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In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Nimbus 9” label released “Artificial Paradise”, the eleventh Guess Who studio album. It was recorded in 1972 at “RCA’s Music Center of the World” in Hollywood,  and was produced by Jack Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Burton Cummings- lead vocals, keyboards, flute
  • Kurt Winter- lead guitar
  • Donnie McDougall – rhythm guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Bill Wallace- bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Garry Peterson- drums
  • Stanley Winistock – fiddle
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Ralph Chapman – liner notes
  • Brian Christian – engineer
  • Pacific Eye & Ear – concept
  • Marty Slick – liner notes
  • Dennis Smith – technician
  • Lorrie Sullivan – photography
  • Ron Thompson – writer

Track listing:

  1. Bye Bye Babe – Kurt Winter, Bill Wallace
  2. Samantha’s Living Room – Donnie McDougall
  3. Rock and Roller Steam – Kurt Winter, Bill Wallace
  4. Follow Your Daughter Home – Burton Cummings, Kurt Winter, Donnie McDougall, Bill Wallace, Garry Peterson, Stanley Winistock
  5. Those Show Biz Shoes – Burton Cummings
  6. All Hashed Out – Bill Wallace, Kurt Winter, Burton Cummings
  7. Orly – Burton Cummings
  8. Lost and Found Town – Donnie McDougall
  9. Hamba Gahle-Usalang Gahle – Burton Cummings, Kurt Winter, Bill Wallace
  10. The Watcher – Bill Wallace, Burton Cummings
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On January 5, 1969.

On January 5, 1969, “Fantasy” label released “Bayou Country”, the second  Creedence Clearwater Revival studio album. It was recorded in 1968, at “RCA Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by John Fogerty.

Personnel:

  • John Fogerty– lead guitar, lead and background vocals, harmonica, percussion, arranger
  • Tom Fogerty– backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Stu Cook– bass guitar
  • Doug Clifford– drums
  • George Horn – remastering
  • Basul Parik – cover art
  • Hank McGill – engineer
  • Tamaki Beck – mastering supervisor
  • Kevin Gray, Steve Hoffman, Shigeo Miyamoto – mastering
  • Joel Selvin– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by John Fogerty, except where noted.

  1. Born on the Bayou
  2. Bootleg
  3. Graveyard Train
  4. Good Golly, Miss Molly – Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco
  5. Penthouse Pauper
  6. Proud Mary
  7. Keep on Chooglin’

On January 2, 1968.

On January 2, 1968, “Capitol” label released “Sing Me Back Home”, the fifth Merle Haggard studio album. It was recorded April, July, September, November 1967, at “Capitol Records” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ken Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Merle Haggard – vocals, guitar
  • Roy Nichols– guitar
  • Glen Campbell– guitar
  • Billy Mize– guitar
  • Lewis Talley – guitar
  • George French – piano
  • Jerry Ward – bass
  • Eddie Burns – drums
  • Bonnie Owens– harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Merle Haggard; except where noted.

  1. Sing Me Back Home
  2. Look Over Me
  3. Son of Hickory Holler’s Tramp – Dallas Frazier
  4. Wine Take Me Away – Tommy Collins, Merle Haggard
  5. If You See My Baby – Eddie Miller, Bob Morris
  6. Where Does the Good Times Go – Buck Owens
  7. I’ll Leave the Bottle on the Bar
  8. My Past Is Present – Merle Haggard, Wynn Stewart
  9. Home Is Where a Kid Grows Up – Merle Haggard, Wynn Stewart, Bob Wills
  10. Mom and Dad’s Waltz – Lefty Frizzell
  11. Good Times
  12. Seeing Eye Dog

 

On December 28, 2009.

On December 28, 2009, “Island” label released the debut Codeine Velvet Club studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Terminal Music”, “Playground Studios” in Glasgow, “Angel Studios” in London, and was produced by Jon Lawler and Stuart McCreadie.

Personnel:

  • Jon Lawler– guitar, bass, vocals
  • Lou Hickey– vocals
  • Ross McFarlane – drums
  • Affy Ahmad – drums
  • Helen MacLeod – harp
  • Gospel Truth Choir
  • Ed McFarlane – double bass
  • Mick Cooke – trumpet
  • Allan Cuthbertson – piano
  • Will Foster– keys
  • Lewis Gordon – bass
  • Rick Wentworth – conductor
  • Perry Montague-Mason – string leader
  • Derek Watkins– trumpet
  • Mark Nightingale – trombone
  • Mick Cooke – archestral arrangements
  • Tony Hoffer- mixing
  • Stuart McCredie – engineer
  • Niall McMenamin – engineer assistant
  • Ian Cooper – mastering
  • Lucy Whalley – assistant musicians’ contractor
  • Grant @ Infinite Thrill – design, logo, photography
  • Jay Brooks – band portrait

Track listing:

  1. Hollywood – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  2. Vanity Kills – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  3. Time – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  4. The Black Roses – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  5. Little Sister – Jon Lawler
  6. Nevada – Jon Lawler, Will Foster
  7. Reste Avec Moi – Jon Lawler, Lou Hickey
  8. I Would Send You Roses – Jon Lawler
  9. Like a Full Moon – Jon Lawler
  10. Begging Bowl Blues – Jon Lawler
  11. I Am the Resurrection (bonus track) – Ian Brown, John Squire

 

In December 1968.

In December 1968, “MGM” label released “Love Is”, the third Eric Burdon and The Animals album. It was recorded in October 1968, at “TTG” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Eric Burdon, Zoot Money, Andy Summers, John Weider and Barry Jenkins.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon— lead vocals, spoken word
  • Zoot Money— bass, backing and co-lead (3, 8a) vocals, organ, piano, spoken word (8a)
  • Andy Summers— guitar, backing vocals
  • John Weider— guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Barry Jenkins— drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Robert Wyatt- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. River Deep, Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  2. I’m an Animal – Sylvester Stewart
  3. I’m Dying (Or Am I?) – Eric Burdon
  4. Ring of Fire – June Carter, Merle Kilgore
  5. Colored Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. To Love Somebody – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  7. As the Years Go Passing By – Deadric Malone
  8. Gemini – Steve Hammond / Madman – Zoot Money, Andy Summers

In December 1967.

In December 1967, “Warner Bros” label released “Song Cycle”, the debut Van Dyke Parks album. It, was recorded in 1967 at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Van Dyke Parks– main performer, vocals
  • Ron Elliott, Dick Rosmini– guitar
  • Misha Goodatieff – violin
  • Virginia Majewski – viola
  • Carl Fortina – accordion
  • Nicolai Bolin, Vasil Crlenica, William Nadel, Alan Reuss, Leon Stewart, Thomas Tedesco– balalaika
  • Don Bagley, Gregory Bemko, Chuck Berghofer, Harry Bluestone, Samuel Boghossian, Dennis Budimir, Joseph Ditullio, Jesse Ehrlich, Nathan Gershman, Philip Goldberg, Armand Kaproff, William Kurasch, Leonard Malarsky, Jerome Reisler, Orville Rhodes, Trefoni Rizzi, Lyle Ritz, Joseph Saxon, Ralph Schaffer, Leonard Selic, Frederick Seykora, Darrel Terwilliger, Bob West – strings
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Norman Benno, Arthur Briegleb, Vincent DeRosa, George Fields, William Green, James Horn, Richard Hyde, Jay Migliori, Thomas Morgan, Ted Nash, Richard Perissi, Thomas Scott, Thomas Shepard– woodwind
  • Billie J. Barnum, Gerri Engeman, Karen Gunderson, James and Vanessa Hendricks, Durrie and Gaile Parks, Julia E. Rinker, Paul Jay Robbins, Nik Woods – choir
  • Hal Blaine, Gary Coleman, James Gordon, Earl Palmer– percussion
  • Steve Young– folk (“Vine Street” introduction tape)

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Dyke Parks, except where noted.

  1. Vine Street – Randy Newman
  2. Palm Desert
  3. Widow’s Talk
  4. Laurel Canyon Blvd
  5. The All Golden
  6. Van Dyke Parks (Public Domain)
  7. Public Domain
  8. Donovan’s Colours – Donovan Leitch
  9. The Attic
  10. Laurel Canyon Blvd
  11. By the People
  12. Pot Pourri

 

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Columbia” label released “Down Two Then Left”, the eighth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Hollywood Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – lead and background vocals, guitar solo
  • Ray Parker, Jr.– guitar
  • Steve Lukather– guitar solo
  • Jay Graydon– guitar, guitar solo
  • David Hungate, Scott Edwards – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, timbales
  • Bobbye Hall– bongos, congas
  • Alan Estes – congas
  • Victor Feldman– claves, vibraphone
  • Michael Omartian– keyboards, accordion, marimba, horn arrangements, string arrangements, conductor
  • Jai Winding – acoustic piano
  • Dana Hughes – trombone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet, flugelhorn solo
  • Barbara Korn, David Duke – French horn
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Don Menza, Ernie Watts– saxophone
  • Fred Selden – saxophone, flute
  • Sidney Sharp – concertmaster
  • Carolyn Willis, Jim Gilstrap, John Lehman, Zedric Turnbough, Venetta Fields, Roy Galloway, Phyllis Saint James, Terry Evans, Bobby King, Eldridge King, Julia Tillman Waters, Myrna Matthews, Stan Farber, Jim Haas– background vocals
  • Engineer – Tom Perry
  • Mastered by Mike Reese
  • Design – Nancy Donald
  • Photography – Guy Bourdin

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs; except where noted.

  1. Still Falling for You
  2. Hard Times
  3. A Clue
  4. Whatcha Gonna Tell Your Man – Boz Scaggs, Jai Winding
  5. We’re Waiting- Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  6. Hollywood – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  7. Then She Walked Away – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  8. Gimme the Goods – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  9. 1993 – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  10. Tomorrow Never Came/Tomorrow Never Came (reprise)