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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
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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

 

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “ZE” label released the debut, self-titled “Was (Not Was)” album. It was recorded January-March 1981;at “Sound Suite” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by David Was, Don Was, Jack Tann and Michael Zilkha.

Personnel:

  • David Was- vocals, alto saxophone, piano
  • Don Was- vocals, bass, vibraphone, Moog synthesizer, clavinet,
  • Sir Harry Bowens – vocals
  • Sweet Pea Atkinson – vocals
  • Bruce Nazarian, Ricardo Rouse, Wayne Kramer- guitar
  • Jervonny Collier, Lamont Johnson, Bruce Nazarian – bass
  • Franklin K. Funklyn McCullers, Jerry Jones – drums
  • Larry Fratangelo, Kevin Tschirhart, Carl “Butch” Small – percussion
  • Gary Stuck, Jim Matthews, Les Chambers – additional percussion
  • Irwin Krinsky – piano
  • Luis Resto, Raymond Johnson, Mark Johnson – keyboards
  • David McMurray, Armand Angeloni – saxophone
  • Marcus Belgrave- trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Mack Pitt – mandolin
  • Carol Hall, Carolyn Crawford, Kathy Kosins, Michelle Goulet, Sheila Horne – background vocals
  • Anthony Was, Kim Heron, Lamont Zodiac, Mark J. Norton, Mitchell Jacobs, Mrs. Martinez’s Fifth Hour Vocal Music Class, Birney Middle School, Pam Schlom, Richard Pinkston, Rick Cushingberry, Rubin Weiss, Ruth Seymore, Tom Brzezina – additional vocals
  • Johnny Allen- string arrangement
  • Michael Zilkha- executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by David Was and Don Was; except where noted.

  1. Out Come the Freaks
  2. Where Did Your Heart Go?
  3. Tell Me That I’m Dreaming
  4. Oh, Mr. Friction
  5. Carry Me Back to Old Morocco – David Was, Don Was, Doug Fieger
  6. It’s an Attack! – David Was, Don Was, Goss
  7. The Sky’s Ablaze
  8. ..Now! – David Was, Don Was, Ron Banks

On June 14, 2011.

On June 14, 2011, “Tuff Gong Worldwide” label released “Wild and Free”, the fourth Ziggy Marley album. It was recorded 2010–2011, at “Ocean Way Studios” and “Barefoot Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ziggy Marley and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Carlton “Santa” Davis – drums
  • Daryl Jones – bass
  • Takeshi Akimoto, Ziggy Marley – guitars
  • James Poyser, Ziggy Marley – keyboards
  • Rock Deadrick, Ziggy Marley – percussions
  • Tracy Hazzard, Ziggy Marley – backing vocals
  • Executive producer – Orly Marley
  • Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
  • Assisted by Brandon Duncan
  • Mastered by Stephen Marcussen
  • Recorded by Krish Sharma
  • Additional engineering by Marc “Maka” Moreau

All words and music by David Marley; except where noted.

All words and music by David Marley; except where noted.

  1. Wild and Free – lyrics David Marley, Woody Harreison
  2. Forward to Love
  3. It – lyrics David Marley, Heavy D
  4. Changes – lyrics David Marley, Linda Perry, Daniel Marley
  5. Personal Revolution
  6. Get Out of Town
  7. Roads Less Traveled
  8. Mmmm Mmmm
  9. Welcome to the World
  10. A Sign
  11. Reggae in My Head
  12. Elizabeth

On September 10, 1990.

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On September 10, 1990, “Columbia” label released “Under the Red Sky”, the twenty-seventh Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded January 1990, March–May 1990, and was produced by Jack Frost (Bob Dylan) and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – acoustic and electric guitar, piano, accordion, harp, vocals
  • Sweet Pea Atkinson– backing vocals
  • Rayse Biggs – trumpet
  • Sir Harry Bowens– backing vocals
  • David Crosby– backing vocals
  • Paulinho Da Costa– percussion
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Dan Bosworth – assistant engineering
  • Marsha Burns – production coordination
  • Ed Cherney – engineering, mixing
  • George Harrison– slide guitar
  • Bruce Hornsby– piano
  • Randy “The Emperor” Jackson– bass guitar
  • Elton John– piano
  • Al Kooper– organ, keyboards
  • David Lindley– bouzouki, guitar, slide guitar
  • David McMurray – saxophone
  • Steve Deutsch – assistant engineering
  • Judy Kirshner – assistant engineering
  • Donald Ray Mitchell – backing vocals
  • Jamie Muhoberac– organ
  • Jimmie Vaughan– guitar
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan– guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar
  • David Was– backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Jim Mitchell – assistant engineering
  • Brett Swain – assistant engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Wiggle Wiggle
  2. Under the Red Sky
  3. Unbelievable
  4. Born in Time
  5. V. Talkin’ Show
  6. 000 Men
  7. 2 x 2
  8. God Knows
  9. Handy Dandy
  10. Cat’s in the Well