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On July 1, 1987.

On July 1, 1987, “Sony Music” label released “Neo Geo”, the seventh Ryuichi Sakamoto studio album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – keyboard, piano, computer
  • Yukio Tsuji – shakuhachi, gayageum
  • Iggy Pop – vocals
  • Kazumi Tamaki – vocals
  • Misako Koja – vocals
  • Yoriko Ganeko – vocals
  • Eddie Martinez – guitar
  • Haruo Kubota – guitar
  • Bill Laswell – bass
  • Bootsy Collins – bass
  • Emmett Chapman – Chapman stick
  • David Van Tieghem – percussions
  • Tony Williams – drums
  • Sly Dunbar – drums
  • Lucia Hwong – pipa
  • Jason Corsaro – mixing
  • Clive Smith – programmer
  • Jeff Bova – programmer

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichi Sakamoto, express where noted.

  1. Before Long
  2. Neo Geo
  3. Risky
  4. Free Trading
  5. Shogunade
  6. Parata
  7. Okinawa Song – Chin Nuku Juushii
  8. After All

On September 3, 1991.

On September 3, 1991, “Mercury” label released “Stranger in This Town”, the first Richie Sambora album. It was recorded in 1991 and was produced by Richie Sambora and Neil Dorfsman.

Personnel:

  • Richie Sambora- lead vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, strings arrangement, producer
  • David Bryan- keyboards, strings arrangement
  • Tico Torres- drums, percussion
  • Eric Clapton- guitar solo
  • Tony Levin- bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Randy Jackson- bass guitar
  • Dean Fasano, Franke Previte, Curtis King, Bekka Bramlett, Isabella Lento, Tawatha Agee, Brenda White-King – background vocals
  • Katie Agresta – vocal coach
  • Jeff Bova, Robbie Buchanan, Larry Fast, Jimmy Bralower, Chris Palmaro, Eric Persing – keyboards, programming
  • Rafael Padilla, Carol Steele – percussion
  • JD Dworkow – production coordination
  • Jeff Hendrickson, Lance Phillips, Frank Wolf – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Tim White, Darryl Estrine – photography
  • Margery Greenspan – art direction
  • Umi Kenyon – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Richie Sambora, except where noted.

  1. Rest in Peace – Richie Sambora, David Bryan
  2. Church of Desire
  3. Stranger in This Town – Richie Sambora, David Bryan
  4. Ballad of Youth – Richie Sambora, Tom Marolda
  5. One Light Burning – Richie Sambora, Tom Marolda, Bruce Foster
  6. Bluesman
  7. Rosie – Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi, Desmond Child, Diane Warren
  8. River of Love
  9. Father Time – Richie Sambora, Desmond Child
  10. The Answer – Richie Sambora, Bruce Foster

On July 29, 1986.

On July 29, 1986, “Family Productions” and “Columbia” labels released “The Bridge”, the tenth Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, at “The Power Station”, “Chelsea Sound”, “RCA Studios”, in New York City and “Evergreen Studios”, in Burbank, California, and was produced by Phil Ramone. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel– lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers, electric guitar, Fender Rhodes
  • Ray Charles– acoustic piano, lead vocals
  • David Brown – guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Russell Javors– guitar
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums, percussion
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • Mark Rivera– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Jeff Bova– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond B3 organ
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • John McCurry– guitar
  • Neil Stubenhaus– bass guitar
  • Ron Carter– acoustic bass
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Jimmy Bralower – percussion
  • Eddie Daniels– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone
  • Marvin Stamm– trumpet
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Patrick Williams– arrangements
  • Philippe Saisse– orchestration
  • Peter Hewlett – backing vocals
  • Cyndi Lauper– harmony vocals
  • Joseph D’Ambrosio – production coordinator
  • Jim Boyer – engineer
  • Steve Boyer, David Dickson, Bradshaw Leigh, Fred Tenny – engineer assistant
  • Ricki Begin, Peter Bergren, Mark Betts, Steve Buller, Cary Butler, Gary Ciuzio, Ed Evans, Bruce Howell, Joe Lopes, Frank Rodriguez, Billy Rothschild, Joe Salvatto, Audrey Tanaka, Phil Vachon – technical support
  • Ted Jensen– mixing
  • Mark Larson – design
  • Brad Holland – cover painting
  • Patrick Demarchelier – photography
  • Larry Busacca, Phil Ramone, Charles Reilly – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel, except where noted.

  1. Running on Ice
  2. This Is the Time
  3. A Matter of Trust
  4. Modern Woman
  5. Baby Grand
  6. Big Man on Mulberry Street
  7. Temptation
  8. Code of Silence – Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper
  9. Getting Closer

On January 1, 1989.

On January 1, 1989, “Celluloid Records” label released “A Dead Horse”, the fourth Golden Palominos album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Platinum Island Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Anton Fier.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Bova– keyboards, programming
  • Aïyb Dieng– percussion
  • Anton Fier– drums, additional production
  • Robert Kidney – guitar
  • Amanda Kramer– vocals
  • Bill Laswell– bass violon
  • Chuck Leavell– keyboards
  • Larry Saltzman – guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis– guitar
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Bernie Worrell– Hammond organ
  • Oz Fritz – engineering, mixing, recording
  • Steve Rinkoff – mixing, recording
  • William Garrett – recording
  • John Herman – recording
  • Robert Musso – recording
  • Steve Klatz – drum technician
  • Robert Longo – design, photography
  • Christiane Mathan – design
  • Frank W. Ockenfels– photography

Track listing:

  1. Wild River – Robert Kidney
  2. Shattered Image – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  3. Angel of Death – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  4. Lucky – Robert Kidney
  5. Darklands – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  6. A Letter Back – Robert Kidney
  7. Over – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis

In November 1987.

In November 1987, “Sire” label released “Love”, the third Aztec Camera studio album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma, Russ Titelman, Roddy Frame, David Frank, Michael Jonzun and Rob Mounsey.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Frame – vocals, guitar
  • Rob Mounsey- bass, keyboards, keyboard programming
  • Marcus Miller, Kent Wagner, Will Lee– bass
  • Peter Beckett – keyboards
  • David Frank – keyboards, programming
  • Robbie Kilgore – bass synthesizer
  • Dave Weckl, Steve Jordan, Steve Gadd– drums
  • Carole Steele – percussion
  • Dan Hartman, Jill Dell’Abate, Lani Groves, Tawatha Agee, Gordon Grody, Robin Clark, Scott Parker, Loria Jonzun, Michael Jonzun, Carroll Thompson- backing vocals
  • Jimmy Bralower – drums, drum programming
  • Jeff Bova– programming
  • Soni Jonzun – saxophone
  • Peter Saville Associates– design, art direction

Track listing:

All tracks written Roddy Frame.

  1. Deep & Wide & Tall
  2. How Men Are
  3. Everybody Is A Number One
  4. More Than A Law
  5. Somewhere In My Heart
  6. Working In A Goldmine
  7. One & One
  8. Paradise
  9. Killermont Street

 

 

On November 21, 1989.

On November 21, 1989, “Virgin” label released “Beauty”, the eighth Ryuichi Sakamoto studio album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Take One Studio”, “Zero Studio”, “Onkio Haus”, “Sound Inn Studio” in Tokyo, “Platinum Island Recording Studio”, “Right Tracks Studio”, “Bear Tracks”, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Complex” in Los Angeles, and was produced by  Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto– vocals, mixing, engineering, arranger, keyboards, piano
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals, rap
  • Brian Wilson– vocals
  • Kazumi Tamaki, Misako Koja – vocals, shamisen
  • Nicky Holland – vocals
  • Yoriko Ganeko – vocals, shamisen, castanets
  • Youssou N’Dour, Laura Shaheen, Robert Wyatt, Jill Jones– vocals
  • Alex Brown, Angel Rogers, Anita Sherman – backing vocals
  • Kirk Crumpler – keyboards, programmer
  • Carlos Lomas, Bun Itakura, Dali Kimoko-N’Dala, Robbie Robertson– guitar
  • Eddie Martinez– guitar, soloist
  • Pino Palladino, Mark Johnson, Larry White – bass
  • Sly Dunbar– drums
  • Pandit Dinesh– tabla
  • Naná Vasconcelos, Paco Yé, Seidou “Baba” Outtara, Sibiri Outtara – percussion
  • Magatie Fall – talking drum
  • Milton Cardona– shekere
  • Shankar– double violin
  • Sang Won Park– zither
  • Sham Guibbory – string section leader
  • Jiang Jian Huo – erhu
  • Greg Calbi, Jason Corsaro – engineer, mixing
  • Ikuo Honma, Kinji Yoshino, Mark Lynette, Naoto Shibuya, Roger Moutenot, Yutaka Arai – engineer
  • Carmen Rizzo– engineer, mixing, programmer
  • Dan Gellert, Douglas Rose, Gary Solomon, John Herman, Junichi Yamazaki , Michael White, Seiichi Yoritomi, Tetsuya Ishizuka, Yuuki Mizutani, Darin Prindle, Kevin Casey, Sylvia Massy– assistant engineer
  • Masaya Nishida, Jeff Bova, Bill Seery – programming
  • Yuji Suguyama – programming, computer operation
  • Shingo Take – sampling

Track listing (Japanese version):

All tracks by Ryuchi Sakamoto.

  1. Calling from Tokyo
  2. A Rose
  3. Asadoya Yunta
  4. Futique
  5. Amore
  6. We Love You
  7. Diabaram
  8. A Pile of Time
  9. Romance
  10. Chinsagu No Hana
  11. Adagio

On September 20, 2010.

On September 20, 2010, “Mascot” label released the self-titled, debut Black Country Communion album. It was recorded January- April 2010, at “Shangri-La Studios” in Malibu, California,  and was produced by Kevin Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Hughes– vocals, bass
  • Joe Bonamassa– vocals, guitar
  • Jason Bonham– drums
  • Derek Sherinian– keyboards
  • Jeff Bova– orchestration
  • Patrick D’Arcy – uilleann pipes, tin whistle
  • Kevin Shirley– mixing
  • James McCullagh, Eric Lynne – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Dennis Friel Art Studios – design, illustrations, art direction
  • Robert Knight, Marty Temme,Rick Gould, Christie Goodwin, Chris Callaway – photography

Track listing:

  1. Black Country – lyrics by Glenn Hughes, music by Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa
  2. One Last Soul – lyrics by Glenn Hughes, music by Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa
  3. The Great Divide – lyrics by Glenn Hughes, music by Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa
  4. Down Again – lyrics by Glenn Hughes, music by Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Derek Sherinian
  5. Beggarman – lyrics and music by Glenn Hughes
  6. Song of Yesterday – lyrics by Joe Bonamassa, Glen Hughes, Kevin Shirley, music by Joe Bonamassa, Kevin Shirley
  7. No Time – lyrics and music by Glen Hughes
  8. Medusa – lyrics and music by Glen Hughes
  9. The Revolution in Me – lyrics and music by Joe Bonamassa
  10. Stand (At the Burning Tree) lyrics and music by Glenn Hughes
  11. Sista Jane – lyrics by Glenn Hughes, music by Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa
  12. Too Late for the Sun – lyrics by Glenn Hughes, music by Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Derek Sherinian, Kevin Shirley

On May 29, 2000.

On May 29, 2000, “EMI” label released “Brave New World”, the twelfth Iron Maiden studio album. It was recorded July 1999 – April 2000, at “Guillaume Tell Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Kevin Shirley and Steve Harris.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Dickinson– lead vocals
  • Dave Murray– guitar
  • Adrian Smith– guitar
  • Janick Gers– guitar
  • Steve Harris– bass, keyboards
  • Nicko McBrain– drums
  • Kevin Shirley– engineer, mixing
  • Denis Caribaux – second engineer
  • Nicolas Meyer, Rory Romano – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Bova– orchestration
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Derek Riggs, Steve Stone– sleeve illustration
  • Peacock – sleeve design, sleeve concept
  • Dean Karr– photography

Track listing:

  1. The Wicker Man – Adrian Smith, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson
  2. Ghost of the Navigator – Janick Gers, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
  3. Brave New World – Dave Murray, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson
  4. Blood Brothers – Steve Harris
  5. The Mercenary – Janick Gers, Steve Harris
  6. Dream of Mirrors – Janick Gers, Steve Harris
  7. The Fallen Angel – Adrian Smith, Steve Harris
  8. The Nomad – Dave Murray, Steve Harris
  9. Out of the Silent Planet – Janick Gers, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
  10. The Thin Line Between Love and Hate – Dave Murray, Steve Harris

In May 1988.

In May 1988, “Columbia” label released “Perfect Machine”, the thirty-seventh Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Bill Laswell and  Herbie Hancock. It was the last Hancock’s album with the Rockit Band.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock:piano, Fairlight CMI Series I & II, Rhodes Chroma, Apple/Mac Plus, Yamaha DX1, Yamaha DX7 and DX7IIFD, Kurzweil K250, Yamaha TX816, Oberheim Matrix-12, Akai S900, vocoder
  • Jeff Bova: synth programming
  • William “Bootsy” Collins:electric bass, vocoder
  • Sugarfoot:vocals
  • Nicky Skopelitis:Fairlight drums
  • Micro Wave:Minimoog bass, talk box, vocoder
  • S.T.:turntables, “FX”
  • Mixed byDave Jerden
  • Associate Producer: Tony Meilandt
  • Engineered byMartin Bisi, Mike Krowiak, Dave Jerden, Billy Yodelman and Bryan Bell
  • Mastered byHowie Weinberg

Track listing:

All tracks by Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, William “Bootsy” Collins and Bonner, except where noted.

  1. Perfect Machine – Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis
  2. Obsession
  3. Vibe Alive – Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, William “Bootsy” Collins, Bonner, Micro Wave
  4. Beat Wise
  5. Maiden Voyage/P. Bop
  6. Chemical Residue – Herbie Hancock

In April 1986.

In April 1986, “Capitol” label released “Cocker”, the tenth Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Richie Zito, Terry Manning, Ron Nevison, Albert Hammond and Diane Warren and Bernard Edwards. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, and Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”.

Personnel:

  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals
  • Neal Schon, Richie Zito, Eddie Martinez, Cliff Goodwin, Dann Huff – guitars
  • Vito San Filippo, Bernard Edwards, Randy Jackson, Arthur Barrow, Mike Moran – bass
  • Mike Moran, Arthur Barrow, Jeff Lorber, Larry Marshall, Jeff Bova, Michael Boddicker, Howard Hersh – keyboards
  • Michael Baird, Anton Fig, Eric Parker – drums
  • Mel Collins, Andrew Love – saxophone
  • Dick Hyde, Steve Madaio, Joel Peskin – horns
  • Albert Hammond, Diane Warren, Curtis King, Maxine Green, Julia Tillman Waters, Leslie Smith, Joe Turano, Elesecia Wright, Maxine Waters – background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Shelter Me – Nick DiStefano
  2. A to Z – Tom Kimmel
  3. Don’t You Love Me Anymore – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  4. Living Without Your Love – Michael Bolton, Doug James
  5. Don’t Drink The Water – Richard Feldman, Pat Robinson
  6. You Can Leave Your Hat On – Randy Newman
  7. Heart of the Matter – Ronald Miller, Billy Aerts
  8. Inner City Blues – Marvin Gaye, James Nyx Jr.
  9. Love Is on a Fade – Stephen Allen Davis, Dennis Morgan
  10. Heaven -Terry Manning