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On August 14, 2015.

On August 14, 2015, “Masterworks” and “OKeh” labels released “Dee Dee’s Feathers”, the 19th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded in March 2014, at “Esplanade Studios”, and was produced by Irvin Mayfield.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – lead vocals
  • John – vocals
  • Glen David Andrews – vocals
  • Victor Atkins – piano
  • Don Vappie – guitar, banjo
  • Jasen Weaver – bass
  • Peter Harris – bass
  • Adonis Rose – drums
  • Bill Summers – percussion
  • Khari Allen Lee – alto saxophone
  • Rex Gregory – alto saxophone, flute, clarinet
  • Jason Marshall – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Derek Douget – tenor saxophone
  • Edward Petersen – tenor saxophone
  • David Harris – trombone
  • Emily Fredrickson – trombone
  • Michael Watson – vocals, trombone
  • Bernard Floyd – trumpet
  • Branden Lewis – trumpet
  • Eric Lucero – trumpet
  • Leon Brown – alto vocals, trumpet
  • Ashlin Parker – vocals, trumpet
  • Irvin Mayfield – vocals, trumpet
  • Ronald Markham – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. One Fine Thing – Harry Connick Jr.
  2. What a Wonderful World – Bob Thiele, George David Weiss
  3. Big Chief – Earl King Johnson
  4. Saint James Infirmary – Joe Primrose (Irving Mills)
  5. Dee Dee’s Feathers – Dee Dee Bridgewater
  6. New Orleans – Hoagy Carmichael
  7. Theme Song / Do Whatcha Wanna – John Boutte
  8. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  9. Congo Square – Bill Summers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield
  10. C’est Ici Que Je T’aime – Irvin Mayfield
  11. Do You Know What It Means – Eddie DeLange, Louis Alter
  12. Whoopin’ Blues – Benny Jones, Bruce Christian Brackman, Craig Klein, Julius McKee, Lionel Batiste, Roger Hayward Lewis

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Pablo” label released “I Told You So”, album by Count Basie and his Orchestra (his sixth album for “Pablo). It was recorded in January 1976, at “RCA Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Count Basie- piano
  • Sonny Cohn- trumpet
  • Pete Minger- trumpet
  • Bobby Mitchell – trumpet
  • John Thomas – trumpet
  • Jack Feierman – trumpet
  • Al Grey- trombone
  • Curtis Fuller- trombone
  • Bill Hughes- trombone
  • Mel Wanzo- trombone
  • Bobby Plater- alto saxophone
  • Danny Turner – alto saxophone
  • Jimmy Forrest- tenor saxophone
  • Eric Dixon- tenor saxophone
  • Charlie Fowlkes- baritone saxophone
  • John Duke – double bass
  • Freddie Green- guitar
  • Butch Miles- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Holman, except where noted.

  1. Tree Frog
  2. Flirt
  3. Blues for Alfy
  4. Something to Live For – Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn
  5. Plain Brown Wrapper
  6. Swee’Pea
  7. Ticker
  8. Too Close for Comfort – Jerry Bock, George David Weiss, Larry Holofcener
  9. Told You So
  10. The Git

 

On June 16, 1997.

On June 16, 1997, “Dedicated” label released “Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space”, the third Spiritualized studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1997, at “Moles Studio” in Bath, “The Church, Rooster and The Strongroom Studios” in London, “House of Blues” in Memphis, “The Hit Factory” in New York, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jason Pierce and John Coxon.

Personnel:

  • Jason Pierce– vocals, guitars, hammered dulcimer, piano, autoharp, arrangement, horn arrangements, string arrangements, choral arrangements, mixing
  • Kate Radley– organs, piano, Roland D-20 synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Sean Cook – Fender Jazz bass guitar, harmonica
  • Damon Reece– drums, percussion, timbales, bells, timpani
  • John Coxon– guitars, melodica, Roland JD-800synthesizer
  • Ed Coxon – violin
  • J. Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Angel Corpus Christi– accordion
  • Andy Davis – Hammond organ
  • John– piano and backing vocals
  • Simon Clarke – flute, baritone saxophone
  • Tim Sanders – tenor saxophone
  • Terry Edwards– tenor saxophone
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Neil Sidwell – trombone
  • Tim Jones – French horn
  • The Balanescu Quartet- Alexander Balanescu, Clare Connors – violins,  Kathy Burgess – viola, Sophie Harris – cello
  • London Community Gospel Choir– choir
  • Darren Allison– engineering, mixing
  • Chad Bamford – engineering, mixing
  • Mads Bjerke – engineering, editing, post-production
  • Trevor Curwen – engineering, mixing
  • John Leckie– engineering, mixing
  • Patrick McCarthy– engineering, mixing
  • Patrick McGovern – engineering, mixing
  • Carl Nappa – engineering
  • Darren Nash – engineering, assistant engineering, assistant mixing
  • Lem Lattimer – assistant engineering
  • Chris Scard – assistant engineering
  • Ray Staff– mastering
  • Simon Clarke – horn arrangements
  • Clare Connors – string arrangements
  • Ed Coxon – horn arrangements
  • Basil Hughes – choral arrangements
  • Tim Sanders – horn arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jason Pierce, except where noted.

  1. Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space – Jason Pierce, George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore
  2. Come Together
  3. I Think I’m in Love
  4. All of My Thoughts
  5. Stay With Me
  6. Electricity
  7. Home of the Brave
  8. The Individual
  9. Broken Heart
  10. No God Only Religion
  11. Cool Waves
  12. Cop Shoot Cop…

On January 17, 1969.

On January 17, 1969, “Atlantic” label released “Soul ’69”, the fourteen Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April 17–18 and September 24, 1968, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Tom Dowd and Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Junior Mance– piano
  • Spooner Oldham– organ
  • Joe Zawinul– organ, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Ron Carter– bass guitar
  • Jerry Jemmott– bass guitar
  • Tommy Cogbill– bass guitar
  • Bruno Carr – drums
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • Jack Jennings – vibraphone
  • Louie Goicdecha, Manuel Gonzales – percussion
  • David Newman– tenor saxophone, flute
  • King Curtis, Seldon Powell– tenor saxophone
  • George Dorsey, Frank Wess– alto saxophone
  • Pepper Adams– baritone saxophone
  • Joe Newman, Bernie Glow, Richard Williams, Snook Young,  Ernie Royal– trumpet
  • Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Benny Powell, Thomas Mitchell – trombone
  • Evelyn Greene, Wyline Ivy – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin – arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Ramblin’ – Big Maybelle
  2. Today I Sing the Blues – Curtis Reginald Lewis
  3. River’s Invitation – Percy Mayfield
  4. Pitiful – Rosie Marie McCoy, Charlie Singleton
  5. Crazy He Calls Me – Bob Russell, Carl Sigman
  6. Bring It On Home to Me – Sam Cooke
  7. Tracks of My Tears – Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Marv Tarplin
  8. If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody – Rudy Clark
  9. Gentle on My Mind – John Hartford
  10. So Long – Russ Morgan, Remus Harris, Irving Melsher
  11. I’ll Never Be Free – Bennie Benjamin, George David Weiss
  12. Elusive Butterfly – Bob Lind

In April 1959.

In April 1959, “Columbia” label released “Cliff”, the debut Cliff Richard (and his band the Drifters, later known as the Shadows) album. It was recorded 9 – 10 February 1959, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Norrie Paramor.

Personnel:

  • Cliff Richard– lead vocals
  • Hank Marvin– lead guitar
  • Bruce Welch- rhythm guitar
  • Jet Harris– bass guitar
  • Tony Meehan– drums
  • Mike Sammes Singers– background vocals
  • Malcolm Addey – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Apron Strings – George David Weiss, Aaron Schroeder
  2. My Babe – Willie Dixon
  3. Down the Line – Roy Orbison
  4. I Got a Feeling – Baker Knight
  5. Jet Black – Jet Harris
  6. Baby I Don’t Care – Leiber, Stoller
  7. Donna – Ritchie Valens
  8. Move It – Ian Samwell
  9. Ready Teddy – John Marascalco, Robert Blackwell
  10. Too Much – Lee Rosenberg, Bernard Weinman
  11. Don’t Bug Me Baby – Leon Luallen, Johnny Bragg
  12. Driftin’ – Hank Marvin
  13. That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison
  14. Be-Bop-A-Lula – Gene Vincent
  15. Danny – Ben Weisman, Fred Wise
  16. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On – Dave “Curly” Williams

On June 5, 1995.

Days_Like_This

On June 5, 1995, “Polydor” label released “Days Like This”, the twenty-third Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Windmill Lane Recording” in Dublin, and “The Wool Hall and Real World Studios” in Bath, and was produced by Van Morrison and Phil Coulter.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison— vocal, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, alto saxophone, Hammond organ
  • Liam Bradley — drums
  • Phil Coulter— piano
  • Geoff Dunn— drums, tambourine
  • Noel Eccles — drums
  • Pee Wee Ellis— tenor and alto saxophones
  • Leo Green— tenor saxophone
  • Matthew Holland — trumpet, flugelhorn
  • James Hunter— electric guitar, background vocals
  • Ronnie Johnson — electric guitar
  • Brian Kennedy— background vocals
  • Teena Lyle — recorder, piano, vibraphone, congas, background vocals
  • Foggy Lyttle— electric guitar
  • Arty McGlynn— acoustic guitar
  • James McMillan— trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Shana Morrison— vocal, background vocals
  • Jonn Savannah— Hammond organ
  • Nicky Scott — bass guitar
  • Kate St. John— alto saxophone, oboe
  • Pee Wee Ellis, James McMillan – horn arrangements
  • Mick Glossop, Walter Samuel, Brian Masterson – recording engineer
  • Matthew Lawrence, Greig Sangster, Avril Mackintosh, Jamie Cullum, Alastair McMillan, Meabh Flynn – assistant engineer
  • Walter Samuel, Mick Glossop – mixing
  • Ian Cooper, Tim Young – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Perfect Fit
  2. Russian Roulette
  3. Raincheck
  4. You Don’t Know Me – Arnold, Walker
  5. No Religion
  6. Underlying Depression
  7. Songwriter
  8. Days Like This
  9. I’ll Never Be Free – Bennie Benjamin, George David Weiss
  10. Melancholia
  11. Ancient Highway
  12. In the Afternoon

On March 24, 1992.

Apollo_18

On March 24, 1992, “Elektra” label released “Apollo 18”, the fourth They Might Be Giants studio album. It was recorded in March 1991,  at “The Magic Shop” in New York City, and was produced by They Might Be Giants. The album was associated with “International Space Year”, for which They Might Be Giants were declared the official “musical ambassadors” by “NASA”.

Personnel:

  • John Flansburgh– songwriting, vocals, guitars, bass, synth bass, programming, horns, percussion, sound effects
  • John Linnell– vocals, accordion, keyboards, saxophones, clarinet, programming, synth bass
  • Mark Feldman– violin
  • Garo Yellin –cello
  • Jim Thomas –drums
  • Laura Cantrell– vocals
  • Julie Cohen – vocals
  • Peter Stampfel– banjo, vocals
  • Nicholas Hill – vocals
  • Elma Mayer – vocals
  • Brian Dewan– vocals
  • Amy Allison – vocals
  • Edward Douglas IV – engineer
  • Bruce Calder – engineer
  • Brian Pollack – engineer
  • UE Nastasi – engineer
  • Patrick Dillett– mixing
  • Paul Angelli – recording
  • John Flansburgh – design
  • Marjorie Galen – art assistance
  • Ralph Morse– photography
  • Don Uhrbrock – photography
  • Otto Seibold– photography
  • Fred Tomaselli– sculpture

Track listing:

All tracks by They Might Be Giants, except where noted.

  1. Dig My Grave
  2. I Palindrome I
  3. She’s Actual Size
  4. My Evil Twin
  5. Mamma
  6. The Statue Got Me High
  7. Spider
  8. The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) – They Might Be Giants,Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore and George David Weiss
  9. Dinner bell
  10. Narrow Your Eyes
  11. Hall of heads
  12. Which Describes How You’re Feeling
  13. See the Constellation
  14. If I Wasn’t Shy
  15. Turn Around
  16. Hypnotist of Ladies
  17. Fingertips: Everything’s Catching On Fire
  18. Fingertips: Fingertips
  19. Fingertips: I Hear The Wind Blow
  20. Fingertips: Hey Now Everybody Now
  21. Fingertips: Who’s That Standing Out My Window?
  22. Fingertips: I Found A New Friend
  23. Fingertips: Come On And Wreck My Car
  24. Fingertips: Aren’t You The Guy Who Hit Me In The Eye?
  25. Fingertips: Please Pass the Milk, Please
  26. Fingertips: Leave Me Alone
  27. Fingertips: Who’s Knocking On The Wall?
  28. Fingertips: All Alone
  29. Fingertips: What’s That Blue Thing Doing Here?
  30. Fingertips: Something Grabbed Ahold Of My Hand
  31. Fingertips: I Cannot Understand You
  32. Fingertips: I Heard A Sound
  33. Fingertips: Mysterious Whisper
  34. Fingertips: The Day That Love Came To Play
  35. Fingertips: I’m Having A Heart Attack
  36. Fingertips: Fingertips”(reprise)
  37. Fingertips: I Walk Along Darkened Corridors
  38. Space Suit

On February 10, 1967.

The_Troggs - Trogglodynamite

On February 10, 1967, “Page One” label released “Trogglodynamite”, the second Troggs studio album.  It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Larry Page.

Personnel:

  • Chris Britton
  • Dave Maggs
  • Pete Lucas
  • Chris Allen
  • Reg Presley
  • Richard Moore
  • Dave Wright
  • Pete Staples
  • Ronnie Bond
  • Tony Murray

Track listing:

  1. I Can Only Give You Everything -Tommy Scott, Phil Coulter
  2. Last Summer – Reg Presley
  3. Meet Jaсqueline – Albert Hammond
  4. Oh No – Pete Staples
  5. It’s Too Late – Ronnie Bond
  6. 10 Downing Street – Larry Page, David Matthews
  7. Mona (I Need You Baby) – Bo Diddley
  8. I Want You to Come into My Life – Reg Presley
  9. Let Me Tell You Babe – Joe Sherman, George David Weiss
  10. Little Queenie – Chuck Berry
  11. Cousin Jane – Larry Page, David Matthews
  12. You Can’t Beat It – Reg Presley
  13. Baby Come Closer – Terry Dwyer, Jack Price
  14. It’s Over – Reg Presley