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In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Reprise” label released “Washington County”, the third Arlo Guthrie studio album. It was recorded in August 1970, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, banjo, guitar, piano, autoharp, harp
  • Ry Cooder – bottleneck guitar
  • John Pilla – guitar, autoharp, harmony vocals
  • Clarence White – electric guitar
  • Doug Dillard – banjo
  • Hoyt Axton – vocals, bass
  • Chris Ethridge – bass guitar
  • Gary Walters – bass guitar
  • Richie Hayward – drums
  • Barry Feldman – executive producer
  • Van Dyke Parks – co-producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie, except where noted.

  1. Introduction
  2. Fencepost Blues
  3. Gabriel’s Mother’s Hiway Ballad #16 Blues
  4. Washington County
  5. Valley to Pray – Doc Coutson, John Pilla, Arlo Guthrie
  6. Lay Down Little Doggies – Woody Guthrie
  7. I Could Be Singing
  8. If You Would Just Drop By
  9. Percy’s Song – Bob Dylan
  10. I Want to Be Around

On December 3, 2001.

On December 3, 2001, Thomas Grady Martin died aged 72. He was musician (guitar), founder and leader of the band Grady Martin and Slew Foot Five (later Grady Martin and his Winging Strings). As a session guitarist he was member of the Nashville A-team, and in his 50-year career he recorded and performed with Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Leon Russell, Patsy Cline, J. J. Cale, Woody Guthrie, Johnny Horton, Conway Twitty, Joan Baez, Kris Kristofferson,  Arlo Guthrie, Brenda Lee, Don Woody, Sammi Smith, Marty Robbins, and Johnny Burnette. In March 2015, Martin was inducted in the “Country Music Hall of Fame”.

On August 12, 2010.

On August 12, 2010, Richard “Richie” Hayward died aged 64. He was a musician (drums), best known as the drummer of Little Feat. Hayward recorded and performed with many artists including Paul Rodgers, The Doobie Brothers, Bob Dylan, Peter Frampton, Buddy Guy, Arlo Guthrie, Al Kooper, Linda Ronstadt, Bob Seger, Carly Simon, Nancy Sinatra, Stephen Stills, Tom Waits, John Cale, Warren Zevon, Warren HaynesJoan Armatrading, Delaney Bramlett, Kim Carnes, Eric Clapton, Ry Cooder, James Cotton,  Jonny Lang, Barbra Streisand, Eric Lynn, Nils Lofgren, Taj Mahal, Coco Montoya, Robert Palmer, Van Dyke Parks, Robert Plant, Helen Watson, and Jimmy Herring.

On April 23, 2012.

On April 23, 2012, John Christopher “Chris” Ethridge died aged 65. He was musician (bass, piano), member of International Submarine Band and The Flying Burrito Brothers. He has worked with Gram Parsons, Nancy Sinatra, Judy Collins, Leon Russell, Delaney Bramlett, Bill Withers, Johnny Winter, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, Linda Ronstadt, Gene Clark, The Byrds, John Prine, Johnny Rivers, Jackson Browne, Arlo Guthrie, The Doors, Graham Nash and Willie Nelson.

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Rising Son” label released “Washington County”, the fifth Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in August 1970, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – banjo, guitar, piano, autoharp, harp, vocals
  • Hoyt Axton- bass vocals
  • Ry Cooder- bottleneck guitar
  • Doug Dillard- banjo
  • Chris Ethridge- bass
  • Richard Hayward- drums
  • John Pilla – guitar, autoharp, harmony vocals
  • Gary Walters – bass
  • Clarence White- electric guitar
  • Barry Feldman – executive producer
  • Van Dyke Parks- co-producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie; except where noted.

  1. Introduction
  2. Fencepost Blues
  3. Gabriel’s Mother’s Highway Ballad #16 Blues
  4. Washington County
  5. Valley to Pray
  6. Lay Down Little Doggies – Woody Guthrie
  7. I Could Be Singing
  8. If You Would Just Drop By
  9. Percy’s Song – Bob Dylan
  10. I Want to Be Around

In September 1967.

In September 1967, “Reprise” label released “Alice’s Restaurant”, the debut Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Fred Hellerman.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, guitar
  • Al Brown – assistant production
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction
  • Richard Chalfin – photo concept
  • Harold Leventhal – linear notes
  • Sherman Weisburd – cover photo
  • Diana J. Davies – linear photo

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie.

  1. Alice’s Restaurant Massacree
  2. Chilling of the Evening
  3. Ring-Around-a-Rosy Rag
  4. Now and Then
  5. I’m Going Home
  6. The Motorcycle Song
  7. Highway in the Wind

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Reprise” label released “Amigo”, the seventh Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Pilla and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie– vocals, guitar
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Nick DeCaro – strings, accordion
  • Bill Green – guitar
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Leah Kunkel – keyboards, electric piano, vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– percussion, drums
  • Gayle LeVant – harp, harmonica
  • Linda Ronstadt– vocals
  • Dan Velika – bass
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Lloyd Cliff, Donn Landee – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie; except where noted.

  1. Guabi Guabi
  2. Darkest Hour
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Victor Jara
  5. Patriots’ Dream
  6. Grocery Blues
  7. Walking Song – Leah Kunkel
  8. My Love
  9. Manzanillo Bay – Rob “Rabbit” Mackay
  10. Ocean Crossing
  11. Connection – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

 

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys”, the seventh Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, guitar, banjo, piano, harmonica
  • Doug Dillard– banjo
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Kevin Burke– fiddle
  • Ry Cooder– guitar
  • Buddy Collette– clarinet
  • Ed Shaughnessy– drums, tabla
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Stan Free– piano, harpsichord
  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitar
  • Gene Parsons– drums
  • Clydie King– background vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Buddy Alan – guitar
  • Bob Arkin – bass
  • George Bohanon– horn
  • Jerry Brightman– steel guitar
  • Donald Christlieb – woodwind
  • Gene Coe – horn
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion
  • Barry Feldman – Executive Producer
  • Venetta Fields– background vocals
  • Gib Guilbeau – fiddle
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • William Green – oboe
  • Richard Hayward– drums
  • Richard Hyde– trombone
  • Thad Maxwell – bass
  • Gene Merlino – background vocals
  • Bob Morris – guitar
  • John Pilla – guitar
  • Thurl Ravenscroft– background vocals
  • Don Rich – fiddle, guitar
  • Jim Shaw – organ, piano
  • Doyle Curtsinger – bass, mandolin
  • Jessica Smith – vocals
  • Robert Tebow – background vocals
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • Ernie Watts– flute
  • Jerry Wiggins – drums
  • Dick Hyde – horn
  • Jesse Smith – background vocals
  • Jim Gordon– piano
  • Leland Sklar– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie; except where noted

  1. Farrell O’Gara – traditional
  2. Gypsy Davy – traditional, Woody Guthrie
  3. This Troubled Mind of Mine – Ernest Tubb, Johnny Tyler
  4. Week on the Rag
  5. Miss the Mississippi and You – Bill Halley
  6. Lovesick Blues – Irving Mills, Cliff Friend
  7. Uncle Jeff
  8. Gates of Eden – Bob Dylan
  9. Last Train
  10. Cowboy Song
  11. Sailor’s Bonnett – traditional
  12. Cooper’s Lament
  13. Ramblin’ ‘Round – Woody Guthrie

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Rising Sun” label released “Hobo’s Lullaby”, the sixth Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded October-December 1971, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie- vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Anytime – Herbert Lawson
  2. City of New Orleans – Steve Goodman
  3. Lightning Bar Blues – Hoyt Axton
  4. Shackles and Chains – Jimmie Davis
  5. 1913 Massacre – Woody Guthrie
  6. Somebody Turned on the Light – Hoyt Axton
  7. Ukulele Lady – Richard A. Whiting, Gus Kahn
  8. When the Ship Comes In – Bob Dylan
  9. Mapleview (20%) Rag – Arlo Guthrie
  10. Days Are Short – Arlo Guthrie
  11. Hobo’s Lullaby – Goebel Reeves

On February 1, 1974.

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On February 1, 1974, “Warner Bros” released “What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits”, the fourth The Doobie Brothers studio album. “What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits” was recorded in 1973, at “Warner Bros. Studios” in Hollywood, “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and “Burbank Studios” in Burbank, and was produced by Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Tom Johnston– guitars, vocals
  • Patrick Simmons– guitar, vocals
  • Tiran Porter– bass, vocals
  • John (Little John) Hartman– drums
  • Michael Hossack– drums
  • Keith Knudsen– backing vocals
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– guitar, pedal steel, steel guitar
  • James Booker– piano
  • Arlo Guthrie– autoharp, harmonica
  • Eddie Guzman – conga, timbales, percussion
  • Jack Hale – trombone
  • Milt Holland– tabla, marimba, pandeiro, percussion
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone
  • Novi Novog– viola
  • Bill Payne– keyboards
  • Ted Templeman– percussion
  • Horn Arrangements: Andrew Love, The Memphis Horns, Wayne Jackson
  • Cover Design: Chas Barbour
  • Art Direction: Chas Barbour
  • Photography: Dan Fong

Track listing:

  1. Song to See You Through – Tom Johnston
  2. Spirit – Tom Johnston
  3. Pursuit on 53rd St. – Tom Johnston
  4. Black Water – Patrick Simmons
  5. Eyes of Silver – Tom Johnston
  6. Road Angel – John Hartman, Michael Hossack, Tom Johnston and Tiran Porter
  7. You Just Can’t Stop It – Patrick Simmons
  8. Tell Me What You Want (And I’ll Give You What You Need) – Patrick Simmons
  9. Down in the Track – Tom Johnston
  10. Another Park, Another Sunday – Tom Johnston
  11. Daughters of the Sea – Patrick Simmons
  12. Flying Cloud – Tiran Porter