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On December 9, 2003.

On December 9, 2003, “Columbia” label released “Splinter”, the seventh Offspring studio album. It was recorded January – August 2003, at “Henson Recording Studios” in Los Angeles,  “Southern Tracks Recording” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien, Dexter Holland, Noodles and Greg K. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”.

Personnel:

  • Dexter Holland– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Noodles– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg K.– bass, backing vocals
  • Josh Freese– drums
  • Ronnie King– keyboards
  • Jim Lindberg, Jack Grisham, Chris “X-13” Higgins, Lauren Kinkade – backing vocals
  • 2002 Reading Festival Crowd – crowd vocals
  • Mark Moreno – DJ scratching
  • Phil Jordan – trumpet
  • Jason Powell – saxophone
  • Erich Marbach – trombone
  • Brendan O’Brien– piano
  • Natalie Leggett, Mario De Leon, Eve Butler, Denyse Buffum, Matt Funes – violins
  • Josefina Vergara – concert master
  • Suzie Katayama – orchestration
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Brendan O’Brien – mixing
  • Billy Bowers – engineer
  • Nick DiDia, Brian Humphrey, Phil Martin, Kevil Mills, Jamie Sickora, Karl Egsieker, Bryan Cook – assistant engineer
  • Steve Masi – guitar technician
  • Eddy Schreyer, Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Sean Evans – art direction
  • Justin Beope, Sarkis Kaloustian – CD art adaption
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon, Darrell Lance Abbott – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dexter Holland.

  1. Neocon
  2. The Noose
  3. Long Way Home
  4. Hit That
  5. Rage Against Myself
  6. (Can’t Get My) Head Around You
  7. The Worst Hangover Ever
  8. Never Gonna Find Me
  9. Lightning Rod
  10. Spare Me the Details
  11. Da Hui
  12. When You’re in Prison
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In December 1967.

In December 1967, “Warner Bros” label released “Song Cycle”, the debut Van Dyke Parks album. It, was recorded in 1967 at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Van Dyke Parks– main performer, vocals
  • Ron Elliott, Dick Rosmini– guitar
  • Misha Goodatieff – violin
  • Virginia Majewski – viola
  • Carl Fortina – accordion
  • Nicolai Bolin, Vasil Crlenica, William Nadel, Alan Reuss, Leon Stewart, Thomas Tedesco– balalaika
  • Don Bagley, Gregory Bemko, Chuck Berghofer, Harry Bluestone, Samuel Boghossian, Dennis Budimir, Joseph Ditullio, Jesse Ehrlich, Nathan Gershman, Philip Goldberg, Armand Kaproff, William Kurasch, Leonard Malarsky, Jerome Reisler, Orville Rhodes, Trefoni Rizzi, Lyle Ritz, Joseph Saxon, Ralph Schaffer, Leonard Selic, Frederick Seykora, Darrel Terwilliger, Bob West – strings
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Norman Benno, Arthur Briegleb, Vincent DeRosa, George Fields, William Green, James Horn, Richard Hyde, Jay Migliori, Thomas Morgan, Ted Nash, Richard Perissi, Thomas Scott, Thomas Shepard– woodwind
  • Billie J. Barnum, Gerri Engeman, Karen Gunderson, James and Vanessa Hendricks, Durrie and Gaile Parks, Julia E. Rinker, Paul Jay Robbins, Nik Woods – choir
  • Hal Blaine, Gary Coleman, James Gordon, Earl Palmer– percussion
  • Steve Young– folk (“Vine Street” introduction tape)

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Dyke Parks, except where noted.

  1. Vine Street – Randy Newman
  2. Palm Desert
  3. Widow’s Talk
  4. Laurel Canyon Blvd
  5. The All Golden
  6. Van Dyke Parks (Public Domain)
  7. Public Domain
  8. Donovan’s Colours – Donovan Leitch
  9. The Attic
  10. Laurel Canyon Blvd
  11. By the People
  12. Pot Pourri

 

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Reprise” label released “Amigo”, the seventh Arlo Guthrie album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Pilla and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie– guitar, vocals
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Nick DeCaro – strings, accordion
  • Bill Green – guitar
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Leah Kunkel – keyboards, electric piano, vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– percussion, drums
  • Gayle LeVant – harp, harmonica
  • Linda Ronstadt– vocals
  • Dan Velika – bass
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Lloyd Cliff, Donn Landee – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie; except where noted.

  1. Guabi Guabi
  2. Darkest Hour
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Victor Jara
  5. Patriots’ Dream
  6. Grocery Blues
  7. Walking Song – Leah Kunkel
  8. My Love
  9. Manzanillo Bay – Rob “Rabbit” Mackay
  10. Ocean Crossing
  11. Connection – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

 

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Warner Bros” label released “In the Pocket”, the seventh James Taylor studio album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “The Burbank Studios” in Burbank, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals
  • George Bohanon- trombone
  • Oscar Brashear- trumpet
  • Michael Brecker- saxophone
  • Red Callender- double bass, tuba
  • Malcolm Cecil- Moog synthesizer
  • David Crosby- vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – voiceorgan, hornorgan, string and horn arrangements, accordion, ARP String Ensemblesynthesizer
  • Craig Doerge- keyboards
  • Victor Feldman- percussion, marimba, bass marimba, vibraphone, orchestra bells
  • Art Garfunkel- vocals
  • David Grisman- mandolin, mandocello
  • Bobbye Hall- bongos, shaker, triangle
  • Milt Holland- chimes, wind chimes
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Danny Kortchmar- electric guitar, mandolin
  • Russ Kunkel- drums, percussion
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • David Lindley- dobro
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Clarence McDonald- Hammond organ, piano, Moog synthesizer, Fender Rhodes electric piano, hornorgan
  • Graham Nash- vocals
  • Herb Pedersen- banjo, vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt- vocals
  • Carter Robertson – vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt- vocals
  • Carly Simon- vocals
  • Lee Sklar- bass
  • Alex Taylor- vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel- electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Kenny Watson – cimbalom
  • Ernie Watts- saxophone
  • Willie Weeks- bass
  • Stevie Wonder- harmonica, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor except where noted.

  1. Shower the People
  2. A Junkie’s Lament
  3. Money Machine
  4. Slow Burning Love
  5. Everybody Has the Blues
  6. Daddy’s All Gone
  7. Woman’s Gotta Have It – Bobby Womack, Darryl Carter, Linda Cooke Womack
  8. Captain Jim’s Drunken Dream
  9. Don’t Be Sad ‘Cause Your Sun Is Down – James Taylor, Stevie Wonder
  10. Nothing Like a Hundred Miles
  11. Family Man
  12. Golden Moments

 

In March 1975.

In March 1975, “RCA Victor” label released “Duit on Mon Dei”, the eleventh Harry Nilsson album. It was recorded 1974-1975, at “RCA’s Music Center of the World” in Hollywood, and was produced by Harry Nilson.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitar
  • Danny Kortchmar– guitar
  • Dennis Budimir – guitar
  • Ringo Starr– drums
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Robert Greenidge – drums
  • Klaus Voormann– bass
  • Van Dyke Parks– piano
  • Jane Getz – piano
  • Perry Botkin, Jr.– arranger, orchestra
  • Fredric Nyrow – arranger
  • Bobby Keys– saxophone
  • Gene Cipriano – saxophone
  • Charles Dinwiddie – saxophone
  • Martin M. Drystall – saxophone
  • Jerry Jumonville – saxophone
  • Trevor Lawrence – saxophone
  • John Rotella – saxophone
  • Clifford Shank – saxophone
  • Tommy Shepard – trombon
  • Tony Terran– trumpet
  • Malcolm McNabb – trumpet
  • Joey Deaguero – marimba
  • John Bergamo – marimba
  • Doug Dillard – banjo
  • John– banjo
  • Gene Estes– percussion, Tympani
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Emmett Kennedy – percussion
  • Pat Murphy – percussion, conga
  • Denzil Lauchton – harp
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Gordon Howard Marrow – violin
  • Fredric Myrow – organ
  • Harry Nilsson – vocals
  • Gloria Jones– vocals
  • Zodiac Singers – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Nilsson, except where noted

  1. Jesus Christ You’re Tall
  2. It’s a Jungle Out There
  3. Down by the Sea
  4. Kojak Columbo
  5. Easier for Me
  6. Turn Out the Light
  7. Salmon Falls – Harry Nilsson, Klaus VoormannPuget Sound
  8. What’s Your Sign” (featuring Gloria Jonesand the Zodiac Singers
  9. Home
  10. Good for God

 

 

On February 20, 1979.

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On February 20, 1979, “Dark Horse” label released the eight, self-titled George Harrison studio album.  “Dark Horse” was recorded from March to November 1978, at “FPSHOT” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by Russ Tilelman and George Harrison. The album included  “Blow Away” and “Not Guilty”, songs  that Harrison originally recorded in 1968 for the Beatles’ “White Album”.The album cover photograph of Harrison was taken by Mike Salisbury.

Personnel:

  • George Harrison– Guitars, vocals & backing vocals, bass
  • Andy Newmark– Drums
  • Willie Weeks– Bass
  • Neil Larsen – Keyboards, Minimoog
  • Ray Cooper– Percussion
  • Steve Winwood– Polymoog, Harmonium, Minimoog and backing vocals
  • Emil Richards– Marimba
  • Gayle Levant – Harp
  • Eric Clapton– Guitar
  • Gary Wright– Oberheim
  • Del Newman – Stringand horn arrangements

Track listing:

All songs written by George Harrison, except where noted.

  1. Love Comes to Everyone
  2. Not Guilty
  3. Here Comes the Moon
  4. Soft-Hearted Hana
  5. Blow Away
  6. Faster
  7. Dark Sweet Lady
  8. Your Love Is Forever
  9. Soft Touch
  10. If You Believe – George Harrison and Gary Wright

On January 19, 1969.

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On January 19, 1969, “Reprise” label released the debut self titled album by John B. Sebastian. The album was recorded in late 1968, and was produced by Paul A. Rothchild.

Personnel:

  • John Sebastian – vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, percussion
  • Stephen Stills– guitar, harmony vocals
  • David Crosby– guitar, harmony vocals
  • Graham Nash– harmony vocals
  • Dallas Taylor– drums
  • Danny Weis- guitar
  • Buddy Emmons– pedal steel guitar, Moog synthesizer
  • Paul Harris– organ, keyboards
  • Ray Neopolitan – bass
  • Reinol Andino – conga
  • Harvey Brooks– bass
  • Burt Collins – horn
  • Jose Cuervo – horn
  • The Ikettes– background vocals
  • Bruce Langhorne– tambourine
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Buzzy Linhart– vibraphone
  • and Mrs. Stanley Beutens and Friends – flute, lute, viola, recorder
  • Henry Diltz– photography
  • Catherine Sebastian – artwork
  • Doug Bartenfeld – Audio arrangement consultant
  • Ed Thrasher– art direction
  • Jim Marshall– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John B. Sebastian

  1. Red-Eye Express
  2. She’s a Lady
  3. What She Thinks About.
  4. Magical Connection
  5. You’re a Big Boy Now
  6. Rainbows All Over Your Blues
  7. How Have You Been
  8. Baby, Don’t Ya Get Crazy
  9. The Room Nobody Lives In
  10. Fa-Fana-Fa
  11. I Had a Dream