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In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Chrysalis” label released the self-titled, debut Mick Abrahams album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Mick Abrahams – vocal, guitar, pedal steel guitar, steel guitar
  • Bob Sargeant – vocal, guitar, piano, organ
  • Walt Monaghan – vocals, bass guitar
  • Ritchie Dharma – drums, percussion, congas
  • John Punter – engineer
  • CCS Associates – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Abrahams, except where noted.

  1. Greyhound Bus
  2. Awake
  3. Winds of Change
  4. Why Do You Do Me This Way – Bob Sargeant
  5. Big Queen
  6. Not To Rearrange – Bob Sargeant
  7. Seasons

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 – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • 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
  • 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 May 1971.

In May 1971, “Dunhill” label released the self-titled, debut Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Steve Barri.

Personnel:

  • Dan Hamilton – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Joe Frank Carollo – lead and backing vocals, bass
  • Tom Reynolds – lead and backing vocals, flute solo, vibe solo, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Goin’ Down – Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter, Arthur Butler
  2. Annabella – Christian Arnold, David Martin, Geoff Morrow
  3. Sweet Pain – Christian Arnold, David Martin, Geoff Morrow
  4. It Takes the Best – Tom Reynolds, Dan Hamilton
  5. Don’t Refuse My Love – Tom Reynolds, Joe Frank Carollo
  6. Long Road – Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter
  7. Don’t Pull Your Love Out – Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter
  8. What Can You Say – Tom Reynolds
  9. Behold – Campbell, James
  10. Young, Wild and Free – Tom Reynolds
  11. Nora – Tom Reynolds

In April 1974.

In April 1974, “Purple Records” label released “First of the Big Bands”, album by Tony Ashton and Jon Lord. It was recorded in November 1971 – late 1973, at “Air Studios” and “Apple Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Ashton and Jon Lord.

Personnel:

  • Tony Ashton – lead vocals, Hammond organ, piano
  • Jon Lord – Hammond organ, piano
  • Mick Clarke – guitars
  • Jim Cregan – guitars
  • Jerry Donahue – guitars
  • Peter Frampton – guitars
  • Pat Donaldson – bass
  • Carmine Appice – drums
  • Terry Cox – drums
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Cozy Powell – drums
  • Frank Ricotti – percussion, vibraphone
  • Dick Parry – saxophone
  • Howie Casey – saxophone
  • Dave Caswell – trumpet
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • John Mumford – trombone
  • Madeline Bell – backing vocals
  • Tony Ferguson – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Helms – backing vocals
  • Kenny Rowe – backing vocals
  • Graham White – backing vocals
  • Jo Ann Williams – backing vocals
  • Roger Willis – backing vocals
  • Martin Birch, Geoffrey Emerick, Alan Harris, John Middleton, John Mills, Bill Price – engineer
  • John Kosh – design
  • Peter Howe – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Ashton and Jon Lord, except where noted.

  1. We’re Gonna Make It
  2. Downside Upside Down
  3. Band of the Salvation Army (including Bringing in the Sheaves)
  4. Silly Boy
  5. Surrender Me – Tony Ashton
  6. Celebration
  7. I Been Lonely – Tony Ashton
  8. Shut Up
  9. Ballad of Mr. Giver – (including a reprise of Celebration)

In April 1971.

In April 1971, “King” label released “Sho Is Funky Down Here”, the 31st James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “King Studios” in Cincinnati, US, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – organ, harpsichord
  • David Matthews – organ
  • Kenny Poole – guitar
  • Michael Moore – bass
  • Jimmy Madison – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown and David Matthews.

  1. Sho Is Fynky Down Here
  2. Don’t Mind
  3. Bob Scoward
  4. Just Enough Room for Storage
  5. You Mother You
  6. Cab Mind

In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Reprise” label released “Loose”, the second Crazy Horse studio album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Fred Catero, George Whistell, Greg Leroy, John Blanton, Billy Talbot and Ralph Molina.

Personnel:

  • George Whitsell – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, congas
  • Greg Leroy – lead and backing vocals, acoustic, electric and slide guitars
  • John Blanton – lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, harmonica, cello
  • Billy Talbot – bass, backing vocals
  • Ralph Molina – drums, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Joel Tepp – harmonica
  • Fred Catero – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Hit and Run – John Blanton
  2. Try – George Whitsell
  3. One Thing I Love – Greg Leroy
  4. Move – George Whitsell
  5. All Alone Now – George Whitsell
  6. All the Little Things – Greg Leroy
  7. Fair Weather Friend – Greg Leroy
  8. You Won’t Miss Me – George Whitsell
  9. Going Home – Greg Leroy
  10. I Don’t Believe It – George Whitsell
  11. Kind of Woman – John Blanton
  12. One Sided Love – George Whitsell
  13. And She Won’t Even Blow Smoke in My Direction – George Whitsell

In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Thélème” label released “The Unnamables”, the only Univeria Zekt album. It was produced in 1971, at “Strawberry Studios” in Hérouville, France, and was produced by Laurent Tibault.

Personnel:

  • Lucien “Zabu” Zabuski – vocals
  • Lionel Ledissez – vocals
  • Klaus Blasquiz – vocals, percussion
  • Francois Cahen – piano
  • Claude Engel – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Teddy Lasry – saxophones, flute, organ
  • Jeff Seffer – saxophones
  • Tito Puentes – trumpet
  • Francis Moze – bass guitar, organ
  • Christian Vander – voice, drums, percussion
  • Dominique Blanc Franquart – engineer
  • Duncan – cover painting
  • Marie Joseph Petit – design

Track listing:

  1. You Speak and Speak Colegram – Teddy Lasry
  2. Altcheringa – Francois Cahen, Lucien “Zabu” Zabuski
  3. Clementine – Teddy Lasry
  4. Something’s Cast a Spell – Teddy Lasry, Lionel Ledissez
  5. Ourania – Christian Vander
  6. Africa Anteria – Christian Vander
  7. Undia – Christian Vander

In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Capitol” label released “Greenhouse”, the fifth Leo Kottke album. It was recorded in 1971 at “Sound 80” in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was produced by Denny Bruce.

Personnel:

  • Leo Kottke – vocals, 6 and 12-string guitar
  • Steve Gammell – second guitar
  • Paul “Shorty” Martinson – engineer
  • Good Time Graphix – design
  • Bill Matthews – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Leo Kottke, except where noted.

  1. Bean Time
  2. Tiny Island – Al Gaylor
  3. The Song of the Swamp
  4. In Christ There Is No East or West – John Fahey
  5. Last Steam Engine Team – John Fahey, Sam McGee
  6. From the Cradle to the Grave – Leo Kottke, Ron Nagle
  7. Louise Paul Siebel
  8. The Spanish Entomologist – traditional, arranged by Leo Kottke
  9. Owis
  10. You Don’t Have to Need Me
  11. Lost John – traditional, arranged by Leo Kottke

In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debu t Malo album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Pacific Recording Studios” in San Mateo, California, and was produced by David Rubinson.

Personnel:

  • Arcelio García, Jr. – lead vocals, percussion
  • Jorge Santana – guitar
  • Abel Zarate – vocals, guitar
  • Richard Kermode – keyboards, electric piano, Hammond organ, piano
  • Pablo Tellez – bass guitar, percussion
  • Richard Spremich – drums, percussion
  • Coke Escovedo – timbales, percussion
  • Victor Pantoja – conga, bongos, percussion
  • Richard Bean – vocals, percussion, timbales
  • Luis Gasca – vocals, trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Roy Murray – flute, trombone, trumpet, soprano sax
  • David Rubinson – engineer, mixing
  • Fred Catero, Jeremy Zatkin – assistant engineer
  • Chris Whorf – art direction
  • John & Barbara Casado – design
  • Jesus Helguera – front cover
  • Victor Alemán – photography

Track listing:

  1. Pana – Arcelio García, Jr., Abel Zarate
  2. Just Say Goodbye – Rodgers Grant, Luis Gasca
  3. Café – Arcelio García, Jorge Santana, Jr., Pablo Tellez
  4. Nena – Arcelio García, Jr., Pablo Tellez, Abel Zarate
  5. Suavecito – Richard Bean, Pablo Tellez, Abel Zarate
  6. Peace – Arcelio Garcia, Jr., Pablo Tellez, Ismael Versoza, Abel Zarate

On December 8, 1971.

On December 8, 1971, “Impulse!” label released “Black Unity”, the seventh Pharaoh Sanders album. It was recorded in November 1971, and was produced by Lee Young.

Personnel:

  • Pharoah Sanders — soprano and tenor saxophone, balafon
  • Marvin “Hannibal” Peterson — trumpet
  • Carlos Garnett — flute, tenor saxophone
  • Joe Bonner — piano
  • Stanley Clarke, Cecil McBee — bass
  • Norman Connors, Billy Hart — drums
  • Lawrence Killian — conga, balafon, talking drum, percussion
  • Tony May — engineer
  • Erick Labson — remastering
  • Hollis King — art direction
  • Christine Lee — graphic design
  • Chuck Stewart — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Pharaoh Sanders.

  1. Black Unity (part one)
  2. Black Unity (part two)