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In May 1971.

In May 1971, “Reprise” label released “Summer Side of Life”, the seventh Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded December 1970 – April 1971, at “Woodland Sound Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Roy M. “Junior” Huskey – acoustic bass
  • James Rolleston – bass guitar
  • Henry Strzelecki – bass guitar
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey – drums
  • Buddy Harman – drums
  • Jim Isbell – drums
  • David Brown – percussion
  • Farrel Morris – percussion
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Vassar Clements – violin
  • The Jordanaires (Gordon Stoker, Neal Matthews, Hoyt Hawkins, Ray Walker) – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. 10 Degrees and Getting Colder
  2. Miguel
  3. Go My Way
  4. Summer Side of Life
  5. Cotton Jenny
  6. Talking in Your Sleep
  7. Nous Vivons Ensemble
  8. Same Old Loverman
  9. Redwood Hill
  10. Love and Maple Syrup
  11. Cabaret

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “EMI” label released “Sanctuary”, the eighth J. Geils Band studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Longview Farms” in North Brookfield, Massachusetts, “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Seth Justman and Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf– vocals
  • John Geils– guitar
  • Magic Dick– harmonica
  • Seth Justman– vocals, keyboards
  • Danny Klein– bass
  • Stephen Bladd – vocals, drums
  • Paula Bisacca – layout design
  • David Brown, David Hewitt, Jon Mathias, Kooster McAllister, Frank Pavlich, David Thoener – engineer
  • Jesse Henderson, Jon Mathias – assistant engineer
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • Joe Brescio, Elliot Federman – mastering
  • Mike Ragogna – project director
  • David Richman – production coordionator
  • Seth Justman – arranger
  • Alen MacWeeney, Rob Van Petten – photography
  • John Tobler – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Seth Justman and Peter Wolf, except where noted.

  1. I Could Hurt You
  2. One Last Kiss
  3. Take it Back
  4. Sanctuary
  5. Teresa
  6. Wild Man
  7. I Can’t Believe You
  8. I Don’t Hang Around Much Anymore
  9. Just Can’t Stop Me

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Columbia” label released “Down Two Then Left”, the eighth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Hollywood Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Ray Parker, Jr.– guitar
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Jay Graydon– guitar
  • Jai Winding – acoustic piano
  • Michael Omartian– keyboards, accordion, marimba, horn arrangements, string arrangements, conductor
  • David Hungate, Scott Edwards – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, timbales
  • Bobbye Hall– bongos, congas
  • Alan Estes – congas
  • Don Menza, Ernie Watts– saxophone
  • Fred Selden – saxophone, flute
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Dana Hughes – trombone
  • Barbara Korn, David Duke – French horn
  • Victor Feldman– claves, vibraphone
  • Sidney Sharp – concertmaster
  • Carolyn Willis, Jim Gilstrap, John Lehman, Zedric Turnbough, Venetta Fields, Roy Galloway, Phyllis Saint James, Terry Evans, Bobby King, Eldridge King, Julia Tillman Waters, Myrna Matthews, Stan Farber, Jim Haas– backing vocals
  • Tom Perry – engineer
  • Mike Reese – mastering
  • Nancy Donald – design
  • Guy Bourdin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs; except where noted.

  1. Still Falling for You
  2. Hard Times
  3. A Clue
  4. Whatcha Gonna Tell Your Man – Boz Scaggs, Jai Winding
  5. We’re Waiting- Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  6. Hollywood – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  7. Then She Walked Away – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  8. Gimme the Goods – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  9. 1993 – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  10. Tomorrow Never Came/Tomorrow Never Came (reprise)

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Columbia” label released “Head to the Sky”, the fourth Earth, Wind & Fire studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Clover Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Wissert. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Verdine White– vocals, bass, percussion
  • Philip Bailey– vocals, congas, percussion
  • Maurice White– vocals, drums, kalimba, leader
  • Jessica Cleaves – vocals
  • Johnny Graham – guitar, percussion
  • Al McKay – guitar, sitar, percussion
  • Larry Dunn– clarinet, piano, organ
  • Ralph Johnson– drums, percussion
  • Andrew Woolfolk– soprano saxophone, flute
  • Oscar Braschear – trumpet
  • Arranged by Earth, Wind and Fire
  • Robert Appère – engineer, mixing
  • Lee Lawrence – cover design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Evil – Phillip Bailey, Maurice White
  2. Keep Your Head to the Sky – Maurice White
  3. Build Your Nest – Maurice White, Verdine White
  4. The World’s a Masquerade – Skip Scarborough
  5. Clover – Larry Dunn, Maurice White
  6. Zanzibar – Edu Lobo

 

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Reprise” label released “Sit Down Young Stranger”, the sixth Gordon Lightfoot album.  It was recorded September-December 1968, at “Sunwest Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Red Shea – guitar
  • Ry Cooder- guitar, mandolin
  • Rick Haynes – bass
  • Van Dyke Parks- harmonium
  • John Sebastian- guitar, harmonica
  • Nick DeCaro – string arrangements
  • Randy Newman- string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot; except where noted

  1. Minstrel of the Dawn
  2. Me and Bobby McGee – Kris Kristofferson, Fred Foster
  3. Approaching Lavender
  4. Saturday Clothes
  5. Cobwebs & Dust
  6. Poor Little Allison
  7. Sit Down Young Stranger
  8. If You Could Read My Mind
  9. Baby It’s Alright
  10. Your Love’s Return (Song for Stephen Foster)
  11. The Pony Man