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In December 1970.

In December 1970, “Fly” label released “Looking On”, the third Move album. It was recorded May – September 1970, at “Advision Studios” and “Philips Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne. “Looking On” was band’s first album containing entirely original compositions, and the first one to feature Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood- vocals, oboe, sitar, banjo, slide guitar, cello, guitars, bass, saxophones
  • Jeff Lynne- vocals, piano, guitars, percussion, drums
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion
  • Rick Price– bass
  • P. Arnold, Doris Troy— backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Looking On – Roy Wood
  2. Turkish Tram Conductor Blues – Roy Wood
  3. What? – Jeff Lynne
  4. When Alice Comes Back to the Farm – Roy Wood
  5. Open Up Said the World at the Door – Jeff Lynne
  6. Brontosaurus – Roy Wood
  7. Feel Too Good – Roy Wood

 

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In November 1975.

In November 1975, “Jet” label released “Mustard”, the second Roy Wood album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Phonogram Studios” and “De Lane Lea Studios” in  London, and was produced by Roy Wood.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood – all instruments, vocals, engineer
  • Annie Haslam, Phil Everly – vocals
  • Rick Price – bass, percussion, vocals, photography
  • Dave Donovan – drums
  • Dick Plant – engineer, vocals
  • Roger Wake, Mike Pela – engineer
  • Beverly Parker – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Wood.

  1. Mustard
  2. Any Old Time Will Do
  3. The Rain Came Down on Everything
  4. You Sure Got It Now
  5. Why Does Such a Pretty Girl Sing Those Sad Songs
  6. The Song
  7. Look Thru’ the Eyes of a Fool
  8. Interlude
  9. Get On Down Home

On August 1973.

In August 1973, “Harvest” label released “Boulders”, the first Roy Wood solo album.  It was recorded 1969 – 1971, at “Phonogram Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood – lead, harmony and backing vocals, electric guitarand acoustic guitars, bass, steel guitar,  piano,  drums,  percussion,  mandolin,  cittern,  bouzouki, banjo, cello, double  bass,  brass,  saxophones,  bassoon, recorders, harmonica, water bowl, sound effects, production, cover art
  • John Kurlander – harmonium

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Wood.

  1. Songs of Praise
  2. Wake Up
  3. Rock Down Low
  4. Nancy Sing Me a Song
  5. Dear Elaine
  6. Medley: All the Way Over the Hill, Irish Loafer (And His Hen)
  7. Miss Clarke and the Computer
  8. When Gran’ma Plays the Banjo
  9. Rock Medley: Rockin’ Shoes, She’s Too Good for Me, Locomotive

In May 1978.

In May 1978, “Epic” label released “Heaven Tonight”, the third Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 1977-1978, at “Record Plant” and “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Werman. In 1979 the album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in US by “RIIA” in 1995.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rick Nielsen– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson– bass, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos– drums
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Gary Ladinsky – engineer
  • Mike Beiriger – assistant engineer
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Jim Charne, Paula Scher– design
  • Reid Miles- photography

Track listing:

All songs by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.

  1. Surrender
  2. On Top of the World
  3. California Man – Roy Wood
  4. High Roller – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson, Robin Zander
  5. Auf Wiedersehen – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
  6. Takin’ Me Back
  7. On the Radio
  8. Heaven Tonight – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
  9. Stiff Competition
  10. How Are You – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
  11. Oh Claire – Bun E. Carlos, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson, Robin Zander

 

In May 1968.

In May 1968, “Mercury” label released “Basic Blues Magoos”, the third Blues Magoos studio album. It was recorded 1967-1968, and was produced by Bob Wyld, Art Polhemus, Ralph Scala, Ronnie Gilbert, Emil “Peppy” Thielheim, Mike Esposito and Geoffrey Daking.

Personnel:

  • Ralph Scala –lead vocals, keyboards
  • Ronnie Gilbert –bass guitar
  • Emil “Peppy” Thielheim –rhythm guitar
  • Mike Esposito –lead guitar
  • Geoffrey Daking –drums

Track listing:

  1. Sybil Green (Of the in Between) – Ralph Scala, Ronnie Gilbert
  2. I Can Hear the Grass Grow – Roy Wood
  3. All the Better to See You With – Ralph Scala, Ronnie Gilbert
  4. Yellow Rose – Emil Thielhelm, Ronnie Gilbert
  5. I Wanna Be There – Emil Thielhelm, Ralph Scala
  6. I Can Move a Mountain – Emil Thielhelm
  7. President’s Council on Psychedelic Fitness – Ralph Scala, Ronnie Gilbert
  8. Scarecrow’s Love Affair – Emil Thielhelm, Ronnie Gilbert
  9. There She Goes – Emil Thielhelm, Mike Esposito, Ralph Scala, Ronnie Gilbert
  10. Accidental Meditation – Mike Esposito
  11. You’re Getting Old – Emil Thielhelm, Ronnie Gilbert
  12. Subliminal Sonic Laxative – Emil Thielhelm, Mike Esposito, Ralph Scala, Ronnie Gilbert, Geoffrey Daking
  13. Chicken Wire Lady – Emil Thielhelm, Ronnie Gilbert

 

In March 1968.

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In March 1968, “Regal Zonophone” label released the debut, self-titled Move album. It was recorded in 1967, at “Advision Studios”; “De Lane Lea Studios”; “Olympic Studios” and “Maximum Studios” in London, and was produced by Denny Cordell.

Personnel:

  • Carl Wayne– lead and backing vocals
  • Roy Wood– guitars, backing and lead vocals
  • Trevor Burton– guitars, backing and lead vocals
  • Ace Kefford– bass, backing and lead vocals
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion, backing and lead vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano, harpsichord
  • Tony Visconti– string, brass and woodwind arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Wood, except where noted.

  1. Yellow Rainbow
  2. Kilroy Was Here
  3. (Here We Go Round) The Lemon Tree
  4. Weekend” (Bill Post, Doree Post)
  5. Walk Upon the Water
  6. Flowers in the Rain
  7. Hey Grandma – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson
  8. Useless Information
  9. Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart – James F. Hanley
  10. The Girl Outside
  11. Fire Brigade
  12. Mist on a Monday Morning
  13. Cherry Blossom Clinic

 

In December, 1970.

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In December 1970, “Fly” label released “Looking On”, the third Move album. It was recorded May – September 1970, at “Advision Studios” and “Philips Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne. It was band’s first album to feature Jeff Lynne, and first one containing entirely original compositions.

Personnel:

  • Roy Wood- vocals, oboe, sitar, banjo, slide guitar, cello, guitars, bass, saxophones
  • Jeff Lynne- vocals, piano, guitars, percussion, drums
  • Bev Bevan- drums and percussion
  • Rick Price- bass
  • P. Arnold, Doris Troy — backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Looking On – Roy Wood
  2. Turkish Tram Conductor Blues – Roy Wood
  3. What? – Jeff Lynne
  4. When Alice Comes Back to the Farm – Roy Wood
  5. Open Up Said the World at the Door – Jeff Lynne
  6. Brontosaurus – Roy Wood
  7. Feel Too Good – Roy Wood