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On February 16, 1972.

On February 16, 1972, “Bearsville” label released “Something/Anything?” the third Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded in 1971 at “I.D. Sound Studios” and “Runt Recorders” in Los Angeles, “The Record Plant” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Rick Valente – lead vocals
  • Mark Klingman – piano, organ
  • Charlie Schoning – piano
  • Mark Klingman – organ
  • Rick Derringer – guitar
  • Ralph Walsh – guitar
  • Robbie Kogale – guitar
  • Amos Garrett – guitar
  • Ben Keith – pedal steel
  • Randy Read – rhythm guitar
  • Tony Sales – bass
  • Stu Woods – bass
  • Bugsy Maugh – bass
  • Collie Read – bass
  • Jim Colgrove – bass
  • Stockman – drums
  • Billy Mundi – drums
  • Hunt Sales – drums
  • John Siomos – drums
  • Hope Ruff, Richard Corey, Brook Baxes, Anthony Carrubba, Henry Fanton, Edward Olmos, Vicki Robinson, Dennis Cooley, Cecilia Norfleet  – backing vocals
  • Serge Katzen – conga
  • Gene Dinwiddie – tenor sax
  • Jim Horn – tenor sax
  • John Kelson – tenor sax
  • Mike Brecker – tenor sax
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Barry Rogers – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren except where noted.

Side One: A Bouquet of Ear-catching Melodies

  1. I Saw the Light
  2. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference
  3. Wolfman Jack
  4. Cold Morning Light
  5. It Takes Two for Tango (This Is fort the Girls)
  6. Sweeter Memories

Side Two: The Cerebral Side

  1. Intro
  2. Breathless
  3. The Night the Carousel Burnt Down
  4. Saving Grace
  5. Marlene
  6. Song of the Viking
  7. I Went to the Mirror

Side Three: The Kid Gets Heavy

  1. Black Maria
  2. One More Day (No Word)
  3. Couldn’t I Just Tell You
  4. Torch Song
  5. Little Red Lights

Side Four: Baby Needs a New Pair of Snakeskin Boots (A Pop Operetta)

  1. Overture–My Roots
  2. Money (That’s What I Want) – Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy, Jr.
  3. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  4. Dust in the Wind – Mark Klingman
  5. Piss Aaron
  6. Hello It’s Me
  7. Some Folks Is Even Whiter Than Me
  8. You Left Me Sore
  9. Slut

In August 1978.

In August 1978, “Blue Sky” label released “White, Hot and Blue”, the 9th Johnny Winter album. It was recorded in 1978, at “The Schoolhouse”, and was produced by Johnny Winter.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Winter– vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Edgar Winter– vocals, keyboards, saxophone
  • Bobby Torello- drums
  • Isaac Payton Sweat – bass
  • Pat Rush- guitar
  • Pat Ramsey – harmonica
  • Tom Brock- mandolin

Track listing:

  1. Walkin’ by Myself – James A. Lane (k.a. Jimmy Rogers)
  2. Slidin’ In – Johnny Winter
  3. Divin’ Duck Blues – Sleepy John Estes
  4. One Step at a Time – Johnny Winter
  5. Nickel Blues – Johnny Winter
  6. Z. Rider – traditional
  7. Last Night – Walter Jacobs
  8. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  9. Honest I Do – Jimmy Reed

On July 30, 2013.

On July 30, 2013, “RCA” label released “Rhythm & Blues”, the 16th Buddy Guy studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Blackbird Studio” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Tom Hambridge.

Personnel:

  • Buddy Guy – lead vocals, guitar
  • Tom Hambridge- drums, tambourine, elephant bells, background vocals
  • Reese Wynans- piano, Hammond B3, Wurlitzer
  • Kevin McKendree- piano, Hammond B3, Wurlitzer
  • Michael Rhodes– bass
  • Tommy McDonald – bass
  • David Grissom– guitar
  • Rob McNelley – guitar, slide guitar
  • Keith Urban– vocals, guitar
  • Beth Hart– vocals
  • Steven Tyler– vocals
  • Joe Perry– guitar
  • Brad Whitford– guitar
  • Gary Clark, Jr.– vocals, guitar
  • The McCrary Sisters- background vocals
  • Jessica Wagner-Cowan, Herschel Boone, Shannon Kurfmann – background vocals
  • Wendy Moten – background vocals
  • Muscle Shoals Horns
  • Charles Rose – trombone, horn arrangements
  • Steve Herrman – trumpet
  • Jim Horn- baritone saxophone
  • Harvey Thompson – tenor saxophone
  • Chris Carmichael– strings, string arrangement
  • Ducky Carlisle – recording engineer

Track listing:

Disc One – Rhythm

  1. Best in Town – Buddy Guy, Tom Hambridge, Richard Fleming
  2. Justifyin – Buddy Guy, Tom Hambridge
  3. I Go by Feel – Tom Hambridge, Gary Nicholson
  4. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  5. What’s Up with That Woman –Tom Hambridge
  6. One Day Away – Tom Hambridge, Richard Fleming, Scott Holt
  7. Well I Done Got Over It – Eddie “Guitar Slim” Jones
  8. What You Gonna Do About – Tom Hambridge, Lee Roy Parnell, Gary Nicholson
  9. The Devil’s Daughter – Buddy Guy, To Hambridge
  10. Whiskey Ghost – Tom Hambridge, Gary Nicholson
  11. Rhythm Inner Groove – Buddy Guy, Tom Hambridge

Disc Two – Blues

  1. Meet Me in Chicago – Tom Hambridge, Robert Randolph
  2. Too Damn Bad – Tom Hambridge, Richard Fleming
  3. Evil Twin – Tom Hambridge, Richard Fleming
  4. I Could Die Happy – Tom Hambridge, Richard Fleming
  5. Never Gonna Change – Tom Hambridge, David Gogo
  6. All That Makes Me Happy Is the Blues – Tom Hambridge, Gary Nicholson
  7. My Mama Loved Me – Tom Hambridge, Richard Fleming
  8. Blues Don’t Care – Tom Hambridge, Richard Fleming
  9. I Came Up Hard – Buddy Guy, Tom Hambridge, Richard Fleming
  10. Poison Ivey – Mel London