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On June 4, 1977.

In June 1977, “Gryphone Records” label released “Tormé: A New Album”, the 15th Mel Tormé album. It was recorded in June 1977, in London.

Personnel:

  • Mel Tormé – vocals, arranger
  • Phil Woods – alto saxophone
  • Gordon Beck – keyboards
  • Barry Miles – piano
  • Vic Juris – guitar
  • Brian Hodges – electric bass
  • Terry Silverlight – drums
  • Christopher Gunning – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. All in Love Is Fair – Stevie Wonder
  2. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Ewan MacColl
  3. New York State of Mind – Billy Joel
  4. Stars – Janis Ian
  5. Send in the Clowns – Stephen Sondheim
  6. Ordinary Fool – Paul Williams
  7. Medley
  8. (Ah, the Apple Trees) When the World Was Young -M. Philippe Gerard, Angela Vannier, Johnny Mercer
  9. Yesterday When I was Young – Charles Aznavour, Herbert Kretzmer
  10. Bye Bye Blackbird – Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Columbia” label released “New York City (You’re a Woman)”, the fourth Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – piano, organ, guitars, mellotron, harmonium, vocals
  • Paul Humphries– drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter– percussion
  • Lou Shelton– guitar
  • Terry Kath– guitar solo
  • Carol Kaye, Herbie Flowers– electric bass
  • Bobby West – acoustic andelectric bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Rita Coolidge, Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Donna Weiss, Julia Tillman Waters, Edna Wright, Maxine Willard Waters, Lorna Willard, Edna Woods, Claudia Lennear, Dorothy Morrison, Robbie Montgomery, Jessie Smith, Robert John, Michael Gately and Jay Siegel – backing vocals
  • Doug Pomeroy, Frank Laico, Ken Scott, Mark Friedman, Sy Mitchell – engineers
  • Richard Avedon– cover photography
  • John Berg – design

Track listing:

  1. New York City (You’re a Woman) – Al Kooper
  2. John the Baptist (Holy John) – Al Kooper, Phyllis Major
  3. Can You Hear It Now (500 Miles) – traditional, arr. by Al Kooper
  4. The Ballad of the Hard Rock Kid – Al Kooper
  5. Going Quietly Mad – Al Kooper
  6. Medley
  • Oo Wee Baby, I Love You – Richard Parker
  • Love Is A Man’s Best Friend – Irwin Levine, Kooper
  1. Back on My Feet – Al Kooper
  2. Come Down in Time – Bernie Taupin, Elton John
  3. Dearest Darling – Bo Diddley
  4. Nightmare #5 – Al Kooper
  5. The Warning (Someone’s on the Cross Again) – Al Kooper, Phyllis Major

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Reprise” label released “Paradise and Lunch”, the fourth Ry Cooder album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Warner Brothers Studios” in Hollywood and
“The Burbank Studios” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder- guitars, mandolin, vocals
  • Milt Holland– drums, percussion
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Russ Titelman, Chris Ethridge– electric bass
  • Ronnie Barron– piano, organ
  • Red Callender, John Duke – bass
  • Plas Johnson– alto saxophone
  • Oscar Brashear– cornet
  • Bobby King, Gene Mumford, Bill Johnson, George McCurn, Walter Cook, Richard Jones, Russ Titelman, Karl Russell – voices
  • Earl Hines- piano
  • George Bohanon- horn arrangement
  • Nick DeCaro – string arrangement
  • Susan Titleman– cover paintings, photography

Track listing:

  1. Tattler – Washington Phillips, Ry Cooder, Russ Titelman
  2. Married Man’s a Fool – Blind Willie McTell
  3. Jesus on the Mainline – traditional
  4. It’s All Over Now – Bobby Womack, Shirley Womack
  5. Fool for a Cigarette/Feelin’ Good – Sidney Bailey,  B. Lenoir, Jim Dickinson (medley)
  6. If Walls Could Talk – Bobby Miller
  7. Mexican Divorce – Burt Bacharach, Bob Hilliard
  8. Ditty Wah Ditty – Arthur Blake

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Bell Records” label released “Portrait”, the fifth 5th Dimension album.  It was recorded August 1969-March 1970, at Wally Heider Studios in Hollywood, and was produced by Bones Howe. The album  cover features an impressionistic portrait by the artist LeRoy Neiman.

Personnel:

  • Billy Davis, Jr.- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Florence LaRue- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Marilyn McCoo- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Lamonte McLemore- background vocals
  • Ron Townson- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony- electric guitar
  • Mike Deasy- electric guitar
  • Dennis Budimir – rhythm guitar
  • Tommy Tedesco- rhythm guitar
  • Fred Tackett- finger pickin’ guitar
  • Joe Osborn- bass
  • Hal Blaine- drums, percussion
  • Larry Bunker- congas, mallets, percussion, drums
  • Gary Coleman – mallets, percussion
  • Larry Knechtel- piano, organ, tack piano
  • Jimmy Rowles– piano
  • Gary Illingworth – electric piano
  • Bob Alcivar– arranger
  • Engineer: Bones Howe
  • Mastering: Elliot Federman
  • Digital transfers: Mike Hartry
  • Production coordination: Jeremy Holiday
  • Production assistant: Bones Howe, Ann McClelland, Tom Tierney, Russ Wapensky
  • Product manager: Mandana Eidgah
  • Project coordinator: Arlessa Barnes, Glenn Delgado, Christina DeSimone, Karyn Friedland, Felicia Gearhart, Laura Gregory, Robin Manning, Brooke Nochomson, Ed Osborne, Larry Parra, Dana Renert, Bill Stafford, Steve Strauss
  • Archivist: Joanne Feltman, Glenn Korman
  • Research: Joel Whitburn
  • Assistants: Larry Cox, Johnny Golden, Rik Pekkonen
  • Arranger: Bob Alcivar, Bill Hollman, Bones Howe
  • Art direction: Beverly Weinstein
  • Design: Mathieu Bitton
  • Liner notes: Mike Ragogna

Track listing:

  1. Puppet Man – Howard Greenfield, Neil Sedaka
  2. One Less Bell to Answer – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Feelin’ Alright – Dave Mason
  4. This Is Your Life – Jimmy Webb
  5. A Love Like Ours – Bob Alcivar, Lamonte McLemore
  6. Save the Country – Laura Nyro
  7. Medley
  • The Declaration – Julianne Johnson, René DeKnight
  • A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
  • People Gotta Be Free – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  1. Dimension 5ive – Bob Alcivar

On the Beach (In the Summertime) – McNeil

On April 12, 1972.

Manassasss

On April 12, 1972, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled, debut  Manassas album. It was recorded at “Criteria Sound Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Stephen Stills, Chris Hillman and Dallas Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Stills- vocals, guitar, bottleneck guitar, piano, organ, electric piano, clavinette
  • Chris Hillman- vocals, guitar, mandolin
  • Al Perkins- vocals, pedal steel guitar, guitar
  • Calvin “Fuzzy” Samuel – bass
  • Paul Harris- organ, tack piano, piano, electric piano, clavinette
  • Dallas Taylor- drums
  • Joe Lala- vocals, percussion
  • Sydney George – harmonica
  • Jerry Aiello – piano, organ, electric piano, clavinette
  • Bill Wyman– bass
  • Roger Bush – acoustic bass
  • Byron Berline– fiddle
  • Jerry Garcia- pedal steel guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephen Stills, except where noted.

  1. The Raven
  2. Song of Love
  3. Medley
  • Rock & Roll Crazies – Stephen Stills, Dallas Taylor
  • Cuban Bluegrass – Stephen Stills, Joe Lala
  1. Jet Set (Sigh)
  2. Anyway
  3. Both of Us (Bound to Lose) – Stephen Stills, Chris Hillman

The Wilderness

  1. Fallen Eagle
  2. Jesus Gave Love Away for Free
  3. Colorado
  4. So Begins the Task
  5. Hide It So Deep
  6. Don’t Look at My Shadow

Consider

1.    It Doesn’t Matter – Chris Hillman, Rick Roberts, Stephen Stills

2.    Johnny’s Garden

3.    Bound to Fall – Mike Brewer, Tom Mastin

4.    How Far

5.    Move Around

6.    The Love Gangster – Stephen Stills, Bill Wyman

Rock & Roll Is Here to Stay

  1. What to Do
  2. Right Now
  3. The Treasure (Take One)
  4. Blues Man