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On November 8, 2011.

On November 8, 2011, “Mack Avenue” label released “Conversations with Christian”,  the tenth Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Avatar Studios”, and “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, “LeGonks”  in Los Angeles, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright bass
  • Angélique Kidjo – vocal
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocal
  • Sting – vocal
  • Gina Gershon – vocal
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Roy Hargrove – trumpet
  • George Duke – keyboards
  • Regina Carter – violin
  • Ron Blake – saxophone
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Billy Taylor – piano
  • Russell Malone – guitar
  • Randall Kennedy – creative directo
  • André Kimo – associate producer
  • Mat Lejeune – engineer
  • Fernando Lodeiro – assistant engineer
  • Anna Webber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Afrika – Jean Hébrail, Angélique Kidjo
  2. Fat Bach and Greens – Johann Sebastian Bach, traditional
  3. Consider Me Gone – Sting
  4. Guajeo y Tumbao – Eddie Palmieri
  5. Baubles, Bangles and Beads – George Forrest, Robert Wright
  6. Spiritual – Billy Taylor
  7. It’s Your Thing – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  8. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  9. McDukey Blues – Christian McBride
  10. Tango Improvisation #1 – Chick Corea, Christian McBride
  11. Sister Rosa – Christian McBride
  12. Shake ‘n Blake – Christian McBride
  13. Chitlins and Gefiltefish – Christian McBride
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On June 23, 2017.

On June 23, 2017, “dBpm Records” label released “Together at Last”, the debut Jeff Tweedy solo album. It was recorded in January 2016, at “The Loft” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Tom Schtick.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Tweedy – vocals, guitar, harmonica, production
  • Tom Schtick – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jeff Tweedy, all music by Jeff Tweedy except where noted.

  1. Via Chicago
  2. Laminated Cat – Jeff Tweedy, Jim O’Rourke, Glenn Kotche
  3. Lost Love
  4. Muzzle of Bees – Jeff Tweedy, Jim O’Rourke
  5. Ashes of American Flags – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  6. Dawned on Me – Jeff Tweedy, Pat Sansone
  7. In a Future Age – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  8. I Am Trying to Break Your Heart – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  9. Hummingbird
  10. I’m Always in Love – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  11. Sky Blue Sky

 

On May 14, 1996.

On May 14, 1996, “Carrot Top” label released “Milk and Scissors”, the second Handsome Family album. It was recorded 1995 – 199, at “Kingsize Sound Laboratories” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Dave Trumfio, Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks and Mike Werner.

Personnel:

  • Brett Sparks – vocals, guitar, dobro, organ, harmonica, lap steel
  • Rennie Sparks – vocals, bass
  • Mike Werner – percussion
  • Diane Murphy – band photo
  • Brad Miller – cover photo
  • Rennie & Mike, Sheila Sachs – design

Tracks listing:

All music by Brett Sparks, all lyrics by Rennie Sparks, except where noted.

  1. Lake Geneva
  2. Winnebago Skeletons
  3. Drunk By Noon
  4. The House Carpenter – traditional, arranged by Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks and Mike Werner, inspired by Clarence Ashley’s 1930 recording
  5. The Dutch Boy
  6. The King Who Wouldn’t Smile
  7. Emily Shore 1819-1839
  8. 3-Legged Dog – Darrell Sparks
  9. #1 Country Song – Brett Sparks
  10. Amelia Earhart vs. The Dancing Bear
  11. Tin Foil
  12. Puddin’ Fingers – Mike Werner

On April 18, 2006.

On April 18, 2006, “Drag City” label released “Introduction”, the ninth Red Krayola album. It was recorded in August 2005, at “Soma E.M.S” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Drag City.

Personnel:

  • Mayo Thompson– vocals, guitar
  • John McEntire– drums, synthesizer, ukulele, mixing, recording
  • Stephen Prina– vocals, guitar, harpsichord, piano, organ, tambourine
  • Tom Watson – vocals, bass guitar, guitar, harpsichord, synthesizer
  • Charlie Abel – accordion
  • Noel Kupersmith – bass guitar, photography
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • Dan Osborne – illustration
  • Chris Strong – photography

 Track listing:

All lyrics written by Mayo Thompson; all music by Mayo Thompson, John McEntire, Stephen Prina and Tom Watson.

  1. Introduction
  2. Breakout
  3. Cruise Boat
  4. Note to Selves
  5. F.G.
  6. A Tale of Two
  7. Psy Ops
  8. It Will Be (Delivered)
  9. Puff
  10. Greasy Street
  11. Vexations
  12. Elegy
  13. When She Went Swimming
  14. Swerving
  15. Bling Bling

On April 13, 1978.

On April 13, 1978, “Atlantic” label released “Almighty Fire”, the twenty-fourth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded January – March 1978, at “Curtom Studios” in Chicago, IL, “ABC Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, CA, “Whitney Recording Studios” in Glendale, CA, and was produced by Curtis Mayfield.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, cover art concept
  • Curtis Mayfield– guitar
  • Gary Thompson – guitar
  • Joseph “Lucky” Scott – bass guitar
  • Donnell Hagan – drums
  • Henry Gibson– congas
  • Rich Tufo – keyboards, arrangements
  • Lenard Druss – horns contractor
  • Sol Bobrov – strings contractor
  • Alfonzo Surrett – background vocals
  • Mattie Butler – background vocals
  • Ricki Linton – background vocals
  • Denese Heard and the Jones Girls– background vocals
  • Roger Anfinsen, Fred Breitberg – engineers
  • Roger Anfinsen – remix
  • Dennis King – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Curtis Mayfield, except where noted.

  1. Almighty Fire (Woman of the Future)
  2. Lady, Lady
  3. More Than Just a Joy
  4. Keep On Loving You
  5. I Needed You Baby
  6. Close to You
  7. No Matter Who You Love
  8. This You Can Believe
  9. I’m Your Speed – Aretha Franklin, Glynn Turman

 

On March 7, 2000.

On March 7, 2000, “Quarterstick Records” label released “Journey to the End of the Night”, the thirteenth Mekons studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Monti Sound & Corina Studios” in London, and “Stinkpole & Kingsize Sound Labs” in Chicago.

Personnel:

  • Sally Timms – vocals
  • Steve Goulding – drums
  • Susie Honeyman – iddle
  • Sarah Corina – vocals, bass
  • Tom Greenhalgh – vocals, guitar, autoharp, piano
  • Jon Langford – vocals, guitar, melodica, machines
  • Rico Bell – vocals, accordion, harmonica
  • Lu Edmonds – cumbus
  • Edith Frost, Kelly Hogan, Neko Case– backing vocals
  • John Rice– electric sitar
  • Mitch Marlow – rhythm guitar
  • Kenny Sluiter – mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Myth
  2. Out In The Night
  3. Last Week Of The War
  4. City Of London
  5. Tina
  6. The Flood
  7. Cast No Shadow
  8. Ordinary Night
  9. Power And Horror
  10. Neglect
  11. Something To Be Scared Of
  12. Last Night Of Earth
  13. … And Heracles Smiled

On February 22, 2000.

On February 22, 2000, “Mint/Bloodshot Records” label released “Furnace Room Lullaby”, the second Neko Case and Her Boyfriends studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Miller Block” in Vancouver, BC, “Gas Station” in Toronto, ON, “Uberstudio” in Chicago, IL, and was produced by Neko Case and Darryl Neudorf.

Personnel:

  1. Neko Case – vocals, tambourine
  2. Travis Good – acoustic guitar
  3. Henri Sangalang, Scott Betts- bass
  4. Don Kerr, Joel Trueblood- drums
  5. John Ramberg, Travis Good – electric guitar
  6. John Ramberg, Kelly Hogan – backing vocals
  7. Darryl Neudorf, Dale Morningstar, Franky Pett – recording
  8. Peter Moore – mastering
  9. Darryl Neudorf, Ryen Froggatt – mixing
  10. Randy Iwata – artwork
  11. Jannie McInnes, Erica Henderson, Bill Roberts, Nova Devonie, Jason Zumpano – photography

Track listing:

  1. Set Out Running – Neko Case
  2. Guided by Wire – Scott Betts, Neko Case, John Ramberg, Joel Trueblood
  3. Porchlight – Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Don Kerr, Ron Sexsmith
  4. Mood to Burn Bridges – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  5. No Need to Cry – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  6. Twist the Night – Ryan Adams, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Mike Daley, John Ramberg
  7. Thrice All American – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, John Ramberg, Joel Trueblood
  8. We’ve Never Met – Neko Case, Don Kerr, Ron Sexsmith
  9. Whio the Blankets – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  10. South Tacoma Way – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Btian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  11. Bought and Sold – Neko Case, John Ramberg
  12. Furnace Room Lullaby – Neko Case, Travis Good