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On September 1, 1984.

On September 1, 1984, “EMI America” label released “Tonight”, the sixteenth David Bowie studio album. It was recorded May – June 1984, at “Le Studio” in Quebec, Canada, and was produced by David Bowie, Derek Bramble and Hugh Padgham.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– vocals
  • Derek Bramble – guitar; guitar synthesizer; bass guitar; synthesiser; backing vocals
  • Carlos Alomar– guitars
  • Omar Hakim– drums
  • Carmine Rojas– bass guitar
  • Guy St. Onge – marimba
  • Sammy Figueroa– percussion
  • Tina Turner– lead vocals
  • Iggy Pop– backing
  • Robin Clark, George Simms, Curtis King – backing vocals

The Borneo Horns

  • Stanley Harrison– alto saxophone; tenor saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett– tenor saxophone; clarinet
  • Steve Elson – baritone saxophone
  • Arif Mardin– string arrangements; synthesisers

Track listing:

  1. Loving the Alien – David Bowie
  2. Don’t Look Down – Iggy Pop, James Williamson
  3. God Only Knows – Brian Wilson, Tony Asher
  4. Tonight – David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Ricky Gardiner
  5. Neighborhood Threat – David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Ricky Gardiner
  6. Blue Jean – David Bowie
  7. Tumble and Twirl – David Bowie, Iggy Pop
  8. I Keep Forhettin – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  9. Dancing With the Big Boys – David Bowie, Carlos Alomar

On September 12, 1980.

scary-monsters

On September 12, 1980, “RCA” label released “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)” the fourteenth David Bowie studio album. It was recorded February – April 1980, at “The Power Station” in London, and was produced by David Bowie and Tony Visconti. In 2000, “Q” magazine ranked “Scary Monsters” at number 30 in its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 381 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– vocals, keyboards, backing vocals, saxophone, engineering
  • Dennis Davis– percussion
  • George Murray– bass guitar
  • Carlos Alomar– guitars
  • Chuck Hammer– guitar synthesizer
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Andy Clark– synthesizer
  • Pete Townshend– guitar
  • Tony Visconti– acoustic guitar, backing vocals, engineering
  • Lynn Maitland – backing vocals
  • Chris Porter – backing vocals
  • Michi Hirota – voice
  • Larry Alexander, Jeff Hendrickson – engineering assistance
  • Peter Mew, Nigel Reeve –mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. It’s No Game (No. 1) – music and lyrics by Bowie, Japanese translation by Hisahi Miura
  2. Up the Hill Backwards
  3. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
  4. Ashes to Ashes
  5. Fashion
  6. Teenage Wildlife
  7. Scream Like a Baby
  8. Kingdom Come – Tom Verlaine
  9. Because You’re Young
  10. It’s No Game (No. 2)

 

On August 25, 1986.

Press_to_Play

On August 25, 1986, “Parlaphone” label released “Press to Play”, the sixth Paul McCartney studio album. It was recorded March–May 1985, at McCartney’s “Sussex studios” and October–December 1985 at McCartney’s Scottish studios, and was produced by Paul McCartney, Hugh Padgham and Phil Ramone. The album cover’s photograph was taken by George Hurrell, using the same box camera that he used in Hollywood in the 1930s and the 1940s, for his photographs of movie stars of the 1930s and 1940s like Clark Gable and Greta Garbo,

Personnel:

  • Paul McCartney– lead vocals, bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Eric Stewart– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Pete Townshend– electric guitars
  • Carlos Alomar– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Eddie Rayner– keyboards
  • Nick Glennie-Smith– keyboards
  • Simon Chamberlain – piano
  • Linda McCartney– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Phil Collins– drums, percussion
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, percussion
  • John Bradbury– drums, percussion
  • Graham Ward– drums, percussion
  • Ray Cooper– percussion
  • Dick Morrissey– tenor saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett– alto and tenor saxophone
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophone
  • Gavyn Wright– violin solo
  • Kate Robbins– harmony vocals
  • Ruby James – harmony vocals
  • James McCartney– spoken word
  • Steve Jackson– spoken word
  • Eddie Klein – spoken word
  • John Hammel – spoken word
  • Matt Howe – spoken word
  • Tony Visconti– orchestral arrangements
  • Anne Dudley– orchestral arrangements
  • Hugh Padgham – engineer
  • Tony Clark– assistant engineer
  • Jon Kelly– assistant engineer
  • Peter Mew– assistant engineer
  • Matt Howe – assistant engineer
  • Steve Jackson – assistant engineer
  • Haydn Bendall– assistant engineer
  • Hugh Padgham – mixer except “Press” mixed by Bert Bevans and Steve Forward; and “It’s Not True” mixed by Julian Mendelsohn

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul McCartney and Eric Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Stranglehold
  2. Good Times Coming/Feel the Sun – Paul McCartney
  3. Talk More Talk – Paul McCartney
  4. Footprints
  5. Only Love Remains – Paul McCartney
  6. Press – Paul McCartney
  7. Pretty Little Head
  8. Move Over Busker
  9. Angry
  10. However Absurd

 

On June 11, 2002.

Heathen

On June 11, 2002, “ISO” label released “Heathen”, the twenty-second David Bowie studio album. It was recorded October 2000 – January 2002, and was produced by David Bowie, Tony Visconti, Mark Plati, Gary Miller and Brian Rawling.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie – lead and backing vocals,  keyboards,  guitars,  saxophone,  stylophone, drums
  • Tony Visconti– bass guitar, guitars,  recorders,  string  arrangements, backing vocals
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums, drum loop programming, percussion
  • David Torn– guitars, guitar loops, Omnichord
  • The Scorchio Quartet:
  • Greg Kitzis –1st violin
  • Meg Okura– 2nd violin
  • Martha Mooke –viola
  • Mary Wooten –cello
  • Carlos Alomar– guitar
  • Sterling Campbell– drums, percussion
  • Lisa Germano– violin
  • Gerry Leonard– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Mark Plati– guitar, bass guitar
  • Jordan Rudess– keyboards
  • The Borneo Horns:
  • Lenny Pickett
  • Stan Harrison
  • Steve Elson
  • Kristeen Young– vocals, piano
  • Pete Townshend– guitar
  • Dave Grohl– guitar
  • Jonathan Barnbrook– design
  • Markus Klinko, Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri – photography
  • GK Reid– styling

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Sunday
  2. Cactus – Black Francis
  3. Slip Away
  4. Slow Burn
  5. Afraid
  6. I’ve Been Waiting for You – Neil Young
  7. I Would Be Your Slave
  8. I Took a Trip on a Gemini Spaceship – Norman Carl Odam
  9. 5:15 The Angels Have Gone
  10. Everyone Says Hi
  11. A Better Future
  12. Heathen – The Rays

On May 18, 1979.

Lodger

On May 18, 1979, “RCA” label released “Lodger”, the thirteenth David Bowie studio album. It was recorded September 1978 – March 1979, at “Mountain Studios” in “Montreux”, “Record Plant Studios” in New York, and was produced by Tony Visconti and David Bowie.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– vocals, backing vocals, piano, guitar, synthesizer, Chamberlin, producer
  • Tony Visconti– backing vocals, guitar, mandolin, bass guitar, recording engineer, mixing engineer
  • Brian Eno– synthesizers, ambient drone, prepared piano, cricket menace, guitar treatments, horse trumpet, eroica horn, piano, backing vocals
  • Adrian Belew– guitar, mandolin
  • Carlos Alomar– guitar, drums
  • Dennis Davis– percussion, drums, bass guitar
  • George Murray– bass guitar
  • Sean Mayes– piano
  • Simon House– violin, mandolin
  • Roger Powell– synthesizer
  • Stan Harrison– saxophone
  • David Richards– recording engineer
  • Rod O’Brien – mixing engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by David Bowie; all music by David Bowie and Brian Eno, except where noted.

  1. Fantastic Voyage
  2. African Night Flight
  3. Move on – David Bowie
  4. Yassassin – David Bowie
  5. Red Sails
  6. DJ – David Bowie, Brian Eno, Carlos Alomar
  7. Look Back in Anger
  8. Boys Keep Swinging
  9. Repetition – David Bowie
  10. Red Money – David Bowie, Carlos Alomar

On April 27, 1987.

Never-Let-Me-Down

On April 27, 1987, “EMI” label released “Never Let Me Down”, the seventeenth David Bowie studio album. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, and was produced by David Bowie and David Richards.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie – vocals, guitar, keyboards, tambourine, background vocals
  • Carlos Alomar– guitar, guitar synthesizer, tambourine, background vocals
  • Erdal Kızılçay– keyboards, drums, bass, trumpet, background vocals, violins
  • Peter Frampton– lead guitar
  • Philippe Saisse– piano, keyboards
  • Carmine Rojas– bass
  • Earl Gardner– flugelhorn
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion
  • Stan Harrison– alto saxophone
  • Laurie Frink – trumpet
  • Steve Elson– baritone saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett– tenor saxophone
  • Robin Clark, Lani Groves, Diva Gray, Gordon Grodie – background vocals
  • Sid McGinnis– lead guitar
  • Mickey Rourke– mid-song rap

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Day-In Day-Out
  2. Time Will Crawl
  3. Beat of Your Drum
  4. Never Let Me Down – lyrics by David Bowie, music by David Bowie and Carlos Alomar
  5. Zeroes
  6. Glass Spider
  7. Shining Star (Makin’ My Love)
  8. New York’s in Love
  9. 87 and Cry
  10. Too Dizzy – Iggy Pop, Ivan Kral

On March 18, 1977.

Iggy_Pop_-_The_Idiot

On March 18, 1977, “RCA” label released “The Idiot”, the debut Iggy Pop solo studio album.It was recorded July 1976 – February 1977, at “Château d’Hérouville in Hérouville”, France, “Musicland Studios” in Munich, “Hansa Studio 1” in Berlin, and was produced by David Bowie.

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop– vocals
  • David Bowie– keyboards, synthesizer, guitar, piano, saxophone, xylophone, backing vocals
  • Carlos Alomar– guitar
  • Dennis Davis– drums
  • George Murray– bass guitar
  • Phil Palmer– guitar
  • Michel Santangeli – drums
  • Laurent Thibault – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Iggy Pop and David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Sister Midnight – Iggy Pop, David Bowie, Carlos Alomar
  2. Nightclubbing
  3. Funtime
  4. Baby
  5. China Girl
  6. Dum Dum Boys
  7. Tiny Girls
  8. Mass Production

On February 19, 1983.

Shestheboss

On February 19, 1983, “CBS” label released “She’s the Boss”, the debut Mick Jagger solo album. It was recorded May – November 1984, and was produced by Mick Jagger, Bill Laswell and Nile Rodgers.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger – lead and backing vocals
  • Wally Badarou– synthesizer
  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Paul Buckmaster– strings arrangement on “Hard Woman”
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– synthesizer
  • Ray Cooper– percussion
  • Aïyb Dieng– shaker
  • Sly Dunbar– drums
  • Bernard Edwards– bass guitar
  • Steve Ferrone– drums
  • Anton Fier– percussion
  • Anton Fig– drums
  • Guy Fletcher– synthesizer
  • Bernard Fowler– backing vocals
  • Jan Hammer– piano
  • Herbie Hancock– organ, synthesizer
  • Colin Hodgkinson – bass guitar
  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar, synthesizer
  • Chuck Leavell– organ
  • Ron Magness – synthesizer
  • Eddie Martinez– guitar
  • Alfa Pickett – rapping
  • Lenny Pickett– saxophone
  • Daniel Ponce – percussion, bata drum
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • Robert Sabino– keyboards, piano, synthesizer
  • Robbie Shakespeare– bass guitar
  • Michael Shrieve – drums
  • E. Smith– guitar
  • Tony Thompson– drums
  • Fonzi Thornton– backing vocals
  • Pete Townshend– guitar

Track listing:

  1. Lonely at the Top – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
  2. 1/2 a Loaf – Mick Jagger
  3. Running Out of Luck – Mick Jagger
  4. Turn the Girl Loose – Mick Jagger
  5. Hard Woman – Mick Jagger
  6. Just Another Night – Mick Jagger
  7. Lucky in Love – Mick Jagger and Carlos Alomar
  8. Secrets – Mick Jagger
  9. She’s the Boss – Mick Jagger and Carlos Alomar

 

On January 23, 1976.

Station_to_Station

On January 23, 1976, “RCA” label released “Station to Station”, the tenth David Bowie studio album. It was recorded September – November 1975, at the “Cherokee Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by David Bowie and Harry Maslin. In 2003, the album was ranked No. 323 on “Rolling Stone” magazine’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– vocals, guitar, tenor and alto saxophone, Moog synthesiser, mellotron
  • Carlos Alomar– guitar
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Dennis Davis– drums
  • George Murray– bass guitar
  • Warren Peace– backing vocals
  • Earl Slick– guitar
  • Steve Shapiro –photography

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Station to Station
  2. Golden Years
  3. Word on a Wing
  4. TVC 15
  5. Stay
  6. Wild Is the Wind – Ned Washington, Dimitri Tiomkin

On January 14, 1977.

Low

On January 14, 1977, “RCA” label released “Low”, the eleventh David Bowie album, the first of three collaborations with Brian Eno termed the “Berlin Trilogy”.  It was recorded in September and October 1976, at the “Château d’Hérouville” in Hérouville and “Hansa Studio by the Wall?”, West Berlin, and was produced by Tony Visconti and David Bowie.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie– vocals, saxophones, guitar, pump bass,  harmonica, vibraphone, xylophone, pre-arranged percussion, keyboards: ARP synthesiser, Chamberlin
  • Brian Eno– keyboards: Minimoog, ARP, EMS Synthi AKS, piano, , other synthesisers, vocals, guitar treatments, synthetics “instruments”
  • Carlos Alomar– rhythm guitars, guitar
  • Dennis Davis– percussion
  • George Murray– bass
  • Ricky Gardiner– rhythm guitar, guitar
  • Roy Young– pianos, Farfisa organ
  • Iggy Pop– backing vocals
  • Mary Visconti– backing vocals
  • Eduard Meyer – cellos
  • Peter Robinson and Paul Buckmaster  – pianos and ARP

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Speed of Life
  2. Breaking Glass – David Bowie, Dennis Davis, George Murray
  3. What in the World
  4. Sound and Vision
  5. Always Crashing in the Same Car
  6. Be My Wife
  7. A New Career in a New Town
  8. Warszawa – Brian Eno, David Bowie
  9. Art Decade
  10. Weeping Wall
  11. Subterraneans