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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 September 1978.

In September 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Wavelength”, the tenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Van Morrison. The album cover photography was by Norman Seeff.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric piano, alto saxophone, backing vocals
  • Peter Bardens– keyboards, synthesizer
  • Bobby Tench– electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Herbie Armstrong – rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Mickey Feat – bass
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • Garth Hudson– organ, synthesizer, accordion
  • Ginger Blake – backing vocals
  • Laura Creamer– backing vocals
  • Linda Dillard – backing vocals
  • Mitch Dalton – Spanish guitar
  • Kuma – bass
  • Special assistance with production – Mick Glossop, Bobby Tenchand, Peter Bardens
  • Production assistant – Paul Wexler
  • Second engineers – Alan Douglas, Richard Ash
  • Remixed – Brooke Arthur
  • Engineer: Mick Glossop
  • Additional remix engineer – Peter Granet
  • Assisting engineer – David Latman, Alex Kash
  • Coordination – Danny Lipsius
  • Art direction – John Cabalka
  • Design – Brad Kanawyer

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison except where noted.

  1. Kingdom Hall
  2. Checkin’ It Out
  3. Natalia
  4. Venice U.S.A.
  5. Lifetimes
  6. Wavelength
  7. Santa Fe/Beautiful Obsession – Jackie De Shannon, Van Morrison
  8. Hungry for Your Love
  9. Take It Where You Find It