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On January 19, 1987.

On January 19, 1987, “Slash” label released “By the Light of the Moon”, the fourth Los Lobos album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by T-Bone Burnett, David Hidalgo, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano, Louie Pérez and Steve Berlin.

Personnel:

  • David Hidalgo– lead vocals, guitars, accordion, six-string bass, lap steel, violin, hidalguera, percussion
  • Cesar Rosas– lead vocals, guitars, bajo sexto, mandolin, vihuela
  • Conrad Lozano– vocals, Fender electric bass, acoustic bass, guitarrón
  • Louie Pérez– drums, guitars, tenor longneck plecktrum, hidalguera
  • Steve Berlin– tenor and baritone saxophones, harmonica
  • Alex Acuña– percussion
  • T-Bone Burnett– vocals
  • Mickey Curry– drums
  • Anton Fier– drums
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboards
  • Ron Tutt– drums
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering
  • Larry Hirsch – recording, mixing
  • David Glover, Mike Kloster, Stephen Shelton, Jimmy Preziosi, Doug Schwartz, Tony Chiappa, Magic Moreno – assistant recording
  • Mark Linett – remixing
  • Jeff Price, Jeri McManus – art direction
  • Lendon Flanagan – photography

Track listing:

  1. One Time One Night – David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez
  2. Shakin’ Shakin’ Shakes – Cesar Rosas, T-Bone Burnett
  3. Is This All There Is? – David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez
  4. Prenda Del Alma – traditional
  5. All I Wanted to Do Was Dance – David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez, T-Bone Burnett
  6. Set Me Free (Rosa Lee) – Cesar Rosas
  7. The Hardest Time – David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez
  8. My Baby’s Gone – Cesar Rosas
  9. River of Fools – David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez
  10. The Mess We’re In – David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez
  11. Tears of God – David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez
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On December 29, 1987.

On December 29, 1987, “Arista” label released “One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism” is Aretha Franklin gospel album. It was recorded July 27, 28 and 30, at “New Bethel Baptist Church” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by Aretha Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– vocals, arranger, liner notes
  • Mavis Staples– vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin– vocals
  • Erma Franklin– vocals
  • Reverend Jesse Jackson- speaker
  • Reverend Cecil Franklin – speaker
  • Ortheia Barnes – background vocals
  • Renee Thomas – background vocals
  • Sandra Feva – background vocals
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Dana Davis – percussion
  • Lanar Brantley – bass
  • Michael Wright – guitar
  • Nick Johnson – piano
  • Thomas Whitfield- organ, piano, arranger, vocal arrangement
  • Earl Wright Jr. – organ
  • Joe Ligon – arranger
  • John Hudson – product manager
  • Frank Fischer – house mix
  • Brian Leskowicz, David Hewitt, Phil Gitomer, Fritz Lange – engineer
  • Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Michael Lacopelli – mixing
  • Maude Gilman – design

Track listing:

  1. Walk In The Light – traditional
  2. Prayer Invocation by Rev. Cecil Franklin
  3. Introduction of Aretha and the Franklin Sisters by Rev. Jesse Jackson
  4. Jesus Hears Every Prayer – Clara Ward
  5. Surely God Is Able – Clara Ward
  6. The Lord’s Prayer – traditional
  7. Introduction of Aretha and Mavis Staples by Rev. Jesse Jackson
  8. Oh Happy Day- Edwin Hawkins
  9. We Need Power – traditional
  10. Speech by Rev. Jesse Jackson
  11. Ave Maria- traditional
  12. Introduction To Higher Ground by Rev. Jaspar Williams
  13. Higher Ground – traditional
  14. Higher Ground (continued)
  15. Prayer Invocation by Rev. Donald Parsons
  16. I’ve Been In The Storm Too Long – traditional
  17. Packing Up, Getting Ready To Go – Clara Ward

In November 1987.

In November 1987, “Sire” label released “Love”, the third Aztec Camera studio album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma, Russ Titelman, Roddy Frame, David Frank, Michael Jonzun and Rob Mounsey.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Frame – vocals, guitar
  • Rob Mounsey- bass, keyboards, keyboard programming
  • Marcus Miller, Kent Wagner, Will Lee– bass
  • Peter Beckett – keyboards
  • David Frank – keyboards, programming
  • Robbie Kilgore – bass synthesizer
  • Dave Weckl, Steve Jordan, Steve Gadd– drums
  • Carole Steele – percussion
  • Dan Hartman, Jill Dell’Abate, Lani Groves, Tawatha Agee, Gordon Grody, Robin Clark, Scott Parker, Loria Jonzun, Michael Jonzun, Carroll Thompson- backing vocals
  • Jimmy Bralower – drums, drum programming
  • Jeff Bova– programming
  • Soni Jonzun – saxophone
  • Peter Saville Associates– design, art direction

Track listing:

All tracks written Roddy Frame.

  1. Deep & Wide & Tall
  2. How Men Are
  3. Everybody Is A Number One
  4. More Than A Law
  5. Somewhere In My Heart
  6. Working In A Goldmine
  7. One & One
  8. Paradise
  9. Killermont Street

 

 

In November 1987.

In November 1987, “White/Hot” label released “Calenture”, the fourth Triffids studio album. It was recorded April – August 1987, at “Townhouse Three” in Livingstone, “Mark Angelo” in London, “Amazon” in Liverpool and “Wool Hall” in Bath, and was produced by Gil Norton, Craig Leon, David McComb, Robert McComb, Jill Birt, Martyn P.Casey, Graham Lee and Alsy MacDonald.

Personnel:

  • David McComb– vocals, guitar, arrangement (strings)
  • Robert McComb– guitar, backing vocals, violin
  • Jill Birt– keyboards
  • Martyn P. Casey– bass guitar
  • Graham Lee– guitar, autoharp
  • Alsy MacDonald– drums, backing vocals
  • Nick Allum – drums
  • Mick Doonan, Keith Hancock, Ben Hoffnung, Billy Kinsely, Jane Norton – musician
  • Craig Leon– background vocals
  • Adam Peters – guitar, keyboards, strings arrangement
  • Sean Pugh – piano
  • Andy Mason, Ben Kape, George Schilling, Gil Norton, Keith Andrews, Marc Crellin, Mark Angelo Lusardi, Tony Harris – engineer
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Island Art – art work

Track listing:

All tracks by David McComb, except where noted.

  1. Bury Me Deep in Love
  2. Kelly’s Blues
  3. Trick of the Light – David McComb, Graham Lee
  4. Hometown Farewell Kiss
  5. Unmade Love
  6. Open for You – Jill Birt
  7. Holy Water
  8. Blinder by the Hour
  9. Vagabond Holes
  10. Jerdacuttup Man – David McComb, James Paterson
  11. Save What You Can – David McComb, James Paterson

 

On November 22, 1994.

On November 22, 1994, “Warner Bros” label released “The Black Album”, the sixteenth Prince studio album. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, and was produced by Prince.

Personnel:

  • Prince– lead vocals, various instruments
  • Sheila E.– backing vocals, drums
  • Eric Leeds– saxophone
  • Atlanta Bliss– trumpet
  • Cat Glover– backing vocals, backing and spoken vocals, rap
  • Boni Boyer, Susannah Melvoin– backing vocals
  • Susan Rogers- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Prince, except where noted.

  1. Le Grind
  2. Cindy C.
  3. Dead on It
  4. When 2 R in Love
  5. Bob George
  6. Superfunkycalifragisexy
  7. 2 Nigs United 4 West Compton
  8. Rockhard in a Funky Place – Prince, Eric Leeds

On November 2, 1987.

On November 2, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Bête Noire”, the seventh Bryan Ferry studio album. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, Bahamas; “Marcadet”, “Mireval”, “Var”, “Guillaume Tell” in Paris, and was produced by  Bryan Ferry, Chester Kamen and Patrick Leonard.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– lead vocals
  • Neil Hubbard, Jeff Thall – guitar
  • Lucio Hopper – bass guitar
  • Clifford Carter– keyboards
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Michelle Cobbs, Ednah Holt, Yanick Etienne– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bryan Ferry and Patrick Leonard, except where noted.

  1. Limbo
  2. Kiss and Tell
  3. New Town
  4. Day for Night
  5. Zamba
  6. The Right Stuff
  7. Seven Deadly Sins
  8. The Name of the Game
  9. Bête Noire

 

 

On October 12, 1987.

On October 12, 1987, “Reception Records” label released “George Best”, the debut  Wedding Present album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Chris Allison.

Personnel:

  • David Gedge– vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Peter Solowka– guitar, mixing
  • Keith Gregory – bass guitar, mixing
  • Shaun Charman – drums, mixing
  • Simon Smith– drums
  • Amelia Fletcher– backing vocals
  • Steve Lyon – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by David Gedge except where noted.

  1. Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft
  2. What Did Your Last Servant Die Of?
  3. Don’t Be So Hard
  4. A Million Miles
  5. All This and More
  6. My Favourite Dress
  7. Shatner
  8. Something and Nothing
  9. It’s What You Want That Matters
  10. Give My Love to Kevin
  11. Anyone Can Make a Mistake
  12. You Can’t Moan Can You?