On May 22, 1996.

On May 22, 1996, “somethin`else” (Toshiba EMI) label released “Jackie McLean meets Junko Onishi Hat Trick”, the 54th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in January 1996, at “Power Station Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Hitoshi Namekata.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone, co – producer
  • Junko Onishi – piano
  • Nat Reeves – bass
  • Lewis Nash – drums
  • Jim Anderson – engineer, mixing
  • Barbara Lipke – engineer assistant
  • Yoshio Okazaki – mastering
  • Kaoru Taku – art director
  • Jimmy Katz – photography
  • Hitoshi Namekata – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Little Melonae – Kavkie McLean
  2. A Cottage for Sale – Larry Conley, Willard Robinson
  3. Solar – Miles Davis
  4. Bag’s Groove – Milt Jackson
  5. Will You Still Be Mine – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis
  6. Left Alone – Billie Holiday, Mal Waldron
  7. Jackie’s Hat – Junko Onishi
  8. Sentimental Journey – Les Brown, Ben Homer
  9. Bluesnik – Jackie McLean

On May 22, 1967.

On May 22, 1967, “Colgems” label released “Headquarters”, the third Monkees (The) studio album. It was recorded February – April 1967, and was produced by Chip Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Micky Dolenz – vocals, drums, zither, electric rhythm guitar, shaker, timpani
  • Michael Nesmith – vocals; electric and acoustic lead, rhythm, and 12-string guitars, steel guitar, organ
  • Peter Tork – vocals; acoustic 12-string and electric guitars; piano, organ, celeste, electric piano, bass, banjo
  • Davy Jones – vocals, percussion
  • Chip Douglas – bass, backing vocals
  • John London – bass
  • Jerry Yester – bass
  • Vincent DeRosa – French horn
  • Frederick Seykora – cello
  • Hank Cicalo – engineer

Track listing:

  1. You Told Me – Michael Nesmith
  2. I’ll Spend My Life with You – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  3. Forget That Girl – Douglas Farthing Hatlelid
  4. Band 6 – Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork
  5. You Just May the One – Michael Nesmith, Bobby Hart
  6. Shades of Grey – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  7. I Can’t Get Her Off My Mind – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  8. For Pete’s Sake – Peter Tork, Joey Richards
  9. Mr. Webster – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  10. Sunny Girlfriend – Michael Nesmith
  11. Zilch – Micky Dolanz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork
  12. No Time – Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork, Hank Cicalo
  13. Early Morning Blues and Greens – Diane Hilderbrand, Jack Keller
  14. Randy Soouse Git – Micky Dolenz

On May 21, 1999.

On May 21, 1999, “Grateful Dead Records” label released “Spirit into Sound”, album by Mickey Hart. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mickey Hart.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Hart – drums, percussion
  • Rebeca Mauleón – vocals, drums, percussion, flutes, bass, prepared piano
  • Zakir Hussain – drums
  • Bob Weir – acoustic guitar 
  • Rahsaan Fredricks – bass
  • Ustad Sultan Khan – sarangi 
  • Bobi Céspedes – vocals
  • Haroon Tahir – forest zone
  • Haroon Tahir – computer programming
  • Roy Finch – computer programming
  • Matt Jepsen – computer programming
  • Tom Fly – recording, mixing, mastering
  • Jeffrey Norman – mixdown engineer, mastering
  • Kevin Sellers – Pro Tools operator
  • Jack Crymes – technical support
  • Howard Cohen – production management, package design
  • Margie Nelte – package design
  • Chris Pinkerton – cover illustration
  • Michael Quinn – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mickey Hart and Rebeca Mauleón, except where noted. 

  1. Amazon Nguni
  2. Sueño Tropicale
  3. Cloud Moss
  4. Funky Peru
  5. Shambolaya
  6. Lizard Dance
  7. Nature Talk
  8. Elephant Walk
  9. Chroma
  10. Hidden Beach
  11. Native Sun
  12. Indian Night – Zakir Hussain, Ustad Sultan Khan

On May 17, 2021.

On May 17, 2021, Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou aka Vangelis died aged 79. He was musician (piano, keyboards, drums, percussion), composer and producer, member of the bands The Forminx and Aphrodite’s Child, but was best known for his work as solo artist. In 1981, Vangelis won the “Academy Award” for the soundtrack to “Chariots of Fire”, and composed music for the movies “Blade Runner (1982), Missing (1982), Antarctica (1983), The Bounty (1984), 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), and Alexander (2004). As solo artist he released 23 albums.

On May 20, 2020.

On May 20, 2020, “Polyvinyl Record Co.” label released “No Dream”, the fourth Jeff Rosenstock album. It was recorded in February 2020, at “The Atomic Garden Recording Studios”, in Oakland, California, and was produced by “Grammy Jack” Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Rosenstock – lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, mixing
  • Mike Huguenor – vocals, guitars
  • Dan Potthast – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • John DeDomenici – bass
  • Kevin Higuchi – drums
  • Chris Farren – vocals, keyboards
  • Bob Vielma – trombone
  • Laura Stevenson – vocals
  • Lauren Brief – vocals and backing vocals, claps
  • Gilbert Armendariz – backing vocals
  • Angelina Banda – claps, backing vocals
  • Sim Castro – claps, backing vocals
  • Laura Hammond – claps, backing vocals
  • Neil Sharma – claps, backing vocals
  • Jack Shirley – recording, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Ben Levin – illustrations
  • Hiro Tanaka – photography

Track listing:

  1. No Time
  2. Nikes (Alt)
  3. Scram
  4. NO DREAM
  5. State Line
  6. fame
  7. Leave It in the Sun
  8. The Beauty of Breathing
  9. Old Crap
  10. BNB
  11. Monday at the Beach
  12. Honeymoon Ashtray
  13. Ohio Tpke

On May 20, 1987.

On May 20, 1987, “Bar None” label released “Mundo Civilizado”, the second Arto Lindsay studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Rykodisc Ltd.”, “Estúdios WR”, “Svuga Svuga Studios”, “Platinum Island Studios”, and was produced by Arto Lindsay, Andrés Levin and Camus Maré Celli.

Personnel:

  • Arto Lindsay – vocals, guitar, sequences
  • – guitar, tamborim, pandeiro, surdo, handclaps
  • Marc Ribot – guitar
  • Romeo Lubambo – guitar
  • Amadeo Pace – guitar
  • Andres Levin – piano
  • Bernie Worrell – Hamond B3
  • Peter Scherer – Wurlitzer piano, keyboards
  • Camus Celli – accordion
  • Melvin Gibbs – bass, sequences
  • Dougie Bowne – drums, loops
  • Gustavo de Dalva – percussion, surdo, djembe, caixa, repinique
  • Roy Nathanson – saxophone
  • Don Byron – bass clarinet
  • Marcus Rojas – tuba
  • Jaques Morelenbaum – cello
  • Boghan, Marcio Tchin – surdo, djembe, caixa, repinique
  • DJ Spooky – samples, effects
  • Mutamassik – samples
  • C-n-A – programming, recording, mixing
  • Pat Dillet – recording, mixing
  • Bill Importico, Novelle Stephenson, Vaughn Sessions – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Diego Cortez – art direction, photography
  • Philip Taaffe – artwork
  • Deoscóredes Maximiliano Dos Santos, Keith Sonnier, Lynn Davis – artwork
  • Step Graphics, Tony Morgan – design
  • Nan Goldin – photograhy
  • Yutaka Goto – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arto Lindsay and Vinicius Cantuaria, except where noted.

  1. Complicity
  2. Q Samba
  3. Simply Beautiful – Al Green
  4. Mundo Civilizado
  5. Titled
  6. Horizontal
  7. Mar da Gávea
  8. Imbassaí
  9. Pleasure
  10. Erotic City – Prince
  11. Clown

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “River North” label released “Always Never the Same”, the thirteenth Kansas studio album. This album consists of new songs and covers of the band’s previous work, re-recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded September 1997 – February 1998, at “Southern Tracks”, “Electric Landlady” and “Tree Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Ehart, Rich Williams and Trammell Starks.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh – lead vocals, keyboards
  • Robby Steinhardt – lead and backing vocals, violin
  • Rich Williams – guitars
  • Billy Greer – vocals, bass
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • The London Symphony Orchestra, arranged and conducted by Larry Baird
  • Russ Fowler, James Majors, Jim “Z” Zumpano – engineer
  • Peter Cobbin – orchestra recordings engineer
  • Jeff Glixman – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Brian Jobson, James Majors – digital editing
  • Trammell Starks – digital editing
  • Michael Allen – copyist
  • Pennie Moore, Conni Treantafeles – art direction, design
  • Marti Griffin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Dust in the Cover- Kerry Livgren
  3. Preamble (orchestral) – Larry Baird
  4. Song for America – Kerry Livgren
  5. In Your Eyes – Steve Walsh
  6. Miracles Out of Nowhere – Kerry Livgren
  7. Hol On – Kerry Livgren
  8. The Sky Is Falling – Steve Walsh
  9. Cheyenne Anthem – Kerry Livgren
  10. Prelude & Introduction (medley) – Phil Ehart, Billy Greer, Robby Steinhardt, Steve Walsh, Rich Williams, Larry Baird
  11. The Wall – Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh
  12. Need to Know – Steve Walsh

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Epic” label released “Shock Treatment”, the second Edgar Winter Group studio album (second Edgar Winter album overall). It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Rick Derringer.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Winter – vocals, clavinet, mellotron, organ, piano, ARP 2600, vibraphone, saxophone
  • Rick Derringer – vocals, guitar, electric sitar, bass
  • Dan Hartman – vocals, bass, guitar, autoharp, percussion
  • Chuck Ruff – drums
  • Shelly Yakus – engineer
  • Lehman Yates – engineer assistant
  • Jimmy Iovine – engineer assistant
  • Lou Schlossberg – engineer assistant
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Teresa Alfieri – design
  • Bill King – photography

Track listing:

  1. Some Kinda Animal – Dan Hartman
  2. Easy Street – Dan Hartman
  3. Sundown – Dan Hartman
  4. Miracle of Love – Edgar Winter, Dan Hartman
  5. Do Like Me – Edgar Winter
  6. Rock & Roll Woman – Dan Hartman
  7. Someone Take My Heart Away – Edgar Winter
  8. Queen of My Dreams – Dan Hartman
  9. Maybe Some Day You’ll Call My Name – Dan Hartman
  10. River’s Risin’ – Dan Hartman
  11. Animal – Edgar Winter

On May 18, 2007.

On May 18, 2007, “Inside Out Music” label released “Quantum”, the third Planet X studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “Beachwood Manor Studios” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Brett Garsed, Derek Sherinian and Virgil Donati.

Personnel:

  • Brett Garsed – guitar
  • Derek Sherinian – keyboard
  • Virgil Donati – drums, orchestration
  • Allan Holdsworth – additional guitar solos
  • Jimmy Johnson – bass
  • Rufus Philpot – bass
  • Matt Flinker – engineer
  • Jamie Black – engineer
  • Steve Scanlon – mixing, mastering
  • Simon Phillips – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Virgil Donati, except where noted.

  1. Alien Hip Hop
  2. Desert Girl
  3. Matrix Gate
  4. The Thinking Stone
  5. Space Foam – Derek Sherinian, Virgil Donati, Rufus Philpot
  6. Poland
  7. Snuff
  8. Kingdom of Dreams
  9. Quantum Factor

On May 17, 2019.

On May 17, 2019, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance, Not Symmetry”, is Biffy Clyro soundtrack album to the movie of the same name, co-written by the band’s frontman Simon Neil. It was recorded at 2018 – 2019, at “AIR Studios” in London, “Monnow Valley Studio” Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, “ICP Studios” in Brussels, and was produced by Adam Noble, Simon Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitar, mandolin, keyboards, percussion, marimba, strings, clapping
  • James Johnston – bass, clapping, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, marimba, keyboards, clapping, backing vocals
  • Adam Noble – bass, keyboards, synthesizers, organ, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Jakwob – keyboards, programming
  • Fyfe Dangerfield – piano
  • Blair Mowat – programming, orchestral arrangements
  • James Hockley – programming
  • John Prestage – engineer
  • John Paul Reid – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. Balance, Not Symphony
  2. All Singing and All Dancing – John Hill
  3. Different Kind of Love – John Feldmann
  4. Sunrise
  5. Pink
  6. Colour Wheel – Stuart Price
  7. Gates of Heaven – John Feldmann
  8. Fever Dream
  9. Navy Blue
  10. Tunnels and Trees
  11. Plead
  12. The Naturals
  13. Yellow
  14. Touch
  15. Jasabiab
  16. Following Master
  17. Adored

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