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On September 3, 1996.

On September 3, 1996, “Capitol” label released “Venus Isle”, the third Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 1996, at “Saucer One Studio” and “Arlyn Studios” in Austin, Texas, “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, “Digital Services Recording”, “Rocket Ranch Studios” in Houston, “Reelsound Recording Company” in Buda, Texas, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – lead vocals, guitar, guitar synthesizer, synthesizer, piano, electric sitar, arrangements, engineer
  • Amit Chatterjee – vocals
  • Christopher Cross – vocals
  • Jimmie Vaughan – additional guitar
  • Steve Barber – synthesizer, Hammond B3, arrangements
  • Kyle Brock – bass, arrangements
  • Roscoe Beck – bass, engineering
  • Chris Maresh – bass
  • Tommy Taylor – drums, percussion, arrangements
  • Bill Maddox – drums, engineer
  • James Fenner – percussion
  • Chris Searles – percussion
  • Richard Kilmer – strings
  • Bruce Williams – strings
  • Jennifer Bourianoff – strings
  • Anthony Stogner – strings
  • Scott McIntosh – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Venus Isle
  2. Battle We Have Won
  3. All About You
  4. S.R.V.
  5. Lonely in the Night – Vince Mariani
  6. Manhattan
  7. Camel’s Night Out – Kyle Brock, Mark Younger-Smith
  8. Song for Lynette
  9. When the Sun Meets the Sky – Johnson, Steve Barber
  10. Pavilion
  11. Venus Reprise

On March 23, 1999.

On March 23, 1999, “Elektra” label released “Inside”, the 20th David Sanborn album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Camel Island” in New Jersey, “Avatar Studios”, “Hiatus Studios”, “Sound On Sound” and “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Marcus Miller and David Isaac.

Personnel:

  • David Sanborn – alto saxophone
  • Marcus Miller – keyboards, Rhodes piano, guitar, bass, drums, clarinet, backing vocals, arrangements, engineer
  • Ricky Peterson – Hammond B3 organ
  • Gil Goldstein – electric piano, arrangements
  • Davis Isaac – keyboards
  • Marvin Sewell – National resaphonic guitar
  • Dean Brown – guitar
  • Bill Frisell – guitar
  • Fareed Haque – acoustic guitar
  • Gene Lake – drums
  • Don Alias – percussion
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett – tenor saxophone
  • Wallace Roney – trumpet
  • Hank Roberts – cello
  • Cassandra Wilson – lead vocals
  • Eric Benét – lead and backing vocals
  • Lalah Hathaway – lead and backing vocals
  • Sting – lead vocals
  • Davis Isaac – engineer
  • Goh Hotada – engineer, mixing
  • Paul Mitchell – engineer
  • Malcolm Pollack – engineer
  • Dean Sharenow – engineer
  • Takamasa Hondu – assistant engineer
  • John R. Reigert III – assistant engineer
  • Rory Romano – assistant engineer
  • Mike Tocci – assistant engineer
  • Zach Wind – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Bibi Green – production coordinator
  • Jennifer Roddie – art direction, design
  • Michael Wilson – cover photography
  • Eric Johnson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcus Miller, except where noted.

  1. Corners (For Herbie)
  2. Day Dreaming – Aretha Franklin
  3. Trance
  4. Brother Ray
  5. Lisa – David Sanborn
  6. When I’m With You
  7. Naked Moon
  8. Cane – Meshell Ndegeocello
  9. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  10. Miss You – David Sanborn

Pn March 9, 1985.

On March 9, 1985, “Scotti Bros” label released “Go for Your Life”, the fifth Mountain studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Criteria Recording Studios” in Florida, and “Wizard Sound Studios” in Westchester, New York, and was produced by Pete Solley.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Clarke – bass
  • Corky Laing – drums
  • Ian Hunter – sequencing
  • Eric Johnson – synthesizer
  • Miller Anderson – slide guitar
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick – background vocals
  • Mike Scott – engineer
  • Gary Lyons – engineer
  • Jim Sessody – assistant engineer
  • Doug MacDonald – assistant engineer
  • Mike Fuller – mastering
  • Bud Prager – recording director
  • Pete Solley – engineer
  • Lane/Donald – art direction
  • Barry Jackson – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Leslie West and Corky Laing, except  where noted.

  1. Hard Times – Leslie West, Corky Laing, Bud Prager
  2. Spark
  3. She Loves Her Rock (And She Loves It Hard)
  4. Bardot Damage
  5. Shimmy on the Footlights
  6. I Love Young Girls
  7. Makin’ It in Your Car
  8. Babe in the Woods
  9. Little Bit of Insanity

On December 7, 2010.

On December 7, 2010, “Vortexan” and “EMI” labels released “Up Close”, the sixth Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – vocals, guitar
  • Sonny Landreth – guitar
  • Jimmie Vaughan – guitar
  • Jonny Lang – vocals, guitar
  • Malford Milligan – vocals
  • Steve Miller – vocals
  • Roscoe Beck – bass guitar
  • Kevin Hall – drums
  • Barry “Frosty” Smith – drums
  • Tommy Taylor – drums
  • Kelly Donnelly – engineer
  • Andy Johns – mixing
  • Kelly Toombs – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Awaken
  2. Fatdaddy
  3. Brilliant Room
  4. Texas – Mike Bloomfield, Buddy Miles
  5. Gem
  6. Traverse
  7. Austin
  8. Soul Surprise
  9. On the Way
  10. Arithmetic
  11. The Sea and the Mountain
  12. Vortexan
  13. A Change Has Come to Me
  14. Change (revisited)
  15. Your Book

On November 6, 1998.

On November 6, 1998, “Ark 21” label released “Seven Worlds”, the fourth Eric Johnson album. It was recorded 1976 – 1978, at “Odyssey Sound” and “Pecan Street” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Jay Aaron Podolnick.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – lead vocals, guitar, Fender Rhodes electric piano, piano, lap steel guitar
  • Jay Aaron – vocals
  • Christopher Cross – vocals
  • Liza Farrow – vocals
  • Kim Wilson – harmonica
  • Nick Phelps – trumpet
  • Jimmy Martin – guitar
  • Steve Barber – synthesizers
  • Roscoe Beck – bass guitar
  • Kyle Brock – bass guitar
  • David Dennard – bass
  • Bill Maddox – drums
  • Mark Singer – drums
  • Linda Wetherby – viola da gamba

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Zap
  2. Emerald Eyes – Eric Johnson, Jay Aaron Podolnick
  3. Showdown – Eric Johnson, Jay Aaron Podolnick
  4. Missing Key
  5. Alone with You
  6. I Promise I Will Try
  7. Winter Came
  8. Turn the Page
  9. A Song for Life
  10. By Your Side

On June 29, 2015.

On June 29, 2015, “Reprise” label released “The Monsanto Years”, the 40th Neil Young album. On the album, Young is accompanied by the band Promise of the Real. It was recorded January – February 2015, at “Teatro Theater” in Oxnard, California, and was produced by Neil Young and John Hanion.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young– vocals, guitar, production, cover design
  • Anthony Logerfo – drums, cover design
  • Corey McCormick – bass guitar, backing vocals, cover design
  • Tato Melgar – percussion, cover design
  • Lukas Nelson– guitar, backing vocals, cover design
  • Micah Nelson– electric guitar, electric charango, backing vocals, cover painting, DVD label art, cover design
  • John Hanlon– engineering
  • Jeff Pinn – engineering
  • Jimmy Sloan – assistant engineering, production coordination
  • Johnnie Burik – assistant engineering
  • Alberto Hernandez – assistant engineering
  • John Hausmann – stage and monitor engineering
  • Chris Kasych – stage and monitor engineering
  • Keith “Moby” Lanoux – guitar tech
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Gary Burden – art direction
  • Howard Chandler Christy– booklet painting
  • Jenice Heo – art direction
  • Eric Johnson – cover art, lettering
  • Other Shoe Photography – booklet cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. A New Day for Love
  2. Wolf Moon
  3. People Want to Hear About Love
  4. Big Box
  5. A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop
  6. Workin’ Man
  7. Rules of Change
  8. Monsanto Years
  9. If I Don’t Know

On February 28, 1990.

On February 28, 1990, “Capitol” label released “Ah Via Musicom”, the third Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded March 1988 – June 1989, at “Riverside Sound”, “Arlyn Studios” and “Saucer One Studio” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Eric Johnson, Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson– lead vocals, guitar, piano, electric sitar, arrangement, engineering
  • Jody Lazo – vocals
  • Steven Hennig – guitar
  • Steve Barber– keyboard, synthesizer, arrangement
  • Tommy Taylor – drums, percussion, arrangement
  • Paul Bissell – percussion
  • James Fenner – percussion
  • Roscoe Beck– bass, arrangement
  • Kyle Brock – bass, arrangement
  • Reggie Witty – bass, arrangement
  • Wee Willie – harmonica
  • Vince Mariani – arrangement
  • Richard Mullen – engineering, mixing
  • Chet Himes – engineering
  • Bob Lacivita – engineering
  • Walter New – engineering
  • Dave Parks – engineering
  • Stuart Sullivan– engineering
  • Michael Frondelli – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Ah Via Musicom – Eric Johnson, Steve Barber
  2. Cliffs of Dover
  3. Desert Rose – Eric Johnson, Vince Mariani
  4. High Landrons
  5. Steve’s Boogie
  6. Trademark
  7. Nothing Can Keep Me from You
  8. Song for George
  9. Righteous
  10. Forty Mile Town
  11. East West

In December 1979.

In December 1979, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debut Christopher Cross album. It was recorded in July 1979, at “Warner Bros Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Michael Omartian. The album was certified Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 5 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Christopher Cross – lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, arrangements
  • Larry Carlton– guitar solo
  • Valerie Carter– lead and background vocals
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Assa Drori – concertmaster
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone, percussion
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jay Graydon– guitar solo
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Eric Johnson– guitar solo
  • Jackie Kelso– saxophone
  • Nicolette Larson, Myrna Matthews, Marty McCall, Michael McDonald, Don HenleyStormie Omartian, D. Souther– background vocals
  • Lew McCreary – trombone
  • Rob Meurer – arrangements, synthesizer, electric piano, celesta, acoustic piano, organ
  • Michael Omartian– arrangements, acoustic piano, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Tomás Ramírez – saxophone
  • Don Roberts – saxophone
  • Andy Salmon – bass
  • Tommy Taylor – drums
  • Michael Osttin – assistant producer
  • Chet Himes – engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Gitlin – second engineer
  • Bobby Hata – mastering
  • Danny Henderson, James Flournoy Holmes –artwork
  • James Flournoy Holmes, Wonder Graphics – design
  • Jim Newhouse – flamingo concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Christopher Cross.

  1. Say You’ll Be Mine
  2. I Really Don’t Know Anymore
  3. Spinning
  4. Never Be the Same
  5. Poor Shirley
  6. Ride Like the Wind
  7. The Light Is On
  8. Sailing
  9. Minstrel Gigolo

 

On October 3, 2006.

On October 3, 2006, “Immortal” label released “The Philosophy of Velocity”, the third Brazil album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Tarbox Road Studio” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Dave Fridmann, Jonathon Newby, Nic Newby, Aaron Smith, Eric Johnson, James Sefchek and Philip Williams.

Personnel:

  • Jonathon Newby – vocals, keyboards, timpani, chimes, glockenspiel, tambourine
    Nic Newby – keyboards
  • Aaron Smith – electric guitar, engineering
  • Eric Johnson – electric, acoustic, classical and 12-string guitar
  • James Sefchek – drums, timpani, chimes
  • Philip Williams – bass
  • Dave Fridmann – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jason Markey – Immortal A & R
  • Matt Miller – pre-production
  • Brand Smith – pre-production
  • David Schrott – album photography
  • Sons of Nero– sleeve art

Track listing:

  1. On Safe-Cracking and Rubella
  2. Crime (and the Antique Solution)
  3. You Never Know
  4. The Vapours
  5. Cameo
  6. Candles (Cast Long Shadows)
  7. Au, Revoir, Mr. Mercury
  8. Captain Mainwaring
  9. A Year In Heaven
  10. The Remarkable Cholmondley Chute System
  11. Breathe
  12. Strange Days

On June 14, 2005.

On June 14, 2005, “Favored Nations” label released “Bloom”, the fifth Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Saucer Sound”, “Surfland”, “One Good Ear”, “Studio B”, “No Favors”, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – vocals, acoustic, classical and electric guitar,piano, pedal steel, electric sitar, bass, synth, rhodes electric piano
  • Chris Maresh, Roscoe Beck- bass
  • Steve Barber – vocals, acoustic piano, Moog synth
  • Bill Maddox – percussion, drums
  • James Fenner – percussion
  • Tal Bergman, Barry “Frosty” Smith, Tom Brechtlein – drums
  • Tony Phillips – drums, bass, synth
  • Tommy Taylor – percussion, drums
  • Salvatore Banzai La Rocca – harmonica
  • Tom Burrit – percussion
  • Adrian Legg- guitar
  • Brad Evilsizer – percussion
  • Shawn Colvin, Lisa Tingle, Jody Lazo – vocals
  • Rich Harvey – acoustic piano
  • Richard Mullen – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  • Prelude
  1. Bloom
  2. Summer Jam
  3. My Back Pages – Bob Dylan
  4. Good to Me
  5. Columbia
  6. 12 to 12 Vibe
  • Courante
  1. Sea Secret
  2. Sad Legacy
  3. From My Heart
  4. Cruise the Nile
  5. Tribute to Jerry Reed
  6. Your Sweet Eyes
  • Allemande
  1. Hesitant
  2. Sunnaround You
  3. Magnetized
  4. Ciel