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On September 29, 2018.

On September 29, 2018, Otis Rush died aged 84. He was singer, guitarist and songwriter, together with Magic Sam and Buddy Guy, regarded as creator of the West Side Chicago blues style. In 1984, Rush was elected to the “Blues Hall of Fame”; in 2015, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked him at number 53 on its list of “100 Greatest Guitarists”; in 2018, “Jazz Foundation of America” honored Rush with a “Lifetime Achievement Award”. Rush influenced many musicians, including Peter Green, Michael Bloomfield and Eric Clapton.

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On September 29, 2017.

On September 29, 2017, “ATO Records” label released “The Desaturating Seven” the ninth Primus studio album. It was recorded at “Rancho Relaxo” in California, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – vocals, bass guitar, upright bass
  • Larry LaLonde – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Tim “Herb” Alexander – drums, percussion
  • Justin Chancellor – the goblin master

Track listing:

All tracks by Les Claypool.

  1. Then
  2. The Trek
  3. The Valley
  4. The Scheme
  5. The Dream
  6. The Storm
  7. The Ends?

 

On September 29, 1980.

On September 29, 1980, “MCA” label released “Carnaval”, the fourth Spyro Gyra album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Secret Sound Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Jay Beckenstein and Richard Calandra.

Personnel:

  • Jay Beckenstein – saxophones, piano
  • Tom Schuman, Jeremy Wall – keyboards
  • Dave Samuels – marimba, vibraphone
  • Chet Catallo, Hiram Bullock, Rick Strauss, John Tropea – guitar
  • Jim Kurzdorfer – bass
  • Eli Konikoff – drums
  • Gerardo Velez – percussion
  • Michael Brecker – flute
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Tom Malone – trombone, trumpet
  • Rob Mounsey – synthesizer
  • Will Lee – bass guitar
  • David Darling – cello
  • Steve Jordan – drums
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion, congas
  • Steve Kroon, Richard Calandra – percussion
  • Jeremy Wall – assistant producer, conductor, horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Tom Schuman – conductor, horn arrangements, string arrangements
  • Neil Dorfsman, Jack Malken – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Cafe Amore – Chet Catallo
  2. Dizzy – Tom Schuman, Eli Konikoff
  3. Awakening – Jeremy Wall
  4. Cachaca – Jay Beckenstein
  5. Fox Trot – Jay Beckenstein
  6. Sweet ‘n’ Savvy – Tom Schuman
  7. Bittersweet – Jay Beckenstein
  8. Carnaval – Jeremy Wall

On September 29, 1979.

On September 29, 1979, “Virgin” label released “The Crack”, the debut Ruts album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Town House” in London, and was produced by Mick Glossop, Bob Sargeant, Paul Fox, Malcolm Owen, Dave Ruffy and John Jennings.

Personnel:

  • Malcolm Owen – vocals
  • Paul Fox – guitar, backing vocals; occasional organ
  • John “Segs” Jennings – bass guitar, backing vocals; piano
  • Dave Ruffy – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Richard Mannah, Bertie, Pocky, Rocky – backing vocals
  • Mick Glossop – synthesizer effects
  • Gary Barnacle – saxophone
  • Luke Tunney – trumpet
  • Mick Glossop – engineer, mixing
  • Paul Fox, Malcolm Owen, Dave Ruffy, John Jennings – cover concept
  • John H. Howard – front cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Fox, Malcolm Owen, Dave Ruffy and John Jennings except where noted.

  1. Babylon’s Burning
  2. Dope for Guns
  3. U.S. – Paul Fox, Malcolm Owen, Dave Ruffy, John Jennings, Richard Mannah
  4. Something That I Said
  5. You’re Just A..
  6. It Was Cold
  7. Savage Circle
  8. Jah War
  9. Criminal Mind
  10. Backbiter
  11. Out of Order
  12. Human Punk – recorded live at “The Marquee” in London

On September 29, 1998.

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On September 29, 1998, “Reprise” label released “Taming the Tiger” the sixteenth Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell: vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion; bass, cover art
  • Femi Jiya: spoken vocals
  • Michael Landau: low lead guitar
  • Greg Leisz:pedal steel guitar
  • Wayne Shorter: saxophone
  • Larry Klein: bass
  • Brian Blade: drums
  • Mark Isham: trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell; except where noted.

  1. Harlem in Havana
  2. Man from Mars
  3. Love Puts on a New Face
  4. Lead Balloon
  5. No Apologies
  6. Taming the Tiger
  7. The Crazy Cries of Love – Joni Mitchell,Don Freed
  8. Stay in Touch
  9. Face Lift
  10. My Best to You – Gene Willadsen, Isham Jones
  11. Tiger Bones

On September 29, 1998.

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On September 29, 1998, “V2” label released “Deserter’s Songs” the fourth Mercury Rev studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Tarbox Road Studios”; “NRS Studios”’ “Six Hours Studios”, and was produced by Dave Fridmann and Jonathan Donahue. In 1998, “NME” magazine named “Deserter’s Songs” album of the year.

Personnel:

  • Jonathan Donahue– vocals, acoustic guitar, chamberlin strings
  • Sean “Grasshopper” Mackowiak– guitar reels, vocals, woodwinds
  • Jimy Chambers – clavinet, harpsichord, drums
  • Dave Fridmann– piano, bass, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Suzanne Thorpe – flutes
  • Adam Snyder – B3, Mellotron, wurlitzer
  • Levon Helm– drums
  • Garth Hudson– tenor & alto sax
  • Amy Helm & Marie Spinosa – female vox and whistling
  • Mary Gavazzi Fridmann – female soprano
  • Jeff Mercel – drums
  • Joel Eckhouse – Musical saw
  • Rachel Handman – violins
  • Matt Jordan – flugelhorns
  • Jim Burgess – trombones
  • Aaron Hurwitz – piano
  • Scott Petito – upright electric bass
  • Garrett Uhlenbrock– slide guitar

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jonathan Donahue, except “Hudson Line” by Sean “Grasshopper” Mackowiak, and “Delta Sun Bottleneck Stomp” by Jimy Chambers. All music by Jonathan Donahue and Sean “Grasshopper” Mackowiak.

  1. Holes
  2. Tonite It Shows
  3. Endlessly
  4. I Collect Coins
  5. Opus 40
  6. Hudson Line
  7. The Happy End (The Drunk Room)
  8. Goddess on a Hiway
  9. The Funny Bird
  10. Pick Up If You’re There
  11. Delta Sun Bottleneck Stomp

 

On September 29, 1997.

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On September 29, 1997, “Hut” label released “Urban Hymns” the third Verve studio album. It was recorded October 1996 – May 1997, at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by The Verve, Chris Potter and Youth. In 1998, “Urban Hymns”  won “Best British Album” at the “Brit Awards”. In 2001, “Q” magazine readers ranked the album at number 18 in the vote for the greatest albums of all time, and in 2006, its editors voted it the 16th greatest album of all time.The Verve were awarded with the first ever “Q Classic Album” award for this album at the 2007 “Q Awards”. As of 2015, “Urban Hymns” was ranked the 18th best-selling album in UK chart history.  The album features the hit singles “Bitter Sweet Symphony”, “Lucky Man” and “The Drugs Don’t Work”. The critical and commercial success of the album won The Verve, two “Brit Awards” in 1998, including “Best British Group”. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”; 5 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; Platinum iin Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; 10 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”; Platinum in the US by “RIIA”, and 4 x Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • Richard Ashcroft– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Nick McCabe– lead guitar
  • Simon Tong– rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Simon Jones– bass
  • Peter Salisbury– drums
  • Chris Potter– engineer,mixing, recording
  • Liam Gallagher– backing vocals, claps
  • Mel Wesson –programming
  • Paul Anthony Taylor – programming
  • Will Malone– conductor, string arrangements
  • Gareth Ashton – assistant engineer
  • Lorraine Francis – assistant engineer
  • Jan Kybert – assistant engineer
  • Brian Cannon– director, design, sleeve art
  • Martin Catherall – design assistant
  • Matthew Sankey – design assistant
  • Michael Spencer Jones – photography
  • John Horsley – photography
  • Chris Floyd – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Ashcroft, except where noted.

  1. Bitter Sweet Symphony – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Richard Ashcroft
  2. Sonnet
  3. The Rolling People – The Verve
  4. The Drugs Don’t Work
  5. Catching the Butterfly – The Verve
  6. Neon Wilderness Nick McCabe, The Verve
  7. Space and Time
  8. Weeping Willow
  9. Lucky Man
  10. One Day
  11. This Time
  12. Velvet Morning
  13. Come On – The Verve
  • Come On
  • [silence]
  • Deep Freeze”(Hidden track)