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In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Columbia” label released “Any Old Wind That Blows”, the 44th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Larry Butler.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Wootton, Carl Perkins- electric guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass guitar
  • WS Holland- drums
  • Red Lane, Larry Gatlin, Norman Blake, Ray Edenton – guitar
  • Bobby Thompson- guitar, banjo
  • Chuck Cochrane, George Richey – piano
  • Larry Butler- keyboards
  • Charlie McCoy- harmonica
  • Kenny Malone- percussion
  • The Carter Family, The Statler Brothers- background vocals
  • Chuck Cochran, Don Tweedy – arrangements
  • Charlie Bragg, Roger Tucker, Selby Coffeen, Freeman Ramsey, Jerry Watson – engineering
  • Bill Barnes – cover design
  • Al Clayton – photography

Track listing:

  1. Any Old Wind That Blows – Dick Feller
  2. Kentucky Straight – Johnny Cash
  3. The Loving Gift – Kris Kristofferson
  4. The Good Earth – Larry Gatlin
  5. Best Friend – Bill Dees, Toy Orbison
  6. Oney – Jerry Chesnut
  7. Ballad of Annie Palmer – Johnny Cash
  8. Too Little Too Late – Johnny Cash
  9. If I Had a Hammer – Lee Hays, Pete Seeger
  10. Country Trash – Johnny Cash
  11. Welcome Back Jesus – Johnny Cash
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In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Elektra” label released “Frisco Mable Joy”, the third Mickey Newbury album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Cinderella Studios” in Tennessee, and was produced by Dennis Linde, Owsley Manier and Robert Rosemurgy.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Newbury– guitar, lead vocals
  • Dennis Linde– guitar, background vocals
  • Charlie McCoy– guitar, harmonica
  • Bobby Thompson – banjo, guitar
  • Wayne Moss– guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Beegie Adair– keyboards
  • Jimmy Capps – guitar
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • Buddy Spicher– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Bob Beckham
  • John Harris
  • John Moss
  • Charles Navarro
  • Walker Sill
  • Recording engineer – Wayne Linde, Wayne Moss
  • Art direction, photography – Robert L. Heimall

Track listing:

All tracks by Mickey Newbury,except where noted.

  1. An American Trilogy – traditional, Mickey Newbury
  2. How Many Times (Must the Piper Be Paid for His Song)
  3. Interlude
  4. The Future’s Not What It Used to Be
  5. Mobile Blue
  6. Frisco Depot
  7. You’re Not My Same Sweet Baby
  8. Interlude
  9. Remember the Good
  10. Swiss Cottage Place
  11. How I Love Them Old Songs
  12. San Francisco Mabel Joy

 

In May 1985.

In May 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “The Ballad of Sally Rose”, the eleventh Emmylou Harris studio album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Paul Kennerley and Emmylou Harris.

Personnel:

  • Steve Cash – harmonica
  • Barbara Cowart – backing vocals
  • Gail Davies – backing vocals
  • Hank DeVito – acoustic, electric and pedal steel, dobro
  • Phillip Donelly – electric slide guitar
  • Bessyl Duhon – accordion
  • Ray Flacke – electric guitar
  • Vince Gill- electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Emory Gordy, Jr.- acoustic guitar, bass, string arrangements
  • Emmylou Harris – vocals, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • John Jarvis – keyboards
  • Waylon Jennings- electric guitar
  • Shane Keister- keyboards
  • Paul Kennerley- acoustic and electric guitar
  • Russ Kunkel- drums
  • Albert Lee- acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Larrie Londin- drums, percussion
  • Dolly Parton- backing vocals
  • Tom Roady – percussion
  • Linda Ronstadt- backing vocals
  • Gary Scruggs – harmonica
  • Buddy Spicher- giddle
  • Barry Tashian – acoustic guitar
  • Bobby Thompson – acoustic guitar, banjo
  • Donivan Cowart – engineer
  • Tom Harding, Keith Odle – second Engineer

Track list:

All tracks by Emmylou Harris and Paul Kennerley; except where noted.

  1. The Ballad of Sally Rose
  2. Rhythm Guitar
  3. I Think I Love Him/You Are My Flower – Emmylou Harris, P. Carter
  4. Heart to Heart
  5. Woman Walk the Line
  6. Bad News
  7. Timberline
  8. Long Tall Sally Rose
  9. White Line
  10. Diamond in My Crown
  11. The Sweetheart of the Rodeo
  12. K-S-O-S medley: Ring of Fire/Wildwood Flower/Six Days on the Road – Emmylou Harris, Paul Kennerley; June Carter, Merle Kilgore, A.P. Carter, Earl Greene, Carl Montgomery
  13. Sweet Chariot

On January 2, 1971.

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On January 2, 1971, “RCA” label released “Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old)”, the eleventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded June – September 1970, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, and was produced by Felton Jarvis. In 1977, the album was certified Gold in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– vocals, guitar
  • James Burton– guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Weldon Myrick – pedal steel guitar
  • Bobby Thompson – banjo
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • The Imperials Quartet– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Joe Babcock – backing vocals
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • Mary Holladay – backing vocals
  • Ginger Holladay – backing vocals
  • June Page – backing vocals
  • Sonja Montgomery – backing vocals
  • Dolores Edgin – backing vocals
  • Mary Greene – backing vocals
  • Temple Riser – backing vocals
  • Cam Mullins – string arrangements
  • Don Tweedy – string arrangements
  • Bergen White – horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Snowbird – Gene MacLellan
  2. Tomorrow Never Comes – Johnny Bond, Ernest Tubb
  3. Little Cabin on the Hill – Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt
  4. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – Dave “Curly” Williams, Sunny David
  5. Funny How Time Slips – Willie Nelson
  6. I Really Don’t Want to Know – Howard Barnes, Don Robertson
  7. There Goes My Everything – Dallas Frazier
  8. It’s Your Baby, You Rock It – Shirl Milete, Nora Fowler
  9. The Fool – Naomi Ford, Lee Hazlewood
  10. Faded Love – Bob Wills, Johnnie Lee Wills
  11. I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water – Joe Babcock
  12. Make the World Go Away – Hank Cochran