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In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Vanguard” label released “One Day at a Time”, the 13th Joan Baez album. It was recorded in October 1969, at “Bradleys’ Barn” in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.


  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Jeffrey Shurtleff – vocal
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Pete Drake – pedal steel guitar
  • Tommy Jackson – fiddle
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Jerry Reed – guitar
  • Harold Bradley – guitar
  • Harold Rugg – steel guitar, dobro
  • Grady Martin – guitar, dobro, sitar
  • Roy Huskey, Jr. – bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Sir Galahad – Joan Baez
  2. No Expectations – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. Long Black Veil – Marijohn Wilkin, Danny Dill
  4. Ghetto – Homer Banks, Bonnie Bramlett, Bettye Crutcher
  5. Carry It On – Pete Seeger, Gil Turner
  6. Take Me Back to the Sweet Sunny South – traditional
  7. Seven Bridges Road – Steve Young
  8. Jolie Blonde – traditional
  9. Joe Hill – Alfred Hayes, Earl Robinson
  10. A Song for David – Joan Baez
  11. (I Live) One Day at a Time – Willie Nelson

In December 1969.

In December 1969, “CBS” label released “Birthday”, the third Peddlers (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Cyril Smith.


  • Roy Phillips – vocals, acoustic guitar, organ, piano, arranger
  • Tab Martin – electric bass, arranger
  • Trevor Morais – percussion, arranger
  • Ted Sharp – engineer
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • Mike Claydon – engineer
  • John Hays – design
  • Terence Donovan – cover artwork, photography
  • Chris Hopper – inner photography

Track listing:

  1. Where Have All the Flowers Gone – Pete Seeger
  2. Little Red Rooster – Willie Dixon
  3. Southern Woman – Roy Philips
  4. By the Time I Get to Phoenix – Jimmy Webb
  5. Girlie P.S. I Love You Girlie – Roy Philips
  6. Day In Day Out – Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom
  7. City Living – Anthony Richard
  8. Lockshen Pudding – Roy Philips, Tab Martin, Trevor Morais
  9. Birth – Roy Philips

In July 1979.

In July 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Circles & Seasons”, the 49th Pete Seeger album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Fred Hellerman.


  • Pete Seeger – lead vocals, guitar, banjo, maracas, slapstick, recording
  • Fred Hellerman – guitar, bass, keyboards, glockenspiel, xylophone, percussion, background vocals
  • John Cutrone – drums, bongos
  • Robert Fortunato – brass
  • Ronnie Gilbert – vocals
  • Ron Bacchiochi – mixing
  • George Whiteman – art direction
  • Emilio Rodriquez – photography
  • John Pilla – photography
  • Harold Leventhal – project coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Garbage
  2. Sailing Down This Golden River
  3. Mexican Blues
  4. The Photographers
  5. I’m Gonna Be an Engineer
  6. Seneca Canoe Song
  7. Maple Syrup Time
  8. Viva La Quince Brigada
  9. As the Sun Rose
  10. Sour Cream
  11. Tarantella
  12. Golden Song
  13. Harry Sims
  14. Allelulia / Joy Upon This Earth

On August 23, 2005.

On August 23, 2005, “RCA Victor” label released “Sixty Six Steps”, the second Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon studio album. It was recorded in 2005 and was produced by David Z.


  • Leo Kottke – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Gordon – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Neil Symonette – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Living In The Country – Pete Seeger
  2. The Grid – Mike Gordon
  3. Oh Well – Peter Green
  4. Rings – Alex Harvey, Eddie Reeves
  5. Cherry County – Leo Kottke
  6. Sweet Emotion – Tom Hamilton, Steven Tyler
  7. The Stolen Quiet – Mike Gordon
  8. Balloon – Leo Kottke
  9. Over The Dam – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz
  10. Can’t Hang – Mike Gordon
  11. From Spink to Correctionville – Leo Kottke
  12. Ya Mar – Cyril Ferguson
  13. Twice – Leo Kottke
  14. Invisible – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz

On July 10, 1987.

On July 10, 1987, John Henry Hammond II died aged 76. He was record producer, music critics, civil rights activist, and music scout, one of the most influential figures in 20th-century modern music. As “Columbia Records” company executive and as a record producer, he supported numerous musical careers, including those of Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Benny Goodman, Aretha Franklin, George Benson, Freddie Green, Leonard Cohen, Arthur Russell, Harry James, Charlie Christian, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Teddy Wilson, Big Joe Turner, Pete Seeger, Babatunde Olatunji, Jim Copp, Asha Puthli, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Mike Bloomfield. He also initiated the revival of delta blues legend Robert Johnson’s music. He is the father of blues musician John P. Hammond.

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Columbia” label released “Any Old Wind That Blows”, the 44th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Larry Butler.


  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Wootton, Carl Perkins- electric guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass guitar
  • WS Holland- drums
  • Red Lane, Larry Gatlin, Norman Blake, Ray Edenton – guitar
  • Bobby Thompson- guitar, banjo
  • Chuck Cochrane, George Richey – piano
  • Larry Butler- keyboards
  • Charlie McCoy- harmonica
  • Kenny Malone- percussion
  • The Carter Family, The Statler Brothers- background vocals
  • Chuck Cochran, Don Tweedy – arrangements
  • Charlie Bragg, Roger Tucker, Selby Coffeen, Freeman Ramsey, Jerry Watson – engineering
  • Bill Barnes – cover design
  • Al Clayton – photography

Track listing:

  1. Any Old Wind That Blows – Dick Feller
  2. Kentucky Straight – Johnny Cash
  3. The Loving Gift – Kris Kristofferson
  4. The Good Earth – Larry Gatlin
  5. Best Friend – Bill Dees, Toy Orbison
  6. Oney – Jerry Chesnut
  7. Ballad of Annie Palmer – Johnny Cash
  8. Too Little Too Late – Johnny Cash
  9. If I Had a Hammer – Lee Hays, Pete Seeger
  10. Country Trash – Johnny Cash
  11. Welcome Back Jesus – Johnny Cash

In October 1965.

In October 1965, “Vanguard” label released “Farewell, Angelina”, the sixth Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.


  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Bruce Langhorne– electric guitar
  • Ralph Rinzler– mandolin
  • Richard Romoff – string bass
  • Russ Savakus– bass

Track listing:

  1. Farewell, Angelina – Bob Dylan
  2. Daddy, You Been on My Mind – Bob Dylan
  3. It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue – Bob Dylan
  4. The Wild Mountain Thyme – traditional, arranged Francis McPeake Family
  5. Ranger’s Command – Woody Guthrie
  6. Colours – Donovan Leitch
  7. A Satisfied Mind – Joe “Red” Hayes, Jack Rhodes
  8. The River in the Pines – traditional
  9. Pauvre Rutebeuf (Poor Rutebeuf) – Léo Ferré, Rutebeuf
  10. Sagt Mir wo die Blumen sind (Where Have All the Flowers Gone?) – Pete Seeger
  11. A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall – Bob Dylan

In June 1969.

In June 1969, “DICAP” label released “Pongo en tus manos abiertas” (I Put into Your Open Hands) album by Víctor Jara. It was recorded in 1969, in Santiago, Chile, with musicians from Quilapayún, and was produced by Víctor Jara.

Track listing:

  1. A Luis Emilio Recabarren(To Luis Emilio Recabarren) – Víctor Jara
  2. A desalambrar(Tear Down the Fences) – Daniel Viglietti
  3. Duerme, duerme, negrito (Sleep Little Black Child) – traditional, byAtahualpa Yupanqui
  4. Juansin Tierra (Landless Juan)  – Jorge Saldaña
  5. Preguntas por Puerto Montt(Questions About Puerto Montt) – Víctor Jara
  6. Móvil Oil Special- Víctor Jara
  7. Cruz de Luz, Camilo Torres(Cross of Light, Camilo Torres) – Daniel Viglietti
  8. El martillo(If I Had a Hammer) – Lee Hays, Pete Seeger – by: Víctor Jara
  9. Te recuerdo Amanda(I Remember You Amanda) – Víctor Jara
  10. Zamba del Che(Zamba Song for “Che) – Rubén Ortiz Fernández
  11. Ya parte el galgo terrible (The Ferocious GreyhoundsAttack) – Pablo Neruda, Sergio Ortega
  12. A Cochabambame voy(I Am Going to Cochabamba) – Víctor Jara


On June 21, 1965.

Byrds - Mr Tambourine Man

On June 21, 1965, “Columbia” label released “Mr. Tambourine Man”, The Byrds debut album. It was recorded January 20 – April 22, 1965, at “Columbia Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Terry Melcher. The album opened the doors of success for The Byrds on the internationall music scene, and became first serious American response to the dominance of The Beatles and the British Invasion during the mid-1960s. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Mr. Tambourine Man” at number 232 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Jim McGuinn – lvocals. ead guitar
  • Gene Clark- vocals, rhythm guitar, tambourine
  • David Crosby – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Cole – rhythm guitar
  • Leon Russell- electric piano
  • Larry Knechtel- electric bass
  • Chris Hillman- electric bass
  • Michael Clarke- drums
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Barry Feinstein – phptography

Track listing:

  1. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
  2. I’ll Feel a Whole Lot Better – Gene Clark
  3. Spanish Harlem Incident – Bob Dylan
  4. You Won’t Have to Cry – Gene Clark, Jim McGuinn
  5. Here Without You – Gene Clark
  6. The Bells of Rhymney – Idris Davies, Pete Seeger
  7. All I Really Want to Do – Bob Dylan
  8. I Knew I’d Want You – Gene Clark
  9. It’s No Use – Gene Clark, Jim McGuinn
  10. Don’t Doubt Yourself, Babe – Jackie DeShannon
  11. Chimes of Freedom – Bob Dylan
  12. We’ll Meet Again – Ross Parker, Hughie Charles



On October 3, 1967.


On October 3, 1967, Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie died aged 55. He was musician, singer-songwriter and musician whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditional, children’s songs, along with ballads and improvised works. He performed with the slogan “This machine kills fascists” displayed on his guitar. His song “This Land Is Your Land” has become one of the most popular music pieces in the history of the American popular music, and is regularly sung in American schools Big number of famous musicians and authors have acknowledged Guthrie as their major influence, including:Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Harry Chapin, John Mellencamp, Pete Seeger,  Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg,Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Jeff Tweedy, and Tom Paxton.