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On May 30, 1995.

On May 30, 1995, “RCA” label released “What’s Inside”, the fourteenth Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded 1994 -1995, at “A&M Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, “Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, California, “Kiva Recording Studios” in Memphis. Tennessee, and was produced by Joan Armatrading and David Tickle.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, e-bow guitar, arrangements
  • Hojah Farah – acoustic guitar
  • B. J. Cole – slide guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes – keyboards
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Todd Cochran – keyboards
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Manu Katché – drums
  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Memphis Horns – horns
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra – strings
  • Kronos Quartet – strings
  • Boz Burrell – tin whistle
  • K. La – backing vocals
  • Ray Williams – backing vocals
  • Terry Evans – backing vocals
  • Willie Green, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Caroline Dale – arrangements, orchestration
  • Dana Brayton – arrangements
  • Wolfgang Amadeus – engineer
  • Malcolm Springer – engineer
  • Tom Luekens – engineer
  • Simon Rhodes – engineer
  • Chad Munsey – second engineer
  • David Tickle, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Andy Brown – musical director
  • Sherri Maxwell – design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading.

  1. In Your Eyes
  2. Everyday Boy
  3. Merchant of Love
  4. Shapes and Sizes
  5. Back on the Road
  6. Lost The Love
  7. Songs
  8. Would You Like to Dance
  9. Recommend My Love
  10. Beyond The Blue
  11. Can’t Stop Loving You
  12. Shape of a Pony
  13. Trouble

On February 23, 1999.

On February 23, 1999, “Capitol” label released “Suicaine Gratifaction”, the third Paul Westerberg studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Paul Westerberg and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Paul Westerberg – vocals, guitar
  • Shawn Colvin – vocals
  • Suzie Katayama – accordion, cello
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Richard Todd – French horn
  • Don Was – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Josh Freese – drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. – drums
  • Dave Pirner – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Westerberg.

  1. It’s a Wonderful Lie
  2. Self-Defense
  3. Best Thing That Never Happened
  4. Lookin’ Out Forever
  5. Born for Me
  6. Final Hurrah
  7. Tears Rolling Up Our Sleeves
  8. Fugitive Kind
  9. Sunrise Always Listens
  10. Whatever Makes You Happy
  11. Actor in the Street
  12. Bookmark

On June 19, 2020.

On June 19, 2020, “Columbia” label released “Rough and Rowdy Ways”, the 39th Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded January – February 2020, at “Sound City” in Los Angeles, and was produced by

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Charlie Sexton – guitar
  • Bob Britt – guitar
  • Donnie Herron – steel guitar, violin, accordion, mandolin
  • Tony Garnier – bass guitar, acoustic bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Blake Mills – guitar, harmonium
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond organ
  • Alan Pasqua– piano
  • Fiona Apple– piano
  • Chris Shaw – engineering, mixing
  • Joseph Lorge – assistant engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Josh Cheuse – album design
  • Ian Berry – front cover photography
  • Andrea Orlandi – inner sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. I Contain Multitudes
  2. False Prophet
  3. My Own Version of You
  4. I’ve Made Up My Mind to Give Myself to You
  5. Black Eider
  6. Goodbye Jimmy Reed
  7. Mother of Muses
  8. Crossing the Rubicon
  9. Key West (Philosopher Pirate)
  10. Murder Most Foul

On January 27, 1997.

On January 27, 1997, “Sony Soho Square” label released “Glow”, the second Reef studio album. It was recorded April – September 1996, and was George Drakoulias, Gary Stringer, Kenwyn House, Jack Bessant and Dominic Greensmith.

Personnel:

  • Gary Stringer – vocals
  • Kenwyn House – guitar
  • Jack Bessant – bass
  • Dominic Greensmith – drums
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Chris Trujillo – percussion
  • Jim Scott – recording
  • Richard Digby Smith – recording, mixing
  • Sylvia Massy – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Gary Stringer; all music by Gary Stringer, Kenwyn House, Jack Bessant and Dominic Greensmith.

  1. Place Your Hands
  2. I Would Have Left You
  3. Summer’s in Bloom
  4. Lately Stomping
  5. Consideration
  6. Don’t You Like It?
  7. Come Back Brighter
  8. Higher Vibration
  9. I’m Not Scared
  10. Robot Riff
  11. Yer Old
  12. Lullaby

on January12, 2010.

On January 12, 2010, “Hip-O” and “UMe” labels released “Y Not”, the 16th Ringo Starr album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Bruce Sugar and Ringo Starr.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) – lead and backing vocals, drums, keyboards, piano, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Steve Dudas – guitar
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond organ, piano
  • Michael Bradford – bass guitar
  • Bruce Sugar – keyboards, engineer
  • Keith Allison – guitar, backing vocals
  • Don Was – bass guitar, upright bass
  • Joe Walsh – guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • David A. Stewart – guitar
  • Billy Squier – guitar
  • Paul McCartney – bass guitar, additional vocals
  • Edgar Winter – horns, tenor and alto saxophones, backing vocals
  • Ann Marie Calhoun – violin
  • Tina Sugandh – tabla and chanting
  • Joss Stone – lead vocals
  • Ben Harper – backing vocals
  • Richard Marx – backing vocals
  • Cindy Gomez – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Fill in the Blanks – Richard Starkey, Joe Walsh
  2. Peace Dream – Richard Starkey, Gary Wright, Gary Nicholson
  3. The Other Side of Liverpool – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  4. Walk With You – Richard Starkey, Van Dyke Parks
  5. Time – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  6. Everyone Wins – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  7. Mystery in the Night – Richard Starkey, Richard Marx
  8. Can’t Do It Wrong – Richard Starkey, Gary Burr
  9. Y Not – Richard Starkey, Glen Ballard
  10. Who’s Your Daddy – Richard Starkey, Joss Stone

On December 6, 2019.

On December 6, 2019, “Polydor” label released “Who”, the twelfth The Who studio album. It was recorded February – August 2019, at “British Grove” and “Metropolis Studios” in London, and was produced by Pete Townshend, Dave Sardy, Bob Pridden and Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roger Daltrey – lead vocals
  • Pete Townshend – lead and backing vocals, guitars, harmonicas, percussion, synthesizer tracks, violin, cello, hurdy-gurdy, effects, orchestration
  • Andrew Synowiec – acoustic guitar
  • Gordon Giltrap – acoustic guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Gus Seyffert – bass
  • Zak Starkey – drums
  • Carla Azar – drums
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Joey Waronker – drums
  • Simon Townshend – percussion
  • Fergus Gerrand – percussion
  • Dave Sardy – percussion, mellotron, synthesizer programming
  • Benmont Tench – organ, mellotron
  • Josh Tyrrell – handclaps
  • Rowan McIntosh – handclaps
  • Martin Batchelar – programming, orchestration, orchestra arrangement, orchestra conducting
  • Rachel Fuller – orchestration
  • Peter Rotter – orchestra fixer
  • Bruce Dukov – orchestra leader
  • Peter Blake – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. All This Music Must Fade
  2. Ball and Chain
  3. I Don’t Wanna Get Wise
  4. Detour
  5. Beads on One String – Pete Townshend, Josh Hunsaker
  6. Hero Ground Zero
  7. Street Song
  8. I’ll Be Back
  9. Break the News – Simon Townshend
  10. Rockin’ in rage
  11. She Rocked My World

On November 19, 1994.

On November 19, 1984, “Geffen” label released “Building the Perfect Beast”, the second Don Henley studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “Record One”, “Bill Schnee Studio”, “The Villa” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Greg Ladanyi and Mike Campbell.

Personnel:

  • Don Henley – lead and harmony vocals, chant voices, drums, percussion, keyboards, synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements, art direction
  • Danny Kortchmar – synthesizers, organ, guitar, horns, omnichord, percussion, guitar synthesizer solo, horn solo, synthesizer arrangements, keyboards, arrangements
  • Mike Campbell – synthesizers, guitar, percussion
  • Steve Porcaro – synthesizers, programming
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards, acoustic piano, synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements
  • David Paich – acoustic piano, synthesizers , synthesizer arrangements
  • Michael Boddicker – programming, sequencing, synthesizers, E-mu Emulator, synthesizer arrangements
  • Albhy Galuten – synclavier
  • Randy Newman – synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements
  • Bill Cuomo – synthesizers, programming, percussion
  • Lindsey Buckingham – guitar, harmony vocals
  • Charlie Sexton – guitar
  • Larry Klein – bass
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Tim Drummond – bass
  • Ian Wallace – drums
  • Kevin McCormick – African drums
  • Jim Keltner – additional drums
  • Maren Jensen – intro and interlude composer
  • Jerry Hey – horn arrangements
  • Belinda Carlisle – harmony vocals
  • Sam Moore – harmony vocals
  • Martha Davis – chant voices, harmony vocals
  • Michael O’Donahue – chant voices
  • Carla Olson – chant voices
  • Patty Smyth – chant voices, harmony vocals
  • J. D. Souther – chant voices
  • Waddy Wachtel – chant voices
  • Marie-Pascale Elfman – the French Girls ensemble
  • Dominique Mancinelli – the French Girls ensemble
  • Niko Bolas – recording, mixing
  • Greg Ladanyi – recording, mixing
  • Richard Bosworth, Tom Knox.- additional engineer
  • Richard Bosworth, Dan Garcia, David Schober, Duane Seykora – assistant engineer
  • Allen Sides – horns recording
  • Mark Ettel – horns recording assistant.
  • Mike Reese, Doug Sax – mastering
  • Jeri McManus –graphic coordinator, art direction
  • DiMaren Jensen – art direction.
  • Herb Ritts – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Boys of Summer – Don Henley, Mike Campbell
  2. You Can’t Make Love – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar
  3. Man With a Mission – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, J.D. Souther
  4. You’re Not Drinking Enough – Danny Kortchmar
  5. Not Enough Love in the World – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench
  6. Building the Perfect Beast – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar
  7. All She Wants to Do Is Dance – Danny Kortchmar
  8. Sunset Girl – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench
  9. Drivin’ with Your Eyes Closed – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Stan Lynch
  10. Land of Living – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar

on October 11, 1993.

On October 11, 1993, “Elektra” label released “I’m Alive”, the tenth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, CA, and was produced by Jackson Browne, Scott Thurston, and Don Was. The album was in “Qmagazine list of “The 50 Best Albums Of 1993”.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano
  • David Lindley – guitar, bouzouki, oud
  • John Leventhal – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Scott Thurston – guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Campbell – guitar
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar
  • Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel – guitar
  • Jai Winding – piano
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond organ 
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Kevin McCormick – bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Mauricio-Fritz Lewak – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Sweet Pea Atkinson – backing vocals
  • Sir Harry Bowens – backing vocals
  • Ryan Browne – backing vocals
  • Katia Cardenal – backing vocals
  • Valerie Carter – backing vocals
  • David Crosby – backing vocals
  • Doug Haywood – backing vocals
  • Don Henley – backing vocals
  • William “Bill” Greene – backing vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – backing vocals
  • Steven Soles – backing vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes – backing vocals
  • Paul Dieter; Rik Pekkonen – engineer
  • Steve Onuska, Bob Salcedo, Kathy Yore – engineer, assistant
  • Ed Cherney – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Robin Lynch – art direction, design
  • Alli Truch – design
  • Bruce Weber – photography
  • Susann McMahon – producer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne.

  1. I’m alive
  2. My Problem Is You
  3. Everywhere I Go
  4. I’ll Do Anything
  5. Miles Away
  6. Too Many Angels
  7. Take This Rain
  8. Two of Me, Two of You
  9. Sky Blue and Black
  10. All Good Things

Continue reading on October 11, 1993.

on october 7, 2014.

On October 7, 2014, “Inside Recordings” label released “Standing in the Breach”, the 14th Jackson Browne studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jackson Browne and Paul Dieter.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano
  • Greg Leisz – electric 12-string guitar, baritone guitar, tenor acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Val McCallum – electric guitar, baritone guitar, harmony vocals
  • Carlos Varela – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Mark Goldenberg – electric guitar
  • Aldo López-Gavilán – piano
  • Benmont Tench – organ, piano
  • Jeff Young – organ
  • Mike Thompson – organ
  • Alex Al – bass
  • Sebastian Steinberg – bass
  • Tal Wilkenfeld – bass
  • Taylor Goldsmith – bass, harmony vocals
  • Bob Glaub – bass
  • Julio César González – bass
  • Kevin McCormick – bass
  • Don Heffington – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Griffin Goldsmith – drums, tambourine, harmony vocals
  • Mauricio Lewak – drums
  • Pete Thomas – drums
  • Jay Bellerose – snare, tambourine, cymbal, percussion
  • Luis Conte – udu, tambourine, djembe, shaker
  • David Goodstein – loops
  • Alethea Mills – harmony vocals
  • Chavonne Stewart – harmony vocals
  • Kipp Lennon – harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted.

  1. The Birds of St. Marks
  2. Yeah Yeah
  3. The Long Way Around
  4. Leaving Winslow
  5. If I Could Be Anywhere
  6. You Know the Night – lyrics by Woody Guthrie, music by Jackson Browne and Rob Wasserman
  7. Walls and Doors – Carlos Varela
  8. Which Side
  9. Standing in the Breach
  10. Here

On August 18, 2017.

On August 18, 2017, “Thirty Tigers” label released “Not Dark Yet”, an album by Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer. It was recorded in 2016 and was produced by Teddy Thompson.

Personnel:

  • Shelby Lynne– lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Allison Moorer– lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Val McCallum– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Davey Faragher– bass guitar
  • Ben Peeler – electric and pedal steel guitar
  • Doug Pettibone– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Taras Prodaniuk – bass
  • Benmont Tench– keyboard, organ, piano, wurlitzer
  • Teddy Thompson– bass, drums, acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Erik Deutsch – organ, piano
  • Don Heffington – drums, percussion
  • Michael Jerome– drums, percussion
  • Scott Campbell– engineer
  • Mark Howard– mixing, special sound
  • Russ Allen – assistant
  • Peter Lyman– mastering
  • Sarah Ellison Lewis – photography

 Track listing:

  1. My List – Brandon Flowers
  2. Every Time You Leave – C. Louvin, I. Louvin
  3. Not Dark Yet – Bob Dylan
  4. I’m Looking For Blue Eyes – Townes Van Zandt
  5. Lungs – Townes Van Zandt
  6. The Color of a Cloudy Day – J. Isbell, A. Shires
  7. Silver Wings – Merle Haggard
  8. Into My Arms – Nick cave
  9. Lithium – Kurt Cobain
  10. It’s Too Much – Allison Moorer, Shelby Lynne