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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

ON January 15, 1998.

On January 15, 1998, Amos Wells Blakemore Jr. aka Junior Wells died aged 63. He was musician (harmonica) and vocalist, one of the pioneers of the Chicago amplified blues harp style. He recorded and performed with Buddy Guy, The Aces, Earl Hooke, Muddy Waters and The Rolling Stones. His composition “Messin’ with the Kid” became one of the all-time blues classics.

In january 1966.

In January 1966, “Chess” label released “The Real Folk Blues”, the sixth Sonny Boy Williamson II album. It was recorded September 1957 – April 1964, in Chicago, and was produced by Marshall Chess.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Boy Williamson – vocals, harmonica
  • Buddy Guy, Robert Lockwood Jr., Eddie King, Matt Murphy, Luther Tucker – guitar
  • Otis Spann – piano
  • Lafayette Leake – piano, organ
  • Willie Dixon, Jack Meyers, Milton Rector – bass
  • Fred Below, Al Duncan, Odie Payne – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Sonny Boy Williamson except where noted

  1. One Way Out
  2. Too Young to Die
  3. Trust My Baby
  4. Checkin’ Up on My Baby
  5. Sad to Be Alone
  6. Got to Move
  7. Bring It On Home – Willie Dixon
  8. Down Child
  9. Peach Tree
  10. Dissatisfied
  11. That’s All I Want – Willie Dixon
  12. Too Old to Think

On December 2, 1995.

On December 2, 1995, “DIW” label released “The Tip”, the 71st David Murray album. It was recorded in May 1994, at “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Kanzunori Sugiyama.

Personnel:

  • David Murray – tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Robert Irving III – synthesizer, organ
  • Bobby Broom – guitar
  • Daryl Thompson – guitar
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Toby Williams – drums
  • Kahil El’Zabar – vocal, percussion
  • Olu Dara – cornet
  • G’Ra – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Sex Machine – Sly Stone
  2. Flowers for Albert – David Murray
  3. Removen Veil – Darryl Jones
  4. M.D. – Robert Irving III
  5. Kahari Romare – Kahil El’Zabar
  6. The Tip – Darryl Jones
  7. Mailinda – Robert Irving III
  8. One World Family – Kahil El’Zabar, David Murray