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On August 10, 1999.

On August 10, 1999, “Merge” label released “Come Pick Me Up”, the seventh Superchunk album. It was recorded in March 1999, at “Electrical Audio” in Chicago and was produced by Jim O’Rourke, Laura Balance, Mac McCaughan, Jim Wilbur and Jon Wurster.

Personnel:

  • Laura Ballance – bass, vocals, cover painting
  • Jeb Bishop – trombone
  • Fred Lonberg-Holm – cello
  • Chris Manfrin – handclapping
  • Mac McCaughan – guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jim O’Rourke – guitar, recorder, vocals, mixing
  • John O’Rourke – engineer, mixing
  • Suzanne Roberts – violin
  • Ken Vandermark – saxophone
  • Bob Weston – trumpet
  • Jim Wilbur – guitar, vocals
  • Jon Wurster – percussion, drums, vocals
  • Claire Ashby – photography
  • Rob Bochnik– assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Balance, Mac McCaughan, Jim Wilbur and Jon Wurster.

  1. So Convinced
  2. Hello Hawk
  3. Cursed Mirror
  4. 1000 Pounds
  5. Good Dreams
  6. Low Branches
  7. Pink Clouds
  8. Smarter Hearts
  9. Honey Bee
  10. June Showers
  11. Pulled Muscle
  12. Tiny Bombs
  13. You Can Always Count on Me (In the Worst Way)
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In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Stax” label released “Born Under a Bad Sign”, the second Albert King studio album. It was recorded March 1966 – June 1967, at “Stax Studios” in Memphis Tennessee, and was produced by Jim Stewart. In 1985, “Born Under a Bad Sign” was inducted into the “Blues Foundation Hall of Fame” in the “Classics of Blues Recordings” category In 1999, the album received a “Grammy Hall of Fame Award”; in 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 491 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Albert King– lead guitar and vocals
  • Steve Cropper– rhythm guitar
  • Booker T. Jones– organ, piano
  • Isaac Hayes– piano
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass guitar
  • Al Jackson, Jr.– drums
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • Joe Arnold – baritone saxophone, flute

Track listing:

  1. Born Under a Bad Sign – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  2. Crosscut Saw – R. G. Ford
  3. Kansas City – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  4. Oh, Pretty Woman – C. Williams
  5. Down Don’t Bother Me – Albert King
  6. The Hunter – Booker T. Jones, Carl Wells, Steve Cropper, Donald Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr.
  7. I Almost Lost My Mind – Ivory Joe Hunter
  8. Personal Manager – Albert King, David Porter
  9. Laundromat Blues – Sandy Jones
  10. As the Years Go Passing By – Deadric Malone
  11. The Very Thought of You – Ray Noble

On July 5, 1999.

On July 5, 1999,“Hut” label released “How I Learned to Love the Bootboys”, the fourth and final The Auteurs album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Luke Haines, Pete Hofmann and Phil Vinall.

Personnel:

  • Luke Haines– vocal, guitar, keyboards
  • James Banbury – keyboards, programming, strings
  • Alice Readman – bass guitar
  • Barny C. Rockford – drums
  • Chris Wyles – drums
  • Sarah Nixey– backing vocals
  • John Moore – backing vocals
  • Theresa Whipple – viola
  • Abigail Trundle, Bern Davis – cello
  • Pete Hofmann – mixing
  • Rip – portrait photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Luke Haines, except where noted.

  1. The Rubettes – Luke Haines, John Moore, Bickerton, Waddington
  2. 1967
  3. How I Learned to Love the Bootboys
  4. Your Gang, Our Gang
  5. Some Changes
  6. School
  7. Johnny and the Hurricanes
  8. The South Will Rise Again
  9. Asti Spumante – Luka Haines, S. Medway–Smith
  10. Sick of Hari Krisna
  11. Lights Out
  12. Future Generation

On June 21, 1999.

On June 21, 1999, “Regal” label released the debut, self-titled Beta Band album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Chris Allison, Richard Greentree, Robin Jones, Chris Allison, John Maclean and Steve Mason.

Personnel:

  • Richard Greentree – bass
  • Robin Jones – drums
  • Chris Allison – recording engineer
  • John Maclean – sampler, turntables
  • Steve Mason – vocals
  • Fergus Percell – human beatbox
  • Kingsley – vocals
  • Neil Richardson – trumpet
  • Gordon Anderson – lyrics
  • Stephen Mason – lyrics

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Greentree, Robin Jones, Chris Allison, John Maclean and Steve Mason.

  1. The Beta Band Rap
  2. It’s Not Too Beautiful
  3. Simple Boy
  4. Round the Bend
  5. Dance O’er the Border
  6. Brokenupadingdong
  7. Number 15
  8. Smiling
  9. The Hard One
  10. The Cow’s Wrong

 

On June 20, 2000.

On June 20, 2000, “Sympathy for the Record Industry” label released “De Stijl”, the second White Stripes studio album. It was recorded 1999–2000, at “Third Man Studio” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by Jack White. The album name comes from De Stijl (“the style” in English), a Dutch art movement.

Personnel:

  • Jack White– guitar, piano, lead vocals, double bass
  • Meg White– drums, tambourine, backing vocals, shaker, floortom
  • John Szymanski – harmonica
  • Paul Henry Ossy – violin, electric violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack White except where noted.

  1. You’re Pretty Good Looking (For a Girl)
  2. Hello Operator
  3. Little Bird
  4. Apple Blossom
  5. I’m Bound to Pack It Up
  6. Death Letter – Eddie James “Son” House
  7. Sister, Do You Know My Name?
  8. Truth Doesn’t Make a Noise
  9. A Boy’s Best Friend
  10. Let’s Build a Home
  11. Jumble, Jumble
  12. Why Can’t You Be Nicer to Me?
  13. Your Southern Can Is Mine – William Samuel “Blind Willie” McTell

On June 20, 2000.

On June 20, 2000, “Artemis” label released “One Long Year”, the seventeenth Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Todd Rundgren,

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren- creative director, instrumentals, vocals
  • Ken Emerson – guitar
  • John Ferenzik– keyboards
  • Jesse Gress – guitar
  • Prairie Prince– drums
  • Kasim Sulton– bass

Track listing:

  1. I Hate My Frickin’ I.S.P.
  2. Buffalo Grass
  3. Jerk
  4. Bang on the Ukulele Daily” (live)
  5. Where Does the Time Go?
  6. Love of the Common Man
  7. Mary and the Holy Ghost
  8. Yer Fast (And I Like It)
  9. Hit Me Like a Train
  10. The Surf Talks

 

On June 19, 2001.

On June 19, 2001, “Capitol” label released “Trust No One”, the debut Dave Navarro solo album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Mad Hatter Studios”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “NRG Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, “Media Vortex” in Burbank, California, “Southern Tracks” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Dave Navarro, Rich Costey, Andrew Slater and Jimmy Boyle.
Personnel:
• Dave Navarro – lead vocals, acoustic and guitars, bass, synthesizer, keyboards, sampling
• Matt Chamberlain – drums
• Rich Costey – programming, additional guitar, synth programming, chorus guitar, , vibraphone
• Mike Elizondo – bass
• Roy Mayorga – drums, percussion
• Holly Palmer – vocals
• DJ Numark – additional production, drum programming
• Jon Brion – intro voice, slide bass, additional guitar, ring modulator guitar
• Pinky Villandry – backing vocals
• Eugene – strings
• Twiggy Ramirez – bass
• Stephen Perkins – drums
• Monet Mazur – background scream
• Danny Saber – additional production, programming, bass
• Brendan O’Brien – bass and keyboards
• Andrew Slater – executive producer
• Brendan O’Brien – mixer
• Rich Costey – mixer
• Jimmy Boyle – engineer
• Dale Lawton – assistant engineer
• Geoff Walcha – assistant engineer
• Ryan Williams – assistant engineer
• Dave Ahlert – assistant engineer
• Steve Mixdorf – assistant engineer
• Mark Plati, Dave Schiffman, Danny Saber – additional engineering
• Mastered by Eddy Schreyer and Gene Grimaldi
Track listing:
All tracks by Dave Navarro, except where noted.

1. Rexall
2. Hungry
3. Sunny Day
4. Mourning Son
5. Everything
6. Not for Nothing
7. Avoiding the Angel
8. Very Little Daylight
9. Venus in Furs – Lou Reed
10. Slow Motion Sickness