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Cheap Trick: Woke Up with a Monster

On March 22, 1994, “Warner Bros” label released “Woke up with a Monster”, the twelfth Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 1991 – 1992, at “Andora Studios” in Hollywood, “Larrabee North” in Universal City, California, and was produced by Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander – vocals
  • Rick Nielsen – guitars
  • Tom Petersson – 12-string bass
  • Bun E. Carlos – drums
  • Jimmie Wood – harmonica
  • Jeff Hendrickson – engineer
  • Judy Kirschner, Bino Espinoza, Kenji Nakai, Kimm James, Ulrich Wild, Scott Blockland – engineer assistant
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Dave Wilmer – guitar technician
  • Chuck Elias – drum technician
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction, design
  • Mark Seliger – photography
  • Joanie Parker – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. My Gang – Tom Petersson, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen
  2. Woke Up with a Monster – Tom Petersson, Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander
  3. You’re All I Wanna Do – Tom Petersson, Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Jim Peterik, Terry Reid
  4. Never Run Out of Love – Rick Nielsen, Jim Peterik
  5. Didn’t Know I Had It – Rick Nielsen, Todd Cerney
  6. Ride the Pony – Robin Zander, Mark Spiro
  7. Girlfriends – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  8. Let Her Go
  9. Tell Me Everything – Tom Petersson, Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Michael McDonald, Julian Raymond
  10. Cry Baby – Tom Petersson, Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander
  11. Love Me for a Minute – Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson
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Marianne Faithfull: A Secret Life

On March 21, 1995, “Island” label released “A Secret Life”, the twelfth Marianne Faithfull studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Excalibur Sound” and “National Edison Recording Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Angelo Badalamenti.

Personnel:

  • Marianne Faithfull – vocals
  • Carmine D’Amico – guitar
  • Vinnie Bell – guitar, mandolin
  • Kinny Landrum, Angelo Badalamenti – keyboards
  • Rufus Reid, Mark Egan, Rob Devito – bass
  • Sammy Merendino, Gordon Gottlieb – drums, percussion
  • Albert Regni, Pamela Sklar, Lawrence Feldman – flute, alto flute
  • Shelly Woodworth, Sherry Sylar – oboe, oboe d’amore
  • Andre Badalamenti – clarinet
  • Bob Carlisle – French horn
  • Gene Orloff – violin
  • Alfred Brown, Julien Barber, Lamar Alsop, Ann Barak, Mitsue Takayama, Ken Fricker, Juliet Haffner, Harry Zaratzian – viola
  • Fred Zlotkin, Clay Ruede, Beverly Lauridsen, Julie Green – cello
  • Gary Chester – string and woodwind recording, mixing
  • Art Polhemus – vocal and rhythm track recording
  • Tony Wright – art direction
  • Aldo Sampieri – design
  • Michel Comte, Wayne Maser – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marianne Faithfull and Angelo Badalamenti, except where noted.

  1. Prologue – Angelo Badalamenti, Dante Alighieri (contains an interpolation od “Divine Comedy)
  2. Sleep – Marianne Faithfull, Angelo Badalamenti, Frank McGuinness
  3. Love in the Afternoon
  4. Flaming September
  5. She
  6. Bored by Dreams
  7. Losing – Marianne Faithfull, David Foreman, Angelo Badalamenti
  8. The Wedding – Marianne Faithfull, Angelo Badalamenti, Frank McGuinness
  9. The Stars Line Up
  10. Epilogue – Angelo Badalamenti, William Shakespeare (contains and interpolation of “The Tempest”)

Adam Ant: Wonderful

On March 7, 1995, “EMI” label released “Wonderful”, the fifth Adam Ant studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by David Tickle.

Personnel:

  • Adam Ant – vocals
  • Boz Boorer – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Marco Pirroni – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Bruce Witkin – bass, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Dave Ruffy – drums
  • John Reynolds – drums, drum programming
  • Chris Lawson – engineer
  • Guy Massey – engineer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Ant, Marco Pirroni and Boz Boorer, except where noted.

  1. Won’t Take That Talk
  2. Beautiful Dream – Adam Ant, Marco Pirroni, Kevin Mooney, John Reynolds
  3. Wonderful – Adam Ant, Marco Pirroni, Bonnie Hayes
  4. 1969 Again
  5. Yin and Yang
  6. Image of Yourself
  7. Alien
  8. Gotta Be a Sin
  9. Vampires
  10. Angel
  11. Very Long Ride – Adam Ant, Marco Pirroni, Kevin Mooney, John Reynolds

Diana Krall: Only Trust Your Heart

On February 14, 1995, “GRP” label released “Only Trust Your Heart”, the second Diana Krall studio album. It was recorded in September 1994, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Diana Krall – vocals, piano
  • Ray Brown – bass
  • Christian McBride – bass
  • Lewis Nash – drums
  • Stanley Turrentine – tenor saxophone 
  • Al Schmitt – recording, mixing
  • Rich Lamb – engineer assistant
  • Scott Austin – engineer assistant
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Michael Landy – post-production
  • Joseph Doughney – post-production
  • Cara Bridgins – production coordination
  • Joseph Moore – production coordination assistant
  • Hollis King – art direction
  • Freddie Paloma – graphic design
  • Carol Weinberg – photography
  • Sonny Mediana – studio photos
  • Michael Bourne – liner notes
  • Carl Griffin – executive production

Track listing:

  1. Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby – Billy Austin, Louis Jordan
  2. Only Trust Your Heart – Benny Carter, Sammy Cahn
  3. I Love Being Here with You – Peggy Lee, Bill Schluger
  4. Broadway – Bill Byrd, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode
  5. Folks Who Live on the Hill – Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  6. I’ve Got the World on a String – Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen
  7. Squeeze Me – Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines
  8. All Night Long – Curtis Lewis
  9. CES Craft – Ray Brown

John Waite: Temple Bar

On February 14, 1995, “Imago” label released “Temple Bar”, the fifth John Waite studio album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Mike Shipley and John Waite.

Personnel:

  • John Waite – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, bass
  • Shane Fontayne – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jack Johnson – electric guitar
  • Nick Moroch – acoustic guitar
  • Chuck Kentis – acoustic guitar, strings, keyboards, acoustic piano
  • Jeff Golub – guitars, dobro
  • Tim Pierce – electric guitar
  • Michael Fisher – tambourine 
  • Mark Spiro – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Erik Sanko – bass
  • Donnie Nossov – bass
  • John DeNicola – bass
  • Tony Beard – drums
  • Jimmy Keegan – drums
  • Tommy Funderburk – backing vocals
  • Mike Shipley – mixing
  • Tony Phillips – engineer
  • Dan Marnien – additional engineering
  • Donal Bray – engineer assistant
  • Eric Flickinger – engineer assistant
  • Tim Gerron – engineer assistant
  • Jen Monnar – engineer assistant
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Alastair Thain – photography

Track listing:

  1. How Did I Get By Without You – John Waite, Mark Spiro, Tim Pierce
  2. Someone Like You – Van Morrison
  3. Piece of My Tears – John Waite, John DeNicola
  4. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  5. Downtown – John Waite, Glen Burtnik
  6. In God’s Shadow – Keith Reid, John Waite, Anthony Krizan, John DeNicola
  7. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Hank Williams
  8. The Glittering Prize – John Waite, Anthony Krizan
  9. More – John Waite, John Krizan
  10. In Dreams – John Waite, Mark Spiro

Joan Armatrading: What’s Inside

On May 30, 1995, “RCA” label released “What’s Inside”, the fourteenth Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded 1994 -1995, at “A&M Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Abbey Road Studios” in London, “Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, California, “Kiva Recording Studios” in Memphis. Tennessee, and was produced by Joan Armatrading and David Tickle.

Personnel:

  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, e-bow guitar, arrangements
  • Hojah Farah – acoustic guitar
  • B. J. Cole – slide guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes – keyboards
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards
  • Todd Cochran – keyboards
  • Peter Robinson – keyboards
  • Tony Levin – bass
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Manu Katché – drums
  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Memphis Horns – horns
  • The London Metropolitan Orchestra – strings
  • Kronos Quartet – strings
  • Boz Burrell – tin whistle
  • K. La – backing vocals
  • Ray Williams – backing vocals
  • Terry Evans – backing vocals
  • Willie Green, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Caroline Dale – arrangements, orchestration
  • Dana Brayton – arrangements
  • Wolfgang Amadeus – engineer
  • Malcolm Springer – engineer
  • Tom Luekens – engineer
  • Simon Rhodes – engineer
  • Chad Munsey – second engineer
  • David Tickle, Shelly Yakus – mixing
  • Andy Brown – musical director
  • Sherri Maxwell – design, illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading.

  1. In Your Eyes
  2. Everyday Boy
  3. Merchant of Love
  4. Shapes and Sizes
  5. Back on the Road
  6. Lost The Love
  7. Songs
  8. Would You Like to Dance
  9. Recommend My Love
  10. Beyond The Blue
  11. Can’t Stop Loving You
  12. Shape of a Pony
  13. Trouble

Stephen Bishop: Blue Guitars

On May 28, 1996, “Foundation” label released “Blue Guitars”, the sixth Stephen Bishop studio album (album with the same title, but with different tracks was released in Japan in 1994). It was recorded 1993 – 1996, and was produced by Andrew Gold and Jeff Jones.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Bishop – vocals, acoustic guitars
  • Andrew Gold – keyboards, acoustic guitars, electric guitars, bass, drums, multi-instruments, backing vocals
  • David Crosby – harmony vocals
  • Carnie Wilson – backing vocals
  • Wendy Wilson – backing vocals
  • Pia Zadora – backing vocals
  • Michael McDonald – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephen Bishop, except where noted.

  1. I Go Numb – Stephen Bishop, Tom Snow, Andrew Gold
  2. Dive into the Pool of Love – Stephen Bishop, Tom Snom
  3. On Blonde Street
  4. When You Love Somebody
  5. (Just Like) Romeo and Juliet – Freddie Gorman, Bob Hamilton
  6. Wall Around Your Heart
  7. The King of Tonga
  8. Picasso Played a Blue Guitar
  9. Italian Rain
  10. Let Your Heart Remember – Stephen Bishop, Jeff Jones
  11. When Love Was Grand
  12. Separate Lives (acoustic version)
  13. R’s Theme

Bill Laswell & Nicholas Bullen: Subsonic 2: Bass Terror

On March 14, 1995, “Sub Rosa” label released “Subsonic 2: Bass Terror”, album by Bill Laswell and Nicholas Bullen. It was recorded in 1994, at “Greenpoint Studios”in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Nicholas Bullen.

Personnel:

  • Nicholas Bullen – prepared bass guitar, electronics
  • Bill Laswell – instruments
  • Neil Griffiths – prepared bass guitar
  • Guy Marc Hinant – editing
  • Robert Musso – engineering 
  • Layng Martine – engineer assistant
  • Manuel Mohino – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Bass Terror Tetragrammaton – Bill Laswell
  2. Nocturnal Crawl – Nicholas Bullen
  3. Again and Again – Nicholas Bullen

Mick Harris & Bill Laswell: Somnific Flux

On March 7, 1995, “Subharmonic” label released “Somnific Flux”, album by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell. It was recorded in November 1994, at “Wall of Silence” in Birmingham, UK, in December 1994, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Mick Harris – effects, recording, photography
  • Bill Laswell – effects, recording, mixing
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Layng Martine – engineer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Harris and Bill Laswell.

  1. Distal Sonority
  2. Capacious

Clifford Jordan: Masters from Different Worlds

On March 1, 1994, “Mapleshade” label released “Masters from Different Worlds”, the 32nd Clifford Jordan album. It was recorded in December 1989, at “Mapleshade Studios” in Upper Marlboro, MD, and was produced by Fred Kaplan and Pierre Sprey.

Personnel:

  • Clifford Jordan – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Ran Blake – piano
  • Julian Priester – trombone
  • Windmill Saxophone Quartet:
  • Jesse Meman – alto saxophone
  • Tom Monroe, Ken Plant – tenor saxophone
  • Clayton Englar – baritone saxophone
  • Steve Williams – drums
  • Alfredo Mojica – congas
  • Claudia Polley – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Something to Live For – Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn
  2. A Touch of Evil – Ran Blake
  3. Arline – Ran Blake
  4. Laura – David Raksin, Johnny Mercer
  5. Short Life of Barbara Monk – Ran Blake
  6. Vanguard – Ran Blake
  7. Julia – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Wives and Lovers – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. Doug’s Prelude – Clifford Jordan
  10. Mood Indigo – Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills