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On June 20, 1980.

On June 20, 1980, “A&M” label released “Rise Up”, the eight Peter Frampton album. It was recorded in November 1980, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Frampton.

Personnel:

  • Peter Frampton – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards
  • Bos Sabino – keyboards
  • Bob Mayo – keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Billy Alessi – Yamaha CP 70, Korg ES 50
  • Elliot Randall – backing guitar
  • John Regan – bass guitar
  • Stanley Sheldon – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Gary Mallaber – drums 
  • Jamie Oldaker – drums
  • Anton Fig – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.

  1. You Kill Me
  2. I Don’t Wanna Let You Go
  3. Rise Up – Alessi Brothers
  4. Breaking All The Rules – Peter Frampton, Keith Reid
  5. Wasting The Night Away
  6. Midland Maniac – Steve Winwood, lyrics reworked by Peter Frampton
  7. I Can’t Stand It (Live)
  8. I’m in You (Live)

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.

Personnel:

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

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 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. It’s a Sad Affair

On February 5, 2008.

On February 5, 2008, “A&M” label released “Detours”, the sixth Sheryl Crow studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Hit Farm” in Nashville, “Odditorium Recorders” in California, “Sage and Sound Studios” in Hollywood, “Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, “The Pass Studios” in Los Angeles, “2 Seas Records” in Bahrain, and was produced by Bill Bottrell.

Personnel:

  • Sheryl Crow – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano, accordion, handclapping
  • Bill Bottrell – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, synthesizer, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, acoustic bass, synthesizer bass, percussion, pedal steel, drums, marimba, pipe, mellotron, acoustic bass, string arrangements, drum programming, wurlitzer, engineer, mixing,
  • Doyle Bramhall II – electric guitar
  • Mike Elizondo – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeff Trott – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, vocals, choir, chorus, slide guitar
  • Brian MacLeod – percussion, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeremy Stacey – piano, drums, timbales, vocals, kalimba
  • Ben Harper – vocals
  • Marva Soogrim – vocals
  • Rosanna Arquette – vocals
  • Ahmed AlHirmi – vocals
  • Abdulla AlKhalifa – vocal arrangement, vocal producer
  • Matt Butler – cello
  • Wyatt Crow – noise
  • Greg d’Augelli – brass
  • Mike Rowe – flute sample
  • Eric Fritsch – engineer
  • Matt Tait – engineer
  • Alex Pavlides – assistant engineer
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineer
  • Zeph Sowers – assistant engineer
  • Ken Takahashi – assistant engineer
  • David Allen Young – assistant engineer
  • Adrián Agustin – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Teresa Bustillo – assistant
  • Chris Hudson – production coordination
  • Julian Peploe – art direction, package design
  • Catherine Berclaz – art direction, creative director
  • Norman Jean Roy – photography
  • Shari Sutcliffe – contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Sheryl Crow, except where noted.

  1. God Bless This Mess
  2. Shine over Babylon – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Shery Crow, Bill Bottrell, Brian MacLeod, Eric Schermerhorn
  3. Love Is Free – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  4. Peace Be Upon Us – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  5. Gasoline – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  6. Out of Our Heads – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Bill Bottrell
  7. Detours
  8. Now That You’re Gone
  9. Drunk with the Thought of You
  10. Diamond Ring – Sheryl Crow, Jeff Trott
  11. Motivation – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  12. Make It Go Away (Radiation Song)
  13. Love Is All There Is – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Jeff Trott
  14. Lullaby for Wyatt

On January 1, 1975

On January 1, 1975, “A&M” label released the self-titled, debut Hummingbird album. It was recorded July 1973 – October 1974, and was produced by Ian “Sammy” Samwell.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Tench – vocals, guitar
  • Bernie Holland – guitar
  • Clive Chaman – bass
  • Max Middleton – keyboards
  • Conrad Isidore – drums
  • Linda Lewis – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Conrad Isidore, except where noted.

  1. Music Flowing
  2. You Can Keep the Money
  3. Such a Long Ways
  4. Horrors – Bernie Holland
  5. I Don’t Know Why I Love You – Hardaway, Hunter, Riser, Wonder
  6. Maybe – Clive Chaman, Finesilver, Max Middleton, Bobby Tench
  7. For the Children’s Sake
  8. Ocean Blues
  9. Island of Dreams

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On November 13, 1995.

On November 13, 1995, “A&M” label released “Ridiculous”, the eleventh Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Peter Smith and Glenn Tilbrook.

Personnel:

  • Chris Difford – guitar, backing vocals
  • Glenn Tilbrook – lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Keith Wilkinson – bass, backing vocals
  • Kevin Wilkinson – drums
  • Chris Braide – background vocals
  • Cathy Dennis – co-lead vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook except where noted.

  1. Electric Trains
  2. Heaven Knows
  3. Grouch of the Day
  4. Walk Away
  5. This Summer
  6. Got to Me – Keith Wilkinson
  7. Long Face
  8. I Want You
  9. Daphne
  10. Lost for Words
  11. Great Escape
  12. Temptation for Love
  13. Sound Asleep
  14. Fingertips

On November 8, 1971.

On November 8, 1971, “A&M” label released “I Wrote a Simple Song”, the sixth Billy Preston studio album. It was recorded February, August and September 1971, at “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Billy Preston.

Personnel:

  • Billy Preston – vocals, piano, Hammond organ, keyboards
  • David T. Walker – electric guitar
  • George Harrison – guitar, dobro
  • Manuel Kellough – drums
  • King Errisson – congas, percussion
  • Rocky Peoples – tenor saxophone
  • Carlos Garnette – trumpet
  • Quincy Jones – string and horn arrangements
  • Clydie King, Douglas Gibbs, Duane Rogers, Eugene Bryant, Jesse Kirkland, Merry Clayton, Myrna Matthews, Patrice Holloway, Sherrell Atwood, Venetta Fields – backing vocals,
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Jim McCrary – photography
  • Tommy Vicari – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Preston and Joe Green, except where noted.

  1. Should Have Known Better
  2. I Wrote a Simple Song
  3. John Henry – Billy Preston, Robert Sam
  4. Without a Song – William Rose, Edward Eliscu, Vincent Youmans
  5. The Bus
  6. Outa-Space
  7. The Looner Tune – Billy Preston, Joe Greene, Jesse Kirkland
  8. You Done Got Older – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
  9. Swing Down Chariot – traditional; arranged by Billy Preston, Joe Greene
  10. God Is Great
  11. My Country, ‘Tis of Thee – traditional

On November 7, 1977.

On November 7, 1977, “A&M” label released “A Pauper in Paradise”, the fifth Gino Vannelli studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “AIR Studios”, and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Gino Vanelli, and Joe Vanelli.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli – lead vocals, arranger
  • Joe Vannelli – Fender Rhodes, synthesizers, acoustic piano, synthesizer programming, backing vocals; synthesizer, arstring and brass arrangements
  • Bill Meyers – acoustic piano, synthesizers, synth bass, backing vocals
  • Chris Rhyne – keyboards, synth bass
  • Mark Davis – bass guitar
  • Casey Scheuerell – drums
  • John J. Mandel – timpani, percussion
  • Dido Morris – congas, bongos
  • Dick Morrissey – tenor saxophone
  • Don Sebesky – orchestration, conductor
  • Barry Griffiths – orchestra leader
  • The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – orchestra
  • Joanie Bartels – backing vocals
  • Joanne Jayde – backing vocals
  • Jay Stone – backing vocals
  • The John McCarthy Choir – choir
  • Norm Kinney; John Kurlander – engineer
  • Steve Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Jon Kelly – remixi
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Fabio Nicola, Roland Young – art direction
  • Joanne Jayde – design
  • Beth Kelly – poster photography
  • Paul McCreath – back cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli.

  1. Mardi Gras
  2. Valleys of Valhalla
  3. The Surest Things Can Change
  4. One Night with You
  5. A Song and Dance
  6. Black and Blue
  7. A Pauper in Paradise (In Four Movements)

On November 1, 1971.

On November 1, 1971, “A&M” label released “Footprint”, the second Gary Wright studio album. It was recorded in 1971, in London and New York City, and was produced by Gary Wright.

Personnel:

  • Gary Wright – vocals, keyboards, acoustic guitar
  • George Harrison – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Hugh McCracken – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue – electric guitar, percussion
  • Mick Jones – guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Tom Duffy – bass
  • Alan White – drums, percussion, harpsichord
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums
  • Colin Allen – drums, percussion
  • Bryson Graham – drums
  • Bobby Keys – tenor saxophone
  • Jim Price – trumpet, trombone
  • King Curtis – saxophone
  • John Barham – string arrangements
  • Doris Troy, Nanette Newman, Madeline Bell, Liza Strike, Barry St John, P. P. Arnold, Jimmy Thomas – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Wright.

  1. Give Me the Good Earth
  2. Two Faced Man
  3. Love to Survive
  4. Whether It’s Right or Wrong
  5. Stand for Our Rights
  6. Fascinating Things
  7. Forgotten
  8. If You Treat Someone Right

On September 21, 1976.

On September 21, 1976, “A&M” label released “The Gist of the Gemini”, the fourth Gino Vannelli studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, and Geoff Emerick.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, clavinet, arrangements
  • Joe Vannelli– acoustic and electric pianos, clavinet, synthesizers, string, and brass arrangements
  • Richard Baker – organ, synthesizers, synth bass, string, and brass arrangements
  • Jay Graydon– electric guitar
  • Ross Vannelli – guitar, backing vocals
  • Graham Lear– drums
  • John J. Mandell – timpani, percussion
  • Dido Morris – congas, cuica, timbales
  • Dianne Brooks– backing vocals
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • The John McCarthy Choir – backing vocals
  • Geoff Emmerick – engineer
  • Jon Kelly, Steve Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Norm Kinney – remixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Fabio Nicola – art direction
  • Clive Arrowsmith, Gered Mankowitz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli.

  1. Love of My Life
  2. Ugly Man
  3. A New Fix for ’76
  4. Omens of Love
  5. Fly into This Night
  6. War Suite
  7. Prelude to the War
  8. The Battle Cry
  9. To the War
  10. Carnal Question
  11. After the Last Battle
  12. To the War (Reflection)
  13. Summers of My Life

 

On September 14, 1993.

On September 14, 1993, “A&M” label released “Some Fantastic Place”, the tenth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 1993, in London, and was produced by Peter Smith, Paul Carrack, Chris Difford, Glen Tilbrook, Pete Thomas, and Keith Wilkinson.

Personnel:

  • Paul Carrack– lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Chris Difford– guitar, backing vocals
  • Glenn Tilbrook– lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards, sitar, balalaika, percussion
  • Pete Thomas– drums, percussion
  • Keith Wilkinson– lead and backing, bass, ukulele
  • Chris Braide– backing vocals
  • Marilyn McFarlane – backing vocals
  • Pete Smith – backing vocals
  • Frank Mead, Martin Drover, Neil Sidwell, Nick Pentelow – horns
  • Catherine Martin, Lucy Griffith, Rebecca Jones, Tanera Dawkins – strings

Track listing:

 All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook except where noted.

  1. Everything in the World
  2. Some Fantastic Place
  3. Third Rail
  4. Loving You Tonight
  5. It’s Over
  6. Cold Shoulder
  7. Talk to Him
  8. Jolly Comes Home
  9. Images of Loving
  10. True Colours (The Storm) – Keith Wilkinson
  11. Pinocchio