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On August 1, 1983.

On August 1, 1983, “Geffen” label released “Everybody’s Rockin’”, the 13th Neil Young studio album. It was recorded April – May 1983, at “Modern Recorders” in Redwood City, California, and was produced by Elliot Mazer and Neil Young.


  • Neil Young – vocals, piano, guitar, harmonica

The Shocking Pinks

  • Larry Byrom– piano, backing vocals
  • Anthony Crawford– backing vocals
  • Tim Drummond– upright bass
  • Karl Himmel – snare drum –
  • Ben Keith– alto saxophone, lead guitar
  • Rick Palombi – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. Betty Lou’s Got a New Pair of Shoes – Bobby Freeman
  2. Rainin’ in My Heart – Slim Harpo, Jerry West
  3. Payola Blues – Ben Keith, Neil Young
  4. Wonderin’
  5. Kinda Fonda Wanda – Tim Drummond, Neil Young
  6. Jellyroll Man
  7. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  8. Cry, Cry, Cry
  9. Mystery Train – Junior Parker, Sam Phillips
  10. Everybody’s Rockin’

On May 24, 1994.

On May 24, 1994, “Geffen” label released “The Woman’s Boat”, the third Toni Childs album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Toni Childs and David Bottrill.


  • Toni Childs – vocals, synthesizer
  • Peter Gabriel– vocals
  • Sultan Khan – sarangui
  • Trey Gunn– stick
  • Ron Aslan – programming, engineer
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Lee Ann Harris – percussion
  • Peter McKinney – drums
  • David Rhodes– guitar
  • Jimmy Smyth – synthesizer, bass, guitar, piano
  • Kate St. John– cor Anglais
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Ron Reeves – didjerid
  • Sabine Kabongo – voices
  • Carole Rowley – voices
  • Pandit Dinesh – tabla, voices
  • Eric Flickinger – voices
  • Ben Findlay – voices
  • Kirsty Allen – voices
  • Max Jules Brooks – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Toni Childs and Jimmy Smyth, except where noted.

  1. Womb – Tony Childs
  2. Welcome to the World
  3. Predator
  4. I Just Want Affection – Tony Childs
  5. I Met a Man – Tony Childs
  6. The Woman’s Boat – Tony Childs, David Rhodes
  7. Wild Bride
  8. Sacrifice
  9. Lay Down Your Pain – Tony Childs, David Rhodes
  10. Long Time Coming
  11. Death




On April 25, 1989.

On April 25, 1989, “Geffen” label released the self-titled, debut Blue Murder album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by Bob Rock.


  • John Sykes– lead vocals, guitars
  • Tony Franklin- bass, backing vocals
  • Carmine Appice- drums, backing vocals
  • Nik Green – keyboards
  • John Webster- additional keyboard programming
  • Mike Fraser- engineer, mixing
  • Chris Taylor, Ken Lomis – assistant engineers
  • Greg Fulginiti, John Golden – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sykes, except where noted.

  1. Riot
  2. Sex Child
  3. Valley of the Kings – John Sykes, Tony Martin
  4. Jelly Roll
  5. Blue Murder – Carmine Appice, John Sykes, Tony Franklin
  6. Out of Love
  7. Billy
  8. Ptolemy
  9. Black-Hearted Woman – Carmine Appice, Tony Franklin, John Sykes

On November 1, 2007.

On November 1, 2007, “Geffen”and “Suretone” labels released “I-Empire”, the second Angels & Airwaves studio album. It was recorded January – September 2007, at “Jupiter Sound” in New Rochelle, New York, and was produced by Tom DeLonge.


  • Tom DeLonge– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • David Kennedy– lead guitar, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Matt Wachter(credited as Matt Watcher) – bass guitar, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Atom Willard– drums, percussion
  • Critter – co-producer, engineer, sonic manipulation, percussion, band photos
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr.– keyboards
  • Tom Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Brian Gardner– mastering
  • Doug Reesh – guitar and bass technician
  • Drew Struzan– album cover
  • Joshua Ortega– front cover design
  • Brendan Raasch – album design, layout
  • Miranda Penn – band photos

Track listing:

All lyrics are written by Tom DeLonge; all music is composed by Tom DeLonge, David Kennedy, Matt Watcher and Atom Willard.

  1. Call to Arms
  2. Everything’s Magic
  3. Breathe
  4. Love Like Rockets
  5. Sirens
  6. Secret Crowds
  7. Star of Bethlehem
  8. True Love
  9. Lifeline
  10. Jumping Rooftops
  11. Rite of Spring
  12. Heaven

On September 24, 1991.

On September 24, 1991, “Geffen” label released “Pop Pop”, the sixth Rickie Lee Jones album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Skyline Recording” in Topanga, California, and was produced by Rickie Lee Jones and David Was.


  • Rickie Lee Jones, vocals; acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford- acoustic guitar
  • Charlie Haden – acoustic bass
  • John Leftwich – acoustic bass
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.- bongos, shakers
  • Bob Sheppard- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Dino Saluzzi– bandoneon
  • Charlie Shoemake– vibraphone
  • Steven Kindler – violin
  • Michael O’Neill – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Greiner – hurdy-gurdy
  • April Gay, Arnold McCuller, David Was, Donny Gerrard, Terry Bradford – backing vocals
  • Pascal Nabet Meyer – executive producer
  • Greg Penny, John Eden, Jon Ingoldsby – engineer
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. My One and Only Love – Guy Wood, Robert Mellin
  2. Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  3. Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo – Bronisław Kaper, Helen Deutsch
  4. Up from the Skies – Jimi Hendrix
  5. The Second Time Around – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  6. Dat Dere – Bobby Timmons, Oscar Brown, Jr.
  7. I’ll Be Seeing You – Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain
  8. Bye Bye Blackbird – Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson
  9. The Ballad of the Sad Young Men – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  10. I Won’t Grow Up – Carolyn Leigh, Mark Charlap
  11. Love Junkyard – David Weiss, John Keller
  12. Comin’ Back to Me – Marty Balin

On April 19, 2010.

On April 19, 2010, “Geffen” label released “My Best Friend Is You”, the second Kate Nash studio album. It was recorded 2010 -2011, at “Studio 355” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Bernard Butler, Jay Malhotra and Kate Nash.


  • Kate Nash– vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, keyboards, drums, synthesizers, organ, string arrangements, engineering, mixing, art direction
  • Jay Malhotra – bass, guitar, glockenspiel, ukulele, engineering, mixing
  • Bernard Butler– acoustic guitar, synthesizers, bass, bongos, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Brett Alaimo – guitar
  • Elliott Andrews – drums
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jon Jackson – guitar, bass
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Ali Dods – violin
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Sonia Slaney – violin
  • Ryan Jarman– violin
  • Sally Herbert – string arrangements
  • Richard Woodcraft – engineering
  • Robbie Nelson – engineering
  • Adie Kaye – engineering assistance
  • Chris Potter– mastering
  • Mat Maitland– art direction
  • Kate Gibb – artwork
  • Clare Nash – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kate Nash.

  1. Paris
  2. Kiss That Grrrl
  3. Don’t You Want To Share The Guilt?
  4. I Just Love You More
  5. Do-Wah-Doo
  6. Take Me To A Higher Plane
  7. I’ve Got a Secret
  8. Mansion Song
  9. Early Christmas Present
  10. Later On
  11. Pickpocket
  12. You Were So Far Away
  13. I Hate Seagulls (silence from 4:13 to 7:11 – then hidden track My Best Friend Is You begins)

On March 25, 1988.

On March 25, 1988, “Geffen” label released “To the Power of Three”, the debut 3 album. It was recorded in 1987, at “E-Zee Studios”, “West Side Studios” in London, and was produced by Carl Palmer and Robert Berry.


  • Keith Emerson– keyboards
  • Robert Berry– vocals, guitars, bass
  • Carl Palmer– drums
  • Suzie O’List – backing vocals
  • Kim Liatt J. Edwards – backing vocals
  • Lana Williams – backing vocals
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • Steve McNeill – engineering
  • Ian Remmer – engineering
  • Peter Jones – engineering
  • Nick Davis– engineering
  • Greg Fulginiti– mastering
  • The Cream Group, London – art direction
  • Mike Smallcombe – photography

Track listing:

  1. Talkin’ Bout – Robert Berry
  2. Lover to Lover – Keith Emerson, Robert Berry, Carl Palmer
  3. Chains – Sue Shifrin, Bob Marlette
  4. Desde la Vida
  • (I) La Vista – Keith Emerson, Robert Berry, Carl Palmer
  • (II) Frontera – Keith Emerson
  • (III) Sangre de Toro – Keith Emerson, Carl Palmer
  1. Eight Miles High – Gene Clark, Roger McGuinn, David Crosby
  2. Runaway – Robert Berry
  3. You Do or You Don’t – Robert Berry
  4. On My Way Home – Keith Emerson


On November 23, 2008.

On November 23, 2008, “Geffen” label released “Chinese Democracy”, the sixth Guns N’ Roses studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 2007, and was produced by Axl Rose and Caram Costanzo. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Axl Rose– lead vocals, keyboards, synthesizers, piano, guitar, samples, arrangements, digital editing, Logic Pro engineering, mixing, art direction
  • Robin Finck– keyboards, electric and acoustic guitars, arrangements, editing
  • Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal– guitar
  • Buckethead– electric and acoustic guitar, arrangements
  • Paul Tobias– guitar, piano, arrangements
  • Richard Fortus– guitar
  • Tommy Stinson– bass guitar, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Bryan “Brain” Mantia– drums, arrangements, initial production, engineering, drum machine, drum programming, Logic Pro engineering
  • Frank Ferrer– drums
  • Dizzy Reed– keyboards, backing vocals, synthesizers, piano, arrangements, Logic Pro engineering
  • Chris Pitman– keyboards, sub-bass, synthesizers, bass and drum programming, backing vocals, twelve-string guitar, drum machine, string machine, Mellotron, arrangements, digital editing, engineering, Logic Pro engineering
  • Josh Freese– arrangements
  • Marco Beltrami, Paul Buckmaster– orchestra and arrangements
  • Suzy Katayama – arrangements, French horn
  • Sebastian Bach– backing vocals
  • Patti Hood – harp
  • Ryan Corey – art direction, design
  • Somyot Hananuntasuk – illustrations
  • Sasha Volkova – illustration
  • Terry Hardin – cover photography
  • George Chin – photography
  • Shi Lifeng – artwork
  • Lie Yuan, He An, Jiang Congi, Kevin Zuckerman, Lian Xue Ming, Anton S. Kandinksy, Marat Bekeev, Xiao Ping, Lou Jie, Sandra Yagi, Socar Myles, Rankin, Johnie Hurtig, Gloria Gaddis – Illustrations alternate booklets:
  • Caram Costanzo – engineering, digital editing, arrangements, sub drums, mixing
  • Roy Thomas Baker– additional production, preproduction
  • Jeff “Critter” Newell, Dan Monti, Jeremy Blair – engineering
  • Eric Caudieux– digital editing, drum machine, drum programming, arrangements, sub drums, additional production, Pro Tools engineering
  • Sean Beavan– recording and digital editing, arrangements, initial production, additional production
  • Youth– initial arrangement suggestions, additional demo pre-production
  • Pete Scaturro – arrangements, initial production, keyboards, digital editing, engineering
  • Billy Howerdel– recording, editing , Logic Pro engineering
  • Stuart White – Logic Pro engineering
  • John O’Mahony – Pro Tools mixing
  • Okhee Kim, Andy Gwynn, Brian Monteath, Dave Dominguez, Jose Borges, Joe Peluso, Christian Baker, James Musshorn, Jan Petrov, JeffRobinette, Bob Koszela, Paul Payne, Mark Gray, Xavier Albira, Dror Mohar, Eric Tabala, Shawn Berman, Donald Clark, Shinnosuke Miyazawa, Vanessa Parr, John Beene, Al Perrotta – engineering assistance
  • Greg Morgenstein, Paul DeCarli, Billy Bowers, Justin Walden, Rail Jon Rogut, Isaac Abolin – additional Pro Tools
  • Andy Wallace– mixing
  • Mike Scielzi, Paul Suarez – mixing assistance
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics Axl Rose, except where noted.

  1. Chinese Democracy – Axl Rose, Joshua Freese, Paul Tobias, Thomas Stinson, Darren Reed, Robert Finck, Caram Costanzo, Eric Caudieux
  2. Shackler’s Revenge – Axl Rose, Robert Finck, Brian Carroll, Bryan Manta, Caram Costanzo, Peter Scaturro
  3. Better – Axl Rose, Robert Finck
  4. Street of Dreams – Axl Rose, Robert Finck, Darren Reed,Thomas Stinson, Paul Tobias
  5. If the World – Axl Rose, Chris Pitman
  6. There Was a Tiime – Axl Rose, Paul Tobias, Darren Reed, Thomas Stinson
  7. Catcher in the Rye – Axl Rose, Thomas Stinson, Darren Reed, Robert Finck, Paul Tobias
  8. Scraped – Axl Rose, Carroli Costanzo
  9. Riad N’ the Bedouins – Axl Rose, Robert Finck, Thomas Stinson, Paul Tobias
  10. Sorry – Axl Rose, Carroli Costanzo
  11. R.S. – Axl Rose, Paul Tobias, Darren Reed
  12. Madagascar – contains samples of speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr, Axl Rose, Chris Pitman
  13. This I Love – Axl Rose
  14. Prostitute – Axl Rose, Robert Finck, Paul Tobias


On July 6, 1987.

On July 6, 1987, “Geffen” label released “Life”, the 19th Neil Young album overall, and the eleventh with Crazy Horse. It was recorded November 1986, at “Universal Amphitheatre” in Universal City, and “Record One” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Neil Young, David Briggs and Jack Nitzsche.


  • Neil Young– guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Crazy Horse

Poncho Sampedro – guitar, keyboards

Ralph Molina – drums

Billy Talbot – bass

  • Bryan Bell – programming, synth-bank
  • Michael Hoenig– programming
  • Niko Bolas– recording, mixing
  • Coke Johnson – recording, mixing
  • Tim Mulligan, Richard Landers, Brian Soucy – engineering
  • Chris Bellman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. Mideast Vacation
  2. Long Walk Home
  3. Around the World
  4. Inca Queen
  5. Too Lonely
  6. Prisoners of Rock ‘N’ Roll
  7. Cryin’ Eyes
  8. When Your Lonely Heart Breaks
  9. We Never Danced