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On June 29, 2015.

On June 29, 2015, “Reprise” label released “The Monsanto Years”, the 40th Neil Young album. On the album, Young is accompanied by the band Promise of the Real. It was recorded January – February 2015, at “Teatro Theater” in Oxnard, California, and was produced by Neil Young and John Hanion.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young– vocals, guitar, production, cover design
  • Anthony Logerfo – drums, cover design
  • Corey McCormick – bass guitar, backing vocals, cover design
  • Tato Melgar – percussion, cover design
  • Lukas Nelson– guitar, backing vocals, cover design
  • Micah Nelson– electric guitar, electric charango, backing vocals, cover painting, DVD label art, cover design
  • John Hanlon– engineering
  • Jeff Pinn – engineering
  • Jimmy Sloan – assistant engineering, production coordination
  • Johnnie Burik – assistant engineering
  • Alberto Hernandez – assistant engineering
  • John Hausmann – stage and monitor engineering
  • Chris Kasych – stage and monitor engineering
  • Keith “Moby” Lanoux – guitar tech
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Gary Burden – art direction
  • Howard Chandler Christy– booklet painting
  • Jenice Heo – art direction
  • Eric Johnson – cover art, lettering
  • Other Shoe Photography – booklet cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. A New Day for Love
  2. Wolf Moon
  3. People Want to Hear About Love
  4. Big Box
  5. A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop
  6. Workin’ Man
  7. Rules of Change
  8. Monsanto Years
  9. If I Don’t Know

On March 19, 1979.

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On March 19, 1979, “Brother / Caribou / CBS” label released “L.A. (Light Album)”, the 23rd Beach Boys album. It was recorded July 1978 – January 1979, and was produced by Bruce Johnston, The Beach Boys and James William Guercio.

Personnel:

  • Mike Love- lead, harmony and backing vocals, orchestral arrangements
  • Brian Wilson- harmony and backing vocals, piano
  • Carl Wilson- lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar
  • Al Jardine- lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Dennis Wilson- lead, harmony and backing vocals, drums, percussion
  • Bruce Johnston- harmony and backing vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Ed Carter – guitar, bass guitar
  • Carlos Munoz – piano
  • Bobby Figueroa – drums
  • Sterling Smith – harpsichord
  • Phil Shenale – oberheim
  • Jim Guercio- bass guitar
  • Gary Mallaber- drums
  • Ritchie Zito – guitar
  • Mike Baird- drums
  • Joel Peskin – alto saxophone solo
  • Jimmy Lyons- alto saxophone solos
  • Mike Meros – clavinet
  • Bob Esty – synthesizer
  • Wah Wah Watson- guitar
  • Joe Chemay – bass guitar
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Victor Feldman- percussion
  • Ron Altbach – keyboards
  • Bill Fletcher – engineer
  • Chuck Britz – engineer
  • Joel Moss – engineer
  • Earle Mankey – engineer
  • Tom Murphy – engineer
  • Curt Becher- co-producer, engineer
  • Chuck Leary – engineer
  • Greg Venable – engineer
  • Jeff Guercio – engineer
  • John Hanlon- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Good Timin’ – Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson
  2. Lady Lynda – Johan Sebastian Bach, arr. by Al Jardine, Ron Altbach
  3. Full Sail – Carl Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  4. Angel Come Home – Carl Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  5. Love Surrounds Me – Dennis Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  6. Sumahama – Mike Love
  7. Here Comes the Night – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  8. Baby Blue – Dennis Wilson, Gregg Jakobson, Karen Lamm
  9. Goin’ South – Carl Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  10. Shortenin’ Bread – traditional, arr. by Brian Wilson