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On October 17, 1988.

On October 17, 1988, “Harvest” label released “Opel”, and album compiled from Syd Barrett’s recordings made between 1968 and 1970. It features unreleased material and alternate takes of recordings from sessions for Barrett’s solo albums, “The Madcap Laughs”,  and “Barrett”. It was recorded at “Abbey Road Studios” in London and was produced by Syd Barrett, Peter Jenner, Malcolm Jones, Roger Waters, and David Gilmour.

Personnel:

  • Syd Barrett – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Ratledge – organ
  • Robert Wyatt – drums
  • Hugh Hopper – bass
  • Gareth Cousins – mix engineer

Track listing”

All tracks by Syd Barrett, except where noted.

  1. Opel
  2. Clown and Jugglers
  3. Rats
  4. Golden Hair – lyrics based on a poem by James Joyce
  5. Dolly Rocker
  6. Word Song
  7. Wined and Dined
  8. Swan Lee (Silas Lang)
  9. Birdie Hop
  10. Let’s Split
  11. Lanky (Party One)
  12. Wouldn’t You Miss Me (Dark Globe)
  13. Milky Way
  14. Golden Hair (instrumental version)

In June 1987.

In June 1987, “E.G.” label released “Desire”, the second Toyah studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London and was produced by Mike Hedges.

Personnel:

  • Toyah Willcox– vocals
  • Robert Fripp- guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar
  • Mike Hedges – mixing
  • Haydn Bendall- engineer, mixing
  • The Quick – mixing
  • John Porter– mixing
  • Carrie Branovan – photography

Track listing:

  1. Echo Beach – Mark Gane
  2. Moonlight Dancing – Toyah Willcox, Joel Bogen, Nick Graham
  3. Revive the World – Toyah Willcox, Tony Geballe
  4. The View – Toyah Willcox, Adrian Lee
  5. Moon Migration – Toyah Willcox, Bruce Woolley
  6. Love’s Unkind – Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte
  7. Dear Diary – Toyah Willcox, Simon Darlow
  8. Deadly as a Woman – Toyah Willcox, Nick Graham
  9. Goodbye Baby – Toyah Willcox, Nick Graham, Simon Darlow
  10. When a Woman Cries – Toyah Willcox
  11. Desire – Toyah Willcox, Robert Fripp

On June 15, 1970.

On June 15, 1970, “Harvest” label released “Flat Baroque and Berserk”, the fourth Roy Harper album. It was recorded August – September 1969, at “Les Cousins” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • David Bedford– arrangements
  • Skaila Kanga– harp
  • Tony Visconti– recorder
  • Keith Emerson– keyboards
  • Lee Jackson– bass guitar
  • Brian Davison– drums
  • Phil McDonald, Neil Richmond – sound engineer
  • Lon Goddard – cover design
  • John McKenzie – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper.

  1. Don’t You Grieve
  2. I Hate the White Man
  3. Feeing All the Saturday
  4. How Does It Feel
  5. Goodbye
  6. Another Day
  7. Davey
  8. East of the Sun
  9. Tom Tiddler’s Ground
  10. Francesca
  11. Song of the Ages
  12. Hell’s Angels

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Harvest” label released “Sing Brother Sing”, the second Edgar Broughton Band studio album. It was recorded July 1969 – February 1970, at “Abbey Road Studios” and “EMI Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Broughton – vocals, guitar
  • Arthur Grant – vocals, bass guitar
  • Steve Broughton – drums
  • Peter Mew– engineer
  • Andy “Drop-in” Stephens – assistant engineer
  • Neil Richmond – assistant engineer
  • Edgar Broughton – artwork(inside drawings)
  • Derick Carter – photography
  • Lothar Schiffler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Edgar Broughton, except where noted.

  1. There’s No Vibrations, But Wait!
  2. The Moth
  • The Moth
  • People – Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant
  • Peter
  1. Momma’s Reward (Keep Them Freak’s a Rollin’)
  2. Refugee
  3. Officer Dan – Steve Broughton
  4. Old Gopher – Steve Broughton
  5. Aphrodite
  6. Granma
  7. Psychopath
  • The Psychopath
  • Is for Butterflies – Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant
  1. It’s Falling Away

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