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In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Monument Records” label released “Jesus Was a Capricorn”, the fourth Kris Kristofferson album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” and “Monument Recording Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • Rita Coolidge – backing vocals
  • Chip Young, Dennis Linde, Fred Carter Jr., Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Colvard, John Buck Wilkin, Johnny Christopher, Mac Gayden, Stephen Bruton – guitar
  • “Uncle Josh” Graves – slide dobro
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, David Briggs, John Harris, Mike Utley – piano, electric piano, organ
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, David Darling, George Binkley, Lillian Hunt, Sheldon Kurland, Steven Smith – strings
  • Bill Justis – string arrangements
  • Norbert Putnam, Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Andrew Newmark, Kenny Buttrey – drums
  • Alan Rush, Benny Whitehead, Billy Swan, Larry Gatlin, Randy Cullers, The Bergenaires, The Joint Venture, The Jordanaires – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson except where noted.

  1. Jesus Was a Capricorn (Owed to John Prine)
  2. Nobody Wins
  3. It Sure Was (Love)
  4. Enough for You
  5. Help Me – Larry Gatlin
  6. Jesse Younger
  7. Give It Time to Be Tender – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts
  8. Out of Mind, Out of Sight – Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton
  9. Sugar Man
  10. Why Me

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Monument” label released “The Silver Tongued Devil and I”, the second Kris Kristofferson studio album. It was recorded in 1971 and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • The Lady (Joan Baez) – vocal
  • Jerry Kennedy, Jerry Shook, Chris Gantry– guitar
  • Norbert Putnam, Bobby Dyson, Billy Swan– bass
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • David Briggs, Donnie Fritts– keyboards
  • Norman Blake– dobro
  • Charlie McCoy– harmonica, vibes, trumpet
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Billy Swan, Donnie Fritts, Rita Coolidge– vocals
  • Bergen White – arrangements
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineer
  • Tommy Strong – engineer
  • Mort Thomasson – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson, except where noted.

  1. The Silver Tongued Devil and I
  2. Jody and the Kid
  3. Billy Dee
  4. Good Christian Soldier – Billy Joe Shaver, Bobby Bare
  5. Breakdown (A Long Way Home)
  6. Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)
  7. The Taker – Kris Kristofferson, Shel Siverstein
  8. When I Loved Her
  9. The Pilgrim, Chapter 33
  10. Epitaph (Black and Blue) – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts

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 May 1972.

In May 1972, “A&M” label released “Come from the Shadows”, the fourteen Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadrophonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Joan Baez.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Stuart Basore – steel guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Pete Wade – guitar
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • John “Bucky” Wilkin – guitar
  • David Briggs– keyboard
  • Glen Spreen – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Charlie McCoy– harp, guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Kenneth Buttrey– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion

Track listing:

  1. Prison Trilogy (Billy Rose) – Joan Baez
  2. Rainbow Road – Donnie Fritts, Dan Penn
  3. Love Song to a Stranger – Joan Baez
  4. Myths – Joan Baez
  5. In the Quiet Morning – Mimi Fariña
  6. All the Weary Mothers of the Earth (People’s Union #1) – Joan Baez
  7. To Bobby – Joan Baez
  8. Song of Bangladesh – Joan Baez
  9. A Stranger in My Place – Kenny Rogers, Kin Vassy
  10. Tumbleweed – Douglas Van Arsdale
  11. The Partisan – Anna Marly, Hy Zaret
  12. Imagine – John Lennon

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Warner Bros” label released the second, self-titled Arthur Alexander album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Tommy Cogbill.

Personnel:

  • Arthur Alexander– vocals
  • Bobby Wood – piano
  • Hayword Bishop – drums
  • Thomas Cain – piano
  • Gene Chrisman – drums
  • Johnny Christopher – guitar
  • Tommy Cogbill- bass
  • Shane Keister- keyboards
  • Bobby Emmons – keyboards
  • Eddie Hinton- guitar
  • Mike Leech – bass
  • Kenny Malone- drums
  • Reggie Young- guitar

Track listing:

  1. I’m Comin’ Home – Dennis Linde
  2. It Hurts to Want It So Bad – Steve Smith, Tim Smith, Charles Veldman
  3. Go on Home Girl – Arthur Alexander
  4. In the Middle of It All – Arthur Alexander
  5. Burning Love – Arthur Alexander, Dennis Linde
  6. Rainbow Road – Donnie Fritts, Dan Penn
  7. Love’s Where Life Begins – Arthur Alexander, Dale Ward
  8. Down the Back Roads – Jackie Cook, Steve Cropper, Mary V. Williams
  9. Call Me Honey – Dennis Linde
  10. Come Along With Me – Arthur Alexander, Donnie Fritts
  11. Call Me in Tahiti – Dennis Linde
  12. Thank God He Came – Arthur Alexander, Donnie Fritts