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On July 27, 1979.

On July 27, 1979, “Riva Records” label released “John Cougar”, the third John Mellencamp studio album. It was recorded in 1978 at “AIR Studios” in London, and in 1979, at “Criteria Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Ron Albert, Howard Albert and John Punter.

Personnel:

  • John Mellencamp – vocal, guitar
  • Larry Crane – guitars, backing vocals
  • Mike “Chief” Wanchic – guitars, backing vocals
  • Brian Bec Var – piano, keyboards
  • Robert “Ferd” Frank – bass
  • Tom Knowles – drums
  • Don Gehman – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mellencamp, except where noted.

  1. A Little Night Dancin’
  2. Small Paradise
  3. Miami
  4. Great Mid-West
  5. Do You Think That’s Fair
  6. I Need a Lover
  7. Welcome to Chinatown
  8. Sugar Marie
  9. Pray for Me – John Mellencamp, Brian Bec Var
  10. Taxi Dancer

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Chrysalis” label released the self-titled, debut Mick Abrahams album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Mick Abrahams – vocal, guitar, pedal steel guitar, steel guitar
  • Bob Sargeant – vocal, guitar, piano, organ
  • Walt Monaghan – vocals, bass guitar
  • Ritchie Dharma – drums, percussion, congas
  • John Punter – engineer
  • CCS Associates – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Abrahams, except where noted.

  1. Greyhound Bus
  2. Awake
  3. Winds of Change
  4. Why Do You Do Me This Way – Bob Sargeant
  5. Big Queen
  6. Not To Rearrange – Bob Sargeant
  7. Seasons

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Decca” label released “A Step Further”, the fourth Savoy Brown album. It was recorded in 1969 (track Savoy Brown Boogie was recorded live at “The Cooks Ferry Inn” in Edmonton, London, and was produced by Mike Vernon.

Personnel:

  • Chris Youlden – vocals
  • Kim Simmonds – guitar
  • Lonesome Dave – guitar
  • Bob Hall – piano
  • Tony Stevens – bass
  • Roger Earl – drums
  • Terry Noonan – arrangements
  • Mike Vernon – liner notes
  • Dave Grinsted – engineer
  • Colin Freeman, John Punter, Mike Mailes – assistant engineers
  • Terence Ibbott – photography

Track listing:

  1. Made Up My Mind – Chris Youlden
  2. Waiting in the Bamboo Grove – Kim Simmonds
  3. Life’s One Act Play – Chris Youlden
  4. I’m Tired – Chris Youlden
  5. Where Am I – Chris Youlden
  6. Savoy Brown Boogie – Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden

including:

  • Feel So Good – Chuck Willis
  • Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On – Sunny David, Dave Williams
  • Little Queenie – Chuck Berry
  • Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix
  • Hernando’s Hideaway – Richard Adler, Jerry Ross

In May 1970.

In May 1970, “Treshold” label released the self-titled, debut Trapeze album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Morgan Studios” and “Decca Studeios” in London, and was produced by John Lodge.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Hughes – lead vocals, bass, guitars, trombone
  • Mel Galley – guitars, bass, backing vocals
  • Terry Rowley – organ, piano, flute, guitars
  • Dave Holland – drums
  • John Jones – trumpet, co-lead vocals
  • Roger Quested – engineering
  • Chris Neal – engineering
  • Bill Price – engineering
  • John Punter – engineering
  • David Wedgbury – photography
  • Barry Wentzell – photography

Track listing:

  1. It’s Only a Dream – Mel Gailey
  2. The Giant’s Dead Hoorah – Glen Hughes
  3. Over – John Jones, Mel Gailey
  4. Nancy Gray – Glen Hughes
  5. Fairytale/Verily Verily/Fairytale – John Jones, Mel Gailey
  6. It’s My Life – John Jones, Mel Gailey
  7. Am O – Glen Hughes
  8. Suicide – John Jones, Mel Gailey
  9. Wings – Glen Hughes, Terry Rowley
  10.  Another Day – Mel Gailey, Glen Hughes, John Jones
  11. Send Me No More Letters – Terry Rowley
  12. It’s Only a Dream (reprise) – Mel Gailey

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “A&M” label released “From the Witchwood”, the fourth Strawbs album. It was recorded February – March 1971, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Visconti.

Personnel:

  • Dave Cousins– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, dulcimer, banjo, recorder
  • Tony Hooper– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, autoharp, tambourine
  • Rick Wakeman– piano, organ, celeste, mellotron, Moog synthesizer, clavinet, harpsichord
  • John Ford– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Richard Hudson– lead and backing vocals, drums, sitar
  • Bill Price– engineer
  • Alan Harris – engineer
  • John Punter– engineer
  • Chris Michie – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Cousins, except where noted.

  1. A Glimpse of Heaven
  2. Witchwood
  3. Thirty Days – John Ford
  4. Flight – Richard Hudson
  5. The Hangman and the Papist
  6. Sheep
  7. Cannon Dale – Richard Hudson
  8. The Shepherd’s Song
  9. In Amongst the Roses
  10. I’ll Carry On beside You

On June 11, 1971.

On June 11, 1971, “Chrysalis” label released “Broken Barricades”, the fifth Procol Harum studio album. It was recorded February – March 1971, at “AIR” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Gary Brooker– vocals, piano
  • Robin Trower– lead vocals, guitar
  • Chris Copping– bass, organ
  • J. Wilson– drums
  • John Punter– engineer
  • C.S. Associates – artwork, design
  • Pete Sanders – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Keith Reid, all music as noted.

  1. Simple Sister – Gary Brooker
  2. Broken Barricades – Gary Brooker
  3. Memorial Drive – Robin Trower
  4. Luskus Delph – Gary Brooker
  5. Power Failure – Gary Brooker
  6. Song for a Dreamer – Robin Trower
  7. Playmate of the Moon – Gary Brooker
  8. Poor Mohammed – Robin Trower

On December 20, 1979.

On December 20, 1979, “Hansa” label released (Japan, Canada and Germany) “Quiet Life”, the third Japan studio album. It was recorded in June 1979, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by John Punter, Simon Napier-Bell, David Sylvian, Rob Dean, Richard Barbieri, Mick Karn and Steve Jansen.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian– lead vocals, guitar
  • Rob Dean– guitar, backing vocals
  • Richard Barbieri– synthesizer, keyboards
  • Mick Karn– bass, saxophone, flute, backing vocals
  • Steve Jansen– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Ann Odell – orchestralarrangements
  • Martyn Ford– orchestral conduction
  • John Punter – engineering
  • Colin Fairley – engineering
  • Keith Bessey – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian, except where noted.

  1. Quiet Life
  2. Fall in Love With Me
  3. Despair
  4. In Vogue
  5. Halloween
  6. All Tomorrow’s Parties – Lou Reed
  7. Alien
  8. The Other Side of Life

 

On December 3, 1983.

On December 3, 1983, “RCA” label released “The Amazing Kamikaze Syndrome”,  the eleventh Slade studio album.It was recorded in 1983, at “Portland Studios” and  “Rak Studios”, and was produced by Jim Lea and John Punter.

Personnel:

  • Dave Hill – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Noddy Holder – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jim Lea – lead and backing vocals, bass, keyboards, guitars
  • Don Powell – drums, percussion, gongs
  • Andy Dummit– saxophone
  • Pete Drummond– announcements
  • Andy Miller, Dave Garland, Mike Nocito, Pete Schwier – engineer
  • Andrew Christian – art direction
  • Shoot That Tiger! – design
  • Phil Davis – set designer
  • John Shaw – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Noddy Holder and Jim Lea.

  1. Slam the Hammer Down
  2. In the Doghouse
  3. Run Runaway
  4. High and Dry
  5. My Oh My
  6. Cocky Rock Boys (Rule O.K.)
  7. Ready to Explode
  8. (And Now the Waltz) C’est La Vie
  9. Cheap ‘n’ Nasty Luv
  10. Razzle Dazzle Man

In October 1969.

In October 1969, “Deram” label released “The Battle of North West Six”, the second Keef Hartley Band album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Keef Hartley– drums, percussion
  • Miller Anderson– vocals, guitars
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet, flugelhorn, violin, brass arrangements
  • Jim Jewell, Chris Mercer– tenor saxophone
  • Gary Thain– bass guitar
  • “Spit James” (Ian Cruickshank) – guitar
  • Mick Weaver– organ, piano, percussion
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • Harry Beckett– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Lyn Dobson– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Barbara Thompson– baritone saxophone, flute
  • Ray Warleigh– flute
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Derek Varnals – recording engineer
  • Adrian Martins, John Punter– assistant engineer
  • Art Wood– artwork
  • Richard Sacks – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Dansette Kid / Hartley Jam for Bread – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  2. Don’t Give Up – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  3. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  4. Hickory – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  5. Don’t Be Afraid – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Peter Dines, Gary Thain
  6. Not Foolish, Not Wise – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  7. Waiting Around – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  8. Tadpole – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  9. Poor Mabel (You’re Just Like Me) – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  10. Believe In You – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain

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