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In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “Aereo-Plain”, the eight John Hartford studio album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by David Bromberg.

Personnel:

  • John Hartford– banjo, guitar, violin, vocals
  • Norman Blake– guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Vassar Clements– violin, cello, viola, vocals
  • Tut Taylor– dobro, vocals
  • Randy Scruggs– electric bass, vocals
  • Warren Dewey, Claude Hill – engineer
  • Toby Mountain – mixing
  • Peter Amft – photography
  • Sam Bush– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by John Hartford; except where noted.

  1. Turn Your Radio On – Albert E. Brumley
  2. Steamboat Whistle Blues
  3. Back in the Goodle Days
  4. Up on the Hill Where They Do the Boogie
  5. Boogie
  6. First Girl I Loved
  7. Presbyterian Guitar
  8. With a Vamp in the Middle
  9. Symphony Hall Rag
  10. Because of You
  11. Steam Powered Aereo Plane
  12. Holding
  13. Tear Down The Grand Ole Opry – John Hartford, Robert Taylor
  14. Leather Britches – traditional
  15. Station Break
  16. Turn Your Radio On

 

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In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Round Records” label released “Compliments” (known as Garcia), the second Jerry Garcia solo album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by John Kahn.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals, classical guitar
  • Arthur Adams – guitar
  • Michael Omartian- piano, tack piano, Fender Rhodes
  • John Kahn – bass, horn arrangement, string arrangement
  • Ron Tutt – drums
  • Merl Saunders- organ
  • Larry Carlton– guitar
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion
  • Melvin Moore – trumpet
  • Gene Connors – trombone, horn arrangement
  • Jackie Kelso – saxophones
  • Amos Garrett– trombone
  • Joel Tepp- clarinet
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Merry Clayton- background vocals
  • Maria Muldaur, Clydie King, Patty- background vocals
  • Geoff Muldaur– clarinet
  • Ben Benay – rhythm guitar
  • Tom Rose – clarinet
  • John Rotella – e flat clarinet
  • Willie Green – b flat clarinet
  • Gary Ray – b flat clarinet
  • Julian Sheer – bass clarinet
  • Sid Page– violin
  • Carl Pedersen – violin
  • Nathan Rubin – violin
  • Emily van Valkenburg – violin
  • Miriam Dye – viola
  • Nancy Ellis – viola
  • Terry Adams – cello
  • Judiyaba – cello
  • Arnie Egilsson, Ray Siegal – string bass
  • Sid Sharp – contractor
  • David Nichtern – guitar
  • David Grisman- mandolin
  • Vassar Clements– violin
  • Engineer – Ron Malo
  • Production assistants – Richard Loren, Joshua Blardo
  • Equipment – Ramrod, Steve Parrish
  • Cover art – Victor Moscoso

Track listing:

  1. Let It Rock – Chuck Berry
  2. When The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game – Smokey Robinson
  3. That’s What Love Will Make You Do – Henderson Thigpen, James Banks, Eddy Marion
  4. Russian Lullaby – Irving Berlin
  5. Turn On The Bright Lights – Albert Washington
  6. He Ain’t Give You None – Van Morrison
  7. What Goes Around – Mac Rebbenack
  8. Let’s Spend The Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  9. Mississippi Moon – Peter Rowan
  10. Midnight Town – Robert Hunter, John Kahn

 

On October 15, 1973.

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On October 15, 1973, “Grateful Dead” label released “Wake of the Flood”, the sixth Grateful Dead studio album. It was recorded August 4–15, 1973, and was produced by Grateful Dead.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia– guitar, pedal steel guitar, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux– vocals
  • Keith Godchaux– keyboards, vocals
  • Phil Lesh– bass guitar
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums
  • Bob Weir– guitar, vocals
  • Bill Atwood– trumpet
  • Vassar Clements– violin
  • Joe Ellis – trumpet
  • Martín Fierro– saxophone (alto, tenor)
  • Sarah Fulcher – vocals
  • Matthew Kelly– harmonica
  • Frank Morin – saxophone (tenor)
  • Pat O’Hara – trombone
  • Doug Sahm– bajo sexto
  • Benny Velarde –timbales

Track listing:

All tracks by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter,except where noted.

  1. Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo
  2. Let Me Sing Your Blues Away – Keith Godchaux, Robert Hunter
  3. Row Jimmy
  4. Stella Blue
  5. Here Comes Sunshine
  6. Eyes of the World
  7. Weather Report Suite
  • Prelude – Bob Weir
  • Part I – Eric Andersen, Bob Weir
  • Part II (Let It Grow) – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir