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On June 27, 1992.

On June 27, 1992, “Victory Music” label released “Black Moon”, the eighth Emerson, Lake & Palmer studio album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Marcus Studios”, “Front Page Recorders” and was produced by Mark Mancina, Ian Morrow and John Van Tongeren.

  • Keith Emerson – piano, keyboards
  • Greg Lake – vocals, guitars, bass, harmonica
  • Carl Palmer – drums, percussion
  • Tim Heintz, Gary Hodgson, Ian Morrow, John Van Tongeren – programming
  • Mark Holding – vocal arrangements
  • Steve Kempster, Stephen Marcussen, David Mitchell – engineer
  • Anthony Danbury, Gil Morales, Marnie Riley, Brett Swain, Charlie Watts – engineer assistant
  • Steve Kempster, David Mitchell – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Jay Rifkin – digital editing
  • Willie Alexander – keyboard technician

Track listing:

  1. Black Moon – Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, Carl Palmer
  2. Paper Blood – Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, Carl Palmer
  3. Affairs of the Juliet – Geoff Downes, Greg Lake
  4. Romeo and Juliet – Sergei Prokofiev
  5. Farewell to Arms – Keith Emerson, Greg Lake
  6. Changing States – Keith Emerson
  7. Burning Bridges – Mark Mancina
  8. Close to Home – Keith Emerson
  9.  Better Days – Keith Emerson
  10. Footprints in the Snow – Greg Lake

On November 4, 1997.

On November 4, 1997, “MCA” label released “Deuces Wild”, the thirty fifth B.B. King studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by John Porter and Chris Lord-Alge.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – vocals, guitar
  • Keith Richards – guitar
  • Eric Clapton – guitar
  • Ronnie Wood – guitar
  • David Gilmour – guitar
  • Bonnie Raitt – guitar
  • Michael Landau – guitar
  • Marty Stuart – guitar
  • Hugh McCracken – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Neil Hubbard – guitar
  • Chris Stainton – piano, keyboards
  • C. J. Vanston – Hammond B3 organ
  • Paul Carrack – Hammond B3 organ, keyboards
  • Bill Payne – keyboards
  • D’Angelo – keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis – organ
  • Jon Cleary – piano
  • Jools Holland – piano
  • Tommy Eyre – piano, Wurlitzer
  • Darryl Jones – bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Reggie McBride – bass guitar
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Mick Jagger – vocals, harmonica
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Tony Braunagel – drums
  • Charlie Watts – drums
  • Steve Jordan – drums
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Jamil Sharif – trumpet
  • Brian Murray – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard – trumpet
  • Joe Sublett – tenor saxophone
  • Carl Blouin – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Daniel P. Kelley – French horn
  • Yvonne S. Moriarty – French horn
  • Andrea Byers – violin
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Armen Garabedian – violin
  • Berj Garabedian – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Bruce Dukov – violin, viola
  • Larry Colbert – cello
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Miles Tackett – cello
  • Dane Little – cello
  • Marston Smith – cello
  • Kenneth Yerke – viola
  • Robert Becker – viola
  • Paul Waller – programming
  • Simon Climie – programming
  • Harry Bowens – background vocals
  • Terence Forsythe – background vocals
  • Vincent Bonham – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. If You Love Me – with Van Morrison
  2. The Thrill Is Gone – with Tracy Chapman
  3. Rock Me Baby – with Eric Clapton
  4. Please Send Me Someone to Love – with Mick Hucknall
  5. Baby I Love You – with Bonnie Raitt
  6. Ain’t Nobody Home – with D’Angelo
  7. Pauly’s Birthday Boogie – with Jools Holland
  8. Confessin’ the Blues – with Marty Stuart
  9. Hummingbird – with Dionne Warwick
  10. Let the Good Times Roll – with Zucchero
  11. Keep It Coming – with Heavy D
  12. Cryin’ Won’t Help You Babe – with David Gilmour and Paul Carrack
  13. Night Life – with Willie Nelson

On December 2, 2016.

On December 2, 2016, “Polydor” label released “Blue & Lonesome”, the 23rd Rolling Stones album. It was recorded in December 2015, at “British Grove Studios” and was produced by Don Was and The Glimmer Twins. It is the band’s first album to feature only cover songs. The album won “Album of the Year” at the “2017 Jazz FM Awards”. “Blue & Lonesome” was certified Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 2 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– vocals, harmonica
  • Keith Richards– electric guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– electric guitar
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Eric Clapton– slide guitar; lead electric guitar
  • Darryl Jones– bass
  • Matt Clifford, Chuck Leavell– keyboards
  • Jim Keltner– percussion
  • Andy Cook, Jason Elliott, Derrick Stockwell – assistant enginer
  • Richard Havers – liner notes
  • Stephen Marcussen, Ron McMaster – mastering
  • Krish Sharma – engineer, mixer
  • Pierre de Beauport – crew chief
  • Don McAulay – drum technician

Track listing:

  1. Just Your Fool – Buddy Johnson
  2. Commit a Crime – Howlin’ Wolf
  3. Blue and Lonesome – Little Walter
  4. All of Your Love – Magic Sam
  5. I Gotta Go – Little Walter
  6. Everybody Knows About My Good Thing – Miles Grayson, Lermon Horton
  7. Ride ‘Em on Down – Eddie Taylor
  8. Hate to See You Go – Little Walter
  9. Hoo Doo Blues – Otis Hicks, Jerry West
  10. Little Rain – Ewart G.Abner Jr., Jimmy Reed
  11. Just Like I Treat You – Willie Dixon
  12. I Can’t Quit You Baby – Willie Dixon

 

In August 1977.

In August 1977, “Arista” label released the self-titled, fourteenth Donovan studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Mickey Most. In October 1977, “RAK” label released the album in UK with a different track order.

Personnel:

  • Donovan – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Colin Allen– drums
  • John Cameron– horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Isaac Guillory – guitar
  • Patrick Halling – violin
  • Ronnie Leahy– keyboards
  • Chris Norman, Silson,Terry Uttley – background vocals
  • Nick South – bass
  • Tim Summerhayes, Wolfgang Thierbach, Doug Hopkins – engineer
  • Charlie Watts, Chris Blair – mastering
  • Gered Mankowitz– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Local Boy Chops Wood
  2. Astral Angel
  3. The Light
  4. Dare to Be Different
  5. Brave New World
  6. Lady of the Stars
  7. International Man
  8. Sing My Song
  9. Maya’s Dance
  10. Kalifornia Kiddies

On September 24, 1965.

outofourheads

On September 24, 1965, “Decca” label released “Out of Our Heads”, the third Rolling Stones album. It was recorded 2 November 1964 – 6 September 1965, and was produced by Andrew Loog Oldham.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– lead vocals, harmonica, percussion
  • Keith Richards– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Brian Jones– electric and acoustic guitars, harmonica, organ, backing vocals, percussion
  • Bill Wyman– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Charlie Watts– drums and percussion
  • Jack Nitzsche– harpsichord, percussion
  • Phil Spector– detuned “bass” guitar
  • Ian Stewart– piano

Track listing:

  1. She Said Yeah – Sonny Bono, Roddy Jackson
  2. Mercy, Mercy – Don Covay, Ronnie Miller
  3. Hitch Hike – Marvin Gaye, Clarence Paul, William “Mickey” Stevenson
  4. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Roosevelt Jamison
  5. Good Times – Sam Cooke
  6. Gotta Get Away – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. Talkin’ ‘Bout You – Chuck Berry
  8. Cry to Me – Bert Russell
  9. Oh, Baby (We Got a Good Thing Going) – Barbara Lynn Ozen
  10. Heart of Stone – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  11. The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man – Nanker Phelge
  12. I’m Free – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

On September 16, 1977.

rough-mix

On September 16, 1977, “Polydor” label released “Rough Mix”,album by Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane.It was recorded 1976 – 1977, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Lane, Pete Townshend – vocals, guitars, electric guitars, mandolins, bass guitars, banjos, ukuleles
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Edwin Astley– orchestrations
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– organ, Fender Rhodes
  • Boz Burrell– bass guitar
  • Mel Collins– saxophones
  • Eric Clapton– guitars, dobro
  • Julian Diggle – percussion
  • John Entwistle– horns, vocal help
  • Peter Hope Evans– harmonica
  • Benny Gallagher– accordion
  • Tony Gilbert – orchestral leader
  • Chris Green – principal cello
  • Charlie Hart – violin
  • Chris Laurence – principal bass
  • Graham Lyle– twelve-string guitar
  • Dave Marke – double bass
  • Billy Nicholls– vocal help
  • Steve Shingles – principal viola
  • Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Charles Vorsanger – principal second violin

Track listing:

  1. My Baby Gives It Away – Pete Townshend
  2. Nowhere to Run – Ronnie Lane
  3. Rough Mix – Pete Townshend, Ronnie Lane
  4. Annie – Ronnie Lane, Kate Lambert, Eric Clapton
  5. Keep Me Turning – Pete Townshend
  6. Catmelody – Ronnie Lane, Kate Lambert
  7. Misunderstood – Pete Townshend
  8. April Fool – Ronnie Lane
  9. Street in the City – Pete Townshend
  10. Heart to Hang Onto – Pete Townshend
  11. Till the Rivers All Run Dry – Don Williams, Wayland Holyfield

On September 6, 2005.

A Bigger Band

On September 6, 2005, “Virgin” label released “A Bigger Bang”, the 22nd Rolling Stones album. It was recorded November 2004 – June 2005, and was produced by Don Was, The Glimmer Twins and Matt Clifford. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in the US by the “RIIA” and Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– lead and backing vocals, guitars, harmonica, keyboards, percussion; bass guitar
  • Keith Richards– guitars, backing vocals, keyboards; lead vocals, bass guita; percussion
  • Ronnie Wood– guitars
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Darryl Jones– bass guitar
  • Chuck Leavell– piano
  • Matt Clifford – programming; keyboards, vibraphone; piano, organ, strings
  • Blondie Chaplin– backing vocals
  • Lenny Castro– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

  1. Rough Justice
  2. Let Me Down Slow
  3. It Won’t Take Long
  4. Rain Fall Down
  5. Streets of Love
  6. Back of My hand
  7. She Saw Me Coming
  8. Biggest Mistake
  9. This Place Is Empty
  10. Oh No, Not You Again
  11. Dangerous Beauty
  12. Laugh, I Nearly Died
  13. Sweet Neo Con
  14. Look What the Cat Dragged In
  15. Driving Too Fast
  16. Infamy

On September 2, 1981.

1234

On September 2, 1981, “Columbia” label released “1234”, the fourth Ronnie Wood solo album. It was recorded April–May 1981, at “Chateau Recorders” in Hollywood, and “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ronnie Wood and Andy Johns.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Wood – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Bobby Womack– guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar
  • Robin Le Mesurier – guitar
  • Ian Wallace– drums
  • Alvin Taylor– drums
  • Jimmy Haslip– bass
  • Jay Davis – bass
  • Carmine Appice– drums
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Alan Myers– drums
  • Ian McLagan– keyboards
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards
  • Bobby Keys– saxophone
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Anita Pointer– vocals
  • Clydie King– vocals
  • Sherlie Matthews– vocals
  • Karat Faye – 2nd engineer

Track listing:

  1. 1234 – Ronnie Wood
  2. Fountain of Love – Ronnie Wood, Jim Ford
  3. Outlaws – Ronnie Wood, Jim Ford
  4. Redeyes – Ronnie Wood; inspired by Mick Jagger
  5. Wind Howlin’ Through – Ronnie Wood
  6. Priceless – Ronnie Wood, Bobby Womack
  7. She Was Out There – Ronnie Wood
  8. Down to the Ground – Ronnie Wood
  9. She Never Told Me – Ronnie Wood, John Ford

On August 29, 1989.

Steel Wheels

On August 29, 1989, “Rolling Stones” label released “Steel Wheels”, the 19th Rolling Stones studio album. It was recorded March – June 1989, at “Air Studios” in Montserrat, and was produced by Chris Kimsey and The Glimmer Twins. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”. “Steel Wheels” was the last Bill Wyman’s full-length studio album with The Rolling Stones.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars; harmonica, percussion, keyboards
  • Keith Richards– electric, acoustic and classical guitar, backing vocals; lead vocals, bicycle spokes
  • Ronnie Wood– electric and acoustic guitar, bass guitar and acoustic bass, backing vocals, dobro
  • Bill Wyman– bass guitar
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Chuck Leavell– organ, piano, keyboards
  • Matt Clifford – electricand acoustic piano, clavinet, harmonium, percussion programming, strings
  • Sarah Dash– backing vocals
  • Lisa Fischer– backing vocals
  • Bernard Fowler– backing vocals
  • Luis Jardim– percussion
  • Phil Beer– mandolin, fiddle
  • The Kick Horns– brass
  • Roddy Lorimer– trumpet
  • The Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir AttarFarafina – African-Moroccan instruments
  • Sonia Morgan – backing vocals
  • Tessa Niles– backing vocals
  • Recording engineer – Christopher Marc Potter
  • Assistant engineer – Rupert Coulson
  • Recorded at Air Studios, Montserrat
  • Mixed by Michael Brauer, Christopher Marc Potter, Chris Kimsey
  • Art direction and design – John Warwicker
  • Logo design – Mark Morton
  • Mastering – Ted Jensen

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, except “Almost Hear You Sigh” co-written by Steve Jordan.

  1. Sad Sad sad
  2. Mixed Emotions
  3. Terrifying
  4. Hold On to Your Heart
  5. Hearts for Sale
  6. Blinded by Love
  7. Rock and a Hard Place
  8. Can’t Be Seen
  9. Almost Hear Your Sign
  10. Continental Drift
  11. Break the Spell
  12. Slipping Away

 

On August 24, 1981.

Tattoo You

On August 24, 1981, “Rolling Stones” label released “Tattoo You”, the sixteen Rolling Stones album. It was recorded November–December 1972, January–March 1975, January–March 1978, January–October 1979, October 1980 – June 1981, and was produced by The Glimmer Twins. In 1989, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Tattoo You” at number 213 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. Peter Corriston, who was responsible for the album art direction and design, won a “Grammy Award” in the category of “Best Album Package”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and 4 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jaggerr– lead and backing vocals; electric guitar, harmonica
  • Keith Richards– electric guitar, backing vocals; lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– electric guitar, backing vocals; bass guitar
  • Mick Taylor– electric guitar
  • Bill Wyman– bass guitar; synthesizer, guitar
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano; organ
  • Ian Stewart– piano
  • Billy Preston– keyboards
  • Wayne Perkins– electric lead guitar
  • Ollie Brown– percussion
  • Pete Townshend– backing vocals
  • Sonny Rollins– saxophone
  • Jimmy Miller– percussion
  • Michael Carabello– cowbell,  conga, guiro, claves, cabasa, conga
  • Chris Kimsey– piano
  • Barry Sage– handclaps

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, except “Black Limousine” and “No Use in Crying” co-written by Ronnie Wood.

  1. Start Me Up
  2. Hang Fire
  3. Slave
  4. Little T&A
  5. Black Limousine
  6. Neighbours
  7. Worried About You
  8. Tops
  9. Heaven
  10. No Use in Crying
  11. Waiting on a Friend