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On February 13, 1976.

On February 13, 1976, “Virgin” label released “Shamal”, the sixth Gong studio album. It was recorded in December 1975, at “Basing Street Studios” and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Mason.

Personnel:

  • Mike Howlett– bass guitar, vocals
  • Didier Malherbe– tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, bansuri, gongs
  • Mireille Bauer– marimba, glockenspiel, xylophone, percussion, gongs
  • Pierre Moerlen– drums, vibraphone, tubular bells
  • Patrice Lemoine – organ, piano, synthesizer
  • Steve Hillage– acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Miquette Giraudy, Sandy Colley – vocals
  • Jorge Pinchevsky – violin
  • Phil Ault, Dave Hutchins, Ben Tavera King, Rick Curtain, Ben King: engineer
  • Clive Arrowsmith: artwork, photography

Track listing:

  1. Wingful of Eyes – Mike Howlett
  2. Chandra – Patrice Lemoine
  3. Bambooji – Didier Malherbe
  4. Cat in Clark’s Shoes – Didier Malherbe
  5. Mandrake – Pierre Moerlen
  6. Shamal – Mike Howlett, Didier Malherbe, Patrice Lemoine, Mireille Bauer
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In November 1973.

In November 1973, “Island” label released “Witness”, the seventh Spooky Tooth studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Olympic Studios” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Harrison, Gary Wright, Mick Jones, Chris Stewart and Mike Kellie.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Gary Wright– keyboards, backing and lead vocals, synthesizer
  • Mick Jones– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Chris Stewart – bass
  • Mike Kellie– drums, percussion
  • Bryson Graham– drums
  • Brian Humphries – engineer
  • Takeo Komatsuzaki, Chris Welch– liner notes
  • Tom Wilkes– photography, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Wright, except where noted.

  1. Ocean of Power
  2. Wings on My Heart
  3. As Long as the World Keeps Turning
  4. Don’t Ever Stray Away – Chris Stewart, Gary Wright
  5. Things Change
  6. All Sewn Up – Mick Jones, Gary Wright
  7. Dream Me a Mountain
  8. Sunlight of My Mind
  9. Pyramids – Mike Kellie, Gary Wright

In November 1969.

In November 1969, “Immediate” label released “Town and Country” the second Humble Pie studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Andy Johns.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott: guitar, Leslie guitar, sitar, vocals, percussion, hammer and nail brandy bottle, Wurlitzer piano, maracas, drums
  • Greg Ridley: bass, vocals, guitar, tambourine
  • Peter Frampton: vocals, guitar, lead guitar, bass, Spanish guitar, drums, Wurlitzer piano, plastic-cup
  • Jerry Shirley: drums, percussion saw, tambourine, tablas, maracas, Wurlitzer piano
  • Engineers : Andrew Johns, Rob, John, Happy Keith
  • Arranged by Humble Pie

Track listing:

  1. Take Me Back – Peter Frampton
  2. The Sad Bag of Shaky Jake – Steve Marriott
  3. The Light of Love – Greg Ridley
  4. Cold Lady – Jerry Shirley
  5. Down Home Again – Steve Marriott
  6. Ollie Ollie – Peter Frampton, Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, Andy Johns
  7. Every Mother’s Son – Steve Marriott
  8. Heartbeat – Bob Montgomery, Norman Petty
  9. Only You Can See – Peter Frampton
  10. Silver Tongue – Steve Marriott
  11. Home and Away – Steve Marriott, Peter Frampton, Greg Ridley

On November 7, 2014.

On November 7, 2014, “Parlaphone” label released “The Endless River”, the fifteenth and final Pink Floyd studio album. It was recorded 1968, 1993, 2013–2014, at “Royal Albert Hall”; “Olympic Studios”; “Britannia Row Studios”; “Astoria”; “Medina Studios”, and was produced by David Gilmour, Youth, Andy Jackson and Phil Manzanera.

Personnel:

  • David Gilmour– guitars, EBow guitar, lead and backing vocals, keyboards, piano, EMS VCS 3, bass guitar, Hammond organ, percussion, voice samples
  • Nick Mason– drums, percussion, rototoms, gong, voice samples
  • Richard Wright– Hammond organ, Farfisa organ, Royal Albert Hall Organ, piano, Rhodes piano, electric piano, keyboards, synthesiser, voice samples
  • Guy Pratt – bass guitar
  • Bob Ezrin – bass guitar, additional keyboards
  • Andy Jackson – bass guitar, effects
  • Jon Carin – synthesisers, percussion loop
  • Damon Iddins – additional keyboards
  • Anthony Moore – keyboards
  • Gilad Atzmon – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Durga McBroom, Louise Marshal, Sarah Brown – backing vocals
  • Stephen Hawking – voice sample
  • Andy Jackson – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Ezrin – co-producer 1993 sessions
  • Damon Iddins – engineer
  • Youth – additional programming, engineering, sound design, assorted synthesisers and keyboards
  • Eddie Bander – additional programming, engineering, sound design, assorted synthesisers and keyboards
  • Michael Rendall – additional programming, engineering, sound design, assorted synthesisers and keyboards
  •  Escala:
    • Chantal Leverton – viola
    • Victoria Lyon – violin
    • Helen Nash – cello
    • Honor Watson – violin
  • James Guthrie, Joel Plante – mastering for CD
  • Doug Sax – mastering for the vinyl issue
  • Aubrey Powell – creative director
  • Stylorouge – sleeve design
  • Ahmed Emad Eldin – album cover concept

Track listing:

  1. Things Left Unsaid – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  2. It’s What We Do – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  3. Ebb and Flow – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  4. Sum – David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason
  5. Skins – David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason
  6. Unsung – Richard Wright
  7. Anisina – David Gilmour
  8. The Lost Art of Conversation – Richard Wright
  9. On Noodle Street – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  10. Night Light – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  11. Allons-y (1) – David Gilmour
  12. Autumn ’68 – Richard Wright
  13. Allons-y (2) – David Gilmour
  14. Talkin’ Hawkin’ – David Gilmour, Richard Wright
  15. Calling – David Gilmour, Anthony Moore
  16. Eyes to Pearls – David Gilmour
  17. Surfacing – David Gilmour
  18. Louder than Words – David Gilmour, Polly Samson

 

In October 1975.

In October 1975, “United Artists” label released “Malpractice”, the second Dr. Feelgood album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Olympic Studios” and “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Vic Maile.

Personnel:

  • Lee Brilleaux- guitar, harmonica, lead vocals
  • Wilko Johnson- guitar, backing vocals
  • The Big Figure – drums
  • John B. Sparks – bass
  • Bob Andrews- piano, keyboards, saxophone
  • Doug Bennett – engineer, advisor
  • Keith Morris- photography

Track listing:

  1. I Can Tell – Ellas McDaniel, Samuel F. Smith
  2. Going Back Home – Mick Green, Wilko Johnson
  3. Back in the Night – Wilko Johnson
  4. Another Man – Wilko Johnson
  5. Rolling and Tumbling – McKinley Morganfield
  6. Don’t Let Your Daddy Know – Wilko Johnson
  7. Watch Your Step – Bobby Parker
  8. Don’t You Just Know It – Huey “Piano” Smith, Johnny Vincent
  9. Riot in Cell Block No. 9 – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  10. Because You’re Mine – Wilko Johnson, Nick Lowe, John B. Sparks
  11. You Shouldn’t Call the Doctor (If You Can’t Afford the Bills) – Wilko Johnson

 

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Chrysalis” label released “Rock & Roll Music to the World”, the seventh Ten Years After studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Olympic Studios” in, London, and with the “Rolling Stones Mobile” at Cap Ferrat, France, and was produced by Alvin Lee, Leo Lyons, Ric Lee and Chick Churchill.

Personnel:

  • Alvin Lee– guitar, vocals
  • Leo Lyons– bass
  • Ric Lee– drums
  • Chick Churchill– organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Alvin Lee.

  1. You Give Me Loving
  2. Convention Prevention
  3. Turned-Off TV Blues
  4. Standing at the Station
  5. You Can’t Win Them All
  6. Religion
  7. Choo Choo Mama
  8. Tomorrow I’ll Be Out of Town
  9. Rock & Roll Music to the World

 

 

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Transatlantic” label released “Reflection”, the fifth Pentangle album. It was recorded in March 1971, at “Command Studios” and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Bill Leader.

Personnel:

  • Terry Cox– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Bert Jansch– acoustic guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Jacqui McShee– vocals
  • John Renbourn– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals
  • Danny Thompson– double bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Terry Cox, Bert Jansch, Jacqui McShee, John Renbourn and Danny Thompson, except where noted.

  1. Wedding Dress – traditional
  2. Omie Wise – traditional
  3. Will the Circle Be Unbroken? – traditional
  4. When I Get Home
  5. Rain and Snow – traditional
  6. Helping Hand
  7. So Clear
  8. Reflection