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In November 1976.

In November 1976, “Monument Records” label released “Regeneration”, the twentieth Roy Orbison album. It was recorded January – August 1976, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Roy Orbison – vocals
  • Grady Martin, John Christopher, Reggie Young, Steve Gibson – guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, Shane Keister – keyboards
  • Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Gene Chrisman, Jerry Carrigan – drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Charles Rose, Harrison Calloway, Harvey Thompson, Billy Puett, Dennis Good, George Tidwell – horns
  • Bergen White, Buzz Cason, Dennis Linde, Diane Tidwell, Ginger Holladay, Janie Fricke, Laverna Moore, Lisa Silver, Sheri Kramer, The Cherry Sisters, Tom Brannon – backing vocals
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, Christian Teal, Gary Vanosdale, George Binkley, Lennie Haight, Martha McCrory, Martin Katahn, Marvin Chantry, Pam Sixfin, Roy Christensen, Sheldon Kurland, Stephanie Woolf, Steven Smith, Virginia Christensen – strings
  • Bill Justis – arranger
  • Bergen White – arranger

Track listing:

  1. I’m a Southern Man – Tony Joe White
  2. No Chain at All – Bob Morrison
  3. Old Love Song – Bob Morrison, Alice Kiester
  4. Can’t Wait – Alan Rush, Dennis Linde
  5. Born to Love Me – Bob Morrison
  6. Blues in My Mind – Fred Rose
  7. Something They Can’t Take Away – Kris Kristofferson
  8. Under Suspicion – Alan Rush, Dennis Linde
  9. I Don’t Really Want You – Dennis Linde
  10. Belinda – Dennis Linde

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Monument” label released “The Silver Tongued Devil and I”, the second Kris Kristofferson studio album. It was recorded in 1971 and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • The Lady (Joan Baez) – vocal
  • Jerry Kennedy, Jerry Shook, Chris Gantry– guitar
  • Norbert Putnam, Bobby Dyson, Billy Swan– bass
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • David Briggs, Donnie Fritts– keyboards
  • Norman Blake– dobro
  • Charlie McCoy– harmonica, vibes, trumpet
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Billy Swan, Donnie Fritts, Rita Coolidge– vocals
  • Bergen White – arrangements
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineer
  • Tommy Strong – engineer
  • Mort Thomasson – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson, except where noted.

  1. The Silver Tongued Devil and I
  2. Jody and the Kid
  3. Billy Dee
  4. Good Christian Soldier – Billy Joe Shaver, Bobby Bare
  5. Breakdown (A Long Way Home)
  6. Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)
  7. The Taker – Kris Kristofferson, Shel Siverstein
  8. When I Loved Her
  9. The Pilgrim, Chapter 33
  10. Epitaph (Black and Blue) – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts

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

 

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “Shelter” label released “Troubadour”, the fourth J. J. Cale studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Audie Ashworth.

Personnel:

  • J. Cale– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Charles Dungey, Tommy Cogbill, Joe Osborn, Bill Raffensperger – bass guitar
  • Karl Himmel, Kenny Buttrey, Buddy Harman, Jimmy Karstein, Kenny Malone– drums
  • Gordon Payne, Chuck Browning, Doug Bartenfeld – guitar
  • Reggie Young, Harold Bradley, Bill Boatman – rhythm guitar
  • Lloyd Green, Buddy Emmons– steel guitar
  • Farrell Morris, Audie Ashworth, I. Allison – percussion
  • Don Tweedy – ARP
  • Bobby Woods, Bill Purcell – piano
  • George Tidwell – trumpet
  • Dennis Goode – trombone
  • Billy Puett – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by J. J. Cale, except where noted.

  1. Hey Baby
  2. Travelin’ Light
  3. You Got Something
  4. Ride Me High
  5. Hold On
  6. Cocaine
  7. I’m a Gypsy Man – Sonny Curtis
  8. The Woman That Got Away
  9. Super Blue
  10. Let Me Do It to You
  11. Cherry
  12. You Got Me On So Bad

In September 1975.

In September 1975, “A&M” label released “The Car Over the Lake Album”, the third  Ozark Mountain Daredevils album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Quadrafonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Buddy Brayfield- piano, electric piano, organ, oboe
  • Steve Cash- harp
  • Randle Chowning- guitars, mandolin, harp
  • John Dillon – guitars, mandolin, harp
  • Mike Granda- bass
  • Larry Lee- drums acoustic guitar, synthesizer
  • Weldon Myrick – pedal steel guitar
  • Farrell Morris – orchestra bells
  • Nancy Blake – cello
  • Recording and re-mixing engineer: Marty Lewis
  • Assisted by: Kent Nebergall
  • Mastered by: Doug Sax
  • Art direction: Roland Young
  • Album design: Chuck Beeson
  • Front cover Illustration Murv Jacob
  • Lettering: Stan Evenson
  • Back photos: Jim Mayfield, Billy Higgins. Kansas Film Works
  • Photography: Bill Higgins, Jeremy Parkin

Track listing:

  1. Keep On Churnin’ – John Dillon
  2. If I Only Knew – Larry Lee, Steve Cash
  3. Leatherwood – Randle Chowning
  4. Cobblestone Mountain – Steve Cash
  5. Powell – Larry Lee
  6. Gypsy Forest – Randle Chowning, Steve Cash
  7. Thin Ice – Randle Chowning, Steve Cash
  8. From Time to Time – Larry Lee, John Dillon
  9. Southern Cross – Steve Cash, John Dillon
  10. Out on the Sea – John Dillon, Elizabeth Anderson
  11. Whippoorwill – Randle Chowning

 

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “A&M” label released “Come from the Shadows”, the fourteen Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadrophonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Joan Baez.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – guitar, vocals
  • Stuart Basore – steel guitar
  • Charlie McCoy– harp, guitar
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Glen Spreen – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Pete Wade – guitar
  • John “Bucky” Wilkin – guitar
  • David Briggs– keyboard
  • Kenneth Buttrey– drums
  • Grady Martin– guitar

Track listing:

  1. Prison Trilogy (Billy Rose) – Joan Baez
  2. Rainbow Road – Donnie Fritts, Dan Penn
  3. Love Song to a Stranger – Joan Baez
  4. Myths – Joan Baez
  5. In the Quiet Morning – Mimi Fariña
  6. All the Weary Mothers of the Earth (People’s Union #1) – Joan Baez
  7. To Bobby – Joan Baez
  8. Song of Bangladesh – Joan Baez
  9. A Stranger in My Place – Kenny Rogers, Kin Vassy
  10. Tumbleweed – Douglas Van Arsdale
  11. The Partisan – Anna Marly, Hy Zaret
  12. Imagine – John Lennon

 

In May 1972.

In May 1971, “Columbia” label released “Man in Black”, the 38th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced Johnny Cash. The album’s name eventually became Cash’s nickname, given to him by the public.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar, production
  • Norman Blake– acoustic guitar
  • June Carter Cash– vocals
  • Marshall Grant– bass guitar
  • Billy Graham– vocals
  • S. Holland– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Carl Perkins– electric guitar
  • Jerry Shook – rhythm guitar
  • Bob Wootton– electric guitar

Track listing:

  1. The Preacher Said Jesus Said – Johnny Cash
  2. The Preacher Said Jesus Said – Dick Feller
  3. You’ve Got a New Light Shining in Your Eyes – Johnny Cash
  4. If Not for Love – Glenn D. Tubb, Larry Lee
  5. Man in Black – Johnny Cash
  6. Singin’ in Vietnam Talkin’ Blues – Johnny Cash
  7. Ned Kelly – Johnny Cash
  8. Look at Me – Glen Sherley, Harlan Sanders
  9. Dear Mrs. – Johnny Cash, Andrew J. Arnette
  10. I Talk to Jesus Every Day – Tubb

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Mercury” label released “Grasshopper”, the seventh J. J. Cale album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Audie Ashworth and J. J. Cale.

Personnel:

  • J. J. Cale – vocals, guitars
  • Reggie Young – guitar
  • Christine Lakeland – vocals guitar, organ
  • David Briggs – piano, electric piano
  • Mike Lawler – synthesizer
  • Jim Karstein – congas
  • Bill Boatman- tambourine
  • Robert Greenidge – steel drums
  • Gary Allen – drums
  • Dennis Solee – horns
  • Charles Dungey – bass
  • Farrell Morris – congas, percussion, vibraphone
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Nick Rather – bass
  • Tom Cogbill – bass
  • Ken Buttrey– drums
  • Steve Gibson – guitar
  • John Christopher – guitar
  • Bobby Emmons– organ
  • Audie Ashworth – producer, engineer
  • Chad Hailey, Ron Reynolds – engineer, mixer
  • Chip Young , Rick Horton – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks written by J. J. Cale, except where noted

  1. City Girls
  2. Devil in Disguise
  3. One Step Ahead of the Blues – J.J. Cale, Roger Tillison
  4. You Keep Me Hangin’ On
  5. Downtown L.A.
  6. Can’t Live Here
  7. Grasshopper
  8. Drifters Wife
  9. Don’t Wait – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  10. A Thing Going On
  11. Nobody But You
  12. Mississippi River
  13. Does Your Mama Like to Reggae – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  14. Jive

In February 1972.

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In February 1972, “Columbia” label released “Blue River”, the ninth Eric Andersen album. It was recorded in 1971, in Nashville, and was produced by Norbert Putnam. “Blue River” is regarded  as a landmark recording for the singer-songwriter and folk rock genres.

Personnel:

  • Eric Andersen- acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, harmonica, vocals
  • David Bromberg- dobro, acoustic guitar
  • Andy Johnson- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vibraphone, background vocals
  • David Briggs- organ, keyboards, celeste
  • Weldon Myrick- steel guitar
  • Norbert Putnam- bass
  • Glen Spreen- organ, harpsichord, keyboards, woodwinds
  • Eddie Hinton- acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Grady Martin- gut string guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Kevin Kelly- accordion
  • Mark Sporer- bass
  • Kenneth Buttrey- drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Jim McKevitt- drums
  • Rick Shlosser- drums
  • Deborah Andersen- piano, background vocals
  • Joni Mitchell- vocals, background vocals
  • Farrell Morris- vibraphone, background vocals
  • Jerry Carrigan- percussion
  • Millie Kirkham- background vocals
  • Sonja Montgomery- background vocals
  • Laverna Moore- background vocals
  • Florence Warner- background vocals
  • Temple Riser- background vocals
  • The Jordanaires- background vocals
  • The Holidays- background vocals
  • Recording Engineer: Stan Hutto, Glen Kolotkin, Stan Tonkel
  • Production Manager: Jessica Sowin
  • Art Direction: John Berg
  • Liner Notes: Anthony DeCurtis
  • Photography: Urve Kuusik, Sandy Speiser, Don Nelson

Track listing:

  1. Is It Really Love at All – Eric Andersen
  2. Pearl’s Goodtime Blues – Eric Andersen
  3. Wind and Sand – Eric Andersen
  4. Faithful – Eric Andersen
  5. Blue River – Eric Andersen
  6. Florentine – Eric Andersen
  7. Sheila – Eric Andersen
  8. More Often Than Not – David Wiffen
  9. Round the Bend – Eric Andersen

On January 2, 1971.

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On January 2, 1971, “RCA” label released “Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old)”, the eleventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded June – September 1970, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, and was produced by Felton Jarvis. In 1977, the album was certified Gold in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– vocals, guitar
  • James Burton– guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Weldon Myrick – pedal steel guitar
  • Bobby Thompson – banjo
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • The Imperials Quartet– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Joe Babcock – backing vocals
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • Mary Holladay – backing vocals
  • Ginger Holladay – backing vocals
  • June Page – backing vocals
  • Sonja Montgomery – backing vocals
  • Dolores Edgin – backing vocals
  • Mary Greene – backing vocals
  • Temple Riser – backing vocals
  • Cam Mullins – string arrangements
  • Don Tweedy – string arrangements
  • Bergen White – horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Snowbird – Gene MacLellan
  2. Tomorrow Never Comes – Johnny Bond, Ernest Tubb
  3. Little Cabin on the Hill – Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt
  4. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – Dave “Curly” Williams, Sunny David
  5. Funny How Time Slips – Willie Nelson
  6. I Really Don’t Want to Know – Howard Barnes, Don Robertson
  7. There Goes My Everything – Dallas Frazier
  8. It’s Your Baby, You Rock It – Shirl Milete, Nora Fowler
  9. The Fool – Naomi Ford, Lee Hazlewood
  10. Faded Love – Bob Wills, Johnnie Lee Wills
  11. I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water – Joe Babcock
  12. Make the World Go Away – Hank Cochran