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In September 1972.

In September 1972, “Columbia” label released “My Time”, the fifth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama, and “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Rot Halee and Boz Scaggs.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – vocals, electric guitar
  • Barry Beckett– piano
  • Pete Carr – electric guitar
  • Charles Chalmers– saxophone, background vocals
  • Sandra Chalmers – background vocals
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Eddie Hinton– acoustic guitar
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Clayton Ivey – organ, keyboards
  • Jimmy Johnson– electric guitar
  • Donna Rhodes – background vocals
  • David Brown– bass guitar
  • Dorothy Morrison – background vocals
  • George Rains – drums
  • Linda Tillery– background vocals
  • Joachim Young – keyboards
  • Muscle Shoals Horns, Bob Ferreira, Tom Harrell, Mel Martin, Jim Rothermel, Jack Scherer, Jules Broussard – horns
  • Anne Garner – graphics
  • Ethan A. Russell – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Dinah Flo
  2. Slowly in the West – David Brown
  3. Full-Lock Power Slide
  4. Old Time Lovin’ – Al Green
  5. Might Have to Cry
  6. Hello My Lover – Allen Toussaint
  7. Freedom for the Stallion – Allen Toussaint
  8. He’s a Fool for You
  9. We’re Gonna Roll
  10. My Time
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In August 1969.

In August 1969, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled, second Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Recorders” in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and was produced by Boz Scaggs, Marlin Greene and Jann Wenner. In 2012,  “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 496 on its list of  “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitar, vocals
  • Duane “Skydog” Allman– guitar, dobro, slide guitar
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Barry Beckett– keyboards
  • Al Lester – fiddle, violin
  • Joe Arnold, Charles Chalmers– tenor saxophone
  • James Mitchell, Floyd Newman– baritone saxophone
  • Ben Cauley– trumpet
  • Gene “Bowlegs” Miller– trombone, trumpet
  • Jeanie Greene, Mary Holliday, Donna Jean Godchauxnée, Thatcher, Joyce Dunn, Tracy Nelson, Imma Routen – background vocals
  • Engineer – Marlin Greene
  • Mastered by Rob Grenell
  • Design – Robert Kingsbury
  • Photography – Elaine Mayes
  • Inner liner photos – Stephen Paley

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs; except where noted.

  1. I’m Easy – Boz Scaggs, Barry Beckett
  2. I’ll Be Long Gone
  3. Another Day (Another Letter)
  4. Now You’re Gone
  5. Finding Her
  6. Look What I Got – Charles Chalmers, Donna Rhodes
  7. Waiting for a Train – Jimmie Rodgers
  8. Loan Me a Dime – Fenton Robinson
  9. Sweet Release (aka Desolation Avenue) – Boz Scaggs, Barry Beckett

 

In July 1979.

In July 1979, “CBS” label released “Honest Lullaby”, the 18th Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Barry Beckett. Cover photos were by photographer Yousuf Karsh  Joan Baez dedicated the album to the memory of journalist John L. Wasserman.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez- lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Larry Byrom- acoustic guitar
  • Pete Carr – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson – electric guitar
  • Barry Beckett- keyboards
  • David Hood- bass guitar
  • Roger Hawkins – drums
  • Hill Abrahams – violin
  • Janes Crozier – cello
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Ava Aldridge, George Jackson, Lenny LeBlanc, Mac McAnally, Cindy Richardson, George Soulé, Eddie Struzick, Marie Tomlinson – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. .Let Your Love Flow – Larry E. Williams
  2. No Woman No Cry – Vincent Ford
  3. Light a Light – Janis Ian
  4. Song at the End of the Movie – Pierce Pettis
  5. Before the Deluge – Jackson Browne
  6. Honest Lullaby – Joan Baez
  7. Michael – Joan Baez
  8. For Sasha – Joan Baez
  9. For All We Know – Sam M. Lewis,  Fred Coots
  10. Free at Last – Joan Baez, George Jackson

On June 15, 2015.

On June 15, 2015, “Concord” label released “Before This World”, the seventeenth James Taylor studio album.It was recorded 2014-2015, and was produced by Dave O’Donnell.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor — guitar, vocals, harmonica, guitar synthesizer
  • Jimmy Johnson – bass
  • Emily Brause, Yo-Yo Ma, Peter Sachon – cello
  • Steve Gadd – drums
  • Michael Landau – guitars
  • Tony Kadlek – flugelhorn
  • Larry Di Bello, David Peel – French horn
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Larry Goldings – piano, keyboards
  • Walt Fowler, Barry Danielian, Randy Brecker – trumpets
  • David Mann, Lou Marini, Roger Rosenberg – saxophones
  • Randy Andos, Michael Davis – trombones
  • Katharine Kresek, Philip Payton – violas
  • Jonathan Dinklage, Rachel Golub, Hiroko Taguchi, Entcho Todorov, Orlando Wells, Andrea Zonn – violins
  • David Lasley, Kate Markowitz, Arnold McCuller, Andrea Zonn – vocals
  • Rob Mounsey – arranger
  • Ted Jensen- mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Today Today Today
  2. You and I Again
  3. Angels of Fenway
  4. Stretch of the Highway
  5. Montana
  6. Watchin’ Over Me
  7. SnowTime
  8. Before This World / Jolly Springtime
  9. Far Afghanistan
  10. Wild Mountain Thyme – Francis McPeake

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Capitol” label released “Beautiful Loser”, the eighth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama, and was produced by Bob Seger, Barry Beckett, Pete Carr, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Spooner Oldham and Punch Andrews.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger – vocals, guitar, slide guitar, harmonica, piano, mixing
  • Barry Beckett- grand piano, organ, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Pete Carr- lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, percussion
  • David Hood- bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson- rhythm guitar
  • Spooner Oldham- organ, electric piano
  • Harrison Calloway – trumpet
  • Ron Eades – baritone saxophone
  • Charles Rose – trombone
  • Harvey Thompson – tenor saxophone
  • Drew Abbott– guitar
  • Chris Campbell – bass guitar
  • Charlie Martin – drums
  • Robin Robbins – organ
  • Kenny Bell – guitar
  • Tom Cartmell- saxophone
  • Paul Kingery – guitar solo
  • Robyn Robbins – mellotron
  • Stoney & Rocky – background vocals
  • Punch Andrews– mixing
  • Jim Bruzzesse – engineering
  • Jerry Masters – engineering
  • Steve Melton – engineering
  • Greg Smith – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Beautiful Loser
  2. Black Night
  3. Katmandu
  4. Jody Girl
  5. Travelin’ Man
  6. Momma
  7. Nutbush City Limits – Tina Turner
  8. Sailing Nights
  9. Fine Memory

In February 1973.

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In February 1973, “Island” label released “Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory”, the sixth Traffic studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Strawberry Hill Studios” in Jamaica, and was produced by Stevie Winwood.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood– lead and backing vocals, guitar, piano, organ
  • Chris Wood– saxophone, flute
  • Jim Capaldi– percussion, backing vocals
  • David Hood(of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section aka ‘The Swampers’) – bass
  • Roger Hawkins(of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section) – drums
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • Barry Beckett(of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section) – keyboards
  • Jimmy Johnson(of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section) – clarinet
  • Jerry Masters, Steve Melton – engineer
  • Tony Wright– cover illustrations
  • Tommy Wright – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi except where noted.

  1. Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory
  2. Roll Right Stones
  3. Evening Blue
  4. Tragic Magic – Chris Wood
  5. (Sometimes I Feel So) Uninspired

In February 1972.

oh-how-we-danced

In February 1972, “Island” label released “Oh How We Danced”, the debut Jim Capaldi solo studio album. It was recorded in December 1971, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studios”, and was produced by Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Jim Capaldi – lead vocals, piano, acoustic guitar, Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Barry Beckett- piano, organ
  • Jimmy Johnson- electric guitar
  • Paul Kossoff- electric guitar
  • Dave Mason- harmonica, electric guitar
  • Steve Winwood- organ, backing vocal, guitar
  • Chris Wood- flute, electric saxophone
  • Ric Grech- bass
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah- percussion, congas
  • Trevor Burton- bass
  • Mike Kellie- drums
  • Bob Griffin – piano
  • Sunny Leslie- backing vocal
  • Brian Humphries, Jerry Masters – engineer
  • Neal Preston – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Eve
  2. Big Thirst – Jim Capaldi, Dave Mason
  3. Love is All You Can Try
  4. Last Day of Dawn
  5. Don’t be a Hero
  6. Open Your Heart
  7. How Much Can a Man Really Take?
  8. Anniversary Song – Saul Chaplin, Al Jolson