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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Columbia” label released “Middle Man”, the ninth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Bill Schnee.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitars, vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Carlos Santana- guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Don Grolnick- piano, keyboards
  • Joe Vitale- drums
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards, clavinet
  • David Hungate- bass
  • Steve Lukather- guitars
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • David Paich- organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Ray Parker, Jr.- guitars
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Adrian Tapia – saxophone
  • Bill Thedford – background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
  • Oren Waters- background vocals
  • Paulette Brown – background vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- background vocals
  • Chuck “Fingers” Irwin – background vocals
  • David Lasley- background vocals
  • Bill Champlin- background vocals
  • Charlotte Crossley – background vocals
  • Venetta Fields- background vocals
  • Sharon Redd- background vocals
  • Larry Fast, Michael Boddicker, Steve Porcaro- synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by David Foster and Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Jojo – David Foster, David Lasley, Boz Scaggs
  2. Breakdown Dead Ahead
  3. Simone
  4. You Can Have Me Anytime
  5. Middle Man
  6. Do Like You Do in New York – Boz Scaggs
  7. Angel You
  8. Isn’t It Time – Boz Scaggs
  9. You Got Some Imagination – Steve Lukather, Scaggs, Bill Schnee

 

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On September 10, 1991.

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On September 10, 1991, “Vertigo” label released “On Every Street”, the sixth and final Dire Straits studio album. It was recorded November 1990 – May 1991, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Mark Knopfler and Alan Clark. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Finland by Musiikkituottajat; Diamond in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 4 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; 4 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”: 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI” and Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnelark Knopfler– vocals, guitar

  • John Illsley– bass
  • Alan Clark– organ, piano, synthesizer
  • Guy Fletcher– synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Chris White– flute, saxophone
  • Danny Cummings– percussion
  • Paul Franklin– pedal steel guitar, acoustic lap steel
  • Vince Gill– guitar, backing vocals
  • Manu Katché– percussion, drums
  • George Martin– conductor, string arrangements
  • Phil Palmer– guitar
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Chuck Ainlay– engineer
  • Bill Schnee– engineer
  • Steve Orchard – assistant engineer
  • Jack Joseph Puig– assistant engineer
  • Andy Strange – assistant engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– mixing
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Jo Motta – project coordinator
  • Paul Williams – photography
  • Sutton Cooper – design
  • Paul Cummins – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler.

  1. Calling Elvis
  2. On Every Street
  3. When it Comes to You
  4. Fade to Black
  5. The Bug
  6. You and Your Friend
  7. Heavy Fuel
  8. Iron Hand
  9. Ticket to Heaven
  10. My Parties
  11. Planet of new Orleans
  12. How Long