Tag Archives: Roy Orbison

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.

Personnel:

  • 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 April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, Matilda Genevieve Scaduto died aged 77. With her husband Diadorius Boudleaux Bryant wrote number of hits for The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison. Their songs were recorded by many artists including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Tonny Bennett, Grateful Dead, Simon and Garfunkel, Sarah Vaughan, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Gram Parson, Joan Jett, The Beach Boys, Elvis Costello, Count Basie, Lynn Anderson, Sonny James, Eddy Arnold, Bob Moore, Charley Pride, Nazareth, Jim Reeves, Leo Sayer, Jerry Lee Lewis, Cher, R.E.M. and Ray Charles.

On November 27, 1957.

On November 27, 1957, “Brunswick” label released “The Chirping Crickets”, the debut Crickets album. It was recorded February – September 1957, and was produced by Norman Petty.

Personnel:

  • Buddy Holly– lead and backing vocals, lead and acoustic guitar
  • Jerry Allison– drums, card-box percussion, backing vocals
  • Joe B. Mauldin– contrabass
  • Niki Sullivan– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Larry Welborn – contrabass
  • The Picks (Bill Pickering, John Pickering and Bob Lapham) – backing vocals
  • Ramona and Gary Tollett – backing vocals

 Track listing:

  1. Oh, Boy! – Sonny West, Bill Tilghman, Norman Petty
  2. Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  3. You’ve Got Love – Roy Orbison, Johnny Wilson, Norman Petty
  4. Maybe Baby – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  5. It’s Too Late – Chuck Willis
  6. Tell Me How – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, Jerry Allison
  7. That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, Jerry Allison
  8. I’m Looking for Someone to Love – Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  9. An Empty Cup (And a Broken Date) – Roy Orbison, Norman Petty
  10. Send Me Some Lovin’ – John Marascalco, Leo Price
  11. Last Night – Joe B. Mauldin, Norman Petty
  12. Rock Me Baby – Shorty Long, Susan Heather

In April 1959.

In April 1959, “Columbia” label released “Cliff”, the debut Cliff Richard (and his band the Drifters, later known as the Shadows) album. It was recorded 9 – 10 February 1959, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Norrie Paramor.

Personnel:

  • Cliff Richard– lead vocals
  • Hank Marvin– lead guitar
  • Bruce Welch- rhythm guitar
  • Jet Harris– bass guitar
  • Tony Meehan– drums
  • Mike Sammes Singers– background vocals
  • Malcolm Addey – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Apron Strings – George David Weiss, Aaron Schroeder
  2. My Babe – Willie Dixon
  3. Down the Line – Roy Orbison
  4. I Got a Feeling – Baker Knight
  5. Jet Black – Jet Harris
  6. Baby I Don’t Care – Leiber, Stoller
  7. Donna – Ritchie Valens
  8. Move It – Ian Samwell
  9. Ready Teddy – John Marascalco, Robert Blackwell
  10. Too Much – Lee Rosenberg, Bernard Weinman
  11. Don’t Bug Me Baby – Leon Luallen, Johnny Bragg
  12. Driftin’ – Hank Marvin
  13. That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison
  14. Be-Bop-A-Lula – Gene Vincent
  15. Danny – Ben Weisman, Fred Wise
  16. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On – Dave “Curly” Williams

On April 5, 2000.

On April 5, 2000, “Mercury” label released “Famous in the Last Century”, the twenty-fourth Status Quo studio album. It was recorded in 1999 – 2000, at “Astria Studios” and “ARSIS Studios”, and was produced by Mike Paxman.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi– vocals, lead guitar
  • Rick Parfitt– vocals, guitar
  • John Edwards- bass
  • Andy Bown- keyboards
  • Jeff Rich- drums

Track listing:

  1. Famous in the Last Century – Andy Bown
  2. Old Time Rock and Roll – George Jackson, Thomas E. Jones III
  3. Way Down – Martine
  4. Rave On! – Petty, William “Billy” Tilghman, Sunny West
  5. Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
  6. When I’m Dead and Gone – Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle
  7. Memphis, Tennessee – Chuck Berry
  8. Sweet Home Chicago – Johnson
  9. Crawling from the Wreckage – Parker
  10. Good Golly Miss Molly – Blackwell, Marascalco
  11. Claudette – Roy Orbison
  12. Rock’n Me – Miller
  13. Hound Dog – Leiber, Stoller
  14. Runaround Sue – DiMucci, Maresca
  15. Once Bitten Twice Shy – Ian Hunter
  16. Mony Mony – Bloom, Bo Gentry, James, Ritchie Cordell
  17. Famous in the Last Century – AndyBown

On September 1, 1965.

On September 1, 1965, “Parlaphone” label released the self-titled, third Hollies album. It was recorded November 1964 – July 1965, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Ron Richards.

Personnel:

  • Allan Clarke– vocals, harmonica
  • Bobby Elliott– drums
  • Eric Haydock– bass guitar
  • Tony Hicks– lead guitar, vocals
  • Graham Nash– rhythm guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Very Last Day – Noel Stookey, Peter Yarrow
  2. You Must Believe Me – Curtis Mayfield
  3. Put Yourself in My Place – Ransford
  4. Down the Line – Roy Orbison
  5. That’s My Desire – Carroll Loveday, Helmy Kresa
  6. Too Many People – Ransford
  7. Lawdy Miss Clawdy – Lloyd Price
  8. When I Come Home to You – Ransford
  9. Fortune Teller – Naomi Neville
  10. So Lonely – Ransford
  11. I’ve Been Wrong – Ransford
  12. Mickey’s Monkey – Holland-Dozier-Holland

 

On July 2, 1966.

On July 2, 1966, “MGM” label released “The Classic Roy Orbison”, the ninth Roy Orbison album. It was recorded in 1966, and was produced by Wesley Rose and Jim Vienneau.

Track listing:

  1. You’ll Never Be Sixteen Again
  2. Pantomime
  3. Twinkle Toes
  4. Losing You
  5. City Life
  6. Wait
  7. Growing Up
  8. Where Is Tomorrow
  9. (No) I’ll Never Get Over You – Roy Orbison
  10. Going Back to Gloria
  11. Just Another Name for Rock and Roll – Bill Dees
  12. Never Love Again – Rusty Kershaw, Doug Kershaw