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On November 12, 2002.

On November 12, 2002, “Artemis” label released “Loose Screw”, the eighth  Pretenders studio album. It was recorded June 2001 – April 2002, and was produced by Jonathan Quarmby and Kevin Bacon.

Personnel:

  • Chrissie Hynde– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Adam Seymour– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Andy Hobson – bass
  • Martin Chambers– drums
  • Kevin Bacon– bass
  • Jonathan Quarmby– keyboards
  • Colin Elliot, Mark “Wiff” Smith– percussion
  • Priscilla Jones, Tom Kelly, Mark Sheridan – backing vocals
  • The Duke Quartet – strings, brass
  • Kick Horns – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Seymour and Chrissie Hynde, except where noted.

  1. Lie to Me
  2. Time
  3. You Know Who Your Friends Are
  4. Complex Person
  5. Fools Must Die
  6. Kinda Nice, I Like It
  7. Nothing Breaks Like a Heart – Chrissie Hynde, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
  8. I Should Of
  9. Clean Up Woman
  10. The Losing
  11. Saving Grace – Chrissie Hynde, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
  12. Walk like a Panther – Richard Barratt, Jason Buckle, Jarvis Cocker, Dean Honer

 

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On June 7, 2005.

On June 7, 2005, “Koch” label released “Choose Love”, the fourteenth Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, and was produced by Ringo Starr and Mark Hudson.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– drums, percussion, vocals, intro/outro demo tape on “Oh My Lord”, organ, loop, additional photos
  • Mark Hudson– bass, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals,  keyboards, sax arrangement, harmonica
  • Gary Burr– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals, bass, slide guitar
  • Mark Mirando – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Dan Higgins– horns, saxes, woodwinds
  • Gary Grant– horns
  • Jim Cox – horn arrangement, piano, sax arrangement, woodwind arrangement
  • Robert Randolph– lead guitar
  • Steve Dudas – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Billy Preston– piano, B3 organ, backing vocals
  • The Rose Stone Choir – backing vocals
  • Rose Stone – choirarrangement
  • Ringo Starr, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr – uboo drum band
  • John Amato– saxes
  • Chrissie Hynde– lead vocals
  • Barbara Starkey– devil voice
  • Dean Grakal – background vocals
  • Bruce Sugar – recording
  • Kevin Churko, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas – additional recording
  • Dave Way– mixing
  • Lior Goldenberg, Ghian Wright, Andy Brohard – assistant engineers
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Tyrone Drake – art direction, design
  • Barbara Starkey – cover photo
  • Barbara Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Edward AJAJ, Teness Herman – additional photos

Track listing:

  1. Fading In Fading Out – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  2. Give Me Back the Beat – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal
  3. Oh My Lord – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal
  4. Hard to Be True – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  5. Some People – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal
  6. Wrong All the Time – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  7. Don’t Hang Up – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  8. Choose Love – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  9. Me and You – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas
  10. Satisfied – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Nicholson
  11. The Turnaround – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal
  12. Free Drinks – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal

 

On October 21, 2016.

On October 21, 2016, “BMG Rights Management” released “Alone”, the tenth Pretenders studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Easy Eye Sound” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Dan Auerbach.

Personnel:

  • Chrissie Hynde- vocals
  • Dan Auerbach- guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Duane Eddy, Kenny Vaughan- guitar
  • Russ Pahl – pedal steel
  • Dave Roe – upright bass
  • Leon Michels – keyboards
  • Richard Swift- drums, guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tchad Blake– mixing
  • Collin Dupuis – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Chrissie Hynde, except where noted.

  1. Alone – Chrissie Hynde, Dan Auerbach, Richard Swift
  2. Roadie Man
  3. Gotta Wait
  4. Never Be Together – Chrissie Hynde, Björn Yttling, Fyfe Dangerfield
  5. Let’s Get Lost – Chrissie Hynde, Dave McCracken
  6. Chord Lord
  7. Blue Eyed Sky
  8. The Man You Are
  9. One More Day
  10. I Hate Myself
  11. Death Is Not Enough
  12. Holy Commotion

On February 16, 2009.

years-of-refusal

On February 16, 2009, “Decca” label released “Years of Refusal”, the ninth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded 2007 – May 2008, and was produced by Jerry Finn. It was the last album completed by producer Jerry Finn before his death.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey– vocals
  • Boz Boorer– guitar
  • Jesse Tobias– guitar
  • Solomon Walker– bass guitar
  • Matt Walker– drums
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr.– keyboards
  • Mark Isham– trumpet
  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Michael Farrell– keyboards, accordion, cowbell
  • Kristopher Pooley– backing vocals
  • Kristeen Young– additional vocals
  • Chrissie Hynde– backing vocals
  • Seth Waldmann – engineering
  • Jake Walters – front cover photography
  • Travis Shinn – sleeve photography

Track listing:

  1. Something is Squeezing My Skull – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  2. Mama Lay Softly on the Riverbead – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  3. Black Cloud – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  4. I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  5. All You Need Is Me – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  6. When Last I Spoke to Carol – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  7. That’s How People Grow Up – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  8. One Day Goodbye Will Be Farewell – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  9. It’s Not Your Birthday Anymore – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  10. You Were Good in Your Time – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  11. Sorry Doesn’t Help – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias

 

In January 1984.

learning_to_crawl

In January 1984, “Sire” label released “Learning to Crawl”, the third Pretenders album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. The album was released after a hiatus, during which time James Honeyman-Scott and Pete Farndon died of drug overdoses.

Personnel:

  • Chrissie Hynde– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Robbie McIntosh– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Malcolm Foster– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Martin Chambers– drums, backing and lead vocals, percussion
  • Billy Bremner– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Tony Butler– bass guitar
  • Andrew Bodnar– bass guitar, vocals
  • Paul Carrack– piano and vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Chrissie Hynde, except where noted.

  1. Middle of the Road
  2. Back on the Chain Gang
  3. Time the Avenger
  4. Watching the Clothes
  5. Show Me
  6. Thumbelina
  7. My City Was Gone
  8. Thin Line Between Love and Hate – Richard Poindexter, Robert Poindexter, Jackie Members
  9. I Hurt You
  10. 2000 Miles

 

On February 7, 1989.

Elvis_Costello_Spike

On February 7, 1989, “Warner Bros.” released “Spike”, the 12th Elvis Costello studio album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, and was produced by Elvis Costello, Kevin Killen and T-Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Costello– vocals, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, piano, bells, acoustic bass guitar, organ, melodica
  • T-Bone Burnett– acoustic guitar, bass, national steel guitar
  • Cait O’Riordan– maracas, bells
  • Derek Bell– Irish harp, hammered dulcimer
  • Frankie Gavin – fiddle
  • Dónal Lunny– acoustic guitar, bouzouki, electric bouzouki
  • Davy Spillane– pipe, uilleann pipes, Low whistle
  • Steve Wickham– fiddle
  • Christy Moore– bodhran
  • Pete Thomas– drums
  • Lionel Batiste– bass drum
  • Gregory Davis– trumpet
  • Willie Green – drums
  • Kevin Harris– tenor saxophone
  • Charles Joseph– trombone
  • Kirk Joseph– sousaphone
  • Roger Lewis– baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Jenell Marshall– snare drum
  • Allen Toussaint– grand piano
  • Efrem Towns– trumpet
  • Michael Blair – glockenspiel, marimba, tambourine, xylophone, bells, timpani, vibraphone, Chinese drums, Oldsmobilehubcap, Parade drum, anvil, whiplash, crash-box, temple bells, snare drum, “magic table”, metal pipe, “Martian dog bark”
  • Ralph Forbes – electric drums, drum programming
  • Mitchell Froom– organ, harmonium, electric piano, chamberlin,Indian harmonium
  • Roger McGuinn– twelve-string guitar, Rickenbacker bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner– tom-toms, snare drum, Chinese cymbal
  • Jerry Marotta– drums
  • Buell Neidlinger– cello, double bass
  • Marc Ribot– banjo, electric guitar, Spanish guitar, sounds
  • Jerry Scheff– electric bass, double bass, fuzz bass
  • Benmont Tench– piano, clavinet, spinet, Vox Continental
  • Tom “T-Bone” Wolk– accordion, bass
  • Chrissie Hynde– harmony vocals
  • Nick Lowe– bass
  • Paul McCartney– Hofner bass guitar, Rickenbacker bass guitar
  • Pete Thomas – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Elvis Costello, except where noted.

  1. …This Town…
  2. Let Him Dangle
  3. Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
  4. Veronica – Elvis Costello and Paul McCartney
  5. God’s Comic
  6. Chewing Gum
  7. Tramp the Dirt Down
  8. Stalin Malone
  9. Satellite
  10. Pads, Paws and Claws – Elvis Costello and Paul McCartney
  11. Baby Plays Around – Elvis Costello and Cait O’Riordan
  12. Miss Macbeth
  13. Any King’s Shilling
  14. Coal-Train Robberies
  15. Last Boat Leaving

On January 19, 1980.

Pretenders first album

On January 19, 1980, “Real Records” label released the debut self titled Pretenders album.  It was recorded in 1979 at “Wessex Studios” and “Air Studios” and was produced by Chris Thomas, except “Stop Your Sobbing” produced by Nick Lowe. In 1982 the album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”. In 1989 magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked the album at number 20 on its list at “Best Albums of the 1980s” and in 2003 at number 155 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”. In 2012, magazine “Slant” ranked the album at number 64 on its list of “Best Albums of the 1980s”.

Personnel:

  • Martin Chambers– drums, backing vocals
  • Pete Farndon– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • James Honeyman-Scott– lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chrissie Hynde– rhythm guitar, lead vocals
  • Geoff Bryant– horn
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Chris Mercer –saxophone
  • Chris Thomas– keyboards, sound effects
  • Jim Wilson – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Chrissie Hynde, except where noted.

  1. Precious
  2. The Phone Call
  3. Up the Neck
  4. Tattooed Love Boys
  5. Space Invader – Pete Farndon and James Honeyman-Scott
  6. The Wait – Chrissie Hynde and Pete Farndon
  7. Stop Your Sobbing – Ray Davies
  8. Kid
  9. Private Life
  10. Brass in Pocket – James Honeyman-Scott and Chrissie Hynde
  11. Lovers of Today
  12. Mystery Achievement