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In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Polydor” label released “The Payback”, the 40th James Brown studio album. It was recorded February – October 1973, and was produced by James Brown.


  • James Brown – lead vocals, electric piano
  • Clair Pinckney- tenor saxophone, flute
  • Maceo Parker- alto saxophone, flute
  • Darryl “Hasaan” Jamison, Jerone “Jasaan” Sanford, Isiah “Ike” Oakley – trumpet
  • Fred Wesley- trombone
  • Hearlon “Cheese” Martin – guitar
  • Jimmy Nolen- guitar
  • Fred Thomas – bass
  • John Starks – drums
  • John Morgan – percussion

Track listing.

All tracks by James Brown, Fred Wesley and Charles Bobbit; except where noted.

  1. The Payback – James Brown, Fred Wesley, John “Jabo” Starks
  2. Doing the Best I Can
  3. Take Some…Leave Some
  4. Shoot Your Shot – James Brown
  5. Forever Suffering
  6. Time Is Running out Fast
  7. Stone to the Bone – James Brown
  8. Mind Power

In November 1965.

In November 1965, “Impulse” label released “Dear John C.” the fourth Elvin Jones album. It was recorded in February 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Bob Thiele.


  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Charlie Mariano- alto saxophone
  • Roland Hanna,Hank Jones – piano
  • Richard Davis– bass

Track listing:

  1. Dear John C.- Hammer, Bob Thiele
  2. Smoke Rings – Gifford, Washington
  3. Love Bird – Charlie Mingus
  4. Feeling Good – Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse
  5. Anthropology – Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker
  6. This Love of Mine – Sol Parker, Hank Sanicola, Frank Sinatra
  7. Fantazm – Duke Ellington
  8. Ballade – Hammer
  9. Everything Happens to Me – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Gull” label released “Not Just Another Bunch of Pretty Faces” the seventh If studio album. It was recorded October 1973 – February 1974 at: “Sleepy Hollow Recording” in Ithaca, N.Y., “Majestic Sound” in London, “The Sound Pit” in Atlanta, “Allen-Martin Studios” in Louisville, and was produced by Lew Futterman, Jon Child and Cliff Davies.


  • Dick Morrissey– saxes and flute, lead vocals
  • Geoff Whitehorn– electric and acoustic guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Gabriel Magno – Hammond organ, electric and acoustic pianos, electric harpsichord
  • Walt Monaghan– bass lead and backing vocals
  • Cliff Davies– drums, lead vocals , congas, vibes
  • Mike Tomich – bass

Track listing:

  1. In the Winter of Your Life – Geoff Whitehorn, Cliff Davies
  2. Stormy Every Weekday Blues – Cliff Davies
  3. Follow That with Your Performing Seals – Dick Morrissey
  4. Still Alive – Dick Morrissey, Brigitta Morrissey
  5. Borrowed Time – Cliff Davies
  6. Chiswick High Road Blues – Cliff Davies
  7. I Believe in Rock & Roll – Geoff Whitehorn, Walt Monaghan, Cliff Davies

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Ohr” label released “Cyborg”, the second Klaus Schulze album. It was recorded February – July 1973, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.


  • Klaus Schulze – organ, synthesizer, vocals, percussion
  • Colloquium Musica Orchestra

Track listing:

All tracks by Klaus Schulze.

  1. Synphära
  2. Conphära
  3. Chromengel
  4. Neuronengesang

On October 21, 2016.

On October 21, 2016, “Ground UP Music” label released “Lighthouse”, the fifth David Crosby album. It was recorded in February 2016, at “Groove Masters Studios” in Santa Monica.


  • David Crosby– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Michael League– vocals, bass, acoustic guitar
  • Becca Stevens– vocals
  • Cory Henry– organ
  • Bill Laurence – piano
  • Michelle Willis – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by David Crosby.

  1. Things We Do for Love
  2. The Us Below
  3. Drive Out to the Desert
  4. Look in Their Eyes
  5. Somebody Other Than You
  6. The City
  7. Paint You a Picture
  8. What Makes It So
  9. By the Light of Common Day

In October 1969.

In October 1969, “Ode” label released “Clear”, the third Spirit album. It was recorded February – August 1969, and was produced by Lou Adler.


  • Jay Ferguson– lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Randy California– guitars, backing and lead vocals
  • John Locke– keyboards
  • Mark Andes– bass, backing vocals
  • Ed Cassidy– drums, percussion
  • Vic Anesini – mastering, mixing
  • Stachowaik, Steiner, Weinbang – engineer
  • Adam Block – project director
  • Jeff Smith, Tom Wilkes – design
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Dark Eyed Woman – Randy California, Jay Ferguson
  2. Apple Orchard – Mark Andes, Randy California, Ed Cassidy
  3. So Little Time to Fly – Randy California, John Locke
  4. Ground Hog – Jay Ferguson
  5. Cold Wind – Jay Ferguson
  6. Policeman’s Ball- Jay Ferguson
  7. Ice – John Locke
  8. Give a Life, Take a Life – Adler, Randy California
  9. I’m Truckin’ – John Locke
  10. Clear – Randy California, Jay Ferguson
  11. Caught – John Locke
  12. New Dope in Town – Mark Andes, Randy California, Jack Cassidy, Jay Ferguson, John Locke

In September 1975.

In September 1975, “Horzu” label released “Landed” the seventh  Can studio album. It was recorded February – April 1975, at “Inner Space Studio” and was produced by Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit and Irmin Schmidt.


  • Holger Czukay– bass, vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Michael Karoli– guitar, violin, lead vocals
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, percussion, winds
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboards, Alpha 77, vocals
  • Olaf Kübler(de) – tenor saxophone
  • Toby Robinson – mixing
  • René Tinner – recording assistant
  • Bobby Hickmott – equipment control
  • Christine – cover collage

Track listing:

  1. Full Moon on the Highway – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Peter Gilmour
  2. Half Past One – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Peter Gilmour
  3. Hunters and Collectors – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  4. Vernal Equinox – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  5. Red Hot Indians – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt
  6. Unfinished – Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt