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On February 16, 2004.

On February 16, 2004, Doris Elaine Higginsen aka Doris Troy died aged 67. She was singer and songwriter, known by the nick name “Mama Soul”. She had solo career (her biggest hit was “Just One Look” in 1963), but was best known as back-up vocalist for many famous acts including Pink Floyd, Dionne Warwick, The Rolling Stones,  Humble Pie, Nick Drake, Kevin Ayers, Edgar Broughton, George Harrison, Johnny Hallyday, Carly Simon, Vivian Stanshall, Dusty Springfield and Junior Campbell.

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On January 17, 2005.

On January 17, 2005, “Inside Out Music” label released “Pepper’s Ghost”, the sixth Arena studio album. It was recorded June – October 2004, and was produced by Clive Nolan.

Personnel:

  • Clive Nolan– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mick Pointer– drums
  • Rob Sowden – vocals
  • John Mitchell– guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian Salmon – bass, acoustic guitar

Track listing:

All music by Clive Nolan, John Mitchell and Mick Pointer, except where noted. All lyrics by Clive Nolan.

  1. Bedlam Fayre
  2. Smoke and Mirrors
  3. The Shattered Room
  4. The Eyes of Lara Moon
  5. Tantalus
  6. Purgatory Road
  7. Opera Fanatica – Clive Nolan

On January 6, 2004.

On January 6, 2004, “Epic” label released “Phantom Planet”, the self-titled, third Phantom Planet album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadga, New York, and was produced by Dave Fridmann.

Personnel:

  • Alex Greenwald– lead vocals, guitar, bass
  • Sam Farrar– bass guitar, backing vocals, guitar, drums
  • Jacques Brautbar– lead guitar, bass
  • Darren Robinson– rhythm guitar
  • Jason Schwartzman, Jeff Conrad– drums
  • Rob Bronco, Skullhead & Clark, Brandy Flower – artwork
  • Mike Myerburg – photography
  • Dean Keller – saxophone
  • Bill Racine– additional saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Greenwald, except “You’re Not Welcome Here” composed by Alex Greenwald and Jason Schwartzman.

  1. The Happy Ending
  2. Badd Business
  3. Big Brat
  4. 1st Things 1st
  5. Making A Killing
  6. You’re Not Welcome Here
  7. By the Bed
  8. Knowitall
  9. Jabberjaw
  10. After Hours
  11. The Meantime

On November 9, 2004.

On November 9, 2004, “Kanine” label released “Horn of Plenty”, the debut Grizzly Bear studio album. It was recorded 2002 – 2004, and was produced by Ed Droste.

Personnel:

  • Ed Droste- vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, percussion
  • Christopher Bear- drums, composition, vocals
  • Jared Barron – drums
  • Jamie Reeder – violin
  • Artwork: Edward Droste, Jordan Mattos, Josh Faught, Patryce Bak

Track listing:

  1. Deep Sea Diver
  2. Don’t Ask
  3. Alligator
  4. Campfire
  5. Shift
  6. Disappearing Act
  7. Fix It
  8. Merge
  9. A Good Place
  10. Showcase
  11. La Duchess Anne
  12. Eavesdropping
  13. Service Bell
  14. This Song

 

On November 6, 2012.

On November 6, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Music from Another Dimension!”, the fifteenth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded July 2011/ March – April 2012,  at “Pandora’s Box”, “The Boneyard”, “Poppy Studios”, “Swing House Studios”, “Mad Dog Studios”, “Spitfire Studio”, “Retro Activ Studios”, “Briar Patch Studios” and “Hensen Studios”, and was produced by Jack Douglas, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Marti Frederiksen. It was band’s first studio album since 2004’s “Honkin’ on Bobo” and the first to feature all-new material since 2001’s “Just Push Play”.

Personnel:

  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, drums, arrangement, backing vocals
  • Joe Perry– lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Brad Whitford– rhythm guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass, lead vocals
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Julian Lennon, Melanie Taylor, Sharlotte Gibson, Laura Jones – background vocals
  • Tom Scott, Jessy J– saxophone tenor
  • John Mitchell– saxophone baritone
  • Bill Reichenbach, Jr.– trombone
  • Gary Grant– trumpet
  • Larry Hall– trumpet
  • Mia Tyler– backing vocals
  • Russ Irwin– piano, backing vocals
  • Carrie Underwood– featured vocals
  • Johnny Depp, Bruce Witkin – background vocals
  • Paul Santo – Hammond organ, keyboards, mellotron
  • Rudy Tanzi– Hammond organ
  • The Section Quartet: Daphne Chen – violin, Eric Gorfain– violin, Lauren Chipman – viola, Richard Dodd – cello
  • Jesse Sky Kramer – drums
  • Zac Rae – piano, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Desmond Child– piano
  • Jesse Kotansky – violin solo
  • Daniel J. Coe – synthesizer, synthesizer, programming, arrangement
  • Rick Dufay– rhythm guitar
  • Jack Douglas– mixing, arrangement, percussion, keyboards, organ; synthesizer, backing vocals; outro piano
  • Marti Frederiksen– pro tools, backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, Roland synthesizer
  • Warren Huart– engineering, mixing, backing vocals
  • Al Schmidt, Chris Lord-Alge, Neal Avron– mixing
  • Anthony Focx– pro tools editing
  • Daphne Chen, Tom Scott– arrangement
  • Casey Patrick Tebo– artwork
  • Slash– inside artwork

Track listing:

  1. LUV XXX – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  2. Oh Yeah – Joe Perry
  3. Beautiful – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  4. Tell Me – Tom Hamilton
  5. Out Go the Lights – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  6. Legendary Child – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance
  7. What Could Have Been Love – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Russ Irwin
  8. Street Jesus – Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Joe Perry
  9. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  10. Lover A lot – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton, Jesse Kramer, Marco Moir
  11. We All Fall Down – Diane Warren
  12. Freedom Fighter – Joe Perry
  13. Closer – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer
  14. Something – Joe Perry
  15. Another Last Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Desmond Child, Joe Perry

 

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Hi” label released “Al Green Explores Your Mind”, the eighth Al Green album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Willie Mitchell.  In 2004, the album song “Take Me to the River” was ranked at number 117 on “Rolling Stone” magazine’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Personnel:

  • Al Green – vocals
  • Teenie Hodges- guitar
  • Leroy Hodges- bass
  • Charles Hodges- organ, piano
  • Howard Grimes- drums, congas
  • Archie Turner, Michael Allen – piano
  • Charles Chalmers, Donna Rhodes, Sandra Rhodes – backing vocals
  • Andrew Love, Ed Logan – tenor saxophone
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Jack Hale – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Green; except where noted.

  1. Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)
  2. Take Me to the River – Al Green, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges
  3. God Blessed Our Love – Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Earl Randle
  4. The City – Al Green, Charles Hodges
  5. One Nite Stand
  6. I’m Hooked on You – Al Green, Willie Mitchell
  7. Stay with Me Forever – Al Green, Alma Sanders
  8. Hangin’ On – Al Green, Michael Allen
  9. School Days

On October 12, 2004.

On October 12, 2004, “Deep Fried” label released “Songs of the Unforgiven”, the seventh Crash Test Dummies album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Sacred Heart Studios” in Duluth, Minnesota, and was produced by Scott Harding.

Personnel:

  • Brad Roberts- vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Ellen Reid- backing vocals
  • Dan Roberts- bass guitar
  • Suzzy Roche- vocals
  • Chris Brown- pipe organ, pump organ, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, accordion, harmonium
  • Scott Harding – acousticand electric guitars, cymbals, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Andrew Hall – upright bass
  • Drew Glackin – acoustic guitar, lap steel guitar, bass guitar, resonator guitar, tremolo bass
  • Jane Scarpantoni- cello
  • David Mansfield- banjo, violin
  • Mimi Parker- drums
  • Alan Sparhawk- electric guitar
  • Todd McMillon – church bell

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Roberts except where noted.

  1. Prelude – Chris Brown, Dan Roberts
  2. Sonnet 1 (And When the Sun Goes Down)
  3. And So Will Always Be
  4. The Unforgiven Ones
  5. Interlude 1
  6. Come Down to the Sinkhole
  7. Is the Spell Really Broken?
  8. Everlasting Peace
  9. Sonnet 2 (And Back in Ages Past)
  10. The Beginning of the End
  11. Interlude 2
  12. You’ve Had Your Run
  13. There Is No Final Winner
  14. You’ve Done It Once Again
  15. Sonnet 3 (The Cold Is Here)
  16. The Wicked and the Evil
  17. Postlude – Chris Brown, Dan Roberts