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On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Columbia” label released “Ball-Hog or Tugboat?”, the debut Mike Watt solo album. It was recorded May – September 1994, and was produced by Mike Watt.

Personnel:

  • Mike Watt – lead and backing vocals, spoken word, bass
  • Eddie Vedder- lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Nels Cline – slide, lead and  nylon guitar
  • Curt Kirkwood, Gary Lee Conner- lead guitar
  • J Mascis- guitar, drums
  • Joe Baiza, Zander Schloss, John Strohm, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Butler, Todd Rigione- guitar
  • Keith McCaw- acoustic guitar
  • Epic Soundtracks- tambourine
  • Cris Kirkwood- banjo
  • Dave Grohl – drums, guitar
  • Paul Roessler- piano
  • Bernie Worrell- B3 organ
  • Krist Novoselic- Farfisa organ
  • Flea- Lead Bass, Pocket trumpet
  • Michael Preussner, Bob Lee- drums
  • Stephen Perkins – drums, percussion
  • Steve Shelley, Wayne Griffin, Brock Avery, John Molo, Richie West – drums
  • Adam Horovitz- drums, guitar, backing vocals
  • Danny Frankel- percussion
  • Carla Bozulich- lead and backing vocals
  • Frank Black, Henry Rollins, Mark Lanegan, Michael Diamond, Pat Smear, Dave Pirner, Tiffany Anders- vocals
  • Evan Dando- vocals
  • Vince Meghrouni – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, tenor saxophone
  • Tony Atherton- alto saxophone
  • Ronda Rindone- bass clarinet
  • Petra Haden – violin, backing vocals
  • Spot- mandolin, viola
  • Tony Maxwell- cello
  • Anna Waronker, Rachel Haden, Coco Hayley Gordon Moore, Mario Caldato Jr.- backing vocals
  • Kathleen Hanna- spoken word

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Watt; except where noted.

  1. Big Train – Tony Kinman, Chip Kinman
  2. Against The 70’s
  3. Drove Up From Pedro
  4. Piss-Bottle Man
  5. Chinese Firedril – Mike Watt, Joe Carducci
  6. Intense Song For Madonna To Sing
  7. Tuff Gnarl – Sonic Youth
  8. Sexual Military Dynamics – Mike Watt, Henry Rollins
  9. Max And Wells
  10. E-Ticket Ride
  11. .. One Reporter’s Opinion
  12. Song For Igor
  13. Tell ‘Em Boy!
  14. Sidemouse Advice
  15. Heartbeat
  16. Maggot Brain – George Clinton, Eddie Hazel
  17. Coincidence Is Either Hit Or Miss

In March 1965.

soul-dressing

In March 1965, “Stax” label released “Soul Dressing”, the second Booker T. & the M.G.’s album. It was recorded 1963-1964, and was produced by Jim Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Booker T. Jones – organ, bass guitar, electric piano
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Lewis Steinberg – bass guitar
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn – bass guitar
  • Al Jackson, Jr. – drums
  • Floyd Newman – baritone saxophone
  • Charles “Packy” Axton – tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson – trumpet
  • Marvin Israel – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Booker T. Jones, and Lewie Steinberg except where noted.

except for “Outrage”, by Cropper, Jackson, Steinberg, and William Allan, and the Don Covay cover “Mercy Mercy” (Covay/Miller)

  1. Soul Dressing
  2. Tic-Tac-Toe
  3. Big Train
  4. Jellybread
  5. Aw’ Mercy
  6. Outrage – Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, John Lewie Steinberg, William Allan
  7. Night Owl Walk
  8. Chinese Checkers
  9. Home Grown
  10. Mercy Mercy – Don Covay, Ronald Alonzo Miller
  11. Plum Nellie
  12. Can’t Be Still