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On November 1, 1971.

On November 1, 1971, “A&M” label released “Footprint”, the second Gary Wright studio album. It was recorded in 1971, in London and New York City, and was produced by Gary Wright.


  • Gary Wright – vocals, keyboards, acoustic guitar
  • George Harrison – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Hugh McCracken – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue – electric guitar, percussion
  • Mick Jones – guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Tom Duffy – bass
  • Alan White – drums, percussion, harpsichord
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Colin Allen – drums, percussion
  • Bryson Graham – drums
  • Bobby Keys – tenor saxophone
  • Jim Price – trumpet, trombone
  • King Curtis – saxophone
  • John Barham – string arrangements
  • Doris Troy, Nanette Newman, Madeline Bell, Liza Strike, Barry St John, P. P. Arnold, Jimmy Thomas – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Wright.

  1. Give Me the Good Earth
  2. Two Faced Man
  3. Love to Survive
  4. Whether It’s Right or Wrong
  5. Stand for Our Rights
  6. Fascinating Things
  7. Forgotten
  8. If You Treat Someone Right

On December 3, 2007.

On December 3, 2007, “Lime Records” label released “Chris Squire’s Swiss Choir”, the second and last Chris Squire album. It was recorded September – October 2007, and was produced by Chris Squire, Gerard Johnson and Alan White.


  • Chris Squire – vocals, bass guitar, arranger
  • Steve Hackett– guitars, acoustic guitars
  • Gerard Johnson– keyboards, arranger
  • Jeremy Stacey– drums
  • English Baroque Choir– chorus
  • Jeremy Jackman– vocals, musical direction
  • Amy George – soprano voice
  • Laura Macara – vocals
  • Alan White– drums, piano, keyboards, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Adam Lay Ybounden – traditional
  2. I Saw Three Ships – traditional
  3. O come, O come, Emmanuel – traditional
  4. Silent Night/Night of Silence – Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr
  5. Ding Dong Merrily on High – Thoinot Arbeau, George Ratcliffe Woodward
  6. The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius
  7. Sans Day Carol – traditional
  8. Personent hodie – traditional
  9. Sussex Carol – traditional
  10. Gaudete – traditional
  11. In the Bleak Midwinter – traditional
  12. Past Three O’Clock – traditional
  13. Run With the Fox – Chris Squire, Alan White, Peter Sinfield

On November 22, 1979.

On November 22, 1979, “Atlantic” label released “The Steve Howe Album”, the second Steve Howe album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Steve Howe.


  • Steve Howe – acoustic, electric, bass, Spanish, Danelectro sitar and pedal steel guitar, mandolin, six-string banjo, Moog synthesizer, string ensembl
  • Claire Hamill– vocals
  • Ronnie Leahy– Korg & ARP synthesizers, Hammond organ
  • Patrick Moraz– piano
  • Alan White– drums
  • Bill Bruford– drums
  • Clive Bunker– percussion
  • Graham Preskett – violin
  • 59 piece classical orchestra arranged and conducted by Andrew Jackman

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Howe except where noted.

  1. Pennants
  2. Cactus Boogie
  3. All’s a Chord
  4. Diary of a Man Who Vanished
  5. Look Over Your Shoulder
  6. Meadow Rag
  7. The Continental – Con Conrad, Herb Magidson
  8. Surface Tension
  9. Double Rondo – music by Steve Howe, orchestrated by Andrew Jackman
  10. Concerto In D (Second Movement) – Antonio Vivaldi, arranged by Steve Howe

On June 22, 2011.

On June 22, 2011, “Frontiers Records” label released “Fly from Here”, the twentieth Yes studio album. It was recorded October 2010 – February 2011, and was produced by Trevor Horn.


  • Benoît David– lead vocals
  • Trevor Horn– backing vocals, additional keyboards, additional acoustic guitar
  • Steve Howe– guitars, lead, backing vocals and co-lead vocals
  • Chris Squire– bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Geoff Downes– keyboards
  • Alan White– drums
  • Oliver Wakeman– additional keyboards
  • Luís Jardim– percussion
  • Gerard Johnson– piano
  • Tim Weidner– mixing, engineering
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Patrick MacDougall – additional engineering
  • Mark Lewis – additional engineering
  • Graham Archer – additional engineering
  • Simon Bloor – assistant engineer
  • Andy Hughes – assistant engineer
  • Edd Hartwell – assistant engineer
  • Brad Brooks – assistant engineer
  • Curtis Schwartz – engineering
  • Steve Howe – engineering
  • Rob Shanahan – photographs
  • Roger Dean– paintings, font, Yes logos
  • Giulio Cataldo – booklet design

Track listing:

  1. Fly from Here– Overture – Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes
  2. Fly from Here, Part I: We Can Fly – Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes, Chris Squire
  3. Fly from Here, Part II: Sad Night at the Airfield – Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes
  4. Fly from Here, Part III: Madman at the Screens – Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes
  5. Fly from Here, Part IV: Bumpy Ride – Steve Howe
  6. Fly from Here, Part V: We Can Fly (Reprise) – Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes, Chris Squire
  7. The Man You Always Wanted Me to Be – Chris Squire, Gerard Johnson, Simon Sessier
  8. Life on a Film Set – Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes
  9. Hour of Need – Steve Howe
  10. Solitaire – Steve Howe
  11. Into the Storm – Chris Squire, Oliver Wakeman, Steve Howe, Benoit David, Alan White

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “A&M” label released “Rick Wakeman’s Criminal Record”, the seventh Rick Wakeman studio album. It was recorded April – June 1977, at “Mountain Studios” in Montreux, Switzerland, and was produced by Rick Wakeman.


• Rick Wakeman – Steinway 9′ grand piano, Polymoog synthesiser, Hammond C3 organ, Birotron, Mander pipe organ at St. Martin’s church in Vevey, RMI computer keyboard, harpsichord, Fender Rhodes 88 electric piano, Hohner clavinet, Baldwin electric harpsichord, church organ, Minimoog synthesiser
• Chris Squire – bass guitar
• Alan White – drums
• Frank Ricotti – percussion
• Bill Oddie – vocals
• Ars Laeta Choir of Lausanne – choir
• Robert Mernoud – conductor
• John Timperley – engineer, mixing
• Dave Richards – assistant engineer, mixing
• Chuck Beeson – visual concept, design
• Roland Young – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Wakeman.

1. Statue of Justice
2. Crime of Passion
3. Chamber of Horrors
4. Birdman of Alcatraz
5. The Breathalyser
6. Judas Iscariot

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Cube” label released “Something To Say”, the third Joe Cocker  studio album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, and was produced by Denny Cordell and Nigel Thomas.


  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals
  • Neil Hubbard – guitar
  • Allan Spenner – bass
  • Chris Stainton – piano, organ
  • Jim Keltner, Alan White, Conrad Isidore – drums
  • Felix Falcon – percussion
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah- congas
  • Rick (Alphonso) Alfonso – trumpet
  • Fred Scerbo, Milton Sloane, Jim Horn- saxophone
  • Gloria Jones, Viola Wills, Virginia Ayers, Beverly Gardner – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Cocker and Chris Stainton, except where noted.

  1. Pardon Me Sir
  2. High Time We Went
  3. She Don’t Mind
  4. Black-Eyed Blues
  5. Something to Say – Joe Cocker, Peter Nicholls
  6. Midnight Rider – Gregg Allman, Robert Payne
  7. Do Right Woman (live)- Dan Penn, Chips Moman
  8. Woman to Woman
  9. James Infirmary (live)– Frey Assunto

On July 1, 2002.

On July 1, 2002, “Big Brother Records” label released “Heathen Chemistry”, the fifth Oasis studio album. It was recorded October 2001 – March 2002, at “Wheeler End” in Buckinghamshire and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, Gem Archer, Andy bell and Alan White. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.


  • Liam Gallagher– lead vocals, tambourine, acoustic guitar
  • Noel Gallagher– guitars, keyboards, backing and lead vocals, drums
  • Gem Archer– guitars, keyboards, piano
  • Andy Bell– bass
  • Alan White– drums, percussion
  • Paul Stacey– mellotron, piano, hammond organ
  • Mike Rowe – piano, pump organ, hammond organ
  • Johnny Marr– guitar solo, slide guitar, guitars, backing vocals
  • London Session Orchestra– strings

Track listing:

  1. The Hindu Times – Noel Gallagher
  2. Force of Nature – Noel Gallagher
  3. Hung in a Bad Place – Gem Archer
  4. Stop Crying Your Heart Out – Noel Gallagher
  5. Songbird – Liam Gallagher
  6. Little by Little – Noel Gallagher
  7. A Quick Peep – Andy Bell
  8. (Probably) All in the Mind – Noel Gallagher
  9. She Is Love – Noel Gallagher
  10. Born on a Different Cloud – Liam Gallagher
  11. Better Man” (Includes hidden trackThe Cage) – Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher

In March 1973.

In March 1973, “Epic” label released “Cosmic Wheels”, the tenth Donovan studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Donovan Leitch and Mickie Most.


  • Leslye Ash – vocals
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– keyboards
  • Tony Carr – percussion
  • Valerie Carrington – vocals
  • Clive Chaman– bass
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Nick Curtis – vocals
  • Donovan – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Lesley Duncan– vocals
  • Jack Emblow – accordion
  • Julie Forsythe – vocals
  • Leslie Fyson – vocals
  • Peter Halling – violin
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Bobby Keys– saxophone
  • John McCarthy – vocals
  • Cozy Powell– drums
  • Suzi Quatro– vocals
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Gaynor Stewart – vocals
  • Jill Utting – vocals
  • Dennis Ball – bass
  • Alan White– drums
  • Cary Wilson – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Cosmic Wheels
  2. Earth Sign Man
  3. Sleep
  4. Maria Magenta
  5. Wild Witch Lady
  6. The Music Makers
  7. The Intergalactic Laxative
  8. I Like You
  9. Only the Blues
  10. Appearances

On January 31, 2017.


On January 31, 2017, John Kenneth Wetton died aged 67. He was singer, bassist, and songwriter, best known as founding member and bass player of King Crimson and Asia. He has recorded and performed with Mogul Thrash, Family,  Roxy Music, Uriah Heep, U.K., Jack-Knife, Wishbone Ash, Phenomena, Gordon Haskell, Renaissance, Qango, Brian Eno, Ayreon,Steve Howe, Bill Bruford, Geoff Downes, Larry Norman, Alan White, Billy Sherwood, Peter Banks, Bryan Ferry, Pete Sinfield, Roger Chapman, Duncan Mackay, Atoll, District 97, Ayreon, Eddie Jobson, David Cross and Steve Hackett. Wetton also had successful solo career and has released six solo studio albums.


On October 2, 1995.


On October 2, 1995, “Creation Records” label released “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” the second Oasis studio album. It was recorded March 1995, May–June 1995, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Owen Morris and Noel Gallagher. The album sleeve was designed by Brian Cannon. At the 2010 “Brit Awards”, “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” was named the greatest British album since 1980. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 378 on its list of the “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 8 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 6 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 6 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”; Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway”; 2 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; 14 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and  4 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.


  • Liam Gallagher– lead vocals, tambourine
  • Noel Gallagher– lead and acoustic guitar, vocals, bass guitar, piano, mellotron, e-bow
  • Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs– rhythm and acoustic guitar, piano, mellotron, drunk vocals
  • Paul McGuigan– bass guitar
  • Alan White– drums, percussion
  • Tony McCarroll– drums
  • Paul Weller– lead guitar and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Neil Dorfsman – multichannel mixing
  • David Swope – assistant mixing
  • Barry Grint – original audio mastering
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Michael Spencer Jones – photography
  • Brian Cannon– artwork, design
  • Mathew Sankey – assistant design

Track listing:

All songs written by Noel Gallagher, except where noted.

  1. Hello – Noel Gallagher,Gary Glitter, Mike Leander
  2. Roll With It
  3. Wonderwall
  4. Don’t Look Back in Anger
  5. Hey Now
  6. Untitled(also known as “The Swamp Song — Excerpt 1”)
  7. Some Might Say
  8. Cast No Shadow
  9. She’s Electric
  10. Morning Glory
  11. Untitled(also known as “The Swamp Song — Excerpt 2”)
  12. Champagne Supernova