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On March 25, 2014.

On March 25, 2014, “429 Records” label released “Circus Hero” the only Circa Zero album. It was recorded in May 2013, at “Bowl of Cherries Studios” in Venice, California, and was produced by Andy Summers and Rob Giles.

Personnel:

  • Andy Summers – guitar
  • Rob Giles – vocals. bass guitar, drums
  • Dan Epand – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Summers and Rob Giles.

  1. Levitation
  2. Underground
  3. The Story Ends Here
  4. Say Goodnight
  5. Gamma Ray
  6. Night Time Travelers
  7. Shoot Out the Stars
  8. Underwater
  9. Summer Lies
  10. No Highway
  11. Light the Fuse & Run
  12. Whenever You Hear the Rain
  13. Hot Camel

On November 4, 1987.

On November 4, 1987, “SST” label released “If’n”, the second Firehose studio album. It was recorded September – October 1987, at “Radio Tokyo” in Venice, California, and was produced by Ethan James and Mike Watt.

Personnel:

  • Ed Crawford – vocals, guitar
  • George Hurley – drums
  • Mike Watt – vocals, bass

Track listing:

  1. Sometimes
  2. Hear Me
  3. Honey, Please
  4. Backroads
  5. From One Cums One
  6. Making the Freeway
  7. Anger
  8. For the Singer of R.E.M.
  9. Operation Solitaire
  10. Windmilling
  11. Me & You, Remembering
  12. In Memory of Elizabeth Cotten
  13. Soon
  14. Thunder Child

On October 15, 2013.

On October 15, 2013, “American” label released “Magpie and the Dandelion”, the eighth Avett Brothers studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Echo Mountain Recording” in Asheville, NC, “Shangri-La Studios” in Malibu, CA, “Lock Stock Studio” in Venice, CA and was produced by Rick Rubin.

Personnel:

  • Scott Yancey Avett- lead and backing vocals, banjo, piano, acoustic guitar
  • Timothy Seth Avett– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, Piano, organ, celeste
  • Bob Crawford – lead and backing vocals, upright and electric bass
  • Joseph Kwon – cello
  • Jacob Edwards – drums
  • Chad Smith- drums
  • Steven Nistor- drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Benmont Tench- organ
  • Love– harmonica
  • Tania Elizabeth- fiddle
  • The Haas Family, Jim Avett, Sarah Avett, Susan Kay Avett, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Aaron “Woody” Wood, Mary Ellen Bush, Jacob Edwards, Stephanie Mirabelli, Charlotte Webb, Hattie Webb – final vocals for Morning Song
  • Ryan Hewitt- engineer, mixing
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Justin Glanville – engineer
  • Jordan Silva, Jon Ashley, Julian Dreyer, Evan Bradford, Evan Hill – recording assistants
  • Darren Heelis, Buckley Miller, Craig Welsh, Tucker Martine – additional engineering

Track listing:

  1. Open-Ended Life
  2. Morning Song
  3. Never Been Alive
  4. Another is Waiting
  5. Bring Your Love To Me
  6. Good to You
  7. Part from Me
  8. Skin and Bones
  9. Souls Like the Wheels (live)
  10. Vanity
  11. The Clearness Is Gone

In July 1984.

In July 1984, “SST” label released “Double Nickels on the Dime”, the third Minutemen studio album. It was recorded November 1983 – April 1984, at “Radio Tokyo Studios” in Venice, California, and was produced by Ethan James. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Double Nickels on the Dime” at number 413 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Boon– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Watt– bass, vocals
  • George Hurley– drums, vocals
  • Joe Baiza– guitar
  • John Rocknowski  – guitar
  • Dirk Vandenberg  – guitar
  • Ethan James– engineer

Track listing:

Side D

  1. Anxious Mo-Fo – D. Boon, Mike Watt
  2. Theatre Is the Life of You – D. Boon, Mike Watt
  3. Viet Nam – D. Boon
  4. Cohesion – D. Boon
  5. It’s Expected I’m Gone – Mike Watt
  6. #1 Hit Song – D. Boon, George Hurley
  7. Two Beads at the End – D. Boon, George Hurley
  8. Do You Want New Wave or Do You Want the Truth? – Mike Watt
  9. Don’t Look Now – John Fogerty
  10. Shit from an Old Notebook – D. Boon, Mike Watt
  11. Nature Without Man – Chuck Dukowski, D. Boon
  12. One Reporter’s Opinion – Mike Watt

Side Mike

  1. Political Song for Michael Jackson to Sing – Mike Watt
  2. Maybe Partying Will Help – D. Boon, Mike Watt
  3. Toadies – Mike Watt
  4. Retreat – Mike Watt
  5. The Big Foist – Mike Watt
  6. God Bows to Math – Jack Brewer, Mike Watt
  7. Corona – D. Boon
  8. The Glory of Man – Mike Watt
  9. Take 5, D – Joe Baiza, John Rocknowski, Dirk Vandenberg, Mike Watt
  10. My Heart and the Real World – Mike Watt
  11. History Lesson – Part II – Mike Watt

Side George

  1. You Need the Glory – George Hurley
  2. The Roar of the Masses Could Be Farts – Dick Vandenberg, Mike Watt
  3. Robot’s Holy Orders – George Hurley
  4. West Germany – D. Boon
  5. The Politics of Time – Mike Watt
  6. Themselves – D. Boon
  7. Please Don’t Be Gentle with Me – Jack Brewer, Mike Watt
  8. Nothing indeed – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  9. No Exchange – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  10. There Ain’t Shit on T.V. Tonight – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  11. There Ain’t Shit on T.V. Tonight – D. Boon
  12. This Ain’t No Picnic – D. Boon
  13. Spillage – Mike Watt

Side Chaff

  1. Untitled Song for Latin America – D. Boon
  2. Jesus and Tequila – D. Boon, Joe Carducci
  3. June 16th – Mike Watt
  4. Storm in my House – D. Boon, Henry Rollins
  5. Martin’s Story – Martin Tamburovich, Mike Watt
  6. Ain’t Talkin’ ’bout Love – Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Michael Anthony
  7. Wu – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  8. Little Man with a Gun in His Hand – D. Boon, Chuck Dukowski
  9. The World According to Nouns – Mike Watt
  10. Love Dance – D. Boon

In January 1971.

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In January 1971, “Warner Bros” label released the debut, self-titled Little Feat album. It was recorded August – September 1970, and was produced by Russ Titelman. The cover shows a mural in Venice, California, painted by the L. A. Fine Arts Squad in 1970 – “Venice in the Snow”.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George- lead, rhythm and slide guitars, lead and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, lead and backing vocals, piano
  • Roy Estrada- bass, backing vocals
  • Richard Hayward- drums, backing vocals
  • Russ Titelman- percussion, backing vocals, piano
  • Ry Cooder- slide guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow- pedal steel
  • Kirby Johnson – string and horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Snakes on Everything – Bill Payne
  2. Strawberry Flats – Bill Payne, Lowell Georg
  3. Truck Stop Girls – Bill Payne, Lowell George
  4. Brides of Jesus – Bill Payne, Lowell George
  5. Wilin’ – Lowell George
  6. Hamburger Midnight – Lowell George, Roy Estrada
  7. Forty-Four Blues / How Many More Years – Roosevelt Sykes, Chester Burnett
  8. Crack in Your Door – Lowell George
  9. I’ve Been the One – Lowell George
  10. Takin’ My Time – Bill Payne
  11. Crazy Captain Gunboat Willie – Bill Payne, Lowell George