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On June 30, 1979.

On June 30, 1979, “Elektra” label released “Spy”, the eight Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – April 1979, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano
  • Ian McLagan– acoustic piano
  • Don Grolnick– acoustic piano, clavinet
  • Warren Bernhardt– keyboards, acoustic piano, electric piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, electric piano
  • Ken Bichel– Polymoog, synthesizer
  • Cliff Carter – synthesizer
  • Billy Mernit – acoustic piano
  • Joe Caro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • John Hall – electric guitar
  • David Spinozza– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Frank Carillo– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Will Lee– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion, congas
  • Raphael Cruz – cowbell, congas, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone, tenor sax solo
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Peter Ballin – alto saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto – baritone saxophone
  • Tom Malone– trombone
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Arif Mardin– horn, string and choir arrangement
  • Gene Orloff– concertmaster
  • Tim Curry– backing vocals
  • Ullanda McCullough – backing vocals
  • James Taylor– backing vocals
  • Lucy Simon – backing vocals
  • Jonathan Abramowitz, Lamar Alsop, Julien Barber, Phil Bodner, James Buffington, Frederick Buldrini, Jean R. Dane, Eddie Daniels, Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Gerald Tarack, Paul Gershman, Ted Hoyle, Regis Iandiorio, Teddy Israel, Harold Kohon, Jesse Levy, Guy Lumia, Joseph Malin, Richard Maximoff, Kermit Moore, Eugene J. Moye, Gene Orloff, Tony Posk, Alan Shulmanand Mitsue Takayama – strings
  • Lew Hahn – recording, mixing
  • Mike O’Malley – assistant engineer
  • George Piros – mastering
  • Robert Heimall – art direction, design
  • Pam Frank – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. Vengeance
  2. Just Like You Do
  3. We’re So Close
  4. Coming to Get You
  5. Never Been Gone – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  6. Pure Sin – Carly Simon, Frank Carillo
  7. Love You By Heart – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman, Libby Titus
  8. Spy – Carly Simon, James Taylor, Arif Mardin
  9. Memorial Day

On January 18, 2019.

On January 18, 2019, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Remind Me Tomorrow”, the fifth Sharon Van Etten studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Sargent Recorders”,  “Studio 64” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Sharon Van Etten– vocals, piano, organ
  • Heather Woods Broderick– backing vocals, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Zachary Dawes – bass, synthesizer
  • McKenzie Smith – drums, percussion
  • Luke Reynolds– lap steel guitar, guitar, tape loops, synthesizer, keyboards, celesta, bass
  • John Congleton– percussion, organ, theremin, synthesizer, drone, drum programming, tape loops, drum machine, loops, sequencer, engineering, mixing
  • Jamie Stewart– vocals, synthesizer, guitar, bells, percussion
  • Lars Horntveth– guitar, synthesizer, woodwinds, piano, celesta
  • Brian Reitzell– drums, organ, percussion, drone, cymbal
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Stella Mozgawa– drums
  • Sean Cook – additional engineering
  • Tyler Karmen – additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • JN-H – lacquer cutting
  • Nathaniel David Utesch – design, layout
  • Katherine Dieckmann– front cover photography
  • Rob Houston – inner sleeve photography
  • Maya Judd – inner sleeve photography
  • Len Prince– inner sleeve, back cover, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sharon Van Etten, except where  noted.

  1. I Told You Everything
  2. No One’s Easy to Love
  3. Memorial Day
  4. Comeback Kid – Sharon Van Etten, Sam Cohen
  5. Jupiter 4
  6. Seventeen – Sharon Van Etten, Kate Davis
  7. Malibu
  8. You Shadow
  9. Hands
  10. Stay

 

On September 6, 2005.

On September 6, 2005, “Compadre Records” label released “Childish Things”, the eight  James McMurtry album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Flashpoint Recording” in Austin, and was produced by James McMurtry.

Personnel:

  1. James McMurtry – lead vocal, acoustic and electric guitars, baritone guitar, mandolin, harmonica, piano, organ
  2. Ronnie Johnson – bass guitar, backing vocals
  3. Tim Holt, David Grissom – guitars
  4. Daren Hess – drums, tambourine
  5. Bukka Allen – piano, organ
  6. Warren Hood – violin
  7. Jon Blondell – trombone
  8. Curtis McMurtry – saxophone
  9. Randy Garibay, Jr. – backing vocals
  10. Joe Ely – co -lead vocal
  11. Chris Maresh – bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by James McMurtry, except where noted.

  1. See the Elephant
  2. Childish Things
  3. We Can’t Make It Here
  4. Slew Foot – Howard Hausey, James C. Webb
  5. Bad Enough
  6. Restless
  7. Memorial Day
  8. Six Year Drought
  9. Old Part of Town -Peter Case
  10. Charlemagne’s Home Town
  11. Pocatello
  12. Holiday