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On February 16, 1972.

On February 16, 1972, “Bearsville” label released “Something/Anything?” the third Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded in 1971 at “I.D. Sound Studios” and “Runt Recorders” in Los Angeles, “The Record Plant” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Rick Valente – lead vocals
  • Mark Klingman – piano, organ
  • Charlie Schoning – piano
  • Mark Klingman – organ
  • Rick Derringer – guitar
  • Ralph Walsh – guitar
  • Robbie Kogale – guitar
  • Amos Garrett – guitar
  • Ben Keith – pedal steel
  • Randy Read – rhythm guitar
  • Tony Sales – bass
  • Stu Woods – bass
  • Bugsy Maugh – bass
  • Collie Read – bass
  • Jim Colgrove – bass
  • Stockman – drums
  • Billy Mundi – drums
  • Hunt Sales – drums
  • John Siomos – drums
  • Hope Ruff, Richard Corey, Brook Baxes, Anthony Carrubba, Henry Fanton, Edward Olmos, Vicki Robinson, Dennis Cooley, Cecilia Norfleet  – backing vocals
  • Serge Katzen – conga
  • Gene Dinwiddie – tenor sax
  • Jim Horn – tenor sax
  • John Kelson – tenor sax
  • Mike Brecker – tenor sax
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Barry Rogers – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren except where noted.

Side One: A Bouquet of Ear-catching Melodies

  1. I Saw the Light
  2. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference
  3. Wolfman Jack
  4. Cold Morning Light
  5. It Takes Two for Tango (This Is fort the Girls)
  6. Sweeter Memories

Side Two: The Cerebral Side

  1. Intro
  2. Breathless
  3. The Night the Carousel Burnt Down
  4. Saving Grace
  5. Marlene
  6. Song of the Viking
  7. I Went to the Mirror

Side Three: The Kid Gets Heavy

  1. Black Maria
  2. One More Day (No Word)
  3. Couldn’t I Just Tell You
  4. Torch Song
  5. Little Red Lights

Side Four: Baby Needs a New Pair of Snakeskin Boots (A Pop Operetta)

  1. Overture–My Roots
  2. Money (That’s What I Want) – Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy, Jr.
  3. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  4. Dust in the Wind – Mark Klingman
  5. Piss Aaron
  6. Hello It’s Me
  7. Some Folks Is Even Whiter Than Me
  8. You Left Me Sore
  9. Slut

On January 30, 1967.

On January 30, 1967, “Capitol” label released the self-titled, debut Stone Poneys album. It was recorded October – November 1966, and was produced by Nik Venet.

Personnel:

  • Linda Ronstadt – vocals, finger cymbals
  • Bobby Kimmel – vocals, guitar
  • Kenny Edwards – vocals, guitar
  • Jimmy Bond – bass, guitar
  • Pete Childs – guitar
  • Cyrus Faryar – bouzouki, guitar
  • John T. Forsha – guitar
  • Billy Mundi – drums
  • Tom Wood – vocals, rhythm guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Bobby Kimmel and Ken Edwards, except where noted.

  1. Sweet Summer Blue and Gold
  2. If I Were You
  3. Just a Little Bit of Rain – Fred Neil
  4. Bicycle Song
  5. Orion – Tom Campbell
  6. Wild About My Lovin’ – traditional, arranged by Bobby Kimmel, Linda Ronstadt, Ken Edwards
  7. Back Home – Ken Edwards
  8. Meredith (On My Mind)
  9. Train and the River
  10. All the Beautiful Things
  11. 2:10 Train – Tom Campbell, Linda Albertano

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Reprise” label released “… Beautiful Lies You Could Live In”, the sixth Pearls Before Swine album. It was recorded in 1971, at “A&R Studios” and “Aura Sound” in New York, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock and was produced by Peter H. Edmiston.

Personnel:

  • Tom Rapp – vocals, guitar
  • Morrie E. Brown – bass
  • Steve Alan Grable – piano, organ
  • Jon Tooker – guitar
  • Elisabeth Rapp – vocals
  • Gordon Hayes, Gerry Jermott – bass
  • Michael Krawitz – piano
  • Billy Mundi, Grady Tate, Herb Lovell – drums
  • Bob Dorough – piano
  • Stu Scharf, Amos Garrett – electric guitar
  • Charles R. Rothschild – executive producer
  • Mark Harman – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Rapp, except where noted.

  1. Snow Queen
  2. A Life
  3. Butterflies
  4. Simple Things
  5. Everybody’s Got Pain
  6. Bird On A Wire
  7. Island Lady
  8. Come To Me
  9. Freedom
  10. She’s Gone
  11. Epitaph – Housman, Elisabeth Rapp

 

In November 1971.

In November 1871, “Reprise” label released”.. Beautiful Lies You Could Live In” the sixth Pearls Before Swine album. It was recorded in 1971, at “A&R Studios” and “Aura Sound” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock and was produced by Peter H. Edmiston.

  • Tom Rapp – vocals, guitar
  • Morrie E. Brown, Gerry Jermott, Gordon Hayes: bass
  • Steve Alan Grable – piano, organ
  • Jon Tooker – guitar
  • Elisabeth Rapp – vocals
  • Michael Krawitz – piano
  • Billy Mundi, Herb Lovell, Grady Tate – drums
  • Bob Dorough – piano
  • Stu Scharf, Amos Garrett – electric guitar
  • Executive producer – Charles R. Rothschild
  • Engineered by Mark Harman

Track listing:

Personnel:

  1. Snow Queen – Tom Rapp
  2. A Life – Tom Rapp
  3. Butterflies – Tom Rapp
  4. Simple Things – Tom Rapp
  5. Everybody’s Got Pain – Tom Rapp
  6. Bird On A Wire – Leonard Cohen
  7. Island Lady – Tom Rapp
  8. Come To Me – Tom Rapp
  9. Freedom – Tom Rapp
  10. She’s Gone – Tom Rapp
  11. Epitaph – Housman, Elisabeth Rapp

 

In October 1966.

In October 1966, “Elektra” label released the debut, self-titled Tim Buckley album. It was recorded in August 1966, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jac Holzman and Paul A. Rothchild.

Personnel:

  • Tim Buckley– guitar, vocals
  • Lee Underwood– guitar
  • Jim Fielder– bass guitar
  • Van Dyke Parks– piano, celesta, harpsichord
  • Billy Mundi– drums, percussion
  • Jack Nitzsche– string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t See You – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  2. Wings
  3. Song of the Magician – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  4. Strange Street Affair Under Blue – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  5. Valentine Melody – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  6. Aren’t You the Girl?
  7. Song Slowly Song – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  8. It Happens Every Time
  9. Song for Jainie
  10. Grief in My Soul – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  11. She Is –Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  12. Understand Your Man

 

In February 1970.

stormbringer

In February 1970,“Island” label released “Stormbringer!”, the first John and Beverly Martyn album, and the third overall John Martyn album. It was recorded in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • John Martyn – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Beverley Martyn – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Harvey Brooks- bass
  • Paul Harris- piano, organ, musical direction, arrangements
  • John Simon- harpsichord
  • Levon Helm- drums
  • Herbie Lovell- drums
  • Billy Mundi- drums
  • John Wood- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by John Martyn except where noted.

  1. Go Out And Get It
  2. Can’t Get The One I Want – Beverley Martyn
  3. Stormbringer
  4. Sweet Honesty – Beverley Martyn
  5. Woodstock
  6. John The Baptist
  7. The Ocean – Beverley Martyn
  8. Traffic-Light Lady
  9. Tomorrow Time – Beverley Martyn
  10. Would You Believe Me?

In December 1966.

fred_neil

In December 1966, “Capitol” label released the self-titled, second Fred Neil album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Nick Venet.

Personnel:

  • Fred Neil– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, finger snapping, linear notes
  • Pete Childs – acoustic and electric guitar
  • John T. Forsha – acoustic and 12-string guitar
  • Cyrus Faryar– acoustic guitar, bouzouki
  • Rusty Faryar – finger cymbals
  • Jimmy Bond – bass
  • Billy Mundi– drums, cymbals, tambourine
  • Alan Wilson– harmonica
  • Nick Venet– sound effects
  • Norma Sharp – production coordinator
  • Peter Abbott, John Kraus – engineer
  • Nick Venet – art direction
  • Jim Marshall, Edward Simpson – photography
  • Jerry Hopkins, Bob Mehr – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Fred Neil, except where noted

  1. The Dolphins
  2. I’ve Got a Secret (Didn’t We Shake Sugaree) – Elizabeth Cotten
  3. That’s the Bag I’m In
  4. Badi-Da
  5. Faretheewell (Fred’s Tune)
  6. Everybody’s Talkin’
  7. Everything Happens
  8. Sweet Cocaine
  9. Green Rocky Road
  10. Cynicrustpetefredjohn Raga

 

On October 15, 1973.

moondog_matinee

On October 15, 1973, “Capitol” label released “Moondog Matinee” the fifth The Band studio album. It was recorded March–June 1973, at “Bearsville Sound Studios” in Bearsville, New York; “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by The Band. The album consists entirely of cover songs.

Personnel:

  • Rick Danko- bass guitar, rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Levon Helm- drums, bass guitar, rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Garth Hudson- organ, piano, accordion, synthesizer, clavinet,  tenor saxophone
  • Richard Manuel- acoustic and electric piano, drums, vocals
  • Robbie Robertson– guitars
  • Billy Mundi- drums
  • Ben Keith- pedal steel guitar
  • Mark Harman – engineer
  • Jay Ranellucci – engineer
  • John Wilson – engineer
  • Edward Kasper – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t Got No Home – Clarence “Frogman” Henry
  2. Holy Cow – Allen Toussaint
  3. Share Your Love (With Me) – Deadric Malone, Alfred Braggs
  4. Mystery Train – Junior Parker, Sam Phillips
  5. Third Man Theme – Anton Karas
  6. Promised Land – Chuck Berry
  7. The Great Pretender – Buck Ram
  8. I’m Ready – Fats Domino, Al Lewis, Sylvester Bradford
  9. Saved – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  10. A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke

On May 26, 1967.

Frank Zappa-Absolutely Free

On May 26, 1967, “Verve” label released “Absolutely Free”, the second Mothers of Invention album. It was recorded November 15–18, 1966, at “Sunset-Highland Studios of TTG”, and was produced by Tom Wilson and Frank Zappa.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa– vocals, guitar, conductor
  • Jimmy Carl Black– drums, vocals
  • Ray Collins– vocals, tambourine
  • Roy Estrada– bass, vocals
  • Billy Mundi– drums, percussion
  • Don Preston– keyboards
  • Jim Fielder– guitar, piano
  • Bunk Gardner– woodwinds
  • Suzy Creamcheese (Lisa Cohen) – vocals
  • John Balkin – bass
  • Jim Getzoff – violin
  • Marshall Sosson – violin
  • Alvin Dinkin – viola
  • Armand Kaproff – cello
  • Don Ellis– trumpet
  • John Rotella– contrabass clarinet
  • Herb Cohen– cash register machine sounds
  • Terry Gilliam, girlfriend and others – voices

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa.

  1. Plastic People
  2. The Duke of Prunes
  3. Amnesia Vivace
  4. The Duke Regains His Chops
  5. Call Any Vegetable
  6. Invocation & Ritual Dance of the Young Pumpkin
  7. Soft-Sell Conclusion
  8. America Drinks
  9. Status Back Baby
  10. Uncle Bernie’s Farm
  11. Son of Suzy Creamcheese
  12. Brown Shoes Don’t Make It
  13. America Drinks & Goes Home

On March 4, 1968.

We're in it

On March 4, 1968, “Verve” label released “We’re Only in It for the Money”, the third Mothers of Invention studio album. It was recorded from March to October 1967, at “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles; “Mayfair and Apostolic Studios” in New York, and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa– guitar, piano, lead vocals, weirdness & editing
  • Jimmy Carl Black–vocals, Indian of the group, drums, trumpet
  • Roy Estrada– electric bass, vocals, asthma
  • Billy Mundi– drums, vocals, yak & black lace underwear
  • Don Preston– retired
  • Bunk Gardner– all woodwinds, mumbled weirdness
  • Ian Underwood– piano, woodwinds, wholesome
  • Euclid James “Motorhead” Sherwood– baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, all purpose weirdness & teen appeal
  • Suzy Creamcheese(Pamela Zarubica) – telephone voice
  • Pamela Zarubica – vocals
  • Dick Barber – snorks
  • Eric Clapton– male speaking part
  • Gary Kellgren– “the one doing all the creepy whispering”
  • Spider Barbour – vocals
  • Dick Kunc – “cheerful interruptions” vocal
  • Vicki Kellgren – additional telephone vocals
  • Ronnie Williams – backwards voice
  • Sid Sharp – conductor of the “Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra Chorus”

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa

  1. Are You Hung Up
  2. Who Needs the Peace Corps
  3. Concentration Moon
  4. Mom & Dad
  5. Bow tie Daddy
  6. Harry, You’re a Beast
  7. What’s the Ugliest Part of Your Body?
  8. Absolutely Free
  9. Flower Punk
  10. Hot Poop
  11. Nasal Retentive Calliope Music
  12. Let’s Make the Water Turn Black
  13. The Idiot Bastard Son
  14. It’s His Voice on the Radio
  15. Take Your Clothes off When You Dance
  16. What’s the Ugliest Part of Your Body (reprise)
  17. Mother People
  18. The Chrome Plated Megaphone of Destiny