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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “ABC/Dunhill” labels released “Barnstorm”, the debut Joe Walsh studio solo album. It was recorded in March 1972, at “Caribou Ranch” in Colorado, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk and Joe Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh- lead guitars, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, telegraph key, vocals, engineer
  • Kenny Passarelli- bass guitar, guitarrón, vocals
  • Joe Vitale- drums, percussion, keyboards, electric piano, flute, vocals
  • Paul Harris- piano, vocals
  • Al Perkins- steel guitar
  • Chuck Rainey- bass guitar
  • Bill Szymczyk- backing vocals, engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Here We Go
  2. Midnight Visitor
  3. One and One
  4. Giant Bohemoth – Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh
  5. Mother Says – Kenny Passarelli, Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh
  6. Birdcall Morning
  7. Home
  8. I’ll Tell the World – Alan Gordon, Allan Jacob
  9. Turn to Stone – Terry Trebandt, Joe Walsh
  10. Comin’ Down
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In September 1975.

In September 1975, “Full Moon” label released “Captured Angel”, the third Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Golden Voice Studios” in South Pekin, “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, “Record Plant” in Sausalito, .and was produced by Dan Fogelberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – banjo, bass guitar,  guitar,  harmonica,  percussion, keyboards, lead and backing vocals, ARP synthesizer, cover artwork
  • Hot Damn Brothers – backing vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, percussion
  • David Lindley– fiddle
  • Al Perkins– pedal steel guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • D. Souther– backing vocals
  • Glen Spreen – string arrangements
  • Engineers: Tom Byler, Jeff Guercio, Terry Jamison, Gary Ladinsky and John Stronach
  • Mixing: John Stronach
  • Mastering: Rick Collins
  • Design: Ron Coro
  • Photography: Henry Diltz

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg.

  1. Aspen/These Days
  2. Comes and Goes
  3. Captured Angel
  4. Old Tennessee
  5. Next Time
  6. Man in the Mirror/ Below the Surface
  7. Crow
  8. The Last Nail

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “ABC” label released “Countdown to Ecstasy”, the second Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gary Katz. The cover painting was by Dorothy White.

Personnel:

  • Donald Fagen– acoustic and electric pianos, synthesizer, lead vocals
  • Walter Becker– electric bass, harmonica, background vocals
  • Denny Dias– electric guitar, mixing
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– electric and pedal steel guitars
  • Jim Hodder– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Ray Brown– string bass
  • Ben Benay– acoustic guitar
  • Rick Derringer– slide guitar
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone, marimba, percussion
  • Ernie Watts, Johnny Rotella, Lanny Morgan, Bill Perkins– saxophones
  • Sherlie Matthews, Myrna Matthews, Patricia Hall, David Palmer, James Rolleston, Michael Fennelly– background vocals
  • Engineer: Roger Nichols
  • Assistant engineer: Miss Natalie
  • Album design: Dotty of Hollywood
  • Photography: Ed Caraeff

Track listing:

All tracks by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

  1. Bodhisattva
  2. Razor Boy
  3. The Boston Rag
  4. Your Gold Teeth
  5. Show Biz Kids
  6. My Old School
  7. Pearl of the Quarter
  8. King of the World

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Full Moon” label released “Nether Lands”, the fourth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, Colorado, “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles and Sausalito, “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in  Nashville and “North Star Studio” in Boulder, Colorado, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and Norbert Putnam.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – acoustic & electric guitars, piano, electric piano, organ, keyboards, vocals, 12 string guitar, slide guitar, painting
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey- drums
  • Dominic Frontiere, Dan Fogelberg, Norbert Putnam – orchestral arrangements
  • Don Henley- backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Russ Kunkel- conga, drums
  • Joe Lala- percussion, conga
  • Frank Marocco – accordion
  • Norbert Putnam- bass
  • D. Souther- backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • John Stronach – percussion, maracas, tambourine
  • Al Perkins- pedal steel, dobro
  • Joe Walsh- guitar, electric guitar
  • Tim Weisberg- flute
  • Mix down Engineer: Marty Lewis
  • Assistant Engineers: Jeff Guercio, Mark Guercio, John Henning, Marty Lewis, Bruce Hensal, Gary Landinsky.
  • Mastered by: Glenn Meadows
  • Photography by: Andy Katz
  • Design by: Kosh

Track listing:

All songs written by Dan Fogelberg.

  1. Nether Lands
  2. Once upon a Time
  3. Dancing Shoes
  4. Lessons Learned
  5. Loose Ends
  6. Love Gone By
  7. Promises Made
  8. Give Me Some Time
  9. Scarecrow’s Dream
  10. Sketches
  11. False Faces

On June 28, 1974.

Elton_John_-_Caribou

On June 28, 1974, “Island” label released “Caribou”, the eight Elton John album. It was recorded in January 1974, at “Caribou Ranch”, in Nederland, Colorado and “Brother Studios” in Santa Monica, California, and was produced by Gus Dudgeon. In 1993, the album was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”, and Gold in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Elton John– vocals, pianos, organ on track 9
  • Davey Johnstone– acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Dee Murray– bass guitar, phased Pignose bass, backing vocals
  • Nigel Olsson– drums, backing vocals
  • Ray Cooper– tambourine, congas, whistle, vibes, snare, castanets, watergong, tubular bells, maracas
  • Bruce Johnston– backing vocals
  • Carl Wilson– backing vocals
  • Clydie King,Sherlie Matthews, Jessie Mae Smith, Dusty Springfield, Toni Tennille, Billy Hinsche – additional backing vocals
  • Tower of Power- horn section
  • David Hentschel– ARP synthesizer; mellotron
  • Lenny Pickett– tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone; clarinet
  • Chester D. Thompson –Hammond organ
  • Engineers: Clive Franks, David Hentschel
  • Assistant engineer: Peter Kelsey
  • Arrangers:Daryl Dragon, Davey Johnstone, Del Newman
  • Liner notes:John Tobler

Track listing:

All tracks by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, except where noted.

  1. The Bitch Is Back
  2. PinkyGrimsby
  3. Dixie Lily
  4. Solar Prestige a Gammon
  5. You’re So Static
  6. I’ve Seen the Saucers
  7. Stinker
  8. Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  9. Ticking

 

On June 25, 1973.

Chicago_-_Chicago_VI

On June 25, 1973, “Columbia” label released “Chicago VI”, the fifth Chicago studio album. It was recorded February 1973, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, CO, and was produced by James William Guercio.

Personnel:

  • Peter Cetera– bass, lead & background vocals, harmonica on “In Terms of Two”
  • Terry Kath– electric & acoustic guitars, slide guitar, lead & background vocals
  • Robert Lamm– piano, Hammond organ, clavinet, Wurlitzer electric piano, Fender Rhodes, synthesizer, Hohner Pianet, lead & background vocals
  • Lee Loughnane– trumpet, background vocals, percussion
  • James Pankow– trombone, brass arrangements
  • Walter Parazaider– saxophones, flute
  • Danny Seraphine– drums, percussion
  • Laudir de Oliveira– congas
  • Joe Lala– congas
  • G. O’Rafferty– pedal steel
  • Engineered by Wayne Tarnowski
  • Assistant Engineer – Jeff Guercio
  • Mixed by Phil Ramone
  • Mix Assistant – Richard Blakin
  • Cover Design – John Bergand Nick Fasciano
  • Photography by Barry Feinstein

Track listing:

  1. Critics Choice – Robert Lamm
  2. Just You’n’Me – James Pankow
  3. Darlin’ Dear – Robert Lamm
  4. Jenny – Terry Kath
  5. What’s This World Coming To – James Pankow
  6. Something in This City Changes People – Robert Lamm
  7. Hollywood – Robert Lamm
  8. In Terms of Two – Peter Cetera
  9. Rediscovery – Robert Lamm
  10. Feelin’ Stronger Every Day – Peter Cetera, James Pankow

On June 14, 1976.

Chicago_X

On June 14, 1976, “Columbia” label released “Chicago X” is the eighth studio and tenth overall Chicago album. It was recorded September 1975, March – April 1976, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, and was produced by James William Guercio.

Personnel:

  • Peter Cetera– bass, lead & backing vocals, possible acoustic guitar
  • Laudir de Oliveira– percussion, vocals
  • Terry Kath– electric & acoustic guitars, lead & backing vocals
  • Robert Lamm– Hammond organ, piano, Fender Rhodes, clavinet, ARP 2600, tack piano, ARP String Ensemble, lead & backing vocals
  • Lee Loughnane– trumpet, vocals, lead vocals
  • James Pankow– trombone, vocals, brass arrangements, lead vocals
  • Walter Parazaider– woodwinds, vocals
  • Danny Seraphine– drums, vocals
  • David J. Wolinski– piano, mellotron
  • James William Guercio– acoustic guitar, bass, guitar
  • Othello Molineaux – steel drums
  • Leroy Williams – steel drums
  • Jimmie Haskell– string and french horn orchestration; string conductor
  • Engineered by Wayne Tarnowski
  • Assistant Engineer – Tom Likes
  • Strings recorded by Armin Steiner at Sound Labs
  • Mastered by Doug Sax
  • Album Cover Concept – John Berg
  • Logo Design – Nick Fasciano
  • Candy Bar Photo – Columbia Records Photo Studio
  • Inside Photography – Reid Miles

Track listing:

  1. Once or Twice – Terry Kath
  2. You Are on My Mind – James Pankow
  3. Skin Tight – James Pankow
  4. If You Leave Me Now – Peter Cetera
  5. Together Again – Lee Loughnane
  6. Another Rainy Day in New York City – Robert Lamm
  7. Mama Mama – Peter Cetera
  8. Scrapbook – Robert Lamm
  9. Gently I’ll Wake You – Robert Lamm
  10. You Get It Up – Robert Lamm
  11. Hope for Love – Terry Kath