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On August 1, 1983.

On August 1, 1983, “Geffen” label released “Everybody’s Rockin’”, the 13th Neil Young studio album. It was recorded April – May 1983, at “Modern Recorders” in Redwood City, California, and was produced by Elliot Mazer and Neil Young.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – vocals, piano, guitar, harmonica

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  • Larry Byrom– piano, backing vocals
  • Anthony Crawford– backing vocals
  • Tim Drummond– upright bass
  • Karl Himmel – snare drum –
  • Ben Keith– alto saxophone, lead guitar
  • Rick Palombi – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. Betty Lou’s Got a New Pair of Shoes – Bobby Freeman
  2. Rainin’ in My Heart – Slim Harpo, Jerry West
  3. Payola Blues – Ben Keith, Neil Young
  4. Wonderin’
  5. Kinda Fonda Wanda – Tim Drummond, Neil Young
  6. Jellyroll Man
  7. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  8. Cry, Cry, Cry
  9. Mystery Train – Junior Parker, Sam Phillips
  10. Everybody’s Rockin’

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “Shelter” label released “Troubadour”, the fourth J. J. Cale studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Audie Ashworth.

Personnel:

  • J. Cale– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Charles Dungey, Tommy Cogbill, Joe Osborn, Bill Raffensperger – bass guitar
  • Karl Himmel, Kenny Buttrey, Buddy Harman, Jimmy Karstein, Kenny Malone– drums
  • Gordon Payne, Chuck Browning, Doug Bartenfeld – guitar
  • Reggie Young, Harold Bradley, Bill Boatman – rhythm guitar
  • Lloyd Green, Buddy Emmons– steel guitar
  • Farrell Morris, Audie Ashworth, I. Allison – percussion
  • Don Tweedy – ARP
  • Bobby Woods, Bill Purcell – piano
  • George Tidwell – trumpet
  • Dennis Goode – trombone
  • Billy Puett – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by J. J. Cale, except where noted.

  1. Hey Baby
  2. Travelin’ Light
  3. You Got Something
  4. Ride Me High
  5. Hold On
  6. Cocaine
  7. I’m a Gypsy Man – Sonny Curtis
  8. The Woman That Got Away
  9. Super Blue
  10. Let Me Do It to You
  11. Cherry
  12. You Got Me On So Bad

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Mercury” label released “Grasshopper”, the seventh J. J. Cale album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Audie Ashworth and J. J. Cale.

Personnel:

  • J. J. Cale – vocals, guitars
  • Reggie Young – guitar
  • Christine Lakeland – vocals guitar, organ
  • David Briggs – piano, electric piano
  • Mike Lawler – synthesizer
  • Jim Karstein – congas
  • Bill Boatman- tambourine
  • Robert Greenidge – steel drums
  • Gary Allen – drums
  • Dennis Solee – horns
  • Charles Dungey – bass
  • Farrell Morris – congas, percussion, vibraphone
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Nick Rather – bass
  • Tom Cogbill – bass
  • Ken Buttrey– drums
  • Steve Gibson – guitar
  • John Christopher – guitar
  • Bobby Emmons– organ
  • Audie Ashworth – producer, engineer
  • Chad Hailey, Ron Reynolds – engineer, mixer
  • Chip Young , Rick Horton – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks written by J. J. Cale, except where noted

  1. City Girls
  2. Devil in Disguise
  3. One Step Ahead of the Blues – J.J. Cale, Roger Tillison
  4. You Keep Me Hangin’ On
  5. Downtown L.A.
  6. Can’t Live Here
  7. Grasshopper
  8. Drifters Wife
  9. Don’t Wait – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  10. A Thing Going On
  11. Nobody But You
  12. Mississippi River
  13. Does Your Mama Like to Reggae – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  14. Jive

On October 2, 1978.

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On October 2, 1978, “Reprise” label released “Comes a Time” the ninth Neil Young album. It was recorded November 1975 – November 1977, at “Triad Recording, Ft. Lauderdale, FL”; “Columbia Recording Studio” in London; “Wally Heider Recording Studio” in San Francisco; “Woodland Sound Studios”; “Sound Shop” in Nashville, and “Broken Arrow Ranch” in Redwood City, CA, and was produced by Neil Young, David Briggs, Ben Keith and Tim Mulligan.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Frank Sampedro– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Billy Talbot– bass, vocals
  • Ralph Molina– drums, vocals
  • Tim Mulligan – saxophone
  • Nicolette Larson– harmony vocals
  • Ben Keith– steel guitar
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Tim Drummond– bass
  • Spooner Oldham– piano
  • Rufus Thibodeaux– fiddle
  • Joe Osborn– bass
  • Larrie Londin– drums
  • J. Cale– electric guitar
  • Farrel Morris – percussion
  • Rita Fey – autoharp
  • Grant Boatwright, John Christopher, Jerry Shook, Vic Jordan, Steve Gibson, Dale Sellers, Ray Edenton – acoustic guitars
  • Shelly Kurland, Stephanie Woolf, Marvin Chantry, Roy Christensen, Gary Vanosdale, Carl Goroditzby, George Binkley, Steve Smith, Larry Harvin, Larry Lasson, Carol Walker, Rebecca Lynch, Virginia Ghristensen, Maryanna Harvin, George Kosmola, Martha Mccrory, Chuck Cochran – strings
  • Tim Mulligan, Michael Laskow, David McKinley, Danny Hilly, Mike Porter, Denny Purcell, Rich “Hoss” Adler, Ernie Winfrey, Gabby Garcia, Paul Kaminsky – engineering
  • Elliot Roberts – art direction
  • Tom Wilkes – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. Goin’ Back
  2. Comes a Time
  3. Look Out for My Love
  4. Lotta Love
  5. Peace of Mind
  6. Human Highway
  7. Already One
  8. Field of Opportunity
  9. Motorcycle Mama
  10. Four Strong Winds – Ian Tyson

 

 

On September 27, 2005.

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On September 27, 2005, “Reprise” label released “Prairie Wind” the twenty-seventh Neil Young studio album. It was recorded in March 2005,in Nashville, and was produced by Neil Young and Ben Keith.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young- acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals
  • Ben Keith- dobro, pedal steel, slide guitar
  • Spooner Oldham- piano, Hammond B3 organ, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Rick Rosas- bass
  • Karl Himmel – drums, percussion
  • Chad Cromwell- drums, percussion
  • Grant Boatwright – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Clinton Gregory – fiddle
  • Wayne Jackson- horns
  • Thomas McGinley – horns
  • Emmylou Harris- special guest vocalist
  • Pegi Young – backing vocals
  • Diana Dewitt – backing vocals
  • Anthony Crawford – backing vocals
  • Gary Pigg – backing vocals
  • Curtis Wright- backing vocals
  • Chuck Cochran – string arranger
  • Fisk University Jubilee Choir, directed by Paul Kwami

 Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young

  1. The Painter
  2. No Wonder
  3. Falling Off the Face of the earth
  4. Far From Home
  5. It’s a Dream
  6. Prairie Wind
  7. Here for You
  8. This Old Guitar
  9. He Was the King
  10. When God Made Me
  11. An Interview with Neil Young

 

On April 30, 1974.

JJ_Cale-Okie

On April 30, 1974, “Shelter” label released “Okie”, the third JJ Cale album. It was recorded May 7 – December 5, 1973, at “Bradley’s Barn”, “Columbia Studio B”, “Woodland Studio B” in Nashville, and Cale’s house in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was produced by Audie Ashworth.

Personnel:

  • JJ Cale – vocals, guitars
  • Tommy Cogbill – bass
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Jerry Smith – piano
  • Harold Bradley – rhythm guitar
  • Grady Martin – guitar
  • George Tidwell – trumpet
  • Dennis Goode – trombone
  • Billy Pruett – saxophone
  • Engineer, Stan Hutto

Track listing:

All tracks by JJ Cale, except where noted.

  1. Crying
  2. I’ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) – Rusty Gabbard, Ray Price
  3. Starbound
  4. Rock and Roll Circus
  5. The Old Man and Me
  6. Everlovin’ Woman
  7. Cajun Moon
  8. I’d Like to Love You Baby
  9. Anyway the Wind Blows
  10. Precious Memories
  11. Okie
  12. I Got the Same Old Blues

 

On April 25, 1975.

Stampede

On April 25, 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “Stampede”, the fifth Doobie Brothers studio album. It was recorded September – October 1974, at “Warner Brothers Studios” in  North Hollywood, “Burbank Studios” in Burbank,”Curlom Studios” in Chicago,“The Record Plant” in Sausalito, CA “, and “Creative Workshop” in Nashville, and was produced by Ted Templeman. The album has been certified Gold in the US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Tom Johnston– guitars, vocals
  • Patrick Simmons– guitars, vocals
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– guitar, steel guitar
  • Tiran Porter– bass, vocals
  • John Hartman– drums
  • Keith Knudsen– drums, vocals
  • Bill Payne– keyboards
  • Ry Cooder– bottleneck guitar
  • Maria Muldaur– vocals
  • Karl Himmel – drums and percussion
  • Conte and Pete Candoli – trumpets
  • Bobbye Hall Porter– congas
  • Victor Feldman– marimba, percussion
  • Sherlie Matthews– vocals
  • Venetta Fields– vocals
  • Jessica Smith – vocals
  • Ted Templeman– percussion
  • Engineer: Donn Landee, Travis Turk
  • Concert Master: Harry Bluestone
  • String Arrangements: Nick DeCaro, Curtis Mayfield, Paul Riser
  • Horn Arrangements:Curtis Mayfield, Paul Riser
  • Orchestration: Richard Tufo
  • Design: Barbara Casado, John Casado
  • Photography: Jill Maggid, Michael Maggid
  • Art Direction: Ed Thrasher

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Maxine – Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons
  2. Neal’s Fandango – Patrick Simmons
  3. Texas Lullaby – Tom Johnston
  4. Music Man – Tom Johnston
  5. Slack Key Soquel Rag – Patrick Simmons
  6. Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While) – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  7. I Cheat the Hangman – Patrick Simmons
  8. Précis – Jeff Skunk Baxter
  9. Rainy Day Crossroad Blues – Tom Johnston
  10. I Been Workin’ on You – Tom Johnston
  11. Double Dealin’ Four Flusher – Patrick Simmons

 

On August 12, 1985.

Old ways

On August 12, 1985,  “Geffen” label released “Old ways”, the fourteenth studio Neil Young album. It was recorded January 1983  – April 1985 at “House Of David”, in Nashville, “The Castle” in Franklin TN,  “Pedernales Recording Studio” in Spicewood, TX , and live at “The Opry” in  Austin TX, and was produced by Neil Young, David Briggs, Ben Keith, and Elliot Mazer.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young: vocal, guitar, banjo, harmonica
  • Waylon Jennings: vocal, guitar
  • Willie Nelson: vocal, guitar
  • Rufus Thibodeaux: fiddle
  • Ben Keith: pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • Tim Drummond: bass
  • Karl Himmel: drums
  • Joe Allen: upright ad electric bass
  • Ralph Mooney: pedal steel guitar
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins: piano
  • Gordon Terry: fiddle
  • Joe Osborn: bass
  • Anthony Crawford: vocal, mandolin
  • Terry McMillan: harmonica, jew’s harp
  • Béla Fleck: banjo
  • Bobby Thompson: banjo
  • David Kirby: guitar
  • Grant Boatwright: guitar
  • Johnny Christopher: guitar
  • Ray Edenton: guitar
  • Gove Scrivenor: autoharp
  • Farrell Morris: percussion
  • Marty Stuart: mandolin
  • Carl Gorodetzky: violin
  • Spooner Oldham: piano
  • Larry Byrom: vocal
  • Rick Palombi: vocal
  • Doana Cooper: vocal
  • Denise Draper: vocal
  • Gail Davies: vocal
  • Betsy Hammer: vocal
  • Pam Rose: vocal
  • Janis Oliver-Gill: vocal
  • Mary Ann Kennedy: vocal
  • Kristine Oliver-Arnold: vocal
  • Leona Williams: vocal
  • Strings:
    • Carl Gorodetsky, leader
    • George Binkley
    • John Borg
    • Roy Christensen
    • Virginia Christensen
    • Charles Everett
    • Larry Harvin
    • Mark Hembree
    • Lee Larrison
    • Betty McDonald
    • Dennis Molchan
    • Pamela Sixfin
    • Mark Tanner
    • David Vanderkooi
    • Gary Vanosdale
    • Carol Walker
    • Stephanie Woolf

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young; except where noted.

  1. The Wayward Wind – Herb Newman, Stanley Lebowsky
  2. Get Back to the Country
  3. Are There Any More Real Cowboys?
  4. Once an Angle
  5. Misfits
  6. California Sunset
  7. Old Ways
  8. My Boy
  9. Bound to Glory
  10. Where Is the Highway Tonight