Pickin' on the Beatles, Vol. 1 & 2 (2001)
Pickin' On The Beatles Vols. 1 & 2 are also available separately on CMH.
Recorded at Hill Top Studios, Nashville, Tennessee.
Personnel includes: Bill Troy (guitar); Mike "Chickenhawk" Toppins (steel guitar, 5-string banjo, dobro, mandolin); Bennie Boling (5-string banjo); Tim Graves, ...
Remembering Eddie Jefferson (2002)
A hard swinging tribute to the Godfather of Vocalese (Eddie Jefferson) and some of his disciples featuring an all star organ group including some heavy alumni of the the 1960's Blue Note sound headed up by Jazz organist Eddie Landsberg ...
||Hound Dog Taylor: A Tribute (1998)
In many respects, you could call Hound Dog Taylor a cult artist. Respected by bluesmen and critics alike, he built a small, devoted following across America simply by constently touring. There were no hits and very few covers of hs ...
Sings a Tribute to the Ink Spots (2012)
Tributee: The Ink Spots.
Personnel: Claude McKnight, Dave Thomas, Joey Kibble, Mark Kibble, Alvin Chea, Cedric Dent (vocals); Iam Kenne (guitar); Ed Smart (saxophone); Roy Wiegand (trumpet); Dave Siebels (piano, keyboards); Matt Johnson (drums).
Audio Mixer: Dave Siebels.
Recording information: Kappa Studios, Burbank, ...
Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Beach Boys (2006)
Each release in the Rockabye Baby! series takes the best-known songs of a particular artist and places them in a lullaby processor that involves chimes, bells, and vibraphones -- renditions that are slightly more involved than the music that comes ...
||BBC Concert Orchestra / Joseph Calleja / Steven Mercurio|
Be My Love: A Tribute to Mario Lanza (2012)
Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja claims that Mario Lanza's performance in The Great Caruso taught him that there was more to music than Iron Maiden and Metallica, inspiring him to take up an operatic career in the process. So there's little ...
Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions Of Bob Marley (2007)
There's little doubt that these glockenspiel and vibraphone-laced renditions of Bob Marley songs are soothing, sounding as if Marley's songbook were being played by a giant music box with just the slightest trace of Jamaican rhythm left intact. It's disconcerting ...
||Born to the Breed: A Tribute to Judy Collins (2008) |
Although she is known primarily as an interpretive singer, Judy Collins has been placing her occasional compositions on her albums dating back to the inclusion of "Albatross," "Sky Fell," and "Since You Asked" (aka "Since You've Asked") on Wildflowers in ...
Tribute to Hank Williams (2006)
A man who died before his time Hank Williams in just seven short years of recording made an indelible and lasting impact on Country Music. Included in this compilation are some of Williams' compositions that he never managed to record ...
||Black on Blues: A Tribute to the Black Keys (2012) |
Over the years, Cleopatra has made it something of a specialty of theirs to release tribute albums to popular artists, but 2012's Black on Blues: A Tribute to the Black Keys feels a little different than its predecessors -- not ...
||Panama: A Millennium Tribute to Van Halen (2006) |
This is a collection of Van Halen tunes done by a list of hard rock and heavy metal performers including the Slashtones, Marko Pukkila, Vinny Appice, Reckless Fortune, and Gravity Pharm. ~ Thom Jurek
According to Rolling Stone Magazine, "In the ...
||Complete Tribute to Garth Brooks (2003)
Big Eye's The Complete Tribute to Garth Brooks compiles two previously released celebrations of Brooks' catalog. Disc one was originally issued in 1999 by an imprint of Cleopatra as New Friends in Low Places, while the second volume is Big ...
King for a Day (2010)
King for a Day is not a boast from Mickey Dolenz -- nor is it a collection of XTC covers -- it's an album-length salute to Carole King, one of the great pop songwriters of the 20th Century. Dolenz isn't ...
||Tribute to Grant Green (1998) |
In the '90s there were so many tributes to great blues and jazzmen that it's easy to balk when you see that the great guitarist Grant Green was given a tribute album on Evidence during the late '90s. After all, ...
||String Quartet Tribute to Deftones (2006) |
Tributee: Deftones. Track Listing: Diamond Eyes; Rocker Skates; Change (In The House Of Flies); My Own Summer (Shove It); Hole In The Earth; Passenger; Minerva; Be Quiet And Drive (Far Away); Digital Bath; Bored; Engine No. 9;
Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke (2004)
Guitarist/banjo player Lino Patruno leads this tribute recorded live at the Ascona New Orleans Jazz Festival in Switzerland in 2003. He's joined by Bob Wilber, Kenny Davern, Howard Alden, Randy Sandke, Jon-Erik Kellso, Tom Pletcher, Randy Reinhart, Andy
Tributee: Bix ...
||String Quartet Tribute to Deftones (2006) |
Personnel: Tom Vos (violin, viola); Anna Stafford (violin); John Krovoza (cello).
Audio Mixer: Noah Agruss.
Recording information: The Lair, Los Angeles, CA.
Arranger: Noah Agruss.
Tribute to Rev. James Cleveland (1998)
Recording information: "T" Sounds Recording Studio, Pasadena, CA; T Sounds Recording Studio, Pasa.
Personnel: Larry Hudson (vocals); Juan Tyus (piano, organ, synthesizer, drums, snare drum); Carolyn Hill, Melinda Smith, Saletta Hatchett (background vocals).
||Treasures Left Behind: Remembering Kate Wolf (1998) |
A Portion of the proceeds of this recording will go to benefit the Seva Foundation.
"Love Still Remains" was nominated for a 1999 Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.
Kate Wolf, the singer-songwriter who died of leukemia at age 44 in ...
Sans Fusils, Ni Souliers, a Paris (2009)
Tributee: Édith Piaf.
Personnel: Doug Wieselman (guitar, clarinet); Maxim Moston (violin); David Gold (viola); Jane Scarpantoni (cello); Kate McGarrigle (accordion, background vocals); Garth Hudson, Will Holshouser (accordion); C.J. Camerieri (trumpet, French horn); David Nelson (trombone); Thomas Bartlett (piano); Lily Lanken (background ...
I Let a Song Go out of My Heart (2001)
A songbook drawn from the vast repertoire of Duke Ellington is hardly an original idea; the challenge to any jazz musician is to come up with fresh interpretations of his music, while hopefully including less frequently performed selections in addition ...
||Smooth Jazz All Stars|
Bishop Paul Morton Smooth Jazz Tribute (2008)
Tributee: Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. Track Listing: I'm Still Standing; Be Blessed; Because of Who You Are; I Need Thee; God Is a Good God; Your Tears, Pt. 1; Your Tears, Pt. 2; If You Could See Me Now; High Praise; Bow Down;
||Aloha Margaritaville: Hawaiian Tribute To Jimmy Buffett (2005) |
Tributee: Jimmy Buffett.
Personnel: Rick Cunha (guitar, Hawaiian steel guitar, ukulele, percussion); Noam Cohen (harmonica); Simeon Pillich (upright bass); Joe Lamano (fretless bass); Michael Botts (drums, percussion); Debra Dobkin (percussion).
||Various Artists / Vitamin String Quartet|
String Quartet Tribute to the Rolling Stones (2003)
The runaway train that is the string tribute hits the Rolling Stones this time, giving chamber group treatments to 11 hits from the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band. In a way, it's rewarding to see popular music from the ...
||I Love Tom T. Hall's Songs of Fox Hollow (2011)
Just in time for Tom T. Hall's 75th birthday, producers Peter Cooper and Eric Brace have assembled the perfect cast to pay tribute to country music's greatest storytelling songwriter. Gathered in the recording studio at Tom T.
's Fox Hollow farm, ...