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On September 21, 1998.

On September 21, 1998, “Raw Power” label released “Radiation”, the tenth Marillion studio album. It was recorded November 1997 – June 1998, and was produced by Stewart Every, Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas and Ian Mosley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hogarth – vocals, additional piano, percussion
  • Steve Rothery – guitars
  • Mark Kelly – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Pete Trewavas – bass, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian Mosley – drums, percussion
  • Erik Nielsen – backing vocals
  • Jo Rothery – additional backing vocals
  • Viki Price – additional backing vocals
  • Stewart Every – engineer, mixing
  • Carl Glover – design, photography
  • Niels van Iperen – portrait photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steve Hogarth, all music by Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas and Ian Mosley.

  1. Costa del Slough
  2. Under the Sun
  3. The Answering Machine
  4. Three Minute Boy
  5. Now She’ll Never Know
  6. These Chains
  7. Born to Run
  8. Cathedral Wall
  9. A Few Words for the Dead

On September 8, 1998.

On September 8, 1998, “Bloodshot Records” label released “Salute the Majesty of Bob Wills”, the second Pine Valley Cosmonauts (The) album. It consists of covers of songs performed and written by western swing musician Bob Wills.

Personnel:

  • Andy Hopkins – guitar
  • Jon Langford – guitar
  • Tom Ray – bass
  • Steve Goulding – drums
  • Chris Mills – vocal
  • Kelly Hogan – vocal
  • Jimmie Dale Gilmore – vocal
  • Edith Frost – vocal
  • Robbie Fulks – vocal
  • Alejandro Escovedo – vocal
  • Jane Baxter Miller – vocal
  • Bob Boyd – vocals
  • Deano – vocal
  • Sally Timms – vocal
  • Brett Sparks – vocal
  • Tracey Dear – vocal
  • Neko Case – vocal
  • Meat Purveyors – vocal
  • Rico Bell – vocal

Track listing:

  1. Home in San Antone
  2. Trouble in Mind
  3. Texas Playboy Rag
  4. Drunkard’s Blues
  5. Across the Alley from the Alamo
  6. Sweet Kind of Love
  7. Time Changes Everything
  8. Hang Your Head in Shame
  9. Steel Guitar Rag
  10. Brain Cloudy Blues
  11. Right or Wrong
  12. Roly Poly
  13. Pan Handle Rag
  14. Bubbles in My Beer
  15. Stay a Little Longer
  16. My Window Faces the South
  17. San Antonio Rose
  18. Take Me Back to Tulsa
  19. Faded Love

On June 23, 1998.

On June 23, 1998, “Sampson” label released “CPR”, the first studio Crosby, Pevar and Raymond studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by David Crosby, Jeff Pevar, James Raymond and Dan Garcia.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby – lead vocals, vocals, acoustic guitar, acoustic 12-string guitar
  • Jeff Pevar – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, electric slide guitar, nylon string guitar, mandolin, fretless bass, ebow
  • James Raymond – lead vocals, vocals, piano, wedding ring, electric piano, acoustic piano, organ, drum programming
  • Leland Sklar – bass
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass, fretless bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Steve DiStanislao – drums
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Steve Tavaglione – soprano saxophone
  • Curt Bisquera – drums
  • Debra Dobkin – percussion
  • Michael Bland – drums
  • Dan Garcia – engineer
  • Sebastian Haimerl, Bobby Salcedo – engineer assistant
  • John Gonzales – guitar technician
  • Edd Kolakowski – piano technician
  • Jan Crosby – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Morrison – lyrics by David Crosby, music by James Raymond
  2. That House – lyrics by David Crosby, music by David Crosby, Jeff Pevar, James Raymond
  3. One for Every Moment – James Raymond
  4. At the Edge – lyrics by David Crosby, music by David Crosby, Jeff Pevar, James Raymond
  5.  Somebody Else’s Town – lyrics by David Crosby, Jeff Pevar, music by James Raymond
  6. Rusty and Blue – David Crosby
  7. Somehow She Knew – lyrics by David Crosby, music by David Crosby, Craig Doerge
  8. Little Blind Fish – lyrics by David Crosby, music by Jeff Pevar
  9. Yesterday’s Child – lyrics by David Crosby, James Raymond, music by James Raymond
  10. It’s All Coming Back to Me Now – lyrics by David Crosby, Jeff Pevar, music by Jeff Pevar
  11. Time Is the Final Currency – David Crosby

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “River North” label released “Always Never the Same”, the thirteenth Kansas studio album. This album consists of new songs and covers of the band’s previous work, re-recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra. It was recorded September 1997 – February 1998, at “Southern Tracks”, “Electric Landlady” and “Tree Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Ehart, Rich Williams and Trammell Starks.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh – lead vocals, keyboards
  • Robby Steinhardt – lead and backing vocals, violin
  • Rich Williams – guitars
  • Billy Greer – vocals, bass
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • The London Symphony Orchestra, arranged and conducted by Larry Baird
  • Russ Fowler, James Majors, Jim “Z” Zumpano – engineer
  • Peter Cobbin – orchestra recordings engineer
  • Jeff Glixman – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Brian Jobson, James Majors – digital editing
  • Trammell Starks – digital editing
  • Michael Allen – copyist
  • Pennie Moore, Conni Treantafeles – art direction, design
  • Marti Griffin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Dust in the Cover- Kerry Livgren
  3. Preamble (orchestral) – Larry Baird
  4. Song for America – Kerry Livgren
  5. In Your Eyes – Steve Walsh
  6. Miracles Out of Nowhere – Kerry Livgren
  7. Hol On – Kerry Livgren
  8. The Sky Is Falling – Steve Walsh
  9. Cheyenne Anthem – Kerry Livgren
  10. Prelude & Introduction (medley) – Phil Ehart, Billy Greer, Robby Steinhardt, Steve Walsh, Rich Williams, Larry Baird
  11. The Wall – Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh
  12. Need to Know – Steve Walsh

On May 4, 1999.

On May 4, 1999, “InsideOut Music” label released “Darktown”, the 14th Steve Hackett studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, and was produced by Steve Hackett and Roger King.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett – vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, strings, violin, choir, chorus, 12 string guitar, woodwind, rainstick, sequencing, orchestration, 12-string bass guitar, nylon string guitar, voiceover
  • Bob Fenner – guitar, recorder
  • Aron Friedman – piano, keyboards
  • Julian Colbeck – keyboards
  • Doug Sinclair – bass, fretless bass
  • John Wetton – bass samples
  • Roger King – bass, drums, flageolet, keyboards, woodwind, wood
  • Hugo Degenhardt – drums
  • Ben Fenner – mellotron
  • Jim Diamond – vocals
  • Ian McDonald – saxophone
  • Billy Budis – cello
  • John Hackett – flute, pan pipes
  • Jerry Peal – strings, bells, woodwind
  • Jamie McKena – choir coordinator
  • Richard Buckland – engineer, ambience
  • Billy Budis – engineer, mixing
  • Lippa Pearce – design
  • Paul Cox – photography
  • Harry Pearce – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hackett, except where noted.

  1. Omega Metallicus
  2. Darktown
  3. Man Overboard
  4. The Golden Age of Steam
  5. Days of Long Ago – Steve Hackett, Jim Diamond
  6. Dreaming with Open Eyes
  7. Twice Around the Sun
  8. Rise Again
  9. Jane Austen’s Door
  10. Darktown Riot
  11. In Memoriam

On April 21, 1998.

On April 21, 1998, “Voiceprint” label released “Quantum Guitar”, the eight Steve Howe studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Steve Howe.

Personnel:

  • Steve Howe – guitars
  • Dylan Howe – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Howe, except where noted.

  1. Walk Don’t Run – Johnny Smith
  2. The Collector
  3. Light Walls – Steve Howe, Keith West
  4. Mosaic
  5. Suddenly
  6. Country Viper
  7. Mainland
  8. Knights of Carmelite
  9. Paradox
  10. Momenta
  11. Sleep Walk – Farina
  12. Sovereigns
  13. Totality
  14. Solid Ground
  15. The Great Siege
  16. Cacti Garden
  17. Southern Accent

On March 17, 1998.

On March 17, 1998, “Shanachie Records” label released “Two Kinds of Laughter”, the seventh Sara Hickman album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Adrian Belew.

  • Sara Hickman – vocal, guitar
  • Adrian Belew – guitar
  • Ken Latchney – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Sara Hickman, except where noted.

  1. Two Kinds of Laughter
  2. Take Whatever I Can Get – Goldsen, Sara Hickman
  3. I Wear the Crown – Sara Hickman, Trevisick
  4. Coolness by Mistake – Brion, Sara Hickman
  5. Eight
  6. Secret Family
  7. Look at It This Way – Boyd, Sara Hickman
  8. Optimistic Fool – Sara Hickman, Jacobsen
  9. One in Our Happiness – Sara Hickman, Lester
  10. E Cosi Desio Me Mena – Sara Hickman, Lester
  11. Comets over Costa Rica – Sara Hickman, Trevisick
  12. Let Go – Tiven

On March 10, 1998.

On March 10, 1998, “Capitol” label released “Contact from the Underworld of Redboy”, the fourth Robbie Robertson album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, and was produced by Howie B., Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries, Tim Gordine and Jim Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Robbie Robertson – vocals, guitar
  • Bill Dillon – guitar
  • Jeremy Shaw – keyboards, tuning
  • Jules Brooks – keyboards
  • Marius de Vries – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Tim Gordine – keyboards, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Joel Shearer – bass
  • Rupert Brown – drums
  • Benito Concha – drums
  • Geoffrey Gordon – drums, percussion
  • Jim Wilson – drums, percussion
  • Geoffrey Gordon – frame drum
  • Maztl Galindo – flute
  • Bonnie Jo Hunt – vocals
  • Leah Hicks-Manning – vocals
  • Caroline MacKendrick – vocals
  • Anthony Begay – vocals
  • Joanne Shenandoah – vocals
  • James Bilagody – vocals
  • Jackie Bird, Star Nayea, Ivan Neville, Rita Coolidge, Cree Summer – vocals
  • Verdell Primeaux, Johnny Mike – vocals
  • Priscilla Coolidge, Laura Satterfield – vocals
  • Tudjaat (Madeleine Allakariallak and Phoebe Atagotaaluk) – throat singing
  • Chief Jake Thomas – spoken word
  • Leonard Peltier – spoken word
  • David Campbell – string arrangement
  • Jony Rockstar – programming, NC-303 treatment
  • Vinez Pvel – re-programming
  • Andrew Scheps – programming
  • Howie B – engineer, mixing
  • Tim Gordine – engineer, mixing
  • Andy Bradfield – mixing
  • Carmen Rizzo – mixing
  • DJ Premier – re-mix

Track listing:

  1. The Sound is Fading – lyrics traditional, music by Howie Bernstein, Robbie Robertson
  2. The Code of Handsome Lake – Robbie Robertson
  3. Making a Noise – Robbie Robertson
  4. Unbound – Robbie Robertson, Tim Gordine
  5. Sacrifice – Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries, Leonard Peltier
  6. Rattlebone – Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries
  7. Peyote Healing – lyrics by Primeaux, Mike, music by Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries
  8. In the Blood – Robbie Robertson, Tim Gordine
  9. The Lights – Robbie Robertson, Howie Bernstein
  10. Take Your Partner by the Hand (Red Alert Mix) – Robbie Robertson, Howie Bernstein

On March 10, 1998.

On March 10, 1998, “Magna Carta Records” label released the self-titled, debut Liquid Tension Experiment album. It was recorded in September 1997, at “Millbrook Sound Studios” in Millbrook, New York, and was produced by John Petrucci, Tony Levin, Jordan Rudess and Mike Portnoy.

Personnel:

  • John Petrucci – guitar
  • Tony Levin – Chapman Stick, bass guitar, electric upright bass
  • Jordan Rudess – keyboard
  • Mike Portnoy – drums
  • Paul Orofino – engineer
  • Kosaku Nakamura – engineer assistant
  • Kevin Shirley – mixing
  • Rich Alvy – mixing assistant
  • Leon Zervos – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Petrucci, Tony Levin, Jordan Rudess and Mike Portnoy.

  1. Paradigm Shift
  2. Osmosis
  3. Kindred Spirits
  4. The Stretch
  5. Freedom of Speech
  6. Chris and Kevin’s Excellent Adventure
  7. State of Grace
  8. Universal Mind
  9. Three Minute Warning (part 1)
  10. Three Minute Warning (part 2)
  11. Three Minute Warning (part 3)
  12. Three Minute Warning (part 4)
  13. Three Minute Warning (part 5)

On March 9, 1999.

On March 9, 1999, “Heavenly Records” label released “Central Reservation”, the second Beth Orton studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “The Church”, “September Sound”, “RAK”, “Olympic”, “Little Joey’s” and “The Garden Shed”, and was produced by Victor Van Vugt, Ben Watt, Mark Stent, Beth Orton, Dr. Robert and David Roback. The album won Beth Orton the “Best British Female Artist” at the 2000 “BRIT Music Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Beth Orton – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ted Barnes — acoustic, slide and electric guitar, bouzouki
  • Dr. Robert — guitar
  • Ben Harper — electric guitar
  • Ben Watt — guitar, keyboards, noise, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Dr. John — piano
  • Sean Read — piano, keyboards
  • Henry Olsen — bass
  • Ali Friend — bass
  • Andy Waterworth — double bass
  • Will Blanchard — drums
  • Lascelles Gordon — percussion
  • David Friedman — vibraphone
  • Calina de la Mare — violin
  • Beki Doe — violin
  • Howard Gott — violin
  • Ruth Gottlieb — violin
  • Lucy Wilkins — violin
  • Becca Ware — viola
  • Sara Wilson — cello
  • Oliver Kraus — cello
  • Terry Callier — background vocals
  • Giles Hall — engineer
  • Dick Meaney — engineer
  • Trevor Smith — engineer
  • Victor Van Vugt — engineer
  • John Wood — engineer
  • Peter Hill — engineer assistant
  • Andy Bradfield — mixing
  • Dr. Robert — mixing
  • Beki Doe — mixing
  • Oliver Kraus — mixing
  • David Roback — mixing
  • Paul Walton — mixing assistant
  • Tim Young — mastering
  • Sam Harris — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Beth Orton except where noted. 

  1. Stole Car
  2. Sweetest Decline
  3. Couldn’t Cause Me Harm
  4. So Much More
  5. Pass in Time
  6. Central Reservation
  7. Stars All Seem To Weep
  8. Love Like Laughter – Beth Orton, Ted Barnes
  9. Blood Red River
  10. Devil Song
  11. Feel To Believe
  12. Central Reservation (The Then Again Version)