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On September 12, 1984.

On September 12, 1984, “Bearsville” label released “Like This”, the third dB’s (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, and was produced by Chris Butler, Peter Holsapple, Gene Holder and Will Rigby.

Personnel:

  • Peter Holsapple – vocals, guitar
  • Gene Holder – bass guitar
  • Will Rigby – drums
  • Mark Tomeo – pedal steel guitar
  • Patrick Irwin – keyboards
  • Rick Wagner – keyboards
  • Phil Marino – design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Holsapple

  1. Love Is for Lovers
  2. She Got Soul
  3. Spitting in the Wind
  4. Lonely Is (As Lonely Does)
  5. Not Cool
  6. Amplifier
  7. A Spy in the House of Love
  8. Rendezvous
  9. New Gun in Town
  10. On the Battlefront
  11. White Train

On June 3, 1999.

On June 3, 1999, Phish self – released “The Siket Disc”, band’s eight studio album. It was released through the band’s website and mail-order service. It was recorded March – October 1997, at “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon and Jon Fishman.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – guitars
  • Page McConnell – keyboards
  • Mike Gordon – bass guitar
  • Jon Fishman – drums
  • John Siket – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon and Page McConnell.

  1. My Left Toe
  2. The Name Is Slick
  3. What’s the Use
  4. Fish Bass
  5. Quadrophonic Toppling
  6. The Happy Whip and Dung Song
  7. Insects
  8. Title Track
  9. Albert

On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Verve Forecast Records” label released “First Wish”, the debut Chris Botti album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, “AGF Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chris Botti, Kevin Killen and Andy Snitzer.

Personnel:

  • Chris Botti – trumpet, keyboards, programming, tambourine, acoustic piano
  • Paul Joseph Moore – keyboards, acoustic piano, Omnichord
  • Andy Snitzer – Rhodes, programming
  • Mitchell Froom – Wurlitzer electric piano, organ
  • Kevin Killen – Omnichord
  • Larry Saltzman – guitars
  • Shane Fontayne – guitars
  • Paul Livant – guitars
  • Marc Shulman – guitars
  • Dominic Kanza – guitars
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Jerry Marotta – drums
  • Joe Bonadio – percussion
  • Cyro Baptista – surdo, shaker
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Sandra Park – violin
  • Rebecca Young – violin
  • Morris Goldberg – African flutes
  • Edie Brickell – vocals
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Guy Eckstein – executive producer
  • Andrew Page – additional recording
  • Marc Silag – production coordinator
  • David Lau – art direction
  • Sheryl Lutz-Brown – art direction
  • Étsuko Iseki – design
  • Gary St. Clair – design
  • Brad Hitz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Botti, except where noted.

  1. Worlds Outside
  2. On the Night Ride
  3. First Wish
  4. Like I Do Now – Chris Botti, Edie Brickell, Paul Joseph Moore
  5. Cubism
  6. Through Tin Hearts
  7. Longing
  8. Nerve Central
  9. Fade to Day
  10. A Few More Days, A Few More Weeks

On February 16, 1972.

On February 16, 1972, “Bearsville” label released “Something/Anything?” the third Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded in 1971 at “I.D. Sound Studios” and “Runt Recorders” in Los Angeles, “The Record Plant” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Rick Valente – lead vocals
  • Mark Klingman – piano, organ
  • Charlie Schoning – piano
  • Mark Klingman – organ
  • Rick Derringer – guitar
  • Ralph Walsh – guitar
  • Robbie Kogale – guitar
  • Amos Garrett – guitar
  • Ben Keith – pedal steel
  • Randy Read – rhythm guitar
  • Tony Sales – bass
  • Stu Woods – bass
  • Bugsy Maugh – bass
  • Collie Read – bass
  • Jim Colgrove – bass
  • Stockman – drums
  • Billy Mundi – drums
  • Hunt Sales – drums
  • John Siomos – drums
  • Hope Ruff, Richard Corey, Brook Baxes, Anthony Carrubba, Henry Fanton, Edward Olmos, Vicki Robinson, Dennis Cooley, Cecilia Norfleet  – backing vocals
  • Serge Katzen – conga
  • Gene Dinwiddie – tenor sax
  • Jim Horn – tenor sax
  • John Kelson – tenor sax
  • Mike Brecker – tenor sax
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Barry Rogers – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren except where noted.

Side One: A Bouquet of Ear-catching Melodies

  1. I Saw the Light
  2. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference
  3. Wolfman Jack
  4. Cold Morning Light
  5. It Takes Two for Tango (This Is fort the Girls)
  6. Sweeter Memories

Side Two: The Cerebral Side

  1. Intro
  2. Breathless
  3. The Night the Carousel Burnt Down
  4. Saving Grace
  5. Marlene
  6. Song of the Viking
  7. I Went to the Mirror

Side Three: The Kid Gets Heavy

  1. Black Maria
  2. One More Day (No Word)
  3. Couldn’t I Just Tell You
  4. Torch Song
  5. Little Red Lights

Side Four: Baby Needs a New Pair of Snakeskin Boots (A Pop Operetta)

  1. Overture–My Roots
  2. Money (That’s What I Want) – Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy, Jr.
  3. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  4. Dust in the Wind – Mark Klingman
  5. Piss Aaron
  6. Hello It’s Me
  7. Some Folks Is Even Whiter Than Me
  8. You Left Me Sore
  9. Slut

On October 27, 1998.

October 27, 1998, “Elektra” label released “The Story of the Ghost”, the seventh Phish studio album. It was recorded March – October 1997, April – June 1998, at “Bearsville Studios” in New York, “Dave O’s Farmhouse”, and was produced by Andy Wallace.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – lead vocals, guitars, horn arrangement
  • Page McConnell – lead, co-lead and backing vocals, keyboard
  • Mike Gordon – bass guitar, pedal steel, co-lead and backing vocals
  • Jon Fishman – lead, co-lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Dave Grippo – saxophone
  • James Harvey – trombone
  • Jennifer Hartswick – trumpet
  • Heloise Williams – background vocals
  • Chris Shaw – engineer
  • John Siket – recording engineer
  • Chris Laidlaw – assistant recording engineer
  • Chris Laidlaw – assistant recording engineer
  • Andy Wallace – mixing
  • Steve Sisco – assistant mix engineer
  • George Condo – paintings
  • Lili Picou – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Ghost – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  2. Birds of a feather – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Marshall, Page McConnell
  3. Meat – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Marshall, Page McConnell
  4. Guyute – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  5. Fikus – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Marshall, Page McConnell
  6. Shafty – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Marshall, Page McConnell
  7. Limb by Limb – Trey Anastasio, Scott Herman, Marshall
  8. Frankie Says – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Marshall, Page McConnell
  9. Brian and Robert – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  10. Water in the Sky – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  11. Roggae – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Marshall, Page McConnell
  12. Wading in the Velvet Sea – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  13. The Moma Dance – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Marshall, Page McConnell
  14. End of Session – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Marshall, Page McConnell

On October 15, 1996.

On October 15, 1996, “Elektra” label released “Billy Breathes”, the sixth Phish studio abum. It was recorded February – June 1996, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsvile, New York, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – lead and co-lead vocals, guitars, art direction
  • Mike Gordon – bass guitar, bco – lead and backing vocals, cover photo, art direction
  • Jon Fishman – drums, co – lead and backing vocals, percussion, art direction
  • Page McConnell – keyboards, backing vocals, art direction
  • Chris Laidlaw – assistant engineering
  • Steve Lillywhite – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jon Siket – mixing, recording
  • Danny Clinch – photography
  • David Welker – painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anasrasio and Tom Marshall, except where noted.

  1. Free
  2. Character Zero
  3. Waste
  4. Taste – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Tom Marshall, Page McConell
  5. Cars Trucks Buses – Page McConell
  6. Talk – Trey Anastasio, Tom  Marshall
  7. Theme from the Bottom – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Tom Marshall, Page McConell
  8. Train Song – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz
  9. Bliss – Trey Anastasio
  10. Billy Breathes – Trey Anastasio
  11. Swept Away
  12. Sheep = Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Tom Marshall, Page McConell
  13. Prince Caspian

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On September 30, 1997.

On September 30, 1997, “Windham Hill” label released “Hunger”, the fifteenth Janis Ian studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, “The Congress House” in Austin, Texas, “Music Mill”, “Ocean Way”, “Quad & Woodland Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jeff Balding, Janis Ian, and Ani DiFranco.

Personnel:

  • Janis Ian – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Cyro Baptista- percussion
  • Kevin Breit – electric and National Steel guitars, bouzouki
  • Andrew Gilchrist – electric guitar
  • Dan Huff- electric guitar
  • Randy Leago – accordion
  • Glenn Worf – upright bass
  • David Piltch- upright bass
  • Ani DiFranco- bass, sampling, background vocals
  • Andy Stochansky – drums, percussion
  • Steve Brewster – drums
  • Terry McMillian – percussion
  • Ron Huff – arranger
  • Jeff Balding – mixing
  • Andrew Gilehrist – mixing
  • Sonny Mediana – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Janis Ian, except where noted.

  1. Black & White
  2. On the Dark Side of Town
  3. Might As Well Be Monday
  4. Getting Over You – Janis Ian, Gary Burr
  5. Searching for America
  6. Hunger
  7. Welcome to Acousticville
  8. Honor Them All
  9. Empty
  10. House Without a Heart
  11. Shadow
  12. Getting Over You (with strings) – Janis Ian, Gary Burr

On July 3, 1999.

On July 3, 1999, “Elektra” label released “The Siket Disc”, the eighth Phish studio album. It was recorded March – October 1997, at “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon, and Jon Fishman.

Personnel:

  1. Trey Anastasio– guitars
  2. Page McConnell– keyboards
  3. Mike Gordon– bass guitar
  4. Jon Fishman– drums
  5. John Siket– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon, and Jon Fishman.

  1. My Left Toe
  2. The Name Is Slick
  3. What’s the Use
  4. Fish Bass
  5. Quadrophonic Toppling
  6. The Happy Whip and Dung Song
  7. Insects
  8. Title Tracks
  9. Albert

On June 20, 1995.

On June 20, 1995, “Elektra” label released “Tigerlily”, the debut Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded December 1994 – March 1995, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, NY, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant– vocals, piano, organ, vibraphone
  • Jennifer Turner– acoustic and electric guitar, background vocals
  • Peter Yanowitz– percussion, drums
  • Barrie Maguire – bass, 12 string guitar
  • John Holbrook – organ, electric guitar, engineer
  • Adrián López Guevarra – percussion
  • Matt Henderson – bass, electric guitar
  • Jay Ungar– violin
  • Katell Keineg– background vocals
  • Michelle Kinney – cello
  • Eric Schenkman – electric guitar
  • Randy Grant – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant except where noted.

  1. San Andreas Fault
  2. Wonder
  3. Beloved Wife
  4. River
  5. Carnival
  6. I May Know the Word
  7. The Letter
  8. Cowboy Romance
  9. Jealousy
  10. Where I Go
  11. Seven Years

On June 10, 2003.

On June 10, 2003, “Reprise” label released “Everything Must Go”, the ninth Steely Dan studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2003, at “Sear Sound”, “Skyline Studios” and “River Sound” in  New York City, “Hyperbolic Sound” in Maui, “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, and was produced by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. It was the last studio album with founding member Walter Becker before his death in 2017.

Personnel:

  • Donald Fagen– lead vocals, organ, synthesizer, piano, Hohner Clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, solo synth, percussion, horn arrangements, arrangements
  • Walter Becker– lead vocals, bass, solo guitar, percussion, arrangements
  • Ted Baker – piano, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer
  • Bill Charlap– piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Jon Herington– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Keith Carlock– drums
  • Gordon Gottlieb – percussion
  • Ken Hitchcock – clarinet
  • Walt Weiskopf– alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Chris Potter– tenor saxophone
  • Roger Rosenberg – baritone saxophone
  • Tony Kadleck – trumpet
  • Michael Leonhart– trumpet
  • Jim Pugh– trombone
  • Tawatha Agee– background vocals
  • Ada Dyer – background vocals
  • Michael Harvey – background vocals
  • Carolyn Leonhart– background vocals
  • Cindy Mizelle – background vocals
  • Catherine Russell– background vocals
  • Brenda White-King – background vocals
  • Sam Berd – technician
  • Art Smith – drum technician
  • Sam Berd – piano tuner
  • Tom Doherty, Roger Nichols, Dave Russell, Elliot Scheiner – engineer
  • Suzy Barrows, Tom Doherty, Steve Mazur, Keith Nelson, Todd Parker, Matt Scheiner – assistant engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner – mixing
  • Joe Peccerillo – mixing assistant
  • Darcy Proper – mastering
  • Larry Alexander – editing

Track listing:

All tracks by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

  1. The Last Mall
  2. Things I Miss the Most
  3. Blues Beach
  4. Godwhacker
  5. Slang of Ages
  6. Green Book
  7. Pixeleen
  8. Lunch With Gina
  9. Everything Must Go