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On January 13, 2006.

On January 13, 2006, “SPV” label released “Soul of a Man”, album by Eric Burdon, dedicated to Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker and the city of New Orleans. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Tony Braunagel.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – vocals
  • Carl Carlton- guitar, slide guitar
  • Johnny Lee Schell- guitar, slide guitar, background vocals
  • Jon Cleary- piano
  • James Hutchinson- bass
  • Reggie McBride – bass
  • Les Lovett – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Nick Love – trombone
  • John Sublett- saxophone
  • Rod Piazza- harmonica
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • Tony Braunagel- drums

Track listing:

  1. Soul of a Man – Blind Willie Johnson
  2. Kingsize Jones – Jimmy Wood, J.J. Holliday
  3. Red Cross Store – Fred McDowell
  4. Como Se Llama Mama – Gregg Sutton, John Heron
  5. Forty Days and Forty Nights – Bernard Roth
  6. Feeling Blue – Eric Bibb, Fredrik Boström
  7. Never Give Up Blues – David Munyon
  8. GTO – Munyon
  9. Forty-Four – Roosevelt Sykes, Eurreal Wilford Montgomery
  10. Slow Moving Train – John Keller
  11. Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down – Charlotte Hoglund, Eric Bibb
  12. Devil Run – John Bundrick
  13. I Don’t Mind – John Bundrick
  14. Circuit Rider – Billy Watts, David Raven, Pete Anderson, Taras Prodaniuk

 

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In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Columbia” label released “Easy Does It”, the third Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – piano, organ, guitars, ondioline, sitar, vibraphone, prepared guitar, electronic effects, vocals
  • Stu Woods – electric bass, backing vocal
  • Rick Marotta– drums, backing vocal
  • David Bromberg– pedal steel, guitar
  • Tom Cosgrove, Louie Shelton, Stu Scharf, Joe Beck, Tommy Tedesco, Keith Allison, Freddie Weller, Wayne Moss, Charlie Daniels– guitar
  • Lyle Ritz, John Miller, Joe Osborn, Charlie McCoy– electric bass
  • Earl Palmer, Joe Corero, Jr, Ken Buttrey, Al Rogers – drums
  • Larry Knechtel– piano
  • Fred Lipisus – tenor saxophone
  • Peter Ivers– harmonica
  • George Devens – percussion
  • Milt Holland– tabla
  • Pete Drake– pedal steel
  • The Blossoms– backing vocal
  • Bobby Colomby– congas
  • Charlie Calello– string and horn arrangements
  • Jackson Marlie – vocals
  • Jimmie Haskell– arrangements and conductor
  • Don Puluse, Neil Wilburn, Stan Tonkel, Sy Mitchell, Tim Geelan – engineers
  • Mike Ruschack – mastering engineer
  • Stan Weiss – remix engineer

Track listing:

  1. Brand New Day – Al Kooper
  2. Piano Solo Introduction to I Got a Woman
  3. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
  4. Country Road – James Taylor
  5. I Bought You the Shoes (You’re Walking Away In) – Bob Brass, Irwin Levine, Kooper
  6. Introduction
  7. Easy Does It – Al Kooper
  8. Buckskin Boy – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello
  9. Love Theme from The Landlord – Al Kooper
  10. Sad, Sad Sunshine – Al Kooper
  11. Let the Duchess No – John Gregory, Jim Roberts
  12. She Gets Me Where I Live – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello
  13. A Rose and a Baby Ruth – D. Loudermilk
  14. Baby, Please Don’t Go – Big Joe Williams
  15. God Sheds His Grace on Thee – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Rare Earth” label released “One World”, the fourth Rare Earth studio album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Tom Baird, Gil Bridges, Ray Monette, Mark Olson, John Persh, Pete Rivera and Ed Guzman.

Personnel:

  • Gil Bridges – woodwinds, backing vocals, percussion, flute
  • Ray Monette – guitars, backing vocals
  • Mark Olson – keyboards, backing vocals
  • John Persh – bass, backing vocals
  • Pete Rivera – drums, lead vocals, percussion
  • Ed Guzman – conga, percussion

Track listing:

  1. What’d I Say – Ray Charles
  2. If I Die – Pete Rivera
  3. Seed – Pete Rivera
  4. I Just Want to Celebrate – Dino Fekaris, Nick Zesses
  5. Someone to Love – Gil Bridges
  6. Any Man Can Be a Fool – John Persh
  7. Road – Tom Baird
  8. Under God’s Light – Eddie Guzman, Ray Monette, Mark Olson

 

In June 1967.

In June 1967, “ABC/Tangerine” labels released “Ray Charles Invites You to Listen”, the 28th Ray Charles album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Joe Adams.

Track listing:

  1. She’s Funny That Way (I Got a Woman Crazy for Me) – Neil Moret, Richard Whiting
  2. How Deep Is the Ocean (How High Is the Sky) – Irving Berlin
  3. You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Wanna Do It) – James V. Monaco, Joseph McCarthy
  4. Yesterday – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. I’ll Be Seeing You – Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain
  6. Here We Go Again – Don Lanier, Red Steagall
  7. All for You – Robert Scherman
  8. Love Walked In – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  9. Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You – Andy Razaf, Don Redman
  10. People – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Capricorn” label released “Playin’ Up a Storm”, the third Gregg Allman Band studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman– vocals, organ, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Willie Weeks– bass, Fender Rhodes
  • Steve Beckmeier – guitar
  • Ricky Hirsch – guitar, slide guitar
  • John Leslie Hug – guitar
  • Neil Larsen – synthesizer, piano, keyboards, Fender Rhodes, horn arrangements
  • Bill Stewart – drums
  • David Luell – horn, saxophone
  • Steve Madaio – horn
  • Pat Rizzo – horn
  • Sherlie Matthews– background vocals
  • Bill Payne– synthesizer, keyboards
  • Fred Beckmeier – bass
  • Red Callender– bass
  • John– keyboards
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Venetta Fields– background vocals
  • Clydie King– background vocals
  • Milt Holland– percussion

Track listing:

  1. Come and Go Blues – Gregg Allman
  2. Let This Be a Lesson to Ya – Gregg Allman, Malcolm Rebennack
  3. Brightest Smile in Town – Ray Charles, Barry De Vorzon, Bob Sherman
  4. Bring It on Back – Gregg Allman
  5. Cryin’ Shame – Malcolm Beckmeier, Steve Berlin
  6. Sweet Feelin’ – Clarence Carter, Marcus Daniel, Rick Hall, Candi Staton
  7. It Ain’t No Use – Bernie Baum, Bill Giant, Florence Kaye
  8. Matthew’s Arrival – Neil Larsen
  9. One More Try – Gregg Allman

 

In May 1965.

In May 1965, “Columbia” label released “Animal Tracks”, the second Animals studio album. It was recorded 1964-1965, and was produced by Mickie Most.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon– vocals
  • Alan Price– keyboards
  • Hilton Valentine– guitar
  • Chas Chandler– bass
  • John Steel– drums
  • Mickie Most– liner notes
  • Val Valentin– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Mess Around – Ahmet Ertegün
  2. How You’ve Changed – Chuck Berry
  3. Hallelujah I Love Her So – Ray Charles
  4. I Believe to My Soul – Ray Charles, Allan Learner
  5. Worried Life Blues – Big Maceo Merriweather
  6. Roberta – Al Smith, John Vincent
  7. I Ain’t Got You – Calvin Carter
  8. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  9. Let the Good Times Roll – Shirley Goodman, Leonard Lee
  10. For Miss Caulker – Eric Burdon
  11. Roadrunner – Ellas McDaniel

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “A&M” label released “Eat It”, the seventh Humble Pie album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Clear Sounds” (Steve’s Marriott home studio) inEssex, and
“Green’s Playhouse” in Glasgow, and was produced by Steve Marriott.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitars, harmonica, keyboards, remixing, vocals
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitars, backing vocals
  • Greg Ridley- bass, backing vocals
  • Jerry Shirley– Drums
  • The Blackberries:Billie Barnum, Clydie King, Venetta Fields– vocals
  • J. Cole- pedal steel guitar
  • Sidney George – saxophone
  • Chris & Irish – engineer
  • Fin Costello – inside photo, photography
  • Michael Doud – art direction
  • John Kosh – cover design, preparation
  • Jim McCrary – photography

Track listing:

  1. Get Down to It – Steve Marriott
  2. Good Booze and Bad Women – Steve Marriott
  3. Is It for Love? – Steve Marriott
  4. Drugstore Cowboy – Steve Marriott
  5. Black Coffee – Ike Turner,Tina Turner
  6. I Believe to My Soul – Ray Charles
  7. Shut up and Don’t Interrupt Me – Johnny Bristol,Edwin Starr
  8. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Roosevelt Jamison
  9. Say No More – Steve Marriott
  10. Oh, Bella (All That’s Hers) – Steve Marriott
  11. Summer Song – Steve Marriott
  12. Beckton Dumps – Steve Marriott
  13. Up Our Sleeve – music by Steve Marriott, Dave ”Clem” Clempson, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, lyrics by Steve Marriott
  14. Honky Tonk Women – Keith Richards,Mick Jagger
  15. (I’m A) Road Runner – Eddie Holland,Lamont Dozier,Brian Holland