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In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Capitol” label released “Happy Birthday, Ruthy Baby”, the second McGuinness Flint album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  1. Tom McGuinness – vocals, electric guitar, bass
  2. Hughie Flint – drums
  3. Benny Gallagher – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, piano, harmonica, ocarina
  4. Graham Lyle – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, bass
  5. Nicky Hopkins – keyboards
  6. Dennis Coulson – vocals
  7. Jimmy Jewell – saxophone
  8. John Mumford – trombone
  9. Brian Rogers, Jimmy Jewell, John Mumford – arranger
  10. Glyn Johns – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Happy Birthday, Ruthy Baby – Benny Gallagher
  2. Conversation – Benny Gallagher
  3. When I’m Alone with You – Tom McGuinness, Hughie Flint
  4. Fixer – Benny Gallagher
  5. Faith and Gravy – Benny Gallagher
  6. Klondike – Benny Gallagher
  7. Reader to Writer – Benny Gallagher
  8. Changes – Benny Gallagher
  9. Friends of Mine – Benny Gallagher
  10. Piper of Dreams – Benny Gallagher
  11. Jimmy’s Song – Benny Gallagher
  12. Sparrow – Benny Gallagher

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “A&M” label released “Booker T. & Priscilla” album by Booket T. Jones and Priscilla Jones. It was recorded January – February 1971 at “Sunset Sound”, “A&M Records” and “Wally Heider Studios”, and was produced by Booket T. Jones and Priscilla Jones.

Personnel:

  • Booker T. Jones – guitar, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Priscilla Jones – piano
  • Gerry McGhee, Jesse “Indian Ed” Davis – guitar
  • Sanford Konikoff – tambourine
  • Tim Hill – harmonica
  • Jim Horn – oboe
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Bobbye Hall Porter – percussion
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – deisgn
  • Jim McCary – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Priscilla Jones, except where noted.

  1. The Wedding Song – Booker T. Jones
  2. She – Chris Ethridge, Graham Parsons
  3. The Indian Song – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  4. For Priscilla – Booker T. Jones
  5. The Delta Song
  6. Why
  7. Mississippi Voodoo
  8. Cool Black Dream
  9. Sweet Child You’re Not Alone – Donna Weiss
  10. He – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  11. Sister Babe
  12. Earth Children – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  13. Wather Brothers
  14. Medley from the Jones Ranch
  15. Funny Honey – Bookler T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  16. California Girl – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  17. The Sun Don’t Shine – Booker T. Jones
  18. Ole Man Trouble – Booker T. Jones

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Reprise” label released “How Come the Sun”, the ninth Tom Paxton album. It was recorded January – February 1971, at “Media Sounds Inc” in New York City, “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by David Horowitz and Tom Paxton.

Personnel:

  • Tom Paxton – vocals, guitar
  • Marc Horowitz – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo
  • David Horowitz – piano, organ, synthesizer, melodica, backing vocals,  arranger, remix
  • Mike Morgan – twelve string guitar
  • Harry Pitch – harmonica
  • Brian Odgers – bass guitar
  • Herb Bushler – bass guitar
  • Chris Laurence – double bass
  • Dave Willis – double bass
  • Geoff Clyne – double bass
  • Mike Brittain – double bass
  • Chris Slade – drums
  • Sue Evans – drums
  • Diana Cummings – violin
  • Julian Cummings – violin
  • Luciano Iorio – viola
  • Douglas Cummings – cello
  • Fred Christie – engineer
  • Victor Gamm – engineer, remix

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Paxton, except where noted.

  1. I Had To Shoot That Rabbit
  2. Icarus – David Horowitz
  3. Little Lost Child
  4. General Custer
  5. She’s Far Away
  6. Prayin’ for Snow
  7. Louise
  8. A Sailor’s Life – David Horowitz
  9. How Come the Sun – David Horowitz

On June 7, 2012.

On June 7, 2012, Robert Lawrence Welch Jr. died aged 66. He was musician (vocal, guitar, bass guitar) and songwriter, member of the bands Seven Souls, Head West and Paris, but was best known as vocalist and guitarist of Fleetwood Mac (1971 – 1974). As leader Welch released seven studio albums.

On June 2, 1972.

On June 2, 1972, “Deram” label released “Space Shanty”, the only Khan album. It was recorded December 1971 – March 1972, at “Command Studios”, “Olympic Studios” and “Tollington Park Studios” in London, and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hillage – vocals, guitars
  • Dave Stewart – organ, piano, celesta, marimbas
  • Nick Greenwood – bass guitar
  • Eric Peachey – drums
  • Pete Booth – engineer
  • George Chkiantz – engineer
  • Dave Grinstead – remixing
  • Derek Varnals – engineer, remixing
  • David Anstey – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hillage, except where noted.

  1. Space Shanty (Including The Cobalt Sequence and March of the Sine Squadrons)
  2. Stranded (Including Effervescent Psycho Novelty No. 5)
  3. Mixed Up Man of the Mountains – Nick Greenwood
  4. Driving to Amsterdam
  5. Stargazers
  6. Hollow Stone (Including Escape of the Space Pilots)

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Deram” label released “Swaddling Songs”, the only Mellow Candle album. It was recorded in December 1971, and was produced by David Hitchcock.

Personnel:

  • Clodagh Simonds – lead and backing vocals, piano, harpsichord, mellotron
  • Alison Williams – lead and backing vocals
  • David Williams – guitar, backing vocals
  • Frank Boylan – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • William Murray – drums, percussion
  • Derek Varnals – engineer
  • Kevin Fuller – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Clodagh Simonds, except where noted.

  1. Heaven Heath – Alison Williams
  2. Sheep Season – Clodagh Simonds, Alison Williams, David Williams
  3. Silversong
  4. The Poet and the Witch
  5. Messenger Birds – Alice Williams
  6. Dan the Wing
  7. Reverend Sisters
  8. Break Your Token
  9. Buy or Beware – David Williams
  10. Vile Excesses – David Williams, William Murray
  11. Lonely Man
  12. Boulders on My Grave

On March 7, 1971.

On March 7, 1971, Harold McNair died aged 39. He was musician (saxophone, flute), recorded and performed with many artists including Quincy Jones, Tony Crombie, Jack Costanzo,Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Philly Joe Jones, John Cameron, Blossom Dearie, Jon Hendricks, Ginger Baker’s Air Force, Ginger Baker’s Air Force (Polydor, 1970), with Steve Winwood, Phil Seamen, Johnny Harris, Donovan, The Picadilly Line, Lionel Bart, Steamhammer, Davy Graham, John Martyn, Don Partridge, Syd Dale, Brian Bennett, Kathe Green, Alun Ashworth Jones, Magna Carta, Marc Brierley, Nick Drake – Bryter Layter, CCS, Peter Collins, Peter Collins, Rosetta Hightower, Cressida, Caetano Veloso, Alexis Korner, Seven Ages of Man and Tim Hollier. As band leader he released ten albums.

On February 24, 1971.

On February 24, 1971, “Columbia” label released “Jack Johnson”, the 39th Miles Davis album. It was recorded February – April 1970, at “30th Street” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Steve Grossman – soprano saxophone
  • Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet
  • John McLaughlin – electric guitar
  • Sonny Sharrock – electric guitar
  • Herbie Hancock – organ
  • Chick Corea – electric piano
  • Dave Holland – electric bass
  • Michael Henderson – electric bass
  • Jack DeJohnette – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Brock Peters – narration
  • Teo Macero – conduction of “unknown orchestra”
  • Stan Tonkel – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Right Off
  2. Yesternow

On February 18, 2013.

On February 18, 2013, Otis Robert Harris Jr. aka Damon Harris died aged 62. He was singer, founding member of the Temptations tribute band The Young Tempts (a.k.a. The Young Vandals), later performed under the name Impact, but was best known as member of The Temptations from 1971 to 1975.

On February 16, 1972.

On February 16, 1972, “Bearsville” label released “Something/Anything?” the third Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded in 1971 at “I.D. Sound Studios” and “Runt Recorders” in Los Angeles, “The Record Plant” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Rick Valente – lead vocals
  • Mark Klingman – piano, organ
  • Charlie Schoning – piano
  • Mark Klingman – organ
  • Rick Derringer – guitar
  • Ralph Walsh – guitar
  • Robbie Kogale – guitar
  • Amos Garrett – guitar
  • Ben Keith – pedal steel
  • Randy Read – rhythm guitar
  • Tony Sales – bass
  • Stu Woods – bass
  • Bugsy Maugh – bass
  • Collie Read – bass
  • Jim Colgrove – bass
  • Stockman – drums
  • Billy Mundi – drums
  • Hunt Sales – drums
  • John Siomos – drums
  • Hope Ruff, Richard Corey, Brook Baxes, Anthony Carrubba, Henry Fanton, Edward Olmos, Vicki Robinson, Dennis Cooley, Cecilia Norfleet  – backing vocals
  • Serge Katzen – conga
  • Gene Dinwiddie – tenor sax
  • Jim Horn – tenor sax
  • John Kelson – tenor sax
  • Mike Brecker – tenor sax
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Barry Rogers – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren except where noted.

Side One: A Bouquet of Ear-catching Melodies

  1. I Saw the Light
  2. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference
  3. Wolfman Jack
  4. Cold Morning Light
  5. It Takes Two for Tango (This Is fort the Girls)
  6. Sweeter Memories

Side Two: The Cerebral Side

  1. Intro
  2. Breathless
  3. The Night the Carousel Burnt Down
  4. Saving Grace
  5. Marlene
  6. Song of the Viking
  7. I Went to the Mirror

Side Three: The Kid Gets Heavy

  1. Black Maria
  2. One More Day (No Word)
  3. Couldn’t I Just Tell You
  4. Torch Song
  5. Little Red Lights

Side Four: Baby Needs a New Pair of Snakeskin Boots (A Pop Operetta)

  1. Overture–My Roots
  2. Money (That’s What I Want) – Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy, Jr.
  3. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  4. Dust in the Wind – Mark Klingman
  5. Piss Aaron
  6. Hello It’s Me
  7. Some Folks Is Even Whiter Than Me
  8. You Left Me Sore
  9. Slut