On July 15, 1963, “Columbia” label released “Seven Steps to Heaven”, the eighth Miles Davis studio album. It was recorded April – May 1963, at “Columbia Studios” in Los Angeles, “CBS 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero.
Miles Davis – trumpet
George Coleman – tenor saxophone
Herbie Hancock – piano
Victor Feldman – piano
Ron Carter – bass
Frank Butler – drums
Tony Williams – drums
Basin Street Blues – Spencer Williams
Seven Steps to Heaven – Victor Feldman, Miles Davis
I Fall in Love Too Easy – Jule Styne
So Near, So Far – Tony Crombie, Benny Green
Baby Won’t You Please Come Home – Clarence Williams, Charles Warfield
In July 1975, “Mushroom” label released “Ego Is Not a Dirty Word”, the second Skyhooks studio album. It was recorded January – May 1975, at “TCS Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by Duke Wilson. In 1975, at the Australian “King of Pop Awards”, “Ego Is Not a Dirty Word”, was voted the “Most Popular Australian Album”.
Shirley Strachan – lead vocals
Red Symons – guitar, backing vocals
Bob “Bongo” Starkie – guitar, backing vocals
Greg Macainsh – bass guitar, backing vocals
Imants Alfred Strauks – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Peter Jones – Fender Rhodes piano, marimba and vibes, chimes, boobams
In June 1970, “Blue Note” label released “Lift Every Voice”, the twelve Andrew Hill album. It was recorded May 1969 – March 1970, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Francis Volff.
Andrew Hill – piano
Woody Shaw – trumpet
Carlos Garnett – tenor saxophone
Richard Davis – bass
Freddie Waits – drums
Joan Johnson, LaReine LaMar, Gail Nelson, Antenett Goodman Ray – vocals
On June 3, 1991, “Kuckuck Schallplatten” label released “Arrow of Time / The Cycle of Time”, the tenth Peter Michael Hamel album. It was recorded in May 1991, at the “Moyes Hall” of the “Slovak Philharmonic” in Bratislava, Slovakia, and was produced by Karol Kopernicky and Eckart Rahn.
On May 30, 1979, “A&M” label released “Where I Should Be”, the sixth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded November 1978 – May 1979, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton.
Peter Frampton – vocals, guitars, keyboards
Steve Cropper – guitar
Bob Mayo – keyboards
Eddie N. Watkins, Jr. – bass
Stanley Sheldon – bass
Donald Dunn – bass
Tower of Power – horn section
Gary Mallaber – drums
Jamie Oldaker – drums
Steve Forman – percussion
All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.
I Can’t Stand It No More
Got My Feet Back on the Ground – Peter Frampton, Rodney Eckerman
Where I Should Be (Monkey Song)
Everything I Need – Peter Frampton, Bob Mayo
May I Baby – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
You Don’t Know Like I Know – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
On May 25, 2018, “Inside Out Music” label released “Noise Floor”, the thirteenth Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded May 2017 – February 2018, at “The Mouse House” in Altadena, California, “Sweetwater” in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and was produced by John Boegehold and Rich Mouser.
Ted Leonard – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
Alan Morse – electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals, arranger
Ryo Okumoto – keyboards, piano, organ, mellotron
Dave Meros – bass guitar, backing vocals
Nick D’Virgilio – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Eric Gorfain – violin
Leah Katz – viola
Richard Dodd – cello
David Robertson – English horn
John Boegehold – arranger
Rich Mouser – recording, mixing, mastering
Bobby Dellarocco – engineer
Markus Riegler – engineer
Thomas Ewerhard – design
Kat Mueller – photography
To Breathe Another Day – John Boegehold, Ryo Okumoto
What Becomes of Me – John Boegehold
Somebody’s Home – Ted Leonard, Alan Morse
Have We All Gone Crazy Yet – Ted Leonard, Alan Morse
On May 21, 1996, “Warner Music Canada” label released “Open Heart Symphony”, the eight Spirit of the West album. It was recorded in May 1995, at “Orpheum Theatre” and “Mushroom Studios” in Vancouver, Canada, and was produced by Cliff Jones, John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, Hugh McMillan, Vince Ditrich, Tobin Frank, J. Knutson, Matthew Harder,
On May 19, 1998, “Elektra” label released “Ophelia”, the second Natalie Merchant studio album. It was recorded July 1996 – May 1997, at “Talking Dwarf Studios” in Little Valley, New York, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.
In May 1957, “Chess” label released “After School Session”, the debut Chuck Berry album. It was recorded May 1955 – January 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Philip Chess.