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On July 29, 1986.

On July 29, 1986, “Family Productions” and “Columbia” labels released “The Bridge”, the tenth Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, at “The Power Station”, “Chelsea Sound”, “RCA Studios”, in New York City and “Evergreen Studios”, in Burbank, California, and was produced by Phil Ramone. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.


  • Billy Joel– lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers, electric guitar, Fender Rhodes
  • Ray Charles– acoustic piano, lead vocals
  • David Brown – guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Russell Javors– guitar
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums, percussion
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • Mark Rivera– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Jeff Bova– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond B3 organ
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • John McCurry– guitar
  • Neil Stubenhaus– bass guitar
  • Ron Carter– acoustic bass
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Jimmy Bralower – percussion
  • Eddie Daniels– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone
  • Marvin Stamm– trumpet
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Patrick Williams– arrangements
  • Philippe Saisse– orchestration
  • Peter Hewlett – backing vocals
  • Cyndi Lauper– harmony vocals
  • Joseph D’Ambrosio – production coordinator
  • Jim Boyer – engineer
  • Steve Boyer, David Dickson, Bradshaw Leigh, Fred Tenny – engineer assistant
  • Ricki Begin, Peter Bergren, Mark Betts, Steve Buller, Cary Butler, Gary Ciuzio, Ed Evans, Bruce Howell, Joe Lopes, Frank Rodriguez, Billy Rothschild, Joe Salvatto, Audrey Tanaka, Phil Vachon – technical support
  • Ted Jensen– mixing
  • Mark Larson – design
  • Brad Holland – cover painting
  • Patrick Demarchelier – photography
  • Larry Busacca, Phil Ramone, Charles Reilly – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel, except where noted.

  1. Running on Ice
  2. This Is the Time
  3. A Matter of Trust
  4. Modern Woman
  5. Baby Grand
  6. Big Man on Mulberry Street
  7. Temptation
  8. Code of Silence – Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper
  9. Getting Closer

On August 26, 2016.

On August 26, 2016, “Okeh Records” label released “It’s Hard”, the twelfth Bad Plus studio album. It was recorded in April 2016, and was produced by Reid Anderson, Ethan Iverson and David King.


  • Reid Anderson– bass
  • Ethan Iverson– piano
  • David King– drums

Track listing:

  1. Maps – Brian Chase, Karen Lee Orzolek, Nick Zinner
  2. Games Without Frontiers – Peter Gabriel
  3. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman
  4. I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
  5. Alfombra Magica – Bill McHenry
  6. The Beautiful Ones – Prince
  7. Don’t Dream It’s Over – Neil Finn
  8. Staring at the Sun – Tunde Adebimpe, David Andrew Sitek
  9. Mandy – Scott English, Richard Kerr
  10. The Robots – Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos, Ralf Hütter
  11. Broken Shadows – Ornette Coleman

On May 30, 2006.

On May 30, 2006, “Epic” label released “When All That’s Left Is You”, the debut Quietdrive album. It was recorded in 2006, in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Butch Walker and Matt Kirkwold.


  • Kevin Truckenmiller– vocals, guitar, fiddle
  • Matt Kirby– vocals, guitar
  • Justin Bonhiver– guitar
  • Droo Hastings– bass
  • Brandon Lanier– drums
  • James “Fluff” Harley- engineer, mixing
  • Chris Lord-Alge– mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Truckenmiller, except where noted.

  1. Rise from the Ashes
  2. Get Up
  3. Take a Drink
  4. Let Me Go In
  5. Rush Together
  6. Maybe Misery
  7. I Lie Awake
  8. The Season – Kevin Truckenmiller, Matt Kirby
  9. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman
  10. Both Ways

On May 11, 1993.

On May 11, 1993, “MCA” label released “Out of Body”, the fifth Hooters studio album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Ardent Studios” in Memphis, and was produced by Joe Hardy, Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman.


  • Rob Hyman – lead vocals, piano, organ, synthesizer, Mellotron, accordion, percussion, hooter
  • Eric Bazilian – lead vocals, guitars, mandolin, bass guitar, sitar, hooter, saxophone, recorder, synthesizer, percussion
  • David Uosikkinen – drums, percussion
  • John Lilley – vocals, guitar
  • Fran Smith Jr. – vocals, bass guitar, tambourine
  • Mindy Jostyn – vocals, violin, guitar, harmonica, string arrangements
  • Cyndi Lauper: vocals
  • The Memphis Horns: Andrew Love – tenor saxophone, Wayne Jackson trumpet, trombone
  • Linda Minke: cello
  • Max Huls: violin

Track listing:

  1. Twenty-Five Hours a Day – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Jerry Lynn Williams
  2. Boys Will Be Boys – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Cyndi Lauper
  3. Shadow of Jesus – Eric Bazilian, Glenn Goss
  4. Great Big American Car – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Wendy Waldman
  5. Private Emotion – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian
  6. Driftin’ Away – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian
  7. Dancing on the Edge – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, John Bettis
  8. All Around the Place – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian
  9. One Too Many Nights – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian
  10. Nobody But You – Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Jerry Lynn Williams

On May 6, 2016.

On May 6, 2016, “Columbia” label released “Electronica 2: The Heart of Noise”, the eighteenth Jean Michel Jarre studio album. It was recorded 2011-2016, and was produced by Jean Michel Jarre.The second of a two-part album (the first being Electronica 1: The Time Machine) is collaboration with other musicians  includes Pet Shop Boys, Rone, Julia Holter, Primal Scream, Gary Numan, Hans Zimmer, Edward Snowden, Peaches, Sébastien Tellier, The Orb,  Siriusmo,  Yello,  Jeff Mills, Cyndi Lauper and Christophe.

Track listing:

  1. The Heart of Noise, Pt. 1 (with Rone) – Jean Michel Jarre, Erwan Castex
  2. The Heart of Noise, Pt. 2 – Jean Michel Jarre
  3. Brick England (with Pet Shop Boys) – Jean Michel Jarre, Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe
  4. These Creatures (with Julia Holter) – Jean Michel Jarre, Julia Holter
  5. As One (with Primal Scream) – Jean Michel Jarre, Andrew Innes, Bobby Gillespie, Robert Young
  6. Here For You (with Gary Numan) – Jean Michel Jarre, Gary Numan
  7. Electrees (with Hans Zimmer) – Jean Michel Jarre, Hans Zimmer
  8. Exit (with Edward Snowden) – Jean Michel Jarre
  9. What You Want (with Peaches) – Jean Michel Jarre, Merrill Nisker
  10. Gisele (with Sebastien Tellier) – Jean Michel Jarre, Sebastien Tellier
  11. Switch on Leon(with The Orb) – Jean Michel Jarre, Alex Paterson, Thomas Fehlmann
  12. Circus (with Siriusmo) – Jean Michel Jarre, Moritz Friedrich
  13. Why This, Why That and Why (with Yello) – Jean Michel Jarre, Dieter Meier, Boris Blank
  14. The Architect (with Jeff Mills) – Jean Michel Jarre, Jeff Mills
  15. Swipe to the Right (with Cyndi Lauper) – Jean Michel Jarre, Cyndi Lauper, Carmen Cacciatore
  16. Walking the Mile (with Christophe) – Jean Michel Jarre, Daniel Bevilacqua
  17. Falling Down – Jean Michel Jarre
  18. The Heart of Noise (The Origin) – Jean Michel Jarre

On March 23, 1999.

Traveling miles

On March 23, 1999, “Blue Note” label released “Traveling Miles”, the thirteenth Cassandra Wilson album. It was recorded in December 1997, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, May & September 1998, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, and was produced by Cassandra Wilson.The album is a tribute to Miles Davis.


  • Cassandra Wilson – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Doug Wamble– acoustic guitar
  • Eric Lewis– piano
  • Jeffrey Haynes, Kevin Breit– acoustic, electric, resophonic & e-bow guitars, electric mandolin, mandocello, bazouki
  • Lonnie Plaxico– acoustic bass
  • Marcus Baylor– drums, percussion
  • Marvin Sewell– acoustic, classical & electric guitars, bazouki
  • Mino Cinelu– percussion
  • Perry Wilson– drums
  • Vincent Henry– harmonica
  • Dave Holland– bass
  • Olu Dara– cornet
  • Steve Coleman– alto sax
  • Pat Metheny– classical guitar
  • Angelique Kidjo– vocals
  • Regina Carter– violin
  • Stefon Harris– vibraphone

Track listing:

  1. Run the Voodoo Down – Miles Davis, Cassandra Wilson
  2. Traveling Miles – Cassandra Wilson
  3. Right Here Right Now – Marvin Sewell and Cassandra Wilson
  4. Time After Time – Rob Hyman and Cyndi Lauper
  5. When The Sun Goes Down – Cassandra Wilson
  6. Seven Steps – Victor Feldman and Miles Davis
  7. Someday My Prince Will Come – Frank Churchill and Larry Morey
  8. Never Broken – Wayne Shorter and Cassandra Wilson
  9. Resurrection Blues – Marcus Miller and Cassandra Wilson
  10. Sky & Sea (Blue in Green) – Miles Davis and Cassandra Wilson
  11. Piper – Cassandra Wilson
  12. Voodoo Reprise – Miles Davis, Cassandra Wilson and Angelique Kidjo

On September 9, 1985.

Miles Davis - You're under arrest

On September 9, 1985, “Columbia” label released Miles Davis album “You’re under arrest”.  It was recorded January 1984 – January 1985 at “Record Plant Studio” in New York City , and was produced by Miles Davis and Robert Irving III. The album features Davis’ interpretations of two contemporary pop songs: Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time” and Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature”


  • Miles Davis – trumpet, synthesizer, Police Voices, Davis Voices
  • John McLaughlin – guitar
  • John Scofield – guitar
  • Bob Berg – soprano saxophone,tenor saxophone
  • Al Foster – drums
  • Vince Wilburn, Jr – drums
  • Robert Irving III – synthesizers, celesta, organ, clavinet
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Steve Thorton – percussion, Spanish voice
  • Sting (credited as Gordon Sumner) – French policeman’s voice
  • Marek Olko – Polish voice
  • James “J.R.” Prindiville – handcuffs

Track listing:

  1. One Phone Call / Street Scenes – Miles Davis
  2. Human Nature – John Bettis, Steve Porcaro
  3. MD 1 / Something’s on your mind / MD 2 – Miles Davis, Hubert Eaves III, James “D-Train” Williams
  4. Morrisine – Miles Davis, Morrisine Tynes Irving, Robert Irving III
  5. Katia Prelude – Miles Davis and Robert Irving III
  6. Katia – Miles Davis and Robert Irving III
  7. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper and Rob Hyman
  8. You’re Under Arrest – John Scofield
  9. Jean Pierre / You’re Under Arrest / Then There Were One – Miles Davis, Robert Irving III, John Scofield

On January 28, 1985.

We are the world

On January 28, 1985, the song “We Are the World” was recorded in the “A&M” studios in LA. The USA response to the UK Band Aid’s “Do they know it’s Christmas” was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Omartian for the album We Are the World. The single was released on March 7, 1985 on “Columbia” label and sold over 20 million copies worldwide.

The following singers, musicians and celebrities took part in the song:

  • Lionel Richie
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Paul Simon
  • Kenny Rogers
  • James Ingram
  • Tina Turner
  • Billy Joel
  • Michael Jackson
  • Diana Ross
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Willie Nelson
  • Al Jarreau
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Steve Perry
  • Daryl Hall
  • Huey Lewis
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Kim Carnes
  • Bob Dylan
  • Ray Charles
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Lindsey Buckingham
  • Mario Cipollina
  • Johnny Colla
  • Sheila E.
  • Bob Geldof
  • David Paich
  • Michael Boddicker
  • Paulinho da Costa
  • Louis Johnson
  • Michael Omartian
  • Greg Phillinganes
  • John Robinson