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On July 12, 2005.

On July 12, 2005, “Interscope” label released “Move Along”, the second  All-American Rejects album. It was recorded December 2004, at “Bay 7 Studios” in Valley Village, “Sparky Dark Studio” in Calabasas, California, and was produced by Howard Benson.  The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and 2 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Tyson Ritter – lead vocals, bass guitar, piano
  • Nick Wheeler – lead guitar, backing vocals, classical guitar
  • Mike Kennerty – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Gaylor – drums, percussion
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Howard Benson, Paul Decarli – keyboards, programming
  • Deborah Lurie – string arranger, conductor
  • Choir – Bobbi Page & Bobbilu Kids: Benjamin Byram, Nicolas Harper, Emily Logan, Michael Mayo, Zoe Merrill, Haeley Moore, Aaron Page
  • Gang vocals – The All-American Rejects, Howard Benson, Chris Allen, Keith Nelson, and Dee Anderson
  • Recorded by Mike Plotnikoff
  • Mixed by Chris Lord-Alge
  • Assistant engineer: Hatsukazu Inagaki
  • Pro Tools editing: Paul Decarli
  • Drum tech: Jon at Drum Fetish
  • Guitar tech: Keith Nelson
  • Art direction: Chris Bilheimer
  • Photography: Chapman Baehlerlol

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Wheeler and Tyson Ritter.

  1. Dirty Little Secret
  2. Stab My Back
  3. Move Along
  4. It Ends Tonight
  5. Change Your Mind
  6. Night Drive
  7. 11:11 P.M.
  8. Dance Inside
  9. Top of the World
  10. Straitjacket Feeling
  11. I’m Waiting
  12. Can’t Take It
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On June 24, 2003.

On June 24, 2003, “Gold Standard Laboratories” label released “De-Loused in the Comatorium”, the debut Mars Volta studio album. It was recorded 2002–2003 at “The Mansion” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin and Omar Rodríguez-López.

Personnel:

  • Cedric Bixler-Zavala– vocals
  • Omar Rodríguez-López– guitar, bass
  • Jon Theodore– drums
  • Isaiah “Ikey” Owens– keyboards
  • Flea– bass
  • Jeremy Michael Ward– effects & sound manipulation
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • John Frusciante– additional guitar and synthesizer treatment
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– stand-up bass
  • Dave Schiffman – recording
  • Andrew Scheps- additional recording
  • Phillip Groussard – assistant engineer, recording engineer
  • Darren Mora – assistant engineer
  • Rich Costey- mixing engineer
  • Jason Lader- mixing engineer
  • Lindsay Chase – album production coordination
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Pete Lyman – mastering
  • Steve Kadison – mastering assistance
  • Storm Thorgerson- cover design, art direction
  • Peter Curzon – cover design, graphics
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Dan Abbott – illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Jeremy Michael Ward; all music by Omar Rodríguez-López, except where noted.

  1. Son et lumière
  2. Inertiatic ESP
  3. Roulette Dares (The Haunt Of)
  4. Tira me a las arañas
  5. Drunkship of Lanterns
  6. Eriatarka
  7. Cicatriz ESP
  8. This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed – Omar Rodríguez-López, Cedric Bixler-Zavala
  9. Televators
  10. Take the Veil Cerpin Taxt

In May 1979.

In May 1979, “Pacific Arts Records & Tapes“label released “Infinite Rider on the Big Dogma”, the ninth Michael Nesmith solo album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Michael Nesmith.

Personnel:

  • Michael Nesmith- rhythm and lead guitars, vocals, arranger
  • Joe Chemay – arranger, vocals
  • William Bottrell – engineer, mixing assistant
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • John Hobbs – keyboards, vocals
  • Paul Leim – drums
  • David MacKay – bass
  • Al Perkins- lead and slide guitars
  • Tom Saviano – saxophone
  • Tom Trefethen – engineer, mixing
  • Charles Bush – photography
  • Jerry Takigawa – art direction, design, hand tinting

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Nesmith except “Capsule” by Michael Nesmith, Al Perkins, David Mackay, Paul Leim, John Hobbs and Lenny Castro.

  1. Dance
  2. Magic
  3. Tonite
  4. Flying
  5. Carioca
  6. Cruisin’
  7. Factions
  8. Light
  9. Horserace
  10. Capsule

On May 3, 2011.

On May 3, 2011, “Reprise” label released “In Your Dreams”, the seventh Stevie Nicks studio album. It was recorded February-December 2010, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mike Campbell, David A. Stewart and Glen Ballard.

Personnel:

  • Stevie Nicks: vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Sharon Celani – backing vocals
  • Lori Nicks: backing vocals
  • Mick Fleetwood- drums
  • Lindsey Buckingham: guitar, backing vocals
  • Ned Douglas: keyboards
  • Ricky Peterson: Hammond organ, piano
  • Mike Rojas: Hammond organ, piano
  • Zac Rae: Hammond organ
  • Mike Rowe: keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Glen Ballard: guitars, keyboards and piano
  • Dave Stewart: guitars, vocals
  • Tom Bukovac: guitar
  • Rob Cavallo: guitar
  • Neale Heywood: guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel: guitar
  • Greg Leisz: mandolin
  • Mike Campbell: guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Mike Bradford: bass
  • Simon Smith: bass
  • Michael Rhodes: bass
  • Al Ortiz: bass
  • Chad Cromwell: drums
  • Steve Ferrone: drums
  • Blair Sinta: drums
  • Scott Campbell: drum programming and additional percussion
  • Lenny Castro: percussion
  • Mike Fasano: percussion
  • Ann Marie Calhoun: violin
  • Torrey DeVitto: violin
  • Engineers: Scott Campbell, Ned Douglas, Karen Johnston, Mike Linett, John McBride
  • Recording assistants: Marcus Johnson, Shin Miyazawa, Chris Owens
  • Mixing: Chris Lord-Alge; assisted by Keith Armstrong, Nik Karpin, Andrew Schubert, Brad Townsend
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen

Track listing:

  1. Secret Love – Stevie Nicks
  2. For What It’s Worth – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  3. In Your Dreams – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  4. Wide Sargasso Sea – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  5. New Orleans – Stevie Nicks, Neale Heywood
  6. Moonlight (A Vampire’s Dream) – Stevie Nicks
  7. Annabel Lee – Stevie Nicks, Edgar Allan Poe, Waddy Wachtel
  8. Soldier’s Angel – Stevie Nicks
  9. Everybody Loves You – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  10. Ghosts Are Gone – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  11. You May Be The One – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  12. Italian Summer – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  13. Cheaper Than Free – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart

In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Columbia” label released “Middle Man”, the ninth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Bill Schnee.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitars, vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Carlos Santana- guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Don Grolnick- piano, keyboards
  • Joe Vitale- drums
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards, clavinet
  • David Hungate- bass
  • Steve Lukather- guitars
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • David Paich- organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Ray Parker, Jr.- guitars
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Adrian Tapia – saxophone
  • Bill Thedford – background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
  • Oren Waters- background vocals
  • Paulette Brown – background vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- background vocals
  • Chuck “Fingers” Irwin – background vocals
  • David Lasley- background vocals
  • Bill Champlin- background vocals
  • Charlotte Crossley – background vocals
  • Venetta Fields- background vocals
  • Sharon Redd- background vocals
  • Larry Fast, Michael Boddicker, Steve Porcaro- synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by David Foster and Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Jojo – David Foster, David Lasley, Boz Scaggs
  2. Breakdown Dead Ahead
  3. Simone
  4. You Can Have Me Anytime
  5. Middle Man
  6. Do Like You Do in New York – Boz Scaggs
  7. Angel You
  8. Isn’t It Time – Boz Scaggs
  9. You Got Some Imagination – Steve Lukather, Scaggs, Bill Schnee

 

In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Island” label released “Double Fun” the fourth Robert Palmer album. It was recorded 1977-1978,  at “The Hit Factory”, “Media Sound Recordings” in New York and “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, and was produced by Robert Palmer and Tom Moulton.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Errol Benson – drums
  • Harry Bluestone – concertmaster
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Pierre Brock – bass
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Gene Davis – string arrangements
  • John Davis – string arrangements
  • Louis John Davis – keyboards
  • Robert Greenidge– percussion
  • Freddie Harris – guitar
  • Richie Hayward– drums
  • Neil Hubbard– guitar
  • Ron Kersey– keyboards
  • James Mahoney – guitar
  • Donovan McKitty – guitar
  • Chris Parker– drums
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Edward Putmon – keyboards
  • Don Renaldo – concertmaster
  • Steve Robbins – keyboards
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • Brian Russell – backing vocals
  • Allan Schwartzberg– percussion, drums
  • James Allen Smith – keyboards
  • J. Tindall– guitar
  • Jimmy Williams – bass
  • Executive Producer – Chris Blackwell
  • Engineers – Phill Brown, Arthur Stoppe, Tom Moulton
  • Mastered by Jose Rodriguez
  • Art Direction – Tina Bossidy and Robert Palmer
  • Phorography – Hiro (51)

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Every Kinda People- Andy Fraser
  2. Best of Both Worlds
  3. Come Over
  4. Where Can It Go?
  5. Night People – Allen Toussaint
  6. Love Can Run Faster
  7. You Overwhelm Me
  8. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  9. You’re Gonna Get What’s Coming