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On September 20, 1977.

On September 20, 1977, “Polydor” label released “Ringo the 4th”, the sixth Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded February – June 1977, in Cherokee, Los Angeles, Atlantic, and New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– lead vocals, drums
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Lon Van Eaton– guitar
  • Dick Fegy – guitar
  • Danny Kortchmar– guitar
  • David Bromberg– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Chuck Rainey– bass guitar
  • Hugh McDonald– bass guitar
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • David Foster– keyboards, clavinet, piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, piano
  • Jeff Gutcheon – keyboards
  • Ken Bichel– keyboards
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Arnold McCuller – backing vocals
  • Brie Howard– backing vocals
  • David Lasley – backing vocals
  • Debra Gray – backing vocals
  • Duitch Helmer – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Gilstrap – backing vocals
  • Joe Bean – backing vocals
  • Luther Vandross– backing vocals
  • Lynn Pitney – backing vocals
  • Marietta Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Anderson – backing vocals
  • Melissa Manchester– backing vocals
  • Rebecca Louis – backing vocals
  • Robin Clark– backing vocals
  • Vini Poncia– backing vocals
  • Bette Midler– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Drowning in the Sea of Love – Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
  2. Tango All Night – Steve Hague, Tom Seufert
  3. Wings – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  4. Gave It All Up – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  5. Out on the Streets – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  6. Can She Do It Like She Dances – Steve Duboff, Gerry Robinson
  7. Sneaking Sally Through the Alley – Allen Toussaint
  8. It’s No Secret – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  9. Gypsies in the Flight – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia
  10. Simple Love Song – Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia

 

On March 28, 1983.

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On March 28, 1983, “Barking Pumpkin” label release “The Man from Utopia”, thirty-sixth Frank Zappa album. It was recorded October 1980 – October 1982, and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa– guitar, vocals, drum machine, ARP 2600
  • Steve Vai– guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Ray White– guitar, vocals
  • Roy Estrada– vocals
  • Bob Harris – boy soprano
  • Ike Willis– vocals
  • Bobby Martin – keyboards, saxophone, vocals
  • Tommy Mars– keyboards
  • Arthur Barrow– keyboards, bass, micro bass, rhythm guitar
  • Ed Mann– percussion
  • Scott Thunes– bass
  • Chad Wackerman– drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Craig Twister Steward – harmonica
  • Dick Fegy – mandolin
  • Marty Krystall – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa, except where noted.

  1. Cocaine Decisions
  2. The Dangerous Kitchen
  3. Tink Walks Amok
  4. The Radio is Broken
  5. Mōggio
  6. The Man from Utopia Meets Mary Lou – Donald and Doris Woods and Obie Jessie
  7. Stick Together
  8. SEX
  9. The Jazz Discharge Party Hats
  10. We Are Not Alone