Tag Archives: 1987

Black Sabbath: The Eternal Idol

On November 23, 1987, “Vertigo” label released “The Eternal Idol”, the thirteenth Black Sabbath studio album. It was recorded October 1986 – March 1987, at “Air Studios” in Montserrat, “Air Studios” and “Battery Studios” in London, and was produced by Jeff Glixman, Vic Coppersmith-Heaven and Chris Tsanqarides.

Personnel:

  • Tony Martin – lead vocals
  • Tony Iommi – guitar
  • Geoff Nicholls – keyboards
  • Bob Daisley – bass
  • Eric Singer drums
  • Ray Gillen – sinister laugh
  • Bev Bevan – percussion
  • Jeff Glixman – engineer
  • Vic Coppersmith-Heaven – engineer
  • Chris Tsangarides – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bob Daisley and Geoff Nicholls, all music by Tony Iommi.

  1. The Shine
  2. Ancient Warrior
  3. Hard Life to Love
  4. Glory Ride
  5. Born to Lose
  6. Nightmare
  7. Scarlet Pimpernel
  8. Lost Forever
  9. Eternal Idol

Steve Earle: Copperhead Road

On October 17, 1988, “Uni” label released “Copperhead Road”, the third Steve Earle studio album. It was recorded December 1987 – July 1988, at “Ardent Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, “Livingston Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Brown and Steve Earle.  

Personnel:

  • Steve Earle – vocals, guitars, harmonica, 6-string bass, mandolin
  • Donny Roberts – guitars, 6-string bass
  • Bill Lloyd – acoustic guitar, 12-string electric guitar
  • Bucky Baxter – pedal steel, lap steel, dobro
  • Phil Chevron – guitar, vocals
  • Neil MacColl – mandolin
  • Shane MacGowan – banjo, bodhran
  • Jem Finer – banjo
  • Sam Bush – mandolin
  • Jerry Douglas – dobro
  • Ken Moore – synthesizer, organ
  • John Barlow Jarvis – piano
  • James Fearnley – accordion
  • Kelley Looney – bass
  • Darryl Hunt – bass
  • Andrew Ranken – drums
  • Kurt Custer – drums
  • Terry Woods – cittern
  • Mark O’Connor – violin
  • Edgar Meyer – bass violin
  • Spider Stacy – tin whistle, vocals
  • John Cowan, Maria McKee, Radney Foster – backing vocals
  • Chris Birkett – drum programming
  • Gary Tallent – arrangements
  • The Pogues 
  • Telluride 
  • Joe Hardy – recording, mixing
  • Chris Birkett – recording
  • Simon Levy – art direction
  • Jeff Morris – design
  • June Beard – patch design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Earle, except where noted.

  1. Copperhead Road
  2. Snake Oil
  3. Back to the Wall
  4. The Devil’s Right Hand – arranged by Garry W. Tallent
  5. Johnny Come Lately
  6. Even When I’m Blue
  7. You Belong to Me
  8. Waiting on You – Steve Earle, Richard Bennett
  9. Once You Love – Steve Earle, Larry Crane
  10. Nothing but a Child

The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Hot Number

On July 21, 1987, “CBS Associated” label released “Hot Number”, the sixth Fabulous Thunderbirds (The) album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Ardent Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Dave Edmunds.

Personnel:

  • Kim Wilson – vocals, harmonica
  • Jimmie Vaughan – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Preston Hubbard – electric and acoustic bass
  • Fran Christina – vocals, drums
  • Dave Edmunds – vocals, guitar
  • Chuck Leavell – keyboards
  • Memphis Horns – horns

Track listing:

All tracks by Kim Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Stand Back
  2. Hot Number
  3. Wasted Tears
  4. It Comes to Me Naturally – Al Anderson
  5. Love in Common
  6. How Do You Spell Love? – Bobby Patterson, Jerry Strickland, Marshall Boxley
  7. Streets of Gold
  8. Sofa Circuit
  9. Don’t Bother Trying to Steal Her Love
  10. It Takes a Big Man to Cry

Arto Lindsay: Mundo Civilizado

On May 20, 1987, “Bar None” label released “Mundo Civilizado”, the second Arto Lindsay studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Rykodisc Ltd.”, “Estúdios WR”, “Svuga Svuga Studios”, “Platinum Island Studios”, and was produced by Arto Lindsay, Andrés Levin and Camus Maré Celli.

Personnel:

  • Arto Lindsay – vocals, guitar, sequences
  • – guitar, tamborim, pandeiro, surdo, handclaps
  • Marc Ribot – guitar
  • Romeo Lubambo – guitar
  • Amadeo Pace – guitar
  • Andres Levin – piano
  • Bernie Worrell – Hamond B3
  • Peter Scherer – Wurlitzer piano, keyboards
  • Camus Celli – accordion
  • Melvin Gibbs – bass, sequences
  • Dougie Bowne – drums, loops
  • Gustavo de Dalva – percussion, surdo, djembe, caixa, repinique
  • Roy Nathanson – saxophone
  • Don Byron – bass clarinet
  • Marcus Rojas – tuba
  • Jaques Morelenbaum – cello
  • Boghan, Marcio Tchin – surdo, djembe, caixa, repinique
  • DJ Spooky – samples, effects
  • Mutamassik – samples
  • C-n-A – programming, recording, mixing
  • Pat Dillet – recording, mixing
  • Bill Importico, Novelle Stephenson, Vaughn Sessions – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Diego Cortez – art direction, photography
  • Philip Taaffe – artwork
  • Deoscóredes Maximiliano Dos Santos, Keith Sonnier, Lynn Davis – artwork
  • Step Graphics, Tony Morgan – design
  • Nan Goldin – photograhy
  • Yutaka Goto – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Arto Lindsay and Vinicius Cantuaria, except where noted.

  1. Complicity
  2. Q Samba
  3. Simply Beautiful – Al Green
  4. Mundo Civilizado
  5. Titled
  6. Horizontal
  7. Mar da Gávea
  8. Imbassaí
  9. Pleasure
  10. Erotic City – Prince
  11. Clown

The Darling Buds: Pop Said…

In February 1989, “Epic” label released “Pop Said…”, the debut Darling Buds (The) album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “The Greenhouse” in London, and was produced by Pat Collier.

Personnel:

  • Andrea Lewis – vocals
  • Geriant “Harley” Farr – guitar
  • Chris McDonogh – bass
  • Richard Gray “Bloss”- drums
  • The Designers Republic – artwork, design
  • Paul Rider – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Harley Farr and Andrea Lewis

  1. Hit the Ground
  2. Burst
  3. Uptight
  4. The Other Night
  5. Big Head
  6. Let’s Go Round There
  7. She’s Not Crying
  8. Shame on You
  9. You’ve Got to Choose
  10. Spin
  11. When It Feels Good
  12. Things We Do for Love

Paul Bley: The Paul Bley Quartet

In December 1987, “ECM” label released “The Paul Bley Quartet”, the 46th Paul Bley album. It was recorded in November 1987, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Paul Bley — piano
  • John Surman — soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Bill Frisell — guitar
  • Paul Motian — drums

Track listing:

  1. Interplay – Paul Bley
  2. Heat – John Surman
  3. After Dark – Bill Frisell
  4. One in Four – Paul Motian
  5. Triste – Paul Bley

Ry Cooder: Get Rhythm

In November 1987, “Warner Bros” label released “Get Rhythm”, the eleventh Ry Cooder album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Van Dyke Parks – keyboards
  • Flaco Jiménez – accordion
  • Steve Douglas – saxophone
  • Jorge Calderón – bass guitar
  • Buell Neidlinger – acoustic bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Miguel Cruz – percussion
  • Bobby King, Terry Evans, Arnold McCuller, Willie Greene, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Larry Blackmon – backing vocals
  • Harry Dean Stanton – backing vocals
  • Ed Cherney – recording
  • Steven M. Martin – art direction
  • Kalan Brunink – black velvet painting

Track listing:

  1. Get Rhythm – Johnny Cash
  2. Low Commotion – Ry Cooder, Jim Keltner
  3. Going Back to Okinawa – Ry Cooder
  4. Thirteen Question Method – Chuck Berry
  5. Women Will Rule the World – Raymond Quevedo
  6. All Shook Up – Elvis Presley, Otis Blackwell
  7. I Can Tell by the Way You Smell – Walter Davis
  8. Across the Borderline – Ry Cooder, Jim Dickinson, John Hiatt
  9. Let’s Have a Ball – Allen Bunn

Patricia Kaas: Mademoiselle Chante…

In November 1988, “BSO” label released “Mademoiselle chante…”, the debut Patricia Kaas album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, at “Studio CBE” in Paris, and was produced by Joël Cartigny and Bernard Estardy. 

Personnel:

  • Patricia Kass – vocals
  • José Souc – guitar
  • Bernard Estardy – arranger
  • Alain Frappier – design
  • Gilles Cappé – photography

Track listing:

  1. Mon mec à moi – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  2. Venus des abribus – François Bernheim, Élisabeth Depardieu, Dominique Perrier
  3. D’Allemagne – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  4. Des Mensonges en musique – Didier Barbelivien, Francois Bernheim
  5. Un Dernier Blues – Didier Barbelivien
  6. Quand Jimmy dit – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  7. Souvenirs de l’Est – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim
  8. Elle voulait jouer cabaret – Didier Barbelivien
  9. Mademoiselle chante le blues – Didier Barbelivien, Bob Mehdi
  10. Chanson d’amour pas finie – Didier Barbelivien, François Bernheim

Swans: Children of Gods

On October 19, 1987, “Caroline” label released “Children of God”, the fifth Swans studio album. It was recorded February – March 1987, at “Sawmills Studios” in Golant, England, and was produced by Rico Conning and Michael Gira.

Personnel:

  • Michael Gira – vocals, keyboards, acoustic guitar, album cover concept and design
  • Jarboe – vocals, backing vocals, piano, keyboards
  • N. Westberg – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Algis Kizys – bass
  • Theodore Parsons – drums, percussion
  • Wilton Barnhardt – piano
  • Simon Fraser – flute
  • Audrey Riley – cello
  • Lindsay Cooper – oboe
  • Rico Conning – engineer
  • John Cornfield – engineer
  • Laura Levine – photography
  • Paul White/Me Company – artwork

Track listing:

  1. New Mind – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Ted Parsons
  2. In My Garden – Algis Kizys, Jarboe, Michael Gira
  3. Our Love Lies – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  4. Sex, God, Lies – Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  5. Blood and Honey – Jarboe, Michael Gira
  6. Like a Drug (Sha La La La) – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Ted Parsons
  7. You’re Not Real, Girl – Michael Gira
  8. Beautiful Child – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg, Ted Parsons
  9. Blackmail – Jarboe, Michael Gira
  10. Trust Me – Jarboe, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  11. Real Love – Algis Kizys, Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  12. Blind Love – Michael Gira, Norman Westberg
  13. Children of God – Jarboe, Michael Gira

Hindu Love Gods: Same

On October 5, 1990, “Giant” label released the self-titled only Hindu Love Gods album. It was recorded January – February 1987, at “Record One” in Sherman Oaks, California, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Andrew Slater and Niko Bolas.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Buck – guitar
  • Mike Mills – bass guitar
  • Bill Berry – drums
  • Niko Bolas – engineer
  • Richard Landers – engineer
  • Rail Jon Rogut – engineer
  • Bob Vogt – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Walkin’ Blues – Robert Johnson
  2. Travelin’ Riverside Blues – Robert Johnson
  3. Raspberry Beret – Prince Rogers Nelson
  4. Crosscut Saw – Fred Ingrahm, Bill Sanders
  5. Junko Pardner – Bob Shad
  6. Mannish Boy – Bo Diddley, Melvin London, Muddy Waters
  7. Wang Dang Doodle – Willie Dixon
  8. Battleship Chains – Terry Anderson
  9. I’m a One-Woman Man – Tillman Franks, Johnny Horton
  10. Vigilante Man – Woody Guthrie