On January 1, 2003.

On January 1, 2003, “Pitch a Tent” label released “Tusk”, the sixth Camper Van Beethoven album. It is remake of the Fleetwood Mac album of the same name.

  • David Lowery – vocals, guitar
  • Victor Krummenacher – vocals, bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, art direction, layout
  • Jonathan Segel – vocals, keyboards, guitar, mandolin, tape, noises, photography
  • Greg Lisher – lead guitar
  • Chris Pedersen – drums, percussion
  • Brandy Wood – vocals
  • Crispy Derson – drum programming
  •  Doug Hollingsworth – original layout
  • Edie Winograde – video footage

Track listing:

  1. Over and Over – Christine McVie
  2. The Ledge – Lindsey Buckingham
  3. Think About Me – Christine McVie
  4. Save Me a Place – Lindsey Buckingham
  5. Sara – Stevie Nicks
  6. What Makes You Think You’re the One – Lindsey Buckingham
  7. Storms – Stevie Nicks
  8. That’s All for Everyone – Lindsey Buckingham
  9. Not That Funny – Lindsey Buckingham
  10. Sisters of the Moon – Stevie Nicks
  11. Angel – Stevie Nicks
  12. That’s Enough for Me – Lindsey Buckingham
  13. Brown Eyes – Christine McVie
  14. Never Make Me Cry – Christine McVie
  15. I Know I’m Not Wrong – Lindsey Buckingham
  16. Honey Hi – Christine McVie
  17. Beautiful Child – Stevie Nicks
  18. Walk a Thin Line – Lindsey Buckingham
  19. Tusk – Lindsey Buckingham
  20. Never Forget – Christine McVie

On January 1, 1981.

On January 1, 1981, “Radio Records” label released “Say No More”, the ninth Badfinger studio album. It was recorded November 1979, October–November 1980, in Miami, Florida, and was produced by Jack Richardson and Steve Wittmack.

Personnel:

  • Tom Evans – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Joey Molland – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tony Kaye – organ, piano
  • Glenn Sherba – guitar
  • Richard Bryans – drums

Track listing:

  1. I Got You – Joey Molland
  2. Come On – Tom Evans
  3. Hold On – Tom Evans, Joe Tansin
  4. Because I Love You – Joey Molland
  5. Rock ‘N’ Roll Contract – Tom Evans
  6. Passin’ Time – Joey Molland
  7. Three Time Loser – Joey Molland
  8. Too Hung Up on You – Tom Evans
  9. No More – Joey Molland
  10. Crocadillo – Tom Evans, Rod Roach

On January 1, 1975

On January 1, 1975, “A&M” label released the self-titled, debut Hummingbird album. It was recorded July 1973 – October 1974, and was produced by Ian “Sammy” Samwell.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Tench – vocals, guitar
  • Bernie Holland – guitar
  • Clive Chaman – bass
  • Max Middleton – keyboards
  • Conrad Isidore – drums
  • Linda Lewis – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Conrad Isidore, except where noted.

  1. Music Flowing
  2. You Can Keep the Money
  3. Such a Long Ways
  4. Horrors – Bernie Holland
  5. I Don’t Know Why I Love You – Hardaway, Hunter, Riser, Wonder
  6. Maybe – Clive Chaman, Finesilver, Max Middleton, Bobby Tench
  7. For the Children’s Sake
  8. Ocean Blues
  9. Island of Dreams

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On December 31, 1967.

On December 31, 1967, Bertrand Russell Berns died aged 38. He was songwriter, music producer, and label executive. Some of his best known songs are “Twist and Shout”, “Hang on Sloopy”, “Piece of My Heart”, “Here Comes the Night”, “I Want Candy”, and “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love”. His productions include “Please Don’t Go”, “Under the Boardwalk”, and “Brown Eyed Girl”.

In December 1992.

In December 1992, “Evidence” label released “African Venus” the twelve Dewey Redman album. It was recorded in December 1992, at “Sound on Sound Studio” in New York City     and was produced by Inc. Big Apple Productions.

Personnel:

  • Dewey Redman – alto and tenor saxophone, musette
  • Joshua Redman – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Eubanks – piano
  • Anthony Cox – bass
  • Carl Allen – drums
  • Danny Sadownick – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Dewey Redman except where noted.

  1. African Venus
  2. Venus and Mars
  3. Mr. Sandman – Pat Ballard
  4. Echo Prayer
  5. Satin Doll – Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn
  6. Take the “A” Train – Billy Strayhorn
  7. Turnaround – Ornette Coleman

In December 1980.

In December 1990, “New Routes” label released “The Five Seasons”, the seventeenth Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded April – August 1990, at “Woodworm Studios” in Barford St. Michael, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Dave Mattacks and Simon Nicol.

Personnel:

  • Dave Mattacks – drums, percussion, keyboards, harpsichord, mixing
  • Simon Nicol – vocals, guitars, dobro, mixing
  • Maartin Allcock – vocals, guitars, bouzouki, mandolin, accordion, keyboards
  • Ric Sanders – violin
  • Dave Pegg – vocals, acoustic and bass guitars
  • Tim Matyear – engineer
  • Barry Hammond – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Claudy Banks – traditional
  2. Cup of Tea! / A Loaf of Bread / Miss Monahan’s – Maartin Allcock, traditional
  3. All Your Beauty – Barry Lowe, Martin White
  4. Sock In It – Dave Whetstone
  5. Gold – Peter Blegvad
  6. Ginnie – Huw Williams
  7. Mock Morris ’90 (The Green Man/The Cropredy Badger/Molly On The Jetty) – Ric Sanders
  8. The Card Song / Shuffle the Pack – Maartin Allcock, Dave Mattacks, Simon Nicol
  9. The Wounded Whale – Archie Fisher, traditional

In December 1980.

In December 1980, “JSP” label released “Breaking Out”, the fifth Buddy Guy studio album. It was recorded in September 1980, at “Sound Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by John Stedman and Buddy Guy.

Personnel:

  • Buddy Guy – vocals, guitar
  • Phil Guy – vocals, guitar
  • William McDonald – guitar
  • Nick Charles – bass
  • Jene Pickett – keyboards
  • Merle Perkins – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Buddy Guy except where noted.

  1. I Didn’t Know My Mother Had a Son Like Me
  2. Have You Ever Been Lonesome
  3. She Winked At Me
  4. Boogie Family Style
  5. Break Out All Over You
  6. You Called Me in My Dream
  7. Me and My Guitar – Fredie King
  8. You Can Make It If You Try – Ted Jarrett

In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Baystate” label released the self-titled debut The Super Jazz Trio album. It was recorded in November 1978, at “Sound Ideas Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Yoshio Ozawa.

Personnel:

  • Tommy Flanagan – piano
  • Reggie Workman – bass
  • Joe Chambers – drums

Track listing:

  1. Pent Up House – Sonny Rollins
  2. Condado Beach – Joe Chambers
  3. Let’s Call This – Thelonious Monk
  4. So Sorry Please – Bud Powell
  5. Ballad – Tommy Flanagan
  6. Milestones – Miles Davis

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “Arista” label released “Prime Time” the sixth Don McLean album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by John Peters.

Personnel:

  • Don McLean – vocals, guitar, banjo
  • David Sanborn – saxophone
  • Rob Stoner – bass, background vocals
  • Dom Cortese – accordion
  • Kenny Asher – organ, piano, clavinet, arranger
  • Rubens Bassini – percussion
  • Christine Faith – background vocals
  • John Farrell – guitar
  • Ed Freeman – piano
  • Angela Howell – background vocals
  • Gene Orloff – concertmaster
  • Pat Rebillot – keyboards
  • Howie Wyeth – drums, marimba, keyboards, background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Don McLean, except where noted.

  1. Prime Time
  2. The Statue
  3. Jump
  4. Red Wing
  5. The Wrong Thing to Do
  6. The Pattern Is Broken
  7. When Love Begins
  8. Color TV Blues
  9. Building My Body
  10. Down the Road/Sally Ann
  11. When a Good Thing Goes Bad
  12. South of the Border – Michael Carr, Jimmy Kennedy
  13. If You Can Dream