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In April 1985.

In April 1985, “Polydor” label released “Across a Crowded Room”, the third Richard Thompson solo album. It was recorded September-October 1984, at “RAK Studios” in London, and was prod Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson– guitar, vocals
  • Bruce Lynch– bass guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– drums
  • Dave Bitelli(de) – alto saxophone
  • Pete Thomas– tenor saxophone
  • Simon Nicol– guitar
  • Christine Collister, Phil Barnes, Clive Gregsonand The Soultanas – backing vocals
  • Alan Dunn – accordion
  • Philip Pickett– shawm, crumhorn, recorder and symphony.

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson

  1. When the Spell Is Broken
  2. You Don’t Say
  3. I Ain’t Going to Drag My Feet No More
  4. Love in a Faithless Country
  5. Fire in the Engine Room
  6. Walking Through a Wasted Land
  7. Little Blue Number
  8. She Twists the Knife Again
  9. Ghosts in the Wind

 

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In April 1978.

In April 1978, “Columbia” label released “I Would Like to See You Again”, the 57th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded July 1976 – October 1977, at “Sound Spectrum Recording, Inc”, and was produced by Larry Butler, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Waylon Jennings – vocals
  • Bob Wootton, Jerry Hensley, Jack Routh, Jimmy Capps, Jerry Shook, Pete Wade – guitar
  • Marshall Grant, Gordon Payne – bass
  • WS Holland- drums
  • Ralph Mooney- steel guitar
  • Larry McCoy, Cliff Robertson, Earl Poole Ball – piano
  • Terry McMillan- harmonica
  • Richard Morris – percussion
  • The Jordanaires- vocals
  • John Carter Cash- question on Who’s Gene Autry?
  • Engineers: Roger Tucker, Billy Sherrill
  • Mixes at “Jack Clement Recording Studios”
  • Johnny Cash cover photo by Alexander Agor
  • “Vision” photo of June Carter by Johnny Cash
  • Linear Notes by Larry Butler

Track listing:

  1. I Would Like to See You Again – Larry T. Atwood, Charlie Craig
  2. Lately – Johnny Cash
  3. I Wish I Was Crazy Again – Bob McDil
  4. Who’s Gene Autry? – Jonny Cash
  5. Hurt So Bad – Johnny Cash
  6. I Don’t Think I Could Take You Back Again – Earl Ball, Jr., Jo-El Sonnier
  7. Abner Brown – Johnny Cash
  8. After Taxes – Jerry Leiber, Billy Edd Wheeler
  9. There Ain’t No Good Chain Gang – Hal Bynum, Dave Kirby
  10. That’s the Way It Is – Roger Bowling, Larry Butler
  11. I’m Alright Now – Jerry Hensley

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “A&M” label released “The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table”, the third Rick Wakeman solo album. It was recorded October 1974–January 1975, and was produced by Rick Wakeman. His second  concept album was based on the legend of King Arthur and figures and events associated with him.

Personnel:

  • Rick Wakeman– synthesisers, keyboards, grand piano
  • Gary Pickford-Hopkins – lead vocals
  • Ashley Holt – lead vocals
  • Geoffrey Crampton – lead and acoustic guitars
  • Roger Newell – bass guitar
  • Barney James– drums
  • John Hodgson – percussion
  • New World Orchestra
  • English Chamber Choir
  • Terry Taplin – narrator
  • Guy Protheroe– choirmaster
  • Paul Tregurtha – engineer
  • Jeremy Stenham – assistant engineer
  • David Katz – orchestral co-ordination
  • Wil Malone– orchestral arrangement
  • David Measham– conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Wakeman.

  1. Arthur
  2. Lady of the Lake
  3. Guinevere
  4. Sir Lancelot and the Black Knight
  5. Merlin the Magician
  6. Sir Galahad
  7. The Last Battle

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Island” label released “Hokey Pokey”, the second Linda and Richard Thompson album. It was recorded September-October1974, at “Sound Techniques” in  London, and was produced by Richard Thompson and Simon Nicol.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson- guitar, vocals, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, Electric dulcimer, piano
  • Linda Thompson- vocals
  • Timi Donald -drums
  • Pat Donaldson- bass guitar
  • Simon Nicol- guitar, piano, Hammond organ, vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion
  • Ian Whiteman -piano, Calliope
  • Sidonie Goossens- harp
  • Aly Bain- fiddle
  • The CWS Silver Band

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson except where noted.

  1. Hokey Pokey (The Ice Cream Song)
  2. I’ll Regret It All in the Morning
  3. Smiffy’s Glass Eye
  4. The Egypt Room
  5. Never Again
  6. Georgie on a Spree
  7. Old Man Inside a Young Man
  8. The Sun Never Shines on the Poor
  9. A Heart Needs a Home
  10. Mole in a Hole – Mike Waterson

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Rising Sun” label released “Hobo’s Lullaby”, the sixth Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded October-December 1971, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie- vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Anytime – Herbert Lawson
  2. City of New Orleans – Steve Goodman
  3. Lightning Bar Blues – Hoyt Axton
  4. Shackles and Chains – Jimmie Davis
  5. 1913 Massacre – Woody Guthrie
  6. Somebody Turned on the Light – Hoyt Axton
  7. Ukulele Lady – Richard A. Whiting, Gus Kahn
  8. When the Ship Comes In – Bob Dylan
  9. Mapleview (20%) Rag – Arlo Guthrie
  10. Days Are Short – Arlo Guthrie
  11. Hobo’s Lullaby – Goebel Reeves

In April 1971.

In April 1971, “Buddah” label released “Mirror Man”, the fifth Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band studio album. It was recorded October-November 1967, at “TTG Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Bob Krasnow.

Personnel:

  • Captain Beefheart – vocals, harmonica, oboe
  • Alex St. Clair Snouffer– guitar
  • Jerry Handley – bass
  • John French– drums
  • Jeff Cotton– guitar
  • Mark Marcellino – keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Van Vliet.

  1. Tarotplane
  2. Kandy Korn
  3. 25th Century Quaker
  4. Mirror Man

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Polydor” label released “Cucumber Castle”, the seventh Bee Gees studio album. It was recorded May – October1969 at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and Robert Stigwood.  The album featured songs from their television special of the same name, which was named after a song on their 1967 album “Bee Gees 1st”.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Maurice Gibb– harmony and backing vocals, bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, Mellotron; lead vocals, drums
  • Colin Petersen– drums
  • Vince Melouney– guitar
  • P. Arnold– backing vocals
  • Terry Cox– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Gibb and Maurice Gibb, except where noted.

  1. If Only I Had My Mind on Something Else
  2. “O.I.O.
  3. Then You Left Me
  4. The Lord
  5. I Was the Child
  6. I Lay Down and Die
  7. Sweetheart
  8. Bury Me Down By the River
  9. My Thing
  10. The Chance of Love
  11. Turning Tide – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  12. Don’t Forget to Remember