On April 8, 1977, “EMI” and “Capitol” labels released “Diamantina Cocktail” the third Little River Band album. It was recorded in 1976 and was produced by John Boylan, Glenn Shorrock, Graham Goble, Beeb Birtles, David Briggs, George McArdle and Derek Pellicci.
Glenn Shorrock – lead vocals, piano
Graham Goble – vocals, guitars
Beeb Birtles – vocals, guitars
David Briggs – guitars
George McArdle – bass guitar
Derek Pellicci – drums, percussion
Roger McLachlan – bass
Eddy Denton – cor anglais
Peter Sullivan – piano
Ian Mason – piano
Tony Buchanan – saxophones
Graeme Lyall – flute
Help Is on Its Way – Glenn Shorrock
The Drifter – Graham Goble
L.A. in the Sunshine – David Briggs, Glenn Shorrock
On March 16, 1978, “Epic” label released “You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can’t Tuna Fish”, the seventh REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded 1977–1978 at “Sound City Studios, Los Angeles, CA, vocals recorded at “Record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and “Paragon Recording Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Paul Grupp and John Boylan.
Kevin Cronin– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
In July 1979, “Capitol” label released “First Under the Wire”, the fifth Little River Band album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by John Boylan. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.
Glenn Shorrock- lead vocals
David Briggs- lead guitars, Roland synthesizer guitars, Electric Sitar
Beeb Birtles- electric and acoustic guitars, vocals
Graham Goble- electric and acoustic guitars, vocals, vocal arrangements
Derek Pellicci- Sonor and Syndrums drums, percussion
On August 25, 1976, “Epic” label the debut, self-titled Boston studio album. It was recorded October 1975 – April 1976, and was produced by John Boylan and Tom Scholz. The album introduced to the world the “Boston sound”, music style developed from Scholz’s love of classical music, melodic songs and heavy rock guitars. The album was big commercial success, selling more than 25 million copies worldwide and becoming one of the best-selling debut albums of all time. The album’s singles, “More than a feeling” and “Long time”, were big radio hits. The album was certified Diamond in Canada by “Music Canada” and 17 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.
Tom Scholz– electric guitars, lead guitar, acoustic guitars, clavinet, organ, bass guitar
Brad Delp– lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar