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On March 24, 2009.

On March 24, 2009, Uriel Jones died aged 74. He was session drummer for Motown’s in-house studio band, the Funk Brothers, during the 1960s and early 1970s. He has recorded with many famous artists including Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell, Diana Ross, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Stevie Wonder, Carl Dixon BandTraxs and Spider Webb.

 

On March 1, 1992.

On March 1, 1992, “Fontana” label released the self-titled, debut Ocean Colour Scene album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Brendan Lynch.

Personnel:

  • Simon Fowler – vocals, guitar, photography
  • Steve Cradock – guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • Damon Minchella – bass
  • Oscar Harrison – drums, background vocals
  • Iain Huddy – percussion
  • Tony Hennigan – flute, cello
  • Alison Moyet – background vocals
  • Tim Palmer – mixing
  • Joe Dilworth – photography
  • Martin Jenkins – photography
  • Valerie Phillips – photography
  • Neil Thorpe – photography
  • Lawrence Watson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Fowler, Steve Cradock, Damon Minchella and Oscar Harrison, except where noted.

  1. Talk On
  2. How About You
  3. Giving It All Away
  4. Justine
  5. Do Yourself a Favour – Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright
  6. Third Shade of Green
  7. Sway
  8. Penny Pinching Rainy Heaven Days
  9. One of Those Days
  10. Is She Coming Home
  11. Blue Deep Ocean
  12. Reprise

 

 

On February 13, 2006.

On February 13, 2006, “Concord” label released “Timeless”, the 38th Sérgio Mendes album. It was recorded September 2004 – January 2006, and was produced by will.i.am and Sérgio Mendes.

Personnel:

  • Sérgio Mendes – vocals, Fender Rhodes, piano, synthesizer, synthesizer Strings, Wurlitzer, arranger, liner notes
  • i.am – vocals, rap, bass, drum programming, percussion, piano, sampling, arranger, liner notes
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Kleber Jorge – vocals, cavaquinho, acoustic guitar
  • Paulo Aragão – guitar, surdo, cavaco, banjo, cavaquinho
  • Bill Brendle – Fender Rhodes
  • Maogani Quartet – acoustic guitars
  • Mitchell Long – electric guitar
  • Paul Meyers – guitar
  • Marcus Tardelli – guitar arrangements
  • Keith Harris – fills, ride cymbal
  • Tim Izo – saxophone, flute
  • Steve Tavaglione – saxophone
  • Peter Wolf – bass, orchestral arrangements
  • Sergio Brandão – bass
  • Leonardo Nobre – bass
  • Mike Shapiro – bass, drums, snare drums, percussion
  • Paulinho Braga – drums
  • Gary “Sugar Foot” Greenberg – drums
  • Chuck Prada – congas
  • Meia Noite – percussion
  • John Legend – vocals
  • Justin Timberlake – vocals
  • The Black Eyed Peas – vocals
  • Erykah Badu – vocals
  • Marcos Alves – vocals
  • Arie – vocals
  • Debi Nova – vocals
  • Gracinha Leporace – vocals, photography
  • Marcelo D2 – rap
  • Pharoahe Monch – rap
  • Q-Tip – rap
  • Chali 2na – rap
  • Jason Villaroman – drum programming, engineer
  • Tony Maserati – mixing
  • Roland Young – design, visual concept
  • Albert Watson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben
  2. That Heat – William Adams, Norman Gimbel, Henry Mancini
  3. Berimbau Consolação – Vinicius de Moraes, Baden Powell
  4. The Frog – João Donato
  5. Let Me – Norman Gimbel, Baden Powell
  6. Bananeira – João Donato, Gilberto Gil
  7. Surfboard – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  8. Please Baby Don’t – John Legend
  9. Samba da Benção – Vinícius de Moraes, Baden Powell
  10. Timeless – Printz Board, Sérgio Mendes
  11. Loose Ends – William Adams, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Hustin Timberlake, Sérgio Mendes
  12. Fo’-Hop (Por Trás de Brás de Pina) – Guinga
  13. Lament (No Morro) – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  14. Ei Menina – João Donato, Gutemberg Guarabyra
  15. Yes, Tes Y’All – William Adams, Bob Dorough, Charles Stewart, Tariq Trotter, Ben Tucker

 

On December 28, 1963.

On December 28, 1963, “Tamla Motown” label released “With a Song In My Heart”, the third Stevie Wonder studio album. It was recorded in 1963, at “Hitsville USA” in Detroit, and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Clarence Paul and William “Mickey” Stevenson.

Personnel:

  • Stevie Wonder- vocals, harmonica
  • Ernie Wilkins- arranger, conductor
  • Los Angelessession musicians – instrumentation

Track listing:

  1. With a Song in My Heart – Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
  2. When You Wish Upon a Star – Ned Washington, Leigh Harline
  3. Smile – Charlie Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner
  4. Make Someone Happy – Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne
  5. Dream – Johnny Mercer
  6. Put on a Happy Face – Charles Strouse, Lee Adams
  7. On the Sunny Side of the Street – Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
  8. Get Happy – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
  9. Give Your Heart a Chance – Ron Miller, Orlando Murden, Kenneth O’Neil
  10. Without a Song – Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans

On November 25, 1974.

On November 25, 1974, “Atlantic” label released “With Everything I Feel in Me”, the twenty-first Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded January–April, 1974, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City and “Criteria Studios” in Miami, FL, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, Arif Mardin, Jerry Wexler and Tom Dowd.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Ken Bichel– synthesizer, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Gordon Edwards – bass guitar
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Albhy Galuten– synthesizer
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Arif Mardin– string arrangements, horn arrangements, synthesizer arrangements
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Robbie McIntosh– percussion
  • The Memphis Horns– horns
    • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone, tenor sax solo
    • Ed Logan– tenor saxophone
    • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
    • James Mitchell– baritone saxophone
    • Jack Hale– trombone
  • Gene Orloff– concertmaster
  • Leon Pendarvis– Hammond organ
  • Bernard Purdie– drums
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Pat Rebillot– mellotron
  • Pat Smith – background vocals
  • Hamish Stuart– percussion
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • Richard Tee– piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond organ
  • Gene Paul, Karl Richardson – recording engineer
  • Lew Hahn – additional engineering
  • Arif Mardin, Gene Paul – mixing
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • Joel Brodsky – photography

Track listing:

  1. Without Love – Carolyn Franklin, Ivy Jo Hunter
  2. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. When You Get Right Down to It – Barry Mann
  4. You’ll Never Get to Heaven – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  5. With Everything I Feel in Me – Aretha Franklin
  6. I Love Every Little Thing About You – Stevie Wonder
  7. Sing It Again – Say It Again – Carolyn Franklin
  8. All of These Things – James Cleveland
  9. You Move Me – Glen Murdock, Mike Keck

 

On September 13, 2010.

On September 13, 2010, “Atlantic” label released “Going Back”, the eighth solo Phil Collins studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, at Phil Collins studio in Geneva, and was produced by Phil Collins.

Personnel:

  • Phil Collins– lead  and backing vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards, bass, glockenspiel, acoustic and electric piano, harp, handclaps, footstomps, guitar, organ, fingersnaps, mixing
  • Ray Monette– guitar, wah-wah guitar
  • Eddie Willis– guitar
  • Bob Babbitt– bass guitar
  • Ronnie Caryl– acoustic guitar
  • Connie Jackson-Comegys – backing vocals
  • Lynne Fiddmont-Linsey – backing vocals
  • Jason Rebello– vibraphone, acoustic and electric piano
  • John Aram – trombone, handclaps , fingersnaps, horn arrangements and transcriptions
  • Guy Barker– trumpet
  • Tom Rees-Roberts – trumpet
  • Phil Todd – baritone saxophone, flute, piccolo
  • Graeme Blevins – tenor saxophone
  • Celeste-Marie Roy – bassoon
  • Steve Jones – handclaps, fingersnaps
  • Nicholas and Matthew Collins – handclaps, fingersnaps, footstomps, backing vocals
  • Scott Stroman – string arrangements and transcriptions, conductor
  • Menhuin Academy – strings
  • Yvan Bing – engineer
  • Thoraya Binzagar, Thierry Chaunay – assistant engineer
  • Yvan Bing – mixing
  • Kevin Reeves – mastering
  • Mike Hosey – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue) – Norman Whitfield, Edward Holland, Jr.
  2. (Love Is Like a) Heatwave – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  3. Uptight (Everything’s Alright) – Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy, Henry Cosby
  4. Some of Your Lovin’ – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  5. In My Lonely Room – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  6. Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me for a Little While) – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  7. Blame It on the Sun – Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright
  8. Papa Was a Rolling Stone – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  9. Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer – Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright
  10. Standing in the Shadows of Love – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  11. Do I Love You – Peter Anders, Phil Spector, Vincent Poncia Jr.
  12. Jimmy Mack – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  13. Something About You – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  14. Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  15. Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever – Ivy Jo Hunter, Stevie Wonder
  16. Going to a Go-Go – Warren Moore, William Robinson, Jr., Robert Rogers, Marvin Tarplin
  17. Talkin’ About My Baby – Curtis Mayfield
  18. Going Back – Goffin, King

On June 1, 2018.

On June 1, 2018, “Polydor” label released “As Long as I Have You”, the tenth Roger Daltrey album. It was recorded 2014 – 2018, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roger Daltrey– lead vocals
  • Pete Townshend– acoustic and electric guitars
  • John Hogg – bass, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeremy Stacey – drums, percussion
  • Regina McCrary – backing vocals, tambourine
  • Beverly Ann McCrary – backing vocals
  • Alfreda McCrary – backing vocals
  • Deborah McCrary – backing vocals
  • Matt Holland – trumpet, abrass arrangements
  • Martin Winning – saxophone
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • David Catlin-Birch – bass
  • Liam Genockey – drums
  • Jon Button – double bass
  • Barnaby Dickinson – trombone
  • Geraint Watkins – piano
  • Andy Cutting – melodian
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Dave Eringa – additional percussion, programming, tubular bells
  • Sean Genockey – guitars
  • Mick Talbot– keyboards

Track listing:

  1. As Long as I Have You – Bob Elgin, Jerry Ragovoy
  2. How Far – Stephen Stills
  3. Where Is a Man to Go? – Jerry Gillespie, T. Oslin
  4. Get On Out of the Rain – Ruth Copeland, Clyde Wilson
  5. I’ve Got Your Love – Boz Scaggs
  6. Into My Arms – Nick Cave
  7. You Haven’t Done Nothing – Stevie Wonder
  8. Out of Sight, Out of Mind – Clyde Otis, Ivy Jo Hunter
  9. Certified Rose – Roger Daltrey, Gerard McMahon
  10. The Love You Save – Joe Tex
  11. Always Heading Home – Roger Daltrey, Nigel Hinton