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on October 6, 2020.

On October 6, 2020, John Lester Nash Jr. aka Johnny Nash died aged 80. He was a singer, songwriter, one of the first non-Jamaican artists to record reggae music in Kingston. He was best known for his 1972 song, the million-selling anthem “I Can See Clearly Now”. Nash recorded 17 albums.

On September 11, 1972.

On September 11, 1972, “Phillips” label released “Ekseption 5”, the fifth Ekseption studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Phonogramm Studios” in Hilversum, Holland, and was produced by Pieter Nieboer.

Personnel:

  • Rein van den Broek- trumpet, flugelhorn, valve trombone
  • Rick van der Linden– keyboards, piano, Hammond organ, spinet, synthesizer, arranger
  • Cor Dekker- bass guitar
  • Peter de Leeuwe– vocal, twelve strings guitar, drums
  • Dick Remelink– alto and tenor saxophone, flutes
  • Pieter Nieboer – engineer
  • Jan van Uden – design
  • Eric Wondergem g.v.n. – layout
  • VanClaude – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick van der Linden except where noted.

  1. Introduction – van Beethoven
  2. Siciliano – S. Bach
  3. Vivace – S. Bach
  4. For Example / For Sure – Keith Emerson, Rick van der Linden
  5. Virginal
  6. A La Turka – A. Mozart
  7. Midbar Session
  8. Pie
  9. My Son
  10. Finale

On July 21, 1972.

On July 21, 1972, “Mercury” label released “Never a Dull Moment”, the fourth Rod Stewart studio album. It was recorded March – May 1972, at “Morgan  Studios”, “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass guitar
  • Ronnie Lane– bass guitar
  • Micky Waller– drums
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Ian McLagan– Hammond organ, piano
  • Neemoi “Speedy” Aquaye – congas
  • Pete Sears– piano, bass guitar
  • Brian – piano
  • Spike Heatley– upright bass
  • Dick Powell – violin
  • Martin Quittenton– acoustic guitar
  • Gordon Huntley – steel guitar
  • Lindsay Raymond Jackson– mandolin
  • Jimmy Horowitz – arrangeable

Track listing:

  1. True Blue – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  2. Lost Paraguayos – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  3. Mama, You Been on My Mind – Bob Dylan
  4. Italian Girls – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  5. Angel – Jimi Hendrix
  6. Interluding – Art Wood
  7. You Wear It Well – Rod Stewart, Martin Quittenton
  8. I’d Rather Go Blind – Billy Foster, Ellington Jordan
  9. Twistin’ the Night Away – Sam Cooke

On July 20, 1972.

On July 20, 1972, “Grunt” label released “Long John Silver”, the seventh Jefferson Airplane studio album. It was recorded March – May 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Grace Slick, Jack Casady, Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen, Papa John Creech, John Barbata and Joey Covington.

Personnel:

  • Grace Slick– vocals, piano, arrangements
  • Jack Casady– bass, arrangements
  • Paul Kantner– vocals, rhythm guitar, arrangements
  • Jorma Kaukonen– vocals, lead guitar, arrangements
  • Papa John Creach– electric violin, arrangements
  • John Barbata– drums, tambourine, arrangements
  • Joey Covington– drums, arrangements
  • Pat “Maurice the Magnificent” Leraci – production coordinator
  • Don Gooch – engineer
  • Pacific Eye & Ear – album concept, album design
  • Bob Tanenbaum, Propella Rotini – illustrations
  • Bruce Kinch – photography

Track listing:

  1. Long John Silver – Grace Slick, Jack Casady
  2. Aerie (Gang of Eagles) – Grace Slick
  3. Twilight Double Leader – Paul Kantner
  4. Milk Train – Grace Slick, Papa John Creach, Roger Spotts
  5. The Son of Jesus – Paul Kantner
  6. Easter? – Grace Slick
  7. Trial by Free – Jorma Kaukonen
  8. Alexander the Medium – Paul Kantner
  9. Eat Starch Mom – Grace Slick, Jorma Kaukonen

 

In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Harvest” label released “In Side Out”, the fourth Edgar Broughton Band. It was recorded in 1972 and was produced by Edgar Broughton, Arthur Grant, Steve Broughton, and Victor Unitt.

Personnel:

  • Robert Edgar Broughton – vocals, guitar
  • Arthur Grant – vocals, bass guitar
  • Steve Broughton – vocals, drums
  • Victor Unitt – vocals, guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Edgar Broughton, except where noted.

  1. Get Out of Bed / There’s Nobody There / Side by Side – Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton
  2. Sister Angela
  3. I Got Mad – Robert Edgar Broughton, Victor Unitt
  4. They Took It Away – Steve Broughton
  5. Homes Fit for Heroes – Robert Edgar Broughton
  6. Gone Blue – Arthur Grant, Robert Edgar Broughton
  7. Chilly Morning Mama
  8. The Rake
  9. Totin’ This Guitar
  10. Double Agent – Steve Broughton
  11. It’s Not You – Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant, Victor Unitt
  12. Rock ‘n’ Roll – Robert Edgar Broughton, Victor Unitt

In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Stax” label released “I Wanna Get Funky”, the eighth Albert King studio album. It was recorded in 1972 and was produced by Henry Bush and Allen Jines.

Personnel:

  • Albert King– vocals, electric guitar
  • Donald Kanzie (Donald Kinsey)– rhythm guitar
  • Memphis Symphony Orchestra– strings
  • The Memphis Horns– horns
  • The Bar-Kays& The Movement – rhythm section
  • Hot Buttered Soul, Henry Bush – background vocal

Track listing:

  1. I Wanna Get Funky – Clifton William Smith
  2. Playing on Me – Sir Mack Rice
  3. Walking the Back Streets and Crying – Sandy Jones
  4. ‘Til My Back Ain’t Got No Bone – Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell
  5. Flat Tire – Henry Bush, Booker T. Jones, Albert King
  6. I Can’t Hear Nothing But the Blues – Henry Bush, Dave Clark
  7. Travelin’ Man – Albert King
  8. Crosscut Saw – R.G. Ford
  9. That’s What the Blues Is All About – Bobby Patterson, Jerry Strickland

On June 18, 1973.

On June 18, 1973, “ABC – Dunhill” label released “The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get”, the second Joe Walsh studio album. It was recorded 1972 – 1973 and was produced by Joe Walsh and Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh– lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Kenny Passarelli– lead and backing vocals, bass, guitar
  • Joe Vitale– lead and backing, drums, percussion, piano, keyboards, flute
  • Rocke Grace – lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Joe Lala– percussion
  • Venetta Fields– backing vocals
  • Clydie King– backing vocals
  • Bill Szymczyk– engineering, mixing
  • Mike D. Stone– engineering
  • Ronnie Alpert – engineering
  • Al Blazek – engineering
  • Jimmy Wachtel– album design
  • Bob Jenkins– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Rocky Mountain Way – Joe Walsh, Joe Vitale, Kenny Passarelli, Rock Grace
  2. Book Ends – Joe Vitale
  3. Wolf
  4. Midnight Moodies – Rocke Grace
  5. Happy Ways – Kenny Passarelli, Bernard Zoloth
  6. Meadows
  7. Dreams
  8. Days Gone By – Joe Vitale
  9. Day Dream (Prayer)

 

In June 1972.

In June 1972, “United Artists” label released “Blues Roots”, the fourth Ike Turner album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Bolic Sound” in Inglewood, California, and was produced by Gerhard Augustin and Ike Turner.

Personnel:

  • Ike Turner – vocals, guitar, arranger, engineer
  • Berry Keene – engineer
  • John Mills – engineer
  • Jim Saunders – engineer
  • Steve Waldman – engineer
  • Jon Echevarrieta – design
  • Mike Salisbury – design
  • Norman Seeff – art direction, photography
  • T. Vinson – cover illustration
  • Frederic Valentine – cover photography
  • John Tobler – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. You’re Still My Baby – Chuck Willis
  2. Tacks in My Shoes – Ike Turner
  3. The Things I Used To Do (I Don’t Do Anymore) – Eddie Jones
  4. Goin’ Home – L. Jennings, J.L. Lattaker
  5. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  6. Right On – Ike Turner
  7. Think – Ike Turner
  8. Rockin’ Blues – Booker Lee
  9. That’s Alright
  10. My Babe – Willie Dixon
  11. Broken Hearted – Jean Tucker
  12. If You Love Me Like You Say – Ike Turner

 

In June 1972.

In June 1972, “Akarma Records” released the self – titled, debut Analogy album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Mondial Sound Studios” in Milan, Italy, and was produced by Aldo Pagani, Martin Thurn, Jutta Nienhaus, Nicola Pankoff, Wolfgang Schoene, Herman – Jurgen Nienhaus and Rocco Abate.

Personnel:

  • Martin Thurn – guitar
  • Jutta Nienhaus – vocals
  • Nicola Pankoff – keyboards
  • Wolfgang Schoene – bass
  • Hermann-Jurgen Nienhaus – drums
  • Rocco Abate – flute

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin Thurn, except where noted.

  1. Dark Reflections
  2. Weeping My Endure – John Milton, Martin Thurn
  3. Indian Meditation
  4. Tin’s Song
  5. Analogy
  6. The Year’s at the Spring – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Martin Thurn, Jutta Nienhaus
  7. Pan-Am Flight 249 – Martin Thurn, Jutta Nienhaus

On May 31, 1972.

On May 31, 1972, “ABC” label released “Straight Shooter”, the fourth James Gang studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadrafonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Roy Kenner, Domenic Troiano, Dale Peters and Jim Fox.

Personnel:

  • Roy Kenner– lead vocals, percussion
  • Domenic Troiano– lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Dale Peters– bass guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jim Fox– drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Sheldon Kurland– violin
  • Glen Spreen – strings
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineering, remixing
  • Jim Flournoy Holmes- cover artwork
  • David Powell – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Kenner and Domenic Troiano, except where noted.

  1. Madness
  2. Kick Back Man
  3. Get Her Back Again – Dominic Troiano
  4. Looking for My Lady
  5. Getting Old – Domenic Troiano
  6. I’ll Tell You Why – Dale Peters, Domenic Troiano
  7. Happy Hypochondriac – Roy Kenner, Dale Peters, Domenic Troiano
  8. Let me Come Home – Dale Peters, Domenic Troiano
  9. My Door is Open