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In January 1971.

In January 1971, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debut Little Feat album. It was recorded August – September 1970,  at “United Western Recorders” and “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Russ Titelman.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George– lead and backing vocals, alead, rhythm and slide guitars, harmonica
  • Bill Payne– lead and backing, keyboards, piano
  • Roy Estrada– bass, backing vocals
  • Richard Hayward– drums, backing vocals
  • Russ Titelman– percussion, backing vocals, piano
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel
  • Kirby Johnson – string and horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Snakes on Everything – Bill Payne
  2. Strawberry Flats – Bill Payne, Lowell George
  3. Truck Stop Girl – Bill Payne, Lowell George
  4. Brides of Jesus – Bill Payne, Lowell George
  5. Willin’ – Lowel George
  6. Hamburger Midnight – Lowell George, Roy Estrada
  7. Forty-Four Blues/ How Many More Years – Roosevelt Sykes, Chester Burnett
  8. Crack in Your Door – Lowell George
  9. I’ve Been the One – Lowell George
  10. Takin’ My Time – Bill Payne
  11. Crazy Captain Gunboat Willie – Bill Payne, Lowell George
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In December 1974.

In December 1974, “ABC” label released “Rufusized”, the third Rufus studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Monaco.

Personnel:

  • Chaka Khan– lead vocals, background vocals
  • Tony Maiden – lead guitar, background vocals
  • Kevin Murphy– organ, clavinet, background vocals, acoustic piano, ARP synthesizer
  • Bobby Watson – bass, background vocals
  • André Fischer – drums, percussion
  • Clare Fischer, Kevin Murphy – string and horn arrangements
  • Gerald Vinci – concertmaster
  • Gary Olazabal, Austin Godsey, Mike Braunstein – engineers

Track listing:

  1. Once You Get Started – Gavin Christopher
  2. Somebody’s Watching You – Tony Maiden, Chaka Khan, Bobby Watson
  3. Pack’d My Bags – Tony Maiden, Chaka Khan
  4. Your Smile – Lalomie Washburn
  5. Rufusized (Instrumental) – Chaka Khan, Tony Maiden, Bobby Watson, Kevin Murphy, André Fischer
  6. I’m a Woman (I’m a Backbone) – Lalomie Washburn
  7. Right is Right – Tony Maiden, Kevin Murphy, Chaka Khan
  8. Half Moon – John Hall
  9. Please Pardon Me (You Remind Me of a Friend) – Brenda Gordon, Brian Russell
  10. Stop on By – Bobby Womack, Pete Thomas

 

On May 30, 1979.

On May 30, 1979, “A&M” label released “Where I Should Be”, the sixth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded November 1978 – May 1979, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton.

Personnel:

  • Peter Frampton– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Tower of Power- horn section
  • Gary Mallaber- drums
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Jamie Oldaker- drums
  • Bob Mayo- keyboards
  • Eddie N. Watkins Jr.- bass
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Stanley Sheldon– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t Stand It No More
  2. Got My Feet Back on the Ground – Peter Frampton, Rodney Eckerman
  3. Where I Should Be (Monkey’s Song)
  4. Everything I Need – Peter Frampton, Bob Mayo
  5. May I Baby – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  6. You Don’t Know Like I Know – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  7. She Don’t Reply
  8. We’ve Just begun – Peter Frampton, Bob Mayo
  9. Take Me by the Hand
  10. It’s a Sad Affair

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Purple” label released “Stormbringer”, the ninth Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded August – September 1974, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Coverdale, Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Glen Hughes, Ian Paice and Martin Birch.

Personnel:

  • David Coverdale– lead vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore– lead guitars
  • Jon Lord– organ, keyboards, electric piano, backing vocals
  • Glenn Hughes– bass guitar, lead vocals
  • Ian Paice– drums, percussion, mixing
  • Martin Birch – engineer, miixing
  • Reinhold Mack, Hans Menzel – engineer assistance
  • Gary Webb, Garry Ladinsky – mixing assistance
  • Lucille Handberg – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Stormbringer – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  2. Love Don’t Mean a Thing – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  3. Holy Man – David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord
  4. Hold On – David Coverdale, Glen Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  5. Lady Double Dealer – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
  6. You Can’t Do It Right (With the One You Love) – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glen Hughes
  7. High Ball Shooter – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  8. The Gipsy – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  9. Soldier of Fortune – Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale

 

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “ABC” label released “Indianola Mississippi Seeds”, the eighteenth B. B. King studio album. It was recorded January 1969 – June 1970, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles and “Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • B. King– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Joe Walsh– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Carole King– piano, electric piano
  • Leon Russell– piano
  • Paul Harris– piano
  • Bryan Garofalo, Gerald Jemmott– bass
  • Russ Kunkel, Herb Lovelle– drums
  • Sherlie Matthews, Merry Clayton, Clydie King, Venetta Fields- Angelic chorus
  • Joe Zagarino— engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by B. B. King, except where noted.

  1. Nobody Loves Me But My Mother
  2. You’re Still My Woman – B. King, Dave Clark
  3. Ask Me No Questions
  4. Until I’m Dead and Cold
  5. King’s Special
  6. Ain’t Gonna Worry My Life Anymore
  7. Chains and Things – B. King, Dave Clark
  8. Go Underground – B. King, Dave Clark
  9. Hummingbird – Leon Russell

In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Columbia” label released “Peace on You”, Roger McGuinn second album. It was recorded in 1974, at “The Record Plant” and “Wally Heider’s Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bill Halverson.

Personnel:

  • Roger McGuinn – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Dan Fogelberg- guitar, vocals
  • Al Kooper- guitar, piano, clavinet, arrangements, conductor
  • Donnie Dacus- guitar, vocals
  • Paul “Harry” Harris- keyboards
  • Russ Kunkel- drums, percussion
  • Al Perkins- steel guitar
  • Leland Sklar- bass
  • Tommy Tedesco- flamenco guitar
  • Mark Volman, William McLeish Smith, Gwendolyn Edwards, Paul Stallworth, Howard Kaylan, Brooks Hunnicutt, Brenda Gordon, Tim Coulter, Brian Russell, Jorge Calderon – vocals
  • Lee Kiefer – arranger, conductor

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Roger McGuinn and Jacques Levy except where noted.

  1. Peace On You – Charlie Rich
  2. Without You
  3. Going To The Country – Donnie Dacus
  4. (Please Not) One More Time – Al Kooper
  5. Same Old Sound – Roger McGuinn
  6. Do What You Want To Do – Donnie Dacus
  7. Together
  8. Better Change – Dan Fogelberg
  9. Gate Of Horn
  10. The Lady

In August 1978.

In August 1978, “Full Moon” label released “Twin Sons of Different Mothers”, the first of two collaborations albums by Dan Fogelberg and Tim Weisberg. It was recorded in 1978, at “The Record Plant” in Sausalito, California; “Village Recorders”,  “Wally Heider Studios”, “United Studios”, “A&M Studios” and “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and Tim Weisberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – vocals, voices, background vocals, synthesizer, acoustic, electric, classical and slide guitars,  bass, mandolin, percussion, piano, keyboard
  • Tim Weisberg- flute, percussion, oboe, piccolo
  • David Breinenthal – bassoon
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Vincent DeRosa – French horn
  • Earl Dumler – English horn
  • John Ellis – organ, oboe
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion, conga, cowbell
  • Don Henley- vocals, harmony vocals
  • John Leslie Hug – guitar, harp
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Joe Lala- percussion, conga
  • Neil Larsen – piano, keyboard, electric piano
  • Andy Newmark- synthesizer, drums
  • Norbert Putnam- bass
  • Ann Mason Stockton – harp
  • Florence Warner- vocals, background vocals
  • Willie Weeks– bass
  • Marty Lewis – engineer
  • Glenn Meadows – vinyl mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg, except where noted.

  1. Twins Theme
  2. Intimidation
  3. Lazy Susan
  4. Guitar Etude No. 3
  5. Tell Me to My Face – Allan Clarke, Tony Hicks, Graham Nash
  6. Hurtwood Alley
  7. Lahaina Luna
  8. Paris Nocturne
  9. Since You’ve Asked – Judy Collins
  10. The Power of Gold