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In February 1968.

In February 1968, “Atco” label released “The Beat Goes On”, the second Vanilla Fudge studio album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by John Linde and Shadow Morton.The album doesn’t contain ordinary songs forms, but sound collage featuring different elements: the voices of world leaders past and present, the band reciting excerpts of songs by The Beatles and Sonny Bono.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice- drums, vocals
  • Tim Bogert- bass, vocals
  • Vince Martell- guitar, vocals
  • Mark Stein- lead vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

Side One

  1. Sketch – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell, Mark Stein

Phase One

  1. Intro: The Beat Goes On – Sonny Bono
  2. Eighteenth Century: Variations on a Theme by Mozart: Divertimento No. 13 In F Major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  3. Nineteenth Century:/ Old Black Joe – Stephen Foster
  4. Twentieth Century
  • Don’t Fence Me In- Cole Porter
  • 12th Street Rag – Euday L. Bowman
  • In The Mood – Garland, Razaf
  • Hound Dog – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  1. The Beatles
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  • I Feel Fine – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  • Day Tripper – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  • She Loves You – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  • Hello Goodbye – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

Phase Two

  1. The Beat Goes On
  2. Beethoven: Fur Elise & Moonlight Sonata – Ludwig van Beethoven
  3. The Beat Goes On
  4. The Beat Goes On

Side Two

Phase Three

  1. Voices in Time: Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedyand Other Voices

Phase Four

  1. The Beat Goes On
  2. Merchant / The Game Is Over
  • Merchant – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell, Mark Stein
  • The Game Is Over – Bourtayre, Bouchety): Vinnie
  • Merchant
  • The Game Is Over
  • Merchant
  • The Game Is Over: Carmine
  • Merchant
  • The Game Is Over: Mark
  • Merchant
  1. The Beat Goes On

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Atco” label released “Rock & Roll”, the fifth Vanilla Fudge album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Adrian Barber.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice- drums, vocals
  • Tim Bogert- bass guitar, vocals
  • Vince Martell- guitar, vocals
  • Mark Stein- keyboards, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Need Love – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell, Mark Stein
  2. Lord in the Country – Mark Stein
  3. I Can’t Make It Alone – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  4. Street Walking Woman – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell, Mark Stein
  5. Church Bells of St. Martins – Mark Stein
  6. The Windmills of Your Mind – Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand
  7. If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody – Rudy Clark

In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Atco” label released the debut, self-titled Vanilla Fudge album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Shadow Morton.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice— drums, vocals
  • Tim Bogert— bass, vocals
  • Vince Martell— guitar, vocals
  • Mark Stein— lead vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Ticket to Ride – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield
  3. She’s Not There – Rod Argent
  4. Bang Bang – Sonny Bono
  5. Illusions of My Childhood, Pt. 1
  6. You Keep Me Hangin’ On – Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Eddie Holland
  7. Illusions of My Childhood, Pt. 2
  8. Take Me for a Little While – Trade Martin
  9. Illusions of My Childhood, Pt. 3
  10. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

On June 14, 1968.

On June 14, 1968, “Atco” label released “Renaissance”, the third Vanilla Fudge studio album. It was recorded in 1968 and was produced by Shadow Morton.

Personnel:

  • Mark Stein- lead vocals, keyboards
  • Carmine Appice- vocals, drums
  • Tim Bogert- vocals, bass guitar
  • Vince Martell- vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. The Sky Cried/When I Was a Boy – Mark Stein,Tim Bogert
  2. Thoughts – Vince Martell
  3. Paradise – Mark Stein,Carmine Appice
  4. That’s What Makes a Man – Mark Stein
  5. The Spell That Comes After – Essra Mohawk
  6. Faceless People – Carmine Appice
  7. Season of the Witch – Donovan Leitch

In February 1969.

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In February 1969, “ATCO” label released “Near the Beginning”, the fourth Vanilla Fudge album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell and Mark Stein.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice- drums, vocals
  • Tim Bogert- bass, vocals
  • Vince Martell- guitar, vocals
  • Mark Stein- lead vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Shotgun – Autry DeWalt
  2. Some Velvet Morning – Lee Hazlewood
  3. Where Is Happiness – Carmine Appice
  4. Break Song – Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Vince Martell, Mark Stein