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On August 15, 1975.

Atlantic Crossing

On August 15, 1975, “Riva” label released “Atlantic Crossing”, the sixth Rod Stewart album. It was recorded .April-June 1975, at “A&R” in New York; “Criteria” in Miami; “Wally Heider” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Dowd. The album was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.


  • Rod Stewart – vocals
  • Pete Carr- acoustic guitar and electric guitar
  • Jesse Ed Davis- guitars
  • Steve Cropper- guitars
  • Fred Tackett, guitars
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitars
  • Barry Beckett- keyboards
  • Albhy Galuten- keyboards
  • Booker T. Jones- Hammond organ
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Lee Sklar- bass
  • Bob Glaub- bass
  • David Hood- bass
  • David Lindley- mandolin, violin
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums
  • Roger Hawkins- drums
  • Nigel Olsson- drums
  • Willie Correa- drums
  • The Memphis Horns- trumpet, trombone, saxophone
  • Cindy & Bob Singers, The Pets & The Clappers – backing vocals
  • String arrangements byArif Mardin and James Mitchell

Track listing:

  1. Three Time Loser – Rod Stewart
  2. Alright for an Hour – Rod Stewart, Jesse Ed Davis
  3. All in the Name of Rock ‘N’ Roll – Rod Stewart
  4. Drift Away – Mentor Williams
  5. Stone Cold Sober – Rod Stewart, Steve Cropper
  6. I Don’t Want to Talk About It – Danny Whitten
  7. It’s Not The Spotlight – Barry Goldberg, Gerry Goffin
  8. This Old Heart of Mine – Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland, Sylvia Moy
  9. Still Love You – Rod Stewart
  10. Sailing – Gavin Sutherland

On August 7, 1970.

Question of balance

On August 7, 1970, “Treshold” released “Question of Balance”, the sixth Moody Blues album. It was recorded January – June 1970, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke.


  1. Justin Hayward- vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, mandolin
  2. Ray Thomas- vocals, flute, tambourine
  3. Graeme Edge- drums, percussion, whispered vocal
  4. Mike Pinder- vocals, Mellotron, Moog synthesizer, piano, maracas, acoustic guitar
  5. John Lodge- vocals, bass

Track listing:

  1. Question – Justin Hayward
  2. How Is It (We Are Here) – Mike Pinder
  3. And the Tide Rushes In – Ray Thomas
  4. Don’t You Feel Small – Graeme Edge
  5. Tortoise and the Hare – John Lodge
  6. It’s Up to You – Justin Hayward
  7. Minstrel’s Song – John Lodge
  8. Dawning Is the Day – Justin Hayward
  9. Melancholy Man – Mike Pinder
  10. The Balance – Graeme Edge, Ray Thomas

On July 29, 1997.

Northern fan club

On July 29, 1997, “Creation” label released “Songs from Northern Britain”, the sixth Teenage Fanclub studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Rich Farm Studios, in Surrey; “Air Studios”; “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by David Bianco and Teenage Fanclub.


  • Norman Blake- vocals, guitar
  • Gerard Love- vocals, bass
  • Raymond McGinley- vocals, guitar
  • Paul Quinn- drums
  • George Borowski- backing vocals, guitar
  • David Bianco- piano
  • Sonia Slany – strings
  • Jocelyn Pook- strings
  • Ann Morfee – strings
  • Dinah Beamish – strings
  • Susan Bell – strings
  • Claire Orsler – strings
  • Sara Herbert – strings
  • Jules Singleton – strings
  • Neil Sidwell – brass
  • Steve Sidwell – brass
  • Jamie Talbot – brass
  • Dave Bishop – brass

Track listing:

  1. Start Again – Norman Blake
  2. Ain’t That Enough – Gerard Love
  3. Can’t Feel My Soul – Raymond McGinley
  4. I Don’t Want to Control You – Norman Blake
  5. Planets – Norman Blake, MacDonald
  6. It’s a Bad World – Raymond McGinley
  7. Take the Long Way Round – Gerard Love
  8. Winter – Norman Blake
  9. I Don’t Care – Raymond McGinley
  10. Mount Everest – Gerard Love
  11. Your Love Is the Place Where I Come From – Raymond McGinley
  12. Speed of Light – Gerard Love

On March 12, 1982.


On March 12, 1982, “Polydor” label released “The Gift”, the sixth and final The Jam studio album. It was recorded October 1981 – 1982, and was produced by Peter Wilson, Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton, Rick Buckler.


  • Paul Weller- guitar, vocals, design, art direction
  • Bruce Foxton– bass
  • Rick Buckler- drums, percussion
  • Pete Wilson- keyboards
  • Keith Thomas, Steve Nichol – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Weller except where noted:

  1. Happy Together
  2. Ghosts
  3. Precious
  4. Just Who Is the 5 O’Clock Hero?
  5. Trans-Global Express
  6. Running on the Spot
  7. Circus (Bruce Foxton)
  8. The Planner’s Dream Goes Wrong
  9. Carnation
  10. Town Called Malice
  11. The Gift


On January 26, 1973.


On January 26, 1973, “DJM Records” released “Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player”, the sixth Elton John studio album. It was recorded in June 1972, at the “Château d’Hérouville” in Hérouville, France, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon.


  • Elton John– vocals, acoustic piano, electric piano, Leslie piano, Farfisa organ, harmonium, mellotron
  • Davey Johnstone– acoustic, electric, and Leslie guitars, banjo, sitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Dee Murray– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Nigel Olsson– drums, maracas, backing vocals
  • Ken Scott– ARP synthesizer
  • Gus Dudgeon– brass arrangement
  • Paul Buckmaster– orchestral arrangement
  • Jacques Bolognesi –trombone
  • Ivan Jullien – trumpet
  • Jean-Louis Chautemps, Alain Hatot – saxophones

Track listing:

All tracks by Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

  1. Daniel
  2. Teacher I Need You
  3. Elderberry Wine
  4. Blues for My Baby and Me
  5. Midnight Creeper
  6. Have Mercy on the Criminal
  7. I’m Going to Be a Teenage Idol
  8. Texan Love Song
  9. Crocodile Rock
  10. High Flying Bird


On December 7, 1973.


On December 7, 1973, “Atlantic” label released “Tales from Topographic Oceans”, the sixth Yes studio album. It  was recorded in 1973, at the “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Eddy Offord, Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman and Alan White.  Rick Wakeman disagreed with the direction that Yes took and spent little time writing and recording with them, and he left the band in 1974.

  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals, harp, drums, percussion
  • Steve Howe– guitars, vocals
  • Chris Squire– bass guitar, timpani, vocals
  • Rick Wakeman– Minimoog synthesiser, Mellotron, Hammond organ, pipe organ, RMI Electra Piano, grand piano
  • Alan White– drums, percussion, piano
  • Guy Bidmead – tapes
  • Mansell Litho – plates
  • Roger Dean– cover design, illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jon Anderson and Steve Howe, all music by Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman and Alan White.

  1. The Revealing Science of God (Dance of the Dawn)
  2. The Remembering (High the Memory)
  3. The Ancient (Giants Under the Sun)
  4. Ritual (Nous Sommes du Soleil)

On November 18, 1974.


On November 18, 1974, “Charisma” label released “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway”, the sixth Genesis studio album. It was band’s last studio album  with Peter Gabriel and was recorded August – October 1974, at the “Island Mobile Studios” in Wales, and was produced by John Burns and Genesis. “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway” was ranked at number 9 on the “Rolling Stone” magazine list of “50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time”. The album was deemed one of the 23 “Maddest and Most Memorable Concept Albums” by “NME”.


  • Tony Banks – Hammond organ, Electra piano, Mellotron , synthesizers, piano
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute, oboe, tambourine, experiments with foreign sounds
  • Steve Hackett – guitars
  • Mike Rutherford – bass
  • Brian Eno – enossification (vocal treatments)

Track listing

All tracks by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford.

  1. The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
  2. Fly on a Windshield
  3. Broadway Melody of 1974
  4. Cuckoo Cocoon
  5. In the Cage
  6. The Grand Parade of Lifeless Packaging
  7. Back in N.Y.C.
  8. Hairless Heart
  9. Counting Out Time
  10. The Carpet Crawlers
  11. The Chamber of 32 Doors
  12. Lilywhite Lillith
  13. The Waiting Room
  14. Anyway
  15. Here Comes the Supernatural Anesthetist
  16. The Lamia
  17. Silent Sorrow in Empty Books
  18. The Colony of Slipperman
  • The Arrival
  • A visit to the Doktor
  • The Raven
  1. Ravine
  2. The Light Dies Down on Broadway
  3. Riding the Scree
  4. In the Rapids
  5. It