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In August 1974.

In August 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Feats Don’t Fail Me Now”, the fourth Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Blue Seas Recording Studio” in Hunt Valley, Maryland; “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles”; “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” and Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lowell George and Van Dyke Parks.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George- vocals, guitar
  • Paul Barrère- guitar, vocals
  • Sam Clayton- percussion, vocals
  • Kenny Gradney- bass
  • Richie Hayward- drums, vocals
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, vocals
  • Gordon DeWitty – clavinet
  • Fred White- drums
  • Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Fran Tate – backing vocals
  • Tower Of Power- horns

Track listing:

  1. Rock & Roll Doctor – Lowell George, Fred Martin
  2. Oh Atlanta – Bill Payne
  3. Skin it Back – Paul Barrère
  4. Down the Road – Lowell George
  5. Spanish Moon – Lowell George
  6. Feats Don’t Fail Me Now – Paul Barrère, Lowell George, Martin Kibbee
  7. The Fan – Lowell George, Bill Payne
  8. Medley: Cold Cold Cold/Tripe Face Boogie – Lowell George, Richie Hayward, Bill Payne

 

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On August 19, 1977.

On August 19, 1977, “Warner Bros” label released “Livin’ on the Fault Line”, the seventh Doobie Brothers studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “Western Recorders” and “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Patrick Simmons– guitar, vocals
  • Jeff Baxter– guitar, steel guitar
  • Michael McDonald– keyboards, vocals
  • Tiran Porter– bass, vocals
  • Keith Knudsen– drums, vocals
  • John Hartman– drums
  • Bobby LaKind– congas, vocals
  • Dan Armstrong – electric sitar
  • Norton Buffalo– harmonica
  • Victor Feldman– vibes
  • Rosemary Butler, Maureen McDonald – backing vocals
  • Ted Templeman– percussion
  • David Paich– horn and string arrangements
  • Production coordination – Beth Naranjo
  • Engineer – Donn Landee
  • Second Engineer – Kent Nebergall
  • Artwork – Kristin Sundbom
  • Cover photography, cover design – Bruce Steinberg
  • Inner sleeve photo – Michael Zagaris
  • Aerial photo pilot – Roger Glenn

Track listing:

  1. You’re Made That Way – Michael McDonald, Jeff Baxter, Keith Knudsen
  2. Echoes of Love – Patrick Simmons, Willie Mitchell, Earl Randle
  3. Little Darling (I Need You) – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  4. You Belong to Me – Carly Simon, Michael McDonald
  5. Livin’ on the Fault Line – Patrick Simmons
  6. Nothin’ But a Heartache – Michael McDonald
  7. Chinatown – Patrick Simmons
  8. There’s a Light – Michael McDonald
  9. Need a Lady – Tiran Porter
  10. Larry the Logger Two-Step – Patrick Simmons

 

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “Hard Nose the Highway”, the seventh Van Morrison  studio album. It was recorded August – October 1972, at “Caledonia Studio”, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Jack Schroer– tenor, alto, baritone and soprano saxophones
  • Jules Broussard – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Joseph Ellis – trumpet
  • Bill Atwood– trumpet
  • Nathan Rubin – violin
  • Zaven Melikian – violin
  • Nancy Ellis – viola
  • Theresa “Terry” Adams – cello
  • John Tenney – violin
  • Michael Gerling – violin
  • Jef Labes– piano
  • John Platania– guitar
  • David Hayes– bass
  • Gary Mallaber– vibraphone, drums
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Marty David – bass
  • Jackie De Shannon– backing vocals
  • Oakland Symphony Chamber Chorus
  • Spirit, morale, laughter – Ed Fletcher (alias Iversen)
  • Engineers: Neil Schwartz, Jim Stern
  • Arrangers: Van Morrison, Jef Labes (strings), Jack Schroer, (horns)
  • Cover art: Rob Springett

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Snow in San Anselmo
  2. Warm Love
  3. Hard Nose the Highway
  4. Wild Children
  5. The Great Deception
  6. Bein’ Green – Joe Raposo
  7. Autumn Song
  8. Purple Heather – traditional

On August 15, 2014.

On August 15, 2014, “Warner Bros” label released “The Golden Echo”, the second  Kimbra studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Keefus Ciancia, Taylor Graves, John Hill, Kimbra Johnson, Major Dudes, Mystery Skulls, M-Phazes, Al Shux, Surahn Sidhu, Dave Tozer and Fagan Wilcox. The album photographs were by Thom Kerr.

Personnel:

  • Kimbra Johnson- vocals
  • Matt Bellamy- guitar
  • John “JR” Robinson, Sonny J. Mason – drums
  • Bilal- featured artist
  • Mario Borgatta – assistant
  • Rich Costey – executive producer; mixing
  • Nicolas Fournier, Bo Hill, John Hill, Martin Cooke – engineer
  • Thom Kerr – artwork
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Alex Tenta – design, layout
  • Lenny Waronker, Nick Haussling – A&R

Track listing:

  1. Teen Heat – Kimbra Johnson, Daniel Johns
  2. 90s Music – Kimbra Johnson, Mark Foster, Timon Martin, Stephen McQuinn, Matt Morris
  3. Carolina – Kimbra Johnson, Keith Ciancia, Zachary Dawes, Tyler Parkford, Michael Shuman
  4. Goldmine – Kimbra Johnson, Fraser T. Smith
  5. Miracle – Kimbra Johnson, Stephen Bruner, Daniel Johns
  6. Rescue Him – Kimbra Johnson, Surahn Sidhu
  7. Madhouse – Kimbra Johnson, S. Bruner, Joel Whitley, Ron Bruner
  8. Everlovin’ Ya – Kimbra Johnson, Taylor Graves
  9. As You Are – Kimbra Johnson, Daniel Johns
  10. Love in High Places – Kimbra Johnson, Ciancia, Sonny J Mason, Matt Morris, Kaveh
  11. Nobody But You – Kimbra Johnson, John Legend, Surahn Sidhu, Dave Tozer
  12. Waltz Me to the Grave – Kimbra Johnson, Fagan Wilcox

 

In August 1965.

In August 1965, “Warner Bros” label released “Beat & Soul”, the eleventh Everly Brothers album. It was recorded in June 1965, and was produced by Dick Glasser.

Personnel:

  • Don Everly – vocals, guitar
  • Phil Everly – vocals guitar
  • James Burton, Glen Campbell, Sonny Curtis– guitar
  • Larry Knechtel– bass
  • Jim Gordon– drums
  • Leon Russell, Billy Preston– piano

Track listing:

  1. Love Is Strange – Mickey Baker, Sylvia Robinson, Ellas McDaniel
  2. Money – Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy
  3. What Am I Living For? – Art Harris, Fred Jay
  4. Hi-Heel Sneakers – Robert Higginbotham
  5. C. Rider – Gertrude “Ma” Rainey
  6. Lonely Avenue – Doc Pomus
  7. Man With Money – Don Everly, Phil Everly
  8. People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield
  9. My Babe – Willie Dixon
  10. Walking the Dog – Rufus Thomas
  11. I Almost Lost My Mind – Ivory Joe Hunter
  12. The Girl Can’t Help It – Bobby Troup

In July 1983.

In July 1983, “Warner Bros” label released “Salute”, the sixteenth Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded December 1982-February 1983 at “Eastern Sound” in Toronto, and was produced by Dean Parks and Gordon Lightfoot.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Terry Clements – lead guitar
  • Rick Haynes – bass guitar
  • Dean Parks- lead guitar, synthesizer
  • Barry Keane – drums, percussion
  • Hadley Hockensmith – bass guitar, hi-string bass
  • Mike Heffernan – piano, electric piano
  • Pee Wee Charles – steel guitar
  • Harlan Rodgers – piano
  • Carol Parks – harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Salute (A Lot More Livin’ to Do)
  2. Gotta Get Away
  3. Whispers of the North
  4. Someone to Believe In
  5. Romance
  6. Knotty Pine
  7. Biscuit City
  8. Without You
  9. Tattoo
  10. Broken Dreams

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Warner Bros” label released “El Loco”, the seventh ZZ Top studio album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Bill Ham.

Personnel:

  • Billy Gibbons– guitar, vocals
  • Dusty Hill– bass guitar, backing vocals, lead and co-lead vocal
  • Frank Beard– drums, percussion
  • Engineer – Terry Manning
  • Pre-production engineer – Linden Hudson
  • Mastering – Bob Ludwig
  • Design – Bob Alford
  • Photography – Bob Alford

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard.

  1. Tube Snake Boogie
  2. I Wanna Drive You Home
  3. Ten Foot Pole
  4. Leila
  5. Don’t Tease Me
  6. It’s So Hard
  7. Pearl Necklace
  8. Groovy Little Hippie Pad
  9. Heaven, Hell or Houston
  10. Party on the Patio