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In November 1977.

In November 1977, “A&M” label released “Rick Wakeman’s Criminal Record”, the seventh Rick Wakeman studio album. It was recorded April – June 1977, at “Mountain Studios” in Montreux, Switzerland, and was produced by Rick Wakeman.

Personnel:

• Rick Wakeman – Steinway 9′ grand piano, Polymoog synthesiser, Hammond C3 organ, Birotron, Mander pipe organ at St. Martin’s church in Vevey, RMI computer keyboard, harpsichord, Fender Rhodes 88 electric piano, Hohner clavinet, Baldwin electric harpsichord, church organ, Minimoog synthesiser
• Chris Squire – bass guitar
• Alan White – drums
• Frank Ricotti – percussion
• Bill Oddie – vocals
• Ars Laeta Choir of Lausanne – choir
• Robert Mernoud – conductor
• John Timperley – engineer, mixing
• Dave Richards – assistant engineer, mixing
• Chuck Beeson – visual concept, design
• Roland Young – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Wakeman.

1. Statue of Justice
2. Crime of Passion
3. Chamber of Horrors
4. Birdman of Alcatraz
5. The Breathalyser
6. Judas Iscariot

In November 1977.

November 1977, “Bronze” label released “Innocent Victim”, the eleventh Uriah Heep studio album. It was recorded July – September 1977, and was produced by Gerry Bron and Ken Hensley.

Personnel:

  • John Lawton– vocals
  • Mick Box– guitars
  • Ken Hensley– keyboards, guitars, vocals
  • Lee Kerslake– drums, vocals
  • Trevor Bolder– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Ken Hensley, except where noted.

  1. Keep On Ridin’ – Ken Hensley, Jack Williams
  2. Flyin’ High
  3. Roller – Trevor Bolder, Pete McDonald
  4. Free ‘n’ Easy – Mick Box, John Lawton
  5. Illusion
  6. Free Me
  7. Cheat ‘n’ Lie
  8. The Dance – Jack Williams
  9. Choice – Jack Williams

 

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Columbia” label released “Down Two Then Left”, the eighth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Hollywood Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – lead and background vocals, guitar solo
  • Ray Parker, Jr.– guitar
  • Steve Lukather– guitar solo
  • Jay Graydon– guitar, guitar solo
  • David Hungate, Scott Edwards – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, timbales
  • Bobbye Hall– bongos, congas
  • Alan Estes – congas
  • Victor Feldman– claves, vibraphone
  • Michael Omartian– keyboards, accordion, marimba, horn arrangements, string arrangements, conductor
  • Jai Winding – acoustic piano
  • Dana Hughes – trombone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet, flugelhorn solo
  • Barbara Korn, David Duke – French horn
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Don Menza, Ernie Watts– saxophone
  • Fred Selden – saxophone, flute
  • Sidney Sharp – concertmaster
  • Carolyn Willis, Jim Gilstrap, John Lehman, Zedric Turnbough, Venetta Fields, Roy Galloway, Phyllis Saint James, Terry Evans, Bobby King, Eldridge King, Julia Tillman Waters, Myrna Matthews, Stan Farber, Jim Haas– background vocals
  • Engineer – Tom Perry
  • Mastered by Mike Reese
  • Design – Nancy Donald
  • Photography – Guy Bourdin

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs; except where noted.

  1. Still Falling for You
  2. Hard Times
  3. A Clue
  4. Whatcha Gonna Tell Your Man – Boz Scaggs, Jai Winding
  5. We’re Waiting- Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  6. Hollywood – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  7. Then She Walked Away – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  8. Gimme the Goods – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  9. 1993 – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  10. Tomorrow Never Came/Tomorrow Never Came (reprise)

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Bomp!” label released “Kill City”, studio album by Iggy Pop and James Williamson. It was recorded 1975, at “Maconnel Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by James Williamson. The “Wire” magazine placed the album in its list of “100 Records That Set the World on Fire (While No One Was Listening)”

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop– vocals
  • James Williamson– guitar, mixing
  • Scott “Troy” Thurston– keyboards, bass guitar, background vocals, special effects, harmonica
  • Brian Glascock– drums, congas, African beaters, background vocals, guiro
  • Steve Tranio – bass guitar
  • Tony “Fox” Sales– background vocals, bass
  • Hunt Sales– background vocals, drums
  • John “The Rookie” Harden – saxophone
  • Gayna – background vocals
  • Peter Haden, Tony Gottlieb – assistant engineers
  • David Allen – album cover

Track listing:

All tracks by Iggy Pop and James Williamson, except where noted.

  1. Kill City
  2. Sell Your Love
  3. Beyond the Love
  4. I Got Nothin’
  5. Johanna
  6. Night Theme
  7. Night Theme (reprise)
  8. Consolation Prizes
  9. No Sense of Crime
  10. Lucky Monkeys
  11. Master Charge

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Vertigo” label released “Rockin’ All Over the World”, the tenth Status Quo studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Studio Bohus” in Sweden, and was produced by Pip Williams.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi– guitar, vocals
  • Rick Parfitt– guitar, vocals
  • Alan Lancaster– bass, vocals
  • John Coghlan– drums
  • Andy Bown– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Frank Ricotti- percussion

Track listing:

  1. Hard Time – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  2. Can’t Give You More – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  3. Let’s Ride – Alan Lancaster
  4. Baby Boy – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  5. You Don’t Own Me – Alan Lancaster, Mick Green
  6. Rockers Rollin’ – Rick Parfitt, Jackie Lynton
  7. Rockin’ All Over the World – John Fogerty
  8. Who Am I – Pip Williams, Peter Hutchins
  9. Too Far Gone – Alan Lancaster
  10. For You – Rick Parfitt
  11. Dirty Water – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  12. Hold You Back – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Bob Young

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Columbia” label released “Spectres”, the fifth Blue Öyster Cult studio album. It was recorded July – September 1977, and was produced by Murray Krugman, Sandy Pearlman, David Lucas, Eric Bloom, Donald Roeser, Allen Lanier, Joe Bouchard and Albert Bouchard.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom– guitar, vocals
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– lead and rhythm guitars, vocals
  • Allen Lanier– keyboards, guitar, vocals
  • Joe Bouchard– bass guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Albert Bouchard– drums, harmonica, vocals
  • NewarkBoys Chorus – vocals
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer, mixing
  • John Jansen, Corky Stasiak, Thom Panunzio, Andy Abrams – engineer
  • Gray Russell, Dave Thoener, Jay Krugman, Rod O’Brien, Sam Ginsberg – assistant engineer
  • Joe Brescio – mastering
  • Roni Hoffman – design
  • Eric Meola– photos
  • David Infante – laser effects, photo assistance

Track listing:

  1. Godzilla – Donald Roeser
  2. Golden Age of Leather – Donald Roeser, Bruce Abbott
  3. Death Valley Nights – Albert Bouchard, Richard Meltzer
  4. Searchin for Celine – Allen Lanier
  5. Fireworks – Albert Bouchard
  6. U. Ready 2 Rock – Albert Bouchard, Sandy Pearlman
  7. Celestial the Queen – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels
  8. Goin’ Through the Motions – Bloom, Ian Hunter
  9. I Love the Night – Donald Roeser
  10. Nosferatu – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels