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On May 12, 1969.

On May 12, 1969, “Cadet” label released “After the Rain”, the sixth Muddy Waters studio album. It was recorded in January 1969, and was produced by Marshall Chess, Charles Stepney and Gene Barge.

Personnel:

  • Muddy Waters(McKinley Morganfield) – vocals, lead guitar
  • Phil Upchurch– guitar
  • Pete Cosey– guitar
  • Morris Jennings – drums
  • Otis Spann– piano
  • Louis Satterfield– bass
  • Charles Stepney– organ
  • Paul Oscher– harmonica
  • Stu Black – engineer
  • T. Swan – re-mix production

Track listing:

All tracks by Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield), except where noted.

  1. I Am the Blues – Willie Dixon
  2. Ramblin’ Mind
  3. Rollin’ and Tumblin’
  4. Bottom of the Sea
  5. Honey Bee
  6. Blues and Trouble
  7. Hurtin’ Soul – Charles Williams
  8. Screamin’ and Cryin’

 

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In December 1960.

In December 1960, “Checker Records” label released “Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger”, the fifth Bo Diddley studio album. It was recorded October 1959 – February 1960, and was produced by Leonard Chess, Phil Chess and Bo Diddley.

Personnel:

  • Bo Diddley(Ellas McDaniel) – lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Jerome Green – maracas, backing vocals
  • Willie Dixon, Bobby Baskerville – bass
  • Jesse James Johnson – electric bass
  • Billy Downing, Clifton James – drums
  • Lafayette Leake, Otis Spann, Billy Stewart– piano
  • Peggy Jones – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Gene Barge– tenor saxophone
  • Johnny Carter, Harvey Fuqua, Lily “Bee Bee” Jamieson, Gloria Morgan, Nate Nelson – backing vocals
  • Vartan – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellas McDaniel, except where noted.

  1. Gunslinger
  2. Ride on Josephine
  3. Doing the Craw-Daddy
  4. Cadillac
  5. Somewhere
  6. Cheyenne
  7. Sixteen Tons – Merle Travis, arranged byEllas McDaniel
  8. Whoa Mule (Shine)
  9. No More Lovin’
  10. Diddling

In October 1968.

In October 1969, “Deram” label released “The Battle of North West Six”, the second Keef Hartley Band album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Keef Hartley– drums, percussion
  • Miller Anderson– vocals, guitars
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet, flugelhorn, violin, brass arrangements
  • Jim Jewell, Chris Mercer– tenor saxophone
  • Gary Thain– bass guitar
  • “Spit James” (Ian Cruickshank) – guitar
  • Mick Weaver– organ, piano, percussion
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • Harry Beckett– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Lyn Dobson– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Barbara Thompson– baritone saxophone, flute
  • Ray Warleigh– flute
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Derek Varnals – recording engineer
  • Adrian Martins, John Punter– assistant engineer
  • Art Wood– artwork
  • Richard Sacks – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Dansette Kid / Hartley Jam for Bread – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  2. Don’t Give Up – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  3. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  4. Hickory – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  5. Don’t Be Afraid – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Peter Dines, Gary Thain
  6. Not Foolish, Not Wise – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  7. Waiting Around – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  8. Tadpole – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  9. Poor Mabel (You’re Just Like Me) – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  10. Believe In You – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Epic” label released “Freedom Flight”, the second Shuggie Otis album.  It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Johnny Otis.

Personnel:

  • Shuggie Otis – lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, organ, piano, drums, bells, bottleneck guitar, tack piano
  • Johnny Otis- percussion, backing vocals
  • Wilton Felder- bass
  • George Duke- organ, electric piano, celesta
  • Aynsley Dunbar- drums
  • Mike Kowalski- drums
  • Richard Aplanalp – tenor saxophone, oboe, flute
  • James ‘Supe’ Bradshaw – harmonica, backing vocals
  • Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Shuggie Otis except where noted.

  1. Ice Cold Daydream
  2. Strawberry Letter 23
  3. Sweet Thang – Johnny Otis, Shuggie Otis
  4. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  5. Someone’s Always Singing – Kenny Kahn, Shuggie Otis
  6. Purple
  7. Freedom Flight

In February 1974.

thunder-box

In February 1974, “A&M” label released “Thunderbox”, the seventh Humble Pie album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Olics Sound”, and was produced by Steve Marriott.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitar, harmonica, keyboards, vocals
  • Greg Ridley- bass, vocals
  • Jerry Shirley- drums, piano, backing vocals
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitar, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Mel Collins– horns
  • The Blackberries :
    • Carlena Williams –vocals
    • Venetta Fields– vocals
    • Billie Barnum – vocals
  • Hipgnosis- album sleeve design
  • Editing : Alan O’Duffy

Track listing:

  1. Thunderbox – Steve Marriott, Dave “Clem” Clempson
  2. Groovin’ with Jesus – Gene Barge, Bennie Swartz
  3. I Can’t Stand the Rain – Ann Peebles, Don Bryant, Bernard Miller
  4. Anna (Go to Him) – Arthur Alexander
  5. No Way – Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley
  6. Rally with Ali – Steve Marriott, Dave “Clem” Clempson, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley
  7. Don’t Worry, be Happy – Steve Marriott, Dave “Clem” Clempson, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley
  8. Ninety-Nine Pounds – Don Bryant
  9. Every Single Day – Dave “Clem” Clempson
  10. No Money Down – Chuck Berry
  11. Drift Away – Mentor Williams
  12. Oh La-De-Da – Phillip Mitchell

 

On October 5, 1968.

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On October 5, 1968, “Cadet” label released “Electric Mud” the fifth Muddy Waters studio album with Rotary Connection. It was recorded May 1968, at “Ter Mar Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Marshall Chess and Charles Stepne.

Personnel:

  • Muddy Waters– vocal
  • Gene Barge – tenor saxophone, producer
  • Phil Upchurch– guitars
  • Roland Faulkner – guitars
  • Pete Cosey– guitars
  • Charles Stepney– organ, arranger, producer
  • Louis Satterfield– bass
  • Morris Jennings – drums
  • Stu Black – engineer
  • Meire Murakami – design
  • Bill Sharpe – cover design
  • Abner Spector – mixing
  • Vartan – art direction

Track listing:

  1. I Just Want to Make Love to You – Willie Dixon
  2. I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man – Willie Dixon
  3. Let’s Spend the Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  4. She’s Alright – Morganfield
  5. Mannish Boy – Morganfield
  6. Herbert Harper’s Free Press News – Sidney Barnes, Robert Thurston
  7. Tom Cat – Charles Williams
  8. The Same Thing – Willie Dixon

 

On September 1, 1967.

Crusade

On September 1, 1967,”Decca” label released “Crusade”, the third John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers studio album. It was recorded on July 12, 1967, at the “Decca West Hampstead” studios, and was produced by Mike Vernon.

Personnel:

  • John Mayall – vocals, organ, piano, harmonica, bottleneck guitar
  • Mick Taylor – lead guitar
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Keef Hartley – drums
  • Chris Mercer – tenor sax
  • Rip Kant – baritone sax
  • Peter Green – lead guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mayall except where noted.

  1. Oh, Pretty Woman – C. Williams
  2. Stand Back Baby
  3. My Time After Awhile – Ron Badger, Sheldon Feinberg, Robert Geddins
  4. Snowy Wood – John Mayall, Mick Taylor
  5. Man of Stone – Eddie Kirkland
  6. Tears in My Eyes
  7. Driving Sideways – Freddie King, Sonny Thompson
  8. The Death of  B. Lenoir
  9. I Can’t Quit You Baby – Willie Dixon
  10. Streamline
  11. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  12. Checkin’ Up on My Baby – Sonny Boy Williamson II