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On February 11, 1977.

On February 11, 1977, “Deram” label released “Songwriter”, the second Justin Hayward album. It was recorded June – December 1976, at “Threshold” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke, Justin Hayward and Martin Wyatt.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hayward – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, drums, bass, violin, cello, flute, tambourine
  • Jim Cockey – violin
  • Tom Tompkins – viola
  • Tim Tompkins – cello
  • Mel Galley– bass
  • Terry Rowley – guitar
  • Dave Holland– drums
  • Ken Freeman– keyboards
  • Doremi Hayward – backing vocals
  • Peter Knight- strings arranger, conductor
  • Tony Clarke, Derek Varnals, Dave Baker – engineer
  • Dean Rod – assistant engineer
  • Gary Ladinkski – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Hayward.

  1. Tightrope
  2. Songwriter Part 1
  3. Songwriter Part 2
  4. Country Girl
  5. One Lonely Room
  6. Lay It on Me
  7. Stage Door
  8. Raised on Love
  9. Doin’ Time
  10. Nostradamus

 

In October 1968.

In October 1969, “Deram” label released “The Battle of North West Six”, the second Keef Hartley Band album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Keef Hartley– drums, percussion
  • Miller Anderson– vocals, guitars
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet, flugelhorn, violin, brass arrangements
  • Jim Jewell, Chris Mercer– tenor saxophone
  • Gary Thain– bass guitar
  • “Spit James” (Ian Cruickshank) – guitar
  • Mick Weaver– organ, piano, percussion
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • Harry Beckett– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Lyn Dobson– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Barbara Thompson– baritone saxophone, flute
  • Ray Warleigh– flute
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Derek Varnals – recording engineer
  • Adrian Martins, John Punter– assistant engineer
  • Art Wood– artwork
  • Richard Sacks – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Dansette Kid / Hartley Jam for Bread – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  2. Don’t Give Up – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  3. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  4. Hickory – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  5. Don’t Be Afraid – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Peter Dines, Gary Thain
  6. Not Foolish, Not Wise – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  7. Waiting Around – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  8. Tadpole – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  9. Poor Mabel (You’re Just Like Me) – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  10. Believe In You – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Deram” label released “Unlucky Boy”, the sixth Chicken Shack studio album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Stan Webb– guitar, vocals
  • Bob Daisley– bass guitar
  • Tony Ashton– piano
  • Paul Hancox – drums, percussion
  • Chris Mercer – saxophones
  • Terry Noonan – string arrangements
  • John Burns- engineer, remixing
  • Anton Matthews – engineer
  • Terry Noonan – string arrangements
  • Neil Slaven – liner notes
  • David Wedgbury – photography

Track listing:

  1. You Know You Could Be Right – Stan Webb
  2. Revelation – Stan Webb
  3. Prudence’s Party – Stan Webb
  4. Too Late to Cry – Lonnie Johnson
  5. Stan the Man – Stan Webb
  6. Unlucky Boy – Big Mama Thornton, William Dupree
  7. As Time Goes Passing By – Stan Webb
  8. Jammin’ with Ash – Stan Webb
  9. He Knows the Rules – Jimmy McCracklin

In August 1969.

In August 1969, “Deram” label released “Ssssh”, the third Ten Years After studio album. It was recorded in June, 1969 at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Wright.

Personnel:

  • Alvin Lee– guitar, vocals
  • Leo Lyons– bass
  • Ric Lee– drums
  • Chick Churchill– organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Alvin Lee, except where noted.

  1. Bad Scene
  2. Two Time Mama
  3. Stoned Woman
  4. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl – Sonny Boy Williamson
  5. If You Should Love Me
  6. I Don’t Know That You Don’t Know My Name
  7. The Stomp
  8. I Woke Up This Morning

In February 1971.

the-polite-force

In February 1971, “Deram” label released “The Polite Force”, the second Egg album. It was recorded in May 1970, at “Morgan Studios” and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Dave Stewart- organ, piano, tone generator, orchestron
  • Mont Campbell- bass, vocals
  • Clive Brooks– drums
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • Bob Downes- tenor saxophone
  • Tony Roberts – tenor saxophone

Track listing:

  1. A Visit to Newport Hospital
  2. Contrasong
  3. Boilk
  4. Long Piece No. 3 – Part 1
  5. Long Piece No. 3 – Part 2
  6. Long Piece No. 3 – Part 3
  7. Long Piece No. 3 – Part 4

In December 1970.

watt

In December 1970, “Deram” label released “Watt”, the fifth Ten Years After studio album. It was recorded September 1970, at “Olympic Sound Studios” in London, except  “Sweet Little Sixteen”, which is a recording from the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival. The album was produced by Ten Years After.

Personnel:

  • Alvin Lee– guitar, vocals
  • Leo Lyons– bass
  • Ric Lee– drums
  • Chick Churchill– organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Alvin Lee, except where noted.

  1. I’m Coming On
  2. My Baby Left Me
  3. Think About the Times
  4. I Say Yeah
  5. The Band with No Name
  6. Gonna Run
  7. She Lies in the Morning
  8. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry

On November 10, 1967.

days-of-the-futurem-passed

On November 10, 1967, “Deram” label released “Days of Future Passed”, the second Moody Blues album. It was recorded October – November 1967, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke. It was band’s first concept album, with mixture of classical and rock elements, and is widely regarded as one of the first progressive rock albums at all.

Personnel:

  • Mike Pinder- mellotron, piano, tambura, vocals
  • Ray Thomas- flutes, percussion, piano, vocals
  • Justin Hayward- acoustic & electric guitars, piano, sitar, vocals
  • John Lodge- bass, vocals
  • Graeme Edge- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Peter Knight– conducting, arrangements
  • The London Festival Orchestra
  • Derek Varnals – engineering
  • Hugh Mendl– executive production, liner notes
  • Michael Dacre-Barclay
  • David Anstey – cover design, cover painting

Track listing:

  1. The Day Begins
  • The Day Begins – Peter Knight, The Moody Blues
  • Morning Glory – Graeme Edge
  1. Dawn: Dawn Is a Feeling
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Dawn Is a Feeling – Mike Pinder
  1. The Morning: Another Morning
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Another Morning – Ray Thomas
  1. Lunch Break: Peak Hour
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Peak Hour – John Lodge
  1. The Afternoon: Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) / Time to Get Away
  • Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) – Justin Hayward
  • (Evening) Time to Get Away – John Lodge)
  1. Evening: The Sun Set: Twilight Time
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • The Sunset – Mike Pinder
  • Twilight Time – Ray Thomas
  1. The Night: Nights in White Satin
  • Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward)
  • Late Lament – Graeme Edge, Peter Knight

On October 27, 1967.

ten-years-after

On October 27, 1967,”Deram” label released the debut, self titled Ten Years After album. It was recorded September 1967, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon and Gus Dudgeon.

Personnel:

  • Alvin Lee– guitar, vocals
  • Chick Churchill– organ
  • Leo Lyons– bass
  • Ric Lee– drums

Track listing:

  1. I Want to Know – Sheila McLeod as pseudonym Paul Jones
  2. I Can’t Keep from Crying Sometimes – Al Kooper
  3. Adventures of a Young Organ – Alvin Lee, Chick Churchill
  4. Spoonful – Willie Dixon
  5. Losing the Dogs – Alvin Lee, Gus Dudgeon
  6. Feel It for Me – Alvin Lee
  7. Love Until I Die – Alvin Lee
  8. Don’t Want You Woman – Alvin Lee
  9. Help Me – Ralph Bass, Willie Dixon, Sonny Boy Williamson

 

On October 5, 1973.

caravan

On October 5, 1973, “Deram” label released “For Girls Who Grow Plump in the Night” the fifth Caravan studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Tolling Park Studios”; “Chipping Norton Recording Studios”; “Decca Studios” in West Hampstead, and was produced by David Hitchcock. Richard Sinclair and Steve Miller left the band prior to the recording of this album, and were replaced by John G. Perry and Dave Sinclair.

Personnel:

  • Pye Hastings– guitar, vocals
  • Geoff Richardson– viola
  • David Sinclair– organ, piano, electric piano, Davoli synthesizer, A.R.P. synthesizer
  • John G. Perry– bass, vocals, percussion
  • Richard Coughlan– drums, percussion, timpani
  • Rupert Hine– A.R.P. synthesizer
  • Frank Ricotti– congas
  • Jimmy Hastings– flute
  • Paul Buckmaster– electric cello
  • Tony Coe– clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Pete King– flute, alto saxophone
  • Harry Klein – clarinet, baritone saxophone
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Jill Pryor – voice
  • Chris Pyne– trombone
  • Barry Robinson – piccolo
  • Tom Whittle– clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Orchestra arranged by John Bell and Martyn Ford, conducted by Martyn Ford

Track listing:

All tracks by Pye Hastings, except where noted.

  1. Memory Lain, Hugh / Headloss
  2. Hoedown
  3. Surprise, Surprise
  4. C’thlu Thlu
  5. The Dog, The Dog, He’s at It Again
  6. Be All Right / Chance of a Lifetime
  7. L’Auberge du Sanglier / A Hunting We Shall Go / Pengola / Backwards / A Hunting We Shall Go (reprise) – John G. Perry, Mike Ratledge

On July 26, 1968.

In_search_of_the_lost_chord

On July 26, 1968, “Deram” label released “In Search of the Lost Chord”, the third Moody Blues album. It was recorded January – June 1968, at “Decca Studios” in West Hampstead, in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke. In the “Q”  and  “Mojo” “Classic Special Edition Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock”, “In Search of the Lost Chord” was ranked at number 37 in the list of “40 Cosmic Rock Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Mike Pinder– vocals, mellotron, piano, harpsichord, acoustic guitar, bass, cello, autoharp, tambura, spoken vocals
  • John Lodge– vocals, bass, acoustic guitar, cello, snare drum, tambourine
  • Graeme Edge- vocals, drums, timpani, tambourine, piano, percussion, tabla, spoken vocal
  • Ray Thomas– vocals, C flute, alto flute, soprano saxophone, oboe, French horn, tambourine
  • Justin Hayward– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, 12-string guitar,  sitar, harpsichord, bass, percussion, mellotron, piano

Track listing:

  1. Departure – Graeme Edge
  2. Ride My See – Saw – John Lodge
  3. Livingstone, I Presume – Ray Thomas
  4. House of Four Doors – John Lodge
  5. Legend of a Mind – Ray Thomas
  6. House of Four Doors (Part 2) – John Lodge
  7. Voices in the Sky – Justin Hayward
  8. The Best Way to Travel – Mike Pinder
  9. Visions of Paradise – Justin Hayward, Ray Thomas
  10. The Actor – Justin Hayward
  11. The World – Graeme Edge
  12. Om – Mike Pinder