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Rod Stewart: An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down

In November 1969, “Vertigo” label released “An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down”, the debut Rod Stewart album. It was recorded June – August 1969, at “Lansdowne” and “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Stewart and Lou Reizner.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart – vocals, guitars
  • Ronnie Wood – guitars, bass, harmonica
  • Martin Pugh – guitars
  • Martin Quittenton – acoustic guitar
  • Ian McLagan – piano, organ
  • Mike d’Abo – piano
  • Keith Emerson – organ
  • Micky Waller – drums
  • Lou Reizner – vocals
  • Keith “Marcus Keef” MacMillan – design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Street Fighting Man – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  2. Man of Constant Sorrow – traditional arranged by Rod Stewart
  3. Blind Prayer
  4. Handbags and Gladrags – Mike d’Abo
  5. I Wouldn’t Ever Change a Thing
  6. Cindy’s Lament
  7. Dirty Old Town – Ewan MacColl

George Thorogood: Party of One

On August 4, 2017, “Rounder Records” label released “Party of One”, the debut George Thorogood album. It was recorded in 2017, at “House of Blues Studios” in Encino, Los Angeles, and was produced by Jim Gaines.

Personnel:

  • George Thorogood – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Scott Billington – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. I’m a Steady Rollin’ Man – Robert Johnson
  2. Soft Spot – Alen Shamblin, Gary Nicholson
  3. Tallahassee Women – Tallahassee Tight
  4. Wang Dang Doodle – Willie Dixon
  5. Boogie Chillin’ – Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker
  6. No Expectations – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. Bad News – John D. Loudermilk
  8. Down the Highway – Bob Dylan
  9. Got to Move – Elmore James, Marshall E. Sehorn
  10. Born with the Blues – Brownie McGhee
  11. The Sky is Crying – Morgan Robinson, Clarence Lewis, Elmore James
  12. The Hookers – John Lee Hooker
  13. Pictures from Life’s Other Side – traditional, Hank Williams
  14. One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – John Lee Hooker
  15. Dynaflow Blues – John Ned Shines

In January 1970.

In January 1970, “Vanguard” label released “One Day at a Time”, the 13th Joan Baez album. It was recorded in October 1969, at “Bradleys’ Barn” in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and was produced by Maynard Solomon.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Jeffrey Shurtleff – vocal
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Pete Drake – pedal steel guitar
  • Tommy Jackson – fiddle
  • Jerry Shook – guitar
  • Jerry Reed – guitar
  • Harold Bradley – guitar
  • Harold Rugg – steel guitar, dobro
  • Grady Martin – guitar, dobro, sitar
  • Roy Huskey, Jr. – bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Sir Galahad – Joan Baez
  2. No Expectations – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. Long Black Veil – Marijohn Wilkin, Danny Dill
  4. Ghetto – Homer Banks, Bonnie Bramlett, Bettye Crutcher
  5. Carry It On – Pete Seeger, Gil Turner
  6. Take Me Back to the Sweet Sunny South – traditional
  7. Seven Bridges Road – Steve Young
  8. Jolie Blonde – traditional
  9. Joe Hill – Alfred Hayes, Earl Robinson
  10. A Song for David – Joan Baez
  11. (I Live) One Day at a Time – Willie Nelson

Rage Against the Machine: Renegades

On December 5, 2000, “Epic” label released “Renegades”, the fourth Rage Against the Machine studio album. It was recorded April – September 2000, at “Cello Studios” in Hollywood, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien, Rick Rubin, Zack de la Rocha, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk.The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA” and in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Zack de la Rocha – vocals, art direction
  • Tom Morello – guitar, art direction
  • Tim Commerford – bass, backing vocals, art direction
  • Brad Wilk – drums, art direction
  • Jim Scott – engineer
  • David Schiffman – engineer
  • Katie Teasdale – engineer assistant
  • Darren Mora – engineer assistant
  • Matt Marin – engineer assistant
  • Mike Scotella – engineer assistant
  • Geoof Walcha – engineer assistant
  • Rich Veltrop – engineer assistant
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • D. Sardy – mixing
  • Greg Fidelman – digital editing
  • Mark Moreau – digital editing
  • Aimee Macauley – art director
  • Lindsay Chase – production coordination
  • Jake Sexton – political coordinator
  • Jake Koppell – inside booklet

Track listing:

  1. Microphone Friend – Eric Barrier, Rakim Allah
  2. Pistol Grip Pump – Roger Troutman, Dino Hawkins, Adrian  Miller, Eric Vidal, Nick Vidal
  3.  Kick Out the Jams – Wayne Kramer, Fred Sonic Smith, Rob Tyner, Michael Davis, Dennis Thompson
  4. Renegades of Funk – Lance Taylor, Arthur Baker, John Miller, John Robie
  5. Beautiful World – Mark Motherbaugh, Gerald Casale
  6. I’m Housin – Erick Sermon, Parish Smith
  7. In My Eyes – Ian MacKaye, Jeff Nelson, Brian Haker, Lyle Preslar
  8. How I Could Just Kill a Man – Louis Freese, Senen Reyes, Lawrence Muggerud
  9. The Ghost of Tom Joad – Bruce Springsteen
  10. Down on the Street – Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, Dave Alexander
  11. Street Fighting Man – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  12. Maggie’s Farm – Robert Zimmerman

On November 4, 1997.

On November 4, 1997, “MCA” label released “Deuces Wild”, the thirty fifth B.B. King studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by John Porter and Chris Lord-Alge.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – vocals, guitar
  • Keith Richards – guitar
  • Eric Clapton – guitar
  • Ronnie Wood – guitar
  • David Gilmour – guitar
  • Bonnie Raitt – guitar
  • Michael Landau – guitar
  • Marty Stuart – guitar
  • Hugh McCracken – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Neil Hubbard – guitar
  • Chris Stainton – piano, keyboards
  • C. J. Vanston – Hammond B3 organ
  • Paul Carrack – Hammond B3 organ, keyboards
  • Bill Payne – keyboards
  • D’Angelo – keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis – organ
  • Jon Cleary – piano
  • Jools Holland – piano
  • Tommy Eyre – piano, Wurlitzer
  • Darryl Jones – bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Reggie McBride – bass guitar
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Mick Jagger – vocals, harmonica
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Tony Braunagel – drums
  • Charlie Watts – drums
  • Steve Jordan – drums
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Jamil Sharif – trumpet
  • Brian Murray – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard – trumpet
  • Joe Sublett – tenor saxophone
  • Carl Blouin – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Daniel P. Kelley – French horn
  • Yvonne S. Moriarty – French horn
  • Andrea Byers – violin
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Armen Garabedian – violin
  • Berj Garabedian – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Bruce Dukov – violin, viola
  • Larry Colbert – cello
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Miles Tackett – cello
  • Dane Little – cello
  • Marston Smith – cello
  • Kenneth Yerke – viola
  • Robert Becker – viola
  • Paul Waller – programming
  • Simon Climie – programming
  • Harry Bowens – background vocals
  • Terence Forsythe – background vocals
  • Vincent Bonham – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. If You Love Me – with Van Morrison
  2. The Thrill Is Gone – with Tracy Chapman
  3. Rock Me Baby – with Eric Clapton
  4. Please Send Me Someone to Love – with Mick Hucknall
  5. Baby I Love You – with Bonnie Raitt
  6. Ain’t Nobody Home – with D’Angelo
  7. Pauly’s Birthday Boogie – with Jools Holland
  8. Confessin’ the Blues – with Marty Stuart
  9. Hummingbird – with Dionne Warwick
  10. Let the Good Times Roll – with Zucchero
  11. Keep It Coming – with Heavy D
  12. Cryin’ Won’t Help You Babe – with David Gilmour and Paul Carrack
  13. Night Life – with Willie Nelson

On October 25, 1993.

On October 25, 1993, “Essential Records” label released “It Is the Business of the Future to Be Dangerous”, the eighteenth Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Barking Dog Studios” in Devon, England, and was produced by Dave Brock, Alan Davey, Richard Chadwick, and Paul Cobbold.

Personnel:

  • Dave Brock – vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming, sequencing, sampling
  • Alan Davey – vocals, bass guitar, keyboards, programming, sequencing, sampling
  • Richard Chadwick – vocals, drums
  • Alan The Ghost – artwork

Track listing:

  1. It Is the Business of the Future to Be Dangerous – Dave Brock, Richard Chadwick, Alan Davey
  2. Space Is Their (Palestine) – Dave Brock
  3. Tibet Is Not China (Part 1) – Alan Davey
  4. Tibet Is Not China (Part 2) – Dave Brock, Richard Chadwick, Alan Davey
  5. Let Barking Dogs Lie – Dave Brock, Richard Chadwick, Alan Davey
  6. Wave upon Wave – Alan Davey
  7. Letting in the Past (Looking in the Future) – Dave Brock
  8. The Camera That Could Lie – Dave Brock
  9. 3 or 4 Erections in the Course of a Night – Dave Brock, Alan Davey
  10. Techno Tropic Zone Exists – Dave Brock
  11. Gimme Shelter – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  12. Avante – Dave Brock, Richard Chadwick, Alan Davey

On October 3, 2006.

On October 3, 2006, “Reprise” label released “Under the Skin”, the fourth Lindsey Buckingham studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 2004, and was produced by Lindsey Buckingham and Rob Cavallo.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Buckingham – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, engineer, mixing
  • John McVie – bass
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • David Campbell – orchestration
  • Mark Needham – mixing
  • Brian “Big Bass” Gardner – mastering
  • Stephen Walker – art direction
  • Frank Ockenfels III – photography

Track listing:

All tracks Lindsey Buckingham except where noted.

  1. Not Too Late
  2. Show You How
  3. Under the Skin
  4. I Am Waiting – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  5. It Was You
  6. To Try for the Sun – Donovan
  7. Cast Away Dreams
  8. Shut Us Down – Lindsey Buckingham, Cory Sipper
  9. Down on Rodeo
  10. Someone’s Gotta Change Your Mind
  11. Flying Down Juniper

On September 6, 2011.

On September 6, 2011, “Mind Kit Records” released “Seeds We Sow”, the sixth Lindsey Buckingham album. It was recorded in 2011 and was produced by Lindsey Buckingham.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Buckingham– vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, percussion, programming, recording, mixing
  • Neale Heywood – bass
  • Walfredo Reyes– drums
  • Brett Tuggle – keyboards
  • Kristen Buckingham – sequencing
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Stewart Whitmore – digital editing
  • Nick Steinhardt – design
  • Jeremy Cowart – photography

 Personnel:

All tracks by Lindsey Buckingham except where noted.

  1. Seeds We Sow
  2. In Our Own Time
  3. Illumination
  4. That’s the Way That Love Goes
  5. Stars Are Crazy – Lindsey Buckingham, Lisa Dewey
  6. When She Comes Down
  7. Rock Away Blind
  8. One Take
  9. Gone Too Far
  10. End of Time
  11. She Smiled Sweetly – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

 

In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Dunhill” label released “A Group Called Smith”, the debut Smith album. It was recorded in 1969 and was produced by Steve Barri and Joel Sill.

Personnel:

  • Gayle McCormick– lead vocals
  • Rich Cliburn – lead guitar
  • Alan Parker – guitar
  • Larry Moss – organ
  • Jerry Carter – bass
  • Robert Evans – drums
  • John Horrigan – drums

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Get Together – Chet Powers
  2. I Don’t Believe (I Believe) – Jeffrey Thomas
  3. Tell Him No – Rod Argent
  4. Who Do You Love – Bo Diddley
  5. Baby, It’s You – Burt Bacharach, Mack David, Luther Dixon
  6. Last Time – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. I Just Want to Make Love to You – Willie Dixon
  8. Mojalesky Ridge – Harvey Price, Joel Sill, Dan Walsh
  9. Let’s Spend the Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  10. I’ll Hold Out My Hand – Al Gorgoni, Chip Taylor

 

Bert Weedon

On April 20, 2012, Herbert Maurice William ‘Bert’ Weedon died aged 91. He was musician (guitar), whose style of playing was popular and influential during the 50s and 60s. Weedon was the first British guitarist to have a hit record in the “UK Singles Chart”, in 1959. His “Play in a Day” guitar guide influenced some of the biggest names in rock and roll such as Eric Clapton, Brian May, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Dave Davies, Keith Richards, Pete Townshend, Tony Iommi and Jimmy Page. For his “services to music”, in 2001, Weedon was awarded an OBE.