Friday, April 18, 2014

The Sylvers - Forever Yours








The Sylvers - Forever Yours
Casablanca Records NBLP 7103 (1978)





Side One:
1. Don't Stop, Get Off
2. Love Changes
3. Forever Yours
4. Swept For You Baby
5. Play This One Last Record



Side Two:
1. Come Dance With Me
2. Come On Down To My House
3. Diamonds Are Rare
4. Love Won't Let Me Go
5. Just A Little Bit Longer









Personnel:
John P. Guerin, Edward Greene, Stephen Gadd - drums
The Sylvers - vocals
Foster E. Sylvers, James J. Sylvers - bass
Herman Brown, Jay Graydon, Mitchell L. Holder, Ricky Sylvers, Robben L. Ford, Tim May - guitar
H. Grusin, James J. Sylvers, Patricia L. Sylvers, Richard Tee, Reginald Burke, Sylvester L. Rivers, Jr. - keyboards
Gary L. Coleman, Victor S. Feldman - percussion
Al Ross, Bob Cullen, James Sylvers, Leon F. Sylvers, III - producer
Don Menza, Ernest J. Watts, James R. Horn, Peter Christlieb, Terry Harrington - reeds
Michael J. Boddicker - synthesizer
Charles B. Findley, Dick Hyde - trombone
Charles B. Findley, Gene A. Goe, Oliver Mitchell, Oscar Brashear - trumpet
James R. Horn, Dennis Quitman, Thomas Scott - woodwinds
James D. Hughart, Larry Farrow - arranger





Saturday, March 15, 2014

Tiny Tim - God Bless Tiny Tim








Tiny Tim - God Bless Tiny Tim
Reprise Records RS 6292 (1968)







Track Listing:
1. Welcome to My Dream
2. Tip-Toe Thru' The Tulips With Me
3. Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight
4. On The Old Front Porch
5. The Viper
6. Stay Down Here Where You Belong
7. Then I'd Be Satisfied With Life
8. Strawberry Tea
9. The Other Side
10. Ever Since You Told Me That You Love Me (I'm A Nut)
11. Daddy, Daddy, What Is Heaven Like?
12. The Coming Home Party
13. Fill Your Heart
14. I Got You, Babe
15. This Is All I Ask









Personnel :
John Guerin, Jim Gordon, Gene Pello, Joe Porcaro - drums
Tiny Tim - ukulele, vocals
Phil Perry - producer
Larry Knechtel, Mike Melvoin, Pete Jolly, Mike Deasy - piano, harpsichord
Milt Holland, Victor Feldman, Emil Richards, Gary Coleman - vibes, percussion
Bill Pitman, Dennis Budimir, Herb Ellis, Louis Morrell, Howard Roberts, Tommy Tedesco, Michael Anthony - guitar
Artie Butler, Perry Botkin, Jr., Gene Page - arranger
Charles Berghofer - bass
David Duke - French horn
Anthony Terran, Jules Chaikin, Buddy Childers - trumpets
Richard Leith, Lew McReary, William Byers - trombones
Robert Hardaway - oboe, woodwinds
Gene Cipriani, Thomas Scott - saxophones
Allan Harshmann, Dan Neufeld, Joseph Difiore, Leonard Selic, Philip Goldberg - violas
Gerald Vinci, Arnold Belnick, Bernie Kundall, Tibor Zelig, Ambrose Russo, Wilbert Nuttycombe, George Kast, Sam Boghossian, Sidney Sharp, Albert Steinberg, Ralph Schaeffer, Henry Ferber, Leonard Malarsky, William Kurasch, Lou Klass - violins
Raymond Kelley, Joseph Saxon, Jesse Ehrlich, Joseph DiTullio - celli
Gayle Levant - harp
Red Rhodes - pedal steel guitar
Frank Marocco - accordion
John Andrews Tartaglia - arranger





Sunday, December 29, 2013

David Cassidy - Dreams Are Nuthin' More Than Wishes








David Cassidy - Dreams Are Nuthin' More Than Wishes
Bell Records BELLS 231 (1973)






Side One:
1. Daydream
2. Sing Me
3. Bali Ha'i
4. Mae
5. Fever
6. Summer Days



Side Two:
1. The Puppy Song
2. Daydreamer
3. Some Old Woman
4. Can't Go Home Again
5. Preyin' on My Mind
6. Hold on Me








Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
David Cassidy - Vocals
Kim Carnes - Background Vocals
Al Casey - Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Ukulele
Victor Feldman - Vibraphone
James Burton - Acoustic Guitar, Dobro
Louie Shelton - Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Ned Doheny - Guitar
Bobbye Hall - Conga
Max Bennett - Bass
Richard Bennett - Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Homer Diltz - Harp
Dave Ellingson - Acoustic Guitar
Gloria Gaione - Background Vocals
Emory Gordy - Bass
Gloria Grinel, Trish Turner, Brandy Bento - Background Vocals
Milt Holland - Percussion, Conga
Larry Knechtel - Bass, Mouth Organ
Michael Omartian - Piano, Tack Piano
Mike McDonald - Electric Piano, Backing Vocals
Ron Tutt - Drums
Rod David - Acoustic Guitar
Bonita Gunslab - Background Vocals
Rick Jarrard - Producer





Sunday, December 22, 2013

Mike Wofford - Strawberry Wine







Mike Wofford - Strawberry Wine
Epic Records LN 24225 (1966)





Track Listing:
1. Kay Note
2. The Steeplechase
3. Moment
4. I Know Your Heart
5. Semi-Gymnopedie #1
6. Night and Day
7. Strawberry Wine
8. Three for All
9. Whim









Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Mike Wofford - Arranger, Piano
John Doling - Bass
John Hammond, Sr. - Producer





Saturday, November 30, 2013

Fire & Rain - Fire & Rain








Fire & Rain - Fire & Rain
Mercury Records SRM 1-654 (1972)







Side One:
1. Somebody To Love
2. Carry Me Down
3. Take Me For A Little While
4. Chandelier
5. Music In The Air
6. Let's Get Rollin'



Side Two:
1. Touch Me
2. Hello Stranger
3. Alright Tonight
4. That's Where It's At
5. Home To You








Personnel:
John Guerin, Hal Blaine, Jim Gordon - Drums
Manny Freiser - Vocals, Producer
Patti McCarron - Vocals, Producer
Joe Saraceno - Producer
Ben Benray - Arranger
Max Bennett, Reinie Press - Bass 
Al Casey, Ben Benay, David Cohen, Dean Parks, Jay Graydon - Guitar
Artie Butler, David Foster, David Paich - Keyboards
Alan Estes, Gary Coleman, Victor Feldman - Percussion
Sid Sharp And The Orchestra - Strings
Gene Cipriano - Woodwind





Monday, November 18, 2013

Waylon Jennings - The Taker/Tulsa








Waylon Jennings - The Taker/Tulsa
RCA Victor Records LSP-4487 (1971)





Track Listing:
1. The Taker
2. You'll Look for Me
3. Mississippi Woman
4. Lovin' Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)
5. Six White Horses
6. (Don't Let the Sun Set on You) Tulsa
7. Casey's Last Ride
8. A Legend in My Time
9. Sunday Morning Comin' Down
10. Grey Eyes You Know








Personnel:
John Guerin - drums (4,7)
Waylon Jennings - vocals, guitar, producer
Fred Carter, Jimmy Capps, Dale Sellers - guitar
Chip Young, Jerry Shook - guitar
Roy Huskey, Bobby Dyson, Norbert Putman, Henry Strzelecki, Chuck Sanders - bass
Pete Drake, Curly Chalker - pedal steel guitar

Buddy Harman, Kenneth Buttrey, John Huffman - drums
Hargus Pig Robbins, Jim Pierce, Beegie Cruiser - piano

Charlie McCoy - harmonica, organ
Joe Babcock, Dolores Edgin, June Page, Hurshel Wiginton - backing vocals

Sonny Curtis, Alvin Casey, Billy Ray Reynolds - guitar
Ralph Mooney - pedal steel guitar
Joe Osborne - bass

Glen Hardin - piano
Don Brook - harmonica
Gene Marlino, Vangie Carmichael, Bob Tebow, William Brown, Stan Farber - backing vocals




Sunday, September 15, 2013

The Williams Brothers - Andy & David








The Williams Brothers - Andy & David
Varese Vintage 066350 (1974)




Track Listing:
1. Sha-La-La
2. What's Your Name
3. It Hurts to Be in Love
4. This Diamond Ring
5. Roll River
6. Let Me Love You
7. Cathy's Clown
8. Hello Mary Lou
9. Secretly
10. Say It Again
11. Why Don't They Understand
12. Every Other Sunday
13. I Don't Know How Say Goodbye







Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Andy Williams - Vocals
David Williams - Vocals
James Burton, Dean Parks - Guitar
Alan Estes - Percussion
Jim Haas, Tom Bahler - Background Vocals
Carol Kaye - Bass
Chuck Findley, Dick Hyde, Lew McCreary, Ollie Mitchell - Brass
Gayle Levant - Harp
Michael Lloyd - Piano, Background Vocals, Arranger, Producer
Marty Paich - Arranger, Producer
Don Costa - Arranger, Producer
Mike Curb - Producer
Sid Sharp - String Director
Marty Wekser - Producer





Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Howard Roberts - Guilty!!








Howard Roberts - Guilty!!
Capitol Records T-2824 (1967)





Side One:
1. Watch What Happens
2. Ode To Billie Joe
3. Triste
4. Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
5. Look Of Love
6. Yellow Days



Side Two:
1. Walk Tall
2. You And I
3. O Barquinho
4. Wait Until Dark
5. Up, Up and Away








Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Howard Roberts - guitar
Dave Grusin - organ
Chuck Berghofer - bass
Al Hendrickson, Jack Marshall - guitar
Paulo Fernando de Magalhaes, Larry Bunker - drums, percussion
Claudio Miranda - percussion, vocals
Vic Feldman - electric piano, percussion
David Cavanaugh, Jack Marshall - producer





Thursday, August 29, 2013

Marty Cooper - A Minute Of Your Time








Marty Cooper - A Minute Of Your Time
Barnaby Records BR-15004 (1972)






Side One:
1. To Say Goodbye To Anne
2. Cowboys And Daddies
3. Tell The Singer I'm Sorry
4. Oh, Country
5. The Indiana Girl




Side Two:
1. I Wrote A Song
2. The First Band I Ever Played With
3. Another Day, Another Year
4. Mama Was A Cowgirl
5. The View From Ward Three (A Minute Of Your Time)








Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Marty Cooper - vocals, producer
Larry Carlton - guitar
Richard Bennett - steel guitar
John McEuen - bass, guitar
Bobby Bruce - fiddle
Larry Muhoberac - piano, arranger
Kim Carnes, Brooks Hunnicu - background vocals
Ken Mansfield - producer





Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Howard Roberts - Spinning Wheel








Howard Roberts - Spinning Wheel
Capitol Records ST-336 (1969)





Side One:
1. Spinning Wheel
2. Country Scuffle
3. Gasoline Alley
4. Bros. Of Serendipity



Side Two:
1. More Today Than Yesterday
3. Captain Bacardi
4. Crystal Illusions








Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Howard Roberts - Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
Chuck Domanico - Bass
Dave Grusin - Piano, Electric Piano, Organ
David Axelrod - Producer
Tom Scott - Saxophone, Flute, Organ





Harry Nilsson - The RCA Albums Collection








Harry Nilsson - The RCA Albums Collection
RCA Records 88697915502 (2013)




Track Listing:

Disc One: Pandemonium Shadow Show
1. Ten Little Indians (stereo)
2. 1941 (stereo)
3. Cuddly Toy (stereo)
4. She Sang Hymns Out Of Tune (stereo)
5. You Can't Do That (stereo)
6. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend (stereo)
7. She's Leaving Home (stereo)
8. There Will Never Be (stereo)
9. Without Her (stereo)
10. Freckles (stereo)
11. It's Been So Long (stereo)
12. River Deep-Mountain High (stereo)
13. Ten Little Indians (mono)
14. 1941 (mono)
15. Cuddly Toy (mono)
16. She Sang Hymns Out Of Tune (mono)
17. You Can't Do That (mono)
18. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend (mono)
19. She's Leaving Home (mono)
20. There Will Never Be (mono)
21. Without Her (mono)
22. Freckles (mono)
23. It's Been So Long (mono)
24. River Deep-Mountain High (mono)



Disc Two: Aerial Ballet
1. Daddy's Song (stereo)
2. Good Old Desk (stereo)
3. Don't Leave Me (stereo)
4. Mr. Richland's Favorite Song (stereo)
5. Little Cowboy (stereo)
6. Together (stereo)
7. Everybody's Talkin' (stereo)
8. I Said Goodbye To Me (stereo)
9. Little Cowboy (stereo)
10. Mr. Tinker (stereo)
11. One (stereo)
12. The Wailing Of The Willow (stereo)
13. Bath (stereo)
14. Daddy's Song (mono)
15. Good Old Desk (mono)
16. Don't Leave Me (mono)
17. Mr. Richland's Favorite Song (mono)
18. Little Cowboy (mono)
19. Together (mono)
20. Everybody's Talkin' (mono)
21. I Said Goodbye To Me (mono)
22. Little Cowboy (mono)
23. Mr. Tinker (mono)
24. One (mono)
25. The Wailing Of The Willow (mono)
26. Bath (mono)
27. Aerial Ballet Radio Spot



Disc Three: Harry
1. The Puppy Song
2. Nobody Cares About The Railroads Anymore
3. Open Your Window
4. Mother Nature's Son
5. Fairfax Rag
6. City Life
7. Mournin' Glory Story
8. Maybe
9. Marchin' Down Broadway
10. I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City
11. Rainmaker
12. Mr. Bojangles
13. Simon Smith And His Amazing Dancing Bear
14. I Will Take You There (single mix)
15. Waiting
16. Rainmaker (single mix)
17. Mournin' Glory Story (single mix)
18. Garbage Can Ballet (alternate version)
19. Harry Radio Spot
20. Voices Of Vista Radio Spots



Disc Four: Nilsson Sings Newman
1. Vine St.
2. Love Story
3. Yellow Man
4. Caroline
5. Cowboy
6. The Beehive State
7. I'll Be Home
8. Living Without You
9. Dayton, Ohio 1903
10. So Long Dad
11. Snow
12. Love Story (alternate version)
13. Cowboy (alternate version)
14. I'll Be Home (alternate version)
15. Living Without You (alternate version)



Disc Five: The Point!
1. Everything's Got 'Em
2. The Town
3. Me And My Arrow
4. The Game
5. Poli High
6. The Trial And Banishment
7. Think About Your Troubles
8. The Pointed Man
9. Life Line
10. The Birds
11. P.O.V. Waltz
12. The Clearing In The Woods
13. Are You Sleeping?
14. Oblio's Return
15. Think About Your Troubles (alternate version)
16. Life Line (alternate version)
17. Down To The Valley (alternate version)
18. I'll Never Leave You
19. The Point! Travel Brochure Radio Spot With Bill Martin



Disc Six: Aerial Pandemonium Ballet
1. Introduction
2. 1941
3. Daddy's Song
4. Mr. Richland's Favorite Song
5. Good Old Desk
6. Everybody's Talkin'
7. Bath
8. River Deep-Mountain High
9. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend
10. Don't Leave Me
11. Without Her
12. Together
13. One
14. Closing
15. You Can't Do That
16. It's Been So Long (italian version)
17. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend (italian version)
18. Without Her (italian version)
19. Cuddly Toy (italian version)
20. You Can't Do That (italian version)
21. BBC Saturday Club Introduction
22. 1941 (live)
23. Mr. Richland's Favorite Song (live)
24. Nilsson Talks With Brian Matthew
25. Together (live)
26. Good Old Desk (live)
27. Aerial Pandemonium Ballet Radio Spot



Disc Seven: Nilsson Schmilsson
1. Gotta Get Up
2. Driving Along
3. Early In The Morning
4. The Moonbeam Song
5. Down
6. Without You
7. Coconut
8. Let The Good Times Roll
9. Jump Into The Fire
10. I'll Never Leave You
11. Si No Estas Tu
12. How Can I Be Sure Of You
13. The Moonbeam Song (demo)
14. Lamaze
15. Old Forgotten Soldier (demo)
16. Gotta Get Up (alternate version)



Disc Eight: Son Of Schmilsson
1. Take 54
2. Remember (Christmas)
3. Joy
4. Turn On Your Radio
5. You're Breakin' My Heart
6. Spaceman
7. The Lottery Song
8. At My Front Door
9. Ambush
10. I'd Rather Be Dead
11. The Most Beautiful World In The World
12. What's Your Sign?
13. Take 54 (alternate version)
14. Campo De Encino
15. Daybreak (single version)
16. It Had To Be You/I'd Rather Be Dead
17. Son Of Schmilsson Radio Spot



Disc Nine: A Little Touch Of Schmilsson In The Night
1. Lazy Moon
2. For Me And My Gal
3. It Had To Be You
4. Always
5. Makin' Whoopee!
6. You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want To Do It)
7. Lullaby In Ragtime
8. I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
9. What'll I Do
10. Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)
11. This Is All I Ask
12. As Time Goes By
13. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
14. Make Believe



Disc Ten: Pussy Cats
1. Many Rivers To Cross
2. Subterranean Homesick Blues
3. Don't Forget Me
4. All My Life
5. Old Forgotten Soldier
6. Save The Last Dance FOr Me
7. Mucho Mungo/Mt. Elga
8. Loop De Loop
9. Black Sails
10. Rock Around The Clock
11. Down By The Sea
12. The Flying Saucer Song
13. Turn Out The Light
14. Save The Last Dance For Me (alternate version)
15. Don't Forget Me
16. Black Sails (demo)



Disc Eleven: Duit On Mon Dei
1. Jesus Christ You're Tall
2. It's A Jungle Out There
3. Down By The Sea
4. Kojak Columbo
5. Easier For Me
6. Turn Out The Light
7. Salmon Falls
8. Puget Sound
9. What's Your Sign?
10. Home
11. Good For God
12. Goin' Down



Disc Twelve: Sandman
1. I'll Take A Tango
2. Something True
3. Pretty Soon There'll Be Nothing Left For Everybody
4. The Ivy Covered Walls
5. Here's Why I Did Not Go To Work Today
6. The Flying Saucer Song
7. How To Write A Song
8. Jesus Christ You're Tall
9. Will She Miss Me?
10. A Tree Out In The Yard (Central Park)



Disc Thirteen: ...That's The Way It Is
1. That Is All
2. Just One Look/Baby I'm Yours
3. Moonshine Bandit
4. I Need You
5. A Thousand Miles Away
6. Sail Away
7. She Sits Down On me
8. Daylight Has Caught Me
9. Zombie Jamboree (Back To Back)
10. That Is All (reprise)
11. ...That's The Way It Is Radio Spot



Disc Fourteen: Knnillssonn
1. All I Think About Is You
2. I Never Thought I'd Get This Lonely
3. Who Done It?
4. Lean On Me
5. Goin' Down
6. Old Bones
7. Sweet Surrender
8. Blanket For A Sail
9. Laughin' Man
10. Perfect Day
11. Ain't It Kinda Wonderful
12. Sweet Lorraine
13. Shuffle Off To Buffalo
14. Ballin' The Jack
15. All I Think About Is You (demo)
16. Knillssonn Radio Spot



Disc Fifteen: Nilsson Sessions 1967-1968
1. 1941 (demo)
2. World (demo)
3. Signs (demo)
4. Cuddly Toy (demo)
5. This Could Be The Night (demo)
6. As I Wander Lonely
7. The Family
8. Miss Butter's Lament
9. Mr. Tinker
10. Leggenda
11. Sister Marie
12. She Wandered Through The Garden Fence
13. One (alternate version)
14. I Said Goodbye To Me (alternate version)
15. Searchin'
16. She's Just Laughing At Me
17. Together (alternate version)
18. Bath (alternate version)



Disc Sixteen: Nilsson Sessions 1968-1971
1. You Are Here
2. The Cast And Crew
3. Garbage Can Ballet
4. I Will Take You There
5. Girlfriend
6. Wasting My Time
7. Rainmaker (alternate version)
8. Open Your Window (alternate take)
9. Postcard
10. Think About Your Troubles (alternate version)
11. Marry Me A Little
12. Ballin' The Jack
13. Gotta Get Up (demo)
14. Down To The Valley (single mix)
15. Buy My Album (single mix)
16. Joy (alternate version)
17. Blackbird
18. Paradise
19. Lucille
20. Early In The Morning (alternate version)



Disc Seventeen: Nilsson Sessions 1971-1974
1. Walk Right Back
2. Jump Into The Fire (alternate version)
3. Isolation
4. Without You (demo)
5. Driving Along (demo)
6. Gotta Get Up (demo)
7. Coconut (demo)
8. Old Forgotten Soldier (alternate demo)
9. Down (demo)
10. The Moonbeam Song (alternate demo)
11. Jump Into The Fire (single version)
12. Per Chi
13. Joy (guitar demo)
14. Joy (piano demo)
15. You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want To Do It) (alternate version)
16. Lullaby In Ragtime (alternate version)
17. Always (alternate version)
18. It Had To Be You (alternate version)
19. I Want You To Sit On My Face
20. A Souvenir - Also Sprach Schmilsson Schmixon







Personnel:
John Guerin - drums, percussion
Harry Nilsson - vocals, keyboards, guitar, harmonica
Mike Deasy - guitar
Michael Duré - guitar
Neil LaVang - guitar
Mac Rebennack - guitar, keyboards
Bob Segarini - guitar
Ray Brown - bass
Al McKibbon - bass
Lyle Ritz - bass
William Trochim - bass
Richie Frost - drums
Vann Slatter - drums
Jerry Williams - drums
Dale Anderson - percussion
Hubert Anderson - percussion
Milt Holland - percussion
Mike Melvoin - keyboards
Don Ralke - keyboards
Roy Caton - trumpet
David Duke - french horn
Robert M. Knight - brass
Carroll Lewis - trumpet
Ollie Mitchell - trumpet
Dick Nash - trombone
Tom Scott - woodwinds
Jesse Ehrlich - cello
Paul Shure - strings
Robert Sushel - strings
Darrell Terwilliger - violin
Dennis Budimir - guitar, ukulele, banjo
James Burton - guitar
Al Casey - guitar
David Cohen - guitar
Drake Levin - guitar
Tommy Tedesco - guitar
Larry Knechtel - bass, keyboards
Jim Gordon - drums, percussion
John Philips - percussion
Bill Martin - keyboards
Michael Wofford - keyboards
Tommy Morgan - harmonica
Norman Benno - brass
Gene Cipriano - woodwinds
Robert Enevoldsen - brass
Bernard Fleischer - brass
Jim Horn - woodwinds
Dick Hyde - trombone
John Johnson - woodwinds
Plas Johnson - woodwinds
Lew McCreary - trombone
Tony Terran - trumpet
Robert Hardaway - woodwinds
John E. Lowe - woodwinds
Johnny Rotella - woodwinds
Israel Baker - strings
Arnold Belnick - strings
Bobby Bruce - strings
Donnie Douglas - strings
James Getzoff - strings
Edgar Lustgarten - strings
Ray Kelley - strings
Michael Mutt - strings
Myron Sandler - strings
Ralph Schaeffer - strings
Fred Seykora - strings
Marshall Sosson - strings
Tibor Zelig - strings
Randy Newman - piano
Max Bennett - bass, recorder
Stephen LaFever - bass
Frank Capp - drums
Earl Palmer - drums
Michael Lang - keyboards
Michel Rubini - keyboards
Ralph Grierson - keyboards
Dorothy Rensen - harp
Ian Duck - guitar
Caleb Quaye - guitar
Chris Spedding - guitar, bouyoukia
John Uribe - guitar
Klaus Voorman - guitar, bass
Herbie Flowers - bass
Jim Keltner - drums
Roger Pope - drums
Richard Perry - percussion, keyboards
Jimmy Webb - keyboards
Gary Wright - keyboards
Roger Coolan - keyboards
Henry Krein - accordion
Bobby Keys - saxophone
Jim Price - trumpet, trombone
Peter Frampton - guitar
Lowell George - guitar
Paul Keogh - guitar
Les Thatcher - guitar
George Harrison - guitar
Red Rhodes - pedal steel guitar
Barry Morgan - drums
Ringo Starr - drums
Ray Cooper - percussion
Nicky Hopkins - keyboards
Graham Smith - harmonica
Dominick Fera - horns
Wilbur Schwartz - horns
Richard Mackey - horns
Tony Gilbert - orchestra member
Ray Cohen - orchestra member
Charles Vorzinger - orchestra member
Leonard Dighl - orchestra member
Keith Bird - orchestra member
Ken Cooper - orchestra member
Tony Randell - orchestra member
George Turnland - orchestra member
Alan Peters - orchestra member
Lou Rosen - orchestra member
Lou Whiteson - orchestra member
Derek Collins - orchestra member
Ken Essex - orchestra member
Maurice Taylor - orchestra member
Reginald Mosley - orchestra member
Dannie McCOnnell - orchestra member
George French - orchestra member
Red Leopold - orchestra member
Steve Shingles - orchestra member
Nat Comrass - orchestra member
Jesse Ed Davis - guitar
Danny Kortchmar - guitar
Pete Kleinow - pedal steel guitar
Keith Moon - drums
Norman Kurban - percussion
May Pang - percussion
Jane Getz - keyboards
Ken Ascher - keyboards
Willie Smith - keyboards
Trevor Lawrence - brass
Robert Greenidge - pedal steel guitar, percussion, steel drum
Fred Myrow - keyboards
Van Dyke Parks - keyboards
Emmett Kennedy - percussion
Patrick Murphy - percussion
Gene Estes - percussion
John Bergamo - marimba
Cosmo DeAguero - marimba
Victor Feldman - marimba
Douglas Dillard - banjo
Denzil Laughton - harp
Gayle Levant - harp
Norman Herzberg - bassoon
Lloyd Hildebrand - bassoon
Robert Tricarico - bassoon
Ron Langinger - woodwinds
Jay Migliori - woodwinds
Lew Tabackin - woodwinds
Jules Jacob - woodwinds
John Bambridge - woodwinds
Joseph Soldo - woodwinds
Bud Brisbois - horns
Charles Dinwiddle - horns
Chuck Findley - trumpet
Paul Hubinon - horns
Jerome Jumonville - horns
Bobby Keys - woodwinds
Martin Krystall - horns
Malcom McNabb - trumpet
Tom Shepard - horns
Myer Bello - strings
Samuel Boghossian - strings
Joseph DiTullio - strings
Assa Drori - strings
Arni Egildson - strings
Henry Ferber - strings
Ronald Folsom - strings
Allan Harshman - strings
Harry Hyams - strings
William Hymanson - strings
Armand Kaproff - strings
Dennis Karmazyn - strings
Louis Kievman - strings
Raphael Kramer - strings
Bernard Kundell - strings
Abe Luboff - strings
Kathleen Lustgarten - strings
Joy Lyle - strings
Gordon Marrow - strings
Peter Mercurio - strings
Joe Mondragon - strings
Gareth Nuttycombe - strings
Stanley Plummer - strings
David Schwartz - strings
Sid Sharp - strings
Harry Shlutz - strings
Haim Shtrum - strings
Jeff Solow - strings
Robert Stone - strings
Limm Subotnick - strings
Reher Sven - strings
David Turner - strings
Gerald Vinci - strings
Keith Allison - guitar
Michael Anthony - guitar
Peter Jameson - guitar
John Morrell - guitar
Fred Tackett - guitar
Derrek VanEaton - guitar
Lon VanEaton - guitar
Chili Charles - drums
Doug Hoefer - percussion
Thomas Collier - percussion, keyboards
James Newton Howard - keyboards
David Paich - keyboards
Malcolm Cecil - keyboards
Steven Madaio - horns
Benny Powell - horns
James Roberts - horns
Henry Sigismonti - horns
Charles Gould - bassoon
Melvin Tax - bassoon
Joe Darensbourg - horns
Andrew Blakeney  - horns
Herbert Harper - horns
Murray Adler - strings
James Bond Jr. - strings
Rolice Dale - strings
Edward Green - strings
Harris Goldman - strings
Raphael Kramer - strings
Carl Lamagna - strings
Michael Nowak - strings
Polly Sweeney - strings
William Weiss - strings
Charlotte Sax - strings
James Griffin - bass
Don Randi - keyboards





Friday, August 23, 2013

Harry Nilsson - Harry








Harry Nilsson - Harry
RCA Victor LSP-4197 (1969)






Side One:
1. The Puppy Song
2. Nobody Cares About The Railroads Anymore
3. Open Your Window
4. Mother Nature's Son
5. Fairfax Rag
6. City Life



Side Two:
1. Mournin' Glory Story
2. Maybe
3. Marchin' Down Broadway
4. I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City
5. Rainmaker
6. Mr. Bojangles
7. Simon Smith And The Amazing Dancing Bear








Personnel:
John Guerin, Milt Holland, John Phillips - percussion
Harry Nilsson - vocals
Jim Gordon - drums, percussion
Mike Melvoin, Bill Martin - piano
Larry Knechtel - bass, piano
Larry Ritz - bass
David Cohen, Howard Roberts, Dennis Budimir, James Burton, Al Casey, Tommy Tedesco, Drake Levin - guitar
Michael Wofford - piano, harpsichord
Tommy Morgan - harmonica
Norman Benno, Gene Cipriano, David Duke, Tom Scott, Robert Enevoldsen, James Horn, Dick Hyde, John Johnson, Lew McReary, Oliver Mitchell, Richard Nash, Anthony Terren - brass
Bernard Fleischer, Plas Johnson - brass, woodwinds
Robert Hardaway, John E. Lowe, Johnny Rotella - woodwinds
Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Bobby Bruce, Mayrond Sandler, Ralph Schaeffer, Donnie Douglas, James Getzoff, Edgar Lustgarden, Raymod J. Kelley, Michael Mutt, Frederick Seykora, Marshall Soson, Darell Terwilliger, Tibor Zelig - strings
George Tipton - arranger, conductor
Rick Jarrard - producer





Ray Ruff - Truth Of Truths-A Contemporary Rock Opera








Ray Ruff - Truth Of Truths-A Contemporary Rock Opera
Oak Records OR 1001 (1971)






Track Listing:
1. The Overture
2. Creation, Genesis 1 & 2
3. The Fall, Genesis 3
4. Forty Days and Forty Nights, Genesis 6-8
5. Tower of Babel, Genesis 11
6. God Called on to Abraham, Genesis 12 & 17
7. Sodom and Gomorrah Were the Cities of Sin, Genesis 19
8. Joseph, Beloved Son of Israel, Genesis 37-45
9. Let My People Go, Exodus 1-15, 32
10. The Ten Commandments, Exodus 20
11. Song of the Children of Israel (Exodus), Exodus 15
12. David to Bathsheba, 2 Samuel 11 & 12
13. Turn Back to God, Jeremiah 2-5
14. Prophecies of the Coming Messiah, Isaiah 7:14; 9:6,7; 53:3-7; Micah 5:2; Jeremiah 31:15; Deuteronomy 16:10; 27:12; 41:9; 68:18
15. My Life is in Your Hands, Luke 46-58
16. John the Baptist, John 19-37
17. He's the Light of the World, Matthew 5,6; 3 John
18. Hosanna, Matthew 21
19. The Last Supper, Matthew 26:1-35; 1 John 13
20. I am What I Say I am, Matthew 26:36-56
21. The Trial, Matthew 26:57 - 27:31
22. The Road, Luke 23:26-33
23. The Cross, Luke 23:34-49
24. Jesus of Nazareth, John 20:19-29
25. Resurrection, John 20:11-18
26. He Will Come Again, Matthew 24:29-31; Revelation 19:11-16
27. The Prophecies of the Coming of the End of the World, John 20:11-18








Personnel:
John Guerin, Hal Blaine, John Raines - Drums
Ray Ruff - Producer
Ernie Freedman, Dick Hieronymus - Arranger
Jim Backus - the voice of God
Donnie Brooks, Dick St. John, Sandy St. John, John Mancha, Mike Mancha, Lise Miller, Patti Sterling, Dave Rene, Ben Short, Pat Liston of the Friends and Brothers, Lloyd Schoonmaker, Don the Great, Doug Gibbs, Val Stöecklein - Lead Vocals
Sonny Craver, Scott Thompson, Roberta Watson, Patrice Holloway, Andrea Albin, Janie Mickens Lovett, Doris Thompson, Karen Bourne, Judi Brown, Joanne Willis, Karen Ditto, Jessie Richardson, John and Herb - Background Vocals
Bill Kurasch, Sid Sharp, Art Zungolo, Ralph Schaeffer, Sam Boghossian, Tibor Zelig, Henry Ferber - Violin
Christine Walevska, Ed Stanley - Cello
Larry Carlton, Dennis Budimir, Jerry Cole - Guitar
Reinie Press, Ray Pohlman - Bass
Larry Muhoberac - Piano
Gary Coleman - Vocals
Joe Osborn - Bass
Ray Kelly - Guitar
Harry Hyams, Joseph DiFiore - Viola
Paul Hubinon, Tony Terran - Trumpet
Julie Jacob - Saxophone
Bill Fritz - Reeds
Sinclair Lott - French Horn
George Price, Robert Enevoldsen, Arthur Maebe, William Hinshaw - Horns
Lou McCreary, Dick Hyde - Trombone





Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Honey Ltd. - The Complete LHI Recordings







Honey Ltd. - The Complete LHI Recordings
Light In The Attic LITA 102 (2013)





Track Listing:
1. The Warrior
2. No, You Are
3. I've Got Your Man
4. Silk 'N Honey
5. For Your Mind
6. Come Down
7. Louie, Louie
8. Tomorrow Your Heart
9. Eli's Coming
10. Silver Threads and Golden Needles
11. I'm So Glad
12. Love, the Devil
13. Not for Me









Personnel:
John Guerin, Donald Frost, Jim Gordon - Drums
Laura Polkinghome, Marsha Jo Temmer, Joan Sliwin, Alexandra Sliwin - Vocals
Carol Kaye, Chuck Berghofer, Allan Beutlar, Jimmy Bond, Harvey Newmark, Lyle Ritz - Bass
James Burton, Jim Helms, Ry Cooder, Mike Deasy, Don Lanier, Lou Morell - Guitar
Gary Coleman, Norm Jeffries - Percussion
Lee Hazlewood, Mike Post - Producer
Michael Lang, Mike Melvain, Don Randi - Keyboards
Jack Nitzsche - Arranger, Keyboards
Donnie Owens - Guitar, Producer
Bill Pitman - Bass, Guitar
Ray Caton, Jules Chaikinm James Decker, David Duke, Virgil Evans, Jim Horn, Dick Hyde, Plas Johnson, Richard Leith, Lew McCreary, Oliver Mitchell, Morris Repass, Thomas Scott - Brass
Ian Freebairn Smith - Arranger
Arnold Belnick, Harold Bemko, David Burk, Jesse Ehrlich, Armand Kaproff, Jerome Kessler, Bernard Kundell, William Kurasch, Leonard Malarsky, Ralph Schaffer, Sidney Sharp, Tibor Zelig - Strings





Wednesday, June 12, 2013

John Klemmer - Touch








John Klemmer - Touch
ABC Records ABCD-922 (1975)







Side One:
1. Touch
2. Glass Dolphins
3. Waterwheels
4. Free Fall Lover





Side Two:
1. Sleeping Eyes
2. Body Pulse
3. Tone Row Weaver
4. Walk With Me My Love And Dream








Personnel:
John Guerin, Harvey Mason - Drums
John Klemmer - Tenor Saxophone, Echoplex, Flute, Fender Rhodes, Narrator, Producer, Arranger
Larry Carlton - Acoustic Guitar
Chuck Domanico, Chuck Rainey - Bass
Dave Grusin, George Duke - Fender Rhodes
Emil Richards, Joe Porcaro - Percussion
Mitch Holder - 12-string Guitar, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
David Batteau - Vocals
Stephan Goldman - Producer





John Klemmer - Barefoot Ballet








John Klemmer - Barefoot Ballet
ABC Records ABCD-95 (1976)






Side One:
1. Barefoot Ballet
2. Forest Child
3. Crystal Fingers
4. Whisper To The Wind



Side Two:
1. Poem Painter
2. At 17
3. Talking Hands
4. Rain Dancer
5. Naked







Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
John Klemmer - Echoplex, Arranger, African Wood Flute, Tenor Saxophone, Producer
Larry Carlton - Acoustic Guitar
Chuck Domanico - Bass
Dave Grusin - Electric Piano, Acoustic Piano
Bernie Fleischer - Alto Flute, Bass Flute
Joe Porcaro - Percussion
Stephan Goldman - Producer





Les Crane - Desiderata








Les Crane - Desiderata
Warner Bros. Records BS 2570 (1971)






Side One:
1a. Prologue
1b. Desiderata
2. Vision
3. Friends
4. Beauty (Shining From The Inside Out)
5. Happiness (I Got No Cares)






Side Two:
1. Esperanza (Hope)
2. Nature (Wilderness)
3. Courage (Eyes That See)
4. Independence (A Different Drummer)
5a. Love (Children Learn What They Live)
5b. Epilogue








Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Fred Werner - Arranger, Conductor
Chuck Domanico - Bass
Dennis Budimir - Guitar
Emil Richards, Joe Porcaro - Percussion
Louie Shelton - Guitar
Michel Rubini - Piano
Carol Carmichael - Vocals
Jim Horn - Flute
Evangeline Carmichael - Vocals
Fred Werner, Les Crane - Producer





Letta Mbulu ‎– Letta Mbulu Sings








Letta Mbulu ‎– Letta Mbulu Sings
Capitol Records T 2874 (1967)






Side One:
1. Aredze
2. Pula Yetla
3. Zola (Mra)
4. Bhanoyi
5. Thokoza
6. My Son



Side Two:
1. Wacha
2. Magwalandini
3. Qhinebe
4. Sexwaxwa
5. Where Does It Lead









Personnel:
John Guerin - drums, percussion
Letta Mbulu - vocals
H.B. Barnum - arranger, conductor
David Axelrod - producer
Tony Terran, Freddie Hill - trumpet
Bill Green - saxophone, piccolo
Jim Horn, Plas Johnson - saxophone
Don Randi - piano, organ
Neil Levang, Les Buie - guitar
Arthur Wright - bass
Frank Guerrero - vibraphone, tympani, percussion
Gene Estes - tympani, vibraphone, percussion
Joe Clayton - bongos, congas





Letta Mbulu - Free Soul








Letta Mbulu - Free Soul
Capitol Records ST-2929 (1968)





Side One:
1. Gumba-Gumba
2. Kukuchi
3. What More Could Be Right
4. West Wind
5. Mamani



Side Two:
1. Ade
2. Olu Ati Ayo (Olu & Ayo)
3. Only When You're Mine Again
4. Welele









Personnel:
John Guerin - drums, bells, tympani, mallets
Letta Mbulu - vocals
H.B. Barnum - arranger, conductor
Tony Terran, Freddie Hill - trumpet, flugelhorn
Charles Loper - trombone
Dick Leith, Lew McCreary - trombone, bass trombone
Jackie Kelso - tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet
Jim Horn - tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, oboe, recorder
Dick Houlgate - bass saxophone, flute, clarinet
Don Randi - acoustic piano, electric piano, harpsichord
Mike Melvoin - organ
Al Casey, John Gray, Les Buie, Louis Morell, Barry Rillera, Carol Kaye - guitar
Bob Wes - acoustic bass, electric bass
Earl Palmer - drums, tympani, bells
Joe Clayton - congas
King Errison- bongos
Gary Coleman - boo bams, tamborine
Ken Watson - mallets, traps, Latin percussion
David Axelrod - producer
Dick Nash - trombone
Bill Green - flute, recorder
Ray Pohlman - bass
Butch Rillera - drums
Joe Clayton - percussion
Frank Guerrero - timbales
Gene Estes  - percussion





Friday, May 31, 2013

Bobby McFerrin - Bobby McFerrin








Bobby McFerrin - Bobby McFerrin
Elektra Musician Records E1 60023 (1982)




Side One:
1. Dance with Me
2. Feline
3. You've Really Got a Hold on Me
4. Moondance
5. All Feets Can Dance



Side Two:
1. Sightless Bird
2. Peace
3. Jubilee
4. Hallucinations
5. Chicken






Personnel:
John Guerin – Drums
Bobby McFerrin – Arranger, Vocals, Fender Rhodes
H. B. Bennett, James Preston, Frank Vilardi – Drums
Joe Caro, Steve Erquiaga, Kenny Karsh, Peter Maunu – Guitar
Stu Feldman, Randy Jackson, Larry Klein, John Siegler – Bass
Victor Feldman – Piano, Fender Rhodes
Kenneth Nash – Percussion
Phoebe Snow – Vocals
Nicholas Ten Broeck – Arranger
Linda Goldstein – Producer





Fred Karlin - The Baby Maker OST








Fred Karlin - The Baby Maker OST
Ode Records SP 77002 (1970)




Track Listing:
1. Third Month
2. People Come, People Go (vocal)
3. Tish
4. Blue Paint
5. Suzanne at the Pond
6. Lotus Baby Pant'n Mantra Blues
7. People Come, People Go (instrumental)
8. People Come, People Go (instrumental)
9. Doctor's Office
10. Lotus Baby Pant'n Mantra Blues
11. Tish
12. People Come, People Go (vocal)
13. Ninth Month What Do Ya Do?







Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Dwayne Bryant - Saxophone, Vocals
James Burton - Guitar
Jean Cipriano - Woodwind
David Cohen - Guitar
Buddy Collette - Woodwind
Randy Fuller - Bass
Alton Hendrickson - Guitar
Plas Johnson - Woodwind
Ronald Longinger - Flute
Michael Melvoin - Piano
Ted Nash - Woodwind
Joe Osborn - Bass
Andrea Powell - Vocals
Billy Powell - Keyboards
Emil Richards - Percussion
Howard Roberts - Guitar
Clifford Shank - Woodwind
Clark Spangler - Organ
Ralph Vitlin - Flute





V/A - Grace Of My Heart OST








V/A - Grace Of My Heart OST
MCA Soundtracks MCASD-11510 (1996)







Track Listing:
1. God Give Me Strength
2. Love Doesn't Ever Fail Us
3. Take a Run at the Sun
4. I Do
5. Between Two Worlds
6. My Secret Love
7. Man from Mars
8. Born to Love That Boy
9. Truth Is You Lied
10. Unwanted Number
11. Groovin' on You
12. In Another World
13. Don't You Think It's Time
14. Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
15. A Boat on the Sea









Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
Burt Bacharach - piano, producer, arranger
Elvis Costello - vocals, producer
The Williams Brothers - vocals
J Mascis - vocals, producer
For Real - vocals
Shawn Colvin - vocals
Miss Lily Banquette - vocals
Kristen Vigard - vocals
Jill Sobule - vocals
Juned - vocals
Portrait - vocals
Tiffany Anders - vocals
Boyd Rice - vocals
Larry Klein - producer, bass
David Campbell, Eddie Karam, Elena Barere, Gene Page, Jimmie Haskell - arranger
Jim Cox  - arranger, producer
Alex Acuña - percussion, drums
Dale Balensiefen - guitar
Chuck Berghofer - trumpet
Dave Carey - percussion
Randy Crenshaw - vocals
Donna Davidson - vocals
Lawrence Feldman - woodwinds
Michael Fischer - percussion
Flea - bass
Steve Foreman - percussion
Tommy Funderburk - background vocals
Dominic Genova - bass
Ed Greene - drums
Claudia Groom - guitar
Jim Haas - background vocals
Dan Higgins - woodwinds
Leslie Johnson - background vocals
Plas Johnson - tenor saxophone
Raven Kane - background vocals
Greg Kurstin - piano
Greg Leisz - guitar
Steve Lindsey - organ
Rick Logan - background vocals
Sal Marquez - trumpet
Mike Melvoin - piano
Rob Mounsey - piano, keyboards
Bobbi Page - background vocals
Chris Parker - drums
Dean Parks - guitar
Herb Pedersen - guitar, banjo, vocals
Lynette Rennells - background vocals
Chad Smith - drums
Lew Soloff - trumpet
David Spinozza - guitar
Lloyd Stripling - trumpet
Freddie "Ready Freddie" Washington - bass
Doug Webb - saxophone
Andrew Williams - producer
Victoria Williams - vocals
T-Bone Wolk - bass





V/A - The Many Faces Of Bird








V/A - The Many Faces Of Bird
Jazzvisions/Verve Records 841 285 (1991)






Track Listing:
1. Intro
2. April in Paris
3. Scrapple from the Apple
4. Billie's Bounce
5. Yardbird Suite
6. Moose the Mooche








Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Monty Budwig - Bass
Richie Cole - Alto Saxophone
Lee Konitz - Alto Saxophone
Lou Levy - Piano
Jack Lewis - Producer
Bobby McFerrin - Vocals
James Moody - Alto Saxophone
Bud Shank - Alto Saxophone





V/A - Highlander II/The Quickening OST








V/A - Highlander II/The Quickening OST
Bronze Records 9031-73657-2 (1991)





Track Listing:
1. Trust performed by Heeren Stevens
2. One Dream performed by Lou Gramm Band
3. Who's That Man performed by The Magnetic AKA
4. Haunted performed by Glenn Hughes
5. Here We Go performed by Notorious
6. As Time Goes By performed by Brenda Russell
7. It's A Perfect World performed by Cash Hollywood featuring Ellis Hall
8. Bird Light
9. Destroy Shield
10. Sun Shield / Dam Escape











Personnel:
John Guerin - drums
The Seattle Symphony And Symphony Chorale
Larry Klein - bass
Russell Ferrante - keyboards, piano
Steve Lindsey - producer
Brenda Russell - producer, vocals
Jeff Seitz - producer
Stewart Copeland - producer
Glenn Hughes - vocals
Donald Markowitz - producer
Tom Harriman - producer
Ellis Hall - vocals
Vivian Campbell - guitar
Lou Gramm - vocals
James Guthrie - producer
Robert Ezrin - producer
Adrian Lee - producer
Brian Tatler - guitar
Nigel Ross-Scott - bass
Gary Wallis - drums
Adrian Lee - keyboards
Heeren Stevens - vocals




V/A - Bird OST








V/A - Bird OST
Columbia Records SC 44299 (1988)






Side One:
1. Lester Leaps In
2. I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
3. Laura
4. All Of Me
5. This Time The Dream's On Me




Side Two:
1. Ko Ko
2. Cool Blues
3. April In Paris
4. Now's The Time
5. Ornithology
6. Parker's Mood








Personnel:
John Guerin - Drums
Chuck Berghofer, Ray Brown, Ron Carter - Bass
Barry Harris, Monty Alexander, Walter Davis, Jr. - Piano
Lennie Niehaus - Producer
Charles McPherson, Charlie Parker - Alto Saxophone
Jon Faddis, Red Rodney - Trumpet
Charlie Shoemake - Vibraphone






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