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David Clayton-Thomas
 

Gotta Start Somewhere...

David Clayton-Thomas
Take Me Back / Out Of The Sunshine
Fleming (1:58) / Cates-Thomas (2:40)
Tower 206, 2/66

 

David Clayton-Thomas with The Bossmen
Brain Washed / Born With The Blues
Collacott-Thomas (3:10) / Cates-Thomas (2:30)
Tower 263, 7/66

 

Al & Steve from The Blues Project


Child Is Father To The Man
Columbia CS-9619
2/21/68 BB RS500 [UK: 6/68] #40
Back Cover

 
Original Photo


 
UK Back Cover

Side One
Overture Kooper 1:32
I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know Kooper 5:58
Morning Glory Beckett-Buckley 4:15
My Days Are Numbered Kooper 3:19
Without Her Nilsson 2:42
Just One Smile Newman 4:38
Side Two
I Can't Quit Her Kooper-Levine 3:38
Meagan's Gypsy Eyes Katz 3:24
Somethin' Goin' On Kooper 8:01
House In The Country Kooper 3:05
The Modern Adventures of Plato, Diogenes And Freud Kooper 4:13
So Much In Love/Underture Goffin-King/Kooper 4:44
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Al Kooper-organ, piano, ondioline (Meagan's Gypsy Eyes), vocals
Steve Katz-guitar, lute (Just One Smile), vocals (lead on Morning Glory, Meagan's Gypsy Eyes)
Jim Fielder-bass
Bobby Colomby-drums, percussion, vocals
Fred Lipsius-alto sax, piano
Randy Brecker-trumpet, flugelhorn
Dick Halligan-trombone
Fred Catero-arranger, sound effects
with:
Al Gorgoni-organ, guitar, vocals
John Simon-organ, piano
The BS&T String Ensemble (Modern Adventures...)
BS&T Soul Chorus: Valerie Simpson & Melba Moorman
§Cover Photo-Al Gescheidt, Bob Cato
Produced by: John Simon

Note: See note 2 for the original photo used for the cover. This was done by a skilled darkroom specialist.
No Photoshop© in those ancient times, kids.
 

Kooper (kicked out?) back to  Solo work

David Clayton-Thomas imported from Canada to take over vocals
 

I Can't Quit Her / House In The Country
Kooper-Levine (3:38) / Kooper (3:04)
Columbia 44559, 6/68

 

Blood, Sweat & Tears
Columbia CS-9720
12/11/68  1  [UK: 4/69] #15
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
Variations On A Theme By Erik Satie Satie 2:33
Smiling Phases Capaldi-Winwood-Wood 5:08
Sometimes In Winter Katz 3:08
More And More Juan-Vee 3:03
And When I Die Nyro 4:04
God Bless The Child Herzog-Holiday 5:57
Side Two
Spinning Wheel Clayton-Thomas 4:06
You've Made Me So Very Happy Gordy-Holloway-Holloway-Wilson 4:18
The Blues, Pt. 2 Blood Sweat & Tears 11:55
Variations On A Theme By Erik Satie Satie 1:37
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David Clayton-Thomas-vocals
Steve Katz-guitar, harmonica, vocals (lead on Sometimes In Winter)
Fred Lipsius-piano, sax
Dick Halligan-organ, flute, piano, trombone, vocals
Jim Fielder-bass
Bobby Colomby-drums, percussion, vocals
Lew Soloff-trumpet, flugelhorn
Jerry Hyman-trombone, recorder
Alan Rubin-trumpet (Spinning Wheel)
Chuck Winfield-trumpet, flugelhorn
§Cover Art-Timothy Quay
Produced by: James William Guercio

 

You've Made Me So Very Happy³ / The Blues, Pt 2³
Gordy-Holloway-Holloway-Wilson (3:26) / Blood Sweat & Tears (5:26)
Columbia 44776, 2/69 BB

 
No, No, No / Monopoly
Clayton-Thomas (3:04) / Morier (2:32)
Roulette R-7048, 5/69

 
Spinning Wheel³ / More And More³
Clayton-Thomas (2:39) / Juan-Vee (2:38)
Columbia 44871, 5/69 BB

 
Toronto Pop Festival(6/22/69)
Newport Jazz Festival(7/4/69)
Atlanta International Pop Festival(7/5/69)
Woodstock Music & Art Fair(8/17/69)
Done Somebody Wrong / Say Boss Man
Clayton-Thomas (2:30) / McDaniels (3:05)
Decca 732556, 9/69

 

David Clayton-Thomas!
Decca DL-75146
9/69 BB [UK: N/R]
Back Cover

Side One
I Got A Woman Charles 4:35
Say Boss Man McDaniels 3:05
Who's Been Talkin' Clayton-Thomas 2:33
Call It Stormy Monday Walker 4:53
Done Somebody Wrong Clayton-Thomas 2:30
Side Two
Tobacco Road Loudermilk 5:07
Boom Boom Hooker 2:35
Good Lovin' Taylor-Jesmet-Kirkland 2:10
Poison Ivy Leiber-Stoller 2:10
Howlin' For My Darling Burnett-Dixon 2:32
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David Clayton-Thomas-vocals
with:
The Shays
Produced by:

Note: Early recordings by DCT (made in Canada) released now to... what else?
 

And When I Die³ / Sometimes In Winter
Nyro (3:26) / Katz (3:07)
Columbia 45008, 10/69 BB

 
Winter Festival For Peace(1/28/70)
Eastern Europe Tour

On June 13, the band embarked on a tour of Eastern Europe requested by Nixon's State Department. Associating with anything sponsored by the government during these years did not incur favor with their fans. Reviews of BST #3 used more ink on that tour than on the retreaded music. Turns out, the were sorta blackmailed by ole Tricky Dick (I know, you're shocked!). DCT had visa "issues" that magically diappeared after the tour. Imagine that. When they agreed to a stay at Caesar's Palace in Vegas—they were toast to hard-core fans (altho mom & dad liked the songs).

3
Columbia KC-30090
6/70  1  [UK: 8/70] #14
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
Hi-De-Ho (That Old Sweet Roll) Goffin-King 4:25
The Battle Halligan-Katz 2:41
Lucretia MacEvil Clayton-Thomas 3:00
Lucretia's Reprise Blood Sweat & Tears 2:31
Fire And Rain Taylor 4:01
Lonesome Suzie Manuel 4:35
Side Two
Symphony For The Devil/Sympathy For The Devil
   I Emergence
     a  Fanfare
   II Devil's Game
     a  Labyrinth
     b  Satan's Dance
     c  The Demand
   III Submergence
     a  Contemplation
     b  Return
Halligan/Jagger-Richards 7:50
He's A Runner Nyro 4:13
Somethin' Comin' On Cocker-Stainton 4:33
Forty Thousand Headmen Capaldi-Winwood 4:44
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David Clayton-Thomas-vocals
Steve Katz-guitar, harmonica, vocals (lead on The Battle)
Fred Lipsius-piano, sax
Dick Halligan-keyboards, flute, trombone
Jim Fielder-bass
Bobby Colomby-drums, percussion
Jerry Hyman-trombone
Lew Soloff-trumpet, fleugelhorn
Chuck Winfield-trumpet, fleugelhorn
with:
Members of The Manhattan Borough-Wide Chorus-backing vocals (Hi-De-Ho)
§Cover Photo-Lee Friedlander
Produced by: James William Guercio

 

Hi-De-Ho (That Old Sweet Roll)³ / The Battle
Goffin-King (3:58) / Halligan-Katz (2:41)
Columbia 45204, 7/70 BB

 
9/24-25/70: Royal Albert Hall, London
 
Lucretia MacEvil / Lucretia's Reprise
Clayton-Thomas (3:04) / Blood Sweat & Tears (2:19)
Columbia 45235, 10/70 BB

 
The Owl And The Pussycat(11/3/70)
All improvised music—unique to the soundtrack abum

BS&T: 4
Columbia KC-30590
6/71 BB [UK: 7/71]
Back Cover

 
Inside Front Cover

 
Tri-fold Inside Cover

Inner Sleeve


 
Inner Sleeve


Side One
Go Down Gamblin' Clayton-Thomas 4:14
Cowboys And Indians Halligan-Kirkman 3:07
John The Baptist (Holy John) Kooper-Major 3:35
Redemption Clayton-Thomas-Halligan-Katz 5:11
Lisa, Listen To Me Clayton-Thomas-Halligan 2:58
A Look To My Heart Lipsius :52
Side Two
High On A Mountain Katz 3:13
Valentine's Day Katz 3:56
Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little) Dozier-Holland-Holland 3:27
For My Lady Katz 3:23
Mama Gets High Bargeron-Katz 4:09
A Look To My Heart Lipsius 2:07
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David Clayton-Thomas-vocals, guitar
Steve Katz-guitar, harmonica, mandolin, vocal (lead on Valentine's Day)
Fred Lipsius-sax, piano, organ, clarinet
Dick Halligan-organ, piano, flute, trombone
Jim Fielder-bass, guitar (Redemption)
Bobby Colomby-drums, percussion
Lew Soloff-trumpet, fleugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
Chuck Winfield-trumpet, fleugelhorn
Dave Bargeron-trombone, tuba, bass
with:
Don Heckman-clarinet, bass clarinet (Valentine's Day, For My Lady)
Michael Smith-congas (Redemption)
§Cover Art-Norman Seeff
Produced by: Don Heckman, Bobby Colomby, & Roy Halee

 

Go Down Gamblin'³ / Valentine's Day
Clayton-Thomas (2:45) / Katz (3:56)
Columbia 45427, 7/71 BB

 
8th Big Sur Folk Festival(9/25/71—last one)
Lisa, Listen To Me³ / Cowboys And Indians
Clayton-Thomas-Halligan (2:39) / Halligan-Kirkman (3:07)
Columbia 45477, 10/71 BB

 
Early in '72 first DCT then Fred and finally Dick all quit. The others carried on in spurts.
 

Links!  

Blood, Sweat & Tears web site
David Clayton Thomas web site

 


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