Twelve years after they released their first Merle Haggard box, The Untamed Hawk, Bear Family delivered the sequel, Hag: The Studio Recordings 1969-1976. This picks up where The Untamed Hawk left off, which is more of a musical dividing point than it initially seems. If The Untamed Hawk caught Haggard as he was reaching full flight, Hag captures him in his prime, as every single he released reached the Country Top Ten – often capturing the number one slot – and as he sometimes crossed over into the pop Top 40. Hag was without a doubt the biggest star in country music but the remarkable thing about his reign at the top was that he never played it safe.
Italian composer, keyboardist, producer and sometime vocalist Beppe CROVELLA was born in 1952, and started getting involved in the music scene while in his teens. As many dedicated musicians tends to do, Crovella has covered more ground than merely being a band member and composer. He's been an active participant in the Turin jazzrock scene, he has set up the recording studio Electromantic Synergy and record label (Electromantic Music). The latter with more than 100 productions from more than 30 artists released so far in it's history. Crovella has also set up his own publishing company.
This six-song mini-album contains live performances from the supporting tour for No Rest for the Wicked, featuring three songs from that album plus "Shot in the Dark." …
A solo debut album by John Frusciante. This album was recorded between two time periods; the first half, Niandra Lades, was recorded before Frusciante left the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1992; during the recording of Blood Sugar Sex Magik. The second half, Usually Just a T-Shirt, was recorded while the band was on tour in the months leading up to Frusciante's departure.
"Just Sylvia" is the second album by country music singer Sylvia. It was released in 1982 on RCA Records and was produced by Tom Collins. It featured a number one country hit in the song "Nobody", a Kyle Fleming-Dennis Morgan composition. The song was not only a country smash, but a pop hit as well, peaking at number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, and also becoming a top 5 Adult Contemporary hit.