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On June 24, 2014.

On June 24, 2014, “Blue Note” label released “Enjoy the View”, the 25th Bobby Hutcherson album for this label, and was Hutcherson’s final studio album released before his death on August 15, 2016. It was recorded in 2014, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Don Was.


  • Bobby Hutcherson – vibraphone
  • David Sanborn – alto saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco – trumpet, organ
  • Billy Hart – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bobby Hutcherson, except where noted.

  1. Delia – David Sanborn
  2. Don Is – Joey DeFrancesco
  3. Hey Harold
  4. Little Flower – David Sanborn
  5. Montara
  6. Teddy
  7. You – Joey DeFrancesco

On March 30, 2010.

On March 30, 2010, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Non Stop Erotik” the 18th Black Francis album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles, “RAK Studios” in London, “Studio G” in Brooklyn, and was produced by Eric Drew Feldman and Black Francis.


  • Black Francis
  • Dave Phillips
  • Eric Drew Feldman
  • Todd O’Keefe
  • Tony Maimone
  • David Henderson
  • Todd Demma
  • Jack Kidney
  • Wesley Siedman – engineer
  • Howard ‘Head’ Bullivant – engineer
  • Jonathan Sterling – assistant engineer
  • Robbie Nelson – assistant engineer
  • Helen Atkinson – assistant engineer
  • Tony Maimone – assistant engineer
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Mark Lemhouse – design
  • Aaron Lucy – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Black Francis; except where noted.

  1. Lake of Sin
  2. O My Tidy Sum
  3. Rabbits
  4. Wheels – Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons
  5. Dead Man’s Curve
  6. Corrina
  7. Six Legged Man
  8. Wild Son
  9. When I Go Down on You
  10. Non Stop Erotik Cinema
  11. Star

On March 16, 2010.

On March 16, 2010, “Nonesuch” label released “Highway Rider”, the 26th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded February – May 2009, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jon Brion.


  • Brad Mehldau– piano, pump organ, Yamaha CS-80 polyphonic analog synthesizer, orchestral bells, handclaps
  • Jeff Ballard– percussion, snare brush, drums, handclaps
  • Joshua Redman– soprano and tenor saxophone, handclaps
  • Larry Grenadier– bass, handclaps
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums, handclaps
  • Dan Coleman – orchestra conductor
  • The Fleurettes – vocals
  • Jon Brion- mixing
  • Gregg Koller – engineer, mixing
  • Eric Caudieux– engineer
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Robert Hurwitz – executive producer
  • Richard Misrach– cover photograph
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. John Boy
  2. Don’t Be Sad
  3. At the Tollbooth
  4. Highway Rider
  5. The Falcon Will Fly Again
  6. Now You Must Climb Alone
  7. Walking the Peak
  8. We’ll Cross the River Together
  9. Capriccio
  10. Sky Turning Grey (for Elliot Smith)
  11. Into the City
  12. Old West
  13. Come With Me
  14. Always Departing

On January 28, 1997.

On January 28, 1997, “Hip-O” label released “In a Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy”, album by Pat Boone. It was recorded in 1996, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Michael Lloyd and Jeffrey Weber.


  • Pat Boone, Ronnie James Dio, Clydene Jackson Edwards, Merry Clayton, Carmen Twillie- vocals
  • Ritchie Blackmore, Mitch Holder, Dawayne Bailey, Dweezil Zappa, Dan Ferguson, Michael Thompson- electric guitar
  • Doug Cameron, Bruce Dukov, Michelle Richards – violin
  • Evan Wilson – viola
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Tom Scott, Gary Herbig, Don Menza, Pete Christlieb, Terry Harrington, Plas Johnson, Jeol Peskin – woodwinds
  • Frank Szabo, Chuck Findley, Wayne Bergeron, Rick Baptist, Chris Tedesco – trumpet
  • Dick “Slide” Hyde, Lew McCreary, Alan Kaplan, Bruce Otto, Dana Hughes – trombone
  • Dave Siebels – organ, keyboards
  • Andy Simpkins- acoustic bass
  • Marco Mendoza- electric bass
  • Gregg Bissonette- drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Sheila E.- timbales

Track listing:

  1. You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’ – original by Judas Priest
  2. Smoke on the Water – original by Deep Purple
  3. It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll) – original by AC/DC
  4. Panama – original by Van Halen
  5. No More Mr. Nice Guy – original by Alice Cooper
  6. Love Hurts – original by Everly Brothers, composed by Boudleaux Bryant
  7. Enter Sandman – original by Metallica
  8. Holy Diver – original by Dio
  9. Paradise City – original by Guns N’ Roses
  10. The Wind Cries Mary – original by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  11. Crazy Train – original by Ozzy Osbourne
  12. Stairway to Heaven – original by Led Zeppelin

On September 12, 2006.

On September 12, 2006, “Capitol” label released “Face the Promise”, the sixteenth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2008, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Nashville, and “Home Studios” in Michigan, and was produced by Bob Seger (Real Mean Bottle co-produced with Kid Rock). The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Bob Seger – vocals, synthesizer, percussion, electric and acoustic guitar, mixing
  • Kid Rock– guitar
  • Bernie Barlow, Bekka Bramlett, Laura Creamer, Shaun Murphy- backing vocals
  • Eddie Bayers, Steve Brewster – drums
  • David Cole – percussion
  • T. Corenflos- electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Eric Darken– tambourine
  • Kenny Greenberg- electric guitar
  • Aubrey Haynie– fiddle
  • Steve Herman – trumpet
  • Jim Hoke – tenor saxophoneWilliam Huber – trombone
  • John Jarvis, Gordon Mote, Steve Nathan, Bill Payne- piano
  • Randy Leago – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Leim- drums, cowbell
  • Sam Levine – baritone saxophone
  • Patty Loveless– vocals
  • Larry Paxton, Michael Rhodes, Glenn Worf- bass
  • Brent Rowan, Biff Watson, Marlin Young – electric guitar
  • David Angell, Zeneba Bowers, John Catchings, David Davidson, Conni Ellisor, Carl Gorodetzky, Jim Grosjean, Craig Nelson, Carole Rabinowitz, Pamela Sixfin, Elisabeth Small, Gary Vanosdale, Mary Kathryn Vanosdale, Matthew Walker – strings
  • David N. Cole – recording engineer, miixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger except where noted.

  1. Wreck This Heart
  2. Wait for Me
  3. Face the Promise
  4. No Matter Who You Are
  5. Are You
  6. Simplicity
  7. No More
  8. Real Man Bottle – Vince Gill
  9. Won’t Stop
  10. Between
  11. The Answer’s in the Question


On June 11, 2001.

On June 11, 2001, “Independiente” label released “The Invisible Band”, the third Travis studio album. It was recorded November 2000 – April 2001, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Nigel Godrich.


  • Fran Healy– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Andy Dunlop– guitar, banjo
  • Dougie Payne– bass guitar
  • Neil Primrose– drums
  • Jason Falkner– keyboards
  • Millennia Strings – strings
  • Joby Talbot– string arrangements
  • Nigel Godrich– mixing
  • Bernie Grundman Mastering– mastering
  • Darrel Thorp – assistant engineer
  • Jon Bailey – assistant enginee
  • Steve Orchard – string engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Fran Healy.

  1. Sing
  2. Dear Diary
  3. Side
  4. Pipe Dreams
  5. Flowers in the Window
  6. The Cage
  7. Safe
  8. Follow the Light
  9. Afterglow
  10. Indefinitely
  11. The Humpty Dumpty Love Song

On January 25, 2011.

On January 25, 2011, “Downtown” label released “Mine Is Yours”, the third Cold War Kids studio album. It was recorded February – March 2010 at “Ocean Way Studios”, “House of David”, “The Smoakstack” and “The LBT” in Nashville, Tennessee;  August 2010 at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jacquire King.


  • Nathan Willett – lead vocals, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Jonathan Russell – lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Matthew Aveiro – drums, percussion
  • Matthew Maust – bass guitar
  • Maust – design
  • Lucy Hamblin – photography
  • Jacquire King– recording, mixing
  • Brad Bivens – additional recording engineer
  • Morgan Stratton, Joe Martino, Adam Bednarik, Justin March – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Nathan Willett.

  1. Mine Is Yours
  2. Louder Than Ever
  3. Royal Blue
  4. Finally Begin
  5. Out of the Wilderness
  6. Skip the Charades
  7. Sensitive Kid
  8. Buldozer
  9. Broken Open
  10. Cold Toes on the Cold Floor
  11. Flying Upside Down

In June 1983.

In June 1983, “Hannibal Records” label released “Hand of Kindness”, the second Richard Thompson solo album. It was recorded in 1983, at “Olympic Studios” in London, “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Joe Boyd.


  • Richard Thompson- guitar, vocals
  • Dave Pegg- bass guitar
  • Dave Mattacks- drums
  • Pete Zorn- saxophone, backing vocals
  • Pete Thomas- saxophone
  • Simon Nicol- guitar
  • John Hiatt, Bobby Kingand Clive Gregson – backing vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertina
  • Aly Bain- violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson.

  1. Tear-Stained Letter
  2. How I Wanted To
  3. Both Ends Burning
  4. A Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory
  5. Where the Wind Don’t Whine
  6. The Wrong Heartbeat
  7. Hand of Kindness
  8. Devonside
  9. Two Left Feet


On June 14, 2011.

On June 14, 2011, “Tuff Gong Worldwide” label released “Wild and Free”, the fourth Ziggy Marley album. It was recorded 2010–2011, at “Ocean Way Studios” and “Barefoot Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ziggy Marley and Don Was.


  • Carlton “Santa” Davis – drums
  • Daryl Jones – bass
  • Takeshi Akimoto, Ziggy Marley – guitars
  • James Poyser, Ziggy Marley – keyboards
  • Rock Deadrick, Ziggy Marley – percussions
  • Tracy Hazzard, Ziggy Marley – backing vocals
  • Executive producer – Orly Marley
  • Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
  • Assisted by Brandon Duncan
  • Mastered by Stephen Marcussen
  • Recorded by Krish Sharma
  • Additional engineering by Marc “Maka” Moreau

All words and music by David Marley; except where noted.

All words and music by David Marley; except where noted.

  1. Wild and Free – lyrics David Marley, Woody Harreison
  2. Forward to Love
  3. It – lyrics David Marley, Heavy D
  4. Changes – lyrics David Marley, Linda Perry, Daniel Marley
  5. Personal Revolution
  6. Get Out of Town
  7. Roads Less Traveled
  8. Mmmm Mmmm
  9. Welcome to the World
  10. A Sign
  11. Reggae in My Head
  12. Elizabeth

On May 29, 1987.

On May 29, 1987, “A&M” label released “Bring the Family”, the eight John Hiatt album. It was recorded in February 1987, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by John Chelew.


  • John Hiatt – acoustic guitar, vocals, piano
  • Ry Cooder- electric guitar, harmony, sitar
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Nick Lowe- bass guitar, harmony
  • Larry Hirsch – recording engineering
  • Joe Schiff – engineering, mixing
  • Jeffrey Gold – art direction
  • Michael Hodgson – art direction, design
  • Steven M. Martin – photographs

Track listing:

All tracks by John Hiatt

  1. Memphis in the Meantime
  2. Alone in the Dark
  3. Thing Called Love
  4. Lipstick Sunset
  5. Have a Little Faith in Me
  6. Thank You Girl
  7. Tip of My Tongue
  8. Your Dad Did
  9. Stood Up
  10. Learning How to Love You