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On July 15, 2014.

On July 15, 2014, “Blue Note” label released “No Fools, No Fun”, the debut Puss n Boots studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Studio G”, “The Bell House” in Brooklyn, New York.

Personnel:

  • Norah Jones – vocals, electric guitar, fiddle
  • Catherine Popper – vocals, bass, acoustic guitar
  • Sasha Dobson – vocals, acoustic guitar, bass, drums
  • Joel Hamilton – engineering, mixing
  • Matt Labozza – assistant engineering
  • Mike Jinno – assistant engineering
  • Francisco Botero – assistant engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering  
  • Nicole Frantz – creative direction
  • Frank Harkins – art direction, design
  • Richard Ballard – photography

Track listing:

  1. Leaving London – Tom Paxton
  2. Bull Rider – Rodney Crowell
  3. Twilight – Robbie Robertson
  4. Sex Degrees of Separation – Sasha Dobson
  5. Don’t Know What It Means – Norah Jones
  6. Down by the River – Neil Young
  7. Tarnished Angel – Roger Miller
  8. Jesus, Etc – Jeff Tweedy
  9. Always – Catherine Popper
  10. GTO – Jeb Loy Nichols
  11. Pines – Catherine Popper
  12. You’ll Forget Me – Sasha Dobson

On July 12, 2019.

On July 12, 2019, “Drag City” label released the self-titled, only Purple Mountains album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Jamdek” in Chicago, Illinois, “Thump” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Jarvis Taveniere and Jeremy Earl.

Personnel:

  • David Berman – vocals, guitar
  • Aaron Neveu – guitar, bass, drums
  • Kyle Forester – piano, organ, Mellotron, harmonica, melodica 
  • Jarvis Taveniere – bass, guitars
  • Jeremy Earl – vocals, drums, percussion, guitar, Mellotron
  • Haley Fohr– vocals
  • Anna St. Louis – vocals
  • Cole Kamen-Green – trumpet
  • Justin Brown – pedal steel 
  • John Andrews – organ, vocals
  • Chris Stroffolino – Hammond
  • Jarvis Taveniere – engineering, mixing
  • Cooper Crain – auxiliary recording
  • Peyton Pinkerton – auxiliary recording
  • Carl Saff – lacquer cut
  • Christian Patterson – center photo
  • Cassie Berman – dog photos
  • Dan Koretzky – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by David Berman, except where noted.

  1. That’s Just the Way That I Feel
  2. All My Happiness Is Gone
  3. Darkness and Cold
  4. Snow Is Falling in Manhattan
  5. Margaritas at the Mall
  6. She’s Making Friends, I’m Turning Stranger
  7. I Loved Being My Mother’s Son
  8. Nights That Won’t Happen
  9. Storyline Fever
  10. Maybe I’m the Only One for Me – David Berman, Dan Auerbach, Gate Pratt

On June 10, 2003.

On June 10, 2003, “S-Curve Records” label released “Welcome Interstate Managers”, the third Fountains of Wayne studio album, It was recorded in 2003, at “Stratosphere Sound” and “The Clubhouse Rhinebeck” in New York, “Q Division” in Somerville, Massachusetts, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger, Chris Collingwood and Mike Denneen.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jody Porter – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam Schlesinger – bass guitar, synthesizers, backing vocals, engineering, mixing
  • Brian Young – drums
  • Ronnie Buttacavoli – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • James Iha – guitar
  • Robert Randolph – pedal steel
  • Jen Trynin – guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Denneen – engineering
  • Richard Furch – engineering
  • Rudyard Lee Cullers – assistant engineering
  • Matt Beaudoin – assistant engineering
  • John Holbrook – mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge – mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction and design
  • Rafi Sofer – assistant engineering
  • Collection of The New-York Historical Society – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger.

  1. Mexican Wine
  2. Bright Future in Sales
  3. Stacy’s Mom
  4. Hackensack
  5. No Better Place
  6. Valley Winter Song
  7. All Kinds of Time
  8. Little Red Light
  9. Hey Julie
  10. Halley’s Waitress
  11. Hung Up on You
  12. Fire Island
  13. Peace and Love
  14. Bought for a Song
  15. Supercollider
  16. Yours and Mine

On June 3, 1999.

On June 3, 1999, Phish self – released “The Siket Disc”, band’s eight studio album. It was released through the band’s website and mail-order service. 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:

  • Trey Anastasio – guitars
  • Page McConnell – keyboards
  • Mike Gordon – bass guitar
  • Jon Fishman – drums
  • John Siket – engineer

Track listing:

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

  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 Track
  9. Albert

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Columbia” label released “Function at the Junction”, the fourth B.T. Express album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Ultra-Sonic Recording Studios” in Hempstead, New York, and was produced by Jeff Lane.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson – vocals, guitar
  • Michael Jones – vocals, keyboards
  • Carlos Ward – flute, piccolo flute, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone, clarinet
  • Bill Risbrook – flute, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Jamal Rasool – vocals, bass
  • Dennis Rowe – bongos, congas, timbales, percussion
  • Leslie Ming – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Irving Spice – strings

Track listing:

  1. Funky Music – Bill Risbrook
  2. Expose Yourself – Emanuel Johnson, Michael Stokes, Tash Howard
  3. Scratch My Itch – Sam Taylor, Tash Howard
  4. Eyes – Carlos Ward
  5. We Got It Together – Carlos Ward
  6. Sunshine – Michael Jones
  7. The Door to My Mind – Gloria Risbrook, Louis Risbrook
  8. Star Gazer – Ken Williams, Rudy Clark
  9. How Big Can You Dream – Bill Risbrook

IN May 1976.

In May 1976, “Columbia” label released “Energy to Burn”, the third B.T. Express album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Ultra – Sonic Recording Studios” in Hempstead, New York, and was produced by Jeff Lane.

Personnel:

  • Barbara Joyce – vocals, tambourine
  • Michael Jones – vocals, clavinet, organ, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Moog synthesizer
  • Richard Thompson – vocal, guitar
  • Sam Taylor – rhythm guitar
  • Carlos Ward – flute, piccolo flute, tenor saxophone
  • Bill Risbrook – flute, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Louis Risbrook – vocal, bass
  • Dennis Rowe – bongos, congas, timbales, percussion
  • Leslie Ming – drums
  • Irving Spice – strings

Track listing:

  1. Depend On Yourself – Bill Risbrook
  2. Can’t Stop Groovin’ Now, Wanna Do It Some More – Billy Nichols
  3. Now That We Found Love – Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff
  4. Energy To Burn – Sam Taylor, Tash Howard
  5. Time Tunnel – Michael Jones
  6. Make Your Body Move – Carlos Ward
  7. Herbs – Carlos Ward
  8. Energy Level – Carlos Ward

On May 19, 1998.

On May 19, 1998, “Elektra” label released “Ophelia”, the second Natalie Merchant studio album. It was recorded July 1996 – May 1997, at “Talking Dwarf Studios” in Little Valley, New York, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals, piano
  • Ken Appollo – organ
  • Craig Ross – acoustic guitar 
  • Karin Peris – acoustic guitar 
  • Lokua Kanza – acoustic guitar
  • Craig Ross – electric guitar
  • Daniel Lanois – electric guitar
  • Don Peris – electric guitar
  • Donnie Ward – electric guitar
  • Todd Vos – electric guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass
  • Jay Brunga – acoustic bass
  • Peter Yanowitz – drums
  • Joakim Lartey – percussion
  • Chris Botti – trumpet
  • Tom Varner – French horn
  • Hector Falcon – violin 
  • Kristof Witek – violin
  • Conroy Kuo – viola 
  • Ralph Farris – viola
  • Garo Yellin – cello 
  • Michelle Kinney – cello
  • Karin Peris – vocals
  • N’Dea Davenport – vocals
  • Karl Berger – string arrangements, conductor
  • John Holbrook – engineer
  • Rupert Coulso – engineer
  • Todd Vos – engineer
  • Ricky Graham – engineer assistant
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Mike Scotella – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Yungchen Lhamo – translation from Tibetan

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. Ophelia
  2. Life is Sweet
  3. Kind & Generous
  4. Frozen Charlotte
  5. My Skin
  6. Break Your Heart
  7. King of May
  8. Thick as Thieves
  9. Effigy
  10. The Living
  11. When They Ring the Golden Bells 

On April 2, 2008.

On April 2, 2008, “XL Recordings” label released “Walk It Off” the second Tapes ‘n Tapes studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in New York, and was produced by Dave Fridmann.

Personnel:

  • Josh Grier – vocals, guitar
  • Jeremy Hanson – drums
  • Matt Kretzman – keyboards, various instruments
  • Erik Appelwick – bass guitar
  • Dave Fridmann – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Josh Grier.

  1. Le Ruse
  2. Time of Songs
  3. Hang Them All
  4. Headshock
  5. Conquest
  6. Say Back Something
  7. Demon Apple
  8. Blunt
  9. George Michael
  10. Anvil
  11. Lines
  12. The Dirty Dirty

Pn March 9, 1985.

On March 9, 1985, “Scotti Bros” label released “Go for Your Life”, the fifth Mountain studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Criteria Recording Studios” in Florida, and “Wizard Sound Studios” in Westchester, New York, and was produced by Pete Solley.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Clarke – bass
  • Corky Laing – drums
  • Ian Hunter – sequencing
  • Eric Johnson – synthesizer
  • Miller Anderson – slide guitar
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick – background vocals
  • Mike Scott – engineer
  • Gary Lyons – engineer
  • Jim Sessody – assistant engineer
  • Doug MacDonald – assistant engineer
  • Mike Fuller – mastering
  • Bud Prager – recording director
  • Pete Solley – engineer
  • Lane/Donald – art direction
  • Barry Jackson – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Leslie West and Corky Laing, except  where noted.

  1. Hard Times – Leslie West, Corky Laing, Bud Prager
  2. Spark
  3. She Loves Her Rock (And She Loves It Hard)
  4. Bardot Damage
  5. Shimmy on the Footlights
  6. I Love Young Girls
  7. Makin’ It in Your Car
  8. Babe in the Woods
  9. Little Bit of Insanity

On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Verve Forecast Records” label released “First Wish”, the debut Chris Botti album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, “AGF Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chris Botti, Kevin Killen and Andy Snitzer.

Personnel:

  • Chris Botti – trumpet, keyboards, programming, tambourine, acoustic piano
  • Paul Joseph Moore – keyboards, acoustic piano, Omnichord
  • Andy Snitzer – Rhodes, programming
  • Mitchell Froom – Wurlitzer electric piano, organ
  • Kevin Killen – Omnichord
  • Larry Saltzman – guitars
  • Shane Fontayne – guitars
  • Paul Livant – guitars
  • Marc Shulman – guitars
  • Dominic Kanza – guitars
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Jerry Marotta – drums
  • Joe Bonadio – percussion
  • Cyro Baptista – surdo, shaker
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Sandra Park – violin
  • Rebecca Young – violin
  • Morris Goldberg – African flutes
  • Edie Brickell – vocals
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Guy Eckstein – executive producer
  • Andrew Page – additional recording
  • Marc Silag – production coordinator
  • David Lau – art direction
  • Sheryl Lutz-Brown – art direction
  • Étsuko Iseki – design
  • Gary St. Clair – design
  • Brad Hitz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Botti, except where noted.

  1. Worlds Outside
  2. On the Night Ride
  3. First Wish
  4. Like I Do Now – Chris Botti, Edie Brickell, Paul Joseph Moore
  5. Cubism
  6. Through Tin Hearts
  7. Longing
  8. Nerve Central
  9. Fade to Day
  10. A Few More Days, A Few More Weeks