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In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Pegasus” label released the debut, self-titled Nazareth album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by David Batchelor.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- lead vocals
  • Darrell Sweet- drums, backing vocals
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Manny Charlton- guitar, backing  vocals
  • Dave Stewart- organ
  • Pete Wingfield- piano
  • Pete York- congas, jawbone, tambourine
  • J. Cole- slide guitar
  • Colin Fretcher – string, brass arrangements
  • Mike Brown – remastering
  • Robert M. Corich – liner notes, remastering
  • Roy Thomas Baker- engineer
  • C.S. Associates – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Pete Agnew and Darrell Sweet, except where noted.

  1. Witchdoctor Woman – Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty
  2. Dear John
  3. Empty Arms, Empty Heart
  4. I Had a Dream
  5. Red Light Lady
  6. Fat Man – Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty
  7. Country Girl
  8. Morning Dew – Bonnie Dobson – Bonnie Dobson, Tim Rose
  9. The King Is Dead

 

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In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Paramount” label released “Lost in the Ozone”, the debut  Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen album. The studio selections were recorded April – July 1971 at “Pacific High Recording Studios” in Ann Arbor, Michigan , “Long Branch Saloon” and “New Monk” in Berkeley, California, and the live selections were recorded in July 1971, at the “Long Branch Saloon” and “New Monk” in Berkeley. The album was produced by Bob Cohen and George Frayne.

Personnel:

  • George Frayne (Commander Cody) – piano, vocals
  • John Tichy– rhythm guitar, lead and harmony vocals
  • Andy Stein– fiddle, saxophone
  • Lance Dickerson – drums
  • “Buffalo” Bruce Barlow – Fender bass, acoustic bass, harmony vocals
  • Bill Kirchen– lead guitar, trombone, lead and harmony vocals
  • Billy C. Farlow – lead vocals, harmonica
  • West Virginia Creeper (Steve Davis) – pedal steel guitar
  • Jack Black- backing vocals, guitar
  • Bob Cohen – engineer
  • Phil Sawyer – mixer
  • Chris Frayne – front cover
  • Dennis Anderson – rear cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by George Frayne and Billy C. Farlow; except where noted.

  1. Back to Tennessee
  2. Wine Do Yer Stuff
  3. Seeds and Stems (Again)
  4. Daddy’s Gonna Treat You Right – Billy C. Farlow
  5. Family Bible – Walt Breeland, Paul Buskirk, Claude Gray
  6. Home in My Hand – Ronnie Self
  7. Lost in the Ozone – Billy C. Farlow
  8. Midnight Shift – Jimmie Ainsworth, Earl Bud Lee
  9. Hot Rod Lincoln – S. Stevenson, Charlie Ryan
  10. What’s the Matter Now? (live) – Billy C. Farlow
  11. Twenty Flight Rock – (live) – Eddie Cochran, Ned Fairchild
  12. Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar (live) – Hughie Prince, Don Raye, Eleanore Sheehy

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Atco” label released the debut, self-titled Jonathan Edwards album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Intermedia Sound Inc.” in Boston, Massachusetts, and was produced by Peter Casperson.

Personnel:

  • Jonathan Edwards – vocal, guitar, harp, bass
  • Stuart Schulman – bass, violin
  • Jef Labes- keyboard
  • Richard Adelman – drums
  • Eric Lilljequist – guitar
  • Bill Keith– banjo
  • Bob Runstein, Mike Leary – engineer
  • Nancy Lopes – photography
  • Jimm Roberts – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonathan Edwards, except where noted.

  1. Everybody Knows Her
  2. Cold Snow
  3. Athens County – Jonathan Edwards, Joe Dolce
  4. Dusty Morning
  5. Emma – Jonathan Edwards, Bob Brannon
  6. Shanty
  7. Sunshine
  8. The King
  9. Don’t Be Cruel – Malcolm McKinney
  10. Jesse
  11. Sometimes – Malcolm McKinney
  12. Train of Glory

In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Philips” label released the debut, self-titled Kraftwerk album. It was recorded July – September 1970, and was produced by Ralf Hütter, Konrad “Conny” Plank and Florian Schneider.

Personnel:

  • Ralf Hütter– organ, guitar, tubon, cover design
  • Florian Schneider-Esleben– flute, violin, percussion
  • Andreas Hohmann, Klaus Dinger– drums
  • Konrad “Conny” Plank– sound engineer
  • Klaus Löhmer – assistant sound engineer

Track listing:

  1. Ruckzuck (Right Now)
  2. Stratovarius
  3. Megaherz (Mega Heart, also a play on the word Megahertz)
  4. Vom Himmel hoch (From Heaven Above)

 

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “Harvest” label released “Joy of a Toy”, the debut Kevin Ayers solo album. It was recorded June – September 1969, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers– guitars, bass, vocals
  • Robert Wyatt– drums
  • David Bedford– piano, mellotron, arranger
  • Mike Ratledge– organ
  • Hugh Hopper– bass
  • Paul Buckmaster– cello
  • Rob Tait – drums
  • Paul Minns – oboe
  • Peter Mews – engineer
  • Laurie Asprey – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers

  1. Joy of a Toy Continued
  2. Town Feeling
  3. The Clarietta Rag
  4. Girl on a Swing
  5. Song for Insane Times
  6. Stop This Train (Again Doing It)
  7. Eleanor’s Cake (Which Ate Her)
  8. The Lady Rachel
  9. Oleh Oleh Bandu Bandong
  10. All This Crazy Gift of Time

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “A&M” label released “Rock Salt & Nails”, the debut Steve Young album. It was recorded in 1969, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Steve Young – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • James Burton– dobro, guitar
  • Gram Parsons– organ, unverified guitar
  • Gene Clark– harmonica, unverified guitar
  • David Jackson – bass
  • Chris Ethridge– bass
  • Richard Greene– fiddle
  • Meyer Sniffin – fiddle
  • Don Beck – guitar
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Bernie Leadon– unverified guitar
  • Recording engineer: Dick Bogert
  • Art direction: Tom Wilkes
  • Photography (front cover): Barry Feinstein
  • Photography (back cover): Jim McCrary
  • Liner notes: Jim McCrary, Steve Young
  • Strings arranged by: Bob Thompson

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Young; except where noted:

  1. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Roosevelt Jamison
  2. Rock Salt and Nails – Utah Phillips
  3. I’m a One-Woman Man – Johnny Horton, Tillman Franks
  4. Coyote – Peter La Farge
  5. Gonna Find Me a Bluebird – Marvin Rainwater
  6. Love in My Time
  7. Seven Bridges Road
  8. Kenny’s Song – Kenny Austin
  9. Holler in the Swamp
  10. Hoboin’ – traditional, arranged by Steve Young
  11. My Sweet Love Ain’t Around – Hank Williams

On November 9, 2004.

On November 9, 2004, “Kanine” label released “Horn of Plenty”, the debut Grizzly Bear studio album. It was recorded 2002 – 2004, and was produced by Ed Droste.

Personnel:

  • Ed Droste- vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, percussion
  • Christopher Bear- drums, composition, vocals
  • Jared Barron – drums
  • Jamie Reeder – violin
  • Artwork: Edward Droste, Jordan Mattos, Josh Faught, Patryce Bak

Track listing:

  1. Deep Sea Diver
  2. Don’t Ask
  3. Alligator
  4. Campfire
  5. Shift
  6. Disappearing Act
  7. Fix It
  8. Merge
  9. A Good Place
  10. Showcase
  11. La Duchess Anne
  12. Eavesdropping
  13. Service Bell
  14. This Song