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In February 1963.

In February 1963, “United Artists” label released “Money Jungle”, Duke Ellington studio album. It was recorded in September 1962, at “Sound Makers Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Alan Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Duke Ellington – piano
  • Charles Mingus – double bass
  • Max Roach – drums

 Track listing:

All tracks by Duke Ellington, except where noted.

  1. Money Jungle
  2. Fleurette Africane (African Flower)
  3. Very Special
  4. Warm Valley
  5. Wig Wise
  6. Caravan – music by Juan Tizol and Duke Ellington, lyrics by Irving Mills
  7. Solitude – music by Duke Ellington, lyrics by Eddie DeLange and Irving Mills

In Februaru 1963.

In February 1963, “United Artists” label released “Matador”, the 16th Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in April 1962, at “Sound Makers” in New York City, and was produced by Alan Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Teddy Smith – bass
  • J.C. Moses – drums


Track listing:

  1. El Matador – Kenny Dorham
  2. Melanie Parts 1-3 – Jackie McLean
  3. Smile – Charlie Chaplin
  4. Beautiful Love – Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young
  5. Prelude – Heitor Villa-Lobos
  6. There Goes My Heart – Benny Davis, Abner Silver

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “United Artists” label released “Will the Circle be Unbroken”, the seventh Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (The) album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by William McEuen.

Pertsonnel:

  • Jimmy Martin – lead vocal, guitar 
  • John McEuen – banjo, mandolin
  • Randy Scruggs – autoharp, guitar, background vocals
  • Jim Ibbotson – guitar, drums, snare, background vocals
  • Roy Acuff – lead vocal
  • Merle Travis – lead and background vocals
  • Vassar Clements – fiddle
  • Les Thompson – mandolin, background vocals
  • Jimmie Fadden – harmonica
  • Roy “Junior” Huskey – bass 
  • Elis Padget – bass
  • Jeff Hanna – washboard, background vocals
  • Gary Scruggs, Ray Martin, Timmy Martin, Betty Travis, Fred Cross, Gloria Belle, Louise Scruggs, Steve Scruggs, Chet Flippo, Martha Flippo, Larry Murray, Mike Carr, Alice McEuen – background vocals
  • Mother Maybelle Carter – lead vocal, guitar 
  • Doc Watson – guitar, background vocals 
  • Pete “Oswald” Kirby – dobro
  • Norman Blake – dobro
  • Earl Scruggs – banjo 
  • Rex Collier, Rick Horton – recording
  • Dino Lappas – engineer
  • Garry Mullen – mixing
  • Arnie Acosta, Douglas Sax – mastering
  • William E. McEuen – art direction, design, photography
  • Kittyhawk Graphics – graphics
  • Dean O. Torrence – graphics, design
  • Jack Hurst liner notes
  • Chet Flippo – liner notes
  • Alice McEuen – producer assistant

Track listing:

  1. Grand Ole Opry Song – Hylo Brown
  2. Keep on the Sunny Side – A.P. Carter, Gary Garett
  3. Nashville Blues – Earl Scruggs
  4. You Are My Flower – A.P. Carter
  5. The Precious Jewel – Roy Acuff
  6. Dark as a Dungeon – Merle Travis
  7. Tennessee Stud – Jimmie Driftwood
  8. Black Mountain Rag – traditional
  9. Wreck on the Highway – Dorsey Dixon
  10. The End of the World – Fred Rose
  11. I Saw the Light – Hank Williams
  12. Sunny Side of the Mountain – Byron Gregory, Harry McAuliffe
  13. Nine-Pound Hammer – Merle Travis
  14. Losin’ You (Might Be the Best Thing Yet) – Edria A. Humphrey, Jimmy Martin
  15. Honky Tonkin’ – Hank Williams
  16. You Don’t Know My Mind – Jimmie Skinner
  17. My Walkin’ Shoes – Jimmy Martin, Paul Williams
  18. Lonesome Fiddle Blues – Vassar Clements
  19. Cannonball Rag – Merle Travis
  20. Avalanche – Millie Clements
  21. Flint Hill Special – Earl Scruggs
  22. Togary Mountain – Walter McEuen
  23. Earl’s Breakdown – Earl Scruggs
  24. Orange Blossom Special – Ervin T. Rouse
  25. Wabash Cannonball – A.P. Carter
  26. Lost Highway – Leon Payne
  27. Doc Watson & Merle Travis First Meeting (Dialogue)
  28. Way Downtown – traditional, Doc Watson
  29. Down Yonder – arr. Doc Watson
  30. Pins and Needles (In My Heart) – Floyd Jenkins
  31. Honky Tonk Blues – Hank Williams
  32. Sailin’ on to Hawaii – Beecher Kirby
  33. I’m Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes – A.P. Carter
  34. I am a Pilgrim – traditional
  35. Wildwood Flower – A.P. Carter
  36. Soldier’s Joy – John McEuen, Earl Scruggs
  37. Will the Circle Be Unbroken – A.P. Carter
  38. Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “United Artists” label released “On the Third Day”, the third Electric Light Orchestra studio album. It was recorded April – August 1973, at “De Lane Lea Studios” and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lynne – vocals, guitars
  • Richard Tandy – piano, Moog, clavinet, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Mike Edwards – cello
  • Mik Kaminski – violin 
  • Mike de Albuquerque – bass, backing vocals
  • Bev Bevan – drums, percussion
  • Wilf Gibson – violin
  • Colin Walker – cello
  • Marc Bolan – joint lead guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lynne, except where noted.

  1. Ocean Breakup / King of the Universe
  2. Bluebird is Dead
  3. Oh No Not Susan
  4. New World Rising / Ocean Breakup (reprise)
  5. Showdown
  6. Daybraker
  7. Ma-Ma-Ma Belle
  8. Dreaming of 4000
  9. In the Hall of the Mountain King – Edvard Grieg

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “United Artists” label released the self-titled, third Don McLean album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City and was produced by Ed Freeman.

Personnel:

  • Don McLean – guitar, vocals
  • Warren Bernhardt – piano
  • Dick Hyman – piano
  • Neil Larsen – piano
  • Ed Trickett – hammered dulcimer
  • Don Brooks – harmonica
  • Howard “Buzz” Feiten – guitar
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Bob Rothstein – bass, vocals
  • Russ Savakus – bass, violin, vocals
  • Chris Parker – drums
  • Ralph MacDonald – percussion, conga
  • George Ricci – cello
  • Ed Freeman – string arrangements
  • West Forty Fourth Street Rhythm and Noise Choir – chorus
  • Tom Flye, Dennis Ferrante, Ed Sprigg, Rod O’Brien – engineer
  • John Olson – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Don McLean, except where noted.

  1. Dreidel
  2. Bronco Bill’s Lament
  3. Oh, My What a Shame
  4. If We Try
  5. The More You Pay (The More It’s Worth)
  6. Narcisissima
  7. Falling Through Time
  8. On the Amazon – Vivian Ellis, Clifford Grey, Greatrex Newman
  9. Birthday Song
  10. The Pride Parade

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “United Artists” label released “Slow Motion”, the ninth Man album. It was recorded July – September 1974, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Anton Matthews, Micky Jones, Deke Leonard, Ken Whaley and Terry Williams.

Personnel:

  • Micky Jones – vocals, guitar
  • Deke Leonard – vocals, guitar
  • Ken Whaley – bass
  • Terry Williams – vocals, drums
  • Stuart Gordon – strings
  • Chris Mercer – saxophone
  • Robin Black, David Hamilton-Smith, David Charles, Anton Matthews – mixing
  • Rick Griffin – design
  • Michael Heatley – liner notes
  • David Charles – special assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Micky Jones, Deke Leonard, Ken Whaley and Terry Williams.

  1. Hard Way to Die
  2. Grasshopper
  3. Rock and Roll You Out
  4. You Don’t Like Us
  5. Bedtime Bone
  6. One More Chance
  7. Rainbow Eyes
  8. Day and Night

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “United Artists” label released “Please Don’t Ever Change”, the fifth Brinsley Schwarz album. It was recorded in July 1973, and was produced by Vic Maile, Brinsley Schwarz, Ian Gomm, Billy Rankin and Nick Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Brinsley Schwarz – vocals, guitar, alto saxophone, piano
  • Ian Gomm – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Andrews – vocals, piano, organ
  • Nick Lowe – vocals, bass guitar
  • Billy Rankin – drums
  • Kingsley Ward, Len Foster, Vic Maile – engineers
  • Waldo’s Design – sleeve

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe, except where noted.

  1. Hooked on Love – Ian Gomm
  2. Why Do We Hurt the One We Love
  3. I Worry (‘Bout You Baby)
  4. Don’t Ever Change – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  5. Home in My Hand – Ronnie Self
  6. Play That Fast Thing (One More Time)
  7. I Won’t Make It Without You
  8. Down in Mexico
  9. Speedoo – Esther Navarro
  10. The Version (Hypocrite) – Leroy Sibbles

In September 1973.

In September 1973, “United Artists” label released “Back into the Future”, the seventh Man album. It was recorded May – July 1973, at “Rockfield Studios”, “Chipping Norton Recording Studios”, “Olympic Studios”, in June 1973 recorded live at the “Roundhouse” in London, and was produced by Vic Maile, Michael “Micky” Jines, Phil Ryan, Will Youatt and Terry Williams.

Personnel:

  • Michael “Micky” Jones – vocals, guitar
  • Alan “Tweke” Lewis – guitar
  • Phil Ryan – vocals, keyboards
  • Will Youatt – vocals, bass
  • Terry Williams – vocals, drums
  • Anthony Matthews – engineer
  • Pierre Tubbs – art direction, inside photography
  • Ruan O’Laughran – front photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Jones, Phil Ryan and Terry Williams, except where noted.

  1. A Night in Dad’s Bag
  2. Just for You
  3. Back into the Future
  4. Don’t Go Away
  5. Ain’t That Fight
  6. Never Say Nups to Nepalese
  7. Sospan Fach – traditional arranged by Gwalia Male Choir
  8. C’opn – Clive John, Michael Jones, Phil Ryan, Terry Williams
  9. Jam Up Jelly Tight / Oh No Not Again (Spunk Rock ’73) – Michael Jones, Phil Ryan, Terry Williams

On November 18, 1976.

On November 18, 1976, “United Artists” label released “Act Like Nothing’s Wrong”, the seventh Al Kooper studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, “Record Plant” in Sausalito, CA, “TK Studios” in Hialeah, FL, “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, TN, “Sound Ideas Studios” in New York City, “Studio One” in Doraville, GA, and was produced by Al Kooper, and John Simon.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, clavinet, arranger, horn arrangements, engineer
  • Bobby Wood – organ, piano, electric piano
  • Joe Walsh – slide guitar
  • Reggie Young – vocals, guitar
  • Robert Ferguson – drums, vocals
  • Dominic Frontiere – horn arrangements
  • Steve Gibson – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Willie “Little Beaver” Hale – guitar
  • Hilda Harris – backing vocals
  • Marvin Stamm – trumpet
  • Tower of Power – horns
  • Ron Bogdon – bass
  • J. R. Cobb – bass
  • George “Chocolate” Perry – bass
  • Mike Leech – bass
  • Harry Lookofsky – violin
  • Wendy Waldman – backing vocals
  • Ron Hicklin Singers – backing vocals
  • Tubby Zeigler – drums
  • Larrie Londin – drums
  • Gary Coleman – percussion, bongos, conga
  • John Simon – arranger
  • Steve Alaimo – engineer
  • Bob Edwards – engineer
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineer
  • John Henning – engineer
  • Bruce Hensal – engineer
  • Linda Hoxit – engineer
  • Denis King – engineer
  • Kelly Kotera – engineer
  • Bobby Langford – engineer
  • Tim Sadler – engineer
  • Rick Sanchez – engineer
  • Rick Smith – engineer
  • Steve Smith – engineer
  • Alan Robinson – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Kooper; except where noted.

  1. Is We on the Downbeat
  2. This Diamond Ring – Al Kooper, Bob Brass, Irwin Levine
  3. She Don’t Ever Lose Her Groove – Willie Hale
  4. I Forgot to Be Your Lover – Booker T. Jones, William Bell
  5. Missing You
  6. Out of Left Field – Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham
  7. (Please Not) One More Time
  8. In My Own Sweet Way
  9. Turn My Head Towards Home – Al Kooper, John Simon
  10. A Visit to the Rainbow Bar and Grill
  11. Hollywood Vampire

In August 1962.

In August 1962, “United Artists” label released “Undercurrent”, an album by Bill Evans and Jim Hall. It was recorded April – May 1962, at “Sound Makers” in New York City, and was produced by Alan Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans– piano
  • Jim Hall– guitar

Track listing:

  1. My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  2. I Hear a Rhapsody – Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre
  3. Dream Gypsy – Judith Veevers
  4. Romain – Jim Hall
  5. Skating in Central Park – John Lewis
  6. Darn That Dream – Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen