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On February 5, 1997.

On February 5, 1997, “Cleopatra” label released “Manifest Destiny”, the eight, and final Brand X alb. It was recorded February 1996, and was produced by Shawn Ahearn and Sami Kaneda.

Personnel:

  • John Goodsall– guitar, rhythm guitar, MIDI guitar, narrator, orchestra, organ, sampling, sitar, synthesizer, tubular bells, wah wah guitar
  • Percy Jones– fretless bass, keyboards, sequencing, sound effects, special effects, wah wah bass
  • Pierre Moerlen– drums
  • Franz Pusch – vocals, bass, fender rhodes, keyboards, percussion, programming, sampling, sequencing, sound effects, synthesizer
  • Marc Wagnon – bass, MIDI vibes, synthesizer, vibraphone
  • Frank Katz – drums, sampling, vocals
  • Danny Wilding – flute
  • Ronnie Ciago –”Virus”, rainstick,  shaker,  tamtam, udu
  • David Hentschel– engineer
  • Keith Lewis – technical assistance
  • Mark Tessler – photography

Track listing:

  1. True to the Clik – John Goodsall, Franz Pusch
  2. Stellerator – Percy Jones
  3. Virus – John Goodsall, Franz Pusch
  4. XXL – John Goodsall
  5. The Worst Man – Percy Jones
  6. Manifest Destiny – John Goodsall, Percy Jones, Frank Katz, Marc Wagnon
  7. Five Drops – Marc Wagnon
  8. Drum Ddu – Percy Jones
  9. Operation Hearts and Minds – John Goodsall
  10. Bubble Goes to Hollywood – Percy Jones, Frank Katz
  11. Disco Suicide (live) – Robin Lumley
  12. Bass and Drum Solo Improvisation (live)

 

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On January 5, 1969.

On January 5, 1959, “Decca” label released “Bill Haley’s Chicks”, the eight Bill Haley & His Comets album. It was recorded February – June, 1958, in New York City, and was produced by Milt Gabler.

Personnel:

  • Bill Haley– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Franny Beecher– lead guitar
  • Billy Williamson– vocal, steel guitar
  • Johnny Grande– piano
  • Al Rex– bass guitar
  • Ralph Jones– drums
  • Rudy Pompilli- tenor saxophone, clarinet

Track listing:

  1. Whoa Mabel! – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  2. Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider – Eddie Leonard, Eddie Munson
  3. Eloise – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  4. Dinah – Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young, Harry Akst
  5. Skinny Minnie – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  6. Mary Mary Lou – Cayet Mangiaracina
  7. Sweet Sue, Just You – Will J. Harris, Victor Young
  8. B. Betty – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  9. Charmaine – Erno Rapee, Lew Pollack
  10. Corrine, Corrina – Bo Chatmon, Mitchell Parish,  Mayo Williams
  11. Marie – Irving Berlin
  12. Lean Jean – Stella Lee, Johnny Grande, Ralph Jones, Rudy Pompilli

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “MPS” label released “Karuna Supreme”, the eight John Handy album. It was recorded on November 1, 1975, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Joachim-Ernst Berendt.

Personnel:

  • John Handy- alto saxophone
  • Ali Akbar Khan- sarod
  • Zakir Hussain- tabla
  • Yogish S. Sahota – tanpura

Track listing:

  1. Ganesha’s Jubilee Dance – Ali Akbar Khan, John Handy
  2. Karuna Supreme – Ali Akbar Khan
  3. The Soul and the Atma – Ali Akbar Khan, Ustad Allauddin Khan

In November 1986.

In November 1986, “Numa” label released “Strange Charm”, the eighth Gary Numan studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Rock City Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Gary Numan, The Wave Team, Ade Orange, Bill Sharpe and Nick Smith.

Personnel:

  • Gary Numan– vocals, keyboards, guitar, mixing
  • Tessa Niles– backing vocals
  • Mike Smith – keyboards
  • Dick Morrissey– saxophone
  • Martin Elliott – bass
  • Rrussell Bell – guitar, backing vocals
  • Ade Orange – guitar, keyboards
  • Chris Payne– violin
  • Ian Herron – drum machine programming
  • Roger Odelle – drum programming
  • Bill Sharpe– keyboards
  • Linda Taylor – backing vocals
  • Mark Railton – guitar
  • Jess Lidyard– percussion
  • Tim Summerhayes – engineer
  • Arun Chekraverty, Jeff Hanen – audio mastering
  • Patti Burris – make-up
  • Lewis Ziolek – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Numan, except where noted.

  1. My Breathing
  2. Unknown and Hostile
  3. The Sleeproom
  4. New Thing from London Town – lyrics by Gary Numan, music by Bill Sharpe
  5. I Can’t Stop
  6. Strange Charm
  7. The Need
  8. This Is Love

 

On November 20, 1979.

On November 20, 1979, “Casablanca” label released “Gloryhallastoopid (Or Pin the Tale on the Funky)”, the eight Parliament studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by George Clinton.

Personnel:

  • Michael Hampton, Garry Shider, William Collins, Phelps Collins, Gordon Carlton, DeWayne McKnight, Walter Morrison – guitars
  • Rodney Curtis, Donnie Sterling, William Collins, DeWayne McKnight, Walter Morrison – bass
  • Bernie Worrell, Walter Morrison, David Lee Chong – keyboards
  • Dennis Chambers, Kenny Colton, Tyrone Lampkin, William Collins, DeWayne McKnight – drums
  • Larry Fratangelo, Carl “Butch” Small – percussion
  • Greg Thomas, Greg Boyer, Bennie Cowens, Larry Hatcher, Maceo Parker, Sam Peakes – horns
  • Bernie Worrell, Fred Wesley, P-Funk Horns (The Baltimore Connection Horn Section), Sam Peakes – horn arrangements
  • Ray Davis, Garry Shider, Ron Ford, Larry Heckstall, Michael “Clip” Payne, Tracey “Lewd” Lewis, Linda Shider, Dawn Silva, Sheila Horne, Jeanette Washington, Jeanette McGruder, Shirley Hayden, Janice Evans, Greg Thomas, Robert Johnson, Ron Dunbar, Jessica Cleaves, Philippe Wynne, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper, Joel Johnson, Wellington Wigout, Star Child – choir
  • Jerome Rogers, Tony Davis, Andre Williams, Larry Hackett, Walter Morrison, Rod – additional backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Prologue
  2. (Gloryhallastoopid) Pin the Tail on the Funky – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton
  3. Party People – Bootsy Collins , George Clinton, Garry Shider
  4. The Big Bang Theory – Donnie Sterling, Ron Dunbar, George Clinton
  5. The Freeze (Sizzaleenmean) – DeWayne McKnight, George Clinton
  6. Colour Me Funky – Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon), George Clinton
  7. Theme from the Black Hole – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon)
  8. May We Bang You? – George Clinton, William Collins, Bootsy Collins, Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon)

On September 6, 2005.

On September 6, 2005, “Compadre Records” label released “Childish Things”, the eight  James McMurtry album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Flashpoint Recording” in Austin, and was produced by James McMurtry.

Personnel:

  1. James McMurtry – lead vocal, acoustic and electric guitars, baritone guitar, mandolin, harmonica, piano, organ
  2. Ronnie Johnson – bass guitar, backing vocals
  3. Tim Holt, David Grissom – guitars
  4. Daren Hess – drums, tambourine
  5. Bukka Allen – piano, organ
  6. Warren Hood – violin
  7. Jon Blondell – trombone
  8. Curtis McMurtry – saxophone
  9. Randy Garibay, Jr. – backing vocals
  10. Joe Ely – co -lead vocal
  11. Chris Maresh – bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by James McMurtry, except where noted.

  1. See the Elephant
  2. Childish Things
  3. We Can’t Make It Here
  4. Slew Foot – Howard Hausey, James C. Webb
  5. Bad Enough
  6. Restless
  7. Memorial Day
  8. Six Year Drought
  9. Old Part of Town -Peter Case
  10. Charlemagne’s Home Town
  11. Pocatello
  12. Holiday

 

On May 26, 2017.

On May 26, 2017, “Rabble Rouser” label released “The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake”, the eight  Unthanks album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Adrian McNally. The album contains recordings of songs and poems written by Molly Drake, the mother of Nick Drake, and recitations of Molly’s poems by her daughter Gabrielle Drake

Personnel:

  • Gabrielle Drake– spoken word
  • Rachel Unthank, Becky Unthank – voice
  • Adrian McNally– voice, piano
  • Chris Price – voice, double bass, guitar
  • Niopha Keegan – voice, violin, viola
  • Faye MacCalman – clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Martin Douglas – cymbals

Track listing:

  1. What Can a Song Do to You? (with poem: “Lost Grief”)
  2. Dream Your Dreams
  3. Martha
  4. How Wild the Wind Blows
  5. Little Weaver Bird
  6. Bird in the Blue (with poem: “Lost Blue”)
  7. The Road to the Stars (with poem: “Warning to Heroes”)
  8. Set Me Free (with poem: “Escape Me Now”)
  9. Woods In May
  10. I Remember
  11. Never Pine for the Old Love
  12. The Shell
  13. Soft Shelled Crabs
  14. Do You Ever Remember? (with poem: “Time”)
  15. The First Day (with poem: “A Prayer for Love”)