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On July 1, 1997.

On July 1, 1997, “Savant” label released “The Opening Round”, subtitled “The Groove Masters Series Vol. 1”, the 43rd Houston Person album. It was recorded in February 1997, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • Houston Person– tenor saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco– Hammond B3 organ
  • Rodney Jones– guitar
  • Tracy Wormworth– electric bass
  • Bernard Purdie– drums

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Sucker – Johnny Griffin
  2. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green, Al Jackson Jr., Willie Mitchell
  3. Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  4. What’s Going On? – Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland
  5. When a Man Loves a Woman – Calvin Lewis, Andrew Wright
  6. Blue Spring – Rodney Jones
  7. Song for a Rainbow – Rodney Jones
  8. Shenandoah – traditional

 

On July 1, 1971.

On July 1, 1971, “Embryo Records” label released “Push Push”, the 56th Herbie Mann album. It was recorded in 1971 and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Mann – flute, saxophone
  • Cornell Dupree- guitar
  • David Spinozza- guitar
  • Gene Bianca – harp
  • Richard Tee- piano, electric piano, organ
  • Chuck Rainey – bass
  • Jerry Jemmott – bass
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Bernard Purdie – drums
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums
  • Ralph MacDonald- percussion

Track listing:

  1. Push Push – Herbie Mann
  2. What’s Going On – Renaldo Benson, Alfred Cleveland, Marvin Gaye
  3. Spirit in the Dark – Aretha Franklin
  4. Man’s Hope – traditional, arrangement by Herbie Mann, based on “Hatikvah”
  5. If – David Gates
  6. Never Can Say Goodbye – Clifton Davis
  7. What’d I Say – Ray Charles

 

 

In June 1980.

In June 1980, “Topic Records” label released “Penguin Eggs”, the fifth and the final Nic Jones album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Livingston Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Engle.

Personnel:

  • Nic Jones– vocals, guitar, fiddle, arrangements
  • Dave Burland– harmony vocals
  • Bridget Danby – recorder, harmony vocals
  • Tony Hall – melodeon
  • Nic Kinsey – engineering
  • Billy Kinsley – engineering

Track listing:

The detail after the title is the composer’s name or references from the three major numbering schemes for traditional folk songs, the “Roud Folk Song Index”, “Child Ballad Numbers”, and the “Laws Numbers”.

  1. Canadee – Roud 309
  2. The Drowned Lovers – Roud 91, Child 216
  3. The Humpback – Harry Robertson
  4. The Little Pot Stove – Harry Robertson
  5. Courting is a Pleasure – Roud 454
  6. Barrack Street – Roud 1902, Laws K42
  7. Planxty Davis
  8. The Flandyke Shore – Roud 2636
  9. Farewell to the Gold – Paul Metsers

In June 1973.

In June 1973, “Transatlantic” label released the self – titled, debut Gryphon album. It was recorded March – April 1973, and was produced by Lawrence Aston and Adam Skeaping.

Personnel:

  • Graeme Taylor– vocals, guitars, keyboards, recorder
  • Brian Gulland – vocals, bassoon, crumhorns, recorders, keyboards
  • Richard Harvey- recorders, crumhorns, keyboards, guitar, mandolin
  • Dave Oberlé– vocals, drums, percussion

 Track listing:

  1. Kemp’s Jig – unknown author, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  2. Sir Gavin Grimbold – traditional, arranged by Brian Gulland
  3. Touch and Go – Richard Harvey, Graeme Taylor
  4. Three Jolly Butchers – traditional, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  5. Pastime with Good Company – Henry VIII, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  6. The Unique Grave – traditional, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  7. Estampie – Graeme Taylor
  8. Crossing the Styles – Graeme Taylor
  9. The Astrologer – traditional, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  10. The Wrecks – unknown author, arranged by Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  11. Jumper Suite – Graeme Taylor, Brian Gulland, Richard Harvey, Dave Oberlé
  12. The Devil and the Farmer’s Wife – traditional, arranged by Brian Gulland

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Columbia” label released “Bird on a Wire”, the sixth Tim Hardin album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Ed Freeman and Bob Devere.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hardin – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Joe Zawinul– keyboards
  • Warren Bernhardt– keyboards
  • Sam T. Brown – guitar
  • Bill Chelf – keyboards
  • Ed Freeman – guitar, string and horn arrangements
  • Monte Dunn – guitar
  • Steve Haas – drums, percussion
  • Paul Hornsby– keyboards
  • Bill Keith– pedal steel guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Glen Moore– bass
  • Richard Bock – cello
  • George Ricci – cello
  • Margaret Ross – harp
  • Ralph MacDonald– drums, percussion
  • Natoga – drums, percussion
  • Alphonse Mouzon– drums, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone, background vocals
  • Canby Singers – background vocals
  • Robert Popwell– bass
  • Rob Rothstein– bass
  • Joe Rudd – guitar
  • Bill Stewart – drums, percussion
  • Gilles Malkine – guitar
  • Ralph Towner– guitar
  • Miroslav Vitouš– bass
  • Collin Walcott– vibraphone, background vocals
  • Jim Greene, Lacy O’Neal, Doug Pomeroy – engineer
  • Lous Schlossberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Hardin, except where noted.

  1. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  2. Moonshiner – traditional
  3. Southern Butterfly
  4. A Satisfied Mind – Joe Hayes, Jack Rhodes
  5. Soft Summer Breeze
  6. Hoboin’ – John Lee Hooker, Joe Josea
  7. Georgia on My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  8. Andre Johray
  9. If I Knew
  10. Love Hymn

 

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Music” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the fifth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, at “Morgan Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell– vocals
  • Elton John– organ, piano
  • Ron Wood– guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan, Tony Hazzard, Doris Troy, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Liza Strike – background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Ray Jackson– mandolin
  • Madelene Bell – tambourine
  • Ian Armitt – piano
  • Ricky Brown – bass guitar
  • Dave Glover – bass guitar
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Lesley Duncan – chorus caster
  • Jimi Horowitz – executive producer
  • Ed Thrasher– art director
  • Judith Sims – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning – Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “Fantasy” label released “Revolution Come…Revolution Go”, the eleventh Gov’t Mule studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Warren Haynes, Gordie Johnson and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Warren Haynes– vocals, guitar
  • Matt Abts– drums, percussion
  • Danny Louis – keyboards, rhythm guitar, horns, backing vocals
  • Jorgen Carlsson – bass
  • Jimmie Vaughan– guitar
  • Gordie Johnson– steel guitar
  • Rey Arteaga – percussion
  • Bobby Allende – congas
  • Sheree Smith – backing vocals
  • Angela Miller – backing vocals
  • Lauren Cervantez – backing vocals
  • Alecia Chakour – backing vocals
  • Jasmine Muhammad – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Haynes, except where noted.

  1. Stone Cold Rage – Warren Hayes, Danny Louis
  2. Drawn That Way
  3. Pressure Under Fire
  4. The Man I Want to Be – Warren Hayes, Matt Abbs, Danny Louis, Jorgen Carlsson
  5. Traveling Time
  6. Thorns of Life – Warren Hayes, Danny Louis, Jorgen Carlsson
  7. Dreams & Songs
  8. Sarah, Surrender
  9. Revolution Come, Revolution Go – Warren Hayes, Danny Louis, Jurgen Carlsson
  10. Burning Point
  11. Easy Times
  12. Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground – traditional, arranged by Warren Haynes

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In June 1967.

In June 1967, “Epic” label released “Side Trips”, the debut Kaleidoscope (US band) studio album. It was recorded 1966 – 1967, and was produced by Barry Friedman.

Personnel:

  • David Perry Lindley – banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, harp guitar, 7-string banjo
  • David Solomon Feldthouse – saz, bouzouki, resonator guitar, veena, goblet drum, dulcimer, fiddle, twelve-string guitar
  • Chris Darrow– bass, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, autoharp, harmonica, clarinet
  • Fenrus Epp – violin, viola, bass, piano, organ, harmonica
  • John Vidican – percussion
  • Mike Goldberg – production supervisor
  • Arnold Shaw – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Egyptian Gardens – Solomon Feldthouse
  2. If the Night – Chris Darrow
  3. Hesitation Blues – Charlie Poole
  4. Please – Solomon Feldthouse, Mark Freedman
  5. Keep Your Mind Open – Chris Darrow
  6. Pulsating Dream – Chris Darrow, Solomon Feldthouse, David Lindley
  7. Oh Death – Dock Boggs
  8. Come on In – traditional, arranged by David Lindley
  9. Why Try – David Lindley
  10. Minnie the Moocher – Cab Calloway, Clarence Gaskill, Irving Mills

In June 1956.

In June 1956, “Atlantic” label released “The Boss of the Blues”, the fourth Big Joe Turner album. It was recorded in 1956 and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun and Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Big Joe Turner– vocals
  • Walter Page– double bass
  • Lawrence Brown– trombone
  • Pete Brown– alto saxophone
  • Freddie Green– guitar
  • Pete Johnson– piano
  • Cliff Leeman– drums
  • Joe Newman– trumpet
  • Jimmy Nottingham– trumpet
  • Seldon Powell– tenor saxophone
  • Frank Wess– tenor saxophone
  • Ernie Wilkins– arrangements
  • Nesuhi Ertegun– supervision
  • Jerry Wexler– supervision
  • Len Frank – engineering
  • Whitney Balliett– liner notes
  • Bob Defrin – art direction, design
  • Marvin Israel – artwork
  • Curtice Taylor – hand coloring

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Johnson and Big Joe Turner, except where noted.

  1. Cherry Red
  2. Roll ‘Em Pete
  3. I Want a Little Girl – Murray Mencher, Billy Moll
  4. Low Down Dog – Big Joe Turner
  5. Wee Baby Blues
  6. You’re Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) – Walter Donaldson
  7. How Long Blues – traditional
  8. Morning Glories – traditional
  9. Louis Blues – W. C. Handy
  10. Piney Brown Blues

 

On May 24, 2005.

On May 24, 2005, “Hyena” label released “Birthright”, the 18th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Gigantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Vernon Reid. “Birthright” was voted the “Blues Album of the Year” in the “2005 Down Beat Readers’ Poll”.

Personnel:

  • James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar, flute

Track listing:

All tracks by James Blood Ulmer except where noted.

  1. Take My Music Back to the Church
  2. I Can’t Take It Anymore
  3. Where Did All the Girls Come From
  4. I Ain’t Superstitious – Willie Dixon
  5. White Man’s Jail
  6. High Yellow
  7. The Evil One
  8. Geechee Joe
  9. Love Dance Rag
  10. Sittin’ on Top of the World – traditional
  11. My Most Favorite Thing
  12. Devil’s Got to Burn