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Why is Katell Keinig's album "O Seasons O Castles" listed in the discog at http://www.allmusic.com/artist/richar... ?
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Chrysta Cherrie

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Hey rootsmusic,
I see that Richard Greene performs on that album, so my first thought is this is a linking error. I've forwarded it to our editors.

Thanks.
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Chrysta, J.D. Sumner is often credited as backing Elvis but never co-billed on Elvis albums. Why is Sumner's discog at http://www.allmusic.com/artist/jd-sum... filled with Elvis albums?
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This is an issue where our databuilding team is pulling in not only the main albums for an artist but any album where they are credited as a Guest Artist.

This was an effort to solve the issue where Merle Haggard/Merle Haggard & The Strangers or CSN/CSN&Y or Frank Zappa/Frank Zappa & The Mothers were not showing up properly in each others' discographies, but the databuilding logic got a *bit* too forgiving and included all Guest Artists as well.

You can see this clearly in Beyonce's discography. There are two albums by Jay-Z erroneously listed before her debut.

This is a known bug that we've asked to have fixed.
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Zac, J.D. Sumner's discog at http://www.allmusic.com/artist/jd-sumner-mn0000778598/discography still show albums on which he wasn't the primary artist.  Same problem in the discog at http://www.allmusic.com/artist/dr%C3%A9-mn0000197236/discography ?
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