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In November 1981.

In November 1981, “Epic” label released “Take No Prisoners” the fourth Molly Hatchet studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas, “Record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Werman.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Farrar – vocals
  • Dave Hlubek – electris and slide guitar
  • Steve Holland – guitar
  • Duane Roland – electric and slide guitar
  • Banner Thomas – bass
  • Bruce Crump – drums
  • Jai Winding – keyboard
  • Paulinho da Costa – congas
  • Tom Werman – percussion
  • Tower of Power horn section – horns
  • Mindy Sterling, Laurie Bono, Katey Sagal – backing vocals
  • Joyce ‘Baby Jean’ Kennedy – additional vocals
  • Gary Ladinsky – engineer, mixing
  • Cary Pritkin – assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Bloody Reunion – Jimmy Farrar, Dave Hlubek, Duane Roland, Banner Thomas
  2. Respect Me in the Morning – Jimmy Farrar, Duane Roland
  3. Long Tall Sally – Robert Blackwell, Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman
  4. Loss of Control – Bruce Crump, Duane Roland, Banner Thomas
  5. All Mine – Banner Thomas
  6. Lady Luck – Dave Hlubek
  7. Power Play – Steve Holland
  8. Don’t Mess Around – Duane Roland, Banner Thomas
  9. Don’t Leave Me Lonely – Bruce Crump, Steve Holland
  10. Dead Giveaway – Dave Hlubek

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “United Artists” label released the self-titled, third Don McLean album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City and was produced by Ed Freeman.

Personnel:

  • Don McLean – guitar, vocals
  • Warren Bernhardt – piano
  • Dick Hyman – piano
  • Neil Larsen – piano
  • Ed Trickett – hammered dulcimer
  • Don Brooks – harmonica
  • Howard “Buzz” Feiten – guitar
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Bob Rothstein – bass, vocals
  • Russ Savakus – bass, violin, vocals
  • Chris Parker – drums
  • Ralph MacDonald – percussion, conga
  • George Ricci – cello
  • Ed Freeman – string arrangements
  • West Forty Fourth Street Rhythm and Noise Choir – chorus
  • Tom Flye, Dennis Ferrante, Ed Sprigg, Rod O’Brien – engineer
  • John Olson – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Don McLean, except where noted.

  1. Dreidel
  2. Bronco Bill’s Lament
  3. Oh, My What a Shame
  4. If We Try
  5. The More You Pay (The More It’s Worth)
  6. Narcisissima
  7. Falling Through Time
  8. On the Amazon – Vivian Ellis, Clifford Grey, Greatrex Newman
  9. Birthday Song
  10. The Pride Parade

On September 25, 1974.

On September 25, 1974, “Atlantic” label released “Nightmares…and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle”, the fifth J. Geils Band (The) album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Record Plant Studios” and “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by  Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf – lead vocals
  • J. Geils – guitar
  • Magic Dick – harmonica
  • Seth Justman – keyboards
  • Danny Klein – bass
  • Stephen Bladd – drums
  • George Jessel – spoken word vocals
  • Allan Blazek, Kevin Herron, Bill Szymczyk – engineer
  • Juke Joint Jimmy – assistance
  • Peter Himmelman – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman, except where noted.

  1. Detroit Breakdown
  2. Givin’ It All Up
  3. Must if Gost Lost
  4. Look Me in the Eye
  5. Nightmares
  6. Stop Down #39
  7. I’ll Be Coming Home
  8. Funky Judge – Andre Williams, Leo Hutton
  9. Getting’ Out

On September 9, 1975.

On September 9, 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Hotline”, the sixth J. Geils Band studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk, Allan Blazek, and Seth Justman.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals, arranger
  • Geils– guitar, arranger
  • Magic Dick– harmonica, arranger
  • Seth Justman– keyboards, arranger
  • Danny Klein– bass, arranger
  • Stephen Bladd – drums, arranger
  • Allan Blazek, Bill Szymczyk, David Thoener – engineer
  • Alex Sadkin – mastering
  • Juke Joint Jimmy – special assistance, photography
  • Peter Corriston – design
  • Louis Brooks – cover design
  • Peter Corriston – cover art concept

Track listing:

  1. Love-Ltis – Harvey Scales, Albert Vance
  2. Easy Way Out – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  3. Think It Over – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  4. Be Careful (What You Do) – John Brim
  5. Jealous Love – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  6. Mean Love – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf
  7. Orange Driver – Eddie “Guitar” Burns
  8. Believe in Me – Curtis Mayfield
  9. Fancy Footwork – Seth Justman, Peter Wolf

On March 16, 1978.

On March 16, 1978, “Epic” label released “You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can’t Tuna Fish”, the seventh REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded 1977–1978 at “Sound City Studios, Los Angeles, CA, vocals recorded at “Record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and “Paragon Recording Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Paul Grupp and John Boylan.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Cronin– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Gary Richrath– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Neal Doughty– piano, Hammond organ, Moog synthesizer
  • Bruce Hall– bass
  • Alan Gratzer – drums
  • Lon Price – saxophone
  • Angelle Trosclair, Denise McCall, Denny Henson, Tom Kelly– backing vocals
  • Paul Grupp – engineer
  • John Boylan– executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Cronin, except where noted.

  1. Roll With the Changes
  2. Time for Me to Fly
  3. Runnin’ Band – Debbie Mackron, Gary Richrath
  4. Blazin’ Your Own trail Again
  5. Sing to Me – Gary Richracht
  6. Lucky for You – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath
  7. Do You Know Where Your Woman is Tonight – Gary Richrath
  8. The Unidentified Flying Tuna Trot – Gary Richrath
  9. Say You Love Me or Say Goodnight – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “EMI” label released “Sanctuary”, the eighth J. Geils Band studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Longview Farms” in North Brookfield, Massachusetts, “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Seth Justman and Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf– vocals
  • John Geils– guitar
  • Magic Dick– harmonica
  • Seth Justman– vocals, keyboards
  • Danny Klein– bass
  • Stephen Bladd – vocals, drums
  • Paula Bisacca – layout design
  • David Brown, David Hewitt, Jon Mathias, Kooster McAllister, Frank Pavlich, David Thoener – engineer
  • Jesse Henderson, Jon Mathias – assistant engineer
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • Joe Brescio, Elliot Federman – mastering
  • Mike Ragogna – project director
  • David Richman – production coordionator
  • Seth Justman – arranger
  • Alen MacWeeney, Rob Van Petten – photography
  • John Tobler – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Seth Justman and Peter Wolf, except where noted.

  1. I Could Hurt You
  2. One Last Kiss
  3. Take it Back
  4. Sanctuary
  5. Teresa
  6. Wild Man
  7. I Can’t Believe You
  8. I Don’t Hang Around Much Anymore
  9. Just Can’t Stop Me

On July 16, 2002.

On July 16, 2002, “RCA” label released “Busted Stuff”, the fifth Dave Matthews Band album. It was recorded in 2002, at “Record Plant Studios” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Stephen Harris.

Personnel:

  • Dave Matthews– lead vocals,acoustic and electric guitars
  • Carter Beauford– drums
  • Stefan Lessard– bass guitar, dobro, piano, Hammond organ
  • LeRoi Moore– saxophone, penny whistle, flute
  • Boyd Tinsley– electric
  • John Nelson – engineering
  • John Alagía – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Danny Clinch, Catherine Dee – art direction, design
  • Thane Kerner – art direction, design, digital collage
  • Danny Clinch – photography
  • Gary Ashley – photography assistant
  • Jonathan Adler, Enrique Gonzalez Müller – assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by David J. Matthews.

  1. Busted Stuff
  2. Grey Street
  3. Where Are You Going
  4. You Never Know
  5. Captain
  6. Raven
  7. Grace is Gone
  8. Kit Kat Jam
  9. Digging a Ditch
  10. Big Eyed Fish
  11. Bartender

On April 25, 1999.

On April 25, 1999, “Warner Music” label released “Cuando los Ángeles Lloran”  (English: When the Angels Cry) the fourth Maná studio album. It was recorded in 1994 at “Record Plant Studios” in Hollywood, “Funny Farm Studios” in Studio City, Ca and “Puerta Azul-Mobile” in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and was produced by Fher Olvera and Alex González.

Personnel:

  • Fher Olvera– lead vocals, choir, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonics
  • Alex González– lead vocals, choir, drums, electric percussion
  • Juan Calleros– bass guitar
  • Sergio Vallín; acoustic and electric guitar, sitar coral
  • Juan Carlos Toribio – keyboards, piano, Hammond B-3 organ
  • Luis Conte – percussions
  • David Hidalgo – accordion
  • David Shamban – cello
  • Ramon Flores, Eric Jorgensen, Jene Burkert, Charles David – brass

Track listing:

  1. Como un Perro Enloquecido – Fher Olvera, Alex González
  2. Selva Negra – Fher Olvera
  3. Hundido En Un Rincón- Fher Olvera
  4. El Reloj Cucú- Fher Olvera
  5. Mis Ojos – Fher Olvera
  6. Ana – Fher Olvera
  7. Siembra el Amor – Fher Olvera
  8. Cuando los Ángeles Lloran – Fher Olvera
  9. Déjame Entrar – Fher Olvera
  10. No Ha Parado De Llover- Fher Olvera, Alex González
  11. Antifaz – Fher Olvera, Alex González
  12. El Borracho – Alex González

 

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Polydor” label released “We the People”, the third Ellen McIlwaine album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Record Plant Studios” and “Carnegie Hall” in New York City, and was produced by Peter K. Seigel.

Personnel:

  • Ellen McIlwaine- vocals, guitar, piano
  • Don Payne, Don Moore – bass
  • Jimmy Madison, Jerry Mercer- drums
  • Colin Tilton – saxophone
  • Candido- conga
  • West 44th Street Noise Choir – background vocals
  • The Persuasions- background vocals on

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellen McIlwaine except where noted.

  1. Ain’t No Two Ways About It (It’s Love)
  2. All to You
  3. Sliding
  4. Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune – Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  5. Farther Along – traditional
  6. I Don’t Want to Play
  7. Underground River
  8. Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven (But Nobody Wants To Die) – Al Fields, Tom Delaney, Timmie Rogers
  9. Jimmy Jean
  10. We the People

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Arista” label released “Radio Ethiopia”, the second Patti Smith Group studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jack Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar, design
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, bass, vocals, mixing
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, percussion, mixing, consultant
  • Ivan Kral– bass, guitar
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards, synthesizer, piano
  • Bob Irwin – mastering
  • Brian Sperber – engineering
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Jay Messina – mixing, engineer
  • Lynn Goldsmith– photography
  • Nancy Greenberg – design
  • Rod O’Brien, Sam Ginsberg – assistant engineer
  • Vic Anesini – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Ask the Angels – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  2. Ain’t It Strange – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  3. Poppies – Patti Smith, Richard Sohl
  4. Pissing in a River – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  5. Pumping (My Heart) – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral, Jay Dee Daugherty
  6. Distant Fingers – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier
  7. Radio Ethiopia – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  8. Abyssinia – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Richard Sohl