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On December 9, 1986.

On December 9, 1986, “Blackheart” label released “Good Music”, the fifth Joan Jett and the Blackhearts studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Record Plant” in New York City, “Nino Studios” in Baldwin, New York, “Broccoli Rabe” in Fairfield, New Jersey, “Kingdom Sound Studios” in Syosset, New York, and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Thom Panunzio, John Aiosa, Mark S. Berry, Larry Smith and Reggie Griffin.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett- guitars, lead vocals
  • Ricky Byrd – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Kasim Sulton- bass
  • Gary Ryan – bass, backing vocals
  • Thommy Price, Lee Crystal – drums
  • Bob Halligan, Jr.- guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Reggie Griffin – guitar, bass, drums
  • Rick Knowles – guitar
  • Michael Rudetsky, Ronnie Lawson – keyboards
  • Dennis Feldman – bass
  • Jimmy Bralower – drums
  • Ross Levinson – violin
  • Bashiri Johnson, Nelson Williams, Thom Panunzio, Larry Smith- percussion
  • Darlene Love- backing vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Mike Love, Billy Hinsche, Bobby Figueroa – background vocals
  • Kenny Laguna- various instruments, backing vocals
  • The Uptown Horns:
    • Crispin Choe – baritone saxophone
    • Robert Funk – trombone
    • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
    • Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • Thom Panunzio- engineer, mixing
  • John Aiosa, Tom Swift, Gray Russell, Jim Ball – additional engineering
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Good Music – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  2. This Means War – Joan Jett, Bob Halligan Jr., Kenny Laguna
  3. Roadrunner – Jonathan Richman
  4. If Ya Want My Luv – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  5. Fun, Fun, Fun – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  6. Black Leather – Joan Jett, Reggie Griffin, Eddie Morris, William Adler
  7. Outlaw – Joan Jett, Bob Halligan Jr., Kenny Laguna, Ricky Bird
  8. Just Lust – Terry Abrahamson, Rick Nowels
  9. You Got Me Floatin’ – Jimi Hendrix
  10. Contact – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
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On March 19, 1979.

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On March 19, 1979, “Brother / Caribou / CBS” label released “L.A. (Light Album)”, the 23rd Beach Boys album. It was recorded July 1978 – January 1979, and was produced by Bruce Johnston, The Beach Boys and James William Guercio.

Personnel:

  • Mike Love- lead, harmony and backing vocals, orchestral arrangements
  • Brian Wilson- harmony and backing vocals, piano
  • Carl Wilson- lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar
  • Al Jardine- lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Dennis Wilson- lead, harmony and backing vocals, drums, percussion
  • Bruce Johnston- harmony and backing vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Ed Carter – guitar, bass guitar
  • Carlos Munoz – piano
  • Bobby Figueroa – drums
  • Sterling Smith – harpsichord
  • Phil Shenale – oberheim
  • Jim Guercio- bass guitar
  • Gary Mallaber- drums
  • Ritchie Zito – guitar
  • Mike Baird- drums
  • Joel Peskin – alto saxophone solo
  • Jimmy Lyons- alto saxophone solos
  • Mike Meros – clavinet
  • Bob Esty – synthesizer
  • Wah Wah Watson- guitar
  • Joe Chemay – bass guitar
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Victor Feldman- percussion
  • Ron Altbach – keyboards
  • Bill Fletcher – engineer
  • Chuck Britz – engineer
  • Joel Moss – engineer
  • Earle Mankey – engineer
  • Tom Murphy – engineer
  • Curt Becher- co-producer, engineer
  • Chuck Leary – engineer
  • Greg Venable – engineer
  • Jeff Guercio – engineer
  • John Hanlon- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Good Timin’ – Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson
  2. Lady Lynda – Johan Sebastian Bach, arr. by Al Jardine, Ron Altbach
  3. Full Sail – Carl Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  4. Angel Come Home – Carl Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  5. Love Surrounds Me – Dennis Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  6. Sumahama – Mike Love
  7. Here Comes the Night – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  8. Baby Blue – Dennis Wilson, Gregg Jakobson, Karen Lamm
  9. Goin’ South – Carl Wilson, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray
  10. Shortenin’ Bread – traditional, arr. by Brian Wilson