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On April 20, 1999.

On April 20, 1999, “Work / SME Records” label released “Street Faërie”, the debut  Cree Summer studio album. It was recorded in 1998 and was produced by Lenny Kravitz.

Personnel:

  • Lenny Kravitz – lead and backing vocals, bass, guitar, percussion, drums, harpsichord, organ, programming, tambourine, clavinet, mellotron, cowbell, horn arrangements, mixing, finger cymbals, drum loop, cabasa, arranger
  • Craig Ross – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Cree Summer – vocals, background vocals
  • Harold Todd – flute, saxophone
  • CeCe White – background vocals
  • Kimberly Evans – background vocals
  • Terry Manning – engineer, mixing
  • Matt Knobel – Drum programming, digital engineering

Track listing:

  1. Revelation Sunshine – Greg Bell, C.S. Francks
  2. Miss Moon – C. S. Francks, Lenny Kravitz
  3. Still Heart – C.S. Francks, Lenny Kravitz, Torrel Ruffin
  4. Deliciously Down – C. S. Francks, Van Hunt
  5. Mean Sleep – C. S. Francks, Van Hunt
  6. Life Goes On – Greg Bell, C. S. Francks
  7. Fall – C. S. Francks, Torrel Ruffin
  8. Angry Boy – C. S. Francks, Torrel Ruffin
  9. Sweet Pain – C. S. Francks, Van Hunt
  10. Smooth My Heart – C. S. Francks, D.R. Harris
  11. Naheo – C. S. Francks, Torrel Ruffin
  12. Soul Sister – Greg Bell, C. S. Francks
  13. Curious White Boy – C. S. Francks, Torrel Ruffin

On November 24, 2008.

On November 24, 2008, Michael Gary Pearson aka Michael Lee died aged 39. He was musician (drums), recorded and performed with Little Angels, The Cult, Echo & the Bunnymen, Aerosmith, Thin Lizzy, Lenny Kravitz, Jeff Martin, and The Quireboys, but was best known for his work with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.

On June 3, 1997.

On June 3, 1997, “Virgin” label released “Junction Seven”, the seventh Steve Winwood studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Netherturkdonic Studios” in Gloucestershire, England, “Tarpan Studios” in San Raphael, California, “Le Crib” in New York City, “A&M Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Steve Winwood and Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood– vocals, guitars, Hammond B-3 organ, synth sax solo,  clavinet, organ, acoustic piano, claves, keyboards, horn arrangement, percussion
  • Michael McEvoy – keyboards, synth vibes, acoustic piano, bass guitar, dobro, drum programming, bass programming, synth strings
  • Narada Michael Walden– bass guitar, drums, keyboards, drum programming, percussion, Hammond B-3 bass, synthesizer, organ, cymbals, synth bass
  • Frank Martin – keyboards, programming, bass
  • Jimi Fischer – wah wah guitar, drum programming, bass guitar, guitar
  • Vernon “Ice” Black – guitar
  • Lenny Kravitz– guitar
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • José Neto– acoustic & nylon electric guitars
  • Gary Brown – bass guitar
  • Marc Van Wageningen – bass guitar
  • Myron Dove – bass guitar
  • Greg “Gigi” Gonaway – percussion, MIDIdrums
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.– percussion, drums
  • Walfredo Reyes, Sr.– percussion, timbales
  • Daniel Reyes– congas
  • Jerry Hey– string arrangements, conductor, trumpet, horn arrangement
  • Nathan Rubin – concertmaster
  • Marc Russo– saxophone
  • Wayne Wallace – trombone
  • Rebeca Mauleón-Santana – acoustic piano, horn arrangement
  • Melecio Magdaluyo – saxophone
  • Louis Fasman – trumpet
  • Bill Ortiz – trumpet
  • Jeff Cressman – trombone
  • Eugenia Winwood – spoken word
  • Des’ree– vocals
  • Background vocals – Tony Lindsey, Nikita Germaine, Skyler Jett, Tina Gibson, Annie Stocking, Claytoven Richardson, Sandy Griffith, Simone Sauphanor, Ruby Turner
  • Party people – Tony Lindsey, Nikita Germaine, Skyler Jett, Annie Stocking, Tina Gibson
  • Production administrator – Tony DeFranco
  • Production coordinators – Janice Lee, Cherice Miller, Shiloh Hobel, Kulan Kevin Walden.
  • Recorded and mixed by David Frazer
  • Second Engineer – Mick Dolan
  • MIDIand assistant engineer – Jeff Gray
  • Additional engineers – Jim Labinski, Marc “Elvis” Reyburn, Gary Tole, Andy Davies
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen
  • Creative director, project manager – Eugenia Winwood
  • Photography – Annie Leibovitz

Track listing:

  1. Spy in the House of Love – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi
  2. Angel of Mercy – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi
  3. Just Wanna Have Some Fun – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden
  4. Let Your Love Come Down – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  5. Real Love – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood
  6. Fill Me Up – Stevie Winwood, Eugenia Winwood
  7. Gotta Get Back to My Baby – Stevie Winwood, Eugenia Winwood
  8. Someone Like You – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood
  9. Family Affair – Sylvester Stewart
  10. Plenty Lovin – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden
  11. Lord of the Street – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi

On May 12, 1998.

5

On May 12, 1998, “Virgin” label released “5”, the fifth Lenny Kravitz studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at at “Ghetto Lounge Studios” and “Compass Point Studios”, and was produced by Lenny Kravitz.

Personnel:

  • Lenny Kravitz – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, keyboards, bass, drums, percussion, programming
  • Craig Ross– guitar, slide guitar, keyboards
  • Terry Manning– toy piano
  • Cindy Blackman- drums
  • Jack Daley– bass
  • Michael Hunter– trumpet
  • Harold Todd– saxophone
  • George Laks– keyboards
  • Alix Alvarez– keyboards
  • Engineered byTerry Manning
  • Recorded by Tom “T-Bone” Edmonds.
  • Mixed byTerry Manning and Lenny Kravitz.
  • Pro Tools operation by Matthew Knobel.
  • Programming by Lenny Kravitz,Terry Manning, Mark Browne, Matthew Knobel and Eric Rehl.
  • Lenny Kravitz, Michael Hunter, Harold Todd – horn arrangements
  • Len Peltier – art direction and design
  • Photography by Mark Seliger.

Track listing:

  1. Live – Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross
  2. Supersoulfinger – Lenny Kravitz
  3. I Belong to You – Lenny Kravitz
  4. Black Velveteen – Lenny Kravitz
  5. If You Can’t Say No – Lenny Kravitz
  6. Thinking of You – Lenny Kravitz, Lysa Treniier
  7. Take Time – Lenny Kravitz
  8. Fly Away – Lenny Kravitz
  9. It’s Your Life – Lenny Kravitz
  10. Straight Cold Player – Lenny Kravitz
  11. Little Girl’s Eyes – Lenny Kravitz
  12. You’re My Flavor – Lenny Kravitz
  13. Can We Find a Reason – Lenny Kravitz

On April 2, 1991.

Lenny_Kravitz-Mama_Said

On April 2, 1991, “Virgin” label released “Mama Said”, the second Lenny Kravitz studio album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Lenny Kravitz.

Personnel:

  • Lenny Kravitz – vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums
  • Slash– guitar solos
  • Dean Menta– lead guitar
  • Karl Denson– saxophone
  • Butch Tomas– saxophone
  • Henry Hirsch – bass
  • Phenix Horns– horns
  • David Domanich – engineer
  • Henry Hirsch – engineer, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Melanie Nissen – art direction
  • Tom Bouman – design
  • James Colderaro – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lenny Kravitz, except where noted.

  1. Fields of Joy – Michael Kamen, Hal Fredricks
  2. Always on the Run – Lenny Kravitz, Slash
  3. Stand by My Woman – Lenny Kravitz, Henry Hirsch, Stephen Mark Pasch, Anthony Krizan
  4. It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over
  5. More Than Anything in This World
  6. What Goes Around Comes Around
  7. The Difference Is Why
  8. Stop Draggin’ Around
  9. Flowers for Zoë
  10. Fields of Joy (Reprise) – Michael Kamen, Hal Fredricks
  11. All I Ever Wanted – Lenny Kravitz, Sean Ono Lennon
  12. When the Morning Turns to Night
  13. What the Fuck Are We Saying?
  14. Butterfly

On March 9, 1993.

Are You Gonna Go My Way

On March 9, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Are You Gonna Go My Way”, the third Lenny Kravitz studio album. It was recorded 1992- 1993, at “Waterfront Studios” in New Jersey, and was produced by Lenny Kravitz.The album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Lenny Kravitz– vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, Mellotron, bass, drums, chimes
  • Craig Ross– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Henry Hirsch – piano, Wurlitzer organ, synthesizer, bass
  • Tony Breit – bass
  • Dave Domanich – drums
  • Michael Hunter – French horn, flugelhorn
  • Robert Lawrence – violins
  • Liuh-Wen Ting – viola
  • Michael “Ibo” Cooper– keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross
  2. Believe – Lenny Kravitz, Henry Hirsch
  3. Come on and Love Me – Lenny Kravitz
  4. Heaven Help – Gerry DeVeaux, Terry Britten
  5. Just Be a Woman – Lenny Kravitz
  6. Is There Any Love in Your Heart – Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross
  7. Black Girl – Lenny Kravitz
  8. My Love – Lenny Kravitz, Craig Ross
  9. Sugar – Lenny Kravitz
  10. Sister – Lenny Kravitz
  11. Eleutheria – Lenny Kravitz

 

On February 8,1993.

Wandering spirit

On February 8, 1993, “Atlantic” label released “Wandering Spirit”, the third Mick Jagger solo album. “Wandering Spirit” was recorded from February to September 1992, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mick Jagger and Rick Rubin.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– lead vocals, guitar, clavinet, harmonica, and percussion
  • David Bianco – Moog synthesizer
  • Curt Bisquera– drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Matt Clifford – virginal, harpsichord, conductor, and stringarrangement
  • Flea– bass guitar
  • Lynn Davis– backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Lenny Kravitz– vocals
  • JayDee Maness – pedal steel guitar
  • Jean McClain – backing vocals
  • Pamela Quinlan – backing vocals
  • Robin McKidd – fiddle
  • Brendan O’Brien– guitar
  • Jeff Pescetto – backing vocals
  • John Pierce – bass guitar
  • Courtney Pine– saxophone
  • Billy Preston– piano, organ, and clavinet
  • Jimmy Rip– guitar and percussion
  • Frank Simes– guitar
  • Benmont Tench– piano and organ
  • Doug Wimbish– bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. Wired All Night – Mick Jagger
  2. Sweet Thing – Mick Jagger
  3. Out of Focus – Mick Jagger
  4. Don’t Tear Me Up – Mick Jagger
  5. Put Me in the Trash – Mick Jagger and Jimmy Rip
  6. Use Me – Bill Withers
  7. Evening Gown – Mick Jagger
  8. Mother of a Man – Mick Jagger
  9. Think – Lowman Pauling
  10. Wandering Spirit – Mick Jagger and Jimmy Rip
  11. Hang On to Me Tonight – Mick Jagger
  12. I’ve Been Lonely for So Long – Posie Knight and Jerry Weaver
  13. Angel in My Heart – Mick Jagger
  14. Handsome Molly (traditional) – Mick Jagger