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In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Epic” label released “Freedom Flight”, the second Shuggie Otis album.  It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Johnny Otis.

Personnel:

  • Shuggie Otis – lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, organ, piano, drums, bells, bottleneck guitar, tack piano
  • Johnny Otis- percussion, backing vocals
  • Wilton Felder- bass
  • George Duke- organ, electric piano, celesta
  • Aynsley Dunbar- drums
  • Mike Kowalski- drums
  • Richard Aplanalp – tenor saxophone, oboe, flute
  • James ‘Supe’ Bradshaw – harmonica, backing vocals
  • Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Shuggie Otis except where noted.

  1. Ice Cold Daydream
  2. Strawberry Letter 23
  3. Sweet Thang – Johnny Otis, Shuggie Otis
  4. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  5. Someone’s Always Singing – Kenny Kahn, Shuggie Otis
  6. Purple
  7. Freedom Flight
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In July 1973.

In July 1973, “RCA” label released “Berlin” the third Lou Reed solo album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Morgan Studios” in London, “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Ezrin. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Berlin” at number 344 on its list the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Bob Ezrin– piano, mellotron, arrangement
  • Steve Hunter– electric guitar
  • Dick Wagner– electric guitar, background vocals
  • Jack Bruce– bass
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Steve Winwood– organ, harmonium
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • J. Wilson– drums
  • Allan Macmillan – piano
  • Gene Martynec– acoustic guitar, synthesizer, vocal arrangement, bass
  • Jon Pierson – bass trombone
  • Blue Weaver– piano
  • Steve Hyden, Elizabeth March, Lou Reed, Dick Wagner – choir
  • Jim Reeves – engineer
  • Allan Macmillan – arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed.

  1. Berlin
  2. Lady Day
  3. Men of Good Fortune
  4. Caroline Says I
  5. How Do You Think It Feels
  6. Oh, Jim
  7. Caroline Says II
  8. The Kids
  9. The Bed
  10. Sad Song

In May 1976.

In May 1976, “Capitol” label released “Nine on a Ten Scale”, the first Sammy Hagar solo album. It was recorded in 1976, at “The Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by John Carter.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Scott Quick – guitars
  • John Blakely – guitars
  • Alan Fitzgerald– keyboards
  • Joe Crane – keyboards
  • Stan – keyboards
  • Wizard – keyboards
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Jim Hodder– drums
  • Jerry Shirley– drums
  • Dallas Taylor– drums
  • Venetta Fields– backing vocals
  • MaxaynLewis – backing vocals
  • Sherlie Matthews– backing vocals
  • Bob Welch– backing vocals
  • Greg Adams– horns
  • Emilio Castillo– horns
  • Mic Gillette– horns
  • Steve Kupka– horns
  • Lenny Pickett– horns
  • Rich E.– engineer
  • Tom Flye– engineer
  • John Henning – engineer
  • Gary Kellgren– engineer
  • Cris Morris– engineer
  • Deke Richards– engineer
  • Jimmy Robinson– engineer
  • John Stronack– engineer
  • Roy Kohara– original art direction
  • David Alexander – photography

Track listing:

  1. Keep On Rockin – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  2. Urban Guerilla – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  3. Flamingos Fly – Van Morrison
  4. China – Bob Welch
  5. Silver Lights – Sammy Hagar
  6. All American – Sammy Hagar
  7. Confession (Please Come Back) – Ronald Nagle
  8. Young Girl Blues – Donovan
  9. Rock ‘N’ Roll Romeo – John Carter, Sammy Hagar

In February 1977.

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In February 1977, “Columbia” label released “Next”, the third Journey studio album. It was recorded May – October 1976, at “His Master’s Wheels” in San Francisco, and was produced by Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Ross Valory and Aynsley Dunbar.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Rolie– lead vocals, keyboards
  • Neal Schon– electric and acoustic guitars, lead vocals
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar, backing vocals, piano
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums, percussion,
  • Smiggy –engineer, mixing
  • Bruce Botnick– mastering
  • Herbie Herbert –director
  • Bruce Steinberg –art direction, design, photography, cover design
  • Ellie Oberzil – design
  • Mansfield –sleeve art

Track listing:

  1. Spaceman – Aynsley Dunbar, Gregg Rolie
  2. People – Aynsley Dunbar, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon
  3. I Would Find You – Tena Austin, Neal Schon
  4. Here We Are – Gregg Rolie
  5. Hustler – Aynsley Dunbar, Gregg Rolie
  6. Next – Heidi Cogdell, Aynsley Dunbar, Gregg Rolie
  7. Nickel and Dime – Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, George Tickner, Ross Valory
  8. Karma – Aynsley Dunbar, Neal Schon

In February 1974.

slaughter

In February 1974, “RCA” label released “Slaughter on 10th Avenue”, the debut Mick Ronson album. It was recorded in July 1973, at “Château d’Hérouville” in Hérouville, France, and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Mick Ronson.

Personnel:

  • Mick Ronson– guitar, piano, vocals, arrangement, conductor
  • Trevor Bolder– bass, trumpet, trombone
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums, percussion
  • Mike Garson– piano, electric piano, organ
  • David Hentschel– ARP
  • Margaret Ronson – backing vocals
  • Dennis MacKay – engineer, backing vocals
  • Sidney Sax – strings
  • Leee Black Childers – cover

Track listing:

  1. Love Me Tender – George R. Poulton,Ken Darby
  2. Growing Up and I’m Fine – David Bowie
  3. Only After Dark – Mick Ronson, Scott Richardson
  4. Music Is Lethal – Lucio Battisti, English lyrics by Bowie
  5. I’m the One – Annette Peacock
  6. Pleasure Man / Hey Ma Get Papa – Mick Ronson, Scott Richardson, David Bowie
  7. Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – Richard Rodgers

 

On October 1, 2004.

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On October 1, 2004, “Vaulternative” label released “Joe’s Domage”, album featuring music by Frank Zappa, posthumously released.  It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Joe Travers. This is official release number 73.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa – guitar, vocals
  • Tony Duran– guitar, vocals
  • Ian Underwood– organ
  • Sal Marquez – trumpet
  • Malcolm McNab– trumpet
  • Ken Shroyer – trombone
  • Tony Ortega – baritone saxophone
  • Alex Dmochowski (aka Erroneous) – bass guitar, vocals
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa.

  1. When It’s Perfect..
  2. The New Brown Clouds
  3. Frog Song
  4. It Just Might Be a One Shot Deal
  5. The Ending Line..
  6. Blessed Relief/The New Brown Clouds
  7. It Ain’t Real So What’s the Deal
  8. Think It Over (some)/Think It Over (some more)
  9. Another Whole Melodic Section
  10. When It Feels Natural…

 

On August 11, 1969.

Donovan-Barabajagal

On August 11, 1969, “Epic” label released “Barabajagal”, the seventh Donovan studio album and his eighth album overall. It was recorded November 1968 – May 1969, at “American Recording Company” in Los Angeles; “Olympic Studios” in  London, and was produced by Mickie Most.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan- guitar
  • John Paul Jones- bass
  • Madeline Bell– backing vocals
  • Tony Carr– percussion, drums
  • Lesley Duncan- backing vocals
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Alan Hawkshaw– piano
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards
  • Harold McNair– flute
  • Rod Stewart– backing vocals
  • Danny Thompson– bass
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar
  • James Kehn – percussion, drums
  • Gabriel Meckler – keyboards
  • Richie Podolor– producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Barabajagal (Love Is Hot)
  2. Superlungs (My Supergirl)
  3. Where Is She?
  4. Happiness Runs
  5. I Love My Shirt
  6. The Love Song
  7. To Susan on the West Coast Waiting
  8. Atlantis
  9. Trudi
  10. Pamela Jo