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On October 10, 1995

On October 10, 1995, “Cherry Red” label released “Dirty Laundry”, the eighth Ian Hunter studio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Björn Nessjö.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – vocals, guitars
  • Casino Steel (Stein Groven) – vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Honest John Plain (John Splain) – vocals, guitar
  • Darrell Bath – vocals, guitar
  • Torstein Flakne – guitar
  • Glen Matlock – bass
  • Steve “Vom” Ritchie – drums
  • Blue Weaver – keyboards
  • Lasse Hafreager – piano, organ
  • Mitt Gamon – harmonica
  • Angela Clemmons-Patrick, Bård Svendsen, James Williams, Torstein Flakne, Vaneese Thomas – backing vocals
  • Rune Nordal – technician
  • Wolfgang Guerster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Dancing on the Moon – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  2. Another Fine Mess – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  3. Scars – Ian Hunter, Darrell Bath, John Plain
  4. Never Trust a Blonde – Darrell Bath
  5. Psycho Girl – John Plain
  6. My Revolution – Casino Steel, Matt Dangerfield, Ian Hunter
  7. Good Girls – John Plain
  8. Red Letter Day – Ian Hunter
  9. Invisible Strings – Ian Hunter
  10. Everyone’s a Fool – Darrell Bath, Roig
  11. Junkee Love – Andrew Matheson, Casino Steel
  12. The Other Man – Ian Hunter

In November 1957.

In November 1957, “Bethlehem” label released “Clean Head’s Back in Town”, the debut Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson album. It was recorded in August 1957, in New York City, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson – vocals, alto saxophone
  • Joe Newman − trumpet
  • Henry Coker − trombone
  • Bill Graham − alto saxophone
  • Charlie Rouse, Frank Foster, Paul Quinichette − tenor saxophone
  • Charles Fowlkes − baritone saxophone
  • Nat Pierce − piano
  • Freddie Green, Turk Van Lake – guitar
  • Ed Jones − bass
  • Ed Thigpen, Gus Johnson − drums
  • Ernie Wilkins, Harry Tubbs, Manny Albam − arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Dossie Terry and William Gray except where noted

  1. Cleanhead’s Back in Town
  2. That’s the Way to Treat Your Woman
  3. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones
  4. Kidney Stew Blues – Eddie Vinson, Leona Blackman
  5. Sweet Lovin’ Baby – Charles Darwin
  6. Caldonia – Fleecie Moore
  7. It Ain’t Necessarily So – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  8. Cherry Red – Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner
  9. Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby – Louis Jordan, Bill Austin
  10. I Just Can’t Keep the Tears from Tumblin’ Down – Charles Darwin
  11. Your Baby Ain’t Sweet Like Mine
  12. Hold It Right There
  13. Trouble in Mind (alternate take) – Richard M. Jones
  14. Kidney Stew Blues (alternate take) – Eddie Vinson, Leona Blackman
  15. Hold It Right There (alternate take)

In June 1956.

In June 1956, “Atlantic” label released “The Boss of the Blues”, the fourth Big Joe Turner album. It was recorded in 1956 and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun and Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Big Joe Turner– vocals
  • Walter Page– double bass
  • Lawrence Brown– trombone
  • Pete Brown– alto saxophone
  • Freddie Green– guitar
  • Pete Johnson– piano
  • Cliff Leeman– drums
  • Joe Newman– trumpet
  • Jimmy Nottingham– trumpet
  • Seldon Powell– tenor saxophone
  • Frank Wess– tenor saxophone
  • Ernie Wilkins– arrangements
  • Nesuhi Ertegun– supervision
  • Jerry Wexler– supervision
  • Len Frank – engineering
  • Whitney Balliett– liner notes
  • Bob Defrin – art direction, design
  • Marvin Israel – artwork
  • Curtice Taylor – hand coloring

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Johnson and Big Joe Turner, except where noted.

  1. Cherry Red
  2. Roll ‘Em Pete
  3. I Want a Little Girl – Murray Mencher, Billy Moll
  4. Low Down Dog – Big Joe Turner
  5. Wee Baby Blues
  6. You’re Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?) – Walter Donaldson
  7. How Long Blues – traditional
  8. Morning Glories – traditional
  9. Louis Blues – W. C. Handy
  10. Piney Brown Blues

 

In December 1963.

In December 1963, “Verve” label released “These are the Blues”, the 30th Ella Fitzgerald album. It was recorded October 28 – 29, 1963, at “A&R Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Ella Fitzgerald- vocals
  • Roy Eldridge- trumpet
  • Wild Bill Davis- electronic organ
  • Herb Ellis- guitar
  • Ray Brown- double bass
  • Gus Johnson- drums

Track listing:

  1. Jailhouse Blues – Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams
  2. In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down) – Leroy Carr, Don Raye
  3. See See Rider – Ma Rainey
  4. You Don’t Know My Mind – Gray, Virginia Liston, Williams
  5. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones
  6. How Long, How Long Blues – Leroy Carr
  7. Cherry Red – Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner
  8. Downhearted Blues – Lovie Austin, Alberta Hunter
  9. Louis Blues – W. C. Handy
  10. Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya – Louis Armstrong

On September 2, 1980.

Dead_Kennedys_-_Fresh_Fruit_for_Rotting_Vegetables

On September 2, 1980, “Cherry Red” label released “Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables”, the debut Dead Kennedys album. It was recorded May – June 1980, at “Möbius Music” in San Francisco, and was produced by Norm and East Bay Ray.

Personnel:

  • Jello Biafra– lead vocals,artwork
  • East Bay Ray– guitar
  • Klaus Flouride– bass, backing vocals
  • Ted– drums
  • 6025– rhythm guitar
  • Paul Roessler– keyboards
  • Ninotchka – keyboards
  • Dirk Dirksen– backing vocals
  • Bobby Unrest – backing vocals
  • Michael Synder – backing vocals
  • Bruce Calderwood (Bruce Loose) – backing vocals
  • Barbara Hellbent – backing vocals
  • HyJean – backing vocals
  • Curt – backing vocals
  • Chi Chi – backing vocals
  • Oliver DiCicco, John Cuniberti – engineer, mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe; Paul Stubblebine – mastering
  • Judith Calson – front cover photo
  • Winston Smith– artwork
  • Annie Horwood – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Jello Biafra, except where noted.

  1. Kill the Poor – East Bay Ray, Jello Biafra
  2. Forward to Death – 6025
  3. When Ya Get Drafted
  4. Let’s Lynch the Landlord
  5. Drug Me
  6. Your Emotions – East Bay Ray
  7. Chemical Warfare
  8. California Uber Alles – Jello Biafra, John Greenway
  9. I Kill Children
  10. Stealing People’s Mail
  11. Funland at the Beach
  12. “Ill in the Head – 6025, Jello Biafra
  13. Holiday in Cambodia – Jello Biafra,John Greenway
  14. Viva Las Vegas – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman

On January 18, 1994.

ZZ_Top_-_Antenna

On January 18, 1994, “RCA” label released “Antenna”, the eleventh ZZ Top studio album. “Antenna” was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Billy Gibbons and Bill Ham.

Personnel:

  • Billy Gibbons– guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Dusty Hill– bass guitar, keyboards, backing and lead vocals
  • Frank Beard– drums, percussion
  • Bill Bernstein, Barbara LaBarge – photography
  • Jim Bessman – text

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard, except where noted

  1. Pincushion
  2. Breakaway – Billy Gibbons
  3. World of Swirl – Billy Gibbons
  4. Fuzzbox Voodoo
  5. Girl in a T-Shirt – Billy Gibbons\
  6. Antenna Head
  7. PCH
  8. Cherry Red – Billy Gibbons
  9. Cover Your Rig
  10. Lizard Life
  11. Deal Goin’ Down

 

Various Artists: Millions Like Us: The Story of the Mod Revival 1977-1989

Millions like us

“Millions like us” is the best so-far document on the Mod revival scene of the late 70’ and 80’ including 100 tracks by all the important genre bands. Among the others the box set presents tracks never before issued on CD and “Top 40 UK” hit singles by Secret Affair, The Chords, The Lambrettas, The Untouchables and The Truth.

Track Listing:

Disc One

1.    The New Hearts – Just Another Teenage Anthem
2.    The Exists – The Fashion Plague
3.    The Reaction – I Can’t Resist
4.    Strangeways – All The Sounds Of Fear (Demo)
5.    Sema 4 – Sema 4 Messages
6.    Speedball – No Survivors
7.    The Jolt – See Saw
8.    The Cigarettes – They’re Back Again, Here They Come
9.    The Killermeters – Why Should It Happen To Me
10.    The Donkeys – What I Want
11.    Secret Affais – Time For Action
12.    Purple Hearts – Millions Like Us
13.    The Chords – Now It’s Gone
14.    Back To Zero – Your Side Of Heaven
15.    Squire – Walking Down The Kings Road
16.    Merton Parkas – Plastic Smile
17.    The Crooks- Modern Boys
18.    Untamed Youth – Untamed Youth
19.    The First Steps – The Beat Is Back
20.    The Nips – Gabrielle
21.    The Teenbeats – Strength Of The Nation
22.    The Lambrettas – Go Steady
23.    Long Tall Shorty – 1970’s Boy
24.    Les Elite – Career Girls
25.    Beggar – Don’t Throw Your Life Away (live)
26.    The Mods – Let Me Be The One (live)

Disc Two

1.    The Circles – Opening Up
2.    The Odds – Saturday Night
3.    Seventeen – Bank Holiday Weekend
4.    The Most – Carefree
5.    The Scene – Hey Girl
6.    The Same – Wild About You
7.    The Vandells – Bank Holiday
8.    The Directions – Three Bands Tonite
9.    The Chords – Maybe Tomorrow
10.    Sta – Prest – School Days
11.    9 Below Zero – Pack Fair And Square (previously unissued demo)
12.    The Accidents – Blood Spattered With Guitars
13.    MI5 – Television Screen Heroes
14.    Secret Affair – My World
15.    Q-TIPS – S.Y.S.L.J.F.M. (The Letter Song)
16.    Red Beans And Rice – That Driving Beat
17.    Dead Beats – Choose You
18.    The Letters – Nobody Loves Me
19.    The Name – Fuck Art Let’s Dance (Demo)
20.    The Lambrettas – D-a-a-ance
21.    Squire – My Mind Goes Round In Circles
22.    The Scene – I’ve Had Enough
23.    D.C.10’s – I Can See Through Walls
24.    Run 229 – Soho
25.    The Fixations – No Way Out
26.    Two Tone Pinks – Don’t Lecture Me

Disc Three

1.    Small Hours – The Kid
2.    Weekend – Tina’s Party
3.    The Upset – Only For Sheep (previously unissued)
4.    The Amber Squad – Can We Go Dancing
5.    The Times – Red With Purple Flashes
6.    The Hearbeats – Go
7.    The Dodos – Blind To Fiction
8.    The Retreads – Would You Listen Girl
9.    Long Tall Shorty – Win Or Lose
10.    The Gents – The Faker
11.    The Clues – No Vacancies
12.    The Onlookers – You And I
13.    Small World – Love Is Dead
14.    Purple Hearts – Plane Crash (Respond version)
15.    The Stripes – One Step Ahead
16.    Direct Hits – Modesty Blaise
17.    The Diplomats – I’ll Keep On Holding On
18.    The Truth – Confusion (Hits Us Everytime)
19.    The Prisoners – Hurricane
20.    Fast Eddie – I Don’t Need No Doctor
21.    The Jet Set – Wednesday Girl
22.    Dee Walker – Jump Back
23.    The Way Out – Time Moves Us On
24.    Manual Scan – Nothing You Can Do
25.    Mod Fun – I Am With You

Disc Four

1.    The Scene – Something That You Said
2.    Stupidity – Bend Don’t Break
3.    The Moment – In This Town
4.    The Untouchables – Free Yourself
5.    The Combine – Dreams Come True
6.    The All Jacks – Guilty
7.    Makin’ Time – Here Is My Number
8.    The Co-Stars – Kiss And Make Up
9.    The Boss – One Good Reason
10.    The Blades – The Last Man In Europe
11.    5:30! – Catcher In The Rye
12.    Solid State – Train To London Town
13.    Eleanor Rigby – I Want To Sleep With You
14.    The Rage – Looking For You
15.    The Threads – Step Back
16.    The Risk – Jobs For The Boys
17.    James Taylor Quartet – Blow Up
18.    The Kick – Julie London
19.    The Reflection A.O.B. – All I Want To Be
20.    Studio 68 – Get Out Of My Hair
21.    The Leepers – Paint In A Day
22.    The Clique – Worming
23.    The Aardvarks – Arthur C. Clarke

Label: Cherry Red

Release date: December 6, 2014