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On August 21, 2015.

On August 21, 2015, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied”, the fourth Fratellis album. It was recorded in November 2014, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.


  • Jon Fratelli– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Barry Fratelli – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mince Fratelli – drums, backing vocals
  • Will Foster- piano, keyboards
  • Tony Hoffer- mixer
  • Cameron Lister – engineer
  • Dave Cooley – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Fratelli and Tony Hoffer.

  1. Me and the Devil
  2. Impostors (Little by Little)
  3. Baby Don’t You Lie to Me
  4. Desperate Guy
  5. Thief
  6. Dogtown
  7. Rosanna
  8. Slow
  9. Getting Surreal
  10. Too Much Wine
  11. Moonshine

On April 14, 2009.

On April 14, 2009, “Dangerbird” label released “Swoon”, the second Silversun Pickups album. It was recorded July 2008 – February 2009, at “Sunset Sound”, “Sound Factory” and “Paramount Studios”, and was produced by Dave Cooley. The album cover uses the artwork “St. Clair”; the inside packing features pieces “Disembodiment” and “Reverberations”, all paintings from the collection entitled “The Flowering”, by Darren Waterston.


  • Brian Aubert – vocals, guitar
  • Nikki Monninger – vocals, bass
  • Chris Guanlao – drums
  • Joe Lester – keys
  • Steven Rhodes, Kristen Riley, Jason Gossman – engineers
  • Tony Hoffer, Jason Gossman – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Will Canzoneri – string arrangements
  • Steve Gullick – photography
  • Sara Cumings – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Aubert, Nikki Monninger, Chris Guaniao and Joe Lester.

  1. There’s No Secrets This Year
  2. The Royal We
  3. Growing Old Is Getting Old
  4. It’s Nice to Know You Work Alone
  5. Panic Switch
  6. Draining
  7. Sort Of
  8. Substitution
  9. Catch and Release
  10. Surrounded (or Spiraling)

In February 1971.

In February 1971, “Elektra” label released “Jack-Knife Gypsy”, the second Paul Siebel album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Sunset Sound” and “Elektra Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Robert W. Zachary.


  • Paul Siebel- guitar, vocals
  • Clarence White, Robert Warford – guitar
  • Buddy Emmons- steel guitar
  • David Grisman- mandolin
  • Jim Buchanan- violin, viola
  • Doug Kershaw- fiddle
  • Billy Wolfe, Gary White – bass
  • Bernie Leadon- guitar
  • Ralph Shuckett – organ, piano
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Bill Lazerus, Fritz Richmond – recording engineers
  • Greg Fulginiti– overdub engineer
  • Bruce Morgan – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Robert L. Heimall – art direction
  • Frank Bez – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Siebel.

  1. Jasper and the Miners
  2. If I Could Stay
  3. Jack-Knife Gypsy
  4. Prayer Song
  5. Legend of the Captain’s Daughter
  6. Chips Are Down
  7. Pinto Pony
  8. Hillbilly Child
  9. Uncle Dudley
  10. Miss Jones
  11. Jeremiah’s Song

On January 25, 2011.

On January 25, 2011, “Downtown” label released “Mine Is Yours”, the third Cold War Kids studio album. It was recorded February – March 2010 at “Ocean Way Studios”, “House of David”, “The Smoakstack” and “The LBT” in Nashville, Tennessee;  August 2010 at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jacquire King.


  • Nathan Willett – lead vocals, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Jonathan Russell – lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Matthew Aveiro – drums, percussion
  • Matthew Maust – bass guitar
  • Maust – design
  • Lucy Hamblin – photography
  • Jacquire King– recording, mixing
  • Brad Bivens – additional recording engineer
  • Morgan Stratton, Joe Martino, Adam Bednarik, Justin March – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Nathan Willett.

  1. Mine Is Yours
  2. Louder Than Ever
  3. Royal Blue
  4. Finally Begin
  5. Out of the Wilderness
  6. Skip the Charades
  7. Sensitive Kid
  8. Buldozer
  9. Broken Open
  10. Cold Toes on the Cold Floor
  11. Flying Upside Down

In January 1971.

In January 1971, “Cotillion” label released “Sister Kate”, the debut Kate Taylor album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Sunset Sound” and “Crystal Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Peter Asher.


  • Kate Taylor — vocals, clapping
  • Peter Asher— vocals, background vocals, clapping
  • John Beland, Bernie Leadon, James Taylor – guitar
  • Merry Clayton— vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Sandra Crouch — [ercussion, tambourine
  • Oma Drake — vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Abigale Haness — vocals
  • Gail Haness — background vocals, background music
  • John Hartford— banjo
  • Wayne Jackson— horn, horn arrangements
  • Carole King— piano, vocals, background vocals, string arrangements
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar— guitar, percussion, conga, background vocals
  • Russ Kunkel, Joel O’Brian — drums
  • Charles Larkey, Leland Sklar— bass
  • Andrew Love, The Memphis Horns — horn, horn arrangements
  • Donna Prater — vocals, background vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt— vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Ralph Schuckett — organ, piano, accordion, keyboards
  • D. Souther— guitar, vocals, clapping
  • John Tartaglia — strings, string arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Home Again – Carole King
  2. Ballad of a Well Known Gun – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  3. Be That Way – Livingston Taylor
  4. Handbags and Gladrags – Mike d’Abo
  5. You Can Close Your Eyes – James Taylor
  6. Look at Granny Run, Run – Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman
  7. Where You Lead – Carole King, Toni Stern
  8. White Lightning – Jape Richardson
  9. Country Comfort – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  10. Lo and Behold/Jesus Is Just All Right – James Taylor, A. Reid Reynolds
  11. Do I Still Figure in Your Life – Pete Dello
  12. Sweet Honesty – Beverley Martyn

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Asylum” label released “For Everyman”, the second Jackson Browne studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sunset Sound” and “Studio One” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jackson Browne. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number at 457 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.


  • Jackson Browne – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, rhythm guitar
  • David Crosby– harmony vocals
  • Craig Doerge– piano
  • Wilton Felder– bass guitar
  • Glenn Frey– harmony vocals
  • Doug Haywood – bass, harmony vocals
  • Don Henley– harmony vocals
  • Rockaday Johnnie (Elton John) – piano
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– pedal steel
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • David Lindley– acoustic guitar, electric fiddle, electric guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Gary Mallaber– drums
  • Mickey McGee– drums
  • Joni Mitchell– electric piano
  • Spooner Oldham– organ
  • David Paich– piano
  • Bill Payne– piano
  • Bonnie Raitt– harmony vocals
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • Mike Utley– organ
  • John Haeny– engineer
  • Al Schmitt– engineer, mixing
  • Kent Nebergall, Rick Tarantini – assistant engineer
  • Greg Ladanyi– mastering
  • Anthony Hudson – art direction, design
  • Alan F. Blumenthal – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted:

  1. Take It Easy – Jackson Browne, Glenn Frey
  2. Our Lady of the Well
  3. Colors of the Sun
  4. I Thought I Was a Child
  5. These Days
  6. Redneck Friend
  7. The Times You’ve Come
  8. Ready or Not
  9. Sing My Songs to Me
  10. For Everyman


In October 1966.

In October 1966, “Elektra” label released the debut, self-titled Tim Buckley album. It was recorded in August 1966, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jac Holzman and Paul A. Rothchild.


  • Tim Buckley– guitar, vocals
  • Lee Underwood– guitar
  • Jim Fielder– bass guitar
  • Van Dyke Parks– piano, celesta, harpsichord
  • Billy Mundi– drums, percussion
  • Jack Nitzsche– string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t See You – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  2. Wings
  3. Song of the Magician – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  4. Strange Street Affair Under Blue – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  5. Valentine Melody – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  6. Aren’t You the Girl?
  7. Song Slowly Song – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  8. It Happens Every Time
  9. Song for Jainie
  10. Grief in My Soul – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  11. She Is –Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  12. Understand Your Man