On May 29, 1976, “ABC” label released “Rose of Cimarron”, the ninth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mark Henry Harman, Rusty Young, Paul Cotton, Timothy B. Schmit and George Grantham.
Rusty Young – acoustic and 12-string electric guitars, pedal steel guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro, handclaps
Paul Cotton – vocals, electric, acoustic and Spanish guitars, handclaps
Timothy B. Schmit – vocals, bass, Spanish bass, harmonica, handclaps
George Grantham – vocals, drums, timpani, handclaps
On May 18, 1976, “Asylum” label released the self – titled, second Warren Zevon album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Sunset Sound” and “Elektra Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jackson Browne.
In November 1979, “Full Moon” and “Epic” labels released “Phoenix”, the sixth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded November 1978 – October 1979, at “Northstar Studios” in Boulder; “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in Nashville; “Bayshore Recording Studios” in Coconut Grove, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and “Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewisand and Norbert Putnam.
Dan Fogelberg – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, percussion, Prophet 5, electricand acoustic pianos, bass guitar, orchestral arrangements, cover art
In February 1963, “RCA Victor” label released “Mr. Soul”, the eleventh Sam Cooke studio album. It was recorded in August; November and December, 1962, at “RCA’s Music Center of the World”, and was produced by Hugo & Luigi.
Sam Cooke – vocals
Horace Ott, René Hall– arrangement, conductor
Clifton White, Bill Pitman,Tommy Tedesco– guitar
Ray Pohlman, Clifford Hils, Red Callender– bass guitar
Earl Palmer– drums
Ron Rich – percussion
Edward Beal, Ernie Freeman, Al Pellegrini, Ernie Freeman– piano
Nathan Griffin – organ
Sharky Hall – drums
Ray Johnson – piano
Bill Green, Plas Johnson– saxophone
John Ewing – trombone
Israel Baker, Robert Barene, Leonard Malarsky, Myron Sandler, Ralph Schaeffer, Sid Sharp, Arnold Belnick, Autrey McKissack, Ralph Schaeffer, Robert Barene, Jermoe Reisler – violin
Harry Hyams, Alexander Neiman – viola
Jesse Ehrlich, Irving Lipschultz, George Neikrug, Emmet Sergeant – cello
William Hinshaw – French horn
Dave Hassinger– recording engineer
I Wish You Love – Charles Trenet, Lee Wilson, Albert Beach
Willow Weep for Me – Ann Ronell
Chains of Love- Ahmet Ertegun, under the pseudonym Nugetre
Smoke Rings – Ned Washington, H. Eugene Gifford
All the Way – Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen
Send Me Some Lovin’ – Leo Price, John Marascalco
Cry Me a River – Arthur Hamilton
Driftin’ Blues – Johnny Moore, Charles Brown, Eddie Williams
For Sentimental Reasons – Deek Watson, William Best
Nothing Can Change This Love – Sam Cooke
Little Girl – Madeline Hyde, Francis Henry
These Foolish Things – Eric Maschwitz, Jack Strachey, Harry Link
On August 9, 1980, “Qwest Records” label released “Give Me The Night”, the 18th George Benson album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Kendun Recorders” in Burbank, and “Cherokee Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Quincy Jones. in 1981 Benson won “Grammy Awards” for “Best Male R&B Vocal Performance”, the track “Moody’s Mood” won “Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male” and track “Off Broadway” won “Best R&B Instrumental Performance”. Quincy Jones and Jerry Hey also won the “Grammy Award” for “Best Instrumental Arrangement” for the song “Dinorah, Dinorah”. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.
George Benson– lead and backing vocals, guitar and lead guitar, scat