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On July 10, 1990.

On July 10, 1990, “Sire” label released “Stray”, the fourth Aztec Camera album. It was recorded in 1990 and was produced by Roddy Frame and Eric Calvi.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Frame – vocals, guitars
  • Gary Sanctuary– keyboards
  • Paul Powell – bass guitar
  • Frank Tontoh – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Roddy Frame.

  1. Stray
  2. The Crying Scene
  3. Get Outta London
  4. Over My Head
  5. Good Morning Britain
  6. How It Is
  7. The Gentle Kind
  8. Notting Hill Blues
  9. Song for a Friend

On May 23, 1995.

On May 23, 1995, “Sire” label released “Young Blood”, the 38th Jerry Lee Lewis studio album. It was recorded September 1993 – January 1995, at “Blue Jay Recording Studio” in Carlisle, Massachusetts, “House of Blues Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, “Lewis Ranch” in Nesbit, Mississippi, “Sunset Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, California, “Your Place or Mine Studio” in Glendale, California, and was produced by Andy Paley.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Lee Lewis – vocals, piano
  • James Burton- guitar
  • Buddy Harman- drums
  • Kenny Lovelace- guitar, fiddle
  • Andy Paley- drums, backing vocals
  • Joey Spampinato- bass
  • Al Anderson – guitar
  • Don Allen – drums
  • Stuart Aptekar – horns and reeds
  • Tommy Ardonlino – drums
  • Yoshiro Arita – strings
  • Don Baer – guitar
  • Craig Ball – horns and reeds
  • R. Byrd – bass
  • Glen Colson – drums
  • John Curtis – strings
  • Elliot Easton- guitar
  • Bob Efford – horns and reeds
  • Matthew Glaser – strings
  • Bob Glaub- bass
  • Mike Kernan – guitar, backing vocals
  • Bobby B. Keyes – guitar
  • Frank Macchia – horns and reeds
  • Frank Marocco- accordion
  • Jonathan Paley – bass
  • Dave Roe Rorick – bass
  • Mike Turk – harmonica
  • Robby Turner- pedal steel guitar
  • Stanley Watkins – horns and reeds
  • Danny Weinstein – horns and reeds
  • Billy West- backing vocals
  • David Whitney – horns and reeds

Track listing:

  1. I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive – Fred Rose, Hank Williams
  2. Goosebumps – Al Anderson, Andy Paley
  3. Things – Bobby Darin
  4. Miss The Mississippi And You – William Halley, Eric Schoenberg
  5. Young Blood – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  6. Crown Victoria Custom ’51 – Andy Paley, Jerry Lee Lewis, James Burton, Kenny Lovelace
  7. High Blood Pressure – Huey Piano Smith
  8. Restless Heart – A. Paley, J. Burton, J. Richmond, K. Lovelace
  9. Gotta Travel On – D. Lazer, F. Hollerman, L. Ehrlich, L. Hays, P. Clayton, P. Seeger, R. Gilbert
  10. Down the Road a Piece – Don Raye
  11. It Was The Whiskey Talkin’ (Not Me) – A. Paley, J. Paley, M. Kernan, N. Claflin
  12. Poison Love – Elmer Laird
  13. One of them Old Things – Hoy Lindsey, Joel Sonnier
  14. House of Blue Lights – Don Raye, Freddie Slack

 

On January 24, 1994.

On January 24, 1994, “Sire” label released “Hips and Makers”, the debut Kristin Hersh album. It was recorded April-October 1993, at “Stable Sound” in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and was produced by Lenny Kaye and Kristin Hersh.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, guitar
  • Jane Scarpantoni- cello
  • Michael Stipe- additional vocals
  • Phill Brown – engineer
  • Steve Rizzo – assistant engineer
  • Vaughan Oliver– design
  • Shinro Ohtake– artwork
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh, except where noted.

  1. Your Ghost
  2. Beestung
  3. Teeth
  4. Sundrops
  5. Sparky
  6. Houdini Blues – Kristin Hersh, William James Hersh
  7. A Loon
  8. Velvet Days
  9. Close Your Eyes
  10. Me and My Charm
  11. Tuesday Night
  12. The Letter
  13. Lurch
  14. The Cuckoo – traditional, arranged by Kristin Hersh
  15. Hips and Makers

On January 23, 1989.

On January 23, 1989, “4AD” and “Sire” labels released “Hunkpapa”, the third Throwing Muses album. It was recorded in 1988, at “Fort Apache Studios”, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and was produced by Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar
  • Leslie Langston – vocals, bass guitar
  • David Narcizo– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Bernie Worrell– keyboards
  • Russ Gershon– tenor saxophone
  • Tom Halter – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Russell Jewell – trombone
  • Guy Yarden – violin
  • Steve Haigler – engineering
  • Matt Lane – engineering assistance
  • Phil Magnotti – engineering assistance
  • Greg Calbi– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh, except where noted.

  1. Devil’s Roof
  2. Bea
  3. Dizzy
  4. No Parachutes
  5. Dragonhead – Tanya Donelly
  6. Say Goodbye
  7. Fall Down
  8. I’m Alive
  9. Angel – Tanya Donelly
  10. Mania
  11. The Burrow
  12. Take

 

On August 9, 1997.

On August 9, 1997, “Sire” and “Warner Bros” labels released “Lovesongs for Underdogs”, the debut Tanya Donelly album.  It was recorded in 1997 and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Wally Gagel and Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, accordion, keyboards
  • Wally Gagel – bass, percussion, keyboards, drum machine, arranger
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, accordion, bass, keyboards, saw
  • Jonathan Williams – electric guitar
  • Stacy Jones – drums
  • David Lovering– drums
  • David Narcizo– drums
  • Hilken Mancini – background vocals
  • Chris Toppin – background vocals
  • Matthew Ellard, Wally Gagel, Dan McLoughlin – engineer
  • Jesse Henderson, Suzanne Kapa, Kelly Wohlford – engineer assistant
  • Wally Gagel, Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade – mixing
  • Dave Kirkpatrick – mixing assistant
  • Brian Lee – mastering
  • Carl Plaster – drums technician
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly except where noted.

  1. Pretty Deep
  2. The Bright Light
  3. Landspeed Song
  4. Mysteries of the Unexplained
  5. Lantern
  6. Acrobat – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  7. Breathe Around You
  8. Bum
  9. Clipped
  10. Goat Girl
  11. Manna
  12. Swoon

 

On May 29, 2012.

On May 29, 2012, “Sire” label released “What We Saw from the Cheap Seats”, the sixth Regina Spektor studio album. It was recorded in 2011, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mike Elizondo and Regina Spektor.

Personnel:

  • Regina Spektor – vocals, piano, keyboards, marimba
  • Mike Elizondo – bass, upright bass, acoustic and electric guitars, programming
  • Jack Dishel: vocals
  • Aaron Sterling – drums, percussion, marimba
  • Jay Bellerose – drums, percussion, bongos
  • Danny T. Levin – trumpet
  • David Moyer – baritone and tenor saxophone
  • John Daversa: trumpet
  • Adam Hawkins – engineer
  • Brent Arrowood – engineer assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Stephen Walker – art direction, design
  • Shervin Lainez – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Regina Spektor except where noted.

  1. Small Town Moon
  2. Oh Marcello – Regina Spektor with interpolation by Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus, and Gloria Caldwell (Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood)
  3. Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)
  4. Firewood
  5. Patron Saint
  6. How
  7. All the Rowboats
  8. Ballad of a Politician
  9. Open
  10. The Party
  11. Jessica

In November 1987.

In November 1987, “Sire” label released “Love”, the third Aztec Camera studio album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma, Russ Titelman, Roddy Frame, David Frank, Michael Jonzun and Rob Mounsey.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Frame – vocals, guitar
  • Rob Mounsey- bass, keyboards, keyboard programming
  • Marcus Miller, Kent Wagner, Will Lee– bass
  • Peter Beckett – keyboards
  • David Frank – keyboards, programming
  • Robbie Kilgore – bass synthesizer
  • Dave Weckl, Steve Jordan, Steve Gadd– drums
  • Carole Steele – percussion
  • Dan Hartman, Jill Dell’Abate, Lani Groves, Tawatha Agee, Gordon Grody, Robin Clark, Scott Parker, Loria Jonzun, Michael Jonzun, Carroll Thompson- backing vocals
  • Jimmy Bralower – drums, drum programming
  • Jeff Bova– programming
  • Soni Jonzun – saxophone
  • Peter Saville Associates– design, art direction

Track listing:

All tracks written Roddy Frame.

  1. Deep & Wide & Tall
  2. How Men Are
  3. Everybody Is A Number One
  4. More Than A Law
  5. Somewhere In My Heart
  6. Working In A Goldmine
  7. One & One
  8. Paradise
  9. Killermont Street

 

 

In July 1983.

In July 1983, “Sire” label released “Close to the Bone”, the second Tom Tom Club.It was recorded in 1983, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas, and was produced by Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and Steven Stanley.

Personnel:

  • Tina Weymouth- bass, vocals
  • Chris Frantz- drums, vocals
  • Alex Weir- guitar
  • Wally Badarou, Tyrone Downie, Raymond Jones – keyboards
  • Rupert Hine- keyboards
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Lani Weymouth, Laura Weymouth – vocals
  • James Rizzi- cover illustration
  • Steven Stanley, Benjamin Armbrister, Frank Hanna, Kendall Stubbs – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Pleasure of Love
  2. On the Line Again
  3. This Is a Foxy World
  4. Bamboo Town
  5. The Man With the 4-Way Hips
  6. Measure Up
  7. Never Took a Penny
  8. Atsababy! (Life Is Great)

On July 21, 1978.

On July 21, 1978, “Sire” label released “Can’t Stand the Rezillos”, the debut Rezillos album. It was recorded in February 1978 at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Clearmountain, Tony Bongiovi, Lance Quinn, Jo Callis, Mysterious, Angel Paterson, Fay Fife and Eugene Reynolds. In March 2003,  Mojo  magazine ranked “Can’t Stand the Rezillos” in its “Top 50 Punk Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Jo Callis– electric guitars
  • Mysterious (aka William Mysterious) – bass, saxophone
  • Angel Paterson – drums
  • Fay Fife – vocals
  • Eugene Reynolds – vocals
  • Simon Templar – bass
  • Gail Warning – backing vocals

All tracks by John Callis except where noted.

  1. Flying Saucer Attack
  2. No
  3. Somebody’s Gonna Get Their Head Kicked in Tonight – Jeremy Spencer
  4. Top of the Pops
  5. 2000 A.D. – Jo Callis, Mysterious
  6. It Gets Me – Mysterious
  7. Can’t Stand My Baby
  8. Glad All Over – Dave Clark, Mike Smith
  9. (My Baby Does) Good Sculptures
  10. I Like It – Mitch Murray
  11. Getting Me Down
  12. Cold Wars
  13. Bad Guy Reaction

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Sire” label released “Shake Some Action”, the fourth Flamin’ Groovies studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Rockfield Studios Monmouth” in South Wales, and was produced by Dave Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Cyril Jordan – guitar, vocals
  • Chris Wilson – guitar, vocals
  • James Farrell – guitar
  • George Alexander – bass
  • David Wright – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Cyril Jordan and Chris Wilson except where noted.

  1. Shake Some Action
  2. Sometimes – Gene Thomasson
  3. Yes, It’s True
  4. Louis Blues – W. C. Handy
  5. You Tore Me Down
  6. Please Please Girl
  7. Let the Boy Rock ‘n’ Roll – Joe Butler, John Sebastian
  8. Don’t You Lie to Me – Chuck Berry
  9. She Said Yeah – Roddy Jackson, Sonny Christy
  10. I’ll Cry Alone
  11. Misery – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  12. I Saw Her – Cyril Jordan, Hunter
  13. Teenage Confidential
  14. I Can’t Hide