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In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Hi” label released “Call Me”, the sixth Al Green album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Royal Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Willie Mitchell and Al Green. In 2003, “VH1” TV network ranked it at number 70 on the list of the  “Greatest Albums of All Time”; the same year “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 289 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Al Green – vocals
  • Donna Rhodes – background vocals
  • Sandra Rhodes – background vocals
  • Archie Turner – piano
  • Al Jackson Jr.– drums
  • Charles Chalmers – background vocals, horn arrangements
  • Howard Grimes– drums
  • Jack Hale, Sr. – trombone
  • Charles Hodges– organ, piano
  • Leroy Hodges– bass
  • Mabon “Teenie” Hodges– guitar
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Ed Logan – tenor saxophone
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • The Memphis Strings – strings
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone, horn arrangements
  • Bud O’Shea – executive producer
  • Willie Mitchell– engineer
  • Eli Okun – executive producer
  • Cheryl Pawelski– assistant producer
  • Kathy Kinslow – assistant producer
  • Charles Levan – assistant producer
  • Margaret Goldfarb – assistant producer
  • Robert Gordon – liner notes
  • Jim Cummins – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Green; except where noted.

  1. Call Me (Come Back Home) – Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr. Willie Mitchell
  2. Have You Been Making Out O.K.
  3. Stand Up
  4. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Hank Williams
  5. Your Love Is Like the Morning Sun
  6. Here I Am (Come and Take Me) – Al Green, Teenie Hodges
  7. Funny How Time Slips Away – Willie Nelson
  8. You Ought to Be With Me – Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr. Willie Mitchell
  9. Jesus Is Waiting

 

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On April 22, 1991.

Shift Work

On April 22, 1991, “Phonogram” label released “Shift-Work”, the thirteen Fall album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, and was produced by Robert Gordon, Craig Leon and Grant Showbiz.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith– vocals
  • Craig Scanlon– guitar
  • Steve Hanley– bass guitar
  • Simon Wolstencroft– drums, keyboards
  • Kenny Brady – vocals, fiddle
  • Craig Leon– mixing; organ, guitar
  • Cassell Webb– backing vocals
  • Martin Bramah– guitar
  • Marcia Schofield – keyboards
  • Dave Bush – electronics
  • Robert Gordon – production
  • Pascal Le Gras– cover art

Track listing:

Earth’s Impossible Day

  1. So What About It? – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon, Simon Wolstencroft
  2. Idiot Joy Showland – Mark E. Smith, Steve Hanley
  3. Edinburgh Man – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon
  4. Pittsville Direkt – Mark E. Smith, Steve Hanley, Craig Scanlon
  5. The Book of Lies – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon
  6. The War Against Intelligence – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon

Notebooks Out Plagiarists

  1. Shift-Work – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon
  2. You Haven’t Found It Yet – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon
  3. The Mixer – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon, Robert Gordon
  4. A Lot of Wind – Mark E. Smith
  5. Rose – Mark E. Smith, Craig Scanlon
  6. Sinister Waltz – Mark E. Smith