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On July 9, 1995.

On July 9, 1995, “Arista” label “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?”, the thirtieth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – May 1995,at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, “The Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, “United Sound Systems” in Detroit, “Right Track Recording” and “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, David A. Stewart and  Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards
  • Preston Glass– backing vocals, keyboards, keyboard vibes
  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals
  • Nat Adderley Jr.– keyboards
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer
  • Annie Lennox– lead vocals, keyboards
  • David A. Stewart– keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond organ
  • Corrado Rustici– guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Ray Gomez – guitar solo
  • Doc Powell– guitar
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitar
  • Carlos Santana– guitar solo
  • Randy Jackson– synth bass, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, percussion, acoustic piano, keyboards
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Shelly Yakus – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Gigi Gonaway– tambourine
  • The Santana Rhythm Section– percussion
  • Andy Narell – steel drums
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Paul Riser– string arrangements
  • Dizzy Gillespie– trumpet solo
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin– backing vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap– backing vocals
  • Vicki Randle– backing vocals
  • Sylvester– backing vocals
  • Jeanie Tracy – backing vocals
  • Martha Wash– backing vocals
  • Laundon Von Hendricks – backing vocals
  • Nikita Germaine – backing vocals
  • The Charles Williams Singers – choir
  • Craig Thomas – backing vocals
  • Karen Benington – backing vocals
  • Sandra Feva – backing vocals
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Sephra Herman – production coordination
  • Clive Davis– executive producer
  • Don Smith – engineer, mixing
  • Josh Abbey – engineer
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Adam Williams – engineer
  • Jay Willis – assistant engineer
  • Moira Marquis – second engineer
  • Ray Pyle – second engineer
  • Paul Hamingson – second engineer
  • Gordon Logan – second engineer
  • Dominick Celani – assistant engineer
  • Dana Chappelle – second engineer
  • Tim Crich – second engineer
  • Maureen Droney – second engineer
  • Michael Brauer – additional mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Stephen Marcussen– original mastering
  • David A. Stewart – mixing
  • John Pinderhughes – photography
  • Donn Davenport – art direction
  • Artis Lane – painting

Track listing:

  1. Freeway of Love – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  2. Another Night – Beppe Cantarelli, Roy Freeland
  3. Sweet Bitter Love – Van McCoy
  4. Who’s Zoomin’ Who – Aretha Franklin, Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  5. Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart
  6. Until You Say You Love Me – Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  7. Ain’t Nobody Ever Loved You – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  8. Push – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  9. Integrity – Aretha Franklin
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On August 26, 2016.

On August 26, 2016, “Ipecac Recordings” label released “Arañas en la Sombra”, the thirtieth Omar Rodríguez-López studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2012, and was produced by Omar Rodríguez-López.

Personnel:

  • Omar Rodríguez-López– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, piano, synths
  • Jon Theodore– drums
  • Eva Gardner, Juan Alderete de la Peña– bass
  • Isaiah “Ikey” Owens– keyboards
  • John Frusciante– additional guitar
  • Teri Gender Bender– backing vocals
  • Chris Common– mastering
  • Jon Debaun– recording, mixing
  • Julio Venegas– cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Omar Rodríguez-López.

 

  1. No Hay Inteligencia
  2. Arcos del Amor
  3. El Vacío
  4. Piojos Histéricos
  5. Un Mar Amargo
  6. Metamorfosis
  7. Extravagants Dientes
  8. Primitivo y Bárbaro
  9. Semillas de Hez
  10. Araña en la Sombra
  11. Voluntad de los Ciegos
  12. Presencia

On October 21, 2003.

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On October 21, 2003, “Blue Note” label released “What’s Wrong with This Picture?”, the thirtieth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Wool Hall” ; “Kilmurray House” and  “Westland Studios”, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison- vocals, acoustic guitar, alto saxophone
  • Ned Edwards – acoustic and electric guitars, backing vocals
  • Johnny Scott – electric guitar, mandolin
  • Foggy Lyttle- electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Mick Green- electric guitar
  • Lee Goodall – alto and baritone saxophones, flute, backing vocals
  • Martin Winning – clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Acker Bilk- clarinet
  • Keith Donald – bass clarinet
  • Matt Holland – trumpet, flugelhorn, backing vocals
  • Gavin Povey – piano
  • Richard Dunn – Hammond organ
  • David Hayes- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Nicky Scott – bass guitar
  • Liam Bradley – drums, backing vocals
  • Bobby Irwin – drums
  • Alan Wicket – congas, washboard

Track listing:

All tracks Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. What’s Wrong with This Picture?
  2. Whinin Boy Moan
  3. Evening in June
  4. Too Many Myths
  5. Somerset – Acker Bilk, David Collett, Van Morrison
  6. Meaning of Loneliness
  7. Stop Drinking – Lightnin’ Hopkins, Van Morrison
  8. Goldfish Bowl
  9. Once in a Blue Moon
  10. Saint James Infirmary – traditional
  11. Little Village
  12. Fame
  13. Get On with the Show