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On September 30, 1997.


On September 30, 1997, “Quinlan Road” label released “The Book of Secrets” the sixth Loreena McKennitt album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt, Brian Hughes and Donald Quan. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.


  • Loreena McKennitt – vocals, piano, keyboards, harp, kanun, accordion
  • Anne Bourne – cello
  • Aidan Brennan – acoustic guitar, mandola
  • Martin Brown – acoustic guitar, mandolin, mandola
  • Stuart Bruce – assembled drone, vocal drone
  • Paul Clarvis – snare drum
  • Nigel Eaton– hurdy-gurdy
  • Steáfán Hannigan – bodhrán
  • Nick Hayley – serang, rebec, lira da braccio
  • Brian Hughes– oud , electric guitar, acoustic guitar, irish bouzouki , guitar synthesizer, classical guitar, vocal drone
  • Robin Jeffrey – Victorian guitar
  • Martin Jenkins – mandocello
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Joanna Levine – viola da gamba
  • Hugh Marsh– violin
  • Osama – violin
  • Steve Pigott – additional keyboards
  • Donald Quan– tabla, timba, esraj, viola, additional keyboards , vocal drone
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • David Rhodes– electric guitar
  • Danny Thompson– acoustic bass
  • Bob White – tin whistle, shawm
  • String Quartet:
    • Jonathan Rees – 1st violin
    • Iain King – 2nd violin
    • Andy Brown – viola
    • Chris van Kampen – cello
  • Caroline Dale – string arrangements
  • Additional string arrangements – Brian Gascoigne and Doug Riley

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt except where noted.

  1. Prologue
  2. The Mummers’ Dance
  3. Skellig
  4. Marco Polo
  5. The Highwayman – lyric by Alfred Noyes, abridged by Loreena McKennitt
  6. La Serenissima
  7. Night Ride Across the Caucasus
  8. Dante’s Prayer

On September 27, 1979.


On September 27, 1979, “Columbia” label released “Recent Songs” sixth studio Leonard Cohen album. It was recorded April – May 1979, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Leonard Cohen and Henry Lewy.


  • Leonard Cohen – arranger, vocals
  • Charles Beck – bass
  • John Bilezikjian – guitar
  • Earl Dumler – oboe
  • Jim Gilstrap – vocals
  • Bill Ginn – keyboards
  • Ricardo Gonzalez – guitar
  • Steve Meador – drums
  • John Miller – bass
  • Paul Ostermayer – saxophone
  • Jose Perez – trumpet
  • Roger St Kennerly – vocals
  • Everado Sandoval – guitar
  • Pablo Sandoval – trumpet
  • Stephanie Spruill – vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – vocals
  • Randy Waldman – keyboards
  • Jennifer Warnes – vocals
  • Mitch Watkins – guitar
  • Maxine Willard Waters – vocals
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Skip Cottrell – assistant engineer, mixing assistant
  • Derek Dunann – assistant engineer, mixing assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. The Guests
  2. Humbled in Love
  3. The Window
  4. Came So Far for Beauty – Leonard Cohen,John Lissauer
  5. The Lost Canadian (Un Canadien errant) – Traditional,Antoine Gérin-Lajoie
  6. The Traitor
  7. Our Lady of Solitude
  8. The Gypsy’s Wife
  9. The Smokey Life
  10. Ballad of the Absent Mare

On September 27, 1972.


On September 27, 1972, “Island” label released “Catch Bull at Four”, the sixth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded in May 1972, at “The Manor Studio” in Oxfordshire; “Château d’Hérouville” in Hérouville, France; “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Paul Samwell-Smith. The album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.


  • Cat Stevens– lead and backing vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, minimoog, Böhm Diamond organ, Spanish guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric mandolin, RMI Electra piano, synthesizer, penny whistle, drums, percussion
  • Alun Davies– acoustic guitar, Spanish guitar, backing vocals
  • Alan James – bass,backing vocals
  • Jean Roussel– piano, Hammond organ
  • Gerry Conway– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Andreas Toumazis –bouzouki
  • S. Choir – backing vocals
  • Linda Lewis– backing vocals
  • Lauren Cooper – backing vocals
  • Del Newman –string arrangements
  • Jeremy Taylor– Spanish guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens except where noted.

  1. Sitting
  2. Boy with a Moon & Star on His Head
  3. Angelsea
  4. Silent Sunlight
  5. Can’t Keep It In
  6. 18th Avenue (Kansas City Nightmare)
  7. Freezing Steel
  8. O Caritas – Andreas Toumazis,Jeremy Taylor, Cat Stevens
  9. Sweet Scarlet
  10. Ruins

On September 24, 1979.


On September 24, 1979, “Asylum” label released “The Long Run”, the sixth Eagles studio album. It was recorded March 1978 – September 1979, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk and The Eagles. This was band’s last  album to feature Timothy B. Schmit, who had replaced founding member Randy Meisner, and the final studio album for “Asylum” label. “The Long Run” was certified 7 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • Don Felder– vocals, guitars, talkbox, organ
  • Glenn Frey– vocals, guitars, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Don Henley– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Timothy B. Schmit– vocals, bass guitar
  • Joe Walsh– vocals, electric guitars, slide guitar, talkbox,synthesizer, keyboards
  • Jimmy Buffett– backing vocals
  • The Monstertones – backing vocals
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Bob Seger– backing vocals
  • Engineers: Ed Mashal, Bill Szymczyk
  • Assistant engineers: David Crowther, Mark Curry, Phil Jamtaas, Bob Stringer, Bob Winder
  • Mastering and remastering: Ted Jensen
  • Art direction, design: Kosh
  • Photography: Jim Shea

Track listing:

  1. The Long Run – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  2. I Can’t Tell You Why – Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  3. In the City – Joe Walsh, Barry De Vorzon
  4. The Disco Strangler – Don Felder, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  5. King of Hollywood – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  6. Heartache Tonight – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bob Seger,  D. Souther
  7. Those Shoes – Don Felder, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  8. Teenage Jail – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, D. Souther
  9. The Greeks Don’t Want No Freaks – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  10. The Sad Café – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, D. Souther

On September 22, 1978.


On September 22, 1978, “Gama” label released “Breathless”, the sixth Camel studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “The Manor”, “Chipping Norton Recording Studios” in Threshold, UK, and was produced by Andrew latimer, Peter Bardens, Mel Collins, Richard Sinclair, Andy Ward, Dave Sinclair and Mick Glossop.


  • Andrew Latimer– vocals, guitar, Yamaha CS80/50
  • Peter Bardens– vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Mel Collins– flute, oboe, saxophone
  • Richard Sinclair– vocals, bass
  • Andy Ward– drums, percussion
  • Dave Sinclair– synthesizer, piano
  • Mick Glossop – engineer
  • Michael Munday & CREAM – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Breathless – Andrew Latimer, Peter Bardens, Andy Ward
  2. Echoes – Andrew Latimer, Peter Bardens, Andy Ward
  3. Wing and a Prayer – Andrew Latimer, Peter Bardens
  4. Down on the Farm – Richard Sinclair
  5. Starlight Ride – Andrew Latimer, Peter Bardens
  6. Summer Lightning – Andrew Latimer, Richard Sinclair
  7. You Make Me Smile – Andrew Latimer, Richard Bardens
  8. The Sleeper – Andrew Latimer, Peter Bardens, Andy Ward, Mel Collins
  9. Rainbow’s End – Andrew Latimer, Peter Bardens


On September 22, 1975.


On September 22, 1975, “Apple” label released “Extra Texture (Read All About It)”, the sixth George Harrison studio album. It was recorded February 1971, April –June 1975, August–September 1974, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles; “FPSHOT” in Oxfordshire, and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by George Harrison.


  • George Harrison– vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, ARP synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, piano, backing vocals
  • David Foster– piano, organ, ARP synthesizer, electric piano, tack piano, string arrangement
  • Gary Wright– organ, electric piano, ARP synthesizer
  • Jim Keltner– drums, percussion
  • Jesse Ed Davis– electric guitar
  • Klaus Voormann– bass
  • Paul Stallworth – bass, background vocals
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Tom Scott– saxophones
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet, trombone
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Jim Gordon– drums, percussion
  • Carl Radle– bass
  • Billy Preston– electric piano
  • Willie Weeks– bass
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Legs Larry Smith– vocal
  • Ronnie Spector– vocal
  • Norm Kinney – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by George Harrison.

  1. You
  2. The Answer’s at the End
  3. This Guitar (Can’t Keep from Crying)
  4. Ooh Baby (You Know That I Love You)
  5. World of Stone
  6. A Bit More of You”
  7. Can’t Stop Thinking About You
  8. Tired of Midnight Blue
  9. Grey Cloudy Lies
  10. His Name Is Legs (Ladies and Gentlemen)


On September 20, 1974.


On September 20, 1974, “Vertigo” label released “The Power and the Glory”, the sixth Gentle Giant album. It was recorded December 1973 – January 1974, at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Gentle Giant.


  • Derek Shulman– lead vocals tenor saxophone
  • Kerry Minnear– Hammond organ, piano, Minimoog, Clavinet, electric piano, Mellotron, marimba, vibraphone, cello, lead vocas
  • Ray Shulman– bass, violin, electric violin, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Gary Green– electric guitar, electric guitars, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • John Weathers– drums, tambourine, , sleigh bells, cymbals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kerry Minnear, Derek Shulman, and Ray Shulman, except where noted.

  1. Proclamation
  2. So Sincere
  3. Aspirations – Ray Shulman, Kerry Minnear
  4. Playing the Game
  5. Cogs in Cogs
  6. No God’s Man
  7. The Face
  8. Valedictory