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On February 11, 1977.

On February 11, 1977, “Deram” label released “Songwriter”, the second Justin Hayward album. It was recorded June – December 1976, at “Threshold” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke, Justin Hayward and Martin Wyatt.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hayward – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, drums, bass, violin, cello, flute, tambourine
  • Jim Cockey – violin
  • Tom Tompkins – viola
  • Tim Tompkins – cello
  • Mel Galley– bass
  • Terry Rowley – guitar
  • Dave Holland– drums
  • Ken Freeman– keyboards
  • Doremi Hayward – backing vocals
  • Peter Knight- strings arranger, conductor
  • Tony Clarke, Derek Varnals, Dave Baker – engineer
  • Dean Rod – assistant engineer
  • Gary Ladinkski – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Hayward.

  1. Tightrope
  2. Songwriter Part 1
  3. Songwriter Part 2
  4. Country Girl
  5. One Lonely Room
  6. Lay It on Me
  7. Stage Door
  8. Raised on Love
  9. Doin’ Time
  10. Nostradamus

 

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On November 10, 1967.

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On November 10, 1967, “Deram” label released “Days of Future Passed”, the second Moody Blues album. It was recorded October – November 1967, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke. It was band’s first concept album, with mixture of classical and rock elements, and is widely regarded as one of the first progressive rock albums at all.

Personnel:

  • Mike Pinder- mellotron, piano, tambura, vocals
  • Ray Thomas- flutes, percussion, piano, vocals
  • Justin Hayward- acoustic & electric guitars, piano, sitar, vocals
  • John Lodge- bass, vocals
  • Graeme Edge- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Peter Knight– conducting, arrangements
  • The London Festival Orchestra
  • Derek Varnals – engineering
  • Hugh Mendl– executive production, liner notes
  • Michael Dacre-Barclay
  • David Anstey – cover design, cover painting

Track listing:

  1. The Day Begins
  • The Day Begins – Peter Knight, The Moody Blues
  • Morning Glory – Graeme Edge
  1. Dawn: Dawn Is a Feeling
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Dawn Is a Feeling – Mike Pinder
  1. The Morning: Another Morning
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Another Morning – Ray Thomas
  1. Lunch Break: Peak Hour
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Peak Hour – John Lodge
  1. The Afternoon: Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) / Time to Get Away
  • Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) – Justin Hayward
  • (Evening) Time to Get Away – John Lodge)
  1. Evening: The Sun Set: Twilight Time
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • The Sunset – Mike Pinder
  • Twilight Time – Ray Thomas
  1. The Night: Nights in White Satin
  • Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward)
  • Late Lament – Graeme Edge, Peter Knight

On July 26, 1968.

In_search_of_the_lost_chord

On July 26, 1968, “Deram” label released “In Search of the Lost Chord”, the third Moody Blues album. It was recorded January – June 1968, at “Decca Studios” in West Hampstead, in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke. In the “Q”  and  “Mojo” “Classic Special Edition Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock”, “In Search of the Lost Chord” was ranked at number 37 in the list of “40 Cosmic Rock Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Mike Pinder– vocals, mellotron, piano, harpsichord, acoustic guitar, bass, cello, autoharp, tambura, spoken vocals
  • John Lodge– vocals, bass, acoustic guitar, cello, snare drum, tambourine
  • Graeme Edge- vocals, drums, timpani, tambourine, piano, percussion, tabla, spoken vocal
  • Ray Thomas– vocals, C flute, alto flute, soprano saxophone, oboe, French horn, tambourine
  • Justin Hayward– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, 12-string guitar,  sitar, harpsichord, bass, percussion, mellotron, piano

Track listing:

  1. Departure – Graeme Edge
  2. Ride My See – Saw – John Lodge
  3. Livingstone, I Presume – Ray Thomas
  4. House of Four Doors – John Lodge
  5. Legend of a Mind – Ray Thomas
  6. House of Four Doors (Part 2) – John Lodge
  7. Voices in the Sky – Justin Hayward
  8. The Best Way to Travel – Mike Pinder
  9. Visions of Paradise – Justin Hayward, Ray Thomas
  10. The Actor – Justin Hayward
  11. The World – Graeme Edge
  12. Om – Mike Pinder

 

On July 23, 1971.

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On July 23, 1971, “Treshold Records” released “Every Good Boy Deserves Favour”, the seventh Moody Blues album. It was recorded November 1970 – March 1971, at “Wessex Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hayward– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, sitar
  • John Lodge– vocals, bass, cello
  • Ray Thomas  vocals,  flute,  tambourine,  oboe,  woodwinds,  harmonica
  • Graeme Edge– electric and acoustic drums, percussion
  • Mike Pinder– vocals, mellotron, harpsichord, Hammond organ, piano, keyboards, Moog synthesizer
  • Derek Varnals – recording engineer
  • David Baker – assistant engineer
  • Harry Fisher – cutting engineer
  • Phil Travers – sleeve artist
  • Randall Nelson – lyrics sheet photograph

Track listing:

  1. Procession – Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Mike Pinder, Ray Thomas
  2. The Story in Your Eyes – Justin Hayward
  3. Our Guessing Game – Ray Thomas
  4. Emily’s Song – John Lodge
  5. After You Came – Graeme Edge
  6. One More Time to Live – John Lodge
  7. Nice to Be Here – Ray Thomas
  8. You Can Never Go Home – Justin Hayward
  9. My Song – Mike Pinder

On April 25, 1969.

Threshold of a dream

On April 25, 1969, “Deram” label released “On the Threshold of a Dream”, the fourth  Moody Blues album. It was recorded January 1969, at “Decca Studios”  in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke. The album was mixed and released in both  stereo  and   quadraphonic sound.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hayward- vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve-string acoustic guitar, cello,
  • John Lodge- vocals, bass, cello, double bass
  • Ray Thomas- vocals, harmonica, flute, tambourine, oboe, piccolo
  • Graeme Edge- drums, percussion, vocals, EMS VCS 3
  • Mike Pinder- vocals, mellotron, Hammond organ, piano, cello
  • Phil Travers – cover artwork

Track listing:

  1. In the Beginning – Graeme Edge
  2. Lovely to See You – Justin Hayward
  3. Dear Diary – Ray Thomas
  4. Send Me No Wine – John Lodge
  5. To Share Our Love – John Lodge
  6. So Deep Within You – Mike Pinder
  7. Never Comes the Day – Justin Hayward
  8. Lazy Day – Ray Thomas
  9. Are You Sitting Comfortably? – Justin Hayward, Ray Thomas
  10. The Dream – Graeme Edge
  11. Have You Heard (Part 1) – Mike Pinder
  12. The Voyage – Mike Pinder
  13. Have You Heard (Part 2) – Mike Pinder

On 14, March, 1975.

Bluejays

On March 14, 1975, “Treshold” label released “Blue Jays”, album by Justin Hayward and John Lodge.  it was recorded June – December 1974 at    “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke, Lol Crème and Kevin Godley.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hayward– vocals, guitar
  • John Lodge– vocals, bass, guitar
  • Jim Cockey – violin
  • Tim Tompkins – cello
  • Tom Tompkins – viola
  • Kirk Duncan – piano
  • Graham Deakin– drums
  • Lol Creme- vocals, guitar
  • Kevin Godley- vocals, drums
  • Graham Gouldman- vocals, bass
  • Eric Stewart- vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. This Morning – Justin Hayward
  2. Remember Me (My Friend) – Justin Hayward,John Lodge
  3. My Brother – Justin Hayward
  4. You – John Lodge
  5. Nights Winters Years – Justin Hayward
  6. Saved by the Music – John Lodge
  7. I Dreamed Last Night – Justin Hayward
  8. Who Are You Now – Justin Hayward
  9. Maybe – John Lodge
  10. When You Wake Up – Justin Hayward, John Lodge

On November 21, 1969.

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On November 21, 1969, “Treshold Records” released “To Our Children’s Children’s Children”, the fifth Moody Blues album.  It was recorded May – September 1969, at the “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hayward– vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, sitar
  • John Lodge– vocals, bass guitar, harp, acoustic guitar
  • Ray Thomas– vocals, flute, tambourine, bass flute, oboe
  • Graeme Edge– drums, percussion
  • Mike Pinder– vocals, Mellotron, piano, Hammond organ, acoustic guitar, celesta, double bass

Track listing:

  1. Higher and Higher – Graeme Edge
  2. Eyes of a Child I – John Lodge
  3. Floating – Ray Thomas
  4. Eyes of a Child II – John Lodge
  5. I Never Thought I’d Live to Be a Hundred – Justin Hayward
  6. Beyond – Graeme Edge
  7. Out and In – Mike Pinder, John Lodge
  8. Gypsy (Of a Strange and Distant Time) – Justin Hayward
  9. Eternity Road – Ray Thomas
  10. Candle of Life – John Lodge
  11. Sun Is Still Shining – Mike Pinder
  12. I Never Thought I’d Live to Be a Million – Justin Hayward
  13. Watching and Waiting – Justin Hayward, Ray Thomas