Bob Dylan Makes a Surprise Appearance Additional discographical (usually original label, year of release), biographical information was added by Lawrence Azrin. Also, check out the links at your leisure.
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The album cover is based on "In the Wee Small Hours" by Frank Sinatra. It is an illustration featuring a tired Tom Waits being observed by a blonde woman as he exits a neon-lit cocktail lounge late at night. - Click on the Link, above/ left, to view.
Drummer Fred White, best-known as a member of Earth, Wind & Fire, died Jan 1st, 2023 at age 67. His brother Verdine White and half-brother and founding member Maurice White were in the group. / "Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs" #329 // Click on the Link above, to view the original single.
Formed in the mid-1950s in Liverpool, they were originally a 16-member group in the late 1950s on the ITV music show "Oh Boy", though by 1961 they were down to 5 members. They were session singers, doing backing vocals on English hits on the Decca label, such as Billy Fury's 1st hit, "Maybe Tomorrow", from 1959. / Click on the Link above, to view the original English EP, with a picture sleeve.
PERSONNEL: Al Kooper - organ / Mike Bloomfield - guitar / Harvey Brooks - bass //1st LP appearance: "Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, March 1967 // Click on the Link above, to view many of the variations in pressings ...
* - album was released on Aug 30, 1965 // ** - DESPITE the title, this performance was at the "Manchester Free Trade Hall", in Manchester, England, on May 17, 1966. ALL of "The Hawks" played on this except for Levon Helm; the drummer was Mickey Jones, later a founding member of 'The First Edition', with Kenny Rogers, and played on all of The First Edition albums.
... This song was originally on Paul McCartney's debut solo album, titled 'McCartney' (April 17, 1970/ Apple Records) / This song was #347 on The Rolling Stone "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" 2011 list // FOR you TRUE RECORD NERDS: a studio version of 'Maybe I'm Amazed' was released as a single in early 1971, right before their second album was released.