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In September 1972.

In September 1972, “Columbia” label released “My Time”, the fifth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama, and “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Rot Halee and Boz Scaggs.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – vocals, electric guitar
  • Barry Beckett– piano
  • Pete Carr – electric guitar
  • Charles Chalmers– saxophone, background vocals
  • Sandra Chalmers – background vocals
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Eddie Hinton– acoustic guitar
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Clayton Ivey – organ, keyboards
  • Jimmy Johnson– electric guitar
  • Donna Rhodes – background vocals
  • David Brown– bass guitar
  • Dorothy Morrison – background vocals
  • George Rains – drums
  • Linda Tillery– background vocals
  • Joachim Young – keyboards
  • Muscle Shoals Horns, Bob Ferreira, Tom Harrell, Mel Martin, Jim Rothermel, Jack Scherer, Jules Broussard – horns
  • Anne Garner – graphics
  • Ethan A. Russell – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Dinah Flo
  2. Slowly in the West – David Brown
  3. Full-Lock Power Slide
  4. Old Time Lovin’ – Al Green
  5. Might Have to Cry
  6. Hello My Lover – Allen Toussaint
  7. Freedom for the Stallion – Allen Toussaint
  8. He’s a Fool for You
  9. We’re Gonna Roll
  10. My Time
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In March 1971.

In March 1971, “Columbia” label released “Moments”, the third Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitar, vocals
  • George Rains – drums
  • David Brown – bass
  • Jymm (Joachim) Young – keyboards
  • James “Curley” Cooke – guitar
  • Doug Simril: keyboards – guitar
  • Coke Escovedo, Pete Escovedo – percussion
  • Craymore Stevens – rhythm guitar
  • Bill Atwood – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Pat O’Hara – trombone, horn arrangements
  • Mel Martin – saxophone
  • Brian Rogers – string arrangements
  • The Rita CoolidgeLadies Ensemble – backing vocals
  • John McFee – steel guitar
  • Ben Sidran – keyboards, vibraphone
  • Glyn Johns – mixing
  • Anne Blackford – cover design
  • George H. Conger – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs; except where noted

  1. We Were Always Sweethearts
  2. Downright Women
  3. Painted Bells
  4. Alone, Alone – David Brown
  5. Near You
  6. I Will Forever Sing (The Blues) – Powell St. John
  7. Moments
  8. Hollywood Blues
  9. We Been Away – David Brown
  10. Can I Make It Last (Or Will It Just Be Over)

 

In December 1971.

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In December 1971, “Columbia” label released “Boz Scaggs & Band”, the fourth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Olympic Studios” in London, “CBS Studios” in New York City, and “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Boz Scaggs and Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitar, vocals
  • David Brown– bass
  • Eddie Lee Charlton – drums
  • Chepito Areas – conga, timbales
  • Mike Carabello – percussion, conga, timbales
  • Lee Charleton – sound effects
  • Rita Coolidge– background vocals
  • Dorothy Morrison – background vocals
  • Mel Martin – saxophone
  • Pat O’Hara – trombone
  • Tom Poole – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • George Rains – drums, percussion
  • Doug Simril – guitar, piano
  • Joachim Jymm Young – organ, piano, keyboards, vibraphone

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Monkey Time – Bob Scaggs, Clive Arrowsmith
  2. Runnin’ Blue – Bob Scaggs, Patrick O’Hara
  3. Up to You – Bob Scaggs, Clive Arrowsmith
  4. Love Anyway
  5. Flames of Love – Bob Scaggs, Clive Arrowsmith
  6. Here to Stay
  7. Nothing Will Take Your Place
  8. Why Why – Bob Scaggs, Tim Davis
  9. You’re So Good

On November 9, 1973.

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On November 9, 1973, “Columbia” label released “Welcome”, the fifth Santana studio album.  It was recorded from April to June 1973, and was produced by Tom Coster, Michael Shrieve and Carlos Santana.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana– electric and acoustic guitars , bass, kalimba, percussion , vocals
  • Tom Coster- organ, piano , marimba, percussion , strings arrangements
  • Richard Kermode – organ, mellotron, piano, marimba, shekere, percussion
  • Douglas Rauch– guitar
  • Michael Shrieve– drums
  • José “Chepito” Areas– percussion, congas, timbales
  • Armando Peraza– percussion, congas , bongos, cabasa
  • Leon Thomas– lead vocals, whistling
  • Wendy Haas– vocals
  • Flora Purim– lead vocals
  • John McLaughlin– guitar
  • Joe Farrell– flute
  • Bob Yance – flute
  • Mel Martin – flute
  • Douglas Rodriguez – rhythm guitar
  • Tony Smith– drums
  • Jules Broussard – soprano saxophone
  • Greg Adams – strings arrangements

Track listing

  1. Going Home – Spiritualadapted from Antonín Dvořák’s “New World Symphony”; arr. by Alice Coltrane, Santana Band
  2. Love, Devotion and Surrender – Carlos Santana, Richard Kermode
  3. Samba de Sausalito – Jose Areas
  4. When I Look Into Your Eyes – Michael Shrieve, Tom Coster
  5. Yours Is the Light – Richard Kermode
  6. Mother Africa – Herbie Mann
  7. Light of Life – Richard Kermode, Carlos Santana, Tom Coster
  8. Flame – Sky – John McLaughlin, Doug Rauch, Carlos Santana
  9. Welcome – John Coltrane