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In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Columbia” label released “Easy Does It”, the third Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – piano, organ, guitars, ondioline, sitar, vibraphone, prepared guitar, electronic effects, vocals
  • Stu Woods – electric bass, backing vocal
  • Rick Marotta– drums, backing vocal
  • David Bromberg– pedal steel, guitar
  • Tom Cosgrove, Louie Shelton, Stu Scharf, Joe Beck, Tommy Tedesco, Keith Allison, Freddie Weller, Wayne Moss, Charlie Daniels– guitar
  • Lyle Ritz, John Miller, Joe Osborn, Charlie McCoy– electric bass
  • Earl Palmer, Joe Corero, Jr, Ken Buttrey, Al Rogers – drums
  • Larry Knechtel– piano
  • Fred Lipisus – tenor saxophone
  • Peter Ivers– harmonica
  • George Devens – percussion
  • Milt Holland– tabla
  • Pete Drake– pedal steel
  • The Blossoms– backing vocal
  • Bobby Colomby– congas
  • Charlie Calello– string and horn arrangements
  • Jackson Marlie – vocals
  • Jimmie Haskell– arrangements and conductor
  • Don Puluse, Neil Wilburn, Stan Tonkel, Sy Mitchell, Tim Geelan – engineers
  • Mike Ruschack – mastering engineer
  • Stan Weiss – remix engineer

Track listing:

  1. Brand New Day – Al Kooper
  2. Piano Solo Introduction to I Got a Woman
  3. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
  4. Country Road – James Taylor
  5. I Bought You the Shoes (You’re Walking Away In) – Bob Brass, Irwin Levine, Kooper
  6. Introduction
  7. Easy Does It – Al Kooper
  8. Buckskin Boy – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello
  9. Love Theme from The Landlord – Al Kooper
  10. Sad, Sad Sunshine – Al Kooper
  11. Let the Duchess No – John Gregory, Jim Roberts
  12. She Gets Me Where I Live – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello
  13. A Rose and a Baby Ruth – D. Loudermilk
  14. Baby, Please Don’t Go – Big Joe Williams
  15. God Sheds His Grace on Thee – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello
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On April 22, 1968.

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On April 22, 1968, “Colgems” label released “The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees”, the fifth Monkees studio album. It was recorded 1967 – 1968, and was produced by The Monkees and Chip Douglas.

Track listing:

  1. Dream World – David Jones, Steve Pitts
  2. Auntie’s Municipal Court – Michael Nesmith, Keith Allison
  3. We Were Made for Each Other – Carole Bayer, George Fischoff
  4. Tapioca Tundra – Michael Nesmit
  5. Daydream Believer – John Stewart
  6. Writing Wrongs – Michael Nesmith
  7. I’ll Be Back Up on My Feet – Sandy Linzer, Denny Randell
  8. The Poster David Jones, Steve Pitts
  9. O. Box 9847 – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  10. Magnolia Simms – Michael Nesmith
  11. Valleri – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  12. Zor and Zam – Bill Chadwick, John Chadwick

On January 14, 2008.

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On January 14, 2008, “EMI” label released “Liverpool 8”, the fifteenth Ringo Starr studio album. “Liverpool 8” was recorded in 2006 and 2007, at the “Rocca Bella” studio in London and “Whatinthewhatthe?” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ringo Starr, Mark Hudson and  Dave Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– drums, vocals, percussion, background vocals, claps, organ
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • David A. Stewart– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, orchestra arrangement, backwards fabulousness, slide Guitar
  • Gary Burr– background vocals, claps, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, whistle,keyboards, mandolin
  • Steve Dudas – background vocals, claps, electric guitar, classical guitar
  • Brent Carpenter – background vocals, claps
  • Mark Hudson – background vocals, claps, bass, electric guitar, piano, keyboards, acoustic guitar, bongos, harmonica, mellotron
  • Bruce Sugar – background vocals, claps
  • Keith Allison – background vocals, claps
  • Suzie Katayama – orchestra arrangement, conductor
  • Zac Rae – keyboards
  • Dave Way – bass
  • Jesse Davey – electric guitar
  • Tom Recchion – art direction
  • Paul Moore – design
  • Brian Griffin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr and Steve Dudas, except where noted

  1. Liverpool 8 – Richard Starkey and Dave Stewart
  2. Think About You
  3. For Love – Richard Starkey and Mark Hudson
  4. Now That She’s Gone Away – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson and Gary Burr
  5. Gone Are the Days – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson and Dave Stewart
  6. Give It a Try – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson and Steve Dudas
  7. Tuff Love
  8. Harry’s Song
  9. Pasodobles – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas and Grakal
  10. If It’s Love That You Want
  11. Love Is
  12. R U Ready?