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On March 19, 1971.

On March 19, 1971, “Decca” label released “Green Bullfrog”, album by an ad-hoc band of musicians lead by Derek Lawrence. It was recorded in 1970, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Earl Jordan – vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Albert Lee – guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan – guitar
  • Rod Alexander – guitar
  • Tony Ashton – piano, organ
  • Matthew Fisher – piano
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Chas Hodges – bass
  • Martin Birch– engineer

Track listing:

  1. My Baby Left Me – Arthur Crudup
  2. Makin’ Time – Eddie Phillips, Kenny Pickett
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. Bullfrog – Derek Lawrence, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice
  5. I Want You – Tony Joe White
  6. I’m a Free Man – Mark “Moogy” Klingman
  7. Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Joe South
  8. Lovin’ You is Good for Me Baby – Derek Lawrence, Corlett, Hutton
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On January 1, 1972.

On January 1, 1972, “CBS” label released “Orange”, the fourth Al Stewart album. It was recorded in September 1971, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Anthony.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Tim Renwick– guitar
  • Bob Andrews– keyboards
  • Cal Batchelor – guitar
  • John Donnelly – background vocals
  • Graham Hunt – drums
  • Brian Odgers – bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Kevin Powers – background vocals
  • Brinsley Schwarz– guitar
  • Bruce Thomas– bass
  • Tim Walker – Spanish guitar
  • Mick Welton – background vocals
  • John Wilson– drums
  • David Hentschel– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Stewart, except where noted.

  • You Don’t Even Know Me
  • Amsterdam
  • Songs Out of Clay
  • The News from Spain
  • I Don’t Believe You – Bob Dylan
  • Once an Orange, Always an Orange
  • I’m Falling
  • Night of the 4th of May

On December 1, 1971.

On December 1, 1971, “Harvest” label released the self – titled, debut Electric Light Orchestra album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, at “Philips Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lynne– vocals, piano, acoustic and electric guitar, percussion,  bass, Moog synthesizer
  • Roy Wood– vocals, cello, classical acoustic guitar, bass, double bass, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, recorder, slide guitar, percussion, bass clarinet, krumhorn
  • Bev Bevan– drums, timpani, percussion
  • Bill Hunt – French horn, hunting horn, piccolo trumpet
  • Steve Woolam – violin

Track listing:

  1. 10538 Overture – Jeff Lynne
  2. Look at Me Now – Roy Wood
  3. Nellie Takes Her Bow – Jeff Lynne
  4. The Battle of Marston Moor (July 2nd 1644) – Roy Wood
  5. First Movement (Jumping Biz) – Roy Wood
  6. Radio – Jeff Lynne
  7. Manhattan Rumble (49th Street Massacre) – Jeff Lynne
  8. Queen of the Hours – Jeff Lynne
  9. Whisper in the Night – Roy Wood

On November 27, 1971.

On November 27, 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “Killer”, the fourth Alice Cooper album. It was recorded in 1971, at “RCA Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper– vocals, harmonica
  • Glen Buxton– lead guitar
  • Michael Bruce– rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dennis Dunaway– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Neal Smith– drums, backing vocals
  • Bob Ezrin– keyboards
  • Rick Derringer– additional guitar

Track listing:

  1. Under My Wheels – Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, Bob Ezrin
  2. Be My Lover – Michael Bruce
  3. Halo of Flies – Alice Cooper, Glen Buxton, Bruce, Dunaway, Neal Smith
  4. Desperado – Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce
  5. You Drive Me Nervous – Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce, Bob Ezrin
  6. Yeah, Yeah, Yeah – Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce
  7. Dead Babies – Alice Cooper, Glen Buxton, Michael Bruce, Bruce Dunaway, Neil Smith
  8. Killer – Michael Bruce, Bruce Dunaway

 

On November 27, 1971.

On November 27, 1971, “RCA” label released “Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be”, the debut  Sweet album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Nova Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Wainman.

Personnel:

  • Brian Connolly— lead vocals
  • Steve Priest— bass guitar, lead and backing vocals,
  • Andy Scott— guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker— drums, backing vocals
  • John Roberts — bass
  • Phil Wainman— drums, percussion
  • Pip Williams— guitar, arrangement
  • Fiachra Trench- arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn except where noted.

  1. Co-Co
  2. Chop Chop
  3. Reflections – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr.
  4. Honeysuckle Love – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker
  5. Santa Monica Sunshine
  6. Daydream – John Sebastian
  7. Funny Funny
  8. Tom Tom Turnaround
  9. Jeanie – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker
  10. Sunny Sleeps Late
  11. Spotlight – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “The Lonesome Picker Rides Again”, the fourth John Stewart album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Western Recorders” and “Crystal Sound” in Hollywood, except tracks 6 and 7, which were recorded live at “Chuck’s Cellar” in Los Altos, California, on 29 May 1971, and was produced by Michael Stewart.

Personnel:

  • John Stewart– vocals, guitar
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Peter Asher– vocals
  • Bryan Garofalo – bass
  • Michael Stewart, Jennifer Warnes, Buffy Ford– vocals
  • Chris Darrow– banjo, electric dobro
  • Fred Carter, Jr.– guitar
  • Henry Diltz– harmonica
  • Buddy Emmons– steel guitar
  • Glen D. Hardin– piano
  • King Errisson – conga
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • Ron Malo- production engineer, mixdown engineer
  • Wally Heider – recording engineer
  • Richard Sanford Orshoff – production engineer
  • Jimmie Haskell– orchestration
  • Henry Diltz– photography
  • David Clarke – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by John Stewart.

  1. Just an Old Love Song
  2. The Road Shines Bright
  3. Touch of the Sun
  4. Bolinas
  5. Freeway Pleasure
  6. Wolves in the Kitchen
  7. Little Road and a Stone to Roll
  8. Daydream Believer
  9. Crazy
  10. Wild Horse Road
  11. All the Brave Horses

 

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Stax” label released “Black Moses”, the fifth Isaac Hayes studio album. It was recorded March – October 1971, and was produced by Isaac Hayes.

Personnel:

  • Isaac Hayes – lead and background vocals
  • Hot Buttered Soul – backing vocals
  • The Bar-Kays – instrumentation:
  • The Isaac Hayes Movement:
  • Isaac Hayes – piano, vibraphone, organ, electric piano
  • Ronnie Hudson – bass
  • Gary Jones – bongos, congas
  • Willie Hall – drums, tambourine
  • Lester Snell – electric piano
  • Charles “Skip” Pitts – guitar
  • Sidney Kirk – piano
  • Isaac Hayes, Johnny Allen, Dale Warren – arrangements
  • Ron Capone, William Brown, Henry Bush, Eddie Marion, Dave Purple – engineers
  • Ron Capone, Dave Purple, Isaac Hayes – remix engineers

Track listing:

  1. Never Can Say Goodbye – Clifton Davis
  2. (They Long to Be) Close to You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Nothing Takes the Place of You – Toussaint McCall, Alan Robinson
  4. Man’s Temptation – Curtis Mayfield
  5. Never Gonna Give You Up – Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Jerry Butler
  6. Medley: Ike’s Rap II /  Help Me Love – Isaac Hayes, Johnny Baylor, Mickey Gregory, Luther Ingram, Tommy Tate
  7. Need to Belong to Someone – Curtis Mayfield
  8. Good Love – Mickey Gregory, Isaac Hayes
  9. Medley: Ike’s Rap III / Your Love is So Doggone Good – Isaac Hayes, Difosco Ervin, Rudy Love
  10. For the Good Times – Kris Kristofferson
  11. I’ll Never Fall in Love Again – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  12. Part-Time Love – Clay Hammond
  13. Medley: Ike’s Rap IV / A Brand New Me – Isaac Hayes, Kenneth Gamble, Thom Bell, Jerry Butler
  14. Going in Circles – Jerry Peters, Anita Poree