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On January 25, 1996.

On January 25, 1996, Albert Bernard Grossman died aged 58. He was entrepreneur and manager, best known as manager of Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Peter, Paul and Mary, The Band, Todd Rundgren, Odetta, Gordon Lightfoot and Ian & Sylvia. In 1969 he built the “Bearsville Recording Studio” near Woodstock, and in 1970 he founded “Bearsville Records”.

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On January 9, 1996.

On January 9, 1996, “Anthem” label released “Victor”, debut Alex Lifeson solo album. It was recorded October 1994 – July 1995, at “Lerxst Sound” (Alex Lifeson’s home studio), and was produced by Alex Lifeson.

Personnel:

  • Alex Lifeson- spoken vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, mandola, programming
  • Les Claypool, Peter Cardinali- bass
  • Bill Bell – guitar
  • Dalbello, Edwin- lead vocals
  • Blake Manning- drums
  • Colleen Allen– horn
  • Charlene Lifeson, Esther – dialogue

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Care – Alex Lifeson
  2. Promise – Alex Lifeson, Bill Bell
  3. Start Today – Alex Lifeson
  4. X – Alex Lifeson
  5. At the End – Alex Lifeson, Adrian Zivojinovich
  6. Sending Out a Warning – Alex Lifeson, Bill Bell
  7. Shut Up Shuttin’ Up – Alex Lifeson, Bill Bell, Charlene Lifeson , Esther
  8. Strip and Go Naked – Alex Lifeson, Bill Bell
  9. The Big Dance – Alex Lifeson, Adrian Zivojinovich
  10. Victor – Lifeson,  H. Auden (based on a poem by W. H. Auden)
  11. I Am the Spirit – Alex Lifeson, Bill Bell

 

On January 1, 1996.

On January 1, 1996, “EMI” label released “Inquilaab” (Revolution) the third Junoon studio album. It was recorded 1994-1996 at “Aamir Hasan Studios” in Karachi, Pakistan, “Sound on Sound Studios”, “Pyramid Studios”, and was produced by Brian O’Connell and Salman Ahmad.

Personnel:

  • Ali Azmat- vocals
  • Salman Ahmad- lead guitar, backing vocals, art concept
  • Brian O’Connell- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Malcolm Goveas – drums
  • Ashiq Ali Mir – tablas, dholak
  • Rohail Hyatt – co-producer
  • Aamir Hasan – mixing, engineering, sound production
  • Tahir Gul Hassan – additional mixing
  • Z. Rowdy, Ehtisham-ul-Haq – assistant recording engineer
  • Shehzad Hasan & Tabish – assistant
  • Arif Mehmood – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Salman Ahmad and Sabir Zafar, except “Dosti” by Kannan Rashid.

  1. (Untitled) – Intro
  2. Mera Mahi
  3. Saeein
  4. Rooh Ki Pyas
  5. Husan Walo
  6. Iltija
  7. Khoeey Ankhein
  8. Chalay Thay Saath
  9. Mein Nay Kabhi
  10. Dosti
  11. Mein Kaun Hoon
  12. National Anthem
  13. Jazba-e-Junoon

On December 24, 2015.

On December 24, 2015, William Franklin Guest died aged 74. He was singer, best known as member of Gladys Knight & the Pips. His vocal can be heard on all of the group’s major hits, including “Midnight Train To Georgia”, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” and “Neither One Of Us”. In 1996, Guest was inducted to the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” with Gladys Knight & the Pips.

On November 25, 1996.

On November 25, 1996, “MCA” label released “Someday Maybe”, the fourth Clarks album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Tim Bomba.

Personnel:

• Scott Blasey – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
• Robert James – electric guitar, vocals
• Greg Joseph – bass guitar, vocals
• Dave Minarik – drums, vocals
• Jim Baldree – engineer
• Tim Bomba – engineer, mixing, percussion
• Barney Lee – engineer
• Dave Collins – mastering
• Mike Fraser – mixing
• Scott Gormley – mixing assistant
• Time Stedman – art direction
• Michael Wilson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Blasey, Robert James, Greg Joseph and Jimmer Podrasky.

1. Stop!
2. Courtney
3. Mercury
4. Rain
5. Caroline
6. Never Let You Down
7. Fatal
8. The Box
9. One Day In My Life
10. No Place Called Home
11. Everything Has Changed
12. These Wishes
13. Last Call
14. Hollywood
15. Lost and Found

 

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Island” label released “The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys”, the fifth Traffic studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Winwood. In 1996, the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood– lead vocals, guitar, piano, organ
  • Jim Capaldi– lead vocals and backing vocals, percussion
  • Chris Wood– saxophone, flute
  • Ric Grech– bass, violin
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • Mike Kellie– drums
  • Brian Humphries – engineer
  • Tony Wright– cover art
  • Richard Polak – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hidden Treasure – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  2. The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  3. Light Up or Leave Me Alone – Jim Capaldi
  4. Rock & Roll Stew – Ric Grech, Jim Gordon
  5. Many a Mile to Freedom – Steve Winwood, Anna Capaldi
  6. Rainmaker – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi

On October 15, 1996.

On October 15, 1996, “Columbia” label released “Breathe”, the ninth Midnight Oil studio album. It was recorded in 1996, in Sydney and New Orleans, and was produced by Malcolm Burn.

Personnel:

  • Peter Garrett- lead vocals
  • Bones Hillman- bass, vocals
  • Rob Hirst- drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie- guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Martin Rotsey– guitars
  • Malcolm Burn- guitars, organ, bass
  • Emmylou Harris– vocals
  • Buddy Miller– guitars
  • Daryl Johnson – djembe
  • Ethan Allan – piano

Track listing:

  1. Underwater – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  2. Surf’s Up Tonight – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  3. Common Ground – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  4. Time to Heal – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  5. Sins of Omission – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey, Malcolm Burn
  6. One Too Many Times – Jim Moginie
  7. Star of Hope – Jim Moginie
  8. In the Rain – Peter Garrett
  9. Bring on the Change – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  10. Home – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  11. E-Beat – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  12. Barest Degree – Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst
  13. Gravelrash – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey