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In December 1971.

In December 1971, “MGM” label released “Guilty!” album by Eric Burdon and Jimmy Witherspoon. It was recorded  July – September, 1971 at “MGM Studios”, “Wally Heider Studios”, “John Phillips Studio” and with the “Far Out Mobile Unit”, and was produced by  Jerry Goldstein and Eric Burdon.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – vocals, design
  • Jimmy Witherspoon – vocals
  • Howard Scott, John Sterling – guitar
  • Lonnie Jordan, Terry Ryan – piano, organ
  • B. Dickerson, Kim Kesterson – bass
  • George Suranovich, Harold Brown – drums
  • Papa Dee Allen – congas
  • Bob Mercereau, Lee Oskar – harmonica
  • Charles Miller – tenor saxophone
  • Chris Huston, George Koch, Richard Moore, Stan Agol – engineer

Track listing:

  1. I’ve Been Driftin’ / Once Upon a Time – Jimmy Witherspoon, Eric Burdon
  2. Steam Roller – James Taylor
  3. The Laws Must Change – John Mayall
  4. Have Mercy Judge – Chuck Berry
  5. Going Down Slow – Louis Jimmy Oden
  6. Soledad – Eric Burdon, John Sterling
  7. Home Dream – Eric Burdon
  8. Wicked, Wicked Man – Eric Burdon
  9. Headin’ for Home – Eric Burdon, John Sterling, Kim Kesterson
  10. The Time Has Come – Jimmy Witherspoon, Teddy Edwards

In November 1976.

In November 1976, “ABC” label released “Love Is All Around” studio album War featuring Eric Burdon album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein, Lonnie Jordan and Howard Scott.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon– vocals, percussion
  • Howard Scott– vocals, guitar
  • Lonnie Jordan– vocals, organ, piano
  • Charles Miller– vocals, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, percussion, flute
  • Lee Oskar– vocals, harmonica, percussion
  • B. Dickerson– vocals, bass
  • Harold Brown– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Papa Dee Allen– vocals, conga, bongos, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott, except where noted.

  1. Love Is All Around
  2. Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  3. Home Dream – Eric Burdon
  4. Magic Mountain – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  5. A Day in the Life – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. Paint It Black Medley – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “United Artists” label released “The World Is a Ghetto”, the fifth War album.It was recorded in 1972 at “Crystal Industries” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein, Lonnie Jordan and Howard E. Scott. The cover drawing was by Howard Miller.

Personnel:

  • Howard Scott– guitar, percussion, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, percussion, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, timbales, percussion, vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Papa Dee Allen– conga, bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Charles Miller– clarinet, alto, tenor and baritone saxes, percussion, vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, percussion, vocals, art concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott.

  1. The Cisco Kid
  2. Where Was You At
  3. City, Country, City
  4. Four Cornered Room
  5. The World Is a Ghetto
  6. Beetles in the Bog

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “United Artists” label released “All Day Music”, the fourth War album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, “Crystal Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein, Chris Huston, Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott.

Personnel:

  • Howard Scott– guitar, percussion, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, percussion, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, percussion, vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Papa Dee Allen– conga, bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Charles Miller– flute, alto, tenor and baritone saxes, percussion, vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, percussion, vocals
  • Chris Huston and Richard Moore – engineers
  • Bob Gordon – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott, except where noted.

  1. All Day Music – Jerry Goldstein, Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott
  2. Get Down – Jerry Goldstein, Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott
  3. That’s What Love Will Do – Milton James, Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott
  4. There Must Be a Reason
  5. Nappy Head (Theme from Ghetto Man)
  6. Slippin’ Into Darkness
  7. Baby Brother

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “United Artists” label released “Deliver the Word”, the sixth War album. It was recorded in 1973 at “Crystal Industries” and “Wally Heider Studios” in Los Angeles, “Caribou Studios” in Nederland, Colorado, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein, Lonnie Jordan and Howard Scott. The album design and photo was by Gary Sato.

Personnel:

  • Howard Scott– guitar, percussion, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, percussion, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, ARP violins, synthesizer, timbales, percussion, vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Papa Dee Allen– conga, bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Charles Miller– clarinet, alto, tenor and baritone saxes, percussion, vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, percussion, vocals, cover concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, except where noted.

  1. H2Overture
  2. In Your Eyes
  3. Gypsy Man
  4. Me and Baby Brother
  5. Deliver the Word
  6. Southern Part of Texas – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott , Jerry Goldstein
  7. Blisters

 

In April 1971.

In April 1971, “United Artists” label released the third, self-titled War album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein.

Personnel:

  • “Papa” Dee Allen– conga, bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums, percussion, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, percussion, vocals
  • Charles Miller– flute, alto sax, baritone sax, tenor sax, percussion, vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, vocals
  • Howard Scott– guitar, percussion, vocals
  • Chris Huston – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott.

  1. Sun Oh Son
  2. Lonely Feelin’
  3. Back Home – help with the lyrics Hilton Valentine
  4. War Drums
  5. Vibeka
  6. Fidel’s Fantasy

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “MGM” label released “Eric Burdon Declares War”, the first Eric Burdon and War album. It was recorded in January 1970 at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein. The album cover concept was by Eric Burdon and the design was by The Visual Thing.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon– lead vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica
  • Charles Miller– tenor sax, flute
  • Howard Scott– guitar, backing vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano
  • Bee Bee Dickerson– bass, backing vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums
  • Dee Allen– conga, percussion
  • Chris Huston – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott, except where noted.

  1. The Vision of Rassan
  • Dedication
  • Roll on Kirk
  1. Tobacco Road
  • Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  • I Have a Dream
  • Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  1. Spill the Wine
  2. Blues for Memphis Slim
  • Birth
  • Mother Earth – P. Chatman
  • Mr. Charlie
  • Danish Pastry

In December 1970.

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In December 1970, “MGM” label released “The Black-Man’s Burdon”,the second Eric Burdon and War album. It was recorded 1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon– lead vocals
  • Howard Scott– vocal, guitar
  • Lee Oskar– vocal, harmonica
  • Lonnie Jordan– vocal, organ, piano
  • B. Dickerson– vocal, bass
  • Harold Brown– drums
  • Dee Allen– vocal, conga, percussion
  • Charles Miller– tenor, baritone, alto sax, flute
  • Sharon Scott and the Beautiful New Born Children of Southern California – vocals
  • Chris Huston – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks written Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott except where noted.

  1. Paint It Black [medley]
  • Black on Black in Black
  • Paint It Black I – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  • Laurel and Hardy
  • Pintelo Negro II – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  • P.C. 3
  • Black Bird
  • Paint It Black III – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  1. Spirit
  2. Beautiful New Born Child – Papa Dee Allen,Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  3. Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward
  4. The Bird and the Squirrel
  5. Nuts, Seeds and Life
  6. Out of Nowhere
  7. Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward
  8. Sun / Moon
  9. Pretty Colors
  10. Gun
  11. Jimbo
  12. Bare Back Ride
  13. Home Cookin
  14. They Can’t Take Away Our Music – Papa Dee Allen,Harold Brown,Eric Burdon, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. ScottWar, Jerry Goldstein

On June 16, 1975.

War-Why Can't We Be Friends

On June 16, 1975, “United Artists” label released “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” the seventh War studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein,  Lonnie Jordan and Howard Scott.

Personnel:

  • Howard Scott – vocals, guitar
  • Lonnie Jordan – vocals, organ, piano, timbales, percussion
  • Lee Oskar– vocals, harmonica, percussion
  • B. Dickerson – vocals, bass, percussion
  • Harold Brown – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Papa Dee Allen – vocals, conga, bongos, percussion
  • Charles Miller– vocals, clarinet, alto, tenor and baritone saxes, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Let No One Get You Down – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  2. Lotus Blossom -Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott , Francie Nelson
  3. Heartbeat
  4. Leroy’s Latin Lament (Medley)
  • Lonnie Dreams
  • The Way We Feel – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, lyrics: Keri Oskar
  • La Fiesta
  • Lament
  1. Smile Happy
  2. So
  3. Low Rider – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  4. In Mazatlan
  5. Why Can’t We Be Friends? -Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein