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On January 9, 1958.

On January 9, 1958, “Jamie Records” label released “Have ‘Twangy’ Guitar Will Travel”, the debut Duane Eddy album. It was recorded in 1957, at “Audio Recorders” in Phoenix, Arizona, and was produced by Lee Hazlewood and Lester Sill.

Personnel:

  • Duane Eddy – guitar
  • Al Casey– electric bass, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Steve Douglas– saxophone
  • Corki Casey O’Dell – rhythm guitar
  • Buddy Wheeler – electric bass
  • Bob Taylor – drums
  • Mike Bermani – drums
  • Plas Johnson– saxophone
  • Gil Bernal– saxophone
  • Ike Clanton – bass
  • Jimmy Simmons – upright bass
  • Jimmy Wilcox – bass
  • Donnie Owens– rhythm guitar
  • The Sharps– backing vocals
  • Jack Miller – engineer
  • Eddie Brackett – engineer
  • Greg Vaughn – mastering
  • Tom Moulton– mastering
  • Ben Demotto – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Duane Eddy and Lee Hazlewood, except where noted.

  1. Lonesome Road – Gene Austin, Nathaniel Shilkret
  2. I Almost Lost My Mind – Ivory Joe Hunter
  3. Rebel Rouser
  4. Three-30-Blues
  5. Cannonball
  6. The Lonely One
  7. Detour – Paul Westmoreland
  8. Stalkin’
  9. Ramrod – Al Casey
  10. Anytime – Herbert “Happy” Lawson
  11. Moovin’ ‘N’ Groovin’
  12. Loving You – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
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In November 1979.

In November 1979, “Full Moon” and “Epic” labels released “Phoenix”, the sixth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded November 1978 – October 1979, at “Northstar Studios” in Boulder; “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in Nashville; “Bayshore Recording Studios” in Coconut Grove, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and “Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewisand and Norbert Putnam.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, percussion, Prophet 5, electricand acoustic pianos, bass guitar, orchestral arrangements, cover art
  • Kenneth A. Buttrey– percussion
  • Paul Harris– acoustic piano
  • Jerry Hey– flugelhorn
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, congas
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Marty Lewis – tambourine
  • Jody Linscott– conductor, congas
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Norbert Putnam– bass guitar
  • Tom Scott– saxophone, lyricon
  • Sid Sharp – concertmaster
  • Glen Spreen – orchestral arrangements
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • Jeff Guercio, Marty Lewis – engineer
  • Joe Walsh – music consultant
  • Design: Kosh – art direction
  • Andy Katz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Fogelberg.

  1. Tullamore Dew
  2. Phoenix
  3. Gypsy Wind
  4. The Last to Know
  5. Face the Fire
  6. Wishing on the Moon
  7. Heart Hotels
  8. Longer
  9. Beggar’s Game
  10. Along the Road

On March 29, 2004.

On March 29, 2004, “Source” label released “Alphabetical”, the second Phoenix studio album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, and was produced by Tony Hoffer, Deck D’Arcy, Laurent Brancowitz, Thomas Mars and Christian Mazzalai.

Personnel:

  • Deck D’Arcy – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Laurent Brancowitz– guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Thomas Mars– vocals
  • Christian Mazzalai – guitar, backing vocals
  • Ivan Beck – acoustic guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Jm Mery – additional keyboards
  • Alex Locascio – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Deck D’Arcy, Laurent Brancowitz, Thomas Mars, Christian Mazzalai.

  1. Everything Is Everything
  2. Run Run Run
  3. I’m an Actor
  4. Love for Granted
  5. Victim of the Crime
  6. (You Can’t Blame It On) Anybody
  7. Congratulations
  8. If It’s Not with You
  9. Holdin’ on Together
  10. Alphabetical

On August 19, 1975.

On August 19, 1975, “Epic” label released “Phoenix” is the fifth Labelle album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Allen Toussaint.

Personnel:

  • Nona Hendryx, Patti Labelle, Sarah Dash- vocals
  • Edward Batts – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Carmine “Pee Wee” Rojas- bass
  • James Ellison – keyboards
  • Larry Davis – drums
  • Jeffrey Shannon – percussion
  • George Porter, Jr.– bass
  • Herman Ernest III – drums
  • Leo Nocentelli, Steve Hughes, Teddy Royal- guitar
  • Allen Toussaint- Fender Rhodes, arrangements
  • James Booker– organ
  • Carl Blouin – baritone saxophone
  • Jim Moore – tenor & alto saxophone, flute
  • Lon Price – tenor saxophone
  • Lester Caliste – trombone
  • John Longo – trumpet
  • Steve Howard – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Vicki Wickham- executive producer
  • Don Puluse, Ken Laxton – engineers
  • Tom Huetis – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nona Hendryx; except where noted.

  1. Phoenix (The Amazing Flight of a Lone Star)
  2. Slow Burn
  3. Black Holes in the Sky
  4. Good Intentions
  5. Far As We Felt Like Goin’ – Bob Crewe, Kenny Nolan
  6. Messin’ with My Mind
  7. Chances Go Round – Nona Hendryx, Edward Levone Batts, James Budd Ellison
  8. Cosmic Dancer
  9. Take the Night Off
  10. Action Time – Edward Levone Batts, James Ellison; with additional lyrics by Nona Hendryx

 

In June 1972.

In June 1972, “Electrocord” label released “Those Who Gave Us the Name”, the debut Phoenix  album. The album cover art was by by Valeriu Sepi.

Personnel:

  • Nicolae Covaci- guitar, double six, flute, percussion, vocals
  • Mircea Baniciu- vocals, guitar percussion
  • Iosif Kappl- bass guitar, violin, percussion, vocals
  • Costin Petrescu – drums
  • Valeriu Sepi- percussion

Track listing:

All music by Nicolae Covaci and Josef Kappl, all lyrics by George Topârceanu and Victor Cârcu.

Part A:

  1. Cycle seasons
  2. Prelude

– A sheep

– Game time

  1. Spring

– Introduction

– Păpăruga

  1. Summer
  2. Fall
  3. It’s winter

– Introduction

– Game goats

  1. Wedding

Part B:

  1. Negru Voda – Ballad
  2. Pseudo-Morgana

On May 12, 2009.

Sewn_Together

On May 12, 2009, “Megaforce Records” label released “Sewn Together”, the twelfth Meat Puppets studio album. It was recorded in 2009 at the “Saltmine” in Phoenix, Arizona, and was produced by Curt Kirkwood.

Personnel:

  • Curt Kirkwood- vocals, guitars, mandolin
  • Cris Kirkwood- bass guitar, synthesizers, vocals
  • Ted Marcus- drums; organ

Track listing:

  1. Sewn Together
  2. Blanket of Weeds
  3. I’m Not You
  4. Sapphire
  5. Rotten Shame
  6. Go to Your Head
  7. Clone
  8. Smoke
  9. K.A.
  10. Nursery Rhyme
  11. The Monkey and the Snake
  12. Love Mountain

On March 20, 2007.

Armchair_Apocrypha

On March 20, 2007, “Fat Possum” label released “Armchair Apocrypha”, the fourth Andrew Bird studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Pachyderm Studios” in Cannon Falls, “Crazy Beast Studio” in Northeast Minneapolis, “Wall2Wall Recording” in Chicago, “Third Ear Recording” in Minneapolis, “Electrical Audio” in Chicago, “SAE Mastering” in Phoenix and “Pachyderm Studios”.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Bird – violin, vocals, whistling, guitar, glockenspiel
  • Haley Bonar– vocals
  • Jon Davis– bass clarinet
  • Martin Dosh– drums, electric piano (Rhodes, Wurlitzer), other sounds
  • Ben Durrant– guitar
  • Chris Morrissey– bass
  • Kevin O’Donnell– drums
  • Jeremy Ylvisaker– guitar
  • David Boucher – mixing
  • Ben Durrant – Co-producer; mixing, recording, vocals and guitars
  • Dan Dietrich – Recording
  • Martin Dosh – recording
  • Tom Herbers – Mixing, recording
  • Gregg Norman – Recording
  • Roger Seibel – Mastering
  • Brent Sigmeth – Mixing
  • Quemadura– Artwork and design
  • Lynne Roberts-Goodwin – Photography
  • Cameron Wittig – Photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Bird, except where noted.

  1. Fiery Crash
  2. Imitosis
  3. Plasticities
  4. Heretics
  5. Armchairs
  6. Darkmatter
  7. Simple X – Andrew Bird and Martin Dosh
  8. The Supine
  9. Cataracts
  10. Scythian Empires
  11. Spare-Ohs
  12. Yawny at the Apocalypse