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Johnny Cash: Hello, I’m Johnny Cash

On January 26, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”, the 33rd Johnny Cash album. It was recorded February – September 1969, and was produced by Bob Johnston. In 1971, album track “If I Were a Carpenter”, duet with his wife, June Carter Cash, won a “Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal”.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • June Carter Cash – vocal
  • Carl Perkins, Bob Wootton, Jerry Shook, Fred Carter, Jr. – guitar
  • Norman Blake – dobro, guitar
  • Bill Pursell – piano
  • Marshall Grant – bass guitar
  • W.S. Holland – drums
  • George Tidwell, Bob Phillips, William Pippin – trumpet
  • The Carter Family – backing vocals
  • Charlie Bragg – engineer
  • Joel Baldwin – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Southwind – Johnny Cash
  2. Devil to Pay – Merle Travis, Leon Rusk
  3. Cause I Love You – Johnny Cash
  4. See Ruby Fall – Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison
  5. Route No. 1, Box 144 – Johnny Cash
  6. Sing a Travelling Song – Ken Jones
  7. If I Were a Carpenter – Tim Hardin
  8. To Beat the Devil – Kris Kristofferson
  9. Blistered – Billy Ed Wheeler
  10. Wrinkled Crinkled Wadded Dollar Bill – Vincent Matthews
  11. I’ve Got a Thing About Trains – Jack Clement
  12. Jesus Was a Carpenter – Chris Wren

On january 6, 1969.

On January 6, 1969, “Columbia” label released “The Holy Land” the 20th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Carl Perkins, Luther Perkins – electric guitar
  • The Carter Family, Jan Howard, The Statler Brothers – backing vocals
  • Marshall Grant – bass guitar
  • W.S. Holland – drums
  • Charlie Bragg – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. Prologue (narrative)
  2. Land of Israel
  3. Mother’s Love (narrative)
  4. This is Nazareth (narrative)
  5. Nazarene
  6. Town of Cana (narrative)
  7. He Turned Water into Wine
  8. My Wife June at the Sea of Galilee (narrative by June Carter Cash)
  9. Beautiful Words (narrative with sung interjection by Johnny Cash)
  10. Our Guide to Jacob at Mount Tabor (narrative interview)
  11. The Ten Commandments – Lew DeWitt
  12. Daddy Sang Bass – Carl Perkins
  13. At the Wailing Wall (narrative)
  14. Come to the Wailing Wall
  15. In Bethlehem (narrative)
  16. In Garden of Gethsemane (narrative)
  17. The Fourth Man – Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith
  18. On the Via Delorosa (narrative)
  19. Church of the Holy Sepulchre (narrative)
  20. At Calvary (narrative)
  21. God is Not Dead

On June 13, 1966.

On June 13, 1966, “Columbia” label released “Soul Sister”, the eighth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Bob Johnston and Clyde Otis.

Track listing:

  1. Until You Were Gone – Joy Byers
  2. You Made Me Love You – James V. Monaco, Joseph McCarthy
  3. Follow Your Heart – Van McCoy, Belford Hendricks
  4. Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  5. Sweet Bitter Love – Van McCoy
  6. A Mother’s Love – Cliff Owens
  7. Swanee – Irving Caesar, George Gershwin
  8. (No, No) I’m Losing You – Joy Byers
  9. Take a Look – Clyde Otis
  10. Can’t You Just See Me – Belford Hendricks
  11. Cry Like a Baby – Jo Armstead, Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Charisma” label released “Fog on the Tyne”, the second Lindisfarne studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Trident Studios” and was produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Alan Hull- vocals, acoustic, electric and 12-string guitars, keyboards
  • Ray Jackson- vocals, mandolin, harmonica
  • Rod Clements- electric bass, acoustic, electric and 12-string guitars, violin
  • Simon Cowe – lead, acoustic and 12-string guitars, mandolin, vocals
  • Ray Laidlaw – drums
  • Ken Scott- engineer
  • Trevor and Franco – sleeve

Track listing:

  1. Meet Me on the Corner – Rod Clements
  2. Alright on the Night – Alan Hull
  3. Uncle Sam – Simon Cowe
  4. Together Forever – Rab Noakes
  5. January Song – Adam Hull
  6. Peter Brophy Don’t Care – Adam Hull, Terry Morgan
  7. City Song – Adam Hull
  8. Passing Ghosts – Adam Hull
  9. Train in G Major – Rod Clements
  10. Fog on the Tyne – Adam Hull

 

On July 30, 1969.

Truly Fine Citizen

On July 30, 1969, “Columbia” label released “Truly Fine Citizen”, the fourth Moby Grape studio album. It was recorded in May 1969, and was  produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Peter Lewis- vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Miller- vocals, lead guitar
  • Bob Moore- bass
  • Don Stevenson- vocals, drums

Track listing:

  1. Changes, Circles Spinning – Peter Lewis
  2. Looper – Peter Lewis
  3. Truly Fine Citizen – Tim Dell’Ara
  4. Beautiful Is Beautiful – Tim Dell’Ara
  5. Love Song – Tim Dell’Ara
  6. Right Before My Eyes – Peter Lewis
  7. Open Up Your Heart – Tim Dell’Ara
  8. Now I Know High – Peter Lewis
  9. Treat Me Bad – Tim Dell’Ara
  10. Tongue-Tied – Jerry Miller, Skip Spence
  11. Love Song, Part Two – Tim Dell’Ara

On June 8, 1970.

Bob_Dylan_-_Self_Portrait

On June 8, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Self Portrait”, the tenth Bob Dylan studio album.  It was recorded April 1969 – March 1970, and was produced by Bob Johnston. “Self Portrait” features both cover versions of pop and folk songs and original compositions.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Charlie McCoy – guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, vibes
  • Norman Blake– guitar
  • Fred Carter, Jr. – guitar
  • Fred Foster– guitar
  • Bubba Fowler– guitar
  • Robbie Robertson – vocals, guitar
  • Joe Osborn – guitar, bass guitar
  • Al Kooper – guitar, horn, keyboards
  • David Bromberg– guitar, dobro, bass guitar
  • Ron Cornelius– guitar
  • Pete Drake– steel guitar
  • Bob Wilson – organ, piano
  • Bill Pursell – piano
  • Richard Manuel – vocals, piano
  • Garth Hudson– keyboards
  • Charlie Daniels– bass guitar, guitar
  • Rick Danko– bass guitar, vocals
  • Bob Moore – bass guitar
  • Stu Woods – bass guitar
  • Levon Helm– vocals, mandolin, drums
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey– drums, percussion
  • Al Rogers – drums
  • Albert Wynn Butler – clarinet, saxophone
  • Freddie Hill – trumpet
  • Ollie Mitchell – trumpet
  • Karl Himmel – clarinet, saxophone, trombone
  • Dennis Good – trombone
  • Rex Peer – trombone
  • Frank Smith – trombone
  • Gene A. Mullins – baritone horn
  • Emanuel Green – violin
  • Lilian Hunt – violin
  • Martin Katahn – violin
  • Doug Kershaw – violin
  • Sheldon Kurland – violin
  • Barry McDonald – violin
  • Brenton Banks – violin
  • George Binkley III – violin
  • Solie Fott – violin, viola
  • Marvin Chantry – viola
  • Gary Van Osdale – viola
  • Byron Bach – cello
  • Martha McCrory – cello
  • Delores Edgin – vocals
  • Hilda Harris – vocals
  • Carol Montgomery – vocals
  • June Page – vocals
  • Albertine Robinson – vocals
  • Maretha Stewart – vocals
  • Bill Walker – arrangements

Track listing:

  1. All the Tired Horses – Bob Dylan
  2. Alberta #1 – Bob Dylan
  3. I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know – Cecil A. Null
  4. Days of 49 – Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner
  5. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot
  6. In Search of Little Sadie – traditional
  7. Let It Be Me – Gilbert Becaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoe
  8. Woogie Boogie – Bob Dylan
  9. Belle Isle – traditional
  10. Living the Blues – Bob Dylan
  11. Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan (recorded live August 31, 1969, at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  12. Cooper Kettle – Alfred Frank Beddoe
  13. Gotta Travel On – Paul Clayton, Larry Ehrlich, David Lazar, Tom Six
  14. Blue Moon – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  15. The Boxer – Paul Simon
  16. The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo) – Bob Dylan (recorded live August 31, 1969 at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  17. Take Me as I Am (Or let Me Go) – Boudleaux Bryant
  18. Take a Message to Mary – Felice Brtant, Boudleaux Bryant
  19. It Hurts me Too – traditional
  20. Minstrel Boy –Bob Dylan (recorded live August 31, 1969 at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  21. She Belongs to Me – Bob Dylan (recorded live August 31, 1969 at the” Isle of Wight Festival”)
  22. Wigwam – Bob Dylan
  23. Alberta # 2 – Bob Dylan

On May 16, 1966.

Bob_Dylan_-_Blonde_on_Blonde

On May 16, 1966, “Columbia” label released “Blonde on Blonde”, the seventh Bob Dylan studio. It was recorded October 5, 1965; November 30, 1965; and January 25, 1966, at “Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios” in New York; February 14–17 and March 8–10, 1966, at “Columbia Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Bob Johnston. “Blonde on Blonde” completed Dylan’s trilogy of albums that he recorded in 1965 and 1966 (Bringing It All Back Home and Highway 61 Revisited).  In 1974, “NME” magazine ranked “Blonde on Blonde” at number 2 on its list of “The Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 9 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personne

  • Bob Dylan– vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • Wayne Moss– vocals, guitar
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano, keyboards
  • Robbie Robertson– vocals, guitar
  • Al Kooper– organ, guitar
  • Bill Aikins– keyboards
  • Paul Griffin– piano
  • Charlie McCoy– bass guitar, guitar, harmonica, trumpet
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass guitar
  • Joe South– bass guitar, guitar
  • Rick Dankoor Bill Lee – bass guitar
  • Kenneth Buttrey– drums
  • Bobby Gregg– drums
  • Wayne Butler– trombone

Track listing

All tracks by Bob Dylan

  1. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
  2. Pledging My Time
  3. Visions of Johanna
  4. One of us Must Know
  5. Most Likely You Go Away
  6. Temporary Like Achilles
  7. Absolutely Sweet Marie
  8. 4thAround
  9. Obviously 5 Believers

On April 7, 1969.

Songs_from_a_room

On April 7, 1969, “Columbia” label released “Songs from a Room”, the second Leonard Cohen album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Columbia Studio A” in Nashville, and was produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen – vocals
  • Ron Cornelius- acoustic and electric guitar
  • Bubba Fowler- banjo, bass guitar, violin, acoustic guitar
  • Charlie Daniels- bass guitar, violin, acoustic guitar
  • Bob Johnston- keyboards
  • David Crosby- harmony vocals
  • Neil Wilburn – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. Bird on the Wire
  2. Story of Isaac
  3. A Bunch of Lonesome Heroes
  4. The Partisan – Hy Zaret, Anna Marly
  5. Seems So Long Ago, Nancy
  6. The Old Revolution
  7. The Butcher
  8. You Know Who I Am
  9. Lady Midnight
  10. Tonight Will Be Fine

On March 19, 1971.

Songs_of_love_and_hate

On January 19, 1971, “Columbia” label released “Songs of Love and Hate”, the third Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded in August 1970, at “Isle of Wight” and “Trident Studios” in London, and at “Columbia Studio A” in Nashville, and was produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Ron Cornelius- acoustic and electric guitars
  • Charlie Daniels- acoustic guitar, bass guitar, fiddle
  • Elkin “Bubba” Fowler- acoustic guitar, banjo, bass guitar
  • Bob Johnston- piano
  • Corlynn Hanney – vocals
  • Susan Mussmano – vocals
  • The Corona Academy, London – children’s voices
  • Michael Sahl – strings
  • Paul Buckmaster- string and horn arrangements, conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen.

  1. Avalanche
  2. Last Year’s Man
  3. Dress Rehearsal Rag
  4. Diamonds in the Mine
  5. Love Calls You by Your Name
  6. Famous Blue Raincoat
  7. Sing Another Song, Boys (Live at the Isle of Wight Festival, August 31, 1970)
  8. Joan of Arc

On March 5, 1969.

Dr Byrds

On March 5, 1969, “Columbia” label released “Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde”, the seventh Byrds album. it was recorded October – December 1968, at “Columbia Studios” in Hollywood and “Columbia Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Roger McGuinn- guitar, lead vocals
  • Clarence White- guitar, backing vocals
  • John York- electric bass, backing vocals
  • Gene Parsons- drums, harmonica, banjo, backing vocals
  • Lloyd Green- pedal steel guitar

Track listing:

  1. This Wheel’s on Fire – Bob Dylan, Rick Danko
  2. Old Blue – traditional, arranged Roger McGuinn
  3. Your Gentle Way of Loving Me – Gib Guilbeau, Gary Paxton
  4. Child of the Universe – Dave Grusin, Roger McGuinn
  5. Nashville West – Gene Parsons, Clarence White
  6. Drug Store Truck Drivin’ Man – Roger McGuinn, Gram Parsons
  7. King Apathy III – Roger McGuinn
  8. Candy – Roger McGuinn, John York
  9. Bad Night at the Whiskey – Roger McGuinn, Joseph Richards
  10. Medley: My Back Pages/B.J. Blues/Baby What You Want Me to Do – Bob Dylan, Roger McGuinn, John York, Gene Parsons, Clarence White, Jimmy Reed