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In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Enterprise” label released “…To Be Continued”, the fourth Isaac Hayes  studio album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Isaac Hayes.

Personnel:

  • Isaac Hayes – vocals, arranger, piano, electric piano, bongos, timpani, vibraphone
  • Dale Warren- arranger
  • Pat Lewis – backing vocal arranger
  • The Bar-Kays: instrumentation
    • James Alexander- bass guitar
    • Cliff Acred – bass guitar
    • Ben Cauley – trumpet
    • Michael Toles – guitar
    • Ronnie Gordon – keyboards
    • Harvey Henderson – saxophone
    • Roy Cunningham – drums
    • Willie Hall- drums
  • Hot Buttered Soul Unlimited – backing vocals
  • William Brown, Henry Bush, Ron Capone – engineers
  • Joe Tarantino – mastering
  • David Krieger – art direction
  • Herb Kole – art supervisor
  • Joel Brodsky– photography

The Memphis Horns and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra: instrumentation

  • Richard “Johnny” Davis – trumpet
  • Bill Bell – trombone
  • Ernie Bernhardt – trumpet
  • Jackie Thomas – trombone
  • Edwin Hubbard – flute
  • Robert Snyder – violin
  • Ann Spurbeck – violin
  • James Terry – flute
  • Nick Vergos – English horn, oboe
  • John Wehlan – violin
  • Vincent de Frank – cello
  • Joe De’Gerolamo – French horn
  • Ed Freudberg – violin
  • Gloria Hendricks – violin
  • Nino Ravarino – viola
  • Hal Saunders – violin
  • Joan Gilbert – violin
  • John Davis – trumpet
  • Jack Fonville – flute
  • D’Gerolamo – French horn
  • Richard Dolph – French horn
  • Noel Gilbert – violin

Track listing:

  1. Ike’s Rap I – Isaac Hayes
  2. Our Day Will Come – Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson
  3. The Look of Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  4. Medley: Ike’s Mood I/You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – Isaac Hayes, Phil Spector, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  5. Runnin’ Out of Fools – Kay Rogers, Richard Ahlert
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In November 1965.

In November 1965, “Kama Sutra” label released “Do You Believe in Magic”, the debut  Lovin’ Spoonful album. It was recorded June – September, and was produced Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • John Sebastian– vocals, guitar, autoharp, harmonica, organ
  • Steve Boone– bass, vocals
  • Joe Butler– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Zal Yanovsky– electric and acoustic guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Do You Believe in Magic – John Sebastian
  2. Blues in the Bottle – traditional
  3. Sportin’ Life – traditional
  4. My Gal – traditional
  5. You Baby – Barry Mann, Phil Spector, Cynthia Weil
  6. Fishin’ Blues – traditional
  7. Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind? – John Sebastian
  8. Wild About My Lovin’ – traditional
  9. Other Side of This Life – Fred Neil
  10. Younger Girl – John Sebastian
  11. On the Road Again – John Sebastian
  12. Night Owl Blues – Steve Boone, Joe Butler, Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Capitol” label released “Mongrel”, the third  Bob Seger System studio album. It was recorded 1970, and was produced by Punch Andrews and Bob Seger.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger- guitar, vocals
  • Dan Honaker – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Pep Perrine – percussion, drums, vocals
  • Dan Watson – organ, piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Schultz – organ, saxophone, vocals
  • Engineer: Jim Bruzzese, Greg Miller
  • Design: cover art, photography: Thomas Weschler

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Song to Rufus
  2. Evil Edna
  3. Highway Child
  4. Big River
  5. Mongrel
  6. Lucifer
  7. Teachin’ Blues
  8. Leanin on My Dream
  9. Mongrel Too
  10. River Deep, Mountain High – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector

On August 8, 2017.

On August 8, 2017, Glen Travis Campbell died aged 81. He was country and rock singer, musician, songwriter, television host, and actor. Campbell released more than 70 albums; sold 45 million records and won 12 “RIAA” Gold albums, four Platinum and one double-Platinum album. In 1967 Campbell won four “Grammy Awards” in the country and pop categories. In 2000, 2004 and 2009, Campbell won “Grammy Hall of Fame Awards and in 2012, he won the “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award”. He also won awards for “Male Vocalist of the Year” the “Country Music Association (CMA)” and the “Academy of Country Music (ACM)”, and took the “CMA’s” top award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year. In his 50 years long career, Campbell has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including Bobby Darin, Ricky Nelson, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, The Monkees, Nancy Sinatra, Merle Haggard,  Jan and Dean, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Phil Spector, Ricky Nelson and The Beach Boys.

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “RCA Victor” label released “Aerial Pandemonium Ballet”, the seventh Harry Nilsson studio album. It was recorded 1966-1968, with new vocals and remixes in 1971, and was produced by Harry Nilsson and Rick Jarrard. This was one of the first-ever remix albums.

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Nilsson except where noted

  1. Introduction
  2. 1941
  3. Daddy’s Song
  4. Richland’s Favorite Song
  5. Good Old Desk
  6. Everybody’s Talkin
  7. Bath
  8. River Deep – Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  9. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend
  10. Don’t Leave Me
  11. Without Her
  12. Together
  13. One
  14. Closing

In March 1974.

In March 1974, “Chrysalis” label released “Now We Are Six”,the sixth Steeleye Span album. It was recorded December 1973-January 1974, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Maddy Prior- vocals
  • Tim Hart- vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, electric dulcimer, banjo
  • Peter Knight- vocals, violin, mandolin, tenor banjo, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Bob Johnson- vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, synthesizer
  • Rick Kemp- vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Nigel Pegrum- drums, tambourine, oboe, recorder, flute, synthesizer
  • David Bowie- alto sax

Track listing:

  1. Seven Hundred Elves
  2. Edwin – traditional
  3. Drink Down the Moon – traditional
  4. Now We Are Six – traditonal
  5. Thomas the Rhymer – traditional
  6. The Mooncoin Jig – traditional
  7. Long-a-Growing – traditional
  8. Two Magicians – traditional
  9. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – traditional
  10. To Know Him Is To Love Him – Phil Spector

On November 13, 1977.

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On November 13, 1977, “Warner Bros” label released “Death of a Ladies’ Man”, the fifth Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded June – July 1977, and was produced by Phil Spector.

Personnel:

  • Art Blaine – guitar
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Ronee Blakley– background vocals
  • Bobby Bruce – fiddle, violin
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • John Cabalka – art direction
  • Conte Candoli– trumpet
  • Leonard Cohen – composer, vocals
  • Ron Coro – design
  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitar
  • Billy Diez – background vocals
  • Steve Douglas– flute, saxophone, wind
  • Oma Drake – background vocals
  • Bob Dylan– background vocals
  • Gene Estes – percussion
  • Venetta Fields– background vocals
  • Gerald Garrett – background vocals
  • Terry Gibbs– percussion, vibraphone
  • Allen Ginsberg– background vocals
  • Bruce Gold – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Barry Goldberg – keyboards
  • Tom Hensley – keyboards
  • David Isaac – guitar
  • Pete Jolly– keyboards
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Dan Kessel – organ, synthesizer, guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • David Kessel – guitar, background vocals
  • Clydie King– background vocals
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– guitar, pedal steel, slide guitar
  • Michael Lang – keyboards
  • Larry Levine– engineer
  • Charles Loper – trombone
  • Sherlie Matthews– background vocals
  • Bill Mays – keyboards
  • Don Menza– flute, saxophone, wind, horn arrangements
  • Jay Migliori – saxophone
  • Art Munson– guitar
  • Bill Naegels – design
  • Ray Neapolitan – electric & upright bass
  • Al Perkins– pedal steel, slide guitar
  • Ray Pohlman – bass, guitar
  • Emil Radocchia – percussion
  • Don Randi– keyboards
  • Jack Redmond – trombone
  • Bob Robitaille – synthesizer, assistant engineer, synthesizer programming
  • Devra Robitaille – synthesizer
  • Stan Ross – assistant engineer
  • Phil Spector– guitar, composer, keyboards, background vocals, vocal arrangement, rhythm arrangements
  • Nino Tempo– arranger
  • Bill Thedford , Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters, Lorna Willard – background vocals
  • Robert Zimmitti – percussion

Track listing:

All lyrics by Leonard Cohen, all music by Phil Spector.

  1. True Love Leaves No Traces
  2. Iodine
  3. Paper Thin Hotel
  4. Memories
  5. I Left a Woman Waiting
  6. Don’t Go Home with Your Hard-On
  7. Fingerprints
  8. Death of a Ladies’ Man