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On September 5, 1995.

On September 5, 1995, “Alligator” label released “Blue Streak”, the 19th Luther Allison album. It was recorded in 1995 and was produced by Jim Gaines, Luther Allison, and James Solberg.


  • Luther Allison– vocals, guitar
  • James Solberg– guitar
  • Ernest Williamson – keyboards
  • Dave Smith – bass
  • Steve Potts– drums
  • Mike Vlahakis– keyboards
  • Ken Faltinson– bass
  • Robb Stupka– drums
  • Bruce McCabe– piano
  • Charlie Bingham – rhythm guitar
  • The Memphis Horns– horn section
  • Jacqueline Johnson – background vocals
  • Jacqueline Reddick– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. All the King’s Horses – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  2. What Have I Done Wrong? – Maghett, Magic Sam
  3. Big City – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  4. Move from the Hood – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  5. What’s Going On in My Home? – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  6. I Believe in Me – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  7. Cherry Red Wine – Luther Allison
  8. Walking Papers – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  9. Think With Your Heart – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  10. You Don’t Know – Luther Allison, James Solberg
  11. Should I Wait? – Luther Allison
  12. Midnight Creepster – Luther Allison

In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Stax” label released “I Wanna Get Funky”, the eighth Albert King studio album. It was recorded in 1972 and was produced by Henry Bush and Allen Jines.


  • Albert King– vocals, electric guitar
  • Donald Kanzie (Donald Kinsey)– rhythm guitar
  • Memphis Symphony Orchestra– strings
  • The Memphis Horns– horns
  • The Bar-Kays& The Movement – rhythm section
  • Hot Buttered Soul, Henry Bush – background vocal

Track listing:

  1. I Wanna Get Funky – Clifton William Smith
  2. Playing on Me – Sir Mack Rice
  3. Walking the Back Streets and Crying – Sandy Jones
  4. ‘Til My Back Ain’t Got No Bone – Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell
  5. Flat Tire – Henry Bush, Booker T. Jones, Albert King
  6. I Can’t Hear Nothing But the Blues – Henry Bush, Dave Clark
  7. Travelin’ Man – Albert King
  8. Crosscut Saw – R.G. Ford
  9. That’s What the Blues Is All About – Bobby Patterson, Jerry Strickland

On November 25, 1974.

On November 25, 1974, “Atlantic” label released “With Everything I Feel in Me”, the twenty-first Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded January–April, 1974, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City and “Criteria Studios” in Miami, FL, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, Arif Mardin, Jerry Wexler and Tom Dowd.


  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Ken Bichel– synthesizer, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Gordon Edwards – bass guitar
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Albhy Galuten– synthesizer
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • Arif Mardin– string arrangements, horn arrangements, synthesizer arrangements
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Robbie McIntosh– percussion
  • The Memphis Horns– horns
    • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone, tenor sax solo
    • Ed Logan– tenor saxophone
    • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
    • James Mitchell– baritone saxophone
    • Jack Hale– trombone
  • Gene Orloff– concertmaster
  • Leon Pendarvis– Hammond organ
  • Bernard Purdie– drums
  • Chuck Rainey– bass
  • Pat Rebillot– mellotron
  • Pat Smith – background vocals
  • Hamish Stuart– percussion
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • Richard Tee– piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond organ
  • Gene Paul, Karl Richardson – recording engineer
  • Lew Hahn – additional engineering
  • Arif Mardin, Gene Paul – mixing
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • Joel Brodsky – photography

Track listing:

  1. Without Love – Carolyn Franklin, Ivy Jo Hunter
  2. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  3. When You Get Right Down to It – Barry Mann
  4. You’ll Never Get to Heaven – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  5. With Everything I Feel in Me – Aretha Franklin
  6. I Love Every Little Thing About You – Stevie Wonder
  7. Sing It Again – Say It Again – Carolyn Franklin
  8. All of These Things – James Cleveland
  9. You Move Me – Glen Murdock, Mike Keck


On September 24, 1991.

On September 24, 1991, “Morgan Creek” label released “Shake Me Up”, the tenth Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by George Massenburg and Bill Payne.


  • Paul Barrère- vocals, guitar, slide guitar
  • Sam Clayton– vocals, percussion
  • Craig Fuller- vocals, guitar
  • Kenny Gradney– bass
  • Richie Hayward– vocals, drums
  • Bill Payne– vocals, keyboards
  • Fred Tackett- guitar, acoustic guitar, trumpet
  • Valerie Carter- backing vocals
  • Shaun Murphy- backing vocals
  • Bonnie Sheridan- backing vocals
  • The Memphis Horns– brass
  • Neon Park – design

Track listing:

  1. Spider’s Blues (Might Need it Sometime) – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne, Fred Tackett
  2. Shake Me Up – Paul Barrère, Craig Fuller, Martin Kibbee, Bill Payne
  3. Things Happen – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne, Fred Tackett
  4. Mojo Haiku – Craig Fuller, Bill Payne
  5. Loved and Lied To – Paul Barrère, Craig Fuller, Richie Hayward, Bill Payne
  6. Don’t Try So Hard – Craig Fuller
  7. Boom Box Car – Paul Barrère
  8. Fast & Furious – Paul Barrère, Sam Clayton, Bill Payne, Fred Tackett
  9. Livin’ on Dreams – Paul Barrère, Craig Fuller, Bill Payne, Fred Tackett
  10. Clownin’ – Paul Barrère, Fred Tackett
  11. Down in Flames – Paul Barrère, Craig Fuller, Martin Kibbee, Neon Park, Bill Payne

On March 10, 1982.

On March 10, 1982, “Charisma” label released “After Hours”, the ninth Gary Moore studio album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Gary Moore and Ian Taylor.


  • Gary Moore– vocals, guitar
  • Will Lee, Bob Daisley, Johnny B. Gaydon – bass
  • Graham Walker, Anton Fig– drums
  • Tommy Eyre– keyboards
  • Martin Drover – trumpet
  • Frank Mead, Nick Pentelow, Nick Payn – saxophone
  • Andrew Love, Wayne Jackson– The Memphis Horns
  • Carol Kenyon, Linda Taylor – vocals
  • Richard Morgan – oboe
  • B. King– vocals, guitar
  • Albert Collins – vocals, guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except  where noted.

  1. Cold Day in Hell – Gary Moore
  2. Don’t You Lie to Me (I Get Evil) – Hudson Whittaker
  3. Story of the Blues
  4. Since I Met You Baby
  5. Separate Ways
  6. Only Fool in Town
  7. Key to Love – John Mayall
  8. Jumpin’ at Shadows – Duster Bennett
  9. The Blues is Alright – Milton Campbell
  10. The Hurt Inside
  11. Nothing’s the Same

On June 21, 2016.

On June 21, 2016, Wayne Lamar Jackson died aged 74. He was musician, song writer and producer, playing trumpet in the “Stax Records” house band The Mar – Keys, but best known as co-founder, together with Andrew Love, and member of The Memphis Horns, regarded as  “arguably the greatest soul horn section ever”. Jackson and Love played together on 52 No. 1 songs, and recorded and toured with many famous names, including Elvis Presley, Otis Reding, Neil Diamond, Aretha Franklin, The Doobie Brothers, Al Green, Dusty Springfield, Jimmy Buffet, Robert Cray, Sam & Dave and many others. In 2012, the Memphis Horns received a “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award” for outstanding artistic significance in music.

On May 11, 1993.

On May 11, 1993, “MCA” label released “Out of Body”, the fifth Hooters studio album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Ardent Studios” in Memphis, and was produced by Joe Hardy, Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman.


  • Rob Hyman – lead vocals, piano, organ, synthesizer, Mellotron, accordion, percussion, hooter
  • Eric Bazilian – lead vocals, guitars, mandolin, bass guitar, sitar, hooter, saxophone, recorder, synthesizer, percussion
  • David Uosikkinen – drums, percussion
  • John Lilley – vocals, guitar
  • Fran Smith Jr. – vocals, bass guitar, tambourine
  • Mindy Jostyn – vocals, violin, guitar, harmonica, string arrangements
  • Cyndi Lauper: vocals
  • The Memphis Horns: Andrew Love – tenor saxophone, Wayne Jackson trumpet, trombone
  • Linda Minke: cello
  • Max Huls: violin

Track listing:

  1. Twenty-Five Hours a Day – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Jerry Lynn Williams
  2. Boys Will Be Boys – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Cyndi Lauper
  3. Shadow of Jesus – Eric Bazilian, Glenn Goss
  4. Great Big American Car – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Wendy Waldman
  5. Private Emotion – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian
  6. Driftin’ Away – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian
  7. Dancing on the Edge – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, John Bettis
  8. All Around the Place – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian
  9. One Too Many Nights – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian
  10. Nobody But You – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Jerry Lynn Williams

On April 12, 2012.

On April 12, 2012, Andrew Love died aged 70. He was saxophone player best known for being a member of The Memphis Horns. He was session musician at “Stax Records”, and together with trumpet player Wayne Jackson, he created the signature of Stax horn sound. Love has recorded and toured with many famous artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley, Dusty Springfield, The Doobie Brothers, Jimmy Buffett and Robert Cray.

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