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In February 1969.

In February 1969, “Columbia” label released “I Stand Alone”, the debut Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Al Kooper.


  • Al Kooper – vocals, piano, organ, ondioline, guitars, orchestrations
  • Wayne Moss– guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • “Big” Charlie Daniels– guitar
  • Charlie McCoy– electric bass, orchestrations
  • Ken Buttrey– drums
  • The Blossoms– backing vocal
  • Charlie Calello– orchestrations
  • Don Ellis– orchestrations
  • Jimmy Wisner– orchestrations
  • Brian Ross-Myring, Charlie Bragg, Don Puluse, Fred Catero, Glen Kolotkin, Neil Wilburn – engineers

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Kooper, except where noted.

  1. Overture
  2. I Stand Alone
  3. Camille – Al Kooper, Tony Powers
  4. One – Harry Nilsson
  5. Coloured Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. Soft Landing on the Moon
  7. I Can Love a Woman
  8. Blue Moon of Kentucky – Bill Monroe
  9. Toe Hold – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  10. Right Now for You
  11. Hey, Western Union Man – Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
  12. Song and Dance for the Unborn, Frightened Child


In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Mercury” label released “Spanky and Our Gang”, the debut Spanky and Our Gang album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Jerry Ross.


  • Elaine “Spanky” McFarlane – lead vocals
  • Nigel Pickering – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Paul “Oz” Bach – bass guitar, vocals
  • Malcolm Hale – lead guitar, trombone, vocals
  • John “The Chief” Seiter – drums

Track listing:

  1. Lazy Day – George Fischoff, Tony Powers
  2. (It Ain’t Necessarily) Bird Avenue – Michael P. Smith
  3. Ya Got Trouble(In River City) – Meredith Willson
  4. Sunday Will Never Be the Same – Terry Cashman, Gene Pistilli
  5. Commercial – Michael P. Smith
  6. If You Could Only Be Me – Roger Atkins, Carol D’Errico
  7. Making Every Minute Count – John Morier
  8. 5 Definitions of Love – Bob Dorough, Dan Greenburg, Monte Ghertler
  9. Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? – Jay Gorney, Edgar Yipsel “Yip” Harburg
  10. Distance – Raymond Gilmore, Joe Renzetti
  11. Jet Plane – John Denver
  12. Come and Open Your Eyes (Take a Look) – Jo Mapes