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On November 18, 1974.

On November 18, 1974, “Purple” label released “The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast”, the second Roger Glover album. It is a concept album based on the children’s poem of a similar title. It was recorded in 1974, at “Kingsway Recorders” in London, and was produced by Roger Glover, and Alan G. Rainer.

Personnel:

  • Roger Glover – bass guitar, synthesizer, piano, guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Ian Gillan – vocals
  • Tony Ashton – vocals
  • Helen Chappelle – vocals
  • David Coverdale – vocals
  • Ronnie James Dio – vocals
  • John Goodison – vocals
  • John Gustafson – vocals
  • Jimmy Helms – vocals
  • Glenn Hughes – vocals
  • Judi Kuhl – vocals, backing vocals
  • Neil Lancaster – vocals
  • John Lawton – vocals
  • Micky Lee Soule – vocals
  • Barry St. John – vocals
  • Liza Strike – vocals
  • Kay Garner – backing vocals
  • Joanne Williams – backing vocals
  • Jon Lord – piano
  • Mike Moran – piano
  • Ann Odell – piano
  • Eddie Hardin – vocals, background vocals, keyboards
  • Ray Fenwick – guitar
  • Eddie Jobson – violin
  • Chris Karan – tabla
  • Robin Thompson – bassoon
  • Nigel Watson – saw
  • Jack Emblow – accordion
  • Michael Giles – drums
  • Les Binks – drums
  • The Mountain Fjord Orchestra led by David Woodcock and conducted by Martin Ford, John Bell and Del Newman
  • The album cover design is from Alan Aldridge’s design for a 1973 book based on the poem “The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast”

Track listing:

All tracks by Roger Glover, except where noted.

  1. Dawn
  2. Get Ready
  3. Saffron Dormouse and Lizzy Bee
  4. Harlequin Hare – Roger Glover, Ronnie James Dio, Micky Lee Soule
  5. Old Blind Mole
  6. Magician Moth
  7. No Solution
  8. Behind the Smile
  9. Fly Away
  10. Aranea
  11. Sitting in a Dream
  12. Waiting
  13. Sir Maximus Mouse
  14. Dreams of Sir Bedivere
  15. Together Ahain – Roger Glover, Ronnie James Dio, Micky Lee Soule
  16.  Watch Out for the Bat
  17. The Feast
  18. Love is All – Roger Glover, Eddie Hardin, Ronnie James Dio
  19. Homeward – Roger Glover, Eddie Hardin

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “E.G.” label released “Let’s Stick Together”, the third Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded 1973 – 1976, at “AIR” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas and Bryan Ferry.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – vocals, keyboards, harmonica
  • Chris Spedding- guitar
  • Phil Manzanera- guitar
  • David O’List- guitar
  • Neil Hubbard- guitar
  • John Wetton- bass
  • John Gustafson- bass
  • Rick Wills- bass
  • John Porter- bass
  • Paul Thompson- drums
  • Morris Pert- percussion
  • Chris Mercer- tenor saxophone
  • Mel Collins- soprano saxophone
  • Martin Drover – trumpet
  • Eddie Jobson- violin, synthesizer
  • Ann O’Dell – string arrangement
  • Jackie Sullivan, Helen Chappelle, Paddie McHugh, Doreen Chanter, Vicki Brown, Martha Walker – chorus
  • John Punter, Steve Nye– engineer
  • Jon Walls, Nigel Walker – engineer assistant
  • Richard Wallis – photography

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Stick Together – Wilbert Harrison
  2. Casanova – Brian Ferry
  3. Sea Breezed – Brian Ferry
  4. Shame, Shame, Shame – Jimmy Reed
  5. 2HB – Brian Ferry
  6. The Price of Love – Don Everly, Phil Everly
  7. Chance Meeting – Brian Ferry
  8. It’s Only Love – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. You Go to My Head – Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie
  10. Re-Make/Re-Model – Brian Ferry
  11. Heart on My Sleeve – Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle

In July 1976.

In July 1976, “Polydor” label released “Child in Time”, the debut Ian Gillan Band album. It was recorded December 1975 – January 1976, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan– vocals, harmonica
  • Ray Fenwick– guitars, slide guitar, vocals
  • John Gustafson– bass guitar, vocals
  • Mark Nauseef– drums, percussion
  • Mike Moran– Fender Rhodes, Hohner Clavinet, Hammond organ, ARP 2600, piano, ARP string ensemble
  • Roger Glover– synthesizer (ARP 2600), kalimba, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Lay Me Down – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson
  2. You Make Me Feel So Good – Ian Gillan, Mike Moran, Dave Wintour, Bernie Holland, Andy Steele
  3. Shame – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson
  4. My Baby Loves Me – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, Roger Glover
  5. Down the Road – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson, Roger Glover
  6. Child in Time – Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  7. Let It Slide – Ian Gillan, Ray Fenwick, Mark Nauseef, John Gustafson, Mike Moran

 

In May 1970.

In May 1970, “Harvest” label released the debut, self-titled Quatermass album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Anders Henriksson.

Personnel:

  • John Gustafson— bass, vocals
  • Peter Robinson— keyboards
  • Mick Underwood— drums, percussion
  • Violins
    • Tony Gilbert (Leader)
    • John Kirkland
    • David Katz
    • Billy Millar
    • Charlie Vorsanger
    • Les Maddox
    • Gerald Enns
    • Harold Parfitt
    • Paul Scherman
    • Homi Kanga
    • Jack Rothstein
    • Henry Datyner
    • Bill Armon
    • Michael Jones
    • Laurie Clay
    • Derek Jacobs
  • Violas
    • Steve Shingle
    • Chris Wellington
    • Henry Myerscough
    • Ian White
    • Bernard Davis
    • John Graham
  • Cellos
    • Paul Buckmaster (Leader)
    • Boris Rickelman
    • Francis Gabarr
    • Peter Wilson
    • Freddy ALexander
    • Chris Green
  • Double bass
    • Frank Clarke
    • Joe Mudele
    • Arthur Watts
  • Engineers — Jeff Jarratt, Andy Stevens.
  • Cover design, photographs –Storm Thorgerson/Hipgnosis

Track listing:

  1. Entropy – Peter Robinson
  2. Black Sheep of the Family – Steve Hammond
  3. Post War, Saturday Echo – Peter Robinson, John Gustafson, Graham Ross
  4. Good Lord Knows – John Gustafson
  5. Up on the Ground – John Gustafson
  6. Gemini – Steve Hammond
  7. Make up Your Mind – Steve Hammond
  8. Laughin Tackle – Peter Robinson
  9. Entropy (reprise) – Peter Robinson

 

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “CBS” label released the debut, self-titled Ian Hunter solo album. It was recorded January–March 1975 at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter: vocals, rhythm guitar, piano, percussion, backing vocals
  • Mick Ronson: lead guitar, organ, mellotron, mouth organ, bass guitar
  • Geoff Appleby: bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott: drums, percussion
  • Pete Arnesen: piano
  • John Gustafson: bass guitar
  • Bill Price- engineer
  • Roslav Szaybo – design concept
  • Martin Springett – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Hunter except where noted.

  1. Once Bitten, Twice Shy
  2. Who Do You Love
  3. Lounge Lizard
  4. Boy – Ian Hunter, Mick Ronson
  5. 3,000 Miles from Here
  6. The Truth, the Whole Truth, Nuthin’ but the Truth
  7. It Ain’t Easy When You Fall/Shades Off
  8. I Get So Excited

 

On November 15, 1974.

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On November 15, 1974, “Island” label released “Country Life”, the fourth Roxy Music album. It was recorded July – August 1974, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas, John Punter, Brian Ferry, John Gustafson, Eddie Jobson, Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera and Paul Thompson. The album cover photo was shot by Eric Boman. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Country Life” at number 387 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– vocals, keyboards, harmonica
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar
  • Eddie Jobson– strings, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Andy Mackay– oboe, saxophone
  • John Gustafson– bass
  • Paul Thompson– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry except where noted.

  1. The Thrill of It All
  2. Three and Nine – Brian Ferry, Andy Mackay
  3. All I Want Is You
  4. Out of the Blue – Brian Ferry, Phil Manzanera
  5. If It Takes All Night
  6. Bitter-Sweet – Brian Ferry, Andy Mackay
  7. Triptych
  8. Casanova
  9. A Really Good Time
  10. Prairie Rose – Brian Ferry, Phil Manzanera

On November 1, 1973.

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On November 1, 1973,”Island” label released “Stranded”, the third Roxy Music” album. It was recorded September 1973, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. The gatefold cover photograph was taken by Karl Stoecker and styled by Antony Price, and shows Bryan Ferry’s then girlfriend and 1973 “Playmate of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– vocals, piano, electric piano, harmonica
  • John Gustafson– bass guitar
  • Eddie Jobson– synthesizers, keyboards, electric violin
  • Andy Mackay(as Andrew Mackay) – oboe, saxophone, treatments
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar, treatments
  • Paul Thompson– drums, timpani
  • Chris Laurence– string bass
  • The London Welsh Male Choir – chorus
  • Chris Thomas- bass
  • Nicolas de Ville – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Ferry, except where noted.

  1. Street Life
  2. Just Like You
  3. Amazona – Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay
  4. Psalm
  5. Serenade
  6. A Song for Europe – Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay
  7. Mother of Pearl
  8. Sunset

 

 

 

 

On April 15, 1977.

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On April 15, 1977, “Island” label release “Clear Air Turbulence”, the second Ian Gillan Band studio album. It was recorded at “Kingsway Recorders” in London, and was produced by Ian Gillan Band. The cover art is by Chris Foss.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan– vocals
  • Colin Towns– keyboards and flutes
  • John Gustafson– bass guitar and vocals
  • Ray Fenwick– guitars and vocals
  • Mark Nauseef– drums and percussion
  • Phil Kersie – tenor saxophone
  • Martin Firth – baritone saxophone
  • John Huckridge – trumpets
  • Derek Healey – trumpets
  • Malcolm Griffiths – trombone
  • Recording engineer – Brad Davis
  • Remix engineer – Louis Austin
  • Assistant engineers – Paul Watkins, Bob Broglia
  • Brass arrangements – Cy Payne

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Fenwick, Ian Gillan, John Gustafson, Mark Nauseef, Colin Towns.

  1. Clear Air Turbulence
  2. Five Moons
  3. Money Lender
  4. Over The Hill
  5. Goodhand Liza
  6. Angel Manchenio