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On September 29, 2009.

On September 29, 2009, “Virgin / EMI” label released “Black Gives Way to Blue”, the fourth Alice in Chains studio album. It was recorded October 2008 – March 2009, at “Studio 666” in Northridge, California, “Henson Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Raskulinecz, Jerry Cantrell, William DuVall, Mike Inez, and Sean Kinney.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Cantrell– lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • William DuVall– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, art direction
  • Mike Inez– bass, backing vocals, art direction
  • Sean Kinney– drums, percussion, art direction
  • Elton John– piano
  • Lisa Coleman– vibraphone
  • Chris Armstrong – tabla
  • Stevie Black – string arrangement, engineer
  • Paul Figueroa – recording engineer
  • Nick Raskulinecz – recording engineer
  • John Lousteau, Martin Cooke, Kevin Mills – engineer assistant
  • Randy Staub – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Matt Taylor – art direction, design
  • James Minchin III – band photography
  • Rocky Schenck – package interior photography
  • Emmanuel Polanco – illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Jerry Cantrell, except where noted.

  1. All Secrets Known
  2. Check My Brain
  3. Last of My Kind – Jerry Cantrell, William DuVall
  4. Your Decision
  5. A Looking in View – Jerry Cantrell, William DuVall, Sean Kinney, Mike Inez
  6. When the Sun Rose Again
  7. Acid Bubble
  8. Lesson Learned
  9. Take Her Out
  10. Private Hell
  11. Black Gives Way to Blue

On September 20, 1977.

On September 20, 1977, “Polydor” label released “Ringo the 4th”, the sixth Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded February – June 1977, in Cherokee, Los Angeles, Atlantic, and New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– lead vocals, drums
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Lon Van Eaton– guitar
  • Dick Fegy – guitar
  • Danny Kortchmar– guitar
  • David Bromberg– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Chuck Rainey– bass guitar
  • Hugh McDonald– bass guitar
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • David Foster– keyboards, clavinet, piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, piano
  • Jeff Gutcheon – keyboards
  • Ken Bichel– keyboards
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Arnold McCuller – backing vocals
  • Brie Howard– backing vocals
  • David Lasley – backing vocals
  • Debra Gray – backing vocals
  • Duitch Helmer – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Gilstrap – backing vocals
  • Joe Bean – backing vocals
  • Luther Vandross– backing vocals
  • Lynn Pitney – backing vocals
  • Marietta Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Anderson – backing vocals
  • Melissa Manchester– backing vocals
  • Rebecca Louis – backing vocals
  • Robin Clark– backing vocals
  • Vini Poncia– backing vocals
  • Bette Midler– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Drowning in the Sea of Love – Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
  2. Tango All Night – Steve Hague, Tom Seufert
  3. Wings – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  4. Gave It All Up – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  5. Out on the Streets – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  6. Can She Do It Like She Dances – Steve Duboff, Gerry Robinson
  7. Sneaking Sally Through the Alley – Allen Toussaint
  8. It’s No Secret – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  9. Gypsies in the Flight – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  10. Simple Love Song – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia

 

On September 17, 1991.

On September 17, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debut Fourplay album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, at “Ocean Way Recording”, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, “Pyramid Studios” in Los Angeles, “Starlight Studios” in Malibu, California, and was produced by Bob James, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East, and Harvey Mason.

Personnel:

  • Bob James– Yamaha C7 MIDI grand piano, keyboards, synthesizers, programming, executive producer
  • Lee Ritenour– electric guitars, classical guitars, guitar synthesizer
  • Nathan East– 5-string bass, 6-string bass, backing vocals
  • Harvey Mason– drums
  • Harvey Mason Jr.– synthesizer programming, computer programming
  • El DeBarge– lead and backing vocals
  • Darryl DeBarge – backing vocals
  • Patti LaBelle– backing vocals, BGV arrangements
  • Philip Bailey– backing vocals
  • Don Murray – recording, mixing
  • Geoff Gillette – additional recording
  • Khaliq Glover – additional recording
  • Femi Jiya – additional recording
  • Mike Kloster – assistant engineer
  • Paul May – assistant engineer
  • Clif Norrell– assistant engineer
  • Harvey Mason Jr. – technical assistance
  • Robert Vosgien – digital editing
  • Wally Traugott – mastering
  • Debra Johnson – production coordinator
  • Kim Champagne – art direction
  • Leslie Wintner – design
  • Stuart Watson – photography
  • O’Brien and Schridde – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Bali Run – Lee Ritenour, Bob James
  2. 101 Eastbound – Nathan East, Marcel East
  3. Fourplay – Lee Ritenour
  4. Moonjogger – Bob James
  5. Max-O-Man – Harvey Mason Sr, Michael Lang
  6. After the Dance – Marvin Gaye, T-Boy Ross, Leon Ware
  7. Quadrille – Bob James
  8. Midnight Stroll – Harvey Mason
  9. October Morning – Lee Ritenour
  10. Wish You Were Here – Lee Ritenour
  11. Rain Forest – Bob James

On September 10, 2014.

On September 10, 2014, “Dik Hayd International” label released “World on Fire”, the second Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “NRG Studios” in Los Angeles, “Studio Barbarosa South” in Orlando, and was produced by Michael “Elvis” Baskette.

Personnel:

  • Slash– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, slide guitar, six-string bass, 12 string guitar
  • Myles Kennedy– lead vocals
  • Todd Kerns– bass guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Brent Fitz– drums, percussion, electric piano
  • Michael “Elvis” Baskette– mixing, engineer
  • Jef Moll – engineer
  • Ted Jensen– Mastering Engineer
  • Ron English – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Slash and Myles Kennedy, except where noted.

  1. World on Fire
  2. Shadow Life – Slash, Myles Kennedy, Todd Kerns
  3. Automatic Overdrive
  4. Wicked Stone
  5. 30 Years to Life
  6. Bent to Fly
  7. Stone to Fly
  8. Too Far Gone
  9. Beneath the Savage Sun
  10. Withered Delilah
  11. Battleground
  12. Dirty Girl
  13. Iris of the Storm
  14. Avalon
  15. The Dissident
  16. Safari Inn – Slash
  17. The Unholy

On September 6, 2019.

On September 6, 2019, “Sumerian” label released “How It Feels to Be Lost”, the sixth Sleeping with Sirens studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “MDDN Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Matt Good and Zakk Cervini.

Personnel:

  • Kellin Quinn – lead vocals
  • Nick Martin– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Jack Fowler – lead guitar, programming
  • Justin Hills – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Gabe Barham – drums, percussion
  • Benji Madden– vocals
  • Luke Holland– drums

 Track listing:

  1. Leave It All Behind
  2. Never Enough
  3. How It Feels to Be Lost
  4. Agree to Disagree
  5. Ghost
  6. Blood Lines
  7. Break Me Down
  8. Another Nightmare
  9. S. Missing You
  10. Medicine (Devil in My Head)
  11. Dying to Believe

On September 5, 2000.

On September 5, 2000, “Warner Bros” label released “Places”, the twelve Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded January – March 2000, at “Mad Hatter Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau- piano
  • Larry Grenadier- bass
  • Jorge Rossy- drums
  • Bernie Kirsch – engineer
  • Andrew Garver – mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – art direction, design
  • Michael Lewis – photography

Track listing:

All track by Brad Mehldau

  1. Los Angeles
  2. 29 Palms
  3. Madrid
  4. Amsterdam
  5. Los Angeles II
  6. West Hartford
  7. Airport Sadness
  8. Perugia
  9. A Walk in the Park
  10. Paris
  11. Schloss Elmau
  12. Am Zauberberg
  13. Los Angeles (reprise)

On August 29, 1987.

On August 29, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Sentimental Hygiene”, the sixth Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Record One” in Los Angeles, “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, “Cheshire Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Warren Zevon, Niko Bolas, and Andrew Slater.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, emulator
  • Bob Dylan– harmonica
  • Neil Young– lead guitar
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • Peter Buck– guitar
  • Rick Richards– guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– acoustic guitar
  • Brian Setzer– lead guitar
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Leland Sklar– bass guitar
  • Mike Mills– bass guitar
  • Jorge Calderón– bass guitar, harmony
  • Flea– bass guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Darius Degher – sitar
  • Amp Fiddler– keyboards
  • DeWayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight– guitar
  • David Lindley– lap steel guitar, bowed saz
  • Stan Lynch– harmony
  • Don Henley– harmony
  • Michael Stipe– harmony
  • Jennifer Warnes– harmony
  • Bill Berry– drums
  • Craig Krampf– drums
  • Will Alexander, Brian Bell – computer programming
  • Niko Bolas, George Clinton, Larry Ferguson – arranger
  • Willie Alexander, Brian Bell – programming, computers
  • Duncan Aldrich, Niko Bolas, Richard Bosworth – engineer
  • Richard Cottrell, Richard Landers, Bob Levy, Mark McKenna, Dan Nash, Bob Vogt – assistant engineer
  • Niko Bolas, Larry Ferguson, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff, Margo Chase – art direction
  • Herb Ritts – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. Sentimental Hygiene
  2. Boom Boom Mancini
  3. The Factory
  4. Trouble Waiting to Happen – J. D. Southe, Warren Zevon
  5. Reconsider Me
  6. Detox Mansion – Jorge Calderon, Warren Zevon
  7. Bad Karma
  8. Even a Dog Can Shake Hands – Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Warren Zevon
  9. The Heartache
  10. Leave My Monkey Alone

On August 26, 2008.

On August 26, 2008, “Geffen” label released “One Kind Favor”, the 42nd and the final B.B. King album. It was recorded in 2008, at “The Village Recorder”, and “Electro Magnetic Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by T- Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • B. B. King- vocals, guitar
  • John- piano
  • Neil Larsen – Hammond organ
  • Johnny Lee Schell- guitar
  • Nathan East- bass guitar
  • Mike Elizondo- bass guitar, double bass
  • Jim Keltner- drums, percussion
  • Jay Bellerose- drums, percussion
  • Snooky Young- trumpet
  • Ricky Woodard – tenor sax
  • Ernie Fields Jr.- baritone saxophone
  • Jeffrey Clayton – alto saxophone
  • Darrell Leonard- trumpet, arranger, horn Arrangements
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Charles Owens II – tenor saxophone

Track listing:

  1. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean – Blind Lemon Jefferson
  2. I Get So Weary – T-Bone Walker
  3. Get These Blues Off Me – Lee Vida Walker
  4. How Many More Years – Chester Burnett
  5. Waiting for Your Call – Oscar Lollie
  6. My Love Is Down – Lonnie Johnson
  7. The World Is Gone Wrong – Waletr Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon
  8. Blues Before Sunrise – Leroy Carr
  9. Midnight Blues – John Willie “Shifty” Henry
  10. Backwater Blues – Big Bill Broonzy
  11. Sitting on Top of the World – Vinson Chaatmon
  12. Tomorrow Night – Lonnie Johnson

On August 25, 1998.

On August 25, 1998, “DreamWorks” label released “XO”, the fourth Elliot Smith studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf and Tom Rothrock.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith– vocals, guitar, piano, bass guitar, drums, organ, mandolin, electric piano, melodica, percussion, string and horn arrangements, recording
  • Rob Schnapf– guitar, recording
  • Paul Pulvirenti – drums
  • Tom Rothrock– drum programming, recording
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Jon Brion– vibraphone, Chamberlin
  • Shelly Berg – string and horn arrangements
  • Tom Halm – string and horn arrangements
  • Bruce Eskovitz – bass and baritone saxophone, flute
  • James Atkinson – French horn
  • Roy Poper – trumpet
  • Farhad Behroozi – strings
  • Henry Ferber – strings
  • Jerrod Goodman – strings
  • Pamela DeAlmeida – strings
  • Peter Hatch – strings
  • Raymond Tischer II – strings
  • Russel Cantor – strings
  • Waldemar DeAlmeida – strings
  • Larry Crane – recording
  • Johnson and Wolverton – sleeve artwork
  • Eric Matthies – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith.

  1. Sweet Adeline
  2. Tomorrow Tomorrow
  3. Waltz #2 (XO)
  4. Baby Britain
  5. Pitseleh
  6. Independence Day
  7. Bled White
  8. Waltz #1
  9. Amity
  10. Oh Well, Okay
  11. Bottle Up and Explode
  12. A Question Mark
  13. Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands
  14. I Didn’t Understand

On August 21, 2015.

On August 21, 2015, “InsideOut Music” label released “The Oblivion Particle”, the twelfth Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded in 2015, at “The Mouse House” in Los Angeles, “Jimmy Branly’s Studio” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Rich Mouser, Alan Morse, and John Boegehold.

Personnel:

  • Ted Leonard- lead vocals, guitars, additional tracks and overdubs recording
  • Alan Morse- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar, mandolin, autoharp, backing vocals, additional tracks, and overdubs recording
  • Ryo Okumoto- organ, mellotron, piano, synths, clavinet, vocoder, additional tracks, and overdubs recording
  • Dave Meros– lead and backing vocals, bass, additional tracks and overdubs recording
  • Jimmy Keegan– lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, timpani
  • David Ragsdale- violin
  • Nick D’Virgilio– drums
  • John Boegehold – concept, Candid Studio photos
  • Rich Mouser – engineering, mixing, mastering
  • Jeff Fox – second engineering
  • Jeff Silverman – engineering
  • John Morse – engineering
  • Jimmy Branly – engineering
  • Thomas Ewerhard – cover artwork, graphic design
  • Alex Solca – band photography
  • Stan Ausmus – Candid Studio photos

Track listing:

  1. Tides of Time – Stan Ausmus
  2. Minion – Ted Leonard
  3. Hell’s Not Enough – Ted Leonard
  4. Bennett Built a Time Machine – John Boegehold
  5. Get Out While You Can – John Boegehold
  6. A Better Way To Fly – John Boegehold
  7. The Center Line – Alan Morse, Ryo Okumoto
  8. To Be Free Again – John Boegehold
  9. Disappear – John Boegehold