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On December 2, 2016.

On December 2, 2016, “Polydor” label released “Blue & Lonesome”, the 23rd Rolling Stones album. It was recorded in December 2015, at “British Grove Studios” and was produced by Don Was and The Glimmer Twins. It is the band’s first album to feature only cover songs. The album won “Album of the Year” at the “2017 Jazz FM Awards”. “Blue & Lonesome” was certified Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 2 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– vocals, harmonica
  • Keith Richards– electric guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– electric guitar
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Eric Clapton– slide guitar; lead electric guitar
  • Darryl Jones– bass
  • Matt Clifford, Chuck Leavell– keyboards
  • Jim Keltner– percussion
  • Andy Cook, Jason Elliott, Derrick Stockwell – assistant enginer
  • Richard Havers – liner notes
  • Stephen Marcussen, Ron McMaster – mastering
  • Krish Sharma – engineer, mixer
  • Pierre de Beauport – crew chief
  • Don McAulay – drum technician

Track listing:

  1. Just Your Fool – Buddy Johnson
  2. Commit a Crime – Howlin’ Wolf
  3. Blue and Lonesome – Little Walter
  4. All of Your Love – Magic Sam
  5. I Gotta Go – Little Walter
  6. Everybody Knows About My Good Thing – Miles Grayson, Lermon Horton
  7. Ride ‘Em on Down – Eddie Taylor
  8. Hate to See You Go – Little Walter
  9. Hoo Doo Blues – Otis Hicks, Jerry West
  10. Little Rain – Ewart G.Abner Jr., Jimmy Reed
  11. Just Like I Treat You – Willie Dixon
  12. I Can’t Quit You Baby – Willie Dixon

 

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In November 1978.

In November 1978, “Polydor” label released “Backless”, the sixth Eric Clapton studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Glyn Johns. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – guitars, vocals
  • Dick Sims – keyboards
  • Marcy Levy– vocals
  • George Terry– guitar
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar, vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Benny Gallagherand Graham Lyle – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Walk Out in the Rain – Bob Dylan, Helena Springs
  2. Watch Out for Lucy – Eric Clapton
  3. I’ll Make Love to You Anytime – J.J. Cale
  4. Roll It – Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy
  5. Tell Me That You Love Me – Eric Clapton
  6. If I Don’t Be There by Morning – Bob Dylan, Helena Springs
  7. Early in the Morning – traditional arranged by Eric Clapton
  8. Promises – Richard Feldman, Roger Linn
  9. Golden Ring – Eric Clapton
  10. Tulsa Time – Danny Flowers

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Polydor” label released “To Whom It May Concern”, the tenth Bee Gees album. It was recorded January 1971 – January / April 1972, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Maurice Gibb– bass guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, organ,  Mellotron, harpsichord, mandolin; Moog synthesizer, lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Alan Kendall– acoustic guitar; electric lead guitar
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Geoff Bridford – drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • Mike Claydon, Damon Lyon-Shaw, Richard Manwaring, Andy Knight – engineer
  • Mike Vickers– synthesizer engineer

Track listing:

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

  1. Run to Me
  2. We Lost the Road – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  3. Never Been Alone – Robin Gibb
  4. Paper Mache, Cabbages and Kings
  5. I Can Bring Love – Robin Gibb
  6. I Held a Party
  7. Please Don’t Turn Out the Lights
  8. Sea of Smiling Faces
  9. Bad Bad Dreams
  10. You Know It’s for You – Maurice Gibb
  11. Alive – Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  12. Road to Alaska
  13. Sweet Song of Summer

In September 1981.

In September 1981, “Polydor” label released “Lord Upminster”, the second Ian Dury studio album. It was recorded April – May 1981, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas, and was produced by Chas Jankel, Steven Stanley and Ian Dury.

Personnel:

  • Ian Dury – vocals
  • Chas Jankel- guitars, keyboards
  • Robbie Shakespeare- bass guitars
  • Sly Dunbar- drums
  • Tyrone Downie- clavinets, prophet-5, steinway and sons pianos
  • Chas, Gina, Harold, Laura, Tina, Tyrone – backing vocals
  • Recordedby Steven Stanley, Harold Dorsett
  • Mixedby Steven Stanley
  • Assistant Mixing by Harold Dorsett
  • Cover photography – Paul Kaye

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Dury and Chas Jankel, except where noted.

  1. Funky Disco (Pops)
  2. Red (Letter)
  3. Girls (Watching) – Sly Dunbar
  4. Wait (For Me)
  5. The (Body Song)
  6. Lonely (Town)
  7. Lonely (Town)
  8. Trust (Is A Must)
  9. Spasticus (Autisticus)

 

 

In September 1973.

In September 1973, “Polydor” label released “Ten Years Are Gone”, the twenty-second John Mayall album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Mayall.

Personnel:

  • John Mayall- piano, guitar, harmonica, vocal
  • Freddy Robinson- guitar, vocal
  • Victor Gaskin- bass
  • Keef Hartley- drums
  • Sugarcane Harris- violin
  • Blue Mitchell– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Red Holloway- alto and tenor saxophone, flute

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mayall except where noted.

  1. Ten Years Are Gone
  2. Driving Till The Break of Day
  3. Drifting
  4. Better Pass You By
  5. California Campground
  6. Undecided – Freddy Robinson
  7. Good Looking Stranger
  8. I Still Care
  9. Don’t Hang Me Up
  10. Introduction
  11. Sitting Here Thinking
  12. Harmonica Free Form
  13. Burning Sun
  14. Dark of the Night

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Polydor” label released “Trafalgar”, the ninth Bee Gees album. It was recorded January – April 1971, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocal, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocal
  • Maurice Gibb– harmony and backing vocal, bass, piano, mellotron, guitar, organ, lead vocal, drums
  • Geoff Bridgford – drums
  • Alan Kendall– lead guitar
  • Bryan Scott – engineer
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement

Track listing:

  1. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  2. Israel – Barry Gibb
  3. The Greatest Man in the World – Barry Gibb
  4. It’s Just the Way – Maurice Gibb
  5. Remembering – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  6. Somebody Stop the Music – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  7. Trafalgar – Maurice Gibb
  8. Don’t Wanna Live Inside Myself – Barry Gibb
  9. When Do I – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  10. Dearest – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  11. Lion in Winter – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  12. Walking Back to Waterloo – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb

 

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Polydor” label released “Seven Tears”, the seventh Golden Earring album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Fred Haayen.

Personnel:

  • George Kooymans- guitar, vocals
  • Rinus Gerritsen- bass guitar, keyboards
  • Barry Hay- flute, vocals
  • Cesar Zuiderwijk- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by George Kooymans except where noted.

  1. Silver Ships
  2. The Road Swallowed Her Name
  3. Hope – Rinus Gerritsen, Barry Hay
  4. Don’t Worry – Barry Hay
  5. She Flies on Strange Wings
  6. This Is the Other Side of Life
  7. You’re Better Off Free