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On January 12, 2012.

On January 12, 2012, “Don Giovanni” label released “American Weekend” the debut Waxahatchee album. It was recorded in 2012, at Katie Crutchfield’s home in  Birmingham, Alabama.

Personnel:

  • Katie Crutchfield – vocals, guitar
  • Kyle Gilbride – mastering
  • Aimee Lusty – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Katie Crutchfield.

  1. Catfish
  2. Grass Stain
  3. Rose, 1956
  4. American Weekend
  5. Michel
  6. Be Good
  7. Luminary Blake
  8. Magic City Wholesale
  9. Bathtub
  10. I Think I Love You
  11. Noccalula

 

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On June 6, 1970.

Soft_Machine_Third

On June 6, 1970, “CBS” label released “Third”, the third Soft Machine studio album. It was recorded April – May 1970 at “IBC” in London, “Facelift” was recorded live in Croydon and Birmingham, January 1970, and was produced by Mike Ratledge, Hugh Hopper, Robert Wyatt and Elton Dean.

Personnel:

  • Mike Ratledge– Hohner Pianet, Lowrey organ, piano
  • Hugh Hopper– bass guitar
  • Robert Wyatt– drums, vocals, Hammond organ, Mellotron, Hohner Pianet, piano, bass
  • Elton Dean– alto saxophone, saxello
  • Lyn Dobson– soprano saxophone, flute
  • Jimmy Hastings– flute, bass clarinet
  • Rab Spall– violin
  • Nick Evans– trombone

Track listing:

  1. Facelift – Hugh Hopper
  2. Slightly All the Time – Mike Ratledge
  • Noisette – Hugh Hopper
  • Backwards – Mike Ratledge
  • Noisette Reprise Hugh Hopper
  1. Moon in June – Robert Wyatt
  2. Out-Bloody-Rageous – Mike Ratledge

On April 8, 1996.

Moseley_Shoals

On April 8, 1996, “MCA” label released “Moseley Shoals”, the second Ocean Colour Scene album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Moseley Shoals Studio” in Birmingham, and was produced by Brendan Lynch. In 1998, “Q” magazine’s readers voted “Moseley Shoals” the 33rd greatest album of all time.

Personnel:

  • Simon Fowler- vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Damon Minchella- bass
  • Oscar Harrison- vocals, drums, piano
  • Steve Cradock- vocals, guitar, piano
  • Paul Weller- vocals, organ, guitar, piano
  • Martyn Heyes – engineering
  • Tony Keach – engineering assistance
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Gerard Saint – sleeve design
  • Lord Antony Mark Briggs – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Damon Minchella, Oscar Harrison, Steve Cradock and Paul Weller.

  1. The Riverboat Song
  2. The Day We Caught the Train
  3. The Circle
  4. Lining Your Pockets
  5. Fleeting Mind
  6. 40 Past Midnight
  7. One for the Road
  8. It’s My Shadow
  9. Policeman & Pirates
  10. The Downstream
  11. You’ve Got It Bad
  12. Get Away

 

 

 

On August 29, 1980.

Signing_Off

On August 29, 1980, “Graduate Records” label released “Signing Off”, the debut UB 40 album. It was recorded December 1979 – July 1980, at the Bob Lamb’s “Home of the Hits” in Moseley, Birmingham and at the “The Music Centre”, and was produced by Bob Lamb, Ray “Pablo” Falconer, Astro, Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Lamont Hassan, Brian Travers and Michael Virtue.

Personnel:

  • Astro – talk-over vocal
  • Jim Brown – drums
  • Ali Campbell– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Campbell – lead guitar, vocals
  • Earl Falconer– bass
  • Norman Lamont Hassan- percussion, congas
  • Brian Travers – tenor saxophone, melodica
  • Michael Virtue – keyboards, strings, organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Astro, Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Lamont Hassan, Brian Travers and Michael Virtue, except where noted.

  1. Tyler
  2. King
  3. 12 Bar
  4. Burden of Shame
  5. Adella
  6. I Think It’s Going to Rain Today – Randy Newman
  7. 25%
  8. Food for Thought
  9. Little by Little
  10. Signing Off