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In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Monument Records” label released “Jesus Was a Capricorn”, the fourth Kris Kristofferson album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” and “Monument Recording Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Foster.


  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • Rita Coolidge – backing vocals
  • Chip Young, Dennis Linde, Fred Carter Jr., Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Colvard, John Buck Wilkin, Johnny Christopher, Mac Gayden, Stephen Bruton – guitar
  • “Uncle Josh” Graves – slide dobro
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, David Briggs, John Harris, Mike Utley – piano, electric piano, organ
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, David Darling, George Binkley, Lillian Hunt, Sheldon Kurland, Steven Smith – strings
  • Bill Justis – string arrangements
  • Norbert Putnam, Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Andrew Newmark, Kenny Buttrey – drums
  • Alan Rush, Benny Whitehead, Billy Swan, Larry Gatlin, Randy Cullers, The Bergenaires, The Joint Venture, The Jordanaires – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson except where noted.

  1. Jesus Was a Capricorn (Owed to John Prine)
  2. Nobody Wins
  3. It Sure Was (Love)
  4. Enough for You
  5. Help Me – Larry Gatlin
  6. Jesse Younger
  7. Give It Time to Be Tender – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts
  8. Out of Mind, Out of Sight – Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton
  9. Sugar Man
  10. Why Me

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “Vanguard” label released “Quiet Places”, the ninth Buffy Sainte-Marie album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Norbert Putnam and Buffy Sainte-Marie.


  • Buffy Sainte-Marie – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Charlie McCoy, Billy Sanford – guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums
  • Memphis Horns
  • Sid Sharp Strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Buffy Sainte-Marie, except where noted.

  1. Why You Been Gone So Long – Mickey Newbury
  2. No One Told Me
  3. For Free – Joni Mitchell
  4. She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain When She Comes
  5. Clair Vol’s Young Son
  6. Just That Kind of Man
  7. Quiet Places
  8. Have You Seen My Baby? (Hold On) – Randy Newman
  9. There’s No One in the World Like Caleb
  10. Civilization – Boudleaux Bryant
  11. Eventually – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  12. The Jewels of Hanalei


In October 1968.

In October 1968, “Warner Bros” label released “Bradley’s Barn”, the fifth Beau Brummels studio album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Bradley’s Barn”, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.


  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums
  • Ron Elliott – guitar, vocals
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Jerry Reed– guitar
  • Sal Valentino – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Turn Around – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  2. An Added Attraction (Come and See Me) – Sal Valentino
  3. Deep Water – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  4. Long Walking Down to Misery – Ron Elliot
  5. Little Bird – Ron Elliot
  6. Cherokee Girl – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  7. I’m a Sleeper – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  8. Loneliest Man in Town – Ron Elliot
  9. Love Can Fall a Long Way Down – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  10. Jessica – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  11. Bless You California – Randy Newman

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.


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

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 May 1969.

In May 1969, “Vanguard” label released “David’s Album”, the eleventh Joan Baez album. It was recorded in September 1968, at “CBS Studios: in Nashville, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.


  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Fred Carter, Jr.– mandolin
  • Pete Drake– pedal steel guitar
  • Johnny Gimble– fiddle
  • Roy Huskey, Jr.– bass
  • Tommy Jackson– fiddle
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • Jerry Reed– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar, dobro
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Harold Rugg – guitar, dobro
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums

Track listing:

  1. If I Knew – Nina Dusheck, Pauline Marden
  2. Rock Salt and Nails – Bruce Utah Phillips
  3. Glad Bluebird of Happiness – Darryl Skrabak
  4. Green, Green Grass of Home – Curly Putman
  5. Will the Circle be Unbroken – traditional
  6. The Tramp on the Street – traditional
  7. Poor Wayfaring Stranger – Traditional
  8. Just a Closer Walk With Thee – Traditional
  9. Hickory Wind – Gram Parsons, Bob Buchanan
  10. My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains – P. Carter, Tom Ashley


In April 1972.

In April 1972, “RCA” label released “He Touched Me”, the seventeenth Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded March–June 1971, and was produced by Felton Jarvis. The album won Presley his second “Grammy Award”. In July 1999 the album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.


  • Elvis Presley – vocals, arranger, guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • James Burton– guitar
  • Joe Esposito – guitar
  • Charlie McCoy – piano, organ
  • Joe Moscheo – piano, organ
  • David Briggs– organ, piano
  • Norbert Putnam – bass
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • The Imperials– vocals
  • Charlie Hodge, Ginger Holladay, Mary Holladay – vocals
  • Millie Kirkham, Kathy Westmoreland – vocals
  • Sonja Montgomery – vocals
  • Al Pachuki – engineer

Track listing:

  1. He Touched Me – William J.Gaither
  2. I’ve Got Confidence – Andrae Crouch
  3. Amazing Grace – John Newton, arranged and adapted byElvis Presley
  4. Seeing is Believing – Red West, Glen Spreen
  5. He Is My Everything – Dallas Frazier
  6. Bosom of Abraham – William Johnson, George McFadden, Ted Brooks
  7. An Evening Prayer – Maude Battersby, Charles Hutchison Gabriel
  8. Lead Me Guide Me – Doris Akers
  9. There Is No God But God – Bill Kenny
  10. A Thing Called Love – Jerry Reed
  11. I John – William Johnson, George McFadden, Ted Brooks
  12. Reach Out to Jesus – Ralph Carmichael

In December 1968.


In December 1968, “Vanguard” label released “Any Day Now”, the tenth Joan Baez  album. The double LP contained exclusively Bob Dylan songs was recorded September in 1968, at “CBS Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.


  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Stephen Stills– guitar
  • Harold Rugg – guitar, dobro
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Pete Drake– pedal steel guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • Jerry Reed– guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar, dobro
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Fred Carter– mandolin
  • Johnny Gimble– fiddle
  • Tommy Jackson– fiddle
  • Buddy Spicher– fiddle
  • Roy Huskey, Jr.– bass
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan, except where noted.

  1. Love Minus Zero/No Limit
  2. North Country Blues
  3. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
  4. Drifter’s Escape
  5. I Pity the Poor Immigrant
  6. Tears of Rage – Bob Dylan, Richard Manuel
  7. Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
  8. Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word
  9. I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine
  10. Walls of Red Wing
  11. Dear Landlord
  12. One Too Many Mornings
  13. I Shall Be Released
  14. Boots of Spanish Leather
  15. Walkin’ Down the Line
  16. Restless Farewell”


On June 20, 1975.

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On June 20, 1975, “Reprise” label released “Tonight’s the Night”, the sixth Neil Young studio album. It was recorded March 1970, December 1972, August–September 1973, at “Studio Instrument Rentals” in Hollywood, “Fillmore East” in New York City, “Broken Arrow Ranch”, and was produced by David Briggs , Neil Young, Tim Mulligan and Elliot Mazer. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” label ranked “Tonight’s the Night” at number 331on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Neil Young— vocals; guitar, ;piano, harmonica, vibes
  • Ben Keith— pedal steel guitar, vocal, slide guitar
  • Nils Lofgren— piano, vocal, guitar
  • Danny Whitten— vocal, electric guitar
  • Jack Nitzsche— electric piano, piano
  • Billy Talbot— bass
  • Tim Drummond— bass
  • Ralph Molina— drums, vocal
  • Kenny Buttrey— drums
  • George Whitsell — vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. Tonight’s the Night
  2. Speakin’ Out
  3. World on a String
  4. Borrowed Tune
  5. Come on Baby Let’s Go Downtown – Neil Young, Danny Whitten
  6. Mellow My Mind
  7. Roll Another Number
  8. Albuquerque
  9. New Mama
  10. Lookout Joe
  11. Tired Eyes
  12. Tonight’s the Night


On February 14, 1972.

Neil Young Harvest

On February 14, 1972, “Reprise” label released “Harvest”, the fourth Neil Young album.  It was recorded January – September 1971, at “Quadrafonic Sound Studios” in Nashville; “Barking Town Hall” in London; “Royce Hall” at UCLA and “Broken Arrow Studio No. 2” in Woodside, and was produced by Neil Young, Elliot Mazer, Henry Lewy and  Jack Nitzsche. “Harvest” was the best-selling album of 1972 in the United States. in 1998, “Q” magazine readers voted “Harvest” the 64th greatest album of all time. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked “Harvest” at number 78 on its list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Neil Young— acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, harmonica, lead vocals
  • Kenny Buttrey— drums
  • Tim Drummond— bass
  • Ben Keith— pedal steel guitar
  • Jack Nitzsche— piano, lap steel guitar, arrangements
  • John Harris — piano
  • Teddy Irwin — acoustic guitar
  • James McMahon — piano
  • James Taylor— banjo guitar, backing vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt— backing vocals
  • David Crosby— backing vocals
  • Stephen Stills— backing vocals
  • Graham Nash— backing vocals
  • London Symphony Orchestra— orchestrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. Out on the Weekend
  2. Harvest
  3. A Man Needs a Maid
  4. Heart of Gold
  5. Are You Ready for the Country?
  6. Old Man
  7. There’s a World
  8. Alabama
  9. The Needle and the Damage Done
  10. Words