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Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Liverpool

On October 20, 1986, “ZTT” label released “Liverpool”, the second and final Frankie Goes to Hollywood studio album. It was recorded March – July 1986, and was produced by Stephen Lipson.

Personnel:

  • Holly Johnson – lead vocals
  • Brian Nash – guitar
  • Mark O’Toole – bass guitar
  • Peter Gill – drums
  • Paul Rutherford – backing vocals
  • Stephen Lipson – guitar, keyboards
  • Steve Howe, Trevor Rabin – guitar
  • Andy Richards, Peter-John Vettese – keyboards
  • Betsy Cook – backing vocals
  • Richard Niles – string and brass arrangement
  • Heff Moraes – engineer assistant
  • Barry Diament – mastering
  • Anton Corbijn – photography
  • Trevor Horn – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Peter Gill, Holly Johnson, Brian Nash and Mark O’Toole,  except where noted.

  1. Warriors of the Wasteland
  2. Rage Hard
  3. Kill the Pain
  4. Maximum Joy
  5. Watching the Wildlife
  6. Lunar Bay
  7. For Heaven’s Sake
  8. Is Anybody Out There?

The Turtles: The Turtle Soup

In October 1969, “White Whale” label released “The Turtle Soup”, the fifth and the final Turtles (The) album. It was recorded April – June 1969, at “United Recording Studio”, and was produced by Ray Davies.

Personnel:

  • Mark Volman – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Al Nichol – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Jim Pons – vocals, bass, guitar
  • John Seiter – vocals, drums, piano
  • Howard Kaylan – vocals, percussion, organ
  • Ray Pohlman – horns, strings
  • Chuck Britz – engineer
  • Gary Burden – art direction, design
  • Henry Ditz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman, Al Nichol, Jim Pons and John Seiter, except where noted.

  1. Come Over
  2. House on the Hill
  3. She Always Leaves Me Laughing
  4. How You Loved Me
  5. Torn Between Temptations
  6. Love in the City
  7. Bachelor Mother
  8. John and Julie
  9. Hot Little Hands
  10. Somewhere Friday Night
  11. Dance This Dance
  12. You Don’t Have to Walk in the Rain

J. Geils Band: You’re Gettin’ Even While I’m Gettin’ Odd

On October 5, 1984, “EMI” label released “You’re Gettin’ Even While I’m Gettin’ Odd”, the eleventh and final J. Geils Band studio album. It was recorded in 1983, at “Long View Farm” in Brookfield, Massachusetts, and was produced by Seth Justman.

Personnel:

  • Seth Justman – lead and backing vocals, spoken word, keyboards, horns arrangements
  • J. Geils – guitars
  • Magic Dick – harmonicas, soprano saxophone, backing vocals
  • Danny Klein – bass guitar, “flex bass”
  • Stephen Jo Bladd – lead and backing vocals, drums

The Uptown Horns

  • Crispin Cioe – alto and baritone saxophones
  • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • Phoebe Snow – backing vocals
  • Cookie Watkins, Fonda Rae, Judith Spears – backing vocals
  • The Institutional Radio Choir (directed by Carl Williams, Jr.) – backing vocals
  • Jim Donnelly – backing vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Seth Justman and Paul Justman, all music by Seth Justman.

  1. Concealed Weapons
  2. Heavy Petting
  3. Wasted Young
  4. Eenie, Meenie, Minie, Moe
  5. Tell ‘Em Jonesy
  6. You’re Getting’ Even While I’m Getting’ Old
  7. The Bite from Inside
  8. Californication
  9. I Will Carry You Home

Raspberries: Starting Over

On September 16, 1974, “Capitol” label released “Starting Over”, the fourth and final Raspberries studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jimmy Lenner.

Personnel:

  • Eric Carmen — vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Wally Bryson — vocals, lead guitar
  • Scott McCarl — vocals, bass
  • Michael McBride — drums

Track listing:

  1. Overnight Sensation (Hit Record) – Eric Carmen
  2. Play On – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  3. Party’s Over – Wally Bryson
  4. I Don’t Know What I Want – Eric Carmen
  5. Rose Coloured Glasses – Scott McCarl
  6. All Through the Night – Eric Carmen, Scott McBride
  7. Cruisin Music – Eric Carmen
  8. I Can Hardly Believe You’re Mine – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  9. Cry – Eric Carmen, Scott McCarl
  10. Hands on You – Wally Bryson, Scott McCarl
  11. Starting Over – Eric Carmen

Arthur Blythe: Exhale

On June 17, 2003, “Savant” label released “Exhale”, the final Arthur Blythe album. It was recorded in October 2002, at “Tedesco Studio” in Paramus, New Jersey, and was produced by Cecil Brooks III.

Personnel:

  • Arthur Blythe – alto saxophone
  • Bob Stewart – tuba
  • John Hicks – piano, organ
  • Cecil Brooks III – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Arthur Blythe except where noted

  1. Cousin Mary – John Coltrane
  2. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  3. Exhaust Suite: Nonette – Bob Stewart
  4. Exhaust Suite: Surrender
  5. Exhaust Suite: LC
  6. Exhaust Suite: Phase Two
  7. Night Train – Jimmy Forrest, Oscar Washington
  8. 7/4 Thang
  9. Equinox – John Coltrane
  10. Just Friends – John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis
  11. CJ – Bob Stewart
  12. All Blues – Miles Davis
  13. Straighten Up and Fly Right – Nat King Cole, Irving Mills
  14. Exhale

The Police: Synchronicity

On June 17, 1983, “A&M” label released “Synchronicity”, the fifth and final Police (The) studio album. It was recorded December 1982 – February 1983, at “Air” in Montserrat, “Le Studio” in Quebec, and was produced by Hugh Padgham, Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland.

Personnel:

  • Sting – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, upright bass, keyboards, drum machine, sequencer, saxophone, oboe
  • Andy Summers – lead and backing vocals, electric guitars, keyboards
  • Stewart Copeland – drums, marimba, percussion, backing vocals
  • Hugh Padgham – engineer
  • Renate Blauel – engineer assistant
  • Robbie Whelan – engineer assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jeff Ayeroff – art direction, design
  • Norman Moore – art direction, design
  • Duane Michals – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sting, except where noted.

  1. Synchronicity I
  2. Walking in Your Footsteps
  3. O My God
  4. Mother – Andy Summers
  5. Miss Gradenko – Stewart Copeland
  6. Synchronicity II
  7. Every Breath You Take
  8. King of Pain
  9. Wrapper Around Your Finger
  10. Tea in the Sahara

Dream Academy: A Different Kind of Weather

On June 15, 1990, “Blanco y Negro Records” label released “A Different Kind of Weather”, the third and final Dream Academy (The) studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, and was produced by David Gilmour, Anthony Moore, Gilbert Gabriel, Nick Laird-Clowes and Steve Lambert.

Personnel:

  • Kate St. John – vocals, soprano saxophone, Cor Anglais, oboe
  • Nick Laird-Clowes – vocals, guitar, banjo, piano
  • Gilbert Gabriel – vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Laird-Clowes and Gilbert Gabriel, except where noted.

  1. Love – John Lennon
  2. Mercy Killing
  3. Lucy September
  4. Gaby Says
  5. Waterloo
  6. Twelve-eight Angel – Nick Laird-Clowes, David Gilmour
  7. St. Valentine’s Day
  8. It’ll Never Happen Again – Tim Hardin
  9. Forest Fire
  10. Lowlands
  11. Not for Second Prize – Nick Laird-Clowes

Rush: Clockwork Angels

On June 12, 2012, “Roadrunner Records” label released “Clockwork Angels”, the nineteenth and final Rush studio album. It was recorded October – December 2011, at “Revolution Recordings” in Toronto, in April 2012, at “Blackbird Studio “ in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Nick Raskulinecz, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart.

Personnel:

  • Geddy Lee – vocals, bass guitar, bass pedals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Alex Lifeson – guitars, keyboards, arrangements
  • Neil Peart – drums, cymbals, tambourine, arrangements
  • Jason Sniderman – piano
  • David Campbell – string arrangement, conducting
  • Richard Chycki, Martin Cooke, Jason DuFour, Paul Fig, Stephen Koszler – recording
  • Nick Raskulinecz – mixing
  • Brian Gardner – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, all music by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

  1. Caravan
  2. BU2B
  3. Clockwork Angels
  4. The Anarchists
  5. Carnies
  6. Halo Effect
  7. Seven Cities of Gold
  8. The Wreckers
  9. Headlong Flight
  10. BU2B2
  11. Wish Them Well
  12. The Garden

Billie Holiday: Lady in Satin

In June 1958, “Columbia” label released “Lady in Satin”, the eleventh Billie Holiday album. It was the final album completed by Holiday and last released in her lifetime. The album was recorded in February 1959, at “Columbia 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Irving Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Billie Holiday – lead vocals
  • Mal Waldron – piano
  • Barry Galbraith – guitar
  • Milt Hinton – double bass
  • Osie Johnson – drums
  • Danny Bank – flute
  • Phil Bodner – flute
  • Romeo Penque – flute
  • Tom Parshley – flute
  • Mel Davis – trumpet 
  • Billy Butterfield – trumpet
  • Jimmy Ochner – trumpet
  • Bernie Glow – trumpet
  • J.J. Johnson – trombone 
  • Urbie Green – trombone
  • Jack Green – trombone
  • Tommy Mitchell – bass trombone
  • Ray Ellis – conductor
  • Claus Ogerman – arranger
  • George Ockner – violin, concertmaster
  • Emmanual Green – violin
  • Harry Hoffman – violin
  • Harry Katzmann – violin
  • Leo Kruczek – violin
  • Milton Lomask – violin
  • Harry Meinikoff – violin
  • David Newman – violin
  • Samuel Rand – violin
  • David Sarcer – violin
  • Sid Brecher – viola
  • Richard Dichler – viola
  • David Soyer – cello
  • Maurice Brown – cello
  • Janet Putman – harp
  • Elise Bretton – backing vocals
  • Miriam Workman – backing vocals
  • Fred Plaut – engineer

Track listing:

  1.  I’m a Fool to Want You – Frank Sinatra, Joel Herron, Jack Wolf
  2. For Heaven’s Sake -Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer
  3. You Don’t Know What Love Is – Gene DePaul, Don Raye
  4. I Get Along Without You Very Well – Hoagy Carmichael
  5. For All We Know – J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis
  6. Violets for Your Furs – Tom Adair, Matt Dennis
  7. You’ve Changed – Bill Carey, Carl T. Fischer
  8. It’s Easy to Remember – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  9. But Beautiful – lyrics by Johnny Burke, music by Jimmy Van Heusen
  10. Glad to Be Unhappy – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  11. I’ll Be Around – Alec Wilder
  12. The End of a Love Affair – Edward Redding

Stornoway: Bonxie

On April 13, 2016, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Bonxie”, the third and final Stornoway studio album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Bank Cottage Studio”, “Moles Studio”, “Great Wolford Church”, and was produced by Gil Norton, Brian Briggs, John Ouin, Oli Steadman and Rob Steadman.

Personnel:

  • Brian Briggs – vocals, guitar
  • John Ouin – keyboards
  • Oli Steadman – bass
  • Rob Steadman – drums, artwork
  • Dan Austin – Engineer
  • George Shilling – engineer, mixing
  • Craig Potter – mixing
  • Pete Maher – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Brian Briggs, all music by Brian Briggs, John Ouin, Oli Steadman and Rob Steadman.

  1. Between the Saltmarsh and the Sea
  2. Get Low
  3. Man on Wire
  4. The Road You Didn’t Take
  5. Lost Youth
  6. Sing With Our Senses
  7. We Were Giants
  8. When You’re Feeling Gentle
  9. Heart of the Great Alone
  10. Josephine
  11. Love Song of the Beta Male