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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 November 1972.

In November 1972, “Monument Records” label released “Jesus Was a Capricorn”, the fourth Kris Kristofferson album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” and “Monument Recording Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • Rita Coolidge – backing vocals
  • Chip Young, Dennis Linde, Fred Carter Jr., Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Colvard, John Buck Wilkin, Johnny Christopher, Mac Gayden, Stephen Bruton – guitar
  • “Uncle Josh” Graves – slide dobro
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, David Briggs, John Harris, Mike Utley – piano, electric piano, organ
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, David Darling, George Binkley, Lillian Hunt, Sheldon Kurland, Steven Smith – strings
  • Bill Justis – string arrangements
  • Norbert Putnam, Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Andrew Newmark, Kenny Buttrey – drums
  • Alan Rush, Benny Whitehead, Billy Swan, Larry Gatlin, Randy Cullers, The Bergenaires, The Joint Venture, The Jordanaires – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson except where noted.

  1. Jesus Was a Capricorn (Owed to John Prine)
  2. Nobody Wins
  3. It Sure Was (Love)
  4. Enough for You
  5. Help Me – Larry Gatlin
  6. Jesse Younger
  7. Give It Time to Be Tender – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts
  8. Out of Mind, Out of Sight – Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton
  9. Sugar Man
  10. Why Me

In january 1961.

In January 1961, “Monument Records” label released “Lonely and Blue”, the second Roy Orbison studio album. It was recorded September 1959, March, August, and September 1960, at “RCA Victor Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Roy Orbison – vocal, guitar
  • Bill Porter – engineer
  • Kevin Boutote – mastering
  • Tommy Strong – technician
  • Boudleaux Bryant – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Only the Lonely – Roy Orbison, Joe Melson
  2. Bye Bye Love – Felice & Boudleaux Bryant
  3. Cry – Churchill Kohlman
  4. Blue Avenue – Roy Orbison, Joe Melson
  5. I Can’t Stop Loving You – Don Gibson
  6. Come Back to Me (My Love) – Roy Orbison,, Joe Melson
  7. Blue Angel – Roy Orbison, Joe Melson
  8. Raindrops – Joe Melson
  9. (I’d Be) A Legend in My Time – Don Gibson
  10. I’m Hurtin’ – Roy Orbison, Joe Melson
  11. Twenty-two Days – Gene Pitney
  12. I’ll Say It’s My Fault – Roy Orbison, Fred Foster

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 April 1970.

In April 1970, “Reprise” label released “Sit Down Young Stranger”, the sixth Gordon Lightfoot album.  It was recorded September-December 1968, at “Sunwest Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Ry Cooder- guitar, mandolin
  • Rick Haynes – bass
  • Van Dyke Parks- harmonium
  • John Sebastian- guitar, harmonica
  • Nick DeCaro – string arrangements
  • Randy Newman- string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot; except where noted

  1. Minstrel of the Dawn
  2. Me and Bobby McGee – Kris Kristofferson, Fred Foster
  3. Approaching Lavender
  4. Saturday Clothes
  5. Cobwebs & Dust
  6. Poor Little Allison
  7. Sit Down Young Stranger
  8. If You Could Read My Mind
  9. Baby It’s Alright
  10. Your Love’s Return (Song for Stephen Foster)
  11. The Pony Man

On June 8, 1970.

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On June 8, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Self Portrait”, the tenth Bob Dylan studio album.  It was recorded April 1969 – March 1970, and was produced by Bob Johnston. “Self Portrait” features both cover versions of pop and folk songs and original compositions.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Byron Bach – cello
  • Brenton Banks – violin
  • George Binkley III – violin
  • Norman Blake– guitar
  • David Bromberg– guitar, dobro, bass guitar
  • Albert Wynn Butler – clarinet, saxophone
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey– drums, percussion
  • Fred Carter, Jr. – guitar
  • Marvin Chantry – viola
  • Ron Cornelius– guitar
  • Charlie Daniels– bass guitar, guitar
  • Rick Danko– bass guitar, vocals
  • Pete Drake– steel guitar
  • Delores Edgin – vocals
  • Fred Foster– guitar
  • Solie Fott – violin, viola
  • Bubba Fowler– guitar
  • Dennis Good – trombone
  • Emanuel Green – violin
  • Hilda Harris – vocals
  • Levon Helm– mandolin, drums, vocals
  • Freddie Hill – trumpet
  • Karl Himmel – clarinet, saxophone, trombone
  • Garth Hudson– keyboards
  • Lilian Hunt – violin
  • Martin Katahn – violin
  • Doug Kershaw – violin
  • Al Kooper – guitar, horn, keyboards
  • Sheldon Kurland – violin
  • Richard Manuel – piano, vocals
  • Martha McCrory – cello
  • Charlie McCoy – guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, vibes
  • Barry McDonald – violin
  • Ollie Mitchell – trumpet
  • Carol Montgomery – vocals
  • Bob Moore – bass guitar
  • Gene A. Mullins – baritone horn
  • Joe Osborn – guitar, bass guitar
  • June Page – vocals
  • Rex Peer – trombone
  • Bill Pursell – piano
  • Robbie Robertson – guitar, vocals
  • Albertine Robinson – vocals
  • Al Rogers – drums
  • Frank Smith – trombone
  • Maretha Stewart – vocals
  • Gary Van Osdale – viola
  • Bill Walker – arrangements
  • Bob Wilson – organ, piano
  • Stu Woods – bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. All the Tired Horses – Bob Dylan
  2. Alberta #1 – Bob Dylan
  3. I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know – Cecil A. Null
  4. Days of 49 – Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner
  5. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot
  6. In Search of Little Sadie – traditional
  7. Let It Be Me – Gilbert Becaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoe
  8. Woogie Boogie – Bob Dylan
  9. Belle Isle – traditional
  10. Living the Blues – Bob Dylan
  11. Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan (recorded live August 31, 1969, at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  12. Cooper Kettle – Alfred Frank Beddoe
  13. Gotta Travel On – Paul Clayton, Larry Ehrlich, David Lazar, Tom Six
  14. Blue Moon – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  15. The Boxer – Paul Simon
  16. The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo) – Bob Dylan (Recorded live August 31, 1969 at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  17. Take Me as I Am (Or let Me Go) – Boudleaux Bryant
  18. Take a Message to Mary – Felice Brtant, Boudleaux Bryant
  19. It Hurts me Too – traditional
  20. Minstrel Boy –Bob Dylan (Recorded live August 31, 1969 at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  21. She Belongs to Me – Bob Dylan (Recorded live August 31, 1969 at the” Isle of Wight Festival”)
  22. Wigwam – Bob Dylan
  23. Alberta # 2 – Bob Dylan

On January 11, 1971.

Janis_Joplin-Pearl

On January 11, 1971, “Columbia” label released “Pearl”, the second and final Janis Joplin solo studio album. It was recorded September – October, 1970, and was produced by Paul A. Rothchild. This was the only Janis Joplin album recorded with the Full Tilt Boogie Band. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Janis Joplin – vocals, guitar
  • Richard Bell – piano
  • Ken Pearson –organ
  • John Till– electric guitar
  • Brad Campbell –bass guitar
  • Clark Pierson –drums
  • Bobby Womack– acoustic guitar
  • Bobbye Hall– conga, percussion
  • Phil Badella, John Cooke, Vince Mitchell –backing vocals
  • Sandra Crouch –tambourine
  • Barry Feinstein, Tom Wilkes – photography, design for Camouflage Productions

Track listing:

  1. Move Over – Janis Joplin
  2. Cry Baby – Jerry Ragovoy, Bert Berns
  3. A Woman Left Lonely – Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham
  4. Half Moon – John Hall, Johanna Hall
  5. Buried Alive in the Blues – Nick Graventies
  6. My Baby – Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman
  7. Me and Bobby McGee – Kris Kristofferson, Fred Foster
  8. Mercedes Benz – Janis Joplin, Bob Neuwirth, Michael McClure
  9. Trust Me – Bobby Womack
  10. Get It While You Can – Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman