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In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Reprise” label released “Washington County”, the third Arlo Guthrie studio album. It was recorded in August 1970, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, banjo, guitar, piano, autoharp, harp
  • Ry Cooder – bottleneck guitar
  • John Pilla – guitar, autoharp, harmony vocals
  • Clarence White – electric guitar
  • Doug Dillard – banjo
  • Hoyt Axton – vocals, bass
  • Chris Ethridge – bass guitar
  • Gary Walters – bass guitar
  • Richie Hayward – drums
  • Barry Feldman – executive producer
  • Van Dyke Parks – co-producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie, except where noted.

  1. Introduction
  2. Fencepost Blues
  3. Gabriel’s Mother’s Hiway Ballad #16 Blues
  4. Washington County
  5. Valley to Pray – Doc Coutson, John Pilla, Arlo Guthrie
  6. Lay Down Little Doggies – Woody Guthrie
  7. I Could Be Singing
  8. If You Would Just Drop By
  9. Percy’s Song – Bob Dylan
  10. I Want to Be Around

On September 2, 2001.

On September 2, 2001, Jay Migliori died aged 70. He was a musician (saxophone), a founding member of Supersax, a Charlie Parker tribute band. Some artists he performed and recorded with include Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, The Beach Boys, Frank Zappa, Frank Sinatra, Maynard Ferguson, The 5th Dimension, Cannonball Adderley, Nat Adderley, Gene Ammons, Paul Anka, David Axelrod, Hoyt Axton, The Byrds, Captain & Tennille, Harry Chapin, Leonard Cohen, Albert Collins, Dick Dale, Neil Diamond, Woody Herman, Tito Puente, The Manhattan Transfer, Harry Nilsson, Van Dyke Parks, Esther Phillips, Helen Reddy, The Righteous Brothers, The Tubes, Loudon Wainwright III, Joe Williams, Brian Wilson, and Neil Young. As a leader, Migliori released three albums.

 

On January 29, 1968.

On January 29, 1968, “ABC Dunhill” label released the self-titled, debut Steppenwolf album. It was released in 1967, at “American Recording Co. Studio” in Studio City, California, and was produced by Gabriel Mekler.

Personnel:

  • John Kay– lead vocals, guitars, harmonica
  • Michael Monarch– guitars, backing vocals
  • Goldy McJohn– Hammond organ, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Rushton Moreve– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jerry Edmonton– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Bill Cooper – engineer
  • Richard Podolor– engineer
  • Gary Burden– art direction, cover design
  • Tom Gundelfinger – photography
  • Henry Diltz– photography

Track listing:

  1. Sookie Sookie – Don Convay, Steve Cropper
  2. Everybody’s Next One – John Kay, Gabriel Mekler
  3. Berry Rides Again – John Kay
  4. Hootchie Kootchie Man – Willie Dixon
  5. Born to Be Wild – Mars Bonfire
  6. Your Wall’s Too High – John Kay
  7. Desperation – John Kay
  8. The Pusher – Hoyt Axton
  9. A Girl I Knew – John Kay, Morgan Cavett
  10. Take What You Need – John Kay, Gabriel Mekler
  11. The Ostrich – John Kay

In February 1990.

In February 1990, “Silvertone” label released “Travel-Log”, the ninth J. J. Cale album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by J.J. Cale.

Personnel:

  • J. Cale– vocals, guitar, bass
  • Hoyt Axton- background vocals
  • James Burton- guitar
  • Doug Belli, Tim Drummond- bass
  • Jim Karstein – percussion, drums
  • Jay Mitthauer – drums
  • Jim Keltner- organ, percussion, drum
  • Christine Lakeland- organ, guitar, background vocals
  • Spooner Oldham- keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by J. J. Cale, except where noted.

  1. Shanghaid – Audie Ashworth, J. J. Cale
  2. Hold On Baby
  3. No Time
  4. Lady Luck
  5. Disadvantage- J. J. Cale, Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Christine Lakeland,Spooner Oldham
  6. Lean on Me
  7. End of the Line
  8. New Orleans
  9. Tijuana
  10. That Kind of Thing
  11. Who’ Talking – J. J. Cale, Tim Drummond, Tarczon
  12. Change Your Mind
  13. Humdinger
  14. River Boat Song

 

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Reprise” label released “The King of Rock and Roll”, the fifteen Little Richard album. It was recorded May – July 1971, and was produced by H.B. Barnum.

Personnel:

  • Little Richard– vocals, electric piano
  • Rest of personnel unknown, records not kept by the record label

Track listing:

  1. King of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Bradford Craig, B. Barnum
  2. Joy To The World – Hoyt Axton
  3. Brown Sugar – Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
  4. In The Name – Richard Penniman
  5. Dancing in the Street – Marvin Gaye, William “Mickey” Stevenson
  6. Midnight Special – traditional; arranged by Richard Penniman
  7. The Way You Do the Things You Do – Robert Rogers, William Robinson
  8. Green Power – B. Barnum, John “Skip” Anderson
  9. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Hank Williams
  10. Settin’ The Woods On Fire – Ed G. Nelson, Fred Rose
  11. Born on the Bayou – John C. Fogerty

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Rising Son” label released “Washington County”, the fifth Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in August 1970, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – banjo, guitar, piano, autoharp, harp, vocals
  • Hoyt Axton- bass vocals
  • Ry Cooder- bottleneck guitar
  • Doug Dillard- banjo
  • Chris Ethridge- bass
  • Richard Hayward- drums
  • John Pilla – guitar, autoharp, harmony vocals
  • Gary Walters – bass
  • Clarence White- electric guitar
  • Barry Feldman – executive producer
  • Van Dyke Parks- co-producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie; except where noted.

  1. Introduction
  2. Fencepost Blues
  3. Gabriel’s Mother’s Highway Ballad #16 Blues
  4. Washington County
  5. Valley to Pray
  6. Lay Down Little Doggies – Woody Guthrie
  7. I Could Be Singing
  8. If You Would Just Drop By
  9. Percy’s Song – Bob Dylan
  10. I Want to Be Around

In June 1973.

In June 1973, “RCA” label released “Farewell Andromeda”, the seventh John Denver album. It was recorded at “RCA Studio D” in New York City, and was produced by Milton Okun.

Personnel:

  • John Denver — guitar, vocals
  • Eric Weissberg— banjo, steel guitar
  • Jan Camp Garrett — mandolin, vocals
  • Victor Garrett — bass, vocals
  • Lawrence Gottlieb— steel guitar, vocals
  • Lee Holdridge— string arrangements
  • Michael Holmes — piano
  • Richard Kniss — bass
  • Herb Lovelle— drums
  • George Marge — woodwind
  • Frank Owens — piano
  • Paul Prestopino — guitar, autoharp
  • John Sommers — banjo, guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Toots Thielemans— harmonica
  • Don Wardell — Executive Producer
  • Bryan Bowers — autoharp
  • Chip Taylor, Steve Chapin, Bill Danoff, Taffy Danoff, Steve Mandell, Martine Habib, Campden Street Choir — vocals
  • Kris O’Connor – assistant producer
  • Acy R. Lehman – art director
  • Mark English – cover art

Personnel:

All tracks by John Denver; except where noted.

  1. I’d Rather Be a Cowboy (Lady’s Chains)
  2. Berkeley Woman – Bryan Bowers
  3. Please, Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas) – Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert
  4. Angel from Montgomery – John Prine
  5. River of Love – John Sommers
  6. Rocky Mountain Suite (Cold Nights in Canada)
  7. Whiskey Basin Blues
  8. Sweet Misery – Hoyt Axton
  9. Zachary and Jennifer
  10. We Don’t Live Here No More – Bill Danoff
  11. Farewell Andromeda (Welcome To My Morning)

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Rising Sun” label released “Hobo’s Lullaby”, the sixth Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded October-December 1971, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie- vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Anytime – Herbert Lawson
  2. City of New Orleans – Steve Goodman
  3. Lightning Bar Blues – Hoyt Axton
  4. Shackles and Chains – Jimmie Davis
  5. 1913 Massacre – Woody Guthrie
  6. Somebody Turned on the Light – Hoyt Axton
  7. Ukulele Lady – Richard A. Whiting, Gus Kahn
  8. When the Ship Comes In – Bob Dylan
  9. Mapleview (20%) Rag – Arlo Guthrie
  10. Days Are Short – Arlo Guthrie
  11. Hobo’s Lullaby – Goebel Reeves

In March 1976.

In March 1976, “ABC” label released “American Pastime” the fourteenth Three Dog Night album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Bob Monaco.

Personnel:

  • Danny Hutton- vocals
  • Chuck Negron- vocals
  • Cory Wells- vocals
  • Jay Gruska – vocals
  • Gavin Christopher – conga
  • Al Ciner- guitar
  • Dan Ferguson – electric guitar
  • Ed Greene- drums
  • Jimmy Greenspoon- keyboard
  • Skip Konte- keyboard, clavinet
  • Mickey McMeel – drums
  • Dennis Belfield – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Ron Stockert – keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Engineer: Tony Sciarrotta, Scot Spain
  • Arranger: Three Dog Night

Track listing:

  1. Everybody Is a Masterpiece – George Clinton, Richard Ira Reicheg
  2. Easy Evil – Alan O’Day
  3. Billy the Kid – Billy Lawrie, Marie Lawrie
  4. Mellow Down – Andy Fairweather-Low
  5. Yellow Beach Umbrella – Craig Doerge, Judy Henske
  6. Hang On – Jay Gruska, Jeffrey Spirit
  7. Southbound – Hoyt Axton, Mark M. Dawson
  8. Drive on, Ride On – Dobie Gray, Troy Harold Seals
  9. Dance the Night Away – Bob Carpenter, David James Holster

 

In March 1973.

In March 1973, “A&M” label released “Where Are You Now, My Son?” the fifteenth Joan Baez album. It was recorded December 1972 – January 1973 in Hanoi, Vietnam, and in Nashville. The Album featured recordings Baez made during a US bombing raid on Hanoi over Christmas 1972.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez– vocals, guitar

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Joan Baez, except where noted.

  1. Only Heaven Knows
  2. Less Than the Song – Hoyt Axton
  3. A Young Gypsy
  4. Mary Call – Mimi Fariña
  5. Rider, Pass By
  6. Best of Friends – Mimi Fariña
  7. Windrose
  8. Where Are You Now, My Son?”