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On September 29, 1992.

On September 29, 1992, “Elektra” label released “Our Time in Eden”, the fifth 10,000 Maniacs studio album. It was recorded July 1991 – May 1992, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, and was produced by Paul Fox.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals, piano
  • Dennis Drew – Hammond organ, piano, keyboards, accordion
  • Robert Buck – acoustic and electric guitars, electric sitar, banjo, pedal and lap steel guitars, mandocello
  • Steven Gustafson – bass guitar
  • Jerome Augustyniak – drums, percussion
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Ralph Morrison – violin
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Mary Ramsey – violin, viola
  • Pamela Goldsmith – viola
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Charles Fleischer – harmonica
  • Kim Laskowski – bassoon
  • Atsuko Sato – bassoon
  • James Brown – horns
  • Alfred “Pee Wee” Ellis – tenor saxophone
  • Maceo Parker – alto saxophone
  • Fred Wesley – trombone
  • Paul Buckmaster – string quartet arranger, conductor
  • Ed Thacker – engineer, mixing
  • Michael Reiter – second engineer
  • Scott Blockland – mixing (second engineer)
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Frank Olinsky, Miss Merchant – package design
  • Rob Marinissen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant except where noted.

  1. Noah’s Dove
  2. These Are Days – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  3. Eden – Jerome Augustyniak, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  4. Few and Far Between
  5. Stockton Gala Days – Jerome Augustyniak, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  6. Gold Rush Brides – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  7. Jezebel
  8. How You’ve Grown
  9. Candy Everybody Wants – Dennis Drew, Natalie Merchant
  10. Tolerance
  11. Circle Dream – Jerome Augustyniak, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  12. If You Intend
  13. I’m Not the Man

On September 24, 2005.

On September 24, 2002, “Elektra” label released “The Naked Ride Home”, the twelfth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, CA, and was produced by Jackson Browne in Kevin McCormick.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead vocals, acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jeff Scott Young – acoustic piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, synthesizers, harmony vocals
  • Mark Goldenberg – electric and hi-string guitar
  • Greg Leisz – acoustic and 12-string electric guitar
  • Kevin Moore (Keb’ Mo’) – slide guitar
  • Val McCallum – rhythm acoustic guitar
  • Kevin McCormick – bass guitar, rhythm electric guitar
  • Mauricio “Fritz” Lewak – drums, cajón
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Fernando Pullam – trumpet
  • Jennifer Gross – harmony vocals
  • Kipp Lennon – harmony vocals
  • Alethea Mills – harmony vocals, choir vocals
  • Chavonne Morris – harmony vocals, choir vocals
  • Jimmy Burney – choir vocals
  • Marc Cohn – harmony vocals
  • Fred Martin – choir arrangements
  • Paul Dieter – engineer
  • Sebastian Haimerl, Mark Johnson, Bil Lane, Rich Tosi – assistant engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Kevin Harp – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Ed Wong – technical director
  • Dustin Stanton – artwork
  • Nels Israelson – cover photography
  • Dianna Cohen, Nels Israelson – booklet photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne, Mark Goldenberg, Mauricio Lewak, Kevin McCormick and Jeff Young, except where noted:

  1. The Naked Ride Home – Jackson Browne
  2. The Night Inside Me
  3. Casino Nation
  4. For Taking the Trouble – Jackson Browne
  5. Never Stop
  6. Walking Town
  7. About My Imagination
  8. Sergio Leone
  9. Don’t You Want to Be There – Jackson Browne
  10. My Stunning Mystery Companion – Jackson Browne

On September 22, 1998.

On September 22, 1998, “Elektra” label released “The Proximity Effect”, the second Nada Surf studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Palindrome”, “Baby Monster Studios”, “Axis Studios”, “Electric Lady Studios”, “Avatar Studios”, “Ocean Way Recording”, “Shabbey Road Studios”, “Sony Music Studios” and “Room With A View” in New York City, and was produced by Fred Maher.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Caws – vocals, guitar
  • Daniel Lorca – vocals, bass
  • Ira Elliot – drums, backing vocals
  • Chris Fudurich – Wurlitzer piano, engineer
  • John Parthum, Lloyd Puckitt – engineer
  • Fred Maher – mixing
  • Jack-Joseph Puig – mixing
  • John Travis – mixing
  • Lloyd Puckitt – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
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Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca and Ira Elliot.

  1. Hyperspace
  2. Amateur
  3. 80 Windows
  4. Mother’s Day
  5. Troublemaker
  6. Bacardi
  7. Bad Best Friend
  8. Dispossession
  9. The Voices
  10. Firecracker
  11. Slow Down
  12. Robot
  13. Spooky
  14. Silent Fighting

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Elektra” label released “Valley Hi”, the fourth Ian Matthews album. It was recorded in 1973, at “The Countryside Studio”, and was produced by Michael Nesmith.

Personnel:

  • Ian Matthews – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • David Barry – keyboards
  • Jay Lacy – guitar
  • Michael Nesmith – guitar, steel guitar
  • Bobby Warford – guitar
  • Orville J. Rhodes – steel guitar
  • Byron Berline – fiddle
  • Billy Graham – bass, fiddle
  • Danny Lane – drums
  • Fritz Richmond – engineer 
  • Terry Dunavan – engineer
  • Robert L. Heimall – art direction
  • Bruce Atkins – artwork
  • Paul Slaughter – photography
  • John Paul Endress – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Matthews, except where noted.

  1. Keep On Sailing
  2. Old Man at the Mill – traditional
  3. Shady Lies – Richard Thompson
  4. These Days – Jackson Browne
  5. Leaving Alone
  6. 7 Bridges Road – Steve Young
  7. Save Your Sorrows
  8. What Are You Waiting For – Randy Newman
  9. Propinquity – Michael Nesmith
  10. Blue Blue Day – Don Gibson

On July 4, 1968.

On July 4, 1968, “Elektra” label released “In My Own Dream”, the fourth Butterfield Blues Band (The) album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by John Court.

Personnel:

  • Paul Butterfield – vocals, harmonica, guitar
  • Elvin Bishop – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Naftalin (credited as Naffy Markham) – keyboards
  • Bugsy Maugh – vocals, bass
  • Phil Wilson – drums, conga
  • Gene Dinwiddie – tenor saxophone, flute, tambourine, mandolin
  • David Sanborn – soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Keith Johnson – trumpet, piano
  • Al Kooper – organ
  • The Icebag Four (Bugsy Maugh, Gene Dinwiddie, Phil Wilson, John Court) – backing vocals
  • William S. Harvey – art direction
  • Gene Szafran – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Last Hope’s Gone – Paul Butterfield, Jim Hayne, David Sanborn
  2. Mine to Love – Bugsy Maugh
  3. Get Yourself Together – Bugsy Maugh
  4. Just to Be with You – Bernie Roth
  5. Morning Blues – Bugsy Maugh
  6. Drunk Again – Elvin Bishop
  7. In My Own Dream – Paul Butterfield

On June 17, 1992.

On June 17, 1992, “Elektra” label released “Brasileiro”, the 37th Sérgio Mendes album. It was recorded April – October 1991, and was produced by Sérgio Mendes. In 1993, “Brasileiro” won “Grammy Award” for “Best World Music Album”.

Personnel:

  • Sérgio Mendes – lead and background vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, arranger, liner notes
  • Hermeto Pascoal – keyboards, arranger
  • Alfredo Moura – keyboards, synthesizer, arranger, horn arrangements, background vocals
  • Eric Persing – keyboards, keyboards programming, synthesizer, synthesizer horn, arranger
  • Robbie Buchanan – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Russell Ferrante – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Jovino Santos Neto – keyboards
  • Paul Jackson Jr. – guitar
  • Claudio Jorge – acoustic guitar
  • Guinga – acoustic guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson – bass
  • Nathan East – bass
  • Itibere Zwarg – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro – drums
  • Tião Neto – lead and background vocals, percussion
  • Vai Quem Vem – percussion, background vocals
  • Michael Shapiro – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Marcio Bahia – drums
  • Carmen Alice – vocals, percussion
  • Sinhô – percussion
  • Zeca – percussion
  • Jair Rodrigues – percussion
  • Beloba – percussion
  • Alexandre Guedes – percussion
  • Meia Noite – percussion
  • Fabio Pascoal – percussion
  • Pernambuco – percussion
  • Mario Conceicao – percussion
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Paulo Dias – percussion
  • Gustavo Di Dalva – percussion
  • Alceu Do Cavaco – cavaquinho
  • Steve Tavaglione – flute, oboe, saxophone
  • Carlos Malta – flute, saxophone
  • Jerry Moore – tenor saxophone
  • Carlinhos Brown – vocals, background vocals, percussion, arranger
  • Francisca Maria Monjardim – vocals, background vocals
  • Leila Monjardim – vocals, background vocals
  • Jurema Silva – vocals, background vocals
  • Jussara Silva – vocals, background vocals
  • Leo Silva – vocals, background vocals
  • Robson Silva – vocals, background vocals
  • Lourenco Olegario – vocals, background vocals
  • Joe Pizzulo – vocals, background vocals
  • Karla Preito – vocals, background vocals
  • Carol Rogers – vocals, background vocals
  • Gracinha Leporace – vocals, background vocals
  • Kevyn Lettau – vocals, background vocals
  • Cláudio Nucci – vocals
  • João Bosco – vocals
  • Kleber Jorge – background vocals
  • Vivian Manso – background vocals
  • Carolina Sabino – background vocals
  • Moogie Canazio – arranger, engineer
  • Luis Quine – assistant engineer
  • Paul Scriver – assistant engineer
  • Michael Aarvold – assistant engineer
  • Elaine Anderson – assistant engineer
  • Ivan Carvalho – assistant engineer
  • Lee Kaiser – assistant engineer
  • Bruce Swedien – arranger, mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • John Heiden – art direction, design
  • David Bither – art direction
  • Heitor Dos Prazeres – paintings
  • George Holz – photography
  • Sonia Ives – photography
  • Chris McGowan – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Fanfarra – Carlinhos Brown
  2. Magalenha – Carlinhos Brown
  3. Indiado – Carlinhos Brown
  4. What Is This? – Carmen Alice
  5. Lua Soberana – Vítor Martins, Ivan Lins
  6. Sambadouro – Vítor Martins, Ivan Lins
  7. Senhoras Do Amazonas – Antonio Carlos Belchior, João Bosco
  8. Kalimba – Vítor Martins, Ivan Lins
  9. Barabare – Paulinho Camafeu, Edmundo Caruso, Carlinhos Brown
  10. Esconjuros – Aldir Blanc, Carlos “Guinga” Escobar
  11. Pipoca – Hermeto Pascoal
  12. Magano – Carlinhos Brown
  13. Chorado – Aldir Blanc, Carlos “Guinga” Escobar
  14. Fanfarra (Despedida) – Carlinhos Brown

On June 14, 1983.

On June 14, 1983, “Elektra” label released “Baselines”, the debut Bill Laswell album. It was recorded in March 1982, at “OAO Studio” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Material.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell – Ibanez 8-string, Fender 6-string, Fender Fretless Precision, Music Man Sting Ray, Steinberger bass
  • Michael Beinhorn – Prophet-5, synthesizer, shortwave, tape 
  • Ralph Carney – bass saxophone, contrabass clarinet
  • Fred Frith – guitar, violin
  • George Lewis – trombone
  • Ronald Shannon Jackson – drums
  • Martin Bisi – drums, percussion, recording
  • Phillip Wilson – drums 
  • David Moss – voice, steel drum, percussion
  • Daniel Ponce – congas 
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Activate – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell
  2. Work Song – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell, George Lewis
  3. Hindsight – Martin Bisi, Bill Laswell
  4. Uprising – Bill Laswell
  5. Barricade – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell, George Lewis
  6. Upright Man – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell
  7. Moving Target – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell
  8. Lowlands – Michael Beinhorn, Bill Laswell
  9. Conservation – Bill Laswell

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “Elektra” label released “Ophelia”, the second Natalie Merchant studio album. It was recorded July 1996 – May 1997, at “Talking Dwarf Studios” in Little Valley, New York, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals, piano
  • Ken Appollo – organ
  • Craig Ross – acoustic guitar 
  • Karin Peris – acoustic guitar 
  • Lokua Kanza – acoustic guitar
  • Craig Ross – electric guitar
  • Daniel Lanois – electric guitar
  • Don Peris – electric guitar
  • Donnie Ward – electric guitar
  • Todd Vos – electric guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass
  • Jay Brunga – acoustic bass
  • Peter Yanowitz – drums
  • Joakim Lartey – percussion
  • Chris Botti – trumpet
  • Tom Varner – French horn
  • Hector Falcon – violin 
  • Kristof Witek – violin
  • Conroy Kuo – viola 
  • Ralph Farris – viola
  • Garo Yellin – cello 
  • Michelle Kinney – cello
  • Karin Peris – vocals
  • N’Dea Davenport – vocals
  • Karl Berger – string arrangements, conductor
  • John Holbrook – engineer
  • Rupert Coulso – engineer
  • Todd Vos – engineer
  • Ricky Graham – engineer assistant
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Mike Scotella – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Yungchen Lhamo – translation from Tibetan

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. Ophelia
  2. Life is Sweet
  3. Kind & Generous
  4. Frozen Charlotte
  5. My Skin
  6. Break Your Heart
  7. King of May
  8. Thick as Thieves
  9. Effigy
  10. The Living
  11. When They Ring the Golden Bells 

On May 2, 2000,

On May 2, 2000, “Elektra” label released “White Pepper”, the seventh Ween studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Christopher Shaw,

Personnel:

  • Gene Ween (Aaron Freeman) – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Dean Ween (Michael Melchiondo Jr.) – vocals, guitar
  • Glenn McClelland – piano, keyboards
  • Dave Dreiwitz – vocals, bass, upright bass, trumpet, tuba, percussion
  • Claude Coleman Jr.  – drums
  • Chris Shaw – engineer, mixing
  • Danny Madorsky – assistant engineer
  • Phil Painson – assistant engineer
  • Damian Shannon – assistant engineer
  • Kirk Miller – live sound engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Gregory Burke – art direction
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Aaron Freeman, Michael Melchiondo Jr., Glenn McClelland, Dave Dreiwitz and Claude Coleman Jr. 

  1. Exactly Where I’m At
  2. Flutes of Chi
  3. Even If You Don’t
  4. Bananas and Blow
  5. Stroker Ace
  6. Ice Castiles
  7. Back to Basom
  8. The Grobe
  9. Pandy Fackler
  10. Stay Forever
  11. Falling Out
  12. She’s Your Baby

On April 28, 1998.

On April 28, 1998, “Elektra” label released “A Series of Sneaks”, the second Spoon studio album, It was recorded in 1997, at “Dogland” in Cedar Creek, “Music Lane”, “The Hit Shack”, “Blue World” and “The Catacomb” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by John Croslin, Britt Daniel, Joshua Zarbo and Jim Eno.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel – vocals, guitar
  • Joshua Zarbo – bass
  • Jim Eno – drums
  • John Groslin – recording, engineer, mixing
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Giacomo Balla – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel except where noted.

  1. Utilitarian
  2. The Minor Tough
  3. The Guestlist/The Execution
  4. Reservations
  5. 30 Gallon Tank –Britt Daniel, Jim Eno
  6. Car Radio
  7. Metal Detektor
  8. June’s Foreign Spell
  9. Chloroform
  10. Metal School – Britt Daniel, Josh Zarbo
  11. Starting at the Board
  12. No You’re Not
  13. Quincy Punk Episode
  14. Advance Cassette