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On April 8, 1976.

On April 8, 1976, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled, debut Firefall album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Criteria Studios” in Miami, Florida, and was produced by Jim Mason. This album became the fastest record to achieve gold status in “Atlantic” label history, and was certified Platinum by “RIAA” in the US.

Personnel:

  • Rick Roberts– vocals, acoustic guitars
  • Larry Burnett– vocals, acoustic, rhythm and electric guitars
  • Mark Andes- bass guitar
  • Jock Bartley- lead electric and slide guitars, Bigsby Palm Pedal guitar, cover concept
  • Michael Clarke– drums
  • David Muse – piano, clavinet, synthesizer, flute, tenor sax, harmonica
  • Joe Lala – congas, timbales, shakers, tambourine, finger cymbals, sand blocks
  • Peter Graves – trombone
  • Ken Faulk – trumpet
  • Whit Sidener – baritone sax
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Karl Richardson – engineer
  • Michael Laskow – engineer assistant
  • Ralph Wernli – front cover design

Track listing:

  1. It Doesn’t Matter – Chris Hillman, Rick Roberts, Stephen Stills
  2. Love Isn’t All – Larry Burnett
  3. Livin’ Ain’t Livin’ – Rick Roberts
  4. No Way Out – Larry Burnett
  5. Dolphin’s Lullaby – Rick Roberts
  6. Cinderella – Larry Burnett
  7. Sad Ol’ Love Song – Larry Burnett
  8. You Are the Woman – Rick Roberts
  9. Mexico – Rick Roberts
  10. Do What You Want – Larry Burnett

 

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On March 23, 1983.

On March 23, 1983, “Phillips” label released “Passion, Grace & Fire”, the second John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola and Paco de Lucía album. It was recorded September – October 1982, at “Marcus Music” in London, and was produced by John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola and Paco de Lucía.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin- nylon-string guitar.
  • Al Di Meola- Ovation steel-string acoustic guitar.
  • Paco de Lucía- nylon-string guitar.
  • Marco Utano, Dennis MacKay, Brian Davies, Femi Jiya, Caryl Wheeler, Francis Manzella – engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Andrew Ellis, Rob Brimson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Aspan – John McLaughlin
  2. Orient Blue Suite – Al Di Meola
    • Part I
    • Part II
    • Part III
  3. Chiquito – Paco de Lucía
  4. Sichia – Paco de Lucía
  5. David – John McLaughlin
  6. Passion, Grace & Fire – Al Di Meola

On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance”, the tenth Van Halen studio album. It was recorded May – September, 1994, at “5150 Studios” in Studio City, “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in  Vancouver, and was produced by Bruce Fairbairn. In 2004, the album was certified 3 x Platinum, in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Van Halen– lead guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony– bass, background vocals
  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Alex Van Halen– drums, percussion
  • Steve Lukather– background vocals
  • The Monks of Gyuto Tantric University – chants
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Erwin Musper – engineer
  • Mike Plotnikoff – engineer
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction
  • Randee Saint Nicholas – photography
  • Glen Wexler – photography (front cover)

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar  and  Alex Van Halen.

  1. The Seventh Seal
  2. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
  3. Don’t Tell Me (What Love Can Do)
  4. Amsterdam
  5. Big Fat Money
  6. Strung Out
  7. Not Enough
  8. Aftershock
  9. Doin’ Time
  10. Baluchitherium
  11. Take Me Back (Déjà Vu)
  12. Feelin’

On November 18, 1997.

On November 18, 1997, “Vertigo” and “Elektra” labels released “Reload”, the seventh Metallica studio album. It was recorded May – October 1997, at “The Plant Studios” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by James Hetfield, Bob Rock and Lars Ulrich. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, and 3 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– vocals, guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– guitar
  • Jason Newsted– bass
  • Lars Ulrich– drums, percussion
  • Marianne Faithfull– additional vocals
  • Bernardo Bigalli – violin
  • David Miles – hurdy-gurdy
  • Jim McGillveray – percussion
  • Brian Dobbs – engineering
  • Randy Staub – engineering, mixing
  • Darren Grahn – assistant engineering, digital editing
  • Kent Matcke, Gary Winger, Bernardo Bigalli – assistant engineering
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Paul DeCarli, Mike Gillies – digital editing
  • Andie Airfix – design
  • Andres Serrano– cover design
  • Anton Corbijn– photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by James Hetfield.

  1. Fuel – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  2. The Memory Remains – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  3. Devil’s Dance – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  4. The Unforgiven II – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  5. Better Than You – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  6. Slither – music by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  7. Carpe Diem Baby – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  8. Bad Seed – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  9. Where the Wild Things Are – music by Lars Ulrich, Jason Newsted, James Hetfield
  10. Prince Charming – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield
  11. Low Man’s Lyric – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  12. Attitude – music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  13. Fixxxer – music by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett

On October 21, 1981.

On October 21, 1981, “Arista” label released “Bobby and the Midnites”, the first Bob Weir and Bobby and the Midnites album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Gary Lyons.

Personnel:

  • Bob Weir– vocals, guitar
  • Billy Cobham– vocals, drums
  • Bobby Cochran– vocals, guitar
  • Alphonso Johnson– vocals, bass guitar
  • Matt Kelly– vocals, harmonica
  • Brent Mydland– vocals, keyboards, Hammond B3
  • Gary Lyons, Gregg Mann, Pete Thea, John Cutler
  • George Marino – mastering
  • John Marlow – lyric supervision
  • Victor Moscoso – art direction
  • Elizabeth Fenimore – photography

Track listing:

  1. Haze – Brent Mydland, Essra Mohawk, Bob Weir, Bobby Cochran, Matthew Kelly
  2. Too Many Losers – Bobby Cochran, Bob Weir
  3. Far Away – Bob Weir, Bobby Cochran, Matthew Kelly
  4. Book of Rules – Alphonso Johnson, Barry Llewellyn
  5. Me, Without You – John Perry Barlow, Alphonso Johnson
  6. Josephine – Bob Weir
  7. (I Want to) Fly Away – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir
  8. Carry Me – Bob Weir
  9. Festival – Bob Weir

On October 5, 2010.

On October 5, 2010, “Epic” label released “Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards”, the thirteenth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded June–August 2010, at “Skywalker Sound” in Nicasio; “Studio 2” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and Mike Fraser.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani– guitar, keyboard, bass, engineering
  • Mike Keneally– keyboard
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion
  • Allen Whitman – bass
  • Mike Fraser– engineering, mixing
  • Mike Boden – engineering, digital editing
  • Dann Michael Thompson, Judy Kirschner – engineering assistance
  • Eric Mosher – additional editing, mixing
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Premonition
  2. Dream Song
  3. Pyrrhic Victoria
  4. Light Years Away
  5. Solitude
  6. Littleworth Lane
  7. The Golden Room
  8. Two Sides to Every Story
  9. Wormhole Wizards
  10. Wind in the Trees
  11. God is Crying

On June 26, 1989.

On June 26, 1989, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled Bad English album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “One on One Recording Studios”, “A&M Studios”, “Conway Studios”, “Secret Sound L.A”. and “Pacific Sound”, and was produced by Richie Zito. The album was certified Platinum ion US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • John Waite- lead vocals
  • Neal Schon- lead and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Ricky Phillips- bass, backing vocals
  • Deen Castronovo- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Phil Kaffel – engineer, mixing
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Best of What I Go – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon
  2. Heaven Is a 4 Letter Word – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, John Waite, Mark Spiro
  3. Possession – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Ricky Phillips
  4. Forget Me Not – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Mark Spiro
  5. When I See You Smile – Diane Warren
  6. Tough Times Don’t Last – Jonathan Cain, David Roberts, John Waite
  7. Ghost in Your Heart – John Waite, Martin Page, Jonathan Cain
  8. Price of Love – John Waite, Jonathan Cain
  9. Ready When You Are – Jonathan Cain, John Waite, Neal Schon, Todd Cerney
  10. Lay Down – John Waite, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  11. The Restless Ones – John Waite, Jonathan Cain, Ricky Phillips
  12. Rockin; Horse – Neal Schon, John Waite, Jonathan Cain
  13. Don’t Walk Away – Andy Hill, Peter Sinfield