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On June 30, 1998.

On June 30, 1998, “Mercury” label released “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”, the fifth Lucinda Williams studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Room and Board Studio” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Rumbo Studio” in Canoga Park, California, and was produced by Roy Bittan, Steve Earle, Ray Kennedy and Lucinda Williams. “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road: won a “Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album”, and was voted “The Best album of 1998” in The Village Voice’s annual “Pazz & Jop” critics poll.

Personnel:

  • Lucinda Williams – vocals, acoustic guitar, dobro guitar
  • Gurf Morlix – electric guitar, 12 string electric guitar, electric slide guitar, acoustic slide guitar, harmony vocal
  • Buddy Miller – acoustic guitar, mando guitar, electric guitar, harmony vocal
  • Ray Kennedy – 12 string electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz – 12 string electric guitar, mandolin
  • Charlie Sexton – electric guitar, dobro guitar
  • Steve Earle – acoustic guitar, harmonica, resonator guitar, harmony vocal
  • Johnny Lee Schell – electric guitar, electric slide guitar, dobro guitar
  • Bo Ramsey – electric guitar, slide guitar
  • Richard “Hombre” Price – dobro guitar
  • Roy Bittan – Hammond B3 organ, accordion, organ
  • Micheal Smotherman – B-3 organ
  • John Ciambotti – bass guitar, upright bass
  • Donald Lindley – drums, percussion
  • Jim Lauderdale – harmony vocal
  • Emmylou Harris – harmony vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Lucinda Williams except where noted.

  1. Right in Time
  2. Car Wheels on a Grave Road
  3. 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
  4. Drunken Angel
  5. Concrete and Barbed Wine
  6. Lake Charles
  7. Can’t Let Go – Randy Weeks
  8. I Lost It
  9. Metal Firecrackers
  10. Greenville
  11. Still Looking for Your Kiss – Lucinda Williams, Duane Jarvis
  12. Joy
  13. Jackson

On April 24, 2020.

On April 24, 2020, “Thirty Tigers” label released “Good Souls Better Angels”, the 15th Lucinda Williams album. It was recorded September – November 2019, at “Room” and “Board Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Ray Kennedy, Tom Overby and Lucinda Williams.

Personnel:

  • Lucinda Williams – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Stuart Mathis – guitar, violin
  • Mark T Jordan – organ
  • David Sutton – bass guitar
  • Butch Norton – drums, percussion
  • Ray Kennedy – mixing
  • Brian Lucey – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Lucinda Williams and Tom Overby, except where noted.

  1. You Can’t Rule Me – Memphis Minnie
  2. Bad News Blues
  3. Man Without a Soul
  4. Big Black Train
  5. Wakin’ Up – Lucinda Williams
  6. Pray the Devil Back to Hell
  7. Shadows & Doubts
  8. When the Way Gets Dark
  9. Bone of Contention – Lucinda Williams
  10. Down Past the Bottom – Greg Garing
  11. Big Rotator
  12. Good Souls

On March 14, 2006.

On March 14, 2006, “Sugar Hill” label released “Blinders On”, the third Sean Watkins solo album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Sean Watkins.

Personnel:

  • Sean Watkins- lead  and harmony vocals,  guitars,  organ,  synthesizer,  bass,  mandolin,  piano, keyboards, sampling, drum machine, drum loop, mixing, art direction
  • Sara Watkins- violin, harmony vocals
  • Gabe Witcher- fiddle
  • Benmont Tench- piano, toy xylophone, Wurlitzer, harmonium, Hammond organ
  • Glenn Kotche- drums, vibes
  • Jon Foreman- harmony vocals
  • Rushad Eggleston– cello
  • Peter Sprague – engineer, mixing
  • Byron House – bass (pizzicato)
  • Jon Brion– piano
  • Mark Schatz – bass
  • Judith Ablon – viola
  • Zeneba Bowers – violin
  • Matthew Walker- cello
  • Duncan Moore – drums
  • Scott Fritz – engineer, mixing
  • Ray Kennedy – mastering
  • Ricky Chao, Glenn Pittman – assistant engineer
  • Loren Witcher – cover art, illustrations
  • Autumn de Wilde– photography
  • Wendy Stamberger – art direction, design
  • Vanessa Price – grooming

Track listing:

All tracks by by Sean Watkins, except where noted.

  1. Summer’s Coming
  2. Starve Them To Death
  3. I’m Sorry – Sean Watkins, Wilson
  4. Happy New Year
  5. ..Goodbye
  6. Run Away Girl – Sean Watkins, Wilson
  7. I Say Nothing
  8. Coffee
  9. The Sound Of My Crush
  10. No Lighted Windows
  11. Cammac
  12. Roses Never Red
  13. They Sail Away – Frizell, Sean Watkins
  14. Not That Bad/Blinders On
  15. Whipping Boy/Cherokee Shuffle (hidden track)

 

On January 8, 1973.

On January 8, 1973, “Brother” label released “Holland”, the nineteenth Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded June – October 1972, at “BBC 2 Studio” in  Baambrugge, Utrecht, Netherlands, and “Village Recorders” in California, and was produced by Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Blondie Chapin, Ricky Fataar, Alan Jardine and Mike Love. In 2007, the Netherland magazine “OOR Magazine” ranked the album among “100 Best Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Brian Wilson– vocals, narration
  • Carl Wilson– vocals, guitar, piano, electric piano
  • Dennis Wilson– vocals, piano
  • Blondie Chaplin– vocals, bass guitar, guitar
  • Ricky Fataar– vocals, drums, slide guitar
  • Alan Jardine– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Love– vocals
  • Daryl Dragon– Moog bass
  • Bruce Johnston– backup vocals
  • Jack Rieley – narration

Track listing:

  1. Sail On Sailor – Brian Wilson, Tandyn Almer, Ray Kennedy, Jack Rieley, Van Dyke Parks
  2. Steamboat – Dennis Wilson, Jack Rieley
  3. California Saga: Big Sur – Mike Love
  4. California Saga: The Beaks of Eagles – Robinson Jeffers, Al Jardine, Lynda Jardine
  5. California Saga: California – Al Jardine
  6. The Trader – Carl Wilson, Jack Rieley
  7. Leaving This Town – Ricky Fataar, Blondie Chapin, Carl Wilson
  8. Only With You – Dennis Wilson, Mike Love
  9. Funky Pretty – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Jack Rieley

 

On March 5, 1996.

Steve_Earle_-_I_Feel_Alright

On March 5, 1996, “E-Squared” label released “I Feel Alright”, the sixth Steve Earl studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Ray Kennedy, Richard Bennett and Richard Dodd.

Personnel:

  • Steve Earle — guitars, harmonica, vocals
  • Richard Bennett, Ray Kennedy – guitars
  • Kelly Looney, Garry Tallent, Roy Huskey, Jr., Ric Kipp – bass
  • Custer, Greg Morrow – drums
  • Ken Moore – organ
  • Richard Bennett – harmonium
  • Custer, Richard Bennett, Greg Morrow, Dub Cornett – percussion
  • Custer & Logan, The Fairfield Four, Lucinda Williams, Ms. Williams’ stunt double Siobhan Maher – vocals
  • Strings arranged and conducted by Kris Wilkerson
  • Carl Gordetzky, Pamela Sixfin, Richard Grosjean – violins
  • Lee Larrison – viola
  • Robert Mason – cello
  • Tony Fitzpatrick – album artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Earle

  1. Feel Alright
  2. Hard-Core Troubadour
  3. More Than I Can Do
  4. Hurtin’ Me, Hurtin’ You
  5. Now She’s Gone
  6. Poor Boy
  7. Valentine’s Day
  8. The Unrepentant
  9. CCKMP
  10. Billy and Bonnie
  11. South Nashville Blues
  12. You’re Still Standin’ There

 

On February 23, 1993.

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On February 23, 1999, “E-Squared Records” label released “The Mountain”, the eighth Steve Earle (backed the Del McCoury Band) studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Steve Earle, Ray Kennedy and Ronnie McCoury.

Personnel:

  • Steve Earle — guitar, vocal
  • Del McCoury— guitar, vocal
  • Ronnie McCoury— mandolin, vocal
  • Robbie McCoury— banjo
  • Jason Carter— fiddle
  • Mike Bub— bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Earle

  1. Texas Eagle
  2. Yours Forever Blue
  3. Carrie Brown
  4. I’m Still in Love With You
  5. The Graveyard Shift
  6. Harlan Man
  7. The Mountain
  8. Outlaw’s Honeymoon
  9. Connemara Breakdown
  10. Leroy’s Dustbowl Blues
  11. Dixieland
  12. Paddy on the Beat
  13. Long, Lonesome Highway Blues
  14. Pilgrim