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In December 1969.

In December 1969, “Capitol” label released “Shady Grove”, the second Quicksilver Messenger Service studio album. It was recorded July – September 199, at “Wally Heider Studios” and “Pacific High Recorders” in San Francisco, and was produced by John Palladino.


  • John Cipollina– vocals, guitar
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano, organ, celeste, harpsichord, cello
  • David Freiberg– vocals, bass, guitar, viola
  • Greg Elmore– drums, percussion
  • Dan Healy, Bob Shumaker, Dave Brown, Mike Leary – engineer
  • Dan Healy, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Snarly Grumble – mixing
  • John Palladino – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Shady Grove – O. Wands
  2. Flute Song – Denise Jewkes
  3. Three or Four Feet from Home – John Cipollina
  4. Too Far – David Freiberg
  5. Holy Moly – Nick Gravenites
  6. Joseph’s Coat – John Cipollina, Nick Gravenites
  7. Flashing Lonesome – David Freiberg, Denise Jewkes
  8. Words Can’t Say – David Freiberg, Denise Jewkes
  9. Edward, the Mad Shirt Grinder – Nicky Hopkins

On January 7, 1972.

Jamming With Edward

On January 7, 1972, “Rolling Stone “label released “Jamming with Edward!”,album by Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Nicky Hopkins and Ry Cooder.“ It was recorded in 1969, at the “London’s Olympic Studio”, and was produced by Glyn Johns. “Edward” was pianist Nicky Hopkins.

  • Ry Cooder– guitar
  • Mick Jagger– harmonica, vocals
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards, piano
  • Bill Wyman– bass guitar

All tracks by Ry Cooder, Nicky Hopkins and Charlie Watts, except where noted.

Track listing:

  1. The Boudoir Stomp
  2. It Hurts Me Too – Elmore James, Mel London
  3. Edward’s Thrumb Up
  4. Blow with Ry
  5. Interlude a la El Hopo – includes The Loveliest Night of the Year – Webster and Ross
  6. Highland Fling