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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

On June 5, 1962.

On June 5, 1962, “RCA Victor” label released “Pot Luck with Elvis”, the seventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded on March 22, 1961, at “Radio Recorders”  in Hollywood, June 25 and October 15, 1961, March 18 and March 19, 1962, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Steve Sholes and  Joseph Lilley.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– lead vocals
  • Scotty Moore– rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– lead guitar
  • Hank Garland– lead guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell– rhythm guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • Grady Martin– guitar, vibes
  • Floyd Cramer– piano, organ
  • Dudley Brooks– piano
  • Gordon Stoker – piano
  • Bob Moore– double bass
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Buddy Harman– drums
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Boots Randolph– saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Kiss Me Quick – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  2. Just for Old Time Sake – Roy C. Bennett, Sid Tepper
  3. Gonna Get Back Home Somehow – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  4. (Such an) Easy Question – Otis Blackwelland Winfield Scott
  5. Steppin’ Out of Line – Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller
  6. I’m Yours – Hal Blair, Don Robertson
  7. Something Blue – Paul Evans, Al Byron
  8. Suspicion – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  9. I Feel That I’ve Known You Forever – Doc Pomus, Alan Jeffreys
  10. Night Rider – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  11. Fountain of Love – Bill Giant, Jeff Lewis
  12. That’s Someone You Never Forget – Elvis Presley, Red West

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Atlantic” label released “Sweet Revenge”, the third John Prine album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • John Prine – vocals, guitar
  • Steve Goodman- guitar, backing vocals
  • Ralph MacDonald- percussion
  • Grady Martin- guitar, dobro
  • Bobby Wood, Kenny Ascher- keyboards, piano
  • Steve Burgh, Johnny Christopher – guitar
  • Cissy Houston- backing vocals
  • Judy Clay – steel guitar, backing vocals
  • Doyle Grisham – steel guitar
  • Leo LeBlanc – guitar, steel guitar
  • Mike Leech – bass, upright bass
  • Raun MacKinnon – harmony vocals, gut string guitar
  • Kenny Malone– drums
  • Hugh McDonald – bass, percussion
  • Steve Mosley – drums
  • Dave Prine – guitar, banjo, dobro, fiddle
  • Jerry Shook – harmonica
  • Bill Slater – bass
  • Deirdre Tuck Corley – backing vocals
  • Reggie Young- guitar
  • David Briggs- organ, piano
  • Arif Mardin- horn arrangement
  • Brad Davis, Jimmy Douglass, Steve Ham, Frank Hubach, Bob Liftin – engineers

Track listing:

All tracks by John Prine, except where noted.

  1. Sweet Revenge
  2. Please Don’t Bury Me
  3. Christmas in Prison
  4. Dear Abby
  5. Blue Umbrella
  6. Often is a Word I Seldom Use
  7. Onomatopoeia
  8. Grandpa Was a Carpenter
  9. The Accident (Things Could Be Worse)
  10. Mexican Home
  11. A Good Time
  12. Nine Pound Hammer – traditional

 

In September 1965.

In September 1965, “MGM” label released “Ballads of the Hills and Plains”, the third Hank Williams Jr. album. It was recorded in July 1965; at “Columbia Recording Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Jim Vienneau.

Personnel:

  • Hank Williams Jr.– guitar, vocals
  • Grady Martin, Jerry Kennedy, Harold Bradley, Ray Edenton – guitar
  • Bob Moore– bass
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • The Jordanaires– vocal accompaniment

Track listing:

  1. Doc Holiday – John Paulovic
  2. Cowpoke – Tillman Franks, David Houston
  3. Blood’s Thicker Than Water – Danny Dill, Wayne P. Walker
  4. The Blizzard – Harlan Howard
  5. Stampede – Jim Dale, Frances Paulin
  6. The Rainmaker – Cliff Friend, Jack Sanders, Mack Vickery
  7. Streets of Laredo – traditional
  8. Black Lightning – Ricky Hester
  9. Big Twenty – Dillis
  10. The Eyes of Death – Danny Dill
  11. I’m Afraid – Allen Nelson, Carolyn Stringer

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “A&M” label released “Come from the Shadows”, the fourteen Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadrophonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Joan Baez.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – guitar, vocals
  • Stuart Basore – steel guitar
  • Charlie McCoy– harp, guitar
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Glen Spreen – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Pete Wade – guitar
  • John “Bucky” Wilkin – guitar
  • David Briggs– keyboard
  • Kenneth Buttrey– drums
  • Grady Martin– guitar

Track listing:

  1. Prison Trilogy (Billy Rose) – Joan Baez
  2. Rainbow Road – Donnie Fritts, Dan Penn
  3. Love Song to a Stranger – Joan Baez
  4. Myths – Joan Baez
  5. In the Quiet Morning – Mimi Fariña
  6. All the Weary Mothers of the Earth (People’s Union #1) – Joan Baez
  7. To Bobby – Joan Baez
  8. Song of Bangladesh – Joan Baez
  9. A Stranger in My Place – Kenny Rogers, Kin Vassy
  10. Tumbleweed – Douglas Van Arsdale
  11. The Partisan – Anna Marly, Hy Zaret
  12. Imagine – John Lennon

 

In May 1969.

In May 1969, “Vanguard” label released “David’s Album”, the eleventh Joan Baez album. It was recorded in September 1968, at “CBS Studios: in Nashville, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Fred Carter, Jr.– mandolin
  • Pete Drake– pedal steel guitar
  • Johnny Gimble– fiddle
  • Roy Huskey, Jr.– bass
  • Tommy Jackson– fiddle
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • Jerry Reed– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar, dobro
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Harold Rugg – guitar, dobro
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums

Track listing:

  1. If I Knew – Nina Dusheck, Pauline Marden
  2. Rock Salt and Nails – Bruce Utah Phillips
  3. Glad Bluebird of Happiness – Darryl Skrabak
  4. Green, Green Grass of Home – Curly Putman
  5. Will the Circle be Unbroken – traditional
  6. The Tramp on the Street – traditional
  7. Poor Wayfaring Stranger – Traditional
  8. Just a Closer Walk With Thee – Traditional
  9. Hickory Wind – Gram Parsons, Bob Buchanan
  10. My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains – P. Carter, Tom Ashley

 

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys”, the seventh Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, guitar, banjo, piano, harmonica
  • Doug Dillard– banjo
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Kevin Burke– fiddle
  • Ry Cooder– guitar
  • Buddy Collette– clarinet
  • Ed Shaughnessy– drums, tabla
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Stan Free– piano, harpsichord
  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitar
  • Gene Parsons– drums
  • Clydie King– background vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Buddy Alan – guitar
  • Bob Arkin – bass
  • George Bohanon– horn
  • Jerry Brightman– steel guitar
  • Donald Christlieb – woodwind
  • Gene Coe – horn
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion
  • Barry Feldman – Executive Producer
  • Venetta Fields– background vocals
  • Gib Guilbeau – fiddle
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • William Green – oboe
  • Richard Hayward– drums
  • Richard Hyde– trombone
  • Thad Maxwell – bass
  • Gene Merlino – background vocals
  • Bob Morris – guitar
  • John Pilla – guitar
  • Thurl Ravenscroft– background vocals
  • Don Rich – fiddle, guitar
  • Jim Shaw – organ, piano
  • Doyle Curtsinger – bass, mandolin
  • Jessica Smith – vocals
  • Robert Tebow – background vocals
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • Ernie Watts– flute
  • Jerry Wiggins – drums
  • Dick Hyde – horn
  • Jesse Smith – background vocals
  • Jim Gordon– piano
  • Leland Sklar– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie; except where noted

  1. Farrell O’Gara – traditional
  2. Gypsy Davy – traditional, Woody Guthrie
  3. This Troubled Mind of Mine – Ernest Tubb, Johnny Tyler
  4. Week on the Rag
  5. Miss the Mississippi and You – Bill Halley
  6. Lovesick Blues – Irving Mills, Cliff Friend
  7. Uncle Jeff
  8. Gates of Eden – Bob Dylan
  9. Last Train
  10. Cowboy Song
  11. Sailor’s Bonnett – traditional
  12. Cooper’s Lament
  13. Ramblin’ ‘Round – Woody Guthrie

In December 1968.

any-day-now

In December 1968, “Vanguard” label released “Any Day Now”, the tenth Joan Baez  album. The double LP contained exclusively Bob Dylan songs was recorded September in 1968, at “CBS Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Fred Carter– mandolin
  • Pete Drake– pedal steel guitar
  • Johnny Gimble– fiddle
  • Roy Huskey, Jr.– bass
  • Tommy Jackson– fiddle
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • Jerry Reed– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar, dobro
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Stephen Stills– guitar
  • Harold Rugg – guitar, dobro
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan, except where noted.

  1. Love Minus Zero/No Limit
  2. North Country Blues
  3. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
  4. Drifter’s Escape
  5. I Pity the Poor Immigrant
  6. Tears of Rage – Bob Dylan, Richard Manuel
  7. Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
  8. Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word
  9. I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine
  10. Walls of Red Wing
  11. Dear Landlord
  12. One Too Many Mornings
  13. I Shall Be Released
  14. Boots of Spanish Leather
  15. Walkin’ Down the Line
  16. Restless Farewell”