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In October 1968.

In October 1968, “Warner Bros” label released “Bradley’s Barn”, the fifth Beau Brummels studio album. It was recorded in 1968, at “Bradley’s Barn”, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • David Briggs– keyboards
  • Kenny Buttrey– drums
  • Ron Elliott – guitar, vocals
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Jerry Reed– guitar
  • Sal Valentino – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Turn Around – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  2. An Added Attraction (Come and See Me) – Sal Valentino
  3. Deep Water – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  4. Long Walking Down to Misery – Ron Elliot
  5. Little Bird – Ron Elliot
  6. Cherokee Girl – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  7. I’m a Sleeper – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  8. Loneliest Man in Town – Ron Elliot
  9. Love Can Fall a Long Way Down – Bob Durand, Ron Elliot
  10. Jessica – Ron Elliot, Sal Valentino
  11. Bless You California – Randy Newman
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On October 1, 1963.

On October 1, 1963, “Warner Bros” label released “In the Wind”, the third Peter, Paul and Mary album. It was recorded in 1963, and was produced by Albert Grossman and
Milt Okun. At the “Grammy Awards” of 1964, Peter, Paul and Mary cover of “Blowin’ in the Wind” won the “Best Folk Recording” and “Best Performance by a Vocal Group”.

Personnel:

  • Peter Yarrow– vocals, guitar
  • Noel “Paul” Stookey– vocals, guitar
  • Mary Travers– vocals
  • Edgar O. DeHaas – bass
  • Bill Schwartau – recording engineer
  • Barry Feinstein- cover photography
  • Bob Dylan- liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Very Last Day – Peter Yarrow, Noel Stookey
  2. Hush-A-Bye – traditional; arranged by Peter Yarrow, Noel Stookey
  3. Long Chain On – Jimmy Driftwood
  4. Rocky Road – Peter Yarrow, Noel Stookey
  5. Tell It on the Mountain – arranged by Mary Travers, Peter Yarrow, Milt Okun, Noel Stookey
  6. Polly Von” a.k.a. Polly Vaughn and Molly BawnMary Travers, Peter Yarrow, Noel Stookey
  7. Stewball – Mary Travers, Milton Okun, Noel Stookey, Elena Mezzetti
  8. All My Trials – traditional; arranged by Peter Yarrow, Paul Stookey, Mary Travers
  9. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right – Bob Dylan
  10. Freight Train – Elizabeth Cotten
  11. Quit Your Low Down Ways – Bob Dylan
  12. Blowin’ in the Wind – Bob Dylan

In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Wavelength”, the tenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Van Morrison. The album cover photography was by Norman Seeff.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric piano, alto saxophone, backing vocals
  • Peter Bardens– keyboards, synthesizer
  • Bobby Tench– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Herbie Armstrong – rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Mickey Feat – bass
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • Garth Hudson– organ, synthesizer, accordion
  • Ginger Blake – backing vocals
  • Laura Creamer– backing vocals
  • Linda Dillard – backing vocals
  • Mitch Dalton – Spanish guitar
  • Kuma – bass
  • Special assistance with production – Mick Glossop, Bobby Tenchand, Peter Bardens
  • Production assistant – Paul Wexler
  • Second engineers – Alan Douglas, Richard Ash
  • Remixed – Brooke Arthur
  • Engineer: Mick Glossop
  • Additional remix engineer – Peter Granet
  • Assisting engineer – David Latman, Alex Kash
  • Coordination – Danny Lipsius
  • Art direction – John Cabalka
  • Design – Brad Kanawyer

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison except where noted.

  1. Kingdom Hall
  2. Checkin’ It Out
  3. Natalia
  4. Venice U.S.A.
  5. Lifetimes
  6. Wavelength
  7. Santa Fe/Beautiful Obsession – Jackie De Shannon, Van Morrison
  8. Hungry for Your Love
  9. Take It Where You Find It

 

In September 1975.

In September 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “In the Slot”, the sixth Tower of Power studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Emilio Castillo, Hubert Tubss, Bruce Conte, Chester Thompson, Francis Rocco Prestia, David Garibaldi, Lenny Pickett, Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka, Mic Gillette and Greg Adams.

Personnel:

  • Hubert Tubbs- lead vocals
  • Bruce Conte – guitar, background vocals
  • Chester Thompson – organ, bass pedals, acoustic piano, clavinet, ARP String Ensemble, background vocals
  • Francis Rocco Prestia – bass guitar
  • David Garibaldi- drums
  • Lenny Pickett- 1st tenor sax, alto sax, soprano sax, all sax solos, piccolo, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, lyricon
  • Emilio Castillo- 2nd tenor sax, background vocals
  • Steve Kupka- baritone sax
  • Mic Gillette- trumpet, trombone, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet, bass trombone, background vocals
  • Greg Adams- trumpet, flugelhorn, string arrangements, conductor
  • Additional background vocals: Bootche Anderson, Marilyn Scott, Pepper Watkins, David Bartlett, Ron Beck, Frank Biner and Roger Rifkind
  • Engineers: Tom Flye, Alan Chinowsky
  • Assistant Engineer: Cris Morris
  • Album design, photography: Bruce Steinberg
  • Design assistant: Ellie Oberzil

Track listing:

  1. Just Enough and Too Much – Emilio Castillo, Stephen Kupka, Frank Biner
  2. Treat Me Like Your Man – Lenny Williams, Emilio Castillo, Stephen “Doc” Kupka
  3. If I Play My Cards Right – Frank Biner, Stephen “Doc” Kupka, Emilio Castillo
  4. As Surely as I Stand Here – Stephen “Doc” Kupka, Chester Thompson, Emilio Castillo
  5. Fanfare-Matanuska – Greg Adams
  6. On the Serious Side – Emilio Castillo, Stephen “Doc” Kupka
  7. Ebony Jam – Chester Thompson
  8. You’re So Wonderful, So Marvelous – Frank Biner, Stephen “Doc” Kupka, Emilio Castillo
  9. Vuela Por Noche – David Garibaldi, Bruce Conte, Greg Adams, Francis Rocco Prestia
  10. Essence of Innocence – Chester Thompson
  11. The Soul of a Child – Stephen “Doc” Kupka, Bruce Conte, Emilio Castillo
  12. Drop It in the Slot – Emilio Castillo, Stephen “Doc” Kupka

 

In September 1972.

In September 1972, Warner Bros label released “Rolling Thunder”, the first Mickey Hart solo album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Mickey’s Barn” in Marin County, California.The cover art was created by Alton Kelly and Stanley Mouse’s Kelly/Mouse Studios.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion, field drum, timpani
  • John Cipollina– guitar
  • Bob Weir– guitar, vocals
  • Tower of Power– horn section
  • Stephen Stills– bass
  • Carmelo Garcia – timbales, congas
  • Mike and Nancy Hinton – marimba
  • Alla Rakha– rain
  • Sam Andrew, Robbie Stokes – guitar
  • David Freiberg– vocals, bass, piano
  • Steven Schuster – flute
  • Zakir Hussain – rain, table
  • Jerry Garcia – guitar, insect fear
  • Grace Slick– piano, vocals
  • Greg Errico– drums
  • Barry Melton– acoustic guitar, vocals
  • David Freiberg – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Paul Kantner– vocals
  • Barry Melton – guitar
  • Robbie Stokes – guitar, bass
  • David Freiberg – bass, piano, viola, vocals, water pump
  • Terry Haggerty – guitar
  • Bill Champlin– organ
  • Phil Lesh – bass
  • Dan Healy, Rick Davis, John Wollman, David Freiberg, Mickey Hart– engineers
  • Phil Lesh, Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, David Freiberg, Dan Healy, Stephen Stills– mixdown
  • Rock Scully– direction
  • Ed Thrasher– art direction
  • Ron Rakow, Bruce Baxter – photography

Track listing:

  1. Rolling Thunder/Shoshone Invocation” (Rolling Thunder)
  2. The Main Ten (Playing in the Band) – Mickey Hart, Bon Weir, Hunter
  3. Fletcher Carnaby – Mickey Hart, Hunter
  4. The Chase (Progress) – Mickey Hart
  5. Blind John – J. Stetson, Peter Monk
  6. Young Man – Mickey Hart, Peter Monk
  7. Deep, Wide and Frequent – Mickey Hart
  8. Pump Song – Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Hunter
  9. Granma’s Cookies – Mickey Hart
  10. Hangin’ On – Stetson, Peter Monk; arranged by Mickey Hart

 

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

 

In September 1970.

In September 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “Down Home”, the second Seals and Crofts studio album. It was recorded in August 1972, and was produced by Louie Shelton.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Seals– vocals, acoustic guitar, violin
  • Dash Crofts– vocals, mandolin
  • John Hall – electric guitar
  • John Simon – piano
  • Paul Harris– organ
  • Eddie Rich, Harvey Brooks, Jim Rolleston – bass
  • Greg Thomas – drums
  • Producer: John Simon
  • Engineers: Mark Harman, Steve Barncard, Tony May
  • Album design: Wayne Kimbell
  • Cover photograph: Richard Edlund
  • Liner photograph: Hillary Herbst

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Seals and Dash Crofts, except where noted.

  1. Ridin’ Thumb
  2. Hand-Me-Down Shoe
  3. Purple Hand
  4. Robin
  5. Hollow Reed
  6. Gabriel Go On Home
  7. Tin Town
  8. Today
  9. Cotton Mouth
  10. Granny Will Your Dog Bite? – traditional, arranged by Jim Seals
  11. Leave – Jim Seals, John Trombatore
  12. See My Life (reprise, secret track) – Jim Seals