Thursday, December 28, 2017

Tiny Tim - God Bless Tiny Tim



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

Side One
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

Side Two
1. The Other Side
2. Ever Since You Told Me That You Love Me (I'm A Nut)
3. Daddy, Daddy, What Is Heaven Like?
4. The Coming Home Party
5. Fill Your Heart
6. I Got You, Babe
7. This Is All I Ask

Personnel:
Tiny Tim - ukulele, vocals
Jim Gordon - drums
John Guerin - drums
Gene Pello - drums
Joe Porcaro - drums
Larry Knechtel - keyboards
Mike Melvoin - keyboards
Pete Jolly - keyboards
Mike Deasy - guitar
Bill Pitman - guitar
Dennis Budimir - guitar
Herb Ellis - guitar
Louis Morell - guitar
Howard Roberts - guitar
Tommy Tedesco - guitar
Michael Anthony - guitar
Milt Holland - percussion
Victor Feldman - percussion
Emil Richards - percussion
Gary Coleman - percussion
Chuck Berghofer - bass
David Duke - french horn
Tony Terran - trumpet
Jules Chaikin - trumpet
Buddy Childers - trumpet
Richard Leith - trombone
Lew McCreary - trombone
William Byers - trombone
Robert Hardaway - oboe
Gene Cipriani - saxophone
Tom Scott - saxophone
Allan Harshmann - viola
Dan Neufeld - viola
Joseph DiFiore - viola
Leonard Selic - viola
Philip Goldberg - viola
Gerald Vinci - violin
Arnold Belnick - violin
Bernie Kundall - violin
Tibor Zelig - violin
Ambrose Russo - violin
Wilbert Nuttycombe - violin
George Kast - violin
Sam Boghossian - violin
Sid Sharp - violin
Albert Steinberg - violin
Ralph Schaeffer - violin
Henry Ferber - violin
Leonard Malarsky - violin
William Kurasch - violin
Lou Klass - violin
Raymond Kelly - cello
Joseph Saxon - cello
Jesse Ehrlich - cello
Joseph DiTullio - cello
Gayle Levant - harp
Red Rhodes - pedal steel guitar
Frank Marocco - accordion

Doris Troy - Doris Troy


Doris Troy - Doris Troy
Apple Records ST 3371 (1970)

Side One
1. Ain't That Cute
2. Special Care
3. Give Me Back My Dynamite
4. You Tore Me Up Inside
5. Games People Play
6. Gonna Get My Baby Back
7. I've Got To Be Strong

Side Two
1. Hurry
2. So Far
3. Exactly Like You
4. You Give Me Joy Joy
5. Don't Call Me No More
6. Jacob's Ladder

Personnel:
Doris Troy - vocals, piano
George Harrison - guitar
Klaus Voormann - bass
Ringo Starr - drums
Billy Preston - piano, organ, electric piano
Stephen Stills - guitar, piano, vocals
Peter Frampton - guitar
Alan White - drums
Eric Clapton - guitar
Delaney Bramlett - percussion
Bonnie Bramlett - percussion
Leon Russell - piano
Bobby Whitlock - keyboards
Jim Gordon - drums
Rita Coolidge - vocals

Billy Preston - Encouraging Words


Billy Preston - Encouraging Words
Apple Records ST-3370 (1970)

Side One
1. Right Now
2. Little Girl
3. Use What You've Got
4. My Sweet Lord
5. Let The Music Play
6. The Same Thing Again

Side Two
1. I've Got A Feeling
2. Sing One For The Lord
3. When You Are Mine
4. I Don't Want You To Pretend
5. Encouraging Words
6. All Things Must Pass
7. You've Been Acting Strange

Personnel:
Billy Preston - vocals, keyboards, harmonica
George Harrison - guitar, synthesizer, vocals
Eric Clapton - guitar
Delaney Bramlett - guitar, vocals
Carl Radle - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
Klaus Voorman - bass
Ringo Starr - drums
Bobby Keys - saxophone
Jim Price - trumpet, trombone
The Edwin Hawkins Singers - vocals
other personnel unknown

Wichita Fall - Life Is But A Dream


Wichita Fall - Life Is But A Dream
Imperial LP-12417 (1968)

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

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

Personnel:
Larry Watson - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
Hal Blaine - drums
John Guerin - drums
Len Feigin - drums
Phillip Black - guitar, vocals
David Roush - guitar, vocals
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Wayne Newton - Pour Me A Little More Wine



Wayne Newton - Pour Me A Little More Wine
Chelsea Records BCL1-0367 (1973)

Side One
1. Pour Me A Little More Wine
2. The Morning After
3. Playground In My Mind
4. Stan & Ollie
5. All That Love Went To Waste
6. Loves Me Like A Rock

Side Two
1. Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose
2. Just Yesterday
3. My Love
4. Fool
5. Here Comes That Feeling Again

Personnel:
Wayne Newton - vocals
Jim Hughart - bass
Max Bennett - bass
Earl Palmer - drums
Hal Blaine - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Ben Benay - guitar
Dean Parks - guitar
Richard Bennett - guitar
Michael Omartian - keyboards
Mike Melvoin - keyboards
Gary Coleman - percussion
George Bohanon - trombone
Lew McCreary - trombone
Chuck Findlay - trumpet
Jay Daversa - trumpet
Ollie Mitchell - trumpet
Paul Hubinon - trumpet
Dick Hyde - trumpet
Jackie Kelson - woodwinds
Bob Hardaway - woodwinds
Tom Scott - woodwinds

Frank Zappa - Rollo



Frank Zappa - Rollo
Zappa Records - BPR-1230 (2017)

Side One
1. Rollo (recorded 1972)

Side Two
2. Portland Improvisation (recorded 1972)

Personnel:
Frank Zappa - conductor, guitar, vocals
Malcolm McNab - trumpet
Gary Barone - trumpet
Tom Malone - tuba, saxes, piccolo trumpet, trumpet
Earl Dumler - woodwinds
Glenn Ferris - trombone
Bruce Fowler - trombone
Tony Duran - slide guitar
Dave Parlato - bass
Jim Gordon - drums, steel drum

PP Arnold - The Turning Tide



PP Arnold - The Turning Tide
Kundalini Music - KNDLP2 (2017) Side One
1. Medicated Goo (recorded 1970)
2. Born
3. If This Were My World
4. High And Windy Mountain
5. Spinning Wheel
6. Bury me Down By The River
7. Children Of The Last War

Side Two
1. Brand New Day (recorded 1970)
2. The Turning Tide
3. You've Made Me So Very Happy
4. Give A Hand, Take A Hand
5. Happiness
6. You Can't Always Get What You Want (recorded 1970)

Personnel:
PP Arnold - vocals
Rita Coolidge - vocals
Bobby Whitlock - vocals, keyboards
Carl Radle - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
Eric Clapton - guitar
Bobby Keys - saxophone
Jim Price - trumpet
Dave Glover - bass
Roger Pope - drums
Caleb Quaye - piano, guitar, Hammond organ
Doris Troy - vocals
Barry Gibb - vocals

Gary Lewis - Listen!



Gary Lewis - Listen!
Liberty LRP-2534 (1967)

Side One
1. Jill
2. Don't Make Promises
3. She'd Rather Be With Me
4. Look, Here Comes The Sun
5. Happiness
6. Bring The Whole Family

Side Two
1. Reason To Believe
2. New Day
3. Small Talk
4. Angel On The Corner
5. Six O'Clock
6. Young And Carefree

Personnel:
Gary Lewis - vocals
Robert West - bass
Carol Kaye - bass
Lyle Ritz - bass
Ray Pohlman - bass
Toxey Sewell - drums
Al Casey - guitar
David Cohen - guitar
Mike Deasy - guitar
Russ Titelman - guitar
Curry Tjader - percussion
Jim Gordon - percussion
John Baker - percussion
John Clauder - percussion
Don Randi - keyboards
Michael Lang - keyboards
Bud Shank - saxophone
Gene Cipriano - saxophone
Jack Nimitz - saxophone
Jay Migliori - saxophone
John Vidusich - trombone
Louis Blackburn - trombone
Roy Caton - trumpet
Darrel Terwilliger - violin
Emil Briano - violin
Irving Geller - violin
Irving Lipschultz - violin
John Peter DeVoogdt - violin
Joseph Quadri - violin
Norman Botnick - viola

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Jack Wilce - Apple Pie, Mother & The Flag/Ballad Of Baby Browning



Jack Wilce - Apple Pie, Mother & The Flag/Ballad Of Baby Browning
Elektra Records - EKSN 45068 (1969)

Side One
1. Apple Pie, Mother & The Flag

Side Two
1. Ballad Of Baby Browning

Personnel:
Jack Wilce - vocals
Gram Parsons - vocals
Sneaky Pete Kleinow - pedal steel guitar
Chris Etheridge - bass
James Burton - guitar, dobro
Jim Gordon - drums

Thursday, July 6, 2017

五つの赤い風船 ‎– ボクは広野に一人居る



五つの赤い風船 ‎– ボクは広野に一人居る
URC 1026/1027 (1972)

Side One
1. ボクは広野に一人居る
2. 母の生まれた街
3. えんだん
4. これがボクらの道なのか
5. 小さな夢
6. まぼろしの翼とともに

Side Two
1. どこかの星に伝えて下さい
2. もしもボクの背中に羽根が生えてたら
3. 血まみれの鳩
4. てるてる坊主
5. 遠い世界に
6. ボーン・アゲイン

Side Three
1. まぼろしの翼とともに
2. 一番星見つけた
3. まるで洪水のように

Side Four
1. 同じ穴のなんとかさ
2. 殺してしまおう
3. 風がなにかを
4. これがボクらの道なのか

Personnel:
David Cohen - guitar
Dean Parks - guitar
Joe Osborn - bass
Don Randi - piano
Red Rhodes - pedal steel guitar
Lou Worrei - guitar
Ed Greene - drums
Don Peake - mandolin, guitar
Jim Gordon - drums
Larry Carlton - guitar










Dan Terry Orchestra & Chorus - Lonely Place


Dan Terry Orchestra & Chorus - Lonely Place
Happy Tiger Records HT-1005 (1969)

Side One
1. Slick
2. My Way
3. Goodbye Columbus
4. The Girl's In Love With You
5. Bath House Brass
6. Big Daddy

Side Two
1. Lonely Place
2. Funnin'
3. Why Try To Change Me Now
4. Les Girs
5. Vampire Bat
6. Bye Bye Love

Personnel:
Jim Gordon - drums
Jimmy Gall - drums
Don Overberg - guitar
Mike Deasy - guitar
Dan Terry - trumpet
Mike Lang - organ, piano
Roger Kellaway - organ, piano, harpsichord
Stan Levey - percussion
Bill Perkins - saxophone
Don Menza - saxophone
Ernie Watts - saxophone
Gary Lefebvre - saxophone
Georgie Auld - saxophone
Ira Schulman - saxophone
Joe Lopez - saxophone
Plas Johnson - saxophone
Bill Tole - trombone
Carl Fontana - trombone
Dick Noel - trombone
Ernie Tack - trombone
George Roberts - trombone
Kenny Shroyer - trombone
Bobby Bryant - trumpet
Buddy Childers - trumpet
Carleton McBeath - trumpet
Conte Candoli - trumpet
Paul Hubinon - trumpet
Dick Hurwitz - trumpet
Darlene Lawrence - vocals
Dave Wilson - vocals
John Stannard - vocals
Louis Alderbert - vocals
Monique Alderbert - vocals
Susan Tallman - vocals




Cyndi Grecco - Making Our Dreams Come True




Cyndi Grecco - Making Our Dreams Come True
Private Stock PS2014 (1976)

Side One
1. Find Somebody
2. Watching You
3. Sweet #1 (Set Me Free)
4. Love Him In December
5. Drowning In The Sea Of Love

Side Two
1. I Think I Can Make It
2. Hello Again
3. Dancing, Dancing
4. Feeling Better
5. Making Our Dreams Come True (Theme From "Laverne & Shirley"

Personnel:
Cyndi Grecco - vocals, clavinet, piano
Brooks Hunnicutt - vocals
Gwendolyn Edwards - vocals
Lisa Roberts - vocals
James Jamerson - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
Ben Benay - guitar
Greg Poree - guitar
Lee Ritenour - guitar
Bud Shank - saxophone
Marion Childers - trumpet
David Luell - saxophone
Graham Young - trumpet
J.J. Johnson - trombone
Phil Teele - trombone
Larry Von Nash - keyboards
Myrna Matthews - vocals
Patricia Henderson - vocals
Sherlie Matthews - vocals
Henry Davis - bass
John Guerin - drums
Buddy Collette - saxophone
Dennis Budimir - guitar
Steve Cropper - guitar
Bobby Shew - trumpet
Dick Hyde - trombone
William Peterson - trumpet
Joe Sample - keyboards
Victor Feldman - percussion
Lorna Willard - vocals
Verna Richardson - vocals
Charles Fox - percussion
Bill Courtright - keyboards
José Feliciano - bass
Rick Riccio - flute
Kenneth Watson - vibrophone
Sid Sharp - violin
Jim Haas - vocals
Ron Hicklin - vocals
Tom Bahler - vocals
Max Bennett - bass
Mike Baird - drums
David Foster - keyboards

Dick Rivers - Dixie


Dick Rivers - Dixie
Mouche Records MR 36804 (1977)

Side One
1. Jalouse (Je Vis Ma Vie)
2. Voilà Pourquoi J'Ai Besoin D'Elle
3. Tout Seul
4. Fille Des Bandes Dessinées
5. Vendredi 13 A Minuit 12
6. J'Ai Pas Tué J'Ai Pas Volé

Side Two
1. C'Est Moi L'King
2. Je N'Ai Pas Reconnu Ma Ville
3. Ne Bois Pas Trop Pour Noël
4. Vraiment Bidon
5. Pour Toute La Vie
6. Ton Sourire
7. C'Est Dommage Mais Faut S'Quitter

Personnel:
Leon Medica - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
Lon Price - flute
Reggie Young - guitar
Zeke Sheppard - harmonica
Russ Hicks - pedal steel guitar, resonator guitar
David Briggs - piano






Disco J.J.S. - Love Is V.S.O.P. American


Disco J.J.S. - Love Is V.S.O.P. American
Eastworld Records EWR-20550 (1978)

Side One
1. Love Is V.S.O.P. American

Side Two
2. Hey! Mr. Disco Star

Personnel:
Leland Sklar - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
Fred Tackett - guitar
Tim May - guitar
Bill Cuomo - guitar
Ernie Watts - tenor saxophone
Jim Haas - vocals
Jon Joyce - vocals
Shelby Flint - vocals
Stan Farber - vocals

Melanie - Seventh Wave


Melanie - Seventh Wave
Neighborhood Records NBL100 (1983)

Side One
1. Every Breath Of The Way
2. Didn't You Ever Love Somebody
3. Nickel Song
4. Apathy
5. Lay Down Sally

Side Two
1. Lovin' The Boy Next Door
2. Dance To The Music
3. Lonesome Eyes
4. If You Go Your Way
5. Lovers Lullaby

Personnel:
Melanie Safka - vocals
Doug Stegmeyer - bass
Harold Cowart - bass
Jeff Ganz - bass
Dennis Bryan - drums
Jeff Porcaro - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
John Guerin - drums
Liberty DeVitto - drums
Dean Parks - guitar
George Terry - guitar
Joey Murcia - guitar
Russell Javors - guitar
Bill Payne - keyboards
David Paich - keyboards
Dean Kraus - keyboards
George Bitzer - keyboards
Roger Kellaway - keyboards
George Devens - percussion
Milt Holland - percussion
Victor Feldman - percussion


Ellie Janov - Portobello Road



Ellie Janov - Portobello Road
Capitol Records P2037 (1967)

Side One
1. Portobello Road

Side Two
1. Theme

Personnel:
Keith Michell - bass
Armand Kaproff - cello
Jesse Ehrlich - cello
Jim Gordon - drums
Al Viola - guitar
Cyrus Faryar - guitar
Louis Morell - guitar
Don Randi - harpsichord, piano
Milt Holland - percussion
George Kast - tambourine, bells
Robert Bryant - trumpet
Joseph DiFiore - viola
Leonard Selic - viola
Leonard Malarsky - violin
Ralph Schaeffer - violin
Sid Sharp - violin
William Kurasch - violin

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Tennessee Ernie Ford - For The 83rd Time




Tennessee Ernie Ford - For The 83rd Time
Capitol Records ST-11561 (1976)

Side One
1. I Been To Georgia On A Fast Train
2. Cowboy
3. Daddy What's A Tree
4. I've Been There Too
5. Ain't Goin' Down In The Ground Before My Time

Side Two
1. Sweet Feelin's
2. The Dogs And Sheriff John
3. I've Been Through The Mill
4. Good Friends And Fireplaces
5. Everybody Needs A Rainbow

Personnel:
Tennessee Ernie Ford - vocals
Ben Benay - guitar, harmonica
Rick Littlefield - guitar
Al Capps - vocals
Andra Willis - vocals
Carolyn Willis - vocals
Harry Middlebrooks - vocals
Larry Muhoberac - vocals, keyboards
Myrna Matthews - vocals
Jerry Cole - dobro
Jim Gordon - drums
Curtis Stone - bass
J.D. Manesss - pedal steel guitar

Mae West - Great Balls Of Fire




Mae West - Great Balls Of Fire
MGM Records 2315 207 (1972)

Side One
1. Great Balls Of Fire
2. Men
3. The Naked Ape
4. The Grizzly Bear
5. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

Side Two
1. Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
2. After The Lights Go Down Low
3. Light My Fire
4. How Miss West Won World Peace
5. Rock Around The Clock

Personnel:
Mae West - vocals
Ray Pohlman - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
Ben Benay - guitar
Larry Knechtel - organ
Ian Whitcomb - piano
Jim Horn - saxophone

Frank Zappa - Little Dots




















Frank Zappa - Little Dots
Zappa Records ZR20026 (2016)

1. Cosmik Debris
2. Little Dots Part 1
3. Little Dots Part 2
4. Rollo
5. Kansas City Shuffle
6. "Columbia, S.C." Part 1
7. "Columbia, S.C." Part 2

Personnel:
Frank Zappa - conductor, guitar, vocals
Tony Duran - slide guitar
Earle Dumler - woodwinds
Malcolm McNab - trumpet
Gary Barone - trumpet
Tom Malone - tuba, saxes, piccolo trumpet, trumpet
Bruce Fowler - trombone
Glenn Ferris - trombone
Dave Parlato - bass
Jim Gordon - drums, steel drum
Maury Baker - drums, steel drum

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Il Était Une Fois - Pomme





















Il Était Une Fois - Pomme
Pathé Records - 2C 068-14553 (1978)

Side One
1. Pomme
2. Elle, Delta
3. Moi, Si J'Etais Toi
4. Mes Aventures
5. Tant De Choses

Side Two
1. Le Droit De Rêver
2. Mon Coeur
3. Il A Bon Goût
4. Et Les Deux, Pourquoi Pas?
5. Rock And Escrock

Personnel:
Klaus Voorman - bass
Jim Gordon - drums, percussion
Amos Garrett - guitar
Bill Payne - piano, hammond organ, oberheim