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On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Pinkflag” label released “Silver/Lead”, the sixteenth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Rockfield Studios” in Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, “Swim Studio” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– lead vocals,  keyboards, acoustic, 12-string and electric guitar, mandola, M-Tron baritone, mixing
  • Graham Lewis– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, Casio SK-1, loops, samples, cover image
  • Robert Grey– drums
  • Matthew Simms – electric guitar, lap steel, mandola, modular synth, Korg MS-10, fx, autoharp
  • Tim Lewis– engineering
  • Jeroen Melchers – engineering
  • Denis Blackham– mastering
  • Jon Wozencroft– art direction

Track listing:

All lyrics by Graham Lewis, all music by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis, Robert Grey and Matthew Simms.

  1. Playing Harp for the Fishes
  2. Short Elevated Period
  3. Diamonds in Cups
  4. Forever & a Day
  5. An Alibi
  6. Sonic Lens
  7. This Time
  8. Brio
  9. Sleep on the Wing
  10. Silver / Lead
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On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Columbia” label released “Triplicate”, the 38th Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Capitol Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jack Frost.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – vocals
  • Charlie Sexton, Dean Parks – guitar
  • Donnie Herron – steel guitar
  • Tony Garnier – bass
  • Geoff Gans – drums
  • George Receli – drums
  • James Harper – conductor, arrangements
  • Al Schmitt – recording, mixing
  • Steve Genewick – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Tom Piazza – linear notes
  • John Shearer – photography

Track listing:

Disc 1 – ‘Til the Sun Goes Down

  1. I Guess I’ll Have to Change My Plans – Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz
  2. September of My Years – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  3. I Could Have Told You – Carl Sigman, Jimmy Van Heusen
  4. Once Upon a Time – Charles Strouse, Lee Adams
  5. Stormy Weather – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  6. This Nearly Was Mine – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  7. That Old Feeling – Sammy Fain, Lew Brown
  8. It Gets Lonely Early – Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  9. My One and Only Love – Guy Wood, Robert Mellin
  10. Trade Winds – Cliff Friend, Charles Tobias

Disc 2 – Devil Dolls

  1. Braggin – Jimmy Shirl, Robert Marko, Henry Katzman
  2. As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
  3. Imagination – Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  4. How Deep Is the Ocean? – Irving Berlin
  5. S. I Love You – Gordon Jenkins, Johnny Mercer
  6. The Best Is Yet to Come – Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh
  7. But Beautiful – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  8. Here’s That Rainy Day – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  9. Where Is the One – Alec Wilder, Edwin Finckel
  10. There’s a Flaw in My Flue – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke

Disc 3 – Comin’ Home Late

  1. Day In, Day Out – Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer
  2. I Couldn’t Sleep a Wink Last Night – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh
  3. Sentimental Journey – Les Brown, Ben Homer, Bud Green
  4. Somewhere Along the Way – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Gallop
  5. When the World Was Young – Philippe-Gérard, Angèle Vannier, Johnny Mercer
  6. These Foolish Things – Eric Maschwitz, Jack Strachey
  7. You Go to My Head – John Frederick Coots, Haven Gillespie
  8. Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish
  9. It’s Funny to Everyone But Me – Jack Lawrence
  10. Why Was I Born? – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “SuperEgo” label released “Mental Illness”, the ninth Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Paul Bryan. On January 28, 2018, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Folk Album.

Personnel:

  • Aimee Mann– lead vocals, bass, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Ted Leo– background vocals
  • Paul Bryan– bass, background vocals
  • Jonathan Coulton– acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Jay Bellerose– drums, other percussion
  • Jamie Edwards – piano, harmonium, acoustic guitar, 12 string guitar
  • Eric Gorfain, Marisa Kyney, Amy Wickman, Gina Kronstadt, Terry Glenny, Radu Piepta, Susan Chatman – violin
  • Leah Katz Aaron Oltman, Rodney Wirtz – viola
  • Richard Dodd, John Krovoza, Peggy Baldwin – cello

Track listing:

  1. Goose Snow Cone
  2. Stuck in the Past
  3. You Never Loved Me
  4. Rollercoasters
  5. Lies of Summer
  6. Patient Zero
  7. Good for Me
  8. Knock It Off
  9. Philly Sinks
  10. Simple Fix
  11. Poor Judge

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Mono Rundo Recordings” label released “Brand New Day”, the ninth Mavericks studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Niko Bolas and Raul Malo.

Personnel:

  • Max Abrams – saxophone, clarinet
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • Paul Deakin – glockenspiel, drums, timpani, marimba, vibraphone, chimes
  • Julio Diaz – trumpet, percussion
  • Ed Friedland – electric bass, upright bass
  • Michael Guerra- percussion, acoustic guitar, accordion
  • Raul Malo- lead vocals, piano, percussion, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Jerry Dale McFadden – piano, organ
  • Eddie Perez- electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Aaron Till – fiddle
  • Scott Vestal- banjo
  • Jay Weaver – double bass
  • Etta Britt, Tiffany Johnson, Ann McCrary, Alfreda McCrary, Regina McCrary – background vocals
  • Kevin Dresser – sleeve design
  • Allen Harrill – photography

Track listing:

  1. Rolling Along
  2. Brand New Day
  3. Easy As it Seems
  4. I Think of You
  5. Goodnight Waltz
  6. Damned (If You Do)
  7. I Will Be Yours
  8. Ride With Me
  9. I Wish You Well
  10. For the Ages

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Golden Chariot” label released “Let the Dancers Inherit  the Party”, the seventh British Sea Power album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Brighton Electric Recording Studios” in Brighton, and was produced by Cam Blackwood.

Personnel:

  1. Jan Scott Wilkinson – vocals, guitar
  2. Martin Noble – guitar
  3. Neil Hamilton Wilkinson – vocals, guitar, bass
  4. Matthew Wood – drums
  5. Phil Sumner – cornet, keyboards
  6. Abi Fry – viola
  7. Grace Wilcock – background vocals
  8. Cam Blackwood – drum programming, engineer, mixing
  9. Josh ‘Hoagie’ Harrison, Liam Thorne – engineer
  10. Nick Watson – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jan Scott Wilkinson, Martin Noble, Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, Matthew Wood, Phil Sumner and Abi Fry.

  1. Intro
  2. Bad Bohemian
  3. International Space Station
  4. What You’re Doing
  5. The Voice of Ivy Lee
  6. Keep on Trying (Sechs Freunde)
  7. Electrical Kittens
  8. Saint Jerome
  9. Praise for Whatever
  10. Want to Be Free
  11. Don’t Let the Sun Get in the Way
  12. Alone Piano

On March 31, 1992.

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On March 31, 1992, “Columbia” label released “Human Touch”, the ninth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded September 1989 – March 1991, at “A&M Studios”, and was produced by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin and Roy Bittan.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, guitar, bass
  • Randy Jackson– bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Roy Bittan– keyboards
  • Sam Moore– backing vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– harmony vocals
  • David Sancious– Hammond organ
  • Bobby King– backing vocals
  • Tim Pierce– second guitar
  • Michael Fisher – percussion
  • Bobby Hatfield– harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen, except where noted.

  1. Human Touch
  2. Soul Driver
  3. 57 Channels (And Nothin’ On)
  4. Cross My Heart – Bruce Springsteen, Sonny Boy Williamson
  5. Gloria’s Eyes
  6. With Every Wish
  7. Roll of the Dice – Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan
  8. Real World – Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan
  9. All or Nothin’ at All
  10. Man’s Job
  11. I Wish I Were Blind
  12. The Long Goodbye
  13. Real Man
  14. Pony Boy – traditional

On March 31, 1987.

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On March 31, 1987, “Arista” label released “Close to the Bone”, the sixth Thompson Twins studio album. It was recorded in 1986 – 1987, and was produced by Rupert Hine and Tom Bailey.

Personnel:

  • Tom Bailey- keyboards, lead vocals, guitars, bass, programming
  • Alannah Currie- percussion, backing vocals, drums, marimba, xylophone, art direction
  • Griff Fender – backing vocals
  • Pikey Butler – backing vocals
  • The Mint Juleps – backing vocals
  • Jamie West-Oram– guitar
  • Geoff Dugmore- drums

Track listing:

  1. Follow Your Heart
  2. Bush Baby
  3. Get That Love
  4. Twentieth Century
  5. Long Goodbye
  6. Still Waters
  7. Savage Moon
  8. Gold Fever
  9. Dancing In Your Shoes
  10. Perfect Day