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In December 1987.

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

In November 1987.

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

In November 1988.

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

On October 19, 1987.

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
  • Simon Fraser – flute
  • Audrey Riley – cello
  • Lindsay Cooper – oboe
  • Wilton Barnhardt – piano
  • Rico Conning – engineering
  • John Cornfield – engineering
  • Laura Levine – sleeve photography
  • Paul White/Me Company – sleeve 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

On October 5, 1990.

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 – engineering
  • Richard Landers – engineering
  • Rail Jon Rogut – engineering
  • Bob Vogt – engineering

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

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 August 28, 1988.

On August 28, 1988, “RCA” label released the self-titled, debut Caifanes studio album. It was recorded December 1987 – February 1988, and was produced by Cachorro López, Saul Hernandez, Diego Herrera, Sabo Romo and Alfonso Andre.

Personnel:

  • Saul Hernandez – vocals, guitar
  • Diego Herrera – keyboards, saxophone
  • Sabo Romo – bass
  • Alfonso Andre – drums, miscellaneous percussion
  • Gustavo Cerati – guitar
  • Cachorro Lopez – stick 

Track listing:

All tracks by Saul Hernandez, except where noted.

  1. Mátenme porque me muero
  2. Te estoy mirando
  3. La negra Tomasa – Guillermo Rodriguez Fiffe
  4. Cuéntame tu vida
  5. Será por eso
  6. Viento
  7. Nunca me voy a transformar en ti
  8. Perdí mi ojo de venado
  9. Amanece – Diego Herrera
  10. La bestia humana
  11. Nada – Diego Herrera

On August 25, 1987.

On August 25, 1987, “Elektra” label released “Door to Door”, the sixth Cars studio album. It was recorded April – May 1987, at “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by Ric Ocasek.

Personnel:

  • Ric Ocasek – lead vocals, guitar
  • Benjamin Orr – lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Greg Hawkes – vocals, keyboards
  • Elliot Easton – vocals, guitar
  • David Robinson – vocals, drums
  • Greg Hawkes – additional production
  • Joe Barbaria – recording, mixing engineering
  • Jamie Chaleff – second engineer
  • George Marino – LP mastering
  • Stephen Innocenzi – CD mastering
  • David Heglmeier, Brian Sklarz, Tracy Wiener – special assistance
  • Andy Topeka – technical assistance
  • Marco Glaviano – cover design, photography
  • Emanuele DiLiberto – painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Ric Ocasek, except where noted.

  1. Leave or Stay
  2. You Are the Girl
  3. Double Trouble
  4. Fine Line
  5. Everything You Say
  6. Ta Ta Wayo Wayo
  7. Strap Me In
  8. Coming Up You
  9. Wound Up on You
  10. Go Away – Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes
  11. Door to Door

On August 15, 2008.

On August 15, 2008, Gerald “Jerry” Wexler died aged 91. He was music journalist and producer, one of the main music industry personalities in the period from the 50s through the 80s. He played significant role in signing and producing many of most famous music acts of that period, including Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, Ray Charles, the Allman Brothers, Chris Connor, Wilson Pickett, Dire Straits and Dusty Springfield. Wexler coined the term “Rhythm and Blues” while writing for “Billboard” magazine in the late 1940s. In 1987, Wexler was inducted to the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, and in 2017 to the “National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame”.

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