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In February 1976.

In February 1976, “Hi” label released “Full of Fire”, the tenth Al Green studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Willie Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Al Green – vocals
  • Teenie Hodges- guitar
  • Leroy Hodges- bass
  • Charles Hodges- organ
  • Howard Grimes- drums, congas
  • Archie Turner, Michael Allen – piano
  • Charles Chalmers, Donna Rhodes, Sandra Rhodes – backing vocals
  • Andrew Love, Lewis Collins – tenor saxophone
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson- trumpet
  • Jack Hale – trombone
  • The Memphis Strings – strings
  • Norman Seeff- photography

Track listing:

  1. Glory, Glory – Al Green, Willie Mitchell
  2. That’s the Way It Is – Al Green
  3. Always – Al Green, Charles Hodges
  4. There’s No Way – Willie Mitchell, Earl Randle
  5. I’d Fly Away – Al Green
  6. Full of Fire – Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges
  7. Together Again – Buck Owens
  8. Soon as I Get Home – Al Green, Michael Allen
  9. Let It Shine – Al Green, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges

 

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In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Capitol” label released “Sun Secrets”, the first Eric Burdon Band album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – vocals
  • Aalon Butler – guitar
  • Randy Rice – bass
  • Alvin Taylor- drums
  • Ed Barton – engineer
  • Norman Seeff- photography

Track listing:

  1. It’s My Life – Roger Atkins, Carl D’Errico
  2. Ring of Fire – June Carter, Merle Kilgore
  3. Medley: When I Was Young / War Child – Eric Burdon, Aalon Butler
  4. The Real Me – Eric Burdon, Aalon Butler
  5. Medley:Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood / Nina’s School – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus, Gloria Caldwell, Eric Burdon, Aalon Butler
  6. Letter from the County Farm – Eric Burdon, Rosco Gordon
  7. Sun Secrets – Aalon Butler

In November 1976.

In November 1976, “Asylum” label released “Hejira”, the eighth Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joni Mitchell. In 1991, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 11 on its list of the “Greatest Album Covers of all Time”. In 2000, “Spex” magazine critics voted it the 55th greatest album of the 20th century.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Larry Carlton– electric and acoustic guitar
  • Jaco Pastorius– bass guitar
  • Max Bennett– bass guitar
  • Chuck Domanico– double bass
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone
  • Neil Young– harmonica
  • Abe Most– clarinet
  • Chuck Findley, Tom Scott– horns
  • Henry Lewy– production, recording, mixing
  • Steve Katz– assistant production, mixing
  • Keith Williamson – art direction
  • Joel Bernstein, Norman Seeff– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell.

  1. Coyote
  2. Amelia
  3. Furry Sings the Blues
  4. Hejira
  5. Song for Sharon
  6. Black Crow
  7. Blue Motel Room
  8. Refugee of the Roads

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Capitol” label released “The Joker”, the eighth Steve Miller Band album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Steve Miller. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Miller– guitar, vocals, harmonica
  • Gerald Johnson – bass guitar, vocals
  • Dick Thompson – organ, clavinet
  • John King – drums
  • Lonnie Turner – bass guitar
  • “Sneaky” Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • John Van Hamersveld, Norman Seeff– album cover design
  • Norman Seeff – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sugar Babe – Steve Miller
  2. Mary Lou – Obie Jessie, Sam Ling
  3. Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma – Steve Miller
  4. Your Cash Ain’t Nothin’ but Trash – Chuck Calhoun
  5. The Joker – Steve Miller, Eddie Curtis, Ahmet Ertegün
  6. The Lovin’ Cup – Steve Miller
  7. Come On in My Kitchen ( recorded live at the Tower Theater, Philadelphia) – Robert Johnson
  8. Evil (live) – Steve Miller
  9. Something to Believe In – Steve Miller

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Capitol” label released “Bloodrock U.S.A.”, the fourth Bloodrock album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Rick Cobb, Ed Grundy, Stephen Hill, Lee Pickens, Nick Taylor, Jim Rutledge and John Palladino.

Personnel:

  • Lee Pickens – guitar, vocals
  • Jim Rutledge – vocals
  • Rick Cobb – drums, percussion
  • Ed Grundy – bass,vocals
  • Nick Taylor – guitar, vocals
  • Stephen Hill – keyboards, vocals
  • John Hoernle – art direction
  • Cecil Jones – engineer
  • Norman Seeff- photography
  • John “Sly” Wilson – engineer

Track listing:

  1. It’s a Sad World – Bill Ham, Warren Ham
  2. Don’t Eat the Children – John Nitzinger
  3. Promises – John Nitzinger
  4. Crazy ‘Bout You Babe – R. Kates, S. Garrett
  5. Hangman’s Dance – John Nitzinger
  6. American Burn – Lee Pickens, Jim Rutledge, Nick Taylor
  7. Rock & Roll Candy Man – Ed Grundy, Jim Rutledge
  8. Abracadaver – Rick Cobb, Lee Pickens, Jim Rutledge, Nick Taylor
  9. Magic Man – Rick Cobb, Lee Pickens, Jim Rutledge

In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Wavelength”, the tenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Van Morrison. The album cover photography was by Norman Seeff.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric piano, alto saxophone, backing vocals
  • Peter Bardens– keyboards, synthesizer
  • Bobby Tench– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Herbie Armstrong – rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Mickey Feat – bass
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • Garth Hudson– organ, synthesizer, accordion
  • Ginger Blake – backing vocals
  • Laura Creamer– backing vocals
  • Linda Dillard – backing vocals
  • Mitch Dalton – Spanish guitar
  • Kuma – bass
  • Special assistance with production – Mick Glossop, Bobby Tenchand, Peter Bardens
  • Production assistant – Paul Wexler
  • Second engineers – Alan Douglas, Richard Ash
  • Remixed – Brooke Arthur
  • Engineer: Mick Glossop
  • Additional remix engineer – Peter Granet
  • Assisting engineer – David Latman, Alex Kash
  • Coordination – Danny Lipsius
  • Art direction – John Cabalka
  • Design – Brad Kanawyer

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison except where noted.

  1. Kingdom Hall
  2. Checkin’ It Out
  3. Natalia
  4. Venice U.S.A.
  5. Lifetimes
  6. Wavelength
  7. Santa Fe/Beautiful Obsession – Jackie De Shannon, Van Morrison
  8. Hungry for Your Love
  9. Take It Where You Find It

 

In August 1979.

In August 1979, “Mercury” label released “Into the Music”, the eleventh Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by Van Morrison and Mick Glossop.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Herbie Armstrong – guitar, backing vocals
  • Pee Wee Ellis– tenor saxophone
  • David Hayes– bass
  • Mark Isham– trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Mark Jordan – piano
  • Katie Kissoon– backing vocals
  • Toni Marcus – mandolin, violin, viola, stroviola
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • John Allair – organ
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • Robin Williamson– penny whistle
  • Kurt Wortman – drums
  • Assistant producer, recorded, mixed by: Mick Glossop
  • Assistant Engineers: Alex Kash, Leslie Ann Jones
  • Horn arrangements: Pee Wee Ellis, Mark Isham
  • Coordination: Richard Freeman, Ed Fletcher
  • Photography, design: Norman Seeff

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Bright Side of the Road
  2. Full Force Gale
  3. Steppin’ Out Queen
  4. Troubadours
  5. Rolling Hills
  6. You Make Me Feel So Free
  7. Angeliou
  8. And the Healing Has Begun
  9. It’s All in the Game – Charles Dawes, Carl Sigman
  10. You Know What They’re Writing About