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On June 30, 2009.

On June 30, 2009, “Dirt Farmer” label released “Electric Dirt”, the sixth and the final Levon Helm album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Levon Helm Studio” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Larry Campbell.

Personnel:

  • Levon Helm – vocals, drums, mandolin
  • Larry Campbell – acoustic, electric and resonator guitar, fiddle, mandolin, dulcimer, harmony vocals
  • Brian Mitchell – piano, organ, harmonium, accordion
  • Jimmy Vivino – organ. acoustic and electric guitar
  • Byron Isaacs – bass, backing vocals
  • Steven Bernstein – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Erik Lawrence – soprano saxophone
  • Jay Collins – tenor saxophone
  • Clark Gayton – trombone
  • Howard Johnson – tuba
  • Teresa Williams – acoustic guitar, autoharp, harmony vocals
  • Any Helm – mandolin, bass drum, harmony vocals
  • George Receli – backing vocals
  • Jay Collins – backing vocals
  • Allen Toussaint – horn arrangements
  • Justin Guip – recording, mixing
  • Chris Edwards, James Smith, Rocky Talent – engineer assistant
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Sangwook “Sunny” Nam – mastering
  • Levon Helm – artwork
  • Michael DuBois – artwork
  • Carrie Smith – layout, design
  • Ahron R. Foster – photography
  • Georgette Cartwright – creative director

Track listing:

  1. Tennessee Jed – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  2. Move Along Train – Roebuck Staples
  3. Growin’ Trade – Levon Helm, Larry Campbell
  4. Golden Bird – Happy Traum
  5. Stuff You Gotta Watch – Muddy Waters
  6. White Dove – Carter Stanley
  7. Kingfish – Randy Newman
  8. You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had – Muddy Waters
  9. When I Go Away – Larry Campbell
  10. Heaven’s Pearls – Anthony Leone, Byron Isaacs, Fiona McBain, Amy Helm, Glenn Patscha
  11. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free – Richard Carroll Lamp, Willy E. Taylor

 

On February 21, 2006.

On February 21, 2006, “Columbia” label released “Songlines”, the sixth Derek Trucks and his group the Derek Trucks Band album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Jay Joyce.

Personnel:

  • Derek Trucks: guitars, dobro
  • Yonrico Scott: drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Todd Smallie: vocals, bass
  • Kofi Burbridge: Organ, piano, clavinet, flute, backing vocals
  • Mike Mattison: lead vocalist
  • Count M’Butu: vocals, percussion
  • Jay Joyce – keyboards
  • Jay Joyce, Giles Reaves, Jason Hall – recording
  • Jay Joyce, Jason Hall – miing
  • Mastering: Jim Demaine
  • Josh Cheuse – art direction, design
  • Jeff Wood – cover design, illustrations
  • James Minchin – photography
  • Yonrico Scott – setlist illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Volunteered Slavery – Kirk
  2. I’ll Find My Way – Derek Trucks, Jay Joyce
  3. Crow Jane – Skip James
  4. Sahib Teri Bandi/Maki Madni – Khan
  5. Chevrolet – Young
  6. Sailing On – Hibbert
  7. Revolution – Jay Joyce
  8. I’d Rather Be Blind, Crippled and Crazy – Carter, Hodges, Robey
  9. All I Do – Derek Trucks, Mike Mattison, Todd Smallie, Yonrico Scott, Kofi Burbridge
  10. Mahjoun – Derek Trucks
  11. I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel To Be Free) – Dallas, Taylor
  12. This Sky – Derek Trucks, Mike Mattison, Jay Joyce

In October 1967.

In October 1967, “RCA” label released “Silk & Soul”, the thirteenth Nina Simone studio album. It was recorded in 1967, at “RCA Victor’s Studio B”, and was produced by Danny Davis.

Personnel:

  • Nina Simone – piano, vocals
  • Gene Taylor- bass
  • Sammy Lowe- arrangements, conductor
  • Ray Hall – engineer

Track listing:

  1. It Be’s That Way Sometime – Sam Waymon
  2. The Look of Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. Go to Hell – Morris Bailey, Jr.
  4. Love O’ Love – Andy Stroud
  5. Cherish – Terry Kirkman
  6. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free – Billy Taylor
  7. Turn Me On – John D. Loudermilk
  8. Turning Point – Martha Holmes
  9. Some Say – Charles Reuben
  10. Consummation – Nina Simone