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In December 1968.

In December 1968, “Elektra” label released “The Circle Game”, the sixth Tom Rush album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Arthur Gorson.

Personnel:

  • Tom Rush– guitar, vocals
  • Hugh McCracken, Don Thomas, Eric Gale – electric guitar
  • Jonathan Raskin – acoustic guitar, bass
  • Bruce Langhorne– acoustic guitar
  • Joe Grimm – saxophone
  • Joe Mack, Bob Bushnell– bass
  • Paul Harris– keyboards
  • Buddy Lucas– saxophone
  • Herb Lovelle, Bernard Purdie, Richie Ritz – drums
  • Paul Harris– arrangements
  • Bruce Botnick, Brooks Arthur – engineer
  • Jac Holzman– production supervisor
  • Zal Schreiber – mastering
  • Linda Eastman (McCartney) – photography
  • William S. Harvey – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Tin Angel – Joni Mitchell
  2. Something in the Way She Moves – James Taylor
  3. Urge for Going – Joni Mitchell
  4. Sunshine, Sunshine – James Taylor
  5. The Glory of Love – Billy Hill
  6. Shadow Dream Song – Jackson Browne
  7. The Circle Game – Joni Mitchell
  8. So Long – Charlie Rich
  9. Rockport Sunday – Tom Rush
  10. No Regrets – Tom Rush
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In November 1976.

In November 1976, “Asylum” label released “Hejira”, the eighth Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joni Mitchell. In 1991, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 11 on its list of the “Greatest Album Covers of all Time”. In 2000, “Spex” magazine critics voted it the 55th greatest album of the 20th century.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Larry Carlton– electric and acoustic guitar
  • Jaco Pastorius– bass guitar
  • Max Bennett– bass guitar
  • Chuck Domanico– double bass
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone
  • Neil Young– harmonica
  • Abe Most– clarinet
  • Chuck Findley, Tom Scott– horns
  • Henry Lewy– production, recording, mixing
  • Steve Katz– assistant production, mixing
  • Keith Williamson – art direction
  • Joel Bernstein, Norman Seeff– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell.

  1. Coyote
  2. Amelia
  3. Furry Sings the Blues
  4. Hejira
  5. Song for Sharon
  6. Black Crow
  7. Blue Motel Room
  8. Refugee of the Roads

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “Mooncrest” label released “Loud ‘n’ Proud”, the fourth Nazareth studio album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Dan McCafferty- lead vocals
  • Darrell Sweet- percussion, drums, backing vocals
  • Pete Agnew- bass guitar, Fuzz bass, backing vocals
  • Manny Charlton(Manuel Charlton) – lead, slide and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Roger Glover- bass guitar, percussion
  • Mike Brown, Robert M. Corich – remastering
  • Geoff Emerick, Bob Harper, John Mills – engineers
  • Dave Field – sleeve

Track listing:

All lyrics by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet, except otherwise noted.

  1. Go Down Fighting
  2. Not Faking It
  3. Turn On Your Receiver
  4. Teenage Nervous Breakdown – Lowell George
  5. Free Wheeler
  6. This Flight Tonight – Joni Mitchell
  7. Child in the Sun
  8. The Ballad of Hollis Brown – Bob Dylan

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Asylum” label released “For the Roses”, the fifth Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell — vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tom Scott— woodwinds, reeds
  • Wilton Felder— bass
  • Russ Kunkel— drums
  • Bobbye Hall— percussion
  • Bobby Notkoff— strings
  • James Burton— electric guitar
  • Graham Nash— harmonica
  • Stephen Stills— rock and roll band
  • Henry Lewy- sound engineer, production guidance
  • Anthony Hudson – art direction, design
  • Joel Bernstein- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell.

  1. Banquet
  2. Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire
  3. Barangrill
  4. Lesson in Survival
  5. Let the Wind Carry Me
  6. For the Roses
  7. See You Sometime
  8. Electricity
  9. You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio
  10. Blonde in the Bleachers
  11. Woman of Heart and Mind
  12. Judgement of the Moon and Stars (Ludwig’s Tune)

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Asylum” label released “For Everyman”, the second Jackson Browne studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sunset Sound” and “Studio One” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jackson Browne. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number at 457 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, rhythm guitar
  • David Crosby– harmony vocals
  • Craig Doerge– piano
  • Wilton Felder– bass guitar
  • Glenn Frey– harmony vocals
  • Doug Haywood – bass, harmony vocals
  • Don Henley– harmony vocals
  • Rockaday Johnnie (Elton John) – piano
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • David Lindley– acoustic guitar, electric fiddle, electric guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Gary Mallaber– drums
  • Mickey McGee– drums
  • Joni Mitchell– electric piano
  • Spooner Oldham– organ
  • David Paich– piano
  • Bill Payne– piano
  • Bonnie Raitt– harmony vocals
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • John Haeny– engineer
  • Al Schmitt– engineer, mixing
  • Kent Nebergall, Rick Tarantini – assistant engineer
  • Greg Ladanyi– mastering
  • Anthony Hudson – art direction, design
  • Alan F. Blumenthal – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted:

  1. Take It Easy – Jackson Browne, Glenn Frey
  2. Our Lady of the Well
  3. Colors of the Sun
  4. I Thought I Was a Child
  5. These Days
  6. Redneck Friend
  7. The Times You’ve Come
  8. Ready or Not
  9. Sing My Songs to Me
  10. For Everyman

 

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Polydor” label released “Van Ronk”, the tenth Dave Van Ronk album. It was recorded December 1970 – May 1971, at “Sound Exchange Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Dave Woods.

Personnel:

  • Dave Van Ronk – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Dave Woods – arrangements
  • Engineered by Steve Katz
  • Cover Art by Anne Friedman
  • Morale by Joanne Grace
  • Spiritual – John Jameson

Track listing:

  1. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  2. Fox’s Minstrel Show – Michael Small
  3. Port of Amsterdam – Jacques Brel, Eric Blau, Mort Shuman
  4. Fat Old John – Peter Stampfel
  5. Urge for Going – Joni Mitchell
  6. Random Canyon – Peter Stampfel
  7. I Think It’s Going to Rain Today – Randy Newman
  8. Gaslight Rag -Dave Van Ronk
  9. Honey Hair – Dave Van Ronk
  10. Legend of the Dead Soldier – Bertolt Brecht, Eric Bentley
  11. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive – Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen

On June 23, 2009.

On June 23, 2009, “Great Depression” label released “In Living Cover”, the second  Jay Brannan studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Jay Brannan and Drew Brody.

Personnel:

  • Jay Brannan – singing, guitar, bass, kashaka, piano
  • Greg Heffernan – cello
  • Scott Starrett – piano arrangement
  • Drew Brody – mixing, recording
  • Mark Chalecki – mastering
  • Pedro Fanti and Beatriz Milhomem – album artwork
  • Clark – photography

Track listing:

  1. Beautifully – Jay Brannan
  2. Say It’s Possible – Terra Naomi
  3. All I Want – Joni Mitchell
  4. Blowin’ in the Wind – Bob Dylan
  5. The Freshmen – The Verve Pipe
  6. Good Mother – Jann Arden
  7. Both Hands – Ani Difranco
  8. Zombie – The Cranberries
  9. Drowning – Jay Brannan