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On April 2, 2013.

On April 2, 2013, “InsideOut Music” and “Century Media” labels released “Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep”, the eleventh Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “The Mouse House” in Altadena, CA, and was produced by Rich Mouser, Alan Morse and John Boegehold.


  • Ted Leonard— lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Alan Morse— electric and acoustic guitars, pedal and lap steel guitar, mandolin, autoharp, backing vocals
  • Ryo Okumoto— organ, mellotron, piano, synths, clavinet, vocoder
  • Dave Meros— bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Keegan— drums, percussion, timpani, backing vocals
  • Neal Morse— additional guitar
  • Stan Ausmus — additional guitar
  • John Boegehold — vocoder
  • Craig Eastman — violin, viola, hurdy-gurdy
  • Rich Mouser – engineering, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Hiding Out – Ted Leonard
  2. I Know Your Secret – Dave Meros, John Boegehold
  3. A Treasure Abandoned – John Boegehold, Alan Morse
  4. Submerged – Ted Leonard
  5. Afterthoughts – Alan Morse, Neal Morse, Ted Leonard
  6. Something Very Strange – John Boegehold
  7. Waiting for Me – Alan Morse, Neal Morse

On March 16, 1978.

On March 16, 1978, “Epic” label released “You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can’t Tuna Fish”, the seventh REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded 1977–1978 at “Sound City Studios, Los Angeles, CA, vocals recorded at “Record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and “Paragon Recording Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Paul Grupp and John Boylan.


  • Kevin Cronin– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Gary Richrath– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Neal Doughty– piano, Hammond organ, Moog synthesizer
  • Bruce Hall– bass
  • Alan Gratzer – drums
  • Lon Price – saxophone
  • Angelle Trosclair, Denise McCall, Denny Henson, Tom Kelly– backing vocals
  • Paul Grupp – engineer
  • John Boylan– executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Cronin, except where noted.

  1. Roll With the Changes
  2. Time for Me to Fly
  3. Runnin’ Band – Debbie Mackron, Gary Richrath
  4. Blazin’ Your Own trail Again
  5. Sing to Me – Gary Richracht
  6. Lucky for You – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath
  7. Do You Know Where Your Woman is Tonight – Gary Richrath
  8. The Unidentified Flying Tuna Trot – Gary Richrath
  9. Say You Love Me or Say Goodnight – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath

On October 31, 2011.

On October 31, 2011, “Warner Bros” and “Vertigo” labels released “Lulu”, a collaboration album between Lou Reed and Metallica. It was recorded April – June 2011, at Metallica’s HQ in San Rafael, CA, and was produced by Greg Fidelman, Lou Reed, Hal Willner, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich.The album is based on the two “Lulu Plays” by the German playwright Frank Wedekind.


  • Lou Reed– lead vocals, continuum, acoustic guitar
  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Robert Trujillo– bass
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Sarth Calhoun– electronics
  • Jenny Scheinman– violin, viola, string arrangements
  • Gabe Witcher– violin
  • Megan Gould – violin
  • Ron Lawrence – viola
  • Jessica Troy – viola
  • Marika Hughes – cello
  • Ulrich Maiss – cello
  • Rob Wasserman– stand up electric bass
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, engineering
  • Vlado Meller– mastering
  • Anton Corbijn– photographs for album packaging
  • Stan Musilek– photographs for album cover and packaging

Track listing:

All lyrics by Lou Reed, all music by Lou Reed, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich.

  1. Brandenburg Gate
  2. The View
  3. Pumping Blood
  4. Mistress Dread
  5. Iced Honey
  6. Cheat on Me
  7. Frustration
  8. Little Dog
  9. Dragon
  10. Junior Dad

On October 15, 2013.

On October 15, 2013, “American” label released “Magpie and the Dandelion”, the eighth Avett Brothers studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Echo Mountain Recording” in Asheville, NC, “Shangri-La Studios” in Malibu, CA, “Lock Stock Studio” in Venice, CA and was produced by Rick Rubin.


  • Scott Yancey Avett- lead and backing vocals, banjo, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Timothy Seth Avett– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, Piano, organ, celeste
  • Bob Crawford – lead and backing vocals, upright and electric bass
  • Joseph Kwon – cello
  • Jacob Edwards – drums
  • Chad Smith- drums
  • Steven Nistor- drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Benmont Tench- organ
  • Love– harmonica
  • Tania Elizabeth- fiddle
  • The Haas Family, Jim Avett, Sarah Avett, Susan Kay Avett, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Aaron “Woody” Wood, Mary Ellen Bush, Jacob Edwards, Stephanie Mirabelli, Charlotte Webb, Hattie Webb – final vocals for Morning Song
  • Ryan Hewitt- engineer, mixing
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Justin Glanville – engineer
  • Jordan Silva, Jon Ashley, Julian Dreyer, Evan Bradford, Evan Hill – recording assistants
  • Darren Heelis, Buckley Miller, Craig Welsh, Tucker Martine – additional engineering

Track listing:

  1. Open-Ended Life
  2. Morning Song
  3. Never Been Alive
  4. Another is Waiting
  5. Bring Your Love To Me
  6. Good to You
  7. Part from Me
  8. Skin and Bones
  9. Souls Like the Wheels (live)
  10. Vanity
  11. The Clearness Is Gone

On October 12, 2010.

On October 12, 2010, “Cobraside” and “Royal Order” label released “Miracles & Metaphors”, the fourth Gramm Rabbit studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “The Powderhorn Ranch” in Pioneertown, CA, at ‘Rabbit Ranch” in Joshuat Tree, “Royal Triton Studio” and the “Boat Studio” in Silverlake, and was produced by Ethan Allen and Gram Rabbit.


  • Jesika von Rabbit – vocals, keyboard, guitar
  • Todd Rutherford – vocals, bass, guitar, programming
  • Ethan Allen – vocals, guitar, programming, engineer
  • Hayden Scott – drums
  • Hillary Hack – guest vocals
  • Brian MacLeod – drums
  • Henri Benard – drums
  • Bill Marsh – pedal steel
  • Stewart Cole – trumpet
  • Brandon Jay – percussion
  • Larry Nettles – spoken sample

Track listing:

All tracks by Jesika von Rabbit, Todd Rutherford, Ethan Allen and Hayden Scott, except where noted.

  1. Time of Our Lives
  2. Candy Flip – Jesika von Rabbit, Todd Rutherford, Ethan Allen, Hayden Scott, Hillary Hack
  3. Falling Debris
  4. Hyena
  5. Flowerhead – Jesika von Rabbit, Todd Rutherford, Zaine Alwan
  6. Off With Your Head
  7. Wheels in Motion
  8. Another Long Day
  9. Destinies Align
  10. They’re Watching
  11. Horses Can’t Throw Up
  12. I Rest My Case

On September 28, 1993.

On September 28, 1993, “Full Moon” label released “River of Souls”, the thirteenth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Mountain Bird Studios” in Boulder, CO, “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, CA, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg.


  • Dan Fogelberg – vocals, acoustic, rhythm and classical guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, synth steel drum, horn arrangement, electric guitar, percussion, acoustic piano, mandolin, Hammond B3 organ, drum programming, cymbal, cowbell, sampling,synth flute, strings
  • Alex Acuña– congas, udu, shaker, triangle, woodblock
  • Maxine Anderson – backing vocals
  • Bill Bergman – saxophone, horn arrangement
  • Mike Botts– drums, shaker, bass drum, hi-hat, cymbal
  • Pam Boulding – hammered dulcimer
  • Philip Boulding – pennywhistle, Celtic harp
  • David Campbell– orchestra and string arrangement , conductor
  • Lenny Castro – congas, shaker, timbales
  • Gene Elders – fiddle
  • Dennis Farias – trumpet
  • Mike Finnigan– Hammond B3 organ
  • Daniel Fornero – trumpet
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar
  • Michael Hanna – keyboards
  • Larry Klein– fretless bass, bass guitar
  • Ronald Kunene – backing vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, cymbal
  • Stephen “Doc” Kupka– baritone saxophone
  • Abner Mariri – backing vocals
  • Robert McEntree – electric guitar
  • Vince Melamed– synth marimba
  • Lebohang Morake – backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– acoustic piano
  • Mike Porcaro– bass guitar
  • Josef Powell – backing vocals
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • Julia Tillman Waters – backing vocals
  • Oren Waters– backing vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – backing vocals
  • Remington Buckaroo Boone – executive producer
  • Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis, Dave Reynolds, Elliot Scheiner, James Tuttle – engineer
  • Neal Avron, Anastasia Fogelberg, Dave Glover, Mike Kloster, Kevin Nimmo – assistant engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner at – mixing
  • Tom Winslow – mixing assistant
  • Denny Purcell – mastering
  • John Kosh, Brian Wittman – art direction, design
  • Henry Diltz – photography

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg.

  1. Magic Every Moment
  2. All There Is
  3. The Minstrel
  4. Faces of America
  5. Holy Road
  6. Serengeti Moon
  7. Higher Ground
  8. A Love Like This
  9. River of Souls
  10. A Voice for Peace

On July 28, 2009.

On July 28, 2009, “Capitol” label released “The Dirty Dozen”, the fourteenth George Thorogood and the Destroyers studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, CA, and was produced by Jim Gaines  and Delaware Destroyers.


  • George Thorogood – vocals, guitar
  • Jim Suhler– guitar
  • Bill Blough – bass
  • Jeff Simon – drums
  • Buddy Leach – saxophone
  • Hank Carter – saxophone
  • Steve Chrismar – guitar
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Jake Vest – backing vocals
  • Mike Donahue – executive producer
  • Shawn Berman – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Tail Dragger – Willie Dixon
  2. Drop Down Mama – John Adam Estes
  3. Run Myself Out of Town – Wendell Holmes
  4. Born Lover – McKinley Morganfield
  5. Twenty Dollar Gig – Mickey Bones
  6. Let Me Pass – Ellas McDaniel
  7. Howlin’ for My Baby – Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf
  8. Highway 49 – Big Joe Williams
  9. Six Days on The Road – Earl Green, Carl Montgomery
  10. Treat Her Right – Roy Head, Gene Kurtz
  11. Hello Little Girl – Chuck Berry
  12. Blue Highway – Nick Gravenites, David Getz