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On August 1, 1983.

On August 1, 1983, “Geffen” label released “Everybody’s Rockin’”, the 13th Neil Young studio album. It was recorded April – May 1983, at “Modern Recorders” in Redwood City, California, and was produced by Elliot Mazer and Neil Young.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – vocals, piano, guitar, harmonica

The Shocking Pinks

  • Larry Byrom– piano, backing vocals
  • Anthony Crawford– backing vocals
  • Tim Drummond– upright bass
  • Karl Himmel – snare drum –
  • Ben Keith– alto saxophone, lead guitar
  • Rick Palombi – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. Betty Lou’s Got a New Pair of Shoes – Bobby Freeman
  2. Rainin’ in My Heart – Slim Harpo, Jerry West
  3. Payola Blues – Ben Keith, Neil Young
  4. Wonderin’
  5. Kinda Fonda Wanda – Tim Drummond, Neil Young
  6. Jellyroll Man
  7. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  8. Cry, Cry, Cry
  9. Mystery Train – Junior Parker, Sam Phillips
  10. Everybody’s Rockin’

In March 1966.

In March 1966, “Dunhill” label released “If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears”, the debut Mamas & the Papas album. It was recorded 1965 – 1966, and was produce by Lou Adler. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 127 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Denny Doherty– vocals
  • Cass Elliot– vocals
  • John Phillips– vocals, guitar
  • Michelle Phillips– vocals
  • F. Sloan– guitars, additional vocals
  • Larry Knechtel- keyboards
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Joe Osborn– bass guitar
  • Bud Shank– flute
  • Peter Pilafian – electric violin
  • Bones Howe– engineer
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Monday, Monday – John Phillips
  2. Straight Shooter – John Phillips
  3. Got a Feelin’ – John Phillips, Denny Doherty
  4. I Call Your Name – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Do You Wanna Dance – Bobby Freeman
  6. Go Where You Wanna Go – John Phillips
  7. California Dreamin’ – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  8. Spanish Harlem – Jerry Leiber, Phil Spector
  9. Somebody Groovy – John Phillips
  10. Hey Girl – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  11. You Baby – Steve Barri,  F. Sloan
  12. The ‘In’ Crowd – Billy Page

On November 4, 1977.

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On November 4, 1977, “Sire” label released “Rocket to Russia”, the third Ramones studio album. It was recorded August – September 1977, at “Media Sound Studios” in Midtown Manhattan, and was produced by Tony Bongiovi and Tommy Ramone. The album’s cover art concept was by John Gillespie, with John Holmstrom and Johnny Ramone work on the illustration. In 2012, “rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Rocket to Russia” at number 106 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Joey Ramone– lead vocals
  • Johnny Ramone– lead guitar
  • Dee Dee Ramone– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Tommy Ramone– drums
  • Ed Stasium– engineer
  • Don Berman – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Danny Fields– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ramones, except where noted.

  1. Cretin Hop
  2. Rockaway Beach
  3. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
  4. Locket Love
  5. I Don’t Care
  6. Sheena Is a Punk Rocker
  7. We’re a Happy Family
  8. Teenage Lobotomy
  9. Do You Wanna Dance? – Bobby Freeman
  10. I Wanna Be Well
  11. I Can’t Give you Anything
  12. Ramona
  13. Surfin’ Bird – Carl White, Alfred Frazier, John Harris, Turner Wilson
  14. Why Is It Always This Way?

On February 17, 1975.

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On February 17, 1975, “Apple” label released “Rock ‘n’ Roll”, the sixth John Lennon studio album.  It was recorded October 1973 – October 1974, at “A&M Studios” and “Record Plant Studios”, and was produced by Phil Spector and John Lennon. it is an album of late 1950s and early 1960s songs as covered by John Lennon.

Personnel:

  • John Lennon – guitars, vocals
  • Jesse Ed Davis – guitar
  • Jim Calvert – guitar
  • Eddie Mottau – acoustic guitar
  • José Feliciano – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Hazelwood – acoustic guitar
  • Steve Cropper – guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass guitar, vocal
  • Leon Russell – keyboards
  • Ken Ascher – keyboards
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Hal Blaine – drums
  • Gary Mallaber – drums
  • Arthur Jenkins – percussion
  • Nino Tempo – saxophone
  • Jeff Barry – horn
  • Barry Mann – horn
  • Bobby Keys – horn
  • Peter Jameson – horn
  • Joseph Temperley – horn
  • Dennis Morouse – horn
  • Frank Vicari – horn

All tracks produced and arranged by John Lennon, except * produced by Phil Spector, and arranged by Spector and Lennon.

  1. Be-Bop-A-Lula – Tex Davis, Gene Vincent
  2. Stand by Me – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ben E. King
  3. Medley: Rip It Up/Ready Teddy – Robert ‘Bumps’ Blackwell, John Marascalco
  4. You Can’t Catch Me * – Chuck Berry
  5. Ain’t That a Shame – Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew
  6. Do You Wanna Dance? – Bobby Freeman
  7. Sweet Little Sixteen* – Chuck Berry
  8. Slippin’ and Slidin – Eddie Bocage, Albert Collins, Richard Wayne Penniman, James H. Smith
  9. Peggy Sue – Jerry Allison, Norman Petty, Buddy Holly
  10. Medley: Bring It On Home to Me/Send Me Some Lovin’ – Sam Cooke, John Marascalco, Leo Price
  11. Bony Moronie * – Larry Williams
  12. Ya Ya – Lee Dorsey, Clarence Lewis, Morgan Robinson, Morris Levy
  13. Just Because * – Lloyd Price