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In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Windfall“label released “Whatever Turns You On”, the second and final West, Bruce and Laing studio album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Andy Johns, Leslie West, Jack Bruce and Corky Laing.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West – guitar; vocals
  • Jack Bruce – bass; vocals
  • Corky Laing – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Leslie West, Jack Bruce and Corky Laing, except where noted.

  1. Backfire –Jack Bruce, Pete Brown, Leslie West, Corky Laing
  2. Token
  3. Sifting Sand
  4. November Song – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown, Leslie West, Corky Laing
  5. Rock ‘n’ Roll Machine
  6. Scotch Crotch –Jack Bruce, Pete Brown, Leslie West, Corky Laing
  7. Slow Blues
  8. Dirty Shoes
  9. Like a Plate – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown, Leslie West, Corky Laing
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In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Track” label released “Moontan”, the ninth Golden Earring album.  It was recorded in 1973, and was recorded by George Kooymans, Rinus Gerritsen, Barry Hay, Cesar Zuiderwijk, Eelco Gelling and Bertus Borgers. Magazine “Oor” voted “Moontan” the best Dutch pop album ever. In the “Q” & Mojo Classic Special Edition Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock”, was ranked at number 32 in its list of “40 Cosmic Rock Albums”.

Personnel:

  • George Kooymans— guitar, vocals, arranger
  • Rinus Gerritsen— bass, keyboards, arranger
  • Barry Hay— flute, vocals, arranger
  • Cesar Zuiderwijk— drums, arranger
  • Eelco Gelling— guitar, arranger
  • Bertus Borgers— saxophone, arranger
  • Patricia Paay— vocals
  • Executive Producer: Fred Haayen
  • Engineer: Pieter Nieboer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Hay and George Kooymans except where noted.

  1. Candy’s Going Bad
  2. Are You Receiving Me – John Fenton, Barry Hay, George Kooymans
  3. Suzy Lunacy (Mental Rock)
  4. Radar Love
  5. Just Like Vince Taylor
  6. Vanilla Queen

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Wooden Nickel Records” released “Styx II”, the second Styx album. It was recorded 1972 – 1973, at “Paragon Recording Studios” and  “St. James Cathedral” in Chicago, and was produced by John Ryan.

Personnel:

  • Dennis DeYoung– keyboards, vocals
  • James Young– guitar, vocals
  • John Curulewski– guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Chuck Panozzo– bass
  • John Panozzo– drums
  • Executive producer: Bill Traut
  • Engineers: Marty Feldman, Barry Mraz

Track listing:

Side “Heads”

  1. You Need Love – Dennis DeYoung
  2. Lady – Dennis DeYoung
  3. A Day – John Curulewski
  4. You Better Ask – John Curulewski

Side “Tails”

  1. Little Fugue in G – Johan Sebastian Bach
  2. Father O.S.A. – Dennis DeYoung
  3. Earl of Roseland – Dennis DeYoung
  4. I’m Gonna Make You Feel It – Dennis DeYoung

 

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “20th Century” label released “The Morning After”, the debut Maureen McGovern album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Carl Maduri.

Personnel:

  • Maureen McGovern – vocals
  • Bob Fraser – guitars
  • Bill Severance – drums, percussion
  • Arranged by Joe Hudson, Michel Rubini, Gene Page, Gary Kekel, Bob Hill
  • Conducted by Joe Hudson, Bob Hill
  • Engineered and mixed by Arnie Rosenberg

Track listing:

  1. The Morning After (Song from The Poseidon Adventure)- Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn
  2. I Won’t Last a Day Without You – Paul Williams, Roger Nichols
  3. And This I Find Is Beautiful – Mack David, Larry Weiss
  4. Midnight Storm – Maureen McGovern, Jimmy Kennedy
  5. It Might as Well Stay Monday (From Now On) – Bodie Chandler
  6. If I Wrote You a Song – Maureen McGovern, Jimmy Kennedy
  7. Don’t Try to Close a Rose – Ginger Greco
  8. Darlene – Jonathan Cane
  9. Can’t You Hear the Song – Chris Arnold, David Martin, Geoff Morrow
  10. Until It’s Time for You to Go – Buffy Sainte-Marie

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “ABC” label released “Countdown to Ecstasy”, the second Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gary Katz. The cover painting was by Dorothy White.

Personnel:

  • Donald Fagen– acoustic and electric pianos, synthesizer, lead vocals
  • Walter Becker– electric bass, harmonica, background vocals
  • Denny Dias– electric guitar, mixing
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– electric and pedal steel guitars
  • Jim Hodder– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Ray Brown– string bass
  • Ben Benay– acoustic guitar
  • Rick Derringer– slide guitar
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone, marimba, percussion
  • Ernie Watts, Johnny Rotella, Lanny Morgan, Bill Perkins– saxophones
  • Sherlie Matthews, Myrna Matthews, Patricia Hall, David Palmer, James Rolleston, Michael Fennelly– background vocals
  • Engineer: Roger Nichols
  • Assistant engineer: Miss Natalie
  • Album design: Dotty of Hollywood
  • Photography: Ed Caraeff

Track listing:

All tracks by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

  1. Bodhisattva
  2. Razor Boy
  3. The Boston Rag
  4. Your Gold Teeth
  5. Show Biz Kids
  6. My Old School
  7. Pearl of the Quarter
  8. King of the World

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “UK” label released the debut, self-titled 10cc album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Strawberry Studios” in Stockpot, and was produced by Eric Stewart, Lol Crème, Graham Gouldman and Kevin Godley.

Personnel:

  • Eric Stewart– lead electric guitar, slide guitar, Moog synthesizer, vocals
  • Lol Creme– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, grand piano, synthesizer, Mellotron, percussion, vocals
  • Graham Gouldman– bass, acoustic guitar, Dobro guitar, electric guitar, tambourine, vocals
  • Kevin Godley– drums, percussion, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Johnny, Don’t Do It – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman
  2. Sand in My Face – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman
  3. Donna – Kevin Godley, Lol Crème
  4. The Dean and I – Kevin Godley, Lol Crème
  5. Headline Hustler – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  6. Speed Kills – Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman
  7. Rubber Bullets – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman
  8. The Hospital Song – Kevin Godley, Lol Crème
  9. Ships Don’t Disappear in the Night (Do They?) – Kevin Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  10. Fresh Air for My Mama – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Eric Stewart

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “RCA” label released “Berlin” the third Lou Reed solo album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Morgan Studios” in London, “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Ezrin. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Berlin” at number 344 on its list the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Bob Ezrin– piano, mellotron, arrangement
  • Steve Hunter– electric guitar
  • Dick Wagner– electric guitar, background vocals
  • Jack Bruce– bass
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Steve Winwood– organ, harmonium
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • J. Wilson– drums
  • Allan Macmillan – piano
  • Gene Martynec– acoustic guitar, synthesizer, vocal arrangement, bass
  • Jon Pierson – bass trombone
  • Blue Weaver– piano
  • Steve Hyden, Elizabeth March, Lou Reed, Dick Wagner – choir
  • Jim Reeves – engineer
  • Allan Macmillan – arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed.

  1. Berlin
  2. Lady Day
  3. Men of Good Fortune
  4. Caroline Says I
  5. How Do You Think It Feels
  6. Oh, Jim
  7. Caroline Says II
  8. The Kids
  9. The Bed
  10. Sad Song