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In May 1971.

In May 1971, “Reprise” label released “Summer Side of Life”, the seventh Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded December 1970 – April 1971, at “Woodland Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Roy M. “Junior” Huskey – acoustic bass
  • James Rolleston – bass guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass guitar
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey – drums
  • Buddy Harman – drums
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • David Brown – percussion
  • Farrel Morris – percussion
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Vassar Clements – violin
  • The Jordanaires (Gordon Stoker, Neal Matthews, Hoyt Hawkins, Ray Walker) – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. 10 Degrees and Getting Colder
  2. Miguel
  3. Go My Way
  4. Summer Side of Life
  5. Cotton Jenny
  6. Talking in Your Sleep
  7. Nous Vivons Ensemble
  8. Same Old Loverman
  9. Redwood Hill
  10. Love and Maple Syrup
  11. Cabaret

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Elektra” label released “Frisco Mable Joy”, the third Mickey Newbury album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Cinderella Studios” in Tennessee, and was produced by Dennis Linde, Owsley Manier and Robert Rosemurgy.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Newbury– guitar, lead vocals
  • Dennis Linde– guitar, background vocals
  • Charlie McCoy– guitar, harmonica
  • Bobby Thompson – banjo, guitar
  • Wayne Moss– guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Beegie Adair– keyboards
  • Jimmy Capps – guitar
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • Buddy Spicher– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Bob Beckham
  • John Harris
  • John Moss
  • Charles Navarro
  • Walker Sill
  • Recording engineer – Wayne Linde, Wayne Moss
  • Art direction, photography – Robert L. Heimall

Track listing:

All tracks by Mickey Newbury,except where noted.

  1. An American Trilogy – traditional, Mickey Newbury
  2. How Many Times (Must the Piper Be Paid for His Song)
  3. Interlude
  4. The Future’s Not What It Used to Be
  5. Mobile Blue
  6. Frisco Depot
  7. You’re Not My Same Sweet Baby
  8. Interlude
  9. Remember the Good
  10. Swiss Cottage Place
  11. How I Love Them Old Songs
  12. San Francisco Mabel Joy