In August 1986.

In August 1986, “RCA” label released “Three Hearts in the Happy Ending Machine”, the second Daryl Hall studio album. It was recorded October 1985 – May 1986, and was produced by Daryl Hall, David A. Stewart and Tom “T-Bone” Wolk.

Personnel:

  • Daryl Hall – lead and backing vocals, guitar, mandolin, keyboards, drum programming
  • Ric Morcombe – guitar
  • G.E. Smith – guitar
  • Jamie West-Oram – guitar
  • David A. Stewart – guitar, drum programming
  • Robbie McIntosh – guitar
  • Robbie Kilgore – keyboards
  • Mike Klvana – keyboards, Synclavier programming
  • Patrick Seymour – keyboards, E-mu Emulator II sampling
  • Stephen Gillifant – E-mu Emulator II sampling
  • Tom “T-Bone” Wolk – bass guitar, guitar, mandolin
  • Tony Beard – drums, additional percussion
  • Michel De La Porte – percussion
  • Steve Ferrone – additional percussion
  • Olle Romo – additional percussion
  • Jimmy Bralower – drum programming
  • Manu Guiot – drum programming, engineer
  • Steve Harvey – drum programming
  • Bob Riley – drum programming
  • Lenny Pickett – saxophone
  • Dick Morrissey – saxophone solo
  • Michael Kamen – string arrangements, conductor
  • June Montana – additional backing vocals
  • Kate St. John – additional backing vocals
  • Bob Geldof – additional backing vocals
  • Joni Mitchell – additional backing vocals
  • Frank Filipetti – engineer
  • Jon Bavin – engineer
  • Frederick Defaye, Serge Pauchard – engineer assistant
  • Stephen Gallifent, Dick Beetham, Tim Burrell, Noah Baron, Ken Steiger, Paul Hamingson – engineer assistant
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jeb Brien, Joe Stelmach – art direction, design
  • Cheryl Winser – hand tinting
  • Paul Elledge – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Daryl Hall, except where noted.

  1. Dreamer – Daryl Hall, John Beeby
  2. Only a Vision
  3. I Wasn’t Born Yesterday – Daryl Hall, David A. Stewart, Sara Allen
  4. Someone Like You
  5. Next Step – Daryl Hall, Tom “T-Bone” Wolk, Arthur Baker
  6. For You – Daryl Hall, Tom “T-Bone” Wolk
  7. Foolish Pride
  8. Right as Rain
  9. Let It Out – Daryl Hall, David A. Stewart
  10. What’s Gonna Happen to Us

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