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In June 1987.

In June 1987, “E.G.” label released “Desire”, the second Toyah studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London and was produced by Mike Hedges.

Personnel:

  • Toyah Willcox– vocals
  • Robert Fripp- guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar
  • Mike Hedges – mixing
  • Haydn Bendall- engineer, mixing
  • The Quick – mixing
  • John Porter– mixing
  • Carrie Branovan – photography

Track listing:

  1. Echo Beach – Mark Gane
  2. Moonlight Dancing – Toyah Willcox, Joel Bogen, Nick Graham
  3. Revive the World – Toyah Willcox, Tony Geballe
  4. The View – Toyah Willcox, Adrian Lee
  5. Moon Migration – Toyah Willcox, Bruce Woolley
  6. Love’s Unkind – Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte
  7. Dear Diary – Toyah Willcox, Simon Darlow
  8. Deadly as a Woman – Toyah Willcox, Nick Graham
  9. Goodbye Baby – Toyah Willcox, Nick Graham, Simon Darlow
  10. When a Woman Cries – Toyah Willcox
  11. Desire – Toyah Willcox, Robert Fripp

On June 27, 1987.

On June 27, 1987, “Elektra” label released “In My Tribe”, the third 10, 000 Maniacs studio album. It was recorded March – April, at “The Complex” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Peter Asher.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant– vocals
  • Robert Buck– guitars, mandolin, pedal steel guitar
  • Steve Gustafson– bass guitar
  • Jerome Augustyniak– drums, percussion
  • Dennis Drew– keyboards
  • Michael Stipe– vocals
  • Don Grolnick– piano
  • David Campbell– string arrangements
  • Dennis Karmazyn – cello
  • Bob Magnusson– acoustic bass guitar
  • Novi Novog– viola
  • Sharon Rice – additional engineer
  • Duane Seykora, Shep Lonsdale – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax,Mike Reese – mastered
  • Frank Wolf, George Massenburg– mixed

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant, except where noted.

  1. What’s the Matter Here? – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  2. Hey Jack Kerouac – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  3. Like the Weather
  4. Cherry Tree – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  5. The Painted Desert – Jerome Augustyniak, Natalie Merchant
  6. Don’t Talk – Dennis Drew, Natalie Merchant
  7. Peace Train – Cat Stevens
  8. Gun Shy
  9. My Sister Rose – Jerme Augustyniak, Natalie Merchant
  10. A Campfire Song
  11. City of Angels – Robert Buck, Natalie Merchant
  12. Verdi Cries

 

 

 

On April 7, 1988.

On April 7, 1988, “Brain” label released “En=Trance”, the twentieth Klaus Schulze studio album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Schulze – vocals, electronics, keyboards, synthesizer, guitar, engineer, mixing
  • Klaus D. Mueller – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Klaus Schulze.

  1. En=Trance
  2. α-Numerique
  3. Fm Dekight
  4. Velvet System

On March 30, 2020.

On March 30, 2020, William Harrison Withers Jr. aka Bill Withers died aged 81. He was singer-songwriter and musician (guitar, keyboards), active from 1970 until 1985. He composed and recorded several major hits, including “Ain’t No Sunshine” (1971), “Grandma’s Hands” (1971), “Use Me” (1972), “Lean on Me” (1972), “Lovely Day” (1977), and “Just the Two of Us” (1980). Withers won three “Grammy Awards” (1971, 1981, 1987), “ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Heritage” award (2006), was inducted into “West Virginia Music Hall of Fame” (2007), was inducted into “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame(2015), and received honorary degree from West Virginia University.

On March 30, 1987.

On March 30, 1987, “Jugoton” label released “Kao Kakao”, the ninth Leb i Sol album. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Studio M2” at “RTS Skopje” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Vlatko Stefanovski, Bodan Arsovski and Braco Zafirovski.

Personnel:

  • Vlatko Stefanovski – vocal, guitars, arranger
  • Bodan Arsovski – vocal, bass, arranger
  • Garabet Tavitijan – drums, arranger
  • Kiril Djakovski – piano, keyboards, arranger
  • Goce Micanov – saxophone
  • Bebi Doll – backing vocals
  • Ana Kostovska – backing vocals
  • Braco Zafirovski – recording engineer, mixing
  • Paul Gauguin – front cover painting
  • Ivan Piko Stančić – design
  • Georgi Žorž Hristovski – photography
  • Fedor Džamonja – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mamurni ljudi – Vlatko Stefanovski
  2. Kao kakao – Vlatko Stefanovski
  3. Femme Fatale – lyrics by Arsen Dedić, music by Vlatko Stefanovski
  4. Čuvam noć od budnih – Vlatko Stefanovski
  5. Kriza tridesetih – Vlatko Stefanovski
  6. Autoput – lyrics by Goran Stefanovski, music by Bodan Arsovski
  7. Igraj – Vlatko Stefanovski
  8. Čekam Kišu – lyrics by Goran Stefanovski, music by Vlatko Stefanovski

 

On March 29, 2020.

On March 29, 2020, Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki died aged 87. He was a Polish composer and conductor, one of the most important European and world composers of the 20th century. He composed four operas, eight symphonies and other orchestral pieces, a variety of instrumental concertos, choral settings of mainly religious texts, as well as chamber and instrumental works. Among his best known works are Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, Polish Requiem,  Anaklasis and Utrenja, Symphony No. 3, his St. Luke Passion,  Penderecki has won many prestigious awards, including the Commander’s Cross in 1964, the Prix Italia in 1967 and 1968, the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta in 1964, four Grammy Awards in 1987, twice in 1998, and 2017, Wolf Prize in Arts in 1987 and the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition in 1992.

On March 28, 1988.

On March 28, 1988, “Start Records Ltd.” Labe released “Momentum”, the ninth Steve Hackett album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, and was produced by Steve Hackett and John Acock.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett– guitars, keyboards
  • John Hackett– flute

All tracks by Steve Hackett, except where noted.

  1. Cavalcant
  2. The Sleeping Sea
  3. Portrait of a Brazilian Lady
  4. When the Bell Breaks
  5. A Bed, A Chair and a Guitar – Steve Hackett, traditional
  6. Concert for Munich
  7. Last Rites of Innocence
  8. Troubled Spirit
  9. Variation on a Theme by Chopin
  10. Pierrot
  11. Momentum

On March 9, 1987.

On March 9, 1987, “10” and “Virgin” labels released “Wild Frontier”, the sixth Gary Moore studio album. It was recorded in 1986 and was produced by Peter Collins, Pete Smith, James “Jimbo” Barton and Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Gary Moore– lead and backing vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars
  • Neil Carter– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Bob Daisley– bass
  • Roland Kerridge – drum programming
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Porter– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Moore, except where noted.

  1. Over the Hills and Far Away
  2. Wild Frontier
  3. Take a Little Time
  4. The Loner
  5. Friday on My Mind – George Young, Harry Vanda
  6. Strangers in the Darkness – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  7. Thunder Rising – Gary Moore, Neil Carter
  8. Johnny Boy

On March 1, 1988.

On March 1, 1988, “Venture” label released “Plight & Premonition”, the first of two collaborative albums by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Can Studio” in Cologne, Germany,, and was produced by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian – electric guitar, keyboards, piano, vibraphone, harmonium
  • Holger Czukay – organ, piano, shortwave radio, treatments
  • Jaki Liebezeit– infra sound
  • Karl Lippegaus– radio tuning
  • Yuka Fujii – design, photography (assisted by Icon, London)
  • Mekon – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

  1. Plight (The Spiralling of Winter Ghosts)
  2. Premonition (Giant Empty Iron Vessel)

 

In January 1987.

In January 1987, “ECM New Series” label (division of ECM label) released “Do You Be”, the sixth Meredith Monk album. It was recorded June 1986 – January 1987, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Meredith Monk– vocals, piano, synthesizer
  • Wayne Hankin – vocals, keyboards, bagpipes
  • Nurit Tilles – piano, keyboards, synthesizer, vocals
  • Nicky Paraiso – vocals
  • Naaz Hosseini – vocals, violin
  • Johanna Arnold – vocals
  • Robert Een– vocals
  • John Eppler – vocals
  • Andrea Goodman – vocals
  • Ching Gonzalez – vocals
  • Edmund Niemann – piano
  • Martin Wieland – recording, mixing
  • James Farber – recording
  • JoAnn Verburg– photography
  • Barbara Wojirsch – design
  • Yoshio Yabara – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Meredith Monk.

  1. Scared Song
  2. I Don’t Know
  3. Window in 7’s
  4. Double Fiesta
  5. Do You Be
  6. Panda Chant I
  7. Memory Song
  8. Panda Chant II
  9. Quarry Lullaby
  10. Prairie Ghost
  11. Shadow Song
  12. Wheel