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In february 1969.

In February 1969, “Verve” label released “Tim Hardin 4”, the fourth Tim Hardin album. It was recorded in July 1964, and was produced by Erik Jacobsen.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hardin – vocals, guitar
  • John Sebastian – harmonica
  • Bob Bushnell – bass
  • Sticks Evans – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Hardin except where noted.

  1. Airmobile
  2. Whiskey, Whiskey
  3. Seventh Son – Willie Dixon
  4. How Long
  5. Danville Dame
  6. Ain’t Gonna Do Without (Part I)
  7. Ain’t Gonna Do Without (Part II)
  8. House of the Rising Sun – traditional
  9. Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
  10. I Can’t Slow Down
  11. Hello Baby

In january 1966.

In January 1966, “Chess” label released “The Real Folk Blues”, the sixth Sonny Boy Williamson II album. It was recorded September 1957 – April 1964, in Chicago, and was produced by Marshall Chess.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Boy Williamson – vocals, harmonica
  • Buddy Guy, Robert Lockwood Jr., Eddie King, Matt Murphy, Luther Tucker – guitar
  • Otis Spann – piano
  • Lafayette Leake – piano, organ
  • Willie Dixon, Jack Meyers, Milton Rector – bass
  • Fred Below, Al Duncan, Odie Payne – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Sonny Boy Williamson except where noted

  1. One Way Out
  2. Too Young to Die
  3. Trust My Baby
  4. Checkin’ Up on My Baby
  5. Sad to Be Alone
  6. Got to Move
  7. Bring It On Home – Willie Dixon
  8. Down Child
  9. Peach Tree
  10. Dissatisfied
  11. That’s All I Want – Willie Dixon
  12. Too Old to Think

In December 1959.

In December 1959, “Prestige Bluesville” label released “Willie’s Blues” the debut is Willie Dixon album. It was recorded in December 1959, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Willie Dixon – vocals, double bass
  • Memphis Slim – piano
  • Gus Johnson – drums
  • Wally Richardson – guitar
  • Al Ashby – tenor saxophone
  • Harold Ashby – tenor saxophone
  • Esmond Edwards – supervisor
  • Dale Wright – liner notes[

Track listing:

  • All tracks by Willie Dixon, except where noted.
  • Nervous
  • Good Understanding
  • That’s My Baby
  • Slim’s Thing – Memphis Slim
  • That’s All I Want Baby
  • Don’t You Tell Nobody
  • Youth to You
  • Sittin’ and Cryin’ the Blues
  • Built for Comfort
  • I Got a Razor
  • Go Easy – Memphis Slim
  • Move Me

On December 8, 1981.

On December 8, 1981, Walter Horton aka Big Walter Horton or Walter “Shakey” Horton died aged 60. He was musician (harmonica), regarded as one of the best harmonica players in the blues history. Willie Dixon said about Horton “the best harmonica player I ever heard”, and Robert Palmer named him as “one of the three great harmonica soloists of modern blues”. In 1982, Horton was posthumously inducted into the “Blues Hall of Fame”.

On September 4, 2001.

On September 4, 2001, “Hyena” label released “Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions”, the 16th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in April 2001, at “Sun Studio” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Vernon Reid.

Personnel:

  • James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar
  • Vernon Reid– guitar
  • Charles Burnham- violin
  • Rick Steff- piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond B3 organ
  • David Barnes – harmonica
  • Mark Peterson – bass
  • Aubrey Dayle- drums

Track listing:

  1. Spoonful – Willie Dixon
  2. I Want to Be Loved – Willie Dixon
  3. Little Red Rooster – Willie Dixon
  4. Dimples – James Bracken, John Lee Hooker
  5. I Just Want to Make Love to You – Willie Dixon
  6. Evil – Wille Dixon
  7. Death Letter – Son House
  8. Fattening Frogs for Snakes – Willie Williamson
  9. Money – John Lee Hooker
  10. I Love the Life I Live, I Live the Life I Love – Willie Dixon
  11. Too Lazy to Work, Too Nervous to Steal – Daylie Holmes, Marl H. Young
  12. Double Trouble – Otis Rush
  13. I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline) – Chester Burnett
  14. Back Door Man – Willie Dixon

In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Dunhill” label released “A Group Called Smith”, the debut Smith album. It was recorded in 1969 and was produced by Steve Barri and Joel Sill.

Personnel:

  • Gayle McCormick– lead vocals
  • Rich Cliburn – lead guitar
  • Alan Parker – guitar
  • Larry Moss – organ
  • Jerry Carter – bass
  • Robert Evans – drums
  • John Horrigan – drums

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Get Together – Chet Powers
  2. I Don’t Believe (I Believe) – Jeffrey Thomas
  3. Tell Him No – Rod Argent
  4. Who Do You Love – Bo Diddley
  5. Baby, It’s You – Burt Bacharach, Mack David, Luther Dixon
  6. Last Time – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. I Just Want to Make Love to You – Willie Dixon
  8. Mojalesky Ridge – Harvey Price, Joel Sill, Dan Walsh
  9. Let’s Spend the Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  10. I’ll Hold Out My Hand – Al Gorgoni, Chip Taylor

 

In June 1986.

In June 1986, “Alligator” label released “Dancing on the Edge”, the eleventh Roy Buchanan album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Streeterville Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Roy Buchanan, Dick Shurman, and Bruce Iglauer.

Personnel:

  • Roy Buchanan – vocals, guitar
  • Larry Exum – bass guitar
  • Morris Jennings– drums
  • Stan Szelest– keyboards
  • Donald Kinsey– guitar
  • Delbert McClinton– vocals
  • Justin Niebank – mixing
  • Tom Coyne – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks Roy Buchanan; except where noted.

  1. Peter Gunn – Henry Mancini
  2. The Chokin’ Kind – Harlan Howard
  3. Jungle Gym
  4. Drowning on Dry Land — Mickey Gregory, Alan Jones
  5. Petal to the Metal
  6. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  7. Cream of the Crop
  8. Beer Drinking Woman – Peter Chatman
  9. Whiplash
  10. Baby, Baby, Baby – Aretha Franklin, Carolyn Franklin
  11. Matthew

On June 22, 2004.

On June 22, 2004, “Sanctuary” label released “Power of the Blues”, the fourteenth Gary Moore album. It was recorded in 2004 and was produced by Chris Tsangarides and Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore– vocals, guitar
  • Bob Daisley- bass
  • Darrin Mooney- drums
  • Jim Watson – keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except where noted.

  1. Power of the Blues – Gary Moore, Bob Daisley, Darrin Mooney
  2. There’s a Hole
  3. Tell Me Woman
  4. I Can’t Quit You Baby – Willie Dixon
  5. That’s Why I Play the Blues
  6. Evil – Willie Dixon
  7. Getaway Blues – Gary Moore, Bob Daisley, Darrin Mooney
  8. Memory Pain – Percy Mayfield
  9. Can’t Find My Baby
  10. Torn Inside

In June 1972.

In June 1972, “United Artists” label released “Blues Roots”, the fourth Ike Turner album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Bolic Sound” in Inglewood, California, and was produced by Gerhard Augustin and Ike Turner.

Personnel:

  • Ike Turner – vocals, guitar, arranger, engineer
  • Berry Keene – engineer
  • John Mills – engineer
  • Jim Saunders – engineer
  • Steve Waldman – engineer
  • Jon Echevarrieta – design
  • Mike Salisbury – design
  • Norman Seeff – art direction, photography
  • T. Vinson – cover illustration
  • Frederic Valentine – cover photography
  • John Tobler – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. You’re Still My Baby – Chuck Willis
  2. Tacks in My Shoes – Ike Turner
  3. The Things I Used To Do (I Don’t Do Anymore) – Eddie Jones
  4. Goin’ Home – L. Jennings, J.L. Lattaker
  5. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  6. Right On – Ike Turner
  7. Think – Ike Turner
  8. Rockin’ Blues – Booker Lee
  9. That’s Alright
  10. My Babe – Willie Dixon
  11. Broken Hearted – Jean Tucker
  12. If You Love Me Like You Say – Ike Turner