On July 1, 1970.

Cactus - Cactus

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

Personnel:

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

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

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

  • Jaime Robbie Robertson— vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Garth Hudson— electronic organ, piano, clavinet, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Richard Manuel— vocals, piano, organ, drums
  • Rick Danko— vocals, bass guitar, fiddle
  • Levon Helm— vocals, drums, tambourine
  • 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 , Ian Mackaye, Guy Picciotto, Joe Lally and Brendan Canty.

Personnel:

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

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

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- vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Dave Stewart- vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming
  • Jon Bavin – keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Patrick Seymour– keyboards
  • Gully – synthesizer, noise
  • Jimmy “Z” Zavala- harmonica, saxophone
  • Phil Chen- bass guitar
  • John McKenzie- bass guitar
  • Jannick Top – bass guitar
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Joniece Jamison- vocals, backing vocals
  • Bernita Turner – vocals, backing vocals
  • Michael Kamen- strings, conductor, orchestration
  • Serge Pauchard – engineer assistant
  • Manu Guiot – mixing

Track Listing:

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

  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– lead and backing vocals, electric, acoustic and twelve-string guitars, piano, keyboards
  • Roger Taylor– lead and backing vocals, drums, electronic drums, electric guitar, keyboards
  • John Deacon– bass guitar, acoustic and electric 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. 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
  • Freddie Stone – vocals, guitar
  • Rose Stone – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Rusty Allen – bass guitar
  • Larry Graham – bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Little Sister(Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton) – vocals
  • Jerry Martini – saxophone
  • Pat Rizzo – saxophone
  • Cynthia Robinson – trumpet
  • Richard Avedon – photography

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

On June 30, 1971.

Stephen Stills

On June 30, 1971, “Atlantic” label released “Stephen Stills 2”, the second Stephen Stills album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Stephen Stills and Bill Halverson.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Stills – lead and backing vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass
  • Eric Clapton – guitar
  • Nils Lofgren – guitar, backing vocals
  • Jerry Garcia – pedal steel guitar
  • Calvin “Fuzzy” Samuels – bass
  • Ringo Starr – drums
  • Conrad Isidore, Dallas Taylor – drums
  • Gaspar Lawrawal, Rocky Dijon – congas
  • Billy Preston, Mac Rebennack, Nils Lofgren, Paul Harris – keyboards
  • Floyd Newman, James Mitchell – baritone saxophone
  • Andrew Love, Ed Logan, Sidney George – tenor saxophone
  • Jack Helm – trombone
  • Roger Hopps, Wayne Jackson – trumpet
  • David Crosby, Fearless Freddy, Henry Diltz – backing vocals
  • Bill Halverson – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephen Stills, except where noted.

  1. Change Partners
  2. Nothin’ to Do But Today
  3. Fishes and Scorpions
  4. Sugar Babe
  5. Know You Got to Run – Stephen Stills, John Hopkins
  6. Open Secret
  7. Relaxing Town
  8. Singin’ Call
  9. Ecology Song
  10. Word Game
  11. Marianne
  12. Bluebird Revisited

 

On June 29, 2004.

The Cure - The Cure

On June 29, 2004, “I Am” and “Geffen” labels released the self-titled, twelve Cure album. It was recorded 2003–2004 in Los Angeles and was produced by Ross Robinson and Robert Smith.

Personnel:

  • Robert Smith– vocals, guitar
  • Perry Bamonte– guitar
  • Simon Gallup– bass guitar
  • Jason Cooper– drums
  • Roger O’Donnell– keyboards

Track listing:

All lyrics by Robert Smith, all music by Robert Smith, Perry Bamonte, Simon Gallup, Jason Cooper, and Roger O’Donnell.

  1. Lost
  2. Labyrinth
  3. Before Three
  4. Truth, Goodness and Beauty
  5. The End of the World
  6. Anniversary
  7. Us or Them
  8. Fake
  9. End
  10. (I Don’t Know What’s Going) OnTaking Off
  11. Never
  12. The Promise
  13. Going Nowhere
  14. This Morning

On June 29, 1993.

Crazy Legs

On June 29, 1993, “Epic” label released “Crazy Legs”, the twelfth Jeff Beck album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Stuart Colman. “Crazy Legs” is tribute to Gene Vincent and in particular to Vincent’s early guitarist Cliff Gallup, whom Beck recognized as his big influence.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Beck – vocals, guitars
  • Mike Sanchez- vocals, piano
  • Adrian Utley- rhythm guitar
  • Leo Green- saxophone
  • Ian Jennings – upright bass, backing vocals
  • Clive Deamer- drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Race with the Devil
  2. Cruisin
  3. Crazy Legs
  4. Double Talkin’ Baby
  5. Woman Love
  6. Lotta Lovin’
  7. Catman
  8. Pink Thunderbird
  9. Baby Blue
  10. You Better Believe
  11. Who Slapped John?
  12. Say Mama
  13. Red Blue Jeans and a Pony Tail
  14. Five Feet of Lovin
  15. B-I-Bickey-Bi, Bo-Bo-Go
  16. Blues Stay Away from Me
  17. Pretty Pretty Baby
  18. Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock Me