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In September 1972.

In September 1972, “CTI” label released “Cherry”, the 36th Stanley Turrentine album. It was recorded in May 1972, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Turrentine – tenor saxophone
  • Milt Jackson – vibraphone
  • Cornell Dupree – guitar
  • Bob James – piano, electric piano, arranger
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Weldon Irvine Jr. – arranger

Track listing:

  1. Speedball – Lee Morgan
  2. I Remember You – Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger
  3. The Revs – Milt Jackson
  4. Sister Sanctified – Weldon Irvine
  5. Cherry – Ray Gilbert, Don Redman
  6. Introspective – Weldon Irvine

In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Capricorn Records” label released the self-titled, debut White Witch studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Capricorn Sound Studios”, and was produced by Johnny Sandlin.

Personnel:

  • Ronn Goedert – lead vocals, percussion
  • Buddy Richardson – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Buddy Pendergrass – piano, organ, Moog synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Beau Fisher – bass guitar
  • Bobby Shea – drums, percussionbacking vocals
  • Carl Hornsby, Johnny Sandlin, Ovie Sparks – engineer
  • Barry Feinstein, Vicki Hodgetts – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Ronn Goedert and Buddy Pendergrass, except where noted,

  1. Parabrahm Greeting
  2. Dwellers of the Treshold
  3. Help Me Lord
  4. Don’t Close Your Mind
  5. You’re the One
  6. Sleepwalk
  7. Home Grown Girl
  8. And I’m Leaving
  9. Illusion
  10. It’s So Nice to Be Stoned
  11. Have You Ever Thought of Changing?
  12. Jackson Slade
  13. The Gift

On June 10, 1972.

On June 10, 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Moon Shadow”, the second Labelle studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant Studio” in Los Angeles and New York City, and was produced by Jack Adams and Vicki Wickham.

Personnel:

  • Patti LaBelle – vocals
  • Nona Hendryx – vocals
  • Sarah Dash – vocals
  • David Spinozza, Marlo Henderson, Dick Frank – guitar
  • Kenny Ascher, Leon Pendarvis, Maxayn Lewis, Michael Powell – piano
  • Andre “Mandre” Lewis – organ
  • Kenny Ascher, Andre “Mandre” Lewis – clavinet
  • Chuck Rainey, Russell George – bass guitar
  • Kenneth “Spider Webb” Rice, Rick Marotta – drums
  • Maurice Saunders, Rick Marotta – congas
  • Harold Vick – soprano saxophone
  • Buzzy Linhart – vibraphone
  • Larry Fallon – string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Nona Hendryx except where noted.

  1. Won’t Get Fooled Again – Pete Townshend
  2. Sunday’s News
  3. If I Can’t Have You
  4. Ain’t It Sad It’s All Over
  5. Peace With Yourself – Sarah Dash
  6. Moonshadow – Cat Stevens
  7. Touch Me All Over
  8. I Believe That I’ve Finally Made It Home
  9. People Say They’re Changing

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Mo West” label released “Chameleon”, the 17th Four Seasons (The) album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Bob Gaudio.

Personnel:

  • Frankie Valli – vocals
  • Bob Gaudio – vocals, keyboards, piano
  • Billy DeLoach – vocals, keyboards
  • Lee Shapiro – vocals, keyboards
  • Joe Long – vocals, bass guitar
  • Demetri Callas – vocals, guitar
  • Paul Wilson – drums
  • Al Ruzicka – keyboards
  • Clay Jordan – guitar

Track listing:

  1. A New Beginning (prelude) – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  2. Sun Country – Bob Gaudio
  3. You’re a Song (That I Can’t Sing) – Bob Gaudio, Brit Gaudio
  4. The Night – Al Ruzicka, Bob Gaudio
  5. A New Beginning – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  6. When the Morning Comes – Bob Gaudio
  7. Poor Fool – Al Ruzicka
  8. Touch the Rainchild – Al Ruzicka, Bob Gaudio
  9. Love Isn’t Here (Like it Used to Be) – Bob Gaudio, Britt Gaudio

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Tamla” label released “People…Hold On”, the second Eddie Kendricks studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Frank Wilson, Leonard Caston Jr. and Bobby Miller.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Kendricks – vocal
  • The Young Senators – rhythm
  • Cal Harris – Moog synthesizer
  • David Leacraft, David Van De Pitte, Leroy Fleming – arrangements
  • Weldon Arthur McDougal III – photography

Track listing:

  1. If You Let Me – Frank Wilson
  2. Let Me Run into Your Lonely Heart – Anita Poree, Frank Wilson
  3. Day By Day – Leonard Caston Jr., Terri McFaddin
  4. Girl You Need a Change of Mind – Anita Poree, Leonard Caston Jr.
  5. Someday We’ll Have a Better World – Norma Toney
  6. My People…Hold On – Anita Poree, Leonard Caston Jr.
  7. Date with the Rain – Bobby Miller
  8. Eddie’s Love – Anita Poree, Leonard Caston Jr.
  9. I’m on the Sideline – Penelope McClendon
  10. Just Memories – Anita Poree, Leonard Caston Jr.

In March 1973.

In March 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “Ooh La La”, the fourth Faces studio album. It was recorded September 1972 – January 1973, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart – lead vocal, electric guitar
  • Ronnie Lane – lead vocal, rhythm and acoustic guitars, tambourine, bass, percussion
  • Ronnie Wood – lead and co-lead vocal, slide, acoustic, rhythm and guitars, electric bouzouki
  • Ian McLagan – co-lead and backing vocal, piano, organ, harmonium
  • Kenney Jones – drums, percussion
  • Neemoi “Speedy” Aquaye – congas, shakers, percussion
  • Phil Chapman – klaxon, engineer
  • Glyn Johns – engineer
  • Ron Nevison – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Silicone Grown – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  2. Cindy Incidentally – Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  3. Flags and Banners – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart
  4. My Fault – Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  5. Borstal Boys – Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  6. Fly in the Ointment – Kenney Jones, Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagan, Ron Wood
  7. If I’m on the Late Side – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart
  8. Glad and Sorry – Ronnie Lane
  9. Just Another Honky – Ronnie Lane
  10. Ooh La La – Ronnie Lane, Ronnie Wood

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “CTI” label released “Prelude”, the eighth Eumir Deodato studio album. It was recorded in September 1972, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Eumir Deodato – piano, electric piano, conductor, arranger
  • John Tropea – electric guitar
  • Jay Berliner – guitar
  • Ron Carter – electric bass, bass
  • Stanley Clarke – electric bass
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Airto Moreira – percussion
  • Ray Barretto – congas
  • Hubert Laws – flute
  • John Frosk – trumpet
  • Marky Markowitz – trumpet
  • Joe Shepley – trumpet
  • Marvin Stamm – trumpet
  • Wayne Andre – trombone
  • Garnett Brown – trombone
  • Paul Faulise – trombone
  • George Strakey – trombone
  • Bill Watrous – trombone
  • Jim Buffington – French horn
  • Peter Gordon – French horn
  • Phil Bodner – flute
  • George Marge – flute
  • Romeo Penque – flute
  • Max Ellen – violin
  • Paul Gershman – violin
  • Emanuel Green – violin
  • Harry Lookofsky – violin
  • David Nadien – violin
  • Gene Orloff – violin
  • Eliot Rosoff – violin
  • Emanuel Vardi – viola
  • Al Brown – viola
  • Harvey Shapiro – cello
  • Seymore Barab – cello
  • Charles McKracken – cello
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Also Sprach Zarathustra – Richard Strauss
  2. Spirit of Summer – Eumir Deodato
  3. Carly & Carole – Eumir Deodato
  4. Baubles, Bangles and Beads – Robert Wright, George Forrest
  5. Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun – Claude Debussy
  6. September 13 – Emir Deodato, Billy Cobham

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “CTI” label released “Sky Dive”, the twentieth Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded in October 1972, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard: trumpet
  • Keith Jarrett: piano, electric piano
  • George Benson: guitar
  • Ron Carter: bass
  • Billy Cobham: drums
  • Ray Barretto, Airto Moreira: percussion
  • Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm: trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown: trombone
  • Paul Faulise: bass trombone
  • Tony Price: tuba
  • Hubert Laws: flute, alto flute, bass flute
  • Phil Bodner: flute, alto flute, bass clarinet, piccolo
  • George Marge: alto clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Wally Kane: bass clarinet, piccolo
  • Romeo Penque: flute, alto flute, clarinet, oboe, English horn
  • Don Sebesky: arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Povo – Freddie Hubbard
  2. In a Mist – Bix Beiderbecke
  3. The Godfather (Theme) – Nino Rota
  4. Sky Dive – Freddie Hubbard

On November 16, 1972.

On November 16, 1972, “Elektra” label released “No Secrets”, the third Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded September – October 1972, at “Trident Studio” in London, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, acoustic guitar, string arrangements, ARP synthesizer arrangements
  • David Hentschel – ARP synthesizer
  • Peter Robinson – acoustic piano
  • Nicky Hopkins – acoustic piano
  • Bill Payne – organ
  • Paul Keough – acoustic guitar
  • Lowell George – slide guitar
  • Jimmy Ryan – bass, acoustic, electric and lead guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Ray Cooper – congas
  • Richard Perry – percussion
  • Bobby Keys – tenor saxophone
  • Kirby Johnson – electric piano, string arrangements, horn arrangements, woodwind arrangements, conductor
  • Paul Buckmaster – orchestration, synthesizers; orchestra, synthesizer and woodwind arrangements, conductor
  • Vicki Brown – backing vocals
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Mick Jagger – backing vocals
  • James Taylor – backing vocals
  • Bonnie Bramlett – backing vocals
  • Linda McCartney – backing vocals
  • Paul McCartney – backing vocals
  • Doris Troy – backing vocals
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable – engineer, recording, remixing
  • Mark Berry – recording
  • Bill Schnee – engineer, remixing
  • Doug Sax – disc cutting
  • Robert L. Heimall – art direction, design
  • Ed Caraeff – cover photography
  • Peter Simon – inner sleeve photography
  • David Katz – musicians contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. The Right Thing to Do
  2. The Carter Family – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  3. You’re So Vain
  4. His Friends Are More Than Fond of Robin
  5. We Have No Secrets
  6. Embrace Me, Tour Child
  7. Waited So Long
  8. It Was So Easy – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  9. Night Owl – James Taylor
  10. When You Close Your Eyes – Carly Simon, Bill Mernit

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Monument Records” label released “Jesus Was a Capricorn”, the fourth Kris Kristofferson album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” and “Monument Recording Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • Rita Coolidge – backing vocals
  • Chip Young, Dennis Linde, Fred Carter Jr., Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Colvard, John Buck Wilkin, Johnny Christopher, Mac Gayden, Stephen Bruton – guitar
  • “Uncle Josh” Graves – slide dobro
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, David Briggs, John Harris, Mike Utley – piano, electric piano, organ
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, David Darling, George Binkley, Lillian Hunt, Sheldon Kurland, Steven Smith – strings
  • Bill Justis – string arrangements
  • Norbert Putnam, Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Andrew Newmark, Kenny Buttrey – drums
  • Alan Rush, Benny Whitehead, Billy Swan, Larry Gatlin, Randy Cullers, The Bergenaires, The Joint Venture, The Jordanaires – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson except where noted.

  1. Jesus Was a Capricorn (Owed to John Prine)
  2. Nobody Wins
  3. It Sure Was (Love)
  4. Enough for You
  5. Help Me – Larry Gatlin
  6. Jesse Younger
  7. Give It Time to Be Tender – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts
  8. Out of Mind, Out of Sight – Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton
  9. Sugar Man
  10. Why Me