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In November 1969.

In November 1969, “Immediate” label released “Town and Country” the second Humble Pie studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Andy Johns.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott: guitar, Leslie guitar, sitar, vocals, percussion, hammer and nail brandy bottle, Wurlitzer piano, maracas, drums
  • Greg Ridley: bass, vocals, guitar, tambourine
  • Peter Frampton: vocals, guitar, lead guitar, bass, Spanish guitar, drums, Wurlitzer piano, plastic-cup
  • Jerry Shirley: drums, percussion saw, tambourine, tablas, maracas, Wurlitzer piano
  • Engineers : Andrew Johns, Rob, John, Happy Keith
  • Arranged by Humble Pie

Track listing:

  1. Take Me Back – Peter Frampton
  2. The Sad Bag of Shaky Jake – Steve Marriott
  3. The Light of Love – Greg Ridley
  4. Cold Lady – Jerry Shirley
  5. Down Home Again – Steve Marriott
  6. Ollie Ollie – Peter Frampton, Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, Andy Johns
  7. Every Mother’s Son – Steve Marriott
  8. Heartbeat – Bob Montgomery, Norman Petty
  9. Only You Can See – Peter Frampton
  10. Silver Tongue – Steve Marriott
  11. Home and Away – Steve Marriott, Peter Frampton, Greg Ridley
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In August 1969.

In August 1969, “Immediate” label released “As Safe as Yesterday Is”, the debut Humble Pie album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Andy Johns.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott– vocals, second vocals, guitar, slide guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica, organ, goofs, tablas, piano
  • Peter Frampton- vocals, backvocals, guitar, slide guitar, organ, tabla, bass tablas, piano
  • Greg Ridley- bass, vocals, happy noise, percussion, skins
  • Jerry Shirley- drums, grins and explosions, percussion, tablas, harpsichord, big ones, piano, lead thumbs
  • Lyn Dobson- flute, sitar

Track listing:

  1. Desperation – John Kay
  2. Stick Shift – Peter Frampton
  3. Buttermilk Boy – Steve Marriott
  4. Growing Closer – Ian McLagan
  5. As Safe as Yesterday Is – Peter Frampton, Steve Marriott
  6. Bang! – Steve Marriott
  7. Alabama ’69 – Steve Marriott
  8. I’ll Go Alone – Steve Frampton
  9. A Nifty Little Number Like You – Steve Marriott
  10. What You Will – Steve Marriott

In July 1970.

In July 1970, “A&M” label released the third, self-titled Humble Pie studio album..It was recorded in 1970, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns, Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley and Peter Frampton. The cover artwork was by Aubrey Beardsley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Greg Ridley- bass, guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Shirley- drums, guitar, vocals,l
  • Peter Frampton- guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • John Wilson – drums
  • J. Cole- steel guitar
  • Recorded by Glyn (The Man) Johns

Track listing:

  1. Live With Me – Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, Peter Frampton
  2. Only a Roach – Jerry Shirley
  3. One Eyed Trouser Snake Rumba – Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley and Peter Frampton
  4. Earth and Water Song – Peter Frampton
  5. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  6. Theme from Skint (See You Later Liquidator) – Steve Marriott
  7. Red Light Mama, Red Hot! – Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley and Peter Frampton
  8. Sucking on the Sweet Vine – Greg Ridley

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 1971.

In May 1971, “Track” label released “Smash Your Head Against the Wall”, the debut John Entwistle solo album. It was recorded November 1970 – January 1971, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Entwistle. It was the first solo album by any Who member.

Personnel:

  • John Entwistle– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar,  brass,  percussion, piano, keyboards, organ, flugelhorn, cover art concept
  • Neil Innes– percussion, backing vocals
  • Dave “Cyrano” Langston – electricand acoustic guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Keith Moon– percussion, backing vocals
  • Greg Ridley– bass
  • Jerry Shirley– drums, percussion
  • Vivian Stanshall– percussion
  • Graham Hughes – cover art concept, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Entwistle.

  1. My Size
  2. Pick Me Up (Big Chicken)
  3. What Are We Doing Here?
  4. What Kind of People Are They?
  5. Heaven and Hell
  6. Ted End
  7. You’re Mine
  8. 29 (Eternal Youth)
  9. I Believe in Everything

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “A&M” label released “Eat It”, the seventh Humble Pie album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Clear Sounds” (Steve’s Marriott home studio) inEssex, and
“Green’s Playhouse” in Glasgow, and was produced by Steve Marriott.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitars, harmonica, keyboards, remixing, vocals
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitars, backing vocals
  • Greg Ridley- bass, backing vocals
  • Jerry Shirley– Drums
  • The Blackberries:Billie Barnum, Clydie King, Venetta Fields– vocals
  • J. Cole- pedal steel guitar
  • Sidney George – saxophone
  • Chris & Irish – engineer
  • Fin Costello – inside photo, photography
  • Michael Doud – art direction
  • John Kosh – cover design, preparation
  • Jim McCrary – photography

Track listing:

  1. Get Down to It – Steve Marriott
  2. Good Booze and Bad Women – Steve Marriott
  3. Is It for Love? – Steve Marriott
  4. Drugstore Cowboy – Steve Marriott
  5. Black Coffee – Ike Turner,Tina Turner
  6. I Believe to My Soul – Ray Charles
  7. Shut up and Don’t Interrupt Me – Johnny Bristol,Edwin Starr
  8. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Roosevelt Jamison
  9. Say No More – Steve Marriott
  10. Oh, Bella (All That’s Hers) – Steve Marriott
  11. Summer Song – Steve Marriott
  12. Beckton Dumps – Steve Marriott
  13. Up Our Sleeve – music by Steve Marriott, Dave ”Clem” Clempson, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, lyrics by Steve Marriott
  14. Honky Tonk Women – Keith Richards,Mick Jagger
  15. (I’m A) Road Runner – Eddie Holland,Lamont Dozier,Brian Holland

In March 1971.

In March 1971, “A&M” label released “Rock On”, the fourth Humble Pie studio album. It was recorded in January 1971, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns, Steve Marriott, Peter Frampton, Greg Ridley and Jerry Shirley. “Rock On” was the last album to feature Peter Frampton as member of the band.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitar, lead and backing vocals, keyboards, organ, harmonica
  • Peter Frampton- lead and backing vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Greg Ridley- lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Jerry Shirley- drums, piano
  • Alexis Korner- backing vocals
  • Bobby Keyes- saxophone
  • J. Cole- pedal steel guitar
  • Soul Sisters :

P.P. Arnold – chorus

Claudia Lennear – chorus

Doris Troy – chorus

  • Glyn Johns – recording, mixing
  • Andrew Johns – recording
  • John Kelly – album cover design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Shine On – Peter Frampton
  2. Sour Grain – Peter Frampton, Steve Marriott
  3. 79th and Sunset – Steve Marriott
  4. Stone Cold Fever – Greg Ridley, Steve Marriott, Jerry Shirley, Frampton
  5. Rollin’ Stone – Muddy Waters
  6. A Song for Jenny – Steve Marriott
  7. The Light – Peter Frampton
  8. Big George – Greg Ridley
  9. Strange Days – music by Steve Marriot, Peter Frampton, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, lyrics by Steve Marriott
  10. Red Neck Jump – Steve Marriott