Tag Archives: War

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “United Artists” label released “All Day Music”, the fourth War album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, “Crystal Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein, Chris Huston, Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott.

Personnel:

  • Howard Scott– guitar, percussion, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, percussion, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, percussion, vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Papa Dee Allen– conga, bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Charles Miller– flute, alto, tenor and baritone saxes, percussion, vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, percussion, vocals
  • Chris Huston and Richard Moore – engineers
  • Bob Gordon – photography

Track listing:

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

  1. All Day Music – Jerry Goldstein, Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott
  2. Get Down – Jerry Goldstein, Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott
  3. That’s What Love Will Do – Milton James, Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott
  4. There Must Be a Reason
  5. Nappy Head (Theme from Ghetto Man)
  6. Slippin’ Into Darkness
  7. Baby Brother
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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 May 1975.

In May 1975, “Virgin” label released “In Praise of Learning”, the second Henry Cow and Slapp Happy collaborative album. It was recorded February-March 1975, at “The Manor”, and was produced by Phil Becque, Henry Cow and Slapp Happy. The album cover art work was by Ray Smith and was the last of the three “paint socks” of Henry Cow’s albums.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hodgkinson– organ, clarinet, piano
  • Fred Frith– guitar, violin, xylophone, piano
  • John Greaves– bass guitar, piano
  • Lindsay Cooper– bassoon, oboe
  • Chris Cutler– drums, radio
  • Dagmar Krause – voice
  • Peter Blegvad– guitar, voice, clarinet
  • Anthony Moore– piano, electronics, tapework
  • Geoff Leigh– soprano saxophone
  • Mongezi Feza– trumpet
  • Phil Becque– oscillator
  • Ray Smith– cover art

Track listing:

  1. War – Anthony Moore
  2. Living in the Heart of the Beast – Tim Hodgkinson
  3. Beginning: The Long March – Henry Cow, Slapp Happy
  4. Beautiful as the Moon – Terrible as an Army with Banners – Fred Frith, Chris Cutler
  5. Morning Star – Henry Cow, Slap Happy

In April 1971.

In April 1971, “United Artists” label released the third, self-titled War album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein.

Personnel:

  • “Papa” Dee Allen– conga, bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums, percussion, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, percussion, vocals
  • Charles Miller– flute, alto sax, baritone sax, tenor sax, percussion, vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, vocals
  • Howard Scott– guitar, percussion, vocals
  • Chris Huston – engineer

Track listing:

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

  1. Sun Oh Son
  2. Lonely Feelin’
  3. Back Home – help with the lyrics Hilton Valentine
  4. War Drums
  5. Vibeka
  6. Fidel’s Fantasy

On October 29, 1984.

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On October 29, 1984, “ZTT / Island” labels released “Welcome to the Pleasuredome”, the debut Frankie Goes to Hollywood album. It was recorded July 1983-1984, at “Manor Studios” in Oxford; “Sarm Studios” in London, and was produced by Trevor Horn.

Personnel:

  • Holly Johnson: lead vocals
  • Paul Rutherford: backing vocals
  • Brian Nash: guitar
  • Mark O’Toole: bass
  • Peter Gill: drums
  • J. Jeczalik: keyboards, programming, software
  • Andrew Richards: keyboards
  • Luís Jardim: percussion
  • Anne Dudley: keyboards, string arrangement
  • Stephen Lipson: guitar
  • Steve Howe: acoustic guitar
  • Trevor Rabin: guitar, keyboards
  • Trevor Horn: backing vocals, bass
  • Engineers: Stuart Bruce, Steve Lipson
  • Mastering: Ian Cooper

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Gill, Holly Johnson, Brian Nash and Mark O’Toole except where noted.

  1. Well
  2. The World Is My Oyster – Peter Gill, Holly Johnson, Brian Nashand Mark O’Toole, Andy Richards
  3. Snatch of Fury (Stay) – Gerry Marsden
  4. Welcome to the Pleasuredome
  5. Relax (Come Fighting)
  6. War (…and Hide) – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  7. Two Tribes (For the Victims of Ravishment)
  8. Tag
  9. Ferry (Go) – Gerry Marsden
  10. Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen
  11. San Jose (The Way) – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  12. Wish (The Lads Were Here)
  13. The Ballad of 32
  14. Krisco Kisses
  15. Black Night White Light
  16. The Only Star in Heaven
  17. The Power of Love
  18. Bang

On June 16, 1975.

War-Why Can't We Be Friends

On June 16, 1975, “United Artists” label released “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” the seventh War studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein,  Lonnie Jordan and Howard Scott.

Personnel:

  • Howard Scott– guitar, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, percussion, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, 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

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. Don’t Let No One Get You Down – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  2. Lotus Blossom -Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott , Francie Nelson
  3. Heartbeat
  4. Leroy’s Latin Lament (Medley)
  • Lonnie Dreams
  • The Way We Feel – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, lyrics: Keri Oskar
  • La Fiesta
  • Lament
  1. Smile Happy
  2. So
  3. Low Rider – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  4. In Mazatlan
  5. Why Can’t We Be Friends? -Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein

On March 6, 1970.

Psychedelic-Shack

On March 6, 1970, “Gordy” label released “Psychedelic Shack”, the twelfth Temptations studio album. “Psychedelic Shack” was recorded from November 1969 to February 1970, and was produced by Norman Whitfield.

Personnel:

  • Dennis Edwards: vocals (tenor)
  • Eddie Kendricks: vocals (tenor/falsetto)
  • Paul Williams: vocals (tenor/baritone)
  • Melvin Franklin: vocals (bass)
  • Otis Williams: vocals (tenor/baritone)
  • The Funk Brothers: instrumentation

Track listing:

All tracks by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong.

  1. Psychedelic Shack
  2. You Make Your Own Heaven and Hell Right Here on Earth
  3. Hum Along and Dance
  4. Take a Stroll Thru Your Mind
  5. It’s Summer
  6. War
  7. You Need Love Like I Do (Don’t You)
  8. Friendship Train