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On August 24, 2021.

On August 24, 2021, Charles Robert Watts died aged 80. He was musician (drums) and songwriter, member of Blues Incorporated and The Charlie Watts Tentetm, but was best known as a drummer of The Rolling Stones since 1963. Watts was featured on all the Rolling Stones albums. In 2006, he was inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”, and in 2016, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at number 12 on its “100 Greatest Drummers of All Time” list. In addition to his work with The Rolling Stones, Watts has released eleventh albums.

On August 24, 2010.

On August 24, 2010, “Alligator” label released “The Well”, the twenty seventh Charlie Musselwhite studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Chris Goldsmith.

Personnel:

  • Charlie Musselwhite – vocals, harmonica
  • Mavis Staples – vocals
  • Dave Gonzales – vocals, guitar
  • John Bazz – bass
  • Stephen Hodges – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Charlie Musselwhite

  1. Rambler’s Blues
  2. Dig the Pain
  3. The Well
  4. Where Hwy 61 Runs
  5. Sad and Beautiful World
  6. Sonny Payne Special
  7. Good Times
  8. Just You, Just Blues
  9. Cadillac Women
  10. Hoodoo Queen
  11. Clarksdale Getaway
  12. Cook County Blues
  13. Sorcerer’s Dream

On August 24, 1992.

On August 24, 1992, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut Wallflowers (The) album. It was recorded 1991 -1992, and was produced by  Paul Fox, Andrew Slater, Jakob Dylan, Rami Jaffee, Tobi Miller, Barrie Maquire and Peter Yanowitz.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Rami Jaffee – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tobi Miller – lead guitar
  • Barrie Maguire – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Yanowitz – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan, except where noted.

  1. Shy of the Moon
  2. Sugarfoot
  3. Sidewalk Annie
  4. Hollywood
  5. Be Your Own Girl
  6. Another One in the Dark
  7. Ashes to Ashes
  8. After the Blackbird Sings – Jakob Dylan, Peter Yanowitz, Tobi Miller, Barrie Maguire, Rami Jaffee
  9. Somebody Else’s Money
  10. Asleep at the Wheel
  11. Honeybee
  12. For the Life of Me

On August 24, 1988.

On August 24, 1988, “Enigma” label released “Last Days of the Century”, the eleventh Al Stewart studio album. It was recorded March – April 1988, at “Capitol Studio B” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals
  • Peter White – acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, accordion
  • Tim Renwick – electric guitar
  • Steve Farris – electric guitar
  • Steve Recker – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Tim Landers – bass
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Steve Chapman – drums, percussion
  • Dave Camp – flute, saxophones
  • Phil Kenzie – saxophones
  • Lee R. Thornburg – trumpet
  • Robin Lamble – background vocals
  • Tori Amos – background vocals
  • Carroll Sue Hill – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Last Days of the Century – Al Stewart, Peter White
  2. Real and Unreal – Al Stewart
  3. King of Portugal – Al Stewart, Peter White
  4. Red Toupée – Al Stewart, Peter White
  5. Where Are They Now – Al Stewart, Peter White
  6. Bad Reputation – Al Stewart, Peter White
  7. Josephine Baker – Al Stewart, Peter White
  8. License to Steal – Al Stewart
  9. Fields of France – Al Stewart
  10. Antarctica – Al Stewart, Peter White
  11. Ghostly Horses of the Plain – Al Stewart, Steve Recker

On August 24, 2018.

On August 24, 2018, “City Slang” label released “Performance”, the eighth White Denim studio album.

Personnel:

  • James Petralli – vocals, guitar, synthesizer, sampling
  • Jared Samuel – keyboards, organ, synthesizer, horn arrangements
  • Adam Chetwood – guitar
  • Steve Terebecki – vocals, bass, synthesizer, programming
  • Jeffrey Olson – vibraphone, percussion
  • Conrad Choucroun – drums
  • Sam Cohen – guitar
  • Robert Ellis – piano
  • Mike St. Clir – electric piano, synthesizer, clavinet
  • Michael Hunter – electric piano, synthesizer
  • Marshall Lowery – saxophone
  • Daniel McNeill – engineer
  • Jim Vollentine – mixing
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • William Gaynor – artwork
  • Jan Lankisch – layout

Track listing:

  1. Magazin – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  2. Performance – James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  3. Fine Slime – Conrad Choucroun, Sam Cohen, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  4. Double Death – Adam Chetwood, Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Jared Samuel, Steve Terebecki
  5. Moves On – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  6. In Might Get Dark – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  7. Sky beaming – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  8. Backseat Driver – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  9. Good News – Conrad Choucroun, Sam Cohen, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki

 

On August 24, 1998.

On August 24, 1998, Eugene Edgar Page Jr. aka Gene Page, died aged 58. He was a conductor, composer, arranger, and record producer, one of the most successful arrangers and conductors from the mid-1960s through the mid-1980s, who worked on more than 200 Platinum and gold records. He created specific sound in the arrangements, and work with numerous artists including Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, George Benson, The Jackson 5, Jefferson Starship, The Righteous Brothers, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Roberta Flack, Elton John, Leo Sayer, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Frankie Valli, Helen Reddy, Lionel Richie, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Mathis, Donna Loren, Martha and The Vandellas, Cher, Barry White, The Love Unlimited Orchestra, and Dionne Warwick. Page released four solo albums and composed soundtracks for few movies.

On August 24, 2004.

On August 24, 2004, “Stretch Records” label released “To the Stars”, the eighth Chick Corea Elektric Band album. It was recorded in 2004 and was produced by Chick Corea.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– keyboards, liner notes
  • Eric Marienthal– saxophone
  • Frank Gambale– guitar
  • John Patitucci– bass guitar
  • Dave Weckl– drums
  • Pernell Saturnino– percussion
  • Steve Wilson– saxophone
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer
  • Bob Cetti – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering
  • Rik Pekkonen – mixing
  • Emanuele Ruffinengo – assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Chick Corea.

  1. Check Blast
  2. Port View 1
  3. Mistress Luck-A Portrait
  4. Mistress Luck-The Party
  5. Port View 2
  6. Johnny’s Landing
  7. Port View 3
  8. Alan Corday
  9. Port View 4
  10. Hound of Heaven
  11. Port View 5
  12. The Long Passage
  13. Port View 6
  14. Jocelyn-The Commander
  15. Port View 7
  16. Captain Jocelyn-Tribute by His Crew
  17. Captain Jocelyn-The Pianist

 

On August 24, 1993.

On August 24, 1993, “Relativity” label released “The Grand Scheme of Things”, the fourth Steve Howe studio album. It was recorded in 1993 and was produced by Steve Howe.

Personnel:

  • Steve Howe– vocals, guitars, bass, mandolin, koto, flute, keyboards, percussion
  • Nick Beggs– bass, stick
  • Dylan Howe– drums, percussion
  • Keith West– harmony vocals, harmonica
  • Virgil Howe– keyboards, piano
  • Anna Palm – vocals, violin
  • Richard Edwards – mixing
  • Renny Hill – engineer, mixing
  • Michael Jeffries – engineer, cabassa
  • Steve Rush – engineer
  • Paul Wright III – engineer
  • Martyn Dean – photography, logo, cover art
  • Roger Dean– artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Howe except where noted.

  1. The Grand Scheme of Things
  2. Desire Comes First
  3. Blinded by Science
  4. Beautiful Ideas
  5. The Valley of Rocks
  6. At the Gates of the New World
  7. Wayward Course
  8. Reaching the Point – Steve Howe, Keith West
  9. Common Ground – Virgil Howe, Steve Howe
  10. Luck of the Draw
  11. The Fall of Civilization – Janet Howe, Steve Howe, Keith West
  12. Passing Phase
  13. Georgia’s Theme
  14. Too Much is Taken and Not Enough Given
  15. Maiden Voyage
  16. Road to One’s Self

 

On August 24, 1989.

On August 24, 1989, “A&M” label released “Frank”, the eighth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Chocolate Factory” in London, and was produced by Eric “ET” Thorngren and Glenn Tilbrook.

Personnel:

  • Chris Difford– lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Glenn Tilbrook– lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Jools Holland– led and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Keith Wilkinson– bass, backing vocals
  • Gilson Lavis– drums
  • Barrie St. Johns, Karen Beany, Monique Dyan – backing vocals
  • Matt Irving – accordion

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook except where noted.

  1. Frank (Public domain, no author)
  2. If It’s Love
  3. Peyton Place
  4. Rose I Said
  5. Slaughtered, Gutted and Heartbroken
  6. (This Could Be) The Last Time
  7. She Doesn’t Have to Shave
  8. Love Circles
  9. Melody Motel
  10. Can of Worms
  11. Jazz – Jools Holland
  12. Is It Too Late

On August 24, 1974.

On August 24, 1974, “Elektra” label released “Verities & Balderdash”, the fourth Harry Chapin studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Connecticut Recording Studios” in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and was produced by Paul Leka. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Harry Chapin – vocals, guitar
  • John Tropea- acoustic guitar, sitar
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg- drums
  • Don Grolnick- piano, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – synthesizer
  • Irving Spice – concertmaster
  • George Simms – background vocals
  • Frank Simms- background vocals
  • Dave Kondziela – background vocals
  • Zizi Roberts – female vocals
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – recording engineer
  • Paul Leka – mixing
  • Fred Kewley – mixing
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Shiah Grumet – design
  • Bill Hofman – illustration
  • Ruth Bernal – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Chapin, except where noted.

  1. Cat’s in the Cradle- Sandy Chapin, Harry Chapin
  2. I Wanna Learn a Love Song
  3. Shooting Star
  4. 000 Pounds of Bananas
  5. She Sings Songs Without Words
  6. What Made America Famous?
  7. Vacancy
  8. Halfway To Heaven
  9. Six String Orchestra