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Santana- Abraxas 50th Anniversary- Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Michel Shrieve 10-12

In more than 1600 documentary episodes spanning over thirty years, I can honestly say that we never featured a more influential, important, essential album than Santana 's second effort, "Abraxas"  released in October 1970. Carlos Santana and Gregg Rolie are joined by drummer Michael Shrieve for the fiftieth anniversary here In the Studio the week of October 12.

Traffic- John Barleycorn…50th- Steve Winwood,the late Jim Capaldi

Traffic albums "Mr Fantasy",  "Traffic",   and "John Barleycorn Must Die", the latter marking its 50th anniversary,  included former Spencer Davis Group teen prodigy singer/organist/guitarist Steve Winwood, reed man Chris Wood, and drummer Jim Capaldi. Guitarist/singer Dave Mason, a former Spencer Davis roadie, shared a talent for  melody with the other three on the first two Traffic albums, but little else personality-wise, and was cut loose for the second and final time before the second album hit store shelves.

Talking Heads- Little Creatures 35th Anniversary- David Byrne, Jerry Harrison

"I think that Talking Heads were one of the first groups who tried not to be about a fantasy that was bigger than life, but tried to be about being strong within a life that was ultimately real."- Jerry Harrison, In the Studio on the 35th anniversary of Talking Heads "Little Creatures".