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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 June 30, 2009.

On June 30, 2009, “Dirt Farmer” label released “Electric Dirt”, the sixth and the final Levon Helm album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Levon Helm Studio” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Larry Campbell.

Personnel:

  • Levon Helm – vocals, drums, mandolin
  • Larry Campbell – acoustic, electric and resonator guitar, fiddle, mandolin, dulcimer, harmony vocals
  • Brian Mitchell – piano, organ, harmonium, accordion
  • Jimmy Vivino – organ. acoustic and electric guitar
  • Byron Isaacs – bass, backing vocals
  • Steven Bernstein – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Erik Lawrence – soprano saxophone
  • Jay Collins – tenor saxophone
  • Clark Gayton – trombone
  • Howard Johnson – tuba
  • Teresa Williams – acoustic guitar, autoharp, harmony vocals
  • Any Helm – mandolin, bass drum, harmony vocals
  • George Receli – backing vocals
  • Jay Collins – backing vocals
  • Allen Toussaint – horn arrangements
  • Justin Guip – recording, mixing
  • Chris Edwards, James Smith, Rocky Talent – engineer assistant
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Sangwook “Sunny” Nam – mastering
  • Levon Helm – artwork
  • Michael DuBois – artwork
  • Carrie Smith – layout, design
  • Ahron R. Foster – photography
  • Georgette Cartwright – creative director

Track listing:

  1. Tennessee Jed – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  2. Move Along Train – Roebuck Staples
  3. Growin’ Trade – Levon Helm, Larry Campbell
  4. Golden Bird – Happy Traum
  5. Stuff You Gotta Watch – Muddy Waters
  6. White Dove – Carter Stanley
  7. Kingfish – Randy Newman
  8. You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had – Muddy Waters
  9. When I Go Away – Larry Campbell
  10. Heaven’s Pearls – Anthony Leone, Byron Isaacs, Fiona McBain, Amy Helm, Glenn Patscha
  11. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free – Richard Carroll Lamp, Willy E. Taylor

 

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.

Personnel:

  • 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 22, 2019.

On June 22, 2019, Jerry Kirby Carrigan died aged 75. He was a musician (drums) and record producer. He first achieved widespread recognition as a member of the original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and later as a session musician in Nashville, regarded as one of the creators of the Nashville sound known as “Countrypolitan”. He has recorded with Elvis Presley, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Charley Pride, Paul Anka, John Denver, Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon Jennings, Bobby Bare, Ray Stevens, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson, Levon Helm, Dolly Parton, Leon Russell, Ronnie Hawkins, George Jones, Henry Mancini, Al Hirt, Johnny Mathis, and the Boston Pops Orchestra. In 2009 Carrigan was inducted into the “Nashville Cats”, by the “Country Music Hall of Fame”; in 2010 he was inducted into the “Alabama Music Hall of Fame”, and in 2019 Carrigan was inducted into the “Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum”.

On June 21, 2010.

On June 21, 2010, “Lookout Mountain” label released “Star Tiger, Star Ariel”, the fourth Delays studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, at “Rockfield Studios”, “Nam Studios” and was produced by Duncan Lewis.

Personnel:

  • Aaron Gilbert – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, mixing
  • Greg Gilbert – lead vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Colin Fox – bass guitar, backing vocals, mixing
  • Mathew Rowlinson – drums, percussion, mixing
  • Tom Dalgety – recording
  • Steve Power – mixing
  • Tom Dalgety – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Gary Kelly – design
  • Steve Averill – design

Track listing:

  1. Find a New Home (New Forest Shaker) – Aaron Gilbert
  2. The Lost Estate – Aaron Gilbert
  3. Shanghaied – Greg Gilbert
  4. Rhapsody – Aaron Gilbert
  5. May 45 – Aaron Gilbert
  6. Hold Fire – Greg Gilbert
  7. Unsung – Aaron Gilbert
  8. In Brilliant Sunshine – Aaron Gilbert
  9. Moment Gone – Greg Gilbert
  10. Lakes Can Be Lethal – Greg Gilbert
  11. Star Tiger, Star Ariel – Aaron Gilbert

On June 11, 2009.

On June 11, 2009, Idlewild self – released “Post Electric Blues”, bands seventh studio album. It was recorded February – March 2009, at “Wales & Chem” in Glasgow, Scotland, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble– lead vocals
  • Rod Jones– guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Colin Newton– drums, percussion
  • Allan Stewart– guitar
  • Gareth Russell– bass
  • John Blackshaw – trumpet
  • John McCusker– violin
  • Heidi Talbot– vocals
  • Dave Eringa– Hammond organ, engineer, mixing
  • Tom Loffman – mixing engineer
  • Ed Woods – mastering
  • David Gillanders – photography
  • Monkeywithapen – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Jones, Colin Newton, Gareth Russell, Allan Stewart and Roddy Woomble.

  1. Younger Than America
  2. Readers & Writers
  3. City Hall
  4. (The Night Will) Bring You Back to Life
  5. Dreams of Nothing
  6. Take Me Back to the Islands
  7. Post-electric
  8. All Over the Town
  9. To Be Forgotten
  10. Circles in Stars
  11. Take Me Back in Time
  12. Take Away the Night Time (bonus track)
  13. Take Me Back in Time – demo (bonus track)

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.

Personnel:

  • 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 May 31, 2010.

On May 31, 2010, “Divine Comedy” label released “Bang Goes the Knighthood”, the tenth Divine Comedy studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, at “Exchequer Street Studios”, “Westland Studios” in Dublin, and was produced by Neil Hannon.

Personnel:

  1. Neil Hannon – vocals, guitar
  2. John Evans – guitar
  3. Thomas Walsh – acoustic guitar, vocals
  4. Tosh Flood – electric guitar, vocals
  5. Andrew Skeet- keyboards
  6. Simon Little – bass
  7. Cathy Davey, Tim Weller – drums
  8. Ian Watson – accordion
  9. Charlotte Glasson – flute, saxophone
  10. Lucy Wilkins – violin
  11. Cathy Davey – vocals
  12. Fergal Davis – engineer
  13. Françoise Hardy, Jacques Lanzmann– French adaptation

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Hannon.

  1. Down in the Street Below
  2. The Complete Banker
  3. Neapolitan Girl
  4. Bang Goes the Knighthood
  5. At the Indie Disco
  6. Have You Ever Been in Love
  7. Assume the Perpendicular
  8. The Lost Art of Conversation
  9. Island Life
  10. When a man Cries
  11. Can You Stand Upon One Leg
  12. I Like

 

On May 12, 2009.

On May 12, 2009, “Red Distribution” label released “Paper Empire”, the seventh Better Than Ezra studio album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Warren Huart and Kevin Griffin.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Griffin– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tom Drummond- bass
  • Michael Jerome– drums
  • Lorin Brown (One & Done Studio) – album art, package design

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Griffin, except where noted.

  1. Absolutely Still – lyrics by Val Emmich
  2. Turn Up the Bright Lights – lyrics by Michelle Lewis, music by Kevin Griffin, busbee
  3. Just One Day – lyrics by Kevin Griffin, Kelli Anne Owens, music by Kevin Griffin, Johnny Lee Andrews, Jeremy Lister
  4. The Loveless
  5. All In – lyrics by James Bourne, music by Kevin Griffin, busbee
  6. Fit
  7. Hell No!
  8. Hey Love – music by Kevin Griffin, Monty Powell
  9. Nightclubbing – lyrics by Jeff Tusker, Kevin Griffin
  10. Black Light – music by Kevin Griffin, busbee
  11. Wounded – music by Kevin Griffin, busbee
  12. I Just Knew

On May 11, 2009.

On May 11, 2009, “Transgressive Records” label released “The Spinning Top, the seventh Graham Coxon studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, and was produced by Stephen Street.

Personnel:

  1. Graham Coxon – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, piano, organ, soprano saxophone, harmonica, theremin, pipe, concertina, drums, percussion, paintings
  2. Louis Vause – piano
  3. Danny Thompson – double bass
  4. Natasha Marsh – backing vocals
  5. Lucy Parnell – backing vocals
  6. Gurjit Sembhi – dilruba
  7. Jaskase Singh – esraj
  8. Siimon Clarke – flute
  9. Jasdeep Singh – esraj, dilruba, percussion
  10. Robyn Hitchcock – electric guitar
  11. Roger Beaujolais – glockenspiel
  12. Oreste Noda – congas
  13. Graham Fox – drums
  14. Stephen Street – bells
  15. Essy Syed – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Coxon.

  1. Look Into the Light
  2. This House
  3. In the Morning
  4. If You Want Me
  5. Perfect Love
  6. Brave the Storm
  7. Dead Bees
  8. Sorrow’s Army
  9. Caspian Sea
  10. Home
  11. Humble Man
  12. Feel Alright
  13. Far From Everything
  14. Tripping Over
  15. November