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In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Stax” label released “Black Moses”, the fifth Isaac Hayes studio album. It was recorded March – October 1971, and was produced by Isaac Hayes.

Personnel:

  • Isaac Hayes – lead and background vocals
  • Hot Buttered Soul – backing vocals
  • The Bar-Kays – instrumentation:
  • The Isaac Hayes Movement:
  • Isaac Hayes – piano, vibraphone, organ, electric piano
  • Ronnie Hudson – bass
  • Gary Jones – bongos, congas
  • Willie Hall – drums, tambourine
  • Lester Snell – electric piano
  • Charles “Skip” Pitts – guitar
  • Sidney Kirk – piano
  • Isaac Hayes, Johnny Allen, Dale Warren – arrangements
  • Ron Capone, William Brown, Henry Bush, Eddie Marion, Dave Purple – engineers
  • Ron Capone, Dave Purple, Isaac Hayes – remix engineers

Track listing:

  1. Never Can Say Goodbye – Clifton Davis
  2. (They Long to Be) Close to You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Nothing Takes the Place of You – Toussaint McCall, Alan Robinson
  4. Man’s Temptation – Curtis Mayfield
  5. Never Gonna Give You Up – Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Jerry Butler
  6. Medley: Ike’s Rap II /  Help Me Love – Isaac Hayes, Johnny Baylor, Mickey Gregory, Luther Ingram, Tommy Tate
  7. Need to Belong to Someone – Curtis Mayfield
  8. Good Love – Mickey Gregory, Isaac Hayes
  9. Medley: Ike’s Rap III / Your Love is So Doggone Good – Isaac Hayes, Difosco Ervin, Rudy Love
  10. For the Good Times – Kris Kristofferson
  11. I’ll Never Fall in Love Again – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  12. Part-Time Love – Clay Hammond
  13. Medley: Ike’s Rap IV / A Brand New Me – Isaac Hayes, Kenneth Gamble, Thom Bell, Jerry Butler
  14. Going in Circles – Jerry Peters, Anita Poree

 

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In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Colgems” label released “Changes”, the ninth Monkees studio album. It was recorded in October 1966 and September 1969, at “RCA Victor Studios” and “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart, Bill Chadwick and Jeff Barry.

Personnel:

  • Davy Jones – lead vocals
  • Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart, Ron Hicklin – backing vocals
  • Wayne Erwin, Gerry McGee, Louie Shelton – guitars
  • Tommy Boyce – acoustic guitar
  • Larry Taylor – bass
  • Billy Lewis – drums
  • Bobby Hart – organ
  • Harold Ayres, John DeVoogdt, James Getzoff, Joy Lulu, Norman Serkin – violins
  • William Hymanson, Gareth Nuttycombe – violas
  • Frederick Seykora – cello
  • Jay Miglior – saxophone
  • Chuck Findley – trumpet
  • Alan Robinson – French horn
  • Dick Hyde – trombone
  • Gene Estes – bell
  • Arranged by: Jimmie Haskell

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim, except where noted.

  1. Oh My My
  2. Ticket on a Ferry Ride – Jeff Barry, Bobby Bloom
  3. You’re So Good to Me – Jeff Barry, Bobby Bloom
  4. It’s Got to Be Love – Neil Goldberg
  5. Acapulco Sun – Ned Albright,Steven Soles
  6. 99 Pounds – Jeff Barry
  7. Tell Me Love – Jeff Barry
  8. Do You Feel It Too?
  9. I Love You Better
  10. All Alone in the Dark – Ned Albright, Steven Soles
  11. Midnight Train – Micky Dolenz
  12. I Never Thought It Peculiar – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Island” label released “It’s All About” the debut Spooky Tooth album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Jimmy Miller.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– vocals, keyboards, harpsichord
  • Gary Wright– vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Luther Grosvenor– guitar
  • Greg Ridley– bass guitar
  • Mike Kellie– drums and percussion
  • Engineer: Glyn Johns
  • Liner notes: Alan Robinson
  • Album photography: Gered Mankowitz

Track listing:

  1. Society’s Child – Janis Ian
  2. Love Really Changed Me – Luther Grosvenor, Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  3. Here I Lived So Well – Gary Wright, Luther Grosvenor, Mike Harrison, Jimmy Miller
  4. Too Much of Nothing – Bob Dylan
  5. Sunshine Help Me – Gary Wright
  6. It’s All About a Roundabout – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  7. Tobacco Road – D. Loudermilk
  8. It Hurts You So – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  9. Forget It, I Got It – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  10. Bubbles – Luther Grosvenor, Gary Wright

On May 16, 1966.

Pet Sounds

On May 16, 1966, “Capitol” label released “Pet Sounds”, the eleventh Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded July 12, 1965 – April 13, 1966, at “United Western Recorders”, “Gold Star Studios”, “CBS Columbia Square”, and “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Brian Wilson. The album is regarded as one of the most important and influential albums in the music history. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Pet Sounds” at number two on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

The Beach Boys

  • Al Jardine– lead, harmony and backing vocals, tambourine
  • Bruce Johnston– harmony and backing vocals
  • Mike Love– lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Brian Wilson– lead, harmony and backing vocals, dog whistles, organ, piano, sound effects
  • Carl Wilson– lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Dennis Wilson– harmony and backing vocals, drums
  • Tony Asher– plucked piano strings
  • Arnold Belnick– violin
  • Chuck Berghofer– string bass
  • Hal Blaine– bongos, drums, tympani
  • Norman Botnick– viola
  • Glen Campbell– guitar, twelve-string electric guitar
  • Frank Capp– bells, glockenspiel, latin percussion, percussion, tympani, vibraphone
  • Al Casey– guitar
  • Roy Caton– trumpet
  • Jerry Cole– electric guitar, guitar, mandolin
  • Gary Coleman – bongos, tympani
  • Mike Deasy– guitar
  • Al De Lory– harpsichord, organ, piano, tack piano
  • Joseph DiFiore– viola
  • Justin DiTullio– cello
  • Steve Douglas– clarinet, flute, percussion, tenor saxophone, saxophone
  • Jesse Erlich– cello
  • Carl Fortina– accordion
  • Ritchie Frost– drums, empty Coca-Cola cans, percussion
  • James Getzoff– violin
  • Jim Gordon– drums, percussion
  • Bill Green– flute, percussion, saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Leonard Hartman– bass clarinet, clarinet, english horn
  • Jim Horn– baritone saxophone, flute, tenor saxophone, saxophone
  • Paul Horn– tenor saxophone
  • Harry Hyams– viola
  • Jules Jacob– flute
  • Plas Johnson– flute, percussion, saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Carole Kaye– electric bass
  • Barney Kessel– guitar, mandolin
  • Bobby Klein– tenor saxophone
  • Larry Knechtel– organ
  • William Kurasch– violin
  • Leonard Malarsky– violin
  • Frank Marocco– accordion
  • Gail Martin– trombone
  • Nick Martinis– drums
  • Terry Melcher– tambourine
  • Mike Melvoin– harpsichord
  • Jay Migliori– baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, clarinet, flute, saxophone
  • Tommy Morgan– harmonica
  • Jack Nimitz– baritone saxophone
  • Bill Pittman– guitar
  • Ray Pohlman– Danelectro bass, electric bass, mandolin, guitar
  • Don Randi– piano
  • Alan Robinson – french horn
  • Jerome Reisler– violin
  • Lyle Ritz– string bass, ukulele
  • Joseph Saxon– cello
  • Ralph Schaeffer– violin
  • Sid Sharp– violin
  • Billy Strange– electric guitar, guitar, twelve-string electric guitar
  • Ron Swallow– tambourine
  • Ernie Tack– bass trombone
  • Paul Tanner– theremin
  • Tommy Tedesco– acoustic guitar
  • Darrel Terwilliger– viola
  • “Tony” – sleigh bell
  • Jerry Williams– percussion
  • Julius Wechter– tympani, latin percussion, percussion, vibraphone
  • Tibor Zelig– violin

Track listing

All tracks by Brian Wilson and Tony Asher except where noted.

  1. Wouldn’t It Be Nice
  2. You Still Believe in Me
  3. That’s Not Me
  4. Don’t Talk
  5. I’m Waiting for the Day – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  6. Let’s Go Away for Awhile – Brian Wilson
  7. Sloop John B – trad. arr. Brian Wilson
  8. God Only Knows
  9. I Know There’s an Answer – Brian Wilson, Terry Sachen, Mike Love
  10. Here Today
  11. I Just Wasnt Made for These Times
  12. Pet Sounds – Brian Wilson
  13. Caroline, No