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Planet X: Universe

On June 6, 2000, “Inside Out Music” label released “Universe”, the first Planet X studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “The Leopard Room” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tony MacAlpine, Derek Sherinian and Virgil Donati.

Personnel:

  • Tony MacAlpine – guitar
  • Derek Sherinian – keyboard
  • Virgil Donati – drums
  • Tom Kennedy – bass
  • Dick Smothers Jr. – spoken vocals
  • Albert Law – engineer
  • T. J. Helmerich – engineer
  • Greg D’Angelo – engineer
  • Tom Fletcher – mixing
  • Gene Grimaldi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Virgil Donati, Tony MacAlpine and Derek Sherinian, except where noted.

  1. Clonus
  2. Her Animal
  3. Dog Boots – Virgil Donati
  4. Bitch – Virgil Donati
  5. King of the Universe – lyrics by Dick Smothers Jr.
  6. Inside Black
  7. Europa
  8. Warfinger
  9. Chocolate
  10. Pods of Trance
  11. 2116

Alice Coltrane: A Monastic Trio

In December 1968, “Impulse!” label released “A Monastic Trio”, the first Alice Coltrane album. It was recorded January – June 1968, at John Coltrane home studio in Dix Hills, New York, and was produced by Alice Coltrane. The album is a tribute to her husband, John Coltrane, who had died the year before.

Track listing:

  • Alice Coltrane – harp, piano
  • Pharoah Sanders — tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, flute
  • Jimmy Garrison — bass
  • Ben Riley — drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Alice Coltrane.

  1. Ohnedaruth
  2. Gospel Trane
  3. I Want to See You
  4. Lovely Sky Boat
  5. Oceanic Beloved
  6. Atomic Peace

Sammy Hagar: Space Between

On May 10, 2019, “BMG” label released “Space Between” first Sammy Hagar and the Circle album, the eighteenth Sammy Hagar studio album overal. It was recorded in 2019 and was produced by Jaimeson Durr, Sammy Hagar and Vic Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar – lead vocals
  • Vic Johnson – guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Anthony – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jason Bonham – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Audie DeLone – keyboards
  • Brett Tuggle – keyboards
  • Ian Hatton – additional guitar
  • Steven Campodonico – engineer
  • Ian Hatton – engineer
  • Alan Howarth – engineer
  • Jaimeson Durr – recording, mixing
  • F. Reid Shippen – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sammy Hagar, except where noted, all music as noted.

  1. Devil Came to Philly – Sammy Hagar
  2. Full Circle Jam (Chump Change) – Jason Bonham, Michael Anthony, Vic Johnson
  3. Can’t Hang – Sammy Hagar
  4. Wide Open Space – Sammy Hagar
  5. Free Man – Jason Bonham
  6. Bottom Line – Sammy Hagar
  7. No Worries – Sammy Hagar, Tom Solis
  8. Trust Fund Baby – Jason Bonham, Ronnie Montrose
  9. Affirmation – Samar Hagar
  10. Hey Hey (Without Greed) – Sammy Hagar

on october 8, 2002.

On October 8, 2002, “RCA Victor” label released “Clone”, the first Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon studio album. It was recorded on 2002, and was produced by Paul DuGre.

Personnel:

  • Leo Kottke – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Mike Gordon – vocals, bass, guitar, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Arko – Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke
  2. Car Carrier Blues – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz
  3. From Pizza Towers to Defeat – Bob “Frizz” Fuller
  4. Clone – Mike Gordon
  5. The Collins Missile – Mike Gordon
  6. Te Veo – Leo Kottke
  7. Disco – Leo Kottke
  8. June – Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke
  9. I Am a Lonesome Fugitive – Liz Anderson, Casey Anderson
  10. Clay – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz
  11. Strange – Leo Kottke
  12. Middle of the Road – Leo Kottke
  13. Whip – Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke
  14. With – Mike Gordon, Joseph Linitz

On September 3, 1991.

On September 3, 1991, “Mercury” label released “Stranger in This Town”, the first Richie Sambora album. It was recorded in 1991 and was produced by Richie Sambora and Neil Dorfsman.

Personnel:

  • Richie Sambora- lead vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, strings arrangement, producer
  • David Bryan- keyboards, strings arrangement
  • Tico Torres- drums, percussion
  • Eric Clapton- guitar solo
  • Tony Levin- bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Randy Jackson- bass guitar
  • Dean Fasano, Franke Previte, Curtis King, Bekka Bramlett, Isabella Lento, Tawatha Agee, Brenda White-King – background vocals
  • Katie Agresta – vocal coach
  • Jeff Bova, Robbie Buchanan, Larry Fast, Jimmy Bralower, Chris Palmaro, Eric Persing – keyboards, programming
  • Rafael Padilla, Carol Steele – percussion
  • JD Dworkow – production coordination
  • Jeff Hendrickson, Lance Phillips, Frank Wolf – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Tim White, Darryl Estrine – photography
  • Margery Greenspan – art direction
  • Umi Kenyon – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Richie Sambora, except where noted.

  1. Rest in Peace – Richie Sambora, David Bryan
  2. Church of Desire
  3. Stranger in This Town – Richie Sambora, David Bryan
  4. Ballad of Youth – Richie Sambora, Tom Marolda
  5. One Light Burning – Richie Sambora, Tom Marolda, Bruce Foster
  6. Bluesman
  7. Rosie – Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi, Desmond Child, Diane Warren
  8. River of Love
  9. Father Time – Richie Sambora, Desmond Child
  10. The Answer – Richie Sambora, Bruce Foster

On April 4, 1998.

On April 4, 1998, “ECM” label released “Points of View”, the first Dave Holland’s Quintet, and eleventh Dave Holland album overall. It was recorded in September 1997, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Dave Holland.

Personnel:

  • Dave Holland- double bass
  • Steve Wilson– soprano and alto saxophone
  • Robin Eubanks- trombone
  • Steve Nelson- vibraphone, marimba
  • Billy Kilson- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Holland except where noted.

  1. The Balance
  2. Mister B.
  3. Bedouin Trail
  4. Metamorphos – Robin Eubanks
  5. Ario
  6. Herbaceous
  7. The Benevolent One – Steve Wilson
  8. :05
  9. Serenade – Steve Nelson

 

On August 10, 1998.

On August 10, 1998, “Transcopic” label released “The Sky Is Too High”, the first Graham Coxon album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Matrix Studios”, and was produced by Graham Coxon.

Personnel:

  • Graham Coxon – vocals, all instruments, recording, photography
  • John Smith – engineer
  • Alex Hutchinson – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Coxon.

  1. That’s All I Wanna Do
  2. Where’d You Go?
  3. In a Salty Sea
  4. A Day Is Far Too Long
  5. R U Lonely?
  6. I Wish
  7. Hard and Slow
  8. Me You, We Two
  9. Waiting
  10. Who the Fuck?
  11. Mornin’ Blues

On August 10, 1993.

On August 10, 1993, “Capitola” label released “Dig”, the debut I Mother Earth album. It was recorded in 1993, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles; “Rumbo Recorders” in Canoga Park; “Studio 56” in “Track Record Studios” in Hollywood, “Red Zone” in Burbank, and was produced by Mike Clink.

Personnel:

  • Edwin– vocals
  • Jagori Tanna– guitars, bass, backing vocals
  • Bruce Gordon– bass
  • Christian Tanna– drums
  • Luis Conte– percussion
  • Armando Borg– percussion
  • Mike Finnigan– Hammond B3 organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Edwin, Jagori Tanna, Bruce Gordon and Christian Tanna.

  1. The Mothers
  2. Levitate
  3. Rain Will Fall
  4. So Gently We Go
  5. Not Quite Sonic
  6. Production
  7. Lost My America
  8. No One
  9. Undone
  10. Basketball
  11. And the Experience
  12. The Universe in You

On April 24, 2007.

On April 24, 2007, “Drag City” label released “Woke on a Whaleheart”, the first Bill Callahan album under his own name (previous releases he made under the name Smog). It was recorded in November 2006, and was produced by Bill Callahan and Neil Michael Hagerty.

Personnel:

  • Bill Callahan – vocals, guitar
  • Deani Pugh Flemmings – vocals
  • Pete Denton – guitar
  • Howard Draper – keyboards, lap steel
  • Elizabeth Warren – violin
  • Steve Bernal – bass
  • Thor Harris – percussion
  • Neil Michael Hagerty – arrangements
  • Joe Grillo – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Callahan.

  1. From the Rivers to the Ocean
  2. Footprints
  3. Diamond Dancer
  4. Sycamore
  5. The Wheel
  6. Honeymoon Child
  7. Day
  8. Night
  9. A Man Needs a Woman or a Man to Be a Man

On March 11, 1983.

On March 11, 1983, “Mirage Music” label released “Adventures in the Land of the Good Groove”, the first Nile Rodgers solo album. It was recorded in 1983, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Nile Rodgers.

Personnel:

  • Nile Rodgers– lead and backing vocals, drums, guitar, keyboards
  • Sarah Dash– lead vocals
  • Carmine Rojas, Curtis King, David Spinner, Eddie Martinez, Fonzi Thornton, Frank Simms, George Simms, John Wright, Kenny Williams, Phillip Balou, Rachel Sweet– backing vocals
  • Bernard Edwards– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Tony Thompson– drums, backing vocals
  • Jeremy Steele – guitar
  • Raymond Jones – piano, keyboards
  • Rob Sabino– keyboards
  • Jason Corsaro – sound engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Nile Rodgers.

  1. The Land of the Good Groove
  2. Yum-Yum
  3. Beet
  4. Get Her Crazy
  5. It’s All In Your Hands
  6. Rock Bottom
  7. My Love Song fort You
  8. Most Down