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In November 1978.

In November 1978, “Rounder” label released “Move It on Over”, the second George Thorogood and the Destroyers studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Dimension Sound Studios, Boston, MA, and was produced by George Thorogood, Ken Irwin and John Nagy.

Personnel:

  • George Thorogood – vocals, guitar
  • Uncle Meat Pennington – tambourine, maracas
  • Billy Blough – bass
  • Jeff Simon – vocals, drums
  • John Nagy – engineer
  • Susan Marsh – design
  • David Gahr – front cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Move It On Over – Hank Williams
  2. Who Do You Love? – Bo Diddley
  3. The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James
  4. Cocaine Blues – T.J. Arnall
  5. It Wasn’t Me – Chuck Berry
  6. That Same Thing – Willie Dixon
  7. So Much Trouble – Brownie McGhee
  8. I’m Just Your Good Thing – James Moore
  9. Baby Please Set a Date – Homesick James Williamson
  10. New Hawaiian Boogie – Elmore James

On November 5, 1992.

On November 5, 1991, “Epic” label released “The Sky Is Crying”, the fifth and final Stevie Ray Vaughan studio album. It was recorded January 1984 – May 1989, at “Kiva Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, “The Dallas Sound Lab” in Dallas, Texas, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Sound Castle Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jimmie Vaughan, Jim Gaines, Richard Mullen, Reese Wynans, Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton, Jim Capfer, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Personnel:

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan – vocals, guitars
  • Reese Wynans – keyboards
  • Tommy Shannon – bass guitar
  • Chris Layton – drums
  • Jim Gaines – engineer
  • Robe Eaton – engineer
  • Richard Mullen – engineer, mixing
  • Evan Rush – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Powell – assistant engineer
  • Ron Cote – assistant engineer
  • Danny Jones – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Arnold Levine – art direction
  • Mark Burdett – art direction
  • William Snyder – photography
  • Stephanie Chernakowski – inside photography
  • Alan Messer – band photography
  • Mark Proct – production coordinator
  • Mark Rutledge – production coordinator
  • Roger Klein – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Boot Hill – unknown author
  2. The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James, Morris Levy, Clarence Lewis
  3. Empty Arms – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  4. Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix
  5. Wham – Lonnie Mack
  6. May I Have a Talk with You – Chester Burnette (Howlin’ Wolf)
  7. Close to You – Willie Dixon
  8. Chitlins con Carne – Kenny Burrell
  9. So Excited – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  10. Life by the Drop – Doyle Bramhall, Barbara Logan

On May 2, 2006.

On May 2, 2006, “Eagle” label released “Old, New, Ballads, Blues”, the fifteenth Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore- vocals, guitars
  • Don Airey- keyboards
  • Jonathan Noyce- bass
  • Darrin Mooney- drums

Track listing:

  1. Done Somebody Wrong – Elmore James
  2. You Know My Love – Willie Dixon
  3. Midnight Blues (2006) – Gary Moore
  4. Ain’t Nobody – Gary Moore
  5. Gonna Rain Today – Gary Moore
  6. All Your Love (2006) – Otis Rush
  7. Flesh & Blood – Gary Moore
  8. Cut It Out – Gary Moore
  9. No Reason to Cry – Gary Moore
  10. I’ll Play the Blues for You – Jerry Beech

 

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

 

In July 1974.

In July 1974, “RSO” label released “461 Ocean Boulevard”, the second Eric Clapton solo album. It was recorded April – May 1974, at “Criteria Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Tom Dowd.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – vocals · guitar, dobro, arrangement
  • Yvonne Elliman– vocals
  • Dick Sims – keyboards
  • George Terry– guitar, vocals
  • Carl Radle– bass, arrangement
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums, percussion
  • Al Jackson Jr.– drums
  • Albhy Galuten– synthesizer, piano · clavichord
  • Tom Bernfield – background vocals
  • Marcy Levy– harmonica , background vocals
  • Ron Fawcus – engineer
  • Andy Knight – engineer
  • Karl Richardson – engineer
  • Suha Gur – mastering
  • Darcy Proper – mastering
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • David Gahr– photography
  • Ryan Null – photo co-ordination

Track listing:

  1. Motherless Children – traditional, arranged by Eric Clapton, Carl Radle
  2. Give Me Strength – Eric Clapton
  3. Willie and the Hand Jive – Johnny Otis
  4. Get Ready – Eric Clapton, Yvonne Elliman
  5. I Shot the Sheriff – Bob Marley
  6. I Can’t Hold Out – Elmore James
  7. Please Be With Me – Charles Scott Boyer
  8. Let It Grow – Eric Clapton
  9. Steady Rollin’ Man – Robert Johnson
  10. Mainline Florida – George Terry

 

In July 1967.

In July 1967, “Liberty” label released the debut, self-titled Canned Heat album.  It was recorded in 1967 in Los Angeles, and was produced by Cal Carter.

Personnel:

  • Bob Hite– vocals
  • Alan Wilson– rhythm and slide guitar, vocals, harmonica
  • Henry Vestine– lead guitar
  • Larry Taylor– bass
  • Frank Cook– drums
  • Ray Johnson – piano

Track listing:

  1. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Muddy Waters, Hambone Willie Newbern
  2. Bullfrog Blues – Bob Hite, Alan Wilson, Henry Vestine, Larry Taylor, Frank Cook
  3. Evil Is Going On – Willie Dixon
  4. Goin’ Down Slow – James Oden
  5. Catfish Blues – Robert Petway
  6. Dust My Broom – Robert Johnson, Elmore James
  7. Help Me – Sonny Boy Williamson II
  8. Big Road Blues – Tommy Johnson
  9. The Story of My Life – Guitar Slim
  10. The Road Song – Floyd Jones
  11. Rich Woman – Dorothy LaBostrie, McKinley Millet

 

In May 1978.

In May 1978, “Bearsville” label released “Stone Blue”, the seventh Foghat studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Eddie Kramer.

Personnel:

  • Dave Peverett- rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Rod Price- lead guitar, slide guitar
  • Craig MacGregor- bass guitar
  • Roger Earl- drums

Track listing:

  1. Stone Blue – Dave Peverett
  2. Sweet Home Chicago – Robert Johnson
  3. Easy Money – Dave Peverett
  4. Midnight Madness – Dave Peverett, Rod Price
  5. It Hurts Me Too – Elmore James
  6. High on Love – Dave Peverett, Rod Price
  7. Chevrolet – Earl McDaniel
  8. Stay with Me – Dave Peverett, Rod Price

In March 1975.

In March 1975, “RSO” label released “There’s One in Every Crowd”, the third Eric Clapton solo album. It was recorded 1974-1975, and was produced by Tom Dowd.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – lead vocals · electricand acoustic guitars dobro
  • George Terry – electric · acoustic guitars · group vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums · percussion
  • Dick Sims – organ piano · electric piano

Track listing:

  1. We’ve Been Told (Jesus Coming Soon) – traditional, Willie Johnson
  2. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – traditional, arr. by Eric Clapton
  3. Little Rachel – Jim Byfield
  4. Don’t Blame Me – Eric Clapton, George Terry
  5. The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James
  6. Singin’ the Blues – Mary McCreary
  7. Better Make It Through Today – Eric Clapton
  8. Pretty Blue Eyes – Eric Clapton
  9. High – Eric Clapton
  10. Opposites – Eric Clapton

On February 24, 1968.

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On February 24, 1968, “Blue Horizon” released the debut, self-titled Fleetwood Mac album. It was recorded November – December 1967 at “CBS Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon.

Personnel:

  • Peter Green– vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Jeremy Spencer– vocals, slide guitar, piano
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums
  • Bob Brunning– bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. My Heart Beat Like a Hammer – Jeremy Spencer
  2. Merry Go Round – Peter Green
  3. Long Grey Mare – Peter Green
  4. Hellhound on My Trail – Robert Johnson
  5. Shake Your Moneymaker – Elmore James
  6. Looking for Somebody – Peter Green
  7. No Place to Go – Chester Burnett
  8. My Baby’s Good to Me – Jeremy Spencer
  9. I Loved Another Woman – Peter Green
  10. Col Black Night – Jeremy Spencer
  11. The World Keep on Turning – Peter Green
  12. Got to Move – Elmore James, Marshall Sehorn

 

On February 17, 1967.

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On February 17, 1967, “Decca” label released “A Hard Road”, the second John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers studio album. It was recorded October – November 1966, at” Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon.

Personnel:

  • John Mayall– vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, organ, covert art
  • Peter Green– guitar, vocals
  • John McVie– bass
  • Hughie Flint, Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • John Almond, Alan Skidmore– saxophones
  • Ray Warleigh– wind instruments

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mayal,  except where noted

  1. A Hard Road
  2. It’s Over
  3. You Don’t Love Me – Willie Cobbs
  4. The Stumble – Freddie King, Sonny Thompson
  5. Another Kinda Love
  6. Hit the Highway
  7. Leaping Christine
  8. Dust My Blues – Elmore James, Joe Josea
  9. There’s Always Work
  10. The Same Way – Peter Green
  11. The Supernatural – Peter Green
  12. Top of the Hill
  13. Someday After a While (You’ll Be Sorry) – Freddie King, Sonny Thompson
  14. Living Alone