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In November 1975.

In November 1975, “A&M” label released “Nomadness”, the tenth Strawbs album. It was recorded June – July 1975, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Tom Allom.

Personnel:

  • Dave Cousins– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, dulcimer, banjo
  • Dave Lambert– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Chas Cronk– backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Rod Coombes– backing vocals, drums, acoustic guitar
  • John Mealing– piano, organ, electric piano
  • Tony Carr – congas
  • Jack Emblow– accordion
  • Tommy Eyre– piano, clavinet, synthesizer
  • John Lumley-Saville – synthesizer
  • Rick Wakeman– electric harpsichord
  • Tom Allom – cymbalum
  • Vic Gamm – engineer

Track listing:

  1. To Be Free – Dave Cousins
  2. Little Sleepy – Dave Lambert
  3. The Golden Salamander – Dave Cousins
  4. Absent Friend (How I Need You) – Dave Cousins
  5. Back on the Farm – Dave Cousins
  6. So Shall Our Love Die? – Dave Cousins
  7. Tokyo Rosie – Dave Cousins
  8. A Mind of My Own – Rod Coombes
  9. Hanging in the Gallery – Dave Cousins
  10. The Promised Land – Chas Cronk
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In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Oyster” label released “Deep Cuts”, the eleventh Strawbs album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Rupert Holmes.

Personnel:

  • Dave Cousins– lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Dave Lambert– lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Chas Cronk– backing vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Rod Coombes– backing vocals, drums, percussion
  • Robert Kirby– backing vocals, mellotron, electric piano, French horn
  • John Mealing– piano, organ, electric piano, harpsichord, synthesizer
  • Rupert Holmes– piano, harpsichord, clavinet, clarinet

Track listing:

  1. I Only Want My Love to Grow in You – Dave Cousins, Chas Cronk
  2. Turn Me Round – Dave Cousins, Chas Cronk
  3. Hard Hard Winter – Dave Cousins, Robert Kirby
  4. My Friend Peter – Dave Cousins, Chas Cronk
  5. The Soldier’s Tale – Dave Cousins, Chas Cronk
  6. Simple Visions – Dave Cousins, Chas Cronk
  7. Charmer – Dave Cousins, Chas Cronk
  8. Wasting my Time (Thinking of You) – Dave Cousins, Chas Cronk
  9. Beside the Rio Grande – Dave Cousins
  10. So Close and Yet So Far Away – Dave Cousins

 

On October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released the debut, self-titled Stealers Wheel album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The cover painting was by John Patrick Byrne.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty- guitar, lead vocals
  • Joe Egan- keyboards, lead vocals
  • Paul Pilnick – lead guitar
  • Tony Williams- bass
  • Rod Coombes– drums
  • Geoff Emerick, John Mills – engineering

Track listing:

  1. Late Again – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  2. Stuck in the Middle With You – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  3. Another Morning – Joe Egan
  4. I Get By – Joe Egan
  5. Outside Looking In – Gerry Rafferty
  6. Johnny’s Song – Gerry Rafferty
  7. Net to Me – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty
  8. José – Joe Egan
  9. Gets So Lonely – Joe Egan
  10. You Put Something Better Inside Me – Joe Egan, Gerry Rafferty