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In November 1959.

In November 1959, “EMI Columbia” label released “Cliff Sings”, the second Cliff Richard album. It was recorded in September 1959, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Norrie Paramor. The album was released in mono format.


  • Cliff Richard– lead vocals
  • Hank Marvin– lead guitar
  • Bruce Welch- rhythm guitar
  • Jet Harris– bass guitar
  • Tony Meehan– drums
  • Malcolm Addey – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
  2. The Snake and the Bookworm – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  3. I Gotta Know – Matt Williams, Paul Evans
  4. Here Comes Summer – Jerry Keller
  5. I’ll String Along With You – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  6. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  7. As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
  8. The Touch of Your Lips – Ray Noble
  9. Twenty Flight Rock – Ned Fairchild, Eddie Cochran
  10. Pointed Toe Shoes – Carl Perkins
  11. Mean Woman Blues – Claude Demetrius
  12. I’m Walkin’ – Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew
  13. I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do) – Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert
  14. Little Things Mean a Lot – Carl Stutz, Edith Lindeman
  15. Somewhere Along the Way – Sammy Gallop, Kurt Adams
  16. That’s My Desire – Helmy Kresa, Carroll Loveday

In April 1960.

In April 1960, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, tenth Bill Haley and His Comets album. It was recorded in January 1960, in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.


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


  1. Crazy Man Crazy – Bill Haley
  2. Kansas City- Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  3. Love Letters in the Sand- Fred Coots, Nick Kenny, Charles Kenny
  4. Shake, Rattle and Roll- Charles Calhoun
  5. I’m in Love Again- Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino
  6. Stagger Lee– traditional, arranged by Lloyd Price
  7. Rock Around the Clock- Jimmy DeKnight, Max Freedman
  8. I Almost Lost My Mind- Ivory Joe Hunter
  9. Blue Suede Shoes- Carl Perkins
  10. My Special Angel- Jimmy Duncan
  11. Blueberry Hill- Vincent Rose, Larry Stock, Al Lewis
  12. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On- Dave “Curlee” Williams

On October 24, 2017.

On October 24, 2017, Antoine “Fats” Domino Jr. died aged 89. Being pianist, singer and song-writer, he is regarded as one of the Rock and Roll pioneers and most important artists in the popularization of the early rock and roll. He had 11 top 10 hits between 1955 and 1960, and 35 records in the U.S. Billboard Top 40. His best known songs are “Ain’t That a Shame” and “Blueberry Hill”, and he has sold more than 65 million records worldwide. Fats Domino was one the first musicians inducted in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.

On October 15, 1973.


On October 15, 1973, “Capitol” label released “Moondog Matinee” the fifth The Band studio album. It was recorded March–June 1973, at “Bearsville Sound Studios” in Bearsville, New York; “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by The Band. The album consists entirely of cover songs.


  • Rick Danko- bass guitar, rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Levon Helm- drums, bass guitar, rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Garth Hudson- organ, piano, accordion, synthesizer, clavinet,  tenor saxophone
  • Richard Manuel- acoustic and electric piano, drums, vocals
  • Robbie Robertson– guitars
  • Billy Mundi- drums
  • Ben Keith- pedal steel guitar
  • Mark Harman – engineer
  • Jay Ranellucci – engineer
  • John Wilson – engineer
  • Edward Kasper – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t Got No Home – Clarence “Frogman” Henry
  2. Holy Cow – Allen Toussaint
  3. Share Your Love (With Me) – Deadric Malone, Alfred Braggs
  4. Mystery Train – Junior Parker, Sam Phillips
  5. Third Man Theme – Anton Karas
  6. Promised Land – Chuck Berry
  7. The Great Pretender – Buck Ram
  8. I’m Ready – Fats Domino, Al Lewis, Sylvester Bradford
  9. Saved – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  10. A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke

On February 17, 1975.

John Lennon-rocknroll

On February 17, 1975, “Apple” label released “Rock ‘n’ Roll”, the sixth John Lennon studio album.  It was recorded October 1973 – October 1974, at “A&M Studios” and “Record Plant Studios”, and was produced by Phil Spector and John Lennon. it is an album of late 1950s and early 1960s songs as covered by John Lennon.


  • John Lennon – guitars, vocals
  • Jesse Ed Davis – guitar
  • Jim Calvert – guitar
  • Eddie Mottau – acoustic guitar
  • José Feliciano – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Hazelwood – acoustic guitar
  • Steve Cropper – guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass guitar, vocal
  • Leon Russell – keyboards
  • Ken Ascher – keyboards
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Hal Blaine – drums
  • Gary Mallaber – drums
  • Arthur Jenkins – percussion
  • Nino Tempo – saxophone
  • Jeff Barry – horn
  • Barry Mann – horn
  • Bobby Keys – horn
  • Peter Jameson – horn
  • Joseph Temperley – horn
  • Dennis Morouse – horn
  • Frank Vicari – horn

All tracks produced and arranged by John Lennon, except * produced by Phil Spector, and arranged by Spector and Lennon.

  1. Be-Bop-A-Lula – Tex Davis, Gene Vincent
  2. Stand by Me – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ben E. King
  3. Medley: Rip It Up/Ready Teddy – Robert ‘Bumps’ Blackwell, John Marascalco
  4. You Can’t Catch Me * – Chuck Berry
  5. Ain’t That a Shame – Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew
  6. Do You Wanna Dance? – Bobby Freeman
  7. Sweet Little Sixteen* – Chuck Berry
  8. Slippin’ and Slidin – Eddie Bocage, Albert Collins, Richard Wayne Penniman, James H. Smith
  9. Peggy Sue – Jerry Allison, Norman Petty, Buddy Holly
  10. Medley: Bring It On Home to Me/Send Me Some Lovin’ – Sam Cooke, John Marascalco, Leo Price
  11. Bony Moronie * – Larry Williams
  12. Ya Ya – Lee Dorsey, Clarence Lewis, Morgan Robinson, Morris Levy
  13. Just Because * – Lloyd Price


On January 21, 1966.


On January 21, 1966, “Decca” label released “Them Again”, the second Them album. It was recorded in 1965 and was produced by Tommy Scott.


Track listing:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, saxophone, harmonica
  • Alan Henderson – bass
  • Ronnie Milling – drums
  • Billy Harrison – vocals, guitar
  • Eric Wrixon – piano, keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Could You, Would You – Van Morrison
  2. Something You Got – Chris Kenner
  3. Call My Name – Tommy Scott
  4. Turn On Your Love Light – Deadric Malone, Joseph Wade Scott
  5. I Put a Spell on You – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
  6. I Can Only Give You Everything – Phil Coulter, Tommy Scott
  7. My Lonely Sad Eyes – Van Morrison
  8. I Got A Woman – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
  9. Out Of Sight – James Brown, Ted Wright
  10. It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue – Bob Dylan
  11. Bad Or Good – Van Morrison
  12. How Long Baby – Gillon aka Tommy Scott
  13. Hello Josephine – Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino
  14. Don’t You Know – Tommy Scott
  15. Hey Girl – Van Morrison
  16. Bring ’em On In – Van Morrison

On December 13, 1975.

Patti Smith - Horses

On December 13, 1975, “Arista” label released “Horses”, the debut Patti Smith  studio album.  It was recorded in 1975, at the “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by John Cale.


  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, bass guitar, vocals
  • Ivan Kral– bass guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards
  • Tom Verlaine– guitar
  • Allen Lanier– guitar, keyboards
  • Richard Aaron – photography
  • Robert Mapplethorpe– photography
  • Chuck Krall – photography
  • Danny Fields– photography
  • Bob Gruen– photography
  • Bob Heimall – design
  • Sherri Whitmarsh – design

Track listing:

  1. Gloria – Part I: “In Excelsis Deo”; Part II: “Gloria –  Patti Smith (Part I), Van Morrison (Part II)
  2. Redondo Beach – Patti Smith, Richard Sohl, Lenny Kaye
  3. Birdland – Patti Smith, Richard Sohi, Lenny Kaye, Ivan Kral
  4. Free Money – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  5. Kimberly – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier, Ivan Kral
  6. Break It Up – Patti Smith, Tom Verrlaine
  7. Land – Part I: “Horses”; Part II: “Land of a Thousand Dances”; Part III: “La Mer(de) – Patti Smith (Parts I and III), Chris Kenner (Part II), Fats Domino (Part II)
  8. Elegie – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier