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In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Short Cut Draw Blood”, the third Jim Capaldi studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Smith, Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Jim Capaldi- vocals, drums, percussion, drum machine
  • Jess Roden – guitar
  • Paul Kossoff – guitar
  • Chris Spedding – guitar
  • Pete Carr – guitar
  • Ray Allen – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Winwood- guitar, organ, piano, bass, Mellotron, harpsichord
  • Chris Wood- flute
  • Remi Kabaka– drums, percussion
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick- piano, clavinet
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Rosko Gee – bass
  • Jean Roussel – piano
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitar, horn arrangements
  • Peter Yarrow- acoustic guitar
  • Barry Beckett- piano, organ
  • Rico Rodriguez – trombone
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, spoons
  • Muscle Shoals Horns- horns
  • Harry Robinson – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Goodbye Love
  2. It’s All Up to You
  3. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers
  5. Short Cut Draw Blood
  6. Living on a Marble
  7. Boy With A Problem
  8. Keep On Trying
  9. Seagull
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In October 1980.

In October 1980, “Island” label released “Grace and Danger”, the tenth John Martyn studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Martin Levan.

Personnel:

  • John Martyn– vocals, guitar
  • Tommy Eyre- keyboards, synthesizers
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Phil Collins- drums, backing vocals
  • Dave Lawson – additional synthesizers
  • Mark Freegard- assistant engineer
  • Bruno Tilley – design
  • Sandy Porter – photography

Track lsiting:

All tracks by John Martyn except where noted.

  1. Some People Are Crazy
  2. Grace and Danger
  3. Lookin’ On
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers: Winston Bailey, Hylton Beckford, Derrick Crooks, Delroy Wilson; additional lyrics by John Martyn
  5. Sweet Little Mystery
  6. Hurt In Your Heart
  7. Baby Please Come Home
  8. Save Some (For Me)
  9. Our Love – John Martyn, Beverley Martyn