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On March 2, 1979.

On March 2, 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Thanks I’ll Eat It Here”, the only Lowell George solo album. It was recorded in 1078, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lowell George. The cover art, painted by Neon Park, is a version of Édouard Manet’s painting “Le déjeuner sur l’herbe” with Marlene Dietrich, Fidel Castro and Bob Dylan as the diners.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George – vocals, guitar
  • Bonnie Raitt- vocals
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards
  • Chuck Rainey- bass
  • Denny Christianson – keyboards, horns
  • David Foster- keyboards
  • Chilli Charles – drums
  • Nicky Hopkins- keyboards
  • Jim Price- horns
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Michael Baird- drums
  • Dennis Belfield – bass
  • Bobby Bruce – violin, guitar
  • Turner Stephen Bruton- guitar
  • Luis Damian – guitar, keyboards
  • Gordon DeWitty – keyboards, piano
  • Maxine Dixon – piano
  • Arthur Gerst – piano
  • Jimmy Greenspoon – guitar, piano
  • Roberto Gutierrez – vocals, guitar, drums
  • Richie Hayward- drums
  • Jerry Jumonville – saxophone, guitar
  • Ron Koss – guitar, engineering
  • Darrell Leonard – horn, vocals
  • Maxayn Lewis- vocals
  • David Paich- keyboards
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Dean Parks- guitar, keyboards
  • Bruce Paulson – keyboards
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, vocals
  • Herb Pedersen- vocals
  • Joel Peskin – vocals, saxophone
  • John Phillips- saxophone, drums
  • Peggy Sandvig – piano
  • James Self – tuba
  • Steve Madaio – horns
  • Floyd Sneed – drums, vocals
  • D. Souther- bass, vocals
  • Paul Stallworth – bass, guitar
  • Fred Tackett- guitar, vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – vocals
  • Donn Landee, George Massenburg– engineering
  • Billy Youdelman, Bruce Botnick, Doug Botnick – assistant engineer
  • Michael Ward – truck driver, drum tech
  • Brad Kanawyer, Michael Hollyfield – design
  • Elizabeth George, Bob Marks, Nancy Goldfarb – photography

Track listing:

  1. What Do You Want the Girl to Do – Allen Toussaint
  2. Honest Man – Lowell George, Fred Tackett
  3. Two Trains – Lowell George
  4. I Can’t Stand the Rain – Ann Peebles, Don Bryant, Bernie Miller
  5. Cheek to Cheek – Lowell George, Van Dyke Parks, Martin Kibbee (aka Fred Martin))
  6. Easy Money – Rickie Lee Jones
  7. Twenty Million Things – Lowell George, Jed Levy
  8. Find a River – Fred Tackett
  9. Himmler’s Ring – Jimmy Webb

 

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In July 1976.

In July 1976, “RCA” label released “Year of the Cat”, the seventh Al Stewart studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons. The cover design was by Hipgnosis and illustrator Colin Elgie.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Peter White- guitar, keyboards
  • John Perry – background vocals
  • Tim Renwick- guitar
  • Andrew Powell- string arrangements
  • Bobby Bruce – violin
  • Marion Driscoll – percussion
  • Stuart Elliott- drums, percussion
  • George Ford – bass
  • Phil Kenzie- alto saxophone
  • Don Lobster – keyboards
  • David Pack- background vocals
  • Tony Rivers- background vocals
  • Graham Smith – harmonica
  • Peter Wood- keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Lord Grenville
  2. On the Border
  3. Midas Shadow
  4. Sand in Your Shoes
  5. If it Doesn’t Come Naturally, Leave It
  6. Flying Sorcery
  7. Broadway Hotel
  8. One Stage Before
  9. Year of the Cat – Al Stewart, Peter Wood

On November 13, 1977.

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On November 13, 1977, “Warner Bros” label released “Death of a Ladies’ Man”, the fifth Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded June – July 1977, and was produced by Phil Spector.

Personnel:

  • Art Blaine – guitar
  • Hal Blaine– drums
  • Ronee Blakley– background vocals
  • Bobby Bruce – fiddle, violin
  • Brenda Bryant – background vocals
  • John Cabalka – art direction
  • Conte Candoli– trumpet
  • Leonard Cohen – composer, vocals
  • Ron Coro – design
  • Jesse Ed Davis– guitar
  • Billy Diez – background vocals
  • Steve Douglas– flute, saxophone, wind
  • Oma Drake – background vocals
  • Bob Dylan– background vocals
  • Gene Estes – percussion
  • Venetta Fields– background vocals
  • Gerald Garrett – background vocals
  • Terry Gibbs– percussion, vibraphone
  • Allen Ginsberg– background vocals
  • Bruce Gold – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Barry Goldberg – keyboards
  • Tom Hensley – keyboards
  • David Isaac – guitar
  • Pete Jolly– keyboards
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Dan Kessel – organ, synthesizer, guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • David Kessel – guitar, background vocals
  • Clydie King– background vocals
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow– guitar, pedal steel, slide guitar
  • Michael Lang – keyboards
  • Larry Levine– engineer
  • Charles Loper – trombone
  • Sherlie Matthews– background vocals
  • Bill Mays – keyboards
  • Don Menza– flute, saxophone, wind, horn arrangements
  • Jay Migliori – saxophone
  • Art Munson– guitar
  • Bill Naegels – design
  • Ray Neapolitan – electric & upright bass
  • Al Perkins– pedal steel, slide guitar
  • Ray Pohlman – bass, guitar
  • Emil Radocchia – percussion
  • Don Randi– keyboards
  • Jack Redmond – trombone
  • Bob Robitaille – synthesizer, assistant engineer, synthesizer programming
  • Devra Robitaille – synthesizer
  • Stan Ross – assistant engineer
  • Phil Spector– guitar, composer, keyboards, background vocals, vocal arrangement, rhythm arrangements
  • Nino Tempo– arranger
  • Bill Thedford , Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters, Lorna Willard – background vocals
  • Robert Zimmitti – percussion

Track listing:

All lyrics by Leonard Cohen, all music by Phil Spector.

  1. True Love Leaves No Traces
  2. Iodine
  3. Paper Thin Hotel
  4. Memories
  5. I Left a Woman Waiting
  6. Don’t Go Home with Your Hard-On
  7. Fingerprints
  8. Death of a Ladies’ Man

 

On September 14, 1993.

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On September 14, 1993, “Geffen” label released “Traffic from Paradise”, the seventh Rickie Lee Jones album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Conway Recording Studios”; “Oceanway Studios” and “Signet Sound Studios”, and was produced by Rickie Lee Jones.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones– vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, keyboards, bowed dulcimer,backing vocals
  • John Leftwich – bass, cello, backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Sal Bernardi – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Leo Kottke– six-string, twelve-string, slide acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • David Hidalgo– eight-string electric guitar
  • Brian Setzer– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Dean Parks– electric guitar
  • David Baerwald– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Alex Acuña– drums, congas
  • Brad Dutz – percussion, marima, tarkas, bodhran, udu, mixing
  • Efrain Toro – percussion
  • Bobby Bruce – violin
  • Doug Lyons – French horn
  • Syd Straw– backing vocals
  • Teresa Tudbury – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Rickie Lee Jones, except where noted.

  1. Pink Flamingos
  2. Altar Boy
  3. Stewart’s Coat
  4. Beat Angels – Sal Bernardi
  5. Tigers
  6. Rebel Rebel – David Bowie
  7. Jolie Jolie
  8. Running from Mercy – Rickie Lee Jones, Leo Kottke
  9. A Stranger’s Car
  10. The Albatross – Rickie Jones, Leo Kottke, John Leftwich