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In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Epic” label released “7-Tease”, the 14th Donovan studio album. It was recorded September – October 1974, and was produced by Norbert Putnam, Donovan Leitch and Mark Radice.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – vocals, acoustic guitar, bass, harmonica
  • Reggie Young – electric guitar
  • Teddy Erwin – electric guitar
  • Johnny Christopher – rhythm guitar
  • David Briggs – keyboards, string arrangement
  • Norbert Putnam – bass guitar
  • Red Callender – bass guitar
  • Kenneth Buttrey – drums, percussion
  • Mike Melvoin – keyboards
  • Earl Palmer – drums, percussion
  • Ben Cauley, Charlie Rose, Harrison Calloway, Harvey Thompson, Ronnie Eades, Bill Puett, George Tidwell, George Bohanon, Johnny Rotella, Tony Terran – horns
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie, Byron Warner, Florence Warner, Ginger Holladay, Lea Jane Berinati, Mary Holladay – background vocals
  • Sheldon Kurland – concertmaster

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Rock and Roll Souljer
  2. Your Broken Heart
  3. Salvation Stomp
  4. The Ordinary Family
  5. Ride-a-Mile
  6. Sadness
  7. Moon Rok
  8. Love of My Life
  9. The Voice of Protest
  10. How Silly
  11. The Greatest Song of the Sky
  12. The Quest

On March 7, 1971.

On March 7, 1971, Harold McNair died aged 39. He was musician (saxophone, flute), recorded and performed with many artists including Quincy Jones, Tony Crombie, Jack Costanzo,Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Philly Joe Jones, John Cameron, Blossom Dearie, Jon Hendricks, Ginger Baker’s Air Force, Ginger Baker’s Air Force (Polydor, 1970), with Steve Winwood, Phil Seamen, Johnny Harris, Donovan, The Picadilly Line, Lionel Bart, Steamhammer, Davy Graham, John Martyn, Don Partridge, Syd Dale, Brian Bennett, Kathe Green, Alun Ashworth Jones, Magna Carta, Marc Brierley, Nick Drake – Bryter Layter, CCS, Peter Collins, Peter Collins, Rosetta Hightower, Cressida, Caetano Veloso, Alexis Korner, Seven Ages of Man and Tim Hollier. As band leader he released ten albums.

On October 3, 2006.

On October 3, 2006, “Reprise” label released “Under the Skin”, the fourth Lindsey Buckingham studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 2004, and was produced by Lindsey Buckingham and Rob Cavallo.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Buckingham – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, engineer, mixing
  • John McVie – bass
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • David Campbell – orchestration
  • Mark Needham – mixing
  • Brian “Big Bass” Gardner – mastering
  • Stephen Walker – art direction
  • Frank Ockenfels III – photography

Track listing:

All tracks Lindsey Buckingham except where noted.

  1. Not Too Late
  2. Show You How
  3. Under the Skin
  4. I Am Waiting – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  5. It Was You
  6. To Try for the Sun – Donovan
  7. Cast Away Dreams
  8. Shut Us Down – Lindsey Buckingham, Cory Sipper
  9. Down on Rodeo
  10. Someone’s Gotta Change Your Mind
  11. Flying Down Juniper

On February 20, 1991.

On February 20, 1991, “Rough Trade” label released “piouhgd”, the fifth Butthole Surfers studio album.

Personnel:

  • Gibby Haynes– vocals, guitar
  • Paul Leary– vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Jeff Pinkus– bass
  • King Coffey– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gibby Haynes, Paul Leary, Jeff Pinkus and King Coffey, except where noted.

  1. Revolution Part 1
  2. Revolution Part 2
  3. Lonesome Bulldog
  4. Lonesome Bulldog II
  5. The Hurdy Gurdy Man – Donovan
  6. Golden Showers
  7. Lonesome Bulldog III
  8. Blindman
  9. No, I’m Iron Man
  10. Something – lyrics by Gibby Haynes, Paul Leary, Jeff Pinkus, King Coffey, music by William Reid, Jim Reid
  11. S.Y.
  12. Lonesome Bulldog IV

On June 14, 2016.

On June 14, 2016, Henry Campbell Liken McCullough died aged 72. He was guitarist, singer and songwriter, who has worked with many famous musicians including Joe Cocker, George Harrison, Roy Harper, Frankie Miller, Eric Burdon, Marianne Faithful, Ronnie Lane, Donovan, Bobby Harrison, Steve Marriot, Time Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. McCullough was member of Spooky Tooth, The Grease Band, Dr. Feelgood and Wings.

He released five solo albums and one EP:

  • Mind Your Own Business- 1975
  • All Shook Up – 1982 (EP)
  • Hell of A Record- May 1984
  • Cut- 1987
  • Get In The Hole– 1989  (live)
  • Blue Sunset- 1998

 

In March 1967.

In March 1967, “Epic” label released “Mellow Yellow”, the fourth Donovan album.  It was recorded September – October 1966, at “Abbey Road Studio” and “Landsowne Studios” in London, and was produced by Mickie Most.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • John Cameron – piano, harpsichord, organ, celesta, arrangements
  • John Paul Jones– bass, arrangement
  • Danny Thompson– bass
  • Spike Heatley– bass
  • Phil Seamon, Bobby Orr– drums
  • John McLaughlin, Joe Moretti – rhythm guitar
  • Danny Moss, Ronnie Ross– saxophone
  • Big Jim Sullivan, Eric Ford – electric guitar
  • Shawn Phillips– sitar
  • Pat Halling – violin
  • Harold McNair – flute

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch. .

  1. Mellow Yellow
  2. Writer in the Sun
  3. Sand and Foam
  4. The Observation
  5. Bleak City Woman
  6. House of Jansch
  7. Young Girl Blues
  8. Museum
  9. Hampstead Incident
  10. Sunny South Kensington

In January 1977.

In January 1977, “Capitol” label released the self-titled, second Sammy Hagar  album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Carter.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Alan Fitzgerald– keyboards
  • David Lewark– guitar
  • Scott Mathews– drums

Track listing:

  1. Red – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  2. Catch the Wind – Donovan
  3. Cruisin’ & Boozin’ – Sammy Hagar
  4. Free Money – Lenny Kaye, Patti Smith
  5. Rock ‘N’ Roll Weekend – Sammy Hagar
  6. Fillmore Shuffle – Bruce Stephens
  7. Hungry – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  8. The Pits – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  9. Love Has Found Me – Sammy Hagar
  10. Little Star/Eclipse – Sammy Hagar

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Epic” label released “Essence to Essence”, the eleventh Donovan studio album. It was recorded September – October 1973, at “Morgan Studios”, and was produced by Donovan Leitch and Andrew Loog Oldham.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Henry McCullough, Danny Kortchmar, Doug Schlink, Neil Hubbard, Peter Frampton- electric guitar
  • Alan Spenner, Carl Radle, Leland Sklar, Paul Ossola – bass
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Carole King, Craig Doerge, Jean Roussel, Nicky Hopkins- piano
  • Nicky Hopkins – electric piano
  • Bobby Whitlock- organ
  • Bruce Rowland, Denny Seiwell, Jim Gordon, Russell Kunkel- drums
  • Ray Cooper- percussion
  • Tom Scott- woodwind
  • Jack Emblow – accordion
  • Chris Nicholls – bass flute
  • Simon Jeffes- koto
  • The Scratch Band – background vocals
  • Andrew Powell, Del Newman, Nicky Harrison – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth
  2. Lazy Daze
  3. Life Goes On
  4. There is an Ocean
  5. Dignity of Man
  6. Yellow Star
  7. Divine Daze of Deathless Delight
  8. Boy for Every Girl
  9. Saint Valentine’s Angel
  10. Life is a Merry-Go-Round
  11. Sailing Homeward

In October 1968.

In October 1968, “Epic” label released “The Hurdy Gurdy Man”, the sixth Donovan studio album. It was recorded November 1967 – April 1968, and was produced by Mickie Most.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – guitar, harmonica, vocals, tambura, harmonium
  • Danny Thompson – bass
  • Tony Carr – percussion, drums
  • John ‘Candy’ Carr – bongos, percussion
  • John Cameron – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Hurdy Gurdy Man
  2. Peregrine
  3. The Entertaining of a Shy Girl
  4. As I Recall It
  5. Get Thy Bearings
  6. Hi It’s Been a Long Time
  7. West Indian Lady
  8. Jennifer Juniper
  9. The River Song
  10. Tangier
  11. A Sunny Day
  12. The Sun is a Very Magic Fellow
  13. Teas

 

In August 1980.

In August 1980, “RCA” label released “Neutronica”, the fifteenth Donovan studio album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Donovan Leitch and Peter Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Ian Berenson – electric guitar
  • John Giblin- bass
  • Morris Pert- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch, except where noted.

  1. Shipwreck
  2. Only to Be Expected
  3. Comin’ to You
  4. No Hunger
  5. Neutron
  6. Mee Mee I Love You – Donovan Leitch, Astrella Leitch
  7. The Heights of Alma – traditional, arranged by Donovan
  8. No Man’s Land – Eric Bogle
  9. We Are One
  10. Madrigalinda
  11. Harmony