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In November 1966.

In November 1966, “Kama Sutra” label released “Hums of the Lovin’ Spoonful”, the third studio and fourth overall Lovin’ Spoonful album. It was recorded in 1966, at “Bell Sound Studios” and “Columbia Studios”, and was produced by  Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • John Sebastian– lead and backing vocals, guitar, 12-string guitar, autoharp, piano, organ, ocarina, pedal steel guitar, Irish harp
  • Zal Yanovsky– electric and acoustic guitars, backing and lead vocals,  banjo, slide whistle
  • Steve Boone– electric and double basses, piano, organ, percussion
  • Joe Butler– drums, backing and lead vocals, percussion
  • Henry Diltz– clarinet
  • Artie Schroeck– electric piano
  • Larry Hankin – Jew’s harp
  • Engineered by Roy Halee
  • Photography by Henry Diltz

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sebastian except where noted.

  1. Lovin’ You
  2. Bes’ Friends
  3. Voodoo in My Basement
  4. Darlin’ Companion
  5. Henry Thomas
  6. Full Measure – Steve Boone, John Sebastian
  7. Rain on the Roof
  8. Coconut Grove – John Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky
  9. Nashville Cats
  10. 4 Eyes
  11. Summer in the City – John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, Steve Boone
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In November 1965.

In November 1965, “Kama Sutra” label released “Do You Believe in Magic”, the debut  Lovin’ Spoonful album. It was recorded June – September, and was produced Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • John Sebastian– vocals, guitar, autoharp, harmonica, organ
  • Steve Boone– bass, vocals
  • Joe Butler– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Zal Yanovsky– electric and acoustic guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Do You Believe in Magic – John Sebastian
  2. Blues in the Bottle – traditional
  3. Sportin’ Life – traditional
  4. My Gal – traditional
  5. You Baby – Barry Mann, Phil Spector, Cynthia Weil
  6. Fishin’ Blues – traditional
  7. Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind? – John Sebastian
  8. Wild About My Lovin’ – traditional
  9. Other Side of This Life – Fred Neil
  10. Younger Girl – John Sebastian
  11. On the Road Again – John Sebastian
  12. Night Owl Blues – Steve Boone, Joe Butler, Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Epic” label released “Inspiration Information”, the third Shuggie Otis album. It was recorded 1971 -1974 at “Hawk Sound” and “Columbia Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Shuggie Otis.

Personnel:

  • Shuggie Otis- lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, drums, organ, piano, vibraphone, percussion, Aanalog drum machines
  • Jack Kelso – saxophones, flute
  • Jeff Martinez – French horn
  • Carol Robbins – harp
  • Doug Wintz, Jim Prindle – trombone
  • Curt Sletten, Ron Robbins – trumpet
  • Barbara Porter, Brian Asher, D. Jones, J. Parker, Louis Rosen, Marcia Zeavin, N. Roth, Steve Boone, T. Ziegler – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Shuggie Otis

  1. Inspiration Information
  2. Island Letter
  3. Sparkle City
  4. Aht Uh Mi Hed
  5. Happy House
  6. Rainy Day
  7. XL-30
  8. Pling!
  9. Not Available

 

In March 1966.

daydream

In March 1966, “Kama Sutra” label released “Daydream”, the second Lovin’ Spoonful album. It was recorded August – December 1965, and was produced by Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • John Sebastian– vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, autoharp, harmonica
  • Steve Boone– bass, vocals
  • Joe Butler– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Zal Yanovsky– electric and acoustic guitars, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sebastian except where noted.

  1. Daydream
  2. There She is
  3. It’s Not Time Now – John Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky
  4. Warm Baby
  5. Day Blues – Joe Butler, John Sebastian
  6. Let the Boy Rock and Roll – Joe Butler, John Sebastian
  7. Jug Band Music
  8. Didn’t Want to Have to Do It
  9. You Didn’t Have to Be So Nice – Steve Boone, John Sebastian
  10. Bald Headed Lena – Willy Perryman, Edward Sneed
  11. Butchie’s Tune – Steve Boone, John Sebastian
  12. Big Noise from Speonik – Steve Boone, Joe Butler, John Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky