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On March 22, 1994.

On March 22, 1994, Daniel Earl Hartman died aged 43. He was musician (guitar, bass guitar, keyboards), singer, songwriter and music producer. As songwriter, musician and producer he collaborated with many musicians and bands including The Edgar Winter Group, James Brown, the Plasmatics, Steve Winwood, Time Bandits, Paul King, Joe Cocker, Tina Turner, Holly Johnson, Take That, Dusty Springfield, Bonnie Tyler, Living in a Box and Paul Young. As leader Hartman released eight albums.

On February 1, 2019.

On February 1, 2019, “PIAS” label released “Five”, the fifth White Lies album. It was recorded in 2018 and was produced by Ed Buller and Flood.

Personnel:

  • Harry McVeigh – lead vocals, guitar
  • Charles Cave – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jack Lawrence-Brown – drums
  • James Brown – engineering
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • Casey Roarty – design, art direction

Track listing:

  1. Time to Give
  2. Never Alone
  3. Finish Line
  4. Kick Me
  5. Tokyo
  6. Jo?
  7. Denial
  8. Believe It
  9. Fire and Wings

In December 1965.

In December 1965, “Pacific Jazz” label released “Feelin’ Kinda Blues”, the fourth Gerald Wilson (Gerald Wilson Orchestra) album. It was recorded November – December 1965, at “United Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Gerald Wilson – arranger, conductor
  • Bobby Bryant, Jules Chaikin, Freddie Hill, Nat Meeks, Melvin Moore, Al Porcino – trumpet
  • Bob Edmondson, John Ewing, Lester Robertson – trombone
  • Fred Murell – bass trombone
  • Curtis Amy – soprano saxophone
  • Anthony Ortega – alto saxophone, flute, piccolo
  • Teddy Edwards, Harold Land – tenor saxophone
  • Jack Nimitz – baritone saxophone
  • Phil Moore III – piano
  • Don Randi – organ
  • Dennis Budimir – guitar
  • Buddy Woodson – bass
  • Victor Feldman – vibraphone
  • Mel Lee – drums
  • Modesto Duran, Bones Howe, Adolfo Valdes – percussion

Track listing:

  1. When I’m Feeling Kinda Blue – Gerald Wilson
  2. Freddie Freeloader – Miles Davis
  3. Do Anything You Wanna – Harold Betters, Carl Ramsey
  4. Yesterday – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Watermelon Man – Herbie Hancock
  6. Yeh Yeh – Rodgers Grant, Pat Patrick, Jon Hendricks
  7. One On the House – Harry James, Ernie Wilkins
  8. I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
  9. I Concentrate on You – Cole Porter
  10. Well Son Shuffle – Mike Barone

On December 18, 1983.

On December 18, 1983, Jimmy Nolen died aged 49. He was musician (guitar), known for his distinctive “chicken scratch” guitar playing style. Nolan was member of the Jimmy Wilson band, Johnny Otis band, George “Harmonica” Smith backing band, in 1959 he formed his own band The Jimmy Nolan Band, but was best known as the lead guitarist in James Brown band form 1965 until his dead. In its survey of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” magazine “Mojo” ranks Nolen at number twelve.  

In December 1976.

In December 1976, “Polydor” label released “Bodyheat”, the 44th James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “810 Seventh Avenue” in New Yorjk City, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown, vocals, arranger
  • Virginia Team – cover art, design

Track listing:

  1. Bodyheat – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  2. Woman – James Brown
  3. Kiss in 99’ – “Sweet” Charles Sgerrell
  4. I’m Satisfied – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  5. What the World Needs Now Is Love – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  6. Wake Up and Give Yourself a Chance – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown
  7. Don’t Tell It – Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown, Yamma Brown

In December 1968.

In December 1968, “King Records” released “Thinking About Little Willie John and a Few Nice Things”, the 21st James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by James Brown. The album was tribute to Little Willie John, R&B singer from the mid-1950s to the 1960s, who died earlier same year.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals
  • The Dapps
  • New York Studio Orchestra
  • Ron Lenhoff – engineer
  • W. Hughes – design
  • E. Speedy Brown – photography
  • Bud Hobgood – production manager

Track listing:

  1. Talk to Me, Talk to Me – Joe Seneca
  2. Suffering With the Blues – Lloyd Pemberton, Teddy Conyers
  3. Cottage for Sale – Larry Conley, Willard Robison
  4. Billy Bailey – traditional
  5. Home at Least – Rudy Toombs
  6. Heart Break (It’s Hurtin’ Me) – Jon Thomas, Carlee Hoyle
  7. What Kind of Man – James Brown, Bud Hobgood, Eddie Setser, Troy Seals
  8. A Note or Two Pt. I – James Brown, Bud Hobgood
  9. I’ll lose My Mind – James Brown, Bud Hobgood, Bobby Byrd
  10. Fat Eddie – James Brown, Bud Hobgood, Ron Lenhoff
  11. You gave My Heart a Song to Sing – James Brown, Bud Hobgood, Bobby Byrd
  12. A Note Or Two Pt. II – James Brown, Bud Hobgood

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Polydor” label released “Hot Pants”, the 32nd James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1971 and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals
  • Bobby Byrd- vocals, organ, tambourine
  • Hearlon Cheese Martin, Robert Lee Coleman – guitar
  • Fred Thomas- bass
  • Clair Pinckney- tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Parker – alto saxophone
  • Fred Wesley- trombone
  • Jerone Jasaan Sanford, Russell Crimes – trumpet
  • Johnny Griggs – congas
  • John “Jabo” Starks- drums

Track listing:

 All tracks by James Brown except where noted. “Blues & Pants” by James Brown and Fred Westley (Fred Wesley)

  1. Blues & Pants – James Brown, Fred Wesley
  2. Can’t Stand It
  3. Escape-ism Pt.1
  4. Escape-ism Pt.2
  5. Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants)

In August 1969.

In August 1969, “King” label released “The Popcorn”, the 25th James Brown. It was recorded in 1969 and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals, piano, organ, drums, conductor
  • Alfred Ellis – arrangements, music director
  • Dave Harrison, Ron Lenhoff – recording engineer
  • Bud Hobgood – production manager
  • Hal Neely – sleeve notes
  • Dan Quest – cover art
  • Mahew Studios – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Popcorn – James Brown
  2. Why Am I Treated So Bad – Roebuck Staples
  3. In the Middle, Pt. 1 & 2 – Alfred Ellis, Bud Hobgood
  4. Soul Pride, Pt. 1 & 2 – James Brown, Alfred Ellis
  5. A New Shift – Alfred Ellis
  6. Sudsy – James Brown, Alfred Ellis
  7. The Chicken – Alfred Ellis
  8. The Chase – James Brown, Bud Hobgood

 

On August 11, 2014.

On August 11, 2014, “Nettwerk Music Group” label released “I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss”, the tenth Sinéad O’Connor studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by John Reynolds.

Personnel:

  • Sinéad O’Connor – vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • John Reynolds– drums, keyboards, programming
  • Clare Kenny– bass guitar
  • Graham Kearns, Justin Adams– guitar
  • Graham Henderson, Tim Oliver – keyboards
  • Brook Supple – acoustic guitar
  • Tim Oliver, Brian Eno– keyboards
  • Rubert Cobb, Fred Gibson – trumpet
  • Caroline Dale– cello
  • Seun Kuti – saxophone
  • Ruby Reynolds – piano

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sinéad O’Connor, all music as noted.

  1. How About I Be Me – Sinéad O’Connor, Kemar McGregor
  2. Dense Water Deeper Down – Sinéad O’Connor
  3. Kisses Like Mine – Sinéad O’Connor
  4. Your Green Jacket – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds
  5. The Vishnu Room – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Graham Kearns
  6. The Voice of My Doctor – Sinéad O’Connor, Don Baker
  7. Harbour – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Graham Kearns
  8. James Brown – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Justin Adams
  9. 8 Good Reasons – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Graham Kearns
  10. Take Me to the Church – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Graham Kearns
  11. Where Have You Been – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds
  12. Streetcars – Sinéad O’Connor, Graham Henderson

 

In June 1970.

 

In June 1970, ‘King” label released “It’s a New Day – Let a Man Come In”, the 29th James Brown studio album. It was recorded 1969 – 1970, at “King Studios” in Cincinnati, Ohio, “Paramount Studios” in Los Angels, “Galo Studios” in NY, “Criteria Studios” in Miami, “Harmony Studios” in Los Angels, and was produced by James Brown.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocal
  • Maceo Parker – alto saxophone
  • Pee Wee Ellis – alto saxophone
  • Fred Wesley – trombone
  • Eldee Williams – trumpet
  • Joe Davis – trumpet
  • Allen De Rienzo – trumpet
  • Conte Candoli – trumpet
  • Paula Hibbs-Rines – trumpet
  • Richard Griffith – trumpet
  • Waymon Reed – trumpet
  • Henry Sigismonti – French horn
  • William Hinshaw – French horn
  • Don Rand – organ
  • Nat Jones – piano, drums
  • James Vaughan – piano
  • St – Clair Pinckney – bass
  • Bob West – bass
  • ‘Sweet’ Charles Sherrell – electric bass
  • Bernard Purdie – drums
  • John Starks – drums
  • Clyde Stubbelfield – drums
  • Melvin Parker – drums
  • Ben Barrett – drums
  • Beau Dollar – drums
  • Wallace Richardson – guitar
  • Alfonzo Kellum – guitar
  • Kenny Poole – guitar
  • Jimmy Nolen – guitar
  • Sammy Lowe – arranger, conductor
  • Nat Jones – conductor
  • David K. Mathews – orchestration
  • Ron Lenhoff – engineer
  • Bud Hobgood – editing
  • Ron Lenhoff – editing
  • Dan Quest Studio – design

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown, except where noted.

  1. It’s a New Day, Pts. 1 & 2
  2. Let a Man Come In and Do the Popcorn Pts. 1 & 2
  3. World Pts. 1 & 2
  4. Georgia On My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  5. It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World
  6. Give It Up or Turn It a Loose – Charles Bobbit
  7. If I Ruled the World – Cyril Ornadel, Leslie Bricusse
  8. The Man in the Glass Pt. 1 – Bub Hobgood
  9. I’m Not Demanding Pt. 1 – James Brown, Bub Hobgood