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On April 26, 2013.

On April 26, 2013, “earMusic” label released “Now What?!”, the 19th Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “The Tracking Room”, “Anarchy Studios” and “Rainbow Recorders” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan– vocals
  • Steve Morse– guitar
  • Roger Glover– bass
  • Ian Paice– drums
  • Don Airey– keyboards
  • Jason Roller – acoustic guitar
  • Eric Darken– percussion
  • Mike Johnson – steel guitar
  • David Hamilton – additional keyboards
  • Students of Nimbus School of Recording Arts– gang vocals
  • Bob Ezrin– additional backing vocals, percussion, mixing
  • Justin Cortelyou – engineer, mixing
  • Li Xiao Le – assistant engineer
  • Zach Allan, Jarad Clement, Rob Harris, Mike Airey, Nathan Sage – additional engineers
  • Greg Calbi- mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Airey, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, Ian Paice and Bob Ezrin.

  1. A Simple Song
  2. Weirdistan
  3. Out of Hand
  4. Hell to Pay
  5. Bodyline
  6. Above and Beyond
  7. Blood from a Stone
  8. Uncommon Man
  9. Après Vous
  10. All the Time in the World
  11. Vincent Price

 

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On March 11, 1975.

Welcome_To_My_Nightmare

On March 11, 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Welcome to My Nightmare”, the eighth Alice Cooper studio album. It was recorded 1974 -1975, at “Soundstage” in Toronto, “Plant East”, “Electric Lady” and “A&R Studios” in New York, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.The cover artwork was created by Drew Struzan for “Pacific Eye & Ear”. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 90 on the list of the “Top 100 Album Covers Of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper- vocals
  • Bob Ezrin- synthesizer, arranger, keyboards
  • Jozef Chirowski- keyboards, clavinet, vocals, Fender rhodes
  • Dick Wagner- electric and acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Steve Hunter- electric and acoustic guitar
  • Prakash John- bass
  • Tony Levin- bass
  • Pentti “Whitey” Glan- drums
  • Johnny “Bee” Badanjek– drums
  • Gerry Lyons- vocals
  • Vincent Price- curator

Track list:

  1. Welcome to My Nightmare – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
  2. Devil’s Food – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin, Kelley Jay
  3. The Black Widow – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  4. Some Folks – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin, Alan Gordon
  5. Only Women Bleed – Alice Cooper and Dick Wagner
  6. Department of Youth – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  7. Cold Ethyl – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin
  8. Years Ago – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
  9. Steven – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin
  10. The Awakening – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  11. Escape – Alice Cooper, Mark Anthony, Kim Fowley

 

 

On November 30, 1982.

Michael_Jackson_-_Thriller

On November 30, 1982, “Epic” label released “Thriller”, the sixth Michael Jackson studio album.  It was recorded April – November 1982, at the “Westlake Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson. With more than 65 million copies sold worldwide“Thriller” is the best selling album of all time. In 1984, the album won a record eight “Grammy Awards”, including “Album of the Year” award. In 2003 magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked “Thriller” on number 20 on its list of “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “The National Association of Recording Merchandisers” ranked “Thriller” at number three in its “Definitive 200” albums of all time. The album was included in the “Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry” of culturally significant recordings. In 2012, magazine “Slant” ranked “Thriller” at number one on its list of “Best Albums of the 1980”.

Personnel:

  • Brian Banks – keyboards, synthesizer, synthesizer programming
  • Michael Boddicker– keyboards, synthesizers, Emulator, Vocoder
  • N’dugu Chancler– drums
  • Paulinho da Costa– percussion
  • David Foster– synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements
  • Gary Grant – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Eddie Van Halen– guitar
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet, flugelhorn, horn arrangements, string arrangements, strings conductor
  • Michael Jackson – co-producer, lead vocals, drum case beater, bathroom stomp board, background vocals, handclaps, vocal arrangements, rhythm arrangements , horn arrangements , synthesizer arrangements
  • Paul Jackson, Jr.– guitar
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Quincy Jones– rhythm arrangements, vocal arrangements, musical arrangements
  • Steve Lukather– guitar, bass guitar, additional guitars  musical arrangements
  • Anthony Marinelli– synthesizer programming
  • Paul McCartney– vocals
  • David Paich – keyboards, synthesizers, piano, rhythm arrangements, musical arrangements
  • Dean Parks – guitas
  • Greg Phillinganes – keyboards , synthesizers, electric piano, synthesizer programming
  • Jeff Porcaro – drums
  • Steve Porcaro – keyboards, synthesizers, synthesizer programming , musical arrangements
  • Vincent Price – voice-over
  • Bill Reichenbach – trombone
  • Chris Shepard  – vibraslapRod Temperton – keyboards, synthesizers, rhythm arrangements, vocal arrangements , synthesizer arrangements
  • David Williams – guitar
  • Larry Williams – saxophone, flute
  • Bill Wolfer – keyboards , synthesizers, synthesizer programming
  • La Toya Jackson, Janet Jackson – background vocals
  • Greg Smith – synthesizers

Track listing:

  1. Wanna Be Startin’ Something – Michael Jackson
  2. Baby Be Mine – Rod Temperton
  3. The Girl Is Mine – Michael Jackson
  4. Thriller – Rod Temperton
  5. Beat It – Michael Jackson
  6. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
  7. Human Nature – Steve Porcaro, John Bettis
  8. Pretty Young Thing – James Ingram, Quincy Jones
  9. The Lady In My Life – Rod Temperton