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On June 2, 2008.

On June 2, 2008, “Super Ego Records” label released “@#%&*! Smilers” (pronounced Fucking Smilers), the seventh Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul Bryan.

Personnel:

  • Aimee Mann – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, bowed acoustic
  • Paul Bryan – bass, backing vocals, horn arrangements
  • Jamie Edwards – keyboards
  • Jebin Bruni – Moog 
  • Chris Bruce – guitar solo 
  • Jay Bellerose – drums
  • Willie Murillo – trumpet
  • Mark Visher – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Jason Thor – trombone and bass trombone
  • Eric Gorfain, Daphne Chen, Amy Wickman, Alyssa Park, Terry Glenny, Marisa Kuney, Melisa Reiner – violins
  • Leah Katz, Caroline Buckman, David Sage – violas
  • Richard Dodd, Alan Matthews, John Krovaza – cellos
  • Buddy Judge – backing vocals
  • Kimon Kirk – backing vocals
  • Sean Hayes – duet vocals
  • Dave Eggers – whistling
  • Patrick Warren – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Aimee Mann, except where noted.

  1. Freeway
  2. Stranger into Starman
  3. Looking for Nothing
  4. Phoenix
  5. Borrowing Time
  6. It’s Over
  7. 31 Today
  8. The Great Beyond
  9. Medicine Wheel – Aimee Mann, Gretchen Seichrist
  10. Columbus Avenue
  11. Little Tornado
  12. True Believer – Aimee Mann, Grant Lee Phillips
  13. Ballantines

On May 21, 1996.

On May 21, 1996, “Interscope” label released “Bringing Down the Horse”, the second Wallflowers (The) studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1996, at “Sunset Sound” and “House of Blues Sunset” in Hollywood, “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, “O’Henry Sound Studios” in Burbank, “Brooklyn Studios” in Brooklyn, and was produced by T – Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Michael Ward – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Rami Jaffee – Hammond B3 organ, keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • Greg Richling – bass guitar
  • Jon Brion – lead guitar
  • Mike Campbell – slide guitar 
  • Leo LeBlanc – pedal steel guitar; dobro
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Stephen Bruton – background vocals
  • Gary Louris – background vocals
  • Michael Penn – background vocals
  • Sam Phillips – background vocals
  • Adam Duritz – background vocals
  • Tom Lord-Alge – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan.

  1. One Headlight
  2. 6th Avenue Heartache
  3. Bleeders
  4. Three Marlenas
  5. The Difference
  6. Invisible City
  7. Laughing Out Loud
  8. Josephine
  9. God Don’t Make Lonely Girls
  10. Angel on My Bike
  11. I Wish I Felt Nothing

On May 11, 1993.

On May 11, 1993, “Giant Records” label released “The Vanishing Race”, the twelfth Air Supply album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Trax Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Ground Control Studios” and “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, “Chartmaker Studios” in Malibu, US, and was produced by Humberto Gatica.

Personnel:

  • Russell Hitchcock – lead and backing vocals
  • Graham Russell – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, arrangements
  • Michael Thompson – electric guitar
  • Tim Pierce – electric guitar
  • Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
  • Guy Allison – keyboards, piano, programming
  • Simon Franglen – Synclavier, Synclavier programming
  • Rick Hahn – keyboard programming, drum programming
  • Robbie Buchanan – keyboards
  • Claude Gaudette – keyboards, Moog bass, drum programming
  • Brad Buxer – keyboards, percussion programming
  • Billy Sherwood – 8-string and 5-string bass
  • Leland Sklar – bass guitar
  • Neil Stubenhaus – bass guitar
  • Clifford Rehrig – stick bass
  • Michael Baird – drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Rafael Padilla – percussion
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Steve Tavaglione – saxophone
  • Anita Sherman – backing vocals
  • Jessica Williams – backing vocals
  • Warren Wiebe – backing vocals
  • Quiltman – backing vocals, Indian chant and prayer
  • Michael Sherwood – backing vocals
  • Humberto Gatica – engineer, mixing
  • Felipe Elgueta – engineer, producer assistant
  • Alejandro Rodriguez – mixing assistant
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Brett-Livingstone Strong – artwork
  • Dean Armstrong – photography
  • Graham Russell – executive producer
  • Tony DeFranco – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. It’s Never Too Late – Graham Russell, Michael Sherwood
  2. Faith – Rick Hahn, George Thatcher
  3. Kiss Me Like You Mean It – Graham Russell, Guy Allison, Clifford Rehrig
  4. Evidence of Love – Steve Diamond, Chris Farron
  5. Goodbye – David Foster, Linda Thompson
  6. The Vanishing Race – Graham Russell, Larry Antonino, Michael Sherwood
  7. Don’t Tell Me – Graham Russell, Jimmy Haun, Michael Sherwood
  8. Too Sentimental – Brad Buxer, Graham Russell
  9. I Remember Love – Graham Russell, Michael Sherwood
  10. I’ll Be Thinking of You – Graham Russell

On May 10. 1993.

On May 10, 1993, “Virgin” label released the self-titled, debut Brother Cane album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, at “Airwave Studios” in Birmingham, AL, “Record Plant” in Hollywood, “Rumbo Recordings” in Canoga Park, CA, and was produced by Marti Frederiksen and Jim Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Damon Johnson – lead vocals, guitar
  • Roman Glick – guitar, backing vocals
  • Glenn Maxey – bass, backing vocals
  • Scott Collier – drums, percussion
  • Stephen Hanks – backing vocals
  • Chuck Leavell – piano, organ
  • Luenett McElroy – backing vocals
  • Marc Phillips – keyboards
  • Topper Price – harmonica
  • Susan Snedecor – backing vocals
  • Jim Mitchell – engineer, mixing
  • Lee Bargeron – engineer
  • Shawn Berman – engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Lee Peltier – art direction
  • Tom Dolan – design
  • Dennis Keeley – photography

Track listing:

  1. Got No Shame – Damon Johnson, Marti Frederiksen
  2. Hard Act to Follow – Damon Johnson, Marti Frederiksen
  3. How Long – Roman Glick, Glenn Maxey, Scott Collier, Damon Johnson, Marti Frederiksen
  4. Don’t You Turn Your back on Me – Damon Johnson, Marti Frederiksen
  5. Woman – Parthenon Huxley, Damon Johnson
  6. Pressure – West Arkeen, Damon Johnson, Roman Glick
  7. The Last Time – Damon Johnson, Roman Glick
  8. The Road – Damon Johnson, Marti Frederiksen
  9. That Don’t Satisfy Me – Damon Johnson
  10. Stone’s Throw Away – Damon Johnson, Roman Glick, Glenn Maxey
  11. Make You Play – Damon Johnson, West Arkeen

On May 8, 2012.

On May 8, 2012, “Varèse Sarabande” label released “Jacaranda”, the fifth Trevor Rabin studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2012, at “Jacaranda Room” in Hollywood, and was produced by Trevor Rabin.

Personnel:

  • Trevor Rabin – “a little vocal”,acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, bass guitar, upright bass, grand piano, keyboards, autoharp, arranger, engineer
  • Liz Constantine – vocals
  • Tal Wilkenfeld – electric bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Lou Molino III – drums
  • Ryan Rabin – drums
  • Paul Linford – mastering
  • Ron DeVivo – back cover photo
  • Bill Pitzonka – art direction, design
  • Hannah Hooper – cover portrait
  • Derek Rabin – legal

Track listing:

All tracks by Trevor Rabin.

  1. Spider Boogie
  2. Market Street
  3. Anerley Road
  4. Through the Tunnel
  5. The Branch Office
  6. Rescue
  7. Killarney 1 & 2
  8. Storks Bill Geranium Waltz
  9. Me and My Boy
  10. Freethought
  11. Zoo Lake
  12. Gazania

On May 1, 2020.

On May 1, 2020, “Matador” label released “Making a Door Less Open”, the twelfth Car Seat Headrest studio album. It was recorded January – October 2019, at “Avast!” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Will Toledo and Andrew Katz.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, synthesizers, keyboards, organ, guitar, piano, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Ethan Ives – vocals, guitars
  • Seth Dalby – bass guitar
  • Andrew Katz – vocals, drums, drum programming, mixing, digital mastering
  • Gianni Aiello – guitar
  • John Huggins – violin 
  • John McRae – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – vinyl mastering
  • Cate Wurtz – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo, except where noted.

  1. Weightlifters
  2. Can’t Cool Me Down
  3. Hollywood – Will Toledo, Andrew Katz
  4. There Must Be More Than Blood
  5. Hymn
  6. Deadlines
  7. Martin
  8. What’s With You Lately
  9. Life Worth Missing
  10. Famous

On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “Aligator” label released “So Many Rivers” the eleventh Marcia Ball album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Hit Shack” in Austin, Texas, “Greenleaf Place” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Stephen Bruton.

Personnel:

  • Marcia Ball – vocals, piano
  • Stephen Bruton – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • James Pennebaker – guitar, lap steel, baritone guitar, fiddle
  • Pat Boyack – guitar
  • Wayne Toups – vocal, accordion
  • Johnny Nicholas – harmonica
  • Red Young – Hammond B3 Organ
  • Don Bennett – bass
  • Yoggie Musgrove – bass
  • Chris Maresh – bass
  • Tom Fillman – drums
  • Keith Robinson – drums
  • Deborah Dobkin: percussion
  • Chet Himes – engineer, mixing
  • Ross Hogarth – engineer
  • Todd Dillon – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcia Ball, except where noted.

  1. Foreclose On The House Of Love – John Lee Sanders
  2. Dance with Me – Danny Timms
  3. Baby, Why Not
  4. Honeypie – Danny Timms
  5. Give Me a Chance
  6. Didn’t You Know
  7. Give It Up (Give In)
  8. So Many Rivers to Cross – Jodi Siegel, Daniel Moore
  9. The Storm
  10. The Lowdown
  11. Hurricane on China Lake – Danny Timms
  12. Three Hundred Pounds of Hongry – Donnie Fritts, Eddie Hinton
  13. If It’s Really Got To Be This Way – Donnie Frits, Arthur Alexander, Gary Nicholson
  14. If It Ain’t One Thing – Doug Duffey

On March 20, 2020.

On March 20, 2020, “BMG” label released “I Am Not a Dog on a Chain” the thirteenth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Studio La Fabrique” in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey – vocals
  • Boz Boorer – saxophone, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, zither, clarinet, saxophone, string arrangements
  • Roger Manning – harmonium, horn, Mellotron, organ, piano, synthesizer, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Gustavo Manzur – accordion, nylon string guitar, Mellotron, piano, synthesizer, drum programming, backing vocals
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Jesse Tobias – acoustic and electric guitars, recitation, electric sitar
  • Matt Walker – drums, percussion
  • Mando Lopez – bass guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass guitar
  • Victor Indrizzo – drums
  • Danny Levin – trumpet
  • David Ralicke – saxophone
  • Bridget Regan – fiddle
  • Thelma Houston – vocals
  • Joe Chiccarelli – synthesizer, drum programming, engineerMike Daly – synthesizer, drum programming
  • Daniel Cayotte – recitation
  • Sally Chae – backing vocals
  • Glendale Tab & Apple Choir – vocals
  • Karla Manzur – backing vocals
  • Rose Mary – laughing
  • Megan Sluiter – laughing
  • Miro La Gagioia – assistant engineering
  • Ken Sluiter – mixing
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Chris Allgood – assistant mastering
  • Liam Lynch – artwork, design
  • John Fekner – photography
  • Chris Stewart – cover photo
  • Jose Vergara – photography

Track listing:

  1. Jim Jim Falls – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  2. Love Is on its Way Out – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  3. Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know? – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  4. I Am Not a Dog on a Chain – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  5. What Kind of People Live in These Houses? – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  6. Knockabout World – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  7. Darling, I Hug a Pillow – Morrissey, Mando Lopez
  8. Once I Saw a River Clean – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  9. The Truth About Ruth – Morrissey, Gustavo Manzur
  10. The Secret of Music – Morrissey, Mando Lopez
  11. My Hunting Days Are Done – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias

On February 5, 2008.

On February 5, 2008, “A&M” label released “Detours”, the sixth Sheryl Crow studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Hit Farm” in Nashville, “Odditorium Recorders” in California, “Sage and Sound Studios” in Hollywood, “Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, “The Pass Studios” in Los Angeles, “2 Seas Records” in Bahrain, and was produced by Bill Bottrell.

Personnel:

  • Sheryl Crow – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano, accordion, handclapping
  • Bill Bottrell – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, synthesizer, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, acoustic bass, synthesizer bass, percussion, pedal steel, drums, marimba, pipe, mellotron, acoustic bass, string arrangements, drum programming, wurlitzer, engineer, mixing,
  • Doyle Bramhall II – electric guitar
  • Mike Elizondo – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeff Trott – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, vocals, choir, chorus, slide guitar
  • Brian MacLeod – percussion, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeremy Stacey – piano, drums, timbales, vocals, kalimba
  • Ben Harper – vocals
  • Marva Soogrim – vocals
  • Rosanna Arquette – vocals
  • Ahmed AlHirmi – vocals
  • Abdulla AlKhalifa – vocal arrangement, vocal producer
  • Matt Butler – cello
  • Wyatt Crow – noise
  • Greg d’Augelli – brass
  • Mike Rowe – flute sample
  • Eric Fritsch – engineer
  • Matt Tait – engineer
  • Alex Pavlides – assistant engineer
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineer
  • Zeph Sowers – assistant engineer
  • Ken Takahashi – assistant engineer
  • David Allen Young – assistant engineer
  • Adrián Agustin – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Teresa Bustillo – assistant
  • Chris Hudson – production coordination
  • Julian Peploe – art direction, package design
  • Catherine Berclaz – art direction, creative director
  • Norman Jean Roy – photography
  • Shari Sutcliffe – contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Sheryl Crow, except where noted.

  1. God Bless This Mess
  2. Shine over Babylon – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Shery Crow, Bill Bottrell, Brian MacLeod, Eric Schermerhorn
  3. Love Is Free – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  4. Peace Be Upon Us – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  5. Gasoline – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  6. Out of Our Heads – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Bill Bottrell
  7. Detours
  8. Now That You’re Gone
  9. Drunk with the Thought of You
  10. Diamond Ring – Sheryl Crow, Jeff Trott
  11. Motivation – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  12. Make It Go Away (Radiation Song)
  13. Love Is All There Is – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Jeff Trott
  14. Lullaby for Wyatt

On January 26, 1988.

On January 26, 1988, “Warner Bros” label released “Skyscraper”, the second David Lee Roth studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, “Stucco Blue Studios” in Sylmar, “Smoketree Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Lee Roth and Steve Vai.

Personnel:

  • David Lee Roth – vocals, concept, cover design
  • Steve Vai – guitar, horn, engineer
  • Billy Sheehan – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Gregg Bissonette – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Brett Tuggle – keyboards, programming, backing vocals
  • Gary Falcone – backing vocals
  • Joe Pizzulo – backing vocals
  • Tommy Funderburk – backing vocals
  • Tom Kelly – backing vocals
  • John Batdorf – backing vocals
  • Magic Moreno – backing vocals
  • Dr. Funk, PhD – bass synthesizer
  • Todd Grace, Richie Raposa – programming, keyboard programming
  • Magic Moreno – engineer, mixing
  • Gary Wagner – engineer
  • Doug Parry – engineer
  • Paul Levy – engineer
  • Steve Holroyd – engineer
  • Marnie Riley – engineer
  • Stephen Shelton – engineer
  • Bob Cats – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Pete Angelus – concept, cover design
  • Vigon Seireeni – artwork
  • Gina Vivona – artwork
  • Galen Rowell – photography
  • Eddie Anderson – personal assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by David Lee Roth and Steve Vai, except where noted.

  1. Knucklebones – Gregg Bissonette, Matt Bissonette, David Lee Roth
  2. Just Like Paradise – David Lee Roth, Brett Tuggle
  3. The Bottom Line
  4. Skyscraper
  5. Damn Good
  6. \Hot Dog and a Shake
  7. Stand Up – David Lee Roth, Brett Tuggle
  8. Hina
  9. Perfect Timing – David Lee Roth, Brett Tuggle
  10. Two Fools a Minute