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On July 1, 1987.

On July 1, 1987, “Capo” label released “Defender”, the thirteenth Rory Gallagher studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “The Point”, “Olympic Studios”, “West 3 Studios”, “Music Works”, “Redan Studios” in London and was produced by Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Gerry McAvoy – bass guitar
  • Brendan O’Neill – drums
  • John Cooke – keyboards
  • Lou Martin – piano
  • Bob Andrews – piano
  • Mark Feltham – harmonica
  • Alan O’Duffy – production associate
  • Dónal Gallagher – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher except where noted..

  1. Kickback City
  2. Loanshark Blues
  3. Continental Op
  4. I Ain’t No Saint
  5. Failsafe Day
  6. Road to Hell
  7. Doing Time
  8. Smear Campaign
  9. Don’t Start Me Talkin’ – Sonny Boy Williamson II
  10. Seven Days

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Harvest” label released “Oora”, the fifth Edgar Broughton Band (The) album. It was recorded June – December 1972, at “Olympic Studios” and  “Morgan Studios” in London, “The Manor Studios” in Shipton-on-Cherwell, UK, and was produced by Edgar Broughton, Arthur Grant, Steve Broughton and Victor Unitt.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Broughton – lead vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Victor Unitt – lead and backing vocals, electric andf Spanish guitar, piano
  • Arthur Grant – bass guitar, guitar
  • Steve Broughton – vocals, drums, percussion, guitars, tubular bells, tambourine
  • David Bedford – piano
  • Madeline Bell – backing vocals
  • Doris Troy – backing vocals
  • Lisa Strike – backing vocals
  • Maggie Thomas – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Edgar Broughton, except where noted.

  1. Hurricane Man / Rock ‘n’ Roller
  2. Roccococooler
  3. Eviction – Steve Broughton
  4. Oh You Crazy Boy! – Victor Unitt
  5. Things on My Mind – Steve Broughton
  6. Exhibits from a New Museum / Green Lights
  7. Face from a Window / Pretty / Hi-Jack Boogie / Slow Down – Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant, Victor Unitt
  8. Capers – Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant, Victor Unitt

On March 24, 2006.

On March 24, 2008, “679 Recordings” label released “Twenty One”, the second Mystery Jets studio album. It was recorded October 2006 – December 2007 at “The Madhouse”, “Konk”, “The Pool”, “The Garden”, “Musikbox”, “Olympic Studios”, “The Dairy”, “Hercules Studios”, “Hoxton Square”, “Eden & Sofa Sound” in London, and was produced by Erol Alkan and Stephen Street.

Personnel:

  • Blaine Harrison – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Henry Harrison – keyboards, guitar, vox
  • Kai Fish – vocals, bass, engineer
  • Kapil Trivedi – drums
  • Laura Marling – vocals
  • Erol Alkan – engineer, mixing
  • Ferg Peterkin – engineer, mixing
  • Cenzo Townshend – engineer, mixing
  • Alan O’Connell, Ben Mason, Rick Levy, Tom Stanley – engineer
  • Mark Alloway, Oliver Wright, Pete Hutchings, Zoe – engineer assistant
  • Jimmy Robertson, Nick Launay, Atom – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Hideway
  2. Young Love
  3. Half in Love with Elizabeth
  4. Flakes
  5. Veiled in Grey
  6. Two Doors Down
  7. MJ
  8. Umbrellahead
  9. Hand Me Down
  10. First to Know
  11. Behind the Bunhouse (Includes hidden track Twenty One)
  12. Somewhere in my Heart

On March 13, 2009.

On March 13, 2009, “EMI” label released “Grace/Wastelands”, the debut Peter Doherty album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Stephen Street.

Personnel:

  • Pete Doherty – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, harmonica, melodica, artwork
  • Graham Coxon – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Stephen Street – acoustic and electric guitar, guitar, harmonium, dulcimer, percussion, snare drums, mellotron, tambourine, backing vocals, programming, mixing
  • Peter Wolfe – electric guitar
  • John Robinson – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Stephen Large – organ, piano, vox continental
  • Adam Ficek – accordion, cymbals, brushes, drums
  • Drew McConnell – bass
  • Dot Allison – vocals
  • Trevor Myers – trombone
  • Benny Cummings – trumpet
  • Martin Burgess – violin
  • Sally Herbert – violin
  • Richard Koster – violin
  • John Metcalfe – viola
  • Sophie Harris – cello
  • Tom Stanley – engineer, mixing
  • Dave Emery – assistant engineer
  • Andrew Murabito – design, reworking
  • Alize Meurisse – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Doherty wherte noted

  1. Arcady
  2. Last of the English Roses
  3. 1939 Returning
  4. A Little Death Around the Eyes – Pete Doherty, Carl Barât
  5. Salomè
  6. I Am the Rain – Pete Doherty, John Robinson
  7. Sweet by and By – Pete Doherty, Alan Wass
  8. Palace of Bone
  9. Sheepskin Tearaway – Pete Doherty, Dot Allison
  10. Broken Love Song – Pete Doherty, Peter Wolfe
  11. New Love Grows on Trees
  12. Lady Don’t Fall Backwards

On November 1, 1974.

On November 1, 1974, “Swan Song” label released “Silk Torpedo”, the seventh Pretty Things album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Norman Smith.

Personnel:

  • Phil May – lead vocals, percussion
  • Pete Tolson – lead and acoustic guitars, bass
  • Jon Povey – keyboards, harmonica, percussion, backing vocals
  • Gordon John Edwards – bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Skip Alan – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jack Green – backing vocals
  • Silver Band – brass
  • Keith Harwood – engineer
  • Hipgnosis – cover art

Track listing:

  1. Dream – Jon Povey
  2. Joey – Phil May
  3. Maybe You Tried – Phil May, Pete Tolson
  4. Atlanta – Phil May, Pete Tolson
  5. L.A.N.T.A. – Phil May, Jon Povey, Norman Smith
  6. It’s Only Love
  7. Come Home Momma – Phil May
  8. Bridge of God – Phil May
  9. Singapore Silk Torpedo – Phil May, Pete Tolson
  10. Belfast Cowboys – Phil May, Jon Povey
  11. Bruise in the Sky – Jon Povey

On October 27, 1979.

On October 27, 1979, “Bronze” label released “Bomber”, the third Motörhead, studio album. It was recorded July – August 1979, at “Roundhouse Studios”, “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Jimmy Miller.

Personnel:

  • Lemmy (Ian Kilmister) – lead vocals, bass guitar
  • “Fast” Eddie Clarke – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor – drums
  • Trevor Hallesy – engineer
  • Darren Burn – mastering
  • Nigel Brooke-Hartz – mastering
  • Adrian Chesterman – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Kilmister, Eddie Clarke, Phil Taylor except where noted.

  1. Dead Man Tell No Tales
  2. Lawman
  3. Poison
  4. Sweet Revenge
  5. Sharpshooter
  6. Stone Dead Forever
  7. All the Aces
  8. Step Down
  9. Talking Head
  10. Bomber

On September 3, 1977.

On September 3, 1977, Keith Harwood died aged 27. He was a recording engineer, (Olympic Studios), worked with musicians such as The Pretty Things, Ron Wood, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, and Led Zeppelin. The Rolling Stones dedicated “Love You Live” to the memory of Harwood.

On July 21, 1972.

On July 21, 1972, “Mercury” label released “Never a Dull Moment”, the fourth Rod Stewart studio album. It was recorded March – May 1972, at “Morgan  Studios”, “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass guitar
  • Ronnie Lane– bass guitar
  • Micky Waller– drums
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Ian McLagan– Hammond organ, piano
  • Neemoi “Speedy” Aquaye – congas
  • Pete Sears– piano, bass guitar
  • Brian – piano
  • Spike Heatley– upright bass
  • Dick Powell – violin
  • Martin Quittenton– acoustic guitar
  • Gordon Huntley – steel guitar
  • Lindsay Raymond Jackson– mandolin
  • Jimmy Horowitz – arrangeable

Track listing:

  1. True Blue – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  2. Lost Paraguayos – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  3. Mama, You Been on My Mind – Bob Dylan
  4. Italian Girls – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  5. Angel – Jimi Hendrix
  6. Interluding – Art Wood
  7. You Wear It Well – Rod Stewart, Martin Quittenton
  8. I’d Rather Go Blind – Billy Foster, Ellington Jordan
  9. Twistin’ the Night Away – Sam Cooke

On June 16, 1969.

On June 16, 1969, “Capitol” label released “Brave New World”, the third Steve Miller Band album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns and Steve Miller.

Personnel:

  • Steve Miller– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Glyn Johns– guitar, percussion, backing vocals, recording engineer
  • Lonnie Turner – bass guitar, guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Sidran– keyboards
  • Tim Davis– lead vocals, drums
  • Paul McCartney(as Paul Ramon) – bass guitar, drums, guitar, backing vocals
  • Ivan Nagy – photography
  • Lockhart – design

 Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Miller, except where noted.

  1. Brave New World
  2. Celebration Song – Steve Miller, Ben Sidran
  3. Can’t You Hear Your Daddy’s Heartbeat – Tim Davis
  4. Got Love ‘Cause You Need It – Steve Miller, Ben Sidran
  5. Kow Kow
  6. Seasons – Steve Miller, Ben Sidran
  7. Space Cowboy – Steve Miller, Ben Sidran
  8. LT’s Midnight Dream – Lonnie Turner
  9. My Dark Hour

On February 17, 1992.

On February 17, 1992, “Fontana” label released “Seven”, the fourth James studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “The Manor Studios” in Oxfordshire and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Youth, Steve Chase, Tim Booth, Larry Gott, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies, Mark Hunter, Andy Diagram and Dave Baynton-Power.

Personnel:

  • Tim Booth– vocals
  • Larry Gott– guitar
  • Jim Glennie- bass guitar
  • Saul Davies– guitar
  • Mark Hunter- piano, keyboards
  • Andy Diagram– trumpet
  • Dave Baynton-Power– drums
  • Durga McBroom— backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Booth, Larry Gott and Jim Glennie.

  1. Born of Frustration
  2. Ring the Bells
  3. Sound
  4. Bring a Gun
  5. Mother
  6. Don’t Wait That Long
  7. Live a Love of Life
  8. Next Lover
  9. Heavens
  10. Protect Me
  11. Seven