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On April 26, 1974.

On April 26, 1974, “Mooncrest” label released “Rampant”, the fifth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded in 1974, in Montreux, Switzerland, and was produced by Roger Glover and Manny Charlton.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- vocals, photography
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, guitar, background vocals, liner notes
  • Manny Charlton- guitars, photography
  • Darrell Sweet- drums, background vocals, liner notes, photography
  • Vicki Brown, Barry St. John, Liza Strike – background vocals
  • Jon Lord- synthesizer, piano
  • Richard Roy – assistant mastering engineer
  • Louie Austin – engineer
  • Mike Brown – remastering
  • Red Steel – revised notes
  • Mick Carpenter – project coordinator

Track listing:

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

  1. Silver Dollar Forger (Parts 1& 2)
  2. Glad When You’re Gone
  3. Loved and Lost
  4. Shanghai’d in Shanghai
  5. Jet Lag
  6. Light My Way
  7. Sunshine
  8. Shapes of Things – Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell – Smith
  9. Space Safari – Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet

 

In February 1976.

In February 1976, “EMI” label released “Timeless Flight”, the fourth Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Steve Harley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley- vocals
  • Jim Cregan- guitar, backing vocals
  • George Ford – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Duncan Mackay- keyboards, string arrangement
  • Stuart Elliott- drums, percussion
  • Lindsey Elliott – percussion
  • Patricia Paay- backing vocals
  • Yvonne Keeley, Barry St. John- backing vocals
  • Madeline Bell, Peter Clarke, Larry Steele, Liza Strike, Leroy Wiggins, Joy Yates – backing vocals
  • Peter Kelsey – engineer
  • Tony Clark – remix engineer, engineer
  • Ray Hendriksen – engineer
  • John Kurlander – engineer
  • John Leckie– engineer
  • Chris Blair – master cutter
  • Mick Rock- sleeve design, photography, art direction
  • Steve Ridgeway – art direction, lettering
  • Julie Harris – lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Harley.

  1. Red is a Mean, Mean Colour
  2. White, White Dove
  3. Understand
  4. All Men Are Hungry
  5. Black or White
  6. Everything Changes
  7. Nothing is Scared
  8. Don’t Go, Don’t Cry

 

On June 3, 1976.

On June 3, 1976, “Threshold” label released “Hopes, Wishes and Dreams”, the second Ray Thomas studio album. It was recorded February – April 1976 at “Threshold Studios” in London, and was produced by Ray Thomas and Derek Varnals.

Personnel:

  • Ray Thomas – lead and backing vocals, flute, bass flute, harmonica
  • Nicky James – backing vocals
  • John Jones – acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Trevor Jones – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Moran– keyboards
  • Graham Deakin– drums, percussion
  • Barry St. John – backing vocals
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Helen Chappelle – backing vocals
  • Terry James – orchestral arrangements
  • Derek Varnals – associate producer, recording engineer
  • Dave Baker – recording engineer
  • Phil Travers – illustration, design
  • Gered Mankowitz– photography

Track listing:

  1. In Your Song – Nicky James
  2. Friends – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  3. We Need Love – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  4. Within Your Eyes – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  5. One Night Stand – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  6. Keep On Searching – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  7. Didn’t I – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  8. Migration – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  9. Carousel – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  10. The Last Dream – Ray Thomas

 

On February 9, 1977.

On February 9, 1977, “Purple” label released “White Snake”, the first David Coverdale album. It was recorded in August 197, at “Kingsway Recorders” in London, “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • David Coverdale- lead vocals, piano, percussion
  • Micky Moody- guitars, percussion, backing vocals
  • Tim Hinkley– vocals, organ, percussion
  • Ron Aspery- baritone, tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones, flute
  • DeLisle Harper – vocals, bass, percussion
  • Roger Glover– vocals, bass, melodica, ARP 2600 synthesizer, percussion
  • Simon Phillips- drums, percussion
  • Liza Strike, Helen Chappelle, Barry St. John – backing vocals

 Track listing:

All tracks by David Coverdale, except where noted.

  1. Lady – David Coverdale, Micky Moody
  2. Blindman
  3. Goldies Place
  4. Whitesnake – David Coverdale, Micky Moody
  5. Time on My Side – David Coverdale, Micky Moody
  6. Peace Lovin’ Man
  7. Sunny Days
  8. Hole in the Sky
  9. Celebration – David Coverdale, Micky Moody

 

In July 1978.

In July 1978, “EMI” label released “Hobo with a Grin”, the debut Steve Harley album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Steve Harley and Michael James Jackson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley- vocals
  • Jo Partridge – electric and acoustic guitar, electric lead solo
  • Fred Tackett- acoustic guitar
  • Marc Bolan- guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Cregan, Ian Bairnson- acoustic guitar, electric guitars
  • Tom Moncrieff- electric guitar solo
  • Greg Porée – electric guitar, classical guitar
  • Bill Payne- acoustic piano, organ
  • Duncan Mackay- electric piano, harpsichord, synthesizer, keyboards, piano, Hammond organ
  • Chris Mercer – saxophone
  • Bob Glaub, Alan Jones, George Ford, Reggie McBride – bass
  • Herbie Flowers- acoustic bass
  • Rick Shlosser, Ricky Fataar, Stuart Elliott, Paul Humphrey- drums
  • Simon Morton, Chris Caron, Luís Jardim- percussion
  • Lindsey Elliott, King Errisson – congas
  • Michael McDonald, Bill Champlin, Rosemary Butler, Bobby Kimball, Tom Kelley, Yvonne Keeley, John Townsend, Roy Kenner, Gloria Jones, Barry St. John – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Horowitz – string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Michael J. Jackson – additional production, mixing, percussion, intro piano
  • James Isaacson – remix engineer, additional recording , engineer, tambourine, drums
  • John Haeny, Tony Clark, Peter James, Gary Ladinsky – engineer
  • Paul Black, Haydn Bendall- assistant engineer
  • Ken Perry – mastering
  • Jim Shea – photography
  • Kosh – design

Track listing:

  1. Roll the Dice – Steve Harley, Jo Partridge
  2. Amerika the Brave – Steve Harley
  3. Living in a Rhapsody – Jim Cregan, Steve Harley, Duncan Mackay
  4. I Wish It Would Rain – Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  5. Riding the Waves (For Virginia Woolf) – Steve Harley
  6. Someone’s Coming – Jo Partridge
  7. Hot Youth – Steve Harley, Duncan Mackay
  8. (I Don’t Believe) God is an Anarchist – Steve Harley
  9. Faith, Hope and Charity – Steve Harley

On July 5, 1974.

On July 5, 1974, “island” label released “Another Time, Another Place”, the second Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Island Studios”, “Ramport Studios” and “AIR studios” in London, and was produced by  Bryan Ferry and John Punter.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – lead vocal, harmonica, organ, cover concept
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Chris Mercer – tenor saxophone
  • David O’List– guitar
  • Ruan O’Lochlainn – alto saxophone
  • John Porter– guitar
  • Chris Pyne– trombone
  • John Wetton– bass guitar, fiddle
  • Tony Carr, Tony Charles, Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Paul Cosh, Martin Drover– trumpet
  • Jeff Daly, Bob Efford, Ronnie Ross– saxophone
  • Malcolm Griffiths – trombone
  • Jimmy Hastings– flute
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • John Punter– bass guitar
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Mark Warner – guitar
  • Chorus: Vicki Brown, Helen Chappelle, Barry St. John, Liza Strike
  • Strings arranged by Ann Odell
  • Brass arranged by Martyn Ford
  • Engineer: John Punter
  • Assistant engineers: Rhett Davies, Mark Dodson, Gary Edwards, Sean Milligan
  • Photography: Eric Boman
  • Design: Nicholas de Ville
  • Artwork: Bob Bowkett
  • Fashion: Antony Price

Track listing:

  1. The ‘In’ Crowd – Billy Page
  2. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach
  3. Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Joe South
  4. Funny How Time Slips Away – Willie Nelson
  5. You Are My Sunshine – Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell
  6. (What a) Wonderful World – Sam Cooke, Herb Alpert, Lou Adler
  7. It Ain’t Me Babe – Bob Dylan
  8. Fingerpoppin’ – Ike Turner
  9. Help Me Make It Through the Nigh – Ike Turner
  10. Another Time, Another Place – Brian Ferry

In June 1975.

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In June 1975, “MGM” label released “Trying to Burn the Sun”, the third and the final Elf album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie James Dio: lead vocals
  • Steve Edwards: lead guitar
  • Mickey Lee Soule: keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Craig Gruber: bass guitar
  • Gary Driscoll: drums
  • Mark Nauseef: percussion
  • Helen Chappelle, Barry St. John, Liza Strike: additional vocals
  • MountainFjord Orchestra: strings

Track listing:

All tracks  Ronnie James by Dio and Mickey Lee Soule.

  1. Black Swampy Water
  2. Prentice Wood
  3. When She Smiles
  4. Good Time Music
  5. Liberty Road
  6. Shotgun Boogie
  7. Wonderworld
  8. Streetwalker

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Harvest” label released “Bananamour”, the fourth Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded September-October 1972, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Andrew King.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers- guitar, vocals
  • Archie Legget – bass, harmony and lead vocals
  • Eddie Sparrow – drums
  • Steve Hillage- leead guitar
  • Mike Ratledge- organ
  • Robert Wyatt- harmony vocal
  • David Bedford- orchestral arrangement
  • Howie Casey- tenor saxophone
  • Dave Caswell – trumpet
  • Tristan Fry- cymbal
  • Lyle Jenkins – baritone saxophone
  • Ronnie Price – piano
  • Barry St. John- vocals
  • Liza Strike – vocals
  • Doris Troy- vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers

  1. Don’t Let It Get You Down (For Rachel)
  2. Shouting in a Bucket Blues
  3. When Your Parents Go to Sleep
  4. Interview
  5. Internotional Anthem
  6. Decadence
  7. Oh! Wot A Dream
  8. Hymn
  9. Beware of the Dog

 

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Vertigo” label released “Tomorrow Belongs to Me”the fifth Sensational Alex Harvey Band. It was recorded in 1975, at “Scorpio Studios” in London, and was produced by David Batchelor, Alex Harvey, Zal Cleminson, Chris Glen, Hugh McKenna and Ted McKenna.

Personnel:

  • Alex Harvey– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Zal Cleminson– guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Glen– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Hugh McKenna – keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Ted McKenna– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Barry St. John, Liza Strike, Vicki Brown– backing vocals
  • Derek Wadsworth- string and brass arrangements
  • Dennis Weinreich, Ray Hendriksen – engineer
  • Peter Swettenham – extra recording, mixing
  • Dave Field – sleeve illustration
  • Jack Wood – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Action Strasse – Alex Harvey, Alistair Cleminson, Hugh McKenna
  2. Snake Bite – Alex Harvey
  3. Soul in Chains – David Batchelor, Alistair Cleminson, Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna
  4. The Tale of the Giant Stoneater – Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna
  5. Ribs and Balls – Chris Glen, Alex Harvey
  6. Give My Compliments to the Chef – Alex Harvey, Alistair Cleminson, Hugh McKenna
  7. Shark’s Teeth – Alex Harvey, Alistair Cleminson
  8. Shake That Thing – Alex Harvey
  9. Tomorrow Belongs to Me – Fred Ebb, John Kander
  10. To Be Continued…(Hail Vibrania!) – Alex Harvey, Alistair Cleminson

 

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Mooncrest” label released “Hair of the Dog”, the sixth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded 1074-1975, at “Escape Studios” in Kent, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Manny Charlton.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty– lead vocals, talk box
  • Manny Charlton– guitar, synthesizer
  • Pete Agnew– bass, backing vocals
  • Darrell Sweet– drums, backing vocals
  • Max Middleton– piano
  • Simon Phillips- tabla
  • Vicki Brown, Liza Strike, Barry St. John – backing vocals
  • Vicky Silva – backing vocals

Track listing:

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

  1. Hair of the Dog
  2. Miss Misery
  3. Guilty – Randy Newman
  4. Changin’ Times
  5. Beggars Day – Nils Lofgren
  6. Rose in the Heather
  7. Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman
  8. Please Don’t Judas Me
  9. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant