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On February 11, 2014.

On February 11, 2014, “EMI Nashville” label released “The Outsiders”, the fourth Eric Church album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by Jay Joyce. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Church– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, lead vocals
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • T. Corenflos– electric guitar
  • Joanna Cotten, Jason Hall– background vocals
  • Barry Green – trombone
  • Lee Hendricks – bass guitar, baritone guitar, percussion, background vocals
  • Jeff Hyde – banjo, acoustic guitar, mandolin, background vocals
  • Jay Joyce– baritone guitar, bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, white noise generator, omnichord, Hammond C-3 organ, percussion, piano, pump organ, sound effects, synth mandolin, background vocals, Wurlitzer
  • Jason Sellers – background vocals
  • Bryan Sutton– bass-banjo, bouzouki, slide dobro, dobro, 12-string acoustic guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, octave mandolin, percussion, piano
  • Matthew Wheeler – background vocals
  • Craig Wright – drums, percussion, background vocals

Track listing:

  1. The Outsiders – Eric Church, Casey Beathard
  2. A Man Who Was Gonna Die Young – Eric Church, Jeremy Spillman
  3. Cold One – Eric Church, Lynn Hutton, Jeff Hyde
  4. Roller Coaster Ride – Eric Church, Jeff Hyde, Ryan Tyndekk
  5. Talladega – Eric Church, Luke Laird
  6. Broke Record – Eric Church, Jeff Hyde
  7. Like a Wrecking Ball – Eric Church, Casey Beathard
  8. That’s Damn Rock & Roll – Eric Church, Casey Beathard, Michael P. Heeney
  9. Dark Side – Eric Church, Travis Meadows Spillman
  10. Devil, Devil (Prelude: Princess of Darkness) – Eric Church, Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell
  11. Give Me Back My Hometown – Eric Church, Luke Laird
  12. The Joint – Eric Church, Casey Beathard
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On December 8, 1987.

On December 8, 1987, “Atlantic” label released “Inside Information”, the sixth Foreigner studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Right Track Recording” in New York City.and was produced by Frank Filipetti and Mick Jones. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Lou Gramm– vocals
  • Mick Jones– guitar, keyboards such as the Roland D-50 and Yamaha DX7, background vocals
  • Rick Wills– bass, background vocals
  • Dennis Elliott– drums
  • Tom Bailey– additional keyboards
  • Kevin Jones – Synclavier
  • Ian Lloyd, Mark Rivera – background vocals
  • Hugh McCracken– Spanish guitar
  • Sammy Merendino – electronic percussion
  • Peter-John Vettese– keyboards
  • Frank Filipetti – mixing
  • Billy Miranda – engineering assistant
  • Ted Jensen- mastering.
  • Kevin Jones – technical support
  • Warren Austerer – pre-production assistant
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • J. Camp – band photography
  • Roger Corbeau – front, back photography

Track listing:

 

  1. Can’t Wait – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  2. Say You Will – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  3. I Don’t Want to Live Without You – Mick Jones
  4. Counting Every Minute – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  5. Inside Information – Mick Jones
  6. The Beat of My Heart – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  7. Face to Face – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  8. Out of the Blue – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm, Rick Wills, Dennis Elliott
  9. A Night to Remember – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Island” label released “The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys”, the fifth Traffic studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Winwood. In 1996, the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood– lead vocals, guitar, piano, organ
  • Jim Capaldi– lead vocals and backing vocals, percussion
  • Chris Wood– saxophone, flute
  • Ric Grech– bass, violin
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • Mike Kellie– drums
  • Brian Humphries – engineer
  • Tony Wright– cover art
  • Richard Polak – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hidden Treasure – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  2. The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  3. Light Up or Leave Me Alone – Jim Capaldi
  4. Rock & Roll Stew – Ric Grech, Jim Gordon
  5. Many a Mile to Freedom – Steve Winwood, Anna Capaldi
  6. Rainmaker – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi

On October 6, 1998.

On October 6, 1998, “Capricorn” label released “Prolonging the Magic”, the third Cake studio album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by John McCrea. In 1999 the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • John McCrea– vocals, guitar, piano, organ, Moog, producing, arranging, design
  • Vince DiFiore – trumpet, background vocals, arranging
  • Gabe Nelson – bass, mandolin, guitar, piano, arranging
  • Todd Roper – drums, percussion, background vocals, arranging
  • Xan McCurdy, Rusty Miller – electric guitar
  • Tyler Pope, Chuck Prophet, Jim Campilongo– arranging, electric guitar
  • Ben Morss – arranging, piano
  • David Palmer– keyboards
  • Greg Vincent – pedal steel guitar
  • Mark Needham – additional percussion, engineering, mixing
  • Richard Lyman – musical saw
  • Joe Johnston, Jay Bowman, Gabriel Shepard,Justin Phelps, Scott Reams, Rafael Serrano – engineering
  • Kirt Shearer, Craig Long – engineering, mixing
  • Greg Brown – arranging
  • Keara Fallon – design
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John McCrea, except where noted.

  1. Satan Is My Motor – John McCrea, Gabriel Nelson, Tyler Pope
  2. Mexico
  3. Never There
  4. Guitar
  5. You Turn the Screws
  6. Walk On By
  7. Sheep Go to Heaven
  8. When You Sleep
  9. Hem of Your Garment
  10. Alpha Beta Parking Lot
  11. Let Me Go
  12. Cool Blue Reason
  13. Where Would I Be? – John McCrea, Gabriel Nelson, Joe Snook

On August 8, 2017.

On August 8, 2017, Glen Travis Campbell died aged 81. He was country and rock singer, musician, songwriter, television host, and actor. Campbell released more than 70 albums; sold 45 million records and won 12 “RIAA” Gold albums, four Platinum and one double-Platinum album. In 1967 Campbell won four “Grammy Awards” in the country and pop categories. In 2000, 2004 and 2009, Campbell won “Grammy Hall of Fame Awards and in 2012, he won the “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award”. He also won awards for “Male Vocalist of the Year” the “Country Music Association (CMA)” and the “Academy of Country Music (ACM)”, and took the “CMA’s” top award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year. In his 50 years long career, Campbell has recorded and performed with many famous musicians including Bobby Darin, Ricky Nelson, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, The Monkees, Nancy Sinatra, Merle Haggard,  Jan and Dean, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Phil Spector, Ricky Nelson and The Beach Boys.

On March 27, 2001.

On March 27, 2001, “Columbia” label released “Drops of Jupiter”, the second Train album. It was recorded 1999-2000, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. The album was certified 2× Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”, and 2x Platinum in Canada by the “CRIA: in Canada.

Personnel:

  • Pat Monahan- lead vocals, percussion, saxophone, trumpet, vibraphone
  • Jimmy Stafford – lead guitar, backing vocals, mandolin
  • Rob Hotchkiss- rhythm guitar, backing vocals, bass, harmonica
  • Charlie Colin – bass, backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Scott Underwood- drums, keyboards, percussion, programming
  • Paul Buckmaster- conductor, string arrangements, orchestral arrangements
  • Brendan O’Brien– keyboards
  • David Campbell- string arrangements
  • Carl Gorodetzky – violin, concert master, contractor
  • Suzie Katayama – cello, contractor
  • Chuck Leavell– piano
  • Michael Markman – violin
  • Bob Mason – cello
  • Fleming McWilliams- backing vocals
  • Dan Smith – cello
  • Kris Wilkinson – viola
  • Evan Wilson – viola
  • Tim Devine- A&R
  • Joel Zimmerman – art direction
  • Stephen Saper – authoring
  • Arnie Pustilnik – direction
  • David Bryant – engineer
  • Steve Churchyard– engineer
  • Nick DiDia– engineer
  • Ryan Williams – engineer
  • Karl Egsieker – assistant engineer
  • Steve Genewick – assistant engineer
  • Tony Hernandez – illustrations
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Ralf Strathmann – photography
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing
  • Erin Haley – production coordination
  • Cheryl Mondello – production coordination

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Monahan, Jimmy Stafford, Rob Hotchkiss, Charlie Colin and Scott Underwood.

  1. She’s on Fire
  2. I Wish You Would
  3. Drops of Jupiter
  4. It’s About You
  5. Hopeless
  6. Respect
  7. Let it Roll
  8. Something More
  9. Whipping Boy
  10. Getaway
  11. Mississippi

On August 13, 2002.

October road

On August 13, 2002, “Columbia” label released “October Road”, the fifteenth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, and was produced by Russ Titelman. In November 2002, the album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – vocals, guitar
  • Harry Allen– tenor saxophone
  • Karen Bakunin – viola
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Clifford Carter– organ, keyboards, piano, synth rhodes, synth organ, string pad
  • Valerie Carter– backing vocals, chorus
  • Chiara Civello– backing vocals, piano
  • Luis Conte– percussion
  • Ry Cooder– guitar
  • Cenovia Cummins – violin
  • Brian Dembow – viola
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Stuart Duncan – violin
  • Michael Eisenstein – chorus
  • Stephen Erdody – cello
  • Walt Fowler – trumpet
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Julie Ann Gigante – violin
  • Larry Goldings – piano
  • Nina Gordon– chorus
  • Alan Grunfeld – violin
  • Kay Hanley – chorus
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Paula Hochhalter – cello
  • Carrie Holzman-Little – viola
  • Jimmy Johnson– bass
  • Karen Jones – violin
  • Robbie Kilgore – piano
  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • Michael Landau– guitar
  • David Lasley– backing vocals, chorus
  • Josh Lattanzi – chorus
  • Natalie Leggett – violin
  • M Hans Liebert – synth conga, piano, synth percussion
  • Yo-Yo Ma– cello
  • Bobby Mann– guitar
  • Lou Marini– saxophone
  • Kate Markowitz– backing vocals, chorus
  • Liane Mautner – violin
  • Arnold McCuller– backing vocals, chorus
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards, synthesizer, synth bagpipes, penny whistle, percussion, string pad
  • Mark O’Connor– violin
  • Robin Olson – violin
  • John Pizzarelli– guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes– keyboards
  • Steve Scully – chorus
  • Richard Sebring – French horn
  • John Sheldon – guitar harmonics
  • Richard Sortomme – violin
  • Caroline Taylor – backing vocals
  • Sally Taylor– backing vocals
  • Donna Tecco – violin
  • Belinda Whitney – violin
  • Margaret Wooten – violin
  • Kenneth Yerke – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor except where noted.

  1. September Grass – John I. Sheldon
  2. October Road
  3. On the 4th of July
  4. Whenever You’re Ready
  5. Belfast to Boston
  6. Mean Old Man
  7. My Traveling Star
  8. Raised Up Family
  9. Carry Me on My Way
  10. Caroline I See You
  11. Baby Buffalo
  12. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Martin, R. Blane