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On June 2, 2008.

On June 2, 2008, “Super Ego Records” label released “@#%&*! Smilers” (pronounced Fucking Smilers), the seventh Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul Bryan.

Personnel:

  • Aimee Mann – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, bowed acoustic
  • Paul Bryan – bass, backing vocals, horn arrangements
  • Jamie Edwards – keyboards
  • Jebin Bruni – Moog 
  • Chris Bruce – guitar solo 
  • Jay Bellerose – drums
  • Willie Murillo – trumpet
  • Mark Visher – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Jason Thor – trombone and bass trombone
  • Eric Gorfain, Daphne Chen, Amy Wickman, Alyssa Park, Terry Glenny, Marisa Kuney, Melisa Reiner – violins
  • Leah Katz, Caroline Buckman, David Sage – violas
  • Richard Dodd, Alan Matthews, John Krovaza – cellos
  • Buddy Judge – backing vocals
  • Kimon Kirk – backing vocals
  • Sean Hayes – duet vocals
  • Dave Eggers – whistling
  • Patrick Warren – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Aimee Mann, except where noted.

  1. Freeway
  2. Stranger into Starman
  3. Looking for Nothing
  4. Phoenix
  5. Borrowing Time
  6. It’s Over
  7. 31 Today
  8. The Great Beyond
  9. Medicine Wheel – Aimee Mann, Gretchen Seichrist
  10. Columbus Avenue
  11. Little Tornado
  12. True Believer – Aimee Mann, Grant Lee Phillips
  13. Ballantines

on october 10, 2000.

On October 10, 2000, “Interscope” label released “Breach”, the third Wallflowers studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Sunset Sound”, “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, “Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, “Sound Inn” in Tokyo, and was produced by Andrew Slater and Michael Penn.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Mario Calire – drums, percussion
  • Rami Jaffee – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Greg Richling – bass guitar
  • Michael Ward – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan.

  1. Letters from the Wasteland
  2. Hand Me Down
  3. Sleepwalker
  4. I’ve Been Delivered
  5. Witness
  6. Some Flowers Bloom Dead
  7. Mourning Train
  8. Up from Under
  9. Murder 101
  10. Birdcage
  11. Babybird (hidden track) 

In July 1973.

In July 1973, “Blue Note” label released “Street Lady”, the 32nd Donald Byrd album. It was recorded in June 1973, at “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Larry Mizell.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Roger Glenn- flute
  • Jerry Peters- piano, electric piano
  • Fonce Mizell– vocals, clavinet, trumpet
  • Fred Perren– vocals, synthesizer
  • David T. Walker- guitar
  • Chuck Rainey- electric bass
  • Harvey Mason- drums
  • King Errisson – congas, bongos
  • Stephanie Spruill – percussion
  • Larry Mizell- vocals, arranger, conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Mizell and Donald Byrd except where noted.

  1. Lansana’s Priestess
  2. Miss Kane
  3. Sister Love
  4. Street Lady – Larry Mizell, Fonce Mizell
  5. Witch Hunt
  6. Woman of the World – Larry Gordon, Larry Mizell

 

On June 24, 1980.

On June 24, 1980, “Asylum” label released “Hold Out”, the sixth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded 1979 – 1980, at “The Sound Factory”, “Record One” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jackson Browne and Greg Ladanyi.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead vocals, acoustic piano, guitar
  • David Lindley– electric guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Craig Doerge– acoustic piano, Hammond organ, string synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Bill Payne– Hammond organ, string synthesizer
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Rick Marotta– hi-hat, tom-toms, drums
  • Joe Lala– percussion
  • Danny Kortchmar– maracas
  • Rosemary Butler– background vocals
  • Doug Haywood – background vocals
  • Rusty Conway, Donald Miller – production assistant
  • Greg Ladanyi – engineer
  • Brent Averill, Niko Bolas, James Ledner, Jim Nipar, Sergio Reyes, Karen Siegal, George Ybarra – assistant engineer
  • Buford Jones – mixing
  • Doug Sax– mastering
  • Dawn Patrol – album cover
  • Jimmy Wachtel – design, photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted.

  1. Disco Apocalypse
  2. Hold Out
  3. That Girl Could Sing
  4. Boulevard
  5. Of Missing Persons
  6. Call It a Loan – Jackson Browne, David Lindley
  7. Hold On Hold Out – Jackson Browne, Craig Doerge

In June 1969.

In June 1969, “Reprise” label released “Just Good Old Rock and Roll”, the fifth Electric Prunes studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Hassinger.

Personnel:

  • Ron Morgan – guitar
  • Mark Kincaid – guitar, backing vocals
  • John Herron – organ
  • Brett Wade – bass, flute, backing vocals
  • Dick Whetstone – lead vocals, drums
  • Rick Heenan – engineer
  • Juddy Phillips – engineer
  • Ed Thrasher– art direction
  • Tommy Mitchell – cover photo

Track listing:

  1. Sell – M. Herron, John Herron
  2. 14 Year Old Funk – Bill Daffern, Ron Morgan
  3. Love Grows – Bill Daffern, John Fleck, Ron Morgan, Brett Wade
  4. So Many People to Tell – Brett Wade
  5. Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers – Jimmy Holiday, Jimmy Lewis, Cliff Chambers
  6. Giant Sunhorse – Bill Daffern, Ron Morgan, Larry Tamblyn, Brett Wade
  7. Violent Rose – John Herron, Dick Whetstone
  8. Thorjon – Mark Kincaid, Brett Wade, Dick Whetstone
  9. Silver Passion Mine – Brett Wade
  10. Tracks – M. Herron, John Herron
  11. Sing to Me – Brett Wade

 

 

On September 4, 2015.

On September 4, 2015, “Nonesuch” label released “Yours, Dreamily”, the debut Arcs album. It was recorded in 2015, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, “The Diamond Mine” and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York, “Easy Eye Sound” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Dan Auerbach and Leon Michels.

Personnel:

  • Dan Auerbach– vocals, bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, buzz, percussion
  • Leon Michels – piano, organ, keyboards, saxophone, electric guitar, percussion, synthesizer, drums, bass guitar
  • Richard Swift– vocals, drums, keyboards, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Homer Steinweiss – drums
  • Mariachi Flor de Toloache – vocals, horns, strings
  • Veronica Medellin – guitar
  • Russ Pahl – electric guitar
  • Chamberlin– drums
  • Thomas Brenneck – guitar
  • Ray Mason – trombone
  • Lee Fields– vocals
  • Bobby Emmett – vocals, piano, organ, horns
  • Kenny Vaughan– baritone guitar
  • Russ Pahl – pedal steel guitar
  • Dave Roe – upright bass
  • Jeffery Clemens – drums
  • Brian Olive – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Once We Begin (Intro) – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  2. Outta My Mind – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Homer Steinweiss
  3. Put a Flower in Your Pocket – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift
  4. Pistol Made of Bones – Dan Auerbach
  5. Everything You Do (You Do for You) – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  6. Stay in My Corner – Dan Auerbach, Nick Movshon, Homer Steinweiss
  7. Cold Companion – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift
  8. The Arc – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Homer Steinweiss
  9. Nature’ s Child – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  10. Velvet Ditch – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swif
  11. Chains of Love – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  12. Come & Go – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels
  13. Rosie (Ooh La La) – Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift
  14. Searching the Blue – Dan Auerbach

On May 7, 2013.

On May 7, 2013, “Elektra” label released “More Than Just a Dream”, the second  Fitz and The Tantrums studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.

Personnel:

  • Michael Fitzpatrick– vocals, keyboards, engineering
  • Noelle Scaggs– vocals, percussion
  • James King– saxophone, flute, guitar
  • Joseph Karnes – bass guitar
  • Jeremy Ruzumna – keyboards
  • John Wicks– drums, percussion
  • Tony Hoffer– guitar, programming, additional synths
  • Todd Burke – recording engineer, mixing
  • Neal Avron– mixing
  • Dave Cooley – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks, except where noted.

  1. Out of My League
  2. Break the Walls – Chris Seefried, Sia Furler, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks.
  3. The Walker
  4. Spark – Dave Bassett, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks.
  5. 6am
  6. Fools Gold – Dave Bassett, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks.
  7. Keepin’ Our Eyes Out
  8. Last Raindrop – Chris Seefried, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks.
  9. House on Fire – Chris Seefried, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks
  10. The End
  11. Get Away – Chris Seefried, Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, James King, Joseph Kames and John Wicks
  12. Merry Go Round

In January 1994.

In January 1994, “Capitol” label released “Mirror Blue”, the seventh Richard Thompson studio album. It was recorded in January 1993, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson– guitar, vocals, mandolin
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboards
  • Jerry Scheff– bass guitar, double bass
  • Pete Thomas– drums, percussion
  • Christine Collister, Michael Parker – backing vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertinas
  • Danny Thompson- double bass
  • Alistair Anderson – concertina, Northumbrian pipes
  • Tom McConville, Martin Dunn – flute
  • Philip Pickett- shawms

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson.

  1. For the Sake of Mary
  2. I Can’t Wake Up to Save my Life
  3. MGB-GT
  4. The Way That it Shows
  5. Easy There, Steady Now
  6. King of Bohemia
  7. Shane and Dixie
  8. Mingus Eyes
  9. I Ride in Your Slipstream
  10. Beeswing
  11. Fast Food
  12. Mascara Tear
  13. Taking my Business Elsewhere

 

In November 1976.

In November 1976, “Asylum” label released “The Pretender”, the fourth Jackson Browne studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jon Landau. The album was ranked at number 391 on “Rolling Stone” magazine’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne– vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, photography
  • John Hall, Albert Lee, Fred Tackett, Waddy Wachtel– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Luis Damian – acoustic guitar, harmony vocals
  • Lowell George– slide guitar, harmony vocals
  • Roberto Gutierrez – guitarron, violin, backing vocals
  • David Lindley– fiddle, lap steel guitar
  • Roy Bittan, Craig Doerge, Bill Payne, Michael Utley– keyboards
  • Bob Glaub, Chuck Rainey, Leland Sklar– bass
  • Jim Gordon, Russ Kunkel, Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Arthur Gerst – harp, backing vocals, musical arrangements
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • Richard Hyde– trombone
  • Jim Horn, Quitman Dennis – saxophones
  • Rosemary Butler, David Crosby, Don Henley, Graham Nash, Bonnie Raitt, D. Souther– harmony vocals
  • John Haeny, Mark Howlett, Greg Ladanyi – engineers
  • Paul Black – assistant engineer
  • Val Garay, Greg Ladanyi – mixing
  • Dennis Kirk – mixing assistant
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • John Haeny – recorder
  • David Campbell, Arthur Gerst, Jim Horn – arrangers
  • David Campbell – string arrangements
  • Paul Black, Dennis Kirk – assistants
  • Gary Burden – art direction, design
  • Howard Burke – photography
  • Tom Kelley – cover photography
  • Jon Landau – notes editing

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted.

  1. The Fuse
  2. Your Bright Baby Blues
  3. Linda Paloma
  4. Here Come Those Tears Again – Jackson Browne, Nancy Farnsworth
  5. The Only Child
  6. Daddy’s Tune
  7. Sleep’s Dark and Silent Gate
  8. The Pretender

 

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “The Last Record Album”, the fifth Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lowell George. The cover art was by Neon Park.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George- vocals, guitar
  • Paul Barrère- guitar, vocals
  • Sam Clayton- congas
  • Kenny Gradney- bass
  • Richard Hayward- drums, vocals
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, synthesizer, vocals
  • Valerie Carter- backing vocals
  • John Hall- guitar
  • Fran Tate- backing vocals
  • George Massenburg- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Romance Dance – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne
  2. All That You Dream – Paul Barrère, Bill Payne, Floyd
  3. Long Distance Love – Lowell George
  4. Day or Night – Bill Payne, Fran Tate
  5. One Love Stand – Paul Barrère, Kenny Gradney, Bill Payne
  6. Down Below the Borderline – Lowell George
  7. Somebody’s Leavin’ – Bill Payne
  8. Mercenary Territory – Lowell George, Richard Hayward