Wednesday, June 22, 2011

King Curtis - Get Ready





















King Curtis - Get Ready
Atco Records 40093 (1970)


Side One
1. Get Ready
2. Sugar Foot
3. Floatin'
4. Bridge Over Trouble Water
5. Soulin'


Side Two
1. Teasin'
2. Something
3. Promenade
4. Let It Be
5. Someday We'll Be Together


Personnel:
King Curtis - saxophones
Chuck Rainey - bass
David Hood - bass
Ray Lucas - drums
Roger Hawkins - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Eric Gale - guitar
Ronnie Miller - guitar
Eric Clapton - guitar
Delaney Bramlett - guitar
Cornell Dupree - guitar
Eddie Hinton - guitar
Barry Beckett - keyboards
Carl Radle - bass
Jimmy Smith - organ
Richard Tee - piano
Trevor Lawrence - saxophone
Willie Bridges - saxophone
Benny Powell - trombone
Ernie Royal - trumpet
Joe Newman - trumpet

Megan McDonough - Megan Music





















Megan McDonough - Megan Music
Wooden Nickel Records 1007 (1972)


1. Lady In Love
2. Second Avenues
3. No Return
4. Eulogy For A Rock & Roll Band
5. California Cowboy
6. Dark Cafes
7. Broken Guitar
8. All Time Heartbreak
9. Let Me Sing The Blues
10. Dirty Dishes
11. The Words All Around


Personnel:
Megan McDonough - vocals
Jim Gordon - drums
Russ Kunkel - drums
Larry Brown - percussion
Larry Carlton - guitar
Danny Kortchmar - gutiar
David Cohen - guitar
Leland Sklar - bass
Bill Perry - bass
Tom Hensley - piano
Barry Fasman - piano
Laroon Holt - trumpet

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Lou Rawls - Soulin'





















Lou Rawls - Soulin'
Capitol Records ST-2566 (1966)

Side One
1. A Whole Lotta Woman
2. Love Is A Hurtin' Thing
3. So Hard To Laugh, So Easy To Cry
4. You're The One
5. Don't Explain
6. What Now My Love

Side Two
1. Memory Lane
2. Old Man's Memories (Monologue)
3. It Was A Very Good Year
4. Growing Old Gracefully (Monologue)
5. Old Folks
6. Autumn Leaves
7. On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)
8. Breaking My Back (Instead Of Using My Mind)

Personnel:
Lou Rawls - vocals
Freddie Hill - trumpet
Tony Terran - trumpet
Jim Horn - saxophone
WIlbert Hemsley - saxophone
Tommy Strode - piano
Howard Roberts - guitar
Jimmy Bond - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
other personnel unknown

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Cass Elliot - Don't Call Me Mama Anymore





















Cass Elliot - Don't Call Me Mama Anymore
RCA Records APL1-0303 (1974)


1. Introduction: Dream A Little Dream Of Me/Extraordinary
2. I Think A Lot About You
3. Audience Rap
4. Don't Call Me Mama Anymore
5. My Love
6. I'm Coming To The Best Part Of My Life
7. The Torch Song Medley
8. Audience Rap
9. The Night Before
10. I Like What I Like
11. I'll Be Seeing You/Don't Call Me Mama Anymore (Reprise)


Personnel:
Cass Elliot - vocals
Mike Melvoin - piano
Joe Osborn - bass
Jim Gordon - drums

Monday, June 13, 2011

Ian Whitcomb - Sock Me Some Rock





















Ian Whitcomb - Sock Me Some Rock
Tower Records 5100 (1968)


1. Sock The Rock
2. High Blood Pressure
3. Notable Yacht Club Of Staines
4. Hound Dog
5. Bye! Bye!
6. The Naked Ape
7. The Star
8. Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu
9. Louie, Louie
10. Heroes Of The Rocker Pack


Personnel:
Ian Whitcomb - keyboards, vocals
Mickey Conway - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Arthur Wright - bass
Lyle Ritz - bass
Bill Pitman - bass
Ray Pohlman - bass
Jim Horn - saxophone
Roy Caton - trumpet
Virgil Evans - trumpet
James Burton - guitar
Denny Edwards - guitar
Al Casey - guitar
Lou Morell - guitar
The Sid Sharp Fiddlers - strings

Monday, June 6, 2011

Terry Jacks - There's No Blood In Bone



















Terry Jacks - There's No Blood In Bone


Unissued track that appears on the compilation "The History Of Vancouver Rock N Roll, Vol. 2.


Personnel:
Terry Jacks - vocals
James Burton - guitar
Jim Gordon - drums
other personnel unknown

Paul Anka - The Painter





















Paul Anka - The Painter
United Artists UA-LA653-G (1976)


Side One
1. (You Bring Out) The Best In Me
2. Wildflower
3. The Painter
4. Closing Doors
5. Happier


Side Two
1. Living Isn't Living
2. Aldous (Instrumental)
3. I'll Help You
4. Never Gonna Fall In Love Again (Like I Fell In Love With You)
5. Do I Love You? (Yes, In Every Way)
6. Prelude
7. (You Bring Out) The Best In Me (Reprise)


Personnel:
Paul Anka - vocals
Michael Columbier - keyboards
Joe Sample - keyboards
Larry Muhoberac - keyboards
John Harris - keyboards
Ronnie Feurer - keyboards
Larry Carlton - guitar
Lee Ritenour - guitar
Dean Parks - guitar
Jay Graydon - guitar
Mike Stewart - guitar
Wilton Felder - bass
Henry Davis - bass
Ed Greene - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Tom Roady - percussion
Joe Clayton - percussion
Jim Horn - saxophone
Odia Coates - vocals
Kim Carnes - vocals
Maxine Willard - vocals
Julia Tillman - vocals
Ginger Blake - vocals

Lynn Anderson - Outlaw Is Just A State Of Mind





















Lynn Anderson - Outlaw Is Just A State Of Mind
Columbia Records KC-35776 (1979)


1. Isn't It Always Love
2. I Love How You Love Me
3. Child With You Tonight
4. This Night Won't Last Forever
5. I Am Alone
6. Say You Will
7. Outlaw Is Just A State Of Mind
8. Come As You Are
9. Come Running
10. Sea Of Heartbreak


Personnel:
Lynn Anderson - vocals
Jim Gordon - drums
John Lopresti - bass
Jay Winding - keyboards
Glen Hardin - piano
Fred Tackett - guitar
David Wolfert - guitar
Hank DeVito - guitar
Dan Dugmore - guitar
Lenny Castro - percussion
Michael Boddicker - synthesizer
Robert Greenwich - steel drum
Gary Coleman - percussion
Tom Saviano - saxophone
Larry Williams - saxophone
Dave Luell - saxophone
Bob Findley - trumpet
Bill Reichenbach - trombone
Tommy Faragher - vocals
Davey Faragher - vocals
Jimmy Faragher - vocals
Danny Faragher - vocals

Keith Allison - In Action



















Keith Allison - In Action
Columbia Records CS-9441 (1967)


Side One
1. Louise
2. I'm A Believer
3. Freeborn Man
4. Lies
5. I Wanna Be Free
6. Colours


Side Two
1. Good Thing
2. Action, Action, Action
3. Catch The Wind
4. Leave My Woman Alone
5. Do It


Personnel:
Keith Allison - guitar, vocals
Jim Gordon - drums
Bobby Hart - keyboards, vocals
James Burton - guitar
Joe Osborn - bass

Gordon Alexander - Gordon's Buster





















Gordon Alexander - Gordon's Buster
Columbia Records CS-9693 (1968)


Side One
1. Looking For The Sun
2. Letter To Baba
3. Topanga
4. Autumn Is A Bummer
5. A Bunch Of Us Were Sitting Around A Candle In San Francisco Getting Stoned And I Hope You're There The Next Time
6. Waiting For The Time


Side Two
1. Thinking In Indian Again
2. Puppet Theatre 23
3. One Real Spins Free
4. Windy Wednesday
5. Miss Mary


Personnel:
Jim Gordon - drums
John Guerin - drums
Ben Benay - guitar
Al Casey - guitar
Bill Pitman - guitar
Carole Kaye - bass
Pete Christlieb - saxophone
Plas Johnson - saxophone
Lilian Akersborn
Israel Baker
Del Bennett
Harold Dicterow
George Drexler
Ron Edgar
Mike Fennelly
Clare Fischer
Dotty Holmberg
Igor Horoshevsky
John T. Johnson
Anatole Kaminsky
Raphael Kramer
Lee Mallory
Patti Mitsui
Charley Myerson
Keith Olsen
Sharon Olsen
Clyde Reasinger
Morris Repass
Doug Rhodes
Dave Roberts
Henry Salisbury
Sandra Seymour
Paul Shure
Joseph Stec
Alan Weight

Tom Waits - The Heart Of Saturday Night




















Tom Waits - The Heart Of Saturday Night
Asylum Records K-53035 (1974)


Side One
1. New Coat Of Paint
2. San Diego Serenade
3. Semi Suite
4. Shiver Me Timbers
5. Diamonds On My Windshield
6. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night


Side Two
1. Fumblin' With The Blues
2. Please Call Me, Baby
3. Depot, Depot
4. Drunk On The Moon
5. The Ghosts Of Saturday Night (After Hours At Napoleone's Pizza House)


Personnel:
Tom Waits - piano, vocals
Mike Melvoin - keyboards
Jim Hughart - bass
Arthur Richards - guitar
Tom Scott - saxophone
Oscar Brashear - trumpet
Bones Howe - percussion
Jim Gordon - drums
Bill Goodwin - drums