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On October 19, 1980.

In October 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “Borderline”, the ninth Ry Cooder album. It was recorded 1980 at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – vocals, guitar, vibes
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • George “Baboo” Pierre – percussion
  • Tim Drummond, Reggie McBride – bass
  • William D. Smith– vocals, piano, organ
  • John Hiatt– vocals, guitar
  • Jesse Harms– synthesizer
  • Bobby King, Willie Greene, Jr. – vocals
  • Leslie Morris – production assistant
  • Lee Herschberg – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. 634-5789 – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
  2. Speedo – Esther Navarro
  3. Why Don’t You Try Me – Billy Young
  4. Down in the Boondocks – Joe South
  5. Johnny Porter – Bobby Ray Appleberry
  6. The Way We Make a Broken Heart – John Hiatt
  7. Crazy ‘Bout an Automobile – Billy Emerson
  8. The Girls from Texas – Cliff Chambers, Jimmy Holiday, James Lewis
  9. Borderline – John Hiatt
  10. Never Make Your Move Too Soon – Stix Hooper, Will Jennings

In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Columbia” label released “Down Two Then Left”, the eighth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Hollywood Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – lead and background vocals, guitar solo
  • Ray Parker, Jr.– guitar
  • Steve Lukather– guitar solo
  • Jay Graydon– guitar, guitar solo
  • David Hungate, Scott Edwards – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, timbales
  • Bobbye Hall– bongos, congas
  • Alan Estes – congas
  • Victor Feldman– claves, vibraphone
  • Michael Omartian– keyboards, accordion, marimba, horn arrangements, string arrangements, conductor
  • Jai Winding – acoustic piano
  • Dana Hughes – trombone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet, flugelhorn solo
  • Barbara Korn, David Duke – French horn
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Don Menza, Ernie Watts– saxophone
  • Fred Selden – saxophone, flute
  • Sidney Sharp – concertmaster
  • Carolyn Willis, Jim Gilstrap, John Lehman, Zedric Turnbough, Venetta Fields, Roy Galloway, Phyllis Saint James, Terry Evans, Bobby King, Eldridge King, Julia Tillman Waters, Myrna Matthews, Stan Farber, Jim Haas– background vocals
  • Engineer – Tom Perry
  • Mastered by Mike Reese
  • Design – Nancy Donald
  • Photography – Guy Bourdin

 

Track listing:

All tracks by Boz Scaggs; except where noted.

  1. Still Falling for You
  2. Hard Times
  3. A Clue
  4. Whatcha Gonna Tell Your Man – Boz Scaggs, Jai Winding
  5. We’re Waiting- Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  6. Hollywood – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  7. Then She Walked Away – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  8. Gimme the Goods – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  9. 1993 – Michael Omartian, Boz Scaggs
  10. Tomorrow Never Came/Tomorrow Never Came (reprise)

In October 1980.

In October 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “Borderline”, the ninth Ry Cooder studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – guitar, vibes, vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • George “Baboo” Pierre – percussion
  • Tim Drummond– bass
  • Reggie McBride – bass
  • William D. Smith– piano, organ, vocals
  • John Hiatt– guitar, vocals
  • Jesse Harms– synthesizer
  • Bobby King– vocals
  • Willie Greene, Jr. – vocals
  • Leslie Morris – production assistant
  • Lee Herschberg – recording, mixing

Track listing:

  1. 634-5789 – Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd
  2. Speedo – Esther Navarro
  3. Why Don’t You Try Me – Billy Young
  4. Down in the Boondocks – Joe South
  5. Johnny Porter – Bobby Ray Appleberry
  6. The Way We Make a Broken Heart – John Hiatt
  7. Crazy ‘Bout an Automobile – Billy Emerson
  8. The Girls from Texas – Cliff Chambers, Jimmy Holiday, James Lewis
  9. Borderline – John Hiatt
  10. Never Make Your Move Too Soon – Stix Hooper, Will Jennings

In July 1979.

In July 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Bop till You Drop”, the eight Ry Cooder album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Warner Brothers Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ry Cooder. It was the first digitally recorded major-label album in popular music, recorded on a digital 32-track machine built by 3M.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – guitars, mandolin, vocals
  • Jimmy Adams – vocals
  • David Alexander – photography
  • Ronnie Barron– organ, guitar, keyboards
  • Loyd Clifft – assistant engineer
  • Tim Drummond– bass
  • Vicki Fortson – production coordination
  • Cliff Givens – vocals, backing vocals
  • Patrick Henderson– organ, keyboards
  • Lee Herschberg – engineer
  • David Kraai – Technical support
  • Milt Holland– percussion, drums
  • Bill Johnson – backing vocals
  • Herman E. Johnson – vocals, backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Chaka Khan– vocals
  • Bobby King– vocals, backing vocals
  • David Lindley– guitar, mandolin
  • Randy Lorenzo – vocals, backing vocals
  • George “Biggie” McFadden – vocals, backing vocals
  • Simon Pico Payne – vocals
  • Greg Prestopino – vocals, backing vocals
  • Penny Ringwood – production coordination
  • Mike Salisbury – design

Track listing:

  1. Little Sister – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  2. Go Home Girl – Arthur Alexander
  3. The Very Thing That Makes You Rich (Makes Me Poor) – Sidney Bailey
  4. I Think It’s Going to Work Out Fine – Rose Marie McCoy, Sylvia McKinney
  5. Down in Hollywood – Ry Cooder, Tim Drummond
  6. Look at Granny Run Run – Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman
  7. Trouble, You Can’t Fool Me – Frederick Knight, Aaron Varnell
  8. Don’t Mess Up a Good Thing – Oliver Sain
  9. I Can’t Win – Lester Johnson, Clifton Knight, Dave Richardson

In June 1983.

In June 1983, “Hannibal Records” label released “Hand of Kindness”, the second Richard Thompson solo album. It was recorded in 1983, at “Olympic Studios” in London, “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Richard Thompson- guitar, vocals
  • Dave Pegg- bass guitar
  • Dave Mattacks- drums
  • Pete Zorn- saxophone, backing vocals
  • Pete Thomas- saxophone
  • Simon Nicol- guitar
  • John Hiatt, Bobby Kingand Clive Gregson – backing vocals
  • John Kirkpatrick- accordion, concertina
  • Aly Bain- violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Thompson.

  1. Tear-Stained Letter
  2. How I Wanted To
  3. Both Ends Burning
  4. A Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory
  5. Where the Wind Don’t Whine
  6. The Wrong Heartbeat
  7. Hand of Kindness
  8. Devonside
  9. Two Left Feet

 

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Reprise” label released “Paradise and Lunch”, the fourth Ry Cooder album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Warner Brothers Studios” in Hollywood and
“The Burbank Studios” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder- guitars, mandolin, vocals
  • Milt Holland– drums, percussion
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Russ Titelman, Chris Ethridge– electric bass
  • Ronnie Barron– piano, organ
  • Red Callender, John Duke – bass
  • Plas Johnson– alto saxophone
  • Oscar Brashear– cornet
  • Bobby King, Gene Mumford, Bill Johnson, George McCurn, Walter Cook, Richard Jones, Russ Titelman, Karl Russell – voices
  • Earl Hines- piano
  • George Bohanon- horn arrangement
  • Nick DeCaro – string arrangement
  • Susan Titleman– cover paintings, photography

Track listing:

  1. Tattler – Washington Phillips, Ry Cooder, Russ Titelman
  2. Married Man’s a Fool – Blind Willie McTell
  3. Jesus on the Mainline – traditional
  4. It’s All Over Now – Bobby Womack, Shirley Womack
  5. Fool for a Cigarette/Feelin’ Good – Sidney Bailey,  B. Lenoir, Jim Dickinson (medley)
  6. If Walls Could Talk – Bobby Miller
  7. Mexican Divorce – Burt Bacharach, Bob Hilliard
  8. Ditty Wah Ditty – Arthur Blake

On May 30, 1988.

Bob_Dylan_-_Down_in_the_Groove

On May 30, 1988, “Columbia” label released “Down in the Groove”, the twenty-fifth Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded 1983–1987, and was produced by Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – guitar, harmonica, keyboards, vocals
  • Mark Knopfler – guitar
  • Michael Baird– drums
  • Peggie Blu– background vocals
  • Alexandra Brown – background vocals
  • Eric Clapton– guitar
  • Alan Clark– keyboards
  • Carolyn Dennis– background vocals
  • Sly Dunbar– drums
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Mitchell Froom– keyboards
  • Full Force – background vocals
  • Jerry Garcia– vocals
  • Willie Green, Jr. – background vocals
  • Beau Hill – keyboards
  • Randy “The Emperor” Jackson– bass guitar
  • Steve Jones– guitar
  • Steve Jordan– drums
  • Danny Kortchmar– guitar
  • Bobby King– background vocals
  • Clydie King – background vocals
  • Pamela Quinlan – background vocals
  • Larry Klein– bass guitar
  • Brent Mydland– vocals
  • Madelyn Quebec – keyboards, background vocals
  • Robbie Shakespeare– bass guitar
  • Stephen Shelton – drums, keyboards, engineering, mixing
  • Paul Simonon– bass guitar
  • Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Bob Weir– vocals
  • Kip Winger– bass guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– bass guitar
  • Coke Johnson – engineering
  • Mike Kloster – assistant engineering
  • Jeff Musel – assistant engineering
  • Jim Preziosi – assistant engineering
  • Brian Saucy – assistant engineering

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Stick Together – Wilbert Harrison
  2. When Did You Leave Heaven? – Walter Bullock, Richard Whiting
  3. Sally Sue Brown – Arthur June Alexander, Earl Montgomery, Tom Stafford
  4. Death Is Not the End – Bob Dylan
  5. Had a Dream About You, Baby – Bob Dylan
  6. Ugliest Girl in the World – Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter
  7. Silvio – Bob Dylan, Robert Hunter
  8. Ninety Miles an Hour (Down a Dead End Street) – Hal Blair, Don Robertson
  9. Shenandoah – traditional, arr. by Bob Dylan
  10. Rank Strangers to Me – Albert E. Brumley

On March 31, 1992.

Bruce_Springsteen_-_Human_Touch

On March 31, 1992, “Columbia” label released “Human Touch”, the ninth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded September 1989 – March 1991, at “A&M Studios”, and was produced by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau, Chuck Plotkin and Roy Bittan.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen– lead vocals, guitar, bass
  • Randy Jackson– bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Roy Bittan– keyboards
  • Sam Moore– backing vocals
  • Patti Scialfa– harmony vocals
  • David Sancious– Hammond organ
  • Bobby King– backing vocals
  • Tim Pierce– second guitar
  • Michael Fisher – percussion
  • Bobby Hatfield– harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen, except where noted.

  1. Human Touch
  2. Soul Driver
  3. 57 Channels (And Nothin’ On)
  4. Cross My Heart – Bruce Springsteen, Sonny Boy Williamson
  5. Gloria’s Eyes
  6. With Every Wish
  7. Roll of the Dice – Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan
  8. Real World – Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan
  9. All or Nothin’ at All
  10. Man’s Job
  11. I Wish I Were Blind
  12. The Long Goodbye
  13. Real Man
  14. Pony Boy – traditional

On November 5, 1982.

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On November 5, 1982, “Dark Horse” label released “Gone Troppo”, the tenth George Harrison studio album. Harrison’s last studio album in five years, was recorded from May 5 to August 27, 1982, at the “FPSHOT” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by George Harrison, Ray Cooper and Phil McDonald.

Personnel:

  • George Harrison– vocals, guitars, synthesizer, bass, mandolin, marimba, jal-tarang
  • Ray Cooper– percussion, marimba, glockenspiel, electric piano, sound effects
  • Mike Moran– keyboards, synthesizer, piano, synthesizer bass
  • Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Herbie Flowers– bass
  • Billy Preston– organ, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner– percussion, drums
  • Joe Brown– mandolin, backing vocals
  • Dave Mattacks– drums
  • Alan Jones – bass
  • Neil Larsen – piano
  • Gary Brooker– synthesizer
  • Willie Weeks– bass
  • Jon Lord– synthesizer
  • Willie Greene – backing vocals, bass voice
  • Bobby King– backing vocals
  • Vicki Brown– backing vocals
  • Pico Pena – backing vocals
  • Syreeta– backing vocals
  • Sarah Ricor – backing vocals
  • Rodina Sloan – backing vocals
  • Legs Larry Smith– art direction, design

Track listing

All compositions by George Harrison, except where noted.

  1. Wake Up My Love
  2. That’s the Way It Goes
  3. I Really Love You – Leroy Swearingen
  4. Greece
  5. Gone Troppo
  6. Mystical One
  7. Unknown Delight
  8. Baby Don’t Run Away
  9. Dream Away
  10. Circles