On January 1, 2015.

On January 1, 2015, “I Dischi di Angelica” label released “Angels on the Edge of Time”, album by Lindsay Cooper, Fred Frith, Gianni Gebbia and Lars Hollmer. It was recorded on May 30, 1992, at the “AngelicA Festival Internazionale di Musica”, in Bologna, Italy, and was produced  by Massimo Simonini. It is the quartet only album.

Personnel:

  • Lindsay Cooper– sopranino saxophone, bassoon, electronics
  • Fred Frith– voice, electric guitar, violin, radio, harmonica, linear notes
  • Gianni Gebbia – voice, alto saxophone, sopranino saxophone, bird calls
  • Lars Hollmer– voice, accordion, melodica, keyboard
  • Roberto Monari – recording engineer
  • Bob Drake – mastering
  • Massimo Simonini – executive producer
  • Concetta Nasone – design, cover art
  • Massimo Golfieri – design, cover art
  • Gianni Gosdan – concert photographs

Track listing:

All tracks by Lindsay Cooper, Fred Frith, Gianni Gebbia and Lars Hollmer.

  1. Retorisk Fråga
  2. The Fountain and the Mirror
  3. Elegy for an Angel (Fantasia / Memorativa / Imaginativa)
  4. Mathesis
  5. Indiscrezione
  6. Conversazione (We Fall)
  7. Audience / Applause

 

On January 1, 1976.

On January 1, 1976, “Polydor” label released “Hot”, the 45th James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – lead vocals, arrangements
  • Dave Matthews– arrangements
  • Bob Both- recording supervisor, engineer
  • David Stone, Major Little – engineer
  • Michael Doret – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown; except where noted.

  1. Hot (I Need to Be Loved, Loved, Loved, Loved)
  2. So Long – Irving Melsher, Remus Harris, Russ Morgan
  3. (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons – Deek Watson, William Best
  4. Try Me
  5. The Future Shock of the World
  6. Woman
  7. Most of All 0 Hank Thompson
  8. Goodnight My Love – Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules Lemare

Please, Please, Please

On January 1, 1972.

On January 1, 1972, “CBS” label released “Orange”, the fourth Al Stewart album. It was recorded in September 1971, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Anthony.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Tim Renwick– guitar
  • Bob Andrews– keyboards
  • Cal Batchelor – guitar
  • John Donnelly – background vocals
  • Graham Hunt – drums
  • Brian Odgers – bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Kevin Powers – background vocals
  • Brinsley Schwarz– guitar
  • Bruce Thomas– bass
  • Tim Walker – Spanish guitar
  • Mick Welton – background vocals
  • John Wilson– drums
  • David Hentschel– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Stewart, except where noted.

  • You Don’t Even Know Me
  • Amsterdam
  • Songs Out of Clay
  • The News from Spain
  • I Don’t Believe You – Bob Dylan
  • Once an Orange, Always an Orange
  • I’m Falling
  • Night of the 4th of May

On January 1, 1961.

On January 1, 1961, “Fantasy” label released “West Side Story”, the 27th Cal Tjader album. It was recorded on October 18, 1960, and consists of musical numbers from Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story” in jazz arrangements.

Personnel:

  • Cal Tjader- vibraphone
  • Clare Fischer- piano, celeste, musical director
  • Lonnie Hewitt – piano
  • George Roberts- trombone
  • Red Callender- tuba
  • Vincent D’Rosa, James Decker, Richard Perissi – French horns
  • Paul Horn- flute
  • Gerald Vinci, Marshall Sosson, Herman Clebanoff, Amerigo Merino, Leonard Malarsky, Robert Barene, Jack L. Pepper, Henry Sugar, Alvin Dinkin – violins
  • Virginia Majewski – viola, VIctor Gottlieb – cello
  • Carol Gotthoffer – harp
  • Red Mitchell, Victor Venegas – bass
  • Shelly Manne, Milt Holland- drums
  • Mongo Santamaria- conga
  • Willie Bobo- drums, timbales

 Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, except where noted.

  1. Prologue (Leonard Bernstein) / The Jet Song
  2. Something’s Coming
  3. Maria Interlude
  4. Maria
  5. Tonight
  6. America
  7. Cool
  8. One Hand, One Heart
  9. I Feel Pretty / Somewhere

On December 31, 2017.

On December 31, 2017, “Flightless” label released “Gumboot Soup”, the thirteenth King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded  at “Flightless HQ”, “Rada” in Perth, Joey’s bedroom and “Whammy Bar” in Auckland, and was produced by Stu Mackenzie.

Personnel:

  • Cook Craig – vocals, guitar, keys, bass guitar, mellotron
  • Michael Cavanagh – drums
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica, synthesiser, keys
  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, keys, percussion, guitar, mellotron, flute, saxophone, bass, synthesiser, drums
  • Eric Moore – drums
  • Lucas Skinner – bass, keyboards, piano
  • Joey Walker – vocals, guitar, bass, synthesiser, percussion
  • Stu Mackenzie – recording, mixing
  • Cook Craig – recording
  • Joey Walker – recording, mixing
  • Michael Badger – mixing
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork, layout
  • Jamie Wdziekonski – photography

Track listing:

  1. Beginner’s Luck – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith
  2. Greenhouse Heat Death – Stu Mackenzie
  3. Barefoot Desert – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith
  4. Muddy Water – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker
  5. Superposition – Joey Walker
  6. Down the Sink – Cook Craig
  7. The Great Chain of Being – Stu Mackenzie
  8. The Last Oasis – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith, Joey Walker
  9. All Is Known – Stu Mackenzie
  10. I’m Sleepin’ In – Stu Mackenzie
  11. The Wheel – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith

On December 31, 1980.

On December 31, 1980, “Nova” label released “Individuellos”, the third La Düsseldorf album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Klaus Dinger.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Dinger – vocals, guitar, cover art, photography
  • Thomas Dinger – vocals. percussion, cover art, photography
  • Hans Lampe – keyboards, synthesizers, percussion
  • Andreas Schell – piano
  • Nathaniel Russell – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Klaus Dinger, except where noted.

  1. Menschen 1
  2. Individuellos
  3. Menschen 2
  4. Sentimental
  5. Lieber Honig 1981
  6. Dampfriemen – Klaus Dinger, Thomas Dinger
  7. Tintarella Di …Thomas Dinger
  8. Flashback
  9. Das Yvönnchen – Klaus Dinger, Thomas Dinger, Hans Lampe, Andreas Schell

 

 

On December 30, 1982.

On December 30, 1982, “Bearsville Records” label released “The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect”, the tenth Todd Rundgren studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Utopia Sound Studios”, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – vocals, all instruments, engineer, art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren, except when noted.

  1. Hideaway
  2. Influenza
  3. Don’t Hurt Yourself
  4. There Goes Your Baybay
  5. Tin Soldier – Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott
  6. Emperor of the Highway
  7. Bang the Drum All Day
  8. Drive
  9. Chant