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In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Reprise” label released “Washington County”, the third Arlo Guthrie studio album. It was recorded in August 1970, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and John Pilla.

Personnel:

  • Arlo Guthrie – vocals, banjo, guitar, piano, autoharp, harp
  • Ry Cooder – bottleneck guitar
  • John Pilla – guitar, autoharp, harmony vocals
  • Clarence White – electric guitar
  • Doug Dillard – banjo
  • Hoyt Axton – vocals, bass
  • Chris Ethridge – bass guitar
  • Gary Walters – bass guitar
  • Richie Hayward – drums
  • Barry Feldman – executive producer
  • Van Dyke Parks – co-producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arlo Guthrie, except where noted.

  1. Introduction
  2. Fencepost Blues
  3. Gabriel’s Mother’s Hiway Ballad #16 Blues
  4. Washington County
  5. Valley to Pray – Doc Coutson, John Pilla, Arlo Guthrie
  6. Lay Down Little Doggies – Woody Guthrie
  7. I Could Be Singing
  8. If You Would Just Drop By
  9. Percy’s Song – Bob Dylan
  10. I Want to Be Around

On November 16, 2018.

On November 16, 2018, “Studio 13” label released “Merrie Land”, the second and final studio The Good, the Bad & the Queen studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Studio 13” in London, and was produced by Tony Visconti, Damon Albarn, Tony Allen, Paul Simonon, and Simon Tong.

Personnel:

  • Damon Albarn – vocals, ARP synthesizer, Farfisa organ, keyboards, mellotron, organ, piano, theremin, percussion, engineer
  • Paul Simonon – vocals, background vocals, bass, percussion, creative director, artwork
  • Simon Tong – vocals, background vocals, guitar
  • Tony Allen – guitar, drums
  • Tony Visconti – vocals, engineer
  • The Demon Strings – strings
  • Antonia Pagulatos – violin
  • Kotono Sato – violin
  • Stella Page – viola
  • Isabelle Dunn – cello
  • Kate St. John – oboe, Cor Anglais
  • Michael “Bami” Rose – saxophone
  • Lucas Petter – trombone
  • Chris Storr – trumpet
  • Eddie “Tan Tan” Thornton – trumpet
  • Gareth Humphreys – bassoon
  • Gerry Diver – tin whistle
  • Owain Arwel Davies – choir arrangements, conductor
  • Stephen Sedgwick – engineer, mixing
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Robert Gordon McHarg III – art direction
  • Chris Musto – layout
  • Herbert Mason – cover photo

Track listing:

All lyrics by Damon Albarn; all music is composed by Damon Albarn, Tony Allen, Paul Simonon, Simon Tong and Tony Visconti.

  1. Introduction
  2. Merrie Land
  3. Gun to the Head
  4. Nineteen Seventeen
  5. The Great Fire
  6. Lady Boston
  7. Drifters & Trawlers
  8. The Truce of Twilight
  9. Ribbons
  10. The last Man to Leave
  11. The Poison Tree

On September 11, 1972.

On September 11, 1972, “Phillips” label released “Ekseption 5”, the fifth Ekseption studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Phonogramm Studios” in Hilversum, Holland, and was produced by Pieter Nieboer.

Personnel:

  • Rein van den Broek- trumpet, flugelhorn, valve trombone
  • Rick van der Linden– keyboards, piano, Hammond organ, spinet, synthesizer, arranger
  • Cor Dekker- bass guitar
  • Peter de Leeuwe– vocal, twelve strings guitar, drums
  • Dick Remelink– alto and tenor saxophone, flutes
  • Pieter Nieboer – engineer
  • Jan van Uden – design
  • Eric Wondergem g.v.n. – layout
  • VanClaude – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick van der Linden except where noted.

  1. Introduction – van Beethoven
  2. Siciliano – S. Bach
  3. Vivace – S. Bach
  4. For Example / For Sure – Keith Emerson, Rick van der Linden
  5. Virginal
  6. A La Turka – A. Mozart
  7. Midbar Session
  8. Pie
  9. My Son
  10. Finale

On July 28, 1992.

On July 28, 1992, “Verve” label released “Haunted Heart”, the fourth Charlie Haden’s Quartet West album. It was recorded in October 1991, at “Studio Plateforme” in Sète, and was produced by Charlie Haden and Hans Wendl.

Personnel:

  • Charlie Haden– bass
  • Ernie Watts- tenor saxophone
  • Alan Broadbent- piano
  • Larance Marable- drums
  • Billie Holiday(track 12), Jo Stafford (track 3), Jeri Southern (track 8) – vocals

Track listing:

  1.  Introduction- Max Steiner, Adolph Deutsch
  2. Hello My Lovely – Charlie Haden
  3. Haunted Heart – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  4. Dance of the Infidels – Bud Powell
  5. The Long Goodbye – Alan Broadbent
  6. Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish
  7. Lennie’s Pennies – Lennie Tristano
  8. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – Cole Porter
  9. Lady in the Lake – Alan Broadbent
  10. Segment – Charlie Parker
  11. The Bad and the Beautiful – David Raksin
  12. Deep Song – Douglass Cross, George Cory

 

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “Metal Blade” released “The Kindness of Strangers”, the third Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Neal Morse.

Personnel:

  • Neal Morse– lead vocals, piano, synths, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Alan Morse– vocals, electric guitar, cello, Mellotron
  • Dave Meros– vocals, bass guitar
  • Nick D’Virgilio– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Ryo Okumoto– Hammond organ, Mellotron

 Track listing:                                                  

All tracks by Neal Morse except where noted.

  1. The Good Don’t Last
  • Introduction
  • The Good Don’t Last
  • The Radiant Is
  1. In the Mouth of Madness
  2. Cakewalk on Easy Street
  3. June
  4. Strange World
  5. Harm’s Way
  6. Flow – Neal Morse, Tony Ray
  • True Believer
  • A Constant Flow of Sound
  • Into the Source

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

On June 24, 2004.

On June 24, 2003, “Blue Note” label released “Shades of Blue”, is a remix album by Madlib, on tracks from the archives of “Blue Note” label. It was recorded in 2003, at “The Bomb Shelter” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Madlib.

Personnel:

  • Madlib – beats, interpretation, remixing, turntables
  • Medaphoar – vocals
  • Bobby Hutcherson – vibraphone
  • Ahmad Miller – vibraphone
  • Dan Ubick – guitar
  • Morgan Adams III – organ
  • Joe McDuphrey – keyboards, organ, Fender Rhodes
  • Jeff Jank – bass, art direction, design
  • Malcolm Catto – drums
  • Otis Jackson, Jr. – drums
  • Yesterdays New Quintet
  • Dave Cooley – mastering
  • Gordon H. Jee – creative director
  • Zach Hochkeppel – product manager
  • Eli Wolf – executive producer
  • Peanut Butter Wolf – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Introduction
  2. Slim’s Return – Monk Higgins
  3. Distant Land – Donald Byrd
  4. Mystic Bounce – Ronnie Foster
  5. Stormy – Buddy Buie/ James Cobb / James B. Cobb Jr.
  6. Blue Note Interlude
  7. Please Set Me Easy
  8. Funky Blue Note
  9. Alfred Lion Interlude
  10. Stepping Into Tomorrow – Larry Mizell
  11. Andrew Hill Break – Andrew Hill
  12. Montara – Bobby Hutcherson
  13. Song for My Father – Horace Silver
  14. Footprints – Wayne Shorter
  15. Peace / Dolphin Dance – Herbie Hancock, Horace Silver
  16. Outro

On May 6, 2013.

On May 6, 2013, “Mercury” label released “Heart of Nowhere”, the fourth and final Noah and the Whale studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “British Grove Studios” in London, and was produced by Charlie Fink, Tom Hobden, Matt Owens, Fred Abbott and Michael Petulla.

Personnel:

  • Charlie Fink- vocals, guitar
  • Tom Hobden – violin, keys
  • Matt Owens – bass guitar
  • Fred Abbott – guitar, keys
  • Michael Petulla – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Charlie Fink.

  1. Introduction
  2. Heart of Nowhere
  3. All Through the Night
  4. Lifetime
  5. Silver and Gold
  6. One More Night
  7. Still After All These Years
  8. There Will Come a Time
  9. Now Is Exactly the Time
  10. Not Too Late

In October 1972.

In October 1972,“Dawn” label released “Made in England”, the fourth Atomic Rooster album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Vincent Crane.

Personnel:

  • Vincent Crane: Hammond organ, piano, ARP synthesizer, Fender piano
  • Chris Farlowe: vocals
  • Steve Bolton: guitars
  • Ric Parnell: drums, percussion, vocals
  • Bill Smith: bass
  • Doris Troy, Liza Strike: backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Time Take My Life – Vincent Crane
  2. Stand by Me – Vincent Crane
  3. Little Bit of Inner Air – Ric Parnell
  4. Don’t Know What Went Wrong – Vincent Crane
  5. Never to Lose – Steve Bolton
  6. Introduction – Vincent Crane
  7. Breathless – Vincent Crane
  8. Space Cowboy – Steve Bolton
  9. People You Can’t Trust – Vincent Crane
  10. All in Satan’s Name – Ric Parnell
  11. Close Your Eyes – Vincent Crane

 

In September 1973.

In September 1973, “Polydor” label released “Ten Years Are Gone”, the twenty-second John Mayall album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Mayall.

Personnel:

  • John Mayall- piano, guitar, harmonica, vocal
  • Freddy Robinson- guitar, vocal
  • Victor Gaskin- bass
  • Keef Hartley- drums
  • Sugarcane Harris- violin
  • Blue Mitchell– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Red Holloway- alto and tenor saxophone, flute

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mayall except where noted.

  1. Ten Years Are Gone
  2. Driving Till The Break of Day
  3. Drifting
  4. Better Pass You By
  5. California Campground
  6. Undecided – Freddy Robinson
  7. Good Looking Stranger
  8. I Still Care
  9. Don’t Hang Me Up
  10. Introduction
  11. Sitting Here Thinking
  12. Harmonica Free Form
  13. Burning Sun
  14. Dark of the Night