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On August 7, 2015.

On August 7, 2015, “Xtra Mile Recordings” label released “Positive Songs for Negative People”, the sixth Frank Turner studio album. It was recorded in December 2014, at “Traxidermy Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Butch Walker.

Personnel:

  • Frank Turner– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ben Lloyd– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Tarrant Anderson– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt Nasir– piano, organ, synthesizer, mandolin, mandola, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Nigel Powell– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jeff Kievit – trumpet
  • David Peel – horn
  • Mike Davis – trombone
  • Andy Snitzer – tenor sax
  • Cahir O’Doherty– scream
  • Esmé Patterson– vocals
  • Todd Stopera, Butch Walker, Lindi Ortega, Jaclyn Monroe, Kat Jones, Billy the Kid – backing vocals
  • Todd Stopera – engineer
  • Chris Clark, Graham Kay, Ben Lloyd – additional engineering
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – mixing
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Go de Jong – art direction, design
  • Nicole Kibert – live photo
  • Jamie-James Medina– studio photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Turner, except where noted.

  1. The Angel Islington
  2. Get Better
  3. The Next Storm
  4. The Opening Act of Spring – Frank Turner, Matt Nasir
  5. Glorious You
  6. Mittens
  7. Cut of Breath
  8. Demons
  9. Josephine
  10. Love Forty Down
  11. Silent Key
  12. Song for Josh

 

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On April 13, 2015.

On April 13, 2015, “Provogue” label released “Better Than Home”, the seventh Beth Hart album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Rob Mathes and Michael Stevens.

Personnel:

  • Beth Hart – lead and backing vocals, piano, arranger
  • Angela Clemmons, Vaneese Thomas, Nikki Richards, James “D-Train” Williams – background vocals
  • Rob Mathes – acoustic and electric guitar, piano, keyboards, horn arrangements, horn conductor, string arrangements, string conductor
  • Larry Campbell – acoustic and electric guitar, pedal steel, mandolin
  • Zev Katz – upright bass, bass guitar
  • Charley Drayton – drums, percussion
  • Aaron Heick – alt and baritone saxophones
  • Andy Snitzer – tenor saxophone
  • Mike Davis – trombone
  • Jeff Kievit – trumpet
  • Perry Montague-Mason – violin
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Martin Loveday – cello
  • Thomas Van Der Kooi, Roy Koch– artwork
  • Greg Watermann – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Beth Hart.

  1. Might as Well Smile
  2. Tell ‘Em to Hold On
  3. Tell Her You Belong to Me
  4. Trouble
  5. Better Than Home
  6. Teresa
  7. We’re Still Living in the City
  8. The Mood That I’m In
  9. Mechanical Heart
  10. As Long as I Have a Song
  11. Mama This One’s for You

 

In October 1968.

In October 1969, “Deram” label released “The Battle of North West Six”, the second Keef Hartley Band album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Keef Hartley– drums, percussion
  • Miller Anderson– vocals, guitars
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet, flugelhorn, violin, brass arrangements
  • Jim Jewell, Chris Mercer– tenor saxophone
  • Gary Thain– bass guitar
  • “Spit James” (Ian Cruickshank) – guitar
  • Mick Weaver– organ, piano, percussion
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • Harry Beckett– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Lyn Dobson– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Barbara Thompson– baritone saxophone, flute
  • Ray Warleigh– flute
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Derek Varnals – recording engineer
  • Adrian Martins, John Punter– assistant engineer
  • Art Wood– artwork
  • Richard Sacks – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Dansette Kid / Hartley Jam for Bread – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  2. Don’t Give Up – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  3. Me and My Woman – Gene Barge
  4. Hickory – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  5. Don’t Be Afraid – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Peter Dines, Gary Thain
  6. Not Foolish, Not Wise – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  7. Waiting Around – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  8. Tadpole – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  9. Poor Mabel (You’re Just Like Me) – Fiona Hewitson, Spit James, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain
  10. Believe In You – Fiona Hewitson, Keef Hartley, Gary Thain

In May 1989.

In May 1989, “Arista” label released “Through the Storm”, the thirty-fifth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Narada Michael Walden, Walter Afanasieff, Arif Mardin, Joe Mardin and Aretha Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– lead and backing vocals, vocal engineer, acoustic piano
  • James Brown – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards, synth bass, drum programming
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Lincoln Clapp – engineer
  • Marlene Cohen – art direction
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Mike Davis – trombone
  • George Devens – percussion
  • David Foster– electric piano, synthesizer
  • Four Tops– vocals
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Siedah Garrett– backing vocals
  • Kenny G– saxophone
  • Greg “Gigi” Gonaway – cymbal
  • Reggie Griffin – guitar
  • Kenneth Hitchcock – baritone saxophone
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Whitney Houston– lead vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Marc Russo– saxophone solo
  • Corrado Rustici – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • “Bongo” Bob Smith – drum programming
  • Kent Smith – trumpet
  • Andy Snitzer – tenor saxophone
  • Narada Michael Walden– arrangements, Simmons drums, synthesizer
  • Aaron Zigman– keyboards, bass vocals
  • Rod Hui – recording, mixing
  • Mike Iacopelli – recording , vocal recording
  • Liz Jackson – backing vocals
  • Skyler Jett – backing vocals
  • Elton John– lead vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Melisa Kary – backing vocals
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Darren Klein – engineer, mixing
  • Ren Klyce– Fairlight CMI programming, additional keyboards
  • Jerry Knight – bass guitar
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer, acoustic piano
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Edie Lehman – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin– arrangements
  • Joe Mardin – programming, sequencing, recording, mixing
  • Peter Max – cover art
  • Marti McCall – backing vocals
  • Sammy Merendino – additional drum samples
  • David Paich– acoustic piano
  • Claytoven Richardson– backing vocals
  • Norman Parkinson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Gimme Your Love – Narada Michael Walden, Jeffrey Cohen
  2. Mercy – Siedah Garrett, Glen Ballard
  3. He’s the Boy – Aretha Franklin
  4. It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  5. Through the Storm – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  6. Think – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
  7. Come to Me – Willard Eugene Price
  8. If Ever a Love There Was – Pamela Phillips Oland, Todd Cerney

In February 1971.

the-polite-force

In February 1971, “Deram” label released “The Polite Force”, the second Egg album. It was recorded in May 1970, at “Morgan Studios” and was produced by Neil Slaven.

Personnel:

  • Dave Stewart- organ, piano, tone generator, orchestron
  • Mont Campbell- bass, vocals
  • Clive Brooks– drums
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Mike Davis – trumpet
  • Bob Downes- tenor saxophone
  • Tony Roberts – tenor saxophone

Track listing:

  1. A Visit to Newport Hospital
  2. Contrasong
  3. Boilk
  4. Long Piece No. 3 – Part 1
  5. Long Piece No. 3 – Part 2
  6. Long Piece No. 3 – Part 3
  7. Long Piece No. 3 – Part 4