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On May 26, 1979.

On May 26, 1979, “Mercury” label released “Candy”, the fifth Con Funk Shun album. It was recorded December 1978 – April 1979, at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, and was produced by Michaell Cooper, Louis A. McCall, Felton Pilate, Karl Fuller, Cedric Martin, Danny Thomas and Paul Harrell.

Personnel:

  • Michael Vernon Cooper – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, electric sitar, percussion
  • Louis A. McCall– vocals, drums, electronic drums, percussion
  • Felton C. Pilate– lead vocals, trombone, trumpet, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion
  • Karl Fuller – vocals, trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, percussion
  • Paul Harrell – vocals, soprano and tenor saxophone, flute, percussion
  • Cedric Martin – lead vocals, bass guitar, percussion
  • Danny A. Thomas – vocals, clavinet, organ, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion
  • Skip Scarborough– clavinet, piano
  • Sheila Escovedo– timbales
  • Jack Trotter, Michael Alexander – trumpet
  • Bill Summers– congas
  • Roger Glenn – flute
  • David Crawford – string arrangements, conductor
  • Terry Adams – concertmaster
  • Greg Blockman – MC
  • Linda Lou McCall – production assistant
  • Skip Scarborough – co – producer
  • Leslie Ann Jones – engineer
  • Don Cody – engineer, remix
  • Chris Minto, Chuck Gebhart, Ken Kessie, Stacy Baird – engineer assistant
  • Fred Catero – remix
  • Joe Hansch – mastering
  • Darris Destiny – art direction
  • John Youss – cover lettering
  • Jim Cornfield – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Michaell Cooper, Louis A. McCall, Felton Pilate, Karl Fuller, Cedric Martin, Danny Thomas and Paul Harrell.

  1. Fire When Ready
  2. Chase Me
  3. Not Ready
  4. Da Lady
  5. Candy
  6. (Let Me Put) Love On Your Mind
  7. Main Slice
  8. Images

 

In February 1969.

In February 1969, “Columbia” label released “I Stand Alone”, the debut Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – vocals, piano, organ, ondioline, guitars, orchestrations
  • Wayne Moss– guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • “Big” Charlie Daniels– guitar
  • Charlie McCoy– electric bass, orchestrations
  • Ken Buttrey– drums
  • The Blossoms– backing vocal
  • Charlie Calello– orchestrations
  • Don Ellis– orchestrations
  • Jimmy Wisner– orchestrations
  • Brian Ross-Myring, Charlie Bragg, Don Puluse, Fred Catero, Glen Kolotkin, Neil Wilburn – engineers

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Kooper, except where noted.

  1. Overture
  2. I Stand Alone
  3. Camille – Al Kooper, Tony Powers
  4. One – Harry Nilsson
  5. Coloured Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. Soft Landing on the Moon
  7. I Can Love a Woman
  8. Blue Moon of Kentucky – Bill Monroe
  9. Toe Hold – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  10. Right Now for You
  11. Hey, Western Union Man – Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
  12. Song and Dance for the Unborn, Frightened Child

 

In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Reprise” label released “Loose”, the second Crazy Horse album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Fred Catero.

Personnel:

  • George Whitsell – electric and acoustic guitars, lead and backing vocals, congas
  • Greg Leroy – electric, acoustic and slide guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • John Blanton – organ, lead and backing vocals, piano, harmonica, cello
  • Billy Talbot- bass, backing vocals
  • Ralph Molina- drums, backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Joel Tepp – harmonica
  • Fred Catero – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Hit and Run – John Blanton
  2. Try – George Whitsell
  3. One Thing I Love – Greg Leroy
  4. Move – George Whitsell
  5. All Alone Now – George Whitsell
  6. All the Little Things – Greg Leroy
  7. Fair Weather Friend – Greg Leroy
  8. You Won’t Miss Me – George Whitsell
  9. Going Home – Greg Leroy
  10. I Don’t Believe It – George Whitsell
  11. Kind of Woman – John Blanton
  12. One Sided Love – George Whitsell
  13. And She Won’t Even Blow Smoke in My Direction – George Whitsell

In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Warner Bros” label released the debut, self-titled Malo album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Pacific Recording Studios” in San Mateo, California, and was produced by David Rubinson.

Personnel:

  • Arcelio García, Jr. – vocals, percussion.
  • Jorge Santana – vocals, guitar
  • Abel Zarate – vocals, guitar
  • Pablo Tellez – bass guitar, percussion.
  • Richard Kermode – keyboards, electric piano, Hammond organ, piano.
  • Richard Spremich – drums, percussion.
  • Coke Escovedo – timbales, Percussion.
  • Victor Pantoja – conga, bongos, percussion.
  • Luis Gasca – trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals.
  • Roy Murray – flute, trombone, trumpet, soprano sax.
  • Richard Bean – vocals, percussion, timbales.
  • David Rubinson – engineer, mixing
  • Fred Catero, Jeremy Zatkin – assistant engineer.
  • Chris Whorf – art direction
  • John & Barbara Casado – design
  • Victor Alemán – photography
  • Jesus Helguera – front cover

Track listing:

  1. Pana – Arcelio García Jr., Abel Zarate
  2. Just Say Goodbye – Rodgers Grant, Luis Gasca
  3. Café – Jorge Santana, Arcelio García Jr., Pablo Tellez
  4. Nena – Arcelio García Jr., Pablo Tellez, Abel Zarate
  5. Suavecito – Richard Bean, Pablo Tellez, Abel Zarate
  6. Peace – Arcelio Garcia Jr., Pablo Tellez, Ismael Versoza, Abel Zarate

 

In September 1970.

In September 1970, “CBS” label released “Abraxas”, the second Santana studio album. It was recorded April – May 1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Fred Catero and Carlos Santana. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 207 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”, and 5 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Gregg Rolie– keyboards, lead vocals
  • David Brown– bass
  • Michael Shrieve– drums
  • José “Chepito” Areas– percussion, conga, timbales
  • Michael Carabello– percussion, conga
  • Rico Reyes – percussion, backing vocals
  • Alberto Gianquinto – piano
  • Steven Saphore – tabla
  • Robert Venosa– artwork, graphic design
  • John Fiore David Brown – audio engineer
  • Mati Klarwein– illustrations
  • Robert Honablue – mastering engineeroriginal recording

Track listing:

  1. Singing Winds, Crying Beasts – Mike Carabello
  2. Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen – Peter Green/Gábor Szabó
  3. Oye Como Va – Tito Puente
  4. Incident at Neshabur – Alberto Gianquinto, Carlos Santana
  5. Se a Cabo – José Areas
  6. Mother’s Daughter – Gregg Rolie
  7. Samba Pa Ti – Carlos Santana
  8. Hope You’re Feeling Better – Gregg Rolie
  9. El Nycoya – José Areas

 

In May 1975.

In May 1975, “ABC/Blue Thumb” label released “Steppin’”, the third Pointer Sisters studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by David Rubinson & Friends, Inc..

Personnel:

  • Anita Pointer, Ruth Pointer, Bonnie Pointer, June Pointer– vocals
  • Tom Salisbury – piano
  • Gaylord Birch– drums, percussion
  • Chris Michie – guitar
  • Eugene Santini – bass
  • Wah Wah Watson– guitar
  • Herbie Hancock– clavinet
  • Bill Summers– percussion
  • Paul Jackson– bass
  • Jim Rothermel – clavinet
  • Stevie Wonder– electric piano
  • Fred Catero – recording engineer
  • Fred Catero, David Rubinson – re-mix engineers
  • Jeremy Zatkin – recording engineer
  • George Horn, Phil Brown – mastering engineers
  • Tom Salisbury – arrangement
  • Allyn Ferguson – arrangement
  • Ken Welch, Mitzie Welch – treatment

Track listing:

  1. How Long (Betcha’ Got a Chick on the Side) – Anita Pointer, Bonnie Pointer, David Rubinson
  2. Sleeping Alone – Stevie Wonder
  3. Easy Days – Isaac Hayes, Anita Pointer, Bonnie Pointer, June Pointer
  4. Chainey Do – Willie McTell, Taj Mahal
  5. I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But the Blues – A Medley in Tribute to Duke Ellington” (I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But the Blues / Rocks in My Bed / Creole Love Song / Satin Doll / I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good) / Mood Indigo) – Duke Ellington, Don George/ Ellington / Ellington, Bruce Good / Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn / Ellington, Paul Francis Webster / Ellington, Irving Mills, Barney Bigard
  6. Save the Bones for Henry Jones – Danny Barker, Vernon Lee
  7. Wanting Things – Hal David, Burt Bacharach
  8. Going Down Slowly – Allen Toussaint

 

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Blue Thumb” label released the debut, self-titled Pointer Sisters album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by David Rubinson & Friends, Inc.

Personnel:

  • Anita Pointer, Ruth Pointer, Bonnie Pointer, June Pointer– vocals
  • Gaylord Birch– drums
  • Tom Salisbury– piano
  • Ron McClure– acoustic bass, electric bass
  • Willie Fulton– electric guitar
  • Ed Marshall– drums Rod Ellicott – bass
  • Norman Landsberg– piano
  • The Hoodoo Rhythm Devils– backing band
  • David Rubinson& Friends, Inc. mix-down engineer
  • Norman Landsberg – associate producer
  • Fred Catero, Jeremy Zatkin– recording engineers, mix-down engineers
  • George Horne– mastering engineer
  • B. Greene– portraiture, design

Track listing:

  1. Yes We Can Can – Allen Toussaint
  2. Cloudburst – Leroy Kirkland, Jimmy Harris
  3. Jada – Pointer Sisters, Bruce Good, Jeff Cohen
  4. River Boulevard – Barbara Mauritz
  5. Old Songs – John Shine, Bruce Good
  6. That’s How I Feel – Wilton Felder
  7. Sugar – Pointer Sisters
  8. Pains and Tears – Norman Landsberg
  9. Naked Foot – Neal Tate
  10. Wang Dang Doodle – Willie Dixon