Tag Archives: Sweet

On April 16, 2013.

On April 16, 2013, “Megaforce Records” label released “Rat Farm”, the fourteenth Meat Puppets studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2103, and was produced by Curt Kirkwood.

Personnel:

  • Curt Kirkwood- vocals, guitars, arrangements
  • Cris Kirkwood- vocals, bass guitar
  • Shandon Sahm- drums, percussion
  • Douglas Heusser – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Curt Kirkwood, except where noted.

  1. Rat Farm
  2. One More Drop
  3. Down
  4. Leave Your Head Alone
  5. Again
  6. You Don’t Know
  7. Waiting
  8. Time and Money – Kylie Ellison, Curt Kirkwood
  9. Something Blue
  10. Original One
  11. River Rose
  12. Sweet
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On February 14, 2002.

On February 14, 2002, Michael Thomas “Mick” Tucker died aged 54. He was drummer, member of the bands Wainwright’s Gentlemen and Sweetshop, best known as the drummer and backing vocalist of Sweet.

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “RCA” label released “Desolation Boulevard”, the third Sweet album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn.

Personnel:

  • Brian Connolly– lead vocals
  • Steve Priest– bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Andy Scott– guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker– drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott and Mick Tucker except where noted.

  1. The Six Teens – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  2. Solid Gold Brass
  3. Turn It Down – Mike Chapman, Nick Chinn
  4. Medusa – Andy Scott
  5. Lady Starlight – Andy Scott
  6. The Man with the Golden Arm – Elmer Bernstein, Sylvia Fine
  7. Fox on the Run
  8. Breakdown
  9. My Generation – Pete Townshend

In April 1974.

In April 1974, “RCA” label released “Sweet Fanny Adams”, the second Sweet album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Phil Wainman.

Personnel:

  • Brian Connolly– lead vocals
  • Steve Priest– bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Andy Scott– guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker– drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott and Mick Tucker except where noted.

  1. Set Me Free – Andy Scott
  2. Heartbreak Today
  3. No You Don’t – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  4. Rebel Rouser
  5. Peppermint Twist – Joey Dee,Henry Glover
  6. Sweet F.A.
  7. Restless
  8. Into the Night – Andy Scott
  9. AC-DC – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn

 

On November 27, 1971.

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On November 27, 1971, “RCA” label released “Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be”, the debut Sweet album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Phil Wainman.

Personnel:

  • Brian Connolly— lead vocals
  • Steve Priest— bass guitar, lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Andy Scott— guitars, lead vocals (track 13), backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker— drums, backing vocals
  • Frank Torpey — guitar
  • Mick Stewart — guitar
  • John Roberts — bass
  • Phil Wainman— drums, percussion
  • Pip Williams— guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn except where noted.

  1. Co-Co
  2. Chop Chop
  3. Reflections – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr.
  4. Honeysuckle Love – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker
  5. Santa Monica Sunshine
  6. Daydream – John Sebastian
  7. Funny Funny
  8. Tom Tom Turnaround
  9. Jeanie – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker
  10. Sunny Sleeps Late
  11. Spotlight – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker
  12. Done Me Wrong All Right – Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker

 

On June 4, 1942.

Capitol Records

On June 4, 1942, “Capitol Records” was founded by Johnny Mercer, Buddy DeSylva, and Glenn Wallichs. Over the decades, the label became home to artists such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Bobby Darin, Glen Campbell, Steve Miller, Dr. Hook, Bob Seger, Tina Turner, Heart,  Nat King Cole, the Four Knights, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Stan Kenton, June Christy, Louis Prima, Keely Smith, the Louvin Brothers, Judy Garland, the Andrews Sisters, Harry James, Andy Griffith, Shirley Bassey, the Kingston Trio, Dean Martin, The Four Freshmen, Helen Reddy, Anne Murray, April Wine, Blondie, Bloodrock, Burning Spear, Buzzcocks, David Bowie, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, Max Webster, Lee Clayton, Natalie Cole, The Goose Creek Symphony, Sammy Hagar, The Knack, Maze, Mink DeVille, Juice Newton, Raspberries, Minnie Riperton, Diana Ross, Sweet, The Specials, The Sylvers, Ten Wheel Drive, The Stranglers, Tavares, George Thorogood, Triumvirate, Little River Band, Wings, The Persuasions, Richard Marx, The Motels, Billy Squier, Crowded House, Peter Blakeley, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, The Doobie Brothers, Willie Dixon, Glass Tiger, Katrina & The Waves, Grace Jones, Lloyd Cole, Pet Shop Boys, Sawyer Brown, Queen, Roxette, Brian Setzer,The Smithereens, Spandau Ballet, The Tubes, Paul Westerberg, Butthole Surfers, Concrete Blonde, Billy Idol, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Megadeth, Exodus, W.A.S.P., Poison, Iron Maiden, Queensrÿche,  Beastie Boys, King Tee, Mantronix, Mellow Man Ace, Robbie Robertson, Dave Koz, Ashford and Simpson, Freddie Jackson, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Skinny Puppy and others.