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In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Elektra” label released “The Original Delaney & Bonnie”, the second   Delaney & Bonnie studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Elektra Sound Recorders Studios”, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett and David Anderle.


  • Bonnie Bramlett- vocals
  • Delaney Bramlett- guitars, vocals, arrangements
  • Leon Russell- guitars, piano, arrangements
  • Jerry McGee – guitars
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar
  • Bobby Whitlock- organ, keyboards, vocals
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone
  • Jim Price- trombone, trumpet, horns
  • Rita Coolidge- backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner, Jim Gordon- drums, percussion
  • Jimmie Haskell – string arrangements
  • John Haeny: engineer
  • Barry Feinstein: photography

Track listing:

  1. Get Ourselves Together – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Carl Radle
  2. Someday – Delaney Bramlett, Jerry Allison, Bonnie Bramlett, Doug Gilmore
  3. Ghetto – Delaney Bramlett, Bettye Crutcher, Homer Banks, Bonnie Bramlett
  4. When the Battle Is Over – Mac Rebennack, Jessie Hill
  5. Dirty Old Man – Delaney Bramlett, Mac Davis
  6. Love Me a Little Longer – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett
  7. I Can’t Take It Much Longer – Delaney Bramlett, Joey Cooper
  8. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man – Dan Penn, Chips Moman
  9. Soldiers of the Cross – traditional
  10. Gift of Love – Delaney Bramlett, Mac Davis

On June 18, 1996.

On June 18, 1996, “Epic” label released “Just Like You”, the third Keb’ Mo’ studio album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by John Porter. In 1997, “Just Like You” won the “Grammy Award” for “Best Contemporary Blues Album”.


  • Keb’ Mo’ – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson- bass guitar
  • Tommy Eyre- keyboards; 11-string guitar
  • Laval Belle, Ricky Fataar- drums
  • Munyungo Jackson – percussion
  • Jackie Farris, Jean McClain – backing vocals
  • John Porter- dobro
  • Larry David – harmonica
  • Darrell Leonard – trumpet
  • Jim Price – trombone
  • Jim Gordon – clarinet

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Moore (Keb’ Mo’), except where noted.

  1. That’s Not Love – Georgina Graper, Kevin Moore
  2. Perpetual Blues Machine – Georgina Graper, Kevin Moore
  3. More Than One Way Home –John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore
  4. I’m on Your Side
  5. Just Like You – Georgina Parker, Kevin Moore
  6. You Can Love Yourself
  7. Dangerous Mood – Candy Parton, Kevin Moore
  8. The Action
  9. Hand It Over
  10. Standin’ at the Station – Phil Ramocon, Kevin Moore
  11. Momma, Where’s My Daddy?- Lori Barth, Kevin Moore
  12. Last Fair Deal Gone Down – Robert Johnson
  13. Lullaby Baby Blues – Georgina Graper, Kevin Moore


On May 30, 1980.

On May 30, 1980, Carl Dean Radle died aged 37. He was musician (bass, guitar) and music producer, best known as the bass player with Derek and the Dominoes. Radle has worked with many influential artists including  Gary Lewis & the Playboys, George Harrison, Joe Cocker, Dave Mason, Delaney and Bonnie, Eric Clapton, Jim Gordon, Duane Allman, Bobby Whitlock, Rita Coolidge, Kris Kristofferson. J. J. Cale, Leon Russell, and Buddy Guy. In 2006, he was posthumously inducted to the “Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame”.

On May 30, 1973.

On May 30, 1973, “Apple” label released “Living in the Material World”, the fourth George Harrison studio album. It was recorded October 1972–March 1973; February 1971, at “Apple Studios” and “Abbey Road” studios in London; “FPSHOT” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by George Harrison and Phil Spector.


  • George Harrison– lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, dobro, sitar
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano, electric piano
  • Gary Wright– organ, harmonium, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Klaus Voormann– bass guitar, standup bass, tenor saxophone
  • Jim Keltner– drums, percussion
  • Ringo Starr– drums, percussion
  • Jim Horn– saxophones, flute, horn arrangement
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • John Barham– orchestral and choral arrangements
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Jim Gordon– drums, tambourine
  • Pete Ham– acoustic guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by George Harrison.

  1. Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)
  2. Sue Me, Sue You Blues
  3. The Light That Has Lighted the World
  4. Don’t Let Me Wait Too Long
  5. Who Can See It
  6. Living in the Material World
  7. The Lord Loves the One (That Loves the Lord)
  8. Be Here Now
  9. Try Some, Buy Some
  10. The Day the World Gets ‘Round
  11. That Is All


In February 1970.

In February 1970, “Liberty” label released “Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy”, the fourth Nitty Gritty Dirt Band studio album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by William McEuen.


  • Les Thompson – electric bass, mandolin, electric guitar, vocals
  • Jimmie Fadden – lead acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, washtub bass, vocals
  • Jeff Hanna- rhythm acoustic and electric guitar, drums, washboard, percussion, vocals
  • Jimmy Ibbotson – rhythm acoustic guitar, lead electric guitar, electric piano, drums, conga, accordion, vocals
  • John McEuen- banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, accordion
  • Maurice Manceau – guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jim Gordon- horns, keyboards
  • John London- bass
  • Byron Berline- violin
  • Russ Kunkel- drums
  • Woody Woodward – recording engineer
  • John McEuen, Jimmy Hoyson – mixing
  • Dean Torrence/ Kittyhawk Graphics – art direction
  • William McEuen – photography

Track listing:

  1. Some of Shelly’s Blues – Michael Nesmith
  2. Prodigal’s Return – Kenny Loggins, Dann Lottermoser
  3. The Cure – Jeff Hanna
  4. Travelin’ Mood – James Waynes
  5. Chicken Reel – traditional
  6. Yukon Railroad – Kenny Loggins, Dann Lottermoser
  7. Livin’ Without You – Randy Newman
  8. Clinch Mountain Backstep – Ruby Rakes
  9. Rave On – Norman Petty, Bill Tilghman, Sonny West
  10. Billy in the Low Ground – Les Thompson
  11. Jesse James – traditional
  12. Uncle Charlie Interview – Uncle Charlie
  13. Bojangles – Jerry Jeff Walker
  14. Opus 36, Clementi – Muzio Clementi
  15. Santa Rosa – Kenny Loggins
  16. Propinquity – Michael Nesmith
  17. Uncle Charlie – Jimmie Fadden
  18. Randy Lynn Rag – Earl Scruggs
  19. House at Pooh Corner – Kenny Loggins
  20. Swanee River – Stephen Foster
  21. Uncle Charlie Interview #2 / Spanish Fandango – traditional

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Epic” label released “Essence to Essence”, the eleventh Donovan studio album. It was recorded September – October 1973, at “Morgan Studios”, and was produced by Donovan Leitch and Andrew Loog Oldham.


  • Donovan – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Henry McCullough, Danny Kortchmar, Doug Schlink, Neil Hubbard, Peter Frampton- electric guitar
  • Alan Spenner, Carl Radle, Leland Sklar, Paul Ossola – bass
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Carole King, Craig Doerge, Jean Roussel, Nicky Hopkins- piano
  • Nicky Hopkins – electric piano
  • Bobby Whitlock- organ
  • Bruce Rowland, Denny Seiwell, Jim Gordon, Russell Kunkel- drums
  • Ray Cooper- percussion
  • Tom Scott- woodwind
  • Jack Emblow – accordion
  • Chris Nicholls – bass flute
  • Simon Jeffes- koto
  • The Scratch Band – background vocals
  • Andrew Powell, Del Newman, Nicky Harrison – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth
  2. Lazy Daze
  3. Life Goes On
  4. There is an Ocean
  5. Dignity of Man
  6. Yellow Star
  7. Divine Daze of Deathless Delight
  8. Boy for Every Girl
  9. Saint Valentine’s Angel
  10. Life is a Merry-Go-Round
  11. Sailing Homeward

In November 1976.

In November 1976, “A&M” label released “Gulf Winds”, the sixteen Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by David Kershenbaum.


  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Ray Kelly – cello
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Larry Knechtel– piano
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Sid Sharp – violin
  • Malcolm Cecil– synthesizer

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Baez

  1. Sweeter for Me
  2. Seabirds
  3. Caruso
  4. Still Waters at Night
  5. Kingdom of Childhood
  6. O Brother!
  7. Time Is Passing Us By
  8. Stephanie’s Room
  9. Gulf Winds