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Ray Charles: Jazz Number II

In January 1973, “Tangerine” label released “Jazz Number II”, the 35th Ray Charles album. It was recorded in “Charles’ Tangerine / RPM Studios” in Los Angeles and was produced by Ray Charles.

Personnel:

  • Ray Charles – piano, engineer
  • Ray Charles Big Band
  • Alf Clausen, Jimmy Heath, Roger Neumann, Teddy Edwards – arrangements
  • David Braithwaite – engineer
  • Steve Swain – cover concept
  • Don Niehaus – design
  • Joe Adams – photography

Track listing:

  1. Our Suite – Ray Charles, Roger Neumann
  2. A Pair of Threes – Alf Clausen
  3. Morning of Carnival – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  4. Going Home – Teddy Edwards
  5. Kids Are Pretty People – Thad Jones
  6. Togetherness – Jimmy Heath
  7. Brazilian Skies – Teddy Edwards

Potliquor: Louisiana Rock & Roll

In January 1973, “Janus” label released “Louisiana Rock & Roll”, the third Potliquor album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Deep South Recording Studio” in New Orleans, and was produced by Jim Brown.

Personnel:

  • Les Wallace – vocals, guitars
  • George Ratzlaff – vocals, keyboards
  • Guy Schaeffer – vocals, bass guitar
  • Leon Medica – vocals, bass guitar
  • Jerry Amoroso – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Cy Frost – piano, clavinet, Moog synthesizer, horn and string arrangements
  • Glenn Spreen – horn and string arrangements
  • Lee Fortier – horns
  • Art DeCesare – horns
  • Bud Brasher – horns
  • Pete Verbois – horns
  • Bill Ludwig – horns
  • Nick Rousse – horns
  • Charlie Depuy – horns
  • Uncle Buck Wood – fiddle
  • Gail and David Amoroso – handclaps
  • Strings on “For You” – a combined section of the New Orleans Symphony and Baton Rouge Symphony
  • Cy Frost – recording, production consultant
  • Peter Granet – remix
  • F. Alessandrini – artwork
  • Dawn Studios – album cover design
  • Mia Krinsky – album coordination
  • J. W. deBuys – photography
  • Bob Scerbo – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. You Can’t Get There from Here – Casey Kelly
  2. Waitin’ for Me at the River – George Ratzlaff
  3. Taj and Jimmy’s Blues – Taj Mahal, Al Smith, Jimmy Reed
  4. Rip It Up – Marascalco Blackwell
  5. H – Lee Wallace, Lauretta Wallace
  6. Louisiana Rock ’n’ Roll – George Ratzlaff
  7. St. Jude’s Blues – Jerry Amoroso
  8. Born Under a Bad Sign – Booker T. Jones, William Bell
  9. Guitar Boogie – George Ratzlaff
  10. For You – Les Wallace

McCoy Tyner: Extensions

In January 1973, “Blue Note” label released “Extensions”, the twelve McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in February 1970, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Duke Pearson.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner – piano
  • Gary Bartz – alto saxophone
  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Alice Coltrane – harp 
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Elvin Jones – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording
  • André Perry – liner notes
  • Clifford Janoff – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner.

  1. Message from the Nile
  2. The Wanderer
  3. Survival Blues
  4. His Blessings

Eumir Deodato: Prelude

In January 1973, “CTI” label released “Prelude”, the eighth Eumir Deodato studio album. It was recorded in September 1972, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Eumir Deodato – piano, electric piano, conductor, arranger
  • John Tropea – electric guitar
  • Jay Berliner – guitar
  • Ron Carter – electric bass, bass
  • Stanley Clarke – electric bass
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Airto Moreira – percussion
  • Ray Barretto – congas
  • Hubert Laws – flute
  • John Frosk – trumpet
  • Marky Markowitz – trumpet
  • Joe Shepley – trumpet
  • Marvin Stamm – trumpet
  • Wayne Andre – trombone
  • Garnett Brown – trombone
  • Paul Faulise – trombone
  • George Strakey – trombone
  • Bill Watrous – trombone
  • Jim Buffington – French horn
  • Peter Gordon – French horn
  • Phil Bodner – flute
  • George Marge – flute
  • Romeo Penque – flute
  • Max Ellen – violin
  • Paul Gershman – violin
  • Emanuel Green – violin
  • Harry Lookofsky – violin
  • David Nadien – violin
  • Gene Orloff – violin
  • Eliot Rosoff – violin
  • Emanuel Vardi – viola
  • Al Brown – viola
  • Harvey Shapiro – cello
  • Seymore Barab – cello
  • Charles McKracken – cello
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Also Sprach Zarathustra – Richard Strauss
  2. Spirit of Summer – Eumir Deodato
  3. Carly & Carole – Eumir Deodato
  4. Baubles, Bangles and Beads – Robert Wright, George Forrest
  5. Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun – Claude Debussy
  6. September 13 – Emir Deodato, Billy Cobham

Freddie Hubbard: Sky Dive

In January 1973, “CTI” label released “Sky Dive”, the twentieth Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded in October 1972, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard: trumpet
  • Keith Jarrett: piano, electric piano
  • George Benson: guitar
  • Ron Carter: bass
  • Billy Cobham: drums
  • Ray Barretto, Airto Moreira: percussion
  • Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm: trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown: trombone
  • Paul Faulise: bass trombone
  • Tony Price: tuba
  • Hubert Laws: flute, alto flute, bass flute
  • Phil Bodner: flute, alto flute, bass clarinet, piccolo
  • George Marge: alto clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Wally Kane: bass clarinet, piccolo
  • Romeo Penque: flute, alto flute, clarinet, oboe, English horn
  • Don Sebesky: arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Povo – Freddie Hubbard
  2. In a Mist – Bix Beiderbecke
  3. The Godfather (Theme) – Nino Rota
  4. Sky Dive – Freddie Hubbard

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Ariola” label released “Roadmaster”, the fourth Gene Clark album. It was compiled from various unreleased recordings for” A&M Records” made in 1970 through 1972, produced by Jim Dickson and Chris Hinshaw.

Personnel:

  • Gene Clark– vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Chris Hillman– vocals, bass guitar
  • David Crosby – vocals, guitars
  • Roger McGuinn– vocals, guitars
  • Michael Clarke– drums
  • Bud Shank– flute
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Bernie Leadon, Rick Roberts– guitars, vocals
  • Clarence White– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Spooner Oldham– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chris Ethridge– bass guitar
  • Byron Berline– fiddle
  • Chris Hinshaw – recording engineer
  • Henry Diltz – photography
  • Barry Ballard – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Gene Clark except where noted.

  1. She’s the Kind of Girl
  2. One in a Hundred
  3. Here Tonight
  4. Full Circle Song
  5. In a Misty Morning
  6. Rough and Rocky – Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs
  7. Roadmaster – Freddy Weller, Spooner Oldham
  8. I Really Don’t Want to Know – Howard Barnes, Don Robertson
  9. I Remember the Railroad
  10. She Don’t Care About Time
  11. Shooting Star

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “RCA” label released “Power”, the second Barrabás album. It was recorded in 1972, at “RCA Victor Studios” in Madrid, and was produced by Fernando Arbex.

Personnel:

  • José Luís Tejada – lead vocals, harmonica
  • Enrique “Ricky” Morales – lead and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Miguel Morales – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Juan Vidal – keyboards
  • Ernesto “Tito” Duarte – saxophone, flute, bass guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Fernando Arbex – drums
  • José María Moll – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Mr Money – Fernando Arbex
  2. Boogie Rock – Fernando Arbex
  3. Keep on Moving – Enrique Morales
  4. The Horse – Miguel Morales
  5. Casanova – Fernando Arbex
  6. You Know – Enrique Morales, Miguel Morales, José Luís Tejada
  7. Children – Fernando Arbex, Miguel Morales
  8. Time to Love – Miguel Morales, M González

 

 

 

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Columbia” label released “Any Old Wind That Blows”, the 44th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Larry Butler.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Wootton, Carl Perkins- electric guitar
  • Red Lane, Larry Gatlin, Norman Blake, Ray Edenton – guitar
  • Bobby Thompson- guitar, banjo
  • Chuck Cochrane, George Richey – piano
  • Larry Butler- keyboards
  • Charlie McCoy- harmonica
  • Marshall Grant- bass guitar
  • WS Holland- drums
  • Kenny Malone- percussion
  • The Carter Family, The Statler Brothers- backing vocals
  • Chuck Cochran, Don Tweedy – arrangements
  • Charlie Bragg, Roger Tucker, Selby Coffeen, Freeman Ramsey, Jerry Watson – engineer
  • Bill Barnes – cover design
  • Al Clayton – photography

Track listing:

  1. Any Old Wind That Blows – Dick Feller
  2. Kentucky Straight – Johnny Cash
  3. The Loving Gift – Kris Kristofferson
  4. The Good Earth – Larry Gatlin
  5. Best Friend – Bill Dees, Toy Orbison
  6. Oney – Jerry Chesnut
  7. Ballad of Annie Palmer – Johnny Cash
  8. Too Little Too Late – Johnny Cash
  9. If I Had a Hammer – Lee Hays, Pete Seeger
  10. Country Trash – Johnny Cash
  11. Welcome Back Jesus – Johnny Cash

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Harvest” label released “ELO 2”, the second  Electric Light Orchestra studio album. It was recorded May – October 1972, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lynne– lead vocals, guitars, Moog synthesizer
  • Carl Wayne– lead vocals
  • Marc Bolan– guitar
  • Richard Tandy– piano, harmonium, Moog synthesizer, guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike de Albuquerque– bass, backing vocals
  • Roy Wood– bass, cello
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion
  • Bill Hunt– French horn
  • Wilf Gibson– violin
  • Mike Edwards, Colin Walker– cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lynne, except where noted.

  1. In Old England Town (Boogie No. 2)
  2. Momma
  3. Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
  4. From the Sun to the World (Boogie No. 1)
  5. Kulama

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Reprise” label released “GP”, the debut Gram Parsons solo album. It was recorded September – October 1972, at “Wally Heider Studio 4” in Hollywood, and was produced by Gram Parsons and Ric Grech.

Personnel:

  • Gram Parsons– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Emmylou Harris– vocals
  • Barry Tashian– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Glen D. Hardin– piano, organ, bandleader
  • James Burton– electric guitar, Dobro
  • Al Perkins, Buddy Emmons– pedal steel guitar
  • Byron Berline– fiddle
  • Alan Munde– banjo
  • Hal Battiste – baritone saxophone
  • Ric Grech– bass guitar
  • John Conrad – bass
  • Ronnie Tutt, John Guerin, Sam Goldstein – drums
  • Ron Hicklin, Tom Bahler, Mitch Gordon, Lewis Morford – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gram Parsons, except where noted.

  1. Still Feeling Blue
  2. We’ll Sweep Out the Ashes in the Morning – Joyce Allsup
  3. A Song for You
  4. Streets of Baltimore – Tompall Glaser, Harlan Howard
  5. She – Gram Parsons, Chris Ethridge
  6. That’s All It Took – Darrell Edwards, Charlotte Grier, George Jones
  7. The New Soft Shoe
  8. Kiss the Children – Ric Grech
  9. Cry One More Time – Peter Wolf, Seth Justman
  10. How Much I’ve Lied – Gram Parsons
  11. Big Mouth Blues