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In September 1968.

In September 1968, “Polydor” label released “Idea”, the fifth Bee Gees album. It was recorded December / January 1967 – July 1968, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robert Stigwood. The cover art was by Wolfgang Heilemann.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, organ
  • Maurice Gibb– bass guitar, piano, organ, mellotron, harmony and backing vocals
  • Vince Melouney– guitar, harmonica, lead vocals
  • Colin Petersen– drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • John Pantry, Damon Lyon Shaw – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, except where noted.

  1. Let There Be Love
  2. Kitty Can
  3. In the Summer of His Years
  4. Indian Gin and Whisky Dry
  5. Down to Earth
  6. Such a Shame – Vince Melouney
  7. Idea
  8. When the Swallows Fly
  9. I Have Decided to Join the Airforce
  10. I Started a Joke
  11. Kilburn Towers
  12. Swan Song
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On September 3, 1990.

On September 3, 1990, “Columbia” label released “Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1”, the second George Michael album. It was recorded December 1988-July 1990, and was produced by George Michael. The album won the “Best British Album” award at the 1991 “BRIT Awards”. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP’; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; 4 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”, and 2 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • George Michael – drums, percussion, guitars, bass, keyboards, horn arrangements
  • Chris Porter – mix engineer
  • Danny Cummings – drums, percussion
  • Ian Thomas – drums, percussion
  • Deon Estus– bass
  • Phil Palmer– guitar
  • Chris Cameron – keyboards, horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Anthony Patler – keyboards
  • Andy Hamilton– saxophone
  • Pete Gleadall – MIDIsequencing and programming
  • Bradford Branson – inner photography

Track listing:

All tracks by George Michael, except where noted.

  1. Praying for Time
  2. Freedom! 90
  3. They Won’t Go When I Go – Stevie Wonder, Yvonne Wright
  4. Something to Save
  5. Cowboys and Angels
  6. Waiting for That Day – George Michael, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. Mother’s Pride
  8. Heal the Pain
  9. Soul Free
  10. Waiting (Reprise)

 

On September 2, 2014.

On September 2, 2014, “Capitol” label released “Somewhere Under Wonderland”, the seventh Counting Crows studio album. It was recorded December 2013 – February 2014, at “Fantasy Recording Studios” in Berkeley, and was produced by Brian Deck.

Personnel:

  • Jim Bogios– drums, percussion, harmony vocals, hand claps
  • David Bryson– guitar, acoustic guitar, harmony vocals
  • Adam Duritz– lead vocals, piano, harmony vocals
  • Charlie Gillingham– keyboards, piano, Hammond B3 organ, Mellotron, harmony vocals
  • David Immerglück– guitar, pedal steel guitar, mandolin, vocals, harmony vocals
  • Millard Powers– bass guitar, harmony vocals
  • Dan Vickrey– guitar, 12-string guitar, harmony vocals
  • Brian Deck– glockenspiel, hand claps, mixing
  • Eric Hillman, Brian Holl, John Paul Roney – backing vocals
  • Chris Watson – trumpet
  • Shawn Dealey – engineering
  • Jason Butler – assistant engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Kabir Hermon – assistant engineering, engineering
  • Albert Hernandez – assistant engineering
  • Eric Hillman – vocal engineering
  • Felipe Molina – art conception, paintings

Track listing:

All lyrics by Adam Duritz.

  1. Palisades Park – Adam Duritz
  2. Earthquake Driver – Adam Duritz, David Immerglück
  3. Dislocation – Adam Duritz, David Immerglück, Millard Powers, Dan Vickrey
  4. God of Ocean Tides – Adam Duritz, Millard Powers, Dan Vickrey
  5. Scarecrow – Adam Duritz, David Immerglück, Millard Powers, Dan Vickrey
  6. Elvis Went to Hollywood – Adam Duritz, David Immerglück
  7. Cover Up the Sun – Adam Duritz, David Immerglück, Millard Powers, Dan Vickrey
  8. John Appleseed’s Lament – Adam Duritz, David Immerglück, Millard Powers, Dan Vickrey
  9. Possibility Days – Adam Duritz

On September 2, 1996.

On September 2, 1996, “Nude” label released “Coming Up”, the third Suede album. It was recorded December 1995 – June 1996, and was produced by Ed Buller.

Personnel:

  • Brett Anderson– vocals, artwork
  • Richard Oakes– guitar
  • Mat Osman– bass guitar
  • Simon Gilbert– drums
  • Neil Codling– keyboards
  • Ed Buller– engineer, mixing
  • David Bascombe – mixing
  • Gary Stout – engineer
  • Craig Armstrong – string arrangements
  • Nick Knight– photography
  • Peter Saville– art direction
  • Howard Wakefield – design

Track listing:

  1. Trash – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  2. Filmstar – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  3. Lazy – Brett Anderson
  4. By the Sea – Brett Anderson
  5. She – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  6. Beautiful Ones – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  7. Starcrazy – Brett Anderson, Neil Codling
  8. Picnic by the Motorway – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes
  9. The Chemistry Between Us – Brett Anderson, Neil Codling
  10. Saturday Night – Brett Anderson, Richard Oakes

 

In August 1979.

On August 27, 1979, “Arista” label released “Eve”, the fourth Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – June 1979, at “Super bear Studios” and was produced by Alan Parsons. The cover art was by Hipgnosis.

Personnel:

  • Eric Woolfson; Duncan Mackay – keyboards
  • Alan Parsons; Eric Woolfson – miscellaneous instrumental contributions
  • Chris Rainbow; David Paton – backing vocals
  • David Paton – bass
  • Stuart Elliott – drums, percussion
  • Ian Bairnson – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Orchestra – The Orchestra Of The Munich Chamber Opera
  • The Orchestra of the Munich Chamber Opera care of Eberhard Schoene leader – Sandor Farcas
  • Orchestra Coordinator – Curtis Briggs
  • Trivia Consultants – Shapiro and Steinberg
  • Vocals – Lesley Duncan; David Paton; Chris Rainbow; Clare Torry; Dave Townsend; Lenny Zakatek
  • Engineered by Alan Parsons
  • Mastered by Chris Blair, Wally Traugot
  • Executive production: Eric Woolfson

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Lucifer
  2. You Lie Down With Dogs
  3. I’d Rather Be a Man
  4. You Won’t Be There
  5. Winding Me Up
  6. Damned If I Do
  7. Don’t Hold Back
  8. Secret Garden
  9. If I Could Change Your Mind

On August 20, 1991.

On August 20, 1991, “Epic” label released “Pocket Full of Kryptonite”, the debut Spin Doctors studio album. It was recorded July – December 1990, at “The Power Station”, “RPM Studios” and “ACME Recording Studios” in New York, and was produced by Frank Aversa, Peter Denenberg, Frankie LaRocka, Chris Barron, Eric Schenkman, Mark Wjite and Aaron Comess. The album was certified 5 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Chris Barron – lead vocals
  • Eric Schenkman – guitar; lead vocals; piano
  • Mark White– bass
  • Aaron Comess – drums, percussion, Hammond organ; backing vocals; congas
  • John Popper– harmonica; backing vocals
  • John Bush – tambourine; congas
  • Engineers: Frank Aversa, Peter Denenberg, Marc Schwartz, Chris Barron, Eric Schenkman, Mark Wjite, Aaron Comess
  • Assistant engineers: Jeff Lippay, Motley
  • Mixing: Peter Denenberg, Frankie La Rocka, Chris Barron, Eric Schenkman, Mark Wjite and Aaron Comess
  • Mastering: Ted Jensen
  • Production coordination: Jason J. Richardson
  • Guitar technician: Joseph Miselis
  • Equipment manager: John Darren Greene
  • Art direction: Francesca Restrepo
  • Photography: Paul Aresu, Paul LaRaia
  • Cover art: Darren Greene, Chris Gross, Nicky Lindeman
  • Liner notes: Cree McCree

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Barron, Eric Schenkman, Mark Wjite and Aaron Comess except where noted.

  1. Jimmy Olsen’s Blues
  2. What Time Is It?
  3. Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong
  4. Forty or Fifty
  5. Refrigerator Car
  6. More Than She Knows – Eric Schenkman, Simon Lambert, Graham Clark, J.P. Fitting
  7. Two Princes
  8. Off My Line – John David Bell, Chris Barron, Eric Schenkman, Mark Wjite, Aaron Comess
  9. How Could You Want Him (When You Know You Could Have Me?)
  10. Shinbone Alley/Hard to Exist – John Popper, Chris Barron, Eric Schenkman, Mark Wjite, Aaron Comess

 

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Capricorn” label released “Brothers and Sisters”, the fourth Allman Brothers Band album. It was recorded October–December 1972, at “Capricorn Sound Studios”, and was produced by Johnny Sandlin, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Jai Johanny Johanson, Butch Trucks, Chuck Leavell and Lamar Williams.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman– vocals, organ, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Dickey Betts– lead and slide guitar, vocals
  • Berry Oakley– bass guitar
  • Jai Johanny Johanson– drums, congas
  • Butch Trucks– drums, percussion, timpani, congas
  • Chuck Leavell– piano, backing vocals, electric piano
  • Lamar Williams – bass guitar
  • Les Dudek– co-lead and acoustic guitar
  • Tommy Talton – acoustic guitar
  • Johnny Sandlin, Ovie Sparks – engineer, remix
  • Buddy Thornton – engineer
  • George Marino– mastering engineer
  • Judi Reeve – graphic content
  • Dan Hudson, Jr, Bo Meriwether – photography
  • Barry Feinstein, Vicki Hodgett – layout, design 

    Track listing:

    1. Wasted Words – Gregg Allman
    2. Ramblin’ Man – Dickey Bets
    3. Come and Go Blues – Gregg Allman
    4. Jelly Jelly – Gregg Allman
    5. Southbound – Dickey Betts
    6. Jessica – Dickey Betts
    7. Pony Boy – Dickey Betts