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On February 14, 1974.

On February 14, 1974, “Harvest” label released “Valentine”, seventh Roy Harper album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner and Roy Harper.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper– vocals, guitar
  • Pete Sears- electric bass
  • Mike Gibbs – brassarrangement
  • Ronnie Lane- electric bass
  • Steve Broughton – percussion
  • David Bedford- orchestral arrangements
  • Joe Petagno – artwork (carbon Roy Harper portrait)

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper, except where noted.

  1. Forbidden Fruit
  2. Male Chauvinist Pig Blues
  3. I’ll See You Again
  4. Twelve Hours of Sunset
  5. Acapulco Gold
  6. Commune
  7. Magic Woman (Liberation Reshuffle)
  8. Che
  9. North Country – traditional, arranged by Roy Harper
  10. Forever

On March 4, 1985.

On March 4, 1985, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Whatever Happened to Jugula?”, the thirteenth Roy Harper studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Boilerhouse Studios”, and was produced by Roy Harper.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, percussion
  • Jimmy Page– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Tony Franklin– bass guitar
  • Nik Green – keyboards. mixing
  • Ronnie Brambles – drums
  • Steve Broughton– drums
  • Preston Heyman– drums
  • Nick Harper– semi-acoustic guitar
  • Koala Bear – sleeve notes, art work, design
  • Michael Scott – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper, except where noted.

  1. Nineteen Forty-Eightish
  2. Bad Speech
  3. Hope – Roy Harper, David Gilmour
  4. Hangman
  5. Elizabeth
  6. Frozen Moment
  7. Twentieth Century Man
  8. Advertisement (Another Intentional Irrelevant Suicide)

On June 14, 2016.

On June 14, 2016, Henry Campbell Liken McCullough died aged 72. He was guitarist, singer and songwriter, who has worked with many famous musicians including Joe Cocker, George Harrison, Roy Harper, Frankie Miller, Eric Burdon, Marianne Faithful, Ronnie Lane, Donovan, Bobby Harrison, Steve Marriot, Time Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. McCullough was member of Spooky Tooth, The Grease Band, Dr. Feelgood and Wings.

He released five solo albums and one EP:

  • Mind Your Own Business- 1975
  • All Shook Up – 1982 (EP)
  • Hell of A Record- May 1984
  • Cut- 1987
  • Get In The Hole– 1989  (live)
  • Blue Sunset- 1998

 

In December 1965.

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In December 1965, “Transatlantic” label released “It Don’t Bother Me”, the second Bert Jansch album. It was recorded in April 1965, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Nathan Joseph.

Personnel:

  • Bert Jansch – guitar, steel-string guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Roy Harper – guitar, vocals
  • John Renbourn – guitar
  • Ray Prickett – engineer
  • Brian Shuel – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Bert Jansch, except where noted.

  1. Oh, My Babe
  2. Ring-A-Ding Bird
  3. Tinker’s Blues
  4. Anti Apartheid
  5. The Wheel
  6. A Man I’d Rather Be
  7. My Lover
  8. It Don’t Bother Me
  9. Harvest Your Thoughts of Love – John Renbourn
  10. Lucky Thirteen
  11. As the Day Grows Longer Now
  12. So Long (Been On the Road So Long) – Alex Campbell
  13. Want My Daddy Now
  14. 900 Miles – traditional

In June 1975.

In June 1975, “Harvest” label released “HQ”, the eighth Roy Harper studio album. It was recorded in March 1975 at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner. The album artwork was by Hipgnosis.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper– vocals, guitar
  • David Gilmour– guitar
  • John Paul Jones– bass
  • Steve Broughton –drums
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Bill Bruford– drums
  • Dave Cochran –bass
  • TheGrimethorpe Colliery Band – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper

  1. The Game (Parts 1–5)
  2. he Spirit Lives
  3. Grown Ups Are Just Silly Children
  4. Referendum (Legend)
  5. Forget Me Not
  6. Hallucinating Light
  7. When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease

 

On February 24, 1975.

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On February 25, 1975, “Swan Song” label released “Physical Graffiti”, the sixth studio Led Zeppelin album. The double album was recorded July – December 1970, January and March 1971, May 1972, January and February 1974, at multiple locations, and was produced by Jimmy Page. The album included unreleased tracks from earlier recording sessions: one outtake from “Led Zeppelin III”, three tracks from “Led Zeppelin IV”, and three tracks from “Houses of the Holy”, including the unused title track. “Physical Graffiti” was certified 16× Platinum in the US by “RIAA”, and 2× Platinum in UK by “BPI”. In 1996, “Mojo” magazine ranked the album at number 47 on its list of “The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made”; in 2000, “Q” magazine ranked the album at number 32 on its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”; in 2001 “Classic Rock” magazine ranked the album at number 5 at its list of  “100 Greatest Rock Album Ever”; in 2003, the TV network  “VH1” named it the 71st “Greatest album ever”; in 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Physical Graffiti” at number 70 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”; in 2006 “Guitar World” magazine ranked the album at number 9 at its list of “Reader’s Poll: 100 Greatest Guitar Albums”.  In 1976, the album won “Grammy Award for Best Recording Package”.

Personnel:

  • John Bonham– drums, percussion
  • John Paul Jones– bass guitar, organ, acoustic and electric piano, mellotron, guitar, mandolin, VCS3 synthesiser, Hohner clavinet, Hammond organ, string arrangement
  • Jimmy Page– electric, acoustic, lap steel and slide guitar, mandolin
  • Robert Plant– lead vocals, harmonica, acoustic guitar
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Peter Corriston– artwork, design, cover design
  • Mike Doud – artwork, design, cover design
  • Elliot Erwitt, P. Fallon, Roy Harper– photography
  • Dave Heffernan – illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, except where noted.

  1. Custard Pie
  2. The Rover
  3. In My Time of Dying – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  4. Houses of the Holy
  5. Trampled Under Foot – John Paul Jones, Robert Plant
  6. Kashmir – John Bonham, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  7. In the Light – John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  8. Bron-Yr-Aur – Jimmy Page
  9. Down by the Seaside
  10. Ten Years Gone
  11. Night Flight – John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  12. The Wanton Song
  13. Boogie with Stu – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Ian Stewart
  14. Black Country Woman
  15. Sick Again

On October 5, 1970.

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On October 5, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Led Zeppelin III”, the third Led Zeppelin studio album. It was composed at a cottage in Wells, known as “Bron-Yr-Aur”, and was recorded  December 1969; January – August 1970, at “Rolling Stones Mobile Studio”, in Headley Grange, Hampshire; “Island Studios”, “Olympic Studios” in London,  and was produced by Jimmy Page. The album cover was designed the multimedia artist Zacron.  The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in UK by “BPI, and 6 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • John Bonham– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • John Paul Jones– bass guitar, Hammond organ, Moog synthesizer, mandolin, double bass, string arrangement
  • Jimmy Page– acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitars, banjo, dulcimer, bass, backing vocals
  • Robert Plant– lead vocals, harmonica

Track listing:

  1. Immigrant Song – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  2. Friends – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  3. Celebration Day – John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page
  4. Since I’ve Been Loving You – John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page
  5. Out in the Tiles – Jimmy page, Robert Plant, John Bonham
  6. Gallows Pole – traditional, arr. by Robert Plant, Jimmy Page
  7. Tangerine – Jimmy Page
  8. That’s the Way – Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  9. Bron-Y-Stomp – Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant
  10. Hats Off to (Roy) Harper – traditional, arr. by Charles Obscure