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On February 11, 2014.

On February 11, 2014, “EMI Nashville” label released “The Outsiders”, the fourth Eric Church album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by Jay Joyce. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Church– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, lead vocals
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • T. Corenflos– electric guitar
  • Joanna Cotten, Jason Hall– background vocals
  • Barry Green – trombone
  • Lee Hendricks – bass guitar, baritone guitar, percussion, background vocals
  • Jeff Hyde – banjo, acoustic guitar, mandolin, background vocals
  • Jay Joyce– baritone guitar, bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, white noise generator, omnichord, Hammond C-3 organ, percussion, piano, pump organ, sound effects, synth mandolin, background vocals, Wurlitzer
  • Jason Sellers – background vocals
  • Bryan Sutton– bass-banjo, bouzouki, slide dobro, dobro, 12-string acoustic guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, octave mandolin, percussion, piano
  • Matthew Wheeler – background vocals
  • Craig Wright – drums, percussion, background vocals

Track listing:

  1. The Outsiders – Eric Church, Casey Beathard
  2. A Man Who Was Gonna Die Young – Eric Church, Jeremy Spillman
  3. Cold One – Eric Church, Lynn Hutton, Jeff Hyde
  4. Roller Coaster Ride – Eric Church, Jeff Hyde, Ryan Tyndekk
  5. Talladega – Eric Church, Luke Laird
  6. Broke Record – Eric Church, Jeff Hyde
  7. Like a Wrecking Ball – Eric Church, Casey Beathard
  8. That’s Damn Rock & Roll – Eric Church, Casey Beathard, Michael P. Heeney
  9. Dark Side – Eric Church, Travis Meadows Spillman
  10. Devil, Devil (Prelude: Princess of Darkness) – Eric Church, Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell
  11. Give Me Back My Hometown – Eric Church, Luke Laird
  12. The Joint – Eric Church, Casey Beathard
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On January 9, 1984.

On January 9, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released 1984 (stylized as MCMLXXXIV on the album’s cover), sixth Van Halen studio album. It was recorded in 1983, at “5150 Studios” in Studio City, California, and was produced by Ted Templeman. The album cover art was by Margo Nahas.  The album was certified 5 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada’, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, and Diamond in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • David Lee Roth– vocals
  • Eddie Van Halen– guitars, keyboards, background vocals
  • Alex Van Halen– drums, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony– bass guitar, background vocals
  • Ken Deane, Donn Landee– engineering
  • Chris Bellman, Gregg Geller – mastering
  • Jo Motta – project coordination
  • Joan Parker – production coordination
  • Pete Angelus, Richard Seireeni – art direction
  • Margo Nahas – cover art
  • Pete Angelus – lighting

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth, except where noted.

  1. 1984
  2. Jump
  3. Panama
  4. Top Jimmy
  5. Drop Dead Legs
  6. Hot for Teacher
  7. I’ll Wait – Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony, David Lee Roth, Michael McDonald
  8. Girl Gone Bad
  9. House of Pain

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “Polydor” label released “Backless”, the sixth Eric Clapton studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Glyn Johns. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – guitars, vocals
  • Dick Sims – keyboards
  • Marcy Levy– vocals
  • George Terry– guitar
  • Carl Radle- bass guitar, vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Benny Gallagherand Graham Lyle – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Walk Out in the Rain – Bob Dylan, Helena Springs
  2. Watch Out for Lucy – Eric Clapton
  3. I’ll Make Love to You Anytime – J.J. Cale
  4. Roll It – Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy
  5. Tell Me That You Love Me – Eric Clapton
  6. If I Don’t Be There by Morning – Bob Dylan, Helena Springs
  7. Early in the Morning – traditional arranged by Eric Clapton
  8. Promises – Richard Feldman, Roger Linn
  9. Golden Ring – Eric Clapton
  10. Tulsa Time – Danny Flowers

In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Parallel Lines”, the third Blondie studio album. It was recorded June – July 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Chapman. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Parallel Lines” at number 140 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 18 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of All Timeand at number 45 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Uk by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, 12-string guitar, E-bow
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Jimmy Destri– electronic keyboards
  • Nigel Harrison– bass guitar
  • Frank Infante– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Pete Coleman – engineering, assisting production
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Grey Russell – assistant engineer
  • Frank Duarte – illustration
  • Edo Bertoglio – photography
  • Maripol – stylist
  • Ramey Communications – art directionand design
  • Jerry Rodriguez – lettering

Track listing:

  1. Hanging on the Telephone – Jack Lee
  2. One Way or Another – Deborah Harry, Nigel Harrison
  3. Picture This – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Jimmy Destri
  4. Fade Away and Radiate – Chris Stein
  5. Pretty Babe – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  6. I Know but I Don’t Know – Frank Infante
  7. 11:59 – Jimmy Destri
  8. Will Anything Happen? – Jack Lee
  9. Sunday Girl – Chris Stein
  10. Heart of Glass – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  11. I’m Gonna Love You Too – Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty
  12. Just Go Away – Deborah Harry

 

In September 1970.

In September 1970, “CBS” label released “Abraxas”, the second Santana studio album. It was recorded April – May 1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Fred Catero and Carlos Santana. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 207 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”, and 5 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Gregg Rolie– keyboards, lead vocals
  • David Brown– bass
  • Michael Shrieve– drums
  • José “Chepito” Areas– percussion, conga, timbales
  • Michael Carabello– percussion, conga
  • Rico Reyes – percussion, backing vocals
  • Alberto Gianquinto – piano
  • Steven Saphore – tabla
  • Robert Venosa– artwork, graphic design
  • John Fiore David Brown – audio engineer
  • Mati Klarwein– illustrations
  • Robert Honablue – mastering engineeroriginal recording

Track listing:

  1. Singing Winds, Crying Beasts – Mike Carabello
  2. Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen – Peter Green/Gábor Szabó
  3. Oye Como Va – Tito Puente
  4. Incident at Neshabur – Alberto Gianquinto, Carlos Santana
  5. Se a Cabo – José Areas
  6. Mother’s Daughter – Gregg Rolie
  7. Samba Pa Ti – Carlos Santana
  8. Hope You’re Feeling Better – Gregg Rolie
  9. El Nycoya – José Areas

 

On September 5, 2014.

On September 5, 2014, “Liberation Music” label released “Dream Your Life Away”, the debut Vance Joy studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Ryan Hadlock, James Keogh, Edwin White and John Castle. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; in Canada by “Music Canada” and in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • James Gabriel Keogh- acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, synthesizer bass, ukulele, lead vocals, background vocals
  • Jono Colliver – bass guitar, background vocals
  • Ryan Hadlock- acoustic guitar, electric guitar,  keyboards,  percussion, synthesizer
  • Lauren Jacobson – viola, violin
  • Kimo Muraki – saxophone, background vocals
  • Jerry Streeter – background vocals
  • Adam Trachsel – bass guitar, upright bass
  • Edwin White – brass arrangements, cello, drums, electric guitar, keyboards, percussion, string arrangements, synthesizer, synthesizer programming, background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Vance Joy.

  1. Winds of Change
  2. Mess is Mine
  3. Wasted Time
  4. Riptide
  5. Who Am I
  6. From Afar
  7. We All Die Trying to Get It Right
  8. Georgia
  9. Red Eye
  10. First Time
  11. All I Ever Wanted
  12. Best That I Can
  13. My Kind of Man

On September 3, 1984.

On September 3, 1984, “EMI” label released “Powerslave”, the fifth Iron Maiden studio album. It was recorded February – June 1984, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas, and was produced by Martin Birch. In 2017, it was ranked at number 38 at “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Dickinson– lead vocals
  • Dave Murray– guitar
  • Adrian Smith– guitar
  • Steve Harris– bass guitar
  • Nicko McBrain– drums
  • Martin Birch– engineer, mixing
  • Frank Gibson, Bruce Buchhalter – assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Derek Riggs– sleeve design, sleeve concept, sleeve illustration
  • Moshe Brakha – photography
  • Rod Smallwood– management, sleeve design, sleeve concept
  • Andy Taylor– management

Track listing:

  1. Aces High – Steve Harris
  2. 2 Minutes to Midnight – Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson
  3. Losfer Words (Big ‘Orra) – Steve Harris
  4. Flash of the Blade – Bruce Dickinson
  5. The Duellists – Steve Harris
  6. Back in the Village – Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson
  7. Powerslave – Buce Dickinson
  8. Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Steve Harris