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In April 1977.

In April 1977, “Island” label released “Izitso”, the tenth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded September 1976 – March 1977, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama;“Sound 80 Studios” in Minneapolis; “Ardent Studios” in  Memphis, Tennessee; “Le Studio”, “Morin Heights” in Quebec, Canada;  “Sweet Silence Studios” in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was produced by Cat Stevens
and David Kershenbaum.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– electric and acoustic guitars, steel guitar, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki, keyboards, piano, celesta, harpsichord, Wurlitzer electric piano, Fender Rhodes, Polymoog, Moog synthesizer, Minimoog, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP 2600, Yamaha CS-80, Yamaha GX-1, Yamaha  EA5R  electronic organ, music sequencer,[5] drums, percussion, harmonica,  brass,  arrangements, vocals, programming, illustrations, cover design
  • Jean Roussel– Hammond organ, piano, organ, synthesizer, ARP String Synthesizer, Yamaha CS-80, keyboards, flute, glockenspiel, vibraphone, string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • David Campbell– string and brass arrangements
  • Chick Corea– electric piano, keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– piano, electric piano, organ, keyboards
  • Tim Henson– acoustic piano, piano, organ, keyboards
  • Little Brother Montgomery– ARP 2600
  • Broderick Smith– harmonica
  • Marjorie Lagerwall– harp
  • Ray Gomez– guitar
  • Pete Carr– electric and acoustic guitar, steel guitar, ovation guitar, Epiphone Casino, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki
  • Jim Johnson– rhythm guitar
  • Weldon Myrick– steel guitar
  • Reggie Young– electric guitar
  • Bruce Lynch– double bass, electbass, bass synthesizer
  • David Hood– double bass, bass, bass synthesizer
  • Andy Newmark– drums, percussion
  • Bill Berg– drums, percussion
  • Barry Morgan– drums, percussion
  • Roger Hawkins– drums, percussion
  • Elkie Brooks– vocals on
  • Suzanne Lynch– backing vocals
  • Carla Benson– backing vocals
  • Evette Benton– backing vocals
  • Barbara Ingram– backing vocals
  • Gene Page– string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • Engineers – Harvey Goldberg, Mike Stavros, Ian Boughey, Nigel Walker, Flemming Rasmussen, Tom Jung, Paul Martinson, Nick Blagona, Mike Ross, Freddy Hansson, Steve Brandon, Jerry Masters, Gene Eichelberger, Dee Robb, John Kelly, Ken Frieson
  • Mastering – Ted Jensen, Bernie Grundman
  • Mixing – Claude Dupras
  • Design – Mathieu Bitton
  • Programming – Cat Stevens, Claude Dupras
  • Supervisor – Bill Levenson
  • Cover Designs – Eckford Stimpson
  • Photography – Moshe Brakha
  • Coordinator – Beth Stempel

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens, except where noted.

  1. (Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard
  2. Life
  3. Killin’ Time
  4. Kypros
  5. Bonfire
  6. (I Never Wanted) To Be a Star
  7. Crazy
  8. Sweet Jamaica
  9. Was Dog a Doughnut?- Cat Stevens, Bruce Lynch, Jean Roussel
  10. Child for a Day – Paul Travis, David Gordon
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In March 1971.

In March 1971, “A&M” label released “Rock On”, the fourth Humble Pie studio album. It was recorded in January 1971, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns, Steve Marriott, Peter Frampton, Greg Ridley and Jerry Shirley. “Rock On” was the last album to feature Peter Frampton as member of the band.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitar, lead and backing vocals, keyboards, organ, harmonica
  • Peter Frampton- lead and backing vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Greg Ridley- lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Jerry Shirley- drums, piano
  • Alexis Korner- backing vocals
  • Bobby Keyes- saxophone
  • J. Cole- pedal steel guitar
  • Soul Sisters :

P.P. Arnold – chorus

Claudia Lennear – chorus

Doris Troy – chorus

  • Glyn Johns – recording, mixing
  • Andrew Johns – recording
  • John Kelly – album cover design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Shine On – Peter Frampton
  2. Sour Grain – Peter Frampton, Steve Marriott
  3. 79th and Sunset – Steve Marriott
  4. Stone Cold Fever – Greg Ridley, Steve Marriott, Jerry Shirley, Frampton
  5. Rollin’ Stone – Muddy Waters
  6. A Song for Jenny – Steve Marriott
  7. The Light – Peter Frampton
  8. Big George – Greg Ridley
  9. Strange Days – music by Steve Marriot, Peter Frampton, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, lyrics by Steve Marriott
  10. Red Neck Jump – Steve Marriott

 

On June 26, 1970.

Fire and water

On June 26, 1970, “Island” label released “Fire and Water”, the third Free studio  album. It was recorded January – June 1970, at “Trident Studios” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Free and John Kelly. The album featured “All Right Now”, band’s landmark song.

Personnel:

  • Paul Rodgers– vocals
  • Paul Kossoff– guitars
  • Andy Fraser– bass guitar, piano
  • Simon Kirke– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Fraser and Paul Rodgers, except where noted.

  1. Fire and Water
  2. Oh I Wept – Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff
  3. Remember
  4. Heavy Load
  5. Big – Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke, Paul Kossof
  6. Don’t Say You Love Me
  7. All Right Now