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On September 7, 1965,

On September 7, 1965, “Olga Records” label released “We and Our Cadillac”, the debut Hep Stars studio album. It was recorded February – August 1965m in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Gert Palmcrantz and Anders Ericsson.

Personnel:

  • Svenne Hedlund – lead and backing vocals
  • Janne Frisk – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Benny Andersson – piano, organ, backing vocals
  • Lennart Hegland – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Christer Petterson – lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Hans Östlund – organ
  • Lennart Fernholm – bass guitar
  • Robert Meyer – photography

Track listing:

  1. Cadillac – Vince Taylor
  2. Be My Baby – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
  3. That’s When Your Heartaches Begin – Fred Fisher, William Raskin, Billy Hill
  4. Send Me Some Lovin – John S. Marascalco, Leo Price
  5. Young and Beautiful – Aaron Schroeder, Abner Silver
  6. Rockin’ Love – Carl Mann
  7. No Response – Benny Anderson
  8. I’ll Never Quite Get Over You – Chad Stuart, Jeremy Clyde
  9. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  10. Oh! Carol – Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield
  11. Then She Kissed Me – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
  12. Bald Headed Woman – Shel Talmy

In September 1964.

In September 1964, “MGM” label released the self-titled, debut Animals (The) album. It was recorded January – July 1964, and was produced by Mickie Most.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – vocals
  • Hilton Valentine – guitar, backing vocals
  • Alan Price – organ, vibraphone, guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Chas Chandler – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • John Steel – drums
  • Val Valentin – engineer

Track listing:

  1. The House of the Rising Sun – traditional, arranged by Alan Price
  2. The Girl Can’t Help It – Bobby Troup
  3. Blue Feeling – Jimmy Henshaw
  4. Baby Let Me Take You Home – Wes Farrell, Bert Russell
  5. The Right Time – Lew Herman
  6. Talkin’ Bout You – Ray Charles
  7. Around and Around – Chuck Berry
  8. I’m in Love Again – Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino
  9. Gonna Send You Back to Walker – Johnnie Mae Matthews
  10. Memphis, Tennessee – Chuck Berry
  11. I’m Mad Again – John Lee Hooker
  12. I’ve Been Around – Fats Domino

On July 5, 1976.

On July 5, 1976, “Brother/Reprise” label released “15 Big Ones”, the 20th Beach Boys (The) studio album. It was recorded December 1969 – May 1976, at “Brother” in Santa Monica, “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, and was produced by Brian Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Brian Wilson – lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, Moog bass, ARP synthesizer, ARP String Ensemble, bass guitar, harmonica, chimes, bells
  • Carl Wilson – lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer, Jew’s harp, percussion
  • Dennis Wilson – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, vibraphone
  • Al Jardine – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Mike Love – lead and backing vocals, arranger
  • Thomas J. Tedesco – guitar
  • Ben Benay – guitar
  • Jerry Cole – guitar
  • Bruce Johnston – piano, backing vocals
  • Carl L. Fortina – accordion
  • James D. Hughart – string bass
  • Tim Drummond – bass
  • Ray Pohlman – bass
  • Lyle Ritz – bass
  • Hal Blaine – drums
  • Dennis Dragon – drums
  • Ricky Fataar – drums, percussion
  • Gene Estes – percussion
  • Julius Wechter – percussion, bells
  • Roy Wood (credited as “Roy Wood and Wizzard”) – saxophone
  • Mike Altschul – saxophone, clarinet
  • Steve Douglas – saxophone, horns, flute
  • Dennis Dreith – saxophone, clarinet
  • Jay Migliori – saxophone, horns, flute
  • Bobby Shew – trumpet
  • Daryl Dragon – clavinet, vocal arrangements
  • Charles Lloyd – flute
  • Jules Jacobs – clarinet
  • Carol Lee Miller – autoharp
  • Maureen L. West – harp

The Sid Sharp Strings

  • Murray Adler – violin
  • Arnold Belnick – violin
  • Henry Ferber – violin
  • Lou Klass – violin
  • Bernard Kundell – violin
  • William Kurasch – violin
  • James Getzoff – violin
  • Henry L. Roth – violin
  • Sidney Sharp – violin
  • Tibor Zelig – violin
  • William Kurasch – violin
  • James Getzoff – violin
  • Henry L. Roth – violin
  • Sidney Sharp – violin
  • Tibor Zelig – violin
  • Toni Tennille – backing vocals
  • Marilyn Wilson – backing vocals
  • Dean Torrence, Jim Evans – album cover, art direction, logo

Track listing:

  1. Rock and Roll Music – Chuck Berry
  2. It’s Ok – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  3. Hard to Phone Ya – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Diane Rovell
  4. Chapel of Love – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
  5. Everyone’s in Love with You – Mike Love
  6. Talk to Me – Joe Seneca – includes an interpolation of the track “Tallahassee Lassie” originally performed by Freddy Cannon
  7. That Same Song – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  8. T M Song – Brian Wilson
  9. Palisades Park – Chuck Berry
  10. Susie Cincinnati – Al Jardine
  11. A Casual Look – Ed Wells
  12. Blueberry Hill – Al Lewis, Larry Stock, Vincent Rose
  13. Back Home – Brain Wilson, Bob Norberg
  14. In the Still of the Night – Fred Parris
  15. Just Once in My Life – Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Phil Spector

In November 1987.

In November 1987, “Warner Bros” label released “Get Rhythm”, the eleventh Ry Cooder album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Van Dyke Parks – keyboards
  • Flaco Jiménez – accordion
  • Steve Douglas – saxophone
  • Jorge Calderón – bass guitar
  • Buell Neidlinger – acoustic bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Miguel Cruz – percussion
  • Bobby King, Terry Evans, Arnold McCuller, Willie Greene, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Larry Blackmon – backing vocals
  • Harry Dean Stanton – backing vocals
  • Ed Cherney – recording
  • Steven M. Martin – art direction
  • Kalan Brunink – black velvet painting

Track listing:

  1. Get Rhythm – Johnny Cash
  2. Low Commotion – Ry Cooder, Jim Keltner
  3. Going Back to Okinawa – Ry Cooder
  4. Thirteen Question Method – Chuck Berry
  5. Women Will Rule the World – Raymond Quevedo
  6. All Shook Up – Elvis Presley, Otis Blackwell
  7. I Can Tell by the Way You Smell – Walter Davis
  8. Across the Borderline – Ry Cooder, Jim Dickinson, John Hiatt
  9. Let’s Have a Ball – Allen Bunn

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “Rounder” label released “Move It on Over”, the second George Thorogood and the Destroyers studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Dimension Sound Studios, Boston, MA, and was produced by George Thorogood, Ken Irwin and John Nagy.

Personnel:

  • George Thorogood – vocals, guitar
  • Uncle Meat Pennington – tambourine, maracas
  • Billy Blough – bass
  • Jeff Simon – vocals, drums
  • John Nagy – engineer
  • Susan Marsh – design
  • David Gahr – front cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Move It On Over – Hank Williams
  2. Who Do You Love? – Bo Diddley
  3. The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James
  4. Cocaine Blues – T.J. Arnall
  5. It Wasn’t Me – Chuck Berry
  6. That Same Thing – Willie Dixon
  7. So Much Trouble – Brownie McGhee
  8. I’m Just Your Good Thing – James Moore
  9. Baby Please Set a Date – Homesick James Williamson
  10. New Hawaiian Boogie – Elmore James

In October 1970.

In November 1970, “Chess” label released “Back Home”, the fourteenth Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “Ter Mar Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Chuck Berry.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Baldori – harmonica, piano
  • Lafayette Leake – piano
  • Phil Upchurch – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Chisholm – engineer
  • Peter Amft – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Tulane
  2. Have Mercy Judge
  3. Instrumental
  4. Christmas
  5. Gun
  6. I’m a Rocker
  7. Flyin’ Home
  8. Fish and Chips
  9. Some People

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Decca” label released “A Step Further”, the fourth Savoy Brown album. It was recorded in 1969 (track Savoy Brown Boogie was recorded live at “The Cooks Ferry Inn” in Edmonton, London, and was produced by Mike Vernon.

Personnel:

  • Chris Youlden – vocals
  • Kim Simmonds – guitar
  • Lonesome Dave – guitar
  • Bob Hall – piano
  • Tony Stevens – bass
  • Roger Earl – drums
  • Terry Noonan – arrangements
  • Mike Vernon – liner notes
  • Dave Grinsted – engineer
  • Colin Freeman, John Punter, Mike Mailes – assistant engineers
  • Terence Ibbott – photography

Track listing:

  1. Made Up My Mind – Chris Youlden
  2. Waiting in the Bamboo Grove – Kim Simmonds
  3. Life’s One Act Play – Chris Youlden
  4. I’m Tired – Chris Youlden
  5. Where Am I – Chris Youlden
  6. Savoy Brown Boogie – Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden

including:

  • Feel So Good – Chuck Willis
  • Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On – Sunny David, Dave Williams
  • Little Queenie – Chuck Berry
  • Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix
  • Hernando’s Hideaway – Richard Adler, Jerry Ross

On August 21, 2021.

On August 21, 2021, Don Everly died aged 84. He was musician (guitar), singer and songwriter, member of the Everly Brothers (with his brother Phil). Regarded as pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll, they began recording music in 1956, and had the first hit “Bye Bye Love” in 1957. In the period from 1958 to 1960, Everly Brothers had number of hits including “Wake Up Little Susie”, “All I Have to Do Is Dream”, and “Problems”. In the 1960s their vocal harmonies influenced many musicians and bands including the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel. In 1986, Everly Brothers were the first group to be inaugurated in the “Rock & Roll Hall of Fame” (together with Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Buddy Holly and Jerry Lee Lewis).

On July 14, 1962.

On July 14, 1962, “Liberty” label released “Bobby Vee Meets The Crickets”, album by Bobby Vee and the Crickets. It was Vee’s 6th album, and the fourth Crickets (The) album. It was recorded in 1962 at “United Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Snuff Garrett.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Vee – vocals, guitar
  • Jerry Allison – drums, backing vocals
  • Tommy Allsup – guitar
  • Howard Roberts – piano
  • Ernie Freeman – piano, arranger, conductor
  • Gene Garf – piano
  • Red Callendar -bass
  • Earl Palmer – drums
  • Jim Economides – engineer
  • Eddie Brackett – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Peggy Sue – J.I.Allison, Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  2. Bo Diddley – Elias McDaniels
  3. Someday (When I’m Gone from You) – Tom Lesslie
  4. Well…All Right – J.I. Allison, Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, Joe B. Mauldin
  5. I Gotta Know – M. Williams, P. Evans
  6. Lookin’ For Love – Roy Orbison, Joe Melson
  7. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  8. When You’re in Love – J.I. Alison, Sonny Curtis
  9. Lucille – Richard Penniman, Albert Collins
  10. The Girl of My Best Friend – Sam Bobrick, Beverly Ross
  11. Little Queenie – Chuck Berry
  12. The Girl Can’t Help It – Bobby Troup

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