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On September 21, 1979.

On September 21, 1979, “Epic” label released “Dream Police”, the fourth Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 1978 – 1979, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Werman. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rick Nielsen – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Bun E. Carlos – drums, percussion
  • Jai Winding – organ, piano, keyboards, synth
  • Steve Lukather – guitar
  • Gary Ladinsky – engineer
  • Mike Beiriger – engineers
  • Ken Adamany – assistant engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Steve Dessau – design 
  • Paula Scher – design
  • Reid Miles – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.

  1. Dream Police
  2. Way of the World – Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen
  3. The House Is Rockin’ (With Domestic Problems) – Tom Petersson, Rick Nielsen
  4. Gonna Raise Hell
  5. I’ll Be with You Tonight – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Bun E. Carlos, Tom Petersson
  6. Voices
  7. Writing on the Wall
  8. I Know What I Want
  9. Need Your Love – Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson

On August 15, 1983.

On August 15, 1983, “Epic” label released “Next Position Please”, the seventh Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded in December 1982, at “Utopia Sound” in Lake Hill, New York, and was produced by Todd Rundgren and Ian Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Robin Zander – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Rick Nielsen – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jon Brant – bass, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos – drums, percussion
  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, engineer
  • Paul Klingberg – engineer
  • Chris Andersen – engineer
  • John Berg – design
  • David Kennedy – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Nielsen, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t Take It – Robin Zander
  2. Borderline
  3. I Don’t Love Here Anymore
  4. Next Position Please
  5. Younger Girls – Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen
  6. Dancing the Night Away – Nick Garvey, Andy McMaster
  7. 3-D
  8. You Say Jump
  9. Y.O.Y.O.Y.
  10. Won’t Take No for an Answer
  11. Heaven’s Falling – Todd Rundgren
  12. Invaders of the Heart

IN August 1981.

In August 1981, “Fool Moon” and “Epic” labels released “The Innocent Age”, the seventh Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Northstar Studios” in Boulder, CO, “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, CO, “Rudy Records” and “Wally Heider Studios” in Hollywood, “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, “Record Plant” in Sausalito, CA,  and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and Marty Lewis.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, tambourine, piano, electric piano, synthesizer, bass, sitar, percussion, bells, arranger, photography
  • Al Perkins – pedal steel guitars
  • Marty Lewis – tambourine
  • Mike Utley – piano
  • Joni Mitchell – vocals
  • Emmylou Harris – vocals
  • Heart Of Darkness Chorale – vocals
  • Richie Furay – harmony vocals
  • Mike Brewer – harmony vocals
  • Kenny Passarelli – bass
  • Norbert Putnam – basss
  • Jimmie Fadden – harmonica
  • Don Alias – African drums, Quido, congas, shaker, cowbell
  • Russ Kinkel – drums, percussion, cymbal
  • Motor City Marty – percussion
  • Joe Lala – congas, cymbal
  • Michael Brecker – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Tom Scott – tenor saxophone
  • Jerry Hey – piccolo flute, trumpet 
  • David Duke – French horn
  • The UCLA Band – orchestra
  • Sid Sharp – violin
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Glen Spreen – brass arrangements
  • Lawrence Fogelberg – arrangements
  • Marty Lewis – engineer, mixing
  • Kosh – design
  • Andy Katz – photography
  • David Awells – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg, except where noted.

  1. Nexus
  2. The Innocent Age
  3. The Sand and the Foam
  4. In the Passage
  5. Lost in the Sun
  6. Run for the Roses
  7. Leader of the Band
  8. Same Old Lang Syne
  9. Stolen Moments
  10. The Lion’s Share
  11. Only the Heart May Know
  12. The Reach
  13. Aireshire Lament
  14. Times Like These
  15. Hard to Say
  16. Empty Cages – Dan Fogelberg, Russ Kinkel, Norbert Putham, Michael Utley
  17. Ghost

On June 20, 1989.

On June 20, 1989, “Slash” and “Reprise” labels released “The Real Thing”, the third Faith No More studio album. It was recorded December 1988 – January 1989, at “Studio D” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Matt Wallace, Mike Bordin, Roddy Bottum, Bill Gould, James Martin and Mike Patton.

Personnel:

  • Mike Patton – vocals
  • James Martin – guitars
  • Roddy Bottum – keyboards
  • Mike Bordin – drums
  • Bill Gould – bass
  • Matt Wallace – engineer
  • Jim “Watts” Vereecke – assistant engineer
  • Craig Doubet – assistant engineer
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Jeff Price – artwork
  • Terry Robertson – CD design
  • Lendon Flanagon – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mike Patton, all music by Bill Gould and Roddy Bottum, except where noted.

  1. From Out of Nowhere
  2. Epic – Bill Gould, Roddy Bottun, James Martin, Mike Bordin
  3. Falling to Pieces – Bill Gould, Roddy Bottum, James Martin
  4. Surprise! You’re Dead! – lyrics by Mike Patton, James Martin, music by James Martin
  5. Zoombie Easters – music by Mike Patton, Bill Gould, James Martin, Mike Bordin
  6. The Real Thing –  lyrics by Mike Patton, Bill Gould, music by Bill Gould, Roddy Bottum
  7. Underwater Love
  8. The Morning After – music by Bill Gould, James Martin, Roddy Bottum
  9.  Woodpecker from Mars – music by James Martin, Roddy Bordin

On April 7, 2009.

On April 7, 2009, “TBO Records” and “PIAS Recordings” label released the self-titled, debut Other Lives album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Joey Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Eric Kiner – electric and steel guitar
  • Gus Seyffert – electric guitar, organ
  • Josh Onstott – bass, mellotron, backing vocals,
  • Joey Waronker – percussion
  • Matt Taylor – art direction
  • Sachiko – art direction

Track listing:

  1. E Minor
  2. Don’t Let Them
  3. Black Tables
  4. End of the Year
  5. Speed Tapes
  6. Paper Cities
  7. Matador
  8. It Was the Night
  9. How Could This Be
  10. AM Theme
  11. Epic

On April 5, 2019.

On April 5, 2019, “Epic” label released “Amidst the Chaos” the sixth Sara Bareilles studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, “Sound City Studios” in Van Nuys, CA, and was produced by T Bone Burnett. Track “Saint Honesty” earned Bareilles a “Grammy Award” for “Best American Roots Performance” at the 2020 ceremony.

Personnel:

  • Sara Bareilles – vocals, piano, electric guitar, programming
  • Marc Ribot – guitar, ukulele
  • Blake Mills – guitar, mandolin, 6-string bass
  • Joseph Ryan – guitar; vocal harmonies
  • T Bone Burnett – guitar
  • Patrick Warren – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Keefus Ciancia – keyboards
  • Philip Khronengold – piano
  • Dennis Crouch – acoustic and electric bass
  • Zachary Dawes – electric bass, 6-string bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Jay Bellerose – drums; percussion
  • Mike Piersante – percussion
  • John Legend – vocals
  • Emily King – vocal harmonies
  • Gabriel Johnson – trumpet
  • Billy Centenaro, Karl Wingate, Joseph Lorge – second engineer
  • Jason Wormer – editing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Pete Giberga – executive producer
  • Ivy Skoff – contractor, production coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Sara Bareilles, except where noted.

  1. Fire
  2. No Such Thing – Sara Bareilles, Justin Tranter
  3. Amor
  4. If I Can’t Have You – Sara Bareilles, Emily King, Aaron Sterling
  5. Eyes on You
  6. Miss Simone – Sara Bareilles, Lori McKenna
  7. Wicked Love
  8. Orpheus
  9. Poetry by Dead Man – Sara Bareilles, Justin Tranter
  10. Someone Who Loves Me
  11. Saint Honesty – Sara Bareilles, Lori McKenna
  12. A Safe Place to Land – Sara Bareilles, Lori McKenna

On March 31, 2008.

On March 31, 2008, “Epic” label released “Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock”, the twelfth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded October 2007 – 2008 at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and John Cuniberti.

  • Joe Satriani – vocals, guitar, keyboard, piano, organ, bass, talk box, hand claps, engineering, mixing
  • Jeff Campitelli – drums, percussion ,bongos, shaker, tambourine, cowbell, hand claps
  • John Cuniberti – tambourine, hand claps, engineering, mixing
  • Matt Bissonette – bass
  • ZZ Satriani – saxophone
  • Eric Caudieux – digital editing, sound design
  • Mike Boden – hand claps, digital editing, engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Musterion
  2. Overdriver
  3. I Just Wanna Rock
  4. Professor Satchafunkilus
  5. Revelation
  6. Come on Baby
  7. Out of the Sunshine
  8. Diddle-Y-A-Doo-Dat
  9. Asik Vaysel
  10. Andalusia

On February 5, 2010.

On February 5, 2010, “Epic” label released “Soldier of Love”, the sixth Sade studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Real World Box” in UK, “El Cortijo” in San Pedro de Alcántara, Spain, and was produced by Mike Pela and Sade. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2x Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”, 2 x Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, Diamond in Poland by “ZPAV”, 2 x Platinum in Russia by “NFPF”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Sade Adu – vocals, programming
  • Stuart Matthewman – guitar, saxophone, programming
  • Andrew Hale – keyboards, programming
  • Paul S. Denman – bass
  • Tony Momrelle – vocals
  • Leroy Osbourne – vocals
  • Ila Adu – vocals
  • Clay Matthewman – vocals
  • Juan Janes – guitar
  • Sophie Muller – ukulele
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion, drums
  • Pete Lewinson – drums
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Gordon Matthewman – trumpet
  • Noel Langley – trumpet
  • Mike Pela –engineer; mixing
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Michael Brauer – mixing
  • Andrew Nicholls – additional pre-production engineering 
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Sophie Muller – art direction, photography
  • Tom Hingston Studio – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sade Adu, music as noted.

  1. The Moon and the Sky – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman, Andrew Hale
  2. Soldier of Love – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman
  3. Morning Bird – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  4. Babyfather – Sade Adu, Juan Janes, Andrew Nichols, Stuart Matthewman
  5. Long Hard Road – Sade Adu, Juan Janes, Andrew Nichols
  6. Be That Easy – Sade Adu, Stuart Matthewman
  7. Bring Me Home – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  8. In Another Time – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  9. Skin – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman, Paul S. Denman
  10. The Safest Place – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale

In November 1972.

In November 1972, “Epic” label released “Ennismore”, the second Colin Blunstone studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Argent and Chris White.

Personnel:

  • Colin Blunstone – vocals; guitar
  • Rod Argent – piano; keyboards
  • Russ Ballard – guitar; piano; keyboards
  • Steve Bingham – bass guitar
  • Jim Rodford – bass guitar
  • Robert Henrit – drums
  • Byron Lye Foot – drums
  • Jim Toomey – drums
  • Terry Poole – drums; bass guitar
  • Phil Dennys – piano; keyboards
  • Pete Wingfield – piano; keyboards
  • Derek Griffiths – guitar
  • Michael Snow – guitar; keyboards
  • Chris Gunning – string arrangements
  • Dan Loggins – adviser
  • Peter Vince – engineer
  • Steve Campbell – cover photography
  • David Lowe – photography

Track listing:

  1. I Don’t Believe in Miracles – Russ Ballard
  2. Quartet: Exclusively for Me – Colin Blunstone, David Jones
  3. Quartet: A Sign from Me to You – Colin Blunstone
  4. Quartet: Every Sound I Heard – Colin Blunstone, David Jones
  5. Quartet: How Wrong Can One Man Be – Colin Blunstone
  6. I Want Some More – Colin Blunstone
  7. Pay Me Later – Colin Blunstone, Phil Dennys
  8. Andorra – Rod Argent, Chris White
  9. I’ve Always Had You – Colin Blunstone
  10. Time’s Running Out – Colin Blunstone
  11. How Could We Dare to Be Wrong – Colin Blunstone, Phil Dennys

On November 21, 1980.

On November 21, 1980, “Epic” label released “Hi Infidelity”, the ninth REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded June – October 1980, and was produced by Kevin Beamish, Kevin Cronin, Alan Gratzer, and Gary Richrath.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Cronin – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Gary Richrath – lead guitar
  • Neal Doughty – keyboards
  • Bruce Hall – lead and backing vocals, bass
  • Alan Gratzer – drums, backing vocals
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • He-Man Broken Hearts Club Choir – backing vocals
  • Tom Kelly – backing vocals
  • Richard Page – backing vocals
  • Kevin Beamish – engineer
  • Tom Cummings – assistant engineer
  • Kent Duncan, Greg Fulginiti, Jo Hansch – mastering
  • Kevin Cronin – arranger, programing, lyrics assistant
  • Kosh – art direction, design
  • Bobby Gordon – design
  • Aaron Rapoport – photography
  • Bobby Gordon – lightning design

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Let Him Go – Kevin Cronin
  2. Keep On Loving You – KevIn Cronin
  3. Follow My Heart – Tom Kelly, Gary Richrath
  4. In Your Letter – Gary Richracth
  5. Take It On the Run – Gary Richracht
  6. Tough Guys – Kevin Cronin
  7. Out of Season – Kevin Cronin, Tom Kelly
  8. Shakin’ It Loose – Gary Richracht
  9. Someone Tonight – Bruce Hall
  10. I Wish You Were There – Kevin Cronin