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On August 13, 1971.

On August 13, 1971, Curtis Ousley (born Curtis Montgomery) aka King Curtis died aged 37. He was music director, record producer, and musician (soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, trumpet), worked in various music genres, rhythm, and blues, rock and roll, soul, blues, funk, and soul-jazz. He performed and recorded with numerous musicians and bands including Aretha Franklin, Nat Adderley, Wynton Kelly, ]Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, Andy Williams, The Coasters, LaVern Baker, Joe South, John Lennon, the Rimshots, Champion Jack Dupree, Jerry Jemmott, Oliver Jackson, King Pins, Bernard Purdie, The Shirelles, The Noble Band, Cornell Dupree, and  Duane Allman. At the 1970 “Grammy Awards”, Curtis won the “Best R&B Instrumental Performance Grammy” for “Games People Play”. In March 2000, he was posthumously inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.

On July 29, 1988.

On July 29, 1988, Roddis Franklin Drake aka Pete Drake, died aged 55. He was a record producer and musician (pedal steel guitar). He worked with Lynn Anderson, Charlie Rich, Bob Dylan, Tammy Wynette, Jerry Reed, Doug Kershaw, Roger Miller, Jack Greene, Joe South, Don Gibson, Marty Robbins. Bill Anderson, Joan Baez, and George Harrison. Drake founded “Stop Records” and “First Generation Records. In 1970 he was inducted into the “Country Music Hall of Fame’s Walkway of Stars”, in 1987 in the “Steel Guitar Hall of Fame”, in 1987 into the “Georgia Music Hall of Fame”.

On August 4, 1967.

On August 4, 1967, “Atlantic” label released “Aretha Arrives”, the eleventh Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in June 1967 at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead and background vocals, piano
  • Jimmy Johnson, Joe South– guitar
  • Tommy Cogbill– bass guitar
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Ted Somers – vibraphone
  • Spooner Oldham, Truman Thomas – piano, organ, Fender Rhodes
  • Charles Chalmers, King Curtis– tenor saxophone
  • Tony Studd – bass trombone
  • Melvin Lastie– trumpet
  • Gene Orloff– director of string section
  • The Sweet Inspirations– background vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin, Erma Franklin– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Satisfaction – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  2. You Are My Sunshine – Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell
  3. Never Let Me Go – Joe Scott
  4. 96 Tears – Rudy Martinez
  5. Prove It – Randy Evretts, Horace Ott
  6. Night Life – Willie Nelson, Walt Breeland,Paul Buskirk
  7. That’s Life – Dean Kay, Kelly Gordon
  8. I Wonder – Cecil Gant, Raymond Leveen
  9. Ain’t Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around) – Carolyn Franklin
  10. Going Down Slow – Louis Jimmy Oden
  11. Baby, I Love You – Ronnie Shannon

 

 

On March 19, 1971.

On March 19, 1971, “Decca” label released “Green Bullfrog”, album by an ad-hoc band of musicians lead by Derek Lawrence. It was recorded in 1970, at “De Lane Lea Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Lawrence.

Personnel:

  • Earl Jordan – vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Albert Lee – guitar
  • Big Jim Sullivan – guitar
  • Rod Alexander – guitar
  • Tony Ashton – piano, organ
  • Matthew Fisher – piano
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Chas Hodges – bass
  • Martin Birch– engineer

Track listing:

  1. My Baby Left Me – Arthur Crudup
  2. Makin’ Time – Eddie Phillips, Kenny Pickett
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. Bullfrog – Derek Lawrence, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice
  5. I Want You – Tony Joe White
  6. I’m a Free Man – Mark “Moogy” Klingman
  7. Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Joe South
  8. Lovin’ You is Good for Me Baby – Derek Lawrence, Corlett, Hutton

On October 19, 1980.

In October 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “Borderline”, the ninth Ry Cooder album. It was recorded 1980 at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – vocals, guitar, vibes
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • George “Baboo” Pierre – percussion
  • Tim Drummond, Reggie McBride – bass
  • William D. Smith– vocals, piano, organ
  • John Hiatt– vocals, guitar
  • Jesse Harms– synthesizer
  • Bobby King, Willie Greene, Jr. – vocals
  • Leslie Morris – production assistant
  • Lee Herschberg – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. 634-5789 – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
  2. Speedo – Esther Navarro
  3. Why Don’t You Try Me – Billy Young
  4. Down in the Boondocks – Joe South
  5. Johnny Porter – Bobby Ray Appleberry
  6. The Way We Make a Broken Heart – John Hiatt
  7. Crazy ‘Bout an Automobile – Billy Emerson
  8. The Girls from Texas – Cliff Chambers, Jimmy Holiday, James Lewis
  9. Borderline – John Hiatt
  10. Never Make Your Move Too Soon – Stix Hooper, Will Jennings

In October 1980.

In October 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “Borderline”, the ninth Ry Cooder studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – guitar, vibes, vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • George “Baboo” Pierre – percussion
  • Tim Drummond– bass
  • Reggie McBride – bass
  • William D. Smith– piano, organ, vocals
  • John Hiatt– guitar, vocals
  • Jesse Harms– synthesizer
  • Bobby King– vocals
  • Willie Greene, Jr. – vocals
  • Leslie Morris – production assistant
  • Lee Herschberg – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. 634-5789 – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
  2. Speedo – Esther Navarro
  3. Why Don’t You Try Me – Billy Young
  4. Down in the Boondocks – Joe South
  5. Johnny Porter – Bobby Ray Appleberry
  6. The Way We Make a Broken Heart – John Hiatt
  7. Crazy ‘Bout an Automobile – Billy Emerson
  8. The Girls from Texas – Cliff Chambers, Jimmy Holiday, James Lewis
  9. Borderline – John Hiatt
  10. Never Make Your Move Too Soon – Stix Hooper, Will Jennings

On July 5, 1974.

On July 5, 1974, “island” label released “Another Time, Another Place”, the second Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Island Studios”, “Ramport Studios” and “AIR studios” in London, and was produced by  Bryan Ferry and John Punter.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – lead vocal, harmonica, organ, cover concept
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Chris Mercer – tenor saxophone
  • David O’List– guitar
  • Ruan O’Lochlainn – alto saxophone
  • John Porter– guitar
  • Chris Pyne– trombone
  • John Wetton– bass guitar, fiddle
  • Tony Carr, Tony Charles, Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Paul Cosh, Martin Drover– trumpet
  • Jeff Daly, Bob Efford, Ronnie Ross– saxophone
  • Malcolm Griffiths – trombone
  • Jimmy Hastings– flute
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • John Punter– bass guitar
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Mark Warner – guitar
  • Chorus: Vicki Brown, Helen Chappelle, Barry St. John, Liza Strike
  • Strings arranged by Ann Odell
  • Brass arranged by Martyn Ford
  • Engineer: John Punter
  • Assistant engineers: Rhett Davies, Mark Dodson, Gary Edwards, Sean Milligan
  • Photography: Eric Boman
  • Design: Nicholas de Ville
  • Artwork: Bob Bowkett
  • Fashion: Antony Price

Track listing:

  1. The ‘In’ Crowd – Billy Page
  2. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach
  3. Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Joe South
  4. Funny How Time Slips Away – Willie Nelson
  5. You Are My Sunshine – Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell
  6. (What a) Wonderful World – Sam Cooke, Herb Alpert, Lou Adler
  7. It Ain’t Me Babe – Bob Dylan
  8. Fingerpoppin’ – Ike Turner
  9. Help Me Make It Through the Nigh – Ike Turner
  10. Another Time, Another Place – Brian Ferry

In February 1973.

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In February 1973, “Decca” label released “Back Up Against the Wall”, the second Atlanta Rhythm Section album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Studio One” in Doraville, Georgia, and was produced by Buddy Buie. “Back Up Against the Wall” was the first album with Ronnie Hammond on lead vocals.

Personnel:

  1. Barry Bailey – guitar, electric guitar
  2. Randall Bramblett – piano
  3. R. Cobb – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, steel guitar, vocals, slide guitar
  4. Dean Daughtry – organ, piano, electric piano
  5. Paul Goddard – bass guitar
  6. Ronnie Hammond – piano, vocals
  7. Al Kooper- synthesizer, ARP
  8. Robert Nix – drums, vocals
  9. Billy Lee Riley – harmonica
  10. Engineers: Bobby Langford, Rodney Mills
  11. Mixing: Rodney Mills
  12. Arranger: Buddy Buie
  13. Mike McCarty: cover design, illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Wrong – Buddy Buie, J.R. Cobb
  2. Cold Turkey, Tenn.- Robert Nix
  3. Will I Live On? – Dean Daughtry, Robert Nix
  4. A Livin’ Lovin’ Wreck – Otis Blackwell
  5. Superman – Delaney Bramblett
  6. What You Gonna Do About It? – Buddy Buie, Ronnie Hammond
  7. Conversation – Buddy Buie, J.R. Cobb
  8. Redneck – Joe South
  9. Make Me Believe It – Buddy Buie, Ronnie Hammond, Robert Nix
  10. Back up Against the Wall – Buddy Buie, J.R. Cobb
  11. It Must Be Love – R. Cobb, Dean Daughtry, Robert Nix

On May 16, 1966.

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On May 16, 1966, “Columbia” label released “Blonde on Blonde”, the seventh Bob Dylan studio. It was recorded October 5, 1965; November 30, 1965; and January 25, 1966, at “Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios” in New York; February 14–17 and March 8–10, 1966, at “Columbia Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Bob Johnston. “Blonde on Blonde” completed Dylan’s trilogy of albums that he recorded in 1965 and 1966 (Bringing It All Back Home and Highway 61 Revisited).  In 1974, “NME” magazine ranked “Blonde on Blonde” at number 2 on its list of “The Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 9 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personne

  • Bob Dylan– vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano
  • Bill Aikins– keyboards
  • Wayne Butler– trombone
  • Kenneth Buttrey– drums
  • Rick Dankoor Bill Lee – bass guitar
  • Bobby Gregg– drums
  • Paul Griffin– piano
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • Al Kooper– organ, guitar
  • Charlie McCoy– bass guitar, guitar, harmonica, trumpet
  • Wayne Moss– guitar, vocals
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano, keyboards
  • Robbie Robertson– guitar, vocals
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass guitar
  • Joe South– bass guitar, guitar

Track listing

All tracks by Bob Dylan

  1. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
  2. Pledging My Time
  3. Visions of Johanna
  4. One of us Must Know
  5. Most Likely You Go Away
  6. Temporary Like Achilles
  7. Absolutely Sweet Marie
  8. 4thAround
  9. Obviously 5 Believers

On January 17, 1966.

Sounds of Silence

On January 17, 1966, “Columbia” label released “Sounds of Silence” the second Simon & Garfunkel studio album. It was recorded March 1964 – December 1965, and was produced by Bob Johnston. In 2013, the album was inducted in the “Library of Congress in the National Recording Registry”, due to its “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”

Personnel:

  • Paul Simon: lead vocals, guitar
  • Art Garfunkel: lead vocals
  • Fred Carter, Jr.: guitar
  • Larry Knechtel: keyboards
  • Glen Campbell: guitar
  • Joe South: guitar
  • Joe Osborn: bass guitar
  • Hal Blaine: drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Simon, except where noted.

  1. The Sound of Silence
  2. Leaves That Are Green
  3. Blessed
  4. Kathy’s Song
  5. Somewhere They Can’t Find Me
  6. Anji – Davey Graham
  7. Homeward Bound
  8. Richard Cory
  9. A Most Peculiar Man
  10. April Com She Will
  11. We’ve Got a Groovy Thing Goin
  12. I Am A Rock