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In December 1974.

In December 1974, “ABC” label released “Rufusized”, the third Rufus studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “The Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Monaco.

Personnel:

  • Chaka Khan– lead vocals, background vocals
  • Tony Maiden – lead guitar, background vocals
  • Kevin Murphy– organ, clavinet, background vocals, acoustic piano, ARP synthesizer
  • Bobby Watson – bass, background vocals
  • André Fischer – drums, percussion
  • Clare Fischer, Kevin Murphy – string and horn arrangements
  • Gerald Vinci – concertmaster
  • Gary Olazabal, Austin Godsey, Mike Braunstein – engineers

Track listing:

  1. Once You Get Started – Gavin Christopher
  2. Somebody’s Watching You – Tony Maiden, Chaka Khan, Bobby Watson
  3. Pack’d My Bags – Tony Maiden, Chaka Khan
  4. Your Smile – Lalomie Washburn
  5. Rufusized (Instrumental) – Chaka Khan, Tony Maiden, Bobby Watson, Kevin Murphy, André Fischer
  6. I’m a Woman (I’m a Backbone) – Lalomie Washburn
  7. Right is Right – Tony Maiden, Kevin Murphy, Chaka Khan
  8. Half Moon – John Hall
  9. Please Pardon Me (You Remind Me of a Friend) – Brenda Gordon, Brian Russell
  10. Stop on By – Bobby Womack, Pete Thomas

 

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On November 18, 2013.

On November 18, 2013, “Mercury” label released “Shangri La”, the second Jake Bugg studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Shangri-La” in Malibu, California, and was produced by Rick Rubin.

Personnel:

  • Jake Bugg– lead vocals, lead, acoustic and slide guitar, piano
  • Jason Lader– bass guitar
  • Matt Sweeney– rhythm guitar
  • Pete Thomas, Chad Smith- drums

Track listing:

All music by Jake Bugg.

  1. There’s a Beast and We All Feed It – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Iain Archer
  2. Slumville Sunrise – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Iain Archer
  3. What Doesn’t Kill You – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Iain Archer
  4. Me and You – lyrics by Jake Bugg
  5. Messed Up Kids – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Iain Archer, Brendan Benson
  6. A Song About Love – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Iain Archer
  7. All Your reasons – lyrics by Jake Bugg
  8. Kingpin – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Iain Archer, Brendan Benson
  9. Kitchen Table – Jake Bugg
  10. Pine Trees – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Iain Archer
  11. Simple Pleasures – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Matt Sweeney
  12. Storm Passes Away – lyrics by Jake Bugg, Iain Archer, Brendan Benson

 

On June 6, 2006.

On June 6, 2006, “Verve Forecast” label released “The River in Reverse”, album by Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint. It was recorded November 27 – December 10, 2005, and was produced by Joe Henry.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Costello– vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, Hammond organ, tambourine, tremolo
  • Allen Toussaint–vocals and backing vocals, electric piano, horn arrangements
  • Sam Williams- trombone
  • Carl Blouin – baritone saxophone
  • Amadee Castenell – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Brian Cayolle – baritone saxophone
  • Anthony “AB” Brown – guitar
  • Davey Faragher– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Nieve– piano, Hammond organ, clavinet, farfisa organ
  • Pete Thomas- drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Allen Toussaint, except where noted..

  1. On Your Way Down
  2. Nearer to You
  3. Tears, Tears and More Tears
  4. The Sharpest Thorn – Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint
  5. Who’s Gonna Help Brother Get Further?
  6. The River in Reverse – Elvis Costello
  7. Freedom for the Stallion
  8. Broken Promise Land – Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint
  9. Ascension Day – Roy “Professor Longhair” Byrd, Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint
  10. International Echo – Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint
  11. All These Things
  12. Wonder Woman
  13. Six-Fingered Man – Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint

On June 6, 2006.

On June 6, 2006, “Zero Summer” label released “Time Without Consequence”, the debut Alexi Murdoch album. It was recorded 2004 – 2006, and was produced by Alexi Murdoch.

Personnel:

  • Alexi Murdoch– vocals, guitar, slide guitar, piano, harmonium, organ, keyboards, snare drum, cymbals, tambourine
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Greg Leisz- guitar, pedal steel guitar
  • Pete Thomas- tom tom
  • Jay Bellerose- drums, tambourine, percussion
  • Zac Rae – keyboards, vibraphone
  • Joel Shearer – guitar, shaker, background vocals
  • Deron Johnson- Fender Rhodes piano
  • Ben Peeler – lap steel guitar
  • Marvin Etzioni- mandolin
  • Sophie Barker- background vocals
  • Brett Simons – double bass, electric bass
  • Oliver Kraus- cello
  • Al Sgro – drums, background vocals
  • Jason McKenzie – tabla
  • Ramy Antoun – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Alexi Murdoch.

  1. All My Days
  2. Breathe
  3. Home
  4. Song for You
  5. Dream About Flying
  6. Wait
  7. Love You More
  8. Blue Mind
  9. Shine
  10. 12
  11. Orange Sky

On June 4, 2002.

On June 4, 2002, “Mammoth Records” label released “Good Morning Aztlán”, the tenth Los Lobos studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by John Leckie, David Hidalgo, Louie Perez, Steve Berlin, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano, Victor Bisseti and Cougar Estrada.

Personnel:

  • Louie Pérez – guitar, Jarana, drums, percussion, art direction
  • Steve Barlin – keyboards, flute, MIDI sax, saxophone, percussion
  • Cesar Rosas – vocals, guitar, Quatro
  • Cougar Estrada – drums, percussion
  • Conrad Lozano – vocals, bass
  • Rick Marotta, Pete Thomas – drums
  • Bucky Baxter – pedal steel
  • Victor Bisetti – percussion
  • Fermin Herrera – harp
  • Martha González – background vocals
  • Sandow Birk – cover painting
  • Jeff Smith, Al Quattrocchi – art direction
  • Mark Vans – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Hidalgo and Louie Pérez, except where noted.

  1. Done Gone Blue
  2. Hearts Of Stone
  3. Luz de Mi Vida – Cesar Rosas, Louie Pérez
  4. Good Morning Aztlán
  5. The Big Ranch
  6. The Word – Cesar Rosas, Louie Pérez
  7. Malaqué
  8. Tony y Maria
  9. Get To This
  10. Maria Christina – Cesar Rosas
  11. What In The World
  12. Round & Round

In February 1988.

In February 1988, “Demon” label released “Pinker and Prouder Than Previous”, the seventh Nick Lowe studio album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Arlyn Studios” in Austin, Texas; “Power Plant Studios” and “Westside Studios” in London, “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Nick Lowe, Colin Fairley and Dave  Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Nick Lowe – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Paul Carrack– organ, piano
  • John Hiatt, Mickey Gee– guitar
  • Geraint Watkins– keyboards
  • John David, Paul Bassman – bass
  • Kim Wilson– harmonica
  • Martin Belmont – electric guitar
  • Bobby Irwin – drums, background vocals
  • Pete Thomas, Terry Williams– drums
  • Jimmie Vaughan– electric guitar
  • Keith Morris– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe, except where noted.

  1. (You’re My) Wildest Dream
  2. Crying in My Sleep
  3. Big Hair
  4. Love Gets Strange – John Hiatt
  5. I Got the Love
  6. Black Lincoln Continental – Graham Parker
  7. Cry It Out
  8. Lovers Jamboree – Nick Lowe, Paul Carrack
  9. Geisha Girl – Lawton Williams
  10. Wishing Well
  11. Big Big Love – Ray Carroll, Wynn Stewart

In January 1994.

In January 1994, “Capitol” label released “Mirror Blue”, the seventh Richard Thompson studio album. It was recorded in January 1993, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson– guitar, vocals, mandolin
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboards
  • Jerry Scheff– bass guitar, double bass
  • Pete Thomas– drums, percussion
  • Christine Collister, Michael Parker – backing vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertinas
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Alistair Anderson – concertina, Northumbrian pipes
  • Tom McConville, Martin Dunn – flute
  • Philip Pickett- shawms

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson.

  1. For the Sake of Mary
  2. I Can’t Wake Up to Save my Life
  3. MGB-GT
  4. The Way That it Shows
  5. Easy There, Steady Now
  6. King of Bohemia
  7. Shane and Dixie
  8. Mingus Eyes
  9. I Ride in Your Slipstream
  10. Beeswing
  11. Fast Food
  12. Mascara Tear
  13. Taking my Business Elsewhere