Tag Archives: Polydor

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)

 

 

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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

In September 1968.

In September 1968, “Polydor” label released “Idea”, the fifth Bee Gees album. It was recorded December / January 1967 – July 1968, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robert Stigwood. The cover art was by Wolfgang Heilemann.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, organ
  • Maurice Gibb– bass guitar, piano, organ, mellotron, harmony and backing vocals
  • Vince Melouney– guitar, harmonica, lead vocals
  • Colin Petersen– drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • John Pantry, Damon Lyon Shaw – engineer

Track listing:

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

  1. Let There Be Love
  2. Kitty Can
  3. In the Summer of His Years
  4. Indian Gin and Whisky Dry
  5. Down to Earth
  6. Such a Shame – Vince Melouney
  7. Idea
  8. When the Swallows Fly
  9. I Have Decided to Join the Airforce
  10. I Started a Joke
  11. Kilburn Towers
  12. Swan Song

On September 5, 2000.

On September 5, 2000, “Polydor” label released “Machina II/The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music”, the sixth Smashing Pumpkinsn studio album. It was released for free on the Internet, plans for a standard physical release, bundled with the first part “Machina/The Machines of God”, were revealed to happen sometime in 2013, but has since been postponed constantly. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Billy Corgan and Flood.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, piano
  • James Iha– guitars, vocals
  • D’Arcy Wretzky– bass guitar
  • Melissa Auf der Maur– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. Glass
  2. Cash Car Star
  3. Dross
  4. Real Love
  5. Go – James Iha
  6. Let Me Give the World to You
  7. Innosense
  8. Home
  9. Blue Skies Bring Tears
  10. White Spyder
  11. In My Body
  12. If There Is a God
  13. Le Deux Machina
  14. Atom Bomb

 

On September 5, 1994.

On September 5, 1994, “Polydor” label released “Change Giver”, the debut Shed Seven studio album. It was recorded 1993–1994, at “Greenhouse Studio” in London, and was produced by Jessica Corcoran.

Personnel:

  • Rick Witter– vocals
  • Paul Banks– guitar
  • Tom Gladwin – bass
  • Alan Leach – drums
  • Jessica Corcoran – mixer
  • Jon Graym, Shed Seven – engineer
  • Steve Double – cover photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Rick Witter, all music by Paul Banks, Rick Water, Tom Gladwin, Alan Leach, except where noted.

  1. Dirty Soul – Paul Banks, Rick Water, Tom Gladwin, Alan Leach, Johnson
  2. Speakeasy
  3. Long Time Dead
  4. Head and Hands – Paul Banks, Rick Water, Tom Gladwin, Alan Leach, Johnson
  5. Casino Girl
  6. Missing Out – Paul Banks, Rick Water, Tom Gladwin, Alan Leach, Johnson
  7. Dolphin – Paul Banks, Rick Water, Tom Gladwin, Alan Leach, Johnson
  8. Stars in Your Eyes
  9. Mark
  10. Ocean Pie
  11. On an Island with You – Paul Banks, Rick Water, Tom Gladwin, Alan Leach, Johnson