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Louis Armstrong: Concert at the Crescendo Vol. 1

On January 21, 1955, “Decca” label released “Concert at the Crescendo Vol. 1”,the seventh Louis Armstrong album. It was recorded in 1954, at “Crescendo Club” in Hollywood.

Personnel:      

  • Louis Armstrong – vocals, trumpet
  • Velma Middleton – vocals
  • Barmey Bigard – clarinet
  • Trummy Young – trombone
  • Billy Kyle – piano
  • Arvell Shaw – double bass
  • Barrett Deems – drums
  • Leonard Feather – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. When It’s Sleepy Time Down South – Clarence Muse, Leon Rene, Otis Rene
  2. Jeeper Creepers – Harry Warren
  3. Tin Roof Blues – Paul Mares, Ben Pollack, Mel Stitzel, George Brunies, Leon Roppolo
  4. My Bucket’s Got a Hole in It – Clarence Williams
  5. Rose Room – Art Hickman
  6. Brother Bill – Louis Armstrong, Bill Cosby
  7. Lazy River – Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin
  8. T’ain’t What You Do – Melvin “Sy” Oliver, James “Trummy” Young
  9. Perdido – Juan Tizol
  10. Blues for Bass
  11. Don’t Fence Me In – Cole Porter
  12. Stompin’ at the Savoy – Edgar Sampson

Cameo: We All Know Who We Are

On January 2, 1978, “Chocolate City” label released “We All Know Who We Are”, the second Cameo studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Music Farm Studios” in New York City, “Hollywood Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Larry Blackmon.

Personnel:

  • Eric Durham – guitar
  • Charles Sampson – guitar
  • Tomi Jenkins – vocals
  • Gregory Johnson – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Gary Dow – bass guitar
  • Larry Blackmon – lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Wayne Cooper – vocals, percussion
  • Arnett Leftenant – saxophone, percussion
  • Nathan Leftenant – trumpet, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Blackmon, except where noted.

  1. Inflation
  2. C On the Funk
  3. Why Have I Lost You
  4. Stand Up – Larry Blackmon, Eric Durham
  5. We All Know Who We Are – Larry Blackmon, Tomi Jenkins
  6. It’s Serious – Larry Blackmon, Greg “Doc” Johnson
  7. It’s Over – Larry Blackmon, Tomi Jenkins, Nathan Leftenant

Shelly Manne: Daktari

In December 1967, “Atlantic” label released “Daktari”, the 34th Shelly Manne album. It features music from the TV show “Daktari”, and was recorded November – December 1967, at “Annex Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun.

Personnel:

  • Shelly Manne – drums, percussion
  • Justin Gordon, Bud Shank, Arthur C. Smith, Frank Strozier – woodwinds
  • Mike Wofford – piano
  • Bob Bain – guitar
  • Bill Pitman – bass
  • Larry Bunker, Frank Carlsson, Victor Feldman, Emil Richards – percussion
  • Richard Hazard – arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Shelly Manne.

  1. Daktari
  2. Out on a Limb
  3. Clarence
  4. Africa
  5. Stay with Me
  6. Elephantime
  7. Wameru
  8. Toto
  9. Galloping Giraffes
  10. Judy Judy
  11. Ivan
  12. Rhino Trot

Walk the Moon: Talking Is Hard

On December 2, 2014, “RCA” label released “Talking Is Hard”, the third Walk the Moon studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Rancho Pagzilla” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tim Pagnotta.

Personnel:

  • Nick Petricca – vocals, keyboards, percussion, programming
  • Eli Maiman – vocals, guitar, programming
  • Kevin Ray – vocals, bass
  • Sean Waugaman – vocals, percussion
  • Jarett Holmes – programming, recording, digital editing
  • Tim Pagnotta – recording
  • Kuk Harrell – vocal recording
  • Marcos Tovar – vocal recording
  • Andrew “Muffman” Luftman – recording assistant
  • Blake Mares – assistant engineer
  • Robert Cohen – assistant engineer
  • Brian Phillips – digital editing
  • Allen Casillas – digital editing
  • Ryan Gillmor – digital editing
  • Mauro Rubbi – drum technician
  • Neal Avron – mixing
  • Scott Skrzynski – mixing assistant
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Ben Berger – vocal production, co-production
  • Ryan McMahon – vocal production, co-production

Track listing:

  1. Different Colors – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  2. Sidekick – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  3. Shut Up and Dance – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon
  4. Up 2 U – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon
  5. Avalanche – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Tim Pagnotta
  6. Portugal – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  7. Down in the Dumps – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  8. Work This Body – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  9. Spend Your $$$ – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  10. We Are the Kids – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ryan McMahon
  11. Come Under the Covers – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  12. Aquaman – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Matt Radosevich

Bad Religion: Against the Grain

On November 23, 1990, “Epitaph” label released “Against the Grain”, the fifth Bad Religion studio album. It was recorded in May 1990, at “Westbeach Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Greg Graffin, Brett Gurewitz, Greg Hetson, Jan Bentley and Pete Finestone.

Personnel:

  • Greg Graffin – vocals
  • Brett Gurewitz – guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg Hetson – guitar
  • Jay Bentley – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Pete Finestone – drums
  • Karat Faye – engineer
  • The Legendary Starbolt – mixing
  • Eddie Schreyer – mastering
  • Joy Aoki – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Graffin, except where noted.

  1. Modern Man
  2. Turn on the Light – Brett Gurewitz
  3. Get Off
  4. Blenderhead – Brett Gurewitz
  5. The Positive Aspect of Negative Thinking – Jay Bentley
  6. Anesthesia – Brett Gurewitz
  7. Flat Earth Society – Brett Gurewitz
  8. Faith Alone
  9. Entropy
  10. Against the Grain
  11. Operation Rescue
  12. God Song
  13. 21st Century (Digital Boy) – Brett Gurewitz
  14. Misery and Famine
  15. Unacceptable – Greg Hetson, Jay Bentley
  16. Quality or Quantity
  17. Walk Away – Brett Gurewitz

The War on Drugs: I Don’t Live Here Anymore

On October 29 2021, “Atlantic” label released “I Don’t Live Here Anymore” the fifth War on Drugs (The). It was recorded 2018 – 2021, at “Outlier Inn” in Woodridge, New York, “Studio G” in Brooklyn, “Electric Lady” in Manhattan, “Electro Vox”, “Sound City”, “Sunset Sound”, “East West” in Hollywood, and was produced by Adam Granduciel and Shawn Everett.

Personnel:

  • Adam Granduciel – vocals, acoustic and lead guitar, lead electric guitar, piano, Juno 106, celesta, electric guitar, synth guitar, bass, Juno 60, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer, Kurzweil, Prophet 6, MPC, 808 drum programming, Korg K2, Walter Becker’s old bass, felt piano, harmonica, ARP Quartet, Mellotron, percussion, art direction
  • Robbie Bennett – piano, Prophet 12, Akai AX60, Oberheim OB-X, New Jersey electric guitar, Juno 60, Eventide piano, ARP Solina
  • Dave Hartley – bass, VP-330, Rickenbacker bass, electric guitar, OP-1, cover and gatefold photography
  • Charlie Hall – drums, percussion, prepared piano
  • Anthony LaMarca – drums, percussion, Hammond organ, electric vibes, acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitar
  • Jon Natchez – Prophet-6, baritone saxophone, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer
  • Michael Bloch – Mellotron, nylon AMS dub guitar, Ursa Major Telecaster, electric guitar, electric swamp guitar, lead electric guitar, lead electric raindrop guitar
  • James Elkington – lead acoustic and electric guitar
  • Lee Pardini – grand piano, piano
  • Daniel Clarke – Hammond organ, organ
  • Patrick Berkery – drums, percussion
  • Christopher Bear – drums, percussion
  • Matt Lowell – backing vocals
  • Lucius – vocals
  • Shawn Everett – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone – mastering assistant
  • Ivan Wayman – additional engineering
  • Nick Krill – additional engineering
  • Quarantine Cowboys – additional engineering
  • Rob Carmichael (SEEN) – art direction, design
  • Dominic East – art direction
  • Daniel Topete – additional studio photography
  • Dustin Condren – additional studio photography

Traclk listing:

All tracks by Adam Granduciel, except where noted.

  1. Living Proof
  2. Harmonia Dream – music by Adam Granduciel, Robbie Bennett
  3. Change – music by Adam Granduicel, Anthony LaMarca, Dave Hartley
  4. I Don’t Wanna Wait – music by Adam Granduciel, Anthgony LaMarca, Dave Hartley
  5. Victim
  6. I Don’t Live Here Anymore – music by Adam Granduciel, Robbie Bennett
  7. Old Skin
  8. Wasted
  9. Rings Around My Father’s Eyes
  10. Occasional Rain

Clear Light: Same

In September 1967, “Elektra” label released the self-titled, debut Clear Light studio album. It was recorded April – August 1967, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul A. Rotchild.

Personnel:

  • Cliff De Young – vocals
  • Bob Seal – vocals, guitar
  • Ralph Schuckett – keyboards
  • Douglas Lubahn – bass
  • Dallas Taylor – drums
  • Michael Ney – drums
  • Robbie Robison – guru
  • Lee Housekeeper – seer and overseer
  • Bruce Botnick – engineer
  • Jac Holzman – production supervisor
  • Gordon Anderson – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Black Roses – Wolfgang Dios, Cliff De Young, Bob Seal, Ralph Schuckett, Douglas Lubahn, Dallas Taylor
  2. Sand – Douglas Lubahn
  3. A Child’s Smile – Cliff De Young, Bob Seal, Ralph Schuckett, Douglas Lubahn, Dallas Taylor, Michael Ney
  4. Street Singer – Greg Copeland, Steve Noonan
  5. The Ballad of Freddie and Larry – Cliff De Young, Ralph Schuckett
  6. With All in Mind – Bob Seal
  7. Mr. Blue – Tom Paxton
  8. Think Again – Cliff De Young, Bob Seal, Ralph Schuckett, Douglas Lubahn, Dallas Taylor
  9. They Who Have Nothing – Bob Seal
  10. How Many Days Have Passed – Bob Seal
  11. Night Sounds Loud – Douglas Lubahn

Joshua Radin: Simple Times

On September 9, 2008, “Mom + Pop” label released “Simple Times”, the second Joshua Radin album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood and was produced by Rob Schnapf.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Radin – lead vocal, guitar
  • Patty Griffin – vocal
  • Meiko – vocal
  • Erin McCarley – vocal
  • Greg Leisz – guitar, mandolin
  • Jesse Harris – mixing
  • Rob Schnapf – guitar, mixing
  • Jason Borger – piano, electric piano, mellotron
  • Jonathan Flaugher – bass
  • Joey Waronker, Vic Indrizzo – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Denny Levine – brass
  • Bill Mimms – engineer
  • Dog Boehm – mixing
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Alexa Wilkinson – art direction, design
  • Autumn DeWilde – photography

Track listing:

  1. One of Those Days
  2. I’d Rather Be with You
  3. Sky
  4. Friend Like You
  5. Brand New Day
  6. They Bring Me to You
  7. Vegetable Car
  8. Free of Me
  9. You Got Growin’ Up to Do
  10. We Are Okay
  11. No Envy, No Fear

Eric Carmen: Boats Against the Current

In April 1977, “Arista” label released “Boats Against the Current”, the second Eric Carmen studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Crystal Sound” and “Studio 55” in Los Angeles, “Sound Factory” in Hollywood, “Brother Studio” in Santa Monica, and was produced by Eric Carmen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Carmen – lead vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers, 12 string acoustic guitar, electric guitar, conductor, electric harpsichord, drums, percussion, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Andrew Gold – electric guitar solo, electric guitar
  • Richard Reising – acoustic and electric guitar, acoustic piano, backing vocals
  • Richie Zito – acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Boddicker – synthesizers
  • Dave Wintour – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro – drums
  • Nigel Olsson – drums, backing vocals
  • Gene Estes – percussion
  • Ollie E. Brown – percussion
  • Jim Horn – saxophone
  • Bobby Keys – saxophone
  • Tom Scott – saxophone
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Paul Buckmaster – string arrangements, conductor
  • Burton Cummings – backing vocals
  • Curt Becher – backing vocals
  • Joe Chemay – backing vocals
  • Bruce Johnston – backing vocals, arrangements
  • Brian Wilson – backing vocals
  • Kevin Beamish – engineer
  • Larry Emerine – engineer
  • David Henson – engineer
  • Mark Howlett – engineer
  • Dennis Kirk – engineer
  • Tim Kramer – engineer
  • Earle Mankey – engineer
  • Howard Steele – engineer
  • Thom Wilson – engineer
  • Val Garay – mixing
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Bob Heimall – art direction
  • Ed Caraeff – design, photography
  • Benno Friedman – inside photography effects
  • Norman Adams – inside artwork
  • Michael Manoogian – calligraphy

All tracks by Eric Carmen:

  1. Boats Against the Current
  2. Marathon Man
  3. Nowhere To Hide
  4. Take It or Leave It
  5. Love Is All That Matters
  6. She Did It
  7. I Think I Found Myself
  8. Run Away

Maria Muldaur: Same

In August 1973, “Reprise” label released the self-titled, debut Maria Muldaur album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Warner Bros Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Maria Muldaur – vocals
  • Ry Cooder – acoustic guitar
  • Andrew Gold – acoustic guitar
  • David Nichtern – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Clarence White – acoustic guitar
  • David Lindley – Hawaiian guitar
  • Bill Keith – banjo, steel guitar
  • David Grisman – mandolin
  • Dr. John – keyboards, horn arrangements
  • Jim Dickinson – piano
  • Mark T. Jordan – piano
  • Spooner Oldham – piano
  • Greg Prestopino – vocal and background vocals, piano
  • James Gordon – organ, clarinet
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Ray Brown – bass
  • Dave Holland – bowed bass
  • Jimmy Calhoun – bass
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Freebo – bass
  • Amos Garrett – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Ed Shaughnessy – drums
  • John Boudreaux – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Chris Parker – drums
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion, string arrangements
  • Jerry Jumonville – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Artie Butler – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Beryl Marriott – violin
  • Larry Packer – violin, viola
  • Karen Alexander – backing vocals
  • Gloria Jones – backing vocals
  • Ellen Kearney – backing vocals
  • Bettye LaVette – backing vocals
  • Jessica Smith – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Any Old Time – Jimmie Rodgers
  2. Midnight at the Oasis – David Nichtern
  3. My Tennessee Mountain Home – Dolly Parton
  4. I Never Did Sing You a Love Song – David Nichtern
  5. The Work Song – Kate McGarrigle
  6. Don’t You Feel My Leg (Don’t You Get Me High) – Blue Lu Barker, Danny Barker, J. Mayo Williams
  7. Walkin’ One and Only – Dan Hicks
  8. Long Hard Climb – Ron Davies
  9. Three Dollar Bill – Mac Rebennack
  10. Vaudeville Man – Wendy Waldman
  11. Mad Mad Me – Wendy Waldman