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On October 16, 1969.

On October 16, 1969, Lejzor Szmuel Czyż aka Leonard Chess died aged 52. He was a record company executive and the co-founder of Chess Records, home to John Lee Hooker, Little Walter, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, The Moonglows, The Flamingos, Jimmy Reed, and Sonny Boy Williamson. He was influential in the development of rock and roll, electric blues, and the Chicago blues scene.

On September 9, 2003.

On September 9, 2003, “Hyena” label released “No Escape from the Blues: The Electric Lady Sessions”, the 17th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in April 2003, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Vernon Reid.

Personnel:

  • James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar
  • Vernon Reid– guitar
  • Charles Burnham- violin
  • Leon Gruenbaum- piano, keyboards
  • David Barnes – harmonica
  • Mark Peterson – bass
  • Aubrey Dayle- drums
  • Queen Esther– vocals
  • Olu Dara- pocket trumpet
  • John Kruth- tambourine
  • Maya Smullyan Jenkins- tap

Track listing:

  1. Goin’ to New York – Mary Lee Reed
  2. Hustle Is On – Eddy H. Owens
  3. Who’s Been Talkin’ – Chester Burnett
  4. Ghetto Child – Johnny Copeland
  5. Are You Glad to Be in America – James Blood Ulmer
  6. You Know, I Know – John Lee Hooker
  7. Let the Good Times Roll – Earl King
  8. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  9. No Escape from the Blues – McKinley Morganfield, Charles Edward Williams
  10. Satisfy (Story of My Life) – James Blood Ulmer
  11. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones
  12. The Blues Had a Baby and Called It Rock N Roll – Brownie McGhee, McKinley Morganfield

 

In August 1978.

In August 1978, “Blue Sky” label released “White, Hot and Blue”, the 9th Johnny Winter album. It was recorded in 1978, at “The Schoolhouse”, and was produced by Johnny Winter.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Winter– vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Edgar Winter– vocals, keyboards, saxophone
  • Bobby Torello- drums
  • Isaac Payton Sweat – bass
  • Pat Rush- guitar
  • Pat Ramsey – harmonica
  • Tom Brock- mandolin

Track listing:

  1. Walkin’ by Myself – James A. Lane (k.a. Jimmy Rogers)
  2. Slidin’ In – Johnny Winter
  3. Divin’ Duck Blues – Sleepy John Estes
  4. One Step at a Time – Johnny Winter
  5. Nickel Blues – Johnny Winter
  6. Z. Rider – traditional
  7. Last Night – Walter Jacobs
  8. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  9. Honest I Do – Jimmy Reed

On August 1, 1983.

On August 1, 1983, “Geffen” label released “Everybody’s Rockin’”, the 13th Neil Young studio album. It was recorded April – May 1983, at “Modern Recorders” in Redwood City, California, and was produced by Elliot Mazer and Neil Young.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – vocals, piano, guitar, harmonica

The Shocking Pinks

  • Larry Byrom– piano, backing vocals
  • Anthony Crawford– backing vocals
  • Tim Drummond– upright bass
  • Karl Himmel – snare drum –
  • Ben Keith– alto saxophone, lead guitar
  • Rick Palombi – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. Betty Lou’s Got a New Pair of Shoes – Bobby Freeman
  2. Rainin’ in My Heart – Slim Harpo, Jerry West
  3. Payola Blues – Ben Keith, Neil Young
  4. Wonderin’
  5. Kinda Fonda Wanda – Tim Drummond, Neil Young
  6. Jellyroll Man
  7. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  8. Cry, Cry, Cry
  9. Mystery Train – Junior Parker, Sam Phillips
  10. Everybody’s Rockin’

On May 15, 2015.

On May 15, 2015, “ArtisteXclusive” label released “Blue Room”, the tenth Ana Popović album. It was recorded November 2014 – January 2015, at “Archer Music” and “Arts Studio” in Memphis, TN, and was produced by Jim Gaines.

Personnel:

  • Ana Popović – vocals, acoustic, rhythm, slide and electric guitar
  • Milutin Popović – vocals, acoustic, rhythm and electric guitar
  • Rick Steff– keyboards
  • Harold Smith – rhythm guitar
  • Steve Potts – drums
  • Dave Smith – bass
  • Donald Hayes – strings
  • Deborah Winey, Susan Marshall– backing vocals
  • Jim Gaines – mixing, recording, engineering
  • Brad Blackwood- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Catfish Blues – Robert Petway
  2. I’m Losing You – John Lennon
  3. Evening Shadows – Van Morrison, Acker Bilk
  4. Grant Spivey – Victoria Spivey
  5. Somebody – John Brannen, Jack Tempchin
  6. Did Somebody Make a Fool Out of You – Tony Joe White
  7. We Used to Know – Ian Anderson
  8. Rainy Night in Georgia – Tony Joe White
  9. Red River Blues – Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
  10. Baby What’s Wrong – Jimmy Reed
  11. Tupelo – John Lee Hooker

On August 24, 1970.

On August 24, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Spirit in the Dark”, the seventeenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded May – October 1969, March 1970, and was produced by Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin and Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals, piano
  • Dave Crawford– organ
  • Buzz Feiten– guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Jimmy O’Rourke – guitar
  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Duane Allman– guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • Tommy McClure – bass guitar
  • Harold “Hog” Cowart – bass guitar
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Sammy Creason– drums
  • Ron Ziegler – drums
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Ray Lucas – drums
  • The Sweet Inspirations– background vocals
  • Wylene Ivy – background vocals
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Almeda Lattimore – background vocals
  • Pat Lewis– background vocals
  • Evelyn Green – background vocals
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • Jim Dickinson– additional keyboards
  • Michael Utley– additional keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– additional keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Play That Song – Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson
  2. The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday’s Kiss) – Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins
  3. Pullin’ – Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe
  4. You and Me – Aretha Franklin
  5. Honest I Do – Jimmy Reed, Ewart Abner
  6. Spirit in the Dark – Aretha Franklin
  7. When the Battle Is Over- Jessie Hill,  John
  8. One Way Ticket – Jessie Hill,  John
  9. Try Matty’s – Aretha Franklin
  10. That’s All I Want from You – Fritz Rotter
  11. Oh No Not My Baby – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  12. Why I Sing the Blues – B. King, Dave Clark

In January 1967.

In January 1967, “RCA Victor” label released the self-titled, debut Youngbloods  album. It was recorded in 1966, at “RCA Victor’s Studio B” in New York City, and was produced by Felix Pappalardi.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Colin Young– lead vocals, bass, rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Corbitt– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Lowell “Banana” Levinger – lead guitar, electric piano
  • Joe Bauer – drums, percussion
  • George Ricci – cello
  • Bob Cullen – recording supervision
  • Mike Moran – engineer
  • Mickey Crofford – engineer
  • Ray Hall – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Grizzly Bear – Jerry Corbitt
  2. All Over the World (La-La) – Jerry Corbitt
  3. Statesboro Blues – Blind Willie McTell
  4. Get Together – Chet Powers
  5. One Note Man – Paul Arnoldi
  6. The Other Side of This Life – Fred Neil
  7. Tears Are Falling – Jesse Colin Young
  8. Four in the Morning – George Remailly
  9. Foolin’ Around (The Waltz) – Jesse Colin Young
  10. Ain’t That Lovin’ You – Jimmy Reed
  11. C. Rider – Mississippi John Hurt

On July 8, 2008.

On July 8, 2008, “Blue Engine” label released “Two Men with the Blues”, album by Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis. It was recorded on January 12 – 13, 2007, at “Lincoln Center” in New York City, and was produced by Delfeayo Marsalis.

Personnel:

  • Wynton Marsalis– vocals, trumpet
  • Willie Nelson– vocals, guitar
  • Walter Blanding – saxophone
  • Carlos Henriquez – bass
  • Dan Nimmer– piano
  • Mickey Raphael– harmonica
  • Ali Jackson– drums

Track listing:

  1. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  2. Night Life – Willie Nelson
  3. Caldonia – Fleecie Moore
  4. Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael
  5. Basin Street Blues – Spencer Williams
  6. Georgia on My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  7. Rainy Day Blues – Willie Nelson
  8. My Bucket’s Got a Hole in It – Clarence Williams
  9. Ain’t Nobody’s Business – Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins
  10. That’s All – Merle Travis
  11. Down by the Riverside

 

On May 30, 2006.

On May 30, 2006, “Eagle” label released “The Hard Stuff”, the thirteenth George Thorogood and the Destroyers studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Jim Gaines, Jim Suhler, Bill Blough, George Thorogood, Jeff Simon, Buddy Leach and  Tom Hambridge.

Personnel:

  • George Thorogood– guitar, vocals
  • Jim Suhler– guitar
  • Bill Blough – bass
  • Jeff Simon – drums
  • Buddy Leach – saxophone
  • Rick Steff– accordion, piano
  • Shawn Berman – engineer
  • Leon Zervos– mastering
  • Joshua Blanchard, Jason Gillespie, Jay Goin, Adam Hill – assistant engineers
  • Henry Marquez – art direction
  • Chris Cuffaro – photography
  • Steve Morse– liner notes

Track listing:

  1. The Hard Stuff – George Thorogood, Jim Suhler, Tom Hambridge
  2. Hello Josephine – Dave Bartholomew, Antoine “Fats” Domino Jr.
  3. Moving – Chester Arthur Burnett
  4. I Got My Eyes On You – Mike Morgan
  5. I Didn’t Know – George Thorogood, Tom Hambridge
  6. Any Town U.S.A. – George Thorogood, Jim Suhler, Tom Hambridge
  7. Little Rain – Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed
  8. Cool It! – Jim Suhler
  9. Love Doctor – Richard Fleming, Tom Hambridge
  10. Dynaflow Blues – Johnny Shines
  11. Rock Party – Holland K. Smith
  12. Drifter’s Escape – Bob Dylan
  13. Give Me Back My Wig – Theodore Roosevelt “Hound Dog” Taylor
  14. Takin’ Care Of Business – Rudy Toombs
  15. Huckle Up Baby – Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker

On December 2, 2016.

On December 2, 2016, “Polydor” label released “Blue & Lonesome”, the 23rd Rolling Stones album. It was recorded in December 2015, at “British Grove Studios” and was produced by Don Was and The Glimmer Twins. It is the band’s first album to feature only cover songs. The album won “Album of the Year” at the “2017 Jazz FM Awards”. “Blue & Lonesome” was certified Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 2 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– vocals, harmonica
  • Keith Richards– electric guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– electric guitar
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Eric Clapton– slide guitar; lead electric guitar
  • Darryl Jones– bass
  • Matt Clifford, Chuck Leavell– keyboards
  • Jim Keltner– percussion
  • Andy Cook, Jason Elliott, Derrick Stockwell – assistant enginer
  • Richard Havers – liner notes
  • Stephen Marcussen, Ron McMaster – mastering
  • Krish Sharma – engineer, mixer
  • Pierre de Beauport – crew chief
  • Don McAulay – drum technician

Track listing:

  1. Just Your Fool – Buddy Johnson
  2. Commit a Crime – Howlin’ Wolf
  3. Blue and Lonesome – Little Walter
  4. All of Your Love – Magic Sam
  5. I Gotta Go – Little Walter
  6. Everybody Knows About My Good Thing – Miles Grayson, Lermon Horton
  7. Ride ‘Em on Down – Eddie Taylor
  8. Hate to See You Go – Little Walter
  9. Hoo Doo Blues – Otis Hicks, Jerry West
  10. Little Rain – Ewart G.Abner Jr., Jimmy Reed
  11. Just Like I Treat You – Willie Dixon
  12. I Can’t Quit You Baby – Willie Dixon