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On March 26, 2019.

On April 26, 2019, “Frontiers” label released “The Secret”, the fifth Alan Parsons album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons – lead and backing vocals, narration, guitars, keyboards, percussion, orchestra conductor recording engineer, mixing
  • Tom Brooks – piano, synth, keyboards, orchestra conductor, orchestra arrangements
  • Jason Mraz, Lou Gramm, Todd Cooper,  J. Olsson, Jordan Huffman, Jared Mahone, Mark Mikel – lead vocals
  • Todd Cooper, Dan Tracey, Jordan Huffman,  J. Olsson, Carl–Magnus “C-M” Carlsson, Andy Ellis, Doug Powell – additional vocals
  • Steve Hackett, Jeff Kollman, Dan Tracey, Tony Rosacci, Ian Bairnson – guitars
  • Andy Ellis, Dan Tracey – synth, keyboards
  • Pat Caddick, Angelo Pizzaro – piano
  • Nathan East, Guy Erez, Jeff Peterson – bass
  • Vinnie Colaiuta, Danny Thompson, Carl Sorensen – drums
  • Todd Cooper – saxophone
  • Oscar Utterström – trombones
  • Vinnie Ciesielski – trumpets
  • Michael Fitzpatrick – cello
  • Todd Cooper – percussion
  • Jake Shimabukuro – ukulele
  • Orchestra: The CMG Music Recording Orchestra of Hollywod
  • Dan Tracey, Milton Olsson – orchestral arrangements
  • Noah Bruskin, Grant Goddard – recording engineer
  • Noah Bruskin – mixing
  • Jeff Fitzpatrick – assistant engineer
  • Tre Nagella, Dave Albro, Andy Ellis – additional engineer
  • Dave Donnelly – mastering

Track listing:

  1. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Paul Dukas
  2. Miracle – Guy Erez, Andy Ellis, Alan Parsons
  3. As Light Fall – Dan Tracey, Alan Parsons
  4. One Note Symphony – Todd Cooper, Tom Brooks, Alan Parsons
  5. Sometimes – Patrick Anthony Caddick, Alan Parsons
  6. Soirée Fantastique – Todd Cooper, Doug Powell, Tom Brooks, Alan Parsons
  7. Fly to Me – Mark Mikel, Jeff Kollman, Alan Parsons
  8. Requiem – Todd Cooper, Doug Powell, Boh Cooper, Alan Parsons
  9. Years of Glory – P.J. Olsson, Alan Parsons
  10. The Limelight Fades Away – Jordan Huffman, Dan Tracey, Alan Parsons
  11. I Can’t Get There from Here – Patrick Read Johnson, David Russo, Jared Mahone, Alan Parsons

In January 1987.

In January 1987, “Arista” label released “Gaudi”, the tenth Alan Parsons Project album. It was recorded October 1985 – August 1986, at “The Grange” and “Mayfair Studios” in London, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons– synthesizer, programming, engineer
  • Eric Woolfson– pianos, keyboards, vocals
  • Ian Bairnson– guitars
  • Laurence Cottle– bass
  • Stuart Elliott– drums, percussion
  • Richard Cottle – synthesizers, saxophones
  • John Miles, Lenny Zakatek, Eric Woolfson, Geoff Barradale, Chris Rainbow – vocals
  • Andrew Powell– orchestral arrangements
  • John Heley – cello
  • David Cripp – horns conductor
  • Bob Howes – The English Chorale conductor, timpani

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. La Sagrada Familia
  2. Too Late
  3. Closer to Heaven
  4. Standing on Higher Ground
  5. Money Talks
  6. Inside Looking Out
  7. Paseo de Gracia

In November 1980.

In November 1980, “Atlantic” label released “Song of Seven”, the second Jon Anderson album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Jon Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, harp
  • Ronnie Leahy, Damian Anderson – keyboards
  • Ian Bairnson- guitar, bass, backing vocals
  • Clem Clempson- guitar
  • John Giblin- fretless bass
  • Jack Bruce- bass
  • Mel – bass
  • Morris Pert- drums, percussion
  • Simon Phillips- drums
  • Dick Morrissey- saxophone
  • Johnny Dankworth- alto saxophone
  • Chris Rainbow- backing vocals
  • Deborah Anderson- harmony vocals
  • Delmé String Quartet; arranged by David Ogden
  • Mike Dunne – engineer
  • Brian Gaylor – electronics
  • Alwyn Clayden – art direction, design
  • Ian Nicholson – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, except where noted..

  1. For You for Me
  2. Some Are Born
  3. Don’t Forget (Nostalgia)
  4. Heart of the Matter – Jon Anderson, Ronnie Leahy
  5. Hear It
  6. Everybody Loves You
  7. Take Your Time
  8. Days
  9. Song of Seven

 

In August 1979.

On August 27, 1979, “Arista” label released “Eve”, the fourth Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – June 1979, at “Super bear Studios” and was produced by Alan Parsons. The cover art was by Hipgnosis.

Personnel:

  • Eric Woolfson; Duncan Mackay – keyboards
  • Alan Parsons; Eric Woolfson – miscellaneous instrumental contributions, engineer
  • Lesley Duncan; David Paton; Chris Rainbow; Clare Torry; Dave Townsend; Lenny Zakatek – vocals
  • Chris Rainbow; David Paton – backing vocals
  • David Paton – bass
  • Stuart Elliott – drums, percussion
  • Ian Bairnson – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Orchestra – The Orchestra Of The Munich Chamber Opera
  • The Orchestra of the Munich Chamber Opera care of Eberhard Schoene leader – Sandor Farcas
  • Curtis Briggs – orchestra coordination
  • Shapiro and Steinberg – trivia consultants
  • Chris Blair, Wally Traugot – mastering
  • Eric Woolfson – executive production

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.

  1. Lucifer
  2. You Lie Down With Dogs
  3. I’d Rather Be a Man
  4. You Won’t Be There
  5. Winding Me Up
  6. Damned If I Do
  7. Don’t Hold Back
  8. Secret Garden
  9. If I Could Change Your Mind

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “RCA” label released “The Visitor”, album by Mick Fleetwood. It was recorded January – February 1981, at “Ghana Film Industries, Inc. Studio” in
Accra, Ghanabetween, and was produced by Richard Dashut and Mick Fleetwood.

Personnel:

  • Mick Fleetwood– drums, percussion; water gong
  • George Hawkins – vocals, bass guitar, piano, organ; guitar
  • Todd Sharp – lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Lord Tiki – hand drums
  • Ebaali Gbiko – hand drums, backing vocals
  • Accra Roman Catholic Choir – backing vocals
  • Superbrains – percussion
  • Adjo Group – vocals, percussion
  • The Ghana Folkloric Group – vocals, percussion
  • Peter Green– lead and theme guitar, vocals
  • George Harrison– slide guitar, 12-string guitar and backing vocals
  • Ian Bairnson– lead guitar , rhythm guitar
  • Richard Dashut– additional percussion
  • Sara Fleetwood – backing vocals
  • Mike Moran– Prophet 5 synthesizer
  • Andrew Powell– string arrangement
  • Executive producer – Mickey Shapiro
  • Engineered by Bill Doudelman, Randy Ezratty, and Richard Dashut

Track listing:

  1. Rattlesnake Shake – Peter Green
  2. You Weren’t in Love – Bill Field
  3. O’ Niamali – Nii Amartey
  4. Super Brains – B. Crentsil
  5. Don’t Be Sorry, Just Be Happy – Todd Sharp
  6. Walk a Thin Line – Lindsey Buckingham
  7. Not Fade Away – Charles Hardin, Norman Petty
  8. Cassiopeia Surrender – George Hawkins
  9. The Visitor – K. Ganjo
  10. Amelle (Come on Show Me Your Heart) – Nii Amartey

In July 1978.

In July 1978, “EMI” label released “Hobo with a Grin”, the debut Steve Harley album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Steve Harley and Michael James Jackson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley- vocals
  • Jo Partridge – electric and acoustic guitar, electric lead solo
  • Fred Tackett- acoustic guitar
  • Marc Bolan- guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Cregan, Ian Bairnson- acoustic guitar, electric guitars
  • Tom Moncrieff- electric guitar solo
  • Greg Porée – electric guitar, classical guitar
  • Bill Payne- acoustic piano, organ
  • Duncan Mackay- electric piano, harpsichord, synthesizer, keyboards, piano, Hammond organ
  • Chris Mercer – saxophone
  • Bob Glaub, Alan Jones, George Ford, Reggie McBride – bass
  • Herbie Flowers- acoustic bass
  • Rick Shlosser, Ricky Fataar, Stuart Elliott, Paul Humphrey- drums
  • Simon Morton, Chris Caron, Luís Jardim- percussion
  • Lindsey Elliott, King Errisson – congas
  • Michael McDonald, Bill Champlin, Rosemary Butler, Bobby Kimball, Tom Kelley, Yvonne Keeley, John Townsend, Roy Kenner, Gloria Jones, Barry St. John – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Horowitz – string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Michael J. Jackson – additional production, mixing, percussion, intro piano
  • James Isaacson – remix engineer, additional recording , engineer, tambourine, drums
  • John Haeny, Tony Clark, Peter James, Gary Ladinsky – engineer
  • Paul Black, Haydn Bendall- assistant engineer
  • Ken Perry – mastering
  • Jim Shea – photography
  • Kosh – design

Track listing:

  1. Roll the Dice – Steve Harley, Jo Partridge
  2. Amerika the Brave – Steve Harley
  3. Living in a Rhapsody – Jim Cregan, Steve Harley, Duncan Mackay
  4. I Wish It Would Rain – Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  5. Riding the Waves (For Virginia Woolf) – Steve Harley
  6. Someone’s Coming – Jo Partridge
  7. Hot Youth – Steve Harley, Duncan Mackay
  8. (I Don’t Believe) God is an Anarchist – Steve Harley
  9. Faith, Hope and Charity – Steve Harley

In June 1982.

In June 1982, “Arista” label released “Eye in the Sky”, the sixth Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Chris Rainbow – lead vocal
  • Lenny Zakatek – lead vocal
  • Dave Terry – lead vocal
  • Eric Woolfson – keyboards, lead vocal
  • Colin Blunstone – lead vocal
  • The English Chorale: choir vocals
  • Alan Parsons: keyboards, Fairlightprogramming, vocals
  • David Paton: acoustic and electric guitars, bass, lead vocal
  • Ian Bairnson: acoustic and electric guitars
  • Mel Collins: saxophone
  • Stuart Elliott: drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson except where noted.

  1. Sirius
  2. Eye in the Sky – Eric Woolfson
  3. Children of the Moon – David Paton
  4. Gemini – Chris Rainbow
  5. Silence and I – Eric Woolfson
  6. You’re Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned – Lenny Zakatek
  7. Psychobabble – Dave Terry
  8. Mammagamma
  9. Step by Step – Lenny Zakatek
  10. Old and Wise – Colin Blunstone