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