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On August 7, 2015.

On August 7, 2015, “Xtra Mile Recordings” label released “Positive Songs for Negative People”, the sixth Frank Turner studio album. It was recorded in December 2014, at “Traxidermy Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Butch Walker.

Personnel:

  • Frank Turner– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ben Lloyd– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Tarrant Anderson– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt Nasir– piano, organ, synthesizer, mandolin, mandola, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Nigel Powell– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jeff Kievit – trumpet
  • David Peel – horn
  • Mike Davis – trombone
  • Andy Snitzer – tenor sax
  • Cahir O’Doherty– scream
  • Esmé Patterson– vocals
  • Todd Stopera, Butch Walker, Lindi Ortega, Jaclyn Monroe, Kat Jones, Billy the Kid – backing vocals
  • Todd Stopera – engineer
  • Chris Clark, Graham Kay, Ben Lloyd – additional engineering
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – mixing
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Go de Jong – art direction, design
  • Nicole Kibert – live photo
  • Jamie-James Medina– studio photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Turner, except where noted.

  1. The Angel Islington
  2. Get Better
  3. The Next Storm
  4. The Opening Act of Spring – Frank Turner, Matt Nasir
  5. Glorious You
  6. Mittens
  7. Cut of Breath
  8. Demons
  9. Josephine
  10. Love Forty Down
  11. Silent Key
  12. Song for Josh

 

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In March 1976.

In March 1976, “ABC” label released “American Pastime” the fourteenth Three Dog Night album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Bob Monaco.

Personnel:

  • Danny Hutton- vocals
  • Chuck Negron- vocals
  • Cory Wells- vocals
  • Jay Gruska – vocals
  • Gavin Christopher – conga
  • Al Ciner- guitar
  • Dan Ferguson – electric guitar
  • Ed Greene- drums
  • Jimmy Greenspoon- keyboard
  • Skip Konte- keyboard, clavinet
  • Mickey McMeel – drums
  • Dennis Belfield – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Ron Stockert – keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Engineer: Tony Sciarrotta, Scot Spain
  • Arranger: Three Dog Night

Track listing:

  1. Everybody Is a Masterpiece – George Clinton, Richard Ira Reicheg
  2. Easy Evil – Alan O’Day
  3. Billy the Kid – Billy Lawrie, Marie Lawrie
  4. Mellow Down – Andy Fairweather-Low
  5. Yellow Beach Umbrella – Craig Doerge, Judy Henske
  6. Hang On – Jay Gruska, Jeffrey Spirit
  7. Southbound – Hoyt Axton, Mark M. Dawson
  8. Drive on, Ride On – Dobie Gray, Troy Harold Seals
  9. Dance the Night Away – Bob Carpenter, David James Holster

 

In January 1972.

into-the-purple-valley

In January 1972, “Reprise” label released “Into the Purple Valley”, the second Ry Cooder studio album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Jim Dickinson, Van Dyke Parks and Lenny Waronker. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 12 on its list of the “100 Greatest Album Covers”.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – guitar, bass, mandolin, vocals
  • Van Dyke Parks– keyboards
  • Gloria Jones– vocals
  • Claudia Lennear– vocals
  • George Bohanon– horns
  • John Craviotta – drums
  • Joe Lane Davis – horns
  • Jim Dickinson– piano
  • Chris Ethridge– bass
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Jerry Jumonville – saxophone
  • Fritz Richmond– bass
  • Donna Washburn – vocals
  • Donna Weiss– vocals
  • Ike Williams – horns

Track listing:

  1. How Can You Keep Moving (Unless You Migrate Too) – Agnes “Sis” Cunningham
  2. Billy the Kid – traditional; arranged by Ry Cooder
  3. Money Honey – Jesse Stone
  4. FDR in Trinidad – Fitz Maclean
  5. Teardrops Will Fall – Dickey Doo, Marion Smith
  6. Denomination Blues – George Washington Phillips
  7. On a Monday – Lead Belly
  8. Hey Porter – Johnny Cash
  9. Great Dream from Heaven – Joseph Spence
  10. Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Us Al – traditional; arranged by Ry Cooder
  11. Vigilante Man – Woody Guthrie

 

On November 9, 1973.

Billy Joel - Piano Man

On November 9, 1973, “Family Productions / Columbia” label released “Piano Man”, the second Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded in September 1973, at the “Devonshire Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Michael Stewart.

Personnel

  • Billy Joel– harmonica, keyboards, piano, vocals
  • Larry Carlton– guitar
  • Eric Weissberg– banjo
  • Billy Armstrong – violin
  • Richard Bennett– guitar
  • Wilton Felder– bass
  • Emory Gordy, Jr.– bass
  • Fred Heilbrun – banjo
  • Michael Omartian– accordion
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Susan Steward – backing vocals
  • Ron Tutt– drums Rhys Clark – drums
  • Laura Creamer– backing vocals
  • Mark Creamer – backing vocals

Track listing

All tracks by Billy Joel.

  1. Travelin’ Prayer
  2. Piano Man
  3. Ain’t No Crime
  4. You’re My Home
  5. The Ballad of Billy the Kid
  6. Worse Comes to Worst
  7. Stop in Nevada
  8. If I Only Had the Words to Tell You
  9. Somewhere along the Line
  10. Captain Jack