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In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Nimbus 9” label released “Artificial Paradise”, the eleventh Guess Who studio album. It was recorded in 1972 at “RCA’s Music Center of the World” in Hollywood,  and was produced by Jack Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Burton Cummings- lead vocals, keyboards, flute
  • Kurt Winter- lead guitar
  • Donnie McDougall – rhythm guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Bill Wallace- bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Garry Peterson- drums
  • Stanley Winistock – fiddle
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Ralph Chapman – liner notes
  • Brian Christian – engineer
  • Pacific Eye & Ear – concept
  • Marty Slick – liner notes
  • Dennis Smith – technician
  • Lorrie Sullivan – photography
  • Ron Thompson – writer

Track listing:

  1. Bye Bye Babe – Kurt Winter, Bill Wallace
  2. Samantha’s Living Room – Donnie McDougall
  3. Rock and Roller Steam – Kurt Winter, Bill Wallace
  4. Follow Your Daughter Home – Burton Cummings, Kurt Winter, Donnie McDougall, Bill Wallace, Garry Peterson, Stanley Winistock
  5. Those Show Biz Shoes – Burton Cummings
  6. All Hashed Out – Bill Wallace, Kurt Winter, Burton Cummings
  7. Orly – Burton Cummings
  8. Lost and Found Town – Donnie McDougall
  9. Hamba Gahle-Usalang Gahle – Burton Cummings, Kurt Winter, Bill Wallace
  10. The Watcher – Bill Wallace, Burton Cummings

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Arista” label released “Radio Ethiopia”, the second Patti Smith Group studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jack Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar, design
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, bass, vocals, mixing
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, percussion, mixing, consultant
  • Ivan Kral– bass, guitar
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards, synthesizer, piano
  • Bob Irwin – mastering
  • Brian Sperber – engineering
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Jay Messina – mixing, engineer
  • Lynn Goldsmith– photography
  • Nancy Greenberg – design
  • Rod O’Brien, Sam Ginsberg – assistant engineer
  • Vic Anesini – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Ask the Angels – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  2. Ain’t It Strange – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  3. Poppies – Patti Smith, Richard Sohl
  4. Pissing in a River – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  5. Pumping (My Heart) – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral, Jay Dee Daugherty
  6. Distant Fingers – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier
  7. Radio Ethiopia – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  8. Abyssinia – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Richard Sohl

 

In October 1969.

In October 1969, “Ode” label released “Clear”, the third Spirit album. It was recorded February – August 1969, and was produced by Lou Adler.

Personnel:

  • Jay Ferguson– lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Randy California– guitars, backing and lead vocals
  • John Locke– keyboards
  • Mark Andes– bass, backing vocals
  • Ed Cassidy– drums, percussion
  • Vic Anesini – mastering, mixing
  • Stachowaik, Steiner, Weinbang – engineer
  • Adam Block – project director
  • Jeff Smith, Tom Wilkes – design
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Dark Eyed Woman – Randy California, Jay Ferguson
  2. Apple Orchard – Mark Andes, Randy California, Ed Cassidy
  3. So Little Time to Fly – Randy California, John Locke
  4. Ground Hog – Jay Ferguson
  5. Cold Wind – Jay Ferguson
  6. Policeman’s Ball- Jay Ferguson
  7. Ice – John Locke
  8. Give a Life, Take a Life – Adler, Randy California
  9. I’m Truckin’ – John Locke
  10. Clear – Randy California, Jay Ferguson
  11. Caught – John Locke
  12. New Dope in Town – Mark Andes, Randy California, Jack Cassidy, Jay Ferguson, John Locke

In September 1967.

In September 1967, “Bang” label released “Blowin’ Your Mind!, the debut Van Morrison studio album.  It was recorded in March 1967, and was produced by Bert Berns. “Rolling Stone” magazine included it in its list of the “40 Essential Albums of 1967”.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – guitar, vocals
  • Eric Gale– bass
  • Gary Chester– drums
  • Al Gorgoniand Hugh McCracken – guitars
  • Paul Griffin- piano
  • Garry Sherman – conductor, organ, actual arranger, musical supervisor
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Brooks Arthur – engineer
  • Bert Berns– arranger, director, liner notes
  • Adam Block – project director
  • Garry Sherman – music supervisor

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Brown Eyed Girl
  2. He Ain’t Give You None
  3. B. Sheets
  4. Spanish Rose
  5. Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye) – Wes Farrell, Bert Russell
  6. Ro Ro Rosey
  7. Who Drove the Red Sports Car?
  8. Midnight Special – traditional

In June 1987.

In June 1988, “Arista” label released “Dream of Life”, the fifth Patti Smith studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Fred Smith and Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals
  • Fred “Sonic” Smith– guitar
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, keyboards, consultant
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards
  • Andi Ostrowe – backing vocals
  • Bill-Dog Dooley – assistant engineer
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Brian Sperber – engineering
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion
  • Dave McNair – assistant engineer
  • Gary Rasmussen – bass
  • Hearn Gadbois – percussion
  • Jay Healey – engineering
  • Jesse Levy – cello
  • Jim Michewicz – engineering
  • Kasim Sulton– bass
  • Kevin Killen – engineering
  • Malcolm West – bass
  • Marc DeSisto – assistant engineer
  • Margaret Ross – harp
  • Maude Gilman – design
  • Richard Travali – assistant engineer
  • Rob Jacobs – assistant engineer
  • Robert DeLaGarza – assistant engineer
  • Robert Mapplethorpe– photography
  • Robin Nash – backing vocals
  • Roger Talkov – assistant engineer
  • Sammy Figueroa– percussion
  • Scott Litt– associate producer, mixing, assistant producer
  • Shelly Yakus– mixing
  • Thom Panunzio– engineering
  • Vic Anesini – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Patti Smith and Fred “Sonic” Smith.

  1. People Have the Power
  2. Going Under
  3. Up There Down There
  4. Paths That Cross
  5. Dream of Life
  6. Where Duty Calls
  7. Looking for You (I Was)
  8. The Jackson Song

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Epic” label released “Shock Treatment”, the fourth Edgar Winter studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Rick Derringer.

Personnel:

  • Rick Derringer- producer, bass, guitar, electric sitar, vocals
  • Dan Hartman- guitar, bass, percussion, autoharp, vocals
  • Chuck Ruff- drums
  • Edgar Winter bass, clavinet,  mellotron,  organ,  piano,  synthesizer, vibraphone, saxophone, vocals
  • Teresa Alfieri – design
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Jimmy Iovine- assistant engineer
  • Bill King – photography
  • Lou Schlossberg – assistant engineer
  • Shelly Yakus- engineer
  • Lehman Yates – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Some Kinda Animal – Dan Hartman
  2. Easy Street – Dan Hartman
  3. Sundown – Dan Hartman
  4. Miracle of Love – Edgar Winter, Dan Hartman
  5. Do Like Me – Edgar Winter
  6. Rock & Roll Woman – Dan Hartman
  7. Someone Take My Heart Away – Edgar Winter
  8. Queen of My Dreams – Dan Hartman
  9. Maybe Some Day You’ll Call My Name – Dan Hartman
  10. River’s Risin’ – Dan Hartman
  11. Animal – Edgar Winter

On August 10, 1981.

Bob_Dylan_-_Shot_of_Love

On August 10, 1981, “Columbia” label released “Shot of Love”, the twenty-first Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded March – May 1981, and was produced by Chuck Plotkin, Bob Dylan and Bumps Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – guitar,  harmonica,  percussion,  piano,  keyboards, vocals,
  • Carolyn Dennis– vocals, background vocals
  • Steve Douglas– saxophone
  • Tim Drummond– bass guitar
  • Madelyn Quebec – vocals, background vocals
  • Steve Ripley– guitar
  • William D. “Smitty” Smith– organ
  • Ringo Starr– drums, tom-tom
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Clydie King– vocals, background vocals
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar– guitar, electric guitar
  • Regina McCrory – vocals, background vocals
  • Carl Pickhardt – piano
  • Fred Tackett– guitar
  • Benmont Tench– keyboards
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar
  • Monalisa Young – vocal
  • Vic Anesini – Compact Disc mastering
  • Dana Bisbee – assistant engineering
  • Ken Perry – original LP mastering
  • Toby Scott– engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Shot of Love
  2. Heart of Mine
  3. Property of Jesus
  4. Lenny Bruce
  5. Watered Down Love
  6. The Groom’s Still Waiting at the Altar
  7. Dead Man, Dead Man
  8. In the Summertime
  9. Trouble
  10. Every Grain of Sand

On May 17, 1979.

Wave

On May 17, 1979, “Arista” label released “Wave”, the fourth Patti Smith Group studio album. It was recorded in 1979 at “Bearsville Studios” in New York, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, consultant
  • Ivan Kral– bass guitar, guitar, cello, keyboards
  • Richard Sohl– piano
  • Lenny Kaye– vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Andi Ostrowe – percussion, timpani
  • Todd Rundgren– bass guitar,  engineering
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • George Carnell – assistant engineer
  • Tom Edmonds – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Frederick – Patti Smith
  2. Dancing Barefoot – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  3. So you want to Be (a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star) – Jim McGuinn, Chris Hillman
  4. Hymn – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  5. Revenge – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  6. Citizen Ship – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  7. Seven Ways of Going – Patti Smith
  8. Broken Flag – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  9. Wave – Patti Smith