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On June 19, 2001.

On June 19, 2001, “Capitol” label released “Trust No One”, the debut Dave Navarro solo album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Mad Hatter Studios”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “NRG Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, “Media Vortex” in Burbank, California, “Southern Tracks” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Dave Navarro, Rich Costey, Andrew Slater and Jimmy Boyle.
Personnel:
• Dave Navarro – lead vocals, acoustic and guitars, bass, synthesizer, keyboards, sampling
• Matt Chamberlain – drums
• Rich Costey – programming, additional guitar, synth programming, chorus guitar, , vibraphone
• Mike Elizondo – bass
• Roy Mayorga – drums, percussion
• Holly Palmer – vocals
• DJ Numark – additional production, drum programming
• Jon Brion – intro voice, slide bass, additional guitar, ring modulator guitar
• Pinky Villandry – backing vocals
• Eugene – strings
• Twiggy Ramirez – bass
• Stephen Perkins – drums
• Monet Mazur – background scream
• Danny Saber – additional production, programming, bass
• Brendan O’Brien – bass and keyboards
• Andrew Slater – executive producer
• Brendan O’Brien – mixer
• Rich Costey – mixer
• Jimmy Boyle – engineer
• Dale Lawton – assistant engineer
• Geoff Walcha – assistant engineer
• Ryan Williams – assistant engineer
• Dave Ahlert – assistant engineer
• Steve Mixdorf – assistant engineer
• Mark Plati, Dave Schiffman, Danny Saber – additional engineering
• Mastered by Eddy Schreyer and Gene Grimaldi
Track listing:
All tracks by Dave Navarro, except where noted.

1. Rexall
2. Hungry
3. Sunny Day
4. Mourning Son
5. Everything
6. Not for Nothing
7. Avoiding the Angel
8. Very Little Daylight
9. Venus in Furs – Lou Reed
10. Slow Motion Sickness

 

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In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Elektra” label released “Playing Possum”, the fifth Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded in 1975 at “Sound Labs”, “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “Crystal Sound”, “ A&M Studios” and “Burbank Studios” in California, and was produced by Richard Perry.In 1991, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 20 on its  list of the “100 Greatest Album Covers.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon — acoustic guitar, guitar, piano, arrangements, vocals, background vocals
  • Jeff Baxter— guitar
  • Eddie Bongo — conga
  • Rita Coolidge— vocals, background vocals
  • Irving Cottler— drums
  • John— guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Alan Estes — percussion
  • Andrew Gold— guitar, drums, tambourine
  • Jim Gordon— drums
  • Abigale Haness — vocals, background vocals
  • James Newton Howard— arp Synthesizer, keyboards, electric piano
  • Carole King— vocals, background vocals
  • Clydie King— vocals, background vocals
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow— pedal steel guitar
  • Russ Kunkel— drums
  • Trevor Lawrence — saxophone, alto saxophone
  • Billy Mernit — piano
  • Joe Mondragon — bass
  • Ken Moore — vocals, background vocals
  • Tommy Morgan — harmonica
  • Andy Newmark— percussion, drums
  • Richard Perry— tambourine
  • Vini Poncia— vocals, background vocals
  • Emil Richards— percussion
  • Rodney Richmond — vocals, background vocals
  • Lee Ritenour— guitar, mandolin, electric guitar
  • Alvin Robinson— guitar
  • Leland Sklar— bass, drums
  • Fred Staehle — percussion
  • Ringo Starr— drums
  • Liza Strike — vocals
  • James Taylor— acoustic guitar, guitar, vocals, background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters — vocals, background vocals
  • Derrek Van Eaton — fiddle, flute
  • Lon Van Eaton — clarinet, flute, sitar
  • Klaus Voormann— bass
  • Willie Weeks— bass
  • Maxine Willard — background vocals
  • Carolyn Willis — vocals, background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon; except where noted.

  1. After the Storm
  2. Love Out in the Street
  3. Look Me in the Eyes
  4. More and More – Mac Rebennack, Alvin Robinson
  5. Slave – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  6. Attitude Dancing – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  7. Sons of Summer – Bill Mernit
  8. Waterfall
  9. Are You Ticklish
  10. Playing Possum

In March 1973.

In March 1973, “Asylum” label released “Closing Time”, the debut Tom Waits studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” and “United Western Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jerry Yester.

Personnel:

  • Tom Waits– vocals, piano, guitar, harmonium, harpsichord, celeste
  • Delbert Bennett – trumpet
  • Shep Cooke – guitar; backing vocals
  • Peter Klimes – guitar; pedal steel guitar
  • Bill Plummer – double bass
  • John Seiter– drums; backing vocals
  • Arni Egilsson – bass guitar
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Tony Terran– trumpet
  • Ed Caraeff– photography
  • Richie Moore – additional engineering
  • Cal Schenkel– design, artwork
  • Jerry Yester– engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Waits.

  1. Ol’ 55
  2. I Hope That I Don’t Fall in Love With You
  3. Virginia Avenue
  4. Old Shoes (& Picture Postcards)
  5. Midnight Lullaby
  6. Martha
  7. Rosie
  8. Lonely
  9. Ice Cream Man
  10. Little Trip Heaven (On the Wings of Your Love)
  11. Grapefruit Moon
  12. Closing Time

 

 

In December 1969.

love-out-here

In December 1969, “Blue Thumb Records” label released “Out Here”, the fifth Love album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Arthur Lee.

Personnel:

  • Arthur Lee- rhythm guitar, harmonica, piano, organ, vocal
  • Jay Donnellan- lead guitar
  • Frank Fayad- bass
  • George Suranovich- drums
  • Paul Martin- lead guitar
  • Gary Rowles- lead guitar
  • Drachen Theaker– drums
  • Jim Hobson- organ, piano
  • George Gaal, Arthur Lee – engineers
  • Burt Shonberg- album cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Arthur Lee, except where noted.

  1. I’ll Pray for You
  2. Abalony
  3. Signed D.C.
  4. Listen to My Song
  5. I’m Down
  6. Stand Out
  7. Discharged
  8. Doggone
  9. I Still Wonder – Jay Donnellan, Arthur Lee
  10. Love Is More Than Words or Better Late Than Never
  11. Nice to Be
  12. Car Lights On in the Daytime Blues
  13. Run to the Top
  14. Willow Willow
  15. Instra-Mental
  16. You Are Something
  17. Gather ‘Round

 

On September 18, 1967.

smiley-smile

On September 18, 1967, “Capitol” label released “Smiley Smile”, the 12th Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded February 1966 – July 1967, at “Sunset Sound Recorders”; “United Western Recorders”; “CBS Columbia Square”; Brian Wilson’s home studio, and “Wally Heider Studios”, in Los Angeles, and was produced by The Beach Boys. In 1974, “NME” magazine voted “Smiley Smile” the 64th greatest album of all time.

Personnel:

  • Al Jardine– vocals
  • Bruce Johnston– vocals
  • Mike Love– vocals
  • Brian Wilson– vocals
  • Carl Wilson– vocals
  • Dennis Wilson– vocals
  • Chuck Britz– engineer
  • Jim Lockert– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Wilson except where noted.

  1. Heroes and Villains – Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks
  2. Vegetables – Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks
  3. Fall Breaks and Back to Winter (W. Woodpecker Symphony)
  4. She’s Goin’ Bald – Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks, Mike Love
  5. Little Pad – Carl Wilson, Brian Wilson
  6. Good Vibrations – Brian Wilson
  7. With me Tonight
  8. Wind Chimes
  9. Getting’ Hungry – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  10. Wonderful – Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks
  11. Whistle In

 

On August 31, 1970.

Sunflower

On August 31, 1970, “Reprise” label released “Sunflower”, the 16th Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded June–October 1967 / January 1969 / July 1970, at “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “Gold Star Studios”, and Brian Wilson’s home studio in Los Angeles, and was produced by The Beach Boys. In 1997, “Guardian” ranked the album at number 66 on its list of the “100 Best Albums Ever”.

Personnel:

  • Al Jardine– vocals, guitar
  • Bruce Johnston– vocals
  • Mike Love– vocals
  • Brian Wilson– vocals, piano, bass[  Moog
  • Carl Wilson– vocals, guitar, bass
  • Michel Colombier– arranger, string arrangement
  • Stephen Desper– chief engineer and mixer, Moog
  • Daryl Dragon– special thanks, drums, tubular bell, harpsichord, piano, vibraphone
  • Igor Horeshevsky– cello
  • Ricci Martin– cover photo
  • Ed Thrasher– original art direction and innerspread photograph

Track listing:

  1. Slip On Through – Dennis Wilson
  2. This Whole World – Brian Wilson
  3. Add Some Music to Your Day – Brian Wilson, Joe Knott, Mike Love
  4. Got to Know the Woman – Dennis Wilson
  5. Deirdre – Bruce Johnston, Brian Wilson
  6. It’s About Time – Dennis Wilson, Bob Burchman, Al Jardine
  7. Tears in the Morning – Bruce Johnston
  8. All I Wanna Do – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  9. Forever – Dennis Wilson, Gregg Jakobson
  10. Our Sweet Love – Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Al Jardine
  11. At My Window – Brian Wilson, Al Jardine
  12. Cool, Cool Water – Brian Wilson, Mike Love