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In August 1975.

In August 1975, “Sire” label released “Stamp Album”, the eight Climax Blues Band album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Peter Haycock, Richard Jones, Colin Cooper, Derek Holt and John Cuffley.

Personnel:

  • Peter Haycock – vocals, acoustic, slide and lead guitar, mixing
  • Richard Jones – vocals, bass, piano, electric piano, grand piano, Hammond Organ, clavinet, acoustic guitar, mixing
  • Derek Holt – vocals, bass, fretless bass, vibraphone, mixing
  • John Cuffley – vocals, drums, percussion, mixing
  • Colin Cooper – vocals, soprano and alto saxophone, flute, clarinet, mixing
  • Alan Varner, Geoff Emerick, Godfrey Diamond – engineer
  • Clearmountain – engineer, mixing
  • James Flournoy Holmes – design
  • Lee Marshall – photography
  • Richard Gottehrer – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Haycock, Richard Jones, Colin Cooper, Derek Holt and John Cuffley.

  1. Using the Power
  2. Mr. Goodtime
  3. I Am Constant
  4. Running Out of Time
  5. Sky High
  6. Rusty Nail / The Devil Knows
  7. Loosen Up
  8. Spirit Returning
  9. Cobra

On September 21, 1976.

On September 21, 1976, “A&M” label released “The Gist of the Gemini”, the fourth Gino Vannelli studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, and Geoff Emerick.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, clavinet, arrangements
  • Joe Vannelli– acoustic and electric pianos, clavinet, synthesizers, string, and brass arrangements
  • Richard Baker – organ, synthesizers, synth bass, string, and brass arrangements
  • Jay Graydon– electric guitar
  • Ross Vannelli – guitar, backing vocals
  • Graham Lear– drums
  • John J. Mandell – timpani, percussion
  • Dido Morris – congas, cuica, timbales
  • Dianne Brooks– backing vocals
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • The John McCarthy Choir – backing vocals
  • Geoff Emmerick – engineer
  • Jon Kelly, Steve Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Norm Kinney – remixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Fabio Nicola – art direction
  • Clive Arrowsmith, Gered Mankowitz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli.

  1. Love of My Life
  2. Ugly Man
  3. A New Fix for ’76
  4. Omens of Love
  5. Fly into This Night
  6. War Suite
  7. Prelude to the War
  8. The Battle Cry
  9. To the War
  10. Carnal Question
  11. After the Last Battle
  12. To the War (Reflection)
  13. Summers of My Life

 

On June 26, 1974.

On June 26, 1974 “Warner Bros” label released “Holiday”, the fourth America studio album. It was recorded April – May 1974, at “AIR Studios” and was produced by George Martin.

Personnel;

  • Dewey Bunnell – vocals, guitars
  • Gerry Beckley – vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass
  • Dan Peek – vocals, bass, guitars, keyboards
  • Willie Leacox – drums, percussion
  • George Martin- arranger, keyboards
  • Geoff Emerick- engineering
  • Peter Henderson – tape operator
  • Gary Burden – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Beckley, except where noted.

  1. Miniature
  2. Tin Man – Dewey Bunnell
  3. Another Try
  4. Lonely People – Dan Peek, Catherine Peek
  5. Glad to See You – Dan Peek
  6. Mad Dog
  7. Hollywood – Dewey Bunnell
  8. Baby It’s Up to You
  9. You – Dan Peek
  10. Old Man Took – Dewey Bunnell
  11. What Does It Matter
  12. In the Country – Dan Peek

On August 29, 1977.

On August 29, 1977, “Mushroom Records” label released “Dizrythmia” the third Split Enz album. It was recorded June – July 1977, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Geoff Emerick, Timothy Finn, Neil Finn, Edward Rayner, Noel Crombie, Robert Gillies, Malcolm Green, Nigel Griggs and Mal Jacobson.

Personnel:

  • Timothy Finn– vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Neil Finn– vocals, guitars, mandolin
  • Edward Rayner– keyboards
  • Noel Crombie– vocals, percussion
  • Robert Gillies– saxophones, trumpet
  • Malcolm Green– drums
  • Nigel Griggs– bass
  • Mal Jacobson– sonor drums, percussion
  • Phil Judd– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Chunn– vocals, bass
  • Geoff Emerick – engineer
  • Colin Fairley – assistant engineer
  • Peter Henderson – additional engineering
  • Nigel Walker – assistant engineer
  • Noel Crombie, Peter Wagg – design
  • Han Chew Tham – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Finn, except where noted.

  1. Bold as Brass – Tim Finn, Robert Gilles
  2. My Mistake – Tim Finn, Eddie Rayner
  3. Parrot Fashion Love – Tim Finn, Eddie Rayner
  4. Sugar and Spice – Phil Judd
  5. Without a Doubt
  6. Crosswords
  7. Charlie
  8. Nice to Know – Tim Finn, Phil Judd, Eddie Rayner
  9. Jamboree – Tim Finn, Phil Judd, Eddie Rayner, Noel Crombie, Malcolm Green, Robert Gillies, Mike Chunn

In February 1968.

In February 1968, “Parlaphone” label released the self-titled, debut Tomorrow album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Mark P. Wirtz.

Personnel:

  • Keith West– vocals
  • Steve Howe– guitar
  • John “Junior” Wood– bass
  • John “Twink” Alder– percussion
  • Mark P. Wirtz– keyboard
  • Geoff Emerick, Peter Bown – engineer

Track listing:

  1. My White Bicycle – Keith West, Ken Burgess
  2. Colonel Brown – Keith West , Ken Burgess
  3. Real Life Permanent Dream – Keith West
  4. Shy Boy – Keith West, Ken Burgess
  5. Revolution – Keith West , Steve Howe
  6. The Incredible Journey of Timothy Chase – Keith West
  7. Auntie Mary’s Dress Shop – Keith West, Ken Burgess
  8. Strawberry Fields Forever – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. Three Jolly Little Dwarfs – Keith West, Ken Burgess
  10. Now Your Time Has Come – Keith West
  11. Hallucinations – Keith West, Ken Burgess

In February 1981.

In February 1981, “NEMS” label released “The Fool Circle”, the twelfth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Air Studios” in London, and track “Cocaine” was recorded at “Wendler Arena” in Saginaw, Michigan, and was produced by Jeff Baxter.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- vocals
  • Manny Charlton- guitars
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, vocals
  • Darrell Sweet– drums
  • Zal Cleminson– 12-string acoustic guitar
  • John Locke– keyboards
  • Jeff Baxter– synthesizer, vocoder
  • Geoff Emerick– engineer
  • Alan Schmidt, Pat Carroll – design
  • Chris Moore – illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Dressed to Kill – Pete Agnew, Dan McCafferty
  2. Another Year – Manny Charlton
  3. Moonlight Eyse – Dan McCafferty
  4. Pop the Silo – Pete Agnew, Dan McCafferty
  5. Let Me Be Your Leader – Manny Charlton
  6. We Are the People – Pete Agnew, Dan McCafferty
  7. Every Young Man’s Dream – Darrell Sweet
  8. Little Part of You – Manny Charlton
  9. Cocaine – J. J. Cale
  10. Victoria – Darrell Sweet

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “EMI” label released “The Human Menagerie”, the debut  Cockney Rebel studio album. It was recorded June – July 1973, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Neil Harrison.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley– vocals
  • Jean-Paul Crocker – electric violin, mandolin, guitar
  • Milton Reame-James – keyboards
  • Paul Jeffreys– Fender bass
  • Stuart Elliott– percussion
  • Andrew Powell– orchestral arrangements
  • Pete & Denny – tapes
  • Geoff Emerick– engineer
  • Wally Traugott – mastering
  • Star Trek Enterprises – design
  • Peter Vernon – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Harley.

  1. Hideaway
  2. What Ruthy Said
  3. Loretta’s Tale
  4. Crazy River
  5. Sebastian
  6. Mirror Freak
  7. My Only Vice
  8. Muriel the Actor
  9. Chameleon
  10. Death Trip

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “Mooncrest” label released “Loud ‘n’ Proud”, the fourth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- lead vocals
  • Darrell Sweet- percussion, drums, backing vocals
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, Fuzz bass, backing vocals
  • Manny Charlton(Manuel Charlton) – lead, slide and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Roger Glover- bass guitar, percussion
  • Mike Brown, Robert M. Corich – remastering
  • Geoff Emerick, Bob Harper, John Mills – engineer
  • Dave Field – sleeve

Track listing:

All lyrics by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet, except otherwise noted.

  1. Go Down Fighting
  2. Not Faking It
  3. Turn On Your Receiver
  4. Teenage Nervous Breakdown – Lowell George
  5. Free Wheeler
  6. This Flight Tonight – Joni Mitchell
  7. Child in the Sun
  8. The Ballad of Hollis Brown – Bob Dylan

On October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released the debut, self-titled Stealers Wheel album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The cover painting was by John Patrick Byrne.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty- guitar, lead vocals
  • Joe Egan- keyboards, lead vocals
  • Paul Pilnick – lead guitar
  • Tony Williams- bass
  • Rod Coombes– drums
  • Geoff Emerick, John Mills – engineering

Track listing:

  1. Late Again – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  2. Stuck in the Middle With You – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  3. Another Morning – Joe Egan
  4. I Get By – Joe Egan
  5. Outside Looking In – Gerry Rafferty
  6. Johnny’s Song – Gerry Rafferty
  7. Net to Me – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  8. José – Joe Egan
  9. Gets So Lonely – Joe Egan
  10. You Put Something Better Inside Me – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Epic” label released “Wired”, the third Jeff Beck solo album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, and was produced by George Martin, Chris Bond and Jan Hammer. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Beck – guitars
  • Max Middleton – clavinet, Fender Rhodes
  • Wilbur Bascomb – bass
  • Narada Michael Walden – piano, drums
  • Jan Hammer– synthesizer, drums
  • Richard Bailey – drums
  • Ed Greene– second drum kit
  • Pete Henderson, Dennis McKay, John Mills, John Arias –engineer
  • Geoff Emerick– mixing

Track listing:

  1. Led Boots – Max Middleton
  2. Come Dancing – Narada Michael Walden
  3. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Charles MIngus
  4. Head for Backstage Pass – Wilbur Bascomb, Andy Clark
  5. Blue Wind – Jan Hammer
  6. Sophie – Narada Michael Walden
  7. Play With Me – Narada Michael Walden
  8. Love Is Green – Narada Michael Walden