In July 1971, “Capitol” label released “Happy Birthday, Ruthy Baby”, the second McGuinness Flint album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Glyn Johns.
Tom McGuinness – vocals, electric guitar, bass Hughie Flint – drums Benny Gallagher – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, piano, harmonica, ocarina Graham Lyle – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, bass Nicky Hopkins – keyboards Dennis Coulson – vocals Jimmy Jewell – saxophone John Mumford – trombone Brian Rogers, Jimmy Jewell, John Mumford – arranger Glyn Johns – engineer
Happy Birthday, Ruthy Baby – Benny Gallagher Conversation – Benny Gallagher When I’m Alone with You – Tom McGuinness, Hughie Flint Fixer – Benny Gallagher Faith and Gravy – Benny Gallagher Klondike – Benny Gallagher Reader to Writer – Benny Gallagher Changes – Benny Gallagher Friends of Mine – Benny Gallagher Piper of Dreams – Benny Gallagher Jimmy’s Song – Benny Gallagher Sparrow – Benny Gallagher
In July 1971, “A&M” label released “Booker T. & Priscilla” album by Booket T. Jones and Priscilla Jones. It was recorded January – February 1971 at “Sunset Sound”, “A&M Records” and “Wally Heider Studios”, and was produced by Booket T. Jones and Priscilla Jones.
Booker T. Jones – guitar, keyboards, string arrangements Priscilla Jones – piano Gerry McGhee, Jesse “Indian Ed” Davis – guitar Sanford Konikoff – tambourine Tim Hill – harmonica Jim Horn – oboe Chris Ethridge – bass Jim Keltner – drums, percussion Bobbye Hall Porter – percussion Roland Young – art direction Chuck Beeson – deisgn Jim McCary – photography
All tracks by Priscilla Jones, except where noted.
The Wedding Song – Booker T. Jones She – Chris Ethridge, Graham Parsons The Indian Song – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones For Priscilla – Booker T. Jones The Delta Song Why Mississippi Voodoo Cool Black Dream Sweet Child You’re Not Alone – Donna Weiss He – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones Sister Babe Earth Children – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones Wather Brothers Medley from the Jones Ranch Funny Honey – Bookler T. Jones, Priscilla Jones California Girl – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones The Sun Don’t Shine – Booker T. Jones Ole Man Trouble – Booker T. Jones
In July 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “Armchair Boogie”, the second Michael Hurly (credited to Michael Hurley & Pals) album. It was recorded in 1969 in Brookline, Massachusetts, and was produced by Jesse Young.
Michael Hurley – vocals, guitar, piano, trumpet Scott Lawrence – piano Michael Kane – vocals, bass, cornet Robin Remaily – fiddle, mandolin Maggie Hurley – tambourine Earthquake Anderson – harmonica Jesse C. Young – guitar, bass Jeff Myer – drums
All tracks by Michael Hurley.
Warefolf Grand Canyon Line English Noble Man Be Kind to Me Troubled Waters Red Ravager’s Reel Sweededee Open Up Jocko’s Lament Light Green Fellow Get the Best of Me Biscuit Roller When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano Penguins
In July 1971, “Reprise” label released “Charity Ball”, the second Fanny album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Richard Perry.
June Millington – vocals, guitar Nickey Barclay – vocals, piano, organ Jean Millington – vocals, bass Alice de Buhr – vocals, drums, percussion Matt Hyde – engineer Bill Lazarus – engineer Richard Moore – engineer Tom Harvey – mixing Dean O. Torrence – design Candice Bergen – band photography Kim Tucker – cover photography
Charity Ball What Kind of Lover Cat Fever A Person Like You Special Care What’s Wrong with Me Soul Child You’re the One Thinking of You Place in the Country A Little While Latter
In July 1971, “Reprise” label released “How Come the Sun”, the ninth Tom Paxton album. It was recorded January – February 1971, at “Media Sounds Inc” in New York City, “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by David Horowitz and Tom Paxton.
Tom Paxton – vocals, guitar Marc Horowitz – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo David Horowitz – piano, organ, synthesizer, melodica, backing vocals, arranger, remix Mike Morgan – twelve string guitar Harry Pitch – harmonica Brian Odgers – bass guitar Herb Bushler – bass guitar Chris Laurence – double bass Dave Willis – double bass Geoff Clyne – double bass Mike Brittain – double bass Chris Slade – drums Sue Evans – drums Diana Cummings – violin Julian Cummings – violin Luciano Iorio – viola Douglas Cummings – cello Fred Christie – engineer Victor Gamm – engineer, remix
All tracks by Tom Paxton, except where noted.
I Had To Shoot That Rabbit Icarus – David Horowitz Little Lost Child General Custer She’s Far Away Prayin’ for Snow Louise A Sailor’s Life – David Horowitz How Come the Sun – David Horowitz
In July 1971, “A&M” label released “From the Witchwood”, the fourth Strawbs album. It was recorded February – March 1971, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Visconti.
Dave Cousins– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, dulcimer, banjo, recorder
Tony Hooper– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, autoharp, tambourine
Rick Wakeman– piano, organ, celeste, mellotron, Moog synthesizer, clavinet, harpsichord
John Ford– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
Richard Hudson– lead and backing vocals, drums, sitar
Bill Price– engineer
Alan Harris – engineer
John Punter– engineer
Chris Michie – engineer
All tracks by Dave Cousins, except where noted.
A Glimpse of Heaven
Thirty Days – John Ford
Flight – Richard Hudson
The Hangman and the Papist
Cannon Dale – Richard Hudson
The Shepherd’s Song
In Amongst the Roses
I’ll Carry On beside You
In July 1971, “Monument” label released “The Silver Tongued Devil and I”, the second Kris Kristofferson studio album. It was recorded in 1971 and was produced by Fred Foster.
Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
The Lady (Joan Baez) – vocal
Jerry Kennedy, Jerry Shook, Chris Gantry– guitar
Norbert Putnam, Bobby Dyson, Billy Swan– bass
Jerry Carrigan– drums
David Briggs, Donnie Fritts– keyboards
Norman Blake– dobro
Charlie McCoy– harmonica, vibes, trumpet
Farrell Morris – percussion
Billy Swan, Donnie Fritts, Rita Coolidge– vocals
Bergen White – arrangements
Gene Eichelberger – engineer
Tommy Strong – engineer
Mort Thomasson – engineer
All tracks by Kris Kristofferson, except where noted.
The Silver Tongued Devil and I
Jody and the Kid
Good Christian Soldier – Billy Joe Shaver, Bobby Bare
Breakdown (A Long Way Home)
Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)
The Taker – Kris Kristofferson, Shel Siverstein
When I Loved Her
The Pilgrim, Chapter 33
Epitaph (Black and Blue) – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts
In July 1971, “Stax” label released “Lovejoy”, the sixth Albert King studio album. It was recorded December 1970 – January 1971, and was produced by Don Nix.
Albert King– electric guitar, vocals
Jesse Edwin Davis, Tippy Armstrong, Wayne Perkins– guitar
John Gallie, Barry Beckett– keyboards
Donald “Duck” Dunn, David Hood– bass
Jim Keltner, Roger Hawkins – drums
Sandy Konikoff – percussion
Jeanne Green, The Mt. Zion Singers – background vocals
Honky Tonk Woman – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
Bay Area Blues – Donald “Duck” Dunn, Don Nix
Corrina, Corrina – Don Nix
She Caught the Katy(And Left Me A Mule To Ride) – Taj Mahal, James Rachell
For the Love of a Woman – Don Nix
Lovejoy, III.-Don Nix
Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven – Don Nix
Going Back To Iuka – Don Nix
Like A Road Leading Home – Don Nix, Dan Penn
In July 1971, “RCA” label released “So Long, Bannatyne”, the ninth Guess Who studio album. It was recorded in1971 at “RCA’s Mid-America Recording Center” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Jack Richardson.
Burton Cummings – piano, lead vocals, saxophone
Greg Leskiw – guitar, backing vocals, banjo
Kurt Winter – guitar, backing vocals
Jim Kale – bass
Garry Peterson – drums, backing vocals
All tracks by Burton Cummings and Kurt Winter except where noted.
She Might Have Been a Nice Girl – Burton Cummings
Goin’ a Little Crazy
One Divided – Greg Leskiw
Grey Day – Greg Leskiw
Life in the Bloodstream – Burton Cummings
One Man Army
Sour Suite – Burton Cummings
So Long, Bannatyne
In July 1971, “Brunswick” label released “(For God’s Sake) Give More Power to the People”, the third Chi-Lites studio album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, and was produced by Eugene Record.
Marshall Thompson– vocals
Robert “Squirrel” Lester– vocals
Creadel “Red” Jones– vocals
Eugene Record– arranger, vocals
Willie Henderson, Quinton Joseph – directors
Thomas “Tom Tom” Washington, Sonny Sanders– arrangers
Bruce Swedien– engineer
Yes I’m Ready (If I Don’t Get To Go) – Eugene Record, Revé Gipson
We Are Neighbors – Eugene Record, Quinton Joseph
I Want to Pay You Back (For Loving Me) – Eugene Record
Have You Seen Her – Eugene Record, Barbara Acklin
(For God’s Sake) Give More Power to the People – Eugene Record
Love Uprising – Eugene Record
Troubles a’ Comin’ – Eugene Record
You Got Me Walkin’ – Eugene Record
What Do I Wish For – Eugene Record, Carl Davis