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In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Verve” label released “Something Else Again”, the second Richie Havens album. It was recorded in September 1967, and was produced by John Court.

Personnel:

  • Richie Havens – vocals, guitar, sitar, tamboura
  • Warren Bernhardt – organ, piano, clavinet
  • Adrian Guillery – guitar
  • Paul “Dino” Williams – guitar, chant
  • Denny Gerrard – bass
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Eddie Gómez – double bass
  • Daniel Ben Zebulon – conga, drums, chant
  • Donald MacDonald – drums
  • Skip Prokop – drums
  • Val Valentin – engineering director
  • Jerry Schoenbaum – production supervision

Track listing:

  1. No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed – Richie Havens
  2. Inside of Him – Richie Havens
  3. The Klan – Alan Arkin, David Arkin
  4. Sugarplums – Richie Havens
  5. Don’t Listen to Me – Richie Havens
  6. From the Prison – Jerry Merrick
  7. Maggie’s Farm – Bob Dylan
  8. Something Else Again – Richie Havens
  9. New City – Richie Havens, John Court
  10. Run, Shaker Life – Richie Havens, Joe Price, Mark Roth

In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Marmalade” label released “If Only for a Moment”, the second Blossom Toes album. It was recorded in 1969 and was produced by Giorgio Gomelsky, Jim Cregan, Brian Godding, “Big” Brian Belshaw, and Barry Reeves.

Personnel:

  • Jim Cregan– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitars
  • Brian Godding– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, organ, piano
  • “Big” Brian Belshaw – lead vocals, bass
  • Barry Reeves – drums, percussion, congas
  • John “Poli” Palmer– drums
  • Shawn Phillips- 12-string acoustic guitar, sitar
  • Giorgio Gomelsky- backing vocals
  • Paragon Publicity – design
  • Reggie King – assistant producer

Track listing:

  1. Peace Loving Man – Brian Godding
  2. Kiss of Confusion – Brian Godding
  3. Listen to the Silence – Jim Cregan
  4. Love Bomb – Brian Godding
  5. Billy Boo the Gunman – Brian Godding
  6. Indian Summer – Jim Cregan
  7. Just Above My Hobby Horse’s Head – Richie Havens
  8. Wait A Minute – Jim Cregan

In March 1968.

long-time-comin

In March 1968, “Columbia” label released “A Long Time Comin’”, the debut Electric Flag album. It was recorded June 1967 – January 1968, and was produced by John Court and Joe Church.

Personnel:

  • Mike Bloomfield– lead guitar, vocals
  • Buddy Miles– drums, vocals
  • Barry Goldberg– keyboards
  • Harvey Brooks– bass
  • Nick Gravenites– vocals, guitar
  • Herb Rich –organ, vocals, baritone saxophone, guitar
  • Michael Fonfara– keyboards
  • Marcus Doubleday –trumpet
  • Peter Strazza –tenor saxophone
  • Stemsy Hunter– alto saxophone
  • Richie Havens– percussion, sitar
  • Sivuca– guitar, percussion
  • Paul Beaver– keyboards, Moog synthesizer
  • Leo Daruczek – strings
  • Charles McCracken – strings
  • Bobby Notkoff– strings
  • Julius Held – strings
  • Roy Segal – engineer
  • Jim Marshall– cover photo
  • Joe Church – percussion, producer
  • John Court – percussion, vocals, producer
  • Cass Elliot- vocal

Track listing:

  1. Killing Floor – Chester “Howlin’ Wolf” Burnett
  2. Groovin’ Is Easy – Nick Gravenites
  3. Over-Lovin’ You – Mike Bloomfield,Barry Goldberg
  4. She Should Have Just – Ron Polte
  5. Wine – Traditional
  6. Texas – Mike Bloomfield,Buddy Miles
  7. Sittin’ in Circles – Barry Goldberg
  8. You Don’t Realize – Mike Bloomfield
  9. Another Country – Ron Polte
  10. Easy Rider – Mike Bloomfield

 

 

On July 24, 1970.

Yes_-_Time_and_a_Word

On July 24, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Time and a Word”, the second Yes studio album. It was recorded November 1969 – January 1970, at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Colton.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson: lead vocals, percussion
  • Peter Banks: electricand acoustic guitars, vocals
  • Chris Squire: bass guitar, vocals
  • Tony Kaye: Hammond organ, piano
  • Bill Bruford: drums, percussion
  • David Foster: vocals

Track listing:

  1. No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed – Richie Havens
  2. Then – Jon Anderson
  3. Everydays – Stephen Stills
  4. Sweat Dreams – Jon Anderson, David Foster
  5. The Prophet – Jon Anderson, Chris Squire
  6. Clear Days – Jon Anderson
  7. Astral Traveler – Jon Anderson
  8. Time and Word – Jon Anderson, David Foster

 

On August 15, 1969.

Poster

Tickets

On August 15, 1969, Woodstock Festival started on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. The three day festival was attended by more then 400,000 people. Some of the festival performers were Jimi Hendrix, Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Santana, The Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, Canned Heat, Joan Baez, Melanie, Ten Years After, Sly and the Family Stone, Johnny Winter, Jefferson Airplane, Ravi Shankar, Country Joe and the Fish, Blood Sweat and Tears, Arlo Guthrie and Joe Cocker.