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In May 1979.

In May 1979, “A&M” label released “Rhapsodies”, the ninth Rick Wakeman album. It was recorded 1978-1979, at “La Grange Studios” and “Mountain Studios” in Switzerland, and was produced by Tony Visconti.

Personnel:

  • Rick Wakeman – keyboards, likely vocals, vocoder
  • Bruce Lynch- bass guitars
  • Frank Gibson, Jr.- drums and percussion
  • Nico Ramsden – electric guitar
  • Tony Visconti- acoustic guitar, engineer
  • David K. Richards- assistant engineer
  • Michael Ross – album design
  • Paul Wakefield – photography

Track listing:

All track s by Rick Wakeman, except where noted.

  1. Pedra da Gavea
  2. Front Line
  3. Bombay Duck
  4. Animal Showdown (Yes We Have No Bananas) – Rick Wakeman,Frank Silver, Irving Cohn
  5. Big Ben
  6. Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin; arranged by Tony Visconti
  7. Wooly Willy Tango
  8. The Pulse
  9. Swan Lager – music fromTchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” and Grieg’s pianoforte “Concerto in A Minor”; arranged and adapted by Rick Wakeman
  10. March of the Gladiators
  11. Flacons de Neige
  12. The Flasher
  13. The Palais
  14. Stand-By
  15. Sea Horses
  16. Half Holiday
  17. Summertime – George Gershwin,DuBose Heyward; arranged by Rick Wakeman
  18. Credits
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In May 1978.

In May 1978, “Capitol” label released “Welcome Home”, the tenth Carole King album. It was recorded in January 1978 at “Sound Labs” in Hollywood, and was produced by Carole King and Norm Kinney.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – vocals, background vocals, string arrangements
  • Robert McEntee – guitar, background vocals
  • Mark Hallman- guitars, background vocals
  • Rob Galloway – bass, background vocals
  • Michael Wooten – drums
  • Miguel Rivera – congas, percussion
  • Richard Hardy – flute, saxophone, clarinet, vocals
  • George Bohanon- trombone, horn arrangement
  • Dick “Slyde” Hyde- trombone
  • Ernie Watts- saxophone
  • Nolan Andrew Smith, Jr – trumpet, fluegelhorn
  • Oscar Brashear- trumpet, fluegelhorn
  • Charles Veal, Jr. – concertmaster, violin
  • Israel Baker- violin
  • Frank Foster – violin
  • William H. Henderson – violin
  • Marcia Van Dyke – violin
  • Dorothy Wade – violin
  • John Wittenberg – violin
  • Kenneth Yerke – violin
  • Rollice Dale – viola
  • Denyse Buffum – viola
  • Dennis Karmazyn – cello
  • Ronald Cooper – cello
  • The Trio on “Changes” was played by Charles Veal, Rollice Dale, Dennis Karmazyn
  • Bob Harrington – hammer dulcimer
  • Anne Golia – tamboura
  • Georgia Kelly – harp
  • Rick Evers – cowbell
  • Carole King, Mark Hallman, Robert McEntee, Richard Hardy, Stephanie Spruill, Alexandra Brown, Ann White – choir
  • Engineered by Norm Kinney, Linda Tyler and Steve Katz
  • Roy Reynolds – photography
  • Roy Kohara and Roy Reynolds – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King except where noted.

  1. Main Street Saturday Night
  2. Sunbird – Carole King, Rick Evers
  3. Venusian Diamond – Carole King, Rick Evers, Mark Hallman, Robert McEntee, Robb Galloway, Miguel Rivera, Richard Hardy, Michael Wooten
  4. Changes
  5. Morning Sun
  6. Disco Tech – Carole King, Mark Hallman, Robert McEntee, Robb Galloway, Miguel Rivera, Michael Wooten, Richard Hardy
  7. Wings of Love – Carole King, Rick Evers
  8. Ride the Music
  9. Everybody’s Got the Spirit
  10. Welcome Home

 

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “ABC Records” label released “Rags To Rufus”, the second Rufus studio album. It was recorded 1973-1974, at “Quantum Studios” in Torrance, California, and was produced by Chaka Khan, Dennis Beifield, André Fischer, Kevin Murphy, Al Ciner, Ron Stockert and Bob Monaco. The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Chaka Khan– lead vocals, background vocals
  • Dennis Belfield – background vocals, bass
  • André Fischer – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Kevin Murphy– organ, clavinet, background vocals
  • Al Ciner– electric & acoustic guitars, background vocals
  • Ron Stockert – lead vocals, keyboards, background vocals
  • Tony Maiden – guitar, vocals, talk box
  • Nate Morgan – keyboards
  • Clare Fischer– orchestration
  • Don Sciarrotta – chief recording & re-mix engineer
  • Tony Sciarrotta – assistant engineer
  • Vic Zaslow – audio mastering
  • Ron Stockert, Dennis Belfield, Al Ciner – string & horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. You Got the Love – Chaka Khan, Ray Parker, Jr.
  2. I Got the Right Street (But the Wrong Direction) – Ron Stockert
  3. Walkin’ in the Sun – Jeff Barry
  4. Rags to Rufus – Kevin Murphy, André Fischer, Chaka Khan, Ron Stockert, Dennis Belfield, Al Ciner
  5. Swing Down Chariot – Kevin Murphy, André Fischer, Chaka Khan, Ron Stockert, Dennis Belfield, Al Ciner
  6. Sideways – Kevin Murphy, André Fischer, Chaka Khan, Ron Stockert, Dennis Belfield, Al Ciner
  7. Ain’t Nothin’ But a Maybe – Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
  8. Tell Me Something Good – Stevie Wonder
  9. Look Through My Eyes – Dennis Belfield
  10. “In Love We Grow – Dennis Belfield
  11. Smokin’ Room – Dennis Belfield

In May 1969.

In May 1969, “Vanguard” label released “David’s Album”, the eleventh Joan Baez album. It was recorded in September 1968, at “CBS Studios: in Nashville, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Fred Carter, Jr.– mandolin
  • Pete Drake– pedal steel guitar
  • Johnny Gimble– fiddle
  • Roy Huskey, Jr.– bass
  • Tommy Jackson– fiddle
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • Jerry Reed– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar, dobro
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Harold Rugg – guitar, dobro
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums

Track listing:

  1. If I Knew – Nina Dusheck, Pauline Marden
  2. Rock Salt and Nails – Bruce Utah Phillips
  3. Glad Bluebird of Happiness – Darryl Skrabak
  4. Green, Green Grass of Home – Curly Putman
  5. Will the Circle be Unbroken – traditional
  6. The Tramp on the Street – traditional
  7. Poor Wayfaring Stranger – Traditional
  8. Just a Closer Walk With Thee – Traditional
  9. Hickory Wind – Gram Parsons, Bob Buchanan
  10. My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains – P. Carter, Tom Ashley

 

In May 1969.

In May 1969, “Josie” label released the debut, self-titled Meters album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Allen Toussaint and Marshall Sehorn.

Personnel:

  • Art Neville– organ, keyboards, composer
  • Ziggy Modeliste– drums, composer
  • Leo Nocentelli– guitar, composer
  • George Porter Jr.– bass guitar, composer
  • Janie Gans – art supervisor
  • Jake Kennedy – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Art Neville, Ziggy Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli and George Porter, Jr., except where noted.

  1. Cissy Strut
  2. Here Comes the Meter Man
  3. Cardova
  4. Live Wire
  5. Art
  6. Sophisticated Cissy
  7. Ease Back
  8. 6V6 LA
  9. Sehorn’s Farm
  10. Ann
  11. Stormy – Buddy Buie, R. Cobb
  12. Sing a Simple Song – Sly Stone

In May 1969.

In May 1969, “Capitol” label released “California Bloodlines”, the second John Stewart studio album.  It was recorded in 1969, in Nashville, and was produced by Nik Venet. “Rolling Stone” magazine named “California Bloodlines” as of one of the 200 best albums of all time.

Personnel:

  • John Stewart– guitar
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey– drums
  • Fred Carter, Jr.– guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Charlie McCoy– harmonica
  • Lloyd Green– pedal steel
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Rick Rankin – cover photo
  • Henry Diltz– liner photo

Track listing:

All tracks by John Stewart.

  1. California Bloodlines
  2. Razor-Back Woman
  3. She Believes in Me
  4. Omaha Rainbow
  5. The Pirates of Stone County Road
  6. Shackles and Chains
  7. Mother Country
  8. Some Lonesome Picker
  9. You Can’t Look Back
  10. Missouri Birds
  11. July, You’re a Woman
  12. Never Goin’ Back

On May 2, 1966.

On May 2, 1966, “Capitol” label released “Dust on Mother’s Bible”, the eleventh Buck Owens and his Buckaroos studio album. It was recorded in November 1965, at “Capitol Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ken Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Buck Owens – guitar, vocals
  • Don Rich– guitar, fiddle, vocals
  • Tom Brumley– pedal steel guitar
  • Willie Cantu – drums
  • Bobby Austin – bass
  • Doyle Holly– guitar, vocals
  • Wayne Stong – drums
  • Red Simpson – guitar
  • George French, Jr. – piano

Track listing:

  1. Pray Every Day – Buck Owens, Red Simpson
  2. When Jesus Calls All His Children In – Buck Owens, Red Simpson
  3. I’ll Go to the Church Again With Momma – Buck Owens, Red Simpson
  4. Bring It to Jesus – Buck Owens, Bonnie Owens
  5. Jesus Saved Me – Buck Owens, Red Simpson
  6. Would You Be Ready? – Don Rich
  7. Dust on Mother’s Bible – Buck Owens
  8. Satan’s Gotta Get Along Without Me – Buck Owens, Red Simpson
  9. Where Would I Be Without Jesus – Don Sessions
  10. Eternal Vacation – Buck Owens, Bonnie Owens
  11. It Was With Love – Loudilla Johnson, Don Rich
  12. All the Way With Jesus – Buck Owens, Bonnie Owens