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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released “The Lady’s Not for Sale”, the third Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios” and “Sunset Sound “ in Los Angeles   and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Rita Coolidge – vocals
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Al Kooper – lead guitar
  • John Sebastian – harmonica
  • Jerry McGee – acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Leadon – guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel and National slide guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Booker T. Jones – flute, background vocals
  • Carl Radle – bass
  • Lee Sklar – bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums, percussion

The Dixie Flyers

  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow – pedal steel guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Sammy Creason – drums
  • Marc Benno – arrangements                                                                                
  • Kris Kristofferson – backing vocals, arrangement
  • Priscilla Jones, Donna Weiss, Venetta Fields, Sherlie Matthews, Maxine Willard – backing vocals
  • Glyn Johns, John Haeny, Richie Moore – recording engineer
  • David Anderle – mixing
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – design
  • Bob Jenkins – front and back cover photography

Track listing:

  1. My Crew – Priscilla Jones, Booker T. Jones
  2. Fever – Johnny Davenport, Eddie Cooley
  3. Bird on a Wire – Leonard Cohen
  4. I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight – Bob Dylan
  5. A Woman Left Lonely – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  6. Whiskey Whiskey – Tom Ghent
  7. Everybody Loves a Winner – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  8. Donut Man – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno
  9. Inside of Me – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno, Mike Utley
  10. The Lady’s Not for Sale – Kris Kristofferson, Carol Pugh

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “A&M” label released “Booker T. & Priscilla” album by Booket T. Jones and Priscilla Jones. It was recorded January – February 1971 at “Sunset Sound”, “A&M Records” and “Wally Heider Studios”, and was produced by Booket T. Jones and Priscilla Jones.

Personnel:

  • Booker T. Jones – guitar, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Priscilla Jones – piano
  • Gerry McGhee, Jesse “Indian Ed” Davis – guitar
  • Sanford Konikoff – tambourine
  • Tim Hill – harmonica
  • Jim Horn – oboe
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Bobbye Hall Porter – percussion
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – deisgn
  • Jim McCary – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Priscilla Jones, except where noted.

  1. The Wedding Song – Booker T. Jones
  2. She – Chris Ethridge, Graham Parsons
  3. The Indian Song – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  4. For Priscilla – Booker T. Jones
  5. The Delta Song
  6. Why
  7. Mississippi Voodoo
  8. Cool Black Dream
  9. Sweet Child You’re Not Alone – Donna Weiss
  10. He – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  11. Sister Babe
  12. Earth Children – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  13. Wather Brothers
  14. Medley from the Jones Ranch
  15. Funny Honey – Bookler T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  16. California Girl – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  17. The Sun Don’t Shine – Booker T. Jones
  18. Ole Man Trouble – Booker T. Jones

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “A&M” label released “It’s Only Love”, the fifth Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sunset Sound Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Rita Coolidge – vocals
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Jerry McGee, Dean Parks, Fred Tackett – guitars
  • Lee Sklar – bass
  • Sammy Creason – drums
  • Bobbye Hall – percussion
  • Al Perkins, Jr – pedal steel guitar
  • Booker T. Jones – organ
  • Barbara Carroll – piano
  • Chuck Domanico – bass
  • Colin Bailey – drums
  • Venetta Fields, Clyde King, Sherlie Matthews, Brooks Hunniutt, Jennifer Warnes, Petsye Powell – singers
  • David Campbell – Orchestral Arrangements
  • Jim Horn – horn arrangements
  • John Haeny, Kent Nebergall – recording engineers
  • Marty Lewis – re-mix engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Junie Osaki – design
  • Bob Jenkins – photography

Track listing:

  1. Born To Love Me – Bob Morrison
  2. I Wanted It All – Jackie De Shannon, John Bettis
  3. Keep The Candle Burning – Bennie Gallagher, Graham Lyle
  4. Don’t Let Love Pass You By – Donnie Fritts, Eddie Hinton
  5. It’s Only Love – Bob Morrison
  6. Star – Donna Weiss
  7. Late Again – Kris Kristofferson
  8. My Rock and Roll Man – Troy Seals, Mentor Williams, Eddie Setser
  9. Mean to Me – Roy Turk, Fred Ahlert
  10. Am I Blue – Grant Clarke, Harry Akst

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Columbia” label released “New York City (You’re a Woman)”, the fourth Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – piano, organ, guitars, mellotron, harmonium, vocals
  • Paul Humphries– drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter– percussion
  • Lou Shelton– guitar
  • Terry Kath– guitar solo
  • Carol Kaye, Herbie Flowers– electric bass
  • Bobby West – acoustic andelectric bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Rita Coolidge, Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Donna Weiss, Julia Tillman Waters, Edna Wright, Maxine Willard Waters, Lorna Willard, Edna Woods, Claudia Lennear, Dorothy Morrison, Robbie Montgomery, Jessie Smith, Robert John, Michael Gately and Jay Siegel – backing vocals
  • Doug Pomeroy, Frank Laico, Ken Scott, Mark Friedman, Sy Mitchell – engineers
  • Richard Avedon– cover photography
  • John Berg – design

Track listing:

  1. New York City (You’re a Woman) – Al Kooper
  2. John the Baptist (Holy John) – Al Kooper, Phyllis Major
  3. Can You Hear It Now (500 Miles) – traditional, arr. by Al Kooper
  4. The Ballad of the Hard Rock Kid – Al Kooper
  5. Going Quietly Mad – Al Kooper
  6. Medley
  • Oo Wee Baby, I Love You – Richard Parker
  • Love Is A Man’s Best Friend – Irwin Levine, Kooper
  1. Back on My Feet – Al Kooper
  2. Come Down in Time – Bernie Taupin, Elton John
  3. Dearest Darling – Bo Diddley
  4. Nightmare #5 – Al Kooper
  5. The Warning (Someone’s on the Cross Again) – Al Kooper, Phyllis Major

In January 1972.

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In January 1972, “Reprise” label released “Into the Purple Valley”, the second Ry Cooder studio album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Jim Dickinson, Van Dyke Parks and Lenny Waronker. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 12 on its list of the “100 Greatest Album Covers”.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – guitar, bass, mandolin, vocals
  • Van Dyke Parks– keyboards
  • Gloria Jones– vocals
  • Claudia Lennear– vocals
  • George Bohanon– horns
  • John Craviotta – drums
  • Joe Lane Davis – horns
  • Jim Dickinson– piano
  • Chris Ethridge– bass
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Jerry Jumonville – saxophone
  • Fritz Richmond– bass
  • Donna Washburn – vocals
  • Donna Weiss– vocals
  • Ike Williams – horns

Track listing:

  1. How Can You Keep Moving (Unless You Migrate Too) – Agnes “Sis” Cunningham
  2. Billy the Kid – traditional; arranged by Ry Cooder
  3. Money Honey – Jesse Stone
  4. FDR in Trinidad – Fitz Maclean
  5. Teardrops Will Fall – Dickey Doo, Marion Smith
  6. Denomination Blues – George Washington Phillips
  7. On a Monday – Lead Belly
  8. Hey Porter – Johnny Cash
  9. Great Dream from Heaven – Joseph Spence
  10. Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Us Al – traditional; arranged by Ry Cooder
  11. Vigilante Man – Woody Guthrie