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On february 23, 1998.

On February 22, 1998, “Mercury” label released “Undiscovered Soul”, the second Richie Sambora studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at “Ocean Way Recording”, “Record One”, “Record Plant”, and “Voodoo Lounge”, and was produced by Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Richie Sambora – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, handclaps, arranger
  • Don Was – bass, wurlitzer, handclaps
  • Pino Palladino – fretless bass
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar, handclaps
  • Wayne Hood – guitar, strings arrangement
  • David Paich – electric piano, synthesizer
  • Greg Phillinganes – piano, background vocals
  • Chuck Leavell – piano, electric piano
  • Steven Tyler – harmonica
  • Rami Jaffee – Hammond b3 organ, accordion, handclaps
  • Billy Preston – Hammond b3 organ, background vocals
  • Robbie Buchanan – synthesizer
  • Jamie Muhoberac – synthesizer programming
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – background vocals, bass, handclaps
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums, percussion, handclaps
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Myrna Smith, Portia Griffin, Isabella Lento, Sweet Pea Atkinson, Harry Bowens, Hook – background vocals
  • Ed Cherney, Rail Jon Rogut, Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Chris McCann, Dan Chavkin, Greg Allen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richie Sambora and Richard Supa, except where noted.

  1. Made in America
  2. Hard Times Come Easy
  3. Fallen From Graceland – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa
  4. All That Really Matters
  5. You’re Not Alone – Richie Sambora, Thomas Marolda
  6. In It For Love
  7. Chained – Richie Sambora, Thomas Marolda, Ernie White
  8. Harlem Rain
  9. Who I Am – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa
  10. Downside of Love – Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Richard Supa

In December 1959.

In December 1959, “Mercury” label released “The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones”, the sixth Quincy Jones album. It was recorded in November 1959, at “Fine Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Qunicy Jones.

Personnel:

  • Quincy Jones – conductor
  • Art Farmer, Lennie Johnson, Jimmy Maxwell, Lee Morgan, Ernie Royal, Nick Travis – trumpet
  • Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak – trombone
  • Julius Watkins – French horn
  • Porter Kilbert, Phil Woods – alto saxophone
  • Budd Johnson – tenor saxophone
  • Jerome Richardson – tenor saxophone, flute, piccolo
  • Sahib Shihab – baritone saxophone
  • Patti Bown – piano
  • Les Spann – guitar, flute
  • Buddy Jones, Buddy Catlett – bass
  • Don Lamond – drums
  • Ralph Burns, Al Cohn, Bill Potts, Ernie Wilkins – arranger

Track listing:

  1. Lester Leaps In – Lester Young
  2. Ghana – Ernie Wilkins
  3. Caravan – Juan Tizol, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
  4. Everybody’s Blues – Ernie Wilkins
  5. Cherokee (Indian Love Song) – Ray Noble
  6. Air Mail Special – Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian, Jimmy Mundy
  7. They Say It’s Wonderful – Irving Berlin
  8. Chant of the Weed – Don Redman
  9. I Never Has Seen Snow – Harold Arlen, Truman Capote
  10. Eesom – Bill Potts

On November 10, 1980.

On November 10, 1980, “Mercury” label released “As One”, the eleventh Bar Kays album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Ardent Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Allen Jones.

Personnel:

  • Larry Dodson – vocals
  • Winston Stewart – keyboards
  • Lloyd Smith – guitar
  • James Alexander – bass
  • Mike Beard – drums
  • Charles “Scoops” Allen – trumpet
  • Harvey Henderson – saxophone
  • Frank Thompson – trombone

Track listing:

  1. As One
  2. Say It Through Love
  3. Body Fever
  4. Work It Out
  5. Boogie Body Land
  6. Take The Time To Love Somebody
  7. Open Your Heart
  8. Deliver Us

On November 9, 1984.

On November 9, 1984, “Mercury” label released “Fried”, the second Julian Cope studio album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Steve Lovell.

Personnel:

  • Julian Cope – vocals, bass guitar, rhythm guitar, piano, organ
  • Steve Lovell – electric guitar, recorder solo
  • Donald Ross Skinner – slide and electric guitar
  • Chris Whitten – drums
  • Steve “Brother Johnno” Johnson – electric guitar
  • Kate St. John – oboe
  • David Carter – tuba
  • Paul King – production supervisor
  • Paul “Chas” Watkins – recording engineer
  • P. St. John Nettleton – art direction, design
  • Donato Cinicolo – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Cope.

  1. Reynard the Fox
  2. Bill Drummond Said
  3. Laughing Boy
  4. Me Singing
  5. Sunspots
  6. The Bloody Assizes
  7. Search Party
  8. O King of Chaos
  9. Holy Love
  10. Torpedo

On October 3, 1978.

On October 3, 1978, “Mercury” label released “Jerry Lee Keeps Rockin’”, the 34th Jerry Lee Lewis studio album. It was recorded 1977 – 1978, in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jerry Kennedy.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Lee Lewis – lead vocals
  • Janie Fricke, Ginger Holladay, Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires, Bergen White, Trish Williams – background vocals
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins – piano
  • Jimmy Capps, Johnny Christopher, Ray Edenton, Duke Faglier, Jerry Kennedy, Grady Martin, Jerry Shook, Pete Wade, Chip Young – guitar
  • Pete Drake, Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Harold Bradley – six-string bass guitar 
  • Bob Moore – upright bass
  • Mike Leech – bass
  • Jerry Carrigan, Buddy Harman – drums
  • Kenny Lovelace – fiddle
  • George Binkley III, Marvin Chantry, Carl Gorodetzky, Lennie Haight, Sheldon Kurland, Christian Teal, Samuel Terranova, Stephanie Woolf – strings
  • Bergen White – strings arrangements

Track listing:

  1. I’ll Find It Where I Can – Michael Clark, Zack Van Arsdale
  2. Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes – Slim Willet
  3. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  4. Last Cheaters Waltz – Sonny Throckmorton
  5. Wild and Wooly Ways – Bob Morrison, Alan Rush
  6. Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
  7. I Hate You – Leroy Daniels, Dan Penn
  8. Arkansas Seesaw – Michael Bacon, Thomas Cain
  9. Lucille – Albert Collins, Richard Penniman
  10. Pee Wee’s Place – Duke Faglier
  11. Before the Night Is Over – Ben Peters

On September 3, 1991.

On September 3, 1991, “Mercury” label released “Stranger in This Town”, the first Richie Sambora album. It was recorded in 1991 and was produced by Richie Sambora and Neil Dorfsman.

Personnel:

  • Richie Sambora- lead vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, strings arrangement, producer
  • David Bryan- keyboards, strings arrangement
  • Tico Torres- drums, percussion
  • Eric Clapton- guitar solo
  • Tony Levin- bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Randy Jackson- bass guitar
  • Dean Fasano, Franke Previte, Curtis King, Bekka Bramlett, Isabella Lento, Tawatha Agee, Brenda White-King – background vocals
  • Katie Agresta – vocal coach
  • Jeff Bova, Robbie Buchanan, Larry Fast, Jimmy Bralower, Chris Palmaro, Eric Persing – keyboards, programming
  • Rafael Padilla, Carol Steele – percussion
  • JD Dworkow – production coordination
  • Jeff Hendrickson, Lance Phillips, Frank Wolf – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Tim White, Darryl Estrine – photography
  • Margery Greenspan – art direction
  • Umi Kenyon – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Richie Sambora, except where noted.

  1. Rest in Peace – Richie Sambora, David Bryan
  2. Church of Desire
  3. Stranger in This Town – Richie Sambora, David Bryan
  4. Ballad of Youth – Richie Sambora, Tom Marolda
  5. One Light Burning – Richie Sambora, Tom Marolda, Bruce Foster
  6. Bluesman
  7. Rosie – Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi, Desmond Child, Diane Warren
  8. River of Love
  9. Father Time – Richie Sambora, Desmond Child
  10. The Answer – Richie Sambora, Bruce Foster

On July 21, 1972.

On July 21, 1972, “Mercury” label released “Never a Dull Moment”, the fourth Rod Stewart studio album. It was recorded March – May 1972, at “Morgan  Studios”, “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Ronnie Wood– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass guitar
  • Ronnie Lane– bass guitar
  • Micky Waller– drums
  • Kenney Jones– drums
  • Ian McLagan– Hammond organ, piano
  • Neemoi “Speedy” Aquaye – congas
  • Pete Sears– piano, bass guitar
  • Brian – piano
  • Spike Heatley– upright bass
  • Dick Powell – violin
  • Martin Quittenton– acoustic guitar
  • Gordon Huntley – steel guitar
  • Lindsay Raymond Jackson– mandolin
  • Jimmy Horowitz – arrangeable

Track listing:

  1. True Blue – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  2. Lost Paraguayos – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  3. Mama, You Been on My Mind – Bob Dylan
  4. Italian Girls – Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood
  5. Angel – Jimi Hendrix
  6. Interluding – Art Wood
  7. You Wear It Well – Rod Stewart, Martin Quittenton
  8. I’d Rather Go Blind – Billy Foster, Ellington Jordan
  9. Twistin’ the Night Away – Sam Cooke

On July 14, 1986.

On July 14, 1986, “Mercury” label released “The Seer”, the third Big Country studio album. It was recorded November 1985 – February 1986 and was produced by Robin Millar.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Adamson– vocals, guitar
  • Bruce Watson- guitar, mandolin, sitar
  • Mark Brzezicki– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Tony Butler– vocals, bass, steel guitar
  • Kate Bush- backing vocals
  • June Miles-Kingston- backing vocals
  • Davie Duncan – bodhran

Track listing:

All tracks by Stuart Adamson, except where noted.

  1. Look Away
  2. The Seer – Stuart Adamson, Bruce Watson
  3. The Teacher
  4. I Walk the Hill – Stuart Adamson, Tony Butler
  5. Eiledon
  6. One Great Thing – Stuart Adamson, Tony Butler
  7. Hold the Heart
  8. Remembrance Day
  9. The Red Fox
  10. Sailor

 

On May 26, 1979.

On May 26, 1979, “Mercury” label released “Candy”, the fifth Con Funk Shun album. It was recorded December 1978 – April 1979, at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, and was produced by Michaell Cooper, Louis A. McCall, Felton Pilate, Karl Fuller, Cedric Martin, Danny Thomas and Paul Harrell.

Personnel:

  • Michael Vernon Cooper – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, electric sitar, percussion
  • Louis A. McCall– vocals, drums, electronic drums, percussion
  • Felton C. Pilate– lead vocals, trombone, trumpet, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion
  • Karl Fuller – vocals, trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, percussion
  • Paul Harrell – vocals, soprano and tenor saxophone, flute, percussion
  • Cedric Martin – lead vocals, bass guitar, percussion
  • Danny A. Thomas – vocals, clavinet, organ, electric piano, synthesizer, percussion
  • Skip Scarborough– clavinet, piano
  • Sheila Escovedo– timbales
  • Jack Trotter, Michael Alexander – trumpet
  • Bill Summers– congas
  • Roger Glenn – flute
  • David Crawford – string arrangements, conductor
  • Terry Adams – concertmaster
  • Greg Blockman – MC
  • Linda Lou McCall – production assistant
  • Skip Scarborough – co – producer
  • Leslie Ann Jones – engineer
  • Don Cody – engineer, remix
  • Chris Minto, Chuck Gebhart, Ken Kessie, Stacy Baird – engineer assistant
  • Fred Catero – remix
  • Joe Hansch – mastering
  • Darris Destiny – art direction
  • John Youss – cover lettering
  • Jim Cornfield – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Michaell Cooper, Louis A. McCall, Felton Pilate, Karl Fuller, Cedric Martin, Danny Thomas and Paul Harrell.

  1. Fire When Ready
  2. Chase Me
  3. Not Ready
  4. Da Lady
  5. Candy
  6. (Let Me Put) Love On Your Mind
  7. Main Slice
  8. Images

 

On November 17, 1986.

On November 17, 1986, “Mercury” label released “Strong Persuader”, the fifth   Robert Cray studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Sage & Sound and Haywood’s” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bruce Bromberg and Dennis Walker.

Personnel:

  • Robert Cray– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Boe – keyboards
  • Richard Cousins – bass
  • David Olson – drums
  • Lee Spath – percussion
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet, trombone
  • Fidel Bell – mixing assistant
  • Charlie Brocco – mixing assistant

Track listing:

  1. Smoking Gun – David Amy, Richard Cousins, Robert Cray
  2. I Guess I Showed Her – Dennis Walker
  3. Right Next Door (Because of Me) – Dennis Walker
  4. Nothin’ But a Woman – David Amy, Richard Cousins, Robert Cray, Peter Boe, David Olson
  5. Still Around – Peter Boe
  6. More Than I Can Stand – Robert Cray
  7. Foul Play – Dennis Walker
  8. I Wonder – Robert Cray
  9. Fantasized – Dennis Walker
  10. New Blood – David Amy, Peter Boe, Robert Cray, Ozall Washington