Tag Archives: Keith Allison

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.


  • 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

On April 22, 1968.


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.


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


  • 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, 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, Gary Burr
  5. Gone Are the Days – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Dave Stewart
  6. Give It a Try – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas
  7. Tuff Love
  8. Harry’s Song
  9. Pasodobles – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Grakal
  10. If It’s Love That You Want
  11. Love Is
  12. R U Ready?