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On January 17, 1969.

On January 17, 1969, “Atlantic” label released “Soul ’69”, the fourteen Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April 17–18 and September 24, 1968, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Tom Dowd and Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Junior Mance– piano
  • Spooner Oldham– organ
  • Joe Zawinul– organ, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Ron Carter– bass guitar
  • Jerry Jemmott– bass guitar
  • Tommy Cogbill– bass guitar
  • Bruno Carr – drums
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • Jack Jennings – vibraphone
  • Louie Goicdecha, Manuel Gonzales – percussion
  • David Newman– tenor saxophone, flute
  • King Curtis, Seldon Powell– tenor saxophone
  • George Dorsey, Frank Wess– alto saxophone
  • Pepper Adams– baritone saxophone
  • Joe Newman, Bernie Glow, Richard Williams, Snook Young,  Ernie Royal– trumpet
  • Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Benny Powell, Thomas Mitchell – trombone
  • Evelyn Greene, Wyline Ivy – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin – arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Ramblin’ – Big Maybelle
  2. Today I Sing the Blues – Curtis Reginald Lewis
  3. River’s Invitation – Percy Mayfield
  4. Pitiful – Rosie Marie McCoy, Charlie Singleton
  5. Crazy He Calls Me – Bob Russell, Carl Sigman
  6. Bring It On Home to Me – Sam Cooke
  7. Tracks of My Tears – Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Marv Tarplin
  8. If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody – Rudy Clark
  9. Gentle on My Mind – John Hartford
  10. So Long – Russ Morgan, Remus Harris, Irving Melsher
  11. I’ll Never Be Free – Bennie Benjamin, George David Weiss
  12. Elusive Butterfly – Bob Lind
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On January 15, 1970.

On January 15, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “This Girl’s in Love with You”, the sixteenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded January 8 – 9, and October 3, 1969, and was produced by Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– vocals, piano
  • Duane Allman– guitar
  • Barry Beckett– keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • David Hood– bass
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Jerry Weaver – guitar
  • Robert Honablue – engineering
  • King Curtis– tenor saxophone, horns

Track listing:

  1. Son of a Preacher Man – John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins
  2. Share Your Love with Me – Al Braggs, Deadric Malone
  3. The Dark End of the Street – Chips Moman, Dan Penn
  4. Let It Be – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. This Girl’s in Love with You – Burt Bacharach,  Hal David
  7. It Ain’t Fair – Ronnie Miller
  8. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  9. Call Me – Aretha Franklin
  10. Sit Down and Cry – Clyde Otis, Lou Stallman

On December 13, 1977.

On December 13, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Blue Lights in the Basement”, the sixth Roberta Flack studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Rubina Flake, Joe Ferla and Gene McDaniels.

Personnel:

  • Roberta Flack– vocals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards
  • Ronnie Foster– keyboards, background vocals
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis– keyboards, background vocals, musical arrangements
  • Harry Whitaker – keyboards, musical arrangements
  • Reggie Lucas– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar, musical arrangements
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Michael Kamen– oboe solo, musical arrangements
  • Anthony Jackson– bass guitar
  • Basil Fearrington – bass
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Gary King– bass, musical arrangements
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Jimmy Wong – drums
  • Howard King – drums
  • Idris Muhammad– drums
  • Crusher Bennett – percussion
  • David Carey – percussion
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • James Mtume– percussion, background vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap, Lani Groves, Gwen Guthrie, Yvonne Lewis, Gene McDaniels, Zach Sanders, Brenda White, Deniece Williams– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Why Don’t You Move in with Me – Gene McDaniels
  2. The Closer I Get to You – Reggie Lucas, James Mtume
  3. Fine, Fine Day – Rachel Perry
  4. This Time I’ll Be Sweeter – Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie
  5. 25th of Last December – Gene McDaniels
  6. After You – Michael Masser, Ron Miller
  7. I’d Like to Be Baby to You – Morgan Ames
  8. Soul Deep – Wayne Carson
  9. Love is the Healing – Gene McDaniels
  10. Where I’ll Find You – David McHugh

In December 1974.

In December 1974, “Nemperor” and “Atlantic” labels released the self-titled, second Stanley Clarke studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Stanley Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Clarke – vocals, bass guitar, double bass, guitar, piano
  • Jan Hammer– keyboards
  • Bill Connors– guitar
  • Tony Williams– drums
  • Airto Moreira– percussion
  • David Taylor – trombone, brasses
  • Jon Faddis, James Buffington, Lew Soloff, Garnett Brown, Peter Gordon – brasses
  • David Nadien, Charles McCracken, Jesse Levy, Carol Buck, Beverly Lauridsen, Harry Cykman, Harold Kohon, Paul Gershman, Harry Lookofsky, Emanuel Green – string section
  • Michael Gibbs– string and brass arrangement
  • Ken Scott– engineer
  • Brian Gardner– mastering engineer
  • Dave Whitman – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Stanley Clarke; except where noted.

  1. Vulcan Princess
  2. Yesterday Princess – Stanley Clarke, Carolyn Clarke
  3. Lopsy Lu
  4. Power
  5. Spanish Phases for Strings & Bass – Michael Gibbs
  6. Life Suite
  • Part I
  • Part II
  • Part III
  • Part IV

On November 28, 2005.

On November 28, 2005, “Atlantic” label released “One Way Ticket to Hell …and Back”, the second  Darkness studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hawkins– lead and backing vocals; lead and rhythm guitars; piano; Hammond organ; Mini-moog; synths; sitar
  • Dan Hawkins– rhythm and lead guitars; bass guitars; tubular bells; marching drums; tambourine; triangle; backing vocals
  • Ed Graham– drums
  • Richie Edwards– bass guitars; backing vocals
  • Freddy Gomez – pan flute
  • Stuart Cassells – bagpipes

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Hawkins and Dan Hawkins except where noted.

  1. One Way Ticket – Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain
  2. Knockers – Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain
  3. Is It Just Me? – Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain
  4. Dinner Lady Arms
  5. Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time – Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain
  6. Hazel Eyes
  7. Bald – Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Ed Graham
  8. Girlfriend
  9. English Country Garden
  10. Blind Man

On November 14, 1983.

On November 14, 1983, “Atlantic” label released “Believer”, the seventh Chic studio album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Nile Rodgers- lead vocals, rap, guitar
  • Bernard Edwards- vocals, bass guitar
  • Tony Thompson- drums
  • Alfa Anderson – lead vocals
  • Luci Martin – lead vocals
  • Brenda White, Fonzi Thornton, Curtis King – vocals
  • Rob Sabino- keyboards
  • Jason Corsaro – sound engineer
  • Lynn Dreese Breslin – art direction
  • Pater Sato- illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.

  1. Believer
  2. You Are Beautiful
  3. Take a Closer Look
  4. Give Me the Lovin’
  5. Show Me Your Light
  6. You Got Some Love For Me
  7. In Love With Music
  8. Party Everybody

On October 31, 2000.

On October 31, 2000, “Atlantic” label released “Haunted”, the second Poe album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Poe, Olle Romo, Matt Wilder, Matt Wallace and Mike Urban.

Personnel:

  • Poe – vocals, programming
  • Daris Adkins – guitar
  • Charlie Bisharat– violin
  • Kenneth Burgomaster, Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards
  • David Campbell– viola
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Mike “La Bomba” Elizondo – bass guitar
  • Brandon Fields – saxophone
  • Gary Grant, Jerry Hey – trumpet
  • Bill Reichenbach – trombone
  • John O’Brien – fiddle
  • Melissa Rogers, Samantha Rogers, Madison Rubel, Priscilla Loeb, Mark Z. Danielewski – vocals
  • Michael Urbano, Joey Waronker, Trevor Lawrence, Jr., Josh Freese– drums
  • John O’Brien, Olle Romo – programming
  • David Campbell – arranger
  • Kirk Fyvie, Phil Kaffel, Chad Bamford – engineers
  • Paul Leary, Olle Romo, David Thoener – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Exploration B – Poe
  2. Haunted – Mike Elizondo, John O’Brien, Poe
  3. Control – Daris Adkins, Poe, Toby Skard
  4. Terrible Thought – Mike Elizondo, John O’Brien, Poe
  5. Walk the Walk – John O’Brien, Poe
  6. Terrified Heart – Poe
  7. Wild – Mike Elizondo, John O’Brien, Poe
  8. 5&​12Minute Hallway – Josh Clayton-Felt, Poe
  9. Not a Virgin – Mike Elizondo, Poe, Matt Wilder
  10. Hey Pretty – Kenneth Burgomaster, Poe
  11. Dear Johnny – Poe
  12. Could’ve Gone Mad – Daris Adkins, Poe
  13. Lemon Meringue – John O’Brien, Poe, Matt Wilder
  14. Spanish Doll – Daris Adkins, Poe
  15. House of Leaves – Poe
  16. Amazed – John O’Brien, Poe
  17. If You Were Here – Heitor Periera