On April 14, 1983.

David Bowie-Lets dance

On April 14, 1983, “EMI” label released “Let’s Dance”, the eighteen David Bowie studio album. It was recorded at “Power Station” in New York, and was produced by Nile Rodgers and David Bowie.  With sale of more than 11 million copies, “Let’s Dance” became Bowie’s best sold album ever.  In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 296 in its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • David Bowie– lead vocals, horn arrangements
  • Carmine Rojas– bass guitar
  • Omar Hakim, Tony Thompson– drums
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar, horn arrangements
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan– lead guitar
  • Rob Sabino– keyboards
  • Mac Gollehon – trumpet
  • Stan Harrison– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Robert Aaron– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Elson– baritone saxophone, flute
  • Sammy Figueroa– percussion
  • Frank Simms, George Simms, David Spinner – backing vocals
  • Bernard Edwards– bass guitar
  • Bob Clearmountain, Nile Rodgers, David Bowie – engineering/ mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Modern Love
  2. China Girl – Iggy pop, David Bowie
  3. Let’s Dance
  4. Without You
  5. Ricochet
  6. Criminal World – Peter Godwin, Duncan Browne, Sean Lyons
  7. Cat People (Putting Out fire) – David Bowie, Giorgio Moroder
  8. Shake It



On April 14, 1972.

Three friends

On April 14, 1972, “Vertigo” label released “Three Friends”, the third Gentle Giant album. It was recorded in December 1971, at “Advison Studios” and “Command Studios” in London, and was produced by Gentle Giant.


  • Kerry Minnear – Hammond organ, piano, electric piano, Mellotron,  Minimoog,  Clavinet, Baldwin Spinet electric harpsishord, Vibraphone, bongos, triangle, lead vocals
  • Derek Shulman-lead vocals
  • Phil Shulman- tenor saxophone, tenor saxophones, baritone saxophone, baritone saxophones, lead vocals
  • Ray Shulman- bass, fuzz bass, violins, electric violin, 12 String Guitar, vocals
  • Gary Green- electric guitar, electric guitars,, mandolin, tambourine
  • Malcolm Mortimore- drums, concert snare, hi-hat, bass drum
  • Calvin Shulman – boy’s voice
  • Martin Rushent – engineer
  • Rick Breach – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Kerry Minnear, Derek Shulman, Phil Shulman, and Ray Shulman, except where noted.

  1. Prologue – Phil Shulman, Ray Shulman, Kerry Minnear
  2. Schooldays – Phil Shulman, Ray Shulman, Kerry Minnear
  3. Working All Day
  4. Peel the Paint
  5. Mister Class and Quality – Phil Shulman, Ray Shulman, Kerry Minnear
  6. Three Friends


On April 13, 2015.


On April 15, 2015, “Anti Records” label released “Edge of the Sun”, the eighth Calexico studio album. It was produced by Joey Burns, John Convertino, Sergio Mendoza and Craig Schumacher.


  • Ryan Alfred – upright and electric bass, synth, ambient guitar, vocals
  • Joey Burns – vocals, guitars, banjo, piano, organ, harmonica, cello, congas, accordion, shaker, ukulele, bass
  • John Convertino – drums, percussion
  • Sergio Mendoza – mellotron strings, percussion, piano, organ, backing vocals, vibes, guitar, vihuela, accordion, ukulele
  • Paul Niehaus – pedal steel
  • Jacob Valenzuela – trumpet
  • Martin Wenk – trumpet, synth, vibes
  • Jairo Zavala – guitar, bass
  • Sam Beam– vocals
  • Ben Bridwell– vocals
  • Pieta Brown– vocals
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Tom Hagerman– strings
  • Steff Koeppen – additional vocals
  • Thomas Konstantinou of Takim – lute and bouzouki
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Yorgos Marinakis of Takim – traditional violin
  • Gaby Moreno– vocals
  • Carla Morrison– vocals
  • Adrian Perez – jalisco harp
  • Antonio Pro – guitarron
  • Isaac Rodriguez – additional vocals
  • Amparo Sánchez– vocals
  • Chris Schultz – percussion, additional vocals
  • Craig Schumacher – moog bass
  • Nick Urata– vocals

Track listing:

  1. Falling from the Sky – Joey Burns, John Burns
  2. Bullet & Rocks – Joey Burns, John Burns, John Conventino
  3. When the Angels Played – Pieta Brown, Joey Burns
  4. Tapping on the Line – Joey Burns, John Burns
  5. Cumbia de Donde – Joey Burns, Sergio Mendes
  6. Miles from the Sea – Joey Burns, John Burns, John Conventino
  7. Coyoacan – Joey Burns, John Convertino, Sergio Mendoza
  8. Beneath the City of Dreams – Joey Burns, John Convertino, Sergio Mendoza, Jairo Zavala
  9. Woodshed Waltz – Joey Burns, John Burns, John Convertino
  10. Moon Never Rises – Joey Burns, John Convertino
  11. World Undone – Joey Burns
  12. Follow the River – Joey Burns, John Burns, John Convertino, Sergio Mendoza

On April 13, 2010.


On April 13, 2010, “Columbia” label released “Congratulations”, the second MGMT studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by MGMT and Sonic Boom.


  • Andrew VanWyngarden: vocals, guitars, drums, bass, synths, casio guitar, piano, fake flute, harmonica, electric sitar, percussion
  • Ben Goldwasser: synths and samples, organ, piano, omnichord, numerology, additional vocals, percussion
  • James Richardson: guitars, synths, casio guitar, synth drums, glockenspiel, saxophone, pan pipes, additional vocals, percussion, electric sitar
  • Matt Asti: guitars, bass, piano, additional vocals, field recordings and treatments, percussion
  • Will Berman: drums, guitars, bass, additional vocals, percussion, synths
  • Peter “Sonic Boom” Kember: master of ceremonies, modular synth, first documented use of the EMT 250 “glitch”, gakken sx-150
  • Britta Phillips: additional vocals
  • Jennifer Herrema: additional vocals
  • Gillian Rivers: strings
  • Dave Kadden: oboe and sundries
  • Sonic Boom –harmonica and percussion treatments
  • Billy Bennett – engineering
  • Matt Boynton – additional engineering
  • Daniel Johnson – assistant engineering
  • Dave Fridmann – mixing, additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Anthony Ausgang – cover painting

Track listing:

All lyrics by Andrew VanWyngarden, all music by Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser.

  1. It’s Working
  2. Song for Dan Treacy
  3. Someone’s Missing
  4. Flash Delirium
  5. I Found a Whistle
  6. Siberian Breaks
  7. Brian Eno
  8. Lady Dada’s Nightmare
  9. Congratulations


On April 13, 1999.


On April 13, 1999, “Warner Bros” released “Echo”, the tenth Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Tom Petty and Mike Campbell.


  • Tom Petty– guitars, harmonica, vocals
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitars, bass, lead vocals
  • Benmont Tench– pianos, organ, chamberlin, clavinet
  • Howie Epstein– bass, harmony/background vocals
  • Scott Thurston– acoustic and electric guitars, background vocals
  • Steve Ferrone– drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Martyn Atkins – art direction and photography
  • Christine Cano – art direction and design

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Petty, except where noted.

  1. Room at the Top
  2. Counting on You
  3. Free Girl Now
  4. Lonesome Sundown
  5. Swingin
  6. Accused of Love
  7. Echo
  8. Won’t Last Long
  9. Billy the Kid
  10. I Don’t Wanna Fight – Mike Campbell
  11. This One’s for Me
  12. No More
  13. About to Give Out
  14. Rhino Skin
  15. One More Day, One More Night


On April 13, 1993.


On April 13, 1993, “Reprise” label released “Waiting for You”, 18th Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded March 1992 at “Eastern Sound”, Toronto, and was produced by Gordon Lightfoot.


  • Gordon Lightfoot – Vocals, Guitar
  • Terry Clements – Lead guitar
  • Rick Haynes – Bass
  • Mike Heffernan – Keyboards
  • Barry Keane – Drums, Percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot, except where noted.

  1. Restless
  2. Ring Them Bells – Bob Dylan
  3. Fading Away
  4. Only Love Would Know
  5. Welcome to Try
  6. I’ll Prove My Love
  7. Waiting for You
  8. Wild Strawberries
  9. I’d Rather Press On
  10. Drink Yer Glasses Empty


On April 13, 1990.


On April 13, 1990, “Lookout Records” label released “9/Smooth”the debut Green Day studio album. It was recorded December 29, 1989, – January 2, 1990, at “Art of Ears Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Andy Ernst and Green Day.


  • Billie Joe Armstrong– lead vocals, guitar
  • Mike Dirnt– bass, backing vocals
  • John Kiffmeyer– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Andy Ernst– engineer
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Susie Grant – front cover photo
  • Jesse Michaels– artwork
  • Pat Hynes – artwork, graphic design, layout design
  • Chris Appelgren; Aaron Cometbus; Rich Gargano; David Hayes – artwork
  • Murray Bowles; Arica Pelino – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and John Kiffmeyer, except where noted.

  1. At the Library
  2. Don’t Leave Me
  3. I Was There – lyrics by John Kiffmeyer
  4. Disappearing Boy
  5. Green Day
  6. Going to Pasalacqua
  7. 16
  8. Road to Acceptance
  9. Rest
  10. The Judge’s Daughter


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