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On February 2, 2020.

On February 2, 2020, Ivan Král died aged 71. He was musician (guitar, bass, cello, piano, keyboards), vocalist, singer-songwriter, record producer and filmmaker. His songs were recorded by artists such as Pearl Jam, Patti Smith, U2, Iggy Pop, David Bowie and Simple Minds. He recorded and performed with Patti Smith, Blondie, John Cale, Iggy Pop, Lucie, Jiri Suchy, Aneta Langerová, Miro Zbirka, Pavel Bobek and Debbi. As leader he released 16 albums.

On July 26, 1985.

On July 26, 1985, “EMI” label released “Mask of Smiles”, the third John Waite studio album. It was recorded 1984 – 1985, at “Clinton Recording Studio” in New York, and was produced by John Waite and Stephen Galfas.

Personnel:

  • John Waite – lead vocals, arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Melanie X. – backing vocals
  • “Bingo” – guitar, backing vocals
  • Ritchie Fliegler – 12-string guitar
  • John McCurry– lead guitar
  • Johnny Thunders– guitar
  • Chuck Kentis – electric piano
  • Tom Mandel– keyboards, synthesizers
  • Donnie Nossov – bass, backing vocals
  • Carmine Rojas, Joey Vasta – bass
  • Frankie LaRocka, Alan Childs – drums, percussion
  • Lenny Pickett– tenor saxophone
  • Borneo Horns (Steve Elson, Stan Harrison) – horns
  • Stephen Galfas -arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Gene Curtis, Chris Isca – assistant engineer
  • John Luongo – remix
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Henry Marquez – art direction
  • Mick Haggerty – design
  • Noriski Yokosuka – photography

 Track listing:

  1. Every Step of the Way – John Waite, Ivan Král
  2. Laydown – John Waite
  3. Welcome to Paradise – John Waite
  4. Lust for Life – John Waite, John McCurry
  5. Ain’t That Peculiar – Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore, Marv Tarplin, Ronald White
  6. Just Like Lovers – John Waite, Tom Mandel
  7. The Choice – John Waite
  8. You’re the One – John Waite, Chuck Kentis
  9. No Brakes – John Waite

In October 1976.

In October 1976, “Arista” label released “Radio Ethiopia”, the second Patti Smith Group studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jack Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar, design
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, bass, vocals, mixing
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, percussion, mixing, consultant
  • Ivan Kral– bass, guitar
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards, synthesizer, piano
  • Bob Irwin – mastering
  • Brian Sperber – engineering
  • George Marino– mastering
  • Jay Messina – mixing, engineer
  • Lynn Goldsmith– photography
  • Nancy Greenberg – design
  • Rod O’Brien, Sam Ginsberg – assistant engineer
  • Vic Anesini – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Ask the Angels – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  2. Ain’t It Strange – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  3. Poppies – Patti Smith, Richard Sohl
  4. Pissing in a River – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  5. Pumping (My Heart) – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral, Jay Dee Daugherty
  6. Distant Fingers – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier
  7. Radio Ethiopia – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  8. Abyssinia – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Richard Sohl

 

In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Arista” label released “Party”, the sixth Iggy Pop solo studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at Record Plant Studios, New York City, and was produced by Thom Panunzio and Tommy Boyce.

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop – vocals
  • Ivan Kral– guitar, keyboards
  • Rob Duprey– guitar
  • Michael Page – bass guitar
  • Dougie Bowne – drums
  • Jimmy Whizner – arrangements
  • The Uptown Horns – brass

Track listing:

All tracks by Iggy Pop and Ivan Král, except where noted.

  1. Pleasure
  2. Rock and Roll Party
  3. Eggs on Plate
  4. Sincerity
  5. Houston Is Hot Tonight
  6. Pumpin’ for Jill
  7. Happy Man
  8. Bang Bang
  9. Sea of Love – George Khoury, Phil Phillips
  10. Time Won’t Let Me – Tom King, Chet Kelly

In February 1980.

soldier

In February 1980, “Arista” label released “Soldier”, the fourth Iggy Pop studio album. It was recorded in August 1979, at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Pat Moran and Thom Panunzio.

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop – vocals
  • Glen Matlock– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ivan Kral– guitar, keyboards
  • Klaus Krüger – drums
  • Steve New– guitar
  • Barry Andrews– keyboards
  • Simple Minds– backing vocals
  • David Bowie– backing vocals
  • Henry McGroggan – chorus
  • Thom Panunzio– mixing
  • Peter Haden – engineering
  • Joe Brescio – mastering
  • Brian Griffin/Rocking Russian – sleeve design

Track listing:

  1. Loco Mosquito – Iggy Pop
  2. Ambition – Glen Matlock
  3. Knockin’ Em Down (In the City) – Iggy Pop
  4. Play It Safe – David Bowie, Iggy Pop
  5. Get Up and Get Out – Iggy Pop
  6. Dynamite – Glen Matlock, Iggy Pop
  7. Dog Foot – Iggy Pop
  8. I Need More – Glen Matlock, Iggy Pop
  9. Take Care of Me – Glen Matlock, Iggy Pop
  10. I’m a Conservative – Iggy Pop
  11. I Snub You – Barry Andrews, Iggy Pop

 

 

On May 17, 1979.

Wave

On May 17, 1979, “Arista” label released “Wave”, the fourth Patti Smith Group studio album. It was recorded in 1979 at “Bearsville Studios” in New York, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, consultant
  • Ivan Kral– bass guitar, guitar, cello, keyboards
  • Richard Sohl– piano
  • Lenny Kaye– vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Andi Ostrowe – percussion, timpani
  • Todd Rundgren– bass guitar,  engineering
  • Vic Anesini – mastering
  • George Carnell – assistant engineer
  • Tom Edmonds – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Frederick – Patti Smith
  2. Dancing Barefoot – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  3. So you want to Be (a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star) – Jim McGuinn, Chris Hillman
  4. Hymn – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  5. Revenge – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  6. Citizen Ship – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral
  7. Seven Ways of Going – Patti Smith
  8. Broken Flag – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  9. Wave – Patti Smith

On April 27, 1987.

Never-Let-Me-Down

On April 27, 1987, “EMI” label released “Never Let Me Down”, the seventeenth David Bowie studio album. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, and was produced by David Bowie and David Richards.

Personnel:

  • David Bowie – vocals, guitar, keyboards, tambourine, background vocals
  • Carlos Alomar– guitar, guitar synthesizer, tambourine, background vocals
  • Erdal Kızılçay– keyboards, drums, bass, trumpet, background vocals, violins
  • Peter Frampton– lead guitar
  • Philippe Saisse– piano, keyboards
  • Carmine Rojas– bass
  • Earl Gardner– flugelhorn
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion
  • Stan Harrison– alto saxophone
  • Laurie Frink – trumpet
  • Steve Elson– baritone saxophone
  • Lenny Pickett– tenor saxophone
  • Robin Clark, Lani Groves, Diva Gray, Gordon Grodie – background vocals
  • Sid McGinnis– lead guitar
  • Mickey Rourke– mid-song rap

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie, except where noted.

  1. Day-In Day-Out
  2. Time Will Crawl
  3. Beat of Your Drum
  4. Never Let Me Down – lyrics by David Bowie, music by David Bowie and Carlos Alomar
  5. Zeroes
  6. Glass Spider
  7. Shining Star (Makin’ My Love)
  8. New York’s in Love
  9. 87 and Cry
  10. Too Dizzy – Iggy Pop, Ivan Kral

On March 3, 1978.

Easter

On March 3, 1978, “Arista” label released “Easter”, the third Patti Smith studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Record Plant” in New York, and “House of Music” in West Orange, and was produced by Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, bass guitar, vocals
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, percussion
  • Ivan Kral– bass guitar, vocals, guitar
  • Bruce Brody– keyboards, synthesizer
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards
  • Allen Lanier– keyboards
  • John Paul Fetta – bass
  • Andi Ostrowe – percussion
  • Jim Maxwell – bagpipes
  • Tom Verlaine– arrangements
  • Lynn Goldsmith– cover photography
  • Robert Mapplethorpe– insert photography
  • Cindy Black – insert photography
  • John Roberts – insert photography
  • Maude Gilman – insert design

Track listing:

  1. Till Victory – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  2. Space Monkey – Patti Smith, Ivan Kral, Tom Verlaine
  3. Because the Night – Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen
  4. Ghost Dance – Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye
  5. Babelogue – Patti Smith
  6. Rock’n’Roll Nigger – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  7. Privilege (Set me Free) – Mel London, Mike Leander, Psalm 23
  8. We Three – Patti Smith
  9. 25th Floor – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  10. High on Rebellion – Patti Smith
  11. Easter – Patti Smith, Jay Dee Daugherty

On December 13, 1975.

Patti Smith - Horses

On December 13, 1975, “Arista” label released “Horses”, the debut Patti Smith  studio album.  It was recorded in 1975, at the “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by John Cale.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals, guitar
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums
  • Lenny Kaye– guitar, bass guitar, vocals
  • Ivan Kral– bass guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards
  • Tom Verlaine– guitar
  • Allen Lanier– guitar, keyboards
  • Richard Aaron – photography
  • Robert Mapplethorpe– photography
  • Chuck Krall – photography
  • Danny Fields– photography
  • Bob Gruen– photography
  • Bob Heimall – design
  • Sherri Whitmarsh – design

Track listing:

  1. Gloria – Part I: “In Excelsis Deo”; Part II: “Gloria –  Patti Smith (Part I), Van Morrison (Part II)
  2. Redondo Beach – Patti Smith, Richard Sohl, Lenny Kaye
  3. Birdland – Patti Smith, Richard Sohi, Lenny Kaye, Ivan Kral
  4. Free Money – Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye
  5. Kimberly – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier, Ivan Kral
  6. Break It Up – Patti Smith, Tom Verrlaine
  7. Land – Part I: “Horses”; Part II: “Land of a Thousand Dances”; Part III: “La Mer(de) – Patti Smith (Parts I and III), Chris Kenner (Part II), Fats Domino (Part II)
  8. Elegie – Patti Smith, Allen Lanier