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On November 17, 2017.

On November 17, 2017, “Capitol” label released “I Knew You When”, the eighteenth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Bob Seger.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, artwork, design
  • Michael Rojas – piano
  • Reese Wynans – piano, Hammond B3
  • Billy Payne – piano
  • Steve Nathan – Hammond B3, piano, synthesizer
  • Rob McNelley, Rick Vito, Biff Watson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • David Cole, Tim Mitchell – acoustic guitar
  • Jim Kaatz – rhythm guitar
  • Tom Bukovac, T. Corenflos, Kenny Greenberg – electric guitar
  • Chris Campbell, Glenn Worf, Jimmie Lee Sloas – bass guitar
  • Chad Cromwell, Greg Morrow, Richie Hayward – drums
  • Eric Darken, Gerard Smerek – percussion
  • Jim “Moose” Brown, John Jarvis – synthesizer
  • Deanie Richardson – fiddle
  • Craig Frost – clavinet
  • Alto Reed, Keith Kaminski – saxophone
  • Mark Byerly, Bob Jensen- trumpet
  • John Rutherford – trombone
  • John Catchings, Carole Rabinowitz – cello
  • Laura Creamer, Herschel Boone, Terena Boone, Bekka Bramlett, Rosemary Butler, Donny Gerrard, Shaun Murphy, Seth Morton, Barbara Payton– background vocals
  • Nicole Frantz – art direction
  • Tom Weschler – design, back cover photography
  • Christopher Lee Lyons – design
  • Bill Blackwell – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Gracile
  2. Busload of Faith – Lou reed
  3. The Highway
  4. I Knew You When
  5. I’ll Remember You
  6. The Sea Inside
  7. Marie
  8. Runaway Train – Craig Frost, Tim Mitchell, Bob Seger
  9. Something More
  10. Democracy – Leonard Cohen

 

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On September 12, 2006.

On September 12, 2006, “Rounder/Universal” labels released “Half the Perfect World”, the fourth Madeleine Peyroux studio album. It was recorded in April 2006, and was produced by Larry Klein.

Personnel:

  • Madeleine Peyroux – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Sam Yahel– piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, Estey organ
  • d. lang -vocal
  • Larry Goldings– celeste
  • Till Brönner– trumpet
  • Gary Foster– alto saxophone
  • Dean Parks– guitars, ukulele
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitarDavid Piltch
  • Scott Amendola– drums
  • Jay Bellerose– drums, additional cymbals
  • String quartet arranged by Mark Orton
  • Carla Kihlstedt– violin
  • Graeme Jennings– violin
  • Charith Premawardhana – viola
  • Sam Bass – cello

Track listing:

  1. I’m All Right – Walter Becker, Madeleine Peyroux, Larry Klein
  2. The Summer Wind – Hans Bradtke, Henry Mayer, Johnny Mercer
  3. Blue Alert – Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas
  4. Everybody’s Talkin’ – Fred Neil
  5. River – Joni Mitchell
  6. A Little Bit – Jesse Harris, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux
  7. Once in a While – Jesse Harris, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux
  8. (Looking for) The Heart of Saturday Night – Tom Waits
  9. Half the Perfect World – Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas
  10. La Javanaise – Serge Gainsbourg
  11. California Rain – Jesse Harris, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux
  12. Smile – Charlie Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner

In November 1971.

In November 1871, “Reprise” label released”.. Beautiful Lies You Could Live In” the sixth Pearls Before Swine album. It was recorded in 1971, at “A&R Studios” and “Aura Sound” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock and was produced by Peter H. Edmiston.

  • Tom Rapp – vocals, guitar
  • Morrie E. Brown, Gerry Jermott, Gordon Hayes: bass
  • Steve Alan Grable – piano, organ
  • Jon Tooker – guitar
  • Elisabeth Rapp – vocals
  • Michael Krawitz – piano
  • Billy Mundi, Herb Lovell, Grady Tate – drums
  • Bob Dorough – piano
  • Stu Scharf, Amos Garrett – electric guitar
  • Executive producer – Charles R. Rothschild
  • Engineered by Mark Harman

Track listing:

Personnel:

  1. Snow Queen – Tom Rapp
  2. A Life – Tom Rapp
  3. Butterflies – Tom Rapp
  4. Simple Things – Tom Rapp
  5. Everybody’s Got Pain – Tom Rapp
  6. Bird On A Wire – Leonard Cohen
  7. Island Lady – Tom Rapp
  8. Come To Me – Tom Rapp
  9. Freedom – Tom Rapp
  10. She’s Gone – Tom Rapp
  11. Epitaph – Housman, Elisabeth Rapp

 

In November 1969

In November 1969, “Regal Zonophone” label released “Joe Cocker!”, the second Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “A&M Studios” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Denny Cordell and Leon Russell.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker– vocals
  • Chris Stainton– piano, organ, guitar
  • Alan Spenner– bass
  • Bruce Rowland– drums
  • Henry McCullough– guitar
  • Leon Russell– piano, organ, guitar
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Clarence White– guitar
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Merry Clayton, Bonnie Bramlett, Rita Coolidge, Patrice Holloway, Sherlie Matthews– background vocals
  • Henry Lewy, Brian Ingoldsby – engineers
  • Glyn Johns – remix, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Dear Landlord – Bob Dylan
  2. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  3. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  4. She Came in Through the Bathroom Window – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Hitchcock Railway – Don Dunn, Tony McCashen
  6. That’s Your Business Now – Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton
  7. Something – George Harrison
  8. Delta Lady – Leon Russell
  9. Hello, Little Friend – Leon Russell
  10. Darling Be Home Soon – John Sebastian

On October 21, 2016.

On October 21, 2016, “Columbia” label released “You Want It Darker”, the fourteenth and final Leonard Cohen studio album.  It was recorded April – July 2016, at Leonard Cohen’s house in Wilshire, Los Angeles, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Adam Cohen and Patrick Leonard.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen– vocals
  • Bill Bottrell– electric guitar, pedal steel guitar
  • Michael Chaves – keyboards, bass guitar, drumprogramming
  • Adam Cohen– classical guitar
  • Patrick Leonard– keyboards, organ, piano, bass synthesizer, bass guitar, percussion, drum programming
  • Brian Macleod – drums
  • Zac Rae – guitar, classical guitar, mandolin, keyboards, Mellotron, celesta, piano, Wurlitzer, floor tom, octophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. You Want it Darker – Patrick Leonard
  2. Treaty
  3. On the Level – Sharon Robinson
  4. Leaving the Table
  5. If I Didn’t Have Your Love – Patrick Leonard
  6. Traveling Light – Adam Cohen, Patrick Leonard
  7. It Seemed The Better Way – Patrick Leonard, Adam Cohen
  8. Steer Your Way – Leonard Cohen, Adam Cohen
  9. String Reprise / Treaty – Leonard Cohen

 

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Polydor” label released “Van Ronk”, the tenth Dave Van Ronk album. It was recorded December 1970 – May 1971, at “Sound Exchange Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Dave Woods.

Personnel:

  • Dave Van Ronk – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Dave Woods – arrangements
  • Engineered by Steve Katz
  • Cover Art by Anne Friedman
  • Morale by Joanne Grace
  • Spiritual – John Jameson

Track listing:

  1. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  2. Fox’s Minstrel Show – Michael Small
  3. Port of Amsterdam – Jacques Brel, Eric Blau, Mort Shuman
  4. Fat Old John – Peter Stampfel
  5. Urge for Going – Joni Mitchell
  6. Random Canyon – Peter Stampfel
  7. I Think It’s Going to Rain Today – Randy Newman
  8. Gaslight Rag -Dave Van Ronk
  9. Honey Hair – Dave Van Ronk
  10. Legend of the Dead Soldier – Bertolt Brecht, Eric Bentley
  11. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive – Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen

On August 1, 1973.

On August 1, 1973, “Atlantic” label released “Killing Me Softly”, the fifth Roberta Flack album. It was recorded 1972 – 1973, and was produced by Joel Dorn. “Killing Me Softly” won the 1974 “Grammy Award for Record of the Year”. In 2006, the album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Roberta Flack – arranger, piano, vocals
  • Deodato– conductor, string arrangements
  • William Eaton – brass arrangement
  • Alfred Ellis – brass arrangement, conductor
  • Kermit Moore – arranger, cello
  • Don Sebesky– conductor, horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Eric Gale– guitar
  • Ron Carter– bass
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • Ralph MacDonald– congas, percussion, tambourine
  • Bob Liftin, Gene Paul– engineer
  • Barry Diament – mastering
  • Rod Dyer – design
  • Burt Goldblatt – photography
  • David Redfern – inside photo
  • Jack Shaw – associate producer

Track listing:

  1. Killing Me Softly with His Song – Charles Fox, Norman Gimbel
  2. Jesse – Janis Ian
  3. No Tears (In the End) – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter
  4. I’m the Girl – James Alan Shelton
  5. River – Gene McDaniels
  6. Conversation Love – Terry Plumeri, Bill Seighman
  7. When You Smile – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter
  8. Suzanne – Leonard Cohen