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In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Island” label released “The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys”, the fifth Traffic studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Winwood. In 1996, the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood– lead vocals, guitar, piano, organ
  • Jim Capaldi– lead vocals and backing vocals, percussion
  • Chris Wood– saxophone, flute
  • Ric Grech– bass, violin
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • Mike Kellie– drums
  • Brian Humphries – engineer
  • Tony Wright– cover art
  • Richard Polak – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hidden Treasure – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  2. The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  3. Light Up or Leave Me Alone – Jim Capaldi
  4. Rock & Roll Stew – Ric Grech, Jim Gordon
  5. Many a Mile to Freedom – Steve Winwood, Anna Capaldi
  6. Rainmaker – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi
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In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Elektra” label released “Anticipation”, the second Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Paul Samwell-Smith.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – acoustic guitar, guitar, piano, vocals
  • Paul Glanz – piano
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Del Newman – horn arrangements
  • Andy Newmark– percussion, drums
  • Jim Ryan – acoustic and electric guitar, bass, guitar, electric bass
  • John Ryan – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon; except where noted.

  1. Anticipation
  2. Legend in Your Own Time
  3. Our First Day Together
  4. The Girl You Think You See – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  5. Summer’s Coming Around Again – Carly Simon, Jimmy Ryan, Paul Glanz
  6. Share the End – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  7. The Garden – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  8. Three Days
  9. Julie Through the Glass
  10. I’ve Got to Have You – Kris Kristofferson

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Island” label released “Brain Capers”, the fourth Mott the Hoople album. It was recorded August – September 1971, at “island Studios” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens.

Personnel:

  • Verden Allen– keyboards, vocals
  • Dale “Buffin” Griffin– drums, vocals
  • Ian Hunter– guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Mick Ralphs– guitar, vocals
  • Pete Watts– bass, vocals
  • Jim Price– trumpet
  • Guy Stevens– piano
  • Andy Johns– engineer
  • Zal Schreiber – mastering
  • Richard Polak – photography

Track listing:

  1. Death May Be Your Santa Claus – Ian Hunter, Verden Allen
  2. Your Own Backyard – Dion DiMucci
  3. Darkness, Darkness – Jesse Colin Young
  4. The Journey – Ian Hunter
  5. Sweet Angeline – Ian Hunter
  6. Second Love – Verden Allen
  7. The Moon Upstairs – Ian Hunter, Mick Ralphs
  8. The Wheel of the Quivering Meat Conception – Ian Hunter, Guy Stevens

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Harvest” label released “Whatevershebringswesing”, the third Kevin Ayers album. It was recorded March – August 1971, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Andrew King.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers– vocals, guitar, bass
  • David Bedford– keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • Mike Oldfield– bass, guitar
  • Dave Dufort– drums
  • William Murray– percussion
  • Tony Carr – drums
  • Robert Wyatt– harmony vocals
  • Didier Malherbe– saxophone, flute
  • Gerry Fields – violin
  • Johnny Van Derek – violin
  • Bruce Malamut – flugelhorns, incidental brass, assistant engineer
  • Peter Mews, John Barrett – engineer
  • Adrian Boot – design
  • Adrian Lyne – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers except where noted.

  1. There is Loving/Among Us/There is Loving – “Among Us” – David Bedford
  2. Margaret
  3. Oh My
  4. Song from the Bottom of a Well
  5. Whatevershebringswesing
  6. Stranger in Blue Suede Shoes
  7. Champagne Cowboy Blues – Mike Oldfield
  8. Lullaby

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Island” label released “Bless the Weather”, the fifth John Martyn studio album. It was recorded in May 1971, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by John Martyn and John Woods.

Personnel:

  • John Martyn- vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Richard Thompson- guitar
  • Smiley De Jonnes – percussion
  • Beverley Martyn- guitar, vocals
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Tony Reeves- double bass, bass guitar
  • Ian Whiteman – keyboards
  • Roger Powell – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Martyn except where noted.

  1. Go Easy
  2. Bless the Weather
  3. Sugar Lump
  4. Walk to the Water
  5. Just Now
  6. Head and Heart
  7. Let the Good Things Come
  8. Back Down the River
  9. Glistening Glyndebourne
  10. Singin’ in the Rain – Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed

In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Threshold” label released “Medusa”, the second Trapeze studio album. It was recorded in 1970 at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by John Lodge.

Personnel:

  • Mel Galley– guitar, vocals
  • Glenn Hughes– bass, piano, vocals
  • Dave Holland– drums
  • Roger Quested – engineering
  • Pat Travers– illustration
  • David Rohl– photography

Track listing:

  1. Black Cloud – Mel Galley, Tom Galley
  2. Jury – Mel Galley, Tom Galley
  3. Your Love Is Alright – Mel Galley, Glenn Hughes, Dave Holland
  4. Touch My Life – Mel Galley, Tom Galley
  5. Seafull – Glenn Hughes
  6. Makes You Wanna Cry – Mel Galley, Tom Galley
  7. Medusa – Glenn Hughes

In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “Air Conditioning”, the debut Curved Air studio album. It was recorded in July 1969, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Mark Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Sonja Kristina– lead vocals
  • Darryl Way– violin, backing vocals
  • Francis Monkman– guitars, keyboards
  • Rob Martin – bass
  • Florian Pilkington-Miksa– drums

Track listing:

  1. It Happened Today – Francis Monkman, Sonja Kristina Linwood
  2. Stretch – Darryl Way, Francis Monkman
  3. Screw – Darryl Way, Sonja Kristina Linwood
  4. Blind Man – Darryl Way, Rob Martin
  5. Vivaldi – Darryl Way
  6. Hide and Seek – Darryl Way, Sonja Kristina Linwood
  7. Propositions – Francis Monkman
  8. Rob One – Rob Martin
  9. Situations – Darryl Way, Rob Martin
  10. Vivaldi (With Cannons) – Darryl Way, Francis Monkman