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In March 1961.

In March 1961, “Atlantic” label released “My Favorite Things”, the seventh John Coltrane studio album. It was recorded in October 1960, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegün. In 1998, the album received “Grammy Hall of Fame” award.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– soprano and tenor saxophones
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Steve Davis– double bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • Tom Dowd, Phil Iehle — engineering
  • Lee Friedlander— photography
  • Loring Eutemey — cover design
  • Bill Coss — liner notes

Track listing:

  1. My Favorite Things – Oscar Hammerstein II,, Richard Rodgers
  2. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – Cole Porter
  3. Summertime – Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin
  4. But Not for Me – Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin
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In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Pablo” label released “Virtuoso”, the twenty-eight Joe Pass album. It was recorded on August 28, 1973, at “MGM Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Joe Pass – guitar

Track listing:

  1. Night and Day – Cole Porter
  2. Stella by Starlight – Ned Washington, Victor Young
  3. Here’s That Rainy Day – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  4. My Old Flame – Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston
  5. How High the Moon – Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis
  6. Cherokee – Ray Noble
  7. Sweet Lorraine – Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish
  8. Have You Met Miss Jones? – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  9. Round Midnight – Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  10. All the Things You Are – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  11. Blues for Alican – Joe Pass
  12. The Song Is You – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern

In October 1967.

In October 1967, “Liberty” label released “Gorilla”, the debut Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Gerry Bron and Lyn Birkbeck.

Personnel:

  • Vivian Stanshall– vocals, trumpet, euphonium, tuba, ukulele, cover design, liner notes
  • Neil Innes– piano, harpsichord, guitar, musical director
  • Vernon Dudley Bohay-Nowell – bass guitar, banjo, baritone saxophone, bass saxophone, whistle
  • Rodney Slater– alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, bass saxophone, clarinet, trombone, bass clarinet
  • Sam Spoons – double bass, percussion, spoons
  • “Legs” Larry Smith– drums, tuba, tap dance
  • Roger Ruskin Spear– saxophone
  • Eric Clapton– ukulele
  • Roger Ruskin Spear – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Cool Britannia – Vivian Stanshall, Neil Innes
  2. The Equestrian Statue – Neil Innes
  3. Jollity Farm – Leslie Sarony
  4. I Left My Heart in San Francisco – George Cory. Douglass Cross
  5. Look Out, There’s a Monster Coming – Vivian Stanshall
  6. Jazz (Delicious Hot, Disgusting Cold) – Bonzo Dog Band
  7. Death Cab for Cutie – Vivian Stanshall, Neil Innes
  8. Narcissus – Ethelbert Nevin
  9. The Intro and the Outro – Vivian Stanshall
  10. Mickey’s Son and Daughter – Eddie Lisbonna, Tommy Connor
  11. Big Shot – Vivian Stanshall
  12. Music for the Head Ballet – Neil Innes
  13. Piggy Bank Love – Neil Innes
  14. I’m Bored – Vivian Stanshall
  15. The Sound of Music – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers

In September 1965.

In September 1965, “Reprise” label released “September of My Years”, the 38th Frank Sinatra album. It was recorded April – May 1965, in Hollywood, and was produced by Sonny Burke.

Personnel:

  • Frank Sinatra– vocals
  • Gordon Jenkins– arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. The September of My Years – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  2. How Old Am I? – Gordon Jenkins
  3. Don’t Wait Too Long – Sunny Skylar
  4. It Gets Lonely Early – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  5. This Is All I Ask – Gordon Jenkins
  6. Last Night When We Were Young – Harold Arlen, Y. Harburg
  7. The Man in the Looking Glass – Bart Howard
  8. It Was a Very Good Year – Ervin Drake
  9. When the Wind Was Green – Henry Stinson
  10. Hello, Young Lovers – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  11. I See It Now – Alec Wilder, William Engvick
  12. Once Upon a Time – Charles Strouse, Lee Adams
  13. September Song – Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson

In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Reprise” label released “The World We Knew”, album by Frank Sinatra.  It was recorded in July 1967, in Hollywood, and was produced by Jimmy Bowen and H.B. Barnum.

Personnel:

  • Frank Sinatra- vocals
  • Nancy Sinatra- vocal
  • Gordon Jenkins- arranger, conductor
  • Billy Strange- vocals, guitars
  • B. Barnum- piano, arranger
  • Ernie Freeman- piano
  • Claus Ogerman- arrangements, orchestration

Track listing:

  1. The World We Knew (Over and Over) – Bert Kaempfert, Herbert Rehbein, Carl Sigman
  2. Somethin’ Stupid – Carson Parks
  3. This Is My Love – James Harbert
  4. Born Free – Don Black, John Barry
  5. Don’t Sleep in the Subway – Tony Hatch, Jackie Trent
  6. This Town – Lee Hazlewood
  7. This Is My Song – Charlie Chaplin
  8. You Are There – Harry Sukman, Paul Francis Webster
  9. Drinking Again – Johnny Mercer, Doris Tauber
  10. Some Enchanted Evening – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II

In August 1964.

In August 1964, “Prestige” label released “Black Pearls”, the twelve John Coltrane album. It was recorded on May 23, 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Art Taylor– drums

Track listing:

  1. Black Pearls – John Coltrane
  2. Lover, Come Back to Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
  3. Sweet Sapphire Blues – Bob Weinstock

 

 

On October 17, 1980.

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On October 17, 1980, “Vertigo” label released “Making Movies”, the third Dire Straits studio album.It was recorded June – August 1980, at “Power Station: in New York,and was produced by Jimmy Iovine and Mark Knopfler. The album was certified Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”; 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • John Illsley– bass, vocals
  • Pick Withers– drums, vocals
  • Roy Bittan– keyboards
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer
  • Jeff Hendrickson – assistant engineer
  • Jon Mathias – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Neil Terk – original design, artwork
  • Brian Griffin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler, except where noted.

  1. Tunnel of Love – Extract from “The Carousel Waltz” by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
  2. Romeo and Juliet
  3. Skateaway
  4. Expresso Love
  5. Hand in Hand
  6. Solid Rock
  7. Les Boys