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In September 1976.

In September 1976, “A&M” label released the self-titled, third Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, 6 & 12-string acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue– acoustic & electric guitars
  • Bryn Haworth– slide guitar, mandolin
  • Jimmy Jewell – saxophone
  • Dave Markee – bass guitar
  • J. Cole– steel guitar
  • Graham Lyle– guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– drums
  • Brian Rogers – string arrangements
  • Peter Wood– Hammond organ, piano, electric piano
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Leroy Champaign – background vocals
  • Clarke Peters– backing vocals
  • Fabio Nicoli – art direction
  • Nick Marshall – design
  • Clive Arrowsmith– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading

  1. Down to Zero
  2. Help Yourself
  3. Water With the Wine
  4. Love and Affection
  5. Save Me
  6. Join the Boys
  7. People
  8. Somebody Who Loves You
  9. Like Fire
  10. Tall in the Saddle
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In May 1976.

In May 1976, “A&M” label released “No Earthly Connection”, the fourth Rick Wakeman solo album. It was recorded January-March 1976, at “Château d’Hérouville” in Herouville, France, and was produced by Rick Wakeman.

Personnel:

  • Rick Wakeman – Mander pipe organ, Hammond C3 organ, 9′ Steinwaygrand piano, RMI Electra piano, Hohner clavinet, Moog synthesizer, Baldwin electric harpsichord, upright honky-tonk piano, Fender Rhodes 88 electric piano,  Mellotron, Godwin organ with Sisme Rotary-Cabinet, Systech effects pedals
  • Ashley Holt – vocals
  • Roger Newell – bass guitar, bass pedals, vocals
  • John Dunsterville – acousticand electric guitars, mandolin, vocals
  • Tony Fernandez– drums, percussion
  • Martyn Shields – trumpet, flugelhorn, French horn, vocals
  • Reg Brooks – trombone, bass trombone, vocals
  • Paul Tregurtha – engineer
  • Didier Utard – assistant engineer
  • Toby Errington – crew in France
  • Jake Berry – crew in France
  • John Cleary – crew in England
  • Tony Merrell – crew in England
  • Tony Powell – crew in England
  • Fabio Nicoli – art direction
  • Mike Doud – concept, design
  • Chris Moore – cover illustrations
  • Geoff Halpin – logo design
  • George Snow – inner sleeve design
  • Mike Putland – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Wakeman.

  1. Music Reincarnate

Part I: The Warning

Part II: The Maker

Part III: The Spaceman

Part IV: The Realisation

  1. Music Reincarnate (Continued)

Part V: The Reaper

  1. The Prisoner
  2. The Lost Cycle

 

On September 14, 1975.

crisis

On September 14, 1975, “A&M” label released “Crisis? What Crisis?”, the fourth Supertramp album. It was recorded 1975, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles; “Ramport Studios” and “Scorpio Studios” in London, and was produced by Ken Scott and Supertramp.

Personnel:

  • Rick Davies– vocals, keyboards, harmonica
  • Roger Hodgson– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • John Anthony Helliwell– wind instruments, vocals
  • Dougie Thomson– bass
  • Bob C. Benberg– drums, percussion
  • Remastering: Greg Calbi, Jay Messina
  • Assistants: John Jansen, Ed Thacker
  • Arranger: Richard Anthony Hewson
  • Cover design: Fabio Nicoli, Paul Wakefield, Dick Ward

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson.

  1. Easy Does It
  2. Sister Moonshine
  3. Ain’t Nobody But Me
  4. A Soapbox Opera
  5. Another Man’s Woman
  6. LadyPoor Boy
  7. Just a Normal Day
  8. The Meaning
  9. Two of Us