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In October 1975.

In October 1975, “Motown” label released “Movin’ On”, the third Commodores studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by James Anthony Carmichael,   Lionel Richie, Thomas McClary, Milan Williams, Ronald LaPread, William King and Walter Orange.

Personnel:

  • Lionel Richie– vocals, saxophone, keyboards
  • Thomas McClary– vocals, guitar
  • Milan Williams– keyboards
  • Ronald LaPread – bass guitar
  • William King– trumpet
  • Walter Orange – drums, vocals, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Hold On – Thomas McClary, Lionel Richie
  2. Free – Lionel Richie, Thomas McClary
  3. Mary, Mary – Milan Williams
  4. Sweet Love – Lionel Richie
  5. (Can I) Get a Witness – Walter “Clyde” Orange
  6. Gimme My Mule – Ronald LaPread
  7. Time – William King, Thomas McClary
  8. Cebu – Thomas McClary
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In October 1975.

In October 1975, “MCA” label released “Sun and Steel”, the sixth Iron Butterfly studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, and was produced by John Ryan.

Personnel:

  • Erik Brann– guitars, lead vocals
  • Bill DeMartines – keyboards, lead and backing vocals
  • Phil Kramer– bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Ron Bushy– drums
  • David Richard Campbell- orchestration
  • Jerome Jumonville – horns
  • Julia Tillman, Maxine Willard, and June Deniece Williams – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Erik Brann except where noted.

  1. Sun and Steel
  2. Lightnin’ – Bill DeMartines, Phillip Kramer
  3. Beyond the Milky Way – Ron Bushy, DeMartines
  4. Free
  5. Scion
  6. Get It Out
  7. I’m Right, I’m Wrong – Bill DeMartines, Phil Kramer
  8. Watch the World Going By
  9. Scorching Beauty

In October 1969.

In October 1969, “Island” label released the self-titled, second Free album. It was recorded January – June 1969, at “Morgan Studios” and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by the head of “Island” label Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Paul Rodgers– vocals
  • Paul Kossoff– lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Andy Fraser– bass guitar, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Simon Kirke– drums, percussion
  • Chris Wood– flute

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Fraser and Paul Rodgers, except where noted.

  1. I’ll Be Creepin’
  2. Songs of Yesterday
  3. Lying in the Sunshine
  4. Trouble on Double Time – Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke, Paul Kossoff
  5. Mouthful of Grass
  6. Woman
  7. Free Me
  8. Broad Daylight
  9. Mourning Sad Morning

 

In June 1972.

In June 1972, “Island” label released “Free at Last”, the fifth Free studio album. It was recorded January – March 1972, and was produced by Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff, Andy Fraser and Simon Kirke.

Personnel:

  • Paul Rodgers– vocals, piano
  • Paul Kossoff– lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Andy Fraser– bass guitar
  • Simon Kirke– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff, Andy Fraser and Simon Kirke, except where noted.

  1. Catch a Train
  2. Soldier Boy
  3. Magic Ship
  4. Sail On
  5. Travellin; Man
  6. Little Bit of Love
  7. Guardian of the Universe
  8. Child
  9. Goodbye

On May 25, 2015.

On May 25, 2015, “earMUSIC” label released “Kablammo!”, the sixth Ash studio album. It was recorded in 2015 at “Atomic Heart Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Claudius Mittendorfer, Tim Wheeler, Mark Hamilton and Rick McMurray.

Personnel:

  • Tim Wheeler– vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards
  • Mark Hamilton – bass
  • Rick McMurray – drums, percussion
  • Leanne Macoomber, Laura Mittendorfer, Danielle Johnson – cheerleaders
  • Neil Martin – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Wheeler except where noted.

  1. Cocoon
  2. Let’s Ride
  3. Machinery
  4. Free
  5. Go! Fight! Win!
  6. Moondust
  7. Evel Knievel
  8. Hedonism
  9. Dispatch – Mark Hamilton, Tim Wheeler
  10. Shutdown
  11. For Eternity
  12. Bring Back the Summer

 

On May 10, 2011.

On May 10, 2011, “Hear Music” label released “Move Like This”, the seventh Cars studio album. It was recorded 2010—2011 at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, “Millbrook Sound Studios” in Millbrook, New York, and was produced by Jacknife Lee, Ric Ocasek, Elliot Easton, Greg Hawkes and David Robinson.

Personnel:

  • Ric Ocasek– lead and background vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Elliot Easton– guitars, background vocals
  • Greg Hawkes– keyboards, bass guitar, guitars, background vocals
  • David Robinson– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Jacknife Lee– additional bass
  • Mixed by Rich Costey
  • Digital Engineer: Charlie Stavish
  • Mastered by Vlado Meller
  • Engineered by Sam Bell
  • Assisted by Chris Owens, Vanessa Parr
  • Editing by Jared Scott
  • Engineered by Stephen George
  • Assisted by Paul Orofino

Track listing:

All tracks by Ric Ocasek.

  1. Blue Tip
  2. Too Late
  3. Keep On Knocking
  4. Soon
  5. Sad Song
  6. Free
  7. Drag On Forever
  8. Take Another Look
  9. It’s Only
  10. Hits Me

 

On April 21, 2006.

On April 21, 2006, “insideOut Music” label released “Free”, the second OSI album. It was recorded in November 2005, and was produced by Jim Matheos and Kevin Moore.

Personnel:

  • Jim Matheos- guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Kevin Moore- vocals, keyboards, programming
  • Mike Portnoy- acoustic drums
  • Joey Vera
  • Bige Akdeniz– guitar, vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Kevin Moore; all music by Jim Matheos and Kevin Moore, except where noted.

  1. Sure You Will
  2. Free
  3. Go
  4. All Gone Now
  5. Home Was Good
  6. Bigger Wave
  7. Kicking
  8. Better
  9. Simple Life
  10. Once
  11. Our Town