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ADVISION STUDIOS... Baker Gurvitz Army were in recording an album for Mountain... Shirley Bassey was in cutting an L.P. for United Artists, with Peter Davis producing and Martin Rushent engineering... Cat Stevens was in recording an album, Paul Hardiman engineering... Steve Howe's solo album was cut at Advision... Mike Hugg was in with his group cutting an album for Polydor with Ken Burgess producing...

AIR STUDIOS... Alan Hull was in recording an album with Pete Sweatenham producing, Bill Price engineering... Steeleye Span were in with Geoff Emerick engineering... Charlie Drake came in with producer Peter Gabriel and engineer Steve Nye... Nektar were in recording an album with Peter Hauke producing, Geoff Emerick engineering... Alvin Stardust was in with Mike Stavros engineering... The Drifters were in doing some overdubs, as was Bill Fredericks, an ex-Drifter, who recorded with producer Roger Greenaway and engineer Bill Price... Roxy came in to begin their new album with producer Chris Thomas, Steve Nye engineering... Leo Kottke was in recording, Bill Price engineering... Mister Big came in with John Punter producing and engineering...

CBS STUDIOS... Johnny Nash was in putting the finishing touches on his album, with engineer Bernie O'Gorman... Martin-Coulter productions were recording Kenny, with John Hudson and Simon Humphreys engineering.... John Williams was in recording an album with producer Paul Myers and engineer Mike Ross... Jonathan King was in producing and recording, with Mike Ross engineering... Gene Chandler was in for Joda Enterprises, Bernie O'Gorman engineering... Duane Eddy came in to cut a single with producer Tony Macauley and engineer Doug Bogie... Maria Muldaur was in recording a backing track for Granada, with David Wason and Muriel Young producing, Dick Palmer engineering... Mott came in to do some sequencing and cross mixing, Dick Palmer engineering... Duster Bennett was in doing some remixing for Phillip Roberge, with Dick Palmer engineering...

CENTRAL SOUND... Marianne Faithful was in finishing up some recording with producer Derek Wadsworth and engineer Simaen Skofield... Sandie Shaw was in producing a band... Kris Ife came in and recorded an album... Leapy Lee was in, Keith Potger producing...

EDEN STUDIOS... Tony Hiller was in, producing the Brotherhood of Man... Movies came in to record... Pierre Tubbs was in producing Heroes... Roger Hollman was in producing Kirk Thorne for the Winchester Group... The Steve Francis Band was in cutting an album...

IBC STUDIOS... Chris Neal has been finishing up an album, with Hugh Jones engineering, for Trinifold... Su Shifrin was in with producer Bruce Welch, Mike Claydon engineering... Leslie Duncan came in with producer Jimmy Horowitz, Hugh Jones engineering... Tomahawk were in recording an album with producer and engineer Mike Claydon...

THE MANOR... Following substantial alterations which were completed at the end of last month, The Manor is again open... The Mobiles were busy, recording Slaphappy and artist Anthony Moore (previously and incorrectly reported, on this page, as an engineer), The Massed Military Bands, which were recorded at Wembley; A Ruan O'Luckland single, recorded at the Farmyard; the recent performance by Chris Farlowe and Friends at the Marquee...

MARQUEE STUDIOS... Solution, a Dutch band, were in the studio recording with Gus Dudgeon and engineers Phil Dunne and Steve Holyroyd... Dudgeon was also in working on the Maldwyn Pope album... Max Merrit and the Meteors were in with producer Del Newman... Dana came in with producer Geoff Stephens and engineer Geoff Calver... Stephanie De Sykes finished an album with producer Barry Leng...

THE MASTER ROOM... Polydor have been keeping the Master Room busy, with a re-issue of some old Phil Spector material, principally The Ronettes, Bob B. Sox and Blue Jeans and the Crystals... The new Procol Harum single was cut... Budgie's album was cut... both the new Eric Clapton album and a single, "Knocking On Heaven's Door", were cut... The Strawbs L.P. was cut... Dion (ex-Belmonts) had a single cut recently...

MUSIC CENTRE... Roy Wood was in, both on his own and working with Wizzard, with Dick Plant engineering... Labi Siffre was in, producing himself with Dick Plant engineering... Renaissance were in with Dick Plant engineering... Showaddywaddy came in to record with producer Mike Hurst, Dave Hunt engineering... Ed Welch was in with Richard Goldblatt and Stewart Taylor

ORANGE STUDIOS... Orange closed down for about a month and recently completed a thorough overhaul of the studio, redecorating as well as installing a customised 24 in, 16 out desk... A new Amity Shroeder 16 track machine was also installed...

PYE STUDIOS... Claire Hammil was in with Phil McAffrey producing and engineering... Joanne Williams was in recording for Alaska Records with Peter Morris producing and Larry Bartlett engineering... Other people in the studios over the past month include Mike Reed, Madame, Helen Day and Wee Jimmy...

ROCKFIELD STUDIOS... Dave Edmunds was in, producing and engineering himself... Paradise were in, with Roger Baines producing Dave Charles engineering... Mister Big came in to be produced and engineered by John Punter... Phil Ryan came in, with Dave Charles producing and engineering... Tuesday were in with producer Peter Gage... Queen came in with Roy Baker producing... Pat Moran engineering... Ace were recording with John Anthony producing and Pat Moran engineering...

SARM STUDIOS...The new Fox album was recorded with Kenny Young producing, Gary Lyons engineering... Dan Loggins and Roy Baker were in producing Starry Eyed and Laughing... Marty Wilde was in, with Barry Ainsworth engineering... Jackson Brown came in to record with engineer Geoff Earley... Barry Blue was working on a single... John and Susie were in recording with Ben Finden producing, Barry Ainsworth engineering... Queen came in to do some mixing, Gary Lyons engineering... Hustler were in recording... John Howard and Mike Lowry were in with a single, "Come The Storm", for Panache music, with Gary Lyons engineering... John Sinclair produced a song from the Rocky Horror Story, recorded in Japanese by Andrew O'Bonzo and Belinda Sinclair...

SCORPIO STUDIOS... Cockney Rebel were in with Steve Harley producing, Ray Hendriksen engineering... The Jack Bruce Band were in with Dennis Weinreich engineering... Chris De Burgh was in for a mix with engineer Robin Cable...

STRAWBERRY STUDIOS... 10cc have been working on a new album with Eric Stewart engineering... Dana has been laying some tracks for her album with Geoff Stevens producing and Peter Tattersall engineering... Lots of work being done for the Granada T.V. programmes, 45 and Shang-A-Lang, with bands like the Bay City Rollers and Geordie... A 19 piece band, Millionare, were in, Geoff Gill and Peter Tattersall producing and Peter Tattersall engineering... Death School cut four tracks for Warner Brothers with Peter Sweatenham producing...

TRIDENT STUDIOS... Eddie Howell was in with Rob Lumley producing, Dennis Mackay engineering... A rock version of Peter And The Wolf was recorded at Trident, with Rob Lumley and Dennis Mackay engineering... Jerome Rimson was in, producing himself with Jerry Smith engineering... Cockney Rebel came in with Steve Harley engineering, Peter Kelsey engineering... Nino Ferrer was in with producer Peter Buckmaster and engineer Jerry Smith... Trax were in, produced by a couple of members of Queen, with Mike Stone engineering...



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