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In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Island” label released “Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)”, the second Brian Eno album. It was recorded in September 1974, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Brian Eno– vocals, electronics, snake guitar, keyboards
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar, production assistance
  • Brian Turrington – bass guitar, piano
  • Freddie Smith – drums
  • Robert Wyatt– percussion, backing vocals
  • Portsmouth Sinfonia– strings
  • Randi and the Pyramids – chorus
  • The Simplistics – chorus
  • Andy Mackay– brass
  • Phil Collins– drums
  • Polly Eltes – vocals
  • Peter Schmidt– oblique strategies, album cover art
  • Rhett Davies– engineering
  • Robert Ash – engineering assistance
  • Denny Bridges (AIR) – audio engineering
  • Jon Walls (AIR) – engineering assistance
  • Nicholas Pearson – special aide
  • Bill Kelsey – special equipment
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • David Hill – Ampex ATR 2Ch Tape playback with ARIA electronics
  • John Bonis – typography, lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno, except where noted.

  1. Burning Airlines Give You So Much More
  2. Back in Judy’s Jungle
  3. The Fat Lady of Limbourg
  4. Mother Whale Eyeless
  5. The Great Pretender
  6. Third Uncle – Brian Eno, arranged by Brian Turrington
  7. Put a Straw Under Baby
  8. The True Wheel – Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera
  9. China My China
  10. Taking Tiger Mountain
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In June 1977.

In June 1977, Island” label released the debut, self-titled Steve Winwood solo studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Steve Winwood, Chris Blackwell and Mark Miller Mundy.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood – lead and backing vocals, electric piano, synthesizer, guitars, saxophone, organ, clavinet, harmonium, string synthesizer, harpsichord, drums, percussion
  • Brother James – percussion
  • Willie Weeks– bass
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Nicole Winwood – backing vocal
  • Jim Capaldi– percussion, backing vocal
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah – congas
  • Junior Marvin– guitar
  • John Susswell – drums
  • Alan Spenner– bass guitar
  • Robert Ash – assistant engineer
  • Phill Brown – recording engineer
  • Fin Costello – photography
  • Ray Doyle – assistant engineer
  • Lee Hulko – mastering
  • James Hutcheson – cover design, paintings
  • Mark Miller Mundy – associate producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Hold On
  2. ime Is Running Out
  3. Midland Maniac – Stevie Winwood
  4. Vacant Chair – Stevie Winwood,Viv Stanshall
  5. Luck’s In
  6. Let Me Make Something in Your Life

In April 1978.

In April 1978, “Columbia” label released the debut, self-titled The Only Ones album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Robert Ash, Peter Perrett, John Perry, Alan Mair and Mike Kellie.

Personnel:

  • Peter Perrett– lead and background vocals; guitars; keyboards
  • John Perry– guitars; keyboards
  • Alan Mair– bass guitars
  • Mike Kellie– drums
  • Mick Gallagher– keyboards
  • Gordon Edwards – keyboards
  • Raphael & Friends – horns
  • Koulla Kakoulli – backing vocals
  • Robert Ash – engineer
  • Ed Hollis – various engineering
  • Steve Lillywhite– various engineering
  • John Burns – various engineering
  • Ian Maidman – various engineering
  • John Dent – mastering engineer
  • Peter “Kodick” Gravelle – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Perrett.

  1. The Whole of the Law
  2. Another Girl, Another Planet
  3. Breaking Down
  4. City of Fun
  5. The Beast
  6. Creature of Doom
  7. It’s the Truth
  8. Language Problem
  9. No Peace for the Wicked
  10. The Immortal Story