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On August 1973.

In August 1973, “Harvest” label released “Boulders”, the first Roy Wood solo album.  It was recorded 1969 – 1971, at “Phonogram Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood – lead, harmony and backing vocals, electric guitarand acoustic guitars, bass, steel guitar,  piano,  drums,  percussion,  mandolin,  cittern,  bouzouki, banjo, cello, double  bass,  brass,  saxophones,  bassoon, recorders, harmonica, water bowl, sound effects, production, cover art
  • John Kurlander – harmonium

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Wood.

  1. Songs of Praise
  2. Wake Up
  3. Rock Down Low
  4. Nancy Sing Me a Song
  5. Dear Elaine
  6. Medley: All the Way Over the Hill, Irish Loafer (And His Hen)
  7. Miss Clarke and the Computer
  8. When Gran’ma Plays the Banjo
  9. Rock Medley: Rockin’ Shoes, She’s Too Good for Me, Locomotive
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In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Chrysalis” label released “A Space in Time”, the sixthTen Years After studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Wright.

Personnel:

  • Alvin Lee– guitar, vocals, back cover photography
  • Leo Lyons– bass
  • Ric Lee– drums
  • Chick Churchill– keyboards
  • Engineer – Chris Kimsey
  • String arrangement by Del Newman
  • Front cover photograph – Ed Caraeff
  • Executive producer – Chris Wright

Track listing:

All tracks by Alvin Lee except “Uncle Jam”, by Chick Churchill, Alvin Lee, Ric Lee and Leo Lyons.

  1. One of These Days
  2. Here They Come
  3. I’d Love to Change the World
  4. Over the Hill
  5. Baby Won’t You Let Me Rock ‘n’ Roll You
  6. Once There Was a Time
  7. Let the Sky Fall
  8. Hard Monkeys
  9. I’ve Been There Too
  10. Uncle Jam

 

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Columbia” label released the debut, self-titled New Riders of the Purple Sage album. It is the only band’s studio album to feature co-founder Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead.It was recorded December 1970 – January 1971, at “Wally Heider Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by John Dawson , David Nelson, Dave Torbert, Jerry Garcia and Spencer Dryden.

Personnel:

  • John Dawson– acoustic guitar, vocals
  • David Nelson– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Dave Torbert– bass, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Garcia– pedal steel guitar, banjo
  • Spencer Dryden– drums, percussion
  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion
  • Commander Cody– piano
  • Stephen Barncard– engineering, executive production
  • Phil Lesh– executive production
  • Ellen Burke – technician
  • Michael Ferguson, Alton Kelly– cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by John Dawson.

  1. I Don’t Know You
  2. Whatcha Gonna Do
  3. Portland Woman
  4. Henry
  5. Dirty Business
  6. Glendale Train
  7. Garden of Eden
  8. All I Ever Wanted
  9. Last Lonely Eagle
  10. Louisiana Lady

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Polydor” label released “Van Ronk”, the tenth Dave Van Ronk album. It was recorded December 1970 – May 1971, at “Sound Exchange Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Dave Woods.

Personnel:

  • Dave Van Ronk – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Dave Woods – arrangements
  • Engineered by Steve Katz
  • Cover Art by Anne Friedman
  • Morale by Joanne Grace
  • Spiritual – John Jameson

Track listing:

  1. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  2. Fox’s Minstrel Show – Michael Small
  3. Port of Amsterdam – Jacques Brel, Eric Blau, Mort Shuman
  4. Fat Old John – Peter Stampfel
  5. Urge for Going – Joni Mitchell
  6. Random Canyon – Peter Stampfel
  7. I Think It’s Going to Rain Today – Randy Newman
  8. Gaslight Rag -Dave Van Ronk
  9. Honey Hair – Dave Van Ronk
  10. Legend of the Dead Soldier – Bertolt Brecht, Eric Bentley
  11. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive – Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “United Artists” label released “If 3”, the third If album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by John Child, J.W. Hodkinson, Dick Morrissey, Dave Quincy, Terry Smith, John Mealing, Jim Richardson  and Dennis Elliot.

Personnel:

  • W. Hodkinson– lead vocals, percussion
  • Dick Morrissey– tenor and soprano saxophones, backing vocals, flute
  • Dave Quincy– tenor and alto saxophones, flute
  • Terry Smith– guitar
  • John Mealing– organ, backing vocals, electric piano
  • Jim Richardson– bass
  • Dennis Elliott– drums

Track listing:

  1. Fibonacci’s Number – Dave Quincy
  2. Forgotten Roads – Dave Quincy, Preston
  3. Sweet January – Dave Quincy, Preston
  4. Child of Storm – Dave Quincy, J.W. Hodkinson
  5. Far Beyond – John Mealing, Preston
  6. Seldom Seen Sam – Terry Smith, J.W. Hodkinson
  7. Upstairs – Morrissey, Dick Morrissey
  8. Here Comes Mr. Time – John Mealing, Preston

In August 1971.

In August 1971, ”Pegasus” label released “n Hearing of”, the third Atomic Rooster album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Vincent Crane, John Du Cann, Pete French and Paul Hammond.

Personnel:

  • Vincent Crane: Hammond organ, piano, vocals
  • John Du Cann: guitars
  • Pete French: vocals
  • Paul Hammond: drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Breakthrough – Vincent Crane, Pat Darnell
  2. Break the Ice – John Du Cann
  3. Decision/Indecision – Vincent Crane, Pat Darnell
  4. A Spoonful of Bromide Helps the Pulse Rate Go Down – Vincent Crane
  5. Black Snake – Vincent Crane, Pat Darnell
  6. Head in the Sky – John Du Cann
  7. The Rock – Vincent Crane
  8. The Price – Vincent Crane

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “A&M” label released “White Light”, the second Gene Clark solo album. It was recorded in 1971, at “A&M Studios” and “Village Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jesse Ed Davis.

Personnel:

  • Gene Clark– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Jesse Ed Davis– electric guitar
  • Chris Ethridge– bass
  • Gary Mallaber– drums
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • Ben Sidran– piano
  • Joe Zagarino – engineer
  • Baker Bigsby – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gene Clark, except where noted.

  1. The Virgin
  2. With Tomorrow – Gene Clark, Jesse Ed Davis
  3. White Light
  4. Because of You
  5. One in a Hundred
  6. For a Spanish Guitar
  7. Where My Love Lies Asleep
  8. Tears of Rage – Bob Dylan, Richard Manuel
  9. 1975