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Christine McVie

On November 30, 2022, Christine Anne McVie née Perfect, died aged 79. She was musician (keyboards), singer and songwriter, member of the bands Sounds of Blue and Chicken Shack, but was best known as vocalist and keyboardist of Fleetwood Mac. In 1998, as a member of Fleetwood Mac, McVie was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” and received the “Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music”.In 2006, McVie received a “Gold Badge of Merit Award from BASCA”, in 2014, she received the “Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement” from the “British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors” and was honored with the “Trailblazer Award at the UK Americana Awards” in 2021. McVie also won two “Grammy Awards”. As leader, McVie released four albums (one with Lindsey Buckingham).

Gino Vanelli: Black Cars

On November 30, 1984, “HME” label released “Black Cars”, the eighth Gino Vannelli album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Larkfield Recording Studio”, “Westwind Studio”, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli and Ross Vannelli.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli – lead and backing vocals, drums, drum programming, percussion, arranger, engineer
  • Mike Miller – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Vannelli – synthesizers, synth bass, acoustic and electric piano, drum programming, arranger, engineer
  • Ross Vannelli – bass guitar, drum programming, percussion, backing vocals, arranger, engineer
  • Jimmy Haslip – bass guitar
  • David Garibaldi – drums
  • Mark Craney – drums
  • John Messerschmidt – backing vocals
  • Lori Lieberman – backing vocals
  • Ron Capone – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Michael Hodgson – art direction, design
  • Moshea Brakha – photography
  • Shirley Klein – album coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli, except where noted.

  1. Black Cars – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  2. The Other Man – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  3. It’s Over – Gino Vannelli, Ross Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  4. Here She Comes
  5. Hurts To Be in Love
  6. Total Stranger – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland, Bill LaBounty
  7. Just a Motion Away – Gino Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
  8. Imagination
  9. How Much

The Residents: Duck Stab!/Buster & Glen

On November 30, 1978, “Ralph” label released “Duck Stab!/Buster & Glen” (later renamed as Duck Stab), the fifth Residents (The) album. It was recorded October 1977 – August 1978, and was produced by The Residents.

Personnel:

  • The Residents – arranger
  • Snakefinger – vocals, guitar
  • Ruby – vocals
  • Pore No Graphics – cover art
  • G. Whifler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by The Residents, except where noted.

  1. Constantinople
  2. Sinister Exaggerator – The Residents, Snakefinger
  3. The Booker Tease
  4. Blue Rosebuds
  5. Laughing Song
  6. Bach is Dead
  7. Elvis and His Boss
  8. Lizard Lady
  9. Semolina
  10. Birthday Boy
  11. Weight-Lifting Lulu
  12. Krafty Cheese
  13. Hello Skinny
  14. The Electrocutioner

Sugarcane Harris

On November 30, 1999, Don Francis Bowman “Sugarcane” Harris died aged 61. He was musician (violin, guitar), a pioneer in amplification of the violin. He was member of the doo-wop band The Squires, the duo Don and Dewey, Pure Food and Drug Act, performed with Little Richard, recorded and performed with John Mayall & the Bluesbrakers, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, John Lee Hooker, Harvey Mandel, Tupelo Chain Sex, Johnny Otis, Billy Bang, Freddie Roulette, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee. As leader Harris released nine albums.wnie McGhee,

Mel Parsons: Glass Heart

On November 30, 2018, “Cape Road Recordings” label released “Glass Heart”, the fourth Mel Parsons album. It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Mel Parsons – vocals, guitars
  • Adam Levy- guitars
  • Mitchell Froom- keyboards
  • Kaveh Rastegar- bass
  • Ted Poor – drums
  • Josh Logan – vocals
  • Jed Parsons – vocals
  • David Boucher – engineer, mixing
  • Oliver Harmer – mastering
  • Barny Bewick – design
  • Lisa MacIntosh – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mel Parsons.

  1. Blame
  2. I Got the Lonely
  3. Glass Heart
  4. Just Cause You Don’t Want Me
  5. Deadwood
  6. Dream Find
  7. Breaking
  8. Come Over Lover
  9. Bottom of the Street
  10. What Would You Change

In November 1999.

On November 30, 1999, “ION” label released “Permutation”, the tenth Bill Laswell album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Orange Music” in West Orange, New Jersey, and was produced by Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, effects, drum programming, musical arrangements
  • Nicky Skopelitis– guitar
  • Hassan Ibn Ali – sampler
  • Helios Creed– sampler
  • Lance Carter– drums
  • Robert Musso– engineer, programming
  • Michael Fossenkemper – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Laswell.

  1. Encoded
  2. Acid Test
  3. Coma
  4. Perimeter
  5. Escape Clause
  6. Iron Black
  7. Scatter
  8. Enhanced

In November 1983.

On November 30, 1983, “Epitaph” label released “Into the Unknown” the second Bad Religion album. It was recorded in 1983, at “Perspective Sound” in Sun Valley, California, and was produced by Greg Graffin and Brett Gurewitz.

Personnel:

  • Greg Graffin- vocals, synthesizer, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Brett Gurewitz- acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Paul Dedona- bass guitar
  • Davy Goldman- drums
  • Jim Mankey- engineer

 Track listing:

  1. It’s Only Over When…- Greg Graffin
  2. Chasing the Wild Goose – Brett Gurewitz
  3. Billy Gnosis – Brett Gurewitz
  4. Time and Disregard – Greg Graffin
  • Part I
  • Part II
  • Part III
  • Part IV
  1. The Dichotomy – Brett Gurewitz
  2. Million Days – Greg Graffin
  3. Losing Generation – Greg Graffin
  4. …You Give Up – Greg Graffin

 

On November 30, 1975.

numbers

On November 30, 1975, “Island” label released “Numbers”, the ninth Cat Stevens studio album. It was recorded in October 1975, at “Le Studio Morin Heights” in Quebec, Canada, and was produced by Cat Stevens.

Personnel:

  • Cat Stevens– lead vocals, acoustic, electric and twelve string guitar, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, ARP 2600, ARP 2500
  • Barbara Massey – vocals
  • Carl Hall – vocals
  • Tasha Thomas – vocals
  • Art Garfunkel– vocals
  • Lewis Furey – vocals
  • Melba Joyce – vocals
  • Carmen Twillie – vocals
  • Brenda Russell – vocals
  • Vennette Gloud – vocals
  • Suzanne Lynch– vocals
  • Anna Peacock – vocals
  • Vincent Beck – vocals
  • Jean Roussel – vocals, piano, Yamaha organ, Wurlitzer electric piano, synthesizer, harpsichord, Hammond organ, string synthesizer, vibraphone
  • Alun Davies– vocals, acoustic and 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Simon Nicol– acoustic, electric and 12-string electric guitar
  • Gordie Fleming – accordion
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Bruce Lynch– bass, double bass
  • Gerry Conway– vocals, drums
  • Chico Batera – congas, wind chimes, ganza, triangle, waterphone
  • Magic Children of Ottawa – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Cat Stevens.

  1. Whistlestar
  2. Novim’s Nightmare
  3. Majik of Majiks
  4. Drywood
  5. Banapple Gas
  6. Land o’ Freelove & Goodbye
  7. Jzero
  8. Home
  9. Monad’s Anthem

On November 30, 1979.

Pink Floyd - Wall

On November 30, 1979, “Harvest” label released “The Wall”, the eleventh Pink Floyd studio album. This was the last studio album released with the lineup of David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright and  Nick Mason. Richard Wright left the band after the release of the album. It was recorded from December 1978 till November 1979, at the “Britannia Row”, “Super Bear Studio”, “Studio Miraval” in France, “CBS 30th Street Studio” in New York, and at the “Producers Workshop” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Ezrin, David Gilmour, James Guthrie and Roger Waters. The album featured band’s only number one single “Another Brick in the Wall Part 2”, and became one of the best selling albums of 1980. By 1999 “The Wall” sold in more than 23 million copies worldwide. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked “The Wall” at number 87 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Roger Waters- vocals, bass, rhythm guitar, synthesizers, sound effects, design
  • David Gilmour- vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, bass, synthesizers
  • Nick Mason- drums, percussion
  • Richard Wright- piano, Hammond organ, electric piano, synthesizers, bass pedals
  • Children of Islington Green School– vocals
  • Bob Ezrin– piano, Hammond organ, synthesizers, reed organ, backing vocals
  • James Guthrie– percussion, synthesizer, sound effects
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • Joe Porcaro, Blue Ocean & 34 other – snare drums
  • Lee Ritenour– guitars
  • Joe (Ron) di Blasi – classical guitar
  • Fred Mandel– Hammond organ
  • Bobbye Hall– congas, bongos
  • Frank Marrocco– concertina
  • Larry Williams – clarinet
  • Trevor Veitch – mandolin
  • New York Orchestra – orchestra
  • New York Opera – choral vocals
  • Unnamed children’s choir from New York – children’s choral vocals
  • “Vicki & Clare” – backing vocals
  • Bruce Johnston– backing vocals
  • Toni Tennille– backing vocals
  • Joe Chemay – backing vocals
  • Jon Joyce – backing vocals
  • Stan Farber – backing vocals
  • Jim Haas– backing vocals
  • Harry Waters– child’s voice
  • Chris Fitzmorris – male telephone voice
  • Trudy Young – voice of the groupie
  • Phil Taylor – sound effects
  • Bob Ezrin – orchestral arrangement
  • Michael Kamen– orchestral arrangements
  • Gerald Scarfe – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Roger Waters, except where noted.

  1. In the Flash
  2. The Thin Ice – David Gilmour, Roger Waters
  3. Another Brick in the Wall (part 1)
  4. The Happiest Days of Our Lives
  5. Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2) – David Gilmour, Roger Waters
  6. Mother – David Gilmour and Roger Waters
  7. Goodbye Blue Sky
  8. Empty Spaces
  9. Young Lust – Roger Waters and David Gilmour
  10. One of My Turns
  11. Don’t Leave Me Now
  12. Another Brick in the Wall (Part 3)
  13. Goodbye Cruel World
  14. Hey You
  15. Is There Anybody Out There
  16. Nobody Home
  17. Vera
  18. Bring the Boys Back Home
  19. Comfortably Numb
  20. The Show Must Go On
  21. In the Flesh
  22. Run Like Hell – David Gilmour, Roger Waters
  23. Waiting for Worms
  24. Stop
  25. The Trial – Roger Waters, Bob Ezrin
  26. Outside the Wall

On November 30, 1973.

Solar_Fire

On November 30, 1973, “Bronze” label released “Solar Fire” ,the fourth Manfred Mann’s Earth Band album.  It was recorded in 1973, at “The Workhouse” in Old Kent and at the“Road” in London, and was produced by Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers, Chris Slade and Colin Pattenden.

Personnel:

  • Manfred Mann – voclas, organ, mellotron, synthesiser
  • Mick Rogers – vocals, guitar
  • Colin Pattenden– bass guitar
  • Chris Slade– drums
  • Peter Miles – percussion
  • Paul Rutherford – trombone
  • Irene Chanter– backing vocals
  • Doreen Chanter– backing vocals
  • Grove Singers – backing vocals
  • Fin Costello – design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Father of Day, Father of Night – Bob Dylan
  2. In the Beginning, Darkness – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers, Chris Slade
  3. Pluto the Dog – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers, Chris Slade, Colin Pattenden
  4. Solar Fire – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers, Chris Slade, Colin Pattenden
  5. Saturn, Lord of the Ring/Mercury, The Winged Messenger – Manfred Mann, Mick Rogers
  6. Earth, The Circle Part 2 – Manfred Mann
  7. Earth, The Circle Part 1 – Manfred Mann