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On May 24, 2019.

On May 24, 2019, “étienne” and “BMG” labels released “California Son”, the twelfth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded July – August 2018, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey– lead vocals
  • Steve Aho – orchestration, music copying, musician contractor
  • Boz Boorer– acoustic guitar, electric rhythm guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
  • Joe Chiccarelli– recording, mixing, stylophone, drum programming
  • Roger Manning – electric piano, synthesisers, keyboards, backing vocals, string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Zac Rae– organ, upright piano, keyboards
  • Gustavo Manzur – synthesisers, accordion
  • Jesse Tobias– electric guitar, 12-string electric guitar, slide guitar, electric rhythm guitar, fuzz guitar, electric baritone guitar, backbeat guitar, acoustic guitar, ebow guitar
  • Dave Levita – acoustic guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • Matthew Ira Walker – drums, drum programming
  • Valerie Pinkston – group vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – group vocals
  • Brigette Bryant – group vocals
  • Ed Droste– backing vocals
  • Billie Joe Armstrong– backing vocals
  • Ariel Engle– backing vocals
  • Sameer Gadhia– backing vocals
  • Petra Haden– backing vocals
  • LP– additional vocals
  • Lydia Night– backing vocals
  • Little Willie Iniesta – vocals, dog barking
  • Bill Mims – recording
  • Chris Dugan – additional engineering
  • Tim Kvasnosky– additional engineering
  • Marcus Paquin – additional engineering
  • Ryan Freeland – mixing
  • Ken Sluiter – mixing
  • Chris Allgood – mastering
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Lars Fox – digital editing
  • Liam Lynch – art, design
  • Michael Muller – front photography photography

Track listing:

  1. Morning Starship – Jobriath
  2. Don’t interrupt the Sorrow – Joni Mitchell
  3. Only a Pawn in Their Game – Bob Dylan
  4. Suffer the Little Children – Buffy Sainte – Marie
  5. Days of Decision – Phil Ochs
  6. It’s Over – Roy Orbison, Bill Dees
  7. Wedding Bell Blues – Laura Nyro
  8. Loneliness Remembers What happiness Forgets – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. Lady Willpower – Jerry Fuller
  10. When You Close Your Eyes – Carly Simon, Billy Mernit
  11. Lenny’s Tune – Tim Hardin
  12. Some Say I Got the Devil – Melanie Safka

 

On May 16, 1969.

On May 16, 1969, “A&M” label released “Rehearsals for Retirement”, Phil Ochs’s sixth album. It was recorded 1968 – 1969, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Larry Marks.

Personnel:

  • Phil Ochs – vocals, guitar
  • Lincoln Mayorga– piano, accordion
  • Bob Rafkin– guitar, bass
  • Kevin Kelley– drums
  • Ian Freebairn-Smith– arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Ochs.

  1. Pretty Smart on My Part
  2. The Doll House
  3. I Kill Therefore I Am
  4. William Butler Yeats Visits Lincoln Park and Escapes Unscathed
  5. Untitled (Where Were You in Chicago?)
  6. My Life
  7. The Scorpion Departs but Never Returns
  8. The World Began in Eden and Ended in Los Angeles
  9. Doesn’t Lenny Live Here Anymore?
  10. Another Age
  11. Rehearsals for Retirement

On October 1, 1964.

On October 1, 1964, “Vanguard” label released “Joan Baez/5”, the fifth Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1964, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • David Soyer – cello
  • Gino Foreman – guitar
  • Langston Hughes – linear notes

Track listing:

  1. There but for Fortune – Phil Ochs
  2. Stewball – Ralph Rinzler, Bob Yellin, John Herald
  3. It Ain’t Me Babe – Bob Dylan
  4. The Death of Queen Jane – traditional – Child 170
  5. Bachianas Brasileiras 5: Aria – Heitor Villa-Lobos
  6. Go ‘Way from My Window – traditional, arranged John Jacob Niles
  7. I Still Miss Someone – Johnny Cash, Roy Cash Jr.
  8. When You Hear Them Cuckoos Hollerin’ – traditional
  9. Birmingham Sunday – Richard Fariña
  10. So We’ll Go No More A-Roving – Richard Dyer-Bennet, Lord Byron
  11. O’ Cangaceiro” (The Bandit) – Alfredo Ricardo do Nascimento
  12. The Unquiet Grave – traditional – Child 78

 

 

In September 1965.

In September 1965, “Elektra” label released “Fifth Album”, the fourth Judy Collins album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Mark Abramson.

Personnel:

  • Judy Collins – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Richard Fariña– dulcimer
  • Chuck Israels– bass, cello
  • Danny Kalb – guitar
  • Bill Lee– bass
  • John Sebastian– harmonica
  • Robert Sylvester – cello
  • Bill Takas – bass
  • Eric Weissberg– guitar, background vocals
  • Jerry Dodgion – flute
  • Jac Holzman- production supervisor
  • William S. Harvey – cover design
  • Jim Frawley – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Pack Up Your Sorrows – Richard Fariña
  2. The Coming of the Roads -Billy Edd Wheeler
  3. So Early, Early in the Spring – traditional
  4. Tomorrow is a Long Time -Bob Dylan
  5. Daddy You’ve Been on My Mind – Bob Dylan
  6. Thirsty Boots -Eric Andersen
  7. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
  8. Lord Gregory – traditional
  9. In the Heat of the Summer – Phil Ochs
  10. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot
  11. Carry It On – Gil Turner
  12. It Isn’t Nice  (live) – Malvina Reynolds

In July 1968.

In July 1968, “A&M” label released “Tape from California”, the fifth Phil Ochs album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Larry Marks.

Personnel:

  • Phil Ochs – guitar, vocals
  • Joe Osborn- bass guitar
  • Lincoln Mayorga- piano, keyboards
  • Van Dyke Parks- piano, keyboards
  • Ramblin’ Jack Elliott- flat-picked guitar
  • Ian Freebairn-Smith – arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Ochs.

  1. Tape From California
  2. White Boots Marching in a Yellow Land
  3. Half A Century High
  4. Joe Hill
  5. The War Is Over
  6. The Harder They Fall
  7. When In Rome
  8. Floods of Florence

In January 1966.

lightfoot

In January 1966, “United Artists” label released “Lightfoot!” the debut Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded in 1964 in New York City, and was produced by John Court.

Personnel:
• Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, piano, vocals
• David Rea or Bruce Langhorne – second guitar
• Bill Lee – bass
• Barry Feinstein – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot, except where noted.

1. Rich Man’s Spiritual
2. Long River
3. The Way I Feel
4. For Lovin’ Me
5. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Ewan MacColl
6. Changes – Phil Ochs
7. Early Morning Rain
8. Steel Rail Blues
9. Sixteen Miles (To Seven Lakes)
10. I’m Not Sayin’
11. Pride of Man – Hamilton Camp
12. Ribbon of Darkness
13. Oh, Linda
14. Peaceful Waters

On October 31, 1967.

phil-ochs-pleasures

On October 31, 1967, “A&M” label released “Pleasures of the Harbor”, the fourth Phil Ochs album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Larry Marks.

Personnel:

  • Phil Ochs – vocals, guitar
  • Larry Marks – producer
  • Lincoln Mayorga– piano
  • Warren Zevon– guitar
  • Ian Freebairn-Smith – arrangements
  • Joseph Byrd– arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Ochs.

  1. Cross My Heart
  2. Flower Lady
  3. Outside of a Small Circle of Friends
  4. I’ve Had Her
  5. Miranda
  6. The Party
  7. Pleasures of the Harbor
  8. The Crucifixion