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In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Epic” label released “Essence to Essence”, the eleventh Donovan studio album. It was recorded September – October 1973, at “Morgan Studios”, and was produced by Donovan Leitch and Andrew Loog Oldham.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Henry McCullough, Danny Kortchmar, Doug Schlink, Neil Hubbard, Peter Frampton- electric guitar
  • Alan Spenner, Carl Radle, Leland Sklar, Paul Ossola – bass
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Carole King, Craig Doerge, Jean Roussel, Nicky Hopkins- piano
  • Nicky Hopkins – electric piano
  • Bobby Whitlock- organ
  • Bruce Rowland, Denny Seiwell, Jim Gordon, Russell Kunkel- drums
  • Ray Cooper- percussion
  • Tom Scott- woodwind
  • Jack Emblow – accordion
  • Chris Nicholls – bass flute
  • Simon Jeffes- koto
  • The Scratch Band – background vocals
  • Andrew Powell, Del Newman, Nicky Harrison – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth
  2. Lazy Daze
  3. Life Goes On
  4. There is an Ocean
  5. Dignity of Man
  6. Yellow Star
  7. Divine Daze of Deathless Delight
  8. Boy for Every Girl
  9. Saint Valentine’s Angel
  10. Life is a Merry-Go-Round
  11. Sailing Homeward
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In December 1971.

In December 1971, “Ode” label released “Music”, the third Carole King album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Lou Adler.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – vocals, piano, electric piano, electric celeste, backing vocals
  • Ralph Schuckett– organ, electric piano, electric celeste
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar– acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals
  • James Taylor– acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Charles Larkey – electricand acoustic bass guitar
  • Joel O’Brien, Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Bobbye Hall– congas, bongos, tambourine
  • Teresa Calderon – congas
  • Curtis Amy– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Oscar Brashear– flugelhorn
  • William Green, William Collette, Ernest Watts, Plas Johnson, Mike Altschul – woodwind, flute, saxophone
  • Abigale Haness, Merry Clayton– backing vocals
  • Hank Cicalo– engineer
  • Norm Kinney – assistant engineer
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – design
  • Jim McCrary– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King, except where noted.

  1. Brother, Brother
  2. It’s Going to Take Some Time – Carole King, Toni Stern
  3. Sweet Seasons – Carole King, Toni Stern
  4. Some Kind of Wonderful – Carole King, Gerry Goffin
  5. Surely
  6. Carry Your Load
  7. Music
  8. Song of Long Ago
  9. Brighter
  10. Growing Away from Me
  11. Too Much Rain – Carole King, Toni Stern
  12. Back to California

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Ode” label released “Rhymes & Reasons”, the fourth Carole King album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Lou Adler.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – vocals, piano, clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer
  • Charles Larkey – electricand string bass
  • Harvey Mason– drums, vibraphone
  • Bobbye Hall– tambourine, shaker, bells, bongo drum, conga drum
  • Daniel Kortchmar– electric guitar
  • David T. Walker– electric guitar
  • Red Rhodes– steel guitar
  • Harry “Sweets” Edison, Robert “Bobby” Bryant – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Ernie Watts– flute
  • Conducted and arranged by David Campbell, Norman Kurban
  • David Campbell, Carole S. Mukogawa – viola
  • Terry King , Nathaniel Rosen – cellos
  • Charles Larkey – string bass
  • Barry Socher, Eliot Chapo, Marcy E. Dicterow, Gorden H. Marron, Sheldon Sanov, Polly Sweeney – violin
  • Hank Cicalo– engineer
  • Steve Mitchell – assistant engineer
  • Chuck Beeson – graphic concept, design
  • Jim McCrary- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King, except where noted.

  1. Come Down Easy – Carole King, Toni Stern
  2. My My She Cries – Carole King, Toni Stern
  3. Peace in the Valley – Carole King, Toni Stern
  4. Feeling Sad Tonight – Carole King, Toni Stern
  5. The First Day in August – Carole King, Charles Larkey
  6. Bitter with the Sweet
  7. Goodbye Don’t Mean I’m Gone
  8. Stand Behind Me
  9. Gotta Get Through Another Day
  10. I Think I Can Hear You
  11. Ferguson Road – Gerry Goffin, Carole King

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Columbia” label released “New Blood”, the fifth Blood, Sweat & Tears album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Columbia Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bobby Colomby.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Fisher– vocals
  • Dave Bargeron- trombone, tuba, bass trombone, baritone horn, background vocals
  • Bobby Colomby- drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Jim Fielder- bass, background vocals
  • Steve Katz- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica, lead vocal
  • Lou Marini- woodwinds
  • Lew Soloff- trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Chuck Winfield- trumpet, flugelhorn, French horn, background vocals
  • Georg Wadenius– guitar,background vocals
  • Larry Willis– keyboards
  • Bobby Doyle– piano

Track listing:

  1. Down in the Flood – Bob Dylan
  2. Touch Me – Victoria Pike, Teddy Randazzo
  3. Alone – Lou Marini
  4. Velvet -Jeff Kent
  5. I Can’t Move No Mountains – Michael Gately, Robert John
  6. Over the Hill – Dave Bargeron
  7. So Long Dixie – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  8. Snow Queen – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  9. Maiden Voyage – Herbie Hancock

 

 

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “ABC” label released “Indianola Mississippi Seeds”, the eighteenth B. B. King studio album. It was recorded January 1969 – June 1970, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles and “Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • B. King– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Joe Walsh– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Carole King– piano, electric piano
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Paul Harris– piano
  • Bryan Garofalo, Gerald Jemmott– bass
  • Russ Kunkel, Herb Lovelle– drums
  • Sherlie Matthews, Merry Clayton, Clydie King, Venetta Fields- Angelic chorus
  • Joe Zagarino— engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by B. B. King, except where noted.

  1. Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
  2. You’re Still My Woman – B. King, Dave Clark
  3. Ask Me No Questions
  4. Until I’m Dead and Cold
  5. King’s Special
  6. Ain’t Gonna Worry My Life Anymore
  7. Chains and Things – B. King, Dave Clark
  8. Go Underground – B. King, Dave Clark
  9. Hummingbird – Leon Russell

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Pye” label released “Spare Parts”, the second Status Quo album. It was recorded January – September 1969, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by John Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi- guitar, vocals
  • Rick Parfitt- guitar, vocals
  • Alan Lancaster- bass, vocals
  • John Coghlan- drums
  • Roy Lynes- organ, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Face Without a Soul – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  2. You’re Just What I Was Looking for Today – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  3. Are You Growing Tired of My Love – Anthony King
  4. Antique Angelique – Alan Lancaster, Bob Young
  5. So Ends Another Life – Alan Lancaster
  6. Poor Old Man – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  7. Mind Detector – A. King
  8. The Clown – Alan Lancaster, Bob Young, Paul Nixon
  9. Velvet Curtains – King
  10. Little Miss Nothing – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  11. When I Awake – Alan Lancaster, Bob Young
  12. Nothing at All – Alan Lancaster, Roy Lynes, Bob Young

 

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Atco” label released “Rock & Roll”, the fifth Vanilla Fudge album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Adrian Barber.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice- drums, vocals
  • Tim Bogert- bass guitar, vocals
  • Vince Martell- guitar, vocals
  • Mark Stein- keyboards, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Need Love – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell, Mark Stein
  2. Lord in the Country – Mark Stein
  3. I Can’t Make It Alone – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  4. Street Walking Woman – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell, Mark Stein
  5. Church Bells of St. Martins – Mark Stein
  6. The Windmills of Your Mind – Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand
  7. If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody – Rudy Clark