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In May 1979.

In May 1979, “Columbia” label released “Flag”, the ninth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded January-March 1979, and was produced by Peter Asher.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor — guitar, vocals
  • Peter Asher— timbales, vocals
  • Dan Dugmore— pedal steel guitar
  • Steve Forman — percussion
  • Don Grolnick— keyboards
  • Danny Kortchmar— guitar
  • Russ Kunkel— drums, percussion
  • David Lasley— backing vocals
  • Jesse Levy — cello
  • Arif Mardin— strings
  • Arnold McCuller— backing vocals
  • Graham Nash— vocals
  • David Sanborn— saxophone
  • Ralph Schuckett— keyboards
  • Louise Schulmann — viola
  • Carly Simon— vocals
  • Leland Sklar— bass
  • David Spinozza— guitar, strings
  • Alex Taylor— backing vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel— acoustic, electric and slide guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor except where noted.

  1. Company Man Johnnie Comes Back
  2. Day Tripper – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. I Will Not Lie for You
  4. Brother Trucker
  5. Is That the Way You Look?
  6. S.U.R. (S.U.C.S.I.M.I.M.)
  7. Rainy Day Man – James Taylor, Zach Wiesner
  8. Millworker
  9. Up on the Roof – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  10. Chanson Française
  11. Sleep Come Free Me
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In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Atlantic” label released “One to One”, the thirteen Carole King album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Studio South” in Austin, Texas and “Kendun Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mark Hallman and Carole King. The album was accompanied by concert video featuring on-camera comments by Carole King, live performances from “One to One” studio album, and some of her best-known songs from previous LP’s.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – vocals, piano
  • Mark Hallman- guitar, harmonica, background vocals
  • Reese Wynans- keyboards
  • Danny Kortchmar- guitar
  • Robert McEntee – guitar
  • Eric Johnson- guitar, Fender Rhodes
  • Charles Larkey – bass
  • Steve Meador – drums
  • Christopher Dennis – percussion
  • Richard Hardy – flute, saxophone
  • Louise Goffin- background vocals
  • Engineered by Chet Himes, James Tuttle

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King except where noted.

  1. One to One – Carole King, Cynthia Weil
  2. It’s a War
  3. Lookin’ Out for Number One
  4. Life Without Love – Gerry Goffin, Louise Goffin, Warren Pash
  5. Golden Man
  6. Read Between the Lines
  7. (Love Is Like A) Boomerang
  8. Goat Annie
  9. Someone You Never Met Before – Louise Goffin, Carole King
  10. Little Prince

 

In March 1975.

In March 1975, “RCA Victor” label released “Duit on Mon Dei”, the eleventh Harry Nilsson album. It was recorded 1974-1975, at “RCA’s Music Center of the World” in Hollywood, and was produced by Harry Nilson.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitar
  • Danny Kortchmar– guitar
  • Dennis Budimir – guitar
  • Ringo Starr– drums
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Robert Greenidge – drums
  • Klaus Voormann– bass
  • Van Dyke Parks– piano
  • Jane Getz – piano
  • Perry Botkin, Jr.– arranger, orchestra
  • Fredric Nyrow – arranger
  • Bobby Keys– saxophone
  • Gene Cipriano – saxophone
  • Charles Dinwiddie – saxophone
  • Martin M. Drystall – saxophone
  • Jerry Jumonville – saxophone
  • Trevor Lawrence – saxophone
  • John Rotella – saxophone
  • Clifford Shank – saxophone
  • Tommy Shepard – trombon
  • Tony Terran– trumpet
  • Malcolm McNabb – trumpet
  • Joey Deaguero – marimba
  • John Bergamo – marimba
  • Doug Dillard – banjo
  • John– banjo
  • Gene Estes– percussion, Tympani
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Emmett Kennedy – percussion
  • Pat Murphy – percussion, conga
  • Denzil Lauchton – harp
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Gordon Howard Marrow – violin
  • Fredric Myrow – organ
  • Harry Nilsson – vocals
  • Gloria Jones– vocals
  • Zodiac Singers – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Nilsson, except where noted

  1. Jesus Christ You’re Tall
  2. It’s a Jungle Out There
  3. Down by the Sea
  4. Kojak Columbo
  5. Easier for Me
  6. Turn Out the Light
  7. Salmon Falls – Harry Nilsson, Klaus VoormannPuget Sound
  8. What’s Your Sign” (featuring Gloria Jonesand the Zodiac Singers
  9. Home
  10. Good for God

 

 

In February 1970.

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In February 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “Sweet Baby James”, the second James Taylor studio album. It was recorded in December 1969, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Peter Asher. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Sweet Baby James” at number 103 on its list of the “Greatest Albums of All Time”. In 2003 the TV network “VH1” named  the album the 77th greatest album of all time. “Sweet Baby James” was certified 3 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor— guitar, vocals
  • Jack Bielan —brass
  • Chris Darrow —fiddle, violin
  • Carole King— piano, vocals
  • Danny Kortchmar— guitar
  • Russ Kunkel— drums
  • John London— bass
  • Randy Meisner— bass
  • Red Rhodes— steel guitar
  • Bobby West —double bass

Tracks listing:

All tracks by James Taylor except where noted.

  1. Sweet Baby James
  2. Lo and Behold
  3. Sunny Skies
  4. Steamroller
  5. Country Road
  6. Oh, Susanna – Stephen Foster
  7. Fire and Rain
  8. Blossom
  9. Anywhere Like Heaven
  10. Oh Baby, Don’t You Loose Your Lip on Me
  11. Suite for 20 G

 

On November 1, 1972.

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On November 1, 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “One Man Dog”, the fourth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Peter Asher.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals,  harmonica,  autoharp, bells, cross-cut saw
  • Arthur Baron – bass trombone
  • George Bohanon- trombone
  • Michael Brecker- flute, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker- trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Dash Crofts- mandolin
  • Craig Doerge- piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion, congas, bongos, tambourine, shaker, bells
  • Abigale Haness – backing vocals
  • Steven Edney – backing vocals
  • John Hartford- banjo, fiddle
  • Carole King- backing vocals
  • Danny Kortchmar- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, timbales
  • Russ Kunkel- drums, congas, tambourine, cabasa
  • John McLaughlin- acoustic guitar
  • Mark Paletier – sound effects, saw
  • Red Rhodes- pedal steel guitar
  • Barry Rogers – trombone
  • Linda Ronstadt- backing vocals
  • Carly Simon- backing vocals
  • Leland Sklar- bass, guitarron mexicano
  • Alex Taylor- backing vocals
  • Hugh Taylor- backing vocals
  • Kate Taylor- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor, except where noted.

  1. One Man Parade
  2. Nobody But You
  3. Chili Dog
  4. Fool for You
  5. Instrumental I
  6. New Tune
  7. Back on the Street Again – Danny Kortchmar
  8. Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
  9. Woh, Don’t You Know – Danny Kortchmar, Leland Sklar, James Taylor
  10. One Morning in May – Traditional
  11. Instrumental II
  12. Someone – John McLaughlin
  13. Hymn
  14. Fanfare
  15. Little David
  16. Mescalito
  17. Dance
  18. Jig

 

On September 15, 1975.

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On September 15, 1975, “ABC Records” label released “Wind on the Water”, the second Crosby & Nash album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Rudy Records” in San Francisco, “Sound Labs” and “Village Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Barncard.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby— vocals; electric guitar; twelve-string guitar;guitar; piano
  • Graham Nash— vocals; electric guitar; piano, organ; congas
  • Craig Doerge— electric piano, piano, organ
  • Carole King— organ; vocals, piano
  • Stan Szelest— electric piano
  • David Lindley— slide guitar; fiddle
  • Danny Kortchmar— electric guitar
  • Joel Bernstein— guitar; backing vocals
  • James Taylor— guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Keith— slide guitar
  • Tim Drummond— bass
  • Leland Sklar— bass
  • Russell Kunkel— drums; percussion
  • Levon Helm— drums
  • Jackson Browne— backing vocals
  • Jimmie Haskell— string arrangements
  • Sid Sharp — orchestra leader
  • Stephen Barncard, Don Gooch —engineers
  • Stanley Johnston — assistant engineer
  • Gary Burden— art direction
  • Joel Bernstein — photography
  • Stephen Barncard, Mike Ragonga — reissue producers
  • Erick Labson —remastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Carry Me – David Crosby
  2. Mama Lion – Graham Nash
  3. Bittersweet – David Crosby
  4. Take the Money and Run – Graham Nash
  5. Naked in the Rain – David Crosby, Graham Nash
  6. Love Work Out – Graham Nash
  7. Low Down Payment – David Crosby
  8. Cowboy of Dreams – Graham Nash
  9. Homeward Through the Haze – David Crosby
  10. Fieldworker – Graham Nash
  11. To the Last Whale…(A. Critical Mass B. Wind on the Water) – David Crosby, Graham Nash

On August 2, 1983.

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On August 2, 1983, “Asylum” label released “Lawyers in Love”, the seventh Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Jackson Browne and Greg Ladanyi.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – guitar, vocals
  • Craig Doerge– synthesizer, piano
  • Bob Glaub– bass, organ
  • Doug Haywood – organ, vocals, bass
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Billy Payne– organ
  • Rick Vito– lead guitar, vocals
  • Danny Kortchmar– arranger
  • Greg Ladanyi– engineer
  • James Geddes – engineer
  • Ed Wong – engineer
  • Brian Reed – production assistant
  • Dawn Patrol – design, art direction, cover design
  • Jimmy Wachtel– design, art direction, cover design
  • Matti Klatt – photography

Track list:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted:

  1. Lawyers in Love
  2. On the Day
  3. Cut It Away
  4. Downtown
  5. Tender Is the Night – Jackson Browne, Danny Kortchmar, Russ Kunkel
  6. Knock on Any Door – Jackson Browne, Craig Doerge, Danny Kortchmar
  7. Say It Isn’t True
  8. For a Rocker