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In February 1971.

In February 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “Long Player”, the second Faces studio album. It was recorded September 1970 – January 1971, at “Morgan Studios” in London and “The Rolling Stones Mobile Recording Unit”, the live tracks recorded in November 1970 at “Filmore East” in New York City, and was produced by Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane, Ronnie Wood, Ian McLagan and Kenney Jones.

  • Rod Stewart – lead vocals
  • Ronnie Lane – lead vocal, bass, acoustic guitar, percussion, backing vocals, first verse/harmony
  • Ronnie Wood – lead, slide, acoustic and pedal steel guitars, backing and co-lead vocal
  • Ian McLagan – piano, organ, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kenney Jones – drums, percussion
  • Bobby Keys – tenor saxophone
  • Harry Beckett – trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Bad ‘n’ Ruin – Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart
  2. Tell Everyone – Ronnie Lane
  3. Sweet Lady Mary – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  4. Richmond – Ronnie Lane
  5. Maybe I’m Amazed – Paul McCartney
  6. Had Me a Real Good Time – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  7. On the Beach – Ronnie Lane, Ronnie Wood
  8. I Feel So Good – Big Bill Broonzy
  9. Jerusalem – Hubert Parry, William Blake

On August 26, 2008.

On August 26, 2008, “Geffen” label released “One Kind Favor”, the 42nd and the final B.B. King album. It was recorded in 2008, at “The Village Recorder”, and “Electro Magnetic Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by T- Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • B. B. King- vocals, guitar
  • John- piano
  • Neil Larsen – Hammond organ
  • Johnny Lee Schell- guitar
  • Nathan East- bass guitar
  • Mike Elizondo- bass guitar, double bass
  • Jim Keltner- drums, percussion
  • Jay Bellerose- drums, percussion
  • Snooky Young- trumpet
  • Ricky Woodard – tenor sax
  • Ernie Fields Jr.- baritone saxophone
  • Jeffrey Clayton – alto saxophone
  • Darrell Leonard- trumpet, arranger, horn Arrangements
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Charles Owens II – tenor saxophone

Track listing:

  1. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean – Blind Lemon Jefferson
  2. I Get So Weary – T-Bone Walker
  3. Get These Blues Off Me – Lee Vida Walker
  4. How Many More Years – Chester Burnett
  5. Waiting for Your Call – Oscar Lollie
  6. My Love Is Down – Lonnie Johnson
  7. The World Is Gone Wrong – Waletr Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon
  8. Blues Before Sunrise – Leroy Carr
  9. Midnight Blues – John Willie “Shifty” Henry
  10. Backwater Blues – Big Bill Broonzy
  11. Sitting on Top of the World – Vinson Chaatmon
  12. Tomorrow Night – Lonnie Johnson

In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Atlantic” label released “The House of Blue Lights”, the third Don Covay (and the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band) album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Herb Abramson’s A-1 Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Don Covay.

Personnel:

  • Don Covay– vocals, arranger
  • John Hammond, Jr.- guitar, harmonica
  • Jerry Jemmott- bass
  • Daniel Jones- drums
  • Charles “Honeyman” Otis- drums
  • Joe Richardson – vocals, guitar
  • Butch Valentine- bass
  • uncredited – Hammond organ
  • Herb Abramson– engineer
  • David Cheppa– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Key to the Highway – Big Bill Broonzy, Charles Segar
  2. Mad Dog Blues – Don Covay, Joe Richardson
  3. The Blues Don’t Knock – John Denioa, Sidney Wyche
  4. Blues Ain’t Nothin’ but a Good Woman on Your Mind – Don Covay, Joe Richardson
  5. The House of Blue Lights, Pt. 1 – Don Covay
  6. Four Women – Don Covay
  7. Steady Roller – Don Covay, John Hammond Jr.
  8. Homemade Love – Don Covay
  9. But I Forgive You Blues – Hudson Whittaker
  10. Shut Your Mouth – Dave Clowney
  11. The House of Blue Lights, Pt. 2 – Don Covay

 

In January 1965.

In January 1965, “Decca” label released “Folk, Blues and Beyond”, the second Davey Graham studio album. It was recorded in 1964, and was produced by Ray Horricks.

Personnel:

  • Davey Graham – vocals, guitar, classical guitar
  • Gus Dudgeon – engineer
  • Edley Odowd – design
  • Crispian Woodgate – cover photography
  • David Fricke – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Leavin’ Blues – Lead Belly
  2. Cocaine – Reverend Gary Davis
  3. Sally Free and Easy – Cyril Tawney
  4. Black Is the Colour of My True Love’s Hair – traditional
  5. Rock Me Baby – Big Bill Broonzy
  6. Seven Gypsies –traditional
  7. Ballad of the Sad Young Men – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  8. Moanin’ – Bobby Timmons
  9. Skillet (Good’n’greasy) – Davey Graham
  10. Ain’t Nobody’s Business What I Do – Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins
  11. Maajun (A Taste of Tangier) – Davey Graham
  12. I Can’t Keep from Cryin’ Sometimes – Blind Willie Johnson
  13. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right – Bob Dylan
  14. My Babe – Willie Dixon
  15. Goin’ Down Slow – Oden
  16. Better Get Hit in Yo’ Soul – Charles Mingus

On June 13, 2000.

On June 13, 2000, “Duck” label released “Riding with the King”, album by Eric Clapton and B.B. King. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Eric Clapton and Simon Climie. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Greece by “IFPI Greece”, Italy by “FIMI”, Japan by “RIAJ”, New Zealand by “RMNZ” and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • B. King– guitar, co-lead vocals
  • Eric Clapton– guitar, co-lead vocals
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar, background vocals
  • Andy Fairweather Low– guitar
  • Jimmie Vaughan– guitar
  • Joe Sample– piano, Wurlitzer piano
  • Tim Carmon– organ
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Arif Mardin– string arrangements
  • Susannah Melvoin– background vocals
  • Wendy Melvoin– background vocals
  • Paul Waller – programming
  • Alan Douglas – engineer, mixer
  • Tom Sweeney – engineering assistant
  • Mick Guzauski– mixer
  • Robert Sebree – artwork photography
  • Don Paulsen – artwork photography
  • Wherefore Art?– artwork design
  • Stephen Walker – artwork direction

Track listing:

  1. Riding With the King – John Hiatt
  2. Ten Long Years – Jules Taub,B. King
  3. Key to the Highway – Big Bill Broonzy,Charlie Segar
  4. Marry You – Doyle Bramhall II,Susannah Melvoin, Craig Ross
  5. Three O’Clock Blues – Lowell Fulson
  6. Help the Poor – Charles Singleton
  7. I Wanna Be – Doyle Bramhall II,Charlie Sexton
  8. Worried Life Blues – Sam Hopkins,Big Maceo Merriweather
  9. Days of Old – Jules Taub, B.B. King
  10. When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer – B. King, Jules Taub
  11. Hold On, I’m Comin – Isaac Hayes,David Porter
  12. Come Rain or Come Shine – Harold Arlen,Johnny Mercer

 

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Capitol” label released “Children of the Future” the debut Steve Miller Band album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Steve Miller– guitar, lead and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Boz Scaggs– guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Lonnie Turner – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Peterman – Hammond organ, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Tim Davis– drums, lead and backing vocals
  • Glyn Johns–  engineer
  • Ben Sidran– harpsichord

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Miller, except where noted.

  1. Children of the Future
  2. Pushed Me to It
  3. You’ve Got the Power
  4. In My First Mind – Steve Miller, Jim Peterman
  5. The Beauty of Time Is That It’s Snowing (Psychedelic B.B.)
  6. Baby’s Callin’ Me Home – Boz Scaggs
  7. Steppin’ Stone – Boz Scaggs
  8. Roll with It
  9. Junior Saw It Happen – Jim Pulte
  10. Fanny Mae – Buster Brown
  11. Key to the Highway – Big Bill Broonzy, Charlie Segar

In March 1973.

In March 1973, “Columbia” label released “Still Alive and Well” the fifth Johnny Winter album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Rick Derringer.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Winter– guitar, slide guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Randy Jo Hobbs– bass
  • Richard Hughes – drums
  • Rick Derringer– slide guitar on “Silver Train”, pedal steel guitar, click and electric guitar
  • Jeremy Steig– flute
  • Todd Rundgren– Mellotron
  • Mark Klingman– piano
  • Cover Design: John Berg, Ed Lee

Track listing:

  1. Rock Me Baby – Big Bill Broonzy, Arthur Crudup
  2. Can’t You Feel It – Dan Hartman
  3. Cheap Tequila – Rick Derringer
  4. All Tore Down – Joe Crane
  5. Rock & Roll – Johnny Winter
  6. Silver Train – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. Ain’t Nothing to Me – Eric Dunbar
  8. Still Alive & Well – Rick Derringer
  9. Too Much Seconal – Johnny Winter
  10. Let It Bleed – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

 

In February 1971.

long_player

In February 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “Long Player”, the second Faces album. It was recorded September 1970 – January 1971, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and live at “Fillmore East“ in New York City with the Rolling Stones Mobile Recording Unit”, and was produced by The Faces.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart- lead vocals
  • Ronnie Lane- bass, acoustic guitar, percussion, backing vocals, lead vocal, first verse/harmony
  • Ronnie Wood- lead, slide, acoustic and pedal steel guitars, backing vocals, co-lead vocal
  • Ian McLagan- piano, organ and keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kenney Jones- drums and percussion
  • Bobby Keys- tenor saxophone
  • Harry Beckett- trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Bad ‘n’ Ruin – Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart
  2. Tell Everyone – Ronnie Lane
  3. Sweet Lady Mary – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  4. Richmond – Ronnie Lane
  5. Maybe I’m Amazed – Paul McCartney
  6. Had Me a Real Good Time – Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  7. On the Beach – Ronnie Lane, Ronnie Wood
  8. I Feel So Good – Big Bill Broonzy
  9. Jerusalem – Hubert Parry, William Blake- arr. Ronnie Wood

On June 14, 1968.

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On June 14, 1968, “Atlantic” label released “Aretha Now”, the fifteenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded December 1967 – April 1968 at “Atlantic Studios” in New York, and was produced by Jerry Wexler. The album was certified Gold in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin: lead vocals, piano
  • Spooner Oldham: organ, electric piano, piano
  • Tommy Cogbill: guitar, bass
  • Jimmy Johnson: guitar
  • Bobby Womack: guitar
  • Jerry Jemmott: bass
  • Roger Hawkins: drums
  • The Sweet Inspirations: background vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin: background vocals Horns:
  • Wayne Jackson: trumpet
  • Charlie Chalmers: tenor saxophone
  • Andrew Love: tenor saxophone
  • Floyd Newman: baritone saxophone
  • Willie Bridges: baritone saxophone
  • Bernie Glow: trumpet
  • Melvin Lastie: trumpet
  • Joe Newman: trumpet
  • Tony Studd: bass trombone
  • King Curtis: tenor saxophone
  • Seldon Powell: tenor saxophone
  • Frank Wess: tenor saxophone, flute
  • Haywood Henry: baritone saxophone
  • All arrangements by Tom Dowdand Arif Mardin
  • Robert Honablue: engineering

Track listing:

  1. Think – Aretha Franklin, Teddy White
  2. I Say a Little Prayer – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. See Saw – Steve Cropper, Don Covay
  4. Night Time Is the Right Time – Big Bill Broonzy
  5. You Send Me – Sam Cooke
  6. You’re a Sweet Sweet Man – Ronnie Shannon
  7. I Take What I Want – Isaac Hayes, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges, David Porter
  8. Hello Sunshine – Jimmy Cliff, King Curtis, Ronald Dean Miller
  9. A Change – Dorian Burton, Clyde Otis
  10. I Can’t See Myself Leaving You – Ronnie Shannon

On February 18, 1973.

Rory_Gallagher_-_Blueprint

On February 18, 1973, “Polydor” label released “Blueprint”, the third Rory Gallagher album. It was recorded in December 1972 “Marquee Studios” and  “Polydor Studios”, and was produced by Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher–guitars, harmonica, mandolin, saxophones, vocals
  • Gerry McAvoy– bass guitar
  • Lou Martin– keyboards, some guitar
  • Rod de’Ath– drums, percussion
  • Mark Jessett – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher except where noted.

  1. Walk on Hot Coals
  2. Daughter of the Everglades
  3. Banker’s Blues – Big Bill Broonzy
  4. Hands Off
  5. Race the Breeze
  6. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
  7. Unmilitary Two-Step
  8. If I Had a Reason