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In March 1961.

In March 1961, “Reprise” label released “Ring-a-Ding-Ding!”, album by Frank Sinatra. It was recorded December 1960, in Los Angeles.

Personnel:

  • Frank Sinatra- vocals
  • Johnny Mandel- arranger, conductor
  • Felix Slatkin- conductor
  • Don Fagerquist, John Anderson – trumpet
  • Frank Rosolino- trombone
  • Bud Shank- flute
  • Bill Miller – piano
  • Emil Richards- vibraphone

Track listing:

  1. Ring-a-Ding Ding! – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  2. Let’s Fall in Love – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  3. Be Careful, It’s My Heart – Irving Berlin
  4. A Foggy Day – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  5. A Fine Romance – Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields
  6. In the Still of the Night – Cole Porter
  7. The Coffee Song – Bob Hilliard, Dick Miles
  8. When I Take My Sugar to Tea – Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain, Pierre Norman
  9. Let’s Face the Music and Dance – Irving Berlin
  10. You’d Be So Easy to Love – Cole Porter
  11. You and the Night and the Music – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  12. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm – Irving Berlin
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On December 9, 1966.

Fresh Cream

On December 9, 1966, “Reaction” label released “Fresh Cream”, the debut Cream studio album. It was recorded July – October 1966, at the “Rayrik Studios” and “Ryemese Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 101 on it’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Ginger Baker- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Jack Bruce- vocals, bass, harmonica, piano
  • Eric Clapton- guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. S.U. – Jack Bruce
  2. Sleepy Time Time – Jack Bruce, Janet Godfrey
  3. Dreaming – Jack Bruce
  4. Sweet Wine – Jack Bruce, Janet Godfrey
  5. Spoonful – Willie Dixon
  6. Wrapping Paper – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  7. Cat’s Squirrel – traditional, arr. by Ginger Baker, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce
  8. Four Until Late – Robert Johnson, arr. Eric Clapton
  9. The Coffee Song – Ray Smith, Tony Colton
  10. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Hambone Willie Newbern
  11. I’m so Glad – Skip James
  12. Toad – Ginger Baker