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In March 1964.

In March 1964, “Verve” label released “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” album by Jimmy Smith. It was recorded in January 1974,at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs NJ, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith– organ
  • Oliver Nelson– arranger
  • Claus Ogerman– arranger, conductor
  • Val Valentin, Rudy Van Gelder– engineer
  • Acy Lehman – design
  • Roy De Carava – photography
  • Daddio Daylie – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – Richard Rodgers
  2. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 1 – Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox
  3. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 2 – Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox
  4. John Brown’s Body – traditional
  5. Wives and Lovers – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. Women of the World – Riziero Ortolani
  7. Bluesette – Toots Thielemans
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In February 1974.

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In February 1974, “RCA” label released “Slaughter on 10th Avenue”, the debut Mick Ronson album. It was recorded in July 1973, at “Château d’Hérouville” in Hérouville, France, and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Mick Ronson.

Personnel:

  • Mick Ronson– guitar, piano, vocals, arrangement, conductor
  • Trevor Bolder– bass, trumpet, trombone
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums, percussion
  • Mike Garson– piano, electric piano, organ
  • David Hentschel– ARP
  • Margaret Ronson – backing vocals
  • Dennis MacKay – engineer, backing vocals
  • Sidney Sax – strings
  • Leee Black Childers – cover

Track listing:

  1. Love Me Tender – George R. Poulton,Ken Darby
  2. Growing Up and I’m Fine – David Bowie
  3. Only After Dark – Mick Ronson, Scott Richardson
  4. Music Is Lethal – Lucio Battisti, English lyrics by Bowie
  5. I’m the One – Annette Peacock
  6. Pleasure Man / Hey Ma Get Papa – Mick Ronson, Scott Richardson, David Bowie
  7. Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – Richard Rodgers