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In September 1966

In September 1966, “Phillips” label released “Wild Is the Wind”, the sixth Nina Simone studio album. It was recorded 1964 – 1965, in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney. In 2020, it was ranked 212 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Nina Simone – vocals, piano, arranger
  • Horace Ott – arranger
  • Sid Mark – liner notes
  1. I Love Your Lovin’ Ways – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  2. Four Woman – Nina Simone
  3. What More Can I Say – Horace Ott, Wade Brown Jr.
  4. Lilac Wine – James Shelton
  5. That’s All I Ask – Horace Ott
  6. Break Down and Let It All Out – Van McCoy
  7. Why keep On Breaking My Heart – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  8. Wild is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  9. Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair – traditional
  10. If I Should Lose You – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  11. Either Way I Lose – Van McCoy

On September 8, 2009.

On September 8, 2009, “JEMP Records” label released “Joy”, the twelfth Phish studio album. It was recorded April – May 2009, at “Chung King Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – lead vocals, guitars
  • Page McConnell – lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Mike Gordon – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Jon Fishman – drums, backing vocals
  • CJ Eiriksson – engineer, mixing
  • Ben Collette – additional engineering
  • Steve Lillywhite – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Jesse Gladstone – assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio and Tom Marshall, except where noted.

  1. Backwards Down the Number Line
  2. Stealing Time from the Faulty Plan – Trey Anastasio, Scott Herman, Tom Marshall
  3. Joy
  4. Sugar Snack – Mike Gordon
  5. Ocelot
  6. Kill Devil Falls
  7. Light
  8. I Been Around – Page McConnell
  9. Time Turns Elastic – Trey Anastasio
  10. Twenty Years Later

In September 1957.

In September 1957, “Atlantic” label released “The Clown”, the ninth Charles Mingus album. It was recorded February – March 1957, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegün.

Personnel:

  • Charles Mingus – bass
  • Wade Legge – piano
  • Shafi Hadi – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Knepper – trombone
  • Dannie Richmond – drums
  • Jean Shepherd – narration

Track listing:

All tracks written by Charles Mingus.

  1. Haitian Fight Song
  2. Blue Cee
  3. Reincarnation of a Lovebird
  4. The Clown

On August 25, 1987.

On August 25, 1987, “Elektra” label released “Door to Door”, the sixth Cars studio album. It was recorded April – May 1987, at “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by Ric Ocasek.

Personnel:

  • Ric Ocasek – lead vocals, guitar
  • Benjamin Orr – lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Greg Hawkes – vocals, keyboards
  • Elliot Easton – vocals, guitar
  • David Robinson – vocals, drums
  • Greg Hawkes – additional production
  • Joe Barbaria – recording, mixing engineering
  • Jamie Chaleff – second engineer
  • George Marino – LP mastering
  • Stephen Innocenzi – CD mastering
  • David Heglmeier, Brian Sklarz, Tracy Wiener – special assistance
  • Andy Topeka – technical assistance
  • Marco Glaviano – cover design, photography
  • Emanuele DiLiberto – painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Ric Ocasek, except where noted.

  1. Leave or Stay
  2. You Are the Girl
  3. Double Trouble
  4. Fine Line
  5. Everything You Say
  6. Ta Ta Wayo Wayo
  7. Strap Me In
  8. Coming Up You
  9. Wound Up on You
  10. Go Away – Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes
  11. Door to Door

On August 16, 2019.

On August 16, 2019, “Frenchkiss Records” label released “Thrashing Thru the Passion”, the seventh Hold Steady studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “The Isokon” in Woodstock, New York, “Brooklyn Recording” in Brooklyn, New York City, and was produced by Josh Kaufman.

Personnel:

  • Craig Finn – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Tad Kubler – lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Selvidge – lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Franz Nicolay – piano, keyboards, accordion, harmonica, backing vocals 
  • Galen Polivka – bass guitar
  • Bobby Drake – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Denver Haircut
  2. Epaulets
  3. You Did Good Kid
  4. Traditional Village
  5. Blackout Sam
  6. Entitlement Crew
  7. T-Shirt Tux
  8. Star 18
  9. The Stove & the Toaster
  10. Confusion in the Marketplace

On August 11, 1992.

On August 11, 1992, “4AD” label released “Red Heaven”, the fifth Throwing Muses album. It was recorded January – May 1992, at “Fort Apache Studios” in Cambridge, Massachusetts, “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Boyer, Kristin Hersh and David Narcizo.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, guitars, front cover artwork
  • David Narcizo – drums, backing vocals
  • Leslie Langston – bass guitar
  • Bob Mould – vocals
  • Steve Boyer – engineer
  • Victor Deyglio – engineering assistance
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Paul Q. Kolderie – production assistance
  • Artie Smith – production assistance
  • Christine Cano – package design, front cover artwork
  • David Narcizo – handwritten lyrics
  • Michael Lavine – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh.

  1. Furious
  2. Firepile
  3. Dio
  4. Dirty Water
  5. Stroll
  6. Pearl
  7. Summer St.
  8. Vic
  9. Backroad
  10. The Visit
  11. Dovey
  12. Rosetta Stone
  13. Carnival Wig

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Columbia” label released “Honor Among Thieves”, the second Artful Dodger album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Edward Leonetti and Jack Douglas.

Personnel:

  1. Billy Paliselli- lead vocals
  2. Gary Herrewig – lead guitar, backing vocals
  3. Gary Cox – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  4. Steve Cooper – bass
  5. Steve Brigida – drums, percussion
  6. Eric Troyer – piano
  7. Edward Leonetti – harmonium
  8. John Jansen – engineer
  9. Corky Stasiak – engineer assistant
  10. George Marino – mastering
  11. John Berg – design
  12. Robert Biro – design
  13. Menken-Seltzer – photography
  14. Jack Douglas – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Herrewig and Billy Paliselli, except where note,

  1. Honor Among Thieves
  2. Not Enoughi
  3. Scream
  4. Keep A-Knockin’ – Perry Bradford
  5. Keep Me Happy
  6. Remember
  7. Dandelion – Gary Cox
  8. Hey Boys
  9. Good Fun – Gary Cox

On July 20, 2011.

On July 20, 2011, “Warner Music” label released “Sky Full of Holes”, the fifth and final Fountains of Wayne studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Stratosphere Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Jody Porter – vocals, guitar
  • Adam Schlesinger – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Garo Yellin – cello
  • Brian Young – drums, percussion
  • Ronnie Buttacavoli – trumpet
  • Geoff Sanoff – engineer
  • Arjun Agerwala, Rudyard Lee Cullers – additional engineering
  • Adam Tilzer, Atsuo Matsumoto, Mike Nesci – engineer assistant
  • John Holbrook – mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • CJIII – mastering
  • Lori Nix – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood.

  1. The Summer Place
  2. Richie and Ruben
  3. Acela
  4. Someone’s Gonna Break Your Heart
  5. Action Hero
  6. A Dip in the Oceans
  7. Cold Comfort Flowers
  8. A Road Song
  9. Workingman’s Hands
  10. Here to See You Like This
  11. Radio Bar
  12. Firelight Waltz
  13. Cemetery Guns

In july 1976.

In July 1976, “CBS” label released “Aftertones”, the eight Janis Ian album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Brooks Arthur.

Personnel:

  • Janis Ian – vocals, piano, guitar, arranger, conductor
  • Jeff Layton – guitar
  • Bucky Pizzerella – guitar
  • Al Gorgoni – guitar
  • Larry Harlow – piano
  • Stu Woods – bass
  • Richard Davis – bass
  • Barry Lazarowitz – drums, percussion
  • Arthur Jenkins – congas
  • Artie Kaplan – bass clarinet, contractor
  • George Young – tenor saxophone
  • Artie Kaplan – baritone saxophone
  • Larry Spencer, Pete Nater, Bobby Fortunato, Ernie Royal, Joe Shepley – trumpet
  • Wayne Andre, Lewis Kahn, Tom Malone, Mickey Gravine – trombone
  • Gonzalo Fernandez – flute
  • Phil Bodner – oboe, alto flute, English horn 
  • Romeo Pengue – oboe, flute, English horn, piccolo flute
  • Bruce Rogers, Charles McCracken, Jesse Levy, Kermit Moore, Max Hollander – cello
  • Gene Orloff – violin
  • Ezra Kliger – violin
  • Manny Vardi – viola
  • David Sackson, Manni Vardi, Eugenie Dengel, George Browne, Selward Clarke – viola
  • Phoebe Snow – solo vocal
  • Brooks Arthur, Claire Bay, Odetta, V. Martin Fink – vocals
  • Claire Bay – 2nd vocals
  • Larry Harlow – arranger
  • Mike Gibson – arranger, conductor
  • Jerry Ragavoy – arranger, conductor
  • Ron Frangipane – arranger, conductor
  • Brooks Arthur – engineer
  • David L’Heureux – design
  • Peter Cunningham – photography
  • Herb Gart – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Janis Ian.

  1. Aftertones
  2. I Would Like to Dance
  3. Love Is Blind
  4. Roses
  5. Belle of the Blues
  6. Goodbye to Morning
  7. Boy, I really Tied One on
  8. This Must be Wrong
  9. Don’t Cry, Old Man
  10. Hymn

On July 15, 1963.

On July 15, 1963, “Columbia” label released “Seven Steps to Heaven”, the eighth Miles Davis studio album. It was recorded April – May 1963, at “Columbia Studios” in Los Angeles, “CBS 30th Street Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • George Coleman – tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Victor Feldman – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Frank Butler – drums
  • Tony Williams – drums

Track listing:

  1. Basin Street Blues – Spencer Williams
  2. Seven Steps to Heaven – Victor Feldman, Miles Davis
  3. I Fall in Love Too Easy – Jule Styne
  4. So Near, So Far – Tony Crombie, Benny Green
  5. Baby Won’t You Please Come Home – Clarence Williams, Charles Warfield
  6. Joshua – Victor Feldman