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In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Columbia” label released “Marrying Maiden”, the second It’s a Beautiful Day studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Pacific High Recording Studios” and “Wally Heider Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by Brent Dangerfield, David LaFlamme, Hal Wagenet, Fred Webb, Mitchell Holman, Val Fuentes and Pattie Santos.

Personnel:

  • David LaFlamme – lead vocals, violin, guitar, flute
  • Hal Wagenet – guitar
  • Fred Webb – vocals, keyboards, French horn
  • Mitchell Holman – bass, jew’s harp, backing vocals
  • Val Fuentes – drums, backing vocals
  • Pattie Santos – vocals, percussion
  • Jerry Garcia – pedal steel guitar, banjo
  • Richard Olsen – clarinet
  • David Brown, John Fiore – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Don And Dewey – David LaFlamme
  2. The Dolphins – Fred Neil
  3. Essence Of Now – Mitchell Holman
  4. Hoedown – David LaFlamme
  5. Soapstone Mountain – David LaFlamme
  6. Waiting For The Song – Hal Wagenet
  7. Let A Woman Flow – David LaFlamme, Pattie Santos
  8. It Comes Right Down To You – Fred Webb, Robert Lewis
  9. Good Lovin’ – Fred Webb, Mitchell Holman
  10. Galileo – Hal Wagenet
  11. Do You Remember The Sun? – Fred Webb, Robert Lewis

On April 13, 1990.

On April 13, 1990, “Lookout Records” label released “39/Smooth” the debut Green Day studio album. It was recorded December 1989 – January 1990, at “Art of Ears” in San Francisco, and was produced by Andy Ernst, Billie Joe Armstring, Mike Sirnt and John Kiffmeyer.

  • Billie Joe Armstrong – lead vocals, guitar
  • Mike Dirnt – bass, backing vocals
  • John Kiffmeyer – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Andy Ernst –  engineer
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Susie Grant – front cover photo
  • Jesse Michaels – artwork
  • Pat Hynes – artwork, graphic design, layout design
  • Chris Appelgren, Aaron Cometbus, Rich Gargano; David Hayes – artwork
  • Murray Bowles; Arica Pelino – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and John Kiffmeyer except when noted.

  1. At the Library
  2. Don’t Leave Me
  3. I Was There – lyrics by John Kiffmeyer
  4. Disappearing Boy
  5. Green Day
  6. Going to Pasalacqu
  7. 16
  8. Road to Acceptance
  9. Rest
  10. The Judge’s Daughter

On March 31, 2008.

On March 31, 2008, “Epic” label released “Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock”, the twelfth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded October 2007 – 2008 at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and John Cuniberti.

  • Joe Satriani – vocals, guitar, keyboard, piano, organ, bass, talk box, hand claps, engineering, mixing
  • Jeff Campitelli – drums, percussion ,bongos, shaker, tambourine, cowbell, hand claps
  • John Cuniberti – tambourine, hand claps, engineering, mixing
  • Matt Bissonette – bass
  • ZZ Satriani – saxophone
  • Eric Caudieux – digital editing, sound design
  • Mike Boden – hand claps, digital editing, engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Musterion
  2. Overdriver
  3. I Just Wanna Rock
  4. Professor Satchafunkilus
  5. Revelation
  6. Come on Baby
  7. Out of the Sunshine
  8. Diddle-Y-A-Doo-Dat
  9. Asik Vaysel
  10. Andalusia

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