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In November 1969

In November 1969, “Regal Zonophone” label released “Joe Cocker!”, the second Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “A&M Studios” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Denny Cordell and Leon Russell.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker– vocals
  • Chris Stainton– piano, organ, guitar
  • Alan Spenner– bass
  • Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Henry McCullough– guitar
  • Leon Russell– piano, organ, guitar
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Merry Clayton, Bonnie Bramlett, Rita Coolidge, Patrice Holloway, Sherlie Matthews– background vocals
  • Henry Lewy, Brian Ingoldsby – engineers
  • Glyn Johns – remix, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Dear Landlord – Bob Dylan
  2. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. She Came in Through the Bathroom Window – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Hitchcock Railway – Don Dunn, Tony McCashen
  6. That’s Your Business Now – Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton
  7. Something – George Harrison
  8. Delta Lady – Leon Russell
  9. Hello, Little Friend – Leon Russell
  10. Darling Be Home Soon – John Sebastian
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In July 1978.

In July 1978, “EMI” label released “Hobo with a Grin”, the debut Steve Harley album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Steve Harley and Michael James Jackson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley- vocals
  • Jo Partridge – electric and acoustic guitar, electric lead solo
  • Fred Tackett- acoustic guitar
  • Marc Bolan- guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Cregan, Ian Bairnson- acoustic guitar, electric guitars
  • Tom Moncrieff- electric guitar solo
  • Greg Porée – electric guitar, classical guitar
  • Bill Payne- acoustic piano, organ
  • Duncan Mackay- electric piano, harpsichord, synthesizer, keyboards, piano, Hammond organ
  • Chris Mercer – saxophone
  • Bob Glaub, Alan Jones, George Ford, Reggie McBride – bass
  • Herbie Flowers- acoustic bass
  • Rick Shlosser, Ricky Fataar, Stuart Elliott, Paul Humphrey- drums
  • Simon Morton, Chris Caron, Luís Jardim- percussion
  • Lindsey Elliott, King Errisson – congas
  • Michael McDonald, Bill Champlin, Rosemary Butler, Bobby Kimball, Tom Kelley, Yvonne Keeley, John Townsend, Roy Kenner, Gloria Jones, Barry St. John – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Horowitz – string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Michael J. Jackson – additional production, mixing, percussion, intro piano
  • James Isaacson – remix engineer, additional recording , engineer, tambourine, drums
  • John Haeny, Tony Clark, Peter James, Gary Ladinsky – engineer
  • Paul Black, Haydn Bendall- assistant engineer
  • Ken Perry – mastering
  • Jim Shea – photography
  • Kosh – design

Track listing:

  1. Roll the Dice – Steve Harley, Jo Partridge
  2. Amerika the Brave – Steve Harley
  3. Living in a Rhapsody – Jim Cregan, Steve Harley, Duncan Mackay
  4. I Wish It Would Rain – Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  5. Riding the Waves (For Virginia Woolf) – Steve Harley
  6. Someone’s Coming – Jo Partridge
  7. Hot Youth – Steve Harley, Duncan Mackay
  8. (I Don’t Believe) God is an Anarchist – Steve Harley
  9. Faith, Hope and Charity – Steve Harley

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Columbia” label released “A Possible Projection of the Future / Childhood’s End”, the fifth Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper: acousticand electric pianos, organ, guitars, ARP, VCS3 and Moog synthesizers, Mellotron, tambourine, sitar, vocals
  • Harvey Brooks: electric bass
  • Herbie Flowers: electric bass
  • Barry Morgan: drums
  • Alan Parker: acoustic guitar
  • Claudia Lennear, Linda Lewis, Michael Gately, Robert John: backing vocals
  • Bobby West: electric bass
  • Paul Humphrey: drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter: percussion
  • Clydie King, Venetta Fields, Oma Drake, Edna Wright: backing vocals
  • John Punter- spoken introduction, engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Kooper; except where noted

  1. A Possible Projection of the Future
  2. The Man in Me – Bob Dylan
  3. Fly On
  4. Please Tell Me Why – Guilly Bright, Jimmy Cliff
  5. The Monkey Time – Curtis Mayfield
  6. Let Your Love Shine
  7. Swept for You Baby – Smokey Robinson
  8. Bended Knees (Please Don’t Leave Me Now)
  9. Love Trap
  10. Childhood’s End

On April 23, 1969.

Joe_Cocker-With_a_Little_Help_from_My_Friends

On April 23, 1969, “Regal Zonophone” label released released “With a Little Help from My Friends”, the debut Joe Cocker album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Olympic Studios” and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Denny Cordell.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker: vocals
  • David Cohen: guitar
  • Tony Visconti: guitar
  • Jimmy Page: guitar
  • Henry McCullough: guitar
  • Albert Lee: guitar
  • Chris Stainton: piano, organ, bass guitar
  • Tommy Eyre: piano, organ
  • Artie Butler: piano
  • Matthew Fisher: organ
  • Stevie Winwood: organ
  • Carol Kaye: bass guitar
  • Clem Cattini, Mike Kellie, J. Wilson, Kenny: drums
  • Laudir: tumba, maracas
  • Brenda Holloway, Patrice Holloway, Merry Clayton, Madeline Bell, Rosetta Hightower, Sue Wheetman, Sunny Wheetman: backing vocals
  • Paul Humphrey: drums
  • Tony Visconti: mixing engineer
  • Tom Wilkes: album design
  • Martin Keeley: front cover photo
  • Eric Hays, Herb Greene: back cover photo

Track listing:

  1. Feeling Alright – Dave Mason
  2. Bye Bye Blackbird – Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon
  3. Change in Louise – Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton
  4. Marjorine – Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton
  5. Just Like a Woman – Bob Dylan
  6. Do I Still Figure in Your Life? – Pete Dello
  7. Sandpaper Cadillac – Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton
  8. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – Gloria Caldwell, Sol Marcus, Bennie Benjamin
  9. With a Little Help from My Friends – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  10. I Shall Be Released – Bob Dylan

 

On March 11, 1977.

Dandy_in_the_Underworld

On March 11, 1977, “EMI” label released “Dandy in the Underworld”, the twelfth and the final T. Rex studio album. It was recorded in August 1976, at “MRI Studios” in Los Angeles, “United Decibel Studios”, “AIR Studios” and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Marc Bolan.

Personnel:

  • Marc Bolan– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, maracas, tambourine
  • Steve Harley, Alfalpha, Nick Laird-Clowes, Andy Harley, Sam Harley, Gloria Jones, Colin Jacas  – backing vocals
  • Dino Dines– keyboards
  • Tony Newman– drums
  • Herbie Flowers, Scott Edwards – bass guitar
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Miller Anderson– guitar
  • Steve Currie– bass guitar
  • Davy Lutton – drums
  • Chris Mercer – saxophone
  • Bud Beadle – saxophone, flute
  • B. Long– violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Marc Bolan.

  1. Dandy in the Underworld
  2. Crimson Moon
  3. Universe
  4. I’m a Fool for You Girl
  5. I Love to Boogie
  6. Visions of Domino
  7. Jason B. Sad
  8. Groove a Little
  9. The Soul of My Suit
  10. Hang Ups
  11. Pain and Love
  12. Teen Riot Structure

On October 10, 1969.

Hot Rats

On October 10, 1969, “Bizarre” label released “Hot Rats”, the first solo album by Frank Zappa after the dissolution of the original  Mothers of Invention.  Ian Underwood is the only original member of the Mothers of Invention to appear on the album. It was recorded July- August, 1969, at the “T.T.G” and “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and “Whitney Studios” in Glendale, and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel

  • Frank Zappa– guitar, octave bass, percussion
  • Ian Underwood– piano, organus maximus, flute, all clarinets, all saxes
  • Max Bennett– bass
  • Captain Beefheart– vocals
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Don “Sugarcane” Harris– violin
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Shuggie Otis– bass
  • Jean-Luc Ponty– violin
  • Ron Selico – drums
  • Lowell George– rhythm guitar

All compositions by Frank Zappa.

  1. Peaches en Regalia
  2. Willie the Pimp
  3. Son of Mr. Green Genes
  4. Little Umbrellas
  5. The Gumbo Variations
  6. It must be a Camel

 

On September 23, 1977.

Aja

On September 23, 1977, “ABC Records” released “Aja”, the sixth Steely Dan studio album . It was recorded January – July 1977, at the “Village Recorder” in  West Los Angeles, “Producer’s Workshop” and “Sound Labs”  in Hollywood, “Warner Bros” studios in Burbank, “ABC” studios in New York City,  “A&R” studios in Manhattan, and was produced by Gary Katz.  In July 1978, the album won the “Grammy Award for Best Engineered Non-Classical Recording”. In 2003 “Aja” was ranked number 145 on “Rolling Stone” magazine “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time” list. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Donald Fagen- lead and backing vocals, synthesizer, police whistle
  • Walter Becker- bass, guitar, guitar solos
  • Victor Feldman- electric piano, vibraphone, piano, percussion
  • Joe Sample- electric piano, clavinet
  • Paul Griffin- electric piano, backing vocals
  • Michael Omartian- piano
  • Don Grolnick- clavinet
  • Larry Carlton- guitar, guitar solo
  • Denny Dias- guitar
  • Dean Parks- guitar
  • Steve Khan- guitar
  • Jay Graydon- solo guitar
  • Chuck Rainey- bass
  • Paul Humphrey- drums
  • Steve Gadd- drums
  • Bernard Purdie- drums
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • Ed Greene – drums
  • Jim Keltner- drums, percussion
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Tom Scott- tenor saxophone, lyricon, horn arrangements
  • Wayne Shorter– tenor saxophone
  • Pete Christlieb- tenor saxophone
  • Michael McDonald, Timothy B. Schmit, Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews, Venetta Fields, Rebecca Louis – backing vocals
  • Jim Horn, Bill Perkins, Plas Johnson, Jackie Kelso- saxes/flutes
  • Chuck Findley, Lou McCreary, Slyde Hyde– brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

  1. Black Cow
  2. Aja
  3. Deacon Blues
  4. Peg
  5. Home At Last
  6. I Got The News
  7. Josie