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On February 18, 2008.

On February 18, 2008, “Stolen Recordings” label released “Little Death’”, the debut Pete & the Pirates album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Fortress Studios” in London, and was produced by Gareth Parton.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Sanders – vocals
  • Peter Hefferan – vocals, guitar
  • David Thorpe – guitar
  • Peter Cattermoul – bass
  • Jonny Sanders – drums
  • Gareth Parton – engineer
  • Jonny & Co – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Ill Love
  2. Come On Feet
  3. She Doesn’t Belong To Me
  4. Lost In The Woods
  5. Moving
  6. Knots
  7. Humming
  8. Dry Wing
  9. Understanding
  10. Bears
  11. Eyes Like Tar
  12. Song For Today
  13. Bright Lights

 

 

 

 

 

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In February 1969.

In February 1969, “Columbia” label released “I Stand Alone”, the debut Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – vocals, piano, organ, ondioline, guitars, orchestrations
  • Wayne Moss– guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– guitar
  • “Big” Charlie Daniels– guitar
  • Charlie McCoy– electric bass, orchestrations
  • Ken Buttrey– drums
  • The Blossoms– backing vocal
  • Charlie Calello– orchestrations
  • Don Ellis– orchestrations
  • Jimmy Wisner– orchestrations
  • Brian Ross-Myring, Charlie Bragg, Don Puluse, Fred Catero, Glen Kolotkin, Neil Wilburn – engineers

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Kooper, except where noted.

  1. Overture
  2. I Stand Alone
  3. Camille – Al Kooper, Tony Powers
  4. One – Harry Nilsson
  5. Coloured Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. Soft Landing on the Moon
  7. I Can Love a Woman
  8. Blue Moon of Kentucky – Bill Monroe
  9. Toe Hold – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  10. Right Now for You
  11. Hey, Western Union Man – Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
  12. Song and Dance for the Unborn, Frightened Child

 

In February 1968.

In February 1968, “Parlaphone” label released the self-titled, debut Tomorrow album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Mark P. Wirtz.

Personnel:

  • Keith West– vocals
  • Steve Howe– guitar
  • John “Junior” Wood– bass
  • John “Twink” Alder– percussion
  • Mark P. Wirtz– keyboard
  • Geoff Emerick, Peter Bown – engineer

Track listing:

  1. My White Bicycle – Keith West, Ken Burgess
  2. Colonel Brown – Keith West , Ken Burgess
  3. Real Life Permanent Dream – Keith West
  4. Shy Boy – Keith West, Ken Burgess
  5. Revolution – Keith West , Steve Howe
  6. The Incredible Journey of Timothy Chase – Keith West
  7. Auntie Mary’s Dress Shop – Keith West, Ken Burgess
  8. Strawberry Fields Forever – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. Three Jolly Little Dwarfs – Keith West, Ken Burgess
  10. Now Your Time Has Come – Keith West
  11. Hallucinations – Keith West, Ken Burgess

In February 1968.

In February 1968, “Enterprise” and “Atlantic” labels released “Presenting Isaac Hayes”, the debut Isaac Hayes studio album. It was recorded in January 1968, at “Stax Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Alvertis Isbell, Al Jackson, Jr. and Donald “Duck” Dunn.

Personnel:

  • Isaac Hayes- vocals, piano
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass guitar
  • Al Jackson Jr.- drums
  • Arif Mardin, Steve Cropper– mixing
  • Alvertis Isbell– supervision
  • Bill Kington, API Photographers – photography
  • Loring Eutemey – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Precious, Precious – Isaac Hayes
  2. When I Fall in Love – Edward Heyman, Victor Young
  3. Medley: I Just Want to Make Love to You / Rock Me Baby – Willie Dixon, Riley B. King, Joe Josea
  4. Medley: I’m Going to Chicago Blues / Misty – Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing, Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke
  5. You Don’t Know Like I Know – Isaac Hayes, David Porter

In February 1967.

In February 1967, “Columbia” label released “Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers”, the debut Gene Clark album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Larry Marks and Gary Usher.

Personnel:

  • Gene Clark– vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Glen Campbell– electric guitar
  • Jerry Cole– guitars
  • Bill Rinehart– guitars
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Doug Dillard– electric banjo
  • Leon Russell– piano, harpsichord; string arrangements
  • Van Dyke Parks– keyboards
  • Chris Hillman– bass
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Michael Clarke– drums
  • Vern Gosdin– backing vocals
  • Rex Gosdin– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gene Clark, except where noted.

  1. Echoes
  2. Think I’m Gonna Feel Better
  3. Tried So Hard
  4. Is Yours Is Mine
  5. Keep on Pushin’ – Gene Clark, Bill Rinehart
  6. I Found You
  7. So You Say You Lost Your Baby
  8. Elevator Operator – Gene Clark, Bill Rinehart
  9. The Same One
  10. Couldn’t Believe Her
  11. Needing Someone

 

On February 11, 1985.

On February 11, 1985, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled, debut Firm album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Sol Studios” in Cookham, Berkshire, England, and was produced by Jimmy Page and Paul Rodgers.

Personnel:

  • Paul Rodgers– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Jimmy Page– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Tony Franklin– fretless bass, keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Chris Slade– drums, percussion
  • Steve Dawson – trumpet
  • Paul “Shilts” Weimar – baritone saxophone
  • Willie Garnett – tenor saxophone
  • Don Weller– tenor saxophone solo
  • Sam Brown, Helen Chappelle, Joy Yates – backing vocals
  • Stuart Epps– engineering
  • Gordon Vicary – mastering
  • Steve Maher – cover artwork
  • Steve Privett – tape operation; supplier of tea, gin and tonics

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Page and Paul Rodgers, except where noted.

  1. Closer
  2. Make or Break – Paul Rodgers
  3. Someone to Love
  4. Together
  5. Radioactive – Paul Rodgers
  6. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – Phil Spector, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  7. Money Can’t Buy – Paul Rodgers
  8. Satisfaction Guaranteed
  9. Midnight Moonlight

On February 1, 1999.

On February 1, 1999, “Output” label released “Dialogue”, the debut Kieran Hebden, under his alias Four Tet, studio album. It was recorded October 1997 – September 1998, and was produced by Kieran Hebden.

Personnel:

  • Kieran Hebden – Electronic, keyboards, drums, guitar
  • Jason Evans – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kieran Hebden.

  1. The Space of Two Weeks
  2. Chiron
  3. Alambradas
  4. 3 Degrees from the Pole
  5. Misnomer
  6. Liquefaction
  7. She Scanned
  8. Calamine
  9. The Butterfly Effect