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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 March 14, 2011.

On March 14, 2011, “Parlaphone” label released “The Most Incredible Thing”, album by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. It featured music for the 2011 ballet of same name, based on 1870 fairy tale by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, and was produced by Sven Helbig, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. Wrocław Score Orchestra was recorded by “Teldex Studio Berlin” in the “Concert Hall of Polish Radio” in Wrocław, Poland

Personnel:

  • Neil Tenant – performer
  • Chris Lowe– performer, programming
  • Bartek Bober – concertmaster
  • Joris Bartsch Buhle – contractor
  • Pete Gleadall – programming
  • Andreas Gundlach – piano
  • Sven Helbig– orchestrations
  • Dominic Wheeler – Wrocław Score Orchestra conductor
  • Jan-Peter Klöpfel – copyist
  • Bob Kraushaar– mixing
  • Tobias Lehmann – sound engineer, editing
  • Tom Russbüldt – Pro Toolsengineer
  • Dietrich Zöllner – copyist

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe.

Act One

  1. Prologue
  2. The Grind
  3. The Challenge
  4. Help Me
  5. Risk
  6. Physical Jerks
  7. The Competition
  8. The Meeting” – 2:52

Act Two

  1. The Clock 1/2/3
  2. The Clock 4/5/6
  3. The Clock 7/8/9
  4. The Clock 10/11/12
  5. The Winner
  6. Destruction

Act Three

  1. Back to the Grind
  2. The Miracle – Ceremony
  3. The Miracle – Revolution
  4. The Miracle – Resurrection
  5. The Miracle – Colour and Light
  6. The Miracle – The Meeting (Reprise)
  7. The Wedding

In July 1967.

In July 1967, “Liberty” label released the debut, self-titled Canned Heat album.  It was recorded in 1967 in Los Angeles, and was produced by Cal Carter.

Personnel:

  • Bob Hite – vocals
  • Alan Wilson – vocals, rhythm and slide guitar, harmonica
  • Henry Vestine – lead guitar
  • Ray Johnson – piano
  • Larry Taylor – bass
  • Frank Cook– drums

Track listing:

  1. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Muddy Waters, Hambone Willie Newbern
  2. Bullfrog Blues – Bob Hite, Alan Wilson, Henry Vestine, Larry Taylor, Frank Cook
  3. Evil Is Going On – Willie Dixon
  4. Goin’ Down Slow – James Oden
  5. Catfish Blues – Robert Petway
  6. Dust My Broom – Robert Johnson, Elmore James
  7. Help Me – Sonny Boy Williamson II
  8. Big Road Blues – Tommy Johnson
  9. The Story of My Life – Guitar Slim
  10. The Road Song – Floyd Jones
  11. Rich Woman – Dorothy LaBostrie, McKinley Millet

 

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Harvest” label released “Yes We Have No Mañanas (So Get Your Mañanas Today)”, the seventh Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Basing Street Studios” in London, and was produced by Muff Winwood.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers- vocals, guitar
  • J. Cole- steel guitar
  • Andy Roberts – guitar
  • Roger Saunders – guitar
  • Ollie Halsall– guitar
  • Nick Rowley – keyboards
  • Zoot Money- keyboards
  • Billy Livsey– keyboards
  • Charlie McCracken – bass
  • Mickey Feat – bass
  • Rick Wills- bass
  • Tony Newman- drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Rob Townsend- drums, percussion
  • Pip Williams, David Bedford- arranger

Track listing:

  1. Star– Kevin Ayers
  2. Mr Cool – Kevin Ayers
  3. The Owl – Kevin Ayers
  4. Love’s Gonna Turn You Round – Kevin Ayers
  5. Falling In Love Again- Connelly , Hollander
  6. Help Me – Kevin Ayers
  7. Ballad Of Mr Snake – Kevin Ayers
  8. Everyone Knows The Song– Kevin Ayers
  9. Yes I Do – Kevin Ayers
  10. Blue – Kevin Ayers

On January 8, 1975.

promised_land

On January 8, 1975, “RCA” label released “Promised Land”, the twenty first Elvis Presley album. It was recorded in December 1973, at “Stax Records” studios in Memphis and  was produced by Felton Jarvis.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley- vocals, guitar
  • David Briggs- piano, organ
  • James Burton- guitar
  • Johnny Christopher – guitar
  • Doug Bartenfeld – guitar
  • Per Erik Hallin – piano, organ
  • Per Eric “Pete” Hallin – clavinet
  • Norbert Putnam- bass
  • Ronnie Tutt- drums
  • Voice (Donnie Sumner; Sherrill Nielsen; Tim Baty; Per Eric “Pete” Hallin) – backing vocals
  • Jeannie Green – backing vocals
  • Mary and Ginger Holladay – backing vocals
  • Susan Pilkington – backing vocals
  • JD Sumner& The Stamps (Bill Baize; Ed Enoch; David Rowland) – backing vocals
  • Kathy Westmoreland- backing vocals
  • Mike Moran, Dick Baxter – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Promised Land – Chuck Berry
  2. There’s a Honky Tonk Angel (Who’ll Take Me Back In) – Troy Seals, Denny Rice
  3. Help me – Larry Gatlin
  4. Songman – Donnie Sumner
  5. Love Song of the Year – Chris Christian
  6. It’s Midnight – Billy Edd Wheeler,Jerry Chesnut
  7. Your Love’s Been a Long Time Coming – Rory Bourke
  8. If You Talk in Your Sleep – Red West, Johnny Christopher
  9. Thinking About You – Tim Baty
  10. You Asked Me To – Waylon Jennings, Billy Joe Shaver

On October 27, 1967.

ten-years-after

On October 27, 1967,”Deram” label released the debut, self titled Ten Years After album. It was recorded September 1967, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon and Gus Dudgeon.

Personnel:

  • Alvin Lee – vocals, guitar
  • Chick Churchill– organ
  • Leo Lyons– bass
  • Ric Lee– drums

Track listing:

  1. I Want to Know – Sheila McLeod (as pseudonym Paul Jones)
  2. I Can’t Keep from Crying Sometimes – Al Kooper
  3. Adventures of a Young Organ – Alvin Lee, Chick Churchill
  4. Spoonful – Willie Dixon
  5. Losing the Dogs – Alvin Lee, Gus Dudgeon
  6. Feel It for Me – Alvin Lee
  7. Love Until I Die – Alvin Lee
  8. Don’t Want You Woman – Alvin Lee
  9. Help Me – Ralph Bass, Willie Dixon, Sonny Boy Williamson

On January 1, 1974.

Court and spark

On January 1, 1974, “Asylum” label released “Court and Spark”, the sixth Joni Mitchell studio album.  It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.  The album was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIAA” and was voted the best album of the year for 1974 in “The Village Voice Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.” In 2003, the album was ranked at number 113 in “Rolling Stone” magazine list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, piano,  clavinet
  • Larry Carlton– electric guitar
  • Wayne Perkins– electric guitar
  • Dennis Budimir – electric guitar
  • Robbie Robertson– electric guitar
  • José Feliciano– electric guitar
  • Joe Sample– electric piano, clavinet
  • Wilton Felder– bass
  • Max Bennett– bass
  • Jim Hughart – bass
  • John Guerin– drums, percussion
  • Milt Holland– chimes
  • Tom Scott– woodwinds, reeds
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • David Crosby– backing vocals
  • Graham Nash– backing vocals
  • Susan Webb – backing vocals
  • Cheech Marin– backing voice
  • Tommy Chong– backing voice

Track listing:

All track by Joni Mitchell, except where noted.

  1. Court and Spark
  2. Help me
  3. Free Man in Paris
  4. People’s Parties
  5. Same Situation
  6. Car on a Hill
  7. Down to You
  8. Just Like This Train
  9. Raise on Robbery
  10. Trouble Child
  11. Twisted – Annie Rose, Wardell Gray

On November 27, 1967.

Ten Years After

On November 27, 1967, “Deram” label released the self titled Ten Years After debut album.  It was recorded in September 1967, at the “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon and Gus Dudgeon.

Personnel:

  1. Alvin Lee – vocals, guitar
  2. Chick Churchill– organ
  3. Leo Lyons– bass
  4. Ric Lee– drums

Track listing:

  1. I Want to Know – Sheila McLeod (pseudonym Paul Jones)
  2. I Can’t Keep from Crying Sometimes – Al Kooper
  3. Adventures of a Young Organ – Alvin Lee, Chick Churchill
  4. Spoonful – Willie Dixon
  5. Losing the Dogs – Alvin Lee, Gus Dudgeon
  6. Feel It for Me – Alvin Lee
  7. Love Until I Die – Alvin Lee
  8. Don’t Want You Woman – Alvin Lee
  9. Help Me – Ralph Bass, Willie Dixon, Sonny Boy Williamson