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In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Straight” label released “Starsailor”, the sixth Tim Buckley studio album. It was recorded in September 1970, at “Whitney Studios” in Glendale, and was produced by Tim Buckley.

Personnel:

  • Tim Buckley– guitar, 12-string guitar, vocals
  • John Balkin – double bass, electric bass
  • Lee Underwood– guitar, piano, pipe organ
  • Buzz Gardner – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Maury Baker – percussion
  • Bunk Gardner– alto flute, tenor saxophone
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Larry Beckett, all music by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

  1. Come Here Woman – Tim Buckley
  2. I Woke Up
  3. Monterey
  4. Moulin Rouge
  5. Song to the Siren – Tim Buckley
  6. Jungle Fire – Tim Buckley
  7. Starsailor – John Balkin, Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  8. The Healing Festival – Tim Buckley
  9. Down by the Borderline – Tim Buckley
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In November 1968.

In November 1968, “Warner Bros” label released “Astral Weeks”, the second Van Morrison studio album.It was recorded September – October at “Century Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Lewis Merenstein. In 1995 “Mojo” magazine ranked “Astral Weeks” at number two on its list of the greatest albums of all time; in 1998 it was voted the 9th greatest album of all time in a “Music of the Millennium” poll conducted by “HMV”, “Channel 4” and “The Guardian”; in 2000, “Q” magazine ranked it at number 6 on its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”; in 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 19 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”, and in 2006, “Time” magazine included “Astral Weeks” in its list of the “All-TIME 100 Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison— vocals, acoustic guitar
  • John Payne — flute; soprano saxophone
  • Jay Berliner— classical and steel-string acoustic guitars
  • Richard Davis— double bass
  • Warren Smith, Jr.— percussion, vibraphone
  • Connie Kay— drums
  • Larry Fallon— string arrangements, conductor; harpsichord
  • Barry Kornfeld — acoustic guitar
  • Brooks Arthur — engineer
  • Ed Thrasher— art director
  • Joel Brodsky— photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

Part One: In The Beginning

  1. Astral Weeks
  2. Beside You
  3. Sweet Thing
  4. Cyprus Avenue

Part Two: Afterwards

  1. The Way Young Lovers Do
  2. Madame George
  3. Ballerina
  4. Slim Slow Slider

In September 1972.

In September 1972, Warner Bros label released “Rolling Thunder”, the first Mickey Hart solo album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Mickey’s Barn” in Marin County, California.The cover art was created by Alton Kelly and Stanley Mouse’s Kelly/Mouse Studios.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion, field drum, timpani
  • John Cipollina– guitar
  • Bob Weir– guitar, vocals
  • Tower of Power– horn section
  • Stephen Stills– bass
  • Carmelo Garcia – timbales, congas
  • Mike and Nancy Hinton – marimba
  • Alla Rakha– rain
  • Sam Andrew, Robbie Stokes – guitar
  • David Freiberg– vocals, bass, piano
  • Steven Schuster – flute
  • Zakir Hussain – rain, table
  • Jerry Garcia – guitar, insect fear
  • Grace Slick– piano, vocals
  • Greg Errico– drums
  • Barry Melton– acoustic guitar, vocals
  • David Freiberg – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Paul Kantner– vocals
  • Barry Melton – guitar
  • Robbie Stokes – guitar, bass
  • David Freiberg – bass, piano, viola, vocals, water pump
  • Terry Haggerty – guitar
  • Bill Champlin– organ
  • Phil Lesh – bass
  • Dan Healy, Rick Davis, John Wollman, David Freiberg, Mickey Hart– engineers
  • Phil Lesh, Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, David Freiberg, Dan Healy, Stephen Stills– mixdown
  • Rock Scully– direction
  • Ed Thrasher– art direction
  • Ron Rakow, Bruce Baxter – photography

Track listing:

  1. Rolling Thunder/Shoshone Invocation” (Rolling Thunder)
  2. The Main Ten (Playing in the Band) – Mickey Hart, Bon Weir, Hunter
  3. Fletcher Carnaby – Mickey Hart, Hunter
  4. The Chase (Progress) – Mickey Hart
  5. Blind John – J. Stetson, Peter Monk
  6. Young Man – Mickey Hart, Peter Monk
  7. Deep, Wide and Frequent – Mickey Hart
  8. Pump Song – Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Hunter
  9. Granma’s Cookies – Mickey Hart
  10. Hangin’ On – Stetson, Peter Monk; arranged by Mickey Hart

 

In September 1967.

In September 1967, “Reprise” label released “Alice’s Restaurant”, the debut Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Fred Hellerman.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, guitar
  • Al Brown – assistant production
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction
  • Richard Chalfin – photo concept
  • Harold Leventhal – linear notes
  • Sherman Weisburd – cover photo
  • Diana J. Davies – linear photo

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie.

  1. Alice’s Restaurant Massacree
  2. Chilling of the Evening
  3. Ring-Around-a-Rosy Rag
  4. Now and Then
  5. I’m Going Home
  6. The Motorcycle Song
  7. Highway in the Wind

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Reprise” label released “The Rill Thing”, the thirteen Little Richard album. It was recorded March – June 1970, and was produced by Little Richard.

Personnel:

  • Little Richard– vocals, piano
  • Harrison Callay – trumpet
  • Ronnie Eader – baritone saxophone
  • Harry Thompson – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Rose – trombone
  • Clayton Ivey – piano
  • Jerry Masters – bass
  • Travis Womack – guitar
  • Albert Lowe – guitar
  • Roger Hawkins- drums
  • Eddie Fletcher – bass
  • Jesse Boyce – electric bass
  • Wade Jackson – tenor saxophone
  • Ed Thrasher- art direction
  • Ed Caraeff- cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Freedom Blues – Richard Penniman, Esquerita
  2. Greenwood, Mississippi – Travis Wammack, Albert Lowe Jr
  3. Two-Time Loser – Larry Lee
  4. Dew Drop Inn – Richard Penniman, Esquerita, Keith Winslow
  5. Somebody Saw You – Richard Penniman
  6. Spreadin’ Natta, What’s The Matter? – Richard Penniman, Robert “Bumps” Blackwell, Maybelle Jackson
  7. Rill Thing – Richard Penniman
  8. Lovesick Blues – Hank Williams
  9. I Saw Her Standing There – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Reprise” label released “Underground”, the second Electric Prunes studio album. It was recorded in 1967, at “American Recording Co”, and was produced by Dave Hassinger.

Personnel:

  • James Lowe – vocals, autoharp, harmonica
  • Ken Williams – lead guitar, effects
  • James “Weasel” Spagnola – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Mark Tulin – bass, organ, piano
  • Michael “Quint” Weakley – drums
  • Dave Hassinger– liner notes
  • Richie Podolor, Bill Cooper – engineer
  • Ed Thrasher– art director
  • Tom Tucker– photography

Track listing:

  1. The Great Banana Hoax – James Lowe, Mark Tulin
  2. Children of Rain – Goodie Williams, Ken Williams
  3. Wind-Up Toys – James Lowe, Mark Tulin
  4. Antique Doll – Nancy Mantz, Annette Tucker
  5. It’s Not Fair – James Lowe, Mark Tulin
  6. I Happen to Love You – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  7. Do-Good – Mantz, Tucker
  8. I – Mantz, Tucker
  9. Hideaway – James Lowe, Mark Tulin
  10. Big City – Johnny Walsh, Dan Walsh
  11. Captain Glory – James Lowe
  12. Long Day’s Flight – Michael “Quint” Weakley, Don Yorty

 

In July 1976.

In July 1976, “Reprise” label released “Trick Bag”, the seventh Meters studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Allen Toussaint, Ziggy Modeliste, Art Neville, Cyril Neville, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr. and Kenneth “Afro” Williams..

Personnel:

  • Ziggy Modeliste– drums
  • Art Neville– keyboards, vocals
  • Cyril Neville– congas, percussion, vocals
  • Leo Nocentelli– guitar, vocals
  • George Porter, Jr.– bass guitar
  • Kenneth “Afro” Williams – percussion
  • Tony Owens – background vocals
  • Terry Smith – background vocals
  • Earl King– vocals
  • Bob Irwin – mastering
  • Bill Dahl – liner notes
  • Rich Russell – design
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction
  • Michael P. Smith – photography
  • Tom Copi – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ziggy Modeliste, Art Neville, Cyril Neville, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr. and Kenneth “Afro” Williams, except where noted.

  1. Disco Is the Thing Today
  2. Find Yourself
  3. All These Things – Naomi Neville
  4. I Want to Be Loved by You
  5. Suite for 20 G – James Taylor
  6. (Doodle Loop) The World Is a Little Bit Under the Weather – Leo Nocentelli, Vincent Toussaint
  7. Trick Bag – Earl King
  8. Mister Moon
  9. Chug-A-Lug
  10. Hang ‘Em High – Dominic Frontiere
  11. Honky Tonk Women – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards