Tag Archives: Gary Burden

In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Dunhill” label released “Steppenwolf 7”, the seventh   Steppenwolf album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Richard Podolor.

Personnel:

  • John Kay– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Larry Byrom– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Goldy McJohn– keyboards
  • George Biondo– bass, backing vocals
  • Jerry Edmonton– drums
  • Richard Podolor, Bill Cooper – engineer
  • Tom Gundelfinger – photography
  • Gary Burden– art direction, liner design, artwork

Track listing:

  1. Ball Crusher
  2. Forty Days and Forty Nights
  3. Fat Jack
  4. Renegade
  5. Foggy Mental Breakdown
  6. Snowblind Friend
  7. Who Needs Ya’
  8. Earschplittenloudenboomer
  9. Hippo Stomp
Advertisements

In October 1968.

In October 1968, “ABC Dunhill” label released “The Second”, the second  Steppenwolf studio album. It was recorded in 1968, at “American Recording Co”, and was produced by Gabriel Mekler.

Personnel:

  • John Kay– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Michael Monarch– lead guitar
  • Goldy McJohn– organ, piano
  • Rushton Moreve– bass
  • Jerry Edmonton– drums, vocals, lead and co-lead vocals
  • Bill Cooper, Richard Podolor– engineer
  • Gary Burden– cover design
  • Henry Diltz– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Kay, except where noted.

  1. Faster Than the Speed of Life – Mars Bonfire
  2. Tighten Up Your Wig
  3. None of Your Doing – John Kay, Gabriel Mekler
  4. Spiritual Fantasy
  5. Don’t Step on the Grass, Sam
  6. 28 – Mekler
  7. Magic Carpet Ride – John Kay, Rushton Moreve
  8. Disappointment Number – unknown
  9. Lost and Found by Trial and Error
  10. Hodge, Podge, Strained Through a Leslie
  11. Resurrection
  12. Reflections – JohnKay, Gabriel Mekler

 

In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Holiday”, the fourth America studio  album. It was recorded April – May 1974, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by George Martin.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Beckley and Dan Peek – bass, keyboards, guitars
  • Dewey Bunnell – guitars
  • Willie Leacox – drums, percussion
  • George Martin– arranger, keyboards
  • Geoff Emerick- engineering
  • Peter Henderson – tape operator
  • Gary Burden – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Miniature – Gerry Beckley
  2. Tin Man – Dewey Bunnell
  3. Another Try – Gerry Beckley
  4. Lonely People – Dan Peek, Catherine Peek
  5. Glad to See You – Dan Peek
  6. Mad Dog – Gerry Beckley
  7. Hollywood – Dewey Bunnell
  8. Baby It’s Up to You – Gerry Beckley
  9. You – Dan Peek
  10. Old Man Took – Dewey Bunnell
  11. What Does It Matter – Gerry Beckley
  12. In the Country – Dan Peek

In May 1968.

In May 1968, “Dunhill” label released “The Papas & the Mamas”, the fourth The Mamas & the Papas album. It was recorded 1967-1968, at the home of John  and Michelle Phillips, and was produced by Lou Adler.

Personnel:

  • Denny Doherty- lead and background vocals
  • Cass Elliot- lead and background vocals
  • John Phillips- guitar, lead anbackground vocals
  • Michelle Phillips- lead and background vocals
  • “Doctor” Eric Hord – guitar
  • Hal Blaine- percussions
  • Larry Knechtel- keyboards
  • Joe Osborn- bass guitar
  • Paul Downing – guitar
  • John York- bass guitar
  • Peter Pilafian -engineer
  • Tad Diltz- album photos
  • Gary Burden- art direction, package design

Track listing:

All tracks by John Phillips, except where noted.

  1. The Right Somebody to Love – Jack Yellen,Lew Pollack
  2. Safe in My Garden
  3. Meditation Mama (Transcendental Woman Travels) – John Phillips,Lou Adler –
  4. For the Love of Ivy – John Phillips,Denny Doherty
  5. Dream a Little Dream of Me – Fabian Andre,Wilbur Schwandt, Gus Kahn
  6. Mansions
  7. Gemini Childe
  8. Nothing’s Too Good for My Little Girl – Ned Wynn
  9. Too Late
  10. Twelve Thirty
  11. Rooms
  12. Midnight Voyage

In May 1968.

In May 1958, “Dunhill” label released “A Tramp Shining”, the debut Richard Harris album. It was recorded December 1967-January 1958, and was produced by Jimmy Webb.

Personnel:

  • Richard Harris – vocals
  • Jimmy Webb– arranger, composer
  • William F. Williams – supervision
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Larry Knechtel– keyboards
  • Mike Deasy– guitar
  • Joe Osborn– bass guitar
  • Sid Sharp – string arrangements
  • Jules Chaikin – trumpet
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Tommy Tedesco– guitar
  • Armen Steiner – engineer
  • Peter Himmelman – engineer
  • Gary Burden– art direction, design
  • Henry Diltz– photography
  • Patrick Ward – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Webb.

  1. Prelude
  2. Didn’t We?
  3. Interlude
  4. Paper Chase
  5. Interlude
  6. Name of My Sorrow
  7. Interlude
  8. Lovers Such as I
  9. In the Final Hours
  10. MacArthur Park
  11. Dancing Girl
  12. Interlude
  13. If You Must Leave My Life
  14. A Tramp Shining

In March 1969.

at-your-birthday-party

In March 1969, “ABC Dunhill Records” label released “At Your Birthday Party”, the third Steppenwolf studio album. It was recorded December 1968 – February 1969, and was produced by Gabriel Mekler. The album cover design was by Gary Burden.

Personnel:

  • John Kay- lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Michael Monarch- lead guitar
  • Goldy McJohn- organ, piano
  • Nick St. Nicholas- bass
  • Jerry Edmonton- drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry – Gabriel Mekler
  2. Chicken Wolf – John Kay, Michael Monarch
  3. Lovely Meter – Gabriel Mekler
  4. Round and Down – Michael Monarch
  5. It’s Never Too Late – John Kay, Nick St. Nicholas
  6. Sleeping Dreaming – Nick St. Nicholas
  7. Jupiter’s Child – Jerry Edmonton, John Kay, Michael Monarch
  8. She’ll Be Better – Jerry Edmonton, Gabriel Mekler
  9. Cat Killer – John Goadsby
  10. Rock Me – John Kay
  11. God Fearing Man – Michael Monarch
  12. Mango Juice – Jerry Edmonton, John Goadsby, Michael Monarch
  13. Happy Birthday – Gabriel Mekler

In February 1971.

crazy-horse

In February 1971, “Reprise” label released the debut, self – titled Crazy Horse album.  It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Jack Nitzsche and Bruce Botnick. This was Danny Whitten’s last album release before his death from a drug overdose in 1972.

Personnel:

  • Danny Whitten— guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Nils Lofgren— guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Jack Nitzsche— piano, lead and backing vocals
  • Billy Talbot— bass, backing vocals
  • Ralph Molina— drums, lead and backing vocals
  • Ry Cooder— slide guitar
  • Gib Guilbeau— violin
  • Gary Burden— art direction
  • Joel Bernstein— photography

Track listing:

  1. Gone Dead Train – Russ Titelman, Jack Nitzsche
  2. Dance, Dance, Dance – Neil Young
  3. Look at All the Things – Danny Whitten
  4. Beggars Day – Nils Lofgren
  5. I Don’t Want to Talk About It – Danny Whitten
  6. Downtown – Danny Whitten, Neil Young
  7. Carolay – Russ Titelman, Kack Nitzsche
  8. Dirty, Dirty – Danny Whitten
  9. Nobody – Nils Lofgren
  10. I’ll Get By – Danny Whitten
  11. Crow Jane Lady – Jack Nitzsche