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In February 1972.

In February 1972, “Sovereign Records” label released the self-titled, debut Flash studio album. It was recorded in November 1971, at “De lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Peter Banks– electric, acoustic and Spanish guitars, ARP synthesizer, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Colin Carter – lead vocals, percussion, arrangements
  • Ray Bennett – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, arrangements
  • Mike Hough – voice, drums, percussion, cymbals, arrangements
  • Tony Kaye– ARP synthesizer, Hammond organ, piano
  • Martin Birch– engineer
  • Maurice Tate – artwork
  • Barry Wentzell – photography
  • Hipgnosis– design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Small Beginnings – Peter Banks, Colin Carter
  2. Morning Haze – Ray Bennett
  3. Children of the Universe – Ray Bennett
  4. Dreams of Heaven – Peter Banks, Colin Carter
  5. The Time it Takes – Peter Banks, Colin Carter

On October 6, 1978.

On October 6, 1978, “MCA” label released “No Smoke Without Fire”, the ninth  Wishbone Ash studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Martin Turner– vocals, bass guitar
  • Andy Powell– vocals, guitar
  • Laurie Wisefield– vocals, guitar
  • Steve Upton– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Wisefield except where noted.

  1. You See Red
  2. Baby the Angels Are Here – Martin Turner
  3. Ships in the Sky
  4. Stand and Deliver
  5. Anger in Harmony – Andy Powell, Laurie Wisefield, Martin Turner
  6. Like a Child – Martin Turner
  7. The Way of the World (Part 1)
  8. The Way of the World (Part 2)

 

On March 19, 1971.

On March 19, 1971, “Decca” label released “Green Bullfrog”, album by an ad-hoc band of musicians lead by Derek Lawrence. It was recorded in 1970, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Earl Jordan – vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Albert Lee – guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan – guitar
  • Rod Alexander – guitar
  • Tony Ashton – piano, organ
  • Matthew Fisher – piano
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Chas Hodges – bass
  • Martin Birch– engineer

Track listing:

  1. My Baby Left Me – Arthur Crudup
  2. Makin’ Time – Eddie Phillips, Kenny Pickett
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. Bullfrog – Derek Lawrence, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice
  5. I Want You – Tony Joe White
  6. I’m a Free Man – Mark “Moogy” Klingman
  7. Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Joe South
  8. Lovin’ You is Good for Me Baby – Derek Lawrence, Corlett, Hutton

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Decca” label released “Pilgrimage”, the second Wishbone Ash studio album. It was recorded in May 1971, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Andy Powell– guitar, vocals
  • Ted Turner– guitar, vocals
  • Martin Turner– bass, vocals
  • Steve Upton– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin Turner, Steve Upton, Ted Turner and Andy Powell, except where noted.

  1. Vas Dis – Jack McDuff
  2. The Pilgrim
  3. Jail Bait
  4. Alone
  5. Lullaby
  6. Valediction
  7. Where Were You Tomorrow

 

On April 28, 1972.

Wishbone_Ash_-_Argus

On April 28, 1972, “Decca” label released “Argus”, the third Wishbone Ash album. It was recorded in January 1972, at “De Lane Le Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence. In 1972, “Sounds” magazine named it “Album of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Martin Turner– bass guitar, vocals
  • Andy Powell– lead and rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Ted Turner– lead and rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Steve Upton– drums, percussion
  • John Tout– organ

Track listing:

All music by Wishbone Ash, all lyrics by Martin Turner, except “Time Was” by Ted Turner & Martin Turner, “Leaf and Stream” by Steve Upton.

  1. Time Was
  2. Sometime World
  3. Blowin’ Free
  4. The King Will Come
  5. Leaf and Stream
  6. Warrior
  7. Throw Down the Sword

 

On December 4, 1970.

Wishbone Ash - Wishbone Ash

On December 4, 1970, “Decca” label released the debut, self-titled Wishbone Ash studio album. It was recorded in September 1970, at the “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Andy Powell- lead guitar, vocals
  • Ted Turner- lead guitar, vocals
  • Martin Turner- bass, vocals
  • Steve Upton- drums

All tracks by Martin Turner, Steve Upton, Ted Turner and Andy Powell.

  1. Blind Eye
  2. Lady Whiskey
  3. Errors Of My Way
  4. Queen Of Torture
  5. Handy
  6. Phoenix