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On September 26, 2006.

On September 26, 2006, “Tooth & Nail Records” labels released “Brother, Sister”, the third MewithoutYou studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Seagrass Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced Brad Wood.


  • Jeremy Enigk– vocals
  • Aaron Weiss – lead vocals, spoken word
  • Greg Jehanian – bass, background vocals
  • Christopher Kleinberg – guitar, background vocals
  • Richard Mazzotta – drums, percussion
  • Michael Weiss – guitar, background vocals
  • Josh Bender – background vocals
  • Andrew Dost– flugelhorn
  • Orlando Greenhill – upright bass
  • Timbre – harp
  • Bret Wallin – trombone
  • Chick Wolverton – melodica
  • Michael Almquist – Spider song sequencer
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Chris Crisman – photography
  • Jason Powers – art direction, design, illustrations
  • Brad Wood – melodica, engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeremy Enigk, Aaron Weiss, Greg Jehanian, Christopher Kleinberg, Richard Mazzotta, Michael Weiss, Josh Bender, Andrew Dost, Orlando Greenhill, Timbre, Bret Wallin, Chick Wolverton and Michael Almquist.

  1. Messes of Men
  2. The Dryness and the Rain
  3. Wolf Am I! (and Shadow)
  4. Yellow Spider
  5. A Glass Can Only Spill What It Contains
  6. Nice and Blue (Pt. Two)
  7. The Sun and the Moon
  8. Orange Spider
  9. C-Minor
  10. In a Market Dimly Lit
  11. O, Porcupine
  12. Brownish Spider
  13. In a Sweater Poorly Knit

On January 8, 1973.

On January 8, 1973, “Brother” label released “Holland”, the nineteenth Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded June – October 1972, at “BBC 2 Studio” in  Baambrugge, Utrecht, Netherlands, and “Village Recorders” in California, and was produced by Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Blondie Chapin, Ricky Fataar, Alan Jardine and Mike Love. In 2007, the Netherland magazine “OOR Magazine” ranked the album among “100 Best Albums of All Time”.


  • Brian Wilson– vocals, narration
  • Carl Wilson– vocals, guitar, piano, electric piano
  • Dennis Wilson– vocals, piano
  • Blondie Chaplin– vocals, bass guitar, guitar
  • Ricky Fataar– vocals, drums, slide guitar
  • Alan Jardine– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Love– vocals
  • Daryl Dragon– Moog bass
  • Bruce Johnston– backup vocals
  • Jack Rieley – narration

Track listing:

  1. Sail On Sailor – Brian Wilson, Tandyn Almer, Ray Kennedy, Jack Rieley, Van Dyke Parks
  2. Steamboat – Dennis Wilson, Jack Rieley
  3. California Saga: Big Sur – Mike Love
  4. California Saga: The Beaks of Eagles – Robinson Jeffers, Al Jardine, Lynda Jardine
  5. California Saga: California – Al Jardine
  6. The Trader – Carl Wilson, Jack Rieley
  7. Leaving This Town – Ricky Fataar, Blondie Chapin, Carl Wilson
  8. Only With You – Dennis Wilson, Mike Love
  9. Funky Pretty – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Jack Rieley


In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Mercury” label released “Spanky and Our Gang”, the debut Spanky and Our Gang album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Jerry Ross.


  • Elaine “Spanky” McFarlane – lead vocals
  • Nigel Pickering – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Paul “Oz” Bach – bass guitar, vocals
  • Malcolm Hale – lead guitar, trombone, vocals
  • John “The Chief” Seiter – drums

Track listing:

  1. Lazy Day – George Fischoff, Tony Powers
  2. (It Ain’t Necessarily) Bird Avenue – Michael P. Smith
  3. Ya Got Trouble(In River City) – Meredith Willson
  4. Sunday Will Never Be the Same – Terry Cashman, Gene Pistilli
  5. Commercial – Michael P. Smith
  6. If You Could Only Be Me – Roger Atkins, Carol D’Errico
  7. Making Every Minute Count – John Morier
  8. 5 Definitions of Love – Bob Dorough, Dan Greenburg, Monte Ghertler
  9. Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? – Jay Gorney, Edgar Yipsel “Yip” Harburg
  10. Distance – Raymond Gilmore, Joe Renzetti
  11. Jet Plane – John Denver
  12. Come and Open Your Eyes (Take a Look) – Jo Mapes

On January 29, 2016.


On January 29, 2016, “Roadrunner Records” label released “The Astonishing”, the thirteenth Dream Theater studio album. It was recorded in 2015 at “Cove City Sound Studios” in Long Island, New York City, and was produced by John Petrucci.


  • James LaBrie– lead vocals
  • John Petrucci– guitar, story and concept
  • Jordan Rudess– keyboards
  • John Myung– bass
  • Mike Mangini– drums, percussion
  • Eric Rigler– bagpipes
  • City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Richard Chycki – engineering, mixing
  • Jiema – cover art
  • David Campbell– orchestral and choir arrangements
  • Mike Schuppan- engineering
  • Travis Warner – engineering

Track listing:

All lyrics by John Petrucci, all music by John Petrucci and Jordan Rudess.

  1. Descent of the Nomacs
  2. Dystopian Overture
  3. The Gift of Music
  4. The Answer
  5. A Better Life
  6. Lord Nafarayus
  7. A Savior in the Square
  8. When Your Time Has Come
  9. Act of Faythe
  10. Three Days
  11. The Hovering Sojourn
  12. Brother, Can You Hear Me
  13. A Life Left behind
  14. Ravenskill
  15. Chosen
  16. Tempting Offer
  17. Digital Dicord
  18. The X Aspect
  19. A New Beginning
  20. The Road to Revolution
  21. 2285 Entr’acte
  22. Moment of Betrayal
  23. Heaven’s Cove
  24. Begin Again
  25. The Path That Divides
  26. Machine Chatter
  27. The Walking Shadow
  28. My Last Farewell
  29. Losing Faythe
  30. Whispers on the Wind
  31. Hymn of a Thousand Voices
  32. Our New World
  33. Power Down
  34. Astonishing

On May 18, 2010.


On May 18, 2010, “Nonesuch” label released “Brothers”, the sixth Black Keys studio album. It was recorded 2009, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama, “The Bunker On Apple” in Portland, Oregon, “Easy Eye Sound System” and “Soil of the South Studios” in San Diego, and was produced by The Black Keys, Mark Neill and Danger Mouse.The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”; double Platinum in Canada and Gold in the UK.by the “BPI”.  In 2011, “Brothers” won three “Grammy Awards”, including honors for “Best Alternative Music Album”.


  • Dan Auerbach– vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Patrick Carney– drums, percussion
  • Tchad Blake– mixing
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Mark Neill – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, except where noted.

  1. Everlasting Light
  2. Next Girl
  3. Tighten Up
  4. Howlin for You
  5. She’s Long Go
  6. Black Mud
  7. The Only One
  8. Too Afraid to Love You
  9. Ten Cent Pistol
  10. Sinister Kid
  11. The Go Getter
  12. I’m Not the One
  13. Unknown Better
  14. Never Gonna Give You Up – Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, and Jerry Butler
  15. These Days

On May 15, 1972.

Carl Passions - So Tough Cover

On May 15, 1972, “Brother / Reprise” labels released “Carl and the Passions – “So Tough”, the eighteen Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded December 4, 1971 – April 13, 1972, at Brian Wilson’s home studio, and was produced by Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Alan Jardine, Ricky Fataar and Blondie Chaplin. The initial album pressings included copy of “Pet Sounds” as a bonus record.


  • Blondie Chaplin– vocals
  • Ricky Fataar– vocals; drums
  • Alan Jardine– vocals
  • Bruce Johnston– vocals
  • Mike Love– vocals
  • Brian Wilson– vocals
  • Carl Wilson– vocals
  • Dennis Wilson– vocals
  • Stephen Moffitt – sound engineer
  • Ed Thrasher– art direction
  • Dave Willardson– cover art

Track listing:

  1. You Need a Mess of Help to Stand Alone – Brian Wilson, Jack Rielay
  2. Here She Comes – Ricky Fataarm Blondie Chaplin
  3. He Come Down – Al Jardine, Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  4. Marcella – Brian Wilson, Tandyn Almer, Jack Rielay
  5. Hold On Dear Brother – Ricky Fataarm, Blondie Chaplin
  6. Make It Good – Dennis Wilson, Daryl Dragon
  7. All This Is That – Al Jardine, Carl Wilson, Mike Love
  8. Cuddle Uo – Dennis Wilson, Daryl Dragon


On March 19, 1979.


On March 19, 1979, “Brother / Caribou / CBS” label released “L.A. (Light Album)”, the 23rd Beach Boys album. It was recorded from July 1978 to January 1979, and was produced by Bruce Johnston, The Beach Boys and James William Guercio.


  • Mike Love- lead, harmony and backing vocals, orchestral arrangements
  • Brian Wilson- harmony and backing vocals on “Angel Come Home”, piano
  • Carl Wilson- lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar
  • Al Jardine- lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Dennis Wilson- lead, harmony and backing vocals, drums, percussion
  • Bruce Johnston- harmony and backing vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Ed Carter – guitar, bass guitar
  • Carlos Munoz – piano
  • Bobby Figueroa – drums
  • Sterling Smith – harpsichord
  • Phil Shenale – oberheim
  • Jim Guercio- bass guitar
  • Gary Mallaber- drums
  • Ritchie Zito – guitar
  • Mike Baird- drums
  • Joel Peskin – alto saxophone solo
  • Jimmy Lyons- alto saxophone solos
  • Mike Meros – clavinet
  • Bob Esty – synthesizer
  • Wah Wah Watson- guitar
  • Joe Chemay – bass guitar
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Victor Feldman- percussion
  • Ron Altbach – keyboards
  • Bill Fletcher – engineer
  • Chuck Britz – engineer
  • Joel Moss – engineer
  • Earle Mankey – engineer
  • Tom Murphy – engineer
  • Curt Becher- co-producer, engineer
  • Chuck Leary – engineer
  • Greg Venable – engineer
  • Jeff Guercio – engineer
  • John Hanlon- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Good Timin’ Brian Wilson and Carl Wilson
  2. Lady Lynda – Johan Sebastian Bach, arr. by Al Jardine and Ron Altbach
  3. Full Sail – Carl Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  4. Angel Come Home – Carl Wilson and Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  5. Love Surrounds Me – Dennis Wilson and Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  6. Sumahama – Mike Love
  7. Here Comes the Night – Brian Wilson and Mike Love
  8. Baby Blue – Dennis Wilson, Gregg Jakobson and Karen Lamm
  9. Goin’ South – Carl Wilson and Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  10. Shortenin’ Bread – traditional, arr. by Brian Wilson