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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released “The Lady’s Not for Sale”, the third Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios” and “Sunset Sound “ in Los Angeles   and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Rita Coolidge – vocals
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Al Kooper – lead guitar
  • John Sebastian – harmonica
  • Jerry McGee – acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Leadon – guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel and National slide guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Booker T. Jones – flute, background vocals
  • Carl Radle – bass
  • Lee Sklar – bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums, percussion

The Dixie Flyers

  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow – pedal steel guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Sammy Creason – drums
  • Marc Benno – arrangements                                                                                
  • Kris Kristofferson – backing vocals, arrangement
  • Priscilla Jones, Donna Weiss, Venetta Fields, Sherlie Matthews, Maxine Willard – backing vocals
  • Glyn Johns, John Haeny, Richie Moore – recording engineer
  • David Anderle – mixing
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – design
  • Bob Jenkins – front and back cover photography

Track listing:

  1. My Crew – Priscilla Jones, Booker T. Jones
  2. Fever – Johnny Davenport, Eddie Cooley
  3. Bird on a Wire – Leonard Cohen
  4. I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight – Bob Dylan
  5. A Woman Left Lonely – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  6. Whiskey Whiskey – Tom Ghent
  7. Everybody Loves a Winner – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  8. Donut Man – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno
  9. Inside of Me – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno, Mike Utley
  10. The Lady’s Not for Sale – Kris Kristofferson, Carol Pugh

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

In february 1969.

In February 1969, “Verve” label released “Tim Hardin 4”, the fourth Tim Hardin album. It was recorded in July 1964, and was produced by Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hardin – vocals, guitar
  • John Sebastian – harmonica
  • Bob Bushnell – bass
  • Sticks Evans – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Hardin except where noted.

  1. Airmobile
  2. Whiskey, Whiskey
  3. Seventh Son – Willie Dixon
  4. How Long
  5. Danville Dame
  6. Ain’t Gonna Do Without (Part I)
  7. Ain’t Gonna Do Without (Part II)
  8. House of the Rising Sun – traditional
  9. Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
  10. I Can’t Slow Down
  11. Hello Baby

On May 30, 2000.

On May 30, 2000, “Roadrunner” label released “Groovin’”, the third Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Bill Wyman and Terry Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Bill Wyman– bass, arrangements
  • Terry Taylor– lead, rhythm and acoustic guitar
  • Graham Broad– drums
  • Ray Cooper– percussion
  • Albert Lee– lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Martin Taylor–lead guitar
  • Mick Taylor– lead and slide guitar
  • Andy Fairweather Low– lead-guitar
  • Tommy Emmanuel– lead, slide, acoustic and rhythm guitar
  • Georgie Fame– lead vocals, organ, piano
  • Dave Hartley – piano lead vocals,
  • Nick Payn – harmonica, horns
  • Frank Mead – horns
  • Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Jerry Portnoy– harmonica
  • Chris Hall – accordion
  • Gerry Hogan – pedal steel guitar
  • Anthony Kerr– vibraphone
  • Eddie Hession – accordion
  • Beverley Skeete – lead and backing vocals
  • Adrian Byron Burns – lead vocals
  • Anita Kelsey, Sara Skeete, Janice Hoyte, Keeley Coburn, Melanie Redmond, Susie Webb, Zoe Nicholas – backing vocals
  • Nick Payn – horn arrangements
  • Brian Tench – mixing
  • Stuart Epps – engineer
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Russ Kane – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Tell You a Secret – Bill Wyman, Terry Taylor
  2. Groovin’ – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  3. Rough Cut Diamond – Bill Wyman, Terry Taylor
  4. Mood Swing – Keith Sewell, Nial Toner, Wendy Buckner
  5. Hole in the Wall – Bull Wyman, Terry Taylor
  6. Can’t Get My Rest at Night – J. David Ray
  7. I Put a Spell on You – Jay Hawkins
  8. Tomorrow Night – Bill Wyman
  9. I Want to Be Evil – Judson, Taylor
  10. Rhythm King – Georgie Fame
  11. Daydream – John Sebastian
  12. Oh! Baby – Barbara Linda Ozen
  13. Streamline Woman – Bill Wyman, Terry Taylor
  14. Yesterdays – Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach

On November 27, 1971.

On November 27, 1971, “RCA” label released “Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be”, the debut  Sweet album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Nova Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Wainman.

Personnel:

  • Brian Connolly— lead vocals
  • Steve Priest— bass guitar, lead and backing vocals,
  • Andy Scott— guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker— drums, backing vocals
  • John Roberts — bass
  • Phil Wainman— drums, percussion
  • Pip Williams— guitar, arrangement
  • Fiachra Trench- arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn except where noted.

  1. Co-Co
  2. Chop Chop
  3. Reflections – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr.
  4. Honeysuckle Love – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker
  5. Santa Monica Sunshine
  6. Daydream – John Sebastian
  7. Funny Funny
  8. Tom Tom Turnaround
  9. Jeanie – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker
  10. Sunny Sleeps Late
  11. Spotlight – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker

In July 1966.

In July 1966, “Verve Forecast” label released “Tim Hardin 1”, the debut Tim Hardin album. It was recorded May – November 1964, December 1965, and was produced by Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hardin – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Gary Burton– vibraphone
  • Bob Bushnell– bass
  • Earl Palmer, Buddy Saltzman– drums
  • Jon Wilcox – drums
  • John Sebastian– harmonica
  • Phil Kraus – background vocals
  • Walter Yost – bass
  • Artie Butler– string arrangements
  • Val Valentin– engineer
  • Lisa Bachelis – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Hardin.

  1. Don’t Make Promises
  2. Green Rocky Road
  3. Smugglin’ Man
  4. How Long
  5. While You’re On Your Way
  6. It’ll Never Happen Again
  7. Reason to Believe
  8. Never Too Far
  9. Part of the Wind
  10. Ain’t Gonna Do Without
  11. Misty Roses
  12. How Can We Hang On to a Dream?

In November 1969

In November 1969, “Regal Zonophone” label released “Joe Cocker!”, the second Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “A&M Studios” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Denny Cordell and Leon Russell.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker– vocals
  • Chris Stainton– piano, organ, guitar
  • Alan Spenner– bass
  • Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Henry McCullough– guitar
  • Leon Russell– piano, organ, guitar
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Merry Clayton, Bonnie Bramlett, Rita Coolidge, Patrice Holloway, Sherlie Matthews– background vocals
  • Henry Lewy, Brian Ingoldsby – engineers
  • Glyn Johns – remix, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Dear Landlord – Bob Dylan
  2. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. She Came in Through the Bathroom Window – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Hitchcock Railway – Don Dunn, Tony McCashen
  6. That’s Your Business Now – Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton
  7. Something – George Harrison
  8. Delta Lady – Leon Russell
  9. Hello, Little Friend – Leon Russell
  10. Darling Be Home Soon – John Sebastian

In November 1966.

In November 1966, “Kama Sutra” label released “Hums of the Lovin’ Spoonful”, the third studio and fourth overall Lovin’ Spoonful album. It was recorded in 1966, at “Bell Sound Studios” and “Columbia Studios”, and was produced by  Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • John Sebastian– lead and backing vocals, guitar, 12-string guitar, autoharp, piano, organ, ocarina, pedal steel guitar, Irish harp
  • Zal Yanovsky– electric and acoustic guitars, backing and lead vocals,  banjo, slide whistle
  • Steve Boone– electric and double basses, piano, organ, percussion
  • Joe Butler– drums, backing and lead vocals, percussion
  • Henry Diltz– clarinet
  • Artie Schroeck– electric piano
  • Larry Hankin – Jew’s harp
  • Engineered by Roy Halee
  • Photography by Henry Diltz

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sebastian except where noted.

  1. Lovin’ You
  2. Bes’ Friends
  3. Voodoo in My Basement
  4. Darlin’ Companion
  5. Henry Thomas
  6. Full Measure – Steve Boone, John Sebastian
  7. Rain on the Roof
  8. Coconut Grove – John Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky
  9. Nashville Cats
  10. 4 Eyes
  11. Summer in the City – John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, Steve Boone

In November 1965.

In November 1965, “Kama Sutra” label released “Do You Believe in Magic”, the debut  Lovin’ Spoonful album. It was recorded June – September, and was produced Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • John Sebastian– vocals, guitar, autoharp, harmonica, organ
  • Steve Boone– bass, vocals
  • Joe Butler– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Zal Yanovsky– electric and acoustic guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Do You Believe in Magic – John Sebastian
  2. Blues in the Bottle – traditional
  3. Sportin’ Life – traditional
  4. My Gal – traditional
  5. You Baby – Barry Mann, Phil Spector, Cynthia Weil
  6. Fishin’ Blues – traditional
  7. Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind? – John Sebastian
  8. Wild About My Lovin’ – traditional
  9. Other Side of This Life – Fred Neil
  10. Younger Girl – John Sebastian
  11. On the Road Again – John Sebastian
  12. Night Owl Blues – Steve Boone, Joe Butler, Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky

In September 1965.

In September 1965, “Elektra” label released “Fifth Album”, the fourth Judy Collins album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Mark Abramson.

Personnel:

  • Judy Collins – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Richard Fariña– dulcimer
  • Chuck Israels– bass, cello
  • Danny Kalb – guitar
  • Bill Lee– bass
  • John Sebastian– harmonica
  • Robert Sylvester – cello
  • Bill Takas – bass
  • Eric Weissberg– guitar, background vocals
  • Jerry Dodgion – flute
  • Jac Holzman- production supervisor
  • William S. Harvey – cover design
  • Jim Frawley – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Pack Up Your Sorrows – Richard Fariña
  2. The Coming of the Roads -Billy Edd Wheeler
  3. So Early, Early in the Spring – traditional
  4. Tomorrow is a Long Time -Bob Dylan
  5. Daddy You’ve Been on My Mind – Bob Dylan
  6. Thirsty Boots -Eric Andersen
  7. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
  8. Lord Gregory – traditional
  9. In the Heat of the Summer – Phil Ochs
  10. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot
  11. Carry It On – Gil Turner
  12. It Isn’t Nice  (live) – Malvina Reynolds