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In October 1968.

In October 1969, “Deram” label released “The Battle of North West Six”, the second Keef Hartley Band album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Keef Hartley– drums, percussion
  • Miller Anderson– vocals, guitars
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet, flugelhorn, violin, brass arrangements
  • Jim Jewell, Chris Mercer– tenor saxophone
  • Gary Thain– bass guitar
  • “Spit James” (Ian Cruickshank) – guitar
  • Mick Weaver– organ, piano, percussion
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • Harry Beckett– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Lyn Dobson– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Barbara Thompson– baritone saxophone, flute
  • Ray Warleigh– flute
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Derek Varnals – recording engineer
  • Adrian Martins, John Punter– assistant engineer
  • Art Wood– artwork
  • Richard Sacks – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Dansette Kid / Hartley Jam for Bread – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  2. Don’t Give Up – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  3. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  4. Hickory – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  5. Don’t Be Afraid – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Peter Dines, Gary Thain
  6. Not Foolish, Not Wise – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  7. Waiting Around – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  8. Tadpole – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  9. Poor Mabel (You’re Just Like Me) – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  10. Believe In You – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
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In August 1969.

In August 1969, “Immediate” label released “As Safe as Yesterday Is”, the debut Humble Pie album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Andy Johns.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott– vocals, second vocals, guitar, slide guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica, organ, goofs, tablas, piano
  • Peter Frampton- vocals, backvocals, guitar, slide guitar, organ, tabla, bass tablas, piano
  • Greg Ridley- bass, vocals, happy noise, percussion, skins
  • Jerry Shirley- drums, grins and explosions, percussion, tablas, harpsichord, big ones, piano, lead thumbs
  • Lyn Dobson- flute, sitar

Track listing:

  1. Desperation – John Kay
  2. Stick Shift – Peter Frampton
  3. Buttermilk Boy – Steve Marriott
  4. Growing Closer – Ian McLagan
  5. As Safe as Yesterday Is – Peter Frampton, Steve Marriott
  6. Bang! – Steve Marriott
  7. Alabama ’69 – Steve Marriott
  8. I’ll Go Alone – Steve Frampton
  9. A Nifty Little Number Like You – Steve Marriott
  10. What You Will – Steve Marriott

On June 6, 1970.

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On June 6, 1970, “CBS” label released “Third”, the third Soft Machine studio album. It was recorded April – May 1970 at “IBC” in London, “Facelift” was recorded live in Croydon and Birmingham, January 1970, and was produced by Mike Ratledge, Hugh Hopper, Robert Wyatt and Elton Dean.

Personnel:

  • Mike Ratledge– Hohner Pianet, Lowrey organ, piano
  • Hugh Hopper– bass guitar
  • Robert Wyatt– drums, vocals, Hammond organ, Mellotron, Hohner Pianet, piano, bass
  • Elton Dean– alto saxophone, saxello
  • Lyn Dobson– soprano saxophone, flute
  • Jimmy Hastings– flute, bass clarinet
  • Rab Spall– violin
  • Nick Evans– trombone

Track listing:

  1. Facelift – Hugh Hopper
  2. Slightly All the Time – Mike Ratledge
  • Noisette – Hugh Hopper
  • Backwards – Mike Ratledge
  • Noisette Reprise Hugh Hopper
  1. Moon in June – Robert Wyatt
  2. Out-Bloody-Rageous – Mike Ratledge