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On January 16, 1990.

On January 16, 1990, “Blackheart/CBS-Sony” labels released “The Hit List”, the seventh Joan Jett album. It was recorded 1986 – 1989, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Thom Panunzio, and Joan Jett. The album features covers of songs by other authors.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ricky Byrd – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Kasim Sulton – bass, backing vocals
  • Thommy Price – drums
  • Sandy Gennaro – drums
  • Ray Davies, Peppy Castro – vocals, guitar
  • Ronnie Lawson – keyboards
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Darlene Love, Chuck Kentis – backing vocals
  • Crispin Cioe – baritone saxophone
  • Robert Funk – trombone
  • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
  • Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • Kenny Laguna – various instruments, backing vocals
  • Thom Panunzio – engineer, mixing
  • Jay Healy – engineer, mixing
  • Tom Cadley, John Aiosa, Paul Logas – engineer
  • Tom Fritze, Rick Travali, Robert Smith, Michael Gilbert, Andrew Grassi – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Dirty Deeds – Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott
  2. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  3. Pretty Vacant – Paul Cook, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock, Johnny Rotten
  4. Celluloid Heroes – Ray Davies
  5. Tush – Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, Dusty Hill
  6. Time Has Come Today – Joe Chambers, Willie Chambers
  7. Up from the Skies – Jimi Hendrix
  8. Have You Ever Seen the Rain – John Fogerty
  9. Love Me Two Times – Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger
  10. Roadrunner USA – Jonathan Ritchman

In January 1985.

In January 1985, “Passport” label released “POV”, the ninth Utopia studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Utopia Sound Studios” in Old Jet, Bentwaters Parks, Woodbridge, Suffolk, and was produced by Todd Rundgren and Willie Wilcox.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren– vocals, guitar
  • Kasim Sulton– vocals, bass guitar
  • Roger Powell– vocals, keyboards
  • John “Willie” Wilcox– vocals, drums

Track listing:

  1. Play This Game
  2. Style
  3. Stand for Something
  4. Secret Society
  5. Zen Machine
  6. Mated
  7. Wildlife
  8. Mimi Gets Mad
  9. More Light

In January 1984.

In January 1984, “Passport” label released “Oblivion”, the eight Utopia album. It was recorded in 1983, and was produced by Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, Roegr Powell and John Wilcox.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren- vocals, guitar
  • Kasim Sulton- vocals, bass guitar
  • Roger Powell- vocals, keyboards
  • John “Willie” Wilcox- vocals, drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, Roegr Powell and John Wilcox.

  1. Itch in My Brain
  2. Love with a Thinker
  3. Bring Me My Longbow
  4. If I Didn’t Try
  5. Too Much Water
  6. Maybe I could Change
  7. Crybaby
  8. Welcome to My Revolution
  9. Winston Smith Takes It on the Jaw
  10. I Will Wait

On June 20, 2000.

On June 20, 2000, “Artemis” label released “One Long Year”, the seventeenth Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren– vocals, creative director, instrumentals
  • Ken Emerson – guitar
  • John Ferenzik– keyboards
  • Jesse Gress – guitar
  • Prairie Prince– drums
  • Kasim Sulton- bass

Track listing:

  1. I Hate My Frickin’ I.S.P.
  2. Buffalo Grass
  3. Jerk
  4. Bang on the Ukulele Daily (live)
  5. Where Does the Time Go?
  6. Love of the Common Man
  7. Mary and the Holy Ghost
  8. Yer Fast (And I Like It)
  9. Hit Me Like a Train
  10. The Surf Talks

On May 23, 1988.

On May 23, 1988, “Blackheart” label released “Up Your Alley”, the sixth Joan Jett and the Blackhearts studio album. It was recorded in 1988 and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Ric Browde and Desmond Child.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett– lead vocals; guitars
  • Ricky Byrd – lead guitars
  • Thommy Price– drums
  • Kasim Sulton– bass guitar
  • The Uptown Horns:
    • Crispin Choe – baritone saxophone
    • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
    • Paul Litteral – trumpet
    • Robert Funk – trombone
  • Ronnie Lawson – keyboards
  • Mick Taylor– guitar solo
  • Frank Carillo– guitar; backing vocals
  • Kenny Laguna– various instruments; backing vocals
  • Desmond Child, Chuck Kentis, Louie Merlino, Paul Carrizzo – backing vocals
  • Thom Panunzio– associate producer; engineer; mixer
  • Jay Healy – engineer; mixer
  • Arthur Payson, James A. Ball, John Aiosa – engineer
  • Andrew Spigleman, David Cook, Rich Travali, Roger Talkov, Scott Forman, Teddy Trewhella, Thom Cadley – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

  1. I Hate Myself for Loving You – Joan Jett, Desmond Child
  2. Ridin’ with James Dean – Joan Jett, Ricky Byrd, Ric Browde
  3. Little Liar – Joan Jett, Desmond Child
  4. Tulane – Chuck Berry
  5. I Wanna Be Your Dog – Dave Alexander, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, Iggy Pop
  6. I Still Dream About You – Joan Jett, Ricky Bird, Gary Rottger
  7. You Want In, I Want Out – Joan Jett, Desmond Child
  8. Just Like in the Movies – Joan Jett, Ric Browde, Ricky Byrd, Kenny Laguna
  9. Desire – Joan Jett, Diane Warren, Kenny Laguna
  10. Back It Up – Joan Jett, Ricky Bird, Ric Browde
  11. Play That Song Again – Joan Jett, Ricky Bird, Frank Carillo

On December 9, 1986.

On December 9, 1986, “Blackheart” label released “Good Music”, the fifth Joan Jett and the Blackhearts studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Record Plant” in New York City, “Nino Studios” in Baldwin, New York, “Broccoli Rabe” in Fairfield, New Jersey, “Kingdom Sound Studios” in Syosset, New York, and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Thom Panunzio, John Aiosa, Mark S. Berry, Larry Smith and Reggie Griffin.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett- guitars, lead vocals
  • Ricky Byrd – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Kasim Sulton- bass
  • Gary Ryan – bass, backing vocals
  • Thommy Price, Lee Crystal – drums
  • Bob Halligan, Jr.- guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Reggie Griffin – guitar, bass, drums
  • Rick Knowles – guitar
  • Michael Rudetsky, Ronnie Lawson – keyboards
  • Dennis Feldman – bass
  • Jimmy Bralower – drums
  • Ross Levinson – violin
  • Bashiri Johnson, Nelson Williams, Thom Panunzio, Larry Smith- percussion
  • Darlene Love- backing vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Mike Love, Billy Hinsche, Bobby Figueroa – background vocals
  • Kenny Laguna- various instruments, backing vocals
  • The Uptown Horns:
    • Crispin Choe – baritone saxophone
    • Robert Funk – trombone
    • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
    • Paul Litteral – trumpet
  • Thom Panunzio- engineer, mixing
  • John Aiosa, Tom Swift, Gray Russell, Jim Ball – additional engineering
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Good Music – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  2. This Means War – Joan Jett, Bob Halligan Jr., Kenny Laguna
  3. Roadrunner – Jonathan Richman
  4. If Ya Want My Luv – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna
  5. Fun, Fun, Fun – Brian Wilson, Mike Love
  6. Black Leather – Joan Jett, Reggie Griffin, Eddie Morris, William Adler
  7. Outlaw – Joan Jett, Bob Halligan Jr., Kenny Laguna, Ricky Bird
  8. Just Lust – Terry Abrahamson, Rick Nowels
  9. You Got Me Floatin’ – Jimi Hendrix
  10. Contact – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna

In June 1987.

In June 1988, “Arista” label released “Dream of Life”, the fifth Patti Smith studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Fred Smith and Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Patti Smith– vocals
  • Fred “Sonic” Smith– guitar
  • Jay Dee Daugherty– drums, keyboards, consultant
  • Richard Sohl– keyboards
  • Andi Ostrowe – backing vocals
  • Bill-Dog Dooley – assistant engineer
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Brian Sperber – engineering
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion
  • Dave McNair – assistant engineer
  • Gary Rasmussen – bass
  • Hearn Gadbois – percussion
  • Jay Healey – engineering
  • Jesse Levy – cello
  • Jim Michewicz – engineering
  • Kasim Sulton– bass
  • Kevin Killen – engineering
  • Malcolm West – bass
  • Marc DeSisto – assistant engineer
  • Margaret Ross – harp
  • Maude Gilman – design
  • Richard Travali – assistant engineer
  • Rob Jacobs – assistant engineer
  • Robert DeLaGarza – assistant engineer
  • Robert Mapplethorpe– photography
  • Robin Nash – backing vocals
  • Roger Talkov – assistant engineer
  • Sammy Figueroa– percussion
  • Scott Litt– associate producer, mixing, assistant producer
  • Shelly Yakus– mixing
  • Thom Panunzio– engineering
  • Vic Anesini – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Patti Smith and Fred “Sonic” Smith.

  1. People Have the Power
  2. Going Under
  3. Up There Down There
  4. Paths That Cross
  5. Dream of Life
  6. Where Duty Calls
  7. Looking for You (I Was)
  8. The Jackson Song

In April 1981.

In April 1981, “Epic” label released “Bad for Good”, the first Jim Steinman album. It was recorded August 1980-March 1981, and was produced by John Jansen, Todd Rundgren, Jim Steinman and Jimmy Iovine.

Personnel:

  • Jim Steinman– lead vocals, keyboards, spoken word
  • Rory Dodd– lead vocals; backing vocals
  • Karla DeVito– lead vocals
  • Todd Rundgren– guitars, backing vocals
  • Davey Johnstone– guitars; mandolin
  • Kasim Sulton– bass; backing vocals
  • Steve Buslowe– bass
  • Neil Jason– bass
  • Roy Bittan– piano
  • Steven Margoshes– piano, conductor, string arrangement
  • Roger Powell– synthesizer
  • Larry “Synergy” Fast– synthesizer
  • Max Weinberg– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Joe Stefko– drums
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Tom Malone– horn arrangements, trombone
  • Lew Del Gatto– baritone sax
  • Lou Marini– tenor sax
  • Ellen Foley– backing vocals
  • Eric Troyer– backing vocals
  • Will Malone– string arrangement
  • Charles Calello– conductor
  • Tom Edmonds, John Jansen, Todd Rundgren, Gray Russell, Shelly Yakus – engineers
  • John Jansen – mixing
  • Greg Calbi, Ted Jensen, George Marino – mastering
  • Gray Russell – production coordination
  • Roy Bittan, Todd Rundgren, Jim Steinman – arrangers
  • John Berg – art direction
  • Jim Steinman – cover art concept
  • Richard Corben – cover art
  • Don Hunstein – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Steinman.

  1. Bad for Good
  2. Lost Boys and Golden Girls
  3. Love and Death and an American Guitar
  4. Stark Raving Love
  5. Out of the Frying Pan (And into the Fire)
  6. Surf’s Up
  7. Dance in My Pants
  8. Left in the Dark

On February 24, 1982.

Swing_To_The_Right

On February 24, 1982, “Bearsville” label released “Swing to the Right”, the seventh Utopia album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Utopia Sound Studio” and was produced by Todd Rundgren, Roger Powell, Kasim Sulton and John Wilcox.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – vocals, guitar
  • Roger Powell – vocals, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Kasim Sulton – vocals, bass, keyboards
  • John “Willie” Wilcox – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren, Roger Powell, Kasim Sulton and John Wilcox, except where noted.

  1. Swing to the Right
  2. Lysistrata
  3. The Up
  4. Junk Rock
  5. Shinola
  6. For the Love of Money – Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Anthony Jackson
  7. Last Dollar on Earth
  8. Fahrenheit 451
  9. Only Human
  10. One World

On February 4, 1977.

Ra_Utopia

On February 4, 1977, “Bearsville Records” released “Ra”, the second Utopia studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Bearsville Sound Studio”, “Utopia Sound” and “Turtle Creek Barn” and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren- guitar and vocals
  • Roger Powell- keyboards and vocals
  • Kasim Sulton- bass and vocals
  • John “Willie” Wilcox -drums, percussion and vocals

Track listing:

  1. Overture: Mountaintop and Sunrise/Communion with the Sun – Hermann, Todd Rundgren
  2. Magic Dragon Theatre – Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton
  3. Jealousy – Todd Rundgren, John “Willie”Wilcox
  4. Eternal Love – Roger Powell, Kasim Sulton
  5. Sunburst Finish – Roger Powell, Todd Rundgren
  6. Hiroshima – Roger Powell, Todd Rundgren
  7. Singring and the Glass Glass Guitar – Roger Powell, Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, John “Willie” Wilcox