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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

 

In December 1988.

In December 1988, “ACL” label released “Ra”, the fourteenth Eloy album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Frank Bornemann.

Personnel:

  • Frank Bornemann– lead vocals, guitar
  • Michael Gerlach – keyboards, bass synthesizer, drums
  • Achim Gieseler – keyboards
  • Stefan Höls – bass, backing vocals
  • Darryl van Raalte – freetless bass
  • Paul Harriman – bass
  • Anette Stangenberg – lead vocals
  • Diana Baden – whispers
  • Tommy Newton – guitars
  • Udo Dahmen – drums
  • Sue Wist – vocal intro
  • Fritz Hilpert – engineering, mixing

Track list

All tracks written by Frank Bornemann and Michael Gerlach, except where noted.

  1. Voyager of the Future Race
  2. Sensations
  3. Dreams
  4. Invasion of a Megaforce – Frank Bornemann, Achim Gieseler
  5. Rainbow – Frank Bornemann, Achim Gieseler
  6. Hero

 

On February 4, 1977.

Ra_Utopia

On February 4, 1977, “Bearsville Records” released “Ra”, the second Utopia studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Bearsville Sound Studio”, “Utopia Sound” and “Turtle Creek Barn” and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren- guitar and vocals
  • Roger Powell- keyboards and vocals
  • Kasim Sulton- bass and vocals
  • John “Willie” Wilcox -drums, percussion and vocals

Track listing:

  1. Overture: Mountaintop and Sunrise/Communion with the Sun – Hermann, Todd Rundgren
  2. Magic Dragon Theatre – Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton
  3. Jealousy – Todd Rundgren, John “Willie”Wilcox
  4. Eternal Love – Roger Powell, Kasim Sulton
  5. Sunburst Finish – Roger Powell, Todd Rundgren
  6. Hiroshima – Roger Powell, Todd Rundgren
  7. Singring and the Glass Glass Guitar – Roger Powell, Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, John “Willie” Wilcox