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On June 30, 2009.

On June 30, 2009, “Dirt Farmer” label released “Electric Dirt”, the sixth and the final Levon Helm album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Levon Helm Studio” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Larry Campbell.

Personnel:

  • Levon Helm – vocals, drums, mandolin
  • Larry Campbell – acoustic, electric and resonator guitar, fiddle, mandolin, dulcimer, harmony vocals
  • Brian Mitchell – piano, organ, harmonium, accordion
  • Jimmy Vivino – organ. acoustic and electric guitar
  • Byron Isaacs – bass, backing vocals
  • Steven Bernstein – alto horn, horn arrangements
  • Erik Lawrence – soprano saxophone
  • Jay Collins – tenor saxophone
  • Clark Gayton – trombone
  • Howard Johnson – tuba
  • Teresa Williams – acoustic guitar, autoharp, harmony vocals
  • Any Helm – mandolin, bass drum, harmony vocals
  • George Receli – backing vocals
  • Jay Collins – backing vocals
  • Allen Toussaint – horn arrangements
  • Justin Guip – recording, mixing
  • Chris Edwards, James Smith, Rocky Talent – engineer assistant
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Sangwook “Sunny” Nam – mastering
  • Levon Helm – artwork
  • Michael DuBois – artwork
  • Carrie Smith – layout, design
  • Ahron R. Foster – photography
  • Georgette Cartwright – creative director

Track listing:

  1. Tennessee Jed – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  2. Move Along Train – Roebuck Staples
  3. Growin’ Trade – Levon Helm, Larry Campbell
  4. Golden Bird – Happy Traum
  5. Stuff You Gotta Watch – Muddy Waters
  6. White Dove – Carter Stanley
  7. Kingfish – Randy Newman
  8. You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had – Muddy Waters
  9. When I Go Away – Larry Campbell
  10. Heaven’s Pearls – Anthony Leone, Byron Isaacs, Fiona McBain, Amy Helm, Glenn Patscha
  11. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free – Richard Carroll Lamp, Willy E. Taylor

 

On March 2, 1998.

On March 2, 1998, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Pennsylvania”, the eleventh Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– vocals, organ, virtual voices
  • Tom Herman – guitar, bass, tack piano, snare
  • Jim Jones– guitar, bass, organ
  • Robert Wheeler – EML & digital synthesizers, theremin, organ
  • Michele Temple – bass, guitar, organ, piano
  • Steve Mehlman – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Woolie Bullie
  2. Highwaterville
  3. TXT
  4. Urban Lifestyle
  5. Silent Spring
  6. Mr Wheeler
  7. Muddy Waters
  8. Slow
  9. Drive
  10. Indiangiver
  11. Monday Morning
  12. Perfume
  13. Fly’s Eye
  14. The Duke’s Saharan Ambitions
  15. Wheelhouse

 

 

On May 12, 1969.

On May 12, 1969, “Cadet” label released “After the Rain”, the sixth Muddy Waters studio album. It was recorded in January 1969, and was produced by Marshall Chess, Charles Stepney and Gene Barge.

Personnel:

  • Muddy Waters(McKinley Morganfield) – vocals, lead guitar
  • Phil Upchurch– guitar
  • Pete Cosey– guitar
  • Morris Jennings – drums
  • Otis Spann– piano
  • Louis Satterfield– bass
  • Charles Stepney– organ
  • Paul Oscher– harmonica
  • Stu Black – engineer
  • T. Swan – re-mix production

Track listing:

All tracks by Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield), except where noted.

  1. I Am the Blues – Willie Dixon
  2. Ramblin’ Mind
  3. Rollin’ and Tumblin’
  4. Bottom of the Sea
  5. Honey Bee
  6. Blues and Trouble
  7. Hurtin’ Soul – Charles Williams
  8. Screamin’ and Cryin’

 

On March 2, 1998.

On March 2, 1998, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Pennsylvania”, the eleventh Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– vocals, virtual voices, organ
  • Tom Herman – guitar, bass, tack piano, snare
  • Jim Jones– guitar, bass, organ
  • Robert Wheeler – EML & digital synthesizers, theremin, organ
  • Michele Temple – bass, guitar, organ, piano
  • Steve Mehlman – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Woolie Bullie
  2. Highwaterville
  3. TXT
  4. Urban Lifestyle
  5. Silent Spring
  6. Mr Wheeler
  7. Muddy Waters
  8. Slow
  9. Drive
  10. Indiangiver
  11. Monday Morning
  12. Perfume
  13. Fly’s Eye
  14. The Duke’s Saharan Ambitions
  15. Wheelhouse

 

In August 1977.

In August 1977, “Blue Sky” label released “Nothin’ but the Blues”, the eight Johnny Winter studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “The Schoolhouse”, and was produced by Johnny Winter.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Winter- vocals, guitar, harmonica, drums, bass
  • Muddy Waters- vocals, guitar
  • Willie “Big Eyes” Smith- drums
  • Pinetop Perkins- piano
  • Bob Margolin – guitar
  • James Cotton- harmonica
  • Charles Calmese – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Winter, except where noted.

  1. Tired of Tryin’
  2. TV Mama
  3. Sweet Love and Evil Women
  4. Everybody’s Blues
  5. Drinkin’ Blues
  6. Mad Blues
  7. It Was Rainin’
  8. Bladie Mae
  9. Walkin’ thru the Park – Muddy Waters

 

In August 1975.

In August 1975, “Capricorn” label released “Win, Lose or Draw”, the fifth Allman Brothers Band studio album. It was recorded February – July 1975, at “Capricorn Sound Studios” in Macon, and “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Johnny Sandlin, Gregg Allman, Richard Betts, Jaimoe, Chuck Leavell, Butch Trucks and Lamar Williams. The cover art was by Twiggs Lyndon.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Allman— lead vocals, organ, clavinet and acoustic guitar
  • Richard Betts— lead guitar, slide guitar, lead vocals and acoustic guitar
  • Jaimoe— drums and percussion
  • Chuck Leavell— piano, electric piano, Moog synthesizer, clavinet and background vocals
  • Butch Trucks— drums, congas, percussion and timpani
  • Lamar Williams— electric bass
  • Johnny Sandlin — acoustic guitar, drums, percussion
  • Bill Stewart — drums
  • Engineered by Sam Whiteside
  • Assistant Engineer – Carolyn Harriss
  • Remixed by Johnny Sandlin, Sam Whiteside, Carolyn Harriss

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Lose What You Never Had – Muddy Waters
  2. Just Another Love Song- Dickey Betts
  3. Nevertheless – Gregg Allman
  4. Win, Lose or Draw – Gregg Allman
  5. Louisiana Lou and Three Card Monty John – Dickey Betts
  6. High Falls – Dickey Betts
  7. Sweet Mama – Billy Joe Shaver

In August 1969.

In August 1969, “Chess” label released “Fathers and Sons”, the seventh Muddy Waters studio album. The album features both studio and live recordings. The studio tracks were recorded in April 21–23, 1969 at “Ter Mar Studios” in Chicago, April 24, 1969 at the “Super Cosmic Joy-Scout Jamboree” in Chicago. Producer on all tracks was Norman Dayron.The cover illustration was by Don Wilson and was based on Michelangelo’s design on the Sistine Chapel.

Personnel:

  • Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield) – vocals, guitar
  • Otis Spann– piano
  • Michael Bloomfield– guitar
  • Paul Butterfield– harmonica
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn– bass guitar
  • Sam Lay– drums
  • Paul Asbell – rhythm guitar
  • Buddy Miles– drums
  • Jeff Carp – chromatic harmonica
  • Phil Upchurch– bass guitar
  • Ron Malo– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by McKinley Morganfield, except where noted.

  1. All Aboard
  2. Mean Disposition
  3. Blow Wind Blow
  4. Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had
  5. Walkin’ Thru The Park
  6. Forty Days and Forty Nights – Bernard Roth
  7. Standin’ Round Crying
  8. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  9. Twenty Four Hours – Eddie Boyd
  10. Sugar Sweet – Mel London
  11. Long Distance Call
  12. Baby, Please Don’t Go – Big Joe Williams
  13. Honey Bee
  14. The Same Thing – Willie Dixon
  15. Got My Mojo Working, Part 1 – Preston Foster, McKinley Morganfield
  16. Got My Mojo Working, Part 2 – Preston Foster, McKinley Morganfield

 

In July 1968.

In July 1968, “Decca” label released “Getting to the Point”, the second Savoy Brown studio album. It was recorded in March 1968 at “Decca Studios” in West Hampstead,   London, and was produced by Mike Vernon.

Personnel:

  • Chris Youlden– vocal
  • Bob Hall– piano
  • Kim Simmonds– lead guitar
  • Dave Peverett– rhythm guitar
  • Rivers Jobe– bass guitar
  • Roger Earl– drums
  • Bob Brunning– bass guitar
  • Hughie Flint– drums
  • Roy Thomas Baker- recording enginer

Track listing:

  1. Flood in Houston – Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden
  2. Stay with Me Baby – Dave Peverett, Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden
  3. Honey Bee – Muddy Waters
  4. The Incredible Gnome Meets Jaxman – Kim Simmonds
  5. Give Me a Penny – traditional arr. Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden
  6. Downchild – Kim Simmonds, Chris Youlden
  7. Getting to the Point – Kim Simmonds
  8. Big City Lights – Bob Hall, Chris Youlden
  9. You Need Love – Willie Dixon

 

 

In July 1967.

In July 1967, “Liberty” label released the debut, self-titled Canned Heat album.  It was recorded in 1967 in Los Angeles, and was produced by Cal Carter.

Personnel:

  • Bob Hite– vocals
  • Alan Wilson– rhythm and slide guitar, vocals, harmonica
  • Henry Vestine– lead guitar
  • Larry Taylor– bass
  • Frank Cook– drums
  • Ray Johnson – piano

Track listing:

  1. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Muddy Waters, Hambone Willie Newbern
  2. Bullfrog Blues – Bob Hite, Alan Wilson, Henry Vestine, Larry Taylor, Frank Cook
  3. Evil Is Going On – Willie Dixon
  4. Goin’ Down Slow – James Oden
  5. Catfish Blues – Robert Petway
  6. Dust My Broom – Robert Johnson, Elmore James
  7. Help Me – Sonny Boy Williamson II
  8. Big Road Blues – Tommy Johnson
  9. The Story of My Life – Guitar Slim
  10. The Road Song – Floyd Jones
  11. Rich Woman – Dorothy LaBostrie, McKinley Millet

 

On May 13, 2012.

On May 13, 2012, Donald “Duck” Dunn died aged 70. He was bass guitarist, session musician, record producer, and songwriter, best known  for his 1960’s recordings with Booker T. & the M.G.’s and as a session bassist for “Stax Records”.  He has performed and recorded with big number of famous musicians including Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, William Bell, Eddie Floyd, Johnnie Taylor, Albert King, Elvis Presley, Muddy Waters, Freddie King, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty and The Blues Brothers Band. In 1992, Dunn was inducted in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as a member of Booker T. & the M.G.’s. “Bass Player” magazine ranked him at number  40 on its list of “The 100 Greatest Bass Players of All Time”.