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In November 1976.

In November 1976, “ABC” label released “Love Is All Around” studio album War featuring Eric Burdon album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein, Lonnie Jordan and Howard Scott.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon– vocals, percussion
  • Papa Dee Allen– conga, bongos, percussion, vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums, percussion, vocals
  • B. Dickerson– bass, vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, vocals
  • Charles Miller– tenor, baritone, and alto saxes, percussion, vocals, flute
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, percussion, vocals
  • Howard Scott– guitar, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott, except where noted.

  1. Love Is All Around
  2. Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  3. Home Dream – Eric Burdon
  4. Magic Mountain – Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  5. A Day in the Life – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. Paint It Black Medley – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

In November 1966.

In November 1966, “Mercury” label released “Psychedelic Lollipop”, the debut Blues Magoos album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Bob Wyld and Art Polhemus.

Personnel:

  • Ralph Scala – keyboards, vocals
  • Emil “Peppy” Theilhelm – guitar, vocals
  • Ron Gilbert – bass guitar, vocals
  • Mike Esposito – guitar
  • Geoff Daking – drums, percussion
  • Art Polhemus – engineer
  • Bob Wyld – liner notes
  • Shelby S Singleton Jr. – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. (We Ain’t Got) Nothin’ Yet – Mike Esposito, Ron Gilbert, Ralph Scala
  2. Love Seems Doomed – Mike Esposito, Ron Gilbert, Ralph Scala
  3. Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  4. Queen of My Nights – David Blue
  5. I’ll Go Crazy – James Brown
  6. Gotta Get Away – Ritchie Adams, Alan Gordon
  7. Sometimes I Think About – Mike Esposito, Ron Gilbert, Ralph Scala
  8. One by One – Ron Gilbert, Emil Theilhelm
  9. Worried Life Blues – Big Maceo Merriweather
  10. She’s Coming Home – Roger Atkins, Helen Miller

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Island” label released “It’s All About” the debut Spooky Tooth album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Jimmy Miller.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– vocals, keyboards, harpsichord
  • Gary Wright– vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Luther Grosvenor– guitar
  • Greg Ridley– bass guitar
  • Mike Kellie– drums and percussion
  • Engineer: Glyn Johns
  • Liner notes: Alan Robinson
  • Album photography: Gered Mankowitz

Track listing:

  1. Society’s Child – Janis Ian
  2. Love Really Changed Me – Luther Grosvenor, Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  3. Here I Lived So Well – Gary Wright, Luther Grosvenor, Mike Harrison, Jimmy Miller
  4. Too Much of Nothing – Bob Dylan
  5. Sunshine Help Me – Gary Wright
  6. It’s All About a Roundabout – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  7. Tobacco Road – D. Loudermilk
  8. It Hurts You So – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  9. Forget It, I Got It – Jimmy Miller, Gary Wright
  10. Bubbles – Luther Grosvenor, Gary Wright

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “MGM” label released “Eric Burdon Declares War”, the first Eric Burdon and War album. It was recorded in January 1970 at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein. The album cover concept was by Eric Burdon and the design was by The Visual Thing.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon– lead vocals
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica
  • Charles Miller– tenor sax, flute
  • Howard Scott– guitar, backing vocals
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano
  • Bee Bee Dickerson– bass, backing vocals
  • Harold Brown– drums
  • Dee Allen– conga, percussion
  • Chris Huston – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar and Howard E. Scott, except where noted.

  1. The Vision of Rassan
  • Dedication
  • Roll on Kirk
  1. Tobacco Road
  • Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  • I Have a Dream
  • Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  1. Spill the Wine
  2. Blues for Memphis Slim
  • Birth
  • Mother Earth – P. Chatman
  • Mr. Charlie
  • Danish Pastry

On August 15, 1966.

Jefferson Airplane Takes Off

On August 15, 1966, “RCA Victor” label released “Jefferson Airplane Takes Off”. the debut Jefferson Airplane album. It was recorded December 1965 – March 1966 at “RCA Victor’s Music Center of the World” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tommy Oliver and Matthew Katz. Signe Toly Anderson and Skip Spence left the group shortly after the album’s release and were replaced by Grace Slick  and  Spencer Dryden.

Personnel:

  • Marty Balin– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Signe Toly Anderson– vocals, percussion
  • Jorma Kaukonen– lead guitar
  • Paul Kantner– rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Jack Casady– bass
  • Skip Spence– drums
  • Spencer Dryden– drums
  • Dave Hassinger– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Blues from an Airplane – Marty Balin, Skip Spence
  2. Let Me In – Marty Balin, Paul Kantner
  3. Bringing Me Down – Marty Balin, Paul Kantner
  4. It’s No Secret – Marty Balin
  5. Tobacco Road – Clay Warnick
  6. Come Up the Years – Marty Balin, Paul Kantner
  7. Run Around – Marty Balin, Paul Kantner
  8. Let’s Get Together – Chester Powers
  9. Don’t Slip Away – Marty Balin, Skip Spence
  10. Chauffeur Blues – Lester Melrose
  11. And I Like It – Marty Balin, Jorma Kaukonen