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In December 1965.

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In December 1965, “Transatlantic” label released “It Don’t Bother Me”, the second Bert Jansch album. It was recorded in April 1965, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Nathan Joseph.

Personnel:

  • Bert Jansch – guitar, steel-string guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Roy Harper – guitar, vocals
  • John Renbourn – guitar
  • Ray Prickett – engineer
  • Brian Shuel – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Bert Jansch, except where noted.

  1. Oh, My Babe
  2. Ring-A-Ding Bird
  3. Tinker’s Blues
  4. Anti Apartheid
  5. The Wheel
  6. A Man I’d Rather Be
  7. My Lover
  8. It Don’t Bother Me
  9. Harvest Your Thoughts of Love – John Renbourn
  10. Lucky Thirteen
  11. As the Day Grows Longer Now
  12. So Long (Been On the Road So Long) – Alex Campbell
  13. Want My Daddy Now
  14. 900 Miles – traditional
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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 1974.

In November 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Wish You Were Here”, the sixth Badfinger album. It was recorded April – May 1974, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, Colorado; “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Pete Ham– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Joey Molland– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Gibbins– drums, keyboards, lead vocals
  • Tom Evans– vocals, bass
  • Average White Horns– horns

Track listing:

  1. Just a Chance – Pete Ham
  2. Your So Fine – Mike Gibbins
  3. Got to Get Out of Here – Joey Molland
  4. Know One Knows – Pete Ham
  5. Dennis – Pete Ham
  6. In the Meantime/Some Other Time – Mike Gibbins, Joey Molland
  7. Love Time – Joey Molland
  8. King of the Load (T) – Tom Evans
  9. Meanwhile Back at the Ranch/Should I Smoke – Pete Ham, Joey Molland

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Paramount” label released “Lost in the Ozone”, the debut  Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen album. The studio selections were recorded April – July 1971 at “Pacific High Recording Studios” in Ann Arbor, Michigan , “Long Branch Saloon” and “New Monk” in Berkeley, California, and the live selections were recorded in July 1971, at the “Long Branch Saloon” and “New Monk” in Berkeley. The album was produced by Bob Cohen and George Frayne.

Personnel:

  • George Frayne (Commander Cody) – piano, vocals
  • John Tichy– rhythm guitar, lead and harmony vocals
  • Andy Stein– fiddle, saxophone
  • Lance Dickerson – drums
  • “Buffalo” Bruce Barlow – Fender bass, acoustic bass, harmony vocals
  • Bill Kirchen– lead guitar, trombone, lead and harmony vocals
  • Billy C. Farlow – lead vocals, harmonica
  • West Virginia Creeper (Steve Davis) – pedal steel guitar
  • Jack Black- backing vocals, guitar
  • Bob Cohen – engineer
  • Phil Sawyer – mixer
  • Chris Frayne – front cover
  • Dennis Anderson – rear cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by George Frayne and Billy C. Farlow; except where noted.

  1. Back to Tennessee
  2. Wine Do Yer Stuff
  3. Seeds and Stems (Again)
  4. Daddy’s Gonna Treat You Right – Billy C. Farlow
  5. Family Bible – Walt Breeland, Paul Buskirk, Claude Gray
  6. Home in My Hand – Ronnie Self
  7. Lost in the Ozone – Billy C. Farlow
  8. Midnight Shift – Jimmie Ainsworth, Earl Bud Lee
  9. Hot Rod Lincoln – S. Stevenson, Charlie Ryan
  10. What’s the Matter Now? (live) – Billy C. Farlow
  11. Twenty Flight Rock – (live) – Eddie Cochran, Ned Fairchild
  12. Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar (live) – Hughie Prince, Don Raye, Eleanore Sheehy

 

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “RCA” label released “Volunteers”, the fifth Jefferson Airplane album. It was recorded in April 1969, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Al Schmitt.

Personnel:

  • Grace Slick– vocals, piano, organ, recorder
  • Paul Kantner– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Marty Balin– vocals, percussion
  • Jorma Kaukonen– lead guitar, vocals
  • Jack Casady– bass
  • Spencer Dryden– drums, percussion
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Stephen Stills– Hammond organ
  • Jerry Garcia– pedal steel guitar
  • Joey Covington– congas, chair
  • David Crosby– sailboat
  • Ace of Cups– vocals
  • Bill Laudner– lead vocals
  • Rich Schmitt – engineer
  • Maurice (Pat Ieraci) – 16-track
  • Gut – album design, ate PB & J
  • Milton Burke, Jefferson Airplane – album design
  • Jim Marshall – cover photo
  • Jim Smircich – back photo
  • Littie Herbie Greene – PB & J photo

Track listing:

  1. We Can Be Together – Paul Kantner
  2. Good Shepherd – traditional, arr. by Jorma Kaukonen
  3. The Farm – Paul Kantner, Gary Blackman
  4. Hey Frederick – Grace Slick
  5. Turn My Life Down – Jorma Kaukonen
  6. Wooden Ships – David Crosby, Paul Kantner, Stephen Stills
  7. Eskimo Blue Day – Grace Slick, Paul Kantner
  8. A Song for All Seasons – Spencer Drtden
  9. Meadowlands – Lev Knipper
  10. Volunteers – Marty Balin, Paul Kantner

 

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “Blue Horizon” label released “100 Ton Chicken”, the third Chicken Shack studio album. It recorded April – May 1969, at “CBS Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon.

Personnel:

  • Stan Webb– guitar, vocals
  • Paul Raymond– keyboards, vocals
  • Andy Sylvester– bass guitar
  • Dave Bidwell – drums, congas, cowbell
  • Mike Vernon– finger cymbals
  • Mike Ross – engineer
  • Terence Ibbott – photography, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Stan Webb, except where noted.

  1. The Road of Love
  2. Look Ma, I’m Cryin’
  3. Evelyn
  4. Reconsider Baby – Lowell Fulson
  5. Weekend Love
  6. Midnight Hour – Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
  7. Tears in the Wind
  8. Horse and Cart
  9. The Way It Is
  10. Still Worried About My Woman
  11. Anji – Davey Graham

In November 1968.

In November 1968, “Elektra” label released “Wee Tam and the Big Huge”, the fourth  Incredible String Band album. It was recorded April – August 1968, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Robin Williamson– lead vocals; guitar, bass guitar, guimbri, percussion,  sarangi, violin, harpsichord, piano, organ, kazoo, bass drum, whistle, harmonica,  drums
  • Mike Heron– lead vocals, guitar,  bass guitar, sitar, organ, harpsichord, washboard, percussion, harmonica
  • Rose Simpson– violin; percussion, backing vocals
  • Licorice McKechnie– percussion, Irish harp,  backing vocals

Track listing:

Wee Tam

  1. Job’s Tears Robin Williamson
  2. Puppies – Mike Heron
  3. Beyond the Sea – Mike Heron
  4. The Yellow Snake – Robin Williamson
  5. Log Cabin Home in the Sky – Mike Heron
  6. You Get Brighter – Mike Heron
  7. The Half-Remarkable Question – Robin Williamson
  8. Air – Mike Heron
  9. Ducks on a Pond – Robin Williamson

The Big Huge

  1. Maya – Robin Williamson
  2. Greatest Friend – Mike Heron
  3. The Son of Noah’s Brother – Robin Williamson
  4. Lordly Nightshade – Robin Williamson
  5. The Mountain of God – Robin Williamson
  6. Cousin Caterpillar – Mike Heron
  7. The Iron Stone – Robin Williamson
  8. Douglas Traherne Harding – Mike Heron
  9. The Circle Is Unbroken – traditional, arr. by Robin Williamson