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In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Island” label released “Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)”, the second Brian Eno album. It was recorded in September 1974, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Brian Eno– vocals, electronics, snake guitar, keyboards
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar, production assistance
  • Brian Turrington – bass guitar, piano
  • Freddie Smith – drums
  • Robert Wyatt– percussion, backing vocals
  • Portsmouth Sinfonia– strings
  • Randi and the Pyramids – chorus
  • The Simplistics – chorus
  • Andy Mackay– brass
  • Phil Collins– drums
  • Polly Eltes – vocals
  • Peter Schmidt– oblique strategies, album cover art
  • Rhett Davies– engineering
  • Robert Ash – engineering assistance
  • Denny Bridges (AIR) – audio engineering
  • Jon Walls (AIR) – engineering assistance
  • Nicholas Pearson – special aide
  • Bill Kelsey – special equipment
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • David Hill – Ampex ATR 2Ch Tape playback with ARIA electronics
  • John Bonis – typography, lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno, except where noted.

  1. Burning Airlines Give You So Much More
  2. Back in Judy’s Jungle
  3. The Fat Lady of Limbourg
  4. Mother Whale Eyeless
  5. The Great Pretender
  6. Third Uncle – Brian Eno, arranged by Brian Turrington
  7. Put a Straw Under Baby
  8. The True Wheel – Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera
  9. China My China
  10. Taking Tiger Mountain
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In October 1980.

In October 1980, “Island” label released “Grace and Danger”, the tenth John Martyn studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Martin Levan.

Personnel:

  • John Martyn– vocals, guitar
  • Tommy Eyre- keyboards, synthesizers
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Phil Collins- drums, backing vocals
  • Dave Lawson – additional synthesizers
  • Mark Freegard- assistant engineer
  • Bruno Tilley – design
  • Sandy Porter – photography

Track lsiting:

All tracks by John Martyn except where noted.

  1. Some People Are Crazy
  2. Grace and Danger
  3. Lookin’ On
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers: Winston Bailey, Hylton Beckford, Derrick Crooks, Delroy Wilson; additional lyrics by John Martyn
  5. Sweet Little Mystery
  6. Hurt In Your Heart
  7. Baby Please Come Home
  8. Save Some (For Me)
  9. Our Love – John Martyn, Beverley Martyn

On June 25, 2006.

On June 25, 2006, Arif Mardin died aged 74. He was music arranger and producer, worked at Atlantic Records for over 30 years, before moving to EMI. Mardin worked with many famous artists including Aretha Franklin, Queen, Anita Baker, Dionne Warwick, Bette Midler, Roberta Flack, Wilson Pickett, Average White Band, The Bee Gees, Chaka Khan, Laura Nyro, Hall & Oates, Phil Collins, Barbra Streisand and Norah Jones.  Mardin won eleven “Grammy Awards”.

On June 18, 1976.

On June 18, 1976, “Charisma” label released “Unorthodox Behaviour”, the debut Brand X album. It was recorded September – October 1975, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Dennis MacKay, John Goodsall, Robin Lumley, Percy Jones and Phil Collins.

Personnel:

  • John Goodsall– electric and acoustic guitars
  • Robin Lumley– electric and acoustic pianos, Moog synthesizer, string synthesizer
  • Percy Jones– electric and acoustic basses, marimba
  • Phil Collins– vocals, drums, percussion, vibraphone
  • Jack Lancaster– soprano saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Collins, John Goodsall, Robin Lumley, and Percy Jones.

  1. Nuclear Burn
  2. Euthanasia Waltz
  3. Born Ugly
  4. Smacks of Euphoric Hysteria
  5. Unorthodox Behaviour
  6. Running on Three
  7. Touch Wood

 

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “Island” label released “Helen of Troy”, the sixth John Cale studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sound Techniques” in  London, and was produced by John Cale.

Personnel:

  • John Cale – vocals, keyboards, guitar, production
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Pat Donaldson– bass guitar
  • Timi Donald, Phil Collins– drums
  • Brian Eno– synthesizer
  • Robert Kirby– string, choir arrangement
  • John Wood– executive production
  • Vic Gamm – mixing engineer
  • Edward Barker – design
  • Keith Morris- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Cale, except where noted.

  1. My Maria
  2. Helen of Troy
  3. China Sea
  4. Engine
  5. Save Us
  6. Cable Hogue
  7. I Keep a Close Watch
  8. Pablo Picasso – Jonathan Richman
  9. Leaving It Up to You
  10. Baby What You Want Me to Do – Jimmy Reed
  11. Sudden Death

In October 1978.

In October 1978, “EG” label released “Music for Films”, the seventh Brian Eno album. It was recorded 1975 – 1978, and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Rhett Davies– trumpet, assistant producer
  • John Cale– viola
  • Phil Collins– percussion
  • Robert Fripp– electric guitar
  • Fred Frith– electric guitar
  • Percy Jones– bass guitar
  • Bill MacCormick– bass guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– percussion
  • Paul Rudolph– guitar
  • Rod Melvin– electric piano
  • Ritva Saarikko – cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno.

  1. M386
  2. Aragon
  3. From the Same Hill
  4. Inland Sea
  5. Two Rapid Formations
  6. Slow Water
  7. Sparrowfall (1)
  8. Sparrowfall (2)
  9. Sparrowfall (3)
  10. Quartz
  11. Events in Dense Fog
  12. There Is Nobody
  13. A Measured Room
  14. Patrolling Wire Borders
  15. Task Force
  16. Alternative 3
  17. Strange Light
  18. Final Sunset

In September 1975.

In September 1975, “Island” label released “Another Green World”, the third Brian Eno studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno. In 2012,  “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 429 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

  • Brian Eno- snake guitar, digital guitars, vocals, synthesizer, tapes, organ, piano, Yamaha bass pedals, synthetic and electric percussion, treated rhythm,  castanet guitars, chord piano generator, Hammond organ, synthetic and Peruvian percussion, electric elements and unnatural sounds, choppy organs, spasmodic percussion, club guitars, uncertain piano, Leslie piano
  • Phil Collins– drums, percussion
  • Percy Jones– fretless bass
  • Paul Rudolph– anchor bass, bass, snare drums, assistant castanet guitars, guitars
  • Rod Melvin– rhodes piano
  • John Cale– viola section
  • Robert Fripp– wimshurst guitar, restrained lead guitar, Wimborne guitar
  • Brian Turrington – bass guitar, pianos

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno.

  1. Sky Saw
  2. Over Fire Island
  3. Elmo’s Fire
  4. In Dark Trees
  5. The Big Ship
  6. I’ll Come Running
  7. Another Green World
  8. Sombre Reptiles
  9. Little Fishes
  10. Golden Hours
  11. Becalmed
  12. Zawinul/Lava
  13. Everything Merges with the Night
  14. Spirits Drifting