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In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Monument Records” label released “Jesus Was a Capricorn”, the fourth Kris Kristofferson album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” and “Monument Recording Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals, guitar
  • Rita Coolidge – backing vocals
  • Chip Young, Dennis Linde, Fred Carter Jr., Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Colvard, John Buck Wilkin, Johnny Christopher, Mac Gayden, Stephen Bruton – guitar
  • “Uncle Josh” Graves – slide dobro
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, David Briggs, John Harris, Mike Utley – piano, electric piano, organ
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, David Darling, George Binkley, Lillian Hunt, Sheldon Kurland, Steven Smith – strings
  • Bill Justis – string arrangements
  • Norbert Putnam, Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Andrew Newmark, Kenny Buttrey – drums
  • Alan Rush, Benny Whitehead, Billy Swan, Larry Gatlin, Randy Cullers, The Bergenaires, The Joint Venture, The Jordanaires – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kris Kristofferson except where noted.

  1. Jesus Was a Capricorn (Owed to John Prine)
  2. Nobody Wins
  3. It Sure Was (Love)
  4. Enough for You
  5. Help Me – Larry Gatlin
  6. Jesse Younger
  7. Give It Time to Be Tender – Kris Kristofferson, Donnie Fritts
  8. Out of Mind, Out of Sight – Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton
  9. Sugar Man
  10. Why Me

On November 23, 1960.

On November 23, 1960, “RCA Victor” label released “His Hand in Mine”, the fifth Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded in October 1960, and was produced by Steve Sholes.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Scotty Moore – electric guitar
  • Hank Garland – acoustic guitar
  • Floyd Cramer – piano
  • Bob Moore – double bass
  • D.J. Fontana, Buddy Harman – drums
  • Boots Randolph – saxophone
  • The Jordanaires – backing vocals
  • Millie Kirkham – backing vocals
  • Charlie Hodge – harmony and backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. His Hand in Mine – Mosie Lister
  2. I’m Gonna Walk Dem Golden Stairs – Cully Holt
  3. In My Father’s House – Aileene Hanks, arranger by Elvis Presley
  4. Milky White Way – Landers Coleman, arranged by Elvis Presley
  5. Known Only to Him – Stuart Hamblen
  6. I Believe in the man in the Sky – Richard Howard
  7. Joshua Fit the Battle – traditional, arranged by Elvis Presley
  8. Jesus Knows What I Need – Mosie Lister
  9. Swing Down Sweet Chariot – traditional, arranged by Elvis Presley
  10. Mansion Over the Hilltop – Ira Stanphill
  11. If We Never Meet Again – Albert E. Brumley
  12. Working on the Building – Winfried O. Hoyle, Lillian Bowles

On October 19, 1956.

On October 19, 1956, “RCA Victor” label released “Elvis” (also known as Elvis Presley No. 2), the second Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded January – September 1956, at “RCA Studio 1” in New York City, “Radio Recorders Studio 1” in Hollywood, and was produced by Steve Sholes.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Scotty Moore – electric guitar
  • Shorty Long – piano
  • Gordon Stoker – piano
  • Bill Black – double bass
  • D. J. Fontana – drums
  • The Jordanaires – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Rip It Up – Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco
  2. Love Me – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  3. When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again – Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker
  4. Long Tall Sally – Robert Blackwell, Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman
  5. First in Line – Aaron Schroeder, Ben Weisman
  6. Paralyzed – Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley
  7. So Glad You’re Mine – Arthur Crudup
  8. Old Shep – Red Foley
  9. Ready Teddy – Robert Blackwell, John Marascalo
  10. Any Place in Paradise – Joe Thomas
  11. How’s the World Treating You – Chet Atkins, Boudleaux Bryant
  12. How Do You Think I Feel – Webb Pierce, Wayne Walker

On June 17, 1961.

On June 17, 1961, “RCA Victor” label released “Something for Everybody”, the sixth Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded on November 8, 1960, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and on March 12, 1961, at “Studio B” in Nashville, and was produced by Steve Sholes and Urban Thielmann.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley – vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Boots Randolph– saxophone
  • Scotty Moore– electric guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Hank Garland– electric guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell – lead guitar
  • Dudley Brooks–piano
  • Meyer Rubin – double bass
  • Floyd Cramer– piano
  • Bob Moore– double bass
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Buddy Harman– drums

Track listing:

  1. There’s Always Me – Don Robertson
  2. Give Me the Right – Fred Wise, Norman Blagman
  3. It’s a Sin – Fred Rose, Zeb Turner
  4. Sentimental Me – James T. Morehead, James Cassin
  5. Starting Today – Don Robertson
  6. Gently – Murray Wisell, Edward Lisbona
  7. I’m Comin’ Home – Charlie Rich
  8. In Your Arms – Aaron Schroeder, Wally Gold
  9. Put the Blame On Me – Fred Wise, Kay Tworney, Norman Blagman
  10. Judy – Teddy Redell
  11. I Want You With Me – Woody Harris
  12. I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell – Fred Wise, Ben Weisman

On November 3, 1958.

On November 3, 1958, “Columbia” label released “The Fabulous Johnny Cash” the third Johnny Cash studio album. It was recorded July – August 1958, and was produced by Al Quaglieri and Don Law.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins– guitar
  • Don Helms- steel guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass
  • The Jordanaires- background vocals
  • Marvin Hughes – piano
  • Buddy Harman- drums
  • Morris Palmer – drums
  • Billy Altman – liner notes
  • Don Hunstein– photography
  • Seth Foster – mastering
  • Mark Wilder – mastering, mixing
  • Stacey Boyle – tape research
  • Kay Smith – tape research
  • Matt Kelly – tape research
  • Geoff Gillette – sleeve design
  • Howard Fritzson – art direction
  • Hal Adams – cover photo

 Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. Run Softly Blue River
  2. Frankie’s Man Johnny
  3. That’s All Over – Dick Glasser
  4. The Troubadour – Cindy Walker
  5. One More Ride – Bob Nolan
  6. That’s Enough – Dorothy Coates
  7. I Still Miss Someone – Johnny Cash, Roy Cash
  8. Don’t Take Your Guns to Town
  9. I’d Rather Die Young – Beasley Smith, Billy Vaughn, Randy Wood
  10. Pickin’ Time
  11. Shepherd of My Heart – Jenny Lou Carsone
  12. Suppertime – Ira Stanphill

 

On June 5, 1962.

On June 5, 1962, “RCA Victor” label released “Pot Luck with Elvis”, the seventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded on March 22, 1961, at “Radio Recorders”  in Hollywood, June 25 and October 15, 1961, March 18 and March 19, 1962, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Steve Sholes and  Joseph Lilley.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– lead vocals
  • Scotty Moore– rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– lead guitar
  • Hank Garland– lead guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell– rhythm guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • Grady Martin– guitar, vibes
  • Floyd Cramer– piano, organ
  • Dudley Brooks– piano
  • Gordon Stoker – piano
  • Bob Moore– double bass
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Buddy Harman– drums
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Boots Randolph– saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Kiss Me Quick – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  2. Just for Old Time Sake – Roy C. Bennett, Sid Tepper
  3. Gonna Get Back Home Somehow – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  4. (Such an) Easy Question – Otis Blackwelland Winfield Scott
  5. Steppin’ Out of Line – Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller
  6. I’m Yours – Hal Blair, Don Robertson
  7. Something Blue – Paul Evans, Al Byron
  8. Suspicion – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  9. I Feel That I’ve Known You Forever – Doc Pomus, Alan Jeffreys
  10. Night Rider – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  11. Fountain of Love – Bill Giant, Jeff Lewis
  12. That’s Someone You Never Forget – Elvis Presley, Red West

On March 4, 1957.

On March 4, 1957, “Capitol” label released “Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps”, the second Gene Vincent album. It was recorded in October 1956, and was produced by Ken Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Gene Vincent – vocals, guitar
  • Cliff Gallup– lead guitar
  • Paul Peek – rhythm guitar
  • Willie Williams – rhythm guitar
  • Jack Neal – upright bass
  • Dickie Harrell – drums
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Red Blue Jeans and a Pony Tail – Jack Rhodes, Bill “Tex” Davis
  2. Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock Me – Gene Vincent, Bill “Tex” Davis
  3. Unchained Melody – Alex North, Hy Zaret
  4. You Told a Fib – Gene Vincent, Cliff Gallup
  5. Cat Man – Gene Vincent, Bill “Tex” Davis
  6. You Better Believe – Cliff Gallup
  7. Cruisin’ Gene Vincent, Bill “Tex” Davis
  8. Double Talkin’ Baby – Danny Wolfe
  9. Blues Stay Away from Me – Henry Glover, Wayne Raney, Alton Delmore, Rabon Delmore
  10. Pink Thunderbird – Paul Peek, Bill “Tex” Davis
  11. I Sure Miss You – Charles Matthews
  12. Pretty, Pretty Baby – Danny Wolfe

In February 1959.

In February 1959, “RCA Victor” label released “For LP Fans Only”, the seventh Elvis Presley album. It was recorded in August 1956 at “20th Century Fox Stage One”,  September 1956 at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, January 10 and 11 at the “RCA Victor Studios” in Nashville, “RCA Victor Studios” in New York, and “Sun Studio”.

Personnel:

  1. Elvis Presley– vocals, guitar
  2. Scotty Moore, Chet Atkins– guitar
  3. Floyd Cramer, Shorty Long– piano
  4. Gordon Stoker– piano, backing vocals
  5. Bill Black– bass
  6. J. Fontana, Jimmie Lott, Johnny Bernero – drums
  7. The Jordanaires, Ben Speer, Brock Speer– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. That’s All Right – Arthur Crudup
  2. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  3. Mystery Train – Herman Parker Jr., Sam Phillips
  4. Playing for Keeps – Stan Kesler
  5. Poor Boy – Vera Matson, Elvis Presley
  6. My Baby Left Me – Arthur Crudup
  7. I Was The One – Aaron Schroeder, Claude Demetrius, Hal Blair, Bill Peppers
  8. Shake, Rattle And Roll – Charles Calhoun
  9. I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone – Stan Kesler, William E. Taylor
  10. You’re a Heartbreaker – Jack Sallee

In September 1965.

In September 1965, “MGM” label released “Ballads of the Hills and Plains”, the third Hank Williams Jr. album. It was recorded in July 1965; at “Columbia Recording Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Jim Vienneau.

Personnel:

  • Hank Williams Jr.– guitar, vocals
  • Grady Martin, Jerry Kennedy, Harold Bradley, Ray Edenton – guitar
  • Bob Moore– bass
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • The Jordanaires– vocal accompaniment

Track listing:

  1. Doc Holiday – John Paulovic
  2. Cowpoke – Tillman Franks, David Houston
  3. Blood’s Thicker Than Water – Danny Dill, Wayne P. Walker
  4. The Blizzard – Harlan Howard
  5. Stampede – Jim Dale, Frances Paulin
  6. The Rainmaker – Cliff Friend, Jack Sanders, Mack Vickery
  7. Streets of Laredo – traditional
  8. Black Lightning – Ricky Hester
  9. Big Twenty – Dillis
  10. The Eyes of Death – Danny Dill
  11. I’m Afraid – Allen Nelson, Carolyn Stringer

In April 1978.

In April 1978, “Columbia” label released “I Would Like to See You Again”, the 57th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded July 1976 – October 1977, at “Sound Spectrum Recording, Inc”, and was produced by Larry Butler, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Waylon Jennings – vocals
  • Bob Wootton, Jerry Hensley, Jack Routh, Jimmy Capps, Jerry Shook, Pete Wade – guitar
  • Marshall Grant, Gordon Payne – bass
  • WS Holland- drums
  • Ralph Mooney- steel guitar
  • Larry McCoy, Cliff Robertson, Earl Poole Ball – piano
  • Terry McMillan- harmonica
  • Richard Morris – percussion
  • The Jordanaires- vocals
  • John Carter Cash- question on Who’s Gene Autry?
  • Engineers: Roger Tucker, Billy Sherrill
  • Mixes at “Jack Clement Recording Studios”
  • Johnny Cash cover photo by Alexander Agor
  • “Vision” photo of June Carter by Johnny Cash
  • Linear Notes by Larry Butler

Track listing:

  1. I Would Like to See You Again – Larry T. Atwood, Charlie Craig
  2. Lately – Johnny Cash
  3. I Wish I Was Crazy Again – Bob McDil
  4. Who’s Gene Autry? – Jonny Cash
  5. Hurt So Bad – Johnny Cash
  6. I Don’t Think I Could Take You Back Again – Earl Ball, Jr., Jo-El Sonnier
  7. Abner Brown – Johnny Cash
  8. After Taxes – Jerry Leiber, Billy Edd Wheeler
  9. There Ain’t No Good Chain Gang – Hal Bynum, Dave Kirby
  10. That’s the Way It Is – Roger Bowling, Larry Butler
  11. I’m Alright Now – Jerry Hensley