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In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Milestone” label released “The Kicker”, the debut Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in August 1967, at “Plaza Sound Studio” in New York City and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mike Lawrence – trumpet
  • Grachan Moncur III – trombone
  • Kenny Barron – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. Mamacita
  2. The Kicker
  3. Chelsea Bridge – Billy Strayhorn
  4. If
  5. Nardis – Miles Davis
  6. Without a Song – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans
  7. O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) – Vinicius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  8. Mo’ Joe

In February 1978.

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In February 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Plastic Letters”, the second Blondie studio album. It was recorded June – July 1976, at “Plaza Sound Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Gottehrer.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry- vocals
  • Chris Stein- guitar, bass guitar, E-bow, vibraphone
  • James Destri- grand piano, Farfisa organ, Polymoog synthesizer and strings, Roland synthesizer, background vocals
  • Clem Burke- premier drums, background vocals
  • Frank Infante- bass guitar, guitar
  • Dale Powers – background vocals
  • Rob Freeman -engineer
  • Greg Calbi- mastering
  • Phillip Dixon –photography

Track listing:

  1. Fan Mail – Jimmy Destri
  2. Denis – Neil Levenson
  3. Bermuda Triangle Blues (Flight 45) – Chris Stein
  4. You Nabbed as Sniper – Chris Stein
  5. Contact in Red Square – Jimmy Destri
  6. (I’m Always Touched by Your) Presence Dear – Gary Valente
  7. I’m on E – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  8. I Don’t Have the nerve to Say No – Deborah Harry, Jimmy Destri
  9. Love at the Pier – Deborah Harry
  10. No Imagination – Jimmy Destri
  11. Kidnapper – Jimmy Destri
  12. Detroit 442 – Jimmy Destri, Chris Stein
  13. Cautious Lip – Ronnie Toast, Chris Stein