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Nina Simone: Broadway – Blues Ballads

In November 1964, “Philips” label released “Broadway-Blues-Ballads”, the eleventh Nina Simone album. It was recorded in 1964, in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney.

Personnel:

  • Nina Simone – vocals, piano, arranger
  • Bobby Hamilton – drums
  • Lisle Atkinson – percussion
  • Rudy Stevenson – flute
  • Horace Ott – arranger, conductor
  • Hal Mooney – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, Sol Marcus
  2. Night Song – Lee Adams, Charles Strouse
  3. The Laziest Gal in Town – Cole Porter
  4. Something Wonderful – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
  5. Don’t Take All Night – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  6. Nobody – Alex Rogers, Bert Williams
  7. I Am Blessed – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  8. Of This I’m Sure – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  9. See-Line Woman – traditional, George Bass, Nina Simone
  10. Our Love (Will See Us Through) – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  11. How Can I? – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  12. The Last Rose of Summer – Thomas Moore, Richard Alfred Milliken, Nina Simone

The 4 Seasons: Rag Doll

In July 1964, “Philips” label released “Rag Doll”, the seventh 4 Seasons (The) album. It was recorded in 1964, at “Atlantic Studios” and “Stea-Philips”, and was produced by Bob Crewe.

Personnel:

  • Frankie Valli – lead vocal 
  • Bob Gaudio – vocals, keyboards 
  • Tommy DeVito – vocals, lead guitar 
  • Nick Massi – vocals, bass guitar, vocal arrangements
  • Bob Crewe – arrangements, sleeve notes
  • Denny Randell – arrangements
  • Tom Dowd – engineer
  • Gordon Clark – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Gaudio, except where noted.

  1. Save It for Me – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  2. The Touch of You
  3. Danger – Bob Gaudio, Sandy Linzer
  4. Marcie – Bob Gaudio, Sandy Linzer
  5. No One Cares
  6. Rag Doll – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  7. An Angel Cried
  8. Funny Face – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  9. Huggin’ My Pillow – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  10. The Setting Sun
  11. Ronnie – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  12. On Broadway Tonight – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio

Brownsville Station: School Punks

In May 1974, “Philips” label released “School Punks”, the fourth Brownsville Station album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Mediasound”, and was produced by Morris-Stevens Productions.

Personnel:

  • Cub Koda – vocals, guitar
  • Michael “Sam” Lutz – vocals, bass
  • Henry “H Bomb” Weck – drums
  • Michael Delugg – engineer
  • Melinda Bordelon – illustration
  • Bob Defrin – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Cub Koda, Michael Lutz and Henry Weck.

  1. Kings of the Party
  2. Mama Don’t Allow No Parking
  3. Meet Me on the Fourth Floor
  4. Fast Phyliss
  5. I Get So Excited
  6. Ostrich
  7. I Got It Bad for You
  8. Hey Little Girl

In December 1963.

In December 1963, “Philips” label released “Night Lights”, the 36th Gerry Mulligan album. It was recorded September – October 1963, at “Nola Penthouse Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Mulligan – baritone saxophone, piano 
  • Art Farmer – flugelhorn
  • Bob Brookmeyer – valve trombone
  • Jim Hall – guitar
  • Bill Crow – bass
  • Dave Bailey – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Mulligan except where noted.

  1. Night Lights
  2. Morning of the Carnival – Luiz Bonfá, Antônio Maria
  3. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – David Mann, Bob Hilliard
  4. Prelude in E Minor – Frédéric Chopin
  5. Festival Minor
  6. Tell Me When

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Philips” label released “Araçá Azul”, the fifth Caetano Veloso studio album. It was recorded in 1972, in São Paulo, and was produced by Caetno Veloso.

Personnel:

  • Caetano Veloso – vocals
  • Antonio Perna – piano
  • Lanny – guitar
  • Moacyr Albuquerque – bass
  • Luciano Oliveira – pandeiro 
  • Edith de Oliveira – vocals 
  • Tusé de Abreu – flute
  • Tuti Moreno – percussion, drums, vibraphone
  • Rogério Duprat – arranging
  • Marcus Vinicius – technician
  • Luciano Figueiredo – artwork
  • Oscar Ramos – artwork
  • Ivan Cardoso – photograph

Track listing:

  1. Viola, Meu Bem – traditional
  2. De Conversa/Cravo e Canela – Caetano Veloso, Milton Nascimento, Ronaldo Bastos
  3. Tu Me Acostumbraste – Frank Domínguez
  4. Gilberto Misterioso – Caetano Veloso, Sousândrade
  5. De Palavra em Palavra – Caetano Veloso
  6. De Cara/Eu Quero Essa Mulher – Caetano Veloso, Monsueto, Lanny Gordin, José Batista
  7. Sugar Cane Fields Forever – Caetano Veloso, Sousândrade
  8. Júlia/Moreno – Caetano Veloso
  9. Épico – Caetano Veloso
  10. Araçá Azul – Caetano Veloso

In January 1969.

In 1969, “Philips” label released the self-titled, debut Charlatans album. It was recorded in 1967, at “Pacific High Recorders” in San Francisco, and was produced by Dan Healy, Mike Wilhelm, Richard Olsen, Darrell DeVore and Terry Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Mike Wilhelm- vocals, guitar, fretted instruments, percussion
  • Richard Olsen – vocals, bass, woodwind instruments, percussion
  • Darrell DeVore – vocals, piano, keyboards, bass, percussion
  • Terry Wilson – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. High Coin – Van Dyke Parks
  2. Easy When I’m Dead – Darrell DeVore
  3. Ain’t Got the Time – Mike Wilhelm
  4. Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  5. The Blues Ain’t Nothin’ – Mike Wilhelm
  6. Time to Get Straight – Darrell DeVore
  7. When I Go Sailin’ By – Richard Olsen
  8. Doubtful Waltz – Darrell DeVore
  9. Wabash Cannonball – Alvin Pleasant Carter
  10. Alabama Bound – traditional, arranged by Mike Wilhelm, Richard Olsen, Darrell DeVore, Terry Wilson
  11. When the Movies Are Over – Darrell DeVore

In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Philips” label released “Quand on n’a que l’amour” (When love is all you have), the second Jacques Brel studio album. It was recorded 11 March 1955 – 22 March 1957.

Personnel:

  • Jacques Brel– vocals
  • André Popp– orchestra conductor
  • Michel Legrand– orchestra conductor
  • François Rauber– orchestra conductor
  • Jacques Canetti – executive producer
  • Vénéroni – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Jacques Brel, except where noted.

  1. Quand on n’a que l’amour
  2. Qu’avons-nous fait, bonnes gens
  3. Les pieds dans le ruisseau
  4. Pardons – Jacques Brel, Jacques Vigouroux
  5. La bourrée du célibataire
  6. L’air de la bêtise
  7. Saint-Pierre
  8. J’en appelle
  9. Heureux
  10. Les blés
  11. Quand on n’a que l’amour

In March 1969.

In March 1969, “Philips” label released “New! Improved!”, the third Blue Cheer album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Amigo Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Milan Melvin.

Personnel:

  • Dickie Peterson– bass guitar, vocals
  • Paul Whaley– drums
  • Bruce Stephens – guitar
  • Ralph Burns Kellogg– keyboards
  • Randy Holden– guitar

Track listing:

  1. When It All Gets Old – Ralph Burns Kellogg
  2. West Coast Child of Sunshine – Bruce Stephens
  3. I Want My Baby Back – Bruce Stephens
  4. Aces ‘n’ Eights – Ralph Burns Kellogg, Dickie Peterson, Bruce Stephens
  5. As Long as I Live – Dickie Peterson, Bruce Stephens
  6. It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry – Bob Dylan
  7. Peace of Mind – Randy Holden
  8. Fruit & Icebergs – Randy Holden
  9. Honey Butter Lover – Randy Holden

 

In March 1954.

In March 1954, “Philips” label released “Grand Jacques”, the début Jacques Brel album. It was recorded on February 15, 1954.

Personnel:

  • Jacques Brel– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • André Grassi, Glen Powell – arrangements
  • Michel Legrand, André Popp, François Rauber– orchestra conductor
  • Jean-Marie Guérin – mastering
  • Henri Guilbaud – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jacques Brel, except where noted.

  1. La haine
  2. Grand Jacques (C’est trop facile)
  3. Il pleut (Les carreaux)
  4. Le diable (Ça va)
  5. Il peut pleuvoir – Jacques Brel, Glen Powell
  6. Il nous faut regarder
  7. Le fou du roi
  8. C’est comme ça
  9. Sur la place

In December 1970.

In December 1970, “Philips” label released “Just Another Diamond Day”, the debut Vashti Bunyan album. It was recorded November – December 1969, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  1. Vashti Bunyan- vocals, acoustic guitar
  2. Christopher Sykes – piano, organ
  3. John James – dulcitone
  4. Robin Williamson- fiddle, whistle, Celtic harp
  5. Dave Swarbrick- fiddle, mandolin
  6. Simon Nicol – banjo
  7. Mike Crowther – guitar
  8. Robert Kirby- string and recorder arrangements
  9. Joe Boyd- liner notes
  10. Jerry Boys – engineer
  11. John James – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Vashti Bunyan, except where noted.

  1. Diamond Day
  2. Glow Worms
  3. Lily Pond
  4. Timothy Grub
  5. Where I Like to Stand – Vashti Bunyan, John James
  6. Swallow Song
  7. Window Over the Bay – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  8. Rose Hip November
  9. Come Wind Come Rain
  10. Hebridean Sun – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  11. Rainbow River
  12. Trawlerman’s Song – Vashti Bunyan, Robert Lewis
  13. Jog Along Bess
  14. Iris’s Song for Us – Vashti Bunyan, Wally Dix, Iris Macfarlane