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In January 1977.

In January 1977, “Capitol” label released the self-titled, second Sammy Hagar  album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Carter.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Alan Fitzgerald– keyboards
  • David Lewark– guitar
  • Scott Mathews– drums

Track listing:

  1. Red – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  2. Catch the Wind – Donovan
  3. Cruisin’ & Boozin’ – Sammy Hagar
  4. Free Money – Lenny Kaye, Patti Smith
  5. Rock ‘N’ Roll Weekend – Sammy Hagar
  6. Fillmore Shuffle – Bruce Stephens
  7. Hungry – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  8. The Pits – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  9. Love Has Found Me – Sammy Hagar
  10. Little Star/Eclipse – Sammy Hagar
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In January 1977.

In January 1977, “Epic” label released “Fountains of Light”, the second Starcastle studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, Quebec, Canada, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker.

Personnel:

  • Terry Luttrell- lead vocals
  • Herb Schildt- synthesizers, organ, piano
  • Gary Strater – bass guitar, Taurus pedals, vocals
  • Stephen Hagler, Matthew Stewart – guitars, vocals
  • Stephen Tassler – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Nick Blagona, Gary Lyons, George Marino – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Fountains
  2. Dawning of the Day
  3. Silver Winds
  4. True to the Light
  5. Portraits
  6. Diamond Song (Deep Is the Light)

In January 1977.

In January 1977, “Aquarius” label released “Forever for Now”, the sixth April Wine studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Myles Goodwyn.

Personnel:

  • Myles Goodwyn– lead and backing vocals, guitars, piano, string ensemble
  • Gary Moffet – guitars, backing vocals
  • Jerry Mercer– drums, backing vocals, percussion, vibraphone
  • Steve Lang– bass, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Myles Goodwyn,  except where noted.

  1. Forever for Now
  2. Child’s Garden
  3. Lovin’ You
  4. Holly Would
  5. You Won’t Dance with Me
  6. Come Away – George Bowser, Peter Jupp
  7. Mama Laye
  8. I’d Rather be Strong
  9. Hard Times – Jimmy Dean, lyrics by Myles Goodwyn
  10. Marjorie

In January 1977.

In January 1977, “Elektra” label released “Lost Without Your Love”, the sixth and final Bread studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Elektra Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by David Gates, James Griffin, Larry Knetchel and Mike Botts.

Personnel:

  • David Gates- vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • James Griffin- vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Larry Knechtel- keyboards, bass, guitar
  • Mike Botts– drums
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Michael Boddicker– synthesizers
  • Tom Scott- saxophone, woodwinds

Track listing:

  1. Hooked on You – David Gates
  2. She’s the Only One – James Griffin, Royer
  3. Lost Without Your Love – David Gates
  4. Change of Heart – David Gates, James Griffin
  5. Belonging – David Gates
  6. Fly Away – James Griffin, Royer
  7. Lay Your Money Down – David Gates
  8. The Chosen One – David Gates
  9. Today’s the First Day – James Griffin, Royer
  10. Hold Tight – David Gates
  11. Our Lady of Sorrow – James Griffin, Royer

 

On January 1, 1979.

On January 1, 1976, “Columbia” label released “Look into the Future”, the second Journey studio album. It was recorded August – October 1975, at “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Ross Valory, Aynsley Dunbar and Glen Kolotkin.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Rolie– vocals, keyboards
  • Neal Schon– guitar
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Mark Friedman – engineer
  • George Horn – mastering

Track listing:

  1. On a Saturday Nite – Gregg Rolie
  2. It’s All Too Much – George Harrison
  3. Anyway – Gregg Rolie
  4. She Makes Me (Feel Alright) – Alex Cash, Gregg Rolie
  5. You’re on Your Own – Gregg Rolie
  6. Look into the Future – Diane Valory, Gregg Rolie
  7. Midnight Dreamer – Gregg Rolie
  8. I’m Gonna Leave You – Gregg Rolie

In December 1976.

In December 1976, “Mulligan Music Ltd.” label released Andy Irvine/Paul Brady, album by Andy Irvine and Paul Brady. It was recorded August – September 1976 at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Dónal Lunny.

Personnel:

  • Andy Irvine- vocals, bouzouki, mandolin, mandola, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica
  • Paul Brady- vocals, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, tin whistle,  cittern, harmonium, backing vocals.
  • Dónal Lunny- guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán, backing vocals.
  • Kevin Burke- fiddle

Track listing:

  1. Plains of Kildare – lyrics traditional; music by Andy Irvine
  2. Lough Erne Shore – traditional; arranged by Paul Brady
  3. Fred Finn’s Reel / Sailing into Walpole’s Marsh – traditional; arranged by Paul Brady, Andy Irvine, Dónal Lunny, Kevin Burke
  4. Bonny Woodhall – lyrics traditional; music by Andy Irvine
  5. Arthur McBride – lyrics adapted and arranged with new lyrics from traditional, music by Paul Brady
  6. The Jolly Soldier – traditional; arranged with additional lyrics by Paul Brady / The Blarney Pilgrim – traditional; arranged by Paul Brady, Andy Irvine, Kevin Burke
  7. Autumn Gold – Andy Irvine
  8. Mary and the Soldier – traditional; arranged with additional lyrics by Paul Brady
  9. The Streets of Derry – traditional; arranged by Andy Irvine
  10. Martinmas Time – traditional; arranged by Andy Irvine / The Little Stack of Wheat – traditional; arranged by Paul Brady, Dónal Lunny, Kevin Burke

 

In November 1976.

In November 1976, “Asylum” label released “Hejira”, the eighth Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joni Mitchell. In 1991, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 11 on its list of the “Greatest Album Covers of all Time”. In 2000, “Spex” magazine critics voted it the 55th greatest album of the 20th century.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Larry Carlton– electric and acoustic guitar
  • Jaco Pastorius– bass guitar
  • Max Bennett– bass guitar
  • Chuck Domanico– double bass
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone
  • Neil Young– harmonica
  • Abe Most– clarinet
  • Chuck Findley, Tom Scott– horns
  • Henry Lewy– production, recording, mixing
  • Steve Katz– assistant production, mixing
  • Keith Williamson – art direction
  • Joel Bernstein, Norman Seeff– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell.

  1. Coyote
  2. Amelia
  3. Furry Sings the Blues
  4. Hejira
  5. Song for Sharon
  6. Black Crow
  7. Blue Motel Room
  8. Refugee of the Roads