On August 4, 2017, “Hickman Holler” label released “Purgatory”, the second Tyler Childers studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “The Butcher Shoppe” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Sturgill Simpson and David R. Ferguson.
On August 4, 2017, “Rounder Records” label released “Party of One”, the debut George Thorogood album. It was recorded in 2017, at “House of Blues Studios” in Encino, Los Angeles, and was produced by Jim Gaines.
George Thorogood – vocals, guitar, harmonica
Scott Billington – executive producer
I’m a Steady Rollin’ Man – Robert Johnson
Soft Spot – Alen Shamblin, Gary Nicholson
Tallahassee Women – Tallahassee Tight
Wang Dang Doodle – Willie Dixon
Boogie Chillin’ – Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker
No Expectations – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
Bad News – John D. Loudermilk
Down the Highway – Bob Dylan
Got to Move – Elmore James, Marshall E. Sehorn
Born with the Blues – Brownie McGhee
The Sky is Crying – Morgan Robinson, Clarence Lewis, Elmore James
The Hookers – John Lee Hooker
Pictures from Life’s Other Side – traditional, Hank Williams
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – John Lee Hooker
On August 4, 2005, James Milton Campbell Jr. aka Little Milton died aged 70. He was a singer and musician (guitar), co-founder of Bobbin Records. He started his recording career in 1853 at “Sun Records”, and also recorded for “Checker Records”, “Meteor, “Stax”, “Glades”, “Golden Ear”, “MCA”, and Malaco. Milton recorded 33 albums, and in 1988 was inducted into the “Blues Hall of Fame”.
On August 4, 2003, “Fiction” label released “Final Straw”, the third Snow Patrol studio album. It was recorded in February 2003, at “Britannia Row Studios” and was produced by Jacknife Lee. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 6 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA” and 6 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.
Gary Lightbody– vocals, guitar, glockenspiel, backing vocals, keyboards
Mark McClelland– bass, keyboards
Jonny Quinn– drums
Nathan Connolly– guitar, backing vocals
Iain Archer– background vocals
Bruce White – viola
James Banbury – piano, strings, cello
Fiona McCapra – violin
Stephen Marcussen – mastering
Louie Teran – mastering
Ben Georgiades – engineer
All lyrics by Gary Lightbody; all music by Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly and Jonny Quinn, except where noted.
How to be Dead
Run – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody,Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly,Jonny Quinn
Ways & Means – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly, Jonny Quinn
Tiny Little Fractures
Somewhere a Clock Is Ticking – Iain Archer, Gary Lightbody,Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly, Jonny Quinn
On August 4, 1967, “Atlantic” label released “Aretha Arrives”, the eleventh Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in June 1967 at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jerry Wexler.
Aretha Franklin – lead and background vocals, piano
Jimmy Johnson, Joe South– guitar
Tommy Cogbill– bass guitar
Roger Hawkins– drums
Ted Somers – vibraphone
Spooner Oldham, Truman Thomas – piano, organ, Fender Rhodes
On August 4, 2009, “Wood Water” label released “Felt”, the debut Anchor & Braille, album. It is side project of Stephen Christian, Anberlin lead vocalist. It was recorded 2004 – 2008, and was produced by Aaron Marsh.
On August 4, 2009, “Matador” label released “Julian Plenti Is… Skyscraper”, the first solo Paul Banks album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, at “Seaside Lounge Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Paul Banks and Peter Katis.
Julian Plenti – vocals, guitar, piano, drums, programming, art direction