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On September 22, 2017.

On September 22, 2017, “Caroline” label released “Roll with the Punches”, the 37th Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison– vocals, electric guitar, harmonica, percussion, saxophone
  • Jeff Beck– electric guitar
  • Mez Clough – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Laurence Cottle– electric bass, trombone
  • Ned Edwards – electric guitar, harmonica, background vocals
  • Dan Ellis– percussion
  • Georgie Fame– Hammond organ, vocals
  • Chris Farlowe– vocals
  • Colin Griffin, James Powell – drums
  • Chris Hill – double bass
  • Pete Hurley, Paul Moore – electric bass
  • Sumudu Jayatilaka, Dana Masters, Elizabeth Williams – background vocals
  • Paul Jones– harmonica, vocals
  • Dave Keary – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Stuart McIlroy, Jason Rebello– piano
  • Paul Moran – Hammond organ, trumpet
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • Poppy Kavanagh, Rowan McIntosh, Phil Parsons, Patrick Phillips – assistant engineer
  • Gerry McLernon, Tristan Powell, Matt Tait, Enda Walsh – engineer, mixing
  • Will Purton – assistant, assistant engineer, engineer, mixing
  • Richard Wade – photography

Track listing:

  1. Roll With the Punches – Van Morrison, Don Black
  2. Transformation – Van Morrison
  3. I Can Tell – Ellas McDaniel, Samuel Smith
  4. Stormy Monday/ Lonely Avenue – T-Bone Walker / Doc Pomus
  5. Goin’ to Chicago – Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing
  6. Fame – Van Morrison
  7. Too Much Trouble – Van Morrison
  8. Bring It on Home to Me – Sam Cooke
  9. Ordinary People – Van Morrison
  10. How Far From God – Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  11. Teardrops from My Eyes – Rudy Toombs
  12. Automobile Blues – Samuel Hopkins
  13. Benediction – Mose Allison
  14. Mean Old World – T-Bone Walker
  15. Ride on Josephine – Ellas McDaniel
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On June 21, 1994.

On June 21, 1994, “Mercury” label released “Dance Naked”, the thirteenth John Mellencamp studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Belmont Mall Studio” in Belmont, Indiana, and was produced by John Mellencamp and Mike Wanchic. “Spin Magazine” voted “Dance Naked” the 20th best album of 1994.

Personnel:

  • John Mellencamp – vocal, guitar
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums, percussion
  • Toby Myers – bass
  • Mike Wanchic – guitars, organ, backing vocals
  • Andy York – guitars, organ, bass, percussion
  • Mike “Spud” Dupke – drums, percussion
  • Lisa Germano, Missy, Pat Peterson – backing vocals
  • Me’shell Ndegeocello– bass, vocals
  • Jimmy Ryser – acoustic guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mellencamp, except where noted.

  1. Dance Naked
  2. Brothers
  3. When Margaret Comes To Town
  4. Wild Night – Van Morrison
  5. U.V.
  6. Another Sunny Day 12/25 – John Mellencamp, George M. Green
  7. Too Much To Think About
  8. The Big Jack – John Mellencamp, George M. Green
  9. The Breakout – John Mellencamp, George M. Green

 

On January 22, 2008.

On January 22, 2002, Peter Bardens died aged 57. He was musician (keyboards, piano) singer and song writer, member of Them, Shotgun Express, Keats, Mirage, best known as founding member of Camel. Bardens has also worked with Mick Fleetwood, Rod Stewart and Van Morrison, and has recorded eleven solo albums.

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Palladium” label released “Back in ’72”, the sixth Bob Seger studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Paradise Studios” in Tijuana, Oklahoma, “Pampa Studios” in Warren, Michigan, and “Muscle Shoals Sound” in Sheffield, Alabama, and was produced by Punch Andrews and Bob Seger.

Personnel:

  • Bob Seger – guitar, vocals, mixing, design
  • Jack Ashford– maracas, marimba, tambourine
  • Barry Beckett– organ, piano, electric piano
  • Philip Bliss – steel guitar, vocals
  • “Bonzo Eddie” Brown– conga
  • J. Cale, Pete Carr, Bill Mueller – guitar
  • Tommy Cartmell – flute, saxophone
  • Roger Hawkins, Jamie Oldaker– drums
  • David Hood– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– rhythm guitar
  • Sergio Pastora – conga, tambourine, timbales
  • Scherrie Payne, Luke Smith, Marcy Levy– background vocals
  • Dick Sims – organ, piano, keyboard, clavinet, pedal bass
  • Jim Bruzzese, John LeMay, Jerry Masters, Greg Miller – engineers
  • Punch Andrews, Jim Bruzzese – mixing
  • Thomas Weschler, Christopher Wharf – design
  • Thomas Weschler – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Seger, except where noted.

  1. Midnight Rider – Gregg Allman, Robert Payne
  2. So I Wrote You a Song
  3. Stealer – Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers, Paul Kossoff
  4. Rosalie
  5. Turn the Page
  6. Back in ‘72
  7. Neon Sky
  8. I’ve Been Working – Van Morrison
  9. I’ve Got Time

In November 1968.

In November 1968, “Warner Bros” label released “Astral Weeks”, the second Van Morrison studio album.It was recorded September – October at “Century Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Lewis Merenstein. In 1995 “Mojo” magazine ranked “Astral Weeks” at number two on its list of the greatest albums of all time; in 1998 it was voted the 9th greatest album of all time in a “Music of the Millennium” poll conducted by “HMV”, “Channel 4” and “The Guardian”; in 2000, “Q” magazine ranked it at number 6 on its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”; in 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 19 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”, and in 2006, “Time” magazine included “Astral Weeks” in its list of the “All-TIME 100 Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison— vocals, acoustic guitar
  • John Payne — flute; soprano saxophone
  • Jay Berliner— classical and steel-string acoustic guitars
  • Richard Davis— double bass
  • Warren Smith, Jr.— percussion, vibraphone
  • Connie Kay— drums
  • Larry Fallon— string arrangements, conductor; harpsichord
  • Barry Kornfeld — acoustic guitar
  • Brooks Arthur — engineer
  • Ed Thrasher— art director
  • Joel Brodsky— photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

Part One: In The Beginning

  1. Astral Weeks
  2. Beside You
  3. Sweet Thing
  4. Cyprus Avenue

Part Two: Afterwards

  1. The Way Young Lovers Do
  2. Madame George
  3. Ballerina
  4. Slim Slow Slider

In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Veedon Fleece”, the eighth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded 1973 – 1974, at “Caledonia Studios” California and “Mercury Studios” in New York, and was produced by Van Morrison.The album cover photography was by Tom Collins.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocal, guitar
  • Ralph Walsh, John Tropea- guitar
  • David Hayes, Joe Macho – bass
  • Dahaud Shaar (David Shaw) – drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg- drums Nathan Rubin – violin
  • Terry Adams – viola
  • James Rothermel – flute, recorder
  • Jack Schroer- soprano saxophone
  • James Trumbo, Jef Labes- piano
  • Engineers: Jim Stern, Dahaud Shaar (David Shaw), Jean Shaar, Elvin Campbell
  • Art Direction: Ed Caraeff
  • Arrangements: Van Morrison, Jef Labes (stringand woodwind)
  • Remastering: Ian Cooper, Walter Samuel

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison

  1. Fair Play
  2. Linden Arden Stole the Highlights
  3. Who Was That Masked Man
  4. Streets of Arklow
  5. You Don’t Pull No Punches, But You Don’t Push the River
  6. Bulbs
  7. Cul de Sac
  8. Comfort You
  9. Come Here My Love
  10. Country Fair

On October 2, 2012.

On October 2, 2012, “Blue Note” label released “Born to Sing: No Plan B”, the 34th Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 2012, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison– alto saxophone, electric guitar, piano, vocals
  • Paul Moran – Hammond organ, trumpet, piano, keyboards
  • Alistair White – trombone
  • Chris White– tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Dave Keary – guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar
  • Paul Moore – bass
  • Jeff Lardner – drums, percussion
  • Enda Walsh – recording, mixing
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Paddy Johnston – personal assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Open the Door (To Your Heart)
  2. Going Down to Monte Carlo
  3. Born to Sing
  4. End of the Rainbow
  5. Close Enough for Jazz
  6. Mystic of the East
  7. Retreat and View
  8. If in Money We Trust
  9. Pagan Heart
  10. Educating Archie