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In July 1966.

In July 1966, “Valiant Records” label released “And Then… Along Comes”, the debut Association (The) album. It was recorded March – May 1966, at “Homewood Studios”, “GSP Studios” and “Columbia Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Curt Boettcher.

Personnel:

  • Terry Kirkman – vocals, wind instruments, percussion
  • Jules Alexander – vocals, lead guitar
  • Jim Yester – vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Russ Giguere – vocals, rhythm guitar, percussion
  • Brian Cole – bass, vocals, woodwinds
  • Ted Bluechel, Jr. – vocals, drums, rhythm guitar, bass
  • Mike Deasy, Lee Mallory, Ben Benay – guitars
  • Jim Henderson – piano
  • Jerry Scheff – bass guitar
  • Jim Troxel – drums
  • Doug Rhodes or Butch Parker – celesta
  • Toxey French – vibraphone
  • Curt Boettcher – backing vocals
  • Gary Paxton, Pete Romano – engineer
  • Peter Whorf Graphics – design
  • Fred Poore – photography
  • Phyllis Burgess – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Enter the Young – Terry Kirkman
  2. Your Own Love – Jules Alexander, Jim Yester
  3. Don’t Blame It on Me – Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi
  4. Blistered – Billy Ed Wheeler
  5. Along Comes Mary – Tandyn Almer
  6. Cherish – Terry Kirkman
  7. Standing Still – Ted Bluechel
  8. Message of Our Love – Tandyn Almer, Curt Boettcher
  9. Round Again – Jules Alexander
  10. Remember – Jules Alexander
  11. Changes – Jules Alexander

On May 23, 1966.

On May 23, 1966, “Tamla” label released “Moods of Marvin Gaye”, the seventh Marvin Gaye studio album. It was recorded 1965 – 1966, at “Hitsville” in Detroit, US, and was produced by Smokey Robinson, Brian Holland, Clarence Paul and Lamont Dozier.

Personnel:

  • Marvin Gaye – lead vocals
  • Marv Tarplin – guitar
  • The Funk Brothers – instrumentation
  • The Andantes – backing vocals
  • The Miracles – backing vocals
  • The Spinners – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. I’ll Be Doggone – Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarpin
  2. Little Darling (I Need You) – Holland – Dozier – Holland
  3. Take This Heart of Mine – Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarplin
  4. Hey Diddle Diddle – Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fugua, Marvin Gaye
  5. One More Heartache – Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Marvin Tarplin, Ronald White
  6. Ain’t That Peculiar – Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Marvin Tarplin
  7. Night Life – Walt Breeland, Paul Buskrik, Willie Nelson
  8. You’ve Been a Long Time Coming – Holland – Dozier – Holland
  9. Your Unchanging Love – Holland – Dozier – Holland
  10. You’re the One for Me – Morris Broadnax, Clarence Paul, Stevie Wonder
  11. I Worry ‘Bout You – Norman Mapp
  12. One for My Baby (and One More for the Road) – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer

In March 1967.

In March 1967, “Blue Note” label released “The Jody Grind”, the 15th Horace Silver album. It was recorded in November 1966, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet
  • James Spaulding – alto saxophone, flute solo
  • Tyrone Washington – tenor saxophone
  • Larry Ridley – bass
  • Roger Humphries – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver

  1. The Jody Grind
  2. Mary Lou
  3. Mexican Hip Dance
  4. Blue Silver
  5. Grease Piece
  6. Dimples

In March 1966.

In March 1966, “Smash” label released “James Brown Plays New Breed (The Boo-Ga-Loo)”, the twelfth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocal, keyboards, organ
  • Bob Prokop – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown and Nat Jones, except where noted.

  1. New Breed
  2. Slow Walk – Sil Austin
  3. Vonshella
  4. Fat Bag
  5. Jabo
  6. Lost in the Mood of Changes
  7. All About My Girl
  8. Hooks
  9. Sumpin’ Else

In December 1996.

In December 1996, “Blue Note” label released “Alone Together”, the 113th Lee Konitz album. It was recorded in 1996, at “The Jazz Bakery” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lee Konitz and Charlie Haden

Personnel:

  • Lee Konitz – alto saxophone
  • Brad Mehldau – piano
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Kurt Lundvall – engineer
  • Patrick Roques – design
  • Kenneth Knowland – painting
  • Art Lange – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  2. The Song Is You – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  3. Cherokee – Ray Noble
  4. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter
  5. ‘Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  6. You Stepped Out of a Dream – Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn

In October 1966.

In October 1966, “Cameo Parkway Records” label released “Psychedelic Moods”, the debut Deep (The) album. It was recorded in August 1966, at “Cameo Parkway Studios” in Philadelphia, PA, and was produced by Mark Barkan, Rusty Evans, David Bromberg, Mark Barkan and David Richard Blackhurst.

Personnel:

  • Rusty Evans – lead vocals, lead guitar, artwork
  • David Bromberg – rhythm guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Barkan – percussion, backing vocals
  • David Richard Blackhurst – drums
  • Garry Sherman – arranger
  • Joel Fein – engineer
  • Larry Nix – mastering
  • Douglas Fiske – art direction
  • Neil Bogart – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Color Dreams
  2. Pink Ether
  3. When Rain Is Black
  4. It’s All a Part of Me
  5. Turned On
  6. Psychedelic Moon
  7. Shadows on the Wall
  8. Crystal Nite
  9. Trip #76
  10. Wake Up and Find Me
  11. Your Choice to Choose
  12. On Off – Off On

In October 1967.

In October 1967, “Ictus” label released the debut, self-titled and the only “Don Heckman–Ed Summerlin Improvisational Jazz Workshop (The)” album. It was recorded September 1965 – March 1966, in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Don Heckman – alto saxophone
  • Ed Summerlin – tenor saxophone
  • Lew Gluckin – trumpet
  • Bob Norden – trombone
  • Steve Kuhn – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Steve Swallow – bass
  • Joe Cocuzzo – drums
  • Joe Hunt – drums
  • Lisa Zanda – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jax or Bettor – Don Heckman
  2. Leisure No. 5 – Ed Summerlin
  3. Dialogue – Ed Summerlin
  4. Five Haikus – Don Heckman

In April 1968.

In April 1968, “Atlantic” label released “Tones for Joan’s Bones”, the debut Chick Corea album. It was recorded November – December, 1966, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Herbie Mann.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet
  • Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Steve Swallow – double bass
  • Joe Chambers – drums

Track listing:

  1. Litha – Chick Corea
  2. This is New – Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin
  3. Tones for Joan’s Bones
  4. Straight Up and Down

In April 1966.

In April 1966, “Atlantic” label released “Money in the Pocket”, the debut Joe Zawinul album. It was recorded in February 1966, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joel Dorn.

Personnel:

  • Joe Zawinul – piano
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Clifford Jordan – tenor saxophone
  • Pepper Adams – baritone saxophone 
  • Bob Cranshaw – bass
  • Sam Jones – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums 
  • Roy McCurdy – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Zawinul except where noted.

  1. Money in the Pocket
  2. If – Joe Henderson
  3. My One and Only Love – Guy Wood, Robert Mellin
  4. Midnight Mood
  5. Some More of Dat – Sam Jones
  6. Sharon’s Waltz – Rudy Stevenson
  7. Riverbed
  8. Del Sasser – Sam Jones

On January 30, 1967.

On January 30, 1967, “Capitol” label released the self-titled, debut Stone Poneys album. It was recorded October – November 1966, and was produced by Nik Venet.

Personnel:

  • Linda Ronstadt – vocals, finger cymbals
  • Bobby Kimmel – vocals, guitar
  • Kenny Edwards – vocals, guitar
  • Jimmy Bond – bass, guitar
  • Pete Childs – guitar
  • Cyrus Faryar – bouzouki, guitar
  • John T. Forsha – guitar
  • Billy Mundi – drums
  • Tom Wood – vocals, rhythm guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Bobby Kimmel and Ken Edwards, except where noted.

  1. Sweet Summer Blue and Gold
  2. If I Were You
  3. Just a Little Bit of Rain – Fred Neil
  4. Bicycle Song
  5. Orion – Tom Campbell
  6. Wild About My Lovin’ – traditional, arranged by Bobby Kimmel, Linda Ronstadt, Ken Edwards
  7. Back Home – Ken Edwards
  8. Meredith (On My Mind)
  9. Train and the River
  10. All the Beautiful Things
  11. 2:10 Train – Tom Campbell, Linda Albertano