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In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Music” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the fifth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, at “Morgan Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell– vocals
  • Elton John– organ, piano
  • Ron Wood– guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan, Tony Hazzard, Doris Troy, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Liza Strike – background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Ray Jackson– mandolin
  • Madelene Bell – tambourine
  • Ian Armitt – piano
  • Ricky Brown – bass guitar
  • Dave Glover – bass guitar
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Lesley Duncan – chorus caster
  • Jimi Horowitz – executive producer
  • Ed Thrasher– art director
  • Judith Sims – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning – Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the sixth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Elton John.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell- vocals
  • Elton John- organ, piano
  • Ron Wood- guitar
  • Alan Skidmore- tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan- background vocals
  • Tony Hazzard- background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Doris Troy- background vocals
  • Ian Armit – piano
  • Tony Burrows- background vocals
  • Kay Garner – background vocals
  • Ricky Brown – bass
  • Dave Glover – bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Caleb Quaye- organ, guitar
  • Ray Jackson- mandolin
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Liza Strike – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning -Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

On May 23, 2000.

On May 23, 2000, “Warner Bros” label released “Inside Job”, the fourth Don Henley solo studio album. It was recorded 1999-2000, and was produced by Don Henley and Stan Lynch.

Personnel:

  • Don Henley– drums, guitar, piano, lead vocals, keyboards
  • Jana Anderson – background vocals
  • Gregg Bissonette– drums
  • Stuart Brawley– songwriter, musician, engineer, programmer
  • Jebin Bruni – musician
  • Valerie Carter– background vocals
  • John Corey– musician
  • Kevin Dorsey – background vocals
  • Timothy Drury– musician
  • Don Felder– lead guitar, vocals
  • Michael Fisher – musician
  • Glenn Frey– guitar, vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Stevie Gurr – musician
  • Dorian Holley– background vocals
  • Larry Klein– guitars
  • Kipp Lennon– background vocals
  • Mark Lennon – background vocals
  • Michael Lennon– background vocals
  • Joseph Powell – background vocals
  • Frank Simes– guitars
  • Steuart Smith– guitars
  • Benmont Tench– keyboards, organ, piano
  • Carmen Twillie– background vocals
  • Jimmie Vaughan– harmonica, vocals
  • Mervyn Warren– background vocals
  • Julia Waters – background vocals
  • Luther Waters – background vocals
  • Maxine Waters– background vocals
  • Oren Waters– background vocals
  • Jai Winding – bass
  • Stevie Wonder– keyboards, background vocals
  • Monalisa Young – background vocals
  • Terry Young – background vocals
  • Pat Lennon– background vocals
  • Michael Mishaw– background vocals
  • Lance Morrison – musician
  • Engineers: Stuart Brawley, Rob Jacobs
  • Assistant engineers: Charlie Bouis, Andy Haller, Daniel Mendez, Roger Sommers, Jeff Thomas, Ken Villeneuve, Ted Barela, Steve Griffen
  • Mixing: Rob Jacobs
  • Mastering: Stephen Marcussen
  • Digital editing: Stewart Whitmore
  • Technical support: Dave Hecht, Art Kelm
  • String arrangements: Randy Newman
  • Randy Newman– conductor
  • David Paich– keyboards
  • Dean Parks– guitars
  • Darryl Phinnessee – background vocals
  • Tim Pierce– guitars
  • Randy Jackson– musician

Track listing:

  1. Nobody Else in the World But You – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Jai Winding
  2. Taking You Home – Stuart Brawley, Don Henley, Stan Lynch
  3. For My Wedding – Larry John McNally
  4. Everything Is Different Now – Don Henley, Scott F. Crago, Timothy Drury
  5. Workin’ It – Don Henley, Frank Simes, Stan Lynch
  6. Goodbye to a River – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Jai Winding, Frank Simes
  7. Inside Job – Don Henley, Mike Campbell
  8. They’re Not Here, They’re Not Coming – Don Henley, Stan Lynch
  9. Damn It Rose – Don Henley, Stan Lynch
  10. Miss Ghost – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Jai Winding
  11. The Genie – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Stuart Brawley
  12. Annabel – Don Henley, John Corey
  13. My Thanksgiving – Don Henley, Stan Lynch, Jai Winding