Tag Archives: RCA Victor

Ides of March: World Woven

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

Personnel:

  • Jim Peterik – lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Larry Millas – guitar, mandolin
  • Dave Arellano – keyboards, flute, strings
  • Bob Bergland – vocals, bass
  • Mike Borch – vocals, drums
  • Chuck Soumar – vocals, trumpet, harp, percussion
  • Brian Christian – recording
  • Richie Schmitt – recording
  • Kinuko Craft – cover illustration
  • 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

Waylon Jennings: Jewels

In December 1968, “RCA Victor” label released “Jewels”, the tenth Waylon Jennings album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Chet Atkins.

Personnel:

  • Waylon Jennings – vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. New York City, RFD – Larry Collins, Alice Joy
  2. Today I Started Loving You Again – Merle Haggard, Bonnie Owens
  3. Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  4. If You Were Mine to Lose – Mickey Jaco
  5. See You Around (On Your Way Down) – Harlan Howard
  6. Six Strings Away – Waylon Jennings
  7. Yours Love – Harlan Howard
  8. How Much Rain Can One Man Stand – Dallas Frazier
  9. Mental Revenge – Mel Tillis
  10. I’m Doing This for You – Hank Cochran
  11. You Love the Ground I Walk On – Harlan Howard, Don McHan
  12. My Ramona – Merle Haggard

Paul Kantner: Blows Against the Empire

In November 1970, “RCA Victor” label released “Blows Against the Empire”, the debut Paul Kantner album. It was released under the name Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship, and was the first album to use the “Starship” moniker. It was recorded in 1970, at “Pacific High” and “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Paul Kantner,

Personnel:

  • Paul Kantner – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, bass machine, design
  • Grace Slick – vocals, piano
  • Jerry Garcia – vocals, banjo, lead guitar, pedal steel guitar, sound effects
  • David Crosby – lead and backing vocals, guitar, engineer
  • Peter Kaukonen – lead guitar
  • Jack Casady – bass
  • Harvey Brooks – bass
  • Joey Covington – vocals, drums, congas
  • Bill Kreutzmann – drums
  • Graham Nash – congas, sound effects, backing vocals, engineer
  • Mickey Hart – vocals, percussion, sound effects
  • David Freiberg – backing vocals
  • Phill Sawyer – sound effects
  • Allen Zentz, Pat Leraci, Phill Sawyer, Bob Shoemaker – engineer
  • CCCP – cover
  • Patti Landres – books
  • Jim Goldberg – space, design
  • Tony Nagamuma – title

Track listing:

  1. Mau Mau (Amerikon) – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, Joey Covington
  2. The Baby Tree – Rosalie Sorrels
  3. Let’s Go Together – Paul Kantner
  4. A Child Is Coming – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, David Crosby
  5. Sunrise – Grace Slick
  6. Hijack – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, Marty Balin, Gary Blackman
  7. Home – Paul Kantner, Phil Sawyer, Graham Nash
  8. Have You Seen the Stars Tonight? – Paul Kantner, David Crosby
  9. XM – Paul Kantner, Phil Sawyer, Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart
  10. Starship – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick. Marty Balin, Gary Blackman

Ronnie Milsap: Where My Heart Is


In September 1973, “RCA Victor” label released “Where My Heart Is”, the second Ronnie Milsap studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “RCA Victor Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Tom Collins and Jack Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Milsap – vocal, piano
  • The Jordanaires – vocals
  • The Nashville Edition – vocals
  • Al Pachucki, Leslie Ladd – recording
  • Chuck Seitz, Mike Shockley – recording technicians
  • Craig DeCamps – design
  • John Donegan – photography

Track listing:

  1. That Girl That Waits on Tables
  2. I Hate You
  3. You’re Stronger Than Me
  4. Branded Man
  5. Where Love Goes When It Dies
  6. Brothers, Strangers and Friends
  7. (All Together Now) Let’s Fall Apart
  8. Comin’ Down with Love
  9. Pass Me By
  10. You’re Drivin’ Me Out of Your Mind

Phineas Newborn Jr.: Phineas Rainbow

In February 1957, “RCA Victor” label released “Phineas’ Rainbow”, the second Phineas Newborn Jr. studio album. It was recorded in October 1956 in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Phineas Newborn Jr. – piano
  • Calvin Newborn – guitar
  • George Joyner – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums
  • Bill Coss – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Phineas Newborn Jr. except where noted.

  1. Overtime
  2. Angel Eyes – Earl Brent, Matt Dennis
  3. Come to Baby, Do! – Inez James, Sidney Miller
  4. Stairway to the Stars – Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli
  5. Land’s End – Harold Land
  6. Clarisse
  7. She (She Means Everything to Me) – George Shearing
  8. Tin Tin Deo – Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo
  9. Autumn in New York – Vernon Duke
  10. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter

Nina Simone: Silk & Soul

In October 1967, “RCA Victor” label released “Silk & Soul”, the thirteenth Nina Simone studio album. It was recorded in 1967, at “RCA Studio B” in New York City, and was produced by Danny Davis.

Personnel:

  • Nina Simone – vocals, piano
  • Eric Gale – guitar  
  • Rudy Stevenson – guitar
  • Ernie Hayes – piano, harpsichord
  • Gene Taylor – bass
  • Bernard Purdie – drums
  • Sammy Lowe – arrangements, conductor
  • Ray Hall – engineer

Track listing:

  1. It Be’s That Way Sometime – Sam Waymon
  2. The Look of Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Go to Hell – Morris Balley Jr.
  4. Love o’ Love – Andy Stroud
  5. Cherish – Terry Kirkman
  6. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free – Billy Taylor
  7. Turn Me On – John D. Loudermilk
  8. Turning Point – Martha Holmes
  9. Some Say – Charles Reuben
  10. Consummation – Nina Simone

Everything Everything: Get to Heaven

On June 22, 2015, “RCA Victor” label released “Get to Heaven”, the third Everything Everything studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Angelic Studios” in Northampton, “Crotch Int.” in Gilsland, “Making Do” in Manchester, “Eve Studios” in Bredbury, “Distillery” in Wiltshire, (all in England), and was produced by Stuart Price.

Personnel:

  • Jonathan Higgs – vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming, engineer, recording
  • Alex Robertshaw – guitar, keyboards, programming, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Jeremy Pritchard – bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Michael Spearman – drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Stuart Price – programming, mixing
  • Tom A.D. Fuller – engineer, additional production
  • Martin King – engineer
  • Harry Broadhead – engineer
  • Matt Tait – engineer
  • Phil Parsons – engineer
  • Ian Dowling – additional engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend – mixing
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Jim Abiss – additional production
  • Luke Gibbs – recording assistant
  • Andrew Archer – cover illustration
  • Johnny Costello – layout, typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonathan Higgs, Jeremy Pritchard, Alex Robertshaw, and Michael Spearman.

  1. To the Blade
  2. Distant Past
  3. Get to Heaven
  4. Regret
  5. Spring / Sun / Water / Dread
  6. The Wheel (Is Turning Now)
  7. Fortune 500
  8. Blast Doors
  9. Zero Pharaoh
  10. No Reptiles
  11. Warm Healer

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