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In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Vanguard” label released “One Day at a Time”, the 13th Joan Baez album. It was recorded in October 1969, at “Bradleys’ Barn” in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Jeffrey Shurtleff – vocal
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Pete Drake – pedal steel guitar
  • Tommy Jackson – fiddle
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Jerry Reed – guitar
  • Harold Bradley – guitar
  • Harold Rugg – steel guitar, dobro
  • Grady Martin – guitar, dobro, sitar
  • Roy Huskey, Jr. – bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Sir Galahad – Joan Baez
  2. No Expectations – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. Long Black Veil – Marijohn Wilkin, Danny Dill
  4. Ghetto – Homer Banks, Bonnie Bramlett, Bettye Crutcher
  5. Carry It On – Pete Seeger, Gil Turner
  6. Take Me Back to the Sweet Sunny South – traditional
  7. Seven Bridges Road – Steve Young
  8. Jolie Blonde – traditional
  9. Joe Hill – Alfred Hayes, Earl Robinson
  10. A Song for David – Joan Baez
  11. (I Live) One Day at a Time – Willie Nelson

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “RCA Victor” label released “American Woman”, the sixth Guess Who studio album. It was recorded August – November 1969, at “RCA Mid-America Recording Center, Studio B” in Chicago, and was produced by Jack Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Burton Cummings – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, flute, harmonica
  • Randy Bachman – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Kale – bass, backing vocals
  • Garry Peterson – drums, backing vocals
  • Brian Christian – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings except where noted.

  1. American Woman – Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson
  2. No Time
  3. Talisman
  4. No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature
  5. 969 (The Oldest Man) – Randy Bachman
  6. When Friends Fall Out
  7. 8:15
  8. Proper Stranger
  9. Humpty’s Blues/American Woman (Epilogue) – Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Blue Note” label released “Fancy Free”, the 35th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded May 9 – June 6, 1969, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Frank Foster– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Julian Priester– trombone
  • Lew Tabackin, Jerry Dodgion – flute
  • Duke Pearson– electric piano
  • Jimmy Ponder– guitar
  • Roland Wilson – bass
  • Joe Chambers, Leo Morris – drums
  • Nat Bettis, John H. Robinson Jr.- percussion

Track listing:

  1. Fancy Free – Donald Byrd
  2. I Love the Girl – Donald Byrd
  3. The Uptowner – Mitch Farber
  4. Weasil – Charles Hendricks

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “London” label released the self-titled, debut Frijid Pink album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, and was produced by Michael Valvano.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Green – lead vocals
  • Gary Ray Thompson – guitar
  • Tom Harris– bass
  • Richard Stevers – drums
  • Larry Zelanka – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. God Gave Me You – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  2. Crying Shame – Michael Valvano
  3. I’m On My Way – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  4. Drivin’ Blues – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  5. Tell Me Why – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  6. End Of The Line – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  7. House of the Rising Sun – traditional, arr. by Kelly Green, Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Harris, Richard Stevens
  8. I Want To Be Your Lover – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry, Michael Valvano
  9. Boozin’ Blues – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry
  10. Heartbreak Hotel – Mae Boren Axton, Thomas Durden, Elvis Presley) (bonus track)
  11. Music For The People – Gary Ray Thompson, Tom Beaudry (bonus track)

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Dunhill” label released “The Grass Is Greener”, the third Colosseum album (released only in US and Canada). It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade– vocals, organ, keyboards
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith– saxophone
  • Jon Hiseman– drums
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Reeves– bass
  • James Litherland – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jumping Off the Sun – Mike Taylor, Dave Tomlin
  2. Lost Angeles – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith
  3. Elegy – James Litherland
  4. Butty’s Blues – James Litherland
  5. Rope Ladder to the Moon – Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  6. Bolero – Maurice Ravel
  7. The Machine Demands a Sacrifice – Pete Brown, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland
  8. The Grass is Greener – Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman