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On December 5, 1981.

On December 5, 1981, “SST” label released “Damaged”, the debut Black Flag studio album. It was recorded in August 1981, at “Unicorn Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Spot, Henry Rollins, Greg Ginn, Dez Cadena, Chuck Dukowski and Robo. In 2003, the album was ranked at number 340 on “Rolling Stone’s” magazine list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Henry Rollins– lead vocals
  • Greg Ginn– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Dez Cadena– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Chuck Dukowski– bass, backing vocals
  • Robo– drums, backing vocals
  • Steve “Mugger” Corbin – backing vocals
  • Spot– engineer
  • Francis Buckley – engineer, mixer
  • Chuck Vogt – additional engineer
  • Ed Colver– artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Ginn, except where noted.

  1. Rise Above
  2. Spray Paint – Chuck Dukowski, Greg Ginn
  3. Six Pack
  4. What I See – Charles Dukowski
  5. TV Party
  6. Thirsty and Miserable – Dez Cadena, Rosa Medea, Robo
  7. Police Story
  8. Gimme Gimme Gimme
  9. Depression
  10. Room 13 – Greg Ginn, Rosa Medea
  11. No More – Charles Dukowski
  12. Padded Cell – Charles Dukowski, Greg Ginn
  13. Life of Pain
  14. Damaged I – Greg Ginn, Henry Rollins

 

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In December 1969.

In December 1969, “Blue Thumb” label released “Out Here”, the fifth Love album. It was recorded September 1968 – October 1969, at rented warehouse, and at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Arthur Lee.

Personnel:

  • Arthur Lee- lead vocals, rhythm guitar, engineer
  • Jay Donnellan – lead guitar
  • Frank Fayad – bass
  • George Suranovich – drums
  • Paul Martin, Gary Rowles – lead guitar
  • Drachen Theaker – drums
  • Jim Hobson – organ, piano
  • George Gaal – engineer
  • Burt Shonberg – album cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Arthur Lee, except where noted.

  1. I’ll Pray for You
  2. Abalony
  3. Signed D.C.
  4. Listen to My Song
  5. I’m Down
  6. Stand Out
  7. Discharged
  8. Doggone
  9. I Still Wonder – Jay Donnellan, Arthur Lee
  10. Love Is More Than Words or Better Late Than Never
  11. Nice to Be
  12. Car Lights On in the Daytime Blues
  13. Run to the Top
  14. Willow Willow
  15. Instra-Mental
  16. You Are Something
  17. Gather ‘Round

On December 1, 1974.

On December 1, 1974, “Blue Note” label released “Satin Doll”, the fourth Bobbi Humphrey studio album. It was recorded June – August 1974, at “Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Larry Mizell.

Personnel:

  • Bobbi Humphrey– vocals, flute
  • Fonce Mizell– vocals, clavinet, trumpet
  • Jerry Peters- piano, clavinet
  • Larry Mizell– vocals, electric piano synthesizer, clavinet, arranger, conductor
  • Phil Davis, Don Preston– synthesizer
  • Melvin “Wah Wah Watson” Ragin, John Rowin- guitar
  • Wayne Tweed, Chuck Rainey- electric bass
  • Harvey Mason- drums
  • King Errison- conga
  • Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill- percussion
  • Chuck Davis, Samantha Harris, Freddie Perren- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Mizell except where noted.

  1. New York Times
  2. Satin Doll – Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn
  3. San Francisco Lights – Chuck Davis
  4. Ladies Day
  5. Fun House – Terry McFaddin, Melvin “Wah-Wah Watson” Ragin
  6. My Little Girl
  7. Rain Again
  8. You Are the Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder

 

On November 19, 2002.

On November 19, 2002, “Epic” and “Interscope” labels released the debut, self-titled Audioslave album. It was recorded May 2001 – June 2002, at “Cello Studios” in Hollywood, “Royaltone Studios” in Burbank, California, “Studio Litho” and “Studio X” in Seattle, Washington, “Akadamie Mathematique of Philosophical Sound Research” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Chris Cornell, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk and Tom Morello.

Personnel:

  • Chris Cornell– vocals
  • Tim Commerford– bass
  • Brad Wilk– drums
  • Tom Morello– guitars
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • David Schiffman, Andrew Scheps – recording engineer
  • John Burton, Floyd Reitsma, Thom Russo, and Andrew Scheps, assisted by Chris Holmes, Darron Mora – additional engineering
  • Greg Fidelman, Thom Russo, Andrew Scheps – digital editing
  • Lindsay Chase – production coordinator
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Steve Kadison – mastering assistant
  • Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon – album cover
  • Storm Thorgerson – art direction
  • Dan Abbott, Finlay Cowan – art direction assistant
  • Peter Curzon – “Flame” logo design
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Danny Clinch – band photographs
  • Sculpture made by Hothouse

Track listing:

All lyrics by Chris Cornell; all music by Chris Cornell, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk and Tom Morello.

  1. Cochise
  2. Show Me How to Live
  3. Gasoline
  4. What You Are
  5. Like a Stone
  6. Set it Off
  7. Shadow on the Sun
  8. I Am the Highway
  9. Exploder
  10. Hypnotize
  11. Bring Em Back Alive
  12. Light My Way
  13. Getaway Car
  14. The Last Remaining Light

In November 1980.

In November 1980, “Chrysalis” label released “Autoamerican”, the fifth Blondie studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “United Western Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mike Chapman.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, tympani
  • Jimmy Destri– piano, organ, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Frank Infante– guitar, background vocals
  • Nigel Harrison– bass, background vocals
  • Clem Burke– drums, background vocals
  • Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman– vocals
  • Jimmie Haskell– string and horn arrangements
  • Wah Wah Watson– guitar
  • Tom Scott– saxophone, lyricon
  • Steve Goldstein – piano, synthesizer
  • Ray Brown – bass
  • Scott Lesser, Ollie Brown, Emil Richards, Alex Acuña– percussion
  • B-Girls– background vocals
  • Lenise Bent – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Europa – Chris Stein
  2. Live it Up –Chris Stein
  3. Here’s Looking at You – Debbie Harry, Chris Stein
  4. The Tide Is High – John Holt, Howard Barrett, Tyrone Evans
  5. Angels on Balcony – Laura Davis, Jimmy Destri
  6. Go Through It – Debbie Harry, Chris Stein
  7. Do the Dark – Jimmy Destri
  8. Rapture – Debbie Harry, Chris Stein
  9. Faces – Debbie Harry
  10. T-Birds – Nigel Harrison, Debbie Harry
  11. Walk Like Me – Jimmy Destri
  12. Follow Me – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “The Lonesome Picker Rides Again”, the fourth John Stewart album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Western Recorders” and “Crystal Sound” in Hollywood, except tracks 6 and 7, which were recorded live at “Chuck’s Cellar” in Los Altos, California, on 29 May 1971, and was produced by Michael Stewart.

Personnel:

  • John Stewart– vocals, guitar
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Peter Asher– vocals
  • Bryan Garofalo – bass
  • Michael Stewart, Jennifer Warnes, Buffy Ford– vocals
  • Chris Darrow– banjo, electric dobro
  • Fred Carter, Jr.– guitar
  • Henry Diltz– harmonica
  • Buddy Emmons– steel guitar
  • Glen D. Hardin– piano
  • King Errisson – conga
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • Ron Malo- production engineer, mixdown engineer
  • Wally Heider – recording engineer
  • Richard Sanford Orshoff – production engineer
  • Jimmie Haskell– orchestration
  • Henry Diltz– photography
  • David Clarke – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by John Stewart.

  1. Just an Old Love Song
  2. The Road Shines Bright
  3. Touch of the Sun
  4. Bolinas
  5. Freeway Pleasure
  6. Wolves in the Kitchen
  7. Little Road and a Stone to Roll
  8. Daydream Believer
  9. Crazy
  10. Wild Horse Road
  11. All the Brave Horses

 

 

On October 30, 2007.

On October 30, 2007, “Eagles Recording Company II” and “Lost Highway Records” label released “Long Road Out of Eden”, the seventh Eagles studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2007, at “The Doghouse” in Los Angeles,”Samhain Sound” in Malibu, “O’Henry Studios” in Burbank, California, “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Mooselodge” in Calabasas, California, “The Panhandle House” in  Denton, Texas, “Luminous Sound” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, Steuart Smith, Richard F.W. Davis, Scott Crago and Bill Szymczyk. In 2009, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Pop Instrumental Performance”. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Austria by “Media Control”, 2 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI”, Platinum in Germany by “Media Control”, Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RIANZ”, Platinum in Poland by “OLIS”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 7 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Frey– vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass guitar, orchestration
  • Don Henley– vocals, drums, percussion, guitars, horns arrangements
  • Joe Walsh– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Timothy B. Schmit– vocals, bass guitar
  • Steuart Smith– guitar, keyboards, mandolin
  • Scott Crago– drums, percussion
  • Richard F.W. Davis – keyboards, programming
  • Michael Thompson – keyboards, accordion, trombone
  • Will Hollis – keyboards
  • Al Garth – alto saxophone, violin
  • Bill Armstrong – trumpet
  • Chris Mostert– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Lenny Castro, Luis Conti– percussion
  • Richard F.W. Davis – orchestration
  • Greg Smith – hornsarrangements
  • Chris Bell, Mike Terry, Jim Nipar, Mike Harlow – engineer
  • Andy Ackland – additional engineering
  • Elliot Scheiner- mixing
  • Blade – digital editing
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction, design
  • Nick Steinhardt / SMOG Design, Inc – logo
  • Olaf Heine – photography

Track listing:

  1. No More Walks in the Wood – Don Henley, Steuart Smith, John Hollander
  2. How Long – J. D. Souther
  3. Busy Being Fabulous – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  4. What Do I Do with My Heart – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  5. Guilty of the Crime – Frankie Miller, Jerry Lynn Williams
  6. I Don’t Want to Hear Any More – Paul Carrack
  7. Waiting in the Weeds – Don Henley, Steuart Smith
  8. No More Cloudy Days – Glenn Frey
  9. Fast Company – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  10. Do Something – Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit, Steuart Smith
  11. You Are Not Alone – Glenn Frey
  12. Long Road Out of Eden – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Timothy B. Schmit
  13. I Dreamed There Was No War – Glenn Frey
  14. Somebody – Jack Tempchin, John Brannen
  15. Frail Grasp on the Big Picture – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  16. Last Good Time in Town – Joe Walsh, J. D. Souther
  17. I Love to Watch a Woman Dance – Larry John McNally
  18. Business as Usual – Don Henley, Steuart Smith
  19. Center of the Universe – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Steuart Smith
  20. It’s Your World Now – Glenn Frey, Jack Tempchin