Tag Archives: Charisma

Lindisfarne: Nicely Out of Tune

In November 1970, “Charisma” label released “Nicely Out of Tune”, the debut Lindisfarne album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by John Anthony.

Personnel:

  • Alan Hull – vocals, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, organ, piano, electric piano
  • Ray Jackson – vocals, mandolin, harmonica, flatulette
  • Rod Clements – vocals, electric bass, organ, piano, violin, guitars
  • Simon Cowe – vocals, lead, acoustic and 12-string guitars, mandolin, banjo
  • Ray Laidlaw – drums

Track listing:

  1. Lady Eleanor – Alan Hull
  2. Road to Kingdom Come – Rod Clements
  3. Winter Song – Alan Hull
  4. Turn a Deaf Ear – Rab Noakes
  5. Clear White Light (Pt. 2) – Alan Hull
  6. We Can Swing Together – Alan Hull
  7. Alan in the River with Flowers – Alan Hull
  8. Down – Alan Hull
  9. The Things I Should Have Said – Rod Clements
  10. Jackhammer Blues – Woody Guthrie
  11. Scarecrow Song – Alan Hull

Steve Hackett: Cured

In August 1981, “Charisma” label released “Cured”, the fifth Steve Hackett album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by John Acock, Steve Hackett and Nick Magnus.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett – vocals, guitars, bass guitar
  • Nick Magnus – keyboards, LM-1 drum machine
  • Kim Poor – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hackett except where noted.

  1. Hope I Don’t Wake
  2. Picture Postcard
  3. Can’t Let Go
  4. The Air-Conditioned Nightmare
  5. Funny Feeling – Steve Hackett, Nick Magnus
  6. A Cradle of Swans
  7. Overnight Sleeper – Steve Hackett, Kim Poor
  8. Turn Back Time

Clifford T. Ward: Home Thoughts

In April 1973, “Charisma” label released “Home Thoughts”, the second Clifford T. Ward studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Clifford T. Ward.

Personnel:

  • Clifford T. Ward – vocals, keyboards
  • Derek Thomas – guitars
  • Terry Edwards – bass
  • Ken Wright – drums, percussion
  • Richard Hewson – arrangements
  • Jerry Boys, Vic Gamm – engineer
  • Alan Curtis, Tony Bell – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Clifford T. Ward.

  1. Gaye
  2. Wherewithal
  3. The Dubious Circus Company
  4. Nightingale
  5. Where Would That Leave Me
  6. The Traveler
  7. Home Thoughts from Abroad
  8. Where’s It Going to End
  9. Time, the Magician
  10. Give Me One More Chance
  11. Cold Wind Blowing
  12. The Open University
  13. Crisis

The Golden Palominos: Drunk with Passion

On September 17, 1991, “Nation / Charisma” labels released “Drunk with Passion”, the fifth Golden Palominos (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Anton Fier.

Personnel:

  • Carla Bley – Hammond organ
  • Robert Kidney – vocals, guitar
  • Amanda Kramer – vocals, keyboards
  • Bob Mould – vocals, guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis – acoustic and electric guitar, dobro guitar
  • Michael Stipe – vocals
  • Richard Thompson – guitar
  • Bill Laswell – bass guitar
  • Aïyb Dieng – percussion
  • Anton Fier – drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Oz Fritz – recording
  • Tom Mark – recording
  • Steve McLoughlin – recording
  • Robert Musso – recording
  • Wes Naprstek – recording
  • Billy Youdelman – recording
  • John Yates – mixing
  • David Cook – mixing, recording
  • Mike Krowiak – mixing, recording
  • Jeff Lippay – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Vaughan Oliver – illustrations, design
  • Chris Bigg – illustrations, design

Track listing:

  1. Alive and Living Now – Anton Fier, Michael Stipe, Nicky Skopelitis
  2. The Haunting – Amanda Kramer
  3. When the Kingdom Calls – Anton Fier, Michael Stipe, Nicky Skopelitis
  4. A Sigh – Amanda Kramer, Michael Stipe, Nicky Skopelitis
  5. Thunder Cries – Amanda Kramer, Michael Stipe, Nicky Skopelitis
  6. Hands of Heaven – Amanda Kramer, Michael Stipe, Nicky Skopelitis
  7. Dying From the Inside Out – Anton Fier, Bob Mould, Nicky Skopelitis
  8. Begin to Return – Robert Kidney

In June 1983.

In June 1983, “Charisma” label released “The Fugitive”, the second Tony Banks album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “The Farm” in Surrey, England, and was produced by Tony Banks.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– lead vocals and background vocals, keyboards, synth bass, Linn LM-1
  • Daryl Stuermer– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Mo Foster– bass guitars
  • Tony Beard – drums, percussion
  • Steve Gadd– drums, percussion
  • Andy Duncan – drums
  • Stephen Short – assistant producer
  • Geoff Callingham – technical assistant

Tracklisting:

All tracks by Tony Banks.

  1. This Is Love
  2. Man of Spells
  3. And the Wheels Keep Turning
  4. Say You’ll Never Leave Me
  5. Thirty Three’s
  6. By You
  7. At the Edge of the Night
  8. Charm
  9. Moving Under

 

On June 15, 1979.

On June 15, 1979, “Charisma” label released “PXR5”, the ninth Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded September 1977 – June 1978, at “Leicester”, “De Montfort Hall”, “Hammersmith Odeon” in London, “Rockfield Studios” and “Week Park Farm” in Devon, and was produced by Robert Calver, Dave Brock, Adrian Shaw, Simon House, and Simon King.

Personnel:

  • Robert Calvert– vocals
  • Dave Brock– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Adrian Shaw– bass guitar
  • Simon House– violin, keyboards
  • Simon King– drums
  • Dave Charles, Anton Matthews – engineer
  • Phillip Tonkyn – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Death Trap – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  2. Jack of Shadows – Robert Calvert, Simon House, Adrian Shaw
  3. Uncle Sam’s on Mars – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock, Simon House, Simon King
  4. Infinity – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  5. Life Form – Dave Brock
  6. Robot – Robert Calvert, Dave Brock
  7. High Rise – Robert Calvert, Simon House
  8. PXR5 – Dave Brock

 

On May 1, 1976.

On May 1, 1976, “Charisma” label released “Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Edgar Allan Poe)”, the debut Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded July 1975 – January 1976, at “Abbey Road” and “Kingsway Hall” in London, “Mama Jo’s” in Hollywood, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons– lead vocals, guitar, organ, synthesizer, keyboards, recorder, engineer, projectron
  • Eric Woolfson– lead and background vocals, synthesizer, harpsichord, keyboards, executive producer
  • Andrew Powell– keyboards, arranger
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Billy Lyall– piano, drums, glockenspiel, keyboards, recorder, Fender rhodes
  • Francis Monkman– organ, keyboards
  • Christopher North– keyboards
  • David Paton– lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass
  • Leonard Whiting– vocals, narrator
  • John Miles– vocals, guitar
  • Jane Powell – lead and background vocals
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Terry Sylvester– vocals
  • English Chorale– vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – vocals
  • Jack Harris– vocals
  • Bob Howes – choir
  • The English Chorale and Played Ti – choir
  • Kevin Peek– acoustic guitar
  • Laurence Juber – acoustic guitar
  • David Pack– guitar
  • Joe Puerta– bass
  • Les Hurdle – bass
  • Daryl Runswick– bass, string bass
  • David Katz – violin, orchestra contractor
  • Stuart Tosh– vocals, cymbals, drums, Tympani
  • John Leach – vocals, percussion, cimbalom, kantele
  • Burleigh Drummond– drums
  • Dennis Clarke – saxophone, clarinet
  • David Snell – harp
  • Gordon Parry – engineer
  • Tom Trefethen – assistant engineer
  • Tony Richards – assistant engineer
  • Pat Stapley – assistant engineer
  • Chris Blair – assistant engineer
  • Colin Elgie – artwork, graphic design, layout design
  • Hipgnosis– design, cover art
  • Aubrey Powell– photography
  • Peter Christopherson– photography
  • Storm Thorgerson– photography
  • Sam Emerson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons except where noted.

  1. A Dream Within a Dream
  2. The Raven
  3. The Tell – Tale Heart
  4. The Cask of Amontillado
  5. The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether
  6. The Fall of the House of Usher Eric Woolfson, Alan Parsons, Andrew Powell
  • Prelude
  • Arrival
  • Intermezzo
  • Pavane
  • Fall
  1. To One in Paradise

On September 14, 1979.

On September 14, 1979, “Charisma” label released “Product”, the fourth Brand X studio album. It was recorded in April 1979, at “Startling Studios” in Ascot, and was produced by Colin Green, Neil Kerno, Robin Lumley, John Goodsall, John Giblin and Phil Collins.

  • Robin Lumley – keyboards, sounds (gunfire, chainsaw)
  • John Goodsall – guitar
  • John Giblin – bass
  • Phil Collins – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Peter Robinson – vocals, keyboards, sounds (gunfire)
  • Percy Jones – bass
  • Mike Clark – drums
  • Morris Pert – percussion

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Make Waves – John Goodsall
  2. Dance of the Illegal Aliens – Percy Jones
  3. Soho – John Goodsall, Phil Collins
  4. …And So to F…- Phil Collins
  5. Algon (Where an Ordinary Cup of Drinking Chocolate Costs £8,000,000,000) – Robin Lumley
  6. Rhesus Perplexus – John Giblin
  7. Wal to Wal / Not Good Enough – See Me!
  • Wal to Wal – Percy Jones, John Giblin
  • Not Good Enough – See Me! – Percy Jones, PeterRobinson
  1. April – John Giblin

 

On September 8, 1978.

On September 8, 1978, “Charisma” label released “Masques”, the third Brand X studio album. It was recorded May – June 1978, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Robin Lumley.

Personnel:

  • John Goodsall– guitar
  • Peter Robinson– keyboards
  • Percy Jones– bass
  • Chuck Burgi– drums
  • Morris Pert– percussion, electric piano

Track listing:

  1. The Poke – John Goodsall
  2. Masques – Percy Jones, Peter Robinson
  3. Black Moon – Morris Pert
  4. Deadly Nightshade – Morris Pert
  5. Earth Dance – Morris Pert
  6. Access to Data – John Goodsall
  7. The Ghost of Mayfield Lodge – Percy Jones

On April 18, 1980.

On April 18, 1980, “Charisma” label released “Do They Hurt?”, the fifth Brand X album. It was recorded in April 1979, at “Startling Studios” in Ascot, UK, and was produced by Neil Kernon, John Goodsall, J. Peter Robinson, Percy Jones, Phil Collins, Robin Lumley and John Giblin.

Personnel:

  • John Goodsall– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Robinson– keyboards, gong, synth
  • Robin Lumley– piano, keyboards
  • Percy Jones– vocals, bass
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Mike Clark– drums
  • Phil Collins– drums
  • Morris Pert– percussion

Track listing:

  1. Noddy Goes to Sweden – Percy Jones
  2. Voidarama – John Goodsall
  3. Act of Will – John Goodsall
  4. Fragile – Percy Jones, Peter Robinson
  5. Cambodia – John Goodsall
  6. Triumphant Limp – John Goodsall, John Giblin, Robin Lumley, Phil Collins
  7. D. M.Z. – Percy Jones