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In June 1972.

In June 1972, “Vertigo” label released “666”, the third and the final Aphrodite’s Child album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, at “Studio Europa Sonor” in Paris, and was produced by Vangelis Papathanassiou. The album cover art was by Gerard Fallec.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis Papathanassiou(Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou) – keyboards, organ, piano, vibraphone, bass, flute, percussion, backing vocals
  • Demis Roussos(Artemios Ventouris Roussos) – lead vocals, bass, guitar, backing vocals
  • Loukas Sideras- drums, lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Silver Koulouris(Anargyros Koulouris) – guitar, percussion
  • Harris Halkitis – bass, tenor saxophone, congas, percussion, backing vocals
  • Michel Ripoche – trombone, tenor saxophone
  • Irene Papas- vocals
  • John Forst – English narration
  • Yannis Tsarouchis- Greek narration
  • Daniel Koplowitz – narration
  • Costas Ferris– lyricist
  • Roger Roche – engineer
  • Jean-Claude Conan – assistant engineer
  • Hitoshi Takiguchi – mastering engineer
  • Hans Brethouwer – mastering
  • Gerard Fallec – production coordination, sleeve design
  • Giorgio Gomelsky- “passing by”
  • Minoru Harada – product manager
  • Kiyoshi Tokiwa – art coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis Papathanassiou and Costas Ferris.

  1. The System
  2. Babylon
  3. Loud, Loud, Loud
  4. The Four Horsemen
  5. The Lamb
  6. The Seventh Seal
  7. Aegian Sea
  8. Seven Bowls
  9. The Wakening Beast
  10. Lament
  11. The Marching Beast
  12. The Battle of the Locusts
  13. Do It
  14. Tribulation
  15. The Beast
  16. Ofis
  17. Seven Trumpets
  18. Altamont
  19. The Wedding of the Lamb
  20. The Capture of the Beast
  21. “∞” (Infinity)
  22. Hic and Nunc
  23. All the Seats Were Occupied
  24. Break
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In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Motown” label released “Touch”, the twenty-third Supremes studio album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, and was produced by Frank Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Jean Terrell– lead and backing vocals
  • Mary Wilson– lead and backing vocals
  • Cindy Birdsong– lead and backing vocals
  • The Blackberries– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. This Is the Story – Frank Wilson, Pam Sawyer
  2. Nathan Jones – Leonard Caston, Kathleen Wakefield
  3. Here Comes the Sunrise – Clifton Davis
  4. Love It Came to Me This Time – Leonard Caston, Kathleen Wakefield
  5. Johnny Raven- Billy Page
  6. Have I Lost You – Gloria Jones, Pam Sawyer
  7. Time and Love – Laura Nyro
  8. Touch – Frank Wilson, Pam Sawyer
  9. Happy (Is a Bumpy Road) – Frank Wilson, Pam Sawyer
  10. It’s So Hard for Me to Say Goodbye – Frank Wilson, Pam Sawyer

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the sixth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Elton John.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell- vocals
  • Elton John- organ, piano
  • Ron Wood- guitar
  • Alan Skidmore- tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan- background vocals
  • Tony Hazzard- background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Doris Troy- background vocals
  • Ian Armit – piano
  • Tony Burrows- background vocals
  • Kay Garner – background vocals
  • Ricky Brown – bass
  • Dave Glover – bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Caleb Quaye- organ, guitar
  • Ray Jackson- mandolin
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Liza Strike – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning -Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Spindizzy” label released the debut album by Grin. It was recorded 1969-1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by David Briggs.The album was dedicated to Roy Buchanan with “special thanks” to Neil Young and Crazy Horse.

Personnel:

  • Nils Lofgren- guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Berberich – drums, vocals
  • Bob Gordon – bass, vocals
  • Danny Whitten, Neil Youngand Ralph Molina – harmony vocals
  • Jerry Williams – scat singing
  • Ben Keith- steel guitar
  • Bruce McCauley – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Nils Lofgren

  1. Like Rain
  2. See What A Love Can Do
  3. Everybody’s Missin’ The Sun
  4. 18 Faced Lover
  5. Outlaw
  6. We All Sung Together
  7. If I Were a Song
  8. Take You To The Movies Tonight
  9. Direction
  10. Pioneer Mary
  11. Open Wide
  12. I Had Too Much (Miss Dazi)

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Ohr” label released “Electronic Meditation”, the debut Tangerine Dream album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Edgar Froese, Klaus Schulze and Conrad Schnitzler.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Froese – six- and twelve-string guitar, organ, piano, sound effects, tapes
  • Conrad Schnitzler – cello, violin, addiator
  • Klaus Schulze – drums, percussion, metal sticks
  • Jimmy Jackson – organ
  • Thomas Keyserling – flute

Track listing:

All tracks by Edgar Froese, Klaus Schulze and Conrad Schnitzler..

  1. Genesis
  2. Journey Through a Burning Brain
  3. Cold Smoke
  4. Ashes to Ashes
  5. Resurrection

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Vertigo” label released “Gasoline Alley”, the second Rod Stewart studio album. It was recorded February – April 1970, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Lou Reizner.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart– main performer, producer, vocals, guitar
  • Martin Quittenton– classical guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar, bottleneck guitar, acoustic guitar, bass
  • Ronnie Lane– bass, vocals
  • Ian McLagan– piano, organ
  • William Gaff – whistle
  • Dennis O’Flynn – violin bass
  • Dick Powell – violin
  • Stanley Matthews – mandolin
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Pete Sears– piano
  • Jack Reynolds – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Gasoline Alley – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  2. It’s All Over Now – Bobby Womack, Shirley Jean Womack
  3. Only a Hobo – Bob Dylan
  4. My Way of Giving – Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott
  5. Country Comfort – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  6. Cut Across Shorty – Wayne P. Walker, Marijohn Wilkin
  7. Lady Day – Rod Stewart
  8. Jo’s Lament – Rod Stewart
  9. You’re My Girl (I Don’t Want to Discuss It) – Dick Cooper, Beth Beatty, Ernie Shelby

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “RCA” label released “Hark! The Village Wait”, the debut Steely Span album. It was recorded in March 1970, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Sandy Roberton, Maddy Prior, Tim Hart, Ashley Hutchings, Terry Woods and Gay Woods.

Personnel:

  • Maddy Prior- vocals, 5-string banjo
  • Tim Hart- vocals, electric guitar, electric dulcimer, fiddle, 5-string banjo, harmonium
  • Ashley Hutchings- bass
  • Terry Woods- vocals, electric guitar, concertina, mandola, 5-string banjo, mandolin
  • Gay Woods- vocals, concertina, autoharp, bodhran
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Dave Mattacks- drums

Track listing:

  1. A Calling-on Song – Ashley Hutchings
  2. The Blacksmith – traditional
  3. Fisherman’s Wife – MacColl
  4. Blackleg Miner -traditional
  5. Dark-Eyed Sailor –traditional
  6. Copshawholme Fair – traditional
  7. All Things Are Quite Silent – traditional
  8. The Hills of Greenmore – traditional
  9. Lowlands of Holland – traditional
  10. Twa Corbies – traditional
  11. One Night as I Lay on My Bed –traditional