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In May 1979.

In May 1979, “Columbia” label released “Flag”, the ninth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded January-March 1979, and was produced by Peter Asher.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor — guitar, vocals
  • Peter Asher— timbales, vocals
  • Dan Dugmore— pedal steel guitar
  • Steve Forman — percussion
  • Don Grolnick— keyboards
  • Danny Kortchmar— guitar
  • Russ Kunkel— drums, percussion
  • David Lasley— backing vocals
  • Jesse Levy — cello
  • Arif Mardin— strings
  • Arnold McCuller— backing vocals
  • Graham Nash— vocals
  • David Sanborn— saxophone
  • Ralph Schuckett— keyboards
  • Louise Schulmann — viola
  • Carly Simon— vocals
  • Leland Sklar— bass
  • David Spinozza— guitar, strings
  • Alex Taylor— backing vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel— acoustic, electric and slide guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor except where noted.

  1. Company Man Johnnie Comes Back
  2. Day Tripper – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  3. I Will Not Lie for You
  4. Brother Trucker
  5. Is That the Way You Look?
  6. S.U.R. (S.U.C.S.I.M.I.M.)
  7. Rainy Day Man – James Taylor, Zach Wiesner
  8. Millworker
  9. Up on the Roof – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  10. Chanson Française
  11. Sleep Come Free Me
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On May 20, 2016.

On May 20, 2016, “Columbia” label released “Fallen Angels”, the thirty-seventh Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded February 2015-March 2016, at “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jack Frost. The album features covers of twelve classic American songs.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – vocals
  • Charlie Sexton – guitar
  • Donnie Herron – steel guitar, viola
  • Tony Garnier – bass guitar
  • George Recile – drums
  • Stu Kimball – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Al Schmitt – mixing, engineering
  • Steve Genewick – assistant engineering
  • James Harper – horn arrangements, conducting
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Geoff Gans – album artwork

Track listing:

  1. Young at Heart – Johnny Richards, Carolyn Leigh
  2. Maybe You’ll Be There – Rube Bloom, Sammy Gallop
  3. Polka Dots and Moonbeams – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  4. All the Way – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  5. Skylark – Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer
  6. Nevertheless – Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar
  7. All or Nothing at All – Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence
  8. On a Little Street in Singapore- Peter DeRose, Billy Hill
  9. It Had to Be You – Isham Jones, Gus Kahn
  10. Melancholy Mood – Walter Schumann, Vick R. Knight, Sr.
  11. That Old Black Magic – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  12. Come Rain or Come Shine – Arlen, Johnny Mercer

In May 1975.

In May 1975, “Columbia” label released “Tale Spinnin’”, the sixth Weather Report album. It was recorded February-April 1975, at “Wally Heider Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Joe Zawinul and Wayne Shorter.

Personnel:

  • Josef Zawinul- Rhodes piano, acoustic piano, melodica, TONTO synthesizer, ARP 2600 synthesizer, organ, steel drums, oud, mzuthra, West African talking drum, xylophone, cymbals, vocals
  • Wayne Shorter- Soprano and tenor saxophones
  • Alphonso Johnson- electric bass
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler- drums, tympani, marching cymbals
  • Alyrio Lima – percussion
  • Bruce Botnick- recording engineer, mixing
  • Wayne Shorter– mixing
  • Teresa Alfieri, John Berg – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Zawinul except where noted.

  1. Man in the Green Shirt
  2. Lusitanos – Wayne Shorter
  3. Between the Thighs
  4. Badia
  5. Freezing Fire – Wayne Shorter
  6. Five Short Stories

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Columbia” label released “Head to the Sky”, the fourth Earth, Wind & Fire studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Clover Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Wissert. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Verdine White– vocals, bass, percussion
  • Philip Bailey– vocals, congas, percussion
  • Maurice White– vocals, drums, kalimba, leader
  • Jessica Cleaves – vocals
  • Johnny Graham – guitar, percussion
  • Al McKay – guitar, sitar, percussion
  • Larry Dunn– clarinet, piano, organ
  • Ralph Johnson– drums, percussion
  • Andrew Woolfolk– soprano saxophone, flute
  • Oscar Braschear – trumpet
  • Arranged by Earth, Wind and Fire
  • Robert Appère – engineer, mixing
  • Lee Lawrence – cover design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Evil – Phillip Bailey, Maurice White
  2. Keep Your Head to the Sky – Maurice White
  3. Build Your Nest – Maurice White, Verdine White
  4. The World’s a Masquerade – Skip Scarborough
  5. Clover – Larry Dunn, Maurice White
  6. Zanzibar – Edu Lobo

 

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Columbia” label released “Skies of America”, the 17th Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded in April 1972, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Paul Myers.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman— alto saxophone
  • London Symphony Orchestra— instruments
  • David Measham— conductor
  • Anthony Clark, Mike FitzHenry —engineers
  • Ed Lee — cover design
  • Michael Gross — cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. Skies of America
  2. Native Americans
  3. The Good Life
  4. Birthdays and Funerals
  5. Dreams
  6. Sounds of Sculpture
  7. Holiday for Heroes
  8. All of My Life
  9. Dancers
  10. The Soul Within Woman
  11. The Artists in America
  12. The New Anthem
  13. Place in Space
  14. Foreigner in A Free Land
  15. Silver Screen
  16. Poetry
  17. The Men Who Live in the White House
  18. Love Life
  19. The Military
  20. Jam Session
  21. Sunday in America

In May 1972.

In May 1971, “Columbia” label released “Man in Black”, the 38th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced Johnny Cash. The album’s name eventually became Cash’s nickname, given to him by the public.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar, production
  • Norman Blake– acoustic guitar
  • June Carter Cash– vocals
  • Marshall Grant– bass guitar
  • Billy Graham– vocals
  • S. Holland– drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Carl Perkins– electric guitar
  • Jerry Shook – rhythm guitar
  • Bob Wootton– electric guitar

Track listing:

  1. The Preacher Said Jesus Said – Johnny Cash
  2. The Preacher Said Jesus Said – Dick Feller
  3. You’ve Got a New Light Shining in Your Eyes – Johnny Cash
  4. If Not for Love – Glenn D. Tubb, Larry Lee
  5. Man in Black – Johnny Cash
  6. Singin’ in Vietnam Talkin’ Blues – Johnny Cash
  7. Ned Kelly – Johnny Cash
  8. Look at Me – Glen Sherley, Harlan Sanders
  9. Dear Mrs. – Johnny Cash, Andrew J. Arnette
  10. I Talk to Jesus Every Day – Tubb

On May 6, 2016.

On May 6, 2016, “Columbia” label released “Electronica 2: The Heart of Noise”, the eighteenth Jean Michel Jarre studio album. It was recorded 2011-2016, and was produced by Jean Michel Jarre.The second of a two-part album (the first being Electronica 1: The Time Machine) is collaboration with other musicians  includes Pet Shop Boys, Rone, Julia Holter, Primal Scream, Gary Numan, Hans Zimmer, Edward Snowden, Peaches, Sébastien Tellier, The Orb,  Siriusmo,  Yello,  Jeff Mills, Cyndi Lauper and Christophe.

Track listing:

  1. The Heart of Noise, Pt. 1 (with Rone) – Jean Michel Jarre, Erwan Castex
  2. The Heart of Noise, Pt. 2 – Jean Michel Jarre
  3. Brick England (with Pet Shop Boys) – Jean Michel Jarre, Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe
  4. These Creatures (with Julia Holter) – Jean Michel Jarre, Julia Holter
  5. As One (with Primal Scream) – Jean Michel Jarre, Andrew Innes, Bobby Gillespie, Robert Young
  6. Here For You (with Gary Numan) – Jean Michel Jarre, Gary Numan
  7. Electrees (with Hans Zimmer) – Jean Michel Jarre, Hans Zimmer
  8. Exit (with Edward Snowden) – Jean Michel Jarre
  9. What You Want (with Peaches) – Jean Michel Jarre, Merrill Nisker
  10. Gisele (with Sebastien Tellier) – Jean Michel Jarre, Sebastien Tellier
  11. Switch on Leon(with The Orb) – Jean Michel Jarre, Alex Paterson, Thomas Fehlmann
  12. Circus (with Siriusmo) – Jean Michel Jarre, Moritz Friedrich
  13. Why This, Why That and Why (with Yello) – Jean Michel Jarre, Dieter Meier, Boris Blank
  14. The Architect (with Jeff Mills) – Jean Michel Jarre, Jeff Mills
  15. Swipe to the Right (with Cyndi Lauper) – Jean Michel Jarre, Cyndi Lauper, Carmen Cacciatore
  16. Walking the Mile (with Christophe) – Jean Michel Jarre, Daniel Bevilacqua
  17. Falling Down – Jean Michel Jarre
  18. The Heart of Noise (The Origin) – Jean Michel Jarre