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In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Reprise” label released “Charity Ball”, the second Fanny album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • June Millington – vocals, guitar
  • Nickey Barclay – vocals, piano, organ
  • Jean Millington – vocals, bass
  • Alice de Buhr – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Matt Hyde – engineer
  • Bill Lazarus – engineer
  • Richard Moore – engineer
  • Tom Harvey – mixing
  • Dean O. Torrence – design
  • Candice Bergen – band photography
  • Kim Tucker – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Charity Ball
  2. What Kind of Lover
  3. Cat Fever
  4. A Person Like You
  5. Special Care
  6. What’s Wrong with Me
  7. Soul Child
  8. You’re the One
  9. Thinking of You
  10. Place in the Country
  11. A Little While Latter

On January 11, 1974.

On January 11, 1974, “Elektra” label released “Hotcakes”, the fourth Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded in September 1973, at “Producers Workshop” in Los Angeles, and October – November 1973, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, whistle
  • James Taylor – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, horn arrangements and conductor
  • Kenny Ascher – acoustic piano, Hammond organ
  • Dr. John – acoustic piano, Hammond organ
  • David Spinozza – electric guitar
  • Bucky Pizzarelli – electric guitar
  • Jimmy Ryan – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Robbie Robertson – electric guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass guitar
  • Richard Davis – string bass
  • Larry Brean – slap bass 
  • Rick Marotta – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Ralph MacDonald – congas, percussion
  • George Devens – cabasa
  • Paul Buckmaster – string and woodwind arrangements, conductor
  • Howard Johnson – baritone saxophone, tuba 
  • Bobby Keys – tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Barry Rogers – trombone 
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Lani Groves – backing vocals
  • Carl Hall – backing vocals
  • Tasha Thomas – backing vocals
  • Todd Graff – backing vocals
  • Lucy Simon – backing vocals
  • Benny Diggs – backing vocals
  • Revelation – backing vocals
  • Richard Perry – backing vocals
  • Harry Maslin – engineer, remix
  • Bill Schnee – engineer, remix
  • Blasie Castellano – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Vincent Cesi (Push Pin Studios) – art direction, design
  • Ed Caraeff – cover photography
  • Vieri Salvadori – centerfold pgotography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. Safe and Sound – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  2. Mind on my Man
  3. Think I’m Gonna Have a Baby
  4. Older Sister
  5. Just Not True
  6. Hotcakes – James Taylor
  7. Misfit
  8. Forever My Love – Carly Simon, James Taylor
  9. Mockingbird – Inez Foxx, Charlie Foxx, James Taylor
  10. Grownup – Carly Simon
  11. Haven’t Got Time for the Pain – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman

On August 19, 1976.

On August 19, 1976, “Atlantic” label released “Coming Out”, the third Manhattan Transfer album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hauser– vocals, arranger
  • Laurel Massé– vocals, arranger
  • Alan Paul– vocals, arranger
  • Janis Siegel– vocals, arranger
  • Michael Brecker– soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Jackie Kelso– tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Jay Migliori– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Ira Newborn– autoharp, guitar, arranger
  • Ben Benay, Robert Bowles – guitar
  • Andy Muson – double bass, bass guitar
  • Dave Frishberg– Clavinet, keyboards, piano
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards, organ, synthesizer
  • John– piano, keyboards
  • John Barnes, Clarence McDonald– piano
  • Arthur Jenkins– piano, arranger
  • Mike Melvoin– piano
  • Tim Hauser– assistant producer
  • Douglas Botnick, Lewis Hahn, Rick Rowe – engineer
  • Bill Payne, Roger Steinman – piano
  • Steve Paietta – accordion
  • Jim Gordon, Jim Keltner, David Kemper, Roy Markowitz, Jim Nelson, Rick Shlosser, Ringo Starr– drums
  • Ralph MacDonald– congas, percussion
  • Nicky Marrero – percussion, timbales
  • Johnny “Dandy” Rodriguez Jr– bongos, percussion
  • Bobbye Hall, Doug Thorngren – percussion
  • Tim Hauser– assistant producer
  • Douglas Botnick, Lewis Hahn, Rick Rowe – engineer
  • Howard Steele – engineer, remixing
  • Dennis Devlin, Dan Latham, Tim Sadler – assistant engineer
  • Allen Zentz – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Let Go – Jesse Stone
  2. Zindy Lou – Johnny Moore, Eddie Smith
  3. Chanson D’Amour – Wayne Shanklin
  4. Helpless – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  5. Scotch and Soda – Dave Guard
  6. The Speak Up Mambo (Cuentame) – Al Castellanos
  7. Poinciana(The Song Of The Tree) Nat Simon, Buddy Bernier
  8. O.S – Ron Roker, Gerry Shury, Phil Swern
  9. Popsicle Toes – Michael Franks
  10. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference – Todd Rundgren
  11. The Thought of Loving You – David White

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Elektra” label released “Playing Possum”, the fifth Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded in 1975 at “Sound Labs”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “Crystal Sound”, “ A&M Studios” and “Burbank Studios” in California, and was produced by Richard Perry.In 1991, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 20 on its  list of the “100 Greatest Album Covers.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon — acoustic guitar, guitar, piano, arrangements, vocals, background vocals
  • Jeff Baxter— guitar
  • Eddie Bongo — conga
  • Rita Coolidge— vocals, background vocals
  • Irving Cottler— drums
  • John— guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Alan Estes — percussion
  • Andrew Gold— guitar, drums, tambourine
  • Jim Gordon— drums
  • Abigale Haness — vocals, background vocals
  • James Newton Howard— arp Synthesizer, keyboards, electric piano
  • Carole King— vocals, background vocals
  • Clydie King— vocals, background vocals
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow— pedal steel guitar
  • Russ Kunkel— drums
  • Trevor Lawrence — saxophone, alto saxophone
  • Billy Mernit — piano
  • Joe Mondragon — bass
  • Ken Moore — vocals, background vocals
  • Tommy Morgan — harmonica
  • Andy Newmark— percussion, drums
  • Richard Perry— tambourine
  • Vini Poncia— vocals, background vocals
  • Emil Richards— percussion
  • Rodney Richmond — vocals, background vocals
  • Lee Ritenour— guitar, mandolin, electric guitar
  • Alvin Robinson— guitar
  • Leland Sklar— bass, drums
  • Fred Staehle — percussion
  • Ringo Starr— drums
  • Liza Strike — vocals
  • James Taylor— acoustic guitar, guitar, vocals, background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters — vocals, background vocals
  • Derrek Van Eaton — fiddle, flute
  • Lon Van Eaton — clarinet, flute, sitar
  • Klaus Voormann— bass
  • Willie Weeks— bass
  • Maxine Willard — background vocals
  • Carolyn Willis — vocals, background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon; except where noted.

  1. After the Storm
  2. Love Out in the Street
  3. Look Me in the Eyes
  4. More and More – Mac Rebennack, Alvin Robinson
  5. Slave – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  6. Attitude Dancing – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  7. Sons of Summer – Bill Mernit
  8. Waterfall
  9. Are You Ticklish
  10. Playing Possum

On October 14, 1975.

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On October 14, 1975, “Columbia” label released “Breakaway”, the second Art Garfunkel solo studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Richard Perry, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel and Phil Ramone. The album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Art Garfunkel – vocals
  • Toni Tennille– vocals
  • Stephen Bishop– guitar, vocals
  • Steve Cropper– guitar
  • Graham Nash– vocals
  • Paul Simon– guitar, vocals
  • Jay Clayton – vocal
  • Pete Carr– guitar
  • Andrew Gold– guitar, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards
  • Bruce Johnston– piano
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Louie Shelton– guitar
  • Barry Beckett– piano
  • Max Bennett– bass
  • Joe Clayton – percussion
  • David Crosby– vocals
  • David Katz – violin, orchestra contractor
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • David Hood– bass
  • John Barlow Jarvis– piano
  • Larry Knechtel– keyboards
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Del Newman – conductor
  • Joe Osborn– bass
  • Bill Payne– keyboards
  • Reinie Press – bass
  • Denny Seiwell– drums
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Lon & Derrek VanEaton – guitar
  • Klaus Voormann– bass
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • New World Philharmonic Orchestra – orchestra
  • Helena Kallianiotes– cover model

Track listing:

  1. I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever) – Stevie Wonder, Yvonne Wright
  2. Rag Doll – Steve Eaton
  3. Break Away – Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle
  4. Disney Girls – Bruce Johnston
  5. Waters of March – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  6. My Little Town – Paul Simon
  7. I Only Have Eyes for You – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  8. Looking for the Right One – Stephen Bishop
  9. 99 Miles from L.A. – Albert Hammond, Hal David
  10. The Same Old Tears on a New Background – Stephen Bishop

On July 10, 1972.

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On July 10, 1972, “RCA” label released “Son of Schmilsson”, the eighth Harry Nilsson album. It was recorded March–April 1972, at “Trident Studios” and “Apple Studio”in London, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Harry Nilsson– vocals, electric piano, acoustic guitar
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Klaus Voormann– bass, saxophone, electric guitar
  • Ringo Starr – drums
  • Peter Frampton– electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Chris Spedding– bouzouki, electric guitar , acoustic guitar
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Jim Price– trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Bobby Keys– trumpet, tenor saxophone, trombone
  • Lowell George– guitar
  • Del Newman– string arrangements
  • Pop Arts String Quartet – strings
  • John Uribe– acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Red Rhodes– pedal steel guitar
  • Ray Cooper– percussion, congas, tambourine
  • Kirby Johnson– horn arrangements
  • Richard Mackey – tuben/French horn
  • Vincent DeRosa– tuben/French horn
  • David Duke – tuben/French horn
  • George Harrison– slide guitar
  • Barry Morgan– drums
  • Paul Buckmaster– orchestral arrangement
  • Richard Perry– percussion, arrangements
  • Senior Citizens of the Stepney& Pinner Choir Club No. 6, London, England – choir
  • The Henry Krein Quartet with Klaus Voormann – rhythm section
  • Henry Krein – accordion
  • Paul Keogh – guitar
  • Les Thatcher – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Nilsson except where noted.

  1. Take 54
  2. Remember (Christmas)
  3. Joy
  4. Turn on Your Radio
  5. You’re Breakin’ My Heart
  6. Spaceman
  7. The Lottery Song
  8. At My Front Door – Ewart B. Abner, John C. Moore
  9. Ambush
  10. I’d Rather Be Dead – Harry Nilsson, Richard Perry
  11. The Most Beautiful World in the World