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Lindisfarne: Nicely Out of Tune

In November 1970, “Charisma” label released “Nicely Out of Tune”, the debut Lindisfarne album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by John Anthony.

Personnel:

  • Alan Hull – vocals, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, organ, piano, electric piano
  • Ray Jackson – vocals, mandolin, harmonica, flatulette
  • Rod Clements – vocals, electric bass, organ, piano, violin, guitars
  • Simon Cowe – vocals, lead, acoustic and 12-string guitars, mandolin, banjo
  • Ray Laidlaw – drums

Track listing:

  1. Lady Eleanor – Alan Hull
  2. Road to Kingdom Come – Rod Clements
  3. Winter Song – Alan Hull
  4. Turn a Deaf Ear – Rab Noakes
  5. Clear White Light (Pt. 2) – Alan Hull
  6. We Can Swing Together – Alan Hull
  7. Alan in the River with Flowers – Alan Hull
  8. Down – Alan Hull
  9. The Things I Should Have Said – Rod Clements
  10. Jackhammer Blues – Woody Guthrie
  11. Scarecrow Song – Alan Hull

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Music” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the fifth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, at “Morgan Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell– vocals
  • Elton John– organ, piano
  • Ron Wood– guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan, Tony Hazzard, Doris Troy, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Liza Strike – background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Ray Jackson– mandolin
  • Madelene Bell – tambourine
  • Ian Armitt – piano
  • Ricky Brown – bass guitar
  • Dave Glover – bass guitar
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Lesley Duncan – chorus caster
  • Jimi Horowitz – executive producer
  • Ed Thrasher– art director
  • Judith Sims – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning – Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Charisma” label released “Fog on the Tyne”, the second Lindisfarne studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Trident Studios” and was produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Alan Hull- vocals, acoustic, electric and 12-string guitars, keyboards
  • Ray Jackson- vocals, mandolin, harmonica
  • Rod Clements- electric bass, acoustic, electric and 12-string guitars, violin
  • Simon Cowe – lead, acoustic and 12-string guitars, mandolin, vocals
  • Ray Laidlaw – drums
  • Ken Scott- engineer
  • Trevor and Franco – sleeve

Track listing:

  1. Meet Me on the Corner – Rod Clements
  2. Alright on the Night – Alan Hull
  3. Uncle Sam – Simon Cowe
  4. Together Forever – Rab Noakes
  5. January Song – Adam Hull
  6. Peter Brophy Don’t Care – Adam Hull, Terry Morgan
  7. City Song – Adam Hull
  8. Passing Ghosts – Adam Hull
  9. Train in G Major – Rod Clements
  10. Fog on the Tyne – Adam Hull

 

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Charisma” label released “Fool’s Mate”, the debut Peter Hammill  solo album. It was recorded in April 1971, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Anthony. The album cover design was by Paul Whitehead.

Personnel:

  • John Anthony- background vocals, producer
  • Hugh Banton- organ, piano, keyboards, background vocals
  • Rod Clements- bass, violin
  • Guy Evans- percussion, drums, background vocals
  • Robert Fripp- electric guitar
  • Peter Hammill – acoustic guitar, guitar, piano, keyboards, vocals
  • David Jackson- saxophone
  • Ray Jackson- harmonica, mandolin, harp, background vocals
  • Nic Potter- bass
  • Martin Pottinger – drums
  • Paul Whitehead– drums
  • Robin Cable – engineer
  • Paul Whitehead – artwork
  • Sebastian Rich – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Hammill; except where noted.

  1. Imperial Zeppelin – Peter Hammill, Chris Judge Smith
  2. Candle
  3. Happy
  4. Solitude
  5. Vision
  6. Re-Awakening
  7. Sunshine
  8. Child
  9. Summer Song (In The Autumn)
  10. Viking – Peter Hammill, Chris Judge Smith
  11. The Birds
  12. I Once Wrote Some Poems

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Sussex” label released “Still Bill”, the second Bill Withers studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Benorce Blackmon, Bill Withers, James Gadson, Melvin Dunlap and Ray Jackson. The album includes the single “Lean on Me”, which is number 205 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Personnel:

  • Bill Withers – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Benorce Blackmon – guitar
  • Raymond Jackson – piano, clavinet, electric piano, horn and string arrangements
  • Melvin Dunlap – bass
  • James Gadson- drums, percussion
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Withers, except where noted.

  1. Lonely Town, Lonely Street
  2. Let Me in Your Life
  3. Who Is He (And What Is He to You)? – Bill Withers, Stanley McKenny
  4. Use Me
  5. Lean On Me
  6. Kissing My Love
  7. I Don’t Know
  8. Another day to Run – Bill Withers, Benorce Blackmon
  9. I Don’t Want You on My Mind
  10. Take It All In and Check It All Out