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

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

On November 27, 1970.

the_kinks_lola_versus_powerman

On November 27, 1970, “Pye” label released “Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One”, the eighth Kinks studio album.It was recorded April –September 1970, at “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Ray Davies.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies– lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards, resonator guitar
  • Dave Davies– lead guitar, banjo, backing vocals, lead vocals, co-lead vocal
  • Mick Avory– drums, percussion
  • John Dalton– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • John Gosling– keyboards, piano, organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Davies, except where noted.

  1. The Contenders
  2. Strangers – Dave Davies
  3. Denmark Street
  4. Get Back in Line
  5. Lola
  6. Top of the Pops
  7. The Moneygoround
  8. This Time Tomorrow
  9. A Long Way from Home
  10. Rats – Dave Davies
  11. Apeman
  12. Powerman
  13. Got to be Free

On November 26, 1965.

the_kink_kontroversy

On November 26, 1965, “Pye” label released “The Kink Kontroversy”, the third Kinks studio album. It was recorded October 1965, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Shel Talmy.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Dave Davies– lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals, shared lead vocals
  • Pete Quaife– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mick Avory– drums, percussion
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards
  • Rasa Davies – backing vocals
  • Shel Talmy– guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Davies, except where noted.

  1. Milk Cow Blues – Sleepy John Estes
  2. Ring the Bells
  3. Gotta Get the First Plane Home
  4. When I See That Girl of Mine
  5. I Am Free
  6. Till the End of the Day
  7. The World Keeps Going Round
  8. I’m on an Island
  9. Where Have All the Good Times Gone
  10. It’s Too Late
  11. What’s in Store for Me
  12. You Can’t Win

On November 22, 1968.

the-kinks-village-green-preservation-society

On November 22, 1968, “Pye” label released “The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society”, the sixth Kinks studio album. It was recorded October – November 1968, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Ray Davies. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 255 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Ray Davies– lead vocals, guitar,  keyboards,  harmonica,  saxophone, trumpet, trombone, accordion, oboe, flute
  • Dave Davies– lead guitar, backup vocals, lead vocals
  • Pete Quaife– bass, backup vocals
  • Mick Avory– drums, percussion
  • Nicky Hopkins– keyboards, mellotron
  • Rasa Davies– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Davies, except where noted.

  1. The Village Green Preservation Society
  2. Do You Remember Walter?
  3. Picture Book
  4. Johnny Thunder
  5. Last of the Steam-Powered Trains
  6. Big Sky
  7. Sitting by the Riverside
  8. Animal Farm
  9. Village Green
  10. Starstruck
  11. Phenominal Cat
  12. All of My Friends Were There
  13. Wicked Annabella
  14. Monica
  15. People Take Pictures of Each Other