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On June 25, 1971.


On June 25, 1971, “A&M” label released “Indelibly Stamped”, the second  Supertramp album. It was recorded April – May 1971 at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Supertramp.


  • Kevin Currie – percussion, drums
  • Rick Davies– harmonica, keyboards, lead vocals
  • Frank Farrell– bass guitar, piano, electric piano, accordion, backing vocals
  • Roger Hodgson– acoustic and lead guitar, bass guitar, lead vocals
  • Dave Winthrop – flute, saxophone, lead vocals
  • Bob Hall: Engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson, except where noted.

  1. Your Poppa Don’t Mind
  2. Travelled
  3. Rosie Had Everything Planned – Frank Farrell, Roger Hodgson
  4. Remember
  5. Forever
  6. Potter
  7. Coming Home to See You
  8. Times Have Changed
  9. Friend in Need
  10. Aries

On June 17, 1985.

Marillion - Misplaced Childhood

On June 17, 1985, “EMI” label released “Misplaced Childhood”, the third Marillion studio album..It was recorded March – May 1985, at “Hansa Tonstudio” in  Berlin,  and was produced by Chris Kimsey. “Classic Rock” magazine ranked “Misplaced Childhood” was ranked at number four on a list of the “30 Greatest Concept Albums of all Time”. In the special edition “Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock” of “Q” magazine, the album was ranked number 17 on its list of “40 Cosmic Rock Albums”. “Misplaced Childhood” was certified Platinum in the UK by the “BPI”.


  • Fish– vocals; cover concept
  • Steve Rothery– guitars
  • Mark Kelly– keyboards
  • Pete Trewavas– bass
  • Ian Mosley– percussion
  • Chris Kimsey– mixing
  • Thomas Stiehler – recording
  • Mark Freegard – mixing engineering
  • Mark Wilkinson– sleeve design, illustration
  • Julie Hazelwood – collage

Track listing:

  1. Pseudo Silk Kimono
  2. Kayleigh
  3. Lavender
  4. Bitter Suite
  • Brief Encounter
  • Lost Weekend
  • Blue Angel
  • Misplaced Rendezvous
  • Windswept Thumb
  1. Heart of Lothia
  • Wide Boy
  • Curtain Call
  1. Waterhole (Expresso Bongo)
  2. Lords of the Backstage
  3. Blind Curve
  • Vocal Under a Bloodlight
  • Passing Strangers
  • Mylo
  • Perimeter Walk
  • Threshold
  1. Childhoods End?
  2. White Feather


On June 15, 1978.


On June 15, 1978, “Columbia” label released “Street Legal”, the eighteenth Bob Dylan studio. It was recorded April – May 1978, at “Rundown Studios” in Santa Monica, and was produced by Don DeVito.


  • Bob Dylan– lead vocals, rhythm electric guitar
  • Billy Cross– lead electric guitar
  • Carolyn Dennis– background vocals
  • Steve Douglas– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Jo Ann Harris – background vocals
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • David Mansfield– violin, mandolin
  • Alan Pasqua– keyboards
  • Jerry Scheff– bass guitar
  • Steven Soles– rhythm guitar, background vocals
  • Helena Springs – background vocals
  • Ian Wallace– drums
  • Biff Dawes – engineering
  • Filmways/Heider – recording
  • Stan Kalina – mastering engineer

Track liating:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Changing of the Guards
  2. New Pony
  3. No Time to Think
  4. Baby, Stop Crying
  5. Is Your Love in Vain
  6. Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)
  7. True Love Tends to Forget
  8. We Better Talk This Over
  9. Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark Heat)

On June 6, 1970.


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.


  • 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

On April 30, 1974.


On April 30, 1974, “Shelter” label released “Okie”, the third JJ Cale album. It was recorded May 7 – December 5, 1973, at “Bradley’s Barn”, “Columbia Studio B”, “Woodland Studio B” in Nashville, and Cale’s house in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was produced by Audie Ashworth.


  • JJ Cale – vocals, guitars
  • Tommy Cogbill – bass
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Jerry Smith – piano
  • Harold Bradley – rhythm guitar
  • Grady Martin – guitar
  • George Tidwell – trumpet
  • Dennis Goode – trombone
  • Billy Pruett – saxophone
  • Engineer, Stan Hutto

Track listing:

All tracks by JJ Cale, except where noted.

  1. Crying
  2. I’ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) – Rusty Gabbard, Ray Price
  3. Starbound
  4. Rock and Roll Circus
  5. The Old Man and Me
  6. Everlovin’ Woman
  7. Cajun Moon
  8. I’d Like to Love You Baby
  9. Anyway the Wind Blows
  10. Precious Memories
  11. Okie
  12. I Got the Same Old Blues


On February 24, 1975.


On February 25, 1975, “Swan Song” label released “Physical Graffiti”, the sixth studio Led Zeppelin album. It was recorded July – December 1970, January and March 1971, May 1972, January and February 1974, at multiple locations, and was produced by Jimmy Page. The album included unreleased tracks from earlier recording sessions: one outtake from “Led Zeppelin III”, three tracks from “Led Zeppelin IV”, and three tracks from “Houses of the Holy”, including the unused title track. “Physical Graffiti” was certified 16× Platinum in the US by “RIAA”, and 2× Platinum in UK by “BPI”. In 1996, “Mojo” magazine ranked the album at number 47 on its list of “The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made”; in 2000, “Q” magazine ranked the album at number 32 on its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”; in 2001 “Classic Rock” magazine ranked the album at number 5 at its list of  “100 Greatest Rock Album Ever”; in 2003, the TV network  “VH1” named it the 71st “Greatest album ever”; in 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Physical Graffiti” at number 70 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”; in 2006 “Guitar World” magazine ranked the album at number 9 at its list of “Reader’s Poll: 100 Greatest Guitar Albums”.  In 1976, the album won “Grammy Award for Best Recording Package”.


  • Robert Plant– lead vocals, harmonica, acoustic guitar
  • Jimmy Page– electric, acoustic, lap steel and slide guitar, mandolin
  • John Paul Jones– bass guitar, organ, acoustic and electric piano, mellotron, guitar, mandolin, VCS3 synthesiser, Hohner clavinet, Hammond organ, string arrangement
  • John Bonham– drums, percussion
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Peter Corriston– artwork, design, cover design
  • Mike Doud – artwork, design, cover design
  • Elliot Erwitt, P. Fallon, Roy Harper– photography
  • Dave Heffernan – illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, except where noted.

  1. Custard Pie
  2. The Rover
  3. In My Time of Dying – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  4. Houses of the Holy
  5. Trampled Under Foot – John Paul Jones, Robert Plant
  6. Kashmir – John Bonham, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  7. In the Light – John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  8. Bron-Yr-Aur – Jimmy Page
  9. Down by the Seaside
  10. Ten Years Gone
  11. Night Flight – John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  12. The Wanton Song
  13. Boogie with Stu – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Ian Stewart
  14. Black Country Woman
  15. Sick Again

On January 15, 1971.


On January 15, 1971, “Liberty” released “Hooker ‘n Heat”, a double album by John Lee Hooker and Canned Heat. It was recorded in May 1970, and was produced by Bob Hite and Skip Taylor.


  • John Lee Hooker – vocals, guitar
  • Alan Wilson – harmonica, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Henry Vestine – lead guitar
  • Antonio de la Barreda – bass
  • Adolfo de la Parra – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Lee Hooker except where noted.

  1. Messin’ with the Hook
  2. The Feelin’ Is Gone
  3. Send Me Your Pillow
  4. Sittin’ Here Thinkin
  5. Meet Me in the Bottom
  6. Alimonia Blues
  7. Drifter
  8. You Talk Too Much
  9. Burning Hell – John Lee Hooker, Bernard Besman
  10. Bottle Up and Go
  11. I Got My Eyes on You
  12. Whiskey and Wimmen
  13. Just You and Me
  14. Let’s Make It
  15. Peavine
  16. Boogie Chillen 2 – John Lee Hooker, Bernard Besman


On November 4, 1970.

The Man Who Sold the World

On November 4, 1970, “Mercury” label released “The Man Who Sold the World”, the third David Bowie studio album.  It was recorded April – May 1970, at the “Trident Studios” and “Advison Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Visconti.


  • David Bowie– vocals, guitars, Stylophone, organ, saxophone
  • Mick Ronson– guitars, backing vocals
  • Tony Visconti– bass guitar, piano, guitar, recorder,backing vocals
  • Mick Woodmansey– drums, percussion
  • Ralph Mace – Moog modular synthesizer

Track listing

All tracks by David Bowie

  1. The Width of a Circle
  2. All the Madman
  3. Black Country Rock
  4. After All
  5. Running Gun Blues
  6. Saviour Machine
  7. She Shook Me Cold
  8. The Man Who Sold the World
  9. The Superman


On October 11, 1972.


On October 11, 1972, “Columbia” label released “Caravanserai”, the fourth Santana studio album. It was recorded February –May, 1972 at “Columbia Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Carlos Santana and Mike Shrieve.


  • Carlos Santana– vocals, lead guitar, guitar, percussion
  • Neal Schon– guitar
  • Gregg Rolie– vocals, organ, electric piano, piano
  • Douglas Rauch– bass, guitar
  • Douglas Rodrigues– guitar
  • Wendy Haas– piano
  • Tom Rutley– acoustic bass
  • Michael Shrieve– drums, percussion
  • José “Chepito” Areas– percussion, congas, timbales, bongos
  • James Mingo Lewis– vocals, percussion, congas, bongos, acoustic piano
  • Armando Peraza– percussion, bongos
  • Hadley Caliman– saxophone intro, flute
  • Rico Reyes – vocals
  • Lenny White – castanets
  • Tom Coster– electric piano
  • Tom Harrell– orchestra arrangement

Track listing:

  1. Eternal Caravan of Reincarnation -Tom Rutley, Neal Schon,  Michael Shrieve
  2. Waves Within – Doug Rauch, Greg Rolie, Carlos Santana
  3. Look Up – Doug Rauch, Greg Rolie, Carlos Santana
  4. Just in Time to See the Sun – Greg Rolie, Carlos Santana, Michael Shrieve
  5. Song of the Wind – Greg Rolie,Carlos Santana, Neal Schon
  6. All the Love of the Universe – Carlos Santana, Neal Schon
  7. Future Primitive – José Areas, Mingo Lewis
  8. Stone Flower – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Carlos Santana, Michael Shrieve
  9. La Fuente del Ritmo – Mingo Lewis
  10. Every Step of the Way – Michael Shrieve


On August 31, 1973.

The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup

On August 31, 1973, “Rolling Stone” label released “Goats Head Soup”, the eleventh Rolling Stones album. It was recorded November – December 1972 and May – June 1973, at the “Dynamic Sound Studio” in Kingston, Jamaica, except “Hide your love”, recorded in the summer 1973, at “De Doelen” in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and was produced by Jimmy Miller. The album featured “Angie”, one of the most popular Rolling Stone’s songs of all times.


  • Mick Jagger– lead and backing vocals, electric guitar, harmonica, piano
  • Keith Richards– electric and acoustic guitar, backing vocals; lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Mick Taylor– electric, acoustic and slide guitar, backing vocals,bass guitar
  • Bill Wyman– bass guitar
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Billy Preston– clavinet
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Bobby Keys– tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Jim Horn– flute and alto saxophone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • Jim Price– horn arrangements
  • Nicky Harrison– string arrangements
  • Anthony “Rebop” Kwaku Baah– percussions
  • Pascal (Nicholas Pascal Raicevic) – percussions
  • Jimmy Miller– percussions

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

  1. Dancing With Mr. D
  2. 100 Years Ago
  3. Coming Down Again
  4. Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)
  5. Angie
  6. Silver Train
  7. Hide Your Love
  8. Winter
  9. Can You Hear the Music
  10. Star Star