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In March 1966.

In March 1966, “Dunhill” label released “If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears”, the debut Mamas & the Papas album. It was recorded 1965 – 1966, and was produce by Lou Adler. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 127 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Denny Doherty– vocals
  • Cass Elliot– vocals
  • John Phillips– vocals, guitar
  • Michelle Phillips– vocals
  • F. Sloan– guitars, additional vocals
  • Larry Knechtel- keyboards
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Joe Osborn– bass guitar
  • Bud Shank– flute
  • Peter Pilafian – electric violin
  • Bones Howe– engineer
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Monday, Monday – John Phillips
  2. Straight Shooter – John Phillips
  3. Got a Feelin’ – John Phillips, Denny Doherty
  4. I Call Your Name – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Do You Wanna Dance – Bobby Freeman
  6. Go Where You Wanna Go – John Phillips
  7. California Dreamin’ – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  8. Spanish Harlem – Jerry Leiber, Phil Spector
  9. Somebody Groovy – John Phillips
  10. Hey Girl – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  11. You Baby – Steve Barri,  F. Sloan
  12. The ‘In’ Crowd – Billy Page
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In February 1967.

In February 1967, “Dunhill” label released “The Mamas & The Papas Deliver”, the third Mamas & the Papas album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Lou Adler.

Personnel:

  • Denny Doherty- vocals
  • Cass Elliot- vocals
  • John Phillips- vocals, guitar
  • Michelle Phillips- vocals
  • Hal Blaine- drums, percussion
  • Larry Knechtel- keyboards
  • Jim Horn- flute, saxophone
  • Joe Osborn- bass guitar
  • “Doctor” Eric Hord – guitar
  • F. Sloan- guitar
  • Gary Coleman – percussion, bells, marimba

Track listing:

All tracks by John Phillips except where noted.

  1. Dedicated to the One I Love – Ralph Bass, Lowman Pauling
  2. My Girl – Smokey Robinson, Ronald White
  3. Creeque Alley – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  4. Sing for Your Supper – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  5. Twist and Shout – Phil Medley, Bert Russell
  6. Free Advice – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  7. Look Through My Window
  8. Boys and Girls Together
  9. String Man – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  10. Frustration
  11. Did You Ever Want to Cry
  12. John’s Music Box

 

In October 1965.

In October 1965, “White Whale” label released “It Ain’t Me Babe”, the debut Turtles studio album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Bones Howe, Lee Lasseff and Ted Feigin.

Personnel:

  • Al Nichol – guitar, keyboards, vocals, bass guitar
  • Mark Volman- guitar, vocals
  • Don Murray- drums
  • Howard Kaylan- keyboards, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Wanderin’ Kind – Howard Kaylan
  2. It Was a Very Good Year – Ervin Drake
  3. Your Maw Said You Cried – Stephen Schlaks, B. Glazer
  4. Eve of Destruction – F. Sloan
  5. Glitter and Gold – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  6. Let Me Be – F. Sloan
  7. Let the Cold Winds Blow – Howard Kaylan
  8. It Ain’t Me Babe – Bob Dylan
  9. A Walk in the Sun – Howard Kaylan
  10. Last Laugh – Howard Kaylan, Nita Garfield
  11. Love Minus Zero/No Limit – Bob Dylan
  12. Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan

In July 1979.

In July 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Duty Now for the Future”, the second Devo studio album. It was recorded 1978 – 1979, at “Chateau Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Mark Mothersbaugh– lead and background vocals; keyboards; guitar
  • Gerald Casale– lead and background vocals; bass guitar; keyboards
  • Bob Mothersbaugh– lead and background vocals; guitar
  • Bob Casale– guitar; keyboards; backing vocals
  • Alan Myers– drums
  • Ken Scott – engineer
  • Engineer assistant – Brian Leshon, Phil Jost
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Devo Corporate Anthem – Mark Mothersbaugh
  2. Clockout – Gerald Casale
  3. Timing X – Mark Mothersbaugh
  4. Wiggly World – Bob Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale
  5. Blockhead – Bob Mothersbaugh, Mark Mothersbaugh
  6. Strange Pursuit – Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh
  7. I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) – Mark Mothersbaugh
  8. Triumph of the Will – Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh
  9. The Day My Baby Gave Me a Surprize – Mark Mothersbaugh
  10. Pink Pussycat – Bob Mothersbaugh, Mark Mothersbaugh
  11. Secret Agent Man – F. Sloan, Steve Barri, arr.M. Mothersbaugh
  12. Smart Patrol / Mr. DNA – Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh
  13. Red Eye – Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh

 

 

 

In July 1967.

In July 1967, “Dunhill” label released “Let’s Live for Today”, the second  Grass Roots studio album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by P. F. Sloan and Steve Barri. The front cover design was by Philip Schwartz.

Personnel:

  • Rob Grill– vocals, bass, composer
  • Warren Entner– guitar, organ, vocals, composer
  • Rick Coonce– drums, percussion
  • Phil Kaye – engineer
  • Chuck Britz– engineer
  • Creed Bratton– guitar, vocals, composer
  • Jimmie Haskell– arrangements
  • Sid Feller– arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri, except where noted.

  1. Things I Should Have Said
  2. Wake Up, Wake Up
  3. Tip of My Tongue
  4. Is It Any Wonder
  5. Let’s Live for Today – Michael Julian, Ivan Mogull, David “Shel” Shapiro
  6. Beatin’ Round the Bush – Warren Entner, Creed Bratton
  7. Out of Touch
  8. Won’t You See Me – Warren Entner
  9. Where Were You When I Needed You
  10. No Exit – Warren Entner, Rob Grill, Creed Bratton
  11. This Precious Time
  12. House of Stone – Creed Bratton

On June 20, 2006.

On June 20, 2006, “Back Porch” label released “Fast Man Raider Man”, the thirteen Frank Black album. It was recorded in 2000, in Nashville, Pasadena and Chicago, and was produced by Jon Tiven.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black- lead vocals, guitar, ukulele
  • Bob Babbitt- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bobby Bare Jr.- backing vocals
  • Billy Block- drums, backing vocals
  • Marty Brown- bass guitar, backing vocals, duet vocal
  • Violet Clark-Thompson- backing vocals
  • Jack Clement- dobro, backing vocals
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Rick Duvall- backing vocals
  • Steve Ferrone- drums
  • Rich Gilbert- pedal steel guitar
  • James Griffin – backing vocals
  • Levon Helm- drums, percussion
  • David Hood- bass guitar
  • Ellis Hooks- backing vocals
  • Wayne Jackson- trumpet, trombone, fluegelhorn
  • Duane Jarvis- guitar
  • Mark Jordan – keyboards
  • Carol Kaye- guitar, bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner- drums, percussion
  • Simon Kirke- drums, percussion
  • Jack Kidney- harmonica, tenor saxophone
  • Al Kooper- organ
  • Ian McLagan- keyboards
  • Buddy Miller- guitar, mandoguitar, backing vocals
  • Spooner Oldham- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson- bass guitar
  • Dave Phillips- pedal steel guitar
  • F. Sloan- piano, backing vocals
  • Billy Swan- backing vocals
  • Planet Swan- backing vocals
  • Sierra Swan- backing vocals
  • Akil Thompson- drums
  • Chester Thompson- drums
  • Jon Tiven- alto saxophone, guitar, percussion, piano, backing vocals
  • Brooks Watson- backing vocals
  • Lyle Workman- guitar, arrangements
  • Reggie Young– guitar
  • Lyle Workman – arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black, except where noted.

  1. If Your Poison Gets You
  2. Johnny Barleycorn
  3. Fast Man
  4. You Can’t Crucify Yourself
  5. Dirty Old Town – Ewan MacColl
  6. Wanderlust
  7. Seven Days
  8. Raider Man
  9. The End of the Summer – music adapted from Gabriel Fauré’s Sicilienne, Op. 78,
  10. Dog Sleep – co-written by Reid Paley
  11. When the Paint Grows Darker Still
  12. I’m Not Dead (I’m in Pittsburgh) – co-written by Reid Paley
  13. Golden Shore – co-written byReid Paley
  14. In the Time of My Ruin
  15. Down to You – co-written byReid Paley
  16. Highway to Lowdown
  17. Kiss My Ring
  18. My Terrible Ways
  19. Fitzgerald
  20. Elijah
  21. It’s Just Not Your Moment
  22. The Real El Rey
  23. Where the Wind Is Going
  24. Holland Town
  25. Sad Old World
  26. Don’t Cry That Way
  27. Fare Thee Well

In June 1967.

In June 1967, “Warner Bros” label released “Insight Out”, the third Association album. It was recorded April-May 1967, and was produced by Bones Howe.

Track listing:

  1. Wasn’t It a Bit Like Now? – Terry Kirkman
  2. On a Quiet Night – P.F. Sloan
  3. We Love Us – Ted Bluechel
  4. When Love Comes to Me – Jim Yester
  5. Windy – Ruthann Friedman
  6. Reputation – Tim Hardin
  7. Never My Love – Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi
  8. Happiness Is – Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi
  9. Sometime – Russ Giguere
  10. Wantin’ Ain’t Getting – Mike Deasy
  11. Requiem for the Masses – Terry Kirkman