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On January 20, 1978.

On January 20, 1978, “Columbia” label released “Infinity”, the fourth Journey studio album. It was recorded October–December 1977 at “His Master’s Wheels Studio” in San Francisco  and “Cherokee Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry– lead vocals
  • Neal Schon– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Gregg Rolie– lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums, percussion
  • Roy Thomas Baker– mixing
  • Geoff Workman – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Lights – Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  2. Feeling That Way – Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Aynsley Dunbar
  3. Anytime – Gregg Rolie, Roger Silver, Robert Fleischman, Neal Schon, Ross Valory
  4. Lă Do Dā – Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  5. Patiently – Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  6. Wheel in the Sky – Neal Schon, Robert Fleischman, Diane Valory
  7. Somethin’ to Hide – Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  8. Winds of March – Matt Schin, Neal Schon, Robert Fleischman, Gregg Rolie, Steve Perry
  9. Can Do – Steve Perry, Ross Valory
  10. Opened the Door – Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon

On January 18, 2019.

On January 18, 2019, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Remind Me Tomorrow”, the fifth Sharon Van Etten studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Sargent Recorders”,  “Studio 64” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Sharon Van Etten– vocals, piano, organ
  • Heather Woods Broderick– backing vocals, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Zachary Dawes – bass, synthesizer
  • McKenzie Smith – drums, percussion
  • Luke Reynolds– lap steel guitar, guitar, tape loops, synthesizer, keyboards, celesta, bass
  • John Congleton– percussion, organ, theremin, synthesizer, drone, drum programming, tape loops, drum machine, loops, sequencer, engineering, mixing
  • Jamie Stewart– vocals, synthesizer, guitar, bells, percussion
  • Lars Horntveth– guitar, synthesizer, woodwinds, piano, celesta
  • Brian Reitzell– drums, organ, percussion, drone, cymbal
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Stella Mozgawa– drums
  • Sean Cook – additional engineering
  • Tyler Karmen – additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • JN-H – lacquer cutting
  • Nathaniel David Utesch – design, layout
  • Katherine Dieckmann– front cover photography
  • Rob Houston – inner sleeve photography
  • Maya Judd – inner sleeve photography
  • Len Prince– inner sleeve, back cover, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sharon Van Etten, except where  noted.

  1. I Told You Everything
  2. No One’s Easy to Love
  3. Memorial Day
  4. Comeback Kid – Sharon Van Etten, Sam Cohen
  5. Jupiter 4
  6. Seventeen – Sharon Van Etten, Kate Davis
  7. Malibu
  8. You Shadow
  9. Hands
  10. Stay

 

On January 12, 2018.

On January 12, 2018, “Vagrant Records” label released “Wrong Creatures”, the eighth Black Rebel Motorcycle Club studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2017, at “Sunset Sound”, “606” and “The Station House” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Launay, Robert Levon Been, Peter Hayes and Leah Shapiro.

Personnel:

  • Robert Levon Been – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, art direction
  • Peter Hayes – vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica
  • Leah Shapiro – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Gillian Rivers – viola, string arrangements
  • Derek Stein – cello
  • Nick Launay – engineer, mixing
  • Atom Greenspan – engineer, mixing
  • Ethan Allan – engineer
  • John Lousteau – engineer
  • Ethan Mates – engineer
  • Mark Rains – engineer
  • Alejandro Baima – engineer assistant
  • James Salter – engineer assistant
  • Morgan Stratton – engineer assistant
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Robert Columbus – drum technician
  • Brian Lauzon – art direction, artwork, design
  • Tessa Angus – photography
  • Michelle Shiers – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Levon Been, Peter Hayes and Leah Shapiro.

  1. DFF
  2. Spook
  3. King of Bones
  4. Haunt
  5. Echo
  6. Ninth Configuration
  7. Question of Faith
  8. Calling Them All Away
  9. Little Thing Gone Wild
  10. Circus Bazooko
  11. Carried from the Start
  12. All Rise

On December 28, 1963.

On December 28, 1963, “Tamla Motown” label released “With a Song In My Heart”, the third Stevie Wonder studio album. It was recorded in 1963, at “Hitsville USA” in Detroit, and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Clarence Paul and William “Mickey” Stevenson.

Personnel:

  • Stevie Wonder- vocals, harmonica
  • Ernie Wilkins- arranger, conductor
  • Los Angelessession musicians – instrumentation

Track listing:

  1. With a Song in My Heart – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  2. When You Wish Upon a Star – Ned Washington, Leigh Harline
  3. Smile – Charlie Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner
  4. Make Someone Happy – Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne
  5. Dream – Johnny Mercer
  6. Put on a Happy Face – Charles Strouse, Lee Adams
  7. On the Sunny Side of the Street – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
  8. Get Happy – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  9. Give Your Heart a Chance – Ron Miller, Orlando Murden, Kenneth O’Neil
  10. Without a Song – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans

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