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On November 15, 2019.

On November 15, 2019, “Drag City” label released “Made a Place”, the 23rd Bonnie “Prince” Billy (Will Oldham) album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Downtown Recording” in Louisville, Kentucky, US, and was produced by Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Bonnie “Prince” Billy – vocals, guitar
  • Jacob Duncan – woodwind, keyboards
  • Chris Rodahaffer – banjo, pedal steel guitar
  • Nathan Salsburg – guitar
  • Joan Shelley – vocals
  • Danny Kiely – bass guitar
  • Mike Hyman – drums
  • Cheyenne Mize – fiddle
  • Chris Greenwell – recording
  • Carl Saff – mastering
  • Dan Osborn – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Bonnie “Prince” Billy.

  1. New Memory Box
  2. Dream Awhile
  3. The Devil’s Throat
  4. Look Backward on Your Future, Look Forward to Your Past
  5. I Have Made a Place
  6. Squid Eye
  7. You Know the One
  8. This Is Far from Over
  9. Nothing Is Busted
  10. Mama Mama
  11. The Glow, Pt. 3
  12. Thick Air
  13. Building a Fire

On March 19, 2001.

On March 19, 2001, “Palace” label released “Ease Down the Road”, the seventh Will Oldham studio album, second under his moniker Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by The Continental Op.

Personnel:

  • Todd Brashear – vocals, lap steel guitar
  • Matt Everett – violin
  • Mike Fellows– bass guitar
  • Paul Greenlaw – vocals, banjo
  • Catherine Irwin, Harmony Korine– vocals
  • Ned Oldham – vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Will Oldham– vocals, guitar, Nord Lead, percussion
  • David Pajo– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, Nord Lead, piano, percussion
  • Bryan Rich – guitar
  • Matt Sweeney– vocals, guitar, banjo
  • Jon Theodore– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. May It Always Be
  2. Careless Love
  3. A King at Night
  4. Just to See My Holly Home
  5. At Break of Day
  6. After I Made Love to You
  7. Ease Down the Road
  8. The Lion Lair
  9. Mrs William
  10. Sheep
  11. Grand Dark Feeling of Emptiness
  12. Rich Wife Full of Happiness

On January 28, 2003.

On January 28, 2003, “Drag City” label released “Master and Everyone”, the eighth Will Oldham studio album. It was his third album recorded under the name Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy.

Personnel:

  • Will Oldham – vocals
  • Paul Oldham – vocal, guitar, keyboards, bass,
  • Tony Crow – keyboards
  • William Tyler– guitar
  • Matt Swanson – tambourine
  • Gary Lee Tussing – cello
  • Marty Slayson – vocals
  • John Kelton – whistle

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Oldham.

  1. The Way
  2. Ain’t You Wealthy, Ain’t You Wise?
  3. Master and Everyone
  4. Wolf Among Wolves
  5. Joy and Jubilee
  6. Maundering
  7. Lessons from What’s Poor
  8. Even If Love
  9. Three Questions
  10. Hard Life

On September 19, 2006.

On September 19, 2006, “Drag City” label released “The Letting Go”, the twelve Will Oldham (released under his moniker Bonnie “Prince” Billy) studio album. It was recorded in 2006, in Reykjavík, Iceland and produced by Valgeir Sigurðsson.

Personnel:

  • Dawn McCarthy– vocals
  • Emmett Kelly– guitar
  • Paul Oldham – bass
  • Jim White– drums
  • Valgeir Sigurdsson– recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Love Comes to Me
  2. Strange Form of Life
  3. Wai
  4. Cursed Sleep
  5. No Bad News
  6. Cold & wet
  7. Big Friday
  8. Lay and Love
  9. The Seedling
  10. Then the Letting Go
  11. God’s Small Song
  12. I Called You Back
  13. Ebb Tide (bonus on some versions)

On April 1, 2008.

On April 1, 2008, “Caldo Verde Records” label released “April”, the third Sun Kil Moon studio album. It was recorded March-August 2007, at “Hyde Street Studios” in San Francisco and “Well Recording” in Seattle, and was produced by Mark Kozelek.

Personnel:

  • Mark Kozelek- vocals, guitar
  • Anthony Koutsos – drums
  • Geoff Stanfield – bass guitar
  • Michi Aceret – viola
  • David Revelli – percussion
  • Will Oldham- additional vocals
  • Ben Gibbard- additional vocals
  • Eric Pollard – additional vocals
  • Aaron Prellwitz – engineer
  • Geoff Stanfield – engineer
  • Jason McGerr– engineer
  • Steve Armstrong – additional engineering
  • HT Waterman – additional engineering
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Nyree Watts – photographs
  • David Rager – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Kozelek.

  1. Lost Verses
  2. The Light
  3. Lucky Man
  4. Unlit Hallway
  5. Heron Blue
  6. Moorestown
  7. Harper Road
  8. Tonight the Sky
  9. Like the River
  10. Tonight in Bilbao
  11. Blue Orchids

Bonus disc

  1. Tonight in Bilbao” (alternate version)
  2. The Light” (alternate version)
  3. Like the River” (alternate version)
  4. Tonight the Sky” (alternate version)

On February 11, 2014.

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On February 11, 2014, “Caldo Verde Records” label released “Benji”, the sixth Sun Kill Moon studio album. It was recorded March – August 2013, at “Hyde Street Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Mark Kozelek.

Personnel:

  • Mark Kozelek– vocals, guitars, Portuguese guitar, bass guitar, xylophone, photography
  • Chris Connolly – piano, Rhodes piano
  • Owen Ashworth– Rhodes piano
  • Tim “Tiny” Lindsey – bass
  • Forrest Day – horns
  • Nathan Winter – drums
  • Steve Shelley– drums, percussion
  • Will Oldham– backing vocals
  • Jen Wood– backing vocals
  • Keta Bill – backing vocals
  • Nathan Winter – engineer
  • Brian Azer – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Kozelek, except where noted.

  1. Carissa
  2. I Can’t Live Without My Mother’s Love
  3. Truck Driver
  4. Dogs
  5. Pray for Newtown
  6. Jim Wise – music by Owen Ashworth, lyrics by Mark Kozelek
  7. I Love My Dad
  8. I Watched the Film The Song Remains the Same
  9. Richard Ramirez Died Today of Natural Causes
  10. Micheline
  11. Ben’s My Friend

On March 27, 1991.

Slint-Spiderland

On March 27, 1991, “Touch and Go Records” label released “Spiderland”, the second and final Slint studio album. It was recorded August–October 1990, at “River North Records” in Chicago, and was produced by Brian Paulson.

Personnel:

  • David Pajo– guitar
  • Brian McMahan– vocals, guitar
  • Todd Brashear – bass guitar
  • Britt Walford– vocals, drums, guitar
  • Brian Paulson– engineering
  • Will Oldham– photography
  • Noel Saltzman – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Brashear,  except where noted.

  1. Breadcrumb Trailwhere noted.
  2. Nosferatu Man
  3. Don, Aman – Brian McMahan, David Pajo, Britt Walford
  4. Washer
  5. For Dinner…
  6. Good Morning, Captain

On October 17, 2000.

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On October 17, 2000, “American Recordings” label released “American III: Solitary Man”, the 85th Johnny Cash album overall and the third album in the “American series”. The album was produced by John Carter Cash and Rick Rubin. “American III: Solitary Man” won “Grammy” award for “Best Male Country Vocal Performance” for Cash’s version of the Neil Diamond classic “Solitary Man”.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Norman Blake– guitar
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • June Carter Cash– vocals
  • Laura Cash – fiddle
  • Sheryl Crow– vocals, accordion
  • Merle Haggard– guitar, vocals
  • Will Oldham– vocals
  • Larry Perkins– guitar
  • Tom Petty– vocals, organ
  • Randy Scruggs– guitar
  • Marty Stuart – guitar
  • Benmont Tench– piano, organ, harmonium

Track listing:

  1. I Won’t Back Down – Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne
  2. Solitary Man – Neil Diamond
  3. That Lucky Old Sun – Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith
  4. One – Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge, Larry Mullen
  5. Nobody – Egbert Williams
  6. I See a Darkness – Will Oldham
  7. The Mercy Seat – Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
  8. Would You Lay with Me – David Allan Coe
  9. Field of Diamonds – Johnny Cash, Jack Routh
  10. Before My Time – Johnny Cash
  11. Country Trash – Johnny Cash
  12. Mary of the Wild Moor – Dennis Turner
  13. I’m Leavin’ Now – Johnny Cash
  14. Wayfaring Stranger – traditional