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On June 11, 1996.

On June 11, 1996, “Sony 550” label released “T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.”, the eight George Clinton album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by George Clinton.

Personnel:

  • George Clinton – vocals, illustrations, executive producer
  • Steve Boyd – vocals, guitar
  • Michael Hampton, Gary James, Craig Love, Dewayne Blackbyrd McKnight, Garry Shider – guitar
  • Phelps “Catfish” Collins – rhythm guitar
  • Bernie Worrell – keyboards
  • Joseph “Amp” Fidder – vocals, keyboards
  • Clip Payne – vocals, keyboards
  • Junie Morrison – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Jerome Rodgers – vocals, synthesizer
  • Colin Wolfe – Wurlitzer, keyboards, percussion, drum programming
  • Bootsy Collins – vocals, bass
  • Lige Curry – bass
  • Rodney Curtis – bass
  • Billy “Bass” Nelson – bass
  • Cardell Mosson – bass
  • John Davis – vocals, bass
  • Eli Fountain – drums
  • Charlie Wilson, Kelly Cowan, Lashonda Clinton, Ray Davis, Sheila Brody, Pat Lewis, Olivia Ewing, Diane Fulmar, Paul Hill, Robert “P-Nut” Johnson, Louis “Babbling” Kabbabie, Rob Manzoli, Debra Killings, Kristen Gray, Dawn Knight, Tracey Lewis, Jeff Patterson, William Payne, Grady Thomas, Derrick “Frogg” Rossen, Ann Sheriff, Joi, Belita Woods, Andre Williams – vocals
  • MC Breed – rapping
  • Erick Sermon – rapping, mixing
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Paul Riser – string arrangements
  • Greg Boyer – trombone
  • Bennie Cowan – trumpet
  • Gregory Thomas – saxophone
  • Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby – vocals, DJ
  • Gary “Mudbone” Cooper – vocals, drumbeat
  • Chris Baker, Cary Corey, Guy Daniels, Carl Glover, Brian Remenick – engineer
  • Joe Alexander, Mark Bass, Larry Fergusson, David Kennedy, Neil Pogue, Kevin Parker, Greg Reilly – engineer, mixing
  • Roger Lomas – mastering
  • Phil “Digital Dali” Carling – cover art
  • Ronald Edwards – artwork
  • Stozo Da Klown, Toons – assistant art director
  • Over-10 Void – artwork, cover art
  • Artsui Tribe – back cover illustration
  • Overton Lloyd – illustrations
  • Pedro Bell – back cover
  • Richard White – graphics
  • Charlie Pizzarello – photography
  • Jerry Ewing – linear notes

Track listing:

  1. If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It’s Gonna Be You) – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper
  2. Summer Swim – George Clinton, Jr.; Walter “Junni” Morrison
  3. Funky Kind (Gonna Knock It Down) – George Clinton, Jr.; Joseph “Amp” Fiddler; Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby; Tracey “Treylewd” Lewis
  4. Mathematics – George Clinton, Jr.; Dewayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight
  5. Hard as Steel – George Clinton, Jr.
  6. New Spaceship – George Clinton, Jr.
  7. Underground Angel – George Clinton, Jr.; Steve “Go Ask Armen” Boyd; Derrick “Frog” Rossen; Mike Wilder
  8. Let’s Get Funky – George Clinton, Jr.; Joseph “Amp” Fiddler
  9. Flatman and Bobbin – George Clinton, Jr.; Ronald Dunbar; Belita Woods; Derrick “Frog” Rossen
  10. Sloppy Seconds – George Clinton, Jr.; William “Bootsy” Collins; Bernie “All The Woo” Worrell; Dewayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight; Belita Woods
  11. Rock the Party – George Clinton, Jr.; Olivia Ewing; Thomas “Bubbs” Fiddler; L. Mathew
  12. Get Your Funk On – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; David Spradley
  13. A.P.O.A.F.O.M. (Fly Away) – George Clinton, Jr.; Debra Barsha; Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby
  14. If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It’s Gonna Be You) [Colin Wolfe Mix) – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper

 

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On June 3, 1996.

On June 2, 1996, “Grapevine” label released “Soft Vengeance”, the 14th Manfred Mann’s Earth Band album. It was recorded 1992 – 1996, at Workhouse Studios” in  London, and was produced by Manfred Mann and  Richard James Burgess.

Personnel:

  • Manfred Mann- keyboards, programming
  • Chris Thompson- vocals
  • Mick Rogers- guitars
  • Dave Farmer – drums
  • Clive Bunker- drums
  • Steve Kinch- bass
  • Noel McCalla– vocals
  • Russell Hoban- speech
  • Richard Marcangelo– drums
  • Richard James Burgess– drums
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Andy Pask– bass
  • Tony Patler – bass
  • Gary Farmer – guitar
  • Clem Clempson– guitar
  • Mitch Dalton – guitar
  • Tony Patler – guitar
  • Gary Sanctuary- Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Linda Taylor – backing vocals
  • Maggie Ryder- backing vocals
  • Carol Kenyon- backing vocals
  • Janice Hoyte – backing vocals
  • Diane Byrch – backing vocals
  • Stevie Lange – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Pleasure and Pain – Mike Chapman, Holly Knight
  2. Play with Fire – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. Nothing Ever Happens – Justin Currie
  4. Shelter from The Storm – Bob Dylan
  5. Tumbling Ball – Mark Spiro
  6. The Price I Pay – Robert Cray, Dennis Walker
  7. Lose The Touch – Cyril Schumann
  8. Adults Only – Manfred Mann
  9. Wherever Love Drops — Part One – Manfred Mann, Russell Hoban
  10. The Complete History Of Sexual Jealousy – Nick Currie
  11. 99 lb – Dannie Bryant
  12. Miss You – Cyril Schumann
  13. Nature Of The Beast – Doc Neeson, Geoffrey Leib
  14. Wherever Love Drops — Part Two – Manfred Mann, Russell Hoban, Anthony Moore

On May 25, 1996.

On May 25, 1996, “InsideOut” label released “Retropolis”, the second Flower Kings studio album. It was recorded December 1985 – March 1986, and was produced by Don Azzaro.

Personnel:

  • Roine Stolt- vocals, guitars, keyboards, engineer, mixing (by the name DexterFrank Jr.), sleeve design assistant (by the name Hippiefied Art)
  • Tomas Bodin– keyboards
  • Michael Stolt- bass guitar
  • Jaime Salazar– drums
  • Hans Bruniusson– percussion
  • Hasse Fröberg– vocals
  • Ulf Wallander- soprano saxophone
  • Per Aleskog – cover art
  • DCM – sleeve design assistan
  • Lilian Forsberg – photography
  • Tegelmann – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roine Stolt, except where noted.

  1. Rhythm Of Life – Tomas Bodin
  2. Retropolis
  3. Rhythm of the Sea
  4. There Is More To This World
  5. Romancing The City – Tomas Bodin
  6. The Melting Point
  7. Silent Sorrow
  8. The Judas Kiss
  9. Retropolis by Night – Tomas Bolin
  10. Flora Majora
  11. The Road Back Home

On May 20, 1996.

On May 20, 1996, “Nox Music” label released “Stare”, the third Gorky Park album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, at “MIR Studios” in Los Angeles, “GDRZ Studio – 5” in Moscow, and was produced by Alexandre “Big Sasha” Minkov, Alexei Belov, Alexandre “Jan” Janenkov, Alexandre “Little Sasha” Lvov and Nikolai Kuzminih.

Personnel:

  • Alexandre “Big Sasha” Minkov – lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Alexei Belov – guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Alexandre “Jan” Janenkov – guitar
  • Alexandre “Little Sasha” Lvov – drums
  • Nikolai Kuzminih – keyboards
  • Allan Holdsworth– guitar
  • Dorothy Colman – harmonica, backing vocals
  • Ester Nicholson, Latonya Reed – backing vocals
  • Ron Powel – percussion
  • Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra- orchestral arrangements

Track listing:

All music by Alexei Belov, except where noted.

  1. Stare – lyrics by Johannes, N.Shneider
  2. California Promises – lyrics by Alexei Belov
  3. Five Wheel Drive – lyrics by Johannes, N.Shneider
  4. Ego – music by Alexei Belov, Alexandre Minkov, lyrics by Johannes, N.Shneider
  5. Stop the World I Want to Get Off – lyrics by Alexei Belov
  6. Taga – music by Nikolai Kuzminih
  7. Don’t Make Me Stay – lyrics by Alexei Belov
  8. Live For…- lyrics by Alexei Belov
  9. Scared – lyric by Alexei Belov
  10. Animal Shelter – lyrics by Johannes, N.Shneider
  11. Ocean – Alexei Belov

 

On May 14, 1996.

On May 14, 1996, “Carrot Top” label released “Milk and Scissors”, the second Handsome Family album. It was recorded 1995 – 199, at “Kingsize Sound Laboratories” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Dave Trumfio, Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks and Mike Werner.

Personnel:

  • Brett Sparks – vocals, guitar, dobro, organ, harmonica, lap steel
  • Rennie Sparks – vocals, bass
  • Mike Werner – percussion
  • Diane Murphy – band photo
  • Brad Miller – cover photo
  • Rennie & Mike, Sheila Sachs – design

Tracks listing:

All music by Brett Sparks, all lyrics by Rennie Sparks, except where noted.

  1. Lake Geneva
  2. Winnebago Skeletons
  3. Drunk By Noon
  4. The House Carpenter – traditional, arranged by Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks and Mike Werner, inspired by Clarence Ashley’s 1930 recording
  5. The Dutch Boy
  6. The King Who Wouldn’t Smile
  7. Emily Shore 1819-1839
  8. 3-Legged Dog – Darrell Sparks
  9. #1 Country Song – Brett Sparks
  10. Amelia Earhart vs. The Dancing Bear
  11. Tin Foil
  12. Puddin’ Fingers – Mike Werner

On April 21, 1997.

On April 21, 1997, “Delicious Vinyl” label released “Shelter”, the fourth Brand New Heavies studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by Simon Bartholomew, Siedah Garrett, Jan Kincaid and Andrew Levy.

Personnel:

  • Simon Bartholomew – guitars
  • Siedah Garrett– vocals
  • Jan Kincaid – vocals, keyboards, drums
  • Andrew Levy – bass, percussion
  • Bob Power, Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Bartholomew, Siedah Garrett, Jan Kincaid and Andrew Levy, except where noted.

  1. I Like It
  2. Sometimes
  3. Shelter
  4. You Are the Universe
  5. Crying Water
  6. Day by Day
  7. Feels Like Right
  8. Highest High
  9. Stay Gone
  10. You’ve Got a Friend – Carole King
  11. Once Twice Enough
  12. After Forever
  13. Last to Know

On April 15, 1996.

On April 15, 1996, “Verve” label released “Number Two Express”, the second Christian McBride studio album. It was recorded in 1995 at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Seidel and Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride– upright and electric bass
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Gary Bartz– alto saxophone
  • Kenny Garrett– alto saxophone
  • Steve Nelson – vibes
  • Mino Cinelu– percussion
  • Jack DeJohnette– drums
  • Jim Anderson– recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Whirling Dervish
  2. Youthful Bliss
  3. Tones for Joan’s Bones – Chick Corea
  4. EGAD
  5. Miyako – Wayne Shorter
  6. Divergence
  7. Jayne – Ornette Coleman
  8. Morning Story
  9. Grove
  10. Little Sunflower – Freddie Hubbard