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On October 22, 2017.

On October 22, 2017, George Redburn Young died aged 70. He was musician, songwriter and music producer, member of the Australian band the Easybeats. With his bandmate Harry Vanda he wrote the hits “Friday on My Mind” and “Love Is in the Air”. In 1973, with Harry Vanda and Ted Albert, he formed “Albert Productions” in Sydney. George Young and Harry Vanda were also producers for AC/DC, (formed by his younger brothers Malcolm and Angus Young). In 1988, George Young and Harry Vanda were inducted into the “ARIA Hall of Fame”.

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In October 1973.

In October 1973, “A&M” label released “Gone Crazy”, album by Grin. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by David Briggs.

Personnel:

  • Nils Lofgren- guitars, keyboards, lead vocals
  • Bob Berberich – drums, lead vocals
  • Bob Gordon – bass, background vocals
  • Tom Lofgren – guitars, background vocals
  • Lanny Tupper – cover drawing

Track listing:

All tracks by Nils Lofgren

  1. You’re the Weight
  2. Boy and Girl
  3. What About Me
  4. One More Time
  5. True Thrill
  6. Beggar’s Day (Eulogy to Danny Whitten)
  7. Nightmare
  8. Believe
  9. Ain’t for Free

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Sovereign” label released “Ashes Are Burning”, the fourth  Renaissance studio album. It was recorded April – August, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Dick Plant, Annie Haslam, John Tout, John Camp and Terence Sullivan.

Personnel:

  • Annie Haslam– lead and backing vocals
  • John Tout – keyboards, backing vocals
  • John Camp – bass, co-lead and backing vocals
  • Terence Sullivan – drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Michael Dunford – acoustic guitar
  • Andy Powell– guitar
  • Richard Hewson– strings arrangements
  • Dick Plant – engineer
  • Richard Goldblatt – assistant engineer
  • Hipgnosis– cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Dunford and Betty Thatcher, except where noted.

  1. Can You Understand?
  2. Let It Grow
  3. On the Frontier – Jim McCarty, Betty Thatcher
  4. Carpet of the Sun
  5. At the Harbour
  6. Ashes Are Burning

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Ohr” label released “Cyborg”, the second Klaus Schulze album. It was recorded February – July 1973, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Schulze – organ, synthesizer, vocals, percussion
  • Colloquium Musica Orchestra

Track listing:

All tracks by Klaus Schulze.

  1. Synphära
  2. Conphära
  3. Chromengel
  4. Neuronengesang

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Blue Sky” label released “All American Boy”, the debut Rick Derringer solo studio album. It was recorded in 1973 at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk and Rick Derringer.

Personnel:

  • Rick Derringer- lead vocals, guitar, organ
  • David Bromberg- guitar, dobro
  • Joe Walsh- electric guitar
  • Bobby Caldwell, Joe Vitale- drums
  • Kenny Passarelli- bass guitar
  • Tasha Thomas, Lani Groves, Carl Hall – backing vocals
  • Edgar Winter- keyboards
  • Suzi Quatro- bass guitar
  • Paul Harris- keyboards
  • Joe Lala- percussion
  • Toots Thielemans- harmonica

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Derringer; except where noted.

  1. Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo
  2. Joy Ride
  3. Teenage Queen
  4. Cheap Tequila
  5. Uncomplicated
  6. Hold – Rick Derringer, Patti Smith
  7. The Airport Giveth (The Airport Taketh Away)
  8. Teenage Love Affair
  9. It’s Raining
  10. Time Warp
  11. Slide On Over Slinky
  12. Jump, Jump, Jump

 

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Ode” label released “Rhymes & Reasons”, the fourth Carole King album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Lou Adler.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – vocals, piano, clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer
  • Charles Larkey – electricand string bass
  • Harvey Mason– drums, vibraphone
  • Bobbye Hall– tambourine, shaker, bells, bongo drum, conga drum
  • Daniel Kortchmar– electric guitar
  • David T. Walker– electric guitar
  • Red Rhodes– steel guitar
  • Harry “Sweets” Edison, Robert “Bobby” Bryant – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Ernie Watts– flute
  • Conducted and arranged by David Campbell, Norman Kurban
  • David Campbell, Carole S. Mukogawa – viola
  • Terry King , Nathaniel Rosen – cellos
  • Charles Larkey – string bass
  • Barry Socher, Eliot Chapo, Marcy E. Dicterow, Gorden H. Marron, Sheldon Sanov, Polly Sweeney – violin
  • Hank Cicalo– engineer
  • Steve Mitchell – assistant engineer
  • Chuck Beeson – graphic concept, design
  • Jim McCrary- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King, except where noted.

  1. Come Down Easy – Carole King, Toni Stern
  2. My My She Cries – Carole King, Toni Stern
  3. Peace in the Valley – Carole King, Toni Stern
  4. Feeling Sad Tonight – Carole King, Toni Stern
  5. The First Day in August – Carole King, Charles Larkey
  6. Bitter with the Sweet
  7. Goodbye Don’t Mean I’m Gone
  8. Stand Behind Me
  9. Gotta Get Through Another Day
  10. I Think I Can Hear You
  11. Ferguson Road – Gerry Goffin, Carole King

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Polydor” label released “To Whom It May Concern”, the tenth Bee Gees album. It was recorded January 1971 – January / April 1972, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Maurice Gibb– bass guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, organ,  Mellotron, harpsichord, mandolin; Moog synthesizer, lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Alan Kendall– acoustic guitar; electric lead guitar
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Geoff Bridford – drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • Mike Claydon, Damon Lyon-Shaw, Richard Manwaring, Andy Knight – engineer
  • Mike Vickers– synthesizer engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb, except where noted.

  1. Run to Me
  2. We Lost the Road – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  3. Never Been Alone – Robin Gibb
  4. Paper Mache, Cabbages and Kings
  5. I Can Bring Love – Robin Gibb
  6. I Held a Party
  7. Please Don’t Turn Out the Lights
  8. Sea of Smiling Faces
  9. Bad Bad Dreams
  10. You Know It’s for You – Maurice Gibb
  11. Alive – Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  12. Road to Alaska
  13. Sweet Song of Summer