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On September 4, 1990.

On September 4, 1990, “Full Moon” label released “The Wild Places”, the eleventh Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, percussion, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, keyboards, vocals, slide guitar, classical guitar, drum programming, string arrangement
  • Lenny Castro– percussion, conga, timbales
  • David Crosby– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Mike Finnigan– organ
  • Al Garth – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar, fretless bass
  • George Hawkins – bass guitar
  • Heart Attack Horns – horns, group vocals
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, percussion
  • Michael Landau– electric guitar
  • Sara K. – backing vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Julia Waters – backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Maxine Waters – backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Oren Waters– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Executive producer: Remington Boone
  • Engineers: Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis, Dave Reynolds, Duane Scott.
  • Mixing: Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis
  • Mixing assistants: Mike Kloster, Brett Swain
  • Mastering: Stephen Marcussen
  • Production coordination: Nina Avramides-Berducat, Charlie Fernandez
  • Art direction, design: Amy Dakos, John Kosh
  • Cover illustration: Amy Dakos
  • Photography: Andy Katz, Anastasia Savage

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg except where noted.

  1. Aurora Nova
  2. The Wild Places
  3. Forefathers
  4. Song of the Sea
  5. Anastasia’s Eyes
  6. Blind to the Truth
  7. Lovers in a Dangerous Time – Bruce Cockburn
  8. Rhythm of the Rain – John Gummoe
  9. Bones in the Sky
  10. The Spirit Trail
  11. Ever On
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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

In August 1982.

In August 1982, “Warner Bros” label released “If That’s What It Takes”, the debut Michael McDonald studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio”; “Sunset Sound Recorders” and “Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Lead vocals: Michael McDonald
  • Bass: Willie Weeks, Louis Johnson, Mike Porcaro
  • Drums: Steve Gadd, Jeff Porcaro
  • Guitar: Dean Parks, Steve Lukather, Robben Ford
  • Saxophone: Edgar Winter, Tom Scott
  • Percussion: Lenny Castro, Bobby LaKind, Paulinho Da Costa, Ted Templeman
  • Piano: Greg Phillinganes, Michael McDonald
  • Clavinet: Greg Phillinganes
  • Organ: Greg Phillinganes
  • Fender Rhodes: Michael McDonald, Greg Phillinganes, Michael Omartian
  • Synthesizer: Michael McDonald, Michael Boddicker
  • Lyricon: Tom Scott
  • Background vocals: Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford, Maureen McDonald,  Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, Brenda Russell, Kathy Walker, Amy Holland
  • Engineers: Ken Deane, Bobby Hata, Lee Herschberg, James Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett, Steve McManus
  • Overdub engineers: Lee Herschberg, James Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett
  • Mixing: Lee Herschberg
  • Mastering: Bobby Hata
  • Horn arrangements: Jerry Hey
  • String arrangements: Marty Paich
  • Keyboard technician: Paul Mederios
  • Production coordinators: Joan Parker, Kathy Walker and Vicki Fortson
  • Art direction and Design: Jeff Adamoff
  • Photography: Jim Shea
  • Direction: Irving Azoff

Track listing:

  1. Playin’ by the Rules – Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford
  2. I Keep Forgetting – Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  3. Love Lies – Michael McDonald, Randy Goodrum
  4. I Gotta Try – Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins
  5. I Can Let Go Now – Michael McDonald
  6. That’s Why – McDonald, Randy Goodrum
  7. If That’s What It Takes – Michael McDonald, Jackie De Shannon
  8. No Such Luck – Michael McDonald, Grady Walker, Harry Garfield
  9. Losin’ End – Michael McDonald
  10. Believe in It – Michael McDonald

In August 1979.

In August 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Born Again”, the sixth Randy Newman album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Warner Brothers Recording Studios”; “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Russ Titelman.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman– vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Waddy Wachtel, Buzzy Feiten– guitar
  • Chuck Findley– horns
  • Tom Scott– horns
  • Victor Feldman– Fender Rhodes, drums, percussion
  • Michael Boddicker– synthesizer
  • David Shields, Willie Weeks– bass
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Lenny Castro, Carlos Vega – percussion
  • Stephen Bishop, Valerie Carter, Arno Lucas– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. It’s Money That I Love
  2. The Story of a Rock and Roll Band
  3. Pretty Boy
  4. Sheep
  5. Ghosts
  6. They Just Got Married
  7. Spies
  8. The Girls in My Life (Part One)
  9. Half a Man
  10. William Brown
  11. Pants

On August 20, 1980.

On August 20, 1980, “RCA” label released “24 Carrots”, the ninth Al Stewart studio album. It was recorded in May 1980 at “Davlen Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Chris Desmond and Al Stewart. It was his first album with his band Shot in the Dark.

Personnel:

  • Al Stewart- vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, synthesizer
  • Peter White- keyboards, acoustic and lectric guitar
  • Adam Yurman – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Robin Lamble – bass guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Krysia Kristianne – backing vocals
  • Bryan Savage – alto saxophone, flute
  • Harry Stinson, Ken Nicol- backing vocals
  • Bob Marlette– keyboards
  • Russ Kunkel, Mark Sanders, Jeff Porcaro, Steve Chapman, Beau Segal – drums
  • Lenny Castro– congas
  • Robin Williamson– mandocello
  • Sylvia Woods- Celtic harp
  • Jerry McMillan – violin

Track listing:

  1. Running Man
  2. Midnight Rocks
  3. Constantinople
  4. Merlin’s Time
  5. Mondo Sinistro
  6. Murmansk Run/Ellis Island
  7. Rocks in the Ocean
  8. Paint by Numbers
  9. Optical Illusion

 

On July 12, 2005.

On July 12, 2005, “Interscope” label released “Move Along”, the second  All-American Rejects album. It was recorded December 2004, at “Bay 7 Studios” in Valley Village, “Sparky Dark Studio” in Calabasas, California, and was produced by Howard Benson.  The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and 2 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Tyson Ritter – lead vocals, bass guitar, piano
  • Nick Wheeler – lead guitar, backing vocals, classical guitar
  • Mike Kennerty – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Gaylor – drums, percussion
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Howard Benson, Paul Decarli – keyboards, programming
  • Deborah Lurie – string arranger, conductor
  • Choir – Bobbi Page & Bobbilu Kids: Benjamin Byram, Nicolas Harper, Emily Logan, Michael Mayo, Zoe Merrill, Haeley Moore, Aaron Page
  • Gang vocals – The All-American Rejects, Howard Benson, Chris Allen, Keith Nelson, and Dee Anderson
  • Recorded by Mike Plotnikoff
  • Mixed by Chris Lord-Alge
  • Assistant engineer: Hatsukazu Inagaki
  • Pro Tools editing: Paul Decarli
  • Drum tech: Jon at Drum Fetish
  • Guitar tech: Keith Nelson
  • Art direction: Chris Bilheimer
  • Photography: Chapman Baehlerlol

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Wheeler and Tyson Ritter.

  1. Dirty Little Secret
  2. Stab My Back
  3. Move Along
  4. It Ends Tonight
  5. Change Your Mind
  6. Night Drive
  7. 11:11 P.M.
  8. Dance Inside
  9. Top of the World
  10. Straitjacket Feeling
  11. I’m Waiting
  12. Can’t Take It

On June 24, 2003.

On June 24, 2003, “Gold Standard Laboratories” label released “De-Loused in the Comatorium”, the debut Mars Volta studio album. It was recorded 2002–2003 at “The Mansion” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin and Omar Rodríguez-López.

Personnel:

  • Cedric Bixler-Zavala– vocals
  • Omar Rodríguez-López– guitar, bass
  • Jon Theodore– drums
  • Isaiah “Ikey” Owens– keyboards
  • Flea– bass
  • Jeremy Michael Ward– effects & sound manipulation
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • John Frusciante– additional guitar and synthesizer treatment
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– stand-up bass
  • Dave Schiffman – recording
  • Andrew Scheps- additional recording
  • Phillip Groussard – assistant engineer, recording engineer
  • Darren Mora – assistant engineer
  • Rich Costey- mixing engineer
  • Jason Lader- mixing engineer
  • Lindsay Chase – album production coordination
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Pete Lyman – mastering
  • Steve Kadison – mastering assistance
  • Storm Thorgerson- cover design, art direction
  • Peter Curzon – cover design, graphics
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Dan Abbott – illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Jeremy Michael Ward; all music by Omar Rodríguez-López, except where noted.

  1. Son et lumière
  2. Inertiatic ESP
  3. Roulette Dares (The Haunt Of)
  4. Tira me a las arañas
  5. Drunkship of Lanterns
  6. Eriatarka
  7. Cicatriz ESP
  8. This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed – Omar Rodríguez-López, Cedric Bixler-Zavala
  9. Televators
  10. Take the Veil Cerpin Taxt