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On March 16, 1978.

On March 16, 1978, “Epic” label released “You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can’t Tuna Fish”, the seventh REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded 1977–1978 at “Sound City Studios, Los Angeles, CA, vocals recorded at “Record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and “Paragon Recording Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Paul Grupp and John Boylan.


  • Kevin Cronin– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Gary Richrath– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Neal Doughty– piano, Hammond organ, Moog synthesizer
  • Bruce Hall– bass
  • Alan Gratzer – drums
  • Lon Price – saxophone
  • Angelle Trosclair, Denise McCall, Denny Henson, Tom Kelly– backing vocals
  • Paul Grupp – engineer
  • John Boylan– executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Cronin, except where noted.

  1. Roll With the Changes
  2. Time for Me to Fly
  3. Runnin’ Band – Debbie Mackron, Gary Richrath
  4. Blazin’ Your Own trail Again
  5. Sing to Me – Gary Richracht
  6. Lucky for You – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath
  7. Do You Know Where Your Woman is Tonight – Gary Richrath
  8. The Unidentified Flying Tuna Trot – Gary Richrath
  9. Say You Love Me or Say Goodnight – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath

On March 14, 2000.

On March 14, 2000, “Epic” label released “Engines of Creation”, the eighth Joe Satriani album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Chateau FAF” in Los Angeles, “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Joe Satriani, Eric Caudieux and Kevin Shirley.


  • Joe Satriani– guitar, keyboard, programming, arrangement
  • Eric Caudieux– keyboard, programming, bass, arrangement, editing, engineering, mixing
  • Anton Fig– drums
  • Pat Thrall– bass
  • Enrique Gonzalez – engineering assistance
  • Mike Pilar – engineering assistance
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Devil’s Slide
  2. Flavor Crystal 7
  3. Borg Sex
  4. Until We Say Goodbye
  5. Attack
  6. Champagne?
  7. Clouds Race Across the Sky
  8. The Power Cosmic 2000 – Part I
  9. The Power Cosmic 2000 – Part 2
  10. Slow and Easy
  11. Engines of Creation


On December 5, 1995.

On December 5, 1995, “Epic” label released “Merkin Ball”, a two-song single  by Pearl Jam. The single features Neil Young and is a companion to his 1995 album, “Mirror Ball”. It was recorded February 7 – 10, 1995, at “Bad Animals” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Brett Eliason.


  • Eddie Vedder– vocals, guitar
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar
  • Jack Irons– percussion, drums
  • Neil Young– vocals, guitar, pump organ
  • Brendan O’Brien– bass guitar
  • Joel Bernstein– portraits
  • Brett Eliason – engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Vedder.

  1. I Got Id
  2. Long Road

On October 3, 1989.


On October 3, 1989, “Epic” label released “A Question of Time”, the ninth Jack Bruce studio album. It was recorded in 1989, and was produced by Jack Bruce and Joe Blaney.


  • Jack Bruce – vocals, bass, keyboards, piano, cello, acoustic guitar, synthesizer, harmonica
  • Jimmy Ripp, Vernon Reid, Albert Collins, Vivian Campbell, Malcolm Bruce – guitar
  • Paul Barrere- slide guitar
  • Allan Holdsworth- guitar, SynthAxe
  • Bernie Worrell- piano, keyboards, Melodica, Hammond organ, synth, Clavinet, backing vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins, Jonas Bruce – piano
  • Dougie Bowne, Ginger Baker, Tony Williams – drums
  • Mark Nauseef- Ghanaian drums, percussion
  • Zakir Hussain– tablas
  • Steve Jordan– percussion
  • The Savage Horns – John Abernathy saxophone
  • Gary “Bone” Cooper – backing vocals
  • The Golden Gate Boys Choir, The SoMa Footlights Chorus – choir

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack Bruce.

  1. Life on Earth
  2. Make Love
  3. No Surrender
  4. Flying
  5. Hey Now Princess
  6. Blues You Can’t Lose
  7. Obsession
  8. Kwela
  9. Let Me Be
  10. Only Playing Games
  11. A Question of Time
  12. Grease the Wheels

On August 27, 1991.

On August 27, 1991, “Epic” label released “Backlash”, the second and final Bad English studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Conway Studios”, “Secret Sound” in Los Angeles., “Can-Am Recorders” and “Zoo Studios”, and was produced by Ron Nevison.


  • John Waite- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Neal Schon- lead guitar, background vocals
  • Ricky Phillips- bass, background vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, background vocals
  • Deen Castronovo- drums, background vocals
  • Mark Spiro, Tommy Funderburk- background vocals
  • Ron Nevison – engineer
  • Tony Phillips – vocal producer
  • Rand & Rose – mixing
  • Ted Jensen- mastering

Track listing:

  1. So This Is Eden – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Russ Ballard
  2. Straight to Your Heart – John Waite, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Mark Spiro
  3. Time Stood Still – John Waite, Ricky Phillips, Jesse Harms
  4. The Time Alone with You – John Waite, Diane Warren, Jonathan Cain
  5. Dancing Off the Edge of the World – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon
  6. Rebel Say a Prayer – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Russ Ballard
  7. Savage Blue – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon
  8. Pray for Rain – John Waite, Mark Spiro, Jonathan Cain
  9. Make Love Last – John Waite, Jonathan Cain
  10. Life at the Top – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Mark Spiro, Tim Pierce

On August 7, 2007.

On August 7, 2007, “Epic” label released “Angels & Devils”, the fourth Fuel studio album. It was recorded August – November 200, at “Chop Shop Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Scott Humphrey and Carl Bell.


  • Toryn Green– lead vocals
  • Carl Bell– guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeff Abercrombie – bass
  • Josh Freese– drums
  • Tommy Lee– drums
  • Matthew Nelson– backing vocals
  • Stefanie Fife, Kirsten Fife, Jennifer Walton – strings
  • Carl Bell, Stefanie Fife – string arrangements
  • Michael Shipley – mixing
  • Ben Grosse – mixing
  • Brad Blackwood – mastering
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Carl Bell, except where noted.

  1. Gone
  2. I Should Have Told You – Carl Bell, Marti Frederiksen
  3. Forever
  4. Wasted Time (G-Mi)
  5. Leave the Memories Alone
  6. Mess
  7. Not This Time
  8. Scars in the Making – Carl Bell, Keith Wallen
  9. Hangin’ Round
  10. Again
  11. Halos of the Son – Jeff Abercrombie, Ryan Giles, Toryn Green
  12. Angels Take a Soul
  13. Wasted Time (S-Mix)



On July 2, 1991.

On July 2, 1991, “Epic” label released “Hey Stoopid”, the twelfth Alice Cooper solo album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, at “Bearsville Studios” in New York, and was produced by Peter Collins.


  • Alice Cooper– vocals, harmonica
  • Stef Burns – guitar
  • Hugh McDonald– bass
  • Mickey Curry– drums
  • Slash– guitar
  • Joe Satriani– guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Vai– guitar
  • Vinnie Moore– guitar
  • Mick Mars– guitar
  • Nikki Sixx– bass
  • John Webster– keyboards, Hammond B3 Organ
  • Robert Bailey – keyboards
  • Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Chris Boardman – string arrangement
  • Steve Croes – synclavier
  • Ozzy Osbourne– backing vocals
  • Zachary Nevel – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Hey Stoopid – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer
  2. Love’s a Loaded Gun – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti
  3. Snakebite – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer, Lance Bulen, Kelly Keeling
  4. Burning Our Bed – Alice Cooper, Al Pitrelli, Bob Pfeifer, Steve West
  5. Dangerous Tonight – Alice Cooper, Desmond Child
  6. Might as Well Be on Mars – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Desmond Child
  7. Feed My Frankenstein – Alice Cooper, Zodiac Mindwarp, Ian Richardson, Nick Coler
  8. Hurricane Years – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer
  9. Little by Little – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer
  10. Die for You – Alice Cooper, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx, Jim Vallance
  11. Dirty Dreams – Alice Cooper, Bob Pfeifer, Jim Vallance
  12. Winf-Up-Toy – Alice Cooper, Vic Pepe, Jack Ponti, Bob Pfeifer