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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Columbia” label released “Middle Man”, the ninth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Bill Schnee.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitars, vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Carlos Santana- guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Don Grolnick- piano, keyboards
  • Joe Vitale- drums
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards, clavinet
  • David Hungate- bass
  • Steve Lukather- guitars
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • David Paich- organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Ray Parker, Jr.- guitars
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Adrian Tapia – saxophone
  • Bill Thedford – background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
  • Oren Waters- background vocals
  • Paulette Brown – background vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- background vocals
  • Chuck “Fingers” Irwin – background vocals
  • David Lasley- background vocals
  • Bill Champlin- background vocals
  • Charlotte Crossley – background vocals
  • Venetta Fields- background vocals
  • Sharon Redd- background vocals
  • Larry Fast, Michael Boddicker, Steve Porcaro- synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by David Foster and Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Jojo – David Foster, David Lasley, Boz Scaggs
  2. Breakdown Dead Ahead
  3. Simone
  4. You Can Have Me Anytime
  5. Middle Man
  6. Do Like You Do in New York – Boz Scaggs
  7. Angel You
  8. Isn’t It Time – Boz Scaggs
  9. You Got Some Imagination – Steve Lukather, Scaggs, Bill Schnee

 

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In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Cube” label released “Jamaica Say You Will”, the fifth Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “The Village Recorders” in Los Angeles and was produced by Jim Price.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals
  • Ben Benay, Dan Sawyer, Daniel Moore, Henry McCullough, Cornell Dupree- guitar
  • Chuck Rainey, Chris Stewart, Dave McDaniel – bass
  • Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Jim Karstein, Joe Correro – drums
  • Don Poncher – percussion
  • Jim Price, Jean Alain Roussel, Nicky Hopkins, Richard Tee- keyboards
  • Ben Benay – harmonica
  • Sherlie Matthews, Cynthia Barclay, Carol Stallings, Jim Price, Matthew Moore, Daniel Moore, Buzz Clifford, Joanne Bell, Clydie King, Venetta Fields- backing vocals
  • Jim Horn, Trevor Lawrence, Bobby Keys- saxophone
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Peggy Sandvig – orchestration
  • Sid Sharp – strings
  • Arranged by Jim Price, Richard tee
  • Additional orchestration by Peggy Sandvig
  • Additional choral arranging by Daniel Moore
  • Engineered by Zak Zenor, Rob Fraboni, Rob Fraboni and Joe Tuzen
  • Mastered by Allen Zentz

Track listing:

  1. (That’s What I Like) In My Woman – Matthew Moore
  2. Where Am I Now – Jesse Ed Davis
  3. I Think It’s Going to Rain Today – Randy Newman
  4. Forgive Me Now – Matthew Moore
  5. Oh Mama – Jim Price
  6. Lucinda – Randy Newman
  7. If I Love You – Daniel Moore
  8. Jamaica, Say You Will – Jackson Browne
  9. It’s All Over But the Shoutin’ – Joe Hinton, Johnny Bristol
  10. Jack-A-Diamonds – Daniel Moore

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys”, the seventh Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, guitar, banjo, piano, harmonica
  • Doug Dillard– banjo
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Kevin Burke– fiddle
  • Ry Cooder– guitar
  • Buddy Collette– clarinet
  • Ed Shaughnessy– drums, tabla
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Stan Free– piano, harpsichord
  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitar
  • Gene Parsons– drums
  • Clydie King– background vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Grady Martin– guitar
  • Buddy Alan – guitar
  • Bob Arkin – bass
  • George Bohanon– horn
  • Jerry Brightman– steel guitar
  • Donald Christlieb – woodwind
  • Gene Coe – horn
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion
  • Barry Feldman – Executive Producer
  • Venetta Fields– background vocals
  • Gib Guilbeau – fiddle
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • William Green – oboe
  • Richard Hayward– drums
  • Richard Hyde– trombone
  • Thad Maxwell – bass
  • Gene Merlino – background vocals
  • Bob Morris – guitar
  • John Pilla – guitar
  • Thurl Ravenscroft– background vocals
  • Don Rich – fiddle, guitar
  • Jim Shaw – organ, piano
  • Doyle Curtsinger – bass, mandolin
  • Jessica Smith – vocals
  • Robert Tebow – background vocals
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • Ernie Watts– flute
  • Jerry Wiggins – drums
  • Dick Hyde – horn
  • Jesse Smith – background vocals
  • Jim Gordon– piano
  • Leland Sklar– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie; except where noted

  1. Farrell O’Gara – traditional
  2. Gypsy Davy – traditional, Woody Guthrie
  3. This Troubled Mind of Mine – Ernest Tubb, Johnny Tyler
  4. Week on the Rag
  5. Miss the Mississippi and You – Bill Halley
  6. Lovesick Blues – Irving Mills, Cliff Friend
  7. Uncle Jeff
  8. Gates of Eden – Bob Dylan
  9. Last Train
  10. Cowboy Song
  11. Sailor’s Bonnett – traditional
  12. Cooper’s Lament
  13. Ramblin’ ‘Round – Woody Guthrie

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “A&M” label released “Eat It”, the seventh Humble Pie album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Clear Sounds” (Steve’s Marriott home studio) inEssex, and
“Green’s Playhouse” in Glasgow, and was produced by Steve Marriott.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitars, harmonica, keyboards, remixing, vocals
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitars, backing vocals
  • Greg Ridley- bass, backing vocals
  • Jerry Shirley– Drums
  • The Blackberries:Billie Barnum, Clydie King, Venetta Fields– vocals
  • J. Cole- pedal steel guitar
  • Sidney George – saxophone
  • Chris & Irish – engineer
  • Fin Costello – inside photo, photography
  • Michael Doud – art direction
  • John Kosh – cover design, preparation
  • Jim McCrary – photography

Track listing:

  1. Get Down to It – Steve Marriott
  2. Good Booze and Bad Women – Steve Marriott
  3. Is It for Love? – Steve Marriott
  4. Drugstore Cowboy – Steve Marriott
  5. Black Coffee – Ike Turner,Tina Turner
  6. I Believe to My Soul – Ray Charles
  7. Shut up and Don’t Interrupt Me – Johnny Bristol,Edwin Starr
  8. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Roosevelt Jamison
  9. Say No More – Steve Marriott
  10. Oh, Bella (All That’s Hers) – Steve Marriott
  11. Summer Song – Steve Marriott
  12. Beckton Dumps – Steve Marriott
  13. Up Our Sleeve – music by Steve Marriott, Dave ”Clem” Clempson, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley, lyrics by Steve Marriott
  14. Honky Tonk Women – Keith Richards,Mick Jagger
  15. (I’m A) Road Runner – Eddie Holland,Lamont Dozier,Brian Holland

In April 1972.

In April 1972, “Columbia” label released “A Possible Projection of the Future / Childhood’s End”, the fifth Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper: acousticand electric pianos, organ, guitars, ARP, VCS3 and Moog synthesizers, Mellotron, tambourine, sitar, vocals
  • Harvey Brooks: electric bass
  • Herbie Flowers: electric bass
  • Barry Morgan: drums
  • Alan Parker: acoustic guitar
  • Claudia Lennear, Linda Lewis, Michael Gately, Robert John: backing vocals
  • Bobby West: electric bass
  • Paul Humphrey: drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter: percussion
  • Clydie King, Venetta Fields, Oma Drake, Edna Wright: backing vocals
  • John Punter- spoken introduction, engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Kooper; except where noted

  1. A Possible Projection of the Future
  2. The Man in Me – Bob Dylan
  3. Fly On
  4. Please Tell Me Why – Guilly Bright, Jimmy Cliff
  5. The Monkey Time – Curtis Mayfield
  6. Let Your Love Shine
  7. Swept for You Baby – Smokey Robinson
  8. Bended Knees (Please Don’t Leave Me Now)
  9. Love Trap
  10. Childhood’s End

In March 1972.

In March 1972, “Columbia” label released “D&B Together”, the sixth Delaney & Bonnie and Friends album. It was recorded 1969-1971, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett.

Personnel:

  • Delaney Bramlett- guitar, vocals
  • Bonnie Bramlett- vocals
  • Eric Clapton- guitar, vocals
  • Leon Russell- piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Duane Allman- guitar, vocals
  • Dave Mason- guitar, vocals
  • Carl Radle- bass, vocals
  • John Hartford- banjo, vocals
  • Steve Cropper- guitar, vocals
  • Jim Gordon- drums, vocals
  • Red Rhodes- steel guitar, vocals
  • Jaimoe- drums, vocals
  • Billy Preston- keyboards, piano, vocals
  • Charlie Freeman- guitar, vocals
  • Kenny Gradney- bass, vocals
  • Bobby Whitlock- keyboards, vocals
  • Bobby Keys- saxophone, vocals
  • James Jamerson- bass, vocals
  • Jerry Jumonville- saxophone, vocals
  • King Curtis- saxophone, vocals
  • Larry Knechtel- bass, vocals
  • Darrell Leonard- trumpet, vocals
  • Jim Price- horns, vocals
  • Chuck Rainey- bass, vocals
  • Larry Savoie- trombone, vocals
  • Rita Coolidge- vocals
  • Tina Turner- vocals
  • Venetta Fields- vocals
  • Merry Clayton- vocals
  • Eddie Kendricks- vocals
  • Sam Clayton- vocals
  • Joe Hicks- vocals
  • Patrice Holloway- vocals
  • Tex Johnson- vocals
  • Clydie King- vocals
  • Sherlie Matthews- vocals
  • Gordon De Witty- vocals
  • Jay York- vocals
  • Recording Engineer: Tom Dowd, James Greene
  • Art Direction: Howard Fritzson
  • Photography: David Gahr, Beverly Parker, Sandy Speiser

Track listing:

  1. Only You Know and I Know – Dave Mason
  2. Wade in the River of Jordan – traditional, arr. Delaney Bramlett
  3. Sound of the City – Delaney Bramlett, Joe Hicks
  4. Well, Well – Delaney Bramlett
  5. I Know How It Feels to Be Lonely- Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Ware
  6. Comin’ Home – Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  7. Move ‘Em Out – Steve Cropper, Bettye Crutcher
  8. Big Change Comin – Delaney Bramlett
  9. A Good Thing (I’m on Fire) – Delaney Bramlett, Gordon DeWitty
  10. Groupie (Superstar) – Delaney Bramlett, Leon Russell
  11. I Know Something Good About You – Delaney Bramlett, Joe Hicks
  12. Country Life – Delaney Bramlett, Bobby Whitlock

In February 1974.

thunder-box

In February 1974, “A&M” label released “Thunderbox”, the seventh Humble Pie album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Olics Sound”, and was produced by Steve Marriott.

Personnel:

  • Steve Marriott- guitar, harmonica, keyboards, vocals
  • Greg Ridley- bass, vocals
  • Jerry Shirley- drums, piano, backing vocals
  • Dave “Clem” Clempson- guitar, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Mel Collins– horns
  • The Blackberries :
    • Carlena Williams –vocals
    • Venetta Fields– vocals
    • Billie Barnum – vocals
  • Hipgnosis- album sleeve design
  • Editing : Alan O’Duffy

Track listing:

  1. Thunderbox – Steve Marriott, Dave “Clem” Clempson
  2. Groovin’ with Jesus – Gene Barge, Bennie Swartz
  3. I Can’t Stand the Rain – Ann Peebles, Don Bryant, Bernard Miller
  4. Anna (Go to Him) – Arthur Alexander
  5. No Way – Steve Marriott, Greg Ridley
  6. Rally with Ali – Steve Marriott, Dave “Clem” Clempson, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley
  7. Don’t Worry, be Happy – Steve Marriott, Dave “Clem” Clempson, Greg Ridley, Jerry Shirley
  8. Ninety-Nine Pounds – Don Bryant
  9. Every Single Day – Dave “Clem” Clempson
  10. No Money Down – Chuck Berry
  11. Drift Away – Mentor Williams
  12. Oh La-De-Da – Phillip Mitchell