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On August 13, 1962.

On August 13, 1962, “Columbia” label released “The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin”, the third  Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April 27; May 4–5; May 11, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Robert Mersey.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Robert Mersey- personal supervisor, arrangements, conductor
  • Don Hunstein – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry, Baby – Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger
  2. Try a Little Tenderness – James Campbell and Reginald Connelly, Harry M. Woods
  3. I Apologize – Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Ed Nelson
  4. Without the One You Love – Aretha Franklin
  5. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, B.G. DeSylva
  6. I’m Sitting on Top of the World – Ray Henderson, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  7. Just for a Thrill – Lil Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye
  8. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.
  9. I’m Wandering – Berry Gordy, Jr., Tyran Carlo
  10. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin
  11. I Don’t Know You Anymore – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
  12. Lover Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II

 

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On July 24, 2006.

On July 24, 2006, “Columbia” label released “The Great Western”, the debut James Dean Bradfield album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Dave Eringa, Guy Massey, Alex Silva and Greg Haver.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, bass guitar, drums
  • Alex Silva – bass guitar
  • Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  • Nick Dewey – drums
  • Dafydd Ieuan– drums
  • Alistair Hamer (Sweet Billy Pilgrim) – drums
  • Greg Haver – drums, keyboards
  • Dave Eringa– keyboards
  • Padlock McKiernan – tin whistle, kazoo

Track listing:

All tracks by James Dean Bradfield, except where noted.

  1. That’s No Way to Tell a Lie
  2. An English Gentleman
  3. Bad Boys and Painkillers – Nicky Wire
  4. On Saturday Morning We Will Rule the World
  5. Run Romeo Run
  6. Still a Long Way to Go – James Dean Bradfield, John Niven
  7. Émigré – James Dean Bradfield, John Niven
  8. To See a Friend in Tears – Jacques Brel
  9. Say Hello to the Pope
  10. The Wrong Beginning
  11. Which Way to Kyffin

On July 19, 1994.

On July 19, 1994, “Columbia” label released “For the Love of Strange Medicine” the second Steve Perry studio album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by James “Jimbo” Barton, Steve Perry and Tim Miner.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- vocals
  • Lincoln Brewster- guitars, background vocals
  • Paul Taylor- keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Landau- guitars
  • Moyes Lucas – drums, background vocals
  • Larry Kimpel – bass
  • Mike Porcaro– bass
  • Phil Brown– bass, production assistant
  • Jeremy Lubbock, James Barton, Phil Brown – string arrangement
  • Tim Miner – piano, keyboards, background vocals, bass, piano
  • Larry Dalton – string arrangement, conductor
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra- strings
  • Alexander Brown, Carmen Carter, Jean McClain – backing vocals
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – recording engineer
  • Tim Kimsey – recording engineer
  • Devin Foutz, Manny Marroquin, Kyle Ross, Ulrich Wild, Rail Jon Rogut and Bill Cooper, Christopher C. Murphy – second recording engineer
  • Craig Burbidge – mixing
  • Niko Bolas – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Brian Lee – digital editing

Track listing:

  1. You Better Wait – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas, John Pierce, George Hawkins
  2. Young Hearts Forever – Steve Perry, Clif Magness
  3. I Am – Steve Perry, Paul Taylor, Lincoln Brewster
  4. Stand Up (Before It’s Too Late) – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas, Larry Kimpel
  5. For the Love of Strange Medicine – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  6. Donna Please – Steve Perry, Paul Taylor, Stephen Bishop
  7. Listen to Your Heart – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  8. Tuesday Heartache – Steve Perry, Clif Magness, Paul Taylor, Lincoln Brewster, Moyes Lucas
  9. Missing You – Steve Perry, Tim Miner
  10. Somewhere There’s Hope – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  11. Anyway – Steve Perry

On July 18, 1960.

On July 18, 1960, “Columbia” label released “Sketches of Spain”, the 34th Miles Davis album. It was recorded November 15 and 20, 1959 and March 10, 1960, at “Columbia 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero and Irving Townsend. Miles Davis and Gil Evans won the 1961 “Grammy Award for Best Original Jazz Composition”. In 2003, the album was ranked at number 358 on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Gil Evans– arranger, conductor
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Danny Bank– bass clarinet
  • Bill Barber– tuba
  • John Barrows– French horn
  • Albert Block– flute
  • James Buffington– French horn
  • Eddie Caine– flute
  • Earl Chapin– French horn
  • Jimmy Cobb– drums
  • Johnny Coles– trumpet
  • Harold Feldman– clarinet, flute, oboe
  • Bernie Glow– trumpet
  • Dick Hixon– trombone
  • Elvin Jones– percussion
  • Taft Jordan– trumpet
  • Jack Knitzer– bassoon
  • Jose Mangual– percussion
  • Jimmy McAllister– tuba
  • Tony Miranda– French horn
  • Louis Mucci– trumpet
  • Romeo Penque– oboe
  • Janet Putnam– harp
  • Frank Rehak– trombone
  • Ernie Royal– trumpet
  • Joe Singer– French horn

Track listing:

  1. Concierto de Aranjuez(Adagio) – Joaquín Rodrigo
  2. Will o’ the Wisp – Manuel de Falla
  3. The Pan Piper (Alborada de Vigo) – traditional
  4. Saeta – Gil Evans
  5. Solea – Gil Evans

On July 3, 1968.

On July 3, 1968, “Columbia” label released “Present Tense”, the debut Sagittarius  album. It was recorded 1967 – 1968, and was produced by Gary Usher and Curt Boettcher.

Personnel:

  • Glen Campbell – guitar
  • Bruce Johnston – vocals
  • Terry Melcher – vocals
  • Gary Usher – vocals, arranger
  • Curt Boettcher – vocals, arranger
  • Keith Olsen – arranger
  • Roy Halee – engineer
  • Tom May – engineer
  • Bob Irwin – mixing, mastering
  • Tom Wilkes – cover art, design
  • Andy Morten – artwork, design
  • Janet Atkins – design
  • Joe Foster – linear notes
  • Dawn Eden – linear notes, photography
  • Clark Besch – photography
  • Steve Besch – photography
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Another Time – Curt Boettcher
  2. Song to the Magic Frog (Will You Ever Know) – Curt Boettcher, O’Malley
  3. You Know I’ve Found a Way – Curt Boettcher, Mallory
  4. The Keeper of the Games – Curt Boettcher
  5. Glass – Marks, Sheldon
  6. Would You like to Go – Alexander, Curt Boettcher
  7. My World Fell Down – Carter/Stephens
  8. Hotel Indiscreet – Gordon, Griffin
  9. I’m Not Living Here – Curt Boettcher
  10. Musty Dusty – Curt Boettcher
  11. The Truth Is Not Real – Gary Usher

 

On June 15, 1980.

On June 15, 1980, “Columbia” label released “Old Crest on a New Wave”, the ninth Dave Mason studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Hollywood Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Dave Mason and Joe Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Dave Mason – lead vocals, guitar
  • Michael Jackson – vocals
  • Jim Krueger – guitar
  • Bob Glaub- bass
  • Mark Stein – organ, synthesizer
  • Mike Finnigan- organ, piano
  • Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Ray Revis – percussion

Track listing:

  1. Paralyzed
  2. You’re a Friend of Mine
  3. I’m Missing You
  4. Talk To Me
  5. Gotta Be on My Way
  6. Save Me
  7. Life is a Ladder
  8. Tryin’ to Get Back to You
  9. Get it Right
  10. Old Crest on a New Wave

On June 13, 1966.

On June 13, 1966, “Columbia” label released “Soul Sister”, the eighth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Bob Johnston and Clyde Otis.

Track listing:

  1. Until You Were Gone – Joy Byers
  2. You Made Me Love You – James V. Monaco, Joseph McCarthy
  3. Follow Your Heart – Van McCoy, Belford Hendricks
  4. Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  5. Sweet Bitter Love – Van McCoy
  6. A Mother’s Love – Cliff Owens
  7. Swanee – Irving Caesar, George Gershwin
  8. (No, No) I’m Losing You – Joy Byers
  9. Take a Look – Clyde Otis
  10. Can’t You Just See Me – Belford Hendricks
  11. Cry Like a Baby – Jo Armstead, Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson