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In May 1971.

In May 1971, “Track” label released “Smash Your Head Against the Wall”, the debut John Entwistle solo album. It was recorded November 1970 – January 1971, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Entwistle. It was the first solo album by any Who member.


  • John Entwistle– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar,  brass,  percussion, piano, keyboards, organ, flugelhorn, cover art concept
  • Neil Innes– percussion, backing vocals
  • Dave “Cyrano” Langston – electricand acoustic guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Keith Moon– percussion, backing vocals
  • Greg Ridley– bass
  • Jerry Shirley– drums, percussion
  • Vivian Stanshall– percussion
  • Graham Hughes – cover art concept, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Entwistle.

  1. My Size
  2. Pick Me Up (Big Chicken)
  3. What Are We Doing Here?
  4. What Kind of People Are They?
  5. Heaven and Hell
  6. Ted End
  7. You’re Mine
  8. 29 (Eternal Youth)
  9. I Believe in Everything

In March 1975.

In March 1975, “MCA” label released “Two Sides of the Moon”, the only Keith Moon. solo album. It was recorded August-December 1974, at “record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Keith Moon, Mal Evans, Skip Taylor, John Stronach and Steve Cropper.


  • Keith Moon, Ringo Starr, Gerald Garrett, Jim Gilstrap, Ira Hawkins, Ron Hicklin, Augie Johnson, Howard Kaylan, Clydie King, Dennis Larden, Gregory Matta, Sherlie Matthews, Ricky Nelson, Harry Nilsson, Irma Routen, Julia Tillman Waters, Mark Volman, Jay DeWitt White, Andrea Wills, Carolyn Wills, David Bowie – vocals
  • Joe Walsh, John Sebastian, Jesse Ed Davis, Ronnie Wood, Spencer Davis, Mike Condello, Beau Guss, Paul Lenart, Patti Quatro, Al Staehely, John Staehely, Skip Edwards, Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar – guitars.
  • Klaus Voormann, David Birkett, Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar, Ronnie Wood, Jean Millington, Jimmie Randall, Paul Stallworth – bass guitar
  • Jay Ferguson, Blair Aaronson, Nickey Barclay, Skip Edwards, David Foster, Norman Kurban – piano, keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Keith Moon, Ringo Starr, Kenney Jones, Jim Keltner, Cam Davis, Miguel Ferrer, Ron Grinel, James Ed Haymer, Mickey McGee, Curly Smith – drums, percussion
  • Joe Walsh, Blair Aaronson – synthesizers
  • Steve Douglas, Ollie Mitchell – horns
  • Bobby Keys – saxophones

Track listing:

  1. Crazy Like A Fox – Al Staehely
  2. Solid Gold – Nickey Barclay
  3. Don’t Worry Baby – Brian Wilson, Roger Christian
  4. One Night Stand – Dennis Larden
  5. The Kids Are Alright – Pete Townshend
  6. Move Over Ms. L – John Lennon
  7. Teen Age Idol – Jack Lewis
  8. Back Door Sally – John Marascalco
  9. In My Life – John Lennon-Paul McCartney
  10. Together – Harry Nilsson, Keith Moon, Richard Starkey


On December 2, 2014.


On December 2, 2014, Robert Henry “Bobby” Keys died aged 70. Being saxophonist he has recorded and performed with many famous musicians and bands, among them: The Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker, George Harrison, John Lennon, Keith Richards, Ringo Starr, Ronnie Wood, B.B. King, Barbra Streisand, Carly Simon, Chuck Berry, Delaney, Bonnie, Donovan, Dr. John, Eric Clapton, Faces, Harry Nilsson, Warren Zevon, Humble Pie, Joe Ely, John Hiatt, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Keith Moon, Leo Sayer, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Paul McCartney, Marvin Gaye, Sheryl Crow, Yoko Ono, Jim Carroll and Graham Nash.

On June 12, 1972.

Some time in New York City

On June 12, 1972, “Apple” label released “Some Time in New York City”, album by John Lennon & Yoko Ono and Plastic Ono Band. The double album features studio recordings and the live album “Live Jam”. “Some Time in New York City” is Lennon’s third post-Beatles solo album and fifth one with Yoko Ono. It was recorded on:

  • Studio – December 1971 – 20 March 1972
  • Live – 15 December 1969, at “Lyceum Ballroom” in London, and 6 June 1971, at “Fillmore East” in New York City

The album was produced by Phil Spector, Yoko Ono and John Lennon.


  • John Lennon– guitars, vocals
  • Yoko Ono– vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums, percussion
  • Elephant’s Memory:
    • Stan Bronstein – saxophone, flute
    • Wayne ‘Tex’ Gabriel – guitar
    • Richard Frank Jr. – drums, percussion
    • Adam Ippolito – piano, organ
    • John La Boosca – piano
    • Gary Van Scyoc – bass guitar

Live Jam

15 December 1969

  • John Lennon – guitar, vocal
  • Yoko Ono – bag, vocal

For everyone except himself and Ono, Lennon made up pseudonyms:

  • Eric Clapton(‘Derek Claptoe’) – guitar
  • Delaney & Bonnie(‘Bilanie & Donnie’) – guitar, percussion (and friends, brass, percussion)
  • Jim Gordon(‘Jim Bordom’) – drums
  • George Harrison(‘George Harrisong’) – guitar
  • Nicky Hopkins(‘Sticky Topkins’) – electric piano
  • Bobby Keyes(‘Robbie Knees’) – sax
  • Keith Moon(‘Kief Spoon’) – drums
  • Billy Preston(‘Billy Presstud’) – organ
  • Klaus Voormann(‘Raus Doorman’) – bass
  • Alan White(‘Dallas White’) – drums


  • Jim Price– trumpet

6 June 1971

  • John Lennon – guitar, vocals
  • Yoko Ono – bag, vocals
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Bob Harris – keyboards, vocals
  • Howard Kaylan– vocals
  • Jim Pons– bass guitar, vocals
  • Don Preston– Mini-Moog
  • Ian Underwood– keyboard, vocals, woodwinds
  • Mark Volman– vocals
  • Klaus Voormann– bass guitar, vocals
  • Frank Zappa– guitar, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, except where noted.

Side one

  1. Woman Is the Nigger of the World
  2. Sisters, O Sisters – Yoko Ono
  3. Attica State
  4. Born in a Prison – Yoko Ono
  5. New York City – John Lennon

Side two

  1. Sunday Bloody Sunday
  2. The Luck of the Irish
  3. John Sinclair – John Lennon
  4. Angela
  5. We’re All Water – Yoko Ono

Side three

Performed live at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, England on 15 December 1969, for a UNICEF charity concert

  1. Cold Turkey – John Lennon
  2. Don’t Worry Kyoko – Yoko Ono

Side four

Recorded live at the Fillmore East in New York City with Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention on 6 June 1971

  1. Well (Baby Please Don’t Go) – Walter Ward
  2. Jamrag
  3. Scumbag – John Lennon / Yoko Ono / Frank Zappa
  4. Au

On April 30, 1971.

Smiling Men

On April 30, 1971, “Island” label released “Smiling Men with Bad Reputations”, the debut Mike Heron solo album. It was recorded December 1970, at “Sound Techniques” in Chelsea, London, and was produced by Joy Boyd.


  • Mike Heron – guitar, keyboards
  • John Cale- bass, guitar, vocals, harmonium, piano, viola
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Tony Cox – VCS3 synthesizer
  • Pat Donaldson- Bass
  • Strangely Strange- backing vocals
  • Ronnie Lane- bass
  • Sue Glover- vocals
  • Mike Kowalski – drums
  • Malcolm Le Maistre- clarinet
  • Sunny Leslie- vocals
  • Dave Mattacks- drums
  • Keith Moon- drums
  • Simon Nicol- guitar
  • Dave Pegg- bass
  • Dudu Pukwana- saxophone, piano
  • Rose Simpson- bass
  • Liza Strike – vocals
  • Richard Thompson- guitar
  • Pete Townshend- guitar
  • Heather Wood – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Heron.

  1. Call Me Diamond
  2. Flowers of the Forest
  3. Audrey
  4. Brindaban
  5. Feast of Stephen
  6. Spirit Beautiful
  7. Warm Heart Pastry
  8. Beautiful Stranger
  9. No Turning Back

On February 14, 1974.


On February 14, 1974, “Harvest” label released “Valentine”, the seventh Roy Harper album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Peter Jenner and  Roy Harper. The album cover painting was by Joe Petagno whilst working for Hipgnosis


  • Roy Harper– guitar, vocals
  • David Bedford- orchestral arrangements
  • Steve Broughton -percussion
  • Pete Sears- electric bass
  • Mike Gibbs -brass arrangement
  • Ronnie Lane- electric bass
  • Keith Moon- percussion
  • Jimmy Page- electric guitar
  • Max Middleton- piano
  • Marty Simon – percussion
  • Tim Walker – guitar
  • Ian Anderson– flute on

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper

  1. Forbidden Fruit
  2. Male Chauvinist Pig Blues
  3. I’ll See You Again
  4. Twelve Hours Of Sunset
  5. Acapulco Gold
  6. Commune
  7. Magic Woman (Liberation Reshuffle)
  8. Che
  9. North Country
  10. Forever

On December 15, 1967.


On December 15, 1967, “Track records” released “The Who Sell Out”, the third Who studio album.  It was recorded May – November 1967, at the “Talentmasters Studios” in New York, “IBC Studios”, “Pye Studios”, “De Lane Lea Studios”, “CBS Studios”, and “Kingsway Studios” in London, and in “Gold Star Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Kit Lambert.


  • Roger Daltrey– lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • John Entwistle– bass guitar, backing and lead vocals, horns, sound effectsSpeedy Keen,
  • Pete Townshend– guitar, backing and lead vocals, keyboards, pennywhistle, banjo, sonovox
  • Keith Moon– drums, backing vocals, percussion, sound effects, lead vocals
  • Al Kooper– keyboards, organ

Track listing:

All tracks by by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. Armenia City in the Sky – Speedy Keen
  2. Heinz Baked Beans – John Entwistle
  3. Mary Anne with the Shaky Hand
  4. Odorono
  5. Tattoo
  6. Our Love Was, Is
  7. I Can See for Miles
  8. Can’t Reach You
  9. Medac
  10. Relax
  11. Silas Stingy – John Entwistle
  12. Sunrise
  13. Rael (1 and 2)