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In March 1964.

In March 1964, “Verve” label released “Getz/Gilberto”,album by Stan Getz and João Gilberto.It was recorded in March 1963, at “A&R Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Creed Taylor. The artwork was by artist Olga Albizu. In 1965, “Getz/Gilberto” received “Grammy Awards” for “Best Jazz Instrumental Album”, “Individual or Group and Best Engineered Recording – Non-Classical;” and “Album of the Year”. It is considered to be the album that popularized bossa nova worldwide. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 447 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Stan Getz– tenor saxophone
  • João Gilberto– vocals, guitar
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim– piano
  • Astrud Gilberto – vocals
  • Sebastião Neto – double bass
  • Milton Banana– drums, pandeiro

Track listing:

  1. The Girl from Ipanema – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel
  2. Doralice – Antônio Almeida, Dorival Caymmi
  3. Para Machucar Meu Coração – Ary Barroso
  4. Desafinado – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça
  5. Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  6. Só Danço Samba – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  7. O Grande Amor – Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  8. Vivo Sonhando – Antônio Carlos Jobim




In July 1987.

In July 1987, “Island” label released “Strange Weather”, the eleventh Marianne Faithfull album. It was recorded in 1987, at “A&R Recording Studios”, “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, and was produced by Hal Willner.


  • Marianne Faithfull – vocals
  • Bill Frisell- guitars
  • Michael Levine- violin
  • Sharon Freeman- piano
  • Fernando Saunders- bass
  • Chris Hunter – alto saxophone, flute
  • Garth Hudson- accordion
  • John- (credited as Mac Rebennack) – piano
  • Robert Quine- guitar
  • T. Lewis – drums, horn arrangements
  • Steve Slagle – alto saxophone
  • William Schimmel- accordion
  • Lew Soloff- trumpet
  • Michael Gibbs- string arrangements
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Tony Wright- cover and sleeve photography

Track listing:

  1. Stranger Intro – Bill Frisell
  2. Boulevard of Broken Dreams – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  3. I Ain’t Goin’ Down To The Well No More – Huddie Ledbetter, Alan Lomax, John Lomax
  4. Yesterdays – Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern
  5. Sign of Judgement – Kid Prince Moore
  6. Strange Weather – Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan
  7. Love, Life and Money – Julius Dixon, Henry Glover
  8. ll Keep It With Mine – Bob Dylan
  9. Hello Stranger – Doc Pomus, Mac Rebennack (Dr. John)
  10. Penthouse Serenade – Will Jason, Val Burton
  11. As Tears Go By – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Andrew Loog Oldham
  12. A Stranger On Earth – Sid Feller, Rick Ward

On November 15, 1970.


On November 15, 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “His Band and the Street Choir”, the fourth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded March–July 1970, at the “A&R Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Van Morrison.


  • Van Morrison –guitar, harmonica, tenor saxophone, vocals
  • Judy Clay– backing vocals
  • Alan Hand – piano, Hammond organ, celeste
  • Emily Houston– backing vocals
  • Keith Johnson –trumpet, Hammond organ
  • John Klingberg –bass
  • John Platania– electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
  • Jack Schroer– soprano, alto, and baritone saxophones, piano
  • Dahaud Shaar (David Shaw) –drums, percussion, bass clarinet, backing vocals
  • Jackie Verdell– backing vocals

The Street Choir

  • Larry Goldsmith
  • Janet Planet
  • Andrew Robinson
  • Ellen Schroer
  • Dahaud Shaar (David Shaw)
  • Martha Velez
  • Dahaud Shaar – assistant producer
  • Elliot Scheiner– production coordinator, engineer
  • Dixon Van Winkle, Ed Anderson, Mark Harman, Richard Lubash – assisting engineers
  • David Gahr– photography
  • Janet Planet – album design

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Domino
  2. Crazy Face
  3. Give Me a Kiss (Just One Sweet Kiss)
  4. I’ve Been Working
  5. Call Me Up in Dreamland
  6. I’ll Be Your Lover, Too
  7. Blue Money
  8. Virgo Clowns
  9. Gypsy Queen
  10. Sweet Jannie
  11. If I Ever Needed Someone
  12. Street Choir