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On August 29, 1987.

On August 29, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Sentimental Hygiene”, the sixth Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Record One” in Los Angeles, “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, “Cheshire Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Warren Zevon, Niko Bolas, and Andrew Slater.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, emulator
  • Bob Dylan– harmonica
  • Neil Young– lead guitar
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • Peter Buck– guitar
  • Rick Richards– guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– acoustic guitar
  • Brian Setzer– lead guitar
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Leland Sklar– bass guitar
  • Mike Mills– bass guitar
  • Jorge Calderón– bass guitar, harmony
  • Flea– bass guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Darius Degher – sitar
  • Amp Fiddler– keyboards
  • DeWayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight– guitar
  • David Lindley– lap steel guitar, bowed saz
  • Stan Lynch– harmony
  • Don Henley– harmony
  • Michael Stipe– harmony
  • Jennifer Warnes– harmony
  • Bill Berry– drums
  • Craig Krampf– drums
  • Will Alexander, Brian Bell – computer programming
  • Niko Bolas, George Clinton, Larry Ferguson – arranger
  • Willie Alexander, Brian Bell – programming, computers
  • Duncan Aldrich, Niko Bolas, Richard Bosworth – engineer
  • Richard Cottrell, Richard Landers, Bob Levy, Mark McKenna, Dan Nash, Bob Vogt – assistant engineer
  • Niko Bolas, Larry Ferguson, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff, Margo Chase – art direction
  • Herb Ritts – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. Sentimental Hygiene
  2. Boom Boom Mancini
  3. The Factory
  4. Trouble Waiting to Happen – J. D. Southe, Warren Zevon
  5. Reconsider Me
  6. Detox Mansion – Jorge Calderon, Warren Zevon
  7. Bad Karma
  8. Even a Dog Can Shake Hands – Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Warren Zevon
  9. The Heartache
  10. Leave My Monkey Alone

On July 25, 2006.

On July 25, 2006, “Roadrunner Records” label released “One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This”, the third New York Dolls studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “The Sound House”, “The Shed”, and was produced by Jack Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Steve Conte– guitar
  • Brian Delaney – drums
  • David Johansen– vocals, harmonica
  • Brian Koonin – piano
  • Sylvain Sylvain– guitar
  • Sami Yaffa– bass
  • Bo Diddley– guitar
  • Colin Douglas – percussion, congas
  • Laura Jane Grace– vocals
  • Iggy Pop– vocals
  • Andy Snitzer – saxophone
  • Michael Stipe– vocals
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Sebastian Cotron – assistant engineering
  • Blake Douglas – Pro Toolsengineering
  • Jack Douglas– mixing
  • Jay Messina – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Johansen and Sylvain Sylvain, except where noted.

  1. We’re All in Love – David Johansen, Sami Yaffa
  2. Runnin’ Around
  3. Plenty of Music
  4. Dance Like a Memory
  5. Punishing World – David Johansen, Steve Conte
  6. Maimed Happiness
  7. Fishnets and Cigarettes
  8. Gotta Get Away from Tommy – David Johansen, Steve Conte
  9. Dancing on the Lip of a Volcano
  10. I Ain’t Got Nothing – David Johansen, Brian Koonin
  11. Rainbow Store – David Johansen, Steve Conte
  12. Gimme Luv and Turn on the Light
  13. Take a Good Look at My Good Looks – David Johansen, Sylvain Sylvain, Steve Conte
  14. Seventeen (bonus track)

On June 27, 1987.

On June 27, 1987, “Elektra” label released “In My Tribe”, the third 10, 000 Maniacs studio album. It was recorded March – April, at “The Complex” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Peter Asher.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant– vocals
  • Robert Buck– guitars, mandolin, pedal steel guitar
  • Steve Gustafson– bass guitar
  • Jerome Augustyniak– drums, percussion
  • Dennis Drew– keyboards
  • Michael Stipe– vocals
  • Don Grolnick– piano
  • David Campbell– string arrangements
  • Dennis Karmazyn – cello
  • Bob Magnusson– acoustic bass guitar
  • Novi Novog– viola
  • Sharon Rice – additional engineer
  • Duane Seykora, Shep Lonsdale – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax,Mike Reese – mastered
  • Frank Wolf, George Massenburg– mixed

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant, except where noted.

  1. What’s the Matter Here? – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  2. Hey Jack Kerouac – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  3. Like the Weather
  4. Cherry Tree – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  5. The Painted Desert – Jerome Augustyniak, Natalie Merchant
  6. Don’t Talk – Dennis Drew, Natalie Merchant
  7. Peace Train – Cat Stevens
  8. Gun Shy
  9. My Sister Rose – Jerme Augustyniak, Natalie Merchant
  10. A Campfire Song
  11. City of Angels – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  12. Verdi Cries

 

 

 

On January 24, 1994.

On January 24, 1994, “Sire” label released “Hips and Makers”, the debut Kristin Hersh album. It was recorded April-October 1993, at “Stable Sound” in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and was produced by Lenny Kaye and Kristin Hersh.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, guitar
  • Jane Scarpantoni- cello
  • Michael Stipe- additional vocals
  • Phill Brown – engineer
  • Steve Rizzo – assistant engineer
  • Vaughan Oliver– design
  • Shinro Ohtake– artwork
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh, except where noted.

  1. Your Ghost
  2. Beestung
  3. Teeth
  4. Sundrops
  5. Sparky
  6. Houdini Blues – Kristin Hersh, William James Hersh
  7. A Loon
  8. Velvet Days
  9. Close Your Eyes
  10. Me and My Charm
  11. Tuesday Night
  12. The Letter
  13. Lurch
  14. The Cuckoo – traditional, arranged by Kristin Hersh
  15. Hips and Makers

On September 17, 1991.

On September 17, 1991, “Restless” label released “Drunk with Passion”, the fifth Golden Palominos album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Anton Fier.

Personnel:

  • Anton Fier– drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Carla Bley– Hammond organ
  • Aïyb Dieng– percussion
  • Robert Kidney – vocals, guitar
  • Amanda Kramer– vocals, keyboards
  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar
  • Bob Mould– vocals, guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis– acoustic and electric guitar, Dobro guitar
  • Michael Stipe– vocals
  • Richard Thompson– guitar
  • Oz Fritz – recording
  • Tom Mark – recording
  • Steve McLoughlin – recording
  • Robert Musso– recording
  • Wes Naprstek – recording
  • Billy Youdelman – recording
  • Mike Krowiak – mixing, recording
  • David Cook – mixing, recording
  • Jeff Lippay – mixing\
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • John Yates – mixing
  • Vaughan Oliver – illustrations, design
  • Chris Bigg – illustrations, design

Track listing:

  1. Alive and Living Now – Anton Fier, Michael Stipe, Nicky Skopelitis
  2. The Haunting – Amanda Kramer
  3. When the Kingdom Comes – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  4. A Sign – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  5. Thunder Cries – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  6. Hands of Heaven – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  7. Dying From the Inside Out – Anton Fier, Bob Mould, Nicky Skopelitis
  8. Begin to Return – Robert Kidney

 

On March 10, 1998.

On March 10, 1998, “Sire” label released “The Chinese Album”, the second Spacehog album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Bryce Goggin, Royston Langdon, Antony Langdon, Jonny Cragg and Richard Steel.

Personnel:

  • Royston Langdon – bass guitarand vocals
  • Antony Langdon – guitarand vocals
  • Jonny Cragg – drums
  • Richard Steel – lead guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Royston Langdon except when noted.

  1. One Of These Days – David Byrne, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, Brian Eno, Royston Langdon
  2. Goodbye Violet Race
  3. Lucy’s Shoe
  4. Mungo City
  5. Skylark – Antony Langdon
  6. Sand In Your Eyes
  7. Captain Freeman – Antony Langdon
  8. 2nd Avenue – Royston Langdon, N. Chassler
  9. Almond Kisses (featuring Michael Stipe) – Antony Langdon
  10. Carry On
  11. Anonymous – Royston Langdon, Antony Langdon
  12. Beautiful Girl

 

On October 26, 1998.

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On October 26, 1998, “Warner Bros” label released “Up”, the eleventh R.E.M. studio album. It was recorded January–July 1998, and was produced by Pat McCarthy and R.E.M. It was the band’s first album without original drummer Bill Berry, who left the group in October 1997.

Personnel:

  • Peter Buck– guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Mike Mills– bass, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Stipe– lead vocals, guitar
  • Barrett Martin– percussion
  • Scott McCaughey– keyboards, percussion
  • Joey Waronker– drums, percussion
  • Nigel Godrich– engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe, except where noted.

  1. Airportman
  2. Lotus
  3. Suspicion
  4. Hope – Leonard Cohen, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe
  5. At My Most Beautiful
  6. The Apologist
  7. Sad Professor
  8. You’re in the Air
  9. Walk Unafraid
  10. Why Not Smile
  11. Daysleeper
  12. Diminished
  13. Parakeet
  14. Falls to Climb

 

On September 30, 1997.

peace_and_noise

On September 30, 1997, “Arista” label released “Peace and Noise” the seventh Patti Smith album. It was recorded in 1997, at “IIwII Studio” in Weehawken, and was produced by Patti Smith.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, clarinet
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, pedal steel
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, organ, harmonica
  • Oliver Ray – guitar, photography
  • Tony Shanahan – bass, piano
  • Mark Burdett – art direction
  • Michael Stipe– background vocal
  • Roy Cicala– engineering, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Waiting Underground – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  2. Whirl Away – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray, Lenny Kaye
  3. 1959 – Patti Smith, Tonny Shanahan
  4. Spell – Allen Ginsberg, Oliver Ray
  5. Don’t Say Nothing – Patti Smith, Jay Dee Daugherty
  6. Dead City – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  7. Blue Poles – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray
  8. Death Singing – Patti Smith
  9. Memento Mori – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Oliver Ray, Daugherty,Tonny Shanahan
  10. Last Call – Patti Smith, Oliver Ray

 

 

On September 27, 1994.

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On September 27, 1994, “Warner Bros” label released “Monster” the ninth R.E.M. studio album. It was recorded April – May 1994, at “Kingsway Studio” in New Orleans; “Crossover Soundstage” in Atlanta; ”Criteria Studios” in Miami; “Ocean Way Recording” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Scott Litt and R.E.M. The album was certified Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”; 6 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; 3 x Platinum in UK by “BPI” and 4 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Bill Berry– drums, percussion, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Buck– guitar, Farfisa organ
  • Mike Mills– bass guitar, piano, organ, guitar, vocals
  • Michael Stipe– lead vocals
  • Ané Diaz – backing vocals
  • Sally Dworsky– backing vocals
  • Lou Kregl – backing vocals
  • Thurston Moore– vocals, guitar
  • Rain Phoenix– backing vocals
  • Lynda Stipe– backing vocals
  • David Colvin – second engineer
  • Jeff DeMorris – second engineer
  • Mark Gruber – second engineer
  • Mark Howard – engineering
  • Victor Janacua – second engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering engineer
  • Pat McCarthy– engineering
  • Mark “Microwave” Mytrowitz – technical assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe.

  1. What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?
  2. Crush with Eyeliner
  3. King of Comedy
  4. I Don’t Sleep, I Dream
  5. Star 69
  6. Strange Currencies
  7. Tongue
  8. Bang and Blame
  9. I Took Your Name
  10. Let Me In
  11. Circus Envy
  12. You

 

On September 1, 1987.

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On September 1, 1987, “I.R.S.” label released “Document”, the fifth R.E.M. studio album. It was recorded April – May 1987, at “Sound Emporium” in Nashville, and was mixed at “Master Control” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Scott Litt and R.E.M. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 470 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time. In 1988, “Document” was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Bill Berry– drums, backing vocals
  • Peter Buck– guitar, dulcimer
  • Mike Mills– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Stipe– lead vocals
  • Steve Berlin– horns
  • Carl Marsh – Fairlight CMIsynthesizer
  • Steve Catania – engineering
  • Tom Der – engineering
  • Toni Greene – engineering
  • Gary Laney – engineering
  • Ted Pattison – engineering
  • Todd Scholar – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Jim McKay – photography
  • Michael Meister – photography
  • Sandra-Lee Phipps – photography
  • Ron Scarselli – packaging

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe, except where noted.

  1. Finest Worksong
  2. Welcome to the Occupation
  3. Exhuming McCarthy
  4. Disturbance at the Heron House
  5. Strange – Bruce Gilbert, Graham Lewis, Colin Newman, Robert Gotobed
  6. It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
  7. The One I Love
  8. Fireplace
  9. Lightnin’ Hopkins
  10. King of Birds
  11. Oddfellows Local 151