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Richie Havens: Mixed Bag

In December 1966, “Verve” label released “Mixed Bag”, the debut Richie Havens studio album. It was recorded July – September 1966, and was produced by John Court.

Personnel:

  • Richie Havens – vocals, guitar, sitar
  • Paul Harris – organ, piano, keyboards
  • Paul “Dino” Williams – acoustic guitar
  • Howard Collins – guitar
  • Joe Price – tabla
  • Harvey Brooks – bass
  • Bill LaVorgna – drums
  • Bruce Langhorne – arrangements
  • Felix Pappalardi – arrangements
  • Val Valentin – director of engineering
  • Barry Feinstein – cover photography
  • Jerry Schoenbaum – production supervisor

Track listing:

  1. High Flyin’ Bird – Billy Edd Wheeler
  2. I Can’t Make It Anymore – Gordon Lightfoot
  3. Morning, Morning – Tuli Kupferberg
  4. Adam – Richie Havens
  5. Follow – Jerry Merrick
  6. Three Day Eternity – Richie Havens
  7. Sandy – Jean Pierre Cousineau
  8. Handsome Johnny – Louis Gossett Jr., Richie Havens
  9. San Francisco Bay Blues – Jesse Fuller
  10. Just Like a Woman – Bob Dylan
  11. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

Kansas: Always Never the Same

On May 19, 1998, “River North” label released “Always Never the Same”, the thirteenth Kansas studio album. This album consists of new songs and covers of the band’s previous work, re-recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded September 1997 – February 1998, at “Southern Tracks”, “Electric Landlady” and “Tree Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Ehart, Rich Williams and Trammell Starks.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh – lead vocals, keyboards
  • Robby Steinhardt – lead and backing vocals, violin
  • Rich Williams – guitars
  • Billy Greer – vocals, bass
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • The London Symphony Orchestra, arranged and conducted by Larry Baird
  • Russ Fowler, James Majors, Jim “Z” Zumpano – engineer
  • Peter Cobbin – orchestra recordings engineer
  • Jeff Glixman – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Brian Jobson, James Majors – digital editing
  • Trammell Starks – digital editing
  • Michael Allen – copyist
  • Pennie Moore, Conni Treantafeles – art direction, design
  • Marti Griffin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Dust in the Cover- Kerry Livgren
  3. Preamble (orchestral) – Larry Baird
  4. Song for America – Kerry Livgren
  5. In Your Eyes – Steve Walsh
  6. Miracles Out of Nowhere – Kerry Livgren
  7. Hol On – Kerry Livgren
  8. The Sky Is Falling – Steve Walsh
  9. Cheyenne Anthem – Kerry Livgren
  10. Prelude & Introduction (medley) – Phil Ehart, Billy Greer, Robby Steinhardt, Steve Walsh, Rich Williams, Larry Baird
  11. The Wall – Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh
  12. Need to Know – Steve Walsh

Vince Guaraldi: Alma-Ville

In December 1969, “Warner Bros” label released “Alma-Ville”, the 12th and final Vince Guaraldi studio album. It was recorded in October 1969, at “Amigo Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Shorty Rogers.

Personnel:

  • Vince Guaraldi – piano, guitar
  • Eddie Duran – guitar
  • Herb Ellis – guitar
  • Kelly Bryan – bass
  • Monty Budwig – bass
  • Sebastião Neto – electric bass
  • Dom Um Romão – drums
  • Al Coster – drums
  • Colin Bailey – drums
  • Rubens Bassini – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Vince Guaraldi, except where noted.

  1. The Masked Marvel
  2. Cristo Redentor – Suke Pearson
  3. Detained in San Ysidro
  4. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Uno Y Uno
  6. Alma-Ville
  7. Rio From the Air
  8. Watch Whart Happens – Norman Gabriel, Antoine Le Grand
  9. Jambo’s

On January 15, 1970.

On January 15, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “This Girl’s in Love with You”, the sixteenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded January 8 – 9, and October 3, 1969, and was produced by Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– vocals, piano
  • Duane Allman– guitar
  • Barry Beckett– keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • David Hood– bass
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Jerry Weaver – guitar
  • Robert Honablue – engineering
  • King Curtis– tenor saxophone, horns

Track listing:

  1. Son of a Preacher Man – John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins
  2. Share Your Love with Me – Al Braggs, Deadric Malone
  3. The Dark End of the Street – Chips Moman, Dan Penn
  4. Let It Be – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. This Girl’s in Love with You – Burt Bacharach,  Hal David
  7. It Ain’t Fair – Ronnie Miller
  8. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  9. Call Me – Aretha Franklin
  10. Sit Down and Cry – Clyde Otis, Lou Stallman

In March 1968.

In March 1968, “ABC / Tangerine” label released “A Portrait of Ray”, album by Ray Charles. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Joe Adams.

Personnel:

  • Ray Charles– vocals, keyboard, piano
  • Bryon Clark – engineering, remixing

Track listing:

  1. Never Say Naw – Percy Mayfield
  2. The Sun Died – Ray Charles, Ann Grégory, Hubert Giraud, Pierre Delanoë
  3. Am I Blue? – Harry Akst, Grant Clarke
  4. Yesterdays – Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach
  5. When I Stop Dreaming’ – Ira Louvin, Charlie Louvin
  6. I Won’t Leave – Lou Courtney, Luther Ingram, Robert Bateman
  7. A Sweet Young Thing Like You – Dee Ervin
  8. The Bright Lights and You Girl – Sayde Shepherd
  9. Understanding – Jimmy Holiday, Ray Charles
  10. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

On January 13, 2017.

On January 13, 2017, “Universal Music Group” label released “Piano Portraits”, album by Rick Wakeman. It was recorded July – August 2016, at “The Old Granary Studio” in Norfolk, UK, and was produced by Rick Wakeman.

Personnel:

  • Rick Wakeman– Steinway Model D concert grand piano
  • Erik Jordan – engineer
  • Ian Brown – project co-ordinator
  • Stylorouge – design
  • Rob O’Connor – photographer
  • Dick Beetham – mastering at 360 Mastering

Track listing:

  1. Help – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Stairway to Heaven – Robert Plant, Jimmy Page
  3. Life on Mars – David Bowie
  4. I’m Not in Love – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  5. Wonderous Stories – Jon Anderson
  6. Berceuse – Gabriel Fauré, arr. Rick Wakeman
  7. Amazing Grace – traditional, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  8. Swan Lake – Peter Tchaikovsky, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  9. Morning Has Broken – traditional, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  10. Summertime – George Gershwin
  11. Space Oddity – David Bowie
  12. Dance of the Damselflies – Rick Wakeman
  13. Clair de Lune – Claude Debussy, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  14. I Vow to Thee, My Country – Gustav Holst, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  15. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Atco” label released the debut, self-titled Vanilla Fudge album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Shadow Morton.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice— drums, vocals
  • Tim Bogert— bass, vocals
  • Vince Martell— guitar, vocals
  • Mark Stein— lead vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Ticket to Ride – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield
  3. She’s Not There – Rod Argent
  4. Bang Bang – Sonny Bono
  5. Illusions of My Childhood, Pt. 1
  6. You Keep Me Hangin’ On – Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Eddie Holland
  7. Illusions of My Childhood, Pt. 2
  8. Take Me for a Little While – Trade Martin
  9. Illusions of My Childhood, Pt. 3
  10. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

In August, 1967.

In August 1067, “Vanguard” label released “Joan”, the eight Joan Baez album. It was recorded April – June 1967, at “Vanguard Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Maynard Solomon. The cover photo was by French photographer Alain Gaveau.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Schickele– arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Be Not Too Hard – Donovan, lyrics: Christopher Logue
  2. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. Turquoise – Donovan
  4. La Colombe (The Dove) – Jacques Brel
  5. Dangling Conversation – Paul Simon
  6. The Lady Came from Baltimore – Tim Hardin
  7. North – Joan Baez, Nina Dusheck
  8. Children of Darkness – Richard Fariña
  9. The Greenwood Side – traditional
  10. If You Were a Carpenter Tim Hardin
  11. Annabel Lee – Don Dilworth; lyrics: Edgar Allan Poe
  12. Saigon Bride – Joan Baez, Nina Dusheck

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “Vehicle” the debut Ides of March studio album. It was recorded in 1970 and was produced by Bob Destocki and Frank Rand.

Personnel:

  • Jim Peterik – lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Larry Millas – rhythm guitar, bass, keyboards, backing vocal
  • Bob Bergland – bass, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Ray Herr – bass, backing vocals
  • Michael Borch – drums, percussion
  • John Larson – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Chuck Soumar – trumpet, backing vocal
  • Dick Dearborn, Richard Brayfield – recording, engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Peterik, except where noted.

  1. Vehicle
  2. Factory Band
  3. Sky Is Falling
  4. Home
  5. Wooden Ships/Dharma for One – David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Paul Kantner, Ian Anderson, Clive Bunker
  6. Bald Medusa – Mike Borch, Jim Peterik
  7. Aire of Good Feeling
  8. Time for Thinking – John Larson
  9. One Woman Man
  10. Symphony for Eleanor (Eleanor Rigby) -John Lennon, Paul McCartney

In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Rare Earth Records” label released “Ecology”, the third Rare Earth album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Norman Whitfield and Tom Baird.

Personnel:

  • Gil Bridges – vocals, flute, saxophone, tabla
  • Rod Richards – vocals, guitar
  • Kenny James –organ, keyboards
  • John Persh – vocals, bass, tambourine
  • Ping:ete Rivera – vocals, drums
  • Eddie Guzman –conga

Track list

  1. Born To Wander – Tom Baird
  2. Long Time Leavin’ – Tom Baird
  3. (I Know) I’m Losing You – Cornelius Grant, Eddie Holland, Norman Whitfield
  4. Satisfaction Guaranteed – Tom Baird
  5. Nice Place To Visit – John Persh
  6. 1 Man – Tom Baird
  7. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon,Paul McCartney