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On March 25, 2008.

On March 25, 2008, at “Half Note” label released “The Delirium Blues Project: Serve or Suffer”, first album released by joint leadership of Roseanna Vitro and Kenny Werner. It was recorded in August 2007, at “Blue Note” in New York City, and was produced by Jeffrey Levenson.


  • Roseanna Vitro– vocals, arrangements
  • Kenny Werner– keyboards, arrangements
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • James Carter– tenor saxophone
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Geoff Countryman– baritone saxophone
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • John Pattitucci– acoustic and electric bass
  • Rocky Bryant – drums

Track listing:

  1. What Is Hip? – Emilio Castillo, John David Garibaldi, Stephen M. Kupka
  2. Goodnight Nelda Grebe, the Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off – Tracy Nelson
  3. Blue – Gildo Mahones, Jon Hendricks
  4. Be Cool – Joni Mitchell
  5. Half Moon – Janis Joplin
  6. In the Dark – Lillian “Lil” Green
  7. Cheater Man – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  8. Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy – Mose Allison
  9. Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down – Eric Bibb, Maria Muldaur

On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “Favored Nations” label released “Birdland”, the sixth Yardbirds studio album. Band’s first album in over 35 years was recorded 2002 – 2003, and was produced by Ken Allardyce.


  • Jim McCarty– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Chris Dreja– rhythm guitar
  • Alan Glen– harmonica, percussion
  • John Idan– lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Gypie Mayo– lead guitar
  • Jeff Baxter– guitar
  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Brian May– guitar
  • Joe Satriani– guitar
  • Slash– guitar
  • Steve Vai– guitar

Track listing:

  1. I’m Not Talking – Mose Allison
  2. Crying Out for Love – Jim McCarty
  3. The Nazz Are Blue – Chris Dreja, Jeff Beck, Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith
  4. For Your Love – Graham Gouldman
  5. Please Don’t Tell Me ‘Bout the News – Jim McCarty
  6. Train Kept A-Rollin’ – Howie Kay, Lois Mann, Tiny Bradshaw
  7. Saboteur – Jim McCarty
  8. Shapes of Things – Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith
  9. My Blind Life – Chris Dreja
  10. Over Under Sideways Down – Chris Dreja, Jeff Beck, Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith
  11. You’re a Better Man Than I – Brian Hugg, Mike Hugg
  12. Mystery of Being – Jim McCarty
  13. Dream Within a Dream – Jim McCarty
  14. Happenings Ten Years Time Ago – Jeff Beck, Jim McCarty, Jimmy Page, Keith Relf
  15. An Original Man (A Song for Keith) – Chris Dreja, Gypie Mayo, Jim McCarty, John Idan


On September 22, 2017.

On September 22, 2017, “Caroline” label released “Roll with the Punches”, the 37th Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Van Morrison.


  • Van Morrison– vocals, electric guitar, harmonica, percussion, saxophone
  • Jeff Beck– electric guitar
  • Mez Clough – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Laurence Cottle– electric bass, trombone
  • Ned Edwards – electric guitar, harmonica, background vocals
  • Dan Ellis– percussion
  • Georgie Fame– Hammond organ, vocals
  • Chris Farlowe– vocals
  • Colin Griffin, James Powell – drums
  • Chris Hill – double bass
  • Pete Hurley, Paul Moore – electric bass
  • Sumudu Jayatilaka, Dana Masters, Elizabeth Williams – background vocals
  • Paul Jones– harmonica, vocals
  • Dave Keary – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Stuart McIlroy, Jason Rebello– piano
  • Paul Moran – Hammond organ, trumpet
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • Poppy Kavanagh, Rowan McIntosh, Phil Parsons, Patrick Phillips – assistant engineer
  • Gerry McLernon, Tristan Powell, Matt Tait, Enda Walsh – engineer, mixing
  • Will Purton – assistant, assistant engineer, engineer, mixing
  • Richard Wade – photography

Track listing:

  1. Roll With the Punches – Van Morrison, Don Black
  2. Transformation – Van Morrison
  3. I Can Tell – Ellas McDaniel, Samuel Smith
  4. Stormy Monday/ Lonely Avenue – T-Bone Walker / Doc Pomus
  5. Goin’ to Chicago – Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing
  6. Fame – Van Morrison
  7. Too Much Trouble – Van Morrison
  8. Bring It on Home to Me – Sam Cooke
  9. Ordinary People – Van Morrison
  10. How Far From God – Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  11. Teardrops from My Eyes – Rudy Toombs
  12. Automobile Blues – Samuel Hopkins
  13. Benediction – Mose Allison
  14. Mean Old World – T-Bone Walker
  15. Ride on Josephine – Ellas McDaniel

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Atco” label released “Open” the second Blues Image album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Richard Podolor.


  • Mike Pinera– lead guitar, lead vocals
  • Skip Konte– keyboards
  • Malcolm Jones – bass
  • Manny Bertematti – drums
  • Joe Lala– percussion, backing vocals
  • Kent Henry– guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Pinera, Skip Konte, Malcolm Jones, Manny Bertematti and Joe Lala, except where noted.

  1. Love Is the Answer
  2. Running the Water
  3. Clean Love
  4. La Bamba – traditional
  5. Consuelate
  6. Ride Captain Ride
  7. Pay My Dues
  8. Fugue U
  9. Parchman Farm – Mose Allison
  10. Wrath of Daisey
  11. Take Me


On October 25, 2014.


On October 25, 2014, John Symon Asher “Jack” Bruce aka Jack Bruce died aged 71. Being musician, singer and songwriter, he is best known as member and bass player of Cream. In his more than five decades long career, Bruce has performed and recorded with various famous musician including: Alexis Corner, Graham Bond, John Mayall, Manfred Mann, Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, Michael Gibbs, Tony Williams, Leslie West, Corky Laing, Carla Bley, Lou Reed, Michael Mantler, Charlie Mariano, John McLaughlin, Cozy Powell, Bernie Marsden, Trevor Rabin, Robin Trower, Mose Allison, Allan Holdsworth, Kip Hanrahan, Mark Nauseef, Miroslav Tadic, Anton Fier, Kenji Suzuki, Dick Heckstall – Smith, John Stevens, Vernon Reid, Cindy Blackman and John Medeski. In March 2011, “Rolling Stone” magazine  readers selected Bruce as the eighth greatest bass guitarist of all time.

On July 22, 1966.


On July 22, 1966, “Decca” label released “Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton”, an album by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. It was recorded in April 1966, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Mike Vernon. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 195 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • John Mayall– lead vocals, piano, Hammond B3 organ, harmonica
  • Eric Clapton– lead vocals, lead guitar,
  • John McVie– bass guitar
  • Hughie Flint– drums
  • Alan Skidmore– tenor saxophone
  • Johnny Almond– baritone saxophone
  • Derek Healey – trumpet
  • Gus Dudgeon– engineer

Track listing:

  1. All Your Love – Otis Rush
  2. Hideaway – Freddie King, Sonny Thompson
  3. Little Girl – John Mayall
  4. Another Man – John Mayall
  5. Double Crossing Time – Eric Clapton, John Mayall
  6. What’d I Say – Ray Charles
  7. Key to Love – John Mayall
  8. Parchman Farm – Mose Allison
  9. Have You Heard – John Mayall
  10. Ramblin’ on My Mind – Robert Johnson
  11. Steppin’ Out – C. Frazier
  12. It Ain’t Right – Little Walter

On July 1, 1970.

Cactus - Cactus

On July 1, 1970, “Atco” label released the self-titled, debut Cactus album. It was recorded October–December 1969, at “Ultra-Sonic Recording Studios” in Hempstead, New York, and was produced by Carmine Appice, Tim Bohert, Rusty Day and Jim McCarty.


  • Carmine Appice– drums, backing vocals
  • Tim Bogert– bass, backing vocals
  • Rusty Day– lead and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Jim McCarty– guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, Rusty Day and Jim McCarty, except where noted.

  1. Parchman Farm – Mose Allison
  2. My Lady from South of Detroit
  3. Bill
  4. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  5. Let Me Swim
  6. No Need to Worry
  7. Oleo
  8. Feel So Good


On June 13, 1965.


On June 13, 1965, “Epic” label released “For Your Love”, the second Yardbirds album. It was recorded March 1964 – April 1965 and was produced by Giorgio Gomelsky and Manfred Mann. “For Your Love” features US-only tracks and previously released singles compiled by Giorgio Gomelsky.


  • Keith Relf– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Eric Clapton– lead guitar
  • Jeff Beck– lead guitar
  • Chris Dreja– rhythm guitar
  • Paul Samwell-Smith– vocals, bass
  • Jim McCarty– vocals, drums
  • Giorgio Gomelsky– backing vocal
  • Brian Auger– harpsichord
  • Denny Pierce – bongos
  • Mike Hugg– vibes
  • Tom McGuinness– guitar
  • Mike Vickers– guitar
  • Ron Prentice – bowed bass
  • Manfred Mann– keyboard, backing vocals
  • Paul Jones– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. For Your Love – Graham Gouldman
  2. I’m Not Talking – Mose Allison
  3. Putty (In Your Hands) – John Patton, Kay Rogers
  4. I Ain’t Got You – Calvin Carter
  5. Got to Hurry – Giorgio Gomelsky
  6. I Ain’t Done Wrong – Keith Ralf
  7. I Wish I Would – Billy Boy Arnold
  8. A Certain Girl – Allen Toussaint
  9. Sweet Music – Walter Bowie, Otis Leavill Cobb, Major Lance
  10. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl – H.G. Demarais
  11. My Girl Sloopy – Wes Farrell, Bert Russell


On May 9, 1995.

Kojak Variety

On May 9, 1995, “Warner Bros” label released “Kojak Variety”, covers album by Elvis Costello. It was recorded 1989 – 1994, and was produced by Kevin Killen and Elvis Costello.


  • Elvis Costello– harmonica, vocals
  • James Burton– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Larry Knechtel– piano Hammond organ, electric piano
  • Marc Ribot– banjo, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, horn, classical guitar
  • Jerry Scheff– bass
  • Pete Thomas– drums

Track listing:

  1. Strange – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
  2. Hidden Charms – Willie Dixon
  3. Remove This Doubt – Brian Holland,Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr.
  4. I Threw It All Away – Bob Dylan
  5. Leave My Kitten Alone – Little Willie John,Titus Turner, James McDougal
  6. Everybody’s Crying Mercy – Mose Allison
  7. I’ve Been Wrong Before- Randy Newman
  8. Bama Lama Bama Loo – Richard Penniman
  9. Must You Throw Dirt in My Face? – Bill Anderson
  10. Pouring Water on a Drowning Man – Drew Baker,Dani McCormick
  11. The Very Thought of You – Ray Noble
  12. Payday – Jesse Winchester
  13. Please Stay – Burt Bacharach,Bob Hilliard
  14. Running Out of Fools – Richard Ahlert,Kay Rogers
  15. Days – Ray Davies


On February 12, 1974.

Bottom Line Club

On February 12, 1974, “The Bottom Line” club opened in New York City. Owned by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowsky, during the 70’s and 80’s, the club was a major space for small-scale music performances. The club stoped working in 2004. Some of the artists who performed in the club were Miles Davis, Gato Barbieri, Bill Evans, Charles Mingus, Mose Allison, Muddy Waters, Mike Bloomfield, Paul Butterfield, Ray Barretto, Peter Gabriel, Al Kooper, Tom Waits, Melvin Van Peebles, Neil Sedaka, Billy Joel, Suzi Quatro, Patti Smith, Flo & Eddie, Toots and the Maytals, Cheech & Chong, Tower of Power, Tim Hardin, Roger McGuinn, JJ Cale, The Meters, Greg Kihn Band, Ry Cooder,Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Sam & Dave, Asım Can Gündüz, The Ronettes, John Cale, Gong, Peter Bardens, The Violent Femmes, Eric Clapton, Carl Perkins, Linda Ronstadt,The Police, Richard Marx, Prince, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Van Morrison, The Stone Poneys, Chuck Mangione, Emmylou Harris, Clinn Rippy, Neil Young, Barry Manilow, Laura Nyro, Loudon Wainwright III, New York Dolls, Lyle Lovett, The Electric Flag, Pat Martino, Todd Rundgren, Graham Parker, Grayson Hugh, Stan Ridgway, Horslips, Dire Straits,Chris Hillman, Hawkwind, Dolly Parton, George Jones, Tracy Nelson, The Pointer Sisters, Betty Carter, Ravi Shankar, Ramones and Michael Hedges.