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Mott the Hopple: Same

On November 22, 1969, “Island” label released the self-titled, debut Mott the Hoople album. It was recorded May – July 1969, at “Morgan” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens. 

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – lead vocals, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Mick Ralphs – lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Verden Allen – organ, backing vocals
  • Pete “Overend” Watts – bass, backing vocals
  • Dale “Buffin” Griffin – drums, backing vocals
  • Guy Stevens – piano
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • M. C. Escher – front cover drawing

Track listing:

  1. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  2. At the Crossroads – Doug Sahm
  3. Laugh At Me – Sonny Bono
  4. Backsliding Fearlessly – Ian Hunter
  5. Rock and Roll Queen – Mick Ralphs
  6. Rabbit Foot and Toby Time – Mike Ralphs
  7. Half Moon Bay – Mike Ralphs, Ian Hunter
  8. Wrath and Wroll – Guy Stevens

The Turtles: The Turtle Soup

In October 1969, “White Whale” label released “The Turtle Soup”, the fifth and the final Turtles (The) album. It was recorded April – June 1969, at “United Recording Studio”, and was produced by Ray Davies.

Personnel:

  • Mark Volman – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Al Nichol – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Jim Pons – vocals, bass, guitar
  • John Seiter – vocals, drums, piano
  • Howard Kaylan – vocals, percussion, organ
  • Ray Pohlman – horns, strings
  • Chuck Britz – engineer
  • Gary Burden – art direction, design
  • Henry Ditz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman, Al Nichol, Jim Pons and John Seiter, except where noted.

  1. Come Over
  2. House on the Hill
  3. She Always Leaves Me Laughing
  4. How You Loved Me
  5. Torn Between Temptations
  6. Love in the City
  7. Bachelor Mother
  8. John and Julie
  9. Hot Little Hands
  10. Somewhere Friday Night
  11. Dance This Dance
  12. You Don’t Have to Walk in the Rain

Chrissie Hynde: Valve Bone Woe

On September 6, 2019, “BMG Rights Management” label released “Valve Bone Woe”, the second Chrissie Hynde studio album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Marius DeVries and Eldad Guetta.

Personnel:

  • Chrissie Hynde – vocals
  • James Walbourne – guitars
  • Peter Roth – nylon string guitar
  • Marcel Camargo – nylon string guitar
  • Eldad Guetta – keyboards, guitars, trumpet, bass, percussion
  • David Hartley – piano, Rhodes
  • Marius de Vries – synths, piano
  • Matt Robertson – additional keyboards
  • Liran Doran – bass
  • Tal Wilkenfeld – bass
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • The Valve Bone Woe Orchestra

Track listing:

  1. How Glad I Am – Larry Harrison, Jimmy Williams
  2. Caroline, No – Tony Asher, Brian Wilson
  3. I’m a Fool to Want You – Joel Herron, Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf
  4. I Get Along Without You Very Well – Hoagy Carmichael
  5. Meditation on a Pair of Wire Cutters – Charles Mingus
  6. Once I Loved – Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes
  7. Wild Is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  8. You Don’t Know What Love Is – Gene de Paul, Don Raye
  9. River Man – Nick Drake
  10. Absent Minded Me – Bob Merrill, Jule Styne
  11. Naima – John Coltrane
  12. Hello, Young Lovers – Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
  13. No Return – Ray Davies
  14. Que reste-l-il de nos amours – Charles Trenet

On January 16, 1990.

On January 16, 1990, “Blackheart/CBS-Sony” labels released “The Hit List”, the seventh Joan Jett album. It was recorded 1986 – 1989, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Thom Panunzio, and Joan Jett. The album features covers of songs by other authors.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ricky Byrd – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Kasim Sulton – bass, backing vocals
  • Thommy Price – drums
  • Sandy Gennaro – drums
  • Ray Davies, Peppy Castro – vocals, guitar
  • Ronnie Lawson – keyboards
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Darlene Love, Chuck Kentis – backing vocals
  • Crispin Cioe – baritone saxophone
  • Robert Funk – trombone
  • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • Kenny Laguna – various instruments, backing vocals
  • Thom Panunzio – engineer, mixing
  • Jay Healy – engineer, mixing
  • Tom Cadley, John Aiosa, Paul Logas – engineer
  • Tom Fritze, Rick Travali, Robert Smith, Michael Gilbert, Andrew Grassi – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Dirty Deeds – Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott
  2. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  3. Pretty Vacant – Paul Cook, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock, Johnny Rotten
  4. Celluloid Heroes – Ray Davies
  5. Tush – Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, Dusty Hill
  6. Time Has Come Today – Joe Chambers, Willie Chambers
  7. Up from the Skies – Jimi Hendrix
  8. Have You Ever Seen the Rain – John Fogerty
  9. Love Me Two Times – Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger
  10. Roadrunner USA – Jonathan Ritchman

On december 23, 2003.

On December 23, 2003, “Universal” label released “Riffs”, the twenty-sixth Status Quo studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “Ridge Farm Studios” in Rusper, UK, “State of The Ark Studios” in Richmond, UK, and was produced by Mike Paxman.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi – vocals, lead guitar
  • Rick Parfitt – vocals, guitar
  • John Edwards – bass, vocals
  • Andy Bown – keyboards
  • Matt Letley – drums

Track listing:

  1. Caroline – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  2. I Fought The Law – Sonny Curtis
  3. Born To Be Wild – Mars Bonfire
  4. Takin’ Care of Business – Randy Bachman
  5. Wild One – Johnny O’Keefe, David Owens, Johnny Greenan
  6. On The Road Again – Floyd Jones, Alan Wilson
  7. Tobacco Road – John D. Loudermilk
  8. Centerfold – Seth Justman
  9. All Day And All Of The Night – Ray Davies
  10. Don’t Bring Me Down – Jeff Lynne
  11. Junior’s Wailing – Kieran White, Martin Pugh
  12. Pump It Up – Elvis Costello
  13. Down the Dustpipe – Carl Grossman
  14. Whatever You Want – Rick Parfitt, Andy Bown
  15. Rockin’ All Over The World – John Fogerty

On April 27, 2018.

On April 27, 2018, “ATO” label released “In the Rainbow Rain”, the ninth Okkervil River studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, and was produced by Will Sheff.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, upright piano, Wurlitzer, mellotron, roland synthesizer, drum programming
  • Sarah K. Pedinotti – vocals, piano, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer, mellotron, ARP synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, Oberheim synthesizer, Roland synthesizer, Waldorf synthesizer, RMI keyboard computer
  • Frank LoCrasto – grand piano, tack piano, Fender rhodes, Wurlitzer, ARP synthesizer
  • Benjamin Lazar Davis – vocals, bass, piano, ARP synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, drum programming
  • Jared Samuel – piano, Hammond organ
  • Alex Spiegelman – vocals, saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Cully Symington – drums, percussion, shaker
  • Brittany Anjou – vibraphone, Glockenspiel
  • Simone Appleby – backing vocals
  • Leslie Gardner – backing vocals
  • Will Graefe – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jeremy Gustin – percussion, congas, finger cymbals
  • Cole Kamen-Green – vocals, trumpet, mellophone
  • Chris Kyle – electric guitar
  • Jonathan Meiburg – vocals
  • Rob Moose – violin, viola
  • David Nagler – Roland 2000 synthesizer
  • Clinton Newman – electric guitar
  • Phil Pallazolo – piano
  • Saundra Williams – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Famous Tracheotomies – Will Sheff, Ray Davies
  2. The Dream and the Light – Will Sheff
  3. Love Somebody – Will Sheff, Benjamin Lazar Davis, Will Graefe
  4. Family Song – Will Sheff
  5. Pulled up the Ribbon – Will Sheff
  6. Don’t Move Back to L.A. – Will Sheff
  7. Shelter Song – Will Graefe
  8. How It Is – Will Sheff
  9. External Actor – Will Sheff
  10. Human being Song – Will Sheff

 

On July 1, 1985.

On July 1, 1985, “Arista” label released “Return to Waterloo”, the debut Ray Davies solo album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Ray Davies.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies – vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizer, sound effects
  • Ian Gibbons– keyboards, drum and percussion programming, backing vocals
  • Louisa Davies – vocals
  • Valerie Hollerman – spoken word
  • Jim Rodford– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mick Avory– drums
  • Robert Henrit– drums, percussion
  • John O’Donnell – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Davies.

  1. Intro
  2. Return to Waterloo
  3. Going Solo
  4. Missing Persons
  5. Sold Me Out
  6. Lonely Hearts
  7. Not Far Away
  8. Expectations
  9. Voices in the Dark (End Title)

In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Island” label released “Double Fun” the fourth Robert Palmer album. It was recorded 1977-1978,  at “The Hit Factory”, “Media Sound Recordings” in New York and “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, and was produced by Robert Palmer and Tom Moulton.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Freddie Harris – guitar
  • Neil Hubbard– guitar
  • J. Tindall– guitar
  • James Mahoney – guitar
  • Donovan McKitty – guitar
  • Ron Kersey– keyboards
  • Steve Robbins – keyboards
  • James Allen Smith – keyboards
  • Louis John Davis – keyboards
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Edward Putmon – keyboards
  • Jimmy Williams – bass
  • Pierre Brock – bass
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Richie Hayward– drums
  • Chris Parker– drums
  • Keith Errol Benson – drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums, percussion
  • Robert Greenidge– percussion
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Harry Bluestone – concertmaster
  • Don Renaldo – concertmaster
  • Gene Davis – string arrangements
  • John Davis – string arrangements
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • Brian Russell – backing vocals
  • Phill Brown, Arthur Stoppe, Tom Moulton – engineer
  • Jose Rodriguez – mastering
  • Tina Bossidy – art direction
  • Hiro (51) – photography
  • Chris Blackwell – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Every Kinda People- Andy Fraser
  2. Best of Both Worlds
  3. Come Over
  4. Where Can It Go?
  5. Night People – Allen Toussaint
  6. Love Can Run Faster
  7. You Overwhelm Me
  8. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  9. You’re Gonna Get What’s Coming

In February 1968.

the-inner-mistique

In February 1968, “Tower” label released “The Inner Mystique”, the second  Chocolate Watch Band album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Ed Cobb.

Personnel:

  • David Aguilar – lead vocals, harmonica, percussion
  • Sean Tolby – lead guitar
  • Mark Loomis – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Flores – bass guitar
  • Gary Andrijasevich – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Voyage of the Trieste – Ed Cobb
  2. In the Past – Wayne Proctor
  3. Inner Mystique – Ed Cobb
  4. I’m Not Like Everybody Else – Ray Davies
  5. Medication – Ben Di Tosti, Minette Alton
  6. Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go – Hank Ballard
  7. Baby Blue – Bob Dylan
  8. I Ain’t No Miracle Worker- Annette Tucker, Nancie Mantz