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In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Dunhill” label released “For Ladies Only”, the sixth Steppenwolf studio album. It was recorded November 1970 – May 1971, at “American Recording Studios” in Studio City, California, and was produced by Richard Podolor.

Personnel:

  • John Kay– vocals, guitar
  • Kent Henry– lead guitar
  • George Biondo– vocals, bass guitar
  • Goldy McJohn– keyboards
  • Jerry Edmonton– drums
  • Bill Cooper – engineer
  • Tom Gundelfinger – photography, design

Track listing:

  1. For Ladies Only – Jerry Edmonton, Kent Henry, John Kay, Goldy McJohn
  2. I’m Asking – Jerry Edmonton, Goldy McJohn
  3. Shackles and Chains – John Kay
  4. Tenderness – Mars Bonfire
  5. The Night Time’s for You – Mars Bonfire, Morgan Cavett
  6. Jaded Strumpet – Jerry Edmonton
  7. Sparkle Eyes – George Biondo, John Kay
  8. Black Pit – Kent Henry, Goldy McJohn
  9. Ride With Me –Mars  Bonfire
  10. In Hopes of a Garden – George Biondo

 

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In May 1969.

In May 1969, “Capitol” label released “California Bloodlines”, the second John Stewart studio album.  It was recorded in 1969, in Nashville, and was produced by Nik Venet. “Rolling Stone” magazine named “California Bloodlines” as of one of the 200 best albums of all time.

Personnel:

  • John Stewart– guitar
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey– drums
  • Fred Carter, Jr.– guitar
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Charlie McCoy– harmonica
  • Lloyd Green– pedal steel
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Rick Rankin – cover photo
  • Henry Diltz– liner photo

Track listing:

All tracks by John Stewart.

  1. California Bloodlines
  2. Razor-Back Woman
  3. She Believes in Me
  4. Omaha Rainbow
  5. The Pirates of Stone County Road
  6. Shackles and Chains
  7. Mother Country
  8. Some Lonesome Picker
  9. You Can’t Look Back
  10. Missouri Birds
  11. July, You’re a Woman
  12. Never Goin’ Back

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Rising Sun” label released “Hobo’s Lullaby”, the sixth Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded October-December 1971, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie- vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Anytime – Herbert Lawson
  2. City of New Orleans – Steve Goodman
  3. Lightning Bar Blues – Hoyt Axton
  4. Shackles and Chains – Jimmie Davis
  5. 1913 Massacre – Woody Guthrie
  6. Somebody Turned on the Light – Hoyt Axton
  7. Ukulele Lady – Richard A. Whiting, Gus Kahn
  8. When the Ship Comes In – Bob Dylan
  9. Mapleview (20%) Rag – Arlo Guthrie
  10. Days Are Short – Arlo Guthrie
  11. Hobo’s Lullaby – Goebel Reeves