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On February 22, 2010.

On February 22, 2010, “Polydor” label released “Falcon”, the second Courteeners studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, and was produced by Ed Buller.


  • Liam Fray – vocals, guitars
  • Daniel Moores – guitars
  • Mark Cuppello – bass guitars
  • Michael Campbell – drums
  • Lee Slater – engineering
  • Michael Bauer, Jeremy Wheatley – mixing
  • Adam Payne – keys, strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Liam Fray.

  1. The Opener
  2. Take Over the World
  3. Cross My Heart & Hope To Fly
  4. You Overdid It Doll
  5. Lullaby
  6. Good Times Are Calling
  7. The Rest of the World Has Gone Home
  8. Sycophant
  9. Cameo Brooch
  10. Scratch Your Name Upon My Lips
  11. Last of the Ladies
  12. Will It Be This Way Forever?



In February 1968.

In February 1968, “Polydor” label released “Horizontal”, the fourth Bee Gees studio album. It was recorded July – November 1967, at “Central Sound Studios”, “Chappell Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.


  • Barry Gibb– vocal, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Gibb– vocals, organ
  • Maurice Gibb– bass, piano, mellotron, guitar, vocals
  • Vince Melouney– lead guitar
  • Colin Petersen– drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • Mike Claydon – engineer
  • Damon Lyon Shaw – engineer
  • John Pantry– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.

  1. World
  2. And the Sun Will Shine
  3. Lemons Never Forget
  4. Really and Sincerely
  5. Birdie Told Me
  6. With the Sun in My Eyes
  7. Massachusetts
  8. Harry Braff
  9. Daytime Girl
  10. The Earnest of Being George
  11. The Change Is Made
  12. Horizontal

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Polydor” label released “We the People”, the third Ellen McIlwaine album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant Studios” and “Carnegie Hall” in New York City, and was produced by Peter K. Seigel.


  • Ellen McIlwaine- vocals, guitar, piano
  • Don Payne, Don Moore – bass
  • Jimmy Madison, Jerry Mercer- drums
  • Colin Tilton – saxophone
  • Candido- conga
  • West 44th Street Noise Choir – background vocals
  • The Persuasions- background vocals on

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellen McIlwaine except where noted.

  1. Ain’t No Two Ways About It (It’s Love)
  2. All to You
  3. Sliding
  4. Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  5. Farther Along – traditional
  6. I Don’t Want to Play
  7. Underground River
  8. Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven (But Nobody Wants To Die) – Al Fields, Tom Delaney, Timmie Rogers
  9. Jimmy Jean
  10. We the People

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Polydor” label released “The Payback”, the 40th James Brown studio album. It was recorded February – October 1973, and was produced by James Brown.


  • James Brown – lead vocals, electric piano
  • Clair Pinckney- tenor saxophone, flute
  • Maceo Parker- alto saxophone, flute
  • Darryl “Hasaan” Jamison, Jerone “Jasaan” Sanford, Isiah “Ike” Oakley – trumpet
  • Fred Wesley- trombone
  • Hearlon “Cheese” Martin – guitar
  • Jimmy Nolen- guitar
  • Fred Thomas – bass
  • John Starks – drums
  • John Morgan – percussion

Track listing.

All tracks by James Brown, Fred Wesley and Charles Bobbit; except where noted.

  1. The Payback – James Brown, Fred Wesley, John “Jabo” Starks
  2. Doing the Best I Can
  3. Take Some…Leave Some
  4. Shoot Your Shot – James Brown
  5. Forever Suffering
  6. Time Is Running out Fast
  7. Stone to the Bone – James Brown
  8. Mind Power

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”.


  • 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


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”.


  • 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.


  • 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