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In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Capitol” label released “Happy Birthday, Ruthy Baby”, the second McGuinness Flint album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  1. Tom McGuinness – vocals, electric guitar, bass
  2. Hughie Flint – drums
  3. Benny Gallagher – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, piano, harmonica, ocarina
  4. Graham Lyle – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, bass
  5. Nicky Hopkins – keyboards
  6. Dennis Coulson – vocals
  7. Jimmy Jewell – saxophone
  8. John Mumford – trombone
  9. Brian Rogers, Jimmy Jewell, John Mumford – arranger
  10. Glyn Johns – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Happy Birthday, Ruthy Baby – Benny Gallagher
  2. Conversation – Benny Gallagher
  3. When I’m Alone with You – Tom McGuinness, Hughie Flint
  4. Fixer – Benny Gallagher
  5. Faith and Gravy – Benny Gallagher
  6. Klondike – Benny Gallagher
  7. Reader to Writer – Benny Gallagher
  8. Changes – Benny Gallagher
  9. Friends of Mine – Benny Gallagher
  10. Piper of Dreams – Benny Gallagher
  11. Jimmy’s Song – Benny Gallagher
  12. Sparrow – Benny Gallagher

In September 1981.

In September 1981, “Epic” label released “Happy Birthday”, the debut Altered Images album.  It was recorded in 1981, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and “Genetic Sound” in Berkshire, and was produced by Steven Severin and Martin Rushent.
Personnel:

  • Clare Grogan- vocals
  • Michael “Tich” Anderson – drums
  • Tony McDaid – guitar
  • Johnny McElhone- bass
  • Gerard “Caesar” McNulty – guitar
  • Ted Sharp – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Clare Grogan, Michael “Tich” Anderson, Tony McDaid and Johnny McElhone.

  1. Intro: Happy Birthday
  2. Love and Kisses
  3. Real Toys
  4. Idols
  5. Legionaire
  6. Faithless
  7. Beckoning Strings
  8. Happy Birthday
  9. Midnight
  10. A Days Wait
  11. Leave Me Alone
  12. Insects
  13. Outro: Happy Birthday

On June 26, 2007.

On June 26, 2007, “Lava” label released “Modern Minds and Pastimes”, the second  Click Five studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Mike Denneen.

Personnel:

  • Kyle Patrick – lead vocals
  • Joe Guese – guitar
  • Ethan Mentzer – bass
  • Ben Romans – keyboards
  • Joey Zehr – drums

Track listing:

  1. Flipside – Ben Romans, Kristian Lundin, Carl Falk
  2. Jenny – Ben Romans, Chris Braide
  3. Happy Birthday – Ben Romans, Chris Braide
  4. Addicted to Me – Ethan Mentzer, Ben Romans
  5. I’m Getting Over You – Ethan Mentzer, Ben Romans, Chris Braide
  6. When I’m Gone – Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer
  7. Headlight Disco – Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer
  8. The Reason Why – Ben Romans, Nate Campany
  9. All I Need Is You – Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer, Nate Campany
  10. Long Way to Go – Ethan Mentzer
  11. Mary Jane – Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer, Andreas Carlsson
  12. Empty – Ben Romans, Kyle Patrick

 

In March 1969.

at-your-birthday-party

In March 1969, “ABC Dunhill Records” label released “At Your Birthday Party”, the third Steppenwolf studio album. It was recorded December 1968 – February 1969, and was produced by Gabriel Mekler. The album cover design was by Gary Burden.

Personnel:

  • John Kay- lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Michael Monarch- lead guitar
  • Goldy McJohn- organ, piano
  • Nick St. Nicholas- bass
  • Jerry Edmonton- drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry – Gabriel Mekler
  2. Chicken Wolf – John Kay, Michael Monarch
  3. Lovely Meter – Gabriel Mekler
  4. Round and Down – Michael Monarch
  5. It’s Never Too Late – John Kay, Nick St. Nicholas
  6. Sleeping Dreaming – Nick St. Nicholas
  7. Jupiter’s Child – Jerry Edmonton, John Kay, Michael Monarch
  8. She’ll Be Better – Jerry Edmonton, Gabriel Mekler
  9. Cat Killer – John Goadsby
  10. Rock Me – John Kay
  11. God Fearing Man – Michael Monarch
  12. Mango Juice – Jerry Edmonton, John Goadsby, Michael Monarch
  13. Happy Birthday – Gabriel Mekler