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Johnny Cash: Hello, I’m Johnny Cash

On January 26, 1970, “Columbia” label released “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”, the 33rd Johnny Cash album. It was recorded February – September 1969, and was produced by Bob Johnston. In 1971, album track “If I Were a Carpenter”, duet with his wife, June Carter Cash, won a “Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal”.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • June Carter Cash – vocal
  • Carl Perkins, Bob Wootton, Jerry Shook, Fred Carter, Jr. – guitar
  • Norman Blake – dobro, guitar
  • Bill Pursell – piano
  • Marshall Grant – bass guitar
  • W.S. Holland – drums
  • George Tidwell, Bob Phillips, William Pippin – trumpet
  • The Carter Family – backing vocals
  • Charlie Bragg – engineer
  • Joel Baldwin – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Southwind – Johnny Cash
  2. Devil to Pay – Merle Travis, Leon Rusk
  3. Cause I Love You – Johnny Cash
  4. See Ruby Fall – Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison
  5. Route No. 1, Box 144 – Johnny Cash
  6. Sing a Travelling Song – Ken Jones
  7. If I Were a Carpenter – Tim Hardin
  8. To Beat the Devil – Kris Kristofferson
  9. Blistered – Billy Ed Wheeler
  10. Wrinkled Crinkled Wadded Dollar Bill – Vincent Matthews
  11. I’ve Got a Thing About Trains – Jack Clement
  12. Jesus Was a Carpenter – Chris Wren

You Me at Six: Night People

On January 6, 2017, “Infectious” label released “Night People”, the fifth You Me at Six studio album. It was recorded February – June 2016, at “Black Bird” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jacquire King.

Personnel:

  • Josh Franceschi – lead vocals
  • Chris Miller – lead guitar
  • Max Helyer – rhythm guitar
  • Matt Barnes – bass guitar
  • Dan Flint – drums
  • Jacquire King – programming
  • Andrew Scheps – mixing
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • Studio Juice – art direction
  • Alex Page – photography
  • David East – photography
  • Max Fairlough – photography
  • Matt Salacuse – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Josh Franceschi, all music by Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes and Dan Flint, except where noted.

  1. Night People
  2. Plus One – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes, Dan Flint, Crispin Hunt
  3. Heavy Soul
  4. Take on the World – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes, Dan Flint, Iain Archer
  5. Brand New
  6. Sweat
  7. Make Your Move
  8. Can’t Hold Back – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes and Dan Flint, Crispin Hunt
  9. Spell it Out
  10. Give

Green Day: ¡Tré!

On December 7, 2012, “Reprise” label released “¡Tré!”, the third and final installment in the “¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré!” trilogy, a series of studio albums that were released from September to December 2012, and the eleventh Green Day studio album overall. It was recorded February – June 2012, at “Jingletown Studios” in Oakland, California, and was produced by Rob Cavallo, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool and Jason White.

Personnel:

  • Billie Joe Armstrong – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Jason White – guitar
  • Mike Dirnt – vocals, bass
  • Tré Cool – drums, percussion
  • Tom Kitt – strings and horn arrangements
  • Chris Dugan – engineer
  • Brad Kobylczak – engineer
  • Lee Bothwick – engineer
  • Wesley Seidman – engineer assistant
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Keith Armstrong – mixing assistant
  • Nik Karpen – mixing assistant
  • Brad Townsend – mixing assistant
  • Andrew Schubert – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Kenny Butler – drum technician
  • Mike Fasano – drum technician
  • Eden Galindo – bass technician
  • Andrew “Hans” Buscher – guitar technician
  • Chris Bilheimer – art direction/design
  • Felisha Tolentino – photography
  • Greg Schneider – stills
  • Chery Jenets – production managing
  • Jaime Neely – production assistant
  • Michelle Rogel – production assistant

Track listing:

All lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong, all music by Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool and Jason White, except where noted. 

  1. Brutal Love – Sam Cooke, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool and Jason White
  2. Missing You
  3. 8th Avenue Serenade
  4. Drama Queen
  5. X-Kid
  6. Sex, Drugs & Violence
  7. A Little Boy Named Train
  8. Amanda
  9. Walk Away
  10. Dirty Rotten Bastards
  11. 99 Revolutions
  12. The Forgotten

Barenaked Ladies: Fake Nudes

On November 17, 2017, “Vanguard” label released “Fake Nudes”, the 16th Barenaked Ladies album. It was recorded January – February 2017, at “Noble Street Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Gavin Brown.

Personnel:

  • Ed Robertson – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Kevin Hearn – lead and backing vocals, piano, synthesizers, keyboards, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Jim Creeggan – lead and backing vocals, bass
  • Tyler Stewart – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Bill Dillon – additional guitars
  • Steve Berlin – saxophone
  • Michael Ray – trumpet
  • Jim Cuddy – additional vocals
  • Alan Doyle – additional vocals
  • Tanya Tagaq – additional vocals
  • Patrick Hearn – spoken word
  • Lenny DeRose – recording
  • David Mohacsi – additional engineering, Pro Tools engineer
  • Alex Krotz – additional engineering, engineer assistant
  • Ryan Thiessen, Shaddy Roman, Christian Fedel – digital edoting
  • Howie Beck – mixing
  • Stewart Whitmore, Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Antoine Moonen – package design
  • Matt Barnes – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Hearn, except where noted.

  1. Canada Dry – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  2. Bringing It Home – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  3. Invisible Fence
  4. Lookin Up’ – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  5. Sunshine – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin, Sam Hollander
  6. Dusty Rooms
  7. We Took the Night – Jim Creeggan
  8. Navigate – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  9. Flying Dreams
  10. Nobody Better – Ed Robertson, Kevin Griffin
  11. Bag of Bones
  12. You + Me vs. the World – Ed Robertson
  13. 20 / 20 Hindsight
  14. The Township of King

Blue Oyster Cult: The Symbol Remains

On October 9, 2020, “Frontiers” label released “The Symbol Remains”, the fifteenth Blue Öyster Cult studio album. It was recorded February 2019 – April 2020, at “Mercy College Studio A” in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and was produced by Eric Bloom, Buck Dharma and Richie Castellano.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Buck Dharma – vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Richie Castellano – vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming, chief engineer
  • Danny Miranda – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jules Radino – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Albert Bouchard – percussion, cowbell, backing vocals, cowbell
  • Andy Ascolese – piano, keyboards
  • Phil Castellano – harmonica, claps, gang vocals, backing vocals, choir programming
  • Jeff Nolan – theremin 
  • David Lucas – cowbell, backing vocals
  • Steve La Cerra – claps, gang vocals, backing vocals
  • Kevin Young – claps, gang vocals, backing vocals
  • John Castellano – backing vocal
  • Kasim Sulton – backing vocals
  • Sam Stauff – engineer
  • Buck Dharma – overdub engineer
  • Steve La Cerra – engineer assistant
  • Tom Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Steve Schenk – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. That Was Me – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano, John Shirley
  2. Box in My Head – Donald Roeser, John Shirley
  3. Tainted Blood – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano
  4. Nightmare Epiphany – John Shirley, Donald Roeser
  5. Edge of the World – Richie Castellano
  6. The Machine – Richie Castellano
  7. Train True (Lennie’s Song) – Donald Roeser, Zeke Roeser
  8. The Return of St.Cecilia – Richie Castellano, Richard Meltzer
  9. Stand and Fight – Eric Bloom, Richie Castellano
  10. Florida Man – John Shirley, Donald Roeser
  11. The Alchemist – Richie Castellano
  12. Secret Road – John Shirley, Donald Roeser
  13. There’s a Crime – Jeff Denny, Jules Radino
  14. Fight – Donald Roeser, Ira Rosoff, James Wold

The Waterboys: Room to Roam

On October 2, 1990, “Ensign” label released “Room to Roam”, the fifth Waterboys (The) studio album. It was recorded February – June 1990, at “Spiddal House” in Galway, Ireland, and was produced by Barry Beckett and Mike Scott.

Personnel:

  • Mike Scott – lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Colin Blakey – whistle, flute, Hammond organ, piano
  • Anthony Thistlethwaite – saxophone, mandolin
  • Steve Wickham – vocals, fiddle, Hammond organ
  • Sharon Shannon – accordion, fiddle
  • Trevor Hutchinson – bass guitar, bouzouki
  • Noel Bridgeman – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Barry Beckett – piano
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet
  • J. Neil Sidwell – trombone
  • Kieran Wilde – clarinet
  • Ken Samson – didjeridu
  • John “Turps” Burke – backing vocals
  • Seamus Begley – backing vocals
  • Eileen Begley – backing vocals
  • Diarmuid O’Suilleabhan – backing vocals
  • Tim Martin – engineer
  • Annie Siggins – sleeve design
  • Simon Fowler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Scott, except where noted.

  1. In Search of a Rose
  2. Song from the End of the World
  3. A Man Is in Love – Mike Scott / Kaliope House – Dave Richardson
  4. Bigger Picture – Mike Scott, Anthony Thistlethwaite
  5. Natural Bridge Blues – traditional, arranged by Mike Scott, Colin Blakey, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Steve Wickham, Sharon Shannon, Trevor Hutchinson, Noel Bridgeman
  6. Something That Is Gone
  7. The Star and the Sea
  8. A Life of Sundays
  9. Islandman
  10. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy – traditional, arranged by Mike Scott, Colin Blakey, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Steve Wickham, Sharon Shannon, Trevor Hutchinson, Noel Bridgeman
  11. How Long Will I Love You?
  12. Upon the Wind and Waves – Steve Wickham
  13. Spring Comes to Spiddal
  14. The Trip to Broadford – Kieran Donnellan
  15. Further Up, Further In – traditional, arranged by Mike Scott, Colin Blakey, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Steve Wickham, Sharon Shannon, Trevor Hutchinson, Noel Bridgeman, lyrics by Mike Scott
  16. Room to Roam – George MacDonald, arranged by Mike Scott, Colin Blakey, Anthony Thistlethwaite, Steve Wickham, Sharon Shannon, Trevor Hutchinson, Noel Bridgeman
  17. The Kings of Kerry – Mike Scott, Sharon Shannon, Steve Wickham

The Hep Stars: We and Our Cadillac

On September 7, 1965, “Olga Records” label released “We and Our Cadillac”, the debut Hep Stars (The) studio album. It was recorded February – August 1965, in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Gert Palmcrantz and Anders Ericsson.

Personnel:

  • Svenne Hedlund – lead and backing vocals
  • Janne Frisk – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Benny Andersson – piano, organ, backing vocals
  • Lennart Hegland – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Christer Petterson – lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Hans Östlund – organ
  • Lennart Fernholm – bass guitar
  • Robert Meyer – photography

Track listing:

  1. Cadillac – Vince Taylor
  2. Be My Baby – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
  3. That’s When Your Heartaches Begin – Fred Fisher, William Raskin, Billy Hill
  4. Send Me Some Lovin – John S. Marascalco, Leo Price
  5. Young and Beautiful – Aaron Schroeder, Abner Silver
  6. Rockin’ Love – Carl Mann
  7. No Response – Benny Anderson
  8. I’ll Never Quite Get Over You – Chad Stuart, Jeremy Clyde
  9. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  10. Oh! Carol – Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield
  11. Then She Kissed Me – Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector
  12. Bald Headed Woman – Shel Talmy

Gerald Wilson: New York, New Sound

On August 25, 2003, “Mack Avenue Label” released “New York, New Sound”, the 20th Gerard Wilson album. It was recorded in February 2003, at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Stix Hooper.

Personnel:

  • Gerald Wilson – arranger, conductor
  • Oscar Castro-Neves, Anthony Wilson – guitar
  • Kenny Barron, Renee Rosnes – piano
  • Bob Cranshaw, Trey Henry, Larry Ridley – bass
  • Stix Hooper, Lewis Nash – drums
  • Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone, flute
  • Jesse Davis – alto saxophone
  • Frank Wess – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Jimmy Heath – tenor saxophone
  • Clark Terry – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jon Faddis, Frank Greene, Eddie Henderson, Sean Jones, Jimmy Owens – trumpet
  • Luis Bonilla, Benny Powell, Douglas Purviance, Dennis Wilson – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerald Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Milestones – Miles Davis
  2. Blues for the Count
  3. Equinox – John Coltrane
  4. Viva Tirado (Mucho Mas)
  5. Teri
  6. Blues for Yna Yna
  7. Theme for Monterey
  8. M Capetillo
  9. Josefina
  10. Nancy Jo

Cracker: Kerosene Hat

On August 24, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Kerosene Hat”, the second Cracker studio album. It was recorded February – March 1993, and was produced by Don Smith, David Lowery, Johnny Hickman, Davey Faragher and Michael Urbano.

Personnel:

  • David Lowery – vocals, guitar
  • Johnny Hickman – vocals, lead guitar
  • Davey Faragher – vocals, bass
  • Michael Urbano – drums

All tracks by David Lowery, except where noted.

  1. Low – David Lowery, Johnny Hickman, Davey Faragher
  2. Movie Star
  3. Get Off This – David Lowery, Johnny Hickman, Davey Faragher
  4. Kerosene Hat
  5. Take Me Down to the Infirmary
  6. Nostalgia – David Lowery, Johnny Hickman, Davey Faragher
  7. Sweet Potato – David Lowery, Johnny Hickman, Davey Faragher
  8. Sick of Goodbyes – Mark Linkous, David Lowery
  9. I Want Everything
  10. Lonesome Johnny Blues – Johnny Hickman
  11. Let’s Go for a Ride – David Lowery, Johnny Hickman, Davey Faragher
  12. Loser – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  13. Hi-Desert Biker Meth Lab (non – consecutive track) – David Lowery, Johnny Hickman, Davey Faragher
  14. Euro Trash Girl (hidden track) – David Lowery, Johnny Hickman, Davey Faragher, Joey Peters
  15. I Ride My Bike (hidden track) – David Lowery, Johnny Hickman
  16. Kerosene Hat (outtake, hidden track)

The Horace Silver Quintet: Serenade to Soul Sister

In June 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Serenade to a Soul Sister”, the 16th Horace Silver album (credited to The Horace Silver Quintet). It was recorded February – March 1968, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Bennie Maupin – tenor saxophone
  • Stanley Turrentine – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Tolliver – trumpet
  • Bob Cranshaw – bass, electric bass
  • John Williams – bass
  • Mickey Roker – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums, photography
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver.

  1. Psychedelic Sally
  2. Serenade to a Soul Sister
  3. Rain Dance
  4. Jungle Juice
  5. Kindred Spirits
  6. Next Time I Fall in Love