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In August 1973.

In August 1973, “United Artists” label released “Future Days”, the fifth Can studio album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt and Damo Suzuki.”Future Days” was ranked at number 8 on the Rolling Stone’s “50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time” list. In 1995, “Mojo” magazine named it the 62nd greatest album of all time.

Personnel:

  • Holger Czukay– bass, double bass
  • Michael Karoli– guitar, violin
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, percussion
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboards, synthesizers
  • Damo Suzuki– vocals, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks written by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, and Damo Suzuki.

  1. Future Days
  2. Spray
  3. Moonshake
  4. Bel Air
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In August 1973.

In August 1973, “United Artists” label released “Deliver the Word”, the sixth War album. It was recorded in 1973 at “Crystal Industries” and “Wally Heider Studios” in Los Angeles, “Caribou Studios” in Nederland, Colorado, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein, Lonnie Jordan and Howard Scott. The album design and photo was by Gary Sato.

Personnel:

  • Howard Scott– guitar, percussion, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, percussion, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, ARP violins, synthesizer, timbales, percussion, vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Papa Dee Allen– conga, bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Charles Miller– clarinet, alto, tenor and baritone saxes, percussion, vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, percussion, vocals, cover concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, except where noted.

  1. H2Overture
  2. In Your Eyes
  3. Gypsy Man
  4. Me and Baby Brother
  5. Deliver the Word
  6. Southern Part of Texas – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott , Jerry Goldstein
  7. Blisters

 

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “United Artists” label released “If 3”, the third If album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by John Child, J.W. Hodkinson, Dick Morrissey, Dave Quincy, Terry Smith, John Mealing, Jim Richardson  and Dennis Elliot.

Personnel:

  • W. Hodkinson– lead vocals, percussion
  • Dick Morrissey– tenor and soprano saxophones, backing vocals, flute
  • Dave Quincy– tenor and alto saxophones, flute
  • Terry Smith– guitar
  • John Mealing– organ, backing vocals, electric piano
  • Jim Richardson– bass
  • Dennis Elliott– drums

Track listing:

  1. Fibonacci’s Number – Dave Quincy
  2. Forgotten Roads – Dave Quincy, Preston
  3. Sweet January – Dave Quincy, Preston
  4. Child of Storm – Dave Quincy, J.W. Hodkinson
  5. Far Beyond – John Mealing, Preston
  6. Seldom Seen Sam – Terry Smith, J.W. Hodkinson
  7. Upstairs – Morrissey, Dick Morrissey
  8. Here Comes Mr. Time – John Mealing, Preston

In July 1980.

In July 1980, “United Artists” label released “New Clear Days”, the debut Vapors album. It was recorded 1979 -1980, at “Basing Street Studios” and “The Town House”, and was produced by Vic Coppersmith-Heaven.

Personnel:

  • David Fenton: Rhythm Guitar, Lead Vocals
  • Edward Bazalgette: Lead Guitar
  • Steve Smith: Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Howard Smith: Drums, Percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by David Fenton.

  1. Spring Collection
  2. Turning Japanese
  3. Cold War
  4. America
  5. Trains
  6. Bunkers
  7. News at Ten
  8. Somehow
  9. Sixty Second Interval
  10. Waiting for the Weekend
  11. Letter from Hiro

In June 1979.

In June 1979 “United Artists” label released “Night Owl”, the third Gerry Rafferty album. It was recorded 1978–1979, at “Chipping Norton Recording Studios” and “Lansdowne Recording Studios”, and was produced by Hugh Murphy and Gerry Rafferty.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty – vocals, acoustic guitar, polymoog, piano
  • John Kirkpatrick– accordion
  • Richard Thompson– guitar, mandolin
  • Barbara Dickson– background vocals
  • Richard Harvey– organ, synthesiser, recorder, penny whistle
  • Richard Brunton – guitar
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Betsy Cook– background vocals
  • Tommy Eyre– synthesiser, piano
  • Liam Genockey– drums
  • Graham Preskett – violin, fiddle, mandolin, piano
  • Raphael Ravenscroft– saxophone, lyricon
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Linda Thompson– background vocals
  • Pete Wingfield– organ
  • Gary Taylor – bass, vocals
  • Patrick(John Byrne) – front cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Rafferty.

  1. Days Gone Down (Still Got the Light in Your Eyes)
  2. Night Owl
  3. The Way That You Do It
  4. Why Won’t You Talk To Me?
  5. Get It Right Next Time
  6. Take the Money and Run
  7. Family Tree
  8. Already Gone
  9. The Tourist
  10. It’s Gonna Be a Long Night

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “United Artists” label released “Sneakin’ Suspicion”, the fourth Dr. Feelgood album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Rockfield Studios” and was produced by Bert de Coteaux.

Personnel:

  • Lee Brilleaux – vocals, guitar, harmonica, slide guitar
  • Wilko Johnson- guitar, backing vocals
  • John B. Sparks – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • The Big Figure – drums, percusison, backing vocals
  • Tim Hinkley- keyboards
  • Pat Moran – audio engineer
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Paul Henry – design
  • Gered Mankowitz- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Wilko Johnson; except where noted.

  1. Sneakin’ Suspicion
  2. Paradise
  3. Nothin’ Shakin’ (But the Leaves on the Trees) – Cirino Colacrai, Eddie Fontaine, Johnny Gluck, Diane Lampert
  4. Time and the Devil
  5. Lights Out – Seth David, Mac Rebennack
  6. Lucky Seven – Lew Lewis
  7. All My Love
  8. You’ll Be Mine – Willie Dixon)
  9. Walking on the Edge
  10. Hey Mama, Keep Your Big Mouth Shut – Ellas McDaniel

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “United Artists” label released “Rhinos, Winos and Lunatics”, the ninth Man album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Morgan Studios” in Willesden and “Trident Studios” in Wardour Street, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker.

Personnel:

  • Micky Jones – guitar, vocals
  • Deke Leonard– guitar, vocals
  • Malcolm Morley– guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Ken Whaley– basn
  • Terry Williams– drums, vocals
  • Engineers – Peter Kelsey, Martin Levan
  • Liner Notes – Michael Heatley
  • Art Direction, Design – Pierre Tubbs
  • Front and back cover photography – Keith Morris
  • Inside photography – David Redfern International

Track listing:

All tracks by Micky Jones, Deke Leonard, Malcolm Morley, Ken Whaley, Terry Williams except where noted.

  1. Taking The Easy Way Out Again
  2. The Thunder And Lightning Kid
  3. California Silks And Satins – Leonard, Morley
  4. Four Day Louise
  5. Intro
  6. Kerosene
  7. Scotch Corner
  8. Exit