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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Columbia” label released “Middle Man”, the ninth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Bill Schnee.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitars, vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Carlos Santana- guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Don Grolnick- piano, keyboards
  • Joe Vitale- drums
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards, clavinet
  • David Hungate- bass
  • Steve Lukather- guitars
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • David Paich- organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Ray Parker, Jr.- guitars
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Adrian Tapia – saxophone
  • Bill Thedford – background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
  • Oren Waters- background vocals
  • Paulette Brown – background vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- background vocals
  • Chuck “Fingers” Irwin – background vocals
  • David Lasley- background vocals
  • Bill Champlin- background vocals
  • Charlotte Crossley – background vocals
  • Venetta Fields- background vocals
  • Sharon Redd- background vocals
  • Larry Fast, Michael Boddicker, Steve Porcaro- synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by David Foster and Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Jojo – David Foster, David Lasley, Boz Scaggs
  2. Breakdown Dead Ahead
  3. Simone
  4. You Can Have Me Anytime
  5. Middle Man
  6. Do Like You Do in New York – Boz Scaggs
  7. Angel You
  8. Isn’t It Time – Boz Scaggs
  9. You Got Some Imagination – Steve Lukather, Scaggs, Bill Schnee

 

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In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Island” label released “Double Fun” the fourth Robert Palmer album. It was recorded 1977-1978,  at “The Hit Factory”, “Media Sound Recordings” in New York and “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, and was produced by Robert Palmer and Tom Moulton.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Errol Benson – drums
  • Harry Bluestone – concertmaster
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Pierre Brock – bass
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Gene Davis – string arrangements
  • John Davis – string arrangements
  • Louis John Davis – keyboards
  • Robert Greenidge– percussion
  • Freddie Harris – guitar
  • Richie Hayward– drums
  • Neil Hubbard– guitar
  • Ron Kersey– keyboards
  • James Mahoney – guitar
  • Donovan McKitty – guitar
  • Chris Parker– drums
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Edward Putmon – keyboards
  • Don Renaldo – concertmaster
  • Steve Robbins – keyboards
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • Brian Russell – backing vocals
  • Allan Schwartzberg– percussion, drums
  • James Allen Smith – keyboards
  • J. Tindall– guitar
  • Jimmy Williams – bass
  • Executive Producer – Chris Blackwell
  • Engineers – Phill Brown, Arthur Stoppe, Tom Moulton
  • Mastered by Jose Rodriguez
  • Art Direction – Tina Bossidy and Robert Palmer
  • Phorography – Hiro (51)

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Every Kinda People- Andy Fraser
  2. Best of Both Worlds
  3. Come Over
  4. Where Can It Go?
  5. Night People – Allen Toussaint
  6. Love Can Run Faster
  7. You Overwhelm Me
  8. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  9. You’re Gonna Get What’s Coming

On October 26, 1999.

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On October 26, 1999, “Reprise” label released “Looking Forward”, the third and final Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1999, and was produced by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Joe Vitale, Ben Keith and Stanley Johnston.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby— vocals; electric guitar; acoustic guitar
  • Stephen Stills— vocals; guitars; Hammond B-3,  bass,  percussion,  maracas, bass; percussion
  • Graham Nash— vocals; acoustic gutar
  • Neil Young— vocals; guitars; harmonica; tiple; celeste
  • Joe Vitale— drums; Hammond B-3, batas
  • Michael Finnigan— Hammond B-3
  • Spooner Oldham— keyboards; pump organ
  • Ben Keith— pedal steel guitar; Dobro
  • Denny Sarokin, Snuffy Garrett— guitars
  • James Raymond — piano
  • Craig Doerge— keyboards
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn— bass
  • Gerald Johnson— bass
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson— bass
  • Bob Glaub— bass
  • Jim Keltner— drums
  • Luis Conte— congas, jombe bass drum, batas; percussion
  • Alex Acuña— timbales
  • Joe Lala— congas
  • Lenny Castro— percussion
  • Ben Keith — co-producer

Track listing:

  1. Faith in Me – Stephen Stills, Joe Vitale
  2. Looking Forward – Neil Young
  3. Stand and Be Counted – David Crosby, James Raymond
  4. Heratland – Graham Nash
  5. Seen Enough – Stephen Stills
  6. Slowpoke – Neil Young
  7. Dream for Him – David Crosby
  8. No Tears Left – Stephen Stills
  9. Out of Control – Neil Young
  10. Someday Soon – Graham Nash
  11. Queen of Them All – Neil Young
  12. Sanibel – Denny Sarokin

On October 15, 1978.

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On October 15, 1978, “Columbia” label released the debut, self-titled Toto studio album. It was recorded May – September 1978, at “Sunset Sound”; “Studio 55“, and Davlen Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Toto. The cover art was created by Philip Garris. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by :Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Kimball: lead and backing vocals
  • Steve Lukather: guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • David Paich: keyboards, lead and backing vocals
  • Steve Porcaro: keyboards, lead vocals
  • David Hungate: bass
  • Jeff Porcaro: drums, percussion
  • Lenny Castro: percussion
  • Jim Horn: saxophone, wind instruments
  • Chuck Findley: horns
  • Roger Linn: synthesizers
  • Marty Paich: string arrangements
  • Sid Sharp: string arrangements
  • Cheryl Lynn: backing vocals
  • Arranged by Toto
  • Engineered & Mixed by Tom Knox
  • Assistant Engineers: Dana Latham, Gabe Veltri
  • Mastered by Ron Hitchcock, Mike Reese .
  • Design & Photography by Ed Careaff Studio.

Track listing:

All tracks by David Paich, except where noted.

  1. Child’s Anthem
  2. I’ll Supply the Love – Bobby Kimball
  3. Georgy Porgy – Steve Lukather
  4. Manuela Run
  5. You Are the Flower – Bobby Kimball
  6. Girl Goodbye – Bobby Kimball
  7. Takin’ It Back – Steve Porcaro
  8. Rockmaker – David Paich
  9. Hold the Line – Bobby Kimball
  10. Angela – Steve Lukather, David Paich

On September 6, 2005.

A Bigger Band

On September 6, 2005, “Virgin” label released “A Bigger Bang”, the 22nd Rolling Stones album. It was recorded November 2004 – June 2005, and was produced by Don Was, The Glimmer Twins and Matt Clifford. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in the US by the “RIIA” and Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– lead and backing vocals, guitars, harmonica, keyboards, percussion; bass guitar
  • Keith Richards– guitars, backing vocals, keyboards; lead vocals, bass guita; percussion
  • Ronnie Wood– guitars
  • Charlie Watts– drums
  • Darryl Jones– bass guitar
  • Chuck Leavell– piano
  • Matt Clifford – programming; keyboards, vibraphone; piano, organ, strings
  • Blondie Chaplin– backing vocals
  • Lenny Castro– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

  1. Rough Justice
  2. Let Me Down Slow
  3. It Won’t Take Long
  4. Rain Fall Down
  5. Streets of Love
  6. Back of My hand
  7. She Saw Me Coming
  8. Biggest Mistake
  9. This Place Is Empty
  10. Oh No, Not You Again
  11. Dangerous Beauty
  12. Laugh, I Nearly Died
  13. Sweet Neo Con
  14. Look What the Cat Dragged In
  15. Driving Too Fast
  16. Infamy

On May 30, 2005.

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On May 30, 2005, “Big Brothers” label released “Don’t Believe the Truth”, the sixth Oasis studio album. It was recorded October 2004 – January 2005, at “Metropolis Studios”, “Olympic Studios”, “Strangeways Studios”, and “Wheeler End Studios” in London;”Capitol Studios” and “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Dave Sardy and Noel Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Liam Gallagher– lead vocals, tambourine
  • Noel Gallagher– lead guitar, lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Andy Bell– bass guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Gem Archer– rhythm guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Zak Starkey– drums and percussion, handclaps
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Martin Duffy– piano
  • Terry Kirkbride– drums and percussion
  • Henry Phillpotts – mixing assistant
  • Paul ‘Strangeboy’ Stacey– mixing, piano and mellotron

Track listing:

  1. Turn Up the Sun – Andy Bell
  2. Mucky Fingers – Noel Gallagher
  3. Lyla – Noel Gallagher
  4. Love Like a Bomb – Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer
  5. The Importance of Being Idle – Noel Gallagher
  6. The meaning of Soul – Liam Gallagher
  7. Guess God Thinks I’m Abel – Liam Gallagher
  8. Part of the Queue – Noel Gallagher
  9. Keep the Dream Alive – Andy Bell
  10. A Bell Will Ring – Gem Archer
  11. Let There Be Love – Noel Gallagher

On April 27, 1991.

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On April 27, 1991, “Chrysalis” label released “True Love”, the eighth Pat Benatar studio album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Neil Giraldo.

Personnel:

  • Pat Benatar– vocals
  • Neil Giraldo– guitars
  • Charlie Giordano– piano, organ, accordion
  • Chuck Domanico– bass
  • Myron Grombacher – drumson tracks 1 and 10
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Greg Piccolo – tenor saxophone
  • Doug James – baritone saxophone
  • Rick Lataille – alto saxophone
  • Carl Querfurth – trombone
  • Bob Enos – trumpet
  • John Rossi – drums
  • Gordon Fordyce – engineer, mixing of tracks
  • Frank Linx – assistant engineer. mixing of tracks
  • Ed Thacker – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Bloodshot – Hank Penny, Ruth Hall
  2. Payin’ the Cost to Be the Boss – B. B. King
  3. So Long – Remus Harris, Russ Morgan, Irving Melsher
  4. I’ve Got Papers on You – B. King, Jules Taub
  5. I Feel Lucky – Neil Giraldo, Myron Grombacher
  6. True Love – Neil Giraldo, Pat Benatar
  7. The Good Life – Myron Grombacher, Neil Giraldo
  8. Evening – Mitchell Parish, Harry White
  9. I Get Evil – Tampa Red
  10. Don’t Happen No More – Obie Jessie