Take No Prisoners (David Byron album)

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Take No Prisoners
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Studio album by David Byron
Released March 1975
Recorded

February 1975 in Morgan Studios and Roundhouse Studios, London, England

Mixed at the Roundhouse Studios
Genre Progressive rock, hard rock
Length 40:17
Label Bronze (UK original release)
Repertoire (UK 1992 reissue)
Mercury (U.S.)
Producer Peter Gallen, David Byron
David Byron chronology
Take No Prisoners
(1975)
Baby Faced Killer
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Take No Prisoners is the debut solo album of British rock singer David Byron. It was released whilst he was still vocalist for Uriah Heep and features Heep bandmates Mick Box and Lee Kerslake.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Man Full of Yesterdays" (Byron / Box / Stonebridge) – 5:36
  2. "Sweet Rock N' Roll" (Stonebridge / McGuinness) – 2:49
  3. "Steamin' Along" (Byron / Box / Ball / Thompson / Stonebridge) – 5:09
  4. "Silver White Man" (Byron) – 3:29
  5. "Love Song" (Byron / Box / Kerslake / Stonebridge) – 2:56
  6. "Midnight Flyer" (Stonebridge / McGuinness) – 5:55
  7. "Saturday Night" (Stonebridge) – 2:16
  8. "Roller Coaster" (Byron / Box / Ball / Kerslake / Stonebridge) – 3:58
  9. "Stop (Think What You're Doing)" (Byron / Stonebridge / McGuinness) – 4:16
  10. "Hit Me with a White One" (Byron / Box / Stonebridge) – 3:53

Personnel[edit]

  • David Byron – voice, producer
  • Mick Box – guitars
  • Lou Stonebridge – keyboards
  • Denny Ball – bass
  • Lee Kerslake – drums
  • Pete Thompson – drums (tracks: 2–4, 6)
  • Ken Hensley – acoustic guitar (track 10)
  • John Wetton – mellotron (tracks: 1, 5)
  • Chanter Sisters – backing vocals
  • Martha Smith – backing vocals
  • Neil Lanchaster – backing vocals
  • Chas Mills – backing vocals
  • Russ Stone – backing vocals
  • Peter Gallen and David Byron
  • Ashley Howe – engineer
  • Dave Harris – assistrant engineer
  • Trevor Hallesy – assistrant engineer
  • John Gallen – assistrant engineer
  • Dell Roll – equipment
  • Pete Gibbs – equipment

References[edit]