Tag Archives: Abbey Road Studios

On December 13, 1971.

On December 13, 1971, “Apple” label released “Straight Up”, the third Badfinger album. It was recorded May – October 1971, at “Abbey Road Studios”, “AIR Studios” and “Command Studios” in London, and was produced by Todd Rundgren and George Harrison.

Personnel:

  • Pete Ham– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, piano, organ, harmonica
  • Tom Evans– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, twelve string guitar
  • Joey Molland– lead and backing vocals, rhythm and lead guitar
  • Mike Gibbins– drums, percussion
  • George Harrison– slide guitar, guitar
  • Leon Russell– piano, guitar
  • Bobby Diebold – bass guitar
  • Klaus Voormann– electric piano
  • Bill Collins – accordion
  • Gene Mahon – design
  • Richard DiLello– design, photography
  • Peter Mew, Mike Jarratt – engineer
  • Marcia McGovern – pre-production director
  • Roberta Ballard – production manager

Track listing:

  1. Take It All – Pete Ham
  2. Baby Blue – Pete Ham
  3. Money – Tom Evans
  4. Flying – Tom Evans, Joey Molland
  5. I’d Die Babe – Joey Molland
  6. Name of the Game – Pete Ham
  7. Suitcase – Joey Molland
  8. Sweet Tuesday Morning – Jeoy Molland
  9. Day After Day – Pete Ham
  10. Sometimes – Joey Molland
  11. Perfection – Pete Ham
  12. It’s Over – Tom Evans
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In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Epic” label released “Ennismore”, the second Colin Blunstone studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Argent and Chris White.

Personnel:

  • Colin Blunstone– vocals, guitar
  • Rod Argent– piano, keyboards
  • Russ Ballard– guitar; piano, keyboards
  • Steve Bingham, Jim Rodford– bass guitar
  • Robert Henrit, Byron Lye Foot, Jim Toomey – drums
  • Terry Poole – drums; bass guitar
  • Phil Dennys, Pete Wingfield– piano, keyboards
  • Derek Griffiths – guitar
  • Michael Snow– guitar, keyboards
  • Peter Vince– engineer
  • Steve Campbell – cover photography
  • Chris Gunning– string arrangements
  • Dan Loggins – adviser
  • David Lowe – photography

Track listing:

  1. I Don’t Believe in Miracles – Russ Ballard
  2. Quartet: Exclusively for Me – Colin Blunstone, David Jones
  3. Quartet: A Sign from Me to You – Colin Blunstone
  4. Quartet: Every Sound I Heard – Colin Blunstone, David Jones
  5. Quartet: How Wrong Can One Man Be – Colin Blunstone
  6. I Want Some More – Colin Blunstone
  7. Pay Me Later – Colin Blunstone, Phil Dennys
  8. Andorra – Rod Argent, Chris White
  9. I’ve Always Had You – Colin Blunstone
  10. Time’s Running Out – Colin Blunstone
  11. How Could We Dare to Be Wrong – Colin Blunstone, Phil Dennys

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Harvest” label released “Whatevershebringswesing”, the third Kevin Ayers album. It was recorded March – August 1971, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Andrew King.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers– vocals, guitar, bass
  • David Bedford– keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • Mike Oldfield– bass, guitar
  • Dave Dufort– drums
  • William Murray– percussion
  • Tony Carr – drums
  • Robert Wyatt– harmony vocals
  • Didier Malherbe– saxophone, flute
  • Gerry Fields – violin
  • Johnny Van Derek – violin
  • Bruce Malamut – flugelhorns, incidental brass, assistant engineer
  • Peter Mews, John Barrett – engineer
  • Adrian Boot – design
  • Adrian Lyne – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers except where noted.

  1. There is Loving/Among Us/There is Loving – “Among Us” – David Bedford
  2. Margaret
  3. Oh My
  4. Song from the Bottom of a Well
  5. Whatevershebringswesing
  6. Stranger in Blue Suede Shoes
  7. Champagne Cowboy Blues – Mike Oldfield
  8. Lullaby

 

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “Harvest” label released “Joy of a Toy”, the debut Kevin Ayers solo album. It was recorded June – September 1969, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers– guitars, bass, vocals
  • Robert Wyatt– drums
  • David Bedford– piano, mellotron, arranger
  • Mike Ratledge– organ
  • Hugh Hopper– bass
  • Paul Buckmaster– cello
  • Rob Tait – drums
  • Paul Minns – oboe
  • Peter Mews – engineer
  • Laurie Asprey – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers

  1. Joy of a Toy Continued
  2. Town Feeling
  3. The Clarietta Rag
  4. Girl on a Swing
  5. Song for Insane Times
  6. Stop This Train (Again Doing It)
  7. Eleanor’s Cake (Which Ate Her)
  8. The Lady Rachel
  9. Oleh Oleh Bandu Bandong
  10. All This Crazy Gift of Time

In November 1967.

In November 1967,”Parlaphone” label released “Butterfly”, the second Hollies studio album. It was recorded September – October 1967, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Ron Richards.

Personnel:

  1. Allan Clarke – vocals, harmonica
  2. Tony Hicks – lead guitar, vocals
  3. Graham Nash – rhythm guitar, vocals
  4. Bobby Elliott – drums
  5. Bernie Calvert – bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Nash, Allan Clarke and Tony Hicks.

  1. Dear Eloise – Allan Clarke, Tony Hicks, Graham Nash
  2. Away Away Away – Graham Nash
  3. Maker – Graham Nash
  4. Pegasus – Tony Hicks
  5. Would You Believe? – Allan Clarke
  6. Wishyouawish – Allan Clarke, Graham Nash
  7. Postcard – Graham Nash
  8. Charlie and Fred – Allan Clarke, Graham Nash
  9. Try It – Allan Clarke, Graham Nash
  10. Elevated Observations? – Allan Clark, Tony Hicks, Graham Nash
  11. Step Inside – Allan Clarke, Tony Hicks, Graham Nash
  12. Butterfly – Graham Nash

 

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Harvest” label released “Shooting at the Moon”, the second Kevin Ayers album. It was recorded April – September 1970, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers – guitar, bass, vocals
  • David Bedford – organ, piano, accordion, marimbaphone, guitar
  • Lol Coxhill – saxophone, zoblophone
  • Mike Oldfield – bass, guitar and vocal
  • Mick Fincher – drums, percussion, bottles, ashtrays
  • The Whole World Chorus – backing vocals
  • Bridget St. John – vocals
  • Robert Wyatt – vocals
  • Peter Mews – engineer
  • Tom Fu – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers

  1. May I?
  2. Rheinhardt & Geraldine/Colores Para Dolores
  3. Lunatics Lament
  4. Pisser Dans un Violon
  5. The Oyster and the Flying Fish
  6. Underwater
  7. Clarence in Wonderland
  8. Red Green and You Blue
  9. Shooting at the Moon

 

On September 1, 1965.

On September 1, 1965, “Parlaphone” label released the self-titled, third Hollies album. It was recorded November 1964 – July 1965, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Ron Richards.

Personnel:

  • Allan Clarke– vocals, harmonica
  • Bobby Elliott– drums
  • Eric Haydock– bass guitar
  • Tony Hicks– lead guitar, vocals
  • Graham Nash– rhythm guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Very Last Day – Noel Stookey, Peter Yarrow
  2. You Must Believe Me – Curtis Mayfield
  3. Put Yourself in My Place – Ransford
  4. Down the Line – Roy Orbison
  5. That’s My Desire – Carroll Loveday, Helmy Kresa
  6. Too Many People – Ransford
  7. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  8. When I Come Home to You – Ransford
  9. Fortune Teller – Naomi Neville
  10. So Lonely – Ransford
  11. I’ve Been Wrong – Ransford
  12. Mickey’s Monkey – Holland-Dozier-Holland