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On March 10, 1998.

On March 10, 1998, “Capitol” label released “Contact from the Underworld of Redboy”, the fourth Robbie Robertson album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, and was produced by Howie B., Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries, Tim Gordine and Jim Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Robbie Robertson – vocals, guitar
  • Bill Dillon – guitar
  • Jeremy Shaw – keyboards, tuning
  • Jules Brooks – keyboards
  • Marius de Vries – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Tim Gordine – keyboards, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Joel Shearer – bass
  • Rupert Brown – drums
  • Benito Concha – drums
  • Geoffrey Gordon – drums, percussion
  • Jim Wilson – drums, percussion
  • Geoffrey Gordon – frame drum
  • Maztl Galindo – flute
  • Bonnie Jo Hunt – vocals
  • Leah Hicks-Manning – vocals
  • Caroline MacKendrick – vocals
  • Anthony Begay – vocals
  • Joanne Shenandoah – vocals
  • James Bilagody – vocals
  • Jackie Bird, Star Nayea, Ivan Neville, Rita Coolidge, Cree Summer – vocals
  • Verdell Primeaux, Johnny Mike – vocals
  • Priscilla Coolidge, Laura Satterfield – vocals
  • Tudjaat (Madeleine Allakariallak and Phoebe Atagotaaluk) – throat singing
  • Chief Jake Thomas – spoken word
  • Leonard Peltier – spoken word
  • David Campbell – string arrangement
  • Jony Rockstar – programming, NC-303 treatment
  • Vinez Pvel – re-programming
  • Andrew Scheps – programming
  • Howie B – engineer, mixing
  • Tim Gordine – engineer, mixing
  • Andy Bradfield – mixing
  • Carmen Rizzo – mixing
  • DJ Premier – re-mix

Track listing:

  1. The Sound is Fading – lyrics traditional, music by Howie Bernstein, Robbie Robertson
  2. The Code of Handsome Lake – Robbie Robertson
  3. Making a Noise – Robbie Robertson
  4. Unbound – Robbie Robertson, Tim Gordine
  5. Sacrifice – Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries, Leonard Peltier
  6. Rattlebone – Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries
  7. Peyote Healing – lyrics by Primeaux, Mike, music by Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries
  8. In the Blood – Robbie Robertson, Tim Gordine
  9. The Lights – Robbie Robertson, Howie Bernstein
  10. Take Your Partner by the Hand (Red Alert Mix) – Robbie Robertson, Howie Bernstein

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Monument Records” label released “Jesus Was a Capricorn”, the fourth Kris Kristofferson album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” and “Monument Recording Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • Rita Coolidge – backing vocals
  • Chip Young, Dennis Linde, Fred Carter Jr., Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Colvard, John Buck Wilkin, Johnny Christopher, Mac Gayden, Stephen Bruton – guitar
  • “Uncle Josh” Graves – slide dobro
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, David Briggs, John Harris, Mike Utley – piano, electric piano, organ
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, David Darling, George Binkley, Lillian Hunt, Sheldon Kurland, Steven Smith – strings
  • Bill Justis – string arrangements
  • Norbert Putnam, Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Andrew Newmark, Kenny Buttrey – drums
  • Alan Rush, Benny Whitehead, Billy Swan, Larry Gatlin, Randy Cullers, The Bergenaires, The Joint Venture, The Jordanaires – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson except where noted.

  1. Jesus Was a Capricorn (Owed to John Prine)
  2. Nobody Wins
  3. It Sure Was (Love)
  4. Enough for You
  5. Help Me – Larry Gatlin
  6. Jesse Younger
  7. Give It Time to Be Tender – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts
  8. Out of Mind, Out of Sight – Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton
  9. Sugar Man
  10. Why Me

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released “The Lady’s Not for Sale”, the third Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios” and “Sunset Sound “ in Los Angeles   and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Rita Coolidge – vocals
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Al Kooper – lead guitar
  • John Sebastian – harmonica
  • Jerry McGee – acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Leadon – guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel and National slide guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Booker T. Jones – flute, background vocals
  • Carl Radle – bass
  • Lee Sklar – bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums, percussion

The Dixie Flyers

  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow – pedal steel guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Sammy Creason – drums
  • Marc Benno – arrangements                                                                                
  • Kris Kristofferson – backing vocals, arrangement
  • Priscilla Jones, Donna Weiss, Venetta Fields, Sherlie Matthews, Maxine Willard – backing vocals
  • Glyn Johns, John Haeny, Richie Moore – recording engineer
  • David Anderle – mixing
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – design
  • Bob Jenkins – front and back cover photography

Track listing:

  1. My Crew – Priscilla Jones, Booker T. Jones
  2. Fever – Johnny Davenport, Eddie Cooley
  3. Bird on a Wire – Leonard Cohen
  4. I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight – Bob Dylan
  5. A Woman Left Lonely – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  6. Whiskey Whiskey – Tom Ghent
  7. Everybody Loves a Winner – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  8. Donut Man – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno
  9. Inside of Me – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno, Mike Utley
  10. The Lady’s Not for Sale – Kris Kristofferson, Carol Pugh

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Monument” label released “The Silver Tongued Devil and I”, the second Kris Kristofferson studio album. It was recorded in 1971 and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • The Lady (Joan Baez) – vocal
  • Jerry Kennedy, Jerry Shook, Chris Gantry– guitar
  • Norbert Putnam, Bobby Dyson, Billy Swan– bass
  • Jerry Carrigan– drums
  • David Briggs, Donnie Fritts– keyboards
  • Norman Blake– dobro
  • Charlie McCoy– harmonica, vibes, trumpet
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Billy Swan, Donnie Fritts, Rita Coolidge– vocals
  • Bergen White – arrangements
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineer
  • Tommy Strong – engineer
  • Mort Thomasson – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson, except where noted.

  1. The Silver Tongued Devil and I
  2. Jody and the Kid
  3. Billy Dee
  4. Good Christian Soldier – Billy Joe Shaver, Bobby Bare
  5. Breakdown (A Long Way Home)
  6. Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)
  7. The Taker – Kris Kristofferson, Shel Siverstein
  8. When I Loved Her
  9. The Pilgrim, Chapter 33
  10. Epitaph (Black and Blue) – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts

In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Elektra” label released “The Original Delaney & Bonnie”, the second   Delaney & Bonnie studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Elektra Sound Recorders Studios”, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett and David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Bonnie Bramlett- vocals
  • Delaney Bramlett- guitars, vocals, arrangements
  • Leon Russell- guitars, piano, arrangements
  • Jerry McGee – guitars
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar
  • Bobby Whitlock- organ, keyboards, vocals
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone
  • Jim Price- trombone, trumpet, horns
  • Rita Coolidge- backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner, Jim Gordon- drums, percussion
  • Jimmie Haskell – string arrangements
  • John Haeny: engineer
  • Barry Feinstein: photography

Track listing:

  1. Get Ourselves Together – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Carl Radle
  2. Someday – Delaney Bramlett, Jerry Allison, Bonnie Bramlett, Doug Gilmore
  3. Ghetto – Delaney Bramlett, Bettye Crutcher, Homer Banks, Bonnie Bramlett
  4. When the Battle Is Over – Mac Rebennack, Jessie Hill
  5. Dirty Old Man – Delaney Bramlett, Mac Davis
  6. Love Me a Little Longer – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett
  7. I Can’t Take It Much Longer – Delaney Bramlett, Joey Cooper
  8. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man – Dan Penn, Chips Moman
  9. Soldiers of the Cross – traditional
  10. Gift of Love – Delaney Bramlett, Mac Davis

On May 30, 1980.

On May 30, 1980, Carl Dean Radle died aged 37. He was musician (bass, guitar) and music producer, best known as the bass player with Derek and the Dominoes. Radle has worked with many influential artists including  Gary Lewis & the Playboys, George Harrison, Joe Cocker, Dave Mason, Delaney and Bonnie, Eric Clapton, Jim Gordon, Duane Allman, Bobby Whitlock, Rita Coolidge, Kris Kristofferson. J. J. Cale, Leon Russell, and Buddy Guy. In 2006, he was posthumously inducted to the “Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame”.

On January 6, 2007.

On January 6, Peter E. “Sneaky Pete” Kleinow died aged 72. He was musician, songwriter and a motion picture special effects artist, best known as a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers. He worked as a session musician for  Joni Mitchell, The Rolling Stones, Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder, Spencer Davis, Linda Ronstadt, Joan Baez, Jackson Browne, The Byrds, Joe Cocker, Rita Coolidge, Eagles, The Everly Brothers, George Harrison and The Steve Miller Band.

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “A&M” label released “It’s Only Love”, the fifth Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sunset Sound Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Rita Coolidge – vocals
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Jerry McGee, Dean Parks, Fred Tackett – guitars
  • Lee Sklar – bass
  • Sammy Creason – drums
  • Bobbye Hall – percussion
  • Al Perkins, Jr – pedal steel guitar
  • Booker T. Jones – organ
  • Barbara Carroll – piano
  • Chuck Domanico – bass
  • Colin Bailey – drums
  • Venetta Fields, Clyde King, Sherlie Matthews, Brooks Hunniutt, Jennifer Warnes, Petsye Powell – singers
  • David Campbell – Orchestral Arrangements
  • Jim Horn – horn arrangements
  • John Haeny, Kent Nebergall – recording engineers
  • Marty Lewis – re-mix engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Junie Osaki – design
  • Bob Jenkins – photography

Track listing:

  1. Born To Love Me – Bob Morrison
  2. I Wanted It All – Jackie De Shannon, John Bettis
  3. Keep The Candle Burning – Bennie Gallagher, Graham Lyle
  4. Don’t Let Love Pass You By – Donnie Fritts, Eddie Hinton
  5. It’s Only Love – Bob Morrison
  6. Star – Donna Weiss
  7. Late Again – Kris Kristofferson
  8. My Rock and Roll Man – Troy Seals, Mentor Williams, Eddie Setser
  9. Mean to Me – Roy Turk, Fred Ahlert
  10. Am I Blue – Grant Clarke, Harry Akst

In November 1969

In November 1969, “Regal Zonophone” label released “Joe Cocker!”, the second Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “A&M Studios” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Denny Cordell and Leon Russell.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker– vocals
  • Chris Stainton– piano, organ, guitar
  • Alan Spenner– bass
  • Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Henry McCullough– guitar
  • Leon Russell– piano, organ, guitar
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Merry Clayton, Bonnie Bramlett, Rita Coolidge, Patrice Holloway, Sherlie Matthews– background vocals
  • Henry Lewy, Brian Ingoldsby – engineers
  • Glyn Johns – remix, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Dear Landlord – Bob Dylan
  2. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. She Came in Through the Bathroom Window – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Hitchcock Railway – Don Dunn, Tony McCashen
  6. That’s Your Business Now – Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton
  7. Something – George Harrison
  8. Delta Lady – Leon Russell
  9. Hello, Little Friend – Leon Russell
  10. Darling Be Home Soon – John Sebastian

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Atco/ Polydor” labels released the debut, self-titled Eric Clapton  solo album. It was recorded November 1969 – March 1970, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – lead guitar, lead vocals
  • Delaney Bramlett – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Stephen Stills– guitar, backing vocals
  • Leon Russell, John Simon– piano
  • Bobby Whitlock– organ, backing vocals
  • Carl Radle– bass
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Jim Price– trumpet
  • Bobby Keys– saxophone
  • Tex Johnson – percussion
  • Bonnie Bramlett, Rita Coolidge, Sonny Curtis, Jerry Allison– backing vocals
  • Arranged by Delaney Bramlett
  • Engineer – Bill Halverson
  • Album design, photography – Barry Feinstein, Tom Wilkes

Track listing:

  1. Slunky – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  2. Bad Boy – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  3. Lonesome and a Long Way from Home – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
  4. After Midnight – J. J. Cale
  5. Easy Now – Eric Clapton
  6. Blues Power – Eric Clapton, Leon Russell
  7. Bottle of Red Wine – Eric Clapton
  8. Lovin’ You Lovin’ Me – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  9. Told You For the Last Time – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Steve Cropper
  10. Don’t Know Why – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  11. Let It Rain – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton