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On May 24, 2019.

On May 24, 2019, “étienne” and “BMG” labels released “California Son”, the twelfth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded July – August 2018, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli.


  • Morrissey– lead vocals
  • Steve Aho – orchestration, music copying, musician contractor
  • Boz Boorer– acoustic guitar, electric rhythm guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
  • Joe Chiccarelli– recording, mixing, stylophone, drum programming
  • Roger Manning – electric piano, synthesisers, keyboards, backing vocals, string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Zac Rae– organ, upright piano, keyboards
  • Gustavo Manzur – synthesisers, accordion
  • Jesse Tobias– electric guitar, 12-string electric guitar, slide guitar, electric rhythm guitar, fuzz guitar, electric baritone guitar, backbeat guitar, acoustic guitar, ebow guitar
  • Dave Levita – acoustic guitar
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • Matthew Ira Walker – drums, drum programming
  • Valerie Pinkston – group vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – group vocals
  • Brigette Bryant – group vocals
  • Ed Droste– backing vocals
  • Billie Joe Armstrong– backing vocals
  • Ariel Engle– backing vocals
  • Sameer Gadhia– backing vocals
  • Petra Haden– backing vocals
  • LP– additional vocals
  • Lydia Night– backing vocals
  • Little Willie Iniesta – vocals, dog barking
  • Bill Mims – recording
  • Chris Dugan – additional engineering
  • Tim Kvasnosky– additional engineering
  • Marcus Paquin – additional engineering
  • Ryan Freeland – mixing
  • Ken Sluiter – mixing
  • Chris Allgood – mastering
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Lars Fox – digital editing
  • Liam Lynch – art, design
  • Michael Muller – front photography photography

Track listing:

  1. Morning Starship – Jobriath
  2. Don’t interrupt the Sorrow – Joni Mitchell
  3. Only a Pawn in Their Game – Bob Dylan
  4. Suffer the Little Children – Buffy Sainte – Marie
  5. Days of Decision – Phil Ochs
  6. It’s Over – Roy Orbison, Bill Dees
  7. Wedding Bell Blues – Laura Nyro
  8. Loneliness Remembers What happiness Forgets – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. Lady Willpower – Jerry Fuller
  10. When You Close Your Eyes – Carly Simon, Billy Mernit
  11. Lenny’s Tune – Tim Hardin
  12. Some Say I Got the Devil – Melanie Safka


On May 22, 1992.

On May 22, 1992, “Private Music” label released “Time Takes Time”, the tenth Ringo Starr album. It was recorded March – September 1991, February 1992, and was produced by Don Was, Jeff Lynne,   Peter Asher and Phil Ramone.


  • Ringo Starr– lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Jeff Lynne– guitars, bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mark Goldenberg, Waddy Wachtel– guitars
  • Andrew Gold, Roger Manning, Andy Sturmer– guitars, backing vocals
  • Michael Landau, David Grissom, Michael Thompson, Jeff Baxter– guitars
  • Mark Hart– guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Benmont Tench, Robbie Buchanan, Jeffrey Vanston, Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson, Bob Glaub, Neil Stubenhaus– bass
  • Peter Asher– tambourine, backing vocals
  • Mark Hudson– percussion, backing vocals
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Harry Nilsson– vocals
  • Raven Kane, Rosemary Butler, Valerie Carter, Terri Wood, Carmen Twillie, Wendy Fraser, Stephanie Spruill, Andrea Robinson, Bobbi Page, Doug Fieger, Berton Averre, Mark Hart, Craig Copeland, Naomi Star, Darlene Koldenhoven, Kathryn Cotter, Mark Warman, Brian Wilson, Doug Fieger, Brian O’Doherty – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Weight of the World – Brian O’Doherty, Fred Velez
  2. Don’t Know a Thing About Love – Richard Feldman, Stan Lynch
  3. Don’t Go Where the Road Don’t Go – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman, Gary Grainger
  4. Golden Blunders – Jonathan Auer, Kenneth Stringfellow
  5. All in the Name of Love – Jerry Lynn Williams
  6. After All These Years – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  7. I Don’t believe You – Andy Sturmer, Roger Manning
  8. Runaways – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  9. It’s a Heartbeat – Diane Warren
  10. What Goes Around – Rick Suchow



On August 7, 1990.

On August 7, 1990, “Charisma” label released “Bellybutton”, the debut Jellyfish album. It was recorded in 1990, at “Schnee Studios”, “Studio 55” and “Ocean Way Recording”, and was produced by Albhy Galuten and Jack Joseph Puig.


  • Andy Sturmer: lead and backing vocals, drums, guitar, keyboards
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr.- keyboards, piano, harpsichord, vocals
  • Jason Falkner – guitar, bass, backing vocals
  • Chris Manning – “Band Witchdoctor and Mime”
  • Steven Shane McDonald – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Roger Manning and Andy Sturmer, except where noted.

  1. The Man I Used to Be
  2. That Is Why
  3. The King Is Half-Undressed
  4. I Wanna Stay Home – Andy Sturmer
  5. She Still Loves Him
  6. All I Want Is Everything – Andy Sturmer
  7. Now She Knows She’s Wrong
  8. Bedspring Kiss
  9. Baby’s Coming Back – Andy Sturmer
  10. Calling Sarah


On November 3, 1998.


On November 3, 1998, “DGC Records” label released “Mutations”, the third Beck studio album. It was recorded March – April 1998, and was produced by Beck Hansen and Nigel Godrich. “Mutations” won “Grammy Award” for “Best Alternative Music Album”. “Mutations” was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.


  • Beck – guitar, harmonica, piano, glockenspiel, synthesizer, vocals, producer
  • Elliot Caine– trumpet
  • David Campbell– arranger, conductor, viola
  • Larry Corbett– cello
  • Warren Klein– sitar, tamboura
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • David Ralicke– flute, trombone
  • Nigel Godrich– producer, mixing
  • Smokey Hormel– guitar, percussion, background vocals, cuica
  • Joey Waronker– percussion, drums, synthesizer drums
  • Robert Fisher– art direction
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– bass, percussion, background vocals
  • Roger Manning– synthesizer, organ, keyboards, harpsichord, background vocals, percussion
  • John Sorenson– assistant engineer
  • Charlie Gross– photography
  • Autumn de Wilde– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck, except where noted.

  1. Cold Brains
  2. Nobody’s Fault but My Own
  3. Lazy Files
  4. Canceled Check
  5. We Live Again
  6. Tropicalia
  7. Dead Melodies
  8. Bottle of Blues
  9. O Maria
  10. Sing it Again
  11. Static

On November 5, 2002.

American IV

On November 4, 2002, “American Recordings” released “American IV: The Man Comes Around”, the 87th Johnny Cash album and the fourth one in the “American Recordings Series”. This was the last album released before his death in 2003. “American IV: The Man Comes Around” was recorded in 2002 at the “American Recording Studios”, and was produced by Rick Rubin and John Carter Cash. The album won “Album of the Year” award at the 2003 “CMA Awards” and was awarded platinum certification 2003 by the “R.I.A.A”. In 2004, Johnny Cash won “Grammy Award” for “Best Country Male Vocal Performance” for “Give My Love To Rose,” and the music video for “Hurt” won “Grammy Award” for “Best Short Form Video”.


  • Johnny Cash- vocals, guitars , arranger, adaptation
  • Don Henley- drums, keyboards, vocals
  • Fiona Apple- vocals
  • Nick Cave- vocals
  • Mike Campbell, John Frusciante, Randy Scruggs- guitars
  • Thom Bresh, Jeff Hanna, Kerry Marx, Marty Stuart – guitars
  • Smokey Hormel- guitars
  • Jack Clement- Dobro
  • Joey Waronker- drums
  • David R. Ferguson- Ukulele
  • Laura Cash – fiddle
  • Terry Harrington – clarinet
  • Benmont Tench- organ, piano, harmonium, keyboards, Mellotron, vibraphone, pipe organ, Wurlitzer
  • Roger Manning– piano, Harmonium, mellotron, chamberlin, orchestra bells
  • Billy Preston- piano
  • Christine Cano – art direction, design
  • Martyn Atkins – photography

Track listing

  1. The Man Comes Around – Johnny Cash
  2. Hurt – Reznor
  3. Give My Love to Rose – Johnny Cash
  4. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Paul Simon
  5. I Hung My Head – Sting
  6. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Ian MacColl
  7. Personal Jesus – Martin Gore
  8. In My Life – John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  9. Sam Hall – Ritter
  10. Danny Boy – Weatherly
  11. Desperado – Frey and Henley
  12. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Duet with Nick Cave- Williams
  13. Streets of Laredo – Traditional
  14. Wichita Lineman – Jimmy Webb
  15. Big Iron – Marty Robbins
  16. Tear Stained Letter – Johnny Cash
  17. We’ll Meet Again – Hughie Charles and Ross Parker