On October 24, 2000, “Blue Note” label released “The Dropper”, the tenth Medeski, Martin & Wood album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, at “Shacklyn” in Brooklyn, New York City, and was produced by John Medeski, Billy Martin, and Chris Wood.
On October 24, 2014, “All Ice” label released “World of Glass”, album by Terje Isungset and Arve Henriksen. It was recorded December 2011, live in Tallinn, and in 2012 in Bergen, Norway, and was produced by Arve Henriksen and Terje Isungset. All instruments used on the album are made out of glass, 15 glass artists worked on making instruments for two years.
On October 24, 1972, “CTI” label released “Free”, the third Airto Moreira studio album. It was recorded March – April 1972, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Creed Taylor.
Airto Moreira– vocals, percussion
Burt Collins– trumpet, flugelhorn
Mel Davis– trumpet, flugelhorn
Alan Rubin– trumpet, flugelhorn
Wayne Andre– trombone
Garnett Brown– trombone
Joe Wallace – trombone
Joe Farrell– soprano saxophone, alto and bass flutes, piccolo
On October 24, 2006, “Record Collection” label released “Pussy Cats Starring the Walkmen”, the fourth Walkmen studio album. It is song cover of the 1974 Harry Nilsson album “Pussy Cats” which was produced by John Lennon.
Matt Barrick– conga, drums, maracas, tambourine, cowbell, wood block
Peter Bauer– organ, farfisa organ, Vox Continental
Hamilton Leithauser– vocals, acoustic guitar, glockenspiel, electric guitar, handwriting
On October 24, 2006, “Hollywood Records” label released “Threes”, the third Sparta studio album. It was recorded March – June 2006, at, “Robert Lang Studios” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Dave Bassett.
On October 24, 2017, Antoine “Fats” Domino Jr. died aged 89. Being pianist, singer and song-writer, he is regarded as one of the Rock and Roll pioneers and most important artists in the popularization of the early rock and roll. He had 11 top 10 hits between 1955 and 1960, and 35 records in the U.S. Billboard Top 40. His best known songs are “Ain’t That a Shame” and “Blueberry Hill”, and he has sold more than 65 million records worldwide. Fats Domino was one the first musicians inducted in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.
On October 24, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness”, the third Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded March – August 1995, at “Pumpkinland”; “Sadlands & Bugg Studios”; “Chicago Recording Company” and “The Village Recorder”, and was produced by Alan Moulder, Billy Corgan and Flood.”Rolling Stones” magazine ranked the album at number 487 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” was certified 4 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; Diamond in Canada by “CRIA”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Diamond in the US by “RIIA”.
Jimmy Chamberlin– drums, vocals
Billy Corgan– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, piano, mellotron, production, mixing, string arrangement, art direction and design
James Iha– lead and rhythm guitar; vocals, mixing
D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar, vocals
Chicago Symphony Orchestra– orchestra
Greg Leisz– pedal and lap steel guitar
Roger Carpenter – technical assistance
John Craig – illustration
Andrea Giacobbe – photograph
Barry Goldberg – additional vocal recording, mixing assistance
On October 24, 1976, “Chrysalis” label released “Calling Card”, the sixth Rory Gallagher studio album. It was recorded in September 1976, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Roger Glover and Rory Gallagher.