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On January 20, 1978.

On January 20, 1978, “Columbia” label released “Infinity”, the fourth Journey studio album. It was recorded October–December 1977 at “His Master’s Wheels Studio” in San Francisco  and “Cherokee Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry– lead vocals
  • Neal Schon– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Gregg Rolie– lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums, percussion
  • Roy Thomas Baker– mixing
  • Geoff Workman – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Lights – Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  2. Feeling That Way – Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Aynsley Dunbar
  3. Anytime – Gregg Rolie, Roger Silver, Robert Fleischman, Neal Schon, Ross Valory
  4. Lă Do Dā – Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  5. Patiently – Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  6. Wheel in the Sky – Neal Schon, Robert Fleischman, Diane Valory
  7. Somethin’ to Hide – Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  8. Winds of March – Matt Schin, Neal Schon, Robert Fleischman, Gregg Rolie, Steve Perry
  9. Can Do – Steve Perry, Ross Valory
  10. Opened the Door – Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon

On January 16, 2015.

On January 16, 2015, “ECM” label released “Imaginary Cities”, the 19th Chris Potter album. It was recorded in December 2013, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Chris Potter- soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Adam Rogers− guitars
  • Craig Taborn− piano
  • Steve Nelson− vibraphone, marimba
  • Fima Ephron − bass guitar
  • Scott Colley− double bass
  • Nate Smith- drums
  • Mark Feldman, Joyce Hammann − violin
  • Lois Martin − viola
  • Dave Eggar− cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Potter

  1. Lament
  2. Imaginary Cities 1: Compassion
  3. Imaginary Cities 2: Dualities
  4. Imaginary Cities 3: Disintegration
  5. Imaginary Cities 4: Rebuilding
  6. Firefly
  7. Shadow Self
  8. Sky

On January 13, 2015.

On January 13, 2015, “ECM” label released “Songs for Quintet”, the 27th Kenny Wheeler album. It was recorded in December 2013, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Manfred Eicher and Steve Lake.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Wheeler— flugelhorn
  • Stan Sulzmann- tenor saxophone
  • John Parricelli- guitar
  • Chris Laurence- bass
  • Martin France- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Wheeler.

  1. Seventy-Six
  2. Jigsaw
  3. The Long Waiting
  4. Canter No. 1
  5. Sly Eyes
  6. 1076
  7. Old Time
  8. Pretty Liddle Waltz
  9. Nonetheless

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “EMI Records” label released “Focus con Proby”, the seventh Focus studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Yde De Jong.

Personnel:

  • J. Proby– vocals
  • Thijs van Leer– Hammond organ, piano, electric piano, Mellotron, synthesiser, flute
  • Bert Ruiter– bass guitar
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Philip Catherine– acoustic guitar, lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Eef Albers – lead guitar, rhythm guitar

Track listing:

  1. Wingless – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  2. Orion – Eef Albers
  3. Night Flight – Eef Albers
  4. Eddy – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  5. Sneezing Bull – Philip Catherine
  6. Brother – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  7. Tokyo Rose – Roselie van Leer
  8. Maximum – Bert Ruiter, Thijs van Leer
  9. How Long – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer

In December 1978.

In December 1978, “Black Saint” label released “Milano Strut”, the eleventh Don Pullen album. It was recorded in December 1978, at “at Barigozzi Studio” in Milano, Italy, and was produced by Giacomo Pellicciotti.

Personnel:

  • Don Pullen- piano, organ
  • Don Moye- drums, percussion, congas, bells

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Pullen.

  1. Conversation
  2. Communication
  3. Milano Strut
  4. Curve Eleven (For Giuseppi)

In December 1966.

In December 1966, “Limelight” label released “Soul Español”, the 104th Oscar Peterson album. It was recorded in December 1966, at “Universal Recorders” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Hal Mooney.

Personnel:

  • Oscar Peterson- piano
  • Sam Jones- double bass
  • Louis Hayes- drums
  • Henley Gibson – conga
  • Harold Jones- percussion
  • Marshall Thompson- timbales

Track listing:

  1. Mas que Nada – Jorge Ben Jor
  2. Manhã de Carnaval – Luiz Bonfá, Vinicius de Moraes
  3. Call Me – Tony Hatch
  4. How Insensitive – Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  5. Carioca – Edward Eliscu, Gus Kahn, Vincent Youmans
  6. Soulville Samba – Oscar Peterson
  7. Amanha – Phil Bodner
  8. Meditation – Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca
  9. Samba Sensitive – Oscar Peterson
  10. Samba de Orfeu – Luiz Bonfá, Vinicius de Moraes

On December 14, 1974.

On December 14, 1974, “ABC – Dunhill” label released “So What”, the third Joe Walsh studio album. It was recorded December 1973 – April 1974, and was produced by Joe Walsh, John Stronach and Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh– lead and background vocals, synthesizer, bass, guitar, piano, Moog synthesizer, mellotron, ARP, photography
  • Jody Boyer – lead and background vocals
  • Dan Fogelberg– vocals, guitar
  • Glenn Frey– lead and background vocals
  • Guille Garcia – percussion, conga
  • Bryan Garofalo – lead and background vocals, bass
  • Ron Grinel – drums
  • Don Henley– vocals, background vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Randy Meisner– vocals, background vocals
  • Kenny Passarelli– vocals, bass
  • D. Souther– lead and background vocals, guitar
  • Leonard Southwick – harmonica
  • Tom Stephenson – organ, keyboards
  • John Stronach – vocals
  • Joe Vitale– flute, drums, keyboards
  • Al Blazk, John Stronach, Bill Szymczyk – engineer
  • John Stronach, Bill Szymczyk – mixing
  • Rick Collins – mastering
  • Jimmy Wachtel – design, artwork
  • Lorrie Sullivan – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Welcome to the Club
  2. Falling Down – Joe Walsh, Don Henley
  3. Pavanne for the Sleeping Beauty – Maurice Ravel
  4. Time Out – Joe Walsh, Terry Trebandt
  5. All Night Laundry Mat Blues
  6. Turn to Stone – Joe Walsh, Terry Trebandt
  7. Help Me Through the Night
  8. Country Fair
  9. Song for Emma