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In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Vertigo” label released “Rockin’ All Over the World”, the tenth Status Quo studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Studio Bohus” in Sweden, and was produced by Pip Williams.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi– guitar, vocals
  • Rick Parfitt– guitar, vocals
  • Alan Lancaster– bass, vocals
  • John Coghlan– drums
  • Andy Bown– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Frank Ricotti- percussion

Track listing:

  1. Hard Time – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  2. Can’t Give You More – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  3. Let’s Ride – Alan Lancaster
  4. Baby Boy – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  5. You Don’t Own Me – Alan Lancaster, Mick Green
  6. Rockers Rollin’ – Rick Parfitt, Jackie Lynton
  7. Rockin’ All Over the World – John Fogerty
  8. Who Am I – Pip Williams, Peter Hutchins
  9. Too Far Gone – Alan Lancaster
  10. For You – Rick Parfitt
  11. Dirty Water – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  12. Hold You Back – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Bob Young
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In November 1969.

In November 1969, “Vertigo” label released “Valentyne Suite”, the second   Colosseum album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade- Hammond organ, vibraphone, piano, backing vocal
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith- saxophones, flute
  • Jon Hiseman- drums, machine
  • James Litherland- guitars, lead vocals
  • Tony Reeves- bass guitar
  • Neil Ardley- conductor, string arrangement

Track listing:

  1. The Kettle – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman
  2. Elegy – James Litherland
  3. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  4. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – James Litherland, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman
  5. Valentyne Suite Theme One: January’s Search – Dave Greenslade
  6. Valentyne Suite Theme Two: February’s Valentyne – Dave Greenslade
  7. Valentyne Suite Theme Three: The Grass is Always Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Vertigo” label released “Heat Treatment”, the second Graham Parker and The Rumour album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange and Nick Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Graham Parker– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Bob Andrews– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Brinsley Schwarz– guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Goulding– drums, backing vocals
  • Andrew Bodnar– Fender bass
  • Martin Belmont– guitar, backing vocals
  • John “Viscount” Earle– saxophones
  • Danny Ellis – trombone
  • Albie Donnelly – saxophones
  • Dick Hanson – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. Heat Treatment
  2. That’s What They All Say
  3. Turned Up Too Late
  4. Black Honey
  5. Hotel Chambermaid
  6. Pourin’ It All Out
  7. Back Door Love
  8. Something You’re Going Through
  9. Help Me Shake It
  10. Fools’ Gold

 

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Vertigo” label released “The Impossible Dream”, the third   Sensational Alex Harvey Band. It was recorded in 1974, at “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by David Batchelor, Derek Wadsworth, Alex Harvey, Zal Cleminson, Chris Glen, Hugh McKenna and Ted McKenna.

  • Alex Harvey– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Zal Cleminson– guitar
  • Chris Glen– bass guitar
  • Hugh McKenna – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Ted McKenna– drums
  • Vicky Silva – guest vocals
  • London-Scottish TA Regiment (including John Gilligan) – drums, pipes
  • Martin Rushent, Dave “Cyrano” Langston – engineer
  • Keith Davis – cover illustration, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Harvey and Hugh McKenna; except where noted.

  1. Hot City Symphony Part 1: Vambo
  2. Hot City Symphony Part 2: Man in the Jar – Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna, Alistair Cleminson
  3. River of Love
  4. Long Hair Music
  5. Hey – Alex Harvey, Zal Cleminson, Hugh McKenna
  6. Sergeant Fury – Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna, David Batchelor
  7. Weights Made of Lead – Alex Harvey
  8. Money Honey – Jesse Stone / The Impossible Dream – Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion
  9. Tomahawk Kid – Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna, David Batchelor
  10. Anthem

 

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Vertigo” label released the debut, self-titled Warhorse album.  It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Ashley Holt, Ged Peck, Mac Poole, Nick Simper, Ian Kimmet and Frank Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Ashley Holt – vocals
  • Ged Peck– guitar
  • Mac Poole – drums
  • Nick Simper– bass
  • Frank Wilson – keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Ashley Holt, Ged Peck, Mac Poole, Nick Simper and Frank Wilson,  except where noted.

  1. Vulture Blood
  2. No Chance
  3. Burning
  4. Louis – George Young, Harry Vand
  5. Ritual
  6. Solitude
  7. Woman of the Devil

In July 1976.

In July 1976, “Vertigo” label released “Howlin’ Wind”, the debut Graham Parker and The Rumour album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Graham Parker– vocals, acoustic guitar, Fender rhythm guitar
  • Brinsley Schwarz– guitar, Hammond organ, backing vocals
  • Bob Andrews– Lowrey organ, Hammond organ, piano, backing vocals
  • Martin Belmont– guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Goulding– drums, backing vocals
  • Andrew Bodnar– Fender bass
  • Stewart Lynas – brass arrangement
  • Herschel Holder – trumpet
  • Dave Conners – first tenor saxophone
  • Brinsley Schwarz – second tenor saxophone
  • Danny Ellis– trombone
  • John “Viscount” Earle– saxophone
  • Paul Bailey – guitar
  • Dave Otway – drums
  • Paul Riley– bass guitar
  • Noel Brown – slide guitar, dobro
  • Dave Edmunds– guitar
  • Ed Deane– slide guitar
  • Stewart Lynas – alto saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. White Honey
  2. Nothin’s Gonna Pull Us Apart
  3. Silly Thing
  4. Gypsy Blood
  5. Between You and Me
  6. Back to Schooldays
  7. Soul Shoes
  8. Lady Doctor
  9. You’ve Got to Be Kidding
  10. Howlin’ Wind
  11. Not If It Pleases Me
  12. Don’t Ask Me Questions

 

In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Vertigo” label released “Only Want You for Your Body”, the third Buffalo album. It was recorded on 1974 in US and Australia, and was produced by Spencer Lee.

Personnel:

  • Dave Tice– lead vocals
  • Peter Wells– bass
  • John Baxter– guitar
  • Jimmy Economou– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Tice and John Baxter, except where noted.

  1. I’m a Skirt Lifter, Not a Shirt Raiser
  2. I’m Coming On – Alvin Lee
  3. Dune Messiah
  4. Stay with Me
  5. What’s Going On
  6. Kings Cross Ladies
  7. United Nations
  8. What’s Going On – single version