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Johnny Cash: Hello, I’m Johnny Cash

On January 26, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”, the 33rd Johnny Cash album. It was recorded February – September 1969, and was produced by Bob Johnston. In 1971, album track “If I Were a Carpenter”, duet with his wife, June Carter Cash, won a “Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal”.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • June Carter Cash – vocal
  • Carl Perkins, Bob Wootton, Jerry Shook, Fred Carter, Jr. – guitar
  • Norman Blake – dobro, guitar
  • Bill Pursell – piano
  • Marshall Grant – bass guitar
  • W.S. Holland – drums
  • George Tidwell, Bob Phillips, William Pippin – trumpet
  • The Carter Family – backing vocals
  • Charlie Bragg – engineer
  • Joel Baldwin – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Southwind – Johnny Cash
  2. Devil to Pay – Merle Travis, Leon Rusk
  3. Cause I Love You – Johnny Cash
  4. See Ruby Fall – Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison
  5. Route No. 1, Box 144 – Johnny Cash
  6. Sing a Travelling Song – Ken Jones
  7. If I Were a Carpenter – Tim Hardin
  8. To Beat the Devil – Kris Kristofferson
  9. Blistered – Billy Ed Wheeler
  10. Wrinkled Crinkled Wadded Dollar Bill – Vincent Matthews
  11. I’ve Got a Thing About Trains – Jack Clement
  12. Jesus Was a Carpenter – Chris Wren

The Chambers Brothers: The Time Has Come

In November 1967, “Columbia” label released “The Time Has Come”, the debut Chambers Brothers (The) album. It was recorded in August 1967, and was produced by David Rubinson.

Personnel:

  • Lester Chambers – lead vocal
  • Willie Chambers – vocal, guitars
  • Joseph Chambers – vocal, guitar
  • George Chambers – vocal, bass
  • Brian Keenan – drums
  • Gary Sherman – arranger
  • Jim Marshall – photography

Track listing:

  1. All Strung Out Over You – Rudy Clark
  2. People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield
  3. I Can’t Stand It – Lester Chambers
  4. Romeo and Juliet – Lester Chambers
  5. In the Midnight Hour – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  6. So Tired – Andre Goodwin, Lester Chambers, Willie Chambers, Joseph Chambers, George Chambers, Brian Keenan
  7. Uptown – Betty Mabry
  8. Please Don’t Leave Me – Lester Chambers, Willie Chambers, Joseph Chambers, George Chambers, Brian Keenan
  9. What the World Needs Now Is Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  10. Time Has Come Today – Joseph Chambers, Willie Chambers

Blue Öyster Cult: The Revolution by Night

On November 8, 1983, “Columbia” label released “The Revölution by Night”, the ninth Blue Öyster Cult studio album. It was recorded in May 1983, at “Boogie Hotel Studios” in Port Jefferson, “Kingdom Sound Studios” in Long Island, New York, “The Automatt” in San Francisco, and was produced by Bruce Fairbairn.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom – vocals, guitar
  • Donald ‘Buck Dharma’ Roeser – lead guitar, keyboards, vocals, mixing
  • Allen Lanier – piano, keyboards
  • Joe Bouchard – vocals, bass, acoustic and electric guitars, vocoder
  • Rick Downey – drums
  • Aldo Nova – guitar, synthesizers
  • Larry Fast – synthesizers, programming
  • Randy Jackson – bass
  • Marc Baum – saxophone
  • Gregg Winter – backing vocals
  • Dave Wittman – engineer
  • George Geranios, Ken Kessie – additional engineering
  • Chris Isca, Ron Coté, Ray Pyle – engineer assistant
  • Bruce Fairbairn – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Take Me Away – Eric Bloom, Aldo Nova
  2. Eyes on Fire – Gregg Winter
  3. Shooting Shark – Donald Roeser, Patti Smith
  4. Veins – Donald Roeser, Richard Meltzer
  5. Shadow of California – Joe Bouchard, Sandy Perelman, Neal Smith
  6. Feel the Thunder – Eric Bloom
  7. Let Go – Eric Bloom, Donald Roeser, Ian Hunter
  8. Dragon Lady – Donald Roeser, Broadway Blotto
  9. Light Years of Love – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels

Trey Anastasio: Shine

On November 1, 2005, “Columbia” label released “Shine”, the fourth Trey Anastasio studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Brendan O’Brien – keyboards, bass, drums, backing vocals
  • Karl Egsieker – keyboards
  • Ray Paczkowski – keyboards
  • Peter Chwazik – bass
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Cyro Baptista – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, except where noted.

  1. Shine – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  2. Tuesday
  3. Invisible – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  4. Come as Melody
  5. Air Said to Me
  6. Wherever You Find It – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  7. Sweet Dreams Melinda – Trey Anastasio, Lawton, Markellis
  8. Love Is Freedom
  9. Sleep Again – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  10. Spin – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  11. Black
  12. Love That Breaks All Lines

Bruce Springsteen: Letter to You

On October 23, 2020, “Columbia” label released “Letter to You”, the twentieth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded in November 2019, at “Thrill Hill Recording” in Colts Neck, New Jersey, and was produced by Ron Aniello and Bruce Springsteen.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Nils Lofgren – vocals, guitar
  • Steven Van Zandt – vocals, guitar
  • Roy Bittan – vocals, piano
  • Charles Giordano – vocals, organ
  • Jake Clemons – saxophone
  • Patti Scialfa – vocals
  • Garry Tallent – vocals, bass guitar
  • Max Weinberg – vocals, drums, vocals
  • Rob Lebret, Ross Petersen, Ron Aniello – engineer
  • Toby Scott – additional engineering
  • Brandon Duncan – engineer assistant, digital editing
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Rob Lebret – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Kevin Buell – guitars and technical services
  • Shari Sutcliffe – music contractor
  • Michelle Holme – art direction
  • Michelle Holme, Meghan Foley – design
  • Dave Bett – hand lettering
  • Danny Clinch – photography
  • Rob DeMartin, Tyler Chappel – recording photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen.

  1. One Minute You’re Here
  2. Letter to You
  3. Burnin’ Train
  4. Janey Needs a Shooter
  5. Last Man Standing
  6. The Power of Praying
  7. House of a Thousand Guitars
  8. Rainmaker
  9. If I Was the Priest
  10. Ghosts
  11. Song for Orphans
  12. I’ll See You in My Dreams

Big Brother and the Holding Company: Be a Brother

In October 1970, “Columbia” label released “Be a Brother”, the third Big Brother and the Holding Company album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Nick Gravenites.

Personnel:

  • Nick Gravenites – lead and backing vocals
  • Sam Andrew – guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • David Schallock – guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Albin – guitar
  • James Gurley – bass, guitar
  • David Getz – drums, piano
  • Kathi McDonald – vocals
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Mike Finnigan – keyboard
  • Tower of Power – horn section
  • Ira Kamin
  • Mark Naftalin
  • David Brown, Jerry Hochman, Sy Mitchell – engineer
  • John Van Hamersveld – design concept
  • Bob Seidemann – design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Keep On – Sam Andrew , Peter Albin, David Getz, James Gurley, David Schallock
  2. Joseph’s Coat – Nick Gravenites, John Cipollina
  3. Home on the Strange – Peter Albin, Sam Andrew
  4. Someday – Sam Andrew
  5. Heartache People – Nick Gravenites
  6. Sunshine Baby – Sam Andrew, Peter Albin, David Getz, James Gurley, David Shallock
  7. Mr. Natural – Sam Andrew
  8. Funkie Jim – Sam Andrew, Peter Albin, David Getz, James Gurley, David Shallock, Nick Gravenites
  9. I’ll Change Your Flat Tire, Merle – Nick Gravenites
  10. Be a Brother – Nick Gravenites

Johnny Cash: Happiness Is You

On October 10, 1966, “Columbia” label released “Happiness Is You”, the 24th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded June 1962 – December 1965, and was produced by Don Law and Frank Jones.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins – guitar
  • Norman Blake – guitar, dobro
  • Bob Johnson – guitar, flute
  • Bill Pursell – piano
  • Maybelle Carter – autoharp
  • Marshall Grant – bass
  • W.S. Holland – drums
  • The Carter Family, The Statler Brothers – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Happiness Is You – Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash
  2. Guess Things Happen That Way – Jake Clement
  3. Ancient History – Wayne P. Walker, Irene Stanton
  4. You Comb Her Hair – Harlan Howard, Hank Cochran
  5. She Came from the Mountain – Peter La Farge
  6. For Lovin’ Me – Gordon Lightfoot
  7. No One Will Ever Know – Fred Rose, Mel Force
  8. Is This My Destiny – Helen Carter
  9. A Wound Time Can’t Erase – Bill D. Johnson
  10. Happy to Be with You – Merle Kilgore, June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash
  11.  Wabash Cannonball – A.P. Carter

VA: The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams

On October 4, 2011, “Egyptian Records”, “Columbia”, “Country Music Foundation Records” and “Third Man Records” labels, released “The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams”, album by various artists. It was recorded at “Emerald Sound Studios”, “Minutia Studios”, “The Village Studios”, “Levon Helm Studio”, “Akademie Mathematique of Philosophical Sound Research”, “Blackbird Studio” and “Odditorium Studio”.

Personnel:

  • Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Coco Shinomiya – art direction, design
  • Jim Sherraden (Hatch Show Print) – art direction, design
  • Alan Messer, Autumn De Wilde, David Gahr, Dino Perrucci, James Minchin III, Jim McGuire, Jo McCaughey, Mark Seliger, Pam Springesteen, Russ Harrington, Tony Baker – photography
  • Michael McCall – liner notes
  • Mary Martin – producer
  • Jeff Rosen – executive producer
  • Debbie Sweenie – production coordinator

Track listing:

All lyrics by Hank Williams, Sr., all music as noted.

  1. Alan Jackson – You’ve Been Lonesome, too – music by Alan Jackson

Bruce Watkins – acoustic guitar

Paul Franklin – steel guitar

Brent Mason – electric guitar

Duncan – fiddle

Gary Paczosa – recording, mixing

Brendon Bell, Greg Lawrence – recording assistant, mixing assistant

Matt Rovey – additional engineering

Hank Williams – mastering

Keith Stegall – producer

Jason Campbell – production coordinator

2. Bob Dylan – The Love That Faded – music by Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan – vocal, guitar

Denny Freeman – guitar

Stu Kimball – guitar

Donnie Herron – steel guitar, violin

Tony Garnier – bass

George Receli – drums

Chris Shaw – engineer

Greg Calbi – mastering

Jack Frost – producer

3. Norah Jones – How Many Times Have You Broken My Heart? – music by Norah Jones

Dave Rawlings – vocals, guitar

Gilliam Welch – vocals, guitar

Paul Kennerley – engineer

Tom Schick – mixing

4. Jack White – You Know That I Know – music by Jack White

Jack White – vocals, electric guitar, mixing, producer

Donnie Herron – steel guitar

Dean Fertita – acoustic bass

Dominic John Suchyta – upright bass

Carla Azar – drums

Joe Chiccarelli – engineer, mixing

Lowell Reynolds – engineer assistant

5. Lucinda Williams – I’m So Happy That I Found You – music by Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams – vocals, guitar, producer

Eric Liljestrand – recording, mixing

Ghian Wright – second engineer

Jolie Levine – project coordinator

6. Vince Gill and Rodney Crowell – I Hope You Shed a Million Tears – music by Vince Gill and Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell – vocals, guitar

Vince Gill – vocals, guitar

Don Helms – pedal steel guitar

Dennis Crouch – bass

Kenny Sears – fiddle

7. Patty Loveless – You’re Through Following Me – music by Emory Gordy Jr. and Patty Loveless

Buddy Minnix – acoustic guitar

Leigh Cochran – electric guitar

Butch Lee – lap steel guitar

Deanie Richardson – fiddle

Emory Gordy Jr. – bass, producer

Kerlan Spur – drums

Elerry Durgin – recording, mixing

Lauren Koch – contractor

8. Levon Helm – You’ll Never Be Mine Again – music by Levon Helm and Larry Campbell

Levon Helm – lead vocal, drums

Larry Campbell – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, producer

Mike Merritt – bass

Amy Helm, Teresa Williams – backing vocals

Justin Guip – recording, mixing

9. Holly Williams – Blue Is My Heart – music by Holly Williams

Holly Williams – acoustic guitar

Vince Gill – acoustic guitar

Tom Bucovac – steel guitar

Chris McHugh – percussion

Justin Niebank – recording, engineer, mixing

10, Jakob Dylan – Oh Mama, Come Home – music by Jakob Dylan

Jakob Dylan – vocal, guitar

Jason Lader – recording, mixing

11. Sheryl Crow – Angel Mine – music by Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow – vocals

Bill Bottrell – guitar, mixing, producer

Roger Fritz – guitar

Gene Parsons – pedal steel guitar

Steven Bates – mandolin

David Hayes – bass

James Preston – drums

Dave Sinclair – trumpet

Calvin Turnbull – engineer

Steve Marcantonio – additional engineering

Mimi Parker – Pro Tools engineer

12. Merle Haggard – The Sermon on the Mount – music by Merle Haggard

Red Lane – guitar

Reggie Young – guitar

Scott Joss – guitar

Doug Colosio – piano

Kevin Williams – bass

Rob Ickes – dobro

George Receli – drums

Neil Diamond: Serenade

On September 27, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Serenade”, the ninth Neil Diamond studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Tom Catalano.

Personnel:

  • Neil Diamond – vocals
  • Richard Bennett – guitar
  • Alan Lindgren, David Paich – keyboards
  • Emory Gordy, Jr. – bass guitar
  • Dennis St. John – drums
  • Jimmie Haskell – arranger, conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Diamond.

  1. I’ve Been This Way Before
  2. Rosemary’s Wine
  3. Lady Magdelene
  4. The Last Picasso
  5. Longfellow Serenade
  6. Yes I Will
  7. Reggae Strut
  8. The Gift of Song