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In December 1968.

In December 1968, “MGM” label released “Love Is”, the third Eric Burdon and The Animals album. It was recorded in October 1968, at “TTG” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Eric Burdon, Zoot Money, Andy Summers, John Weider and Barry Jenkins.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon— lead vocals, spoken word
  • Zoot Money— bass, backing and co-lead (3, 8a) vocals, organ, piano, spoken word (8a)
  • Andy Summers— guitar, backing vocals
  • John Weider— guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Barry Jenkins— drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Robert Wyatt- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. River Deep, Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  2. I’m an Animal – Sylvester Stewart
  3. I’m Dying (Or Am I?) – Eric Burdon
  4. Ring of Fire – June Carter, Merle Kilgore
  5. Colored Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. To Love Somebody – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  7. As the Years Go Passing By – Deadric Malone
  8. Gemini – Steve Hammond / Madman – Zoot Money, Andy Summers
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In June 1982.

In June 1982, “Arista” label released “Eye in the Sky”, the sixth Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Chris Rainbow – lead vocal
  • Lenny Zakatek – lead vocal
  • Dave Terry – lead vocal
  • Eric Woolfson – keyboards, lead vocal
  • Colin Blunstone – lead vocal
  • The English Chorale: choir vocals
  • Alan Parsons: keyboards, Fairlightprogramming, vocals
  • David Paton: acoustic and electric guitars, bass, lead vocal
  • Ian Bairnson: acoustic and electric guitars
  • Mel Collins: saxophone
  • Stuart Elliott: drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson except where noted.

  1. Sirius
  2. Eye in the Sky – Eric Woolfson
  3. Children of the Moon – David Paton
  4. Gemini – Chris Rainbow
  5. Silence and I – Eric Woolfson
  6. You’re Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned – Lenny Zakatek
  7. Psychobabble – Dave Terry
  8. Mammagamma
  9. Step by Step – Lenny Zakatek
  10. Old and Wise – Colin Blunstone

In May 1970.

In May 1970, “Harvest” label released the debut, self-titled Quatermass album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Anders Henriksson.

Personnel:

  • John Gustafson— bass, vocals
  • Peter Robinson— keyboards
  • Mick Underwood— drums, percussion
  • Violins
    • Tony Gilbert (Leader)
    • John Kirkland
    • David Katz
    • Billy Millar
    • Charlie Vorsanger
    • Les Maddox
    • Gerald Enns
    • Harold Parfitt
    • Paul Scherman
    • Homi Kanga
    • Jack Rothstein
    • Henry Datyner
    • Bill Armon
    • Michael Jones
    • Laurie Clay
    • Derek Jacobs
  • Violas
    • Steve Shingle
    • Chris Wellington
    • Henry Myerscough
    • Ian White
    • Bernard Davis
    • John Graham
  • Cellos
    • Paul Buckmaster (Leader)
    • Boris Rickelman
    • Francis Gabarr
    • Peter Wilson
    • Freddy ALexander
    • Chris Green
  • Double bass
    • Frank Clarke
    • Joe Mudele
    • Arthur Watts
  • Engineers — Jeff Jarratt, Andy Stevens.
  • Cover design, photographs –Storm Thorgerson/Hipgnosis

Track listing:

  1. Entropy – Peter Robinson
  2. Black Sheep of the Family – Steve Hammond
  3. Post War, Saturday Echo – Peter Robinson, John Gustafson, Graham Ross
  4. Good Lord Knows – John Gustafson
  5. Up on the Ground – John Gustafson
  6. Gemini – Steve Hammond
  7. Make up Your Mind – Steve Hammond
  8. Laughin Tackle – Peter Robinson
  9. Entropy (reprise) – Peter Robinson

 

In May 1967.

In May 1967, “Elektra” label released “The Zodiac: Cosmic Sounds”, concept album on the theme of the signs of the Zodiac, by Paul Beaver, Mort Garson, Jacques Wilson and Cyrus Faryar. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Alex Hassilev.

Personnel:

  • Cyrus Faryar– narration
  • Paul Beaver– Moog and other electronic instruments
  • Emil Richards– exotic percussion
  • Bud Shank– bass flute
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Carol Kaye– bass guitar
  • Mike Melvoin– keyboards

Track listing:

All music by Mort Garson, all lyrics by Jacques Wilson

  1. Aries – The Fire-Fighter
  2. Taurus – The Voluptuary
  3. Gemini – The Cool Eye
  4. Cancer – The Moon Child
  5. Leo – The Lord of Lights
  6. Virgo – The Perpetual Perfectionist
  7. Libra – The Flower Child
  8. Scorpio – The Passionate Hero
  9. Sagittarius – The Versatile Daredevil
  10. Capricorn – The Uncapricious Climber
  11. Aquarius – The Lover of Life
  12. Pisces – The Peace Piper