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On August 17, 1993.

On August 17, 1993, “Warner Bros” label released “Between the Sheets”, the second Fourplay studio album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour and Bob James.

Personnel:

  • Bob James – piano, keyboards, arranger, executive producer
  • Lee Ritenour – guitar
  • Nathan East – bass guitar
  • Harvey Mason – drums, programming
  • Chaka Khan– vocals
  • Phillip Bailey– vocals
  • Phil Perry– vocals
  • Dee Fredrix – vocals
  • Neal Avron – engineer
  • Marcel East – engineer
  • Mike Kloster – engineer
  • Mike Piersante – engineer
  • Don Murray – engineer, mixing
  • Robert Vosgien – editing, mastering
  • Wally Traugott – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Chat – Bob James
  2. Monterey – Lee Ritenour
  3. Between the Sheets – Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper
  4. Li’l Darlin – Neal Hefti
  5. Flying East – Marcel East, Nathan East
  6. Once in the A.M. – Lee Ritenour
  7. Gulliver – Bob James
  8. Amoroso – Harvey Mason
  9. A Summer Child – Harvey Mason
  10. Anthem – Harvey Mason
  11. Song for Somalia – Harvey Mason

 

 

 

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On August 10, 1993.

On August 10, 1993, “Capitola” label released “Dig”, the debut I Mother Earth album. It was recorded in 1993, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles; “Rumbo Recorders” in Canoga Park; “Studio 56” in “Track Record Studios” in Hollywood, “Red Zone” in Burbank, and was produced by Mike Clink.

Personnel:

  • Edwin– vocals
  • Jagori Tanna– guitars, bass, backing vocals
  • Bruce Gordon– bass
  • Christian Tanna– drums
  • Luis Conte– percussion
  • Armando Borg– percussion
  • Mike Finnigan– Hammond B3 organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Edwin, Jagori Tanna, Bruce Gordon and Christian Tanna.

  1. The Mothers
  2. Levitate
  3. Rain Will Fall
  4. So Gently We Go
  5. Not Quite Sonic
  6. Production
  7. Lost My America
  8. No One
  9. Undone
  10. Basketball
  11. And the Experience
  12. The Universe in You

On August 2, 1994.

On August 2, 1994, “Arista” label released the self-titled, debut Tractors album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Steve Ripley and Walt Richmond. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Steve Ripley– lead vocals, electric guitar, drums, engineer, original art, design
  • Ron Getman – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, steel guitar, Dobro, mandolin, high harmony vocals
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums, “groove snares”, tambourine, percussion
  • Walt Richmond – Steinway piano, Hammond B–3 organ, accordion, Wurlitzer, clavinet, drums, horns, bassvocals
  • Casey van Beek – bass guitar, low harmony vocals
  • J. Cale– guitar
  • Joe Davis – saxophones
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Glen Mitchell – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Bonnie Raitt– slide guitar
  • Angelene Ripley – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Elvis Ripley – tremologuitar
  • Leon Russell– synthesizer, MIDI
  • Ed Richmond – fiddle
  • Joe Davis – saxophones
  • Ron Morgan – upright bass
  • Debbie Campbell – background vocal
  • John Crowder – background vocals
  • Jim Sweney – background vocals
  • Steve Collier – steel guitar
  • Gene Crownaver – steel guitar
  • Curly Lewis – fiddles
  • Waddy Pass – steel guitar
  • Rick Morton – fiddle
  • Jim Pulte – bass vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt – slide guitar
  • Angelene Ripley – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Elvis Ripley – tremolo guitar, engineer
  • James Burton– “Master of the Telecaster”
  • Steve Bagsby – steel guitar
  • Curly Lewis – fiddle
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Eldon Shamblin– guitar
  • Joe Davis – horns
  • Junior Markham & the Tulsa All-Stars
  • Jimmy “Junior” Markham – harmonica
  • Jimmy Karstein – drums
  • Chuck Blackwell – drums
  • Chuck Browning – drums
  • David Teegarden – drums
  • Steve Hickerson – guitar
  • Tommy Tripplehorn – guitar
  • Glen Mitchell, Larry Bell, Carl Bickhardt, Dick Sims, Angelene Ripley, Ed Robinson – Hammond B-3 organs
  • Steve Allen, Rick Beilke, Mike Bruce, Mark Bruner, Jim Byfield, Robert Coggins, Jon Crowder, Gary Cundiff, Jim Edwards, Richard Feldman, Huey Flannery, Ron Flynt, Michael Garrett, Gary Gilmore, Doc James, Roger Linn, Steve Pryor, Jim Pulte, Gordon Shryock, “Skee”, Roger Tillison, Don White – guitar
  • Chuck DeWalt, Bill Belknap, Rich Brown, Jim Keltner – additional drums
  • Stacey Grant – trombone
  • Danny Mayo– life observations and noises
  • Ron Morgan – bass guitar riffs
  • Bonnie Raitt – slide guitar
  • Charlene Ripley – trumpet
  • Pat “Taco” Ryan – saxophone
  • Jim Strader – bass guitar licks
  • Spencer Sutton – piano
  • Ron Getman – engineer
  • Walt Richmond – engineering, photography
  • Angelene Ripley – engineering
  • Denny Purcell – mastering
  • Maude Gilman – art direction
  • Señor McGuire – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Tulsa Shuffle – Steve Ripley
  2. Fallin’ Apart – Steve Ripley, Ron Getman
  3. Thirty Days – Chuck Berry
  4. I’ve Had Enough – Steve Ripley
  5. The Little Man — Jim Pulte, Ripley, Tim DuBois
  6. Baby Likes to Rock It – Steve Ripley, Walt Richmond
  7. Badly Bent – Steve Ripley, Richmond, Martha Ellis
  8. The Blue Collar Rock – Steve Ripley
  9. Doreen – Steve Ripley
  10. Settin’ the Woods on Fire – Fred Rose, Ed G. Nelson
  11. Tryin’ to Get to New Orleans – Steve Ripley, Richmond, DuBois
  12. The Tulsa Shuffle (revisited) – Steve Ripley

On July 19, 1994.

On July 19, 1994, “Columbia” label released “For the Love of Strange Medicine” the second Steve Perry studio album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by James “Jimbo” Barton, Steve Perry and Tim Miner.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- vocals
  • Lincoln Brewster- guitars, background vocals
  • Paul Taylor- keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Landau- guitars
  • Moyes Lucas – drums, background vocals
  • Larry Kimpel – bass
  • Mike Porcaro– bass
  • Phil Brown– bass, production assistant
  • Jeremy Lubbock, James Barton, Phil Brown – string arrangement
  • Tim Miner – piano, keyboards, background vocals, bass, piano
  • Larry Dalton – string arrangement, conductor
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra- strings
  • Alexander Brown, Carmen Carter, Jean McClain – backing vocals
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – recording engineer
  • Tim Kimsey – recording engineer
  • Devin Foutz, Manny Marroquin, Kyle Ross, Ulrich Wild, Rail Jon Rogut and Bill Cooper, Christopher C. Murphy – second recording engineer
  • Craig Burbidge – mixing
  • Niko Bolas – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Brian Lee – digital editing

Track listing:

  1. You Better Wait – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas, John Pierce, George Hawkins
  2. Young Hearts Forever – Steve Perry, Clif Magness
  3. I Am – Steve Perry, Paul Taylor, Lincoln Brewster
  4. Stand Up (Before It’s Too Late) – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas, Larry Kimpel
  5. For the Love of Strange Medicine – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  6. Donna Please – Steve Perry, Paul Taylor, Stephen Bishop
  7. Listen to Your Heart – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  8. Tuesday Heartache – Steve Perry, Clif Magness, Paul Taylor, Lincoln Brewster, Moyes Lucas
  9. Missing You – Steve Perry, Tim Miner
  10. Somewhere There’s Hope – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  11. Anyway – Steve Perry

On June 27, 1994.

On June 27, 1994, “K Records” label released “One Foot in the Grave”, the fourth Beck album. It was recorded October 1993 – January 1994 at “Dub Narcotic Studio” in Olympia, Washington, and was produced by Calvin Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Beck – vocals, bass, guitar, drums
  • Calvin Johnson– vocals
  • Chris Ballew– bass, guitar
  • James Bertram– bass
  • Sam Jayne – vocals
  • Scott Plouf– drums
  • Mario Prietto – bongos

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck, except where noted.

  1. He’s a Mighty Good Leader – Skip James
  2. Sleeping Bag
  3. I Get Lonesome
  4. Burnt Orange Peel
  5. Cyanide Breath Mint
  6. See Water
  7. Ziplock Bag
  8. Hollow Log
  9. Forcefield – Beck, Sam Jayne
  10. Fourteen Rivers Fourteen Floods
  11. Asshole
  12. I’ve Seen the Land Beyond
  13. Outcome
  14. Girl Dreams – The Carter Family, Beck
  15. Painted Eyelids
  16. Atmospheric Conditions – Beck, Calvin Johnson

 

 

On May 17, 1994.

On May 17, 1994, “Virgin” label released “Around the Next Dream”, the only Bruce, Baker and Moore album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, and was produced by Ian Taylor, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Gary Moore.

Personnel:

  • Jack Bruce – vocals, cello, bass guitar
  • Ginger Baker– vocals, drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Gary Moore– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Tommy Eyre– keyboards
  • Arran Ahmun – drums
  • Morris Murphy – trumpet
  • Ian Taylor – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Waiting in the Wings – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  2. City of Gold – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Kip Hanrahan
  3. Where in the World – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  4. Can’t Fool the Blues – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Kip Hanrahan
  5. High Cost of Living – Alan Jones, Sherwin Hamlett
  6. Glory Days – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce
  7. Why Does Love (Have to Go Wrong) – Gary Moore, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker
  8. Naked Flame – Gary Moore
  9. I Wonder Why (Are You So Mean to Me) – Albert King
  10. Wrong Side of Town

 

On May 10, 1994.

On May 10, 1994, “DGC” label released “Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star”, the eighth Sonic Youth studio album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Sear Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Butch Vig, Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley.

Personnel:

  • Thurston Moore- vocals, guitar
  • Kim Gordon- vocals, bass
  • Lee Ranaldo– guitar
  • Steve Shelley- drums, percussion
  • Butch Vig– recording, mixing, production
  • John Siket– engineering
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Bil Emmons – technician
  • Devin Emke – technician
  • Ed Raso – technician
  • Fred Kevorkian – technician
  • Ollie Cotton – technician
  • Walter Sear – technician
  • Kevin Reagan – sleeve design
  • Catherine Lewis – sleeve photography
  • Stefano Giovannini – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley.

  1. Winner’s Blues
  2. Bull in the Heather
  3. Starfield Road
  4. Skink
  5. Screaming Skull – additional lyrics by Dave Markey
  6. Self-Obsessed and Sexxee
  7. Bone
  8. Androgynous Mind
  9. Quest for the Cup
  10. Waist
  11. Doctor’s Orders
  12. Tokyo Eye
  13. In the Mind of the Bourgeois Reader
  14. Sweet Shine – contains hidden trackof “bonus noise” at 6:25