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On November 23, 1960.

On November 23, 1960, “RCA Victor” label released “His Hand in Mine”, the fifth Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded in October 1960, and was produced by Steve Sholes.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Scotty Moore – electric guitar
  • Hank Garland – acoustic guitar
  • Floyd Cramer – piano
  • Bob Moore – double bass
  • D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman – drums
  • Boots Randolph – saxophone
  • The Jordanaires – backing vocals
  • Millie Kirkham – backing vocals
  • Charlie Hodge – harmony and backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. His Hand in Mine – Mosie Lister
  2. I’m Gonna Walk Dem Golden Stairs – Cully Holt
  3. In My Father’s House – Aileene Hanks, arranger by Elvis Presley
  4. Milky White Way – Landers Coleman, arranged by Elvis Presley
  5. Known Only to Him – Stuart Hamblen
  6. I Believe in the man in the Sky – Richard Howard
  7. Joshua Fit the Battle – traditional, arranged by Elvis Presley
  8. Jesus Knows What I Need – Mosie Lister
  9. Swing Down Sweet Chariot – traditional, arranged by Elvis Presley
  10. Mansion Over the Hilltop – Ira Stanphill
  11. If We Never Meet Again – Albert E. Brumley
  12. Working on the Building – Winfried O. Hoyle, Lillian Bowles

On October 3, 1978.

On October 3, 1978, “Mercury” label released “Jerry Lee Keeps Rockin’”, the 34th Jerry Lee Lewis studio album. It was recorded 1977 – 1978, in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jerry Kennedy.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Lee Lewis – lead vocals
  • Janie Fricke, Ginger Holladay, Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires, Bergen White, Trish Williams – background vocals
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Jimmy Capps, Johnny Christopher, Ray Edenton, Duke Faglier, Jerry Kennedy, Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Pete Wade, Chip Young – guitar
  • Pete Drake, Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Harold Bradley – six-string bass guitar 
  • Bob Moore – upright bass
  • Mike Leech – bass
  • Jerry Carrigan, Buddy Harman – drums
  • Kenny Lovelace – fiddle
  • George Binkley III, Marvin Chantry, Carl Gorodetzky, Lennie Haight, Sheldon Kurland, Christian Teal, Samuel Terranova, Stephanie Woolf – strings
  • Bergen White – strings arrangements

Track listing:

  1. I’ll Find It Where I Can – Michael Clark, Zack Van Arsdale
  2. Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes – Slim Willet
  3. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  4. Last Cheaters Waltz – Sonny Throckmorton
  5. Wild and Wooly Ways – Bob Morrison, Alan Rush
  6. Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
  7. I Hate You – Leroy Daniels, Dan Penn
  8. Arkansas Seesaw – Michael Bacon, Thomas Cain
  9. Lucille – Albert Collins, Richard Penniman
  10. Pee Wee’s Place – Duke Faglier
  11. Before the Night Is Over – Ben Peters

On June 17, 1961.

On June 17, 1961, “RCA Victor” label released “Something for Everybody”, the sixth Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded on November 8, 1960, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and on March 12, 1961, at “Studio B” in Nashville, and was produced by Steve Sholes and Urban Thielmann.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Boots Randolph– saxophone
  • Scotty Moore– electric guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Hank Garland– electric guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell – lead guitar
  • Dudley Brooks–piano
  • Meyer Rubin – double bass
  • Floyd Cramer– piano
  • Bob Moore– double bass
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Buddy Harman– drums

Track listing:

  1. There’s Always Me – Don Robertson
  2. Give Me the Right – Fred Wise, Norman Blagman
  3. It’s a Sin – Fred Rose, Zeb Turner
  4. Sentimental Me – James T. Morehead, James Cassin
  5. Starting Today – Don Robertson
  6. Gently – Murray Wisell, Edward Lisbona
  7. I’m Comin’ Home – Charlie Rich
  8. In Your Arms – Aaron Schroeder, Wally Gold
  9. Put the Blame On Me – Fred Wise, Kay Tworney, Norman Blagman
  10. Judy – Teddy Redell
  11. I Want You With Me – Woody Harris
  12. I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell – Fred Wise, Ben Weisman

On June 5, 1962.

On June 5, 1962, “RCA Victor” label released “Pot Luck with Elvis”, the seventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded on March 22, 1961, at “Radio Recorders”  in Hollywood, June 25 and October 15, 1961, March 18 and March 19, 1962, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Steve Sholes and  Joseph Lilley.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– lead vocals
  • Scotty Moore– rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– lead guitar
  • Hank Garland– lead guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell– rhythm guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • Grady Martin– guitar, vibes
  • Floyd Cramer– piano, organ
  • Dudley Brooks– piano
  • Gordon Stoker – piano
  • Bob Moore– double bass
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Buddy Harman– drums
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Boots Randolph– saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Kiss Me Quick – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  2. Just for Old Time Sake – Roy C. Bennett, Sid Tepper
  3. Gonna Get Back Home Somehow – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  4. (Such an) Easy Question – Otis Blackwelland Winfield Scott
  5. Steppin’ Out of Line – Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller
  6. I’m Yours – Hal Blair, Don Robertson
  7. Something Blue – Paul Evans, Al Byron
  8. Suspicion – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  9. I Feel That I’ve Known You Forever – Doc Pomus, Alan Jeffreys
  10. Night Rider – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  11. Fountain of Love – Bill Giant, Jeff Lewis
  12. That’s Someone You Never Forget – Elvis Presley, Red West

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “RCA” label released “He Touched Me”, the seventeenth Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded March–June 1971, and was produced by Felton Jarvis. The album won Presley his second “Grammy Award”. In July 1999 the album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley –arranger, guitar, vocals
  • Felton Jarvis– producer
  • The Imperials– vocals
  • David Briggs– organ, piano
  • James Burton– guitar
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • Joe Esposito – guitar
  • Charlie Hodge, Ginger Holladay, Mary Holladay – vocals
  • Millie Kirkham, Kathy Westmoreland – vocals
  • Charlie McCoy – piano, organ
  • Sonja Montgomery – vocals
  • Joe Moscheo – piano, organ
  • Al Pachuki – engineer
  • June Page, Temple Riser – vocals
  • Norbert Putnam – bass
  • Chip Young – guitar

Track listing:

  1. He Touched Me – William J.Gaither
  2. I’ve Got Confidence – Andrae Crouch
  3. Amazing Grace – John Newton; arranged and adapted byElvis Presley
  4. Seeing is Believing – Red West, Glen Spreen
  5. He Is My Everything – Dallas Frazier
  6. Bosom of Abraham – William Johnson, George McFadden, Ted Brooks
  7. An Evening Prayer – Maude Battersby, Charles Hutchison Gabriel
  8. Lead Me Guide Me – Doris Akers
  9. There Is No God But God – Bill Kenny
  10. A Thing Called Love – Jerry Reed
  11. I John – William Johnson, George McFadden, Ted Brooks
  12. Reach Out to Jesus – Ralph Carmichael

In February 1972.

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In February 1972, “Columbia” label released “Blue River”, the ninth Eric Andersen album. It was recorded in 1971, in Nashville, and was produced by Norbert Putnam.

Personnel:

  • Eric Andersen- vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, harmonica, vocals
  • Joni Mitchell- vocals, backing vocals
  • David Bromberg- dobro, acoustic guitar
  • Andy Johnson- acoustic and electric guitar, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • David Briggs- organ, keyboards, celeste
  • Weldon Myrick- steel guitar
  • Glen Spreen- organ, harpsichord, keyboards, woodwinds
  • Eddie Hinton- acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Grady Martin- gut string guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Deborah Andersen- piano, backing vocals
  • Kevin Kelly- accordion
  • Farrell Morris- vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Norbert Putnam- bass
  • Mark Sporer- bass
  • Kenneth Buttrey- drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Jim McKevitt- drums
  • Rick Shlosser- drums
  • Jerry Carrigan- percussion
  • Millie Kirkham- backing vocals
  • Sonja Montgomery- backing vocals
  • Laverna Moore- backing vocals
  • Florence Warner- backing vocals
  • Temple Riser- backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires- backing vocals
  • The Holidays- backing vocals
  • Stan Hutto, Glen Kolotkin, Stan Tonkel – recording
  • Jessica Sowin – production manager
  • John Berg – art diredtion
  • Anthony DeCurtis – liner notes
  • Urve Kuusik, Sandy Speiser, Don Nelson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Is It Really Love at All – Eric Andersen
  2. Pearl’s Goodtime Blues – Eric Andersen
  3. Wind and Sand – Eric Andersen
  4. Faithful – Eric Andersen
  5. Blue River – Eric Andersen
  6. Florentine – Eric Andersen
  7. Sheila – Eric Andersen
  8. More Often Than Not – David Wiffen
  9. Round the Bend – Eric Andersen