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In August 1968.

In August 1968, “MGM” label released “Every One of Us”, the fourth Eric Burdon & The Animals album released in the US. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by “Everyone of Us”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon- vocals
  • Vic Briggs- guitar, bass
  • John Weider- guitar, celeste
  • George Bruno (Zoot Money) – Hammond organ, vocals, piano
  • Danny McCulloch- bass, vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Barry Jenkins– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Burdon except where noted.

  1. White Houses
  2. Uppers and Downers
  3. Serenade to a Sweet Lady – John Weider
  4. The Immigrant Lad
  5. Year of the Guru
  6. James Infirmary – traditional, arranged by Eric Burdon
  7. New York 1963-America 1968 – Eric Burdon, George Bruno
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In August 1968.

In August 1968, “Soul City” label released “Stoned Soul Picnic”, the third  5th Dimension album. It was recorded March – June 1968, at “United/Western Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bones Howe.

Personnel:

  • Billy Davis, Jr.
  • Florence LaRue
  • Marilyn McCoo
  • Lamonte McLemore
  • Ron Townson
  • Mike Deasy- acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Tommy Tedesco- acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Joe Osborn- bass
  • Ray Pohlman- guitar, “super-twang” bass
  • Hal Blaine- drums, percussion
  • Larry Bunker- marimba, bells, vibraphone, temple blocks, percussion
  • Larry Knechtel, Jimmy Rowles- piano, organ, keyboard
  • The Sid Sharp Strings – String Section
  • The Bill Holman Brass – Horn Section
  • Engineers: Captain Nemo (Michael Shields), Bones Howe, Alex Kazanegras, Phil Ramone, Joe Sidore, Sol Weiss, Winston Wong, Mary Wood
  • Mastering: Elliot Federman
  • Project coordination: Arlessa Barnes, Glenn Delgado, Christina DeSimone, Robin Diamond, Karyn Friedland, Felicia Gearhart, Marc Gordon, Laura Gregory, Jeremy Holiday, Robin Manning, Brooke Nochomson, Ed Osborne, Larry Parra, Dana Renert, Steve Strauss
  • Product manager: Mandana Eidgah
  • Production assistant: Bones Howe, Tom Tierney, Russ Wapensky
  • Orchestra manager: Hal Blaine
  • Musical director: René DeKnight
  • Vocal coach: Ray Pohlman
  • Realization: Johnny Rivers
  • Horns & Strings arranged by: Bill Holman
  • Vocal arrangements: Bob Alcivar
  • Musical arrangements: Bones Howe
  • Musical arrangements: Ray Pohlman
  • Art direction: Woody Woodward
  • Graphic design: Wayne Kimbell
  • Photography: Rob Santos
  • Liner notes: Mike Ragogna

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Blindness – Laura Nyro
  2. It’ll Never Be the Same Again – Jeff Comanor
  3. The Sailboat Song – Jeff Comanor
  4. It’s a Great Life – Denny McReynolds, Karen O’Hara
  5. Stoned Soul Picnic – Laura Nyro
  6. California Soul – Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
  7. Lovin’ Stew – Jules Alexander, Jeff Comanor
  8. Broken Wing Bird – Bob Alcivar, Kellie McKinney
  9. Good News – Dick Addrisi, Don Addrisi
  10. Bobbie’s Blues (Who Do You Think of?) – Jeff Comanor
  11. The Eleventh Song (What a Groovy Day!) – Jimmy Webb

In August 1968.

In August 1968, “King” label released “James Brown Plays Nothing But Soul”, the twenty-fourth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by James Brown.

Track listing:

  1. Soul with Different Notes – James Brown, Clyde Stubblefield, Jimmy Nolen, Maceo Parker
  2. Go On Now – James Brown, Alfred Ellis, Cicely Hill
  3. Buddy E – James Brown, Bud Hobgood
  4. Fat Soul – James Brown, Alfred Ellis, Cicely Hill
  5. Little Fellow – James Brown, Alfred Ellis, Cicely Hill
  6. Gittin’ a Little Hipper – James Brown, Bud Hobgood

In August 1968.

In August 1968, “Vanguard” label released “Together”, the third Country Joe and the Fish album. It was recorded November 1967 – February 1968, at “Sierra Sound Laboratories” Berkeley, California, and “Vanguard Studios”in New York City,and was produced by Samuel Charters.

Personnel:

  • Country Joe McDonald – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Barry Melton- vocals, lead guitar
  • David Cohen – guitar, organ, piano
  • Bruce Barthol- bass, vocals
  • Gary “Chicken” Hirsh- drums, vocals, bells

Track listing:

  1. Rock and Soul Music –Country Joe McDonald, Barry Melton, Cohen, Bruce Barthol, Gary “Chicken” Hirsh
  2. Susan – Gary “Chicken” Hirsh
  3. Mojo Navigator – Denson, Barry Melton, Country Joe McDonald
  4. Bright Suburban Mr. & Mrs. Clean Machine – Gary “Chicken” Hirsh, Barry Melton
  5. Good Guys/Bad Guys Cheer / The Streets of Your Town – Barry Melton
  6. The Fish Moan
  7. The Harlem Song – Country Joe McDonald
  8. Waltzing in the Moonlight – Gary “Chicken” Hirsh, Barry Melton
  9. Away Bounce My Bubbles – Gary “Chicken” Hirsh
  10. Cetacean – Bruce Barthol
  11. An Untitled Protest – Country Joe McDonald

In August 1968.

In August 1968, “Philips” label released “Outsideinside”, the second Blue Cheer album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Abe “Voco” Kesh.

Personnel:

  • Leigh Stephens- guitar
  • Dickie Peterson- bass guitar, vocals
  • Paul Whaley- drums
  • Ralph Burns Kellogg – keyboards, organ, reeds

Track listing:

  1. Feathers from Your Tree – Dickie Peterson, Leigh Stephens, Peter Wagner
  2. Sun Cycle – Dickie Peterson, Leigh Stephens, Peter Wagner
  3. Just a Little Bit – Dickie Peterson
  4. Gypsy Ball – Dickie Peterson, Leigh Stephens
  5. Come and Get It – Dickie Peterson, Leigh Stephens, Peter Wagner
  6. Satisfaction – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. The Hunter – Booker T. Jones
  8. Magnolia Caboose Babyfinger – Dickie Peterson, Leigh Stephens
  9. Babylon – Dickie Peterson