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In December 1965.

In December 1965, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, debut Jackson C. Frank album. It was recorded in July 1965, at “CBS Studios” in London, and was produced by Paul Simon.

Personnel:

  • Jackson C. Frank– guitar, vocals, linear notes
  • Al Stewart– guitar picking
  • Liner notes – Bert Jansch

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson C. Frank except where noted.

  1. Blues Run the Game
  2. Don’t Look Back
  3. Kimbie – Bascom Lamar Lunsford
  4. Yellow Walls
  5. Here Come the Blues
  6. Milk and Honey
  7. My Name Is Carnival
  8. Dialogue (I Want to Be Alone)
  9. Just Like Anything
  10. You Never Wanted Me
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In August 1980.

In August 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “One-Trick Pony”, the fifth Paul Simon studio album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, at “A&R Studios” in New York City and  “Agora Club” in Cleveland, Ohio, and was produced by Paul Simon and Phil Ramone. The album was released concurrently with the film of the same name, in which Paul Simon also starred.

Personnel:

  • Paul Simon – vocals, nylon string guitar, electric guitar, percussion, horn and string arrangements
  • John Tropea– acoustic guitar
  • Patti Austin– vocals
  • Joe Beck– electric guitar
  • Hiram Bullock– electric slide guitar
  • Jon Faddis– flugelhorn
  • Don Grolnick– string synthesizer
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Dave Grusin– horn and string arrangements
  • Steve Gadd– drums on all songs
  • Eric Gale– electric guitar, nylon string guitar
  • Lani Groves – background vocals
  • Anthony Jackson, Tony Levin– bass
  • Irwin “Marky” Markowitz – trumpet
  • Hugh McCracken– acoustic guitar
  • Jeff Mironov – electric guitar
  • Richard Tee– Fender Rhodes electric piano, tambourine, background vocals and co-lead vocal
  • Bob Friedman – horn and string arrangements
  • Jim Boyer – recording engineer, mixing engineer
  • Ted Jensen- mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Simon.

  1. Late in the Evening
  2. That’s Why God Made the Movies
  3. One-Trick Pony
  4. How the Heart Approaches What It Yearns
  5. Oh, Marion
  6. Ace in the Hole
  7. Nobody
  8. Jonah
  9. God Bless the Absentee
  10. Long, Long Day

In August, 1967.

In August 1067, “Vanguard” label released “Joan”, the eight Joan Baez album. It was recorded April – June 1967, at “Vanguard Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Maynard Solomon. The cover photo was by French photographer Alain Gaveau.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Schickele– arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Be Not Too Hard – Donovan, lyrics: Christopher Logue
  2. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. Turquoise – Donovan
  4. La Colombe (The Dove) – Jacques Brel
  5. Dangling Conversation – Paul Simon
  6. The Lady Came from Baltimore – Tim Hardin
  7. North – Joan Baez, Nina Dusheck
  8. Children of Darkness – Richard Fariña
  9. The Greenwood Side – traditional
  10. If You Were a Carpenter Tim Hardin
  11. Annabel Lee – Don Dilworth; lyrics: Edgar Allan Poe
  12. Saigon Bride – Joan Baez, Nina Dusheck

On July 2, 1966.

On July 2, 1966, “Warner Bros” label released “Beau Brummels ’66”, the third Beau Brummels studio album. It was recorded in 1965, at “Mira Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Mutchell and Tom Donahue.

Track listing:

  1. You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
  3. Louie Louie – Chuck Berry
  4. Homeward Bound – Paul Simon
  5. These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ – Lee Hazlewood
  6. Yesterday – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  7. Bang Bang – Sonny Bono
  8. Hang On Sloopy – Wes Farrell, Bert Russell
  9. Play with Fire – Mick Jagger, Keith Richard
  10. Woman – Bernard Webb (Paul McCartney pseudonym)
  11. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter – Trevor Peacock
  12. Monday, Monday – John Phillips

On June 10, 2016.

On June 10, 2016, “Nonesuch” label released “American Tunes”, the twentieth and the final Allen Toussaint album. It was recorded May 2013 – October  2015, and was produced by Joe Henry.

Personnel:

  • Allen Toussaint– piano, vocals
  • Jay Bellerose– drums and percussion
  • Bill Frisell– electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz– weissenborn
  • Charles Lloyd– tenor saxophone
  • David Piltch – upright bass
  • Adam Levy– gut-string guitar
  • Cameron Stone – cello
  • Amy Shulman – harp
  • Rhiannon Giddens– vocals
  • Van Dyke Parks– second piano, orchestral arrangement

Track listing:

  1. Delores’ Boyfriend – Allen Toussaint
  2. Viper’s Drag – Thomas “Fats” Waller
  3. Confessin’ (That I Love You) – Doc Daugherty, Ellis Reynolds, Al Neiburg
  4. Mardis Gras in New Orleans – Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd
  5. Lotus Blossom – Billy Strayhorn
  6. Waltz for Debby – Bill Evareleased ns
  7. Big Chief – Earl King
  8. Rocks in My Bed – Duke Ellington
  9. Danza, Op. 33 – Louis Moreau Gottschalk
  10. Hey Little Girl – Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd
  11. Rosetta – Earl “Fatha” Hines
  12. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  13. Southern Nights – Allen Toussaint
  14. American Tune – Paul Simon

On June 3, 2016.

On June 3, 2016, “Concord” label released “Stranger to Stranger”, the thirteenth Paul Simon album. It was recorded 2011-2016, and was produced by Roy Halee and Paul Simon.

Personnel:

  • Paul Simon– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, autoharp, baritone acoustic guitar, bass harmonica, celeste, chromelodeon, clock, glockenspiel, gopichand, harmonium, mbira, percussion, 12-string guitar
  • Bobby Allende – conga drums
  • David Broome – chromelodeon
  • J. Camerieri – french horn, horns, trumpet
  • Clap! Clap!– electronic drums, programming, samples, synthesizers
  • Jack DeJohnette– drums
  • Dean Drummond– bamboo marimba, zoomoozophone
  • Dave Eggar– cello
  • Alan Ferber – trombone
  • Gil Goldstein– string arrangements
  • Katie Kresek – viola
  • Bakithi Kumalo– bass guitar, electric bass
  • Steve Marion– slide guitar
  • Sergio Martínez – hand claps, percussion
  • Bobby McFerrin– backing vocals
  • Keith Montie – backing vocals
  • Nico Muhly– celeste, orchestra bells, horn and flute arrangements
  • Vincent Nguini – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Jim Oblon – drum machine, drums, electronic drums, percussion
  • Nino de los Reyes – hand claps, percussion
  • Oscar de los Reyes – hand claps, percussion
  • Marcus Rojas– tuba
  • Mick Rossi– glockenspiel, harmonium, rhodes
  • Andy Snitzer – saxophone, backing vocals
  • Jared Soldiviero – bamboo marimba, bowed marimba, cloud chamber bowls, harmonic canon
  • Alex Sopp – flute
  • Mark Stewart– big boing mbira, trombadoo
  • Golden Gate Quartet– sampled backing vocals
  • Nelson González– maracas, tres
  • Wycliffe Gordon– trombone
  • Jamey Haddad– brushes, hadjira, percussion
  • Paul Halley– pipe organ
  • Carlos Henriquez – acoustic bass, bass

Track listing:

  1. The Werewolf
  2. Wristband
  3. The Clock
  4. Street Angel
  5. Stranger to Stranger
  6. In a Parade
  7. Proof of Love
  8. In the Garden of Edie
  9. The Riverbank
  10. Cool Papa Bell
  11. Insomniac’s Lullaby

On June 1, 1966.

On June 1, 1966, “Parlaphone” label released “Would You Believe?”, the fourth Hollies albums. It was recorded September 1965-March 1966, and was produced by Ron Richards.

Personnel:

  • Allan Clarke– vocals, harmonica
  • Bobby Elliott– drums
  • Eric Haydock– bass guitar
  • Tony Hicks– lead guitar, vocals
  • Graham Nash– rhythm guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. I Take What I Want – David Porter, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges, Isaac Hayes
  2. Hard Hard Year – Allan Clarke,Tony Hicks, Graham Nash
  3. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Roosevelt Jamison
  4. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  5. Oriental Sadness – Allan Clarke,Tony Hicks, Graham Nash
  6. I Am a Rock – Paul Simon
  7. Take Your Time – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  8. Don’t You Even Care – Clint Ballard, Jr.
  9. Fifi the Flea – Allan Clarke,Tony Hicks, Graham Nash
  10. Stewball – Bob Yellin, Ralph Rinzler, John Herald
  11. I’ve Got a Way of My Own – Allan Clarke,Tony Hicks, Graham Nash
  12. I Can’t Let Go – Chip Taylor, Al Gorgoni