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On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “Elektra” label released “Ophelia”, the second Natalie Merchant studio album. It was recorded July 1996 – May 1997, at “Talking Dwarf Studios” in Little Valley, New York, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals, piano
  • Ken Appollo – organ
  • Craig Ross – acoustic guitar 
  • Karin Peris – acoustic guitar 
  • Lokua Kanza – acoustic guitar
  • Craig Ross – electric guitar
  • Daniel Lanois – electric guitar
  • Don Peris – electric guitar
  • Donnie Ward – electric guitar
  • Todd Vos – electric guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass
  • Jay Brunga – acoustic bass
  • Peter Yanowitz – drums
  • Joakim Lartey – percussion
  • Chris Botti – trumpet
  • Tom Varner – French horn
  • Hector Falcon – violin 
  • Kristof Witek – violin
  • Conroy Kuo – viola 
  • Ralph Farris – viola
  • Garo Yellin – cello 
  • Michelle Kinney – cello
  • Karin Peris – vocals
  • N’Dea Davenport – vocals
  • Karl Berger – string arrangements, conductor
  • John Holbrook – engineer
  • Rupert Coulso – engineer
  • Todd Vos – engineer
  • Ricky Graham – engineer assistant
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Mike Scotella – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Yungchen Lhamo – translation from Tibetan

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. Ophelia
  2. Life is Sweet
  3. Kind & Generous
  4. Frozen Charlotte
  5. My Skin
  6. Break Your Heart
  7. King of May
  8. Thick as Thieves
  9. Effigy
  10. The Living
  11. When They Ring the Golden Bells 

On May 7, 2013.

On May 7, 2013, “New West Records” label released “American Kid”, the seventh Patty Griffin studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Craig Ross and Patty Griffin.

Personnel:

  • Patty Griffin – vocals, guitar, piano, drunken choir
  • Robert Plant – duet and backing vocals
  • Luther Dickinson – guitar, slide guitar, banjo, drunken choir
  • Doug Lancio – mandolin, guitar, baritone guitar, drunken choir
  • Craig Ross – guitar, baritone guitar, bass, organ, piano, percussion, Omnichord, backing vocals
  • Byron House – bowed bass
  • John Deaderick – organ, piano
  • Cody Dickinson – drums, percussion, jug, drunken choir
  • Mike Poole – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Patty Griffin, except where noted.

  1. Go Wherever You Wanna Go
  2. Don’t Let Me Die in Florida
  3. Ohio
  4. Wild Old Dog
  5. Mom & Dad Waltz – Lefty Frizzell
  6. Faithful Son
  7. Highway Song – Patty Griffin, Robert Plant
  8. That Kind of Lonely
  9. Irish Boy
  10. Get Ready Marie
  11. Not a Bad Man
  12. Gonna Miss You When You’re Gone

On April 15, 2003.

On April 15, 2003, “Ineffable” and “iMusic” labels released “Lullaby for Liquid Pig”, the tenth Lisa Germano album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003, and was produced by Jamie Candiloro, Joey Waronker and Lisa Germano.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Germano – vocals
  • Craig Ross – guitar
  • Johnny Marr – guitar
  • Neil Finn – keyboards
  • Sebastian Steinberg – bass
  • Butch Norton – drums
  • Joey Waronker – drums
  • Wendy Melvoin – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Lisa Germano.

  1. Nobody’s Playing
  2. Paper Doll
  3. Liquid Pig
  4. Pearls
  5. Candy
  6. Dream Glasses Off
  7. From a Shell
  8. It’s Party Time
  9. All the Pretty Lies
  10. Lullaby for Liquid Pig
  11. Into the Night
  12. ….to Dream

On March 8, 2019.

On March 8, 2019, “PGM Recordings” label released the self-titled, tenth Patty Griffin studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2019, and was produced by Craig Frost and Patty Griffin. At the 62nd “Grammy Awards”, “Patty Griffin” won the “Best Folk Album”.

Personnel:

  • Patty Griffin – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, mandolin
  • Craig Ross – baritone guitar, lap steel guitar, bass, organ, percussion, engineer
  • Robert Plant – backing vocals
  • Stephen Barber – piano
  • David Pulkingham – guitar, piano
  • Conrad Choucroun – drums, percussion
  • Peggy Ghorbani – marimba
  • Thor Harris – marimba
  • Eddie Lehwald – trombone
  • Lindsey Verrill – cello
  • David Boyle – engineer
  • Mike Poole – engineering, mixing
  • Joe Gastwirt – mastering
  • Mishka Westell – artwork
  • Michael Wilson – photography
  • Emma Watts – photography
  • Cindi Peters – production co-ordinations

Track listing:

All tracks by Patty Griffin.

  1. Mama’s Worried
  2. River
  3. Where I Come From
  4. Hourglass
  5. Had a Good Reason
  6. Bluebeard
  7. What Now
  8. Luminous Places
  9. Coins
  10. Boys from Tralee
  11. The Wheel
  12. What I Remember
  13. Just the Same

On February 16, 2015.

On February 16, 2015, “Empty Words Records” label released “Everything Ever Written”, the eighth Idlewild studio album. It was recorded 2013–2015, at “Chamber Studios”, “The Depot”, “Jane Street Studios” in Edinburgh, “An Tobar” in Isle of Mull, and was produced by Rod Jones.

  • Roddy Woomble– lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Rod Jones– acoustic and electric guitar, trumpet, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Colin Newton– drums, percussion, filing cabinet
  • Andrew Mitchell– bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Luciano Rossi – piano, Hammond organ, keyboards, organ, Farfisa organ, prepared piano, harmonium, Mellotron, Rhodes, backing vocals
  • David Jack– bass guitar
  • Gordon MacLean – double bass
  • Hannah Fisher – violin, backing vocals
  • Sam Irvine – saxophone
  • Henry Bird – trumpet and trombone
  • Catrin Pryce-Jones – violin
  • Ailsa Taylor – violin
  • Cavan Campbell – viola
  • Maya Burman-Roy – cello
  • Graeme Young – marching snare
  • Reuben Taylor – organ portamento strip
  • Kris Pohl – engineer
  • Graeme Young – additional engineering
  • Craig Ross – additional engineering
  • Gordon MacLean – additional engineering
  • Owen Mulholland – additional engineering
  • John Agnello– mixing
  • Dave Eringa– mixing
  • Steve Fallone – mastering
  • Andrew Wightman – front cover illustration
  • Oscan Sansom – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roddy Woomble, Rod Jones, Colin Newton, Andrew Mitchell and Luciano Rossi.

  1. Collect Yourself
  2. Come on Ghost
  3. So Many Things to Decide
  4. Nothing I Can Do About It
  5. Every Little Means Trust
  6. (Use It) If You Can Use It
  7. Like a Clown
  8. On Another Planet
  9. All Things Different
  10. Radium Girl
  11. Left Like Roses
  12. Utopia

 

On June 13, 2000.

On June 13, 2000, “Duck” label released “Riding with the King”, album by Eric Clapton and B.B. King. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Eric Clapton and Simon Climie. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Greece by “IFPI Greece”, Italy by “FIMI”, Japan by “RIAJ”, New Zealand by “RMNZ” and 2 x Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • B. King– guitar, co-lead vocals
  • Eric Clapton– guitar, co-lead vocals
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar, background vocals
  • Andy Fairweather Low– guitar
  • Jimmie Vaughan– guitar
  • Joe Sample– piano, Wurlitzer piano
  • Tim Carmon– organ
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Arif Mardin– string arrangements
  • Susannah Melvoin– background vocals
  • Wendy Melvoin– background vocals
  • Paul Waller – programming
  • Alan Douglas – engineer, mixer
  • Tom Sweeney – engineering assistant
  • Mick Guzauski– mixer
  • Robert Sebree – artwork photography
  • Don Paulsen – artwork photography
  • Wherefore Art?– artwork design
  • Stephen Walker – artwork direction

Track listing:

  1. Riding With the King – John Hiatt
  2. Ten Long Years – Jules Taub,B. King
  3. Key to the Highway – Big Bill Broonzy,Charlie Segar
  4. Marry You – Doyle Bramhall II,Susannah Melvoin, Craig Ross
  5. Three O’Clock Blues – Lowell Fulson
  6. Help the Poor – Charles Singleton
  7. I Wanna Be – Doyle Bramhall II,Charlie Sexton
  8. Worried Life Blues – Sam Hopkins,Big Maceo Merriweather
  9. Days of Old – Jules Taub, B.B. King
  10. When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer – B. King, Jules Taub
  11. Hold On, I’m Comin – Isaac Hayes,David Porter
  12. Come Rain or Come Shine – Harold Arlen,Johnny Mercer

 

On May 12, 1998.

5

On May 12, 1998, “Virgin” label released “5”, the fifth Lenny Kravitz studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at at “Ghetto Lounge Studios” and “Compass Point Studios”, and was produced by Lenny Kravitz.

Personnel:

  • Lenny Kravitz – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, keyboards, bass, drums, percussion, programming
  • Craig Ross– guitar, slide guitar, keyboards
  • Terry Manning– toy piano
  • Cindy Blackman- drums
  • Jack Daley– bass
  • Michael Hunter– trumpet
  • Harold Todd– saxophone
  • George Laks– keyboards
  • Alix Alvarez– keyboards
  • Engineered byTerry Manning
  • Recorded by Tom “T-Bone” Edmonds.
  • Mixed byTerry Manning and Lenny Kravitz.
  • Pro Tools operation by Matthew Knobel.
  • Programming by Lenny Kravitz,Terry Manning, Mark Browne, Matthew Knobel and Eric Rehl.
  • Lenny Kravitz, Michael Hunter, Harold Todd – horn arrangements
  • Len Peltier – art direction and design
  • Photography by Mark Seliger.

Track listing:

  1. Live – Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross
  2. Supersoulfinger – Lenny Kravitz
  3. I Belong to You – Lenny Kravitz
  4. Black Velveteen – Lenny Kravitz
  5. If You Can’t Say No – Lenny Kravitz
  6. Thinking of You – Lenny Kravitz, Lysa Treniier
  7. Take Time – Lenny Kravitz
  8. Fly Away – Lenny Kravitz
  9. It’s Your Life – Lenny Kravitz
  10. Straight Cold Player – Lenny Kravitz
  11. Little Girl’s Eyes – Lenny Kravitz
  12. You’re My Flavor – Lenny Kravitz
  13. Can We Find a Reason – Lenny Kravitz

On April 20, 2004.

Patty Griffin Impossible Dream

On April 20.2004, “Ato Records” label released “Impossible Dream” the fourth Patty Griffin studio album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Craig Ross.

Personnel:

  • Patty Griffin – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Emmylou Harris– background vocals
  • Lisa Germano– violin, zither
  • Ian McLagan– electric piano
  • Julie Miller– background vocals
  • Billy Beard – drums
  • JD Foster– bass, percussion
  • Jonathan Greene – drums
  • Brian Beattie – bowed bass, pump organ
  • Doug Lancio – guitar, mandolin
  • Michael Ramos – trumpet
  • Frank Swart – bass
  • Sumner Erickson – tuba
  • John Deaderick – organ
  • Brady Blade Jr.– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Patty Griffin

  1. Love Throw a Line
  2. Cold as It Gets
  3. Kite
  4. Standing
  5. Useless Desires
  6. Top of the World
  7. Rowing Song
  8. When It Don’t Come Easy
  9. Florida
  10. Mother of God
  11. Icicles

 

On March 9, 1993.

Are You Gonna Go My Way

On March 9, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Are You Gonna Go My Way”, the third Lenny Kravitz studio album. It was recorded 1992- 1993, at “Waterfront Studios” in New Jersey, and was produced by Lenny Kravitz.The album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Lenny Kravitz– vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, Mellotron, bass, drums, chimes
  • Craig Ross– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Henry Hirsch – piano, Wurlitzer organ, synthesizer, bass
  • Tony Breit – bass
  • Dave Domanich – drums
  • Michael Hunter – French horn, flugelhorn
  • Robert Lawrence – violins
  • Liuh-Wen Ting – viola
  • Michael “Ibo” Cooper– keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross
  2. Believe – Lenny Kravitz, Henry Hirsch
  3. Come on and Love Me – Lenny Kravitz
  4. Heaven Help – Gerry DeVeaux, Terry Britten
  5. Just Be a Woman – Lenny Kravitz
  6. Is There Any Love in Your Heart – Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross
  7. Black Girl – Lenny Kravitz
  8. My Love – Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross
  9. Sugar – Lenny Kravitz
  10. Sister – Lenny Kravitz
  11. Eleutheria – Lenny Kravitz