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On April 3, 2007.

On April 3, 2007, “Speedwagon Recordings” and “Mailboat Records” labels released “Find Your Own Way Home”, the fifteenth REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Joe Vannelli and Kevin Cronin.


  • Kevin Cronin– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Dave Amato– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Neal Doughty– keyboards
  • Bruce Hall– bass, backing vocals
  • Bryan Hitt– drums
  • Joe Vannelli– keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Cronin, except where noted.

  1. Smilin’ in the End
  2. Find Your Own Way Home
  3. I Needed to Fail
  4. Dangerous Combination – Kevin Cronin, Jim Peterik
  5. Lost in the Road of Love
  6. Another Lifetime – Dave Amato, Kevin Cronin, Bruce Hall, Bryan Hitt
  7. Run Away Baby
  8. Everything You Feel
  9. Born to Love You – Bruce Hall
  10. Let My Love Find You


On August 10, 1999.

On August 10, 1999, “CMC International” label released “Edge of Forever”, the tenth Lynyrd Skynyrd studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Ron Nevison.


  • Johnny Van Zant- vocals, harmonica
  • Gary Rossington- lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars
  • Billy Powell- piano, keyboards
  • Leon Wilkeson- bass
  • Rickey Medlocke– vocals, lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars, harmonica
  • Hughie Thomasson– vocals, lead, rhythm, slide and acoustic guitars
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Dale Krantz-Rossington, Carol Chase – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Workin’ – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  2. Full Moon Night – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  3. Preacher Man – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  4. Mean Streets – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  5. Tomorrow’s Goodbye – Gary Burr, Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  6. Edge of Forever – Rickey Medlocke, Jim Peterik, Johnny Van Zant
  7. Gone Fishin’ – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  8. Through It All – Jim Peterik, Johnny Van Zant, Robert White Johnson
  9. Money Back Guarantee – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  10. W.T.G.G.- Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  11. Rough Around the Edges – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant
  12. FLA – Rickey Medlocke, Gary Rossington, Hughie Thomasson, Johnny Van Zant


In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “Vehicle” the debut Ides of March studio album. It was recorded in 1970 and was produced by Bob Destocki and Frank Rand.


  • Jim Peterik- lead guitar, lead vocal
  • Larry Millas – rhythm guitar, bass, keyboards, backing vocal
  • Bob Bergland – bass, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Ray Herr – bass, backing vocals
  • Michael Borch – drums, percussion
  • John Larson – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Chuck Soumar – trumpet, backing vocal
  • Recorded and engineered – Dick Dearborn, Richard Brayfield

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Peterik, except where noted.

  1. Vehicle
  2. Factory Band
  3. Sky Is Falling
  4. Home
  5. Wooden Ships/Dharma for One – David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Paul Kantner, Ian Anderson, Clive Bunker
  6. Bald Medusa – Mike Borch, Jim Peterik
  7. Aire of Good Feeling
  8. Time for Thinking – John Larson
  9. One Woman Man
  10. Symphony for Eleanor (Eleanor Rigby) -John Lennon, Paul McCartney

On June 5, 2012.

On June 5, 2012, “Capitol” label released “That’s Why God Made the Radio”, the twenty-ninth Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded 2011-2012, at “Ocean Way Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Brian Wilson and Paul Fauerso. It was band’s first album with original material “Summer in Paradise” from 1992, and was recorded to coincide with the band’s 50th anniversary.


  • Brian Wilson – vocals, arranger
  • Al Jardine– vocals, whistle
  • Bruce Johnston– vocals
  • Mike Love– vocals
  • David Marks– guitar
  • Jeffrey Foskett, Adrian Baker, Christian Love, Hayleigh Love –vocals
  • Jeff Baxter, Tom Bukovac, Jim Riley, Nick Rowe, Scott Totten, Nick Walusko – electric guitar
  • Tom Bukovac, Jeffrey Foskett, Probyn Gregory, Scott Totten – acoustic guitar
  • Cliff Hugo, Larry Millas, Michael Rhodes, Brett Simons – bass guitar
  • David Stone – double bass
  • Jim Peterik – ukulele
  • Probyn Gregory – banjo
  • John Hobbs, Joe Thomas– piano
  • John Hobbs, Joe Thomas – tack piano
  • Scott Bennett, Joe Thomas – organ
  • Scott Bennett – clavinet
  • Joe Thomas – harpsichord
  • Paul Fauerso – keyboards
  • Gary Griffin – accordion
  • Joel Deroulin, Sharon Jackson, Peter Kent, Songa Lee, Julie Rogers, John Wittenberg – violin
  • Alisha Bauer, Vanessa Freebarin-Smith – cello
  • Paul Mertens – string arrangements
  • Paul Mertens – flute
  • Chris Bleth – oboe
  • Probyn Gregory – French horn
  • Paul Mertens – baritone saxophone
  • Scott Bennett, Darian Sahanaja– vibes
  • Nelson Bragg, Paul Fauerso, Jim Peterik – percussion
  • Jessica Bish, John Cowsill, Jeffrey Foskett, Joe Thomas – snaps
  • Eddie Bayers, Curt Bisquera, John Cowsill, Chad Cromwell– drums
  • Skip Masters – radio voiceover
  • Mike Love– executive producer
  • Joe Thomas– recording
  • Paul Fauerso – recording
  • Frank Pappalardo – recording, mixing engineer
  • Michael Czaszwicz – additional engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – additional engineering
  • Larry Millas – additional engineering
  • Tom Gordon – additional engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Think About the Days – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  2. That’s Why God Made the Radio – Brian Wilson, Larry Millas, Joe Thomas, Jim Peterik
  3. Isn’t It Time – Brian Wilson, Larry Millas, Joe Thomas, Jim Peterik, Mike Love
  4. Spring Vacation – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Joe Thomas
  5. The Private Life of Bill and Sue – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  6. Shelter – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  7. Daybreak Over the Ocean – Mike Love
  8. Beaches in Mind – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas, Mike Love
  9. Strange World – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  10. From There to Back Again – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  11. Pacific Coast Highway – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  12. Summer’s Gone – Brian Wilson, Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Thomas

In April 1971.

In April 1971, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled Chase album. It was recorded in 1971, at Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Frank Rand and Bob Destocki.


  • Bill Chase- lead & solo trumpet
  • Ted Piercefield- trumpet, lead vocal
  • Alan Ware– trumpet
  • Jerry Van Blair- trumpet, lead vocal
  • Phil Porter- keyboards
  • Dennis Johnson- bass guitar, vocals
  • Lucian Gondran- guitar, vocals
  • Jay Mitthauer- percussion
  • Terrance Richard Marinan- lead vocals

Track listing:

  1. Open Up Wide – Bill Chase
  2. Livin’ In Heat – B. Hall, Turner, M. Walker
  3. Hello Groceries – O’Rourke
  4. Handbags and Gladrags – Mike d’Abo
  5. Get It On – Bill Chase, Terry Richards
  6. Boys and Girls Together – Jim Peterik
  7. Invitation to a River
  • Two Minds Meet – Raub, Bill Chase
  • Stay – Raub, Bill Chase
  • Paint It Sad – Raub, Bill Chase
  • Reflections – Bill Chase
  • River – Richards, Bill Chase

In February 1974.


In February 1974, “Epic” label released “Pure Music”, the third and final Chase album. It was recorded in 1973, at Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Frank Rand.


  • Bill Chase– lead trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jay Sollenberger– trumpet
  • Joe Morrissey – trumpet
  • Jim Oatts– trumpet
  • Dartanyan Brown– bass, vocals
  • Wally Yohn– keyboard
  • John Emma– guitar, vocals
  • Tom Gordon– drums
  • Jim Peterik– vocals

Track listing:

  1. Weird Song #1 – Bill Chase
  2. Run Back To Mama – Bill Chase, Jim Peterik
  3. Twinkles – Bill Chase
  4. Bochawa – Bill Chase
  5. Love Is On The Way – Jim Peterik
  6. Close Up Tight – Bill Chase