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In December 1970.

In December 1970, “Fly” label released “Looking On”, the third Move album. It was recorded May – September 1970, at “Advision Studios” and “Philips Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne. “Looking On” was band’s first album containing entirely original compositions, and the first one to feature Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood- vocals, oboe, sitar, banjo, slide guitar, cello, guitars, bass, saxophones
  • Jeff Lynne- vocals, piano, guitars, percussion, drums
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion
  • Rick Price– bass
  • P. Arnold, Doris Troy— backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Looking On – Roy Wood
  2. Turkish Tram Conductor Blues – Roy Wood
  3. What? – Jeff Lynne
  4. When Alice Comes Back to the Farm – Roy Wood
  5. Open Up Said the World at the Door – Jeff Lynne
  6. Brontosaurus – Roy Wood
  7. Feel Too Good – Roy Wood

 

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On September 1, 1977.

On September 1, 1977, “Anthem Records” label released “A Farewell to Kings”, the fifth Rush studio album. It was recorded in June 1977, at “Rockfield Studios”  in  Wales and was mixed at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Terry Brown, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart.

Personnel:

  • Geddy Lee– vocals, bass and twelve-string guitar, Minimoog, bass pedal synthesizers
  • Alex Lifeson– electric and acoustic six- and twelve-string guitars, classical guitar, bass pedal synthesizers
  • Neil Peart– drums, orchestra bells, wind chimes, bell tree, vibraslap, triangle, tubular bells, temple blocks
  • Terry Brown: spoken vocals
  • Recorded by Terry Brown and Pat Moran
  • Mixed by Terry Brown, with Declan O’Doherty and Ken Thomas
  • Mastered by George Graves
  • Artand graphic direction – Hugh Syme
  • Cover photography- Yosh Inouye
  • Sleeve photograph – Roger Stowell
  • Liner photos – Fin Costello

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, except where noted; all musis by Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee, except where noted.

  1. A Farewell to Kings – music by Geddy Lee, Neil Peart
  2. Xanadu
  3. Closer to the Heart – lyrics by Neil Peart, Peter Talbot
  4. Cinderella Man – Geddy Lee
  5. Madrigal
  6. Cygnus X-1 Book I: The Voyage
  • I. Prologue
  • II. 1
  • III. 2
  • IV. 3

In August 1978.

In August 1978, “Harvest” label released “Chairs Missing”, the second Wire studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Thorne.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– vocals, guitars
  • Bruce Gilbert– guitars
  • Graham Lewis– bass guitar, vocals
  • Robert Gotobed– drums
  • Kathryn Lukas– flute
  • Mike Thorne– keyboards, synthesizers, arrangement
  • Denis Blackham– remastering
  • Chris Blair – cutting engineering
  • Tim Chacksfield – project co-ordination
  • Bruce Gilbert – arrangement, concept
  • Robert Gotobed – arrangement
  • Annette Green – photography
  • Paul Hardiman– engineering
  • Graham Lewis – arrangement, concept, original sleeve design
  • Colin Newman – arrangement
  • Brian Palmer – art direction
  • Phil Smee– packaging
  • Ken Thomas – assistant engineering

Track listing:

  1. Practice Makes Perfect – Bruce Gilbert, Colin Newman
  2. French Film Blurred – Graham Lewis, Colin Newman
  3. Another the Letter – Bruce Gilbert, Colin Newman
  4. Men 2nd – Graham Lewis
  5. Marooned – Bruce Gilbert, Colin Newman, Graham Lewis
  6. Sand in My Joints – Graham Lewis
  7. Being Sucked in Again – Colin Newman
  8. Heartbeat – Colin Newman
  9. Mercy – Graham Lewis, Colin Newman
  10. Outdoor Miner – Graham Lewis, Colin Newman
  11. I Am the Fly – Graham Lewis, Colin Newman
  12. I Feel Mysterious Today – Graham Lewis, Colin Newman
  13. From the Nursery – Graham Lewis, Colin Newman
  14. Used To – Bruce Gilbert, Graham Lewis
  15. Too Late – Bruce Gilbert

On June 12, 1970.

On June 12, 1970, “Mercury” label released “Memory of a Free Festival”, the thirteen David Bowie 7” single. It was recorded in September 1969, at “Trident Studios” and “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Visconti.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– lead vocals, acoustic guitar, chord organ
  • Mick Ronson- Electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Tony Visconti– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Woody Woodmansey– drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie.

  1. Memory of a Free Festival Part 1
  2. Memory of a Free Festival Part 2

In March 1968.

the-move

In March 1968, “Regal Zonophone” label released the debut, self-titled Move album. It was recorded in 1967, at “Advision Studios”; “De Lane Lea Studios”; “Olympic Studios” and “Maximum Studios” in London, and was produced by Denny Cordell.

Personnel:

  • Carl Wayne– lead and backing vocals
  • Roy Wood– guitars, backing and lead vocals
  • Trevor Burton– guitars, backing and lead vocals
  • Ace Kefford– bass, backing and lead vocals
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion, backing and lead vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano, harpsichord
  • Tony Visconti– string, brass and woodwind arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Wood, except where noted.

  1. Yellow Rainbow
  2. Kilroy Was Here
  3. (Here We Go Round) The Lemon Tree
  4. Weekend” (Bill Post, Doree Post)
  5. Walk Upon the Water
  6. Flowers in the Rain
  7. Hey Grandma – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson
  8. Useless Information
  9. Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart – James F. Hanley
  10. The Girl Outside
  11. Fire Brigade
  12. Mist on a Monday Morning
  13. Cherry Blossom Clinic

 

In December, 1970.

looking_on

In December 1970, “Fly” label released “Looking On”, the third Move album. It was recorded May – September 1970, at “Advision Studios” and “Philips Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne. It was band’s first album to feature Jeff Lynne, and first one containing entirely original compositions.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood- vocals, oboe, sitar, banjo, slide guitar, cello, guitars, bass, saxophones
  • Jeff Lynne- vocals, piano, guitars, percussion, drums
  • Bev Bevan- drums and percussion
  • Rick Price- bass
  • P. Arnold, Doris Troy — backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Looking On – Roy Wood
  2. Turkish Tram Conductor Blues – Roy Wood
  3. What? – Jeff Lynne
  4. When Alice Comes Back to the Farm – Roy Wood
  5. Open Up Said the World at the Door – Jeff Lynne
  6. Brontosaurus – Roy Wood
  7. Feel Too Good – Roy Wood

In December 1977.

wire-pink-flag

In December 1977, “Harvest” label released “Pink Flag”, the debut Wire studio album. It was recorded September – October 1977, at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Thome. In 2009,“Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Pink Flag” at number 412 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked “Pink Flag” at number 378 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Gilbert– guitar
  • Robert Gotobed– drums
  • Graham Lewis– bass guitar
  • Colin Newman– vocals, guitar
  • Kate Lukas– flute
  • Dave Oberlé– back-up vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Gilbert, Graham Lewis, Colin Newman, and Robert Gotobed, except where noted.

  1. Reuters
  2. Field Day for the Sundays
  3. Three Girl Rhumba
  4. Ex Lion Tamer
  5. Lowdown
  6. Start to Move
  7. Brazil
  8. It’s So Obvious
  9. Surgeon’s Girl
  10. Pink Flag
  11. The Commercial
  12. Straight Line
  13. 106 Beats That
  14. Suit
  15. Strange
  16. Fragile
  17. Mannequin
  18. Different to Me – Annete Green
  19. Champs
  20. Feeling Called Love
  21. 12 X U