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On May 9, 2000.

On May 9, 2000, “Epic” label released “Open the Door”, the fourth Roger Hodgson album. It was recorded 1998 – 2000, at “Studio Arpege” in Les Sorinieres, France, “Eglise Notre Dame de Bon-Port” in Nantes, France, “Unicorn Studios” in Nevada City, California, “Barrandov Studios” in Prague, Czech Republic, and was produced by Alan Simon, Roger Hodgson.

Personnel:

  • Roger Hodgson – vocals, 12 string and electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, harmonium, pipe organ, harpsichord, church organ
  • Trevor Rabin – electric guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Claude Samard – banjo, dobroslide and pedal steel guitar, bouzouki, oud
  • Manuel Delgado – Spanish guitar, palmas
  • Dan Ar Braz – arpeggio guitar
  • Laurent Vernerey – bass guitar
  • Alan Thomson – bass guitar
  • Arnaud Dunoyer – Hammond organ
  • Olivier Rousseau – piano
  • Alan Simon – high whistle, bodhran, harmonica
  • Loïc Ponthieu – drums, wavedrum
  • Denis Banarrosh – percussion
  • Gerry Conway – drums, percussion
  • Jeff Phillips – drums
  • Jean Pierre Meneghin – Scottish drums
  • Gurvan Houdayer – Scottish drums
  • Christophe Negre – saxophone
  • Michel Gaucher – flute
  • Zdenek Rys – oboe
  • Bruno Le Rouzic – bagpipe
  • Pascal Martin – uilleann pipe
  • Jean Louis Roques – accordion
  • Marco Canepa – Morse code
  • Jean-Jacques Milteau – harmonica
  • Dominique Regef – rebec, Hurdy Gurdy
  • Didier Lockwood – violin
  • Pavel Belohlavek – cello
  • Ilana Russell (Alana Cunningham) – children’s choir
  • Sierrah Dietz – children’s chorus
  • Justine Black – children’s chorus
  • Molly Katwman – children’s chorus
  • Nikki Matheson – backing vocals
  • The Symphonic Orchestra of Prague – conducted by Mario Klemens
  • The Bulgarian Voices “Philippopolis” – conducted by Hristo Arabadjiev
  • Samples from: speech by Queen Elizabeth II, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Ronald Reagan, Sevik the wolf

Track listing:

All tracks by Roger Hodgson, except where noted.

  1. Along Came Mary
  2. The More I Look
  3. Showdown
  4. Hungry
  5. The Garden
  6. Death and a Zoo
  7. Love is a Thousand Times
  8. Say Goodbye
  9. Open the Door
  10. For Every Man – Roger Hodgson, Alan Simon

 

On February 12, 2007.

On February 12, 2007, “Matty Grooves” label released “Sense of Occasion”, the 24th Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded in November 2006, at “Woodworm Studios, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Mark Tucker, Tic Sander, Simon Nicol, Gery Conway, Dave Pegg and Chris Leslie.

Personnel:

  • Ric Sanders– violin
  • Simon Nicol– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Gerry Conway– vocals, drums, percussion, harmonium
  • Dave Pegg– vocals, bass guitar
  • Chris Leslie– vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, violin

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Turning the Wheel – Chris Leslie
  2. Love on a Farmboy’s Wages – Andy Partridge
  3. The Bowman’s Return – Ric Sanders
  4. South Dakota to Manchester – Chris Leslie
  5. Spring Song – Chris Leslie
  6. Polly on the Shore – music by Dave Pegg, lyrics by Dave Swarbrick, Trevor Lucas
  7. Just Dandy – Ric Sanders
  8. Tam Lin – traditional, arranged by Dave Swarbrick
  9. In Our Town – Chris Leslie
  10. Edge of the World – Chris Leslie
  11. Hawkwood’s Army – Pete Scrowther
  12. The Vision – Bob Miller, John Flanagan
  13. Your Heart and Mine – Ric Sanders
  14. Untouchable – Glenn Tilbrook, Christopher Braid
  15. Galileo’s Apology – PJ Wright
  16. Best Wishes – Steve Ashley

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Short Cut Draw Blood”, the third Jim Capaldi studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Smith, Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Jim Capaldi- vocals, drums, percussion, drum machine
  • Jess Roden – guitar
  • Paul Kossoff – guitar
  • Chris Spedding – guitar
  • Pete Carr – guitar
  • Ray Allen – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Winwood- guitar, organ, piano, bass, Mellotron, harpsichord
  • Chris Wood- flute
  • Remi Kabaka– drums, percussion
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick- piano, clavinet
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Rosko Gee – bass
  • Jean Roussel – piano
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitar, horn arrangements
  • Peter Yarrow- acoustic guitar
  • Barry Beckett- piano, organ
  • Rico Rodriguez – trombone
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, spoons
  • Muscle Shoals Horns- horns
  • Harry Robinson – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Goodbye Love
  2. It’s All Up to You
  3. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers
  5. Short Cut Draw Blood
  6. Living on a Marble
  7. Boy With A Problem
  8. Keep On Trying
  9. Seagull

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “A&M” label released “Whatever’s for Us”, the debut Joan Armatrading album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Château d’Hérouville” in France, “Trident Studios” and “Marquee Studios” in London, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon. The album was collaboration between Joan Armatrading and singer-songwriter Pam Nestor.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, piano, acoustic guitar, harmonium
  • Davey Johnstone- guitars, sitar
  • Larry Steele – bass guitar
  • Chris Hughes – saxophone
  • Gerry Conway, Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Ray Cooper– percussion, vibes
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable, Ken Scott, Roy Baker, Phil Dunne – engineers
  • Del Newman – string, horns arrangements
  • Chris Hughes – brass arrangements
  • John Hays – art direction
  • Sumiko Davies – cover design
  • Derek Davies – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading and Pam Nestor, except where noted.

  1. My Family
  2. City Girl – Joan Armatrading
  3. Spend a Little Time – Joan Armatrading
  4. Whatever’s for Us, for Us
  5. Child Star
  6. Visionary Mountains
  7. It Could Have Been Better
  8. Head of the Table
  9. Mister Remember Me
  10. Gave It a Try
  11. Alice
  12. Conversation – Joan Armatrading
  13. Mean Old Man
  14. All the King’s Gardens

 

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Island” label released “The North Star Grassman and the Ravens”, the debut Sandy Denny solo album. It was recorded March – May 1971, at “Sound Techniques” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Sandy Denny, Richard Thompson and John Wood.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny – lead vocals, acoustic guita, piano
  • Jerry Donahue- electric guitar
  • Richard Thompson- electric guitar, accordion, vocals, acoustic guitar, bass
  • Trevor Lucas- acoustic guitar
  • Buddy Emmons- pedal steel guitar
  • Pat Donaldson- bass
  • Tony Reeves- bass
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Roger Powell – drums
  • Ian Whiteman – piano, flute organ
  • Barry Dransfield- violin
  • Royston Wood, Robin Dransfield – backing vocals
  • Harry Robinson- string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Sandy Denny except where noted

  1. Late November
  2. Blackwaterside – traditional.
  3. The Sea Captain
  4. Down in the Flood – Bob Dylan
  5. John the Gun
  6. Next Time Around
  7. The Optimist
  8. Let’s Jump the Broomstick – Charles Robins
  9. Wretched Wilbur
  10. The North Star Grassman and the Ravens
  11. Crazy Lady Blues

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “RCA” label released “Hark! The Village Wait”, the debut Steely Span album. It was recorded in March 1970, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Sandy Roberton, Maddy Prior, Tim Hart, Ashley Hutchings, Terry Woods and Gay Woods.

Personnel:

  • Maddy Prior- vocals, 5-string banjo
  • Tim Hart- vocals, electric guitar, electric dulcimer, fiddle, 5-string banjo, harmonium
  • Ashley Hutchings- bass
  • Terry Woods- vocals, electric guitar, concertina, mandola, 5-string banjo, mandolin
  • Gay Woods- vocals, concertina, autoharp, bodhran
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Dave Mattacks- drums

Track listing:

  1. A Calling-on Song – Ashley Hutchings
  2. The Blacksmith – traditional
  3. Fisherman’s Wife – MacColl
  4. Blackleg Miner -traditional
  5. Dark-Eyed Sailor –traditional
  6. Copshawholme Fair – traditional
  7. All Things Are Quite Silent – traditional
  8. The Hills of Greenmore – traditional
  9. Lowlands of Holland – traditional
  10. Twa Corbies – traditional
  11. One Night as I Lay on My Bed –traditional

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Island” label released the debut, self-titled Fotheringay album. It was recorded February – April 1970, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Trevor Lucas- guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Donahue- guitar, vocals
  • Pat Donaldson- bass, vocals
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Linda Thompson- vocals
  • Todd Lloyd – vocals
  • Recording engineer – Jerry Boys, Todd Lloyd
  • Marion Appleton – art direction: cover illustrations
  • Tony Evans – photography

Track listing:

  1. Nothing More – Sandy Denny
  2. The Sea – Sandy Denny
  3. The Ballad of Ned Kelly – Trevor Lucas
  4. Winter Winds – Sandy Denny
  5. Peace in the End – Sandy Denny, Trevor Lucas
  6. The Way I Feel – Gordon Lightfoot
  7. The Pond and the Stream – Sandy Denny
  8. Too Much of Nothing – Bob Dylan
  9. Banks of the Nile – traditional

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “CBS” label released “Zero She Files”, the third Al Stewart studio album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Roy Guest.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart
  • Duffy Power
  • Georg Hultgreen
  • Gerry Conway
  • Larry Steele
  • Louis Cennamo
  • Mike Woods
  • Peter Gavin
  • Tim Hinkley
  • Trevor Lucas

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Stewart; except where noted.

  1. My Enemies Have Sweet Voices – A; Stewart, Peter Morgan
  2. A Small Fruit Song
  3. Gethsemane, Again
  4. Burbling
  5. Electric Los Angeles Sunset
  6. Manuscript
  7. Black Hill
  8. Anna
  9. Room of Roots
  10. Zero She Flies

In February 1973.

rosie

In February 1973, “Island” label released “Rosie”, the eight Fairport Convention album. It was recorded July – August 1972, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Trevor Lucas.

Personnel:

  • Dave Swarbrick: vocals, fiddle, viola, mandolin, acoustic guitar
  • Trevor Lucas: vocals, 6 and 12-string acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue: guitars, backing vocals
  • Dave Pegg: vocals, bass, mandolin
  • Dave Mattacks: drums, percussion, piano
  • Richard Thompson: electric and 12-string guitars
  • Sandy Denny: backing vocals
  • Linda Peters: backing vocals
  • Gerry Conway: drums
  • Tim Donald: – drums
  • Ralph McTell: acoustic guitar

Track listing:

  1. Rosie – Dave Swarbrick
  2. Matthew, Mark, Luke & John – Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick
  3. Knights of the Road – Trevor Lucas, Peter Roche
  4. Peggy’s Pub – Dave Pegg
  5. The Plainsman – words: Peter Roche/music: traditional, arranged by Trevor Lucas
  6. Hungarian Rhapsody – Dave Pegg
  7. My Girl – Dave Swarbrick
  8. Me With You – Dave Swarbrick
  9. The Hen’s March Through the Midden – traditional, arranged by Fairport Convention
  10. Furs and Feathers – Dave Swarbrick

In January 1975.

moderntimes

In January 1975, “CBS” label released “Modern Times”, the sixth Al Stewart album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Al Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Brian Bennett – background vocals
  • David Ellis – acoustic guitar
  • Isaac Guillory- guitar
  • Simon Nicol- guitar
  • Tim Renwick- guitar
  • Andrew Powell- arranger
  • Tony Carr – percussion
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Stuart Cowell – dobro, guitar
  • Barry DeSouza – drums
  • George Ford – bass
  • Neil Lancaster – background vocals
  • Charles Mills – background vocals
  • Peter Moss – fuzz bass
  • Graham Smith – harmonica
  • Pete Wingfield- keyboards
  • Peter Wood- keyboards, accordion
  • Alan Parsons- engineer, string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Stewart except where noted.

  1. Carol
  2. Sirens of Titan
  3. What’s Going On?
  4. Not the One
  5. Next Time
  6. Apple Cider Re-Constitution
  7. The Dark and the Rolling Sea
  8. Modern Times – Dave Mudge, Al Stewart