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In December 1970.

In December 1970, “Fly” label released “Looking On”, the third Move album. It was recorded May – September 1970, at “Advision Studios” and “Philips Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne. “Looking On” was band’s first album containing entirely original compositions, and the first one to feature Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood- vocals, oboe, sitar, banjo, slide guitar, cello, guitars, bass, saxophones
  • Jeff Lynne- vocals, piano, guitars, percussion, drums
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion
  • Rick Price– bass
  • P. Arnold, Doris Troy— backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Looking On – Roy Wood
  2. Turkish Tram Conductor Blues – Roy Wood
  3. What? – Jeff Lynne
  4. When Alice Comes Back to the Farm – Roy Wood
  5. Open Up Said the World at the Door – Jeff Lynne
  6. Brontosaurus – Roy Wood
  7. Feel Too Good – Roy Wood

 

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In December 1970.

In December 1970, “Philips” label released “Just Another Diamond Day”, the debut Vashti Bunyan album. It was recorded November – December 1969, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  1. Vashti Bunyan- vocals, acoustic guitar
  2. Christopher Sykes – piano, organ
  3. John James – dulcitone
  4. Robin Williamson- fiddle, whistle, Celtic harp
  5. Dave Swarbrick- fiddle, mandolin
  6. Simon Nicol – banjo
  7. Mike Crowther – guitar
  8. Robert Kirby- string and recorder arrangements
  9. Joe Boyd- liner notes
  10. Jerry Boys – engineer
  11. John James – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Vashti Bunyan, except where noted.

  1. Diamond Day
  2. Glow Worms
  3. Lily Pond
  4. Timothy Grub
  5. Where I Like to Stand – Vashti Bunyan, John James
  6. Swallow Song
  7. Window Over the Bay – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  8. Rose Hip November
  9. Come Wind Come Rain
  10. Hebridean Sun – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  11. Rainbow River
  12. Trawlerman’s Song – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  13. Jog Along Bess
  14. Iris’s Song for Us – Vashti Bunyan, Wally Dix, Iris Macfarlane

In December 1970.

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In December 1970, “Mercury” label released “Kingdom Come”, the debut Sir Lord Baltimore studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Vantone Studios” in New Jersey,   and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Appel, Jim Cretecos, Eddie Kramer and Kim King.

Personnel:

  • John Garner – lead vocals, drums
  • Louis Dambra – guitar
  • Gary Justin – bass
  • Eddie Kramer– engineering
  • Kim King – engineering

Track listing:

  1. Master Heartache
  2. Hard Rain Fallin’
  3. Lady of Fire
  4. Lake Isle of Innersfree
  5. Pumped Up
  6. Kingdom Come
  7. I Got a Woman
  8. Hell Hound
  9. Helium Head (I Got a Love)
  10. Ain’t Got Hung on You

 

In December 1970.

free-highway

In December 1970, “Island” label released “Highway”, the fourth Free studio album. It was recorded September 1970, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Free.

Personnel:

  • Paul Rodgers– vocals
  • Paul Kossoff– lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Andy Fraser– bass guitar, piano
  • Simon Kirke– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Fraser and Paul Rodgers, except where noted.

  1. The Highway Song
  2. The Stealer – Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff
  3. On My Way
  4. Be My Friend
  5. Sunny Day
  6. Ride on a Pony
  7. Love You So – Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke
  8. Bodie
  9. Soon I Will Be Gone

 

In December 1970.

peter_green_-_the_end_of_the_game

In December 1970, “Reprise” label released “The End of the Game”, the first Peter Green solo album. It was recorded May – June 1970, and was produced by Peter Green.

Personnel:

  • Peter Green– guitar
  • Zoot Money– piano
  • Nick Buck – keyboards
  • Alex Dmochowski – bass guitar
  • Godfrey Maclean – drums, percussion
  • Recording engineer – Martin Birch
  • Cover design by Afracadabra
  • Photographs – Keystone

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Green

  1. Bottoms Up
  2. Timeless Time
  3. Descending Scale
  4. Burnt Foot
  5. Hidden Depth
  6. The End of the Game

In December 1970.

colosseum_daughter-of-time

In December 1970, “Vertigo” label released “Daughter of Time”, the fourth  Colosseum album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London, except “The Time Machine”, recorded at Royal Albert Hall, July 2, 1970, and was produced by Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Mark Clarke- bass guitar
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitar, lead vocal
  • Chris Farlowe- lead vocals
  • Louis Cennamo- bass guitar
  • Dave Greenslade- organ, piano, vibes, backing vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- soprano and tenor saxophones, spoken word
  • Jon Hiseman- drums, percussion
  • Tony Reeves- bass guitar
  • Barbara Thompson- flute; alto, soprano, tenor, and baritone saxophones; backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Three Score and Ten, Amen – Clem Clempson, Dave Greenslade, Jon Hiseman
  2. Time Lament – Dave Greenslade
  3. Take Me Back to Doomsday – Clem Clempson, Dave Greenslade, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  4. The Daughter of Time – Barry Dennen, Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  5. Theme for an Imaginary Western – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bring Out Your Dead – Clem Clempson, Dave Greenslade
  7. Downhill and Shadows – Clem Clempson, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves
  8. The Time Machine – Jon Hiseman