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On March 15, 1982.

On March 15, 1982, “RCA” label released “Another Grey Area”, the sixth Graham Parker album, his first solo album without his regular band, The Rumour. It was recorded in 1981, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Jack Douglas and Graham Parker.


  • Graham Parker – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Nicky Hopkins– acoustic piano
  • George Small – keyboards, ondioline
  • Hugh McCracken– electric guitars, harmonica
  • David Brown – electric guitars
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass
  • Michael Braun – drums
  • Kurt McGettric – flute, baritone saxophone
  • Jim Clouse – saxophones
  • Paul Prestopino – banjo
  • Jack Douglas– percussion
  • Krystal Davis, Karen Lawrence, Eric Troyer, Fred Hostetler – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Parker.

  1. Temporary Beauty
  2. Another Grey Area
  3. No More Excuses
  4. Dark Side of the Bright Lights
  5. Can’t Waste a Minute
  6. Big Fat Zero
  7. You Hit the Spot
  8. It’s All Worth Nothing Alone
  9. Crying for Attention
  10. Thankless Task
  11. Fear Not

On June 6, 2006.

On June 6, 2006, “Big 3” label released “Rockford”, the fifteenth Cheap Trick studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005 in Rockford, Illinois, and was produced by Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Peterson, Bun E. Carlos, Jim “Pinky Beeman, Julian Raymond, Jack Douglas, Steve Albini and Chris Shaw.


  • Robin Zander– vocals, additional guitar, keyboards
  • Rick Nielsen– guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson– bass guitars, additional guitar, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos– drums, backing vocals
  • Damon Fox, Kim Bullard– keyboards
  • Robin Taylor Zander – backing vocals
  • Jack Douglas– shaker
  • Bryan Cook, Chris Shaw, Jack Douglas, Jim “Pinky” Beeman, Jimmy Johnson, Linda Perry, Roger Moutenot, Steve Albini, Steve Thompson, Tommy Jamin – engineers
  • Andrew Chavez, Bill Synan, Eric Hunter, Kevin Churko, Mike Mang, Tommy Jamin – assistant engineers
  • Richie “Britley” Hughes – art direction
  • John Johnson – cover art

Track listing:

  1. Welcome to the World – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  2. Perfect Stranger – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos, Linda Perry
  3. If it Takes a Lifetime – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos, Julian Raymond
  4. Come On Come On Come On – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  5. O Claire – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  6. This Time You Got It – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  7. Give It Away – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  8. One More – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  9. Every Night and Every Day – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos
  10. Dream the Night Away – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos, Bill Lloyd
  11. All Those Years – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos, Julian Raymond
  12. Decal – Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson, Bun E. Carlos

On November 6, 2012.

On November 6, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Music from Another Dimension!”, the fifteenth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded July 2011/ March – April 2012,  at “Pandora’s Box”, “The Boneyard”, “Poppy Studios”, “Swing House Studios”, “Mad Dog Studios”, “Spitfire Studio”, “Retro Activ Studios”, “Briar Patch Studios” and “Hensen Studios”, and was produced by Jack Douglas, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Marti Frederiksen. It was band’s first studio album since 2004’s “Honkin’ on Bobo” and the first to feature all-new material since 2001’s “Just Push Play”.


  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, drums, arrangement, backing vocals
  • Joe Perry– lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Brad Whitford– rhythm guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass, lead vocals
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Julian Lennon, Melanie Taylor, Sharlotte Gibson, Laura Jones – background vocals
  • Tom Scott, Jessy J– saxophone tenor
  • John Mitchell– saxophone baritone
  • Bill Reichenbach, Jr.– trombone
  • Gary Grant– trumpet
  • Larry Hall– trumpet
  • Mia Tyler– backing vocals
  • Russ Irwin– piano, backing vocals
  • Carrie Underwood– featured vocals
  • Johnny Depp, Bruce Witkin – background vocals
  • Paul Santo – Hammond organ, keyboards, mellotron
  • Rudy Tanzi– Hammond organ
  • The Section Quartet: Daphne Chen – violin, Eric Gorfain– violin, Lauren Chipman – viola, Richard Dodd – cello
  • Jesse Sky Kramer – drums
  • Zac Rae – piano, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Desmond Child– piano
  • Jesse Kotansky – violin solo
  • Daniel J. Coe – synthesizer, synthesizer, programming, arrangement
  • Rick Dufay– rhythm guitar
  • Jack Douglas– mixing, arrangement, percussion, keyboards, organ; synthesizer, backing vocals; outro piano
  • Marti Frederiksen– pro tools, backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, Roland synthesizer
  • Warren Huart– engineering, mixing, backing vocals
  • Al Schmidt, Chris Lord-Alge, Neal Avron– mixing
  • Anthony Focx– pro tools editing
  • Daphne Chen, Tom Scott– arrangement
  • Casey Patrick Tebo– artwork
  • Slash– inside artwork

Track listing:

  1. LUV XXX – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  2. Oh Yeah – Joe Perry
  3. Beautiful – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  4. Tell Me – Tom Hamilton
  5. Out Go the Lights – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  6. Legendary Child – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance
  7. What Could Have Been Love – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Russ Irwin
  8. Street Jesus – Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Joe Perry
  9. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  10. Lover A lot – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton, Jesse Kramer, Marco Moir
  11. We All Fall Down – Diane Warren
  12. Freedom Fighter – Joe Perry
  13. Closer – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer
  14. Something – Joe Perry
  15. Another Last Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Desmond Child, Joe Perry


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.


  • 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 February 1977.


In February 1977, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled Cheap Trick album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Jack Douglas.


  • Robin Zander– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rick Nielsen– lead guitar, vocals
  • Tom Petersson– bass guitar, vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos– drums
  • Jay Messina– engineer
  • Sam Ginsberg – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Nielsen except where noted.

  1. Hot Love
  2. Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace – Terry Reid
  3. He’s a Whore
  4. Mandocello
  5. The Ballad of T.V. Violence (I’m Not the Only Boy)
  6. Elo Kiddies
  7. Daddy Should Have Stayed in High School
  8. Taxman, Mr. Thief
  9. Cry, Cry – Robin Zander, Nielsen,Tom Petersson
  10. Oh, Candy

On May 3, 1976.


On May 3, 1976, “Columbia” released “Rocks”, the fourth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded February–March 1976, at “Wherehouse” and “The Record Plant”, and was produced by Jack Douglas and Aerosmith. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Rocks” at number 176 at its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Times”. The album has been quadruple Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • Tom Hamilton – bass, guitar
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Joe Perry– guitars, backing vocals, six-string bass, electric bass
  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, keyboards, electric bass, harmonica
  • Brad Whitford– guitars
  • Paul Prestopino – banjo
  • Jack Douglas– arrangement, backing vocals
  • Aerosmith – arrangement
  • Jay Messina – engineering
  • Rod O’Brien – assistant engineering
  • Sam Ginsburg – assistant engineering
  • David Krebs & Steve Leber (for Leber-Krebs, Inc.) –direction
  • Pacific Eye & Ear– album design

Track listing:

  1. Back in the Saddle – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  2. Last Child – Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford
  3. Rats in the Cellar – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  4. Combination – Joe Perry
  5. Sick as a Dog – Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton
  6. Nobody’s Fault – Steven Ttler, Brad Whitford
  7. Get the Lead Out – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  8. Lick and a Promise – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  9. Home Tonight – Steven Tyler


On March 1, 1974.


On March 1, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Get Your Wings”, the second Aerosmith studio album. “Get Your Wings” was recorded in December 1973 and January 1974, at “Record Plant” in New York, and was produced by Ray Colcord, Jack Douglas and Bob Ezrin. The album has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA.


  • Steven Tyler – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, harmonica
  • Joe Perry– guitar, backing vocals
  • Brad Whitford– guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Steve Hunter– guitar
  • Dick Wagner– guitar
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Stan Bronstein – baritone saxophone
  • Jon Pearson – trombone
  • Ray Colcord– keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Same Old Song and Dance – Steven Tyler and Joe Perry
  2. Lord of the Things – Steven Tyler
  3. Spaced – Steven Tyler and Joe Perry
  4. Woman of the World – Steven Tyler and Don Solomon
  5. O.S. (Too Bad) – Steven Tyler
  6. Train Kept A-Rollin – Tiny Bradshaw, Howard Kay, Lois Mann
  7. Seasons of Wither – Steve Tyler
  8. Pandora’s Box 0 Steven Tyler and Joey Kramer

On November 17, 1980.

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On November 17, 1980, “Geffen” label released “Double Fantasy”, album by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.  It was the seventh and final studio album released by Lennon in his lifetime, three weeks after its release, Lennon was murdered. The album was recorded from August 7 to September 22, 1980, at the “The Hit Factory” in New York, and was produced by John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Jack Douglas. In 1981, “Double Fantasy” won “Grammy” for “Album of the Year”.


  • John Lennon– lead, harmony and background vocals; rhythm and acoustic guitars,  piano, keyboards, arranger
  • Yoko Ono– lead and background vocals; arranger
  • Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken– lead guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • George Small– keyboards
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Arthur Jenkins– percussion
  • Ed Walsh – Oberheim synthesizer
  • Robert Greenidge– steel drum
  • Matthew Cunningham – hammer dulcimer
  • Randy Stein – English concertina
  • Howard Johnson, Grant Hungerford, John Parran, Seldon Powell, George “Young” Opalisky, Roger Rosenberg, David Tofani, Ronald Tooley – horns
  • Tony Davillo – hornarrangements and musical associate
  • Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric Troyer, Benny Cummings Singers, The Kings Temple Choir – background vocals
  • Kishin Shinoyama– cover photo, photography

Track listing:

  1. (Just Like) Starting Over – John Lennon
  2. Kiss Kiss Kiss – Yoko Ono
  3. Cleanup Time – John Lennon
  4. Give Me Something – Yoko Ono
  5. I’m Losing You – John Lennon
  6. I’m Moving On – Yoko Ono
  7. Beautiful Boy – John Lennon
  8. Watching the Wheels – John Lennon
  9. Yes, I’m Your Angel – Yoko Ono
  10. Woman – John Lennon
  11. Beautiful Boys – Yoko Ono
  12. Dear Yoko – John Lennon
  13. Every Man Has a Woman Who loves Him – Yoko Ono
  14. Hard Times Are Over – Yoko Ono