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In December 1968.

In December 1968, “MGM” label released “Love Is”, the third Eric Burdon and The Animals album. It was recorded in October 1968, at “TTG” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Eric Burdon, Zoot Money, Andy Summers, John Weider and Barry Jenkins.


  • Eric Burdon— lead vocals, spoken word
  • Zoot Money— bass, backing and co-lead (3, 8a) vocals, organ, piano, spoken word (8a)
  • Andy Summers— guitar, backing vocals
  • John Weider— guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Barry Jenkins— drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Robert Wyatt- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. River Deep, Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  2. I’m an Animal – Sylvester Stewart
  3. I’m Dying (Or Am I?) – Eric Burdon
  4. Ring of Fire – June Carter, Merle Kilgore
  5. Colored Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. To Love Somebody – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  7. As the Years Go Passing By – Deadric Malone
  8. Gemini – Steve Hammond / Madman – Zoot Money, Andy Summers

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Capitol” label released “Mongrel”, the third  Bob Seger System studio album. It was recorded 1970, and was produced by Punch Andrews and Bob Seger.


  • Bob Seger- guitar, vocals
  • Dan Honaker – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Pep Perrine – percussion, drums, vocals
  • Dan Watson – organ, piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Schultz – organ, saxophone, vocals
  • Engineer: Jim Bruzzese, Greg Miller
  • Design: cover art, photography: Thomas Weschler

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Song to Rufus
  2. Evil Edna
  3. Highway Child
  4. Big River
  5. Mongrel
  6. Lucifer
  7. Teachin’ Blues
  8. Leanin on My Dream
  9. Mongrel Too
  10. River Deep, Mountain High – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector

On July 1, 1973.

On July 1, 1973, “ABC” label released “Life and Times”, the fourth Jim Croce studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Terry Cashman and Tommy West.


  • Jim Croce – guitar, vocals
  • Kenny Ascher- organ
  • Terry Cashman- vocals
  • Gary Chester- drums
  • Ellie Greenwich- vocals
  • Michael Kamen- synthesizer
  • Joe Macho – bass
  • Maury Muehleisen- guitar, vocals
  • Alan Rolnick – guitar, vocals
  • Tasha Thomas – vocals
  • Eric Weissberg- violin
  • Tommy West – bass, keyboards, vocals
  • Engineer: Bruce Tergesen

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Croce.

  1. One Less Set of Footsteps
  2. Roller Derby Queen
  3. Dreamin’ Again
  4. Careful Man
  5. Alabama Rain
  6. A Good Time Man Like Me Ain’t Got No Business (Singin’ the Blues)
  7. Next Time, This Time
  8. Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
  9. These Dreams
  10. Speedball Tucker
  11. It Doesn’t Have to Be That Way

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “RCA Victor” label released “Aerial Pandemonium Ballet”, the seventh Harry Nilsson studio album. It was recorded 1966-1968, with new vocals and remixes in 1971, and was produced by Harry Nilsson and Rick Jarrard. This was one of the first-ever remix albums.

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Nilsson except where noted

  1. Introduction
  2. 1941
  3. Daddy’s Song
  4. Richland’s Favorite Song
  5. Good Old Desk
  6. Everybody’s Talkin
  7. Bath
  8. River Deep – Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  9. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend
  10. Don’t Leave Me
  11. Without Her
  12. Together
  13. One
  14. Closing

In December 1976.


In December 1976, “Private Stock” label released the debut, self-titled Blondie album. It was recorded August – September 1976, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Gottehrer and Craig Leon.


  • Debbie Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, bass guitar
  • Gary Valentine– bass guitar, guitar
  • Jimmy Destri– Farfisa organ, grand piano, RMI piano, Roland synthesizer
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Ellie Greenwich– backing vocals
  • Micki Harris – backing vocals
  • Hilda Harris – backing vocals
  • Rob Freeman – engineer
  • Don Hunerberg – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • David Perl – art direction, design
  • Shig Ikeida – photography

Track listing:

  1. X Offender – Deborah Harry, Gary Valentine
  2. Little Girl Lies – Deborah Harry
  3. In the Flesh – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  4. Look Good in Blue – Jimmy Destri
  5. In the Sun – Chris Stein
  6. A Shark in Jets Clothing – Jimmy Destri
  7. Man Overboard – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  8. Rip Her to Shreds – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  9. Rifle Range – Chris Stein, Ronnie Toast
  10. Kung Fu Girls – Deborah Harry, Gary Valentine, Jimmy Destri
  11. The Attack of the Giant Ants – Chris Stein

On September 11, 1964.


On September 11, 1964, “His Master Voice” label released “The Five Faces of Manfred Mann”, the debut Manfred Mann studio album. It was recorded in 1964, at “EMI Studios” in Abbey Road, London, and was produced by John Burgess.


  • Manfred Mann– piano, organ
  • Mike Vickers– guitar, flute, saxophone
  • Mike Hugg– drums, vibes
  • Paul Jones– vocals, harmonica, maracas
  • Tom McGuinness– bass guitar
  • Norman Smith– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Smokestack Lightning – Chester Burnett
  2. Don’t Ask Me What I Say – Paul Jones
  3. Sack O’ Woe – Cannonball Adderley
  4. What You Gonna Do? – Paul Jones, Manfred Mann
  5. Hoochie Coochie – Willie Dixon
  6. I’m Your Kingpin – Manfred Mann, Paul Jones
  7. Down the Road Apiece – Don Raye
  8. Got My Mojo Working – Preston Foster; credited to Muddy Waters
  9. Canadian version: “Do Wah Diddy Diddy – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  10. It’s Gonna Work Out Fine – Rose Marie McCoy, Sylvia McKinney; credited to Joe Seneca, J. Lee
  11. Anello – Mike Hugg, Paul Jones, Manfred Mann, Tom McGuinness, Mike Vickers
  12. Untie Me – Joe South
  13. Bring It to Jerome – Jerome Green
  14. Without You – Paul Jones
  15. You’ve Got to Take It – Paul Jones

On July 5, 1965.

Summer Days and Summer Nights

On July 5, 1965, “Capitol” label released “Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!)”the ninth Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded February – June 1965, at “United Western Recorders”, “Gold Star Studios” and “CBS Columbia Square” in Hollywood, and was produced by Brian Wilson.


  • Al Jardine– lead, harmony and backing vocals; electric rhythm guitar; hand claps
  • Bruce Johnston– harmony and backing vocals; acoustic grand piano, Hammond organ, celeste; hand claps
  • Mike Love– lead, harmony and backing vocals; hand claps
  • Brian Wilson– lead, harmony and backing vocals; bass guitar; acoustic upright piano; Hammond organ; hand claps, timpani
  • Carl Wilson– lead, harmony and backing vocals; lead, rhythm, acoustic and twelve-string guitar; hand claps
  • Dennis Wilson– harmony and backing vocals; drums, tambourine, hand claps
  • Israel Baker– violin
  • Arnold Belnick – violin
  • Hal Blaine– drums, timbales
  • Chuck Britz– sound engineer
  • Glen Campbell– electric guitar
  • Frank Capp– vibraphone
  • Roy Caton– trumpet
  • Jerry Cole – twelve-string guitar
  • Al De Lory– organ
  • Joseph DiFlore – viola
  • Steve Douglas– tenor saxophone
  • James Getzoff – violin
  • William Hinshaw – french horn
  • Harry Hyams – viola
  • Plas Johnson– tenor saxophone
  • Carol Kaye– electric bass guitar
  • Bernard Kundell – violin
  • Jay Migliorii– baritone saxophone
  • Leonard Malarsky – violin
  • Jack Nimitz– bass saxophone
  • Bill Pitman– electric guitar
  • Ray Pohlman – bass guitar
  • Lyle Ritz– upright bass
  • Howard Roberts– guitar
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Billy Lee Riley– harmonica
  • Ralph Schaeffer – violin
  • Sid Sharp – violin
  • Billy Strange– rhythm guitar, ukulele; tambourine
  • Ron Swallow – tambourine
  • Tommy Tedesco– lead guitar
  • Julius Wechter– claves
  • Marilyn Wilson– harmony and backing vocals
  • Tibor Zelig – violin

Track listing

All tracks by Brian Wilson and Mike Love, except where noted.

  1. The Girl from New York City
  2. Amusement Parks U.S.A.
  3. Then I Kissed Her – Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry
  4. Salt Lake City
  5. Girl Don’t Tell Me – Brian Wilson
  6. Help Me, Rhonda
  7. California Girls
  8. Let Him Run Wild
  9. You’re So Good to Me
  10. Summer Means New Love – Brian Wilson
  11. I’m Bugged at My Ol’ Man – Brian Wilson
  12. And Your Dream Comes True