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On November 3, 1972.

On November 3, 1972, “Track” label released “Whistle Rymes”, the second John Entwistle studio album. It was recorded in May 1972, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by John Alcock and John Entwistle.

Personnel:

  • John Entwistle — lead vocals; bass guitar; keyboards; synthesizers; bass synthesizer; trumpet; piano; French horn
  • Peter Frampton — electric guitar
  • John Weider — violin, backing vocals
  • Rod Coombes — drums
  • Gordon Barton — drums
  • Jimmy McCulloch — electric guitar
  • Neil Sheppard — electric piano; organ
  • Bryan Williams — trombone; keyboards
  • Alan Ross — acoustic guitar
  • Brian Humphries — engineer
  • Mike Weighell — engineer
  • Graham Lethbridge — drawing, cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by John Entwistle.

  1. Ten Little Friends
  2. Apron Strings
  3. I Feel Better
  4. Thinkin’ It Over
  5. Who Cares?
  6. I Wonder
  7. I Was Just Being Friendly
  8. The Window Shopper
  9. I Found Out
  10. Nightmare (Please Wake Me Up)

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Track Records” label released “Rigor Mortis Sets In”, the third John Entwistle solo album. It was recorded October-November 1972, at “Nova Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by John Entwistle and John Alcock.

Personnel:

  • John Entwistle:bass guitar, electric guitar, keyboards, lead vocals
  • Alan Ross:guitars, piano, accordion, trumpet, synthesizer
  • Jim Ryan:lead guitar
  • Tony Ashton:keyboards, Hammond organ, piano
  • Bryan Williams:trombone, organ
  • Howie Casey: saxophone
  • Members ofThe Ladybirds:
    • Gloria George:backing vocals
    • Maggie Stredder:backing vocals
    • Marian Davies:backing vocals
  • Graham Deakin:drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by John Entwistle, except where noted.

  1. Gimme That Rock ‘n’ Roll
  2. Bass Man – Johnny Cymbal
  3. Do the Dangle
  4. Hound Dog – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  5. Made in Japan
  6. My Wife
  7. Roller Skate Kate
  8. Peg Leg Peggy
  9. Lucille – Albert Collins,Richard  Penniman
  10. Big Black Cadillac

In February 1975.

mad-dog

In February 1975, “Decca” label released “Mad Dog”, the fourth solo John Entwistle studio album and and the debut album by John Entwistle’s Ox. It was recorded in 1974, at “Novasound Studios” and “Scorpio Studios” in London, and was produced by John Alcock and John Entwistle.

Personnel:

  • John Entwistle – bass, vocals, synthesizer
  • Eddie Jobson- piano, violin
  • Tony Ashton- piano
  • Howie Casey- tenor saxophone
  • Dave Caswell – trumpet
  • Doreen Chanter- background vocals
  • Irene Chanter- background vocals
  • Graham Deakin- drums, percussion
  • Juanita “Honey” Franklin – background vocals
  • Nashville Katz- strings
  • John Mealing- piano
  • John Mumford – trombone
  • Dick Parry- baritone saxophone
  • Jim Ryan – guitar
  • Mike Wedgwood- guitar, string arrangements
  • Robert A. Johnson- guitar
  • Mike Deacon – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by John Entwistle, except where noted

  1. I Fall to Pieces
  2. Cell Number 7 – John Entwistle,Tony Ashton
  3. You Can Be So Mean
  4. Lady Killer
  5. Who in the Hell
  6. Mad Dog
  7. Jungle Bunny – John Entwistle,Graham Deakin
  8. I’m So Scared
  9. Drowning

On October 16, 1976.

thin_lizzy_-_johnny_the_fox

On October 16, 1976, “Vertigo” label released “Johnny the Fox” the seventh Thin Lizzy studio album. The album was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Alcock. The album cover art was by Jim Fitzpatrick. This was the last album to feature guitarist Brian Robertson as a member of the band.

Personnel:

  • Phil Lynott– bass guitar, vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Scott Gorham– lead and rhythm guitar
  • Brian Robertson– lead and rhythm guitar
  • Brian Downey– drums, percussion
  • Fiachra Trench– string arrangements, bass guitar
  • Phil Collins– percussion
  • Kim Beacon –backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Lynott except where noted..

  1. Johnny
  2. Rocky – Brian Downey, Scott Gorham, Phil Lynott
  3. Borderline – Phil Lynott, Brian Robertson
  4. Don’t Believe a Word
  5. Fools Gold
  6. Johnny the Fox Meets Jimmy the Weed – Brian Downey, Scott Gorham, Phil Lynott
  7. Old Flame
  8. Massacre – Brian Downey, Scott Gorham, Phil Lynott
  9. Sweet Marie – Scott Gorham, Phil Lynott
  10. Boogie Woogie Dance

 

On March 26, 1976.

Thin_Lizzy_-_Jailbreak

On March 26, 1976, “Vertigo” label released “Jailbreak”, the sixth Thin Lizzy studio album. It was recorded December 1975 – February 1976,at “Ramport Studios” in London,and was produced by John Alcock. The album was certified gold in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Phil Lynott– bass guitar, lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Scott Gorham– lead and rhythm guitar
  • Brian Robertson– lead and rhythm guitar
  • Brian Downey– drums, percussion
  • Tim Hinkley– keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Lynott except where noted.

  1. Jailbreak
  2. Angel from the Coast
  3. Running Back
  4. Romeo and the Lonely Girl
  5. Warriors
  6. The Boys Are Back in the Town
  7. Fight of Fall
  8. Cowboy Song
  9. Emerald