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In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Reprise” label released “Old Dan’s Records”, the ninth Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Lenny Waronker. The album won the 1974 “Juno Award” for “Folk Album of the Year”, and Gordon Lightfoot won the same award as “Folk Singer of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – guitar, vibes
  • Rick Haynes – bass
  • Terry Clements – guitar
  • Red Shea – guitar, classical guitar, dobro
  • Barry Keane – drums, percussion
  • Dave Brown – percussion
  • Bruce Good – autoharp
  • Larry Good – 5-string banjo
  • David Bromberg- slide dobro
  • Nick De Caro – piano, orchestral arrangements
  • Ollie Strong – steel

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Farewell to Annabel
  2. That Same Old Obsession
  3. Old Dan’s Records
  4. Lazy Mornin’
  5. You Are What I Am
  6. Can’t Depend on Love
  7. My Pony Won’t Go
  8. It’s Worth Believin’
  9. Mother of a Miner’s Child
  10. Hi’way Songs

On June 5, 2001.

Rufus Wainwright - Poses

On June 5, 2001, “DreamWorks” label released “Poses”, the second Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Pierre Marchand, Greg Wells, Alex Gifford, Ethan Johns and Damian LeGassick. In 2002, Wainwright won “Juno Award” for “Best Alternative Album”; at 2002 “GLAAD Media Awards” won “Outstanding Music Album” award. “Poses” was certified Gold in Canada by “CRIA”.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright– vocals, piano, string arrangements, dobro, acoustic guitar, keyboards, guitar
  • Stephanie Allard – violin
  • Carla Antoun – cello
  • Gregg Arreguini – guitar
  • Melissa Auf der Maur– bass, backing vocals
  • Genevieve Beaudry – violin
  • Melanie Belair – violin
  • Jeffrey Bunnell – trumpet
  • Brigid Button – violin
  • Sarah Button – violin
  • Butch Norton– drums, percussion
  • Richard Causon – chamberlin, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3, backing vocals
  • Michael Vincent Chaves – guitar
  • Bernadette Colomine – backing vocals
  • Yves Desrosiers – banjo, guitar, slide guitar, mandolin
  • Julie Dupras – viola
  • Laura Fairhurst – cello
  • Dennis Farias – trumpet
  • Normand Forget – oboe
  • Alex Gifford – bass, guitar, piano, alto flute, bass clarinet
  • Christine Giguere – cello
  • Greg Hay – viola
  • Jeff Hill – bass, backing vocals
  • Wilma Hos – viola
  • Kevin Hupp – drums
  • Victor Indrizzo – drums
  • Ethan Johns – electric guitars, drums, guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Jean-Marc LeBlanc – violin
  • Damian LeGassick – keyboards, drum programming, guitar, string arrangement
  • Jon Lewis – lead trumpetPierre Marchand – string arrangements , bass, piano
  • Ally McErlaine – guitar
  • Jean Paquin – French horn
  • Veronique Potuin – viola
  • Ian Rathbone – viola
  • Julianna Raye – backing vocals
  • Daniel Savant – leader
  • Pierre Savoie – French horn
  • Steve Sidelnyk – drum programming
  • Hilary Skewes – cello
  • Ash Sood – drums
  • Anjana Srinivasan – violin
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond B3 organ
  • Pete Thomas – drums, percussion
  • Teddy Thompson – backing vocals , guitar
  • Martha Wainwright – backing vocals
  • Rebecca Ware – viola
  • Greg Wells – drums, bass, keyboards
  • Pete Wilson – bass guitar

Track listing:

All songs written by Rufus Wainwright, except where noted.

  1. Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk
  2. Greek Song
  3. Poses
  4. Shadows – Alex Gifford, Rufus Wainwright
  5. California
  6. The Tower of Learning
  7. Grey Gardens
  8. Rebel Prince
  9. The Consort
  10. One Man Guy – Loudon Wainwright III
  11. Evil Angel
  12. In a Graveyard
  13. Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk” (reprise)

On March 5, 2007.

Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

On March 5, 2007, “Merge Records” label released”Neon Bible”, the second Arcade Fire studio album. It was recorded in 2006 in Farnham, New York, Budapest, and London, and was produced by Markus Dravs and Arcade Fire. “Neon Bible” was ranked at number four in the“NME” albums of the year list, fourth in magazine “Rolling Stone’s” list of albums of the year and album of the year of magazine “Q” for 2007. The album won the 2008 “Juno Award” for “Alternative Album of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Will Butler- keyboards, guitar, glockenspiel, bass, omnichord, vocals
  • Win Butler- vocals, bass, mandolin, acoustic guitar, keyboards, electric guitar
  • Régine Chassagne – vocals, accordion, hurdy gurdy, drums, keyboards, glockenspiel
  • Jeremy Gara- drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Tim Kingsbury- bass, keyboards, guitar, celesta, vocals
  • Sarah Neufeld- violin, vocals
  • Richard Reed Parry- guitar, double bass, keyboards, celesta, vocals
  • Mélanie Auclair – cello
  • Hadji Bakara – effects
  • Owen Pallett– violin, orchestral arrangements (tracks 1, 2, 10) with Régine Chassagne
  • Liza Rey – harp
  • Marika Anthony Shaw– viola
  • Pietro Amato, Edith Gruber, Margaret Gundara, Jake Henry, Laurent Ménard, Geoffrey Shoesmith, Colin Stetson, Andreas Stoltzfus, Jacob Valenzuela, Martin Wenk – brass
  • Shauna Callender, Joanne Degand, Chantel Gero, Tasha Gero, Jean Sherwood – vocals
  • Peter F. Drucker – choir conductor
  • István Silló – orchestra conductor
  • Christophe Collette – photography
  • Tracy Maurice – director, artwork, package design
  • François Miron– photography director
  • Renata Morales – costume design

Track listing:

All tracks by Arcade Fire.

  1. Black Mirror
  2. Keep the Car Running
  3. Neon Bible
  4. Intervention
  5. Black Wave/Bad Vibrations
  6. Ocean of Noise\
  7. The Well and the Lighthouse
  8. Antichrist Television Blues
  9. Windowsill
  10. No Cars Go
  11. My Body Is a Cage