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In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Short Cut Draw Blood”, the third Jim Capaldi studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Smith, Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Jim Capaldi- vocals, drums, percussion, drum machine
  • Jess Roden – guitar
  • Paul Kossoff – guitar
  • Chris Spedding – guitar
  • Pete Carr – guitar
  • Ray Allen – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Winwood- guitar, organ, piano, bass, Mellotron, harpsichord
  • Chris Wood- flute
  • Remi Kabaka– drums, percussion
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick- piano, clavinet
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Rosko Gee – bass
  • Jean Roussel – piano
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitar, horn arrangements
  • Peter Yarrow- acoustic guitar
  • Barry Beckett- piano, organ
  • Rico Rodriguez – trombone
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, spoons
  • Muscle Shoals Horns- horns
  • Harry Robinson – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Goodbye Love
  2. It’s All Up to You
  3. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers
  5. Short Cut Draw Blood
  6. Living on a Marble
  7. Boy With A Problem
  8. Keep On Trying
  9. Seagull
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On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Love Records” label released “The Knowledge”, the fifteenth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Glenn Tilbrook, Laurie Latham and Andrew Jones.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Tilbrook– vocals, guitar, keyboards, finger cymbals, handclaps
  • Chris Difford– vocals; guitar
  • Yolanda Charles – bass
  • Stephen Large– keyboards
  • Simon Hanson– drums
  • Steve Smith– percussion; backing vocal
  • Seamus Beaghen – additional keyboards
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel guitar
  • Dennis Greaves – guitar
  • Paul Jordanous – trumpet
  • Frank Mead, Chris Rand – saxophone
  • Matt Winch – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Cara McHardy – operatic vocals
  • Billie Godfrey, Bryan Chambers, Louise Marshall, Simon King – backing vocals
  • Ted Tilbrook – bass
  • Andrew Jones – bongos, handclaps
  • Louis Tilbrook – celesta
  • Chris McNally – harmonium

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.

  1. Innocence in Paradise
  2. Patchouli
  3. A&E
  4. Every Story
  5. Rough Ride
  6. Departure Lounge
  7. Final Score
  8. Please Be Upstanding
  9. The Ones
  10. Albatross
  11. Elmers End
  12. Two Forks

 

On March 2, 2010.

On March 2, 2010, “Equal Vision” label released “American Ghetto”, the fifth Portugal. The Man, studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Anthony Saffery.

Personnel:

  • John Baldwin Gourley – vocals, guitar, design, photography
  • Jason Sechrist – drums
  • Ryan Neighbors – keyboard, vocals
  • Zachary Scott Carothers – bass, vocals
  • Zoe Manville – vocals
  • Steve Smith – percussion
  • Ian Shaw – backing vocals
  • Bella Nobu – roadie, kazoo
  • Adam Taylor – synthesizer, programming, engineer, mastering, mixing
  • Alex Hartman – engineer
  • Austin Sellers – design

Track listing:

All tracks by John Baldwin Gourley.

  1. The Dead Dog
  2. Break
  3. 60 Years
  4. All My People
  5. 1000 Years
  6. Fantastic Pace
  7. The Pushers Party
  8. Do What We Do
  9. Just a Fool
  10. Some Men
  11. When the War Ends

 

In February 1972.

In February 1972, “Capricorn” label released “Dinnertime”, the second Alex Taylor album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and was produced by Johnny Sandlin.

Personnel:

  • Alex Taylor- vocals
  • Scott Boyer- guitar, background vocals
  • Chuck Leavell- piano, keyboards, vibraphone
  • Paul Hornsby- organ, keyboards
  • Johnny Sandlin- bass, moog synthesizer
  • Wayne Perkins- bass, guitar, slide guitar
  • John Hughey- steel guitar
  • Jim Nalls- guitar
  • Charlie Hayward- bass
  • Jaimoe- percussion, conga, timbales
  • Bill Stewart- drums
  • Roger Hawkins- percussion, conga, tambourine
  • Lou Mullenix- percussion, timbales
  • Earl Sims- percussion
  • Charles Chalmers, Sandra Chalmers, Ginger Holladay, Mary Holladay, Donna Rhodes, Sandra Rhodes, Temple Riser, Steve Smith – background vocals
  • Recording engineer – Steve Smith, Johnny Sandlin
  • Remixing – Johnny Sandlin, Jeff Willens, Richard Rosebrough, Danny Tuberville
  • Photography: Barry Feinstein, Tom Wilkes
  • Executive Supervisor: Phil Walden

Track listing:

  1. Change Your Sexy Ways – Alex Taylor, Chuck Leavell, Jim Nalls
  2. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  3. Comin’ Back to You – Scott Boyer
  4. Four Days Gone – Stephen Stills
  5. Payday – Jesse Winchester
  6. Who’s Been Talking? – Howlin’ Wolf
  7. Who Will the Next Fool Be? – Charlie Rich
  8. From a Buick Six – Bob Dylan

In November 1975.

In November 1975,  “Island” label released “Pressure Drop”, the second Robert Palmer studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Blue Seas Studio” in Hunt Valley, Maryland, and was produced by Steve Smith.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, percussion
  • Lowell George– guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– keyboards
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Richie Hayward– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Kenny Gradney, James Jamerson– bass
  • Ed Greene– drums, percussion
  • Jean Alain Roussel– clavinet, keyboards, Hammond B-3
  • Gordon DeWitty – clavinet
  • Gene Page– strings
  • The Muscle Shoals Horns– horns
  • Mel Collins– saxophones, flute
  • Mongezi Feza– trumpet, flageolet
  • Ray Allen – trombone
  • Vicki Brown, Fran Tate, Sam Clayton – backing vocals
  • David Snell – harp
  • Joe Brown– banjo
  • Steve York – harmonica
  • Martin Frye – tuba
  • Phill Brown– engineering
  • Graham Hughes – cover concept, design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Give Me an Inch
  2. Work to Make It Work
  3. Back in My Arms
  4. River Boat – Allen Toussaint
  5. Pressure Drop – Frederick Hibbert
  6. Here with You Tonight – Robert Palmer, Pete Gage
  7. Trouble – Lowell George
  8. Fine Time
  9. Which of Us Is the Fool

In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Island” label released “Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley”, the debut Robert Palmer solo album. It was recorded in 1974, in New York, New Orleans and at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, and was produced by Steve Smith.

  • Robert Palmer – vocals
  • Vicki Brown– backing vocals
  • Mongezi Feza – flageolet, horns
  • Art Neville– keyboards
  • Leo Nocentelli– guitar
  • George Porter, Jr.– bass
  • Joseph Modeliste– drums
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Lowell George– slide guitar, guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Richard Tee– piano
  • Gordon Edwards – bass
  • Bernard Purdie– drums
  • Jim Mullen– guitar
  • Jody Linscott– percussion
  • Steve York – harmonica solo
  • Steve Winwood– piano
  • Phill Brown– engineering, mixing
  • Ken Laxton – engineering
  • Alan Varner – engineering
  • Rhett Davies– engineering
  • Graham Hughes – artwork, cover photography

Track listing:

All songs by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Sailing Shoes – Lowell George
  2. Hey Julia
  3. Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley – Allen Toussaint
  4. Get Outside
  5. Blackmail – Robert Palmer, Lowell George
  6. How Much Fun
  7. From a Whisper to a Scream – Allen Toussaint
  8. Through It All There’s You

 

On September 1, 1977.

On September 1, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Enigmatic Ocean”, the sixteen  Jean-Luc Ponty album. It was recorded June – July 1977, and was produced by Jean-Luc Ponty.

Personnel:

  • Jean-Luc Ponty– electric violin, five-string electric violin, violectra, bells, grand piano, orchestration, arrangements
  • Allan Holdsworth– lead electric guitar
  • Daryl Stuermer– lead and rhythm electric guitar
  • Allan Zavod– organ, synthesizer, electric piano, grand piano, clavinet
  • Ralphe Armstrong– electric basses, fretless bass
  • Steve Smith– drums and percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Jean-Luc Ponty.

  1. Overture
  2. The Trans-Love Express
  3. Mirage
  4. Enigmatic Ocean – Part I
  5. Enigmatic Ocean – Part II
  6. Enigmatic Ocean – Part III
  7. Enigmatic Ocean – Part IV
  8. Nostalgic Lady
  9. The Struggle of the Turtle to the Sea – Part I
  10. The Struggle of the Turtle to the Sea – Part II
  11. The Struggle of the Turtle to the Sea – Part III