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On August 13, 2021.

On August 13, 2021, Nanci Caroline Griffith died aged 68. She was musician (guitar), singer and songwriter, toured and recorded with The Crickets, John Prine, Iris DeMent, Suzy Bogguss, Judy Collins, Emmylou Harris, Mary Black, John Prine, Don McLean, Jimmy Buffett, Dolores Keane, Willie Nelson, Adam Duritz, The Chieftains, John Stewart, Darius Rucker and Buddy Holly’s band. In 1994, Griffith won “Grammy Award” for “Best Contemporary Folk Album”, in 1995, she was awarded the “Kate Wolf Memorial Award” by the “World Folk Music Association”, and in 2008, the “Americana Music Association” awarded her its “Americana Trailblazer Award”. Griffith released 18th studio and 2 live albums.

On August 13, 1956.

On August 13, 1956, “Capitol” label released “Bluejean Bop!”, the debut Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps album. It was recorded in June 1956, and was produced by Ken Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Gene Vincent – vocals, guitar
  • Galloping” Cliff Gallup – lead guitar
  • “Wee” Willie Williams – rhythm guitar
  • “Jumpin'” Jack Neal – upright bass
  • “Be-Bop” Dickie Harrell – drums

Track listing:

  1. Bluejean Bop – Hal Levy, Gene Vincent
  2. Jezebel – Wayne Shanklin
  3. Who Slapped John? – Tex Davis, Gene Vincent
  4. Ain’t She Sweet – Milton Ager, Jack Yellen
  5. I Flipped – Richard Penniman, Chilton Price
  6. Waltz of the Wind – Fred Rose
  7. Jump Back, Honey, Jump Back – Hadda Brooks
  8. Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine) – Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, Willie Raskin
  9. Jumps, Giggles and Shouts – Tex Davis, Gene Vincent
  10. Up a Lazy River – Sidney Arodin, Hoagy Carmichael
  11. Bop Street – Tex Davis, Cliff Gallup
  12. Peg O’ My Heart – Alfred Bryan, Fred Fisher

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