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On October 25, 1999.

On October 25, 1999, “Virgin” label released “As Time Goes By”, the tenth Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Lansdowne Studios” in London, and was produced by Bryan Ferry and Rhett Davies.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – lead vocals, synthesizer, arrangements
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar
  • Alan Barnes- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Nicholas Bucknail – clarinet
  • Wilfred Gibson – violin
  • Bob Hunt – trombone
  • Chris Laurence – bass
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Anthony Pleeth – cello
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • John Sutton – drums
  • Enrico Tomasso – trumpet
  • Hugh Webb – harp
  • Gavyn Wright– violin
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Boguslaw Kostecki – violin
  • Jose Libertella – bandoneon
  • Luis Stazo – bandoneon
  • Paul Clarvis – drums
  • Philip Dukes – viola
  • Colin Good – piano, musical director, arrangements
  • Anthony Pike – clarinet
  • Jim Tomlinson – clarinet, alto saxophone
  • Richard Jeffries – bass
  • Malcolm Earle Smith – trombone
  • Abraham Leborovich – violin
  • James Sanger – programming
  • Robert Fowler – clarinet
  • Martin Wheatley – banjo
  • Timothy Lines – clarinet
  • David White – clarinet
  • Nils Solberg – guitar
  • David Woodcock – violin
  • Cynthia Millar – ondes Martenot
  • Mark Tucker – engineer
  • Steve Pelluet – assistant engineer
  • Chris Dibble, Sven Taits – additional engineering
  • Nick de Ville, Bryan Ferry – art direction
  • Bogdan Zarkowski – artwork
  • Mike Owen – photography
  • Robin Trower- associate producer

Track listing:

  1. As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
  2. The Way You Look Tonight – Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields
  3. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  4. I’m in the Mood for Love – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  5. Where or When – Rodgers, Hart
  6. When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful – Harry Woods
  7. Sweet and Lovely – Charles Daniels, Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias
  8. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  9. Time on My Hands – Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon
  10. Lover, Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein
  11. Falling in Love Again – Friedrich Hollaender, Sammy Lerner
  12. Love Me or Leave Me – Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn
  13. You Do Something to Me – Cole Porter
  14. Just One of Those Things – Cole Porter
  15. September Song – Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson
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In April 1954.

In April 1954, “Pacific Jazz” label released “Chet Baker Sings”, the ninth Chet Baker album and his debut vocal album. It was recorded on February 15, 1954, and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Chet Baker- vocals, trumpet
  • Russ Freeman- piano, celesta
  • Carson Smith- double bass
  • Joe Mondragon- double bass
  • Bob Neel – drums
  • Jimmy Bond – double bass
  • Larance Marable- drums
  • Peter Littman – drums
  • Gerald Heard – liner notes
  • William Claxton– photography

Track listing:

  1. But Not for Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  2. Time After Time – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  3. My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  4. I Fall in Love Too Easily – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  5. There Will Never Be Another You – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  6. I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes) – Hoagy Carmichael
  7. The Thrill is Gone – Lew Brown, Ray Henderson
  8. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, Buddy DeSylva

 

In March 1961.

In March 1961, “Riverside” label released “Explorations”, the seventh Bill Evans album. It was recorded on February 2, 1961, in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews. “Explorations” won the Billboard Jazz Critics Best Piano LP poll for 1961.

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans- piano
  • Scott LaFaro- bass
  • Paul Motian– drums
  • Bill Stoddard – engineer
  • Shigeo Miyamoto – mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Israel – John Carisi
  2. Haunted Heart – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  3. Beautiful Love” (take 2) – Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young, Haven Gillespie
  4. Elsa – Earl Zindars
  5. Nardis – Miles Davis
  6. How Deep Is the Ocean? – Irving Berlin
  7. I Wish I Knew – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
  8. Sweet and Lovely – Gus Arnheim, Jules LeMare, Harry Tobias

In May 1964.

In May 1964, “Motown” label released “Mary Wells Sings My Guy”, the fourth studio Mary Wells album. It was recorded 1963-1964, and was produced by Smokey Robinson.

Personnel:

  • Mary Wells- lead vocals
  • The Andantes- backing vocals
  • The Love-Tones – backing vocals
  • Eddie Holland- backing vocals
  • The Funk Brothers- instrumentation
  • Dezo Hoffmann- front cover photography
  • Lee Ivory – sleeve notes.

Track listing:

  1. He’s The One I Love – Smokey Robinson
  2. Whisper You Love Me Boy – Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier
  3. My Guy – Smokey Robinson
  4. Does He Love Me – William “Mickey” Stevenson
  5. How? (When My Heart Belongs To You) – Smokey Robinson
  6. He Holds His Own – Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier
  7. My Baby Just Cares for Me – Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson
  8. I Only Have Eyes for You – Al Dubin, Harry Warren
  9. You Do Something to Me – Cole Porter
  10. It Had to Be You – Gus Kahn, Isham Jones
  11. If You Love Me (Really Love Me) – Geoffrey Parsons, Marguerite Monnot
  12. At Last – Harry Warren, Mack Gordon

In May 1964.

In May 1964, “Columbia” label released “Dance with The Shadows”, the third Shadows studio album. It was recorded in 1964, and was produced by Nome Paramor.

Personnel:

  • Hank Marvin– lead guitar, piano, vocals
  • Bruce Welch– rhythm guitar, vocals
  • John Rostill– bass guitar
  • Brian Locking– bass guitar
  • Brian Bennett– drums
  • Malcolm Addey – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Chattanooga Choo Choo – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  2. Blue Shadows – Brian Bennett, Brian ‘Licorice’ Locking, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  3. Fandango – Johnny Bradford, Frank Perkins
  4. Tonight (from West Side Story) – Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
  5. That’s the Way It Goes – Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  6. Big B – Brian Bennett
  7. In the Mood – Joe Garland, Andy Razaf
  8. Lonely Bull(El Solo Toro) – Sol Lake
  9. Dakota – Alan Braden
  10. French Dressing – Brian Bennett
  11. The High and the Mighty – Dimitri Tiomkin
  12. Don’t It Make You Feel Good – Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch
  13. Zambesi – Nico Carstens, Anton De Waal
  14. Temptation – Nacio Brown, Arthur Freed

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Reprise” label released “12 Songs”, the second Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman – vocals, piano
  • Clarence White– B-Bender electric guitar
  • Ron Elliott– rhythm guitar
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Lyle Ritz– double bass
  • Gene Parsons– drums
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Roy Harte– percussion
  • Al McKibbon– double bass
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Douglas Botnick – engineer
  • Lee Herschberg – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman except where noted.

  1. Have You Seen My Baby?
  2. Let’s Burn Down the Cornfield
  3. Mama Told Me Not to Come
  4. Suzanne
  5. Lover’s Prayer
  6. Lucinda
  7. Underneath the Harlem Moon – Mack Gordon, Harry Revel
  8. Yellow Man
  9. Old Kentucky Home
  10. Rosemary
  11. If You Need Oil
  12. Uncle Bob’s Midnight Blues

On March 20, 2000.

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On March 20, 2000, “Reprise” label released “Both Sides Now”, the seventeenth Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein. In 2001, the album won two “Grammy Awards”, for “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” and “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)” for the song “Both Sides, Now”.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell— vocals, cover art
  • Mark Isham— trumpet, solo
  • John Anderson — oboe
  • Julie Andrews — bassoon
  • Nick Bucknall — clarinet
  • Stan Sulzmann— clarinet, flute
  • Philip Todd — clarinet, flute and alto flute
  • Jamie Talbot — clarinet, flute, alto flute and alto saxophone
  • Andrew Findon — flute
  • Dave Arch — piano
  • Vaughan Armon — violin
  • Kate Wilkinson — viola
  • Dave Daniels — cello
  • Philip Eastop — horn
  • John Barclay — trumpet
  • Pete Beachill — trombone
  • Wayne Shorter— soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Owen Slade — tuba
  • Richard Henry — bass trombone
  • Peter Erskine— drums
  • Chris Laurence— double bass
  • Frank Ricotti— percussion
  • Herbie Hancock— piano
  • Skaila Kanga— harp

Track listing:

  1. You’re My Thrill – Sidney Clare and Jay Gorney
  2. At Last – Mack Gordon and Harry Warren
  3. Comes Love – Lew Brown, Sam H. Stept and Charles Tobias
  4. You’ve Changed – Bill Carey and Carl Fisher
  5. Answer My Love – Fred Rauch, Carl Sigman and Gerhard Winkler
  6. A Case of You – Joni Mitchell
  7. Don’t Go Strangers – Redd Evans, Arthur Kent and David Mann
  8. Sometimes I’m Happy – Irving Caesar, Clifford Grey and Vincent Youmans
  9. Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me – Rube Bloom and Ted Koehler
  10. Stormy Weather – Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler
  11. I Wish I Were in Love Again – Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers
  12. Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell