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On June 24, 1971.

On June 24, 1971,”Ampex” label released “Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren”, the second Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded in 1971 at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, NY, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – vocals, piano, organ, pump organ, Clavinet, Wurlitzer electric piano, EMS VCS 3, guitars, mandolin, fiddle, tenor and baritone saxophones, talk box, vibraphone, percussion
  • Tony Sales– bass, conga, tambourine, vibraphone
  • D. Smart– drums, timbales, maracas
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Hunt Sales– drums, conga
  • Jerry Scheff– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren.

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  1. The Ballad (Denny & Jean)
  2. Bleeding
  3. Wailing Wall
  4. The Range War
  5. Chain Letter
  6. A Long Time, A Long Way to Go
  7. Boat on the Charles
  8. Be Nice to Me
  9. Hope I’m Around
  10. Parole
  11. Remember Me

 

On March 28, 1974.

On March 28, 1974, “Mercury” label released “The Golden Scarab”, the debut Ray Manzarek solo album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Botnick and Bob Brown.

Personnel:

  • Ray Manzarek – lead vocals, keyboards, piano, organ, synthesizer, kalimba
  • Larry Carlton- guitar
  • Tony Williams– drums
  • Patti Smith – vocals
  • Oscar Brashear- trumpet
  • Mayuto Correa- wood block, bongos, congas
  • Milt Holland- pandeiro, cabasa, quica, African cowbell
  • Jerry Scheff- bass
  • Ernie Watts- tenor saxophone
  • George Bohanon- trombone
  • Steve Forman – tuned cowbells, whistles, guiro, tuned wood blocks

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Manzarek except where noted.

  1. He Can’t Come Today
  2. Solar Boat
  3. Downbound Train – Chuck Berry
  4. The Golden Scarab
  5. The Purpose of Existence Is?
  6. The Moorish Idol
  7. Choose Up and Choose Off
  8. Oh Thou Precious Nectar Filled Form (or) A Little Fart

In January 1994.

In January 1994, “Capitol” label released “Mirror Blue”, the seventh Richard Thompson studio album. It was recorded in January 1993, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson– guitar, vocals, mandolin
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboards
  • Jerry Scheff– bass guitar, double bass
  • Pete Thomas– drums, percussion
  • Christine Collister, Michael Parker – backing vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertinas
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Alistair Anderson – concertina, Northumbrian pipes
  • Tom McConville, Martin Dunn – flute
  • Philip Pickett- shawms

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson.

  1. For the Sake of Mary
  2. I Can’t Wake Up to Save my Life
  3. MGB-GT
  4. The Way That it Shows
  5. Easy There, Steady Now
  6. King of Bohemia
  7. Shane and Dixie
  8. Mingus Eyes
  9. I Ride in Your Slipstream
  10. Beeswing
  11. Fast Food
  12. Mascara Tear
  13. Taking my Business Elsewhere

 

In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Columbia” label released “I’ve Found Someone of My Own”, the only Free Movement album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Michael Omartian, Bill Straw, Joe Porter and Toxey French.

Personnel:

  • Adrian Jefferson, Cheryl Conley, Claude Jefferson, Godoy Colbert, Jennifer Gates, Josephine Brown – vocals
  • Ben Benay, Jerry McGhee – guitar
  • Jerry Scheff, Bobby West – bass
  • Gene Pello – drums
  • Milt Holland, Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Bobbye Hall, King Erison – congas
  • Bill Straw – executive producer
  • Michael Omartian– arranger, piano
  • Toxey French, Jimmie Haskell– arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank F. Robinson except where noted.

  1. I’ve Found Someone of My Own
  2. Land Where I Live – Hilton, William Flemister
  3. Son of the Zulu King – Chick Carlton
  4. If Only You Believe – Brian Potter, Dennis Lambert
  5. Love the One You’re With – Stephen Stills
  6. The Harder I Try (The Bluer I Get)
  7. Comin’ Home
  8. I Know I Could Love You Better (The Second Time Around) – Bobby Arvon
  9. Your Love Has Grown Cold – Michael Omartian
  10. Could You Believe in a Dream – Al Jarreau
  11. Where Do We Go from Here – Mike Settle

On July 30, 1984.

On July 30, 1984, “Atlantic” label released “Right By You”, the sixth Stephen Stills studio album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Stephen Stills, Ron Albert and Howard Albert. The album was dedicated to Felix Pappalardi, Marvin Gaye, Dennis Wilson and JC Agajanian.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Stills – vocals, guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, percussion
  • Bernie Leadon- guitar, vocals
  • Jimmy Page- guitar
  • Chris Hillman- mandolin, vocals
  • Tony Concepcion, Al De Gooyer – trumpet
  • John Kricker – trombone
  • Mike Finnigan- keyboards, vocals
  • Kim Bullard, Lawrence Dermer- keyboards
  • Jerry Scheff, George “Chocolate” Perry- bass
  • Joe Galdo, Joe Lala- drums, percussion
  • Graham Nash, John Sambataro, Herb Pedersen- background vocals

Track listing:

  1. 50/50 – Joe Lala, Stephen Stills
  2. Stranger – Stephen Stills, Christopher Stills
  3. Flaming Heart – Ray Arnott
  4. Love Again – Stephen Stills
  5. No Problem – Stephen Stills
  6. Can’t Let Go – Joe Esposito, Ali Willis
  7. Grey to Green – Stephen Stills, James Newton Howard
  8. Only Love Can Break Your Heart – Neil Young, additional lyrics Stephen Stills
  9. No Hiding Place – Louise Cirtain, Gladys Stacey,  P. Carter, additional lyrics Stephen Stills
  10. Right by You – Stephen Stills

In July 1977.

In July 1977, “RCA” label released “Moody Blue”, the final Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded February – October 1976, April 1977, and was produced by Felton Jarvis, Chick Crumpacker and Don Wardell. The album was a mixture of live and studio work, and included the four tracks from Presley’s final studio recording sessions in October 1976 and two tracks left over from the previous Graceland session in February 1976. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”, and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, piano, guitars, executive producer
  • The Sweet Inspirations– background vocals
  • Sherrill Nielson – background vocals
  • Kathy Westmoreland – background vocals
  • D. Sumner& The Stamps – background vocals
  • Myrna Smith– background vocals
  • James Burton– lead guitar
  • John Wilkinson – rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Scheff– bass
  • Grayham Passmore – bass
  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Ronnie Tutt– drums
  • Bergen White – string and horn arrangements
  • Don Wardell – executive producer
  • Dick Baxter – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Unchained Melody – Alex North, Hy Zaret
  2. If You Love Me (Let Me Know) – John Rostill
  3. Little Darlin’ – Maurice Williams
  4. Let Me Be There – John Rostill
  5. Way Down – Layng Martine, Jr.
  6. Pledging My Love – Don Robey, Ferdinand Washington
  7. Moody Blue – Mark James
  8. She Thinks I Still Care – Dickey Lee, Steve Duffy
  9. It’s Easy for You – Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice

 

In June 1986.

In June 1986, “Polydor” label released “Daring Adventures”, the fourth Richard Thompson studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mitchell From.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson- guitar, vocals, mandolin, dulcimer, theremin
  • Mitchell Froom- keyboards, theremin
  • Jerry Scheff- bass guitar, double bass
  • Mickey Curry- drums
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Alex Acuña- percussion
  • Christine Collister, Clive Gregson – backing vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertina
  • Philip Pickett- shawm, crumhorn, recorder
  • Chuck Fleming – fiddle
  • Brian Taylor, Tony Goddard, David Horn, Ian Peters – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson

  1. A Bone Through Her Nose
  2. Valerie
  3. Missie How You Let Me Down
  4. Dead Man’s Handle
  5. Long Dead Love
  6. Lover’s Lane
  7. Nearly In Love
  8. Jennie
  9. Baby Talk
  10. Cash Down, Never Never
  11. How Will I Ever Be Simple Again
  12. Al Bowlly’s in Heaven

On September 8, 1992.

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On September 8, 1992, “A&M” label released “99.9F°” (Ninety-Nine Point Nine Fahrenheit Degrees), the fourth Suzanne Vega album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Dreamland” in Bearsville, “The Magic Shop “in New York City, and “Sunset Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Suzanne Vega– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, percussion
  • Bruce Thomas– bass
  • David Hidalgo– electric guitar
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboards, string arrangement
  • Tchad Blake– engineering, mixing, electric guitar
  • Richard Pleasance– electric guitar
  • Michael Visceglia– fretless bass
  • Marc Shulman– bouzouki
  • Jerry Scheff– acoustic bass
  • Greg Smith– baritone sax
  • Richard Thompson– guitar solo
  • Sid Page– 1st violin
  • Joel Derouin– 2nd violin
  • Maria Newman– viola
  • Larry Corbett– cello
  • Suzie Katayana– copyist

Track listing:

All tracks by Suzanne Vega, except where noted.

  1. Rock in This Pocket (Song of David)
  2. Blood makes Noise
  3. In Liverpool
  4. 9F°
  5. Blood Sings
  6. Fat Man and Dancing Girl – Suzanne Vega, Mitchell Froom
  7. (If You Were) In My Movie
  8. As a Child
  9. Bad Wisdom
  10. When Heroes Go Down
  11. As Girls Go
  12. Song of Sand

 

On June 15, 1978.

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On June 15, 1978, “Columbia” label released “Street Legal”, the eighteenth Bob Dylan studio. It was recorded April – May 1978, at “Rundown Studios” in Santa Monica, and was produced by Don DeVito.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– lead vocals, rhythm electric guitar
  • Billy Cross– lead electric guitar
  • Carolyn Dennis– background vocals
  • Steve Douglas– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Jo Ann Harris – background vocals
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • David Mansfield– violin, mandolin
  • Alan Pasqua– keyboards
  • Jerry Scheff– bass guitar
  • Steven Soles– rhythm guitar, background vocals
  • Helena Springs – background vocals
  • Ian Wallace– drums
  • Biff Dawes – engineering
  • Filmways/Heider – recording
  • Stan Kalina – mastering engineer

Track liating:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Changing of the Guards
  2. New Pony
  3. No Time to Think
  4. Baby, Stop Crying
  5. Is Your Love in Vain
  6. Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)
  7. True Love Tends to Forget
  8. We Better Talk This Over
  9. Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark Heat)

On May 14, 1991.

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On May 14, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released “Mighty Like a Rose”, the thirteenth Elvis Costello studio album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, and was produced by Elvis Costello, Mitchell Froom and Kevin Killen.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Costello (Declan MacManus) – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, maracas, keyboards
  • Mitchell Froom– organ, celeste, harmonium
  • Larry Knechtel– organ, piano, Hammond organ, clavinet
  • Marc Ribot– guitar, cornet, rhythm guitar, horn
  • Jerry Scheff– electric bass, electric guitar
  • Jim Keltner– drums, percussion
  • Lionel Batiste– drums
  • Nicholas Bucknail –clarinet
  • James Burton– acoustic guitar
  • Gregory Davis– trumpet
  • Andre Findon –flute
  • Steve George– backing vocals
  • Charles Joseph– trombone
  • Kirk Joseph– tuba
  • Roger Lewis– baritone saxophone
  • Ross MacManus– trumpet
  • Jenell Marshall– drums, percussion
  • Richard Morgan –oboe
  • Steve Nieve– keyboards
  • Richard Page– backing vocals
  • Simon Rayner –french horn
  • Steven Soles– backing vocals
  • Benmont Tench– piano
  • Pete Thomas– drums, percussion, castanets, tambourine, bells
  • Efrem Towns– trumpet
  • Rob Wasserman– electric bass
  • Tom “T-Bone” Wolk– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Elvis Costello, except where noted.

  1. The Other Side of Summer
  2. Hurry Down Doomsday (The Bugs Are Taking Over) – Declan MacManus
  3. How to Be Dumb
  4. All Grown Up
  5. Invasion Hit Parade
  6. Harpies Bizarre
  7. After the Fall
  8. Georgie and Her Rival
  9. So Like Candy – Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus
  10. Interlude: Couldn’t Call It Unexpected No. 2
  11. Playboy to A Man – Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus
  12. Sweet Pear
  13. Broken- Cait O’Riordan
  14. Couldn’t Call It Unexpected No. 4