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On November 30, 1982.

On November 30, 1982, “Geffen” label released “Three Lock Box”, the seventh Sammy Hagar studio album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Keith Olsen.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Gary Pihl– guitar
  • David Lauser– drums
  • Jonathan Cain– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Reno– vocals
  • Alan Pasqua– keyboards
  • Patrick Gleason – sound effects
  • Richard Page– additional backing vocals
  • Tom Kelly– additional backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sammy Hagar, except where noted.

  1. Three Lock Box
  2. Remote Love
  3. Remember the Heroes – Jonathan Cain, Sammy Hagar
  4. Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy
  5. In the Room
  6. Rise of the Animal
  7. I Wouldn’t Change a Thing
  8. Growing Up
  9. Never Give Up – Keith Olsen, Alan Pasqua
  10. I Don’t Need Love – Bill Church, Sammy Hagar, David Lauser, Gary Pihl

 

On October 17, 1973.

On October 17, 1973, “Warner Bros” label released the debut, self titled Montrose album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studios”, and “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Ted Templeman, Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose, Bill Church and Denny Carmassi.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals
  • Ronnie Montrose– guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Denny Carmassi– drums
  • Donn Landee– engineer
  • Stephen Jarvis – engineer
  • Steve Hoffman– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Rock the Nation – Ronnie Montrose
  2. Bad Motor Scooter – Sammy Hagar
  3. Space Station #5 – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose
  4. I Don’t Want It – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose
  5. Good Rockin’ Tonight – Roy Brown
  6. Rock Candy – Denny Carmassi, Bill Church, Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose
  7. One Thing on My Mind – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose, J. Sanchez
  8. Make It Last – Sammy Hagar

In January 1977.

In January 1977, “Capitol” label released the self-titled, second Sammy Hagar  album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Carter.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Alan Fitzgerald– keyboards
  • David Lewark– guitar
  • Scott Mathews– drums

Track listing:

  1. Red – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  2. Catch the Wind – Donovan
  3. Cruisin’ & Boozin’ – Sammy Hagar
  4. Free Money – Lenny Kaye, Patti Smith
  5. Rock ‘N’ Roll Weekend – Sammy Hagar
  6. Fillmore Shuffle – Bruce Stephens
  7. Hungry – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  8. The Pits – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  9. Love Has Found Me – Sammy Hagar
  10. Little Star/Eclipse – Sammy Hagar

In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Saint Dominic’s Preview”, the sixth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios”, “Pacific High Studios” in San Francisco, “The Church” in San Anselmo, California,  and was produced by Ted Templeman and Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison— vocals, acoustic, rhythm and twelve string guitar, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Jules Broussard — tenor saxophone, flute
  • Lee Charlton — drums
  • Bill Church— bass
  • Ron Elliott— acoustic guitar
  • “Boots” Houston — tenor saxophone, backing vocals
  • Mark Jordan — piano
  • Connie Kay— drums
  • Bernie Krause— Moog synthesizer
  • Gary Mallaber— drums, percussion, vibraphone
  • John McFee— steel guitar
  • Doug Messenger — electric and acoustic guitars
  • Ronnie Montrose— acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Naftalin— piano, Moog synthesizer
  • Pat O’Hara — trombone
  • Janet Planet — backing vocals
  • Tom Salisbury — piano, organ
  • Rick Shlosser- drums
  • Ellen Schroer — backing vocals
  • Jack Schroer— alto and baritone saxophones
  • Mark Springer — backing vocals
  • Leroy Vinnegar— double bass
  • Engineers: Donn Landee, Bob Schumaker, Jim Gaines, Dave Brown, Steve Brandon
  • Mixing: Donn Landee, Bob Schumaker
  • Photography: Michael Maggid
  • Arrangements – Tom Salisbury
  • Remastering – Tim Young, Walter Samuel

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)
  2. Gypsy
  3. I Will Be There
  4. Listen to the Lion
  5. Saint Dominic’s Preview
  6. Redwood Tree
  7. Almost Independence Day

 

 

 

In May 1976.

In May 1976, “Capitol” label released “Nine on a Ten Scale”, the first Sammy Hagar solo album. It was recorded in 1976, at “The Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by John Carter.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Scott Quick – guitars
  • John Blakely – guitars
  • Alan Fitzgerald– keyboards
  • Joe Crane – keyboards
  • Stan – keyboards
  • Wizard – keyboards
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Jim Hodder– drums
  • Jerry Shirley– drums
  • Dallas Taylor– drums
  • Venetta Fields– backing vocals
  • MaxaynLewis – backing vocals
  • Sherlie Matthews– backing vocals
  • Bob Welch– backing vocals
  • Greg Adams– horns
  • Emilio Castillo– horns
  • Mic Gillette– horns
  • Steve Kupka– horns
  • Lenny Pickett– horns
  • Rich E.– engineer
  • Tom Flye– engineer
  • John Henning – engineer
  • Gary Kellgren– engineer
  • Cris Morris– engineer
  • Deke Richards– engineer
  • Jimmy Robinson– engineer
  • John Stronack– engineer
  • Roy Kohara– original art direction
  • David Alexander – photography

Track listing:

  1. Keep On Rockin – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  2. Urban Guerilla – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  3. Flamingos Fly – Van Morrison
  4. China – Bob Welch
  5. Silver Lights – Sammy Hagar
  6. All American – Sammy Hagar
  7. Confession (Please Come Back) – Ronald Nagle
  8. Young Girl Blues – Donovan
  9. Rock ‘N’ Roll Romeo – John Carter, Sammy Hagar