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On September 27, 2019.

On September 27, 2019, “Blue Note” label released “53”, the 16th Jacky Terrasson album. It was recorded in June 2019, at “Racall Studios” in Pompignan, France, and was produced by Jacky Terrasson.

Personnel:

  • Jacky Terrasson – vocals, piano
  • Stephane Menut – vocals
  • Philippe Gaillot – vocals
  • Thomas Bramerie – bass
  • Geraud Portal – bass, electric bass
  • Sylvain Romano – bass
  • Gregory Hutchinson – drums
  • Ali Jackson – drums
  • Lukmil Pérez – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jacky Terrasson except where noted.

  1. The Call
  2. Alma
  3. Mirror
  4. Jump!
  5. Kiss Jannett for Me
  6. Palindrome
  7. La Part Des Anges
  8. Babyplum
  9. What Happenes Au 6eme
  10. My Lys
  11. Lacrimosa – Mozart: Requiem in D Minor – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  12. Nausica
  13. This Is Mine
  14. La Part Des Anges (reprise)
  15. Blues En Femmes Majeures
  16. Resillience

On July 1, 1971.

On July 1, 1971, “Embryo Records” label released “Push Push”, the 56th Herbie Mann album. It was recorded in 1971 and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Mann – flute, saxophone
  • Cornell Dupree- guitar
  • David Spinozza- guitar
  • Gene Bianca – harp
  • Richard Tee- piano, electric piano, organ
  • Chuck Rainey – bass
  • Jerry Jemmott – bass
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Bernard Purdie – drums
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums
  • Ralph MacDonald- percussion

Track listing:

  1. Push Push – Herbie Mann
  2. What’s Going On – Renaldo Benson, Alfred Cleveland, Marvin Gaye
  3. Spirit in the Dark – Aretha Franklin
  4. Man’s Hope – traditional, arrangement by Herbie Mann, based on “Hatikvah”
  5. If – David Gates
  6. Never Can Say Goodbye – Clifton Davis
  7. What’d I Say – Ray Charles

 

 

In November 1966.

In November 1966, “Stax” label released “And Now!”, the third Booker T. & the M.G.’s studio album. It was recorded in 1966, at “Stax Recording Studio” in  Memphis, and was produced by Jim Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Steve Cropper– guitar, “strum”, bass
  • Booker T. Jones– organ, guitar, piano, “plunk”
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– electric bass, “thump”, claves
  • Al Jackson, Jr. – drums, “boom”
  • Ronnie Stoots – cover design

Track listing:

  1. My Sweet Potato – Steve Cropper, Booker T. Jones, Al Jackson, Jr.
  2. Jericho – traditional
  3. No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach’s In) – Granville Burland
  4. One Mint Julep – Rudy Toombs
  5. In the Midnight Hour – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  6. Summertime – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward
  7. Working in the Coal Mine – Lee Dorsey, Allen Toussaint
  8. Don’t Mess up a Good Thing – Oliver Sain
  9. Think – Lowman Pauling
  10. Taboo – Bob Russell, Margarita Lecuona
  11. Soul Jam – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Booker T. Jones, Al Jackson
  12. Sentimental Journey – Les Brown, Bud Green, Ben Homer

In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Stax” label released “Born Under a Bad Sign”, the second Albert King studio album. It was recorded March 1966 – June 1967, at “Stax Studios” in Memphis Tennessee, and was produced by Jim Stewart. In 1985, “Born Under a Bad Sign” was inducted into the “Blues Foundation Hall of Fame” in the “Classics of Blues Recordings” category In 1999, the album received a “Grammy Hall of Fame Award”; in 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 491 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Albert King– lead guitar and vocals
  • Steve Cropper– rhythm guitar
  • Booker T. Jones– organ, piano
  • Isaac Hayes– piano
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass guitar
  • Al Jackson, Jr.– drums
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • Joe Arnold – baritone saxophone, flute

Track listing:

  1. Born Under a Bad Sign – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  2. Crosscut Saw – R. G. Ford
  3. Kansas City – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  4. Oh, Pretty Woman – C. Williams
  5. Down Don’t Bother Me – Albert King
  6. The Hunter – Booker T. Jones, Carl Wells, Steve Cropper, Donald Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr.
  7. I Almost Lost My Mind – Ivory Joe Hunter
  8. Personal Manager – Albert King, David Porter
  9. Laundromat Blues – Sandy Jones
  10. As the Years Go Passing By – Deadric Malone
  11. The Very Thought of You – Ray Noble

In June 1969.

In June 1969, “Atco” label released “Love Man”, the fourth Otis Redding posthumous album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Steve Cropper.

Personnel:

  • Otis Redding – vocals
  • Booker T. Jones – organ, piano
  • Isaac Hayes – organ, piano
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums
  • Andrew Jackson – tenor saxophone
  • Joe Arnold – tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson- trumpet
  • Ron Capone, Jim Stewart- engineer
  • Paul C. Acree Jr. – cover photo
  • Loring Eutemey – design

Track listing:

  1. I’m A Changed Man – Steve Cropper, Otis Redding, Louiella Cullipher
  2. Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher – Gary Jackson, Carl Smith
  3. That’s a Good Idea – Otis Redding
  4. I’ll Let Nothing Separate Us – Otis Redding
  5. Direct Me – Steve Cropper, Otis Redding
  6. Love Man – Otis Redding
  7. Grovin’ Time – Otis Redding, Steve Cropper
  8. Your Feeling is Mine – Otis Redding
  9. Got to Get Myself Together – Otis Redding
  10. Free Me – Otis Redding, Gene Lawson
  11. A Lover’s Question – Brook Benton, Jimmy Williams
  12. Look at That Girl – Randall Stewart, Edward Morris

In June 1967.

In June 1967, “Stax” label released “Hip Hug-Her”, the fifth Booker T.& the M.G.’s studio album. It was recorded February-April 1967, and was produced by Jim Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Steve Cropper – guitar
  • Booker T. Jones- organ, guitar, keyboards
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums

Track listing:

  1. Hip Hug-Her – Steve Cropper,Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson Jr., Booker T. Jones
  2. Soul Sanction – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  3. Get Ready – Smokey Robinson
  4. More – Riz Ortolani,Nino Oliviero
  5. Double or Nothing – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  6. Carnaby St. – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  7. Slim Jenkins’ Place – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  8. Pigmy – Mel Brown, Billy Larkin, Henry Swarn
  9. Groovin’ – Eddie Brigati,Felix Cavaliere
  10. Booker’s Notion – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  11. Sunny – Bobby Hebb

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Hi” label released “Call Me”, the sixth Al Green album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Royal Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Willie Mitchell and Al Green. In 2003, “VH1” TV network ranked it at number 70 on the list of the  “Greatest Albums of All Time”; the same year “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 289 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Al Green – vocals
  • Mabon “Teenie” Hodges– guitar
  • Archie Turner – piano
  • Charles Hodges – piano, organ
  • Leroy Hodges– bass
  • Howard Grimes– drums
  • Al Jackson Jr.– drums
  • Jack Hale, Sr. – trombone
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Ed Logan – tenor saxophone
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone, horn arrangements
  • The Memphis Strings – strings
  • Charles Chalmers – backing vocals, horn arrangements
  • Donna Rhodes – backing vocals
  • Sandra Rhodes – backing vocals
  • Willie Mitchell– engineer
  • Robert Gordon – liner notes
  • Jim Cummins – photography
  • Bud O’Shea – executive producer
  • Eli Okun – executive producer
  • Cheryl Pawelski– assistant producer
  • Kathy Kinslow – assistant producer
  • Charles Levan – assistant producer
  • Margaret Goldfarb – assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Green; except where noted.

  1. Call Me (Come Back Home) – Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr. Willie Mitchell
  2. Have You Been Making Out O.K.
  3. Stand Up
  4. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Hank Williams
  5. Your Love Is Like the Morning Sun
  6. Here I Am (Come and Take Me) – Al Green, Teenie Hodges
  7. Funny How Time Slips Away – Willie Nelson
  8. You Ought to Be With Me – Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr. Willie Mitchell
  9. Jesus Is Waiting

In March 1965.

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In March 1965, “Stax” label released “Soul Dressing”, the second Booker T. & the M.G.’s album. It was recorded 1963-1964, and was produced by Jim Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Booker T. Jones – organ, bass guitar, electric piano
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Lewis Steinberg – bass guitar
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn – bass guitar
  • Al Jackson, Jr. – drums
  • Floyd Newman – baritone saxophone
  • Charles “Packy” Axton – tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson – trumpet
  • Marvin Israel – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Booker T. Jones, and Lewie Steinberg except where noted.

except for “Outrage”, by Cropper, Jackson, Steinberg, and William Allan, and the Don Covay cover “Mercy Mercy” (Covay/Miller)

  1. Soul Dressing
  2. Tic-Tac-Toe
  3. Big Train
  4. Jellybread
  5. Aw’ Mercy
  6. Outrage – Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, John Lewie Steinberg, William Allan
  7. Night Owl Walk
  8. Chinese Checkers
  9. Home Grown
  10. Mercy Mercy – Don Covay, Ronald Alonzo Miller
  11. Plum Nellie
  12. Can’t Be Still

On March 14, 1969.

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On March 14, 1969, “island” label released “Tons of Sobs”, the debut Free album. It was recorded October – December 1968, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens.

Personnel:

  • Andy Fraser– bass guitar
  • Simon Kirke– drums
  • Paul Kossoff– guitar
  • Paul Rodgers– vocals
  • Steve Miller– piano thumping
  • Mike Sida – front cover photograph
  • Richard Bennett Zeff – inside cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Over the Green Hills (Pt. 1) – Paul Rodgers
  2. Worry – Paul Rodgers
  3. Walk in My Shadow – Paul Rodgers
  4. Wild Indian Woman – Paul Rodgers and Andy Fraser
  5. Goin’ Down Slow – James Burke Oden
  6. I’m a Mover – Paul Rodgers, Andy Fraser
  7. The Hunter – Booker T. Jones, Carl Wells, Donald Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr., Steve Cropper
  8. Moonshine – Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff
  9. Sweet Tooth – Paul Rodgers
  10. Over the Green Hills (Pt. 2) – Paul Rodgers

 

On January 24, 1972.

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On January 24, 1972, “Atlantic” label released “Young, Gifted and Black”, the nineteenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded August 1970 – February 1971, and was produced by Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin and Jerry Wexler. In 1972, the album won Aretha Franklin “Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance”. In 2003, the TV network “VH1” ranked it the 76th greatest album of all time.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals, acoustic piano, celesta, electric piano
  • Donny Hathaway- organ, electric piano
  • Billy Preston- organ
  • Don Arnone – acoustic guitar
  • Cornell Dupree- guitar
  • Hugh McCracken- guitar
  • Tom Dowd- horn arranger
  • The Memphis Horns- horn section
  • Hubert Laws- flute
  • Wayne Jacksonof the Memphis Horns – trumpet
  • Andrew Love of the Memphis Horns – tenor saxophone
  • Neal Rosengarden – rumpet, vibraphone
  • Eric Gale- bass
  • Chuck Rainey- bass
  • Robert Popwell- bass, percussion
  • Bernard “Pretty” Purdie- drums
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums
  • Ray Lucas – drums
  • Pat Smith – background vocals
  • Ronald Bright – background vocals
  • R. Bailey – background vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin- background vocals
  • Erma Franklin- background vocals
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Ann S. Clark – background vocals
  • The Sweet Inspirations- background vocals
  • Sammy Turner – background vocals
  • David Nathan – liner notes
  • Stanislaw Zagorski – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Oh Me Oh My (I’m a Fool for You Baby) – Jim Doris
  2. Day Dreaming – Aretha Franklin
  3. Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin
  4. Young, Gifted and Black – Weldon Irvine, Nina Simone
  5. All the King’s Horses – Aretha Franklin
  6. A Brand New Me – Theresa Bell, Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble
  7. April Fools – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  8. I’ve Been Loving You Too Long – Jerry Butler, Otis Redding
  9. First Snow in Kokomo – Aretha Franklin
  10. The Long and Winding Road – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  11. Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time) – Thom Bell, William Hart
  12. Border Song (Holy Moses) – Bernie Taupin, Elton John