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In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Reprise” label released the self-titled, debut Maria Muldaur album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Warner Bros Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Maria Muldaur – vocals
  • Ry Cooder – acoustic guitar
  • Andrew Gold – acoustic guitar
  • David Nichtern – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Clarence White – acoustic guitar
  • David Lindley – Hawaiian guitar
  • Bill Keith – banjo, steel guitar
  • David Grisman – mandolin
  • Dr. John – keyboards, horn arrangements
  • Jim Dickinson – piano
  • Mark T. Jordan – piano
  • Spooner Oldham – piano
  • Greg Prestopino – vocal and background vocals, piano
  • James Gordon – organ, clarinet
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Ray Brown – bass
  • Dave Holland – bowed bass
  • Jimmy Calhoun – bass
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Freebo – bass
  • Amos Garrett – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Ed Shaughnessy – drums
  • John Boudreaux – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Chris Parker – drums
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion, string arrangements
  • Jerry Jumonville – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Artie Butler – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Beryl Marriott – violin
  • Larry Packer – violin, viola
  • Karen Alexander – backing vocals
  • Gloria Jones – backing vocals
  • Ellen Kearney – backing vocals
  • Bettye LaVette – backing vocals
  • Jessica Smith – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Any Old Time – Jimmie Rodgers
  2. Midnight at the Oasis – David Nichtern
  3. My Tennessee Mountain Home – Dolly Parton
  4. I Never Did Sing You a Love Song – David Nichtern
  5. The Work Song – Kate McGarrigle
  6. Don’t You Feel My Leg (Don’t You Get Me High) – Blue Lu Barker, Danny Barker, J. Mayo Williams
  7. Walkin’ One and Only – Dan Hicks
  8. Long Hard Climb – Ron Davies
  9. Three Dollar Bill – Mac Rebennack
  10. Vaudeville Man – Wendy Waldman
  11. Mad Mad Me – Wendy Waldman

In December 1982.

In December 1982, “Casablanca” label released “White Heat”, the twelfth Dusty Springfield studio album. It was recorded November 1981 – June 1982, at “Conway Recording Studios”, “Kendun Recorders” and “Group IV Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Howard Steele, Dusty Springfield and Andre Sischer.

Personnel:

  • Dusty Springfield – lead and background vocals
  • George Nauful – guitar
  • David Plehn – guitar
  • Jean Roussel – synthesizer, piano
  • Robbie Buchanan – piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Tommy Faragher – synthesizer, percussion, background vocals, Wurlitzer electric piano, Casio
  • Nicky Hopkins – piano
  • James Newton Howard – Prophet-5 synthesizer, string arrangements
  • Caleb Quaye – synthesizer, bass, guitar, Wurlitzer electric piano, Minimoog
  • Kevan Staples – clarinet, guitar, Minimoog
  • Steve Sykes – guitar, Wurlitzer electric piano, Minimoog
  • Nathan East – bass guitar
  • Davey Faragher – bass
  • Marlo Henderson – bass
  • Mark Leonard – bass
  • Kenny Lee Lewis – bass
  • André Fischer – drums
  • Casey Scheuerell – drums
  • Linn Drums – drums
  • Steve Zaretsky – percussion
  • Max Gronenthal – backing vocals
  • Eddy Keating – backing vocals
  • John Townsend – backing vocals
  • Danny Ironstone – backing vocals
  • Barbara Busa Cilla – backing vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – arranger, conductor
  • Howard Steele – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Zaretsky – engineer assistant
  • Lindy Griffin – engineer assistant
  • Philip Moores – engineer assistant
  • Karen Chamberlain – engineer assistant
  • Les D. Cooper – assistant engineer
  • Debra Courier – production assistant
  • Jackie Krost – executive producer
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Bret Lopez – photography
  • Mac James – paintings

Track listing:

  1. Donnez Moi – Jean-Alain Roussel, Paul Northfield, Luc Plamondon, Christiane Robichaud
  2. I Don’t Think We Could Ever Be Friends – Jean-Alain Roussel, Sting
  3. Blind Sheep – Daniel Ironstone, Tommy Faragher, Dusty Springfield, Mary Unobsky
  4. Don’t Call It Love – Dean Pitchford, Tom Snow
  5. Time and Time Again – Paul Buchanan, Jay Gruska
  6. I Am Curious – Carole Pope, Kevan Staples
  7. Sooner or Later – Tommy Faragher, Daniel Ironstone
  8. Losing You (Just a Memory) – Elvis Costello
  9. Gotta Get Used to You – Jean-Alain Roussel
  10. Soft Core – Carole Pope, Kevan Staples

On June 11, 1976.

On June 11, 1976, “Columbia” label released “Beautiful Noise”, the tenth Neil Diamond album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, at “Shangri La Studio”, “Kendun Recorders” and “Village Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Robbie Robertson.

Personnel:

  • Neil Diamond – vocals, acoustic and rhythm guitar, dobro
  • Robbie Robertson – guitar
  • Richard Bennett – guitar 
  • Jesse Ed Davis – guitar
  • Larry Knechtel – piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Alan Lindgren – piano, synthesizer
  • David Paich – Fender Rhodes, piano
  • Garth Hudson – Hammond organ, Lowrey organ
  • James Newton Howard – ARP, synthesizer
  • Dr. John – Hammond organ
  • Bob James – piano, arrangement, Fender Rhodes
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Bob Boucher – bass guitar, ARP
  • Dennis St. John – drums, percussion
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums, congas, harmony vocals
  • Joe Lala – percussion, tambourine, congas
  • Bob Findley – trumpet
  • Jerome Richardson – flute, clarinet
  • Linda Press – backing vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – arrangements, accordion

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Diamond, except where noted.

  1. Beautiful Noise
  2. Stargazer
  3. Lady Oh
  4. Don’t Think…Feel
  5. Surviving the Life
  6. If You Know What I Mean
  7. Street Life
  8. Home Is a Wounded Heart
  9. Jungletime
  10. Signs
  11. Dry Your Eyes – Neil Diamond, Robbie Robertson

On July 15, 1981.

On July 15, 1981,”Warner Bros” label released “Pirates”, the second Rickie Lee Jones. It was recorded January 1980 – April 1981, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Russ Titelman.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones – vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, horn arrangements
  • Buzz Feiten– guitar
  • David Kalish – guitar
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Clarence McDonald– keyboards
  • Randy Kerber– keyboards
  • Neil Larsen– keyboards
  • Russell Ferrante– keyboards
  • Donald Fagen– synthesizer
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer
  • Sal Bernardi – vocals, harmonica
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Victor Feldman– drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Art Rodriguez – drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Tom Scott– baritone and tenor saxophone
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet, flugelhorn, horn
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Ralph Burns– orchestral arrangements
  • Michael Boddicker– synthesizer
  • Nick DeCaro – orchestral arrangements
  • Arno Lucas– backing vocals
  • Leslie Smith – backing vocals
  • Joe Turano – backing vocals
  • Loyd Clifft, Mark Linett– engineer
  • Mike Salisbury – design
  • Brassaï– front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rickie Lee Jones, except where noted.

  1. We Belong Together
  2. Living It Up
  3. Skeletons
  4. Woody and Dutch on the Slow Train to Peking – Rickie Lee Jones, David Kalish
  5. Pirates (So Long Lonely Avenue)
  6. A Lucky Guy
  7. Traces of the Western Slopes – Sal Bernardi, Rickie Lee Jones
  8. The Returns

On June 5, 1976.

On June 5, 1976, “Elektra” label released “Another Passenger”, the seventh Carly Simon album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, celesta, guitar, acoustic and electric piano
  • Michael McDonald– acoustic piano, keyboards, electric piano, backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, organ
  • Van Dyke Parks– acoustic and electric pianos, accordion, marimba, arrangements
  • Mark T. Jordan – acoustic piano
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion
  • Jeff Baxter– electric, slide and steel guitar
  • Andrew Gold– electric guitar
  • Patrick Simmons– electric guitar
  • James Taylor– guitars, backing vocals, guitar
  • Tom Johnston– acoustic guitar
  • Paul Barrere– electric and slide guitars
  • Laurindo Almeida – guitar
  • Stephen Bruton– electric guitar
  • Lowell George– slide guitar
  • Fred Tackett– mandocellos
  • John– electric rhythm guitar
  • Glenn Frey– guitar
  • Tiran Porter– bass
  • Klaus Voormann– bass, electric and acoustic basses
  • Kenny Gradney – bass
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • John Hartman– drums
  • Keith Knudsen– drums
  • Richie Hayward– drums, backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Victor Feldman– percussion, marimba
  • Milt Holland– percussion, congas
  • Robert Greenidge– steel drums
  • Andrew Love– saxophone solo
  • Bud Shank – flute
  • David Campbell– string arrangements, viola, woodwind arrangements
  • Novi Novog– viola
  • Kirby Johnson – string arrangements
  • Ellen Kearney – backing vocals
  • Leah Kunkel – backing vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt– backing vocals
  • The Doobie Brothers– backing vocals
  • Jackson Browne– backing vocals
  • Libby Titus– backing vocals
  • Lucy Simon– backing vocals
  • Alex Taylor– backing vocals
  • Donn Landee – engineer
  • Glen Christiensen – art direction
  • Anne Gardner – design
  • Mary Ellen Mark – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. Half a Chance – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  2. It Keeps You Runnin’ – Michael McDonald
  3. Fairweather Father
  4. Cow Town
  5. He Likes to Roll
  6. In Times When My Head
  7. One Love Stand – Paul Barrere, Bill Payne, Kenny Gradney
  8. Riverboat Gambler – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  9. Darkness ‘Til Dawn – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  10. Dishonest Modesty – Carly Simon, Zach Wiesner
  11. Libby
  12. Be With Me – Carly Simon, Zach Wiesner

On October 11, 1974.

On October 11, 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Paper Money”, the second Montrose studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Ted Templeman and Ronnie Montrose.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals
  • Ronnie Montrose– lead vocals, guitar
  • Alan Fitzgerald– bass guitar
  • Denny Carmassi– drums
  • Mark Jordan – piano
  • Nick DeCaro – mellotron
  • Donn Landee– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Underground – Ilene Rappaport
  2. Connection – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. The Dreamer – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose
  4. Starliner – Ronnie Montrose
  5. I Got the Fire – Ronnie Montrose
  6. Spaceage Sacrifice – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose
  7. We’re Going Home – Ronnie Montrose
  8. Paper Money – Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose

On June 29, 2010.

On June 29, 2010, “Sub Pop” label released “Expo 86”, the third Wolf Parade album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Hotel2Tango”  in Montreal, Quebec.

Personnel:

  • Spencer Krug– vocals, keyboards
  • Dan Boeckner– vocals, guitar
  • Arlen Thompson – drums, engineer, mixing
  • Dante DeCaro– guitar, bass, percussion, keyboards
  • Harris Newman- mastering
  • Howard Bilerman- recording, mixing
  • Efrim Menuck- engineer
  • Gabrielle Butler – engineer (intern)
  • John Golden – lacquer cut
  • Dusty Summers – design
  • Meqo Sam Cecil – photography
  • Nick DeCaro – back cover photo
  • Des Shearing – front cover photo

Track listing:

  1. Cloud Shadow on the Mountain – Spencer Krug
  2. Palm Road – Dan Boeckner
  3. What Did My Lover Say? (It Always Had to Go This Way) – Spencer Krug
  4. Little Golden Age – Dan Boeckner
  5. In the Direction of the Moon – Spencer krug
  6. Ghost Pressure – Dan Boeckner
  7. Pobody’s Nerfect – Dan Boeckner
  8. Two Man in New Tuxedos – Spencer Krug
  9. Oh You, old Thing – Spencer Krug
  10. Yulia – Dan Boeckner
  11. Cave – o – Sapien – Spencer Krug

 

On December 29, 1975.

On December 29, 1975, “Reprise” released “Elite Hotel”, the third Emmylou Harris studio album. It was recorded in June 1975, at “Enactron Truck” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brian Ahern.

Personnel:

  • Emmylou Harris – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Brian Ahern- acoustic guitar, bass
  • Mike Auldridge– dobro
  • Byron Berline- fiddle, mandolin
  • Dianne Brooks – backing vocals
  • James Burton- electric guitar
  • Rodney Crowell- electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Rick Cunha – acoustic guitar
  • Nick DeCaro – string arrangements
  • Hank DeVito- pedal steel
  • Jonathan Edwards- backing vocals
  • Amos Garrett- electric guitar
  • Emory Gordy, Jr.- bass, backing vocals
  • Glen D. Hardin- piano, electric piano, string arrangements
  • Ben Keith- pedal steel
  • Bernie Leadon- acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– piano
  • Herb Pedersen- acoustic guitar, banjo, backing vocals
  • Mickey Raphael– harmonica
  • Linda Ronstadt- backing vocals
  • Fayssoux Starling- backing vocals
  • John Starling- acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Ron Tutt– drums
  • John Ware– drums
  • Brian Ahern – engineer
  • Bradley Hartman – engineer
  • Rudy Hill – engineer
  • Stuart Taylor – engineer
  • Miles Wilkinson – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Amarillo – Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell
  2. Together Again – Buck Owens
  3. Feelin’ Single, Seein’ Double – Wayne Kemp
  4. Sin City – Gram Parsons, Chris Hillman
  5. One of These Days – Earl Montgomery
  6. Till I Gain Control Again – Rodney Crowell
  7. Here, There and Everywhere – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Ooh Las Vegas – Gram Parsons, Ric Grech
  9. Sweet Dreams – Don Gibson
  10. Jambalaya (On The Bayou) – Hank Williams
  11. Satan’s Jewel Crown – Edgar L. Eden
  12. Wheels – Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Reprise” label released “Amigo”, the seventh Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Pilla and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie– vocals, guitar
  • Linda Ronstadt– vocals
  • Bill Green – guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Leah Kunkel – vocals, keyboards, electric piano
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Dan Velika – bass
  • Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Russ Kunkel– percussion, drums
  • Nick DeCaro – strings, accordion
  • Gayle LeVant – harp, harmonica
  • Lloyd Cliff, Donn Landee – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie; except where noted.

  1. Guabi Guabi
  2. Darkest Hour
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Victor Jara
  5. Patriots’ Dream
  6. Grocery Blues
  7. Walking Song – Leah Kunkel
  8. My Love
  9. Manzanillo Bay – Rob “Rabbit” Mackay
  10. Ocean Crossing
  11. Connection – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Warner Bros” label released “In the Pocket”, the seventh James Taylor studio album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “The Burbank Studios” in Burbank, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Stevie Wonder- vocals, harmonica
  • David Crosby- vocals
  • Art Garfunkel- vocals
  • Graham Nash- vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt- vocals
  • Carter Robertson – vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt- vocals
  • Carly Simon – vocals
  • Alex Taylor – vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Danny Kortchmar – electric guitar, mandolin
  • Herb Pedersen – vocals, banjo
  • David Grisman- mandolin, mandocello
  • David Lindley- dobro
  • Malcolm Cecil- Moog synthesizer
  • Clarence McDonald- Hammond organ, piano, Moog synthesizer, Fender Rhodes electric piano, horn organ
  • Nick DeCaro – voice, organ, horn organ,  accordion, ARP String Ensemble synthesizer, string and horn arrangements,
  • Craig Doerge- keyboards
  • Red Callender- double bass, tuba
  • Lee Sklar- bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Russ Kunkel- drums, percussion
  • Victor Feldman- percussion, marimba, bass marimba, vibraphone, orchestra bells
  • Bobbye Hall- bongos, shaker, triangle
  • Milt Holland- chimes, wind chimes
  • Kenny Watson – cimbalom
  • Ernie Watts- saxophone
  • Michael Brecker- saxophone
  • George Bohanon- trombone
  • Oscar Brashear- trumpet
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Gayle Levant – harp

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor except where noted.

  1. Shower the People
  2. A Junkie’s Lament
  3. Money Machine
  4. Slow Burning Love
  5. Everybody Has the Blues
  6. Daddy’s All Gone
  7. Woman’s Gotta Have It – Bobby Womack, Darryl Carter, Linda Cooke Womack
  8. Captain Jim’s Drunken Dream
  9. Don’t Be Sad ‘Cause Your Sun Is Down – James Taylor, Stevie Wonder
  10. Nothing Like a Hundred Miles
  11. Family Man
  12. Golden Moments