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In June 1967.

In June 1967, “Epic” label released “Side Trips”, the debut Kaleidoscope (US band) studio album. It was recorded 1966 – 1967, and was produced by Barry Friedman.

Personnel:

  • David Perry Lindley – banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, harp guitar, 7-string banjo
  • David Solomon Feldthouse – saz, bouzouki, resonator guitar, veena, goblet drum, dulcimer, fiddle, twelve-string guitar
  • Chris Darrow– bass, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, autoharp, harmonica, clarinet
  • Fenrus Epp – violin, viola, bass, piano, organ, harmonica
  • John Vidican – percussion
  • Mike Goldberg – production supervisor
  • Arnold Shaw – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Egyptian Gardens – Solomon Feldthouse
  2. If the Night – Chris Darrow
  3. Hesitation Blues – Charlie Poole
  4. Please – Solomon Feldthouse, Mark Freedman
  5. Keep Your Mind Open – Chris Darrow
  6. Pulsating Dream – Chris Darrow, Solomon Feldthouse, David Lindley
  7. Oh Death – Dock Boggs
  8. Come on In – traditional, arranged by David Lindley
  9. Why Try – David Lindley
  10. Minnie the Moocher – Cab Calloway, Clarence Gaskill, Irving Mills

In May 1976.

In May 1976, “Epic” label released “Skullduggery”, the ninth Steppenwolf studio album. It was recorded in January 1976, and was produced by John Kay, Bobby Cochran, George Biondo, Wayne Cook and Jerry Edmonton.

Personnel:

  • John Kay– vocals, guitar
  • Bobby Cochran– vocals, guitar
  • George Biondo– vocals, bass guitar
  • Wayne Cook– keyboards
  • Jerry Edmonton- drums, percussion, backing vocals, art direction
  • Mike Reese – mastering
  • Ed Bannon – engineer
  • Randy Nicklaus – mixing engineer
  • Lorrie Sullivan – design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Skullduggery – Bobby Cochran
  2. (I am a) Road Runner – Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland
  3. Rock and Roll Song – Valdy Horsdal
  4. Train of Thought – Alan O’Day
  5. Life is a Gamble – Bobby Cochran, Harry Garfield
  6. Pass It On – Jean Watt
  7. Sleep – George Biondo
  8. Lip Service – George Biondo, Bobby Cochran, Wayne Cook

 

On May 9, 2000.

On May 9, 2000, “Epic” label released “Open the Door”, the fourth Roger Hodgson album. It was recorded 1998 – 2000, at “Studio Arpege” in Les Sorinieres, France, “Eglise Notre Dame de Bon-Port” in Nantes, France, “Unicorn Studios” in Nevada City, California, “Barrandov Studios” in Prague, Czech Republic, and was produced by Alan Simon, Roger Hodgson.

Personnel:

  • Roger Hodgson – vocals, 12 string and electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, harmonium, pipe organ, harpsichord, church organ
  • Trevor Rabin – electric guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Claude Samard – banjo, dobroslide and pedal steel guitar, bouzouki, oud
  • Manuel Delgado – Spanish guitar, palmas
  • Dan Ar Braz – arpeggio guitar
  • Laurent Vernerey – bass guitar
  • Alan Thomson – bass guitar
  • Arnaud Dunoyer – Hammond organ
  • Olivier Rousseau – piano
  • Alan Simon – high whistle, bodhran, harmonica
  • Loïc Ponthieu – drums, wavedrum
  • Denis Banarrosh – percussion
  • Gerry Conway – drums, percussion
  • Jeff Phillips – drums
  • Jean Pierre Meneghin – Scottish drums
  • Gurvan Houdayer – Scottish drums
  • Christophe Negre – saxophone
  • Michel Gaucher – flute
  • Zdenek Rys – oboe
  • Bruno Le Rouzic – bagpipe
  • Pascal Martin – uilleann pipe
  • Jean Louis Roques – accordion
  • Marco Canepa – Morse code
  • Jean-Jacques Milteau – harmonica
  • Dominique Regef – rebec, Hurdy Gurdy
  • Didier Lockwood – violin
  • Pavel Belohlavek – cello
  • Ilana Russell (Alana Cunningham) – children’s choir
  • Sierrah Dietz – children’s chorus
  • Justine Black – children’s chorus
  • Molly Katwman – children’s chorus
  • Nikki Matheson – backing vocals
  • The Symphonic Orchestra of Prague – conducted by Mario Klemens
  • The Bulgarian Voices “Philippopolis” – conducted by Hristo Arabadjiev
  • Samples from: speech by Queen Elizabeth II, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Ronald Reagan, Sevik the wolf

Track listing:

All tracks by Roger Hodgson, except where noted.

  1. Along Came Mary
  2. The More I Look
  3. Showdown
  4. Hungry
  5. The Garden
  6. Death and a Zoo
  7. Love is a Thousand Times
  8. Say Goodbye
  9. Open the Door
  10. For Every Man – Roger Hodgson, Alan Simon

 

On April 13, 2004.

On April 13, 2004, “Epic” label released “Is There Love in Space?” the tenth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, at “The Plant Studios” in Sausalito, in California, “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani.

Tracks listing:

  • Joe Satriani– vocals, guitar, keyboard, bass, harmonica, engineering
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion
  • Matt Bissonette– bass
  • John Cuniberti – tambourine, engineering
  • Z. Satriani – bass
  • Mike Manning – sound effects
  • Eric Caudieux– digital editing
  • Justin Phelps – engineering assistance
  • Mike Boden – engineering assistance
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Gnaahh
  2. Up in Flames
  3. Hands in the Air
  4. Lifestyle
  5. Is There Love in Space?
  6. If I Could Fly
  7. The Souls of Distortion
  8. Just Look Up
  9. I Like the Rain
  10. Searching
  11. Bamboo
  12. Dog with Crown & Earring

On April 13, 1982.

On April 13, 1982, “Epic” label released “Let Me Know You”, the eighth Stanley Clarke studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Larrabee Sound Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Stanley Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Clarke– vocals, bass, piccolo bass, tenor bass, electric bass, solo bass, electric bass solo, guitar, sitar, Roland bass synthesizer
  • Darlene Love– backing vocals
  • David Lasley– backing vocals
  • Marcy Levy– backing vocals
  • Denzil A. Miller Jr. – acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Moog synthesizer, mini moog
  • Greg Phillinganes– Fender Rhodes electric piano, mini moog
  • Todd Cochran– Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Michael Sembello– guitar
  • Carlos Santana– guitar solo
  • Roger Linn– drums
  • Gordon Peeke – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa– drums, percussion
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Steve Ferrone– drums
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler– drums
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Steven Lederman – additional vocals effects
  • Armand Kaproff – cello
  • Douglas L. Davis – cello
  • Earl S. Madison – cello
  • Paula Hochhalter – cello
  • Dorothy Remsen – harp
  • Charles C. Loper – trombone
  • Dick Hyde– trombone
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Lewis Melvin McCreary – trombone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • Gary E. Grant – trumpet
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet
  • Larry G. Hall – trumpet
  • Allan Harshman – viola
  • Janet Lakatos – viola
  • Joel Soultanian – viola
  • Roland Kato – viola
  • Rollice E. Dale – viola
  • Samuel Boghossian – viola
  • Alfred C. Brewning – violin
  • Charles Veal Jr. – violin
  • Daniel Shindaryov – violin
  • Endre Granat– violin
  • Gordon Howard Marron – violin
  • Harry Bluestone– violin
  • Ilkka Talvi– violin
  • Joy Lyle – violin
  • Nathan Kaproff – violin
  • Nathan Ross – violin
  • Paul Shure – violin
  • Tibor Zelig – violin
  • Vicky Sylvester – violin
  • Don Menza– woodwind
  • Ernie Watts– woodwind
  • Gary Lee Herbig – woodwind
  • Jim Horn– woodwind
  • Erik Zobler – recording, mixing
  • Danny Kopelson – assistant mixing engineer
  • Wally Buck – assistant mixing engineer
  • Judy Clapp – assistant recording engineer
  • Nyya Lark – assistant recording engineer
  • Sabrina Buchanek – assistant recording engineer
  • George Horn – mastering
  • Bob Seidemann– photography

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Stanley Clarke, except where noted.

  1. Straight to the Top
  2. Let Me Know You
  3. You Are the One for Me – lyrics by June Christopher
  4. I Just Want to Be Your Brother
  5. The Force of Love
  6. Play the Bass
  7. Secret to My Heart – Todd Cochran
  8. New York City

 

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.

Personnel:

  • 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.

Personnel:

  • 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.

Personnel:

  • 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.

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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.

Personnel:

  • 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.

Personnel:

  • 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