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On April 27, 1989.

On April 27, 1989, “Arista” label released “Through the Storm”, the thirty-second Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Narada Michael Walden, Walter Afanasieff, Arif Mardin, Joe Mardin and Aretha Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– lead and backing vocals, piano, vocal engineer
  • James Brown – lead vocals
  • Elton John– lead vocals
  • Four Tops– lead and backing vocals
  • Whitney Houston– lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards, synthesizer, programming
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Mike Davis – trombone
  • George Devens – percussion
  • David Foster– piano, Fender Rhodes, synthesizer
  • Siedah Garrett– backing vocals
  • Kenny G– saxophone
  • Greg Gigi Gonaway– cymbal
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Reggie Griffin – guitar
  • Kenneth Hitchcock – baritone saxophone
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Liz Jackson – backing vocals
  • Skyler Jett – backing vocals
  • Melisa Kary – backing vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Edie Lehman – backing vocals
  • Marti McCall – backing vocals
  • Claytoven Richardson– backing vocals
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Ren Klyce– programming, additional keyboards
  • Jerry Knight – bass guitar
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer, piano
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Sammy Merendino – electronic drums
  • David Paich– piano
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Marc Russo– saxophone
  • Corrado Rustici – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • “Bongo” Bob Smith – programming
  • Kent Smith – trumpet
  • Andy Snitzer – tenor saxophone
  • Narada Michael Walden– ,arrangements, electronic drums, sequencer, synthesizer
  • Aaron Zigman– keyboards, bass vocals
  • Lincoln Clapp – engineer
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Rod Hui – recording, mixing
  • Mike Lacopelli – recording, vocal recording
  • Darren Klein – engineer, mixing
  • Arif Mardin– arrangements
  • Joe Mardin– programming, sequencer, recording, mixing
  • Peter Max – front and back cover art
  • Norman Parkinson – photography
  • Marlene Cohen – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Gimme Your Love – Narada Michael Walden, Jeffrey Cohen
  2. Mercy – Siedah Garrett, Glen Ballard
  3. He’s the Boy – Aretha Franklin
  4. It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  5. Through the Storm – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  6. Think (1989) – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
  7. Come to Me – Willard Eugene Price
  8. If Ever a Love There Was – Pamela Phillips Oland, Todd Cerney
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On January 12, 2010.

On January 12, 2010, “Hip-O” and “UMe” labels released “Y Not”, the 16th Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Ringo Starr and Bruce Sugar.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, piano, drums, percussion
  • Steve Dudas – guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond organ, piano
  • Michael Bradford– bass guitar
  • Bruce Sugar – keyboards, engineer
  • Keith Allison – guitar, backing vocals
  • Don Was– bass guitar, upright bass
  • Joe Walsh– guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Stewart– guitar
  • Paul McCartney– bass guitar, additional vocals
  • Billy Squier– guitar
  • Edgar Winter– horns, tenor and alto saxophones, backing vocals
  • Joss Stone– lead vocals
  • Ben Harper– backing vocals
  • Richard Marx– backing vocals
  • Ann Marie Calhoun– violin
  • Tina Sugandh– tabla, chanting
  • Cindy Gomez– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Fill in the Blanks – Richard Starkey, Joe Walsh
  2. Peace Dream – Richard Starkey, Gary Wright, Gary Nicholson
  3. The Other Side of Liverpool – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  4. Walk with You – Richard Starkey, Van Dyke Parks
  5. Time – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  6. Everyone Wins – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  7. Mystery of the Night – Richard Starkey, Richard Marx
  8. Can’t Do It Wrong – Richard Starkey, Gary Burr
  9. Y Not – Richard Starkey, Glen Ballard
  10. Who’s Your Daddy – Richard Starkey, Joss Stone

On September 15, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “UM” label released “Give More Love”, the 19th Ringo Starr studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Roccabella West” in Los Angeles; “Fred’s Kitchen” in Stockholm, and was produced by Ringo Starr.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– vocals, percussion, drums, guitar, mixing
  • Paul McCartney– bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Joe Walsh– guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Frampton– guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg Leisz, Steve Dudas, Dave Stewart, Gary Nicholson, Jeff Lynne, Matthew Pynn, Tom Hnatow – guitar
  • Petter Ericson Stakee – guitar, backing vocals, percussion
  • Mark Charles Heidinger – vocals, guitar, bass, vocals
  • Jim Cox – keyboards, piano, organ
  • Benmont Tench– keyboards
  • Edgar Winter – piano, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Glen Ballard– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Bob Malone– piano
  • Nathan East, Don Was, Matt Bissonette, Erik MacQueen – bass
  • Fredrik Aspelin – drums, percussion
  • Robby Consenza – drums, percussion, harmonica
  • Bruce Sugar – drum programming, keyboards; recording, mixing, editing
  • Greg Bissonette– percussion
  • Timothy B. Schmit, Richard Page, Amy Keys, Windy Wagner, Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman– backing vocals
  • Rose Guerin – vocals
  • Viktor Buck – backing vocals; engineering
  • Fred Appelquist – engineering
  • Peter R. Ericson – additional production
  • Duane Lundy — additional engineering, additional production

Track listing:

  1. We’re on the Road Again – Richard Starkey, Steve Lukather
  2. Laughable – Richard Starkey, Peter Frampton
  3. Show Me the Way – Richard Starkey, Steve Lukather
  4. Speed of Sound – Richard Starkey, Richard Marx
  5. Standing Still – Richard Starkey, Gary Burr
  6. King of the Kingdom – Richard Starkey, Van Dyke Parks
  7. Electricity – Richard Starkey, Glen Ballard
  8. So Wrong So Long – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  9. Shake It Up – Richard Starkey, Gary Nicholson
  10. Give More Love – Richard Starkey, Gary Nicholson

On August 1, 2000.

On August 1, 2000, “Interscope” label released “Vavoom!”, the fourth Brian Setzer Orchestra studio album. It was recorded in 2000,, and was produced by Glen Ballard, Peter Collins and Dave Darling.

Personnel:

  • Brian Setzer – vocals, guitar
  • Bernie Dresel – drums, percussion
  • Ray Hermann – saxophone
  • George McMullen, Robbie Hioki – trombone
  • Tim Misica – saxophone
  • Mark Winchester – bass
  • Kevin Norton – trumpet
  • Mike Himelstein – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Setzer, except where noted.

  1. Pennsylvania 6-5000 – Brian Setzer, Bill Finegan, Jerry Gray, Carl Sigman, Mike Himelstein
  2. Jumpin’ East of Java
  3. Americano – Brian Setzer, Renato Carosone
  4. If You Can’t Rock Me
  5. Gettin’ In the Mood – Mike Himelstein
  6. Drive Like Lightning (Crash Like Thunder) – Brian Setzer, Mark Winchester
  7. Mack the Knife – Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht
  8. Caravan – Irving Mills, Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol
  9. The Footloose Doll
  10. From Here to Eternity – Brian Setzer, Rick Bell
  11. That’s the Kind of Sugar Papa Likes
  12. 49 Mercury Blues
  13. Jukebox
  14. Gloria – Esther Navarro

 

 

 

 

 

 

On August 9, 1980.

On August 9, 1980, “Qwest Records” label released “Give Me The Night”, the 18th George Benson album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Kendun Recorders” in Burbank,  and “Cherokee Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Quincy Jones. in 1981 Benson won “Grammy Awards” for “Best Male R&B Vocal Performance”, the track “Moody’s Mood” won “Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male” and track “Off Broadway” won “Best R&B Instrumental Performance”. Quincy Jones and Jerry Hey also won the “Grammy Award” for “Best Instrumental Arrangement” for the song “Dinorah, Dinorah”. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • George Benson– lead and backing vocals, guitar and lead guitar, scat
  • Lee Ritenour– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Louis Johnson, Abe Laboriel– bass guitar
  • John Robinson, Carlos Vega – drums
  • Paulinho Da Costa– percussion
  • Greg Phillinganes– keyboards, synthesizer, Fender Rhodes
  • Michael Boddicker– synthesizer
  • Richard Tee– synthesizer bass, electric piano, synthesizer
  • Herbie Hancock– synthesizer, Fender Rhodes
  • Clare Fischer– Yamaha CS30, acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes
  • George Duke– keyboards
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet
  • Kim Hutchcroft, Larry Williams– saxophone, flute
  • Marty Paich– string arrangements, conductor
  • Sid Sharp – concertmaster
  • Patti Austin– backing and lead vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap, Diva Gray, Jocelyn Allen, Tom Bahler– backing vocals
  • Recorded and mixed by Bruce Swedien
  • Assistant engineers – Sheridan Eldridge, Ralph Osbourne, Mark Sackett.
  • Mastered by Jim Sintetos, Kent Duncan
  • Liner notes by Quincy Jones
  • Art direction – Richard Seireeni
  • Illustration – Paul Jasmin
  • Cover photography – Norman Seeff
  • Sleeve photography – Peter Brill
  • Typography – Anderson Typographics

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Temperton except where indicated.

  1. Love X Love
  2. Off Broadway
  3. Moody’s Mood – Eddie Jefferson, James Moody
  4. Give Me the Night
  5. What’s On Your Mind – Glen Ballard, Kerry Chater
  6. Dinorah, Dinorah – Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins
  7. Love Dance – ivan Lins, Gilson Peranzzetta, Paul Williams
  8. Star of a Story (X)
  9. Midnight Love Affair – David “Hawk” Wolinski
  10. Turn Out the Lamplight

In May 1989.

In May 1989, “Arista” label released “Through the Storm”, the thirty-fifth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Narada Michael Walden, Walter Afanasieff, Arif Mardin, Joe Mardin and Aretha Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– lead and backing vocals, vocal engineer, acoustic piano
  • James Brown – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards, synth bass, drum programming
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Lincoln Clapp – engineer
  • Marlene Cohen – art direction
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Mike Davis – trombone
  • George Devens – percussion
  • David Foster– electric piano, synthesizer
  • Four Tops– vocals
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Siedah Garrett– backing vocals
  • Kenny G– saxophone
  • Greg “Gigi” Gonaway – cymbal
  • Reggie Griffin – guitar
  • Kenneth Hitchcock – baritone saxophone
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Whitney Houston– lead vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Marc Russo– saxophone solo
  • Corrado Rustici – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • “Bongo” Bob Smith – drum programming
  • Kent Smith – trumpet
  • Andy Snitzer – tenor saxophone
  • Narada Michael Walden– arrangements, Simmons drums, synthesizer
  • Aaron Zigman– keyboards, bass vocals
  • Rod Hui – recording, mixing
  • Mike Iacopelli – recording , vocal recording
  • Liz Jackson – backing vocals
  • Skyler Jett – backing vocals
  • Elton John– lead vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Melisa Kary – backing vocals
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Darren Klein – engineer, mixing
  • Ren Klyce– Fairlight CMI programming, additional keyboards
  • Jerry Knight – bass guitar
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer, acoustic piano
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Edie Lehman – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin– arrangements
  • Joe Mardin – programming, sequencing, recording, mixing
  • Peter Max – cover art
  • Marti McCall – backing vocals
  • Sammy Merendino – additional drum samples
  • David Paich– acoustic piano
  • Claytoven Richardson– backing vocals
  • Norman Parkinson – photography

Track listing:

  1. Gimme Your Love – Narada Michael Walden, Jeffrey Cohen
  2. Mercy – Siedah Garrett, Glen Ballard
  3. He’s the Boy – Aretha Franklin
  4. It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  5. Through the Storm – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  6. Think – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
  7. Come to Me – Willard Eugene Price
  8. If Ever a Love There Was – Pamela Phillips Oland, Todd Cerney

On May 3, 2011.

On May 3, 2011, “Reprise” label released “In Your Dreams”, the seventh Stevie Nicks studio album. It was recorded February-December 2010, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mike Campbell, David A. Stewart and Glen Ballard.

Personnel:

  • Stevie Nicks: vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Sharon Celani – backing vocals
  • Lori Nicks: backing vocals
  • Mick Fleetwood- drums
  • Lindsey Buckingham: guitar, backing vocals
  • Ned Douglas: keyboards
  • Ricky Peterson: Hammond organ, piano
  • Mike Rojas: Hammond organ, piano
  • Zac Rae: Hammond organ
  • Mike Rowe: keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Glen Ballard: guitars, keyboards and piano
  • Dave Stewart: guitars, vocals
  • Tom Bukovac: guitar
  • Rob Cavallo: guitar
  • Neale Heywood: guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel: guitar
  • Greg Leisz: mandolin
  • Mike Campbell: guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Mike Bradford: bass
  • Simon Smith: bass
  • Michael Rhodes: bass
  • Al Ortiz: bass
  • Chad Cromwell: drums
  • Steve Ferrone: drums
  • Blair Sinta: drums
  • Scott Campbell: drum programming and additional percussion
  • Lenny Castro: percussion
  • Mike Fasano: percussion
  • Ann Marie Calhoun: violin
  • Torrey DeVitto: violin
  • Engineers: Scott Campbell, Ned Douglas, Karen Johnston, Mike Linett, John McBride
  • Recording assistants: Marcus Johnson, Shin Miyazawa, Chris Owens
  • Mixing: Chris Lord-Alge; assisted by Keith Armstrong, Nik Karpin, Andrew Schubert, Brad Townsend
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen

Track listing:

  1. Secret Love – Stevie Nicks
  2. For What It’s Worth – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  3. In Your Dreams – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  4. Wide Sargasso Sea – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  5. New Orleans – Stevie Nicks, Neale Heywood
  6. Moonlight (A Vampire’s Dream) – Stevie Nicks
  7. Annabel Lee – Stevie Nicks, Edgar Allan Poe, Waddy Wachtel
  8. Soldier’s Angel – Stevie Nicks
  9. Everybody Loves You – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  10. Ghosts Are Gone – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  11. You May Be The One – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  12. Italian Summer – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart
  13. Cheaper Than Free – Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart