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On February 13, 1986.

On February 13, 1986, “Celluloid Records” label released “Blast of Silence”, the third Golden Palominos studio album. It was recorded in 1985, at “RPM Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Anton Fier.

Personnel:

  • Peter Blegvad– vocals, guitars
  • Carla Bley– piano
  • Jack Bruce– vocals, bass guitar
  • T-Bone Burnett– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Conniff – bass guitar
  • Aïyb Dieng– percussion
  • Don Dixon– vocals, guitar
  • Anton Fier– drums, percussion, additional production
  • Jody Harris– guitar
  • Lisa Herman – piano
  • Robert Kidney – vocals, guitar
  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis– guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– steel guitar
  • Larry Saltzman – acoustic guitar
  • Chris Stamey– bass guitar
  • Syd Straw– vocals
  • Matthew Sweet– vocals
  • Pat Thrall– acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Worrell– Hammond organ
  • Larry Hirsch – recording
  • Don Hünerberg – recording
  • Mike Krowiak – engineering, recording
  • Jeff Lippay – recording

Track listing:

  1. I’ve Been the One – Lowell George
  2. Something Becomes Nothing – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Matthew Sweet
  3. The Push and the Shove – Robert Kidney
  4. (Something Else Is) Working Harder – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Jody Harris
  5. Angels – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier, Syd Straw
  6. Diamond – Peter Holsapple
  7. Faithless Heart – Don Dixon, Anton Fier, Jody Harris
  8. Work Was New – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier
  9. Stromg, Simple Silence – Peter Blegvad, Anton Fier
  10. Brides of Jesus – Lowell George, Bill Payne

 

In January 1982.

In January 1982, “Albion” label released “Repercussion”, the second dB’s album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Power Station” in New York Cit, “Ramport Studios” and “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Scott Litt.

Personnel:

  • Chris Stamey– guitar, vocals
  • Peter Holsapple– guitar, vocals
  • Gene Holder – bass guitar
  • Will Rigby– drums
  • Andy Clark– additional keyboards
  • The RumourBrass: Chris Gower – trombone, Dick Hansen – trumpet, John “Irish” Earle – saxophones

Track listing:

  1. Living a Lie – Peter Holsapple
  2. We Were Happy There – Peter Holsapple
  3. Happenstance – Chris Stamey
  4. From a Window – Chris Stamey
  5. Amplifier – Peter Holsapple
  6. Ask for Jill – Chris Stamey
  7. I Feel Good (Today) – Chris Stamey
  8. Storm Warning – Peter Holsapple
  9. Ups and Downs – Chris Stamey
  10. Nothing Is Wrong – Peter Holsapple
  11. In Spain – Chris Stamey
  12. Neverland – Peter Holsapple

In January 1981.

In January 1981, “Albion” label released “Stands for Decibels”, the debut dB’s album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Alan Betrock. The album was dedicated to George Scott III.

Personnel:

  • Chris Stamey- guitar, vocals
  • Peter Holsapple- guitar, vocals
  • Gene Holder – bass guitar
  • Will Rigby– drums
  • Victoria DeVeraux – painting
  • Malcolm Garrett– typography
  • Stephanie Chernikowski – photography

Track listing:

  1. Black and White – Peter Holsapple
  2. Dynamite – Gene Holder, Peter Holsapple, Will Rigby, Chris Stamey
  3. She’s Not Worried – Chris Stamey
  4. The Fight – Peter Holsapple
  5. Espionage – Chris Stamey
  6. Tearjerkin’ – Chris Stamey
  7. Cycles Per Second – Chris Stamey
  8. Bad Reputation – Peter Holsapple
  9. Big Brown Eyes – Peter Holsapple
  10. I’m in Love – Chris Stamey
  11. Moving in Your Sleep – Peter Holsapple

On August 13, 1996.

On August 13, 1996, “Elektra” label released “Friction, Baby”, the third Better Than Ezra album. It was recorded March – April 1996, and was produced by Don Gehman.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Griffin- guitar, vocals
  • Tom Drummond- bass
  • Travis McNabb– drums
  • Joan Wasser– violin
  • Peter Holsapple – piano, organ, mandolin
  • Anthony Dagrade – saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Jamil Sharie – trumpet
  • Mark Mullins – trombone
  • Matthew Perrine – tuba
  • Lawrence Sieberth – piano
  • James Arthur Payne – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Griffin.

  1. King of New Orleans
  2. Rewind
  3. Long Lost
  4. Normal Town
  5. Scared, Are You?
  6. Return of the Post Moderns
  7. Hung the Moon
  8. Desperately Wanting
  9. Still Life With Cooley
  10. WWOZ
  11. Happy Endings
  12. Speeding Up to Slow Down
  13. At Ch. Degaulle, Etc.
  • Mejor de Ezra

On August 3, 1993.

On August 3, 1993, “Mammoth” label released “Become What You Are”, the debut  Juliana Hatfield Three studio album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Hollywood Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Scott Litt.

Personnel:

  • Juliana Hatfield– guitar, vocals
  • Dean Fisher – bass
  • Todd Philips – drums
  • Denny Fongheiser – percussion
  • Peter Holsapple– keyboards
  • Scott Litt– engineer
  • Ed Brooks – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Martin Schmelzle – assistant engineer
  • Steve Holroyd – mixed assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Jean Cronin – design
  • Melanie Nissen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Juliana Hatfield, except where noted.

  1. Supermodel
  2. My Sister
  3. This is the Sound
  4. For the Birds
  5. Mabel
  6. A Dame with a Rod
  7. Addicted
  8. Feelin’ Massachusetts
  9. Spin the Bottle
  10. President Garfield
  11. Little Pieces
  12. I Got No Idols – Dean Fisher, Juliana Hatfield, Todd Philips

 

On March 12, 1991.

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On March 12, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released “Out of Time”, the seventh R.E.M. studio album. It was recorded in September 1990, at “Bearsville Studios” in New York, “John Keane Studios”, “Soundscape Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, “Prince’s Paisley Park Studios” in Chanhassen, Minnesota, and was produced by Scott Litt , Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Bill Berry. “ In 1992, the album won three “Grammy Awards” – “Best Alternative Music Album”, and two for the first single, “Losing My Religion.” It was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Michael Stipe- lead and backing vocals, bass melodica and arrangement, packaging, photography
  • Peter Buck- electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
  • Mike Mills- bass guitar, lead and backing vocals, organ,  piano , harpsichord, percussion, keyboards
  • Bill Berry- drum, percussion, congas, bass guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • David Arenz, Ellie Arenz, David Braitberg, Dave Kempers – violin
  • Mark Bingham– string arrangements
  • Andrew Cox , Elizabeth Murphy – cello
  • Reid Harris – viola
  • Peter Holsapple– bass guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Ralph Jones – double bass
  • Kidd Jordan– baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, bass clarinet
  • John Keane– pedal steel guitar
  • KRS-One– rapping
  • Scott Litt– echo-loop feed
  • Paul Murphy – lead viola
  • Kate Pierson– vocals
  • Jay Weigel– orchestral liaison
  • Cecil Welch – flugelhorn
  • Ben Katchor, Ed Rogers – illustrations
  • Tom Recchion – packaging
  • Karina Santo, Doug Starn, Mike Starn, Frank Ockenfels – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe.

  1. Radio Song
  2. Losing My Religion
  3. Low
  4. Near Wild Heaven
  5. Endgame
  6. Shiny Happy People
  7. Belong
  8. Half a World Away
  9. Texarkana
  10. Country Feedback
  11. Me in Honey