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In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Dunhill” label released “A Group Called Smith”, the debut Smith album. It was recorded in 1969 and was produced by Steve Barri and Joel Sill.

Personnel:

  • Gayle McCormick– lead vocals
  • Rich Cliburn – lead guitar
  • Alan Parker – guitar
  • Larry Moss – organ
  • Jerry Carter – bass
  • Robert Evans – drums
  • John Horrigan – drums

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Get Together – Chet Powers
  2. I Don’t Believe (I Believe) – Jeffrey Thomas
  3. Tell Him No – Rod Argent
  4. Who Do You Love – Bo Diddley
  5. Baby, It’s You – Burt Bacharach, Mack David, Luther Dixon
  6. Last Time – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. I Just Want to Make Love to You – Willie Dixon
  8. Mojalesky Ridge – Harvey Price, Joel Sill, Dan Walsh
  9. Let’s Spend the Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  10. I’ll Hold Out My Hand – Al Gorgoni, Chip Taylor

 

On July 5, 2016.

On July 5, 2016, Lindsey Abudei self – released “…And The Bass Is Queen” his debut studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2016, and was produced by Atta Lenell Otigba and Mosadoluwa Adegboye.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Abudei – vocal
  • Mike Schoonmaker – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Lindsey Abudei.

  1. Have You?
  2. Drift Away
  3. Out the Magazine
  4. Libra Man
  5. When You Don’t Drive Me Mad
  6. Freedom and I
  7. High
  8. Scream at the Sun
  9. Apologise
  10. Home Free
  11. Shoot Them Down
  12. Leaving

In July 1957.

In July 1957, “King” label released “Triple Threat”, the debut Roland Kirk album. It was recorded in November 1956 in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Roland Kirk – tenor saxophone, manzello, flute, stritch
  • James Madison – piano
  • Carl Pruitt – bass
  • Henry Duncan – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Roland Kirk except where noted.

  1. Roland’s Theme
  2. Slow Groove
  3. Stormy Weather – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  4. The Nearness of You – Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
  5. A La Carte
  6. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  7. Triple Threat

In July 1957.

In July 1957, “Blue Note” label released “Blowing in from Chicago”, the debut Clifford Jordan album. It was recorded in March 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Clifford Jordan – tenor saxophone
  • John Gilmore- tenor saxophone
  • Horace Silver- piano
  • Curly Russell- bass
  • Art Blakey– drums

Track listing:

  1. Status Quo – John Neely
  2. Bo-Till – Clifford Jordan
  3. Blue Lights – Gigi Gryce
  4. Billie’s Bounce – Charlie Parker
  5. Evil Eye – Clifford Jordan
  6. Everywhere – Horace Silver

On July 1, 1997.

On July 1, 1997, “MAMA” label released the self – titled, debut Anthony Wilson album.

Personnel:

  • Anthony Wilson– guitar
  • Carl Saunders – trumpet
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Louis Taylor – reeds
  • Pete Christlieb – tenor sax
  • Bennie Wallace – tenor sax
  • Jack Nimitz – baritone sax
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Danton Boller – bass
  • Willie Jones, III– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Wilson.

  1. Fargas Shuffle
  2. The Parisian Knights
  3. Karaoke
  4. Leila
  5. The New Fawn-Do!
  6. Southern Gentleman
  7. Pachinko
  8. Do Nothin’ Till You Hear from Me
  9. Monsignor
  10. Remington Ride

 

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “T Records” label released “A Product of…”, the debut Thompson Twins studio album. It was recorded in April 1981 and was produced by Dennis Bovell, Tom Bailey, Joe Leeway, Chris Bell, Jane Shorter, Peter Dodd, John Roog, and Mike Howlett.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey– lead vocals, bass, keyboards, percussion, reeds, mixing
  • Chris Bell – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Peter Dodd – guitar, percussion, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Joe Leeway– congas, percussion, backing vocals
  • John Roog – guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jane Shorter – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Dewey – engineer, mixing
  • Alan O’Duffy, John Hade – mixing
  • Jonathan Phipps – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Bailey, Joe Leeway, Chris Bell, Jane Shorter, Peter Dodd, John Roog, and Mike Howlett, except where noted

  1. When I See You
  2. Politics
  3. Slave Trade
  4. Could Be Her…Could Be You
  5. Make Believe
  6. Don’t Go Away
  7. The Price
  8. Oumma Aularesso (Animal Laugh) – traditional from Sierra Leone; arranged by Tom Bailey
  9. Anything Is Good Enough
  10. A Product Of…
  11. Perfect Game
  12. Vendredi Saint – traditiional Gregorian chant; arranged by Tom Bailey

On June 25, 1969.

On June 25, 1969, “Straight Records” label released “Pretties for You”, the debut Alice Cooper studio album. It was recorded 1968 – 1969, at “Whitney Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Alice Cooper.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Glen Buxton– lead guitar
  • Michael Bruce– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Dennis Dunaway– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Neal Smith– drums, backing vocals
  • Edward Beardsley – cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Alice Cooper, Glen Buxton, Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, and Neal Smith.

  1. Titanic Overture
  2. 10 Minutes Before the Worm
  3. Sing Low, Sweet Cheerio
  4. Today Mueller
  5. Living
  6. Fields of Regret
  7. No Longer Umpire
  8. Levity Ball
  9. B. on Mars
  10. Reflected
  11. Apple Bush
  12. Earwigs to Eternity
  13. Changing Arranging

 

On June 21, 2011.

On June 21, 2011, “Fat Possum” label released the self – titled, debut Unknown Mortal Orchestra album. It was recorded in 2010. The album won the 2012 “Taite Music Prize”.

Personnel:

  • Ruban Nielson– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Ruban Nielson.

  1. Ffunny Ffriends
  2. Bicycle
  3. Thought Ballune
  4. Jello and Juggernauts
  5. How Can You Luv Me
  6. Nerve Damage
  7. Little Blu House
  8. Strangers are Strange
  9. Boy Witch

On June 20, 1995.

On June 20, 1995, “Elektra” label released “Tigerlily”, the debut Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded December 1994 – March 1995, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, NY, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant– vocals, piano, organ, vibraphone
  • Jennifer Turner– acoustic and electric guitar, background vocals
  • Peter Yanowitz– percussion, drums
  • Barrie Maguire – bass, 12 string guitar
  • John Holbrook – organ, electric guitar, engineer
  • Adrián López Guevarra – percussion
  • Matt Henderson – bass, electric guitar
  • Jay Ungar– violin
  • Katell Keineg– background vocals
  • Michelle Kinney – cello
  • Eric Schenkman – electric guitar
  • Randy Grant – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant except where noted.

  1. San Andreas Fault
  2. Wonder
  3. Beloved Wife
  4. River
  5. Carnival
  6. I May Know the Word
  7. The Letter
  8. Cowboy Romance
  9. Jealousy
  10. Where I Go
  11. Seven Years

On June 20, 1989.

On June 20, 1989, “Arista” label released the self – titled, debut and the only Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “La Frette Studios” in Paris, “AIR Studios” in Montserrat, British West Indies, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Jon Anderson and Chris Kimsey.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals
  • Bill Bruford– Tama acoustic drums, Simmons SDX electronic drums
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Steve Howe– guitars
  • Tony Levin– vocals, bass, Chapman stick
  • Matt Clifford – vocals, keyboards, programming, orchestration
  • Milton McDonald– rhythm guitar
  • The Oxford Circus Singers – Deborah Anderson, Tessa Niles, Carol Kenyon, Frank Dunnery
  • M.C. Singers – Jon, Matt, Chris
  • Emerald Isle Community Singers
  • In Seine Singers
  • Chris Kimsey– engineering
  • Chris Potter – engineering
  • Giles Sampic – engineering
  • Rupert Coulson – assistant engineering
  • George Cowen – assistant engineering
  • Steve Orchard – assistant engineering
  • “Texas” Joe Hammer – percussion programming
  • Chris Ranson – group technician
  • Michael Barbiero– mixing
  • Steve Thompson – mixing
  • George Cowan – assistant mixing
  • Olivier Bloch-Laine – assistant
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Roger Dean– artwork, painting, design
  • Martyn Dean – stage design consultant

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, and Bill Bruford, except where noted.

  1. Themes
    1. SoundThe
    2. Second Attention
  • Soul Warrior
  1. Fist of Fire
  2. Brother of Mine
  3. The Big Dream
  4. Nothing Can Come Between Us
  • Long Lost Brother of Mine – Geoff Downes
  1. Birthright – Max Bacon
  2. The Meaning
  3. Quartet
  4. I Wanna Learn
  5. She Gives Me Love – Ben Dowling
  • Who Was the First
  1. I’m Alive
  2. Teakbois
  3. Order of the Universe
  4. Order Theme
  5. Rock Gives Courage – Rhett Lawrence
  • It’s So Hard to Grow
    1. The Universe