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In December 1968.

In December 1968, “MGM” label released “Love Is”, the third Eric Burdon and The Animals album. It was recorded in October 1968, at “TTG” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Eric Burdon, Zoot Money, Andy Summers, John Weider and Barry Jenkins.


  • Eric Burdon— lead vocals, spoken word
  • Zoot Money— bass, backing and co-lead (3, 8a) vocals, organ, piano, spoken word (8a)
  • Andy Summers— guitar, backing vocals
  • John Weider— guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Barry Jenkins— drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Robert Wyatt- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. River Deep, Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  2. I’m an Animal – Sylvester Stewart
  3. I’m Dying (Or Am I?) – Eric Burdon
  4. Ring of Fire – June Carter, Merle Kilgore
  5. Colored Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. To Love Somebody – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  7. As the Years Go Passing By – Deadric Malone
  8. Gemini – Steve Hammond / Madman – Zoot Money, Andy Summers

In January 1980.


In January 1980, “Polydor” label released “Short Stories”, the debut collaborative album by Jon and Vangelis. It was recorded February – October 1979,at “Nemo Studios” in London, and was produced by Vangelis.


  • Jon Anderson: vocals
  • Vangelis: keyboards, synthesizers, piano, electronics
  • Raphael Preston: acoustic guitars

Track listing:

All music by Vangelis, all lyrics by Jon Anderson

  1. Curious Electric
  2. Each and Everyday
  3. Bird Song
  4. I Hear You Now
  5. The Road
  6. Far Away in Baagad
  7. Love Is
  8. One More Time
  9. Thunder
  10. A Play Within a Play





On January 14, 2008.


On January 14, 2008, “EMI” label released “Liverpool 8”, the fifteenth Ringo Starr studio album.  It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at the “Rocca Bella” studio in London and “Whatinthewhatthe?” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ringo Starr, Mark Hudson and  Dave Stewart.


  • Ringo Starr– drums, vocals, percussion, background vocals,  claps, organ
  • Sean Hurley – bass
  • David A. Stewart– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, orchestra arrangement, backwards fabulousness, slide guitar
  • Gary Burr– background vocals, claps, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, whistle,keyboards, mandolin
  • Steve Dudas – background vocals, claps, electric guitar, classical guitar
  • Brent Carpenter – background vocals, claps
  • Mark Hudson – background vocals, claps, bass, electric guitar, piano, keyboards, acoustic guitar, bongos, harmonica, mellotron
  • Bruce Sugar – background vocals, claps
  • Keith Allison – background vocals, claps
  • Suzie Katayama – orchestra arrangement, conductor
  • Zac Rae – keyboards
  • Dave Way – bass
  • Jesse Davey – electric guitar
  • Tom Recchion – art direction
  • Paul Moore – design
  • Brian Griffin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr and Steve Dudas, except where noted

  1. Liverpool 8 – Richard Starkey, Dave Stewart
  2. Think About You
  3. For Love – Richard Starkey and Mark Hudson
  4. Now That She’s Gone Away – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr
  5. Gone Are the Days – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Dave Stewart
  6. Give It a Try – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas
  7. Tuff Love
  8. Harry’s Song
  9. Pasodobles – Richard Starkey, Mark Hudson, Gary Burr, Steve Dudas, Grakal
  10. If It’s Love That You Want
  11. Love Is
  12. R U Ready?