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Ringo Starr: Ringo 2012

On January 30, 2012, “Hip-O” and “UM” labels released “Ringo 2012”, the 17th Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Roccabella West” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Sugar and Ringo Starr.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion,  keyboards, guitar, mixing
  • Steve Dudas – guitar, bass
  • Joe Walsh – guitar
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd – guitar
  • David A. Stewart – guitar, keyboards
  • Matt Cartsonis – mandolin
  • Bruce Sugar – keyboards, piano, horn, arrangement, organ, synth horns, mixing
  • Van Dyke Parks – keyboards, accordion, string arrangement
  • Benmont Tench – organ
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Don Was – bass
  • Michael Bradford – bass
  • Edgar Winter – sax, organ
  • Ann Marie Calhoun – violin
  • Amy Keys – backing vocals
  • Kelly Moneymaker – backing vocals
  • Richard Page – backing vocals
  • Ned Douglas – recording assistant
  • Chris Bellman – mastering
  • Vartan – art direction
  • Mike Fink, Philip Manning, Meire Murakami – design
  • Rob Shanahan – photography
  • Christine Telleck – production manager
  • Adam Starr – product manager

Track listing:

  1. Anthem – Richard Starkey, Glen Ballard
  2. Wings – Rickard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  3. Think It Over – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  4. Samba – Richard Starkey, Van Dyke Parks
  5. Rock Island Line – traditional, arranged by Richard Starkey
  6. Step Lightly – Richard Starkey
  7. Wonderful – Richard Starkey, Gary Nicholson
  8. In Liverpool – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  9. Slow Down – Richard Starkey, Joe Walsh

Guided by Voices: Let’s Go Eat the Factory

On January 24, 2012, “Fire Records” label released “Let’s Go Eat the Factory”, the 17th Guided by Voices album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Chief Runningmouth and The Soft Spoken Trout.

Personnel:

  • Robert Pollard – lead vocals, artwork
  • Tobin Sprout – vocals, guitar, illustrations
  • Mitch Mitchell – guitar
  • Greg Demos – bass
  • Kevin Fennell – drums
  • Jim Pollard – guitar, bass
  • Steve MacDougall – recording
  • Roger Seiby – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Pollard, except where noted.

  1. Laundry & Lasers
  2. The Head – Jim Pollard, Mitch Mitchell, Robert Pollard
  3. Doughnut for a Snowman
  4. Spiderfighter – Tobin Sprout
  5. Hang Mr. Kite
  6. God Loves Us – Jim Pollard, Mitch Mitchell, Robert Pollard, Tobin Sprout
  7. The Unsinkable Fats Domino
  8. Who Invented the Sun – Tobin Sprout
  9. The Big Hat and Toy Show – Greg Demos, Jim Pollard, Robert Pollard
  10. Imperial Racehorsing
  11. How I Met My Mother
  12. Waves – Tobin Sprout
  13. My Europa
  14. Chocolate Boy
  15. The Things That Never Need – Tobin Sprout
  16. Either Nelson
  17. Cyclone Utilities (Remember Your Birthday) – Mitch Mitchell, Robert Pollard
  18. Old Bones – Tobin Sprout
  19. Go Rolling Home – Greg Demos, Robert Pollard
  20. The Room Taking Shape – Greg Demos, Robert Pollard
  21. We Won’t Apologize for the Human Race

Los Lobos: Native Sons

On July 30, 2021, “New West” label released “Native Sons”, the 17th Los Lobos album. It was recorded in 2021, at “Nest Recorders” in Los Angeles. and was produced by Steve Berlin. The album won a 2022 “Grammy Award” in the “Best Americana Album” category.

Personnel:

  • David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez, Jr. – vocals, guitar
  • Little Willie G. – lead and backing vocals
  • Cesar Rosas – vocals, guitar, bass, Hammond B3 organ
  • Conrad Lozano – vocals, bass
  • Phil Parlapiano – keyboards
  • Aaron Ballesteros, David Hidalgo Jr., Jason Lozano – drums
  • Camilo Quinones – percussion
  • Steve Berlin – saxophone, midi saxophone, keyboards
  • Dannie Ramirez – trombone
  • Barrence Whitfield, Enrique González, Jacob G. – backing vocals
  • Chris Sorem – recording, mixing
  • Ruairi O’Flaherty – mastering
  • Mando Tavares – production manager

Track listing:

  1. Love Special Delivery
  2. Misery
  3. Bluebird / For What It’s Worth
  4. Los Chucos Suaves
  5. Jamaica Say You Will
  6. Never No More
  7. Native Son
  8. Farmer John
  9. Dichoso
  10. Sail On, Sailor
  11. The World Is a Ghetto
  12. Flat Top Joint
  13. Where Lovers Go

Dr. John: Goin’ Back to New Orleans

On June 12, 1992, “Warner Bros” label released “Goin’ Back to New Orleans”, the 17th Dr. John album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Ultrasonic Studios” in New Orleans, and was produced by Stewart Levine.

Personnel:

  • Dr. John (Mac Rebennack) – lead vocal, piano, electric piano, organ, guitar
  • Tommy Moran – guitar
  • Chief “Smiley” Ricks, Alfred “Uganda” Roberts, Charles Neville, Cyril Neville – percussion
  • Al Schmitt – engineer
  • Chris Rich, David Farrell, Steve Reynolds – engineer assistant
  • Tom Recchion – art direction, design
  • Lyn Bradley – design
  • Jason Jones – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mac Rebennack, except where noted.

  1. Litanie des Saints
  2. Careless Love – Martha Koenig, Spencer Williams, W. C. Handy
  3. My Indian Red
  4. Mineburg Joys – Charles Melrose, Jellyroll Morton, Leon Roppola, Paul Mayers
  5. I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say – Ferdinand Morton
  6. Basin Street Blues – Spencer Williams
  7. Didn’t He Ramble – Hattie Bolten
  8. Do You Call That a Buddy? – Don Raye, Wesley Wilson
  9. How Come My Dog Don’t Bark (When You Come Around) – Prince Partridge
  10. Goodnight Irene – Huddie Ledbetter, John Lomax
  11. Fess Up
  12. Since I Fell for You – Buddy Johnson
  13. I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead, You Rascal You – Sam Theard
  14. Cabbage Head – Henry Roeland Byrd, Mac Rebennack
  15. Goin’ Home Tomorrow – Alvin Young, Fats Domino
  16. Blue Monday – Dave Bartholomew
  17. Scald Dog Medley / I Can’t Go On – Huey “Piano” Smith, Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino
  18. Goin’ Back to New Orleans – Joe Liggins

The Four Seasons: Chameleon

In May 1972, “Mo West” label released “Chameleon”, the 17th Four Seasons (The) album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Bob Gaudio.

Personnel:

  • Frankie Valli – vocals
  • Bob Gaudio – vocals, keyboards, piano
  • Billy DeLoach – vocals, keyboards
  • Lee Shapiro – vocals, keyboards
  • Joe Long – vocals, bass guitar
  • Demetri Callas – vocals, guitar
  • Paul Wilson – drums
  • Al Ruzicka – keyboards
  • Clay Jordan – guitar

Track listing:

  1. A New Beginning (prelude) – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  2. Sun Country – Bob Gaudio
  3. You’re a Song (That I Can’t Sing) – Bob Gaudio, Brit Gaudio
  4. The Night – Al Ruzicka, Bob Gaudio
  5. A New Beginning – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio
  6. When the Morning Comes – Bob Gaudio
  7. Poor Fool – Al Ruzicka
  8. Touch the Rainchild – Al Ruzicka, Bob Gaudio
  9. Love Isn’t Here (Like it Used to Be) – Bob Gaudio, Britt Gaudio

Kenny Dorham: Una Mas

In January 1964, “Blue Note” label released “Una Mas”, the 17th Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in April 1963, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – voice, trumpet
  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Butch Warren – bass
  • Tony Williams – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Dorham, except where noted

  1. Una Mas (One More Time)
  2. Straight Ahead
  3. Sao Paulo
  4. If Ever I Would Leave You – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe

B. B. King: Completely Well

On December 5, 1969, “Blues Way” label released “Completely Well”, the 17th B.B. King album. It was recorded in June 1969, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – vocals, lead guitar
  • Hugh McCracken – rhythm guitar
  • Paul Harris – organ, acoustic and Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Jerry Jemmott – bass
  • Herbie Lovelle – drums
  • Bert “Super Charts” DeCoteaux – string and horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. So Excited – B.B. King, Gerald Jemmott
  2. No Good – Ferdinand Washington, B.B. King
  3. You’re Losin’ Me – Ferdinand Washington, B.B. King
  4. What Happened – B.B. King
  5. Confessin’ the Blues – Jay McShann, Walter Brown
  6. Key to My Kingdom – Maxwell Davis, Joe Josea, Claude Baum
  7. Cryin’ Won’t Help You Now – Sam Ling, Jules Taub
  8. You’re Mean – B.B. King, Gerald Jemmott, Hugh McCracken, Paul Harris, Herbie Lovelle
  9. The Thrill Is Gone – Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins

Donald Byrd: Fuego

In July 1960, “Blue Note” label released “Fuego”, the 17th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in October 1959, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs”, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Duke Pearson – piano
  • Doug Watkins – bass
  • Lex Humphries – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd.

  1. Fuego
  2. Bup a Loup
  3. Funky Mama
  4. Low Life
  5. Lament
  6. Amen

Jackie McLean: Jackie’s Bag

In June 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Jackie’s Bag”, the 17th Jackie McLean album. It was recorded January 1959 – September 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Sonny Clark – piano
  • Kenny Drew – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Tina Brooks – tenor saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackie McLean except where noted.

  1. Quadrangle
  2. Blues Inn
  3. Fidel
  4. Appointment in Ghana
  5. A Ballad for Doll
  6. Isle of Java – Tina Brooks

Joe Henderson: Canyon Lady

In May 1975, “Milestone” label released “Canyon Lady”, the 17th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1973, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, US, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mark Levine – acoustic piano
  • George Duke – electric piano
  • John Heard – double bass
  • Eric Gravatt – drums
  • Carmelo Garcia – timbales
  • Victor Pantoja – congas
  • Francisco Aguabella – congas
  • Julian Priester – trombone
  • Nicholas Tenbroek – trombone
  • Luis Gasca – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Oscar Brashear – trumpet
  • John Hunt – trumpet
  • Hadley Caliman – flute, tenor sax
  • Ray Pizzi – flute
  • Vincent Denham – flute
  • Jim Stern – recording engineer
  • Tony Lane – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Tres Palabras – Osvaldo Farres
  2. Las Palmas – Joe Henderson
  3. Canyon Lady – Mark Levine
  4. All Things Considered – Mark Levine