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On March 13, 1998.

On March 13, 1998, Alexander Minto Hughes aka Judge Dread died aged 52. He was reggae and ska musician, the first white recording artist to have a reggae hit in Jamaica. “Rolling Stone” magazine  wrote “He sold several million albums throughout his 25-plus year career and was second only to Bob Marley in U.K. reggae sales during the 70s”. Dread has the most banned songs on “BBC” radio of all time.

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On March 13, 2006.

Placebo meds

On March 13, 2006, “Virgin” label released “Meds”, the fifth Placebo studio album. It was recorded in December 2005 and January 2006, at “RAK Studios”, “Livingston Studios” and “Sarm West Studios” in London, and was produced by Dimitri Tikovoï.

Personnel:

  • Brian Molko– guitar, lead vocals, keyboards
  • Stefan Olsdal– bass, backing vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Steve Hewitt– drums
  • Alison Mosshart– vocals
  • Michael Stipe– vocals
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Ian Burge –cello
  • Sarah Button – violin
  • Krista Caspersz – violin
  • Reiad Ceibah –viola
  • Fiona Griffiths – viola
  • Gita Langley – violin
  • Vicky Matthews – cello
  • Jessie Murphy – violin
  • Emma Owens – viola
  • Tom Piggot-Smith – violin
  • Helen Rathbone – cello
  • Katherine Shave – viola
  • Ellie Stanford, Deborah White, Lucy Wilkins, Dave Williams – violin
  • Sarah Willson – cello
  • Fiona Brice– string arrangement
  • Alex Cowper – design

Track listing:

  1. Meds
  2. Infra-Red
  3. Drag
  4. Space Monkey
  5. Follow the Cops Back Home
  6. Post Blue
  7. Because I Want You
  8. Blind
  9. Pierrot the Clown
  10. Broken Promise
  11. One of a Kind
  12. In the Cold Light of Morning
  13. Song to Say Goodbye

On March 13, 2006.

GrahamLoveTravels

On March 13, 2006, “Parlaphone” label released “Love Travels at Illegal Speeds”, the sixth Graham Coxon solo studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Stephen Street.

Personnel:

  • Graham Coxon – vocals, guitar, artwork
  • Louis Vause – piano
  • Sean Read – organ
  • Simon Clarke – flute
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Stephen Large – Vox Continental
  • Alex Hutchinson – design
  • Pennie Smith – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Coxon.

  1. Standing on My Own Again
  2. I Can’t Look at Your Skin
  3. Don’t Let Your Man Know
  4. Just A State of Mind
  5. You & I
  6. Gimme Some Love
  7. I Don’t Wanna Go Out
  8. Don’t Believe Anything I Say
  9. Tell it Like it Is
  10. Flights to the Sea (Lovely Rain)
  11. What’s He Got?
  12. You Always Let Me Down
  13. See A Better Day

On March 13, 2001.

Eric_Clapton_Reptile

On March 13, 2001, “Reprise” label released “Reptile”, the fifteenth Eric Clapton studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Eric Clapton and Simon Climie.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – vocals, guitars, sleeve concept
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Billy Preston– hammond organ piano, melodica
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar
  • Pino Palladino– bass
  • Andy Fairweather Low– guitar
  • Tim Carmon– piano, hammond organ, synthesizer
  • Paul Carrack– keyboards, wurlitzer hammond organ
  • Paul Waller – drum programming
  • The Impressions– backing vocals
  • Joe Sample– Wurlitzer, rhodes electric piano
  • Paulinho da Costa– percussion
  • Nick Ingman– string arrangement
  • Simon Climie– Pro Tools
  • Alan Douglas – engineer
  • Paul Miggens – lettering
  • Jack English– photography

Track listing:

  1. Reptile – Eric Clapton
  2. Got You on My Mind – Joe Thomas, Howard Briggs
  3. Travelin’ Light – J.J. Cale
  4. Believe in Life – Eric Clapton
  5. Come Back Baby – Ray Charles
  6. Broken Down – Simon Climie, Dennis Morgan
  7. Find Myself – Eric Clapton
  8. I Ain’t Gonna Stand for It –Stevie Wonder
  9. I Want a Little Girl – Murray Mencher, Billy Moll
  10. Second Nature – Eric Clapton, Simon Climie, Dennis Morgan
  11. Modern Girl – Eric Clapton
  12. Superman Inside – Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall, IIand Susannah Melvoin
  13. Son & Sylvia – Eric Clapton

On March 13, 1995.

Radiohead.bends.

On March 13, 1995, “Parlaphone” label released “The Bends”, the second Radiohead studio album. It was recorded August – November 1994, at “Abbey Road Studios”, “RAK Studios” in London and “The Manor” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by John Leckie.”The Bends” was certified 3 x Platinum in UK by “BPI” and in Canada by “Music Canada”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Thom Yorke– vocals, guitars, piano, string arrangements, artwork, illustrations
  • Jonny Greenwood– guitars, organ, keyboards, synthesizer, piano, recorder, string arrangements
  • Colin Greenwood– bass guitar
  • Ed O’Brien– guitars, backing vocals
  • Phil Selway– drums, percussion
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • John Matthias– violin, viola
  • Stanley Donwood– artwork, illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Jonny Greenwood, Philip Selway, Thom Yorke.

  1. Planet Telex
  2. The Bends
  3. High and Dry
  4. Fake Plastic Trees
  5. Bones
  6. Nice Dream
  7. Just
  8. My Iron Lung
  9. Bullet Proof..I Wish I Was
  10. Black Star
  11. Sulk
  12. Street Spirit (Fade Out)

On March 13, 1970.

Egg

On March 13, 1970, “Deram” label released the debut, self-titled Egg album. It was recorded in October 1969, at “Landsdowne Studios” and “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Dave Stewart, Mont Campbell and Clive Brooks.

Personnel:

  • Dave Stewart- organ, piano, tone generator, mellotron
  • Mont Campbell- bass, vocals
  • Clive Brooks- drums

Track listing:

  1. Bulb – Peter Gallen
  2. While Growing My Hair – Clive Brooks,Mont Campbell, Dave Stewart
  3. I Will Be Absorbed – Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell, Dave Stewart
  4. Fugue in D Minor – Johann Sebastian Bach
  5. They Laughed When I Sat Down at the Piano… Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell, Dave Stewart
  6. The Song of McGillicudie the Pusillanimous (Or Don’t Worry James, Your Socks Are Hanging in the Coal Cellar with Thomas) – Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell, Dave Stewart
  7. Boilk – Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell, Dave Stewart
  8. Symphony No. 2 – Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell, Dave Stewart
    • Movement 1
    • Movement 2
    • Blane
    • Movement 4

 

On March 13, 1970.

Tyrannosaurus Rex - A Beard Of Stars

On March 13, 1970, “Regal Zonophone” label released “A Beard of Stars”, the fourth Tyrannosaurus Rex studio album. It was recorded April – November 1969, at “Trident Studios” in London and was produced by Tony Visconti.

Personnel:

  • Marc Bolan- acoustic and electric guitars, lead vocals, organ, bass
  • Mickey Finn- Moroccan clay drums, backing vocals, tabla, finger cymbals, bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Marc Bolan.

  1. Prelude
  2. A Day Laye
  3. Woodland Bop
  4. Fist Heart Mighty Dawn Dart
  5. Pavilions of Sun
  6. Organ Blues
  7. By the Light of a Magical Moon
  8. Wind Cheetah
  9. A Beard of Stars
  10. Great Horse
  11. Dragon’s Ear
  12. Lotty Skies
  13. Dove
  14. Elemental Child