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In June 1985.

In June 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “B-Movie Matinee”, the second Nile Rodgers studio album. It was recorded in 1985, at “The Power Station” and “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Nile Rodgers and Tommy “Rock” Jymi.

Personnel:

  • Nile Rodgers – lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Alfa Anderson – lead and backing vocals
  • Frank Simms, George Simms, David Spinner, Curtis King – backing vocals
  • Tommy Jymi, Rob Sabino – keyboards
  • Jimmy Bralower – guitars, bass, drums
  • James Farber – recording, mixing
  • Eric Mahler – second engineer
  • Bobby Warner, Malcolm Pollack, Josh Abbey – additional engineers
  • Steve Rinkoff, Dave Greenberg, Ira McLaughlin, Dan Nash – additional second engineers
  • Joe Sidore, Gus “Nan Desuka” Skinas – digital engineering
  • Budd Tunnick, Kevin Jones – production managers
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Mick Haggerty – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Nile Rodgers, except where noted.

  1. Plan-9 – Nile Rodgers, Jimmy Bralower
  2. State Your Mind – Martin Celay
  3. The Face in The Window – Eric Lowen, Rick Boston, Dan Navarro
  4. Doll Squad
  5. Let’s Go Out Tonight
  6. Groove Master
  7. Wavelength
  8. Stay Out Of The Light

On January 8, 1976.

On January 8, 1976, “Atlantic” label released “Songs for the New Depression”, the third Bette Midler studio album. It was recorded 1972 – 1976, at “Secret Sound Studio” New York, N.Y., “Electric Lady” and “Media Sound Studios” in New York, N.Y., “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York, N.Y., and was produced by Bette Midler, Joel Dorn, Ahmet Ertegün, Arif Mardin, Mark “Moogy” Klingman, and Jack Malken.

Personnel:

  • Bette Midler – lead and backing vocals, assistant engineer
  • Glaswegians Orchestra – arranged and conducted by Arif Mardin
  • Moogy Klingman – piano, electric piano, RMI Computer keyboard, Mini Korg synthesizer, harmonica, arranger and conductor
  • Ralph Schuckett – acoustic piano, clavinet, organ, Sound City piano, harmonium, string ensemble, arranger, conductor
  • Bob Dylan – vocals 
  • Dick Hyman – piano
  • David Spinozza – guitar
  • Jerry Friedman – guitar
  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Webster – slide guitar 
  • Rick Derringer – pedal steel guitar
  • Eric Weissberg – banjo, mandolin
  • Don Brooks – harmonica
  • Sivuca – accordion
  • Dominic Cortese – accordion
  • Boris Matusewitch – concertina
  • John Siegler – bass guitar 
  • Milt Hinton – acoustic bass, bass guitar
  • John Miller – acoustic bass
  • Teddy Sommer – drums, percussion
  • Mark Rosengarden – drums, percussion
  • Steve Gadd – drums
  • John Wilcox – drums 
  • Barbara Burton – percussion
  • Angel Allende – percussion
  • Jack Malken – additional percussion
  • Norman Pride – conga
  • Randy Brecker – horns, trumpet solo
  • Michael Brecker – horns
  • Barry Rogers – horns
  • Mel Davis – trumpet
  • William Siapin – flute
  • John Lissauer – saxophone, chimes, arranger, conductor
  • David Nadien – strings
  • Barry Finclair – strings
  • Raul Poliakin – strings
  • Tony Posk – strings
  • Gene Orloff – strings
  • Harry Lookofsky – strings
  • Charles McCracken – strings
  • Jessy Levy – strings
  • Harry Lookofsky – violin
  • Matthew Raimondi – violin
  • Emanuel Green – violin
  • Kenny Kosek – fiddle
  • Luther Vandross – arranger, backing vocals
  • Dianne Sumler – backing vocals
  • David Lasley – backing vocals
  • Erin Dickins – backing vocals
  • Annie Sutton – backing vocals
  • Donny Beard – backing vocals
  • Charlotte Crossley – backing vocals
  • Leata Galloway – backing vocals
  • Ben Harney – backing vocals
  • Rhetta Hughes – backing vocals
  • Thomas Moore – backing vocals
  • Ula Hedwig – backing vocals
  • Sharon Redd – backing vocals
  • Ramona Stubblefield – backing vocals
  • Clifford Townsend – backing vocals
  • Revelation – backing vocals
  • Rosie – backing vocals
  • Gotham – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin – arranger, conductor, backing vocals, remix
  • Marty Nelson – vocal arranger
  • Jan Rathbun – engineer
  • Jack Malken – recording and remix engineer
  • Lew Hahn – recording and remix engineer
  • Gerry Block – assistant engineer
  • Dave Wittman – assistant engineer
  • Deborah Turbville – photography
  • Michaele Vollbracht – shopping bag
  • Kenn Duncan – poster photos
  • Richard Amsel – inner sleeve illustration

Track listing:

  1. Strangers in the Night – Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder
  2. I Don’t Want the Night to End – Phoebe Snow
  3. Mr. Rockefeller – Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler
  4. Old Cape Cod – Claire Rothrock, Allan Jeffrey, Milton Yakus
  5. Buckets of Rain – Bob Dylan
  6. Love Says It’s Waiting – Nick Holmes
  7. Shiver Me Timbers / Samedi et Vendredi – Tom Waits, Bette Midler, Moogy Klingman
  8. No Jestering – Carlton Malcolm
  9. Tragedy – Gerald Nelson, Fred Burch
  10. Marahuana – Arthur Jonston, Sam Coslow
  11. Let Me Just Follow Behind – Moogy Klingman

On April 1, 1968.

On April 1, 1968, “Vortex” label released “Life Between the Exit Signs”, the debut Keith Jarrett album. It was recorded on May 4, 1967, at “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett- piano
  • Charlie Haden- double-bass
  • Paul Motian- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Keith Jarrett, except where noted.

  1. Lisbon Stomp
  2. Love No. 1
  3. Love No. 2
  4. Everything I Love – Cole Porter
  5. Margot
  6. Long Time Gone (But Not Withdrawn)
  7. Life Between the Exit Signs
  8. Church Dreams

 

On October 1, 1975.

On October 1, 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Changes One”, the 47th Charles Mingus album. It was recorded in December 1974, at “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Ilhan Mimaroglu.

Personnel:

  • Charles Mingus– bass
  • Jack Walrath– trumpet
  • George Adams– tenor saxophone
  • Don Pullen– piano
  • Dannie Richmond– drums
  • Nesuhi Ertegün– executive producer
  • Gene Paul– recording engineer
  • Paula Scher– cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Charles Mingus except where noted.

  1. Remember Rockefeller at Attica
  2. Sue’s Changes
  3. Devil Blues – George Adams, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Charlie Mingus
  4. Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love

 

In August 1974.

In August 1974, “Atlantic” label released “AWB”, the second Average White Band studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City and “Cand Criteria Sound Studios” in Miami, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Alan Gorrie– lead and co-lead vocals, background vocals, bass, guitar
  • Hamish Stuart– lead and background vocals, guitar, bass
  • Roger Ball– keyboards, alto and baritone saxophones, horns arrangements
  • Molly Duncan– tenor saxophone
  • Onnie McIntyre – background vocals, guitar
  • Robbie McIntosh– drums, percussion
  • Ralph MacDonald– congas, percussion
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker, Marvin Stamm, Mel Davis – trumpet
  • Glenn Ferris– trombone
  • Ken Bichel– mellotron
  • Gene Paul- mixing, engineering
  • Lewis Hahn, Karl Richardson, Steve Klein, Ron Albert, Howard Albert, Jimmy Douglass, Bobby Warner – engineering
  • Dennis King – masteringengineer
  • Arif Mardin– mixing
  • Alan Pariser – direction
  • Alan Gorrie – logo concept
  • Tim Bruckner – front cover drawing
  • Barry Feinstein- design, photography

Track listing:

  1. You Got It – Roger Ball, Hamish Stuart, Alan Gorrie
  2. Got the Love – Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball, Robbie McIntosh
  3. Pick Up the Pieces – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball, Molly Duncan, Onnie McIntyre, Robbie McIntosh, Ralph MacDonald
  4. Person to Person – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball, Molly Duncan, Onnie McIntyre, Robbie McIntosh, Ralph MacDonald
  5. Work to Do – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  6. Nothing You Can Do – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball
  7. Just Wanna Love You Tonight – Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie
  8. Keepin’ It to Myself – Alan Gorrie
  9. I Just Can’t Give You Up – Hamish Stuart
  10. There’s Always Someone Waiting – Alan Gorrie

On November 15, 1970.

loaded

On November 15, 1970, “Atlantic” label released “Loaded”, the fourth Velvet Underground studio album. It was recorded April–August 1970, at “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Geoff Haslam, Shel Kagan and The Velvet Underground. In 2012,  “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Loaded” at number 110 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed– vocals lead guitar, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Doug Yule– bass, piano, keyboards, lead guitar, fuzz bass, drums, percussion, lead and backing vocals
  • Sterling Morrison– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, possible backing vocals
  • Maureen Tucker– drums, vocals
  • Adrian Barber– drums
  • Tommy Castagnaro – drums
  • Billy Yule– drums
  • Adrian Barber – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Lou Reed except where noted.

  1. Who Loves the Sun – Sterling Morrison, Lou Reed, Doug Yule
  2. Sweet Jane
  3. Rock & Roll – Sterling Morrison, Lou Reed, Doug Yule
  4. Cool It Down – Lou Reed, Doug Yule
  5. New Age
  6. Head Held High
  7. Lonesome Cowboy Bill – Sterling Morrison, Lou Reed, Doug Yule
  8. I Found a Reason
  9. Train Round the Bend
  10. Oh! Sweet Nuthin – Lou Reed, Doug Yule

On June 20, 1978.

Foreigner_-_Double_Vision

On June 20, 1978, “Atlantic” label released “Double Vision”, the second Foreigner studio album. It was recorded December 1977 – March 1978,at “Atlantic Recording Studios”, and was produced by Keith Olsen.

Personnel:

  • Lou Gramm– lead vocals, percussion
  • Mick Jones– guitar, backing vocals, piano, lead vocals
  • Ian McDonald– guitar, reeds, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Al Greenwood– keyboards, synthesizers
  • Ed Gagliardi– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott– drums, backing vocals
  • Ian Lloyd– backing vocals
  • Engineer:Keith Olsen
  • Assistant Engineer:Randy Mason
  • Mixing Engineer:Jimmy Douglass assisted by Randy Mason

Track listing:

  1. Hot Blooded – Lou Gramm,Mick Jones
  2. Blue Morning, Blue Day – Mick Jones,Lou Gramm
  3. You’re All I Am – Mick Jones
  4. Back Where You Belong – Mick Jones
  5. Love Has Taken Its Toll – Lou Gramm,Ian McDonald
  6. Double Vision – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  7. Tramontane – Al Greenwood, Mick Jones, Ian McDonald
  8. I Have Waited So Long – Mick Jones
  9. Lonely Children – Mick Jones
  10. Spellbinder – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones

 

On March 10, 1967.

Aretha_Franklin_–_I_Never_Loved_a_Man_the_Way_I_Love_You

On March 10, 1967, “Atlantic” label released “I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You”, the eleventh Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in January and February, 1967 at “Fame Studio”, “Muscle Shoals” and “Atlantic Recording Studios”, in New York, and was produced by Jerry Wexler.  In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 83 ranking on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Chips Moman– guitar
  • Dewey Oldham– keyboards
  • Tommy Cogbill– bass
  • Gene Chrisman – drums
  • Charles Chalmers– tenor saxophone
  • King Curtis– tenor saxophone
  • Charles Chalmers– tenor saxophone
  • Willie Bridges – baritone saxophone
  • Melvin Lastie – trumpet, cornet
  • Carolyn Franklin– background vocals
  • Erma Franklin- background vocals
  • Cissy Houston– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Respect – Otis Redding
  2. Drown in My Own Tears – Henry Glover
  3. I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) – Ronnie Shannon
  4. Soul Serenade – Curtis Ousley, Luther Dixon
  5. Don’t Let Me Lose This Dream – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
  6. Baby, Baby, Baby – Aretha Franklin, Carolyn Franklin
  7. Dr. Feelgood (Love Is a Serious Business – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
  8. Good Times – Sam Cooke
  9. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man – Dan Penn, Chips Moman
  10. Save Me – Curtis Ousley, Aretha Franklin, Carolyn Franklin
  11. A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke

 

On March 8, 1977.

Foreigner

On March 8, 1977, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled,  debut Foreigner studio album. It was recorded in November 1976 at “The Hit Factory” and “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York, and was produced by John Sinclair, Gary Lyons, Mick Jones and Ian McDonald. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 5× Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Lou Gramm– lead vocals, percussion
  • Mick Jones– leaf vocals, guitar, backing vocals, keyboards,
  • Ian McDonald- guitar, horns, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Al Greenwood– keyboards, synthesizer
  • Ed Gagliardi– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dennis Elliott– drums, backing vocals
  • Ian Lloyd –backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Feels Like the First Time – Mick Jones
  2. Cold as Ice – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  3. Starrider – Al Greenwood, Mick Jones
  4. Headknocker – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones
  5. The Damage Is Done – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm
  6. Long, Long Way from Home – Mick Jones, Lou Gramm, Ian McDonald
  7. Woman Oh Woman – Mick Jones
  8. At War with the World – Mick Jones
  9. Fool for You Anyway – Mick Jones
  10. I Need You – Lou Gramm, Mick Jones