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In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Elektra” label released “The Original Delaney & Bonnie”, the second   Delaney & Bonnie studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Elektra Sound Recorders Studios”, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett and David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Bonnie Bramlett- vocals
  • Delaney Bramlett- guitars, vocals, arrangements
  • Leon Russell- guitars, piano, arrangements
  • Jerry McGee – guitars
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar
  • Bobby Whitlock- organ, keyboards, vocals
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone
  • Jim Price- trombone, trumpet, horns
  • Rita Coolidge- backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner, Jim Gordon- drums, percussion
  • Jimmie Haskell – string arrangements
  • John Haeny: engineer
  • Barry Feinstein: photography

Track listing:

  1. Get Ourselves Together – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Carl Radle
  2. Someday – Delaney Bramlett, Jerry Allison, Bonnie Bramlett, Doug Gilmore
  3. Ghetto – Delaney Bramlett, Bettye Crutcher, Homer Banks, Bonnie Bramlett
  4. When the Battle Is Over – Mac Rebennack, Jessie Hill
  5. Dirty Old Man – Delaney Bramlett, Mac Davis
  6. Love Me a Little Longer – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett
  7. I Can’t Take It Much Longer – Delaney Bramlett, Joey Cooper
  8. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man – Dan Penn, Chips Moman
  9. Soldiers of the Cross – traditional
  10. Gift of Love – Delaney Bramlett, Mac Davis
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In July 1987.

In July 1987, “Island” label released “Strange Weather”, the eleventh Marianne Faithfull album. It was recorded in 1987, at “A&R Recording Studios”, “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, and was produced by Hal Willner.

Personnel:

  • Marianne Faithfull – vocals
  • Bill Frisell- guitars
  • Michael Levine- violin
  • Sharon Freeman- piano
  • Fernando Saunders- bass
  • Chris Hunter – alto saxophone, flute
  • Garth Hudson- accordion
  • John- (credited as Mac Rebennack) – piano
  • Robert Quine- guitar
  • T. Lewis – drums, horn arrangements
  • Steve Slagle – alto saxophone
  • William Schimmel- accordion
  • Lew Soloff- trumpet
  • Michael Gibbs- string arrangements
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Tony Wright- cover and sleeve photography

Track listing:

  1. Stranger Intro – Bill Frisell
  2. Boulevard of Broken Dreams – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  3. I Ain’t Goin’ Down To The Well No More – Huddie Ledbetter, Alan Lomax, John Lomax
  4. Yesterdays – Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern
  5. Sign of Judgement – Kid Prince Moore
  6. Strange Weather – Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan
  7. Love, Life and Money – Julius Dixon, Henry Glover
  8. ll Keep It With Mine – Bob Dylan
  9. Hello Stranger – Doc Pomus, Mac Rebennack (Dr. John)
  10. Penthouse Serenade – Will Jason, Val Burton
  11. As Tears Go By – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Andrew Loog Oldham
  12. A Stranger On Earth – Sid Feller, Rick Ward

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “United Artists” label released “Sneakin’ Suspicion”, the fourth Dr. Feelgood album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Rockfield Studios” and was produced by Bert de Coteaux.

Personnel:

  • Lee Brilleaux – vocals, guitar, harmonica, slide guitar
  • Wilko Johnson- guitar, backing vocals
  • John B. Sparks – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • The Big Figure – drums, percusison, backing vocals
  • Tim Hinkley- keyboards
  • Pat Moran – audio engineer
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Paul Henry – design
  • Gered Mankowitz- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Wilko Johnson; except where noted.

  1. Sneakin’ Suspicion
  2. Paradise
  3. Nothin’ Shakin’ (But the Leaves on the Trees) – Cirino Colacrai, Eddie Fontaine, Johnny Gluck, Diane Lampert
  4. Time and the Devil
  5. Lights Out – Seth David, Mac Rebennack
  6. Lucky Seven – Lew Lewis
  7. All My Love
  8. You’ll Be Mine – Willie Dixon)
  9. Walking on the Edge
  10. Hey Mama, Keep Your Big Mouth Shut – Ellas McDaniel

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Elektra” label released “Playing Possum”, the fifth Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded in 1975 at “Sound Labs”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “Crystal Sound”, “ A&M Studios” and “Burbank Studios” in California, and was produced by Richard Perry.In 1991, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 20 on its  list of the “100 Greatest Album Covers.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon — acoustic guitar, guitar, piano, arrangements, vocals, background vocals
  • Jeff Baxter— guitar
  • Eddie Bongo — conga
  • Rita Coolidge— vocals, background vocals
  • Irving Cottler— drums
  • John— guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Alan Estes — percussion
  • Andrew Gold— guitar, drums, tambourine
  • Jim Gordon— drums
  • Abigale Haness — vocals, background vocals
  • James Newton Howard— arp Synthesizer, keyboards, electric piano
  • Carole King— vocals, background vocals
  • Clydie King— vocals, background vocals
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow— pedal steel guitar
  • Russ Kunkel— drums
  • Trevor Lawrence — saxophone, alto saxophone
  • Billy Mernit — piano
  • Joe Mondragon — bass
  • Ken Moore — vocals, background vocals
  • Tommy Morgan — harmonica
  • Andy Newmark— percussion, drums
  • Richard Perry— tambourine
  • Vini Poncia— vocals, background vocals
  • Emil Richards— percussion
  • Rodney Richmond — vocals, background vocals
  • Lee Ritenour— guitar, mandolin, electric guitar
  • Alvin Robinson— guitar
  • Leland Sklar— bass, drums
  • Fred Staehle — percussion
  • Ringo Starr— drums
  • Liza Strike — vocals
  • James Taylor— acoustic guitar, guitar, vocals, background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters — vocals, background vocals
  • Derrek Van Eaton — fiddle, flute
  • Lon Van Eaton — clarinet, flute, sitar
  • Klaus Voormann— bass
  • Willie Weeks— bass
  • Maxine Willard — background vocals
  • Carolyn Willis — vocals, background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon; except where noted.

  1. After the Storm
  2. Love Out in the Street
  3. Look Me in the Eyes
  4. More and More – Mac Rebennack, Alvin Robinson
  5. Slave – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  6. Attitude Dancing – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  7. Sons of Summer – Bill Mernit
  8. Waterfall
  9. Are You Ticklish
  10. Playing Possum

On August 31, 1971.

Sun Moon Herbs

 

 On August 31, 1971, “Atco” label released “The Sun Moon & Herbs”, the fourth Dr. John album. It was recorded July – October 1970, at “Trident Studios” in London, “Criteria Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Mac Rebennack and Charles Greene.

Personnel:

  • Dr. John – vocals, piano, organ, guitar, vibes, percussion
  • Eric Clapton- guitar
  • Ronnie Barron- keyboards
  • Graham Bond- alto saxophone
  • Jesse Boyce – bass
  • Carl Radle- bass
  • Walter Davis Jr. – piano
  • Jim Gordon- percussion, conga
  • John Boudreaux – drums
  • Vic Brox- pocket trumpet, organ
  • Tommy Ferrone – rhythm guitar
  • Steve York- bass
  • Ray Draper- tuba, percussion, background vocals
  • Wayne Jackson- trumpet, horn
  • Chris Mercer – saxophone
  • Jerry Jumonville – saxophone
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone
  • Ed Logan – tenor saxophone
  • Andrew Love- tenor saxophone
  • Bobby Keys- tenor saxophone
  • Jim Price- trumpet
  • Jack Hale – trombone
  • Kenneth Terroade – flute
  • Calvin “Fuzzy” Samuels – percussion
  • Freeman Brown – percussion
  • Fred Staehle – trap drums
  • Mick Jagger, Doris Troy, Shirley Goodman, Tami Lynn,  P. Arnold, Bobby Whitlock- background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Mac Rebennack except where noted.

  1. Black John the Conqueror
  2. Where Ya at Mule
  3. Craney Crow
  4. Familiar Reality (Opening) – Mac Rebennack, Jesse Hill
  5. Pots on Fiyo (Filé Gumbo) / Who I Got to Fall On (If the Pot Get Heavy)
  6. Zu Zu Mamou
  7. Familiar Reality (Reprise)

 

 

On June 30, 1971.

Stephen Stills

On June 30, 1971, “Atlantic” label released “Stephen Stills 2”, the second Stephen Stills album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Stephen Stills and Bill Halverson.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Stills – guitar, keyboards, bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Eric Clapton, Nils Lofgren – guitar
  • Billy Preston, Mac Rebennack, Nils Lofgren, Paul Harris – keyboards
  • Floyd Newman, James Mitchell – baritone saxophone
  • Andrew Love, Ed Logan, Sidney George – tenor saxophone
  • Jack Helm – trombone
  • Roger Hopps, Wayne Jackson – trumpet
  • David Crosby, Fearless Freddy, Henry Diltz, Nils Lofgren – backing vocals
  • Jerry Garcia – pedal steel guitar
  • Calvin “Fuzzy” Samuels – bass
  • Gaspar Lawrawal, Rocky Dijon – congas
  • Conrad Isidore, Dallas Taylor, Ringo Starr – drums
  • Bill Halverson – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephen Stills, except where noted.

  1. Change Partners
  2. Nothin’ to Do But Today
  3. Fishes and Scorpions
  4. Sugar Babe
  5. Know You Got to Run – Stephen Stills, John Hopkins
  6. Open Secret
  7. Relaxing Town
  8. Singin’ Call
  9. Ecology Song
  10. Word Game
  11. Marianne
  12. Bluebird Revisited

 

On April 9, 1969.

Remedies

On April 9, 1969, “Atco” label released “Remedies”, the third Dr. John album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Tom Dowd and Charles Greene.The photography was by Steve LaVere, taken in 1969 at the “Whisky a Go Go”.

Personnel:

  • Dr. John- vocals, piano, guitar
  • Cold Grits -guitars, bass, drums
  • Jessie Hill- backing vocals, percussion
  • Shirley Goodman,Tami Lynn – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Mac Rebennack.

  1. Loop Garoo
  2. What Goes Around Comes Around
  3. Wash, Mama, Wash
  4. Chippy, Chippy
  5. Mardi Gras Day
  6. Angola Anthem