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In December 1960.

In December 1960, “Verve” label released “Gillespiana”, the 32nd Dizzy Gillespie album. It was recorded in November 1960, in New York City, and was produced by Norman Granz.

Personnel:

  • Dizzy Gillespie, John Frosk, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Joe Wilder – trumpet
  • Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, Britt Woodman – trombone
  • Paul Faulise – bass trombone
  • Jim Buffington, William Lister, Al Richman, Gunther Schuller, Morris Secon, Julius Watkins – French horn
  • Don Butterfield – tuba
  • Leo Wright – alto saxophone, flute
  • Lalo Schifrin – piano, arranger
  • Willie Rodriguez – timpani
  • Art Davis – bass
  • Chuck Lampkin – drums
  • Candido Camero – conga
  • Jack Del Rio – bongos

Track listing:

All tracks by Lalo Schifrin

  1. Prelude
  2. Blues
  3. Panamericana
  4. Africana
  5. Toccata

On June 14, 1982.

On June 14, 1982, “Atco” label released “All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes”, the third Pete Townshend studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, and was produced by Chris Thomas. “All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes” contains some tracks that were salvaged from later albums by his band the Who, and was released three months before the album “It’s Hard”.

Personnel:

  • Pete Townshend– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Virginia Astley– piano
  • Tony Butler– bass guitar
  • Peter Hope-Evans– harmonica
  • Mark Brzezicki– drums
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Jody Linscott– percussion
  • Chris Stainton– additional keyboards
  • Poli Palmer– tuned percussion
  • John Lewis – Fairlight CMIprogramming
  • Ann Odell – brass arrangement
  • Bill Price– engineer
  • Mark Freegard – assistant engineer
  • Tim Young – mastering engineer
  • Carol Starr – photography
  • Chalkie Davis – photography
  • Michael Spry – photographic prints
  • Ike King – hair
  • Jacqui Lefton – makeup
  • Kenny McDonald – tailor

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. Stop Hunting People
  2. The Sea Refuses No River – Pete Townshend, Alan Rogan
  3. Prelude – Pete Townshend, Andy Newman
  4. Face Dances Pt. 2
  5. Exquisitely Bored
  6. Communication
  7. Stardom in Action
  8. Uniforms (Corp d’Espirit)
  9. North Country Girl
  10. Somebody Saved Me (performed by The Who on 1981 album “Face Dances”)
  11. Slit Skirts

On May 1, 1976.

On May 1, 1976, “Charisma” label released “Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Edgar Allan Poe)”, the debut Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded July 1975 – January 1976, at “Abbey Road” and “Kingsway Hall” in London, “Mama Jo’s” in Hollywood, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons– lead vocals, guitar, organ, synthesizer, keyboards, recorder, engineer, projectron
  • Eric Woolfson– lead and background vocals, synthesizer, harpsichord, keyboards, executive producer
  • Andrew Powell– keyboards, arranger
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Billy Lyall– piano, drums, glockenspiel, keyboards, recorder, Fender rhodes
  • Francis Monkman– organ, keyboards
  • Christopher North– keyboards
  • David Paton– lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass
  • Leonard Whiting– vocals, narrator
  • John Miles– vocals, guitar
  • Jane Powell – lead and background vocals
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Terry Sylvester– vocals
  • English Chorale– vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – vocals
  • Jack Harris– vocals
  • Bob Howes – choir
  • The English Chorale and Played Ti – choir
  • Kevin Peek– acoustic guitar
  • Laurence Juber – acoustic guitar
  • David Pack– guitar
  • Joe Puerta– bass
  • Les Hurdle – bass
  • Daryl Runswick– bass, string bass
  • David Katz – violin, orchestra contractor
  • Stuart Tosh– vocals, cymbals, drums, Tympani
  • John Leach – vocals, percussion, cimbalom, kantele
  • Burleigh Drummond– drums
  • Dennis Clarke – saxophone, clarinet
  • David Snell – harp
  • Gordon Parry – engineer
  • Tom Trefethen – assistant engineer
  • Tony Richards – assistant engineer
  • Pat Stapley – assistant engineer
  • Chris Blair – assistant engineer
  • Colin Elgie – artwork, graphic design, layout design
  • Hipgnosis– design, cover art
  • Aubrey Powell– photography
  • Peter Christopherson– photography
  • Storm Thorgerson– photography
  • Sam Emerson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons except where noted.

  1. A Dream Within a Dream
  2. The Raven
  3. The Tell – Tale Heart
  4. The Cask of Amontillado
  5. The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether
  6. The Fall of the House of Usher Eric Woolfson, Alan Parsons, Andrew Powell
  • Prelude
  • Arrival
  • Intermezzo
  • Pavane
  • Fall
  1. To One in Paradise

On January 27, 2012.

On January 27, 2012, “ECM” label released “The Well”, the fifth Tord Gustavsen album. It was recorded in February 2011, in “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tord Gustavsen– piano
  • Tore Brunborg– tenor saxophone
  • Mats Eilertsen– double bass
  • Jarle Vespestad– drums

Track listing:

All track by Tord Gustavsen.

  1. Prelude
  2. Playing
  3. Suite
  4. Communion
  5. Circling
  6. Glasgow Intro
  7. On Every Corner
  8. The Well
  9. Communion, Var.
  10. Intuition
  11. Inside

 

On October 27, 1980.

On October 27, 1980, “Bronze” label released “Levitation”, the tenth Hawkwind studio album. It was recorded July – August 1980, at “Roundhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Ashley Howe, Dave Brock, Huw Lloyd-Langton, Harvey Bainbridge, Tim Blake and Ginger Baker.

Personnel:

  • Dave Brock– vocals, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Huw Lloyd-Langton– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Harvey Bainbridge– bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tim Blake– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ginger Baker– drums
  • Linda Curry – front cover design
  • Phil Tonkyn – back cover design.

Track listing:

  1. Levitation – Dave Brock
  2. Motorway City – Dave Brock
  3. Psychosis – Harvey Bainbridge
  4. World of Tiers – Harvey Bainbridge, Huw Lloyd-Langton
  5. Prelude – Tim Blake
  6. Who’s Gonna Win The War? – Dave Brock
  7. Space Chase – Huw Lloyd-Langton
  8. The 5th Second of Forever – Dave Brock, Huw Lloyd-Langton
  9. Dust of Time – Dave Brock, Harvey Bainbridge, Huw Lloyd-Langton

On June 14, 2005.

On June 14, 2005, “Favored Nations” label released “Bloom”, the fifth Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Saucer Sound”, “Surfland”, “One Good Ear”, “Studio B”, “No Favors”, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – vocals, acoustic, classical and electric guitar,piano, pedal steel, electric sitar, bass, synth, rhodes electric piano
  • Chris Maresh, Roscoe Beck- bass
  • Steve Barber – vocals, acoustic piano, Moog synth
  • Bill Maddox – percussion, drums
  • James Fenner – percussion
  • Tal Bergman, Barry “Frosty” Smith, Tom Brechtlein – drums
  • Tony Phillips – drums, bass, synth
  • Tommy Taylor – percussion, drums
  • Salvatore Banzai La Rocca – harmonica
  • Tom Burrit – percussion
  • Adrian Legg- guitar
  • Brad Evilsizer – percussion
  • Shawn Colvin, Lisa Tingle, Jody Lazo – vocals
  • Rich Harvey – acoustic piano
  • Richard Mullen – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  • Prelude
  1. Bloom
  2. Summer Jam
  3. My Back Pages – Bob Dylan
  4. Good to Me
  5. Columbia
  6. 12 to 12 Vibe
  • Courante
  1. Sea Secret
  2. Sad Legacy
  3. From My Heart
  4. Cruise the Nile
  5. Tribute to Jerry Reed
  6. Your Sweet Eyes
  • Allemande
  1. Hesitant
  2. Sunnaround You
  3. Magnetized
  4. Ciel

On May 8, 2012.

On May 8, 2012, “Cuneiform Records” label released “Reminder”,the debut Pixel studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Jørgen Munkeby.

Personnel:

  • Ellen Andrea Wang– vocals, double bass
  • Jon Audun Baar– drums, percussions
  • Harald Lassen– backing vocals, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Jonas Kilmork Vemøy– backing vocals, trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellen Andrea Wang.

  1. Prelude
  2. Home
  3. Esset
  4. Call Me
  5. She Knows
  6. Wake Up
  7. Waltz 1
  8. Hvor Ble den Av?
  9. I Hang
  10. An Apple in the Country Hill

On February 11, 2013.

On February 11, 2013, “Transgressive” label released “Holy Fire”, the third Foals studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Assault & Battery Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Moulder, Yannis Philippakis, Jimmy Smith, Walter Gervers, Edwin Congreave and Jack Bevan.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar
  • Walter Gervers – bass, backing vocals
  • Edwin Congreave – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jack Bevan– drums
  • Ric Elsworth- percussion, marimba
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • Hugh Brunt– conducting, string arrangements
  • Leif Podhajsky– design, art direction
  • Thomas Nebbia – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Yannis Philippakis, Jimmy Smith, Walter Gervers, Edwin Congreave and Jack Bevan.

  1. Prelude
  2. Inhaler
  3. My Number
  4. Bad Habit
  5. Everytime
  6. Late Night
  7. Out of the Woods
  8. Milk & Black Spiders
  9. Providence
  10. Stepson
  11. Moon

In November 1968.

In November 1968, “Elektra” label released “The Marble Index”, the second Nico solo album. It was recorded in September 1968, at “Elektra Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Frazier Mohawk and John Cale.

Personnel:

  • Nico – vocal
  • John Cale -arrangements
  • Jac Holzman – production supervisor
  • John Haeny – engineer
  • Guy Webster – photography
  • Robert L. Heimall – design
  • William S. Harvey – art direction
  • David Anderle, Danny Fields – friends

Track listing:

All tracks by Nico.

  1. Prelude
  2. Lawns of Dawns
  3. No One Is There
  4. Ari’s Song
  5. Facing the Wind
  6. Julius Caesar (Memento Hodié)
  7. Frozen Warnings
  8. Evening of Light