In October 1972, “A&M” label released “The Lady’s Not for Sale”, the third Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios” and “Sunset Sound “ in Los Angeles and was produced by David Anderle.
Rita Coolidge – vocals
Marc Benno – guitar
Al Kooper – lead guitar
John Sebastian – harmonica
Jerry McGee – acoustic guitar
Bernie Leadon – guitar
Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel and National slide guitar
On November 15, 1971, “Shelter” label released “Asylum Choir II”, the second and final Leon Russell and Marc Benno album. It was recorded February 1967 – April 1969, at “Skyhill Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Leon Russell and Marc Benno.
Marc Benno– vocals, guitars
Leon Russell– bass, guitar, keyboards, piano, vocals
Jesse Ed Davis– guitars
Chuck Blackwell– drums
Carl Radle– bass
Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass
All tracks by Leon Russell and Marc Benno except where noted.
On April 19, 1971, “Elektra” label released “L.A. Woman”, the sixth Doors studio album. It was recorded December 1970 – January 1971, at “The Doors Workshop” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Botnick and The Doors. This was band’s last album to feature Jim Morrison, who died three months after the album’s release. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “L.A. Woman” at number 364 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.
Jim Morrison– lead vocals, percussion, piano
Ray Manzarek– Hammond organ on tracks, tack piano, Vox Continental, rhythm guitar, Gibson G-101, Wurlitzer electric piano , Rhodes piano, lead vocals