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On March 2, 1979.

On March 2, 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Thanks I’ll Eat It Here”, the only Lowell George solo album. It was recorded in 1078, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lowell George. The cover art, painted by Neon Park, is a version of Édouard Manet’s painting “Le déjeuner sur l’herbe” with Marlene Dietrich, Fidel Castro and Bob Dylan as the diners.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George – vocals, guitar
  • Bonnie Raitt- vocals
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards
  • Chuck Rainey- bass
  • Denny Christianson – keyboards, horns
  • David Foster- keyboards
  • Chilli Charles – drums
  • Nicky Hopkins- keyboards
  • Jim Price- horns
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Michael Baird- drums
  • Dennis Belfield – bass
  • Bobby Bruce – violin, guitar
  • Turner Stephen Bruton- guitar
  • Luis Damian – guitar, keyboards
  • Gordon DeWitty – keyboards, piano
  • Maxine Dixon – piano
  • Arthur Gerst – piano
  • Jimmy Greenspoon – guitar, piano
  • Roberto Gutierrez – vocals, guitar, drums
  • Richie Hayward- drums
  • Jerry Jumonville – saxophone, guitar
  • Ron Koss – guitar, engineering
  • Darrell Leonard – horn, vocals
  • Maxayn Lewis- vocals
  • David Paich- keyboards
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Dean Parks- guitar, keyboards
  • Bruce Paulson – keyboards
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, vocals
  • Herb Pedersen- vocals
  • Joel Peskin – vocals, saxophone
  • John Phillips- saxophone, drums
  • Peggy Sandvig – piano
  • James Self – tuba
  • Steve Madaio – horns
  • Floyd Sneed – drums, vocals
  • D. Souther- bass, vocals
  • Paul Stallworth – bass, guitar
  • Fred Tackett- guitar, vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – vocals
  • Donn Landee, George Massenburg– engineering
  • Billy Youdelman, Bruce Botnick, Doug Botnick – assistant engineer
  • Michael Ward – truck driver, drum tech
  • Brad Kanawyer, Michael Hollyfield – design
  • Elizabeth George, Bob Marks, Nancy Goldfarb – photography

Track listing:

  1. What Do You Want the Girl to Do – Allen Toussaint
  2. Honest Man – Lowell George, Fred Tackett
  3. Two Trains – Lowell George
  4. I Can’t Stand the Rain – Ann Peebles, Don Bryant, Bernie Miller
  5. Cheek to Cheek – Lowell George, Van Dyke Parks, Martin Kibbee (aka Fred Martin))
  6. Easy Money – Rickie Lee Jones
  7. Twenty Million Things – Lowell George, Jed Levy
  8. Find a River – Fred Tackett
  9. Himmler’s Ring – Jimmy Webb

 

In May 1974.

In May 1974, “ABC Records” label released “Rags To Rufus”, the second Rufus studio album. It was recorded 1973-1974, at “Quantum Studios” in Torrance, California, and was produced by Chaka Khan, Dennis Beifield, André Fischer, Kevin Murphy, Al Ciner, Ron Stockert and Bob Monaco. The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Chaka Khan– lead vocals, background vocals
  • Dennis Belfield – background vocals, bass
  • André Fischer – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Kevin Murphy– organ, clavinet, background vocals
  • Al Ciner– electric & acoustic guitars, background vocals
  • Ron Stockert – lead vocals, keyboards, background vocals
  • Tony Maiden – guitar, vocals, talk box
  • Nate Morgan – keyboards
  • Clare Fischer– orchestration
  • Don Sciarrotta – chief recording & re-mix engineer
  • Tony Sciarrotta – assistant engineer
  • Vic Zaslow – audio mastering
  • Ron Stockert, Dennis Belfield, Al Ciner – string & horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. You Got the Love – Chaka Khan, Ray Parker, Jr.
  2. I Got the Right Street (But the Wrong Direction) – Ron Stockert
  3. Walkin’ in the Sun – Jeff Barry
  4. Rags to Rufus – Kevin Murphy, André Fischer, Chaka Khan, Ron Stockert, Dennis Belfield, Al Ciner
  5. Swing Down Chariot – Kevin Murphy, André Fischer, Chaka Khan, Ron Stockert, Dennis Belfield, Al Ciner
  6. Sideways – Kevin Murphy, André Fischer, Chaka Khan, Ron Stockert, Dennis Belfield, Al Ciner
  7. Ain’t Nothin’ But a Maybe – Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
  8. Tell Me Something Good – Stevie Wonder
  9. Look Through My Eyes – Dennis Belfield
  10. “In Love We Grow – Dennis Belfield
  11. Smokin’ Room – Dennis Belfield

In March 1976.

In March 1976, “ABC” label released “American Pastime” the fourteenth Three Dog Night album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by Bob Monaco.

Personnel:

  • Danny Hutton- vocals
  • Chuck Negron- vocals
  • Cory Wells- vocals
  • Jay Gruska – vocals
  • Gavin Christopher – conga
  • Al Ciner- guitar
  • Dan Ferguson – electric guitar
  • Ed Greene- drums
  • Jimmy Greenspoon- keyboard
  • Skip Konte- keyboard, clavinet
  • Mickey McMeel – drums
  • Dennis Belfield – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Ron Stockert – keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Engineer: Tony Sciarrotta, Scot Spain
  • Arranger: Three Dog Night

Track listing:

  1. Everybody Is a Masterpiece – George Clinton, Richard Ira Reicheg
  2. Easy Evil – Alan O’Day
  3. Billy the Kid – Billy Lawrie, Marie Lawrie
  4. Mellow Down – Andy Fairweather-Low
  5. Yellow Beach Umbrella – Craig Doerge, Judy Henske
  6. Hang On – Jay Gruska, Jeffrey Spirit
  7. Southbound – Hoyt Axton, Mark M. Dawson
  8. Drive on, Ride On – Dobie Gray, Troy Harold Seals
  9. Dance the Night Away – Bob Carpenter, David James Holster

 

On November 3, 1980.

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On November 3, 1980, “Reprise” label released “Hawks & Doves”, the tenth Neil Young studio album. It was recorded 1974–1977, 1980, at “Quadrafonic” in Nashville; “Village Recorders” in LA; “Indigo Recording Studio” in Malibu; “Triad Recording Studio” in Ft. Lauderdale, and “Gold Star Recording Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Neil Young, Tim Mulligan and Elliot Mazer.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals
  • Greg Thomas – drums
  • Dennis Belfield – bass
  • Ben Keith– steel and Dobro, harmony vocals
  • Rufus Thibodeaux– fiddle
  • Ann Hillary O’Brien – harmony vocals
  • Levon Helm– drums
  • Tim Drummond– bass
  • Tom Scribner – sawplayer

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. Little Wing
  2. The Old Homestead
  3. Lost in Space
  4. Captain Kennedy
  5. Stayin’ Power
  6. Coastline
  7. Union Man
  8. Comin’ Apart at Every Nail
  9. Hawks & Doves

On March 15, 1979.

Fate for Breakfast

On March 15, 1979, “Columbia” label released “Fate for Breakfast” the fourth Art Garfunkel solo album. It was recorded January – February 1979, and was produced by Louie Shelton and Mike Batt.

Personnel:

  • Art Garfunkel – vocals, harmony vocals
  • Penny Nichols – background vocals
  • Stephen Bishop– guitar, background vocals
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer, clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Oberheim
  • Tom Scott– tenor saxophone
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Leah Kunkel– background vocals
  • Gene Page– arranger
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Louie Shelton– electric guitar
  • Billy Alessi – background vocals
  • Bobby Alessi – background vocals
  • Maxine Anderson – background vocals
  • Michael Baird– drums
  • Dennis Belfield – bass
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion
  • Ray Cooper– percussion
  • Carolyn Dennis– background vocals
  • Alan Estes – percussion
  • Lyle Forman – percussion
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Jim Gilstrap – background vocals
  • Roland Harker – guitar
  • DeLisle Harper – bass
  • Lyle Harper, Les Hurdle, Neil Jason, Neil Johnson – bass
  • Larry Knechtel– piano
  • Hugh McCracken– electric guitar
  • Roy J. Morgan – drums
  • Del Newman – string arrangement
  • Lee Ritenour– electric guitar
  • Larry Rolando – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Edwin Roxburgh – bass
  • Jeffrey Staton – acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Richard Tee– electric piano
  • Richie Zito– electric guitar

Track listing:

  1. In a Little While (I’ll Be on My Way) – Dennis Belfield
  2. Since I Don’t Have You – Joseph Rock, Jimmy Beaumont, Lenny Martin
  3. And I Know – Michael Sembello,David Batteau
  4. Sail on a Rainbow – Stephen Bishop
  5. Miss You Nights – Dave Townsend
  6. Bright Eyes – Mike Batt
  7. Finally Found a Reason – Michael Sembello, David Batteau, Craig Bickhardt, Rick Bell
  8. Beyond the Tears – Jeffrey Comanor, Robert Gundry
  9. Oh How Happy – Charles Hatcher
  10. When Someone Doesn’t Want You – Jeffrey Staton
  11. Take Me Away – Grant Gullickson, Lance Gullickson