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On April 10, 2009.

On April 10, 2009, “Universal Music Australia” label released “Bittersweet”, album by Mark Isham and Kate Ceberano. It was recorded in 2009, at “Mad Hatter Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mark Isham.

Personnel:

  • Mark Isham – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Kate Ceberano – vocal
  • Alan Pasqua – piano
  • Tom Warrington – bass
  • Peter Erskine – drums
  • Bernie Kirsh – recording, mixing
  • Buck Snow, Melissa Kirkland – recording assistance, mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Donna Isham – executive producer
  • Tyler Parkinson – design
  • Michael Doven – photography

Track listing:

  1. My One and Only Love – Frank Sinatra
  2. Skylark – Anita O’Day
  3. In a Sentimental Mood – Duke Ellington
  4. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington
  5. In My Solitude – Paul Robeson
  6. Night and Day – Cole Porter
  7. I Wanna Be Loved  – The Andrew Sisters
  8. Easy Living – Ralph Rainger
  9. Lush Life – Billy Strayhorn
  10. Do It Again – Irène Bordoni
  11. Every Time We Say Good Bye – Cole Porter

 

In August 1980.

In August 1980, “Mercury” label released “Common One”, the twelfth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in February 1980, at “Super Bear Studios”, and was produced by Van Morrison and Henry Lewy.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Mick Cox – lead guitar
  • David Hayes- bass, backing vocals
  • Mark Isham- trumpet, flugelhorn
  • John Allair – organ, piano, electric piano, backing vocals
  • Herbie Armstrong – guitar, backing vocals
  • Pee Wee Ellis- tenor and alto saxophones, flute
  • Pete Brewis – backing vocals
  • Peter Van Hooke- drums
  • Pee Wee Ellis – Musical director, horn arrangement:
  • Jef Labes – strings, choir arrangement
  • Henry Lewy, Dave Burgess, Alex Kash, Chris Martyn – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Rudy Legname – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Haunts of Ancient Peace
  2. Summertime in England
  3. Satisfied
  4. Wild Honey
  5. Spirit
  6. When Heart is Open

In August 1979.

In August 1979, “Mercury” label released “Into the Music”, the eleventh Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by Van Morrison and Mick Glossop.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Herbie Armstrong – guitar, backing vocals
  • Pee Wee Ellis– tenor saxophone
  • David Hayes– bass
  • Mark Isham– trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Mark Jordan – piano
  • Katie Kissoon– backing vocals
  • Toni Marcus – mandolin, violin, viola, stroviola
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • John Allair – organ
  • Ry Cooder– slide guitar
  • Zakir Hussain– tabla
  • Robin Williamson– penny whistle
  • Kurt Wortman – drums
  • Pee Wee Ellis, Mark Isham – horn arrangements
  • Mick Glossop – assistant producer, recorded, mixing
  • Alex Kash, Leslie Ann Jones – assistant engineer
  • Richard Freeman, Ed Fletcher – coordination
  • Norman Seeff – photography, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Bright Side of the Road
  2. Full Force Gale
  3. Steppin’ Out Queen
  4. Troubadours
  5. Rolling Hills
  6. You Make Me Feel So Free
  7. Angeliou
  8. And the Healing Has Begun
  9. It’s All in the Game – Charles Dawes, Carl Sigman
  10. You Know What They’re Writing About

In May 1985.

In May 1985, “A&M” label released the debut, self-titled Suzanne Vega album. It was recorded January-March 1985, at “Celestial Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Addabbo, Lenny Kaye and Steven Miller.

In 1989, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Suzanne Vega” at number 80 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of the Eighties”.

Personnel:

  • Suzanne Vega– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Steve Addabbo— background vocals, synclavier guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Darol Anger– electric violin
  • Frank Christian– acoustic guitar, electric slide guitar
  • Paul Dugan – bass, vertical bass
  • Sue Evans– drums, percussion
  • Jon Gordon– electric guitar
  • Peter Gordon– string arrangement
  • Frank Gravis – bass
  • Shem Guibbory – violin
  • Mark Isham– synthesizers
  • John Mahoney – synclavierprogramming
  • Maxine Neuman – cello
  • P. Roth – synthesizers, piano, organ
  • Roger Squitero – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Suzanne Vega.

  1. Cracking
  2. Freeze Tag
  3. Marlene on the Wall
  4. Small Blue Thing
  5. Straight Lines
  6. Undertow
  7. Some Journey
  8. The Queen and the Soldier
  9. Knight Moves
  10. Neighborhood Girls

In March 1983.

In March 1983, “Mercury” label released “Inarticulate Speech of the Heart” the fourteenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “The Town House” in London, “The Record Plant” in “Harbour Sound” in Sausalito, “Tres Virgos” in San Rafael and “Lombard Sound” in Dublin, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison– guitar, electric piano, alto saxophone, vocals
  • David Hayes– bass
  • Mark Isham– synthesizer, trumpet
  • John Allair – organ, electric piano
  • Pee Wee Ellis– tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
  • Tom Donlinger – percussion, drums
  • Mihr Un Nisa Douglass – backing vocals
  • Stephanie Douglass – backing vocals
  • Pauline Lozana – backing vocals
  • Arty McGlynn– acoustic guitar
  • Davy Spillane– Uilleann pipes, alto flute
  • Chris Michie– guitar
  • Annie Stocking – backing vocals
  • Bianca Thornton– backing vocals
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums, tambourine

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Higher than the World
  2. Connswater
  3. River of Time
  4. Celtic Swing
  5. Rave On, John Donne
  6. Inarticulate Speech of the Heart No. 1
  7. Irish Heartbeat
  8. The Street Only Knew Your Name
  9. Cry for Home
  10. Inarticulate Speech of the Heart No. 2
  11. September Night

 

In February 1982.

van_morrison_-_beautiful_vision

In February 1982, “Mercury” label released “Beautiful Vision”, the thirteenth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “The Record Plant” in Sausalito, California.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison— guitar, electric piano, vocals
  • David Hayes— bass
  • Mark Isham— synthesizer, trumpet
  • Rob Wasserman— bass guitar
  • John Allair — organ
  • Herbie Armstrong — acoustic guitar
  • Pee Wee Ellis— tenor and baritone saxophones, flute
  • Tom Donlinger — drums
  • Sean Fulsom — Uilleann pipes
  • Chris Hayes — guitar
  • Mark Knopfler— guitar
  • Pauline Lozana — backing vocals
  • Gary Mallaber— drums
  • Chris Michie— guitar
  • Michele Segan — percussion
  • Annie Stocking — backing vocals
  • Bianca Thornton— backing vocals
  • Peter Van Hooke— drums
  • Engineers: Jim Stern and Hugh Murphy
  • Assistant Engineer: Ann Fry
  • Business Arrangements: Paul Charles
  • Cover Concept, Photograph and Design: Rudi Legname

Track listing:

  1. Celtic Ray
  2. Northern Muse – Solid Ground
  3. Dweller on the Threshold – music Van Morrison; lyrics Van Morrison, Hugh Murphy
  4. Beautiful Vision
  5. She Gives Me Religion
  6. Cleaning Windows
  7. Vanlose Stairway
  8. Aryan Mist – music Van Morrison; lyrics Van Morrison, Hugh Murphy
  9. Across the Bridge Where Angels Dwell – music Van Morrison; lyrics Van Morrison, Hugh Murphy
  10. Scandinavia

On February 16, 2009.

years-of-refusal

On February 16, 2009, “Decca” label released “Years of Refusal”, the ninth Morrissey studio album. It was recorded 2007 – May 2008, and was produced by Jerry Finn. It was the last album completed by producer Jerry Finn before his death.

Personnel:

  • Morrissey– vocals
  • Boz Boorer– guitar
  • Jesse Tobias– guitar
  • Solomon Walker– bass guitar
  • Matt Walker– drums
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr.– keyboards
  • Mark Isham– trumpet
  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Michael Farrell– keyboards, accordion, cowbell
  • Kristopher Pooley– backing vocals
  • Kristeen Young– additional vocals
  • Chrissie Hynde– backing vocals
  • Seth Waldmann – engineering
  • Jake Walters – front cover photography
  • Travis Shinn – sleeve photography

Track listing:

  1. Something is Squeezing My Skull – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  2. Mama Lay Softly on the Riverbead – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  3. Black Cloud – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  4. I’m Throwing My Arms Around Paris – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  5. All You Need Is Me – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias
  6. When Last I Spoke to Carol – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  7. That’s How People Grow Up – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  8. One Day Goodbye Will Be Farewell – Morrissey, Boz Boorer
  9. It’s Not Your Birthday Anymore – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  10. You Were Good in Your Time – Morrissey, Alain Whyte
  11. Sorry Doesn’t Help – Morrissey, Jesse Tobias

 

On September 29, 1998.

taming-the-tiger

On September 29, 1998, “Reprise” label released “Taming the Tiger” the sixteenth Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell: vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion; bass, cover art
  • Femi Jiya: spoken vocals
  • Michael Landau: low lead guitar
  • Greg Leisz:pedal steel guitar
  • Wayne Shorter: saxophone
  • Larry Klein: bass
  • Brian Blade: drums
  • Mark Isham: trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell; except where noted.

  1. Harlem in Havana
  2. Man from Mars
  3. Love Puts on a New Face
  4. Lead Balloon
  5. No Apologies
  6. Taming the Tiger
  7. The Crazy Cries of Love – Joni Mitchell,Don Freed
  8. Stay in Touch
  9. Face Lift
  10. My Best to You – Gene Willadsen, Isham Jones
  11. Tiger Bones

On September 13, 1988.

tanita_tikaram_-_ancient_heart

On September 13, 1988, “WEA” label released “Ancient Heart”, the debut Tanita Tikaram studio album. It was recorded April–July 1988, at “Red House Studios” in Silsoe, and was produced by Rod Argent and Peter Van Hooke. The album was big success and was a hit globally (best selling album of 1989 in Germany), launching Tanita’s mainstream career.

Personnel:

  • Tanita Tikaram – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Isham– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Paul Brady– mandolin
  • David Lindley– violin
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Rod Argent– keyboards
  • Brendan Croker– guitar
  • Pete Beachill – trombone
  • Mitch Dalton – guitar
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • John Georgiadis – violin
  • Keith Harvey – cello
  • Noel Langley – trumpet
  • Malcolm Messiter – oboe
  • Helen O’Hara– violin
  • Brendon O’Reilly – violin
  • Philip Todd – saxophone
  • Peter Van Hooke– drums
  • Clem Clempson– guitar
  • Mark Creswell – guitar
  • Ian Jewell – viola
  • Rory McFarlane– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanita Tikaram.

  1. Good Tradition
  2. Cathedral Song
  3. Sighing Innocents
  4. I Love You
  5. World Outside Your Window
  6. For All These Years
  7. Twist in My Sobriety
  8. Poor Cow
  9. He Likes the Sun
  10. Valentine Heart
  11. Preyed Upon

On July 11, 1994.

Voodoo Lounge

On July 11, 1994, “Virgin” label released “Voodoo Lounge”, the twentieth Rolling Stones studio album. It was recorded September 1993 – April 1994, and was produced by Don Was and The Glimmer Twins. “Voodoo Lounge” is the band’s first album without Bill Wyman on bass, and the last Rolling Stones album published on cassette. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”; Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI” and 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Mick Jagger– lead and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, harmonica, maracas, castanets
  • Keith Richards– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals; lead vocals,  piano, tambourine
  • Ronnie Wood– electric, pedal steel, acoustic, slide and lap steel guitars, backing vocals
  • Charlie Watts– drums, tambourine
  • Darryl Jones– bass guitar
  • Frankie Gavin– fiddle, pennywhistle
  • Mark Isham– trumpet
  • Luís Jardim– percussion, shaker
  • Flaco Jimenez– accordion
  • Phil Jones – percussion
  • David McMurray –saxophone
  • Ivan Neville– backing vocals, organ
  • Benmont Tench– organ, piano, accordion
  • Chuck Leavell– piano, organ, harmonium, harpsichord
  • Bernard Fowler– backing vocals
  • Bobby Womack– backing vocals
  • Max Baca – bajo sexto
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Pierre de Beauport – acoustic guitar
  • David Campbell– string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

  1. Love is Strong
  2. You Got Me Rocking
  3. Sparks Will Fly
  4. The Worst
  5. New faces
  6. Moon Is Up
  7. Out of Tears
  8. I Go Wild
  9. Brand New Car
  10. Sweethearts Together
  11. Suck on Jugular
  12. Blinded by rainbows
  13. Baby Break It Down
  14. Thru and Thru