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In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Palladium” label released “Back in ’72”, the sixth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Paradise Studios” in Tijuana, Oklahoma, “Pampa Studios” in Warren, Michigan, and “Muscle Shoals Sound” in Sheffield, Alabama, and was produced by Punch Andrews and Bob Seger.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger – guitar, vocals, mixing, design
  • Jack Ashford– maracas, marimba, tambourine
  • Barry Beckett– organ, piano, electric piano
  • Philip Bliss – steel guitar, vocals
  • “Bonzo Eddie” Brown– conga
  • J. Cale, Pete Carr, Bill Mueller – guitar
  • Tommy Cartmell – flute, saxophone
  • Roger Hawkins, Jamie Oldaker– drums
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– rhythm guitar
  • Sergio Pastora – conga, tambourine, timbales
  • Scherrie Payne, Luke Smith, Marcy Levy– background vocals
  • Dick Sims – organ, piano, keyboard, clavinet, pedal bass
  • Jim Bruzzese, John LeMay, Jerry Masters, Greg Miller – engineers
  • Punch Andrews, Jim Bruzzese – mixing
  • Thomas Weschler, Christopher Wharf – design
  • Thomas Weschler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Midnight Rider – Gregg Allman, Robert Payne
  2. So I Wrote You a Song
  3. Stealer – Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff
  4. Rosalie
  5. Turn the Page
  6. Back in ‘72
  7. Neon Sky
  8. I’ve Been Working – Van Morrison
  9. I’ve Got Time
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In August 1972.

In August 1972, “Palladium” label released “Smokin’ O.P.’s”, the fifth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Pampa Studios” in Warren, Michigan, and was produced by Punch Andrews.The album cover design was by Thomas Leroy Weschler.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Jack Ashford- percussion, tambourine
  • Eddie Bongo – percussion, conga
  • Mike Bruce – guitar
  • Jim Bruzzese – tambourine
  • Crystal Jenkins – vocals, background vocals
  • Skip Knape – organ, bass, piano, keyboard
  • David Teegarden- drums, maracas, marimba
  • Pam Todd – vocals, background vocals
  • Engineer: Jim Bruzzese
  • Assistant engineer: Greg Miller
  • Mixing: Jim Cassily, Mabel Louise Smith, Thomas Weschler
  • Photography: Thomas Weschler, Peter Lumetta

Track listing:

  1. Bo Diddley/Who Do You Love? – Bo Diddley(Ellas McDaniel)
  2. Love the One You’re With – Stephen Stills
  3. If I Were a carpenter – Tim Hardin
  4. Hummin’ Bird – Leon Russell
  5. Let It Rock – Chuck Berry (E. Anderson)
  6. Turn on Your Love Light – Don Robey(Deadric Malone), Joseph Wade Scott
  7. Jesse James – traditional
  8. Someday – Bob Seger
  9. Heavy Music – Bob Seger

 

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Capitol” label released “Mongrel”, the third  Bob Seger System studio album. It was recorded 1970, and was produced by Punch Andrews and Bob Seger.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger- guitar, vocals
  • Dan Honaker – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Pep Perrine – percussion, drums, vocals
  • Dan Watson – organ, piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Schultz – organ, saxophone, vocals
  • Engineer: Jim Bruzzese, Greg Miller
  • Design: cover art, photography: Thomas Weschler

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Song to Rufus
  2. Evil Edna
  3. Highway Child
  4. Big River
  5. Mongrel
  6. Lucifer
  7. Teachin’ Blues
  8. Leanin on My Dream
  9. Mongrel Too
  10. River Deep, Mountain High – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector

In April 1969.

In April 1969, “Capitol” label released “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man”, the first Bob Seger System studio album. It w as recorded in 1968, and was produced by Punch Andrews, Bob Seger, Dan Honaker, Pep Perrine and Bob Schultz.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger– guitar, lead vocals, piano, organ, linear notes
  • Dan Honaker – bass, vocals
  • Pep Perrine – drums, vocals
  • Bob Schultz – organ
  • Michael Erlewine – blues harp
  • Glenn Frey– backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Engineer: Jim Bruzzese
  • Cover illustrations – Lockart

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man
  2. Tales of Lucy Blue
  3. Ivory
  4. Gone – Dan Honaker
  5. Down Gone
  6. Train Man
  7. White Wall
  8. Black Eyed Girl
  9. 2+2=?
  10. Doctor Fine
  11. The Last Song (Love Needs to Be Loved)

In March 1974.

In March 1974, “Palladium” label released “Seven” the seventh Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded 1973-1974, at “Quadraphonic Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Punch Andrews and Bob Seger. “Seven” was the first Seger album to feature “The Silver Bullet Band”.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger -guitar, vocals
  • Drew Abbott- guitar
  • Tom Cartmell -saxophone
  • David Briggs- piano
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey- drums
  • Chris Campbell -bass
  • Tommy Cogbill- bass
  • Dave Doran – guitar
  • John Harris -organ
  • Rick Manasa – organ, piano
  • Charlie Allen Martin – drums
  • Jim McCarty- guitar
  • Charlie McCoy- guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Bill Meuller – guitar
  • Randy Meyers – drums
  • Bill Mueller – guitar
  • Robin Robbins – keyboard,mellophonium, mellotron
  • Bobby Woods – piano
  • Engineer: Gene Eichelberger, Jim Bruzzese, Greg Miller
  • Cover art: Thomas Weschler
  • Photography: Thomas Weschler, Scott Sparling

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger.

  1. Get Out of Denver
  2. Long Song Comin’
  3. Need Ya
  4. School Teacher
  5. Cross of Gold
  6. M.C. (Upper Middle Class)
  7. Seen a Lot of Floors
  8. 20 Years from Now
  9. All Your Love