On May 23, 2005.

On May 23, 2005, “Domino” label released “Everything Ecstatic”, the fourth Four Tet album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Kieran Hebden.

Personnel:

  • Kieran Hebden – keyboards, electronics
  • Sean Magee – mastering
  • Matthew Cooper – layout
  • Jason Evans – photography
  • Simon Foxton – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kieran Hebden.

  1. A Joy
  2. Smile Around the Face
  3. Fuji Check
  4. Sun Drums and Soil
  5. Clouding
  6. And Then Patterns
  7. High Fives
  8. Turtle Turtle Up
  9. Sleep, Eat Food, Have Visions
  10. You Were There with Me

On May 23, 1966.

On May 23, 1966, “Tamla” label released “Moods of Marvin Gaye”, the seventh Marvin Gaye studio album. It was recorded 1965 – 1966, at “Hitsville” in Detroit, US, and was produced by Smokey Robinson, Brian Holland, Clarence Paul and Lamont Dozier.

Personnel:

  • Marvin Gaye – lead vocals
  • Marv Tarplin – guitar
  • The Funk Brothers – instrumentation
  • The Andantes – backing vocals
  • The Miracles – backing vocals
  • The Spinners – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. I’ll Be Doggone – Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarpin
  2. Little Darling (I Need You) – Holland – Dozier – Holland
  3. Take This Heart of Mine – Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarplin
  4. Hey Diddle Diddle – Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fugua, Marvin Gaye
  5. One More Heartache – Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Marvin Tarplin, Ronald White
  6. Ain’t That Peculiar – Warren Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Marvin Tarplin
  7. Night Life – Walt Breeland, Paul Buskrik, Willie Nelson
  8. You’ve Been a Long Time Coming – Holland – Dozier – Holland
  9. Your Unchanging Love – Holland – Dozier – Holland
  10. You’re the One for Me – Morris Broadnax, Clarence Paul, Stevie Wonder
  11. I Worry ‘Bout You – Norman Mapp
  12. One for My Baby (and One More for the Road) – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer

On May 22, 1996.

On May 22, 1996, “somethin`else” (Toshiba EMI) label released “Jackie McLean meets Junko Onishi Hat Trick”, the 54th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded in January 1996, at “Power Station Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Hitoshi Namekata.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone, co – producer
  • Junko Onishi – piano
  • Nat Reeves – bass
  • Lewis Nash – drums
  • Jim Anderson – engineer, mixing
  • Barbara Lipke – engineer assistant
  • Yoshio Okazaki – mastering
  • Kaoru Taku – art director
  • Jimmy Katz – photography
  • Hitoshi Namekata – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Little Melonae – Kavkie McLean
  2. A Cottage for Sale – Larry Conley, Willard Robinson
  3. Solar – Miles Davis
  4. Bag’s Groove – Milt Jackson
  5. Will You Still Be Mine – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis
  6. Left Alone – Billie Holiday, Mal Waldron
  7. Jackie’s Hat – Junko Onishi
  8. Sentimental Journey – Les Brown, Ben Homer
  9. Bluesnik – Jackie McLean

On May 22, 1967.

On May 22, 1967, “Colgems” label released “Headquarters”, the third Monkees (The) studio album. It was recorded February – April 1967, and was produced by Chip Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Micky Dolenz – vocals, drums, zither, electric rhythm guitar, shaker, timpani
  • Michael Nesmith – vocals; electric and acoustic lead, rhythm, and 12-string guitars, steel guitar, organ
  • Peter Tork – vocals; acoustic 12-string and electric guitars; piano, organ, celeste, electric piano, bass, banjo
  • Davy Jones – vocals, percussion
  • Chip Douglas – bass, backing vocals
  • John London – bass
  • Jerry Yester – bass
  • Vincent DeRosa – French horn
  • Frederick Seykora – cello
  • Hank Cicalo – engineer

Track listing:

  1. You Told Me – Michael Nesmith
  2. I’ll Spend My Life with You – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  3. Forget That Girl – Douglas Farthing Hatlelid
  4. Band 6 – Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork
  5. You Just May the One – Michael Nesmith, Bobby Hart
  6. Shades of Grey – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  7. I Can’t Get Her Off My Mind – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  8. For Pete’s Sake – Peter Tork, Joey Richards
  9. Mr. Webster – Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
  10. Sunny Girlfriend – Michael Nesmith
  11. Zilch – Micky Dolanz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork
  12. No Time – Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork, Hank Cicalo
  13. Early Morning Blues and Greens – Diane Hilderbrand, Jack Keller
  14. Randy Soouse Git – Micky Dolenz

On May 21, 1999.

On May 21, 1999, “Grateful Dead Records” label released “Spirit into Sound”, album by Mickey Hart. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mickey Hart.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Hart – drums, percussion
  • Rebeca Mauleón – vocals, drums, percussion, flutes, bass, prepared piano
  • Zakir Hussain – drums
  • Bob Weir – acoustic guitar 
  • Rahsaan Fredricks – bass
  • Ustad Sultan Khan – sarangi 
  • Bobi Céspedes – vocals
  • Haroon Tahir – forest zone
  • Haroon Tahir – computer programming
  • Roy Finch – computer programming
  • Matt Jepsen – computer programming
  • Tom Fly – recording, mixing, mastering
  • Jeffrey Norman – mixdown engineer, mastering
  • Kevin Sellers – Pro Tools operator
  • Jack Crymes – technical support
  • Howard Cohen – production management, package design
  • Margie Nelte – package design
  • Chris Pinkerton – cover illustration
  • Michael Quinn – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mickey Hart and Rebeca Mauleón, except where noted. 

  1. Amazon Nguni
  2. Sueño Tropicale
  3. Cloud Moss
  4. Funky Peru
  5. Shambolaya
  6. Lizard Dance
  7. Nature Talk
  8. Elephant Walk
  9. Chroma
  10. Hidden Beach
  11. Native Sun
  12. Indian Night – Zakir Hussain, Ustad Sultan Khan

On May 17, 2021.

On May 17, 2021, Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou aka Vangelis died aged 79. He was musician (piano, keyboards, drums, percussion), composer and producer, member of the bands The Forminx and Aphrodite’s Child, but was best known for his work as solo artist. In 1981, Vangelis won the “Academy Award” for the soundtrack to “Chariots of Fire”, and composed music for the movies “Blade Runner (1982), Missing (1982), Antarctica (1983), The Bounty (1984), 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), and Alexander (2004). As solo artist he released 23 albums.

On May 20, 2020.

On May 20, 2020, “Polyvinyl Record Co.” label released “No Dream”, the fourth Jeff Rosenstock album. It was recorded in February 2020, at “The Atomic Garden Recording Studios”, in Oakland, California, and was produced by “Grammy Jack” Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Rosenstock – lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, mixing
  • Mike Huguenor – vocals, guitars
  • Dan Potthast – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • John DeDomenici – bass
  • Kevin Higuchi – drums
  • Chris Farren – vocals, keyboards
  • Bob Vielma – trombone
  • Laura Stevenson – vocals
  • Lauren Brief – vocals and backing vocals, claps
  • Gilbert Armendariz – backing vocals
  • Angelina Banda – claps, backing vocals
  • Sim Castro – claps, backing vocals
  • Laura Hammond – claps, backing vocals
  • Neil Sharma – claps, backing vocals
  • Jack Shirley – recording, engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Ben Levin – illustrations
  • Hiro Tanaka – photography

Track listing:

  1. No Time
  2. Nikes (Alt)
  3. Scram
  4. NO DREAM
  5. State Line
  6. fame
  7. Leave It in the Sun
  8. The Beauty of Breathing
  9. Old Crap
  10. BNB
  11. Monday at the Beach
  12. Honeymoon Ashtray
  13. Ohio Tpke

On May 20, 1987.

On May 20, 1987, “Bar None” label released “Mundo Civilizado”, the second Arto Lindsay studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Rykodisc Ltd.”, “Estúdios WR”, “Svuga Svuga Studios”, “Platinum Island Studios”, and was produced by Arto Lindsay, Andrés Levin and Camus Maré Celli.

Personnel:

  • Arto Lindsay – vocals, guitar, sequences
  • – guitar, tamborim, pandeiro, surdo, handclaps
  • Marc Ribot – guitar
  • Romeo Lubambo – guitar
  • Amadeo Pace – guitar
  • Andres Levin – piano
  • Bernie Worrell – Hamond B3
  • Peter Scherer – Wurlitzer piano, keyboards
  • Camus Celli – accordion
  • Melvin Gibbs – bass, sequences
  • Dougie Bowne – drums, loops
  • Gustavo de Dalva – percussion, surdo, djembe, caixa, repinique
  • Roy Nathanson – saxophone
  • Don Byron – bass clarinet
  • Marcus Rojas – tuba
  • Jaques Morelenbaum – cello
  • Boghan, Marcio Tchin – surdo, djembe, caixa, repinique
  • DJ Spooky – samples, effects
  • Mutamassik – samples
  • C-n-A – programming, recording, mixing
  • Pat Dillet – recording, mixing
  • Bill Importico, Novelle Stephenson, Vaughn Sessions – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Diego Cortez – art direction, photography
  • Philip Taaffe – artwork
  • Deoscóredes Maximiliano Dos Santos, Keith Sonnier, Lynn Davis – artwork
  • Step Graphics, Tony Morgan – design
  • Nan Goldin – photograhy
  • Yutaka Goto – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arto Lindsay and Vinicius Cantuaria, except where noted.

  1. Complicity
  2. Q Samba
  3. Simply Beautiful – Al Green
  4. Mundo Civilizado
  5. Titled
  6. Horizontal
  7. Mar da Gávea
  8. Imbassaí
  9. Pleasure
  10. Erotic City – Prince
  11. Clown

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “River North” label released “Always Never the Same”, the thirteenth Kansas studio album. This album consists of new songs and covers of the band’s previous work, re-recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded September 1997 – February 1998, at “Southern Tracks”, “Electric Landlady” and “Tree Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Ehart, Rich Williams and Trammell Starks.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh – lead vocals, keyboards
  • Robby Steinhardt – lead and backing vocals, violin
  • Rich Williams – guitars
  • Billy Greer – vocals, bass
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • The London Symphony Orchestra, arranged and conducted by Larry Baird
  • Russ Fowler, James Majors, Jim “Z” Zumpano – engineer
  • Peter Cobbin – orchestra recordings engineer
  • Jeff Glixman – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Brian Jobson, James Majors – digital editing
  • Trammell Starks – digital editing
  • Michael Allen – copyist
  • Pennie Moore, Conni Treantafeles – art direction, design
  • Marti Griffin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Dust in the Cover- Kerry Livgren
  3. Preamble (orchestral) – Larry Baird
  4. Song for America – Kerry Livgren
  5. In Your Eyes – Steve Walsh
  6. Miracles Out of Nowhere – Kerry Livgren
  7. Hol On – Kerry Livgren
  8. The Sky Is Falling – Steve Walsh
  9. Cheyenne Anthem – Kerry Livgren
  10. Prelude & Introduction (medley) – Phil Ehart, Billy Greer, Robby Steinhardt, Steve Walsh, Rich Williams, Larry Baird
  11. The Wall – Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh
  12. Need to Know – Steve Walsh

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Epic” label released “Shock Treatment”, the second Edgar Winter Group studio album (second Edgar Winter album overall). It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Rick Derringer.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Winter – vocals, clavinet, mellotron, organ, piano, ARP 2600, vibraphone, saxophone
  • Rick Derringer – vocals, guitar, electric sitar, bass
  • Dan Hartman – vocals, bass, guitar, autoharp, percussion
  • Chuck Ruff – drums
  • Shelly Yakus – engineer
  • Lehman Yates – engineer assistant
  • Jimmy Iovine – engineer assistant
  • Lou Schlossberg – engineer assistant
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • Teresa Alfieri – design
  • Bill King – photography

Track listing:

  1. Some Kinda Animal – Dan Hartman
  2. Easy Street – Dan Hartman
  3. Sundown – Dan Hartman
  4. Miracle of Love – Edgar Winter, Dan Hartman
  5. Do Like Me – Edgar Winter
  6. Rock & Roll Woman – Dan Hartman
  7. Someone Take My Heart Away – Edgar Winter
  8. Queen of My Dreams – Dan Hartman
  9. Maybe Some Day You’ll Call My Name – Dan Hartman
  10. River’s Risin’ – Dan Hartman
  11. Animal – Edgar Winter