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In November 1968.

In November 1968, “Elektra” label released “The Marble Index”, the second Nico solo album. It was recorded in September 1968, at “Elektra Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Frazier Mohawk and John Cale.


  • Nico – vocal
  • John Cale -arrangements
  • Jac Holzman – production supervisor
  • John Haeny – engineer
  • Guy Webster – photography
  • Robert L. Heimall – design
  • William S. Harvey – art direction
  • David Anderle, Danny Fields – friends

Track listing:

All tracks by Nico.

  1. Prelude
  2. Lawns of Dawns
  3. No One Is There
  4. Ari’s Song
  5. Facing the Wind
  6. Julius Caesar (Memento Hodié)
  7. Frozen Warnings
  8. Evening of Light




In November 1968.

In November 1968, “Immediate” label released “Ars Longa Vita Brevis”, the second Nice studio album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Keith Emerson, Lee Jackson and Brian Davison.


  • Keith Emerson– keyboards, background and lead vocals
  • Lee Jackson– bass guitar, lead vocals
  • Brian Davison– drums
  • Malcolm Langstaff – guitar
  • Robert Stewart – orchestral arranger, conductor
  • Don Brewer – engineer, consultant
  • Gered Mankowitz– cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Keith Emerson and Lee Jackson, except where noted.

  1. Daddy, Where Did I Come From
  2. Little Arabella
  3. Happy Freuds
  4. Intermezzo from the Karelia Suite -Sibelius
  5. Don Edito el Gruva – Keith Emerson, Lee Jackson, Brian Davison
  6. Ars Longa Vita Brevis
  • Prelude – Keith Emerson
  • 1st Movement – Awakening – Brian Davison
  • 2nd Movement – Realisation – Lee Jackson, David O’List, Keith Emerson
  • 3rd Movement – Acceptance “Brandenburger” – S.Bach, Brian Davison, Keith Emerson, Lee Jackson
  • 4th Movement – Denial – Brian Davison, Keith Emerson, Lee Jackson
  • Coda – Extension to the Big Note – Keith Emerson

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “MCA” label released “New England”, the seventh Wishbone Ash studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Laurel Edge” in Connecticut and “Criteria Sound Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Ron Albert and Howard Albert.


  • Martin Turner– bass, lead vocals
  • Andy Powell– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals, mandolin
  • Laurie Wisefield– electric and slide guitars, backing vocals
  • Steve Upton– drums
  • Nelson “Flaco” Padron – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin Turner, Andy Powell, Laurie Wisefield and Steve Upton, except where noted.

  1. (In All of My Dreams) You Rescue Me
  2. Runaway
  3. Lorelei
  4. Outward Bound
  5. Prelude
  6. When You Know Love
  7. Lonely Island
  8. Candlelight – Martin Turner, Andy Powell, Laurie Wisefield, Steve Upton and Ted Turner

On October 12, 2004.

On October 12, 2004, “Deep Fried” label released “Songs of the Unforgiven”, the seventh Crash Test Dummies album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Sacred Heart Studios” in Duluth, Minnesota, and was produced by Scott Harding.


  • Brad Roberts- vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Ellen Reid- backing vocals
  • Dan Roberts- bass guitar
  • Suzzy Roche- vocals
  • Chris Brown- pipe organ, pump organ, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, accordion, harmonium
  • Scott Harding – acousticand electric guitars, cymbals, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Andrew Hall – upright bass
  • Drew Glackin – acoustic guitar, lap steel guitar, bass guitar, resonator guitar, tremolo bass
  • Jane Scarpantoni- cello
  • David Mansfield- banjo, violin
  • Mimi Parker- drums
  • Alan Sparhawk- electric guitar
  • Todd McMillon – church bell

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Roberts except where noted.

  1. Prelude – Chris Brown, Dan Roberts
  2. Sonnet 1 (And When the Sun Goes Down)
  3. And So Will Always Be
  4. The Unforgiven Ones
  5. Interlude 1
  6. Come Down to the Sinkhole
  7. Is the Spell Really Broken?
  8. Everlasting Peace
  9. Sonnet 2 (And Back in Ages Past)
  10. The Beginning of the End
  11. Interlude 2
  12. You’ve Had Your Run
  13. There Is No Final Winner
  14. You’ve Done It Once Again
  15. Sonnet 3 (The Cold Is Here)
  16. The Wicked and the Evil
  17. Postlude – Chris Brown, Dan Roberts



In September 1977.

In September 1977, “Daffodil” label released “Hope”, the second Klaatu studio album. It was recorded June 1976 – June 1977, and was produced by Terry Brown. The album art was by Ted Jones.


  • Dee Long – vocals, piano, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, organ, clavinet, bass guitar, synthesizer, mandolin, slide guitar, harmonica, electric sitar
  • John Woloschuk – vocals, bass guitar, Fender Rhodes piano, autoharp, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, Polymoog synthesizer, harmonium, electric piano, pianet
  • Terry Draper- drums, tambourine, triangle, percussion, whistle
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Arranged Terry Brown, Dee Long, John Woloschuk, Terry Draper
  • Recorded and engineered by Terry Brown

Track listing:

  1. We’re Off You Know – John Woloschuk
  2. Madman – Dee Long
  3. Around the Universe in Eighty Days – Dee Long
  4. Long Live Politzania – John Woloschuk
  5. The Loneliest of Creatures – John Woloschuk
  6. Prelude – Dee Long, John Woloschuk, Terry Draper
  7. So Said the Lighthouse Keeper – John Woloschuk
  8. Hope – John Woloschuk

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Dawn” label released “2 Ozs of Plastic with a Hole in the Middle”, the second Man studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by John Schroeder.


  • Micky Jones – lead guitar, vocals
  • Clive John – organ, piano, guitar, vocals
  • Ray Williams – bass, vocals
  • Deke Leonard– guitar, harp, piano, harpsichord, percussion, vocals
  • Jeff Jones – drums, percussion
  • “Plug” – drums
  • Engineers – Howard Barrow, Alan Florence, Brian Humphries
  • Liner notes – Dinnes Cruickshank

Track listing:

  1. Prelude / The Storm – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard
  2. It Is As It Must Be – Clive John, Ray Williams
  3. Spunk Box – Clive John, Micky Jones
  4. My Name Is Jesus Smith – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard
  5. Parchment and Candles – Deke Leonard
  6. Brother Arnold’s Red and White Striped Tent – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard

In July 1972.


In July 1972, “Epic” label released “All Together Now”, the third Argent album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Abbey Road” studios, and was produced by Rod Argent and Chris White.


  • Rod Argent– organ, electric piano, vocals
  • Russ Ballard– guitar, piano (on track 3), vocals
  • Jim Rodford– bass guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Robert Henrit– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Argent and Chris White except where noted.

  1. Hold Your Head Up
  2. Keep On Rollin’
  3. Tragedy – Russ Ballard
  4. I Am the Dance of Ages
  5. Be My Lover, Be My Friend
  6. He’s a Dynamo – Russ Ballard
  7. Pure Love

a) Fantasia

b) Prelude

c) Pure Love

d) Finale