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In December 1970.


In December 1970, “MGM” label released “The Black-Man’s Burdon”,the second Eric Burdon and War album. It was recorded 1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein.


  • Harold Brown– drums
  • Dee Allen– conga, percussion, vocal
  • B. Dickerson– bass, vocal
  • Howard Scott– guitar, vocal
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, vocal
  • Charles Miller– tenor, baritone, alto sax, flute
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, vocal
  • Eric Burdon– lead vocals
  • Sharon Scott and the Beautiful New Born Children of Southern California – vocals
  • Chris Huston – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks written Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott except where noted.

  1. Paint It Black [medley]
  • Black on Black in Black
  • Paint It Black I – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  • Laurel and Hardy
  • Pintelo Negro II – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  • P.C. 3
  • Black Bird
  • Paint It Black III – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  1. Spirit
  2. Beautiful New Born Child – Papa Dee Allen,Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  3. Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward
  4. The Bird and the Squirrel
  5. Nuts, Seeds and Life
  6. Out of Nowhere
  7. Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward
  8. Sun / Moon
  9. Pretty Colors
  10. Gun
  11. Jimbo
  12. Bare Back Ride
  13. Home Cookin
  14. They Can’t Take Away Our Music – Papa Dee Allen,Harold Brown,Eric Burdon, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. ScottWar, Jerry Goldstein


On November 10, 1967.


On November 10, 1967, “Deram” label released “Days of Future Passed”, the second Moody Blues album. It was recorded October – November 1967, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke. It was band’s first concept album, with mixture of classical and rock elements, and is widely regarded as one of the first progressive rock albums at all.


  • Mike Pinder- mellotron, piano, tambura, vocals
  • Ray Thomas- flutes, percussion, piano, vocals
  • Justin Hayward- acoustic & electric guitars, piano, sitar, vocals
  • John Lodge- bass, vocals
  • Graeme Edge- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Peter Knight– conducting, arrangements
  • The London Festival Orchestra
  • Derek Varnals – engineering
  • Hugh Mendl– executive production, liner notes
  • Michael Dacre-Barclay
  • David Anstey – cover design, cover painting

Track listing:

  1. The Day Begins
  • The Day Begins – Peter Knight, The Moody Blues
  • Morning Glory – Graeme Edge
  1. Dawn: Dawn Is a Feeling
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Dawn Is a Feeling – Mike Pinder
  1. The Morning: Another Morning
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Another Morning – Ray Thomas
  1. Lunch Break: Peak Hour
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Peak Hour – John Lodge
  1. The Afternoon: Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) / Time to Get Away
  • Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) – Justin Hayward
  • (Evening) Time to Get Away – John Lodge)
  1. Evening: The Sun Set: Twilight Time
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • The Sunset – Mike Pinder
  • Twilight Time – Ray Thomas
  1. The Night: Nights in White Satin
  • Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward)
  • Late Lament – Graeme Edge, Peter Knight