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On January 23, 1990.

On January 23, 1990, “GRP” label released “Reunion”, the 41st Gary Burton album. It was recorded May 6 – 10, 1989, at “Studio A – Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Gary Burton.

Personnel:

  • Gary Burton– vibraphone, marimba
  • Pat Metheny– guitar
  • Mitchel Forman– piano, keyboards
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Peter Erskine– drums, percussion
  • Dan Gellert – assistant engineer
  • Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen– executive producers
  • Rob Eaton – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Autumn – Polo Orti
  2. Reunion – Mitchel Forman
  3. Origin – Mitchel Forman
  4. Will You Say You Will – Vince Mendoza
  5. House on the Hill – Pat Metheny
  6. Panama – Paul Meyers
  7. Chairs and Children – Vince Mendoza
  8. Wasn’t Always Easy – Pat Metheny
  9. The Chief – Pat Metheny
  10. Tiempos Felice – Polo Orti
  11. Quick and Running – Polo Orti
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On December 26, 2017.

On December 26, 2017, James Burns died aged 65. He was television producer and writer, best known as co-creator  (with Robert Small) of “MTV Unplugged”. The show originally aired on “MTV” from 1989 to 1999, featured well-known musicians performing acoustic versions of their songs, among the others Elton John,  Aerosmith, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Nirvana, Mariah Carey, Eric Clapton, LL Cool J, and 10,000 Maniacs.

On November 21, 1989.

On November 21, 1989, “Virgin” label released “Beauty”, the eighth Ryuichi Sakamoto studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Take One Studio”, “Zero Studio”, “Onkio Haus”, “Sound Inn Studio” in Tokyo, “Platinum Island Recording Studio”, “Right Tracks Studio”, “Bear Tracks”, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Complex” in Los Angeles, and was produced by  Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto– vocals, mixing, engineering, arranger, keyboards, piano
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals, rap
  • Brian Wilson– vocals
  • Kazumi Tamaki, Misako Koja – vocals, shamisen
  • Nicky Holland – vocals
  • Yoriko Ganeko – vocals, shamisen, castanets
  • Youssou N’Dour, Laura Shaheen, Robert Wyatt, Jill Jones– vocals
  • Alex Brown, Angel Rogers, Anita Sherman – backing vocals
  • Kirk Crumpler – keyboards, programmer
  • Carlos Lomas, Bun Itakura, Dali Kimoko-N’Dala, Robbie Robertson– guitar
  • Eddie Martinez– guitar, soloist
  • Pino Palladino, Mark Johnson, Larry White – bass
  • Sly Dunbar– drums
  • Pandit Dinesh– tabla
  • Naná Vasconcelos, Paco Yé, Seidou “Baba” Outtara, Sibiri Outtara – percussion
  • Magatie Fall – talking drum
  • Milton Cardona– shekere
  • Shankar– double violin
  • Sang Won Park– zither
  • Sham Guibbory – string section leader
  • Jiang Jian Huo – erhu
  • Greg Calbi, Jason Corsaro – engineer, mixing
  • Ikuo Honma, Kinji Yoshino, Mark Lynette, Naoto Shibuya, Roger Moutenot, Yutaka Arai – engineer
  • Carmen Rizzo– engineer, mixing, programmer
  • Dan Gellert, Douglas Rose, Gary Solomon, John Herman, Junichi Yamazaki , Michael White, Seiichi Yoritomi, Tetsuya Ishizuka, Yuuki Mizutani, Darin Prindle, Kevin Casey, Sylvia Massy– assistant engineer
  • Masaya Nishida, Jeff Bova, Bill Seery – programming
  • Yuji Suguyama – programming, computer operation
  • Shingo Take – sampling

Track listing (Japanese version):

All tracks by Ryuchi Sakamoto.

  1. Calling from Tokyo
  2. A Rose
  3. Asadoya Yunta
  4. Futique
  5. Amore
  6. We Love You
  7. Diabaram
  8. A Pile of Time
  9. Romance
  10. Chinsagu No Hana
  11. Adagio

On November 20, 1989.

On November 20, 1989,”Virgin” label released “…But Seriously”, the fourth Phil Collins studio album. It was recorded April – October 1989, at “The Farm” in Chiddingfold, Surrey, UK, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Phil Collins and Hugh Padgham. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”, 5 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, 7 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Diamond in France by “SNEP”, 6 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Hong Kong by “IFPI Hong Kong”, 3 x Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”, Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”, 2 x Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”,  7 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”, 5 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, 9 x Platinum in UK by “BPI and 4 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Phil Collins– vocals, drums, percussion, tambourine, keyboards, mixing
  • Daryl Stuermer– guitar
  • Leland Sklar– bass guitar
  • David Crosby– vocals
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino– bass guitar
  • Stephen Bishop– vocals
  • Eric Clapton– guitar
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond organ
  • Dominic Miller- guitar
  • The Phenix Horns:
    • Don Myrick– saxophone
    • Louis Satterfield– trombone
    • Harry Kim– trumpet
    • Rhamlee Michael Davis – trumpet
  • Alex Brown, Marva King, Lynne Fiddmont – backing vocals
  • Hugh Padgham – mixing, engineer
  • Ed Goodreau, Simon Osbourne – assistant engineer
  • Tom Tom 84 – horn arrangements
  • Maurice Spears – music preparation
  • Trevor Key– photography

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Collins, except where noted.

 

  1. Hang in Long Enough
  2. That’s Just the Way It Is
  3. Find a Way to My Heart
  4. Colours
  5. Father to Son
  6. Another Day in Paradise
  7. All of My Life
  8. Something Happened on the Way to Heaven
  9. Do You Remember?
  10. I Wish It Would Rain Down

On October 30, 1989.

On October 30, 1989, “Relativity Records” label released “Flying in a Blue Dream”, the third Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, “Hyde Street Studios”, “Different Fur Studios”,  “Coast Recorders”, “Alpha & Omega Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and John Cuniberti.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani – guitars,  vocals, banjo,  keyboards,  percussion, programming, pre-production, programming,  bass,  harmonica, arrangement
  • John Cuniberti – sitar, percussion, engineering
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion, pre-production programming
  • Bongo Bob Smith – drums, percussion, pre-production programming
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Stuart Hamm– bass
  • Pete Scatturro – programming, sound design
  • Stephen Hart, Chad Munsey, David Plank, Michael Rosen, Michael Semanick, Matt Wallace,Tom Size, David Luke – engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Flying in a Blue Dream
  2. The Mystical Potato Head Groove Thing
  3. Can’t Slow Down
  4. Headless
  5. Strange
  6. I Believe
  7. One Big Rush
  8. Big Bad Moon
  9. The Feeling
  10. The Phone Call
  11. Day at the Beach (New Rays from an Ancient Sun)
  12. Back to Shalla-Bal
  13. Ride
  14. The Forgotten (Part One)
  15. The Forgotten (Part Two)
  16. The Bells of Lal (Part One)
  17. The Bells of Lal (Part Two)
  18. Into the Light

On June 26, 1990.

On June 26, 1990, “Atlantic” label released “Live It Up”, the fourth Crosby, Stills & Nash album. It was recorded February 1989 – February 1990, and was produced by David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, Joe Vitale and Stanley Johnston.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby– vocals; electric guitar
  • Stephen Stills– vocals; guitars, bass
  • Graham Nash– vocals; acoustic guitar
  • Joe Vitale– drums; synthesizers; keyboards; percussion
  • Craig Doerge– keyboards
  • Bob Glaub, Leland Sklar– bass
  • John David Souther, The Williams Family – vocals
  • Branford Marsalis– soprano saxophone
  • Mike Landau, Roger McGuinn– guitar
  • Peter Frampton— guitar
  • Bruce Hornsby– piano, accordion
  • Tony Beard – percussion programming; electric guitar
  • Mike Fisher, Michito Sanchez, Vince Charles – percussion
  • Rand Wetherwax – sound design including radio broadcast voices of Simon Jonesand Harry S. Truman

Track listing:

  1. Live It Up – Joe Vitale
  2. If Anybody Had a Heart – Joh David Souther, Danny Kortchmar
  3. Tomboy – Stephen Stills
  4. Haven’t We Lost Enough – Stephen Stills, Kevin Cronin
  5. Yours and Mine – Craig Doerge, David Crosby, Graham Nash
  6. (Got to Keep) Open – Stephen Stills, Graham Nash
  7. Straight Line – Tony Beard
  8. House of Broken Dreams – Graham Nash
  9. Arrows – Michael Hedges, David Crosby
  10. After the Dolphin – Graham Nash, Craig Doerge

 

 

On June 26, 1989.

On June 26, 1989, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled Bad English album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “One on One Recording Studios”, “A&M Studios”, “Conway Studios”, “Secret Sound L.A”. and “Pacific Sound”, and was produced by Richie Zito. The album was certified Platinum ion US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • John Waite- lead vocals
  • Neal Schon- lead and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Ricky Phillips- bass, backing vocals
  • Deen Castronovo- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Phil Kaffel – engineer, mixing
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Best of What I Go – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon
  2. Heaven Is a 4 Letter Word – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, John Waite, Mark Spiro
  3. Possession – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Ricky Phillips
  4. Forget Me Not – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Mark Spiro
  5. When I See You Smile – Diane Warren
  6. Tough Times Don’t Last – Jonathan Cain, David Roberts, John Waite
  7. Ghost in Your Heart – John Waite, Martin Page, Jonathan Cain
  8. Price of Love – John Waite, Jonathan Cain
  9. Ready When You Are – Jonathan Cain, John Waite, Neal Schon, Todd Cerney
  10. Lay Down – John Waite, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  11. The Restless Ones – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Ricky Phillips
  12. Rockin; Horse – Neal Schon, John Waite, Jonathan Cain
  13. Don’t Walk Away – Andy Hill, Peter Sinfield