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On December 11, 2015.

On December 11, 2015, “Rough Trade” label released “Right on!”, the debut Jenny Lee Lindberg album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Happy Ending Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jenny Lee Lindberg and Norm Block.

Personnel:

  • Jenny Lee Lindberg – vocals, bass, artwork
  • Norm Block – drums, backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Dan Elkan– guitar, backing vocals
  • Stella Mozgawa– drums, beat
  • Tony Bevilacqua– guitar
  • Kris Byerly – backing vocals
  • Katie Burden – backing vocals
  • Kirk Hellie – guitar
  • Jonathan Hishcke – bass guitar
  • Cedric LeMoyne – guitar
  • Paul Logus – mastering
  • Mia Kirby – artwork, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jenny Lee Lindberg.

  1. Blind
  2. Boom Boom
  3. Never
  4. Long Lonely Winter
  5. Bully
  6. Riot
  7. He Fresh
  8. Offerings
  9. White Devil
  10. Real Life

 

On November 17, 1986.

On November 17, 1986, “Mercury” label released “Strong Persuader”, the fifth   Robert Cray studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Sage & Sound and Haywood’s” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Bromberg and Dennis Walker.

Personnel:

  • Robert Cray– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Boe – keyboards
  • Richard Cousins – bass
  • David Olson – drums
  • Lee Spath – percussion
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet, trombone
  • Fidel Bell – mixing assistant
  • Charlie Brocco – mixing assistant

Track listing:

  1. Smoking Gun – David Amy, Richard Cousins, Robert Cray
  2. I Guess I Showed Her – Dennis Walker
  3. Right Next Door (Because of Me) – Dennis Walker
  4. Nothin’ But a Woman – David Amy, Richard Cousins, Robert Cray, Peter Boe, David Olson
  5. Still Around – Peter Boe
  6. More Than I Can Stand – Robert Cray
  7. Foul Play – Dennis Walker
  8. I Wonder – Robert Cray
  9. Fantasized – Dennis Walker
  10. New Blood – David Amy, Peter Boe, Robert Cray, Ozall Washington

On November 14, 1979.

On November 14, 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Down on the Farm”, the seventh Little Feat studio album. The album was completed and released shortly after the death of the band’s founder and leader, Lowell George. It was recorded in 1979, at “Wally Heider Studios” in Los Angeles, and Lowell George’s house in Topanga Canyon, The Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills, and was produced by Lowell George.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George– vocals, guitar
  • Paul Barrère– vocals, guitar
  • Sam Clayton– vocals, congas
  • Kenny Gradney- bass
  • Richie Hayward– vocals, drums
  • Bill Payne– vocals, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Gordon DeWitty– keyboards
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Jerry Jumonville- saxophone
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow- pedal steel guitar
  • David Lindley– guitar
  • Earl Palmer- drums
  • Fred Tackett- guitar
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
  • Julia Waters- backing vocals
  • Luther Waters- backing vocals
  • Oren Waters- backing vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – backing vocals
  • Fran Payne- backing vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt- backing vocals
  • Dan Smith – backing vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Down on the Farm – Paul Barrère
  2. Six Feet of Snow – Lowell George, Keith Godchaux
  3. Perfect Imperfection – Paul Barrère, Tom Snow
  4. Kokomo – Lowell George
  5. Be One Now – Lowell George, Fred Tackett
  6. Straight from the Heart – Lowell George, Bill Payne
  7. Front Page News – Lowell George, Bill Payne
  8. Wake up Dreaming – Bill Payne, Fran Payne
  9. Feel the Groove – Sam Clayton, Gordon DeWitty

 

On November 8, 2011.

On November 8, 2011, “Mack Avenue” label released “Conversations with Christian”,  the tenth Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Avatar Studios”, and “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, “LeGonks”  in Los Angeles, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright bass
  • Angélique Kidjo – vocal
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocal
  • Sting – vocal
  • Gina Gershon – vocal
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Roy Hargrove – trumpet
  • George Duke – keyboards
  • Regina Carter – violin
  • Ron Blake – saxophone
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Billy Taylor – piano
  • Russell Malone – guitar
  • Randall Kennedy – creative directo
  • André Kimo – associate producer
  • Mat Lejeune – engineer
  • Fernando Lodeiro – assistant engineer
  • Anna Webber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Afrika – Jean Hébrail, Angélique Kidjo
  2. Fat Bach and Greens – Johann Sebastian Bach, traditional
  3. Consider Me Gone – Sting
  4. Guajeo y Tumbao – Eddie Palmieri
  5. Baubles, Bangles and Beads – George Forrest, Robert Wright
  6. Spiritual – Billy Taylor
  7. It’s Your Thing – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  8. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  9. McDukey Blues – Christian McBride
  10. Tango Improvisation #1 – Chick Corea, Christian McBride
  11. Sister Rosa – Christian McBride
  12. Shake ‘n Blake – Christian McBride
  13. Chitlins and Gefiltefish – Christian McBride

On October 28, 2016.

On October 28, 2016, “Virgin EMI” label released “Two Vines”, the third Empire of the Sun studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Studio 161”, “Henson Studios”, “Woody Jackson Studios” in Los Angeles, “Island Sound” in Hawaii, and was produced by  Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes and Donnie Sloan.

Personnel:

  • Luke Steele – vocals, bass, guitar, piano, synthesizers
  • Nick Littlemore – vocals, keyboards, drums, percussion, melodica, trombone, clavinet
  • Steve Bach – keyboards
  • Lindsey Buckingham– backing vocals, guitars
  • Evan Frasier – mbira
  • Teddy Geiger– vocals
  • Mark Goldenberg – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Harris – drum, percussion engineering
  • SK Kakraba – gyil
  • Mito Kasuya – vocals
  • Tim Lefebvre– bass
  • Jake Najor – drums
  • Todd M. Simon – marimba, vibraphone
  • Dexter Story – slit drums
  • Te’Amir Yohannes Sweeney – slit drums
  • David Wilder – bass
  • Alan Mark Lightner – marimba, xylophone
  • Henry Hey– keyboards
  • Todd Simon – percussion direction
  • Scott Horscroft – A&R, production assistance
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Peter Mayes– engineering, mixing
  • Heather O’Brien – A&R coordination

Track listing:

  1. Before – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Henry Hey
  2. High and Low – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Jonathan Sloan
  3. Two Vines – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Jonathan Sloan
  4. Friends – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Jonathan Sloan
  5. There’s No Need – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Jonathan Sloan
  6. Way to Go – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Tim Lefebvre, Henry Hey
  7. Ride – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Henry hey, Wendy Melvoin
  8. Digital Life – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, John Theodore Geiger II
  9. First Crush – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Henry Hey, Jonathan Sloan
  10. ZZZ – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Jonathan Sloan
  11. To Her Door – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Jonathan Sloan, Lindsey Buckingham

 

On October 18, 2013.

On October 18, 2013, “Custard Records” and “Atlantic” label released “Moon Landing”, the fourth James Blunt studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2013 in London, New York City and Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Rothrock, Steve Mac, Steve Robson, Dan Wilson and Ryan Tedder.

Personnel:

  • James Blunt– lead vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards
  • Sasha Krivtsov– bass
  • Charlie Paxson – drums, percussion
  • John Nau – keyboards
  • Matt Chait – guitars
  • Tom Rothrock- guitars, keyboards
  • Mike Tarantino – engineer
  • Smith Carlson – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Face the Sun – James Blunt, Steve Robson
  2. Satellites – James Blunt, Claude Kelly, Steve Mac
  3. Bonfire Heart – James Blunt, Ryan Tedder
  4. Heart to Heart – James Blunt, Daniel Parker, Daniel Omello
  5. Miss America – James Blunt, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac
  6. The Only One – James Blunt, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac
  7. Sun on Sunday – James Blunt, Claude Kelly, Steve Mac
  8. Bones – James Blunt, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac
  9. Always Hate Me – James Blunt, Ammar Malik
  10. Postcards – James Blunt, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac
  11. Blue on Blue – James Blunt, Steve McEwan

 

On September 28, 1993.

On September 28, 1993, “Full Moon” label released “River of Souls”, the thirteenth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Mountain Bird Studios” in Boulder, CO, “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, CA, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – vocals, acoustic, rhythm and classical guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, synth steel drum, horn arrangement, electric guitar, percussion, acoustic piano, mandolin, Hammond B3 organ, drum programming, cymbal, cowbell, sampling,synth flute, strings
  • Alex Acuña– congas, udu, shaker, triangle, woodblock
  • Maxine Anderson – backing vocals
  • Bill Bergman – saxophone, horn arrangement
  • Mike Botts– drums, shaker, bass drum, hi-hat, cymbal
  • Pam Boulding – hammered dulcimer
  • Philip Boulding – pennywhistle, Celtic harp
  • David Campbell– orchestra and string arrangement , conductor
  • Lenny Castro – congas, shaker, timbales
  • Gene Elders – fiddle
  • Dennis Farias – trumpet
  • Mike Finnigan– Hammond B3 organ
  • Daniel Fornero – trumpet
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar
  • Michael Hanna – keyboards
  • Larry Klein– fretless bass, bass guitar
  • Ronald Kunene – backing vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, cymbal
  • Stephen “Doc” Kupka– baritone saxophone
  • Abner Mariri – backing vocals
  • Robert McEntree – electric guitar
  • Vince Melamed– synth marimba
  • Lebohang Morake – backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– acoustic piano
  • Mike Porcaro– bass guitar
  • Josef Powell – backing vocals
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • Julia Tillman Waters – backing vocals
  • Oren Waters– backing vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – backing vocals
  • Remington Buckaroo Boone – executive producer
  • Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis, Dave Reynolds, Elliot Scheiner, James Tuttle – engineer
  • Neal Avron, Anastasia Fogelberg, Dave Glover, Mike Kloster, Kevin Nimmo – assistant engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner at – mixing
  • Tom Winslow – mixing assistant
  • Denny Purcell – mastering
  • John Kosh, Brian Wittman – art direction, design
  • Henry Diltz – photography

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg.

  1. Magic Every Moment
  2. All There Is
  3. The Minstrel
  4. Faces of America
  5. Holy Road
  6. Serengeti Moon
  7. Higher Ground
  8. A Love Like This
  9. River of Souls
  10. A Voice for Peace