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In February 1972.

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In February 1972, “A&M” label released “Grave New World”, the fifth Strawbs album. It was recorded in November 1971, at “Morgan Studios”, “Island Studios” and “Landsdowne Studios”, and was produced by by Dave Cousins, Richard Hudson, John Ford, Blue Weaver, Tony Hooper, Gus Dudgeon and Tony Visconti. “Grave New World” was the first album to be released after the departure of Rick Wakeman, who left to join Yes. The album front cover was reproduction of William Blake’s Glad Day.

Personnel:

  • Dave Cousins– lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, dulcimer, recorder
  • Tony Hooper– lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, autoharp, tambourine
  • Blue Weaver– organ, piano, harmonium, mellotron, clavioline
  • John Ford– lead vocals, backing vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Richard Hudson– backing vocals, drums, sitar, tablas
  • Trevor Lucasand Anne Collins – backing vocals
  • Robert Kirby– arranger
  • Tony Visconti– arranger
  • Tom Allom– engineer
  • Martin Levan – assistant engineer
  • Frank Owen – engineer
  • John Mackswith– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Benedictus – Dave Cousins
  2. Hey Little Man … Thursday’s Child – Dave Cousins
  3. Queen of Dreams – Dave Cousins
  4. Heavy Disguise – John Ford
  5. New World – Dave Cousins
  6. Hey Little Man … Wednesday’s Child – Dave Cousins
  7. The Flower and the Young Man – Dave Cousins
  8. Tomorrow – Dave Cousins, Tony Hooper, John Ford, Blue Weaver, Richard Hudson
  9. On Growing Older – Dave Cousins
  10. Ah Me, Ah My – Tony Hooper
  11. Is It Today, Lord? – Richard Hudson
  12. The Journey’s End – Dave Cousins, Blue Weaver

 

On November 1, 1969.

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On November 1, 1969, “Bell Records” label released “A Way of Life”, the début The Family Dogg album. It was recorded April – May 1969 at “IBC Studios”; “Chappell Studios”; “Landsdowne Studios” in London and was produce by Steve Rowland. The album session group includes Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and John Bonham.

Personnel:

  • Steve Rowland– lead vocals, backing vocals, congas, producer
  • Albert Hammond– lead vocals, backing vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Mike Hazelwood– lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Christine Holmes – lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Pam “Zooey” Quinn – lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Page– electric guitars
  • John Paul Jones– bass guitar, arranger
  • Amory Kane – guitar, fills between every track
  • John Bonham– drums
  • Alan Parker– acoustic guitar
  • Alan “Hawk” Hawkshaw– piano, organ
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Stan Barrett – percussion
  • Denis Lopez – percussion
  • Phil Dennys – arranger
  • Reg Tilsey – arranger
  • Ken Woodman – arranger
  • Damon Lyon Shaw – engineer
  • John Iles – engineer
  • John Timperley– engineer
  • John Mackswith– engineer
  • Mike Weighell – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Julie’s Just Gone – Mark Jordan
  2. All the Best Songs and Marches -Terry Stamp
  3. In the Ghetto – Mac Davis
  4. Today I Killed a Man I Didn’t Know – Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway
  5. Pattern People – Jimmy Webb
  6. Save the Life of My Child – Paul Simon
  7. Love Minus Zero/No Limit – Bob Dylan
  8. Reflections ‘Of Your Face’ – Amory Kane
  9. Run Run Run Fly Fly Fly – Ben Findon
  10. Moonshine Mary – Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood
  11. You Were On My Mind – traditional; arranged by Armory Kane, Steve Rowland, Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood
  12. A Place in the Sun – Bryan Wells, Ronald Miller
  13. A Way of Life – Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway

 

On March 13, 1970.

Egg

On March 13, 1970, “Deram” label released the debut, self-titled album by Egg. The album was recorded in October 1969, at “Landsdowne Studios” and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Egg.

Personnel:

  • Dave Stewart- organ, piano, tone generator, mellotron
  • Mont Campbell- bass, vocals
  • Clive Brooks- drums

Track listing:

  1. Bulb – Peter Gallen
  2. While Growing My Hair – Clive Brooks,Mont Campbell and Dave Stewart
  3. I Will Be Absorbed – Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell and Dave Stewart
  4. Fugue in D Minor – Johann Sebastian Bach
  5. They Laughed When I Sat Down at the Piano… Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell, and Dave Stewart
  6. The Song of McGillicudie the Pusillanimous (Or Don’t Worry James, Your Socks Are Hanging in the Coal Cellar with Thomas) – Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell and Dave Stewart
  7. Boilk – Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell and Dave Stewart
  8. Symphony No. 2 – Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell and Dave Stewart
    • Movement 1
    • Movement 2
    • Blane
    • Movement 4