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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

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “United Artists” label released the self-titled, third Don McLean album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City and was produced by Ed Freeman.

Personnel:

  • Don McLean – guitar, vocals
  • Warren Bernhardt – piano
  • Dick Hyman – piano
  • Neil Larsen – piano
  • Ed Trickett – hammered dulcimer
  • Don Brooks – harmonica
  • Howard “Buzz” Feiten – guitar
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Bob Rothstein – bass, vocals
  • Russ Savakus – bass, violin, vocals
  • Chris Parker – drums
  • Ralph MacDonald – percussion, conga
  • George Ricci – cello
  • Ed Freeman – string arrangements
  • West Forty Fourth Street Rhythm and Noise Choir – chorus
  • Tom Flye, Dennis Ferrante, Ed Sprigg, Rod O’Brien – engineer
  • John Olson – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Don McLean, except where noted.

  1. Dreidel
  2. Bronco Bill’s Lament
  3. Oh, My What a Shame
  4. If We Try
  5. The More You Pay (The More It’s Worth)
  6. Narcisissima
  7. Falling Through Time
  8. On the Amazon – Vivian Ellis, Clifford Grey, Greatrex Newman
  9. Birthday Song
  10. The Pride Parade

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Avco” label released “Round 2” is the second Stylistics (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, and was produced by Thom Bell.

Personnel:

  • Russell Thompkins, Jr. – lead vocals
  • Airrion Love, James Smith, Herb Murrell, James Dunn – backing vocals
  • Linda Creed, Barbara Ingram – additional backing vocals
  • Norman Harris, Roland Chambers, Tony Bell, Eli Tartarsky – guitar
  • Thom Bell – piano, harpsichord
  • Joe DeAngelis, Stephanie Fauber, Robert Martin – French horn
  • Rocco Bene, Bobby Hartzell – trumpet
  • Jack Faith – alto saxophone, flute
  • George Shaw – flute
  • Vincent Forchetti, Bob Moore, Richard Genevese – trombone
  • Don Renaldo, Tony Sinagoga, Albert Berone, Rudy Malizia, Angelo Pretrella, Romeo Di Stefano, Charles Apollonia, Davis Barnett, Richard Jones, Herschel Wise – strings
  • Mary Gale – harp
  • Fredric Cohen – oboe
  • Ronnie Baker – bass
  • Earl Young – drums
  • Larry Washington – congas
  • Vince Montana – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Thom Bell and Linda Creed, except where noted.

  1. I’m Stone in Love with You – Thom Bell, Linda Creed, Anthony Bell
  2. If You Don’t Watch Out
  3. You and Me
  4. It’s Too Late – Carole King, Toni Stern
  5. Children of the Night
  6. You’ll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart) – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  7. Break Up to Make Up – Thom Bell, Linda Creed, Kenneth Gamble
  8. Peek-a-Boo – Gregory Guess, Norman Knox
  9. You’re asd Right as Rain
  10. Pieces

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released “The Lady’s Not for Sale”, the third Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios” and “Sunset Sound “ in Los Angeles   and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Rita Coolidge – vocals
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Al Kooper – lead guitar
  • John Sebastian – harmonica
  • Jerry McGee – acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Leadon – guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel and National slide guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Booker T. Jones – flute, background vocals
  • Carl Radle – bass
  • Lee Sklar – bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums, percussion

The Dixie Flyers

  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow – pedal steel guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Sammy Creason – drums
  • Marc Benno – arrangements                                                                                
  • Kris Kristofferson – backing vocals, arrangement
  • Priscilla Jones, Donna Weiss, Venetta Fields, Sherlie Matthews, Maxine Willard – backing vocals
  • Glyn Johns, John Haeny, Richie Moore – recording engineer
  • David Anderle – mixing
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – design
  • Bob Jenkins – front and back cover photography

Track listing:

  1. My Crew – Priscilla Jones, Booker T. Jones
  2. Fever – Johnny Davenport, Eddie Cooley
  3. Bird on a Wire – Leonard Cohen
  4. I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight – Bob Dylan
  5. A Woman Left Lonely – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  6. Whiskey Whiskey – Tom Ghent
  7. Everybody Loves a Winner – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  8. Donut Man – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno
  9. Inside of Me – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno, Mike Utley
  10. The Lady’s Not for Sale – Kris Kristofferson, Carol Pugh