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On June 15, 1970.

On June 15, 1970, “Harvest” label released “Flat Baroque and Berserk”, the fourth Roy Harper album. It was recorded August – September 1969, at “Les Cousins” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Roy Harper – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • David Bedford– arrangements
  • Skaila Kanga– harp
  • Tony Visconti– recorder
  • Keith Emerson– keyboards
  • Lee Jackson– bass guitar
  • Brian Davison– drums
  • Phil McDonald, Neil Richmond – sound engineer
  • Lon Goddard – cover design
  • John McKenzie – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Harper.

  1. Don’t You Grieve
  2. I Hate the White Man
  3. Feeing All the Saturday
  4. How Does It Feel
  5. Goodbye
  6. Another Day
  7. Davey
  8. East of the Sun
  9. Tom Tiddler’s Ground
  10. Francesca
  11. Song of the Ages
  12. Hell’s Angels

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Music” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the fifth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, at “Morgan Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell– vocals
  • Elton John– organ, piano
  • Ron Wood– guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan, Tony Hazzard, Doris Troy, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Liza Strike – background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Ray Jackson– mandolin
  • Madelene Bell – tambourine
  • Ian Armitt – piano
  • Ricky Brown – bass guitar
  • Dave Glover – bass guitar
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Lesley Duncan – chorus caster
  • Jimi Horowitz – executive producer
  • Ed Thrasher– art director
  • Judith Sims – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning – Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Harvest” label released “Sing Brother Sing”, the second Edgar Broughton Band studio album. It was recorded July 1969 – February 1970, at “Abbey Road Studios” and “EMI Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Broughton – vocals, guitar
  • Arthur Grant – vocals, bass guitar
  • Steve Broughton – drums
  • Peter Mew– engineer
  • Andy “Drop-in” Stephens – assistant engineer
  • Neil Richmond – assistant engineer
  • Edgar Broughton – artwork(inside drawings)
  • Derick Carter – photography
  • Lothar Schiffler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Edgar Broughton, except where noted.

  1. There’s No Vibrations, But Wait!
  2. The Moth
  • The Moth
  • People – Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant
  • Peter
  1. Momma’s Reward (Keep Them Freak’s a Rollin’)
  2. Refugee
  3. Officer Dan – Steve Broughton
  4. Old Gopher – Steve Broughton
  5. Aphrodite
  6. Granma
  7. Psychopath
  • The Psychopath
  • Is for Butterflies – Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant
  1. It’s Falling Away

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Parrot Records” label released “Defrosted”, the second Frijid Pink studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Media Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Pink Unlimited.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Green (Tom Beaudry) – vocals, cowbell
  • Gary Ray Thompson – lead and rhythm guitars
  • Tom Harris – bass
  • Richard Stevers – drums, tympani
  • Larry Zelanka – keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Ray Thompson and Tom Beaudry, except where noted.

  1. Black Lace
  2. Sing A Song For Freedom – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry, Richard Stevers
  3. I’ll Never Be Lonely – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry, Tom Harris
  4. Bye Bye Blues
  5. Pain In My Heart
  6. Sloony – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Harris, Richard Stevers
  7. I’m Movin’
  8. I Haven’t Got The Time

 

In June 1970.

 

In June 1970, ‘King” label released “It’s a New Day – Let a Man Come In”, the 29th James Brown studio album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “King Studios” in Cincinnati, Ohio, “Paramount Studios” in Los Angels, “Galo Studios” in NY, “Criteria Studios” in Miami, “Harmony Studios” in Los Angels, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocal
  • Maceo Parker – alto saxophone
  • Pee Wee Ellis – alto saxophone
  • Fred Wesley – trombone
  • Eldee Williams – trumpet
  • Joe Davis – trumpet
  • Allen De Rienzo – trumpet
  • Conte Candoli – trumpet
  • Paula Hibbs-Rines – trumpet
  • Richard Griffith – trumpet
  • Waymon Reed – trumpet
  • Henry Sigismonti – French horn
  • William Hinshaw – French horn
  • Don Rand – organ
  • Nat Jones – piano, drums
  • James Vaughan – piano
  • St – Clair Pinckney – bass
  • Bob West – bass
  • ‘Sweet’ Charles Sherrell – electric bass
  • Bernard Purdie – drums
  • John Starks – drums
  • Clyde Stubbelfield – drums
  • Melvin Parker – drums
  • Ben Barrett – drums
  • Beau Dollar – drums
  • Wallace Richardson – guitar
  • Alfonzo Kellum – guitar
  • Kenny Poole – guitar
  • Jimmy Nolen – guitar
  • Sammy Lowe – arranger, conductor
  • Nat Jones – conductor
  • David K. Mathews – orchestration
  • Ron Lenhoff – engineer
  • Bud Hobgood – editing
  • Ron Lenhoff – editing
  • Dan Quest Studio – design

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown, except where noted.

  1. It’s a New Day, Pts. 1 & 2
  2. Let a Man Come In and Do the Popcorn Pts. 1 & 2
  3. World Pts. 1 & 2
  4. Georgia On My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  5. It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World
  6. Give It Up or Turn It a Loose – Charles Bobbit
  7. If I Ruled the World – Cyril Ornadel, Leslie Bricusse
  8. The Man in the Glass Pt. 1 – Bub Hobgood
  9. I’m Not Demanding Pt. 1 – James Brown, Bub Hobgood

In May 1970.

In May 1970, “CTI” label released “Red Clay”, the 20th Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded in January 1970, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, in NJ, and was produced by Cred Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone, flute
  • Herbie Hancock- piano, electric piano
  • Ron Carter- bass
  • Lenny White- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard.

  1. Red Clay
  2. Delphia
  3. Suite Sioux
  4. The Intrepid Fox

On March 30, 2020.

On March 30, 2020, William Harrison Withers Jr. aka Bill Withers died aged 81. He was singer-songwriter and musician (guitar, keyboards), active from 1970 until 1985. He composed and recorded several major hits, including “Ain’t No Sunshine” (1971), “Grandma’s Hands” (1971), “Use Me” (1972), “Lean on Me” (1972), “Lovely Day” (1977), and “Just the Two of Us” (1980). Withers won three “Grammy Awards” (1971, 1981, 1987), “ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Heritage” award (2006), was inducted into “West Virginia Music Hall of Fame” (2007), was inducted into “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame(2015), and received honorary degree from West Virginia University.

On February 9, 1971.

On February 9, 1971, “Elektra” label released the self-titled, debut Carly Simon album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Eddie Kramer.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Jeff Baxter– pedal steel guitar
  • David Bromberg– guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Jimmy Ryan – guitar
  • Ed Freeman – string arrangements
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards
  • Mark “Moogy” Klingman – keyboards
  • Billy Mernit – keyboards
  • Jerry Jemmott– bass guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Jim Wilkins – bass guitar
  • Pat Rebillot– string arrangements
  • Harvey Shapiro – cello
  • Eddie Kramer, Dave Palmer – mixing
  • Robert L. Heimall – art direction, design
  • Peter Simon – cover photography
  • Joel Brodsky – back cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. That’s the Way I’ve Always Heard It Should Be – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  2. Alone
  3. One More Time
  4. The Best Thing
  5. Just a Sinner – Mark “Moogy” Klingman
  6. Dan, My Fling – Jacob Brackman, Freddy Gardner
  7. Another Door
  8. Reunions – Carly Simon, Bill Mernit, Eddie Kramer
  9. Rolling Down the Hills
  10. The Love’s Still Growing – Buzzy Linhart

 

On February 2, 1971.

On February 2, 1971, “Blue Note” label released “The Song of Singing”, the fifth Chick Corea album. It was recorded in April 1970, at “A & R Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Sonny Lester.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, keyboards
  • Dave Holland– bass
  • Barry Altschul– drums

Track listing:

  1. Toy Room – Dave Holland
  2. Ballad I – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, Dave Holland
  3. Rhymes – Chick Corea
  4. Flesh – Chick Corea
  5. Ballad III – Barry Altschul, Chick Corea, Dave Holland
  6. Nefertiti – Wayne Shorter

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Ariola” label released “Roadmaster”, the fourth Gene Clark album. It was compiled from various unreleased recordings for” A&M Records” made in 1970 through 1972, produced by Jim Dickson and Chris Hinshaw.

Personnel:

  • Gene Clark– vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Chris Hillman– vocals, bass guitar
  • David Crosby – vocals, guitars
  • Roger McGuinn– vocals, guitars
  • Michael Clarke– drums
  • Bud Shank– flute
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Bernie Leadon, Rick Roberts– guitars, vocals
  • Clarence White– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Spooner Oldham– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chris Ethridge– bass guitar
  • Byron Berline– fiddle
  • Chris Hinshaw – recording engineer
  • Henry Diltz – photography
  • Barry Ballard – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Gene Clark except where noted.

  1. She’s the Kind of Girl
  2. One in a Hundred
  3. Here Tonight
  4. Full Circle Song
  5. In a Misty Morning
  6. Rough and Rocky – Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs
  7. Roadmaster – Freddy Weller, Spooner Oldham
  8. I Really Don’t Want to Know – Howard Barnes, Don Robertson
  9. I Remember the Railroad
  10. She Don’t Care About Time
  11. Shooting Star