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On March 19, 1971.

On March 19, 1971, “Decca” label released “Green Bullfrog”, album by an ad-hoc band of musicians lead by Derek Lawrence. It was recorded in 1970, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Earl Jordan – vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Albert Lee – guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan – guitar
  • Rod Alexander – guitar
  • Tony Ashton – piano, organ
  • Matthew Fisher – piano
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Chas Hodges – bass
  • Martin Birch– engineer

Track listing:

  1. My Baby Left Me – Arthur Crudup
  2. Makin’ Time – Eddie Phillips, Kenny Pickett
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. Bullfrog – Derek Lawrence, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice
  5. I Want You – Tony Joe White
  6. I’m a Free Man – Mark “Moogy” Klingman
  7. Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Joe South
  8. Lovin’ You is Good for Me Baby – Derek Lawrence, Corlett, Hutton

In November 1962.

In November 1962, “Decca” label released “R&B from the Marquee”, the debut Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated album. It was recorded on June 8, 1962, at “West Hampstead Studios” in London, and was produced by Jack Good.

Personnel:

  • Alexis Korner – acoustic guitar
  • Cyril Davies – vocal, harmonica
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith – tenor saxophone, vocal chorus
  • Keith Scott – piano
  • Spike Heatley – string bass
  • Graham Burbidge – drums
  • Long John Baldry – vocal, vocal chorus
  • Teddy Wadmore – bass guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan – vocal chorus
  • Jack Clegg – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Gotta Move – Alexis Korner
  2. Rain is Such a Lonesome Sound – Jimmy Witherspoon, Rachel Witherspoon
  3. I Got My Brand On You – Willie Dixon
  4. Spooky But Nice – Cyril Davies
  5. Keep Your Hands Off – Cyril Davies
  6. I Wanna Put a Tiger in Your Tank – Willie Dixon
  7. I Got My Mojo Working – Preston Foster
  8. Finkle’s Café – Alexis Korner
  9. Hoochie Coochie – Willie Dixon
  10. Down Town – Alexis Korner
  11. How Long, How Long Blues – Leroy Carr
  12. I Thought I Heard That Train Whistle Blow – Long John Baldry

 

In March 1967.

In March 1967, “Epic” label released “Mellow Yellow”, the fourth Donovan album.  It was recorded September – October 1966, at “Abbey Road Studio” and “Landsowne Studios” in London, and was produced by Mickie Most.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • John Cameron – piano, harpsichord, organ, celesta, arrangements
  • John Paul Jones– bass, arrangement
  • Danny Thompson– bass
  • Spike Heatley– bass
  • Phil Seamon, Bobby Orr– drums
  • John McLaughlin, Joe Moretti – rhythm guitar
  • Danny Moss, Ronnie Ross– saxophone
  • Big Jim Sullivan, Eric Ford – electric guitar
  • Shawn Phillips– sitar
  • Pat Halling – violin
  • Harold McNair – flute

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch. .

  1. Mellow Yellow
  2. Writer in the Sun
  3. Sand and Foam
  4. The Observation
  5. Bleak City Woman
  6. House of Jansch
  7. Young Girl Blues
  8. Museum
  9. Hampstead Incident
  10. Sunny South Kensington

In March 1971.

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In March 1971, “Philips” label released “Histoire de Melody Nelson”, the tenth Serge Gainsbourg album. It was recorded April 1970 – February 1971, at “Studio Marble Arch” in London, and “Studio des Dames” in Paris, and was produced by Jean-Claude Desmarty. “Histoire de Melody Nelson” is regarded to be the best and most influential Gainsbourg album.

Personnel:

  • Serge Gainsbourg- vocals, piano, guitar
  • Alan Parker– guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan- rhythm guitar
  • Dave Richmond– bass
  • Roger Coulam– keyboards
  • Jean-Claude Vannier- arrangements, orchestra direction
  • Jane Birkin- vocal parts
  • Dougie Wright – drums
  • Jean-Luc Ponty- electric violin
  • Jean-Claude Charvier – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Serge Gainsbourg except where noted.

  1. Melody
  2. Ballade de Melody Nelson – music by Serge Gainsbourg, Jean-Claude Vannier
  3. Valse de Melody
  4. Ah! Melody – music by Serge Gainsbourg, Jean-Claude Vannier
  5. L’hôtel particulier
  6. En Melody – music by Serge Gainsbourg, Jean-Claude Vannier
  7. Cargo culte

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