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In August 1972.

In August 1972, “Flying Dutchman” label released “Free Will”, the second Gil Scott-Heron studio album. It was recorded in March 1972, at “RCA Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • Gil Scott-Heron– vocals
  • Horace Ott– conductor, arranger
  • Brian Jackson– acoustic and electric pianos, vocals, flute, bells
  • Gerald Jemmott– bass
  • Pretty Purdie– drums
  • Eddie Knowles, Charles Saunders – percussion
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • Hubert Laws– flute, piccolo
  • Bob Simpson – mixing
  • Charles Stewart – cover photo

Track listing:

  1. Free Will – Gil Scott-Heron, Brian Jackson
  2. The Middle of Your Day – Gil Scott-Heron, Brian Jackson
  3. The Get Out of the Ghetto Blues – Gil Scott-Heron, Brian Jackson
  4. Speed Kills – Gil Scott-Heron, Brian Jackson
  5. Did You Hear What They Said? – Gil Scott-Heron, Brian Jackson
  6. The King Alfred Plan – Gil Scott-Heron
  7. No Knock – Gil Scott-Heron
  8. Wiggy – Gil Scott-Heron
  9. Ain’t No New Thing – Gil Scott-Heron
  10. Billy Green Is Dead – Gil Scott-Heron
  11. Sex Education: Ghetto Style – Gil Scott-Heron
  12. … And Then He Wrote Meditations – Gil Scott-Heron
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In August 1972.

In August 1972, “RCA” label released “And the Hits Just Keep on Comin’”, the fifth Michael Nesmith album. It was recorded in March 1972, and was produced by Michael Nesmith.

Personnel:

  • Michael Nesmith – vocals, guitar
  • J. “Red” Rhodes– pedal steel guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Nesmith.

  1. Tomorrow & Me
  2. The Upside of Good-Bye
  3. Lady Love
  4. Listening
  5. Two Different Roads
  6. The Candidate
  7. Different Drum
  8. Harmony Constant
  9. Keep On
  10. Roll With the Flow

On August 13, 1996.

On August 13, 1996, “Elektra” label released “Friction, Baby”, the third Better Than Ezra album. It was recorded March – April 1996, and was produced by Don Gehman.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Griffin- guitar, vocals
  • Tom Drummond- bass
  • Travis McNabb– drums
  • Joan Wasser– violin
  • Peter Holsapple – piano, organ, mandolin
  • Anthony Dagrade – saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Jamil Sharie – trumpet
  • Mark Mullins – trombone
  • Matthew Perrine – tuba
  • Lawrence Sieberth – piano
  • James Arthur Payne – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Griffin.

  1. King of New Orleans
  2. Rewind
  3. Long Lost
  4. Normal Town
  5. Scared, Are You?
  6. Return of the Post Moderns
  7. Hung the Moon
  8. Desperately Wanting
  9. Still Life With Cooley
  10. WWOZ
  11. Happy Endings
  12. Speeding Up to Slow Down
  13. At Ch. Degaulle, Etc.
  • Mejor de Ezra

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Atco/ Polydor” labels released the debut, self-titled Eric Clapton  solo album. It was recorded November 1969 – March 1970, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Delaney Bramlett.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – lead guitar, lead vocals
  • Delaney Bramlett – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Stephen Stills– guitar, backing vocals
  • Leon Russell, John Simon– piano
  • Bobby Whitlock– organ, backing vocals
  • Carl Radle– bass
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Jim Price– trumpet
  • Bobby Keys– saxophone
  • Tex Johnson – percussion
  • Bonnie Bramlett, Rita Coolidge, Sonny Curtis, Jerry Allison– backing vocals
  • Arranged by Delaney Bramlett
  • Engineer – Bill Halverson
  • Album design, photography – Barry Feinstein, Tom Wilkes

Track listing:

  1. Slunky – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  2. Bad Boy – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  3. Lonesome and a Long Way from Home – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
  4. After Midnight – J. J. Cale
  5. Easy Now – Eric Clapton
  6. Blues Power – Eric Clapton, Leon Russell
  7. Bottle of Red Wine – Eric Clapton
  8. Lovin’ You Lovin’ Me – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  9. Told You For the Last Time – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Steve Cropper
  10. Don’t Know Why – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton
  11. Let It Rain – Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton

On August 10, 1999.

On August 10, 1999, “Merge” label released “Come Pick Me Up”, the seventh Superchunk album. It was recorded in March 1999, at “Electrical Audio” in Chicago and was produced by Jim O’Rourke, Laura Balance, Mac McCaughan, Jim Wilbur and Jon Wurster.

Personnel:

  • Laura Ballance – bass, vocals, cover painting
  • Jeb Bishop – trombone
  • Fred Lonberg-Holm – cello
  • Chris Manfrin – handclapping
  • Mac McCaughan – guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jim O’Rourke – guitar, recorder, vocals, mixing
  • John O’Rourke – engineer, mixing
  • Suzanne Roberts – violin
  • Ken Vandermark – saxophone
  • Bob Weston – trumpet
  • Jim Wilbur – guitar, vocals
  • Jon Wurster – percussion, drums, vocals
  • Claire Ashby – photography
  • Rob Bochnik– assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Balance, Mac McCaughan, Jim Wilbur and Jon Wurster.

  1. So Convinced
  2. Hello Hawk
  3. Cursed Mirror
  4. 1000 Pounds
  5. Good Dreams
  6. Low Branches
  7. Pink Clouds
  8. Smarter Hearts
  9. Honey Bee
  10. June Showers
  11. Pulled Muscle
  12. Tiny Bombs
  13. You Can Always Count on Me (In the Worst Way)

On August 9, 1993.

On August 9, 1993, “4AD” label released “Perfect Teeth”, the seventh and final Unrest studio album. It was recorded in March 1993, at “Pachyderm Studios” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota.

Personnel:

  • Bridget Cross – bass guitar, lead vocals, backing vocals, guitar
  • Phil Krauth – drums, piano, guitar, lead vocals
  • Mark Robinson – lead vocals, guitar
  • Brian Paulson– engineering, recording, mixing
  • Brent Sigmeth – assistant recording

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mark Robinson, except “Light Command” and “Stylized Ampersand” by Bridget Cross and “West Coast Love Affair” by Phil Krauth; all music Bridget Cross, Phil Krauth and Mark Robinson.

  1. Angel I’ll Walk You Home
  2. Cath Carroll
  3. So Sick
  4. Light Command
  5. Food & Drink Synthesizer
  6. Soon It Is Going to Rain
  7. Make Out Club
  8. Breather X.O.X.O.
  9. West Coast Love Affair
  10. Six Layer Cake
  11. Stylized Ampersand

 

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Reprise” label released “The Rill Thing”, the thirteen Little Richard album. It was recorded March – June 1970, and was produced by Little Richard.

Personnel:

  • Little Richard– vocals, piano
  • Harrison Callay – trumpet
  • Ronnie Eader – baritone saxophone
  • Harry Thompson – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Rose – trombone
  • Clayton Ivey – piano
  • Jerry Masters – bass
  • Travis Womack – guitar
  • Albert Lowe – guitar
  • Roger Hawkins- drums
  • Eddie Fletcher – bass
  • Jesse Boyce – electric bass
  • Wade Jackson – tenor saxophone
  • Ed Thrasher- art direction
  • Ed Caraeff- cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Freedom Blues – Richard Penniman, Esquerita
  2. Greenwood, Mississippi – Travis Wammack, Albert Lowe Jr
  3. Two-Time Loser – Larry Lee
  4. Dew Drop Inn – Richard Penniman, Esquerita, Keith Winslow
  5. Somebody Saw You – Richard Penniman
  6. Spreadin’ Natta, What’s The Matter? – Richard Penniman, Robert “Bumps” Blackwell, Maybelle Jackson
  7. Rill Thing – Richard Penniman
  8. Lovesick Blues – Hank Williams
  9. I Saw Her Standing There – John Lennon, Paul McCartney