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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)

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 November 1971.

In November 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “Year of Sunday”, the third Seals and Crofts album. It was recorded in 1971, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood and “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Louie Shelton.

Personnel:

  • Jim Seals – vocals, guitar, fiddle
  • Dash Crofts – vocals, mandolin
  • Louie Shelton – guitar
  • Larry Muhoberac – keyboards
  • Bobby Lichtig – bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Victor Feldman – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Seals and Dash Crofts, except where noted.

  1. When I Meet Them
  2. ‘Cause You Love – Jim Seals
  3. Antoinette
  4. High on a Mountain – Bobby Lichtig, Jim Seals
  5. Year of Sunday
  6. Paper Airplanes
  7. Irish Linen
  8. Springfield Mill – Jim Seals, Vince Clark
  9. Ancient of the Old
  10. Sudan Village

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “United Artists” label released “Will the Circle be Unbroken”, the seventh Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (The) album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by William McEuen.

Pertsonnel:

  • Jimmy Martin – lead vocal, guitar 
  • John McEuen – banjo, mandolin
  • Randy Scruggs – autoharp, guitar, background vocals
  • Jim Ibbotson – guitar, drums, snare, background vocals
  • Roy Acuff – lead vocal
  • Merle Travis – lead and background vocals
  • Vassar Clements – fiddle
  • Les Thompson – mandolin, background vocals
  • Jimmie Fadden – harmonica
  • Roy “Junior” Huskey – bass 
  • Elis Padget – bass
  • Jeff Hanna – washboard, background vocals
  • Gary Scruggs, Ray Martin, Timmy Martin, Betty Travis, Fred Cross, Gloria Belle, Louise Scruggs, Steve Scruggs, Chet Flippo, Martha Flippo, Larry Murray, Mike Carr, Alice McEuen – background vocals
  • Mother Maybelle Carter – lead vocal, guitar 
  • Doc Watson – guitar, background vocals 
  • Pete “Oswald” Kirby – dobro
  • Norman Blake – dobro
  • Earl Scruggs – banjo 
  • Rex Collier, Rick Horton – recording
  • Dino Lappas – engineer
  • Garry Mullen – mixing
  • Arnie Acosta, Douglas Sax – mastering
  • William E. McEuen – art direction, design, photography
  • Kittyhawk Graphics – graphics
  • Dean O. Torrence – graphics, design
  • Jack Hurst liner notes
  • Chet Flippo – liner notes
  • Alice McEuen – producer assistant

Track listing:

  1. Grand Ole Opry Song – Hylo Brown
  2. Keep on the Sunny Side – A.P. Carter, Gary Garett
  3. Nashville Blues – Earl Scruggs
  4. You Are My Flower – A.P. Carter
  5. The Precious Jewel – Roy Acuff
  6. Dark as a Dungeon – Merle Travis
  7. Tennessee Stud – Jimmie Driftwood
  8. Black Mountain Rag – traditional
  9. Wreck on the Highway – Dorsey Dixon
  10. The End of the World – Fred Rose
  11. I Saw the Light – Hank Williams
  12. Sunny Side of the Mountain – Byron Gregory, Harry McAuliffe
  13. Nine-Pound Hammer – Merle Travis
  14. Losin’ You (Might Be the Best Thing Yet) – Edria A. Humphrey, Jimmy Martin
  15. Honky Tonkin’ – Hank Williams
  16. You Don’t Know My Mind – Jimmie Skinner
  17. My Walkin’ Shoes – Jimmy Martin, Paul Williams
  18. Lonesome Fiddle Blues – Vassar Clements
  19. Cannonball Rag – Merle Travis
  20. Avalanche – Millie Clements
  21. Flint Hill Special – Earl Scruggs
  22. Togary Mountain – Walter McEuen
  23. Earl’s Breakdown – Earl Scruggs
  24. Orange Blossom Special – Ervin T. Rouse
  25. Wabash Cannonball – A.P. Carter
  26. Lost Highway – Leon Payne
  27. Doc Watson & Merle Travis First Meeting (Dialogue)
  28. Way Downtown – traditional, Doc Watson
  29. Down Yonder – arr. Doc Watson
  30. Pins and Needles (In My Heart) – Floyd Jenkins
  31. Honky Tonk Blues – Hank Williams
  32. Sailin’ on to Hawaii – Beecher Kirby
  33. I’m Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes – A.P. Carter
  34. I am a Pilgrim – traditional
  35. Wildwood Flower – A.P. Carter
  36. Soldier’s Joy – John McEuen, Earl Scruggs
  37. Will the Circle Be Unbroken – A.P. Carter
  38. Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell

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)