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Weezer: Same

On January 24, 2019, “Crush Music” and “Atlantic” labels released the self-titled, twelfth Weezer studio album (known as Teal Album). It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Mark Rankin, Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Brian Bell – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Scott Shriner – bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Mark Rankin – engineer, mixing
  • Jason Clark – engineer
  • Suzy Shinn – vocal engineer
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Africa – David Paich, Jeff Porcaro
  2. Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley, Chris Hughes
  3. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart
  4. Take on Me – Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket, Pål Waaktaar
  5. Happy Together – Alan Gordon, Garry Bonner
  6. Paranoid – Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osborne, Bill Ward
  7. Mr. Blue Sky – Jeff Lynne
  8. Np Scrubs – Kevin Briggs, Kandi Burruss, Tameka Cottle, Lisa Lopes
  9. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
  10. Stand by Me – Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “ABC/Dunhill” labels released “Barnstorm”, the debut Joe Walsh studio solo album. It was recorded in March 1972, at “Caribou Ranch” in Colorado, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk and Joe Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh- lead guitars, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, telegraph key, vocals, engineer
  • Kenny Passarelli- bass guitar, guitarrón, vocals
  • Joe Vitale- drums, percussion, keyboards, electric piano, flute, vocals
  • Paul Harris- piano, vocals
  • Al Perkins- steel guitar
  • Chuck Rainey- bass guitar
  • Bill Szymczyk- backing vocals, engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Here We Go
  2. Midnight Visitor
  3. One and One
  4. Giant Bohemoth – Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh
  5. Mother Says – Kenny Passarelli, Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh
  6. Birdcall Morning
  7. Home
  8. I’ll Tell the World – Alan Gordon, Allan Jacob
  9. Turn to Stone – Terry Trebandt, Joe Walsh
  10. Comin’ Down

On April 29, 1967.

The_Turtles_-_Happy_Together

On April 29, 1967, “White Whale” label released “Happy Together”, the third Turtles studio album. It was recorded late 1966 – 1967, and was produced by Joe Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Howard Kaylan – lead vocals
  • Mark Volman – vocals, guitar
  • Al Nichol – vocals, keyboards, organ
  • Chuck Portz – bass guitar
  • Don Murray – drums

Track listing:

  1. Makin’ My Mind Up – Jack Dalton, Gary Montgomery
  2. Guide for the Married Man – John Williams, Leslie Bricusse
  3. Think I’ll Run Away – Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman
  4. The Walking Song – Howard Kaylan, Al Nichol
  5. Me About You – Garry Bonner, Alan Gordon
  6. Happy Together – Garry Bonner, Alan Gordon
  7. She’d Rather Be with Me – Garry Bonner, Alan Gordon
  8. Too Young to Be One – Eric Eisner
  9. Person Without a Care – Al Nichol
  10. Like the Seasons – Warren Zevon
  11. Rugs of Woods and Flowers – Howard Kaylan, Al Nichol

On March 11, 1975.

Welcome_To_My_Nightmare

On March 11, 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Welcome to My Nightmare”, the eighth Alice Cooper studio album. It was recorded 1974 -1975, at “Soundstage” in Toronto, “Plant East”, “Electric Lady” and “A&R Studios” in New York, and was produced by Bob Ezrin. Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 90 on the list of the “Top 100 Album Covers Of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper- vocals
  • Bob Ezrin- synthesizer, arranger, keyboards
  • Jozef Chirowski- keyboards, clavinet, vocals, Fender rhodes
  • Dick Wagner- acoustic and electric guitar, vocals
  • Steve Hunter- acoustic and electric guitar
  • Prakash John- bass
  • Tony Levin- bass
  • Pentti “Whitey” Glan- drums
  • Johnny “Bee” Badanjek– drums
  • Gerry Lyons- vocals
  • Vincent Price- curator
  • Drew Struzan – cover art work

Track list:

  1. Welcome to My Nightmare – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
  2. Devil’s Food – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin, Kelley Jay
  3. The Black Widow – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  4. Some Folks – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin, Alan Gordon
  5. Only Women Bleed – Alice Cooper and Dick Wagner
  6. Department of Youth – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  7. Cold Ethyl – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin
  8. Years Ago – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
  9. Steven – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin
  10. The Awakening – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  11. Escape – Alice Cooper, Mark Anthony, Kim Fowley