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In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Reprise” label released the debut, self-titled Randy Newman album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Van Dyke Parks.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman – vocals, piano
  • Anthony Terran- trumpet
  • Herb Ellis- guitar
  • Jim Horn- saxophone
  • Plas Johnson- saxophone
  • Larry Knechtel- guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Carol Kaye- bass
  • Al Casey- guitar
  • Milt Bernhart- trombone
  • Mike Deasy, Ron Elliott- guitar
  • Lyle Ritz- bass
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Ray Kelley – cello
  • Ted Nash – saxophone
  • Don Bagley – bass
  • James Burton- guitar
  • Israel Baker- violin
  • Arnold Belnick – violin
  • Harold Bemko – cello
  • Harry Bluestone – violin
  • Samuel Boghossian – viola
  • Gene Cipriano – saxophone
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Jerome Reisler – violin
  • Victor Sazer – cello
  • Ralph Schaeffer – violin
  • Wilbur Schwartz – saxophone
  • Leonard Selic – viola
  • Sid Sharp – violin
  • Tommy Tedesco- guitar
  • Sal Valentino- guitar, vocals
  • Tibor Zelig – violin
  • Hubert Anderson – percussion
  • Joseph DiFiore – viola
  • William Hinshaw – French horn
  • Thomas Scott – saxophone
  • Harold Ayties – viola
  • Jesse Emrlich – cello
  • Elizabeth Ershoff – harp
  • David Filerman – cello
  • Gene Garf – piano, organ
  • Jan Hlinka – viola
  • Norman Jeffreis – drums
  • Gordon Pope – saxophone
  • James Rowles – piano
  • Joseph Tullio – cello
  • William Weiss – violin
  • Robert Knight – trombone
  • Nick DeCaro – piano, accordion
  • Frank DeCaro – guitar
  • James A. Decker – French horn
  • David Duke – French horn
  • Carl Fortina – accordion
  • Frederick Seykora – cello
  • James Getzoff – flute
  • Joe Gibbons – guitar
  • William Green – saxophone
  • Richard Hyde- trombone
  • Armand Karpoff – cello
  • Louis Kievman – viola
  • William Kurash – violin
  • Michael Lang – piano
  • Don Lanier – guitar
  • Gary LeVant – harmonica
  • Tommy LiPuma- engineer
  • Leonard Malarsky – violin
  • Lew McCreary – trombone
  • Jay Migliori – saxophone
  • Sid Miller – saxophone
  • Ollie Mitchell – trumpet
  • Louis Morell – guitar
  • Richard Perissi – French horn
  • William R. Perkins – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. Love Story (You and Me)
  2. Bet No One Ever Hurt This Bad
  3. Living Without You
  4. So Long Dad
  5. I Think He’s Hiding
  6. Linda
  7. Laughing Boy
  8. Cowboy
  9. Beehive State
  10. I Think It’s Going to Rain Today
  11. Davy the Fat Boy

 

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In April 1975.

In April 1975, “A&M” label released “Diamonds & Rust”, the seventeenth Joan Baez album. It was recorded in January 1975, and was produced by Larry Carlton, David Kershenbaum and Joan Baez.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, acoustic guitar, synthesisers, arranger
  • Larry Carlton– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, arranger
  • Dean Parks– electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Wilton Felder– bass
  • Reinie Press – bass
  • Max Bennett– bass
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Larry Knechtel– piano
  • Joe Sample– electric piano, Hammond organ
  • Hampton Hawes– piano
  • David Paich– piano, electric harpsichord
  • Red Rhodes– pedal steel guitar
  • Malcolm Cecil– synthesisers
  • Tom Scott– flute, saxophone, arranger
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Joni Mitchell– vocal improvisation
  • Rick Lo Tempio – electric guitar
  • Ollie Mitchell – trumpet
  • Buck Monari – trumpet
  • Rick Riggieri – engineer
  • Henry Lewy – engineer
  • Ellis Sorkin – assistant engineer
  • Bob Cato – design

Track listing:

  1. Diamonds & Rust – Joan Baez
  2. Fountain of Sorrow – Jackson Browne
  3. Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer – Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright
  4. Children and All That Jazz – Joan Baez
  5. Simple Twist of Fate – Bob Dylan
  6. Blue Sky – Dickey Betts
  7. Hello in There – John Prine
  8. Jesse – Janis Ian
  9. Winds of the Old Days – Joan Baez
  10. Dida – Joan Baez – duet with Joni Mitchell
  11. Medley: I Dream of Jeannie – Stephen Foster / Danny Boy – Frederick Weatherly

In March 1975.

In March 1975, “MCA” label released “Two Sides of the Moon”, the only Keith Moon. solo album. It was recorded August-December 1974, at “record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Keith Moon, Mal Evans, Skip Taylor, John Stronach and Steve Cropper.

Personnel:

  • Keith Moon, Ringo Starr, Gerald Garrett, Jim Gilstrap, Ira Hawkins, Ron Hicklin, Augie Johnson, Howard Kaylan, Clydie King, Dennis Larden, Gregory Matta, Sherlie Matthews, Ricky Nelson, Harry Nilsson, Irma Routen, Julia Tillman Waters, Mark Volman, Jay DeWitt White, Andrea Wills, Carolyn Wills, David Bowie – vocals
  • Joe Walsh, John Sebastian, Jesse Ed Davis, Ronnie Wood, Spencer Davis, Mike Condello, Beau Guss, Paul Lenart, Patti Quatro, Al Staehely, John Staehely, Skip Edwards, Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar – guitars.
  • Klaus Voormann, David Birkett, Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar, Ronnie Wood, Jean Millington, Jimmie Randall, Paul Stallworth – bass guitar
  • Jay Ferguson, Blair Aaronson, Nickey Barclay, Skip Edwards, David Foster, Norman Kurban – piano, keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Keith Moon, Ringo Starr, Kenney Jones, Jim Keltner, Cam Davis, Miguel Ferrer, Ron Grinel, James Ed Haymer, Mickey McGee, Curly Smith – drums, percussion
  • Joe Walsh, Blair Aaronson – synthesizers
  • Steve Douglas, Ollie Mitchell – horns
  • Bobby Keys – saxophones

Track listing:

  1. Crazy Like A Fox – Al Staehely
  2. Solid Gold – Nickey Barclay
  3. Don’t Worry Baby – Brian Wilson, Roger Christian
  4. One Night Stand – Dennis Larden
  5. The Kids Are Alright – Pete Townshend
  6. Move Over Ms. L – John Lennon
  7. Teen Age Idol – Jack Lewis
  8. Back Door Sally – John Marascalco
  9. In My Life – John Lennon-Paul McCartney
  10. Together – Harry Nilsson, Keith Moon, Richard Starkey

 

On June 8, 1970.

Bob_Dylan_-_Self_Portrait

On June 8, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Self Portrait”, the tenth Bob Dylan studio album.  It was recorded April 1969 – March 1970, and was produced by Bob Johnston. “Self Portrait” features both cover versions of pop and folk songs and original compositions.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Byron Bach – cello
  • Brenton Banks – violin
  • George Binkley III – violin
  • Norman Blake– guitar
  • David Bromberg– guitar, dobro, bass guitar
  • Albert Wynn Butler – clarinet, saxophone
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey– drums, percussion
  • Fred Carter, Jr. – guitar
  • Marvin Chantry – viola
  • Ron Cornelius– guitar
  • Charlie Daniels– bass guitar, guitar
  • Rick Danko– bass guitar, vocals
  • Pete Drake– steel guitar
  • Delores Edgin – vocals
  • Fred Foster– guitar
  • Solie Fott – violin, viola
  • Bubba Fowler– guitar
  • Dennis Good – trombone
  • Emanuel Green – violin
  • Hilda Harris – vocals
  • Levon Helm– mandolin, drums, vocals
  • Freddie Hill – trumpet
  • Karl Himmel – clarinet, saxophone, trombone
  • Garth Hudson– keyboards
  • Lilian Hunt – violin
  • Martin Katahn – violin
  • Doug Kershaw – violin
  • Al Kooper – guitar, horn, keyboards
  • Sheldon Kurland – violin
  • Richard Manuel – piano, vocals
  • Martha McCrory – cello
  • Charlie McCoy – guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, vibes
  • Barry McDonald – violin
  • Ollie Mitchell – trumpet
  • Carol Montgomery – vocals
  • Bob Moore – bass guitar
  • Gene A. Mullins – baritone horn
  • Joe Osborn – guitar, bass guitar
  • June Page – vocals
  • Rex Peer – trombone
  • Bill Pursell – piano
  • Robbie Robertson – guitar, vocals
  • Albertine Robinson – vocals
  • Al Rogers – drums
  • Frank Smith – trombone
  • Maretha Stewart – vocals
  • Gary Van Osdale – viola
  • Bill Walker – arrangements
  • Bob Wilson – organ, piano
  • Stu Woods – bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. All the Tired Horses – Bob Dylan
  2. Alberta #1 – Bob Dylan
  3. I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know – Cecil A. Null
  4. Days of 49 – Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner
  5. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot
  6. In Search of Little Sadie – traditional
  7. Let It Be Me – Gilbert Becaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoe
  8. Woogie Boogie – Bob Dylan
  9. Belle Isle – traditional
  10. Living the Blues – Bob Dylan
  11. Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan (recorded live August 31, 1969, at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  12. Cooper Kettle – Alfred Frank Beddoe
  13. Gotta Travel On – Paul Clayton, Larry Ehrlich, David Lazar, Tom Six
  14. Blue Moon – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  15. The Boxer – Paul Simon
  16. The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo) – Bob Dylan (Recorded live August 31, 1969 at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  17. Take Me as I Am (Or let Me Go) – Boudleaux Bryant
  18. Take a Message to Mary – Felice Brtant, Boudleaux Bryant
  19. It Hurts me Too – traditional
  20. Minstrel Boy –Bob Dylan (Recorded live August 31, 1969 at the “Isle of Wight Festival”)
  21. She Belongs to Me – Bob Dylan (Recorded live August 31, 1969 at the” Isle of Wight Festival”)
  22. Wigwam – Bob Dylan
  23. Alberta # 2 – Bob Dylan

On February 20, 1974.

Pretzel_Logic

On February 20, 1974, “ABC” label released “Pretzel Logic”, the third Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded October 1973 – January 1974 at the “Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gary Katz.  The cover photo of the New York pretzel seller was by Raeanne Rubenstein. On September 7, 1993, “Pretzel Logic” was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”. Magazine “NME” named “Pretzel Logic” best album of 1974. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked “Pretzel Logic” at number 385 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Donald Fagen- keyboards, saxophone, lead vocals
  • Walter Becker- bass, guitar, background vocals
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter- lead guitar
  • Denny Dias- guitar
  • Jim Hodder- backing vocals
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Michael Omartian- keyboards
  • David Paich- keyboards
  • Timothy B. Schmit- bass, background vocals
  • Wilton Felder- bass
  • Chuck Rainey- bass
  • Ben Benay – guitar
  • Dean Parks- guitar, banjo
  • Plas Johnson- saxophone
  • Jerome Richardson- saxophone
  • Ernie Watts- saxophone
  • Lew McCreary – horn
  • Ollie Mitchell- trumpet
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Jimmie Haskell – orchestration
  • David Larkham – design
  • Ed Caraeff – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, except where noted.

  1. Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
  2. Night by Night
  3. Any Major Dude Will Tell You
  4. Barrytown
  5. East St. Louis Toodle – Duke Ellington, Bubber Miley
  6. Parker’s Band
  7. Through with Buzz
  8. Pretzel Logic
  9. With a Gun
  10. Charlie Freak
  11. Monkey in Your Soul