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On December 13, 2019.

On December 13, 2019, Roy Loney died aged 73. He was singer, member of the bands Phantom Movers, and the Longshots, but was best known as the lead singer of the Flamin’ Groovies,

On December 13, 2002.

On December 13, 2002, Zalman Yanovsky died aged 57. He was musician (guitar) and singer, member of the bands The Mugwumps, and The Halifax Three, but was best known as the lead guitarist of The Lovin’ Spoonful. In 1996 Yanovsky was inducted in the “Canadian Music Hall of Fame”.

On December 13, 2014.

On December 13, 2014, “Esoteria” label released “Seir”, album by Vlatko Stefanovski. It was recorded December 2009 – October 2013, at the “Esoteria Sound Studio” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Vlatko Stefanovski.

Personnel:

  • Vlatko Stefanovski – vocal, acoustic, nylon strings, and electric guitar, blues harp, Rhodes electric piano, arranger, recording
  • Gjoko Maksimovski – bass
  • Dino Milosavljevićski – drums, percussion
  • Rade Šerbedžija – voice
  • Karolina – vocal
  • Damir Imeri – Rhodes electric piano, keyboards, strings arrangements
  • Vasil Hadžimanov – Rhodes electric piano
  • Zoran Madžirov – vibraphone
  • Vasko Atanasovski – soprano and baritone saxophone
  • Kiril Kuzmanov – tenor saxophone
  • Trajce Velkov – trumpet
  • String Quartet Zografski – strings
  • Marko Ramljak – violin
  • Mite Dimovski – additional percussion, mixing
  • Srdjan Vuč – design
  • Jan Stefanovski – cover photography
  • Kristijan Panovski – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Vlatko Stefanovski.

  1. Superheroi
  2. Seir
  3. Guitar Tzar
  4. Love for All
  5. Fosforna mesečina
  6. Fokusiram I zumiram
  7. Ljubovna činija
  8. Točna adresa
  9. Hotel Blues
  10. Deca na sonceto

On December 13, 1988.

On December 13, 1988, “Columbia” label released “The Best Years of Our Lives”, the eighteenth Neil Diamond studio album. It was recorded in 1988, at “Chartmaker Studios”, “Lion Share Recording Studios”, “Village Recorders”, “Ocean Way Recording” in Los Angeles, “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, “Omnisound Recording Studios” in Nashville, “Seacost Sound” in Victoria, British Columbia, and was produced by David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Neil Diamond – lead vocals
  • Bill Champlin, Tamara Champlin, Renée Geyer, Richard Page – backing vocals
  • Richard Bennett – acoustic guitar
  • Dean Parks – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Michael Landau, Steve Lukather – electric guitar
  • Mike Brignardello, Reinie Press – bass guitar
  • Tris Imboden, Paul Leim, Carlos Vega – drums
  • Michael Boddicker, Robbie Buchanan, David Foster, Tom Hensley, Alan Lindgren, Michael Omartian, David Paich – keyboards
  • Rick Bowen, Rhett Lawrence, Kevin Maloney – synthesizer programming
  • Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Dan Higgins, Bill Reichenbach Jr., Larry Williams – horns
  • David Foster, Jerry Hey – horn arrangements
  • Jeremy Lubbock – string arrangements
  • David Foster – arranger
  • Sam Cole, Chris Earthy – production coordination
  • Ned Brown, Barry Cardinale, Larry E. Williams, Alison Zanetos – production assistant
  • Jeffrey Woodruff – engineer
  • Jesse Kanner, Ray Pyle, Dave Reitzas – engineer assistant
  • Humberto Gatica – mixing
  • Mauricio Guerrero, Laura Livingston – mixing assistant
  • George Marino – mastering
  • David Kirschner – art direction, design
  • Beverley Lazor-Bahr – additional design
  • Matthew Rolston – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Diamond, except where noted.

  1. The Best Years of Our Lives
  2. Hard Times for Lovers
  3. This Time – Neil Diamond, David Foster, Jeremy Lubbock
  4. Everything’s Gonna Be Fine – Neil Diamond, Weldon Dean Parks
  5. Hooked on the Memory of You
  6. Take Care of Me – Neil Diamond, David Foster
  7. Baby Can I Hold You – Tracy Chapman
  8. Carmelita’s Eyes – Neil Diamond, David Foster
  9. Courtin’ Disaster – Neil Diamond, David Foster
  10. If I Couldn’t See You Again
  11. Long Hard Climb – Neil Diamond, Tom Hensley, Alan Lindgren

On December 13, 1972.

On December 13, 1972, “Westbound” label released “Pleasure”, the third Ohio Players studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Artie Fields Studios” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by Gregory Webster, Walter “Junie” Morrison, Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, Marshall “Rock” Jones, Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks, Bruce Napier, Marvin Pierce, and Clarence Satchell.

Personnel:

  • Gregory Webster
  • Walter “Junie” Morrison
  • Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner
  • Marshall “Rock” Jones
  • Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks
  • Bruce Napier
  • Marvin Pierce
  • Clarence Satchell
  • Arlen Smith – engineer
  • David Krieger – art direction
  • Joel Brodsky – photography
  • Mia Krinsky – album co-ordination
  • Bob Scerbo – art production supervision

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregory Webster, Walter Morrison, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Bruce Napier, Marvin Pierce, and Clarence Satchell.

  1. Pleasure
  2. Laid It
  3. Pride and Vanity
  4. Walt’s First Trip
  5. Varee Is Love
  6. Walked Away From You
  7. Paint Me
  8. Funky Worm
  9. Our Love Has Died

On December 13, 2004.

On December 13, 2004, “Relentless Records” label released “Eye to the Telescope”, the debut KT Tunstall studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Nam Studios” in Bath, UK, and was produced by Steve Osborne, Andy Green and Martin Terefe. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 5 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 5 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • KT Tunstall – vocals, guitar, wurlitzer, pianet, Shelltone horn, piano, Doepfer bass, chimes, percussion
  • Steve Osborne– shelltone horn, bass, guitar, percussion, moog synthesizer, background vocals, audio mixing
  • Arnulf Lindner – double bass, bass guitar, baritone guitar
  • Luke Bullen– drums, percussion, cajon
  • Martin Terefe – keyboards
  • Ian Burdge – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by KT Tunstall, except where noted.

  1. Other Side of the World – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe
  2. Another Place to Fall
  3. Under the Weather – KT Tunstall, Tommy D
  4. Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
  5. Miniature Disasters
  6. Silent Sea – KT Tunstall, Jimmy Hogarth
  7. Universe & U – KT Tunstall, Pleasure
  8. False Alarm – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe
  9. Suddenly I See
  10. Stoppin’ the Love – KT Tunstall, Tommy D
  11. Heal Over
  12. Through the Dark – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe

On December 13, 1978.

On December 13, 1978, “Jasrac” label released “Friendship”, the fifth Lee Ritenour album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Filmays/Heider Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Toshi Endo.

Personnel:

  • Lee Ritenour – guitar
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Steve Gadd – drums
  • Dave Grusin – piano
  • Don Grusin – keyboards
  • Abraham Laboriel – bass
  • Ernie Watts – saxophones

Track listing:

  1. Sea Dance – Don Grusin
  2. Crystal Morning – Lee Ritenour
  3. Samurai Night Fever – Dave Grusin
  4. Life is the Song We Sing- Ernie Watts
  5. Woody Creek – Dave Grusin
  6. It’s a Natural Thing – Ernie Watts

On December 13, 1977.

On December 13, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Blue Lights in the Basement”, the sixth Roberta Flack studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Rubina Flake, Joe Ferla and Gene McDaniels.

Personnel:

  • Roberta Flack– vocals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards
  • Ronnie Foster– keyboards, background vocals
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis– keyboards, background vocals, musical arrangements
  • Harry Whitaker – keyboards, musical arrangements
  • Reggie Lucas– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar, musical arrangements
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Michael Kamen– oboe solo, musical arrangements
  • Anthony Jackson– bass guitar
  • Basil Fearrington – bass
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Gary King– bass, musical arrangements
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Jimmy Wong – drums
  • Howard King – drums
  • Idris Muhammad– drums
  • Crusher Bennett – percussion
  • David Carey – percussion
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • James Mtume– percussion, background vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap, Lani Groves, Gwen Guthrie, Yvonne Lewis, Gene McDaniels, Zach Sanders, Brenda White, Deniece Williams– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Why Don’t You Move in with Me – Gene McDaniels
  2. The Closer I Get to You – Reggie Lucas, James Mtume
  3. Fine, Fine Day – Rachel Perry
  4. This Time I’ll Be Sweeter – Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie
  5. 25th of Last December – Gene McDaniels
  6. After You – Michael Masser, Ron Miller
  7. I’d Like to Be Baby to You – Morgan Ames
  8. Soul Deep – Wayne Carson
  9. Love is the Healing – Gene McDaniels
  10. Where I’ll Find You – David McHugh

On December 13, 1971.

On December 13, 1971, “Apple” label released “Straight Up”, the third Badfinger album. It was recorded May – October 1971, at “Abbey Road Studios”, “AIR Studios” and “Command Studios” in London, and was produced by Todd Rundgren and George Harrison.

Personnel:

  • Pete Ham– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, piano, organ, harmonica
  • Tom Evans– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, twelve string guitar
  • Joey Molland– lead and backing vocals, rhythm and lead guitar
  • Mike Gibbins– drums, percussion
  • George Harrison– slide guitar, guitar
  • Leon Russell– piano, guitar
  • Bobby Diebold – bass guitar
  • Klaus Voormann– electric piano
  • Bill Collins – accordion
  • Gene Mahon – design
  • Richard DiLello– design, photography
  • Peter Mew, Mike Jarratt – engineer
  • Marcia McGovern – pre-production director
  • Roberta Ballard – production manager

Track listing:

  1. Take It All – Pete Ham
  2. Baby Blue – Pete Ham
  3. Money – Tom Evans
  4. Flying – Tom Evans, Joey Molland
  5. I’d Die Babe – Joey Molland
  6. Name of the Game – Pete Ham
  7. Suitcase – Joey Molland
  8. Sweet Tuesday Morning – Jeoy Molland
  9. Day After Day – Pete Ham
  10. Sometimes – Joey Molland
  11. Perfection – Pete Ham
  12. It’s Over – Tom Evans

On December 13, 1977.

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On December 13, 1977, “Asylum” released “Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter”, the ninth Joni Mitchell studio album.  It was recorded in 1977, at the “A&M Studios” in Hollywood; orchestra recorded at “Columbia Studio C” in New York; additional recording at “Basing Street Studio” in London, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell– guitar, vocals and backing , piano
  • Alejandro Acuña– congas,cowbell, backing vocals, shakers, ankle bells
  • AirtoMoreira – surdo
  • Don Alias– bongos, congos, clave, backing vocals, snaredrum, sandpaper blocks, shaker
  • Manolo Badrena– congas, coffee cans, lead vocal, congas
  • El Bwyd – the split-tongued spirit
  • Larry Carlton– electric guitar
  • Michel Colombier– piano
  • Glenn Frey– backing vocals
  • Michael Gibbs– orchestral arrangements, conductor
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Bobbye Hall– credited in spirit
  • Chaka Khan– backing vocals
  • Jaco Pastorius– bass; bongos; cowbells
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone
  • D. Souther– backing vocals

Track listing:

All track by Joni Mitchell, except where noted.

  1. Overture – Cotton Avenue
  2. Talk to Me
  3. Jericho
  4. Paprika Plains
  5. Otis and Marlena
  6. The Tenth World – Joni Mitchell, Don Alias, Manolo Badrena, Alex Acuña, Airto Moreira, Jaco Pastorius
  7. Dreamland
  8. Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter
  9. Off Night Backstreet
  10. The Silky Veils of Ardor