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On September 23, 1997.

On September 23, 1997, “Paradigm Records” label released “The Hangover”, the second Gilby Clarke studio album. It was recorded in 1997 and was produced by C.J. DeVillar and Gilby Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Gilby Clarke- lead vocals, guitars, bass, mellotron, drums
  • Waddy Watchel- guitars
  • Ryan Roxie- guitars
  • Teddy Andreadis- piano, Hammond, harmonica
  • J. DeVillar – bass, backing vocals
  • Will Effertz- bass, backing vocals
  • Phil Soussan- bass
  • Clem Burke- drums
  • Sandy Chila – drums, percussion
  • Mike Fasano- drums
  • Eric Singer- drums
  • Ovis – horns, background vocals
  • Kyle Vincent – background vocals
  • Jason Alt – background vocals
  • Roberta Freeman – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gilby Clarke, except where noted.

  1. Wasn’t Yesterday Great
  2. It’s Good Enough for Rock N’ Roll
  3. Zip Gun
  4. Higher
  5. Mickey Marmalade
  6. Blue Grass Mosquito
  7. Happiness Is a Warm Gun – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Hang on to Yourself – David Bowie
  9. The Worst
  10. Captain Chaos
  11. Punk Rock Pollution

 

On September 16, 1997.

On September 16, 1997, “Cuneiform” label released “The Devouring”, the seventh Djam Karet studio album. It was recorded March 1996 – March 1997 and was produced by Gayle Ellett, Chuck Oken Jr., and Henry J. Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Gayle Ellett – electric, 12-string acoustic, and 24-string steel acoustic guitar, koto, guitar synthesizer,  keyboards,  organ, mellotron, sampler, theremin, electronics, percussion
  • Chuck Oken, Jr. – drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Henry J. Osborne – bass guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Judy Garp – violin
  • Mike Henderson – electric and 12-string electric guitar
  • Dave Druse – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Gayle Ellet, Chuck Oken Jr, Henry J. Osborne, and Mike Henderson.

  1. Night of the Mexican Goat Sucker
  2. Forbidden by Rule
  3. Lost, But Not Forgotten
  4. Lights Over Roswell
  5. Myth of a White Jesus
  6. The River of No Return
  7. Room 40
  8. The Indian Problem
  9. The Pinzler Method
  10. Old Soldier’s Disease

On August 30, 2004.

On August 30, 2004, “Sanctuary” label released “High”, the fourth Blue Nile studio album. It was recorded in 1997 – 2004, in Glasgow, Scotland, and was produced by Robert Bell, Paul Buchanan, and Paul Joseph Moore.

Personnel:

  • Robert Bell – bass, synthesizers
  • Paul Buchanan – vocals, guitar, synthesizers
  • Paul Joseph Moore – keyboards, synthesizers
  • Calum Malcolm– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Buchanan.

  1. The Days of Our Lives
  2. I Would Never
  3. Broken Loves
  4. Because of Toledo
  5. She Saw the World
  6. High
  7. Soul Boy
  8. Everybody Else
  9. Stay Close

 

On August 29, 1997.

On August 29, 1997, “Warner Music Finland” label released “Playboys”, the second Rasmus (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Millbrook and H.I.P. Studios” in Helsinki, Finland, and was produced by Ilkka Herkman, Lauri Ylönen, Pauli Rantasalmi, Eero Heinonen and Janne Heiskanen.

Personnel:

  • Lauri Ylönen– vocals
  • Pauli Rantasalmi– guitar
  • Eero Heinonen– bass
  • Janne Heiskanen– drums
  • Ilkka Hämäläinen – turntables, saxophones, panda 49, backing vocals
  • Axel F. – trumpet
  • Aleksi Ahoniemi – saxophone
  • Matti Lappalainen – trombone
  • Mamba Abdissa Assefa – percussion
  • Timo Lavanko – alto saxophone, clarinet
  • Tuukka Helminen – cello
  • Tuomo Prättälä – Wurlitzer
  • Mara Salminen – moog synth
  • Hannu Pikkarainen – panda 49
  • Hanna Viitanen – steel pans
  • Essi Grönberg – backing vocals
  • Katja Aakkula – backing vocals
  • Juha Heininen, Illka Herkman – recorders, mixers
  • Pauli Saastamoinen – mastering
  • Braalot – sleeve
  • Rascar – photographs

Track listing:

All tracks by Lauri Ylönen, Pauli Rantasalmi, Eero Heinonen and Janne Heiskanen.

Playboys

  1. Blue
  2. Ice
  3. Sophia
  4. Wicked Moments
  5. Wellwell
  6. Sold
  7. Carousel
  8. Jailer
  9. Kola
  10. Raggatip
  11. Violence
  12. Panda

On August 28, 1997.

On August 28, 1997, “Мatador” label released “Moonflower Plastic (Welcome To My Wigwam)”, the second Tobin Sprout studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Cro-Magnon Studios”, “Refraze Recording Studios” in Dayton, Ohio, and was produced by Tobin Sprout.

Personnel:

  • Tobin Sprout – vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards, organ, piano, drums
  • Kevin Fennell – drums
  • John Peterson – drums
  • Joe Buben – drums
  • Billy Mason – drums
  • Gary King – engineer, mixing
  • John Shough – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Tobin Sprout.

  1. Get Out of My Throat
  2. Moonflower Plastic (You’re Here)
  3. Paper Cut
  4. Beast of Souls
  5. A Little Odd
  6. Angels Hang Their Socks on the Moon
  7. All Used Up
  8. Since I…
  9. Back Chorus
  10. Curious Things
  11. Exit Planes
  12. Little Bit of Dread
  13. Hit Junky Dives
  14. Water on the Boater’s Back

On August 25, 1998.

On August 25, 1998, “DreamWorks” label released “XO”, the fourth Elliot Smith studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf and Tom Rothrock.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith– vocals, guitar, piano, bass guitar, drums, organ, mandolin, electric piano, melodica, percussion, string and horn arrangements, recording
  • Rob Schnapf– guitar, recording
  • Paul Pulvirenti – drums
  • Tom Rothrock– drum programming, recording
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Jon Brion– vibraphone, Chamberlin
  • Shelly Berg – string and horn arrangements
  • Tom Halm – string and horn arrangements
  • Bruce Eskovitz – bass and baritone saxophone, flute
  • James Atkinson – French horn
  • Roy Poper – trumpet
  • Farhad Behroozi – strings
  • Henry Ferber – strings
  • Jerrod Goodman – strings
  • Pamela DeAlmeida – strings
  • Peter Hatch – strings
  • Raymond Tischer II – strings
  • Russel Cantor – strings
  • Waldemar DeAlmeida – strings
  • Larry Crane – recording
  • Johnson and Wolverton – sleeve artwork
  • Eric Matthies – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith.

  1. Sweet Adeline
  2. Tomorrow Tomorrow
  3. Waltz #2 (XO)
  4. Baby Britain
  5. Pitseleh
  6. Independence Day
  7. Bled White
  8. Waltz #1
  9. Amity
  10. Oh Well, Okay
  11. Bottle Up and Explode
  12. A Question Mark
  13. Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands
  14. I Didn’t Understand

On August 25, 1997.

On August 25, 1997, “Creation Records” label released “Radiator”, the second Super Furry Animals studio album. It was recorded in 1997 and was produced by Gorwel Owen, Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Cian Ciaran, Guto Pryce, and Dafydd Ieuan.

Personnel:

  • Gruff Rhys– vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, Moog, claps
  • Huw Bunford– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Cian Ciaran– electronics, Rhodes piano, piano, claps, backing vocals
  • Guto Pryce– bass, sub-bass, claps
  • Dafydd Ieuan– drums, percussion, piano, backing vocals
  • Les Morrison – banjo
  • Gorwel Owen– E-Bow, samples, electric harpsichord, backward Rhodes
  • Martin Smith – trumpet
  • Simon James – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Andrew Frizzell – trombone, alto saxophone
  • The Electra Strings:
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Jules Singleton – violin
  • Clair Arster – viola
  • Dinah Beamish – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Gruff Rhys, Huw Bunford, Cian Ciaran, Guto Pryce, and Dafydd Ieuan.

  1. Furryvision
  2. The Placid Casual
  3. The International Language of Screaming
  4. Demons
  5. Short Painkiller
  6. She’s Got Spies
  7. Play It Cool
  8. Hermann ♥’s Pauline
  9. Chupacabras
  10. Torra Fy Ngwallt Yn Hir
  11. Bass Turned to D.E.A.D.
  12. Down a Different River
  13. Downlod
  14. Mountain Peole

On August 19, 1997.

On August 19, 1997, “EMI Music Canada” label released “Transmission”, the fourth Tea Party studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Alkemical Studios” in  Montreal, “NRG Studios” in Los Angeles, “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, and was produced by Jeff Marti.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Martin – vocals, guitar, recording, mixing
  • Stuart Chatwood – bass, keyboards, art concept
  • Jeff Burrows – drums, percussion
  • Adam Kasper – mixing
  • Don Hachey, Brian Virtue, Robert Carranza – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Don Hachey, Lee Moro – recording assistant
  • Cover painting: “The Earth We Inherit” by Stuart Chatwood
  • James St. Laurent – art concept
  • Verve Graphic Design Consultants Inc – design
  • Joseph Cultice – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Martin, Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows.

  1. Temptation
  2. Army Ants
  3. Psychopomp
  4. Gyroscope
  5. Alarum
  6. Release
  7. Transmission
  8. Babylon
  9. Pulse
  10. Emerald
  11. Aftermath

On August 19, 1997.

On August 19, 1997, “Mapleshade” label released “When Alto Was King”, the fifth and the final C. I. Williams album. It was recorded May 1995 – March 1996 and was produced by Hamiet Bluiett.

Personnel:

  • I. Williams- alto saxophone
  • Larry Willis- piano
  • Don Blackman- piano
  • Ed Cherry- guitar
  • Keter Betts- bass
  • Jimmy Cobb- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by C. I. Williams except where noted.

  1. You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To – Cole Porter
  2. Punkin Juice
  3. ‘Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk
  4. Catfish Sammich
  5. Misty – Erroll Garner
  6. Lover Man – Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman
  7. Because of You – Arthur Hammerstein, Dudley Wilkinson
  8. Jeep’s Blues – Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges
  9. I’ll Close My Eyes – Buddy Kaye, Billy Reid
  10. Avalon – Buddy DeSylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose
  11. Precious Lord – Thomas A. Dorsey

On August 12, 1997.

On August 12, 1997, Luther Allison died aged 57. He was a musician (guitar), worked with Howlin’ Wolf, Freddie King, Jimmy Dawkins, James Cotton, Magic Sam, and Otis Rush. In 1998, Allison was posthumously inducted into the “Blues Hall of Fame”. He released 27 albums (5 released posthumously).