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Potliquor: Louisiana Rock & Roll

In January 1973, “Janus” label released “Louisiana Rock & Roll”, the third Potliquor album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Deep South Recording Studio” in New Orleans, and was produced by Jim Brown.

Personnel:

  • Les Wallace – vocals, guitars
  • George Ratzlaff – vocals, keyboards
  • Guy Schaeffer – vocals, bass guitar
  • Leon Medica – vocals, bass guitar
  • Jerry Amoroso – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Cy Frost – piano, clavinet, Moog synthesizer, horn and string arrangements
  • Glenn Spreen – horn and string arrangements
  • Lee Fortier – horns
  • Art DeCesare – horns
  • Bud Brasher – horns
  • Pete Verbois – horns
  • Bill Ludwig – horns
  • Nick Rousse – horns
  • Charlie Depuy – horns
  • Uncle Buck Wood – fiddle
  • Gail and David Amoroso – handclaps
  • Strings on “For You” – a combined section of the New Orleans Symphony and Baton Rouge Symphony
  • Cy Frost – recording, production consultant
  • Peter Granet – remix
  • F. Alessandrini – artwork
  • Dawn Studios – album cover design
  • Mia Krinsky – album coordination
  • J. W. deBuys – photography
  • Bob Scerbo – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. You Can’t Get There from Here – Casey Kelly
  2. Waitin’ for Me at the River – George Ratzlaff
  3. Taj and Jimmy’s Blues – Taj Mahal, Al Smith, Jimmy Reed
  4. Rip It Up – Marascalco Blackwell
  5. H – Lee Wallace, Lauretta Wallace
  6. Louisiana Rock ’n’ Roll – George Ratzlaff
  7. St. Jude’s Blues – Jerry Amoroso
  8. Born Under a Bad Sign – Booker T. Jones, William Bell
  9. Guitar Boogie – George Ratzlaff
  10. For You – Les Wallace

On August 4, 2009.

On August 4, 2009, “Matador” label released “Julian Plenti Is… Skyscraper”, the first solo Paul Banks album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, at “Seaside Lounge Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Paul Banks and Peter Katis.

Personnel:

  • Julian Plenti – vocals, guitar, piano, drums, programming, art direction
  • Charles Burst – drums, recording engineer
  • Yoed Nir – cello
  • Dmitry Ishenko – bass, double bass
  • Mike Stroud- guitar harmony
  • Jessica Pavone – violin, viola
  • Sam Fogarino, Striker Manley – drums
  • Glenn White, Alex Weiss – saxophone
  • Peter Katis– mixing, recording engineer
  • Greg Giorgio, Mitch Rackin, Noah Goldstein – recording engineer
  • Mark O – artwork
  • Jeremy Kirkland, Trevort Luikart – logic guru
  • Matthew Salacuse– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Banks.

  1. Only if You Run
  2. Fun That We Have
  3. Skyscraper
  4. Games for Days
  5. Madrid Song
  6. No Chance Survival
  7. Unwind
  8. Girl on the Sporting News
  9. On the Esplanade
  10. Fly as You Might
  11. H