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On June 28, 2019.

On June 28, 2019, “BMG” label released “Down to the River”, the debut Allman Betts Band studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama, and was produced by Matt Ross Spang.


  • Devon Allman – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Duane Betts – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Johnny Stachela – slide and electric guitar
  • Berry Duane Oakley – bass, background vocals
  • John Lum – drums
  • R. Scott Bryan – percussion, background vocals
  • Peter Levin – Hammond B-3 organ, Wurlitzer electric piano, piano
  • Matt Ross-Spang – acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Lamar Williams, Jr. – background vocals
  • Chuck Leavell – piano
  • Matt Ross-Spang – mixing
  • Daniel Lynn – assistant mixing engineer
  • Pete Lyman – mastering
  • Charley Robinson – art direction, design
  • Christopher Brush – photography

Track listing:

  1. All Night – Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Stoll Vaughan
  2. Shinin’ – Duane Betts, Stoll Vaughan
  3. Try – Cisco Adler, Devon Allman
  4. Down to the River – Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Stoll Vaughan
  5. Autumn Breeze – Chris Williams
  6. Good Ol’ Days – Devon Allman
  7. Melodies Are Memories – Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Stoll Vaughan
  8. Southern Accents – Tom Petty
  9. Long Gone – Devon Allman, Duane Betts, Stoll Vaughan

On April 26, 2010.

On April 26, 2010, “Hassle Records” label released “We Were Exploding Anyway”, the fourth 65daysofstatic studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “2fly Studios” in Sheffield, UK, and was produced by Joe Shrewsbury, Paul Wolinski, Rob Jones and Simon Wright.


  • Joe Shrewsbury
  • Paul Wolinski
  • Rob Jones
  • Simon Wright
  • Robert Smith – vocal
  • Alan Smyth – recording engineer
  • Dave Sanderson – recording engineer
  • Chris Tabron – mixing
  • Alex Newport – mixing
  • Paul Gold – mastering
  • Caspar Newbolt – art direction, design
  • Matt Sundin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Shrewsbury, Paul Wolinski, Rob Jones and Simon Wright.

  1. Mountainhead
  2. Crash Tactics
  3. Dance Dance Dance
  4. Piano Fights
  5. Weak4
  6. Come to Me
  7. Go Complex
  8. Debutante
  9. Tiger Girl

On September 5, 2005.

On September 5, 2005, “Mute” label released “Coles Corner”, the fourth Richard Hawley studio album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Yellow Arch Studios” in Sheffield, UK, and was produced by Richard Hawley, Colin Elliot, and Mike Timm.


  • Richard Hawley– vocals, acoustic, electric, 12-string acoustic, 12-string electric, baritone, and Spanish guitar, Hawaiian lap steel, hammer dulcimer, enchanted lyre, Omnichord, piano, drums, steel drum, vibraphone, baby glockenspiel
  • Andy Cook – drums
  • Colin Elliot – baritone guitar, electric and upright bass, piano, percussion, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Shez Sheridan – acoustic, electric, 12-string acoustic, 12-string electric, baritone, and reverb tremolo guitar, backing vocals
  • Jon Trier – piano, Fender Rhodes, vibraphone, baby glockenspiel
  • Johnny Wood – upright slap bass
  • Gaynor Sutcliffe, Lizz Lipscombe, Susannah Simmons, Lizzie Ball – violin
  • Naomi Koop, Simon Graham – viola
  • Liz Hanks – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Hawley, except where noted.

  1. Coles Corner
  2. Just Like the Rain
  3. Hotel Room
  4. Darlin’ Wait for Me – Richard Hawley, Shez Sheridan
  5. The Ocean
  6. Born Under a Bad Sign
  7. I Sleep Alone
  8. Tonight
  9. (Wading Through) The Waters of My Time
  10. Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet? – traditional, arranged by Richard Hawley
  11. Last Orders

In June 1980.

In June 1980, “Asylum” label released “Storm Windows”, the seventh John Prine studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, AL, and was produced by Barry Beckett.


  • John Prine– vocals, guitar
  • Barry Beckett– piano
  • John Burns – guitar, harmony vocals
  • Bob Hoban – organ, fiddle, mandolin, piano, background vocals
  • Leo LeBlanc – steel guitar
  • Rachel Peer – harmony vocals
  • Wayne Perkins– guitar
  • Tom Piekarske – bass, background vocals
  • Angie Varias – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Prine; except where noted.

  1. Shop Talk – John Prine, John Burns
  2. Living in the Future
  3. It’s Happening to You – John Prine, John Burns
  4. Sleepy Eyed Boy
  5. All Night Blue – Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson
  6. Just Wanna Be With You
  7. Storm Windows
  8. Baby Ruth – Johnny Wyker
  9. One Red Rose
  10. I Had a Dream

On February 15, 2000.

On February 15, 2000, “Capricorn Records” label released “Life Before Insanity”, the third Gov’t Mule studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Muscle Shoals Studios” in Sheffield, AL and “Water Music” in Hoboken, NJ, and was produced by Michael Barbiero.


  • Warren Haynes– vocals, guitar, slide guitar
  • Allen Woody– bass, mandolin, electric upright bass, rhythm guitar, fretless bass, dulcitar
  • Matt Abts– drums, djembe, ashika
  • Michael Barbiero– glockenspiel
  • Hook Herrera – harmonica
  • Ben Harper– vocals, lap steel
  • Johnny Neel– organ, Wurlitzer piano, background vocals
  • Michael Barbiero – engineer, mixing
  • Ray Martin – mixing, additional engineering
  • Warren Haynes – mixing
  • Brodie Hutcheson – mixing, additional engineering
  • Dan Jurow – additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Mark Pagliaro- guitar, bass, mandolin, amps technician

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Haynes except where noted.

  1. Wandering Child – Warren Haynes, Matt Abts
  2. Life Before Insanity – Warren Haynes, Danny Louis
  3. Bad Little Doggie – Warren Haynes, Matt Abts, Allen Woody
  4. Lay Your Burden Down – Warren Haynes, Michael Barbiero
  5. Fallen Down
  6. World Gone Wild
  7. Tastes Like Wine
  8. I Think You know What I Mean
  9. Far Away
  10. No Need to Suffer
  11. In My Life


On June 18, 1976.

On June 18, 1976, “Riva” label released “A Night on the Town”, the seventh Rod Stewart album. It was recorded December 1975 – April 1976, at “Cherokee Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Muscle Shoals Sound” in Sheffield, “Criteria” in  Miami” in Nederland, CO, and was produced by Tom Dowd. The cover art is based on Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s painting “Bal du moulin de la Galette”.


  • Rod Stewart – vocals
  • Donald Dunn, Bob Glaub, David Hood, Willie Weeks, Lee Sklar– bass guitar
  • Steve Cropper, Billy Peek, Joe Walsh, Jesse Ed Davis, David Lindley, Fred Tackett– guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis, David Foster, Barry Beckett, J. Smith – keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins, Andy Newmark, Al Jackson Jr., Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Tommy Vig, Joe Lala– percussion
  • Jimmy Horowitz, Mel Lewis, Arif Mardin– string arrangements
  • Tower of Power Horn section – French horn
  • Jerry Jumonville, Plas Johnson– tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Stewart, except where noted.

Slow Side

  1. Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  2. The First Cut Is the Deepest – Cat Stevens
  3. Fool for You
  4. The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II)

Fast Side

  1. The Balltrap
  2. Pretty Flamingo – Mark Barkan
  3. Big Bayou – Gib Guilbeau
  4. The Wild Side of Life – Arlie Carter, William Warren
  5. Trade Winds – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Short Cut Draw Blood”, the third Jim Capaldi studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Smith, Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell.


  • Jim Capaldi- vocals, drums, percussion, drum machine
  • Jess Roden – guitar
  • Paul Kossoff – guitar
  • Chris Spedding – guitar
  • Pete Carr – guitar
  • Ray Allen – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Winwood- guitar, organ, piano, bass, Mellotron, harpsichord
  • Chris Wood- flute
  • Remi Kabaka– drums, percussion
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick- piano, clavinet
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Rosko Gee – bass
  • Jean Roussel – piano
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitar, horn arrangements
  • Peter Yarrow- acoustic guitar
  • Barry Beckett- piano, organ
  • Rico Rodriguez – trombone
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, spoons
  • Muscle Shoals Horns- horns
  • Harry Robinson – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Goodbye Love
  2. It’s All Up to You
  3. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers
  5. Short Cut Draw Blood
  6. Living on a Marble
  7. Boy With A Problem
  8. Keep On Trying
  9. Seagull

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Palladium” label released “Back in ’72”, the sixth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Paradise Studios” in Tijuana, Oklahoma, “Pampa Studios” in Warren, Michigan, and “Muscle Shoals Sound” in Sheffield, Alabama, and was produced by Punch Andrews and Bob Seger.


  • Bob Seger – guitar, vocals, mixing, design
  • Jack Ashford– maracas, marimba, tambourine
  • Barry Beckett– organ, piano, electric piano
  • Philip Bliss – steel guitar, vocals
  • “Bonzo Eddie” Brown– conga
  • J. Cale, Pete Carr, Bill Mueller – guitar
  • Tommy Cartmell – flute, saxophone
  • Roger Hawkins, Jamie Oldaker– drums
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– rhythm guitar
  • Sergio Pastora – conga, tambourine, timbales
  • Scherrie Payne, Luke Smith, Marcy Levy– background vocals
  • Dick Sims – organ, piano, keyboard, clavinet, pedal bass
  • Jim Bruzzese, John LeMay, Jerry Masters, Greg Miller – engineers
  • Punch Andrews, Jim Bruzzese – mixing
  • Thomas Weschler, Christopher Wharf – design
  • Thomas Weschler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Midnight Rider – Gregg Allman, Robert Payne
  2. So I Wrote You a Song
  3. Stealer – Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff
  4. Rosalie
  5. Turn the Page
  6. Back in ‘72
  7. Neon Sky
  8. I’ve Been Working – Van Morrison
  9. I’ve Got Time

In September 1981.

In September 1981, “Rough Trade” label released “Mecca”, the third Cabaret Voltaire studio album. It was recorded in May 1981, at “Western Works” in Sheffield, and was produced by Chris Watson, Richard H. Kirk and Stephen Mallinder.


  • Christopher R. Watson– organ, tape, recording, sleeve design
  • Richard H. Kirk– synthesizer, guitar, clarinet, horns, strings, recording, sleeve design
  • Stephen Mallinder– vocals, bass guitar, bongos, recording, sleeve design
  • Nik Allday – drums
  • Porky – mastering
  • Neville Brody– sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks Chris Watson, Richard H. Kirk and Stephen Mallinder.

  1. A Touch of Evil
  2. Sly Doubt
  3. Landslide
  4. A Thousand Waves
  5. Red Mask
  6. Split Second Feeling
  7. Black Mask
  8. Spread the Virus
  9. A Touch of Evil (reprise)

In September 1972.

In September 1972, “Columbia” label released “My Time”, the fifth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, Alabama, and “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Rot Halee and Boz Scaggs.


  • Boz Scaggs – vocals, electric guitar
  • Barry Beckett– piano
  • Pete Carr – electric guitar
  • Charles Chalmers– saxophone, background vocals
  • Sandra Chalmers – background vocals
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Eddie Hinton– acoustic guitar
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Clayton Ivey – organ, keyboards
  • Jimmy Johnson– electric guitar
  • Donna Rhodes – background vocals
  • David Brown– bass guitar
  • Dorothy Morrison – background vocals
  • George Rains – drums
  • Linda Tillery– background vocals
  • Joachim Young – keyboards
  • Muscle Shoals Horns, Bob Ferreira, Tom Harrell, Mel Martin, Jim Rothermel, Jack Scherer, Jules Broussard – horns
  • Anne Garner – graphics
  • Ethan A. Russell – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Dinah Flo
  2. Slowly in the West – David Brown
  3. Full-Lock Power Slide
  4. Old Time Lovin’ – Al Green
  5. Might Have to Cry
  6. Hello My Lover – Allen Toussaint
  7. Freedom for the Stallion – Allen Toussaint
  8. He’s a Fool for You
  9. We’re Gonna Roll
  10. My Time