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On February 13, 1976.

On February 13, 1976, “Virgin” label released “Shamal”, the sixth Gong studio album. It was recorded in December 1975, at “Basing Street Studios” and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Mason.

Personnel:

  • Mike Howlett– bass guitar, vocals
  • Didier Malherbe– tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, bansuri, gongs
  • Mireille Bauer– marimba, glockenspiel, xylophone, percussion, gongs
  • Pierre Moerlen– drums, vibraphone, tubular bells
  • Patrice Lemoine – organ, piano, synthesizer
  • Steve Hillage– acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Miquette Giraudy, Sandy Colley – vocals
  • Jorge Pinchevsky – violin
  • Phil Ault, Dave Hutchins, Ben Tavera King, Rick Curtain, Ben King: engineer
  • Clive Arrowsmith: artwork, photography

Track listing:

  1. Wingful of Eyes – Mike Howlett
  2. Chandra – Patrice Lemoine
  3. Bambooji – Didier Malherbe
  4. Cat in Clark’s Shoes – Didier Malherbe
  5. Mandrake – Pierre Moerlen
  6. Shamal – Mike Howlett, Didier Malherbe, Patrice Lemoine, Mireille Bauer
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In January 1975.

In January 1975, “RCA” label released “Play Don’t Worry”, the second Mick Ronson album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Trident Studios”, “Scorpio Sound” and “Sundragon Studios” in London, “Strawberry Studios” in Juan La Pins, France, and was produced by Mick Ronson.

Personnel:

  • Mick Ronson– vocals, guitar, bass, drums, harmonica, piano, clavinet, synthesizer, arrangements, mixing
  • Trevor Bolder– bass, horn
  • Mike Garson– piano
  • Ritchie Dharma, Aynsley Dunbar, Tony Newman– drums
  • Jeff Daly – saxophone, flutes
  • Neil Kernon– ARP synthesizer
  • Paul Francis – drums
  • John Mealing– piano
  • Ian Hunter– backing vocals
  • Vicky Silva, Miquel Brown, Beverly Baxton – backing vocals
  • Sid Sax – string conductor
  • Dennis Mackay, Peter Fielder, Ted Sharp, Ray Hendrickson, Ian Major – engineers
  • Clive Arrowsmith- photography

Track listing:

  1. Billy Porter – Mick Ronson
  2. Angel No. 9 – Craig Fuller
  3. This Is for You – Laurie Heath
  4. White Light/White Heat – Lou Reed
  5. Play Don’t Worry – Mick Ronson, Bob Sargeant
  6. Hazy Days – Mick Ronson
  7. Girl Can’t Help It – Bobby Troup
  8. Empty Bed (Io Me Ne Andrei) – Claudio Baglioni, Antonio Coggio, Mick Ronson
  9. Woman – Adam Taylor

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “A&M” label released the self-titled, third Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, 6 & 12-string acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue– acoustic & electric guitars
  • Bryn Haworth– slide guitar, mandolin
  • Jimmy Jewell – saxophone
  • Dave Markee – bass guitar
  • J. Cole– steel guitar
  • Graham Lyle– guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– drums
  • Brian Rogers – string arrangements
  • Peter Wood– Hammond organ, piano, electric piano
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Leroy Champaign – background vocals
  • Clarke Peters– backing vocals
  • Fabio Nicoli – art direction
  • Nick Marshall – design
  • Clive Arrowsmith– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading

  1. Down to Zero
  2. Help Yourself
  3. Water With the Wine
  4. Love and Affection
  5. Save Me
  6. Join the Boys
  7. People
  8. Somebody Who Loves You
  9. Like Fire
  10. Tall in the Saddle

In December 1971.

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In December 1971, “Columbia” label released “Boz Scaggs & Band”, the fourth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Olympic Studios” in London, “CBS Studios” in New York City, and “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Boz Scaggs and Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitar, vocals
  • David Brown– bass
  • Eddie Lee Charlton – drums
  • Chepito Areas – conga, timbales
  • Mike Carabello – percussion, conga, timbales
  • Lee Charleton – sound effects
  • Rita Coolidge– background vocals
  • Dorothy Morrison – background vocals
  • Mel Martin – saxophone
  • Pat O’Hara – trombone
  • Tom Poole – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • George Rains – drums, percussion
  • Doug Simril – guitar, piano
  • Joachim Jymm Young – organ, piano, keyboards, vibraphone

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Monkey Time – Bob Scaggs, Clive Arrowsmith
  2. Runnin’ Blue – Bob Scaggs, Patrick O’Hara
  3. Up to You – Bob Scaggs, Clive Arrowsmith
  4. Love Anyway
  5. Flames of Love – Bob Scaggs, Clive Arrowsmith
  6. Here to Stay
  7. Nothing Will Take Your Place
  8. Why Why – Bob Scaggs, Tim Davis
  9. You’re So Good

On October 15, 1973.

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On October 15, 1973, “Reprise” label released “Mystery to Me”, the eighth Fleetwood Mac studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Rolling Stones Mobile Unit”, and was produced by Fleetwood Mac and Martin Birch.

Personnel:

  • Bob Welch– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Bob Weston– electric guitar, slide guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Christine McVie– keyboards, lead and backing vocals
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion
  • Richard Hewson– string arrangements
  • Engineer: Martin Birch
  • Assistant Engineers: Desmond Majekodunmi, Paul Hardiman
  • Photography by Clive Arrowsmith
  • Cover design and art direction by Modula

Track listing:

  1. Emerald Eyes – Bob Welch
  2. Believe Me – Christine McVie
  3. Just Crazy Love – Christine McVie
  4. Hypnotized – Bob Welch
  5. Forever – Bob Weston, John McVie, Bob Welch
  6. Keep On Going – Bob Welch
  7. The City – Bob Welch
  8. Miles Away – Bob Welch
  9. Somebody – Bob Welch
  10. The Way I Feel – Christine McVie
  11. For Your Love – Graham Gouldman
  12. Why – Christine McVie