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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

 

In December 1965.

In December 1965, “Limelight” label released “Feelin’ Good”, the 40th Gerry Mulligan album. It was recorded in October 1965, at “Annex Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jack Tracy.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Mulligan- baritone saxophone, clarinet
  • Jimmy Helms, Johnny Gray – guitar
  • Jimmy Bond- bass
  • Hal Blaine- drums
  • Harry Bluestone- violin, concertmaster
  • Julian Lee – string sectionarrangements, conductor

Track listing:

  1. The Lonely Night (Night Lights) – Gerry Mulligan, Judy Holliday
  2. Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone – Sam H. Stept, Sidney Clare
  3. The Second Time Around – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  4. Not Mine – Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer
  5. S. I Love You – Gordon Jenkins, Mercer
  6. The Song Is Ended – Irving Berlin
  7. Love Walked In – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  8. Feeling Good – Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse
  9. Love Is the Sweetest Thing – Ray Noble
  10. I’ll Walk Alone – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
  11. The Shadow of Your Smile – Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster

In February 1968.

In February 1968, “Warner Bros” label released “The Mason Williams Phonograph Record”, the 20th Mason Williams album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Mike Post. Mason Williams won two “Grammy Awards”, for “Best Pop Instrumental Performance” and “Best Instrumental Theme”. Mike Post won “Best Instrumental Arrangement on the Song”.

Personnel:

  • Mason Williams – guitar
  • Carl Fortina – accordion
  • Bob West, Lawrence Knechtel, Lyle Ritz – bass
  • Armand Kaproff, Jerome Kessler, Jesse Ehrlich, Joe DiTullio – cello
  • Lyle Ritz– double bass
  • James Beck Gordon– drums
  • David Duke, William Hinshaw – French horn, tuba
  • Alvin Casey, David Cohen, James Burton, Michael Deasy– guitar
  • Gail Levant – harp
  • Gary L. Coleman, Gene Estes – percussion
  • Lawrence Knechtel, Michael Melvoin– piano
  • Richard J. Hyde, Hoyt Bohannon, Lew McCreary, Richard Leith – trombone
  • David Burk, Emanuel Moss, George Kast, Harry Bluestone, Israel Baker, Jack Gootkin, Jimmy Getzoff, Jerry Reisler, John Vidor, Ralph Schaeffer, Robert Korda, Robert Sushel, Sidney Sharp, Stan Plummer, Tibor Zelig, William Kurasch – violin
  • Jim Horn, Tommy Scott – woodwind
  • Phil Kaye – effects
  • Stan Cornyn – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Mason Williams, except where noted.

  1. Overture – Mike Post
  2. All of the Time
  3. Dylan Thomas
  4. Wanderlove
  5. She’s Gone Away
  6. Here Am I – Brown, Mason Williams
  7. Classical Gas
  8. Long Time Blues – Ellington, Mason Williams
  9. Baroque-a-Nova – Blye, Mason Williams
  10. The Princes Panties
  11. Life Song
  12. Sunflower

In December 1967.

In December 1967, “Warner Bros” label released “Song Cycle”, the debut Van Dyke Parks album. It, was recorded in 1967 at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Van Dyke Parks – vocal
  • Ron Elliott, Dick Rosmini – guitar
  • Nicolai Bolin, Vasil Crlenica, William Nadel, Alan Reuss, Leon Stewart, Thomas Tedesco– balalaika
  • Carl Fortina – accordion
  • Misha Goodatieff – violin
  • Virginia Majewski – viola
  • Don Bagley, Gregory Bemko, Chuck Berghofer, Harry Bluestone, Samuel Boghossian, Dennis Budimir, Joseph Ditullio, Jesse Ehrlich, Nathan Gershman, Philip Goldberg, Armand Kaproff, William Kurasch, Leonard Malarsky, Jerome Reisler, Orville Rhodes, Trefoni Rizzi, Lyle Ritz, Joseph Saxon, Ralph Schaffer, Leonard Selic, Frederick Seykora, Darrel Terwilliger, Bob West – strings
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Norman Benno, Arthur Briegleb, Vincent DeRosa, George Fields, William Green, James Horn, Richard Hyde, Jay Migliori, Thomas Morgan, Ted Nash, Richard Perissi, Thomas Scott, Thomas Shepard– woodwind
  • Billie J. Barnum, Gerri Engeman, Karen Gunderson, James and Vanessa Hendricks, Durrie and Gaile Parks, Julia E. Rinker, Paul Jay Robbins, Nik Woods – choir
  • Hal Blaine, Gary Coleman, James Gordon, Earl Palmer– percussion
  • Steve Young – folk

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Dyke Parks, except where noted.

  1. Vine Street – Randy Newman
  2. Palm Desert
  3. Widow’s Talk
  4. Laurel Canyon Blvd
  5. The All Golden
  6. Van Dyke Parks (Public Domain)
  7. Public Domain
  8. Donovan’s Colours – Donovan Leitch
  9. The Attic
  10. Laurel Canyon Blvd
  11. By the People
  12. Pot Pourri

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “Asylum” label released “Small Change”, the third Tom Waits studio album. It was recorded in July 1976, at “Wally Heider Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Bones Howe.

Personnel:

  • Tom Waits– vocals, piano
  • Jim Hughart – bass
  • Shelly Manne– drums
  • Lew Tabackin– tenor saxophone
  • Harry Bluestone– violin, concertmaster strings
  • Ed Lustgarten – cello, strings
  • Jerry Yester– arranger, conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Waits.

  1. Tom Traubert’s Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)
  2. Step Right Up
  3. Jitterbug Boy (Sharing a Curbstone with Chuck E. Weiss, Robert Marchese, Paul Body and The Mug and Artie)
  4. I Wish I Was in New Orleans (In the Ninth Ward)
  5. The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me) (An Evening with Pete King)
  6. Invitation to the Blues
  7. Pasties and a G-String (At the Two O’Clock Club)
  8. Bad Liver and a Broken Heart (In Lowell)
  9. The One That Got Away
  10. Small Change (Got Rained on with His Own .38)
  11. I Can’t Wait to Get Off Work (And See My Baby on Montgomery Avenue)

Randy Newman: Same

In June 1968, “Reprise” label released the debut, self-titled Randy Newman album. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Van Dyke Parks.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman – vocals, piano
  • Herb Ellis- guitar
  • Larry Knechtel- guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Tommy Tedesco- guitar
  • Sal Valentino- guitar, vocals
  • Don Lanier – guitar
  • Louis Morell – guitar
  • Frank DeCaro – guitar
  • Joe Gibbons – guitar
  • Al Casey- guitar
  • Mike Deasy, Ron Elliott- guitar
  • James Burton- guitar
  • Nick DeCaro – piano, accordion
  • Gene Garf – piano, organ
  • James Rowles – piano
  • Michael Lang – piano
  • Gary LeVant – harmonica
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Carl Fortina – accordion
  • Don Bagley – bass
  • Carol Kaye- bass
  • Lyle Ritz- bass
  • Jim Gordon- drums
  • Norman Jeffreis – drums
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Hubert Anderson – percussion
  • Ted Nash – saxophone
  • Gene Cipriano – saxophone
  • Wilbur Schwartz – saxophone
  • Thomas Scott – saxophone
  • Gordon Pope – saxophone
  • William Green – saxophone
  • William R. Perkins – saxophone
  • Jim Horn- saxophone
  • Plas Johnson- saxophone
  • Jay Migliori – saxophone
  • Sid Miller – saxophone
  • Ollie Mitchell – trumpet
  • Anthony Terran- trumpet
  • Milt Bernhart- trombone
  • Robert Knight – trombone
  • Richard Hyde- trombone
  • Lew McCreary – trombone
  • Richard Perissi – French horn
  • William Hinshaw – French horn
  • James A. Decker – French horn
  • David Duke – French horn
  • James Getzoff – flute
  • Israel Baker- violin
  • Harry Bluestone – violin
  • William Kurash – violin
  • Arnold Belnick – violin
  • Jerome Reisler – violin
  • Ralph Schaeffer – violin
  • Sid Sharp – violin
  • Tibor Zelig – violin
  • William Weiss – violin
  • Leonard Malarsky – violin
  • Joseph DiFiore – viola
  • Louis Kievman – viola
  • Samuel Boghossian – viola
  • Leonard Selic – viola
  • Harold Ayties – viola
  • Jan Hlinka – viola
  • Harold Bemko – cello
  • Ray Kelley – cello
  • Victor Sazer – cello
  • Jesse Emrlich – cello
  • Armand Karpoff – cello
  • David Filerman – cello
  • Joseph Tullio – cello
  • Frederick Seykora – cello
  • Elizabeth Ershoff – harp
  • Tommy LiPuma- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. Love Story (You and Me)
  2. Bet No One Ever Hurt This Bad
  3. Living Without You
  4. So Long Dad
  5. I Think He’s Hiding
  6. Linda
  7. Laughing Boy
  8. Cowboy
  9. Beehive State
  10. I Think It’s Going to Rain Today
  11. Davy the Fat Boy

In April 1976.

In April 1976, “A&M” label released “Young and Rich”, the second Tubes album. It was recorded in 1976 at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Fee Waybill- vocals
  • Bill “Sputnik” Spooner- vocals, guitar
  • Roger Steen – vocals, guitar, harp
  • Rick “Gator” Anderson – vocals, bass
  • Vince Welnick- keyboards, synthesizer
  • Michael Cotten – synthesizer
  • “Preposterous” Prairie Prince- percussion
  • Re Styles (Shirley MacLeod) – “funky-pretty” vocals
  • Chuck Domanico– bass
  • Don Randi– piano
  • Alan Estes, Julius Wechter– percussion
  • Jay Migliori, Steve Douglas– saxophone
  • Bobby Shew– trumpet
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Allan Harshman, Assa Drori, Harry Bluestone, Herschel Wise, James Getzoff, Jesse Ehrlich, Leonard Malarsky, Lou Klass, Marshall Sosson, Marvin Limonick, Murray Adler, Nathan Ross, Ray Kelley, Samuel Boghossian, Virginia Majewski, William Kurasch – strings
  • Armand Kaproff, David Speltz – cello
  • Deniece Williams, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Williard Waters, The Ron Hicklin Singers – backing vocals
  • David Paich, Jack Nitzsche– arrangements
  • Ed Thacker – engineer
  • Michael Cotten, Prairie Prince – design
  • Harry Mittman, Norman Seeff– photography

Track listing:

  1. Tubes World Tour – Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill
  2. Brighter Day – Roger Steen
  3. Pimp – Bill Spooner
  4. Stand Up and Shout – Ray Trainer, Mike Condello
  5. Don’t Touch Me There – Ron Nagle, Jane Dornacker
  6. Slipped My Disco – Bill Spooner, Roger Steen
  7. Proud to Be an American – Bill Spooner
  8. Poland Whole/Madam I’m Adam – Roger Steen, Bill Spooner
  9. Young and Rich – Bill Spooner

In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Island” label released “Double Fun” the fourth Robert Palmer album. It was recorded 1977-1978,  at “The Hit Factory”, “Media Sound Recordings” in New York and “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, and was produced by Robert Palmer and Tom Moulton.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Freddie Harris – guitar
  • Neil Hubbard– guitar
  • J. Tindall– guitar
  • James Mahoney – guitar
  • Donovan McKitty – guitar
  • Ron Kersey– keyboards
  • Steve Robbins – keyboards
  • James Allen Smith – keyboards
  • Louis John Davis – keyboards
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Edward Putmon – keyboards
  • Jimmy Williams – bass
  • Pierre Brock – bass
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Richie Hayward– drums
  • Chris Parker– drums
  • Keith Errol Benson – drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums, percussion
  • Robert Greenidge– percussion
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Harry Bluestone – concertmaster
  • Don Renaldo – concertmaster
  • Gene Davis – string arrangements
  • John Davis – string arrangements
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • Brian Russell – backing vocals
  • Phill Brown, Arthur Stoppe, Tom Moulton – engineer
  • Jose Rodriguez – mastering
  • Tina Bossidy – art direction
  • Hiro (51) – photography
  • Chris Blackwell – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Every Kinda People- Andy Fraser
  2. Best of Both Worlds
  3. Come Over
  4. Where Can It Go?
  5. Night People – Allen Toussaint
  6. Love Can Run Faster
  7. You Overwhelm Me
  8. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  9. You’re Gonna Get What’s Coming