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On August 24, 1970.

On August 24, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Spirit in the Dark”, the seventeenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded May – October 1969, March 1970, and was produced by Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin and Jerry Wexler.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals, piano
  • Dave Crawford– organ
  • Buzz Feiten– guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Jimmy O’Rourke – guitar
  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Duane Allman– guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • Tommy McClure – bass guitar
  • Harold “Hog” Cowart – bass guitar
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Sammy Creason– drums
  • Ron Ziegler – drums
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Ray Lucas – drums
  • The Sweet Inspirations– background vocals
  • Wylene Ivy – background vocals
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Almeda Lattimore – background vocals
  • Pat Lewis– background vocals
  • Evelyn Green – background vocals
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • Jim Dickinson– additional keyboards
  • Michael Utley– additional keyboards
  • Barry Beckett– additional keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Play That Song – Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson
  2. The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday’s Kiss) – Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins
  3. Pullin’ – Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe
  4. You and Me – Aretha Franklin
  5. Honest I Do – Jimmy Reed, Ewart Abner
  6. Spirit in the Dark – Aretha Franklin
  7. When the Battle Is Over- Jessie Hill,  John
  8. One Way Ticket – Jessie Hill,  John
  9. Try Matty’s – Aretha Franklin
  10. That’s All I Want from You – Fritz Rotter
  11. Oh No Not My Baby – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  12. Why I Sing the Blues – B. King, Dave Clark
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On August 16, 2005.

On August 16, 2005, “Volcano Entertainment” label released “Don’t Tread on Me”, the eighth 311 album. It was recorded February – May 2005 at “The Hivein North” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ron Saint Germain,

Personnel:

  • Nick Hexum – vocals; guitar, keyboards
  • Doug A. Martinez – vocals
  • Tim Mahoney – guitar
  • Aaron P-Nut Willis – bass
  • Chad Sexton – percussion, drums
  • Ron Saint Germain – engineer, mixer
  • Joe Gastwirt – mastering
  • Robert Greenidge – pans
  • Pablo Mathiason – A&R
  • Giff Tripp – assistant engineer
  • David Kahne – pre-production
  • Jason Walters – studio manager
  • Bryan Manley – studio technician
  • Shepard Fairey – artwork, design
  • Myriam Santos-Kayda – photography

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Tread on Me – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  2. Thank Your Lucky Stars – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez, Chad Sexton
  3. Frolic Room – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  4. Speak Easy – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  5. Solar Flare – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  6. Waiting – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  7. Long for the Flowers – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  8. Getting Through to Her – Doug A. Martinez, Giff Tripp
  9. Whiskey & Wine – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez
  10. It’s Getting OK Now – Doug A. Martinez, Tim Mahoney
  11. There’s Always an Excuse – Nick Hexum, Doug A. Martinez, Aaron P-Nut Willis

 

On July 9, 1995.

On July 9, 1995, “Arista” label “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?”, the thirtieth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – May 1995,at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, “The Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, “United Sound Systems” in Detroit, “Right Track Recording” and “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, David A. Stewart and  Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards
  • Preston Glass– backing vocals, keyboards, keyboard vibes
  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals
  • Nat Adderley Jr.– keyboards
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer
  • Annie Lennox– lead vocals, keyboards
  • David A. Stewart– keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond organ
  • Corrado Rustici– guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Ray Gomez – guitar solo
  • Doc Powell– guitar
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitar
  • Carlos Santana– guitar solo
  • Randy Jackson– synth bass, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, percussion, acoustic piano, keyboards
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Shelly Yakus – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Gigi Gonaway– tambourine
  • The Santana Rhythm Section– percussion
  • Andy Narell – steel drums
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Paul Riser– string arrangements
  • Dizzy Gillespie– trumpet solo
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin– backing vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap– backing vocals
  • Vicki Randle– backing vocals
  • Sylvester– backing vocals
  • Jeanie Tracy – backing vocals
  • Martha Wash– backing vocals
  • Laundon Von Hendricks – backing vocals
  • Nikita Germaine – backing vocals
  • The Charles Williams Singers – choir
  • Craig Thomas – backing vocals
  • Karen Benington – backing vocals
  • Sandra Feva – backing vocals
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Sephra Herman – production coordination
  • Clive Davis– executive producer
  • Don Smith – engineer, mixing
  • Josh Abbey – engineer
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Adam Williams – engineer
  • Jay Willis – assistant engineer
  • Moira Marquis – second engineer
  • Ray Pyle – second engineer
  • Paul Hamingson – second engineer
  • Gordon Logan – second engineer
  • Dominick Celani – assistant engineer
  • Dana Chappelle – second engineer
  • Tim Crich – second engineer
  • Maureen Droney – second engineer
  • Michael Brauer – additional mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Stephen Marcussen– original mastering
  • David A. Stewart – mixing
  • John Pinderhughes – photography
  • Donn Davenport – art direction
  • Artis Lane – painting

Track listing:

  1. Freeway of Love – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  2. Another Night – Beppe Cantarelli, Roy Freeland
  3. Sweet Bitter Love – Van McCoy
  4. Who’s Zoomin’ Who – Aretha Franklin, Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  5. Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart
  6. Until You Say You Love Me – Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  7. Ain’t Nobody Ever Loved You – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  8. Push – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  9. Integrity – Aretha Franklin

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Jugoton” label released “Bistriji ili tuplji čovek biva kad…” (Brighter or Dumber a Man Gets When…), the debut and the only Šarlo Akrobata album. It was recorded April – May 1981, and was produced by Akpiđoto (Akrobata,Mile “Pile” Miletić, Đorđe Petrović and Toni Jurij).

Personnel:

  • Milan Mladenović– vocals, guitar
  • Dušan Kojić– vocals,bass guitar
  • Ivan Vdović– vocals, drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Milan Mladenović, Dušan Kojić and Ivan Vdović.

  1. Šarlo je nežan” (Charlie Is Gentle)
  2. Pazite na decu (I) (Take Care Of Children (I))
  3. Rano izjutra (Early In The Morning)
  4. Fenomen(Phenomenon)
  5. Sad se jasno vidi(Now It’s Cleary Seen)
  6. Ljubavna priča (Love Story)
  7. Samo ponekad(Just Occasionally)
  8. Čovek (Man)
  9. Bes (Rage)
  10. O, O, O…
  11. Problem
  12. Ja želim jako (I Want Strongly)
  13. Pazite na decu (II) (Take Care Of Children (II))

 

On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “ECM” label released “Tangents”, the 13th Gary Peacock album. It was recorded in May 2016, at “Auditorio Stelio Molo RSI” in Lugano, Switzerland, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Gary Peacock – double-bass
  • Marc Copland – piano
  • Joey Baron – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Peacock, except where noted.

  1. Contact
  2. December Greenwings
  3. Tempei Tempo
  4. Cauldron – Joey Baron
  5. Spartacus – Alex North
  6. Empty Forest – Joey Baron, Marc Copland, Gary Peacock
  7. Blue in Green – Miles Davis
  8. Rumblin’
  9. Talkin’ Blues – Marc Copland
  10. In and Out – Joey Baron
  11. Tangents

On June 6, 2019.

On June 6, 2019, Malcolm John Rebennack aka Dr. John, died aged 77. He was singer – songwriter and musician (piano, keyboards and guitar), regarded as one of the greatest New Orleans music icons. He had successful solo career and performed and recorded with many famous musicians and bands, including Art Blakey, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Van Morrison, Dan Auerbach, Eric Clapton, Bob Seger, Joe Walsh, Canned Heat, The Rolling Stones, Mike Bloomfield, Spiritualized, David Newman, Ray Anderson, Levon Helm, John Hammond, Gregg Allman, Papa John Creach, Bennie Wallace, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Harry Connick Jr., Hank Crawford, Jimmy Smith, Jools Holland, Steve Tyrell, B. B. King and Marcus Miller. Dr. John won six “Grammy Awards”, and was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 2011. In May 2013, he received honorary doctorate of fine arts from “Tulane University.

On May 19, 2000.

On May 19, 2000, “Universal Republic” label released “Abnormally Attracted to Sin”, the tenth Tori Amos studio album. It was recorded July 2007 – May 2008, at “Martin Engineering Studios” in Cornwall, UK, and was produced by Tori Amos.

Personnel:

  • Tori Amos – vocals, piano, Rhodes, Organ, synths
  • Jon Evans – bass
  • Mac Aladdin – electric, acoustic and 12 string guitar, mandolin
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums, percussion
  • John Philip Shenale– string arrangements, synths, B3 Organ
  • Mark Hawley – mixer
  • Marcel van Limbeek – mixer
  • Christian Lamb – videography
  • Karen Collins – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tori Amos.

  1. Give
  2. Welcome to England
  3. Strong Black Vine
  4. Flavor
  5. Not Dying Today
  6. Maybe California
  7. Curtain Call
  8. Fire to Your Plain
  9. Police me
  10. That Guy
  11. Abnormally Attracted to Sin
  12. 500 Miles
  13. Mary Jane
  14. Starting
  15. Fast Horse
  16. Ophelia
  17. Lady in Blue