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On January 3, 2006.

On January 3, 2006, “RCA” label released “First Impressions of Earth”, the third   Strokes studio album. It was recorded January–May 2005 in Sestri Levante, and was produced by David Kahne and Gordon Raphael.

Personnel:

  • Julian Casablancas- vocals, drums
  • Albert Hammond, Jr.- guitar
  • Nick Valensi- guitar, mellotron
  • Nikolai Fraiture- bass guitar
  • Fabrizio Moretti- drums, percussion
  • Bob Ludwig, Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Andy Wallace- mixing
  • Steve Sisco – assistant mixing engineer
  • David Kahne– engineer
  • Piero Fornasetti – disc art work
  • Lothar Quinte – cover art
  • Günter Fruhtrunk – rear cover art
  • James Bellesini – album design for Love Police
  • Dan Winters – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Casablancas, except where noted.

  1. You Only Live Once
  2. Juicebox
  3. Heart in a Cage
  4. Razorblade
  5. On the Other Side
  6. Vision of Division
  7. Ask Me Anything – Julian Casablancas, Nick Valensi
  8. Electricityscape
  9. Killing Lies – Julian Casablancas, Nikolai Fraiture
  10. Fear of Sleep
  11. 15 Minutes
  12. Ize of the World
  13. Evening Sun – Julian Casablancas, Fabrizio Moretti
  14. Red Light
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In May 1989.

In May 1989, “Arista” label released “Through the Storm”, the thirty-fifth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Narada Michael Walden, Walter Afanasieff, Arif Mardin, Joe Mardin and Aretha Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– lead and backing vocals, vocal engineer, acoustic piano
  • James Brown – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards, synth bass, drum programming
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Lincoln Clapp – engineer
  • Marlene Cohen – art direction
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Mike Davis – trombone
  • George Devens – percussion
  • David Foster– electric piano, synthesizer
  • Four Tops– vocals
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Siedah Garrett– backing vocals
  • Kenny G– saxophone
  • Greg “Gigi” Gonaway – cymbal
  • Reggie Griffin – guitar
  • Kenneth Hitchcock – baritone saxophone
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Whitney Houston– lead vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Marc Russo– saxophone solo
  • Corrado Rustici – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • “Bongo” Bob Smith – drum programming
  • Kent Smith – trumpet
  • Andy Snitzer – tenor saxophone
  • Narada Michael Walden– arrangements, Simmons drums, synthesizer
  • Aaron Zigman– keyboards, bass vocals
  • Rod Hui – recording, mixing
  • Mike Iacopelli – recording , vocal recording
  • Liz Jackson – backing vocals
  • Skyler Jett – backing vocals
  • Elton John– lead vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Melisa Kary – backing vocals
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Darren Klein – engineer, mixing
  • Ren Klyce– Fairlight CMI programming, additional keyboards
  • Jerry Knight – bass guitar
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer, acoustic piano
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Edie Lehman – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin– arrangements
  • Joe Mardin – programming, sequencing, recording, mixing
  • Peter Max – cover art
  • Marti McCall – backing vocals
  • Sammy Merendino – additional drum samples
  • David Paich– acoustic piano
  • Claytoven Richardson– backing vocals
  • Norman Parkinson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Gimme Your Love – Narada Michael Walden, Jeffrey Cohen
  2. Mercy – Siedah Garrett, Glen Ballard
  3. He’s the Boy – Aretha Franklin
  4. It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  5. Through the Storm – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  6. Think – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
  7. Come to Me – Willard Eugene Price
  8. If Ever a Love There Was – Pamela Phillips Oland, Todd Cerney

In April 1986.

In April 1986, “Capitol” label released “Cocker”, the tenth Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Richie Zito, Terry Manning, Ron Nevison, Albert Hammond and Diane Warren and Bernard Edwards. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, and Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals
  • Neal Schon, Richie Zito, Eddie Martinez, Cliff Goodwin, Dann Huff – guitars
  • Vito San Filippo, Bernard Edwards, Randy Jackson, Arthur Barrow, Mike Moran – bass
  • Mike Moran, Arthur Barrow, Jeff Lorber, Larry Marshall, Jeff Bova, Michael Boddicker, Howard Hersh – keyboards
  • Michael Baird, Anton Fig, Eric Parker – drums
  • Mel Collins, Andrew Love – saxophone
  • Dick Hyde, Steve Madaio, Joel Peskin – horns
  • Albert Hammond, Diane Warren, Curtis King, Maxine Green, Julia Tillman Waters, Leslie Smith, Joe Turano, Elesecia Wright, Maxine Waters – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Shelter Me – Nick DiStefano
  2. A to Z – Tom Kimmel
  3. Don’t You Love Me Anymore – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  4. Living Without Your Love – Michael Bolton, Doug James
  5. Don’t Drink The Water – Richard Feldman, Pat Robinson
  6. You Can Leave Your Hat On – Randy Newman
  7. Heart of the Matter – Ronald Miller, Billy Aerts
  8. Inner City Blues – Marvin Gaye, James Nyx Jr.
  9. Love Is on a Fade – Stephen Allen Davis, Dennis Morgan
  10. Heaven -Terry Manning

 

On March 26, 2013.

On March 26, 2013, “Rough Trade” label released “Comedown Machine”, the fifth Strokes studio album. It was recorded July – November 2012 at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and “One Way Studios” in Upstate New York, and was produced by Gus Oberg.

Personnel:

  • Julian Casablancas– vocals
  • Albert Hammond, Jr.– guitar, keyboards
  • Nick Valensi– guitar, keyboards, mellotron
  • Nikolai Fraiture– bass guitar, double bass
  • Fabrizio Moretti– drums, percussion
  • Gus Oberg – audio mixer, engineer
  • Phil Joy – engineer
  • Dave Lutch – mastering
  • Brett Kilroe – art direction, design
  • Fab Moretti – art direction
  • Tina Ibañez – design
  • Colin Lane – original band photography
  • Jason McDonald – still life photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond, Jr., Nick Valensi, Nikolai Fraiture and Fabrizio Moretti, except where noted.

  1. Tap Out
  2. All the Time – Julian Casablancas, Nikolai Fraiture
  3. One Way Trigger – Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond, Jr.
  4. Welcome to Japan – Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond, Jr., Nick valensi
  5. 80’s Comedown Machine – Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond, Jr., Nick Valensi, Nikolai Fraiture, Fabrizio Moretti
  6. 50/50
  7. Slow Animals – Julian Casablancas, Nick Valensi
  8. Partners in Crime – Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond, Jr.
  9. Chances – Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond, Jr., Fabrizio Moretti
  10. Happy Ending
  11. Call It Fate, Call It Karma – Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond, Jr., Nick Valensi

On November 1, 1969.

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On November 1, 1969, “Bell Records” label released “A Way of Life”, the début The Family Dogg album. It was recorded April – May 1969 at “IBC Studios”; “Chappell Studios”; “Landsdowne Studios” in London and was produce by Steve Rowland. The album session group includes Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and John Bonham.

Personnel:

  • Steve Rowland– lead vocals, backing vocals, congas, producer
  • Albert Hammond– lead vocals, backing vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Mike Hazelwood– lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Christine Holmes – lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Pam “Zooey” Quinn – lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Page– electric guitars
  • John Paul Jones– bass guitar, arranger
  • Amory Kane – guitar, fills between every track
  • John Bonham– drums
  • Alan Parker– acoustic guitar
  • Alan “Hawk” Hawkshaw– piano, organ
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Stan Barrett – percussion
  • Denis Lopez – percussion
  • Phil Dennys – arranger
  • Reg Tilsey – arranger
  • Ken Woodman – arranger
  • Damon Lyon Shaw – engineer
  • John Iles – engineer
  • John Timperley– engineer
  • John Mackswith– engineer
  • Mike Weighell – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Julie’s Just Gone – Mark Jordan
  2. All the Best Songs and Marches -Terry Stamp
  3. In the Ghetto – Mac Davis
  4. Today I Killed a Man I Didn’t Know – Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway
  5. Pattern People – Jimmy Webb
  6. Save the Life of My Child – Paul Simon
  7. Love Minus Zero/No Limit – Bob Dylan
  8. Reflections ‘Of Your Face’ – Amory Kane
  9. Run Run Run Fly Fly Fly – Ben Findon
  10. Moonshine Mary – Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood
  11. You Were On My Mind – traditional; arranged by Armory Kane, Steve Rowland, Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood
  12. A Place in the Sun – Bryan Wells, Ronald Miller
  13. A Way of Life – Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway

 

On April 8, 1969.

Three Week Hero

On April 8, 1969, “Liberty” label released “Three Week Hero”, album by P.J. Proby. It was recorded in September 1968, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Rowland.  This is album, where all four members of Led Zeppelin recorded together in studio for first time ever.

Personnel:

  • P.J. Proby- Vocals
  • Jimmy Page- Acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • John Paul Jones- Bass guitar, keyboards, arrangements
  • John Bonham- Drums, conga
  • Robert Plant- Harmonica
  • Amory Kane- Acoustic guitar, strings
  • Alan Parker- Guitar
  • Alan Hawkshaw- Keyboards
  • Clem Cattini- Drums
  • Stan Barrett- Percussion
  • Dennis Lopez – Percussion
  • The Jericho (The Family Doggwith Bob Henry) – backing vocals
  • Steve Rowland- arranger
  • Mike Weighell – engineer
  • Spencer Leigh- liner notes
  • Gustav Karl Moody – art direction, cover design
  • Steve Thomas – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Three Week Hero – John Stewart
  2. The Day That Lorraine Came Down – Kenny Young
  3. Little Friend – Robin Gair, Peter Mason
  4. Empty Bottles – Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood
  5. Reflections (Of Your Face) – Amory Kane
  6. Won’t Be Long – Leslie McFarland
  7. Sugar Mama – Woodley, Kenny Young
  8. I Have a Dream – Terry Hensley, Alec Wilder
  9. It’s Too Good to Last – Baker, Stephens
  10. New Directions – Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood
  11. Today I Killed a Man” (Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway
  12. Medley: It’s So Hard to Be a Nigger/Jim’s Blues/George Wallaceis Rollin’ in This Mornin'” (Mable Hillery/Traditional)

 

On February 10, 1967.

The_Troggs - Trogglodynamite

On February 10, 1967, “Page One” label released “Trogglodynamite”, the second Troggs studio album.  It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Larry Page.

Personnel:

  • Chris Britton
  • Dave Maggs
  • Pete Lucas
  • Chris Allen
  • Reg Presley
  • Richard Moore
  • Dave Wright
  • Pete Staples
  • Ronnie Bond
  • Tony Murray

Track listing:

  1. I Can Only Give You Everything -Tommy Scott, Phil Coulter
  2. Last Summer – Reg Presley
  3. Meet Jaсqueline – Albert Hammond
  4. Oh No – Pete Staples
  5. It’s Too Late – Ronnie Bond
  6. 10 Downing Street – Larry Page, David Matthews
  7. Mona (I Need You Baby) – Bo Diddley
  8. I Want You to Come into My Life – Reg Presley
  9. Let Me Tell You Babe – Joe Sherman, George David Weiss
  10. Little Queenie – Chuck Berry
  11. Cousin Jane – Larry Page, David Matthews
  12. You Can’t Beat It – Reg Presley
  13. Baby Come Closer – Terry Dwyer, Jack Price
  14. It’s Over – Reg Presley