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In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Columbia” label released “New York City (You’re a Woman)”, the fourth Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – piano, organ, guitars, mellotron, harmonium, vocals
  • Paul Humphries– drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter– percussion
  • Lou Shelton– guitar
  • Terry Kath– guitar solo
  • Carol Kaye, Herbie Flowers– electric bass
  • Bobby West – acoustic andelectric bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Rita Coolidge, Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Donna Weiss, Julia Tillman Waters, Edna Wright, Maxine Willard Waters, Lorna Willard, Edna Woods, Claudia Lennear, Dorothy Morrison, Robbie Montgomery, Jessie Smith, Robert John, Michael Gately and Jay Siegel – backing vocals
  • Doug Pomeroy, Frank Laico, Ken Scott, Mark Friedman, Sy Mitchell – engineers
  • Richard Avedon– cover photography
  • John Berg – design

Track listing:

  1. New York City (You’re a Woman) – Al Kooper
  2. John the Baptist (Holy John) – Al Kooper, Phyllis Major
  3. Can You Hear It Now (500 Miles) – traditional, arr. by Al Kooper
  4. The Ballad of the Hard Rock Kid – Al Kooper
  5. Going Quietly Mad – Al Kooper
  6. Medley
  • Oo Wee Baby, I Love You – Richard Parker
  • Love Is A Man’s Best Friend – Irwin Levine, Kooper
  1. Back on My Feet – Al Kooper
  2. Come Down in Time – Bernie Taupin, Elton John
  3. Dearest Darling – Bo Diddley
  4. Nightmare #5 – Al Kooper
  5. The Warning (Someone’s on the Cross Again) – Al Kooper, Phyllis Major
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In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Capricorn” label released “Playin’ Up a Storm”, the third Gregg Allman Band studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman– vocals, organ, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Willie Weeks– bass, Fender Rhodes
  • Steve Beckmeier – guitar
  • Ricky Hirsch – guitar, slide guitar
  • John Leslie Hug – guitar
  • Neil Larsen – synthesizer, piano, keyboards, Fender Rhodes, horn arrangements
  • Bill Stewart – drums
  • David Luell – horn, saxophone
  • Steve Madaio – horn
  • Pat Rizzo – horn
  • Sherlie Matthews– background vocals
  • Bill Payne– synthesizer, keyboards
  • Fred Beckmeier – bass
  • Red Callender– bass
  • John– keyboards
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Venetta Fields– background vocals
  • Clydie King– background vocals
  • Milt Holland– percussion

Track listing:

  1. Come and Go Blues – Gregg Allman
  2. Let This Be a Lesson to Ya – Gregg Allman, Malcolm Rebennack
  3. Brightest Smile in Town – Ray Charles, Barry De Vorzon, Bob Sherman
  4. Bring It on Back – Gregg Allman
  5. Cryin’ Shame – Malcolm Beckmeier, Steve Berlin
  6. Sweet Feelin’ – Clarence Carter, Marcus Daniel, Rick Hall, Candi Staton
  7. It Ain’t No Use – Bernie Baum, Bill Giant, Florence Kaye
  8. Matthew’s Arrival – Neil Larsen
  9. One More Try – Gregg Allman

 

In May 1976.

In May 1976, “Capitol” label released “Nine on a Ten Scale”, the first Sammy Hagar solo album. It was recorded in 1976, at “The Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by John Carter.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Scott Quick – guitars
  • John Blakely – guitars
  • Alan Fitzgerald– keyboards
  • Joe Crane – keyboards
  • Stan – keyboards
  • Wizard – keyboards
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Jim Hodder– drums
  • Jerry Shirley– drums
  • Dallas Taylor– drums
  • Venetta Fields– backing vocals
  • MaxaynLewis – backing vocals
  • Sherlie Matthews– backing vocals
  • Bob Welch– backing vocals
  • Greg Adams– horns
  • Emilio Castillo– horns
  • Mic Gillette– horns
  • Steve Kupka– horns
  • Lenny Pickett– horns
  • Rich E.– engineer
  • Tom Flye– engineer
  • John Henning – engineer
  • Gary Kellgren– engineer
  • Cris Morris– engineer
  • Deke Richards– engineer
  • Jimmy Robinson– engineer
  • John Stronack– engineer
  • Roy Kohara– original art direction
  • David Alexander – photography

Track listing:

  1. Keep On Rockin – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  2. Urban Guerilla – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  3. Flamingos Fly – Van Morrison
  4. China – Bob Welch
  5. Silver Lights – Sammy Hagar
  6. All American – Sammy Hagar
  7. Confession (Please Come Back) – Ronald Nagle
  8. Young Girl Blues – Donovan
  9. Rock ‘N’ Roll Romeo – John Carter, Sammy Hagar

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

 

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