CT 509 Van Lingle Mungo - Dave Frishberg - Promo

CT 509

CT 509 Van Lingle Mongo – Dave Frishberg Side A: Van Lingle Mungo (2:45)Side B: Nasty Nasty Habit (2:25)(from Oklahoma Toad)Dave FrishbergIssues: CTI CT 509 [45]Master No.: CT 509 A/CT 509 BRecorded: Prob. late 1969. Associated Recording Studios in New York; CTI release re-engineered and overdubbed by Rudy Van Gelder, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.Released: Prob. August 15th, 1970; runout etchings on […]

CT 508

CT 508 – Black Out Parts 1 & 2 – Fats Theus Side A: Black Out (part 1)Side B: Black Out (part 2)(from Black Out)Fats TheusIssues: CTI CT 508 [45]Master No.: CT 508 A/CT 508 BRecorded: July 16th and 22nd, 1970 and Rudy Van Gelder’s StudioReleased: Single released the first week of Sept. 1970, album Oct. 1970 The album Recorded over two days in July […]

CT 507

CT 507 Brazil – Antonio Carlos Jobim Side A: Brazil (part 1) (3:15)Side B: Brazil (part 2) (2:15)(from Stone Flower)Antonio Carlos JobimIssues: CTI CT 507 [45]Master No.: CT 507 A/CT 507 BRecorded: March 16; April 23, 24 and 29, 1970(strings and horns overdubbed May 8, 20 and 22, 1970Released: July 1970 [Thanks to Doug Payne, and Arnaldo DeSouteiro for recording dates, musicians] One of two 45’s released […]

picture of 45/single A-Side

CT 506

CT 506 Train Station – John Martine Side A: Train Station (2:05)Side B: What I Chose To Say (2:10)John MartineIssues: CTI CT 506 [45]Master No.: CT 506 A/CT 506 BRecorded: 1970Released: May 1970 Perhaps the most interesting of all the “Taylors Dozen” singles, even if not musically. Maybe, but not exclusively because John Martine looks like he lived in Boulder […]

Picture of the Dutch 45-single cover

CT 505

CT 505 Feelin’ Alright? – Hubert Laws Side A: Feelin’ Alright? (2:30)Side B: Let It Be (2:15)(from Crying Song)Hubert LawsIssues: CTI CT 505 [45]Master No.: CT 505 A/CT 505 BRecorded: July 24th, 1969(both tracks)Released: 1970 (probably June) Two more tracks from the sessions held at the American Sound Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, primarily with the Memphis Boys rhythm section. Both of these tracks were recorded on July […]

picture of Hack Bartholomew playing a trumpet

CT 504

CT 504 – La La You – Hack Bartholomew Side A: La La You (2:40)Side B: Let Me Tell You What I Found Out (2:15)Issues: CTI CT 504 [45]Master No.: CT 504 A/CT 504 BRecorded: UnknownReleased: March 1970 Looking For Masters In the Feb. 28th, 1970 issue of Billboard Magazine, as part of the launch of the independent company, CTI, Creed Taylor is quoted as saying […]

picture of review in Cash Box Magazine

Little Eva – The engine that Creed couldn’t restart

Perhaps one of the artists that Creed Taylor is least known for producing was Little Eva. Yes, The Loco-motion Eva. It’s so little known that her singles Creed produced for Verve are not even included on Little Eva’s wikipedia page. I’ll fix that(fixed). Little Eva, born Eva Narcissus Boyd, on June 29, 1943 in Belhaven, North Carolina, moved to New […]

picture of the FLW 45/single

CT 503

CT 503 – Mr. Invisible – Flow Side A: Mr. InvisibleSide B: Daddy(from Flow)Issues: CTI CT 503 [45]Master No.: CT 503 A/CT 503 B Recorded: Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Dec. 17, 18, 1969, Jan 20, 1970Released: March 1970 As part of evolving CTI beyond jazz, Taylor had spotted and signed a band called Flow. The only thing you need to know about Flow for now, is […]

Kathy McCord single CT 502

CT 502

CT 502 – Take Away This Pain – Kathy McCord Side A: Take Away This Pain (?)(from Kathy McCord)Kathy McCordIssues: CTI CT 502 [45]Master No.: CT 502 A/CT 502 B Recorded: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Nov. 18, 19, 20, 24 Dec. 2, 1969Released: In USA, never released, promo only. February 1970. Creed Taylor wanted to begin our relationship by recording my sister, as I didn’t […]

CT 501

CT 501 – La Jean – Hubert Laws First single on CTI will be “Let It Be” by Laws, which has just been shipped.” Creed Taylor – February 28th, 1970 Billboard magazine “Taylor Bows Label – In Deal With King” Side A: La Jean (2:30)Side B: Let It Be (2:15)(from Crying Song)Hubert LawsIssues: CTI CT 501 [45]Master No.: CT 501 A/CT 501 B Recorded: July 1969Released: February […]