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In January 1972.

In January 1972, “Spindizzy” label released “1+1”, the second Grin album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by David Briggs.

Personnel:

  • Nils Lofgren– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Bob Berberich – vocals, drums
  • Bob Gordon – vocals, bass
  • Graham Nash– vocals
  • David Blumberg – orchestration
  • Ed Caraeff – photography
  • Wayne Kimbell – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Nils Lofgren.

  1. White Lies
  2. Please Don’t Hide
  3. Slippery Fingers
  4. Moon Tears
  5. End Unkind
  6. Sometimes
  7. Lost a Number
  8. Hi, Hello Home
  9. Just a Poem
  10. Soft Fun
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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

In August 1968.

In August 1968, “Soul City” label released “Stoned Soul Picnic”, the third  5th Dimension album. It was recorded March – June 1968, at “United/Western Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bones Howe.

Personnel:

  • Billy Davis, Jr.
  • Florence LaRue
  • Marilyn McCoo
  • Lamonte McLemore
  • Ron Townson
  • Mike Deasy- acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Tommy Tedesco- acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Joe Osborn- bass
  • Ray Pohlman- guitar, “super-twang” bass
  • Hal Blaine- drums, percussion
  • Larry Bunker- marimba, bells, vibraphone, temple blocks, percussion
  • Larry Knechtel, Jimmy Rowles- piano, organ, keyboard
  • The Sid Sharp Strings – String Section
  • The Bill Holman Brass – Horn Section
  • Engineers: Captain Nemo (Michael Shields), Bones Howe, Alex Kazanegras, Phil Ramone, Joe Sidore, Sol Weiss, Winston Wong, Mary Wood
  • Mastering: Elliot Federman
  • Project coordination: Arlessa Barnes, Glenn Delgado, Christina DeSimone, Robin Diamond, Karyn Friedland, Felicia Gearhart, Marc Gordon, Laura Gregory, Jeremy Holiday, Robin Manning, Brooke Nochomson, Ed Osborne, Larry Parra, Dana Renert, Steve Strauss
  • Product manager: Mandana Eidgah
  • Production assistant: Bones Howe, Tom Tierney, Russ Wapensky
  • Orchestra manager: Hal Blaine
  • Musical director: René DeKnight
  • Vocal coach: Ray Pohlman
  • Realization: Johnny Rivers
  • Horns & Strings arranged by: Bill Holman
  • Vocal arrangements: Bob Alcivar
  • Musical arrangements: Bones Howe
  • Musical arrangements: Ray Pohlman
  • Art direction: Woody Woodward
  • Graphic design: Wayne Kimbell
  • Photography: Rob Santos
  • Liner notes: Mike Ragogna

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Blindness – Laura Nyro
  2. It’ll Never Be the Same Again – Jeff Comanor
  3. The Sailboat Song – Jeff Comanor
  4. It’s a Great Life – Denny McReynolds, Karen O’Hara
  5. Stoned Soul Picnic – Laura Nyro
  6. California Soul – Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
  7. Lovin’ Stew – Jules Alexander, Jeff Comanor
  8. Broken Wing Bird – Bob Alcivar, Kellie McKinney
  9. Good News – Dick Addrisi, Don Addrisi
  10. Bobbie’s Blues (Who Do You Think of?) – Jeff Comanor
  11. The Eleventh Song (What a Groovy Day!) – Jimmy Webb

In May 1967.

In May 1967, “Soul City” label released “Up, Up and Away” the debut 5th Dimension album. It w was produced byas recorded April 1966-March 1967, and was produced by Marc Gordon, Willie Hutch, Johnny Rivers and Rob Santos. In 1967, “Up, Up and Away” won four “Grammy Award” including “Record of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Davis, Jr. – lead and background vocals
  • Florence LaRue- background vocals
  • Marilyn McCoo- lead and background vocals
  • Lamonte McLemore- background vocals
  • Ron Townson- background vocals
  • Al Casey- guitar
  • Johnny Rivers– guitar
  • F. Sloan– guitar
  • Tommy Tedesco– guitar
  • Joe Osborn- bass, guitar
  • Hal Blaine- drums, percussion
  • Larry Knechtel- piano, keyboards
  • Jimmy Webb- musical conductor, keyboards
  • Mastering: Elliot Federman
  • Project coordination: Arlessa Barnes, Glenn Delgado, Christina DeSimone, Robin Diamond, Mandana Eidgah, Karyn Friedland, Felicia Gearhart, Laura Gregory, Jeremy Holiday, Robin Manning, Brooke Nochomson, Ed Osborne, Larry Parra, Dana Renert, Bill Stafford, Steve Strauss
  • Production assistants: Bones Howe, Tom Tierney, Russ Wapensky
  • Archivist: Joanna Feltman
  • Transfers: Mike Hartry
  • Music arranged by: Jimmy Webb
  • Horns & Strings arranged by: Marty Paich
  • Art direction: Mathieu Bitton, Wardy Woodward
  • Design: Mathieu Bitton, Wayne Kimbell
  • Cover photo: Bernard Yeszin
  • Photography: Rob Santers
  • Liner notes: Mike Ragehoa

Track listing:

  1. Up, Up and Away – Jimmy Webb
  2. Another Day, Another Heartache – Steve Barri, F. Sloan
  3. Which Way to Nowhere- Jimmy Webb
  4. California My Way – Willie Hutch
  5. Misty Roses – Tim Hardin
  6. Go Where You Wanna Go – John Phillips
  7. Never Gonna Be the Same – Jimmy Webb
  8. Pattern People – Jimmy Webb
  9. Rosecrans Blvd. – Jimmy Webb
  10. Learn How to Fly – Willie Hutch
  11. Poor Side of Town – Lou Adler, Johnny Rivers

In December 1967.

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In December 1967, “Soul City Records” label released “The Magic Garden”, the second  5th Dimension album. It was recorded July – November 1967, and was produced by Jimmy Webb and Bones Howe.

Personnel:

  • Billy Davis, Jr.– lead vocals, background vocals
  • Florence LaRue– lead vocals, background vocals
  • Marilyn McCoo– lead vocals, background vocals
  • Lamonte McLemore– background vocals
  • Ron Townson– background vocals
  • Jimmy Webb– orchestra conductor, music arranger
  • Bones Howe– engineer
  • Armin Steiner – engineer
  • Elliot Federman – audio mastering
  • Woody Woodward – art director
  • Ron Wolin – design
  • Wayne Kimbell – illustrations
  • Ed Osborne – photography
  • George Rodriguez – photography
  • Mike Ragogna – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Webb, except where noted.

  1. Prologue
  2. The Magic Garden
  3. Summer’s Daughter
  4. Dreams/Pax/Nepenthe
  5. Carpet Man
  6. Ticket to Ride – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  7. Requiem: 820 Latham
  8. The Girls’ Song
  9. The Worst That Could Happen
  10. Orange Air
  11. Paper Cup
  12. Epilogue

On December 7, 1970.

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On December 7, 1970, “Fantasy Records” released “Pendulum”, the sixth Creedence Clearwater Revival studio album. It was recorded November 1970, at the “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by John Fogerty. “Pendulum” was band’s only album without any cover songs, the last with Tom Fogerty and the last one with John Fogerty as sole producer.  “Pendulum” was band’s most successful commercial album.

Personnel:

  • John Fogerty– vocals, lead guitar, horn section, keyboards, producer, arranger
  • Doug Clifford– drums, percussion
  • Stu Cook– bass
  • Tom Fogerty– rhythm guitar
  • Ed Caraeff– photography, cover design
  • Richard Edlund – cover design
  • Wayne Kimbell – cover design, photography
  • Baron Wolman– photography
  • Joel Selvin– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by John Fogerty.

  1. Pagan Baby
  2. Sailor’s Lament
  3. Chameleon
  4. Have You Ever Seen the Rain?
  5. (Wish I Could) Hideaway
  6. Born to Move
  7. Hey Tonight
  8. It’s Just a Thought
  9. Molina
  10. Rude Awakening #2