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On february 23, 1998.

On February 22, 1998, “Mercury” label released “Undiscovered Soul”, the second Richie Sambora studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at “Ocean Way Recording”, “Record One”, “Record Plant”, and “Voodoo Lounge”, and was produced by Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Richie Sambora – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, handclaps, arranger
  • Don Was – bass, wurlitzer, handclaps
  • Pino Palladino – fretless bass
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar, handclaps
  • Wayne Hood – guitar, strings arrangement
  • David Paich – electric piano, synthesizer
  • Greg Phillinganes – piano, background vocals
  • Chuck Leavell – piano, electric piano
  • Steven Tyler – harmonica
  • Rami Jaffee – Hammond b3 organ, accordion, handclaps
  • Billy Preston – Hammond b3 organ, background vocals
  • Robbie Buchanan – synthesizer
  • Jamie Muhoberac – synthesizer programming
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – background vocals, bass, handclaps
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums, percussion, handclaps
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Myrna Smith, Portia Griffin, Isabella Lento, Sweet Pea Atkinson, Harry Bowens, Hook – background vocals
  • Ed Cherney, Rail Jon Rogut, Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Chris McCann, Dan Chavkin, Greg Allen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richie Sambora and Richard Supa, except where noted.

  1. Made in America
  2. Hard Times Come Easy
  3. Fallen From Graceland – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa
  4. All That Really Matters
  5. You’re Not Alone – Richie Sambora, Thomas Marolda
  6. In It For Love
  7. Chained – Richie Sambora, Thomas Marolda, Ernie White
  8. Harlem Rain
  9. Who I Am – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa
  10. Downside of Love – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa

on January12, 2010.

On January 12, 2010, “Hip-O” and “UMe” labels released “Y Not”, the 16th Ringo Starr album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Bruce Sugar and Ringo Starr.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) – lead and backing vocals, drums, keyboards, piano, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Steve Dudas – guitar
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond organ, piano
  • Michael Bradford – bass guitar
  • Bruce Sugar – keyboards, engineer
  • Keith Allison – guitar, backing vocals
  • Don Was – bass guitar, upright bass
  • Joe Walsh – guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • David A. Stewart – guitar
  • Billy Squier – guitar
  • Paul McCartney – bass guitar, additional vocals
  • Edgar Winter – horns, tenor and alto saxophones, backing vocals
  • Ann Marie Calhoun – violin
  • Tina Sugandh – tabla and chanting
  • Joss Stone – lead vocals
  • Ben Harper – backing vocals
  • Richard Marx – backing vocals
  • Cindy Gomez – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Fill in the Blanks – Richard Starkey, Joe Walsh
  2. Peace Dream – Richard Starkey, Gary Wright, Gary Nicholson
  3. The Other Side of Liverpool – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  4. Walk With You – Richard Starkey, Van Dyke Parks
  5. Time – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  6. Everyone Wins – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  7. Mystery in the Night – Richard Starkey, Richard Marx
  8. Can’t Do It Wrong – Richard Starkey, Gary Burr
  9. Y Not – Richard Starkey, Glen Ballard
  10. Who’s Your Daddy – Richard Starkey, Joss Stone

on October 11, 1993.

On October 11, 1993, “Elektra” label released “I’m Alive”, the tenth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, CA, and was produced by Jackson Browne, Scott Thurston, and Don Was. The album was in “Qmagazine list of “The 50 Best Albums Of 1993”.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano
  • Sweet Pea Atkinson – backing vocals
  • Sir Harry Bowens – backing vocals
  • Ryan Browne – backing vocals
  • Katia Cardenal – backing vocals
  • Valerie Carter – backing vocals
  • David Crosby – backing vocals
  • Doug Haywood – backing vocals
  • Don Henley – backing vocals
  • William “Bill” Greene – backing vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – backing vocals
  • Steven Soles – backing vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes – backing vocals
  • David Lindley – guitar, bouzouki, oud
  • John Leventhal – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Scott Thurston – guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Campbell – guitar
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar
  • Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel – guitar
  • Jai Winding – piano
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond organ 
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Kevin McCormick – bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Mauricio-Fritz Lewak – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Susann McMahon – assistant producer
  • Paul Dieter; Rik Pekkonen – engineer
  • Steve Onuska, Bob Salcedo, Kathy Yore – assistant engineer
  • Ed Cherney – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Robin Lynch – art direction, design
  • Alli Truch – design
  • Bruce Weber – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne.

  1. I’m alive
  2. My Problem Is You
  3. Everywhere I Go
  4. I’ll Do Anything
  5. Miles Away
  6. Too Many Angels
  7. Take This Rain
  8. Two of Me, Two of You
  9. Sky Blue and Black
  10. All Good Things

Continue reading on October 11, 1993.

On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Blue Note” label released “Emanon”, the 26th Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, “Danilo’s Jazz Club”, “American Trade Hotel”, “Casco Viejo”, in Panama, “The Barbican”, in London, and was produced by Don Was and Wayne Shorter. The album contains both studio and live recordings.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Danilo Perez– piano
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Brian Blade– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter, except where noted.

  1. Pegasus
  2. Prometheus Unbound
  3. Lotus
  4. The Three Marias
  5. The Three Marias
  6. Lost and Orbits Medley
  7. Lotus
  8. She Moves Through the Fair – traditional, arranged by Wayne Shorter
  9. Adventures Aboard the Golden Mean
  10. Prometheus Unbound

On June 24, 2014.

On June 14, 2014, “Blue Note” label released “Enjoy the View”, the 25th and the last Bobby Hutcherson album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Hutcherson– vibraphone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco– trumpet, organ
  • Billy Hart– drums

Track listing:

  1. Delia – David Sanborn
  2. Don Is – Joey DeFrancesco
  3. Hey Harold – Bobby Hutcherson
  4. Little Flower – David Sanborn
  5. Montara – Bobby Hutcherson
  6. Teddy – Bobby Hutcherson
  7. You – Joey DeFrancesco

On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “Fantasy” label released “Revolution Come…Revolution Go”, the eleventh Gov’t Mule studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Warren Haynes, Gordie Johnson and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Warren Haynes– vocals, guitar
  • Matt Abts– drums, percussion
  • Danny Louis – keyboards, rhythm guitar, horns, backing vocals
  • Jorgen Carlsson – bass
  • Jimmie Vaughan– guitar
  • Gordie Johnson– steel guitar
  • Rey Arteaga – percussion
  • Bobby Allende – congas
  • Sheree Smith – backing vocals
  • Angela Miller – backing vocals
  • Lauren Cervantez – backing vocals
  • Alecia Chakour – backing vocals
  • Jasmine Muhammad – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Haynes, except where noted.

  1. Stone Cold Rage – Warren Hayes, Danny Louis
  2. Drawn That Way
  3. Pressure Under Fire
  4. The Man I Want to Be – Warren Hayes, Matt Abbs, Danny Louis, Jorgen Carlsson
  5. Traveling Time
  6. Thorns of Life – Warren Hayes, Danny Louis, Jorgen Carlsson
  7. Dreams & Songs
  8. Sarah, Surrender
  9. Revolution Come, Revolution Go – Warren Hayes, Danny Louis, Jurgen Carlsson
  10. Burning Point
  11. Easy Times
  12. Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground – traditional, arranged by Warren Haynes

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On September 15, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “UM” label released “Give More Love”, the 19th Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Roccabella West” in Los Angeles; “Fred’s Kitchen” in Stockholm, and was produced by Ringo Starr.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– vocals, percussion, drums, guitar, mixing
  • Paul McCartney– bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Joe Walsh– guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Frampton– guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg Leisz, Steve Dudas, Dave Stewart, Gary Nicholson, Jeff Lynne, Matthew Pynn, Tom Hnatow – guitar
  • Petter Ericson Stakee – guitar, backing vocals, percussion
  • Mark Charles Heidinger – vocals, guitar, bass, vocals
  • Jim Cox – keyboards, piano, organ
  • Benmont Tench– keyboards
  • Edgar Winter – piano, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Glen Ballard– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Bob Malone– piano
  • Nathan East, Don Was, Matt Bissonette, Erik MacQueen – bass
  • Fredrik Aspelin – drums, percussion
  • Robby Consenza – drums, percussion, harmonica
  • Bruce Sugar – drum programming, keyboards; recording, mixing, editing
  • Greg Bissonette– percussion
  • Timothy B. Schmit, Richard Page, Amy Keys, Windy Wagner, Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman– backing vocals
  • Rose Guerin – vocals
  • Viktor Buck – backing vocals; engineering
  • Fred Appelquist – engineering
  • Peter R. Ericson – additional production
  • Duane Lundy — additional engineering, additional production

Track listing:

  1. We’re on the Road Again – Richard Starkey, Steve Lukather
  2. Laughable – Richard Starkey, Peter Frampton
  3. Show Me the Way – Richard Starkey, Steve Lukather
  4. Speed of Sound – Richard Starkey, Richard Marx
  5. Standing Still – Richard Starkey, Gary Burr
  6. King of the Kingdom – Richard Starkey, Van Dyke Parks
  7. Electricity – Richard Starkey, Glen Ballard
  8. So Wrong So Long – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  9. Shake It Up – Richard Starkey, Gary Nicholson
  10. Give More Love – Richard Starkey, Gary Nicholson

On May 22, 1992.

On May 22, 1992, “Private Music” label released “Time Takes Time”, the tenth Ringo Starr album. It was recorded March – September 1991, February 1992, and was produced by Don Was, Jeff Lynne,   Peter Asher and Phil Ramone.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Jeff Lynne– guitars, bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mark Goldenberg, Waddy Wachtel– guitars
  • Andrew Gold, Roger Manning, Andy Sturmer– guitars, backing vocals
  • Michael Landau, David Grissom, Michael Thompson, Jeff Baxter– guitars
  • Mark Hart– guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Benmont Tench, Robbie Buchanan, Jeffrey Vanston, Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson, Bob Glaub, Neil Stubenhaus– bass
  • Peter Asher– tambourine, backing vocals
  • Mark Hudson– percussion, backing vocals
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Harry Nilsson– vocals
  • Raven Kane, Rosemary Butler, Valerie Carter, Terri Wood, Carmen Twillie, Wendy Fraser, Stephanie Spruill, Andrea Robinson, Bobbi Page, Doug Fieger, Berton Averre, Mark Hart, Craig Copeland, Naomi Star, Darlene Koldenhoven, Kathryn Cotter, Mark Warman, Brian Wilson, Doug Fieger, Brian O’Doherty – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Weight of the World – Brian O’Doherty, Fred Velez
  2. Don’t Know a Thing About Love – Richard Feldman, Stan Lynch
  3. Don’t Go Where the Road Don’t Go – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman, Gary Grainger
  4. Golden Blunders – Jonathan Auer, Kenneth Stringfellow
  5. All in the Name of Love – Jerry Lynn Williams
  6. After All These Years – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  7. I Don’t believe You – Andy Sturmer, Roger Manning
  8. Runaways – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  9. It’s a Heartbeat – Diane Warren
  10. What Goes Around – Rick Suchow

 

 

On April 14, 2009.

On April 14, 2009, “Pinko Records” label released “California Years”, the seventh Jill Sobule studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Jill Sobule – vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo, piano
  • Dave Carpenter- vocals, piano
  • Bill DeMain – guitar
  • Robin Eaton – vocals
  • Mark Goldenberg- vocals, guitar, slide guitar, piano
  • Bryan Head – vocals
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Greg Leisz- vocals, dobro, mandolin
  • Jamie Muhoberac- organ
  • Geoff Pearlman – vocals
  • Benmont Tench- organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Eaton and Jill Sobule except where noted.

  1. Palm Springs
  2. San Francisco
  3. Nothing to Prove
  4. Where Is Bobbie Gentry?
  5. A Good Life
  6. Sweetheart
  7. Empty Glass – Jill Sobule, Elise Thoron
  8. League of Failures
  9. Wendell Lee
  10. Bloody Valentine
  11. Mexican Pharmacy
  12. While You Were Sleeping – Bill Demain, Jill Sobule
  13. Spiderman – Bill Demain, Jill Sobule
  14. The Donor Song – Jill Sobule

 

On December 2, 2016.

On December 2, 2016, “Polydor” label released “Blue & Lonesome”, the 23rd Rolling Stones album. It was recorded in December 2015, at “British Grove Studios” and was produced by Don Was and The Glimmer Twins. It is the band’s first album to feature only cover songs. The album won “Album of the Year” at the “2017 Jazz FM Awards”. “Blue & Lonesome” was certified Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 2 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– vocals, harmonica
  • Keith Richards– electric guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– electric guitar
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Eric Clapton– slide guitar; lead electric guitar
  • Darryl Jones– bass
  • Matt Clifford, Chuck Leavell– keyboards
  • Jim Keltner– percussion
  • Andy Cook, Jason Elliott, Derrick Stockwell – assistant enginer
  • Richard Havers – liner notes
  • Stephen Marcussen, Ron McMaster – mastering
  • Krish Sharma – engineer, mixer
  • Pierre de Beauport – crew chief
  • Don McAulay – drum technician

Track listing:

  1. Just Your Fool – Buddy Johnson
  2. Commit a Crime – Howlin’ Wolf
  3. Blue and Lonesome – Little Walter
  4. All of Your Love – Magic Sam
  5. I Gotta Go – Little Walter
  6. Everybody Knows About My Good Thing – Miles Grayson, Lermon Horton
  7. Ride ‘Em on Down – Eddie Taylor
  8. Hate to See You Go – Little Walter
  9. Hoo Doo Blues – Otis Hicks, Jerry West
  10. Little Rain – Ewart G.Abner Jr., Jimmy Reed
  11. Just Like I Treat You – Willie Dixon
  12. I Can’t Quit You Baby – Willie Dixon