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On August 5, 1992.

On August 5, 1992, Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro died aged 38. He was a songwriter, musician (drums), and record producer, best known as the drummer with Toto. He was one of the most south after session drummers in popular music, played on hundreds of albums and worked with numerous artists such as Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Greg Lake, Seals & Crofts, Les Dudek, Joe Cocker, Steely Dan, The Jacksons, Tommy Bolin, Jackson Browne, Leo Sayer, Boz Scaggs, Carly Simon, Eric Carmen, Valerie Carter, Lisa Dal Bello, Hall & Oates, Diana Ross, Colin Blunstone, Larry Carlton, Allen Toussaint, Dave Mason, Warren Zevon, Ruben Blades, Bim, Jerry Williams, Al Stewart, Marc Jordan, Rickie Lee Jones, Janne Schaffer, Lowell George, Aretha Franklin, Jon Anderson, Luis Miguel, Love and Money, Patti Austin, Mariya Takeuchi, The Brothers Johnson, Peter Frampton, Bee Gees, Char, Christopher Cross, Randy Crawford, Al Jarreau, Amii Ozaki, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Eye to Eye, Donna Summer, Elton John, Melissa Manchester, Donald Fagen, Herbie Hancock, Don Henley, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Russ Taff, Chicago, David Gilmour Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton, Peter cetera, Earth Wind & Fire, roger Hodgson, David Benoit, Dr. John, Steve Porcaro, Nik Kershaw, Poco, Clair Mario, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Jude Cole, Sandy Patty, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bolton, Cher, Dire Straits, Richard Marx, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, B-52’s, Go West, 10CC, Roger Waters, Paul Young, and David Crosby. In 1993, Porcaro was posthumously inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”.

On November 27, 1981.

On November 27, 1981, “Warner Bros” label released “Ten Out of 10”, the eighth 10cc studio album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman.

Personnel:

  • Eric Stewart– lead vocals, synthesiser, guitars, bass, slide guitar, pianos, percussion, synthesiser strings, rock snare
  • Graham Gouldman– lead vocals, bass, guitars, percussion, double bass, sitar
  • Rick Fenn– guitars, fretless bass, backing vocals
  • Vic Emerson– Synclavier, string synthesiser, piano, electric piano, bass
  • Paul Burgess– drums, percussion
  • Marc Jordan– organ, piano, backing vocals, electric piano
  • Lenni Crookes– sax
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Keith Bessey– maracas
  • Andrew Gold– vocals, bass, guitar, piano, electric piano, synthesiser,  vocoder, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Ask – Graham Gouldman
  2. Overdraft in Overdrive – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  3. Don’t Turn Me Away – Eric Stewart
  4. Memories – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  5. Notell Hotel – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  6. Les Nouveaux Riches – Eric Stewart
  7. Action Man in a Motown Suit – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  8. Listen With Your Eyes – Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  9. Lying Here With You – Graham Gouldman
  10. Survivor – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart