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In January 1969.

In January 1969, “Transatlantic” label released “Birthday Blues”, the sixth Bert Jansch album. It was recorded October – November 1968, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Shel Talmy.

Personnel:

  • Bert Jansch – vocals, guitars
  • Danny Thompson- bass
  • Terry Cox- drums
  • Ray Warleigh- alto saxophone, flute
  • Duffy Power– harmonica
  • Damon Lyon-Shaw – engineer
  • Hans Feurer- cover photography
  • Heather Jansch – cover design
  • Gordon House – graphics

Track listing:

All tracks by Bert Jansch except where noted.

  1. Come Sing Me a Happy Song to Prove We All Can Get Along the Lumpy, Bumpy, Long and Dusty Road
  2. The Bright New Year
  3. Tree Song
  4. Poison
  5. Miss Heather Rosemary Sewell
  6. I’ve Got a Woman
  7. A Woman Like You
  8. I Am Lonely
  9. Promised Land
  10. Birthday Blues
  11. Wishing Well – Bert Jansch, Anne Briggs
  12. Blues

 

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In January 1969.

In January 1969, “Pye” label released “Revelation”, the debut Man studio album. It was recorded in December 1968, at “Pye Studios” in London, and at “Langland Hotel” in Swansea, and was produced by John Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Mike “Micky” Jones – vocals, lead guitar
  • Deke Leonard(credited as Roger Leonard) – vocals, guitar, harp, piano, percussion
  • Clive John – vocals, organ, piano, guitar
  • Jeff Jones – drums, percussion
  • Ray Williams – bass
  • John Schroeder – supervision
  • Alan Florence – engineer
  • Malcolm Eade – sound effects

Track listing:

  1. And in the Beginning….. – Roger Leonard
  2. Sudden Life – Roger Leonard, Clive John
  3. Empty Room – Clive John, Ray Williams
  4. Puella! Puella! (Woman! Woman!) – Mike Jones
  5. Love – Roger Leonard
  6. Erotica – Roger Leonard, Clive John, Mike Jones, Jeff Jones, Ray Williams
  7. Blind Man – Roger Leonard
  8. And Castles Rise in Children’s Eyes – Mike Jones
  9. Don’t Just Stand There (Come in Out of the Rain) – Mike Jones
  10. The Missing Pieces – Roger Leonard, Clive John, Martin Ace, Clive Reynolds
  11. The Future Hides its Face – Roger Leonard

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “ABC” label released “Indianola Mississippi Seeds”, the eighteenth B. B. King studio album. It was recorded January 1969 – June 1970, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles and “Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • B. King– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Joe Walsh– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Carole King– piano, electric piano
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Paul Harris– piano
  • Bryan Garofalo, Gerald Jemmott– bass
  • Russ Kunkel, Herb Lovelle– drums
  • Sherlie Matthews, Merry Clayton, Clydie King, Venetta Fields- Angelic chorus
  • Joe Zagarino— engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by B. B. King, except where noted.

  1. Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
  2. You’re Still My Woman – B. King, Dave Clark
  3. Ask Me No Questions
  4. Until I’m Dead and Cold
  5. King’s Special
  6. Ain’t Gonna Worry My Life Anymore
  7. Chains and Things – B. King, Dave Clark
  8. Go Underground – B. King, Dave Clark
  9. Hummingbird – Leon Russell

In March 1969.

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In March 1969, “Decca” label released “Blue Matter”, the third Savoy Brown album. It was recorded December / March 1968 – January 1969, and was produced by Mike Vernon. The album is mix of live and studio recordings.
Personnel:

  • Chris Youlden– lead vocal, guitar, piano
  • Kim Simmonds– lead guitar, harmonica, piano
  • “Lonesome” Dave Peverett– rhythm guitar, vocal
  • Tone Stevens– bass
  • Roger Earl– drums, percussion
  • Bob Hall– piano
  • Rivers Jobe– bass
  • Terry Flannery, Keith Martin, Alan Moore, Brian Perrin, Derek Wadsworth– trombones
  • Track one arranged by Terry Noonan, Savoy Brown & Mike Vernon
  • Recorded & Engineered by Roy Thomas Baker
  • Assistant Recording Engineers: Colin Freeman, Michael Mailes, John Punter, Mike Vernon
  • David Anstey – cover design
  • David Wedgbury – photography

Track listing:

  1. Train to Nowhere – Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden
  2. Tolling Bells – Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden
  3. She’s Got a Ring in His Nose and a Ring on Her Hand – Chris Youlden
  4. Vicksburg Blues – Bob Hall, Chris Youlden
  5. Don’t Turn Me from Your Door – John Lee Hooker
  6. Grits Ain’t Groceries (All Around the World) – Titus Turner
  7. May Be Wrong – Dave Peverett
  8. Louisiana Blues – Muddy Waters
  9. It Hurts Me Too – Mel London