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On January 2, 2018.

On January 2, 2018, Roe Erister “Rick” Hall died aged 85. He was musician, music producer, songwriter, music publisher, best known as the owner and proprietor of “FAME Studios” in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. He had recorded and promoted names like Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Duane Allman, Etta James, Osmonds, Paul Anka and Tom Jones. In 1985, Hall was inducted into the “Alabama Music Hall of Fame”, received the “John Herbert Orr Pioneer Award”, and In 2014, he won the “Grammy Trustees Award”.

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In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Capricorn” label released the debut, self-titled Captain Beyond album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Rod Evans, Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt, Lee Dorman and Bobby Caldwell. The album was dedicated to the memory of Duane Allman.

Personnel:

  • Rod Evans– lead vocals
  • Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt– guitars
  • Lee Dorman– bass guitar, backing vocals, piano
  • Bobby Caldwell– drums, all percussion instruments (including bells and vibraphone), backing vocals, piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Bobby Caldwell and Rod Evans.

  1. Dancing Madly Backwards (on a Sea of Air)
  2. Armworth
  3. Myopic Void
  4. Mesmerization Eclipse
  5. Raging River of Fear
  6. Thousand Days of Yesterdays (Intro)
  7. Frozen Over
  8. Thousand Days of Yesterdays (Time Since Come and Gone)
  9. I Can’t Feel Nothin’ (Part 1)
  10. As the Moon Speaks (to the Waves of the Sea)
  11. Astral Lady
  12. As the Moon Speaks (Return)
  13. I Can’t Feel Nothin’ (Part 2)

In March 1972.

In March 1972, “Columbia” label released “D&B Together”, the sixth Delaney & Bonnie and Friends album. It was recorded 1969-1971, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett.

Personnel:

  • Delaney Bramlett- guitar, vocals
  • Bonnie Bramlett- vocals
  • Eric Clapton- guitar, vocals
  • Leon Russell- piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Duane Allman- guitar, vocals
  • Dave Mason- guitar, vocals
  • Carl Radle- bass, vocals
  • John Hartford- banjo, vocals
  • Steve Cropper- guitar, vocals
  • Jim Gordon- drums, vocals
  • Red Rhodes- steel guitar, vocals
  • Jaimoe- drums, vocals
  • Billy Preston- keyboards, piano, vocals
  • Charlie Freeman- guitar, vocals
  • Kenny Gradney- bass, vocals
  • Bobby Whitlock- keyboards, vocals
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone, vocals
  • James Jamerson- bass, vocals
  • Jerry Jumonville- saxophone, vocals
  • King Curtis- saxophone, vocals
  • Larry Knechtel- bass, vocals
  • Darrell Leonard- trumpet, vocals
  • Jim Price- horns, vocals
  • Chuck Rainey- bass, vocals
  • Larry Savoie- trombone, vocals
  • Rita Coolidge- vocals
  • Tina Turner- vocals
  • Venetta Fields- vocals
  • Merry Clayton- vocals
  • Eddie Kendricks- vocals
  • Sam Clayton- vocals
  • Joe Hicks- vocals
  • Patrice Holloway- vocals
  • Tex Johnson- vocals
  • Clydie King- vocals
  • Sherlie Matthews- vocals
  • Gordon De Witty- vocals
  • Jay York- vocals
  • Recording Engineer: Tom Dowd, James Greene
  • Art Direction: Howard Fritzson
  • Photography: David Gahr, Beverly Parker, Sandy Speiser

Track listing:

  1. Only You Know and I Know – Dave Mason
  2. Wade in the River of Jordan – traditional, arr. Delaney Bramlett
  3. Sound of the City – Delaney Bramlett, Joe Hicks
  4. Well, Well – Delaney Bramlett
  5. I Know How It Feels to Be Lonely- Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Ware
  6. Comin’ Home – Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  7. Move ‘Em Out – Steve Cropper, Bettye Crutcher
  8. Big Change Comin – Delaney Bramlett
  9. A Good Thing (I’m on Fire) – Delaney Bramlett, Gordon DeWitty
  10. Groupie (Superstar) – Delaney Bramlett, Leon Russell
  11. I Know Something Good About You – Delaney Bramlett, Joe Hicks
  12. Country Life – Delaney Bramlett, Bobby Whitlock

In March 1971.

In March 1971, “Atco” label released “Motel Shot”, the fourth Delaney & Bonnie and Friends album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett.

Personnel:

  • Delaney Bramlett- guitar, vocals, arranger
  • Bonnie Bramlett- vocals
  • Duane Allman- slide guitar
  • Ben Benay- guitar
  • Kenny Gradney- bass guitar
  • John Hartford- banjo, fiddle
  • Eddie James – guitar
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone
  • Dave Mason- guitar
  • Gram Parsons- guitar, vocals
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar
  • Joe Cocker- backing vocals
  • Leon Russell- piano, vocals
  • Clarence White- guitar, vocals
  • Bobby Whitlock- vocals
  • Jay York – backing vocals
  • Recording engineers: Bruce Botnick, Richard Moore, Lewis Peters
  • Photography: Barry Feinstein
  • Liner notes: Tom Wilkes

Track listing:

  1. Where the Soul Never Dies – traditional
  2. Will the Circle Be Unbroken – P. Carter
  3. Rock of Ages – traditional
  4. Long Road Ahead Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Carl Radle
  5. Faded Love – Bob Wills, Johnnie Wills
  6. Talkin’ about Jesus – traditional
  7. Come On In My Kitchen – Payne (Robert Johnson)
  8. Don’t Deceive Me (Please Don’t Go) – Chuck Willis
  9. Never Ending Song of Love – Delaney Bramlett
  10. Sing My Way Home – Delaney Bramlett
  11. Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad – traditional, Delaney Bramlett
  12. Lonesome and a Long Way from Home – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell

On September 23, 1970.

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On September 23, 1970, “Atco” label released “Idlewild South”, the second Allman Brothers Band studio album. It was recorded February–July 1970, at “Capricorn Sound Studios” in Macon; “Criteria Studios” in Miami; “Regent Sound Studios” in
New York City, and was produced by Tom Dowd and Joel Dorn.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman– vocals, organ, piano
  • Duane Allman– slide guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Dickey Betts– lead guitar
  • Berry Oakley– bass guitar, vocals, harmony vocals
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– drums, congas, timbales, percussion
  • Butch Trucks– drums, timpani
  • Thom Doucette– harmonica, percussion
  • Tom Dowd– engineer
  • Frank Fenter – supervision
  • Bob Liftin – engineer
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick – engineer
  • Howie Albert – engineer
  • Jim Hawkins – engineer
  • Ron Albert – engineer
  • Jimm Roberts – artwork, photography
  • Suha Gur – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregg Allman, except where noted.

  1. Revival – Dickey Betts
  2. Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’
  3. Midnight Rider – Gregg Allman, Robert Payne
  4. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed – Dickey Betts
  5. Hoochie Coochie Man – Willie Dixon
  6. Please Come Home
  7. Leave My Blues at Home

 

On August 24, 1970.

Spirit in the dark

On August 24, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Spirit in the Dark”, the nineteenth  Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded May – March 1970, and was produced by Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin and Jerry Wexler.

Personnell:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals, piano
  • Dave Crawford – organ
  • Howard “Buzz” Feiten- guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitar
  • Jimmy O’Rourke – guitar
  • The Sweet Inspirations- background vocals
  • Wylene Ivy – background vocals
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Almeda Lattimore – background vocals
  • Harold “Hog” Cowart – bass
  • Jimmy O’Rourke – guitar
  • Sammy Creason- drums
  • Ronald “Tubby” Ziegler – drums
  • Roger Hawkins- drums
  • Pat Lewis- background vocals
  • Duane Allman- guitar
  • Cornell Dupree- guitar
  • Jim Dickinson- additional keyboards
  • Ray Lucas – drums
  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Evelyn Green – background vocals
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • David Hood- bass
  • Mike Utley- additional keyboards
  • Barry Beckett- additional keyboards
  • Eddie Hinton- guitar

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) – Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson
  2. The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday’s Kiss) – Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins
  3. Pullin’ – Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe
  4. You and Me – Aretha Franklin
  5. Honest I Do – Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed
  6. Spirit in the Dark – Aretha Franklin
  7. When the Battle Is Over – Jessie Hill, Malcolm Rebennack
  8. One Way Ticket – Aretha Franklin
  9. Try Matty’s – Aretha Franklin
  10. That’s All I Want from You – Fritz Rotter
  11. Oh No Not My Baby – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  12. Why I Sing the Blues – B. King, Dave Clark

On February 12, 1972.

Eat a Peach

On February 12, 1972, “Capricorn Records” label released “Eat a Peach”, the third  Allman Brothers Band studio album. It was mix of studio recordings and recordings from the band’s 1971 “Fillmore East” performances. The live material was recorded on March 12–13 and June 27, 1971, at “Fillmore East” in New York, the studio material was recorded from September to December 1971, at  “Criteria Studios: in Miami. The album was produced by Tom Dowd. The double album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”, and became the best selling release in the band’s discography.

Personnel:

  • Duane Allman– slide guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Dickey Betts– lead guitar, lead vocals
  • Gregg Allman– lead vocals, organ, piano, electric piano, acoustic guitar
  • Berry Oakley– bass guitar
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– drums, congas
  • Butch Trucks– drums, percussion, tympani, gong, vibes, tambourine
  • David Powell – artwork
  • F. Holmes– artwork

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More – Gregg Allman
  2. Les Brers in A Minor – Dickey Betts
  3. Melissa – Gregg Allman, Steve Alaimo
  4. Mountain Jam – Donovan Leitch, Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, Jai Johanny Johanson
  5. One Way Out – Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn, Sonny Boy Williamson II
  6. Trouble No More – Muddy Waters
  7. Stand Back – Gregg Allman, Berry Oakley
  8. Blue Sky – Dickey Betts
  9. Little Martha – Duane Allman
  10. Mountain Jam – continued