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In May 1975.

In May 1975, “Milestone” label released “Canyon Lady”, the 17th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1973, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, US, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Mark Levine – acoustic piano
  • George Duke – electric piano
  • John Heard – double bass
  • Eric Gravatt – drums
  • Carmelo Garcia – timbales
  • Victor Pantoja – congas
  • Francisco Aguabella – congas
  • Julian Priester – trombone
  • Nicholas Tenbroek – trombone
  • Luis Gasca – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Oscar Brashear – trumpet
  • John Hunt – trumpet
  • Hadley Caliman – flute, tenor sax
  • Ray Pizzi – flute
  • Vincent Denham – flute
  • Jim Stern – recording engineer
  • Tony Lane – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Tres Palabras – Osvaldo Farres
  2. Las Palmas – Joe Henderson
  3. Canyon Lady – Mark Levine
  4. All Things Considered – Mark Levine

In December 1973.

In December 1973, “Milestone” label released “Butterfly Dreams”, the second Flora Purim studio album. It was recorded in December 1973, at “fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Flora Purim – vocals, arrangements 
  • George Duke – electric piano, ARP synthesizer, clavinet, piano, arrangements
  • David Amaro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Stanley Clarke – Fender electric bass, acoustic bass, arrangements
  • Ernie Hood – zither
  • Joe Henderson – flute, tenor saxophone
  • Airto Moreira – drums, percussion
  • Jim Stern – engineering
  • Eddie Bill Harris – engineering
  • David Turner – mastering
  • Anthony Samuel Lane – art direction, design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Dr. Jive Pt. I – Stanley Clarke
  2. Butterfly Dreams – lyrics by Neville Potter, music by Stanley Clarke
  3. Dindi – lyrics by Aloisio de Oliveira, music by Antonio Carlos Jobim
  4. Summer Night – Harry Warren, Al Dubin
  5. Love Reborn – lyrics by Flora Purim, music by George Duke
  6. Moon Dreams – lyrics by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, music by Egberto Gismonti
  7. Dr. Jive Pt. II – Stanley Clarke
  8. Light as a Feather – lyrics by Flora Purim, music by Stanley Clarke

On April 21, 1986.

On April 21, 1986, “Columbia” label released “Raised on Radio”, the ninth Journey studio album. It was recorded October – December 1985, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Steve Perry.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- lead vocals
  • Neal Schon- guitars, keyboard, guitar synth, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, backing vocals, additional vocal co-production
  • Randy Jackson- bass, backing vocals
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Larrie Londin– drum
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Dan Hull – saxophone, harp
  • Steve Minkins – percussion
  • Jim Gaines – associate producer, engineer
  • Mark McKenna – engineer
  • Steve Rinkoff– engineer
  • Robert Missbach – assistant engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Randy Goodrum- additional vocal co-production
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering, re-mastering
  • Brian Lee – remastering

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain and Neal Schon, except where noted.

  1. Girl Can’t Help It
  2. Positive Touch
  3. Suzanne – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  4. Be Good to Yourself
  5. Once You Love Somebody
  6. Happy to Give
  7. Raised on Radio
  8. I’ll Be Alright Without You
  9. It Could Have Been You
  10. The Eyes of a Woman
  11. Why Can’t This Night Go on Forever – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain

On February 1, 1983.

On February 1, 1983, “Columbia” label released “Frontiers”, the eighth Journey studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Mike Stone and Kevin Elson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- lead vocals
  • Neal Schon- lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Ross Valory- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Smith- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Randy Jackson- bass guitar
  • Mike Stone- engineer, mixing
  • Kevin Elson – mixing
  • Wally Buck – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  2. Send Her My Love – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  3. Chain Reaction – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  4. After the Fall – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  5. Faithfully – Jonathan Cain
  6. Edge of the Blade – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  7. Troubled Child – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  8. Back Talk – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Steve Smith
  9. Frontiers – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Steve Smith
  10. Rubicon – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain

On June 16, 2009.

On June 16, 2009, “Mack Avenue” label released “Kind of Brown”, the eight Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – acoustic bass
  • Steve Wilson– alto, soprano saxophone
  • Warren Wolf, Jr.– vibes
  • Eric Reed– piano
  • Carl Allen– drums
  • Justin Gerrish – engineer
  • Jesse Nichols – assistant engineer
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Gretchen Carhartt Valade – executive producer
  • Raj Naik – design
  • Keith Henry Brown – illustration
  • Orrin Keepnews– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Brother Mister
  2. Theme for Kareem – Freddie Hubbard
  3. Rainbow Wheel
  4. Starbeam
  5. Used ‘Ta Could
  6. The Shade of the Cedar Tree
  7. Pursuit of Peace – Eric Scott Reed
  8. Uncle James
  9. Stick & Move
  10. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh

 

 

On May 18, 1989.

On May 18, 1989, “Warner Bros” label released “Nearly Human”, the twelve Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded June 1988 – February 1989, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley and “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, arranger, artwork, typography
  • Brent Bourgeois– keyboards
  • Larry Tagg – bass guitar
  • Jimmy Pugh – Hammond organ
  • Roger Powell – synthesizer
  • Lyle Workman– guitar
  • Scott Mathews– vocals
  • Bobby Womack- vocals
  • Narada Michael Walden– choirmaster
  • Clarence Clemons- backing vocals
  • Byron Allred – keyboards
  • Michael Pluznick- congas, shekere and percussion
  • Paul Shaghoian – trumpet
  • Mike Rose – trumpet
  • John Tenney – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren, except where noted.

  1. The Want of a Nail
  2. The Waiting Game
  3. Parallel Lines
  4. Two Little Hitlers – Elvis Costello
  5. Can’t Stop Running
  6. Unloved Children
  7. Fidelity
  8. Feel It – Todd Rundgren, The Tubes, Vince Welnick
  9. Hawking
  10. I Love my Life

 

In December 1976.

In December 1976, “Milestone” label released “Pastels”, the ninth Ron Carter album. It was recorded in October 1976, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Retrac.

Personnel:

  • Ron Carter- bass, piccolo bass, arranger
  • Kenny Barron- piano
  • Hugh McCracken- electric and acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Harvey Mason- drums
  • Sanford Allen – concertmaster
  • Virginia Baker, Myra Bucky, Fei-Pang Ching, Ronald Erickson, Daniel Kobialka, Roy Oakley Jr., Nathan Rubin, Emily Van Valkenburgh, Mark Volkert – violin
  • Arthur Bauch, Denis DeCoteau, Daniel Yale – viola
  • Garfield Moore, Kermit Moore, Melinda Ross – cello
  • Don Sebesky- conductor, arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Carter

  1. Woolaphant
  2. Ballad
  3. One Bass Rag
  4. Pastels
  5. 12 + 12

 

On October 30, 1989.

On October 30, 1989, “Relativity Records” label released “Flying in a Blue Dream”, the third Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, “Hyde Street Studios”, “Different Fur Studios”,  “Coast Recorders”, “Alpha & Omega Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and John Cuniberti.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani – guitars,  vocals, banjo,  keyboards,  percussion, programming, pre-production, programming,  bass,  harmonica, arrangement
  • John Cuniberti – sitar, percussion, engineering
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion, pre-production programming
  • Bongo Bob Smith – drums, percussion, pre-production programming
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Stuart Hamm– bass
  • Pete Scatturro – programming, sound design
  • Stephen Hart, Chad Munsey, David Plank, Michael Rosen, Michael Semanick, Matt Wallace,Tom Size, David Luke – engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Flying in a Blue Dream
  2. The Mystical Potato Head Groove Thing
  3. Can’t Slow Down
  4. Headless
  5. Strange
  6. I Believe
  7. One Big Rush
  8. Big Bad Moon
  9. The Feeling
  10. The Phone Call
  11. Day at the Beach (New Rays from an Ancient Sun)
  12. Back to Shalla-Bal
  13. Ride
  14. The Forgotten (Part One)
  15. The Forgotten (Part Two)
  16. The Bells of Lal (Part One)
  17. The Bells of Lal (Part Two)
  18. Into the Light

On May 24, 2011.

On May 24, 2011, “Nomota LLC” label released “Eclipse”, the 14th Journey studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, “The Blue Loft” in County Q, Nashville and “Quad Nashville” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Kevin Shirley, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain.

Personnel:

  • Arnel Pineda– lead vocals
  • Neal Schon– lead guitars, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain– keyboards, rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Ross Valory– bass, backing vocals
  • Deen Castronovo– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • David Kalmusky- engineer, mixing, mastering
  • James McCullagh, Alberto Hernandez, Jesse Nichols – engineers
  • Casey Barker, Jason Hall, Brett Lind, Alex Dolphin – assistant engineers
  • Travis Shinn- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain except where noted.

  1. City of Hope
  2. Edge of the Moment
  3. Chain of Love
  4. Tantra
  5. Anything Is Possible
  6. Resonate
  7. She’s a Mystery – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Arnel Pineda
  8. Human Feel
  9. Ritual
  10. To Whom it May Concern – Arnel Pineda, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  11. Someone
  12. Venus – Neal Schon

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Paramount” label released “Lost in the Ozone”, the debut  Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen album. The studio selections were recorded April – July 1971 at “Pacific High Recording Studios” in Ann Arbor, Michigan , “Long Branch Saloon” and “New Monk” in Berkeley, California, and the live selections were recorded in July 1971, at the “Long Branch Saloon” and “New Monk” in Berkeley. The album was produced by Bob Cohen and George Frayne.

Personnel:

  • George Frayne (Commander Cody) – piano, vocals
  • John Tichy– rhythm guitar, lead and harmony vocals
  • Andy Stein– fiddle, saxophone
  • Lance Dickerson – drums
  • “Buffalo” Bruce Barlow – Fender bass, acoustic bass, harmony vocals
  • Bill Kirchen– lead guitar, trombone, lead and harmony vocals
  • Billy C. Farlow – lead vocals, harmonica
  • West Virginia Creeper (Steve Davis) – pedal steel guitar
  • Jack Black- backing vocals, guitar
  • Bob Cohen – engineer
  • Phil Sawyer – mixer
  • Chris Frayne – front cover
  • Dennis Anderson – rear cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by George Frayne and Billy C. Farlow; except where noted.

  1. Back to Tennessee
  2. Wine Do Yer Stuff
  3. Seeds and Stems (Again)
  4. Daddy’s Gonna Treat You Right – Billy C. Farlow
  5. Family Bible – Walt Breeland, Paul Buskirk, Claude Gray
  6. Home in My Hand – Ronnie Self
  7. Lost in the Ozone – Billy C. Farlow
  8. Midnight Shift – Jimmie Ainsworth, Earl Bud Lee
  9. Hot Rod Lincoln – S. Stevenson, Charlie Ryan
  10. What’s the Matter Now? (live) – Billy C. Farlow
  11. Twenty Flight Rock – (live) – Eddie Cochran, Ned Fairchild
  12. Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar (live) – Hughie Prince, Don Raye, Eleanore Sheehy