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In November 1972.

In November 1972, “A&M” label released “Whatever’s for Us”, the debut Joan Armatrading album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Château d’Hérouville” in France, “Trident Studios” and “Marquee Studios” in London, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon. The album was collaboration between Joan Armatrading and singer-songwriter Pam Nestor.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, piano, acoustic guitar, harmonium
  • Davey Johnstone- guitars, sitar
  • Larry Steele – bass guitar
  • Chris Hughes – saxophone
  • Gerry Conway, Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Ray Cooper– percussion, vibes
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable, Ken Scott, Roy Baker, Phil Dunne – engineers
  • Del Newman – string, horns arrangements
  • Chris Hughes – brass arrangements
  • John Hays – art direction
  • Sumiko Davies – cover design
  • Derek Davies – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading and Pam Nestor, except where noted.

  1. My Family
  2. City Girl – Joan Armatrading
  3. Spend a Little Time – Joan Armatrading
  4. Whatever’s for Us, for Us
  5. Child Star
  6. Visionary Mountains
  7. It Could Have Been Better
  8. Head of the Table
  9. Mister Remember Me
  10. Gave It a Try
  11. Alice
  12. Conversation – Joan Armatrading
  13. Mean Old Man
  14. All the King’s Gardens

 

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In November 1969.

In November 1969, “A&M” label released “Rock Salt & Nails”, the debut Steve Young album. It was recorded in 1969, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Steve Young – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • James Burton– dobro, guitar
  • Gram Parsons– organ, unverified guitar
  • Gene Clark– harmonica, unverified guitar
  • David Jackson – bass
  • Chris Ethridge– bass
  • Richard Greene– fiddle
  • Meyer Sniffin – fiddle
  • Don Beck – guitar
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Bernie Leadon– unverified guitar
  • Recording engineer: Dick Bogert
  • Art direction: Tom Wilkes
  • Photography (front cover): Barry Feinstein
  • Photography (back cover): Jim McCrary
  • Liner notes: Jim McCrary, Steve Young
  • Strings arranged by: Bob Thompson

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Young; except where noted:

  1. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Roosevelt Jamison
  2. Rock Salt and Nails – Utah Phillips
  3. I’m a One-Woman Man – Johnny Horton, Tillman Franks
  4. Coyote – Peter La Farge
  5. Gonna Find Me a Bluebird – Marvin Rainwater
  6. Love in My Time
  7. Seven Bridges Road
  8. Kenny’s Song – Kenny Austin
  9. Holler in the Swamp
  10. Hoboin’ – traditional, arranged by Steve Young
  11. My Sweet Love Ain’t Around – Hank Williams

In November 1966.

In November 1966, “A&M” label released “S.R.O.” (Standing Room Only), the seventh Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass’ album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss.

Personnel:

  • Herb Alpert – band leader, arranger,
  • Nick Ceroli – drums
  • Bob Edmondson – trombone
  • Tonni Kalash – trumpet
  • Lou Pagani – piano
  • John Pisano– guitar
  • Pat Senatore– bass
  • Julius Wechter – marimba, vibes
  • George Jerman – photography

Track listing:

  1. Our Day Will Come – Mort Garson, Bob Hilliard
  2. Mexican Road Race – Sol Lake
  3. I Will Wait for You – Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel
  4. Bean Bag – John Pisano, Julius Wechter, Herb Alpert
  5. The Wall Street Rag – Ervan Coleman
  6. The Work Song – Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown, Jr.
  7. Mame – Jerry Herman
  8. Blue Sunday – Julius Wechter
  9. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  10. For Carlos – John Pisano, Nick Ceroli, Herb Alpert
  11. Freight Train Joe – John Pisano
  12. Flamingo – Ted Grouya, Edmond Anderson

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “A&M” label released “Nine”, the ninth Fairport Convention album. It was recorded July – August 1973, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Trevor Lucas, John Wood, Dave Swarbrick, Jerry Donahue, Dave Pegg and Dave Mattacks.

Personnel:

  • Trevor Lucas – acoustic guitar, lead, chorus and backing vocals
  • Dave Swarbrick – violin, lead verse and backing vocals, viola, mandolin
  • Jerry Donahue – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Dave Pegg – bass, backing vocals, mandolin
  • Dave Mattacks – drums, percussion, bass, harmonium , clavinet

Track listing:

  1. The Hexhamshire Lass – traditional; arranged by Trevor Lucas, Dave Swarbrick, Jerry Donahue, Dave Pegg and Dave Mattacks
  2. Polly on the Shore – music by Dave Pegg, words traditional; arranged by Dave Swarbrick, Trevor Lucas
  3. The Brilliancy Medley/Cherokee Shuffle – traditional
  4. To Althea From Prison – words by Richard Lovelace; music Dave Swarbrick
  5. Tokyo – Jerry Donahue
  6. Bring ‘Em Down – Trevor Lucas
  7. Big William – Trevor Lucas, Dave Swarbrick
  8. Pleasure and Pain – Trevor Lucas, Dave Swarbrick
  9. Possibly Parsons Green – Trevor Lucas, Roche

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “A&M” label released “Gone Crazy”, album by Grin. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by David Briggs.

Personnel:

  • Nils Lofgren- guitars, keyboards, lead vocals
  • Bob Berberich – drums, lead vocals
  • Bob Gordon – bass, background vocals
  • Tom Lofgren – guitars, background vocals
  • Lanny Tupper – cover drawing

Track listing:

All tracks by Nils Lofgren

  1. You’re the Weight
  2. Boy and Girl
  3. What About Me
  4. One More Time
  5. True Thrill
  6. Beggar’s Day (Eulogy to Danny Whitten)
  7. Nightmare
  8. Believe
  9. Ain’t for Free

On October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released the debut, self-titled Stealers Wheel album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The cover painting was by John Patrick Byrne.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty- guitar, lead vocals
  • Joe Egan- keyboards, lead vocals
  • Paul Pilnick – lead guitar
  • Tony Williams- bass
  • Rod Coombes– drums
  • Geoff Emerick, John Mills – engineering

Track listing:

  1. Late Again – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  2. Stuck in the Middle With You – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  3. Another Morning – Joe Egan
  4. I Get By – Joe Egan
  5. Outside Looking In – Gerry Rafferty
  6. Johnny’s Song – Gerry Rafferty
  7. Net to Me – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  8. José – Joe Egan
  9. Gets So Lonely – Joe Egan
  10. You Put Something Better Inside Me – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty

In October 1968.

In October 1968, “A&M” label released “The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark”  album by Doug Dillard and Gene Clark. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Larry Marks.

Personnel:

  • Gene Clark- guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Doug Dillard- banjo, fiddle, guitar
  • Bernie Leadon- banjo, guitar
  • David Jackson – double bass
  • Donald Beck – mandolin, fretted dobro
  • Andy Belling – electric harpsichord
  • Chris Hillman- mandolin
  • Joel Larson– drums
  • Dick Bogert – recording engineer
  • Tom Wilkes – art direction
  • Guy Webster – photography
  • Bob Garcia – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Out on the Side – Gene Clark
  2. She Darked the Sun – Gene Clark, Bernie Leadon
  3. Don’t Come Rollin’ – Gene Clark, Douglas Dillard, Bernie Leadon
  4. Train Leaves Here This Morning – Gene Clark, Bernie Leadon
  5. With Care from Someone – Gene Clark, Douglas Dillard, Bernie Leadon
  6. The Radio Song – Gene Clark, Bernie Leadon
  7. Git It on Brother – Lester Flatt
  8. In the Plan – Gene Clark, Douglas Dillard, Bernie Leadon
  9. Something’s Wrong – Gene Clark, Douglas Dillard