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On February 24, 1998.

On February 24, 1998, “Capricorn Records” label released “Dose”, the second Gov’t Mule studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Michael Barbiero.

Personnel:

  • Warren Haynes – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Allen Woody – bass, mandolin
  • Matt Abts – drums, percussion
  • Michael Barbiero – tambourine 

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Haynes except where noted.

  1. Blind Man in the Dark
  2. Thorazine Shuffle – Warren Haynes, Matt Abts
  3. Thelonious Beck
  4. Game Face
  5. Towering Fool – Warren Haynes, Matt Abts
  6. Birth of the Mule – Warren Haynes, Allen Woody, Matt Abts
  7. John the Revelator
  8. She Said Said She Said – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. Larger Than Life
  10. Raven Black Night
  11. I Shall Return

On February 24, 1998.

On February 24, 1998, “Melankolic Records” label released “The Space Between Us”, the debut Craig Armstrong album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Olympic, Mayfair” and “Air Studios” in London, “Christchurch Studios” in Bristol and “Ca Va Studios” in Glasgow, and was produced by Craig Armstrong and Marius de Vries.

Personnel:

  • Craig Armstrong – piano, keyboards, orchestra arrangements, conductor, programming
  • Marius de Vries – programming
  • Richard T. Norris – programming
  • Alan Douglas, Andy Bradfield, Ben Fenner, Neil Davidge, Richard T. Norris – engineer
  • Andy Bradfield, Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • David James Associates – art direction, design
  • Malcolm Webb – photography
  • Steve Wiley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Armstrong.

  1. Weather Storm
  2. This Love
  3. Sly II
  4. After the Storm
  5. Laura’s Theme
  6. My Father
  7. Balcony Scene (Romeo and Juliet)
  8. Rise
  9. Glasgow
  10. Let’s Go Out Tonight
  11. Childhood
  12. Hymn

On february 23, 1998.

On February 22, 1998, “Mercury” label released “Undiscovered Soul”, the second Richie Sambora studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at “Ocean Way Recording”, “Record One”, “Record Plant”, and “Voodoo Lounge”, and was produced by Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Richie Sambora – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, handclaps, arranger
  • Don Was – bass, wurlitzer, handclaps
  • Pino Palladino – fretless bass
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar, handclaps
  • Wayne Hood – guitar, strings arrangement
  • David Paich – electric piano, synthesizer
  • Greg Phillinganes – piano, background vocals
  • Chuck Leavell – piano, electric piano
  • Steven Tyler – harmonica
  • Rami Jaffee – Hammond b3 organ, accordion, handclaps
  • Billy Preston – Hammond b3 organ, background vocals
  • Robbie Buchanan – synthesizer
  • Jamie Muhoberac – synthesizer programming
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – background vocals, bass, handclaps
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums, percussion, handclaps
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Myrna Smith, Portia Griffin, Isabella Lento, Sweet Pea Atkinson, Harry Bowens, Hook – background vocals
  • Ed Cherney, Rail Jon Rogut, Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Chris McCann, Dan Chavkin, Greg Allen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richie Sambora and Richard Supa, except where noted.

  1. Made in America
  2. Hard Times Come Easy
  3. Fallen From Graceland – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa
  4. All That Really Matters
  5. You’re Not Alone – Richie Sambora, Thomas Marolda
  6. In It For Love
  7. Chained – Richie Sambora, Thomas Marolda, Ernie White
  8. Harlem Rain
  9. Who I Am – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa
  10. Downside of Love – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa

On February 9, 1999.

On February 9, 1999, “Winter & Winter” label released “Blue Wail”, the fifth Uri Caine studio album. It was recorded in December 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Ferla and Stefan Winter.

Personnel:

  • Uri Caine – piano
  • James Genus – bass
  • Ralph Peterson, Jr. – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Uri Caine except where noted.

  1. Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller
  2. Loose Trade
  3. The Face of Space
  4. Digature of the Line
  5. Blue Wail
  6. Stain
  7. Sweet Potato
  8. Bones Don’t Cry
  9. Poem for Shulamit
  10. Fireball
  11. Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller

on january 26, 1999.

On January 26, 1999, “High Note” label released “Monk, Trane, Miles & Me”, the 52nd Larry Coryell album. It was recorded in May 1998, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Coryell – guitar
  • Willie Williams – tenor saxophone 
  • John Hicks – piano
  • Santi Debriano – bass
  • Yoron Israel – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Coryell except where noted

  1. Star Eyes – Gene DePaul, Don Raye
  2. Alone Together – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  3. Trinkle, Tinkle – Thelonious Monk
  4. Fairfield County Blues
  5. Patience – Santi Debriano
  6. Up ‘Gainst the Wall – John Coltrane
  7. Naima – John Coltrane
  8. All Blues – Miles Davis
  9. Almost a Waltz

On January 25, 1999.

On January 25, 1999, “Verglas Music” label released “Jabberwocky”, the first of two albums by Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman. It was recorded in 1998, at “Thin Ice Studios” in Surrey, UK, and was produced by Clive Nolan and Karl Groom.

Personnel:

  • Clive Nolan – keyboards, engineer
  • Oliver Wakeman – keyboards
  • Pete Gee – fretless bass
  • Ian Salmon – guitar, bass
  • Peter Banks – guitars
  • Jon Jeary – acoustic guitar
  • Tony Fernandez – drums
  • Bob Catley as The Boy
  • Tracy Hitchings as The Girl
  • James Plumridge as The Jabberwock
  • Paul Allison as The Tree
  • Rick Wakeman – The Narrator
  • Michelle Young, Michelle Gulrajani, Suzanne Chenery, Tracy Hitchings, Sian Roberts, John Jowitt, Dave Wagstaffe, Donald Morrison, Ian Gould, John Mitchell, Tina Riley, Clive Nolan – the choir
  • Karl Groom – engineer
  • Matt Goodluck – design, layout
  • Rodney Matthews – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman.

  1. Overture
  2. Coming to Town
  3. Dangerous World
  4. The Forest
  5. A Glimmer of Light
  6. Shadows
  7. Enlightenment
  8. Dancing Water
  9. The Burgundy Rose
  10. The Mission
  11. Call to Arms
  12. Finale

ON January 15, 1998.

On January 15, 1998, Amos Wells Blakemore Jr. aka Junior Wells died aged 63. He was musician (harmonica) and vocalist, one of the pioneers of the Chicago amplified blues harp style. He recorded and performed with Buddy Guy, The Aces, Earl Hooke, Muddy Waters and The Rolling Stones. His composition “Messin’ with the Kid” became one of the all-time blues classics.

On November 21, 2000.

On November 21, 2000, “Mint” label released “Mass Romantic”, the debut New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 2000, and was produced by John Collins and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar – vocals, multi-instruments, Korg synthesizer, pipe organ, Wurlitzer
  • Neko Case – vocals
  • John Collins – bass, engineer
  • Kurt Dahle – drums, vocals
  • Carl Newman – vocals, Korg synthesizer, pipe organ, Wurlitzer
  • Fisher Rose – drums
  • Blaine Thurier – keyboards
  • Davidian Chorley – saxophone
  • Bill Anderson – photography
  • Shannon Oksanen – photography

Track listing:

All truck by A.C. Newman, except where noted.

  1. Mass Romantic – Neko Case, A. C. Newman
  2. The Fake Headlines
  3. The Slow Descent into Alcoholism
  4. Mystery Hours
  5. Jackie – Dan Bejar
  6. Letter from an Occupant – Neko Case
  7. To Wild Homes – Dan Bejar, Case, Newman
  8. The Body Says No
  9. Execution Day – Dan Bejar
  10. Centre for Holy Wars
  11. The Mary Martin Show
  12. Breakin’ the Law – Dan Bejar

On November 9, 1998.

On November 9, 1998, “Century Media Records” label released “How to Measure a Planet?”, the fifth Gathering studio album. It was recorded July – October 1998, at “Bauwhaus Studios” in Amsterdam, “Wisseloord Studios” in Hilversum, Netherlands, and was produced by Attie Bauw.

Personnel:

  • Anneke van Giersbergen – lead vocals, guitars
  • René Rutten – guitars, didgeridoo, theremin
  • Frank Boeijen – keyboards
  • Hugo Prinsen Geerligs – bass
  • Hans Rutten – drums
  • Attie Bauw – percussion, arrangements, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Chris Blair – mastering

All lyrics by Anneke van Giersbergen, music as noted.

  1. Frail (You Might as Well Be Me) – René Rutten, Frank Boeijen
  2. Great Ocean Road –  René Rutten, Hugo Prinsen Geerligs
  3. Rescue Me – René Rutten
  4. My Electricity – Anneke Van Giersbergen
  5. Liberty Bell –  René Rutten
  6. Red Is a Slow Colour – René Rutten
  7. The Big Sleep – Frank Boeijen
  8. Marooned – René Rutten
  9. Travel – René Rutten, Frank Boeijen