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Mott the Hopple: Same

On November 22, 1969, “Island” label released the self-titled, debut Mott the Hoople album. It was recorded May – July 1969, at “Morgan” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens. 

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – lead vocals, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Mick Ralphs – lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Verden Allen – organ, backing vocals
  • Pete “Overend” Watts – bass, backing vocals
  • Dale “Buffin” Griffin – drums, backing vocals
  • Guy Stevens – piano
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • M. C. Escher – front cover drawing

Track listing:

  1. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  2. At the Crossroads – Doug Sahm
  3. Laugh At Me – Sonny Bono
  4. Backsliding Fearlessly – Ian Hunter
  5. Rock and Roll Queen – Mick Ralphs
  6. Rabbit Foot and Toby Time – Mike Ralphs
  7. Half Moon Bay – Mike Ralphs, Ian Hunter
  8. Wrath and Wroll – Guy Stevens

On May 24, 1980.

On May 24, 1980, “Back Door/Phonogram” label released “Compass Kumpas”, the debut Dalek I Love You album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, “Amazon Studios” in Liverpool and was produced by The Blitz Brothers, Alan Gill and Dave Hughes..

Personnel:

  • Alan Gill – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Hughes – piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Hugh Jones– bass, recording
  • Chris Hughes- additional drums, percussion
  • Ken Peers– drums
  • Dave Bates – additional backing vocals
  • Frazer Henry – recording

Track listing:

All tracks Alan Gill and Dave Hughes, except where noted.

  1. The World
  2. 8 Track
  3. Dalek I Love You (Destiny)
  4. A Suicide
  5. The Kiss
  6. Trapped
  7. Two Chameleons
  8. Freedom Fighters
  9. You Really Got Me
  10. Mad
  11. Good Times
  12. We’re All Actors
  13. Heat
  14. Missing 15 Minutes

 

In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Island” label released “Double Fun” the fourth Robert Palmer album. It was recorded 1977-1978,  at “The Hit Factory”, “Media Sound Recordings” in New York and “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, and was produced by Robert Palmer and Tom Moulton.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Freddie Harris – guitar
  • Neil Hubbard– guitar
  • J. Tindall– guitar
  • James Mahoney – guitar
  • Donovan McKitty – guitar
  • Ron Kersey– keyboards
  • Steve Robbins – keyboards
  • James Allen Smith – keyboards
  • Louis John Davis – keyboards
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Edward Putmon – keyboards
  • Jimmy Williams – bass
  • Pierre Brock – bass
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Richie Hayward– drums
  • Chris Parker– drums
  • Keith Errol Benson – drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums, percussion
  • Robert Greenidge– percussion
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Harry Bluestone – concertmaster
  • Don Renaldo – concertmaster
  • Gene Davis – string arrangements
  • John Davis – string arrangements
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • Brian Russell – backing vocals
  • Phill Brown, Arthur Stoppe, Tom Moulton – engineer
  • Jose Rodriguez – mastering
  • Tina Bossidy – art direction
  • Hiro (51) – photography
  • Chris Blackwell – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Every Kinda People- Andy Fraser
  2. Best of Both Worlds
  3. Come Over
  4. Where Can It Go?
  5. Night People – Allen Toussaint
  6. Love Can Run Faster
  7. You Overwhelm Me
  8. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  9. You’re Gonna Get What’s Coming

On February 10, 1978.

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On February 10, 1978, “Warner Bros” released the self titled, debut Van Halen studio album.  It was recorded August – September 1977, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman. “Guitar World” magazine readers ranked the album at number 7 on a list of the “Greatest Guitar Albums of All Time”. In 2013, magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked “Van Halen” at number 27 of its list of the “100 Best Debut Albums of All Time”. The album sold more than ten million copies in the US by 1999 and was certified Diamond  by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • David Lee Roth– lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Eddie Van Halen– guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Anthony– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Alex Van Halen– drums
  • Dave Bhang – art direction, design
  • Elliot Gilbert – photography
  • Jodi Cohen – typesetting

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth and Michael Anthony, except where noted.

  1. Runnin’ with the Devil
  2. Eruption
  3. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  4. Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love
  5. I’m the One
  6. Jamie’s Cryin’
  7. Atomic Punk
  8. Feel Your Love Tonight
  9. Little Dreamer
  10. Ice Cream Man – John Brim
  11. On Fire