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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
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In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Blue Sky” label released “All American Boy”, the debut Rick Derringer solo studio album. It was recorded in 1973 at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk and Rick Derringer.

Personnel:

  • Rick Derringer- lead vocals, guitar, organ
  • David Bromberg- guitar, dobro
  • Joe Walsh- electric guitar
  • Bobby Caldwell, Joe Vitale- drums
  • Kenny Passarelli- bass guitar
  • Tasha Thomas, Lani Groves, Carl Hall – backing vocals
  • Edgar Winter- keyboards
  • Suzi Quatro- bass guitar
  • Paul Harris- keyboards
  • Joe Lala- percussion
  • Toots Thielemans- harmonica

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Derringer; except where noted.

  1. Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo
  2. Joy Ride
  3. Teenage Queen
  4. Cheap Tequila
  5. Uncomplicated
  6. Hold – Rick Derringer, Patti Smith
  7. The Airport Giveth (The Airport Taketh Away)
  8. Teenage Love Affair
  9. It’s Raining
  10. Time Warp
  11. Slide On Over Slinky
  12. Jump, Jump, Jump

 

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “ABC/Dunhill” labels released “Barnstorm”, the debut Joe Walsh studio solo album. It was recorded in March 1972, at “Caribou Ranch” in Colorado, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk and Joe Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh- lead guitars, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, telegraph key, vocals, engineer
  • Kenny Passarelli- bass guitar, guitarrón, vocals
  • Joe Vitale- drums, percussion, keyboards, electric piano, flute, vocals
  • Paul Harris- piano, vocals
  • Al Perkins- steel guitar
  • Chuck Rainey- bass guitar
  • Bill Szymczyk- backing vocals, engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Here We Go
  2. Midnight Visitor
  3. One and One
  4. Giant Bohemoth – Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh
  5. Mother Says – Kenny Passarelli, Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh
  6. Birdcall Morning
  7. Home
  8. I’ll Tell the World – Alan Gordon, Allan Jacob
  9. Turn to Stone – Terry Trebandt, Joe Walsh
  10. Comin’ Down

In September 1975.

In September 1975, “Full Moon” label released “Captured Angel”, the third Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Golden Voice Studios” in South Pekin, “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, “Record Plant” in Sausalito, .and was produced by Dan Fogelberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – banjo, bass guitar,  guitar,  harmonica,  percussion, keyboards, lead and backing vocals, ARP synthesizer, cover artwork
  • Hot Damn Brothers – backing vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, percussion
  • David Lindley– fiddle
  • Al Perkins– pedal steel guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • D. Souther– backing vocals
  • Glen Spreen – string arrangements
  • Engineers: Tom Byler, Jeff Guercio, Terry Jamison, Gary Ladinsky and John Stronach
  • Mixing: John Stronach
  • Mastering: Rick Collins
  • Design: Ron Coro
  • Photography: Henry Diltz

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg.

  1. Aspen/These Days
  2. Comes and Goes
  3. Captured Angel
  4. Old Tennessee
  5. Next Time
  6. Man in the Mirror/ Below the Surface
  7. Crow
  8. The Last Nail

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “ABC” label released “Countdown to Ecstasy”, the second Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gary Katz. The cover painting was by Dorothy White.

Personnel:

  • Donald Fagen– acoustic and electric pianos, synthesizer, lead vocals
  • Walter Becker– electric bass, harmonica, background vocals
  • Denny Dias– electric guitar, mixing
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– electric and pedal steel guitars
  • Jim Hodder– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Ray Brown– string bass
  • Ben Benay– acoustic guitar
  • Rick Derringer– slide guitar
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone, marimba, percussion
  • Ernie Watts, Johnny Rotella, Lanny Morgan, Bill Perkins– saxophones
  • Sherlie Matthews, Myrna Matthews, Patricia Hall, David Palmer, James Rolleston, Michael Fennelly– background vocals
  • Engineer: Roger Nichols
  • Assistant engineer: Miss Natalie
  • Album design: Dotty of Hollywood
  • Photography: Ed Caraeff

Track listing:

All tracks by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

  1. Bodhisattva
  2. Razor Boy
  3. The Boston Rag
  4. Your Gold Teeth
  5. Show Biz Kids
  6. My Old School
  7. Pearl of the Quarter
  8. King of the World

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Full Moon” label released “Nether Lands”, the fourth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, Colorado, “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles and Sausalito, “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in  Nashville and “North Star Studio” in Boulder, Colorado, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and Norbert Putnam.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – acoustic & electric guitars, piano, electric piano, organ, keyboards, vocals, 12 string guitar, slide guitar, painting
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey- drums
  • Dominic Frontiere, Dan Fogelberg, Norbert Putnam – orchestral arrangements
  • Don Henley- backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Russ Kunkel- conga, drums
  • Joe Lala- percussion, conga
  • Frank Marocco – accordion
  • Norbert Putnam- bass
  • D. Souther- backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • John Stronach – percussion, maracas, tambourine
  • Al Perkins- pedal steel, dobro
  • Joe Walsh- guitar, electric guitar
  • Tim Weisberg- flute
  • Mix down Engineer: Marty Lewis
  • Assistant Engineers: Jeff Guercio, Mark Guercio, John Henning, Marty Lewis, Bruce Hensal, Gary Landinsky.
  • Mastered by: Glenn Meadows
  • Photography by: Andy Katz
  • Design by: Kosh

Track listing:

All songs written by Dan Fogelberg.

  1. Nether Lands
  2. Once upon a Time
  3. Dancing Shoes
  4. Lessons Learned
  5. Loose Ends
  6. Love Gone By
  7. Promises Made
  8. Give Me Some Time
  9. Scarecrow’s Dream
  10. Sketches
  11. False Faces

On June 28, 1974.

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On June 28, 1974, “Island” label released “Caribou”, the eight Elton John album. It was recorded in January 1974, at “Caribou Ranch”, in Nederland, Colorado and “Brother Studios” in Santa Monica, California, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon. In 1993, the album was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”, and Gold in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Elton John– vocals, pianos, organ on track 9
  • Davey Johnstone– acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Dee Murray– bass guitar, phased Pignose bass, backing vocals
  • Nigel Olsson– drums, backing vocals
  • Ray Cooper– tambourine, congas, whistle, vibes, snare, castanets, watergong, tubular bells, maracas
  • Bruce Johnston– backing vocals
  • Carl Wilson– backing vocals
  • Clydie King,Sherlie Matthews, Jessie Mae Smith, Dusty Springfield, Toni Tennille, Billy Hinsche – additional backing vocals
  • Tower of Power- horn section
  • David Hentschel– ARP synthesizer; mellotron
  • Lenny Pickett– tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone; clarinet
  • Chester D. Thompson –Hammond organ
  • Engineers: Clive Franks, David Hentschel
  • Assistant engineer: Peter Kelsey
  • Arrangers:Daryl Dragon, Davey Johnstone, Del Newman
  • Liner notes:John Tobler

Track listing:

All tracks by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, except where noted.

  1. The Bitch Is Back
  2. PinkyGrimsby
  3. Dixie Lily
  4. Solar Prestige a Gammon
  5. You’re So Static
  6. I’ve Seen the Saucers
  7. Stinker
  8. Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  9. Ticking