Grateful Dead: Blues for Allah


On August 1, 1975, “Grateful Dead Records” released “Blues for Allah”, the eight Grateful Dead studio album.  It was recorded February –  May , 1975, and was produced by Jerry Garcia, Donna Jean Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir.


  • Jerry Garcia– vocals, guitar
  • Donna Jean Godchaux– vocals
  • Bob Weir– vocals, guitar
  • Keith Godchaux– vocals, keyboards
  • Phil Lesh– bass guitar
  • Mickey Hart– drums
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums
  • Steven Schuster –flute, reeds
  • Phillip Garris – illustration

Track listing:

  1. Help on the Way – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  2. Slipknot! – Jerry Garcia, Keith Godchaux, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir
  3. Franklin’s Tower – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter, Kreutzmann
  4. King Solomon’s Marbles:

Part 1: Stronger Than Dirt – Phil Lesh

Part 2: Milkin’ the Turkey – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh

  1. The Music Never Stopped – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir
  2. Crazy Fingers – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  3. Sage & Spirit – Bob Weir
  4. Blues for Allah – Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter
  5. Sand Castles and Glass Camels – Jerry Garcia, Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir
  6. Unusual Occurrences in the Desert – Jerry Garcia Robert Hunter

John Mayall: Crusade


On September 1, 1967,”Decca” label released “Crusade”, the third John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers studio album. It was recorded on July 12, 1967, at the “Decca West Hampstead” studios, and was produced by Mike Vernon.


  • John Mayall – vocals, organ, piano, harmonica, bottleneck guitar
  • Mick Taylor – lead guitar
  • Peter Green – lead guitar
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Keef Hartley – drums
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums
  • Chris Mercer – tenor sax
  • Rip Kant – baritone sax

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mayall except where noted.

  1. Oh, Pretty Woman – C. Williams
  2. Stand Back Baby
  3. My Time After Awhile – Ron Badger, Sheldon Feinberg, Robert Geddins
  4. Snowy Wood – John Mayall, Mick Taylor
  5. Man of Stone – Eddie Kirkland
  6. Tears in My Eyes
  7. Driving Sideways – Freddie King, Sonny Thompson
  8. The Death of  B. Lenoir
  9. I Can’t Quit You Baby – Willie Dixon
  10. Streamline
  11. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  12. Checkin’ Up on My Baby – Sonny Boy Williamson II

Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells II

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On August 31, 1992, “Warner Bros.” label released “Tubular Bells II” the fifteen Mike Oldfield album . The album title and concept followed the highly commercially successful and critically acclaimed 1973’s album “Tubular bells”.  It was recorded at “Roughwood Croft” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Trevor Horn, Tom Newman and Mike Oldfield.


  • Mike Oldfield– vocals, acoustic guitars, banjo, classical guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, flamenco guitar, glockenspiel, Lowrey organ, Hammond organ, Farfisa organ, mandolin, percussion, piano, synthesizers, timpani, twelve-string guitar, tubular bells
  • Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards, special effects
  • Celtic Bevy Band – bagpipes
  • Steve Payne– bass guitar
  • Eric Caudieux– programming, digital sounds
  • Sally Bradshaw– vocals
  • Edie Lehmann – vocals
  • Susannah Melvoin– vocals

Track listing:

All tracks  by Mike Oldfield.

  1. Sentinel
  2. Dark Star
  3. Clear Light
  4. Blue Saloon
  5. Sunjammer
  6. Red Dawn
  7. The Bell
  8. Weightless
  9. The Great Plain
  10. Sunset Door
  11. Tattoo
  12. Altered State
  13. Maya Gold
  14. Moonshine

The Jesus and Mary Chain: Darklands


On August 31, 1987, “Blanco y Negro” label released “Darklands”, the second Jesus and Mary Chain (The) album It was recorded in 1987, at “Wessex Studios”, “Southern Studios” and “Livingston Studios” in London, and was produced by William Reid, Bill Price and John Loder.


  • Jim Reid- vocals, guitar, bass, drum machine programming
  • William Reid– vocals, guitar, bass, drum machine programming

Track listing

All compositions by Jim Reid and William Reid.

  1. Darklands
  2. Deep One Perfect Morning
  3. Happy When it Rains
  4. Down On Me
  5. Nine Million Rainy Days
  6. April Skies
  7. Fall
  8. Cherry Came Too
  9. On the Wall
  10. About You

The Rolling Stones: Goats Head Soup

The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup

On August 31, 1973, “Rolling Stone” label released “Goats Head Soup”, the eleventh Rolling Stones album. It was recorded November – December 1972 and May – June 1973, at the “Dynamic Sound Studio” in Kingston, Jamaica, except “Hide your love”, recorded in 1973, at “De Doelen” in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and was produced by Jimmy Miller.


  • Mick Jagger– lead and backing vocals, electric guitar, harmonica, piano
  • Keith Richards – lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, bass guitar
  • Mick Taylor– acoustic, electric and slide guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Wyman– bass guitar
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Billy Preston– clavinet
  • Bobby Keys– tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Jim Horn– flute and alto saxophone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • Jim Price– horn arrangements
  • Nicky Harrison– string arrangements
  • Anthony “Rebop” Kwaku Baah– percussions
  • Pascal (Nicholas Pascal Raicevic) – percussions
  • Jimmy Miller– percussions

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

  1. Dancing With Mr. D
  2. 100 Years Ago
  3. Coming Down Again
  4. Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)
  5. Angie
  6. Silver Train
  7. Hide Your Love
  8. Winter
  9. Can You Hear the Music
  10. Star Star

XTC: Mummer


On August 30, 1983, “Virgin” label released “Mummer”, the sixth XTC album. It was recorded September–December 1982 at “The Manor”, Oxfordshire, and “Genetic Studios”, Berkshire, and was produced by Steve Nye, Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding, Dave Gregory, Terry Chambers and Bob Sargeant. This was Terry Chambers last album with XTC, he quit the band during the recording sessions.


  • Andy Partridge- vocals, guitar
  • Colin Moulding- vocals, bass
  • Dave Gregory- vocals, guitar, keyboard, piano
  • Terry Chambers– drums
  • Peter Phipps- drums
  • Steve Nye- mini-korg, mellotron
  • Gavin Wrightand,  Nigel Warren-Green – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge, except where noted.

  1. Beating of Hearts
  2. Wonderland – Colin Moulding
  3. Love on a Farmboy’s Wages
  4. Great Fire
  5. Deliver Us from the Elements – Colin Moulding
  6. Human Alchemy
  7. Ladybird
  8. In Loving Memory of a Name – Colin Moulding
  9. Me and the Wind
  10. Funk Pop a Roll

John Cale: Music for a New Society


On August 30, 1982, “ZE Records” released “Music for a New Society”., the eight John Cale solo album. It was recorded mostly live at “Sky Line Studios” in New York City, and was produced by John Cale.


  • John Cale – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Risé Cale – vocal
  • Allen Lanier – guitar
  • David J. Young – guitar, engineer assistant
  • Chris Spedding – acoustic guitar
  • David Lichtenstein – drums, engineer
  • John Wonderling – autoharp
  • Robert Elk – bagpipes
  • Pipe Major Tom Fitzgibbon – bagpipes
  • Mike McLintock – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by John Cale, except where noted.

  1. Taking Your Life in Your Hands
  2. Thoughtless Kind
  3. Sanctus
  4. If You Were Still Around – John Cale, Sam Shepard
  5. (I keep a) Close Watch
  6. Mama’s Song
  7. Broken Bird
  8. Chinese Envoy
  9. Changes Made
  10. Damn Life – John Cale, Rise Cale
  11. Rise, Sam and Rimsky-Korsakov – John Cale, Sam Shepard

J. J. Cale: 5


On August 30, 1979, “Island” label released “5”, the fifth J J Cale album. It was recorded at the “Crazy Mama Studios”, Nashville, “The Lakehouse”;  “Old Hickory”; “Columbia Studios” and “Woodland Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Audie Ashworth and J J Cale.


  • JJ Cale – vocals, guitars, bass, piano, drums
  • Christine Lakeland – vocals, organ, rhythm guitar, piano, percussion
  • Sherry Porter – voices
  • Bill Boatman – electric and rhythm guitar, fiddle
  • Bill Kenner: mandolin
  • David Briggs – piano
  • Larry Bell – electric piano, organ
  • Billy Cox – bass
  • Carl Radle – bass
  • Nick Rather – bass
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Kenny Buttrey – drums
  • Buddy Harman – drums
  • Jimmy Karstein – drums, congas
  • George Tidwell – horns
  • Don Sheffield – horns
  • Dennis Goode – horns
  • Terry Williams – horns
  • Farrell Morris – vibes
  • Shelly Kurland – strings
  • Carl Gorodetzy – strings
  • Roy Christensen – strings
  • Marv Chantry – strings
  • Cam Mullins – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by J J Cale, except where noted.

  1. Thirteen Days
  2. Bolin’ Pot
  3. I’ll Make Love to You
  4. Don’t Cry Sister
  5. Too Much for Me
  6. Sensitive Kind
  7. Friday
  8. Lou-Easy-Ann
  9. Let’s Go to Tahiti – Bill Boatman, Roger Tilotson
  10. Katy Kool Lady – J J Cale, Christine Lakeland
  11. Fate of a Fool
  12. Mona

On August 30, 1977.


On August 30, 1977, “Blue Sky” label released “Nothin’ But the Blues”, the eight Johnny Winter studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “The Schoolhouse” and was produced by Johnny Winter.


  • Johnny Winter – vocals, guitar, harmonica, drums, bass
  • Muddy Waters – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Margolin – guitar
  • Pinetop Perkins – piano
  • James Cotton- harmonica
  • Charles Calmese – bass
  • Willie “Big Eyes” Smith – drums

All tracks by Johnny Winter, except where noted.

  1. Tired of Tryin’
  2. TV Mama
  3. Sweet Love and Evil Women
  4. Everybody’s Blues
  5. Drinkin’ Blues
  6. Mad Blues
  7. It was Rainin
  8. Bladie Mae
  9. Walkin’ Thru the Park – Muddy Waters

On August 30, 1968.


On August 30, 1968, “Columbia” label released “Truth” the debut Jeff Beck album. It was recorded May 1966, June 1967, December 1967, May 1968 at the “Abbey Road Studios”; “Olympic Sound Studios”and “De Lane Lea Recording Studios” in London, and was produced ny Mickey Most.


  • Jeff Beck– lead and backing vocals, electric, acoustic and pedal steel guitar, bass guitar
  • Jimmy Page– 12-string electric guitar
  • Rod Stewart– lead vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • John Paul Jones– bass guitar, Hammond organ, arrangements
  • Ronnie Wood– bass guitar
  • Micky Waller– drums
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Keith Moon– drums, timpani
  • Unknown studio orchestra
  • Madeline Bell– backing vocals
  • John Carter, Ken Lewis – backing vocals

Track listing

  1. Shape of Things – Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith
  2. Let Me Love You – Jeffrey Rod
  3. Morning Dew – Bonnie Dobson
  4. You Shook Me – Willie Dixon, J.B.Lenoir
  5. Ol’ Man River – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  6. Greensleeves – traditional
  7. Rock My Plimsoul – Jeffrey Rod
  8. Beck’s Bolero – Jimmy Page
  9. Blues Deluxe – Jeffrey Rod
  10. I Ain’t Superstitious – Jeffrey Rod