On June 3, 1985.


On June 3, 1985, “Mute” label released “The Firstborn Is Dead”, the second Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded November – December 1984, at “Hansa Studios, in Berlin,and was produced by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Flood. The album cover photography is by Jutta Heinglein.


  • Nick Cave– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Blixa Bargeld- guitar, backing vocals, slide guitar, piano
  • Barry Adamson- bass, backing vocals, guitar, organ, drums
  • Mick Harvey– drums, backing vocals, guitar, organ, piano, bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Cave, except where noted.

  1. Tupelo – Barry Adamson, Mick Harvey)
  2. Say Goodbye to the Little Girl Tree – Mick Harvey
  3. Train Long-Suffering –  Nick Cave
  4. Black Crow King – Blixa Bargeld, NickCave
  5. Knockin’ on Joe –  Nick Cave
  6. Wanted Man – Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash
  7. Blind Lemon Jefferson – Barry Adamson, Blixa Bargeld, Mick Harvey, Nick Cave

On June 3, 1985.


On June 3, 1985, “E.G” label released “Boys and Girls”, the sixth Bryan Ferry studio solo album. It was recorded 1983 – 1985, at “AIR Studios”, “Sarm West Studios” in London, “Compass Point Studios” in New Providence, The Bahamas, “Effanel Mobile”, “RPM Studios”, “The Power Station” in New York, “The White House”in New South Wales,Australia, and was produced by Bryan Ferry and Rhett Davies. “Boys and Girls” was certified Platinum in UK by the BPI, and Gold in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • Bryan Ferry– lead vocals, keyboards
  • Guy Fletcher– keyboards
  • David Gilmour– lead guitar
  • Omar Hakim– drums
  • Neil Hubbard– lead guitar
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Chester Kamen– lead guitar
  • Mark Knopfler– lead guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • Martin McCarrick– cello
  • Marcus Miller– bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Nile Rodgers– lead guitar
  • David Sanborn– saxophone
  • Keith Scott– lead guitar
  • Alan Spenner– bass guitar
  • Anne Stephenson – strings
  • Jon Carin– keyboards
  • Virginia Hewes – backing vocals
  • Ednah Holt – backing vocals
  • Fonzi Thornton– backing vocals
  • Ruby Turner– backing vocals
  • Alfa Anderson – backing vocals
  • Michelle Cobbs – backing vocals
  • Yanick Etienne– backing vocals
  • Colleen Fitz-Charles – backing vocals
  • Lisa Fitz-Charles – backing vocals
  • Simone Fitz-Charles – backing vocals
  • Rhett Davies– recording engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– recording engineer, mixing engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– recording engineer
  • Femi Jiya – recording engineer
  • Dominick Maita – recording engineer
  • Brian McGee – recording engineer
  • Andy Lydon – recording engineer
  • Benjamin Armbrister – assistant engineer
  • Carb – assistant engineer
  • Steve Churchyard – assistant engineer
  • Randy Ezratty – assistant engineer
  • Dave Greenberg – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Killen – assistant engineer
  • Heff Moraes – assistant engineer
  • Peter Revill – assistant engineer
  • Kendal Stubbs – assistant engineer
  • Robert Ludwig– mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry.

  1. Sensation
  2. Slave to Love
  3. Don’t Stop the Dance – Bryan Ferry, Rhett Davies
  4. A waste Land
  5. Windsept
  6. The Chosen One
  7. Valentine
  8. Stone Woman
  9. Boys and Girls

On June 3, 1977.


On June 3, 1977, “Island” label released “Exodus”, the ninth Bob Marley and the Wailers studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, at “Harry J. Studio” in Kingston, and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Bob Marley and the Wailers. In 1999,  “Time”  magazine named “Exodus” the best album of the 20th century. In 2001, the TV network “VH1” named it the 26th greatest album of all time. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 169 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.


  • Bob Marley– lead vocal, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Aston “Family Man” Barrett– bass guitar, guitar, percussion
  • Carlton Barrett– drums, percussion
  • Tyrone Downie– keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
  • Alvin “Seeco” Patterson– percussion
  • Julian (Junior) Marvin– lead guitar
  • I Threes(Rita Marley, Marcia Griffiths, Judy Mowatt) – backing vocals
  • Karl Pitterson– engineer
  • Robert Honablue – engineer
  • Ted Jensen– mastering engineer
  • Guy Bidmead, Terry Barham – assistant engineers
  • Aston “Familyman” Barrett, Chris Blackwell, Karl Pitterson– mixing
  • Adrian Boot, Neville Garrick– photos
  • Neville Garrick – cover design, graphics

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Marley, except where noted.

  1. Natural Mystic
  2. So Much Things to Say
  3. Guiltiness
  4. The Heathen
  5. Exodus
  6. Jamming
  7. Waiting in Vain
  8. Turn Your Lights Down Low
  9. Three Little Birds
  10. One Love / People Get Ready – Bob Marley , Curtis Mayfield

On June 3, 1970.


On June 3, 1970, “Harvest” label released “Deep Purple in Rock”, the fourth Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded October 1969 – April 1970, at “IBC Studios”, “De Lane Lea Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Deep Purple. In 2005, “Classic Rock” magazine  awarded “In Rock”, with the “Classic Rock and Roll of Honor Award” in the category “Classic Album”.


  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Jon Lord– keyboards, organ
  • Ian Paice– drums, percussion
  • Ian Gillan– lead vocals
  • Roger Glover– bass
  • Andy Knight – engineer IBC Studios
  • Martin Birch– engineer De Lane Lea
  • Phil McDonald – engineer Abbey Road Studios
  • Peter Mew– remastering
  • Tom Bender, Jason Butera – additional studio work

Track listing:

All tracks by Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice.

  1. Speed King
  2. Bloodsucker
  3. Child in Time
  4. Flight of the Rat
  5. Into the Fire
  6. Living Wreck
  7. Hard Lovin’ Man

On June 2, 2003.


On June 2, 2003, “Mute” label released “Paper Monsters”, the debut Dave Gahan solo album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Ken Thomas.


  • Dave Gahan – lead and backingvocals, keyboards, Glockenspiel, electric piano, harmonica
  • Dee Lewis – backing vocals
  • Knox Chandler – guitar, dulcimer, cello, bass guitar, keyboards, vibraphone, string arrangements, programming
  • Jane Scarpantoni – cello
  • Doug Petty – piano
  • David Gold – viola
  • Maxim Moston, Antoine Silverman, Joan Wasser – violin
  • Paul Garisto,Victor Indrizzo – drums
  • Jolyon Thomas – tambourine, tom-tom drums
  • John Collyer – programming
  • Jonathan Adler – engineer
  • Jack Clark, Ken Thoams – mix
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Anthon Corbin – photography, art direction
  • Four Five One Creative – art, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Gahan and Knox Chandler.

  1. Dirty Sticky Floors
  2. Hold On
  3. A Little Piece
  4. Bottle Living
  5. Black and Blue Again
  6. Stay
  7. I Need You
  8. Bitter Apple
  9. Hidden Houses
  10. Goodbye




On June 2, 1998.


On June 2, 1998, “Virgin” label released “Adore”, the fourth Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded June 1997 – March 1998, at “Sunset Sound”, “The Village Recorder” and “Chicago Recording Company”, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Flood and Brad Wood.


  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, production, mixing, art direction, design
  • James Iha– guitar, vocals
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar
  • Matt Walker– drums
  • Matt Cameron– drums
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Dennis Flemion– vocals
  • Jimmy Flemion– additional vocals
  • Bon Harris– programming, vocals
  • Brad Wood– engineering, vocals, organ
  • Robbie Adams –engineering, mixing
  • Chris Brickley – recording assistant
  • Flood– mixing
  • Eric Greedy – mix assistant
  • Steve Johnson – recording assistant
  • Ron Lowe – recording assistant
  • Jay Nicholas – mix assistant
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction, design
  • Neil Perry – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Prock – recording assistant
  • Chris Shepard – engineer
  • Jamie Siegel – mix assistant
  • Bjorn Thorsrud– digital editing, engineering
  • Ed Tinley – recording assistant
  • Andy Van Dette – digital editing
  • Jeff Vereb – recording assistant
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Howard C. Willing – engineering, mix assistant
  • John Wydrycs – mix assistant
  • Yelena Yemchuk– photography, art direction and design

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan.

  1. To Sheila
  2. Ava Adore
  3. Perfect
  4. Daphne Descends
  5. Once Upon a Time
  6. Tear
  7. Crestfallen
  8. Appels + Oranjes
  9. Pug
  10. The Tale of Dusty and Pistol Pete
  11. Annie – Dog
  12. Shame
  13. Behold! The Night Mare
  14. For Martha
  15. Blank Page


On June 2, 1986.


On June 2, 1986, “EMI” label released “A Kind of Magic”, the twelfth Queen studio album. It was recorded September 1985 – April 1986, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, “Mountain Studios” in Montreux and “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Queen, Mack and David Richards. The album is based on the soundtrack to the film Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy. In the 1994 edition of “The Guinness All Time Top 1000 Albums” the album was ranked at number 171 in its “All-time Greatest Rock and Pop Albums”.


  • Freddie Mercury- lead and backing vocals,  piano,  synthesisers,  sampler
  • Brian May- electric guitars, backing vocals, lead vocals, keyboards,  programming
  • Roger Taylor- drums, electronic drums, backing vocals, keyboards, programming
  • John Deacon- bass guitar, electric guitar, keyboards, sampler and programming
  • Spike Edney- keyboards
  • Joan Armatrading- vocals
  • Steve Gregory- alto saxophone
  • String section arrangedand conducted by Lynton Naiff
  • National Philharmonic Orchestraarranged by Michael Kamen and Brian May and conducted by Michael Kamen
  • Roger Chiasson –album cover

Track listing:

  1. One Vision – Roger Taylor
  2. A Kind of Magic – Roger Taylor
  3. One Year of Love – John Deacon
  4. Pain is So Close to Pleasure – John Deacon, Freddie Mercury
  5. Friends Will Be Friends – John Deacon, Freddie Mercury
  6. Who Wants to Live Forever – Brian May
  7. Gimme the Prize (Kurgan’s Theme) – Brian May
  8. Don’t Lose Your Head – Brian May
  9. Princes of the Universe – Freddie Mercury


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