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On August 5, 2013.

On August 5, 2013, George M. Duke died aged 67. He was a singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger, musician (keyboards), and professor of music. He worked with numerous artists such as Frank Zappa, Cannonball Adderley, John Heard, Nat Adderley, Stanley Clarke, Leon “Ndugu” Chancler, Lynn Davis, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Billy Cobham, Sheila Escovedo, Jeffrey Osborne, Earth Wind & Fire, Kirk Whalum, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Miller, Flora Purim, and Al Jarreau.

 

On August 5, 1992.

On August 5, 1992, Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro died aged 38. He was a songwriter, musician (drums), and record producer, best known as the drummer with Toto. He was one of the most south after session drummers in popular music, played on hundreds of albums and worked with numerous artists such as Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Greg Lake, Seals & Crofts, Les Dudek, Joe Cocker, Steely Dan, The Jacksons, Tommy Bolin, Jackson Browne, Leo Sayer, Boz Scaggs, Carly Simon, Eric Carmen, Valerie Carter, Lisa Dal Bello, Hall & Oates, Diana Ross, Colin Blunstone, Larry Carlton, Allen Toussaint, Dave Mason, Warren Zevon, Ruben Blades, Bim, Jerry Williams, Al Stewart, Marc Jordan, Rickie Lee Jones, Janne Schaffer, Lowell George, Aretha Franklin, Jon Anderson, Luis Miguel, Love and Money, Patti Austin, Mariya Takeuchi, The Brothers Johnson, Peter Frampton, Bee Gees, Char, Christopher Cross, Randy Crawford, Al Jarreau, Amii Ozaki, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Eye to Eye, Donna Summer, Elton John, Melissa Manchester, Donald Fagen, Herbie Hancock, Don Henley, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Russ Taff, Chicago, David Gilmour Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton, Peter cetera, Earth Wind & Fire, roger Hodgson, David Benoit, Dr. John, Steve Porcaro, Nik Kershaw, Poco, Clair Mario, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Jude Cole, Sandy Patty, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bolton, Cher, Dire Straits, Richard Marx, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, B-52’s, Go West, 10CC, Roger Waters, Paul Young, and David Crosby. In 1993, Porcaro was posthumously inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”.

On August 5, 2008.

On August 5, 2008, “Nonesuch” label released “Harps and Angels”, the tenth Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded 2003 – 2008, at “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, “The Newman Stage”, “Twentieth Century Fox Studios” in Beverly Hills, and was produced by Mitchell Froom and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman – vocals, piano, bandleader
  • Greg Cohen- bass
  • Steve Donnelly – guitar
  • Pete Thomas- drums
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel and acoustic slide guitar
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboard, organ
  • Roger Wilkie (concertmaster), Eun-Mee Ahn, Jacqueline Brand, Kevin Connolly, Joel Derouin, Julie Ann Gigante, Natalie Leggett, Helen Nightengale, Alyssa Park, Sara Parkins, Katia Popov, Rafael Rishik, Anatoly Rosinsky, Marc Sazer, Tereza Stanislav, Lisa M. Sutton, Sarah Thornblade, Irina Voloshina – violin
  • Brian Dembow (first viola), Robert Berg, Thomas Diener, Steven Gordon, Roland Kato, Darrin McCann, Victoria Miskolczy, Michael Nowak, Shanti Randall, David Walther – viola
  • Dennis Karmazyn (first cello), Antony Cooke, Steve Erdody, Christine Ermacoff, Armen Ksajikian, Andrew Shulman, David Speltz, Cecelia Tsan – cello
  • Michael Valerio (first bass violin), Drew Dembowski, Edward Meares, Susan Ranney – bass violin
  • James Walker, Norda Mullen, Geraldine Rotella, David Shostac – flute
  • Gary Boyver, Stuart Clark, Donald Foster, Marty Krystall – clarinet
  • Daniel Higgins, Gary Foster, Greg Huckins, Bill Liston, Brian Scanlon – saxophone
  • Thomas Boyd, Leslie Reed – oboe
  • Kenneth Munday, Michael O’Donovan, Judith Farmer – bassoons
  • James Thatcher, Mark Adams, Richard Todd – French horns
  • Warren Luening, Malcolm McNab, Daniel Fornero, Jon Lewis, Timothy Morrison – trumpets
  • William Booth, Bruce Fowler, Alesander Iles, William Reichenbach, George Thatcher – trombones
  • Doug Tornquist – tuba
  • Alan Estes, Gregory Goodall – percussion
  • Jo Ann Turovsky, Allison Allport – harps
  • Frank Marocco – accordion
  • Carmen Carter, Tim Davis, Luana Jackman, Steve Jackson, Rick Logan, Susan Stevens Logan, Fletcher Sheridan, Oren Waters, Terry Woods – background vocals
  • David Boucher – engineer
  • Robert C. Ludwig – mastering
  • Kathie Van Kerckhoven, Jeremy Altervain – “angry Belgians”
  • Los Amigos Locos del Este – “happy immigrants”
  • Autumn De Wilde – album photography
  • Barbara De Wilde – art direction, design
  • Robert Hurwitz – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman

  1. Harps and Angels
  2. Losing You
  3. Laugh and Be Happy
  4. A Few Words in Defense of Our Country
  5. A Piece of the Pie
  6. Easy Street
  7. Korean Parents
  8. Only a Girl
  9. Potholes
  10. Feels Like Home

On August 5, 2005.

On August 5, 2005, “Rounder” label released “The Green Sparrow”, the second Mike Gordon studio album. It was recorded in 2005 and was produced by Mike Gordon, John Siket, and Jared Slomoff.

Personnel:

  • Mike Gordon- vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards, Hi-Hat, tambourine, drum programming, piano, clucky, illustration, cover lettering
  • Trey Anastasio- guitar
  • Doug Belote – drums, cowbell, shaker, V-drums
  • Russ Lawton- drums
  • Ivan Neville- organ
  • Page McConnell- organ
  • Nadine LaFond – vocals
  • Marie Claire – vocals
  • Jared Slomoff – vocals, cowbell
  • Joe Russo – drums
  • Chuck Leavell– organ
  • Steve Ferraris – bongos, danmo, cowbell
  • Bill Kreutzmann- drums
  • Scott Murawski – acoustic guitar
  • Ken Lovelett – tambourine
  • Aaron Johnson – trombone
  • Jordan McLean – trumpet
  • Cochemea Gastelum – saxophone
  • Julee Avallone – flute
  • John Siket – recording, mixing
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering
  • Julia Mordaunt – design, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Gordon.

  1. Another Door
  2. Voices
  3. Dig Further Down
  4. Pretend
  5. Traveled Too Far
  6. Andelmans’ Yard
  7. Morphing Again
  8. Radar Blip
  9. Jaded
  10. Sound

On August 5, 2003.

On August 5, 2003, “InsideOut Music” label released “Tug of War”, the seventh Enchant studio album. It was recorded in 2003 and was produced by Douglas A. Ott.

Personnel:

  • Douglas A. Ott– guitars, piano, mellotron, strings
  • Ted Leonard– vocals, guitars
  • Bill Jenkins– keyboards
  • Ed Platt– bass guitar
  • Sean Flanegan– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Douglas A. Ott, except where noted.

  1. Sinking Sand – Ted Leonard, Douglas A. Ott, Ed Platt
  2. Tug Of War
  3. Hold The Wind
  4. Beautiful
  5. Queen Of The Informed – Ted Leonard, Douglas A. Ott
  6. Living In A Movie – Bill Jenkins, Douglas A. Ott
  7. Long Way Down – Ted Leonard, Douglas A. Ott
  8. See No Evil – Ted Leonard
  9. Progtology
  10. Comatose

On August 5, 2016.

On August 5, 2016, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not”, the eleventh Dinosaur Jr. studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Bisquiteen Studio” in Amherst, Massachusetts, and was produced by J Mascis.

Personnel:

  • J Mascis– lead vocals, guitars
  • Lou Barlow– vocals, bass
  • Murph– drums, percussion
  • Justin Pizzoferrato – sound engineer
  • Marc Seedorf – sound engineer
  • Mark Miller – sound engineer
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Ray Janos – mastering
  • John Agnello– mixing
  • Daniel Richter – artwork
  • Miles Johnson – design
  • Mike McKoy – layout
  • Serling Rooks Ferrara McKoy & Worob, LLP – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by J Mascis, except where noted.

  1. Goin’ Down
  2. Tiny
  3. Be a Part
  4. I Told Everyone
  5. Love Is…
  6. Good to Know
  7. I Walk for Miles
  8. Lost All Day
  9. Knocked Around
  10. Mirror
  11. Left / Right

On August 5, 2016.

On August 5, 2016, “Virgin EMI” label released the self – titled, debut Blossoms  album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by James Skelly and  Rich Turvey.

Personnel:

  • Tom Ogden – lead vocals, guitars
  • Charlie Salt – bass, backing vocals
  • Josh Dewhurst – lead guitars, percussion
  • Joe Donovan – drums
  • Myles Kellock – keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Charlemagne
  2. At Most a Kiss
  3. Getaway
  4. Honey Sweet
  5. Onto Her Bed
  6. Texia
  7. Blown Rose
  8. Smashed Pianos
  9. Cut Me and I’ll Bleed
  10. My Favourite Room
  11. Blow
  12. Deep Grass

 

On August 5, 2013.

On August 5, 2013, “Chess Club Records” label released “Where the Heaven Are We”, the debut Swim Deep album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Charlie Hugall.

Personnel:

  • Austin Williams – vocals, guitar, keyboards, organ, piano, xylophone
  • Tom Higgins – guitar, backing vocals
  • Cavan McCarthy – bass guitar
  • Zachary Robinson – drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Austin Williams, except where noted.

  1. Intro – Austin Williams, Tom Higgins
  2. Francisco
  3. King City
  4. Honey – Austin Williams, Zachary Robinson
  5. Colour Your Ways – Austin Williams, Tom Higgins
  6. Make My Sun Shine
  7. The Sea
  8. Red Lips I Know
  9. Soul Trippin’
  10. Stray
  11. She Changes the Weather – Austin Williams, Charlie Hugall

 

On August 5, 2008.

On August 5, 2008, “Victory” label released “Fragile Future”, the third Hawthorne Heights studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2008, and was produced by Jeff Schneeweis.

Personnel:

  • JT Woodruff – lead vocals, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Matt Ridenour – bass, backing vocals
  • Micah Carli – lead guitar
  • Eron Bucciarelli – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. The Business of Paper Stars
  2. Rescue Me
  3. Until the Judgment Day
  4. Somewhere in Between
  5. Sugar in the Engine
  6. Desperation
  7. Four Become One
  8. 321
  9. Disaster
  10. Let Go of Everything You Know
  11. Corps of Corpses
  12. Come Back Home (Reprised)

On August 5, 2014.

On August 5, 2014, “Loma Vista” label released “They Want My Soul”, the eighth Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli, Dave Fridmann, Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Rob Pope, Alex Fischel and Eric Harvey.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel- vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Jim Eno- drums, percussion
  • Rob Pope- bass, guitar, keyboard
  • Alex Fischel – guitar, keyboard
  • Eric Harvey – guitar, keyboard
  • Dave Fridmann– mixing, engineering
  • Joe Chiccarelli– engineering
  • Mike McCarthy– mixing
  • Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Brad Bell, Matt Gerhard, Graham Hope – engineering
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Janet Weiss– song sequencing
  • Matthew Jacobson – art direction, design
  • Britt Daniel – art direction, design
  • Eric Harvey – design assistance
  • Andy Gregg – symbolization
  • Julian Baker – scribe
  • Todd Baxter – photography

Track listing:

  1. Rent I Pay – Britt Daniel
  2. Inside Out – Britt Daniel
  3. Rainy Taxi – Britt Daniel
  4. Do You – Britt Daniel
  5. Knock Knock Knock – Britt Daniel
  6. Outlier – Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Eric Harvey
  7. They Want My Soul – Britt Daniel
  8. I Just Don’t Understand – Marijohn Wilkin, Kent Westberry
  9. Let Me Be Mine – Britt Daniel
  10. New York Kiss – Britt Daniel, Dan Wilson