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On January 18, 1983.

On January 18, 1983, “A&M” label released “Cuts Like a Knife”, the third Bryan Adams studio album. It was recorded August – October 1982, at “Little Mountain Sound” in  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was produced by Bob Clearmountain and Bryan Adams.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Adams– vocals, guitars, piano
  • Mickey Curry– drums
  • Tommy Mandel– organ, B-3 organ, synthesizers, piano
  • Keith Scott– guitars, background vocals
  • Dave Taylor– bass guitar, background vocals
  • Bruce Allen(credited as “B.A.”) – background vocals
  • Alfa Anderson – background vocals
  • Bob Clearmountain(credited as “B.C.”), Davies, L. Frenette, Lou Gramm, M. Simpson – background vocals
  • Jim Vallance– percussion, electric piano
  • Jim Wesley – background vocals
  • James O’Mara – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance except where noted.

  1. The Only One
  2. Take Me Back
  3. This Time
  4. Straight from the Heart – Bryan Adams, Eric Kagna
  5. Cuts Like a Knife
  6. I’m Ready
  7. What’s It Gonna Be
  8. Don’t Leave Me Lonely – Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance, Eric Carr
  9. Let Him Know
  10. The Best Was Yet to Come

 

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In December 1973.

In December 1973, “A&M” label released the debut, self-titled The Ozark Mountain Daredevils album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Glyn Johns and David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Steve Cash- harmonica, harpsichord, percussion, vocals
  • John Dillon – guitar, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer, autoharp, keyboards, percussion, vocals
  • Larry Lee – guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion, vocals, saw
  • Randle Chowning- guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Michael Granda – bass, percussion, vocals
  • Buddy Brayfield – piano, keyboards
  • Jack Black, Elizabeth Anderson, Sidney Cash, Janet Lee, Donald Bromage – backing vocals
  • Glyn Johns – recording engineer
  • Mike Doud – art direction
  • Bill Higgins, Jeremy Parkin – photography
  • Mike Dempsey – linear notes

Track listing:

  1. Country Girl – Randle Chowning
  2. Spaceship Orion – Larry Lee
  3. If You Wanna Get to Heaven – Steve Cash, John Dillon
  4. Chicken Train – Steve Cash
  5. Colorado Song – Steve Cash, John Dillon
  6. Standin’ on the Rock – John Dillon
  7. Road to Glory – Randle Chowning
  8. Black Sky – Steve Cash
  9. Within Without – Larry Lee
  10. Beauty in the River – John Dillon

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.

Personnel:

• 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 1976.

In November 1976, “A&M” label released “Gulf Winds”, the sixteen Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by David Kershenbaum.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Ray Kelly – cello
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Larry Knechtel– piano
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Sid Sharp – violin
  • Malcolm Cecil– synthesizer

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Baez

  1. Sweeter for Me
  2. Seabirds
  3. Caruso
  4. Still Waters at Night
  5. Kingdom of Childhood
  6. O Brother!
  7. Time Is Passing Us By
  8. Stephanie’s Room
  9. Gulf Winds

In November 1976.

In November 1976, “A&M” label released “Play ‘n’ the Game”, the eighth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Manny Charlton,

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- vocals
  • Darrell Sweet- percussion, drums, background vocals
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, guitar, background vocals
  • Manny Charlton– guitar
  • Nick Blagona – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Mike Brown – remastering
  • Robert M. Corich – liner notes, remastering
  • Laura Vallis – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Pete Agnew, Darrell Sweet, except where noted.

  1. Somebody to Roll
  2. Down Home Girl – Artie Butler, Jerry Leiber
  3. Flying
  4. Waiting for the Man
  5. Born to Love
  6. I Want To (Do Everything for You) – Joe Tex
  7. I Don’t Want to Go On Without You – Bert Berns, Jerry Wexler
  8. Wild Honey – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  9. A. Girls

 

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “A&M” label released “Nomadness”, the tenth Strawbs album. It was recorded June – July 1975, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Tom Allom.

Personnel:

  • Dave Cousins– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, dulcimer, banjo
  • Dave Lambert– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Chas Cronk– backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Rod Coombes– backing vocals, drums, acoustic guitar
  • John Mealing– piano, organ, electric piano
  • Tony Carr – congas
  • Jack Emblow– accordion
  • Tommy Eyre– piano, clavinet, synthesizer
  • John Lumley-Saville – synthesizer
  • Rick Wakeman– electric harpsichord
  • Tom Allom – cymbalum
  • Vic Gamm – engineer

Track listing:

  1. To Be Free – Dave Cousins
  2. Little Sleepy – Dave Lambert
  3. The Golden Salamander – Dave Cousins
  4. Absent Friend (How I Need You) – Dave Cousins
  5. Back on the Farm – Dave Cousins
  6. So Shall Our Love Die? – Dave Cousins
  7. Tokyo Rosie – Dave Cousins
  8. A Mind of My Own – Rod Coombes
  9. Hanging in the Gallery – Dave Cousins
  10. The Promised Land – Chas Cronk

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “A&M” label released “It’s Only Love”, the fifth Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sunset Sound Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Rita Coolidge – vocals
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Jerry McGee, Dean Parks, Fred Tackett – guitars
  • Lee Sklar – bass
  • Sammy Creason – drums
  • Bobbye Hall – percussion
  • Al Perkins, Jr – pedal steel guitar
  • Booker T. Jones – organ
  • Barbara Carroll – piano
  • Chuck Domanico – bass
  • Colin Bailey – drums
  • Venetta Fields, Clyde King, Sherlie Matthews, Brooks Hunniutt, Jennifer Warnes, Petsye Powell – singers
  • David Campbell – Orchestral Arrangements
  • Jim Horn – horn arrangements
  • John Haeny, Kent Nebergall – recording engineers
  • Marty Lewis – re-mix engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Junie Osaki – design
  • Bob Jenkins – photography

Track listing:

  1. Born To Love Me – Bob Morrison
  2. I Wanted It All – Jackie De Shannon, John Bettis
  3. Keep The Candle Burning – Bennie Gallagher, Graham Lyle
  4. Don’t Let Love Pass You By – Donnie Fritts, Eddie Hinton
  5. It’s Only Love – Bob Morrison
  6. Star – Donna Weiss
  7. Late Again – Kris Kristofferson
  8. My Rock and Roll Man – Troy Seals, Mentor Williams, Eddie Setser
  9. Mean to Me – Roy Turk, Fred Ahlert
  10. Am I Blue – Grant Clarke, Harry Akst