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In August 1983.

In August 1983, “Some Bizzare” label released “Torment and Toreros”, the second Marc and the Mambas studio album. It was recorded January – May 1983, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Marc Almond.


  • Marc Almond – vocals, guitar, percussion, mixing
  • Annie Hogan – vocals, piano, harpsichord, Farfisa organ
  • Steve Sherlock – flute, saxophone
  • Lee Jenkinson – vocals, bass, guitar, drums
  • Matt Johnson – guitar
  • Peter Ashworth – drums, timpani
  • Frank Want – drums
  • The Venomettes – string arrangements

       Anne Stephenson – violin

       Ginny Hewes – violin

       Martin McCarrick – cello

       Billy McGee – double bass

  • Flood – mixing
  • Huw Feather – design
  • Peter Ashworth – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marc Almond, except where noted.

  1. Intro – Marc Almond, Sally Mambas
  2. Boss Cat – lyrics by Marc Almond, music by Anne Stephenson, Ginny Hewes
  3. The Bulls – Jacques Brel
  4. Catch a Fallen Star
  5. The Animal in You – Marc Almond, Sally Mambas
  6. In My Room – Joaquin Prieto, English lyrics by Lee Pockriss, Paul Vance
  7. First Time
  8. (Your Love Is A) Lesion
  9. My Former Self – Marc Almond, Annie Hogan
  10. Once Was – Marc Almond, The Venomettes
  11. The Untouchable One – Marc Almond, Lee Jenkinson
  12. Blood Wedding – traditional Spanish song
  13. Black Heart – Marc Almond, Annie Hogan
  14. Medley: Narcissus/Gloomy Sunday/Vision – Marc Almond, Steve Sherlock, Sam M. Lewis, Rezső Seress, Peter Hammill
  15. Torment – Marc Almond, Steven Severin, Robert Smith
  16. A Million Manias – Marc Almond, Foetus
  17. My Little Book of Sorrows
  18. Beat out that Rhythm on a Drum – Georges Bizet, Oscar Hammerstein II

On November 21, 1995.

On November 21, 1995, “DIW” label released “Don’t Blame Me”, the seventh Marc Ribot album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, in New York City, and was produced by Marc Ribot.


  • Marc Ribot – guitars

Track listing:

  1. I’m in the Mood for Love – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
  2. Noise 1 – Marc Ribot
  3. Don’t Blame Me – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
  4. Ghosts – Albert Ayler
  5. Spigot – Marc Ribot
  6. Body and Soul – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
  7. Bouncin’ Around – Gus Deloof
  8. Solitude – Eddie DeLange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
  9. Dinah – Harry Akst, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  10. Song for Ché – Charlie Haden
  11. These Foolish Things – Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey
  12. Noise 2 – Marc Ribot
  13. Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern

In August 1958.

In August 1958, “Verve” label released “Tormé”, the ninth Mel Tormé album. It was recorded in June 1958 and was produced by Norman Granz.


  • Mel Tormé- vocals
  • Marty Paich- arranger, conductor

Track listing:

  1. That Old Feeling – Lew Brown, Sammy Fain
  2. Gloomy Sunday – Sam M. Lewis, Rezso Seress
  3. Body and Soul – Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour
  4. Nobody’s Heart – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  5. I Should Care – Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston
  6. The House Is Haunted (by the Echo of Your Last Goodbye) – Basil Adlam, Billy Rose
  7. Blues in the Night – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  8. I Don’t Want to Cry Anymore – Victor Schertzinger
  9. Where Can I Go Without You? – Peggy Lee, Victor Young
  10. How Did She Look? – Gladys Shelley, Abner Silver
  11. ‘Round Midnight – Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
  12. I’m Gonna Laugh You Right out of My Life – Cy Coleman, Joseph McCarthy

On May 12, 2010.

On May 12, 2010, “ECM” label released “Jasmine”, the 72nd Keith Jarret album. It was recorded in 2007 at Jarrett’s home studio in Oxford Township, New Jersey, during the recording of a documentary about Haden. The album was produced by Keith Jarrett and Manfred Eicher.


  • Charlie Haden– double bass
  • Keith Jarrett– piano
  • Christoph Stickel, Manfred Eicher – mastering
  • Mayo Bucher – cover artwork
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Rose Anne Jarrett – photography

Track listing:

  1. For All We Know – Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis
  2. Where Can I Go Without You – Peggy Lee, Victor Young
  3. No Moon at All – Redd Evans, David A. Mann
  4. One Day I’ll Fly Away – Will Jennings, Joe Sample
  5. Intro/I’m Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life – Cy Coleman, Joseph McCarthy
  6. Body and Soul – Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour
  7. Goodbye – Gordon Jenkins
  8. Don’t Ever Leave Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern

On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, “Delmark” label released “It’s Magic”, album by Sonny Stitt. It was recorded in 1969, at “P.S. Studio” in Chicago, and was produced by Robert G. Koester.


  • Sonny Stitt- alto and tenor saxophone, varitone
  • Don Patterson- organ
  • Billy James – drums

Track listing:

  1. Four – Miles Davis
  2. On Green Dolphin Street – Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington
  3. Parker’s Mood – Charlie Parker
  4. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton
  5. Shake Your Head – Bob Gerow, Sammy Cahn
  6. It’s Magic – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  7. Getting Sentimental Over You – George Bassman, Ned Washington
  8. Just Friends – John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis
  9. Body and Soul – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
  10. They Can’t Take That Away from Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

On February 9, 1980.

On February 9, 1980, “ZE” label released “Queen of Siam”, the debut Lydia Lunch album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Blank Tape Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Blank and Lydia Lunch.


  • Lydia Lunch – vocals, guitar, piano, arrangements
  • Dougie Bowne – drums
  • Pat Irwin– backing vocals, instruments, arrangement
  • Robert Quine– guitar
  • Jack Ruby (George Scott III)– bass guitar
  • Billy Ver Planck – arrangements with Billy Ver Planck Orchestra
  • Bob Blank – mixing, recording
  • Michael Zilkha- executive producer
  • George DuBose – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lydia Lunch, except where noted.

  1. Mechanical Flattery
  2. Gloomy Sunday – Sam M. Lewis, Rezső Seress
  3. Tied and Twist
  4. Spooky – Buddy Buie, James Cobb, Harry Middlebrooks, Jr., Mike Shapiro
  5. Los Banditos
  6. Atomic Bongos – Pat Irwin, Lydia Lunch
  7. Lady Scarface
  8. A Cruise to the Moon
  9. Carnival Fat Man
  10. Knives in the Drain – Grant, Lydia Lunch
  11. Blood of Tin

On August 13, 1962.

On August 13, 1962, “Columbia” label released “The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin”, the third  Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April 27; May 4–5; May 11, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Robert Mersey.


  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Robert Mersey- personal supervisor, arrangements, conductor
  • Don Hunstein – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry, Baby – Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger
  2. Try a Little Tenderness – James Campbell and Reginald Connelly, Harry M. Woods
  3. I Apologize – Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Ed Nelson
  4. Without the One You Love – Aretha Franklin
  5. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, B.G. DeSylva
  6. I’m Sitting on Top of the World – Ray Henderson, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  7. Just for a Thrill – Lil Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye
  8. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.
  9. I’m Wandering – Berry Gordy, Jr., Tyran Carlo
  10. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin
  11. I Don’t Know You Anymore – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
  12. Lover Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II


On April 28, 1998.

On April 28, 1998, “Telarc” label released “Oscar and Benny”, album by Oscar Peterson and Benny Green. It was recorded in September 1997, and was produced by Robert Woods and Elaine Marlone.


  • Oscar Peterson– piano
  • Benny Green– piano
  • Ray Brown– double bass
  • Gregory Hutchinson– drums

Track listing:

  1. For All We Know – Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis
  2. When Lights Are Low – Benny Carter, Spencer Williams
  3. Yours Is My Heart Alone – Ludwig Herzer, Franz Lehár, Beda Fritz Loehner
  4. Here’s That Rainy Day – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  5. The More I See You – Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
  6. Limehouse Blues – Philip Braham, Douglas Furber
  7. Easy Does It – Sy Oliver, Trummy Young
  8. Someday My Prince Will Come – Frank Churchill, Larry Morey
  9. Scrapple from the Apple – Charlie Parker
  10. Jitterbug Waltz – Richard Maltby, Jr., Fats Waller
  11. Barbara’s Blues – Oscar Peterson

On March 19, 1962.

On March 19, 1962, “Columbia” label released “The Electrifying Aretha Franklin”, the second Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded July – December 1961, January 1962, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by John H. Hammond.


  • Aretha Franklin– vocals, piano
  • John H. Hammond– personal supervisor
  • Richard Wess – arrangements

Track listing:

  1. You Made Me Love You – Joe McCarthy, James Vincent Monaco
  2. I Told You So – John Leslie McFarland
  3. Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody – Sam M. Lewis, Jean Schwartz, Joe Young
  4. Nobody Like You – James Cleveland
  5. Exactly Like You – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  6. It’s So Heartbreakin’ – John Leslie McFarland
  7. Rough Lover – John Leslie McFarland
  8. Blue Holiday – Willie Denson, Luther Dixon
  9. Just for You – Bailey, John Leslie McFarland
  10. That Lucky Old Sun(Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) – Haven Gillespie, Harry Beasley Smith
  11. I Surrender, Dear – Harry Barris, Gordon Clifford
  12. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer

On January 5, 1969.

On January 5, 1959, “Decca” label released “Bill Haley’s Chicks”, the eight Bill Haley & His Comets album. It was recorded February – June, 1958, in New York City, and was produced by Milt Gabler.


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

Track listing:

  1. Whoa Mabel! – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  2. Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider – Eddie Leonard, Eddie Munson
  3. Eloise – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  4. Dinah – Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young, Harry Akst
  5. Skinny Minnie – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  6. Mary Mary Lou – Cayet Mangiaracina
  7. Sweet Sue, Just You – Will J. Harris, Victor Young
  8. B. Betty – Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra
  9. Charmaine – Erno Rapee, Lew Pollack
  10. Corrine, Corrina – Bo Chatmon, Mitchell Parish,  Mayo Williams
  11. Marie – Irving Berlin
  12. Lean Jean – Stella Lee, Johnny Grande, Ralph Jones, Rudy Pompilli