Peter Hammill ‎– Fool’s Mate (1971)

Fool’s Mate is the debut solo album by musician/vocalist Peter Hammill, released in 1971 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “Imperial Zeppelin” (3:38) A2. “Candle” (4:17) A3. “Happy” (2:36) A4. “Solitude” (4:58) A5. “Vision” (3:15) A6. “Re-Awakening” (3:57) B1. “Sunshine” (4:00) B2. “Child” (4:25) B3. “Summer Song (In the Autumn)” (2:13) B4. “Viking” (4:43) B5. “The Birds” […]

Joni Mitchell – Blue (1971)

Blue is the fourth album by Canadian singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell, released in 1971 on Reprise. Tracklist: A1. “All I Want” (3:32) A2. “My Old Man” (3:33) A3. “Little Green” (3:25) A4. “Carey” (3:00) A5. “Blue” (3:00) B1. “California” (3:48) B2. “This Flight Tonight” (2:50) B3. “River” (4:00) B4. “A Case of You” (4:20) B5. “The […]

Gravy Train – (A Ballad of) A Peaceful Man (1971)

(A Ballad of) A Peaceful Man is the second album by English hard-rock/folk band Gravy Train, released in 1971 on the Vertigo “swirl” label. The album was produced by Jonathan Peel — not to be confused with the namesake DJ — with string arrangements by Nick Harrison, who provided a similar service on contemporaneous albums […]

Miles Davis – A Tribute to Jack Johnson (1971)

A Tribute to Jack Johnson is the third studio album from the electric phase of American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1971 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A. “Right Off” (26:53) B. “Yesternow” (25:34) Credits: Miles Davis — trumpet, composer Steve Grossman — soprano saxophone John McLaughlin — electric guitar Herbie Hancock — organ Michael Henderson […]

Isaac Hayes – Shaft (1971)

Shaft is the fifth album by American R&B musician/vocalist Isaac Hayes, originally released as a double LP in August 1971 on Enterprise/Stax. The album serves as the soundtrack to the MGM motion picture of the same name. Tracklist: A1. “Theme From Shaft (Vocal)” (4:37) A2. “Bumpy’s Lament” (1:49) A3. “Walk From Regio’s” (2:22) A4. “Ellie’s […]

Isaac Hayes – Black Moses (1971)

Black Moses is the sixth album by American R&B musician/vocalist Isaac Hayes, released in November 1971 on Enterprise/Stax. Like its predecessor, the album originally appeared as a double-LP set. Tracklist: A1. “Never Can Say Goodbye” Clifton Davis (5:07) A2. “(They Long to Be) Close to You” Burt Bacharach, Hal David (8:58) A3. “Nothing Takes the […]

Curtis Mayfield – Roots (1971)

Roots is the second solo album by Chicago soul/funk musician/vocalist Curtis Mayfield, released in 1971 on Curtom. Tracklist: A1. “Get Down” (5:45) A2. “Keep On Keeping On” (5:08) A3. “Underground” (5:15) A4. “We Got to Have Peace” (4:44) B1. “Beautiful Brother of Mine” (7:23) B2. “Now You’re Gone” (6:50) B3. “Love to Keep You in My […]

Burnin Red Ivanhoe ‎– W. W. W. (1971)

W. W. W. is the third album by Danish jazz-rock/psych band Burnin Red Ivanhoe, released in 1971 on Sonet. Tracklist: A1. “Second Floor, Croydon” (8:25) A2. “W.W.W.” (6:05) A3. “Avez-vous Kaskelainen?” (4:40) B1. “Kaske-vous Karsemose” (4:40) B2. “All About All” (4:10) B3. “Oblong Serenade” (6:15) B4. “Cucumber Porcupine” (5:15) Credits: Bass, Percussion – Jess Staehr […]

Arc ‎– … At This (1971)

… At This is the singular autonomous album by English art-rock foursome ARC, released in 1971 on Decca. The band would release one further album, Bell + Arc, later that year in collaboration with former Skip Bifferty colleague Graham Bell. Tracklist: A1. “Let Your Love Run Through” (4:53) A2. “It’s Gonna Rain” (4:06) A3. “Four Times […]

David Bowie ‎– Hunky Dory (1971)

Hunky Dory is the fourth album by English vocalist/songwriter David Bowie, released in 1971 on RCA. Tracklist: A1. “Changes” (3:37) A2. “Oh You Pretty Things” (3:12) A3. “Eight Line Poem” (2:55) A4. “Life on Mars” (3:54) A5. “Kooks” (2:53) A6. “Quicksand” (5:06) B1. “Fill Your Heart” (3:07) B2. “Andy Warhol” (3:56) B3. “Song for Bob […]

Genesis ‎– Nursery Cryme (1971)

Nursery Cryme is the third album by English symphonic-rock quintet Genesis, released in 1971 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “The Musical Box” (10:28) A2. “For Absent Friends” (1:46) A3. “The Return of the Giant Hogweed” (8:12) B1. “Seven Stones” (5:10) B2. “Harold the Barrel” (2:59) B3. “Harlequin” (2:56) B4. “The Fountain of Salmacis” (7:55) Credits: Tony […]

Gracious ‎– This Is…Gracious!! (1971)

This Is…Gracious!! is the second album by English symphonic-rock band Gracious, released in 1971 on Philips. Tracklist: A. “Super Nova” (24:59 –a. Arrival of the Traveller –b. Blood Red Sun –c. Say Goodbye to Love –d. Prepare to Meet Thy Maker B1. “C.B.S.” (7:07) B2. “Once on a Windy Day” B3. “Blue Skies and Alibis” […]

Jack Bruce ‎– Harmony Row (1971)

Harmony Row is the third solo album by Scottish musician/composer Jack Bruce, released in 1971 on Polydor/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Can You Follow?|” (1:27) A2. “Escape to the Royal Wood (On Ice)” (3:38) A3. “You Burned the Tables on Me” (3:41) A4. “There’s a Forest” (1:42) A5. “Morning Story” (4:46) A6. “Folk Song” (4:06) B1. “Smiles […]

James Gang ‎– Thirds (1971)

Thirds is the third album by American hard-rock/art-rock band the James Gang, released in 1971 on ABC. Tracklist: A1. “Walk Away” (3:32) A2. “Yadig?” (2:30) A3. “Things I Could Be” (4:18) A4. “Dreamin’ in the Country” (2:57) A5. “It’s All the Same” (4:10) B1. “Midnight Man” (3:28) B2. “Again” (4:04) B3. “White Man / Black Man” […]

Jethro Tull ‎– Aqualung (1971)

Aqualung is the fourth album by English hard-rock/folk-rock band Jethro Tull, released in 1971 on Chrysalis. Tracklist: Aqualung A1. “Aqualung” (6:35) A2. “Cross-Eyed Mary” (4:10) A3. “Cheap Day Return” (1:25) A4. “Mother Goose” (3:55) A5. “Wond’ring Aloud” (1:57) A6. “Up to Me” (3:16) My God B1. “My God” (7:14) B2. “Hymn 43” (3:21) B3. “Slipstream” […]

Led Zeppelin ‎– IV [Zoso] (1971)

Led Zeppelin IV — alternately known as Zoso — is the fourth album by English hard-rock band Led Zeppelin, released in 1971 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Black Dog” (4:55) A2. “Rock and Roll” (3:40) A3. “The Battle of Evermore” (5:38) A4. “Stairway to Heaven” (7:55) B1. “Misty Mountain Hop” (4:39) B2. “Four Sticks” (4:49) B3. […]

IF ‎– If 3 (1971)

If 3 is the third album by English sax-rock ensemble If, released in 1971 on United Artists/Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “Fibonacci’s Number” (7:38) A2. “Forgotten Roads” (4:23) A3. “Sweet January” (4:30) A4. “Child of Storm” (3:39) B1. “Far Beyond” (4:57) B2. “Seldom Seen Sam” (4:50) B3. “Upstairs” (4:42) B4. “Here Comes Mr. Time” (4:43) Credits: John […]

Pink Floyd ‎– Meddle (1971)

Meddle is the fifth proper album by English space-rock band Pink Floyd, released in 1971 on Harvest. Tracklist: A1. “One of These Days” (5:57) A2. “A Pillow of Winds” (5:11) A3. “Fearless” (6:09) A4. “San Tropez” (3:44) A5. “Seamus” (2:16) B. “Echoes” (23:32) Credits: Roger Waters — bass guitar, fretless bass, acoustic guitar, vocals, slide […]

The Mahavishnu Orchestra with John McLaughlin ‎– The Inner Mounting Flame (1971)

The Inner Mounting Flame is the debut album by multinational jazz-rock ensemble the Mahavishnu Orchestra, released in 1971 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. “Meeting of the Spirits” (6:50) A2. “Dawn” (5:15) A3. “The Noonward Race” (6:27) A4. “A Lotus on Irish Streams” (5:41) B1. “Vital Transformation” (6:14) B2. “The Dance of Maya” (7:15) B3. “You […]

Matthew Ellis ‎– Matthew Ellis (1971)

Matthew Ellis is the first of two albums by the namesake English singer/songwriter, released in 1971 on Regal Zonophone. Tracklist: A1. “Birthday Song” (5:06) A2. “There Was a Ship” (4:34) A3. “All Together Now” (3:18) A4. “Magpie” (4:46) A5. “Avalon” (5:52) B1. “Riches to Rags” (4:06) B2. “Forty Years” (3:30) B3. “This is Your Song” […]

Uriah Heep ‎– Salisbury (1971)

Salisbury is the second album by English symphonic/hard-rock band Uriah Heep, released in 1971 on Bronze/Mercury. Tracklist: A1. “Bird of Prey” (4:05) A2. “The Park” (5:38) A3. “Time to Live” (4:02) A4. “Lady in Black” (4:33) B1. “High Priestess” (3:39) B2. “Salisbury” (16:22) Credits: David Byron — lead vocals, songwriter Ken Hensley — organ, piano, slide […]

Uriah Heep ‎– Look At Yourself (1971)

Look At Yourself is the third album by English symphonic/hard-rock band Uriah Heep, released in 1971 on Bronze/Mercury. Tracklist: A1. “Look at Yourself” (5:07) A2. “I Wanna Be Free” (3:59) A3. “July Morning” (10:36 — :01-1:22+6:29-10:20) B1. “Tears in My Eyes” (5:02) B2. “Shadows of Grief” (8:40) B3. “What Should Be Done” (4:13) B4. “Love Machine” […]

The Who ‎– Who’s Next (1971)

Who’s Next is the fifth studio album by English rockers The Who, released in 1971 on Track/Decca. Tracklist: A1. “Baba O’Riley” (4:59) A2. “Bargain” (5:33) A3. “Love Ain’t for Keeping” (2:11) A4. “My Wife” (3:35) A5. “Song Is Over” (6:16) B1. “Getting in Tune” (4:49) B2. “Going Mobile” (3:40) B3. “Behind Blue Eyes” (3:40) B4. […]

Wallenstein ‎– Blitzkrieg (1971)

Blitzkrieg is the debut album by German symphonic/hard-rock band Wallenstein, released in 1971 on Pilz. Tracklist: A1. “Lunetic” (11:55) A2. “The Theme” (9:37) B1. “Manhatten Project” (13:47) B2. “Audiences” (7:38 — 2:14-6:30) Credits: Jürgen Dollase — keyboards, vocals, bass Bill Barone — guitar, vocals Harald Grosskopf — drums, percussion Jerry Berkers — bass, vocals Producer — […]

Yes ‎– The Yes Album (1971)

The Yes Album is the third album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in February 1971 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Yours Is No Disgrace” (9:36) A2. “The Clap” (3:07) A3. “Starship Trooper” (9:23) –a. “Life Seeker” –b. “Disillusion” –c. “Würm” B1. “I’ve Seen All Good People” (6:47) –a. “Your Move” –b. “All Good People” B2. […]

Van Der Graaf Generator ‎– Pawn Hearts (1971)

Pawn Hearts is the fourth album by English symphonic/psych band Van der Graaf Generator, released in 1971 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “Lemmings (Including Cog)” (11:39) A2. “Theme One” (2:33)* A3. “Man-Erg” (10:21) B. “A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers” (23:04) –a. “Eyewitness” (2:25) –b. “Pictures/Lighthouse” (3:10) –c. “Eyewitness” (0:54) –d. “S.H.M.” (1:57) –e. “Presence of the […]

Yes ‎– Fragile (1971)

Fragile is the fourth album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in November 1971 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Roundabout” (8:35) A2. “Cans and Brahms (Extracts from Brahms’ 4th Symphony in E Minor Third Movement)” (1:42) A3. “We Have Heaven” (1:39) A4. “South Side of the Sky” (7:56) B1. “Five Per Cent for Nothing” (0:37) B2. […]

Halfnelson / Sparks ‎– Halfnelson (1971)

Halfnelson is the debut album by the namesake American art-pop band that would eventually rename itself Sparks. The album was released in 1971 on Bearsville and re-released the following year as Sparks in ode to the name change. Tracklist: A1. “Wonder Girl” (2:20) A2. “Fa La Fa Lee” (2:53) A3. “Roger” (2:37) A4. “High C” […]

Martin Circus ‎– Acte II (1971)

Acte II is the debut studio album by French art-rock/pop band Martin Circus, released in 1971 as a two-LP set on Vogue. Tracklist: A1. “Boutjateelack” A2. “Pourquoi tous ces cris” (6:15) A3. “Chevauchée fantastique” (5:04) A4. “Poème” (8:00) B1. “Ti’Bill” B2. “Poussières” (7:05) B3. “J’ai perdu” (6:20 — 3:34-6:20) B4. “J’suis une groupie” (3:52) B5. […]

Emerson, Lake & Palmer ‎– Tarkus (1971)

Tarkus is the second studio album by English symphonic-rock trio Emerson, Lake & Palmer, released in 1971 on the Island and Atlantic labels. Tracklist: A1. Tarkus (20:42) – i. Eruption – ii. Stones of Years – iii. Iconoclast – iv. Mass – v. Manticore – vi. Battlefield – vii. Aquatarkus B1. Jeremy Bender (1:41) B2. […]

Egg ‎– The Polite Force (1971)

The Polite Force is the second album by English jazz-rock trio Egg, released in 1971 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “A Visit to Newport Hospital” (8:25) A2. “Contrasong” (4:21) A3. “Boilk” (9:23) (inc. Bach: Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt) B. “Long Piece No. 3.” (20:42) —i. Part One —ii. Part Two —iii. Part Three —iv. […]

Abacus ‎– Abacus (1971)

Abacus is the debut album by the namesake German art-rock band, released in 1971 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Pipedream Revisited Part I & Part II” (9:35) A2. “Cappucino” (4:05) A3. “Don’t Beat So on the Horses” (4:32) B1. “Song for Brunhilde” (4:36) B2. “Song for John and Yoko” (5:00) B3. “Radbod Blues” (5:48) B4. “Chestholder” (5:42) […]

Supersister – To the Highest Bidder (1971)

To the Highest Bidder is the second album by Dutch jazz-rock/art-rock band Supersister, released in 1971 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “A Girl Named You” (10:07 — :01-5:45-10:05) A2. “No Tree Will Grow (On Too High a Mountain)” (7:38) B1. “Energy (Out of Future)” (15:01) B2. “Higher” (2:46) Credits: Robert Jan Stips — keyboard, vocal Sacha […]

Gentle Giant ‎– Acquiring the Taste (1971)

Acquiring the Taste is the second album by English art-rock sextet Gentle Giant, released in 1971 on the Vertigo “swirl” label. Tracklist: A1. Pantagruel’s Nativity (6:49) A2. Edge of Twilight (3:48) A3. The House, the Street, the Room (6:04) A4. Acquiring the Taste (1:36) B1. Wreck (4:37) B2. The Moon Is Down (4:45) B3. Black […]

The Dog That Bit People ‎– The Dog That Bit People (1971)

The Dog That Bit People is the sole album by the namesake English rustic/art-pop band, released in 1971 on Parlophone. Tracklist: A1. “Goodbye Country” (3:41) A2. “The Money and the Sailor” (5:10) A3. “Lovely Lady” (3:10) A4. “Sound of Thunder” (4:22) A5. “Cover Me in Roses” (5:22) A6. “Someone, Somewhere” (1:29) B1. “A Snapshot of […]

Curved Air ‎– Second Album (1971)

Second Album is the sophomoric longplayer by English symphonic/art-rock band Curved Air, released in 1971 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Young Mother” (5:55) A2. “Back Street Luv” (3:38) A3. “Jumbo” (4:11) A4. “You Know” (4:11) A5. “Puppets” (5:26) B1. “Everdance” (3:08) B2. “Bright Summer’s Day ’68” (2:54) B3. “Piece of Mind” (12:52) Credits: Sonja Kristina […]

Spring ‎– Spring (1971)

Spring is the singular album by the English symphonic-rock quintet of the same name, released in 1971 on RCA’s Neon imprint. Tracklist: A1. “The Prisoner (Eight by Ten)” (5:35) A2. “Grail” (6:45) A3. “Boats” (2:00) A4. “Shipwrecked Soldier” (5:24) B1. “Golden Fleece” (7:00) B2. “Inside Out” (4:49) B3. “Song to Absent Friends (The Island)” (2:47) […]

Pirana ‎– Pirana (1971)

Pirana is the first of two albums by the namesake Australian Latin/hard-rock band, released in 1971 on Harvest. Tracklist: A1. “Elation” (9:23) A2. “Sermonette” (5:51) A3. “The Time Is Now” (6:22) B1. “Find Yourself a New Girl” (4:00) B2. “The River” (4:33) B3. “Easy Ride” (3:43) B4. “Stand Back” (10:05) Credits: Jim Duke-Yonge — drums Graeme […]

Focus ‎– Moving Waves (1971)

Moving Waves is the second album by Dutch symphonic/hard-rock band Focus, released in 1971 on Imperial/Sire. Tracklist: A1. “Hocus Pocus” (6:35) A2. “Le Clochard (“Bread”)” (1:55) A3. “Janis” (3:00) A4. “Moving Waves” (2:30) A5. “Focus II” (4:00) B. “Eruption” (22:35) — i. Orfeus, Answer, Orfeus — ii. Answer, Pupilia – Tommy — iii. Answer – […]

Marvin Gaye ‎– What’s Going On (1971)

What’s Going On is a studio album by American soul vocalist/songwriter Marvin Gaye, released in 1971 on Tamla Motown. Tracklist: A1. “What’s Going On” (3:51) A2. “What’s Happening Brother” (2:57) A3. “Flyin’ High (In the Friendly Sky)” (3:40) A4. “Save the Children” (3:04) A5. “God Is Love” (1:44) A6. “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” (3:05) B1. […]

Jan Dukes de Grey ‎– Mice and Rats in the Loft (1971)

Mice and Rats in the Loft is the second of two albums by English maximalist folk combo Jan Dukes de Grey, released in 1971 on Transatlantic. Tracklist: A. “Sun Symphonica” (18:58) B1. “Call of the Wild” (12:48 — :01-5:00-8:15-11:04-12:45) B2. “Mice and Rats in the Loft” (8:19) Credits: Drums – Denis Conlan Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone […]

Argent ‎– Ring of Hands (1971)

Ring of Hands is the second album by English art-rock foursome Argent, released in 1971 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Celebration” (2:52)* A2. “Sweet Mary” (4:05) A3. “Cast Your Spell Uranus” (4:29) A4. “Lothlorien” (7:50) B1. “Chained” (5:18) B2. “Rejoice” (3:44) B3. “Pleasure” (4:51) B4. “Sleep Won’t Help Me” (5:09) B5. “Where Are We Going Wrong” […]

Alice Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders ‎– Journey In Satchidananda (1971)

Journey In Satchidananda is the fourth album by American spiritual jazz harpist Alice Coltrane, recorded in collaboration with Pharoah Sanders and released in 1971 on Impulse! Tracklist: A1. “Journey in Satchidananda” (6:33) A2. “Shiva-Loka” (6:33) A3. “Stopover Bombay” (2:50) B1. “Something About John Coltrane” (10:40) B2. “Isis and Osiris” (11:32) Credits: Alice Coltrane — harp, […]

Beggars Opera ‎– Waters of Change (1971)

Waters of Change is the second album by Scottish symphonic/psych-rock band Beggars Opera, released in 1971 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “Time Machine” (8:05) A2. “Lament” (1:51) A3. “I’ve No Idea” (7:41) A4. “Nimbus” (3:34) B1. “Festival” (5:57) B2. “Silver Peacock Intro” (0:22) B3. “Silver Peacock” (6:31) B4. “Impromptu” (1:17) B5. “The Fox” (6:48) 1971 shortplayer: […]

Weather Report ‎– Weather Report (1971)

Weather Report is the debut album by the namesake multinational jazz-rock ensemble, released in 1971 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Milky Way” (2:30) A2. “Umbrellas” (3:24) A3. “Seventh Arrow” (5:20) A4. “Orange Lady” (8:40) B1. “Morning Lake” (4:23) B2. “Waterfall” (6:18) B3. “Tears” (3:22) B4. “Eurydice” (5:43) Credits: Joe Zawinul — piano, electric piano Wayne Shorter […]

Bread Love and Dreams ‎– Amaryllis (1971)

Amaryllis is the third and final album by Scottish folk-rock trio Bread Love and Dreams, released in 1971 on Decca. Tracklist: A1. “Amaryllis” (21:46)* B1. “Time’s the Thief” (4:46) B2. “My Stair-Cupboard at 3 A.M.” (3:34) B3. “Brother John” (4:03) B4. “Circle of the Night” (3:17) *(:01-2:23-3:45-5:00-/6:23-7:55/7:58-12:12/12:15-14:44-15:57, 17:36-21:35) Credits: David McNiven — vocals, guitar Angie Rew […]

Caravan ‎– In the Land of Grey and Pink (1971)

In the Land of Grey and Pink is the third album by English symphonic/jazz-pop band Caravan, released in 1971 on Deram/London. Tracklist: A1. “Golf Girl” (5:00) A2. “Winter Wine” (7:35) A3. “Love to Love You (And Tonight Pigs Will Fly)” (3:03) A4. “In the Land of Grey and Pink” (4:59) B. “Nine Feet Underground” (22:40) […]

Bill Fay ‎– Time of the Last Persecution (1971)

Time of the Last Persecution is the second of two 20th century albums by English singer/songwriter Bill Fay, co-produced by Ray Russell and released in 1971 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Omega Day” (3:14) A2. “Don’t Let My Marigolds Die” (2:26) A3. “I Hear You Calling” (2:57) A4. “Dust Filled Room” (2:03) A5. “‘Til the Christ […]

Lesley Duncan ‎– Sing Children Sing (1971)

Sing Children Sing is the debut album by English singer/songwriter Lesley Duncan, released in 1971 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Chain of Love” (4:43) A2. “Lullaby” (3:52) A3. “Help Me Jesus” (3:55) A4. “Mr. Rubin” (7:05) A5. “Rainbow Games” (2:45) B1. “Love Song” (3:40) B2. “Sunshine (Send Them Away)” (3:31) B3. “Crying in the Sun” (3:11) […]

Bakery ‎– Momento (1971)

Momento is the sole secular album by Australian hard-rock/psych band Bakery, released in 1971 on Astor. Tracklist: A1. “Holocaust” (9:24) A2. “Pete for Jennie” (1:30) A3. “Living With a Memory” (8:52) B1. “S.S. Bounce” (4:19) B2. “The Gift” (7:59) B3. “When I’m Feeling” (2:19) B4. “Faith to Sing a Song” (7:25) Credits: Peter Walker — guitars, […]

Cheryl Dilcher ‎– Special Songs (1971)

Special Songs is the debut album by American singer/songwriter Cheryl Dilcher, released in 1971 on Ampex. Tracklist: A1. “A Better Day” (3:44) A2. “Mercy, Dear Lord, Mercy” (2:35) A3. “Three Wishes” (2:40) A4. “Richard Never Cries” (2:46) A5. “Do I Have To Wait Very Long” (3:30) A6. “Song By a Bird” (3:25) A7. “Music Box” (0:30) […]

Eiliff ‎– Eiliff (1971)

Eiliff is the first of two albums by the namesake German hard-rock/jazz-rock band, released in 1971 on Philips. Tracklist: A1. “Bird-Night of the Seventh Day” (5:02) A2. “Gammelloni” (6:43) A3. “Uzzek of Rigel IV” (10:54) B1. “Suite” (20:46 — :01-9:35, 11:24-15:23/-19:21) Credits: Bass Guitar – Bill Brown Drums – Detlef Landmann Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Twelve-String […]

Diabolus ‎– Diabolus (1971)

Diabolus is the sole album by the namesake English jazz-rock/psych band, originally released in 1971 on the German Bellaphon label. Tracklist: A1. “Lonely Days” (7:08) A2. “Night Clouded Moon” (5:41) A3. “1002 Nights” (4:42) A4. “3 Piece Suite” (6:59) B1. “Lady of the Moon” (3:53) B2. “Laura Sleeping” (5:59) B3. “Spontenuity” (6:14) B4. “Raven’s Call” […]

Second Hand ‎– Death May Be Your Santa Claus (1971)

Death May Be Your Santa Claus is the second album by Second Hand, released in 1971 on Mushroom/Stateside. The nucleus of the band would subsequently record as Chillum and Seventh Wave. Tracklist: A1. “Death May Be Your Santa Claus” A2. “Hangin’ On an Eyelid” A3. “Lucifer and the Egg” A4. “Somethin’ You Got” B1. “Cyclops” […]

Fields ‎– Fields (1971)

Fields is the singular album by the namesake English organ-rock trio, released in 1971 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “A Friend of Mine” (5:25) A2. “While the Sun Still Shines” (3:15) A3. “Not So Good” (3:07) A4. “Three Minstrels” (4:28) A5. “Slow Susan” (3:45) B1. “Over and Over Again” (5:55) B2. “Feelin’ Free” (3:12) B3. “Fair-Haired Lady” […]

Tear Gas ‎– Tear Gas (1971)

Tear Gas is the second of two albums by the namesake Scottish hard-rock band, released in 1971 on Regal Zonophone. Tracklist: A1. “That’s What’s Real” (6:01) A2. “Love Story” (7:00) A3. “Lay It on Me” (3:44) A4. “Woman for Sale” (4:23) B1. “I’m Glad” (5:49) B2. “Where Is My Answer” (5:58) B3. “Jailhouse Rock / All […]

Catapilla ‎– Catapilla (1971)

Catapilla is the first of two albums by the namesake English psych/jazz-rock band, released in 1971 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “Naked Death” (15:38) A2. “Tumbleweed” (3:54) A3. “Promises” (5:43) B. “Embryonic Fusion” (24:08)* *(:01-3:07-4:35-7:57-16:37, 16:40-18:54-24:02) Credits: Robert Calvert — tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, writer Hugh Eaglestone — tenor saxophone Malcolm Frith — drums, […]

Gordon Haskell ‎– It Is and It Isn’t (1971)

It Is and It Isn’t is the second solo album by English musician/songwriter Gordon Haskell, released in 1971 on Atco. Tracklist: A1. “No Meaning” (3:25) A2. “Could Be” (3:16) A3. “Upside Down” (4:28) A4. “Just a Lovely Day” (4:56) A5. “Sitting by the Fire” (3:41) A6. “When I Lose” (0:18) B1. “No Need” (2:46) B2. […]

Catherine Howe ‎– What a Beautiful Place (1971)

What a Beautiful Place is the debut album by English singer/songwriter Catherine Howe, released in 1971 on Pye-subsidiary Reflection. Tracklist: A1. “Prologue” (0:47) A2. “Up North” (4:06) A3. “On A Misty Morning” (2:34) A4. “Nothing More Than Strangers” (2:10) A5. “My Child” (2:36) A6. “Interlude” (0:45) A7. “It’s Not Likely” (3:52) B1. “Words Through a […]

Aura ‎– Aura (1971)

Aura is the singular album by the namesake American brass-rock band, released in 1971 on Mercury. Tracklist: A1. “Listen to Me” (5:13) A2. “No Opportunity Needed, No Experience Necessary” (5:47) A3. “Song of Everything” (5:25 — 2:55-4:20) A4. “Show Me the Way” (4:43) B1. “Truckin’” (4:00) B2. “Life is Free” (6:50) B3. “Can You Imagine” (5:11) […]

Billy Joel ‎– Cold Spring Harbor (1971)

Cold Spring Harbor is the debut solo album by New York singer/songwriter Billy Joel, released in 1971 on Family Productions. Tracklist: A1. “She’s Got a Way” (2:40) A2. “You Can Make Me Free” (5:40) A3. “Everybody Loves You Now” (2:40) A4. “Why Judy Why” (3:46) A5. “Falling of the Rain” (2:24) B1. “Turn Around” (3:20) […]

Gerry Rafferty ‎– Can I Have My Money Back? (1971)

Can I Have My Money Back? is the debut solo album by Scottish singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty, released in 1971 on Blue Thumb/Passport. Tracklist: A1. “New Street Blues” (2:59) A2. “Didn’t I?” (3:42) A3. “Mr. Universe” (2:50) A4. “Mary Skeffington” (2:31) A5. “The Long Way Round” (4:50) A6. “Can I Have My Money Back?” (1:51) A7. […]

Moving Gelatine Plates ‎– Moving Gelatine Plates (1971)

Moving Gelatine Plates is the first of two albums by the namesake French jazz-rock band, released in 1971 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “London Cab” (8:30) A2. “X-25” (2:00) A3. “Gelatine” (8:10) B1. “Last Song” (15:20) B2. “Memories” (3:15) Credits: Bass, Vocals, Twelve-String Guitar – Didier Thibault Design, Photography By [Front] – Monique Poitrat Guitar, Vocals, […]

I Giganti ‎– Terra in Bocca (Poesia di un Delitto) (1971)

Terra in Bocca (Poesia di un Delitto) is the singular album by Italian symphonic/psych band I Giganti, released in 1971 on Ri-Fi. Tracklist: A1. “Largo iniziale – Molto largo – Avanti” (12:34) A2. “Avanti tutto – Brutto momento – Plim plim” (8:18) A3. “Plim plim al parossismo – Delicato andante” (9:38) A4. “Rumori – Fine […]

Frumpy ‎– Frumpy 2 (1971)

Frumpy 2 is the second album by German symphonic/hard-rock/soul outfit Frumpy, released in 1971 on Philips. Tracklist: A1. “Good Winds” (10:11) A2. “How the Gypsy Was Born” (8:53) B1. “Take Care of Illusion” (7:38) B2. “Duty” (12:14) 1971 shortplayer: A. “Roadriding” / B. “Time Makes Wise” Credits: Carsten Bohn — drums Inga Rumpf — vocals, […]

Stackridge ‎– Stackridge (1971)

Stackridge ‎is the debut album from the English music-hall quintet of the same name, released in 1971 on MCA. Tracklist: A1. “Grand Piano” (3:23) A2. “Percy the Penguin” (3:42) A3. “The Three Legged Table” (6:49) A4. “Dora, the Female Explorer” (3:48)* A5. “Essence of Porphyry” (8:06) B1. “Marigold Conjunction” (5:00) B2. “32 West Mall” (2:27) […]

Runt. ‎– The Ballad of Todd Rundgren (1971)

Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren is the second solo album by American songwriter/musician/vocalist Todd Rundgren, released in 1971 on Bearsville. Tracklist: A1. “Long Flowing Robe” (3:25) A2. “The Ballad (Denny & Jean)” (3:05) A3. “Bleeding” (4:01) A4. “Wailing Wall” (3:04) A5. “The Range War” (2:37) A6. “Chain Letter” (5:06) B1. “A Long Time, a […]

Fuchsia ‎– Fuchsia (1971)

Fuchsia is the singular album by the namesake English chamber-folk/rock combo, released in 1971 on Pegasus. Tracklist: A1. “Gone With the Mouse” (4:01) A2. “The Nothing Song” (8:23) A3. “Another Nail” (6:57) B1. “Shoes and Ships” (6:14) B2. “Me and My Kite” (2:34) B3. “A Tiny Book” (8:03) B4. “Just Anyone” (3:33) Credits: Tony Durant — […]

Ping Pong ‎– About Time (1971)

About Time is the first of two albums by Italian brass-rock band Ping Pong, released in 1971 on Emiliana. Tracklist: A1. “About Time” (3:47) A2. “You and Me” (4:04) A3. “Dark Morning Skies” (2:40) A4. “Daft” (3:32) A5. “Confusion” (3:03) B1. “Drinking” (3:46) B2. “Someway” (2:42) B3. “Banshee” (2:46) B4. “Diamond Seller” (2:41) B5. “Funny […]

Raw Material ‎– Time Is… (1971)

Time Is… is the second of two albums by English symphonic-rock band Raw Material, released in 1971 on Neon. Tracklist: A1. “Ice Queen” (6:42) A2. “Empty Houses” (7:20) A3. “Insolent Lady” (8:52) — a. Bye the Way — b. Small Thief — c. Insolent Lady B1. “Miracle Worker” (4:42) B2. “Religion” (4:26) B3. “Sun God” […]

Placebo ‎– Ball of Eyes (1971)

Ball of Eyes is the debut album by Belgian jazz-rock combo Placebo, released in 1971 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Inner City Blues” (6:09) A2. “Planes” (2:56) A3. “You Got Me Hummin’” (6:15) A4. “Humpty Dumpty” (2:31) B1. “Aria” (5:02) B2. “Showbiz Suite” (7:28) B3. “Ball of Eyes” (2:03) B4. “Oh La La” (0:59) Credits: Baritone […]

Ben ‎– Ben (1971)

Ben is the singular album by the namesake English jazz-rock band, released in 1971 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “The Influence” (10:08) — a. The Wooing of the Child — b. The Innocence of the Child — c. The Interest of the Youth — d. The Involvement of the Man — e. The Realization — f. The […]

Linda Hoyle ‎– Pieces of Me (1971)

Pieces of Me is the singular solo album by ex-Affinity vocalist Linda Hoyle, released in 1971 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “Backlash Blues” (5:48) A2. “Paper Tulips” (3:29) A3. “Black Crow” (3:12) A4. “For My Darling” (3:53) A5. “Pieces of Me” (4:03) B1. “Lonely Women” (4:02) B2. “Hymn to Valery Solanas” (3:58) B3. “The Ballad of […]

East of Eden – East of Eden (1971)

East of Eden is the third album by the namesake English folk-rock/psych band, released in 1971 on Harvest. Tracklist: A1. “Wonderful Feeling” (6:06) A2. “Goodbye” (5:45) A3. “Crazy Daisy” (6:51) B1. “Here Comes the Day” (4:32) B2. “Take What You Need” (5:00) B3. “No Time” (6:01) B4. “To Mrs. V” (5:19) Credits: Dave Arbus — violin, […]