Ann Odell

Ann Odell is an English keyboardist, vocalist, songwriter, and arranger who played on albums by Shawn Phillips, Roger Glover, Murray Head, Jorge Ben, Bryan Ferry, Japan, and Pete Townshend during the 1970s and early 1980s. As a solo artist, she released the album A Little Taste on DJM in 1973. In 1975, she teamed with […]

Chopyn

Chopyn brought together the seasoned talents of vocalist/arranger/multi-instrumentalist Ann Odell and virtuoso jazz-turned-rock guitarist Ray Russell. Members: Denny McCaffrey (vocals), Simon Colclough (vocals), Clyde McMullen (bass, vocals), Ann Odell (keyboards, vocals), Simon Phillips (drums), Ray Russell (guitar, vocals, sitar) Odell had released the lustrous 1973 LP A Little Taste while notching credits on albums by Shawn […]

Pete Townshend ‎– All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (1982)

All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes is the third solo album by Pete Townshend, released in 1982 on Atco. Recorded with help from sister-in-law Virginia Astley and the ubiquitous Ann Odell, the album displays the Who mastermind’s evolving lyrical insights and instrumental artistry. Tracklist: A1. “Stop Hurting People” (3:53) A2. “The Sea Refuses No […]

Japan ‎– Quiet Life (1979)

Quiet Life is the third album by English art-rock/New Wave band Japan, released in December 1979 on Hansa. Tracklist: A1. “Quiet Life” (4:53) A2. “Fall in Love with Me” (4:31) A3. “Despair” (5:56) A4. “In Vogue” (6:30) B1. “Halloween” (4:24) B2. “All Tomorrow’s Parties” (5:43) B3. “Alien” (5:01) B4. “The Other Side of Life” (7:26) […]

Ann Odell ‎– A Little Taste (1973)

A Little Taste is a solo album by English singer/songwriter Ann Odell, released in 1973 on DJM. Tracklist: A1. “Swing Song” A2. “Take Off Your Old Face” A3. “Non-Commercial Blues” A4. “Lucky Black Cat” A5. “Children” A6. “Lovely” B1. “I Didn’t Mean To” B2. “Kings Road Girl” B3. “Out of the Blue” B4. “Every Girl […]

Murray Head ‎– Say It Ain’t So (1975)

Say It Ain’t So is the second album by English singer/songwriter Murray Head, released in 1975 on Island/A&M. Several songs from the album have been interpreted by other singers, including Roger Daltery (“Say It Ain’t So, Joe”) and Cliff Richard (“Never Even Thought”). Tracklist: A1. “Say It Ain’t So, Joe” (4:36) A2. “Boy on the […]