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In August 1986.

In August 1986, “RCA” label released “Three Hearts in the Happy Ending Machine”, the second Daryl Hall studio album. It was recorded October 1985 – May 1986, and was produced by Daryl Hall, David A. Stewart and Tom “T-Bone” Wolk.

Personnel:

  • Daryl Hall – lead and backing vocals, guitar, mandolin, keyboards, drum programming
  • Ric Morcombe – guitar
  • G.E. Smith – guitar
  • Jamie West-Oram – guitar
  • David A. Stewart – guitar, drum programming
  • Robbie McIntosh – guitar
  • Robbie Kilgore – keyboards
  • Mike Klvana – keyboards, Synclavier programming
  • Patrick Seymour – keyboards, E-mu Emulator II sampling
  • Stephen Gillifant – E-mu Emulator II sampling
  • Tom “T-Bone” Wolk – bass guitar, guitar, mandolin
  • Tony Beard – drums, additional percussion
  • Michel De La Porte – percussion
  • Steve Ferrone – additional percussion
  • Olle Romo – additional percussion
  • Jimmy Bralower – drum programming
  • Manu Guiot – drum programming, engineer
  • Steve Harvey – drum programming
  • Bob Riley – drum programming
  • Lenny Pickett – saxophone
  • Dick Morrissey – saxophone solo
  • Michael Kamen – string arrangements, conductor
  • June Montana – additional backing vocals
  • Kate St. John – additional backing vocals
  • Bob Geldof – additional backing vocals
  • Joni Mitchell – additional backing vocals
  • Frank Filipetti – engineer
  • Jon Bavin – engineer
  • Frederick Defaye, Serge Pauchard – engineer assistant
  • Stephen Gallifent, Dick Beetham, Tim Burrell, Noah Baron, Ken Steiger, Paul Hamingson – engineer assistant
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jeb Brien, Joe Stelmach – art direction, design
  • Cheryl Winser – hand tinting
  • Paul Elledge – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Daryl Hall, except where noted.

  1. Dreamer – Daryl Hall, John Beeby
  2. Only a Vision
  3. I Wasn’t Born Yesterday – Daryl Hall, David A. Stewart, Sara Allen
  4. Someone Like You
  5. Next Step – Daryl Hall, Tom “T-Bone” Wolk, Arthur Baker
  6. For You – Daryl Hall, Tom “T-Bone” Wolk
  7. Foolish Pride
  8. Right as Rain
  9. Let It Out – Daryl Hall, David A. Stewart
  10. What’s Gonna Happen to Us

IN August 1981.

In August 1981, “Fool Moon” and “Epic” labels released “The Innocent Age”, the seventh Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Northstar Studios” in Boulder, CO, “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, CO, “Rudy Records” and “Wally Heider Studios” in Hollywood, “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, “Record Plant” in Sausalito, CA,  and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and Marty Lewis.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, tambourine, piano, electric piano, synthesizer, bass, sitar, percussion, bells, arranger, photography
  • Al Perkins – pedal steel guitars
  • Marty Lewis – tambourine
  • Mike Utley – piano
  • Joni Mitchell – vocals
  • Emmylou Harris – vocals
  • Heart Of Darkness Chorale – vocals
  • Richie Furay – harmony vocals
  • Mike Brewer – harmony vocals
  • Kenny Passarelli – bass
  • Norbert Putnam – basss
  • Jimmie Fadden – harmonica
  • Don Alias – African drums, Quido, congas, shaker, cowbell
  • Russ Kinkel – drums, percussion, cymbal
  • Motor City Marty – percussion
  • Joe Lala – congas, cymbal
  • Michael Brecker – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Tom Scott – tenor saxophone
  • Jerry Hey – piccolo flute, trumpet 
  • David Duke – French horn
  • The UCLA Band – orchestra
  • Sid Sharp – violin
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Glen Spreen – brass arrangements
  • Lawrence Fogelberg – arrangements
  • Marty Lewis – engineer, mixing
  • Kosh – design
  • Andy Katz – photography
  • David Awells – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg, except where noted.

  1. Nexus
  2. The Innocent Age
  3. The Sand and the Foam
  4. In the Passage
  5. Lost in the Sun
  6. Run for the Roses
  7. Leader of the Band
  8. Same Old Lang Syne
  9. Stolen Moments
  10. The Lion’s Share
  11. Only the Heart May Know
  12. The Reach
  13. Aireshire Lament
  14. Times Like These
  15. Hard to Say
  16. Empty Cages – Dan Fogelberg, Russ Kinkel, Norbert Putham, Michael Utley
  17. Ghost

On September 21, 1987.

On September 21, 1987, John Francis Anthony “Jaco” Pastorius III died aged 35. He was a musician (bass), a member of Weather Report (1976 – 1981). Regarded as one of the best world bass players, he worked and recorded with Joni Mitchell, Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock, Randy Bernsen, Little Beaver, Ira Sullivan,  Albert Mangelsdorff, Ian Hunter, Airto Moreira, Tom Scott, Flora Purim,  Cockrell & Santos, Michel Colombier, Manolo Badrena, Michel Polnareff, Bob Mintzer, Brian Melvin, Jimmy Cliff, Brian Melvin Trio, and Mike Stern. In 2006 Pastorius was voted “The Greatest Bass Player Who Has Ever Lived” by readers in Bass Guitar magazine, and was inducted in the Down Beat “Hall of Fame”. During his lifetime Pastorius released four albums as a leader.

On August 26, 2004.

On August 26, 2004, David Myers died aged 90. He was photographer and cinematographer known for his documentaries on popular music and musicians, such as the documentary on “Woodstock” festival, “Johnny Cash in San Quentin”, “Elvis on Tour”, “Mad Dogs & Englishmen” (Joe Cocker), “Soul to Soul”, “Wattstax”, “Let the Good Times Roll”, “Save the Children”, “The Grateful Dead”, “The Last Waltz”, “Rust Never Sleeps” (Neil Young & the Crazy Horse), “Shadows and Light” (Joni Mitchell), and “Cracked Actor: A Film About David Bowie”.

On June 21, 2019.

On June 21, 2019, Elliot Rabinowitz aka Elliot Roberts died aged 76. He was a music manager and record executive, managing Tom Petty, Tracy Chapman, Bob Dylan, and The Cars, best known for helping to start and develop the careers of Neil Young (whom he managed for over fifty years) and Joni Mitchell.

On May 24, 2019.

On May 24, 2019, “étienne” and “BMG” labels released “California Son”, the twelfth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded July – August 2018, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey– lead vocals
  • Steve Aho – orchestration, music copying, musician contractor
  • Boz Boorer– acoustic guitar, electric rhythm guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
  • Joe Chiccarelli– recording, mixing, stylophone, drum programming
  • Roger Manning – electric piano, synthesisers, keyboards, backing vocals, string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Zac Rae– organ, upright piano, keyboards
  • Gustavo Manzur – synthesisers, accordion
  • Jesse Tobias– electric guitar, 12-string electric guitar, slide guitar, electric rhythm guitar, fuzz guitar, electric baritone guitar, backbeat guitar, acoustic guitar, ebow guitar
  • Dave Levita – acoustic guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • Matthew Ira Walker – drums, drum programming
  • Valerie Pinkston – group vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – group vocals
  • Brigette Bryant – group vocals
  • Ed Droste– backing vocals
  • Billie Joe Armstrong– backing vocals
  • Ariel Engle– backing vocals
  • Sameer Gadhia– backing vocals
  • Petra Haden– backing vocals
  • LP– additional vocals
  • Lydia Night– backing vocals
  • Little Willie Iniesta – vocals, dog barking
  • Bill Mims – recording
  • Chris Dugan – additional engineering
  • Tim Kvasnosky– additional engineering
  • Marcus Paquin – additional engineering
  • Ryan Freeland – mixing
  • Ken Sluiter – mixing
  • Chris Allgood – mastering
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Lars Fox – digital editing
  • Liam Lynch – art, design
  • Michael Muller – front photography photography

Track listing:

  1. Morning Starship – Jobriath
  2. Don’t interrupt the Sorrow – Joni Mitchell
  3. Only a Pawn in Their Game – Bob Dylan
  4. Suffer the Little Children – Buffy Sainte – Marie
  5. Days of Decision – Phil Ochs
  6. It’s Over – Roy Orbison, Bill Dees
  7. Wedding Bell Blues – Laura Nyro
  8. Loneliness Remembers What happiness Forgets – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. Lady Willpower – Jerry Fuller
  10. When You Close Your Eyes – Carly Simon, Billy Mernit
  11. Lenny’s Tune – Tim Hardin
  12. Some Say I Got the Devil – Melanie Safka

 

On March 26, 2008.

On March 26, 2008,  “Half Note” label released “The Delirium Blues Project: Serve or Suffer”, first album released by Roseanna Vitro and Kenny Werner. It was recorded in August 2007, at “Blue Note” in New York City, and was produced by Jeffrey Levenson.

Personnel:

  • Roseanna Vitro– vocals, arrangements
  • Kenny Werner– keyboards, arrangements
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • James Carter– tenor saxophone
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Geoff Countryman– baritone saxophone
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • John Pattitucci– acoustic and electric bass
  • Rocky Bryant – drums

Track listing:

  1. What Is Hip? – Emilio Castillo, John David Garibaldi, Stephen M. Kupka
  2. Goodnight Nelda Grebe, the Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off – Tracy Nelson
  3. Blue – Gildo Mahones, Jon Hendricks
  4. Be Cool – Joni Mitchell
  5. Half Moon – Janis Joplin
  6. In the Dark – Lillian “Lil” Green
  7. Cheater Man – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  8. Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy – Mose Allison
  9. Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down – Eric Bibb, Maria Muldaur

On January 27, 2017.

On January 27, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau”, album by Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau. It was recorded December 30, 2015 – January 2–3, 2016, at “Avatar Studios’ in New York City, and was produced by Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Chris Thile– vocals, mandolin
  • Brad Mehldau– vocals, piano

Track listing:

  1. The Old Shade Tree – Brad Mehldau, Chris Thile
  2. Tallahassee Junction – Brad Mehldau
  3. Scarlet Town – David Rawlings, Gillian Welch
  4. I Cover the Waterfront – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman
  5. Independence Day – Elliott Smith
  6. Noise Machine – Chris Thile
  7. The Watcher – Brad Mehldau
  8. Daughter of Eve – Chris Thile
  9. Marcie – Joni Mitchell
  10. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right – Bob Dylan
  11. Tabhair dom do Lámh – Ruaidri Dáll Ó Catháin
  12. Fast As You Can – Fiona Apple

On October 26, 2018.

On October 26, 2018, “BMG Music” label released “Here If You Listen”, album by David Crosby and The Lighthouse Band. It was recorded in 2018, at “Atlantic Sound”, “Flux Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Michael League, David Crosby, Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis and Fab Dupont.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby — lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, linear notes
  • Michael League — lead and backing vocals, acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars, baritone and electric guitar, electric bass guitar, Arp Omni, MiniMoog
  • Becca Stevens — lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, 6 and 7 string electric guitars, hammertone guitar, charango, ukulele
  • Michelle Willis — lead and backing vocals, Arp Omni, Fender Jazz Bass, Fender Rhodes, piano, Wurlitzer organ, pump organ
  • Bill Laurence — piano
  • Fab Dupont, Josh Welshman – engineers
  • Fab Dupont – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Emilia Canas Mendes – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by David Crosby, Michael League, Becca Stevens, and Michelle Willis, except where noted.

  1. Glory
  2. Vagrants of Venice
  3. 1974
  4. Your Own Ride – David Crosby, Bill Laurence, Michael League, Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis
  5. Buddha on a Hill
  6. I Am No Artists – Jane Tyson Clement, Becca Stevens
  7. 1967
  8. Balanced on a Pin
  9. Other Half Rule
  10. Janet
  11. Woodstock – Joni Mitchell

 

On February 10, 2017.

On February 10, 2017, Oleta Adams self released “Third Set”, her tenth album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Firehouse Studios”, and was produced by Oleta Adams.

Personnel:

  • Oleta Adams – vocals, piano, keyboards, arranger
  • James Harrah – guitar
  • John Cushon – drums, cajon
  • John Peña – bass
  • Matt O’Connor – percussion
  • Sadaharu Yagi, Josh Lewis – engineer
  • Bernie Becker – mastering
  • Les D. Cooper – mixing, engineer
  • Chevy Nash – art direction
  • Erin Edwards – graphic art
  • Chevy Nash, Robert Kopchak, Steven Frazier – design

Track listing:

  1. It’s Alright With Me – Cole Porter
  2. Only the Lone – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  3. Don’t Interrupt The Sorrow – Joni Mitchell
  4. River – Joni Mitchell
  5. Do I Move You – Nina Simone
  6. Evolution (Acoustic) – Brock Walsh, Ivan Lins
  7. Rhythm Of Life (Acoustic) – Nicky Holland, Roland Orzabal
  8. Blowin’ In The Wind – Bob Dylan
  9. Wilted Roses – Oleta Adams, Raina Bundy
  10. His Loving Eyes – Oleta Adams