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Steve Young: Seven Bridges Road

In January 1972, “Reprise” label released “Seven Bridges Road”, the second Steve Young album. It was recorded in 1971, at ”Fred F. Carter Jr. Studios” in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, and was produced by David Briggs.

Personnel:

  • Steve Young – vocals, guitar
  • Pete Drake – steel guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Bobby Thompson – guitar
  • Junior Brown – guitar
  • Ray Edenton – guitar
  • Bob Moore – guitar
  • John Goldthwaite – guitar
  • Dale Sellers – guitar
  • Pete Wade – guitar
  • Jerry Smith – keyboards
  • Josh Graves – dobro
  • Buddy Spicher – fiddle
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • David Briggs – keyboards
  • Fred Carter, Jr. – bass
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass
  • D.J. Fontana – drums
  • William Ackerman – drums
  • Jerry Carrigan – drums
  • Paul Tannen – vocals
  • Ginger Holladay – vocals
  • Mary Holladay – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Young, except where noted.

  1. Seven Bridges Road
  2. My Oklahoma – Cheryl A. Young
  3. The White Trash Song
  4. I Can’t Hold Myself in Line – Merle Haggard
  5. I Begin to See Design – Steve Young, Cheryl A. Young
  6. Long Way to Hollywood
  7. Many Rivers
  8. Lonesome, On’ry and Mean
  9. Come Sit by My Side – Fred Carter Jr.
  10. True Note
  11. Ragtime Blue Guitar
  12. Montgomery in the Rain

In April 1974.

In April 1974, “Columbia” label released “Secret Treaties”, the third Blue Öyster Cult studio album.  It was recorded in 1974, at “CBS Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Murray Krugman, David Lucas and Sandy Pearlman. The album cover art was by Ron Lesser. In 1975, a poll of critics of “Melody Maker” magazine voted “Secret Treaties” as the “Top Rock Album of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom– vocals, stun guitar, keyboards
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– lead guitar
  • Allen Lanier– keyboards, rhythm guitar, synthesizers, second lead guitar
  • Joe Bouchard– bass, vocals
  • Albert Bouchard– drums, vocals
  • Tim Geelan, Jerry Smith – engineering
  • Lehman Yates, Lou Schlossberg – recording

Track listing:

  1. Career of Evil – Patti Smith, Albert Bouchard
  2. Subhuman – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom
  3. Dominance and Submission – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard
  4. ME 262 – Sandy Paerlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard
  5. Cagey Cretins – Richard Meltzer, Albert Bouchard
  6. Harvester of Eyes – Richard Meltzer, Eric Bloom, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  7. Flaming Telepaths – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  8. Astronomy – Sandy Pearlman, Joe Bouchard, Albert Bouchard

J. J. Cale: Okie

JJ_Cale-Okie

On April 30, 1974, “Shelter” label released “Okie”, the third JJ Cale album. It was recorded May 7 – December 5, 1973, at “Bradley’s Barn”, “Columbia Studio B”, “Woodland Studio B” in Nashville, and Cale’s house in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was produced by Audie Ashworth.

Personnel:

  • JJ Cale – vocals, guitars
  • Jerry Smith – piano
  • Harold Bradley – rhythm guitar
  • Grady Martin – guitar
  • Tommy Cogbill – bass
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • George Tidwell – trumpet
  • Dennis Goode – trombone
  • Billy Pruett – saxophone
  • Stan Hutto – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by JJ Cale, except where noted.

  1. Crying
  2. I’ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) – Rusty Gabbard, Ray Price
  3. Starbound
  4. Rock and Roll Circus
  5. The Old Man and Me
  6. Everlovin’ Woman
  7. Cajun Moon
  8. I’d Like to Love You Baby
  9. Anyway the Wind Blows
  10. Precious Memories
  11. Okie
  12. I Got the Same Old Blues