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In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “Hard Nose the Highway”, the seventh Van Morrison  studio album. It was recorded August – October 1972, at “Caledonia Studio”, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Jack Schroer– tenor, alto, baritone and soprano saxophones
  • Jules Broussard – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Joseph Ellis – trumpet
  • Bill Atwood– trumpet
  • Nathan Rubin – violin
  • Zaven Melikian – violin
  • Nancy Ellis – viola
  • Theresa “Terry” Adams – cello
  • John Tenney – violin
  • Michael Gerling – violin
  • Jef Labes– piano
  • John Platania– guitar
  • David Hayes– bass
  • Gary Mallaber– vibraphone, drums
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Marty David – bass
  • Jackie De Shannon– backing vocals
  • Oakland Symphony Chamber Chorus
  • Spirit, morale, laughter – Ed Fletcher (alias Iversen)
  • Engineers: Neil Schwartz, Jim Stern
  • Arrangers: Van Morrison, Jef Labes (strings), Jack Schroer, (horns)
  • Cover art: Rob Springett

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Snow in San Anselmo
  2. Warm Love
  3. Hard Nose the Highway
  4. Wild Children
  5. The Great Deception
  6. Bein’ Green – Joe Raposo
  7. Autumn Song
  8. Purple Heather – traditional
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On August 1973.

In August 1973, “Elektra” label released “Valley Hi”, the fifth Ian Matthews album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Michael Nesmith.

Personnel:

  • Ian Matthews- guitar, vocals
  • Michael Nesmith- guitar
  • Red Rhodes- steel guitar
  • Byron Berline- fiddle, violin
  • David Barry- keyboards
  • Billy Graham- bass, fiddle
  • Danny Lane- drums
  • Robert Warford- guitar
  • Jay Lacy– guitar
  • Recording engineer: Terry Dunavan, Fritz Richmond
  • Art direction: Robert Heimall
  • Photography, cover art: Paul Slaughter, Bruce Atkins

Track listing:

  1. Keep On Sailing – Ian Matthews
  2. Old Man at the Mill – traditional
  3. Shady Lies – Richard Thompson
  4. These Days – Jackson Browne
  5. Leaving Alone – Ian Matthews
  6. Seven Bridges Road – Steve Young
  7. Save Your Sorrows -Ian Matthews
  8. What Are You Waiting For – Randy Newman
  9. Propinquity – Michael Nesmith
  10. Blue Blue Day – Don Gibson

 

In August 1972.

In August 1972, “Palladium” label released “Smokin’ O.P.’s”, the fifth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Pampa Studios” in Warren, Michigan, and was produced by Punch Andrews.The album cover design was by Thomas Leroy Weschler.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Jack Ashford- percussion, tambourine
  • Eddie Bongo – percussion, conga
  • Mike Bruce – guitar
  • Jim Bruzzese – tambourine
  • Crystal Jenkins – vocals, background vocals
  • Skip Knape – organ, bass, piano, keyboard
  • David Teegarden- drums, maracas, marimba
  • Pam Todd – vocals, background vocals
  • Engineer: Jim Bruzzese
  • Assistant engineer: Greg Miller
  • Mixing: Jim Cassily, Mabel Louise Smith, Thomas Weschler
  • Photography: Thomas Weschler, Peter Lumetta

Track listing:

  1. Bo Diddley/Who Do You Love? – Bo Diddley(Ellas McDaniel)
  2. Love the One You’re With – Stephen Stills
  3. If I Were a carpenter – Tim Hardin
  4. Hummin’ Bird – Leon Russell
  5. Let It Rock – Chuck Berry (E. Anderson)
  6. Turn on Your Love Light – Don Robey(Deadric Malone), Joseph Wade Scott
  7. Jesse James – traditional
  8. Someday – Bob Seger
  9. Heavy Music – Bob Seger

 

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “A&M” label released “Come Saturday Morning”, the eight Sandpipers album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Bob Alcivar and Allen Stanton.

Personnel:

  • Michael Piano, Jim Brady and Richard Shoff – vocals
  • Hal Blaine: drums
  • Joe Osborn: bass
  • Larry Knechtel: piano, organ
  • Jimmy Rowles: piano
  • Dennis Budimer: electric guitar
  • Mike Anthony, Tommy Tedesco: rhythm guitar
  • Larry Bunker: percussion
  • The Bill HolmanOrchestra
  • Patrice Holloway, Carolyn Willis, Susan Tallman – vocals
  • Ray Gerhardt – engineer
  • Shelley Gordon, Jill Sheridan, Ruth – production assistants
  • Tom Wilkes – art direction
  • Jim McCrary – photography

Track listing:

  1. Santo Domingo – Rudi Lindt, Peter Poll, Michael Piano
  2. The Long and Winding Road – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. Free to Carry On – Jim Brady, Dale Bobbitt
  4. A Song of Joy – Miguel Ríos
  5. Where There’s a Heartache – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. (He’s Got the) Whole World In His Hands – traditional, a by Bob Alcivar
  7. The Drifter – Paul Williams, Roger Nichols
  8. Sound of Love – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  9. Autumn Afternoon – Dick and Don Addrisi
  10. Come Saturday Morning – Fred Karlin, Dory Previn
  11. The Wonder of You – Baker Knight
  12. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls – Stu Phillips, Bob Stone

In August 1968.

In August 1968, “MGM” label released “Every One of Us”, the fourth Eric Burdon & The Animals album released in the US. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by “Everyone of Us”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon- vocals
  • Vic Briggs- guitar, bass
  • John Weider- guitar, celeste
  • George Bruno (Zoot Money) – Hammond organ, vocals, piano
  • Danny McCulloch- bass, vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Barry Jenkins– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Burdon except where noted.

  1. White Houses
  2. Uppers and Downers
  3. Serenade to a Sweet Lady – John Weider
  4. The Immigrant Lad
  5. Year of the Guru
  6. James Infirmary – traditional, arranged by Eric Burdon
  7. New York 1963-America 1968 – Eric Burdon, George Bruno

In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Mainstream” label released “Big Brother & the Holding Company”, the debut Big Brother and the Holding Company album. It was recorded in December 1966, and was produced by Bob Shad.

Personnel:

  • Janis Joplin- vocals
  • Peter Albin – bass guitar
  • Sam Andrew- guitar, vocals
  • David Getz – drums
  • James Gurley- guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Bye, Bye Baby – Powell St. John
  2. Easy Rider – James Gurley
  3. Intruder – Janis Joplin
  4. Light is Faster Than Sound – Peter Albin
  5. Call On Me – Sam Andrew
  6. Women is Losers – Janis Joplin
  7. Blindman – Peter Albin, Sam Andrew, David Getz, James Gurley, Janis Joplin
  8. Down on Me – traditional, arr, by Janis Joplin
  9. Caterpillar – Peter Albin
  10. All is Loneliness – Moondog

In July 1967.

In August 1967, “Capitol” label released “Brighten the Corner”, studio album by Ella Fitzgerald. It was recorded July 17–18, 1967, and was produced by Dave Dexter, Jr.

Personnel:

  • Ella Fitzgerald- vocals
  • Ralph Carmichael Choir – vocals
  • John Kraus – engineer
  • Grace Price, Robert Black – arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Abide with Me – Henry Francis Lyte, arrangers; Grace Price, Robert Black
  2. Just a Closer Walk with Thee – traditional, arrangers; Grace Price, Robert Black
  3. The Old Rugged Cross – George Bennard
  4. Brighten the Corner Where You Are – Ina D. Ogdon, Charles H. Gabriel
  5. I Need Thee Every Hour – Annie S. Hawks, Robert Lowry
  6. In the Garden – Austin Miles
  7. God Be with You Till We Meet Again – Jeremiah E. Rankin, William G. Tomer
  8. God Will Take Care of You – Civilla D. Martin, W. Stillman Martin
  9. The Church in the Wildwood – William S. Pitts
  10. Throw Out the Lifeline – Edwin Ufford
  11. I Shall Not Be Moved – traditional, arrangers; Grace Price, Robert Black
  12. Let the Lower Lights Be Burning – Philip P. Bliss
  13. What a Friend We Have In Jesus – Joseph M. Scriven, Charles Crozat Converse
  14. Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me – Augustus Toplady, Thomas Hastings