Tag Archives: Mort Garson

In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Enterprise” label released “…To Be Continued”, the fourth Isaac Hayes  studio album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Isaac Hayes.

Personnel:

  • Isaac Hayes – vocals, arranger, piano, electric piano, bongos, timpani, vibraphone
  • Dale Warren- arranger
  • Pat Lewis – backing vocal arranger
  • The Bar-Kays: instrumentation
    • James Alexander- bass guitar
    • Cliff Acred – bass guitar
    • Ben Cauley – trumpet
    • Michael Toles – guitar
    • Ronnie Gordon – keyboards
    • Harvey Henderson – saxophone
    • Roy Cunningham – drums
    • Willie Hall- drums
  • Hot Buttered Soul Unlimited – backing vocals
  • William Brown, Henry Bush, Ron Capone – engineers
  • Joe Tarantino – mastering
  • David Krieger – art direction
  • Herb Kole – art supervisor
  • Joel Brodsky– photography

The Memphis Horns and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra: instrumentation

  • Richard “Johnny” Davis – trumpet
  • Bill Bell – trombone
  • Ernie Bernhardt – trumpet
  • Jackie Thomas – trombone
  • Edwin Hubbard – flute
  • Robert Snyder – violin
  • Ann Spurbeck – violin
  • James Terry – flute
  • Nick Vergos – English horn, oboe
  • John Wehlan – violin
  • Vincent de Frank – cello
  • Joe De’Gerolamo – French horn
  • Ed Freudberg – violin
  • Gloria Hendricks – violin
  • Nino Ravarino – viola
  • Hal Saunders – violin
  • Joan Gilbert – violin
  • John Davis – trumpet
  • Jack Fonville – flute
  • D’Gerolamo – French horn
  • Richard Dolph – French horn
  • Noel Gilbert – violin

Track listing:

  1. Ike’s Rap I – Isaac Hayes
  2. Our Day Will Come – Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson
  3. The Look of Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  4. Medley: Ike’s Mood I/You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – Isaac Hayes, Phil Spector, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  5. Runnin’ Out of Fools – Kay Rogers, Richard Ahlert
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In November 1966.

In November 1966, “Smash” label released “Handful of Soul”, the eighteenth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by James Brown.

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Go Get Stoned – Jo Armstead, Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
  2. Hold On, I’m Comin – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  3. Our Day Will Come – Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson
  4. A Message to Michael – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  5. The King – James Brown, Nat Jones
  6. 634-5789 – Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper
  7. When a Man Loves a Woman – Andrew Wright, Calvin Lewis
  8. Hot Mix – McKinley Johnson, Ted Wright
  9. Oh! Henry – James Brown, Nat Jones
  10. Get Loose – James Brown, Nat Jones

In November 1966.

In November 1966, “Columbia” label released “The Spirit of ’67”, the sixth Paul Revere & the Raiders studio album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Terry Melcher.

Personnel:

  • Paul Revere – keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay– lead vocals, saxophone
  • Phil “Fang” Volk– bass, lead vocals
  • Michael “Smitty” Smith – drums, lead vocals
  • Drake “The Kid” Levin– guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim “Harpo” Valley – guitar
  • Terry Melcher, Mort Garson– arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Good Thing – Mark Lindsay, Terry Melcher
  2. All About Her – Mark Lindsay, Terry Melcher, R. Gerhardt
  3. In My Community – Phil Volk
  4. Louise – Kincaid
  5. Why? Why? Why? (Is It So Hard) – Phil Volk
  6. Oh! To Be a Man – Mark Lindsay, Paul Revere
  7. Hungry – Mann, C. Weill
  8. Undecided Man – Mark Lindsay, Paul Revere
  9. Our Candidate – Michael Smith
  10. 1001 Arabian Nights – Mark Lindsay, Terry Melcher
  11. The Great Airplane Strike – Mark Lindsay, Paul Revere, Terry Melcher

In November 1966.

In November 1966, “A&M” label released “S.R.O.” (Standing Room Only), the seventh Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass’ album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss.

Personnel:

  • Herb Alpert – band leader, arranger,
  • Nick Ceroli – drums
  • Bob Edmondson – trombone
  • Tonni Kalash – trumpet
  • Lou Pagani – piano
  • John Pisano– guitar
  • Pat Senatore– bass
  • Julius Wechter – marimba, vibes
  • George Jerman – photography

Track listing:

  1. Our Day Will Come – Mort Garson, Bob Hilliard
  2. Mexican Road Race – Sol Lake
  3. I Will Wait for You – Michel Legrand, Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel
  4. Bean Bag – John Pisano, Julius Wechter, Herb Alpert
  5. The Wall Street Rag – Ervan Coleman
  6. The Work Song – Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown, Jr.
  7. Mame – Jerry Herman
  8. Blue Sunday – Julius Wechter
  9. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  10. For Carlos – John Pisano, Nick Ceroli, Herb Alpert
  11. Freight Train Joe – John Pisano
  12. Flamingo – Ted Grouya, Edmond Anderson

In May 1967.

In May 1967, “Elektra” label released “The Zodiac: Cosmic Sounds”, concept album on the theme of the signs of the Zodiac, by Paul Beaver, Mort Garson, Jacques Wilson and Cyrus Faryar. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Alex Hassilev.

Personnel:

  • Cyrus Faryar– narration
  • Paul Beaver– Moog and other electronic instruments
  • Emil Richards– exotic percussion
  • Bud Shank– bass flute
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Carol Kaye– bass guitar
  • Mike Melvoin– keyboards

Track listing:

All music by Mort Garson, all lyrics by Jacques Wilson

  1. Aries – The Fire-Fighter
  2. Taurus – The Voluptuary
  3. Gemini – The Cool Eye
  4. Cancer – The Moon Child
  5. Leo – The Lord of Lights
  6. Virgo – The Perpetual Perfectionist
  7. Libra – The Flower Child
  8. Scorpio – The Passionate Hero
  9. Sagittarius – The Versatile Daredevil
  10. Capricorn – The Uncapricious Climber
  11. Aquarius – The Lover of Life
  12. Pisces – The Peace Piper