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On September 16, 2003.

On September 16, 2003, “Myth America Records” label released “The House Carpenter’s Daughter”, the fourth Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded July 2002 – May 2003, at “Bearsville Studios Woodstock” in New York, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals
  • Erik Della Penna – guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Gabriel Gordon – guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass
  • Elizabeth Steen – organ, piano, accordion
  • Judy Hyman – fiddle
  • Richie Stearns – banjo
  • Allison Miller – drums

Track listing:

  1. Sally Ann – Jeff Claus, Judy Hyman, Dirk Powell
  2. Which Side Are You On? – Florence Reece
  3. Crazy Man Michael – Richard Thompson, Dave Swarbrick
  4. Diver Boy – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  5. Weeping Pilgrim – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  6. Soldier, Soldier – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  7. Bury Me under the Weeping Willow – A. P. Carter
  8. House Carpenter – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  9. Owensboro – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  10. Down on Penny’s Farm – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant
  11. Poor Wayfaring Stranger – traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant

In September 1966

In September 1966, “Phillips” label released “Wild Is the Wind”, the sixth Nina Simone studio album. It was recorded 1964 – 1965, in New York City, and was produced by Hal Mooney. In 2020, it was ranked 212 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Nina Simone – vocals, piano, arranger
  • Horace Ott – arranger
  • Sid Mark – liner notes
  1. I Love Your Lovin’ Ways – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  2. Four Woman – Nina Simone
  3. What More Can I Say – Horace Ott, Wade Brown Jr.
  4. Lilac Wine – James Shelton
  5. That’s All I Ask – Horace Ott
  6. Break Down and Let It All Out – Van McCoy
  7. Why keep On Breaking My Heart – Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus
  8. Wild is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  9. Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair – traditional
  10. If I Should Lose You – Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin
  11. Either Way I Lose – Van McCoy

In August 2005.

In August 2005, “GJS” label released “Feoffees’ Lands”, the fourth Jacqui McShee’s Pentangle album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Presshouse Studio” in Devon, UK, and was produced by Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens and Jacqui McShee.

Personnel:

  • Jacqui McShee – vocals
  • Spencer Cozens – keyboards
  • Alan Thomson – bass
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Martin Barre – guitars
  • David Hughes – guitar, backing vocals
  • John Giblin – basses, Ravi kora, Tibetan overtone singing
  • Nathan Bray – trumpet
  • Barnaby Dickinson – trombone
  • Miles Bould – percussion
  • Leah Jacqui – backing vocals),
  • Mark Tucker – backing vocals, engineer

Track listing:

  1. Banks of the Nile – traditional
  2. Nothing Really Changes – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, Jacqui McShee
  3. Acrobat (It’s Just a Circus) – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, Jacqui McShee
  4. Now’s the Time – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, Jacqui McShee
  5. Hot Air – Hot Night – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, Jacqui McShee
  6. No Sweet Sorrow – Gerry Conway, Spencer Cozens, David Hughes, Jacqui McShee
  7. Sovay – traditional
  8. Two Magicians – traditional
  9. You’ve Changed – Carey, Fischer
  10. Broomfield Hill – traditional

On August 21, 1995.

On August 21, 1995, “4AD” label released “The Mirror Pool”, the debut Lisa Gerrard album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Eaton Studio” and “ABC Studios” in Melbourne, Gerrard’s studio in Gippsland, and was produced by Lisa Gerard.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Gerrard – vocals, yang ch’in, arranger, engineer
  • John Bonnar – vocals, keyboards, arranger, conductor
  • Pieter Bourke – vocals, bass tabla, camel drum, small and large derabukka, handclapping
  • Dimitry Kyryakou – vocals, bouzouki, arranger
  • Jacek Tuschewski – vocals, engineer
  • The Victorian Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Robin Gray – engineer
  • Garry Havrillay – engineer
  • Guy Charbonneau – mixing
  • Charlie Bouis – mixing assistance
  • Jacek Tuschewski – front cover art
  • Chris Bigg – sleeve design
  • Dennis Keeley – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lisa Gerard, except where noted.

  1. Violina (The Last Embrace)
  2. La Bas (Song of the Drowned)
  3. Persian Love Song (The Silver Gun) – traditional
  4. Sanvean (I Am Your Shadow) – Lisa Gerard, Andrew Claxton
  5. The Rite
  6. Ajhon
  7. Glorafin
  8. Majhnavea’s Music Box
  9. Largo – Handel
  10. Werd
  11. Laurelei – arranged by Lisa Gerard, John Bonnar, Dimitry Kyryakou
  12. Celon
  13. Venteles
  14. Swans
  15. Nilleshna
  16. Gloradin

In August 1983.

In August 1983, “Some Bizzare” label released “Torment and Toreros”, the second Marc and the Mambas studio album. It was recorded January – May 1983, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by Marc Almond.

Personnel:

  • Marc Almond – vocals, guitar, percussion, mixing
  • Annie Hogan – vocals, piano, harpsichord, Farfisa organ
  • Steve Sherlock – flute, saxophone
  • Lee Jenkinson – vocals, bass, guitar, drums
  • Matt Johnson – guitar
  • Peter Ashworth – drums, timpani
  • Frank Want – drums
  • The Venomettes – string arrangements

       Anne Stephenson – violin

       Ginny Hewes – violin

       Martin McCarrick – cello

       Billy McGee – double bass

  • Flood – mixing
  • Huw Feather – design
  • Peter Ashworth – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marc Almond, except where noted.

  1. Intro – Marc Almond, Sally Mambas
  2. Boss Cat – lyrics by Marc Almond, music by Anne Stephenson, Ginny Hewes
  3. The Bulls – Jacques Brel
  4. Catch a Fallen Star
  5. The Animal in You – Marc Almond, Sally Mambas
  6. In My Room – Joaquin Prieto, English lyrics by Lee Pockriss, Paul Vance
  7. First Time
  8. (Your Love Is A) Lesion
  9. My Former Self – Marc Almond, Annie Hogan
  10. Once Was – Marc Almond, The Venomettes
  11. The Untouchable One – Marc Almond, Lee Jenkinson
  12. Blood Wedding – traditional Spanish song
  13. Black Heart – Marc Almond, Annie Hogan
  14. Medley: Narcissus/Gloomy Sunday/Vision – Marc Almond, Steve Sherlock, Sam M. Lewis, Rezső Seress, Peter Hammill
  15. Torment – Marc Almond, Steven Severin, Robert Smith
  16. A Million Manias – Marc Almond, Foetus
  17. My Little Book of Sorrows
  18. Beat out that Rhythm on a Drum – Georges Bizet, Oscar Hammerstein II

In August 1974.

In August 1974, “Reprise” label released “Tarzana Kid”, the sixth John Sebastian album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Erik Jacobsen and John Sebastian.

Personnel:

  1. John Sebastian – vocals, acoustic, electric and rhythm guitar, banjo, marimba, harmonica, autoharp, dulcimer, arranger
  2. Ry Cooder – mandolin, slide guitar
  3. Lowell George – vocal, harmony vocals, guitar
  4. Amos Garrett – guitar
  5. Russell Dushiell – guitar
  6. Jerry McKuen – guitar
  7. Ron Koss – guitar
  8. Buddy Emmons – steel guitar
  9. David Grisman – mandolin
  10. Kenny Altman – bass
  11. Milt Holland – drums
  12. Jim Gordon – drums
  13. Kelly Shanahan – drums
  14. Bobbye Hall – congas
  15. David Lindley – fiddle
  16. Richie Olson – clarinet
  17. Pinter Sisters – vocals
  18. Emmylou Harris – vocal
  19. Phil Everly – backing vocals
  20. Donn Landee, John Boyd, Peter Granet, Steve Jarvis – engineer
  21. Basin St. Graphics – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sebastian, except where noted.

  1. Sitting In Limbo – Guilly Bright, Jimmy Cliff
  2. Friends Again
  3. Dixie Chicken – Fred Martin, Lowell George
  4. Stories We Could Tell
  5. Face Of Appalachia – John Sebastian, Lowell George
  6. Wild Wood Flowers – traditional
  7. Wild About My Lovin’ – traditional
  8. Singing The Blues – Melvin Endsley
  9. Sportin’ Life – Joe Butler, Steve Boone, Zal Yanovsky
  10. Harpoon – E. Jacobsen, K. Shanahan, K. Altman, Neopolitan, R. Koss

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Elektra” label released “Valley Hi”, the fourth Ian Matthews album. It was recorded in 1973, at “The Countryside Studio”, and was produced by Michael Nesmith.

Personnel:

  • Ian Matthews – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • David Barry – keyboards
  • Jay Lacy – guitar
  • Michael Nesmith – guitar, steel guitar
  • Bobby Warford – guitar
  • Orville J. Rhodes – steel guitar
  • Byron Berline – fiddle
  • Billy Graham – bass, fiddle
  • Danny Lane – drums
  • Fritz Richmond – engineer 
  • Terry Dunavan – engineer
  • Robert L. Heimall – art direction
  • Bruce Atkins – artwork
  • Paul Slaughter – photography
  • John Paul Endress – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Matthews, except where noted.

  1. Keep On Sailing
  2. Old Man at the Mill – traditional
  3. Shady Lies – Richard Thompson
  4. These Days – Jackson Browne
  5. Leaving Alone
  6. 7 Bridges Road – Steve Young
  7. Save Your Sorrows
  8. What Are You Waiting For – Randy Newman
  9. Propinquity – Michael Nesmith
  10. Blue Blue Day – Don Gibson

On July 21, 2006.

On July 21, 2006, “Glacier Records” label released “Follow Me”, the third Bearfoot album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Gene Libbea.

Personnel:

  • Annalisa Tornfelt – lead vocals, baritone vocals, high baritone vocals, fiddle, guitar, arranger
  • Angela Oudean – baritone vocals, tenor vocals, fiddle, arranger
  • Kate Hamre – lead vocals, baritone vocals, tenor vocals, acoustic bass, arranger
  • Mike Mickelson – lead vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Jtason Norris – lead vocals, baritone vocals, mandolin, arranger
  • Gene Libbea – arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Annalisa Tornfelt except where noted.

  1. Molasses
  2. Go on Home
  3. Follow Me
  4. Sweet Pea
  5. Deep River Blues – Anton Delmore, adapted by Doc Watson
  6. Just Stay
  7. Easier Days – Jason Norris
  8. Village idiot
  9. The Most Lonely
  10. The Blackets Crow – traditional
  11. Little Bird – Becky Buller
  12. Sold My Soul to an Angel

In June 1974.

In July 1974, “Bearsville” label released “Learn to Love It”, the third Jesse Winchester album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Jesse Winchester.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Winchester – vocals
  • Amos Garrett – guitar
  • John Rigby – strings
  • Chuck Gray – engineer
  • Robert L. Heimall – design
  • Leslie Winchester – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jesse Winchester, except where noted.

  1. Wake Me
  2. Every Word You Say
  3. How Far to the Horizon?
  4. L’Air De La Louisiane
  5. Mississippi, You’re on My Mind
  6. Third Rate Romance – Russell Smith
  7. Defying Gravity
  8. Tell Me Why You Like Roosevelt – traditional
  9. Pharoah’s Army
  10. Laisse Les Bons Temps Rouler
  11. The End Is Not in Sight – Russell Smith
  12. I Can’t Stand Up Alone – Martha Carson

IN May 1976.

In May 1976, “Arista” label released “T Shirt”, the sixth Loudon Wainwright III album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Loudon Wainwright III.

Personnel:

  • Loudon Wainwright III – vocals, guitar, banjo, bells
  • Hank Jones – keyboards
  • Jon Cobert – piano
  • Charles Brown III – electric guitar
  • Elliott Randall – electric guitar
  • Richard Davis – bass
  • John Crowder – bass
  • Joe Cocuzzo – drums
  • Richard Crooks – drums, spoons
  • Jimmy Maelen – congas
  • Eric Weissberg – banjo
  • Jeanie Arnold – vocals
  • Kenny Kosek – violin
  • David Sanborn – saxophone
  • Marvin Stamm – cornet, trumpet
  • David Taylor – bass trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Loudon Wainwright III; except where noted.

  1. Bicentennial
  2. Summer’s Almost Over
  3. Hollywood Hopeful – traditional; arranged and adapted by Loudon Wainwright III
  4. Reciprocity
  5. At Both Ends
  6. Wine with Dinner
  7. Hey Packy – George Gerdes
  8. California Prison Blues
  9. Talking Big Apple ’75
  10. Prince Hal’s Dirge
  11. Just Like President Thieu
  12. Wine with Dinner (Night Cap)