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In October 1973.

In October 1973, “United Artists” label released “Please Don’t Ever Change”, the fifth Brinsley Schwarz album. It was recorded in July 1973, and was produced by Vic Maile, Brinsley Schwarz, Ian Gomm, Billy Rankin and Nick Lowe.


  • Brinsley Schwarz – vocals, guitar, alto saxophone, piano
  • Ian Gomm – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Andrews – vocals, piano, organ
  • Nick Lowe – vocals, bass guitar
  • Billy Rankin – drums
  • Kingsley Ward, Len Foster, Vic Maile – engineers
  • Waldo’s Design – sleeve

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe, except where noted.

  1. Hooked on Love – Ian Gomm
  2. Why Do We Hurt the One We Love
  3. I Worry (‘Bout You Baby)
  4. Don’t Ever Change – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  5. Home in My Hand – Ronnie Self
  6. Play That Fast Thing (One More Time)
  7. I Won’t Make It Without You
  8. Down in Mexico
  9. Speedoo – Esther Navarro
  10. The Version (Hypocrite) – Leroy Sibbles

In September 1973.

In September 1973, “United Artists” label released “Back into the Future”, the seventh Man album. It was recorded May – July 1973, at “Rockfield Studios”, “Chipping Norton Recording Studios”, “Olympic Studios”, in June 1973 recorded live at the “Roundhouse” in London, and was produced by Vic Maile, Michael “Micky” Jines, Phil Ryan, Will Youatt and Terry Williams.


  • Michael “Micky” Jones – vocals, guitar
  • Alan “Tweke” Lewis – guitar
  • Phil Ryan – vocals, keyboards
  • Will Youatt – vocals, bass
  • Terry Williams – vocals, drums
  • Anthony Matthews – engineer
  • Pierre Tubbs – art direction, inside photography
  • Ruan O’Laughran – front photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Jones, Phil Ryan and Terry Williams, except where noted.

  1. A Night in Dad’s Bag
  2. Just for You
  3. Back into the Future
  4. Don’t Go Away
  5. Ain’t That Fight
  6. Never Say Nups to Nepalese
  7. Sospan Fach – traditional arranged by Gwalia Male Choir
  8. C’opn – Clive John, Michael Jones, Phil Ryan, Terry Williams
  9. Jam Up Jelly Tight / Oh No Not Again (Spunk Rock ’73) – Michael Jones, Phil Ryan, Terry Williams

On November 22, 1978.

On November 22, 1978, “Island” label released “Teenage Depression”, the debut Eddie and the Hot Rods album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Jackson Studios” in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, and was produced by Ed Hollis and Vic Maile.


  • Barrie Masters – vocals
  • Paul Gray– bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Nicol – drums, backing vocals
  • Dave Higgs – guitar, backing vocals, piano
  • Michael Beal – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Higgs, except where noted.

  1. Get Across to You
  2. Why Can’t It Be?
  3. Show Me – Joe Tex
  4. All I Need Is Money
  5. Double Checkin’ Woman
  6. The Kids Are Alright – Pete Townshend
  7. Teenage Depression
  8. Horseplay (Wearier of the Schmaltz)
  9. Been So Long
  10. Shake – Sam Cooke
  11. On the Run

In January 1975.

In January 1975, “United Artists” label released “Down by the Jetty”, the debut Dr. Feelgood album. It was recorded June – November 1974, and was produced by Vic Maile.


  • Lee Brilleaux- lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, slide guitar
  • Wilko Johnson- guitar, piano, backing and lead vocals
  • John B. Sparks – bass
  • The Big Figure – drums
  • Bob Andrews- organ, saxophone
  • Brinsley Schwarz- saxophone
  • Dave Charles, Kingsley Ward, Pat Moran – engineers

Track listing:

All tracks by Wilko Johnson; except where noted.

  1. She Does It Right
  2. Boom Boom – John Lee Hooker
  3. The More I Give
  4. Roxette
  5. One Weekend
  6. That Ain’t the Way to Behave
  7. I Don’t Mind
  8. Twenty Yards Behind
  9. Keep It Out of Sight
  10. All Through the City
  11. Cheque Book – Mickey Jupp
  12. Oyeh! – Mick Green
  13. Bony Moronie / Tequila – Larry Williams, Danny Flores- live recording

In October 1975.

In October 1975, “United Artists” label released “Malpractice”, the second Dr. Feelgood album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Olympic Studios” and “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Vic Maile.


  • Lee Brilleaux- guitar, harmonica, lead vocals
  • Wilko Johnson- guitar, backing vocals
  • The Big Figure – drums
  • John B. Sparks – bass
  • Bob Andrews- piano, keyboards, saxophone
  • Doug Bennett – engineer, advisor
  • Keith Morris- photography

Track listing:

  1. I Can Tell – Ellas McDaniel, Samuel F. Smith
  2. Going Back Home – Mick Green, Wilko Johnson
  3. Back in the Night – Wilko Johnson
  4. Another Man – Wilko Johnson
  5. Rolling and Tumbling – McKinley Morganfield
  6. Don’t Let Your Daddy Know – Wilko Johnson
  7. Watch Your Step – Bobby Parker
  8. Don’t You Just Know It – Huey “Piano” Smith, Johnny Vincent
  9. Riot in Cell Block No. 9 – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  10. Because You’re Mine – Wilko Johnson, Nick Lowe, John B. Sparks
  11. You Shouldn’t Call the Doctor (If You Can’t Afford the Bills) – Wilko Johnson


In April 1978.

In April 1978, “Epic” label released “V2”, the second Vibrators studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Vic Maile.


  • Knox- guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • John Ellis- guitar, keyboards, vocals, artwork
  • Gary Tibbs- bass, vocals
  • John “Eddie” Edwards – drums
  • Sisters of No Mercy – choir
  • Berlin Symphonia – strings
  • Nicky Graham – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Knox, except where noted.

  1. Pure Mania – includes an extract from “Red House” by Jimi Hendrix
  2. Automatic Lover
  3. Flying Duck Theory – John Ellis
  4. Public Enemy No. 1- Knox, Gary Tibbs
  5. Destroy – Knox, Gary Tibbs
  6. Nazi Baby
  7. Wake Up
  8. Sulphate
  9. 24 Hour People
  10. Fall in Love
  11. Feel Alright
  12. War Zone
  13. Troops of Tomorrow