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In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Vertigo” label released “The Impossible Dream”, the third   Sensational Alex Harvey Band. It was recorded in 1974, at “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by David Batchelor, Derek Wadsworth, Alex Harvey, Zal Cleminson, Chris Glen, Hugh McKenna and Ted McKenna.

  • Alex Harvey– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Zal Cleminson– guitar
  • Chris Glen– bass guitar
  • Hugh McKenna – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Ted McKenna– drums
  • Vicky Silva – guest vocals
  • London-Scottish TA Regiment (including John Gilligan) – drums, pipes
  • Martin Rushent, Dave “Cyrano” Langston – engineer
  • Keith Davis – cover illustration, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Harvey and Hugh McKenna; except where noted.

  1. Hot City Symphony Part 1: Vambo
  2. Hot City Symphony Part 2: Man in the Jar – Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna, Alistair Cleminson
  3. River of Love
  4. Long Hair Music
  5. Hey – Alex Harvey, Zal Cleminson, Hugh McKenna
  6. Sergeant Fury – Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna, David Batchelor
  7. Weights Made of Lead – Alex Harvey
  8. Money Honey – Jesse Stone / The Impossible Dream – Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion
  9. Tomahawk Kid – Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna, David Batchelor
  10. Anthem

 

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In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Vertigo” label released “Tomorrow Belongs to Me”the fifth Sensational Alex Harvey Band. It was recorded in 1975, at “Scorpio Studios” in London, and was produced by David Batchelor, Alex Harvey, Zal Cleminson, Chris Glen, Hugh McKenna and Ted McKenna.

Personnel:

  • Alex Harvey– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Zal Cleminson– guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Glen– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Hugh McKenna – keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Ted McKenna– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Barry St. John, Liza Strike, Vicki Brown– backing vocals
  • Derek Wadsworth- string and brass arrangements
  • Dennis Weinreich, Ray Hendriksen – engineer
  • Peter Swettenham – extra recording, mixing
  • Dave Field – sleeve illustration
  • Jack Wood – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Action Strasse – Alex Harvey, Alistair Cleminson, Hugh McKenna
  2. Snake Bite – Alex Harvey
  3. Soul in Chains – David Batchelor, Alistair Cleminson, Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna
  4. The Tale of the Giant Stoneater – Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna
  5. Ribs and Balls – Chris Glen, Alex Harvey
  6. Give My Compliments to the Chef – Alex Harvey, Alistair Cleminson, Hugh McKenna
  7. Shark’s Teeth – Alex Harvey, Alistair Cleminson
  8. Shake That Thing – Alex Harvey
  9. Tomorrow Belongs to Me – Fred Ebb, John Kander
  10. To Be Continued…(Hail Vibrania!) – Alex Harvey, Alistair Cleminson