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On March 10, 2018.

On March 10, 2018, Gary Burden died aged 84. He was artist specialized in design of music album covers, considered as one of the pioneers of the concept of album cover art. He created covers for many famous music acts including The Doors, Neil Young, Mama Cass, Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, Joni Mitchell, The Eagles, Jackson Browne and Matt Corby.  In 2000, together with the photographer Henry Diltz, he made “California Rock: Under the Covers”, a documentary about their mutual work on album covers and participation in the Los Angeles music scene.In 2010, at the 52nd “Annual Grammy Awards”, Burden won the award for “Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Packaging” for the Neil Young “The Archives Vol. 1 1963–1972”.


On December 29, 1982.

On December 29, 1982, “Geffen” label released “Trans”, the twelfth Neil Young studio album. It was recorded September 1981 – May 1982, at “Modern Recorders”, “Redwood City” in California, “Commercial Recorders” in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was produced by Neil Young, Tim Mulligan and David Briggs.


  • Neil Young– vocals, vocoder, guitars, bass, synclavier, electric piano
  • Nils Lofgren– guitars, piano, organ, electric piano, synclavier, backing vocals, vocoder
  • Ben Keith– pedal steel guitar, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Frank Sampedro– guitars, stringman
  • Bruce Palmer, Billy Talbot– bass
  • Ralph Molina– drums, backing vocals
  • Joe Lala– percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Little Thing Called Love
  2. Computer Age
  3. We R in Control
  4. Transformer Man
  5. Computer Cowboy (aka Syscrusher)
  6. Hold On to Your Love
  7. Sample and Hold
  8. Soul
  9. Like an Inca

On December 9, 2016.

On December 9, 2016, “Reprise” label released “Peace Trail”, the thirty-seventh Neil Young studio album. It was recorded in September 2016, at “Shangri-La Studios”, and was produced by Neil Young and John Hanlon.


  • Neil Young – vocals, guitars
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Paul Bushnell – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. Peace Trail
  2. Can’t Stop Workin’
  3. Indian Givers
  4. Show Me
  5. Texas Rangers
  6. Terrorist Suicide Hang Gliders
  7. John Oaks
  8. My Pledge
  9. Glass Accident
  10. My New Robot


In November 1978.

In November 1978, “One Way” label released “Crazy Moon”, the fourth Crazy Horse album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Kirby Johnson, Richard Heenan, Neil Young, David Briggs and Tim Mulligan.


  • Billy Talbot- bass, vocals
  • Ralph Molina- drums, vocals
  • Frank “Poncho” Sampedro- guitars, vocals
  • Neil Young- guitar, associate producer
  • Greg Leroy – guitar
  • Michael Curtis – synthesizer
  • Bobby Notkoff– violin
  • Kenny Walther – trombone
  • Tom Brey – trumpet
  • Mike Kowalski – drums
  • Jay Graydon– guitar
  • Barry Goldberg- piano, keyboards
  • Steve Lawrence – saxophone
  • Dan Doyle – art direction, photography
  • Richard Heenan – engineer
  • David Briggs, Tim Mulligan – engineer, associate producer
  • Bob Bullock, Leslie Foster, Spellbound Kelly, Jackson Schwartz, C. Snyder – engineer

Track listing:

  1. She’s Hot – Steve Antoine, Frank Sampedro
  2. Going Down Again – Ralph Molina
  3. Lost and Lonely Feelin’ – Frank Sampedro
  4. Dancin’ Lady – Frank Sampedro, Billy Talbot
  5. End of the Line – Ralph Molina
  6. New Orleans – Ben Keith, Billy Talbot
  7. Love Don’t Come Easy – Ralph Molina
  8. Downhill – Frank Sampedro
  9. Too Late Now – Frank Sampedro
  10. That Day – Billy Talbot
  11. Thunder and Lightning – Frank Sampedro, Billy Talbot

In November 1976.

In November 1976, “Asylum” label released “Hejira”, the eighth Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joni Mitchell. In 1991, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 11 on its list of the “Greatest Album Covers of all Time”. In 2000, “Spex” magazine critics voted it the 55th greatest album of the 20th century.


  • Joni Mitchell – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Larry Carlton– electric and acoustic guitar
  • Jaco Pastorius– bass guitar
  • Max Bennett– bass guitar
  • Chuck Domanico– double bass
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Bobbye Hall– percussion
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone
  • Neil Young– harmonica
  • Abe Most– clarinet
  • Chuck Findley, Tom Scott– horns
  • Henry Lewy– production, recording, mixing
  • Steve Katz– assistant production, mixing
  • Keith Williamson – art direction
  • Joel Bernstein, Norman Seeff– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell.

  1. Coyote
  2. Amelia
  3. Furry Sings the Blues
  4. Hejira
  5. Song for Sharon
  6. Black Crow
  7. Blue Motel Room
  8. Refugee of the Roads

On September 26, 2006.

On September 26, 2006, “Artists First“label released “Last Man Standing”, the 39th studio Jerry Lee Lewis album. It was recorded in “Phillips Studio” and “Sun Studio” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Jimmy Ripp and Steve Bing. The album consists of duets between Jerry Lee Lewis and some of the biggest names in rock and country music.

Track listing:

  1. Rock and Roll – John Paul Jones, John Bonham, James Patrick Page, Robert Plant / duet with Jimmy Page
  2. Before the Night Is Over – Benjamin Peters / duet with B.B. King
  3. Pink Cadillac – Bruce Springsteen / duet with Bruce Springsteen
  4. Evening Gown – Mick Jagger / duet with Mick Jagger and Ron Wood
  5. You Don’t Have to Go – James Matcher Reed / duet with Neil Young
  6. Twilight – Robbie Robertson, David Campbell / duet with Robbie Robertson
  7. Travelin’ Band – John Fogerty / duet with John Fogerty
  8. That Kind of Fool – Mack Vickery / duet with Keith Richards
  9. Sweet Little 16 – Chuck Berry / duet with Ringo Starr
  10. Just a Bummin’ Around – Pete Graves / duet with Merle Haggard
  11. Honky Tonk Woman – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards / duet with Kid Rock
  12. What’s Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made a Loser Out of Me) – Glenn Sutton – duet with Rod Stewart
  13. Don’t Be Ashamed of Your Age – Cindy Walker, Bob Wills / duet with George Jones
  14. Couple More Years – Dennis Locorriere, Shel Silverstein / duet with Willie Nelson
  15. Old Glory – Paul Roberts, Shelby Darnell, Jerry Lee Lewis / duet with Toby Keith
  16. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones / duel with Eric Clapton
  17. I Saw Her Standing There – John Lennon, Paul McCartney / duet with Little Richard
  18. Lost Highway – Leon Payne / duet with Delaney Bramlett
  19. Hadacohl Boogie – Bill Nettles / duet with Buddy Guy
  20. What Makes the Irish Heart Beat – Van Morrison / duet with Don Henley
  21. The Pilgrim Ch. 33 – Kris Kristofferson / duet with Kris Kristofferson


On September 2, 2001.

On September 2, 2001, Jay Migliori died aged 70. He was saxophonist, best known as a founding member of Supersax, a tribute band to Charlie Parker. In his five decades long career, he has performed and recorded with many famous jazz and rock musicians and bands, including Woody Herman,Frank Sinatra, Onzy Matthews, Maynard Ferguson, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Nat Adderley, Gene Ammons, The Beach Boys, The Byrds, Dick Dale, Neil Diamond, Hampton Hawes, Harry Nilsson, Van Dyke Parks, Neil Young and Frank Zappa.