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In January 1969.

In January 1969, “Pye” label released “Revelation”, the debut Man studio album. It was recorded in December 1968, at “Pye Studios” in London, and at “Langland Hotel” in Swansea, and was produced by John Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Mike “Micky” Jones – vocals, lead guitar
  • Deke Leonard(credited as Roger Leonard) – vocals, guitar, harp, piano, percussion
  • Clive John – vocals, organ, piano, guitar
  • Jeff Jones – drums, percussion
  • Ray Williams – bass
  • John Schroeder – supervision
  • Alan Florence – engineer
  • Malcolm Eade – sound effects

Track listing:

  1. And in the Beginning….. – Roger Leonard
  2. Sudden Life – Roger Leonard, Clive John
  3. Empty Room – Clive John, Ray Williams
  4. Puella! Puella! (Woman! Woman!) – Mike Jones
  5. Love – Roger Leonard
  6. Erotica – Roger Leonard, Clive John, Mike Jones, Jeff Jones, Ray Williams
  7. Blind Man – Roger Leonard
  8. And Castles Rise in Children’s Eyes – Mike Jones
  9. Don’t Just Stand There (Come in Out of the Rain) – Mike Jones
  10. The Missing Pieces – Roger Leonard, Clive John, Martin Ace, Clive Reynolds
  11. The Future Hides its Face – Roger Leonard
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In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Black Saint” label released “Milano Strut”, the eleventh Don Pullen album. It was recorded in December 1978, at “Barigozzi Studio” in Milano, Italy, and was produced by Giacomo Pellicciotti.

Personnel:

  • Don Pullen- piano, organ
  • Don Moye- drums, percussion, congas, bells

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Pullen

  1. Conversation
  2. Communication
  3. Milano Strut
  4. Curve Eleven (For Giuseppi)

On December 10, 1993.

On December 10, 1993, “Avant” label released “Absinthe”, the seventh and the final Naked City album. It was recorded in December 1992 at “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • John Zorn- vocals, synthesizer, sampler
  • Bill Frisell- guitar
  • Fred Frith- bass guitar
  • Wayne Horvitz- keyboards, synthesizer, sampler
  • Joey Baron- percussion
  • Disk Union – executive producer
  • Joe Ferla – engineer
  • Hoover Le – assistant engineer
  • Scott Hull – mastering
  • Hans Bellmer”Les Jeux de la Poupée – cover photography
  • Tomoyo T.L. (Karath=Razar) – design
  • Lisa Wells – photography typesetting

Track listing:

All tracks by John Zorn.

  1. Val De Travers
  2. Une Correspondance
  3. La Fée Verte
  4. Fleurs Du Mal
  5. Artemisia Absinthium
  6. Notre Dame De L’oubli (For Olivier Messiaen)
  7. Verlaine: Part I: Un Midi Moins Dix
  8. Verlaine: Part II: La Bleue
  9. …Rend Fou

 

On December 8, 1979.

On December 8, 1979, “United Artists” label released “On Parole”, the fourth Motörhead album. It was recorded September – December 1975, February 1978, at “Rockfield Studios” in Monmouth, Wales, and was produced by Fritz Fryer and  Dave Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Ian Lemmy Kilmister – lead vocals, bass
  • Larry Wallis– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor– drums
  • Lucas Fox– drums
  • Fritz Fryer – engineer, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Motorhead – Ian Kilmister
  2. On Parole – Larry Wallis
  3. Vibrator – Larry Wallis, Des Brown
  4. Iron Horse / Born to Lose – Phil Taylor, Mick Brown, Guy “Tramp” Lawrence
  5. City Kids – Larry Wallis, Duncan Sanderson
  6. The Watcher – Ian Kilmister
  7. Leaving Here – Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Edward Holland
  8. Lost Johnny – Ian Kilmister, Mick Farren
  9. Fools – Larry Wallis, Des Brown

On November 26, 2008.

On November 26, 2008, “Headphone Dust” label released “Insurgentes”, the first Steven Wilson solo album. It was recorded December 2007 – August 2008, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson: vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, acoustic & electric pianos, keyboards, synthesizers, harmonium, mellotron, bass guitar, percussion, drum & keyboard programming, ambient noise, loops, mixing
  • Gavin Harrison– drums , cymbals
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Mike Outram – electric guitar
  • Dirk Serries– guitar drones
  • Jordan Rudess– piano
  • Clodagh Simonds– vocals
  • Sand Snowman – acoustic and processed acoustic guitars, recorders
  • Theo Travis– wah-flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • Michiyo Yagi– 17-string bass koto, 21-string koto
  • Steve Price, Maki Sasaki – engineer
  • Mark Prator, John Wesley – guitars engineer
  • Bert Baldwin – piano engineer
  • Andy VanDette – mastering
  • Lasse Hoile – cover design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks written by Steven Wilson.

  1. Harmony Korine
  2. Abandoner
  3. Salvaging
  4. Veneno para las hadas
  5. No Twilight Within the Courts of the Sun
  6. Significant Other
  7. Only Child
  8. Twilight Coda
  9. Get All You Deserve
  10. Insurgentes

 

On November 25, 2014.

On November 25, 2014, “Mack Avenue” label released “Room”, album by Nels Cline and Julian Lage. It was recorded in December 2013, and was produced by Nels Cline and Julian Lage.

Personnel:

  • Nels Cline – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Julian Lage– electric and acoustic guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Nels Cline except where noted.

  1. Abstract 12 – Julian Lage
  2. Racy
  3. The Scent of Light
  4. Whispers from Eve
  5. Blues, Too
  6. Odd End
  7. Amenette
  8. Freesia/The Bond
  9. Waxman – Nels Cline, Julian Lage
  10. Calder – Julian Lage

 

 

On November 16, 2009.

On November 16, 2009, “Mercury” label released “Keep Calm and Carry On”, the seventh Stereophonics studio album. It was recorded September – December 2008, at “State of the Ark”, “RAK Studios” and “Westpoint Studios” in London, and was produced by Kelly Jones, Jim Abbiss and Jim Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Jones– lead vocals, guitar
  • Richard Jones– bass
  • Adam Zindani– guitar, backing vocals
  • Javier Weyler– drums
  • Niel Cowley – piano, Wurlitzer, organ
  • Jim Abbiss– piano, organ, Synthesizer, Vibraphone, percussion
  • Arnulf Lindner – cello
  • Barny Barnicott, Jim Lowe – mixing
  • Jonathan Shakhovskoy – engineering
  • Tom Hough, Helen Atkinson, Ian Sherwin – additional engineering
  • John Davis – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Kelly Jones.

  1. She’s Alright
  2. Innocent
  3. Beerbottle
  4. Trouble
  5. Could You Be the One
  6. I Got Your Number
  7. Uppercut
  8. Live ‘n’ Love
  9. 100mph
  10. Wonder
  11. Stuck in a Rut
  12. Show Me How