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On January 8, 1991.

On January 8, 1991, “Island” label released “Fly Me Courageous”, the fourth Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ studio album. It was recorded in 1990, at “Kiva Recording Studio” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Geoff Workman.

Personnel:

  • Buren Fowler – guitar
  • Kevn Kinney – vocals, guitar
  • Tim Nielsen – bass guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Jeff Sullivan – drums, percussion
  • Geoff Workman – engineering
  • Tim “Super Glue” Ray – assistant engineering
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Buren Fowler, Kevn Kinney, Tim Nielsen, and Jeff Sullivan.

  1. Around the Block Again
  2. Chain Rection
  3. Fly Me Courageous
  4. Look What You’ve Done to Your Brother
  5. For You
  6. Let’s Go Dancing
  7. The Innocent
  8. Together
  9. Lost in the Shuffle
  10. Build a Fire
  11. Rush Hour

On November 10, 1980.

On November 10, 1980, “Mercury” label released “As One”, the eleventh Bar Kays album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Ardent Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Allen Jones.

Personnel:

  • Larry Dodson – vocals
  • Winston Stewart – keyboards
  • Lloyd Smith – guitar
  • James Alexander – bass
  • Mike Beard – drums
  • Charles “Scoops” Allen – trumpet
  • Harvey Henderson – saxophone
  • Frank Thompson – trombone

Track listing:

  1. As One
  2. Say It Through Love
  3. Body Fever
  4. Work It Out
  5. Boogie Body Land
  6. Take The Time To Love Somebody
  7. Open Your Heart
  8. Deliver Us

On November 3, 2009.

On November 3, 2009, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” label released “Three Cheers for the Broken Hearted”, the tenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel, and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, Mellotron, guitars, drums, cello, horns
  • Steve Babb – lead and backing vocals, bass, keyboards, guitars
  • Josh Bates – guitar
  • David Wallimann – guitar 

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel, except where noted.

  1. Come On, Come On
  2. The Lure of Dreams
  3. A Rose for Emily – Rod Argent
  4. Sleep On
  5. The Mid-Life Weird
  6. A Bitter Wind
  7. The Curse They Weave
  8. Sundown Shores
  9. Schrodinger’s Lament
  10. Hyperbole
  11. Falling

On October 25, 2011.

On October 25, 2011, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” label released “Cor Cordium”, the twelfth Glass Hammer studio album. The name of the album is taken from the poem of the same name by Algernon Charles Swinburne. It was recorded in 2011, at “Sound Resources”, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Jon Davison – lead vocals, acoustic guitars
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, steel and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – acoustic, electric and classical guitars, electric sitar
  • Randall Williams – drums
  • Jeffrey Sick – violin
  • Ed Davis – viola
  • Daylon Walden – co-production, engineering
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Tom Kuhn – cover artwork
  • Julie Babb – band photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steve Babb, Fred Schendel and Jon Davison, all music by Steve Babb, Schendel, Jon Davison and Alan Shikoh.

  1. Nothing Box
  2. One Heart
  3. Salvation Station
  4. Dear Daddy
  5. To Someone
  6. She, a Lonely Tower

On September 30, 1997.

On September 30, 1997, “Windham Hill” label released “Hunger”, the fifteenth Janis Ian studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, “The Congress House” in Austin, Texas, “Music Mill”, “Ocean Way”, “Quad & Woodland Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jeff Balding, Janis Ian, and Ani DiFranco.

Personnel:

  • Janis Ian – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Cyro Baptista- percussion
  • Kevin Breit – electric and National Steel guitars, bouzouki
  • Andrew Gilchrist – electric guitar
  • Dan Huff- electric guitar
  • Randy Leago – accordion
  • Glenn Worf – upright bass
  • David Piltch- upright bass
  • Ani DiFranco- bass, sampling, background vocals
  • Andy Stochansky – drums, percussion
  • Steve Brewster – drums
  • Terry McMillian – percussion
  • Ron Huff – arranger
  • Jeff Balding – mixing
  • Andrew Gilehrist – mixing
  • Sonny Mediana – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Janis Ian, except where noted.

  1. Black & White
  2. On the Dark Side of Town
  3. Might As Well Be Monday
  4. Getting Over You – Janis Ian, Gary Burr
  5. Searching for America
  6. Hunger
  7. Welcome to Acousticville
  8. Honor Them All
  9. Empty
  10. House Without a Heart
  11. Shadow
  12. Getting Over You (with strings) – Janis Ian, Gary Burr

On September 27, 2016.

On September 27, 2016, “Arion Records” label released “Valkyrie”, the sixteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – electric, acoustic and classical guitars, electric sitar
  • Steve Babb – lead vocals, bass, keyboards
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, guitars, lead vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Bob Katz– mastering
  • Michal Xaay Loranc – cover art, booklet art

Track listing:

  1. The Fields We Know
  2. Golden Days
  3. No Man’s land
  4. Nexus Girl
  5. Valkyrie
  6. Fog of War
  7. Dead and Gone
  8. Eucatastrophe
  9. Rapturo

On September 22, 2017.

On September 22, 2017, “Palmetto Records” label released “On a Distant Shore”, the 40th Leon Russell album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Thirty Seventeen Studio” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Mark Lambert and Leon Russell.

Personnel:

  • Leon Russell – vocals, bass, keyboards
  • Coco Bridges – vocal, cover painting
  • Sugaree Noel Bridges – vocals
  • Mike Brignardello – bass
  • Ray Goren – various instruments
  • Larry Hall  – guitar, horn, keyboards, orchestral arrangements, strings
  • Tony Harrell – keyboards
  • Drew Lambert – bass
  • Mark Lambert  – guitar, liner notes, engineer, mixing
  • Chris Leuzinger – guitar
  • Greg Morrow – drums
  • Russ Pahl – steel guitar
  • Andre Reiss – guitar
  • Eddie Kramer – engineer, mixing
  • Shawn Davies – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Leon Russell.

  1. On a Distant Shore
  2. Love This Way
  3. Here Without You by Matt Harris and Leon
  4. This Masquerade
  5. Black and Blue
  6. Just Leaves and Grass
  7. On the Waterfront
  8. Easy to Love
  9. Hummingbird
  10. The One I Love Is Wrong
  11. Where Do We Go From Here
  12. A Song for You

On September 4, 2001.

On September 4, 2001, “Hyena” label released “Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions”, the 16th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in April 2001, at “Sun Studio” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Vernon Reid.

Personnel:

  • James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar
  • Vernon Reid– guitar
  • Charles Burnham- violin
  • Rick Steff- piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond B3 organ
  • David Barnes – harmonica
  • Mark Peterson – bass
  • Aubrey Dayle- drums

Track listing:

  1. Spoonful – Willie Dixon
  2. I Want to Be Loved – Willie Dixon
  3. Little Red Rooster – Willie Dixon
  4. Dimples – James Bracken, John Lee Hooker
  5. I Just Want to Make Love to You – Willie Dixon
  6. Evil – Wille Dixon
  7. Death Letter – Son House
  8. Fattening Frogs for Snakes – Willie Williamson
  9. Money – John Lee Hooker
  10. I Love the Life I Live, I Live the Life I Love – Willie Dixon
  11. Too Lazy to Work, Too Nervous to Steal – Daylie Holmes, Marl H. Young
  12. Double Trouble – Otis Rush
  13. I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline) – Chester Burnett
  14. Back Door Man – Willie Dixon

In August 1966.

In August 1966, “Atlantic” label released “The Exciting Wilson Pickett”, the third Wilson Pickett album. It was recorded May 1965 – May 1966, in Memphis, Tennessee, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and was produced by Jerry Wexler, Steve Cropper, Jim Stewart, Rick Hall, and Tom Dowd.

Personnel:

  • Wilson Pickett– vocals
  • Tommy Cogbill, Donald Dunn– bass guitar
  • Steve Cropper, Jimmy Johnson, Chips Moman– guitar
  • Joe Hall, Isaac Hayes, Spooner Oldham– keyboards, piano
  • Roger Hawkins, Al Jackson Jr.– drums
  • Wayne Jackson, Gene “Bowlegs” Miller– trumpet
  • Charles “Packy” Axton, Andrew Love, Charles Chalmers– tenor saxophone
  • Floyd Newman – baritone saxophone
  • Steve Cropper – supervisor
  • Tom Dowd– engineer, supervisor
  • Rick Hall – engineer, supervisor
  • Jim Stewart– engineer, supervisor
  • Haig Adishian – cover design
  • Bob Rolontz– liner notes
  • Scott Galloway – liner notes
  • Nick Samardge – photography
  • Jerry Wexler– supervisor

Track listing:

  1. Land of 1000 Dances – Chris Kenner
  2. Something You Got – Chris Kenner
  3. 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
  4. Barefootin’ – Robert Parker
  5. Mercy Mercy – Don Covay, Ronald Dean Miller
  6. You’re So Fine – Lance Finney, Willie Schofield, Bob West
  7. In the Midnight Hour – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  8. Ninety-nine and a Half (Won’t Do) – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd, Wilson Pickett
  9. Danger Zone – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  10. I’m Drifting – Homer Banks, Pickett, David Porter
  11. It’s All Over – Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett
  12. She’s So Good to Me – Bobby Womack

On July 30, 2003.

On July 30, 2003, Samuel Cornelius Phillips died aged 80. He was record producer, radio DJ, and founder of “Sun Records” and “Sun Studio”, in Memphis, Tennessee. In the 1940s, Phillips worked as a DJ for “Muscle Shoals”, Alabama radio station “WLAY”. In 1951, Phillips recorded what is considered to be the first rock and roll record, “Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats. He discovered and produced recordings by Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, and Howlin’ Wolf.