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On October 12, 1999.

On October 12, 1999, “Volcano Entertainment” label released “In Reverse”, the seventh Matthew Sweet album. It was recorded May – June 1999, and was produced by Matthew Sweet, Greg Leisz, Fred Maher and Jim Scott. The album cover features artists Margaret Keane painting.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Sweet – vocals, guitar, bass, organ, synthesizer, percussion
  • Bruce Fowler- trombone
  • Walt Fowler – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Rick Cunha – acoustic guitar
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Victor Bisetti, Don Heffington- percussion
  • Carol Kaye- bass
  • Greg Kurstin – piano, organ, harpsichord
  • Greg Leisz- guitar, pedal steel
  • Fred Maher- drums, percussion
  • Tony Marsico- acoustic bass
  • Ric Menck – drums, percussion
  • Jamie Muhoberac- organ, piano
  • Paul Chastain – acoustic guitar
  • John Ginty – organ, piano, harpsichord
  • Brian Kehew – organ, piano, harpsichord
  • Pamelia Kurstin- theremin

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Sweet.

  1. Millennium Blues
  2. If Time Permits
  3. Beware My Love
  4. Faith in You
  5. Hide
  6. Future Shock
  7. Split Personality
  8. I Should Never Have Let You Know
  9. Trade Places
  10. What Matters
  11. Write Your Own Song
  12. Worse to Live
  13. Untitled
  14. Thunderstorm

 

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On October 6, 1998.

On October 6, 1998, “Capricorn” label released “Prolonging the Magic”, the third Cake studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by John McCrea. In 1999 the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • John McCrea– vocals, guitar, piano, organ, Moog, producing, arranging, design
  • Vince DiFiore – trumpet, background vocals, arranging
  • Gabe Nelson – bass, mandolin, guitar, piano, arranging
  • Todd Roper – drums, percussion, background vocals, arranging
  • Xan McCurdy, Rusty Miller – electric guitar
  • Tyler Pope, Chuck Prophet, Jim Campilongo– arranging, electric guitar
  • Ben Morss – arranging, piano
  • David Palmer– keyboards
  • Greg Vincent – pedal steel guitar
  • Mark Needham – additional percussion, engineering, mixing
  • Richard Lyman – musical saw
  • Joe Johnston, Jay Bowman, Gabriel Shepard,Justin Phelps, Scott Reams, Rafael Serrano – engineering
  • Kirt Shearer, Craig Long – engineering, mixing
  • Greg Brown – arranging
  • Keara Fallon – design
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John McCrea, except where noted.

  1. Satan Is My Motor – John McCrea, Gabriel Nelson, Tyler Pope
  2. Mexico
  3. Never There
  4. Guitar
  5. You Turn the Screws
  6. Walk On By
  7. Sheep Go to Heaven
  8. When You Sleep
  9. Hem of Your Garment
  10. Alpha Beta Parking Lot
  11. Let Me Go
  12. Cool Blue Reason
  13. Where Would I Be? – John McCrea, Gabriel Nelson, Joe Snook

On September 5, 2000.

On September 5, 2000, “Polydor” label released “Machina II/The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music”, the sixth Smashing Pumpkinsn studio album. It was released for free on the Internet, plans for a standard physical release, bundled with the first part “Machina/The Machines of God”, were revealed to happen sometime in 2013, but has since been postponed constantly. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Billy Corgan and Flood.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, piano
  • James Iha– guitars, vocals
  • D’Arcy Wretzky– bass guitar
  • Melissa Auf der Maur– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. Glass
  2. Cash Car Star
  3. Dross
  4. Real Love
  5. Go – James Iha
  6. Let Me Give the World to You
  7. Innosense
  8. Home
  9. Blue Skies Bring Tears
  10. White Spyder
  11. In My Body
  12. If There Is a God
  13. Le Deux Machina
  14. Atom Bomb

 

On August 23, 1999.

On August 23, 1999, “Ipecac” label released “The Bootlicker”, the eleventh Melvins studio album. It was recorded in January 1999, and was produced by Tim Green, King Buzzo, Dale Crover and Kevin Rutmanis.

Personnel:

  • King Buzzo- vocals, guitar, noises
  • Dale Crover- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Kevin Rutmanis- bass, slide bass
  • Eric Peterson – piano
  • Mackie Osborne- art

Track listing:

All tracks by Buzz Osborne.

  1. Toy
  2. Let It All Be
  3. Black Santa
  4. We We
  5. Up the Dumper
  6. Mary Lady Bobby Kins
  7. Jew Boy Flower Head
  8. Lone Rose Holding Now
  9. Prig

On August 23, 1999.

On August 23, 1999, “Varèse Sarabande” label released “J-Tull Dot Com”, the 20th Jethro Tull studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Ian Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Anderson– vocals, concert flute, bamboo flute, bouzouki, acoustic guitar
  • Martin Barre– electric and acoustic guitars
  • Andrew Giddings– Hammond organ, piano, accordion, chromatic and qwerty keyboards
  • Jonathan Noyce– bass guitar
  • Doane Perry– drums, percussion
  • Najma Akhtar– additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Anderson, except where noted.

  1. Spiral
  2. Dot Com
  3. AWOL
  4. Nothing @ All – Andrew Giddings
  5. Wicked Windows
  6. Hunt by Numbers
  7. Hot Mango Flush – Martin Barre, Ian Anderson
  8. El Niño
  9. Black Mamba
  10. Mango Surprise
  11. Bends Like a Willow
  12. Far Alaska
  13. The Dog-Ear Years
  14. A Gift of Roses

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)

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