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On February 24, 2020.

On February 24, 2020, David Edward Roback died aged 61. He was musician (guitar), songwriter and music producer, member of the bands Unconscious, Rain Parade, Rainy Day and Opal, but was best known as founding member of the duo Mazzy Star.

On February 22, 2019.

On February 22, 2019, “Warner Bros” label released “This Land”, the third Gary Clark Jr. studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Arlyn Studios”, and was produced by Gary Clark Jr. ,Jacob Sciba, Joseph Angel, Lab Ox, Scooter Weintraub and Mike Elizondo. At the 2020 “Grammy Awards” it won “Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album”, and the title track won “Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance”.

Personnel:

  • Gary Clark Jr. – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, programming, engineer
  • Doyle Bramhall II – lute
  • Jon Deas – keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Mike Elizondo – bass, synth bass
  • Alex Peterson – bass
  • Brannen Temple – drums
  • J.J. Johnson – drums
  • Sheila E. – percussion
  • Keyon Harrold – horn
  • Gabe Burch – backing vocals
  • Scooter Weinbtraub – backing vocals
  • Jacob Sciba – backing vocals
  • Gaston Jouany – backing vocals
  • Joseph Holguin – backing vocals
  • Branko Presley – backing vocals
  • Katelyn O’Neal – backing vocals
  • Lazaro Zarate – backing vocals
  • Mikayla Mundy – backing vocals
  • Pam Adams – backing vocals
  • Gabe Burch – engineer
  • Jacob Sciba – engineer
  • Joseph Holguin – engineer
  • Adam Hawkins – engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Clark Jr., except where noted.

  1. This Land – Woody Guthrie
  2. What About Us
  3. I Got My Eyes on You (Locked & Loaded)
  4. I Walk Alone
  5. Feelin’ Like a Million
  6. Gotta Get into Something
  7. Got to Get Up
  8. Feed the Babies
  9. Pearl Cadillac
  10. When I’m Gone
  11. The Guitar Man
  12. Low Down Rolling Stone
  13. The Governor
  14. Don’t Wait ‘till Tomorrow
  15. Dirty Dishes Blues

On february 21, 2020.

On February 21, 2020, “Royal Cream” and “BMG” labels released “Random Desire”, the debut Greg Dulli studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2019, at “Fireside Sound” and “Donner & Blitzen Studios” in Silver Lake, “Gold – Diggers Sound” and “Mant” in Los Angeles, “Marigny Recording Studio” in New Orleans, and was produced by Christopher Horn and Gregg Dulli.

Personnel:

  • Greg Dulli – vocals, guitar, bass, guitar, piano, organ, drums, percussion, mellotron, vibraphone
  • Charles Copley – guitar
  • Mark McGuire – guitar
  • Mathias Schneeberger – synthesizer, guitar, bass, drums
  • Jon Skibic – guitar, bass
  • Matt Schluessler – bass
  • Jon Theodore – drums
  • Rick Nelson – cello, contrabass, violin
  • Steven “Doc” Patt – contrabass, pedal steel guitar
  • Bryan Brown – percussion, castanets, bells, vibraphone
  • Camille – vocals
  • Scott Frock – trumpet
  • Jon Ramm – trombone
  • Brad Walker – saxophone
  • Meg Webb – harp
  • Avtar Khalsa – backing vocals
  • Christopher Thorn – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Dulli.

  1. Pantomima
  2. Sempre
  3. Marry Me
  4. The Tide
  5. Scorpio
  6. It Falls Apart
  7. A Ghost
  8. Lockless
  9. Black Moon
  10. Slow Pan

On February 21, 2020.

On February 21, 2020, “Arts & Crafts Productions” label released “Are You Gone”, the sixth Sarah Harmer album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Marcus Paguin and Sarah Harmer.

Personnel:

  • Sarah Harmer – vocals, guitar, piano, electric piano, organ, synths, drums
  • Marcus Paguin – guitar, tambourine, piano, organ, recording
  • Gord Tough – guitar
  • Christine Bougie – lap steel guitar
  • Ben Whiteley – bass
  • Jason Euringer – vocals, bass
  • Howie Beck – guitar, drums, percussion, recording, mixing
  • John McCann – drums
  • Rob Radford – drums
  • Jon Bunny Stewart – saxophone
  • Benji Perosin – trumpet, electric guitar
  • Kevin Fox – cello
  • Aaron Holmberg – recording
  • Alex Gamble – engineer
  • John Dinsmore – engineer
  • Stephen Koszler – engineer
  • Joao Carvalho – mastering
  • Benjamin Nelson – layout, design
  • Vanessa Heins – cover photography
  • Virginia Clark – inside photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sarah Harmer, except where noted.

  1. St. Peter’s Bay
  2. New Low
  3. Just Get Here
  4. Take Me Out
  5. Squeaking Voices
  6. What I Was to You
  7. The Lookout
  8. Wildlife – David Hodge
  9. Cowbirds
  10. Little Frogs
  11. Shoemaker
  12. See Her Wave (For Jacqui)

On February 20, 2020.

On February 20, 2020, “Guided By Voices Inc.” label released “Surrender Your Poppy Field”, the 30th Guided By Voices album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Serious Business Music” and “Magic Door”, and was produced by Travis Harrison.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Bare Jr. – vocals, guitar
  • Robert Pollard – vocals, guitar, art direction, layout
  • Doug Gillard – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, drums, percussion, melodica, arranger
  • Mark Shue – bass
  • Kevin March – drums
  • Abby Shue – vocal
  • Travis Harrison – recording
  • Ray Ketchem – additional recording
  • Jamal Ruhe – mastering
  • Jeff Powell – mastering
  • Joe Patterson – art direction, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Pollard.

  1. Year of the Hard Hitter
  2. Volcano
  3. Queen Parking Lot
  4. Arthur Has Business Elsewhere
  5. Cul De Sac Kids
  6. Cat Beats a Drum
  7. Windjammer
  8. Steely Dodger
  9. Stone Cold Moron
  10. Physician
  11. Man Called Blunder
  12. Woah Nelly
  13. Andre the hawk
  14. Always Gone
  15. Next Sea Level

On February 14, 2020.

On February 14, 2020, “Modular” and “Island Australia” labels released “The Slow Rush”, the fourth Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at Kevin Parker’s home studio in Fremantle, Australia, and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Kevin Parker. At the 2020 “ARIA Music Awards”, “The Slow Rush” won five categories: “ARIA Award for Album of the Year”, “Best Group”, “Best Rock Album”, “Engineer of the Year” and “Producer of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Parker – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, mixing, art concept
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone– mastering
  • Glen Goatze – co-executive production
  • Neil Krug – photography, design, art concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker.

  1. One More Year
  2. Instant Destiny
  3. Borderline
  4. Posthumous Forgiveness
  5. Breathe Deeper
  6. Tomorrow’s Dust
  7. On Track
  8. Lost in Yesterday
  9. Is It True
  10. It Might Be Time
  11. Glimmer
  12. One More Hour

On February 14, 2020.

On February 14, 2020, “New Hulex” and “BMG” labels released “Weather”, the tenth Huey Lewis and the News studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Trout Farm Studios” in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Huey Lewis and Johnny Colla.

Personnel:

  • Huey Lewis – lead vocals, harmonica
  • Johnny Colla – vocals, guitar, saxophone, sequencing
  • Stef Burns – vocals, guitar
  • James Harrah – vocals, guitar
  • Sean Hopper – vocals, keyboards
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Bill Gibson – vocals, drums
  • Jeffrey Babko – piano
  • Ric Wilson – guitar
  • John McFee – steel guitar
  • Chris Barnes – trumpet
  • Johnnie Bamont – baritone saxophone
  • Marvin McFadden – trumpet
  • Rob Sudduth – tenor saxophone
  • Bryan Dyer – backing vocals
  • Lorin Rowan – backing vocals
  • Niko Ellison – backing vocals
  • Karl Perazzo – percussion

Track listing:

  1. While We’re Young – John Colla, Huey Lewis, John Pierce
  2. Her Love Is Killin’ Me – John Colla, Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis
  3. I Am There for You – John Colla, Huey Lewis
  4. Hurry Back Baby – Bill Gibson, Huey Lewis
  5. Remind Me Why I Love You Again – John Colla, Bill Gibson, Chris Hayes
  6. Pretty Girls Everywhere – Eugene Church, Thomas Williams, John Colla
  7. One of the Boys – John Colla, James Harrah, Huey Lewis

On February 9, 2020.

On February 9, 2020, Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea died aged 79. He was musician (piano, keyboards, percussion), composer and bandleader. He is regarded as one of the major piano players to emerge in jazz during the post-John Coltrane era. Recorded and performed with the most important Jazz musicians including Miles Davis, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, Blue Mitchell, Herbie Mann, Stan Getz, Roy Haunes, Miroslav Vitous, Stanley Clarke, Richard Davis, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, Eric Kloss, Hubert Laws, Herbie Mann, Blue Mitchell, John Patitucci, Wayne Shorter, Cal Tjader, Sonny Stitt, Dave Pike, Armando Peraza, Marion Brown, Sadao Watanabe, Larry Coryell, John Surman, Elvin Jones, Rolf Kühn, Airto Moreira, Antony Braxton, Pete La Roca, Al Di Meola, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ron Carter, Gábor Szabó, Donald Byrd, Tete Montoliu, Chaka Khan, Eddie Gomez, Wallace Rooney, Herbie Hancock, Antonio Sanches, Gary Burton and Hiromi Uehara. Corea formed and lead Return to Forever, Circle, Chick Corea Elektric Band, Chick Corea Akoustic Band and Five Peace Band. As leader he released 77 studio and 23 live albums. Corea won 23 “Grammy Awards”.

On February 8, 2005.

On February 8, 2005, Keith Knudsen died aged 56. He was musician (drums), vocalist and songwriter, member of the Blind Joe Mendlebaum Blues Band, Lee Michaels band, The Hoodoo Rhythm Devils and Southern Pacific, but was best known as drummer of The Doobie Brothers. In 2020, Knudsen was posthumously inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as a member of The Doobie Brothers.

On February 7, 2020.

On February 7, 2020, “Rhino” label released “Perdida”, the eighth Stone Temple Pilots studio album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Jeff Gutt, Deen DeLeo, Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Gutt – lead vocals
  • Dean DeLeo – electric and acoustic guitars, percussion
  • Robert DeLeo – lead vocal, bass guitar, keyboards, marxophone, additional guitars
  • Eric Kretz – drums, percussion
  • Bill Appleberry – keyboards
  • Yutong Sharpe – violin
  • Julle Staudhamaer – viola
  • Erin Breene – cello
  • Adrienne ‘Aeb’ Byrne – flute
  • Chris Speed – saxophone
  • Tiffany Brown – backing vocals
  • Joy Simpson – backing vocals
  • JJ Golden – mastering
  • Ryan Williams – engineer, mixing
  • Rory Wilson – art direction, design
  • Charles Leutwiler – cover photo

Track listing:

All tracks by Dean DeLeo and Jeff Gutt, except where noted.

  1. Fare Thee Well – Robert DeLeo, Jeff Gutt
  2. Three Wishes
  3. Perdida – Robert DeLeo, Jeff Gutt
  4. I Didn’t Know the Time
  5. Years – Robert DeLeo
  6. She’s My Queen – Robert DeLeo. Jeff Gutt
  7. Miles Away – Robert DeLeo, Jeff Gutt
  8. You Found Yourself While Losing Your Heart
  9. I Once Sat at Your Table – Dean DeLeo
  10. Sunburst