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On March 25, 1997.

On March 25, 1997, “Alligator” label released “Reckless”, the 22nd Luther Allison album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Jim Gaines.

Personnel:

  • Luther Allison – vocals, guitar
  • Marla Glen – vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Luther Allison and James Solberg, except where noted.

  1. Low Down and Dirty – Bernard Allison
  2. You Can Run but You Can’t Hide – Paul Butterfield, Henry Glover
  3. Living in the House of the Blues – Jerry Williams
  4. You Can, You Can
  5. Will It Ever Change?
  6. Just As I Am
  7. There Comes a Time
  8. Drowning at the Bottom
  9. Playin’ a Losin’ Game – Bernard Allison, Luther Allison
  10. It’s a Blues Thing
  11. Cancel My Check
  12. Pain in the Streets
  13. You’re Gonna Make Me Cry – Deadric Malone
  14. I’m Back

March 17, 1998.

On March 17, 1998, “Tzadik” label released “Busy Being Born”, the fourth Gary Lucas album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Gary Lucas and Kazunori Sugiyama.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lucas– vocals, acoustic, electric and steel guitar
  • Greg Cohen– bass guitar
  • Jonathan Kane – drums
  • Larry Fine – vocals
  • John Zorn– saxophone
  • Misako Kano – piano
  • Kenny Hurwitz – vocals
  • Tim Kalliches – engineering
  • Sascha von Oertzen – engineering
  • Irene Trudel – engineering
  • Allan Tucker – mastering
  • Ikue Mori– design
  • André Grossmann – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Lucas, except where noted.

  1. Adon Olom (instrumental) – traditional
  2. Adon Olom – (vocal) – traditional
  3. Shekhinah
  4. Sandman
  5. Sunrise Sunset – Jerry Brock, Sheldon Harnick
  6. Tradition – Jerry Brock, Sheldon Harnick
  7. The Mensch in the Moon – Walter Horn, Gary Lucas
  8. Lydia, The Tattooed Lady – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
  9. Crawlspace
  10. Dayenu / Dreidei – traditional
  11. Fleisherei – Green, Lerner, Timberg
  12. A Hundred pounds of Clay – Luther Dixon, Bob Elgin, Kay Rogers
  13. The Seven faces of Dr. Lao – Leigh Haarline
  14. Abie the Fishman
  15. Hinay Ma Tov – traditional
  16. Theme from Exodus – Ernest Gold
  17. Adon olom (acappella) – traditional

On March 11, 1997.

On March 11, 1997, “Thirsty Ear Recordings” label released “York (First Exit to Brooklyn)”, album by The Foetus Symphony Orchestra featuring Lydia Lunch. It was recorded on July 18, 1996, at “The Anchorage” in New York City, and was produced by J. G. Thirlwell.

Personnel:

  • G. Thirlwell– vocals, conch, tin whistle illustrations
  • Steve Bernstein – trumpet, slide trumpet
  • Oren Bloedow– guitar, electric Oud
  • Brian Emrich– bass guitar, EBow, keyboard bass
  • Lydia Lunch– spoken word
  • David Ouimet– trombone
  • Marcus Rojas– tuba, didgeridoo
  • Vinnie Signorelli– drums
  • Rob Sutton – engineering
  • Kurt Wolf – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by J. G. Thirlwell.

  1. Black Adonis
  2. Crumpled City
  3. Puddlin’ Doorway
  4. Egomaniacs With Insecurity Problems
  5. Arschficken

On March 11, 1997.

On March 11, 1997, “ECM New Series” label released “Volcano Songs”, the tenth Meredith Monk album. It was recorded 1988 – 1994, and was produced by Tina Pelikan

Personnel:

  • Meredith Monk– vocals
  • Allison Easter – vocals, photography
  • Dina Emerson – vocals
  • Katie Geissinger – vocals
  • Harry Huff – piano
  • Nurit Tilles – piano
  • James A. Farber – engineering
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug– engineering
  • Michael Hofstetter – design
  • Tina Pelikan – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Meredith Monk.

Volcano Songs: Duets (1993)

  1. Walking Song
  2. Lost Wind
  3. Hips Dance
  4. Cry 1
  5. New York Requiem

Volcano Songs: Solos (1994)

  1. Offering
  2. Boat Man
  3. Skip Song
  4. Old Lava
  5. Cry 2
  6. Petersburg Waltz
  7. Three Heavens and Hells

From Light Songs (1988)

  1. Click Song #1
  2. Click Song #2

On March 2, 1998.

On March 2, 1998, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Pennsylvania”, the eleventh Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– vocals, organ, virtual voices
  • Tom Herman – guitar, bass, tack piano, snare
  • Jim Jones– guitar, bass, organ
  • Robert Wheeler – EML & digital synthesizers, theremin, organ
  • Michele Temple – bass, guitar, organ, piano
  • Steve Mehlman – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Woolie Bullie
  2. Highwaterville
  3. TXT
  4. Urban Lifestyle
  5. Silent Spring
  6. Mr Wheeler
  7. Muddy Waters
  8. Slow
  9. Drive
  10. Indiangiver
  11. Monday Morning
  12. Perfume
  13. Fly’s Eye
  14. The Duke’s Saharan Ambitions
  15. Wheelhouse

 

 

On February 18, 1998.

On February 18, 1998, “Arion Records / Sound Resources” labels released “On to Evermore”, the third Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.

Personnel:

  • Fred Schendel – leadand backing vocals,  keyboards,  guitars, sitar, mandolin, flute, drums
  • Steve Babb – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, bass, percussion
  • Walter Moore – lead and backing vocals, guitars, drums
  • David Carter – guitars, backing vocals
  • Tracy Cloud – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. On to Evermore
  2. The mayor of Longview
  3. The Conflict
  4. Muse
  5. Arianna
  6. Only Red
  7. This Fading Age
  8. Junkyard Angel
  9. Twilight on Longview
  10. Wind – hidden track

 

 

 

On February 16, 1998.

On February 16, 1998, “Universal Records” label released “Come Clean”, the third Curve studio album. It was recorded July 1996 – September 1997, and was produced by Tim Simenon and Steve Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Dean Garcia – bass, guitar, drums, programming, engineer
  • Toni Halliday – vocals, engineer
  • Sally Herbert – violin
  • Alan Moulder – guitar
  • Jason Welch – drums
  • Oskar Paul – Moog synthesizer, engineer
  • Tim Simenon – arranger
  • Steve Osborne – arranger
  • Ben Hillier – engineer
  • Darren Nash – assistant engineer
  • Tom Rixton – assistant engineer
  • Richard Harrington – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dean Garcia and Toni Halliday.

  1. Chinese Burn
  2. Coming Up Roses
  3. Something Familiar
  4. Dog Bone
  5. Alligators Getting Up
  6. Dirty High
  7. Killer Baby
  8. Sweetback
  9. Forgotten Sanity
  10. Cotton Candy
  11. Beyond Reach
  12. Come Clean
  13. Recovery