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In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Columbia” label released “Marrying Maiden”, the second It’s a Beautiful Day studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Pacific High Recording Studios” and “Wally Heider Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by Brent Dangerfield, David LaFlamme, Hal Wagenet, Fred Webb, Mitchell Holman, Val Fuentes and Pattie Santos.

Personnel:

  • David LaFlamme – lead vocals, violin, guitar, flute
  • Hal Wagenet – guitar
  • Fred Webb – vocals, keyboards, French horn
  • Mitchell Holman – bass, jew’s harp, backing vocals
  • Val Fuentes – drums, backing vocals
  • Pattie Santos – vocals, percussion
  • Jerry Garcia – pedal steel guitar, banjo
  • Richard Olsen – clarinet
  • David Brown, John Fiore – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Don And Dewey – David LaFlamme
  2. The Dolphins – Fred Neil
  3. Essence Of Now – Mitchell Holman
  4. Hoedown – David LaFlamme
  5. Soapstone Mountain – David LaFlamme
  6. Waiting For The Song – Hal Wagenet
  7. Let A Woman Flow – David LaFlamme, Pattie Santos
  8. It Comes Right Down To You – Fred Webb, Robert Lewis
  9. Good Lovin’ – Fred Webb, Mitchell Holman
  10. Galileo – Hal Wagenet
  11. Do You Remember The Sun? – Fred Webb, Robert Lewis

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Columbia” label released the second, self-titled Loggins and Messina album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Columbia Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jim Messina and Kenny Loggins.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Loggins- vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica, acoustic guitar
  • Jim Messina- vocals, lead guitar, electric mandolin, acoustic guitar
  • Merel Bregante – backing vocals, drums
  • Lester “Al” Garth – violin, recorder, alto and tenor saxophone
  • Jon Clarke – flute, oboe, recorder, baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Larry Sims – backing vocals, bass
  • Michael Omartian- Hammond organ, piano, harmonium, clavinet, tack piano, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Rusty Young- dobro
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Engineer: John Fiore
  • Photography: Jim Marshall, Marsha Reed

Track listing:

  1. Good Friend – Jim Messina
  2. Whiskey – Kenny Loggins
  3. Your Mama Don’t Dance – Jim Loggins, Kenny Messina
  4. Long Tail Cat – Jim Loggins
  5. Golden Ribbons – Kenny Messina
  6. Thinking of You – Jim Messina
  7. Just Before the News – Jim Messina
  8. Till the Ends Meet – Kenny Loggins
  9. Holiday Hotel – Jim Messina, Al Garth
  10. Lady of My Heart – Kenny Loggins
  11. Angry Eyes – Kenny Loggins, Jim Messina

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, third Santana studio album. It was recorded January – July 1971, at “Columbia Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, David Brown, Michael Shrieve, José “Chepito” Areas and Mike Carabello. It was the band last album by the Woodstock-era lineup.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana– guitar, vocals
  • Gregg Rolie– lead vocals, keyboards, piano
  • Neal Schon– guitar
  • David Brown– bass, engineer
  • Michael Shrieve– drums, percussion
  • José “Chepito” Areas– percussion, conga, timbales, drums
  • Mike Carabello– percussion, conga, tambourine, vocals
  • Rico Reyes – percussion, vocals, lead vocals
  • Thomas “Coke” Escovedo– percussion, vocals
  • Luis Gasca – trumpet
  • Mario Ochoa – piano solo
  • Tower of Power– horn section
  • Linda Tillery– background vocals
  • Greg Errico– tambourine
  • John Fiore – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Batuka – José Areas, David Brown, Michael Carabello, Gregg Rolie, Michael Shrieve
  2. No One to Depend On – Michael Carabello, Coke Escovedo, Gregg Rolie
  3. Taboo – José Areas, Gregg Rolie
  4. Toussaint L’Overture – José Areas, David Brown, Michael Carabello, Gregg Rolie, Carlos Santana, Michael Shrieve
  5. Everybody’s Everything – Milton Brown, Tyrone Moss, Carlos Santana
  6. Guajira – José Areas, David Brown, Rico Reyes
  7. Jungle Strut – Gene Ammons
  8. Everything’s Coming Our Way – Carlos Santana
  9. Para los Rumberos – Tito Puente

 

 

 

 

In March 1972.

In March 1972, “Columbia” label released “Powerglide”, the second New Riders of the Purple Sage album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Stephen Barncard. The cover artwork was by Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse.

Personnel:

  • John Dawson– acoustic and electric rhythm guitars, vocals
  • David Nelson– lead guitar, vocals
  • Dave Torbert– bass, vocals, electric rhythm and acoustic guitar, piano, lead vocals
  • Buddy Cage– pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • Spencer Dryden– drums, percussion, broom, whistle, whoopee
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Jerry Garcia– banjo; piano
  • Billy Kreutzmann– percussion
  • Peoples chorus – Nelson, McDuke, Buddy, Judy, Steve
  • Riderettes – our boys in drag
  • Engineer – John Fiore
  • Second engineer – George Beauregard
  • Mastering – Bob McCloud
  • Inside artwork – Lore Shoberg

Track listing:

  1. Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud, Loud Music) – Joe Maphis, Max Fidler, Rose Lee Maphis
  2. Rainbow – John Dawson
  3. California Day – Dave Torbert
  4. Sweet Lovin’ One – John Dawson
  5. Lochinvar – John Dawson
  6. I Don’t Need No Doctor – Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead
  7. Contract – Dave Torbert
  8. Runnin’ Back to You – John Dawson
  9. Hello Mary Lou – Gene Pitney, Cayet Mangiaracina
  10. Duncan and Brady – trad., arranged John Koerner
  11. Willie and the Hand Jive – Johnny Otis