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Potliquor: Louisiana Rock & Roll

In January 1973, “Janus” label released “Louisiana Rock & Roll”, the third Potliquor album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Deep South Recording Studio” in New Orleans, and was produced by Jim Brown.

Personnel:

  • Les Wallace – vocals, guitars
  • George Ratzlaff – vocals, keyboards
  • Guy Schaeffer – vocals, bass guitar
  • Leon Medica – vocals, bass guitar
  • Jerry Amoroso – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Cy Frost – piano, clavinet, Moog synthesizer, horn and string arrangements
  • Glenn Spreen – horn and string arrangements
  • Lee Fortier – horns
  • Art DeCesare – horns
  • Bud Brasher – horns
  • Pete Verbois – horns
  • Bill Ludwig – horns
  • Nick Rousse – horns
  • Charlie Depuy – horns
  • Uncle Buck Wood – fiddle
  • Gail and David Amoroso – handclaps
  • Strings on “For You” – a combined section of the New Orleans Symphony and Baton Rouge Symphony
  • Cy Frost – recording, production consultant
  • Peter Granet – remix
  • F. Alessandrini – artwork
  • Dawn Studios – album cover design
  • Mia Krinsky – album coordination
  • J. W. deBuys – photography
  • Bob Scerbo – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. You Can’t Get There from Here – Casey Kelly
  2. Waitin’ for Me at the River – George Ratzlaff
  3. Taj and Jimmy’s Blues – Taj Mahal, Al Smith, Jimmy Reed
  4. Rip It Up – Marascalco Blackwell
  5. H – Lee Wallace, Lauretta Wallace
  6. Louisiana Rock ’n’ Roll – George Ratzlaff
  7. St. Jude’s Blues – Jerry Amoroso
  8. Born Under a Bad Sign – Booker T. Jones, William Bell
  9. Guitar Boogie – George Ratzlaff
  10. For You – Les Wallace

On December 13, 1972.

On December 13, 1972, “Westbound” label released “Pleasure”, the third Ohio Players studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Artie Fields Studios” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by Gregory Webster, Walter “Junie” Morrison, Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, Marshall “Rock” Jones, Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks, Bruce Napier, Marvin Pierce, and Clarence Satchell.

Personnel:

  • Gregory Webster
  • Walter “Junie” Morrison
  • Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner
  • Marshall “Rock” Jones
  • Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks
  • Bruce Napier
  • Marvin Pierce
  • Clarence Satchell
  • Arlen Smith – engineer
  • David Krieger – art direction
  • Joel Brodsky – photography
  • Mia Krinsky – album co-ordination
  • Bob Scerbo – art production supervision

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregory Webster, Walter Morrison, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Bruce Napier, Marvin Pierce, and Clarence Satchell.

  1. Pleasure
  2. Laid It
  3. Pride and Vanity
  4. Walt’s First Trip
  5. Varee Is Love
  6. Walked Away From You
  7. Paint Me
  8. Funky Worm
  9. Our Love Has Died

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Chess” label released “Bio”, the 17th Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sound Exchange Studios” and “Technisonic Studios” in St. Louis, Missouri, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Wayne “Tex” Gabriel – guitar
  • Gary Van Scyoc – bass
  • Adam Ippolito – piano
  • Rick Frank – drums
  • Stan Bronstein – saxophone
  • Billy Peek– guitar
  • Greg Edick – bass
  • Ron Reed – drums
  • Bob Scerbo – production manager
  • David Krieger – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Bio
  2. Hello Little Girl, Goodbye
  3. Woodpecker
  4. Rain Eyes
  5. Aimlessly Driftin
  6. Got It and Gone
  7. Talkin’ About My Buddy