On July 1, 1970.

Cactus - Cactus

On July 1, 1970, “Atco” label released the debut, self-titled album by Cactus. It was recorded October–December 1969, at “Ultra-Sonic Recording Studios” in Hempstead, New York, and was produced by Cactus.

Personnel:

  • Carmine Appice– drums, backing vocals
  • Tim Bogert– bass, backing vocals
  • Rusty Day– lead and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Jim McCarty– guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Rusty Day and Jim McCarty, except where noted.

  1. Parchman Farm – Mose Allison
  2. My Lady from South of Detroit
  3. Bill
  4. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  5. Let Me Swim
  6. No Need to Worry
  7. Oleo
  8. Feel So Good

 

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On July 1, 1968.

Music from Big Pink

On July 1, 1968, “Capitol” label released “Music from Big Pink”, the debut Band studio album. It was recorded in 1968, in Los Angeles and New York, and was produced by John Simon. The album cover illustration was by Bob Dylan.

Personnel

  • Rick Danko— bass guitar, fiddle, vocals
  • Levon Helm— drums, tambourine, vocals
  • Garth Hudson— electronic organ, piano, clavinet, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Richard Manuel— piano, organ, drums, vocals
  • Jaime Robbie Robertson— electric and acoustic guitars, vocals
  • John Simon— baritone horn, tenor saxophone, piano

Track listing

  1. Tears of Rage – Bob Dylan, Richard Manuel
  2. To Kingdom Come – Robbie Robertson
  3. In a Station – Richard Manuel
  4. Caledonia Mission – Robbie Robertson
  5. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  6. We Can Talk – Richard Manuel
  7. Long Black Veil – Marijohn Wilki, Danny Dill
  8. Chest Fever – Robbie Robertson
  9. Lonesome Suzie – Richard Manuel
  10. This Wheels of Fire – Bob Dylan, Rick Danko
  11. I Shall be Released – Bob Dylan

 

On June 30, 1993.

Fugazi_-_In_on_the_Kill_Taker

On June 30, 1993, “Dischord ” label released “In on the Kill Taker”, the third Fugazi studio album. It was recorded November–December 1992, at “Inner Ear Studios” in Arlington, Virginia, and was produced by Ted Niceley, Don Zientara and Fugazi. The album design was by Jem Cohen.

Personnel:

  • Ian Mackaye- vocals, guitar
  • Guy Picciotto- vocals, guitar
  • Joe Lally- bass
  • Brendan Canty– drums
  • Don Zientara– engineering
  • Jason Farrell– cover mechanic
  • Cynthia Connolly– carry out photo
  • The Spectra System – band photo
  • Jem Cohen, Jeremy Blake – texts

Track listing:

All tracks Guy Picciotto, Ian MacKaye, Joe Lally, and Brendan Canty.

  1. Facet Squared
  2. Public Witness Program
  3. Returning the Screw
  4. Smallpox Champion
  5. Rend It
  6. 23 Beats Off
  7. Sweet and Low
  8. Cassavetes
  9. Great Cop
  10. Walken’s Syndrome
  11. Instrument
  12. Last Chance for a Slow Dance

On June 30, 1986.

True_Blue

On June 30, 1986, “Sire” label released “True Blue”, the third Madonna studio album. It was recorded December 1985–April 1986, at “Channel Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Madonna, Stephen Bray and Patrick Leonard. “True Blue” was global commercial success, reaching number one in record-breaking 28 countries worldwide, spending 34 consecutive weeks at the top of the “European Top 100 Albums” chart, longer than any other album in history. It became the world’s top-selling album of 1986,and the best-selling album of the 1980s by a female artist. In 1986, as recognition of her impact on the popular culture, Madonna became the first female artist to receive the “Video Vanguard Award” at the 1986 “MTV Video Music Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Madonna – lead and background vocals
  • Paulinho da Costa– percussion
  • Bruce Gaitsch – guitars
  • Siedah Garrett– background vocals
  • Dann Huff– guitar
  • Jackie Jackson– background vocals
  • Paul Jackson, Jr.– guitar
  • Dave Boroff – saxophone
  • Stephen Bray– music programming, drums, keyboards, drum programming
  • Keithen Carter – background vocals
  • Edie Lehmann – background vocals
  • John Putnam – guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • David Williams – background vocals, guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Fred Zarr – keyboards
  • Patrick Leonard– drum programming, drums, keyboards, programming
  • Richard Marx– background vocals
  • Jeri McManus – art direction, design
  • Billy Meyers – string arrangements
  • Jonathan Moffett – background vocals, drums, percussion
  • Dan Nebenzal – mixing, mixing assistant
  • Michael Hutchinson – engineering
  • Herb Ritts– photography
  • Michael Verdick – engineering, mixing
  • Ted Jensenat Sterling Sound, NYC – mastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Papa Don’t Preach – Brain Elliot, Madonna
  2. Open Your Heart – Madonna, Gardner Cole, Peter Rafelson
  3. White Heat – Patrick Leonard, Madonna
  4. Live to Tell – Patrick Leonard, Madonna
  5. Where’s the Party – Madonna, Stephen Bray, Patrick Leonard
  6. True Blue – Madonna, Stephen Bray
  7. La Isla Bonita – Madonna, Patrick Leonard, Bruce Gaitsch
  8. Jimmy Jimmy – Madonna, Stephen Bray
  9. Love Makes the World Go Round – Madonna, Patrick Leonard

 

 

On June 30, 1986.

Eurythmics_-_Revenge

On June 30, 1986, “RCA” label released “Revenge”, the sixth Eurythmics album. It was recorded July 1985 – May 1986, and was produced by David A. Stewart. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox- percussion, keyboard, vocals
  • Dave Stewart- guitar, keyboard, programming, vocals
  • Jon Bavin – keyboards
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Phil Chen- bass guitar
  • Gully – synthesizernoise
  • Joniece Jamison- vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Kamen- strings, conductor, orchestration
  • John McKenzie- bass guitar
  • Patrick Seymour– keyboard
  • Jannick Top- bass guitar
  • Bernita Turner – vocals, background vocals
  • Jimmy “Z” Zavala- harmonica, saxophone
  • Engineer: Jon Bavin
  • Assistant engineer: Serge Pauchard
  • Mixing: Jon Bavin, Manu Guiot
  • Orchestration: Michael Kamen

Track Listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except where noted.

“When Tomorrow Comes” co-written by Patrick Seymour, and “My Guy” by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White.

  1. Missionary Man
  2. Thorn in My Side
  3. When Tomorrow Comes – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart, Patrick Seymor
  4. The Last Time
  5. The Miracle of Love
  6. Let’s Go
  7. Take Your Pain Away
  8. A Little of You
  9. In This Town
  10. I Remember You

 

On June 30, 1980.

Queen_The_Game

On June 30, 1980, “EMI” label released “The Game”, the eighth Queen studio album. It was recorded June – July 1979, February – May 1980, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Mack, Freddie mercury, Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”, and became the best sold Queen album in the US.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Mercury– lead and backing vocals, piano, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Brian May– electric, acoustic and twelve-string guitars, lead and backing vocals , piano, keyboards
  • Roger Taylor– drums, electronic drums, lead and backing vocals, electric guitar, keyboards
  • John Deacon– bass guitar, electric and acoustic guitar, piano
  • Reinhold Mack– keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Play the Game – Freddie Mercury
  2. Dragon Attack – Brian May
  3. Another One Bites the Dust – John Deacon
  4. Need Your Love Tonight – John Deacon
  5. Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Freddie Mercury
  6. Rock It (Prime Jive) – Roger Taylor
  7. Don’t Try Suicide – Freddie Mercury
  8. Sail Away Sweet Sister – Brian May
  9. Coming Soon – Roger Taylor
  10. Save Me – Brian May

 

On June 30, 1973.

Sly & the Family Stone-Fresh

On June 30, 1973, “Epic” label released “Fresh”, the sixth Sly and the Family Stone album. It was recorded 1972 –1973, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Sly Stone. The album cover photo was by Richard Avedon. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Fresh” at number 186 on its list of the “500 greatest albums of all time”

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone: vocals, organ, guitar, bass guitar, piano, harmonica, and more
  • Freddie Stone: vocals, guitar
  • Rose Stone: vocals, piano, keyboard
  • Cynthia Robinson: trumpet
  • Jerry Martini: saxophone
  • Pat Rizzo: saxophone
  • Rusty Allen: bass guitar
  • Larry Graham: bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark: drums
  • Little Sister(Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton): vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sly Stone, except where noted.

  1. In Time
  2. If You Want Me to Stay
  3. Let Me Have It All
  4. Frisky
  5. Thankful N’ Thoughtful
  6. Skin I’m In
  7. I Don’t Know (Satisfaction)
  8. Keep on Dancin
  9. Qué Será, Será (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) – Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
  10. If It Were Left Up to Me
  11. Babies Makin’ Babies