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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

 

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Music” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the fifth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, at “Morgan Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell– vocals
  • Elton John– organ, piano
  • Ron Wood– guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan, Tony Hazzard, Doris Troy, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Liza Strike – background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Ray Jackson– mandolin
  • Madelene Bell – tambourine
  • Ian Armitt – piano
  • Ricky Brown – bass guitar
  • Dave Glover – bass guitar
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Lesley Duncan – chorus caster
  • Jimi Horowitz – executive producer
  • Ed Thrasher– art director
  • Judith Sims – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning – Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

On May 24, 2005.

On May 24, 2005, “Hyena” label released “Birthright”, the 18th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Gigantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Vernon Reid. “Birthright” was voted the “Blues Album of the Year” in the “2005 Down Beat Readers’ Poll”.

Personnel:

  • James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar, flute

Track listing:

All tracks by James Blood Ulmer except where noted.

  1. Take My Music Back to the Church
  2. I Can’t Take It Anymore
  3. Where Did All the Girls Come From
  4. I Ain’t Superstitious – Willie Dixon
  5. White Man’s Jail
  6. High Yellow
  7. The Evil One
  8. Geechee Joe
  9. Love Dance Rag
  10. Sittin’ on Top of the World – traditional
  11. My Most Favorite Thing
  12. Devil’s Got to Burn

 

On April 26, 2005.

On April 26, 2005, “Shrapnel” label released “Retraced”, the second Jake E. Lee studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, and was produced by Mike Varney, Jake E. Lee and Michael Lardie.

Personnel:

  • Jake E. Lee- lead and rhythm guitars
  • Chris Logan- lead and backing vocals
  • Tim Bogert- bass
  • Aynsley Dunbar- drums, percussion
  • Michael Lardie- engineering
  • Tim Gennert- mastering
  • Dave Stephens- cover artwork design
  • Kelly Garni- photography

Track listing:

  1. Whiskey Train – Robin Trower, Keith Reid
  2. Evil – Willie Dixon
  3. Way Back to the Bone – Glen Hughes
  4. I’ll Be Creepin’ – Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers
  5. Guess I’ll Go Away – Johnny Winter
  6. Love Is Worth the Blues – Leslie West, Jack Bruce, Corky Lang
  7. I Come Tumblin’ – Mark Farner
  8. Woman – Jim Fox, Dale Peters, Joe Walsh
  9. A Hard Way to Go – Chris Youlden
  10. I Can’t Stand It – James Dewar, Robin Trower
  11. Rock Candy – Denny Carmassi, Bill Church, Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose

On March 1, 1978.

On March 1, 1978, “Aligator” label released “The Earthshaker”, the seventh Koko Taylor album. It was recorded in 1977 and was produced by Koko Taylor, Bruce Iglauer and Richard McLeese.

Personnel:

  • Koko Taylor- vocals
  • Johnny B. Moore- guitar
  • Sammy Lawhorn- guitar
  • Pinetop Perkins- keyboards
  • Mervyn “Harmonica” Hinds- harmonica
  • Abb Locke – saxophone
  • Cornelius “Mule” Boyson – bass
  • Vince Chappelle – drums

Track listing:

  1. Let the Good Times Roll – Moore, Theard
  2. Spoonful – Willie Dixon
  3. Walking the Back Streets – Jones
  4. Cut You Loose – London
  5. Hey Bartender – Terry
  6. I’m a Woman – McDaniel, Koko Taylor
  7. You Can Have My Husband (But Please Don’t Mess With My Man) – La Bostrie
  8. Please Don’t Dog Me – Koko Taylor
  9. Wang Dang Doodle – Willie Dixon

On January 29, 1968.

On January 29, 1968, “ABC Dunhill” label released the self-titled, debut Steppenwolf album. It was released in 1967, at “American Recording Co. Studio” in Studio City, California, and was produced by Gabriel Mekler.

Personnel:

  • John Kay– lead vocals, guitars, harmonica
  • Michael Monarch– guitars, backing vocals
  • Goldy McJohn– Hammond organ, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Rushton Moreve– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jerry Edmonton– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Bill Cooper – engineer
  • Richard Podolor– engineer
  • Gary Burden– art direction, cover design
  • Tom Gundelfinger – photography
  • Henry Diltz– photography

Track listing:

  1. Sookie Sookie – Don Convay, Steve Cropper
  2. Everybody’s Next One – John Kay, Gabriel Mekler
  3. Berry Rides Again – John Kay
  4. Hootchie Kootchie Man – Willie Dixon
  5. Born to Be Wild – Mars Bonfire
  6. Your Wall’s Too High – John Kay
  7. Desperation – John Kay
  8. The Pusher – Hoyt Axton
  9. A Girl I Knew – John Kay, Morgan Cavett
  10. Take What You Need – John Kay, Gabriel Mekler
  11. The Ostrich – John Kay