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On August 15, 2012.

On August 15, 2012, Bob Birch died aged 56. He was a singer and musician (bass, bassoon, and saxophone), a member of Warpipes. He recorded and performed with Elton John, The Doobie Brothers, Bryan Adams, Lionel Richie, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Phil Collins, Keith Emerson, Joseph Williams, Jose Feliciano, and Edgar Winter.

In August 1986.

In August 1986, “Columbia” label released “Fahrenheit”, the sixth Toto studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Record One”; “Manor Studio”; “The Complex” in Los Angeles; “Bill Schnee Studios”; “The Villa” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Williams, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Mike Porcaro and Jeff Porcaro .

Personnel:

  • Joseph Williams– lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitars, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • David Paich– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Porcaro– synthesizers
  • Mike Porcaro– bass guitar
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • David Sanborn- saxophone
  • Miles Davis- trumpet
  • Amin Bhatia– synthesizer
  • Lenny Castro, Paulinho da Costa, Steve Jordan, Jim Keltner, Joe Porcaro – percussion
  • Paulette Brown, Michael Sherwood, Tony Walters, Fergie Frederiksen, Don Henley, Michael McDonald – backing vocals
  • Jerry Hey- horn arrangements
  • Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Charles Loper, Bill Reichenbach Jr., Tom Scott, Larry Williams – horns
  • Engineers: Tom Knox , Shep Lonsdale
  • Additional engineering: Dan Garcia, Murray Dvorkin, John Jessel, Julie Last, Doug Linnell, Teruo “Mu” Murakami, Jack Joseph Puig, Mike Ross and Duane Seykora
  • Technicians: Keith Albright, Brent Averill, Bob Bradshaw, Paul Jamieson, John Jessel, Art Kelm, Roger Linn, Roger Nichols, Eli Slawson
  • Mixing: Greg Ladanyi, Tom Knox
  • Production coordination: Chris Littleton
  • Art direction: Tony Lane, Nancy Donald
  • Photography: Michael Going
  • Sleeve photography: Jim Shea

Track listing:

  1. Till the End – David Paich, Joseph Williams
  2. We Can Make It Tonight – Barry Bregman, Jeff Porcaro, Joseph Williams
  3. Can’t Stand It Any Longer – David Paich
  4. Can’t Stand It Any Longer – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Joseph Williams
  5. I’ll Be Over You – Randy Goodrum, Steve Lukather
  6. Fahrenheit – David Paich, Jeff Porcaro, Joseph Williams
  7. Somewhere Tonight – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Jeff Porcaro
  8. Could This Be Love – David Paich, Joseph Williams, Fergie Frederiksen
  9. Lea – Steve Porcaro
  10. Don’t Stop Me Now – Steve Lukather, David Paich

On May 17, 1988.

In the City of Angels

On May 17, 1988, “Columbia” label released “In the City of Angels”, the fifth Jon Anderson solo album. It was recorded 1988, at “Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, and was produced by Stewart Levine.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson- vocals, harp, drums, percussion
  • Steve Lukather- guitar
  • Steve Porcaro- keyboard programming
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Mike Porcaro- bass
  • David Paich- keyboards, orchestration
  • Joseph Williams- backing vocals
  • Larry Williams – keyboards, programming
  • John Robinson – drums
  • Paul Jackson Jr.- guitar
  • Jimmy Haslip- bass
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • Dann Huff- guitar
  • Michael Landau- guitar
  • Marc Russo – saxophone
  • Paulinho Da Costa- percussion
  • Gordon Peeke – drum programming
  • Don Freeman – keyboards
  • Jerry Hey- trumpet
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr.- sax, trombone
  • Kim Hutchcroft – sax
  • Rhett Lawrence- keyboards, programming
  • The Cathedral Choir – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Hold on to Love – Jon Anderson, Lamont Dozier
  2. If It Wasn’t for Love (Oneness Family) – Jon Anderson
  3. Sundancing (For the Hopi/Navajo Energy) – Jon Anderson
  4. Is It Me – Jon Anderson, Rhett Lawrence
  5. In a Lifetime – Jon Anderson, Lamont Dozier
  6. For You – Jon Anderson, David Paich
  7. New Civilization – Jon Anderson, Don Freeman, Gordon Peeke
  8. It’s On Fire – Jon Anderson, Don Freeman
  9. Betcha – Jon Anderson, Don Rhett Lawrence
  10. Top of the World (The Glass Bead Game) – Jon Anderson, David Paich
  11. Hurry Home (Song from The Pleiades) – Jon Anderson