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On December 8, 1977.

On December 8, 1977, “A&M” label released “Feels So Good”, the 14th Chuck Mangione album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Chuck Mangione.


  • Chuck Mangione: flugelhorn, electric piano
  • Chris Vadala: soprano, alto and baritone saxes; piccolo, flute and alto flute
  • Grant Geissman: electric, acoustic, 12-string and classical guitars
  • Charles Meeks: bass
  • James Bradley, Jr.: drums, congas, timbales

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Mangione.

  1. Feels So Good
  2. Maui-Waui
  3. Theme from Side Street
  4. Hide & Seek (Ready or Not Here I Come)
  5. Last Dance
  6. The XIth Commandment


On August 3, 1982.

On August 3, 1982, “A&M” label released “The Art of Control”, the eighth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Peter Frampton and Eddie Kramer.


  • Peter Frampton – lead vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, guitar synthesizer
  • Mark Goldenberg- rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • John Regan- bass guitar
  • Harry Stinson– drums
  • Ian Lloyd- backing vocals
  • Eddie Kramer- backing vocals
  • JD Dworkow – backing vocals
  • Eddie Kramer- engineer, mixing
  • Guy Charbonneau – assistant engineer
  • Alan Myerson – assistant engineer
  • Cliff Bonnell – assistant engineer
  • Phil Magnotti – assistant engineer
  • Mike Scott – assistant engineer
  • Don Wershba – assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering engineer
  • Hitoshi Takiguchi – mastering engineer
  • Norman Moore – artwork direction, cover artwork, design
  • Glenn Wexler- cover artwork photography
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff – artwork direction
  • Shinjiro Kawashima – artwork research
  • Chihiro Nozaki – artwork coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton and Mark Goldenberg.

  1. I Read the News
  2. Sleepwalk
  3. Save me
  4. Back to Eden
  5. An Eye for an Eye
  6. Don’t Think About Me
  7. Heart in the Fire
  8. Here Comes Caroline
  9. Barbara’s Vacation


On May 28, 1977.

On May 28, 1977, “A&M” label released “I’m in You”, the fifth Peter Frampton album. It was recorded November 197 – April 1977, at “Electric Lady Studios” in Greenwich Village, in New York, “The Record Plant” and “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton, Chris Kimsey, Bob Mayo and Frankie D’Augusta. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Peter Frampton– acoustic, electric and slide guitar, bass guitar, piano, organ, Moog synthesizer, minimoog, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP Axxe, clavinet, harmonica, drums, percussion, vocals, talk box, engineer, mixing
  • Bob Mayo– organ, Hammond B-3, synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, ARP String Synthesizer, ARP Axxe, clavinet, melodica, electric piano, piano, Fender Rhodes, accordion, electric and acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Stanley Sheldon– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • John Siomos– drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Richie Hayward– drums, percussion, congas
  • Stevie Wonder– harmonica
  • Mick Jagger– backing vocals
  • Mike Finnigan– backing vocals
  • Ringo Starr– drums, percussion
  • Chris Kimsey, Bob Mayo, Frankie D’Augusta – engineer, mixing
  • George Marino, Doug Sax, Arnie Acosta – mastering
  • Vartan, Roland Young, Ryan Rogers – art direction
  • Neal Preston, Irving Penn – photography
  • Beth Stempel, Bill Levenson – supervisor, coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton; except where noted:

  1. I’m in You
  2. (Putting My) Heart on the Line
  3. Thomas (Don’t You Know How I Feel)
  4. Won’t You Be My Friend
  5. You Don’t Have to Worry
  6. Tried to Love
  7. Rocky’s Hot Club
  8. (I’m a) Road Runner – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr.
  9. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) – Lee Garrett, Lula Mae Hardaway, Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright

On February 28, 1983.

On February 28, 1983, “A&M” label released “The Key”, the eighth Joan Armatrading studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Townhouse Studios” in Shepherd’s Bush, London, “Polar Studios” in Stockholm and in New York City, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite and Val Garay.


  • Joan Armatrading – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano
  • Adrian Belew– electric guitar
  • Daryl Stuermer– electric guitar
  • Gary Sanford – electric guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Larry Fast– synthesiser
  • Jerry Marotta– drums
  • Stewart Copeland– drums
  • Julian Diggle – percussion
  • Mel Collins– saxophone
  • Annie Whitehead– trombone
  • Guy Barker– trumpet
  • Dean Klevatt – piano
  • Jeremy Meek – vocal, bass
  • Craig Hull – electric guitar
  • Tim Pierce– electric guitar
  • Bryan Garofalo – bass guitar
  • Craig Krampf– drums
  • Steve “Goldie” Goldstein – keyboards
  • L. Benoit – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Armatrading.

  1. (I Love It When You) Call Me Names
  2. Foolish Pride
  3. Drop the Pilot
  4. The Key
  5. Everybody Gotta Know
  6. Tell Tale
  7. What Do Boys Dream
  8. The Game of Love
  9. The Dealer
  10. Bad Habits
  11. I Love My Baby


On November 11, 2016.

On November 11, 2016, “Cherrytree”, “Interscope” and “A&M” labels released 57th & 9th, the twelfth Sting studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Martin Kierszenbaum.


  • Sting– vocals, bass guitar, guitar, piano, percussion
  • Dominic Miller– twelve-string guitar, shaker
  • Vinnie Colaiuta, Zach Jones, Josh Freese– drums
  • Rhani Krija – percussion
  • Martin Kierszenbaum– Hammond organ, piano, mellotron, keyboards
  • Rob Mathes– piano
  • Lyle Workman, Jean-Baptiste Moussarie – guitar
  • Jerry Fuentes – backing vocals, vocals, guitar
  • Diego Navaira – backing vocals, vocals, bass guitar
  • Derek James – backing vocals
  • Razan Nassreddine – sitar, additional vocals
  • Marion Enachescu – violin
  • Salam Al Hassan, Accad Al Saed – percussion
  • Thabet Azzawi, Nadim Sarrouh – oud
  • Nabil Al Chami – clarinet

Track listing:

  1. I Can’t Stop Thinking About You – Sting
  2. 50,000 – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  3. Down, Down, Down – Sting, Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta
  4. One Fine Day – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  5. Pretty Young Soldier – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  6. Petrol Hea – Sting, Dominic Miller, Lyle Workman, Josh Freese
  7. Heading South on the Great North Road – Sting
  8. If You Can’t Love Me – Sting, Dominic Miller, Vinnie Colaiuta
  9. Inshallah – Sting
  10. The Empty Chair – Sting, J. Ralph


On August 11, 1998.

On August 11, 1998, “A&M” label released “And You Think You Know What Life’s About”, the second Dishwalla studio album. It was “Trackholmes” in Santa Barbara,  “Music Box” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mark Waterman, Scott Alexander, Rodney Browning-Cravens, George Pendergast, J.R. Richards and Jim Wood.


  • Scot Alexander – vocals, bass
  • Rodney Browning-Cravens – vocals, guitars
  • George Pendergast – drums
  • R. Richards – vocals, guitar, additional keyboards
  • Jim Wood – keyboards
  • Uncle Jake Richards – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Byck, Marc Waterman,David Young – backing vocals
  • Marc Waterman, Jim Wood – engineers
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Andrew Garver – mixing assistant

Track listing:

  1. Stay Awake
  2. Once in a While
  3. Bottom of the Floor
  4. Healing Star
  5. Until I Wake Up
  6. 5 Star Day
  7. Truth Serum
  8. So Blind
  9. Gone Upside Down
  10. So Much Time
  11. The Bridge Song
  12. Pop Guru


On May 30, 1979.

On May 30, 1979, “A&M” label released “Where I Should Be”, the sixth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded November 1978 – May 1979, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton.


  • Peter Frampton– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass
  • Tower of Power- horn section
  • Gary Mallaber- drums
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Jamie Oldaker- drums
  • Bob Mayo- keyboards
  • Eddie N. Watkins Jr.- bass
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Stanley Sheldon– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t Stand It No More
  2. Got My Feet Back on the Ground – Peter Frampton, Rodney Eckerman
  3. Where I Should Be (Monkey’s Song)
  4. Everything I Need – Peter Frampton, Bob Mayo
  5. May I Baby – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  6. You Don’t Know Like I Know – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  7. She Don’t Reply
  8. We’ve Just begun – Peter Frampton, Bob Mayo
  9. Take Me by the Hand
  10. It’s a Sad Affair