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On April 21, 2009.

On April 21, 2009, “Favorite Gentlemen Recording” label released “Mean Everything to Nothing”, the second Manchester Orchestra studio album. It was recorded September – November 2008, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli and Dan Hannon.

Personnel:

  • Andy Hull – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, lyrics
  • Robert Mcdowell – lead guitar, vocals, keyboards
  • Jonathan Corley – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeremiah Edmond – drums, percussion, art direction
  • Chris Freeman – additional percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dan Hannon – electric guitar, keyboards
  • Oliver Kraus – cello, violin
  • Erica Froman – vocals, handclaps
  • Mary Alice Hull – vocals, handclaps

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull.

  1. The Only One
  2. Shake It Out
  3. I’ve Got Friends
  4. Pride
  5. In My Teeth
  6. 100 Dollars
  7. I Can Feel a Hot One
  8. My Friend Marcus
  9. Tony the Tiger
  10. Everything to Nothing
  11. The River (contains hidden track “Jimmy, He Whispers”)

On April 21, 2008.

On April 21, 2008, “SPV/Steamhammer” label released “Good to Be Bad” the tenth Whitesnake studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Casa DALA” and “Clear Lake Audio” in Los Angeles, “Snakebyte Studios” in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, and was produced by David Coverdale and Doug Aldric. The “Dinosaur Rock Guitar” forum  honored “Good to Be Bad” at 2008 “Dino Award” for “Best Album of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • David Coverdale – vocals, recording, mixing
  • Doug Aldrich – guitars, recording, mixing
  • Reb Beach – guitars
  • Timothy Drury – keyboards
  • Uriah Duffy – bass
  • Chris Frazier – drums
  • David Donnelly – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Coverdale and Doug Aldrich.

  1. Best Years
  2. Can You Hear the Wind Blow
  3. Call on Me
  4. All I Want All I Need
  5. Good to Be Bad
  6. All for Love
  7. Summer Rain
  8. Lay Down Your Love
  9. A Fool in Love
  10. Got What You Need
  11. Til the End of Time

On April 21, 2008.

On April 21, 2008, “Sub Pop” label released the self-titled, debut Flight of the Conchords album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, and was produced by Mickey Petralia.

Personnel:

  • Bret McKenzie – vocals, guitar, ukulele, bass, drums
  • Jemaine Clement – vocals, guitar, ukulele, xylophone, accordion, omnichord,  bass guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Kyle O’Callaghan – guitar
  • Sara Johnston – vocals
  • Rhys Darby – vocals
  • Robin Lynn – keyboards
  • Gus Seyffert – bass
  • Mickey Petralia – drums, percussion
  • Mark Lewis – drums
  • Scott Seiver – drums
  • Danny Frankel – percussion
  • David Ralicke – horns

Track listing:

All tracks by Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, except where noted.

  1. Foux du Fafa
  2. Inner City Pressure
  3. Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros
  4. Think About It
  5. Ladies of the World
  6. Mutha’uckas
  7. The Prince of Parties
  8. Leggy Blonde
  9. Robots
  10. Boom
  11. A Kiss Is Not a Contract
  12. The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room) – Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Kyle O’Callaghan
  13. Business Time
  14. Bowie
  15. Au Revoir

On April 21, 2017.

On April 21, 2017, “Yep Roc” label released the self-titled, twenty-first Robyn Hitchcock studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Readymade Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Robyn Hitchcock and Brendan Benson.

Personnel:

  • Robyn Hitchcock – vocals, guitar
  • Anne McCue– guitar
  • Jon Estes – bass
  • Jon Radford – drums
  • Pat Sansone– vocal
  • Grant Lee Phillips– vocals
  • Emma Swift– vocals
  • Gillian Welch– vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Robyn Hitchcock.

  1. I Want to Tell You About What I Want
  2. Virginia Woolf
  3. I Pray When I’m Drunk
  4. Mad Shelley’s Letterbox
  5. Sayonara Judge
  6. Detective Mindhorn
  7. 1970 in Aspic
  8. Raymond and the Wires
  9. Autumn Sunglasses
  10. Time Coast

On April 21, 2017.

On April 21, 2017, “ECM” label released “The Dreamer Is the Dream”, the 20th Chris Potter album. It was recorded in June 2016, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Chris Potter- soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, Ilimba, samples
  • David Virelles- piano, celeste
  • Joe Martin- double bass
  • Marcus Gilmore- drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Potter.

  1. Heart in Hand
  2. Ilimba
  3. The Dreamer Is the Dream
  4. Memory and Desire
  5. Yasodhara
  6. Sonic Anomaly

 

On April 21, 2016.

On April 21, 2016, Lonnie McIntosh aka Lonnie Mack, died aged 74. He was singer – songwriter and musician (guitar), regarded as pioneer of blues-rock music, rock guitar melodic soloing and a blue-eyed soul singer. He recorded eleven studio and two live albums, and has recorded with many famous musicians such as James Brown, Freddie King, Dobie Gray, Ronnie Hawkins, Wayne Perkins, Jack Holland, Albert Washington, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and bands such as The Doors, The Sluggers, The Crudup Brothers and The Charmaines. For his work, Lonnie Mack received many recognitions and awards including “International Guitar Hall of Fame induction” (2001), “Southeastern Indiana Musician’s Association Hall of Fame” induction (2001), “Rockabilly Hall of Fame” induction (2005), “The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame” induction (2006). Magazine “Guitar World” ranked his album “The Wham of that Memphis Man” as the most significant “landmark” in the history of rock guitar.

On April 21, 2015.

On April 21, 2015, “Sun Dog Records” label released “Concrete Gardens”, the eleventh Tony MacAlpine studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, at Tony MacAlpine home studio in Pasadena, California, and was produced by Tony MacAlpine, and Michael Mesker.

Personnel:

  • Tony MacAlpine– guitar, keyboard, bass
  • Jeff Loomis– guitar solo
  • Aquiles Priester– drums
  • Pete Griffin – bass
  • Lucky Islam – bass
  • Sean Delson – bass
  • Adair Daufembach – mixing
  • Seva David Ball – mastering
  • Michael Mesker – executive production

Track listing:

  1. Exhibitionist Blvd
  2. The King’s Rhapsody
  3. Man in a Metal Cage
  4. Poison Cookies
  5. Epic Napoleon’s Puppet
  6. Sierra Morena
  7. Square Circles
  8. Red Giant
  9. Confession of a Medieval Monument
  10. Concrete Gardens
  11. Maiden’s Wish

On April 21, 1986.

On April 21, 1986, “Columbia” label released “Raised on Radio”, the ninth Journey studio album. It was recorded October – December 1985, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Steve Perry.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- lead vocals
  • Neal Schon- guitars, keyboard, guitar synth, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, backing vocals, additional vocal co-production
  • Randy Jackson- bass, backing vocals
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Larrie Londin– drum
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Dan Hull – saxophone, harp
  • Steve Minkins – percussion
  • Jim Gaines – associate producer, engineer
  • Mark McKenna – engineer
  • Steve Rinkoff– engineer
  • Robert Missbach – assistant engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Randy Goodrum- additional vocal co-production
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering, re-mastering
  • Brian Lee – remastering

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain and Neal Schon, except where noted.

  1. Girl Can’t Help It
  2. Positive Touch
  3. Suzanne – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  4. Be Good to Yourself
  5. Once You Love Somebody
  6. Happy to Give
  7. Raised on Radio
  8. I’ll Be Alright Without You
  9. It Could Have Been You
  10. The Eyes of a Woman
  11. Why Can’t This Night Go on Forever – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain

On April 21, 1998.

On April 21, 1998, “Enja” label released “Light Breeze”, the 18th Franco Ambrosetti album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Matthias Winckelmann.

Personnel:

  • Franco Ambrosetti– flugelhorn
  • John Abercrombie– guitar
  • Antonio Faraò– piano
  • Miroslav Vitous– bass
  • Billy Drummond– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Franco Ambrosetti except where noted

  1. Versace – Daniel Humair
  2. Silli’s Nest (Interlude 1)
  3. Deborah – Gian Luca Ambrosetti
  4. Culture and Sensitivity (Interlude 2) – John Abercrombie
  5. Contempo Latinsky
  6. Elegia (Interlude 3) – Antonio Faraò
  7. My Foolish Heart – Victor Young, Ned Washington
  8. Virtuosismo (Interlude 4) – Miroslav Vitous
  9. One for the Kids – George Gruntz
  10. Percussion Dreams (Interlude 5) – Billy Drummond
  11. Giant Steps – John Coltrane
  12. Silli in the Sky

On April 21, 1997.

On April 21, 1997, “Delicious Vinyl” label released “Shelter”, the fourth Brand New Heavies studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by Simon Bartholomew, Siedah Garrett, Jan Kincaid and Andrew Levy.

Personnel:

  • Simon Bartholomew – guitars
  • Siedah Garrett– vocals
  • Jan Kincaid – vocals, keyboards, drums
  • Andrew Levy – bass, percussion
  • Bob Power, Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Bartholomew, Siedah Garrett, Jan Kincaid and Andrew Levy, except where noted.

  1. I Like It
  2. Sometimes
  3. Shelter
  4. You Are the Universe
  5. Crying Water
  6. Day by Day
  7. Feels Like Right
  8. Highest High
  9. Stay Gone
  10. You’ve Got a Friend – Carole King
  11. Once Twice Enough
  12. After Forever
  13. Last to Know