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On January 8, 1970.

On January 8, 1970, “Tamla” label released “That’s the Way Love Is”, the tenth Marvin Gaye studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Hitsville U.S.A.” in Detroit, and was produced by Norman Whitfield.

Personnel:

  • Marvin Gaye- lead vocals
  • The Andantes, The Originals- background vocals
  • The Funk Brothers- instrumentation

Track listing:

  1. Gonna Give Her All The Love I’ve Got – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  2. Yesterday – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. Groovin’ – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  4. I Wish It Would Rain – Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  5. That’s The Way Love Is – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  6. How Can I Forget? – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  7. Abraham, Martin & John – Dick Holler
  8. Gonna Keep On Tryin’ Till I Win Your Love – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  9. No Time for Tears – Eddie Holland, Norman Whitfield
  10. Cloud Nine – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  11. Don’t You Miss Me A Little Bit, Baby? – Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  12. So Long – Eddie Holland,  Dean Taylor, Norman Whitfield
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In July 1967.

In July 1967, “Atlantic” label released “The Sound of Wilson Pickett”, the sixth Wilson Pickett album. It was recorded in 1967 at “Fame Studios” in Alabama, and was produced by Rick Hall, Tom Dowd and Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Wilson Pickett – vocals
  • Tommy Cogbill- bass
  • Chips Moman- guitar
  • Junior Lake – bass
  • Roger Hawkins- drums
  • Spooner Oldham- piano. organ
  • Wayne Jackson- trumpet
  • Gene Miller – trumpet
  • Andrew Love- tenor saxophone
  • Charles Chalmers – tenor saxophone
  • Floyd Newman- baritone saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Soul Dance Number Three – Wilson Pickett, Jerry Wexler
  2. Funky Broadway – Arlester “Dyke” Christian
  3. I Need a Lot of Loving Every Day – Dan Penn, Lindon Oldham
  4. I Found A Love, Part I – Wilson Pickett, Willie Schofield, Robert West
  5. I Found A Love, Part II – Wilson Pickett, Willie Schofield, Robert West
  6. You Can’t Stand Alone – Rudy Clark
  7. Mojo Mamma – Bert Berns, Jerry Wexler
  8. I Found The One – Bobby Womack
  9. Something Within Me – Bobby Womack
  10. I’m Sorry About That – Bobby Womack
  11. Love Is a Beautiful Thing – Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati

 

In June 1967.

In June 1967, “Stax” label released “Hip Hug-Her”, the fifth Booker T.& the M.G.’s studio album. It was recorded February-April 1967, and was produced by Jim Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Steve Cropper – guitar
  • Booker T. Jones- organ, guitar, keyboards
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums

Track listing:

  1. Hip Hug-Her – Steve Cropper,Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson Jr., Booker T. Jones
  2. Soul Sanction – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  3. Get Ready – Smokey Robinson
  4. More – Riz Ortolani,Nino Oliviero
  5. Double or Nothing – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  6. Carnaby St. – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  7. Slim Jenkins’ Place – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  8. Pigmy – Mel Brown, Billy Larkin, Henry Swarn
  9. Groovin’ – Eddie Brigati,Felix Cavaliere
  10. Booker’s Notion – Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson, Booker T. Jones
  11. Sunny – Bobby Hebb

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Bell Records” label released “Portrait”, the fifth 5th Dimension album.  It was recorded August 1969-March 1970, at Wally Heider Studios in Hollywood, and was produced by Bones Howe. The album  cover features an impressionistic portrait by the artist LeRoy Neiman.

Personnel:

  • Billy Davis, Jr.- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Florence LaRue- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Marilyn McCoo- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Lamonte McLemore- background vocals
  • Ron Townson- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony- electric guitar
  • Mike Deasy- electric guitar
  • Dennis Budimir – rhythm guitar
  • Tommy Tedesco- rhythm guitar
  • Fred Tackett- finger pickin’ guitar
  • Joe Osborn- bass
  • Hal Blaine- drums, percussion
  • Larry Bunker- congas, mallets, percussion, drums
  • Gary Coleman – mallets, percussion
  • Larry Knechtel- piano, organ, tack piano
  • Jimmy Rowles– piano
  • Gary Illingworth – electric piano
  • Bob Alcivar– arranger
  • Engineer: Bones Howe
  • Mastering: Elliot Federman
  • Digital transfers: Mike Hartry
  • Production coordination: Jeremy Holiday
  • Production assistant: Bones Howe, Ann McClelland, Tom Tierney, Russ Wapensky
  • Product manager: Mandana Eidgah
  • Project coordinator: Arlessa Barnes, Glenn Delgado, Christina DeSimone, Karyn Friedland, Felicia Gearhart, Laura Gregory, Robin Manning, Brooke Nochomson, Ed Osborne, Larry Parra, Dana Renert, Bill Stafford, Steve Strauss
  • Archivist: Joanne Feltman, Glenn Korman
  • Research: Joel Whitburn
  • Assistants: Larry Cox, Johnny Golden, Rik Pekkonen
  • Arranger: Bob Alcivar, Bill Hollman, Bones Howe
  • Art direction: Beverly Weinstein
  • Design: Mathieu Bitton
  • Liner notes: Mike Ragogna

Track listing:

  1. Puppet Man – Howard Greenfield, Neil Sedaka
  2. One Less Bell to Answer – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Feelin’ Alright – Dave Mason
  4. This Is Your Life – Jimmy Webb
  5. A Love Like Ours – Bob Alcivar, Lamonte McLemore
  6. Save the Country – Laura Nyro
  7. Medley
  • The Declaration – Julianne Johnson, René DeKnight
  • A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
  • People Gotta Be Free – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  1. Dimension 5ive – Bob Alcivar

On the Beach (In the Summertime) – McNeil

On July 31, 1967.

Groovin

On July 31, 1967, “Atlantic” label released “Groovin’”, the third Young Rascals albums. It was recorded December 1966 – June 1967, and was produced by The Young Rascals. This was the last album on which the band was billed as “The Young Rascals”; the next album ”Once Upon a Dream” would be credited to simply “The Rascals”. The album front cover design was conceived by the band’s drummer Dino Danelli.

Personnel:

  • Felix Cavaliere– vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Eddie Brigati– vocals, percussion
  • Gene Cornish– vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica
  • Dino Danelli– drums
  • David Brigati– vocals
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Chuck Rainey- bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati, except where noted.

  1. A Girl Like You
  2. Find Somebody
  3. I’m So Happy Now – Gene Cornish
  4. Sueño
  5. How Can I Be Sure
  6. Groovin’
  7. If You Knew
  8. I Don’t Love You Anymore – Gene Cornish
  9. You Better Run
  10. A Place in the Sun – Ronald Miller, Brian Wells
  11. It’s Love