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In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Music” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the fifth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, at “Morgan Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell– vocals
  • Elton John– organ, piano
  • Ron Wood– guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan, Tony Hazzard, Doris Troy, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Liza Strike – background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Ray Jackson– mandolin
  • Madelene Bell – tambourine
  • Ian Armitt – piano
  • Ricky Brown – bass guitar
  • Dave Glover – bass guitar
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Lesley Duncan – chorus caster
  • Jimi Horowitz – executive producer
  • Ed Thrasher– art director
  • Judith Sims – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning – Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Edsel Records” label released “Sing Children Sing”, the debut Lesley Duncan album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Jimmy Horowitz.

Personnel:

  • Lesley Duncan – vocals, guitar, mandolin
  • Jimmy Horowitz – organ, piano, celeste, keyboards
  • Toni Campo – bass
  • Terry Cox– drums
  • Elton John– piano
  • Tristan Fry– percussion
  • Joe Moretti – guitar
  • Chris Spedding– guitar, bouzouki
  • Ray Cooper– percussion
  • Engineered by Andy Knight, Mike Claydon
  • Art direction by John Hays
  • David Katz – string arrangements

Track listing:

All songs by Lesley Duncan unless otherwise noted.

  1. Chain Of Love – Lesley Duncan, Jimmy Horowitz
  2. Lullaby
  3. Help Me Jesus
  4. Rubin
  5. Rainbow Games
  6. Love Song
  7. Sunshine (Send Them Away)
  8. Crying In The Sun- Lesley Duncan, Jimmy Horowitz
  9. Emma – Lesley Duncan, Jimmy Horowitz
  10. If You Won’t Be Mine
  11. Sing Children Sing

 

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the sixth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Elton John.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell- vocals
  • Elton John- organ, piano
  • Ron Wood- guitar
  • Alan Skidmore- tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan- background vocals
  • Tony Hazzard- background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Doris Troy- background vocals
  • Ian Armit – piano
  • Tony Burrows- background vocals
  • Kay Garner – background vocals
  • Ricky Brown – bass
  • Dave Glover – bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Caleb Quaye- organ, guitar
  • Ray Jackson- mandolin
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Liza Strike – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning -Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane