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In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Elektra” label released “Woodsmoke and Oranges”, the debut Paul Siebel album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Peter K. Siegel.

Personnel:

  • Paul Siebel – acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, vocals
  • David Bromberg- dobro, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Weldon Myrick – pedal steel guitar
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Gary White – bass
  • Jeff Gutcheon – organ, piano
  • Don Brooks – harmonica
  • James Madison – drums
  • Recording engineer: Dave Sanders, Shelly Yakus
  • Art direction: William S. Harvey
  • Photography: Robert Campbell

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Siebel.

  1. She Made Me Lose My Blues
  2. Miss Cherry Lane
  3. Nashville Again
  4. Ballad of Honest Sam
  5. Then Came the Children
  6. Louise
  7. Bride 1945
  8. My Town
  9. Any Day Woman
  10. Long Afternoons
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In August 1972.

In August 1972, “Polydor” label released the self-titled, second Roy Buchanan album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant East” in New York City, and was produced by Peter K. Siegel.

Personnel:

  • Roy Buchanan – guitar, vocals
  • Chuck Tilley– vocals
  • Teddy Irwin – rhythm guitar
  • Pete Van Allen – bass
  • Dick Heintze – keyboards
  • Ned Davis – drums
  • Shelly Yakus- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Buchanan except where noted.

  1. Sweet Dreams -Don Gibson
  2. I am a Lonesome Fugitive – Casey Anderson, Liz Anderson
  3. Cajun
  4. John’s Blues
  5. Haunted House – Bob Geddins
  6. Pete’s Blues
  7. The Messiah Will Come Again
  8. Hey Good Lookin’ – Hank Williams

 

In June 1987.

In June 1988, “Arista” label released “Dream of Life”, the fifth Patti Smith studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Fred Smith and Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals
  • Fred “Sonic” Smith– guitar
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, keyboards, consultant
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards
  • Andi Ostrowe – backing vocals
  • Bill-Dog Dooley – assistant engineer
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Brian Sperber – engineering
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion
  • Dave McNair – assistant engineer
  • Gary Rasmussen – bass
  • Hearn Gadbois – percussion
  • Jay Healey – engineering
  • Jesse Levy – cello
  • Jim Michewicz – engineering
  • Kasim Sulton– bass
  • Kevin Killen – engineering
  • Malcolm West – bass
  • Marc DeSisto – assistant engineer
  • Margaret Ross – harp
  • Maude Gilman – design
  • Richard Travali – assistant engineer
  • Rob Jacobs – assistant engineer
  • Robert DeLaGarza – assistant engineer
  • Robert Mapplethorpe– photography
  • Robin Nash – backing vocals
  • Roger Talkov – assistant engineer
  • Sammy Figueroa– percussion
  • Scott Litt– associate producer, mixing, assistant producer
  • Shelly Yakus– mixing
  • Thom Panunzio– engineering
  • Vic Anesini – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Patti Smith and Fred “Sonic” Smith.

  1. People Have the Power
  2. Going Under
  3. Up There Down There
  4. Paths That Cross
  5. Dream of Life
  6. Where Duty Calls
  7. Looking for You (I Was)
  8. The Jackson Song

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Epic” label released “Shock Treatment”, the fourth Edgar Winter studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Rick Derringer.

Personnel:

  • Rick Derringer- producer, bass, guitar, electric sitar, vocals
  • Dan Hartman- guitar, bass, percussion, autoharp, vocals
  • Chuck Ruff- drums
  • Edgar Winter bass, clavinet,  mellotron,  organ,  piano,  synthesizer, vibraphone, saxophone, vocals
  • Teresa Alfieri – design
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Jimmy Iovine- assistant engineer
  • Bill King – photography
  • Lou Schlossberg – assistant engineer
  • Shelly Yakus- engineer
  • Lehman Yates – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Some Kinda Animal – Dan Hartman
  2. Easy Street – Dan Hartman
  3. Sundown – Dan Hartman
  4. Miracle of Love – Edgar Winter, Dan Hartman
  5. Do Like Me – Edgar Winter
  6. Rock & Roll Woman – Dan Hartman
  7. Someone Take My Heart Away – Edgar Winter
  8. Queen of My Dreams – Dan Hartman
  9. Maybe Some Day You’ll Call My Name – Dan Hartman
  10. River’s Risin’ – Dan Hartman
  11. Animal – Edgar Winter

In April 1981.

In April 1981, “Epic” label released “Bad for Good”, the first Jim Steinman album. It was recorded August 1980-March 1981, and was produced by John Jansen, Todd Rundgren, Jim Steinman and Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Jim Steinman– lead vocals, keyboards, spoken word
  • Rory Dodd– lead vocals; backing vocals
  • Karla DeVito– lead vocals
  • Todd Rundgren– guitars, backing vocals
  • Davey Johnstone– guitars; mandolin
  • Kasim Sulton– bass; backing vocals
  • Steve Buslowe– bass
  • Neil Jason– bass
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Steven Margoshes– piano, conductor, string arrangement
  • Roger Powell– synthesizer
  • Larry “Synergy” Fast– synthesizer
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Joe Stefko– drums
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Tom Malone– horn arrangements, trombone
  • Lew Del Gatto– baritone sax
  • Lou Marini– tenor sax
  • Ellen Foley– backing vocals
  • Eric Troyer– backing vocals
  • Will Malone– string arrangement
  • Charles Calello– conductor
  • Tom Edmonds, John Jansen, Todd Rundgren, Gray Russell, Shelly Yakus – engineers
  • John Jansen – mixing
  • Greg Calbi, Ted Jensen, George Marino – mastering
  • Gray Russell – production coordination
  • Roy Bittan, Todd Rundgren, Jim Steinman – arrangers
  • John Berg – art direction
  • Jim Steinman – cover art concept
  • Richard Corben – cover art
  • Don Hunstein – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Steinman.

  1. Bad for Good
  2. Lost Boys and Golden Girls
  3. Love and Death and an American Guitar
  4. Stark Raving Love
  5. Out of the Frying Pan (And into the Fire)
  6. Surf’s Up
  7. Dance in My Pants
  8. Left in the Dark

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Columbia” label released “New City”, the eighth Blood, Sweat & Tears album. It was produced by was recorded 1974-1975, and Jimmy Ienner.

Personnel:

  • David Clayton-Thomas– vocals
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone, tuba, baritone horn, bass trumpet
  • Bobby Colomby– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Joe Giorgianni – trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Tony Klatka – trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Ron McClure– bass
  • Bill Tillman – saxophone, background vocals
  • Georg Wadenius– guitar, background vocals
  • Larry Willis– keyboards
  • Mike Corbett – background vocals
  • Greg Calbi– engineer
  • Tom Dwyer – assistant
  • Rod O’Brien – assistant engineer
  • Carmine Rubino – engineer
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Ride Captain Ride – Skip Konte, Franke Konte, Mike Pinera, Carlos Pinera
  2. Life – Allen Toussaint
  3. No Show – Ron McClure
  4. I Was a Witness to a War – Danny Meehan, Bobby Scott
  5. One Room Country Shack – John Lee Hooker, traditional
  6. Applause – Janis Ian
  7. Yesterday’s Music – Clayton-Thomas, William Smith
  8. Naked Man – Randy Newman
  9. Got to Get You into My Life – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  10. Takin’ It Home – Bobby Colomby

 

On November 25, 1974.

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On November 25, 1974, “Columbia” label released “John Dawson Winter III”, the seventh Johnny Winter studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Shelly Yakus.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Winter- guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Edgar Winter- keyboards, saxophone, vocals
  • Rick Derringer- guitar
  • Randy Jo Hobbs- bass
  • Richard Hughes – drums
  • Kenny Ascher- keyboards
  • Michael Brecker- saxophone
  • Randy Brecker- trumpet
  • Louis del Gatto – saxophone
  • Paul Prestopino – steel guitar
  • David Taylor – trombone
  • Mark Kreider – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Winter; except where noted.

  1. Rock & Roll People – John Lennon
  2. Golden Olden Days of Rock & Roll – Vic Thomas
  3. Self Destructive Blues
  4. Raised on Rock – Mark James
  5. Stranger
  6. Mind over Matter – Allen Toussaint
  7. Roll with Me – Rick Derringer
  8. Love Song to Me
  9. Pick Up on My Mojo
  10. Lay Down Your Sorrows – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  11. Sweet Papa John