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On June 1, 1999.

On June 1, 1999, “Dreamworks” label released “Bad Love”, the ninth Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1999, at “Sunset Sound”, “Sound Factory”, “Capitol” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mitchell Froom and Tchad Blake.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman – vocals, piano, arranger, conductor
  • Steve Donnelly – guitar
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen – bass
  • Pete Thomas – drums
  • Brandon Fields – saxophone
  • Martin Krystall – saxophone
  • Jack Nimitz – saxophone
  • Brian Scanlon – saxophone
  • Tom Scott – saxophone
  • Stu Blumberg – trumpet
  • Oscar Brashear – trumpet
  • Bruce Fowler – trombone
  • George Thatcher – trombone
  • James Self – tuba
  • Carmen Carter, Donna Davidson, Linda Harmon, Scottie Haskell, Luana Jackman, Teresa James, Melissa Mackay, Kate Markowitz, Bobbi Page, Sally Stevens-Eskew, Carmen Twillie, Terry Wood, Herb Pedersen – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. My Country
  2. Shame
  3. I’m Dead (But I Don’t Know It)
  4. Every Time It Rains
  5. The Great Nations of Europe
  6. The One You Love
  7. The World Isn’t Fair
  8. Big Hat, No Cattle
  9. Better Off Dead
  10. I Miss You
  11. Going Home
  12. I Want Everyone to Like Me

On April 29, 2014.

On April 29, 2014, “Silver Arrow records” label released “Phosphorescent Harvest” the third Chris Robinson Brotherhood (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Thom Monahan.

Personnel:

  • Chris Robinson – lead vocals, guitar
  • Neal Casal – vocals, guitar, photography
  • Adam MacDougall – vocals, keyboards
  • Mark Dutton – vocals, bass
  • George Sluppick – drums
  • Thom Monahan – engineer, mixing
  • Geoff Neal – engineer assistant
  • Nicolas Essig – engineer assistant
  • JJ Golden – mastering
  • Amy Finkle – featured artist
  • Larry Carlson – cover art
  • Alan Forbes – inside panel, owl artwork
  • Craig Santiago – “Sower” line art

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Robinson and Neal Casal, except where noted.

  1. Shore Power
  2. About a Strange
  3. Meanwhile in the Gods…
  4. Badlands Here We Come
  5. Clear Blue Sky & the Good Doctor
  6. Beggar’s Moon
  7. Wanderer’s Lament
  8. Tornado – Chris Robinson
  9. Jump the Turnstiles – Chris Robinson
  10. Burn Slow

On November 13, 2001.

On November 13, 2001, “Elektra” label released “Motherland”, the third Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded July – September 2001, at “Allaire Studios”, “Sunset Sound” and “Clinton Studios”, and was produced by T-Bone Burnett and Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocal, piano, Rhodes piano
  • Erik Della Penna – electric guitar, classical guitar, acoustic guitar, oud, banjo, lap steel guitar, bouzouki
  • Greg Leisz – acoustic and electric guitar, 12 string guitar, banjo, mandolin
  • Elizabeth Steen – Hammond organ, mellotron, Wurlitzer piano, piano
  • Gabriel Gordon – vocal, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Keefus Ciancia – piano, Hammond organ, keyboard
  • Patrick Warren – Chamberlin, pump organ
  • Guy Klucevsek – accordion
  • Van Dyke Parks – accordion
  • Mike Elizondo – acoustic bass
  • Bob Glaub – bass guitar
  • Jeremy McCoy – bass guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass guitar
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums, percussion
  • Carla Azar – drums 
  • Katie Goldberg – vocal
  • Mavis Staples – vocals
  • Kate Daley – Vivian girl’s voice
  • Kelly Daley – Vivian girl’s voice
  • Stephen Barber – arranger, conductor
  • David Ralicke – tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, trombone
  • Philip Myers – French horn
  • Sandra Church – alto flute
  • David Krakauer – clarinet
  • Mitchell Estrin – bass clarinet
  • Tony Kadleck – trumpet
  • Chris Tedesco – trumpet
  • Sandra Park – violin, string contractor
  • Krystof Kuznik – violin
  • Bruno Eicher – violin
  • Ann S. Kim – violin
  • Lisa E. Kim – violin
  • Karen Marx – violin
  • Robert T. Shaw – violin
  • Fiona Simon – violin
  • Soo Hyun Kwon – violin
  • Jung Sun Yoo – violin
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Laura Seaton – violin
  • Nick Cords – viola
  • Vivek Kamath – viola
  • Karen Dreyfus – viola
  • Elizabeth Dyson – cello
  • Sarah Seiver – cello
  • Alan Stepansky – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. This House Is on Fire
  2. Motherland
  3. Saint Judas
  4. Put the Law on You
  5. Build a Levee
  6. Golden Boy
  7. Henry Darger
  8. The Worst Thing – Spanish lyrics by Daniel de la Calle 
  9. Tell Yourself
  10. Just Can’t Last
  11. Not in This Life
  12. I’m Not Gonna Beg

On October 21, 2016.

On October 21, 2016, “RCA” label released “Integrity Blues”, the ninth Jimmy Eat World studio album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Sunset Sound”, “Chez JMJ”, “Unit 2”, and was produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Jim Adkins, Rick Burch, Zach Lind and Tom Linton.

Personnel:

  • Jim Adkins – lead vocals, guitar
  • Tom Linton – guitar, backing vocals
  • Rick Burch – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Zach Lind – drums, percussion
  • Courtney Marie Andrews – additional vocals 
  • Robin Vining – keyboards, additional vocals
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen – keyboards, programming, percussion
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr. – strings, brass and woodwinds arrangement
  • Steve Aho – music copying, orchestration
  • Vannessa Frebairn-Smith – cello and orchestral session leader
  • Mike Whitson – viola
  • Rob Schear – trumpet
  • Nick Daley – trombone
  • Lara Wickes – English horn
  • Jessica Pearlman – oboe
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen – engineer
  • Mike Schuppan – engineer
  • Carlos de la Garza – engineer
  • Jim Adkins – engineer
  • Zach Lind – engineer
  • Geoff Neal – assistant engineer
  • Ken Andrews – mixing
  • Dave Cooley – mastering
  • Olivia Smith – art direction
  • Sandra Luk – art direction
  • Natalie O’Moore – photography

Track listing:

All songs written by Jim Adkins, Rick Burch, Zach Lind and Tom Linton.

  1. You and Me
  2. Sure and Certain
  3. It Matters
  4. Pretty Grids
  5. Pass the Baby
  6. Get Right
  7. You’re Free
  8. The End is Beautiful
  9. Through
  10. Integrity Blues
  11. Pol Roger

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “A&M” label released “The Lady’s Not for Sale”, the third Rita Coolidge studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios” and “Sunset Sound “ in Los Angeles   and was produced by David Anderle.

Personnel:

  • Rita Coolidge – vocals
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Al Kooper – lead guitar
  • John Sebastian – harmonica
  • Jerry McGee – acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Leadon – guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel and National slide guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Booker T. Jones – flute, background vocals
  • Carl Radle – bass
  • Lee Sklar – bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums, percussion

The Dixie Flyers

  • Charlie Freeman – guitar
  • Marc Benno – guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow – pedal steel guitar
  • Al Perkins Jr. – pedal steel guitar
  • Mike Utley – keyboards
  • Tommy McClure – bass
  • Sammy Creason – drums
  • Marc Benno – arrangements                                                                                
  • Kris Kristofferson – backing vocals, arrangement
  • Priscilla Jones, Donna Weiss, Venetta Fields, Sherlie Matthews, Maxine Willard – backing vocals
  • Glyn Johns, John Haeny, Richie Moore – recording engineer
  • David Anderle – mixing
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – design
  • Bob Jenkins – front and back cover photography

Track listing:

  1. My Crew – Priscilla Jones, Booker T. Jones
  2. Fever – Johnny Davenport, Eddie Cooley
  3. Bird on a Wire – Leonard Cohen
  4. I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight – Bob Dylan
  5. A Woman Left Lonely – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  6. Whiskey Whiskey – Tom Ghent
  7. Everybody Loves a Winner – William Bell, Booker T. Jones
  8. Donut Man – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno
  9. Inside of Me – Marc Benno, Irvin Benno, Mike Utley
  10. The Lady’s Not for Sale – Kris Kristofferson, Carol Pugh

IN August 1981.

In August 1981, “Fool Moon” and “Epic” labels released “The Innocent Age”, the seventh Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Northstar Studios” in Boulder, CO, “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, CO, “Rudy Records” and “Wally Heider Studios” in Hollywood, “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, “Record Plant” in Sausalito, CA,  and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and Marty Lewis.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, tambourine, piano, electric piano, synthesizer, bass, sitar, percussion, bells, arranger, photography
  • Al Perkins – pedal steel guitars
  • Marty Lewis – tambourine
  • Mike Utley – piano
  • Joni Mitchell – vocals
  • Emmylou Harris – vocals
  • Heart Of Darkness Chorale – vocals
  • Richie Furay – harmony vocals
  • Mike Brewer – harmony vocals
  • Kenny Passarelli – bass
  • Norbert Putnam – basss
  • Jimmie Fadden – harmonica
  • Don Alias – African drums, Quido, congas, shaker, cowbell
  • Russ Kinkel – drums, percussion, cymbal
  • Motor City Marty – percussion
  • Joe Lala – congas, cymbal
  • Michael Brecker – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Tom Scott – tenor saxophone
  • Jerry Hey – piccolo flute, trumpet 
  • David Duke – French horn
  • The UCLA Band – orchestra
  • Sid Sharp – violin
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Glen Spreen – brass arrangements
  • Lawrence Fogelberg – arrangements
  • Marty Lewis – engineer, mixing
  • Kosh – design
  • Andy Katz – photography
  • David Awells – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg, except where noted.

  1. Nexus
  2. The Innocent Age
  3. The Sand and the Foam
  4. In the Passage
  5. Lost in the Sun
  6. Run for the Roses
  7. Leader of the Band
  8. Same Old Lang Syne
  9. Stolen Moments
  10. The Lion’s Share
  11. Only the Heart May Know
  12. The Reach
  13. Aireshire Lament
  14. Times Like These
  15. Hard to Say
  16. Empty Cages – Dan Fogelberg, Russ Kinkel, Norbert Putham, Michael Utley
  17. Ghost

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “A&M” label released “Booker T. & Priscilla” album by Booket T. Jones and Priscilla Jones. It was recorded January – February 1971 at “Sunset Sound”, “A&M Records” and “Wally Heider Studios”, and was produced by Booket T. Jones and Priscilla Jones.

Personnel:

  • Booker T. Jones – guitar, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Priscilla Jones – piano
  • Gerry McGhee, Jesse “Indian Ed” Davis – guitar
  • Sanford Konikoff – tambourine
  • Tim Hill – harmonica
  • Jim Horn – oboe
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Bobbye Hall Porter – percussion
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Chuck Beeson – deisgn
  • Jim McCary – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Priscilla Jones, except where noted.

  1. The Wedding Song – Booker T. Jones
  2. She – Chris Ethridge, Graham Parsons
  3. The Indian Song – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  4. For Priscilla – Booker T. Jones
  5. The Delta Song
  6. Why
  7. Mississippi Voodoo
  8. Cool Black Dream
  9. Sweet Child You’re Not Alone – Donna Weiss
  10. He – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  11. Sister Babe
  12. Earth Children – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  13. Wather Brothers
  14. Medley from the Jones Ranch
  15. Funny Honey – Bookler T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  16. California Girl – Booker T. Jones, Priscilla Jones
  17. The Sun Don’t Shine – Booker T. Jones
  18. Ole Man Trouble – Booker T. Jones

On July 8, 2016.

On July 8, 2016, “Concord” label released “Beautiful Broken”, the sixteenth Heart studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, “Tom Tom” in Budapest, Hungary, and was produced by Dan Rothchild and Nancy Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Ann Wilson – lead and background vocals, autoharp
  • Nancy Wilson – lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bowed acoustic guitar, marxophone, autoharp, handclaps, whispers 
  • Ben Smith – drums, percussion, claps, snaps
  • Craig Bartock – acoustic and electric guitars, 12-string acoustic guitar,  percussive guitar, claps, snaps, backing vocals
  • Chris Joyner – synthesizers, piano, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3, field organ, nylon-string guitar 
  • Dan Rothchild – bass, Moog bass, upright bass, additional synthesizer, Hammond B3, additional piano, acoustic and electric guitar, , percussion, textures, handclaps
  • James Hetfield – lead and background vocals
  • Paul Buckmaster – string arrangement
  • Hungarian Studio Orchestra – strings
  • Péter Illényi – conducting
  • Péter Kanyurszky – concertmaster
  • Ken Sluiter – additional textures, claps, snaps
  • Billy Mims – claps, snaps
  • Dwight Mikkelsen – copyist
  • Ken Sluiter – engineering, mixing
  • Bill Mims – additional engineering
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Gentry Studer – mastering engineering assistance
  • Chris Claypool – engineering assistance
  • Geoff Neal – engineering assistance
  • Greg Fidelman – additional engineering
  • Kurina Tamás – strings recording engineering
  • Brian McGuffey – artwork
  • Nancy Wilson – art direction
  • Anna Knowlden – photography
  • Dan Rothchild – photography

Track listing:

  1. Beautiful Version – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Ben Mink, James Alan Hetfield
  2. Two – Shafer “Ne-Yo” Smith, Jesse “Corporal” Wilson, Adam “Royal Z’ Waldman
  3. Sweet Darlin – Ann Wilson
  4. I Jump – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Dan Rothchild
  5. Johnny Moon – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis
  6. Heaven – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis
  7. City’s Burning – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis
  8. Down on Me – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis
  9. One Word – Nancy Wilson
  10. Language of Love – Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Sue Ennis

On May 21, 1996.

On May 21, 1996, “Interscope” label released “Bringing Down the Horse”, the second Wallflowers (The) studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1996, at “Sunset Sound” and “House of Blues Sunset” in Hollywood, “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, “O’Henry Sound Studios” in Burbank, “Brooklyn Studios” in Brooklyn, and was produced by T – Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Michael Ward – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Rami Jaffee – Hammond B3 organ, keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • Greg Richling – bass guitar
  • Jon Brion – lead guitar
  • Mike Campbell – slide guitar 
  • Leo LeBlanc – pedal steel guitar; dobro
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Stephen Bruton – background vocals
  • Gary Louris – background vocals
  • Michael Penn – background vocals
  • Sam Phillips – background vocals
  • Adam Duritz – background vocals
  • Tom Lord-Alge – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan.

  1. One Headlight
  2. 6th Avenue Heartache
  3. Bleeders
  4. Three Marlenas
  5. The Difference
  6. Invisible City
  7. Laughing Out Loud
  8. Josephine
  9. God Don’t Make Lonely Girls
  10. Angel on My Bike
  11. I Wish I Felt Nothing

On May 11, 1993.

On May 11, 1993, “Giant Records” label released “The Vanishing Race”, the twelfth Air Supply album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Trax Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Ground Control Studios” and “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, “Chartmaker Studios” in Malibu, US, and was produced by Humberto Gatica.

Personnel:

  • Russell Hitchcock – lead and backing vocals
  • Graham Russell – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, arrangements
  • Michael Thompson – electric guitar
  • Tim Pierce – electric guitar
  • Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
  • Guy Allison – keyboards, piano, programming
  • Simon Franglen – Synclavier, Synclavier programming
  • Rick Hahn – keyboard programming, drum programming
  • Robbie Buchanan – keyboards
  • Claude Gaudette – keyboards, Moog bass, drum programming
  • Brad Buxer – keyboards, percussion programming
  • Billy Sherwood – 8-string and 5-string bass
  • Leland Sklar – bass guitar
  • Neil Stubenhaus – bass guitar
  • Clifford Rehrig – stick bass
  • Michael Baird – drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Rafael Padilla – percussion
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Steve Tavaglione – saxophone
  • Anita Sherman – backing vocals
  • Jessica Williams – backing vocals
  • Warren Wiebe – backing vocals
  • Quiltman – backing vocals, Indian chant and prayer
  • Michael Sherwood – backing vocals
  • Humberto Gatica – engineer, mixing
  • Felipe Elgueta – engineer, producer assistant
  • Alejandro Rodriguez – mixing assistant
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Brett-Livingstone Strong – artwork
  • Dean Armstrong – photography
  • Graham Russell – executive producer
  • Tony DeFranco – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. It’s Never Too Late – Graham Russell, Michael Sherwood
  2. Faith – Rick Hahn, George Thatcher
  3. Kiss Me Like You Mean It – Graham Russell, Guy Allison, Clifford Rehrig
  4. Evidence of Love – Steve Diamond, Chris Farron
  5. Goodbye – David Foster, Linda Thompson
  6. The Vanishing Race – Graham Russell, Larry Antonino, Michael Sherwood
  7. Don’t Tell Me – Graham Russell, Jimmy Haun, Michael Sherwood
  8. Too Sentimental – Brad Buxer, Graham Russell
  9. I Remember Love – Graham Russell, Michael Sherwood
  10. I’ll Be Thinking of You – Graham Russell