Michael Bloomfield
Nick Gravenites

After session work with  Al Kooper. 

It's Not Killing Me
Columbia CS-9883
8/69 BB [UK: 11/69]
Back Cover

Side One
If You See My Baby Bloomfield 3:05
For Anyone You Meet Bloomfield 4:03
Good Old Guy Bloomfield 3:20
Far Too Many Nights Bloomfield 5:09
It's Not Killing Me Bloomfield 3:01
Side Two
Next Time You See Me Tucker 2:55
Michael's Lament Bloomfield 4:21
Why Must My Baby Bloomfield 2:37
The Ones I Loved Are Gone Bloomfield 3:05
Don't Think About It, Baby Bloomfield 3:19
Goofers Bloomfield 1:48
Michael Bloomfield-guitar, piano, vocals
Nick Gravenites-vocals
Mark Naftalin-organ, piano
John Kahn-bass
Bobby Jones-drums, vocals
Michael Melford-guitar, mandolin, vocals
Red Rhodes-steel guitar
Fred Olsen-guitar
Ira Kamin-organ, banjo, piano
Roy Ruby-organ
Richard Santi-accordion
Diane Tribuno-vocals
Ace of Cups-vocals
Rev Ron Stallings-sax
Mark Teel-sax
Marcus Doubleday-trumpet
Gerald Oshita-sax
John Wilmeth-trumpet
§Cover Art-Daily Planet
Produced by: Michael Melford, Nick Gravenites


Live At Bill Graham's Fillmore West
Columbia CS-9893
8/69 BB [UK: 11/70]
Back Cover

Side One
It Takes Time Dixon-Rush 4:05
Oh Mama Bloomfield 3:23
Love Got Me Conley 2:39
Blues On A Westside Gravenites 15:35
Side Two
One More Mile To Go Cotton 11:08
It's About Time Gravenites 7:11
Carmelita Skiffle Bloomfield-Gravenites-Jones-Naftalin 5:18
Michael Bloomfield-guitar, vocals (Oh Mama, Blues On A Westside)
Nick Gravenites-vocals (It Takes Time, It's About Time)
Mark Naftalin-piano
John Kahn-bass
Bobby Jones-drums, vocals (Love Got Me)
Taj Mahal-vocals (One More Mile To Go)
Jesse Ed Davis-guitar (One More Mile To Go)
Noel Jenkins-sax
Ira Kamin-organ
Gerald Oshita-saxophone
John Wilmeth-trumpet
§Cover Photo-Jim Marshall
Produced by: Elliot Mazer

Note: Recorded live at The Fillmore West, 1/30-31/69
Marketed as by Various Artists, it's just more of the Bloomfield/Graventies record issued the same time.

My Labors
Columbia CS-9899
8/69 [UK: N/R]
Back Cover

Side One
Killing My Love Gravenites 5:09
Gypsy Good Time Gravenites 4:35
Holy Moly Gravenites 3:52
Moon Tune Gravenites 9:04
Side Two
My Labors† Gravenites 2:53
Throw Your Dog A Bone† Gravenites 2:58
As Good As You've Been To This World† Gravenites 2:37
Wintry Country Side Gravenites 13:17
Nick Gravenites-guitar, vocals
Michael Bloomfield-guitar
Mark Naftalin-piano
John Kahn-bass
Bobby Jones-drums
Noel Jenkins-sax
Ira Kamin-organ
Gerald Oshita-saxophone
John Wilmeth-trumpet
†studio recordings, with
Nicky Hopkins and "Anonymous friends" (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
§Cover Design-Daily Planet; Illustration-Don Wilson
Produced by: Elliot Mazer

Note: Recorded at Fillmore West, 1/30-31/69 (same concert as Bloomfields's album)

Medium Cool(8/27/69)
Most of Mike's soundtrack recordings purged for DVD release
Nick Gravenites to  Big Brother & The Holding Company  

In March 1971, Mike recorded with Woody Herman and his 16-piece big band for this album. Mike solos on Sidewalk Stanley, Since I Feel For You, Proud Mary, and Hitch Hike On The Possum Trot Line
Michael had a troubled life and the heroin didn't help. He passed away on Feb 15, 1981.
Nick worked SF-based bands, like Quicksilver and Big Brother.


Mike Bloomfield Official Website
Nick Gravenites @ Bay Area Bands


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