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On October 18, 2004.

On October 18, 2004, “Anti” label released “From a Basement on the Hill”, the sixth and final Elliott Smith studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2003, and was produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf and Joanna Bolme.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith – various instruments, recording, front cover handwriting
  • Sam Coomes – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Steven Drozd – drums
  • Aaron Embry – keyboards
  • Scott McPherson – drums
  • Fritz Michaud – drums
  • Aaron Sperske – drums
  • Nelson Gary – poetry reading
  • Joanna Bolme – mixing
  • Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Scott Wiley – engineering assistance
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Autumn DeWilde – sleeve typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith, except where noted.

  1. Coast to Coast
  2. Let’s get Lost
  3. Pretty (Ugly Before)
  4. Don’t Go Down
  5. Strung Out Again
  6. A Fond Farewell
  7. King’s Crossing
  8. Ostrich & Chirping – David McConnell
  9. Twilight
  10. A Passing Feeling
  11. The Last Hour
  12. Shooting Star
  13. Memory Lane
  14. Little One
  15. A Distorted Reality Is Now a Necessity to Be Free

On August 24, 1974.

On August 24, 1974, “Elektra” label released “Verities & Balderdash”, the fourth Harry Chapin studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Connecticut Recording Studios” in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and was produced by Paul Leka. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Harry Chapin – vocals, guitar
  • John Tropea- acoustic guitar, sitar
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg- drums
  • Don Grolnick- piano, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – synthesizer
  • Irving Spice – concertmaster
  • George Simms – background vocals
  • Frank Simms- background vocals
  • Dave Kondziela – background vocals
  • Zizi Roberts – female vocals
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – recording engineer
  • Paul Leka – mixing
  • Fred Kewley – mixing
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Shiah Grumet – design
  • Bill Hofman – illustration
  • Ruth Bernal – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Chapin, except where noted.

  1. Cat’s in the Cradle- Sandy Chapin, Harry Chapin
  2. I Wanna Learn a Love Song
  3. Shooting Star
  4. 000 Pounds of Bananas
  5. She Sings Songs Without Words
  6. What Made America Famous?
  7. Vacancy
  8. Halfway To Heaven
  9. Six String Orchestra

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Ariola” label released “Roadmaster”, the fourth Gene Clark album. It was compiled from various unreleased recordings for” A&M Records” made in 1970 through 1972, produced by Jim Dickson and Chris Hinshaw.

Personnel:

  • Gene Clark– vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Chris Hillman– vocals, bass guitar
  • David Crosby – vocals, guitars
  • Roger McGuinn– vocals, guitars
  • Michael Clarke– drums
  • Bud Shank– flute
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel guitar
  • Bernie Leadon, Rick Roberts– guitars, vocals
  • Clarence White– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Spooner Oldham– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chris Ethridge– bass guitar
  • Byron Berline– fiddle
  • Chris Hinshaw – recording engineer
  • Henry Diltz – photography
  • Barry Ballard – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Gene Clark except where noted.

  1. She’s the Kind of Girl
  2. One in a Hundred
  3. Here Tonight
  4. Full Circle Song
  5. In a Misty Morning
  6. Rough and Rocky – Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs
  7. Roadmaster – Freddy Weller, Spooner Oldham
  8. I Really Don’t Want to Know – Howard Barnes, Don Robertson
  9. I Remember the Railroad
  10. She Don’t Care About Time
  11. Shooting Star

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Dunhill” label released “People Like Us”, the fifth and the final  Mamas & the Papas studio album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by John Philips.

Personnel:

  • John Phillips– vocals, guitar
  • Michelle Phillips– vocals
  • Denny Doherty– vocals
  • Cass Elliot– vocals
  • Gary Coleman – drums, tambourine, bells, vibraphone, shaker
  • Ed Greene– drums
  • Bobbye Hall– conga, tambourine, shaker, cabasa
  • Jim Horn– flute, saxophone
  • Clarence McDonald– keyboards
  • Tony Newton– bass guitar
  • Earl Palmer– drums
  • Donald Peake, Louie Shelton, David T. Walker– guitar
  • Joe Sample– keyboards
  • Gene Page- orchestral arrangement
  • Dave Hassinger– engineer
  • Rick Heenan, Val Garay- assistant engineer
  • Henry Diltz- cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Phillips, except where noted.

  1. People Like Us
  2. Pacific Coast Highway
  3. Snowqueen of Texas
  4. Shooting Star
  5. Step Out
  6. Lady Genevieve
  7. No Dough
  8. European Blueboy
  9. Pearl
  10. I Wanna Be a Star – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
  11. Grasshopper
  12. Blueberries for Breakfast

 

In February 1978.

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In February 1978, “Arista” label released “Street Hassle”, the eight Lou Reed album. It was recorded in 1977, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and live in  Munich,  Wiesbaden,  Ludwigshafen, Germany, and was produced by Lou Reed and Richard Robinson.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed – guitar, bass, piano, vocals
  • Stuart Heinrich – guitar, background vocals
  • Michael Fonfara- piano
  • Marty Fogel – amplified saxophone
  • Steve Friedman – lead bass, background vocals
  • Jeffrey Ross – lead guitar
  • Michael Suchorsky – drums
  • Aram Schefrin – string arrangement
  • Jo’Anna Kameron, Angela Howard, Christine Wiltshire, Genya Ravan- background vocals
  • Bruce Springsteen- spoken word
  • Engineered by Manfred Schunke, Heiner Friesz
  • Engineered and mixed by Rod O’Brien
  • Gray Russell and Gregg Caruso – assistant engineer
  • Mixed by Lou Reed
  • Mastered by Ted Jensenat Sterling Sound

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed.

  1. Gimmie Some Good Times
  2. Dirt
  3. Street Hassle
  • Waltzing Matilda
  • Street Hassle
  • Slipaway
  1. I Wanna Be Black
  2. Real Good Time Together
  3. Shooting Star
  4. Leave Me Alone
  5. Wait