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On July 1, 2008.

On July 1, 2008, “429 Records” label released “Join the Band”, the fifteen Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Mac McAnally and Bill Payne.

Personnel:

  • Paul Barrere- vocals, guitars
  • Sam Clayton- percussion, vocals
  • Kenny Gradney- bass
  • Richie Hayward- drums, backing vocals
  • Shaun Murphy- vocals
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, vocals
  • Fred Tackett- guitars, mandolin, trumpet, backing vocals
  • Brad Paisley – guitar
  • Mike Gordon – bass
  • Emmylou Harris – vocals
  • Bob Seger – vocals
  • Béla Fleck – banjo
  • Vince Gill – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Sonny Landreth – slide guitar
  • Jim Mayer – slap and standing bass
  • Michael Utley – Hammond organ, background vocals
  • Alan Schulman – background vocals, engineer, mixing
  • David Alan Kogut – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Fat Man in the Bathtub – Lowell George
  2. Something in the Water – Al Anderson, Jeffrey Steele, Bob DiPiero
  3. Dixie Chicken – Lowell George, Fred Martin
  4. See You Later Alligator – Robert Guidry
  5. Champion of the World – Will Kimbrough
  6. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  7. Don’t You Just Know It – Huey “Piano” Smith
  8. Time Loves a Hero – Paul Barrère, Kenny Gradney, Bill Payne
  9. Willin’ – Lowell George
  10. This Land Is Your Land – Woody Guthrie
  11. Oh Atlanta – Bill Payne
  12. Spanish Moon – Lowell George
  13. Trouble – Lowell George
  14. Sailin’ Shoes – Lowell George
  15. I Will Play for Gumbo – Jimmy Buffett (bonus track)
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On January 15, 1970.

On January 15, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “This Girl’s in Love with You”, the sixteenth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded January 8 – 9, and October 3, 1969, and was produced by Jerry Wexler, Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– vocals, piano
  • Duane Allman– guitar
  • Barry Beckett– keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins– drums
  • Eddie Hinton– guitar
  • David Hood– bass
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Jerry Weaver – guitar
  • Robert Honablue – engineering
  • King Curtis– tenor saxophone, horns

Track listing:

  1. Son of a Preacher Man – John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins
  2. Share Your Love with Me – Al Braggs, Deadric Malone
  3. The Dark End of the Street – Chips Moman, Dan Penn
  4. Let It Be – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  5. Eleanor Rigby – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. This Girl’s in Love with You – Burt Bacharach,  Hal David
  7. It Ain’t Fair – Ronnie Miller
  8. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  9. Call Me – Aretha Franklin
  10. Sit Down and Cry – Clyde Otis, Lou Stallman

On April 19, 2012.

On April 19, 2012, Mark Lavon “Levon” Helm died aged 71. He was singer, multi – instrumentalist and actor, best known as drummer and vocalists for The Band. He sang on Band classics including The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Up on Cripple Creek, Rag Mama Rag, and The Weight. In February 2008, his album “Dirt Farmer” won “Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album”, and in November same year, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked Helm at number 91 on its list of “100 Greatest Singers of All Time”.

On February 26, 2002.

On February 26, 2002, “Blue Note” label released “Belly of the Sun”, the 13th Cassandra Wilson album. It was recorded in 2001, in the Clarksdale, Mississippi train station, and was produced by Cassandra Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Cassandra Wilson– vocals; surdo, guitar
  • Marvin Sewell – guitars
  • Kevin Breit– mandolin, guitars, vocals, bouzouki, omnichord
  • Mark Peterson – basses
  • Jeffrey Haynes – percussion, plastic tub, steel pans
  • Cyro Baptista– vocals, percussion
  • Xavyon Jamison – drums
  • Boogaloo” Ames – piano
  • Children of M.S.44 (NYC)
  • Rhonda Richmond – vocals, piano
  • Richard Johnston– vocals, guitar
  • Jewell Bass, Vasti Jackson, Patrice Moncell, Henry Rhodes, Arie– vocals
  • Jesse Robinson – electric guitar
  • Olu Dara– trumpet

Track listing:

  1. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  2. Justice – Cassandra Wilson
  3. Darkness on the Delta – Jay Livingston, Al J. Neiburg, Marty Symes
  4. Waters of March Antônio Carlos Jobim
  5. You Gotta Move – Mississippi Fred McDowell
  6. Only a Dream in Rio – James Taylor
  7. Just Another Parade – Cassandra Wilson
  8. Wichita Lineman – Jimmy Webb
  9. Shelter from the Storm – Bob Dylan
  10. Drunk as Cooter Brown – Cassandra Wilson
  11. Show Me a Love – Jesse Robinson, Cassandra Wilson
  12. Road So Clear – Rhonda Richmond
  13. Hot Tamales – Robert Johnson

On July 1, 1968.

Music from Big Pink

On July 1, 1968, “Capitol” label released “Music from Big Pink”, the debut Band studio album. It was recorded in 1968, in Los Angeles and New York, and was produced by John Simon. The album cover illustration was by Bob Dylan.

Personnel

  • Rick Danko— vocals, bass guitar, fiddle
  • Levon Helm— vocals, drums, tambourine
  • Garth Hudson— electronic organ, piano, clavinet, soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Richard Manuel— vocals, piano, organ, drums
  • Jaime Robbie Robertson— vocals, electric and acoustic guitars
  • John Simon— baritone horn, tenor saxophone, piano

Track listing

  1. Tears of Rage – Bob Dylan, Richard Manuel
  2. To Kingdom Come – Robbie Robertson
  3. In a Station – Richard Manuel
  4. Caledonia Mission – Robbie Robertson
  5. The Weight – Robbie Robertson
  6. We Can Talk – Richard Manuel
  7. Long Black Veil – Marijohn Wilki, Danny Dill
  8. Chest Fever – Robbie Robertson
  9. Lonesome Suzie – Richard Manuel
  10. This Wheels of Fire – Bob Dylan, Rick Danko
  11. I Shall be Released – Bob Dylan