Atlantic Records Discography: 1977

1977 (30th anniversary)

Emerson, Lake And Palmer

Keith Emerson (keyboards) Greg Lake (bass, vocals?) Carl Palmer (drums)
NYC, February 2, 1977?
33165Show Me The Way To Go HomeAtlantic SD 19147
33166Tiger In A Spotlight-
33167The Stripperunissued
34433Tiger In A Spotlight (edited version)-
* Atlantic SD 19147   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 2

Eddie Harris Solo

Eddie Harris (piano)
"Chicago State College", Chicago, IL, February 8, 1977
Love Is Here To StayAtlantic SD 8807
* Atlantic SD 8807   The Versatile Eddie Harris

Average White Band

Average White Band (funk group)
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, February 14, 1977
35428Just A Passing FancyAtlantic unissued
35442Once Is Enough-

Average White Band

Average White Band (funk group): same personnel
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, February 19, 1977
35439Rogers' Little DittyAtlantic unissued
35440Watching The Son Go Down On Love-

Eddie Harris Quartet

Eddie Harris (tenor saxophone, electric tenor saxophone, piano) Ronald Muldrow (guitar, synthesizer) Bradley Bobo (6-string bass) Norman Fearrington (drums)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1977
It's Time To Do What You WantAtlantic SD 8807
Dreams Are For Real-
Dreams And Nightmares-
Sallie's Theme-
* Atlantic SD 8807   The Versatile Eddie Harris

Eddie Harris Duo

Eddie Harris (tenor saxophone) Ronald Muldrow (guitar)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1977
No One Would BelieveAtlantic SD 8807
Eddie Harris (various instruments) Paul Humphrey (drums)
One Man Section-
* Atlantic SD 8807   The Versatile Eddie Harris

Eddie Harris Quintet

Don Ellis (trumpet) Eddie Harris (tenor saxophone) Milcho Leviev (piano, electric piano) Bradley Bobo (bass) Paul Humphrey (drums)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1977
Steps UpAtlantic SD 8807
Brother Wardo-
* Atlantic SD 8807   The Versatile Eddie Harris

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (vocals) and others
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, February 24, 1977
35399Hernando's Hideaway And Blue TangoAtlantic unissued

Spinners

Thom Bell (keyboards, arranger, conductor) Tony Bell, Bobby Eli (guitar) Bob Babbitt (bass) Andrew Smith (drums) Larry Washington (percussion) Billy Henderson, Bobbie Smith, Philippe Wynne (tenor vocals) Henry Fambrough (baritone vocals) Pervis Jackson (bass vocals) Carla Benton, Evette Benton, Barbara Ingram (backing vocals) MFSB
Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, PA, February, 1977?
33123You're Throwing A Good Love Away (edited version)Atlantic 3382
33124You're The Love Of My Life (edited version)rejected
33218Me And My MusicAtlantic SD 19100
33219I Found Love (When I Found You)-
33220I'm Riding Your Shadow (Down To Love)-
33221You're The Love Of My Life-
33222I Must Be Living For A Broken Heart-
33223Honey, I'm In Love With YouAtlantic SD 19100, Disko DK 4611
33224Just To Be With YouAtlantic SD 19100
33225You're Throwing A Good Love Away-
33622Me And My Music (edited version)Atlantic 3400
33623not used
33624-
33903You're The Love Of My Life (edited version)unissued
33904Honey, I'm In Love With You (edited version)-
* Atlantic SD 19100   Spinners - Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow
* Atlantic 3382   Spinners - You're Throwing A Good Love Away / ???
* Atlantic Disko DK 4611   Spinners - Honey, I'm In Love With You / If You Wanna Do A Dance
* Atlantic 3400   Spinners - Me And My Music / ???

Charles Mingus Piano Solo

Charles Mingus (piano)
NYC, March 1, 1977
Wedding March/Slow March (take 9)Rhino R2 71785
Wedding March/Slow March (take 12)-
* Rhino R2 71785   Charles Mingus - Cumbia And Jazz Fusion

Average White Band

Average White Band (funk group)
Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, FL, March 6, 1977
35441Before Tacos (old masters)Atlantic unissued

Charles Mingus Nonet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Philip Catherine, Larry Coryell (guitar) Charles Mingus, George Mraz (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Paul Jeffrey (arranger)
NYC, March 9, 1977
33950Better Git Hit In Your SoulAtlantic SD 1700, SD 3-600
33951Goodbye Pork Pie Hat-
33952Noddin' Ya Head BluesAtlantic SD 1700
* Atlantic SD 1700   Charles Mingus - Three Or Four Shades Of Blues
* Atlantic SD 3-600   Charles Mingus - Passions Of A Man: An Anthology Of His Atlantic Recordings

George Carlin

George Carlin (comedian)
March 9, 1977?
33421Rules, Rules, Rules!Little David LD 1075
33422Parents' Cliches And Childrens Secret Answers-
33423Words We Leave Behind-
33424not used
* Little David LD 1075   George Carlin - On The Road

Charles Mingus Nonet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bob Neloms, Jimmy Rowles (piano) Larry Coryell, John Scofield (guitar) Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums)
NYC, March 10, 1977
33953Three Or Four Shades Of BluesAtlantic SD 1700
* Atlantic SD 1700   Charles Mingus - Three Or Four Shades Of Blues

Charles Mingus Tentet

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Sonny Fortune (alto saxophone) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) George Coleman (tenor,alto saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Philip Catherine, John Scofield (guitar) Ron Carter, Charles Mingus (bass) Dannie Richmond (drums) Paul Jeffrey (arranger)
NYC, March 10, 1977
33954Nobody KnowsAtlantic SD 1700
* Atlantic SD 1700   Charles Mingus - Three Or Four Shades Of Blues

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone, bass trombone) Mauricio Smith (flute, piccolo, soprano,alto saxophone) Paul Jeffrey (oboe, tenor saxophone) Gene Scholtes (bassoon) Gary Anderson (contrabass clarinet, bass clarinet) Ricky Ford (tenor saxophone) Bob Neloms (piano) Bradley Cunningham, Ricky Ford, Jack Walrath (South American rhythm instruments) Charles Mingus (bass, South American rhythm instruments, vocals, arranger) Dannie Richmond (drums) Candido, Daniel Gonzales, Ray Mantilla, Alfredo Ramirez (congas)
NYC, March 10, 1977
34956Cumbia And Jazz FusionAtlantic SD 8801
* Atlantic SD 8801; Rhino R2 71785   Charles Mingus - Cumbia And Jazz Fusion

Emerson, Lake And Palmer / Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson (piano, orchestration) The London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Mayer (conductor)
Mountain Studios, London, England, released March 17, 1977
33147Piano Concerto, No. 1 First Movement: Allegro GiojosoAtlantic SD 2-7000
33148Piano Concerto, No. 1 Second Movement: Andante Molto Cantabile-
33149Piano Concerto, No. 1 Third Movement: Toccato Con Fuoco-
* Atlantic SD 2-7000   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 1

Emerson, Lake And Palmer / Greg Lake

Greg Lake (bass, guitar, vocals) unidentified orchestra and choir, Tony Harris (arranger) Godfrey Salmon (arranger, conductor)
Mountain Studios, London, England, released March 17, 1977
33150Lend Your Love To Me TonightAtlantic SD 2-7000
33151C'est La Vie-
33152Hallowed Be Thy Name-
33153Nobody Loves You Like I Do-
33154Closer To Believing-
33675C'est La Vie (edited version)Atlantic 3405
35595Lend Your Love To Me Tonight (edited version)unissued
* Atlantic SD 2-7000   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 1
* Atlantic 3405   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - C'est La Vie / ???

Emerson, Lake And Palmer / Carl Palmer

Keith Emerson (keyboards -2) Joe Walsh (guitar, scat vocals -2) Carl Palmer (drums, xylophone, timpani, composer) John Timperley (engineer) Andy Hendriksen (engineer?)
Mountain Studios, London, England, released March 17, 1977
1. 33155The Enemy God Dances With The Black SpiritsAtlantic SD 2-7000
2. 33156L.A. Nights-
3. 33157New Orleans-
4. 33159Food For Your Soul-
5. 33160Tank-
James Blades (marimba) Carl Palmer (vibraphone, arranger) unidentified strings, Harry South (string arranger)
33158Two Part Invention In D Minor (J.S. Bach)-
* Atlantic SD 2-7000   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 1

Emerson, Lake And Palmer

Keith Emerson (keyboards) Greg Lake (bass, vocals) Carl Palmer (drums) Orchestra De L'Opera Paris, Godfrey Salmon (conductor)
EMI Studios, Paris, France, released March 17, 1977
33161Fanfaro For The Common ManAtlantic SD 2-7000
33162Pirates-
33652Fanfaro For The Common Man (edited version)Atlantic PR 277
33653-Atlantic 3398
* Atlantic SD 2-7000   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 1
* Atlantic PR 277   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 1 Sampler
* Atlantic 3398   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery / Fanfaro For The Common Man

Don Pullen and others

Don Pullen (piano) and others
NYC, March 24, 1977
33456An Untitled Song For A Cold Monday Night At StudioAtlantic unissued
33457Jersey Lady-
33458Untitled-

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (vocals) and others
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, March 24, 1977
35386The Ugly DucklingAtlantic unissued
35387Martha-
35388Nuts-

Charles Mingus Orchestra

Jack Walrath (trumpet) Dino Piana (valve trombone) Anastasio Del Bono (oboe, English horn) Pasquale Sabatelli (bassoon) Roberto Laneri (bass clarinet) Quarto Maltoni, Giancarlo Maurino (alto saxophone) George Adams (tenor saxophone, alto flute) Danny Mixon (piano, organ) Charles Mingus (bass, arranger) Dannie Richmond (drums)
Dirmaphon Studio, Rome, Italy, March 31, April 1, 1977
34957Music For "Todo Modo"Atlantic SD 8801
* Atlantic SD 8801; Rhino R2 71785   Charles Mingus - Cumbia And Jazz Fusion

Aretha Franklin With Gene Page's Orchestra

Sonny Burke, Ronnie Coleman (keyboards) Ray Parker Jr. (guitar) Scott Edwards (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) Aretha Franklin (vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Gene Page (horn arranger, string arranger) Lamont Dozier, McKinley Jackson (rhythm arranger)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
Whitney Studios, Glendale, CA, March, 1977?
33492Sunshine Will Never Will Be The SameAtlantic SD 19102
33493No One Could Ever Love You More-
* Atlantic SD 19102   Aretha Franklin - Sweet Passion

Aretha Franklin With H.B. Barnum's Orchestra

Sonny Burke, Sylvester Rivers (keyboards) Mike Morgan (guitar) Ray Brown, Craig McMillan (bass) Harold Mason (drums) Bob Zimmitti (percussion) Aretha Franklin (vocals) unidentified horns and strings, H.B. Barnum (arranger)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
Whitney Studios, Glendale, CA, March, 1977?
33494What I Did For LoveAtlantic SD 19102
Aretha Franklin (keyboards, vocals) H.B. Barnum (keyboards, arranger) Ray Parker Jr., Lee Ritenour (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harold Mason (drums) Joe Clayton (percussion)
33495A Tender Touch-
same session
33496Before The Magic C Is Just A MemoryAtlantic unissued
Aretha Franklin (keyboards, vocals) Ray Parker Jr., Lee Ritenour (guitar) Scott Edwards (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) unidentified horns and strings, H.B. Barnum (arranger)
33497Sweet PassionAtlantic SD 19102
Sylvester Rivers (keyboards) Aretha Franklin (keyboards, vocals) Craig McMillan, Mike Morgan (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Harold Mason (drums) Bob Zimmitti (percussion) unidentified horns, H.B. Barnum (arranger)
33498Mumbles-
Franklin plays (vocals). unidentified horns and strings replaces unidentified horns
33499Meadows Of SpringtimeAtlantic 3393, SD 19102
* Atlantic SD 19102   Aretha Franklin - Sweet Passion
* Atlantic 3393   Aretha Franklin - Break It To Me Gently / Meadows Of Springtime

Aretha Franklin With McKinley Jackson's Orchestra

Sonny Burke, Ronnie Coleman (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Scott Edwards (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) Aretha Franklin (vocals) unidentified horns, McKinley Jackson (arranger)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
Whitney Studios, Glendale, CA, March, 1977?
33500Touch Me UpAtlantic 3418, SD 19102
* Atlantic SD 19102   Aretha Franklin - Sweet Passion
* Atlantic 3418   Aretha Franklin - When I Think About You / Touch Me Up

Aretha Franklin With H.B. Barnum's Orchestra

Sonny Burke, Ronnie Coleman (keyboards) Ray Parker Jr. (guitar) Scott Edwards (electric bass) James Gadson (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) Aretha Franklin (vocals) unidentified strings, H.B. Barnum (arranger)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
Whitney Studios, Glendale, CA, March, 1977?
33509When I Think About YouAtlantic SD 19102
33930When I Think About You (edited version)Atlantic 3418
33931-unissued
33932not used
* Atlantic SD 19102   Aretha Franklin - Sweet Passion
* Atlantic 3418   Aretha Franklin - When I Think About You / Touch Me Up

Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry (piano, keyboards, harmonica, vocals) and others
EMI Studios, London, England, circa March, 1977???
33507As The World TurnsAtlantic 3399
* Atlantic 3399   Bryan Ferry - Tokyo Joe / As The World Turns

Sonny Fortune's Group

Sonny Fortune (flute, alto flute -1, flute, alto saxophone -2) Kenny Barron (electric piano) Gary King (electric bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums) Sammy Figueroa (congas, bongos) Rafael Cruz (percussion)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 6, 1977
1. 33798BacchanalAtlantic SD 18225
2. 33801Not All Dreams Are Real-
* Atlantic SD 18225   Sonny Fortune - Serengeti Minstrel

Sonny Fortune's Group

Sonny Fortune (soprano saxophone, piccolo, flute, alto flute) Kenny Barron (electric piano) Gary King (electric bass) Horacee Arnold (drums, celeste, bass marimba, gong, handclaps) Sammy Figueroa (congas, bongos) Jack DeJohnette (handclaps) Rafael Cruz (percussion)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 6 & 7, 1977
33803Serengeti MinstrelAtlantic SD 18225
* Atlantic SD 18225   Sonny Fortune - Serengeti Minstrel

Sonny Fortune's Group

Woody Shaw (cornet -1, flugelhorn -2) Sonny Fortune (alto saxophone, handclaps -1, soprano saxophone -2) Kenny Barron (electric piano) Gary King (electric bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums) Sammy Figueroa (congas, whistle) Rafael Cruz (cuica, percussion)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 7, 1977
1. 33799The Afro-AmericansAtlantic SD 18225
2. 33800There's Nothing Smart About Being Stupid-
* Atlantic SD 18225   Sonny Fortune - Serengeti Minstrel

Sonny Fortune Duo

Sonny Fortune (flute) Jack Wilkins (guitar)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 8, 1977
33802Never Again Is Such A Long TimeAtlantic SD 18225
* Atlantic SD 18225   Sonny Fortune - Serengeti Minstrel

Bette Midler With Charlie Calello's Orchestra

Bette Midler (vocals) unidentified studio band, Charlie Calello (arranger)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, April 14 or February 20, 1977?
32962Moving Out TodayAtlantic 3379
33237-unissued
33551Intermission: You're Moving Out TodayAtlantic SD 2-9000
* Atlantic SD 2-9000   Bette Midler - Live At Last
* Atlantic 3379   Bette Midler - Let Me Just Follow Behind / Moving Out Today

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (vocals) and others
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, April 27, 1977
35396The Day You Fall In Love With MeAtlantic unissued

Roberta Flack

Roberta Flack (piano, vocals?) and others
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, April, 1977?
33635To Love AgainAtlantic unissued
33636Roberta Rapping Lyric-
33637After You-

Geils

Randy Brecker, Alan Rubin, Lew Soloff (trumpet) Michael Brecker, Ronnie Cuber, Lew Del Gatto, Frank Vicari (saxophones) Magic Dick (harmonica, trumpet) Seth Justman (keyboards, vocals) J. Geils (guitar) Danny Klein (electric bass) Stephen Bladd (percussion, vocals) Peter Wolf (lead vocals) Barbara Ingram, Evette Benton, Harriet Tharpe (backing vocals) Cissy Houston (lead vocals) Luther Vandross, G. Diane Sumler, Michelle Cobbs, Theresa V. Reed (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Arif Mardin (arranger)
The Record Plant, NYC, April, 1977?
33656SurrenderAtlantic SD 19103
33657You're The Only OneAtlantic 3411, SD 19103
33658I DoAtlantic 3454, SD 19103, SD 19234
33659SomebodyAtlantic SD 19103
33660I'm Falling-
33661Monkey Island-
33662I'm Not Rough-
33663So Good-
33664Wreckage-
33847Wreckage (edited version)Atlantic 3411
34279Surrender (edited version)Atlantic 3438
34280Monkey Island (edited version)-
* Atlantic SD 19103   Geils - Monkey Island
* Atlantic SD 19234   The Best Of The J. Geils Band
* Atlantic 3411   Geils - You're The Only One / Wreckage
* Atlantic 3454   Geils - I Do / Trying To Live My Life Without You
* Atlantic 3438   Geils - Surrender / Monkey Island

Danny Toan's Group

Steve Lampert (trumpet) Johnny Hill (trombone) Joseph Preti (synthesizer flute) Gary Keller (saxophones) Joe Delia (synthesizer, vibraphone) Danny Toan (guitar, bass, arranger) Abe Speller (drums) Santos (percussion)
Ultima Sound Studios, Blauvelt, NY, circa May, 1977?
33688Double FaultEmbryo SD 535
Larry Schneider (saxophones) Joe Delia (piano, electric piano, string synthesizer, arranger) Danny Toan (guitar) Jim Finan (bass) Chuck Bergi (drums) John Ballesteros (congas)
33689Killian-
35935Killian (edited version)Atlantic unissued
Danny Toan (lead guitar, arranger) Johnny Hill (rhythm guitar) Jim Finan (bass) Max (drums)
33690Mighty MaxEmbryo SD 535
Joe Delia (electric piano) Danny Toan (guitar) Jim Finan (bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, string synthesizer, arranger)
33691Come Into My Life-
Joe Delia (piano, organ) Danny Toan (guitar, arranger) Jim Finan (bass) Chuck Bergi (drums) Santos (percussion)
33692Kunta Kinte-
Steve Lampert (trumpet) Johnny Hill (trombone) Gary Keller (saxophones, flute) Joe Delia (piano, vibraphone) Danny Toan (guitar, bass, arranger) Abe Speller (drums) Santos (percussion)
33693Flightus-
Joe Delia (synthesizer) Danny Toan (guitar, arranger) Jim Finan (bass) Chuck Bergi (drums)
33694Snapper City-
* Embryo SD 535   Danny Toan - First Serve

Johnny Rivers

Gary Grant, Gary Herbig, Tom Scott (horns) Michael Omartian (organ) Dean Parks (lead guitar) Johnny Rivers (rhythm guitar, vocals) Scott Edwards (electric bass) Ed Greene (drums) Gary Coleman, Milt Holland (percussion) Herb Pedersen (harmony vocals) Ginger Blake, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (backing vocals)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA;
Haji Sound Recordings Co., Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA, June 7, 1977?
33744Outside Help (edited version)Atlantic unissued
34300Outside HelpSoul City BT 76004
Sid Sharp (concertmaster) Harlan Rogers (electric piano) Dean Parks (guitar) Marc Levine (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Johnny Rivers (vocals) Barry Lee Bookin, James E. Haas, Jon Douglas Haywood (harmony vocals) unidentified strings, Dean Parks (string arranger)
33743Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin') (edited version)Atlantic unissued
33907--
34301Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin')Soul City BT 76004
* Soul City BT 76004   Johnny Rivers - Outside Help

Herbie Mann's Group

Alan Rubin, Lew Soloff (trumpet -3) Barry Rogers, Dave Taylor (trombone -3) Herbie Mann (flute) Lew Del Gatto (baritone saxophone -3) Pat Rebillot (keyboards, arranger) Jeff Mironov (guitar) Amaury Tristao (guitar, percussion) Tony Levin (bass) Rick Marotta (drums) Rubens Bassini, Reggie Ferguson, Armen Halburian, Ralph MacDonald, Dom Um Romao (percussion)
NYC, June 15, 1977?
1. 33793PeleAtlantic SD 18222
2. 33794Oh, How I Want To Love You-
3. 33795Dingue Li Bangue-
4. 33796Lugar Comum (Common Place)-
5. 33797O Meu Amor Chorou (The Cry Of Love)-
* Atlantic SD 18222, SD 19169   Herbie Mann - Brazil-Once Again

Crosby, Stills And Nash

Craig Doerge (piano, electric piano) Joe Vitale (organ, flute) Stephen Stills (electric guitar, slide guitar, vocals) George Perry (bass) Russ Kunkel (drums, congas) David Crosby, Graham Nash (vocals)
released June 17, 1977
34200Shadow CaptainAtlantic SD 19104
Stephen Stills (guitar, vocals) David Crosby, Graham Nash (vocals)
34201See The Changes-
Graham Nash (piano, harmonica, vocals) Jimmy Haslip (bass) Joe Vitale (drums, electric piano) David Crosby, Stephen Stills (vocals)
34202Carried Away-
34623Carried Away (edited version)Atlantic 3453
34624not used
Stephen Stills (lead guitar, timbales, vocals) David Crosby (rhythm guitar, vocals) George Perry (bass) Joe Vitale (drums, organ) Ray Barretto (congas) Graham Nash (vocals)
34203Fair GameAtlantic SD 19104
34227Fair Game (edited version)Atlantic 3432
Joe Vitale (organ) Stephen Stills (electric piano, electric guitar, vocals) George Perry (bass) Russ Kunkel (drums) David Crosby, Graham Nash (vocals)
34204Anything At AllAtlantic 3432, SD 19104
Graham Nash (piano, vocals) George Perry (bass) Joe Vitale (drums, timpani, percussion) David Crosby, Stephen Stills (vocals) unidentified strings
34205CathedralAtlantic SD 19104
Craig Doerge (electric piano) Stephen Stills (lead guitar, vocals) David Crosby (rhythm guitar, vocals) George Perry (bass) Joe Vitale (drums, organ) Russ Kunkel (congas) Graham Nash (vocals)
33634Dark Star (edited version)Atlantic 3401
34206Dark StarAtlantic SD 19104
Graham Nash (piano, vocals) Joe Vitale (electric piano) David Crosby (guitar, vocals) Stephen Stills (electric guitar, vocals) Tim Drummond (bass) Russ Kunkel (drums, percussion)
33633Just A Song Before I Go (edited version)Atlantic 3401
34207Just A Song Before I GoAtlantic SD 19104
Mike Finnigan (organ) Stephen Stills (electric guitar, vocals) Gerald Johnson (bass) Joe Vitale (drums) David Crosby, Graham Nash (vocals)
34208Run From Tears-
Graham Nash (piano, vocals) David Crosby, Stephen Stills (vocals) unidentified strings
34209Cold Rain-
Joe Vitale (vibraphone) David Crosby, Stephen Stills (guitar, vocals) Russ Kunkel (drums) Graham Nash (vocals)
34210In My Dreams-
Stephen Stills (piano, electric guitar, vocals) George Perry (bass) Joe Vitale (drums, percussion) David Crosby, Graham Nash (vocals) unidentified strings
34211I Give You Give Blind-
34622I Give You Give Blind (edited version)Atlantic 3453
* Atlantic SD 19104   Crosby, Stills And Nash - CSN
* Atlantic 3453   Crosby, Stills And Nash - I Give You Give Blind / Carried Away
* Atlantic 3432   Crosby, Stills And Nash - Anything At All / Fair Game
* Atlantic 3401   Crosby, Stills And Nash - Dark Star / Just A Song Before I Go

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (vocals) and others
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, June 23, 1977
35397Someone That I Used To LoveAtlantic unissued
35398Daybreak (Storybook Children)-

Jay McShann Septet

Joe Newman (trumpet) Paul Quinichette, Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone) Jay McShann (piano, electric piano, vocals) John Scofield (guitar) Milt Hinton (bass) Jackie Williams (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, June 29 & 30, July 1, 1977
34188Confessin' The BluesAtlantic SD 8800
34189'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do-
34190Hootie Blues-
34191Blue Devil Jump-
34192My Chile-
34193Jumpin' At The Woodside-
34194Just For You-
34195Hot Biscuits-
34196'Fore Day Rider-
34197(Going To) Kansas City-
34225Over The Rainbowunissued
* Atlantic SD 8800   Jay McShann - The Last Of The Blue Devils

Johnny Rivers

Chuck Findley, Jerry Jumonville, Joel Peskin, John Phillips (horns) Skip Edwards (organ) Harlan Rogers (electric piano) Fred Tackett (guitar) Johnny Rivers (guitar, vocals) David Hungate (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Hal Blaine (percussion) Luther Waters, Oren Waters (backing vocals)
Wally Heider Recording Studios, San Francisco, CA;
Haji Sound Recordings Co., Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA, circa June, 1977???
34302Curious Mind (Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um)Soul City BT 76004
Joe Sample (piano) Fred Tackett (guitar) Johnny Rivers (guitar, vocals) Marc Levine (bass) Ed Greene (drums) Ms. M.L. Benoit (percussion) Oren Waters (harmony vocals) Herb Pedersen, Luther Waters, Oren Waters (backing vocals)
34303For You-
Richard Cuomo (keyboards) Fred Tackett (guitar) Johnny Rivers (guitar, vocals) Marc Levine (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Ms. M.L. Benoit (percussion) Luther Waters, Oren Waters (backing vocals)
34304Monkey Time-
Michael Omartian (piano, organ) Dean Parks (lead guitar) Wayne Berry (guitar, harmony vocals) Johnny Rivers (rhythm guitar, vocals) Scott Edwards (electric bass) Jim Gordon (drums) Herb Pedersen (harmony vocals)
34305One Last Dance (For The Melody)-
Tom Scott (tenor saxophone) Michael Omartian (electric piano) Tay Uhler (lead guitar) Johnny Rivers (rhythm guitar, vocals) Scott Edwards (electric bass) Ed Greene (drums) Wayne Berry (harmony vocals) Ginger Blake, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Oren Waters (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
34306Ashes And Sand-
Michael Omartian (piano) Dean Parks (lead guitar) Michael Georgiades (rhythm guitar) Johnny Rivers (rhythm guitar, vocals) Scott Edwards (electric bass) Ed Greene (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) Herb Pedersen (harmony vocals)
34307Rotation-
Michael Omartian (electric piano) Dean Parks (lead guitar) Johnny Rivers (rhythm guitar, vocals) Scott Edwards (electric bass) Ed Greene (drums) Gary Coleman (percussion) Herb Pedersen (harmony vocals) unidentified strings, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
34308Flying Away With You-
* Soul City BT 76004   Johnny Rivers - Outside Help

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (vocals) and others
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, July 6, 1977
35400I'll Sing AloneAtlantic unissued

Yes

Rick Wakeman (piano, organ, electric piano, keyboards, synthesizer, Polymoog) Steve Howe (guitar, electric guitar, steel guitar, vocals) Chris Squire (bass, electric bass, vocals) Alan White (drums, percussion) Jon Anderson (vocals, harp) Richard Williams Singers
Eglise Des Planches, Montreux, Switzerland;
St. Martins Church, Vevey, Switzerland, released July 7, 1977
33850Going For The OneAtlantic SD 19106
33851Turn Of The Century-
33852Parallels-
33853Wonderous Stories-
33854Awaken-
33928Going For The One (edited version)unissued
33929Parallels (edited version)-
34213Wonderous Stories (edited version)Atlantic 3416
34214Awaken, Part 1-
* Atlantic SD 19106   Yes - Going For The One
* Atlantic 3416   Yes - Wonderous Stories / Awaken

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (vocals) and others
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, July 8, 1977
35401I Don't Need Nobody's HelpAtlantic unissued

Don Pullen Quintet

Don Pullen (piano) Jeff Berlin (electric bass) Steve Jordan (drums) Raphael Cruz, Sammy Figueroa (percussion)
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, July 12, 1977
350832 unknown titlesunissued
35231Richard's TuneAtlantic SD 8802
35232Dialogue Between Malcolm And Betty-
* Atlantic SD 8802   Don Pullen - Montreux Concert

Black Heat

Black Heat (funk group)
NYC, July 27, 1977
34038Keep RunningAtlantic unissued

Spinners

John Edwards, Billy Henderson, Bobbie Smith (tenor vocals) Henry Fambrough (baritone vocals) Pervis Jackson (bass vocals) unidentified studio band, Thom Bell (arranger)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July, 1977?
34091I'm Tired Of GivingAtlantic 3425, SD 19146
* Atlantic SD 19146   Spinners/8
* Atlantic 3425   Spinners - I'm Tired Of Giving / Heaven On Earth (So Fine)

Average White Band

Average White Band (funk group) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350797 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Average White Band And Ben E. King

Ben E. King (vocals) Average White Band (funk group) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350804 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Malombo

Malombo, and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350816 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Don Cherry

Don Cherry (cornet) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350823 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Herbie Mann

Herbie Mann (flute) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350849 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Etta James

Etta James (vocals) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350853 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Al And Dee Dee?

Dee Dee Bridgewater (vocals) Al ..., and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350862 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Chris Hinze

Chris Hinze (flute) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350872 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Larry Coryell And Philip Catherine

Philip Catherine, Larry Coryell (guitar) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350882 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

David Newman And Klaus Doldinger

Klaus Doldinger, David Newman (tenor saxophone) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
350892 unknown titlesAtlantic unissued

Luther

Luther Vandross (vocals) and others
"Montreux Jazz Festival", "Casino De Montreux", Switzerland, circa July, 1977
35090unknown titleAtlantic unissued

Genesis

Tony Banks (keyboards) Steve Hackett (guitar) Mike Rutherford (electric bass) Phil Collins (drums, vocals)
Trident Studios, London, England, August 10, 1977
34351SquonkAtlantic SD 2-9002
34352The Carpet Crawlers-
34353Robbery, Assault And Battery-
34354Afterglow-
34355Firth Of Fifth-
34356I Know What I Like-
34357The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway-
34358The Musical Box (closing section)-
34359Supper's Ready-
34360The Cinema Show-
34361Dance On A Volcano-
34362Los Endos-
* Atlantic SD 2-9002, SD 2-2002   Genesis - Seconds Out

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (vocals) and others
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, September 2, 1977
35402SnowAtlantic unissued
35403Miss "O"-
35404I Get Along Without You Very Well-

Average White Band

Average White Band (funk group)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, September 12, 1977
35449Hamish's TuneAtlantic unissued

Bette Midler

Bette Midler (vocals) and others
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, September 30, 1977
35395People Say They Love You (But Don't Come Home)Atlantic unissued

Bobby Short and others

Bobby Short (piano, vocals) and others
November 1, 1977?
34483Easy To RememberAtlantic unissued
34484A Lady Must Live-
34485We'll Be The Same-
34486All-
34487It Never Entered My Mind-
34488Hollywood Party-
34489It Never Entered My Mind-
34490Sing For Your Supper-
34491Average Man-
34492I've Got Dollars-
34493That's Love-
34494Do I Hear You Saying I Love You-

Average White Band

Average White Band (funk group)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, November 4, 1977
35444Steve's TuneAtlantic unissued

Emerson, Lake And Palmer

Keith Emerson (keyboards) Greg Lake (bass, vocals?) Carl Palmer (drums)
Advision Studios, London, England, released November 10, 1977
33163BullfrogAtlantic SD 19147
33164Close But Not Touching-
same session
33168Jam And Echounissued
33169Honky Tonk Train BluesAtlantic SD 19147
33170Barrelhouse Shake-Down-
33171I Believe In Father Christmas-
33172Hum Bugunissued
* Atlantic SD 19147   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 2

Emerson, Lake And Palmer

Keith Emerson (keyboards) Greg Lake (bass) Carl Palmer (drums)
released November 10, 1977
33997When The Apple Blossoms Bloom In The Windmills Of Your Mind I'll Be Your ValentineAtlantic SD 19147
33998Watching Over You-
33999So Far To Fall-
* Atlantic SD 19147   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 2

Emerson, Lake And Palmer / Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson (keyboards) The London Philharmonic Orchestra
released November 10, 1977
34000Maple Leaf RagAtlantic SD 19147
* Atlantic SD 19147   Emerson, Lake And Palmer - Works, Vol. 2

The J. Geils Band

The J. Geils Band (rock group)
The Hit Factory, NYC, November, 1977?
34523Harp TuneAtlantic unissued
34524Ain't No Joke-
34525Gettin' Out-

The Jimmy Castor Bunch

Jimmy Castor (alto,tenor saxophone, timbales, rhythm piano, lead vocals, backing vocals) Ray Brown, Gerry Thomas (keyboards) Jay Berliner, Leburn Maddox (guitar) Paul Forney (bass) Ellwood Henderson Jr., Jimmy Johnson (drums) Lenny Fridie Jr. (congas)
NYC, November, 1977?
34032The Return Of Leroy, Part 1Atlantic 3424
34033The Return Of Leroy, Part 2-
34545TR-7 (edited version)Atlantic 3451
34546E-Man Par-TayAtlantic SD 19111
34547Maximum Stimulation-
34548Equal People-
34549Mind Power-
34550TR-7-
34551MagnoliaAtlantic 3451, SD 19111
34552The Return Of Leroy, Part IAtlantic SD 19111
-The Return Of Leroy, Part II-
34553It Was YouAtlantic 3455, SD 19111
34554MandyAtlantic SD 19111
34665Maximum Stimulation (edited version)Atlantic 3455
* Atlantic SD 19111   The Jimmy Castor Bunch - Maximum Stimulation
* Atlantic 3424   The Jimmy Castor Bunch - The Return Of Leroy, Part 1&2
* Atlantic 3451   The Jimmy Castor Bunch - TR-7 / Magnolia
* Atlantic 3455   The Jimmy Castor Bunch - It Was You / Maximum Stimulation

Average White Band

Malcolm Duncan (tenor,soprano saxophone) Roger Ball (keyboards, synthesizer, alto saxophone) Hamish Stuart (guitar, lead vocals) Onnie McIntyre (guitar, backing vocals) Alan Gorrie (bass, lead vocals) Steve Ferrone (drums, percussion) Randy Brecker, Marvin Stamm (trumpet, flugelhorn) Tom Malone, Barry Rogers (trombone) Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone, flute) Lew DelGatto (baritone saxophone, flute) Cornell Dupree (guitar) Ray Barretto (congas, percussion) Rubens Bassini (percussion)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, December 12, 1977?
34645Your Love Is A MiracleAtlantic SD 19162
34646Same Feeling, Different Song-
34647Daddy's All Gone-
34648Big City Lights-
34649She's A Dream-
34650Warmer Communications-
34651The Price Of The Dream-
34652Sweet And Sour-
34653One Look Over My Shoulder (Is This Really Goodbye)-
35132Your Love Is A Miracle (edited version)unissued
* Atlantic SD 19162   Average White Band - Warmer Communications

Charles Mingus and others

Charles Mingus (bass) and others
December 20, 1977?
34666Way Down BluesAtlantic unissued

The J. Geils Band

The J. Geils Band (rock group)
The Cutting Room, NYC, December, 1977?
34663Trying To Live My Life Without YouAtlantic 3454
34664not used
* Atlantic 3454   Geils - I Do / Trying To Live My Life Without You

The J. Geils Band

The J. Geils Band (rock group): same personnel
The Record Plant, NYC, December, 1977?
34702JamAtlantic unissued
34703not used

Boney M.

Bobby Farrell (vocals, voice) Marcia Barrett, Liz Mitchell, Maizie Williams (backing vocals) Frank Farian (producer, Bobby Farrell's voice) and others
Union Studios, Munich, West Germany;
Europasound Studios, Frankfurt Am Main, West Germany, 1977?
33707Ma BakerAtlantic SD 19145
33708Love For Sale-
33709Belfast-
33710Have You Ever Seen The Rain
33711Gloria, Can You WaddleAtlantic SD 19145
33712Plantation Boy-
33713Motherless Child-
33714Silent Lover-
33715A Woman Can Change A Man-
33716Still I'm Sad-
33927A Woman Can Change A Man (edited version)unissued
34148Ma Baker (edited version)-
* Atlantic SD 19145   Boney M. - Love For Sale

Aretha Franklin

David Paich, Sylvester Rivers (keyboards) Ray Parker Jr., Lee Ritenour (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harold Mason (drums) Joe Clayton (conga drums) Aretha Franklin (vocals)
Studio 55, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
33236Break It To Me GentlyAtlantic 3393, SD 19102
* Atlantic SD 19102   Aretha Franklin - Sweet Passion
* Atlantic 3393   Aretha Franklin - Break It To Me Gently / Meadows Of Springtime

Don Pullen Septet

Hannibal Marvin Peterson (trumpet) George Adams (tenor saxophone) Don Pullen (piano) Ilhan Mimaroglu (electronics) Alex Blake (bass) Bobby Battle (drums) Ray Mantilla (percussion)
NYC, 1977
33387Autumn SongAtlantic SD 1699
* Atlantic SD 1699   Don Pullen - Tomorrow's Promises

Don Pullen Tentet

Hannibal Marvin Peterson (trumpet) George Adams (tenor,soprano saxophone) Don Pullen (piano, Clavinet) Ilhan Mimaroglu (electronics -1) Sterling McGee, Roland Prince (guitar) Alex Blake (bass) Tyronne Walker (drums, percussion) Bobby Battle, Ray Mantilla (percussion)
NYC, 1977
1. 33388Poodie PieAtlantic SD 1699
2. 33389Kadji-
* Atlantic SD 1699   Don Pullen - Tomorrow's Promises

Don Pullen Duo

George Adams (bass clarinet, soprano,tenor saxophone, flute) Don Pullen (piano)
NYC, 1977
33390Last Year's Lies And Tomorrow's PromisesAtlantic SD 1699
* Atlantic SD 1699   Don Pullen - Tomorrow's Promises

Don Pullen Quartet

George Adams (flute) Don Pullen (piano) Alex Blake (bass) Bobby Battle (drums) Rita Da Costa (vocals)
NYC, 1977
33391Let's Be FriendsAtlantic SD 1699
* Atlantic SD 1699   Don Pullen - Tomorrow's Promises

Average White Band And Ben E. King

Malcolm Duncan (tenor saxophone) Roger Ball (keyboards, alto saxophone, horn arranger) Onnie McIntyre (guitar) Hamish Stuart (guitar, backing vocals) Alan Gorrie (electric bass, backing vocals) Steve Ferrone (drums, percussion) Ben E. King (lead vocals) Ray Barretto (congas) Nicholas Marrero (congas, percussion) Randy Brecker, Marvin Stamm (trumpet) Barry Rogers (trombone) Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone) Lew Del Gatto (baritone saxophone) Jim Mullen (guitar) Luther Vandross, Robin Clark, Debra Gray (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Cengiz Yaltkaya (string arranger) Arif Mardin (string arranger, arranger)
NYC, 1977
33654Get It Up For Love (edited version)Atlantic 3402
33655Keepin' It To Myself (edited version)-
33734Get It Up For LoveAtlantic SD 19105
33735Fool For You Anyway-
33736A Star In The Ghetto-
33737The Message-
33738What Is Soul-
33739Someday We'll All Be Free-
33740Imagine-
33741Keepin' It To Myself-
33933A Star In The Ghetto (edited version)Atlantic 3427, 3427 (DJ version)
34136-Atlantic 3427 (DJ version)
34157What Is SoulAtlantic 3427
34252A Star In The Ghetto (edited version)Atlantic Disko DSKO 099
34384-unissued
34385Fool For You Anyway (edited version)Atlantic 3444
34386Imagine (edited version)unissued
34387The Message (edited version)Atlantic 3444
* Atlantic SD 19105   Average White Band And Ben E. King - Benny And Us
* Atlantic 3402   Average White Band And Ben E. King - Get It Up For Love / Keepin' It To Myself
* Atlantic 3427   Average White Band And Ben E. King - A Star In The Ghetto / What Is Soul
* Atlantic Disko DSKO 099   Average White Band/Ben E. King - A Star In The Ghetto
* Atlantic 3444   Average White Band And Ben E. King - Fool For You Anyway / The Message
* Atlantic 3427 (DJ version)   Average White Band And Ben E. King (no details)

Herbie Mann And Fire Island

Alan Rubin, Lew Soloff (trumpet -1/3) Sam Burtis (trombone -1/3) Herbie Mann (flute) Jaroslav Jakubovic (baritone saxophone -1/3) Tom Coppola (keyboards) Carmine L. Calabro Jr. (synthesizer, Clavinet -1, vocals, arranger, conductor -2,4,5, synthesizer -3,6) Jerry Friedman, Kenny Mazur (guitar) Wilbur Bascomb (electric bass) Alan Schwartzberg (drums -1,2,4,5) Jimmy Young (drums -3,6) Sammy Figueroa, Armen Halburian (percussion) Googie Coppola, Arnold McCuller (vocals)
CI Recording Studios, NYC;
Atlantic Studios, NYC, 1977
1. 33856RhythmatismAtlantic SD 19112
2. 33857Once I Had A Love-
3. 33858Summer Strut-
4. 33859Welcome Sunrise-
5. 33860In The Summertime-
6. 33861You Are The Song-
* Atlantic SD 19112   Herbie Mann And Fire Island

Herbie Mann Duo

Herbie Mann (flute) Sammy Figueroa (congas)
CI Recording Studios, NYC;
Atlantic Studios, NYC, 1977
33862Flute SongAtlantic SD 19112
* Atlantic SD 19112   Herbie Mann And Fire Island

Sergio Mendes / Pele (Soundtrack)

Gerry Mulligan (baritone,soprano saxophone) Chico Spider (keyboards) Oscar Castro-Neves (guitar) Bill Dickinson (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Chacal, Steve Forman, Laudir De Oliveira (percussion) Gracinha Leporace, Pele, Carol Rogers (vocals) Sergio Mendes (arranger)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, 1977
34002O Coracao Do Rei (The King's Heart)Atlantic SD 18231
34003Meu Mundo E Uma Bola (My World Is A Ball)-
34004Memorias (Memories)-
34005Nascimento (Birth)-
34006Voltando A Baur (Back To Bauru)-
34007Cidade Grande (Big City)-
34008--
34009Alma Latina (Latin Soul) (Main Theme)-
34010A Triateza Do Adeus (The Sadness Of Goodbye)-
34011--
34012Na Bahia (In Bahia)-
34013Amor E Agressao (Love And Aggression)-
34014Meu Mundo E Uma Bola (My World Is A Ball) (Main Theme)-
35596Meu Mundo E Uma Bola (My World Is A Ball) (edited version)unissued
* Atlantic SD 18231   Sergio Mendes - Pele (Soundtrack)

Black Heat

Black Heat (funk group)
CBS Studios, ???, 1977
34015TestifyAtlantic unissued
34016Rodney's Intro-
34017Price You Have To Pay-
34018Money-
34019Voices-
34020In Heat-
3402176 Hours-
34022Scorchin'-
34023Fussin' And Fightin'-
34024Things You Done-
34025Look At Me, I'm In Love-
34026Rodney's Heat-
34027Look At Me-
34028Rodney's Boogie-
34029Jammin' In G-

Ray Charles With Studio Band

Ray Charles (vocals, arranger) unidentified studio band, Sid Feller, Larry Muhoberac, Roger Newman (arranger)
RPM International Studios, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
34138I Can See Clearly NowAtlantic SD 19142
34139The Jealous Kind-
34140Oh What A Beautiful Mornin'-
34141How Long Has This Been Going On-
34142Be My Love-
34143Anonymous Love-
34144Heavenly Music-
34145Game Number Nine-
34146Let It Be-
34538I Can See Clearly Now (edited version)Atlantic 3443
34544Anonymous Love (edited version)-
34972 or 34973Game Number NineAtlantic 3473
34973 or 34972Game Number Nine (DJ version)Atlantic 3473 (DJ version)
34974PeaceAtlantic 3473
* Atlantic SD 19142   Ray Charles - True To Life
* Atlantic 3443   Ray Charles - I Can See Clearly Now / Anonymous Love
* Atlantic 3473   Ray Charles - Game Number Nine / Peace
* Atlantic 3473 (DJ version)   Ray Charles With Studio Band (no details)

Spinners

Casey James (keyboards, guitar, timpani, arranger) Thom Bell (keyboards, arranger, conductor) Bobby Eli (guitar) Anthony S. Bell, Leroy M. Bell (guitar, arranger) Bob Babbitt (bass) Andrew Smith (drums) Larry Washington (percussion) John Edwards, Billy Henderson, Bobbie Smith (tenor vocals) Henry Fambrough (baritone vocals) Pervis Jackson (bass vocals) Carla Benton, Evette Benton, Barbara Ingram (backing vocals) MFSB
Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, PA;
Kaye-Smith Studios, Seattle, WA, 1977
34034Heaven On Earth (So Fine) (edited version)Atlantic 3425
34137-unissued
34264I'm Gonna GetchaAtlantic SD 19146
34265You Got The Love That I Need-
34266Heaven On Earth (So Fine)-
34267Back In The Arms Of Love-
34268(Love Is) One Step Away-
34269Easy Come, Easy Go-
34270Painted Magic-
34271Baby I Need Your Love (You're The Only One)-
34707Easy Come, Easy Go (edited version)Atlantic 3462
34708(Love Is) One Step Away (edited version)-
* Atlantic SD 19146   Spinners/8
* Atlantic 3425   Spinners - I'm Tired Of Giving / Heaven On Earth (So Fine)
* Atlantic 3462   Spinners - Easy Come, Easy Go / (Love Is) One Step Away

Roberta Flack

Michael Kamen (oboe) Paul Griffin, Don Grolnick, Rob Mounsey, Harry Whittaker (keyboards) Roberta Flack (keyboards, vocals) Ronnie Foster, Leon Pendarvis (keyboards, backing vocals) Reggie Lucas, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, David Spinozza, John Tropea (guitar) Anthony Jackson (bass guitar) Basil Fearrington, Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd, Howard King, Idris Muhammad, Allen Schwartzberg, Jimmy Wong (drums) Dave Carey, Crusher, Gary King, Jimmy Maeulin (percussion) Mtume (percussion, backing vocals) Donny Hathaway (vocals) Jim Gilstrap, Lani Groves, Gwen Guthrie, Gene McDaniels, Zach Sanders, Brenda White, Denice Williams (backing vocals)
The Hit Factory, NYC;
Columbia Studios, NYC;
RCA Studios, NYC;
The Record Plant, NYC;
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA;
Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA;
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, 1977
34372Why Don't You Move In With MeAtlantic 3441, 3441 (alt.), SD 19149
34373The Closer I Get To YouAtlantic 3463, 3463 (DJ version), SD 19149
34374Fine, Fine DayAtlantic SD 19149
34375This Time I'll Be Sweeter-
3437625th Of Last DecemberAtlantic 3441, SD 19149
34377After YouAtlantic SD 19149
34378I'd Like To Be Baby To YouAtlantic 3483, SD 19149
34379Soul DeepAtlantic SD 19149
34380Love Is The HealingAtlantic 3463, SD 19149
34381Where I'll Find YouAtlantic SD 19149
3441925th Of Last December (long version)Atlantic 3441 (DJ version)
3442025th Of Last December (short version)Atlantic 3441 (alt.)
34773The Closer I Get To You (edited version)Atlantic 3463 (DJ version)
34774not used
* Atlantic SD 19149   Roberta Flack - Blue Lights In The Basement
* Atlantic 3441   Roberta Flack - Why Don't You Move In With Me / 25th Of Last December
* Atlantic 3441 (alt.)   Roberta Flack - Why Don't You Move In With Me / 25th Of Last December (short version)
* Atlantic 3463   Roberta Flack - The Closer I Get To You / Love Is The Healing
* Atlantic 3483   Roberta Flack - I'd Like To Be Baby To You / ???
* Atlantic 3463 (DJ version), 3441 (DJ version)   Roberta Flack (no details)

Ben E. King

Ben E. King (vocals) and others
Media Sound Studios, NYC, 1977
34505When Love Turns Its BackAtlantic unissued
34506Fever-
34507What Do You Want Me To Do-

Aretha Franklin With Rich Tufo's Orchestra

Rich Tufo (keyboards, arranger) Curtis Mayfield (guitar) Gary Thompson (rhythm guitar) Joe Scott (electric bass) Donnelle Hagan (drums) Master Henry Gibson (congas) Aretha Franklin (vocals) Mattie Butler, Dernese Heard, Ricki Linton, Alfonzo Surrett (backing vocals) unidentified horns and strings
Curtom Studios, Chicago, IL;
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA;
Whitney Studios, Glendale, CA, 1977
34559Almighty Fire (Woman Of The Future)Atlantic SD 19161
34560Lady, Lady-
34561More Than Just A JoyAtlantic 3495, SD 19161
34562Keep On Loving YouAtlantic SD 19161
34563I Needed You Baby-
34564Close To You-
34565No Matter Who You Love-
34566This You Can BelieveAtlantic 3495, SD 19161
34999Almighty Fire (Woman Of The Future) (edited version)Atlantic 3468
* Atlantic SD 19161   Aretha Franklin - Almighty Fire
* Atlantic 3495   Aretha Franklin - More Than Just A Joy / This You Can Believe
* Atlantic 3468   Aretha Franklin - Almighty Fire (Woman Of The Future) / I'm Your Speed

ABBA

Lars Carlsson (saxophones, flute) Benny Andersson (keyboards, vocals, arranger) Janne Schaffer, Lasse Wellander (lead guitar) Bjorn Ulvaeus (guitar, vocals, arranger) Rutger Gunnarsson (bass) Ola Brunkert, Roger Palm (drums) Malando Gassama (percussion) Agnetha Faltskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad (vocals) unidentified strings
Stockholm, Sweden, 1977
34594The Name Of The Game (edited version)unissued
34597EagleAtlantic SD 19164
34598Take A Chance On Me-
34599One Man, One Woman-
34600The Name Of The Game-
34601Move On-
34602Hole In Your Soul-
34603The Girl With The Golden Hair
34604The Girl With The Golden Hair: Thank You For The MusicAtlantic SD 19164
34605The Girl With The Golden Hair: I Wonder (Departure)-
34606The Girl With The Golden Hair: I'm A Marionette-
35044Take A Chance On Me (edited version)unissued
35054-Atlantic 3457
35272Eagle (edited version) (single version)unissued
35273Eagle (edited version) (faded DJ version)-
35478Eagle (edited version)-
* Atlantic SD 19164   ABBA - The Album
* Atlantic 3457   ABBA - Take A Chance On Me / ???

Aretha Franklin With Rich Tufo's Orchestra

Aretha Franklin (vocals) unidentified studio band, Rich Tufo (arranger)
Curtom Studios, Chicago, IL, 1977
34806I'm Your SpeedAtlantic 3468, SD 19161
* Atlantic SD 19161   Aretha Franklin - Almighty Fire
* Atlantic 3468   Aretha Franklin - Almighty Fire (Woman Of The Future) / I'm Your Speed

Average White Band

Average White Band (funk group)
Atlantic Studios, NYC, 1977 or 1978
35443Molly's TuneAtlantic unissued

Bobby Short and others

Bobby Short (piano, vocals) and others
CBS TV, unknown location, circa 1977???
34495MaureenAtlantic unissued

Ben E. King

Ben E. King (vocals) and others
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, circa 1977???
34496What You Do To MeAtlantic unissued

ABBA

Benny Andersson (keyboards, vocals, arranger) Bjorn Ulvaeus (guitar, vocals, arranger) Agnetha Faltskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad (vocals) and others
Stockholm, Sweden?, circa 1977?
34556I WonderAtlantic unissued
34557The Name Of The Game-
34558The Name Of The Game (edited version)-

Margie Joseph With Sonny Burke's Orchestra

Margie Joseph (vocals) unidentified rhythm, horns and strings, Sonny Burke (arranger)
circa 1977???
34571Come Back To Me LoverAtlantic 3445, SD 19182
34572He Came Into My Life-
34573not used
34574-
* Atlantic SD 19182   Margie Joseph - Feeling My Way
* Atlantic 3445   Margie Joseph - Come Back To Me Lover / He Came Into My Life

Spinners

Spinners (soul group)
circa 1977???
34704Love Is A FeelingAtlantic unissued
34705Hung Up On Love-
34706Love Just Ain't Right-

Bette Midler

Gene Coe, Don Rader, Bobby Shaw (trumpet) Lew McCreary, Bill Watrous (trombone) Steve Douglas, Plas Johnson, Don Menza, Marshall Royal (saxophones) John Barnes (piano) Don Randi (organ) David T. Walker (guitar) Fred Tackett (electric guitar) Jerry Scheff (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Bette Midler (vocals) Ira Newborn (arranger)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA;
Studio 55, Los Angeles, CA, circa 1977
34397Empty Bed BluesAtlantic 3431, SD 19151
Artie Butler (piano, arranger) Lee Ritenour, Thom Rotella (guitar) David Hungate (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Alan Estes (percussion) Bette Midler (vocals, backing vocals) Ellie Greenwich, Mikie Harris (backing vocals)
34398A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart MakesAtlantic SD 19151
34399Paradise-
34997Paradise (edited version)Atlantic 3475, 3475 (alt.)
Craig Doerge (keyboards) Howard Roberts (guitar, ukulele) Max Bennett (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Alan Estes (percussion) Bette Midler (vocals, backing vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Artie Butler (arranger)
34198Yellow Beach Umbrella (edited version)unissued
34199Yellow Beach Umbrella (DJ version)-
34400Yellow Beach UmbrellaAtlantic SD 19151
Mike Melvoin (keyboards, arranger) Jim Hughart (bass) Bette Midler (vocals) unidentified strings, Artie Butler (string arranger)
34401La Vie En RoseAtlantic 3475, SD 19151
Jim Horn (baritone saxophone) Craig Doerge (keyboards) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Leland Sklar (bass) Russ Kunkel (drums) Alan Estes (congas) Bette Midler (vocals) Donny Gerrard, Chuck Higgins, Brian Russell (backing vocals)
34402Make Yourself ComfortableAtlantic SD 19151
Craig Doerge (piano) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Leland Sklar (bass) Russ Kunkel (drums) Bette Midler (vocals) Dianne Brooks, Clydie King, Brenda Russell (backing vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Jimmie Haskell (arranger)
34403You Don't Know Me-
Artie Butler (piano) Lee Ritenour (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Jack Jennings (percussion) Bette Midler (vocals, backing vocals) Dianne Brooks, Clydie King, David Latman, Brenda Russell, Brian Russell (backing vocals) Bobby Rozario (arranger)
34404Say Goodbye To Hollywood-
Frank Vicari (tenor saxophone) Tom Waits (piano, vocals?) Jim Hughart (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Bette Midler (vocals) Bob Alcivar (arranger)
34405I Never Talk To Strangers-
Artie Butler (keyboards, arranger) Thom Rotella (guitar) Jim Hughart (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Alan Estes (percussion) Bette Midler (vocals)
34406Storybook ChildrenAtlantic 3431, SD 19151
* Atlantic SD 19151   Bette Midler - Broken Blossom
* Atlantic 3431   Bette Midler - Empty Bed Blues / Storybook Children
* Atlantic 3475   Bette Midler - Paradise / La Vie En Rose
* Atlantic 3475 (alt.)   Bette Midler (no details)

Bette Midler

Don Randi (keyboards) Steve Porcaro (synthesizer) Fred Tackett (guitar) Ira Newborn (guitar, arranger) Jerry Scheff (bass) Jim Keltner (drums) Bette Midler (vocals)
The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA, circa 1977
34413RedAtlantic 3475 (alt.), SD 19151
* Atlantic SD 19151   Bette Midler - Broken Blossom
* Atlantic 3475 (alt.)   Bette Midler (no details)

George Carlin

George Carlin (comedian)
released 1977
33410On The RoadLittle David LD 1075
33411Death And Dying: Laugh I Thought I'd Die / Suicide And Reincarnation / The Funeral / Random Thoughts On The Perfect Murder, The Last Meal And Flashbacks / Two Minute Warning-
33412Head Lines-
33413Kids Are Too Small-
33414How's Your Dog-
33415Supermarkets-
33668Head Lines (edited version)Little David EP-PR 279
33669Suicide And Reincarnation (edited version)-
33670Kids Are Too Small (edited version)-
33671Laugh I Thought I'd Die (edited version)-
33672Head Lines, Part 1Little David LD 736
33673Head Lines, Part 2-
* Little David LD 1075   George Carlin - On The Road
* Little David EP-PR 279   The George Carlin E.P. - Edited For Airplay
* Little David LD 736   George Carlin - Head Lines, Part 1&2

Jim Mullen And Dick Morrissey

Dick Morrissey (tenor saxophone, flute) Malcolm "Molly" Duncan (saxophones) Roger Ball, Pat Rebillot (keyboards) Onnie McIntyre, Jim Mullen (guitar) Hamish Stuart (guitar -1,2,4/7, backing vocals -3) Alan Gorrie (bass) Steve Ferrone (drums) Raphael Cruz, Sammy Figueroa (percussion) Cissy Houston, Beverly Ingram, Luther Vandross, Maryanne Witt (backing vocals -1,5) Googie Coppola, David Lasley, Arnold McCuller (backing vocals -7)
London, England?, released 1977
1. 34160FootlooseEmbryo SD 536
2. 34161Sing Me Softly Of The Blues-
3. 34162Everything Must Change-
4. 34163Philip Phuling-
5. 34164What A Way To Go-
6. 34165You'll Know What I Mean-
7. 34166Busted Fender-
* Embryo SD 536   Jim Mullen/Dick Morrissey - Up