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On July 29, 2014.

On July 29, 2014, “Bushbranch” label released “The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale”, the twenty-second Eric Clapton studio album. It features covers of songs J. J. Cale songs. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by Eric Clapton and Simon Climie.

Personnel:

  • Eric Clapton – vocals, guitars, dobro
  • Tom Petty– vocals
  • Mark Knopfler– guitar, vocals
  • John Mayer– guitar, vocals
  • Willie Nelson– guitar, vocals
  • Don White – guitar, vocals
  • Reggie Young– guitar
  • Derek Trucks– guitar
  • Albert Lee– guitar
  • David Lindley– guitar
  • Don Preston– guitar
  • Christine Lakeland– guitar, vocals
  • Mike Campbell- guitar
  • Doyle Bramhall II – guitar
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Jimmy Markham – harmonica
  • Mickey Raphael– harmonica
  • Michelle John – background vocals
  • Sharon White– background vocals
  • James Cruce – drums
  • Jim Karstein – drums
  • Jamie Oldaker– drums
  • David Teegarden – drums
  • Satnam Ramgotra – tablas
  • Simon Climie– Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, piano, drum programming, percussion, background vocals
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Walt Richmond– Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, piano
  • Additional production – Buddy Cannon
  • Recorded by Alan Douglas
  • Additional engineering – Tony Castle, Bobby Tis and Ryan Ulyate.
  • Assistant engineers – Jacob Dennis, Joe Kearns, Tim Marchiafava, Derek Parnell and Wendy Seidman.
  • Mixed by Simon Climie
  • Mastered by Bob Ludwig
  • Session coordinator – Debbie Johnson
  • Art direction, design – Catherine Roylance
  • Cover image – Michael Putland
  • Cover illustration – Yoshiyuki Sadamoto

Track listing:

All tracks by J.J. Cale except where noted.

  1. Call Me the Breeze
  2. Rock and Roll Records
  3. Someday – J.J. Cale, Walt Richmond
  4. Lies
  5. Sensitive Kind
  6. Cajun Moon
  7. Magnolia
  8. I Got the Same Old Blues
  9. Songbird
  10. Since You Said Goodbye
  11. I’ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) – Ray Price, Rusty Gabbard
  12. The Old Man and Me
  13. Train to Nowhere
  14. Starbound
  15. Don’t Wait – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  16. Crying Eyes

 

 

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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 January 28, 2014.

david_crosby-croz

On January 28, 2014, “Blue Castle Records” label released “Croz”, the fourth David Crosby studio album. The first Crosby’s studio album in 20 years, was recorded 2011 – 2013, and was produced by Daniel Garcia.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby— vocals, electric guitar
  • Todd Caldwell — Hammond B-3 organ
  • Steve DiStanislao— drums, percussion
  • Marcus Eaton — acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric sitar, vocals
  • Shane Fontayne— electric guitar, bass, percussion, vocals
  • Mark Knopfler— lead guitar
  • Wynton Marsalis— trumpet
  • Kevin McCormick — bass
  • James Raymond — piano, keyboards, synthesizer bass, drum programming, vocals
  • Leland Sklar— bass
  • Steve Tavaglione— electronic wind instrument, soprano saxophone

Track listing:

  1. What’s Broken – James Raymond
  2. Time I Have – David Crosby
  3. Holding on to Nothing – David Crosby, Sterling Price
  4. The Clearing – James Raymond
  5. Radio – David Crosby, James Raymond
  6. Slice of Time – David Crosby, Marcus Eaton, James Raymond
  7. Set That Baggage Down – David Crosby, Shane Fontayne
  8. If She Called – David Crosby
  9. Dangerous Night – David Crosby, James Raymond
  10. Morning Falling – David Crosby, James Raymond
  11. Find a Heart – David Crosby, Marcus Eaton, James Raymond

On October 27, 1983.

bob_dylan_-_infidels

On October 27, 1983, “Columbia” label released “Infidels”, the twenty-second Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded April–May 1983, at the “Power Station” in New York, and was produced by Mark Knopfler and Bob Dylan.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– guitar, harmonica, keyboards, vocals
  • Alan Clark– keyboards
  • Sly Dunbar– drums, percussion
  • Clydie King– vocals
  • Mark Knopfler– guitar
  • Robbie Shakespeare– bass guitar
  • Mick Taylor– guitar

Track listing:I and I,

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Jokerman
  2. Sweetheart Like You
  3. Neighborhood Bully
  4. License to Kill
  5. Man of Peace
  6. Union Sundown
  7. I and I
  8. Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight

 

On October 17, 1980.

making_movies

On October 17, 1980, “Vertigo” label released “Making Movies”, the third Dire Straits studio album.It was recorded June – August 1980, at “Power Station: in New York,and was produced by Jimmy Iovine and Mark Knopfler. The album was certified Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”; 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • John Illsley– bass, vocals
  • Pick Withers– drums, vocals
  • Roy Bittan– keyboards
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer
  • Jeff Hendrickson – assistant engineer
  • Jon Mathias – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Neil Terk – original design, artwork
  • Brian Griffin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler, except where noted.

  1. Tunnel of Love – Extract from “The Carousel Waltz” by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
  2. Romeo and Juliet
  3. Skateaway
  4. Expresso Love
  5. Hand in Hand
  6. Solid Rock
  7. Les Boys

 

On September 20, 1982.

love-over-gold

On September 20, 1982, “Vertigo” label released “Love over Gold”, the fourth Dire Straits studio album. It was recorded March – June 1982, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Mark Knopfler. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”; Platinum in Germany by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • Hal Lindes– guitar
  • Alan Clark– keyboards
  • John Illsley– bass
  • Pick Withers– drums
  • Mike Mainieri– vibes, marimba
  • Ed Walsh – synthesizer programming
  • Neil Dorfsman– engineer
  • Barry Bongiovi – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Michae Rowe – sleeve design
  • Alan Lobel – photography
  • Peter Cunningham – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler.

  1. Telegraph Road
  2. Private Investigations
  3. Industrial Disease
  4. Love over Gold
  5. It Never Rains

On September 10, 1991.

dire_straits_-_on_every_street

On September 10, 1991, “Vertigo” label released “On Every Street”, the sixth and final Dire Straits studio album. It was recorded November 1990 – May 1991, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Mark Knopfler and Alan Clark. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Finland by Musiikkituottajat; Diamond in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 4 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; 4 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”: 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI” and Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnelark Knopfler– vocals, guitar

  • John Illsley– bass
  • Alan Clark– organ, piano, synthesizer
  • Guy Fletcher– synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Chris White– flute, saxophone
  • Danny Cummings– percussion
  • Paul Franklin– pedal steel guitar, acoustic lap steel
  • Vince Gill– guitar, backing vocals
  • Manu Katché– percussion, drums
  • George Martin– conductor, string arrangements
  • Phil Palmer– guitar
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Chuck Ainlay– engineer
  • Bill Schnee– engineer
  • Steve Orchard – assistant engineer
  • Jack Joseph Puig– assistant engineer
  • Andy Strange – assistant engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– mixing
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Jo Motta – project coordinator
  • Paul Williams – photography
  • Sutton Cooper – design
  • Paul Cummins – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler.

  1. Calling Elvis
  2. On Every Street
  3. When it Comes to You
  4. Fade to Black
  5. The Bug
  6. You and Your Friend
  7. Heavy Fuel
  8. Iron Hand
  9. Ticket to Heaven
  10. My Parties
  11. Planet of new Orleans
  12. How Long