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On June 18, 1996.

On June 18, 1996, “Elektra” label released “High/Low” the debut Nada Surf album. It was recorded in December 1985, and was produced by Ric Ocasek.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Caws– guitar, vocals
  • Daniel Lorca– bass
  • Ira Elliot– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Caws and Daniel Lorca.

  1. Deeper Well
  2. The Plan
  3. Popular
  4. Sleep
  5. Stalemate
  6. Treehouse
  7. Icebox
  8. Psychic Caramel
  9. Hollywood
  10. Zen Brain
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In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the sixth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Elton John.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell- vocals
  • Elton John- organ, piano
  • Ron Wood- guitar
  • Alan Skidmore- tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan- background vocals
  • Tony Hazzard- background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Doris Troy- background vocals
  • Ian Armit – piano
  • Tony Burrows- background vocals
  • Kay Garner – background vocals
  • Ricky Brown – bass
  • Dave Glover – bass
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Caleb Quaye- organ, guitar
  • Ray Jackson- mandolin
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Liza Strike – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Conditional Discharge – Long John Baldry, Ian Armitt
  2. Don’t Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll – Jeff Thomas
  3. Black Girl – traditional, Lead Belly
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Ron Davies
  5. Morning, Morning -Tuli Kupferberg
  6. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  7. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield – Randy Newman
  8. Rubin – Lesley Duncan
  9. Rock Me When He’s Gone – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Flying – Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Lane

In June 1969.

In June 1969, “Blue Note” label released “Blue & Sentimental”, the fifth Ike Quebec  album. It was recorded in December 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Ike Quebec- tenor saxophone, piano
  • Grant Green- guitar
  • Paul Chambers, Sam Jones – bass
  • Louis Hayes, Philly Joe Jones – drums
  • Sonny Clark- piano

Track listing:

  1. Blue and Sentimental – Count Basie, Mack David, Jerry Livingston
  2. Minor Impulse – Ike Quebec
  3. Don’t Take Your Love from Me – Henry Nemo
  4. Blues for Charlie – Grant Green
  5. Like – Ike Quebec
  6. Count Every Star – Bruno Coquatrix, Sammy Gallop

In June 1968.

In June 1968, “Polydor” label released the debut, self-titled Os Mutantes album. It was recorded December 1967-January 1968, at “Philips Studios” in Brazil, and was produced by Manoel Barenbein. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 9 on its list of the “10 Greatest Latin Albums of All Time”, and on number 9 on the list of the “100 Greatest Brazilian Albums of All Time”. “Mojo” magazine ranked the album at number 12 on its list of the “50 Most Out-There Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Rita Lee- vocals, recorder, autoharp, percussion
  • Sérgio Dias- vocals, guitars
  • Arnaldo Baptista- vocals, keyboards, bass
  • Dirceu: drums
  • Jorge Ben: vocals and acoustic guitar
  • César Baptista: vocals
  • Clarisse Leite: piano
  • Cláudio Baptista: electronics
  • Gilberto Gil: percussion
  • Rogério Duprat: arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee and Sérgio Dias except where noted.

  1. Panis et Circenses – Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso
  2. A Minha Menina – Jorge Ben
  3. O Relógio
  4. Adeus, Maria Fulô – Sivuca, Humberto Teixeira
  5. Baby – Caetano Veloso
  6. Senhor F
  7. Bat Macumba – Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso
  8. Le premier bonheur du jou – Franck Gérald, Jean Renard
  9. Trem Fantasma – Caetano Veloso, Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee, Sérgio Dias
  10. Tempo no Tempo – John Phillips- Version: Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee, Sérgio Dias
  11. Ave Genghis Khan

 

 

On May 30, 2011.

On May 30, 2011, “Five Seven” label released “Panic of Girls”, the ninth Blondie studio album. It was recorded October–December 2009 and May 2010 in Woodstock, New York and Hoboken, New Jersey, and was produced by Jeff Saltzman, Kato Khandwala, Matt Katz-Bohen and Super Buddha.

Personnel:

  • Debbie Harry- vocals
  • Chris Stein- guitar
  • Clem Burke- drums
  • Leigh Foxx – bass
  • Matt Katz-Bohen- keyboards, programming, guitar
  • Tommy Kessler- guitar
  • Paul Carbonara – guitar
  • Elliot Easton- guitar
  • Zach Condon- trumpet
  • Lauren Katz-Bohen – backing vocals
  • Professor Louie- accordion
  • Kato Khandwala – engineering, programming, guitar, keyboards
  • Chris Berens- cover art, art direction
  • Marco Martin – engineer
  • Gabriel Espinosa – engineer
  • Mark Needham- mixing
  • Will Brierre – assistant mix engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen- mastering

Track listing:

  1. D-Day – Deborah Harry, Barbara Jean Morrison, Charles W. Nieland
  2. What I Heard – Matt Katz-Bohen, Laurel Katz-Bohen
  3. Mother – Debbie Harry, Kato Khandwala, Ben Phillips
  4. The End the End – Debbie Harry, Kato Khandwala, Ben Phillips
  5. Girlie Girlie – Anthony Davis, Lloyd Douglas, Steve Golding
  6. Love Doesn’t Frighten Me – Matt Katz-Bohen, Laurel Katz-Bohen
  7. Words in My Mouth – Debbie Harry, Jean Morrison, Charles W. Nieland
  8. Sunday Smile – Zach Condon
  9. Wipe Out My Sweat – Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, Matt Katz-Bohen
  10. Le Bleu – Chris Stein, Gilles Riberolles
  11. China Shoes – Debbie Harry, Chris Stein

 

In May 1988.

In May 1988, “Mute” label released “A Bell Is a Cup… Until It Is Struck”, the fifth Wire  studio album. It was recorded in December 1987, and at “Preußen Tonstudio” in Berlin, and was produced by Gareth Jones.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Gilbert
  • Robert Gotobed
  • Graham Lewis
  • Colin Newman

Track listing:

All tracks byBruce Gilbert, Robert Gotobed, Graham Lewis and Colin Newman.

  1. Silk Skin Paws
  2. The Finest Drops
  3. The Queen of Ur and the King of Um
  4. Free Falling Divisions
  5. It’s a Boy
  6. Boiling Boy
  7. Kidney Bingos
  8. Come Back in Two Halves
  9. Follow the Locust
  10. A Public Place

 

On May 22, 1980.

On May 22, 1980, “Motown” label released “Diana”, the tenth Diana Ross album. It was recorded December 1979-March 1980, at “Power Station”, and “Electric Lady” in New York City, “Motown/Hitsville U.S.A. Studios” in Hollywood and was produced by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Diana Ross –lead vocals
  • Alfa Anderson –background vocals
  • Fonzi Thornton– background vocals
  • Luci Martin – background vocals
  • Michelle Cobbs – background vocals
  • Bernard Edwards– bass guitar
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • Tony Thompson– drums
  • Andy Barrett (Schwartz) –piano
  • Raymond Jones – keyboards
  • Eddie Daniels –saxophone
  • Meco Monardo– trombone
  • Bob Milliken –trumpet
  • Valerie Haywood (The Chic Strings) –strings
  • Cheryl Hong (The Chic Strings) – strings
  • Karen Milne (The Chic Strings) – strings
  • Gene Orloff– conductor
  • Bob Clearmountain– engineer
  • Bill Scheniman – engineer
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– engineer
  • Ralph Osborn – engineer
  • Abdoulaye Soumare – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Hendrickson – assistant engineer
  • Lucy Laurie – assistant engineer
  • Peter Robbins – assistant engineer
  • Dennis King –mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.

  1. Upside Down
  2. Tenderness
  3. Friend to Friend
  4. I’m Coming Out
  5. Have Fun (Again)
  6. My Old Piano
  7. Now That You’re Gone
  8. Give Up