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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Elektra” label released “Sniper and Other Love Songs”, the second studio Harry Chapin studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Fred Kewley.

Personnel:

  • Harry Chapin- guitar, vocals
  • John Wallace- bass, vocals
  • Tim Scott – cello
  • Ron Palmer – lead guitar, vocals
  • Steve Chapin- keyboards
  • Russ Kunkel- drums and percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Chapin

  1. Sunday Morning Sunshine
  2. Sniper
  3. And the Baby Never Cries
  4. Burning Herself
  5. Barefoot Boy
  6. Better Place to Be
  7. Circle
  8. Woman Child
  9. Winter Song
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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Elektra” label released “Guitar Man”, the fifth Bread album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by David Gates, James Griffin, Larry Knechtel and Mike Botts.

Personnel:

  • David Gates- vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, violin
  • James Griffin- vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Larry Knechtel- keyboards, bass, guitar, harmonica
  • Mike Botts- drums

Track listing:

  1. Welcome to the Music – David Gates
  2. The Guitar Man – David Gates
  3. Make It by Yourself – David Gates, John Griffin
  4. Aubrey – David Gates
  5. Fancy Dancer – James Griffin, Mike Botts
  6. Sweet Surrender – David Gates
  7. Tecolote – David Gates
  8. Let Me Go – James Griffin, Royer
  9. Yours For Life – David Gates
  10. Picture in Your Mind – Larry Knechtel
  11. Don’t Tell Me No – James Griffin, Royer
  12. Didn’t Even Know Her Name – David Gates, James Griffin

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Elektra” label released “Frisco Mable Joy”, the third Mickey Newbury album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Cinderella Studios” in Tennessee, and was produced by Dennis Linde, Owsley Manier and Robert Rosemurgy.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Newbury– guitar, lead vocals
  • Dennis Linde– guitar, background vocals
  • Charlie McCoy– guitar, harmonica
  • Bobby Thompson – banjo, guitar
  • Wayne Moss– guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Beegie Adair– keyboards
  • Jimmy Capps – guitar
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • Buddy Spicher– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Bob Beckham
  • John Harris
  • John Moss
  • Charles Navarro
  • Walker Sill
  • Recording engineer – Wayne Linde, Wayne Moss
  • Art direction, photography – Robert L. Heimall

Track listing:

All tracks by Mickey Newbury,except where noted.

  1. An American Trilogy – traditional, Mickey Newbury
  2. How Many Times (Must the Piper Be Paid for His Song)
  3. Interlude
  4. The Future’s Not What It Used to Be
  5. Mobile Blue
  6. Frisco Depot
  7. You’re Not My Same Sweet Baby
  8. Interlude
  9. Remember the Good
  10. Swiss Cottage Place
  11. How I Love Them Old Songs
  12. San Francisco Mabel Joy

 

On October 15, 2002.

On October 15, 2002, “Elektra” label released “Let It Rain”, the sixth Tracy Chapman album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Plant Studios” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Tracy Chapman and John Parish.

Personnel:

  • Tracy Chapman – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, clarinet, electric guitar, lead vocals, handclapping, electric banjo
  • Bill Bennet – oboe
  • Matthew Brubeck – cello
  • Jeremy Cohen – violin
  • Linda Ghidossi de Luca – viola
  • Joe Gore – acoustic guitar, piano, electric guitar, keyboard, ukulele, bazouki, gourd, lap steel guitar
  • Steve Hunter– electric guitar
  • Carla Kihlstedt – violin
  • Greg Leisz– dobro, pedal steel, electric guitar, lap steel guitar, mando-guitar, baritone guitar
  • John Parish– acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, background vocals
  • Andy Stoller – bass
  • Larry Taylor– upright bass
  • Jeanie Tracy – background vocals
  • Joey Waronker– percussion, drums, tambourine, handclapping, cajon, shaker
  • Patrick Warren – organ, piano, accordion, keyboard, bells, tack piano
  • Paul DuGre – engineer
  • Paul DuGre – mixing
  • John Cuniberti – mastering
  • Jay Blakesberg – photography
  • Jim Herrington – cover photo

Track listing:

All tracks by Tracy Chapman.

  1. Let It Rain
  2. Another Sun
  3. You’re the One
  4. In the Dark
  5. Almost
  6. Hard Wired
  7. Say Hallelujah
  8. Broken
  9. Happy
  10. Goodbye
  11. Over in Love
  12. I Am Yours

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Elektra” label released “Woodsmoke and Oranges”, the debut Paul Siebel album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Peter K. Siegel.

Personnel:

  • Paul Siebel – acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, vocals
  • David Bromberg- dobro, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – pedal steel guitar
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Gary White – bass
  • Jeff Gutcheon – organ, piano
  • Don Brooks – harmonica
  • James Madison – drums
  • Recording engineer: Dave Sanders, Shelly Yakus
  • Art direction: William S. Harvey
  • Photography: Robert Campbell

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Siebel.

  1. She Made Me Lose My Blues
  2. Miss Cherry Lane
  3. Nashville Again
  4. Ballad of Honest Sam
  5. Then Came the Children
  6. Louise
  7. Bride 1945
  8. My Town
  9. Any Day Woman
  10. Long Afternoons

In October 1966.

In October 1966, “Elektra” label released the debut, self-titled Tim Buckley album. It was recorded in August 1966, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jac Holzman and Paul A. Rothchild.

Personnel:

  • Tim Buckley– guitar, vocals
  • Lee Underwood– guitar
  • Jim Fielder– bass guitar
  • Van Dyke Parks– piano, celesta, harpsichord
  • Billy Mundi– drums, percussion
  • Jack Nitzsche– string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t See You – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  2. Wings
  3. Song of the Magician – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  4. Strange Street Affair Under Blue – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  5. Valentine Melody – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  6. Aren’t You the Girl?
  7. Song Slowly Song – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  8. It Happens Every Time
  9. Song for Jainie
  10. Grief in My Soul – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  11. She Is –Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  12. Understand Your Man

 

In October 1965.

In October 1965, “Elektra” label released “The Paul Butterfield Blues Band”, the debut Paul Butterfield album. It was recorded in September 1965, and was produced by Paul Rothchild and Mark Abramson. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 468 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Down Beat” magazine ranked it at number 11 on its list of the “Top 50 Blues Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Paul Butterfield– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Mike Bloomfield– guitars
  • Elvin Bishop– guitars
  • Mark Naftalin– organ
  • Jerome Arnold– bass
  • Sam Lay– drums, lead vocals

Track listing:

  1. Born in Chicago – Nick Gravenites
  2. Shake Your Money-Maker – Elmore James
  3. Blues with a Feeling – Walter Jacobs
  4. Thank You Mr. Poobah – Mike Bloomfield, Paul Butterfield, Mark Naftalin
  5. Mellow Down Easy – Willie Dixon
  6. Screamin – Mike Bloomfield
  7. Our Love Is Drifting – Paul Butterfield, Elvin Bishop
  8. Mystery Train – Junior Parker, Sam Phillips
  9. Last Night – Walter Jacobs
  10. Look Over Yonders Wall – James Clark