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The Raincoats: Moving

On January 27, 1984, “Rough Trade” label released “Moving”, the third Raincoats (The) studio album. It was recorded October – November 1982, August – September 1983, at “Berry Street Studios” and “Regents Park Studios” in London, and was produced by Adam Kidron and Brad Grisdale.

Personnel:

  • Vicki Aspinall – vocals, organ, bass, piano, violin
  • Gina Birch – vocals, bass, guitar, vibraphone
  • Ana da Silva – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Mgotse Mothie – double bass
  • Michael McEvoy – synthesizer bass, horn arrangements
  • Paddy O’Connell – bass, tenor saxophone, penny whistle
  • Derek Goddard – percussion, bongos, conga, drums
  • Richard Dudanski – percussion, drums, balafon
  • Roger Freeman – percussion
  • Chris “C.P.” Lee – trumpet
  • Harry Beckett – trumpet, flugelhorn

Track listing:

  1. Ooh Ooh La La La
  2. Dreaming in the Past
  3. Mouth of a Story
  4. Honey Mad Woman
  5. Rainstorm
  6. Dance of Hopping Mad
  7. Balloon
  8. I Saw a Hill
  9. Overheard
  10. The Body
  11. Avidoso
  12. Animal Rhapsody

UFO: No Place to Run

On January 8, 1980, “Chrysalis” label released “No Place to Run”, the eighth UFO studio album. It was recorded in August 1979, at “Air Studios” in Montserrat, “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by George Martin.

Personnel:

  • Phil Mogg – lead vocals
  • Paul Chapman – lead guitar
  • Paul Raymond – keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Pete Way – bass guitar
  • Andy Parker – drums
  • Geoff Emerick – engineer, mixing
  • George Martin – mixing
  • Steve Churchyard – engineer assistant
  • John Wall – tape operator
  • Nigel Walker – tape operator

Track listing:

  1. Alpha Centauri – Paul Chapman
  2. Lettin’ Go – Phil Mogg, Pete Way
  3. Mystery Train – Junior Parker, Sam Phillips
  4. The Fire Burns Tonight – Phil Mogg, Paul Chapman
  5. Gone in the Night – Phil Mogg, Pete Way
  6. Young Blood – Phil Mogg, Pete Way
  7. No Place to Run – Phil Mogg, Pete Way
  8. Take It or Leave It – Paul Raymond
  9. Money, Money – Phil Mogg, Pete Way
  10. Anyday – Phil Mogg, Pete Way

Ray Charles: Dedicated to You

In January 1961, “ABC Paramount” label released “Dedicated to You”, the 13th Ray Charles album. It was recorded in August 1960, and was produced by Sid Feller.

Personnel:

  • Ray Charles – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Betty Carter – vocals, performer
  • Marty Paich – arrangements, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Hardhearted Hannah – Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow
  2. Nancy (With the Laughing Face) – Phil Silvers, Jimmy Van Heusen
  3. Margie – Con Conrad, J. Russel Robinson, Benny Davis
  4. Ruby – Mitchell Parish, Heinz Roemheld
  5. Rosetta – Earl Hines, Henri Woode
  6. Stella by Starlight – Ned Washington, Victor Young
  7. Cherry – Ray Gilbert, Don Redman
  8. Josephine – Burke Bivens, Kahn, Wayne King
  9. Candy – Mack David, Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney
  10. Marie – Irving Berlin
  11. Diane – Lew Pollack, Erno Rapee
  12. Sweet Georgia Brown – Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard

Charles Mingus: East Costing

In December 1957, “Bethlehem” label released “East Coasting”, the twelve Charles Mingus album. It was recorded in August 1957.

Personnel:

  • Charles Mingus – bass
  • Bill Evans – piano
  • Shafi Hadi – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Clarence Shaw – trumpet
  • Jimmy Knepper – trombone
  • Dannie Richmond – drums
  • Rick Essig – engineer
  • Lyn Bradley – design
  • Robert Berenson – photography
  • Nat Hentoff – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Mingus, except where noted.

  1. Memories of You  (take 7) – Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf
  2. East Coasting (take 4)
  3. West Coast Ghost (Take 6)
  4. Celia (Take 5)
  5. Conversation (Take 16)
  6. Fifty-First Street Blues (Take 4)

Taylor Swift: Evermore

On December 11, 2020, “Republic Records” label released “Evermore”, the ninth Taylor Swift studio album. It was recorded August – December 2020, at “Long Pond Studio” in Hudson Valley, “Kitty Committee” and Ariel Rechtshaid house in Los Angeles, “Scarlet Pimpernel” in London, and was produced by Taylor Swift, Aaron Dessner, Jack Antonoff and Bryce Dessner.

Personnel:

  • Taylor Swift – lead vocals, executive producer
  • Aaron Dessner – acoustic and electric guitar, rubber bridge guitar, high string guitar, banjo, bass guitar, synth bass, tambourine, mandolin, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, drum kit, percussion, drum machine programming, field recording, recording, drone
  • Haim
  • The National
  • Bon Iver
  • Bryce Dessner – electric guitar, piano, orchestration, pulse
  • Josh Kaufman – acoustic and electric guitar, lap steel, mandolin, organ, harmonium, harmonica
  • Justin Vernon – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, bass, synthesizer, triangle, drum kit, Prophet X, Messina, field recording, vocal recording
  • Josh Kaufman – acoustic and electric guitar, lap steel, mandolin, harmonium, organ, harmonica
  • Jack Antonoff – acoustic and electric guitar, slide guitar, bass, piano, Mellotron, drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Mikey Freedom Hart – nylon and electric guitar, DX7, electric guitar, nylon guitar, Rhodes, celeste
  • James McAlister – keyboards, synthesizers, drum kit, percussion, drum machine programming, Vermona pulse
  • Thomas Bartlett – piano, keyboard, synthesizers
  • William Bowery – piano
  • Nick Lloyd – Hammond B3 Organ
  • Patrik Berger – OP-1
  • Scott Devendorf – bass guitar, pocket piano
  • Logan Coale – upright bass
  • Sean Hutchinson – drums
  • Michael Riddleberger – drums
  • Sean Hutchinson – drums 
  • Michael Riddleberger – drums
  • JT Bates – drum kit, percussion
  • Jason Treuting – glockenspiel, drum kit, percussion, crotales, metal percussion, chord stick
  • Bryan Devendorf – drum kit, percussion, drum machine programming
  • Jonathan Low – drum machine programming
  • Evan Smith – horns
  • Trever Hagen – trumpet, no-input mixer
  • Kyle Resnick – trumpet
  • Dave Nelson – trombone 
  • Benjamin Lanz – trombone, modular synthesizer, horn arrangements
  • Stuart Bogie – alto and contrabass clarinet, flute
  • Alex Sopp – flute
  • CJ Camerieri – French horn
  • Bobby Hawk – violin
  • Yuki Numata Resnick – violin
  • Clarice Jensen – cello
  • Gabriel Cabezas – cello
  • Danielle Haim – vocals
  • Este Haim – vocals
  • Matt Berninger – vocals
  • Marcus Mumford – backing vocals
  • Marjorie Finlay – backing vocals
  • Ryan Olson – Allovers Hi-Hat Generator
  • Jonathan Low – recording, mixing
  • Laura Sisk – recording, vocal recording
  • Ariel Rechtshaid – vocal recording
  • Matt DiMona – vocal recording
  • Robin Baynton – vocal recording
  • Sean O’Brien – vocal recording
  • John Rooney – engineer assistant
  • Jon Sher – engineer assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone – mastering
  • Beth Garrabrant – photography
  •  BJ Burton – additional production
  • James McAlister – additional production

Track listing:

All tracks by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner, except where noted.

  1. Willow
  2. Champagne Problems – Taylor Swift, William Bowery
  3. Gold Rush – Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff
  4. Tis the Damn Season
  5. Tolerate It
  6. No Body, No Crime – Taylor Swift
  7. Happiness
  8. Dorothea
  9. Coney Island – Taylor Swift, William Bowery, Aaron Dessner
  10. Ivy – Taylor Swift, Aaron Dessner, Jack Antonoff
  11. Cowboy Like Me
  12. Long Story Short
  13. Marjorie
  14. Closure – Taylor Swift, BJ Burton, James McAlister
  15. Evermore – Taylor Swift, William Bowery, Justin Vernon

Rod Stewart: An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down

In November 1969, “Vertigo” label released “An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down”, the debut Rod Stewart album. It was recorded June – August 1969, at “Lansdowne” and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Lou Reizner.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart – vocals, guitars
  • Ronnie Wood – guitars, bass, harmonica
  • Martin Pugh – guitars
  • Martin Quittenton – acoustic guitar
  • Ian McLagan – piano, organ
  • Mike d’Abo – piano
  • Keith Emerson – organ
  • Micky Waller – drums
  • Lou Reizner – vocals
  • Keith “Marcus Keef” MacMillan – design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Street Fighting Man – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  2. Man of Constant Sorrow – traditional arranged by Rod Stewart
  3. Blind Prayer
  4. Handbags and Gladrags – Mike d’Abo
  5. I Wouldn’t Ever Change a Thing
  6. Cindy’s Lament
  7. Dirty Old Town – Ewan MacColl

Mott the Hopple: Brian Capers

In November 1971, “Island” label released “Brain Capers”, the fourth Mott the Hopple studio album. It was recorded August – September 1971, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Mick Ralphs – lead guitar
  • Pete Watts – vocals, bass
  • Dale “Buffin” Griffin – vocals, drums
  • Verden Allen – vocals, keyboards
  • Jim Price – trumpet 
  • Guy Stevens – piano
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • Zal Schreiber – mastering
  • Richard Polak – photography

Track listing:

  1. Death May Be Your Santa Claus – Ian Hunter, Verden Allen
  2. Your Own Backyard – Dion DiMucci, Tony Fasce
  3. Darkness, Darkness – Jesse Colin Young
  4. The Journey – Ian Hunter
  5. Sweet Angeline – Ian Hunter
  6. Second Love – Verden Allen
  7. The Moon Upstairs – Ian Hunter, Mick Ralphs
  8. The Wheel of the Quivering Meat Conception – Ian Hunter, Guy Stevens

The J. Geils Band: Same

On November 16, 1970, “Atlantic” label released the self-title, debut J. Geils Band (The) album. It was recorded in August 1970, at “A&R Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Dave Crawford and Brad Shapiro.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf – lead vocals
  • J. Geils – guitar
  • Seth Justman – piano, organ
  • Magic Dick – harmonica
  • Danny Klein – bass
  • Stephen Jo Bladd – drums, backing vocals
  • Jay Messina, Geoffrey Haslam – engineer
  • Lloyd Ziff – design
  • Stephen Paley – photography
  • Fred Lewis – special assistance

Track listing:

  1. Wait – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  2. Ice Breaker (For the Big M) – J. Geils
  3. Cruisin’ for Love – Juke Joint Jimmy (Juke Joint Jimmy is a pseudonym used by The J. Geils Band for group compositions
  4. Hard Drivin’ Man – Peter Wolf, J. Geils
  5. Serves You Right to Suffer – John Lee Hooker
  6. Homework – Otis Rush, Al Perkins, Dave Clark
  7. First I Look at the Purse – Robert Rogers, Smokey Robinson
  8. What You Hurry – Peter Wolf, Seth Justman
  9. On Borrowed Time – Peter Wolf, Set Justman
  10. Pack Fair and Square – Big Walter Price
  11. Sho-Cone – Albert Collins

Ringo Starr: Goodnight Vienna

On November 15, 1974, “Apple” label released “Goodnight Vienna”, the fourth Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded in August 1974, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr – lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • John Lennon – piano, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Vini Poncia – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Richard Bennett – electric guitar
  • Dennis Coffey – guitars
  • Steve Cropper – electric guitar
  • Jesse Ed Davis – electric guitar
  • Robbie Robertson – guitars
  • Alvin Robinson – guitar
  • Lon Van Eaton – guitars
  • Dr. John – piano, backing vocals
  • Elton John – piano
  • David Foster – piano
  • Tom Hensley – electric piano
  • Nicky Hopkins – electric piano
  • Lincoln Mayorga – piano
  • Billy Preston – electric piano, clavinet
  • James Newton Howard – synthesizer
  • Gary Wright – keyboards
  • Carl Fortina – accordion
  • Klaus Voormann – bass guitar
  • Richard Perry – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Chuck Findley – horns
  • Bobby Keys – horns
  • Trevor Lawrence – horns
  • Lew McCreary – horns
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Madeline Bell – backing vocals
  • Lesley Duncan – backing vocals
  • Jean Gilbert – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Gilstrap – backing vocals
  • Joe Greene – backing vocals
  • Ira Hawkins – backing vocals
  • Clydie King – backing vocals
  • Linda Lawrence – backing vocals
  • Harry Nilsson – backing vocals
  • May Pang – backing vocals
  • Masst Alberts – backing vocals
  • Derrek Van Eaton – backing vocals
  • Cynthia Webb – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. (It’s All Down to) Goodnight Vienna – John Lennon
  2. Occapella – Allen Toussaint
  3. Oo-Wee – Vini Poncia, Richard Starkey
  4. Husbands and Wives – Roger Miller
  5. Snookeroo – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  6. All by Myself – Vini Poncia, Richard Starkey
  7. Call Me – Richard Starkey
  8. No No Song – Hoyt Axton, David Jackson
  9. Only You – Buck Ram
  10. Easy for Me – Harry Nilsson
  11. Goodnight Vienna (reprise) – John Lennon

The Chambers Brothers: The Time Has Come

In November 1967, “Columbia” label released “The Time Has Come”, the debut Chambers Brothers (The) album. It was recorded in August 1967, and was produced by David Rubinson.

Personnel:

  • Lester Chambers – lead vocal
  • Willie Chambers – vocal, guitars
  • Joseph Chambers – vocal, guitar
  • George Chambers – vocal, bass
  • Brian Keenan – drums
  • Gary Sherman – arranger
  • Jim Marshall – photography

Track listing:

  1. All Strung Out Over You – Rudy Clark
  2. People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield
  3. I Can’t Stand It – Lester Chambers
  4. Romeo and Juliet – Lester Chambers
  5. In the Midnight Hour – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  6. So Tired – Andre Goodwin, Lester Chambers, Willie Chambers, Joseph Chambers, George Chambers, Brian Keenan
  7. Uptown – Betty Mabry
  8. Please Don’t Leave Me – Lester Chambers, Willie Chambers, Joseph Chambers, George Chambers, Brian Keenan
  9. What the World Needs Now Is Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  10. Time Has Come Today – Joseph Chambers, Willie Chambers