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On June 17, 1961.

On June 17, 1961, “RCA Victor” label released “Something for Everybody”, the sixth Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded on November 8, 1960, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and on March 12, 1961, at “Studio B” in Nashville, and was produced by Steve Sholes and Urban Thielmann.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Boots Randolph– saxophone
  • Scotty Moore– electric guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Hank Garland– electric guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell – lead guitar
  • Dudley Brooks–piano
  • Meyer Rubin – double bass
  • Floyd Cramer– piano
  • Bob Moore– double bass
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Buddy Harman– drums

Track listing:

  1. There’s Always Me – Don Robertson
  2. Give Me the Right – Fred Wise, Norman Blagman
  3. It’s a Sin – Fred Rose, Zeb Turner
  4. Sentimental Me – James T. Morehead, James Cassin
  5. Starting Today – Don Robertson
  6. Gently – Murray Wisell, Edward Lisbona
  7. I’m Comin’ Home – Charlie Rich
  8. In Your Arms – Aaron Schroeder, Wally Gold
  9. Put the Blame On Me – Fred Wise, Kay Tworney, Norman Blagman
  10. Judy – Teddy Redell
  11. I Want You With Me – Woody Harris
  12. I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell – Fred Wise, Ben Weisman

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Ariola” label released “Roadmaster”, the fourth Gene Clark album. It was compiled from various unreleased recordings for” A&M Records” made in 1970 through 1972, produced by Jim Dickson and Chris Hinshaw.

Personnel:

  • Gene Clark– vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Chris Hillman– vocals, bass guitar
  • David Crosby – vocals, guitars
  • Roger McGuinn– vocals, guitars
  • Michael Clarke– drums
  • Bud Shank– flute
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Bernie Leadon, Rick Roberts– guitars, vocals
  • Clarence White– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Spooner Oldham– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chris Ethridge– bass guitar
  • Byron Berline– fiddle
  • Chris Hinshaw – recording engineer
  • Henry Diltz – photography
  • Barry Ballard – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Gene Clark except where noted.

  1. She’s the Kind of Girl
  2. One in a Hundred
  3. Here Tonight
  4. Full Circle Song
  5. In a Misty Morning
  6. Rough and Rocky – Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs
  7. Roadmaster – Freddy Weller, Spooner Oldham
  8. I Really Don’t Want to Know – Howard Barnes, Don Robertson
  9. I Remember the Railroad
  10. She Don’t Care About Time
  11. Shooting Star

On June 5, 1962.

On June 5, 1962, “RCA Victor” label released “Pot Luck with Elvis”, the seventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded on March 22, 1961, at “Radio Recorders”  in Hollywood, June 25 and October 15, 1961, March 18 and March 19, 1962, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Steve Sholes and  Joseph Lilley.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– lead vocals
  • Scotty Moore– rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– lead guitar
  • Hank Garland– lead guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell– rhythm guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • Grady Martin– guitar, vibes
  • Floyd Cramer– piano, organ
  • Dudley Brooks– piano
  • Gordon Stoker – piano
  • Bob Moore– double bass
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Buddy Harman– drums
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Boots Randolph– saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Kiss Me Quick – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  2. Just for Old Time Sake – Roy C. Bennett, Sid Tepper
  3. Gonna Get Back Home Somehow – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  4. (Such an) Easy Question – Otis Blackwelland Winfield Scott
  5. Steppin’ Out of Line – Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller
  6. I’m Yours – Hal Blair, Don Robertson
  7. Something Blue – Paul Evans, Al Byron
  8. Suspicion – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  9. I Feel That I’ve Known You Forever – Doc Pomus, Alan Jeffreys
  10. Night Rider – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  11. Fountain of Love – Bill Giant, Jeff Lewis
  12. That’s Someone You Never Forget – Elvis Presley, Red West

On March 23, 1956.

On March 23, 1956, “RCA Victor” label released the self-titled, debut Elvis Presley album. It was recorded July 1954 – January 1956, at “”RCA Victor Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, “RCA Victor Studios” in New York City, “Sun Studio” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Sam Phillips (Sun recordings) and Steve Sholes (RCA recordings). “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 40, on its list of the “100 Greatest Album Covers”. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Scotty Moore– electric guitar
  • Chet Atkins– acoustic guitar
  • Floyd Cramer– piano
  • Shorty Long– piano
  • Bill Black– bass
  • Doug Poindexter– percussion, guitar
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Johnny Bernero – drums
  • Gordon Stoker– backing vocals
  • Ben Speer– backing vocals
  • Brock Speer– backing vocals

 Track listing:

  1. Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
  2. I’m Counting On You – Don Robertson
  3. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
  4. One Sided Love Affair – Bill Campbell
  5. I Love You Because – Leon Payne
  6. Just Because – Bob Shelton, Joe Shelton, Sydney Robin
  7. Tutti Frutti – Dorothy LaBostrie, Richard Wayne Penniman
  8. Tryin’ to Get You – Rose Marie McCoy, Charles Singleton
  9. I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry (Over You) – Howard Biggs, Joe Thomas
  10. I’ll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin’) – Jimmy Wakely
  11. Blue Moon – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  12. Money Honey – Jesse Stone

 

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Fantasy” label released “The Blue Ridge Rangers”, the first John Fogerty solo album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by John Fogerty.

Personnel:

  • John Fogerty – vocals, guitar, keyboards, arrangements
  • Russ Gary – engineer
  • Skip Shimmin – engineer
  • Tony Lane – art direction
  • Bob Fogerty – photography

Track listing:

  1. Blue Ridge Mountain Blues – traditional
  2. Somewhere Listening (For My Name) – Archie Brownlee
  3. You’re the Reason – Fred Henley, Terry Fell, Mildred Imes, Bobby Edwards
  4. Jambalaya (On the Bayou) – Hank Williams
  5. She Thinks I Still Care – Dickey Lee Lipscomb, Steve Duffy
  6. California Blues (Blue Yodel #4) – Jimmie Rodgers
  7. Workin’ on a Building – traditional
  8. Please Help Me, I’m Falling – Don Robertson, Hal Blair
  9. Have Thine Own Way, Lord – Adelaide A. Pollard, George C. Stebbins
  10. I Ain’t Never – Mel Tillis, Webb Pierce
  11. Hearts of Stone – Rudy Jackson, Eddy Ray
  12. Today I Started Loving You Again – Merle Haggard, Bonnie Owens

On January 2, 1971.

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On January 2, 1971, “RCA” label released “Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old)”, the eleventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded June – September 1970, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, and was produced by Felton Jarvis.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– vocals, guitar
  • James Burton– guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – pedal steel guitar
  • Bobby Thompson – banjo
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • The Imperials Quartet– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Joe Babcock – backing vocals
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • Mary Holladay – backing vocals
  • Ginger Holladay – backing vocals
  • June Page – backing vocals
  • Sonja Montgomery – backing vocals
  • Dolores Edgin – backing vocals
  • Mary Greene – backing vocals
  • Temple Riser – backing vocals
  • Cam Mullins – string arrangements
  • Don Tweedy – string arrangements
  • Bergen White – horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Snowbird – Gene MacLellan
  2. Tomorrow Never Comes – Johnny Bond, Ernest Tubb
  3. Little Cabin on the Hill – Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt
  4. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – Dave “Curly” Williams, Sunny David
  5. Funny How Time Slips – Willie Nelson
  6. I Really Don’t Want to Know – Howard Barnes, Don Robertson
  7. There Goes My Everything – Dallas Frazier
  8. It’s Your Baby, You Rock It – Shirl Milete, Nora Fowler
  9. The Fool – Naomi Ford, Lee Hazlewood
  10. Faded Love – Bob Wills, Johnnie Lee Wills
  11. I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water – Joe Babcock
  12. Make the World Go Away – Hank Cochran

On February 23, 2010.

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On February 23, 2010, “American Recordings” and “Lost Highway Records” labels posthumously released “American VI: Ain’t No Grave”, album by Johnny Cash. The album’s music was recorded in 2006, during the same sessions as “American V: A Hundred Highways”.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash– vocals, guitar
  • Scott Avett– banjo
  • Seth Avett– footsteps & chains
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • Smokey Hormel– guitar
  • Jonny Polonsky– guitar
  • Matt Sweeney– guitar
  • Benmont Tench– piano, harpsichord, organ

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t No Grave(Gonna Hold This Body Down) – Claude Ely,  credited as traditional
  2. Redemption Day – Sheryl Crow
  3. For the Good Times – Kris Kristofferson
  4. I Corinthians 15:55 – Johnny Cash
  5. Can’t Help but Wonder Where I’m Bound – Tom Paxton
  6. A Satisfied Mind – Red Hayes, Jack Rhodes
  7. I Don’t Hurt Anymore – Don Robertson, Walter E. Rollins
  8. Cool Water – Bob Nolan
  9. Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream – Ed McCurdy
  10. Aloha Oe (Queen Lili’uokalani)