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On August 10, 1999.

On August 10, 1999, “CMC International” label released “Edge of Forever”, the tenth Lynyrd Skynyrd studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Ron Nevison.


  • Johnny Van Zant- vocals, harmonica
  • Gary Rossington- lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars
  • Billy Powell- piano, keyboards
  • Leon Wilkeson- bass
  • Rickey Medlocke– vocals, lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars, harmonica
  • Hughie Thomasson– vocals, lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Dale Krantz-Rossington, Carol Chase – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Workin’ – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  2. Full Moon Night – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  3. Preacher Man – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  4. Mean Streets – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  5. Tomorrow’s Goodbye – Gary Burr, Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  6. Edge of Forever – Rickey Medlocke, Jim Peterik, Johnny Van Zant
  7. Gone Fishin’ – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  8. Through It All – Jim Peterik, Johnny Van Zant, Robert White Johnson
  9. Money Back Guarantee – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  10. W.T.G.G.- Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  11. Rough Around the Edges – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  12. FLA – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant



On August 3, 1999.

On August 3, 1999, “Rounder” label released “Forget About It”, the eighth Alison Krauss studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Emerald Sound Studios” and “Seventeen Grand Recording” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Alison Krauss and Union Station.


  • Alison Krauss– vocals, harmony vocals, fiddle
  • Viktor Krauss– bass
  • Barry Bales– bass, harmony vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Kenny Malone– drums
  • Pat Bergeson– guitar
  • Ron Block– guitar, harmony vocals
  • Sam Bush– mandolin, slide mandolin, harmony vocals
  • Lyle Lovett, Evelyn Cox, Sidney Cox, Suzanne Cox, Dolly Parton– harmony vocals
  • Jerry Douglas– dobro, lap steel guitar
  • Joey Miskulin– accordion
  • Matt Rollings– piano
  • Dan Tyminski– guitar, harmony vocals
  • Gary Paczosa– engineer, mixing
  • Doug Sax– mastering
  • Sandy Jenkins – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Thomas “Snake” Johnson – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Tim Waters – assistant engineer
  • Chuck Turner, Tracy Martinson – digital editing
  • Matthew Barnes – photography
  • Nancy Given – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Stay – Larry Byrom, Allyson Taylor
  2. Forget About It -Robert Lee Castleman
  3. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference – Todd Rundgren
  4. Maybe – Gordon Kennedy, Phil Madeira
  5. Empty Hearts – Michael McDonald, Michael Johnson
  6. Never Got Off the Ground – Danny O’Keefe
  7. Ghost in This House – Hugh Prestwood
  8. It Don’t Matter Now – Michael McDonald
  9. That Kind of Love – Pat Bergeson, Michael McDonald
  10. Could You Lie – Ron Block
  11. Dreaming My Dreams With You – Allen Reynolds

On July 27, 1996.

On July 27, 1999, “Capricorn” label released “Til the Medicine Takes”, the sixth Widespread Panic studio album. It was recorded in January 1999, and was produced by John Keanem.


  • John Bell– vocals, guitar
  • John Hermann– vocals, keyboards
  • Michael Houser– vocals, guitar
  • Todd Nance– vocals, drums
  • Domingo S. Ortiz– percussion
  • Dave Schools– basses, acid loop
  • Anne Richmond Boston – background vocals
  • Colin Butler– turntables
  • Efrem Towns, Kevin Harris, Roger Lewis, Julius McKee, Gregory Davis, Corey Henry– horns
  • Josh Hauser – trombone
  • Dave Henry. Ned Henry – strings
  • John Keane- pedal steel guitar, banjo, keyboards
  • Dottie Peoples – vocals
  • John Keane – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Coby, Rob Haddock – assistant engineer
  • David Farrell, Bradshaw Leigh– engineer
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Joel Morris – sheet music
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Flournoy Holmes – artwork, art direction, design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Bell, John Hermann, Michael Houser, Todd Nance, Domingo S. Ortiz and Dave Schools, except where noted.

  1. Surprise Valley
  2. Bear’s Gone Fishin’
  3. Climb to Safety – Jerry Joseph, Glen Esparanza
  4. Blue Indian
  5. The Walker
  6. Party At Your Mama’s House
  7. Dyin’ Man
  8. You’ll Be Fine
  9. One Arm Steve
  10. Christmas Katie
  11. All Time Low
  12. Nobody’s Loss

On July 12, 1999.

On July 12, 1999, “Island” label released “Before the Calm”, the debut Witness album. It was recorded 1998–1999 at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Phil Vinall.


  • Gerard Starkie – vocals, guitars
  • Ray Chan – guitars
  • Dylan Keeton – bass
  • John Langley – drums
  • Julian Pransky-Poole – additional instrumentation
  • Paul Read – engineer
  • Phelan Kane – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerard Starke, Ray Chan, Dylan Keeton and John Langley, except where noted.

  1. Second Life
  2. Scars
  3. Freezing Over Morning
  4. Hijacker
  5. My Own Old Song
  6. So Far Gone
  7. Cause and Effect
  8. Heirloom – Gerard Starke, Ray Chan, Dylan Keeton, John Langley,, Harte
  9. Audition
  10. My Friend Will See Me Through
  11. Still


On July 11, 2000.

On July 11, 2000, “Magna Carta” label released “Somewhere to Elsewhere”, the fourteenth Kansas studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “GrandyZine Recording Co.” in Berryton, Kansas, and was produced by Kerry Livgren, Phil Ehart and Rich Williams.


  • Steve Walsh– lead and backing vocals
  • Kerry Livgren- guitars, keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Robby Steinhardt- violin, viola, lead and backing vocals
  • Rich Williams- guitars
  • Billy Greer- bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Dave Hope- bass guitar
  • Phil Ehart- drums
  • Jake Livgren, Jessica Livgren – additional background vocals
  • Brad Aaron – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All songs by Kerry Livgren.

  1. Icarus II
  2. When the World Was Young
  3. Grand Fun Alley
  4. The Coming Dawn (Thanatopsis)
  5. Myriad
  6. Look at the Time
  7. Disappearing Skin Tight Blues
  8. Distant Vision
  9. Byzantium
  10. Not Man Big – (1:00 of silence)
  11. Geodesic Dome (hidden track)




On July 6, 1999.

On July 6, 1999, “Portrait” label released “Can’t Get There from Here”, the ninth Great White studio album. It was recorded May – June 1998, at “710 Studios”, “Redondo Beach” and “The Barn Studio” in Santa Rosa, California, and was produced by Jack Blades and Don Dokken.


  • Jack Russell- lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Mark Kendall- guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Michael Lardie- guitar, keyboards, percussion, backing vocals, engineer
  • Sean McNabb– bass
  • Audie Desbrow– drums
  • Jack Blades– backing vocals
  • Rob Easterday, Ken Koroshetz – assistant engineers
  • Noel Golden – mixing
  • David Donnelly – mastering
  • Hooshik – art direction
  • Paul McPhee– cover art concept, cover art
  • Stephen Stickler – photography
  • Jim Warren– cover art

Track listing:

  1. Rollin’ Stoned – Michael Lardie, Jack Russell, Jack Blades
  2. Ain’t No Shame – Michael Lardie, Jack Russell, Don Dokken, Jack Blades
  3. Silent Night – Jack Russell, Michael Lardie, Jack Blades
  4. Saint Lorraine – Jack Russell, Michael Lardie, Jack Blades
  5. In the Tradition – Gary Burr, Jack Blade
  6. Freedom Song – Mark Kendall, Jack Russell, Michael Lardie
  7. Gone to the Dogs – Jack Russell, Mark Kendall, Michael Lardie, Don Dokken
  8. Wooden Jesus – Michael Lardie, Jack Russell, Don Dokken
  9. Sister Mary – Michael Lardie, Alan Niven
  10. Loveless Age – Jack Russell, Michael Lardie, Jack Blades
  11. Psychedelic Hurricane – Jack Russell, Todd Griffin, Tim Henley
  12. Hey Mister – Jack Russell, Michael Lardie

On June 29, 1999.

On June 29, 1999, “CMC International” label released “Brave New World”, the thirteenth Styx studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Pumpkin Studios” and “The White Room” in Chicago, “The S.H.O.P.” in Hollywood, and was produced by Dennis DeYoung, Tommy Shaw and James Young.


  • Dennis DeYoung– vocals, keyboards
  • Tommy Shaw– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • James Young– vocals, electric guitar
  • Chuck Panozzo– bass
  • Todd Sucherman– drums
  • David Campbell– string arrangements, conductor
  • Jerry Goodman – violin
  • Ed Tossing – string arrangements, conductor
  • J. Vanston– horn arrangements, conductor
  • Rodney Amos, Craig Bauer, Andy Haller, John Hendrickson, Steve Johnson, Gary Loizzo, Keith Marks, Tommy Shaw, C.J. Vanston, Craig Williams
  • Craig Bauer, Dennis DeYoung, Gary Loizzo, Ron Nevison – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Tommy Shaw – sequencing, programming
  • Patrick Thrasher – Pro – Tools
  • Alan Chappell, Ioannis – art direction
  • Alan Chappell, Ioannis – design
  • Ioannis – artwork

Track listing:

  1. I Will Be Your Witness – Jack Blades, Tommy Shaw
  2. Brave New World – Tommy Shaw, James Young
  3. While There’s Still Time – Dennis DeYoung
  4. Number One -Tommy Shaw
  5. Best New Face – Jack Blades, Tommy Shaw
  6. What Have They Done to You – Tommy Shaw, James Young
  7. Fallen Angel – Dennis DeYoung
  8. Everything Is Cool – Tommy Shaw
  9. Great Expectations – Dennis DeYoung
  10. Heavy Water – Tommy Shaw, James Young
  11. High Crimes & Misdemeanors (Hip Hop-Cracy) – Dennis DeYoung
  12. Just Fell In – Tommy Shaw, James Young
  13. Goodbye Roseland – Dennis DeYoung
  14. Brave New World (Reprise) – Tommy Shaw, James Young