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On March 23, 2004.

On March 23, 2004, “Reprise” label released “Me and Mr. Johnson”, album by Eric Clapton consisting of covers of songs written and originally recorded by Robert Johnson. It was recorded in 2004, at “The Town House” in London, and was produced by Simon Climie and Eric Clapton.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton– guitar, slide guitar, vocals
  • Andy Fairweather-Low– guitar
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar, slide guitar
  • Jerry Portnoy– harmonica
  • Billy Preston– organ
  • Chris Stainton– piano
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Pino Palladino– bass
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Alan Douglas – recording engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Johnson.

  1. When You Got a Good Friend
  2. Little Queen of Spades
  3. They’re Red Hot
  4. Me and the Devil Blues
  5. Traveling Riverside Blues
  6. Last Fair Deal Gone Down
  7. Stop Breakin’ Down Blues
  8. Milkcow’s Calf Blues
  9. Kind Hearted Woman Blues
  10. Come on in My Kitchen
  11. If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day
  12. Love in Vain
  13. 32-20 Blues
  14. Hell Hound on My Trail

 

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In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Wavelength”, the tenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Van Morrison. The album cover photography was by Norman Seeff.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric piano, alto saxophone, backing vocals
  • Peter Bardens– keyboards, synthesizer
  • Bobby Tench– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Herbie Armstrong – rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Mickey Feat – bass
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • Garth Hudson– organ, synthesizer, accordion
  • Ginger Blake – backing vocals
  • Laura Creamer– backing vocals
  • Linda Dillard – backing vocals
  • Mitch Dalton – Spanish guitar
  • Kuma – bass
  • Special assistance with production – Mick Glossop, Bobby Tenchand, Peter Bardens
  • Production assistant – Paul Wexler
  • Second engineers – Alan Douglas, Richard Ash
  • Remixed – Brooke Arthur
  • Engineer: Mick Glossop
  • Additional remix engineer – Peter Granet
  • Assisting engineer – David Latman, Alex Kash
  • Coordination – Danny Lipsius
  • Art direction – John Cabalka
  • Design – Brad Kanawyer

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison except where noted.

  1. Kingdom Hall
  2. Checkin’ It Out
  3. Natalia
  4. Venice U.S.A.
  5. Lifetimes
  6. Wavelength
  7. Santa Fe/Beautiful Obsession – Jackie De Shannon, Van Morrison
  8. Hungry for Your Love
  9. Take It Where You Find It

 

On July 29, 2014.

On July 29, 2014, “Bushbranch” label released “The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale”, the twenty-second Eric Clapton studio album. It features covers of songs J. J. Cale songs. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by Eric Clapton and Simon Climie.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – vocals, guitars, dobro
  • Tom Petty– vocals
  • Mark Knopfler– guitar, vocals
  • John Mayer– guitar, vocals
  • Willie Nelson– guitar, vocals
  • Don White – guitar, vocals
  • Reggie Young– guitar
  • Derek Trucks– guitar
  • Albert Lee– guitar
  • David Lindley– guitar
  • Don Preston– guitar
  • Christine Lakeland– guitar, vocals
  • Mike Campbell- guitar
  • Doyle Bramhall II – guitar
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Jimmy Markham – harmonica
  • Mickey Raphael– harmonica
  • Michelle John – background vocals
  • Sharon White– background vocals
  • James Cruce – drums
  • Jim Karstein – drums
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums
  • David Teegarden – drums
  • Satnam Ramgotra – tablas
  • Simon Climie– Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, piano, drum programming, percussion, background vocals
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Walt Richmond– Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, piano
  • Additional production – Buddy Cannon
  • Recorded by Alan Douglas
  • Additional engineering – Tony Castle, Bobby Tis and Ryan Ulyate.
  • Assistant engineers – Jacob Dennis, Joe Kearns, Tim Marchiafava, Derek Parnell and Wendy Seidman.
  • Mixed by Simon Climie
  • Mastered by Bob Ludwig
  • Session coordinator – Debbie Johnson
  • Art direction, design – Catherine Roylance
  • Cover image – Michael Putland
  • Cover illustration – Yoshiyuki Sadamoto

Track listing:

All tracks by J.J. Cale except where noted.

  1. Call Me the Breeze
  2. Rock and Roll Records
  3. Someday – J.J. Cale, Walt Richmond
  4. Lies
  5. Sensitive Kind
  6. Cajun Moon
  7. Magnolia
  8. I Got the Same Old Blues
  9. Songbird
  10. Since You Said Goodbye
  11. I’ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) – Ray Price, Rusty Gabbard
  12. The Old Man and Me
  13. Train to Nowhere
  14. Starbound
  15. Don’t Wait – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  16. Crying Eyes

 

 

On June 13, 2000.

On June 13, 2000, “Duck” label released “Riding with the King”, album by Eric Clapton and B.B. King. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Eric Clapton and Simon Climie. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Greece by “IFPI Greece”, Italy by “FIMI”, Japan by “RIAJ”, New Zealand by “RMNZ” and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • B. King– guitar, co-lead vocals
  • Eric Clapton– guitar, co-lead vocals
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar, background vocals
  • Andy Fairweather Low– guitar
  • Jimmie Vaughan– guitar
  • Joe Sample– piano, Wurlitzer piano
  • Tim Carmon– organ
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Arif Mardin– string arrangements
  • Susannah Melvoin– background vocals
  • Wendy Melvoin– background vocals
  • Paul Waller – programming
  • Alan Douglas – engineer, mixer
  • Tom Sweeney – engineering assistant
  • Mick Guzauski– mixer
  • Robert Sebree – artwork photography
  • Don Paulsen – artwork photography
  • Wherefore Art?– artwork design
  • Stephen Walker – artwork direction

Track listing:

  1. Riding With the King – John Hiatt
  2. Ten Long Years – Jules Taub,B. King
  3. Key to the Highway – Big Bill Broonzy,Charlie Segar
  4. Marry You – Doyle Bramhall II,Susannah Melvoin, Craig Ross
  5. Three O’Clock Blues – Lowell Fulson
  6. Help the Poor – Charles Singleton
  7. I Wanna Be – Doyle Bramhall II,Charlie Sexton
  8. Worried Life Blues – Sam Hopkins,Big Maceo Merriweather
  9. Days of Old – Jules Taub, B.B. King
  10. When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer – B. King, Jules Taub
  11. Hold On, I’m Comin – Isaac Hayes,David Porter
  12. Come Rain or Come Shine – Harold Arlen,Johnny Mercer

 

In May 1980.

In May 1980, “Rocket” label released “Sportscar”, the second Judie Tzuke album. It was recorded in February 1980, at “The Manor” in Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire, UK, and was produced by Paul Muggleton, Mike Paxman and Judie Tzuke.

Personnel:

  • Judie Tzuke– vocals
  • Mike Paxman– guitar
  • John Edwards– bass
  • Bob Noble – keyboards
  • Jeff Rich– drums
  • Paul Muggleton – backing vocals, arrangements
  • Paul Hart – arrangements
  • Steve Taylor – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Prestage, Alan Douglas, Nick Thomas, Richard Manwaring – assistant engineers

Track listing:

All tracks by Judie Tzuke and Mike Paxman, except where noted.

  1. Sportscar
  2. Nightline
  3. Chinatown
  4. Understanding
  5. The Choices You’ve Made
  6. The Rise of Heart
  7. Living on the Coast
  8. Molly
  9. Rain on the Hills – Judie Tzuke, Mike Paxman, Paul Muggleton

In February 1984.

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In February 1984, “EMI” label released “The Flat Earth”, the second Thomas Dolby album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, and was produced by Thomas Dolby.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Dolby -vocals, piano, effects
  • Kevin Armstrong- guitar, trumpet, backing vocals
  • Matthew Seligman- bass
  • Clif Brigden -percussion, electronic drums
  • Adele Bertei- backing vocals
  • Lesley Fairbairn – backing vocals
  • Lionel Richie- backing vocals
  • Bruce Woolley- backing vocals
  • Robyn Hitchcock- vocals (spoken)
  • Peter Thoms- trombone
  • Louise Ulfstedt -vocals
  • Matthew Salt – tins, thundersheet
  • Mike Shipley, Alan Douglas – mixing
  • Dan Lacksman – engineer
  • Wally Traugott – mastering .

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Dolby, except where noted.

  1. Dissidents – Thomas Dolby, Kevin Armstrong,Matthew Seligman
  2. The Flat Earth
  3. Screen Kiss
  4. White City
  5. Mulu the Rain Forest
  6. I Scare Myself – Dan Hicks
  7. Hyperactive!

On November 1, 1971.

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On November 1, 1971, “Douglas Records” released “Hooteroll?”, album by Howard Wales and Jerry Garcia. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Alan Douglas and Doris Dynamite. The cover art is a painting by Abdul Mati Klarwein titled “Saint John”.

Personnel:

  • Howard Wales– organ, piano
  • Jerry Garcia– guitar
  • John Kahn– bass
  • Curly Cook – guitar
  • Bill Vitt –drums
  • Michael Marinelli – drums
  • Ken Balzall –trumpet
  • Martin Fierro– saxophone, flute
  • Horn arrangements: Martin Fierro
  • Recording engineer: Russ Geary
  • Mixing engineer: Tony Bongiovi
  • Photographs: Ron Rakow

Track listing:

All tracks by Howard Wales, except “South Side Strut” by Martin Fierro and Howard Wales and “Da Birg Song” by Jerry Garcia and Howard Wales.

  1. South Side Strut
  2. A Trip to What Next
  3. Up from the Desert
  4. DC-502
  5. One A.M. Approach
  6. Uncle Martin’s
  7. Da Birg Song