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On March 2, 1979.

On March 2, 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Thanks I’ll Eat It Here”, the only Lowell George solo album. It was recorded in 1078, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lowell George. The cover art, painted by Neon Park, is a version of Édouard Manet’s painting “Le déjeuner sur l’herbe” with Marlene Dietrich, Fidel Castro and Bob Dylan as the diners.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George – vocals, guitar
  • Bonnie Raitt- vocals
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards
  • Chuck Rainey- bass
  • Denny Christianson – keyboards, horns
  • David Foster- keyboards
  • Chilli Charles – drums
  • Nicky Hopkins- keyboards
  • Jim Price- horns
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Michael Baird- drums
  • Dennis Belfield – bass
  • Bobby Bruce – violin, guitar
  • Turner Stephen Bruton- guitar
  • Luis Damian – guitar, keyboards
  • Gordon DeWitty – keyboards, piano
  • Maxine Dixon – piano
  • Arthur Gerst – piano
  • Jimmy Greenspoon – guitar, piano
  • Roberto Gutierrez – vocals, guitar, drums
  • Richie Hayward- drums
  • Jerry Jumonville – saxophone, guitar
  • Ron Koss – guitar, engineering
  • Darrell Leonard – horn, vocals
  • Maxayn Lewis- vocals
  • David Paich- keyboards
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Dean Parks- guitar, keyboards
  • Bruce Paulson – keyboards
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, vocals
  • Herb Pedersen- vocals
  • Joel Peskin – vocals, saxophone
  • John Phillips- saxophone, drums
  • Peggy Sandvig – piano
  • James Self – tuba
  • Steve Madaio – horns
  • Floyd Sneed – drums, vocals
  • D. Souther- bass, vocals
  • Paul Stallworth – bass, guitar
  • Fred Tackett- guitar, vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – vocals
  • Donn Landee, George Massenburg– engineering
  • Billy Youdelman, Bruce Botnick, Doug Botnick – assistant engineer
  • Michael Ward – truck driver, drum tech
  • Brad Kanawyer, Michael Hollyfield – design
  • Elizabeth George, Bob Marks, Nancy Goldfarb – photography

Track listing:

  1. What Do You Want the Girl to Do – Allen Toussaint
  2. Honest Man – Lowell George, Fred Tackett
  3. Two Trains – Lowell George
  4. I Can’t Stand the Rain – Ann Peebles, Don Bryant, Bernie Miller
  5. Cheek to Cheek – Lowell George, Van Dyke Parks, Martin Kibbee (aka Fred Martin))
  6. Easy Money – Rickie Lee Jones
  7. Twenty Million Things – Lowell George, Jed Levy
  8. Find a River – Fred Tackett
  9. Himmler’s Ring – Jimmy Webb

 

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In November 1975.

In November 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “The Last Record Album”, the fifth Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lowell George. The cover art was by Neon Park.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George- vocals, guitar
  • Paul Barrère- guitar, vocals
  • Sam Clayton- congas
  • Kenny Gradney- bass
  • Richard Hayward- drums, vocals
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, synthesizer, vocals
  • Valerie Carter- backing vocals
  • John Hall- guitar
  • Fran Tate- backing vocals
  • George Massenburg- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Romance Dance – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne
  2. All That You Dream – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne, Floyd
  3. Long Distance Love – Lowell George
  4. Day or Night – Bill Payne, Fran Tate
  5. One Love Stand – Paul Barrère, Kenny Gradney, Bill Payne
  6. Down Below the Borderline – Lowell George
  7. Somebody’s Leavin’ – Bill Payne
  8. Mercenary Territory – Lowell George, Richard Hayward

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Sailin’ Shoes”, the second Little Feat studio album.It was recorded in 1971, at “Amigo Studios”, “Sunset Studios”, “TTG Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ted Templeman. The album cover art was by Neon Park.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George- guitar, lead and backing vocals, harmonica, baritone saxophone, drum machine
  • Bill Payne- Hammond organ, backing and lead vocals, Wurlitzer electric piano, piano, accordion
  • Roy Estrada- bass, backing vocals
  • Richie Hayward- drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Milt Holland- percussion
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow- pedal steel guitar
  • Debbie Lindsey – backing vocals
  • Ron Elliott- rhythm guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Lowell George, except where noted.

  1. Easy to Slip – Lowell George, Fred Martin
  2. Cold, Cold, Cold
  3. Trouble
  4. Tripe Face Boogie – Richie Hayward, Bill Payne
  5. Willin’
  6. A Apolitical Blues
  7. Sailin’ Shoes
  8. Teenage Nervous Breakdown
  9. Got No Shadow – Bill Payne
  10. Cat Fever – Bill Payne
  11. Texas Rose Café

On March 29, 1990.

Little_Feat_-_Representing_the_Mambo

On March 29, 1990, “Warner Bros” label released “Representing the Mambo”, the ninth Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Skywalker Ranch” in Marin County, and was produced by George Massenburg and Bill Payne.

Personnel:

  • Paul Barrère– guitar, vocals
  • Sam Clayton– percussion, backing vocals
  • Craig Fuller– vocals, guitar
  • Kenny Gradney– bass
  • Richie Hayward– drums, vocals
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, synthesizer, vocals
  • Fred Tackett– guitar, trumpet
  • Renee Armand– backing vocals
  • Peter Asher– dialogue
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Sharon Celani– backing vocals and dialogue
  • Marilyn Martin– backing vocals, dialogue
  • Neon Park– dialogue
  • Shaun Murphy- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Texas Twister – Paul Barrère, Kibbee, Bill Payne and Fred Tackett
  2. Daily Grind – Paul Barrère,Craig Fuller and Bill Payne
  3. Representing the Mambo – Paul Barrère, Neon Park, Bill Payne and Fred Tackett
  4. Woman in Love – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne Fred Tackett
  5. Rad Gumbo – Paul Barrère, Sam Clayton, Kenny Gradney, Kibbee, Neon Park and Bill Payne
  6. Teenage Warrior – Paul Barrere, Craig Fuller, Bill Payne and Fred Tackett
  7. That’s Her, She’s Mine – Paul Barrère, Sam Clayton and Bill Payne
  8. Feelin’s All Gone – Craig Fuller
  9. Those Feat’ll Steer Ya Wrong Sometimes – Paul Barrère, Craig Fuller, Richie Hayward, Bill Payne and Fred Tackett
  10. The Ingenue – Paul Barrère, Craig Fuller, Bill Payne and Fred Tackett
  11. Silver Screen – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne and Fred Tackett

 

 

 

On January 25, 1973.

Little_Feat_-_Dixie_Chicken

On January 25, 1973, “Warner Bros” released “Dixie Chicken”, the third Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Lowell George.

Personnel:

  • Paul Barrere– guitar, vocals
  • Sam Clayton– congas
  • Lowell George– vocals, guitar, cowbell, flute
  • Kenny Gradney– bass
  • Richie Hayward– drums, backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, synthesizer, vocals
  • Bonnie Bramlett– backing vocals
  • Malcolm Cecil– synthesizer
  • Milt Holland– tabla
  • Gloria Jones, Debbie Lindsey, Bonnie Raitt, Stephanie Spurville,
  • Tret Fure, Danny Hutton – backing vocals
  • Fred Tackett– guitar
  • Neon Park- cover art

Track listing:

  1. Dixie Chicken – Lowell George, Fred Martin
  2. Two Trains – Lowell George
  3. Roll Um Easy – Lowell George
  4. On Your Way Down – Allen Toussaint
  5. Kiss It Off – Lowell George
  6. Fool Yourself – Fred Tackett
  7. Walkin All Night – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne
  8. Fat Man in the Bathtub – Lowell George
  9. Juliette – Lowell George
  10. Lafayette Railroad – Lowell George, Bill Payne

 

On August 10, 1970.

Frank_Zappa_Weasels_Ripped_My_Flesh

On August 10, 1970, “Bizarre” label released “Weasels Ripped My Flesh”, album by The Mothers of Invention. It was recorded December 1967 – August 1969 at various locations, and was produced by Frank Zappa. This is the second posthumous The Mothers of Invention album released after the band disbanded in 1969 (first one was Burnt Weeny sandwich). “Weasels ripped my flesh” which largely consists of live recordings. The cover art is created by “Neon Park”.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa– vocals, lead guitar
  • Jimmy Carl Black– drums
  • Ray Collins– vocals
  • Roy Estrada– bass, vocals
  • Bunk Gardner– tenor saxophone
  • Lowell George– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Don “Sugarcane” Harris– vocals, electric violin
  • Don Preston– organ, electronic effects
  • Buzz Gardner– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Motorhead Sherwood– baritone saxophone, snorks
  • Art Tripp– drums
  • Ian Underwood– alto saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa, except where noted.

  1. Didja Get Any Onya
  2. Directly from My Heart to You – Richard Wayne Penniman
  3. Prelude to the Afternoon of a Sexually Aroused Gas Mask
  4. Toads of the Short Forest
  5. Get a Little
  6. Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue
  7. Dwarf Nebula Processional March & Dwarf Nebula
  8. My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama
  9. Oh No
  10. The Orange County Lumber Truck
  11. Weasels Ripped My Flesh