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On January 24, 1972.

On January 24, 1972, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, second Paul Simon album. It was recorded January – March 1971, at “CBS Studios” in san Francisco, “CBS Studios” in Los Angeles, “CBS Studios” in New York City, “Western Recorders” in Los Angeles, “Dynamic Sound Studios”, “Kingston Studio CBE” in Paris, and was produced by Paul Simon and Roy Halee.

Personnel:

  • Paul Simon – vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion,  arranger
  • Stéphane Grappelli – violin
  • Lynford “Hux” Brown – lead guitar
  • David Spinozza – acoustic guitar
  • Wallace Wilson – rhythm guitar 
  • Stefan Grossman – bottleneck guitar 
  • Jerry Hahn – electric guitar
  • Neville Hinds – Hammond organ 
  • Larry Knechtel – piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, harmonium, Hammond organ
  • Fred Lipsius – alto saxophone
  • John Schroer – tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Steven Turre – trombone
  • Los Incas – flute, charango, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri – vibes 
  • Charlie McCoy – bass harmonica
  • Jackie Jackson – bass guitar
  • Joe Osborn – bass guitar
  • Ron Carter – double bass
  • Russell George – bass guitar
  • Hal Blaine – drums
  • Winston Grennan – drums
  • Denzil Laing – percussion
  • Victor Montanez – congas 
  • Airto Moreira – percussion
  • Cissy Houston, Von Eva Sims, Renelle Stafford and Deirdre Tuck – backing vocals
  • Roy Halee – engineer
  • Bernard Estardy – additional engineer
  • Phil Ramone – engineer
  • John Berg, Ron Coro – design
  • P.A. Harper – photography
  • Leslie Kong – contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Simon, except where noted. 

  1. Mother and Child Reunion
  2. Duncan
  3. Everything Put Together Falls Apart
  4. Run That Body Down
  5. Armistice Day
  6. Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
  7. Peace Like a River
  8. Papa Hobo
  9. Hobo’s Blues – Paul Simon, Stéphane Grappelli
  10. Paranoia Blues
  11. Congratulations

on january 12, 2018.

On January 12, 2018, “Sony Music” label released “What Happens Next”, the sixteenth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, “The Foot Looker” in San Francisco, “Studio 21” in Schinnen, Netherlands, and was produced by Mike Fraser.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani – guitar, keyboards, programming, additional recording
  • Glenn Hughes – bass
  • Chad Smith – drums
  • Eric Caudieux – sound designer, digital editing
  • Mike Fraser – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Adam Ayan – mastering
  • Geoff Neal – assistant engineering
  • Jaimeson Durr – assistant engineering
  • Hayden Watson – assisted engineering, mixing
  • Zach Blackstone – assisted engineering, mixing
  • Todd Gallopo – art direction, design
  • TJ River – design
  • Joseph Cultice – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Energy
  2. Catbot
  3. Thunder High on the Mountain
  4. Cherry Blossoms
  5. Righteous
  6. Smooth Soul
  7. Headrush
  8. Looper
  9. What Happens Next
  10. Super Funky Badass
  11. Invisible
  12. Forever and Ever

On October 5, 1991.

On October 5, 1991, “Alias” label released “Everclear”, the fifth American Music Club studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Music Annex Studio A” in Menlo Park, California, “Soma Sync Studios”, “Brilliant Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Mark Eitzel, Bruce Kaphan, Dan Pearson, Mike Simms, Vudi, Bruce Kaphan and Norman Kerner.

Personnel:

  • Mark Eitzel – vocals, guitar, keyboards, songwriting
  • Bruce Kaphan – pedal steel, keyboards, bass, percussion, lap steel, dobro, guitar, dulcimer
  • Dan Pearson – vocals, bass, guitar, dulcimer, mandolin, banjo
  • Mike Simms – drums
  • Vudi – guitar, accordion, bass
  • Tom Carr – recording
  • Joe Chiccarelli – mixing
  • Kyle Johnson – second engineer
  • Bruce Kaphan – mixing, recording
  • Norman Kerner – recording
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jean Lowe – cover painting
  • Frank Weidemann – design
  • Beth Herzhaft – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Eitzel.

  1. Why Won’t You Stay
  2. Rise
  3. Miracle on the 8th Street
  4. Crabwalk
  5. Sick of Food
  6. The Confidential Agent
  7. Sick of Food
  8. The Dead Part of You
  9. Royal Café
  10. What the Pillar of Salt Held Up
  11. Jesus’ Hands

On October 4, 1982.

On October 4, 1982, “Grunt” label released “Winds of Change”, the seventh Jefferson Starship album. It was recorded in 1982, at “The Automat” in San Francisco, and was produced by Kevin Beamish.

Personnel:

  • Grace Slick – vocals
  • Mickey Thomas – vocals
  • Paul Kantner – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Craig Chaquico – lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Aynsley Dunbar – drums, percussion
  • David Freiberg – vocals, bass, keyboards, organ, synthesizer
  • Pete Sears – bass, keyboards, synthesizer, piano
  • Maureen Droney – assistant engineer
  • Tom Cummings – assistant mixing engineer
  • Jeff Sanders – mastering
  • Maurice – production coordinator
  • Andreas Nottebohm – cover art, painting
  • Dyer / Kahn, Inc. – design
  • Paul Tokarski, Visual Promotions, Inc. – special effects photography

Track listing:

  1. Winds of Change – lyrics by Jeannette Sears, music by Pete Sears
  2. Keep on Dreamin’ – Craig Chaguico
  3. Be My Lady – lyrics by Jeannette Sears, music by Pete Sears
  4. I Will Stay – lyrics by Jeannette Sears, music by Pete Sears
  5. Out of Control – lyrics by Paul Kantner, China Wing, Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, music by Paul Kantner
  6. Can’t Find Love – lyrics by Grace Slick, Monica Clemans, Mickey Thomas, Craig Chaquico, music by Craig Chaquico
  7. Black Widow – Craig Chaquico, Grace Slick
  8. I Came Back From the Jaws of the Dragon – Paul Kantner
  9. Quit Wasting Time – lyrics by Jeannette Sears, music by Pete Sears

On September 2, 2008.

On September 2, 2008, “The Lab” label released “Jefferson’s Tree of Liberty”, the tenth Jefferson Starship album. It was recorded in October 1970 at “Wally Heider Studios”, in San Francisco, in 1998 at “Coast Recorders” in San Francisco, in March and May 2008 at “Renegade Studios” in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Michael Gaiman, David Freiberg, and Paul Kantner.

Personnel:

  • Paul Kantner– vocals, 12-string acoustic guitar, ‘George Harrison’ lead guitar, 12-string electric guitar, banjo, glass harmonica, mixing, liner notes
  • David Freiberg– vocals, acoustic and washboard guitar, mixing, additional recording, liner notes
  • Cathy Richardson– vocals, harmonica, acoustic guitar
  • Chris Smith – piano, bass, squeezebox, drone, pennywhistle, string synthesizer
  • Slick Aguilar– tremolo and ‘Soldano’ electric guitar, lead guitar
  • Prairie Prince– drums, snare, kick, bodhran
  • Donny Baldwin– drums
  • Darby Gould– vocals
  • Diana Mangano – vocals
  • Marty Balin– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • David Grisman– mandolin
  • Grace Slick– vocals
  • David LaFlamme– violin
  • Michael Gaiman – flat-picked acoustic guitar
  • Michael Eisenstein – acoustic guitar
  • Barry Sless– pedal steel guitar
  • The Wailin’ Cowgirls (Cathy Richardson, Linda Imperial) – vocals
  • Jack Casady– bass
  • T Lavitz– keyboards
  • The I-Jays (Paul Kantner, David Freiberg, Darby Gould) – vocals
  • Alexander Kantner – electric bass guitar
  • Paul Lamb – French horn
  • Jack Traylor – vocals
  • Michael Gaiman – mixing, art and booklet design, layout and direction, liner notes
  • Paul Lamb – engineer, mixing
  • Cathy Richardson – additional recording
  • John Ovnik – additional recording
  • Paul Stubblebine – mastering
  • Rebecca Baltutis, Jesse Obstbaum – art and booklet design, layout and direction
  • Mike Thut – photography

Track listing:

  1. Wasn’t That a Time – Lee Hays, William Lowenfels, additional lyrics by Paul Kantner
  2. Follow the Drinking Gourd – traditional
  3. Santy Anno – traditional, arranged by Paul Kantner
  4. Cowboy on the Run – Dino Valenti
  5. I Ain’t Marching Anymore – Phil Ochs, additional lyrics by Cathy Richardson
  6. Chimes of Freedom – Bob Dylan
  7. Genesis Hall – Richard Thompson
  8. Kisses Sweeter Than Wine – Paul Campbell, Huddie Ledbetter
  9. Royal Canal (The Auld Triangle) – Brendan Behan
  10. Rising of the Moon – K. Casey, Turlough O’Carolan
  11. Frenario – traditional
  12. In a Crisis – World Entertainment War
  13. Maybe for You (from Windows of Heaven) – Terry Terrell
  14. Commandante Carlos Fonseca – Carlos Mejia-Godoy, Tomás Borge
  15. Pastures of Plenty – Woody Guthrie
  16. Imagine Redemption (arrangement of Imagine and Redemption Song) – John Lennon, Bob Marley, idea by Michael Gaiman
  17. On the Threshold of Fire – Paul Kantner
  18. The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood – traditional, words by Richard Fariña
  19. Surprise Surprise (hidden track) – Jack Traylor, Grace Slick, Paul Kantner

On September 2, 2003.

On September 2, 2003, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Down the River of Golden Dreams”, the second Okkervil River studio album. It was recorded in 2003 at “Tiny Telephone”, “OTR”, “15th Street” in San Francisco, and was produced by Will Sheff, Jonathan Meiburg, Zachary Thomas, Seth Warren, Michi AceretGeoffrey Hershberger, Thomas Heyman – Pedal steel guitar, Alan Molina, and John Vanderslice.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff- vocals, guitar, whirlies
  • Jonathan Meiburg- vocals, piano, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer, Rhodes, mellotron, banjo, tambourine
  • Zachary Thomas – vocals, electric bass, mandolin
  • Seth Warren – vocals, drums, whirlies
  • Michi Aceret – viola
  • Geoffrey Hershberger – cello
  • Thomas Heyman – pedal steel guitar
  • Alan Molina – violin
  • John Vanderslice – bells

The First National Brass

  • Katie Curran – trombone
  • Dan Eastwood – trumpet
  • Graham Taylor – trumpet
  • Scott Solter- recording
  • Billy Stull – mastering
  • William Schaff – cover art
  • Darius Van Arman – layout, design

Track listing:

  1. Down the River of Golden Dreams
  2. It Ends with a Fall
  3. For the Enemy
  4. Blanket and Crib
  5. The War Criminal Rises and Speaks
  6. The Velocity of Saul at the Time of His Conversion
  7. Dead Faces
  8. Maine Island Lovers
  9. Song About a Star
  10. Yellow
  11. Seas Too Far to Reach

On July 20, 1999.

On July 20, 1999, “4AD” label released “Sky Motel” the fourth Kristin Hersh studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Kingsway USA” in New Orleans, and was produced by Kristin Hersh and Trina Shoemaker.

Track listing:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, all instruments
  • Carlo Nuccio – drums, drums loop
  • David Narcizo – drums loop
  • Ethan Allen – recording engineer, mixing
  • Trina Shoemaker – recording engineer, mixing
  • Joe Hollier, Philip Broussard – engineer assistant
  • Joe Gastwart – mastering
  • Ramon Breton – mastering assistant
  • V23 – design
  • Jim Friedman – photography
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh.

  1. Echo
  2. White Trash Moon
  3. Fog
  4. Costa Rica
  5. A Cleaner Light
  6. San Francisco
  7. Cathedral Heat
  8. Husk
  9. Caffeine
  10. Spring
  11. Clay Feet
  12. Faith

On July 20, 1972.

On July 20, 1972, “Grunt” label released “Long John Silver”, the seventh Jefferson Airplane studio album. It was recorded March – May 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Grace Slick, Jack Casady, Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen, Papa John Creech, John Barbata and Joey Covington.

Personnel:

  • Grace Slick– vocals, piano, arrangements
  • Jack Casady– bass, arrangements
  • Paul Kantner– vocals, rhythm guitar, arrangements
  • Jorma Kaukonen– vocals, lead guitar, arrangements
  • Papa John Creach– electric violin, arrangements
  • John Barbata– drums, tambourine, arrangements
  • Joey Covington– drums, arrangements
  • Pat “Maurice the Magnificent” Leraci – production coordinator
  • Don Gooch – engineer
  • Pacific Eye & Ear – album concept, album design
  • Bob Tanenbaum, Propella Rotini – illustrations
  • Bruce Kinch – photography

Track listing:

  1. Long John Silver – Grace Slick, Jack Casady
  2. Aerie (Gang of Eagles) – Grace Slick
  3. Twilight Double Leader – Paul Kantner
  4. Milk Train – Grace Slick, Papa John Creach, Roger Spotts
  5. The Son of Jesus – Paul Kantner
  6. Easter? – Grace Slick
  7. Trial by Free – Jorma Kaukonen
  8. Alexander the Medium – Paul Kantner
  9. Eat Starch Mom – Grace Slick, Jorma Kaukonen

 

On June 5, 2009.

On June 5, 2009, “RCA” label released “West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum”, the third Kasabian studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, at “Orangutan Studios” in Greensboro, North Carolina, “E-Land Mig Studios” in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, “Lookout Studios” in San Francisco, California, and was produced by Dan the Automator and Sergio Pizzorno. In October 2009, it was voted the best album of the year by “Q” magazine.

Personnel:

  • Tom Meighan– lead vocals
  • Sergio Pizzorno– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, synths, programming
  • Chris Edwards– bass guitar
  • Ian Matthews– drums
  • Dan the Automator– additional programming
  • Jay Mehler– additional guitar
  • Tim Carter – additional guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Daniel Ralph Martin – additional guitar, piano
  • Rosario Dawson– co-lead vocals
  • Ben Kealey– additional keyboards
  • Rosie Danvers – strings direction
  • Wired Strings – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Sergio Pizzorno, except where noted.

  1. Underdog
  2. Where Did All the Love Go?
  3. Swarfiga
  4. Fast Fuse
  5. Take Aim
  6. Thick as Thieves
  7. West Ryder Silver Bullet
  8. Vlad the Impaler
  9. Ladies and Gentlemen, Roll the Dice
  10. Secret Alphabets – Sergio Pizzorno, Helmut Zacharias
  11. Fire
  12. Happiness

On May 30, 1984.

On May 30, 1984, “Grunt” label released “Nuclear Furniture”, the eighth Jefferson Starship album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Automatt” in San Francisco, and was produced by Ron Nevison.

Personnel:

  • Grace Slick– vocals, arrangements
  • Donny Baldwin– vocals, drums, percussion, arrangements
  • Craig Chaquico– lead guitar, arrangements
  • David Freiberg– vocals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Paul Kantner– vocals, electric rhythm guitar, acoustic rhythm guitar, banjo, arrangements
  • Pete Sears– bass, keyboards, arrangements
  • Mickey Thomas– vocals, arrangements
  • Peter Wolf– synthesizers, keyboards, LinnDrum programming
  • Brian MacLeod– Simmons drums
  • Ron Nevison– engineer, arrangements
  • Peter Wolf– arrangements
  • Maureen Droney – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Eddy – assistant mixing engineer
  • Mike Reese – mastering
  • Maurice – production coordinator
  • Rod Dyer, Clive Pierce / Dyer / Kahn, Inc. – cover design

 Track listing:

  1. Layin’ It on the Line – lyrics by Mickey Thomas, Craig Chaquico, music by Craig Chaquico, Mickey Thomas
  2. No Way Out – lyrics by Ina Wolf, music by Peter Wolf
  3. Sorry Me, Sorry You – lyrics by Jeannette Sears, music by Pete Sears
  4. Live and Let Live – lyrics by Jeannette Sears, music by Pete Sears
  5. Connection – lyrics by Paul Kantner, music by Thomas Kantner
  6. Rose Goes to Yale – lyrics by Paul Kantner, Ronnie Gilbert, music by Thomas Kantner
  7. Magician – lyrics by Grace Slick, music by Peter Wolf
  8. Assassin – lyrics by Jeannnette Sears, ,music by Pete Sears
  9. Shinning in the Moonlight – lyrics by Craig Chaquito, Thomas Kantner, music by Craig Chaquito
  10. Showdown – Grace Slick
  11. Champion – lyrics by Paul Kantner, Ronnie Gilbert, music by Thomas Kantner