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On July 12, 2019.

On July 12, 2019, “Drag City” label released the self-titled, only Purple Mountains album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Jamdek” in Chicago, Illinois, “Thump” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Jarvis Taveniere and Jeremy Earl.

Personnel:

  • David Berman – vocals, guitar
  • Aaron Neveu – guitar, bass, drums
  • Kyle Forester – piano, organ, Mellotron, harmonica, melodica 
  • Jarvis Taveniere – bass, guitars
  • Jeremy Earl – vocals, drums, percussion, guitar, Mellotron
  • Haley Fohr– vocals
  • Anna St. Louis – vocals
  • Cole Kamen-Green – trumpet
  • Justin Brown – pedal steel 
  • John Andrews – organ, vocals
  • Chris Stroffolino – Hammond
  • Jarvis Taveniere – engineering, mixing
  • Cooper Crain – auxiliary recording
  • Peyton Pinkerton – auxiliary recording
  • Carl Saff – lacquer cut
  • Christian Patterson – center photo
  • Cassie Berman – dog photos
  • Dan Koretzky – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by David Berman, except where noted.

  1. That’s Just the Way That I Feel
  2. All My Happiness Is Gone
  3. Darkness and Cold
  4. Snow Is Falling in Manhattan
  5. Margaritas at the Mall
  6. She’s Making Friends, I’m Turning Stranger
  7. I Loved Being My Mother’s Son
  8. Nights That Won’t Happen
  9. Storyline Fever
  10. Maybe I’m the Only One for Me – David Berman, Dan Auerbach, Gate Pratt

In May 1960.

In May 1960, “Argo” label released “Burnin’”, the 18th Sonny Stitt album. It was recorded in August 1958, in Chicago, and was produced by Jordi Pujol.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Stitt – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Barry Harris – piano
  • William Austin – bass
  • Frank Gant – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Sonny Stitt, except where noted.

  1. Ko-Ko – Charlie Parker
  2. A Minor Sax
  3. Lover Man – Jimmy Davis, James Sherman, Roger Ramirez
  4. Reed and a Half
  5. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
  6. I’ll Tell You Later
  7. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, Buddy G. DeSylva
  8. Easy Living – Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger
  9. It’s Hipper Than That

In May 1957.

In May 1957, “Chess” label released “After School Session”, the debut Chuck Berry album. It was recorded May 1955 – January 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Philip Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry – vocals, guitar, steel guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson – piano
  • Otis Spann – piano
  • Jimmy Rogers – guitar
  • L. C. Davis – tenor saxophone
  • Jerome Green – maracas
  • Willie Dixon – bass
  • Fred Below – drums
  • Jasper Thomas – drums
  • Ebby Hardy – drums
  • Vartan – art direction
  • Don Snowden – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. School Days
  2. Deep Feeling
  3. Too Much Monkey Business
  4. Wee Wee Hours
  5. Roly Poly
  6. No Money Down
  7. Brown Eyed Handsome Man
  8. Berry Pickin’
  9. Together (We Will Always Be)
  10. Havana Moon
  11. Downbound Train
  12. Drifting Heart

On April 11, 1995.

On April 11, 1995, “RCA” label released “You’d Prefer an Astronaut”, the third Hum studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Playground” in Chicago, “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Keith Cleversley, Matt Talbott, Jeff Dimpsey, Tim Lash and Bryan St. Pere.

Personnel:

  • Matt Talbott – vocals, guitar
  • Tim Lash – guitar
  • Jeff Dimpsey – bass
  • Bryan St. Pere – drums

Track listing:

  1. Little Dipper
  2. The Pod
  3. Stars
  4. Suicide Machine
  5. The Very Old Man
  6. Why I Like the Robins
  7. I’d Like Your Hair Long
  8. I Hate It Too
  9. Songs of Farewell and Departure

On March 26, 2012.

On March 26, 2012, “Honest Jon’s” label released the self-titled, debut and only Rocket Juice & the Moon album. It was recorded 2008 – 2011, at “Studio 13” in London, in Chicago, New York City and Paris.

Personnel:

  • Damon Albarn – vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Flea – bass guitar
  • Tony Allen – drums, percussion
  • Erykah Badu – vocals
  • Thundercat – vocals
  • Fatoumata Diawara – vocals
  • M.anifest – vocals
  • M3nsa – vocals
  • Cheick Tidiane Seck
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – horns
  • Stephen Sedgwick – recording, engineer
  • Jason Cox – recording
  • John Foyle – assistant recording
  • Boris Persikoff – recording
  • Abel Garibaldi – recording
  • Jimi Bowman – recording
  • Mark Ernestus – mixing
  • Demola Ogunajo – artwork

Track listing:

  1. 1-2-3-4-5-6
  2. Hey, Shooter
  3. Lolo
  4. Night Watch
  5. Forward Sweep
  6. Follow-Fashion
  7. Chop-Up
  8. Poison
  9. Extinguished
  10. Rotary Connection
  11. Check Out
  12. There
  13. Worries
  14. Benko
  15. The Unfadable
  16. Dam(n)
  17. Fatherless
  18. Leave-Taking

On March 19, 2013.

On March 19, 2013, “Sub Pop” label released “The Invisible Way” the tenth Low album. It was recorded in 2012, at Wilco’s studio in Chicago, and was produced by Jeff Tweedy.

Personnel:

  • Alan Sparhawk – vocals, guitar
  • Steve Garrington – bass, keyboards
  • Mimi Parker – vocals, drums
  • Tom Schick – engineer
  • Mark Greenberg – engineer assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jeff Kleinsmith – art direction
  • Ryan Lemahleu – package artwork

All tracks by Alan Sparhawk, Steve Garrington and Mimi Parker.

  1. Plastic Cup
  2. Amethyst
  3. So Blue
  4. Holy Ghost
  5. Waiting
  6. Clarence White
  7. Four Score
  8. Just Make It Stop
  9. Mother
  10. On My Own
  11. To Our Knees

On March 16, 2004.

On March 16, 2004, “Delmark” label released “Up Jumped Spring”, the 23rd Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded August – September 2003, at “Riverside Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester and Jacey Falk.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Brad Goode – trumpet
  • Karl Montzka – piano
  • Larry Gray – bass
  • Stewart Miller– bass
  • Tim Davis – drums
  • Jacey Falk – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Cantaloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
  2. Up Jumped Spring – Freddie Hubbard
  3. In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler
  4. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.
  5. “Bags’ Groove – Milt Jackson
  6. Equinox – John Coltrane
  7. I’m Old Fashioned – Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer
  8. Alone Together – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  9. Whisper Not – Benny Golson
  10. Black Night – Jessie Mae Robinson
  11. Star Eyes – Gene de Paul, Don Raye

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “RCA Victor” label released “American Woman”, the sixth Guess Who studio album. It was recorded August – November 1969, at “RCA Mid-America Recording Center, Studio B” in Chicago, and was produced by Jack Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Burton Cummings – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, flute, harmonica
  • Randy Bachman – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Kale – bass, backing vocals
  • Garry Peterson – drums, backing vocals
  • Brian Christian – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings except where noted.

  1. American Woman – Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson
  2. No Time
  3. Talisman
  4. No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature
  5. 969 (The Oldest Man) – Randy Bachman
  6. When Friends Fall Out
  7. 8:15
  8. Proper Stranger
  9. Humpty’s Blues/American Woman (Epilogue) – Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson