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On May 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Ipecac Recordings” label released “Bacteria Cult”, the third Kaada/Patton album. It was recorded 2015 – 2018, at “Fartein Valen” in Sveio, “Wrongroom” in Norway, and was produced by John Erik Kaada and Mike Patton.

Personnel:

  • John Erik Kaada – orchestration, arrangements
  • Mike Patton – performer
  • Orchestra – Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
  • Trond Husebø – conductor
  • Børre Mølstad – additional tuba and trombone 
  • Yi Yang – additional violin
  • Johannes Martens – additional cello
  • Kenneth Ryland – additional double bass
  • Lars Brenli – music preparation 
  • Åsgeir Grong – recording engineer 
  • Øyvind Grong – recording assistant
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  •  Helen Farr – score coordinator
  • Martin Kvamme – design

Track listing:

All tracks by John Erik Kaada and Mike Patton.

  1. Red Rainbow
  2. Black Albino
  3. Peste Bubónica
  4. Papillon
  5. Dispossession
  6. A Burnt Out Case
  7. Imodium
  8. Fountain Gasoline

On May 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Counter Records” label released “Hurt & the Merciless”, the fourth Heavy (The) studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, and was produced by Kelvin Swaby, Dan Taylor, Spencer Page and Chris Ellul.

Personnel:

  • Kelvin Swaby – vocals
  • Dan Taylor – guitar
  • Spencer Page – bass
  • Chris Ellul – drums
  • Bosco Mann – brass, strings, arrangement
  • Toby McLaren – brass, strings, arrangement
  • Andrew Scheps – mixing
  • Bazza – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Since You Been Gone
  2. What Happened to the Love
  3. Not the One
  4. The Apology
  5. Nobody’s Hero
  6. Miss California
  7. Turn Up
  8. A Ghost You Can’t Forget
  9. Last Confession
  10. Mean or Man
  11. Slave to Your Love
  12. Goodbye Baby
  13. Panic Attack (bonus track)

On April 1, 2013.

On April 1, 2013, “Rough Trade” label released “Machineries of Joy” the fifth British Sea Power album. It was recorded in November 2012 in Brighton.

Personnel:

  • Phil Sumner
  • Abi Fry
  • Yan Scott Wilkinson
  • Neil Hamilton Wilkinson
  • Martin Noble
  • Matthew Wood

Track listing:

  1. Machineries Of Joy
  2. K Hole
  3. Hail Holy Queen
  4. Loving Animals
  5. What You Need The Most
  6. Monsters Of Sunderland
  7. Spring Has Sprung
  8. Radio Goddard
  9. A Light Above Descending
  10. When A Warm Wind Blows Through The Grass

Initial copies of the album included a bonus EP containing 5 tracks:

  1. Facts Are Right
  2. Fingertips
  3. Baby Grey
  4. Lullaby For What You Are
  5. Chrysanthemum

On April 1, 1982.

On April 1, 1982, “RCA” label released “Money Talks” the seventh Trooper studio album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Mike Flicker.

Personnel:

  • Ra McGuire – vocals
  • Brian Smith – guitar
  • Rob Deans – keyboards
  • Doni Underhill – bass
  • Tommy Stewart – drums

Track listing:

 All tracks by Ra McGuire and Brian Smith.

  1. Money Talks
  2. Only a Fool
  3. This Must Be the Place
  4. Lookin’ for Trouble
  5. Ready for the Nite
  6. Everything You Want
  7. Could’ve Been Me
  8. Any Minute Now
  9. It Comes and It Goes
  10. Dig a Little Deeper

On Aoril 1, 1977.

On April 1, 1977, “Warner Bros” label released “Now Do U Wanta Dance” the fifth Graham Central Station album.

Personnel:

  • Larry Graham – lead and backing vocals, bass, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Hershall “Happiness” Kennedy – keyboards, synthesizer, clavinet, trumpet
  • David “Dynamite” Vega – guitar
  • Gail “Baby Face” Muldrow – vocals, guitar
  • Robert “Butch” Sam – vocals, keyboards, organ, piano
  • Tina Graham, Natalie Neilson, Shelia McKinney – vocals
  • Gaylord “Flash” Birch – drums
  • Dennis Marcellino, Jerry Martini, Max Haskett, Mic Gillette – horns

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Graham except where noted.

  1. Happ-E-2-C-U-A-Ginn
  2. Now Do-U-Wanta Dance
  3. Last Train
  4. Love and Happiness – Al Green, Mabon Hodges
  5. Earthquake
  6. Crazy Chicken
  7. Stomped Beat-Up and Whooped
  8. Lead Me On – Deadric Malone
  9. Saving My Love For You
  10. Have Faith in Me

On April 1, 2020.

On April 1, 2020, Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr.died aged 85. He was musician (piano) and music educator, worked with many famous musicians and bands including Ed Blackwell, Nat Adderley, Michael Caine, Art Tatum, Herry Connick Jr., Jimmy Cobb, Rich Matteson, David Benoit, Kermit Ruffins, Count Basie Orchestra, American Jazz Quintet, Irma Thomas and his sons Branford and Wynton Marsalis. As a leader he has recorded twenty albums.

On April 1, 2020.

On April 1, 2020. Adam Lyons Schlesinger died aged 52. He was singer-songwriter, musician (guitar) and record producer, founding member of the bands Fountains of Wayne, Ivy, and Tinted Windows. Lately he was key songwriting contributor and producer for the duo Fever High. Schlesinger won three “Emmys”, a “Grammy” and the “ASCAP Pop Music Award”.

 

On April 1, 2014.

On April 1, 2014, “Universal Records” label released “Life Journey”, the 37th Leon Russell album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Leon Russell – lead and background vocals, piano, liner notes
  • Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
  • John Clayton- bass, conductor, arranger
  • Dixieland Band
  • William Cantos – background vocals
  • Alvin Chea– background vocals
  • Perry Morgan – background vocals
  • Louis Price– background vocals
  • Graham Dechter – acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Anthony Wilson– guitar
  • Chris Simmons- slide guitar
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel, pedal steel guitar
  • Hugh McCracken- guitar, soloist
  • Larry Goldings- Hammond B3
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Lee Callet – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Owens – tenor saxophone
  • Rickey Woodard– tenor saxophone
  • Keith Fiddmont – alto saxophone
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Ryan Porter – trombone
  • Maurice Spears – bass trombone
  • Bijon Watson – trumpet
  • Gilbert Castellanos– trumpet
  • Clay Jenkins – trumpet
  • Sal Cracchiolo – trumpet
  • James Ford – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard- flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Jeff Clayton- clarinet, alto saxophone
  • James Gordon – clarinet
  • Christoph Luty – bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass
  • Jeff Hamilton- drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums
  • Elena Barere – concert master
  • Alan Broadbent- string arrangements
  • Jill Dell’Abate – string contractor
  • Elton John- executive producer
  • Shari Sutcliffe – music contractor, production coordination
  • Chandler Harrod – engineer, Pro-Tools
  • Mark Lambert – piano engineer, vocal engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner- string engineer
  • Al Schmitt- engineer, mixing
  • Doug Saks – mastering
  • Ryan Roth – design, photography
  • Mike Diehl – design

Track listing:

  1. Come On in My Kitchen – Robert Johnson
  2. Big Lips – Leon Russell
  3. Georgia on My Mind- Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  4. That Lucky Old Sun- Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith 4:09
  5. Fever- Eddie Cooley, John Davenport
  6. Think of Me – Mike Reid
  7. I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)- Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  8. The Masquerade Is Over – Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel
  9. I Really Miss You – Paul Anka
  10. New York State of Mind- Billy Joel
  11. Fool’s Paradise -Johnny Fuller, Bob Geddins, Dr. David Rosenbaum
  12. Down in Dixieland – Leon Russell

On April 1, 1985.

On April 1, 1985, “Virgin” label released “25 O’Clock”, debut Dukes of Stratosphear album. It was recorded in December 1984, at “Chapel Lane Studios” in Hereford, UK, and was produced by John Leckie, Swami Anand Nagara, Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding, Dave Gregory and Ian Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Sir John Johns (Andy Partridge) – vocals, guitar, bass, sleeve art
  • The Red Curtain (Colin Moulding) – vocals, bass, rhythm guitar
  • Lord Cornelius Plum (Dave Gregory) – mellotron, piano, organ, fuzz-toneguitar
  • I.E.I. Owen (Ian “Eewee” Gregory) – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Partridge except where noted

  1. 25 O’ Clock
  2. Bike Ride to the Moon
  3. My Love Explodes
  4. What in the World??… – Colin Moulding
  5. Your Gold Dress
  6. The Mole from the Ministry

On April 1, 1980.

On April 1, 1980, “ECM” label released “Full Force”, the 27th Art Ensemble of Chicago album. It was recorded in January 1980, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Lester Bowie– trumpet, celeste, bass drum
  • Malachi Favors– double bass, percussion, melodica
  • Joseph Jarman– vocal, saxophone, clarinet, percussion
  • Roscoe Mitchell– saxophone, clarinet, flute, percussion
  • Don Moye– vocal, drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Magg Zelma – Malachi Favors
  2. Carefree – Roscoe Mitchell
  3. Charlie M – Lester Bowie
  4. Ol’ Time Southside Street Dance – Joseph Jarman
  5. Full Force – Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye, Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors