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On July 1, 1971.

On July 1, 1971, “Atco” label released “Everything Is Everything”, the debut Donny Hathaway studio album. It was recorded September 1969 – April 1970, and was produced by Donny Hathaway and Ric Powell.

Personnel:

  • Donny Hathaway – lead and background vocals, electric pianos, , organ, additional bass guita, keyboard bass, arranger, conductor
  • Master Henry Gibson– congas
  • King Curtis– guitar
  • Phil Upchurch- bass guitar, guitar
  • John Littlejohn- guitar, vocals
  • John Avant – trombone
  • Johnny Board – tenor saxophone
  • Lenard Druss – tenor saxophone
  • Oscar Brashear– trumpet
  • Clifford P. Davis – alto saxophone
  • Aaron Dodd – tuba
  • Morris Ellis – trombone
  • Marshall Hawkins- bass guitar
  • Willie Henderson- baritone saxophone
  • John Howell – trumpet
  • Morris Jennings– drums
  • Robert A. Lewis – trumpet
  • Cyril Touff – bass trumpet
  • John Lounsberry – French horn
  • Ethel Merker – French horn
  • Paul A. Teryett – French hor
  • Don Myrick- alto saxophone
  • Ric Powell – drums, percussion
  • Louis Satterfield- bass guitar
  • The Vashonettes – backing vocals
  • Murray Allen, Roger Anfinsen – recording engineer
  • Haig Adishian – cover design
  • Jim Taylor – cover photography

Track listing:

 Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) – Richard Evans, Ric Powell, Phil Upchurch

  1. Je Vous Aime (I Love You) – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Edward Kennedy
  2. I Believe to My Soul – Ray Charles
  3. Misty – Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner
  4. Sugar Lee – Donny Hathaway, Ric Powell
  5. Tryin’ Times – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson
  6. Thank You Master (For My Soul) – Donny Hathaway
  7. The Ghetto – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson
  8. To Be Young, Gifted and Black – Weldon Irvine, Nina Simone
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On June 12, 1970.

On June 12, 1970, “Blue Horizon” label released “Accept”, the fourth Chicken Shack studio album. It was recorded December 1, 1969, – March 11, 1970, at “CBS Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon.

Personnel:

  • Stan Webb– vocals, guitar
  • Paul Raymond– vocals, keyboards
  • Andy Sylvester– bass guitar
  • Dave Bidwell – drums
  • Mike Ross – engineer
  • Terence Ibbott – design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Stan Webb and Paul Raymond.

  1. Diary of Your Life
  2. Pocket
  3. Never Ever
  4. Sad Clown
  5. Maudie
  6. Telling Your Fortune
  7. Tired Eyes
  8. Some Other Time
  9. Going Round
  10. Andalucian Blues
  11. You Knew You Did You Did
  12. She Didn’t Use Her Loaf

 

On May 12, 1969.

On May 12, 1969, “Cadet” label released “After the Rain”, the sixth Muddy Waters studio album. It was recorded in January 1969, and was produced by Marshall Chess, Charles Stepney and Gene Barge.

Personnel:

  • Muddy Waters(McKinley Morganfield) – vocals, lead guitar
  • Phil Upchurch– guitar
  • Pete Cosey– guitar
  • Morris Jennings – drums
  • Otis Spann– piano
  • Louis Satterfield– bass
  • Charles Stepney– organ
  • Paul Oscher– harmonica
  • Stu Black – engineer
  • T. Swan – re-mix production

Track listing:

All tracks by Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield), except where noted.

  1. I Am the Blues – Willie Dixon
  2. Ramblin’ Mind
  3. Rollin’ and Tumblin’
  4. Bottom of the Sea
  5. Honey Bee
  6. Blues and Trouble
  7. Hurtin’ Soul – Charles Williams
  8. Screamin’ and Cryin’

 

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Blue Note” label released “Fancy Free”, the 35th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded May 9 – June 6, 1969, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Frank Foster– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Julian Priester– trombone
  • Lew Tabackin, Jerry Dodgion – flute
  • Duke Pearson– electric piano
  • Jimmy Ponder– guitar
  • Roland Wilson – bass
  • Joe Chambers, Leo Morris – drums
  • Nat Bettis, John H. Robinson Jr.- percussion

Track listing:

  1. Fancy Free – Donald Byrd
  2. I Love the Girl – Donald Byrd
  3. The Uptowner – Mitch Farber
  4. Weasil – Charles Hendricks

On January 19, 1970.

On January 19, 1970, “Polskie Nagrania Muza” label released “Enigmatic”, the fourth Czesław Niemen album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Zofia Gajewska.

  • Czesław Niemen– vocal, Hammond organ
  • Michał Urbaniak– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Zbigniew Namysłowski– alto saxophone
  • Janusz Zieliński– bass
  • Tomasz Jaśkiewicz– guitar
  • Czesław Bartkowski– drums
  • Zbigniew Sztyc– tenor saxophone
  • Alibabki– background vocals
  • Jacek Złotkowski – engineer
  • Marian Sanecki – photography

Track listing:

All music by Czesław Niemen, lyrics as noted.

  1. Bema pamięci żałobny rapsod – lyrics by Cyprian Kamil Norwid
  2. Jednego serca – lyrics by Adam Asnyk
  3. Kwiaty ojczyste – lyrics by Tadeusz Kubiak
  4. Mów do mnie jeszcze – lyrics by Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “London” label released the self-titled, debut Frijid Pink album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, and was produced by Michael Valvano.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Green – lead vocals
  • Gary Ray Thompson – guitar
  • Tom Harris– bass
  • Richard Stevers – drums
  • Larry Zelanka – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. God Gave Me You – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  2. Crying Shame – Michael Valvano
  3. I’m On My Way – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  4. Drivin’ Blues – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  5. Tell Me Why – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  6. End Of The Line – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  7. House of the Rising Sun – traditional, arr. by Kelly Green, Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Harris, Richard Stevens
  8. I Want To Be Your Lover – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry, Michael Valvano
  9. Boozin’ Blues – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  10. Heartbreak Hotel – Mae Boren Axton, Thomas Durden, Elvis Presley) (bonus track)
  11. Music For The People – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry (bonus track)

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Dunhill” label released “The Grass Is Greener”, the third Colosseum album (released only in US and Canada). It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade– vocals, organ, keyboards
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith– saxophone
  • Jon Hiseman– drums
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Reeves– bass
  • James Litherland – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jumping Off the Sun – Mike Taylor, Dave Tomlin
  2. Lost Angeles – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  3. Elegy – James Litherland
  4. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  5. Rope Ladder to the Moon – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bolero – Maurice Ravel
  7. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland
  8. The Grass is Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman