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In January 1978.

In January 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Open Fire”, the first Ronnie Montrose solo album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Edgar Winter.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Montrose– guitar, theremin, mandolin, mandocello
  • Edgar Winter- piano, harpsichord, Moog sequencer bass
  • Jim Alcivar- Moog synthesizer, martenot, sequencer programming
  • Alan Fitzgerald– bass
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Bob Alcivar- orchestra arrangement, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Openers – Bob Alcivar
  2. Open Fire – Ronnie Montrose, Edgar Winter
  3. Mandolinia – Ronnie Montrose
  4. Town Without Pity – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  5. Leo Rising – Ronnie Montrose
  6. Heads Up – Ronnie Montrose, Edgar Winter
  7. Rocky Road – J. Thomassie, C. Brent, J. Smith
  8. My Little Mystery – Ronnie Montrose
  9. No Beginning/No End – Ronnie Montrose
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On January 17, 2014.

On January 17, 2014, “ECM” label released “Extended Circle”, the first Tord Gustavsen’s Quartet album, and Gustavsen’s sixth album overall. It was recorded in June 2013, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tord Gustavsen- piano
  • Tore Brunborg- tenor saxophone
  • Mats Eilertsen- bass
  • Jarle Vespestad- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tord Gustavsen except where noted.

  1. Right There
  2. Eg Veit I Himmerik Ei Borg – Norwegian traditional religious hymn
  3. Entrance – Jarle Vespestad, Mats Eilertsen, Tord Gustavsen, Tore Brunborg
  4. The Gift
  5. Staying There
  6. Silent Spaces
  7. Entrance (variation) – Jarle Vespestad, Mats Eilertsen,Tord  Gustavsen,Tore Brunborg
  8. Devotion
  9. The Embrace
  10. Bass Transition
  11. Glow
  12. The Prodigal Song

In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Capitol” label released “Sun Secrets”, the first Eric Burdon Band album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – vocals
  • Aalon Butler – guitar
  • Randy Rice – bass
  • Alvin Taylor- drums
  • Ed Barton – engineer
  • Norman Seeff- photography

Track listing:

  1. It’s My Life – Roger Atkins, Carl D’Errico
  2. Ring of Fire – June Carter, Merle Kilgore
  3. Medley: When I Was Young / War Child – Eric Burdon, Aalon Butler
  4. The Real Me – Eric Burdon, Aalon Butler
  5. Medley:Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood / Nina’s School – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus, Gloria Caldwell, Eric Burdon, Aalon Butler
  6. Letter from the County Farm – Eric Burdon, Rosco Gordon
  7. Sun Secrets – Aalon Butler

In September 1973.

In September 1973, “MCA” label released “Show Your Hand”, the first Average White Band album. It was recorded in 1973, at “R.G. Jones Studio” in London, and was produced by Robin Turner, Malcolm Duncan, Hamish Stuart, Onnie McIntyre, Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie and Robbie McIntosh.

Personnel:

  • Malcolm Duncan– tenor saxophone
  • Hamish Stuart– guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Onnie McIntyre – guitars, backing vocals
  • Roger Ball– piano, clavinet, alto saxophone
  • Alan Gorrie– bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Robbie McIntosh– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. The Jugglers – Alan Gorrie
  2. This World Has Music – Bonnie Bramlett, Alan Gorrie, Leon Ware
  3. Twilight Zone – Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie
  4. Put It Where You Want It – Joe Sample, Alan Gorrie, Layne
  5. Show Your Hand – Alan Gorrie
  6. Back in ’67 – Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie, Robbie McIntosh
  7. Reach Out – Malcolm Duncan, Hamish Stuart, Onnie McIntyre, Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie, Robbie McIntosh
  8. L.C. – Malcolm Duncan, Hamish Stuart, Onnie McIntyre, Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie, Robbie McIntosh.

 

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Epic” label released “Supersnazz”, the first Flamin’ Groovies studio album. It was recorded in 1968, at “CBS Studio A” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Steve R. Goldman.

Personnel:

  • Roy A. Loney – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Cyril Jordan- guitar, vocals
  • Tim Lynch – guitar, vocals, harmonica
  • George Alexander – bass guitar, vocals, harmonica
  • Mike Lang – keyboards
  • Danny Mihm – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Love Have Mercy – Roy Loney
  2. The Girl Can’t Help It – Bobby Troup
  3. Laurie Did It – Roy Loney
  4. Apart from That – Roy Loney, Cyril Jordan
  5. Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu – Huey Smith, Johnny Vincent
  6. The First One’s Free – Roy Loney
  7. Pagan Rachel – Roy Loney
  8. Somethin’ Else – Eddie Cochran
  9. Pistol Packin’ Mama – Al Dexter
  10. Brushfire – Roy Loney, Cyril Jordan
  11. Bam Balam – Roy Loney, Cyril Jordan
  12. Around the Corner – Roy Loney, Cyril Jordan

On August 1973.

In August 1973, “Harvest” label released “Boulders”, the first Roy Wood solo album.  It was recorded 1969 – 1971, at “Phonogram Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood – lead, harmony and backing vocals, electric guitarand acoustic guitars, bass, steel guitar,  piano,  drums,  percussion,  mandolin,  cittern,  bouzouki, banjo, cello, double  bass,  brass,  saxophones,  bassoon, recorders, harmonica, water bowl, sound effects, production, cover art
  • John Kurlander – harmonium

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Wood.

  1. Songs of Praise
  2. Wake Up
  3. Rock Down Low
  4. Nancy Sing Me a Song
  5. Dear Elaine
  6. Medley: All the Way Over the Hill, Irish Loafer (And His Hen)
  7. Miss Clarke and the Computer
  8. When Gran’ma Plays the Banjo
  9. Rock Medley: Rockin’ Shoes, She’s Too Good for Me, Locomotive

On August 15, 2008.

On August 15, 2008, “TDRS” label released “Running After Deer”, the first album by filmmaker Alix Lambert and producer Travis Dickerson. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Travis Dickerson.

Personnel:

  • Alix Lambert – samples
  • Travis Dickerson- keyboards, theremin
  • Buckethead- guitars
  • J Bonebrake – drums
  • Paul Eckman – bass
  • Samuel Stuart

Track listing:

  1. Becoming a Race Horse
  2. The Liberian Boxing Team
  3. What in the Fuck?
  4. Pregnant Men in America
  5. Jockey
  6. The African Toy
  7. It Make No Goddamn Sense
  8. Maybe It’s Because You’re an Asshole
  9. Below the Belt
  10. I’m Tired