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In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Milestone” label released “The Kicker”, the debut Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in August 1967, at “Plaza Sound Studio” in New York City and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mike Lawrence – trumpet
  • Grachan Moncur III – trombone
  • Kenny Barron – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson except where noted.

  1. Mamacita
  2. The Kicker
  3. Chelsea Bridge – Billy Strayhorn
  4. If
  5. Nardis – Miles Davis
  6. Without a Song – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans
  7. O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) – Vinicius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  8. Mo’ Joe

On January 4, 2021.

On January 4, 2021, “New West Records” label released “J.T.”, the 19th Steve Earl album. It was recorded with his band The Dukes, in 2020, at Electric Ladyland Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Earle. The album is a tribute to Earle’s oldest son, Justin Townes Earle, who died in August, 2020.

Personnel:

  • Steve Earle – vocals, guitar, mandolin, octave mandolin, harmonica
  • Chris Masterson – vocals, guitar, mandolin, one finger piano
  • Eleanor Whitmore – vocals, fiddle, mandolin, organ
  • Ricky Ray Jackson – vocals, pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • Jeff Hill – vocals, acoustic and electric bass, cello
  • Brad Pemberton – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Ian Dublin Earle – associate producer
  • Ray Kennedy – recording, mixing, mastering
  • John Rooney – assistant recording
  • Laurence Kern – guitar tech
  • Tom Bejgrowicz – package design, layout
  • Tony Fitzpatrick – cover art
  • Danny Clinch – photography
  • Shervin Lainez – photography
  • Sara Sharpe – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Townes Earle, except where noted.

  1. I Don’t Care
  2. Ain’t Glad I’m Leaving
  3. Maria
  4. Far Away in Another Town – Justin Townes Earle, Scotty Melton
  5. They Killed John Henry
  6. Turn Out My Lights – Justin Townes Earle, Scotty Melton
  7. Lone Pine Hill
  8. Champagne Corolla
  9. The Saint of Lost Causes
  10. Harlem River Blues
  11. Last Words – Steve Earle

On December 8, 1968.

On December 8, 1968, “Motown” label released “For Once in My Life”, the ninth studio and the tenth overall Stevie Wonder album. It was recorded December 1967 – August 1968, at “Hitsville U.S.A.” in Detroit, and was produced by Stevoe Wonder, Henry Cosby and Don Hunter.

Personnel:

  • Stevie Wonder – vocals, harmonica, piano, organ, clavinet, drums, percussion
  • Robert White – guitar
  • Earl Van Dyke – piano
  • James Jamerson – bass
  • Uriel Jones – drums
  • The Funk Brothers – various instruments
  • The Originals – backing vocals
  • The Andantes – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. For Once in My Life – Ron Miller, Orlando Murden
  2. Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day – Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder
  3. You Met Your Match – Lula Mae Hardaway, Don Hunter, Wonder
  4. I Wanna Make Her Love Me – Henry Cosby, Don Hardaway, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder
  5. I’m More Than Happy (I’m Satisfied) – Henry Cosby, Cameron Grant, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder
  6. I Don’t Know Why – Lula Mae Hardaway, Don Hunter, Paul Riser, Stevie Wonder
  7. Sunny – Bobby Hebb
  8. I’d Be a Fool Right Now – Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder
  9. Ain’t No Lovin’ – Lula Mae Hardaway, Don Hunter, Paul Riser, Stevie Wonder
  10. God Bless the Child – Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday
  11. Do I Love Her – Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy
  12. The House on the Hill – Lawrence Brown, Berry Gordy, Allen Story

On November 30, 1978.

On November 30, 1978, “Ralph” label released “Duck Stab!/Buster & Glen” (later renamed as Duck Stab), the fifth Residents (The) album. It was recorded October 1977 – August 1978, and was produced by The Residents.

Personnel:

  • The Residents – arranger
  • Snakefinger – vocals, guitar
  • Ruby – vocals
  • Pore No Graphics – cover art
  • G. Whifler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by The Residents, except where noted.

  1. Constantinople
  2. Sinister Exaggerator – The Residents, Snakefinger
  3. The Booker Tease
  4. Blue Rosebuds
  5. Laughing Song
  6. Bach is Dead
  7. Elvis and His Boss
  8. Lizard Lady
  9. Semolina
  10. Birthday Boy
  11. Weight-Lifting Lulu
  12. Krafty Cheese
  13. Hello Skinny
  14. The Electrocutioner

In November 1985.

In November 1985, “Arista” label released “Stereotomy”, the ninth Alan Parsons Project (The) studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – August 1985, at “Mayfair Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

Personnel:

  • Eric Woolfson – vocals, pianos, keyboards
  • Alan Parsons – additional keyboards
  • Ian Bairnson – guitars
  • David Paton – bass
  • Stuart Elliott – drums, percussion
  • Richard Cottle – synths, saxophones
  • John Miles, Chris Rainbow, Gary Brooker, Graham Dye, Steven Dye, Eric Woolfson
  • Christoffer Warren-Green – leader of The Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Andrew Powell – orchestra arranged and conducted

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Stereotomy
  2. Beaujolais
  3. Urbania
  4. Limelight
  5. In the Real World
  6. Where’s the Walrus?
  7. Light of the World
  8. Chinese Whispers
  9. Stereotomy Two

In November 1976.

In November 1976, “Monument Records” label released “Regeneration”, the twentieth Roy Orbison album. It was recorded January – August 1976, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Roy Orbison – vocals
  • Grady Martin, John Christopher, Reggie Young, Steve Gibson – guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, Shane Keister – keyboards
  • Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Gene Chrisman, Jerry Carrigan – drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Charles Rose, Harrison Calloway, Harvey Thompson, Billy Puett, Dennis Good, George Tidwell – horns
  • Bergen White, Buzz Cason, Dennis Linde, Diane Tidwell, Ginger Holladay, Janie Fricke, Laverna Moore, Lisa Silver, Sheri Kramer, The Cherry Sisters, Tom Brannon – backing vocals
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, Christian Teal, Gary Vanosdale, George Binkley, Lennie Haight, Martha McCrory, Martin Katahn, Marvin Chantry, Pam Sixfin, Roy Christensen, Sheldon Kurland, Stephanie Woolf, Steven Smith, Virginia Christensen – strings
  • Bill Justis – arranger
  • Bergen White – arranger

Track listing:

  1. I’m a Southern Man – Tony Joe White
  2. No Chain at All – Bob Morrison
  3. Old Love Song – Bob Morrison, Alice Kiester
  4. Can’t Wait – Alan Rush, Dennis Linde
  5. Born to Love Me – Bob Morrison
  6. Blues in My Mind – Fred Rose
  7. Something They Can’t Take Away – Kris Kristofferson
  8. Under Suspicion – Alan Rush, Dennis Linde
  9. I Don’t Really Want You – Dennis Linde
  10. Belinda – Dennis Linde

On November 18, 1977.

On November 18, 1977, “Stiff Records” label released “Music for Pleasure”, the second Damned (The) studio album. It was recorded in August 1977, at “Britannia Row Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Mason.

Personnel:

  • Dave Vanian – vocals
  • Brian James – lead and slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Lu Edmunds – rhythm guitar
  • Captain Sensible – bass, backing vocals,
  • Rat Scabies – drums
  • Lol Coxhill – saxophone
  • Nick Griffiths – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian James, except as noted.

  1. Problem Child – Brian James, Rat Scabies
  2. Don’t Cry Wolf
  3. One Way Love
  4. Politics
  5. Stretcher Case – Brian James, Rat Scabies
  6. Idiot Box – Captain Sensible, Rat Scabies
  7. You Take My Money
  8. Alone
  9. Your Eyes – Brian James, Dave Vanian
  10. Creep (You Can’t Fool Me)
  11. You Know

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “United Artists” label released “On the Third Day”, the third Electric Light Orchestra studio album. It was recorded April – August 1973, at “De Lane Lea Studios” and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lynne – vocals, guitars
  • Richard Tandy – piano, Moog, clavinet, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Mike Edwards – cello
  • Mik Kaminski – violin 
  • Mike de Albuquerque – bass, backing vocals
  • Bev Bevan – drums, percussion
  • Wilf Gibson – violin
  • Colin Walker – cello
  • Marc Bolan – joint lead guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lynne, except where noted.

  1. Ocean Breakup / King of the Universe
  2. Bluebird is Dead
  3. Oh No Not Susan
  4. New World Rising / Ocean Breakup (reprise)
  5. Showdown
  6. Daybraker
  7. Ma-Ma-Ma Belle
  8. Dreaming of 4000
  9. In the Hall of the Mountain King – Edvard Grieg

On November 1, 2004.

On November 1, 2004, “Sony Music UK” label released “Lifeblood”, the seventh Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded August 2003 – August 2004, at “Stir Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, “Looking Glass Studios” in New York, “Grouse Lodge” in Westmeath, Ireland, and was produced by Tony Visconti, Tom Elmhirst and Greg Haver.

Personnel:

  1. James Dean Bradfield – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  2. Sean Moore – drums, drum programming
  3. Nicky Wire – bass guitar
  4. Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  5. Jeremy Shaw – keyboards
  6. Greg Haver – percussion
  7. Mario J. McNulty – engineer assistance
  8. Stefano Sofia – engineer assistance
  9. Steve Davis – engineer assistance
  10. Loz Williams – engineer assistance
  11. Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  12. Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  13. Farrow Design – art direction, artwork, design
  14. John Ross – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nicky Wire except where noted, all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore.

  1. 1985
  2. The Love of Richard Nixon
  3. Empty Souls
  4. A Song for Departure
  5. I Live to Fall Asleep
  6. To Repel Ghosts
  7. Emily
  8. Glasnost
  9. Always/Never
  10. Solitude Sometimes Is
  11. Fragments – additional lyrics by Patrick Jones
  12. Cardiff Afterlife

On October 31, 2005.

On October 31, 2005, “Mystic Production” label released “Second Life Syndrom”, the second Riverside studio album. It was recorded July – August 2005, at “Serakos Studio”, “Hard Studio” in Warsaw, Poland and was produced by Mariusz Duda, Piotr Grudziński, Michał Łapaj, Piotr Kozieradzki, Magda Srzedniccy and Robert Srzedniccy.

Personnel:

  • Mariusz Duda – vocals, bass
  • Piotr Grudziński – guitar
  • Michał Łapaj – keyboards
  • Piotr Kozieradzki – drums
  • Magda Srzedniccy – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Robert Srzedniccy – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Jacek Gawłowski – mastreing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mariusz Duda; all music by Mariusz Duda, Piotr Grudziński, Michal Lapaj and Piotr Kozieradzki.

  1. After
  2. Volte-Face
  3. Conceiving You
  4. Second Life Syndrome
  5. Artificial Smile
  6. I Turned You Down
  7. Reality Dream III
  8. Dance with the Shadow
  9. Before