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In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Capitol” label released “Children of the Future” the debut Steve Miller Band album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Steve Miller– guitar, lead and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Boz Scaggs– guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Lonnie Turner – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Peterman – Hammond organ, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Tim Davis– drums, lead and backing vocals
  • Glyn Johns–  engineer
  • Ben Sidran– harpsichord

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Miller, except where noted.

  1. Children of the Future
  2. Pushed Me to It
  3. You’ve Got the Power
  4. In My First Mind – Steve Miller, Jim Peterman
  5. The Beauty of Time Is That It’s Snowing (Psychedelic B.B.)
  6. Baby’s Callin’ Me Home – Boz Scaggs
  7. Steppin’ Stone – Boz Scaggs
  8. Roll with It
  9. Junior Saw It Happen – Jim Pulte
  10. Fanny Mae – Buster Brown
  11. Key to the Highway – Big Bill Broonzy, Charlie Segar
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In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Kapp” label released the debut, self-titled Silver Apples album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by The Magical Theatre Partnership and Barry Bryant.

Personnel:

  • Dan Taylor – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Simeon Cox III – oscillators, vocals
  • Don Van Gorden – engineering
  • Anonymous Arts – sleeve art
  • Virginia Dwan – sleeve photography

Track listing:

  1. Oscillations – Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor, Stanley Warren
  2. Seagreen Serenades – Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor, Stanley Warren
  3. Lovefingers – Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor, Stanley Warren
  4. Program – Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor, Stanley Warren
  5. Velvet Care – Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor, Stanley Warren
  6. Whirly-Bird – Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor, Stanley Warren
  7. Dust – Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor, Stanley Warren
  8. Dancing Gods – Navajo Indian Ceremonial
  9. Misty Mountain – Simeon Coxe III, Danny Taylor, Eileen Lewellen

 

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Polydor” label released the debut, self-titled Os Mutantes album. It was recorded December 1967-January 1968, at “Philips Studios” in Brazil, and was produced by Manoel Barenbein. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 9 on its list of the “10 Greatest Latin Albums of All Time”, and on number 9 on the list of the “100 Greatest Brazilian Albums of All Time”. “Mojo” magazine ranked the album at number 12 on its list of the “50 Most Out-There Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Rita Lee- vocals, recorder, autoharp, percussion
  • Sérgio Dias- vocals, guitars
  • Arnaldo Baptista- vocals, keyboards, bass
  • Dirceu: drums
  • Jorge Ben: vocals and acoustic guitar
  • César Baptista: vocals
  • Clarisse Leite: piano
  • Cláudio Baptista: electronics
  • Gilberto Gil: percussion
  • Rogério Duprat: arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee and Sérgio Dias except where noted.

  1. Panis et Circenses – Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso
  2. A Minha Menina – Jorge Ben
  3. O Relógio
  4. Adeus, Maria Fulô – Sivuca, Humberto Teixeira
  5. Baby – Caetano Veloso
  6. Senhor F
  7. Bat Macumba – Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso
  8. Le premier bonheur du jou – Franck Gérald, Jean Renard
  9. Trem Fantasma – Caetano Veloso, Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee, Sérgio Dias
  10. Tempo no Tempo – John Phillips- Version: Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee, Sérgio Dias
  11. Ave Genghis Khan

 

 

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Vanguard” label released “Baptism: A Journey Through Our Time”, the ninth Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Vanguard Studios” in New York, and was produced by Maynard Solomon. The album featured poetry spoken and sung by Joan Baez.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Old Welsh Song – Henry Treece
  2. I Saw the Vision of Armies – Walt Whitman
  3. Minister of War – Arthur Waley
  4. Song In the Blood – Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jacques Prévert
  5. Casida of the Lament – L. Gili, Federico García Lorca
  6. Of the Dark Past – James Joyce
  7. London – William Blake
  8. In Guernica – Norman Rosten
  9. Who Murdered the Minutes – Henry Treece
  10. Oh, Little Child – Henry Treece
  11. No Man Is an Island – John Donne
  12. Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man – James Joyce
  13. All the Pretty Little Horses – traditional
  14. Childhood III – Arthur Rimbaud, Louis Varese
  15. The Magic Wood – Henry Treece
  16. Poems from the Japanese – Kenneth Rexroth
  17. Colours – Peter Levi, Robin Milner-Gulland, Yevgeny Yevtushenko
  18. All in Green Went My Love Riding – E. Cummings
  19. Gacela of the Dark Deat – Federico García Lorca, Stephen Spender
  20. The Parable of the Old Man and the Young – Wilfred Owen
  21. Evil – Cameron, Arthur Rimbaud
  22. Epitaph for a Poet – Countee Cullen
  23. Mystic Numbers- 36
  24. When The Shy Star Goes Forth In Heaven – James Joyce
  25. The Angel – William Blake
  26. Old Welsh Song – Henry Treece

 

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Atco” label released “Renaissance”, the third Vanilla Fudge studio album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Shadow Morton.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice- drums, vocals
  • Tim Bogert- bass guitar, vocals
  • Vince Martell- guitar, vocals
  • Mark Stein- lead vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. The Sky Cried/When I Was a Boy – Mark Stein,Tim Bogert
  2. Thoughts – Vince Martell
  3. Paradise – Mark Stein,Carmine Appice
  4. That’s What Makes a Man – Mark Stein
  5. The Spell That Comes After – Essra Mohawk
  6. Faceless People – Carmine Appice
  7. Season of the Witch – Donovan Leitch

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Polydor” label released the debut, self-titled Fairport Convention  album.  It was recorded in November 1967, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Joe Boyd and Tod Lloyd.

Personnel:

  • Judy Dyble– lead vocals, electric and acoustic autoharps, recorder, piano
  • Ian MacDonald(Iain Matthews) – lead vocals, Jew’s harp
  • Richard Thompson– vocals, lead electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
  • Simon Nicol– vocals, electric 12 and 6 string and acoustic guitars
  • Ashley Hutchings– bass guitar, jug, double bass
  • Martin Lamble– percussion, violin
  • Claire Lowther –cello

Track listing:

  1. Time Will Show the Wiser – Emitt Rhodes
  2. I Don’t Know Where I Stand – Joni Mitchell
  3. If (Stomp) – Ian MacDonald,Richard Thompson
  4. Decameron – Paul Ghosh, Andrew Horvitch, Richard Thompson
  5. Jack O’Diamonds – Bob Dylan,Ben Carruthers
  6. Portfolio – Judy Dyble,Tyger Hutchings
  7. Chelsea Morning – Joni Mitchell
  8. Sun Shade – Paul Ghosh, Andrew Horvitch, Richard Thompson
  9. The Lobster – George Painter, Tyger Hutchings, Richard Thompson
  10. It’s Alright Ma, It’s Only Witchcraft – Tyger Hutchings, Richard Thompson
  11. One Sure Thing – Harvey Brooks,Jim Glover
  12. M1 Breakdown – Tyger Hutchings,Simon Nicol

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Island” label released “It’s All About” the debut Spooky Tooth album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Jimmy Miller.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– vocals, keyboards, harpsichord
  • Gary Wright– vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Luther Grosvenor– guitar
  • Greg Ridley– bass guitar
  • Mike Kellie– drums and percussion
  • Engineer: Glyn Johns
  • Liner notes: Alan Robinson
  • Album photography: Gered Mankowitz

Track listing:

  1. Society’s Child – Janis Ian
  2. Love Really Changed Me – Luther Grosvenor, Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  3. Here I Lived So Well – Gary Wright, Luther Grosvenor, Mike Harrison, Jimmy Miller
  4. Too Much of Nothing – Bob Dylan
  5. Sunshine Help Me – Gary Wright
  6. It’s All About a Roundabout – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  7. Tobacco Road – D. Loudermilk
  8. It Hurts You So – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  9. Forget It, I Got It – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  10. Bubbles – Luther Grosvenor, Gary Wright