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In June 1975.

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In June 1975, “MGM” label released “Trying to Burn the Sun”, the third and the final Elf album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie James Dio: lead vocals
  • Steve Edwards: lead guitar
  • Mickey Lee Soule: keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Craig Gruber: bass guitar
  • Gary Driscoll: drums
  • Mark Nauseef: percussion
  • Helen Chappelle, Barry St. John, Liza Strike: additional vocals
  • MountainFjord Orchestra: strings

Track listing:

All tracks  Ronnie James by Dio and Mickey Lee Soule.

  1. Black Swampy Water
  2. Prentice Wood
  3. When She Smiles
  4. Good Time Music
  5. Liberty Road
  6. Shotgun Boogie
  7. Wonderworld
  8. Streetwalker
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In June 1972.

In June 1972, “Vertigo” label released “666”, the third and the final Aphrodite’s Child album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, at “Studio Europa Sonor” in Paris, and was produced by Vangelis Papathanassiou. The album cover art was by Gerard Fallec.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis Papathanassiou(Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou) – keyboards, organ, piano, vibraphone, bass, flute, percussion, backing vocals
  • Demis Roussos(Artemios Ventouris Roussos) – lead vocals, bass, guitar, backing vocals
  • Loukas Sideras- drums, lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Silver Koulouris(Anargyros Koulouris) – guitar, percussion
  • Harris Halkitis – bass, tenor saxophone, congas, percussion, backing vocals
  • Michel Ripoche – trombone, tenor saxophone
  • Irene Papas- vocals
  • John Forst – English narration
  • Yannis Tsarouchis- Greek narration
  • Daniel Koplowitz – narration
  • Costas Ferris– lyricist
  • Roger Roche – engineer
  • Jean-Claude Conan – assistant engineer
  • Hitoshi Takiguchi – mastering engineer
  • Hans Brethouwer – mastering
  • Gerard Fallec – production coordination, sleeve design
  • Giorgio Gomelsky- “passing by”
  • Minoru Harada – product manager
  • Kiyoshi Tokiwa – art coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis Papathanassiou and Costas Ferris.

  1. The System
  2. Babylon
  3. Loud, Loud, Loud
  4. The Four Horsemen
  5. The Lamb
  6. The Seventh Seal
  7. Aegian Sea
  8. Seven Bowls
  9. The Wakening Beast
  10. Lament
  11. The Marching Beast
  12. The Battle of the Locusts
  13. Do It
  14. Tribulation
  15. The Beast
  16. Ofis
  17. Seven Trumpets
  18. Altamont
  19. The Wedding of the Lamb
  20. The Capture of the Beast
  21. “∞” (Infinity)
  22. Hic and Nunc
  23. All the Seats Were Occupied
  24. Break

On June 15, 2007.

On June 15, 2007, “Third Man” label released “Icky Thump”, the sixth and final  White Stripes album. It was recorded in February 2007, at “Blackbird Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Jack White. In February 2008, “Icky Thump” won “Grammy Awards” for “Best Alternative Music Album”, and “Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal”.

Personnel:

  • Jack White– vocals, guitars, keyboards, synthesizer, spoken narrative, street talk, mixing
  • Meg White– drums, percussion, backing vocals, lead vocals, spoken narrative, street talk
  • Regulo Aldama – trumpet
  • Jim Drury – bagpipes
  • Steve Hoffman – vinyl mastering
  • Vlado Meller – digital mastering
  • Joe Chiccarelli – recording and mixing engineer
  • Lowell Reynolds – recording and mixing second engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack White, except where noted.

  1. Icky Thump
  2. You Don’t Know What Love Is (You Just Do as You’re Told)
  3. 300 M.P.H. Torrential Outpour Blues
  4. Conquest – Corky Robbins
  5. Bone Broke
  6. Prickly Thorn, but Sweetly Worn
  7. Andrew (This Battle Is in the Air)
  8. Little Cream Soda
  9. Rag and Bone
  10. I’m Slowly Turning into You
  11. A Martyr for My Love for You
  12. Catch Hell Blues
  13. Effect and Cause

On June 10, 2016.

On June 10, 2016, “Nonesuch” label released “American Tunes”, the twentieth and the final Allen Toussaint album. It was recorded May 2013 – October  2015, and was produced by Joe Henry.

Personnel:

  • Allen Toussaint– piano, vocals
  • Jay Bellerose– drums and percussion
  • Bill Frisell– electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz– weissenborn
  • Charles Lloyd– tenor saxophone
  • David Piltch – upright bass
  • Adam Levy– gut-string guitar
  • Cameron Stone – cello
  • Amy Shulman – harp
  • Rhiannon Giddens– vocals
  • Van Dyke Parks– second piano, orchestral arrangement

Track listing:

  1. Delores’ Boyfriend – Allen Toussaint
  2. Viper’s Drag – Thomas “Fats” Waller
  3. Confessin’ (That I Love You) – Doc Daugherty, Ellis Reynolds, Al Neiburg
  4. Mardis Gras in New Orleans – Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd
  5. Lotus Blossom – Billy Strayhorn
  6. Waltz for Debby – Bill Evareleased ns
  7. Big Chief – Earl King
  8. Rocks in My Bed – Duke Ellington
  9. Danza, Op. 33 – Louis Moreau Gottschalk
  10. Hey Little Girl – Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd
  11. Rosetta – Earl “Fatha” Hines
  12. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  13. Southern Nights – Allen Toussaint
  14. American Tune – Paul Simon

On June 10, 2013.

On June 10, 2013, “Vertigo” label released “13”, the nineteenth and final Black Sabbath studio album. It was recorded August 2012-January 2013, at “Shangri La Studios” in Malibu, California, “Tone Hall” in Lapworth, Warwickshire, UK, and was produced by Rick Rubin. The cover design was by Nick Dart and Neil Bowen of Zip Design in London.The album was certified Platinum in Brazil by “Pro-Musica Brazil”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”.

Personnel:

  • Ozzy Osbourne– vocals, harmonica
  • Tony Iommi– electric and acoustic guitars
  • Geezer Butler– bass guitar
  • Brad Wilk– drums, percussion
  • Greg Fidelman– engineering
  • Mike Exeter – additional engineering
  • Dana Nielsen– additional engineering
  • Andrew Scheps– mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Stewart Whitmore – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics written by Geezer Butler except “Methademic” by Ozzy Osbourne; all music  by Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler.

  1. End of the Beginning
  2. God is Dead
  3. Loner
  4. Zeitgeist
  5. Age of Reason
  6. Live Forever
  7. Damaged Soul
  8. Dear Father

In May 1984.

In May 1984, “Mercury” label released “In the Long Grass”, the sixth and final  Boomtown Rats album. It w was produced by Pete Walsh, James Guthrie, Bob Geldof, Pete Briquette, Johnny Fingers, Simon Crowe and Garry Roberts.

Personnel:

  • Bob Geldof– vocals
  • Pete Briquette– bass, vocals
  • Johnny Fingers– keyboards, vocals
  • Simon Crowe– drums, vocals
  • Garry Roberts– guitar, vocals
  • Peter “Gidday” Thomas- trombone
  • Luke Tunney – trumpet
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophone
  • Martin Dobson – saxophone
  • Peter Claridge – guitar
  • Molly and Polly – backing vocals
  • Ian Richie – saxophone
  • Martin Salvador Rex – engineered
  • Ashworth – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Geldof except where noted.

  1. A Hold Of Me
  2. Drag Me Down
  3. Dave
  4. Over Again
  5. Another Sad Story – Johhny Fingers
  6. Tonight
  7. Hard Times
  8. Lucky – Johnny Fingers
  9. An Icicle In The Sun
  10. Up Or Down – Simon Crowe, Pete Briquette

On May 23, 2000.

On May 23, 2000, “Columbia” label released “Wishville”, the fifth and the final Catherine Wheel album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Helioscentric Studio” in Rye, East Sussex, UK, and was produced by Rob Dickinson.

Personnel:

  • Rob Dickinson– vocals, guitar, bass
  • Brian Futter – guitar, bass, vocals
  • Neil Sims – bass, percussion, drums, loops, vocals
  • Tim Friese-Greene– organ, piano
  • Sara Lee – vocals
  • Jason Corsaro – engineer
  • Mike Shipley – mixing
  • Storm Thorgerson– cover art
  • Peter Curzon – cover art
  • Stephen Stickler – photography
  • Rupert Truman – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sparks Are Gonna Fly
  2. Gasoline
  3. Lifeline
  4. What We Want to Believe In
  5. All of That
  6. Idle Life
  7. Mad Dog
  8. Ballad of a Running Man
  9. Crème Caramel