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On May 31, 2019.

On May 31, 2019, Roger Kynard “Roky” Erickson died aged 71. He was singer-songwriter, musician (harmonica, guitar and piano), best known as founding member of The 13th Floor Elevators and a pioneer of the psychedelic rock genre.

 

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On May 31, 2011.

On May 31, 2011, “ATO” label released “Circuital”, the sixth My Morning Jacket studio album. It was recorded in Louisville, Kentucky, and was produced by Jim James and Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Jim James – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Tom Blakenship – bass guitar
  • Patrick Hallahan – drums, percussion
  • Carl Broemel – vocals, guitar, pedal steel, saxophone, horn arrangements
  • Bo Koster – vocals, keyboards, synthesizers, pianos, organs, glockenspiel, percussion
  • Jeremy Kittel- violin, viola
  • Ben Sollee – cello
  • Oscar Utterstrom – trombone, euphonium
  • Chris Gregg – alto and baritone saxophone
  • Leif Shires – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Black Metal Girls – group backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim James.

  1. Victory Dance
  2. Circuital
  3. The Day is Coming
  4. Wonderful (The Way I Feel)
  5. Outta My System
  6. Holdin on to Black Metal – includes portions of “E-Saew Tam Punha Huajai (Advice Column for Love Troubles Part I)”, written by Kwan Jai and Kwan Jit Sriprajan
  7. First Light
  8. You Wanna Freak Out
  9. Slow Slow Tune
  10. Movin’ Away

On May 31, 2005.

On May 31, 2005, “Verve” label released “Rock Swings”, album  by Paul Anka. It was recorded in November 2004, and was produced by Paul Anka.

Personnel:

  • Paul Anka – vocal, executive producer
  • Jon Bon Jovi – guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Randy Kerber – piano
  • Mike Lang – piano
  • Jon Crosse – tenor saxophone
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Mike Valerio – bass
  • Larry Koonse – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Emil Richards – vibes
  • Gary Grant, Charles Davis, Larry Hall, Warren Luening, Sal Cracchiolo – trumpet
  • Steve Holtman, Andrew Martin, Alex Iles, Bill Reichenbach, Bob McChesney, Bryant Byers – trombone
  • Gene Cipriano – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Dan Higgins, Greg Huckins – alto saxophone, flute
  • Bill Liston – tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet
  • Joel Peskin – bass clarinet, baritone saxophone
  • Joel Derouin, Bruce Dukov – concert-master, violin
  • Rebecca Bunnell, Mario De Leon, Tiffany Yi Hu, Patricia Johnson, Peter Kent, Miran Kojian, Haim Shtrum, Mari Tsumura, Shari Zippert, Kirstin Fife, Razdan Kuyumjian, Dennis Molchan, Les Terry, Jennifer Munday, Anatoly Rosinsky, Charles Everett, Armen Garabedian, Berj Garabedian, Darius Campo – violin
  • Marilyn Baker, Jorge Moraga, James Ross, Harry Shirinian, Karie Prescott, Evan Wilson, Simon Oswell, Pam Goldsmith – viola
  • Larry Corbett, Vanessa Freebairn-Smith, Miguel Martinez, Steve Richards, Andrew Shulman, Anne Karam, Ernie Ehrhardt – cello
  • Peter Doubrovsky, Frances Liu-Wu – bass
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Brad Warnaar, Jim Atkinson, Kurt Snyder: French horn
  • Alex Christensen – session producer
  • Al Schmitt – session engineer
  • Jon Crosse – conductor
  • Patrick Williams, Randy Kerber, John Clayton – session arrangers, conductors

Track listing:

  1. Eye of the Tiger
  2. Jump
  3. Everybody Hurts
  4. Wonderwall
  5. Black Hole Sun
  6. It’s My Life
  7. It’s a Sin
  8. True
  9. Smells Like Teen Spirit
  10. Hello
  11. Eyes Without a Face
  12. Lovecats
  13. The Way You Make Me Feel
  14. Tears in Heaven

On May 31, 2004.

On May 31, 2004, “Atlantic” label released “Borrowed Heaven”, the fourth Corrs studio album. It was recorded 2002 – 2004, and was produced by Olle Romo.

Personnel:

  • Andrea Corr– lead vocals, tin whistle
  • Caroline Corr– drums, percussion, bodhran, vocals
  • Jim Corr – acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards, piano
  • Sharon Corr – vocals, violin
  • Tim Pierce, Anthony Drennan– additional guitars
  • John O’Brien- additional programming
  • Pecka Erkesjo– bass
  • Jon Button- upright bass
  • Jim McGorman, Jeff Babko– piano
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by,Andrea Corr, Caroline Corr, Jim Corr and Sharon Corr,  except where noted.

  1. Summer Sunshine
  2. Angel
  3. Hideaway
  4. Long Night
  5. Goodbye
  6. Time Enough for Tears – Bono, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer
  7. Humdrum
  8. Even It
  9. Borrowed Heaven
  10. Confidence for Quiet
  11. Baby Be Brave
  12. Silver Strand

On May 31, 2011.

On May 31, 2011, “Universal Music Canada” label released “Lights of Endangered Species”, the fifth Matthew Good studio album. It was recorded October-November 2010, at “Vogville Recording” in Port Coquitlam, Canada, and was produced by Warne Livesey.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Good – piano, guitar, bass, claratron, vocals
  • Stuart Cameron – guitar, lap steel
  • Blake Manning – drums, percussion, glockenspiel, backing vocals
  • Warne Livesey- organ, mellotron
  • Terry Townson – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Rod Murray – trombone
  • Oliver De Clercq – French horn
  • Bill Runge – baritone saxophone
  • Jeremy Berkman – trombone
  • Brad Muirhead – bass trombone
  • Avery Grace – backing vocals
  • Jennifer Zall – backing vocals
  • David Harding – viola
  • Andrew Brown – viola
  • Mary Sokol Brown – violin
  • David Brown – double bass
  • Brenda Fedoruk – flute
  • Fracois Houle – clarinet
  • David Owen – cor anglais
  • Ingrid Chiang – bassoon
  • Warne Livesey- mixer, engineer
  • Joel Livesey – engineer
  • Rob Sommerfeldt, Jennifer Zall, Paul Dutil – session assistants
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Matthew Good and Susan Michalek – art direction
  • Susan Michalek – design
  • Miriam Aroeste – cover artwork
  • Strings, brass, and woodwinds arranged by Matthew Good and Warne Livesey

Track listing:

  1. Extraordinary Fades
  2. How It Goes
  3. Shallow’s Low
  4. What If I Can’t See the Stars Mildred?
  5. Zero Orchestra
  6. Non Populus
  7. In a Place of Lesser Men
  8. Set Me On Fire
  9. Lights of Endangered Species

On May 31, 2011.

On May 31, 2011, “Atlantic” label released “Codes and Keys”, the seventh Death Cab for Cutie studio album.  It was recorded in 2010, at “Sound City” in Van Nuys, California, “The Warehouse” in Vancouver, “London Bridge”, “Avast Recordings” and “Two Sticks Audio” in Seattle, “Tiny Telephone” in San Francisco, “Bright Street Recorders” in Hollywood, “Jackpot! Recording” in Portland, and was produced by Chris Walla.

Personnel:

  • Benjamin Gibbard– lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Nicholas Harmer– bass guitar, guitar
  • Jason McGerr– drums, percussion
  • Chris Walla– guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Magik*Magik Orchestra – strings
  • Minna Choi – arrangements, conducting
  • Krish Lingala – oboe, theremi
  • Chris Walla– recording, mixing
  • Beau Sorenson– recording, mixing
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Roger Siebel – mastering
  • Sean Oakley, Dave “Squirrel” Covell, Sally Pickett, Mark Richards, Adam Greenholtz, Ryan Enockson, Stephen Hogan, Jackson Long, John Vanderslice, Jay Pellicci, Pierre de Reeder, Kendra Lynn, Stuart Hallerman, Johnny Mendoza, Cathy Ferrante – recording assistant
  • Catherine Marks – mixing assistant
  • John Catlin – mixing assistant
  • Nicholas Harmer– front cover, “coin slot” photograph
  • Storey Elementary – additional photography, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Gibbard, except where noted.

  1. Home Is a Fire – Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla
  2. Codes and Keys
  3. Some Boys
  4. Doors Unlocked and Open
  5. You Are a Tourist
  6. Unobstructed Views – Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla
  7. Monday Morning
  8. Portable Television
  9. Underneath the Sycamore – Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla
  10. Peter’s Cathedral
  11. Stay Young, Go Dancing