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On march 17, 1986,

On March 17, 1986, “Mute” label released “Black Celebration”, the fifth Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded November 1985 – January 1986, at “Westside Studios” and “Genetic Studios” in London, “Hansa Mischraum” in Berlin and was produced by Gareth Jones, Daniel Miller, Alan Wilder, Andrew Fletcher, David Gahan and Martin Gore. The album was certified Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”.

Personnel:

  • David Gahan – vocals
  • Martin Gore – vocals, guitars, piano, melodica, synthesizer, bass, sampler
  • Alan Wilder – piano, keyboards, samples
  • Andrew Fletcher – keyboards, synthesizer, sampler, bas
  • Dave Allen – recording
  • Phil Tennant – recording assistance
  • Richard Sullivan – engineering assistance
  • Peter Schmidt – engineering assistance
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Martyn Atkins – design
  • David A. Jones – design
  • Mark Higenbottam – design
  • Brian Griffin – photography
  • Stuart Graham – photography assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin L. Gore.

  1. Black Celebration
  2. Fly on the Windscreen – Final
  3. A Question of Lust
  4. Sometimes
  5. It Doesn’t Matter Two
  6. A Question of Time
  7. Stripper
  8. Here is the House
  9. World Full of Nothing
  10. Dressed in Black
  11. New Dress

On March 17, 1979.

On March 17, 1979, “Swan Song” label released “Desolation Angels” the fifth Bad Company studio album. It was recorded August – September 1978, at “Ridge Farm Studio” in Surrey, UK, and was produced by Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Boz Burrell and Simon Kirke.

Personnel:

  • Paul Rodgers – vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizers
  • Mick Ralphs – guitar, keyboards
  • Boz Burrell – bass
  • Simon Kirke – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Rodgers except where noted.

  1. Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy
  2. Crazy Circles
  3. Gone Gone Gone – Boz Burrell
  4. Evil Wind
  5. Early in the Morning
  6. Lonely for Your Love – Mick Ralphs
  7. Oh, Atlanta – Mick Ralphs
  8. Take the Time – Mick Ralphs
  9. Rhythm Machine – Simon Kirke, Boz Burrell
  10. She Brings Me Love

On March 17, 1969.

On March 17, 1969, “Atlantic” label released “Freedom Suite” the fifth Rascals studio album. It was recorded May – December 1968, and was produced by Arif Mardin, Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati, Gene Cornish and Dino Danelli.

Personnel:

  • Felix Cavaliere – lead and backing vocals, organ, piano
  • Gene Cornish – lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Eddie Brigati – lead and backing vocals, conga drums, tambourine
  • Dino Danelli – drums
  • Chuck Rainey – bass guitar
  • Richard Davis – bass guitar
  • Gerald Jemmott – bass guitar
  • King Curtis – tenor saxophone
  • David Newman – tenor saxophone
  • David Brigati – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin – arrangements
  • Charles Morrow – arrangements
  • Adrian Barber – recording engineer
  • Tom Dowd – recording engineer
  • Don Casale – recording engineers

Track listing:

  1. America the Beautiful – Felix Cavaliere
  2. Me and My Friends – Gene Cornish
  3. Any Dance’ll Do – Felix Cavaliere
  4. Look Around – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  5. A Ray of Hope – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  6. Island of Love – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  7. Of Course – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  8. Love Was So Easy to Give – Gene Cornish
  9. People Got to Be Free – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere
  10. Baby I’m Blue – Felix Cavaliere
  11. Heaven – Felix Cavaliere
  12. Adrian’s Birthday – Felix Cavaliere, Gene Cornish, Dino Danelli
  13. Boom – Dino Danelli
  14. Cute – Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere, Gene Cornish, Dino Danelli

On March 17, 2019.

On March 17, 2019, Bernard Joseph Tormey aka Bernie Tormé died aged 66. He was songwriter, musician (guitar, singer), record label and recording studio owner.  With Robin Guy and John McCoy he formed the band Guy McCoy Tormé, has worked with Ozzy Osbourne, Atomic Rooster, Desperado, but was best known for his work with Gillan.

On March 17, 2017.

On March 17, 2017, “Ne! Records” label released “Pocetok i kraj”, the debut Padot na Vizantija album. Album vinyl version contains studio and live recordings, and one garage demo recording, accompanied with a bonus CD, with track versions different than the ones on the vinyl.  The album tracks were recorded 1983 – 1985, at “RTS”, “Dom  na mladi 25 Maj” and “Sala na KK Rabotnicki” in Skopje, Macedonia.

Personnel:

  • Goran Trajkovski – vocals, bass guitar
  • Klime Kovacevski – guitar
  • Shpend Ibrahim – drums
  • Zoran Dabic – guitar
  • Sami Ibrahim – bass guitar
  • Damir Grginic – remastering
  • Robert Ristic – remastering
  • Ne! Records – cover design
  • JW Design – cover design

Track listing:

Vinyl

  1. Pocetok i kraj
  2. Istata sostojba
  3. Nok nad Jugoslavija
  4. 1000 godini temnina
  5. Ne mi treba nikoj
  6. Mozebi jas
  7. Znam deka eden den ke dojdat istite luge
  8. Istata sostojba
  9. Konjanici, konjanici
  10. Pocetok i kraj

On March 17, 2003.

On March 17, 2003, “4AD” label released “The Grotto”, the sixth Kristin Hersh album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Kristin Hersh.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, guitar
  • Howe Gelb– piano
  • Andrew Bird– violin
  • Steve Rizzo – engineer, mixing
  • Shinro Ohtake – artwork
  • Vaughan Oliver – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Sno Cat
  2. Deep Wilson
  3. Snake Oil
  4. Vanishing Twin
  5. SRB
  6. Silver Sun
  7. Vitamins V
  8. Arnica Montana
  9. Milk Street
  10. Ether

 

March 17, 1998.

On March 17, 1998, “Tzadik” label released “Busy Being Born”, the fourth Gary Lucas album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Gary Lucas and Kazunori Sugiyama.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lucas– vocals, acoustic, electric and steel guitar
  • Greg Cohen– bass guitar
  • Jonathan Kane – drums
  • Larry Fine – vocals
  • John Zorn– saxophone
  • Misako Kano – piano
  • Kenny Hurwitz – vocals
  • Tim Kalliches – engineering
  • Sascha von Oertzen – engineering
  • Irene Trudel – engineering
  • Allan Tucker – mastering
  • Ikue Mori– design
  • André Grossmann – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Lucas, except where noted.

  1. Adon Olom (instrumental) – traditional
  2. Adon Olom – (vocal) – traditional
  3. Shekhinah
  4. Sandman
  5. Sunrise Sunset – Jerry Brock, Sheldon Harnick
  6. Tradition – Jerry Brock, Sheldon Harnick
  7. The Mensch in the Moon – Walter Horn, Gary Lucas
  8. Lydia, The Tattooed Lady – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
  9. Crawlspace
  10. Dayenu / Dreidei – traditional
  11. Fleisherei – Green, Lerner, Timberg
  12. A Hundred pounds of Clay – Luther Dixon, Bob Elgin, Kay Rogers
  13. The Seven faces of Dr. Lao – Leigh Haarline
  14. Abie the Fishman
  15. Hinay Ma Tov – traditional
  16. Theme from Exodus – Ernest Gold
  17. Adon olom (acappella) – traditional

On March 17, 2017.

On March 17, 2017, “Matador Records” label released “Hot Thoughts”, the ninth Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, “Public Hi-Fi” in Austin, Texas, “Catacomb Recording Company” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Dave Fridmann, Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Alex Fischel and Rob Pope.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel– vocals, guitars, keys, piano, percussion, bass, design
  • Jim Eno– drums, percussion, keys
  • Alex Fischel – keyboards, piano, guitars, percussion
  • Rob Pope– bass, percussion
  • Stephen Patterson – extra drums
  • Brad Shenfeld – darbuka, saz
  • Ted Taforo – saxophone
  • Sharon Van Etten– vocals
  • Sabrina Ellis – vocals
  • Sara Houser – vocals
  • Blair Robbins – vocals
  • Dave Fridmann– recording, mixing
  • Brad Bell – engineering
  • Matt Gerhard – engineering
  • Mike Fridmann – engineering
  • Max Lorenzen – engineering
  • Grant Eppley – engineering
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Gentry Studer – mastering
  • Janet Weiss– song sequencing
  • Christine Messersmith – cover image
  • Alan Hynes – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel, except  where noted.

  1. Hot Thoughts – Britt Daniel, Sean Dineen
  2. WhisperI’lllistentohearit
  3. Do I Have to Talk You Into It
  4. First Caress – Britt Daniel, Alex Fischel
  5. Pink Up
  6. Can I Sit Next to You
  7. I Ain’t the One
  8. Tear It Down – Britt Daniel, Laura Pergolizzi
  9. Shotgun – Britt Daniel, Sean Dineen
  10. Us – Britt Daniel, Ted Taforo

On March 17, 1998.

On March 17, 1998, “Warner Bros” label released “Van Halen III”, the eleventh Van Halen studio album. It was recorded March – December 1997, at “5150 Studios”,  Studio City, CA, and was produced by Mike Post and Eddie Van Halen.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Van Halen– lead and backing vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, engineer
  • Michael Anthony – bass, backing vocals
  • Gary Cherone– lead vocals
  • Alex Van Halen– drums, percussion
  • Mike Post– piano
  • Florian Ammon – programming
  • Ian Dye – programming
  • Ed Rogers – programming
  • Paul Wight – programming
  • The Edward – mixing, mastering
  • Erwin Musper – engineer
  • Robbes – mixing, mastering
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Stine Schyberg – art direction
  • Scott Schafer – coloring
  • Dan Chavkin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Gary Cherone and Alex Van Halen.

  1. Neworld
  2. Without You
  3. One I Want
  4. From Afar
  5. Dirty Water Dog
  6. Once
  7. Fire in the Hole
  8. Josephina
  9. Year to the Day
  10. Primary
  11. Ballot of the Bullet
  12. How Many Say I

On March 17, 2017.

On March 17, 2017, “Columbia” label released “Spirit”, the 14th Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded April – August 2016, at “Jungle City Studios” in New York City, “Sound Design” in Santa Barbara, California, and was produced by James Ford. The album was certified Platinum in France “SNEP” and 2 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gahan– lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Martin Gore– guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Andy Fletcher– keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • James Ford- mixing, drums, pedal steel guitar
  • Matrixxman– programming
  • Kurt Uenala– programming, bass guitar
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering, mix engineering
  • Connor Long, Óscar Muñoz, David Schaeman – assistant engineer
  • Brendan Morawski – assistant engineer, mix assistant
  • Brian Lucey – mastering
  • Daniel Miller– A&R
  • Anton Corbijn– cover, all visuals and art-direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin L. Gore, except where noted.

  1. Going Backwards
  2. Where’s the Revolution
  3. The Worst Crime
  4. Scum
  5. You Move – Martin L. Gore, Dave Gahan
  6. Cover Me – Martin L. Gore, Peter Gordeno, Christian Eigner
  7. Eternal
  8. Poison Heart – Dave Gahan, Peter Gordeno, Christian Eigner
  9. So Much Love
  10. Poorman
  11. No More (This Is the Last Time) – Dave Gahan, Kurt Uenala
  12. Fail