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On February 1, 2010.

On February 1, 2010, “Bella Union” label released “The Courage of Others”, the third Midlake studio album. The album cover pays homage to Andrei Tarkovsky movie “Andrei Rublev”.


  • Tim Smith – vocals, acoustic guitar, flute, recorder, piano, keyboards
  • Eric Pulido – backing vocals, guitars, dulcimer, autoharp, percussion
  • Paul Alexander – bass, electric guitar, bassoon
  • McKenzie Smith – drums, percussion
  • Eric Nichelson – guitars, autoharp, percussion
  • Max Townsley – electric guitar
  • Jesse Chandler – harpsichord
  • Fiona Brice – violin
  • Stephanie Dosen- Harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Smith.

  1. Acts of Man
  2. Winter Dies
  3. Small Mountain
  4. Core of Nature
  5. Fortune
  6. Rulers, Ruling All Things
  7. Children of the Grounds
  8. Bring Down
  9. The Horn
  10. The Courage of Others
  11. In the Ground



In January 1958.

In January 1958, “Fontana” label released “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud”, album by Miles Davis. It was recorded on December 4 and 5, 1957, at “Le Poste Parisien Studio” in Paris. The album features the musical cues for the 1958 Louis Malle film “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud”.


  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Barney Wilen– tenor saxophone
  • René Urtreger– piano
  • Pierre Michelot– bass
  • Kenny Clarke– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Générique
  2. L’ Assassinat de Carala
  3. Sur L’Autoroute
  4. Julien Dans L’Ascenseur
  5. Florence Sur Les Champs Élysées
  6. Dîner au Motel
  7. Évasion De Julien
  8. Visite Du Vigile
  9. Au Bar du Petit Bac
  10. Chez Le Photographe Du Motel

On December 26, 1999.

On December 26, 1999, Curtis Lee Mayfield died aged 57. He was composer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, regarded as one of the most influential musicians and composers in soul and politically conscious African-American music. He started the career in a gospel choir, gained wide recognition as member and main composer of The Impressions, and later had a successful solo career. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked his 1965 song “People Get Ready” at number 24 on its list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time”. The same song was also included in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll”, and in 1998 was inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”. His album with the soundtrack for the 1972 movie “Super Fly”  was ranked at number 72 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.  In 1994, Mayfield won a “Grammy Legend Award” in and a “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award” in 1995. In 1991, he was inductee into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as a member of the Impressions, and in 1999 as a solo artist.

On August 7, 1990.

On August 7, 1990, “Mercury” label released “Blaze of Glory”, the debut Jon Bon Jovi solo studio album. It includes songs from and inspired by the movie Young Guns II. It was recorded April – June 1990, and was produced by Jon Bon Jovi and Danny Kortchmar.


  • Jon Bon Jovi – vocals, backing vocals, guitars, piano, harmonica
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums, percussion
  • Jeff Beck– electric guitar
  • Robbin Crosby– guitar
  • Bob Glaub, Randy Jackson– bass
  • Elton John– piano, backing vocals
  • Danny Kortchmar– guitar
  • Dale Lavi, The Runners – hand claps
  • Myrna Matthews, Camilla Lento – backing vocals
  • Aldo Nova– guitars, keyboards, piano, tambourine
  • Phil Parlapiano – accordion
  • Lou Diamond Phillips– vocals
  • Little Richard– piano, vocals
  • Brian Scheuble, Ron Jacobs – engineer
  • Alan Silvestri– arranger
  • Benmont Tench– organ, piano
  • Julia Waters, Maxine Waters – backing vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar, slide guitar
  • Brian Scheuble, Rob Jacobs: engineering
  • JD Dworkow: production coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Bon Jovi, except where noted.

  1. Billy Get Your Guns
  2. Miracle
  3. Blaze of Glory
  4. Blood Money
  5. Santa Fe
  6. Justice in the Barrel
  7. Never Say Die
  8. You Really Got Me Now
  9. Bang a Drum
  10. Dyin’ Ain’t Much of a Livin’
  11. Guano City – Alan Silvestri

On June 5, 1989.


On June 5, 1989, “Geffen” label released “Passion”, the eight Peter Gabriel album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, and was produced by Peter Gabriel. “Passion” was originally composed as the soundtrack for the movie “The Last Temptation of Christ”, but after the movie’s release Gabriel worked additionally on the music and released it as full-fledged album instead of a movie soundtrack.  In 1990, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best New Age Album”.


  • Manny Elias– octabans, surdo, skins
  • Hossam Ramzy– finger cymbals, tabla, dufs
  • Peter Gabriel– synthesizers, shakers, skins, surdo, flute samples, flute, voices, bass, percussion, flute whistle, Prophet 5, piano, Akai S900, Audioframe, fairlight, surdo, emulator, contrabass
  • David Bottrill – drone mix
  • David Rhodes– guitars
  • Shankar– double violin
  • Vatche Housepian– Armenian doudouk
  • Antranik Askarian – Armenian doudouk
  • Massamba Diop – talking drum
  • Mustafa Abdel Aziz – arghuldrone
  • Baaba Maal– vocals
  • Fatala – percussion, African percussion
  • Mahmoud Tabrizi Zadeh – kementché
  • Doudou N’Diaye Rose– percussion loop
  • Youssou N’Dour– voice
  • David Sancious– backing vocals, Akai S900, synthesizer arrangement, Hammond organ
  • Hossam Ramzy – tambourines, dufs, tabla, finger cymbals, triangle, surdo, mazhar
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Bill Cobham– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Kudsi Erguner– ney flute
  • Robin Canter – oboe, cor Anglais
  • Manu Katché– percussion
  • Djalma Correa – Brazilian percussion
  • Jon Hassell– trumpet
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan– Qawwali voice
  • Julian Wilkins – choirboy
  • Richard Evans – choir recording, tin whistle
  • Musicians Du Nil – arghul
  • David Bottrill – lead tambourine
  • Hossam Ramzy – surdo, tabla
  • Said Mohammad Aly – percussion loop
  • David Bottrill – tambourine, distorted slide

Track listing:

  1. The Feeling Begins
  2. Gethsemane
  3. Of These Hope
  4. LazarusRaised
  5. Of These, Hope – Reprise
  6. In Doubt
  7. A Different Drum
  8. Zaar
  9. Troubled
  10. Open
  11. Before Night Falls
  12. With This Love
  13. Sandstorm
  14. Stigmata
  15. Passion
  16. With This Love (Choir)
  17. Wall of Breath
  18. The Promise of Shadows
  19. Disturbed
  20. It Is Accomplished
  21. Bread and Wine


On August 6, 1965.


On August 6, 1965, “Parlaphone” label released “Help!”, the fifth Beatles studio album and the soundtrack from their movie with the same title. It was recorded February – June 1965, at “EMI Studios” in London, and was produced by George Martin. Seven from the total fourteen album songs, including “Help!” and “Ticket to Ride”, appeared in the movie. and took up the first side of the vinyl album. The album also included “Yesterday”, the most-covered song in the history of the popular music. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 331 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • John Lennon– lead, harmony and background vocals; rhythm guitar; electric piano
  • Paul McCartney– lead, harmony and background vocals; lead and bass guitars; electric and acoustic pianos; güiro
  • George Harrison– harmony and background vocals; lead and rhythm guitars; lead vocals
  • Ringo Starr– drums and miscellaneous percussion; lead vocals
  • George Martin– piano
  • John Scott– tenor and alto flutes
  • String quarteton “Yesterday”, arranged by George Martin and Paul McCartney

Track listing:

All tracks by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, except where noted.

  1. Help
  2. The Night Before
  3. From Me to You Fantasy – John Lennon, Paul McCartney; arranged by Ken Thorne
  4. You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away
  5. I Need You
  6. In the Tyrol – Ken Thorne
  7. Another Girl
  8. Another Hard Day’s Night – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, arranged by Ken Thorne
  9. Ticket to Ride
  10. Medley: The Bitter end – Ken Thorne / You can’t do that – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, arranged by Ken Thorne
  11. You’re Going to Lose That Girl
  12. The Chase – Ken Thorne

On June 14, 1994.

Henry Mancini

On June 14, 1994, Enrico Nicola “Henry” Mancini, died aged 70. He was composer, arranger and conductor, best known for his movie and television music. His most popular work is “The Pink Panther Theme”, main score to the movie series “Pink Panther”, and the theme to the “Peter Gunn” television series. He achieved a long lasting collaboration with the famous movie director Blake Edwards. For his work he has won four “Academy Awards”, “Golden Globe”, twenty “Grammy Awards” and a posthumous “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award” in 1995.