On March 7, 2006.

Ali Farka Toure

On March 7, 2006, Ali Ibrahim “Farka” Touré died aged 66. He was a Malian singer and multi-instrumentalist, and one of Africa’s internationally most renowned musicians. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked Touré at number 76 on its list of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”,and magazine “Spin” ranked him at number 37 on its list of “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.


On March 7, 2006.


On March 7, 2006, “Sub Pop” released “Under a Billion Suns”, the seventh Mudhoney album. “Under a Billion Suns” was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Phil Ek, Johnny Sangster and Tucker Martine.


  • Mark Arm – vocals, guitar, photography
  • Guy Maddison – bass
  • Dan Peters – drums, maracas, bells, tambourine
  • Steve Turner – vocals, guitar
  • Amy Allison, Christy McWilson – vocals
  • Craig Flory – tenor and baritone saxophones, horn arrangements
  • Dave Carter – trumpet
  • Steve Moore, Greg Powers – trombone
  • Hans Teuber – alto saxophone
  • Jay Thomas – tenor saxophone
  • Phil Ek, Tucker Martine, Johnny Sangster – engineer, mixing
  • Shawn Penner – assistant engineer
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • Jeff Kleinsmith – design
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mudhoney:

  1. Where Is the Future?
  2. It Is Us
  3. I Saw the Light
  4. Endless Yesterday
  5. Empty Shells
  6. Hard-On for War
  7. A Brief Celebration of Indifference
  8. Let’s Drop In
  9. On the Move
  10. In Search Of…
  11. Blindspots

On March 7, 2005.


On March 7, 2005, “B-Unique Records” label released “Employment”, the debut Kaiser Chiefs album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Old Chapel Studios” in Leeds, and was produced by Stephen Street and Stephen Harris.


  • Ricky Wilson
  • Andrew White
  • Simon Rix
  • Nick Baines
  • Nick Hodgson

Track listing:

All tracks by Ricky Wilson, Andrew White, Simon Rix, Nick Baines, and Nick Hodgson.

  1. Everyday I Love You Less and Less
  2. I Predict a Riot
  3. Modern Way
  4. Na Na Na Na Naa
  5. You Can Have It All
  6. Oh My God
  7. Born to Be a Dancer
  8. Saturday Night
  9. What Did I Ever Give You?
  10. Time Honoured Tradition
  11. Caroline, Yes
  12. Team Mate


On March 7, 1980.


On March 7, 1980, “Chrysalis” label released “Nobody’s Heroes”, the second Stiff Little Fingers album. It was recorded January – February 1980, and was produced by Doug Bennett.


  • Jake Burns– vocals, guitar
  • Jim Reilly– drums
  • Henry Cluney– guitar
  • Ali McMordie– bass
  • Agency – cowbell
  • Geoff Halpin – cover lettering
  • Brian Cooke, Chris Gabrin, Mats Lundgren, Barry Plummer – photography

Track listing:

  1. Gotta Getaway – Fingers, Gordon, Ogilvie
  2. Wait and See – Jake Burns, Ogilvie
  3. Fly the Flag – Fingers, Ogilvie
  4. At the Edge – Fingers
  5. Nobody’s Hero – Jack Burns, Ogilvie
  6. Bloody Dub – Fingers
  7. Doesn’t Make It All Right – Dave Goldberg, Jerry Dammers
  8. I Don’t Like You – Fingers, Ogilvie
  9. No Change – Fingers, Ogilvie
  10. Tin Soldiers – Fingers, Ogilvie


On March 7, 1973.


On March 7, 1973, “Asylum” label released “Byrds”, the twelve and final The Byrds studio album. It was recorded October – November 1972, at “Wally Heider’s Studio 3” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Crosby.


  • Roger McGuinn– guitar, banjo, Moog synthesizer, vocals
  • Gene Clark- guitar, harmonica, tambourine, vocals
  • David Crosby- guitar, vocals
  • Chris Hillman– electric bass, guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Michael Clarke– drums, congas, percussion
  • Wilton Felder- electric bass
  • Johnny Barbata- drums
  • Dallas Taylor- congas, tambourine

Track listing:

  1. Full Circle – Gene Clark
  2. Sweet Mary – Roger McGuinn, Jacques Levy
  3. Changing Heart – Gene Clark
  4. For Free – Joni Mitchell
  5. Born to Rock ‘n’ Roll – Roger McGuinn
  6. Things Will Be Better – Chris Hillman, Dallas Taylor
  7. Cowgirl in the Sand – Neil Young
  8. Long Live the King – David Crosby
  9. Borrowing Time – Chris Hillman, Joe Lala
  10. Laughing – David Crosby
  11. (See the Sky) About to Rain – Neil Young


On March 7, 1970.

Mountain - Climbing

On March 7, 1970, “Windfall” label released “Climbing!”, the first Mountain studio album. It was recorded 1969 -1970, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York, and was produced by Felix Pappalardi.


  • Leslie West– guitars, lead and co-lead vocals
  • Felix Pappalardi– bass, piano, rhythm guitar, lead and co-lead vocals
  • Corky Laing– drums, percussion
  • Steve Knight– organ, mellotron, handbells
  • Beverly Weinstein – art direction
  • Gail Collins– cover artwork, photography

Track listing:

  1. Mississippi Queen – Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, David Rea, Leslie West
  2. Theme for an Imaginary Western- Pete Brown, Jack Bruce
  3. Never in My Life – Gail Collins, Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, Leslie West
  4. Silver Paper – Gail Collins, George Gardos, Steve Knight, Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, Leslie West
  5. For Yasgur’s Farm – Gail Collins, George Gardos, Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, David Rea, Gary Ship
  6. To My Friend – Leslie West
  7. The Laird – Gail Collins, Felix Pappalardi
  8. Sittin’ on a Rainbow – Gail Collins, Corky Laing, Leslie West
  9. Boys in the Band – Gail Collins, Felix Pappalardi

On March 7, 1969.

From Genesis to Revelation

On March 7, 1969, “Decca” label released “From Genesis to Revelation”, the first Genesis album.  It was recorded in September 1968, and was produced by Jonathan King.


  • Tony Banks: Farfisa& Hammond organs, acoustic & electric pianos, backing vocals
  • Peter Gabriel: lead vocals, flute
  • Anthony Phillips: acoustic & electric guitars, backing vocals
  • Mike Rutherford: bass guitar, acoustic & electric guitars, backing vocals
  • John Silver: drums
  • Chris Stewart: drums
  • Strings and horns arranged and conducted by Arthur Greenslade and Lou Warburton

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Phillips, Michael Rutherford, Peter Gabriel and Anthony Banks.

  1. Where the Sour Turns to Sweet
  2. In the Beginning
  3. Fireside Song
  4. The Serpent
  5. Am I Very Wrong
  6. In the Wilderness
  7. The Conqueror
  8. In Hiding
  9. One Day
  10. Window
  11. In Limbo
  12. Silent Sun
  13. A Place to Call My Own