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In January 1970.

In January 1970, “RCA Victor” label released “American Woman”, the sixth Guess Who studio album. It was recorded August – November 1969, at “RCA Mid-America Recording Center, Studio B” in Chicago, and was produced by Jack Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Burton Cummings – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, flute, harmonica
  • Randy Bachman – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Kale – bass, backing vocals
  • Garry Peterson – drums, backing vocals
  • Brian Christian – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings except where noted.

  1. American Woman – Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson
  2. No Time
  3. Talisman
  4. No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature
  5. 969 (The Oldest Man) – Randy Bachman
  6. When Friends Fall Out
  7. 8:15
  8. Proper Stranger
  9. Humpty’s Blues/American Woman (Epilogue) – Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson

In December 1967.

In December 1967, “RCA Victor” label released “Pandemonium Shadow Show”, the second Harry Nilsson studio album. It was recorded in 1967, at “RCA’s Music Center of the World” in Hollywood, and was produced by Rick Jarrard.

Personnel:

  • Harry Nilsson – vocal
  • Dr. John – vocal, piano
  • Lyle Ritz – bass, ukulele
  • Mike Deasy – guitar
  • Milt Holland – drums, percussion
  • Dick “Knobbs” Bogert – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Nilsson, except where noted.             

  1. Ten Little Indians
  2. 1941
  3. Cuddly Toy
  4. She Sang Hymns Out of Tune – Jesse Lee Kincaid
  5. You Can’t Do That – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend
  7. She’s Leaving Home – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. There Will Never Be – Perry Botkin Jr., Gil Garfield
  9. Without Her
  10. Freckles – Cliff Hess, Howard Johnson, Milton Ager
  11. It’s Been So Long
  12. River Deep – Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich

In December 1972.

In December 1972, “RCA Victor” label released “World Woven”, the third Ides of March album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Bob Destocki and Frank Rand.

Personnel:

  • Jim Peterik – vocals, guitar
  • Larry Millas – vocals, guitar, mandolin
  • Dave Arellano – keyboards, flute, strings
  • Bob Bergland – vocals, bass
  • Mike Borch – vocals, drums
  • Chuck Soumar – vocals, trumpet, harp, percussion
  • Brian Christian – recording engineer
  • Richie Schmitt – recording assistant
  • Kinuko Craft – illustrations
  • Marc Hauser – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Peterik.

  1. Mother America
  2. Baby’s Gonna Grow
  3. Diamond Fire
  4. Children
  5. Mellow Your Soul
  6. Landlady
  7. Flip Side
  8. Colorado Morrow
  9. All Join Hands

On November 23, 1960.

On November 23, 1960, “RCA Victor” label released “His Hand in Mine”, the fifth Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded in October 1960, and was produced by Steve Sholes.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Scotty Moore – electric guitar
  • Hank Garland – acoustic guitar
  • Floyd Cramer – piano
  • Bob Moore – double bass
  • D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman – drums
  • Boots Randolph – saxophone
  • The Jordanaires – backing vocals
  • Millie Kirkham – backing vocals
  • Charlie Hodge – harmony and backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. His Hand in Mine – Mosie Lister
  2. I’m Gonna Walk Dem Golden Stairs – Cully Holt
  3. In My Father’s House – Aileene Hanks, arranger by Elvis Presley
  4. Milky White Way – Landers Coleman, arranged by Elvis Presley
  5. Known Only to Him – Stuart Hamblen
  6. I Believe in the man in the Sky – Richard Howard
  7. Joshua Fit the Battle – traditional, arranged by Elvis Presley
  8. Jesus Knows What I Need – Mosie Lister
  9. Swing Down Sweet Chariot – traditional, arranged by Elvis Presley
  10. Mansion Over the Hilltop – Ira Stanphill
  11. If We Never Meet Again – Albert E. Brumley
  12. Working on the Building – Winfried O. Hoyle, Lillian Bowles

On October 19, 1956.

On October 19, 1956, “RCA Victor” label released “Elvis” (also known as Elvis Presley No. 2), the second Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded January – September 1956, at “RCA Studio 1” in New York City, “Radio Recorders Studio 1” in Hollywood, and was produced by Steve Sholes.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Scotty Moore – electric guitar
  • Shorty Long – piano
  • Gordon Stoker – piano
  • Bill Black – double bass
  • D. J. Fontana – drums
  • The Jordanaires – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Rip It Up – Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco
  2. Love Me – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  3. When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again – Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker
  4. Long Tall Sally – Robert Blackwell, Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman
  5. First in Line – Aaron Schroeder, Ben Weisman
  6. Paralyzed – Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley
  7. So Glad You’re Mine – Arthur Crudup
  8. Old Shep – Red Foley
  9. Ready Teddy – Robert Blackwell, John Marascalo
  10. Any Place in Paradise – Joe Thomas
  11. How’s the World Treating You – Chet Atkins, Boudleaux Bryant
  12. How Do You Think I Feel – Webb Pierce, Wayne Walker

on october 8, 2002.

On October 8, 2002, “RCA Victor” label released “Clone”, the first Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon studio album. It was recorded on 2002, and was produced by Paul DuGre.

Personnel:

  • Leo Kottke – guitar, vocals, percussion
  • Mike Gordon – bass, vocals, guitar, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Arko – Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke
  2. Car Carrier Blues – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz
  3. From Pizza Towers to Defeat – Bob “Frizz” Fuller
  4. Clone – Mike Gordon
  5. The Collins Missile – Mike Gordon
  6. Te Veo – Leo Kottke
  7. Disco – Leo Kottke
  8. June – Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke
  9. I Am a Lonesome Fugitive – Liz Anderson, Casey Anderson
  10. Clay – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz
  11. Strange – Leo Kottke
  12. Middle of the Road – Leo Kottke
  13. Whip – Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke
  14. With – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz

In October 1957.

In October 1957, “RCA Victor” label released “Hi-Fi in Focus”, the eighth Chet Atkins studio album.

Personnel:

  • Chet Atkins – vocals, guitar
  • Jacob Deschin – liner notes
  • M. Baunach – photography

Track listing:

  1. El Cumbanchero – Rafael Hernández
  2. Ain’t Misbehavin” – Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller
  3. Shadow Waltz – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  4. Anna (El Negro Zumbón) – Roman Vatro, Franco Giordano
  5. Yesterdays – Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern
  6. Portuguese Washerwoman – Roger Lucchesi, André Popp
  7. Tiger Rag – Harry DaCosta, Eddie Edwards, Nick LaRocca
  8. Walk, Don’t Run – Johnny Smith
  9. Tara’s Theme – David, Max Steiner
  10. Johnson Rag – Guy Hall, Henry Kleinkauf, Jack Lawrence
  11. Lullaby of the Leaves – Bernice Petkere, Joe Young
  12. Bouree – Bach
  13. Avorada – traditional

On August 23, 2005.

On August 23, 2005, “RCA Victor” label released “Sixty Six Steps”, the second Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon studio album. It was recorded in 2005 and was produced by David Z.

Personnel:

  • Leo Kottke – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Gordon – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Neil Symonette – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Living In The Country – Pete Seeger
  2. The Grid – Mike Gordon
  3. Oh Well – Peter Green
  4. Rings – Alex Harvey, Eddie Reeves
  5. Cherry County – Leo Kottke
  6. Sweet Emotion – Tom Hamilton, Steven Tyler
  7. The Stolen Quiet – Mike Gordon
  8. Balloon – Leo Kottke
  9. Over The Dam – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz
  10. Can’t Hang – Mike Gordon
  11. From Spink to Correctionville – Leo Kottke
  12. Ya Mar – Cyril Ferguson
  13. Twice – Leo Kottke
  14. Invisible – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz

In August 1964.

In August 1964, “RCA Victor” label released “The Standard Sonny Rollins”, the 23rd Sonny Rollins album. It was recorded June – July 1064, in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Rollins– tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock- piano
  • Jim Hall- guitar
  • David Izenzon- bass
  • Teddy Smith– bass
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Stu Martin- drums
  • Mickey Roker– drums

Track listing:

  1. Autumn Nocturne – Kim Gannon, Josef Myrow
  2. Night and Day- Cole Porter
  3. Love Letters – Edward Heyman, Victor Young
  4. My One and Only Love – Robert Mellin, Guy Wood
  5. Three Little Words – Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby
  6. Trav’lin’ Light – Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young
  7. I’ll Be Seeing You – Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal
  8. My Ship – Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill
  9. It Could Happen to You – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  10. Long Ago (and Far Away) – George Gershwin, Jerome Kern

In August 1962.

In August 1962, “RCA Victor” label released “What’s New?” the 20th Sonny Rollins album. It was recorded April – May 1962, in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian and John Snyder.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Rollins– tenor saxophone
  • Jim Hall– guitar
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Ben Riley– drums
  • Denis Charles – percussion
  • Frank Charles – percussion
  • Willie Rodriguez – percussion
  • Candido– percussion
  • Jay Newland – engineer
  • Ray Hall – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Sonny Rollins except where noted.

  1. If Ever I Would Leave You – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe
  2. Jungoso
  3. Bluesongo
  4. The Night Has a Thousand Eyes – Buddy Bernier, Jerry Brainin
  5. Brown Skin Girl – Norman Span