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In December 1968.

In November 1968, “Buddah” label released the debut, self-titled Brooklyn Bridge album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Wes Farrell.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Maestro – lead vocals
  • Jimmy Rosica – bass
  • Artie Cantanzarita – drums
  • Richie Macioce – guitar
  • Carolyn Wood – organ
  • Shelly Davis – piano
  • Joe Ruvio – saxophone
  • Shelly Davis – trumpet
  • Fred Ferrara, Les Cauchi, Mike Gregorio – vocals
  • Arranged by – Tom Sullivan
  • Harry Yarmark – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Blessed Is the Rain
  2. Welcome Me Love
  3. Which Way to Nowhere
  4. Free as the Wind
  5. Glad She’s a Woman
  6. Space Odessey-2001 (Thus Spake Zarathustra)
  7. Requiem
  8. I’ve Been Lonely Too Long
  9. The Worst That Could Happen
  10. Piece of My Heart
  11. Your Kite, My Kite
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In November 1968.

In November 1968, “Buddah” label released “Born to Be”, the debut Melanie album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Allegro Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Schekeryk.

Personnel:

  • Melanie – guitar, vocals
  • Roger Kellaway– arranger
  • Bruce Staple – engineer
  • Artie Ripp- director

Track listing:

All tracks by Melanie Safka except where noted.

  1. In the Hour
  2. I’m Back in Town
  3. Bobo’s Party
  4. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
  5. Momma, Momma
  6. I Really Loved Harold
  7. Animal Crackers
  8. Christopher RobinIs Saying His Prayers
  9. Close to It All
  10. Merry Christmas

 

In October 1968.

In September 1968, “Buddah” label released “1, 2, 3, Red Light”, the second 1910 Fruitgum Company album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Super K Productions.

Personnel:

  • Steve Feldman – keyboards
  • Jimmy Calvert – lead guitar
  • Mark Gutkowski – vocals
  • Kenny Laguna– keyboards
  • Paul Nauman – rhythm guitar
  • Norman Marzano – bass guitar
  • Joe D’Andrea – drums

Track listing:

  1. 1, 2, 3, Red Light – Sal Trimachi, Bobbi Trimachi
  2. The Song Song – Steve Dworkin
  3. Shirley Applegate – Mark Gutkowski, Ted Gutkowski
  4. The Mighty Quinn – Bob Dylan
  5. Yummy, Yummy, Yummy – Joey Levine, Artie Resnick
  6. 9, 10, Let’s Do It Again – Sal Trimachi, Bobbi Trimachi
  7. The Book – Floyd Marcus
  8. Sister John – Mark Gutkowski, Ted Gutkowski
  9. Take Away – Floyd Marcus
  10. Lookin’ Back – Pat Karwan
  11. Blue Eyes and Orange Skies – Mark Gutkowski, Rusty Oppenheimer, Ted Gutkowski, Pat Karwan

In April 1971.

In April 1971, “Buddah” label released “Mirror Man”, the fifth Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band studio album. It was recorded October-November 1967, at “TTG Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Bob Krasnow.

Personnel:

  • Captain Beefheart – vocals, harmonica, oboe
  • Alex St. Clair Snouffer– guitar
  • Jerry Handley – bass
  • John French– drums
  • Jeff Cotton– guitar
  • Mark Marcellino – keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Van Vliet.

  1. Tarotplane
  2. Kandy Korn
  3. 25th Century Quaker
  4. Mirror Man

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Buddah” label released “Candles in the Rain”, the third Melanie album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Peter Schekeryk.

Personnel:

  • Melanie – guitars, vocals
  • Alan Parker- guitars
  • Alan Hawkshaw- keyboards, organ
  • Edwin Hawkins- keyboards, piano
  • Harold McNair- fiddle, flute
  • Herbie Flowers- bass
  • Barry Morgan- drums
  • Rico Reyes – congas, percussion
  • John Abbott, Lee Holdridge- arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Melanie Safka except where noted.

  1. Candles in the Rain
  2. Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)
  3. Carolina in My Mind – James Taylor
  4. Citiest People
  5. What Have They Done to My Song Ma
  6. Alexander Beetle – Melanie Safka, A. Milne
  7. The Good Guys
  8. Lovin’ Baby Girl
  9. Ruby Tuesday – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  10. Leftover Wine

 

On September 25, 1967.

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On September 25, 1967, “Buddah” label released “Safe as Milk, the debut album by Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band, It was recorded in April 1967, at the “RCA Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Richard Perry & Bob Krasnow.

Personnel:

  • Don Van Vliet– vocals, bass marimba, harmonica, arrangements, theremin direction
  • Alex St. Clair Snouffer– guitar, bass, background vocals, percussion
  • Jerry Handley – bass, background vocals
  • John French– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Ry Cooder– guitar, slide guitar, bass, percussion, arrangements
  • Samuel Hoffman– theremin \
  • Milt Holland– log drum, tambourine, percussion
  • Taj Mahal– tambourine, percussion
  • Russ Titelman– guitar

All tracks by Herb Bermann and Don Van Vliet except where noted.

  1. Sure ‘Nuff ‘n Yes I Do
  2. Zig Zag Wanderer
  3. Call on Me
  4. Dropout Boogie
  5. I’m Glad
  6. Electricity
  7. Yellow Brick Road
  8. Abba Zaba
  9. Plastic Factory – Van Vliet, Herb Bermann, Jerry Handley
  10. Where There’s Woman
  11. Grown So Ugly – Robert Pete Williams
  12. Autumn’s Child