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In May 1976.

In May 1976, “Epic” label released “Slow Down World”, the thirteenth Donovan studio album. It was recorded August 1975-March 1976, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Donovan Leitch.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Philip Donnelly – guitar
  • David Hungate,Klaus Voormann, Leland Sklar, Wilton Felder – bass
  • David Foster- keyboards
  • Jay Graydon- synthesizer
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Bobbye Hall,Emil Richards – percussion
  • Tom Scott- saxophone
  • Chuck Findley- trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Lew McCreary – trombone
  • Douglas Davis – cello
  • Al DeLory, B.J. Cook, Donny Gerrard, Ed Whitting, Jeanette Clinger, Jennifer Hicklin, John Merlino, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Ron Hicklin, Stacy Jo Clinger, Susie Ives – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch, except where noted.

  1. Dark-Eyed Blue Jean Angel
  2. Cryin’ Shame
  3. The Mountain – Derroll Adams
  4. Children of the World
  5. My Love Is True (Love Song) – Derroll Adams
  6. A Well Known Has-Been
  7. Black Widow
  8. Slow Down World
  9. Liberation Rag
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In May 1963.

In May 1963, “Capitol” label released “Where Did Everyone Go?” the 34th Nat King Cole album. It was recorded in August 1962, and was produced by Lee Gillette.

Personnel:

  • Nat King Cole– vocal
  • Gordon Jenkins– arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Where Did Everyone Go? – Mack David, Jimmy Van Heusen
  2. Say It Isn’t So – Irving Berlin
  3. If Love Ain’t There – Johnny Burke
  4. (Ah, the Apple Trees) When the World Was Young – Philippe Gerard, Angela Vannier, Johnny Mercer
  5. Am I Blue – Harry Akst, Grant Clarke
  6. Someone to Tell It To – Sammy Cahn, Dolores Fuller, Van Heusen
  7. The End of a Love Affair – Edward Redding
  8. I Keep Going Back to Joe’s – Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal
  9. Laughing on the Outside (Crying on the Inside) – Ben Raleigh, Bernie Wayne
  10. No, I Don’t Want Her – Joe Bailey
  11. Spring Is Here – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  12. That’s All There Is (There Isn’t Anymore) – Gordon Jenkins

In April 1983.

In April 1983, “Red Rhino” label released “It”, the debut Pulp album. It was recorded August 1982 – January 1983, at “Input Studio”; “Victoria Studios” and “Southern Studios”, and was produced by Simon Hinkler.  The album was originally released as a limited vinyl mini-LP of 2000 copies.

Personnel:

  • Peter Boom
  • Jarvis Cocker
  • Wayne Furniss
  • Beefy Garryo
  • David Hinkler
  • Simon Hinkler
  • Mister Barry Thompson
  • Jill Taylor
  • Saskia Cocker
  • Jon Short
  • Joanne, Julie and Alison

Track listing:

All tracks by Jarvis Cocker, except where noted.

  1. My Lighthouse – Jarvis Cocker, Simon Hinkler
  2. Wishful Thinking
  3. Joking Aside
  4. Boats and Trains
  5. Blue Girls
  6. Love Love
  7. In Many Ways

 

In April 1981.

In April 1981, “Epic” label released “Bad for Good”, the first Jim Steinman album. It was recorded August 1980-March 1981, and was produced by John Jansen, Todd Rundgren, Jim Steinman and Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Jim Steinman– lead vocals, keyboards, spoken word
  • Rory Dodd– lead vocals; backing vocals
  • Karla DeVito– lead vocals
  • Todd Rundgren– guitars, backing vocals
  • Davey Johnstone– guitars; mandolin
  • Kasim Sulton– bass; backing vocals
  • Steve Buslowe– bass
  • Neil Jason– bass
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Steven Margoshes– piano, conductor, string arrangement
  • Roger Powell– synthesizer
  • Larry “Synergy” Fast– synthesizer
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Joe Stefko– drums
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Tom Malone– horn arrangements, trombone
  • Lew Del Gatto– baritone sax
  • Lou Marini– tenor sax
  • Ellen Foley– backing vocals
  • Eric Troyer– backing vocals
  • Will Malone– string arrangement
  • Charles Calello– conductor
  • Tom Edmonds, John Jansen, Todd Rundgren, Gray Russell, Shelly Yakus – engineers
  • John Jansen – mixing
  • Greg Calbi, Ted Jensen, George Marino – mastering
  • Gray Russell – production coordination
  • Roy Bittan, Todd Rundgren, Jim Steinman – arrangers
  • John Berg – art direction
  • Jim Steinman – cover art concept
  • Richard Corben – cover art
  • Don Hunstein – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Steinman.

  1. Bad for Good
  2. Lost Boys and Golden Girls
  3. Love and Death and an American Guitar
  4. Stark Raving Love
  5. Out of the Frying Pan (And into the Fire)
  6. Surf’s Up
  7. Dance in My Pants
  8. Left in the Dark

On April 22, 2016.

On April 22, 2016, “Up/Down Records” label released “Home”, the eighth Blue October studio album. It was recorded August-November 2015 at “Orb Studios” in Austin, Texas and “Crazy Making Studio”, and was produced by Tim Palmer and Justin Furstenfeld. The cover image is a painting created by Rhys Bright.

Personnel:

  • Justin Furstenfeld– vocals, guitar, programming
  • Matt Noveskey– bass
  • Jeremy Furstenfeld– drums, percussion
  • Ryan Delahoussaye- violin, keyboard
  • B. Hudson- guitar
  • Tim Palmer- mixing
  • Mark Needham- mixing
  • Eric Holtz – engineer, programming
  • Steve Schiltz – guitar
  • Matt Chamberlain- drums
  • Robert Sewell – assistant engineer
  • Brad Bond – package design

Track listing:

  1. Coal Makes Diamonds – Justin Furstenfeld, Steve Schiltz, Matt Noveskey
  2. Driver – Jeremy Furstenfeld, Justin Furstenfeld
  3. Heart Go Bang – Justin Furstenfeld
  4. I Want It – Justin Furstenfeld
  5. Home – Justin Furstenfeld
  6. We Know Where You Go – Justin Furstenfeld
  7. The Lucky One – Matt Noveskey, Justin Furstenfeld
  8. Break Ground – Justin Furstenfeld
  9. Leave It in the Dressing Room (Shake It Up) – Justin Furstenfeld, Steve Schiltz, Tim Palmer, Matt Noveskey
  10. Houston Heights – Matt Noveskey, Justin Furstenfeld
  11. Time Changes Everything – Justin Furstenfeld, Ryan Delahoussaye
  12. The Stills – Justin Furstenfeld

 

 

 

In April 1979.

In April 1979, “ECM” label released “New Chautauqua”, the fourth Pat Metheny studio album. It was recorded in August 1978, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– electric 6- and 12-string guitars, acoustic guitar, 15-string harp guitar, electric bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny.

  1. New Chautauqua
  2. Country Poem
  3. Long-Ago Child/Fallen Star
  4. Hermitage
  5. Sueño con Mexico
  6. Daybreak

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Bell Records” label released “Portrait”, the fifth 5th Dimension album.  It was recorded August 1969-March 1970, at Wally Heider Studios in Hollywood, and was produced by Bones Howe. The album  cover features an impressionistic portrait by the artist LeRoy Neiman.

Personnel:

  • Billy Davis, Jr.- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Florence LaRue- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Marilyn McCoo- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Lamonte McLemore- background vocals
  • Ron Townson- lead vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony- electric guitar
  • Mike Deasy- electric guitar
  • Dennis Budimir – rhythm guitar
  • Tommy Tedesco- rhythm guitar
  • Fred Tackett- finger pickin’ guitar
  • Joe Osborn- bass
  • Hal Blaine- drums, percussion
  • Larry Bunker- congas, mallets, percussion, drums
  • Gary Coleman – mallets, percussion
  • Larry Knechtel- piano, organ, tack piano
  • Jimmy Rowles– piano
  • Gary Illingworth – electric piano
  • Bob Alcivar– arranger
  • Engineer: Bones Howe
  • Mastering: Elliot Federman
  • Digital transfers: Mike Hartry
  • Production coordination: Jeremy Holiday
  • Production assistant: Bones Howe, Ann McClelland, Tom Tierney, Russ Wapensky
  • Product manager: Mandana Eidgah
  • Project coordinator: Arlessa Barnes, Glenn Delgado, Christina DeSimone, Karyn Friedland, Felicia Gearhart, Laura Gregory, Robin Manning, Brooke Nochomson, Ed Osborne, Larry Parra, Dana Renert, Bill Stafford, Steve Strauss
  • Archivist: Joanne Feltman, Glenn Korman
  • Research: Joel Whitburn
  • Assistants: Larry Cox, Johnny Golden, Rik Pekkonen
  • Arranger: Bob Alcivar, Bill Hollman, Bones Howe
  • Art direction: Beverly Weinstein
  • Design: Mathieu Bitton
  • Liner notes: Mike Ragogna

Track listing:

  1. Puppet Man – Howard Greenfield, Neil Sedaka
  2. One Less Bell to Answer – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Feelin’ Alright – Dave Mason
  4. This Is Your Life – Jimmy Webb
  5. A Love Like Ours – Bob Alcivar, Lamonte McLemore
  6. Save the Country – Laura Nyro
  7. Medley
  • The Declaration – Julianne Johnson, René DeKnight
  • A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
  • People Gotta Be Free – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  1. Dimension 5ive – Bob Alcivar

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