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Peter Frampton: When All the Pieces Fit

On January 8, 1989, “Atlantic” label released “When All the Pieces Fit”, the tenth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Chris Lord Alge and Peter Frampton.

Personnel:

  • Peter Frampton – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, bass synthesizer, synthesizer, sequencer, drum programming
  • Nathan East – bass
  • John Regan – bass guitar
  • Chris Lord-Alge – synthesizer
  • John Robinson, Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Sam Riney – tenor saxophone
  • Rick Wills, Jean McClain, Mark Williamson, Alfie Silas, Danny Wilde, B.A. Robertson – backing vocals
  • Leo Posillico – cover painting

Track listing:

  1. More Ways Than One – Peter Frampton, Danny Wilde
  2. Holding On to You – Peter Frampton, Will Jennings
  3. My Heart Goes Out to You – Peter Frampton, John Regan
  4. Hold Tight – Peter Frampton
  5. People All Over the World – Peter Frampton, B.A. Robertson
  6. Back to the Start – Peter Frampton, Danny Wilde
  7. Mind over Matter – Peter Frampton
  8. Now and Again – Peter Frampton, John Regan, B.A. Robertson
  9. Hard Earned Love – Peter Frampton, Jon Dworkow, Danny White
  10. This Time Around – Peter Frampton, Will Jennings, John Regan

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

Starship: Love Among the Cannibals

On August 15, 1989, “RCA” label released “Love Among the Cannibals”, the third Starship album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “ Studio 55” in Hollywood, “Record Plant Studios” and “Studio D” in Sausalito, “Different Fur” in San Francisco, “The Kiva” and “Soundcastle” in Los Angeles, “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, and “Maison Rouge” in London, and was produced by Mike Shipley, Larry Klein, Phil Galdston, Tom Lord-Alge, Mickey Thomas, Arne Frager, Craig Chaquico, Mark Morgan, Brett Bloomfield and Donny Baldwin.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Thomas – vocals
  • Craig Chaquico – guitars
  • Mark Morgan – keyboards
  • Brett Bloomfield – bass, backing vocals
  • Donny Baldwin – drums, backing vocals
  • Greg Shaw – electronics, trumpet
  • Pete Woodroffe – electronics
  • Sammy Merendino – electronics
  • Collyer Spreen – electronics
  • Michael Landau – additional rhythm guitar
  • Larry Klein – Fairlight programming
  • Robert John “Mutt” Lange – backing vocals
  • Tommy Funderburk – additional backing vocals
  • Chris Thompson – additional backing vocals
  • Jeff Pescetto – additional backing vocals
  • Tom Lord-Alge – additional backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Larry Klein – arrangements
  • Robert John “Mutt” Lange – arrangements
  • Mike Shipley – engineer, mixing
  • Arne Frager – engineer
  • Stephan Benben – engineer
  • Pete Woodroffe – additional engineering
  • Rob Beaton – additional engineering, assistant engineer
  • Tony Phillips – additional engineering
  • Mark Slagle – engineer assistant
  • Julie Last – engineer assistant
  • Randy Wine – engineer assistant
  • Greg Laney – engineer assistant
  • Tom Sadzeck – engineer assistant
  • Michael Semanick – engineer assistant
  • Greg Wilkinson – engineer assistant
  • Paula “Max” Garcia – engineer assistant
  • Jim “Watts” Vereecke – engineer assistant
  • Tom Size – engineer assistant
  • Michael Rosen – engineer assistant
  • Paul Lani – mixing
  • Joe Fiorello – mixing assistant
  • Ria Lewerke – creative director
  • Norman Moore – art direction, design
  • Taylor King – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Burn – Martin Page, Bernie Taupin
  2. It’s Not Enough – Martin Page, Tommy Funderburk
  3. Trouble in Mind – Joel Feeny, Tim Thorney, Rachel Oldfield
  4. I Didn’t Mean to Stay All Night – Robert John Lange
  5. Send a Message – Mickey Thomas, Mark Morgan, Steve Diamond
  6. Wild Again – John Bettis, Michael Clark
  7. Love Among the Cannibals – Mickey Thomas, Mark Morgan
  8. Dream Sequence / We Dream in Color – Mark Morgan, Mickey Thomas, Phil Galdston
  9. Healing Waters – Martin Page
  10. Blaze of Love – Chris Thompson, John Van Tongeren, Phil Galdston
  11. I’ll Be There – Mickey Thomas, Craig Chaquico, Steve Diamond

Little Feat: Let It Roll

On August 2, 1988, “Warner Bros” label released “Let It Roll”, the eighth Little Feat studio album. It was recorded in 1988, at “The Complex” in Los Angeles, and was produced by George Massenburg and Bill Payne.

Personnel:

  • Paul Barrère – vocals, guitar
  • Fred Tackett – guitar, mandolin, trumpet 
  • Craig Fuller – vocals, button accordion, guitar
  • Bill Payne – vocals, keyboards
  • Kenny Gradney – bass guitar
  • Richie Hayward – vocals, drums
  • Sam Clayton – vocals, percussion
  • Renée Armand – vocals
  • Marilyn Martin – vocals
  • Shaun Murphy – vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt – vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt – vocals
  • Bob Seger – vocals
  • George Massenburg – recording, mixing
  • Sharon Rice, Kenny Fowler – engineer assistant
  • Ivy Skoff – production coordinator
  • Edd Kolakowski – piano technician
  • Neon Park – design

Track listing:

  1. Hate to Lose Your Lovin’ – Paul Barrere, Craig Fuller
  2. One Clear Moment – Paul Barrere, Craig Fuller, Bill Payne
  3. Cajun Girl – Martin Kibbee, Bill Payne
  4. Hangin’ on to the Good Times – Paul Barrere, Craig Fuller, Bill Payne, Fred Tackett
  5. Listen to Your Heart – Craig Fuller, Bill Payne
  6. Let it Roll – Paul Barrere, Martin Kibbe, Bill Payne
  7. Long Time till I Get Over You – Paul Barrere, Craig Fuller
  8. Business as Usual – Paul Barrere, Craig Fuller, Bill Payne
  9. Changin’ Luck – Craig Fuller, Bill Payne, Fred Tackett
  10. Voices on the Wind – Paul Barrere, Craig Fuller, Bill Payne, Fred Tackett

Felt: Train Above the City

In July 1988, “Creation” label released “Train Above the City”, the ninth Felt album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Joseph James Foster.

Personnel:

  • Martin Duffy – vibes, vibes piano
  • Gary Ainge – vibes, drums
  • Shanghai Packaging Company – artwork
  • Donna Ranieri – photography
  • Mick Lloyd – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin Duffy and Gary Ainge.

  1. Train Above the City
  2. On Weegee’s Sidewalk
  3. Run Chico Run
  4. Press Softly on the Breaks Holly
  5. Spectral Morning
  6. Teargardens
  7. Book of Swords
  8. Seahorses on Broadway

Yosuke Yamashita, Bill Laswell & Ryuichi Sakamoto: Asian Games

On May 26, 1993, “Verve Forecast” label released “Asian Games”, album by Yōsuke Yamashita, Bill Laswell and Ryuichi Sakamoto. It was recorded in 1988, at “Kampo”, and “Platinum Island” in New York, and “Runt” in Tokyo, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Yōsuke Yamashita – piano, keyboards
  • Bill Laswell – bass guitar, sitar, effects
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – keyboards, recording 
  • Nicky Skopelitis – Fairlight synthesizer, effects
  • Aïyb Dieng – congas, cymbals, tambourine, percussion
  • Oz Fritz – recording
  • Dimitri Jakimowicz – recording 
  • Hiroaki Sugawara – recording 
  • Robert Musso – recording, mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Katsuhiko Hibino – illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Melting Pot – Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis, Yosuke Yamashita
  2. Chasin’ the Air – Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yosuke Yamashita
  3. Asian Games – Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis, Yosuke Yamashita
  4. Ninja Drive – Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis, Yosuke Yamashita
  5. Napping on the Bamboo – Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yosuke Yamashita
  6. A Parade of Rain, The Moon and a Bride – Yosuke Yamashita

Bill Laswell: Hear No Evil

On March 21, 1988, “Venture” and “Virgin Records” labels released “Hear No Evil”, the second Bill Laswell studio album. It was recorded in 1988, at “B.C. Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell – bass guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis – guitar
  • L. Shankar – violin
  • Aïyb Dieng – percussion
  • Zakir Hussain – percussion
  • Daniel Ponce – percussion
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Martin Bisi – recording, mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Thi-Linh Le – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Laswell.

  1. Lost Roads
  2. Bullet Hole Memory
  3. Illinois Central
  4. Assassin
  5. Stations of the Cross
  6. Kingdom Come

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

Ian Gillan & Roger Glover: Accidentally on Purpose

In February 1988, “Virgin” label released “Accidentally on Purpose”, an album Ian Gillan and Roger Glover. It was recorded in 1988, at “Air Studio” in Monserrat, “Minot Studio” and The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Ian Gillan and Roger Glover.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan – lead vocals, harmonica
  • Roger Glover – bass, keyboards, guitars, programming
  • Ira Siegel, Nick Maroch – guitars
  • Lloyd Landesman – keyboards
  • Dr. John – piano
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • George Young, Joe Mennonna – saxophones
  • Randy Brecker – flugelhorn
  • Vaneese Thomas, Christine Faith, Lydia Mann, Bette Sussmann – backing vocals
  • Nick Blagona – engineer
  • Frank Oglethorpe, Carl Lever, Ken Blair – engineer assistant
  • Bruce Robbins – engineer assistant
  • Dave O’Donnell – engineer assistant
  • Peter Hodgson – engineer assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Gillan and Roger Glover, except where noted.

  1. Clouds and Rain
  2. Evil Eye
  3. She Took My Breath Away
  4. Dislocated
  5. Via Miami
  6. I Can’t Dance to That
  7. Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave – Richard Penniman
  8. Lonely Avenue – Doc Pomus
  9. Telephone Box
  10. I Thought No

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