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In November 1981.

In November 1981, “Mercury” label released “Nightcruising”, the twelve Bar Kays (The) album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Ardent Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Allen Jones.

Personnel:

Personnel:

  • James Alexander – vocals, bass
  • Larry Dodson – vocals
  • Mark Bynum – vocals, keyboard
  • Winston Stewart – keyboards
  • Lloyd Smith – guitar
  • Michael Toles – guitar
  • Charles Allen – vocals, trumpet
  • Benjamin Cauley – trumpet
  • Harvey Henderson – saxophone
  • Frank Thompson – trombone
  • Bryan Smith – bass
  • Michael Beard – drums
  • Sherman Guy – vocals, percussion
  • Mervell Thomas – arranger
  • Henry Bush – engineer
  • Allen Jones – engineer, cover concept
  • Bernie Grundman – engineer
  • Mike McCarty – art direction
  • Tom Hill – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by James Alexander, Larry Dodson, Mark Bynum, Winston Stewart, Lloyd Smith, Charles Allen, Benjamin Cauley, Harvey Henderson, Frank Thompson, Bryan Smith, Michael Beard, Sherman Guy and Allen Jones, except where noted.

  1. Nightcruising
  2. Hit and Run
  3. Feels Like I’m Falling in Love
  4. Freaky Behavior – Allen Jones, Howard Redmond, Jr.
  5. Touch Tone
  6. Unforgettable Dream
  7. Traffic Jammer
  8. Backseat Driver

On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, “Kill Rock Star” label released “Picaresque”, the third Decemberists studio album. It was recorded August – September 2004, at “Prescott Church” in Portland, and was produced by Chris Walla, Colin  Meloy, Chris Funk, Jenny Conlee, Nate Query and John Moen.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy- lead vocals, guitar
  • Chris Funk- guitar, multi-instrumentalist
  • Jenny Conlee– voices, accordion, piano, keyboards
  • Nate Query- bass
  • Rachel Blumberg – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Aaron Stewart – tom tom
  • Petra Haden – violin, backing vocals
  • Sean Nelson – vocals, voices
  • Eric Stern – vocals
  • Paul Brainard – trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Joe Cunningham – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Tom Hill – trombone
  • Jeff London – shofar
  • John Roderick – sound effects
  • Troy Tietjen – mixing
  • Carson Ellis – illustrations, design
  • Alicia J. Rose – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy.

  1. The Infanta
  2. We Both Go Down Together
  3. Eli, the Barrow Boy
  4. The Sporting Life
  5. The Bagman’s Gambit
  6. From My own True Love (Lost at Sea)
  7. Sixteen Military Wives
  8. The Engine Driver
  9. On the Bus Mail
  10. The Mariner’s Revenge Song
  11. Of Angels and Angels