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In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Elektra” label released “The Original Delaney & Bonnie”, the second   Delaney & Bonnie studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Elektra Sound Recorders Studios”, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett and David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Bonnie Bramlett- vocals
  • Delaney Bramlett- guitars, vocals, arrangements
  • Leon Russell- guitars, piano, arrangements
  • Jerry McGee – guitars
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar
  • Bobby Whitlock- organ, keyboards, vocals
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone
  • Jim Price- trombone, trumpet, horns
  • Rita Coolidge- backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner, Jim Gordon- drums, percussion
  • Jimmie Haskell – string arrangements
  • John Haeny: engineer
  • Barry Feinstein: photography

Track listing:

  1. Get Ourselves Together – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Carl Radle
  2. Someday – Delaney Bramlett, Jerry Allison, Bonnie Bramlett, Doug Gilmore
  3. Ghetto – Delaney Bramlett, Bettye Crutcher, Homer Banks, Bonnie Bramlett
  4. When the Battle Is Over – Mac Rebennack, Jessie Hill
  5. Dirty Old Man – Delaney Bramlett, Mac Davis
  6. Love Me a Little Longer – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett
  7. I Can’t Take It Much Longer – Delaney Bramlett, Joey Cooper
  8. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man – Dan Penn, Chips Moman
  9. Soldiers of the Cross – traditional
  10. Gift of Love – Delaney Bramlett, Mac Davis
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On July 5, 1969.

On July 5, 1969, “Dunhill” label released “Bubblegum, Lemonade and… Something for Mama”, the second Cass Elliot album under the billing “Mama Cass”. It was recorded in 1969 and was produced by Steve Barri.

Personnel:

  • Mama Cass – vocals
  • Mike Deasy– guitar
  • Red Rhodes– steel guitar
  • Hal Blaine– drums, percussion
  • Steve Barri– percussion
  • Ben Benay – guitar, harmonica
  • Jimmie Haskell– accordion, arranger, conductor
  • Phil Kaye – percussion, engineer
  • Larry Knechtel– organ, piano
  • Joe Osborn– bass
  • Gary Burden- art direction, design
  • Henry Diltz- photography

Track listing

  1. It’s Getting Better – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  2. Blow Me a Kiss – Jack Carone
  3. Sour Grapes -Tom Ghent
  4. Easy Come, Easy Go – Diane Hildebrand, Jack Keller
  5. I Can Dream, Can’t I? – Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal
  6. Welcome To the World – Martin Eagle Siegel, Scott English
  7. Lady Love – Delaney Bramlett
  8. He’s a Runner – Laura Nyro
  9. Move in a Little Closer, Baby – Robert O’Connor, Arnold Jay Capitanelli
  10. When I Just Wear My Smile – Tom V. Lane, Sharyn Pulley
  11. Who’s To Blame – Leah Kunkel

In March 1969.

In March 1969, “Philips” label released “New! Improved!”, the third Blue Cheer album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Amigo Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Milan Melvin.

Personnel:

  • Dickie Peterson– bass guitar, vocals
  • Paul Whaley– drums
  • Bruce Stephens – guitar
  • Ralph Burns Kellogg– keyboards
  • Randy Holden– guitar

Track listing:

  1. When It All Gets Old – Ralph Burns Kellogg
  2. West Coast Child of Sunshine – Bruce Stephens
  3. I Want My Baby Back – Bruce Stephens
  4. Aces ‘n’ Eights – Ralph Burns Kellogg, Dickie Peterson, Bruce Stephens
  5. As Long as I Live – Dickie Peterson, Bruce Stephens
  6. It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry – Bob Dylan
  7. Peace of Mind – Randy Holden
  8. Fruit & Icebergs – Randy Holden
  9. Honey Butter Lover – Randy Holden

 

In February 1970.

In February 1970, “Regal Zonophone” label released “Shazam”, the second Move studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Advision Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Roy Wood, Carl Wayne, Rick Price and Gerald Chevin.

Personnel:

  1. Roy Wood- lead vocals, guitars; keyboards.
  2. Bev Bevan- drums, percussion.
  3. Carl Wayne- lead vocals; guitars.
  4. Rick Price- vocals, bass.
  5. Trevor Burton, Tony Visconti- bass

Track listing:

  1. Hello Susie – Roy Wood
  2. Beautiful Daughter – Roy Wood
  3. Cherry Blossom Clinic Revisited – Roy Wood
  4. Fields of People – Wyatt Day, Jon Pierson
  5. Don’t Make My Baby Blue – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  6. The Last Thing on My Mind – Tom Paxton

In February 1970.

In February 1970, “Liberty” label released “Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy”, the fourth Nitty Gritty Dirt Band studio album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by William McEuen.

Personnel:

  • Les Thompson – electric bass, mandolin, electric guitar, vocals
  • Jimmie Fadden – lead acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, washtub bass, vocals
  • Jeff Hanna- rhythm acoustic and electric guitar, drums, washboard, percussion, vocals
  • Jimmy Ibbotson – rhythm acoustic guitar, lead electric guitar, electric piano, drums, conga, accordion, vocals
  • John McEuen- banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, accordion
  • Maurice Manceau – guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jim Gordon- horns, keyboards
  • John London- bass
  • Byron Berline- violin
  • Russ Kunkel- drums
  • Woody Woodward – recording engineer
  • John McEuen, Jimmy Hoyson – mixing
  • Dean Torrence/ Kittyhawk Graphics – art direction
  • William McEuen – photography

Track listing:

  1. Some of Shelly’s Blues – Michael Nesmith
  2. Prodigal’s Return – Kenny Loggins, Dann Lottermoser
  3. The Cure – Jeff Hanna
  4. Travelin’ Mood – James Waynes
  5. Chicken Reel – traditional
  6. Yukon Railroad – Kenny Loggins, Dann Lottermoser
  7. Livin’ Without You – Randy Newman
  8. Clinch Mountain Backstep – Ruby Rakes
  9. Rave On – Norman Petty, Bill Tilghman, Sonny West
  10. Billy in the Low Ground – Les Thompson
  11. Jesse James – traditional
  12. Uncle Charlie Interview – Uncle Charlie
  13. Bojangles – Jerry Jeff Walker
  14. Opus 36, Clementi – Muzio Clementi
  15. Santa Rosa – Kenny Loggins
  16. Propinquity – Michael Nesmith
  17. Uncle Charlie – Jimmie Fadden
  18. Randy Lynn Rag – Earl Scruggs
  19. House at Pooh Corner – Kenny Loggins
  20. Swanee River – Stephen Foster
  21. Uncle Charlie Interview #2 / Spanish Fandango – traditional

On January 25, 1996.

On January 25, 1996, Albert Bernard Grossman died aged 58. He was entrepreneur and manager, best known as manager of Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Peter, Paul and Mary, The Band, Todd Rundgren, Odetta, Gordon Lightfoot and Ian & Sylvia. In 1969 he built the “Bearsville Recording Studio” near Woodstock, and in 1970 he founded “Bearsville Records”.

On January 8, 1970.

On January 8, 1970, “Tamla” label released “That’s the Way Love Is”, the tenth Marvin Gaye studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Hitsville U.S.A.” in Detroit, and was produced by Norman Whitfield.

Personnel:

  • Marvin Gaye- lead vocals
  • The Andantes, The Originals- background vocals
  • The Funk Brothers- instrumentation

Track listing:

  1. Gonna Give Her All The Love I’ve Got – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  2. Yesterday – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. Groovin’ – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  4. I Wish It Would Rain – Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  5. That’s The Way Love Is – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  6. How Can I Forget? – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  7. Abraham, Martin & John – Dick Holler
  8. Gonna Keep On Tryin’ Till I Win Your Love – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  9. No Time for Tears – Eddie Holland, Norman Whitfield
  10. Cloud Nine – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  11. Don’t You Miss Me A Little Bit, Baby? – Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  12. So Long – Eddie Holland,  Dean Taylor, Norman Whitfield