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On August 10, 1993.

On August 10, 1993, “Capitola” label released “Dig”, the debut I Mother Earth album. It was recorded in 1993, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles; “Rumbo Recorders” in Canoga Park; “Studio 56” in “Track Record Studios” in Hollywood, “Red Zone” in Burbank, and was produced by Mike Clink.

Personnel:

  • Edwin– vocals
  • Jagori Tanna– guitars, bass, backing vocals
  • Bruce Gordon– bass
  • Christian Tanna– drums
  • Luis Conte– percussion
  • Armando Borg– percussion
  • Mike Finnigan– Hammond B3 organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Edwin, Jagori Tanna, Bruce Gordon and Christian Tanna.

  1. The Mothers
  2. Levitate
  3. Rain Will Fall
  4. So Gently We Go
  5. Not Quite Sonic
  6. Production
  7. Lost My America
  8. No One
  9. Undone
  10. Basketball
  11. And the Experience
  12. The Universe in You
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On August 9, 1997.

On August 9, 1997, “Sire” and “Warner Bros” labels released “Lovesongs for Underdogs”, the debut Tanya Donelly album.  It was recorded in 1997 and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Wally Gagel and Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, accordion, keyboards
  • Wally Gagel – bass, percussion, keyboards, drum machine, arranger
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, accordion, bass, keyboards, saw
  • Jonathan Williams – electric guitar
  • Stacy Jones – drums
  • David Lovering– drums
  • David Narcizo– drums
  • Hilken Mancini – background vocals
  • Chris Toppin – background vocals
  • Matthew Ellard, Wally Gagel, Dan McLoughlin – engineer
  • Jesse Henderson, Suzanne Kapa, Kelly Wohlford – engineer assistant
  • Wally Gagel, Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade – mixing
  • Dave Kirkpatrick – mixing assistant
  • Brian Lee – mastering
  • Carl Plaster – drums technician
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly except where noted.

  1. Pretty Deep
  2. The Bright Light
  3. Landspeed Song
  4. Mysteries of the Unexplained
  5. Lantern
  6. Acrobat – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  7. Breathe Around You
  8. Bum
  9. Clipped
  10. Goat Girl
  11. Manna
  12. Swoon

 

On August 6, 1976.

On August 6, 1976, “CTI” label released “End of a Rainbow”, the debut Patti Austin album. It was recorded April – June 1976, at  “Mediasound Studios” in New York City, “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Patti Austin– vocals
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Richard Tee– clavinet
  • Michael Abene – piano
  • Barry Miles– synthesizer
  • Eric Gale, Steve Khan– guitar
  • Jeff Berlin, Will Lee, Chuck Rainey– bass guitar
  • Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark– drums
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Vivian Cherry, Frank Floyd, Gwen Guthrie, Zachary Sanders – background vocals
  • Harry Cykman, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Guy Lumia, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, Richard Sortomme – violin
  • Al Brown, Ted Israel, Manny Vardi– viola
  • Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman– cello
  • Chuck Israels– arco bass
  • Gloria Agostini – harp
  • David Matthews– arranger
  • Bob James- conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Patti Austin except where noted

  1. Say You Love Me
  2. In My Life
  3. You Don’t Have To Say You’re Sorry
  4. More Today Than Yesterday – Pat Upton
  5. Give It Time
  6. There Is No Time
  7. What’s at the End of a Rainbow
  8. This Side of Heaven
  9. Sweet Sadie the Savior

On August 5, 2016.

On August 5, 2016, “Virgin EMI” label released the self – titled, debut Blossoms  album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by James Skelly and  Rich Turvey.

Personnel:

  • Tom Ogden – lead vocals, guitars
  • Charlie Salt – bass, backing vocals
  • Josh Dewhurst – lead guitars, percussion
  • Joe Donovan – drums
  • Myles Kellock – keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Charlemagne
  2. At Most a Kiss
  3. Getaway
  4. Honey Sweet
  5. Onto Her Bed
  6. Texia
  7. Blown Rose
  8. Smashed Pianos
  9. Cut Me and I’ll Bleed
  10. My Favourite Room
  11. Blow
  12. Deep Grass

 

On August 2, 1994.

On August 2, 1994, “Arista” label released the self-titled, debut Tractors album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Steve Ripley and Walt Richmond. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Ripley– lead vocals, electric guitar, drums, engineer, original art, design
  • Ron Getman – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, steel guitar, Dobro, mandolin, high harmony vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums, “groove snares”, tambourine, percussion
  • Walt Richmond – Steinway piano, Hammond B–3 organ, accordion, Wurlitzer, clavinet, drums, horns, bassvocals
  • Casey van Beek – bass guitar, low harmony vocals
  • J. Cale– guitar
  • Joe Davis – saxophones
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Glen Mitchell – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Bonnie Raitt– slide guitar
  • Angelene Ripley – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Elvis Ripley – tremologuitar
  • Leon Russell– synthesizer, MIDI
  • Ed Richmond – fiddle
  • Joe Davis – saxophones
  • Ron Morgan – upright bass
  • Debbie Campbell – background vocal
  • John Crowder – background vocals
  • Jim Sweney – background vocals
  • Steve Collier – steel guitar
  • Gene Crownaver – steel guitar
  • Curly Lewis – fiddles
  • Waddy Pass – steel guitar
  • Rick Morton – fiddle
  • Jim Pulte – bass vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt – slide guitar
  • Angelene Ripley – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Elvis Ripley – tremolo guitar, engineer
  • James Burton– “Master of the Telecaster”
  • Steve Bagsby – steel guitar
  • Curly Lewis – fiddle
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Eldon Shamblin– guitar
  • Joe Davis – horns
  • Junior Markham & the Tulsa All-Stars
  • Jimmy “Junior” Markham – harmonica
  • Jimmy Karstein – drums
  • Chuck Blackwell – drums
  • Chuck Browning – drums
  • David Teegarden – drums
  • Steve Hickerson – guitar
  • Tommy Tripplehorn – guitar
  • Glen Mitchell, Larry Bell, Carl Bickhardt, Dick Sims, Angelene Ripley, Ed Robinson – Hammond B-3 organs
  • Steve Allen, Rick Beilke, Mike Bruce, Mark Bruner, Jim Byfield, Robert Coggins, Jon Crowder, Gary Cundiff, Jim Edwards, Richard Feldman, Huey Flannery, Ron Flynt, Michael Garrett, Gary Gilmore, Doc James, Roger Linn, Steve Pryor, Jim Pulte, Gordon Shryock, “Skee”, Roger Tillison, Don White – guitar
  • Chuck DeWalt, Bill Belknap, Rich Brown, Jim Keltner – additional drums
  • Stacey Grant – trombone
  • Danny Mayo– life observations and noises
  • Ron Morgan – bass guitar riffs
  • Bonnie Raitt – slide guitar
  • Charlene Ripley – trumpet
  • Pat “Taco” Ryan – saxophone
  • Jim Strader – bass guitar licks
  • Spencer Sutton – piano
  • Ron Getman – engineer
  • Walt Richmond – engineering, photography
  • Angelene Ripley – engineering
  • Denny Purcell – mastering
  • Maude Gilman – art direction
  • Señor McGuire – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Tulsa Shuffle – Steve Ripley
  2. Fallin’ Apart – Steve Ripley, Ron Getman
  3. Thirty Days – Chuck Berry
  4. I’ve Had Enough – Steve Ripley
  5. The Little Man — Jim Pulte, Ripley, Tim DuBois
  6. Baby Likes to Rock It – Steve Ripley, Walt Richmond
  7. Badly Bent – Steve Ripley, Richmond, Martha Ellis
  8. The Blue Collar Rock – Steve Ripley
  9. Doreen – Steve Ripley
  10. Settin’ the Woods on Fire – Fred Rose, Ed G. Nelson
  11. Tryin’ to Get to New Orleans – Steve Ripley, Richmond, DuBois
  12. The Tulsa Shuffle (revisited) – Steve Ripley

On July 29, 1997.

On July 29, 1997, “Arena Rock” label released “Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?”, the debut Harvey Danger studio album. It was recorded March – June 1996, February 1997, at “John & Stu’s Place” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by John Goodmanson, Sean Nelson, Aaron Huffman, Jeff J. Lin and Evan Sult.

Personnel:

  • Sean Nelson– vocals
  • Aaron Huffman – bass, cover design
  • Jeff J. Lin – guitar, organ, violin, backing vocals
  • Evan Sult – drums
  • Abby Grush – backing vocals
  • John Goodmanson – engineering, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Chuck Robertson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sean Nelson, Aaron Huffman, Jeff J. Lin and Evan Sult.

  1. Carlotta Valdez
  2. Flagpole Sitta
  3. Woolly Muffler
  4. Private Helicopter
  5. Problems and Bigger Ones
  6. Jack the Lion
  7. Old Hat
  8. Terminal Annex
  9. Wrecking Ball
  10. Radio Silence” (Includes hidden track after 5:15, a partial recording of “Carjack Fever” played backwards.)

On July 24, 2006.

On July 24, 2006, “Columbia” label released “The Great Western”, the debut James Dean Bradfield album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Dave Eringa, Guy Massey, Alex Silva and Greg Haver.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, bass guitar, drums
  • Alex Silva – bass guitar
  • Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  • Nick Dewey – drums
  • Dafydd Ieuan– drums
  • Alistair Hamer (Sweet Billy Pilgrim) – drums
  • Greg Haver – drums, keyboards
  • Dave Eringa– keyboards
  • Padlock McKiernan – tin whistle, kazoo

Track listing:

All tracks by James Dean Bradfield, except where noted.

  1. That’s No Way to Tell a Lie
  2. An English Gentleman
  3. Bad Boys and Painkillers – Nicky Wire
  4. On Saturday Morning We Will Rule the World
  5. Run Romeo Run
  6. Still a Long Way to Go – James Dean Bradfield, John Niven
  7. Émigré – James Dean Bradfield, John Niven
  8. To See a Friend in Tears – Jacques Brel
  9. Say Hello to the Pope
  10. The Wrong Beginning
  11. Which Way to Kyffin