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In November 1973.

In November 1973, “Mooncrest” label released “Loud ‘n’ Proud”, the fourth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- lead vocals
  • Darrell Sweet- percussion, drums, backing vocals
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, Fuzz bass, backing vocals
  • Manny Charlton(Manuel Charlton) – lead, slide and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Roger Glover- bass guitar, percussion
  • Mike Brown, Robert M. Corich – remastering
  • Geoff Emerick, Bob Harper, John Mills – engineers
  • Dave Field – sleeve

Track listing:

All lyrics by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet, except otherwise noted.

  1. Go Down Fighting
  2. Not Faking It
  3. Turn On Your Receiver
  4. Teenage Nervous Breakdown – Lowell George
  5. Free Wheeler
  6. This Flight Tonight – Joni Mitchell
  7. Child in the Sun
  8. The Ballad of Hollis Brown – Bob Dylan
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On October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released the debut, self-titled Stealers Wheel album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The cover painting was by John Patrick Byrne.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty- guitar, lead vocals
  • Joe Egan- keyboards, lead vocals
  • Paul Pilnick – lead guitar
  • Tony Williams- bass
  • Rod Coombes– drums
  • Geoff Emerick, John Mills – engineering

Track listing:

  1. Late Again – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  2. Stuck in the Middle With You – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  3. Another Morning – Joe Egan
  4. I Get By – Joe Egan
  5. Outside Looking In – Gerry Rafferty
  6. Johnny’s Song – Gerry Rafferty
  7. Net to Me – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  8. José – Joe Egan
  9. Gets So Lonely – Joe Egan
  10. You Put Something Better Inside Me – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “MCA” label released “Blue and Gray”, the fifteenth Poco album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Mike Flicker.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton- guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young- steel guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Charlie Harrison- bass, vocals
  • Steve Chapman – drums
  • Kim Bullard– keyboards, vocals
  • Clydie King, Denise DeCaro, Venetta Fields– backing vocals
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Recording Engineer: Dave Marquette, John Mills, Joe Chiccarelli with Mitch Gibson

Track listing:

  1. Glorybound – Rusty Young
  2. Blue and Gray – Rusty Young
  3. Streets of Paradise – Paul Cotton
  4. The Writing on the Wall – Rusty Young
  5. Down on the River Again – Paul Cotton
  6. Please Wait for Me – Paul Cotton
  7. Widowmaker – Rusty Young
  8. Here Comes That Girl Again – Rusty Young
  9. Sometimes (We Are All We Got) – Paul Cotton
  10. The Land of Glory – Rusty Young

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Epic” label released “Wired”, the third Jeff Beck solo album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, and was produced by George Martin, Chris Bond and Jan Hammer. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Beck– guitars
  • Max Middleton– clavinet, Fender Rhodes
  • Jan Hammer– synthesizer, drums
  • Wilbur Bascomb– bass
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, piano
  • Richard Bailey – drums
  • Ed Greene– second drum kit
  • Pete Henderson, Dennis McKay, John Mills, John Arias –engineers
  • Geoff Emerick– mixing engineer

Track listing:

  1. Led Boots – Max Middleton
  2. Come Dancing – Narada Michael Walden
  3. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Charles MIngus
  4. Head for Backstage Pass – Wilbur Bascomb,Andy Clark
  5. Blue Wind – Jan Hammer
  6. Sophie – Narada Michael Walden
  7. Play With Me – Narada Michael Walden
  8. Love Is Green – Narada Michael Walden

On March 16, 2004.

 

David Byrne Grown Backwards

On March 16, 2004, “Nonesuch” label released “Grown Backwards” album by David Byrne. It was recorded in 2003, at  “Kampo Studios”, “Loveshack Studio”, “Avatar”, “Skyline”, “RPM Studio”, “Sound on Sound” in New York, “Tequila Mockingbird” in Austin, “CaVa Sound Workshops” in Glasgow, “Cheeba Central” in London, and was produced by David Byrne and Patrick Dillett.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne –vocals, nylon-string guitar, electric guitar, dobro. Rhodes, programming
  • David Hilliard– hi-hat
  • Mauro Refosco– marimba, percussion
  • Jane Scarpantoni– cello
  • Elaine Barber– harp
  • Paul Frazier– bass guitar
  • Mike Maddox– accordion
  • Freddie Mendoza– trombone, euphonium
  • John Mills– clarinet, bass clarinet, flute
  • The Tosca Strings:
  • Ames Asbell– viola
  • Jamie Desautels– violin
  • Douglas Harvey –cello
  • Leigh Mahoney– violin
  • Sara Nelson– cello
  • Tracy Seeger– violin
  • Stephen Barber– prepared piano
  • Tom Burritt– marimba, tympani
  • Pamelia Kurstin– theremin
  • Rufus Wainwright– vocals
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Alex Foster– tenor saxophone
  • Earl Gardner– trumpet
  • Vincent Herring– alto saxophone
  • Karen Mantler– organ
  • Keith O’Quinn– trombone
  • Bob Routch– French horn
  • Gary Smulyan– baritone saxophone
  • Lew Soloff– trumpet
  • Bob Stewart– tuba
  • Steve Swallow– bass guitar
  • Lisa Aferiat– violin
  • Georgia Boyd– viola
  • Barry Burns– spacey guitar, Rhodes
  • Donald Gillan– cello
  • Robert Irvine– cello
  • Greg Lawson– violin
  • Una McGlone– bass
  • Johnny Quinn– drum kit
  • Fiona Stephen– violin
  • Joe Cooper– percussion
  • Paul Godfrey– sequencing
  • Ross Godfrey– keyboards
  • Andy Waterworth– bass guitar
  • Jon Blondell– trombone
  • Steve Williams– drum kit
  • Jon Spurney – keyboards
  • Kenny Wollesen– drum kit
  • Jon Blondell – trombone
  • Kenny Wollesen – drum kit
  • Alan Ford– vacuum cleaner
  • Pamelia Kurstin –theremin
  • David Creswell– viola
  • Katherine Fong– violin
  • Soo Hyun Kwon– violin
  • Dawn Hannay– viola
  • Philip Myers– French horn
  • Mark Nuccio– clarinet
  • Sandra Park– violin
  • John Patitucci– bass guitar
  • Alan Stepansky– cellos
  • Jeremy Turner– cellos
  • Jon Vercesi– Rhodes
  • Shelly Woodworth– oboe, English horn
  • Sharon Yamada– violin
  • Patrick Dillett– background vocals

Track listing,

All tracks by David Byrne, except where noted.

  1. Glass, Concrete & Stone
  2. The Man Who Loved Beer – Donald Charles Bookand Kurt Wagner
  3. Au fond du Temple Saint Georges Bizet,Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré
  4. Empire
  5. Tiny Apocalypse
  6. She Only Sleeps
  7. Dialog Box
  8. The Other Side of this Life
  9. Why
  10. Pirates
  11. Civilization
  12. Astronaut
  13. Glad
  14. Un Dì, Felice, Eterea – Giuseppe Verdi
  15. Lazy – David Byrne/X-Press 2