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On September 16. 2018.

On September 16, 2018, Maartin Allcock died aged 61. He was a musician (violin, guitar, bass, keyboards, pipes), and record producer, best known as a member of Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull, and The Mission. As a musician, he recorded with a number of bands and musicians including Ralph McTell, Simon Nicol, Kieran Halpin, Beverley Craven, Steve Ashley, Dan Ar Braz, Robert Plant, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Les Barker, Ashley Hutchings, Billy Connolly, Judith Durhamlin, Steve Tilston, Maggie Boyle, Chris Leslie, The Simon Mayor Quintet, WAZ!, Dave Pegg, Steve Gibbons, David Hughes, Sally Barker, Emily Slade, Alistair Russell, John Wright, Swarb’s Lazarus, Mike Billington, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Scott Doonican, Dave Burland, and Lisa Starnini. Allcock released four solo albums.

On September 13, 2010.

On September 13, 2010, “Decca” label released “Band of Joy”, the ninth Robert Plant studio album. It was recorded in 2010 and was produced by Robert Plant and Buddy Miller.

Personnel:

  • Robert Plant– lead and backing vocals
  • Bekka Bramlett– backing vocals
  • Marco Giovino– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Patty Griffin– vocals, backing vocals
  • Byron House – bass guitar
  • Buddy Miller– electric guitar, baritone guitar, 6-string bass guitar, mandoguitar, backing vocals
  • Darrell Scott– acoustic guitar, mandolin, octave mandolin, banjos, accordion, pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Angel Dance – David Hidalgo, Louie Perez
  2. House of Cards – Richard Thompson
  3. Central Two-O-Nine – Robert Plant, Buddy Miller, Jason Friedman
  4. Silver Rider – Zachary Micheletti, Mimi Parker, Alan Sparhawk
  5. You Can’t Buy My Love – Billy Babineaux, Bobby Babineaux
  6. Falling in Love Again – Dillard Crume, Andrew Kelly
  7. The Only Sound That Matters – Gregory Vanderpool
  8. Monkey – Zachary Micheletti, Mimi Parker, Alan Sparhawk
  9. Cindy, I’ll Marry You Someday – traditional, arranged by Robert Plant, Buddy Miller
  10. Harm’s Swift Way – Townes Van Zandt
  11. Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down – traditional, arranged by Robert Plant, Buddy Miller
  12. Even This Shall Pass Away – Theodore Tilton, traditional, arranged by Robert Plant, Buddy Mille

On August 12, 2010.

On August 12, 2010, Richard “Richie” Hayward died aged 64. He was a musician (drums), best known as the drummer of Little Feat. Hayward recorded and performed with many artists including Paul Rodgers, The Doobie Brothers, Bob Dylan, Peter Frampton, Buddy Guy, Arlo Guthrie, Al Kooper, Linda Ronstadt, Bob Seger, Carly Simon, Nancy Sinatra, Stephen Stills, Tom Waits, John Cale, Warren Zevon, Warren HaynesJoan Armatrading, Delaney Bramlett, Kim Carnes, Eric Clapton, Ry Cooder, James Cotton,  Jonny Lang, Barbra Streisand, Eric Lynn, Nils Lofgren, Taj Mahal, Coco Montoya, Robert Palmer, Van Dyke Parks, Robert Plant, Helen Watson, and Jimmy Herring.

On January 13, 2017.

On January 13, 2017, “Universal Music Group” label released “Piano Portraits”, album by Rick Wakeman. It was recorded July – August 2016, at “The Old Granary Studio” in Norfolk, UK, and was produced by Rick Wakeman.

Personnel:

  • Rick Wakeman– Steinway Model D concert grand piano
  • Erik Jordan – engineer
  • Ian Brown – project co-ordinator
  • Stylorouge – design
  • Rob O’Connor – photographer
  • Dick Beetham – mastering at 360 Mastering

Track listing:

  1. Help – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  2. Stairway to Heaven – Robert Plant, Jimmy Page
  3. Life on Mars – David Bowie
  4. I’m Not in Love – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  5. Wonderous Stories – Jon Anderson
  6. Berceuse – Gabriel Fauré, arr. Rick Wakeman
  7. Amazing Grace – traditional, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  8. Swan Lake – Peter Tchaikovsky, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  9. Morning Has Broken – traditional, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  10. Summertime – George Gershwin
  11. Space Oddity – David Bowie
  12. Dance of the Damselflies – Rick Wakeman
  13. Clair de Lune – Claude Debussy, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  14. I Vow to Thee, My Country – Gustav Holst, arr. by Rick Wakeman
  15. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney

On November 24, 2008.

On November 24, 2008, Michael Gary Pearson aka Michael Lee died aged 39. He was drummer who toured and recorded with many famous musicians and music acts, including Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, The Cult, Echo & the Bunnymen, Aerosmith, Lenny Kravitz, Jeff Martin, Little Angels,  Ian Gillan, The Quireboys and Thin Lizzy.

On September 26, 2006.

On September 26, 2006, “Artists First“label released “Last Man Standing”, the 39th studio Jerry Lee Lewis album. It was recorded in “Phillips Studio” and “Sun Studio” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Jimmy Ripp and Steve Bing. The album consists of duets between Jerry Lee Lewis and some of the biggest names in rock and country music.

Track listing:

  1. Rock and Roll – John Paul Jones, John Bonham, James Patrick Page, Robert Plant / duet with Jimmy Page
  2. Before the Night Is Over – Benjamin Peters / duet with B.B. King
  3. Pink Cadillac – Bruce Springsteen / duet with Bruce Springsteen
  4. Evening Gown – Mick Jagger / duet with Mick Jagger and Ron Wood
  5. You Don’t Have to Go – James Matcher Reed / duet with Neil Young
  6. Twilight – Robbie Robertson, David Campbell / duet with Robbie Robertson
  7. Travelin’ Band – John Fogerty / duet with John Fogerty
  8. That Kind of Fool – Mack Vickery / duet with Keith Richards
  9. Sweet Little 16 – Chuck Berry / duet with Ringo Starr
  10. Just a Bummin’ Around – Pete Graves / duet with Merle Haggard
  11. Honky Tonk Woman – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards / duet with Kid Rock
  12. What’s Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made a Loser Out of Me) – Glenn Sutton – duet with Rod Stewart
  13. Don’t Be Ashamed of Your Age – Cindy Walker, Bob Wills / duet with George Jones
  14. Couple More Years – Dennis Locorriere, Shel Silverstein / duet with Willie Nelson
  15. Old Glory – Paul Roberts, Shelby Darnell, Jerry Lee Lewis / duet with Toby Keith
  16. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones / duel with Eric Clapton
  17. I Saw Her Standing There – John Lennon, Paul McCartney / duet with Little Richard
  18. Lost Highway – Leon Payne / duet with Delaney Bramlett
  19. Hadacohl Boogie – Bill Nettles / duet with Buddy Guy
  20. What Makes the Irish Heart Beat – Van Morrison / duet with Don Henley
  21. The Pilgrim Ch. 33 – Kris Kristofferson / duet with Kris Kristofferson

 

In August 1975.

In August 1975, “United Artists” label released “Acid Queen”, the second Tina Turner solo album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Denny Diante, Spencer Proffer and Ike Turner.

Personnel:

  • Tina Turner– lead vocals
  • Ike Turner– vocals, arranger
  • Ed Greene– drums
  • Henry Davis – bass guitar
  • Ray Parker Jr.– guitars
  • Spencer Proffer – guitars, arranger
  • Jerry Peters– keyboard instruments
  • Clarence McDonald– keyboards
  • Jeffrey Marmelzat  – keyboards, arranger
  • Joe Clayton – congas
  • Alan Lindgren – Arp, Moog synthesizer, string ensemble

Track listing:

  1. Under My Thumb – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  2. Let’s Spend the Night Together – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  3. Acid Queen – Pete Townshend
  4. I Can See for Miles – Pete Townshend
  5. Whole Lotta Love – John Bonham, Willie Dixon, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  6. Baby Get It On – Ike Turner
  7. Bootsy Whitelaw – Ike Turner
  8. Pick Me Tonight – Ike Turner
  9. Rockin’ and Rollin’ – Ike Turner

On October 23, 2007.

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On October 23. 2007, “Rounder” label released “Raising Sand”, album by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. It was recorded in 2007, at “Sound Emporium” in  Nashville; “Electro Magnetic Studios” and “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles; “Sage & Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by T Bone Burnett. The album was certified Platinum in UK by “BPI”; Platinum in the US by “RIIA”, and Platinum in Sweden by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • Robert Plant– vocals
  • Alison Krauss– vocals, fiddle
  • Riley Baugus– banjo
  • Jay Bellerose– drums
  • Norman Blake– acoustic guitar
  • T Bone Burnett– acoustic and electric guitar, six-string bass guitar
  • Dennis Crouch – acoustic bass
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Marc Ribot– acoustic guitar, banjo, dobro, electric guitar
  • Mike Seeger– autoharp
  • Patrick Warren– Keyboards, pump organ, toy piano
  • Gavin Lurssen– mastering engineering
  • Stacy Parrish– audio engineering
  • Mike Piersante– audio engineering, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Rich Woman – Dorothy LaBostrie, McKinley Millet
  2. Killing the Blues – Roly Jon Salley
  3. Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us – Sam Phillips
  4. Polly Come Home – Gene Clark
  5. Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On) – The Everly Brothers
  6. Through the Morning, Through the Night – Gene Clark
  7. Please Read the Letter – Charlie Jones, Michael Lee, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
  8. Trampled Rose – Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits
  9. Fortune Teller – Allen Toussaint
  10. Stick With Me Baby – Mel Tillis
  11. Nothin – Townes Van Zandt
  12. Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson – Milton Campbell
  13. Your Long Journey – Doc Watson, Rosa Lee Watson

 

On September 8, 2014.

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On September 8, 2014, “Nonesuch/Warner Bros” labels released “Lullaby and the Ceaseless Roar”, the tenth Robert Plant solo album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Helium Studios” in Wiltshire; “Real World Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Plant.

Personnel:

  • Robert Plant– vocals, production
  • The Sensational Space Shifters (as backing band):
  • Justin Adams– bendirs, djembe, guitars, tehardant, background vocals
  • Liam “Skin” Tyson– banjo, guitar, background vocals.
  • John Baggott – keyboards, loops, moog bass, piano, tabla, background vocals
  • Juldeh Camara– kologo, ritti, Fulani vocals
  • Billy Fuller – bass, drum programming, omnichord, upright bass
  • Dave Smith – drum set
  • Julie Murphy– vocals
  • Nicola Powell – background vocals
  • Tim Oliver – recording, mixing
  • Tim Holmes – recording
  • Tchad Blake– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Brett Kilroe, Geoffrey Hanson – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Little Maggie – Traditional, arranged by Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller, Dave Smith, Liam “Skin” Tyson
  2. Rainbow – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller,Liam “Skin” Tyson
  3. Pocketful of Golden – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller,Liam “Skin” Tyson, Juldeh Camara
  4. Embrace Another Fall – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller, Dave Smith, Liam “Skin” Tyson
  5. Turn it Up – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller, Dave Smith, Liam “Skin” Tyson
  6. A Stolen Kiss – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller, Liam “Skin” Tyson
  7. Somebody There – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller, Dave Smith, Liam “Skin” Tyson
  8. Poor Howard – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller,Liam “Skin” Tyson, Juldeh Camara
  9. House of Love – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller, Dave Smith, Liam “Skin” Tyson
  10. Up on the Hollow Hill (Understanding Arthur) – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller, Liam “Skin” Tyson
  11. Arbaden (Maggie’s Babby) – Robert Plant, Justin Adams, John Baggott, Billy Fuller,Liam “Skin” Tyson, Juldeh Camara

 

On July 16, 2002.

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On July 16, 2002, “Mercury” label released “Dreamland”, the seventh Robert Plant solo album and the first with his band “Strange Sensation”. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, and was produced by Phill Brown and Robert Plant.

Personnel:

  • Robert Plant– vocals
  • John Baggott – keyboards,string arrangement
  • Porl Thompson– guitar
  • Justin Adams- guitars, gimbri, darbuka
  • Charlie Jones- bass
  • Clive Deamer- drums, percussion
  • J. Cole- pedal steel guitar
  • Raj Das, May Clee Cadman,Ginny Clee – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Plant, Justin Adams, Clive Deamer, John Baggott, Charlie Jones and Porl Thompson, except where noted.

  1. Funny in My Mind (I Believe I’mFixin’ to Die) – Bukka White, Robert Plant, Justin Adams, Clive Deamer, Baggott, Charlie Jones, Porl Thompson
  2. Morning Dew – Bonnie Dobson,Tim Rose
  3. One More Cup of Coffee – Bob Dylan
  4. Last Time I Saw Her
  5. Song to the Siren – Tim Buckley
  6. Win My Train Fare Home (If I Ever Get Lucky)
  7. Darkness, Darkness – Jesse Colin Young
  8. Red Dress
  9. Hey Joe – Billy Roberts
  10. Skip’s Song – Skip Spence