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On June 25, 1973.

On June 25, 1973, “Atlantic” label released “Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky)”, the nineteenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April – August 1972, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Quincy Jones and Aretha Franklin.


  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals, acoustic piano solo
  • Spooner Oldham– keyboards
  • Billy Preston– acoustic piano solo
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Tommy Cogbill– bass guitar
  • Jerry Jemmott– bass guitar
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Richie Pratt– drums
  • Phil Woods– alto saxophone
  • Joe Farrell– tenor sax solo, flute solo
  • Willie Bridges – saxophone
  • Charles Chalmers– saxophone
  • Andrew Love– saxophone
  • Floyd Newman– saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Phil Schier – recording
  • Gene Paul, Quincy Jones, Phil Schier – remixing
  • Ken Cunningham – design
  • Jim Dunn – design, cover illustration

Track listing:

  1. Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky) – Aretha Franklin
  2. Somewhere – Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
  3. So Swell When You’re Well – James Booker, Aretha Franklin
  4. Angel – Carolyn Franklin, Sonny Sanders
  5. Sister from Texas – Aretha Franklin
  6. Mister Spain – Carolyn Plummer
  7. That’s The Way I Feel About Cha – Bobby Womack, Jim Grisby, Joe Hicks
  8. Moody’s Mood – James Moody, Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  9. Just Right Tonight – Aretha Franklin, Avery Parrish, Buddy Feyne, Quincy Jones, Robert Bruce



On June 20, 2012.

On June 20, 2012, “Warner Bros” label released “Living Things”, the fifth Linkin Park studio album. It was recorded March 2011 – April 2012, at “NRG Recording Studios” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Rick Rubin and Mike Shinoda.


  • Chester Bennington– lead vocals
  • Mike Shinoda– vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, keyboard, piano, synthesizer;  strings, horns, creative director, rap vocals
  • Rob Bourdon– drums, percussions
  • Brad Delson– lead guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, synthesizer,  sampler
  • Dave “Phoenix” Farrell– bass guitar, backing vocals, sampler
  • Joe Hahn– turntables, synthesizer, samples, programming, backing vocals, creative director
  • Owen Pallett– strings
  • Ethan Mates – engineer
  • Andrew Hayes – assistant, engineer, editor
  • Brad Delson – additional production
  • Jerry Johnson – drum technician
  • Ryan DeMarti – production coordination, A&Rcoordination
  • Manny Marroquin– mixing
  • Chris Galland, Del Bowers – mixing assistants
  • Brian Gardner– mastering
  • Brandon Parvini – artwork, creative director
  • The Uprising Creative – art direction, design
  • Frank Maddocks – LP icon design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda; all music by Chester Bennington, Mike Shinoda, Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Dave “Phoenix” Farrell  and Joe Hahn.

  1. Lost in the Echo
  2. In My Remains
  3. Burn it Down
  4. Lies Greed Misery
  5. I’ll Be Gone
  6. Castle of Glass
  7. Victimized
  8. Roads Untraveled
  9. Skin to Bone
  10. Until It Breaks
  11. Tinfoil
  12. Powerless

On June 18, 1976.

On June 18, 1976, “Riva” label released “A Night on the Town”, the seventh Rod Stewart album. It was recorded December 1975 – April 1976, at “Cherokee Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Muscle Shoals Sound” in Sheffield, “Criteria” in  Miami” in Nederland, CO, and was produced by Tom Dowd. The cover art is based on Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s painting “Bal du moulin de la Galette”.


  • Rod Stewart – vocals
  • Donald Dunn, Bob Glaub, David Hood, Willie Weeks, Lee Sklar– bass guitar
  • Steve Cropper, Billy Peek, Joe Walsh, Jesse Ed Davis, David Lindley, Fred Tackett– guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis, David Foster, Barry Beckett, J. Smith – keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins, Andy Newmark, Al Jackson Jr., Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Tommy Vig, Joe Lala– percussion
  • Jimmy Horowitz, Mel Lewis, Arif Mardin– string arrangements
  • Tower of Power Horn section – French horn
  • Jerry Jumonville, Plas Johnson– tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Stewart, except where noted.

Slow Side

  1. Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  2. The First Cut Is the Deepest – Cat Stevens
  3. Fool for You
  4. The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II)

Fast Side

  1. The Balltrap
  2. Pretty Flamingo – Mark Barkan
  3. Big Bayou – Gib Guilbeau
  4. The Wild Side of Life – Arlie Carter, William Warren
  5. Trade Winds – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter

On June 11, 1991.

On June 11, 1991, “Kling Klang” label released “The Mix”, a remix Kraftwerk album. It featured re-recorded and re-arranged versions of songs which had originally appeared on the albums  “Autobahn”  through “Electric Café.” It was recorded in April 1991, and was produced by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider.


  • Ralf Hütter – album concept, music data mix, voice, vocoder, synclavier
  • Florian Schneider – album concept, music data mix, vocoder, speech synthesis
  • Fritz Hilpert – music data mix (electronic percussion)
  • Fernando Abrantes – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. The Robots(Die Roboter) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos
  2. Computerlove(Computerliebe) – Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos, Emil Schult
  3. Pocket Calculator (Taschenrechner) – Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos, Emil Schult
  4. Dentaku – Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos, Emil Schult
  5. Autobahn – Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos, Emil Schult
  6. Radioactivity(Radioaktivität) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  7. Trans-Europe Express(Trans Europa Express) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult
  8. Abzug – Ralf Hütter
  9. Metal on Metal (Metall auf Metall) – Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos
  10. Home Computer (Heimcomputer) – Ralf Hütter, Karl Bartos
  11. Music Non Stop (Musik Non-Stop) – Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos

On June 3, 1976.

On June 3, 1976, “Threshold” label released “Hopes, Wishes and Dreams”, the second Ray Thomas studio album. It was recorded February – April 1976 at “Threshold Studios” in London, and was produced by Ray Thomas and Derek Varnals.


  • Ray Thomas – lead and backing vocals, flute, bass flute, harmonica
  • Nicky James – backing vocals
  • John Jones – acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Trevor Jones – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Moran– keyboards
  • Graham Deakin– drums, percussion
  • Barry St. John – backing vocals
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Helen Chappelle – backing vocals
  • Terry James – orchestral arrangements
  • Derek Varnals – associate producer, recording engineer
  • Dave Baker – recording engineer
  • Phil Travers – illustration, design
  • Gered Mankowitz– photography

Track listing:

  1. In Your Song – Nicky James
  2. Friends – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  3. We Need Love – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  4. Within Your Eyes – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  5. One Night Stand – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  6. Keep On Searching – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  7. Didn’t I – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  8. Migration – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  9. Carousel – Ray Thomas, Nicky James
  10. The Last Dream – Ray Thomas


On May 28, 2012.

On May 28, 2012, “Voiceprint Records” label released “Espectro” (Specter in Portuguese), the sixth Violeta de Outono studio album. It was recorded March – April 2012, and was produced by Fabio Golfetti,


  • Fabio Golfetti– vocals, guitar
  • José Luiz Dinola – drums
  • Gabriel Costa – bass
  • Fernando Cardoso – keyboards
  • Fred Barley – additional percussion
  • Gabriel Golfetti – ocarina
  • Alex Angeloni – mixing
  • Walter Lima – mastering
  • Ruy Galisi – technical assistant
  • Victoria Golfetti – inner photo
  • Hank Nieman – back cover photo
  • Invisível – cover art, design

Track listing:

  1. Formas-Pensamento
  2. Montanhas da Mente
  3. Dia Azul
  4. Ondas Leves
  5. Claro-Escuro
  6. Algum Lugar
  7. Anos-Luz
  8. Espectro
  9. Solstício
  10. News from Heaven


On May 28, 1977.

On May 28, 1977, “A&M” label released “I’m in You”, the fifth Peter Frampton album. It was recorded November 197 – April 1977, at “Electric Lady Studios” in Greenwich Village, in New York, “The Record Plant” and “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton, Chris Kimsey, Bob Mayo and Frankie D’Augusta. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Peter Frampton– acoustic, electric and slide guitar, bass guitar, piano, organ, Moog synthesizer, minimoog, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP Axxe, clavinet, harmonica, drums, percussion, vocals, talk box, engineer, mixing
  • Bob Mayo– organ, Hammond B-3, synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP Axxe, clavinet, melodica, electric piano, piano, Fender Rhodes, accordion, electric and acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Stanley Sheldon– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • John Siomos– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Richie Hayward– drums, percussion, congas
  • Stevie Wonder– harmonica
  • Mick Jagger– backing vocals
  • Mike Finnigan– backing vocals
  • Ringo Starr– drums, percussion
  • Chris Kimsey, Bob Mayo, Frankie D’Augusta – engineer, mixing
  • George Marino, Doug Sax, Arnie Acosta – mastering
  • Vartan, Roland Young, Ryan Rogers – art direction
  • Neal Preston, Irving Penn – photography
  • Beth Stempel, Bill Levenson – supervisor, coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton; except where noted:

  1. I’m in You
  2. (Putting My) Heart on the Line
  3. Thomas (Don’t You Know How I Feel)
  4. Won’t You Be My Friend
  5. You Don’t Have to Worry
  6. Tried to Love
  7. Rocky’s Hot Club
  8. (I’m a) Road Runner – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr.
  9. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) – Lee Garrett, Lula Mae Hardaway, Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright