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On September 13, 2013.

On September 13, 2013, “Mercury” label released “The Diving Board”, the twenty-ninth Elton John studio album. It was recorded January 2012 – January 2013, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by T-Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Elton John– piano, vocals
  • Jack Ashford– tambourine
  • Jay Bellerose– drums
  • George Bohanon– baritone horn, trombone, euphonium
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar
  • Keefus Ciancia– keyboards
  • Chuck Findley– flugelhorn
  • Bruce Fowler– trombone
  • Larry Goldings– Hammond organ B3
  • Darrell Leonard– horn arrangements, flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Bill Maxwell – BGV arrangements
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • David Plitch, Raphael Saadiq– bass guitar
  • Louis Price, Rose Stone, Perry Morgan, Judith Hill, Carmel Echols, Bill Cantos, Alvin Chea– backing vocals
  • William Roper – tuba
  • Luka Šulić, Stjepan Hauser– cello
  • Jason Wormer – recording, mixing
  • Jeff Gartenbaum, Chris Owens, Vanessa Parr – second engineer
  • Zachary Dawes, Chris Owens – assistant mixing engineer.
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering.
  • Zachary Dawes – equipment technician
  • Carl Lieberman – piano technician
  • Mat Maitland – art direction
  • Tim Barber – photography
  • Tony King – creative director

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bernie Taupin, all music by Elton John.

  1. Oceans Away
  2. Oscar WildeGets Out
  3. A Town Called Jubilee
  4. The Ballad of Blind Tom
  5. Dream #1
  6. My Quicksand
  7. Can’t Stay Alone Tonight
  8. Voyeur
  9. Home Again
  10. Take This Dirty Water
  11. Dream #2
  12. The New Fever Waltz
  13. Mexican Vacation (Kids in the Candlelight)
  14. Dream #3
  15. The Diving Board
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On June 7, 2005.

On June 7, 2005, “Koch” label released “Choose Love”, the fourteenth Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, and was produced by Ringo Starr and Mark Hudson.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– drums, percussion, vocals, intro/outro demo tape on “Oh My Lord”, organ, loop, additional photos
  • Mark Hudson– bass, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals,  keyboards, sax arrangement, harmonica
  • Gary Burr– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, backing vocals, bass, slide guitar
  • Mark Mirando – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Dan Higgins– horns, saxes, woodwinds
  • Gary Grant– horns
  • Jim Cox – horn arrangement, piano, sax arrangement, woodwind arrangement
  • Robert Randolph– lead guitar
  • Steve Dudas – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Billy Preston– piano, B3 organ, backing vocals
  • The Rose Stone Choir – backing vocals
  • Rose Stone – choirarrangement
  • Ringo Starr, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr – uboo drum band
  • John Amato– saxes
  • Chrissie Hynde– lead vocals
  • Barbara Starkey– devil voice
  • Dean Grakal – background vocals
  • Bruce Sugar – recording
  • Kevin Churko, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas – additional recording
  • Dave Way– mixing
  • Lior Goldenberg, Ghian Wright, Andy Brohard – assistant engineers
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Tyrone Drake – art direction, design
  • Barbara Starkey – cover photo
  • Barbara Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Edward AJAJ, Teness Herman – additional photos

Track listing:

  1. Fading In Fading Out – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  2. Give Me Back the Beat – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal
  3. Oh My Lord – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal
  4. Hard to Be True – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  5. Some People – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal
  6. Wrong All the Time – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  7. Don’t Hang Up – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  8. Choose Love – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  9. Me and You – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas
  10. Satisfied – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Nicholson
  11. The Turnaround – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal
  12. Free Drinks – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Dean Grakal

 

In July 1974.

In July 1974, “Epic” label released “Small Talk”, the seventh Sly and the Family Stone album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Sly Stone.

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone– vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica
  • Freddie Stone– background vocals, guitar
  • Rose Stone– background vocals, piano, keyboard
  • Cynthia Robinson– trumpet
  • Jerry Martini– saxophone
  • Pat Rizzo– saxophone
  • Sid Page– violin
  • Rusty Allen– bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark, Bill Lordan– drums
  • Little Sister (Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton) – background vocals
  • Karat Faye– engineer
  • Ed Bogas– string arranger
  • Norman Seeff– cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sylvester Stewart, save for “Small Talk”, written by Sylvester Stewart and W. Silva

  1. Small Talk
  2. Say You Will
  3. Mother Beautiful
  4. Time For Livin’
  5. Can’t Strain My Brain
  6. Loose Booty
  7. Holdin’ On
  8. Wishful Thinkin’
  9. Better Thee Than Me
  10. Livin’ While I’m Livin
  11. This is Love

On June 30, 1973.

Sly & the Family Stone-Fresh

On June 30, 1973, “Epic” label released “Fresh”, the sixth Sly and the Family Stone album. It was recorded 1972 –1973, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Sly Stone. The album cover photo was by Richard Avedon. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Fresh” at number 186 on its list of the “500 greatest albums of all time”

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone: vocals, organ, guitar, bass guitar, piano, harmonica, and more
  • Freddie Stone: vocals, guitar
  • Rose Stone: vocals, piano, keyboard
  • Cynthia Robinson: trumpet
  • Jerry Martini: saxophone
  • Pat Rizzo: saxophone
  • Rusty Allen: bass guitar
  • Larry Graham: bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark: drums
  • Little Sister(Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton): vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sly Stone, except where noted.

  1. In Time
  2. If You Want Me to Stay
  3. Let Me Have It All
  4. Frisky
  5. Thankful N’ Thoughtful
  6. Skin I’m In
  7. I Don’t Know (Satisfaction)
  8. Keep on Dancin
  9. Qué Será, Será (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) – Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
  10. If It Were Left Up to Me
  11. Babies Makin’ Babies

 

On May 3, 1969.

Stand

On May 3, 1969, “Epic” label released “Stand!”,the fourth Sly and the Family Stone studio album. It was recorded 1968 – 1969, at “Pacific High Recording Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Sly Stone. In 1986, “Stand!” was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 118 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone: vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica, vocoder, bass guitar
  • Freddie Stone: vocals, guitar
  • Larry Graham: vocals, bass guitar
  • Rose Stone: vocals, piano, keyboard
  • Cynthia Robinson: trumpet, vocal ad-libs, background vocals
  • Jerry Martini: saxophone, background vocals
  • Greg Errico: drums, background vocals
  • Little Sister(Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton): background vocals
  • Engineers: Don Puluse, Brian Ross-Myring, Phil Macey

Track listing:

All tracks by Sly Stone.

  1. Stand!
  2. Don’t Call Me Nigger, Whitey
  3. I Want to Take You Higher
  4. Somebody’s Watching You
  5. Sing a Simple Song
  6. Everyday People
  7. Sex Machine
  8. You Can Make It If You Try

 

On April 27, 1968.

Slyfamstone-dance

On April 27, 1968, “Epic” label released “Dance to the Music”,the second Sly and the Family Stone studio album. It was recorded in September 1967, and was produced by Sly Stone.

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone: vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica
  • Freddie Stone: vocals, guitar
  • Larry Graham: vocals, bass guitar
  • Rose Stone: vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Cynthia Robinson: trumpet, vocal ad-libs
  • Jerry Martini: saxophone
  • Greg Errico: drums
  • Little Sister(Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton): backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sylvester Stewart.

  1. Dance to the Music
  2. Higher
  3. I Ain’t Got Nobody (For Real)
  4. Dance to the Medley
  • Music Is Alive
  • Dance In
  • Music Lover
  1. Ride the Rhythm
  2. Color Me True
  3. Are You Ready
  4. Don’t Burn Baby
  5. I’ll Never Fall in Love Again

 

On November 20, 1971.

Theres a riot

On November 20.1971, “Epic” label released “There’s a Riot Goin’ On”, the fifth Sly and the Family Stone” studio album. It was recorded in 1970 and 1971, at the”Record Plant Studios” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Sly Stone. In 2003, “There’s a Riot Goin’ On” was ranked number 99 on “Rolling Stone” magazine’s list of the “500 greatest albums of all time”. The album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone (Sylvester Stewart)– arrangements, drums, drum programming, keyboard programming, synthesizers, guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals
  • Larry Graham– bass, backing vocals
  • Greg Errico– drums
  • Gerry Gibson – drums
  • Bobby Womack– guitar
  • Freddie Stone– guitar
  • Ike Turner– guitar
  • Billy Preston– keyboards
  • Jerry Martini– tenor saxophone
  • Cynthia Robinson– trumpet
  • Rose Stone– vocals, keyboards
  • Little Sister– backing vocals
  • Chris Hinshaw, Jack Ashkinazy, James Conniff, James Greene, Robert Gratts, Willie Greer, Rich Tilles – engineer
  • Lynn Ames, John Berg – artwork concept

All tracks  by Sylvester Stewart.

  1. Luv n’ Haight
  2. Just Like a Baby
  3. Poet
  4. Family Affair
  5. Africa Talks to You ‘The Asphalt Jungle’
  6. There’s a Riot Goin’ On
  7. Brave & Strong
  8. (You Caught Me) Smilin
  9. Time
  10. Spaced Cowboy
  11. Runnin’ Away
  12. Thank You for Talkin’ to Me Africa