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On December 19, 1993.

On December 19, 1993, Michael James Dick aka Michael Clarke, died aged 47. He was musician (drums, percussion), member of Firefall, The Flying Burrito Brothers,  but was best known as drummer of The Byrds.

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On December 19, 2000.

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On December 19, 2000, Roebuck “Pops” Staples died aged 85. Being songwriter, guitarist and singer, he was one of the key figures of the gospel, soul and R&B scene of the 60’ and 70’, and was best known as founder and leader of The Staple Singers. He released four solo albums:

  • Jammed Together – 1969
  • Peace to the Neighborhood – 1992
  • Father Father – 1994
  • Don’t Lose This – 2015 (posthumously released)

 

 

On December 19, 2005.

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On December 19, 2005, “Lost Highway” label released “29”, the eighth Ryan Adams studio album. It was recorded August 2004, at “Three Crow Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ethan Johns.

Personnel:

  • Ryan Adams — vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, electric guitar
  • Wayne Bergeron — trumpet
  • JP Bowersock — electric guitar, mandolin, acoustic 12-string guitar, guitarone
  • Jennifer Condos — bass
  • Bruce Dukov — violin
  • Endre Granat — violin
  • Ethan Johns — drums, bass, pedal steel guitar, chamberlin, synthesizer, acoustic guitar, ukulele, harpsichord, string arrangement, brass arrangement, conducting
  • Alan Kaplan — trombone
  • Dennis Karmayzn — cello
  • Phil Levy — violin
  • David Low — cello
  • Rafael Rishik — violin
  • Anatoly Rosinsky — violin
  • Lisa Sutton — violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryan Adams.

  1. 29
  2. Strawberry Wine
  3. Nightbirds
  4. Blue Sky Blues
  5. Carolina Rain
  6. Starlite Diner
  7. The Sadness
  8. Elizabeth, You Were Born to Play That Part
  9. Voices

On December 19, 1989.

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On December 19, 1989, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Deep”, the third Peter Murphy solo studio album. It was recorded in 1989 at “The Wool Hall” in Somerset; “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouthshire, Wales; “Master Rock Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Simon Rogers.

Personnel:

  • Peter Murphy– vocals, lyrics, mixing, design
  • Terl Bryant– drums, percussion
  • Eddie Branch – bass
  • Paul Statham – guitar, keyboards
  • Peter Bonas – guitar
  • Gill Tingay – harp
  • Jim Williams – guitar
  • Simon Rogers– acoustic guitar; mixing
  • Ian Grimble – engineering
  • Steve Rooke – mastering
  • Nick Rogers – mixing
  • Paul Cox – photography
  • Alastair Johnson – recording
  • Roland Herrington – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Murphy and Paul Statham; except where noted.

  1. Deep Ocean Vast Sea
  2. Shy
  3. Crystal Wrists
  4. Marlene Dietrich’s Favourite Poem
  5. Seven Veils
  6. The Line Between the Devil’s Teeth (And That Which Cannot Be Repeat) – Peter Murphy
  7. Cuts You Up
  8. A Strange Kind of Love – Peter Murphy
  9. Roll Call
  10. Roll Call – reprise