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On June 30, 1979.

On June 30, 1979, “Elektra” label released “Spy”, the eight Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – April 1979, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.


  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano
  • Ian McLagan– acoustic piano
  • Don Grolnick– acoustic piano, clavinet
  • Warren Bernhardt– keyboards, acoustic piano, electric piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, electric piano
  • Ken Bichel– Polymoog, synthesizer
  • Cliff Carter – synthesizer
  • Billy Mernit – acoustic piano
  • Joe Caro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • John Hall – electric guitar
  • David Spinozza– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Frank Carillo– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Will Lee– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion, congas
  • Raphael Cruz – cowbell, congas, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone, tenor sax solo
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Peter Ballin – alto saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto – baritone saxophone
  • Tom Malone– trombone
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Arif Mardin– horn, string and choir arrangement
  • Gene Orloff– concertmaster
  • Tim Curry– backing vocals
  • Ullanda McCullough – backing vocals
  • James Taylor– backing vocals
  • Lucy Simon – backing vocals
  • Jonathan Abramowitz, Lamar Alsop, Julien Barber, Phil Bodner, James Buffington, Frederick Buldrini, Jean R. Dane, Eddie Daniels, Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Gerald Tarack, Paul Gershman, Ted Hoyle, Regis Iandiorio, Teddy Israel, Harold Kohon, Jesse Levy, Guy Lumia, Joseph Malin, Richard Maximoff, Kermit Moore, Eugene J. Moye, Gene Orloff, Tony Posk, Alan Shulmanand Mitsue Takayama – strings
  • Lew Hahn – recording, mixing
  • Mike O’Malley – assistant engineer
  • George Piros – mastering
  • Robert Heimall – art direction, design
  • Pam Frank – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. Vengeance
  2. Just Like You Do
  3. We’re So Close
  4. Coming to Get You
  5. Never Been Gone – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  6. Pure Sin – Carly Simon, Frank Carillo
  7. Love You By Heart – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman, Libby Titus
  8. Spy – Carly Simon, James Taylor, Arif Mardin
  9. Memorial Day

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.


  • 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

On June 20, 2006.

On June 20, 2006, “Back Porch” label released “Fast Man Raider Man”, the thirteen Frank Black album. It was recorded in 2000, in Nashville, Pasadena and Chicago, and was produced by Jon Tiven.


  • Frank Black- lead vocals, guitar, ukulele
  • Bob Babbitt- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bobby Bare Jr.- backing vocals
  • Billy Block- drums, backing vocals
  • Marty Brown- bass guitar, backing vocals, duet vocal
  • Violet Clark-Thompson- backing vocals
  • Jack Clement- dobro, backing vocals
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Rick Duvall- backing vocals
  • Steve Ferrone- drums
  • Rich Gilbert- pedal steel guitar
  • James Griffin – backing vocals
  • Levon Helm- drums, percussion
  • David Hood- bass guitar
  • Ellis Hooks- backing vocals
  • Wayne Jackson- trumpet, trombone, fluegelhorn
  • Duane Jarvis- guitar
  • Mark Jordan – keyboards
  • Carol Kaye- guitar, bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner- drums, percussion
  • Simon Kirke- drums, percussion
  • Jack Kidney- harmonica, tenor saxophone
  • Al Kooper- organ
  • Ian McLagan- keyboards
  • Buddy Miller- guitar, mandoguitar, backing vocals
  • Spooner Oldham- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson- bass guitar
  • Dave Phillips- pedal steel guitar
  • F. Sloan- piano, backing vocals
  • Billy Swan- backing vocals
  • Planet Swan- backing vocals
  • Sierra Swan- backing vocals
  • Akil Thompson- drums
  • Chester Thompson- drums
  • Jon Tiven- alto saxophone, guitar, percussion, piano, backing vocals
  • Brooks Watson- backing vocals
  • Lyle Workman- guitar, arrangements
  • Reggie Young– guitar
  • Lyle Workman – arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black, except where noted.

  1. If Your Poison Gets You
  2. Johnny Barleycorn
  3. Fast Man
  4. You Can’t Crucify Yourself
  5. Dirty Old Town – Ewan MacColl
  6. Wanderlust
  7. Seven Days
  8. Raider Man
  9. The End of the Summer – music adapted from Gabriel Fauré’s Sicilienne, Op. 78,
  10. Dog Sleep – co-written by Reid Paley
  11. When the Paint Grows Darker Still
  12. I’m Not Dead (I’m in Pittsburgh) – co-written by Reid Paley
  13. Golden Shore – co-written byReid Paley
  14. In the Time of My Ruin
  15. Down to You – co-written byReid Paley
  16. Highway to Lowdown
  17. Kiss My Ring
  18. My Terrible Ways
  19. Fitzgerald
  20. Elijah
  21. It’s Just Not Your Moment
  22. The Real El Rey
  23. Where the Wind Is Going
  24. Holland Town
  25. Sad Old World
  26. Don’t Cry That Way
  27. Fare Thee Well

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Vertigo” label released “Gasoline Alley”, the second Rod Stewart studio album. It was recorded February – April 1970, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Lou Reizner.


  • Rod Stewart– main performer, producer, vocals, guitar
  • Martin Quittenton– classical guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar, bottleneck guitar, acoustic guitar, bass
  • Ronnie Lane– bass, vocals
  • Ian McLagan– piano, organ
  • William Gaff – whistle
  • Dennis O’Flynn – violin bass
  • Dick Powell – violin
  • Stanley Matthews – mandolin
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Pete Sears– piano
  • Jack Reynolds – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Gasoline Alley – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  2. It’s All Over Now – Bobby Womack, Shirley Jean Womack
  3. Only a Hobo – Bob Dylan
  4. My Way of Giving – Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott
  5. Country Comfort – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  6. Cut Across Shorty – Wayne P. Walker, Marijohn Wilkin
  7. Lady Day – Rod Stewart
  8. Jo’s Lament – Rod Stewart
  9. You’re My Girl (I Don’t Want to Discuss It) – Dick Cooper, Beth Beatty, Ernie Shelby

On May 28, 1971.

On May 28, 1971, “Mercury” label released “Every Picture Tells a Story”, the third Rod Stewart album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Rod Stewart. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 172 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Every Picture Tells a Story” was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • Rod Stewart- lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Ronnie Wood- electric guitar, 12-string guitar, slide guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass guitar
  • Martell Brandy – acoustic guitar
  • Sam Mitchell – resonator guitar
  • Martin Quittenton- classical guitar
  • Pete Sears- piano, celeste
  • Micky Waller- drums
  • Ian McLagan- organ, piano
  • Danny Thompson- upright bass
  • Andy Pyle- bass guitar
  • Dick Powell – violin
  • Long John Baldry- vocals
  • Maggie Bell- vocal abrasives
  • Madeline Belland friends – vocal abrasives
  • Lindsay Raymond Jackson- mandolin
  • Kenney Jones- drums
  • Ronnie Lane- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Desmond Strobel – art direction
  • John Craig – design, illustration
  • Lisa Margolis – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Every Picture Tells a Story – Rod Stewart,Ronnie Wood
  2. Seems Like a Long Time – Theodore Anderson
  3. That’s All Right – Arthur Crudup
  4. Amazing Grace – traditional, arranged Rod Stewart
  5. Tomorrow Is a Long Time -Bob Dylan
  6. Henry – Martin Quittenton
  7. Maggie May – Rod Stewart
  8. Mandolin Wind – Rod Stewart
  9. (I Know) I’m Losing You – Norman Whitfield,Eddie Holland, Cornelius Grant
  10. Reason to Believe – Tim Hardin


In March 1970.


In March 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “First Step”, the debut Faces album. It was recorded August 1969-January 1970 at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane, Ronnie Wood, Ian McLagan and Kenney Jones.


  • Rod Stewart- lead and backing vocals, harmonica, banjo
  • Ronnie Lane- bass, rhythm and acoustic guitars, backing vocals, lead vocal, co-lead vocal
  • Ronnie Wood- lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars, second bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian McLagan- Hammond organ, Wurlitzer electric and acoustic pianos, backing vocals
  • Kenney Jones- drums and percussion
  • Martin Birch- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Wicked Messenger – Bob Dylan
  2. Devotion – Ronnie Lane
  3. Shake, Shudder, Shiver – Ronnie Lane, Ronnie Wood
  4. Stone – Ronnie Lane
  5. Around the Plynth – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  6. Flying – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  7. Pineapple and the Monkey – Ronnie Wood
  8. Nobody Knows – Ronnie Lane, Ronnie Wood
  9. Looking Out the Window – Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan
  10. Three Button Hand Me Down – Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart

In February 1971.


In February 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “Long Player”, the second Faces album. It was recorded September 1970 – January 1971, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and live at “Fillmore East“ in New York City with the Rolling Stones Mobile Recording Unit”, and was produced by The Faces.


  • Rod Stewart- lead vocals
  • Ronnie Lane- bass, acoustic guitar, percussion, backing vocals, lead vocal, first verse/harmony
  • Ronnie Wood- lead, slide, acoustic and pedal steel guitars, backing vocals, co-lead vocal
  • Ian McLagan- piano, organ and keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kenney Jones- drums and percussion
  • Bobby Keys- tenor saxophone
  • Harry Beckett- trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Bad ‘n’ Ruin – Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart
  2. Tell Everyone – Ronnie Lane
  3. Sweet Lady Mary – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  4. Richmond – Ronnie Lane
  5. Maybe I’m Amazed – Paul McCartney
  6. Had Me a Real Good Time – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  7. On the Beach – Ronnie Lane, Ronnie Wood
  8. I Feel So Good – Big Bill Broonzy
  9. Jerusalem – Hubert Parry, William Blake- arr. Ronnie Wood

On December 8, 1967.


On December 8, 1967, “Island” label released “Mr. Fantasy”, the debut Traffic album.It was recorded April – November 1967, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Jimmy Miller.


  • Jim Capaldi– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Dave Mason– vocals, guitar, mellotron, sitar, tambura, shakkai, harmonica, percussion, bass guitar
  • Steve Winwood– vocals, organ, guitar, bass guitar, piano, harpsichord, percussion, arrangements
  • Chris Wood– vocals, flute, saxophone, organ, percussion, sleeve design
  • Jimmy Miller– maracas
  • Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagan, Kenney Jones- backing vocals, percussion
  • Eddie Kramer– engineer
  • John Benton Harris – photography

Track listing:

  1. Heaven Is in Your Mind – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood
  2. Berkshire Poppies – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood
  3. House for Everyone – Dave Mason
  4. No Face, No Name, No Number – Jim Capaldi, Stevie Winwood
  5. Dear Mr. Fantasy – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood
  6. Dealer – Jim Capaldi, Stevie Winwood
  7. Utterly Simple – Dave Mason
  8. Coloured Rain – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood
  9. Hope I Never Find Me There – Dave Mason
  10. Giving to You – Jim Capaldi, Dave Mason, Stevie Winwood, Chris Wood

On September 13, 1974.


On September 13, 1974, “Warner Bros” released “I’ve Got My Own Album to Do”,the debut Ronnie Wood solo album. It was recorded December 1973, April – June 1974, at The Wick, Richmond in London, and was produced by Ronnie Wood and Gary Kellgren.


  • Ronnie Wood– lead vocals, guitars, percussion, harmonica, guitar effects
  • Keith Richards– guitars, electric piano, piano, backing vocals, percussion, lead vocals, guitar effects
  • Willie Weeks– bass, guitar effects
  • Andy Newmark– drums, percussion
  • Ian McLagan– organ, electric piano, ARP synthesizer, piano
  • Ross Henderson – steel drums
  • Sterling – steel drums
  • Mick Jagger– backing vocals, guitar
  • David Bowie– backing vocals
  • George Harrison– slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Mick Taylor– bass, electric guitar, electric piano, ARP synthesizer
  • Jean Roussel– organ, electric piano, piano
  • Martin Quittenton– acoustic guitar
  • Pete Sears– bass, celeste
  • Micky Waller– drums
  • Rod Stewart– backing vocals
  • Ruby Turner– backing vocals
  • Ireenand Doreen Chanter – backing vocals

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Ronnie Wood except where noted.

  1. I Can Feel the Fire
  2. Far East Man – George Harrison, Ronnie Wood
  3. Mystifies Me
  4. Take a Look at the Guy
  5. Act Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  6. Am I Grooving You – Bert Russell, Jeff Barry
  7. Shirley
  8. Cancel Everything
  9. Sure the One You Need – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  10. If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody – Rudy Clark
  11. Crotch Music – Willie Weeks