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On June 10, 1972.

On June 10, 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Moon Shadow”, the second Labelle studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant Studio” in Los Angeles and New York City, and was produced by Jack Adams and Vicki Wickham.

Personnel:

  • Patti LaBelle – vocals
  • Nona Hendryx – vocals
  • Sarah Dash – vocals
  • David Spinozza, Marlo Henderson, Dick Frank – guitar
  • Kenny Ascher, Leon Pendarvis, Maxayn Lewis, Michael Powell – piano
  • Andre “Mandre” Lewis – organ
  • Kenny Ascher, Andre “Mandre” Lewis – clavinet
  • Chuck Rainey, Russell George – bass guitar
  • Kenneth “Spider Webb” Rice, Rick Marotta – drums
  • Maurice Saunders, Rick Marotta – congas
  • Harold Vick – soprano saxophone
  • Buzzy Linhart – vibraphone
  • Larry Fallon – string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Nona Hendryx except where noted.

  1. Won’t Get Fooled Again – Pete Townshend
  2. Sunday’s News
  3. If I Can’t Have You
  4. Ain’t It Sad It’s All Over
  5. Peace With Yourself – Sarah Dash
  6. Moonshadow – Cat Stevens
  7. Touch Me All Over
  8. I Believe That I’ve Finally Made It Home
  9. People Say They’re Changing

On September 18,2020.

On September 18, 2020, “Cat-O-Log Records” label released “Tea for the Tillerman 2”, the sixteenth Yusuf / Cat Stevens album. It was recorded in July 2019, at “Les Studios de la Fabrique” in France, and was produced by Yusuf / Cat Stevens and Paul Samwell-Smith.

Personnel:

  • Yusuf / Cat Stevens – lead vocals, Spanish guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, 12-string guitar, grand piano, keyboards, harpsichord
  • Alun Davies – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Cregan – acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Eric Appapoulay – Spanish guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Bruce Lynch – double bass, electric bass
  • Peter-John Vettese – keyboards, organ, synth horns, string arrangements, backing vocals
  • Kwame Yeboah– drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • John Ashton Thomas – string arrangements
  • Christopher Nightingale – arrangements
  • Brother Ali – rap

Track listing:

All tracks by Yusuf / Cat Stevens.

  1. Where Do the Children Play?
  2. Hard Headed Woman
  3. Wild World
  4. Sad Lisa
  5. Miles From Nowhere
  6. But I Might Die Tonight
  7. Longer Boats
  8. Into While
  9. On the Road to Find Out
  10. Father and Son
  11. Tea for the Tillerman

On July 2, 2020.

On July 2, 2020, “Sub Pop” and “Bella Union” labels released “Anthem +3”, an EP by Father John Misty. It was recorded in 2020, at “Fivestar Studios” in Topanga, California, “The Church” in London, and was produced by Josh Tillman and Jonathan Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Josh Tillman – vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica, drums, percussion
  • Jonathan Wilson – guitar, piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Bobby Krlic – piano, guitar, bass, strings, percussion
  • Drew Erickson – various instruments
  • James Gadson – drums
  • Dave Cerminara – engineer, mixing
  • Raymond Tovey – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Anthem – Leonard Cohen
  2. Fallin’ Rain – Link Wray
  3. Trouble – Cat Stevens
  4. One of Us Cannot Be Wrong – Leonard Cohen

On december 3, 2008.

On December 3, 2008, Derek Wadsworth died aged 69. He was musician (cornet, trombone, keyboards), composer and arranger. He was musical director for Diana Ross, Dusty Springfield, and the musical “Hair”. As a musician and arranger he worked with Maynard Ferguson, Georgie Fame, Nina Simone, David Essex, Judy Garland, Humphrey Lyttelton, Graham Collier, Tonny Bennett, George Harrison, Tom Jones, Dionne Warwick, Mike Oldfield, Simply Red, Kate Bush, Cat Stevens, Small Faces, Manferd Mann, and the Rolling Stones.

On June 27, 1987.

On June 27, 1987, “Elektra” label released “In My Tribe”, the third 10, 000 Maniacs studio album. It was recorded March – April, at “The Complex” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Peter Asher.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant– vocals
  • Robert Buck– guitars, mandolin, pedal steel guitar
  • Steve Gustafson– bass guitar
  • Jerome Augustyniak– drums, percussion
  • Dennis Drew– keyboards
  • Michael Stipe– vocals
  • Don Grolnick– piano
  • David Campbell– string arrangements
  • Dennis Karmazyn – cello
  • Bob Magnusson– acoustic bass guitar
  • Novi Novog– viola
  • Sharon Rice – additional engineer
  • Duane Seykora, Shep Lonsdale – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax,Mike Reese – mastered
  • Frank Wolf, George Massenburg– mixed

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant, except where noted.

  1. What’s the Matter Here? – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  2. Hey Jack Kerouac – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  3. Like the Weather
  4. Cherry Tree – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  5. The Painted Desert – Jerome Augustyniak, Natalie Merchant
  6. Don’t Talk – Dennis Drew, Natalie Merchant
  7. Peace Train – Cat Stevens
  8. Gun Shy
  9. My Sister Rose – Jerme Augustyniak, Natalie Merchant
  10. A Campfire Song
  11. City of Angels – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  12. Verdi Cries

 

 

 

On June 18, 1976.

On June 18, 1976, “Riva” label released “A Night on the Town”, the seventh Rod Stewart album. It was recorded December 1975 – April 1976, at “Cherokee Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Muscle Shoals Sound” in Sheffield, “Criteria” in  Miami” in Nederland, CO, and was produced by Tom Dowd. The cover art is based on Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s painting “Bal du moulin de la Galette”.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart – vocals
  • Donald Dunn, Bob Glaub, David Hood, Willie Weeks, Lee Sklar– bass guitar
  • Steve Cropper, Billy Peek, Joe Walsh, Jesse Ed Davis, David Lindley, Fred Tackett– guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis, David Foster, Barry Beckett, J. Smith – keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins, Andy Newmark, Al Jackson Jr., Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Tommy Vig, Joe Lala– percussion
  • Jimmy Horowitz, Mel Lewis, Arif Mardin– string arrangements
  • Tower of Power Horn section – French horn
  • Jerry Jumonville, Plas Johnson– tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Stewart, except where noted.

Slow Side

  1. Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  2. The First Cut Is the Deepest – Cat Stevens
  3. Fool for You
  4. The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II)

Fast Side

  1. The Balltrap
  2. Pretty Flamingo – Mark Barkan
  3. Big Bayou – Gib Guilbeau
  4. The Wild Side of Life – Arlie Carter, William Warren
  5. Trade Winds – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter

In April 1981.

In April 1981, “Columbia” label released “Zebop!”, the eleventh Santana studio album. It was recorded 1980-1981, and was produced by Carlos Santana and Bill Graham. The album was certified Platinum in the U.S. by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana – lead and backing vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Alex Ligertwood – lead and backing vocals
  • Chris Solberg – lead and backing vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Alan Pasqua – lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Richard Baker – keyboards, organ, piano, synthesizer
  • David Margen – bass
  • Graham Lear – drums
  • Armando Peraza – vocals, bongos, percussion
  • Raul Rekow – congas, percussion, backing vocals
  • Orestes Vilató – percussion, timbales, backing vocals
  • Keith Olsen – engineer
  • Fred Catero – engineer, associate producer

Track listing:

  1. Changes – Cat Stevens
  2. E Papa Ré – Carlos Santana, Richard Baker, David Margen, Orestes Vilató, Alex Ligertwood
  3. Primera Invasion – Graham Lear, David Margen, Alan Pasqua, Carlos Santana
  4. Searchin’ – Alex Ligertwood, Carlos Santana, Chris Solberg
  5. Over and Over – Rick Meyers
  6. Winning – Russ Ballard
  7. Tales of Kilimanjaro – Alan Pasqua, Armando Peraza, Raul Rékow, Carlos Santana
  8. The Sensitive Kind – J. Cale
  9. American Gypsy – Russ Ballard, Graham Lear, Alex Ligertwood
  10. I Love You Much Too Much – Alexander Olshanetsky, Don Raye, Chaim Tauber
  11. Brightest Star – Alex Ligertwood, Carlos Santana
  12. Hannibal – Alex Ligertwood, Alan Pasqua, Raul Rékow, Carlos Santana

In April 1977.

In April 1977, “Island” label released “Izitso”, the tenth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded September 1976 – March 1977, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama;“Sound 80 Studios” in Minneapolis; “Ardent Studios” in  Memphis, Tennessee; “Le Studio”, “Morin Heights” in Quebec, Canada;  “Sweet Silence Studios” in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was produced by Cat Stevens
and David Kershenbaum.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– electric and acoustic guitars, steel guitar, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki, keyboards, piano, celesta, harpsichord, Wurlitzer electric piano, Fender Rhodes, Polymoog, Moog synthesizer, Minimoog, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP 2600, Yamaha CS-80, Yamaha GX-1, Yamaha  EA5R  electronic organ, music sequencer,[5] drums, percussion, harmonica,  brass,  arrangements, vocals, programming, illustrations, cover design
  • Jean Roussel– Hammond organ, piano, organ, synthesizer, ARP String Synthesizer, Yamaha CS-80, keyboards, flute, glockenspiel, vibraphone, string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • David Campbell– string and brass arrangements
  • Chick Corea– electric piano, keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– piano, electric piano, organ, keyboards
  • Tim Henson– acoustic piano, piano, organ, keyboards
  • Little Brother Montgomery– ARP 2600
  • Broderick Smith– harmonica
  • Marjorie Lagerwall– harp
  • Ray Gomez– guitar
  • Pete Carr– electric and acoustic guitar, steel guitar, ovation guitar, Epiphone Casino, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki
  • Jim Johnson– rhythm guitar
  • Weldon Myrick– steel guitar
  • Reggie Young– electric guitar
  • Bruce Lynch– double bass, electbass, bass synthesizer
  • David Hood– double bass, bass, bass synthesizer
  • Andy Newmark– drums, percussion
  • Bill Berg– drums, percussion
  • Barry Morgan– drums, percussion
  • Roger Hawkins– drums, percussion
  • Elkie Brooks– vocals on
  • Suzanne Lynch– backing vocals
  • Carla Benson– backing vocals
  • Evette Benton– backing vocals
  • Barbara Ingram– backing vocals
  • Gene Page– string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • Engineers – Harvey Goldberg, Mike Stavros, Ian Boughey, Nigel Walker, Flemming Rasmussen, Tom Jung, Paul Martinson, Nick Blagona, Mike Ross, Freddy Hansson, Steve Brandon, Jerry Masters, Gene Eichelberger, Dee Robb, John Kelly, Ken Frieson
  • Mastering – Ted Jensen, Bernie Grundman
  • Mixing – Claude Dupras
  • Design – Mathieu Bitton
  • Programming – Cat Stevens, Claude Dupras
  • Supervisor – Bill Levenson
  • Cover Designs – Eckford Stimpson
  • Photography – Moshe Brakha
  • Coordinator – Beth Stempel

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens, except where noted.

  1. (Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard
  2. Life
  3. Killin’ Time
  4. Kypros
  5. Bonfire
  6. (I Never Wanted) To Be a Star
  7. Crazy
  8. Sweet Jamaica
  9. Was Dog a Doughnut?- Cat Stevens, Bruce Lynch, Jean Roussel
  10. Child for a Day – Paul Travis, David Gordon

On November 30, 1975.

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On November 30, 1975, “Island” label released “Numbers”, the ninth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded in October 1975, at “Le Studio Morin Heights” in Quebec, Canada, and was produced by Cat Stevens.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– lead vocals, acoustic, electric and twelve string guitar, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, ARP 2600, ARP 2500
  • Barbara Massey – vocals
  • Carl Hall – vocals
  • Tasha Thomas – vocals
  • Art Garfunkel– vocals
  • Lewis Furey – vocals
  • Melba Joyce – vocals
  • Carmen Twillie – vocals
  • Brenda Russell – vocals
  • Vennette Gloud – vocals
  • Suzanne Lynch– vocals
  • Anna Peacock – vocals
  • Vincent Beck – vocals
  • Jean Roussel – vocals, piano, Yamaha organ, Wurlitzer electric piano, synthesizer, harpsichord, Hammond organ, string synthesizer, vibraphone
  • Alun Davies– vocals, acoustic and 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Simon Nicol– acoustic, electric and 12-string electric guitar
  • Gordie Fleming – accordion
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Bruce Lynch– bass, double bass
  • Gerry Conway– vocals, drums
  • Chico Batera – congas, wind chimes, ganza, triangle, waterphone
  • Magic Children of Ottawa – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens.

  1. Whistlestar
  2. Novim’s Nightmare
  3. Majik of Majiks
  4. Drywood
  5. Banapple Gas
  6. Land o’ Freelove & Goodbye
  7. Jzero
  8. Home
  9. Monad’s Anthem

On September 27, 1972.

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On September 27, 1972, “Island” label released “Catch Bull at Four”, the sixth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded in May 1972, at “The Manor Studio” in Oxfordshire; “Château d’Hérouville” in Hérouville, France; “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Paul Samwell-Smith. The album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– lead and backing vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Minimoog, Böhm Diamond organ, Spanish guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, electric mandolin, RMI Electra piano, synthesizer, penny whistle, drums, percussion
  • Alun Davies– acoustic guitar, Spanish guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeremy Taylor– Spanish guitar
  • Andreas Toumazis –bouzouki
  • Jean Roussel– piano, Hammond organ
  • Alan James – bass, backing vocals
  • Gerry Conway– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Del Newman –string arrangements
  • S. Choir – backing vocals
  • Linda Lewis– backing vocals
  • Lauren Cooper – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens except where noted.

  1. Sitting
  2. Boy with a Moon & Star on His Head
  3. Angel Sea
  4. Silent Sunlight
  5. Can’t Keep It In
  6. 18th Avenue (Kansas City Nightmare)
  7. Freezing Steel
  8. O Caritas – Andreas Toumazis, Jeremy Taylor, Cat Stevens
  9. Sweet Scarlet
  10. Ruins