Tuesday, 26 August 2008

ERICK LABSON - A Remasters List




ERICK LABSON'S superb remastering work is featured extensively as part of my Series "SOUNDS GOOD: Exceptional CD Remasters 1970s Rock And Pop" Download Book available to buy on Amazon to either your PC or Mac (it will download the Kindle software to read the book for free to your toolbar). Click on the link below to go my Author's Page for this and other related publications:

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ERICK LABSON works mostly with the UNIVERSAL catalogue.

REMASTERING/MASTERING CREDITS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
“20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection” Series
“Blues Classics Remastered & Revisited” Series
“Chess 50th Anniversary Collection” Series
“The Definitive Collection” Series
“Gold” Series
“Rock ‘N’ Roll 50th Anniversary Edition” Series

Labson has over 800 credits to his name (1990s to 2008) for Engineering, Mastering, Restoration and Digital Re-mastering. This is a sample list of titles worth checking out. DRM = Digital Remastering.

1. Louis Armstrong – The Definitive Collection (DRM, 2006)
2. Chuck Berry – After School Session (DRM)
3. Chuck Berry - Blues (DRM)
4. Chuck Berry – The Definitive Collection (DRM, 2006)
5. Chuck Berry – Gold (DRM)
6. Chuck Berry – His Best, Volume 1 (DRM, 1997)
7. Chuck Berry – St. Louis To Liverpool (DRM)
8. Bobby Bland – The Anthology (DRM, 2001)
9. Bobby Bland – The Definitive Collection (DRM)
10. Bobby Bland – Blues & Ballads (DRM, 1999)
11. Bobby Bland – Greatest Hits Volume 1 – The Duke Recordings (DRM, 1998)
12. Bobby Bland – Greatest Hits Volume 2 – The ABC/Dunhill/MCA Years (DRM)
13. Bobby Bland - That’s It! Duke Recordings Vol. III (DRM, 1996)
14. Bobby Bland – Turn On Your Love Light – Duke Recordings Vol. II
(DRM, 1994)
15. Bobby Bland – Two Steps From The Blues (DRM, 2001) (Blues Classics Series)
16. The Crickets – Chirping Crickets (Expanded & DRM) (see also Buddy Holly)
17. The Dells – Bring Back the Love/Classic Soul (DRM, 1996)
18. The Dells – Oh, What A Night – The Great Ballads (DRM, 1998)
19. Neil Diamond – Play Me – Complete Uni Studio Recordings (M, 2002)
20. Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley Is A Gunslinger
(50th Anniversary Series, 5 extras – 3 previously unreleased, DRM, 2004)
21. Bo Diddley – The Definitive Collection (DRM)
22. Bo Diddley – His Best (DRM, 1997)
23. Willie Dixon – The Original Wang Dang Doodle (DRM, 1995)
24. The Dramatics - Shake It Well (Best Of 1974 – 1980) (DRM, 1998)
25. Steve Earle – Best Of (20th Century Masters… Series) (DRM, 2003)
26. Cass Elliott – Dream A Little Dream: Collection (DRM, 1997)
27. Four Tops – Keepers Of The Castle – Their Best 1972-78 (DRM, 1997)
28. Flamingos – Complete Chess Recordings (DR)
29. Billy Haley & His Comets – Rock Around The Clock (DRM, 3 extra, 2004)
30. Richie Havens – Dreaming As One – The A&M Years (M, 2004)
31. Buddy Holly – Buddy Holly (Expanded & DRM)
32. Buddy Holly – see also The Crickets
33. Buddy Holly – Gold (2CD, 1993/2004)
34. Buddy Holly – The Definitive Collection (DRM, 2006)
35. Earl Hooker – Simply The Best (DRM, 1999)
36. John Lee Hooker – The Complete 50’s Chess Recordings (DRM, 1998)
37. John Lee Hooker – His Best Chess Sides (DRM, 1997)
38. John Lee Hooker – Live At The CafĂ© Au Go Go (DRM)
39. Howlin’ Wolf – Ain’t Gonna Be Your Dog
40. Howlin’ Wolf – The Definitive Collection
41. Howlin’ Wolf – His Best Chess (50th Anniversary Collection) (DRM, 1997)
42. Howlin’ Wolf & Friends - The Howlin Wolf London Sessions (DRM), 2003
43. Howlin’ Wolf – Real Folk Blues/More Real Folk… (DRM, 2002)
44. Impressions – Greatest Hits (DRM, 1998)
45. Impressions – Further Impressions (DRM, 1996)
46. Joe Jackson – Look Sharp! (DRM, 2001)
47. Etta James – The Chess Box (DRM, Mixing, 2000)
48. Etta James – Come A Little Closer (DRM, 1974 title)
49. Etta James – The Definitive Collection (DRM)
50. Etta James – Her Best – Chess 50th Anniversary Collection (DRM, 1997)
51. Etta James – Love Songs (DRM, 2001)
52. Etta James – Tell Mama – The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions
(Blues Classics – Remastered & Revisited Series) (DRM, 2001)
53. Etta James - These Foolish Things (DRM, 1995)
54. Elton John – Love Songs (DRM, 1996)
55. B.B. King – The Anthology (DRM, 2000)
56. B.B. King - Chronicles (3CD Eco Pak) 2005
57. B.B. King – Greatest Hits (DRM, 1998)
58. B.B. King – Here & There: The Uncollected B.B. King (DRM, 2001)
59. B.B. King – His Best – The Electric B.B. King (DRM, 1998)
60. B.B. King – His Definitive Greatest Hits (DRM, 1999)
61. B.B. King – How Blue Can You Get? – Classic Live Performances (DRM, 1996)
62. B.B. King – King Of The Blues Box Set (DRM, 1992)
63. B.B. King – Live At San Quentin (DRM, 1991)
64. B.B. King - Live At The Regal (DRM, 1997)
65. B.B. King – Live In Japan (DRM, 1999)
66. B.B. King – Take It Home (DRM, 1998)
67. B.B. King – The Ultimate Collection (DRM, 2005)
68. Patti LaBelle – Definitive Collection (DRM, 2006)
69. Leadbelly – Storyteller Blues (Restoration, 1994)
70. Brenda Lee – The Definitive Collection (DRM, 2006)
71. Peggy Lee – Love Songs (DRM, 2003)
72. Ramsey Lewis – In Person 1960-1967 (DRM, 1998)
73. Ramsey Lewis – Maiden Voyage (& More) (DRM)
74. Little Milton – Greatest Hits (Chess 50th Anniversary Collection)
75. Little Milton – Welcome To The Club – Essential Chess Recordings
(DRM, 1994)
76. Little Walter – Confessin’ The Blues (1996 DRM)
77. Little Walter – His Best (DRM, 1997)
78. Jimmie Lunceford – For Dancers Only (DRM, Restoration of 1935 Tracks)
79. The Mamas & The Papas – Greatest Hits (DRM, 1998)
80. John Mayall – Drivin’ On: The ABC years (1975-1982) (DRM, 1998)
81. Brownie McGhee – A Long Way From Home (1998, DRM)
82. Stephanie Mills - The Power Of Love – Ballads (DRM)
83. Joni Mitchell – The Beginning Of Survival (M, 2004)
84. Moonglows – Their Greatest Hits (DRM, 1997)
85. The Move – Shazam! (Tape Transfer, 2007)
86. Muddy Waters – The Complete Plantation Recordings (DRM, 1993)
87. Muddy Waters – The Definitive Collection (DRM, 2006)
88. Muddy Waters – Folk Singer (DRM)
89. Muddy Waters – Fathers & Sons (DRM)
90. Muddy Waters – His Best 1947-1956 (DRM, 1997)
91. Muddy Waters – His Best 1956-1964 (DRM, 1997)
92. Muddy Waters – Live At Newport 1960 (DRM)
93. Muddy Waters – Real Folk Blues/More Real Folk Blues (DRM)
94. Muddy Waters – Rollin’ Stone – A Golden Anniversary (DRM, 2000)
95. Oliver Nelson – More Blues & The Abstract Truth (DRM)
96. Aaron Neville – Love Songs (DRM, 2003)
97. The Neville Brothers – Best Of (20th Century Masters… Series) (DRM, 2004)
98. Junior Parker – Backtrackin’ – The Duke Recordings Vol.2 (DRM, 1998)
99. Minnie Ripperton – Her Chess Years (50th Anniversary Collection) (DRM, 1997)
100. Jimmy Rogers – The Complete Chess Recordings (DRM, 1997)
101. Jimmy Rogers – His Best (DRM, 2003)
102. Rufus & Chaka Khan – The Very Best Of (DRM, 1994)
103. Steppenwolf - Gold (DRM)
104. Koko Taylor – Koko Taylor (DRM)
105. Big Mama Thornton – Hound Dog – The Peacock Recordings
(DRM, 1992)
106. Three Dog Night – The Complete Hit Singles (2004)
107. The Who - My Generation (2CD DELUXE EDITION)
108. Wishbone Ash - Argus (Expanded Edition)

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