Saturday, January 7, 2017

Sheryl Crow & The Section Honor James Taylor at the Kennedy Center Honors 2016



As previously mentioned, James Taylor was among the distinguished recipients of the 39th Kennedy Center Honors. His old backing group The Section reunited for the occasion, with Lee on bass. CBS broadcasted the event on December 27 at 9/8C: the whole evening and a few excerpts are now available on their webpage. To watch these you may check out the link below. Please notice that content is geo blocked and may not be available outside of the US territory. Those of you who may be wanting to watch the show from a non-US area please take advantage of the YouTube links at the end of the above video clip.

www.cbs.com - The 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Cheers!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Jim & Ginger (James Hendricks, Ginger Greco)



Jim & Ginger - Ain't It Good To Have It All
ABC ABCD-938 (1976) - US LP


Side One

1 - Feel That Feelinʼ Again*
2 - My New Lovely
3 - Itʼs Oh So Funny
4 - Iʼll Never Get Enough Of You
5 - The World Falls Into A Dream

Side Two

6 - Ainʼt It Good To Have It All
7 - Snap, Crackle & Pop
8 - Hello Lord, Here I Am
9 - Life Like A River Flow
10 - Morninʼ Brings Sunshine

Notes: 1) Above picture and following credits were taken from a US promotional copy. 2) Title of track 7 is indicated on lyrics sleeve as being “I Ainʼt A Flakey Kind Of Woman (Snap, Crackle & Pop)”. 3) My copy comes with an inner sleeve with musician credits and lyrics. Nowhere on the album packaging are tech and art credits indicated.

James Hendricks - Vocals, Dobro
Ginger Greco - Vocals
Leland Sklar - Bass (1)*
Jerry Scheff - Bass (also as Jeff Scheff)
Mike Baird - Drums (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Steve Hunter - Electric Guitar, Electric Guitar Lead
Jeff Baxter - Electric Guitar
Herb Pedersen - Acoustic Guitar
David Paich - Fender Rhodes
King Errisson (as King Errison) - Percussion (1, 2, 8, 10)

Produced by Jim Hendricks & Ginger Greco

Jimmie Haskell - String Arrangements (1, 2, 4, 5, 10), String Conduction (1, 2, 4, 5, 10), Horn
Arrangements (1, 6, 10), Horn Conduction (1, 6, 10)

Songwriters:
Ginger Greco
James Hendricks



source/pic: my records

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Flo & Eddie (Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan)



Flo & Eddie - Illegal, Immoral And Fattening
Columbia PC 33554 (1975) - US LP

Side One

1 - Illegal, Immoral And Fattening
2 - Rebecca
3 - Kama Sutra Time
4 - The Sanzini Brothers Return (with The Tibetan Memory Trick)
5 - Livin’ In The Jungle

Side Two

6 - Cheap
7 - The Kung Fu Killer
8 - Eddie, Are You Kidding?
9 - Machine Gun Kelly
10 - The Pop Star Massage Unit
11 - Let Me Make Love To You*
12 - There’s No Business Like Show Business

Mark Volman (Flo) - Vocals, Guitar
Howard Kaylan (Eddie) - Lead Vocals
Leland Sklar - Bass (11)*
Erik Scott - Bass
Aynsley Dunbar - Drums (11)
Craig Krampf - Drums
Danny Kortchmar (as Danny Kootch) - Guitar (11)
Phil Reed - Lead Guitar
Andy Cahan - Keyboards
Ian Underwood - Keyboards

Produced by Joe Wissert

Nick DeCaro - Arrangements, Conduction

Alex Kazanegras - Engineer (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
Dee Robb - Engineer (11)
Tom Perry - Mixing Engineer (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)
Bob Truax - Technical Crew
Alan Harnetiaux - Technical Crew
George Thrift - Technical Crew

Recording Studios and Locations:
The Roxy Theatre, Hollywood. U.S.A. (recorded by the Haji Mobile Facility)
Crossroads of the World, Hollywood. U.S.A. (recorded by the Haji Mobile Facility)
Cherokee Studios (11)

Mixing Studios:
Hollywood Sound

Mastering Engineer:
Doug Sax

Mastering Studio:
The Mastering Lab

Management & Direction: Skip Taylor Productions Inc. 8743 Wonderland Park Ave. , Los Angeles, California 90046

Ron Coro - Art Direction
Bill Naegels/Rod Dyer, Inc. - Design, Concept
Norman Seeff - Magazine Photos
Alky Georgiades - Jacket Photos
Chuck Pulin - Inner Sleeve Photo

Track 4:
“Special thanks to Jerry Lewis and Del Moore for the use of The Tibetan Memory Trick.”.

“Flo and Eddie are: Mark Volman & Howard Kaylan”.

“Flo and Eddie are forced to thank: // Don Ellis - for the tennis racquets // Bruce Lundvall - for the money // Charlie Coplen - for the beer // Mike Dilbeck - for telling us what to say”

“...and Tony, Judy, Gail, Cory, John, Tom, Dave, Christina, Shadoe, Monty, Tim, Lynn, Alice, Diana, Pat, Sarina, Hallie, Emily, Lorenzo, Lorenzo II, Bigelow, Martin, Marty, Lorne, Don, Bruce, Jim, Wartoke, Sepp, Shep, Shlepp, Joe, Joni, Reggie, George, Marc, Mick, Keith, Roger, Yoko, and the rest of you.”.

“Recorded partly live at the Roxy in L.A.”.

Songwriters:
Howard Kaylan
Mark Volman
Irving Berlin
Albert Hammond
Mike Hazlewood
Jim Pons
John Seiter
Ian Underwood
Frank Zappa



source/pic: my records