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On September 26, 2003.

On September 26, 2003, Robert Allen Palmer died aged 54. He was musician (guitar, vocal), songwriter and music producer, member of bands Joe Vinegar and The Power Station. He had powerful, distinctive, gritty, soulful voice and sartorial elegance, his music combined soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae and blues elements. Palmer had successful solo career, received a number of awards, including “ASCAP Pop Music Award” for “Most Performed Songs” (1986 and 1990), two “Grammy Awards” for “Best Male Rock Vocal Performance” (1989), “MTV Video Music Award” (1986), “Pollstar Concert Industry Awards” for “Small Hall Tour Of The Year” (1987). As leader Palmer released 15 albums.

On September 23, 1986.

On September 23, 1986, “MCA” label released “Third Stage”, the third Boston studio album. It was recorded 1980 – 1986, at “Hideaway Studio”, and was produced by Tom Scholz.

Personnel:

  • Brad Delp – lead and harmony vocals
  • Tom Scholz – guitars, organs, piano, bass guitar, drums, percussion
  • Jim Masdea – drums, percussion
  • Sib Hashian – drums, percussion
  • Gary Pihl – guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Scholz, except where noted.

  1. Amanda
  2. We’re Ready
  3. The Launch
  4. Countdown
  5. Ignition
  6. Third Stage Separation
  7. Cool the Engines – Tom Scholz, Fran Sheehan, Brad Delp
  8. My Destination
  9. A New World – Jim Masdea
  10. To Be a Man
  11. I Think I Like It – Tom Scholz, Jon English (Jon DeBrigard)
  12. Can’tcha Say (You Believe in Me)/Still in Love – Gerry Green, Tom Scholz, Brad Delp
  13. Hollyann

On August 21, 2021.

On August 21, 2021, Don Everly died aged 84. He was musician (guitar), singer and songwriter, member of the Everly Brothers (with his brother Phil). Regarded as pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll, they began recording music in 1956, and had the first hit “Bye Bye Love” in 1957. In the period from 1958 to 1960, Everly Brothers had number of hits including “Wake Up Little Susie”, “All I Have to Do Is Dream”, and “Problems”. In the 1960s their vocal harmonies influenced many musicians and bands including the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel. In 1986, Everly Brothers were the first group to be inaugurated in the “Rock & Roll Hall of Fame” (together with Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Buddy Holly and Jerry Lee Lewis).

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

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