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In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Round Records” label released “Compliments” (known as Garcia), the second Jerry Garcia solo album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by John Kahn.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals, classical guitar
  • Arthur Adams – guitar
  • Michael Omartian- piano, tack piano, Fender Rhodes
  • John Kahn – bass, horn arrangement, string arrangement
  • Ron Tutt – drums
  • Merl Saunders- organ
  • Larry Carlton– guitar
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion
  • Melvin Moore – trumpet
  • Gene Connors – trombone, horn arrangement
  • Jackie Kelso – saxophones
  • Amos Garrett– trombone
  • Joel Tepp- clarinet
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Merry Clayton- background vocals
  • Maria Muldaur, Clydie King, Patty- background vocals
  • Geoff Muldaur– clarinet
  • Ben Benay – rhythm guitar
  • Tom Rose – clarinet
  • John Rotella – e flat clarinet
  • Willie Green – b flat clarinet
  • Gary Ray – b flat clarinet
  • Julian Sheer – bass clarinet
  • Sid Page– violin
  • Carl Pedersen – violin
  • Nathan Rubin – violin
  • Emily van Valkenburg – violin
  • Miriam Dye – viola
  • Nancy Ellis – viola
  • Terry Adams – cello
  • Judiyaba – cello
  • Arnie Egilsson, Ray Siegal – string bass
  • Sid Sharp – contractor
  • David Nichtern – guitar
  • David Grisman- mandolin
  • Vassar Clements– violin
  • Engineer – Ron Malo
  • Production assistants – Richard Loren, Joshua Blardo
  • Equipment – Ramrod, Steve Parrish
  • Cover art – Victor Moscoso

Track listing:

  1. Let It Rock – Chuck Berry
  2. When The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game – Smokey Robinson
  3. That’s What Love Will Make You Do – Henderson Thigpen, James Banks, Eddy Marion
  4. Russian Lullaby – Irving Berlin
  5. Turn On The Bright Lights – Albert Washington
  6. He Ain’t Give You None – Van Morrison
  7. What Goes Around – Mac Rebbenack
  8. Let’s Spend The Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  9. Mississippi Moon – Peter Rowan
  10. Midnight Town – Robert Hunter, John Kahn

 

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On May 1, 1975.

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On May 1, 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “Gorilla”, the sixth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded March – April, 1975 at “Warner Bros. Studios” in North Hollywood and “The Burbank Studios” in Burbank, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – acoustic guitar, vocals, electric guitar, high-string acoustic guitar, ukulele
  • Arthur Adams – electric guitar
  • George Bohannon – trombone
  • David Crosby- vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – organ, strings, accordion
  • Victor Feldman- percussion
  • Chuck Findley- trumpet
  • Lowell George- slide guitar, vocals
  • Valerie Carter- vocals
  • David Grisman- mandolin
  • Milt Holland- percussion, wind chimes
  • Jules Jacob – clarinet, oboe
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Danny Kortchmar- electric guitar
  • Russ Kunkel- drums, percussion, shaker, tambourine, congas
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Clarence McDonald – piano, ARP String Ensemblesynthesizer, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Graham Nash- vocals
  • Randy Newman- hornorgan
  • Andy Newmark- drums
  • Al Perkins- pedal steel guitar
  • David Sanborn- saxophone
  • Carly Simon- vocals
  • Lee Sklar- bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Mexico
  2. Music
  3. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) – Holland/Dozier/Holland
  4. Wandering – Traditional; arrangement and additional lyrics by James Taylor
  5. Gorilla
  6. You Make It Easy
  7. I Was a Fool to Care
  8. Lighthouse
  9. Angry Blues
  10. Love Songs
  11. Sarah Maria