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Mott the Hopple: Brian Capers

In November 1971, “Island” label released “Brain Capers”, the fourth Mott the Hopple studio album. It was recorded August – September 1971, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Mick Ralphs – lead guitar
  • Pete Watts – vocals, bass
  • Dale “Buffin” Griffin – vocals, drums
  • Verden Allen – vocals, keyboards
  • Jim Price – trumpet 
  • Guy Stevens – piano
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • Zal Schreiber – mastering
  • Richard Polak – photography

Track listing:

  1. Death May Be Your Santa Claus – Ian Hunter, Verden Allen
  2. Your Own Backyard – Dion DiMucci, Tony Fasce
  3. Darkness, Darkness – Jesse Colin Young
  4. The Journey – Ian Hunter
  5. Sweet Angeline – Ian Hunter
  6. Second Love – Verden Allen
  7. The Moon Upstairs – Ian Hunter, Mick Ralphs
  8. The Wheel of the Quivering Meat Conception – Ian Hunter, Guy Stevens

Mott the Hopple: Same

On November 22, 1969, “Island” label released the self-titled, debut Mott the Hoople album. It was recorded May – July 1969, at “Morgan” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens. 

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – lead vocals, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Mick Ralphs – lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Verden Allen – organ, backing vocals
  • Pete “Overend” Watts – bass, backing vocals
  • Dale “Buffin” Griffin – drums, backing vocals
  • Guy Stevens – piano
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • M. C. Escher – front cover drawing

Track listing:

  1. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  2. At the Crossroads – Doug Sahm
  3. Laugh At Me – Sonny Bono
  4. Backsliding Fearlessly – Ian Hunter
  5. Rock and Roll Queen – Mick Ralphs
  6. Rabbit Foot and Toby Time – Mike Ralphs
  7. Half Moon Bay – Mike Ralphs, Ian Hunter
  8. Wrath and Wroll – Guy Stevens

The Peddlers: Birthday

In December 1969, “CBS” label released “Birthday”, the third Peddlers (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Cyril Smith.

Personnel:

  • Roy Phillips – vocals, acoustic guitar, organ, piano, arranger
  • Tab Martin – electric bass, arranger
  • Trevor Morais – percussion, arranger
  • Ted Sharp – engineer
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • Mike Claydon – engineer
  • John Hays – design
  • Terence Donovan – cover artwork, photography
  • Chris Hopper – inner photography

Track listing:

  1. Where Have All the Flowers Gone – Pete Seeger
  2. Little Red Rooster – Willie Dixon
  3. Southern Woman – Roy Philips
  4. By the Time I Get to Phoenix – Jimmy Webb
  5. Girlie P.S. I Love You Girlie – Roy Philips
  6. Day In Day Out – Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom
  7. City Living – Anthony Richard
  8. Lockshen Pudding – Roy Philips, Tab Martin, Trevor Morais
  9. Birth – Roy Philips

On December 7, 2010.

On December 7, 2010, “Vortexan” and “EMI” labels released “Up Close”, the sixth Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – vocals, guitar
  • Sonny Landreth – guitar
  • Jimmie Vaughan – guitar
  • Jonny Lang – vocals, guitar
  • Malford Milligan – vocals
  • Steve Miller – vocals
  • Roscoe Beck – bass guitar
  • Kevin Hall – drums
  • Barry “Frosty” Smith – drums
  • Tommy Taylor – drums
  • Kelly Donnelly – engineer
  • Andy Johns – mixing
  • Kelly Toombs – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Awaken
  2. Fatdaddy
  3. Brilliant Room
  4. Texas – Mike Bloomfield, Buddy Miles
  5. Gem
  6. Traverse
  7. Austin
  8. Soul Surprise
  9. On the Way
  10. Arithmetic
  11. The Sea and the Mountain
  12. Vortexan
  13. A Change Has Come to Me
  14. Change (revisited)
  15. Your Book

On September 2, 1985.

On September 2, 1985, “10” and “Virgin” labels released “Run for Cover”, the fifth Gary Moore studio album. It was recorded in 1985, at “Marcus Music”, “Eel Pie Studios”, “Sarm East Studios”, “Westside Studios”, Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Andy Johns, Gary Moore, Peter Collins, Beau Hill, and Mike Stone.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore– lead and backing vocals
  • Glenn Hughes– lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Phil Lynott– lead, co-lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Andy Richards– keyboards
  • Neil Carter– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Don Airey– keyboards
  • Bob Daisley– bass guitar
  • Gary Ferguson – drums
  • Charlie Morgan– drums, electronic drums
  • Paul Thompson– drums
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – sampled drums
  • Tony Platt– engineer, mixing
  • Mike Stone– mixing
  • Stephen BenBen – engineer
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – engineer, mixing assistant
  • Stuart Breed – assistant engineer
  • Mark Saunders– assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except where noted.

  1. Run for Cover
  2. Reach for the Sky
  3. Military Man – Phil Lynott, Laurence Archer, Mark Stanway
  4. Empty Rooms – Gary Moore, Neil carter
  5. Out in the Fields
  6. Once in a Lifetime
  7. All Messed Up – Gary Moore, Carter Hughes
  8. Listen to Your Heartbeat

 

On February 8, 1977.

On February 8, 1977, “Elektra” label released “Marquee Moon”, the debut Television studio album. It was recorded in September 1976, at “A&R Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Andy Johns and Tom Verlaine. In 2003, “NME” magazine named “Marque Moon” the fourth-greatest album of all time. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 128 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

Personnel:

  • Tom Verlaine– guitar, keyboards, lead vocals
  • Billy Ficca– drums
  • Richard Lloyd– guitar, vocals
  • Fred Smith– bass guitar, vocals
  • Jim Boyer – assistant engineering
  • Greg Calbi, Lee Hulko – mastering
  • Jimmy Douglass – assistant mixing
  • Andy Johns– engineering, mixing
  • Tony Lane – art direction
  • Billy Lobo – back cover artwork
  • Robert Mapplethorpe– photography
  • Randy Mason – assistant mixing
  • John Telfer – management

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Verlaine, except where noted.

  1. See No Evil
  2. Venus
  3. Friction
  4. Marquee Moon
  5. Elevation
  6. Guiding Light – Tom Verlaine, Richard Lloyd
  7. Prove It
  8. Torn Curtain

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “Wolfgang” label released the debut, self-titled Eddie Money album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Botnick.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Money– vocals, keyboards, harmonica, saxophone
  • Jimmy Lyon– guitars
  • Alan Pasqua– keyboards
  • Randy Nichols – keyboards, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Freddie Webb – keyboards
  • Lonnie Turner – bass guitar
  • Bob “Pops” Popwell– bass guitar
  • Gary Mallaber– drums, percussion
  • Gene Pardue – drums
  • Kevin Calhoun – percussion
  • Tom Scott– alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Jo Baker– second vocal
  • Andy Johns – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Two Tickets to Paradise – Eddie Money
  2. You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me – Smokey Robinson
  3. Wanna Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star – Eddie Money, Chris Solberg
  4. Save a Little Room in Your Heart for Me – Eddie Money
  5. So Good to Be in Love Again – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  6. Baby Hold On – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  7. Don’t Worry – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  8. Jealousys – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  9. Got to Get Another Girl – Eddie Money, Jimmy Lyon
  10. Gamblin’ Man – Eddie Money, Dan Alexander, Jimmy Lyon

In December 1969.

In December 1969, “Island” label released “Ceremony”, album by Spooky Tooth and Pierre Henry. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Pierre Henry, Mike Harrison, Gary Wright, Luther Grosvenor, Andy Leigh and Mike Kellie.

Personnel:

  • Pierre Henry– synthesizer, electronics
  • Luther Grosvenor– guitars
  • Mike Harrison– vocals, keyboards
  • Gary Wright– vocals, electronic organ, keyboards
  • Andy Leigh – bass, guitar
  • Mike Kellie– drums, percussion
  • Andy Johns – recording, engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Pierre Henry and Gary Wright

  1. Have Mercy
  2. Jubilation
  3. Confession
  4. Prayer
  5. Offering
  6. Hosanna

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “RSO” label released “Out of the Storm”, the fourth Jack Bruce studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and was produced by Jack Bruce and Andy Johns.

Personnel:

  • Jack Bruce– vocals, bass guitar, piano, clavinet, electric piano,  organ,  harmonium, harmonica, arranger
  • Steve Hunter– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Jim Keltner, Jim Gordon– drums
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • Dennis Weinreich – remix engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Pete Brown, music by Jack Bruce, except where noted.

  1. Pieces of Mind
  2. Golden Days
  3. Running Through Our Hands – music co-authored by Janet Godfrey
  4. Keep on Wondering
  5. Keep It Down
  6. Into the Storm
  7. One
  8. Timeslip

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Windfall” label released “Why Dontcha”, the debut West, Bruce and Laing studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Andy Johns, Leslie West, Jack Bruce and Corky Laing.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, dobro,
  • Jack Bruce– vocals, choir, bass, organ, harmonium, harp, chorus, ARP synthesizer, acoustic guitar, harmonica, piano
  • Corky Laing– vocals, drums, rhythm guitar
  • Andy Johns– engineer
  • Dan Turbeville – engineer assistant
  • Ed Lee – art direction, design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Why Dontcha – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing
  2. Out into the Fields – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing, Pete Brown
  3. The Doctor – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing, Sue Palmer
  4. Turn Me Over – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing
  5. Third Degree – Eddie Boyd, Willie Dixon
  6. Shake Ma Thing (Rollin’ Jack) – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing
  7. While You Sleep – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing
  8. Pleasure – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing, Pete Brown
  9. Love Is Worth the Blues – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing
  10. Pollution Woman – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Laing, Pete Brown