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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 April 1977.

In April 1977, “Island” label released “Izitso”, the tenth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded September 1976 – March 1977, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama;“Sound 80 Studios” in Minneapolis; “Ardent Studios” in  Memphis, Tennessee; “Le Studio”, “Morin Heights” in Quebec, Canada;  “Sweet Silence Studios” in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was produced by Cat Stevens
and David Kershenbaum.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– electric and acoustic guitars, steel guitar, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki, keyboards, piano, celesta, harpsichord, Wurlitzer electric piano, Fender Rhodes, Polymoog, Moog synthesizer, Minimoog, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP 2600, Yamaha CS-80, Yamaha GX-1, Yamaha  EA5R  electronic organ, music sequencer,[5] drums, percussion, harmonica,  brass,  arrangements, vocals, programming, illustrations, cover design
  • Jean Roussel– Hammond organ, piano, organ, synthesizer, ARP String Synthesizer, Yamaha CS-80, keyboards, flute, glockenspiel, vibraphone, string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • David Campbell– string and brass arrangements
  • Chick Corea– electric piano, keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– piano, electric piano, organ, keyboards
  • Tim Henson– acoustic piano, piano, organ, keyboards
  • Little Brother Montgomery– ARP 2600
  • Broderick Smith– harmonica
  • Marjorie Lagerwall– harp
  • Ray Gomez– guitar
  • Pete Carr– electric and acoustic guitar, steel guitar, ovation guitar, Epiphone Casino, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki
  • Jim Johnson– rhythm guitar
  • Weldon Myrick– steel guitar
  • Reggie Young– electric guitar
  • Bruce Lynch– double bass, electbass, bass synthesizer
  • David Hood– double bass, bass, bass synthesizer
  • Andy Newmark– drums, percussion
  • Bill Berg– drums, percussion
  • Barry Morgan– drums, percussion
  • Roger Hawkins– drums, percussion
  • Elkie Brooks– vocals on
  • Suzanne Lynch– backing vocals
  • Carla Benson– backing vocals
  • Evette Benton– backing vocals
  • Barbara Ingram– backing vocals
  • Gene Page– string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • Engineers – Harvey Goldberg, Mike Stavros, Ian Boughey, Nigel Walker, Flemming Rasmussen, Tom Jung, Paul Martinson, Nick Blagona, Mike Ross, Freddy Hansson, Steve Brandon, Jerry Masters, Gene Eichelberger, Dee Robb, John Kelly, Ken Frieson
  • Mastering – Ted Jensen, Bernie Grundman
  • Mixing – Claude Dupras
  • Design – Mathieu Bitton
  • Programming – Cat Stevens, Claude Dupras
  • Supervisor – Bill Levenson
  • Cover Designs – Eckford Stimpson
  • Photography – Moshe Brakha
  • Coordinator – Beth Stempel

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens, except where noted.

  1. (Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard
  2. Life
  3. Killin’ Time
  4. Kypros
  5. Bonfire
  6. (I Never Wanted) To Be a Star
  7. Crazy
  8. Sweet Jamaica
  9. Was Dog a Doughnut?- Cat Stevens, Bruce Lynch, Jean Roussel
  10. Child for a Day – Paul Travis, David Gordon

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Capitol” label released “Beautiful Loser”, the eighth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama, and was produced by Bob Seger, Barry Beckett, Pete Carr, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Spooner Oldham and Punch Andrews.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger – vocals, guitar, slide guitar, harmonica, piano, mixing
  • Barry Beckett- grand piano, organ, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Pete Carr- lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, percussion
  • David Hood- bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson- rhythm guitar
  • Spooner Oldham- organ, electric piano
  • Harrison Calloway – trumpet
  • Ron Eades – baritone saxophone
  • Charles Rose – trombone
  • Harvey Thompson – tenor saxophone
  • Drew Abbott– guitar
  • Chris Campbell – bass guitar
  • Charlie Martin – drums
  • Robin Robbins – organ
  • Kenny Bell – guitar
  • Tom Cartmell- saxophone
  • Paul Kingery – guitar solo
  • Robyn Robbins – mellotron
  • Stoney & Rocky – background vocals
  • Punch Andrews– mixing
  • Jim Bruzzesse – engineering
  • Jerry Masters – engineering
  • Steve Melton – engineering
  • Greg Smith – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Beautiful Loser
  2. Black Night
  3. Katmandu
  4. Jody Girl
  5. Travelin’ Man
  6. Momma
  7. Nutbush City Limits – Tina Turner
  8. Sailing Nights
  9. Fine Memory

On May 18, 2010.

The_Black_Keys_-_Brothers

On May 18, 2010, “Nonesuch” label released “Brothers”, the sixth Black Keys studio album. It was recorded 2009, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama, “The Bunker On Apple” in Portland, Oregon, “Easy Eye Sound System” and “Soil of the South Studios” in San Diego, and was produced by The Black Keys, Mark Neill and Danger Mouse.The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”; double Platinum in Canada and Gold in the UK.by the “BPI”.  In 2011, “Brothers” won three “Grammy Awards”, including honors for “Best Alternative Music Album”.

Personnel:

  • Dan Auerbach– vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Patrick Carney– drums, percussion
  • Tchad Blake– mixing
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Mark Neill – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, except where noted.

  1. Everlasting Light
  2. Next Girl
  3. Tighten Up
  4. Howlin for You
  5. She’s Long Go
  6. Black Mud
  7. The Only One
  8. Too Afraid to Love You
  9. Ten Cent Pistol
  10. Sinister Kid
  11. The Go Getter
  12. I’m Not the One
  13. Unknown Better
  14. Never Gonna Give You Up – Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, and Jerry Butler
  15. These Days

On August 20, 1979.

Bob_Dylan_-_Slow_Train_Coming

On August 20, 1979, “Columbia” released “Slow Train Coming”, the nineteenth Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded April – May 1979, and was produced by Barry Beckett and Jerry Wexler. This is first Dylan’s album after he became a born-again Christian, and all the tracks express his strong personal faith. The single “Gotta Serve Somebody”  won Dylan “Grammy” for best rock vocal performance by a male in 1980.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– guitar, vocals
  • Barry Beckett– keyboards, percussion
  • Mickey Buckins – percussion
  • Carolyn Dennis– background vocals
  • Tim Drummond– bass guitar
  • Regina Havis – background vocals
  • Mark Knopfler– lead guitar
  • Muscle Shoals Sound Studio– horns
  • Helena Springs – background vocals
  • Pick Withers– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Gotta Serve Somebody
  2. Precious Angel
  3. I Believe in You
  4. Slow Train
  5. Gonna Change My Way of Thinking
  6. Do Right to Me Baby
  7. When You Gonna Wake Up
  8. Man Gave Names to the Animals
  9. When He Returns