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On October 12, 2009.

On October 12, 2009, “ECM” label released “Restored, Returned”, album by Tord Gustavsen Emsemble. It was recorded in January 2009, at “Rainbow Studios” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.


  • Tord Gustavsen- piano
  • Kristin Asbjørnsen- vocals
  • Tore Brunborg– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Mats Eilertsen- double bass
  • Jarle Vespestad- drums
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Jan Fricke – cover photography
  • Hans Fredrik Asbjørnsen – linear notes

Track listing:

Lyrics by W. H. Auden, except lyrics in tracks 3, 5 and 7, from Auden’s “Another Time. All music by Tord Gustavsen.


  1. The Child Within
  2. Way In
  3. Lay Your Sleeping Head, My Love
  4. Spiral Song
  5. Restored, Returned
  6. Left Over Lullaby No. 2
  7. The Swirl/Wrapped In a Yielding Air
  8. Left Over Lullaby No. 1/O Stand, Stand At the Window
  9. Your Crooked Heart
  10. The Gaze
  11. Left Over Lullaby No. 3

On September 29, 2009.

On September 29, 2009, “Roadrunner” label released “God & Guns”, the thirteenth Lynyrd Skynyrd studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, at “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Studio Sea” in Fort Myers, Florida, “Sound Kitchen” in Franklin, Tennessee, and was produced by Bob Marlette.


  • Johnny Van Zant– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Gary Rossington– guitars
  • Rickey Medlocke– guitars, backing vocals, harmonica
  • Mark Matejka– guitars, backing vocals
  • Ean Evans– bass, backing vocals
  • Michael Cartellone– drums
  • Billy Powell– keyboards
  • John 5– guitars
  • Rob Zombie– vocals
  • Michael Rhodes– bass
  • Greg Morrow– drums
  • Perry Coleman – background vocals
  • Jerry Douglas– dobro
  • Bob Marlette– piano
  • The Honkettes(Dale Krantz-Rossington & Carol Chase) – backing vocals
  • Lisa Parade – strings arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Still Unbroken – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  2. Simple Life – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Jeffrey Steele, Johnny Van Zant
  3. Little Thing Called You – John Lowery, Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant
  4. Southern Ways – John Lowery, Bob Marlette, Rickey Medlocke
  5. Skynyrd Nation – John Lowery, Bob Marlette, Rickey Medlocke, Johnny Van Zant
  6. Unwrite that Song – Rickey Medlocke, Tony Mullins, Gary Rossington, Steele, Johnny Van Zant
  7. Floyd – John Lowery, Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Johhny Van Zant
  8. That Ain’t My America – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Brad Warren, Brett Warren
  9. Comin’ Back For More – Blair Daly, Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant
  10. God & Guns – Mark Stephen Jones, Travis Meadows, Bud Tower
  11. Storm – John Lowery, Bob Marlette, Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant
  12. Gifted Hands – John Lowery, Bob Marlette, Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant


On September 25, 2009.

On September 25, 2009, “ECM” label released “Wait Till You See Her”, the 39th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in December 2008, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.


  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Mark Feldman– violin
  • Thomas Morgan– double bass
  • Joey Baron– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Abercrombie except where noted.

  1. Sad Song
  2. Line Up
  3. Wait Till You See Her – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  4. Trio
  5. I’ve Overlooked Before
  6. Anniversary Waltz
  7. Out of Towner
  8. Chic of Araby


On September 21, 2009.

On September 21, 2009, “G-Wave” label released “2032”, the twelfth Gong studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “A-Wave Studio” in London, and was produced by Steve Hillage.


  • Daevid Allen – vocals, guitar
  • Steve Hillage– guitar
  • Gilli Smyth– voice, space whisper
  • Miquette Giraudy– synthesisers
  • Mike Howlett– bass
  • Chris Taylor – drums
  • Theo Travis– sax, flute
  • Didier Malherbe– duduk, sax, flute
  • Yuji Katsui– electric violin
  • Elliet Mackrell– violin
  • Stefanie Petrik– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Daevid Allen, except where noted.

  1. City of Self Fascination
  2. Digital Girl – Daevid Allen, Steve Hillage
  3. How to Stay Alive – Daevid Allen, Steve Hillage, Mike Howlett, Chris Taylor
  4. Escape Control Delete – Daevid Allen, Steve Hillage, Miquette Giraudy, Chris Taylor
  5. Yoni Poem – Gilli Smyth, Miquette Giraudy
  6. Dance with the Pixies
  7. Wacky Baccy Banker – Daevid Allen, Steve Hillage
  8. The Year 2032
  9. Robo-Warriors – Gilli Smyth, Miquette Giraudy
  10. Guitar Zero – Daevid Allen, Chris Taylor
  11. The Gris Gris Girl – Daevid Allen, Steve Hillage
  12. Wave and A Particle – Gilli Smyth, Miquette Giraudy
  13. Pinkle Ponkle – Daevid Allen, Steve Hillage, Gilli Smyth
  14. Portal – Steve Hillage


On September 14, 2009.

On September 14, 2009, “Roadrunner Records” label released “The Incident”, the tenth and final Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and  Gavin Harrison.


  • Steven Wilson- vocals, guitars, keyboards, arranger, mixing
  • Richard Barbieri- synthesizers, keyboards, arranger
  • Colin Edwin- bass guitar, double bass, arranger
  • Gavin Harrison- drums, percussion, arranger
  • Steve Orchard, John Wesley – engineer
  • Jon Astley, Darcy Proper – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steven Wilson, all music by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and Gavin Harrison, except where noted.

  1. The Incident
  2. Occam’s Razor
  3. The Blind House

III. Great Expectations

  1. Kneel and Disconnect
  2. Drawing the Line
  3. The Incident

VII. Your Unpleasant Family

VIII. The Yellow Windows of the Evening Train

  1. Time Flies
  2. Degree Zero of Liberty
  3. Octane Twisted

XII. The Séance

XIII. Circle of Manias

XIV.  I Drive the Hearse

  1. Flicker – Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison
  2. Bonnie the Cat – Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison
  3. Black Dahlia – Richard Barbieri
  4. Remember me Lover – Steven Wilson


On September 13, 2010.

On September 13, 2010, “Atlantic” label released “Going Back”, the eighth solo Phil Collins studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, at Phil Collins studio in Geneva, and was produced by Phil Collins.


  • Phil Collins– lead  and backing vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards, bass, glockenspiel, acoustic and electric piano, harp, handclaps, footstomps, guitar, organ, fingersnaps, mixing
  • Ray Monette– guitar, wah-wah guitar
  • Eddie Willis– guitar
  • Bob Babbitt– bass guitar
  • Ronnie Caryl– acoustic guitar
  • Connie Jackson-Comegys – backing vocals
  • Lynne Fiddmont-Linsey – backing vocals
  • Jason Rebello– vibraphone, acoustic and electric piano
  • John Aram – trombone, handclaps , fingersnaps, horn arrangements and transcriptions
  • Guy Barker– trumpet
  • Tom Rees-Roberts – trumpet
  • Phil Todd – baritone saxophone, flute, piccolo
  • Graeme Blevins – tenor saxophone
  • Celeste-Marie Roy – bassoon
  • Steve Jones – handclaps, fingersnaps
  • Nicholas and Matthew Collins – handclaps, fingersnaps, footstomps, backing vocals
  • Scott Stroman – string arrangements and transcriptions, conductor
  • Menhuin Academy – strings
  • Yvan Bing – engineer
  • Thoraya Binzagar, Thierry Chaunay – assistant engineer
  • Yvan Bing – mixing
  • Kevin Reeves – mastering
  • Mike Hosey – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue) – Norman Whitfield, Edward Holland, Jr.
  2. (Love Is Like a) Heatwave – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  3. Uptight (Everything’s Alright) – Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy, Henry Cosby
  4. Some of Your Lovin’ – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  5. In My Lonely Room – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  6. Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me for a Little While) – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  7. Blame It on the Sun – Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright
  8. Papa Was a Rolling Stone – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  9. Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer – Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright
  10. Standing in the Shadows of Love – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  11. Do I Love You – Peter Anders, Phil Spector, Vincent Poncia Jr.
  12. Jimmy Mack – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  13. Something About You – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  14. Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  15. Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever – Ivy Jo Hunter, Stevie Wonder
  16. Going to a Go-Go – Warren Moore, William Robinson, Jr., Robert Rogers, Marvin Tarplin
  17. Talkin’ About My Baby – Curtis Mayfield
  18. Going Back – Goffin, King

On September 4, 2019.

On September 4, 2019, Dan Warner died aged 49. He was guitarist, member of Barry Gibb’s band, but best known for his work with many music stars, including Julio Iglesias, Michael Jackson, Juanes, Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, Sebastian Yatra, Lil Wayne, Alejandro Sanz and Gloria Estefan. Warner was member of “Recording Academy Florida Chapter Board”, and “Latin Grammy Award” winner in 2009.