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On August 13, 1962.

On August 13, 1962, “Columbia” label released “The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin”, the third  Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April 27; May 4–5; May 11, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Robert Mersey.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Robert Mersey- personal supervisor, arrangements, conductor
  • Don Hunstein – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry, Baby – Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger
  2. Try a Little Tenderness – James Campbell and Reginald Connelly, Harry M. Woods
  3. I Apologize – Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Ed Nelson
  4. Without the One You Love – Aretha Franklin
  5. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, B.G. DeSylva
  6. I’m Sitting on Top of the World – Ray Henderson, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  7. Just for a Thrill – Lil Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye
  8. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.
  9. I’m Wandering – Berry Gordy, Jr., Tyran Carlo
  10. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin
  11. I Don’t Know You Anymore – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
  12. Lover Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II

 

On October 23, 1982.

On October 23, 1982, “RCA” label released “Deliver Us from Evil”, the tenth Budgie album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Don Smith.

Personnel:

  • Duncan Mackay– keyboards
  • Burke Shelley– vocals, bass
  • John Thomas – guitar
  • Steve Williams– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Burke Shelley and John Thomas, except where noted.

  1. Bored with Russia – Bo Hill
  2. Don’t Cry
  3. Truth Drug
  4. Young Girl – Mason, Grieves
  5. Flowers in the Attic
  6. O.R.A.D. (Doomsday City)
  7. Give Me the Truth
  8. Alison – Burke Shelley
  9. Finger on the Button
  10. Hold On to Love

 

On February 19, 2016.

On February 19, 2016, “Epitaph” label released “Livin’ on a High Note”, the Mavis Staples studio album. It was recorded in August 2015, at “Agoura Borealis” in Agoura Hills, California, “Kingsize” in Los Angeles, and “CRC” in Chicago, and was produced by Matthew Ward.

Personnel:

  • Mavis Staples – vocals
  • Donny Gerrard – vocals
  • Vicki Randle – background vocals
  • Rick Holmstrom – guitar
  • Matthew Ward – background vocals, guitars, organ, synthesizer
  • Jeff Turmes – bass
  • Sean Billings – trumpet
  • Alex Budman – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Humberto Ruiz – trombone
  • Nathaniel Walcott – trumpet, clavinet, horn arrangements
  • Stephen Hodges – drums
  • Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews – trumpet, trombone
  • David Moyer – baritone saxophone
  • Tucker Martine – tambourine, mixing
  • Pierre de Reeder, Josh Kvale, Mat Lejeune – engineer
  • Adam Ayan – mastering
  • Masaki Koike – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Take Us Back – Benjamin Booker
  2. Love and Trust – Ben Harper
  3. If It’s a Light – Charity Rose Thielen
  4. Action – Merrill Garbus
  5. High Note – Valerie June
  6. Don’t Cry – Matthew Ward
  7. Tomorrow – Jon Batiste, Aloe Blacc
  8. Dedicated – Justine Vernon, Matthew Ward
  9. History Now – Neko Case, Donny Gerrard, Laura Veirs
  10. One Love – Aaron Livingston
  11. Jesus Lay Down Beside Me – Nick Cave
  12. MLK Song – Martin Luther King Jr., Matthew Ward

In March 1969.

at-your-birthday-party

In March 1969, “ABC Dunhill Records” label released “At Your Birthday Party”, the third Steppenwolf studio album. It was recorded December 1968 – February 1969, and was produced by Gabriel Mekler. The album cover design was by Gary Burden.

Personnel:

  • John Kay- lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Michael Monarch- lead guitar
  • Goldy McJohn- organ, piano
  • Nick St. Nicholas- bass
  • Jerry Edmonton- drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry – Gabriel Mekler
  2. Chicken Wolf – John Kay, Michael Monarch
  3. Lovely Meter – Gabriel Mekler
  4. Round and Down – Michael Monarch
  5. It’s Never Too Late – John Kay, Nick St. Nicholas
  6. Sleeping Dreaming – Nick St. Nicholas
  7. Jupiter’s Child – Jerry Edmonton, John Kay, Michael Monarch
  8. She’ll Be Better – Jerry Edmonton, Gabriel Mekler
  9. Cat Killer – John Goadsby
  10. Rock Me – John Kay
  11. God Fearing Man – Michael Monarch
  12. Mango Juice – Jerry Edmonton, John Goadsby, Michael Monarch
  13. Happy Birthday – Gabriel Mekler

On September 17, 1991.

use-your-illusion-ii

On September 17, 1991, “Geffen” label released “Use Your Illusion II”, the fourth Guns N’ Roses album. It was recorded January 1990–August 1991, at “A&M Studios”; “Record Plant Studios”; “Studio 56”; “Image Recording”; “Conway Studios”, and “Metalworks Recording Studios”, and was produced by Mike Clink and Guns N’ Roses. The album cover was designed by Mark Kostabi. The album was certified 6 x Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”; 9 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 2 x Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; 3 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 7 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Axl Rose– lead vocals, piano, whistling, backing vocals, rhythm guitar, co-lead vocals, synthesizer, drum machine
  • Slash– lead guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo
  • Izzy Stradlin– rhythm guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals, acoustic guitar , sitar , additional lead guitar
  • Duff McKagan– bass, backing vocals, lead vocals, percussion
  • Matt Sorum– drums, backing vocals
  • Dizzy Reed– keyboards, piano, backing vocals, organ
  • Steven Adler– drums
  • Johann Langlie – drums, keyboards and sound effects
  • The Waters – backing vocals
  • Howard Teman – piano
  • Shannon Hoon– backing vocals
  • Mike Clink– production, engineering
  • Jim Mitchell – additional engineering
  • Bill Price– mixing
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction, graphic design
  • Mark Kostabi – artwork
  • Robert John – photography
  • Allen Abrahamson, Buzz Burrowes & Chris Puram – engineering assistance
  • Craig Portelis – engineering assistance
  • Ed Goodreau – engineering assistance
  • Jason Roberts – engineering assistance
  • John Aguto – engineering assistance
  • Stu Young – engineering assistance
  • Leon Granados – engineering assistance
  • Mike Douglass – engineering assistance
  • Talley Sherwood – engineering assistance

Track listing:

  1. Civil War – Axl Rose, Duff McKagan
  2. 14 years – Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin
  3. Yesterdays – Axl Rose, West Arkeen, Del James, Billy McCloud
  4. Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door – Bob Dylan
  5. Get in the Ring – Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan
  6. Shotgun Blues – Axl Rose
  7. Breakdown – Axl Rose
  8. Pretty Tied Up – Izzy Stradlin
  9. Locomotive (complicity) – Axl Rose, Slash
  10. So Fine – Duff McKagan
  11. Estranged – Axl Rose
  12. You Could Be Mine – Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin
  13. Don’t Cry (Alternate lyrics) – Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin
  14. My World – Axl Rose