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In November 1972.

In November 1972, “A&M” label released “Whatever’s for Us”, the debut Joan Armatrading album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Château d’Hérouville” in France, “Trident Studios” and “Marquee Studios” in London, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon. The album was collaboration between Joan Armatrading and singer-songwriter Pam Nestor.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, piano, acoustic guitar, harmonium
  • Davey Johnstone- guitars, sitar
  • Larry Steele – bass guitar
  • Chris Hughes – saxophone
  • Gerry Conway, Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Ray Cooper– percussion, vibes
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable, Ken Scott, Roy Baker, Phil Dunne – engineers
  • Del Newman – string, horns arrangements
  • Chris Hughes – brass arrangements
  • John Hays – art direction
  • Sumiko Davies – cover design
  • Derek Davies – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading and Pam Nestor, except where noted.

  1. My Family
  2. City Girl – Joan Armatrading
  3. Spend a Little Time – Joan Armatrading
  4. Whatever’s for Us, for Us
  5. Child Star
  6. Visionary Mountains
  7. It Could Have Been Better
  8. Head of the Table
  9. Mister Remember Me
  10. Gave It a Try
  11. Alice
  12. Conversation – Joan Armatrading
  13. Mean Old Man
  14. All the King’s Gardens

 

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