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On July 8, 2008.

On July 8, 2008, “Airline Records” label released “Rebel Road”, the tenth Edgar Winter album. It was recorded in 2008 and was produced by Edgar Winter and Curt Cuomo.


  • Edgar Winter: vocals, saxophone, piano, organ, synthesizer, percussion
  • Curt Cuomo : vocals, drums
  • James Zota Baker : vocals, guitar
  • Doug Rappoport : vocals, guitar
  • Dean Parks : acoustic guitar
  • Slash – guitar solo
  • Johnny Winter – lead and solo guitar
  • Cint Black – vocals, harmonica
  • Koko Powell : vocals, bass
  • Mark Meadows : bass
  • Dave Carpenter : bass
  • Matt Bissonette : bass
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. : drums
  • Matt Laug : drums
  • Gary Novak : drums
  • Pete Maloney : drums
  • Jimmy Paxson : drums
  • Cameron Stone : cello
  • Erik Ron – vocals, engineering
  • Ross Hogarth – engineering, mixing
  • Rob Jacobs – engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Edgar Winter, Curt Cuomo and James Zota Baker, except where noted.

  1. Rebel Road – Edgar Winter, Curt Cuomo, James Zota Baker, Jake Hooker
  2. Eye on You
  3. The Power of Positive Drinkin’
  4. Freedom
  5. Rockin’ the Blues
  6. The Closer I Get – Edgar Winter
  7. I’d Do it Again
  8. Texas Tornado – Edgar Winter
  9. Peace and Love
  10. On the Horns of a Dilemma
  11. Oh No No

On July 6, 2020.

On July 6, 2020, Charles Edward Daniels died aged 83. He was a singer, songwriter, and musician (fiddle, guitar), active since the 1950s. For his contribution to Southern rock, country, and bluegrass music, Daniels was inducted into the “Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame” in 2002, the “Grand Ole Opry” in 2008, the “Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum” in 2009, and the “Country Music Hall of Fame” in 2016.

On July 4, 2006.

On July 4, 2008, “SPV” and “Synthetic Symphony” labels released “Farscape”, the thirty-seventh Klaus Schulze album. It was recorded September – November 2007, in Hambühren, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.


  • Klaus Schulze– keyboards
  • Lisa Gerrard– voice
  • Tom Dams – voice recording
  • Thomas Ewerhard – cover, layout
  • Christian Piednoir, Peter Fitt – photos

Track lsiting:

All lyrics by Lisa Gerrard, all music by Klaus Schulze.

  1. Liquid Coincidence 1
  2. Liquid Coincidence 2
  3. Liquid Coincidence 3
  4. Liquid Coincidence 4
  5. Liquid Coincidence 5
  6. Liquid Coincidence 6
  7. Liquid Coincidence 7

On June 24, 2008.

On June 24, 2008, “Justin Time” label released “About Time”, the 91st Paul Bley album. It was recorded in May 2007, at “Nola’s Penthouse Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jim West.


  • Paul Bley– piano

Track listing:

  1. About Time – Paul Bley
  2. Pent-Up House – Sonny Rollins

On June 23, 2009.

On June 23, 2009, “The End Records” label released “Varshons”, the ninth Lemonheads studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Queensize Twin Air” in Indianapolis, IN, “Fourth Ave. Recording” in New York, NY, “Camp Street Studios” in Cambridge, MA, “Vacation Island Recording” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Gibby Haines.


  • Evan Dando – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, Omnichord, drums, percussion, art direction
  • Chris Brokaw – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Anthony Saffery – guitar, sitar, keyboards
  • Vess Von Ruthenberg – bass, engineer
  • Timo – bass
  • Daniel Ray – bass, drums
  • Adam Taylor – keyboards
  • Lonpaul Ellrich – vibraphone
  • Devon Ashley – drums, percussion
  • Blake Flemming – drums
  • Joe Perry – guitar, tambourine, backing vocals
  • Grant Smith – table, bass
  • Ian Kennedy – violin, mastering
  • Liv Tyler – vocal
  • Kate Moss – vocal
  • Tricia Scotti – backing vocals
  • Gibby Haines – backing vocals
  • Elisabeth Moses – backing vocals
  • Lonpaul Elrich – engineer
  • Matt Boynton – engineer
  • Daniel Ray – recording
  • Adam Taylor – recording, mixing
  • Alex Hartman – recording, mixing
  • Mike Joyce – art direction, design
  • Mark Dagley – cover art
  • Ian Tong – photography
  • Elizabeth Moses – photography

Track listing:

  1. I Just Can’t take It Anymore – Gram Parsons
  2. Fragile – Bruce Gilbert, Graham Lewis, Colin Newman, Robert Gotobed
  3. Layin’ Up with Linda – GG Allin
  4. Waiting Around to Die – Townes Van Zandt
  5. The Great Fuz – Randy Alvey, Les Dale
  6. Yesterlove – Ian Willis
  7. Dirty Robot – Gerry Arling, Richard Cameron
  8. New Mexico – FuckEmos
  9. Dandelion Seeds – July
  10. Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye – Leonard Cohen
  11. Beautiful – Linda Perry

On June 17, 2011.

On June 17, 2011, “Jagjaguwar” label released the self – titled, second Bon Iver studio album. It was recorded November 2008 – December 2010, at “April Base” in Fall Creek, Wisconsin, and was produced by Justin Vernon.


  • Justin Vernon– voices, Korg M1, electric, baritone, nylon, high strung and tape head guitar, drums, bass, cymbals, 909, RE-201, CDO choirs, pianos, synth patches, choirs, banjo, synth, bass drum twelve-string delays, finger cymbals, tremolo piano, hands, additional string, and horn arrangements
  • Mike Lewis– soprano, alt and tenor saxophone, additional string and horn arrangements
  • Colin Stetson– alto and bass saxophone, flute, clarinets, additional string, and horn arrangements
  • Mikey Noyce – voice
  • Rob Moose– violins, violas; string and horn arrangements
  • Matt McCaughan – drums, RE-201, snare drums, brushes, bass drum, thighs, handclaps, granular synthesis, synth, drum source, gates, 909
  • Tom Wincek – granular synthesis
  • Sean Carey– voice, drums, choirs, vibraphone, bowed vibraphone, Harmony Engine, bass drum, mallet drums, processing
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Brian Joseph – RE-201, gates
  • Jim Schoenecker– granular synthesis
  • CJ “Carm” Camerieri – French horns, trumpets, pedal trumpets, muted trumpets, piccolo trumpet.an additional string and horn arrangements
  • Justin Vernon – engineering, mixing
  • Brian Joseph – engineering, mixing
  • Nate Vernon – additional engineering
  • Andy Immerman – assistant engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Gregory Euclide – paintings
  • Daniel Murphy – design, layout, handwriting

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Vernon, except where noted.  “Calgary”, written by Vernon with Matt McCaughan.

  1. Perth
  2. Minnesota, WI
  3. Holocene
  4. Towers
  5. Michicant
  6. Hinnom, TX
  7. Wash
  8. Calgary
  9. Lisbon, OH
  10. Beth/Rest

On June 10, 2008.

On June 10, 2008, “Times Square” label released “On the Real Side”, the 63rd and the final Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded in December 2007, at “Bennett Studios” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Yusuf Gandhi and David Weiss.


  • Freddie Hubbard– flugelhorn
  • David Weiss– trumpet
  • Myron Walden– alto saxophone
  • Jimmy Greene– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Norbert Stachel – baritone saxophone, flute
  • Craig Handy– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Xavier Davis– piano
  • Russell Malone– guitar
  • Dwayne Burno– upright bass
  • J. Strickland – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard.

  1. Lifeflight
  2. Up Jumped Spring
  3. Theme for Kareem
  4. On the Real Side
  5. Take It to the Ozone
  6. Skydive
  7. Gibraltar

On June 5, 2009.

On June 5, 2009, “RCA” label released “West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum”, the third Kasabian studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, at “Orangutan Studios” in Greensboro, North Carolina, “E-Land Mig Studios” in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, “Lookout Studios” in San Francisco, California, and was produced by Dan the Automator and Sergio Pizzorno. In October 2009, it was voted the best album of the year by “Q” magazine.


  • Tom Meighan– lead vocals
  • Sergio Pizzorno– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, synths, programming
  • Chris Edwards– bass guitar
  • Ian Matthews– drums
  • Dan the Automator– additional programming
  • Jay Mehler– additional guitar
  • Tim Carter – additional guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Daniel Ralph Martin – additional guitar, piano
  • Rosario Dawson– co-lead vocals
  • Ben Kealey– additional keyboards
  • Rosie Danvers – strings direction
  • Wired Strings – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Sergio Pizzorno, except where noted.

  1. Underdog
  2. Where Did All the Love Go?
  3. Swarfiga
  4. Fast Fuse
  5. Take Aim
  6. Thick as Thieves
  7. West Ryder Silver Bullet
  8. Vlad the Impaler
  9. Ladies and Gentlemen, Roll the Dice
  10. Secret Alphabets – Sergio Pizzorno, Helmut Zacharias
  11. Fire
  12. Happiness

On June 3, 2008.

On June 3, 2008, “DGC” and “Interscope” labels released self – titled, sixth Weezer album (also known as “Red Album”). It was recorded 2007 – 2008, at “Shangri La Studios”, “Malibu Performing Arts Center” in Malibu, California, “Threshold Studios” in Santa Monica, California, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Jacknife Lee, Brian Bell, Rivers Cuomo, Scott Shriner and Patrick Wilson.


  • Brian Bell– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Rivers Cuomo– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, drums
  • Scott Shriner– lead and backing vocals, bass, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Patrick Wilson– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Andrew Scheps – engineer
  • Eric J– engineer
  • Dana Nielsen– engineer
  • Rich Costey– mixing
  • Dave Collins– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Rivers Cuomo, except where noted.

  1. Troublemaker
  2. The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (variations on a Shaker Hymn)
  3. Pork and Beans
  4. Heart Song
  5. Everybody Get Dangerous
  6. Dreamin’
  7. Thought I Knew – Brian Bell
  8. Cold Dark World – Scott Shriner, Rivers Cuomo
  9. Automatic – Patrick Wilson
  10. The Angel and the One

On May 28, 2008.

On May 28, 2008, Jerald Kolbrak aka Jerry Cole died aged 68. He was guitarist, started the career in the bands The Champs (together with Glen Campbell), and Gee Cee’s. He has worked as session musician with many famous musicians and bands including The Byrds, Nancy Sinatra, The Beach Boys, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Roger McGuinn, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Aretha Franklin, The Righteous Brothers, Little Richard, Dean Martin, Merle Haggard, Ray Charles, Tony Orlando & Dawn, Lou Rawls, Johnny Rivers, Gregg Allman, Lee Hazlewood, Blood Sweat & Tears, Kenny Rogers, Neil Diamond, Steely Dan and Isaac Hayes.