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On October 10, 1980.

chance

On October 10, 1980, “Bronze” label released “Chance”, the tenth Manfred Mann’s Earth Band album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, at “Workhouse Studios” in London, and “Casa das Flores” in Albufeira, Portugal, and was produced by Manfred Mann and Trevor Rabin.

Personnel:

  • Manfred Mann- keyboards, vocals
  • John Lingwood- drums
  • Pat King- bass, bass pedals
  • Mick Rogers- guitars
  • Steve Waller- guitars, vocals
  • Chris Thompson- vocals
  • Trevor Rabin– guitars
  • Robbie McIntosh– guitars
  • Geoff Whitehorn– guitars
  • Dyan Birch– vocals
  • Willy Finlayson – vocals
  • Peter Marsh – vocals
  • Carol Stocker – backing vocals
  • Barbara Thompson- saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Lies (Through the 80s) – Denny Newman
  2. On the Run – Manfred Mann, Tony Ashton, Florrie Palmer
  3. For You – Bruce Springsteen
  4. Adolescent Dream – Manfred Mann
  5. Fritz the Blank – Manfred Mann
  6. Stranded – Mike Heron, Manfred Mann
  7. Hello, I Am Your Heart – Dennis Linde
  8. No Guarantee – Manfred Mann
  9. Heart on the Street – Tom Gray

 

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On August 22, 1975.

Nightingales and Bombers

On August 22, 1975, “Bronze” label released “Nightingales & Bombers”, the sixth Manfred Mann’s Earth Band album. It was recorded 1975, at “The Workhouse” in London, and was produced by Manfred Mann and Earth Band.

Personnel:

  • Manfred Mann– organ, synthesisers
  • Mick Rogers– guitars, vocals
  • Chris Slade– drums, percussion
  • Colin Pattenden– bass
  • David Millman – viola
  • Chris Warren-Green – violin
  • Nigel Warren-Green – cello
  • Graham Elliott – cello
  • David Boswell-Brown – cello
  • Ruby James – backing vocals
  • Doreen Chanter– backing vocals
  • Martha Smith – backing vocals
  • Sleeve – Dave Field

Track listing:

  1. Spirits in the Night – Bruce Springsteen
  2. Countdown – Manfred Mann
  3. Time Is Right – Manfred Mann, Chris Slade, Mick Rogers
  4. Crossfade – Manfred Mann, Chris Slade, Mick Rogers, Colin Pattenden
  5. Visionary Mountains – Pam Nestor, Joan Armatrading
  6. Nightingales and Bombers – Mick Rogers
  7. Fat Nelly – Manfred Mann, Thomas
  8. As Above So Below (Recorded Live) – Manfred Mann, Chris Slade, Mick Rogers, Colin Pattenden

On June 15, 1973.

Messin'

On June 15, 1973, “Vertigo” label released “Messin’”, the third Manfred Mann’s Earth Band album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Maximum Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Manfred Mann.

Personnel:

  • Manfred Mann- synthesiser, organ
  • Mick Rogers- guitar, vocals
  • Colin Pattenden- bass guitar
  • Chris Slade- drums
  • Laurie Baker – Machines and Zoo
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Vicki Brown- backing vocals
  • Judith Powell – backing vocals
  • Ruby James – backing vocals
  • John Edwards, Laurence Latham– engineer
  • Peter Hignett – sleeve concept
  • Peter Goodfellow – illustration

Track listing:

  1. Messin’ – Mike Hugg
  2. Buddah – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers
  3. Cloudy Eyes – Manfred Mann
  4. Get Your Rocks Off – Bob Dylan
  5. Sadjoy – Manfred Mann
  6. Black and Blue – Chain: Barry Sullivan, Matt Taylor, Phil Manning, Barry Harvey
  7. Mardi Gras Day – Dr John Creaux

 

On February 18, 1972.

Manfred_Mann's_Earth_Band

On February 18, 1972, “Philips” label released the self-titled Manfred Mann’s Earth Band debut album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Maximum Sound Studios” and “IBC Studios”, and was produced by Manfred Mann, Dave Hadfield and David MacKay.

Personnel:

  • Mick Rogers- guitar, vocals
  • Manfred Mann- organ, synthesizer, vocals
  • Colin Pattenden- bass guitar
  • Chris Slade- drums
  • Bob Foster – photography

Track listing:

  1. California Coastline – Walt Meskell, Tim Martin
  2. Captain Bobby Stout – Lane Tietgen
  3. Sloth – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers
  4. Living Without You – Randy Newman
  5. Tribute – Manfred Mann
  6. Please Mrs Henry – Bob Dylan
  7. Jump Sturdy – John Creaux
  8. Prayer – Manfred Mann
  9. Part Time Man – David Sadler, Manfred Mann
  10. I’m Up And I’m Leaving – Manfred Mann, David Sadler

On November 30, 1973.

Solar_Fire

On November 30, 1973, “Bronze” label released “Solar Fire” ,album by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. The album was recorded in 1973, at “The Workhouse” in Old Kent and at the“Road” in London, and was produced by Manfred Mann and Earth Band.

Personnel:

  • Manfred Mann– organ, mellotron, synthesiser, vocals
  • Mick Rogers– guitar, vocals
  • Chris Slade– drums
  • Colin Pattenden– bass guitar
  • Irene Chanter– backing vocals
  • Doreen Chanter– backing vocals
  • Grove Singers – backing vocals
  • Paul Rutherford – trombone
  • Peter Miles – percussion
  • Fin Costello – design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Father of Day, Father of Night – Bob Dylan
  2. In the Beginning, Darkness – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers and Chris Slade
  3. Pluto the Dog – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers, Chris Slade and Colin Pattenden
  4. Solar Fire – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers, Chris Slade and Colin Pattenden
  5. Saturn, Lord of the Ring/Mercury, The Winged Messenger – Manfred Mann and Mick Rogers
  6. Earth, The Circle Part 2 – Manfred Mann
  7. Earth, The Circle Part 1 – Manfred Mann

On August 27, 1976.

The_Roaring_Silence

On August 27, 1976, “Bronze” label released “The Roaring Silence”, album by The Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. It was recorded in 1976, at “Workhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Manfred Mann and Earth Band. The album featured material by other composers and marked the arrival of vocalist/guitarist Chris Hamlet Thompson.

Personnel:

  • Manfred Mann– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Colin Pattenden– bass
  • Dave Flett– lead guitar
  • Chris Hamlet Thompson– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Chris Slade– drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Doreen Chanter– backing vocals
  • Irene Chanter– backing vocals
  • Susanne Lynch – backing vocals
  • Mick Rogers– backing vocals
  • Barbara Thompson– saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Blinded by the Light – Bruce Springsteen
  2. Singing the Dolphin Through – Mike Heron
  3. Waiter, There’s a Yawn in My Ear – Manfred Mann
  4. The Road to Babylon – Manfred Mann, Thomas, Colin Pattenden
  5. This Side of Paradise – Manfred Mann, Thomas, Colin Pattenden
  6. Starbird – Manfred Mann, Chris Slade
  7. Questions – Manfred Mann, Chris Slade