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On May 7, 2012.

On May 7, 2012, “Roadrunner” label released “Storm Corrosion”, the self-titled, debut collaboration album between Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson. It was recorded March 2010 – September 2011, and was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals, guitars
  • Steven Wilson– vocals, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Gavin Harrison– drums, percussion
  • Ben Castle– woodwind
  • The London Session Orchestra– orchestral performance
  • Conducted by Dave Stewart
  • Isobel Griffiths – contractor
  • Mat Collis – grand piano, engineering
  • Carl Glover – design, layout
  • Hans Arnold– cover painting
  • Naki – photography

 Track listing:

All lyrics by Steven Wilson except where noted,  all music by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

  1. Drag Ropes
  2. Storm Corrosion
  3. Hag
  4. Happy
  5. Look How!
  6. Ljudet Innan – lyrics by Mikael Åkerfeldt, Steven Wilson.

 

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On March 19, 1962.

On March 19, 1962, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, debut Bob Dylan album. It was recorded November 20 – 22, at “Columbia Studio A” in New York City, and was produced by John H. Hammond.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica

Track listing:

  1. You’re No Good – Jesse Fuller
  2. Talkin’ New York – Bob Dylan
  3. In My Time of Dyin’ – traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan
  4. Man of Constant Sorrow – traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan
  5. Fixin’ to Die – Bukka White
  6. Pretty Peggy-O – traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan
  7. Highway 51 Blues – Curtis Jones
  8. Gospel Plow – traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan
  9. Baby, Let Me Follow You Down – traditional, arranged by Eric von Schmidt
  10. House of the Risin’ Sun – traditional, arranged by Dave Van Ronk
  11. Freight Train Blues – John Lair, arranged by Bob Dylan
  12. Song to Woody – Bob Dylan
  13. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean – Blind Lemon Jefferson

On February 25, 2014.

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On February 25, 2014, “Loma Vista” label released the fourth, self-titled St. Vincent studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Elmwood Studios” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton. The album won “Grammy” for Best Alternative Music Album, and was voted “Best Album of 2014” in the following medias:  “NME”, “Guardian”, “Gigwise”, “musicOMH”, “Slant Magazine” and “Entertainment Weekly”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Clark – vocals, guitar
  • Homer Steinweiss – drums
  • Bobby Sparks – Minimoog
  • Daniel Mintseris – synthesizer, piano; harpsichord
  • Ralph Carney – horns
  • McKenzie Smith – drums
  • Adam Pickrell – keyboards
  • John Congleton– engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Willo Perron – creative director
  • Brian Roettinger – design
  • Renata Raksha – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Clark.

  1. Rattlesnake
  2. Birth in Reverse
  3. Prince Johnny
  4. Huey Newton
  5. Digital Witness
  6. I Prefer Your Love
  7. Regret
  8. Bring Me Your Loves
  9. Psychopath
  10. Every Tear Disappears
  11. Severed Crossed Fingers

In February 1981.

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In February 1981, “Arista” label released self-titled, debut Stray Cats album. It was recorded 1980 – 1981, and was produced by Dave Edmunds. The album song “Rock This Town” was listed by “The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as one of the songs that shaped rock and roll.

Personnel:

  • Brian Setzer- guitar, vocals
  • Slim Jim Phantom- drums
  • Lee Rocker- bass
  • Gary Barnacle- saxophone
  • Gavin Cochrane – photography

Track listing:

  1. Runaway Boys – Brian Setzer, Jim McDonnell
  2. Fishnet Stockings – Brian Setzer
  3. Ubangi Stomp – Charles Underwood
  4. Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie – George Motola, Ricky Page
  5. Storm the Embassy – Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom
  6. Rock This Town – Brian Setzer
  7. Rumble in Brighton – Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom
  8. Stray Cat Blues – Brian Setzer
  9. Crawl Up and Die – Brian Feli, Jim Feli
  10. Double Talkin’ Baby – Danny Wolfe
  11. My One Desire – Dorsey Burnette
  12. Wild Saophone – Roy Montrell, John Marascalo, Robert Blackwell

In February 1971.

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In February 1971, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled debut Earth, Wind & Fire album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Wissert. The band lineup is different from the one that became famous in the mid 1970’s, and was disbanded after the second album.

Personnel:

  • Leslie Drayton –trumpet
  • Wade Flemons– electric piano, vocals
  • Sherry Scott – vocals
  • Michael Beal – guitars
  • Alexander Thomas –trombone
  • Chet Washington – reeds
  • Maurice White– percussion, drums, vocals, electric kalimba
  • Verdine White– bass
  • Don Whitehead – acoustic piano, electric piano, vocals
  • Phillard Williams – percussion,conga
  • Recording engineer:Bruce Botnick
  • Horn arrangements: Leslie Drayton
  • Art direction:Ed Thrasher
  • Design: Mary Ann Dibs
  • Artwork: Russ Smith

Track listing:

  1. Help Somebody – Wade Flemons,Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  2. Moment of Truth – Wade Flemons,Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  3. Love is Life – Wade Flemons,Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  4. Fan is the Fire – Wade Flemons,Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  5. C’mon Children – Michael Beal, Wade Flemons, Maurice White,Verdine White, Don Whitehead
  6. This World Today – Wade Flemons, Maurice White,Don Whitehead
  7. Bad Tune – Michael Beal, Wade Flemons, Maurice White, Verdine White, Don Whitehead

In February 1971.

crazy-horse

In February 1971, “Reprise” label released the debut, self – titled Crazy Horse album.  It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Jack Nitzsche and Bruce Botnick. This was Danny Whitten’s last album release before his death from a drug overdose in 1972.

Personnel:

  • Danny Whitten— guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Nils Lofgren— guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Jack Nitzsche— piano, lead and backing vocals
  • Billy Talbot— bass, backing vocals
  • Ralph Molina— drums, lead and backing vocals
  • Ry Cooder— slide guitar
  • Gib Guilbeau— violin
  • Gary Burden— art direction
  • Joel Bernstein— photography

Track listing:

  1. Gone Dead Train – Russ Titelman, Jack Nitzsche
  2. Dance, Dance, Dance – Neil Young
  3. Look at All the Things – Danny Whitten
  4. Beggars Day – Nils Lofgren
  5. I Don’t Want to Talk About It – Danny Whitten
  6. Downtown – Danny Whitten, Neil Young
  7. Carolay – Russ Titelman, Kack Nitzsche
  8. Dirty, Dirty – Danny Whitten
  9. Nobody – Nils Lofgren
  10. I’ll Get By – Danny Whitten
  11. Crow Jane Lady – Jack Nitzsche

In February 1970.

atomic_rooster

In February 1970, “B&C” label released the debut, self-titled Atomic Roooster album. It was recorded December 1969 – January 1970, and was produced by Vincent Crane, Nick Graham, Carl Palmer and Tony Colton.

Personnel:

  • Vincent Crane- Hammond organ, backing vocals, piano
  • Nick Graham- bass guitar, lead vocals, flute, guitar
  • Carl Palmer- drums, percussion, congas, glockenspiel

Track listing:

  1. Friday the 13th – Vincent Crane
  2. And So to Bed – Vincent Crane
  3. Broken Wings – John Mayall
  4. Before Tomorrow – Vincent Crane
  5. Banstead – Vincent Crane, Nick Graham, Carl Palmer
  6. L.Y. – Vincent Crane
  7. Winter – Vincent Crane
  8. Decline and Fall – Vincent Crane, Nick Graham, Carl Palmer