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On June 18, 2021.

On June 18, 2021, “Universal Music Enterprises” label released “Crash of the Crown”, the seventeenth Styx studio album. It was recorded 2021 – 2021, at “The Shop” “Studio Amontillado”, “Blackbird Studios”, “Blue Sound and Music”, “Todd’s Studio”, and was produced by Will Evankovich.

Personnel:

  • Tommy Shaw – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, banjo
  • James Young – vocals, electric guitars
  • Lawrence Gowan – vocals, piano, B3 organ, synthesizers, mellotron
  • Ricky Phillips – bass guitar
  • Chuck Panozzo – bass guitar
  • Todd Sucherman – drums, percussion
  • Will Evankovich – acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, synthesizers, soundscapes, percussion, backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Michael Bahan – tablas
  • Steve Patrick – piccolo trumpet
  • Alan Hertz – engineer, mixing
  • JR Taylor, Scott Rottler, Russ Mackay, Sean Badum, Devan Skaggs – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Todd Gallopo – art direction, design, illustration
  • Mike Mettler – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. The Fight of Our Lives – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  2. A Monster – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  3. Reveries – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  4. Hold Back the Darkness – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  5. Save Us from Ourself – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  6. Crash of the Crown – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  7. Our Wonderful Lives – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  8. Common Ground – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Lawrence Gowan
  9. Sound the Alarm – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  10. Long Live the King – Will Evankovich
  11. Lost at Sea – Lawrence Gowan
  12. Coming Out the Other Side – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich, Ricky Phillips
  13. To Those – Tommy Shaw, Will Evankovich
  14. Another Farewell – Will Evankovich
  15. Stream – Tommy Shaw

On March 7, 1973.

Byrds

On March 7, 1973, “Asylum” label released “Byrds”, the twelve and final The Byrds studio album. It was recorded October – November 1972, at “Wally Heider’s Studio 3” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Crosby.

Personnel:

  • Roger McGuinn– guitar, banjo, Moog synthesizer, vocals
  • Gene Clark- guitar, harmonica, tambourine, vocals
  • David Crosby- guitar, vocals
  • Chris Hillman– electric bass, guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Michael Clarke– drums, congas, percussion
  • Wilton Felder- electric bass
  • Johnny Barbata- drums
  • Dallas Taylor- congas, tambourine

Track listing:

  1. Full Circle – Gene Clark
  2. Sweet Mary – Roger McGuinn, Jacques Levy
  3. Changing Heart – Gene Clark
  4. For Free – Joni Mitchell
  5. Born to Rock ‘n’ Roll – Roger McGuinn
  6. Things Will Be Better – Chris Hillman, Dallas Taylor
  7. Cowgirl in the Sand – Neil Young
  8. Long Live the King – David Crosby
  9. Borrowing Time – Chris Hillman, Joe Lala
  10. Laughing – David Crosby
  11. (See the Sky) About to Rain – Neil Young