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On July 9, 1995.

On July 9, 1995, “Arista” label “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?”, the thirtieth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – May 1995,at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, “The Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, “United Sound Systems” in Detroit, “Right Track Recording” and “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, David A. Stewart and  Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards
  • Preston Glass– backing vocals, keyboards, keyboard vibes
  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals
  • Nat Adderley Jr.– keyboards
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer
  • Annie Lennox– lead vocals, keyboards
  • David A. Stewart– keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond organ
  • Corrado Rustici– guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Ray Gomez – guitar solo
  • Doc Powell– guitar
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitar
  • Carlos Santana– guitar solo
  • Randy Jackson– synth bass, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, percussion, acoustic piano, keyboards
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Shelly Yakus – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Gigi Gonaway– tambourine
  • The Santana Rhythm Section– percussion
  • Andy Narell – steel drums
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Paul Riser– string arrangements
  • Dizzy Gillespie– trumpet solo
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin– backing vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap– backing vocals
  • Vicki Randle– backing vocals
  • Sylvester– backing vocals
  • Jeanie Tracy – backing vocals
  • Martha Wash– backing vocals
  • Laundon Von Hendricks – backing vocals
  • Nikita Germaine – backing vocals
  • The Charles Williams Singers – choir
  • Craig Thomas – backing vocals
  • Karen Benington – backing vocals
  • Sandra Feva – backing vocals
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Sephra Herman – production coordination
  • Clive Davis– executive producer
  • Don Smith – engineer, mixing
  • Josh Abbey – engineer
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Adam Williams – engineer
  • Jay Willis – assistant engineer
  • Moira Marquis – second engineer
  • Ray Pyle – second engineer
  • Paul Hamingson – second engineer
  • Gordon Logan – second engineer
  • Dominick Celani – assistant engineer
  • Dana Chappelle – second engineer
  • Tim Crich – second engineer
  • Maureen Droney – second engineer
  • Michael Brauer – additional mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Stephen Marcussen– original mastering
  • David A. Stewart – mixing
  • John Pinderhughes – photography
  • Donn Davenport – art direction
  • Artis Lane – painting

Track listing:

  1. Freeway of Love – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  2. Another Night – Beppe Cantarelli, Roy Freeland
  3. Sweet Bitter Love – Van McCoy
  4. Who’s Zoomin’ Who – Aretha Franklin, Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  5. Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart
  6. Until You Say You Love Me – Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  7. Ain’t Nobody Ever Loved You – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  8. Push – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  9. Integrity – Aretha Franklin
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In February 1984.

In February 1984, “Atlantic” label released “Parting Should Be Painless”, the fifth Roger Daltrey studio album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Mike Thorne.

Personnel:

  • Roger Daltrey – leadand background vocals; harmonica
  • Chris Spedding– guitars
  • Mick Gallagher– keyboards
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Norman Watt-Roy– bass guitar
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Mike Thorne– synthesizers
  • Robert Medici – marimba
  • David Tofani – clarinet
  • Billy Nicholls– backing vocals
  • James Biondolillo – string and horn arrangements
  • Harvey Goldberg, John Brand, Don Wershba, Lincoln Clapp – engineer
  • Graham Hughes – photography

Track listing:

  1. Walking in My Sleep – Jack Green, Leslie Adey
  2. Parting Should Be Painless – Kit Hain
  3. Is There Anybody Out There? – Nicky Chinn, Steve Glen
  4. Would a Stranger Do? – Steve Andrews, Simon Climie
  5. Going Strong – Bryan Ferry
  6. Looking for You – Kit Hain
  7. Somebody Told Me – Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart
  8. One Day – Gerald Milne
  9. How Does the Cold Wind Cry – Colin Towns
  10. Don’t Wait on the Stairs – Steve Swindells

On November 14, 1983.

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On November 14, 1983, “RCA” label released “Touch”, the third Eurythmics studio album. It was recorded in 1983. at “The Church” in London, and was produced by David A. Stewart. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 493 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox- vocals, flute, percussion, keyboard, arranger
  • Dave Stewart- vocals, dulcimer, bass, guitar, drum programming, keyboard, xylophone, sequencing, arranger
  • Dick Cuthell- trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn
  • Martin Dobson -baritone saxophone
  • Dean Garcia – bass
  • Michael Kamen- conductor
  • British Philharmonic– strings
  • Engineer: Jon Bavin
  • String arrangements: Michael Kamen
  • Art direction:Laurence Stevens
  • Design: Laurence Stevens
  • Cover design: Andrew Christian, Laurence Stevens
  • Photography: Brian Aris, Pete Ashworth

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except “Fame” by David Bowie, Carlos Alomar and John Lennon and “ABC (Freeform)” by David A. Stewart, Timothy Wheater, Nadine Masseron.

  1. Here Comes the Rain Again
  2. Regrets
  3. Right By Your Side
  4. Cool Blue
  5. Who’s That Girl
  6. The First Cut
  7. Aqua
  8. No Fear, No Hate, No Pain (No Broken Hearts)
  9. Paint a Rumour

On September 11, 1989.

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On September 11, 1989, “RCA” label released “We Too Are One”, the eighth Eurythmics album. It was recorded August 1988– May 1989, and was produced by David A. Stewart and Jimmy Iovine. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox– vocals
  • Dave Stewart– guitar, vocals
  • Olle Romo– drums
  • Pat Seymour – keyboards
  • Charlie Wilson– background vocals
  • Chucho Merchán– bass
  • Assistant producer: Tony Quinn
  • Engineers: Manu Guiot, Bruce Lampcov, Don Smith
  • Assistant engineers: Rob Jaczko, Lee Manning, Serge Pauchard
  • Mixing: Bruce Lampcov, Don Smith
  • Programming: Chucho Merchán
  • Design:Laurence Stevens
  • Photography:Jean Baptiste Mondino
  • Artwork: Laurence Stevens

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except where noted.

  1. We Two Are One
  2. The King and Queen of America
  3. (My My) Baby’s Gonna Cry
  4. Don’t Ask Me Why
  5. Angel
  6. Revival – Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Charlie Wilson, Patrick Seymour
  7. You Hurt Me (And I Hate You) – Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Chucho Merchan
  8. Sylvia
  9. How Long
  10. When the Day Goes Down

On June 30, 1986.

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On June 30, 1986, “RCA” label released “Revenge”, the sixth Eurythmics album. It was recorded July 1985 – May 1986, and was produced by David A. Stewart. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox- vocals, percussion, keyboard
  • Dave Stewart- guitar, keyboard, programming, vocals
  • Jon Bavin – keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Phil Chen- bass guitar
  • Gully – synthesizer, noise
  • Joniece Jamison- vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Kamen- strings, conductor, orchestration
  • John McKenzie- bass guitar
  • Patrick Seymour– keyboard
  • Jannick Top- bass guitar
  • Bernita Turner – vocals, background vocals
  • Jimmy “Z” Zavala- harmonica, saxophone
  • Serge Pauchard – engineer assistant
  • Manu Guiot – mixing

Track Listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Missionary Man
  2. Thorn in My Side
  3. When Tomorrow Comes – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart, Patrick Seymor
  4. The Last Time
  5. The Miracle of Love
  6. Let’s Go
  7. Take Your Pain Away
  8. A Little of You
  9. In This Town
  10. I Remember You

 

On April 29, 1985.

Eurythmics_-_Be_Yourself_Tonight

On April 29, 1985, “RCA” label release “Be Yourself Tonight”, the fifth Eurythmics album. It was recorded in January 1985, and was produced by David A. Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox – vocals, keyboards, keyboard sequencers, keyboard programming
  • David A. Stewart – electric and slide guitars , 6-string octave guitar, keyboards, sequencers, bass sequencer, drum programming, mixing
  • Dean Garcia– bass guitar, wood stomping
  • Olle Romo– drums, wood stomping
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • Benmont Tench– organ
  • Stevie Wonder– harmonica
  • Dave Plews – trumpet
  • Martin Dobson – saxophones
  • Sadie (and other uncredited performers) – gravel stomping
  • Adam Williams– drum programming
  • Michael Kamen– strings , celeste, keyboard
  • Aretha Franklin– vocals
  • Angel Cross – backing vocals
  • The Charles Williams Singers – backing vocals, gospel choir
  • Elvis Costello– harmony vocals
  • Don Smith, Adam Williams – engineers
  • Jay Willis – assistant engineer
  • Don Smith, Adam Williams
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Recorder: Shelly Yakus
  • Art direction: Laurence Stevens
  • Design: Laurence Stevens
  • Photography: Paul Fortune

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Would I Lie To You
  2. There Must Be an Angel (Playing With My Heart)
  3. I Love You Like a Ball and Chain
  4. Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves
  5. Conditioned Soul
  6. Adrian
  7. It’s Alright (Baby’s Coming Back)
  8. Here Comes That Sinking Feeling
  9. Better to Have Lost in Love (Than Never to Have Loved at All)

 

On October 16, 1981.

Eurythmics_-_In_the_Garden

On October 16, 1981, “RCA” label released “In the Garden”, the debut Eurythmics studio album.  It was recorded January – May 1981, at the Conny Plank studio in Cologne, and was produced by Plank and Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox – keyboards, synthesizer, flute, percussion, vocals
  • Dave Stewart- keyboards, synthesizer, bass guitar, guitar, background vocals
  • Clem Burke – drums
  • Holger Czukay – french horn, brass, thai stringed instrument, walking
  • Krista Fast – background vocals, laughs
  • Robert Görl – drums
  • Jaki Liebezeit – drums, horn, brass
  • Roger Pomphrey – guitar, background vocals, shouts
  • Markus Stockhausen – horn, brass
  • Tim Wheater- saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except “English Summer” and “Caveman Head” co-written by Roger Pomphrey.

  1. English Summer
  2. Belinda
  3. Take Me to Your Heart
  4. She’s Invisible Now
  5. Your Time Will Come
  6. Caveman Head
  7. Never Gonna Cry Again
  8. All the Young
  9. Sing – Sing
  10. Revenge