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On November 12, 1964.

On November 12, 1964, “Tamla” label released “Hello Broadway”, the fourth Marvin Gaye studio album. It was recorded in 1964, at “Graystone Ballroom” in Detroit, and was produced by Hal Davis and Marc Gordon.

Personnel:

  • Marvin Gaye – vocals
  • Jerry Long – arranger

Track listing:

  1. Hello Broadway – Ronald Miller, William O’Malley
  2. People – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
  3. The Party’s Over – Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne
  4. On the Street Where You Live – Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner
  5. What Kind of Fool Am I? – Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley
  6. My Kind of Town – Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen
  7. Days of Wine and Roses – Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
  8. This Is the Life – Charles Strouse, Lee Adams
  9. My Way – Richard Jacques, Ronald Miller
  10. Hello Dolly! – Jerry Herman
  11. Walk on the Wild Side – Mack David, Elmer Bernstein

In January 1962.

In January 1962, “Warner Bros” label released “Instant Party!”, the sixth Everly Brothers album. It was recorded August – November 1961.

Personnel:

  • Don Everly– vocals, guitar
  • Phil Everly– vocals, guitar
  • Chet Atkins– electric guitar
  • Hank Garland– electric guitar
  • Luther Brandon– acoustic guitar
  • Floyd Chance– bass
  • Floyd Cramer– piano
  • Buddy Harman, Jr.– drums
  • Ken Whitmore – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Step It Up and Go – traditional; credited to Don Everly, Phil Everly
  2. Theme From ‘Carnival (Love Makes the World Go ‘Round – Bob Merrill
  3. Jezebel – Wayne Shanklin
  4. True Love – Cole Porter
  5. Bye Bye Blackbird – Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson
  6. When It’s Night-Time in Italy It’s Wednesday Over Here – Lew Brown, James Kendis
  7. Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa) – Paul Burkhard, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner
  8. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones
  9. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert
  10. Long Lost John – adapted by Ike Everly
  11. The Party’s Over – Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jules Styne
  12. Ground Hawg – adapted by Ike Everly

In July 1964.

In July 1964, “Verve” label released “Hello, Dolly!”, the 40th Ella Fitzgerald album. It was recorded March – April 1964, in New York City and London,  and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Ella Fitzgerald- vocals
  • Frank DeVol- arranger, conductor
  • Zoot Sims- tenor saxophone
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Johnnie Spence– conductor
  • Henri René- arranger

Track listing:

  1. Hello Dolly! – Jerry Herman
  2. People – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
  3. Can’t Buy Me Love – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. The Sweetest Sounds – Richard Rodgers
  5. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  6. My Man – Jacques Charles, Channing Pollack, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain
  7. How High the Moon – Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis
  8. Volare – Franco Migliacci, Domenico Modugno, Mitchell Parish
  9. The Thrill is Gone – Lew Brown, Ray Henderson
  10. Memories of You – Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf
  11. Lullaby of the Leaves – Bernice Petkere, Joe Young
  12. Pete Kelly’s Blues – Sammy Cahn, Ray Heindorf

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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Philips” label released “The Moviegoer”, the seventh Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Johnny Franz.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker– vocals
  • Peter J. Olliff – engineering
  • Robert Cornford – orchestra director

Track listing:

  1. This Way Mary (Theme from Mary, Queen of Scots) – John Barry, Don Black
  2. Speak Softly Love (Love theme from The Godfather) – Nino Rota
  3. Glory Road (Theme from U.S.A.) – Neil Diamond
  4. That Night (Theme from The Fox) – Lalo Schifrin, Norman Gimbel
  5. The Summer Knows” (Theme from Summer of ’42) – Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
  6. The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti (Here’s to You) (Theme from Sacco and Vanzetti) – Joan Baez, Ennio Morricone
  7. A Face in the Crowd – (Theme from Le Mans) – Bergman, Michel Legrand
  8. Joe Hill (Theme from The Ballad of Joe Hill) – Stefan Grossman
  9. Loss Of Love (Theme from Sunflower) – Henry Mancini, Bob Merrill
  10. All His Children (Theme from Never Give an Inch) – Henry Mancini, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
  11. Come Saturday Morning (Theme from Pookie) – Fred Karlin, Dory Previn
  12. Easy Come Easy Go (Theme from They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?) – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman

In July 1964.

In July 1964, “Verve” label released “Hello, Dolly!”, the 34th Ella Fitzgerald album. It was recorded March – April 1964, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Ella Fitzgerald- vocals
  • Frank DeVol- arranger, conductor
  • Zoot Sims- tenor saxophone
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Johnnie Spence – conductor
  • Henri René– arranger

Track listing:

  1. Hello, Dolly! – Jerry Herman
  2. People – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
  3. Can’t Buy Me Love – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. The Sweetest Sounds – Richard Rodgers
  5. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  6. My Man – Jacques Charles, Channing Pollack, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain
  7. How High the Moon? – Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis
  8. Volare – Franco Migliacci, Domenico Modugno, Mitchell Parish
  9. The Thrill is Gone – Lew Brown, Ray Henderson
  10. Memories of You – Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf
  11. Lullaby of the Leaves – Bernice Petkere, Joe Young
  12. Pete Kelly’s Blues – Sammy Cahn, Ray Heindorf

In June 1967.

In June 1967, “ABC/Tangerine” labels released “Ray Charles Invites You to Listen”, the 28th Ray Charles album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Joe Adams.

Track listing:

  1. She’s Funny That Way (I Got a Woman Crazy for Me) – Neil Moret, Richard Whiting
  2. How Deep Is the Ocean (How High Is the Sky) – Irving Berlin
  3. You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Wanna Do It) – James V. Monaco, Joseph McCarthy
  4. Yesterday – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. I’ll Be Seeing You – Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain
  6. Here We Go Again – Don Lanier, Red Steagall
  7. All for You – Robert Scherman
  8. Love Walked In – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  9. Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You – Andy Razaf, Don Redman
  10. People – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne

In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Hansa” label released “Adolescent Sex” the debut Japan album. It was recorded 1977-1978, and was produced by Ray Singer.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rob Dean– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Richard Barbieri– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mick Karn– bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Jansen– drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Ray Singer– additional backing vocals
  • Pete Silver – engineering
  • Dick Whitbread – cover design, artwork
  • Graham Hughes – cover photo

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian, except where noted.

“Don’t Rain on My Parade” by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill.

  1. Transmission
  2. The Unconventional
  3. Wish You Were Back
  4. Performance
  5. Lover on Main Street
  6. Don’t Rain on My Parade – Jule Styne, Bob Merrill
  7. Suburban Love
  8. Adolescent Sex
  9. Communist China
  10. Television