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On September 20, 1994.

On September 20, 1994, “Enemy Records” label released “Bad Boys of the Arctic”, album by Gary Lucas. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Gary Lucas and Murray Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lucas – vocals, guitar, sampler
  • Anthony Coleman – piano 
  • Jared Nickerson – bass guitar 
  • Jean Chaine – bass guitar
  • Ernie Brooks – bass guitar 
  • Greg Cohen – acoustic bass guitar
  • Sammy Merendino – sampler, drums
  • Jonathan Kane – drums
  • Tony Thunder Smith – drums
  • Gregg Bendian – percussion 
  • Sonya Cohen – spoken word
  • Dina Emerson – spoken word
  • Kumiko Kimoto – spoken word
  • Kenny & Larry – spoken word
  • Anthony Kane – Jew’s harp 
  • Eric Kory – cello 
  • Fredrick Lonberg-Holm – cello
  • A. Leroy – spinet
  • Bill Ruyle – hammered dulcimer 
  • Chuck Valle – engineering
  • Jon Altschiller – engineering
  • Jason Candler – engineering
  • Murray Weinstock – engineering
  • Brad Worrell – engineering
  • Manfred Rahs – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Lucas, except where noted.

  1. After Strange Gods
  2. Poison I.V. League
  3. Jericho
  4. Children’s March / Over the Hills and Far Away – Percy Graininger
  5. Exit, Pursued by a Bear
  6. I Want to Play Your Guitar
  7. They Can’t Believe He’s Risen Again
  8. Out from Under
  9. Let’s Go Swimming – Arthur Russell
  10. The Nightmare of History
  11. Vampire Circus
  12. Cantina

On September 6, 1994.

On September 6, 1994, “Discovery” label released “Love Is Always Seventeen”, the sixth David Gates album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by David Gates.

Personnel:

  • David Gates – vocals, acoustic guitar, arranger
  • Larry Knetchel – piano
  • Matt Rollings – keyboards
  • Steve Nathan – keyboards
  • Brent Mason – electric guitar
  • Lee Roy Parnell – slide guitar
  • Paul Franklin – steel guitar
  • Terry McMillan – harmonica
  • Rob Hajacos – fiddle
  • Jerry Douglas – dobro
  • Michael Haynes – flugelhorn
  • Glenn Worf – bass
  • Michael Rhodes – bass
  • Eddie Bayers – drums
  • Paul Leim – drums
  • Billy Dean, Victoria Shaw, W.O. Smith Music School Singers – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by David Gates.

  1. Avenue of Love
  2. Love Is Always Seventeen
  3. Ordinary Man
  4. I Will Wait for You
  5. Save This Dance for Me
  6. No Secrets in a Small Town
  7. Heart, It’s All Over
  8. I Don’t Want to Share Your Love
  9. I Can’t Find the Words to Say Goodbye
  10. Dear World
  11. Thankin’ You Sweet Baby James

On August 13, 2021.

On August 13, 2021, Nanci Caroline Griffith died aged 68. She was musician (guitar), singer and songwriter, toured and recorded with The Crickets, John Prine, Iris DeMent, Suzy Bogguss, Judy Collins, Emmylou Harris, Mary Black, John Prine, Don McLean, Jimmy Buffett, Dolores Keane, Willie Nelson, Adam Duritz, The Chieftains, John Stewart, Darius Rucker and Buddy Holly’s band. In 1994, Griffith won “Grammy Award” for “Best Contemporary Folk Album”, in 1995, she was awarded the “Kate Wolf Memorial Award” by the “World Folk Music Association”, and in 2008, the “Americana Music Association” awarded her its “Americana Trailblazer Award”. Griffith released 18th studio and 2 live albums.

On August 12, 1994.

On August 12, 1994, “Subharmonic” label released “Visitation”, album by Bill Laswell and Jonah Sharp. It was recorded in 1994, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Jonah Sharp.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell – musical arrangements, photography
  • Jonah Sharp – musical arrangements
  • Robert Musso – programming, engineer
  • Layng Martine – assistant engineer
  • Aldo Sampieri – design

Trackl listing:

  1. Zurvan Akara – Bill Laswell, Jonah Sharp
  2. Aion – Bill Laswell

On July 5, 1994.

On July 5, 1994, “Play It Again Sam” label released “Hot Boxing”, the second Magnapop studio album. It was recorded in August 1993 at “Pedernales Recording Studio” in Austin, Texas, “Bosstown Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Bob Mould.

Personnel:

  • Linda Hopper – lead vocals
  • Ruthie Morris – guitar, backing vocals
  • Shannon Mulvaney – bass guitar
  • David McNair – drums
  • Jim Wilson – engineer
  • David Collins – remastering
  • Valerie Raimonde – design
  • Ruth Leitman – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Linda Hopper and Ruthie Morris.

  1. Slowly, Slowly
  2. Texas
  3. Lay It Down
  4. Here It Comes
  5. Piece of Cake
  6. Free Mud
  7. Leo
  8. The Crush
  9. Ride
  10. In the Way
  11. Idiot Song
  12. Get It Right
  13. Emergency
  14. Skinburns

On June 17, 1994.

On June 17, 1994, “Güt / For Life Music” labels released “Sweet Revenge”, the tenth Ryuichi Sakamoto album. It was recorded in 1993, at “11-K Studios”, “Clindton Studios”, “Unique Studios”, “Skyline Studios”, “Right Track Studios” in New York City, “Paradise Studios”, “Sedic Studios” in Tokyo, and “Metropolis Studios”, “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – vocals, keyboards, percussion, programming
  • Amadeo Pace – guitar
  • Romero Lubambo – guitar
  • Hiroshi Takano – guitar
  • Lawrence Feldman – bass clarinet
  • Cyro Baptista – percussion
  • David Nadien – string section leader
  • J-Me – vocals
  • Vivien Sessoms – vocals
  • Holly Johnson – vocals
  • Latasha Natasha Diggs – vocals
  • Paul Alexander – vocals
  • Arto Lindsay – vocals
  • Roddy Frame – vocals
  • Miki Imai – vocals
  • Towa Tei – programming
  • Satoshi Tomiie – programming, arrangements
  • Jean-Baptiste Mondino – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

  1. Tokyo Story
  2. Moving On
  3. 二人の果て
  4. Regret
  5. Pounding At My Heart
  6. Love and Hate
  7. Sweet Revenge
  8. 7 Seconds
  9. Anna
  10. Same Dream, Same Destination
  11. Psychedelic Afternoon
  12. Interruptions
  13. 君と僕と彼女のこと

On May 23, 1995.

On May 23, 1995, “Giant” label released “Mutineer”, the ninth Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Warren Zevon.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Peter Asher – additional vocals
  • Rosemary Butler – additional vocals
  • Jorge Calderón – bass guitar, additional vocals
  • Bruce Hornsby – accordion
  • Larry Klein – bass
  • David Lindley – fiddle, cittern 
  • Michael Wolff – keyboards
  • Duncan Aldrich – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. Seminole Bingo – Carl Hiaasen, Warren Zevon
  2. Something Bad Happened to a Clown
  3. Similar to Rain
  4. The Indifference of Heaven
  5. Jesus Was a Cross Maker – Judee Sill
  6. Poisonous Lookalike
  7. Piano Fighter
  8. Rottweiler Blues – Carl Hiaasen, Warren Zevon
  9. Monkey Wash Donkey Rinse – Duncan Aldrich, Warren Zevon
  10. Mutineer

On May 21, 1996.

On May 21, 1996, “Interscope” label released “Bringing Down the Horse”, the second Wallflowers (The) studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1996, at “Sunset Sound” and “House of Blues Sunset” in Hollywood, “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, “O’Henry Sound Studios” in Burbank, “Brooklyn Studios” in Brooklyn, and was produced by T – Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Michael Ward – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Rami Jaffee – Hammond B3 organ, keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • Greg Richling – bass guitar
  • Jon Brion – lead guitar
  • Mike Campbell – slide guitar 
  • Leo LeBlanc – pedal steel guitar; dobro
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Stephen Bruton – background vocals
  • Gary Louris – background vocals
  • Michael Penn – background vocals
  • Sam Phillips – background vocals
  • Adam Duritz – background vocals
  • Tom Lord-Alge – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan.

  1. One Headlight
  2. 6th Avenue Heartache
  3. Bleeders
  4. Three Marlenas
  5. The Difference
  6. Invisible City
  7. Laughing Out Loud
  8. Josephine
  9. God Don’t Make Lonely Girls
  10. Angel on My Bike
  11. I Wish I Felt Nothing

On April 11, 1995.

On April 11, 1995, “RCA” label released “You’d Prefer an Astronaut”, the third Hum studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Playground” in Chicago, “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Keith Cleversley, Matt Talbott, Jeff Dimpsey, Tim Lash and Bryan St. Pere.

Personnel:

  • Matt Talbott – vocals, guitar
  • Tim Lash – guitar
  • Jeff Dimpsey – bass
  • Bryan St. Pere – drums

Track listing:

  1. Little Dipper
  2. The Pod
  3. Stars
  4. Suicide Machine
  5. The Very Old Man
  6. Why I Like the Robins
  7. I’d Like Your Hair Long
  8. I Hate It Too
  9. Songs of Farewell and Departure

On April 3, 1995.

On April 3, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Thrak” the eleventh King Crimson studio album. It was recorded October – December 1994, and was produced by David Bottrill, Belew, Bill Bruford, Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp – electric guitar, Mellotron, soundscapes
  • Adrian Belew – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Tony Levin – bass guitar, Chapman Stick, electric upright bass, backing vocals
  • Trey Gunn – Chapman Stick, Warr guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Bruford – drums, percussion
  • Pat Mastelotto – drums, percussion
  • David Bottrill – production, recording

Track listing:

All lyrics by Adrian Belew, except where noted, all music by Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

  1. Vroom
  2. Cod: Marine 475 – lyrics by Robert Fripp
  3. Dinosaur
  4. Walking on Air
  5. B’Boom
  6. Thrak
  7. Inner Garden I
  8. People
  9. Radio I
  10. One Time
  11. Radio II
  12. Inner Garden II
  13. Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream
  14. Vrooom Vrooom
  15. Vrooom Vrooom: Coda