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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

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Columbia” label released “Easy Does It”, the third Al Kooper album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – piano, organ, guitars, ondioline, sitar, vibraphone, prepared guitar, electronic effects, vocals
  • Stu Woods – electric bass, backing vocal
  • Rick Marotta– drums, backing vocal
  • David Bromberg– pedal steel, guitar
  • Tom Cosgrove, Louie Shelton, Stu Scharf, Joe Beck, Tommy Tedesco, Keith Allison, Freddie Weller, Wayne Moss, Charlie Daniels– guitar
  • Lyle Ritz, John Miller, Joe Osborn, Charlie McCoy– electric bass
  • Earl Palmer, Joe Corero, Jr, Ken Buttrey, Al Rogers – drums
  • Larry Knechtel– piano
  • Fred Lipisus – tenor saxophone
  • Peter Ivers– harmonica
  • George Devens – percussion
  • Milt Holland– tabla
  • Pete Drake– pedal steel
  • The Blossoms– backing vocal
  • Bobby Colomby– congas
  • Charlie Calello– string and horn arrangements
  • Jackson Marlie – vocals
  • Jimmie Haskell– arrangements and conductor
  • Don Puluse, Neil Wilburn, Stan Tonkel, Sy Mitchell, Tim Geelan – engineers
  • Mike Ruschack – mastering engineer
  • Stan Weiss – remix engineer

Track listing:

  1. Brand New Day – Al Kooper
  2. Piano Solo Introduction to I Got a Woman
  3. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
  4. Country Road – James Taylor
  5. I Bought You the Shoes (You’re Walking Away In) – Bob Brass, Irwin Levine, Kooper
  6. Introduction
  7. Easy Does It – Al Kooper
  8. Buckskin Boy – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello
  9. Love Theme from The Landlord – Al Kooper
  10. Sad, Sad Sunshine – Al Kooper
  11. Let the Duchess No – John Gregory, Jim Roberts
  12. She Gets Me Where I Live – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello
  13. A Rose and a Baby Ruth – D. Loudermilk
  14. Baby, Please Don’t Go – Big Joe Williams
  15. God Sheds His Grace on Thee – Al Kooper, Charlie Calello

In June 1972.

In June 1972, “Electrocord” label released “Those Who Gave Us the Name”, the debut Phoenix  album. The album cover art was by by Valeriu Sepi.

Personnel:

  • Nicolae Covaci- guitar, double six, flute, percussion, vocals
  • Mircea Baniciu- vocals, guitar percussion
  • Iosif Kappl- bass guitar, violin, percussion, vocals
  • Costin Petrescu – drums
  • Valeriu Sepi- percussion

Track listing:

All music by Nicolae Covaci and Josef Kappl, all lyrics by George Topârceanu and Victor Cârcu.

Part A:

  1. Cycle seasons
  2. Prelude

– A sheep

– Game time

  1. Spring

– Introduction

– Păpăruga

  1. Summer
  2. Fall
  3. It’s winter

– Introduction

– Game goats

  1. Wedding

Part B:

  1. Negru Voda – Ballad
  2. Pseudo-Morgana

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “RCA Victor” label released “Aerial Pandemonium Ballet”, the seventh Harry Nilsson studio album. It was recorded 1966-1968, with new vocals and remixes in 1971, and was produced by Harry Nilsson and Rick Jarrard. This was one of the first-ever remix albums.

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Nilsson except where noted

  1. Introduction
  2. 1941
  3. Daddy’s Song
  4. Richland’s Favorite Song
  5. Good Old Desk
  6. Everybody’s Talkin
  7. Bath
  8. River Deep – Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  9. Sleep Late, My Lady Friend
  10. Don’t Leave Me
  11. Without Her
  12. Together
  13. One
  14. Closing

In March 1977.

In January 1977, “Chrysalis” label released “Something Magic”, the ninth Procol Harum album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Pete Solley, Chris Copping, B.J.Wilson, Mick Grabham, Gary Brooker, Keith Reid, Ron Albert and Howie Albert

Personnel:

  • Pete Solley– organ and synthesisers
  • Chris Copping– bass guitar
  • J. Wilson– drums
  • Mick Grabham– guitar
  • Gary Brooker– piano and vocals
  • Keith Reid– lyrics

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Brooker and Keith Reid except where noted.

  1.  Something Magic
  2. Skating on Thin Ice
  3. Wizard Man
  4. The Mark of the Claw – Mick Grabham, Keith Reid
  5. Stranger in Space
  6. The Worm & the Tree – Part One
  7. Introduction
  8. Menace
  9. Occupation
  10. The Worm & the Tree – Part Two
  • Enervation
  • Expectancy
  • Battle

11. The Worm & the Tree – Part Three

  • Regeneration
  • Epilogue