Carnival (1969, Liberty) is the only album released by The Carnival. The Carnival was an American pop group formed by percussionist José Soares and vocalist Janis Hansen, both formerly of Sergio Mendes’ Brasil ’66. Initially a joint venture between Walter Wanderley and the original members of Brasil ’66, the group eventually settled into a quartet […]
“The Yard Went On Forever” is a song recorded by Richard Harris for his second studio album, The Yard Went on Forever (1968).
Love’s Lines, Angles and Rhymes is the sixth album by American pop group The 5th Dimension, released in 1971. The title song had been recorded originally by Diana Ross the previous year. It reached #17 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart and became the band’s third consecutive album to be certified Gold. Following the success […]
Fats Is Back is an album by Fats Domino. It was released in 1968. John Lennon and Paul McCartney recorded Domino songs. According to some reports, McCartney wrote the Beatles song “Lady Madonna” in emulation of Domino’s style, combining it with a nod to Humphrey Lyttelton’s 1956 hit “Bad Penny Blues”. Domino also recorded the […]
Terry Melcher is the first solo album by Terry Melcher, released in 1974 on Reprise. Terrence Paul Melcher (born Terrence Paul Jorden; February 8, 1942 – November 19, 2004) was an American record producer, singer, and songwriter who was instrumental in shaping the mid-to-late 1960s California Sound and folk rock movements. His best-known contributions were […]
Rewind is the fourth studio album by the American musician Johnny Rivers, released in 1967 by Imperial Records. The album includes cover versions of “Baby, I Need Your Lovin’” and “The Tracks of My Tears”. Produced by Lou Adler with arrangements by Jimmy Webb, who wrote seven of the songs. Noted Los Angeles session musicians […]
“The Tracks of My Tears” is a song written by Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, and Marv Tarplin. It is a multiple award-winning 1965 hit R&B song originally recorded by their group, the Miracles, on Motown’s Tamla label. The Miracles’ million-selling original version has been inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame, has been ranked by […]
“Baby I Need Your Loving” is a 1964 hit single recorded by the Four Tops for the Motown label. Written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland, the song was the group’s first Motown single and their first pop Top 20 hit, making it to number 11 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and […]