On June 14, 2019, “Evil Ink Records” label released “Terraformer”, the third Thank You Scientist album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Barber Shop Studios”, “Self-Titled Studios”, “The Hangar”, and was produced by Tom Monda, Cody McCorry, Ben Karas, Joe Fadem and Salvatore Marrano.
Salvatore Marrano – vocals
Tom Monda – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, fretless guitar, bouzouki, guzheng, harp, synth, string arrangements
On June 14, 2000, Paul Griffin died aged 62. He was musician (piano, keyboards), performed and recorded with hundreds of musicians including: King Curtis, Bob Dylan, Steely Dan, Don McLean, the Isley Brothers, Van Morrison, the Shirelles, Dionne Warwick. Dion DiMucci, George Benson, Tom Rush, Wilson Pickett, Michael Franks, John Denver, Peter, Paul and Mary, David Clayton-Thomas, Gloria Loring, Melba Moore, LaVern Baker, Janis Siegel, Solomon Burke, Jackie Lomax, Marlena Shaw, Roberta Flack, Donny Hathaway, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Don Mclean, Carly Simon, Juddy Collins, Cheryl Lynn, Gloria Gaynor, Stephanie Mills, Donald Fagen, Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Garland Jeffreys, Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt and Laura Nyro.
On June 14, 2019, “Drag City” label released “Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest”, the sixth Bill Callahan album (under his own name). It was recorded August 2018 – January 2019, at “Wonder Chamber” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Bill Callahan.
On June 14, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Liberator”, the ninth Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark album. It was recorded in 1993, at “The Pink Museum” and “The Ministry” in Liverpool, and was produced by Andy McCluskey, Phil Coxon, and Barry White.
Andy McCluskey– programming
Phil Coxon– programming
Beverly Reppion – backing vocals
Nathalie James – backing vocals
Doreen Edwards – backing vocals
Stuart Boyle – guitar
Nigel Ipinson– piano, arrangement
Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares– a sample from “Bezrodna Nevesta” is used in track 7
Mark Phythian – engineer
Paul Butcher – assistant engineer
Ian Collins – assistant engineer
Pat O’Shaughnessy – assistant engineer
Mike Hunter – assistant engineer
Andrea Wright – assistant engineer
Tony Cousins – mastering
Gregg Jackman – mixing
Niall Flynn – assistant mixing
All tracks by Andy McCluskey, except where noted.
Stand Above Me – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw, Lloyd Massett
Everyday – Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Stuart Kershaw
King of Stone
Dream of Me (Based on Love’s Theme) – Andy McCluskey, Barry White
Sunday Morning – Lou Reed, John Cale
Agnus Day – Andy McCluskey, Christopher Tye, Shopsko
Love and Hate You
Best Years of Our Lives – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
On June 14, 1982, “Atco” label released “All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes”, the third Pete Townshend studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, and was produced by Chris Thomas. “All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes” contains some tracks that were salvaged from later albums by his band the Who, and was released three months before the album “It’s Hard”.
Pete Townshend– vocals, guitars, keyboards
Virginia Astley– piano
Tony Butler– bass guitar
Peter Hope-Evans– harmonica
Mark Brzezicki– drums
Simon Phillips– drums
Jody Linscott– percussion
Chris Stainton– additional keyboards
Poli Palmer– tuned percussion
John Lewis – Fairlight CMIprogramming
Ann Odell – brass arrangement
Bill Price– engineer
Mark Freegard – assistant engineer
Tim Young – mastering engineer
Carol Starr – photography
Chalkie Davis – photography
Michael Spry – photographic prints
Ike King – hair
Jacqui Lefton – makeup
Kenny McDonald – tailor
All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.
Stop Hunting People
The Sea Refuses No River – Pete Townshend, Alan Rogan
Prelude – Pete Townshend, Andy Newman
Face Dances Pt. 2
Stardom in Action
Uniforms (Corp d’Espirit)
North Country Girl
Somebody Saved Me (performed by The Who on 1981 album “Face Dances”)
On June 14, 2011, “Shanachie Records” label released “Time Together”, the 17th Michael Franks album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Charles Blenzig, Gil Goldstein, Chuck Loeb, Scott Petito and Mark Egan.
Michael Franks – vocals, back cover photo
Mark Egan – bass, feetless bass, arranger, mixing’