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On August 24, 1974.

On August 24, 1974, “Elektra” label released “Verities & Balderdash”, the fourth Harry Chapin studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Connecticut Recording Studios” in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and was produced by Paul Leka. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Harry Chapin – vocals, guitar
  • John Tropea- acoustic guitar, sitar
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg- drums
  • Don Grolnick- piano, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – synthesizer
  • Irving Spice – concertmaster
  • George Simms – background vocals
  • Frank Simms- background vocals
  • Dave Kondziela – background vocals
  • Zizi Roberts – female vocals
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – recording engineer
  • Paul Leka – mixing
  • Fred Kewley – mixing
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Shiah Grumet – design
  • Bill Hofman – illustration
  • Ruth Bernal – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Chapin, except where noted.

  1. Cat’s in the Cradle- Sandy Chapin, Harry Chapin
  2. I Wanna Learn a Love Song
  3. Shooting Star
  4. 000 Pounds of Bananas
  5. She Sings Songs Without Words
  6. What Made America Famous?
  7. Vacancy
  8. Halfway To Heaven
  9. Six String Orchestra

On July 30, 2001.

On July 30, 2001, “RCA” label released “Is This It” the debut Strokes album. It was recorded March – April 2001, at “Transporterraum” in New York City, and was produced by Gordon Raphael. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 2 x Platinum in the UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Julian Casablancas– vocals
  • Nick Valensi– guitar
  • Albert Hammond Jr.– guitar
  • Nikolai Fraiture– bass
  • Fabrizio Moretti– drums
  • P. Bowersock– consultation
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Colin Lane – photography (outside of North America)

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Casablancas.

  1. Is This It
  2. The Modern Age
  3. Soma
  4. Barely Legal
  5. Someday
  6. Alone, Together
  7. Last Nite
  8. Hard to Explain
  9. New York City Cops
  10. Trying Your Luck
  11. Take It or Leave It

On July 29, 1986.

On July 29, 1986, “Family Productions” and “Columbia” labels released “The Bridge”, the tenth Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, at “The Power Station”, “Chelsea Sound”, “RCA Studios”, in New York City and “Evergreen Studios”, in Burbank, California, and was produced by Phil Ramone. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel– lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers, electric guitar, Fender Rhodes
  • Ray Charles– acoustic piano, lead vocals
  • David Brown – guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Russell Javors– guitar
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums, percussion
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • Mark Rivera– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Jeff Bova– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond B3 organ
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • John McCurry– guitar
  • Neil Stubenhaus– bass guitar
  • Ron Carter– acoustic bass
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Jimmy Bralower – percussion
  • Eddie Daniels– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone
  • Marvin Stamm– trumpet
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Patrick Williams– arrangements
  • Philippe Saisse– orchestration
  • Peter Hewlett – backing vocals
  • Cyndi Lauper– harmony vocals
  • Joseph D’Ambrosio – production coordinator
  • Jim Boyer – engineer
  • Steve Boyer, David Dickson, Bradshaw Leigh, Fred Tenny – engineer assistant
  • Ricki Begin, Peter Bergren, Mark Betts, Steve Buller, Cary Butler, Gary Ciuzio, Ed Evans, Bruce Howell, Joe Lopes, Frank Rodriguez, Billy Rothschild, Joe Salvatto, Audrey Tanaka, Phil Vachon – technical support
  • Ted Jensen– mixing
  • Mark Larson – design
  • Brad Holland – cover painting
  • Patrick Demarchelier – photography
  • Larry Busacca, Phil Ramone, Charles Reilly – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel, except where noted.

  1. Running on Ice
  2. This Is the Time
  3. A Matter of Trust
  4. Modern Woman
  5. Baby Grand
  6. Big Man on Mulberry Street
  7. Temptation
  8. Code of Silence – Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper
  9. Getting Closer

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “ABC” label released “Head over Heels”, the eighth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1975 and was produced by Mark Henry Harman, Paul Cotton, Rusty Young, Timothy B. Schmit, and George Grantham.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Timothy B. Schmit– vocals, bass
  • George Grantham– vocals, drums
  • Donald Fagen– synthesizer
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Al Garth – violin
  • Mark Henry Harman – keyboards, piano, cello
  • Jimmie Haskell– strings
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Garth Hudson– keyboards
  • Michael Von Verdick – vocals
  • Mark Henry Harman – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Tryin’ – Timothy B. Schmit
  2. Lovin’ Arms – Rusty Young
  3. Let Me Turn Back to You – Paul Cotton
  4. Makin’ Love – Rusty Young
  5. Down in the Quarter – Paul Cotton
  6. Sittin’ on a Fence – Rusty Young
  7. Georgia, Bind My Ties – Paul Cotton
  8. Us – Rusty Young
  9. Flyin’ Solo – Timothy Schmit, Jacob Otis Brennan
  10. Dallas – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  11. I’ll Be Back Again – Timothy Schmit

On April 17, 2001.

On April 17, 2001, “Milestone” label released “Feelin’ It”, the 60th Jimmy McGriff album. It was recorded in October 2000, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Porter.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy McGriff– organ
  • Bill Easley– tenor saxophone, alto saxophone
  • David “Fathead” Newman– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Wayne Boyd – guitar
  • Melvin Sparks – guitar
  • Kenny Washington– drums
  • Don Williams − drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy McGriff except where noted

  1. Stan’s Shuffle – Stanley Turrentine
  2. Hard Times – Paul Mitchell
  3. Us – Wayne Boyd
  4. Feelin’ It – Melvin Sparks
  5. Sermonizing
  6. All Blues – Miles Davis
  7. Just in Time – Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green
  8. City Lights

 

On December 13, 2004.

On December 13, 2004, “Relentless Records” label released “Eye to the Telescope”, the debut KT Tunstall studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Nam Studios” in Bath, UK, and was produced by Steve Osborne, Andy Green and Martin Terefe. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 5 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 5 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • KT Tunstall – vocals, guitar, wurlitzer, pianet, Shelltone horn, piano, Doepfer bass, chimes, percussion
  • Steve Osborne– shelltone horn, bass, guitar, percussion, moog synthesizer, background vocals, audio mixing
  • Arnulf Lindner – double bass, bass guitar, baritone guitar
  • Luke Bullen– drums, percussion, cajon
  • Martin Terefe – keyboards
  • Ian Burdge – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by KT Tunstall, except where noted.

  1. Other Side of the World – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe
  2. Another Place to Fall
  3. Under the Weather – KT Tunstall, Tommy D
  4. Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
  5. Miniature Disasters
  6. Silent Sea – KT Tunstall, Jimmy Hogarth
  7. Universe & U – KT Tunstall, Pleasure
  8. False Alarm – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe
  9. Suddenly I See
  10. Stoppin’ the Love – KT Tunstall, Tommy D
  11. Heal Over
  12. Through the Dark – KT Tunstall, Martin Terefe

On November 23, 1981.

On November 23, 1981, “Albert” label released “For Those About to Rock” (We Salute You), the eight Australian and the seventh international AC/DC album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Mobile One Studios” in Paris, “HIS Studios”, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange. The album was certified 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI” and 4 Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Brian Johnson– lead vocals
  • Angus Young– lead guitar
  • Malcolm Young– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Cliff Williams– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Rudd– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson.

  1. For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
  2. Put the Finger on You
  3. Let’s Get Up
  4. Inject the Venom
  5. Snowballeed
  6. Evil Walks
  7. O.D,
  8. Breaking the Rules
  9. Night of the Long Knives
  10. Spellbound

On August 2, 1994.

On August 2, 1994, “Arista” label released the self-titled, debut Tractors album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Steve Ripley and Walt Richmond. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Ripley– lead vocals, electric guitar, drums, engineer, original art, design
  • Ron Getman – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, steel guitar, Dobro, mandolin, high harmony vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums, “groove snares”, tambourine, percussion
  • Walt Richmond – Steinway piano, Hammond B–3 organ, accordion, Wurlitzer, clavinet, drums, horns, bassvocals
  • Casey van Beek – bass guitar, low harmony vocals
  • J. Cale– guitar
  • Joe Davis – saxophones
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Glen Mitchell – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Bonnie Raitt– slide guitar
  • Angelene Ripley – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Elvis Ripley – tremologuitar
  • Leon Russell– synthesizer, MIDI
  • Ed Richmond – fiddle
  • Joe Davis – saxophones
  • Ron Morgan – upright bass
  • Debbie Campbell – background vocal
  • John Crowder – background vocals
  • Jim Sweney – background vocals
  • Steve Collier – steel guitar
  • Gene Crownaver – steel guitar
  • Curly Lewis – fiddles
  • Waddy Pass – steel guitar
  • Rick Morton – fiddle
  • Jim Pulte – bass vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt – slide guitar
  • Angelene Ripley – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Elvis Ripley – tremolo guitar, engineer
  • James Burton– “Master of the Telecaster”
  • Steve Bagsby – steel guitar
  • Curly Lewis – fiddle
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Eldon Shamblin– guitar
  • Joe Davis – horns
  • Junior Markham & the Tulsa All-Stars
  • Jimmy “Junior” Markham – harmonica
  • Jimmy Karstein – drums
  • Chuck Blackwell – drums
  • Chuck Browning – drums
  • David Teegarden – drums
  • Steve Hickerson – guitar
  • Tommy Tripplehorn – guitar
  • Glen Mitchell, Larry Bell, Carl Bickhardt, Dick Sims, Angelene Ripley, Ed Robinson – Hammond B-3 organs
  • Steve Allen, Rick Beilke, Mike Bruce, Mark Bruner, Jim Byfield, Robert Coggins, Jon Crowder, Gary Cundiff, Jim Edwards, Richard Feldman, Huey Flannery, Ron Flynt, Michael Garrett, Gary Gilmore, Doc James, Roger Linn, Steve Pryor, Jim Pulte, Gordon Shryock, “Skee”, Roger Tillison, Don White – guitar
  • Chuck DeWalt, Bill Belknap, Rich Brown, Jim Keltner – additional drums
  • Stacey Grant – trombone
  • Danny Mayo– life observations and noises
  • Ron Morgan – bass guitar riffs
  • Bonnie Raitt – slide guitar
  • Charlene Ripley – trumpet
  • Pat “Taco” Ryan – saxophone
  • Jim Strader – bass guitar licks
  • Spencer Sutton – piano
  • Ron Getman – engineer
  • Walt Richmond – engineering, photography
  • Angelene Ripley – engineering
  • Denny Purcell – mastering
  • Maude Gilman – art direction
  • Señor McGuire – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Tulsa Shuffle – Steve Ripley
  2. Fallin’ Apart – Steve Ripley, Ron Getman
  3. Thirty Days – Chuck Berry
  4. I’ve Had Enough – Steve Ripley
  5. The Little Man — Jim Pulte, Ripley, Tim DuBois
  6. Baby Likes to Rock It – Steve Ripley, Walt Richmond
  7. Badly Bent – Steve Ripley, Richmond, Martha Ellis
  8. The Blue Collar Rock – Steve Ripley
  9. Doreen – Steve Ripley
  10. Settin’ the Woods on Fire – Fred Rose, Ed G. Nelson
  11. Tryin’ to Get to New Orleans – Steve Ripley, Richmond, DuBois
  12. The Tulsa Shuffle (revisited) – Steve Ripley

On July 14, 2009.

On July 14, 2009, “RCA” label released “Leave This Town”, the second Daughtry studio album. It was recorded September 2008 – March 2009, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Howard Benson. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Chris Daughtry– lead vocals, rhythm guitars
  • Josh Steely – lead guitars, backing vocals
  • Brian Craddock – rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Josh Paul– bass guitars, backing vocals
  • Joey Barnes– drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals tracks
  • Robin Diaz – drums tracks
  • Howard Benson– additional keyboards, programming
  • Phil X– additional guitars
  • Michito Sanchez – additional percussion
  • Jamie Muhoberac – additional keyboards
  • Aubrey Haynie – additional fiddle
  • Vince Gill– backing vocals
  • Debbie Lurie – string arrangements
  • Mark Robertson – string contractor
  • Chris Lord-Alge– mixing

Track listing:

  1. You Don’t Belong – Chris Daughtry
  2. No Surprise – Chris Daughtry, Chad Kroeger, Eric Dill, Rune Westburg, Joey Moi
  3. Every Time You Turn Around – Chris Daughtry, Andy Waldeck
  4. Life After You – Chris Daughtry, Chad Kroeger, Joey Moi, Brett James
  5. What I Meant to Say – Chris Daughtry, Brian Howes
  6. Open Up Your Eyes – Chris Daughtry, Ben Moody, David Hodges
  7. September – Chris Daughtry, Josh Steely
  8. Ghost of Me – Chris Daughtry, Brian Howes
  9. Learn My Lesson – Chris Daughtry, Mitch Allan, Chris Thompson
  10. Supernatural – Chris Daughtry, Josh Paul, David Hodges
  11. Tennessee Line – Chris Daughtry, Brian Craddock
  12. Call Your Name – Chris Daughtry, Joey Barnes

On July 9, 2007.

On July 9, 2007, “New West Records” label released “Three Easy Pieces”, the eight Buffalo Tom album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Q Division Studios” in Somerville, US, and was produced by Bill Janovitz, Chris Colbourn and Tom Maginnis.

Personnel:

  • Bill Janovitz- vocals, guitar, piano, organ, percussion, trumpet
  • Chris Colbourn- vocals, bass, guitar
  • Tom Maginnis- drums, percussion
  • Chris Toppin- backing vocals
  • Hilken Mancini- backing vocals
  • Clint Conley- backing vocals
  • Tim Obetz- pedal steel guitar
  • Matt Beaudoin, Matt Tahaney – engineer
  • Tom Polce – mixing
  • Andy VanDette – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Janovitz, Chris Colbourn and Tom Maginnis

  1. Bad Phone Call
  2. Three Easy Pieces
  3. You’ll Never Catch Him
  4. Bottom of the Rain
  5. Lost Downtown
  6. Renovating
  7. Good Girl
  8. Pendleton
  9. Gravity
  10. Hearts of Palm
  11. September Shirt
  12. CC and Callas
  13. Thrown