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In December 1969.

In December 1969, “Island” label released “Ceremony”, album by Spooky Tooth and Pierre Henry. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Pierre Henry, Mike Harrison, Gary Wright, Luther Grosvenor, Andy Leigh and Mike Kellie.

Personnel:

  • Pierre Henry– synthesizer, electronics
  • Mike Harrison– vocals, keyboards
  • Gary Wright– vocals, electronic organ, keyboards
  • Luther Grosvenor– guitars
  • Andy Leigh – bass, guitar
  • Mike Kellie– drums, percussion
  • Recorded and engineered by Andy Johns

Track listing:

All tracks by Pierre Henry and Gary Wright

  1. Have Mercy
  2. Jubilation
  3. Confession
  4. Prayer
  5. Offering
  6. Hosanna
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In November 1973.

In November 1973, “Island” label released “Witness”, the seventh Spooky Tooth studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Olympic Studios” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Harrison, Gary Wright, Mick Jones, Chris Stewart and Mike Kellie.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Gary Wright– keyboards, backing and lead vocals, synthesizer
  • Mick Jones– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Chris Stewart – bass
  • Mike Kellie– drums, percussion
  • Bryson Graham– drums
  • Brian Humphries – engineer
  • Takeo Komatsuzaki, Chris Welch– liner notes
  • Tom Wilkes– photography, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Wright, except where noted.

  1. Ocean of Power
  2. Wings on My Heart
  3. As Long as the World Keeps Turning
  4. Don’t Ever Stray Away – Chris Stewart, Gary Wright
  5. Things Change
  6. All Sewn Up – Mick Jones, Gary Wright
  7. Dream Me a Mountain
  8. Sunlight of My Mind
  9. Pyramids – Mike Kellie, Gary Wright

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Island” label released “The Mirror”, the seventh Spooky Tooth album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Eddie Kramer, Gary Wright and Mick Jones.

Personnel:

  • Gary Wright– vocals, piano, clavinet, organ, moog synthesizer
  • Mike Patto– vocals, electric piano, clavinet, organ
  • Mick Jones– guitars, percussion, backing vocals
  • Val Burke – bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Mike Kellie– drums, percussion
  • Bryson Graham– drums

Track listing:

  1. Fantasy Satisfier – Mick Jones, Gary Wright
  2. Two Time Love – Mick Jones, Mike Patto, Gary Wright
  3. Kyle – Gary Wright, Bill Elliott, Bob Purvis
  4. Women and Gold – Gary Wright
  5. Higher Circles – Gary Wright
  6. Hell or High Water – Mike Patto, Gary Wright
  7. I’m Alive – Gary Wright, T Wright
  8. The Mirror – Mick Jones, Mike Patto, Gary Wright
  9. The Hoofer – Mike Patto, Gary Wright

In July 1970.

In July 1970, “Island” label released “The Last Puff” (credited as Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Harrison), the fifth Spooky Tooth studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Stainton and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– vocals
  • Luther Grosvenor– guitar
  • Henry McCullough– guitar
  • Chris Stainton– bass guitar, piano, organ, guitar
  • Alan Spenner– bass guitar
  • Mike Kellie– drums

Track listing:

  1. I Am the Walrus – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. The Wrong Time – Gary Wright, Hugh McCracken
  3. Something to Say – Joe Cocker, Peter Nichols
  4. Nobody There At All – Mike Post, Timothy Martin
  5. Down River – David Ackles
  6. Son of Your Father – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  7. The Last Puff – Chris Stainton

 

 

In June 1975.

In June 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “The Dream Weaver”, the fourth Gary Wright album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Gary Wright.

Personnel:

  • Gary Wright- Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes, Moog synthesizers, ARP String Ensemble, vocals, arranger
  • David Foster- Hammond Organ, Fender Rhodes, ARP String Ensemble
  • Bobby Lyle- synthesizers
  • Ronnie Montrose- electric guitar
  • Andy Newmark- drums
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Betty Sweet, David Pomeranz, Lorna Wright – backing vocals
  • Recorded and engineered by Jay Lewis
  • Mastered by Doug Sax
  • Mick Haggerty, Ed Scarsbrick – illustrations
  • Norman Seeff – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Wright except where noted.

  1. Love Is Alive
  2. Let It Out – Gary Wright, Jamie Quinn
  3. Can’t Find the Judge
  4. Made to Love You
  5. Power of Love
  6. Dream Weaver
  7. Blind Feeling
  8. Much Higher
  9. Feel for Me – Gary Wright, Tina Wright

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Island” label released “It’s All About” the debut Spooky Tooth album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Jimmy Miller.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– vocals, keyboards, harpsichord
  • Gary Wright– vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Luther Grosvenor– guitar
  • Greg Ridley– bass guitar
  • Mike Kellie– drums and percussion
  • Engineer: Glyn Johns
  • Liner notes: Alan Robinson
  • Album photography: Gered Mankowitz

Track listing:

  1. Society’s Child – Janis Ian
  2. Love Really Changed Me – Luther Grosvenor, Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  3. Here I Lived So Well – Gary Wright, Luther Grosvenor, Mike Harrison, Jimmy Miller
  4. Too Much of Nothing – Bob Dylan
  5. Sunshine Help Me – Gary Wright
  6. It’s All About a Roundabout – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  7. Tobacco Road – D. Loudermilk
  8. It Hurts You So – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  9. Forget It, I Got It – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  10. Bubbles – Luther Grosvenor, Gary Wright

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Island” label released “You Broke My Heart So… I Busted Your Jaw”, the sixth Spooky Tooth album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Olympic Studios”, “Island Studios” and “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Harrison, Gary Wright, Mick Jones, Chris Stewart and Bryson Graham.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– lead vocals, piano, harmonica
  • Gary Wright– organ, backing vocals, piano
  • Mick Jones– guitars, backing vocals
  • Chris Stewart –bass
  • Bryson Graham– drums, percussion
  • Val Burke – bass, backing vocals
  • Chris Kimsey– engineer, mixing
  • Phil McDonald – mixing
  • Rod Thear – mixing, tape operator
  • Klaus Voorman– cover drawings

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Wright, except where noted.

  1. Cotton Growing Man
  2. Old as I Was Born
  3. This Time Around – Bryson Graham
  4. Holy Water
  5. Wildfire
  6. Self Seeking Man
  7. Times Have Changed – Mick Jones, Gary Wright
  8. Moriah