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In September 1977.

In September 1977, “Daffodil” label released “Hope”, the second Klaatu studio album. It was recorded June 1976 – June 1977, and was produced by Terry Brown. The album art was by Ted Jones.

Personnel:

  • Dee Long – vocals, piano, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, organ, clavinet, bass guitar, synthesizer, mandolin, slide guitar, harmonica, electric sitar
  • John Woloschuk – vocals, bass guitar, Fender Rhodes piano, autoharp, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, Polymoog synthesizer, harmonium, electric piano, pianet
  • Terry Draper- drums, tambourine, triangle, percussion, whistle
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Arranged Terry Brown, Dee Long, John Woloschuk, Terry Draper
  • Recorded and engineered by Terry Brown

Track listing:

  1. We’re Off You Know – John Woloschuk
  2. Madman – Dee Long
  3. Around the Universe in Eighty Days – Dee Long
  4. Long Live Politzania – John Woloschuk
  5. The Loneliest of Creatures – John Woloschuk
  6. Prelude – Dee Long, John Woloschuk, Terry Draper
  7. So Said the Lighthouse Keeper – John Woloschuk
  8. Hope – John Woloschuk
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In September 1976.

In September 1976, “Shelter” label released “Troubadour”, the fourth J. J. Cale studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Audie Ashworth.

Personnel:

  • J. Cale– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Charles Dungey, Tommy Cogbill, Joe Osborn, Bill Raffensperger – bass guitar
  • Karl Himmel, Kenny Buttrey, Buddy Harman, Jimmy Karstein, Kenny Malone– drums
  • Gordon Payne, Chuck Browning, Doug Bartenfeld – guitar
  • Reggie Young, Harold Bradley, Bill Boatman – rhythm guitar
  • Lloyd Green, Buddy Emmons– steel guitar
  • Farrell Morris, Audie Ashworth, I. Allison – percussion
  • Don Tweedy – ARP
  • Bobby Woods, Bill Purcell – piano
  • George Tidwell – trumpet
  • Dennis Goode – trombone
  • Billy Puett – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by J. J. Cale, except where noted.

  1. Hey Baby
  2. Travelin’ Light
  3. You Got Something
  4. Ride Me High
  5. Hold On
  6. Cocaine
  7. I’m a Gypsy Man – Sonny Curtis
  8. The Woman That Got Away
  9. Super Blue
  10. Let Me Do It to You
  11. Cherry
  12. You Got Me On So Bad

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “A&M” label released the self-titled, third Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, 6 & 12-string acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue– acoustic & electric guitars
  • Bryn Haworth– slide guitar, mandolin
  • Jimmy Jewell – saxophone
  • Dave Markee – bass guitar
  • J. Cole– steel guitar
  • Graham Lyle– guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– drums
  • Brian Rogers – string arrangements
  • Peter Wood– Hammond organ, piano, electric piano
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Leroy Champaign – background vocals
  • Clarke Peters– backing vocals
  • Fabio Nicoli – art direction
  • Nick Marshall – design
  • Clive Arrowsmith– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading

  1. Down to Zero
  2. Help Yourself
  3. Water With the Wine
  4. Love and Affection
  5. Save Me
  6. Join the Boys
  7. People
  8. Somebody Who Loves You
  9. Like Fire
  10. Tall in the Saddle

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “E.G.” label released “Let’s Stick Together”, the third Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded 1973 – 1976, at “AIR” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas and Bryan Ferry.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – vocals, keyboards, harmonica
  • Chris Spedding- guitar
  • Paul Thompson- drums
  • John Wetton- bass
  • Chris Mercer- tenor saxophone
  • Mel Collins- soprano saxophone
  • Martin Drover – trumpet
  • Eddie Jobson- violin, synthesizer
  • Morris Pert- percussion
  • John Gustafson- bass
  • Rick Wills- bass
  • John Porter- bass
  • Phil Manzanera- guitar
  • David O’List- guitar
  • Neil Hubbard- guitar
  • Ann O’Dell – string arrangement
  • Jackie Sullivan, Helen Chappelle, Paddie McHugh, Doreen Chanter, Vicki Brown, Martha Walker – chorus
  • John Punter, Steve Nye– engineers
  • Jon Walls, Nigel Walker – assistant engineers
  • Richard Wallis – photography

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Stick Together – Wilbert Harrison
  2. Casanova – Brian Ferry
  3. Sea Breezed – Brian Ferry
  4. Shame, Shame, Shame – Jimmy Reed
  5. 2HB – Brian Ferry
  6. The Price of Love – Don Everly, Phil Everly
  7. Chance Meeting – Brian Ferry
  8. It’s Only Love – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. You Go to My Head – Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie
  10. Re-Make/Re-Model – Brian Ferry
  11. Heart on My Sleeve – Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “Columbia” label released “Private Eyes”, the second and the last Tommy Bolin album. It was recorded in June 1976, at “Cherokee Studios” in Los Angeles,and ”Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Dennis MacKay, Tommy Bolin.

Personnel:

  • Tommy Bolin– guitars, keyboards, vocals, piano
  • Reggie McBride – bass, vocals
  • Mark Stein– keyboards, vocals
  • Carmine Appice– drums
  • Bobby Berge – percussion, drums
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Norma Jean Bell – percussion, vocals, saxophone
  • Del Newman – string arrangements
  • Engineered by Thomas La Tonore, Stephen W Tayler
  • Jimmy Wachtel – design

Track listing:

  1. Bustin’ Out for Rosey – Tommy Bolin
  2. Sweet Burgundy – Tommy Bolin, Jeff Cook
  3. Post Toastee – Tommy Bolin
  4. Shake the Devil – Tommy Bolin, Jeff Cook
  5. Gypsy Soul – Tommy Bolin, Jeff Cook
  6. Someday We’ll Bring Our Love Home – Tommy Bolin, John Tesar
  7. Hello, Again – Tommy Bolin, Jeff Cook
  8. You Told Me That You Loved Me –Tommy Bolin

 

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “Asylum” label released “Small Change”, the third Tom Waits studio album. It was recorded in July 1976, at “Wally Heider Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Bones Howe.

Personnel:

  • Tom Waits– vocals, piano
  • Harry Bluestone– violin, concertmaster strings
  • Jim Hughart – bass
  • Ed Lustgarten – cello, orchestra manager strings
  • Shelly Manne– drums
  • Lew Tabackin– tenor saxophone
  • Jerry Yester– arranger and conductor of string section

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Waits.

  1. Tom Traubert’s Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)
  2. Step Right Up
  3. Jitterbug Boy (Sharing a Curbstone with Chuck E. Weiss, Robert Marchese, Paul Body and The Mug and Artie)
  4. I Wish I Was in New Orleans (In the Ninth Ward)
  5. The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening with Pete King)
  6. Invitation to the Blues
  7. Pasties and a G-String (At the Two O’Clock Club)
  8. Bad Liver and a Broken Heart (In Lowell)
  9. The One That Got Away
  10. Small Change (Got Rained on with His Own .38)
  11. I Can’t Wait to Get Off Work (And See My Baby on Montgomery Avenue)

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Columbia” label released “Secrets”, the 16th Herbie Hancock studio album. It was recorded in 1976, in San Francisco, and was produced by David Rubinson and Herbie Hancock.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock– acoustic piano, Rhodes electric piano, electric grand piano, ARP Odyssey, ARP String Ensemble,  Hohner D6 Clavinet,  Micromoog, Oberheim 4 Voice, Echoplex
  • Bennie Maupin– soprano sax, tenor sax, saxello, lyricon, bass clarinet
  • Ray Parker Jr.– guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Jackson– bass
  • James Gadson, James Levi– drums
  • Kenneth Nash– percussion
  • Wah Wah Watson– guitar, Maestro universal synthesiser system / sample and hold unit, voice bag; vocals, bass

Track listing:

  1. Doin’ It – Melvin Ragin, Ray Parker, Jr.
  2. People Music – Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin, Paul Jackson
  3. Cantelope Island – Herbie Hancock
  4. Spider – Melvin Ragin, Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson
  5. Gentle Thoughts – Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin
  6. Swamp Rat – Paul Jackson, Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin
  7. Sansho Shima – Bennie Maupin