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On May 17, 2012.

On May 17, 2012, LaDonna Adrian Gaines aka Donna Summer died aged 63. She was singer, song-writer and actress, known as the “Queen of Disco”. She won six “American Music Awards”, five “Grammy Awards”, and had three multi-platinum albums, including the hits “Hot Stuff”, “Love to Love You”, and “I Feel Love”.

On May 17, 2010.


On May 17, 2010, “Moonlee Records” label released “My Personal Holiday”, the second Bernays Propaganda album. It was recorded in January 2010, at “Youth Cultural Center” and Blla Blla Blla’s studio in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Nenad Trifunovski.

Personnel:

  • Kristina Gorovska – vocals, artwork
  • Vasko Atanasovski – vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Nenad Trifunovski – bass, recording, mastering, arranger
  • Džano Kuč – drums, arranger
  • Sasha Pavlovic – arranger
  • Alen Hadzi Stefanov, Goran Stojčevski – recording assistant
  • Carl Saff – mastering
  • Caci Chavdarovska – artwork
  • Igor Kostov – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Vasko Atanasovski, except where noted.

  1. Namesti frizura i gladuvaj
  2. Bulldozer
  3. Ovoj den da pomine – lyrics by Kristina Gorovska, Vasko Atanasoski
  4. My Personal Holiday
  5. Preziveav
  6. Se plasam od luge
  7. Blackmail
  8. VIP in Paradise – lyrics by Kristina Gorovska, Vasko Atanasoski
  9. Koga e dovolno – music by lyrics by Kristina Gorovska, Vasko Atanasoski

On May 17, 2019.

On May 17, 2019, “Nonesuch” label released “Finding Gabriel”, the 37th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Bunker Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– vocals, synthesizers, piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond B-3 organ, Musser Ampli-Celeste, Morfbeats gamelan strips, xylophone, Mellotron, drums, percussion
  • Ambrose Akinmusire– trumpet
  • Chris Cheek– baritone and tenor saxophone
  • Charles Pillow – soprano, baritone and alto saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Joel Frahm– tenor sax
  • Michael Thomas – alto saxophone, flute
  • Sara Caswell– violin
  • Lois Martin – viola
  • Noah Hoffeld – cello
  • Mark Guiliana– drums
  • Aaron Nevezie – effects
  • Kurt Elling– vocals
  • Gabriel Kahane– vocals
  • Becca Stevens– vocals
  • Snorts Malibu – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. The Garden
  2. Born to Trouble
  3. Striving After Wind
  4. O Ephraim
  5. Mark Is Howling in the City of Night
  6. The Prophet Is a Fool
  7. Make It All Go Away
  8. Deep Water
  9. Proverb of Ashes
  10. Finding Gabriel

 

 

On May 17, 2019.

On May 17, 2019, “English Electric” label released “Grand Tour”, the twelfth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “English Electric Studios”, “Abbey Road Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios” in UK, and was produced by David Longdon and Greg Spawton.

Personnel:

  • Nick D’Virgilio– co – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, additional keyboards, guitars
  • Greg Spawton – bass guitar, bass pedals, additional 12-string guitars, string and brass arrangements
  • Dave Gregory– 6-string and 12-string guitars
  • Rachel Hall – violin, backing vocals
  • David Longdon– lead vocals, flute, additional keyboards, guitars
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Rikard Sjöblom – 6-string and 12-string guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Rob Aubrey – mixing, mastering
  • Rachel Hall – string arrangements
  • Dave Desmond – brass arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Novum Organum – lyrics by Greg Spawton, music by Nick D’Virgilio, Greg Spawton
  2. Alive – David Longdon
  3. The Florentine – David Longdon
  4. Roman Stone – Greg Spawton
  5. Pantheon – Nick D’Virgilio
  6. Theodora in Green and Gold – lyrics by Greg Spawton, music by Nick D’Virgilio, David Longdon
  7. Ariel – David Longdon
  8. Voyager – Greg Spawton
  9. Homesong – Greg Spawton

On May 17, 1968.

On May 17, 1968, “Transatlantic” label released the self – titled, debut Pentangle album. It was recorded February – March 1968, at “IBC Studios” and “Olympic Sound Studio” in London, and was produced by Shel Talmy.

Personnel:

  • Jacqui McShee– vocals
  • Bert Jansch– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • John Renbourn– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Danny Thompson– double bass
  • Terry Cox– vocals, drums

Track listing:

  1. Let No Man Steal Your Thyme – traditional
  2. Bells – Jacqui McShee, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Danny Thompson, Terry Cox
  3. Hear Mt Call – The Staple Singers
  4. Pentangling – Jacqui McShee, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Danny Thompson, Terry Cox
  5. Mirage – Bert Jansch
  6. Way Behind the Sun – traditional
  7. Bruton Town – traditional
  8. Waltz – Jacqui McShee, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Danny Thompson, Terry Cox

 

On May 17, 1994.

On May 17, 1994, “Virgin” label released “Around the Next Dream”, the only Bruce, Baker and Moore album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Ian Taylor, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Jack Bruce – vocals, cello, bass guitar
  • Ginger Baker– vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Gary Moore– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Tommy Eyre– keyboards
  • Arran Ahmun – drums
  • Morris Murphy – trumpet
  • Ian Taylor – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Waiting in the Wings – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  2. City of Gold – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Kip Hanrahan
  3. Where in the World – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  4. Can’t Fool the Blues – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Kip Hanrahan
  5. High Cost of Living – Alan Jones, Sherwin Hamlett
  6. Glory Days – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  7. Why Does Love (Have to Go Wrong) – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker
  8. Naked Flame – Gary Moore
  9. I Wonder Why (Are You So Mean to Me) – Albert King
  10. Wrong Side of Town

 

On May 17, 1981.

On May 17, 1981, “Park Avenue” label released “Youth of America”, the second Wipers studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Wave Sound Studios” in Vancouver, Washington, and was produced by Greg Sage.

Personnel:

  • Greg Sage– vocals, guitar, piano, production, recording
  • Brad Davidson – bass guitar, tape operation assistance
  • Dave Koupal – bass guitar
  • Brad Naish – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Sage.

  1. Talking Too Long
  2. Can This Be
  3. Pushing the Extreme
  4. When It’s Over
  5. No Fair
  6. Youth of America

 

On May 17, 1996.

On May 17, 1996, John Watson Jr. aka Johnny “Guitar” Watson died aged 61. He was guitarist, singer and songwriter, known as the pioneer of guitar feedback and reverb. His recording career spanned forty years, with biggest success in his funk era, with the albums “Ain’t That a Bitch” (1976), “A Real Mother for Ya” (1977), and “Funk Beyond the Call of Duty” (1977). Watson died of a heart attack while on tour in Yokohama, Japan, collapsing mid guitar solo.