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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 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 January 26, 1988.

On January 26, 1988, “Warner Bros” label released “Skyscraper”, the second David Lee Roth studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, “Stucco Blue Studios” in Sylmar, “Smoketree Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Lee Roth and Steve Vai.

Personnel:

  • David Lee Roth – vocals, concept, cover design
  • Steve Vai – guitar, horn, engineer
  • Billy Sheehan – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Gregg Bissonette – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Brett Tuggle – keyboards, programming, backing vocals
  • Gary Falcone – backing vocals
  • Joe Pizzulo – backing vocals
  • Tommy Funderburk – backing vocals
  • Tom Kelly – backing vocals
  • John Batdorf – backing vocals
  • Magic Moreno – backing vocals
  • Dr. Funk, PhD – bass synthesizer
  • Todd Grace, Richie Raposa – programming, keyboard programming
  • Magic Moreno – engineer, mixing
  • Gary Wagner – engineer
  • Doug Parry – engineer
  • Paul Levy – engineer
  • Steve Holroyd – engineer
  • Marnie Riley – engineer
  • Stephen Shelton – engineer
  • Bob Cats – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Pete Angelus – concept, cover design
  • Vigon Seireeni – artwork
  • Gina Vivona – artwork
  • Galen Rowell – photography
  • Eddie Anderson – personal assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by David Lee Roth and Steve Vai, except where noted.

  1. Knucklebones – Gregg Bissonette, Matt Bissonette, David Lee Roth
  2. Just Like Paradise – David Lee Roth, Brett Tuggle
  3. The Bottom Line
  4. Skyscraper
  5. Damn Good
  6. \Hot Dog and a Shake
  7. Stand Up – David Lee Roth, Brett Tuggle
  8. Hina
  9. Perfect Timing – David Lee Roth, Brett Tuggle
  10. Two Fools a Minute

On November 4, 1987.

On November 4, 1987, “SST” label released “If’n”, the second Firehose studio album. It was recorded September – October 1987, at “Radio Tokyo” in Venice, California, and was produced by Ethan James and Mike Watt.

Personnel:

  • Ed Crawford – vocals, guitar
  • George Hurley – drums
  • Mike Watt – vocals, bass

Track listing:

  1. Sometimes
  2. Hear Me
  3. Honey, Please
  4. Backroads
  5. From One Cums One
  6. Making the Freeway
  7. Anger
  8. For the Singer of R.E.M.
  9. Operation Solitaire
  10. Windmilling
  11. Me & You, Remembering
  12. In Memory of Elizabeth Cotten
  13. Soon
  14. Thunder Child

On October 25, 2000.

On October 25,, 2000, “EMI Music Japan” label released “Tuscany”, the twelve Renaissance album. It was recorded 1987 – 1999, at “Astra Studio” in Monks Horton, Kent, England, and was produced by Michael Dunford, Annie Haslam, Roy Wood, Hal Jay Greene and Jim Wood.

Personnel:

  • Annie Haslam – lead and backing vocals
  • Michael Dunford – guitars
  • Terence Sullivan – drums
  • Mickey Simmonds – keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • John Tout – piano, harpsicord, keyboards
  • Roy Wood – bass, keyboards, percussion, orchestral arrangements, backing vocals
  • Alex Caird – bass guitar
  • Rob Williams, David Woolgar – engineer, mixing
  • David Ivory & Cheek – mastering
  • Hal Jay Greene, Jim Wood – executive producers

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Dunford and Annie Haslam.

  1. Lady from Tuscany
  2. Pearls of Wisdom
  3. Eva’s Pond
  4. Dear Landseer
  5. In the Sunshine
  6. In My Life
  7. The Race
  8. Dolphin’s Prayer
  9. Life in Brazil
  10. One Thousand Roses

On October 18, 1988.

On October 18, 1988, “Arista” label released “Direct”, the 14th Vangelis album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Sound Studios” in Athens, Greece, and was produced by Vangelis.

Personnel:

  • Vangelis – multi-instrumentalist, arranger
  • Nicos Despotidis – engineer
  • Paul Wiffen – additional sound design
  • Michael Rochipp – cover image
  • Ida Paraschou, Yiannis Angelou, Stathis Zalidis – booklet photography


Track listing:

All tracks by Vangelis.

  1. The Motion of Stars
  2. The Will of the Wind
  3. Metallic Rain
  4. Elsewhere
  5. Dial Out
  6. Glorianna (Hymn a la Femme)
  7. Rotation’s Logic
  8. The Oracle of Apollo
  9. Message
  10. Ave
  11. First Approach
  12. Intergalactic Radio Station

On September 21, 1987.

On September 21, 1987, John Francis Anthony “Jaco” Pastorius III died aged 35. He was a musician (bass), a member of Weather Report (1976 – 1981). Regarded as one of the best world bass players, he worked and recorded with Joni Mitchell, Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock, Randy Bernsen, Little Beaver, Ira Sullivan,  Albert Mangelsdorff, Ian Hunter, Airto Moreira, Tom Scott, Flora Purim,  Cockrell & Santos, Michel Colombier, Manolo Badrena, Michel Polnareff, Bob Mintzer, Brian Melvin, Jimmy Cliff, Brian Melvin Trio, and Mike Stern. In 2006 Pastorius was voted “The Greatest Bass Player Who Has Ever Lived” by readers in Bass Guitar magazine, and was inducted in the Down Beat “Hall of Fame”. During his lifetime Pastorius released four albums as a leader.

On September 2, 1988.

On September 2, 1988, “Jugodisk” label released “Partibrejkers II”, the second Partibrejkers studio album. It was recorded in June 1987, “Barbaro studio”, “Bukovac O studio” in Belgrade, Serbia, and was produced by Nebojša Antonijević and Milan Ćirić.

Personnel:

  • Nebojša Antonijević “Anton” — guitar,  arranger
  • Zoran Kostić “Cane”— lead vocals
  • Vlada Funtek — drums
  • Dime Todorov “Mune” — bass
  • Branislav Petrović “Banana” — harmonica
  • Milan Ćirić — arranger, recording
  • Miroslav Cvetković — recording
  • Goran Dimić — artwork

Track listing:

All lyrics by Zoran Kostić, except where noted, all music by Nebojša Antonijević, except where noted.

  1. Prsten
  2. Put
  3. Ja se ne vraćam
  4. Mesečeva kći – lyrics by Nebojša Antonijević
  5. Kako je teško bez tebe – lyrics by Nebojša Antonijević
  6. 5 ispod nule
  7. Bambusov cvet
  8. Ona kaže ljubav pokreće ovaj svet
  9. Nema cure
  10. 1000 zvezda – Ljubiša Kostadinović

 

On August 29, 1987.

On August 29, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Sentimental Hygiene”, the sixth Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Record One” in Los Angeles, “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, “Cheshire Sound Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Warren Zevon, Niko Bolas, and Andrew Slater.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, emulator
  • Bob Dylan– harmonica
  • Neil Young– lead guitar
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • Peter Buck– guitar
  • Rick Richards– guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– acoustic guitar
  • Brian Setzer– lead guitar
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Leland Sklar– bass guitar
  • Mike Mills– bass guitar
  • Jorge Calderón– bass guitar, harmony
  • Flea– bass guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Darius Degher – sitar
  • Amp Fiddler– keyboards
  • DeWayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight– guitar
  • David Lindley– lap steel guitar, bowed saz
  • Stan Lynch– harmony
  • Don Henley– harmony
  • Michael Stipe– harmony
  • Jennifer Warnes– harmony
  • Bill Berry– drums
  • Craig Krampf– drums
  • Will Alexander, Brian Bell – computer programming
  • Niko Bolas, George Clinton, Larry Ferguson – arranger
  • Willie Alexander, Brian Bell – programming, computers
  • Duncan Aldrich, Niko Bolas, Richard Bosworth – engineer
  • Richard Cottrell, Richard Landers, Bob Levy, Mark McKenna, Dan Nash, Bob Vogt – assistant engineer
  • Niko Bolas, Larry Ferguson, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff, Margo Chase – art direction
  • Herb Ritts – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. Sentimental Hygiene
  2. Boom Boom Mancini
  3. The Factory
  4. Trouble Waiting to Happen – J. D. Southe, Warren Zevon
  5. Reconsider Me
  6. Detox Mansion – Jorge Calderon, Warren Zevon
  7. Bad Karma
  8. Even a Dog Can Shake Hands – Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Warren Zevon
  9. The Heartache
  10. Leave My Monkey Alone

On July 29, 1988.

On July 29, 1988, Roddis Franklin Drake aka Pete Drake, died aged 55. He was a record producer and musician (pedal steel guitar). He worked with Lynn Anderson, Charlie Rich, Bob Dylan, Tammy Wynette, Jerry Reed, Doug Kershaw, Roger Miller, Jack Greene, Joe South, Don Gibson, Marty Robbins. Bill Anderson, Joan Baez, and George Harrison. Drake founded “Stop Records” and “First Generation Records. In 1970 he was inducted into the “Country Music Hall of Fame’s Walkway of Stars”, in 1987 in the “Steel Guitar Hall of Fame”, in 1987 into the “Georgia Music Hall of Fame”.