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On October 10, 2015.

On October 10, 2015, Steve Mackay died aged 66. He was musician (saxophone), recorded and performed with Violent Femmes, Snakefinger, Commander Cody, Zu, Andre Williams, Smegma, Van Rozay, Estel, Clubfoot Orchestra, Carnal Kitchen Band, The Mojo Boogie Band and Moonlighters, but was best known for his membership in The Stooges. As leader Mackay released three albums.

On September 25, 1974.

On September 25, 1974, “Atlantic” label released “Nightmares…and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle”, the fifth J. Geils Band (The) album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Record Plant Studios” and “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by  Bill Szymczyk.


  • Peter Wolf – lead vocals
  • J. Geils – guitar
  • Magic Dick – harmonica
  • Seth Justman – keyboards
  • Danny Klein – bass
  • Stephen Bladd – drums
  • George Jessel – spoken word vocals
  • Allan Blazek, Kevin Herron, Bill Szymczyk – engineer
  • Juke Joint Jimmy – assistance
  • Peter Himmelman – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman, except where noted.

  1. Detroit Breakdown
  2. Givin’ It All Up
  3. Must if Gost Lost
  4. Look Me in the Eye
  5. Nightmares
  6. Stop Down #39
  7. I’ll Be Coming Home
  8. Funky Judge – Andre Williams, Leo Hutton
  9. Getting’ Out

On June 11, 1996.

On June 11, 1996, “Sony 550” label released “T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.”, the eight George Clinton album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by George Clinton.


  • George Clinton – vocals, illustrations, executive producer
  • Steve Boyd – vocals, guitar
  • Michael Hampton, Gary James, Craig Love, Dewayne Blackbyrd McKnight, Garry Shider – guitar
  • Phelps “Catfish” Collins – rhythm guitar
  • Bernie Worrell – keyboards
  • Joseph “Amp” Fidder – vocals, keyboards
  • Clip Payne – vocals, keyboards
  • Junie Morrison – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Jerome Rodgers – vocals, synthesizer
  • Colin Wolfe – Wurlitzer, keyboards, percussion, drum programming
  • Bootsy Collins – vocals, bass
  • Lige Curry – bass
  • Rodney Curtis – bass
  • Billy “Bass” Nelson – bass
  • Cardell Mosson – bass
  • John Davis – vocals, bass
  • Eli Fountain – drums
  • Charlie Wilson, Kelly Cowan, Lashonda Clinton, Ray Davis, Sheila Brody, Pat Lewis, Olivia Ewing, Diane Fulmar, Paul Hill, Robert “P-Nut” Johnson, Louis “Babbling” Kabbabie, Rob Manzoli, Debra Killings, Kristen Gray, Dawn Knight, Tracey Lewis, Jeff Patterson, William Payne, Grady Thomas, Derrick “Frogg” Rossen, Ann Sheriff, Joi, Belita Woods, Andre Williams – vocals
  • MC Breed – rapping
  • Erick Sermon – rapping, mixing
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Paul Riser – string arrangements
  • Greg Boyer – trombone
  • Bennie Cowan – trumpet
  • Gregory Thomas – saxophone
  • Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby – vocals, DJ
  • Gary “Mudbone” Cooper – vocals, drumbeat
  • Chris Baker, Cary Corey, Guy Daniels, Carl Glover, Brian Remenick – engineer
  • Joe Alexander, Mark Bass, Larry Fergusson, David Kennedy, Neil Pogue, Kevin Parker, Greg Reilly – engineer, mixing
  • Roger Lomas – mastering
  • Phil “Digital Dali” Carling – cover art
  • Ronald Edwards – artwork
  • Stozo Da Klown, Toons – assistant art director
  • Over-10 Void – artwork, cover art
  • Artsui Tribe – back cover illustration
  • Overton Lloyd – illustrations
  • Pedro Bell – back cover
  • Richard White – graphics
  • Charlie Pizzarello – photography
  • Jerry Ewing – linear notes

Track listing:

  1. If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It’s Gonna Be You) – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper
  2. Summer Swim – George Clinton, Jr.; Walter “Junni” Morrison
  3. Funky Kind (Gonna Knock It Down) – George Clinton, Jr.; Joseph “Amp” Fiddler; Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby; Tracey “Treylewd” Lewis
  4. Mathematics – George Clinton, Jr.; Dewayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight
  5. Hard as Steel – George Clinton, Jr.
  6. New Spaceship – George Clinton, Jr.
  7. Underground Angel – George Clinton, Jr.; Steve “Go Ask Armen” Boyd; Derrick “Frog” Rossen; Mike Wilder
  8. Let’s Get Funky – George Clinton, Jr.; Joseph “Amp” Fiddler
  9. Flatman and Bobbin – George Clinton, Jr.; Ronald Dunbar; Belita Woods; Derrick “Frog” Rossen
  10. Sloppy Seconds – George Clinton, Jr.; William “Bootsy” Collins; Bernie “All The Woo” Worrell; Dewayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight; Belita Woods
  11. Rock the Party – George Clinton, Jr.; Olivia Ewing; Thomas “Bubbs” Fiddler; L. Mathew
  12. Get Your Funk On – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; David Spradley
  13. A.P.O.A.F.O.M. (Fly Away) – George Clinton, Jr.; Debra Barsha; Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby
  14. If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It’s Gonna Be You) [Colin Wolfe Mix) – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper


On November 20, 1979.

On November 20, 1979, “Casablanca” label released “Gloryhallastoopid (Or Pin the Tale on the Funky)”, the eight Parliament studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by George Clinton.


  • Michael Hampton, Garry Shider, William Collins, Phelps Collins, Gordon Carlton, DeWayne McKnight, Walter Morrison – guitars
  • Rodney Curtis, Donnie Sterling, William Collins, DeWayne McKnight, Walter Morrison – bass
  • Bernie Worrell, Walter Morrison, David Lee Chong – keyboards
  • Dennis Chambers, Kenny Colton, Tyrone Lampkin, William Collins, DeWayne McKnight – drums
  • Larry Fratangelo, Carl “Butch” Small – percussion
  • Greg Thomas, Greg Boyer, Bennie Cowens, Larry Hatcher, Maceo Parker, Sam Peakes – horns
  • Bernie Worrell, Fred Wesley, P-Funk Horns (The Baltimore Connection Horn Section), Sam Peakes – horn arrangements
  • Ray Davis, Garry Shider, Ron Ford, Larry Heckstall, Michael “Clip” Payne, Tracey “Lewd” Lewis, Linda Shider, Dawn Silva, Sheila Horne, Jeanette Washington, Jeanette McGruder, Shirley Hayden, Janice Evans, Greg Thomas, Robert Johnson, Ron Dunbar, Jessica Cleaves, Philippe Wynne, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper, Joel Johnson, Wellington Wigout, Star Child – choir
  • Jerome Rogers, Tony Davis, Andre Williams, Larry Hackett, Walter Morrison, Rod – additional backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Prologue
  2. (Gloryhallastoopid) Pin the Tail on the Funky – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton
  3. Party People – Bootsy Collins , George Clinton, Garry Shider
  4. The Big Bang Theory – Donnie Sterling, Ron Dunbar, George Clinton
  5. The Freeze (Sizzaleenmean) – DeWayne McKnight, George Clinton
  6. Colour Me Funky – Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon), George Clinton
  7. Theme from the Black Hole – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon)
  8. May We Bang You? – George Clinton, William Collins, Bootsy Collins, Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon)

In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Bearsville” label released the debut, self-titled Foghat album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Tom Dawes and Dave Edmunds.


  • Dave Peverett: vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rod Price: lead and slide guitar, dobro
  • Tony Stevens: bass guitar, harmony vocals
  • Roger Earl: drums, percussion
  • Andy Fairweather Low: backing vocals
  • Dave Edmunds: additional guitars
  • John Ward: additional bass
  • Colin Earl: piano
  • Engineered by Ralph Downs, Kingsley Ward
  • Mixed by Dave Edmunds, Nick Jameson

Track listing:

  1. I Just Want to Make Love to You – Willie Dixon
  2. Trouble, Trouble – Dave Peverett
  3. Leavin’ Again (Again!) – Dave Peverett, Tony Stevens
  4. Fool’s Hall of Fame – Dave Peverett
  5. Sarah Lee – Dave Peverett, Rod Price
  6. Highway (Killing Me) – Dave Peverett, Rod Price
  7. Maybelline – Chuck Berry
  8. A Hole to Hide In – Dave Peverett, Rod Price, Roger Earl
  9. Gotta Get to Know You – Deadric Malone, Andre Williams


On March 20, 1964.

On March 20, 1964, “Gordy” label released “Meet the Temptations”, the debut Temptations album for the Gordy (Motown) label. It was recorded 1961-January 1964, and was produced by Berry Gordy, Andre Williams, William “Mickey” Stevenson, Smokey Robinson, and Norman Whitfield.


  • Eddie Kendricks: vocals
  • Paul Williams: vocals
  • Melvin Franklin: vocals
  • Otis Williams: vocals
  • Elbridge “Al” Bryant: vocals
  • Davis “David” Ruffin: vocals
  • Eddie Holland: background vocals
  • Brian Holland: background vocals
  • Berry Gordy: executive producer
  • Smokey Robinson:executive producer

Track listing:

  1. The Way You Do the Things You Do – Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers
  2. I Want a Love I Can See – Smokey Robinson
  3. (You’re My) Dream Come True – Berry Gordy, Jr.
  4. Paradise – Berry Gordy
  5. May I Have This Dance – Janie Bradford, Norman Whitfield
  6. Isn’t She Pretty – Berry Gordy, Eddie Kendricks, Otis Williams
  7. Just Let Me Know – Berry Gordy
  8. Your Wonderful Love – Berry Gordy
  9. The Further You Look, the Less You See – Smokey Robinson, Norman Whitfield
  10. Check Yourself – Elbridge Bryant, David English, Berry Gordy, Otis Williams
  11. Slow Down Heart – Smokey Robinson
  12. Farewell My Love – Berry Gordy

In December 1983.


In December 1983, “Capitol” label released “You Shouldn’t-Nuf Bit Fish”, the second George Clinton solo studio album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by George Clinton, and co-produced by Junie Morrison and Garry Shider.


  • Junie Morrison, Bootsy Collins, Andre Williams, DeWayne McKnight, Eddie Hazel – guitar
  • Michael Hampton – guitar, avatar
  • Bootsy Collins, Lige Curry, Michael Payne – bass
  • Larry Fratangelo, Maruga Booker – percussion
  • Maceo Parker – sax
  • Richard Griffith, Larry Hatcher – trumpet
  • Bootsy Collins – drums
  • Junie Morrison, Doug Duffy, David Spradley, DeWayne McKnight, Michael Payne, Ron Cron – synthesizer
  • Junie Morrison, Doug Duffy – piano
  • Junie Morrison, Doug Duffy, David Spradley, Bernie Worrell, Ron Cron – keyboards
  • Fred Wesley – trombone
  • George Clinton, Garry Shider, Gary Cooper, Ron Ford, Eddie Hazel, Darryl Clinton, Shirley Hayden, Kim Seay, Lane Strickland, Tracey Lewis, Robert Johnson, Blackbird McKnight, Michael Payne, Andre Williams, Jimmy Giles, Mallia Franklin, James Gilmore, Rev. Uriah – background vocals


Track listing:

  1. Nubian Nut – George Clinton, David Spradley, Lane Strickland, Fela Kuti
  2. Quickie – Andre Williams, Ron Ford, Janice Evans, Stephanie Linn
  3. Last Dance – William Collins, Robert Johnson, Stephanie Linn
  4. Silly Millameter – Bob Bishop, Lushawn Clinton, Doug Duffy
  5. Stingy – Michael Hampton, Lige Curry, Gary Cooper, Stephanie Linn
  6. You Shouldn’t-Nuf Bit Fish – Michael Payne, Robert Johnson, Stephanie Linn

On December 5, 1980.


On December 5, 1980, “Casablanca” label released “Trombipulation”, the ninth Parliament studio album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, and was produced by George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Ron Dunbar and Ron Ford.


  • Bootsy Collins, Donnie Sterling, Lige Curry, Jimmie Ali – bass
  • Bootsy Collins, Tony Thomas, Michael Hampton, Gordon Carlton, Jerome Ali – guitar
  • Bootsy Collins, Lonnie Greene, Tyrone Lampkin, Kenny Colton – drums
  • Bernie Worrell, David Lee Chong, Michael Hampton, Manon Saulsby, Ernestro Wilson – keyboards
  • Fred Wesley, Larry Hatcher, Bennie Cowan, Greg Thomas, Maceo Parker, Richard Griffith, Darryl Dixon, David Taylor, Barry Taylor, Barry Rogers, Danny Cahn, David Tofani, John Mical, David Majali, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker – horns
  • Garry Shider, Ray Davis, Michael “Clip” Payne, Lige Curry, Jerome Rodgers, Larry Hatcher, Robert Johnson, Ron Dunbar, Jeanette McGruder, Dawn Silva, Sheila Horne, Mallia Franklin, Shirley Hayden, Janice Evans, Jeanette Washington, Gwen Dozier, Cheryl James, Ron Ford, Patty Walker, Andre Williams, Stevie Pannell, Kevin Shider, Tracey “Trey Lewd” Lewis, Tony Davis, Philippe Wynne, Jessica Cleaves, Donnie Sterling, Tony Thomas, Lonnie Greene, Nina Hoover, Linda Shider, Larry Heckstall, Dawn Driver, Ronni Faust, Godmoma, Junie Morrison, Bootsy Collins – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by George Clinton.

  1. Crush It
  2. Trombipulation
  3. Long Way Around
  4. Agony Of Defeet
  5. New Doo Review
  6. Let’s Play House
  7. Body Language
  8. Peek-A-Groove