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On October 24, 2006.

On October 24, 2006, “Record Collection” label released “Pussy Cats Starring the Walkmen”, the fourth Walkmen studio album. It is song cover of the 1974 Harry Nilsson album “Pussy Cats” which was produced by John Lennon.

Personnel:

  • Matt Barrick– conga, drums, maracas, tambourine, cowbell, wood block
  • Peter Bauer– organ, farfisa organ, Vox Continental
  • Hamilton Leithauser– vocals, acoustic guitar, glockenspiel, electric guitar, handwriting
  • Walter Martin– acoustic guitar, bass, kazoo, maracas, organ, piano, tambourine, triangle, vibraslap, cowbell, fuzz bass, slide whistle
  • Quentin Stoltzfus– vocals
  • Alex Waterman– cello, string arrangements
  • Dana Lyn– viola
  • Rob Moose – violin
  • Paul Maroon– piano, electric guitar
  • Chris Colbert, Kevin McMahon– engineer, mixing
  • Elijah Thomson– assistant engineer, mixing assistant

Track listing:

  1. Many Rivers to Cross – Jimmy Cliff
  2. Subterranean Homesick Blues – Bob Dylan
  3. Don’t Forget Me – Harry Nilsson
  4. All My Life – Harry Nilsson
  5. Old Forgotten Soldier- Harry Nilsson
  6. Save the Last Dance – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  7. Mucho Mungo/Mt. Elga – John Lennon, Harry Nilsson
  8. Loop De Loop – Ted Vann
  9. Black Sails – Harry Nilsson
  10. Rock Around the Clock – Jimmy DeKnight, Max C. Freedman

 

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In April 1960.

In April 1960, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, tenth Bill Haley and His Comets album. It was recorded in January 1960, in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.

Personnel:

  • Bill Haley– rhythm guitar
  • Franny Beecher– lead guitar
  • Billy Williamson– steel guitar
  • Johnny Grande– piano
  • Ralph Jones– drums
  • Rudy Pompilli- tenor saxophone
  • Al Rappa- bass guitar

Personnel:

  1. Crazy Man Crazy – Bill Haley
  2. Kansas City- Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  3. Love Letters in the Sand- Fred Coots, Nick Kenny, Charles Kenny
  4. Shake, Rattle and Roll- Charles Calhoun
  5. I’m in Love Again- Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino
  6. Stagger Lee– traditional, arranged by Lloyd Price
  7. Rock Around the Clock- Jimmy DeKnight, Max Freedman
  8. I Almost Lost My Mind- Ivory Joe Hunter
  9. Blue Suede Shoes- Carl Perkins
  10. My Special Angel- Jimmy Duncan
  11. Blueberry Hill- Vincent Rose, Larry Stock, Al Lewis
  12. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On- Dave “Curlee” Williams