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In July 1983.

In July 1983, “Blackheart” and “MCA” labels released “Album”, the third Joan Jett album, and the second to feature her backing band The Blackhearts. It was recorded in 1983, at “Kingdom Sound Studios” in Syosset” New York, and was produced by Joan Jett, Ritchie Cordell, Kenny Laguna, and Greg Kolotkin.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, art direction
  • Ricky Byrd – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Gary Ryan – bass, backing vocals
  • Lee Crystal – drums, backing vocals
  • The Uptown Horns:
    • Crispin Choe – baritone sax
    • Robert Funk – trombone
    • Arno Hecht – tenor sax
    • Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • The Ross Levinson Strings directed by Ross Levinson
  • Kenny Laguna- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ron Cote – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Spencer Drate, Judith Salavetz – design
  • Meryl Laguna – art direction
  • Dieter Zill – photography

Track listing:

  1. Fake Friends – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  2. Handyman – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  3. Everyday People – Sylvester Stewart
  4. A Hundred Feet Away – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna, Peter Anders
  5. Secret Love – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  6. The French Song – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna, Ricky Byrd, Mike Winter Jr.
  7. Tossin’ and Turnin’ – Ritchie Adams. Malou Rene
  8. Why Can’t We Be Happy – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  9. I Love Playing with Fire – Joan Jett
  10. Coney Island Whitefish – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  11. Had Enough – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna, Ricky Byrd

On July 26, 2005.

On July 26, 2005, “Atlantic” label released “Mr. A–Z”, the second Jason Mraz studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Allaire Studios” in Shokan, New York, “Chez Mraz” in San Diego, California, “Pulse Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite, Josh Deutsch, and Kevin Kadish.

Personnel:

  • Jason Mraz– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ian Sheridan – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Bell – guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam King – drums, backing vocals
  • Eric Hinojosa – keyboards, backing vocals, programming
  • Raul Rekow – congas, percussion
  • Karl Perazzo – timbales, percussion
  • Jack Daley – bass guitar
  • Lyle Workman – electric and Dobro resonator guitar
  • Nir “Nir Z” Zidkyahu– drums
  • Roger Joseph Manning, Jr.– keyboards, Moog bass synthesizer
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Mike Elizondo– bass guitar
  • Josh Deutsch – castanets
  • Kevin Kadish – acoustic guitar
  • Nicole Bayer – cello
  • Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson– drums
  • Steve Sidelnyk – programming
  • DJ Bob Necksnapp – scratching, mixing
  • Bushwalla– spoken word
  • Noel “Toca” Rivera – backing vocals
  • Roxanne Oldham – backing vocals
  • Danielle Decker – backing vocal
  • Raul Midón– classical and electric guitar, faux horn, backing vocals
  • Charlie Mingroni – spoken word
  • Dennis Morris – programming
  • Lee Davis High School Choir – choir vocals
  • Steve Lilywhite– backing vocals, mixing
  • Carl Glanville – engineering, mixing
  • Scott Moore – backing vocals, engineering assistance
  • Matthew Cullen – engineering assistance
  • Samuel “Vaughn” Merrick – engineering
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Life Is Wonderful – Jason Mraz
  2. Wordplay – Jason Mraz, Kevin Kadish
  3. Geek in Pink – Jason Mraz, Kevin Kadish, Scott Storch, Ian Sheridan
  4. Did You Get My Message – Jason Mraz, Dan Wilson
  5. Curiosity – Jason Mraz, Dennis Morris, Lester Mendez
  6. Clockwatching – Jason Mraz, Dennis Morris, Ainslie Henderson
  7. Bella Luna – Jason Mraz, Billy “Bushwalla” Galewood
  8. Plane – Jason Mraz, Dennis Morris
  9. O, Lover – Jason Mraz, Dennis Morris
  10. Please Don’t Tell Her – Jason Mraz, Eric Hinojosa
  11. The Forecast – Jason Mraz, Eric Hinojosa
  12. Song for a Friend – Jason Mraz, Dan Wilson, Dennis Morris, Eric Hinojosa

On July 26, 1985.

On July 26, 1985, “EMI” label released “Mask of Smiles”, the third John Waite studio album. It was recorded 1984 – 1985, at “Clinton Recording Studio” in New York, and was produced by John Waite and Stephen Galfas.

Personnel:

  • John Waite – lead vocals, arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Melanie X. – backing vocals
  • “Bingo” – guitar, backing vocals
  • Ritchie Fliegler – 12-string guitar
  • John McCurry– lead guitar
  • Johnny Thunders– guitar
  • Chuck Kentis – electric piano
  • Tom Mandel– keyboards, synthesizers
  • Donnie Nossov – bass, backing vocals
  • Carmine Rojas, Joey Vasta – bass
  • Frankie LaRocka, Alan Childs – drums, percussion
  • Lenny Pickett– tenor saxophone
  • Borneo Horns (Steve Elson, Stan Harrison) – horns
  • Stephen Galfas -arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Gene Curtis, Chris Isca – assistant engineer
  • John Luongo – remix
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Henry Marquez – art direction
  • Mick Haggerty – design
  • Noriski Yokosuka – photography

 Track listing:

  1. Every Step of the Way – John Waite, Ivan Král
  2. Laydown – John Waite
  3. Welcome to Paradise – John Waite
  4. Lust for Life – John Waite, John McCurry
  5. Ain’t That Peculiar – Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Marv Tarplin, Ronald White
  6. Just Like Lovers – John Waite, Tom Mandel
  7. The Choice – John Waite
  8. You’re the One – John Waite, Chuck Kentis
  9. No Brakes – John Waite

On July 3, 1999.

On July 3, 1999, “Elektra” label released “The Siket Disc”, the eighth Phish studio album. It was recorded March – October 1997, at “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon, and Jon Fishman.

Personnel:

  1. Trey Anastasio– guitars
  2. Page McConnell– keyboards
  3. Mike Gordon– bass guitar
  4. Jon Fishman– drums
  5. John Siket– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon, and Jon Fishman.

  1. My Left Toe
  2. The Name Is Slick
  3. What’s the Use
  4. Fish Bass
  5. Quadrophonic Toppling
  6. The Happy Whip and Dung Song
  7. Insects
  8. Title Tracks
  9. Albert

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 June 27, 2006.

On June 27, 2006, “Nonesuch” label released “House on Hill” the 17th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded October 2002 – March 2005 at “Avatar Studios” in New York, NY, and was produced by Matt Pierson and Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Jorge Rossy– drums
  • James Farber – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Benita Raphan – artwork
  • Lourdes Delgado – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. August Ending
  2. House on Hill
  3. Bealtine
  4. Boomer
  5. Backyard
  6. Fear and Trembling
  7. Embers
  8. Happy Tune
  9. Waiting for Eden

On June 27, 2006.

On June 27, 2006, “Nonesuch” label released “Love Sublime”, an album by Brad Mehldau and Renée Fleming. It was recorded in January 2006, at “SUNY Purchase Arts Center” in Purchase, New York.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Renée Fleming– vocals

Track listing:

  1. The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God: Your First Word Was Light – Brad Mehldau, Rainer Maria Rilke
  2. The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God: The Hour Is Striking So Close Above Me – Brad Mehldau, Rainer Maria Rilke
  3. The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God: I Love the Dark Hours of My Being – Brad Mehldau, Rainer Maria Rilke
  4. The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God: I Love You, Gentlest of Ways – Brad Mehldau, Raineer Maria Rilke
  5. The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God: No One Lives His Life – Brad Mehldau, Rainer Maria Rilke
  6. The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God: His Caring Is a Nightmare to Us – Brad Mehldau, Rainer Maria Rilke
  7. The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God: Extinguish My Eyes, I’ll Go On Seeing You – Brad Mehldau, Rainer Maria Rilke
  8. The Blue Estuaries: Tears in Sleep – Brad Mehldau, Louise Bogan
  9. The Blue Estuaries: Memory – Brad Mehldau, Louise Bogan
  10. The Blue Estuaries: A Tale – Brad Mehldau, Louise Bogan
  11. Love Sublime – Brad Mehldau, Renée Fleurine

On June 23, 2009.

On June 23, 2009, “The End Records” label released “Varshons”, the ninth Lemonheads studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Queensize Twin Air” in Indianapolis, IN, “Fourth Ave. Recording” in New York, NY, “Camp Street Studios” in Cambridge, MA, “Vacation Island Recording” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Gibby Haines.

Personnel:

  • Evan Dando – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, Omnichord, drums, percussion, art direction
  • Chris Brokaw – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Anthony Saffery – guitar, sitar, keyboards
  • Vess Von Ruthenberg – bass, engineer
  • Timo – bass
  • Daniel Ray – bass, drums
  • Adam Taylor – keyboards
  • Lonpaul Ellrich – vibraphone
  • Devon Ashley – drums, percussion
  • Blake Flemming – drums
  • Joe Perry – guitar, tambourine, backing vocals
  • Grant Smith – table, bass
  • Ian Kennedy – violin, mastering
  • Liv Tyler – vocal
  • Kate Moss – vocal
  • Tricia Scotti – backing vocals
  • Gibby Haines – backing vocals
  • Elisabeth Moses – backing vocals
  • Lonpaul Elrich – engineer
  • Matt Boynton – engineer
  • Daniel Ray – recording
  • Adam Taylor – recording, mixing
  • Alex Hartman – recording, mixing
  • Mike Joyce – art direction, design
  • Mark Dagley – cover art
  • Ian Tong – photography
  • Elizabeth Moses – photography

Track listing:

  1. I Just Can’t take It Anymore – Gram Parsons
  2. Fragile – Bruce Gilbert, Graham Lewis, Colin Newman, Robert Gotobed
  3. Layin’ Up with Linda – GG Allin
  4. Waiting Around to Die – Townes Van Zandt
  5. The Great Fuz – Randy Alvey, Les Dale
  6. Yesterlove – Ian Willis
  7. Dirty Robot – Gerry Arling, Richard Cameron
  8. New Mexico – FuckEmos
  9. Dandelion Seeds – July
  10. Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye – Leonard Cohen
  11. Beautiful – Linda Perry

On May 16, 2000.

On May 16, 2000, “Elektra” label released “Farmhouse”, the ninth Phish studio album. It was recorded July 1999 – February 2000, at “Oswego County Airport” in Volney, New York, “The Barn” in Chittenden County, Vermont, and was produced by Bryce Goggin and Trey Anastasio.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio– lead vocals, guitars, horn and string arrangements
  • Page McConnell– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Gordon– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jon Fishman– drums, backing vocals
  • Jerry Douglas– dobro
  • John Dunlop – cello
  • Roy Feldman – viola
  • Béla Fleck– banjo
  • Dave Grippo – saxophone
  • David Gusakov – violin
  • Jennifer Hartswick – trumpet
  • James Harvey – trombone
  • Laura Markowitz – violin
  • Andy Moroz – trombone

Track listing:

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

  1. Farmhouse
  2. Twist
  3. Bug
  4. Back on the Train
  5. Heavy Things – Trey Anastasio, Herman, Tom Marshall
  6. Gotta Jibboo – Trey Anastasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis
  7. Dirt – Trey Anastasio, Herman, Tom Marshall
  8. Piper
  9. Sleep
  10. The Inlaw Josie Wales – Trey Anastasio
  11. Sand – Trey Ansatasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Tom Marshall
  12. First Tube – Trey Anastasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis