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In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Chrysalis” label released “Diamond” the second Spandau Ballet album. It was recorded 1981-1982, and was produced by Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Tony Hadley – lead vocals, synthesizer
  • Gary Kemp – guitar, keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Martin Kemp – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Norman – guitar, percussion, saxophone, backing vocals
  • John Keeble – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Kemp.

  1. Chant No. 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)
  2. Instinction
  3. Paint Me Down
  4. Coffee Club
  5. She Loved Like Diamond
  6. Pharaoh
  7. Innocence and Science
  8. Missionary

 

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In March 1977.

In January 1977, “Chrysalis” label released “Something Magic”, the ninth Procol Harum album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Pete Solley, Chris Copping, B.J.Wilson, Mick Grabham, Gary Brooker, Keith Reid, Ron Albert and Howie Albert

Personnel:

  • Pete Solley– organ and synthesisers
  • Chris Copping– bass guitar
  • J. Wilson– drums
  • Mick Grabham– guitar
  • Gary Brooker– piano and vocals
  • Keith Reid– lyrics

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Brooker and Keith Reid except where noted.

  1.  Something Magic
  2. Skating on Thin Ice
  3. Wizard Man
  4. The Mark of the Claw – Mick Grabham, Keith Reid
  5. Stranger in Space
  6. The Worm & the Tree – Part One
  7. Introduction
  8. Menace
  9. Occupation
  10. The Worm & the Tree – Part Two
  • Enervation
  • Expectancy
  • Battle

11. The Worm & the Tree – Part Three

  • Regeneration
  • Epilogue

In March 1974.

In March 1974, “Chrysalis” label released “Now We Are Six”,the sixth Steeleye Span album. It was recorded December 1973-January 1974, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Maddy Prior- vocals
  • Tim Hart- vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, electric dulcimer, banjo
  • Peter Knight- vocals, violin, mandolin, tenor banjo, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Bob Johnson- vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, synthesizer
  • Rick Kemp- vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Nigel Pegrum- drums, tambourine, oboe, recorder, flute, synthesizer
  • David Bowie- alto sax

Track listing:

  1. Seven Hundred Elves
  2. Edwin – traditional
  3. Drink Down the Moon – traditional
  4. Now We Are Six – traditonal
  5. Thomas the Rhymer – traditional
  6. The Mooncoin Jig – traditional
  7. Long-a-Growing – traditional
  8. Two Magicians – traditional
  9. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – traditional
  10. To Know Him Is To Love Him – Phil Spector

In March 1973.

In March 1973, “Chrysalis” label released “Grand Hotel”, the sixth Procol Harum studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Gary Brooker– vocals, piano
  • Mick Grabham– guitar
  • Chris Copping– organ
  • Alan Cartwright– bass guitar
  • J. Wilson– drums
  • Keith Reid– lyrics
  • Christiane Legrand- vocals
  • The Pahene Recorder Ensemble
  • John Punter– engineer
  • Spencer Zahn – artwork, design
  • Jeffrey Weisel – photography, drawings in internal booklet

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Brooker and Keith Reid.

  1. Grand Hotel
  2. Toujours L’amour
  3. A Rum Tale
  4. TV Caesar
  5. A Souvenir of London
  6. Bringing Home the Bacon
  7. For Liquorice John
  8. Fires (Which Burnt Brightly)
  9. Robert’s Box

 

In February 1978.

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In February 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Plastic Letters”, the second Blondie studio album. It was recorded June – July 1976, at “Plaza Sound Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Gottehrer.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry- vocals
  • Chris Stein- guitar, bass guitar, E-bow, vibraphone
  • James Destri- grand piano, Farfisa organ, Polymoog synthesizer and strings, Roland synthesizer, background vocals
  • Clem Burke- premier drums, background vocals
  • Frank Infante- bass guitar, guitar
  • Dale Powers – background vocals
  • Rob Freeman -engineer
  • Greg Calbi- mastering
  • Phillip Dixon –photography

Track listing:

  1. Fan Mail – Jimmy Destri
  2. Denis – Neil Levenson
  3. Bermuda Triangle Blues (Flight 45) – Chris Stein
  4. You Nabbed as Sniper – Chris Stein
  5. Contact in Red Square – Jimmy Destri
  6. (I’m Always Touched by Your) Presence Dear – Gary Valente
  7. I’m on E – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  8. I Don’t Have the nerve to Say No – Deborah Harry, Jimmy Destri
  9. Love at the Pier – Deborah Harry
  10. No Imagination – Jimmy Destri
  11. Kidnapper – Jimmy Destri
  12. Detroit 442 – Jimmy Destri, Chris Stein
  13. Cautious Lip – Ronnie Toast, Chris Stein

In February 1975.

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In February 1975, “Chrysalis” label released “For Earth Below”, the third Robin Trower solo studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Matthew Fisher.

Personnel:

  • Robin Trower– guitar
  • James Dewar– bass, vocals
  • Bill Lordan– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Trower; except where noted.

  1. Shame the Devil
  2. It’s Only Money
  3. Confessin’ Midnight
  4. Fine Day – James Dewar, Robin Trower
  5. Alethea
  6. A Tale Untold
  7. Gonna Be More Suspicious – James Dewar, Robin Trower
  8. For Earth Below

 

In January 1975.

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In January 1975, “Chrysalis” label released “Commoners Crown”, the seventh  Steeleye Span album. It was recorded September-October 1974, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Steely Span and Robin Black.

Personnel:

  • Maddy Prior- vocals
  • Tim Hart- vocals, guitar, appalachian dulcimer
  • Bob Johnson- vocals, guitar
  • Rick Kemp- bass guitar, drums
  • Peter Knight- violin
  • Nigel Pegrum- drums, flute
  • Peter Sellers- ukulele

Track listing:

  1. Little Sir Hugh – traditional
  2. Bach Goes To Limerick – Tim THart, Bob Johnson, Rick Kemp,  Peter Knight, Nigel Pegrum, Maddy Prior
  3. Long Lankin – traditional
  4. Dogs and Ferrets -traditional
  5. Galtee Farmer – traditional
  6. Demon Lover – traditional
  7. Elf Call – traditional
  8. Weary Cutters – traditiona
  9. New York Girls – traditional