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On June 25, 1991.

On June 25, 1991, “Arista” label released “What You See Is What You Sweat”, the thirty-third Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, David “Pic” Conley, Aretha Franklin, Michel Legrand, Oliver Leiber, Gene Lennon, Bruce Roberts, Joshua Thompson, David Townsend, Luther Vandross, Narada Michael Walden and Elliot Wolff.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead and background vocals, piano
  • Rick Iantosca – acoustic guitar
  • Paul Jackson Jr. – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Vernon Black – guitar
  • David Townsend – guitar
  • Jean-Marc Benais – guitar
  • Teddy F. White – guitar
  • Al Turner – bass guitar
  • Marcus Miller – bass guitar
  • Dominique Bertram – bass guitar
  • Rudolph Stansfield – piano
  • Thierry Eliez – piano
  • Skip Anderson – keyboards
  • Burt Bacharach – keyboards
  • Oliver Leiber – keyboards, drum programming, guitar
  • Jason Miles – keyboards
  • Louis Biancaniello – keyboards, programming
  • David Foster – keyboards, programming
  • Nat Adderley Jr. – keyboards
  • Bobby Wooten – keyboards, electric piano, drum programming, synthesizer
  • Michael Boddicker – keyboards, programming
  • Hubert Eaves III – keyboards, drum programming
  • Elliot Wolff – keyboards, drum programming
  • Joshua Thompson – keyboards, guitar, synthesizer
  • Peter Schwartz – additional keyboards
  • Charles Scales – synthesizer
  • Michel Legrand – synthesizer
  • Guy Vaughn – drum programming
  • Narada Michael Walden – drums, programming
  • Buster Marbury – drums
  • André Ceccarelli – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Larry Fratangelo – percussion
  • Larry Williams – programming
  • Franck Thore – Pan pipes
  • Onita Sanders – harp
  • Candy Dulfer – saxophone
  • David Boruff – saxophone
  • Gene Lennon – programming
  • Cindy Mizelle – background vocals
  • Jesse Richardson – background vocals
  • Sandra Feva – background vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – background vocals
  • Fonzi Thornton – background vocals
  • Diane Green – background vocals
  • Sherry Fox – background vocals
  • Portia Griffin – background vocals
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Jarvis Barker – background vocals
  • Nikita Germaine – background vocals
  • Skyler Jett – background vocals
  • Jeanie Tracy – background vocals
  • Tony Lindsay – background vocals
  • Gwen Guthrie – background vocals
  • Tawatha Agee – background vocals
  • Donna Davis – background vocals
  • Marj Harber – background vocals
  • Esther Ridgeway – background vocals
  • Gloria Ridgeway – background vocals
  • Gracie Ridgeway – background vocals
  • Clive Davis – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Everyday people – Sly Stone
  2. Ever Changing Times – Burt Bacharach, Bill Conti, Carole Bayer Sager
  3. What You See Is What You Sweat – David Conley, Derrick Culler, Gene Lennon, Joshua Thompson
  4. Mary Goes Round – Elliot Wolff, Oliver Leiber
  5. I Dreamed a Dream – Alain Boubill, Herbert Kretzmer, Jean Marc Natel, Claude Michel Schonberg
  6. Someone’s Else’s Eyes – Bruce Roberts, Burt Bacharach, Bayer Sager
  7. Doctor’s Orders – Luther Vandross, Hubert Eaves III
  8. You Can’t Take Me for Granted – Aretha Franklin
  9. What You Give – Aretha Franklin
  10. Everyday People (Shep Pettibone Remix) – Sly Stone

On May 19, 1977.

On May 19, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Sweet Passion”, the twenty-third Aretha Franklin album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, at “ABC Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, “Whitney Recording Studios” in Glendale, CA, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, Lamont Dozier, Marvin Hamlisch and Carole Bayer Sager.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, keyboards
  • B. Barnum– rhythm arrangements, horn arrangements, string arrangements, keyboards
  • Ray Brown – bass guitar
  • Sonny Burke– keyboards
  • Joe Clayton – congas, percussion
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Ronald Coleman – keyboards
  • Lamont Dozier– rhythm arrangements
  • Scott Edwards – bass guitar
  • James Gadson– drums
  • McKinley Jackson – rhythm arrangements, horn arrangements
  • Harold Mason – drums
  • Craig McMillian – guitar
  • Mike Morgan – guitar
  • Gene Page– horn and string arrangements
  • David Paich– keyboards
  • Ray Parker Jr.– guitar
  • Chuck Rainey– bass guitar
  • Lee Ritenour– guitar
  • Sylvester Rivers– keyboards
  • Bob Zimmitti – percussion
  • David Paich, Marty Paich – co-producers
  • Frank Kemjar, Reginald Dozier, Barney Perkins – engineer
  • Reginald Dozier, Barney Perkins – mixing.
  • Dennis King – mastering
  • Bob Defrin – photography
  • David Alexander – photography

Track listing:

  1. Break It To Me Gently – Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager
  2. When I Think About You – Aretha Franklin
  3. What I Did for Love – Marvin Hamlisch, Edward Kleban
  4. No One Could Ever Love You More – Lamont Dozier
  5. A Tender Touch – Aretha Franklin
  6. Touch Me Up – Lamont Dozier
  7. Sunshine Will Never Be The Same – Lamont Dozier
  8. Meadows of Springtime – Aretha Franklin
  9. Mumbles / I’ve Got the Music in Me – Clark Terry, Aretha Franklin, Bias Boshell
  10. Sweet Passion – Aretha Franklin

On July 14, 1986.

Knock out loaded

On July 14, 1986, “Columbia” label released “Knocked Out Loaded”, the twenty-fourth Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded April – June 1986, and was produced by Bob Dylan. The cover art is a reworking of the January 1939 cover of “Spicy Adventure Stories”.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Vince Melamed – keyboards
  • Al Kooper– keyboards
  • Benmont Tench– keyboards
  • Patrick Seymour – keyboards
  • Tom Petty– guitar
  • T-Bone Burnett– guitar
  • Mike Campbell– guitar
  • Ira Ingber – guitar
  • Dave Stewart– guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– guitar
  • Jack Sherman– guitar
  • Al Perkins– steel guitar
  • Larry Meyers – mandolin
  • James Jamerson, Jr. – bass guitar
  • John Paris – bass guitar
  • John McKenzie– bass guitar
  • Vito San Filippo – bass guitar
  • Carl Sealove – bass guitar
  • Howie Epstein– bass guitar
  • Anton Fig– drums
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Raymond Lee Pounds – drums
  • Don Heffington – drums
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Milton Gabriel – steel drums
  • Mike Berment – steel drums
  • Bryan Parris – steel drums
  • Phil Jones – conga
  • Steve Douglas– saxophone
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Maia Smith – vocals
  • Lara Firestone – background vocals
  • Pamela Quinlan – background vocals
  • Carolyn Dennis– background vocals
  • Keysha Gwin – background vocals
  • Peggie Blu– background vocals
  • Majason Bracey – background vocals
  • Muffy Hendrix – background vocals
  • April Hendrix-Haberlan – background vocals
  • Dewey B. Jones II – background vocals
  • Queen Esther Marrow – background vocals
  • Larry Mayhand – background vocals
  • Angel Newell – background vocals
  • Herbert Newell – background vocals
  • Crystal Pounds – background vocals
  • Madelyn Quebec – background vocals
  • Daina Smith – background vocals
  • Medena Smith – background vocals
  • Annette May Thomas – background vocals
  • Damien Turnbough – background vocals
  • Chyna Wright – background vocals
  • Elesecia Wright – background vocals
  • Tiffany Wright – background vocals
  • Britt Bacon – engineering
  • Judy Feltus – engineering
  • Don Smith – engineering
  • George Tutko – engineering
  • Greg Fulginiti– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan, except where noted.

  1. You Wanna Ramble – Little Junior Parker
  2. They Killed Him – Kris Kristoferson
  3. Driftin’ Too Far From Shore
  4. Precious Memories – traditional, arr. by Bob Dylan
  5. Maybe Someday
  6. Brownsville Girl – Sam Shepard, Bob Dylan
  7. Got Mu Mind made Up – Tom Petty, Bob Dylan
  8. Under Your Spell – Bob Dylan, Carole Bayer Sager