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In May 1970.

In May 1970, “Treshold” label released the self-titled, debut Trapeze album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Morgan Studios” and “Decca Studeios” in London, and was produced by John Lodge.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Hughes – lead vocals, bass, guitars, trombone
  • Mel Galley – guitars, bass, backing vocals
  • Terry Rowley – organ, piano, flute, guitars
  • Dave Holland – drums
  • John Jones – trumpet, co-lead vocals
  • Roger Quested – engineering
  • Chris Neal – engineering
  • Bill Price – engineering
  • John Punter – engineering
  • David Wedgbury – photography
  • Barry Wentzell – photography

Track listing:

  1. It’s Only a Dream – Mel Gailey
  2. The Giant’s Dead Hoorah – Glen Hughes
  3. Over – John Jones, Mel Gailey
  4. Nancy Gray – Glen Hughes
  5. Fairytale/Verily Verily/Fairytale – John Jones, Mel Gailey
  6. It’s My Life – John Jones, Mel Gailey
  7. Am O – Glen Hughes
  8. Suicide – John Jones, Mel Gailey
  9. Wings – Glen Hughes, Terry Rowley
  10.  Another Day – Mel Gailey, Glen Hughes, John Jones
  11. Send Me No More Letters – Terry Rowley
  12. It’s Only a Dream (reprise) – Mel Gailey

On November 11, 1985.

On November 11, 1985, “Atco” label released “White City: A Novel”, the fourth Pete Townshend studio album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Pete Townshend – vocals; guitar
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick – keyboards
  • Tony Butler – bass guitar
  • Phil Chen – bass guitar
  • Chucho Merchan – bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Steve Barnacle – bass guitar
  • Mark Brzezicki – drums
  • Simon Phillips – drums
  • Clem Burke – drums
  • David Gilmour – guitar
  • Peter Hope-Evans – harmonica
  • Kick Horns: Simon Clarke, Roddy Lorimer, Tim Sanders, Peter Thoms
  • Ewan Stewart – voice (spoken word)
  • Emma Townshend – backing vocals
  • Jackie Challenor – backing vocals
  • Mae McKenna – backing vocals
  • Lorenza Johnson – backing vocals
  • Justine Frischmann – backing vocals
  • Bill Price – recording
  • Chris Ludwinski – assistant engineer
  • Dave Edwards – assistant engineer
  • Jules Bowen – assistant engineer
  • Richard Evans – art direction; cover design; inner sleeve photography
  • Alex Henderson – front cover photography
  • Malcolm Heywood – inner sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. Give Blood
  2. Brilliant Blues
  3. Face the Face
  4. Hiding Out
  5. Secondhand Lover
  6. Crashing by Design
  7. I Am Secure
  8. White City Fighting
  9. Come to Mama

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “A&M” label released “From the Witchwood”, the fourth Strawbs album. It was recorded February – March 1971, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Visconti.

Personnel:

  • Dave Cousins– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, dulcimer, banjo, recorder
  • Tony Hooper– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, autoharp, tambourine
  • Rick Wakeman– piano, organ, celeste, mellotron, Moog synthesizer, clavinet, harpsichord
  • John Ford– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Richard Hudson– lead and backing vocals, drums, sitar
  • Bill Price– engineer
  • Alan Harris – engineer
  • John Punter– engineer
  • Chris Michie – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Cousins, except where noted.

  1. A Glimpse of Heaven
  2. Witchwood
  3. Thirty Days – John Ford
  4. Flight – Richard Hudson
  5. The Hangman and the Papist
  6. Sheep
  7. Cannon Dale – Richard Hudson
  8. The Shepherd’s Song
  9. In Amongst the Roses
  10. I’ll Carry On beside You

On June 14, 1982.

On June 14, 1982, “Atco” label released “All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes”, the third Pete Townshend studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, and was produced by Chris Thomas. “All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes” contains some tracks that were salvaged from later albums by his band the Who, and was released three months before the album “It’s Hard”.

Personnel:

  • Pete Townshend– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Virginia Astley– piano
  • Tony Butler– bass guitar
  • Peter Hope-Evans– harmonica
  • Mark Brzezicki– drums
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Jody Linscott– percussion
  • Chris Stainton– additional keyboards
  • Poli Palmer– tuned percussion
  • John Lewis – Fairlight CMIprogramming
  • Ann Odell – brass arrangement
  • Bill Price– engineer
  • Mark Freegard – assistant engineer
  • Tim Young – mastering engineer
  • Carol Starr – photography
  • Chalkie Davis – photography
  • Michael Spry – photographic prints
  • Ike King – hair
  • Jacqui Lefton – makeup
  • Kenny McDonald – tailor

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. Stop Hunting People
  2. The Sea Refuses No River – Pete Townshend, Alan Rogan
  3. Prelude – Pete Townshend, Andy Newman
  4. Face Dances Pt. 2
  5. Exquisitely Bored
  6. Communication
  7. Stardom in Action
  8. Uniforms (Corp d’Espirit)
  9. North Country Girl
  10. Somebody Saved Me (performed by The Who on 1981 album “Face Dances”)
  11. Slit Skirts

On November 11, 1974.

On November 11, 1974, “Island” label released “Propaganda”, the fourth Sparks album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Muff Winwood.

Personnel:

  • Ron Mael- keyboards
  • Russell Mael- vocals
  • Trevor White – guitar
  • Ian Hampton – bass
  • Norman “Dinky” Diamond- drums
  • Adrian Fisher– guitar
  • Richard Digby-Smith, Robin Black, Bill Price – recording engineers
  • Bill Price – remix engineer
  • Monty Coles – art concept, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael, except where noted.

  1. Propaganda
  2. At Home, At Work, At Play
  3. Reinforcements – Ron Mael, Russell Mael
  4. B. C.
  5. Thanks But No Thanks – Ron Mael, Russell Mael
  6. Don’t Leave Me Alone with Her
  7. Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth
  8. Something for the Girl with Everything
  9. Achoo
  10. Who Don’t Like Kids
  11. Bon Voyage

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Island” label released “Kimono My House”, the third Sparks studio album. It was recorded December 1973-February 1974, and was produced by Mulf Winwood.

Personnel:

  • Russell Mael– vocals
  • Ron Mael– keyboards, cover cpncept
  • Martin Gordon– bass
  • Adrian Fisher– guitar
  • Norman “Dinky” Diamond– drums, percussion, castanets
  • Richard Digby-Smith – recording engineer
  • Tony Platt – recording engineer
  • Bill Price– mixdown engineer
  • Nicholas de Ville – art direction, cover concept
  • Karl Stoeker – photography
  • Bob Bowkett, CCS – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Mael, except where noted.

  1. This Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us
  2. Amateur Hour
  3. Falling in Love with Myself Again
  4. Here in Heaven
  5. Thank God It’s Not Christmas
  6. Hasta Mañana, Monsieur – Russell Mael, Ron Mael
  7. Talent Is an Asset
  8. Complaints
  9. In My Family – Russell Mael, Ron Mael
  10. Equator

 

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “CBS” label released the debut, self-titled Ian Hunter solo album. It was recorded January–March 1975 at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter: vocals, rhythm guitar, piano, percussion, backing vocals
  • Mick Ronson: lead guitar, organ, mellotron, mouth organ, bass guitar
  • Geoff Appleby: bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott: drums, percussion
  • Pete Arnesen: piano
  • John Gustafson: bass guitar
  • Bill Price- engineer
  • Roslav Szaybo – design concept
  • Martin Springett – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Hunter except where noted.

  1. Once Bitten, Twice Shy
  2. Who Do You Love
  3. Lounge Lizard
  4. Boy – Ian Hunter, Mick Ronson
  5. 3,000 Miles from Here
  6. The Truth, the Whole Truth, Nuthin’ but the Truth
  7. It Ain’t Easy When You Fall/Shades Off
  8. I Get So Excited

 

On March 19, 1990.

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On March 19, 1990, “Es Paranza” label released “Manic Nirvana”, the fifth Robert Plant solo studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Robert Plant, Phil Johnstone and Mark “Spike” Stent.

Personnel:

  • Robert Plant- vocals
  • Robert Stride- vocals
  • Laila Cohen- vocals
  • Micky Groome- vocals
  • Carolyn Harding- vocals
  • Jerry Wayne- vocals, voiceover
  • Siddi Makain Mushkin- voices
  • Chris Blackwell – guitar, drums
  • Doug Boyle- guitar
  • Phil Johnstone- guitar, keyboards
  • Charlie Jones- bass
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – engineer
  • Michael Butterworth – assistant engineer
  • Jeremy Wheatley – assistant engineer
  • Bill Price – mixing engineer

Track listing:

  1. Hurting Kind (I’ve Got My Eyes on You – Robert Plant, Charlie Jones, Chris Blackwell, Doug Boyle, Phil Johnstone
  2. Big Love – Robert Plant, Blackwell, Phil Johnstone
  3. S S S & Q – Robert Plant, Charlie Jones, Chris Blackwell, Doug Boyle, Phil Johnstone
  4. I Cried – Robert Plant and Phil Johnstone
  5. She Said – Robert Plant, Charlie Jones, Chris Blackwell, Doug Boyle, Phil Johnstone
  6. Nirvana – Robert Plant, Charlie Jones, Doug Boyle
  7. Tie Dye on the Highway – Robert Plant, Chris Blackwell
  8. Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night – Mel Glazer, Stephen Schlaks
  9. Anniversary – Robert Plant, Phil Johnstone
  10. Liars Dance – Robert Plant, Doug Boyle
  11. Watching You – Robert Plant, Chris Blackwell, Phil Johnstone

On October 27, 1977.

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On October 27, 1977, “Virgin” label released “Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols”, the only Sex Pistols studio album. It was recorded October 1976 / March–June 1977 / August 1977, at the “Wessex Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas and Bill Price.

 

Personnel:

  • Johnny Rotten– lead vocals
  • Steve Jones– guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Sid Vicious– bass guitar
  • Glen Matlock– bass guitar
  • Paul Cook– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Rotten, Paul Cook, Steve Jones and Sid Vicious.

  1. Holidays in the Sun
  2. Liar
  3. No Feelings
  4. God Save the Queen
  5. Problems
  6. Seventeen
  7. Anarchy in the UK
  8. Bodies
  9. Pretty Vacant
  10. New York
  11. E.M.I.