Show and Tell – Al Wilson

Chart Position: 1

  • #15 bestseller for 1974
  • Originally recorded by Johnny Mathis (1973)
  • Written and produced by Jerry Fuller
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • This is Al Wilson’s only #1 single
  • Al Wilson died in Apr 2008
  • Later recorded by Engelbert Humperdinck (1974), Santo & Johnny (1974), Liesbeth List (1974), Peabo Bryson (1989), Khani Cole (1998), Vanessa Williams (2005), Glenn Jones (2006) and John Lloyd Young (2014)

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This Time I’m Gone for Good – Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Deadric Malone and Oscar Perry
  • Guitar: Larry Carlton, Dean Parks
  • Produced by Steve Barri
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA

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D’yer Maker – Led Zeppelin

Chart Position: 20

  • Lead vocals: Robert Plant
  • Written by Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham
  • Guitar: Jimmy Page
  • Keyboards: John Paul Jones
  • Produced by Jimmy Page
  • Recorded in the U.K.
  • The song’s title is a play on ‘Jamaica’
  • Led Zeppelin has never played this song in its entirety at any of their concerts
  • Later recorded by Sheryl Crow (1994)

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Frisky – Sly and the Family Stone

Chart Position: NR

  • Written and produced by Sly Stone
  • Lead vocals: Sly Stone
  • Guitar: Sly and Freddie Stone
  • Keyboards: Sly and Rose Stone
  • Backing vocals: Rose and Freddie Stone, Little Sister
  • Recorded in Sausalito CA

I Found Sunshine – Chi-lites

Chart Position: NR

  • Written and produced by Eugene Record
  • Lead vocals: Eugene Record
  • Backing vocals: Marshall Thompson, Robert Lester and Creadel Jones
  • Recorded in Chicago IL

My Music – Loggins and Messina

Chart Position: 16

  • Written by Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina
  • Lead vocals: Kenny Loggins
  • Backing vocals: Jim Messina, Steven Moore
  • Guitar: Kenny Loggins, Jim Messina
  • Saxophone: Al Garth, Jon Clarke
  • Keyboards: Michael Omartian
  • Produced by Jim Messina
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA

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Its All Over – Independents

Chart Position: NR

  • Vocals: Chuck and Maurice Jackson, Helen Curry, Eric Thomas and Marvin Yancey

 

Thats Where I Went Wrong – Poppy Family

Chart Position: 29

  • Lead vocals: Susan Jacks
  • Written by Terry Jacks
  • Guitar: Terry Jacks and Craig McCaw

 

We Can Make It Baby – Originals

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Marvin Gaye and James Nyxe
  • Vocals: C.P. Spencer, Walter Gaines, Freddie Gorman, Frank Dixon
  • Produced by Marvin Gaye
  • Recorded in Detroit MI

Jackson – Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood

Chart Position: 14

  • Originally recorded by Billy Edd Wheeler (1963)
  • Written by Billy Edd Wheeler and Jerry Leiber
  • Lead vocals: Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Produced by Lee Hazlewood
  • Also recorded by Kingston Trio (1963), Johnny Cash & June Carter (1967), Pansy Division (1994), Florence + the Machine (2012) and Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole (2017)

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