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In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled R.E.O. Speedwagon  album. It was recorded 1970–1971 at “Connecticut Recording Studios Inc.” and “Columbia Recording Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Paul Leka and Billy Rose II.

Personnel:

  • Terry Luttrell- lead vocals
  • Gary Richrath- guitar
  • Neal Doughty- keyboards
  • Gregg Philbin – bass, backing vocals
  • Alan Gratzer – drums, backing vocals
  • Andre Borly – ondes Martenot
  • Freedom Soul Singers – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Doughty, Alan Gratzer, Terry Luttrell, Gregg Philbin, and Gary Richrath, except where noted.

  1. Gypsy Woman’s Passion
  2. 157 Riverside Avenue
  3. Anti-Establishment Man
  4. Lay Me Down – Gregg Philbin, Gary Richrath
  5. Sophisticated Lady
  6. Five Men Were Killed Today
  7. Prison Women – Gary Richrath
  8. Dead at Last
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In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Mediarts” label released “Tapestry”, the debut Don McLean album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Sierra Sound Laboratories” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Jerry Corbitt.

Personnel:

  • Don McLean – vocals, guitar, banjo
  • Rick Turner – guitar, bass guitar
  • Peter Childs – dobro, bass guitar
  • Jerry Corbitt– bass guitar
  • Gregory Dewey, Jeff Meyer – drums
  • Scott Lawrence, Edward Bogas– piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Don McLean.

  1. Castles in the Air
  2. General Store
  3. Magdalene Lane
  4. Tapestry
  5. Respectable
  6. Orphans of Wealth
  7. Three Flights Up
  8. And I Love You So
  9. Bad Girl
  10. Circus Song
  11. No Reason for Your Dreams

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Columbia” label released released “Skid”, the debut Skid Row album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Clifford Davis.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore- guitar, vocals
  • Brush Shiels- bass, vocals
  • Noel Bridgeman – drums, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Mad Dog Woman – Brendan Shiels
  2. Virgo’s Daughter – Brendan Shiels
  3. Heading Home Again – Brendan Shiels
  4. An Awful Lot Of Woman – Brendan Shiels
  5. Unco-Up Showband Blues – Brendan Shiels, Gary Moore, Noel Bridgeman
  6. For Those Who Do – Brendan Shiels, Gary Moore, Noel Bridgeman
  7. After I’m Gone – Brendan Shiels
  8. The Man Who Never Was – Brendan Shiels, Gary Moore, Noel Bridgeman
  9. Felicity – Gary Moore

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Epic” label released “Potlatch”, the second Redbone album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Lolly Vegas and Pete Welding.

Personnel:

  • Lolly Vegas – guitar, vocals
  • Tony Bellamy– guitar, vocals
  • Patrick Vegas – bass, vocals
  • Peter DePoe– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Maggie – Lolly Vegas
  2. Light as a Feather – Patrick Vegas
  3. Who Can Say – Lolly Vegas
  4. Judgement Day – Lolly Vegas
  5. Without Reservation – Lolly Vegas, Patrick Vegas, A. Bellamy, Peter DePoe
  6. Chant: 13th Hour – Patrick Vegas
  7. Alcatraz – Patrick Vegas
  8. Drinkin’ and Blo – Lolly Vegas
  9. Bad News Ain’t No News at All – Lolly Vegas, Patrick Vegas, A. Bellamy
  10. New Blue Sermonette – Lolly Vegas

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Decca” label released “Looking In”, the sixth Savoy Brown album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Recorded Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Kim Simmonds.

Personnel:

  • Kim Simmonds—guitar, piano
  • Lonesome Dave—vocals, guitar
  • Roger Earl—drums
  • Tone Stevens—bass
  • Owen Finnegan—congas
  • Paul Tregurtha, Eric Holand – engineers
  • Anthony Hawkins – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Gypsy – Kim Simmonds
  2. Poor Girl – Tony Stevens
  3. Money Can’t Save Your Soul – Dave Peverett, Kim Simmonds
  4. Sunday Night – Kim Simmonds
  5. Looking In – Dave Peverett, Kim Simmonds
  6. Take It Easy – Dave Peverett, Kin Simmonds
  7. Sitting an’ Thinking – Kim Simmonds
  8. Leavin’ Again – Dave Peverett, Kim Simmonds
  9. Romanoff – Kim Simmonds

 

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Columbia” label released “Be a Brother”, the third Big Brother and the Holding Company studio album, the first one after Janis Joplin’s departure. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Nick Gravenites.

Personnel:

  • Nick Gravenites- lead and backing vocals
  • Sam Andrew- guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • David Schallock – guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Albin – guitar
  • James Gurley- bass, guitar
  • David Getz – drums, piano

Track listing:

  1. Keep On – Sam Andrew, Peter Albin, David Getz, James Gurley, David Schallock
  2. Joseph’s Coat – Nick Gravenites, John Cipollina
  3. Home on the Strange – Peter Albin, Sam Andrew
  4. Someday – Sam Andrew
  5. Heartache People – Nick Gravenites
  6. Sunshine Baby – Sam Andrew, Peter Albin, David Getz, James Gurley, David Shallock
  7. Natural – Sam Andrew
  8. Funkie Jim – Sam Andrew, Peter Albin, David Getz, James Gurley, David Shallock, Nick Gravenites
  9. I’ll Change Your Flat Tire, Merle – Nick Gravenites
  10. Be a Brother – Nick Gravenites

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “ABC” label released “Indianola Mississippi Seeds”, the eighteenth B. B. King studio album. It was recorded January 1969 – June 1970, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles and “Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • B. King– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Joe Walsh– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Carole King– piano, electric piano
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Paul Harris– piano
  • Bryan Garofalo, Gerald Jemmott– bass
  • Russ Kunkel, Herb Lovelle– drums
  • Sherlie Matthews, Merry Clayton, Clydie King, Venetta Fields- Angelic chorus
  • Joe Zagarino— engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by B. B. King, except where noted.

  1. Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
  2. You’re Still My Woman – B. King, Dave Clark
  3. Ask Me No Questions
  4. Until I’m Dead and Cold
  5. King’s Special
  6. Ain’t Gonna Worry My Life Anymore
  7. Chains and Things – B. King, Dave Clark
  8. Go Underground – B. King, Dave Clark
  9. Hummingbird – Leon Russell