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On July 1, 1987.

On July 1, 1987, “Sony Music” label released “Neo Geo”, the seventh Ryuichi Sakamoto studio album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – keyboard, piano, computer
  • Yukio Tsuji – shakuhachi, gayageum
  • Iggy Pop – vocals
  • Kazumi Tamaki – vocals
  • Misako Koja – vocals
  • Yoriko Ganeko – vocals
  • Eddie Martinez – guitar
  • Haruo Kubota – guitar
  • Bill Laswell – bass
  • Bootsy Collins – bass
  • Emmett Chapman – Chapman stick
  • David Van Tieghem – percussions
  • Tony Williams – drums
  • Sly Dunbar – drums
  • Lucia Hwong – pipa
  • Jason Corsaro – mixing
  • Clive Smith – programmer
  • Jeff Bova – programmer

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichi Sakamoto, express where noted.

  1. Before Long
  2. Neo Geo
  3. Risky
  4. Free Trading
  5. Shogunade
  6. Parata
  7. Okinawa Song – Chin Nuku Juushii
  8. After All

On July 1, 1987.

On July 1, 1987, “Capo” label released “Defender”, the thirteenth Rory Gallagher studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “The Point”, “Olympic Studios”, “West 3 Studios”, “Music Works”, “Redan Studios” in London and was produced by Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Gerry McAvoy – bass guitar
  • Brendan O’Neill – drums
  • John Cooke – keyboards
  • Lou Martin – piano
  • Bob Andrews – piano
  • Mark Feltham – harmonica
  • Alan O’Duffy – production associate
  • Dónal Gallagher – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher except where noted..

  1. Kickback City
  2. Loanshark Blues
  3. Continental Op
  4. I Ain’t No Saint
  5. Failsafe Day
  6. Road to Hell
  7. Doing Time
  8. Smear Campaign
  9. Don’t Start Me Talkin’ – Sonny Boy Williamson II
  10. Seven Days

On May 26, 1986.

On May 26, 1986, “America/Smash Records” label released “Class of ’55: Memphis Rock & Roll Homecoming”, album by Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Johnny Cash. it was recorded in September 1985, at “Sun Studio” and “American Studio” in Memphis, and was produced by Chips Moman.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash — vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Carl Perkins — vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Lee Lewis — vocals, piano
  • Roy Orbison — vocals
  • Jack Clement, Marty Stuart — guitar, background vocals
  • Reggie Young, Bob Wootton, Kenneth Lovelace, J.R. Cobb — guitar
  • Memphis Strings — strings
  • Ace Cannon, Wayne Jackson, Jack Hale, Jr., Bob Lewin — horns
  • Bobby Emmons — keyboards, Synclavier
  • Mike Leech, Bob Moore — bass
  • Gene Chrisman, WS Holland, Buddy Harman — drums
  • Toni Wine, Paul Davis, Dan Penn, Rebecca Evans, Chips Moman, Reba Russell – backing vocals
  • Sam Philips, June Carter Cash, John Fogerty, Dave Edmunds, The Judds, Rick Nelson — backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Birth of Rock and Roll – Carl Perkins, Greg Perkins
  2. Sixteen Candles – Luther Dixon, Allyson Khent
  3. Class of ’55 – Chips Moman, Bobby Emmons
  4. Waymore’s Blues – Waylon Jennings, Curtis Buck
  5. We Remember the King – Paul Kennerly
  6. Coming Home – Roy Orbison, Will Jennings, J.D.Souther
  7. Rock and Roll (Fais Do Do) – Michael Smotherman
  8. Keep My Motor Running – Randy Bachman
  9. I Will Rock and Roll with You – Johnny Cash
  10. Big Train (From Memphis) – John Fogerty

On March 28, 1987.

On March 28, 1987, “SST” label released “Even If and Especially When” the second Screaming Trees studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Velvetone” in Ellensburg, WA, and was produced by Steve Fisk, Mark Lanegan, Van Conner, Gary Lee Conner and Mark Pickerel.

Personnel:

  • Mark Lanegan – vocals
  • Gary Lee Conner – guitar, organ, back cover photography
  • Van Conner – bass
  • Mark Pickerel – drums
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Diane Szukovathy – design
  • Jeff Price – front cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Transfiguration
  2. Straight Out to Any Place
  3. World Painted
  4. Don’t Look Down
  5. Girl Behind the Mask
  6. Flying
  7. Cold Rain
  8. Other Days and Different Planets
  9. The Pathway
  10. You Know Where It’s All
  11. Back Together
  12. In the Forest

On march 17, 1986,

On March 17, 1986, “Mute” label released “Black Celebration”, the fifth Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded November 1985 – January 1986, at “Westside Studios” and “Genetic Studios” in London, “Hansa Mischraum” in Berlin and was produced by Gareth Jones, Daniel Miller, Alan Wilder, Andrew Fletcher, David Gahan and Martin Gore. The album was certified Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”.

Personnel:

  • David Gahan – vocals
  • Martin Gore – vocals, guitars, piano, melodica, synthesizer, bass, sampler
  • Alan Wilder – piano, keyboards, samples
  • Andrew Fletcher – keyboards, synthesizer, sampler, bas
  • Dave Allen – recording
  • Phil Tennant – recording assistance
  • Richard Sullivan – engineering assistance
  • Peter Schmidt – engineering assistance
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Martyn Atkins – design
  • David A. Jones – design
  • Mark Higenbottam – design
  • Brian Griffin – photography
  • Stuart Graham – photography assistance

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin L. Gore.

  1. Black Celebration
  2. Fly on the Windscreen – Final
  3. A Question of Lust
  4. Sometimes
  5. It Doesn’t Matter Two
  6. A Question of Time
  7. Stripper
  8. Here is the House
  9. World Full of Nothing
  10. Dressed in Black
  11. New Dress

On March 2, 1987.

On March 2, 1987, “Island” label released “Saint Julian”, the third Julian Cope album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Warne Livesey and Ed Stasium.

Personnel:

  • Julian Cope – vocals, 9-string rhythm guitar, as Double DeHarrison performs organ, Hohner clavinet
  • Donald Ross Skinner – electric, slide, and ‘airhead’ guitar,screams
  • James Eller – bass guitar
  • Chris Whitten – drums
  • Warne Livesey – synthesizer, strings
  • Paul Crockford – Ace Tone organ
  • Richard Frost (credited asKeith-Richard Frost) – string machine
  • Kate St. John – cor anglais
  • Dee Lewis, Tessa Niles – chorus vocals, chorus agreement vocals
  • Felix Kendall – recording engineer
  • George Schilling – recording engineer
  • P. St. John Nettleton, Island Art – sleeve design
  • Peter Ashworth – cover photography
  • Lawrence Watson – inner photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Cope, except where noted..

  1. Trampolene
  2. Shot Down
  3. Eye’s Volcano (Covered in Sin)
  4. Spacehopper
  5. Planet Ride
  6. World Shut Your Mouth
  7. Saint Julian
  8. Pulsar
  9. Screaming Secrets
  10. A Crack in the Clouds

On February 3, 1986.

On February 3, 1986, “Atlantic” label released “Mean Business”, the second and final Firm album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers and Julian Mendelsohn.

Personnel:

  • Paul Rodgers – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, piano
  • Jimmy Page – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Tony Franklin – fretless bass, keyboards, synthesizer, rhythm guitar, back vocals
  • Chris Slade – drums, percussion
  • Barry Diament – mastering
  • Aubrey Powell Productions – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Fortune Teller – Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers
  2. Cadillac – Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers
  3. All the King’s Horses – Paul Rodgers
  4. Live in Peace – Paul Rodgers
  5. Tear Down the Walls – Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers
  6. Dreaming – Tony Franklin
  7. Free to Live – Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers
  8. Spirit of Love – Paul Rodgers

On January 27, 1998.

On January 27, 1986, “Virgin” label released “Album”, the fifth Public Image Ltd. album. It was recorded in 1985, at “Electric Lady Studios”, “The Power Station”, “Quadrasonic Sound Studios”, and “RPM Sound Studios” in  New York City, and was produced by Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • John Lydon – lead vocals
  • Bill Laswell – bass 
  • Steve Vai – guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis – guitar 
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – Fairlight CMI
  • Bernie Worrell – organ, Yamaha DX7 
  • Ginger Baker – drums 
  • Tony Williams – drums 
  • Bernard Fowler – backing vocals
  • Jonas Hellborg – bass
  • Shankar – electric violin
  • Malachi Favors – acoustic bass
  • Steve Turre – didgeridoo
  • Aïyb Dieng – chatan pot drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Lydon and Bill Laswell except where noted.

  1. F.F.F.
  2. Rise
  3. Fishing – John Lydon, Jebin Bruni, Mark Schulz
  4. Round – John Lydon, Mark Schulz
  5. Bags – John Lydon, Jebin Bruni, Mark Schulz
  6. Home
  7. Ease – John Lydon, Jebin Bruni

On January 16, 1990.

On January 16, 1990, “Blackheart/CBS-Sony” labels released “The Hit List”, the seventh Joan Jett album. It was recorded 1986 – 1989, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Thom Panunzio, and Joan Jett. The album features covers of songs by other authors.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ricky Byrd – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Kasim Sulton – bass, backing vocals
  • Thommy Price – drums
  • Sandy Gennaro – drums
  • Ray Davies, Peppy Castro – vocals, guitar
  • Ronnie Lawson – keyboards
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Darlene Love, Chuck Kentis – backing vocals
  • Crispin Cioe – baritone saxophone
  • Robert Funk – trombone
  • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • Kenny Laguna – various instruments, backing vocals
  • Thom Panunzio – engineer, mixing
  • Jay Healy – engineer, mixing
  • Tom Cadley, John Aiosa, Paul Logas – engineer
  • Tom Fritze, Rick Travali, Robert Smith, Michael Gilbert, Andrew Grassi – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Dirty Deeds – Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott
  2. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  3. Pretty Vacant – Paul Cook, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock, Johnny Rotten
  4. Celluloid Heroes – Ray Davies
  5. Tush – Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, Dusty Hill
  6. Time Has Come Today – Joe Chambers, Willie Chambers
  7. Up from the Skies – Jimi Hendrix
  8. Have You Ever Seen the Rain – John Fogerty
  9. Love Me Two Times – Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger
  10. Roadrunner USA – Jonathan Ritchman

On December 14, 1963.

On December 14, 1963, Ruth Lee Jones aka Dinah Washington died aged 39. She was musician (piano) and singer, known as the “the most popular black female recording artist of the ’50s”, and “Queen of the Blues”. Her music was mixture of R&B, and traditional pop, but she was primarily a Jazz singer. She performed and recorded with Fats Waller, Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Cannonball Adderley, Ben Webster, Lionel Hampton, and Nat King Cole. In 1986, Washington was inducted in the “Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame”, and in 1993 was inducted in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”. In 1959, she won “Grammy Award” for “Best Rhythm & Blues Performance”. As a leader Washington released 17 albums.