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In June 1989.

In June 1989. “Mercury” label released “Avalon Sunset”, the nineteenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “The Woolhall” in Eden, Olympic, “The Townhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocal, guitar
  • Cliff Richard– vocal
  • Alan Barnes– baritone saxophone
  • Clive Culbertson– bass
  • Neil Drinkwater – accordion, piano, synthesizer
  • Dave Early– drums, percussion
  • Georgie Fame– Hammond organ
  • Cliff Hardie – trombone
  • Roy Jones – drums, percussion
  • Carol Kenyon– backing vocals
  • Katie Kissoon– backing vocals
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Arty McGlynn– guitar
  • Steve Pearce – bass guitar
  • Stan Sulzmann– alto saxophone
  • Gavyn Wright– string section leader

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Whenever God Shines His Light (duet with Cliff Richard)
  2. Contacting My Angel
  3. I’d Love to Write Another Song
  4. Have I Told You Lately
  5. Coney Island
  6. I’m Tired Joey Boy
  7. When Will I Ever Learn to Live in God
  8. Orangefield
  9. Daring Night
  10. These Are the Days

On May 15, 2015.

On May 15, 2015, “ArtisteXclusive” label released “Blue Room”, the tenth Ana Popović album. It was recorded November 2014 – January 2015, at “Archer Music” and “Arts Studio” in Memphis, TN, and was produced by Jim Gaines.

Personnel:

  • Ana Popović – vocals, acoustic, rhythm, slide and electric guitar
  • Milutin Popović – vocals, acoustic, rhythm and electric guitar
  • Rick Steff– keyboards
  • Harold Smith – rhythm guitar
  • Steve Potts – drums
  • Dave Smith – bass
  • Donald Hayes – strings
  • Deborah Winey, Susan Marshall– backing vocals
  • Jim Gaines – mixing, recording, engineering
  • Brad Blackwood- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Catfish Blues – Robert Petway
  2. I’m Losing You – John Lennon
  3. Evening Shadows – Van Morrison, Acker Bilk
  4. Grant Spivey – Victoria Spivey
  5. Somebody – John Brannen, Jack Tempchin
  6. Did Somebody Make a Fool Out of You – Tony Joe White
  7. We Used to Know – Ian Anderson
  8. Rainy Night in Georgia – Tony Joe White
  9. Red River Blues – Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry
  10. Baby What’s Wrong – Jimmy Reed
  11. Tupelo – John Lee Hooker

On April 27, 2018..

On April 27, 2018, “Sony Legacy” label released “You’re Driving Me Crazy”, album by Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco (39th Van Morrison album overall).

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison– vocals, saxophone
  • Joey DeFrancesco– Hammond organ, trumpet
  • Dan Wilson – guitar
  • Michael Ode – drums
  • Troy Roberts – saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Miss Otis Regrets – Cole Porter
  2. Hold It Right There – Clark Terry, William Grey, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson
  3. All Saints Day – Van Morrison
  4. The Way Young Lovers Do – Van Morrison
  5. The Things That I Used to Do – Guitar Slim
  6. Travellin’ Light – Trummy Young, Jimmy Mundy, Johnny Mercer
  7. Close Enough for Jazz – Van Morrison
  8. Goldfish Bowl – Van Morrison
  9. Evening Shadows – Van Morrison, Acker Bilk
  10. Magic Time – Van Morrison
  11. You’re Driving Me Crazy – Walter Donaldson
  12. Everyday I Have the Blues – Peter Chatman
  13. Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
  14. Stick and Stones – Titus Turner
  15. Celtic Swing – Van Morrison

On February 27, 1976.

On February 27, 1976, “Rolling Stones Records” released “Stone Alone”, the second Bill Wyman album. It was recorded in 1976 and was produced by Bill Wyman.

Personnel:

  • Bill Wyman – vocals, bass, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, tack piano, keyboards, percussion, horn arrangements, mixing
  • Van Morrison – acoustic guitar, harmonica, alto saxophone
  • John – piano, electric piano, organ, marimba
  • Ruth Pointer – vocals
  • Bonnie Pointer – vocals
  • Venetta Fields – vocals
  • Paula Harrison – vocals
  • Clydie King – vocals
  • Bonnie Pointer – vocals
  • Ron Wood – electric guitar
  • Jackie Clark – electric guitar
  • Danny Kortchmar – electric guitar
  • Bob Welch – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Walsh – electric and slide guitar
  • Terry Taylor – electric and slide guitar
  • Nicky Hopkins – piano, keyboards
  • Joe Vitale – piano, electric piano, keyboards, drums
  • Mark Naftalin – piano, keyboards
  • Al Kooper – piano, keyboards
  • Paul Harris – organ, keyboards
  • Hubert Heard – organ, keyboards
  • Albhy Galuten – synthesizer
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Hubert Heard – drums, fiddle, pedal steel
  • Greg Errico – drums
  • Robert Greenidge – drums
  • Dallas Taylor – drums, percussion
  • Kwasi “Rocky” Dzidzornu – percussion
  • Guille Garcia – percussion
  • Emilio Castillo – horn, horn arrangements
  • Stephen “Doc” Kupka – horn, horn arrangements
  • Lenny Pickett – horn, horn arrangements
  • Mic Gillette – horn, horn arrangements
  • Mark Colby – horn, saxophone
  • Floyd Cooley – tuba
  • Craig Dentweiler – horn
  • Gary Kjellgren – engineer, mixing
  • Howard Albert – engineer
  • Ron Albert – engineer
  • Anita Wexler – mixing
  • Tom Dowd – mixing
  • Tom Moulton – mixing
  • Dennis King – mastering
  • Bill King – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Wyman, except where noted.

  1. A Quarter to Three – Gene Barge, Gary “U.S.” Bonds, Frank Guida, Joseph Royster
  2. Gimme Just One Chance
  3. Soul Satisfying
  4. Apache Woman
  5. Every Sixty Seconds
  6. Get It On
  7. Feet – Danny Kortchmar
  8. Peanut Butter Time
  9. Wine and Wimmen
  10. If You Wanna Be Happy – Carmela Guida, Frank Guida, Joseph Royster
  11. What’s the Point
  12. No More Foolin’

On June 6, 2019.

On June 6, 2019, Malcolm John Rebennack aka Dr. John, died aged 77. He was singer – songwriter and musician (piano, keyboards and guitar), regarded as one of the greatest New Orleans music icons. He had successful solo career and performed and recorded with many famous musicians and bands, including Art Blakey, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Van Morrison, Dan Auerbach, Eric Clapton, Bob Seger, Joe Walsh, Canned Heat, The Rolling Stones, Mike Bloomfield, Spiritualized, David Newman, Ray Anderson, Levon Helm, John Hammond, Gregg Allman, Papa John Creach, Bennie Wallace, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Harry Connick Jr., Hank Crawford, Jimmy Smith, Jools Holland, Steve Tyrell, B. B. King and Marcus Miller. Dr. John won six “Grammy Awards”, and was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 2011. In May 2013, he received honorary doctorate of fine arts from “Tulane University.

On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “RCA Victor” label released “The Long Black Veil”, the 31st Chieftains album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Lake House Studio” in England, “Windmill Lane” and “Westland Studios” in Dublin, “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, “Utility Muffin Research Kitchen” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Paddy Moloney, Chris Kimsey and Ry Cooder. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Conneff– vocals, bodhrán
  • Martin Fay– fiddle
  • Seán Keane– fiddle
  • Matt Molloy– flute
  • Paddy Moloney– uilleann pipes, tin whistle
  • Derek Bell– harp, tiompán, keyboards
  • Colin James- guitar, mandolin
  • Dominic Miller, Paul Brady, Arty McGlynn, Foggy Little – guitar
  • Kieran Hanrahan – banjo
  • Terry Tulley – Scottish pipes
  • Carlos Nunez – Galician pipes
  • Brendan Begley, James Keane, Martin O’Connor – accordion
  • Steve Cooney– didgeridoo
  • Wally Minko – piano
  • James Blennerhassett, Ned Mann – acoustic bass
  • Joe Csibi, Darryl Jones, Nicky Scott – bass
  • Noel Eccles, Tommy Igoe, Liam Bradley – drums
  • Jean Butler – foot percussion
  • Anuna Choir, Brian Masterson – background vocals
  • The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Sting, Ry Cooder, Mark Knopfler, Sinead O’Connor, Phil Coulter, Marianne Faithfull, Tom Jones – contributors

Track listing:

  1. Mo Ghile Mear (Our Hero)
  2. The Long Black Veil
  3. The Foggy Dew
  4. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
  5. Changing Your Demeanour
  6. The Lily of the West
  7. Coast of Malabar
  8. Dunmore Lassies
  9. Love Is Teasin’
  10. He Moved through the Fair
  11. Ferny Hill
  12. Tennessee Waltz/Tennessee Mazurka
  13. The Rocky Road to Dublin

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

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