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In December 1969.

In December 1969, “Capitol” label released “Shady Grove”, the second Quicksilver Messenger Service studio album. It was recorded July – September 199, at “Wally Heider Studios” and “Pacific High Recorders” in San Francisco, and was produced by John Palladino.

Personnel:

  • John Cipollina– vocals, guitar
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano, organ, celeste, harpsichord, cello
  • David Freiberg– vocals, bass, guitar, viola
  • Greg Elmore– drums, percussion
  • Dan Healy, Bob Shumaker, Dave Brown, Mike Leary – engineer
  • Dan Healy, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Snarly Grumble – mixing
  • John Palladino – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Shady Grove – O. Wands
  2. Flute Song – Denise Jewkes
  3. Three or Four Feet from Home – John Cipollina
  4. Too Far – David Freiberg
  5. Holy Moly – Nick Gravenites
  6. Joseph’s Coat – John Cipollina, Nick Gravenites
  7. Flashing Lonesome – David Freiberg, Denise Jewkes
  8. Words Can’t Say – David Freiberg, Denise Jewkes
  9. Edward, the Mad Shirt Grinder – Nicky Hopkins
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In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Grunt”, “RCA” labels released “Sunfighter”, album by Paul Kantner and Grace Slick. It was recorded in 1971, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Paul Kantner and Grace Slick.

Personnel:

  • Paul Kantner– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Grace Slick– vocals, piano, booklet libretto
  • Jack Traylor – vocals, guitar
  • Jerry Garcia– guitar
  • Papa John Creach– electric violin
  • Craig Chaquico– lead guitar
  • Bill Laudner – vocals
  • Jack Casady– bass
  • Spencer Dryden– drums
  • David Crosby– vocals, tambourine
  • Jorma Kaukonen– lead guitar
  • Graham Nash– ARP synthesizer
  • Chris Wing – drums
  • Pat Gleeson – moog, piano
  • John Vierra – synthesizer, keyboards
  • Phill Sawyer – sound effects
  • Peter Kaukonen– guitar, mandolin
  • Shelley Silverman, Joey Covington– drums
  • Edwin Hawkins Singers (Edwin Hawkins, Walter Hawkins, Tramaine Davis Hawkins, Elaine Kelley, Norma J. King, Barbara Gill, Ruth Wyons, Daphne Henderson, Shirley Miller, Eddie Bayers) – vocals
  • Steven Schuster – flute, saxophone, horn arrangements
  • Tower of Power(Greg Adams, Mic Gillette) – horns
  • Pat Ieraci (Maurice the Miracle Man), Phill Sawyer – engineer
  • Acy Lehman – cover, assistant on libretto booklet
  • Heavy Water Lights (Mary Ann Mayer, Joan Chase) – lights inside
  • Gary Blackman – assistant on libretto booklet

Track listing:

  1. Silver Spoon – Grace Slick
  2. Diana – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick
  3. Sunfighter – Paul Kantner
  4. Titanic -Phill Sawyer
  5. Look at the Wood – Grace Slick, Paul Kantner
  6. When I Was a Boy I Watched the Wolves – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick
  7. Million – Paul Kantner
  8. China – Grace Slick
  9. Earth Mother – Jack Taylor
  10. Diana 2 – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick
  11. Universal Copernican Mumbles – Pat Gleeson, John Vierra, Paul Kantner
  12. Holding Together – Grace Slick, Paul Kantner

 

On October 30, 1989.

On October 30, 1989, “Relativity Records” label released “Flying in a Blue Dream”, the third Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, “Hyde Street Studios”, “Different Fur Studios”,  “Coast Recorders”, “Alpha & Omega Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and John Cuniberti.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani – guitars,  vocals, banjo,  keyboards,  percussion, programming, pre-production, programming,  bass,  harmonica, arrangement
  • John Cuniberti – sitar, percussion, engineering
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion, pre-production programming
  • Bongo Bob Smith – drums, percussion, pre-production programming
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Stuart Hamm– bass
  • Pete Scatturro – programming, sound design
  • Stephen Hart, Chad Munsey, David Plank, Michael Rosen, Michael Semanick, Matt Wallace,Tom Size, David Luke – engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Flying in a Blue Dream
  2. The Mystical Potato Head Groove Thing
  3. Can’t Slow Down
  4. Headless
  5. Strange
  6. I Believe
  7. One Big Rush
  8. Big Bad Moon
  9. The Feeling
  10. The Phone Call
  11. Day at the Beach (New Rays from an Ancient Sun)
  12. Back to Shalla-Bal
  13. Ride
  14. The Forgotten (Part One)
  15. The Forgotten (Part Two)
  16. The Bells of Lal (Part One)
  17. The Bells of Lal (Part Two)
  18. Into the Light

On October 29, 1973.

On October 29, 1973, “CBS” label released “It’s Like You Never Left”, the fourth  Dave Mason studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Dave Mason.

Personnel:

  • Dave Mason – vocals, guitar, synthesizers, arrangements
  • Graham Nash, John Batdorf– vocals
  • Clydie King, Julia Tillman Waters, Kathleen Saroyan, Maxine Willard Waters – backing vocals
  • Mark Jordan – piano, organ
  • Chuck Rainey, Carl Radle, Charles Fletcher, Greg Reeves, Lonnie Turner – bass
  • Jim Keltner, Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Rocky, Nastyee – congas
  • Denny Morouse, Norma Jean Bell, Steve Madaio – horns
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Malcolm Cecil, Malcolm Cecil – co-producer, programming, recording
  • Al Schmitt – recording, mixing
  • Glen Kolotkin – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Mason, except where noted.

  1. Baby…Please
  2. Every Woman
  3. If You Got Love
  4. Maybe
  5. Headkeeper
  6. Misty Morning Stranger
  7. Silent Partner
  8. Side Tracked – Dave Mason, Rick Jaeger, Lonnie Turner, Mark Jordan
  9. The Lonely One
  10. It’s Like You Never Left

 

 

On October 5, 2010.

On October 5, 2010, “Epic” label released “Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards”, the thirteenth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded June–August 2010, at “Skywalker Sound” in Nicasio; “Studio 2” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and Mike Fraser.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani– guitar, keyboard, bass, engineering
  • Mike Keneally– keyboard
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion
  • Allen Whitman – bass
  • Mike Fraser– engineering, mixing
  • Mike Boden – engineering, digital editing
  • Dann Michael Thompson, Judy Kirschner – engineering assistance
  • Eric Mosher – additional editing, mixing
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Premonition
  2. Dream Song
  3. Pyrrhic Victoria
  4. Light Years Away
  5. Solitude
  6. Littleworth Lane
  7. The Golden Room
  8. Two Sides to Every Story
  9. Wormhole Wizards
  10. Wind in the Trees
  11. God is Crying

On July 23, 1996.

On July 23, 1996, “Supreme Recordings” label released “Songs for a Blue Guitar”, the fifth Red House Painters studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, at “Record Two Studios” in Mendocino County, Comptche, California, “Hyde Street Studios” and  “Polk Street Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by Mark Kozelek.

Personnel:

  • Mark Kozelek – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Stephanie Finch – backing vocals
  • Mark Needham – recording engineer.
  • Billy Anderson– engineer.
  • Darren Mora, Dale Lawton – second engineer
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Michele Turriani.- photography
  • Paul McMenamin (at v23) – art direction, design

Track listing:.

All tracks by Mark Kozelek, except where noted.

  1. Have You Forgotten
  2. Song for a Blue Guitar
  3. Make Like Paper
  4. Priest Alley Song
  5. Trailways
  6. I Feel the Rain Fall
  7. Long Distance Runaround – Jon Anderson
  8. All Mixed Up – Ric Ocasek
  9. Revelation Big Sur
  10. Silly Love Songs – Paul McCartney

 

 

 

 

On June 25, 2002.

On June 25, 2002, “Epic” label released “Strange Beautiful Music”, the ninth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California; “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani, Eric Caudieux and John Cuniberti.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani– guitar, banjo, keyboard, sitar, autoharp, bass,  engineering,  mixing
  • Robert Fripp– Frippertronics
  • Eric Caudieux– keyboard, digital editing
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion
  • Gregg Bissonette– drums
  • John Cuniberti – percussion, engineering, mixing
  • Matt Bissonette– bass
  • Pia Vai– harp
  • Justin Phelps – engineering assistance, digital editing
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani, except where noted.

  1. Oriental Melody
  2. Belly Dancer
  3. Starry Night
  4. Chords of Life
  5. Mind Storm
  6. Sleep Walk – Santo Farina, Johnny Farina
  7. New Last Jam
  8. Mountain Song
  9. What Breaks a Heart
  10. Seven String
  11. Hill Groove
  12. The Journey
  13. The Traveler
  14. You Saved My Life