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On August 1, 1976.

On August 1, 1976, “Epic” label released “What a Lemon”, the ninth Gasolin’ album. It was recorded in June 1975 and March 1976, at “Rosenberg Studio” at Copenhagen and in New York City, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker.

Personnel:

  • Kim Larsen– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Franz Beckerlee – lead guitar, moog, harmonica, vocals
  • Wili Jønsson– bass, keyboards, vocals
  • Søren Berlev – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Wolfgang Käfer – string arrangements
  • Palle Mikkelborg– string arrangements
  • Anne Linnet, Lis Sørensen– backing vocals
  • Hugo Rasmussen– double bass
  • Freddy Hansson – engineer

Track listing:

  1. What a Lemon – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Skip Malone, Dan Beck, Jan Bredsdorf
  2. Fatherless Hill – music: Kim Larsen, Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen
  3. Lonesome Avenue – Kim Larsen
  4. Rebel Run – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev , Tommy Petersen, lyrics Dan Beck
  5. Lots of Success- music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Beck
  6. It’s All the Same to an American Dane – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics , Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Mick Moloney, Dan Beck
  7. Lady Oh Lady – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Mick Moloney
  8. Sad Song of the Bluebird – music Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev , Mick Moloney
  9. Rabalderstraede – music Kim Larsen, Wili Jønsson, lyrics Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee, Wili Jønsson, Søren Berlev, Mogens Mogensen
  10. The Last Jim – Kim Larsen, Franz Beckerlee
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In April 1977.

In April 1977, “Island” label released “Izitso”, the tenth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded September 1976 – March 1977, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama;“Sound 80 Studios” in Minneapolis; “Ardent Studios” in  Memphis, Tennessee; “Le Studio”, “Morin Heights” in Quebec, Canada;  “Sweet Silence Studios” in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was produced by Cat Stevens
and David Kershenbaum.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– electric and acoustic guitars, steel guitar, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki, keyboards, piano, celesta, harpsichord, Wurlitzer electric piano, Fender Rhodes, Polymoog, Moog synthesizer, Minimoog, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP 2600, Yamaha CS-80, Yamaha GX-1, Yamaha  EA5R  electronic organ, music sequencer,[5] drums, percussion, harmonica,  brass,  arrangements, vocals, programming, illustrations, cover design
  • Jean Roussel– Hammond organ, piano, organ, synthesizer, ARP String Synthesizer, Yamaha CS-80, keyboards, flute, glockenspiel, vibraphone, string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • David Campbell– string and brass arrangements
  • Chick Corea– electric piano, keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– piano, electric piano, organ, keyboards
  • Tim Henson– acoustic piano, piano, organ, keyboards
  • Little Brother Montgomery– ARP 2600
  • Broderick Smith– harmonica
  • Marjorie Lagerwall– harp
  • Ray Gomez– guitar
  • Pete Carr– electric and acoustic guitar, steel guitar, ovation guitar, Epiphone Casino, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki
  • Jim Johnson– rhythm guitar
  • Weldon Myrick– steel guitar
  • Reggie Young– electric guitar
  • Bruce Lynch– double bass, electbass, bass synthesizer
  • David Hood– double bass, bass, bass synthesizer
  • Andy Newmark– drums, percussion
  • Bill Berg– drums, percussion
  • Barry Morgan– drums, percussion
  • Roger Hawkins– drums, percussion
  • Elkie Brooks– vocals on
  • Suzanne Lynch– backing vocals
  • Carla Benson– backing vocals
  • Evette Benton– backing vocals
  • Barbara Ingram– backing vocals
  • Gene Page– string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • Engineers – Harvey Goldberg, Mike Stavros, Ian Boughey, Nigel Walker, Flemming Rasmussen, Tom Jung, Paul Martinson, Nick Blagona, Mike Ross, Freddy Hansson, Steve Brandon, Jerry Masters, Gene Eichelberger, Dee Robb, John Kelly, Ken Frieson
  • Mastering – Ted Jensen, Bernie Grundman
  • Mixing – Claude Dupras
  • Design – Mathieu Bitton
  • Programming – Cat Stevens, Claude Dupras
  • Supervisor – Bill Levenson
  • Cover Designs – Eckford Stimpson
  • Photography – Moshe Brakha
  • Coordinator – Beth Stempel

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens, except where noted.

  1. (Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard
  2. Life
  3. Killin’ Time
  4. Kypros
  5. Bonfire
  6. (I Never Wanted) To Be a Star
  7. Crazy
  8. Sweet Jamaica
  9. Was Dog a Doughnut?- Cat Stevens, Bruce Lynch, Jean Roussel
  10. Child for a Day – Paul Travis, David Gordon