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On February 10, 2017.

On February 10, 2017, “Yep Roc” label released “Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins”, the fourteenth Chuck Prophet album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Hyde Street Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Brad Jones, Paul Q. Kolderie, Chuck Prophet and Bill Wesemann.


  • Chuck Prophet – vocals, guitar
  • Kevin T White – bass
  • Brad Jones – bass, harmonica, keyboards
  • Stephanie Finch – vocals
  • Jim Hoke – woodwind
  • Paul Revelli, Prairie Prince, Vicente Rodriquez – drums
  • James DePrato – guitar
  • Matt Winegar – keyboards, bass, guitar
  • Richard Dodd – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Prophet, except where noted.

  1. Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins – Chuck Prophet, klipschutz (Kurt Lipschutz)
  2. Your Skin
  3. Open Your Heart – Chuck Prophet, klipschutz (Kurt Lipschutz)
  4. Come Out in Code – Chuck Prophet, klipschutz (Kurt Lipschutz)
  5. Killing Machine – Chuck Prophet, klipschutz (Kurt Lipschutz)
  6. Bad Year for Rock and Roll – Chuck Prophet, klipschutz (Kurt Lipschutz)
  7. Jesus Was a Social Drinker
  8. In The Mausoleum (For Alan Vega) – Chuck Prophet, James DePrato, klipschutz (Kurt Lipschutz)
  9. Rider of the Train
  10. It Was Connie Britton
  11. Post-War Cinematic Dead Man Blues – Chuck Prophet, klipschutz (Kurt Lipschutz)
  12. We Got Up and Played
  13. Alex Nieto – Chuck Prophet, klipschutz (Kurt Lipschutz)

On January 16, 1981.

On January 16, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released “2nd Wind”, the thirteenth Todd Rundgren studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Palace of Fine Arts” in San Francisco, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.


  • Todd Rundgren – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Roger Powell– vocals, keyboard
  • Vince Welnick– vocals, keyboards
  • Ross Valory– bass
  • Lyle Workman– guitar
  • Prairie Prince– drums
  • Max Haskett – vocals, brass
  • Bobby Strickland – vocals, reeds, winds
  • Scott Mathews– vocals, percussion, guitar, samples
  • Shandi Sinnamon– vocals
  • Michele Gray – vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur- vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren.

  1. Change Myself
  2. Love Science
  3. Who’s Sorry Now?
  4. The Smell of Money (from the musical Up Against It)
  5. If I Have to Be Alone (from the musical Up Against It)
  6. Love in Disguise (from the musical Up Against It)
  7. Kindness
  8. Public Servant
  9. Gaya’s Eyes
  10. Second Wind

In January 1969.

In 1969, “Philips” label released the self-titled, debut Charlatans album. It was recorded in 1967, at “Pacific High Recorders” in San Francisco, and was produced by Dan Healy, Mike Wilhelm, Richard Olsen, Darrell DeVore and Terry Wilson.


  • Mike Wilhelm- vocals, guitar, fretted instruments, percussion
  • Richard Olsen – vocals, bass, woodwind instruments, percussion
  • Darrell DeVore – vocals, piano, keyboards, bass, percussion
  • Terry Wilson – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. High Coin – Van Dyke Parks
  2. Easy When I’m Dead – Darrell DeVore
  3. Ain’t Got the Time – Mike Wilhelm
  4. Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  5. The Blues Ain’t Nothin’ – Mike Wilhelm
  6. Time to Get Straight – Darrell DeVore
  7. When I Go Sailin’ By – Richard Olsen
  8. Doubtful Waltz – Darrell DeVore
  9. Wabash Cannonball – Alvin Pleasant Carter
  10. Alabama Bound – traditional, arranged by Mike Wilhelm, Richard Olsen, Darrell DeVore, Terry Wilson
  11. When the Movies Are Over – Darrell DeVore

On December 25, 2009.

On December 25, 2009, Robert Anthony Bellamy aka Tony “T-Bone” Bellamy died aged 63. He was musician (guitar, piano, vocals), performed with Dobie Gray, was a member of Peter and the Wolves (San Francisco band that evolved into Moby Grape), but was best known as founding member, vocalist, guitarist and pianist for Redbone.

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.


  • 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

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.


  • 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.


  • 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