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On April 6, 2009.

On April 6, 2009, “Heavenly Recordings” label released “Kingdom of Rust” the fourth Doves studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2009, at “Frank Bough Sound III” in Cheshire, “Green Gates” in Eyam, “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, “Moolah Rouge” Stockport, Manchester, and was produced by Jez Williams, Jim Goodwin, Andy Williams, Dan Austin and John Leckie.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams – vocals, guitar, synthesiser, bass, piano, organ, banjo, percussion, mixing
  • Jim Goodwin – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Andy Williams – vocals, drums
  • Martin Rebelski.- piano
  • Belinda Hammond – violin
  • Oliver Morris – violin
  • Alexandra Fletcher – viola
  • Elinor Gow – cello
  • Baluji Shrivastav – dilruba
  • Tom Rowlands – arrangements
  • Dan Austin – engineer
  • Adam Whittaker – engineer
  • Will Hensley – Pro tools engineer, mix assistant
  • Michael H. Brauer – mixing
  • Zac Froud – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Rick Myers – design
  • Deirdre O’Callaghan – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams.

  1. Jetstream
  2. Kingdom of Rust
  3. The Outsiders
  4. Winter Hill
  5. 10:03
  6. The Greatest Denier
  7. Birds Flew Backwards
  8. Spellbound
  9. Compulsion
  10. House of Mirrors
  11. Lifelines

On November 10, 1972.

On November 10, 1972, “Harvest” label released “Baby James Harvest”, the fourth Barclay James Harvest album. It was recorded in September 1972, at “Strawberry Studios” in Stockport, “EMI Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London,

Personnel:

  • Les Holroyd – vocals, bass, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, mellotron
  • John Lees – vocals, acoustic, electric and 12 strings guitar, sound effects
  • Woolly Wolstenholme – vocals, organ, piano, bells, tam tam, outro arrangement
  • Mel Pritchard – drums, percussion
  • Barry Thompson – alto saxophone
  • Bill Newton – alto saxophone
  • Norman Brown – tenor saxophone
  • Mat Whitworth – tenor saxophone
  • George Watts – baritone saxophone
  • Dave Browning – trumpet
  • Lennie Moakes – trumpet
  • Don Banks – trumpet
  • Brom Harvey – trumpet
  • Frank Dixon – trombone
  • Miff King – trombone
  • Frank Brierley – trombone
  • Austin Gleave – bass trombone
  • Brian Day – conductor, arrangements
  • Barclay James Harvest Symphony Orchestra – 60 piece ensemble
  • Martyn Ford – conduction, arrangement
  • Alan Travers – leader
  • John Bell – arrangements
  • Peter Tattersall – special effects, sound effects

Tracking listing:

  1. Crazy (Over You) – Les Holroyd
  2. Delph Town Morn – John Lees
  3. Summer Soldier – John Lees
  4. Thank You – John Lees
  5. One Hundred Thousand Smiles Out – Les Holroyd
  6. Moonwater – Woolly Wolstenholme, additional material by John Lees

In November 1988.

In November 1988, “Factory” label released “Bummed”, the second Happy Mondays album. It was recorded in August 1988, at “Slaughterhouse” in Great Driffeld, East Yorkshire, ”Strawberry Studios” in Stockport, Greater Manchester, and was produced by Martin Hannett.

Personnel:

  • Shaun Ryder– vocals
  • Paul “Horse” Ryder– bass
  • Mark “Cow” Day– guitar
  • Paul Davis– keyboards
  • Gary Whelan– drums
  • Mark “Bez” Berry– Bez
  • Dave Hassell – percussion
  • Steve Hopkins- piano
  • Horseman – banjo
  • The Slaughterhouse, Colin Richardson, John Spence, John Pennington, Strawberry, Laurence Diana – engineers
  • Central Station Design – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Shaun Ryder, Paul Ryder, Mark Day, Gary Whelan and Mark Berry, except where noted.

  1. Country Song
  2. Moving in With
  3. Mad Cyril – opens with the line “We’ve Been Courteous”
  4. Fat Lady Wrestlers
  5. Performance
  6. Brain Dead – Ryder’s opening “You’re rendering that scaffolding dangerous!” is a quote from the movie “Gimme Shelter”
  7. Wrote for Luck
  8. Bring a Friend
  9. Do It Better
  10. Lazy Itis – the song borrows from “Ticket to Ride” by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and nods to “Family Affair” and “Gonna Make You a Star” by David Essex

 

On March 11, 1975.

On March 11, 1975, “Mercury” label released “The Original Soundtrack”, the third 10 cc studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Strawberry Studios” in Stockport, Cheshire, and was produced by Lol Crème, Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman and Kevin Godley.

Personnel:

  • Lol Creme – vocals, pianos, organ, vibes, percussion, Gizmo, violins, Moog synthesizer, autoharp
  • Eric Stewart – vocals, steel guitar, electric piano, piano, organs
  • Graham Gouldman – vocals, bass, double bass, percussion, guitar, mandolins
  • Kevin Godley – vocals, drums, timpani, marimba, timbale, bongos, bass drum, cellos, percussion, Moog synthesizer
  • Cathy Redfern – additional vocals

Track listing:

  1. Une Nuit a Paris – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme
    • One Night in Paris
    • The Same Night in Paris
    • Later That Same Night in Paris
  2. I’m Not in Love – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  3. Blackmail – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  4. The Second Sitting for the Last Supper – Eric Stewart, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman, Kevin Godley
  5. Brand New Day – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme
  6. Flying Junk – Kevin Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  7. Life Is a Minestrone – Lol Creme, Eric Stewart
  8. The Film of My Love – Kevin Godley, Lol Creme

 

On September 1, 1976.

Bloody Tourists

On September 1, 1976, “Mercury” label released “Bloody Tourists”, the sixth 10cc studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Strawberry Studios” in Stockport, England, and was produced by Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Eric Stewart– lead vocal, guitars, piano, Moog synthesizer, organ
  • Graham Gouldman– lead vocals, bass, guitar, percussion
  • Rick Fenn– guitar, organ, Moog synthesizer, vocals
  • Duncan Mackay– synthesizer, piano, violin, keyboards, electric piano, backing vocals
  • Paul Burgess– percussion, congas, drums, glockenspiel, marimba, tambourine, timbales, triangle, bells, drums, vibraphone
  • Stuart Tosh– drums, percussion, tambourine, bells, vocals, lead vocal

Track listing:

  1. Dreadlock Holiday – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  2. For You and I – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  3. Take These Chains – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  4. Shock on the Tube (Don’t Want Love) – Eric Stewart
  5. Last Night – Graham Gouldman, Rick Fenn
  6. The Anonymous Alcoholic – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  7. Reds in My Bed – Eric Stewart, Stuart Tosh
  8. Life Line – Graham Gouldman
  9. Tokyo – Eric Stewart
  10. Old Mister Time – Duncan Mackay, Eric Stewart
  11. From Rochdaleto Ocho Rios – Graham Gouldman
  12. Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About!!! (Exclamation Marks) – Eric Stewart