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On May 23, 1995.

On May 23, 1995, “Sire” label released “Young Blood”, the 38th Jerry Lee Lewis studio album. It was recorded September 1993 – January 1995, at “Blue Jay Recording Studio” in Carlisle, Massachusetts, “House of Blues Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, “Lewis Ranch” in Nesbit, Mississippi, “Sunset Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, California, “Your Place or Mine Studio” in Glendale, California, and was produced by Andy Paley.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Lee Lewis – vocals, piano
  • James Burton- guitar
  • Buddy Harman- drums
  • Kenny Lovelace- guitar, fiddle
  • Andy Paley- drums, backing vocals
  • Joey Spampinato- bass
  • Al Anderson – guitar
  • Don Allen – drums
  • Stuart Aptekar – horns and reeds
  • Tommy Ardonlino – drums
  • Yoshiro Arita – strings
  • Don Baer – guitar
  • Craig Ball – horns and reeds
  • R. Byrd – bass
  • Glen Colson – drums
  • John Curtis – strings
  • Elliot Easton- guitar
  • Bob Efford – horns and reeds
  • Matthew Glaser – strings
  • Bob Glaub- bass
  • Mike Kernan – guitar, backing vocals
  • Bobby B. Keyes – guitar
  • Frank Macchia – horns and reeds
  • Frank Marocco- accordion
  • Jonathan Paley – bass
  • Dave Roe Rorick – bass
  • Mike Turk – harmonica
  • Robby Turner- pedal steel guitar
  • Stanley Watkins – horns and reeds
  • Danny Weinstein – horns and reeds
  • Billy West- backing vocals
  • David Whitney – horns and reeds

Track listing:

  1. I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive – Fred Rose, Hank Williams
  2. Goosebumps – Al Anderson, Andy Paley
  3. Things – Bobby Darin
  4. Miss The Mississippi And You – William Halley, Eric Schoenberg
  5. Young Blood – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  6. Crown Victoria Custom ’51 – Andy Paley, Jerry Lee Lewis, James Burton, Kenny Lovelace
  7. High Blood Pressure – Huey Piano Smith
  8. Restless Heart – A. Paley, J. Burton, J. Richmond, K. Lovelace
  9. Gotta Travel On – D. Lazer, F. Hollerman, L. Ehrlich, L. Hays, P. Clayton, P. Seeger, R. Gilbert
  10. Down the Road a Piece – Don Raye
  11. It Was The Whiskey Talkin’ (Not Me) – A. Paley, J. Paley, M. Kernan, N. Claflin
  12. Poison Love – Elmer Laird
  13. One of them Old Things – Hoy Lindsey, Joel Sonnier
  14. House of Blue Lights – Don Raye, Freddie Slack

 

On May 8, 2006.

On May 8, 2006, “Island” label released “Every Man for Himself”, the third   Hoobastank studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, at “Bay 7 Studios” in Valley Village, “NRG Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Sparky Dark Studio” in Calabasas, California, and was produced by Howard Benson.

Personnel:

  • Doug Robb – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, bass
  • Daniel Estrin – lead guitar, bass
  • Chris Hesse – drums, percussion
  • Dale Dye- drill sergeant
  • Chris Chaney– bass
  • Paul Bushnell – bass
  • Howard Benson – keyboard, programming
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Deborah Lurie – string arrangements
  • Casey Stone – strings
  • The Heart Attack Horns – horns
  • Frank Marocco- accordion

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Estrin and Doug Robb.

  1. The Rules
  2. Born to Lead
  3. Moving Forward
  4. Inside of You
  5. The First of Me
  6. Good Enough
  7. If I Were You
  8. Without a Fight
  9. Don’t Tell Me
  10. Look Where We Are
  11. Say the Same
  12. If Only
  13. More Than a Memory

On August 5, 2008.

On August 5, 2008, “Nonesuch” label released “Harps and Angels”, the eleventh  Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Recorded at Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, “The Newman Stage”, “Twentieth Century Fox Studios” in Beverly Hills, and was produced by Mitchell Froom and Lenny Waronker.

Track listing:

  • Randy Newman – pianist, bandleader
  • Greg Cohen- bass
  • Steve Donnelly – guitar
  • Pete Thomas- drums
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel and acoustic slide guitar
  • Mitchell Froom- keyboard and organ
  • Violins: Roger Wilkie (concertmaster), Eun-Mee Ahn, Jacqueline Brand, Kevin Connolly, Joel Derouin, Julie Ann Gigante, Natalie Leggett, Helen Nightengale, Alyssa Park, Sara Parkins, Katia Popov, Rafael Rishik, Anatoly Rosinsky, Marc Sazer, Tereza Stanislav, Lisa M. Sutton, Sarah Thornblade, Irina Voloshina
  • Violas: Brian Dembow (first viola), Robert Berg, Thomas Diener, Steven Gordon, Roland Kato, Darrin McCann, Victoria Miskolczy, Michael Nowak, Shanti Randall, David Walther
  • Violoncelli: Dennis Karmazyn (first cello), Antony Cooke, Steve Erdody, Christine Ermacoff, Armen Ksajikian, Andrew Shulman, David Speltz, Cecelia Tsan
  • Bass violins: Michael Valerio (first bass violin), Drew Dembowski, Edward Meares, Susan Ranney
  • Flutes: James Walker, Norda Mullen, Geraldine Rotella, David Shostac
  • Clarinets: Gary Boyver, Stuart Clark, Donald Foster, Marty Krystall
  • Saxophones: Daniel Higgins, Gary Foster, Greg Huckins, Bill Liston, Brian Scanlon
  • Oboes: Thomas Boyd, Leslie Reed
  • Bassoons: Kenneth Munday, Michael O’Donovan, Judith Farmer
  • French horns: James Thatcher, Mark Adams, Richard Todd
  • Trumpets: Warren Luening, Malcolm McNab, Daniel Fornero, Jon Lewis, Timothy Morrison
  • Trombones: William Booth, Bruce Fowler, Alesander Iles, William Reichenbach, George Thatcher
  • Tuba: Doug Tornquist
  • Percussion (including mallets): Alan Estes, Gregory Goodall
  • Harps: Jo Ann Turovsky, Allison Allport
  • Accordion: Frank Marocco
  • Background vocals: Carmen Carter, Tim Davis, Luana Jackman, Steve Jackson, Rick Logan, Susan Stevens Logan, Fletcher Sheridan, Oren Waters, Terry Woods
  • Engineered by David Boucher
  • Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
  • Angry Belgians on “A Piece of the Pie”: Kathie Van Kerckhoven and Jeremy Altervain
  • Happy immigrants on “Laugh and Be Happy”: Los Amigos Locos del Este
  • Orchestral contractor: Sandy DeCrescent
  • Music preparation: Jo Ann Kane Music Services
  • Vocal contractor: Luana Jackman
  • Album photography: Autumn De Wilde
  • Stock photography for booklet by Jupiterimages, Perry Mastrovito, and Photo 24
  • Art direction and design: Barbara De Wilde
  • Production manager for Nonesuch Records: Eli Cane
  • Editorial coordinator for Nonesuch Records: Ronen Givony
  • Executive in charge of production for Nonesuch Records: Karina Beznicki
  • Executive producer: Robert Hurwitz

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman

  1. Harps and Angels
  2. Losing You
  3. Laugh and Be Happy
  4. A Few Words in Defense of Our Country
  5. A Piece of the Pie
  6. Easy Street
  7. Korean Parents
  8. Only a Girl
  9. Potholes
  10. Feels Like Home

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Full Moon” label released “Nether Lands”, the fourth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, Colorado, “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles and Sausalito, “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in  Nashville and “North Star Studio” in Boulder, Colorado, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and Norbert Putnam.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – acoustic & electric guitars, piano, electric piano, organ, keyboards, vocals, 12 string guitar, slide guitar, painting
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey- drums
  • Dominic Frontiere, Dan Fogelberg, Norbert Putnam – orchestral arrangements
  • Don Henley- backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Russ Kunkel- conga, drums
  • Joe Lala- percussion, conga
  • Frank Marocco – accordion
  • Norbert Putnam- bass
  • D. Souther- backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • John Stronach – percussion, maracas, tambourine
  • Al Perkins- pedal steel, dobro
  • Joe Walsh- guitar, electric guitar
  • Tim Weisberg- flute
  • Mix down Engineer: Marty Lewis
  • Assistant Engineers: Jeff Guercio, Mark Guercio, John Henning, Marty Lewis, Bruce Hensal, Gary Landinsky.
  • Mastered by: Glenn Meadows
  • Photography by: Andy Katz
  • Design by: Kosh

Track listing:

All songs written by Dan Fogelberg.

  1. Nether Lands
  2. Once upon a Time
  3. Dancing Shoes
  4. Lessons Learned
  5. Loose Ends
  6. Love Gone By
  7. Promises Made
  8. Give Me Some Time
  9. Scarecrow’s Dream
  10. Sketches
  11. False Faces

On October 3, 1989.

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On October 3, 1989, “Elektra” label released “Crossroads” the second Tracy Chapman album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Tracy Chapman and David Kershenbaum. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 2 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 2 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Tracy Chapman – acoustic guitar, harmonica, electric guitar, vocals, background vocals, 12 string guitar
  • Charlie Bisharat– violin, viola, electric violin, pizzicato violin
  • Peggie Blu– background vocals
  • Marc Cohn– piano
  • Paulinho da Costa– tambourine
  • Carolyn Dennis– background vocals
  • Denny Fongheiser – drums
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion, conga
  • Jack Holder – banjo, piano
  • Larry Klein– bass
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar– electric guitar
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Jim Lacefield – cello
  • Tim Landers– bass
  • Steve Lindley – electric piano
  • Bob Marlette – keyboard
  • Frank Marocco – accordion
  • Sheila Minard – background vocals
  • Scarlet Rivera– violin
  • Roz Seay – background vocals
  • E. Smith– acoustic guitar, mandolin, electric guitar
  • William D. “Smitty” Smith– organ
  • John X. Volaitis – piano
  • Elesecia Wright – background vocals
  • Snooky Young– trumpet
  • Neil Young– acoustic guitar, piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Tracy Chapman.

  1. Crossroads
  2. Bridges
  3. Freedom Now
  4. Material World
  5. Be Careful of My Heart
  6. Subcity
  7. Born to Fight
  8. A Hundred Years
  9. This Time
  10. All That You Have Is Your Soul

 

On May 16, 1966.

Pet Sounds

On May 16, 1966, “Capitol” label released “Pet Sounds”, the eleventh Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded July 12, 1965 – April 13, 1966, at “United Western Recorders”, “Gold Star Studios”, “CBS Columbia Square”, and “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Brian Wilson. The album is regarded as one of the most important and influential albums in the music history. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Pet Sounds” at number two on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

The Beach Boys

  • Al Jardine– lead, harmony and backing vocals, tambourine
  • Bruce Johnston– harmony and backing vocals
  • Mike Love– lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Brian Wilson– lead, harmony and backing vocals, dog whistles, organ, piano, sound effects
  • Carl Wilson– lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Dennis Wilson– harmony and backing vocals, drums
  • Tony Asher– plucked piano strings
  • Arnold Belnick– violin
  • Chuck Berghofer– string bass
  • Hal Blaine– bongos, drums, tympani
  • Norman Botnick– viola
  • Glen Campbell– guitar, twelve-string electric guitar
  • Frank Capp– bells, glockenspiel, latin percussion, percussion, tympani, vibraphone
  • Al Casey– guitar
  • Roy Caton– trumpet
  • Jerry Cole– electric guitar, guitar, mandolin
  • Gary Coleman – bongos, tympani
  • Mike Deasy– guitar
  • Al De Lory– harpsichord, organ, piano, tack piano
  • Joseph DiFiore– viola
  • Justin DiTullio– cello
  • Steve Douglas– clarinet, flute, percussion, tenor saxophone, saxophone
  • Jesse Erlich– cello
  • Carl Fortina– accordion
  • Ritchie Frost– drums, empty Coca-Cola cans, percussion
  • James Getzoff– violin
  • Jim Gordon– drums, percussion
  • Bill Green– flute, percussion, saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Leonard Hartman– bass clarinet, clarinet, english horn
  • Jim Horn– baritone saxophone, flute, tenor saxophone, saxophone
  • Paul Horn– tenor saxophone
  • Harry Hyams– viola
  • Jules Jacob– flute
  • Plas Johnson– flute, percussion, saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Carole Kaye– electric bass
  • Barney Kessel– guitar, mandolin
  • Bobby Klein– tenor saxophone
  • Larry Knechtel– organ
  • William Kurasch– violin
  • Leonard Malarsky– violin
  • Frank Marocco– accordion
  • Gail Martin– trombone
  • Nick Martinis– drums
  • Terry Melcher– tambourine
  • Mike Melvoin– harpsichord
  • Jay Migliori– baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, clarinet, flute, saxophone
  • Tommy Morgan– harmonica
  • Jack Nimitz– baritone saxophone
  • Bill Pittman– guitar
  • Ray Pohlman– Danelectro bass, electric bass, mandolin, guitar
  • Don Randi– piano
  • Alan Robinson – french horn
  • Jerome Reisler– violin
  • Lyle Ritz– string bass, ukulele
  • Joseph Saxon– cello
  • Ralph Schaeffer– violin
  • Sid Sharp– violin
  • Billy Strange– electric guitar, guitar, twelve-string electric guitar
  • Ron Swallow– tambourine
  • Ernie Tack– bass trombone
  • Paul Tanner– theremin
  • Tommy Tedesco– acoustic guitar
  • Darrel Terwilliger– viola
  • “Tony” – sleigh bell
  • Jerry Williams– percussion
  • Julius Wechter– tympani, latin percussion, percussion, vibraphone
  • Tibor Zelig– violin

Track listing

All tracks by Brian Wilson and Tony Asher except where noted.

  1. Wouldn’t It Be Nice
  2. You Still Believe in Me
  3. That’s Not Me
  4. Don’t Talk
  5. I’m Waiting for the Day – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  6. Let’s Go Away for Awhile – Brian Wilson
  7. Sloop John B – trad. arr. Brian Wilson
  8. God Only Knows
  9. I Know There’s an Answer – Brian Wilson, Terry Sachen, Mike Love
  10. Here Today
  11. I Just Wasnt Made for These Times
  12. Pet Sounds – Brian Wilson
  13. Caroline, No

On March 12, 2013.

Old sock

On March 12, 2013, “Polydor” label release “Old Sock” the twenty first Eric Clapton studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II,Justin Stanley and Simon Climie.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton– vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, dobro, mandolin
  • Doyle Bramhall II– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Willie Weeks– bass guitar, upright bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Walt Richmond– upright piano, keyboards
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel, mandolin
  • Chris Stainton– clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3 organ
  • Taj Mahal– harmonica, banjo
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond B3 organ
  • J.J. Cale– vocals, guitar
  • Paul McCartney– vocals, upright bass
  • Abe Laboriel Jr– drums
  • Tim Carmon– Hammond B3 organ, chord organ
  • Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Justin Stanley– clavinet, mellotron, drums
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums
  • Matt Rollings– keyboards
  • Simon Climie– percussion, piano
  • Frank Marocco– accordion
  • Gabe Witcher– fiddle
  • Stephen “Doc” Kupka– baritone saxophone
  • Joseph Sublett –tenor saxophone
  • Nicholas Lane –trombone
  • Sal Cracchiolo – trumpet
  • Sharon White , Michelle John – backing vocals
  • Chaka Khan, Julie Clapton, Ella Clapton, Sophie Clapton, Nikka Costa, Wendy Moten, Lisa Vaughan – guest vocals
  • Nick Ingman– string arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Further on Down the Road – Taj Mahal, Jesse E. Davis
  2. Angel – J.J. Cale
  3. The Folks Who Live on the Hill – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  4. Gotta Get Over – Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley, Nikka Costa
  5. Till Your Well Runs Dry – Peter Tosh
  6. All of Me – Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons
  7. Born to Lose -Ted Daffan
  8. Still Got the Blues – Gary Moore
  9. Goodnight Irene – Huddie Ledbetter,John A. Lomax, Sr.
  10. Your One and Only Man – Otis Redding
  11. Every Little Thing – Doyle Bramhall II,Justin Stanley, Nikka Costa
  12. Our Love Is Here to Stay – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  13. No Sympathy – Peter Tosh