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In February 1970.

In February 1970, “Liberty” label released “Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy”, the fourth Nitty Gritty Dirt Band studio album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by William McEuen.

Personnel:

  • Les Thompson – electric bass, mandolin, electric guitar, vocals
  • Jimmie Fadden – lead acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, washtub bass, vocals
  • Jeff Hanna- rhythm acoustic and electric guitar, drums, washboard, percussion, vocals
  • Jimmy Ibbotson – rhythm acoustic guitar, lead electric guitar, electric piano, drums, conga, accordion, vocals
  • John McEuen- banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar, accordion
  • Maurice Manceau – guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jim Gordon- horns, keyboards
  • John London- bass
  • Byron Berline- violin
  • Russ Kunkel- drums
  • Woody Woodward – recording engineer
  • John McEuen, Jimmy Hoyson – mixing
  • Dean Torrence/ Kittyhawk Graphics – art direction
  • William McEuen – photography

Track listing:

  1. Some of Shelly’s Blues – Michael Nesmith
  2. Prodigal’s Return – Kenny Loggins, Dann Lottermoser
  3. The Cure – Jeff Hanna
  4. Travelin’ Mood – James Waynes
  5. Chicken Reel – traditional
  6. Yukon Railroad – Kenny Loggins, Dann Lottermoser
  7. Livin’ Without You – Randy Newman
  8. Clinch Mountain Backstep – Ruby Rakes
  9. Rave On – Norman Petty, Bill Tilghman, Sonny West
  10. Billy in the Low Ground – Les Thompson
  11. Jesse James – traditional
  12. Uncle Charlie Interview – Uncle Charlie
  13. Bojangles – Jerry Jeff Walker
  14. Opus 36, Clementi – Muzio Clementi
  15. Santa Rosa – Kenny Loggins
  16. Propinquity – Michael Nesmith
  17. Uncle Charlie – Jimmie Fadden
  18. Randy Lynn Rag – Earl Scruggs
  19. House at Pooh Corner – Kenny Loggins
  20. Swanee River – Stephen Foster
  21. Uncle Charlie Interview #2 / Spanish Fandango – traditional
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On January 29, 2016.

On January 29, 2016, “ECM” label released “What Was Said”, the seventh Tord Gustavsen album. It was recorded in April 2015, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher. The album was awarded “Album of the Year” by The German Record Critics’ Award.

Personnel:

  • Tord Gustavsen- piano
  • Simin Tander- vocals
  • Jarle Vespestad- drums

Track listing:

  1. Your Grie – Tord Gustavsen, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  2. I See You – Hans Adolf Brorson, traditional
  3. Imagine the Fog Disappearing – Mathilda Montgomery-Caderhielm , Wilhelm Andreas Wexels
  4. A Castle in Heaven – Bernt Støylen, traditional
  5. Journey of Life – Elias Blix, traditional
  6. I Refuse – Tord Gustavsen, Kenneth Rexroth
  7. What Was Said to the Rose/O Sacred Head – Tord Gustavsen, Hans Leo Hassler, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  8. The Way You Play My Heart – Tord Gustavsen
  9. Rull – Tord Gustavsen
  10. The Source of Now – Tord Gustavsen, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  11. Sweet Melting – Johan Ludvig Allendorf, Peder Jacobsen, traditional
  12. Longing to Praise Thee – traditional
  13. Sweet Melting Afterglow – Johan Ludvig Allendorf, Tord Gustavsen, Peder Jacobsen, Simin Tander, traditional, Jarle Vespestad

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Polydor” label released “We the People”, the third Ellen McIlwaine album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant Studios” and “Carnegie Hall” in New York City, and was produced by Peter K. Seigel.

Personnel:

  • Ellen McIlwaine- vocals, guitar, piano
  • Don Payne, Don Moore – bass
  • Jimmy Madison, Jerry Mercer- drums
  • Colin Tilton – saxophone
  • Candido- conga
  • West 44th Street Noise Choir – background vocals
  • The Persuasions- background vocals on

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellen McIlwaine except where noted.

  1. Ain’t No Two Ways About It (It’s Love)
  2. All to You
  3. Sliding
  4. Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  5. Farther Along – traditional
  6. I Don’t Want to Play
  7. Underground River
  8. Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven (But Nobody Wants To Die) – Al Fields, Tom Delaney, Timmie Rogers
  9. Jimmy Jean
  10. We the People

On January 13, 2017.

On January 13, 2017, “Universal Music Group” label released “Piano Portraits”, album by Rick Wakeman. It was recorded July – August 2016, at “The Old Granary Studio” in Norfolk, UK, and was produced by Rick Wakeman.

Personnel:

  • Rick Wakeman– Steinway Model D concert grand piano
  • Erik Jordan – engineer
  • Ian Brown – project co-ordinator
  • Stylorouge – design
  • Rob O’Connor – photographer
  • Dick Beetham – mastering at 360 Mastering

Track listing:

  1. Help – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Stairway to Heaven – Robert Plant, Jimmy Page
  3. Life on Mars – David Bowie
  4. I’m Not in Love – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  5. Wonderous Stories – Jon Anderson
  6. Berceuse – Gabriel Fauré, arr. Rick Wakeman
  7. Amazing Grace – traditional, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  8. Swan Lake – Peter Tchaikovsky, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  9. Morning Has Broken – traditional, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  10. Summertime – George Gershwin
  11. Space Oddity – David Bowie
  12. Dance of the Damselflies – Rick Wakeman
  13. Clair de Lune – Claude Debussy, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  14. I Vow to Thee, My Country – Gustav Holst, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  15. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

In December 1971.

In December 1971, “Grunt” label released the debut, self-titled Papa John Creach  album. It was recorded in 1971 at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Papa John Creach and Mike Lipskin.

Personnel:

  • Papa John Creach– electric violin, vocals, arranger
  • Greg Adams– trumpet
  • Rufus Anderson – guitar
  • Jack Bonus – saxophone
  • Nick Buck – piano
  • Dave Brown, Jack Casady– bass
  • John Cipollina, Bruce Conte – guitar
  • Joey Covington– drums, congas
  • Jerry Garcia– guitar
  • Mic Gillette– trombone
  • Bobby Haynes – bass
  • Art Hillery – piano, organ
  • Paul Kantner– rhythm guitar
  • Jorma Kaukonen– guitar
  • Mike Lipskin– organ, piano
  • Stan Monteiro – clarinet
  • Skip Olsen – bass
  • Sammy Piazza – drums
  • Douglas Rauch– bass
  • Gregg Rolie– organ
  • Carlos Santana– guitar
  • Peter Sears– bass
  • Grace Slick– vocals
  • Tony Smith– drums
  • Bob Wilson – guitar
  • Los Angeles String Section – strings
  • Los Angeles Brass Section – brass
  • Roger Hamilton Spotts – arranger
  • Ken Hopkins – engineer, mixing engineer
  • Peter Granet – engineer
  • Bruce Steinberg – photography
  • Bill Thompson, Acy Lehman – design, concept

Track listing:

  1. The Janitor Drives a Cadillac – Joey Covington
  2. Louis Blues – W.C. Handy
  3. Papa John’s Down Home Blues – Papa John Creach, Roger Spotts
  4. Plunk a Little Funk – Papa John Creach
  5. Over the Rainbow – Harold Arlen, Y. Harburg
  6. String Jet Rock – Papa John Creach
  7. Danny Boy – traditional
  8. Human Spring – James Reese, Roger Spotts
  9. Soul Fever – Miles Grayson
  10. Every Time I Hear Her Name – Roger Spotts

In December 1965.

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In December 1965, “Transatlantic” label released “It Don’t Bother Me”, the second Bert Jansch album. It was recorded in April 1965, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Nathan Joseph.

Personnel:

  • Bert Jansch – guitar, steel-string guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Roy Harper – guitar, vocals
  • John Renbourn – guitar
  • Ray Prickett – engineer
  • Brian Shuel – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Bert Jansch, except where noted.

  1. Oh, My Babe
  2. Ring-A-Ding Bird
  3. Tinker’s Blues
  4. Anti Apartheid
  5. The Wheel
  6. A Man I’d Rather Be
  7. My Lover
  8. It Don’t Bother Me
  9. Harvest Your Thoughts of Love – John Renbourn
  10. Lucky Thirteen
  11. As the Day Grows Longer Now
  12. So Long (Been On the Road So Long) – Alex Campbell
  13. Want My Daddy Now
  14. 900 Miles – traditional

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Reprise” label released “Boomer’s Story”, the third Ry Cooder studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Amigo Studios” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Jim Dickinson and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – guitars, mandolin, bottleneck guitar, vocals
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Charles Lawing – clarinet
  • Jim Keltner, Roger Hawkins- drums
  • Sleepy John Estes- guitar, vocals
  • Gene Finney – harmonica
  • George Bohanon- horns
  • Milt Holland- percussion
  • Randy Newman- piano
  • Jim Dickinson- piano, bass, vocals
  • Dan Penn- vocals

Track listing:

  1. Boomer’s Story – traditional
  2. Cherry Ball Blues – Skip James
  3. Crow Black Chicken – Lawrence Wilson
  4. Ax Sweet Mama – Sleepy John Estes
  5. Maria Elena – Bob Russell, Lorenzo Barcelata
  6. The Dark End of the Street – Dan Penn, Chips Moman
  7. Rally ‘Round the Flag – George F. Root
  8. Comin’ in on a Wing and a Prayer – Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson
  9. President Kennedy – Sleepy John Estes
  10. Good Morning Mr. Railroad Man – traditional