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On September 13, 2013.

On September 13, 2013, “Mercury” label released “The Diving Board”, the twenty-ninth Elton John studio album. It was recorded January 2012 – January 2013, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by T-Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Elton John– piano, vocals
  • Jack Ashford– tambourine
  • Jay Bellerose– drums
  • George Bohanon– baritone horn, trombone, euphonium
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar
  • Keefus Ciancia– keyboards
  • Chuck Findley– flugelhorn
  • Bruce Fowler– trombone
  • Larry Goldings– Hammond organ B3
  • Darrell Leonard– horn arrangements, flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Bill Maxwell – BGV arrangements
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • David Plitch, Raphael Saadiq– bass guitar
  • Louis Price, Rose Stone, Perry Morgan, Judith Hill, Carmel Echols, Bill Cantos, Alvin Chea– backing vocals
  • William Roper – tuba
  • Luka Šulić, Stjepan Hauser– cello
  • Jason Wormer – recording, mixing
  • Jeff Gartenbaum, Chris Owens, Vanessa Parr – second engineer
  • Zachary Dawes, Chris Owens – assistant mixing engineer.
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering.
  • Zachary Dawes – equipment technician
  • Carl Lieberman – piano technician
  • Mat Maitland – art direction
  • Tim Barber – photography
  • Tony King – creative director

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bernie Taupin, all music by Elton John.

  1. Oceans Away
  2. Oscar WildeGets Out
  3. A Town Called Jubilee
  4. The Ballad of Blind Tom
  5. Dream #1
  6. My Quicksand
  7. Can’t Stay Alone Tonight
  8. Voyeur
  9. Home Again
  10. Take This Dirty Water
  11. Dream #2
  12. The New Fever Waltz
  13. Mexican Vacation (Kids in the Candlelight)
  14. Dream #3
  15. The Diving Board
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On August 1, 1977.

On August 1, 1977, “Columbia” label released “Tasty”, the eleventh Shadows album. It was recorded April – August 1974, March – April 1977, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and “Music Centre” in Wembley, and was produced by Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, John Farrar, Brian Bennett, Dave Richmond and Alan Tarney.

Personnel:

  • Hank Marvin- electric and acoustic guitars
  • Bruce Welch- electric and acoustic guitars
  • John Farrar- electric and acoustic guitars
  • Brian Bennett- drums, percussion, piano
  • Dave Richmond, Alan Tarney- bass guitar
  • Norrie Paramor- orchestral accompaniment
  • Tony Clark and Dick Plant – engineers
  • Gered Mankowitz – back cover photography
  • Cream – artwork, design

Track listing:

  1. Cricket Bat Boogie – Brian Bennett, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  2. Return to the Alamo – Brian Bennett, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  3. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  4. Another Night – Brian Bennett, Hank Marvin, Alan Tarney, Bruce Welch
  5. Honky Tonk Women – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  6. Montezuma’s Revenge – Brian Bennett, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  7. Walk, Don’t Run – Johnny Smith
  8. Superstar – Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
  9. Bermuda Triangle – Brian Bennett, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  10. The Most Beautiful Girl – Rory Bourke, Billy Sherrill, Norro Wilson
  11. Creole Nights – Brian Bennett, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch

 

In January 1971.

In January 1971, “Cotillion” label released “Sister Kate”, the debut Kate Taylor album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Sunset Sound” and “Crystal Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Peter Asher.

Personnel:

  • Kate Taylor — vocals, clapping
  • Peter Asher— vocals, background vocals, clapping
  • John Beland, Bernie Leadon, James Taylor – guitar
  • Merry Clayton— vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Sandra Crouch — [ercussion, tambourine
  • Oma Drake — vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Abigale Haness — vocals
  • Gail Haness — background vocals, background music
  • John Hartford— banjo
  • Wayne Jackson— horn, horn arrangements
  • Carole King— piano, vocals, background vocals, string arrangements
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar— guitar, percussion, conga, background vocals
  • Russ Kunkel, Joel O’Brian — drums
  • Charles Larkey, Leland Sklar— bass
  • Andrew Love, The Memphis Horns — horn, horn arrangements
  • Donna Prater — vocals, background vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt— vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Ralph Schuckett — organ, piano, accordion, keyboards
  • D. Souther— guitar, vocals, clapping
  • John Tartaglia — strings, string arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Home Again – Carole King
  2. Ballad of a Well Known Gun – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  3. Be That Way – Livingston Taylor
  4. Handbags and Gladrags – Mike d’Abo
  5. You Can Close Your Eyes – James Taylor
  6. Look at Granny Run, Run – Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman
  7. Where You Lead – Carole King, Toni Stern
  8. White Lightning – Jape Richardson
  9. Country Comfort – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Lo and Behold/Jesus Is Just All Right – James Taylor, A. Reid Reynolds
  11. Do I Still Figure in Your Life – Pete Dello
  12. Sweet Honesty – Beverley Martyn

In July 1970.

In July 1970, “Island” label released “The Last Puff” (credited as Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Harrison), the fifth Spooky Tooth studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Stainton and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Mike Harrison– vocals
  • Luther Grosvenor– guitar
  • Henry McCullough– guitar
  • Chris Stainton– bass guitar, piano, organ, guitar
  • Alan Spenner– bass guitar
  • Mike Kellie– drums

Track listing:

  1. I Am the Walrus – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. The Wrong Time – Gary Wright, Hugh McCracken
  3. Something to Say – Joe Cocker, Peter Nichols
  4. Nobody There At All – Mike Post, Timothy Martin
  5. Down River – David Ackles
  6. Son of Your Father – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  7. The Last Puff – Chris Stainton

 

 

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Columbia” label released “New York City (You’re a Woman)”, the fourth Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – piano, organ, guitars, mellotron, harmonium, vocals
  • Paul Humphries– drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter– percussion
  • Lou Shelton– guitar
  • Terry Kath– guitar solo
  • Carol Kaye, Herbie Flowers– electric bass
  • Bobby West – acoustic andelectric bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Rita Coolidge, Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Donna Weiss, Julia Tillman Waters, Edna Wright, Maxine Willard Waters, Lorna Willard, Edna Woods, Claudia Lennear, Dorothy Morrison, Robbie Montgomery, Jessie Smith, Robert John, Michael Gately and Jay Siegel – backing vocals
  • Doug Pomeroy, Frank Laico, Ken Scott, Mark Friedman, Sy Mitchell – engineers
  • Richard Avedon– cover photography
  • John Berg – design

Track listing:

  1. New York City (You’re a Woman) – Al Kooper
  2. John the Baptist (Holy John) – Al Kooper, Phyllis Major
  3. Can You Hear It Now (500 Miles) – traditional, arr. by Al Kooper
  4. The Ballad of the Hard Rock Kid – Al Kooper
  5. Going Quietly Mad – Al Kooper
  6. Medley
  • Oo Wee Baby, I Love You – Richard Parker
  • Love Is A Man’s Best Friend – Irwin Levine, Kooper
  1. Back on My Feet – Al Kooper
  2. Come Down in Time – Bernie Taupin, Elton John
  3. Dearest Darling – Bo Diddley
  4. Nightmare #5 – Al Kooper
  5. The Warning (Someone’s on the Cross Again) – Al Kooper, Phyllis Major

On June 17, 2016.

On June 17, 2016, “Warner Bros” label released “The Getaway”, the eleventh Red Hot Chili Peppers studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at the “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Danger Mouse.The album cover was a painting by Kevin Peterson. The album was certified Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ” and in Poland by “ZPAV”.

Personnel:

  • Anthony Kiedis– lead vocals
  • Josh Klinghoffer– guitars, backing vocals, bass, piano
  • Flea– bass, piano, trumpet
  • Chad Smith– drums, percussion
  • Brian ‘Danger Mouse’ Burton– mellotron, organ, synthesizers
  • Elton John– piano
  • Mauro Refosco– percussion
  • Anna Waronker– backing vocals
  • Beverley Chitwood – vocal
  • Daniele Luppi– string arrangements, conduction
  • Jeremy Levy – score preparation
  • Chris Tedesco – string quartet contractor
  • Peter Kent – 1st violin
  • Sharon Jackson – 2nd violin
  • Briana Bandy – viola
  • Armen Ksajikian – cello
  • SJ Hasman – vocal choir contractor, choir
  • Choir – Beverley Chitwood, Alexx Daye, David Loucks, Kennya Ramsey, Matthew Selby, Loren Smith, Gregory Whipple
  • Nigel Godrich– mixing engineer, additional programming
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • John Armstrong – mix assistant
  • Samuel Petts-Davies – mix engineering
  • Kennie Takahasi – recording
  • Kevin Peterson – cover artwork
  • Alex Tenta – design, layout
  • Steve Keros – photos
  • Todd Monfalcone – assistant engineer
  • Chris Warren, Greg Fidelman, Andrew Scheps – pre-production engineers

Track listing:

  1. The Gateway – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  2. Dark Necessities – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  3. We Turn Red – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  4. The Longest Wave – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  5. Goodbye Angels – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  6. Sick Love – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  7. Go Robot – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  8. Feasting on the Flowers – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  9. Detroit – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  10. This Ticonderoga – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  11. Encore – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith
  12. The Hunter – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith, Brian Burton
  13. Dreams of Samurai – Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Josh Klinghoffer, Chad Smith

 

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the sixth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Elton John.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell- vocals
  • Elton John- organ, piano
  • Ron Wood- guitar
  • Alan Skidmore- tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan- background vocals
  • Tony Hazzard- background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Doris Troy- background vocals
  • Ian Armit – piano
  • Tony Burrows- background vocals
  • Kay Garner – background vocals
  • Ricky Brown – bass
  • Dave Glover – bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Caleb Quaye- organ, guitar
  • Ray Jackson- mandolin
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Liza Strike – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning -Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane