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.
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
In November 1972, “ABC” label released “Can’t Buy a Thrill”, the debut Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded in 1972 at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gary Katz. The album cover features a photomontage by Robert Lockart.
David Palmer – lead and backing vocals
Donald Fagen– acoustic and electric pianos, plastic (YC-30) organ, lead and backing vocals
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– guitar, pedal steel guitar, spoken word
Denny Dias– guitar, electric sitar
Walter Becker – electric bass, dual lead and backing vocals
Jim Hodder– drums, percussion, lead vocal, backing vocals
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.
In October 1970, “ABC” label released “Indianola Mississippi Seeds”, the eighteenth B. B. King studio album. It was recorded January 1969 – June 1970, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles and “Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk.
In August 1976, “Asylum” label released “Hasten Down the Wind”, the seventh Linda Ronstadt studio album. It was recorded May – July 1976, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Peter Asher. In 1977, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female”. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.
Linda Ronstadt – lead and background vocals, handclaps
Andrew Gold- vocals, background vocals, organ, keyboards, ARP String Ensemble, finger cymbals, sleigh bells, handclaps, clavinet, acoustic and electric piano, electric, rhythm and acoustic guitar, clavichord
In August 1974, “A&M” label released “I Can Stand a Little Rain”, the fourth Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded 1973 – 1974, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jim Price.
Joe Cocker – lead vocals
Henry McCullough, Cornell Dupree, Jay Graydon, Ralph Hammer, Ray Palmer, Ray Parker, Jr.– guitar
Chuck Rainey, Clydie King, Dave McDaniel, Chris Stewart – bass
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Ollie E. Brown, Jeff Porcaro, Denny Seiwell, Jimmy Karstein – drums
Randy Newman, Nicky Hopkins, Greg Mathieson, Jimmy Webb, Jim Price, David Paich, Richard Tee, Peggy Sandvig – keyboards
Jim Horn, Trevor Lawrence – saxophone
Stuart Blumberg, Steve Madaio – trumpet
Mayo Tiana, Jim Price– trombone
Merry Clayton, Venetta Fields, Sherlie Matthews, Daniel Moore- backing vocals
Jim Price, Jimmy Webb– arrangements
Engineers, recording, mixing – Rob Fraboniand Nat Jeffrey, Joe Tuzen, Mario Aglietti, Rick Heenan, J.J. Jansen, Carlton Lee, Ken Klinger, Zak Zenor
Mastered by Kent Duncan
Steve Vaughan – photography
Put Out the Light – Daniel Moore
I Can Stand a Little Rain – Jim Price
I Get Mad – Joe Cocker, Jim Price
Sing Me a Song – Henry McCullough
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress – Jimmy Webb
Don’t Forget Me – Harry Nilsson
You Are So Beautiful – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
In July 1973, “ABC” label released “Countdown to Ecstasy”, the second Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gary Katz. The cover painting was by Dorothy White.
Donald Fagen– acoustic and electric pianos, synthesizer, lead vocals
Walter Becker– electric bass, harmonica, background vocals
Denny Dias– electric guitar, mixing
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– electric and pedal steel guitars
Jim Hodder– drums, percussion, background vocals
Ray Brown– string bass
Ben Benay– acoustic guitar
Rick Derringer– slide guitar
Victor Feldman– vibraphone, marimba, percussion
Ernie Watts, Johnny Rotella, Lanny Morgan, Bill Perkins– saxophones
Sherlie Matthews, Myrna Matthews, Patricia Hall, David Palmer, James Rolleston, Michael Fennelly– background vocals