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On July 12, 2019.

On July 12, 2019, “Drag City” label released the self-titled, only Purple Mountains album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Jamdek” in Chicago, Illinois, “Thump” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Jarvis Taveniere and Jeremy Earl.

Personnel:

  • David Berman – vocals, guitar
  • Aaron Neveu – guitar, bass, drums
  • Kyle Forester – piano, organ, Mellotron, harmonica, melodica 
  • Jarvis Taveniere – bass, guitars
  • Jeremy Earl – vocals, drums, percussion, guitar, Mellotron
  • Haley Fohr– vocals
  • Anna St. Louis – vocals
  • Cole Kamen-Green – trumpet
  • Justin Brown – pedal steel 
  • John Andrews – organ, vocals
  • Chris Stroffolino – Hammond
  • Jarvis Taveniere – engineering, mixing
  • Cooper Crain – auxiliary recording
  • Peyton Pinkerton – auxiliary recording
  • Carl Saff – lacquer cut
  • Christian Patterson – center photo
  • Cassie Berman – dog photos
  • Dan Koretzky – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by David Berman, except where noted.

  1. That’s Just the Way That I Feel
  2. All My Happiness Is Gone
  3. Darkness and Cold
  4. Snow Is Falling in Manhattan
  5. Margaritas at the Mall
  6. She’s Making Friends, I’m Turning Stranger
  7. I Loved Being My Mother’s Son
  8. Nights That Won’t Happen
  9. Storyline Fever
  10. Maybe I’m the Only One for Me – David Berman, Dan Auerbach, Gate Pratt

In May 1957.

In May 1957, “Chess” label released “After School Session”, the debut Chuck Berry album. It was recorded May 1955 – January 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Philip Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry – vocals, guitar, steel guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson – piano
  • Otis Spann – piano
  • Jimmy Rogers – guitar
  • L. C. Davis – tenor saxophone
  • Jerome Green – maracas
  • Willie Dixon – bass
  • Fred Below – drums
  • Jasper Thomas – drums
  • Ebby Hardy – drums
  • Vartan – art direction
  • Don Snowden – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. School Days
  2. Deep Feeling
  3. Too Much Monkey Business
  4. Wee Wee Hours
  5. Roly Poly
  6. No Money Down
  7. Brown Eyed Handsome Man
  8. Berry Pickin’
  9. Together (We Will Always Be)
  10. Havana Moon
  11. Downbound Train
  12. Drifting Heart

On December 2, 1995.

On December 2, 1995, “DIW” label released “The Tip”, the 71st David Murray album. It was recorded in May 1994, at “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Kanzunori Sugiyama.

Personnel:

  • David Murray – tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Robert Irving III – synthesizer, organ
  • Bobby Broom – guitar
  • Daryl Thompson – guitar
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Toby Williams – drums
  • Kahil El’Zabar – vocal, percussion
  • Olu Dara – cornet
  • G’Ra – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Sex Machine – Sly Stone
  2. Flowers for Albert – David Murray
  3. Removen Veil – Darryl Jones
  4. M.D. – Robert Irving III
  5. Kahari Romare – Kahil El’Zabar
  6. The Tip – Darryl Jones
  7. Mailinda – Robert Irving III
  8. One World Family – Kahil El’Zabar, David Murray

In June 1986.

In June 1986, “Alligator” label released “Dancing on the Edge”, the eleventh Roy Buchanan album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Streeterville Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Roy Buchanan, Dick Shurman, and Bruce Iglauer.

Personnel:

  • Roy Buchanan – vocals, guitar
  • Larry Exum – bass guitar
  • Morris Jennings– drums
  • Stan Szelest– keyboards
  • Donald Kinsey– guitar
  • Delbert McClinton– vocals
  • Justin Niebank – mixing
  • Tom Coyne – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks Roy Buchanan; except where noted.

  1. Peter Gunn – Henry Mancini
  2. The Chokin’ Kind – Harlan Howard
  3. Jungle Gym
  4. Drowning on Dry Land — Mickey Gregory, Alan Jones
  5. Petal to the Metal
  6. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  7. Cream of the Crop
  8. Beer Drinking Woman – Peter Chatman
  9. Whiplash
  10. Baby, Baby, Baby – Aretha Franklin, Carolyn Franklin
  11. Matthew

On April 18, 2006.

On April 18, 2006, “Drag City” label released “Introduction”, the ninth Red Krayola album. It was recorded in August 2005, at “Soma E.M.S.” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Drag City.

Personnel:

  • John McEntire– drums, synthesizer, ukulele, recording, mixing
  • Stephen Prina– vocals, guitar, harpsichord, piano, organ, tambourine
  • Mayo Thompson– vocals, guitar
  • Tom Watson – vocals, bass guitar, guitar, harpsichord, synthesizer
  • Charlie Abel – accordion
  • Noel Kupersmith – bass guitar, photography
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • Dan Osborne – illustration
  • Chris Strong – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mayo Thompson, all music by John McEntire, Stephen Prina, Mayo Thompson and Tom Watson.

  1. Introduction
  2. Breakout
  3. Cruise Boat
  4. Note to Selves
  5. F.G.
  6. A Tale of Two
  7. Psy Ops
  8. It Will Be (Delivered)
  9. Puff
  10. Greasy Street
  11. Vexations
  12. Elegy
  13. When She Went Swimming
  14. Swerving
  15. Bling Bling

In December 1966.

In December 1966, “Limelight” label released “Soul Español”, the 104th Oscar Peterson album. It was recorded in December 1966, at “Universal Recorders” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Hal Mooney.

Personnel:

  • Oscar Peterson- piano
  • Sam Jones- double bass
  • Louis Hayes- drums
  • Henley Gibson – conga
  • Harold Jones- percussion
  • Marshall Thompson- timbales

Track listing:

  1. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben Jor
  2. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Vinicius de Moraes
  3. Call Me – Tony Hatch
  4. How Insensitive – Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Carioca – Edward Eliscu, Gus Kahn, Vincent Youmans
  6. Soulville Samba – Oscar Peterson
  7. Amanha – Phil Bodner
  8. Meditation – Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca
  9. Samba Sensitive – Oscar Peterson
  10. Samba de Orfeu – Luiz Bonfá, Vinicius de Moraes

On June 23, 2017.

On June 23, 2017, “dBpm Records” label released “Together at Last”, the debut Jeff Tweedy solo album. It was recorded in January 2016, at “The Loft” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Tom Schtick.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Tweedy – vocals, guitar, harmonica, production
  • Tom Schtick – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jeff Tweedy, all music by Jeff Tweedy except where noted.

  1. Via Chicago
  2. Laminated Cat – Jeff Tweedy, Jim O’Rourke, Glenn Kotche
  3. Lost Love
  4. Muzzle of Bees – Jeff Tweedy, Jim O’Rourke
  5. Ashes of American Flags – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  6. Dawned on Me – Jeff Tweedy, Pat Sansone
  7. In a Future Age – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  8. I Am Trying to Break Your Heart – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  9. Hummingbird
  10. I’m Always in Love – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  11. Sky Blue Sky

 

On May 14, 1996.

On May 14, 1996, “Carrot Top” label released “Milk and Scissors”, the second Handsome Family album. It was recorded 1995 – 199, at “Kingsize Sound Laboratories” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Dave Trumfio, Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks and Mike Werner.

Personnel:

  • Brett Sparks – vocals, guitar, dobro, organ, harmonica, lap steel
  • Rennie Sparks – vocals, bass
  • Mike Werner – percussion
  • Diane Murphy – band photo
  • Brad Miller – cover photo
  • Rennie & Mike, Sheila Sachs – design

Tracks listing:

All music by Brett Sparks, all lyrics by Rennie Sparks, except where noted.

  1. Lake Geneva
  2. Winnebago Skeletons
  3. Drunk By Noon
  4. The House Carpenter – traditional, arranged by Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks and Mike Werner, inspired by Clarence Ashley’s 1930 recording
  5. The Dutch Boy
  6. The King Who Wouldn’t Smile
  7. Emily Shore 1819-1839
  8. 3-Legged Dog – Darrell Sparks
  9. #1 Country Song – Brett Sparks
  10. Amelia Earhart vs. The Dancing Bear
  11. Tin Foil
  12. Puddin’ Fingers – Mike Werner

In July 1959.

In July 1959, “Chess” label released “Chuck Berry Is on Top”, the third Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded 1955–1959, in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Phil Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– vocals, guitars
  • Bo Diddley– electric guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson, Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Willie Dixon– double bass
  • George Smith – bass
  • Fred Below, Ebbie Hardy, Jaspar Thomas – drums
  • Jerome Green – maracas
  • The Moonglows– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Almost Grown
  2. Carol
  3. Maybellene
  4. Sweet Little Rock & Roller
  5. Anthony Boy
  6. Johnny B. Goode
  7. Little Queenie
  8. Jo Jo Gunne
  9. Roll Over Beethoven
  10. Around and Around
  11. Hey Pedro
  12. Blues for Hawaiians