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In November 1976.

In November 1976, “Monument Records” label released “Regeneration”, the twentieth Roy Orbison album. It was recorded January – August 1976, and was produced by Fred Foster.

Personnel:

  • Roy Orbison – vocals
  • Grady Martin, John Christopher, Reggie Young, Steve Gibson – guitar
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, Shane Keister – keyboards
  • Tommy Cogbill – bass guitar
  • Gene Chrisman, Jerry Carrigan – drums
  • Farrell Morris – percussion
  • Charles Rose, Harrison Calloway, Harvey Thompson, Billy Puett, Dennis Good, George Tidwell – horns
  • Bergen White, Buzz Cason, Dennis Linde, Diane Tidwell, Ginger Holladay, Janie Fricke, Laverna Moore, Lisa Silver, Sheri Kramer, The Cherry Sisters, Tom Brannon – backing vocals
  • Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Carl Gorodetzky, Christian Teal, Gary Vanosdale, George Binkley, Lennie Haight, Martha McCrory, Martin Katahn, Marvin Chantry, Pam Sixfin, Roy Christensen, Sheldon Kurland, Stephanie Woolf, Steven Smith, Virginia Christensen – strings
  • Bill Justis – arranger
  • Bergen White – arranger

Track listing:

  1. I’m a Southern Man – Tony Joe White
  2. No Chain at All – Bob Morrison
  3. Old Love Song – Bob Morrison, Alice Kiester
  4. Can’t Wait – Alan Rush, Dennis Linde
  5. Born to Love Me – Bob Morrison
  6. Blues in My Mind – Fred Rose
  7. Something They Can’t Take Away – Kris Kristofferson
  8. Under Suspicion – Alan Rush, Dennis Linde
  9. I Don’t Really Want You – Dennis Linde
  10. Belinda – Dennis Linde

In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Mercury” label released “Grasshopper”, the seventh J. J. Cale album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Audie Ashworth and J. J. Cale.

Personnel:

  • J. J. Cale – vocals, guitars
  • Reggie Young – guitar
  • Christine Lakeland – vocals guitar, organ
  • David Briggs – piano, electric piano
  • Mike Lawler – synthesizer
  • Jim Karstein – congas
  • Bill Boatman- tambourine
  • Robert Greenidge – steel drums
  • Gary Allen – drums
  • Dennis Solee – horns
  • Charles Dungey – bass
  • Farrell Morris – congas, percussion, vibraphone
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Nick Rather – bass
  • Tom Cogbill – bass
  • Ken Buttrey– drums
  • Steve Gibson – guitar
  • John Christopher – guitar
  • Bobby Emmons– organ
  • Audie Ashworth – producer, engineer
  • Chad Hailey, Ron Reynolds – engineer, mixer
  • Chip Young , Rick Horton – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks written by J. J. Cale, except where noted

  1. City Girls
  2. Devil in Disguise
  3. One Step Ahead of the Blues – J.J. Cale, Roger Tillison
  4. You Keep Me Hangin’ On
  5. Downtown L.A.
  6. Can’t Live Here
  7. Grasshopper
  8. Drifters Wife
  9. Don’t Wait – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  10. A Thing Going On
  11. Nobody But You
  12. Mississippi River
  13. Does Your Mama Like to Reggae – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  14. Jive

On October 2, 1978.

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On October 2, 1978, “Reprise” label released “Comes a Time” the ninth Neil Young album. It was recorded November 1975 – November 1977, at “Triad Recording, Ft. Lauderdale, FL”; “Columbia Recording Studio” in London; “Wally Heider Recording Studio” in San Francisco; “Woodland Sound Studios”; “Sound Shop” in Nashville, and “Broken Arrow Ranch” in Redwood City, CA, and was produced by Neil Young, David Briggs, Ben Keith and Tim Mulligan.

Personnel:

  • Neil Young – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Frank Sampedro– guitar, piano, vocals
  • Billy Talbot– bass, vocals
  • Ralph Molina– drums, vocals
  • Tim Mulligan – saxophone
  • Nicolette Larson– harmony vocals
  • Ben Keith– steel guitar
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Tim Drummond– bass
  • Spooner Oldham– piano
  • Rufus Thibodeaux– fiddle
  • Joe Osborn– bass
  • Larrie Londin– drums
  • J. Cale– electric guitar
  • Farrel Morris – percussion
  • Rita Fey – autoharp
  • Grant Boatwright, John Christopher, Jerry Shook, Vic Jordan, Steve Gibson, Dale Sellers, Ray Edenton – acoustic guitars
  • Shelly Kurland, Stephanie Woolf, Marvin Chantry, Roy Christensen, Gary Vanosdale, Carl Goroditzby, George Binkley, Steve Smith, Larry Harvin, Larry Lasson, Carol Walker, Rebecca Lynch, Virginia Ghristensen, Maryanna Harvin, George Kosmola, Martha Mccrory, Chuck Cochran – strings
  • Tim Mulligan, Michael Laskow, David McKinley, Danny Hilly, Mike Porter, Denny Purcell, Rich “Hoss” Adler, Ernie Winfrey, Gabby Garcia, Paul Kaminsky – engineering
  • Elliot Roberts – art direction
  • Tom Wilkes – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. Goin’ Back
  2. Comes a Time
  3. Look Out for My Love
  4. Lotta Love
  5. Peace of Mind
  6. Human Highway
  7. Already One
  8. Field of Opportunity
  9. Motorcycle Mama
  10. Four Strong Winds – Ian Tyson