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In November 1980.

In November 1980, “Chrysalis” label released “Autoamerican”, the fifth Blondie studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “United Western Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mike Chapman.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, tympani
  • Jimmy Destri– piano, organ, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Frank Infante– guitar, background vocals
  • Nigel Harrison– bass, background vocals
  • Clem Burke– drums, background vocals
  • Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman– vocals
  • Jimmie Haskell– string and horn arrangements
  • Wah Wah Watson– guitar
  • Tom Scott– saxophone, lyricon
  • Steve Goldstein – piano, synthesizer
  • Ray Brown – bass
  • Scott Lesser, Ollie Brown, Emil Richards, Alex Acuña– percussion
  • B-Girls– background vocals
  • Lenise Bent – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Europa – Chris Stein
  2. Live it Up –Chris Stein
  3. Here’s Looking at You – Debbie Harry, Chris Stein
  4. The Tide Is High – John Holt, Howard Barrett, Tyrone Evans
  5. Angels on Balcony – Laura Davis, Jimmy Destri
  6. Go Through It – Debbie Harry, Chris Stein
  7. Do the Dark – Jimmy Destri
  8. Rapture – Debbie Harry, Chris Stein
  9. Faces – Debbie Harry
  10. T-Birds – Nigel Harrison, Debbie Harry
  11. Walk Like Me – Jimmy Destri
  12. Follow Me – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe

 

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On September 14, 2011.

On September 14, 2011, “Roadrunner Records” label released “Heritage”, the tenth Opeth studio album. It was recorded January – February 2011, at “Atlantis Studios: in Stockholm, and was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals, guitar, Mellotron, grand piano, sound effects, mixing, engineering
  • Fredrik Åkesson– guitar
  • Per Wiberg– grand piano, Mellotron, Rhodes piano, Hammond B3
  • Martín Méndez– bass guitar, upright bass
  • Martin Axenrot– drums, percussion
  • Alex Acuña– percussion
  • Björn J:son Lindh– flute
  • Joakim Svalberg– grand piano
  • Charlie Dodd – sound effects
  • Steven Wilson– mixing, effects engineering, vocal engineering
  • Peter Mew– mastering
  • Janne Hansson – engineering
  • Jasper Schuurmans – project coordinator
  • Sandra Artigas – photography
  • Travis Smith– art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Mikael Åkerfeldt.

  1. Heritage
  2. The Devil’s Orchard
  3. I Feel the Dark
  4. Slither
  5. Nepenthe
  6. Häxprocess
  7. Famine
  8. The Lines in My Hand
  9. Folklore
  10. Marrow of the Earth

On October 3, 2006.

On October 3, 2006, “Interscope” label released “The Information”, the seventh Beck studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Nigel Godrich.

Personnel:

  • Beck– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, melodica,  piano,  organ,  keyboards, programming, effects, scratching, sitar, bass guitar,  harmonica, kalimba, percussion, drums, drum effects, glockenspiel, Game Boy
  • Nigel Godrich– mixing, keyboards, programming, effects, scratching,  tambourine, percussion, background vocals, Speak ‘n Spell, whistle, Tote-A-Tune, kalimba, drums, Game Boy
  • Jason Falkner– bass guitars, electric and acoustic guitar, African bass, Moog synthesizer bass, background vocals, percussion, drums
  • James Gadson– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Joey Waronker– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Smokey Hormel, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Roger Manning Jr.– intro sounds
  • Alex Acuña– percussion, background vocals
  • Harvey Mason– drums
  • Brian LeBarton– Speak ‘n Spell
  • Justin Stanley– electric and acoustic guitar, background vocals, percussion, flute
  • Greg Kurstin– keyboards, berimbau, piano, bass keyboard, synthesizer, background vocals, acoustic guitar
  • DJ Z-Trip– scratching
  • Stevie Black – cello, percussion, background vocals
  • Lucia Ribisi – girl on “Cellphone’s Dead”
  • Cosimo Hansen – talking
  • Sean Davis – bass guitars
  • Rachel Shelley– shipping forecast
  • David Campbell– string arrangements, conductor
  • Suzie Katayama, Charlie Bisharat– strings
  • Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers– talking on “Exoskeleton”

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen, except where noted.

  1. Elevator Music
  2. Think I’m in Love
  3. Cellphone’s Dead
  4. Strange Apparition
  5. Soldier Jane – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  6. Nausea
  7. New Round
  8. Dark Star
  9. We Dance Alone
  10. No Complaints
  11. 1000 BPM
  12. Motorcade – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  13. The Information
  14. Movie Theme – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  15. The Horrible Fanfare/Landslide/Exoskeleton – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich

Samples:

  • “The Horrible Fanfare” section uses a sample of “Cellphone’s Dead”.
  • “The Landslide” section uses a sample from the song “Requiem pour un con” by the French singer Serge Gainsbourg.
  • “The Exoskeleton” section contains dialogue spoken by Dave Eggersand Spike Jonze

 

On September 4, 1990.

On September 4, 1990, “Slash Records” label released “The Neighborhood”, the eighth Los Lobos album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Larry Hirsch, David K. Hidalgo, Cesar J. Rosas, Louie F. Pérez, Jr., Conrad R. Lozano and Steve M. Berlin.

Personnel:

  • David K. Hidalgo- vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, 6-string bass, tiple, accordion, bajo sexto, violine, Hawaiian steel, koto guitar, drums, percussion
  • Cesar J. Rosas- vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, bajo-sexto, huanpanguera
  • Louie F. Pérez, Jr.- drums, percussion, guitars, jarana, hidalguer
  • Conrad R. Lozano- vocals, fender precision and 5-string bass, guitarron, upright bass
  • Steve M. Berlin- tenor, baritone and soprano saxophones, organ, clavinet, percussion
  • Jerry Marotta– drums
  • Danny Timms – organ, wurlitzer, piano
  • Alex Acuña- percussion, shekere, hand drums
  • John Hiatt– vocals
  • Jim Keltner- drums, percussion
  • Levon Helm- vocals, mandolin
  • Mitchell Froom- harmonium

Track listing:

All tracks by David K. Hidalgo and Louie F. Pérez, Jr., except where noted.

  1. Down on the Riverbed
  2. Emily
  3. I Walk Alone
  4. Angel Dance
  5. Little John of God
  6. Deep Dark Hole
  7. Georgia Slop – Jimmy McCracklin
  8. I Can’t Understand- Cesar J.Rosas, Willie Dixon
  9. The Giving Tree
  10. Take My Hand
  11. Jenny’s Got a Pony
  12. Be Still
  13. The Neighborhood

In June 1986.

In June 1986, “Polydor” label released “Daring Adventures”, the fourth Richard Thompson studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mitchell From.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson- guitar, vocals, mandolin, dulcimer, theremin
  • Mitchell Froom- keyboards, theremin
  • Jerry Scheff- bass guitar, double bass
  • Mickey Curry- drums
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Alex Acuña- percussion
  • Christine Collister, Clive Gregson – backing vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertina
  • Philip Pickett- shawm, crumhorn, recorder
  • Chuck Fleming – fiddle
  • Brian Taylor, Tony Goddard, David Horn, Ian Peters – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson

  1. A Bone Through Her Nose
  2. Valerie
  3. Missie How You Let Me Down
  4. Dead Man’s Handle
  5. Long Dead Love
  6. Lover’s Lane
  7. Nearly In Love
  8. Jennie
  9. Baby Talk
  10. Cash Down, Never Never
  11. How Will I Ever Be Simple Again
  12. Al Bowlly’s in Heaven

On October 26, 1999.

looking-forward

On October 26, 1999, “Reprise” label released “Looking Forward”, the third and final Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1999, and was produced by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Joe Vitale, Ben Keith and Stanley Johnston.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby— vocals; electric guitar; acoustic guitar
  • Stephen Stills— vocals; guitars; Hammond B-3,  bass,  percussion,  maracas, bass; percussion
  • Graham Nash— vocals; acoustic gutar
  • Neil Young— vocals; guitars; harmonica; tiple; celeste
  • Joe Vitale— drums; Hammond B-3, batas
  • Michael Finnigan— Hammond B-3
  • Spooner Oldham— keyboards; pump organ
  • Ben Keith— pedal steel guitar; Dobro
  • Denny Sarokin, Snuffy Garrett— guitars
  • James Raymond — piano
  • Craig Doerge— keyboards
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn— bass
  • Gerald Johnson— bass
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson— bass
  • Bob Glaub— bass
  • Jim Keltner— drums
  • Luis Conte— congas, jombe bass drum, batas; percussion
  • Alex Acuña— timbales
  • Joe Lala— congas
  • Lenny Castro— percussion
  • Ben Keith — co-producer

Track listing:

  1. Faith in Me – Stephen Stills, Joe Vitale
  2. Looking Forward – Neil Young
  3. Stand and Be Counted – David Crosby, James Raymond
  4. Heratland – Graham Nash
  5. Seen Enough – Stephen Stills
  6. Slowpoke – Neil Young
  7. Dream for Him – David Crosby
  8. No Tears Left – Stephen Stills
  9. Out of Control – Neil Young
  10. Someday Soon – Graham Nash
  11. Queen of Them All – Neil Young
  12. Sanibel – Denny Sarokin

On September 14, 1993.

traffic

On September 14, 1993, “Geffen” label released “Traffic from Paradise”, the seventh Rickie Lee Jones album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Conway Recording Studios”; “Oceanway Studios” and “Signet Sound Studios”, and was produced by Rickie Lee Jones.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones– vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, keyboards, bowed dulcimer,backing vocals
  • John Leftwich – bass, cello, backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Sal Bernardi – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Leo Kottke– six-string, twelve-string, slide acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • David Hidalgo– eight-string electric guitar
  • Brian Setzer– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Dean Parks– electric guitar
  • David Baerwald– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Alex Acuña– drums, congas
  • Brad Dutz – percussion, marima, tarkas, bodhran, udu, mixing
  • Efrain Toro – percussion
  • Bobby Bruce – violin
  • Doug Lyons – French horn
  • Syd Straw– backing vocals
  • Teresa Tudbury – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Rickie Lee Jones, except where noted.

  1. Pink Flamingos
  2. Altar Boy
  3. Stewart’s Coat
  4. Beat Angels – Sal Bernardi
  5. Tigers
  6. Rebel Rebel – David Bowie
  7. Jolie Jolie
  8. Running from Mercy – Rickie Lee Jones, Leo Kottke
  9. A Stranger’s Car
  10. The Albatross – Rickie Jones, Leo Kottke, John Leftwich