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In May 1971.

In May 1971, “Reprise” label released “Summer Side of Life”, the seventh Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded December 1970 – April 1971, at “Woodland Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Roy M. “Junior” Huskey – acoustic bass
  • James Rolleston – bass guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass guitar
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey – drums
  • Buddy Harman – drums
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • David Brown – percussion
  • Farrel Morris – percussion
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Vassar Clements – violin
  • The Jordanaires (Gordon Stoker, Neal Matthews, Hoyt Hawkins, Ray Walker) – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. 10 Degrees and Getting Colder
  2. Miguel
  3. Go My Way
  4. Summer Side of Life
  5. Cotton Jenny
  6. Talking in Your Sleep
  7. Nous Vivons Ensemble
  8. Same Old Loverman
  9. Redwood Hill
  10. Love and Maple Syrup
  11. Cabaret

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Harvest” label released “Things May Come and Things May Go but the Art School Dance Goes on Forever”, the debut Pete Brown and Piblokto! Album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Pete Brown.

Personnel:

  • Pete Brown – vocals, talking drum, Cornish slide whistle
  • Jim Mullen – guitar
  • Paul Seedy – banjo
  • Dave Thompson – organ, piano, mellotron, harmonium, soprano saxophone, bass pedals
  • Roger Bunn – bass, acoustic guitar
  • Rob Tait – drums
  • John Mumford – trombone
  • Ray Crane – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Brown, except where noted.

  1. Things May Come and Things May Go but the Art School Dance Goes on Forever
  2. High Flying Electric Band – Pete Brown, Jim Mullen
  3. Someone Like You
  4. Walk for Charity, Run for Money – Pete Brown, Jim Mullen, Roger Bunn
  5. Then I Must Go and Can I Keep – Pete Brown, Chris Spedding
  6. My Love Is Gone Far Away – Pete Brown, Chris Spedding
  7. Golden Country Kingdom – Pete Brown, Jim Mullen
  8. Firesong
  9. Country Morning – Pete Brown, Roger Bunn

In March 1971.

In March 1971, “Liberty” label released “Split”, the fourth Groundhogs (The) album. It was recorded in November 1970, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony McPhee.

Personnel:

  • Tony McPhee – guitars, vocals
  • Peter Cruikshank – bass guitar
  • Ken Pustelnik – drums
  • Martin Birch – engineer
  • Chris Richardson – sleeve design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony McPhee

  1. Split – Part One
  2. Split – Part Two
  3. Split – Part Three
  4. Split – Part Four
  5. Cherry Red
  6. A Year in the Life
  7. Junkman
  8. Groundhog (based on “Ground Hog Blues” by John Lee Hooker)

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Blue Note” label released “Extensions”, the twelve McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in February 1970, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner – piano
  • Gary Bartz – alto saxophone
  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Alice Coltrane – harp 
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Elvin Jones – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording
  • André Perry – liner notes
  • Clifford Janoff – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner.

  1. Message from the Nile
  2. The Wanderer
  3. Survival Blues
  4. His Blessings

In January 1971.

In January 1971, “Windfall” label released “Nantucket Sleighride”, the second Mountain studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Felix Pappalardi.  

Personnel:

  • Leslie West – vocals, guitar
  • Steve Knight – keyboards
  • Felix Pappalardi – vocals, bass
  • Corky Laing – drums, percussion
  • Bob d’Orleans – engineer
  • Tom Cachetta – assistant engineer
  • Dave Ragno – assistant engineer
  • Beverly Weinstein – art direction
  • Gail Collins – visual director, design, painting, photography, calligraphy
  • Mick Brigden – calligraphy
  • Bud Prager – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Look Around – Leslie West, Sue Palmer,, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  2. Taunta (Sammy’s Tune) – Felix Pappalardi
  3. Nantucket Sleighride (to Owen Coffin) – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  4. You Can’t Get Away – Leslie West, Gail Collins, Corky Laing
  5. Tired Angels (to J.M.H.) – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Colliins
  6. The Animal Trainer and the Toad – Leslie West, Sue Palmer
  7. My Lady – Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  8. Travellin’ in the Dark (to E.M.P.) – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  9. The Great Train Robbery – Leslie West, Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins

In December 1960.

In December 1960, “Blue Note” label released “Capuchin Swing”, the 18th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in April 1970, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Walter Bishop, Jr. – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackie McLean except where noted.

  1. Francisco
  2. Just for Now – Walter Bishop, Jr.
  3. Don’t Blame Me – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
  4. Condition Blue
  5. Capuchin Swing
  6. On the Lion – Walter Bishop, Jr.

In December 1970.

In December 1970,”Brunswick” label released  “Like Your Lovin’ (Do You Like Mine?)”, the second Chi-Lites (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1070, and was produced by Eugene Record.

Personnel:

  • Eugene Record – vocals, arranger
  • Marshall Thompson – vocals
  • Robert “Squirrel” Lester – vocals
  • Creadel “Red” Jones – vocals
  • Sonny Sanders – arranger
  • The Peoples’ Paraphernalia – arranger
  • Willie Henderson – director

Track listing:

All tracks by Eugene Record, except where noted.

  1. Are You My Woman? (Tell Me So)
  2. Troubles A’ Comin
  3. 24 Hours of Sadness – Eugene Record, Carl Davis
  4. The Twelfth of Never – Jerry Livingston, Paul Francis Webster
  5. Let Me Be the Man My Daddy Was – Eugene Record, Barbara Acklin
  6. I Like Your Lovin’ (Do You Like Mine) – Eugene Record, Sandy Wilburn
  7. I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – Ken Gamble, Jerry Ross, Jerry Williams
  8. Give It Away – Eugene Record, Carl Davis
  9. My Whole World Ended – Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, Pamela Joan Sawyer, Jimmy Roach
  10. You’re No Longer Part of My Heart

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Milestone” label released “In Pursuit of Blackness”, the 13th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in September 1970 at “Lighthouse Café” in Hermosa Beach, May 1971, at “Decca Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Woody Shaw – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Pete Yellin – alto saxophone, flute, bass clarinet
  • George Cables – electric piano
  • Ron McClure, Stanley Clarke – bass
  • Lenny White – drums
  • Tony Waters – congas

Track listing:

 All tracks by Joe Henderson, except where noted.

  1. No Me Esqueca
  2. Invitation – Bronisław Kaper
  3. A Shade of Jade
  4. Gazelle
  5. Mind Over Matter

In October 1970.

In November 1970, “Chess” label released “Back Home”, the fourteenth Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “Ter Mar Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Chuck Berry.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Baldori – harmonica, piano
  • Lafayette Leake – piano
  • Phil Upchurch – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Chisholm – engineer
  • Peter Amft – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Tulane
  2. Have Mercy Judge
  3. Instrumental
  4. Christmas
  5. Gun
  6. I’m a Rocker
  7. Flyin’ Home
  8. Fish and Chips
  9. Some People

In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Reprise” label released “Words and Music”, the second Jimmy Webb album. It was recorded in 1970, at “MCA Studios” in Universal City, California, and was produced by Jimmy Webb.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Webb – vocals, piano, organ, accordion, DeWalt FlexVolt 6in angle grinder, vibraphone, psaltery, effects
  • Fred Tackett – drums, timpani, percussion, guitar, bass, trumpet
  • Tom Scott – saxophone
  • Darrell Birch – congas, African drums
  • Susan Webb – vocals
  • Brent Albright – engineer
  • Brian Ingoldsby – console
  • Terry Brown – console
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Webb, except where noted.

  1. Sleepin’ in the Daytime
  2. P.F. Sloan
  3. Love Song
  4. Careless Weed
  5. Psalm One-Five-O
  6. Songseller
  7. Dorothy Chandler Blues
  8. Jerusalem
  9. Let It Be Me – Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë
  10. Never My Love – Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi
  11. I Wanna Be Free – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  12. Once Before I Die