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On March 17, 1969.

On March 17, 1969, “Atlantic” label released “Freedom Suite” the fifth Rascals studio album. It was recorded May – December 1968, and was produced by Arif Mardin, Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati, Gene Cornish and Dino Danelli.

Personnel:

  • Felix Cavaliere – lead and backing vocals, organ, piano
  • Gene Cornish – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Eddie Brigati – lead and backing vocals, conga drums, tambourine
  • Dino Danelli – drums
  • Chuck Rainey – bass guitar
  • Richard Davis – bass guitar
  • Gerald Jemmott – bass guitar
  • King Curtis – tenor saxophone
  • David Newman – tenor saxophone
  • David Brigati – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin – arrangements
  • Charles Morrow – arrangements
  • Adrian Barber – recording engineer
  • Tom Dowd – recording engineer
  • Don Casale – recording engineers

Track listing:

  1. America the Beautiful – Felix Cavaliere
  2. Me and My Friends – Gene Cornish
  3. Any Dance’ll Do – Felix Cavaliere
  4. Look Around – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  5. A Ray of Hope – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  6. Island of Love – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  7. Of Course – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  8. Love Was So Easy to Give – Gene Cornish
  9. People Got to Be Free – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  10. Baby I’m Blue – Felix Cavaliere
  11. Heaven – Felix Cavaliere
  12. Adrian’s Birthday – Felix Cavaliere, Gene Cornish, Dino Danelli
  13. Boom – Dino Danelli
  14. Cute – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere, Gene Cornish, Dino Danelli

On July 31, 1967.

Groovin

On July 31, 1967, “Atlantic” label released “Groovin’”, the third Young Rascals albums. It was recorded December 1966 – June 1967, and was produced by The Young Rascals. This was the last album on which the band was billed as “The Young Rascals”; the next album ”Once Upon a Dream” would be credited to simply “The Rascals”. The album front cover design was conceived by the band’s drummer Dino Danelli.

Personnel:

  • Felix Cavaliere– vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Eddie Brigati– vocals, percussion
  • Gene Cornish– vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica
  • Dino Danelli– drums
  • David Brigati– vocals
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Chuck Rainey- bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati, except where noted.

  1. A Girl Like You
  2. Find Somebody
  3. I’m So Happy Now – Gene Cornish
  4. Sueño
  5. How Can I Be Sure
  6. Groovin’
  7. If You Knew
  8. I Don’t Love You Anymore – Gene Cornish
  9. You Better Run
  10. A Place in the Sun – Ronald Miller, Brian Wells
  11. It’s Love