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On September 16, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “ECM” label released “Pelagos”, the 24th Stefano Battaglia album. It was recorded in May 2016, at “Fazioli Concert Hall” in Sacile, Italy, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Stefano Battaglia – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Stefano Battaglia.

  1. Destino
  2. Pelagos
  3. Migralia
  4. Lamma Bada Yatathanna
  5. Processional
  6. Halap
  7. Dogon
  8. Life
  9. Lampedusa
  10. Hora Mundi
  11. Lamma Bada Yatathanna
  12. Exilium
  13. Migration Mantra
  14. Horgos e Roszke
  15. Ufratu
  16. Heron
  17. Brenner Toccata

on january 23, 2001.

On January 23, 2001, “HighNote” label released “Keep the Spirits Singing”, the 30th David “Fathead” Newman album. It was recorded in March 2000, at “M&I Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by David “Fathead” Newman and Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • David “Fathead” Newman – alto and tenor saxophone, flute
  • Steve Turre – trombone 
  • John Hicks – piano
  • Steve Novosel – bass
  • Winard Harper – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion 

Track listing:

  1. Keep the Spirits Singing – O’Donel Levy
  2. Mellow-D for Mr. C – Steve Turre
  3. Cousin Esau – David “Fathead” Newman
  4. Karen My Love – Davod “Fathead” Newman
  5. Willow Weep for Me – Ann Ronell
  6. Life – John Hicks
  7. Asia Beat – O’Donel Levy

On December 12, 2000.

On December 12, 2000, “Columbia” label released “Spiritual Machines”, the fourth Our Lady Peace studio album. It was recorded August – October 2000, at “Arnyard Studios” in Toronto, “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Arnold Lanni, Raine Maida and Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Raine Maida– vocals
  • Matt Cameron– drums
  • Duncan Coutts – bass guitar
  • Jamie Edwards – keyboards, electric guitar
  • Ray Kurzweil– narration
  • Tyler Lanni – singing
  • Jeremy Taggart– drums, percussion
  • Mike Turner– guitars
  • Angelo Caruso – engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixer
  • Rich Chycki – digital editing
  • Chris Gauthier – digital editing
  • Rob Waite – digital editing
  • Oli Goldsmith– artwork, layout
  • Catherine McRae – art direction
  • Our Lady Peace – art direction
  • Clay Patrick McBride – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Raine Maida.

  1. K. Intro
  2. Right Behind You (Mafia)
  3. K. 2029
  4. In Repair
  5. Life
  6. Middle of Yesterday
  7. Are You Sad?
  8. K. 2029 (Part 2)
  9. Made to Heal
  10. K. 1949–97
  11. Everyone’s a Junkie
  12. K. on Death
  13. All My Friends
  14. If You Believe
  15. The Wonderful Future

 

 

On October 2, 2015.

On October 2, 2015, “Vanguard” label released “See What You Started by Continuing”, the ninth Collective Soul studio album. It was recorded February – October 2014, in Sandy Springs, Georgia, and was produced by Ed Roland.

Personnel:

  • Ed Roland– vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Johnny Rabb– drums, percussion
  • Dean Roland– rhythm guitar
  • Jesse Triplett– lead guitar
  • Will Turpin– bass
  • Eric Frampton – organ
  • Mama Jan Smith– background vocals
  • Ebony Childs – background vocals
  • Sweet Tea Project(Christopher Alan Yates, Brian Bisky, Mike Rizzi) – background vocals
  • Joseph Guay – photography
  • Jolie Rizzi – photo editing
  • NUU Group LLC – package design
  • Shawn Grove – engineering, mixing
  • Greg Archilla – additional engineering
  • Stevie Blackie – strings, string arrangement, engineering
  • Anthony J. Resta– additional production, programming
  • Karyadi Sutedja – recording
  • Steve Rawls – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks written by Ed Roland, except where noted.

  1. This
  2. Hurricane
  3. Exposed
  4. Confession
  5. AYTA
  6. Contagious
  7. Life
  8. Am I Getting Through
  9. Memories of 2005
  10. Tradition
  11. Without Me

On July 21, 1997.

On July 21, 1997, “HevyDevy” label released “Ocean Machine: Biomech”, the second Devin Townsend studio album. It was recorded September – December 1996, and was produced by Devin Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Devin Townsend– vocals, guitar, keyboards, mixing, editing
  • JR Harder – bass
  • Marty Chapman – drums
  • Chris Valagao – backing vocals
  • John Morgan – keyboards, samples, engineering
  • Matteo Caratozzolo – editing
  • Tim Oberthier – engineering
  • Sheldon Zaharko– engineering
  • Daniel Bergstrand – recording, mixing
  • Victor Morden – mixing assistance
  • Masa Noda – artwork
  • Daniel Collins – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Devin Townsend.

  1. Wave
  2. Life
  3. Night
  4. Hide Nowhere
  5. Sister
  6. 3 A.M.
  7. Voices in the Fan
  8. Greetings
  9. Regulator
  10. Funeral
  11. Bastard
  • Not One of My Better Days
  • The Girl from Blue City
  1. The Death of Music
  2. Thing Beyond Thing

On December 27, 1978.

On December 27, 1978, Christopher Branford Bell died aged 27. He was songwriter and musician (guitar, singer), best known as founding member, guitarist and singer of the band Big Star. His work has inspired, and his songs were covered by many musicians and bands including R.E.M., Wilco, Teenage Fanclub, Primal Scream, Afghan Whigs, Pete Yorn, Beck The Posies, and The Replacements. In 2013, “Magnolia Pictures” released documentary “Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me”, which documented his life and work. In 2018, the book “There Was a Light: The Cosmic History of Chris Bell and the Rise of Big Star”, was published, also dealing with his life and music. Bell’s album “I Am the Cosmos” was posthumously released in 1992.

On July 6, 1987.

On July 6, 1987, “Geffen” label released “Life”, the 19th Neil Young album overall, and the eleventh with Crazy Horse. It was recorded November 1986, at “Universal Amphitheatre” in Universal City, and “Record One” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Neil Young, David Briggs and Jack Nitzsche.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young– guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Crazy Horse

Poncho Sampedro – guitar, keyboards

Ralph Molina – drums

Billy Talbot – bass

  • Bryan Bell – programming, synth-bank
  • Michael Hoenig– programming
  • Niko Bolas– recording, mixing
  • Coke Johnson – recording, mixing
  • Tim Mulligan, Richard Landers, Brian Soucy – engineering
  • Chris Bellman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. Mideast Vacation
  2. Long Walk Home
  3. Around the World
  4. Inca Queen
  5. Too Lonely
  6. Prisoners of Rock ‘N’ Roll
  7. Cryin’ Eyes
  8. When Your Lonely Heart Breaks
  9. We Never Danced

In September 1968.

In September 1968, “Epic” label released “Life”, the third Sly and the Family Stone studio album. It was recorded in 1968 in San Francisco, and was produced by Sly Stone.

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone– vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica, and more
  • Freddie Stone– vocals, guitar
  • Larry Graham– vocals, bass guitar
  • Rosie Stone– vocals, piano, keyboard
  • Cynthia Robinson– trumpet, vocal ad-libs
  • Jerry Martini– saxophone
  • Greg Errico– drums
  • Little Sister- Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sylvester Stewart.

  1. Dynamite!
  2. Chicken
  3. Plastic Jim
  4. Fun
  5. Into My Own Thing
  6. Harmony
  7. Life
  8. Love City
  9. I’m an Animal
  10. M’Lady
  11. Jane Is a Groupee

In April 1977.

In April 1977, “Island” label released “Izitso”, the tenth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded September 1976 – March 1977, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama;“Sound 80 Studios” in Minneapolis; “Ardent Studios” in  Memphis, Tennessee; “Le Studio”, “Morin Heights” in Quebec, Canada;  “Sweet Silence Studios” in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was produced by Cat Stevens
and David Kershenbaum.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– electric and acoustic guitars, steel guitar, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki, keyboards, piano, celesta, harpsichord, Wurlitzer electric piano, Fender Rhodes, Polymoog, Moog synthesizer, Minimoog, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP 2600, Yamaha CS-80, Yamaha GX-1, Yamaha  EA5R  electronic organ, music sequencer,[5] drums, percussion, harmonica,  brass,  arrangements, vocals, programming, illustrations, cover design
  • Jean Roussel– Hammond organ, piano, organ, synthesizer, ARP String Synthesizer, Yamaha CS-80, keyboards, flute, glockenspiel, vibraphone, string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • David Campbell– string and brass arrangements
  • Chick Corea– electric piano, keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– piano, electric piano, organ, keyboards
  • Tim Henson– acoustic piano, piano, organ, keyboards
  • Little Brother Montgomery– ARP 2600
  • Broderick Smith– harmonica
  • Marjorie Lagerwall– harp
  • Ray Gomez– guitar
  • Pete Carr– electric and acoustic guitar, steel guitar, ovation guitar, Epiphone Casino, guitar synthesizer, bouzouki
  • Jim Johnson– rhythm guitar
  • Weldon Myrick– steel guitar
  • Reggie Young– electric guitar
  • Bruce Lynch– double bass, electbass, bass synthesizer
  • David Hood– double bass, bass, bass synthesizer
  • Andy Newmark– drums, percussion
  • Bill Berg– drums, percussion
  • Barry Morgan– drums, percussion
  • Roger Hawkins– drums, percussion
  • Elkie Brooks– vocals on
  • Suzanne Lynch– backing vocals
  • Carla Benson– backing vocals
  • Evette Benton– backing vocals
  • Barbara Ingram– backing vocals
  • Gene Page– string instruments, brass instruments, arrangements
  • Engineers – Harvey Goldberg, Mike Stavros, Ian Boughey, Nigel Walker, Flemming Rasmussen, Tom Jung, Paul Martinson, Nick Blagona, Mike Ross, Freddy Hansson, Steve Brandon, Jerry Masters, Gene Eichelberger, Dee Robb, John Kelly, Ken Frieson
  • Mastering – Ted Jensen, Bernie Grundman
  • Mixing – Claude Dupras
  • Design – Mathieu Bitton
  • Programming – Cat Stevens, Claude Dupras
  • Supervisor – Bill Levenson
  • Cover Designs – Eckford Stimpson
  • Photography – Moshe Brakha
  • Coordinator – Beth Stempel

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens, except where noted.

  1. (Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard
  2. Life
  3. Killin’ Time
  4. Kypros
  5. Bonfire
  6. (I Never Wanted) To Be a Star
  7. Crazy
  8. Sweet Jamaica
  9. Was Dog a Doughnut?- Cat Stevens, Bruce Lynch, Jean Roussel
  10. Child for a Day – Paul Travis, David Gordon

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Columbia” label released “New City”, the eighth Blood, Sweat & Tears album. It was produced by was recorded 1974-1975, and Jimmy Ienner.

Personnel:

  • David Clayton-Thomas– vocals
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone, tuba, baritone horn, bass trumpet
  • Bobby Colomby– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Joe Giorgianni – trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Tony Klatka – trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Ron McClure– bass
  • Bill Tillman – saxophone, background vocals
  • Georg Wadenius– guitar, background vocals
  • Larry Willis– keyboards
  • Mike Corbett – background vocals
  • Greg Calbi– engineer
  • Tom Dwyer – assistant
  • Rod O’Brien – assistant engineer
  • Carmine Rubino – engineer
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Ride Captain Ride – Skip Konte, Franke Konte, Mike Pinera, Carlos Pinera
  2. Life – Allen Toussaint
  3. No Show – Ron McClure
  4. I Was a Witness to a War – Danny Meehan, Bobby Scott
  5. One Room Country Shack – John Lee Hooker, traditional
  6. Applause – Janis Ian
  7. Yesterday’s Music – Clayton-Thomas, William Smith
  8. Naked Man – Randy Newman
  9. Got to Get You into My Life – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  10. Takin’ It Home – Bobby Colomby