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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 1971.

In October 1971, “Capitol” label released “Bloodrock U.S.A.”, the fourth Bloodrock album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Rick Cobb, Ed Grundy, Stephen Hill, Lee Pickens, Nick Taylor, Jim Rutledge and John Palladino.

Personnel:

  • Lee Pickens – guitar, vocals
  • Jim Rutledge – vocals
  • Rick Cobb – drums, percussion
  • Ed Grundy – bass,vocals
  • Nick Taylor – guitar, vocals
  • Stephen Hill – keyboards, vocals
  • John Hoernle – art direction
  • Cecil Jones – engineer
  • Norman Seeff- photography
  • John “Sly” Wilson – engineer

Track listing:

  1. It’s a Sad World – Bill Ham, Warren Ham
  2. Don’t Eat the Children – John Nitzinger
  3. Promises – John Nitzinger
  4. Crazy ‘Bout You Babe – R. Kates, S. Garrett
  5. Hangman’s Dance – John Nitzinger
  6. American Burn – Lee Pickens, Jim Rutledge, Nick Taylor
  7. Rock & Roll Candy Man – Ed Grundy, Jim Rutledge
  8. Abracadaver – Rick Cobb, Lee Pickens, Jim Rutledge, Nick Taylor
  9. Magic Man – Rick Cobb, Lee Pickens, Jim Rutledge

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Beacon” label released “UFO 2: Flying”, the second UFO album.  It was recorded in 1971, at “Nova Studios” in London and was produced by Milton Samuel, Phil Mogg, Mick Bolton, Pete Way and Andy Parker.

Personnel:

  • Phil Mogg- vocals
  • Mick Bolton- guitar
  • Pete Way- bass
  • Andy Parker- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Mogg, Mick Bolton, Pete Way and Andy Parker.

  1. Silver Bird
  2. Star Storm
  3. Prince Kajuku
  4. The Coming of Prince Kajuku
  5. Flying

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Charisma” label released “Pawn Hearts”, the fourth Van der Graaf Generator studio album. It was recorded June – July 1971, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Anthony.

Personnel:

  • Peter Hammill– lead vocals, acoustic and slide guitar, electric piano, piano
  • David Jackson– tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones, flute, vocals
  • Hugh Banton– Hammond E & C and Farfisa Professional organs, piano, Mellotron, ARP synthesizer, bass pedals, bass guitar, psychedelic razor, vocals
  • Guy Evans– drums, tympani, percussion, piano
  • Robert Fripp– electric guitar
  • Robin Cable, David Hentschel, Ken Scott– engineering
  • Howard – brightest hope
  • Paul Whitehead– sleeve design
  • Keith Morris – inner sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Hammill, except where noted.

  1. Lemmings (Including ‘Cog’)
  2. Man Erg
  3. A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers”
  • Eyewitness
  • Pictures/Lighthouse – Peter Hammill, Hugh Banton
  • Eyewitness
  • H.M.
  • Presence of the Night
  • Kosmos Tours – Guy Evans
  • (Custard’s) Last Stand
  • The Clot Thickens – Peter Hammill, Hugh Banton, Guy Evans, David Jackson
  • Land’s End (Sineline) – David Jackson
  • We Go Now – David Jackson, Hugh Banton

 

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Curtom” label released “Roots”, the second Curtis Mayfield studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “RCA Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Curtis Mayfield.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Mayfield – vocals, guitar
  • Craig McMullen – guitar
  • Joseph “Lucky” Scott – bass
  • Tyrone McCullen – drums
  • Henry Gibson- percussion
  • Leroy Hutson, Michael Hawkins – background vocals
  • Johnny Pate, Riley Hampton – arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Curtis Mayfield, except where noted.

  1. Get Down
  2. Keep On Keeping On
  3. Underground
  4. We Got to Have Peace
  5. Beautiful Brother of Mine
  6. Now You’re Gone – Curtis Mayfield, Joseph Scott
  7. Love to Keep You in My Mind

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Neighborhood” label released “Gather Me”, the eight Melanie album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Allegro Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Schekeryk.

Personnel:

  • Melanie – guitar, vocals
  • Sal DiTroica – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Don Payne- bass
  • Roger Kellaway- piano, arrangements
  • Buddy Saltzman, Donald MacDonald, Robert J. Gregg – drums
  • Johnny Pacheco – congas
  • Toots Thielemans, Gilbert Chimes, Michael Chimes – harmonica
  • George Marge – woodwind
  • Artie Kaplan– contractor
  • Bruce Staple – engineer
  • Maddy Miller – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Melanie Safka; except where noted

  1. Little Bit of Me
  2. Some Day I’ll Be a Farmer
  3. Steppin’
  4. Brand New Key
  5. Ring Around the Moon
  6. Ring the Living Bell
  7. Railroad
  8. Kansas
  9. Some Say (I Got Devil)
  10. Center of the Circle
  11. What Wondrous Love – arranged and adapted by Melanie
  12. Baby Day
  13. Tell Me Why – Michael Edwards, Richard Parish, Sigmund Spaeth

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Elektra” label released “Frisco Mable Joy”, the third Mickey Newbury album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Cinderella Studios” in Tennessee, and was produced by Dennis Linde, Owsley Manier and Robert Rosemurgy.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Newbury– guitar, lead vocals
  • Dennis Linde– guitar, background vocals
  • Charlie McCoy– guitar, harmonica
  • Bobby Thompson – banjo, guitar
  • Wayne Moss– guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Beegie Adair– keyboards
  • Jimmy Capps – guitar
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • Buddy Spicher– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Bob Beckham
  • John Harris
  • John Moss
  • Charles Navarro
  • Walker Sill
  • Recording engineer – Wayne Linde, Wayne Moss
  • Art direction, photography – Robert L. Heimall

Track listing:

All tracks by Mickey Newbury,except where noted.

  1. An American Trilogy – traditional, Mickey Newbury
  2. How Many Times (Must the Piper Be Paid for His Song)
  3. Interlude
  4. The Future’s Not What It Used to Be
  5. Mobile Blue
  6. Frisco Depot
  7. You’re Not My Same Sweet Baby
  8. Interlude
  9. Remember the Good
  10. Swiss Cottage Place
  11. How I Love Them Old Songs
  12. San Francisco Mabel Joy