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On July 11, 1975.

On July 11, 1975, “Threshold” and “Decca” labels released “From Mighty Oaks” the debut Ray Thomas album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, and was produced by Ray Thomas and Derek Varnals.

Personnel:

  •  Ray Thomas – lead and backing vocals, flute, bass flute, harmonica
  • Richard Hewson– orchestral arranger, conductor
  • J. Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Nicky James – backing vocals, percussion
  • John Jones – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Trevor Jones – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Moran– keyboards
  • Dave Potts – drums, percussion
  • Mike Silver– acoustic guitar, backing vocal
  • Derek Varnals – recording engineer
  • Dave Baker – 2nd engineer
  • Phil Travers – illustration, design
  • Graham Hughes – photography
  • Mike Pulland – photography

Track listing:

  1. From Mighty Oaks – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  2. Hey Mama Life – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  3. Play It Again – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  4. Rock-A-Bye Baby Blues – Nicky James
  5. High Above My Head – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  6. Love Is the Key – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  7. You Make Me Feel Alright – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  8. Adam and I – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  9. I Wish We Could Fly – Ray Thomas

 

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On June 16, 1997.

On June 16, 1997, “Dedicated” label released “Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space”, the third Spiritualized studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1997, at “Moles Studio” in Bath, “The Church, Rooster and The Strongroom Studios” in London, “House of Blues” in Memphis, “The Hit Factory” in New York, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jason Pierce and John Coxon.

Personnel:

  • Jason Pierce– vocals, guitars, hammered dulcimer, piano, autoharp, arrangement, horn arrangements, string arrangements, choral arrangements, mixing
  • Kate Radley– organs, piano, Roland D-20 synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Sean Cook – Fender Jazz bass guitar, harmonica
  • Damon Reece– drums, percussion, timbales, bells, timpani
  • John Coxon– guitars, melodica, Roland JD-800synthesizer
  • Ed Coxon – violin
  • J. Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Angel Corpus Christi– accordion
  • Andy Davis – Hammond organ
  • John– piano and backing vocals
  • Simon Clarke – flute, baritone saxophone
  • Tim Sanders – tenor saxophone
  • Terry Edwards– tenor saxophone
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Neil Sidwell – trombone
  • Tim Jones – French horn
  • The Balanescu Quartet- Alexander Balanescu, Clare Connors – violins,  Kathy Burgess – viola, Sophie Harris – cello
  • London Community Gospel Choir– choir
  • Darren Allison– engineering, mixing
  • Chad Bamford – engineering, mixing
  • Mads Bjerke – engineering, editing, post-production
  • Trevor Curwen – engineering, mixing
  • John Leckie– engineering, mixing
  • Patrick McCarthy– engineering, mixing
  • Patrick McGovern – engineering, mixing
  • Carl Nappa – engineering
  • Darren Nash – engineering, assistant engineering, assistant mixing
  • Lem Lattimer – assistant engineering
  • Chris Scard – assistant engineering
  • Ray Staff– mastering
  • Simon Clarke – horn arrangements
  • Clare Connors – string arrangements
  • Ed Coxon – horn arrangements
  • Basil Hughes – choral arrangements
  • Tim Sanders – horn arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jason Pierce, except where noted.

  1. Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space – Jason Pierce, George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore
  2. Come Together
  3. I Think I’m in Love
  4. All of My Thoughts
  5. Stay With Me
  6. Electricity
  7. Home of the Brave
  8. The Individual
  9. Broken Heart
  10. No God Only Religion
  11. Cool Waves
  12. Cop Shoot Cop…

On May 24, 2010.

On May 24, 2010, “Dramatico” label released “The House”, the fourth Katie Melua studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by William Orbit. The album was certified Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV” and Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”.

Personnel:

  • Katie Melua – vocals, guitar
  • Tim Harries- bass, piano
  • Luke Potashnick – guitars
  • Steve Donnelly – guitars
  • Henry Spinetti- drums
  • Arden Hart – keyboards
  • B J Cole- pedal steel
  • Dominic Miller– guitar
  • Jim Watson – piano
  • Keith Brazil – drums
  • Paul Stanborough – mandolin
  • Fergus Gerrand – drums
  • William Orbit- kalimba

Track listing:

  1. I’d Love to Kill You – Katie Melua, Guy Chambers
  2. The Flood – Katie Melua, Gut Chambers, Lauren Christy
  3. A Happy Place – Kate Melua, Guy Chambers
  4. A Moment of Madness – Kate Melua, Guy Chambers
  5. Red Balloons – Katie Melua, Polly Scattergood
  6. Tiny Alien – Katie Melua, Guy Chambers
  7. No Fear of Heights – Katie Melua
  8. The One I Love is Gone – Bill Monroe
  9. Plague of Love – Katie Melua, Rick Nowels
  10. God on the Drums, Devil on the Bass – Katie Melua, Mike Batt
  11. Twisted – Katie Melua, Rick Nowels
  12. The House – Katie Melua

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Pegasus” label released the debut, self-titled Nazareth album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by David Batchelor.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- lead vocals
  • Darrell Sweet- drums, backing vocals
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Manny Charlton- guitar, backing  vocals
  • Dave Stewart- organ
  • Pete Wingfield- piano
  • Pete York- congas, jawbone, tambourine
  • J. Cole- slide guitar
  • Colin Fretcher – string, brass arrangements
  • Mike Brown – remastering
  • Robert M. Corich – liner notes, remastering
  • Roy Thomas Baker- engineer
  • C.S. Associates – sleeve design

Track listing:

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

  1. Witchdoctor Woman – Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty
  2. Dear John
  3. Empty Arms, Empty Heart
  4. I Had a Dream
  5. Red Light Lady
  6. Fat Man – Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty
  7. Country Girl
  8. Morning Dew – Bonnie Dobson – Bonnie Dobson, Tim Rose
  9. The King Is Dead

 

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “A&M” label released the self-titled, third Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, 6 & 12-string acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue– acoustic & electric guitars
  • Bryn Haworth– slide guitar, mandolin
  • Jimmy Jewell – saxophone
  • Dave Markee – bass guitar
  • J. Cole– steel guitar
  • Graham Lyle– guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– drums
  • Brian Rogers – string arrangements
  • Peter Wood– Hammond organ, piano, electric piano
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Leroy Champaign – background vocals
  • Clarke Peters– backing vocals
  • Fabio Nicoli – art direction
  • Nick Marshall – design
  • Clive Arrowsmith– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading

  1. Down to Zero
  2. Help Yourself
  3. Water With the Wine
  4. Love and Affection
  5. Save Me
  6. Join the Boys
  7. People
  8. Somebody Who Loves You
  9. Like Fire
  10. Tall in the Saddle

In July 1970.

In July 1970, “A&M” label released the third, self-titled Humble Pie studio album..It was recorded in 1970, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns, Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley and Peter Frampton. The cover artwork was by Aubrey Beardsley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Greg Ridley- bass, guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Shirley- drums, guitar, vocals,l
  • Peter Frampton- guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • John Wilson – drums
  • J. Cole- steel guitar
  • Recorded by Glyn (The Man) Johns

Track listing:

  1. Live With Me – Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, Peter Frampton
  2. Only a Roach – Jerry Shirley
  3. One Eyed Trouser Snake Rumba – Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley and Peter Frampton
  4. Earth and Water Song – Peter Frampton
  5. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  6. Theme from Skint (See You Later Liquidator) – Steve Marriott
  7. Red Light Mama, Red Hot! – Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley and Peter Frampton
  8. Sucking on the Sweet Vine – Greg Ridley

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Harvest” label released “Yes We Have No Mañanas (So Get Your Mañanas Today)”, the seventh Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Basing Street Studios” in London, and was produced by Muff Winwood.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers- guitar, vocals
  • Billy Livsey– keyboards
  • Charlie McCracken – bass
  • J. Cole- steel guitar
  • Tony Newman- drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Rick Wills- bass
  • Zoot Money- keyboards
  • Andy Roberts – guitar,
  • Nick Rowley – keyboards
  • Ollie Halsall– guitar
  • Rob Townsend- drums, percussion
  • Roger Saunders – guitar
  • Mickey Feat – bass
  • Pip Williams, David Bedford- arranger

Track listing:

  1. Star– Kevin Ayers
  2. Mr Cool – Kevin Ayers
  3. The Owl – Kevin Ayers
  4. Love’s Gonna Turn You Round – Kevin Ayers
  5. Falling In Love Again- Connelly , Hollander
  6. Help Me – Kevin Ayers
  7. Ballad Of Mr Snake – Kevin Ayers
  8. Everyone Knows The Song– Kevin Ayers
  9. Yes I Do – Kevin Ayers
  10. Blue – Kevin Ayers