Bloodstone ‎– Natural High

London Records ‎– XPS 620
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 You Know We've Learned
Written-By – Willis Draffen, Jr.*
A2 Who Has The Last Laugh
Written-By – Charles E. McCormick
A3 Peter's Jones
Written-By – Larry Durham, Roger Durham
A4 That's The Way We Make Our Music
Written-By – Eddie Summers
A5 Damn That Rock 'n' Roll Bo Diddley/Diddley Daddy
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel, Harvey Fuqua
B1 Natural High
Written-By – Charles E. McCormick
B2 I Need Your Love
Written-By – Charles E. McCormick
B3 Tell It To My Face
Written-By – Charles Love
B4 Ran It In The Ground
Written-By – Charles Love
B5 Never Let You Go
Written-By – Harry Williams (3)

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Produced by Mike Vernon for the Crystal Jukebox. Strings and Horns arranged and conducted by Pip Williams
Recording Engineer: Tony Reale. Recorded at The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles, California, July 1972.
Bloodstone are: Charles Love - Vocal, guitar; Willis Draffen Jr. - Vocal, guitar; Roger Durham - Vocal, percussion; Harry Williams - Vocal, percussion; Charles McCormick - Vocal, bass guitar; Melvin Webb - Drums, conga, timbales
With additional help from:
Eddie Summers - Vocals, drums, vibes, piano, conga on "That's The Way We Make Our Music"
Hense Powell - Piano, electric piano, organ; Gordon Dewitte - Organ; Mike Vernon - Glockenspiel, castanets, tubular bells; Gene Cipriano - Cor Anglais; Arthur N. Maebe - French horn; Richard L. Mackey - French horn; Jacqueline Lustgarten - Cello; Raymond L. Kelley - Cello; Nathan Kaproff - Viola; Dan Neufeld - Viola; Violins: Carla Spencer, Erno Neufeld (leader), Paul C. Shure, Samuel Boghossian

Our special thanks go to Carol Kathi, Dick, Harry Wilkins and all the electronic boffins at Village Recorder, with an extra special word for a great engineer; and let us not forget two fine roadies, John and Mick (who also "plays" wind chimes). The Crystal Jukebox gives special thanks to: Lloyd (again), Lord H. and Friends, and all the good people of England.

Album design: Pacific Eye & Ear Photography: Art Enriquez
©1972 Crystal Jukebox Inc.
©1972 London Records, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code (Side 1): XZAL 11697 BW
  • Label Code (Side 2): XZAL 11698 BW
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 (Etched)): LONDON XPS 620A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 (Etched)): LONDON XPS 620B

Other Versions (5 of 14) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SKL 5150, SKL.5150 Bloodstone Natural High(LP, Album) Decca, Decca SKL 5150, SKL.5150 UK 1972 Sell This Version
XPS 620 Bloodstone Natural High(LP, Album) London Records XPS 620 US 1972 Sell This Version
XPS 620 Bloodstone Natural High(LP, Album, Promo) London Records XPS 620 UK 1972 Sell This Version
XPS 620 Bloodstone Natural High(LP, Album) London Records XPS 620 US 1973 Sell This Version
XPS 620, XPS. 620 Bloodstone Natural High(LP, Album) London Records, London Records XPS 620, XPS. 620 Canada 1973 Sell This Version