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On August 8, 2011.

On August 8, 2011, “Peatbog Records” label released “Dust”, the sixth Peatbog Faeries studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Orbost and Cumbernauld College” in Scotland, and was produced by Calum MacLean.

Personnel:

  • Peter Morrison – pipes; whistles
  • Peter Tickell – fiddle; effects
  • Graeme Stafford – keyboards
  • Stu Haikney – drums
  • Tom Salter – guitars
  • Innes Hutton – bass
  • John Paterson , Michael Callaghan, Chris Hattie, Peter Alexander Macdonald – recording engineer
  • Calum Mclean – mix engineer

Track listing:

  1. Calgary Capers
  2. The Naughty Step
  3. Dun Beag
  4. Spiegel and Nongo
  5. Passport Panic
  6. Abhainn a’ Nathair (River of Snakes)
  7. Marx Terrace
  8. Bunny for Breakfast
  9. Ascent of Conival
  10. Fishing at Orbost
  11. Room 215
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On August 8, 2006.

On August 8, 2006, “Righteous Babe” label released “Reprieve”, the 15th Ani DiFranco, studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Ani DiFranco.

Personnel:

  • Ani DiFranco – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, synths, programming, samples, engineer, mixing, artwork, design
  • Todd Sickafoose – double bass, piano, Wurlitzer, pump organ, trumpet
  • Mike Napolitano – engineer, mixing
  • Todd Sickafoose – engineer
  • Brent Lambert – mastering
  • Brian Grunert – artwork, design
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ani DiFranco.

  1. Hypnotized
  2. Subconscious
  3. In the Margins
  4. Nicotine
  5. Decree
  6. 78% H2O
  7. Millennium Theater
  8. Half-Assed
  9. Reprieve
  10. A Spade
  11. Unrequited
  12. Shroud
  13. Reprise

 

On August 8, 2017.

On August 8, 2017, Glen Travis Campbell died aged 81. He was country and rock singer, musician, songwriter, television host, and actor. Campbell released more than 70 albums; sold 45 million records and won 12 “RIAA” Gold albums, four Platinum and one double-Platinum album. In 1967 Campbell won four “Grammy Awards” in the country and pop categories. In 2000, 2004 and 2009, Campbell won “Grammy Hall of Fame Awards and in 2012, he won the “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award”. He also won awards for “Male Vocalist of the Year” the “Country Music Association (CMA)” and the “Academy of Country Music (ACM)”, and took the “CMA’s” top award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year. In his 50 years long career, Campbell has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including Bobby Darin, Ricky Nelson, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, The Monkees, Nancy Sinatra, Merle Haggard,  Jan and Dean, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Phil Spector, Ricky Nelson and The Beach Boys.

On August 8, 1995.

On August 8, 1995, “Elektra” label released “Penthouse”, the third Luna album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Sorcerer Studios” in New York, and was produced by Pat McCarthy, Mario Salvati, Sean Eden, Justin Harwood, Stanley Demeski and Dean Wareham. .

Personnel:

  • Dean Wareham– vocals, guitars
  • Sean Eden – guitar
  • Justin Harwood– bass guitar, theremin, mellotron, string arrangements
  • Stanley Demeski – drums, percussion, vibes
  • Lætitia Sadier– vocals
  • Jane Scarpantoni– cello, string arrangements
  • Tom Verlaine– electric 12-string  and electric guitar
  • Matt Buzzell – backing vocals
  • Lou Sciancalepore, Dave Voigt, Susanne Dyer – assistant engineer
  • Mastered by Greg Calbi

Track listing:

All tracks by Sean Eden, Justin Harwood, Stanley Demeski and Dean Wareham.

  1. Chinatown
  2. Sideshow by the Seashore
  3. Moon Palace
  4. Double Feature
  5. 23 Minutes in Brussels
  6. Lost in Space
  7. Rhythm King
  8. Kalamazoo
  9. Hedgehog
  10. Freakin’ and Peakin’

 

On August 8, 1990.

On August 8, 1995, “Passenger” label released the debut, self-titled Ben Folds Five album. It was recorded in February 1985, at Wave Castle” in North Carolina, and was produced by Caleb Southern.

Personnel:

  • Ben Folds– piano, vocals
  • Darren Jessee– drums, vocals, percussion
  • Robert Sledge– bass, vocals
  • Ted Ehrhard – violin, viola
  • Chris Eubank – cello
  • Mixing: Marc Becker
  • Photography: Alexandria Searls

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Folds, except where noted.

  1. Jackson Cannery
  2. Philosophy
  3. Julianne
  4. Where’s Summer B.? – Ben Folds, Darren Jessee
  5. Alice Childress – Ben Folds, Anne Goodman
  6. Underground
  7. Sports & Wine
  8. Uncle Walter
  9. Best Imitation of Myself
  10. Video
  11. The Last Polka – Ben Folds, Anna Goodman
  12. Boxing

On August 8, 1986.

On August 8, 1986, “Mercury” label released “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark”, the sixth Robert Cray album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Bruce Bromberg and Dennis Walker.

Personnel:

  • Robert Cray – guitar, vocals
  • Peter Boe – keyboards
  • Charlie Brocco – mixing assistant
  • Richard Cousins – bass
  • Jeff Hendrickson – mixing
  • Wayne Jackson– trombone, trumpet
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • The Memphis Horns– arranger, horn, horn arrangements
  • Dave Olson – drums
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Bill Dashiell – engineer
  • Deborah Feingold – photography
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering
  • Mike Kloster, Fidel Bell – assistant engineer
  • Chris Thompson – design

Personnel:

  1. Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – Robert Cray, Dennis Walker
  2. Don’t You Even Care? – Robert Cray
  3. Your Secret’s Safe with Me – Peter Boe, Dennis Walker
  4. I Can’t Go Home – Robert Cray
  5. Night Patrol – David Amy
  6. Acting This Way – Peter Boe, Richard Cousins
  7. Gotta Change the Rules – Robert Cray
  8. Across the Line – David Amy, Peter Boe, Robert Cray, David Olson
  9. At Last – Robert Cray, Patsy Sermersheim
  10. Laugh Out Loud – Dennis Walker

 

On August 8, 1983.

On August 8, 1983, “Family Productions” label released “An Innocent Man”, the ninth Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded in 1983, at “Chelsea Sound” and “A&R Recording, Inc.” in New York, and was produced by Phil Ramone.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel– Baldwin acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond B3 organ, lead  and background vocals
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • David Brown – lead electric and acoustic guitars
  • Russell Javors– rhythm electric and acoustic guitars
  • Mark Rivera– alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, percussion
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Leon Pendarvis – Hammond B3 organ
  • Richard Tee– acoustic piano
  • Eric Gale– electric guitar
  • Toots Thielemans– harmonica
  • “String Fever” – strings
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Jon Faddis– trumpet
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Joe Shepley – trumpet
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • John Gatchell – trumpet
  • Tom Bahler, Rory Dodd, Frank Floyd, Lani Groves, Ullanda McCullough, Ron Taylor, Terry Textor, Eric Troyer, Mike Alexander – background vocal
  • Engineers: Jim Boyer, Bradshaw Leigh
  • Assistant engineers: Mike Allaire, Scott James
  • Production coordinator: Laura Loncteaux
  • Mastering: Ted Jensen
  • Horn and string arrangements: David Matthews
  • Background vocal arrangements: Tom Bahler
  • Musical advisor: Billy Zampino
  • Photography: Gilles Larrain
  • Cover design: Christopher Austopchuk, Mark Larson

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel, except for the chorus for “This Night,” credited to L. v. Beethoven.

  1. Easy Money
  2. An Innocent Man
  3. The Longest Time
  4. This Night
  5. Tell Her About It
  6. Uptown Girl
  7. Careless Talk
  8. Christie Lee
  9. Leave a Tender Moment Alone
  10. Keeping the Faith