In October 1965, “Blue Note” label released “All That’s Good”, the fifth Freddie Roach album. It was recorded in October 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs” NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
In September 1966, “Phillips” label released “Wild Is the Wind”, the sixth Nina Simone studio album. It was recorded 1964 – 1965, in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney. In 2020, it was ranked 212 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.
Nina Simone – vocals, piano, arranger
Horace Ott – arranger
Sid Mark – liner notes
I Love Your Lovin’ Ways – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
Four Woman – Nina Simone
What More Can I Say – Horace Ott, Wade Brown Jr.
Lilac Wine – James Shelton
That’s All I Ask – Horace Ott
Break Down and Let It All Out – Van McCoy
Why keep On Breaking My Heart – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
Wild is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair – traditional
In July 1966, “Blue Note” label released “Search for the New Land”, the fifteenth Lee Morgan album. It was recorded in February 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
On January 30, 1964, “Chess Records” label released “Folk Singer”, the fourth Muddy Waters studio album. It was recorded in September 1963, at “Tel Mar Recording” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Ralph Bass and Willie Dixon. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Folk Singer” at number 280 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.
Muddy Waters – vocals, guitar
Buddy Guy – guitar
Sammy Lawhorn – guitar
James Madison – guitar
Otis Spann – harmonica, piano
Willie Dixon – bass
Milton Rector – bass
J.T. Brown – clarinet, tenor saxophone
Francis Clay – drums
Clifton James – drums
S.P. Leary – drums
Ron Malo – engineer
Vartan – art direction
Bob Schnieders – coordinator, liner notes
Mary Katherine Aldin – liner notes
Don Bronstein – cover design, photography
Jim Marshall – photography
All tracks by Muddy Waters, except where noted.
My Home Is in the Delta
My Captain – Willie Dixon
Good Morning Little Schoolgirl – Sonny Boy Williamson
In December 1964, “Prestige” label released “Holiday Soul” the eleventh Bobby Timmons album. It was recorded in November 1964, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Ozzie Cadena.
Bobby Timmons – piano
Butch Warren – double bass
Walter Perkins – drums
Deck the Halls – traditional
White Christmas – Irving Berlin
The Christmas Song – Mel Tormé, Robert Wells
Auld Lang Syne – Robert Burns, traditional
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town – J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie
Winter Wonderland – Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith
We Three Kings – John Henry Hopkins, Jr.
You’re All I Want for Christmas – Seger Ellis, Glen Moore
On November 12, 1964, “Tamla” label released “Hello Broadway”, the fourth Marvin Gaye studio album. It was recorded in 1964, at “Graystone Ballroom” in Detroit, and was produced by Hal Davis and Marc Gordon.
Marvin Gaye – vocals
Jerry Long – arranger
Hello Broadway – Ronald Miller, William O’Malley
People – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
The Party’s Over – Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne
On the Street Where You Live – Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner
What Kind of Fool Am I? – Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley
My Kind of Town – Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen
Days of Wine and Roses – Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
This Is the Life – Charles Strouse, Lee Adams
My Way – Richard Jacques, Ronald Miller
Hello Dolly! – Jerry Herman
Walk on the Wild Side – Mack David, Elmer Bernstein