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In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Verve” label released “Something Else Again”, the second Richie Havens album. It was recorded in September 1967, and was produced by John Court.

Personnel:

  • Richie Havens – vocals, guitar, sitar, tamboura
  • Warren Bernhardt – organ, piano, clavinet
  • Adrian Guillery – guitar
  • Paul “Dino” Williams – guitar, chant
  • Denny Gerrard – bass
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Eddie Gómez – double bass
  • Daniel Ben Zebulon – conga, drums, chant
  • Donald MacDonald – drums
  • Skip Prokop – drums
  • Val Valentin – engineering director
  • Jerry Schoenbaum – production supervision

Track listing:

  1. No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed – Richie Havens
  2. Inside of Him – Richie Havens
  3. The Klan – Alan Arkin, David Arkin
  4. Sugarplums – Richie Havens
  5. Don’t Listen to Me – Richie Havens
  6. From the Prison – Jerry Merrick
  7. Maggie’s Farm – Bob Dylan
  8. Something Else Again – Richie Havens
  9. New City – Richie Havens, John Court
  10. Run, Shaker Life – Richie Havens, Joe Price, Mark Roth

On April 2, 1975.

On April 2, 1975, “Atlantic” label released the self – titled, second Manhattan Transfer studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Ahmet Ertegün and Tim Hauser.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hauser– vocals, vocal arrangements, arrangements
  • Laurel Massé– vocals, vocal arrangements, tambourine
  • Alan Paul– vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Janis Siegel– vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Michael Brecker– tenor sax solo
  • Mike Rod – tenor sax solo
  • Zoot Sims– tenor sax solo
  • Don Grolnick– piano, electric piano, clavinet
  • Richard Tee– organ, electric piano
  • Murray Weinstock – organ
  • Jerry Friedman – guitar
  • Ira Newborn– guitar, musical director, conductor, arrangements
  • Andy Muson – bass guitar
  • Roy Markowitz – drums
  • Daniel Ben Zebulon – congas
  • Phil Bodner, Wally Kane, Seldon Powell – clarinet
  • Phil Bodner, Jerry Dodgion, George Dorsey, Harvey Estrin, David Sanborn, George Young – alto saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto, Wally Kane – baritone saxophone
  • Michael Brecker, Seldon Powell, Mike Rod, Frank Vicari – tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Paul Favlise, Mickey Gravine, Quentin Jackson, Alan Raph – trombone
  • Randy Brecker, Mel Davis, Jon Faddis, Marky Markowitz, Bob McCoy, Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm – trumpet
  • Lew Hahn – recording and remix engineer
  • Geoffrey Haslsmm Gene Paul – engineers

Track listing:

  1. Tuxedo Junction – Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson, Buddy Feyne, Julian Dash
  2. Sweet Talking Guy – Doug Morris, Elliot Greenberg
  3. Operator – William Spivery- (derived from “Operator, Operator” by Sister Wynona Carr)
  4. Candy – Mack David, Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer
  5. Gloria – Esther Navarro
  6. Clap Your Hands – Ira Newborn, The Manhattan Transfer
  7. That Cat Is High – M. Williams
  8. You Can Depend on Me – Earl Hines, Charles Carpenter
  9. Blue Champagne – Frank Ryerson, Grady Watts, Jimmy Eaton
  10. Java Jive – Milton Drake, Ben Oakland
  11. Occapella – Allen Toussaint
  12. Heart’s Desire – Hugh X. Lewis, George Cox, James Dozier, Ralph Ingram, Bernard Purdie