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On April 14, 1997.

On April 14, 1997, “Poydor” label released “Mother Nature Calls”, the second Cast studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • John Power – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Wilkinson – backing vocals, bass
  • Liam “Skin” Tyson – guitar
  • Keith O’Neill – drums
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Pete Lewis – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by John Power.

  1. Free Me
  2. On the Run
  3. Live the Dream
  4. Soul Tied
  5. She Sun Shines
  6. I’m So Lonely
  7. The Mad Hatter
  8. Untitled
  9. Guiding Star
  10. Never Gonna Tell You What to Do (Revolution)
  11. Dance of the Stars

“Dance of the Stars” ends at 6:25. After 13 minutes of silence begins the hidden track “Soul Tied (Piano Loop)”.

In December 1976.

In December 1976, “Polydor” label released “Bodyheat”, the 44th James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “810 Seventh Avenue” in New Yorjk City, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown, vocals, arranger
  • Virginia Team – cover art, design

Track listing:

  1. Bodyheat – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  2. Woman – James Brown
  3. Kiss in 99’ – “Sweet” Charles Sgerrell
  4. I’m Satisfied – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  5. What the World Needs Now Is Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. Wake Up and Give Yourself a Chance – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  7. Don’t Tell It – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown

On December 6, 2019.

On December 6, 2019, “Polydor” label released “Who”, the twelfth The Who studio album. It was recorded February – August 2019, at “British Grove” and “Metropolis Studios” in London, and was produced by Pete Townshend, Dave Sardy, Bob Pridden and Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roger Daltrey – lead vocals
  • Pete Townshend – lead and backing vocals, guitars, harmonicas, percussion, synthesizer tracks, violin, cello, hurdy-gurdy, effects, orchestration
  • Andrew Synowiec – acoustic guitar
  • Gordon Giltrap – acoustic guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Gus Seyffert – bass
  • Zak Starkey – drums
  • Carla Azar – drums
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Joey Waronker – drums
  • Simon Townshend – percussion
  • Fergus Gerrand – percussion
  • Dave Sardy – percussion, mellotron, synthesizer programming
  • Benmont Tench – organ, mellotron
  • Josh Tyrrell – handclaps
  • Rowan McIntosh – handclaps
  • Martin Batchelar – programming, orchestration, orchestra arrangement, orchestra conducting
  • Rachel Fuller – orchestration
  • Peter Rotter – orchestra fixer
  • Bruce Dukov – orchestra leader
  • Peter Blake – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. All This Music Must Fade
  2. Ball and Chain
  3. I Don’t Wanna Get Wise
  4. Detour
  5. Beads on One String – Pete Townshend, Josh Hunsaker
  6. Hero Ground Zero
  7. Street Song
  8. I’ll Be Back
  9. Break the News – Simon Townshend
  10. Rockin’ in rage
  11. She Rocked My World

In November 1968.

In November 1970, “Polydor” label released “2 Years On”, the eighth Bee Gees studio album. It was recorded June – October 1970, at “BBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood,

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb – lead, harmony and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Gibb – lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Maurice Gibb – lead, harmony and backing vocals, bass guitar; lead and rhythm guitars; piano
  • Geoff Bridgford – drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • Gerry Shury – orchestral arrangement
  • John Stewart – engineer

Track listing:

  1. 2 Years On – Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  2. Portrait of Louise – Barry Gibb
  3. Man For All Seasons – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  4. Sincere Relation – Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  5. Back Home – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  6. The 1st Mistake I Made – Barry Gibb
  7. Lonely Days – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  8. Alone Again – Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  9. Tell Me Why – Barry Gibb
  10. Lay It On Me – Maurice Gibb
  11. Every Second, Every Minute – Barry Gibb
  12. I’m Weeping – Robin Gibb

On October 26, 1991.

On October 26, 1991, “Polydor” label released “Internal Exile (A Collection of a Boy’s Own Stories)”, the second Fish album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Chris Kimsey.

Personnel:

  • Derek W Dick (Fish) – lead vocals
  • Mickey Simmonds – keyboards
  • Robin Boult – guitars
  • Frank Usher – guitars
  • David Paton – bass guitar
  • Ethan Johns – drums, percussion
  • Ted McKenna – drums, percussion
  • Charlie McKerron – fiddle
  • Marc Duff – whistles
  • Donald Shaw – box accordion
  • David Paton, Mr Crimson, Robin Boult, Maryen Cairns – backing vocals

Track listing:

  • Shadowplay – Derek W Dick, Mickey Simmonds
  • Credo – Derek W Dick, Mickey Simmonds, Robin Boult, Frank Usher
  • Just Good Friends (Close) – Derek W Dick, Frank Usher, Robin Boult, Mickey Simmonds
  • Favorite Stranger – Derek W Dick, Frank Usher
  • Lucky – Derek W Dick, Robin Boult, Mickey Simmonds
  • Dear Friend – Derek W Dick, Robin Boult, Mickey Simmonds
  • Tongues – Derek W Dick, Mickey Simmonds, Frank Usher, Robin Boult
  • Internal Exile – Derek W Dick, Robin Boult, Mickey Simmonds

on October 11, 1993.

On October 11, 1993, “Polydor” label released “Bad Vibes”, the sixth Lloyd Cole studio album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, in New York City, and was produced by Adam Peters.

Personnel:

  • Lloyd Cole – lead vocals, guitars, bass, banjo, piano, harmonica, synthesizer 
  • Ann Charlotte Vensgaarde – backing vocals
  • “Lightning” Bob Hoffnar – pedal steel guitar
  • John Carruthers – guitars
  • John Micco – bass, backing vocals
  • Matthew Sweet – vocal, guitar, bass
  • Neil Clark – guitar
  • Peter Mark – viola
  • Dana Vlcek – saxophone
  • Anton Fier – drums, percussion
  • Curtis Watts – drums
  • Dan McCarroll – drums
  • Fred Maher – drums
  • Dave O’Donnell, Fred Kevorkian, Jon Goldberger, Lloyd Puckitt, Michael White, Mike Krowiak – recording engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Michael Nash Associates – design
  • David Sims – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lloyd Cole.

  1. Morning Is Broken
  2. So You’d Like to Save the World
  3. Holier Than Thou
  4. Love You So What
  5. Wild Mushrooms
  6. My Way to You
  7. Too Much of a Good Thing
  8. Fall Together
  9. Mister Wrong
  10. Seen the Future
  11. Can’t Get Arrested
  12. For the Pleasure of Your Company
  13. 4 M.B

On October 1, 1976.

On October 1, 1976, “Polydor” label released “Octoberon”, the seventh Barclay James Harvest studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Strawberry Studios”, “Marquee Studios”, and was produced by John Lees, Wolly Wolstenholme, Les Holroyd, and Mel Pritchard.

Personnel:

  • John Lees – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, harmonies
  • Wolly Wolstenholme – vocals, keyboards
  • Les Holroyd – vocals, bass, acoustic guitar, harmonies
  • Mel Pritchard – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. The World Goes On – Les Holroyd
  2. May Day – John Lees
  3. Ra – Woolly Wolstenholme
  4. Rock ‘n’ Roll Star – Les Holroyd
  5. Polk Street Rag – John Lees
  6. Believe in Me – Les Holroyd
  7. Suicide? – John Lees

 

On September 20, 1977.

On September 20, 1977, “Polydor” label released “Ringo the 4th”, the sixth Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded February – June 1977, in Cherokee, Los Angeles, Atlantic, and New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– lead vocals, drums
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Lon Van Eaton– guitar
  • Dick Fegy – guitar
  • Danny Kortchmar– guitar
  • David Bromberg– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Chuck Rainey– bass guitar
  • Hugh McDonald– bass guitar
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • David Foster– keyboards, clavinet, piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, piano
  • Jeff Gutcheon – keyboards
  • Ken Bichel– keyboards
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Arnold McCuller – backing vocals
  • Brie Howard– backing vocals
  • David Lasley – backing vocals
  • Debra Gray – backing vocals
  • Duitch Helmer – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Gilstrap – backing vocals
  • Joe Bean – backing vocals
  • Luther Vandross– backing vocals
  • Lynn Pitney – backing vocals
  • Marietta Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Anderson – backing vocals
  • Melissa Manchester– backing vocals
  • Rebecca Louis – backing vocals
  • Robin Clark– backing vocals
  • Vini Poncia– backing vocals
  • Bette Midler– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Drowning in the Sea of Love – Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
  2. Tango All Night – Steve Hague, Tom Seufert
  3. Wings – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  4. Gave It All Up – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  5. Out on the Streets – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  6. Can She Do It Like She Dances – Steve Duboff, Gerry Robinson
  7. Sneaking Sally Through the Alley – Allen Toussaint
  8. It’s No Secret – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  9. Gypsies in the Flight – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  10. Simple Love Song – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia

 

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Polydor” label released “Hot Pants”, the 32nd James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1971 and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals
  • Bobby Byrd- vocals, organ, tambourine
  • Hearlon Cheese Martin, Robert Lee Coleman – guitar
  • Fred Thomas- bass
  • Clair Pinckney- tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Parker – alto saxophone
  • Fred Wesley- trombone
  • Jerone Jasaan Sanford, Russell Crimes – trumpet
  • Johnny Griggs – congas
  • John “Jabo” Starks- drums

Track listing:

 All tracks by James Brown except where noted. “Blues & Pants” by James Brown and Fred Westley (Fred Wesley)

  1. Blues & Pants – James Brown, Fred Wesley
  2. Can’t Stand It
  3. Escape-ism Pt.1
  4. Escape-ism Pt.2
  5. Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants)

On August 15, 1969.

On August 15, 1969, “Polydor” label released the self-titled, debut Fat Mattress album. It was recorded in 1969 and was produced by Neil Landon, Noel Redding, Jimmy Leverton, and Eric Dillon.

Personnel:

  • Neil Landon– vocals
  • Noel Redding– guitar, vocals
  • Jimmy Leverton– bass, vocals, harpsichord, organ
  • Eric Dillon – drums, tuned percussion
  • Mitch Mitchell– drums, percussion
  • Chris Wood– flute
  • Jimi Hendrix– percussion
  • George Chkiantz– engineering
  • Paragon Publicity – sleeve design
  • Gered Mankowitz– photography
  • Adrian Morgan – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. All Night Drinker – Neil Landon, Jim Leverton
  2. I Don’t Mind – Neil Landon, Noel Redding
  3. Bright New Way – Neil Landon, Jim Leverton
  4. Petrol Pump Assistant – Neil Landon, Noel Redding
  5. Moonshine – Neil Landon, Noel Redding
  6. Magic Forest – Neil Landon, Noel Redding
  7. She Came in the Morning – Neil Landon
  8. Everything’s Blue – Noel Redding
  9. Walking Through a Garden – Noel Redding
  10. How Can I Live – Neil Landon, Noel Redding