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On June 30, 1979.

On June 30, 1979, “Elektra” label released “Spy”, the eight Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – April 1979, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano
  • Ian McLagan– acoustic piano
  • Don Grolnick– acoustic piano, clavinet
  • Warren Bernhardt– keyboards, acoustic piano, electric piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, electric piano
  • Ken Bichel– Polymoog, synthesizer
  • Cliff Carter – synthesizer
  • Billy Mernit – acoustic piano
  • Joe Caro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • John Hall – electric guitar
  • David Spinozza– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Frank Carillo– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Will Lee– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion, congas
  • Raphael Cruz – cowbell, congas, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone, tenor sax solo
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Peter Ballin – alto saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto – baritone saxophone
  • Tom Malone– trombone
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Arif Mardin– horn, string and choir arrangement
  • Gene Orloff– concertmaster
  • Tim Curry– backing vocals
  • Ullanda McCullough – backing vocals
  • James Taylor– backing vocals
  • Lucy Simon – backing vocals
  • Jonathan Abramowitz, Lamar Alsop, Julien Barber, Phil Bodner, James Buffington, Frederick Buldrini, Jean R. Dane, Eddie Daniels, Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Gerald Tarack, Paul Gershman, Ted Hoyle, Regis Iandiorio, Teddy Israel, Harold Kohon, Jesse Levy, Guy Lumia, Joseph Malin, Richard Maximoff, Kermit Moore, Eugene J. Moye, Gene Orloff, Tony Posk, Alan Shulmanand Mitsue Takayama – strings
  • Lew Hahn – recording, mixing
  • Mike O’Malley – assistant engineer
  • George Piros – mastering
  • Robert Heimall – art direction, design
  • Pam Frank – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. Vengeance
  2. Just Like You Do
  3. We’re So Close
  4. Coming to Get You
  5. Never Been Gone – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  6. Pure Sin – Carly Simon, Frank Carillo
  7. Love You By Heart – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman, Libby Titus
  8. Spy – Carly Simon, James Taylor, Arif Mardin
  9. Memorial Day

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “E.G.” label released “What’s THIS For…!”, the second Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded December 1980 – February 1981, at “Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Launay, Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Martin Glover, and Geordie Walker.

Personnel:

  • Jaz Coleman– vocals, synthesizer
  • Geordie Walker– guitar
  • Youth– bass guitar
  • Paul Ferguson– vocals, drums

 Track listing:

All tracks are by Jaz Coleman, Paul Ferguson, Martin Glover, and Geordie Walker.

  1. The Fall of Because
  2. Tension
  3. Unspeakable
  4. Butcher
  5. Follow the Leaders
  6. Madness
  7. Who Told You
  8. Exit

On June 20, 1995.

On June 20, 1995, “Elektra” label released “Tigerlily”, the debut Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded December 1994 – March 1995, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, NY, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant– vocals, piano, organ, vibraphone
  • Jennifer Turner– acoustic and electric guitar, background vocals
  • Peter Yanowitz– percussion, drums
  • Barrie Maguire – bass, 12 string guitar
  • John Holbrook – organ, electric guitar, engineer
  • Adrián López Guevarra – percussion
  • Matt Henderson – bass, electric guitar
  • Jay Ungar– violin
  • Katell Keineg– background vocals
  • Michelle Kinney – cello
  • Eric Schenkman – electric guitar
  • Randy Grant – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant except where noted.

  1. San Andreas Fault
  2. Wonder
  3. Beloved Wife
  4. River
  5. Carnival
  6. I May Know the Word
  7. The Letter
  8. Cowboy Romance
  9. Jealousy
  10. Where I Go
  11. Seven Years

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Nova” label released the self – titled, debut La Düsseldorf album. It was recorded September – December 1975, at “La Düsseldorf Studio” in Düsseldorf, “Conny Plank’s Studio” in Wolperath, Neunkirchen-Seelscheid, and was produced by Conny Plank, Klaus Dinger, Thomas Dinger, Harald Konietzko, Hans Lampe and Nikolaus VanRhein.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Dinger– vocals, guitar
  • Thomas Dinger– vocals, percussion, lighting
  • Harald Konietzko – bass
  • Hans Lampe – electronics, keyboards, percussion, synthesizer
  • Nikolaus VanRhein – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Klaus Becker – proofreading
  • Konrad Plank – engineer
  • Dinger Brothers – artwork, stylist
  • Stephen Iliffe – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Düsseldorf
  2. La Düsseldorf
  3. Silver Cloud
  4. Time

On June 17, 2011.

On June 17, 2011, “Jagjaguwar” label released the self – titled, second Bon Iver studio album. It was recorded November 2008 – December 2010, at “April Base” in Fall Creek, Wisconsin, and was produced by Justin Vernon.

Personnel:

  • Justin Vernon– voices, Korg M1, electric, baritone, nylon, high strung and tape head guitar, drums, bass, cymbals, 909, RE-201, CDO choirs, pianos, synth patches, choirs, banjo, synth, bass drum twelve-string delays, finger cymbals, tremolo piano, hands, additional string, and horn arrangements
  • Mike Lewis– soprano, alt and tenor saxophone, additional string and horn arrangements
  • Colin Stetson– alto and bass saxophone, flute, clarinets, additional string, and horn arrangements
  • Mikey Noyce – voice
  • Rob Moose– violins, violas; string and horn arrangements
  • Matt McCaughan – drums, RE-201, snare drums, brushes, bass drum, thighs, handclaps, granular synthesis, synth, drum source, gates, 909
  • Tom Wincek – granular synthesis
  • Sean Carey– voice, drums, choirs, vibraphone, bowed vibraphone, Harmony Engine, bass drum, mallet drums, processing
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Brian Joseph – RE-201, gates
  • Jim Schoenecker– granular synthesis
  • CJ “Carm” Camerieri – French horns, trumpets, pedal trumpets, muted trumpets, piccolo trumpet.an additional string and horn arrangements
  • Justin Vernon – engineering, mixing
  • Brian Joseph – engineering, mixing
  • Nate Vernon – additional engineering
  • Andy Immerman – assistant engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Gregory Euclide – paintings
  • Daniel Murphy – design, layout, handwriting

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Vernon, except where noted.  “Calgary”, written by Vernon with Matt McCaughan.

  1. Perth
  2. Minnesota, WI
  3. Holocene
  4. Towers
  5. Michicant
  6. Hinnom, TX
  7. Wash
  8. Calgary
  9. Lisbon, OH
  10. Beth/Rest

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Warner Music” label released “It Ain’t Easy”, the fifth Long John Baldry album. It was recorded December 1970 – February 1971, at “Morgan Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Long John Baldry – vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Maggie Bell– vocals
  • Elton John– organ, piano
  • Ron Wood– guitar, 12-string guitar
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan, Tony Hazzard, Doris Troy, Tony Burrows, Kay Garner, Liza Strike – background vocals
  • Sam Mitchell – dobro, guitar, slide guitar
  • Caleb Quaye– guitar
  • Joshua M’Bopo – guitar
  • Ray Jackson– mandolin
  • Madelene Bell – tambourine
  • Ian Armitt – piano
  • Ricky Brown – bass guitar
  • Dave Glover – bass guitar
  • Mick Waller– drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Lesley Duncan – chorus caster
  • Jimi Horowitz – executive producer
  • Ed Thrasher– art director
  • Judith Sims – liner notes

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

On June 10, 2008.

On June 10, 2008, “Times Square” label released “On the Real Side”, the 63rd and the final Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded in December 2007, at “Bennett Studios” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Yusuf Gandhi and David Weiss.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard– flugelhorn
  • David Weiss– trumpet
  • Myron Walden– alto saxophone
  • Jimmy Greene– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Norbert Stachel – baritone saxophone, flute
  • Craig Handy– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Xavier Davis– piano
  • Russell Malone– guitar
  • Dwayne Burno– upright bass
  • J. Strickland – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard.

  1. Lifeflight
  2. Up Jumped Spring
  3. Theme for Kareem
  4. On the Real Side
  5. Take It to the Ozone
  6. Skydive
  7. Gibraltar

On June 7, 1994.

On June 7, 1994, “MCA” label released “Walk On”, the fourth Boston studio album. It was recorded November 1990 – December 1993, and was produced by Tom Scholz.

Personnel:

  • Tom Scholz– guitar, bass, drums, piano, organ, keyboard, clavinet, hand clapping, engineer, arranger, “moral support and snacks”
  • Fran Cosmo– lead vocals
  • Gary Pihl– guitar, hand clapping, assistant engineer
  • David Sikes – bass guitar, background vocals, assistant engineer
  • Doug Huffman – drums
  • Matt Belyea – hand clapping
  • Bob Cedro – rhythm guitar, special effects, hand clapping
  • Tommy Funderburk– background vocals
  • Sean Olsen – hand clapping, rhythm guitar, flute
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Ron Larson – design, illustrations
  • Andy Engel – cover art concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Scholz, except where noted.

  1. I Need Your Love – Tom Scholz, Fred Sampson
  2. Surrender to Me – Tom Scholz, David Sikes, Bobby Laquidara
  3. Livin’ for You
  4. Walkin’ at Night
  5. Walk On – Tom Scholz, Brad Delp. David Sikes
  6. Get Organ-ized, Get Reorganized
  7. Walk On (Some More) – Tom Scholz, Brad Delp, David Sikes
  8. What’s Your Name
  9. Magdalene – Tom Scholz, David Sikes, Galen “Rusty” Foulke
  10. We Can Make It – Tom Scholz, David Sikes, Bob Cedro

 

In June 1969.

In June 1969, “Atlantic” label released “A Soul Experiment”, the 17th Freddie Hubbard album. It was recorded December 1968 – January 1969, at “A&R Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Gil Fuller and Joel Dorn.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Hubbard– trumpet
  • Carlos Garnett– tenor saxophone
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Gary Illingworth – organ
  • Billy Butler– guitar
  • Eric Gale– guitar
  • Jerry Jemmott– bass
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • Bernard Purdie- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Freddie Hubbard, except where noted.

  1. Clap Your Hands – Don Pickett
  2. Wichita Lineman – Jimmy Webb
  3. South Street Stroll – Kenny Barron
  4. Lonely Soul
  5. No Time to Lose – Carlos Garnett
  6. Hang ‘Em Up – Carlos Garnett
  7. Good Humor Man – Don Pickett
  8. Midnite Soul
  9. Soul Turn Around – Walter Bishop, Jr.
  10. A Soul Experiment