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On September 22, 2009.

On September 22, 2009, “Shangri-La Music” label released the debut, self-titled Monsters of Folk album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Mike Mogis.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst- vocals, guitar, baritone guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Mike Mogis- guitar, keyboards, baritone guitar, percussion, mandolin, drums, bass guitar
  • Jim James- vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion, programming
  • Ward- vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Dear God (sincerely M.O.F.)
  2. Say Please
  3. Whole Lotta Losin’
  4. Temazcal
  5. The Right Place
  6. Baby Boomer
  7. Man Named Truth
  8. Goodway
  9. Ahead of the Curve
  10. Slow Down Jo
  11. Losin Yo Head
  12. Magic Marker
  13. Map of the World
  14. The Sandman, the Brakeman and Me
  15. His Master’s Voice
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In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Bearsville” label released the debut, self-titled Felix Cavaliere solo album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Felix Cavaliere – vocals, piano, organ
  • Carman Moore – string arrangements
  • John Siegler, Mervin Bronson – bass
  • Kermit Moore – cello
  • Paul Fleisher – saxophone, clarinet
  • Antonio Jiminez Arana – congas
  • Jack Scarangella, Kevin Ellman – drums
  • Elliot Randall, John Hall, Todd Rundgren- guitar
  • Gualberto Garcia Perez – flamenco guitar
  • Hank DeVito- pedal steel guitar
  • Jack Jeffers – baritone horns
  • Antonio Jiminez Arana, Pablo Rosario – percussion
  • Kenneth Bichel, Roger Powell- ARP synthesizer
  • Barry Rogers – trombone
  • Al Rubin, Larry Spencer, Randy Brecker- trumpet
  • Alfred Brown, Julien Barber, Selwart Clarke – viola
  • Noel Da Costa, Raymond Kunicki, W. Sanford Allen – violin
  • Cissy Houston, Deidre Tuck, Felix Cavaliere, Judy Clay, Renelle Stafford – background vocals
  • Alex Rutsch – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Felix Cavaliere and Carman Moore

  1. A High Price to Pay
  2. I Am a Gambler
  3. I’ve Got a Solution
  4. Everlasting Love
  5. Summer in El Barrio
  6. Long Times Gone
  7. Future Train
  8. Mountain Man
  9. Funky Friday
  10. It’s Been a Long Long Time
  11. I am Free

In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Island” label released “Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley”, the debut Robert Palmer solo album. It was recorded in 1974, in New York, New Orleans and at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, and was produced by Steve Smith.

  • Robert Palmer – vocals
  • Vicki Brown– backing vocals
  • Mongezi Feza – flageolet, horns
  • Art Neville– keyboards
  • Leo Nocentelli– guitar
  • George Porter, Jr.– bass
  • Joseph Modeliste– drums
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Lowell George– slide guitar, guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Richard Tee– piano
  • Gordon Edwards – bass
  • Bernard Purdie– drums
  • Jim Mullen– guitar
  • Jody Linscott– percussion
  • Steve York – harmonica solo
  • Steve Winwood– piano
  • Phill Brown– engineering, mixing
  • Ken Laxton – engineering
  • Alan Varner – engineering
  • Rhett Davies– engineering
  • Graham Hughes – artwork, cover photography

Track listing:

All songs by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Sailing Shoes – Lowell George
  2. Hey Julia
  3. Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley – Allen Toussaint
  4. Get Outside
  5. Blackmail – Robert Palmer, Lowell George
  6. How Much Fun
  7. From a Whisper to a Scream – Allen Toussaint
  8. Through It All There’s You

 

In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Grunt” label released “Dragon Fly”, the debut Jefferson Starship album (credited to Grace Slick, Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship). It was recorded in July 1974, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Larry Cox, Grace Slick, Papa John Creach, Craig Chaquico, Paul Kantner, David Freiberg, Pete Sears and John Barbata.

Personnel:

  • Grace Slick– vocals, piano
  • Papa John Creach– electric violin
  • Craig Chaquico– lead guitar
  • Paul Kantner– rhythm guitar, vocals
  • David Freiberg– keyboards, vocals, piano, organ, bass
  • Pete Sears– bass, piano, harpsichord, organ
  • John Barbata– drums, percussion
  • Marty Balin– lead vocals
  • Larry Cox – engineer
  • Pat Leraci (Maurice) – production coordinator
  • Steve Mantoani – engineer
  • Paul Dowell – amp consultant
  • Acy Lehman, Frank Mulvey – art directors
  • Peter Lloyd – illustration

Track listing:

  1. Ride the Tiger – Byong Yu, Grace Slick, Paul Kantner
  2. That’s for Sure – Jerry Gallup
  3. Be Young You – Grace Slick
  4. Caroline – Marty Balin
  5. Devil’s Den – Grace Slick
  6. Come to Life – Robert Hunter
  7. All Fly Away – Tom Pacheco
  8. Hyperactive – Grace Slick

 

In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Decca” label released the debut, self-titled Visitors album. It was recorded May – June 1974, at “Antibes Studio”, and was produced by Jean-Pierre Massiera.

Personnel:

  • Jean-Pierre Massiera – vocals, sound engineer
  • Gérard Brent – lead vocals, backing vocals, guitar
  • Marc Rolland – bass, backing vocals
  • André Guiglion – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Bernard Torelli – lead guitar
  • Yves Revol, Jacky Bernardini – keyboards
  • Jean-Claude Tarin – Hammond organ, mini moog
  • Jean-Pierre Stretti – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Francis Lockwood – fender rhodes electric piano
  • Didier Lockwood – violin
  • Bernard Baverey – bass, backing vocals
  • Alain Bergé – bass
  • Jeff Castaldi – guitar
  • Bobon – acoustic guitar, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Patrick Attali, Jessie Joyce, Micky – backing vocals
  • Bernard Belan – backing vocals, sound engineer
  • Duretz-Fievet – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jean-Pierre Massiera, except where noted.

  1. Dies Irae
  2. L’ Extra-Aventure De Villas Boas
  3. Terre-Larbour – Bernard Torelli
  4. Flatwoods Story
  5. Nous
  6. Visitors
  7. Le Retour Des Dieux

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Island” label released “The North Star Grassman and the Ravens”, the debut Sandy Denny solo album. It was recorded March – May 1971, at “Sound Techniques” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Sandy Denny, Richard Thompson and John Wood.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny – lead vocals, acoustic guita, piano
  • Jerry Donahue- electric guitar
  • Richard Thompson- electric guitar, accordion, vocals, acoustic guitar, bass
  • Trevor Lucas- acoustic guitar
  • Buddy Emmons- pedal steel guitar
  • Pat Donaldson- bass
  • Tony Reeves- bass
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Roger Powell – drums
  • Ian Whiteman – piano, flute organ
  • Barry Dransfield- violin
  • Royston Wood, Robin Dransfield – backing vocals
  • Harry Robinson- string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Sandy Denny except where noted

  1. Late November
  2. Blackwaterside – traditional.
  3. The Sea Captain
  4. Down in the Flood – Bob Dylan
  5. John the Gun
  6. Next Time Around
  7. The Optimist
  8. Let’s Jump the Broomstick – Charles Robins
  9. Wretched Wilbur
  10. The North Star Grassman and the Ravens
  11. Crazy Lady Blues

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Aquarius” label released the debut, self-titled April Wine album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Bill Hill.

Personnel:

  • Jim Henman – vocals, bass, acoustic guitar
  • Ritchie Henman – percussion, keyboards
  • David Henman – vocals, guitar, sitar
  • Myles Goodwyn– vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Oceana – David Henman
  2. Can’t Find the Town – Jim.Henman
  3. Fast Train – Myles Goodwyn
  4. Listen Mister – Myles Goodwyn
  5. Page Five – David Henman
  6. Song for Mary – Jim Henman
  7. Wench – David Henman, Jim Henman, Ritchie Henman, Myles Goodwyn
  8. Time – Jim Henman