Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Frank Zappa - The Crux Of The Biscuit










Frank Zappa - The Crux Of The Biscuit
Zappa Records ZR20020 (2016)






Track Listing:
1. Cosmik Debris
2. Uncle Remus (Mix Outtake)
3. Down In De Dew (Alternate Mix)
4. Apostrophe' (Mix Outtake)
5. The Story Of ''Don't Eat The Yellow Snow-St. Alphonzo's Pancake Breakfast''
6. Don't Eat The Yellow Snow-St. Alphonzo's Pancake Breakfast (Live)
7. Excentrifugal Forz (Mix Outtake)
8. Energy Frontier (Take 4)
9. Energy Frontier (Take 6 with Overdubs)
10. Energy Frontier (Bridge)
11. Cosmik Debris (Basic Tracks - Take 3)
12. Don't Eat The Yellow Snow (Basic Tracks - Alternate Take)
13. Nanook Rubs It (Basic Tracks - Outtake)
14. Nanook Rubs It (Session Outtake)
15. Frank's Last Words…..







Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Frank Zappa - lead vocals, guitars, bass, overdubs
Ruth Underwood - percussion
George Duke - keyboards, vocals
Bruce Fowler - trombone
Sal Marquez - trumpet, vocals
Tom Fowler - bass
Ralph Humphrey - drums
Tina, Debbie & Lynn - background vocals
Alex Dmochowski - bass
Aynsley Dunbar - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Tony Duran - guitars
Jack Bruce - bass
Ian Underwood - reeds, synth
Jean Luc Ponty - violin
Dave Parlato - acoustic bass
Unknown - flute





Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Spike Robinson - Plays Harry Warren










Spike Robinson - Plays Harry Warren
Hep Records 2056 (1993)





Track Listing:
1. This Heart of Mine
2. At Last
3. The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
4. There Will Never Be Another You
5. I Had the Craziest Dream
6. Shadow Waltz
7. Serenade In Blue
8. This Is Always
9. The More I See You
10. Chattanooga Choo Choo
11. Cheerful Little Earful
12. I Only Have Eyes For You
13. Lulu's Back in Town
14. I Wish I Knew










Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Spike Robinson - tenor saxophone
Victor Feldman - piano
Ray Brown - bass
Pete Jolly - piano
John Leitham - bass
Paul Kreibich - drums





Friday, July 1, 2016

The Hagers ‎– Music On The Country Side










The Hagers ‎– Music On The Country Side
Barnaby Records BR-15002 (1972)





Side One:
1. I Just Don't Feel At Home In Your Arms Anymore
2. I’m Just A Country Boy
3. Summer Only Needs Its Autumn
4. Cynthia Daye
5. Ain't No Sunshine



Side Two:
1. Love Won't Let Me Go
2. Sweet Georgia Sunshine
3. The Cost Of Love Is Getting Higher
4. You've Got A Friend
5. The Next Thing I'll Remember
6. Mystery Train








Personnel:
John Guerin, Hal Blaine, Ron Tutt - Drums
Jim Hager - Vocals, Guitar
Jon Hager - Vocals, Guitar
Larry Carlton - Guitar
James Burton - Guitar
Richard Bennett - Guitar
Jerry Cole - Guitar
John McEuen - Mandolin, Banjo
Jaydee Maness - Pedal Steel Guitar
Reinie Press - Bass
Joe Osborne - Bass
Larry Muhoberac - Piano, Arranger
Jimmy Fadden - Harmonica
Ken Mansfield - Producer




Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Singers Unlimited - Feeling Free










The Singers Unlimited - Feeling Free
MPS Records BAP 5076s (1975)





Side One:
1. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
2. A Time For Love
3. Green Dolphin Street
4. So Many Stars
5. Feeling Free With Patrick B.



Side Two:
1. Ja Da
2. Skylark
3. On A Clear Day
4. I’m Shadowing You
5. Where Is The Love








Personnel:
John Guerin, Larry Bunker (A2,A3) - Drums
Gene Puerling - Vocal Arrangements, Producer, Vocals
Bonnie Herman, Don Shelton, Len Dresslar - Vocals
Jack Nimitz - Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet 
Bob West - Bass
Jim Hughart - Bass
Clare Fischer - Fender Rhodes Piano
Dennis Budimir - Guitar
Victor Feldman - Percussion, Vibraphone
Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer - Producer
John Elizalde - Synthesizer
Donald Shelton - Alto Saxophone, Flute
Pat Williams - Arranger, Conductor
Donald Raffell - Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet
Peter Christlieb - Tenor Saxophone, Flute
Chauncey Welsh - Trombone
Bobby Shew, Chuck Findley - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Don Waldrop - Tuba, Bass Trombone
Jerry Vinci - Violin





Monday, June 27, 2016

Leslie, Kelly & John Ford Coley - Leslie, Kelly & John Ford Coley










Leslie, Kelly & John Ford Coley - Leslie, Kelly & John Ford Coley
A&M Records AMP-28025 (1980)






Track Listing:
1. Without You
2. Is It Any Wonder
3. American Boy
4. Go For The Heart
5. Somebody To Love
6. There's A Love
7. Long Distance Telephone
8. Come Back To Me
9. Let's Go To The Movies
10. Love Has Got To Start With Us
11. Don't Wake Me Now
12. Children's Prayer











Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
John Ford Coley - Vocals, Keyboards, Arranger, Synthesizer, Guitar, Electric 12-string Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
Leslie Bulkin - Vocals, Arranger
Kelly Bulkin Bruss - Vocals, Arranger
Jeremy Lubbock - Producer, Strings, Horns & Woodwinds Arranger, Conductor, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Electric Piano
Michael Boddicker - Synthesizer
Harvey Mason - Drums, Tympani, Percussion
Abraham Laboriel - Bass
Steve Lukather - Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa, Alex Acuna, Efrain Toro - Percussion
John "JR" Robinson - Drums
Chuck Domanico - Bass
Louie Shelton - Acoustic Guitar
David Foster - Piano
Dash Crofts - Mandolin
Bill Meyers - Keyboards, Arranger
Steve Forman - Percussion
Van Dunson - Keyboards Electric Guitar
Ken Wild - Fretless Bass
Dan Ferguson - Acoustic Guitar





Monday, May 23, 2016

Tom Scott & The L.A. Express - Live-Paul's Mall, Boston, '75










Tom Scott & The L.A. Express - Live-Paul's Mall, Boston, '75
Hi Hat HH 3041CD(2016)





Track Listing:
1. Rock Island Rocket
2. Backfence Cattin'
3. Spindrift
4. Band Introductions
5. Love Poem
6. L.A. Expression
7. Refried
8. Mondo
9. Band Introductions/Encore Break
10. Nunya







Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Tom Scott - saxophone
Robben Ford - guitar
Larry Nash - piano
Max Bennett - bass





Saturday, May 21, 2016

Neil Norman & His Cosmic Orchestra - Greatest Science Fiction Hits







Neil Norman And His Cosmic Orchestra - Greatest Science Fiction Hits
DMG Recordsm DMG 2128 (1980)






Side One:
1. Moonraker
2. Alien
3. Star Trek
4. Battlestar Galactica
5. Journey To The 7th Galaxy
6. The Outer Limits
7. Close Encounters
8. Can You Read My Mind (From Superman)
9. Star Wars


Side Two:
1. Space: 1999
2. Radar (From The Day The Earth Stood Still)
3. Superman
4. Phantom Planet
5. Godzilla
6. Not Of This Earth
7. Also Sprach Zarathustra (From 2001: A Space Odyssey)
8. One Step Beyond
9. Black Hole









Personnel:
Neil Norman - Arranger, Producer, Guitar, Synthesizer, Theremin
Les Baxter - Arranger, Producer, Keyboards
Max Bennett - Bass
John Guerin, Skip Switzer - Drums
Brian O'Connor, David Duke, William Alsup - French Horn
Bob Kent - Keyboards
Hall Daniels - Keyboards, Trumpet
Alan Estes - Percussion
Dom Ferra, Fred Selden, Greg Vito, Joe Soldo, Kurt McGettrick, Ralph Garofolo - Reeds
Dick Hyde, Ernest Carlson, Len McCreary - Trombone
Whilliam Peterson, Buddy Childers, Nelson Hatt - Trumpet





Neil Norman & His Cosmic Orchestra - Greatest Science Fiction Hits II







Neil Norman & His Cosmic Orchestra - Greatest Science Fiction Hits II
GNP Crescendo GNPS 2133 (1980)






Side One:
1. Star Wars (From "The Empire Strikes Back")
2. Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea
3. Daughter Of The Lesser Moon
4. Sinbad & The Eye Of The Tiger
5. The Time Tunnel
6. Twilight Zone
7. Star Trek (The Motion Picture)



Side Two:
1. Buck Rogers In The 25th Century
2. War Of The Satellites
3. Vampire Planet
4. Dr. Who
5, The Adventures Of Superman
6. Dark Star
7. March Of The Lizard-Men











Personnel:
John Guerin, Skip Switzer - Drums
Neil Norman - Guitar, Synthesizer, Producer, Arranger
Max Bennett - Bass
Buddy Childers - Flugelhorn
Bill Alsup, Brian O'Connor, Calvin Smith, William Alsup - French Horn
Bob Kent, Les Baxter - Keyboards
Hall Daniels - Keyboards, Trumpet
Alan Estes - Percussion
Les Baxter - Producer, Arranger
Bill Reschenbach, Dick Hyde, Ernest Carlson - Trombone
Bill Peterson, Buddy Childers, Nelson Matt - Trumpet
Fred Selden, Joe Soldo, Shelly Russell - Woodwind





Andy Williams ‎– Andy... And Company







Andy Williams ‎– Andy... And Company
Columbia Special Products CSS 966 (1969)







Track Listing:

Side One:
1. Michelle    
2. Can't Take My Eyes Off You    
3. On The Street Where You Live    
4. I’ll See You In My Dreams    
5. Alfie



Side Two:    
1. Pennies From Heaven    
2. Let It Be Me    
3. First Born    
4. I’ve Got Loving On My Mind - Osmond Brothers    
5. Mollie "A" - Osmond Brothers







Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Andy Williams - vocals
Carol Kaye - bass





Andy Williams - Love Story







Andy Williams - Love Story
Columbia KC 30497 (1971)





Track Listing:

Side One:
1. (Where Do I Begin) Love Story    
2. Your Song    
3. For The Good Times    
4. Something    
5. It's Impossible    
6. We've Only Just Begun


Side Two:    
1. I Think I Love You    
2. Candida    
3. Fire And Rain    
4. Rose Garden    
5. My Sweet Lord







Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Andy Williams - vocals
Carol Kaye - bass
Dick Glasser - producer
Artie Butler, Dick Hazard - arranger





Andy Williams ‎– Love Theme From "The Godfather"







Andy Williams - Love Theme From "The Godfather"
Columbia KC 31303 (1972)






Track Listing:

Side One:
1. Speak Softly Love (Love Theme From 'The Godfather')
2. Precious And Few
3. Theme From 'Summer Of 42'
4. Everything I Own
5. Until It's Time For You To Go
6. An Old Fashioned Love Song



Side Two:
1. MacArthur Park
2. Hurting Each Other
3. Music From Across The Way
4. Without You
5. Imagine







Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Andy Williams – vocals
Carol Kaye - bass
Dick Glasser – producer
Al Capps – arranger
Artie Butler – arranger
Ernie Freeman – arranger





Wednesday, May 18, 2016

LA Connection - Gingerbread Boy







LA Connection - Gingerbread Boy
California Breeze PCB-0004 (1989)






Track Listing:
1. And Miles To Go
2. Coledust
3. Love Of My Life
4. Loose Change
5. I’ll Walk You Home
6. No Hurry
7. Some O'This, Some O'That
8. Gingerbread Boy






Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Brian Bromberg - Bass
Robben Ford - Guitar
Roger Kellaway - Piano
Tom Scott - Tenor Saxophone





Ken & Beverly - Watch What Happens!







Ken & Beverly - Watch What Happens!
World Pacific WP-1862 (1967)






Side One:
1. The Face I Love
2. Theme From "Harper"
3. Who's Afraid?
4. Scheherazade
5. A Man And A Woman
6. Captain Jack




Side Two:
1. Eleanor Rigby
2. Watch What Happens
3. You've Got Your Troubles
4. Nothing Left To Do But Follow You
5. You're Gonna Hear From Me
6. Holly Golightly










Personnel:
John Gurin (A2,A6,B1,B4), Colin Bailey - Drums
Ken Jensen - Alto Saxophone, Oboe, Arranger
Beverly Ryman - Vocals
Monty Budwig - Bass
Dennis Budimir, Joe Pass - Guitar
Victor Feldman - Piano
Richard Bock - Producer





Monday, January 25, 2016

Wichita Fall ‎- Life Is But A Dream






Wichita Fall ‎- Life Is But A Dream
Liberty LBS 83208E (1969)





Side One:
I
1. Morning Sun
2. Once In The Morning
3. Sunny Road
II
4. Going To Ohio
5. Playground
6. Ornamental Sideshow



Side Two:
III
1. Poor Mr. Drake's Afternoon Show
2. Crystal Rain
3. Hectivity
4. Schubert's Theme
IV
5. Night Time Suite
6. Are You Sleeping
7. Life Is But A Dream







Personnel:
John Guerin, Jim Gordon, Hal Blaine - Drums
Artie Butler - Arranger, Conductor
Larry Watson - Bass
Philip Black - Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
David Roush - Guitar, Vocals
Dallas Smith - Producer
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra





Friday, January 15, 2016

Pat Boone ‎– Just The Way I Am








Pat Boone ‎– Just The Way I Am
Lamb & Lion Records LL 2020 (1979)






Side One:
1. Something Good
2. More Of You
3. Filled To Overflowin'
4. You Loved Somethin' About Me
5. I Have



Side Two:
1. Just The Way I Am
2. To Be Like Him
3. I Go To The Rock
4. Jesus Was There All The Time
5. Stone By Stone







Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Pat Boone - Vocals
Debbie Hall, Sue Allen - Backing Vocals
Paul Johnson - Arranger, Producer, Conductor, Backing Vocals
Dick Bolks, Gene Merline - Backing Vocals
Bob Tebow - Backing Vocals
Bobby Bruce - Concertmaster
Paul Stilwell - Producer
Leon Gaer - Bass
Tom Rainer - Fender Electric Piano, Piano
Grant Geissman, Mike Anthony, Tim May - Guitar
Katie Kirkpatrick - Harp
Fred Petry - Percussion
Kim Hutchcraft, Larry Williams, Mahlon Clark, Wilbur Schwartz - Saxophone
Edie Lehmann, Suzy McCune - Backing Vocals
Tom Keene - Synthesizer, Fender Electric Piano, Hammond B3 Organ
Ernie Carlson, Gil Falco, Jack Redmond, Val Johnson - Trombone
Dalton Smith, Jerry Hey, John Rosenberg, Stuart Blumberg - Trumpet
Paul Johnson Singers -  - Backing Vocals





Harold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Blue Mitchell, Joe Sample, Stanley Clarke, Freddy Robinson, Hadley Caliman, Buddy Terry, Woody Shaw, Eddie Henderson ‎– Jazz








Harold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Blue Mitchell, Joe Sample, Stanley Clarke, Freddy Robinson, Hadley Caliman, Buddy Terry, Woody Shaw, Eddie Henderson ‎– Jazz
Mainstream Records MRL 408 (1974)






Side One:
1. Valerie
2. Quein Saba



Side Two:
1. Miscegenation
2. Dark Mood







Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums (A1)
Darrell Clayborn, Bill Douglas, Stanley Clarke, Buster Williams - Bass
Ray Pounds, Clarence Becton, Billy Hart - Drums
Freddy Robinson, John White Jr. - Guitar
Joe Sample, Joanne Brackeen, Bill Henderson - Acoustic Piano, Electric Piano
Herman Riley - Tenor Saxophone, Flute
Blue Mitchell - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Larry Vuckovich - Piano
Hadley Caliman - Tenor Saxophone
Airto Moreira, Mtume - Percussion
Buddy Terry - Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Flute
Woody Shaw - Trumpet
Eddie Henderson - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Harold Land - Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Hutcherson - Vibraphone





Flying Kitty Band Featuring Ogura Kei, Hoshi Katz And Yasuda Hiromi ‎– 5・4・3・2・1・0








Flying Kitty Band Featuring Ogura Kei, Hoshi Katz And Yasuda Hiromi ‎– 5・4・3・2・1・0
Kitty Records MKF 1018 (1977)





Side One:
1. はてないイメージ
2. 僕は宇宙飛行士 Part I
3. 幼年期からの脱出
4. 無邪気な勝利
5. 僕は宇宙飛行士 Part II
6. 夢のペニー・キャンディーズ
7. いらだち
8. 愛の足跡




Side Two:
1. つかみきれないシャボン玉
2. 才の誕生日
3. よじれた魂
4. 墓石を空へ
5.  5・4・3・2・1・0










Personnel:
Jim Keltner, John Guerin, Goro Masaki - Drums
Hiromi Yasuda - Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Kei Ogura - Vocals
Katz Hoshi - Vocals, Arranger
Apples, Linda Yasuda - Backing Vocals
Kenji Takamizu, Klaus Voormann, Paul Stallworth - Bass
Dan Ferguson, David T. Walker, Jay Graydon, Kazuo Shiina, Larry Rolando, Masayoshi Takanaka, Rick Littlefield - Guitar
David Foster, Hiroshi Shibui, Jai Winding, Jun Fukamachi, Reginald (Sonny) Burke, Tom Hemsley, Victor Feldman, Yasuharu Nakanishi - Keyboards
Tom Scott - Saxophone, Lyricon
Alan Estes, Gary Coleman, Motoya Hamaguchi, Paulinho Da Costa - Percussion
Hidenori Taga - Producer





Sunday, January 10, 2016

Toni Brown ‎– Toni Brown








Toni Brown ‎– Toni Brown
Fantasy Records F-9585 (1979)






Track Listing:
1. Knockin'
2. Wakiki, Why Not (Huma Huma Nuka Nuka)
3. Stop the Night
4. Listen To The Rain
5. Dance Me
6. Way Down Deep
7. Angel Of Love
8. Love Is Strange
9. I Get Crazy
10. Two Of A Kind
11. Evening Lullaby









Personnel:
John Guerin - drums (A4,B5,B6)
Toni Brown - vocals, producer, arranger
Greg Douglas - guitar
John Blakeley - guitar
Mac Cridlin - bass
Vince Charles - orchestra bells, steel drums, guar, shaker
David Shaw - drums
George Christpoulos - backing vocals
Mike Lang - piano, keyboards
Red Rhodes - pedal steel guitar
Lyle Ritz - ukulele
Wilton Felder - bass
Rick Schlosser - drums
Stephanie Spruill, Roger Kenely-Saint, Julie Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Robert Tebow - backing vocals
Victor Feldman - piano, vibes
Mitch Holder - guitar
Chuck Domanico - bass
Wilbour Schwartz - clarinet
Pete Christlieb, Abe Most, John Lowe, Robert Hardawy - saxophone
Stephen Paietta - accordion
Shari Zippert - violin
Richard Green - mandolin
George Clinton - piano
Greg Douglas - guitar
Mike Porcaro - bass
Andrew Steel - drums
Merry Clayton - backing vocals
Ian Underwood - synthesizer
Lee Ritenour - guitar
Raul De Souza - trombone
John Pisano - acoustic guitar
Henry Lewy - producer
Ian Freebairn-Smith - arranger, backing vocals





Monday, November 23, 2015

Dave Grusin - The Friends Of Eddie Coyle/Three Days Of The Condor








Dave Grusin - The Friends Of Eddie Coyle/Three Days Of The Condor
Film Score Monthly FSM Vol. 15 No. 3 (2012)







Track Listing:

The Friends Of Eddie Coyle (1973)
1. Theme From The Friends Of Eddie Coyle
2. Mr. Connection
3. Guns To Artie/Artie Examines The Guns
4. Partridge Robbery/Take A Walk
5. Jackie Meets Pete And Andrea (Mr. Connection)
6. Clean Cut
7. Baylis Robbery
8. Shopping Center (Mr. Connection)
9. The Stakeout
10. Whalen Robbery
11. Eddie Is Hit
12. Friend's Requiem/End Title (Theme From The Friends Of Eddie Coyle)

3 Days Of The Condor (1975)
13. Condor! (Theme From 3 Days Of The Condor)
14. Yellow Panic
15. Flight Of The Condor
16. We'll Bring You Home
17. Out To Lunch
18. Goodbye For Kathy
19. I've Got You Where I Want You
20. Flashback To Terror
21. Sing Along With The C.I.A.
22. Spies Of A Feather, Flocking Together (Love Theme From 3 Days Of The Condor)
23. Silver Bells
24. Condor! (Theme)/I've Got You Where I Want You
25. We'll Bring You Home #1 (Joubert Intro)/Heidegger Dead, Part I &II
26. More Flight/Sing Along With the C.I.A., Part I, II & III
27. Carrion Search, Part II/Higgins Caper, Part II/Bell System Blues,  Part I & II
28. Bell System Blues, Part III/Electric Aviary/Goodbye For Kathy (coda)
29. Life And Death Introspection
30. End Title (Condor)
31. Jingle Bells
32. TV Commercial









Personnel:
John P. Guerin, Larry Bunker - Percussion
David Grusin - Conductor, Arranger
Harold Ayres, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Harry Bluestone, James Getzoff, Karen Jones, Louis Kaufman, Jacob Krachmalnick, Marvin Limonick, Alfred Lustgarten, Alexander Murray, Erno Neufeld, Jack Pepper, Stanley Plummer, Ralph Schaeffer, Ralph Silverman, Albert Steinberg, Joseph Stepansky, Marcia Van Dyke, Charles Veal, Jr., Gerald Vinci, Dorothy M. Wade - Violin
Myer Bello, Norman Forrest, Allan Harshman, David Schwartz, Linn Subotnick - Viola
Margaret Aue-Van Wyck, Joseph DiTullio, Christine Ermacoff, Marie Fera, David Filerman, Kathleen Hougesen, Raphael "Ray" Kramer, Edgar Lustgarten, Jeffrey G. Solow - Cello
Raymond M. "Ray" Brown, Charles W. Rainey - Bass
Gene Cipriano, Jules Jacob, John Neufeld, William R. Perkins, Jerome Richardson, Thomas W. Scott, C. E. "Bud" Shank - Woodwinds
Vincent N. DeRosa, Richard E. Perissi - French Horn:
Tom Bahler - Trumpet, Arranger
Charles B. Findley, Paul T. Hubinon - Trumpet
Francis L. "Joe" Howard, Charles C. Loper, Frank Rosolino - Trombone
John T. "Tommy" Johnson - Tuba
Ralph E. Grierson, Michael R. Wofford - Piano
Artie Kane - Piano, Keyboards
Ian R. Underwood - Keyboards
Dennis Budimir, Hugh McCracken, Lee M. Ritenour - Guitar
Anne Stockton - Harp
Ralph MacDonald, Harvey Mason - Drums
Joe Porcaro, Emil Richards - Drums, Percussion
Jack Elliott - Arranger
Jim Gilstrap, Marti McCal - Vocals
Neely Plumb - Producer





Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Group – The Warm & Groovy Sounds featuring Vangie Carmichael





The Carnival - Carnival





The Byrds - Curtis Nixon Hall Tampa, Fl





The Byrds - Landed On Manhattan





The Byrds - Gambier, Ohio 1972





The Byrds - Farther Along





The Byrds - Dean Junior College Franklin, Masachusettes





Joe Masters Featuring Mike Wofford Septet - The Jazz Mass





Joe Allen - Your Place Or Mine





Jim Valley - Family





Jean-Luc Ponty - Canteloupe Island





Illinois Speed Press - Duet