Tag Archives: 2006

America: Here & Now

On January 16, 2006, “Burgundy Records” label released “Here & Now”, the 16th America album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger and James Iha.

Personnel:

  • Dewey Bunnell – guitar
  • Gerry Beckley – guitar, keyboards, bass
  • Michael Woods – vocals, piano
  • Rich Campbell – vocals, bass
  • Willie Leacox – drums
  • John Holbrock – engineer, mixing
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Chasing the Rainbow – Gerry Beckley
  2. Indian Summer – lyrics by Dewey Bunnell, music by Mark Rozzo
  3. One Chance – Gerry Beckley
  4.  Golden – Jim James
  5. Always Love – Daniel Lorca, Ira Elliot, Matthew Caws
  6. Ride On – Adam Schlesinger, Dewey Bunnell
  7. Love & Leaving – Bill Mumy, Gerry Beckley
  8. Look at Me Now – Gerry Beckley
  9. This Time – Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley
  10. Work To Do – Adam Schlesinger
  11. All I Think About Is You – Gerry Beckley
  12. Walk in the Woods – Dewey Bunnell
  13. Glass King – Dewey Bunnell, Ryan Adams
  14. Ventura Highway – Dewey Bunnell
  15. Don’t Cross the River – Dan Peek
  16. Daisy Jane – Gerry Beckley
  17. I Need You – Gerry Beckley
  18. Tin Man – Dewey Bunnell
  19. Muskrat Love – Willis Alan Ramsey
  20. Woman Tonight – Dan Peek
  21. Only in Your Heart – Gerry Beckley
  22. Lonely People – Catherine Peek, Dan Peek
  23. Sandman – Dewey Bunnell
  24. Sister Golden Hair – Gerry Beckley
  25. A Horse with No Name – Dewey Bunnell

Toni Kitanovski & Cherkezi Orchestra: Borderlands

On December 28, 2006, “Enja Records” label released “Borderlands”, album by Toni Kitanovski & Cherkezi Orchestra. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Werner Aldinger and Toni Kitanovski.

Personnel:

  • Toni Kitanovski – guitar, arranger
  • Ali Rashid – saxophone
  • Asan Rashid – trumpet
  • Cerkez Rashid – trumpet
  • Vilhen Memedov – tuba
  • Hamid Rashid – tuba
  • Sefedin Rashid – tuba
  • Mamer Zejnelov – tuba
  • Seger Ismailov – drum
  • Aleksandar Sekulovski – drums
  • Alen Hadzi – Stefanov – engineer
  • Bojan Ugrinovski – arranger
  • Valentino Skenderovski – mixing, mastering
  • Werner Aldinger – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Sample – Ed Blackwell, Toni Kitanovski
  2. Tetovska – traditional
  3. Gnossienne No.1 – Erik Satie
  4. Cherkez Babo – Tonio K, Toni Kitanovski
  5. Togo – Tonio K, Toni Kitanovski
  6. Turkish Cocek – traditional
  7. Christening Dance – traditional
  8. Seherezad – Tonio K, Toni Kitanovski
  9. Mr. Choon – traditional
  10. Mr. Neat – traditional
  11. Gnossienne Cocek
  12. New Orleans (Never Ending Story) – Tonio K, Toni Kitanovski

Christine McVie

On November 30, 2022, Christine Anne McVie née Perfect, died aged 79. She was musician (keyboards), singer and songwriter, member of the bands Sounds of Blue and Chicken Shack, but was best known as vocalist and keyboardist of Fleetwood Mac. In 1998, as a member of Fleetwood Mac, McVie was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” and received the “Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music”.In 2006, McVie received a “Gold Badge of Merit Award from BASCA”, in 2014, she received the “Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement” from the “British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors” and was honored with the “Trailblazer Award at the UK Americana Awards” in 2021. McVie also won two “Grammy Awards”. As leader, McVie released four albums (one with Lindsey Buckingham).

Trey Anastasio: Bar 17

On October 3, 2006, “Rubber Jungle Records” label released “Bar 17”, the fifth Trey Anastasio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Bryce Goggin and Trey Anastasio.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – vocal, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, percussion, horns arrangements
  • Carmen Keegan, Christina Durfee, Joan Wasser, Jen Hartswick – vocals
  • John Medeski, Les Hall, Marco Benevento, Ray Paczkowski – keyboards
  • Mike Gordon, Peter Chwazil, Todd Sickafoose, Tony Markellis – bass
  • Elisabeth Stewart, Jacqueline Pickett – string bass
  • Ben Perowski, Joe Russo, Russ Lawton, Skeeto Valdez, Jonathan Fishman – drums
  • Cyro Baptista – percussion
  • Dave Grippo – alto saxophone
  • Briggan Krauss – alto and baritone saxophone
  • Peter Apfelbaum, Russell Remington – tenor saxophone
  • Erik Lawrence – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Jared Slomoff, Jen Hartswick, Steven Bernstein – trumpet
  • Andy Moroz – trombone
  • Russel Remington – flute
  • Sue Schick – clarinet
  • Conni Ellisor, David Angell, David Davidson, Janet Askey, Mark Reneau, Karen Winkelmann – violin
  • Jim Grosjean, Kristin Wilkinson, Monisa Angell – viola
  • David Hancock, Sarighani Reist, Gary Tussing – cello
  • Greg Adams – horns arrangements
  • Don Hart – strings arrangements, conductor
  • Adam Sachs, Anthony Ruotolo, Jared Slomoff, Rick Beato, Peter Carini, Ken Lanyon, Bobby Shin – recording
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering
  • Ben Collette – additional editing, production assistant
  • W.F.N. Productions – art direction, design
  • Beth Mantuori Rowles – studio coordinator
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, except where noted.

  1. Host Across the Potomac
  2. If You’re Walking
  3. Dragonfly – Joe Russo, Marco Benevento, Mike Gordon, Trey Anastasio
  4. Bar 17
  5. Mud City
  6. Let me Lie – Tom Marshall, Trey Anastasio
  7.  What’ Done
  8. Goodbye Head – Eliza Anastasio, Trey Anastasio
  9. A Case of Ice and Snow – Cruz (Benny Stockling), Kevin Hoffman, Trey Anastasio
  10. Empty House
  11. Gloomy Sky
  12. Shadow
  13. Cincinnati – Tom Marshall, Trey Anasatsio

The Lemonheads: Same


On September 26, 2006, “Vagrant” label released the self-titled, eight Lemonheads (The) album. It was recorded in 2006, at “The Blasting Room” in Fort Collins, Colorado, and was produced by Evan Dando and Bill Stevenson.

Personnel:

  • Evan Dando – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Bill Stevenson – guitar, drums, backing vocals, engineer
  • Josh Latanzzi – bass
  • Karl Alvarez – bass
  • J Mascis – guitar
  • Spot – guitar
  • Gart Hudson – keyboards
  • Andrew Berlin – electric piano, engineer
  • Gibson Haynes – electronics
  • Jason Livermore – engineer, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Black Gown
  2. Become the Enemy
  3. Pittsburgh
  4. Let’s Just Laugh
  5. Poughkeepsie
  6. Rule of Three
  7. No Backbone
  8. Baby’s Home
  9. In Passing
  10. Steve’s Boy
  11. December

Kunek: Flight of the Flynns

On September 12, 2006, “Play Time Entertainment” label released “Flight of the Flynns”, the debut Kunek studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Eric Kiner.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Tabish – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Eric Kiner – electric and steel guitar, mandolin, piano, keyboards, harmonica, accordion, xylophone, backing vocals, engineer, mixing assistant
  • Jonathon Mooney – Rhodes piano, piano, keyboards, acoustic guitar, djembe, vibraphone, xylophone, engineer
  • Jenny Hsu – piano, cello, art direction, design
  • John Onstott – bass, backing vocals
  • Colby Owens – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Chris Hower – mixing
  • Joe Yannece – mastering

Track listing:

  1. We Have Become
  2. A Sign of Life
  3. Bright Eyes
  4. The Swell
  5. As You Were
  6. All Together
  7. Oh Noble Eric
  8. Section 2
  9. Fast Asleep
  10. Coma
  11. Das Ollec
  12. Good Day

Karen O: Crush Songs

On September 5, 2014, “Cult Records” label released “Crush Songs”, the debut Karen O (Karen Lee Orzolek) studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2010.

Personnel:

  • Karen O – vocals, recording, drawings, liner notes
  • Imaad Wasif – guitar
  • Dean Fertita – backing vocals
  • Nick Launay – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Young Kok Kim – painting
  • Julian Gross – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Karen O, except where noted.

  1. Ooo
  2. Rapt
  3. Visits
  4. Beast
  5. Comes the Night
  6. NYC Baby
  7. Other Side
  8. So Far
  9. Day Go By
  10. Body
  11. King
  12. Indian Summer – Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger
  13. Sunset Sun
  14. Native Korean Rock
  15. Singalong – Karen O, Jack Lawrence, Dean Fertita

Fred Frith & Evelyn Glennie: The Sugar Factory

On August 28, 2007, “Tzadik” label released “The Sugar Factory”, album Fred Frith and Evelyn Glennie. It was recorded July 2003 – October 2006, at “Zucker Fabrik” in Dormagen, Germany, “Guerrilla HiFI” in Oakland, California, and was produced by Fred Frith.

Personnel:

  • Fred Frith – electric guitar, bass guitar, organ, metal objects
  • Evelyn Glennie – voice, drums, gongs, cymbals, metal objects, vibraphone, steel drum, marimba, simtak, toy piano, bell-tree, paper
  • Myles Boisen – recording, mixing
  • Scott Hull – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Fred Frith and Evelyn Glennie, except where noted.

  1. A Route of Wolves, improvisation for 2 players
  2. In the World to Change the World, improvisation for 2 players
  3. A Rag of Colts, improvisation for 2 players
  4. Scuttlebut, improvisation for 2 players
  5. A Cast of Hawks, improvisation for 2 players
  6. Walls are Loosening – Fred Frith, Evelyn Glennie / A Little Prayer – Evelyn Glennie

Ani DiFranco: Reprieve

On August 8, 2006, “Righteous Babe” label released “Reprieve”, the 15th Ani DiFranco studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Ani DiFranco.

Personnel:

  • Ani DiFranco – vocal, acoustic guitar, keyboards, synths, programming, samples, engineer, mixing, artwork, design
  • Todd Sickafoose – double bass, piano, Wurlitzer, pump organ, trumpet
  • Mike Napolitano – engineer, mixing
  • Todd Sickafoose – engineer
  • Brent Lambert – mastering
  • Brian Grunert – artwork, design
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ani DiFranco.

  1. Hypnotized
  2. Subconscious
  3. In the Margins
  4. Nicotine
  5. Decree
  6. 78% H2O
  7. Millennium Theater
  8. Half-Assed
  9. Reprieve
  10. A Spade
  11. Unrequited
  12. Shroud
  13. Reprise

Sum 41: Underclass Hero

On July 18, 2007, “Island” label released “Underclass Hero”, the fourth Sum 41 studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – March 2007, at “Ocean Way” in Los Angeles, “Sound City” in Van Nuys, California, and “Sage & Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Deryck Whibley.

Personnel:

  • Deryck Whibley – vocals, guitars, keyboards, piano
  • Cone – bass
  • Stevo – drums, percussion
  • Michael Railton – piano
  • Jamie Muhoberac – keyboards
  • Dan Chase – percussion
  • David Campbell – string arrangement
  • Doug McKean – engineer
  • Keith Armstrong – engineer assistant
  • Adam Fuller – engineer assistant
  • Nathan Johns – engineer assistant
  • Nik Karpen – engineer assistant
  • Wesley Seidman – engineer assistant
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Patrick Hegarty – design
  • Brian Lauzon – package design, photography
  • Matt Taylor – package design, photography
  • Jonathan Mannion – cover photo

Track listing:

All tracks by Deryck Whibley, except where noted.

  1. Underclass Hero – Deryck Whibley, Steve Kocz
  2. Walking Disaster
  3. Speak of the Devil
  4. Dear Father
  5. Count Your Last Blessings
  6. Ma Poubelle – Deryck Whibley, Steve Kocz
  7. March of the Dogs
  8. The Jester
  9. With Me
  10. Pull the Curtain
  11. King of Contradiction
  12. Best of Me
  13. Confusion and Frustration in Modern Times
  14. So Long Goodbye