Journey are an American hard-rock/soul band from San Francisco that released nine proper albums and a live double-LP on Columbia between 1975 and 1986. Members: Neal Schon (guitar), Ross Valory (bass, 1973-85, 1995-present), Gregg Rolie (vocals, keyboards, 1973-80), George Tickner (guitar, 1973-75), Prairie Prince (drums, 1973-74), Aynsley Dunbar (drums, 1974-78), Robert Fleischman (vocals, 1977), Steve […]

Mick Ronson ‎– Slaughter on 10th Avenue (1974)

Slaughter on 10th Avenue is the first of two back-to-back solo albums by English rock guitarist Mick Ronson, released in 1974 on RCA in a deal secured through his involvement with label superstar David Bowie. Tracklist: A1. “Love Me Tender” (4:50) A2. “Growing Up and I’m Fine” (3:10) A3. “Only After Dark” (3:30) A4. “Music […]

Journey – Journey (1975)

Journey is the debut album by the namesake American jazz-rock/hard-rock band, released in 1975 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. “Of a Lifetime” (6:54) A2. “In the Morning Day” (4:26) A3. “Kohoutek” (6:45) B1. “To Play Some Music” (3:19) B2. “Topaz” (6:11) B3. “In My Lonely Feeling / Conversations” (5:00) B4. “Mystery Mountain” (4:22) Credits: Neal […]

Journey ‎– Next (1977)

Next is the third album by American jazz-rock/hard-rock band Journey, released in 1977 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. “Spaceman” (4:01) A2. “People” (5:20) A3. “I Would Find You” (5:54) A4. “Here We Are” (4:18) B1. “Hustler” (3:17) B2. “Next” (5:28) B3. “Nickel and Dime” (4:14) B4. “Karma” (5:08) Credits: Gregg Rolie — keyboard, lead vocals, lyrics, […]

John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

John Mayall is an English guitarist and bandleader who led multiple lineups of the Bluesbreakers. They released four albums between 1966 and 1968 on Decca. The Bluesbreakers served as a launch pad for members of Cream, Fleetwood Mac, Colosseum, and Mark–Almond. Members: John Mayall (vocals, organ, piano, harmonica, guitar), John McVie (bass, 1963-65, 1965-67), Bernie […]

The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation

The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation was an English blues-rock band that issued a standalone single on Blue Horizon/CBS in 1967, followed by four albums on Liberty between 1968 and 1970. The band morphed into Blue Whale for a final album — sometimes credited to drummer/bandleader Dunbar — on Byg Records in 1971. Dunbar drummed on the […]