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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 July 9, 1995.

On July 9, 1995, “Arista” label “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?”, the thirtieth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – May 1995,at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, “The Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, “United Sound Systems” in Detroit, “Right Track Recording” and “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, David A. Stewart and  Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards
  • Preston Glass– backing vocals, keyboards, keyboard vibes
  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals
  • Nat Adderley Jr.– keyboards
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer
  • Annie Lennox– lead vocals, keyboards
  • David A. Stewart– keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond organ
  • Corrado Rustici– guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Ray Gomez – guitar solo
  • Doc Powell– guitar
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitar
  • Carlos Santana– guitar solo
  • Randy Jackson– synth bass, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, percussion, acoustic piano, keyboards
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Shelly Yakus – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Gigi Gonaway– tambourine
  • The Santana Rhythm Section– percussion
  • Andy Narell – steel drums
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Paul Riser– string arrangements
  • Dizzy Gillespie– trumpet solo
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin– backing vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap– backing vocals
  • Vicki Randle– backing vocals
  • Sylvester– backing vocals
  • Jeanie Tracy – backing vocals
  • Martha Wash– backing vocals
  • Laundon Von Hendricks – backing vocals
  • Nikita Germaine – backing vocals
  • The Charles Williams Singers – choir
  • Craig Thomas – backing vocals
  • Karen Benington – backing vocals
  • Sandra Feva – backing vocals
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Sephra Herman – production coordination
  • Clive Davis– executive producer
  • Don Smith – engineer, mixing
  • Josh Abbey – engineer
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Adam Williams – engineer
  • Jay Willis – assistant engineer
  • Moira Marquis – second engineer
  • Ray Pyle – second engineer
  • Paul Hamingson – second engineer
  • Gordon Logan – second engineer
  • Dominick Celani – assistant engineer
  • Dana Chappelle – second engineer
  • Tim Crich – second engineer
  • Maureen Droney – second engineer
  • Michael Brauer – additional mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Stephen Marcussen– original mastering
  • David A. Stewart – mixing
  • John Pinderhughes – photography
  • Donn Davenport – art direction
  • Artis Lane – painting

Track listing:

  1. Freeway of Love – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  2. Another Night – Beppe Cantarelli, Roy Freeland
  3. Sweet Bitter Love – Van McCoy
  4. Who’s Zoomin’ Who – Aretha Franklin, Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  5. Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart
  6. Until You Say You Love Me – Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  7. Ain’t Nobody Ever Loved You – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  8. Push – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  9. Integrity – Aretha Franklin

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Arista” label released “The One That You Love”, the sixth Air Supply album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Graham Russell, Michael Masser and Harry Maslin.

Personnel:

  • David Moyse: guitar
  • Rex Goh: guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Dave Green: bass
  • Russell Hitchcock: vocals
  • Graham Russell: acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Ralph Cooper: drums
  • Frank Esler-Smith: conductor, keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • Alpha: photography
  • Ray Barber: logo
  • Clive Davis: executive producer
  • Elliott Federman: mastering
  • Howard Fritzson: cover design, art direction
  • Stephanie Kika: project coordinator
  • Ria Lewerke: stylist, cover art direction
  • Harry Maslin: engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Russell, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Turn Me Away
  2. Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) – Michael Masser, Norman Sallitt, Linda Creed
  3. Keeping the Love Alive – Graham Russell, Richard Supa
  4. The One That You Love
  5. This Heart Belongs to Me
  6. Sweet Dreams
  7. I Want to Give It All – Graham Russell, Rex Goh
  8. I’ll Never Get Enough of You – Jeanne Napoli, Gary Portnoy, Judy Quay
  9. Tonight
  10. I’ve Got Your Love – Graham Russell, Clive Davis

 

On June 15, 1999.

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On June 15, 1999, “Arista” label released “Supernatural”, the seventeenth Santana album. It was recorded 1999, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Clive Davis, Jerry ‘Wonder’ Duplessis, The Dust Brothers, Alex González, Charles Goodan, Lauryn Hill, Art Hodge, Wyclef Jean, Fher Olvera, K.C. Porter, Dante Ross, Matt Serletic and Stephen Harris. The album was huge commercial success, selling more than thirty million copies worldwide, and becoming Santana’s best sold album ever. It was certified 15 x Platinum in the US by the”RIIA’. “Supernatural”  won nine “Grammy Awards”, including “Album of the Year”, and three “Latin Grammy Awards” including “Record of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Carlos Santana – guitars, congas, percussion, vocals, sleigh bells
  • Chester D. Thompson – keyboards
  • Benny Rietveld – bass
  • Billy Johnson – drums
  • Karl Perazzo – percussion, congas
  • Raul Rekow – congas
  • Tony Lindsay, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo – vocals
  • Jose Abel Figueroa, Mic Gillette – trombone
  • Mic Gillette, Marvin McFadden – trumpet
  • Dave Matthews – vocals
  • George Whitty – keyboards
  • Carter Beauford – drums
  • Everlast – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Dante Ross, John Gamble – programming
  • Horacio Hernandez – drums
  • Raul Rekow – congas
  • Karl Perazzo – vamp out vocal
  • Rob Thomas – vocals
  • Jeff Cressman, Jose Abel Figueroa – trombone
  • Julius Melendez, William Ortiz – trumpet
  • Lauryn Hill, Cee-Lo Green – vocals
  • Francis Dunnery, Al Anderson – rhythm guitar
  • Loris Holland – keyboards
  • Kobie Brown, Che Pope – programming
  • Tom Barney – bass
  • Lenesha Randolph – backing vocals
  • Danny Wolinski – saxophone, flute
  • Steve Touré – trombone
  • Earl Gardner –trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Joseph Daley – tuba
  • The Product G&B – vocals
  • Joseph Herbert – cello
  • Daniel Seidenberg, Hari Balakrisnan – viola
  • Jeremy Cohen – violin
  • C. Porter – programming, accordion
  • Fher Olvera – vocals
  • Sergio Vallín – rhythm guitar
  • Jose Quintana – vocal direction
  • Eagle-Eye Cherry – vocals
  • B. Eckl – rhythm guitar
  • Luis Conte – congas and percussion
  • C. Porter – vocals
  • Fher, Tony Lindsay, Jeanie Tracy – background vocals
  • Spanish translation – Chein Garcia Alonso
  • Eric Clapton – guitars
  • Mike Mani – programming
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen
  • Pro Tools editing – Andre for Screaming Lizard

Track listing:

  1. (Da Le) Yaleo – Carlos Santana, Shakara Mutela, Christian Pollon
  2. Love of My Life – Carlos Santana
  3. Put Your Lights On – Everlast
  4. Africa Bamba – Carlos Santana, Ismaïla Touré, Sixu Tidiane Touré
  5. Smooth – Itaal Shur, Rob Thomas
  6. Do You Like the Way – Lauryn Hill
  7. Maria Maria – Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Raul Rekow ,Wyclef Jean, Jerry “Wonder” Duplessis
  8. Migra – Carlos Santana, Rachid Taha, Tony Lindsay
  9. Corazón Espinado – Fher Olvera
  10. Wishing It Was – Eagle-Eye Cherry, Michael Simpson, John King, Money Mark ,(Mark Ramos Nishita) Porter
  11. El Farol – Carlos Santana, Porter
  12. Primavera – Porter, B. Eckl, Cheín García Alons
  13. The Calling – Carlos Santana, Chester D.Thompson, Freddie Stone, Linda Graham