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On January 9, 1967.

On January 9, 1967, “Atlantic” label released “Collections”, the second Young Rascals album. It was recorded May – December 1966, and was produced by Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati, Gene Cornish, and Dino Danelli.

Personnel:

  • Felix Cavaliere – vocals, organ, piano
  • Gene Cornish – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Eddie Brigati – vocals, percussion
  • Dino Danelli – drums

Track listing:

  1. What Is the Reason – Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati
  2. Since I Fell for You – Buddy Johnson
  3. (I’ve Been) Lonely Too Long – Felix Cavaliere
  4. No Love to Give – Gene Cornish
  5. Mickey’s Monkey – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland / Turn On Your Love Light – Deadric Malone, Joseph Scott
  6. Come On Up – Felix Cavaliere
  7. Too Many Fish in the Sea – Eddie Holland, Norman Whitfield
  8. More – Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero, Norman Newell, Marcello Ciorciolini
  9. Nineteen Fifty-Six – Gene Cornish
  10. Love Is a Beautiful Thing – Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati
  11. Land of a Thousand Dances – Chris Kenner

In August 1966.

In August 1966, “Atlantic” label released “The Exciting Wilson Pickett”, the third Wilson Pickett album. It was recorded May 1965 – May 1966, in Memphis, Tennessee, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and was produced by Jerry Wexler, Steve Cropper, Jim Stewart, Rick Hall, and Tom Dowd.

Personnel:

  • Wilson Pickett– vocals
  • Tommy Cogbill, Donald Dunn– bass guitar
  • Steve Cropper, Jimmy Johnson, Chips Moman– guitar
  • Joe Hall, Isaac Hayes, Spooner Oldham– keyboards, piano
  • Roger Hawkins, Al Jackson Jr.– drums
  • Wayne Jackson, Gene “Bowlegs” Miller– trumpet
  • Charles “Packy” Axton, Andrew Love, Charles Chalmers– tenor saxophone
  • Floyd Newman – baritone saxophone
  • Steve Cropper – supervisor
  • Tom Dowd– engineer, supervisor
  • Rick Hall – engineer, supervisor
  • Jim Stewart– engineer, supervisor
  • Haig Adishian – cover design
  • Bob Rolontz– liner notes
  • Scott Galloway – liner notes
  • Nick Samardge – photography
  • Jerry Wexler– supervisor

Track listing:

  1. Land of 1000 Dances – Chris Kenner
  2. Something You Got – Chris Kenner
  3. 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
  4. Barefootin’ – Robert Parker
  5. Mercy Mercy – Don Covay, Ronald Dean Miller
  6. You’re So Fine – Lance Finney, Willie Schofield, Bob West
  7. In the Midnight Hour – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  8. Ninety-nine and a Half (Won’t Do) – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd, Wilson Pickett
  9. Danger Zone – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  10. I’m Drifting – Homer Banks, Pickett, David Porter
  11. It’s All Over – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  12. She’s So Good to Me – Bobby Womack

In September 1972.

In September 1972, “United Artists” label released “Nervous on the Road”, the fourth Brinsley Schwarz studio album. It was recorded April – May 1972, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Dave Robinson.

Personnel:

  • Brinsley Schwarz- guitar, alto and tenor saxophone, vocals
  • Ian Gomm- guitars, vocals
  • Billy Rankin- drums
  • Bob Andrews- keyboards, alto saxophone, vocals
  • Nick Lowe- bass guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Ralph Down, Kingsley “Magic Fingers” Ward – engineers
  • Jet Power – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe; except where noted.

  1. It’s Been So Long – Ian Gomm
  2. Happy Doing What We’re Doing – Nick Lowe, Bob Andrews
  3. Surrender to the Rhythm
  4. Don’t Lose Your Grip On Love
  5. Nervous On The Road (But Can’t Stay At Home)
  6. Feel A Little Funky
  7. I Like It Like That – Chris Kenner, Allen Toussaint
  8. Brand New You, Brand New Me
  9. Home In My Hand – Ronnie Self
  10. Why, Why, Why, Why, Why

In August 1975.

In August 1975, “Columbia” label released “So Fine”, the fifth Loggins and Messina studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at Jim Messina’s ranch in Ojai, California, and was produced by Jim Messina.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Loggins- vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica, banjo, 2nd engineer
  • Jim Messina- vocals, lead guitar, acoustic guitar, dobro, mandolin
  • Merel Bregante – drums
  • Jon Clarke – flute, saxophone
  • Vince Denham – saxophone
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Larry Sims – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Don Roberts – saxophone, flute
  • Mike Rubini- piano
  • Milt Holland- percussion
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Engineer: Alex Kazanegras
  • Corey Bailey – recording
  • Recording technician: Lew Schatzer
  • Photography: Jim McCrary, Reid Miles
  • Design: Ron Coro, Nancy Donald

Track listing:

  1. Oh, Lonesome Me – Don Gibson
  2. My Baby Left Me – Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup
  3. Wake Up Little Susie – Felice and Boudleaux Bryant
  4. I’m Movin’ On – Hank Snow
  5. Hello Mary Lou – Gene Pitney
  6. Hey Good Lookin’ – Hank Williams
  7. Splish Splash – Bobby Darin, Murray the K
  8. A Lover’s Question – Brook Benton, Jimmy Williams
  9. You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
  10. I Like It Like That – Chris Kenner
  11. So Fine – Johnny Otis
  12. Honky Tonk – Part II – Billy Butler, Bill Doggett, Clifford Scott, Shep Shepherd

On December 13, 1975.

Patti Smith - Horses

On December 13, 1975, “Arista” label released “Horses”, the debut Patti Smith  studio album.  It was recorded in 1975, at the “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by John Cale.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, bass guitar, vocals
  • Ivan Kral– bass guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards
  • Tom Verlaine– guitar
  • Allen Lanier– guitar, keyboards
  • Richard Aaron – photography
  • Robert Mapplethorpe– photography
  • Chuck Krall – photography
  • Danny Fields– photography
  • Bob Gruen– photography
  • Bob Heimall – design
  • Sherri Whitmarsh – design

Track listing:

  1. Gloria – Part I: “In Excelsis Deo”; Part II: “Gloria –  Patti Smith (Part I), Van Morrison (Part II)
  2. Redondo Beach – Patti Smith, Richard Sohl, Lenny Kaye
  3. Birdland – Patti Smith, Richard Sohi, Lenny Kaye, Ivan Kral
  4. Free Money – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  5. Kimberly – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier, Ivan Kral
  6. Break It Up – Patti Smith, Tom Verrlaine
  7. Land – Part I: “Horses”; Part II: “Land of a Thousand Dances”; Part III: “La Mer(de) – Patti Smith (Parts I and III), Chris Kenner (Part II), Fats Domino (Part II)
  8. Elegie – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier