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On June 1, 1978.

On June 1, 1978, “Arista” label released “Pyramid”, the third Alan Parsons Project album. It was recorded September 1977 – February 1978, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – acoustic guitar, engineer
  • David Paton– vocals, bass
  • Stuart Elliott– drums, percussion
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Eric Woolfson, Duncan Mackay– keyboards
  • Dean Ford, Colin Blunstone, Lenny Zakatek, John Miles, Jack Harris– vocals
  • Phil Kenzie– saxophone solos
  • The English Chorale Choir
  • Bob Howes – choirmaster
  • Andrew Powell – arrangements
  • Chris Blair, Pat Stapley – engineer assistant
  • Eric Woolfson – executive producer
  • Hipgnosis – design, photography
  • Rob Brimson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Voyager
  2. What Goes Up…
  3. The Eagle Will Rise Again
  4. One More River
  5. Can’t Take It With You
  6. In the Lap of Gods
  7. Pyramania
  8. Hyper – Gamma – Spaces
  9. Shadow of a Lonely Man

On May 17, 2019.

On May 17, 2019, “English Electric” label released “Grand Tour”, the twelfth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “English Electric Studios”, “Abbey Road Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios” in UK, and was produced by David Longdon and Greg Spawton.

Personnel:

  • Nick D’Virgilio– co – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, additional keyboards, guitars
  • Greg Spawton – bass guitar, bass pedals, additional 12-string guitars, string and brass arrangements
  • Dave Gregory– 6-string and 12-string guitars
  • Rachel Hall – violin, backing vocals
  • David Longdon– lead vocals, flute, additional keyboards, guitars
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Rikard Sjöblom – 6-string and 12-string guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Rob Aubrey – mixing, mastering
  • Rachel Hall – string arrangements
  • Dave Desmond – brass arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Novum Organum – lyrics by Greg Spawton, music by Nick D’Virgilio, Greg Spawton
  2. Alive – David Longdon
  3. The Florentine – David Longdon
  4. Roman Stone – Greg Spawton
  5. Pantheon – Nick D’Virgilio
  6. Theodora in Green and Gold – lyrics by Greg Spawton, music by Nick D’Virgilio, David Longdon
  7. Ariel – David Longdon
  8. Voyager – Greg Spawton
  9. Homesong – Greg Spawton

On February 14, 1974.

On February 14, 1974, “Harvest” label released “Valentine”, seventh Roy Harper album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner and Roy Harper.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper– vocals, guitar
  • Pete Sears- electric bass
  • Mike Gibbs – brassarrangement
  • Ronnie Lane- electric bass
  • Steve Broughton – percussion
  • David Bedford- orchestral arrangements
  • Joe Petagno – artwork (carbon Roy Harper portrait)

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper, except where noted.

  1. Forbidden Fruit
  2. Male Chauvinist Pig Blues
  3. I’ll See You Again
  4. Twelve Hours of Sunset
  5. Acapulco Gold
  6. Commune
  7. Magic Woman (Liberation Reshuffle)
  8. Che
  9. North Country – traditional, arranged by Roy Harper
  10. Forever

On January 13, 2015.

On January 13, 2015, “ECM” label released “Songs for Quintet”, the 27th Kenny Wheeler album. It was recorded in December 2013, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Manfred Eicher and Steve Lake.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Wheeler— flugelhorn
  • Stan Sulzmann- tenor saxophone
  • John Parricelli- guitar
  • Chris Laurence- bass
  • Martin France- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Wheeler.

  1. Seventy-Six
  2. Jigsaw
  3. The Long Waiting
  4. Canter No. 1
  5. Sly Eyes
  6. 1076
  7. Old Time
  8. Pretty Liddle Waltz
  9. Nonetheless

On November 28, 1986.

On  November 28, 1986, “MCA” label released “Power”, the tenth Kansas studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “ The Castle” in Franklin, Tennessee, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Andrew Powell and Phil Ehart.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh– lead vocals, keyboards
  • Steve Morse– vocals, lead guitar
  • Rich Williams- guitar
  • Billy Greer– vocals, bass guitar
  • Phil Ehart- drums, executive producer
  • The Philarmonia Orchestraarranged and conducted by Andrew Powell
  • Gary Chang- keyboards programming
  • Travis Bradford, Jerome Olds, Rob Henson, Yonrico Scott, Merle McLain, Doug Baker, Solomon Olds, Cliff Jones – backing vocals
  • Nigel Walker – engineer, mixing
  • Mike Sheady – orchestral recordings engineer
  • Humberto Gatica– mixing
  • Keith Odle, Lance Philips, Darrin Goodwin – assistant engineers
  • George Marino- mastering
  • Andy Engel – design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Morse and Steve Walsh except where noted.

  1. Silhouettes in Disguise
  2. Power – Randy Goodrum, Steve Morse, Steve Walsh
  3. All I Wanted
  4. Secret Service – John Booth Aclin, Ron Miller, Steve Morse, Steve Walsh
  5. We’re Not Alone Anymore
  6. Musicatto
  7. Taking In the View
  8. Three Pretenders – Billy Greer, Steve  Morse, Steve Walsh
  9. Tomb 19
  10. Can’t Cry Anymore – Tim Smith, Van Temple

 

On September 29, 2017.

On September 29, 2017, “Behind” and “Virgin EMI” labels released “I Tell a Fly”, the second Benjamin Clementine studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “RAK Studios”, “Abbey Road Studios”, “Studio 13” in London, and was produced by Benjamin Clementine.

Personnel:

  • Benjamin Clementine– vocals, artwork
  • Alexis Bossard – drums
  • Steve Sedgwick – recording engineer, mixing
  • John Davis – mastering engineer
  • Max Anstruther – recording engineer
  • Wes Maebe – recording engineer
  • Robbie Nelson – recording engineer
  • Duncan Fuller – assistant recording engineer
  • Craig Mcdean – photography
  • Akatre – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Benjamin Clementine.

  1. Farewell Sonata
  2. God Save the Jungle
  3. Better Story Than a Safe
  4. Phantom of Aleppoville
  5. Paris Cor Blimey
  6. Jupiter
  7. Ode from Joyce
  8. One Awkward Fish
  9. By the Ports of Europe
  10. Quintessence
  11. Ave Dreamer

In January 1964.

In January 1964, “Parlaphone” label released “Stay with The Hollies”, the debut   Hollies album. It was recorded 15 May 1963 – 28 January 1964, at “EMI Studios” (later changed the name in Abbey Road Studios) in London, and was produced by Ron Richards.

Personnel:

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

Track listing:

  1. Talking ‘bout You – Chuck Berry
  2. Moonlight – Roy Lee Johnson
  3. You Better Move On – Arthur Alexander
  4. Lucille – Al Collins, Little Richard
  5. Baby Don’t Cry – Tony Hiller, Perry Ford
  6. Memphis – Chuck Berry
  7. Stay – Maurice Williams
  8. Rockin’ Robin – Jimmie Thomas
  9. Whatcha Gonna Do ‘bout it? – Gregory Carroll, Doris Payne
  10. Do You Love Me – Berry Gordy Jr.
  11. It’s Only Make Believe – Conway Twitty, Jack Nance
  12. What Kind of Girl Are You – Ray Charles
  13. Little Lover – Graham Nash, Alan Clarke
  14. Candy Man – Fred Neil, Beverly Ross