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In June 1979.

In June 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Life and Love”, the 16th Leon Russell album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produces by Leon Russell.

Personnel:

  • Leon Russell – vocal, guitar, piano
  • Jody Pein – guitar
  • Marty Greeb – guitar, saxophone
  • Roger Linn – guitar
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Roger Linn – drums, engineer
  • Bernetta Rand, Frances Pye, Lena Luckey, Wornell Jones, Joe Chemay – backing vocals
  • Tom Kemp – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Leon Russell.

  1. One More Love Song
  2. You Girl
  3. Struck By Lightning
  4. Strange Love
  5. Life and Love
  6. On the First Day
  7. High Horse
  8. Sweet Mystery
  9. On the Borderline

In February 1981.

In February 1981, “Casablanca” label released “Something in the Night”, the ninth Pure Prairie League studio album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Rob Fraboni.

Personnel:

  • Vince Gill – vocals, banjo, guitar, violin
  • Jeff Wilson – vocals, guitar
  • Michael Connor – keyboards
  • Michael Reilly – vocals, bass
  • Billy Hinds – drums
  • Nicky Hopkins – piano
  • Gary Mielke – synthesizer
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • David Sanborn – saxophone
  • Johnny Lee Schell – guitar
  • Dick Sims – organ
  • Kristine Arnold – vocals
  • Renée Geyer – vocals
  • Janis Oliver-Gill – vocals
  • Ricky Fataar – percussion
  • Fredrioco Spumani – percussion
  • Terry Becker, Tim Kramer – engineer
  • Steve Gillmor – engineer assistant
  • Tim Bryant – art direction
  • Jeff Wack – design
  • Scott Hensel – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Vince Gill; except where noted.

  1. Don’t Keep Me Hangin’
  2. Love Me Again
  3. Hold on to Our Hearts
  4. Something in the Night – Dan Greer, Jeff Wilson, Steve Woodard
  5. Do You Love Me Truly, Julie?
  6. You’re Mine Tonight – Rafe Van Hoy
  7. Still Right Here in My Heart – Dan Greer, Jeff Wilson
  8. I Wanna Know Your Name
  9. Feel the Fire – Dan Greer, Jeff Wilson, Steve Woodard
  10. Tell Me One More Time – Dan Greer, Jeff Wilson

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “RCA” label released “Old No. 1”, the debut Guy Clark album. It was recorded in 1975, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was reproduced by Neil Wilburn.

Personnel:

  • Guy Clark – vocals, guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Pat Carter – guitar, background vocals
  • Steve Gibson – guitar
  • Dick Feller – guitar
  • Jim Colvard – guitar
  • Reggie Young – guitar
  • Hal Rugg – dobro, pedal steel
  • Jack Hicks – dobro
  • David Briggs – piano, background vocals
  • Chuck Cochran – piano
  • Shane Keister – piano
  • Johnny Gimble – fiddle
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Mike Leach – bass
  • Jerry Kroon – drums
  • Larrie Londin – drums
  • Jerry Carrigan – drums
  • Lea Jane Berinati – background vocals, piano
  • Rodney Crowell – background vocals
  • Emmylou Harris – background vocals
  • Gary B. White – background vocals
  • Florence Warner – background vocals
  • Steve Earle – background vocals
  • Sammi Smith – background vocals
  • Ray Butts – engineer
  • Pat Carter – associate producer
  • Susanna Clark – paintings
  • Paul Brookside – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Guy Clark.

  1. Rita Ballou
  2. L.A. Freeway
  3. She Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
  4. A Nickel for the Fiddler
  5. That Old Time Feeling
  6. Texas – 1947
  7. Desperados Waiting for a Train
  8. Like a Coat from the Cold
  9. Instant Coffee Blues
  10. Let Him Roll

On July 3, 2020.

On July 3, 2020, “Legacy Recordings” label released “First Rose of Spring”, the seventieth Willie Nelson studio album. It was recorded in 2019 at “The Tracking Room”, UMG Studios”, “Blackbird Studios” and “The Tone Dock” Nashville, “Pedernales Studios” in Austin, and was produced by Buddy Cannon.

Personnel:

  • Willie Nelson – Trigger, vocals
  • Buddy Cannon – acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Bobby Terry – acoustic and electric guitar, steel guitar
  • Mike Johnson – steel guitar
  • Catherine Marx – piano, B3 organ, Wurlitzer, Rhodes
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Kevin “Swine” Grantt – upright bass
  • Larry Paxton – upright bass
  • Chad Cromwell – drums
  • Lonnie Wilson – drums
  • Sari Reist – strings
  • Kristin Wilkinson – strings
  • David Davidson – strings
  • Connie Ellisor – strings
  • Alicia Enstrom – strings
  • Anthony La Marchina – strings
  • Dave Angell – strings
  • Monisa Angell – strings
  • Jerry Bifano – strings
  • Karen Winkelmann – strings
  • Kristin Wilkinson – string arrangements
  • Melodie Cannon – background vocals
  • Ward Davis – background vocals
  • Tony Castle – recording, mixing
  • Steve Chadie – recording
  • Andrew Mendelson – mastering
  • Luke Armentrout – mastering assistant
  • Kevin Boettger – assistant engineer
  • Michelle Freetley – assistant engineer
  • Matt Leigh – assistant engineer
  • Steve Mazur – assistant engineer
  • Nick Molino – assistant engineer
  • Bryce Roberts – assistant engineer
  • Bobby Terry – additional engineer
  • Bobbi Giel – mastering assistant
  • Andrew Darby – mastering assistant
  • Shannon Finnegan – production coordinator
  • Steven Lamb – copyist
  • Micah Nelson – artwork
  • Alexandra Dascalu Nelson – back cover photo

Track listing:

  1. First Rose of Spring – Randy Houser, Allen Shamblin, Mark Beeson
  2. Blue Star – Willie Nelson, Buddy Cannon
  3. I’ll Break Out Again – Sanger D. Shafer, A. L. “Doodle” Owens
  4. Don’t let the Old Man In – Toby Keith
  5. Just Burnin’ Around – Pete Graves
  6. Our Song – Chris Stapleton
  7. We Are the Cowboys – Billy Joe Shaver
  8. Stealing Home – Maria Cannon-Goodman, Casey Beathard, Don Sampson
  9. I’m the Only Hell My Mama Ever Raised – Wayne Kemp, Bobby Borchers, Mack Vickery
  10. Love Just Laughed – Willie Nelson, Buddy Cannon
  11. Yesterday When I Was Young – Charles Aznavour, Herbert Kretzmer

On November 4, 1997.

On November 4, 1997, “MCA” label released “Deuces Wild”, the thirty fifth B.B. King studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by John Porter and Chris Lord-Alge.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – vocals, guitar
  • Keith Richards – guitar
  • Eric Clapton – guitar
  • Ronnie Wood – guitar
  • David Gilmour – guitar
  • Bonnie Raitt – guitar
  • Michael Landau – guitar
  • Marty Stuart – guitar
  • Hugh McCracken – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Neil Hubbard – guitar
  • Chris Stainton – piano, keyboards
  • C. J. Vanston – Hammond B3 organ
  • Paul Carrack – Hammond B3 organ, keyboards
  • Bill Payne – keyboards
  • D’Angelo – keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis – organ
  • Jon Cleary – piano
  • Jools Holland – piano
  • Tommy Eyre – piano, Wurlitzer
  • Darryl Jones – bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Reggie McBride – bass guitar
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Mick Jagger – vocals, harmonica
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Tony Braunagel – drums
  • Charlie Watts – drums
  • Steve Jordan – drums
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Jamil Sharif – trumpet
  • Brian Murray – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard – trumpet
  • Joe Sublett – tenor saxophone
  • Carl Blouin – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Daniel P. Kelley – French horn
  • Yvonne S. Moriarty – French horn
  • Andrea Byers – violin
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Armen Garabedian – violin
  • Berj Garabedian – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Bruce Dukov – violin, viola
  • Larry Colbert – cello
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Miles Tackett – cello
  • Dane Little – cello
  • Marston Smith – cello
  • Kenneth Yerke – viola
  • Robert Becker – viola
  • Paul Waller – programming
  • Simon Climie – programming
  • Harry Bowens – background vocals
  • Terence Forsythe – background vocals
  • Vincent Bonham – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. If You Love Me – with Van Morrison
  2. The Thrill Is Gone – with Tracy Chapman
  3. Rock Me Baby – with Eric Clapton
  4. Please Send Me Someone to Love – with Mick Hucknall
  5. Baby I Love You – with Bonnie Raitt
  6. Ain’t Nobody Home – with D’Angelo
  7. Pauly’s Birthday Boogie – with Jools Holland
  8. Confessin’ the Blues – with Marty Stuart
  9. Hummingbird – with Dionne Warwick
  10. Let the Good Times Roll – with Zucchero
  11. Keep It Coming – with Heavy D
  12. Cryin’ Won’t Help You Babe – with David Gilmour and Paul Carrack
  13. Night Life – with Willie Nelson

On December 29, 1975.

On December 29, 1975, “Reprise” released “Elite Hotel”, the third Emmylou Harris studio album. It was recorded in June 1975, at “Enactron Truck” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brian Ahern.

Personnel:

  • Emmylou Harris – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Brian Ahern- acoustic guitar, bass
  • Mike Auldridge– dobro
  • Byron Berline- fiddle, mandolin
  • Dianne Brooks – backing vocals
  • James Burton- electric guitar
  • Rodney Crowell- electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Rick Cunha – acoustic guitar
  • Nick DeCaro – string arrangements
  • Hank DeVito- pedal steel
  • Jonathan Edwards- backing vocals
  • Amos Garrett- electric guitar
  • Emory Gordy, Jr.- bass, backing vocals
  • Glen D. Hardin- piano, electric piano, string arrangements
  • Ben Keith- pedal steel
  • Bernie Leadon- acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– piano
  • Herb Pedersen- acoustic guitar, banjo, backing vocals
  • Mickey Raphael– harmonica
  • Linda Ronstadt- backing vocals
  • Fayssoux Starling- backing vocals
  • John Starling- acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Ron Tutt– drums
  • John Ware– drums
  • Brian Ahern – engineer
  • Bradley Hartman – engineer
  • Rudy Hill – engineer
  • Stuart Taylor – engineer
  • Miles Wilkinson – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Amarillo – Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell
  2. Together Again – Buck Owens
  3. Feelin’ Single, Seein’ Double – Wayne Kemp
  4. Sin City – Gram Parsons, Chris Hillman
  5. One of These Days – Earl Montgomery
  6. Till I Gain Control Again – Rodney Crowell
  7. Here, There and Everywhere – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Ooh Las Vegas – Gram Parsons, Ric Grech
  9. Sweet Dreams – Don Gibson
  10. Jambalaya (On The Bayou) – Hank Williams
  11. Satan’s Jewel Crown – Edgar L. Eden
  12. Wheels – Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons

On July 8, 2008.

On July 8, 2008, “Blue Engine” label released “Two Men with the Blues”, album by Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis. It was recorded on January 12 – 13, 2007, at “Lincoln Center” in New York City, and was produced by Delfeayo Marsalis.

Personnel:

  • Wynton Marsalis– vocals, trumpet
  • Willie Nelson– vocals, guitar
  • Walter Blanding – saxophone
  • Carlos Henriquez – bass
  • Dan Nimmer– piano
  • Mickey Raphael– harmonica
  • Ali Jackson– drums

Track listing:

  1. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  2. Night Life – Willie Nelson
  3. Caldonia – Fleecie Moore
  4. Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael
  5. Basin Street Blues – Spencer Williams
  6. Georgia on My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  7. Rainy Day Blues – Willie Nelson
  8. My Bucket’s Got a Hole in It – Clarence Williams
  9. Ain’t Nobody’s Business – Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins
  10. That’s All – Merle Travis
  11. Down by the Riverside

 

On September 26, 2006.

On September 26, 2006, “Artists First“label released “Last Man Standing”, the 39th studio Jerry Lee Lewis album. It was recorded in “Phillips Studio” and “Sun Studio” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Jimmy Ripp and Steve Bing. The album consists of duets between Jerry Lee Lewis and some of the biggest names in rock and country music.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Lee Lewis – lead vocals, piano, organ
  • Little Richard – vocal
  • Buddy Guy – vocal
  • Bruce Springsteen – vocal
  • Neil Young – vocal
  • Mick Jagger – vocal
  • Ringo Starr – vocal
  • Rod Stewart – vocal
  • John Fogerty – vocal
  • Keith Richards – vocal, lead guitar
  • Willie Nelson – vocal
  • Kriss Kristofferson – vocal
  • Merle Haggard – vocal
  • Don Henley – vocal
  • Kid Rock – vocal
  • George Jones – vocal, bass
  • B. King – lead guitar
  • Jimmy Page – lead guitar
  • Eric Clapton – lead guitar
  • Robbie Robertson – lead guitar
  • Ronnie Wood – pedal steel guitar
  • Nils Lofgrin – pedal steel guitar
  • Greg Lieze – pedal steel guitar
  • Jimmy Rip – guitar, percussion, finger snaps, handclaps, editing, mixing
  • Ken Lovelace – guitar, fiddle
  • Keith Allison – guitar
  • Ivan Neville – Hammond organ
  • Bill Strom – organ
  • B. Cunningham – bass
  • Hutch Hutchinson – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Robert Hall – drums
  • James Stroud – drums
  • Mickey Raphael – harmonica
  • Dave Woodruff – saxophone
  • Paddy Maloney – pipe, whistle
  • Brandy Jones, Bernard Fowler, Phyllis Duncan, Bambi Jones, Jewel Jones, Stacy Michelle – backing vocals
  • David Campbell – string arrangements
  • James Saez – engineer, mixing
  • Roland Janes – engineer
  • Steve Gamberoni – engineer, mixing
  • June Murakawa – engineer assistant
  • Steve Marcussen – mastering
  • Gary Burden – art direction, design concept
  • Janice Heo – art direction, image editor
  • Jesse Burden – design
  • Tom Nikosey – typography
  • Michael Muller – photography
  • Peter Guralnick – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Rock and Roll – John Paul Jones, John Bonham, James Patrick Page, Robert Plant / duet with Jimmy Page
  2. Before the Night Is Over – Benjamin Peters / duet with B.B. King
  3. Pink Cadillac – Bruce Springsteen / duet with Bruce Springsteen
  4. Evening Gown – Mick Jagger / duet with Mick Jagger and Ron Wood
  5. You Don’t Have to Go – James Matcher Reed / duet with Neil Young
  6. Twilight – Robbie Robertson, David Campbell / duet with Robbie Robertson
  7. Travelin’ Band – John Fogerty / duet with John Fogerty
  8. That Kind of Fool – Mack Vickery / duet with Keith Richards
  9. Sweet Little 16 – Chuck Berry / duet with Ringo Starr
  10. Just a Bummin’ Around – Pete Graves / duet with Merle Haggard
  11. Honky Tonk Woman – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards / duet with Kid Rock
  12. What’s Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made a Loser Out of Me) – Glenn Sutton – duet with Rod Stewart
  13. Don’t Be Ashamed of Your Age – Cindy Walker, Bob Wills / duet with George Jones
  14. Couple More Years – Dennis Locorriere, Shel Silverstein / duet with Willie Nelson
  15. Old Glory – Paul Roberts, Shelby Darnell, Jerry Lee Lewis / duet with Toby Keith
  16. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones / duel with Eric Clapton
  17. I Saw Her Standing There – John Lennon, Paul McCartney / duet with Little Richard
  18. Lost Highway – Leon Payne / duet with Delaney Bramlett
  19. Hadacohl Boogie – Bill Nettles / duet with Buddy Guy
  20. What Makes the Irish Heart Beat – Van Morrison / duet with Don Henley
  21. The Pilgrim Ch. 33 – Kris Kristofferson / duet with Kris Kristofferson

On July 29, 2014.

On July 29, 2014, “Bushbranch” label released “The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale”, the twenty-second Eric Clapton studio album. It features covers of  J. J. Cale songs. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by Eric Clapton and Simon Climie.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – vocals, guitars, dobro
  • Tom Petty– vocals
  • Mark Knopfler – vocals, guitar
  • John Mayer – vocals, guitar
  • Willie Nelson – vocals, guitar
  • Don White – vocals, guitar
  • Christine Lakeland– vocals, guitar
  • Reggie Young– guitar
  • Derek Trucks– guitar
  • Albert Lee– guitar
  • David Lindley– guitar
  • Don Preston– guitar
  • Mike Campbell- guitar
  • Doyle Bramhall II – guitar
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Simon Climie– Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, piano, drum programming, percussion, backing vocals
  • Walt Richmond– Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, piano
  • Jimmy Markham – harmonica
  • Mickey Raphael– harmonica
  • Nathan East– bass
  • James Cruce – drums
  • Jim Karstein – drums
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums
  • David Teegarden – drums
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Satnam Ramgotra – tabla
  • Michelle John – backing vocals
  • Sharon White– backing vocals
  • Alan Douglas – recording
  • Tony Castle, Bobby Tis and Ryan Ulyate – additional engineering
  • Jacob Dennis, Joe Kearns, Tim Marchiafava, Derek Parnell and Wendy Seidman – engineer assistant
  • Simon Climie – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Debbie Johnson – session coordinator
  • Catherine Roylance – art direction, design
  • Michael Putland – cover image
  • Yoshiyuki Sadamoto – cover illustration
  • Buddy Cannon – additional production

Track listing:

All tracks by J.J. Cale except where noted.

  1. Call Me the Breeze
  2. Rock and Roll Records
  3. Someday – J.J. Cale, Walt Richmond
  4. Lies
  5. Sensitive Kind
  6. Cajun Moon
  7. Magnolia
  8. I Got the Same Old Blues
  9. Songbird
  10. Since You Said Goodbye
  11. I’ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) – Ray Price, Rusty Gabbard
  12. The Old Man and Me
  13. Train to Nowhere
  14. Starbound
  15. Don’t Wait – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  16. Crying Eyes