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On January 24, 1994.

On January 24, 1994, “Sire” label released “Hips and Makers”, the debut Kristin Hersh album. It was recorded April-October 1993, at “Stable Sound” in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and was produced by Lenny Kaye and Kristin Hersh.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, guitar
  • Jane Scarpantoni- cello
  • Michael Stipe- additional vocals
  • Phill Brown – engineer
  • Steve Rizzo – assistant engineer
  • Vaughan Oliver– design
  • Shinro Ohtake– artwork
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh, except where noted.

  1. Your Ghost
  2. Beestung
  3. Teeth
  4. Sundrops
  5. Sparky
  6. Houdini Blues – Kristin Hersh, William James Hersh
  7. A Loon
  8. Velvet Days
  9. Close Your Eyes
  10. Me and My Charm
  11. Tuesday Night
  12. The Letter
  13. Lurch
  14. The Cuckoo – traditional, arranged by Kristin Hersh
  15. Hips and Makers

In January 1977.

In January 1977, “Capitol” label released the self-titled, second Sammy Hagar  album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by John Carter.

Personnel:

  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, guitar
  • Bill Church– bass guitar
  • Alan Fitzgerald– keyboards
  • David Lewark– guitar
  • Scott Mathews– drums

Track listing:

  1. Red – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  2. Catch the Wind – Donovan
  3. Cruisin’ & Boozin’ – Sammy Hagar
  4. Free Money – Lenny Kaye, Patti Smith
  5. Rock ‘N’ Roll Weekend – Sammy Hagar
  6. Fillmore Shuffle – Bruce Stephens
  7. Hungry – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
  8. The Pits – John Carter, Sammy Hagar
  9. Love Has Found Me – Sammy Hagar
  10. Little Star/Eclipse – Sammy Hagar

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Arista” label released “Radio Ethiopia”, the second Patti Smith Group studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jack Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar, design
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, bass, vocals, mixing
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, percussion, mixing, consultant
  • Ivan Kral– bass, guitar
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards, synthesizer, piano
  • Bob Irwin – mastering
  • Brian Sperber – engineering
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Jay Messina – mixing, engineer
  • Lynn Goldsmith– photography
  • Nancy Greenberg – design
  • Rod O’Brien, Sam Ginsberg – assistant engineer
  • Vic Anesini – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Ask the Angels – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  2. Ain’t It Strange – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  3. Poppies – Patti Smith, Richard Sohl
  4. Pissing in a River – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  5. Pumping (My Heart) – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral, Jay Dee Daugherty
  6. Distant Fingers – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier
  7. Radio Ethiopia – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  8. Abyssinia – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Richard Sohl

 

In May 1985.

In May 1985, “A&M” label released the debut, self-titled Suzanne Vega album. It was recorded January-March 1985, at “Celestial Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Addabbo, Lenny Kaye and Steven Miller.

In 1989, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Suzanne Vega” at number 80 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of the Eighties”.

Personnel:

  • Suzanne Vega– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Steve Addabbo— background vocals, synclavier guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Darol Anger– electric violin
  • Frank Christian– acoustic guitar, electric slide guitar
  • Paul Dugan – bass, vertical bass
  • Sue Evans– drums, percussion
  • Jon Gordon– electric guitar
  • Peter Gordon– string arrangement
  • Frank Gravis – bass
  • Shem Guibbory – violin
  • Mark Isham– synthesizers
  • John Mahoney – synclavierprogramming
  • Maxine Neuman – cello
  • P. Roth – synthesizers, piano, organ
  • Roger Squitero – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Suzanne Vega.

  1. Cracking
  2. Freeze Tag
  3. Marlene on the Wall
  4. Small Blue Thing
  5. Straight Lines
  6. Undertow
  7. Some Journey
  8. The Queen and the Soldier
  9. Knight Moves
  10. Neighborhood Girls

On October 5, 2012.

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On October 5, 2012, “Mississippi” label released the debut self-titled Peter Buck solo album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Peter Buck.

Personnel:

  • Peter Buck– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Jenny Conlee– percussion
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar
  • Scott McCaughey– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Mills– vocals, bass guitar
  • Bill Rieflin– drums
  • Corin Tucker– vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Buck

  1. 10 Million BC
  2. It’s Alright
  3. Some Kind of Velvet Sunday Morning
  4. Travel Without Arriving
  5. Migraine
  6. Give Me Back My Wig
  7. Nothing Matters
  8. So Long Johnny
  9. V.M.F.
  10. Nothing Means Nothing
  11. Hard Old World
  12. Nowhere No Way
  13. Vaso Loco
  14. I’m Alive

On September 30, 1997.

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On September 30, 1997, “Arista” label released “Peace and Noise” the seventh Patti Smith album. It was recorded in 1997, at “IIwII Studio” in Weehawken, and was produced by Patti Smith.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, clarinet
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, pedal steel
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, organ, harmonica
  • Oliver Ray – guitar, photography
  • Tony Shanahan – bass, piano
  • Mark Burdett – art direction
  • Michael Stipe– background vocal
  • Roy Cicala– engineering, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Waiting Underground – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  2. Whirl Away – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray, Lenny Kaye
  3. 1959 – Patti Smith, Tonny Shanahan
  4. Spell – Allen Ginsberg, Oliver Ray
  5. Don’t Say Nothing – Patti Smith, Jay Dee Daugherty
  6. Dead City – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  7. Blue Poles – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  8. Death Singing – Patti Smith
  9. Memento Mori – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Oliver Ray, Daugherty,Tonny Shanahan
  10. Last Call – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray

 

 

On June 18, 1996.

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On June 18, 1996, “Arista” label released “Gone Again”, the sixth Patti Smith album. Recording and production of the album was preceded by the deaths of many of Smith’s close people, including her husband Fred “Sonic” Smith, her brother Todd, Robert Mapplethorpe, Richard Sohl and Kurt Cobain. It was recorded in 1996, at “Electric Lady Studios” and was produced by Malcolm Burn and Lenny Kaye. In 1999 “Rolling Stone” magazine placed “Gone Again” on its list of “The Essential Recordings of the ’90s”.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, production
  • Luis Resto– keyboards
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums
  • Tony Shanahan– bass
  • Oliver Ray– guitar, whistle, photography, feedback
  • Tom Verlaine– guitar
  • Whit Smith – guitar
  • Brian Sperber – guitar, engineer
  • César Díaz– guitar
  • Eileen Ivers– fiddle
  • Greg Calbi –mastering
  • Hearn Gadbois –percussion
  • Jane Scarpantoni– cello
  • Jeff Buckley– vocals
  • John Cale– organ
  • Kimberly Smith –mandolin
  • Malcolm Burn– engineering, dulcimer, guitar
  • Patrick McCarthy– mixing
  • Rick Kiernan –saw
  • John Angello –mixing
  • Roy Cicala– mixing
  • Angela Skouras –design
  • Annie Leibovitz– photography

Track listing:

  1. Gone Again – Patti Smith,Fred “Sonic” Smith
  2. Beneath the Southern Cross – Patti Smith, Lenny kaye
  3. About a Boy – Patti Smith
  4. My Madrigal – Patti Smith, Fred “Sonic” Smith
  5. Summer Cannibals – Patti Smith,Fred “Sonic” Smith
  6. Dead to the World – Patti Smith
  7. Wing – Patti Smith
  8. Ravens – Patti Smith
  9. Wicked Messenger – Bob Dylan
  10. Fireflies – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  11. Farewell Ree – Patti Smith

 

On May 17, 1979.

Wave

On May 17, 1979, “Arista” label released “Wave”, the fourth Patti Smith Group studio album. It was recorded in 1979 at “Bearsville Studios” in New York, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, consultant
  • Ivan Kral– bass guitar, guitar, cello, keyboards
  • Richard Sohl– piano
  • Lenny Kaye– vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Andi Ostrowe – percussion, timpani
  • Todd Rundgren– bass guitar,  engineering
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • George Carnell – assistant engineer
  • Tom Edmonds – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Frederick – Patti Smith
  2. Dancing Barefoot – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  3. So you want to Be (a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star) – Jim McGuinn, Chris Hillman
  4. Hymn – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  5. Revenge – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  6. Citizen Ship – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  7. Seven Ways of Going – Patti Smith
  8. Broken Flag – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  9. Wave – Patti Smith

On April 27, 2004.

Trampin'

On April 27, 2004, “Columbia” label released “Trampin’”, the ninth Patti Smith album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Loho Studios”, and was produced by Patti Smith.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, clarinet
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, pedal steel
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, percussion, guitar
  • Oliver Ray– guitar, farfisa, art direction, design
  • Tony Shanahan– bass, keyboards, hammond organ, back vocals
  • Gail Marowitz – art direction, design
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jesse Smith – piano
  • Joe Hogan – assistant
  • Melodie McDaniel – photography
  • Patrick McCarthy– mixing
  • Rebecca Wiener – violin
  • Tom Gloady – assistant
  • Emery Dobyns– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Jubilee – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty
  2. Mother Rose – Patti Smith, Tony Shanahan
  3. Stride of the Mind – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  4. Catwheels – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  5. Gandhi – Patti Smith, Lenny kaye, Jay Dee Daugherty
  6. Trespasses – Patti Smith, Jat Dee Daugherty
  7. My Blakean year – Patti Smith
  8. Cash – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  9. Peaceable Kingdom – Patti Smith, Tony Shanahan
  10. Radio Baghdad – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  11. Trampin – traditional

 

On April 25, 1988.

Hangtime

On April 25, 1988, “A&M” label released “Hang Time”, the debut Soul Asylum album.  It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Lenny Kaye and Ed Stasium.

Personnel:

  • Karl Mueller – bass
  • Dan Murphy – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Pirner – vocals, guitar, piano, saxophone
  • Grant Young – drums
  • Paul Hamingson – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Pirner, except where noted.

  1. Down on Up to Me
  2. Little Too Clean
  3. Sometime to Return
  4. Cartoon – Dan Murphy
  5. Beggars and Choosers
  6. Endless Farewell
  7. Standing in the Doorway
  8. Marionette
  9. Ode
  10. Jack of All Trades
  11. Twiddly Dee
  12. Heavy Rotation