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Raspberries: Starting Over

On September 16, 1974, “Capitol” label released “Starting Over”, the fourth and final Raspberries studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jimmy Lenner.

Personnel:

  • Eric Carmen — vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Wally Bryson — vocals, lead guitar
  • Scott McCarl — vocals, bass
  • Michael McBride — drums

Track listing:

  1. Overnight Sensation (Hit Record) – Eric Carmen
  2. Play On – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  3. Party’s Over – Wally Bryson
  4. I Don’t Know What I Want – Eric Carmen
  5. Rose Coloured Glasses – Scott McCarl
  6. All Through the Night – Eric Carmen, Scott McBride
  7. Cruisin Music – Eric Carmen
  8. I Can Hardly Believe You’re Mine – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  9. Cry – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  10. Hands on You – Wally Bryson, Scott McCarl
  11. Starting Over – Eric Carmen

Red Rider: As Far as Siam

On June 30, 1981, “Capitol” label released “As Far as Siam”, the second Red Rider studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Sunset Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Richard Landis and Michael James Jackson.

Personnel:

  • Tom Cochrane – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ken Greer – lead electric, steel and six string guitars, piano, organ
  • Jeff Jones – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Boynton – vocals, piano, synthesizers, organ
  • Rob Baker – drums, percussion, harmonica
  • Charlie Calello – string arrangements
  • Peter Wolf – synthesizers
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Tom Sowell – theremin
  • George Doering – acoustic guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Cochrane except where noted.

  1. Lunatic Fringe
  2. Cowboys in Hong Kong (As Far as Siam) – Rob Baker, Tom Cochrane, Ken Greer
  3. Only Game in Town
  4. Thru the Curtain – Rob Baker, Peter Boynton, Tom Cochrane, Ken Greer, Jeff Jones
  5. What Have You Got to Do (To Get Off Tonight)
  6. Ships
  7. Caught in the Middle
  8. Don’t Let Go of Me
  9. Laughing Man

Randy Newman: Bad Love

On June 1, 1999, “Dreamworks” label released “Bad Love”, the ninth Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1999, at “Sunset Sound”, “Sound Factory”, “Capitol” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mitchell Froom and Tchad Blake.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman – vocals, piano, arranger, conductor
  • Steve Donnelly – guitar
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen – bass
  • Pete Thomas – drums
  • Brandon Fields – saxophone
  • Martin Krystall – saxophone
  • Jack Nimitz – saxophone
  • Brian Scanlon – saxophone
  • Tom Scott – saxophone
  • Stu Blumberg – trumpet
  • Oscar Brashear – trumpet
  • Bruce Fowler – trombone
  • George Thatcher – trombone
  • James Self – tuba
  • Carmen Carter, Donna Davidson, Linda Harmon, Scottie Haskell, Luana Jackman, Teresa James, Melissa Mackay, Kate Markowitz, Bobbi Page, Sally Stevens-Eskew, Carmen Twillie, Terry Wood, Herb Pedersen – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. My Country
  2. Shame
  3. I’m Dead (But I Don’t Know It)
  4. Every Time It Rains
  5. The Great Nations of Europe
  6. The One You Love
  7. The World Isn’t Fair
  8. Big Hat, No Cattle
  9. Better Off Dead
  10. I Miss You
  11. Going Home
  12. I Want Everyone to Like Me

Tavares: Sky High

In May 1976, “Capitol” label released “Sky High!”, the fourth Tavares studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Total Experience Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Freddie Perren.

Personnel:

  • Antone Tavares – vocal
  • Arthur Tavares – vocal
  • Feliciano Tavares – vocal
  • Perry Tavares – vocal
  • Vierra Tavares – vocal
  • Bob “Boogie” Bowles, Melvin “Wah Wah” Ragin – guitar
  • John Barnes – piano
  • Electric Ivory Experience (John Barnes, Bob Robitaille) – synthesizers, synthesizers arrangements
  • Scott Edwards – bass
  • James Gadson – drums
  • Bob Zimmitti, Paulinho Magalhaes, Paulinho da Costa, Freddie Perren – percussion
  • Freddie Perren – rhythm arrangements
  • Larry Miles – engineer
  • Tyrone Williams – engineer
  • Ron Alvarez – engineer assistant
  • Wally Traugott – mastering

Track listing:

  1. The Mighty Power of Love – Keni St. Lewis, Freddie Perren
  2. Ridin’ High – Feliciano Tavres, Keni St. Lewis
  3. To the Other Man – Luther Ingram, Randall Stewart, Johnny Northern, Johnny Baylor
  4. Heaven Must be Missing an Angel – Keni St. Lewis, Freddie Perren
  5. Bein’ with You – Keni St. Lewis, Freddie Perren
  6. Wonderful – Homer Banks, Carl Hampton
  7. Guiding Star – Keni St. Lewis, Freddie Perren
  8. Don’t Take Away the Music – Keni St. Lewis, Freddie Perren, Christine Yarian

The Decemberists: I’ll Be Your Girl

On March 16, 2018, “Rough Trade” and “Capitol” labels released “I’ll Be Your Girl”, the eighth Decemberists (The) studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Funk – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Jenny Conlee – accordion, organ, piano, synthesizer, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Nate Query – cello, electric bass, upright bass, backing vocals
  • John Moen – drums, percussion. backing vocals
  • Mikaela Davis – harp
  • Gaelynn Lea – violin
  • Kelly Hogan – backing vocals
  • Nora O’Connor – backing vocals
  • Birch Query – choir
  • Eleanor Laurie – choir
  • Finn Query – choir
  • Louise Moen – choir
  • Max Markewitz – choir
  • Mina Greenberg Motamedi – choir
  • Sabrina Montgomery – choir
  • Satchel Laurie – choir
  • Scout Funk – choir vocals
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Adam Lee – recording assistant, mixing assistant, studio personnel
  • Greg Calbi – studio personnel

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy, except where noted.

  1. Once in My Life – Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, Colin Meloy
  2. Cutting Stone
  3. Severed
  4. Starwatcher
  5. Tripping Along
  6. You Ghost
  7. Everything is Awful
  8. Sucker’s Prayer
  9. We All Die Young
  10. Rusalka, Rusalka / Wild Rushes
  11. I’ll Be Your Girl

Robbie Robertson: Contact from the Underworld of Redboy

On March 10, 1998, “Capitol” label released “Contact from the Underworld of Redboy”, the fourth Robbie Robertson album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, and was produced by Howie B., Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries, Tim Gordine and Jim Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Robbie Robertson – vocals, guitar
  • Bill Dillon – guitar
  • Jeremy Shaw – keyboards, tuning
  • Jules Brooks – keyboards
  • Marius de Vries – keyboards, programming, mixing
  • Tim Gordine – keyboards, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Joel Shearer – bass
  • Rupert Brown – drums
  • Benito Concha – drums
  • Geoffrey Gordon – drums, percussion
  • Jim Wilson – drums, percussion
  • Geoffrey Gordon – frame drum
  • Maztl Galindo – flute
  • Bonnie Jo Hunt – vocals
  • Leah Hicks-Manning – vocals
  • Caroline MacKendrick – vocals
  • Anthony Begay – vocals
  • Joanne Shenandoah – vocals
  • James Bilagody – vocals
  • Jackie Bird, Star Nayea, Ivan Neville, Rita Coolidge, Cree Summer – vocals
  • Verdell Primeaux, Johnny Mike – vocals
  • Priscilla Coolidge, Laura Satterfield – vocals
  • Tudjaat (Madeleine Allakariallak and Phoebe Atagotaaluk) – throat singing
  • Chief Jake Thomas – spoken word
  • Leonard Peltier – spoken word
  • David Campbell – string arrangement
  • Jony Rockstar – programming, NC-303 treatment
  • Vinez Pvel – re-programming
  • Andrew Scheps – programming
  • Howie B – engineer, mixing
  • Tim Gordine – engineer, mixing
  • Andy Bradfield – mixing
  • Carmen Rizzo – mixing
  • DJ Premier – re-mix

Track listing:

  1. The Sound is Fading – lyrics traditional, music by Howie Bernstein, Robbie Robertson
  2. The Code of Handsome Lake – Robbie Robertson
  3. Making a Noise – Robbie Robertson
  4. Unbound – Robbie Robertson, Tim Gordine
  5. Sacrifice – Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries, Leonard Peltier
  6. Rattlebone – Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries
  7. Peyote Healing – lyrics by Primeaux, Mike, music by Robbie Robertson, Marius de Vries
  8. In the Blood – Robbie Robertson, Tim Gordine
  9. The Lights – Robbie Robertson, Howie Bernstein
  10. Take Your Partner by the Hand (Red Alert Mix) – Robbie Robertson, Howie Bernstein

Paul Westerberg: Suicaine Gratifaction

On February 23, 1999, “Capitol” label released “Suicaine Gratifaction”, the third Paul Westerberg studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Paul Westerberg and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Paul Westerberg – vocals, guitar
  • Shawn Colvin – vocals
  • Suzie Katayama – accordion, cello
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Richard Todd – French horn
  • Don Was – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Josh Freese – drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. – drums
  • Dave Pirner – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Westerberg.

  1. It’s a Wonderful Lie
  2. Self-Defense
  3. Best Thing That Never Happened
  4. Lookin’ Out Forever
  5. Born for Me
  6. Final Hurrah
  7. Tears Rolling Up Our Sleeves
  8. Fugitive Kind
  9. Sunrise Always Listens
  10. Whatever Makes You Happy
  11. Actor in the Street
  12. Bookmark

Leo Kottke: Greenhouse

In January 1972, “Capitol” label released “Greenhouse”, the fifth Leo Kottke album. It was recorded in 1971 at “Sound 80” in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was produced by Denny Bruce.

Personnel:

  • Leo Kottke – vocals, 6 and 12-string guitar
  • Steve Gammell – second guitar
  • Paul “Shorty” Martinson – engineer
  • Good Time Graphix – design
  • Bill Matthews – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Leo Kottke, except where noted.

  1. Bean Time
  2. Tiny Island – Al Gaylor
  3. The Song of the Swamp
  4. In Christ There Is No East or West – John Fahey
  5. Last Steam Engine Team – John Fahey, Sam McGee
  6. From the Cradle to the Grave – Leo Kottke, Ron Nagle
  7. Louise Paul Siebel
  8. The Spanish Entomologist – traditional, arranged by Leo Kottke
  9. Owis
  10. You Don’t Have to Need Me
  11. Lost John – traditional, arranged by Leo Kottke

Paul McCartney: McCartney III

On December 18, 2020, “Capitol” label released “McCartney III”, the 18th Paul McCartney album. It was recorded in 2020, at “Hogg Hill Mill” in Sussex, England, and was produced by Paul McCartney.

Personnel:

  • Paul McCartney – vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitar, double bass, acoustic piano, harpsichord, mellotron, harmonium, Fender Rhodes, synthesizers, Wurlitzer electric piano, drums, percussion, recorder
  • Rusty Anderson – electric guitar
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. – drums
  • Steve Orchard – engineer
  • Alex Pasco – engineer
  • Bob Kraushaar – engineer
  • Keith Smith – assistant engineer
  • Randy Merrill – mastering
  • Greg Kurstin – co-producer
  • George Martin – co-producer
  • Nick Steinhardt – art direction, design
  • Ed Ruscha – cover art typography
  • Mary McCartney – cover portrait, photography
  • Sonny McCartney – photography
  • Brian Clarke – stained glass

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul McCartney.

  1. Long Tailed Winter Bird
  2. Find My Way
  3. Pretty Boys
  4. Women and Wives
  5. Lavatory Lil
  6. Slidin’
  7. Deep Deep Feeling
  8. The Kiss of Venus
  9. Seize the Day
  10. Deep Down
  11. Winter Bird / When Winter Comes

Beck: Colors

On October 13, 2017, “Capitol” label released “Colors”, the thirteenth Beck album. It was recorded 2013 – 2017, and was produced by Beck, Greg Kurstin and Cole M.G.N.

Personnel:

  • Beck Hansen – vocals, bass, guitars, keyboards, piano, synthesizers, percussion, string arrangements, engineer, executive producer
  • Greg Kurstin – bass, drums, guitars, keyboards, percussion, piano, synthesizers
  • Dwayne Moore – bass
  • Nico Abondolo – double bass
  • Ilan Rubin – drums
  • Feist – background vocals
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr. – background vocals
  • David Campbell – string arrangements
  • Charlie Bisharat – concert master, violin
  • Songa Lee – violin
  • Natalie Leggett – violin
  • Mario de Léon – violin
  • Michele Richards – violin
  • Tereza Stanislav – violin
  • Josefina Vergara – violin
  • Andrew Duckles – viola
  • Eric Byers – cello
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Timothy Landauer – cello
  • Steve Richards – cello
  • Greg Kurstin – engineer, executive producer
  • Cole M.G.N. – engineer
  • Cassidy Turbin, Darrel Thorp, David Greenbaum – engineer, mixing
  • Alex Pasco, Florian Lagatta, Jesse Shatkin, John Hanes, Julian Burg – engineer
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • Chris Bellman, Emily Lazar, Randy Merrill – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen and Greg Kurstin except where noted.

  1. Colors
  2. Seventh Heaven
  3. I’m So Free
  4. Dear Life
  5. No Distraction
  6. Dreams (Colors Mix) – Beck Hansen, Greg Kurstin, Andrew Wyatt
  7. Wow – Beck Hansen, Cole M.G.n.
  8. Up All Night
  9. Square One
  10. Fix Me