Tag Archives: 1967

Etta James: Call My Name

On January 27, 1967, “Cadet” label released “Call My Name”, the sixth Etta James studio album. It was recorded in December 1966, at “Ter Mar Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Leonard Chess.

Personnel:

  • Etta James – vocal
  • Doug Brand – engineer
  • Don S. Bronstein – design photography
  • Bob Terry – sleeve notes

Track listing:

  1. Happiness – Vee Pea Smith, Morris Dollison
  2. That’s All I Want from You – M. Rotha
  3. Have a Little Faith in Me – Monk Higgins, Joyce Wrencher
  4. I’m So Glad (I Found Love in You) – Vee Pea Smith, Morris Dollison
  5. You Are My Sunshine – Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell
  6. It Must Be Your Love – Monk Higgins, Chuck Bernard, Morris Dollison, Billy Foster
  7. 842-3089 (Call My Name) – Monk Higgins, Morris Dollison, Billy Foster
  8. Don’t Pick Me for Your Fool – Monk Higgins, Morris Dollison, Billy Foster
  9. I Prefer You – Monk Higgins, Morris Dollison
  10. Nobody Loves Me – Monk Higgins, Joyce Wrencher
  11. It’s All Right – Curtis Mayfield
  12. Nobody Like You – Monk Higgins, Morris Dollison

The Isley Brothers: Soul on the Rocks

On January 24, 1967, “Tamla” label released “Soul on the Rocks”, the fifth studio album by Isley Brothers (The). It was recorded in 1966, at “Studio A”, Hitsville, Detroit, and was produced by Norman Whitfield, Smokey Robinson and Ivy Jo Hunter.

Personnel:

  • Ronald Isley – vocals
  • Rudolph Isley – vocals
  • O’Kelly Isley Jr. – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Got to have You Back – Ivy Jo Hunter, Leon ware, Stephen Bowden
  2. That’s the Way Love Is – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  3. Whispers (Getting’ Louder) – David Scott, Barbara Acklin
  4. Tell Me It’s Just a Rumor baby – Harvey Fugua, Johnny Bristol, Vernon Bullock
  5. One Too Many Heartaches – Ivy Jo Hunter
  6. It’s Out of the Question – William “Smokey” Robinson, Berry Gordy
  7. Why When Love Is Gone – Ivy Jo Hunter
  8. Save Me from This Misery – Norman Whitfield, Roger Penzabene, Stephen Bowden
  9. Little Miss Sweetness – William “Smokey” Robinson
  10. Good Things – Robert Bruce, Leroy Kirkland
  11. Catching Up on Time – Clarence Paul, Leon Ware, Morris Broadnax
  12. Behind a Painted Smile – Ivy Jo Hunter, Beatrice Verdi

Jackie McLean: New and Old Gospel

In January 1968, “Blue Note” label released “New and Old Gospel”, the 36th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in March 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Ornette Coleman – trumpet
  • LaMont Johnson – piano
  • Scotty Holt – bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

Track listing:

  1. Lifeline Medley: Offering/Midway / Vernzone / The Inevitable End – Jackie McLean
  2. Old Gospel – Ornette Coleman
  3. Strange as It Seems – Ornette Coleman

Shelly Manne: Daktari

In December 1967, “Atlantic” label released “Daktari”, the 34th Shelly Manne album. It features music from the TV show “Daktari”, and was recorded November – December 1967, at “Annex Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun.

Personnel:

  • Shelly Manne – drums, percussion
  • Justin Gordon, Bud Shank, Arthur C. Smith, Frank Strozier – woodwinds
  • Mike Wofford – piano
  • Bob Bain – guitar
  • Bill Pitman – bass
  • Larry Bunker, Frank Carlsson, Victor Feldman, Emil Richards – percussion
  • Richard Hazard – arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Shelly Manne.

  1. Daktari
  2. Out on a Limb
  3. Clarence
  4. Africa
  5. Stay with Me
  6. Elephantime
  7. Wameru
  8. Toto
  9. Galloping Giraffes
  10. Judy Judy
  11. Ivan
  12. Rhino Trot

Modern Jazz Quartet: Under the Jasmin Tree

On December 6, 1968, “Apple” label released “Under the Jasmin Tree”, the 29th Modern Jazz Quartet. It was recorded in December 1967, and was produced by John Lewis.

Personnel:

  • Milt Jackson – vibraphone
  • John Lewis – piano
  • Percy Heath – double bass
  • Connie Kay – drums, percussion
  • Mike Jarratt – engineer
  • Bob Dawbarn – sleeve notes
  • Alan Aldridge, Ink Studios – design

Track listing:

All tracks by John Lewis.

  1. The Blue Necklace
  2. Three Little Feelings (Part I)
  3. Three Little Feelings (Part II)
  4. Three Little Feelings (Part III)
  5. Exposure
  6. The Jasmin Tree

Oliver Nelson: The Sound of Feeling

In November 1968, “Verve” label released “The Sound of Feeling” (Leonard Feather Presents the Sound of Feeling and The Sound of Oliver Nelson), the 19th Oliver Nelson album.It was recorded in November 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Creed Taylor and Jesse Kaye.

Personnel:

The Sound of Feeling(tracks 1-5)

  • Oliver Nelson – soprano saxophone
  • Alyce Andrece, Rhae Andrece – vocals
  • Gary David – vocals, piano, marxophone, arranger
  • Chuck Domanico, Ray Neapolitan – bass
  • Dick Wilson – drums

The Oliver Nelson Orchestra (tracks 6-9)

  • Oliver Nelson – arranger, conductor
  • Al Dailey, Hank Jones – piano
  • Eric Gale – guitar
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Grady Tate – drums
  • Phil Kraus, Bobby Rosengarden – mallets, additional percussion
  • Jerome Richardson – soprano saxophone
  • Jerry Dodgion, Phil Woods – clarinets, alto saxophones
  • Jerome Richardson, Zoot Sims – tenor saxophones
  • Danny Bank – baritone saxophone
  • Burt Collins, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, Snooky Young, Nat Adderley – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Nat Adderley – cornet
  • Jimmy Cleveland, J. J. Johnson – additional trombones
  • Bob Brookmeyer – valve trombone
  • Tony Studd – bass trombone
  • Jerry Dodgion, Jerome Richardson – flutes

Track listing:

  1. My Favorite Things – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  2. Waltz Without Words – Gary David
  3. Who Knows What Love Is? – Gary David
  4. Phrases – Alyce Andrece, Rhae Andrece
  5. Circe Revisited – Gary David, Bob Fylling
  6. Ricardo’s Dilemma – Roy Ayers
  7. Patterns for Orchestra – Oliver Nelson
  8. The Sidewalks of New York – Charles B. Lawlor, James W. Blake
  9. Greensleeves – traditional

The Chambers Brothers: The Time Has Come

In November 1967, “Columbia” label released “The Time Has Come”, the debut Chambers Brothers (The) album. It was recorded in August 1967, and was produced by David Rubinson.

Personnel:

  • Lester Chambers – lead vocal
  • Willie Chambers – vocal, guitars
  • Joseph Chambers – vocal, guitar
  • George Chambers – vocal, bass
  • Brian Keenan – drums
  • Gary Sherman – arranger
  • Jim Marshall – photography

Track listing:

  1. All Strung Out Over You – Rudy Clark
  2. People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield
  3. I Can’t Stand It – Lester Chambers
  4. Romeo and Juliet – Lester Chambers
  5. In the Midnight Hour – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  6. So Tired – Andre Goodwin, Lester Chambers, Willie Chambers, Joseph Chambers, George Chambers, Brian Keenan
  7. Uptown – Betty Mabry
  8. Please Don’t Leave Me – Lester Chambers, Willie Chambers, Joseph Chambers, George Chambers, Brian Keenan
  9. What the World Needs Now Is Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  10. Time Has Come Today – Joseph Chambers, Willie Chambers

Jackie McLean: Damon’s Dance

In October 1970, “Blue Note” label released “Demon’s Dance”, the 38th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in December 1967, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Francis Wollf.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • LaMont Johnson – piano
  • Scotty Holt – bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording
  • Mati Klarwein – artwork
  • Bob Venosa – design
  • Leonard Feather – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackie McLean, except where noted.

  1. Demon’s Dance
  2. Toyland – Cal Massey
  3. Boo Ann’s Grand – Woody Shaw
  4. Sweet Love of Mine – Woody Shaw
  5. Floogeh
  6. Message From Trane – Cal Massey

Clear Light: Same

In September 1967, “Elektra” label released the self-titled, debut Clear Light studio album. It was recorded April – August 1967, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul A. Rotchild.

Personnel:

  • Cliff De Young – vocals
  • Bob Seal – vocals, guitar
  • Ralph Schuckett – keyboards
  • Douglas Lubahn – bass
  • Dallas Taylor – drums
  • Michael Ney – drums
  • Robbie Robison – guru
  • Lee Housekeeper – seer and overseer
  • Bruce Botnick – engineer
  • Jac Holzman – production supervisor
  • Gordon Anderson – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Black Roses – Wolfgang Dios, Cliff De Young, Bob Seal, Ralph Schuckett, Douglas Lubahn, Dallas Taylor
  2. Sand – Douglas Lubahn
  3. A Child’s Smile – Cliff De Young, Bob Seal, Ralph Schuckett, Douglas Lubahn, Dallas Taylor, Michael Ney
  4. Street Singer – Greg Copeland, Steve Noonan
  5. The Ballad of Freddie and Larry – Cliff De Young, Ralph Schuckett
  6. With All in Mind – Bob Seal
  7. Mr. Blue – Tom Paxton
  8. Think Again – Cliff De Young, Bob Seal, Ralph Schuckett, Douglas Lubahn, Dallas Taylor
  9. They Who Have Nothing – Bob Seal
  10. How Many Days Have Passed – Bob Seal
  11. Night Sounds Loud – Douglas Lubahn

Johnny Cash & June Carter: Carryin’ On with Johnny Cash & June Carter

On August 1, 1967, “Columbia” label released “Carryin’ On with Johnny Cash & June Carter” album by Johnny Cash and June Carter. It was recorded August 1964 – May 1967, and was produced by Don Law.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • June Carter – vocals
  • Carl Perkins, Luther Perkins, Bob Johnson – guitar
  • Norman Blake – guitar, dobro
  • Marshall Grant – bass
  • W.S. Holland – drums
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Bill McElhiney, Karl Garvin – trumpet
  • Phil Balsey, Jan Howard, The Carter Family – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Long Legged Guitar Pickin’ Man – Marshall Grant
  2. Shantytown – Johnny Cash, June Carter
  3. It Ain’t Me Babe – Bob Dylan
  4. Fast Boat to Sydney – June Helen Carter, Anita Carter
  5. Pack Up Your Sorrows – Richard Farina, Pauline Marden
  6. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles
  7. Jackson – Billy Ed Wheeler, Jerry Leiber
  8. Oh What a Good Thing We Had – Johnny Cash, June Carter
  9. You’ll Be All Right – Johnny Cash, June Carter
  10. No No No – Johnny Cash
  11. What’d I Say – Ray Charles