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On August 13, 1971.

On August 13, 1971, Curtis Ousley (born Curtis Montgomery) aka King Curtis died aged 37. He was music director, record producer, and musician (soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, trumpet), worked in various music genres, rhythm, and blues, rock and roll, soul, blues, funk, and soul-jazz. He performed and recorded with numerous musicians and bands including Aretha Franklin, Nat Adderley, Wynton Kelly, ]Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, Andy Williams, The Coasters, LaVern Baker, Joe South, John Lennon, the Rimshots, Champion Jack Dupree, Jerry Jemmott, Oliver Jackson, King Pins, Bernard Purdie, The Shirelles, The Noble Band, Cornell Dupree, and  Duane Allman. At the 1970 “Grammy Awards”, Curtis won the “Best R&B Instrumental Performance Grammy” for “Games People Play”. In March 2000, he was posthumously inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.

On August 13, 2013.

On August 13, 2013, “Littlebox Recordings” label released “Push Any Button”, the tenth Sam Phillips studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Littlebox Studio”, and was produced by Sam Phillips.

Personnel:

  • Sam Phillips – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Palmer– piano, keyboards
  • Benmont Tench– piano
  • Chris Bruce – guitar
  • Sebastian Steinberg– double bass
  • Jennifer Condos– bass guitar
  • Jay Bellerose– drums
  • The Section Quartet
    • Eric Gorfain– violin, guitar, keyboards
    • Daphne Chen – violin
    • Lauren Chapman – viola
    • Richard Dodd– cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Phillips.

  1. Pretty Time Bomb
  2. All Over Me
  3. When I’m Alone
  4. See You In Dreams
  5. Going
  6. Things I Shouldn’t Have Told You
  7. Speaking of Pictures
  8. You Know I Won’t
  9. No Time Like Now
  10. Can’t See Straight

 

On August 13, 2002.

On August 13, 2002, “Warner Bros” label released “Largo”, the 14th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded in April 2002, at “Studio B, Capitol Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jon Brion.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau- piano, vibes, prepared piano
  • Larry Grenadier – bass
  • Darek Oleszkiewicz – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain- drums, percussion, tabla
  • Jim Keltner- drums, snare drum, vibraphone
  • Victor Indrizzo– drums, percussion
  • Jorge Rossy – drums, percussion
  • Jon Brion- guitar synthesizer, guitar treatments, percussion
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen- electric bass
  • Peter Mandell, Rose Corrigan – bassoon
  • Emile Bernstein, Gary Gray – clarinet
  • David Shostac, Steve Kujala – flute
  • Earle Dumler, Jon Clark – oboe
  • Daniel Kelley, Philip Yao – French horn
  • William Reichenbach – trombone
  • George B. Thatcher – bass trombone
  • Thomas Biller – engineer
  • Doug Sax, Robert Hadley – mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – art direction, design
  • Tina Tyrell – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau, except where noted.

  1. When It Rains
  2. You’re Vibing Me
  3. Dusty Mcnugget
  4. Dropjes – Brad Mehldau, Darek Oleszkiewicz, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Matt Chemberlain, Victor Indrizzo
  5. Paranoid Android– Thom Yorke, Johnny Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Colin Greenwood, Phil Selway
  6. Franklin Avenue
  7. Sabbath
  8. Dear Prudence – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. Free Willy – Brad Mehldau,Matt Chemberlain, Larry Grenadier, Jorge Rossy
  10. Alvarado
  11. Wave/Mother Nature’s Son – Antonio Carlos Jobim/John Lennon, Paul McCartney

On August 13, 1996.

On August 13, 1996, “Swell” label released “Friction, Baby”, the third Better Than Ezra studio album. It was recorded March – April 1996 and was produced by Don Gehman.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Griffin– vocals, guitar
  • Tom Drummond– bass
  • Travis McNabb– drums
  • Joan Wasser– violin
  • Peter Holsapple – piano, organ, mandolin
  • Anthony Dagrade – saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Jamil Sharie – trumpet
  • Mark Mullins – trombone
  • Matthew Perrine – tuba
  • Lawrence Sieberth – piano
  • James Arthur Payne – guitar

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Griffin.

  1. King of New Orleans
  2. Rewind
  3. Long Lost
  4. Normal Town
  5. Scared, Are You?
  6. Return of the Post Moderns
  7. Hung the Moon
  8. Desperately Wanting
  9. Still Life With Cooley
  10. WWOZ
  11. Happy Endings
  12. Speeding Up to Slow Down
  13. At Ch. Degaulle, Etc.
  • “Mejor de Ezra – starts at 3:20 into the track

On August 13, 1962.

On August 13, 1962, “Columbia” label released “The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin”, the third  Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April 27; May 4–5; May 11, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Robert Mersey.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Robert Mersey- personal supervisor, arrangements, conductor
  • Don Hunstein – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry, Baby – Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger
  2. Try a Little Tenderness – James Campbell and Reginald Connelly, Harry M. Woods
  3. I Apologize – Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Ed Nelson
  4. Without the One You Love – Aretha Franklin
  5. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, B.G. DeSylva
  6. I’m Sitting on Top of the World – Ray Henderson, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  7. Just for a Thrill – Lil Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye
  8. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.
  9. I’m Wandering – Berry Gordy, Jr., Tyran Carlo
  10. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin
  11. I Don’t Know You Anymore – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
  12. Lover Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II

 

On August 13, 1956.

On August 13, 1956, “Decca” label released “Rock ‘n Roll Stage Show”, the fourth Bill Haley and His Comets album. It was recorded in March 1956, in New York City, and was produced by Milt Gabler.

Personnel:

  • Bill Haley– vocal, rhythm guitar
  • Franny Beecher– vocal, lead guitar
  • Billy Williamson– vocal, steel guitar
  • Johnny Grande– piano, accordion
  • Al Rex– vocal, double bass
  • Ralph Jones– drums
  • Rudy Pompilli- tenor saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Calling All Comets – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rudy Pompilli
  2. Rockin’ Thru the Rye – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  3. A Rockin’ Little Tune – Johnny Grande, Billy Williamson
  4. Hide and Seek – Paul Winley, Ethel Byrd
  5. Hey Then, There Now – Rudy Pompilli, Ralph Jones
  6. Goofin’ Around – Franny Beecher, Johnny Grande
  7. Hook, Line and Sinker – Bill Haley, Edward A. Khoury, Ronnie Bonner
  8. Rudy’s Rock – Bill Haley, Rudy Pompilli
  9. Choo Choo Ch’Boogie – Milt Gabler, Denver Darling, Vaughn Horton
  10. Blue Comet Blues – Franny Beecher, Al Rex
  11. Hot Dog Buddy Buddy – Bill Haley
  12. Tonight’s the Night – Bill Haley, Catherine Cafra

 

On August 13, 2002.

On August 13, 2002, “Saddle Creek” label released “Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground”, the fourth Bright Eyes album. It was recorded December 2001 – January 2002, at “Presto!”, in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was produced by Mike Mogis.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst– voice, guitar, piano, rhodes, organ
  • Mike Mogis– banjos, bells, hammered dulcimer, vibraphone, glockenspiel, mandolin, guitar, dobro, pedal steel
  • Matt Focht, Clint Schnase, Mike Sweeney– drums
  • Todd Baechle, Jenny Lewis, Blake Sennett, Choir – vocal harmonies
  • Andy LeMaster– vocal harmonies, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Clark Baechle– drums, clarinet
  • Clay Leverett – drums, vocal harmonies
  • Jiha Lee– flute, vocal harmonies
  • Chris Brooks – piano
  • Gretta Cohn– cello
  • Sean Cole– harmonica
  • Julee Dunekacke– French horn
  • Margaret Fish – bassoon
  • Orenda Fink– trumpet, vocal harmonies
  • Jason Flatowicz– trombone
  • Tiffany Kowalski– violin
  • Matt Maginn, Casey Scott– bass
  • Katie Muth– oboe
  • Ted Stevens– electric guitar
  • Maria Taylor– piano, organ, vocal harmonies

Track listing:

  1. The Big Picture
  2. Method Acting
  3. False Advertising
  4. You Will. You? Will. You? Will. You? Will
  5. Lover I Don’t Have to Love
  6. Bowl of Oranges
  7. Don’t Know When But a Day Is Gonna Come
  8. Nothing Gets Crossed Out
  9. Make War
  10. Waste of Paint
  11. From a Balance Beam
  12. Laura Laurent
  13. Let’s Not Shit Ourselves (To Love and to Be Loved)

On August 13, 2002.

On August 13, 2002, “Zoë” label released “Cherry Marmalade”, the first Kay Hanley solo album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Mike Denneen.

Personnel:

  • Kay Hanley – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Adams – keyboards
  • Paul Buckley – drums
  • Michael Eisenstein – guitar
  • Tim Obetz – pedal steel
  • Carl Plaster – drums
  • Steve Scully – percussion, brushes
  • Jennifer Trynin – guitar
  • Ed Valauskas – bass
  • Mike Denneen – engineer
  • Fred Archambault – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Tom Polce, Scott Riebling – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Fall – Kay Hanley
  2. This Dreadful Life – Michael Eisenstein, Kay Hanley
  3. Satellite – Kay Hanley
  4. Chady Saves the Day – Michael Eisenstein, Kay Hanley
  5. Sheltering Sky – Michael Eisenstein, Kay Hanley
  6. Princely Ghetto – Michael Eisenstein, Kay Hanley
  7. Made in the Shade – Michael Eisenstein, Kay Hanley
  8. Faded Dress – Kay Hanley
  9. Happy to Be Here – Kay Hanley
  10. Galapagos – Kay Hanley
  11. Mean Streak – Michael Eisenstein, Kay Hanley
  12. Trans-Neptunian Object #1 – Kay Hanley

On August 13, 1996.

On August 13, 1996, “Slash” label released “Fantastic Planet”, the third Failure studio album. It was recorded in 1996, at “F.P.S. Studios” in Los Angeles; “Madhatter Studios” in Silverlake, and was produced by Ken Andrews, Greg Edwards and Kellii Scott.

Personnel:

  • Ken Andrews– vocals, guitar, bass
  • Greg Edwards– bass, guitar, percussion, piano
  • Kellii Scott – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ken Andrews & Greg Edwards

  1. Saturday Saviour
  2. Sergeant Politeness
  3. Segue 1
  4. Smoking Umbrellas
  5. Pillowhead
  6. Blank
  7. Segue 2
  8. Dirty Blue Balloons
  9. Solaris
  10. Pitiful
  11. Leo
  12. Segue 3
  13. The Nurse Who Loved Me
  14. Another Space Song
  15. Stuck on You
  16. Heliotropic
  17. Daylight

On August 13, 2002.

October road

On August 13, 2002, “Columbia” label released “October Road”, the fifteenth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, and was produced by Russ Titelman. In November 2002, the album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – vocals, guitar
  • Harry Allen– tenor saxophone
  • Karen Bakunin – viola
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Clifford Carter– organ, keyboards, piano, synth rhodes, synth organ, string pad
  • Valerie Carter– backing vocals, chorus
  • Chiara Civello– backing vocals, piano
  • Luis Conte– percussion
  • Ry Cooder– guitar
  • Cenovia Cummins – violin
  • Brian Dembow – viola
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Stuart Duncan – violin
  • Michael Eisenstein – chorus
  • Stephen Erdody – cello
  • Walt Fowler – trumpet
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Julie Ann Gigante – violin
  • Larry Goldings – piano
  • Nina Gordon– chorus
  • Alan Grunfeld – violin
  • Kay Hanley – chorus
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Paula Hochhalter – cello
  • Carrie Holzman-Little – viola
  • Jimmy Johnson– bass
  • Karen Jones – violin
  • Robbie Kilgore – piano
  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • Michael Landau– guitar
  • David Lasley– backing vocals, chorus
  • Josh Lattanzi – chorus
  • Natalie Leggett – violin
  • M Hans Liebert – synth conga, piano, synth percussion
  • Yo-Yo Ma– cello
  • Bobby Mann– guitar
  • Lou Marini– saxophone
  • Kate Markowitz– backing vocals, chorus
  • Liane Mautner – violin
  • Arnold McCuller– backing vocals, chorus
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards, synthesizer, synth bagpipes, penny whistle, percussion, string pad
  • Mark O’Connor– violin
  • Robin Olson – violin
  • John Pizzarelli– guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes– keyboards
  • Steve Scully – chorus
  • Richard Sebring – French horn
  • John Sheldon – guitar harmonics
  • Richard Sortomme – violin
  • Caroline Taylor – backing vocals
  • Sally Taylor– backing vocals
  • Donna Tecco – violin
  • Belinda Whitney – violin
  • Margaret Wooten – violin
  • Kenneth Yerke – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor except where noted.

  1. September Grass – John I. Sheldon
  2. October Road
  3. On the 4th of July
  4. Whenever You’re Ready
  5. Belfast to Boston
  6. Mean Old Man
  7. My Traveling Star
  8. Raised Up Family
  9. Carry Me on My Way
  10. Caroline I See You
  11. Baby Buffalo
  12. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Martin, R. Blane