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On November 27, 1957.

On November 27, 1957, “Brunswick” label released “The Chirping Crickets”, the debut Crickets album. It was recorded February – September 1957, and was produced by Norman Petty.

Personnel:

  • Buddy Holly– lead and backing vocals, lead and acoustic guitar
  • Jerry Allison– drums, card-box percussion, backing vocals
  • Joe B. Mauldin– contrabass
  • Niki Sullivan– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Larry Welborn – contrabass
  • The Picks (Bill Pickering, John Pickering and Bob Lapham) – backing vocals
  • Ramona and Gary Tollett – backing vocals

 Track listing:

  1. Oh, Boy! – Sonny West, Bill Tilghman, Norman Petty
  2. Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  3. You’ve Got Love – Roy Orbison, Johnny Wilson, Norman Petty
  4. Maybe Baby – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  5. It’s Too Late – Chuck Willis
  6. Tell Me How – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, Jerry Allison
  7. That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, Jerry Allison
  8. I’m Looking for Someone to Love – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  9. An Empty Cup (And a Broken Date) – Roy Orbison, Norman Petty
  10. Send Me Some Lovin’ – John Marascalco, Leo Price
  11. Last Night – Joe B. Mauldin, Norman Petty
  12. Rock Me Baby – Shorty Long, Susan Heather
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On October 21, 1957.

On October 21, 1957, “Columbia” label released “Miles Ahead”, the second Miles Davis album for this label. It was recorded May 6, 10, 23, 27 – August 22, 1957, at “Columbia 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian and Cal Lampley.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – flugelhorn
  • Gil Evans– arranger, conductor
  • Bernie Glow– lead trumpet
  • Ernie Royal, Louis Mucci, Taft Jordan, John Carisi– trumpet
  • Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland, Joe Bennett – trombone
  • Tom Mitchell – bass trombone
  • Willie Ruff, Tony Miranda, Jim Buffington – French horn
  • Bill Barber– tuba
  • Lee Konitz– alto sax
  • Danny Bank– bass clarinet
  • Romeo Penque, Sid Cooper – flute, clarinet
  • Paul Chambers– double bass
  • Art Taylor– drums
  • Wynton Kelly- piano

Track listing:

  1. Springsville – John Carisi
  2. The Maids of Cadiz – Léo Delibes
  3. The Duke – Dave Brubeck
  4. My Ship – Kurt Weill
  5. Miles Ahead – Miles Davis, Gil Evans
  6. Blues for Pablo – Gil Evans
  7. New Rhumba – Ahmad Jamal
  8. Medley Pt. 1: The Meaning of the Blues – Bobby Troup, Leah Worth
  9. Medley Pt. 2: Lament – J. Johnson
  10. I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (By Anyone but You) – Jack Elliot, Harold Spina

On October 11, 1957.

On October 11, 1957, “Sun” label released “Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar”, the debut Johnny Cash album. It was recorded  September 1954 – August 4, 1957, and was produced by Sam Phillips.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins- electric guitar
  • Marshall Grant– bass
  • Bill Pitzonka – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. The Rock Island Line – unknown author
  2. I Heard That Lonesome Whistle – Jimmie Davis, Hank Williams
  3. Country Boy
  4. If the Good Lord’s Willing – Jerry Reed
  5. Cry! Cry! Cry!
  6. Remember Me – Stuart Hamblen
  7. So Doggone Lonesome
  8. I Was There When It Happened – Jimmie Davis, Fern Jones
  9. I Walk the Line
  10. The Wreck of the Old ’97 – traditional, arranged by Johnny Cash
  11. Folsom Prison Blues
  12. Doin’ My Time – Jimmie Skinner

 

In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Philips” label released “Quand on n’a que l’amour” (When love is all you have), the second Jacques Brel studio album. It was recorded 11 March 1955 – 22 March 1957.

Personnel:

  • Jacques Brel– vocals
  • André Popp– orchestra conductor
  • Michel Legrand– orchestra conductor
  • François Rauber– orchestra conductor
  • Jacques Canetti – executive producer
  • Vénéroni – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Jacques Brel, except where noted.

  1. Quand on n’a que l’amour
  2. Qu’avons-nous fait, bonnes gens
  3. Les pieds dans le ruisseau
  4. Pardons – Jacques Brel, Jacques Vigouroux
  5. La bourrée du célibataire
  6. L’air de la bêtise
  7. Saint-Pierre
  8. J’en appelle
  9. Heureux
  10. Les blés
  11. Quand on n’a que l’amour

In March 1959.

In March 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Newk’s Time”, the fourteen Sonny Rollins studio album. It was recorded on September 22, 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Rollins– tenor saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly– piano
  • Doug Watkins– bass
  • Philly Joe Jones– drums
  • Recorded by – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Cover photo – Francis Wolff

Track listing:

  1. Tune Up – Miles Davis
  2. Asiatic Raes – Kenny Dorham
  3. Wonderful! Wonderful! – Sherman Edwards-Ben Raleigh
  4. The Surrey with the Fringe on Top – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  5. Blues for Philly Joe – Sonny Rollins
  6. Namely You – Gene de Paul-Johnny Mercer

In March 1958.

In March 1958, “Chess” label released “One Dozen Berrys”, the second Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded in 1957, at “Sheldon Recording Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Phil Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– vocals, guitars
  • Hubert Sumlin– electric guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson, Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Willie Dixon– bass
  • Fred Below, Ebbie Hardy – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Sweet Little Sixteen
  2. Blue Feeling
  3. La Juanda (Espanola)
  4. Rockin’ at the Philharmonic
  5. Oh Baby Doll
  6. Guitar Boogie
  7. Reelin’ and Rockin’
  8. In-Go
  9. Rock and Roll Music
  10. How You’ve Changed
  11. Low Feeling
  12. It Don’t Take but a Few Minutes

 

In March 1958.

In March 1958, “Prestige” label released “John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio”, the third John Coltrane studio album. It was recorded on August 23, 1957, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Art Taylor– drums

Track listing:

  1. Traneing In – John Coltrane
  2. Slow Dance – Alonzo Levister
  3. Bass Blues – John Coltrane
  4. You Leave Me Breathless – Ralph Freed, Friedrich Hollaender
  5. Soft Lights and Sweet Music – Irving Berlin