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On January 9, 1958.

On January 9, 1958, “Jamie Records” label released “Have ‘Twangy’ Guitar Will Travel”, the debut Duane Eddy album. It was recorded in 1957, at “Audio Recorders” in Phoenix, Arizona, and was produced by Lee Hazlewood and Lester Sill.

Personnel:

  • Duane Eddy – guitar
  • Al Casey– electric bass, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Steve Douglas– saxophone
  • Corki Casey O’Dell – rhythm guitar
  • Buddy Wheeler – electric bass
  • Bob Taylor – drums
  • Mike Bermani – drums
  • Plas Johnson– saxophone
  • Gil Bernal– saxophone
  • Ike Clanton – bass
  • Jimmy Simmons – upright bass
  • Jimmy Wilcox – bass
  • Donnie Owens– rhythm guitar
  • The Sharps– backing vocals
  • Jack Miller – engineer
  • Eddie Brackett – engineer
  • Greg Vaughn – mastering
  • Tom Moulton– mastering
  • Ben Demotto – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Duane Eddy and Lee Hazlewood, except where noted.

  1. Lonesome Road – Gene Austin, Nathaniel Shilkret
  2. I Almost Lost My Mind – Ivory Joe Hunter
  3. Rebel Rouser
  4. Three-30-Blues
  5. Cannonball
  6. The Lonely One
  7. Detour – Paul Westmoreland
  8. Stalkin’
  9. Ramrod – Al Casey
  10. Anytime – Herbert “Happy” Lawson
  11. Moovin’ ‘N’ Groovin’
  12. Loving You – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
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In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Round Records” label released “Compliments” (known as Garcia), the second Jerry Garcia solo album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by John Kahn.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals, classical guitar
  • Arthur Adams – guitar
  • Michael Omartian- piano, tack piano, Fender Rhodes
  • John Kahn – bass, horn arrangement, string arrangement
  • Ron Tutt – drums
  • Merl Saunders- organ
  • Larry Carlton– guitar
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion
  • Melvin Moore – trumpet
  • Gene Connors – trombone, horn arrangement
  • Jackie Kelso – saxophones
  • Amos Garrett– trombone
  • Joel Tepp- clarinet
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Merry Clayton- background vocals
  • Maria Muldaur, Clydie King, Patty- background vocals
  • Geoff Muldaur– clarinet
  • Ben Benay – rhythm guitar
  • Tom Rose – clarinet
  • John Rotella – e flat clarinet
  • Willie Green – b flat clarinet
  • Gary Ray – b flat clarinet
  • Julian Sheer – bass clarinet
  • Sid Page– violin
  • Carl Pedersen – violin
  • Nathan Rubin – violin
  • Emily van Valkenburg – violin
  • Miriam Dye – viola
  • Nancy Ellis – viola
  • Terry Adams – cello
  • Judiyaba – cello
  • Arnie Egilsson, Ray Siegal – string bass
  • Sid Sharp – contractor
  • David Nichtern – guitar
  • David Grisman- mandolin
  • Vassar Clements– violin
  • Engineer – Ron Malo
  • Production assistants – Richard Loren, Joshua Blardo
  • Equipment – Ramrod, Steve Parrish
  • Cover art – Victor Moscoso

Track listing:

  1. Let It Rock – Chuck Berry
  2. When The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game – Smokey Robinson
  3. That’s What Love Will Make You Do – Henderson Thigpen, James Banks, Eddy Marion
  4. Russian Lullaby – Irving Berlin
  5. Turn On The Bright Lights – Albert Washington
  6. He Ain’t Give You None – Van Morrison
  7. What Goes Around – Mac Rebbenack
  8. Let’s Spend The Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  9. Mississippi Moon – Peter Rowan
  10. Midnight Town – Robert Hunter, John Kahn

 

In April 1978.

In April 1978, “Arista” label released “Cats Under the Stars”, the first Jerry Garcia Band album. It was recorded 1977-1978, at the “Grateful Dead’s Club Front” in San Rafael, a warehouse space that had been acquired for band rehearsals and later converted to a studio, and was produced by Jerry Garcia and John Kahn.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia- guitar, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux- vocals
  • Keith Godchaux- keyboards, background vocals
  • John Kahn- basses, keyboards, guitar, orchestration
  • Ron Tutt – drums, percussion
  • Merl Saunders- organ
  • Maria Muldaur- background vocals
  • Stephen Schuster – flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • Brian Godchaux – violin
  • Candy Godchaux – violin
  • Engineers – Betty Cantor-Jackson, Bob Matthews
  • Assistants – Harry Popick, Steve Parrish, Bill Candelario, Ramrod
  • Cover art – Kelly Mouse Studios

Track listing:

  1. Rubin And Cherise – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia
  2. Love In The Afternoon – Robert Hunter, John Kahn
  3. Palm Sunday – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia
  4. Cats Under The Stars – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia
  5. Rhapsody In Red – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia, John Kahn
  6. Rain – Donna Godchaux
  7. Down Home – John Kahn
  8. Gomorrah – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia

In February 1976.

In February 1976, “Round Records” label released “Reflections”, the third Jerry Garcia solo album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Jerry Garcia.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia – vocals, guitar, organ
  • Bob Weir- guitar, background vocals
  • Phil Lesh- bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann- drums
  • Keith Godchaux- Fender Rhodes, tack piano
  • Donna Jean Godchaux- background vocals
  • Mickey Hart- drums, percussion
  • John Kahn- organ
  • Nicky Hopkins- piano
  • John Kahn – bass, organ, synthesizer, vibraphone
  • Ron Tutt– drums
  • Larry Knechtel- Fender Rhodes
  • Donna Jean Godchaux, Bob Weir – background vocals
  • Dan Healy – engineer
  • Rob Taylor, Willi Deenihan, Joel Edelstein – assistant engineer
  • Smiggy – engineer, mix – down engineer
  • Steve Brown, Kidd, Ramrod, Steve Parrish – production assistant
  • Mike Steirnagel – cover art
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Might As Well – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  2. Mission In the Rain – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  3. They Love Each Other – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  4. I’ll Take a Melody – Allen Toussaint
  5. It Must Have Been the Roses – Robert Hunter
  6. Tore Up Over You – Hank Ballard
  7. Catfish John – Bob McDill, Allen Reynolds
  8. Comes a Time – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter

On October 17, 1980.

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On October 17, 1980, “Columbia” label released “The River”, the fifth Bruce Springsteen studio album. Springsteen’s first double album was recorded March 1979  – August 1980, at the “Power Station” in New York, and was produced by Jon Landau, Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt.  “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “The River” at number 253 on its list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, 12-string electric guitar, harmonica, percussion, piano
  • Roy Bittan– piano, organ, background vocals
  • Clarence Clemons– tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, percussion, background vocals
  • Danny Federici– organ, glockenspiel
  • Garry Tallent– bass
  • Steven Van Zandt– rhythm electric guitar, acoustic guitar, lead guitar, harmony vocals, background vocals
  • Max Weinberg– drums, percussion
  • Flo & Eddie– vocals
  • Howard Kaylan– harmony vocals
  • Mark Volman– harmony vocals

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. The Ties That Bind
  2. Sherry Darling
  3. Jackson’s Cage
  4. Two Hearts
  5. Independence Day
  6. Hungry Heart
  7. Out in the Street
  8. Crush on You
  9. You Can Look Back
  10. I Wanna Marry You
  11. The River
  12. Point Blank
  13. Cadillac Ranch
  14. I’m Rocker
  15. Fade Away
  16. Stolen Car
  17. Ramrod
  18. The Price You Pay
  19. Drive All Night
  20. Wreck on the Highway