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On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, “Delmark” label released “It’s Magic”, album by Sonny Stitt. It was recorded in 1969, at “P.S. Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Stitt- alto and tenor saxophone, varitone
  • Don Patterson- organ
  • Billy James – drums

Track listing:

  1. Four – Miles Davis
  2. On Green Dolphin Street – Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington
  3. Parker’s Mood – Charlie Parker
  4. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
  5. Shake Your Head – Bob Gerow, Sammy Cahn
  6. It’s Magic – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  7. Getting Sentimental Over You – George Bassman, Ned Washington
  8. Just Friends – John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis
  9. Body and Soul – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
  10. They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

On March 13, 1969.

On March 13, 1969, “Fontana” label released “Those Who Are About to Die Salute You – Morituri Te Salutant”, the debut Colosseum album. It was recorded 1968 – 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade– organ, vibraphone, piano, backing vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith– saxophones
  • James Litherland– lead vocals, guitar
  • Tony Reeves– bass guitar
  • Jon Hiseman– drums
  • Jim Roche – guitar
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Walking in the Park – Bond
  2. Plenty Hard Luck – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland, Tony Reeves
  3. Mandarin – Tony Reeves, Dave Greenslade
  4. Debut – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves
  5. Beware the Ides of March – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves
  6. The Road She Walked Before – Dick Heckstall-Smith
  7. Backwater Blues – Leadbelly
  8. Those About to Die – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves

 

In February 1972.

In February 1972, “Groove Merchant” label released “Sundance”, the fourth Chick Corea album. It was recorded in May 1969, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Hubert Laws– flute, piccolo flute
  • Bennie Maupin– tenor saxophone
  • Woody Shaw– trumpet
  • Dave Holland– bass
  • Jack De Johnette– drums
  • Horace Arnold– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. The Brain
  2. Song of Wind
  3. Converge
  4. Sundance

 

In December 1969.

In December 1969, “ECM” label released “Free at Last”, the 24th Mel Waldron album, It was recorded on November 24, 1969, at “Studio Bauer in Ludwigsburg, West Germany and was produced by Manfred Eicher. This was the first released of “ECM” label.

Personnel:

  • Mal Waldron– piano
  • Isla Eckinger– bass
  • Clarence Becton– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Mal Waldron except where noted.

  1. Rat Now
  2. Balladina
  3. 1-3-234
  4. Rock My Soul
  5. Willow Weep for Me – Ann Ronell
  6. Boo

On November 29, 1969.

On November 29, 1969, “Vik” (RCA Victor) label released the debut, self-titled Almendra album. It was recorded April – September 1969, at “TNT Studio” in Buenos Aires, and was produced by Luis Alberto Spinetta, Emilio del Guercio,  Edelmiro Molinari and Rodolfo Garcia.

Personnel:

  • Luis Alberto Spinetta- vocals, guitar, rhythm guitar, harmonica, artwork
  • Emilio del Guercio – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, flute
  • Edelmiro Molinari – guitar, bass guitar, organ, backing vocals
  • Rodolfo García – drums, tambourine, jingle bell, whistling, backing vocals, percussiveaddition
  • Papo, Sam and “other Circus people” – backing vocals
  • Santiago Giacobbe – organ
  • Rodolfo Alchourron – guitar, arrangements, conducting
  • Alicia Varadi – harp
  • Simón Zlotnik – viola
  • Bernardo Stalman – violin
  • Tito Mariano – glockenspiel
  • Walter Cironi – bassoon
  • Gustavo Bergalli – flugelhorn
  • Mario Tenreyro – French horn
  • Carlos Pompeyo – flute
  • Alberto Misrahi – bass clarinet
  • José Bragato – cello
  • Rodolfo Mederos – bandoneón
  • Óscar Figueroa – coordination

Track listing:

All tracks by Luis Alberto Spinetta except where noted.

  1. Muchacha (ojos de papel)
  2. Color humano – Edelmiro Molinari
  3. Figuracion
  4. Ana no duerme
  5. Fermín
  6. Plegaria para un niño dormido
  7. A estos hombres tristes
  8. Que el viento borró tus manos – Emilio del Guercio
  9. Laura va

 

On November 15, 1971.

On November 15, 1971, “Shelter” label released “Asylum Choir II”, the second and final  Leon Russell and Marc Benno album. It was recorded February 1967 – April 1969, at “Skyhill Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Leon Russell and Marc Benno.

Personnel:

  • Marc Benno– vocals, guitars
  • Leon Russell– bass, guitar, keyboards, piano, vocals
  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitars
  • Chuck Blackwell– drums
  • Carl Radle– bass
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Leon Russell and Marc Benno except where noted.

  1. Sweet Home Chicago
  2. Down on the Base
  3. Hello, Little Friend – Leon Russell
  4. Salty Candy
  5. Tryin’ to Stay ‘Live
  6. Intro to Rita
  7. Straight Brother
  8. Learn How to Boogie
  9. Ballad for a Soldier – Leon Russell
  10. When You Wish upon a Fag – Leon Russell
  11. Lady in Waiting – Leon Russell

 

 

On August 24, 1970.

On August 24, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Spirit in the Dark”, the seventeenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded May – October 1969, March 1970, and was produced by Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin and Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals, piano
  • Dave Crawford– organ
  • Buzz Feiten– guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Jimmy O’Rourke – guitar
  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Duane Allman– guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • Tommy McClure – bass guitar
  • Harold “Hog” Cowart – bass guitar
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Sammy Creason– drums
  • Ron Ziegler – drums
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Ray Lucas – drums
  • The Sweet Inspirations– background vocals
  • Wylene Ivy – background vocals
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Almeda Lattimore – background vocals
  • Pat Lewis– background vocals
  • Evelyn Green – background vocals
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • Jim Dickinson– additional keyboards
  • Michael Utley– additional keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– additional keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Play That Song – Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson
  2. The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday’s Kiss) – Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins
  3. Pullin’ – Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe
  4. You and Me – Aretha Franklin
  5. Honest I Do – Jimmy Reed, Ewart Abner
  6. Spirit in the Dark – Aretha Franklin
  7. When the Battle Is Over- Jessie Hill,  John
  8. One Way Ticket – Jessie Hill,  John
  9. Try Matty’s – Aretha Franklin
  10. That’s All I Want from You – Fritz Rotter
  11. Oh No Not My Baby – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  12. Why I Sing the Blues – B. King, Dave Clark