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In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Reprise” label released the self-titled, debut Maria Muldaur album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Warner Bros Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Maria Muldaur – vocals
  • Ry Cooder – acoustic guitar
  • Andrew Gold – acoustic guitar
  • David Nichtern – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Clarence White – acoustic guitar
  • David Lindley – Hawaiian guitar
  • Bill Keith – banjo, steel guitar
  • David Grisman – mandolin
  • Dr. John – keyboards, horn arrangements
  • Jim Dickinson – piano
  • Mark T. Jordan – piano
  • Spooner Oldham – piano
  • Greg Prestopino – vocal and background vocals, piano
  • James Gordon – organ, clarinet
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Ray Brown – bass
  • Dave Holland – bowed bass
  • Jimmy Calhoun – bass
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Freebo – bass
  • Amos Garrett – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Ed Shaughnessy – drums
  • John Boudreaux – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Chris Parker – drums
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion, string arrangements
  • Jerry Jumonville – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Artie Butler – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Beryl Marriott – violin
  • Larry Packer – violin, viola
  • Karen Alexander – backing vocals
  • Gloria Jones – backing vocals
  • Ellen Kearney – backing vocals
  • Bettye LaVette – backing vocals
  • Jessica Smith – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Any Old Time – Jimmie Rodgers
  2. Midnight at the Oasis – David Nichtern
  3. My Tennessee Mountain Home – Dolly Parton
  4. I Never Did Sing You a Love Song – David Nichtern
  5. The Work Song – Kate McGarrigle
  6. Don’t You Feel My Leg (Don’t You Get Me High) – Blue Lu Barker, Danny Barker, J. Mayo Williams
  7. Walkin’ One and Only – Dan Hicks
  8. Long Hard Climb – Ron Davies
  9. Three Dollar Bill – Mac Rebennack
  10. Vaudeville Man – Wendy Waldman
  11. Mad Mad Me – Wendy Waldman

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “RCA” label released “Bigger Than Both of Us”, the fifth Daryl Hall and John Oates studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Cherokee Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Cristopher Bond.

Personnel:

  • Daryl Hall – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, mandola, synthesizer, arrangements, cover concept, design
  • John Oates – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitars, harmonica, arrangements
  • Christopher Bond – lead guitars, keyboards, synthesizer, arrangements
  • Tom Hensley – acoustic piano
  • Scotty Edwards – bass
  • Leland Sklar – bass
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Ed Greene – drums
  • Slugger Blue – “G kick” drums
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Tom Scott – flute, saxophone, Lyricon
  • Charles DeChant – saxophone
  • James Getzoff – concertmaster, conductor
  • Stephen Dees – co-arrangements
  • John Arrias, John Mills – engineer, mixing
  • Armin Steiner – engineer
  • Allen Zentz – mastering
  • Ron Barry – covert art work
  • Gribbitt Photography – cover photography
  • Kathy Hohl, Sam Emmerson – insert photography

Track listing:

  1. Back Together Again – John Oates
  2. Rich Girl – Daryl Hall
  3. Crazy Eyes – John Oates
  4. Do What You Want, Be What You Are – Daryl Hall, John Oates
  5. Kerry – Stephen Dees, Daryl Hall
  6. London Luck & Love – Sara Allen, Daryl Hall, John Oates
  7. Room to Breathe – Sara Allen, Daryl Hall
  8. You’ll Never Learn – Daryl Hall, John Oates
  9. Falling – Daryl Hall

In July 1979.

In July 1979, “Portrait” label released “Dream of a Child”, the third Burton Cummings studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Studio 55”, “Cherokee Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Burton Cummings.

Personnel:

  • Burton Cummings – vocals, grand piano, piano, synthesizer, clavinet, percussion
  • Randy Bachman – acoustic and electric guitars, percussion
  • Trevor Veitch – acoustic guitar
  • Dick Wagner – lead guitar
  • Steve Cropper – guitar
  • Jeff Baxter – electric guitar
  • Norman MacPherson – electric guitar
  • Tom Brumley – pedal steel guitar
  • Jimmy Phillips – organ
  • Bill Payne – synthesizer
  • Ian Gardiner – electric bass
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Jeff Porcaro – drums
  • Rick Shlosser – drums
  • Phyllis St. James – percussion
  • Jim Horn – alto saxophone
  • Plas Johnson – saxophone
  • Becky Lopez, Sherlie Matthews, Venetta Fields – backing vocals
  • The Cherokee Studio All Stars – handclaps
  • Steve Madaio – horns arrangements, horns conductor
  • Bruce Robb – engineer
  • Howard Steele – engineer, mixing
  • Gabe Veltri, Larold Rebhurn, Tim Dennen – engineer assistant
  • Alent Zelen – mastering
  • Pacific Eye & Ear – design
  • Alan Dockery – photography
  • Jim Martin – production coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Burton Cummings, except where noted.

  1. Break It to Them Gently
  2. Hold On, I’m Coming – David Porter, Isaac Hayes
  3. I Will Play a Rhapsody
  4. Wait by the Water – Bobby Darin
  5. When a Man Loves a Woman – Andrew Wright, Calvin Lewis
  6. Shinny Stockings – Frank Foster, Jon Hendricks
  7. Guns, Guns, Guns
  8. Takes a Fool to Love a Fool
  9. Meanin’ So Much
  10. It All Comes Together
  11. Roll with the Punches
  12. Dream of a Child – David Forman

On November 16, 1972.

On November 16, 1972, “Elektra” label released “No Secrets”, the third Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded September – October 1972, at “Trident Studio” in London, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, acoustic guitar, string arrangements, ARP synthesizer arrangements
  • David Hentschel – ARP synthesizer
  • Peter Robinson – acoustic piano
  • Nicky Hopkins – acoustic piano
  • Bill Payne – organ
  • Paul Keough – acoustic guitar
  • Lowell George – slide guitar
  • Jimmy Ryan – bass, acoustic, electric and lead guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Ray Cooper – congas
  • Richard Perry – percussion
  • Bobby Keys – tenor saxophone
  • Kirby Johnson – electric piano, string arrangements, horn arrangements, woodwind arrangements, conductor
  • Paul Buckmaster – orchestration, synthesizers; orchestra, synthesizer and woodwind arrangements, conductor
  • Vicki Brown – backing vocals
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Mick Jagger – backing vocals
  • James Taylor – backing vocals
  • Bonnie Bramlett – backing vocals
  • Linda McCartney – backing vocals
  • Paul McCartney – backing vocals
  • Doris Troy – backing vocals
  • Robin Geoffrey Cable – engineer, recording, remixing
  • Mark Berry – recording
  • Bill Schnee – engineer, remixing
  • Doug Sax – disc cutting
  • Robert L. Heimall – art direction, design
  • Ed Caraeff – cover photography
  • Peter Simon – inner sleeve photography
  • David Katz – musicians contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. The Right Thing to Do
  2. The Carter Family – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  3. You’re So Vain
  4. His Friends Are More Than Fond of Robin
  5. We Have No Secrets
  6. Embrace Me, Tour Child
  7. Waited So Long
  8. It Was So Easy – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  9. Night Owl – James Taylor
  10. When You Close Your Eyes – Carly Simon, Bill Mernit

In August 1974.

In August 1974, “Reprise” label released “Tarzana Kid”, the sixth John Sebastian album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Erik Jacobsen and John Sebastian.

Personnel:

  1. John Sebastian – vocals, acoustic, electric and rhythm guitar, banjo, marimba, harmonica, autoharp, dulcimer, arranger
  2. Ry Cooder – mandolin, slide guitar
  3. Lowell George – vocal, harmony vocals, guitar
  4. Amos Garrett – guitar
  5. Russell Dushiell – guitar
  6. Jerry McKuen – guitar
  7. Ron Koss – guitar
  8. Buddy Emmons – steel guitar
  9. David Grisman – mandolin
  10. Kenny Altman – bass
  11. Milt Holland – drums
  12. Jim Gordon – drums
  13. Kelly Shanahan – drums
  14. Bobbye Hall – congas
  15. David Lindley – fiddle
  16. Richie Olson – clarinet
  17. Pinter Sisters – vocals
  18. Emmylou Harris – vocal
  19. Phil Everly – backing vocals
  20. Donn Landee, John Boyd, Peter Granet, Steve Jarvis – engineer
  21. Basin St. Graphics – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sebastian, except where noted.

  1. Sitting In Limbo – Guilly Bright, Jimmy Cliff
  2. Friends Again
  3. Dixie Chicken – Fred Martin, Lowell George
  4. Stories We Could Tell
  5. Face Of Appalachia – John Sebastian, Lowell George
  6. Wild Wood Flowers – traditional
  7. Wild About My Lovin’ – traditional
  8. Singing The Blues – Melvin Endsley
  9. Sportin’ Life – Joe Butler, Steve Boone, Zal Yanovsky
  10. Harpoon – E. Jacobsen, K. Shanahan, K. Altman, Neopolitan, R. Koss

On June 11, 1976.

On June 11, 1976, “Columbia” label released “Beautiful Noise”, the tenth Neil Diamond album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, at “Shangri La Studio”, “Kendun Recorders” and “Village Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Robbie Robertson.

Personnel:

  • Neil Diamond – vocals, acoustic and rhythm guitar, dobro
  • Robbie Robertson – guitar
  • Richard Bennett – guitar 
  • Jesse Ed Davis – guitar
  • Larry Knechtel – piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Alan Lindgren – piano, synthesizer
  • David Paich – Fender Rhodes, piano
  • Garth Hudson – Hammond organ, Lowrey organ
  • James Newton Howard – ARP, synthesizer
  • Dr. John – Hammond organ
  • Bob James – piano, arrangement, Fender Rhodes
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Bob Boucher – bass guitar, ARP
  • Dennis St. John – drums, percussion
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums, congas, harmony vocals
  • Joe Lala – percussion, tambourine, congas
  • Bob Findley – trumpet
  • Jerome Richardson – flute, clarinet
  • Linda Press – backing vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – arrangements, accordion

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Diamond, except where noted.

  1. Beautiful Noise
  2. Stargazer
  3. Lady Oh
  4. Don’t Think…Feel
  5. Surviving the Life
  6. If You Know What I Mean
  7. Street Life
  8. Home Is a Wounded Heart
  9. Jungletime
  10. Signs
  11. Dry Your Eyes – Neil Diamond, Robbie Robertson

On January 11, 1974.

On January 11, 1974, “Elektra” label released “Hotcakes”, the fourth Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded in September 1973, at “Producers Workshop” in Los Angeles, and October – November 1973, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, whistle
  • James Taylor – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, horn arrangements and conductor
  • Kenny Ascher – acoustic piano, Hammond organ
  • Dr. John – acoustic piano, Hammond organ
  • David Spinozza – electric guitar
  • Bucky Pizzarelli – electric guitar
  • Jimmy Ryan – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Robbie Robertson – electric guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass guitar
  • Richard Davis – string bass
  • Larry Brean – slap bass 
  • Rick Marotta – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Ralph MacDonald – congas, percussion
  • George Devens – cabasa
  • Paul Buckmaster – string and woodwind arrangements, conductor
  • Howard Johnson – baritone saxophone, tuba 
  • Bobby Keys – tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Barry Rogers – trombone 
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Lani Groves – backing vocals
  • Carl Hall – backing vocals
  • Tasha Thomas – backing vocals
  • Todd Graff – backing vocals
  • Lucy Simon – backing vocals
  • Benny Diggs – backing vocals
  • Revelation – backing vocals
  • Richard Perry – backing vocals
  • Harry Maslin – engineer, remix
  • Bill Schnee – engineer, remix
  • Blasie Castellano – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Vincent Cesi (Push Pin Studios) – art direction, design
  • Ed Caraeff – cover photography
  • Vieri Salvadori – centerfold pgotography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. Safe and Sound – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  2. Mind on my Man
  3. Think I’m Gonna Have a Baby
  4. Older Sister
  5. Just Not True
  6. Hotcakes – James Taylor
  7. Misfit
  8. Forever My Love – Carly Simon, James Taylor
  9. Mockingbird – Inez Foxx, Charlie Foxx, James Taylor
  10. Grownup – Carly Simon
  11. Haven’t Got Time for the Pain – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman

On November 1, 1971.

On November 1, 1971, “A&M” label released “Footprint”, the second Gary Wright studio album. It was recorded in 1971, in London and New York City, and was produced by Gary Wright.

Personnel:

  • Gary Wright – vocals, keyboards, acoustic guitar
  • George Harrison – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Hugh McCracken – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue – electric guitar, percussion
  • Mick Jones – guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Tom Duffy – bass
  • Alan White – drums, percussion, harpsichord
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Colin Allen – drums, percussion
  • Bryson Graham – drums
  • Bobby Keys – tenor saxophone
  • Jim Price – trumpet, trombone
  • King Curtis – saxophone
  • John Barham – string arrangements
  • Doris Troy, Nanette Newman, Madeline Bell, Liza Strike, Barry St John, P. P. Arnold, Jimmy Thomas – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Wright.

  1. Give Me the Good Earth
  2. Two Faced Man
  3. Love to Survive
  4. Whether It’s Right or Wrong
  5. Stand for Our Rights
  6. Fascinating Things
  7. Forgotten
  8. If You Treat Someone Right

In July 1967.

In July 1967, “Warner Bros” label released “Triangle”, the fourth Beau Brummels studio album. It was recorded in 1967 and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Ron Elliott – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Ron Meagher – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Sal Valentino – vocals, vocal arranger
  • Van Dyke Parks– harpsichord, keyboards
  • Carol Kaye– bass
  • James Burton– guitar
  • Donnie Lanier – guitar
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • The Blossoms– backing vocals
  • Gene Garf – accordion
  • Lou Klass – violin
  • Shari Zippert – violin
  • David Duke – French horn
  • George Hyde – French horn
  • Gale Robinson – French horn
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Raymond Kelley– cello
  • Dick Hyde– trombone

Track listing:

  1. Are You Happy – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  2. Only Dreaming Now – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  3. Painter of Women – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  4. The Keeper of Time – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  5. It Won’t Get Better – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  6. Nine Pound Hammer – Merle Travis
  7. Magic Hollow – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  8. And I’ve Seen Her – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  9. Triangle – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  10. The Wolf of Velvet Fortune – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  11. Old Kentucky Home – Randy Newman

On June 25, 1976.

On June 25, 1976, “Warner Bros” label released “Alice Cooper Goes to Hell”, the second Alice Cooper album. It was recorded in 1076, at “Soundstage” in Toronto, “Record Plant East” in New York City, “RCA Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper – vocals
  • Dick Wagner– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Steve Hunter– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner and Bob Ezrin.

  1. Go to Hell
  2. You Gotta Dance
  3. I’m the Coolest
  4. Didn’t We Meet
  5. I Never Cry
  6. Give the Kid a Break
  7. Guilty
  8. Wake Me Gently
  9. Wish You Were Here
  10. I’m Always Chasing Records
  11. Going Home