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On October 5, 1973.

On October 5, 1973, “Dawn” label released “Future Legends”, the debut Fruupp studio album. It was recorded in July 1973, at “Escape Studios” in Egerton, Kent, and was produced by Denis Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Peter Farrelly – lead vocals, bass guitar; cover painting
  • Stephen Houston – keyboards, oboe, vocals; arrangements
  • Vincent McCusker – vocals, guitars
  • Martin Foye – drums, percussion
  • Tony Taverner – engineer
  • Michael Rennie – strings conductor
  • Paul Charles – cover concept
  • Marie O’Connell – inside photograph

 Track listing:

All tracks by Vincent McCusker, except where noted.

  1. Future legends
  2. Decision
  3. As Day Breaks with Dawn
  4. Graveyard Epistle – Vincent McCusker, Paul Charles
  5. Lord of the Incubus
  6. Olde Tyme Future
  7. Song for a Thought
  8. Future Legends

On August 24, 1974.

On August 24, 1974, “Elektra” label released “Verities & Balderdash”, the fourth Harry Chapin studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Connecticut Recording Studios” in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and was produced by Paul Leka. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Harry Chapin – vocals, guitar
  • John Tropea- acoustic guitar, sitar
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg- drums
  • Don Grolnick- piano, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – synthesizer
  • Irving Spice – concertmaster
  • George Simms – background vocals
  • Frank Simms- background vocals
  • Dave Kondziela – background vocals
  • Zizi Roberts – female vocals
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – recording engineer
  • Paul Leka – mixing
  • Fred Kewley – mixing
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Shiah Grumet – design
  • Bill Hofman – illustration
  • Ruth Bernal – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Chapin, except where noted.

  1. Cat’s in the Cradle- Sandy Chapin, Harry Chapin
  2. I Wanna Learn a Love Song
  3. Shooting Star
  4. 000 Pounds of Bananas
  5. She Sings Songs Without Words
  6. What Made America Famous?
  7. Vacancy
  8. Halfway To Heaven
  9. Six String Orchestra

On July 18, 1973.

On July 18, 1973, “CTI” label released “Deodato 2”, the second Eumir Deodato studio album. It was recorded April – May 1973, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Eumir Deodato – keyboards, acoustic and electric piano
  • John Tropea – guitars
  • John Giulino – bass
  • Stanley Clarke – bass
  • Alvin Brehm, Russell Savakus – arco bass
  • Billy Cobham, Rick Marotta – drums
  • Gilmore Degap, Rubens Bassini – congas, percussion
  • David Nadien, Elliot Rosoff, Emanuel Green, Gene Orloff, Harold Kohon, Harry Cykman, Harry Glickman, Harry Lookofsky, Irving Spice, Joe Malin, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman: violin
  • Alfred Brown, Emanuel Vardi – viola
  • Alan Shulman, Charles McCracken, George Ricci – cello
  • Joe Temperley – baritone sax
  • George Marge, Hubert Laws, Jerry Dodgion, Romeo Penque – flute
  • Tony Studd – bass trombone
  • Garnett Brown, Wayne Andre – trombone
  • Brooks Tillotson, Jim Buffington – French horn
  • Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm, Jon Faddis – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Burt Collins, Joe Shepley, Victor Paz – trumpet

 Track listing:

  1. Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward
  2. Pavane for a Dead Princess – Maurice Ravel
  3. Skyscrapers – Eumir Deodato
  4. Super Strut – Eumir Deodato
  5. Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin, arrangement and adaptation by Eumir Deodato

 

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Brain” label released “Double Diamond”, the sixth If album. It was recorded in 1973, at “The Manor Studios” in Shipton-on-Cherwell in Oxfordshire, England, and was produced by Lew Futterman.

Personnel:

  • Dick Morrissey– lead and backing vocals, tenor and alto saxophones, flute
  • Steve Rosenthal – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Pete Arnesen – piano, organ, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Fi Trench- piano, backing vocals
  • Kurt Palomaki – bass, backing vocals
  • Cliff Davies- drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Play, Play, Play – Dick Morrissey, Kurt Palomaki
  2. Pebbles on the Beach – Dick Morrissey, B. Morrissey
  3. Pick Me Up (And Put Me Back on the Road) – Cliff Davies
  4. Another Time Around (Is Not for Me) – Cliff Davies
  5. Groupie Blue (Every Day She’s Got the Blues) – Dick Morrissey, T. Preston
  6. Fly, Fly, The Route, Shoot – Kurt Palomaki
  7. Feel Thing Part 1 – Pete Arnesen
  8. Feel Thing Part 2 – Pete Arnesen
  9. Feel Thing Part 3 – Pete Arnesen

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Atco” label released “Have a Good Time for Me”, the third Jonathan Edwards studio album. It was recorded in June 1973, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Casperson.

Personnel:

  • Jonathan Edwards – vocals, chorus, acoustic guitar, harmonica, tambourine, lettering
  • Stuart Schulman – electric bass guitar, violin, piano, chorus
  • Bill Keith– banjo, pedal steel guitar, chorus
  • Bill Elliot – piano, organ, chorus
  • George Grantham– drums, vibes, harmony
  • Richard Davis– acoustic double bass
  • David Bromberg– mandolin, dobro, electric guitar
  • Al Anderson– electric guitar
  • Eric Lilljequist – harmony, chorus
  • Keith Spring – string arrangements, conductor
  • Jay Messina – engineer
  • Kristine Weaver – photography
  • Ann Christopher – album design

 Track listing:

  1. Have Yourself a Good Time for Me – Eric Lilljequist
  2. King of Hearts – Joe Dolce
  3. Places I’ve Been – Eric Lilljequist
  4. I’m Alone – Eric Lilljequist
  5. Travelin’ Blues – Jimmie Rodgers, Shelly Lee Alley
  6. Rollin’ Along – Joe Dolce
  7. My Home Ain’t in the Hall of Fame – Joe Dolce
  8. Angelina – Malcolm McKinney
  9. Thirty Miles to Go – Malcolm McKinney
  10. Sit Down Rock and Roll Man – Eric Lilljequist
  11. When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder – James Milton Black

 

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Track” label released “Moontan”, the ninth Golden Earring album. It was recorded in 1973 and was produced by George Kooymans, Rinus Gerritsen, Barry Hay, Ceasar Zuiderwijk, Eelco Gelling, and Bertus Borgers. In the “Q & Mojo Classic Special Edition Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock”, “Moontan” was ranked at number 32 in its list of “40 Cosmic Rock Albums”.

Personnel:

  • George Kooymans— vocals, guitar, engineer
  • Rinus Gerritsen— bass, keyboards, engineer
  • Barry Hay— vocals, flute, arranger
  • Cesar Zuiderwijk— drums, arranger
  • Eelco Gelling— guitar, arranger
  • Bertus Borgers— saxophone, arranger
  • Patricia Paay— vocals
  • Fred Haayen – executive producer
  • Pieter Nieboer – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Hay and George Kooymans except where noted.

  1. Candy’s Going Bad
  2. Are You Receiving Me – John Fenton, Barry Hay, George Kooymans
  3. Suzy Lunacy (Mental Rock)
  4. Radar Love
  5. Just Like Vince Taylor
  6. Vanilla Queen

 

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Blue Note” label released “Street Lady”, the 32nd Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in June 1973, at “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Larry Mizell.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Roger Glenn- flute
  • Jerry Peters- piano, electric piano
  • Fonce Mizell– vocals, clavinet, trumpet
  • Fred Perren– vocals, synthesizer
  • David T. Walker- guitar
  • Chuck Rainey- electric bass
  • Harvey Mason- drums
  • King Errisson – congas, bongos
  • Stephanie Spruill – percussion
  • Larry Mizell- vocals, arranger, conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Mizell and Donald Byrd except where noted.

  1. Lansana’s Priestess
  2. Miss Kane
  3. Sister Love
  4. Street Lady – Larry Mizell, Fonce Mizell
  5. Witch Hunt
  6. Woman of the World – Larry Gordon, Larry Mizell

 

On June 18, 1973.

On June 18, 1973, “ABC – Dunhill” label released “The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get”, the second Joe Walsh studio album. It was recorded 1972 – 1973 and was produced by Joe Walsh and Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh– lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Kenny Passarelli– lead and backing vocals, bass, guitar
  • Joe Vitale– lead and backing, drums, percussion, piano, keyboards, flute
  • Rocke Grace – lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Joe Lala– percussion
  • Venetta Fields– backing vocals
  • Clydie King– backing vocals
  • Bill Szymczyk– engineering, mixing
  • Mike D. Stone– engineering
  • Ronnie Alpert – engineering
  • Al Blazek – engineering
  • Jimmy Wachtel– album design
  • Bob Jenkins– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Rocky Mountain Way – Joe Walsh, Joe Vitale, Kenny Passarelli, Rock Grace
  2. Book Ends – Joe Vitale
  3. Wolf
  4. Midnight Moodies – Rocke Grace
  5. Happy Ways – Kenny Passarelli, Bernard Zoloth
  6. Meadows
  7. Dreams
  8. Days Gone By – Joe Vitale
  9. Day Dream (Prayer)

 

In June 1973.

In June 1973, “Transatlantic” label released the self – titled, debut Gryphon album. It was recorded March – April 1973, and was produced by Lawrence Aston and Adam Skeaping.

Personnel:

  • Graeme Taylor– vocals, guitars, keyboards, recorder
  • Brian Gulland – vocals, bassoon, crumhorns, recorders, keyboards
  • Richard Harvey- recorders, crumhorns, keyboards, guitar, mandolin
  • Dave Oberlé– vocals, drums, percussion

 Track listing:

  1. Kemp’s Jig – unknown author, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  2. Sir Gavin Grimbold – traditional, arranged by Brian Gulland
  3. Touch and Go – Richard Harvey, Graeme Taylor
  4. Three Jolly Butchers – traditional, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  5. Pastime with Good Company – Henry VIII, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  6. The Unique Grave – traditional, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  7. Estampie – Graeme Taylor
  8. Crossing the Styles – Graeme Taylor
  9. The Astrologer – traditional, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  10. The Wrecks – unknown author, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  11. Jumper Suite – Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  12. The Devil and the Farmer’s Wife – traditional, arranged by Brian Gulland

In June 1973.

In June 1973, “Ode” and “A&M” labels released “Fantasy”, the fifth Carole King album. It was recorded in 1973, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lou Adler.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – lead and backing vocals, piano, arrangements
  • David T. Walker- guitar
  • Charles Larkey – bass guitar
  • Susan Ranney – bass guitar
  • Harvey Mason- drums
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion
  • Eddie Kendricks- backing vocals
  • Tom Scott, Curtis Amy, Ernie Watts, Mike Altschul – saxophone
  • Chuck Findley, Ollie Mitchell, Al Aarons – trumpet
  • Charles Loper, George Bohanon, Dick Hyde- trombone
  • Ken Yerke, Barry Socher, Sheldon Sanov, Haim Shtrum, Kathleen Lenski, Miwako Watanabe, Glen Dicterow, Polly Sweeney, Robert Lipsett, Gordon Marron Strings – violin
  • Denyse Buffum, David Campbell, Alan DeVeritch, Ronald Folsom – viola
  • Jeffrey Solow, Judith Perett – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King.

  1. Fantasy Beginning
  2. You’ve Been Around Too Long
  3. Being at War With Each Other
  4. Directions
  5. That’s How Things Go Down
  6. Weekdays
  7. Haywood
  8. A Quiet Place to Live
  9. Welfare Symphony
  10. You Light Up My Life
  11. Corazón
  12. Believe in Humanity
  13. Fantasy End