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On November 25, 1970.

On November 25, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Christmas and the Beads of Sweat”, the fourth Laura Nyro album. It was recorded in May 1970, in New York City, and was produced by Felix Cavaliere and Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Laura Nyro – vocals, piano, arrangements
  • Barry Beckett– vibraphone
  • Felix Cavaliere– organ, bells
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Eddie Hinton– electric guitar
  • David Hood– bass
  • Jack Jennings – percussion
  • Stuart Scharf– acoustic guitar
  • Duane Allman– guitar
  • Richard Davis– bass
  • Alice Coltrane– harp
  • Dino Danelli– drums
  • Cornell Dupree– electric guitar
  • Joe Farrell– woodwinds
  • Ashod Garabedian – oud
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Michael Szittai – cimbalin
  • Arif Mardin– arrangements, conductor
  • Roy Segal, Tim Geelan – engineer
  • Jerry Lee Smith, Doug Pomeroy -assistant engineer
  • Beth O’Brien – cover portrait

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Nyro, except where noted.

  1. Brown Earth
  2. When I Was a Freeport and You Were the Main Drag
  3. Blackpatch
  4. Been on a Train
  5. Up on the Roof – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  6. Upstairs by a Chinese Lamp
  7. Map to the Treasure
  8. Beads of Sweat
  9. Christmas in My Soul

On November 18, 1977.

On November 18, 1977, “Columbia” label released “Spectres”, the fifth Blue Öyster Cult studio album. It was recorded July – September 1977, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Murray Krugman, Sandy Pearlman, David Lucas, Eric Bloom, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, Allen Lanier, Joe Bouchard and Albert Boucchard.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom– vocals, stun guitar
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– vocals, lead guitar
  • Allen Lanier– vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Joe Bouchard– vocals, bass
  • Albert Bouchard– drums, harmonica, percussion
  • NewarkBoys Chorus – vocals
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer, mixing
  • John Jansen, Corky Stasiak, Thom Panunzio, Andy Abrams – engineers
  • Gray Russell, Dave Thoener, Jay Krugman, Rod O’Brien, Sam Ginsberg – assistant engineers
  • Joe Brescio – mastering
  • Roni Hoffman – design
  • Eric Meola– photos
  • David Infante – laser effects, photo assistance

Track listing:

  1. Godzilla – Donald Roeser
  2. Golden Age of Leather – Donald Roeser, Bruce Abbott
  3. Death Valley Nights – Albert Bouchard, Richard Meltzer
  4. Searchin’ for Celine – Allen Lanier
  5. Fireworks – Albert Bouchard
  6. U. Ready 2 Rock – Albert Bouchard, Sandy Pearlman
  7. Celestial the Queen – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels
  8. Goin’ Through the Motions – Eric Bloom, Ian Hunter
  9. I Love the Night – Donald Roeser
  10. Nosferatu – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels

 

On November 16, 1964.

On November 16, 1964, “Columbia” label released “Runnin’ Out of Fools”, the sixth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1964, and was produced by Clyde Otis.

Personnel:

  1. Mockingbird – Charlie Foxx, Inez Foxx
  2. How Glad I Am – Jimmy Williams, Larry Harrison
  3. Walk On By – Hal David, Burt Bacharach
  4. Every Little Bit Hurts – Ed Cobb
  5. The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss) – Rudy Clark
  6. You’ll Lose a Good Thing – Barbara Lynn Ozen
  7. I Can’t Wait Until I See My Baby’s Face – Chip Taylor, Norman Meade
  8. It’s Just a Matter of Time – Belford Hendricks, Clyde Otis, Brook Benton
  9. Runnin’ Out of Fools – Kay Rogers, Richard Ahlert
  10. My Guy – Smokey Robinson
  11. Two Sides of Love – Roy Alfred
  12. One Room Paradise – John Leslie McFarland

On November 3, 1958.

On November 3, 1958, “Columbia” label released “The Fabulous Johnny Cash” the third Johnny Cash studio album. It was recorded July – August 1958, and was produced by Al Quaglieri and Don Law.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins– guitar
  • Don Helms- steel guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass
  • The Jordanaires- background vocals
  • Marvin Hughes – piano
  • Buddy Harman- drums
  • Morris Palmer – drums
  • Billy Altman – liner notes
  • Don Hunstein– photography
  • Seth Foster – mastering
  • Mark Wilder – mastering, mixing
  • Stacey Boyle – tape research
  • Kay Smith – tape research
  • Matt Kelly – tape research
  • Geoff Gillette – sleeve design
  • Howard Fritzson – art direction
  • Hal Adams – cover photo

 Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. Run Softly Blue River
  2. Frankie’s Man Johnny
  3. That’s All Over – Dick Glasser
  4. The Troubadour – Cindy Walker
  5. One More Ride – Bob Nolan
  6. That’s Enough – Dorothy Coates
  7. I Still Miss Someone – Johnny Cash, Roy Cash
  8. Don’t Take Your Guns to Town
  9. I’d Rather Die Young – Beasley Smith, Billy Vaughn, Randy Wood
  10. Pickin’ Time
  11. Shepherd of My Heart – Jenny Lou Carsone
  12. Suppertime – Ira Stanphill

 

On October 26, 2004.

On October 26, 2004, “Columbia” label released “Dear Heather” the eleventh  Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded 1979, 1985, 2002 – 2004, and was produced by Leanne Ungar, Sharon Robinson, Anjani Thomas, Henry Lewy and Leonard Cohen.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen – vocals, guitar, Jew’s harp
  • Sharon Robinson– vocals, arrangements
  • Anjani Thomas– vocals, backing vocals; piano
  • Stan Sargeant – bass
  • Roscoe Beck– bass
  • John Crowder – bass
  • Richard Crooks – drums
  • Johnny Friday – drums
  • Mitch Watkins – guitar
  • Garth Hudson– accordion
  • Bill Ginn – piano
  • Raffi Hakopian – violin
  • John Bilezikjian– oud
  • Ron Getman – steel guitar
  • Sarah Kramer – trumpet
  • Bob Sheppard– tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. Go No More A-Roving – lyrics by Lord Byron, poem So, We’ll Go No More a Roving
  2. Because Of
  3. The Letters – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  4. Undertow
  5. Morning Glory
  6. On That Day – Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas
  7. Villanellefor Our Time – lyrics by  R. Scott
  8. There for You – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  9. Dear Heather
  10. Nightingale – Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas
  11. To a Teacher
  12. The Faith – music based on a Quebec folk song,  Un Canadien errant
  13. Tennessee Waltz – Redd Stewart, Pee Wee King, additional verse by Leonard Cohen

 

On September 10, 2012.

On September 10, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Tempest”, the 35th Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded January – March 2012, at “Groove masters Studios” in Santa Monica, California, and was produced by Bob Dylan.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tony Garnier– bass guitar
  • Donnie Herron – steel guitar, banjo, violin, mandolin
  • David Hidalgo– guitar, accordion, violin
  • Stu Kimball – guitar
  • George G. Receli – drums
  • Charlie Sexton– guitar
  • William Claxton – back cover photography
  • Scott Litt– engineering, recording, mixing
  • Dana Nielsen– recording, mixing
  • John Shearer – booklet photography
  • Coco Shinomiya – package design
  • Shutterstock / A. Längauer – front cover photography
  • Albert Watson – additional booklet photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan except where noted.

  1. Duquesne Whistle – Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter
  2. Soon After Midnight
  3. Narrow Way
  4. Long and Wasted Years
  5. Pay in Blood
  6. Scarlet Town
  7. Early Roman Kings
  8. Tin Angel
  9. Tempest
  10. Roll on John

 

On August 13, 1962.

On August 13, 1962, “Columbia” label released “The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin”, the third  Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April 27; May 4–5; May 11, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Robert Mersey.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Robert Mersey- personal supervisor, arrangements, conductor
  • Don Hunstein – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry, Baby – Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger
  2. Try a Little Tenderness – James Campbell and Reginald Connelly, Harry M. Woods
  3. I Apologize – Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Ed Nelson
  4. Without the One You Love – Aretha Franklin
  5. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, B.G. DeSylva
  6. I’m Sitting on Top of the World – Ray Henderson, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  7. Just for a Thrill – Lil Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye
  8. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.
  9. I’m Wandering – Berry Gordy, Jr., Tyran Carlo
  10. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin
  11. I Don’t Know You Anymore – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
  12. Lover Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II