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On September 22, 2015.

On September 22, 2014, “Infectious” label released “This Is All Yours”, the second alt-J studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Iguana Studio” in London, and was produced by Charlie Andrew.

Personnel:

  • Joe Newman – guitar, bass, lead vocals
  • Thom Green – drums
  • Gus Unger-Hamilton – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Kirsty Mangan – strings
  • Tim Rundle – penny whistle, recorder
  • Brett Cox – engineering
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • RCA – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton, and Thom Sonny Green, except where noted.

  1. Intro
  2. Arrival in Nara
  3. Nara
  4. Every Other Freckle
  5. Left Hand Free
  6. ❦ (Garden of England)
  7. Choice Kingdom
  8. Hunger of the Pine
  9. Warm Foothills
  10. The Gospel of John Hurt
  11. Pusher
  12. Bloodflood Pt. II
  13. Leaving Nara / hidden track Lovely Day – Bill Withers, Skip Scarborough

 

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On August 9, 1982.

On August 9, 1982, “Asylum”label released “I Can’t Stand Still”, the debut Don Henley solo studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, and was produced byDon Henley and Greg Ladanyi.

Personnel:

  • Don Henley– drums, keyboards, vocals, background vocals, gut string guitar
  • Ras Baboo – percussion, timbales
  • Derek Bell– harp
  • Kenny Edwards– bass, guitar, electric guitar
  • Steve Foreman – percussion
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Louise Goffin– background vocals, gut string guitar
  • Andrew Gold– keyboards
  • Max Gronenthal– background vocals, gut string guitar
  • George Gruel – background vocals
  • Garth Hudson– synthesizer
  • Maren Jensen– background vocals, gut string guitar
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar– synthesizer, bass, guitar, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, keyboards, background vocals,  Synclavier  baritone guitar
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Paddy Moloney– whistle, Uilleann pipes
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, maracas
  • Steve Porcaro– synthesizer
  • Timothy B. Schmit– bass guitar, background vocals, gut string guitar
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • D. Souther– acoustic guitar, background vocals, gut string guitar
  • Benmont Tench– keyboards
  • Waddy Wachtel, Joe Walsh– electric guitar
  • Ian Wallace, Mark Williams– drums
  • Bill Withers, Warren Zevon– background vocals, gut string guit
  • Engineer, Mixing: Greg Ladanyi

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Henley and Danny Kortchmar, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t Stand Still
  2. You Better Hang Up – Danny Kortchmar
  3. Long Way Home
  4. Nobody’s Business – Don Henley, Bob Seger, D. Souther
  5. Talking to the Moon – Don Henley, D. Souther
  6. Dirty Laundry
  7. Johnny Can’t Read
  8. Them and Us
  9. La Eile – Paddy Moloney
  10. Lilah
  11. The Unclouded Day – Josiah K. Alwood, J.F. Kinsey

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Philips” label released “Any Day Now”, the eighth Scott Walker studio album.It was recorded in 1973, and was produced by John Franz.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker- vocals
  • Peter Knight- arrangements, conductor
  • Robert Cornford – arrangements, conductor
  • Peter J. Olliff – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Any Day Now – Bob Hilliard, Burt Bacharach
  2. All My Love’s Laughter – Jimmy Webb
  3. Do I Love You – Albert Pelay, Alain le Govic, Yves Dessca, Maxime Piolot, Paul Anka
  4. Maria Bethania – Caetano Veloso
  5. Cowboy – Randy Newman
  6. When You Get Right Down to It- Barry Mann
  7. If – David Gates
  8. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  9. The me I Never Knew – Don Black, John Barry
  10. If Ships Were Made to Sail – Jimmy Webb
  11. We Could Be Flying – Michel Colombier, Paul Williams

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Sussex” label released “Still Bill”, the second Bill Withers studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Benorce Blackmon, Bill Withers, James Gadson, Melvin Dunlap and Ray Jackson. The album includes the single “Lean on Me”, which is number 205 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Personnel:

  • Bill Withers – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion
  • Benorce Blackmon – guitar
  • Melvin Dunlap – bass
  • James Gadson- drums, percussion
  • Raymond Jackson – piano, clavinet, electric piano, horn and string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Withers, except where noted.

  1. Lonely Town, Lonely Street
  2. Let Me in Your Life
  3. Who Is He (And What Is He to You)? – Bill Withers, Stanley McKenny
  4. Use Me
  5. Lean On Me
  6. Kissing My Love
  7. I Don’t Know
  8. Another day to Run – Bill Withers, Benorce Blackmon
  9. I Don’t Want You on My Mind
  10. Take It All In and Check It All Out

 

In May 1971.

In May 1971, “Sussex” label released “Just As I Am”, the debut Bill Withers studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Sunset Sound”, “Wally Heider Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Booker T. Jones.The album song “Ain’t No Sunshine”, was ranked at number 280 on “Rolling Stone’s” magazine’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Bill Withers – guitar, vocals
  • Stephen Stills– guitar
  • Chris Ethridge- bass
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Booker T. Jones– guitar, keyboards
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass
  • Al Jackson Jr.– drums

Track listing:.

All tracks by Bill Withers; except where noted.

  1. Harlem
  2. Ain’t No Sunshine
  3. Grandma’s Hands
  4. Sweet Wanomi
  5. Everybody’s Talkin’ – Fred Neil
  6. Do it Good
  7. Hope She’ll Be Happier
  8. Let it Be – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. I’m Her Daddy
  10. In My Heart
  11. Moanin’ and Groanin’
  12. Better Off Dead

On May 22, 1982.

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On May 22, 1982, “Island” label released “Sheffield Steel”, the eighth Joe Cocker studio album.It was recorded at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas,  and was produced by Chris Blackwell and Alex Sadkin.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals
  • Adrian Belew,Barry Reynolds, Mikey Chung – guitars
  • Robbie Shakespeare – bass
  • Wally Badarou – keyboards
  • Sly Dunbar – drums
  • Uziah “Sticky” Thompson – percussion
  • Robert Palmer,Jimmy Cliff – backing vocals
  • Ted Jensen– mastering at Sterling Sound, NYC

Track listing:

  1. Look What You’ve Done – Leo Nocentelli
  2. Shocked – Ira Ingber, Greg Sutton
  3. Sweet Little Woman – Andy Fraser
  4. Seven Days – Bob Dylan
  5. Marie – Randy Newman
  6. Ruby Lee – Bill Withers, Melvin Dunlap
  7. Many Rivers to Cross – Jimmy Cliff
  8. So Good, So Right – Brenda Russell
  9. Talking Back to the Night – Steve Winwood,Will Jennings
  10. Just Like Always – Jimmy Webb

On February 25, 1974.

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On February 25, 1974, “Atlantic” label released “Let Me in Your Life”, the twenty-first Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April – September 1973, at the “Whitney Studios” in Glendale, and was produced by Jerry Wexler and Aretha Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals, acoustic and electric piano
  • Gwen Guthrie- background vocals
  • Donny Hathaway- acoustic and electric piano
  • Bob James- organ, keyboards
  • Chuck Rainey- bass
  • Ernie Royal- trumpet
  • Deodato- arranger, electric piano
  • Ralph MacDonald- percussion
  • Kenneth Bichel- synthesizer
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Cissy Houston- background vocals
  • Ann S. Clark – background vocals
  • Stanley Clarke– bass
  • Judy Clay- background vocals
  • Cornell Dupree- guitar
  • Joe Farrell- tenor saxophone, flute
  • Arif Mardin- string arranger
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Pancho Morales – percussion
  • Gene Orloff- concert master
  • Bernard “Pretty” Purdie- drums
  • Sylvia Shemwell – background vocals
  • Myrna Smith- background vocals
  • David Spinozza- guitar
  • Richard Tee- keyboards
  • Deirdre Tuck Corley – background vocals
  • Willie Weeks- bass

Track listing:

  1. Let Me in Your Life – Bill Withers
  2. Every Natural Thing – Eddie Hinton
  3. Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing – Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
  4. I’m in Love – Bobby Womack
  5. Until You Come Back to Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do) – Clarence Paul,Stevie Wonder, Morris Broadnax
  6. The Masquerade is Over – Herbert Magidson, Allie Wrubel
  7. With Pen in Hand – Bobby Goldsboro
  8. Oh Baby – Aretha Franklin
  9. Eight Days On the Road – Michael Gayle, Jerry Ragovoy
  10. If You Don’t Think – Aretha Franklin
  11. A Song for You – Leon Russell