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In December 1979.

In December 1979, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debut Christopher Cross album. It was recorded in July 1979, at “Warner Bros Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Michael Omartian. The album was certified Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 5 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Christopher Cross – lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, arrangements
  • Larry Carlton– guitar solo
  • Valerie Carter– lead and background vocals
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Assa Drori – concertmaster
  • Victor Feldman– vibraphone, percussion
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Jay Graydon– guitar solo
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Eric Johnson– guitar solo
  • Jackie Kelso– saxophone
  • Nicolette Larson, Myrna Matthews, Marty McCall, Michael McDonald, Don HenleyStormie Omartian, D. Souther– background vocals
  • Lew McCreary – trombone
  • Rob Meurer – arrangements, synthesizer, electric piano, celesta, acoustic piano, organ
  • Michael Omartian– arrangements, acoustic piano, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Tomás Ramírez – saxophone
  • Don Roberts – saxophone
  • Andy Salmon – bass
  • Tommy Taylor – drums
  • Michael Osttin – assistant producer
  • Chet Himes – engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Gitlin – second engineer
  • Bobby Hata – mastering
  • Danny Henderson, James Flournoy Holmes –artwork
  • James Flournoy Holmes, Wonder Graphics – design
  • Jim Newhouse – flamingo concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Christopher Cross.

  1. Say You’ll Be Mine
  2. I Really Don’t Know Anymore
  3. Spinning
  4. Never Be the Same
  5. Poor Shirley
  6. Ride Like the Wind
  7. The Light Is On
  8. Sailing
  9. Minstrel Gigolo

 

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On December 16, 2008.

On December 16, 2008, “Interscope” label released “When the World Comes Down”, the third All-American Rejects studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Barefoot Recording” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Eric Valentine.

Personnel:

  • Tyson Ritter– vocals, gang vocals, bass, vibraphone, recorder, pedal steel, broomstick, marxophone, inside photography
  • Nick Wheeler – lead guitar, gang vocals, programming, autoharp, inside photography
  • Mike Kennerty – rhythm guitar, gang vocals, bass pedals, autoharp, inside photography
  • Chris Gaylor – drums, gang vocals, inside photography
  • Kevin Saulnier – keyboards
  • Anton Patzner – violin
  • Charlotte Ritchie – angelic choir
  • Jeff Sosnow, Trevor Whatever, Brad Cole, Lonn Friend, Seth Howard – gang vocals
  • Catherine Pierce, Allison Pierce – vocals
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Chris Gaylor, Nick Wheeler – drum corp
  • Deborah Lurie, Nick Wheeler – orchestration
  • Eric Valentine – drum corp, programming, orchestration, engineer, mixing
  • Trevor Whatever – session coordinator, studio manager
  • Matt Radosevich, Brad Cook, Dann Thompson – assistant engineer
  • Ivy Skoff – production coordinator
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Ianthe Zevos – art director
  • Graphictherapy – design
  • Herb Williams – cover artist, art director
  • Thomas Petillo – cover photography
  • Jeff “Rhino” Neumann – back cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Wheeler and Tyson Ritter.

  1. I Wanna
  2. Fallin’ Apart
  3. Damn Girl
  4. Gives You hell
  5. Mona Lisa
  6. Breakin’
  7. Another Heart Calls
  8. Real World
  9. Back to Me
  10. Believe
  11. The Wind Blows
  12. Sunshine (hidden track)

On November 24, 1992.

On November 24, 1992, “Columbia” label released “The Future”, the ninth Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded January – June 1992, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Steve Lindsey, Bill Ginn, Leanne Ungar, Rebecca De Mornay and Yoav Goren. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen – vocals, programming, saxophone, violin
  • Bob Metzger, Paul Jackson Jr., Dean Parks, Dennis Herring – guitar
  • Freddie Washington, Bob Glaub, Lee Sklar– bass
  • Steve Lindsey, Greg Phillinganes, Jeff Fisher, Randy Kerber, John Barnes, James Cox, Mike Finnigan, Stephen Croes – keyboards
  • Steve Meador, James Gadson, Vinnie Colaiuta, Ed Greene– drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Brandon Fields, Lon Price – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
  • Bob Furgo – violin
  • Anjani Thomas, Jacquelyn Gouche-Farris, Tony Warren, Valerie Pinkston-Mayo, Julie Christensen, Perla Batalla, David Morgan, Jennifer Warnes, Edna Wright, Jean Johnson, Peggi Blu – backing vocals
  • The A. Mass Choir– choir; directed by Donald Taylor
  • David Campbell – orchestral and background vocal arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. The Future
  2. Waiting for the Miracle – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  3. Be for Real – Frederick Knight
  4. Closing Time
  5. Anthem
  6. Democracy
  7. Light as the Breeze
  8. Always – Irving Berlin
  9. Tacoma Trailer

On October 30, 2007.

On October 30, 2007, “Eagles Recording Company II” and “Lost Highway Records” label released “Long Road Out of Eden”, the seventh Eagles studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2007, at “The Doghouse” in Los Angeles,”Samhain Sound” in Malibu, “O’Henry Studios” in Burbank, California, “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Mooselodge” in Calabasas, California, “The Panhandle House” in  Denton, Texas, “Luminous Sound” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, Steuart Smith, Richard F.W. Davis, Scott Crago and Bill Szymczyk. In 2009, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Pop Instrumental Performance”. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Austria by “Media Control”, 2 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI”, Platinum in Germany by “Media Control”, Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RIANZ”, Platinum in Poland by “OLIS”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 7 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Frey– vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass guitar, orchestration
  • Don Henley– vocals, drums, percussion, guitars, horns arrangements
  • Joe Walsh– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Timothy B. Schmit– vocals, bass guitar
  • Steuart Smith– guitar, keyboards, mandolin
  • Scott Crago– drums, percussion
  • Richard F.W. Davis – keyboards, programming
  • Michael Thompson – keyboards, accordion, trombone
  • Will Hollis – keyboards
  • Al Garth – alto saxophone, violin
  • Bill Armstrong – trumpet
  • Chris Mostert– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Lenny Castro, Luis Conti– percussion
  • Richard F.W. Davis – orchestration
  • Greg Smith – hornsarrangements
  • Chris Bell, Mike Terry, Jim Nipar, Mike Harlow – engineer
  • Andy Ackland – additional engineering
  • Elliot Scheiner- mixing
  • Blade – digital editing
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction, design
  • Nick Steinhardt / SMOG Design, Inc – logo
  • Olaf Heine – photography

Track listing:

  1. No More Walks in the Wood – Don Henley, Steuart Smith, John Hollander
  2. How Long – J. D. Souther
  3. Busy Being Fabulous – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  4. What Do I Do with My Heart – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  5. Guilty of the Crime – Frankie Miller, Jerry Lynn Williams
  6. I Don’t Want to Hear Any More – Paul Carrack
  7. Waiting in the Weeds – Don Henley, Steuart Smith
  8. No More Cloudy Days – Glenn Frey
  9. Fast Company – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  10. Do Something – Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit, Steuart Smith
  11. You Are Not Alone – Glenn Frey
  12. Long Road Out of Eden – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Timothy B. Schmit
  13. I Dreamed There Was No War – Glenn Frey
  14. Somebody – Jack Tempchin, John Brannen
  15. Frail Grasp on the Big Picture – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  16. Last Good Time in Town – Joe Walsh, J. D. Souther
  17. I Love to Watch a Woman Dance – Larry John McNally
  18. Business as Usual – Don Henley, Steuart Smith
  19. Center of the Universe – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Steuart Smith
  20. It’s Your World Now – Glenn Frey, Jack Tempchin

On August 29, 2006.

On August 29, 2006, “Sony BMG Music Canada” label released “Ghost Stories”, the fourth Chantal Kreviazuk studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida.

Personnel:

  • Chantal Kreviazuk – vocals, piano, bass guitar
  • Chris Chaney, Jason Lader, Raine Maida– bass guitar
  • Trey Henry – double bass
  • Earl Harvin– drums
  • Randy Cooke – drums, percussion
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • The Section Quartet
    • Eric Gorfain, Daphne Chen, Richard Dodd, Leah Katz – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Chantal Kreviazuk.

  1. Ghosts of You
  2. All I Can Do
  3. Spoke In Tongues
  4. Mad About You
  5. So Cold
  6. Waiting For The Sun
  7. You Blame Yourself
  8. Grow Up So Fast
  9. Wonderful
  10. Asylum
  11. Wendy House

On April 24, 2010.

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On April 24, 2007, “Compass” label released “Are You Lookin’ at Me?” the ninth Colin Hay album. It was recorded in 2007 and was produced by Colin Hay and Chad Fischer.

Personnel:

  • Colin Hay – vocals, guitar, drums, bass, vox organ, concertina, mandolin, engineer, mixing
  • Jeff Babko – piano, organ, trombone
  • Paul Inder – background vocals, guitar, bass guitar, drum programming
  • Cecilia Noël – background vocals, kazoo, piano, choir, choir arrangement
  • Danny O’Donoghue – background vocals
  • Alan Deremo, Carlitos Del Puerto, Kaveh Rastegar – bass guitar
  • Rob Clores – Hammond B3, organ, piano
  • Larry Goldings – piano, organ
  • Lee Thornburg – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Eric Jorgensen – trombone
  • Chad Fischer- drums, percussion, engineer, mixing
  • Charlie Paxson – drums, percussion
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Larry Goldings- piano, organ

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Hay.

  1. Are You Lookin’ at Me?
  2. Lose to Win
  3. Here in My Hometown
  4. Up in Smoke
  5. No One Knows
  6. This Time I Got You
  7. Lonely Without You
  8. What Would Bob Do?
  9. Pure Love
  10. Me and My Imaginary Friend
  11. Land of the Midnight Sun
  12. I Wish I Was Still Drinking

 

On January 13, 2006.

On January 13, 2006, “SPV” label released “Soul of a Man”, album by Eric Burdon, dedicated to Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker and the city of New Orleans. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Tony Braunagel.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon – vocals
  • Carl Carlton- guitar, slide guitar
  • Johnny Lee Schell- guitar, slide guitar, background vocals
  • Jon Cleary- piano
  • James Hutchinson- bass
  • Reggie McBride – bass
  • Les Lovett – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Nick Love – trombone
  • John Sublett- saxophone
  • Rod Piazza- harmonica
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • Tony Braunagel- drums

Track listing:

  1. Soul of a Man – Blind Willie Johnson
  2. Kingsize Jones – Jimmy Wood, J.J. Holliday
  3. Red Cross Store – Fred McDowell
  4. Como Se Llama Mama – Gregg Sutton, John Heron
  5. Forty Days and Forty Nights – Bernard Roth
  6. Feeling Blue – Eric Bibb, Fredrik Boström
  7. Never Give Up Blues – David Munyon
  8. GTO – Munyon
  9. Forty-Four – Roosevelt Sykes, Eurreal Wilford Montgomery
  10. Slow Moving Train – John Keller
  11. Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down – Charlotte Hoglund, Eric Bibb
  12. Devil Run – John Bundrick
  13. I Don’t Mind – John Bundrick
  14. Circuit Rider – Billy Watts, David Raven, Pete Anderson, Taras Prodaniuk