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In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Capitol” label released “Happy Birthday, Ruthy Baby”, the second McGuinness Flint album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  1. Tom McGuinness – vocals, electric guitar, bass
  2. Hughie Flint – drums
  3. Benny Gallagher – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, piano, harmonica, ocarina
  4. Graham Lyle – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, bass
  5. Nicky Hopkins – keyboards
  6. Dennis Coulson – vocals
  7. Jimmy Jewell – saxophone
  8. John Mumford – trombone
  9. Brian Rogers, Jimmy Jewell, John Mumford – arranger
  10. Glyn Johns – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Happy Birthday, Ruthy Baby – Benny Gallagher
  2. Conversation – Benny Gallagher
  3. When I’m Alone with You – Tom McGuinness, Hughie Flint
  4. Fixer – Benny Gallagher
  5. Faith and Gravy – Benny Gallagher
  6. Klondike – Benny Gallagher
  7. Reader to Writer – Benny Gallagher
  8. Changes – Benny Gallagher
  9. Friends of Mine – Benny Gallagher
  10. Piper of Dreams – Benny Gallagher
  11. Jimmy’s Song – Benny Gallagher
  12. Sparrow – Benny Gallagher

In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Black Saint” label released “Milano Strut”, the eleventh Don Pullen album. It was recorded in December 1978, at “at Barigozzi Studio” in Milano, Italy, and was produced by Giacomo Pellicciotti.

Personnel:

  • Don Pullen- piano, organ
  • Don Moye- drums, percussion, congas, bells

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Pullen.

  1. Conversation
  2. Communication
  3. Milano Strut
  4. Curve Eleven (For Giuseppi)

In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Black Saint” label released “Milano Strut”, the eleventh Don Pullen album. It was recorded in December 1978, at “Barigozzi Studio” in Milano, Italy, and was produced by Giacomo Pellicciotti.

Personnel:

  • Don Pullen- piano, organ
  • Don Moye- drums, percussion, congas, bells

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Pullen

  1. Conversation
  2. Communication
  3. Milano Strut
  4. Curve Eleven (For Giuseppi)

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “A&M” label released “Whatever’s for Us”, the debut Joan Armatrading album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Château d’Hérouville” in France, “Trident Studios” and “Marquee Studios” in London, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon. The album was collaboration between Joan Armatrading and singer-songwriter Pam Nestor.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, piano, acoustic guitar, harmonium
  • Davey Johnstone- guitars, sitar
  • Larry Steele – bass guitar
  • Chris Hughes – saxophone
  • Gerry Conway, Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Ray Cooper– percussion, vibes
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable, Ken Scott, Roy Baker, Phil Dunne – engineers
  • Del Newman – string, horns arrangements
  • Chris Hughes – brass arrangements
  • John Hays – art direction
  • Sumiko Davies – cover design
  • Derek Davies – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading and Pam Nestor, except where noted.

  1. My Family
  2. City Girl – Joan Armatrading
  3. Spend a Little Time – Joan Armatrading
  4. Whatever’s for Us, for Us
  5. Child Star
  6. Visionary Mountains
  7. It Could Have Been Better
  8. Head of the Table
  9. Mister Remember Me
  10. Gave It a Try
  11. Alice
  12. Conversation – Joan Armatrading
  13. Mean Old Man
  14. All the King’s Gardens

 

In March 1970.

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In March 1970, “Reprise” label released “Ladies of the Canyon”, the third Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.The album title was reference to Laurel Canyon, a centre of popular music culture in Los Angeles during the 1960s.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell– guitar, piano, vocals, cover illustration
  • Teresa Adams – cello
  • Paul Horn– clarinet, flute
  • Jim Horn– baritone saxophone
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • The Saskatunes – bop vocals
  • The Lookout Mountain United Downstairs Choir – chorus
  • Don Bagley– cello arrangement
  • Henry Lewy- engineer, production advice

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell.

  1. Morning Morgantown
  2. For Free
  3. Conversation
  4. Ladies of the Canyon
  5. Willy
  6. The Arrangement
  7. Rainy Night House
  8. The Priest
  9. Blue Boy
  10. Big yellow Taxi
  11. Woodstock
  12. The Circle Game

In February 1973.

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In February 1973, “Decca” label released “Back Up Against the Wall”, the second Atlanta Rhythm Section album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Studio One” in Doraville, Georgia, and was produced by Buddy Buie. “Back Up Against the Wall” was the first album with Ronnie Hammond on lead vocals.

Personnel:

  1. Barry Bailey – guitar, electric guitar
  2. Randall Bramblett – piano
  3. R. Cobb – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, steel guitar, vocals, slide guitar
  4. Dean Daughtry – organ, piano, electric piano
  5. Paul Goddard – bass guitar
  6. Ronnie Hammond – piano, vocals
  7. Al Kooper- synthesizer, ARP
  8. Robert Nix – drums, vocals
  9. Billy Lee Riley – harmonica
  10. Engineers: Bobby Langford, Rodney Mills
  11. Mixing: Rodney Mills
  12. Arranger: Buddy Buie
  13. Mike McCarty: cover design, illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Wrong – Buddy Buie, J.R. Cobb
  2. Cold Turkey, Tenn.- Robert Nix
  3. Will I Live On? – Dean Daughtry, Robert Nix
  4. A Livin’ Lovin’ Wreck – Otis Blackwell
  5. Superman – Delaney Bramblett
  6. What You Gonna Do About It? – Buddy Buie, Ronnie Hammond
  7. Conversation – Buddy Buie, J.R. Cobb
  8. Redneck – Joe South
  9. Make Me Believe It – Buddy Buie, Ronnie Hammond, Robert Nix
  10. Back up Against the Wall – Buddy Buie, J.R. Cobb
  11. It Must Be Love – R. Cobb, Dean Daughtry, Robert Nix