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In July 1986.

In July 1986, “Warner Bros” label released “East of Midnight”, the 17th Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded January 1985 – March 1986, at “Eastern Sound” in Toronto, and was produced by Gordon Lightfoot and David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – main vocals, guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • Vern Dorge – alto and tenor saxophone
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards
  • Mike Heffernan – keyboards
  • James Newton Howard- synthesizer, percussion, keyboards
  • Sheree Jeacocke – harmony vocals
  • Barry Keane – percussion, drums
  • Michael Landau- guitar
  • Bob Mann – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Richard Marx- harmony vocals
  • Lou Pomanti – Hammond organ
  • Tom Szczesniak – synthesizer, bass, keyboards
  • Vesta Williams- harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot except where noted.

  1. Stay Loose
  2. Morning Glory
  3. East of Midnight
  4. A Lesson in Love
  5. Anything for Love – Gordon Lightfoot, David Foster
  6. Let it Ride
  7. Ecstasy Made Easy
  8. You Just Gotta Be
  9. A Passing Ship
  10. I’ll Tag Along

On September 8, 1995.

On September 8, 1995, “Giant” label released “No Resemblance Whatsoever” album by Dan Fogelberg and Tim Weisberg. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and  Tim Weisberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – lead and background vocals, acoustic, electric and classical guitar, bass guitar piano, keyboards
  • Tim Weisberg – flute, alto flute, bass flute, piccolo
  • Alejandro “Alex” Acuña– percussion
  • Pete Christlieb– saxophone
  • Larry Cohn – piano, keyboards
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Dick Hyde – trumpet, trombone
  • Michael Landau– electric guitar
  • Joel Peskin – saxophone
  • Tom Scott– saxophone
  • Neil Stubenhaus– bass
  • Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – background vocals
  • Oren Waters– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg, except where noted.

  1. County Clare
  2. Forever Jung
  3. Todos Santos
  4. Sunlight – Jesse Colin Young
  5. Isle au Haut
  6. The Face of Love
  7. Songbird – Jesse Colin Young
  8. Is This Magic
  9. Stasia
  10. Windward

On July 19, 1994.

On July 19, 1994, “Columbia” label released “For the Love of Strange Medicine” the second Steve Perry studio album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by James “Jimbo” Barton, Steve Perry and Tim Miner.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- vocals
  • Lincoln Brewster- guitars, background vocals
  • Paul Taylor- keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Landau- guitars
  • Moyes Lucas – drums, background vocals
  • Larry Kimpel – bass
  • Mike Porcaro– bass
  • Phil Brown– bass, production assistant
  • Jeremy Lubbock, James Barton, Phil Brown – string arrangement
  • Tim Miner – piano, keyboards, background vocals, bass, piano
  • Larry Dalton – string arrangement, conductor
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra- strings
  • Alexander Brown, Carmen Carter, Jean McClain – backing vocals
  • James “Jimbo” Barton – recording engineer
  • Tim Kimsey – recording engineer
  • Devin Foutz, Manny Marroquin, Kyle Ross, Ulrich Wild, Rail Jon Rogut and Bill Cooper, Christopher C. Murphy – second recording engineer
  • Craig Burbidge – mixing
  • Niko Bolas – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Brian Lee – digital editing

Track listing:

  1. You Better Wait – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas, John Pierce, George Hawkins
  2. Young Hearts Forever – Steve Perry, Clif Magness
  3. I Am – Steve Perry, Paul Taylor, Lincoln Brewster
  4. Stand Up (Before It’s Too Late) – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas, Larry Kimpel
  5. For the Love of Strange Medicine – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  6. Donna Please – Steve Perry, Paul Taylor, Stephen Bishop
  7. Listen to Your Heart – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  8. Tuesday Heartache – Steve Perry, Clif Magness, Paul Taylor, Lincoln Brewster, Moyes Lucas
  9. Missing You – Steve Perry, Tim Miner
  10. Somewhere There’s Hope – Steve Perry, Lincoln Brewster, Paul Taylor, Moyes Lucas
  11. Anyway – Steve Perry

On June 18, 1984.

On June 18, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “Camouflage”, the 13th Rod Stewart studio album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Michael Omartian.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart – lead vocals
  • Jeff Beck– guitar solos
  • Jim Cregan– guitar
  • Robin LeMesurier – guitar
  • Michael Landau– guitar
  • Jay Davis – bass guitar
  • Tony Brock– drums
  • Kevin Savigar– keyboards
  • Michael Omartian– keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Zavala– harmonica
  • Gary Herbig – saxophone
  • Jerry Hey, Chuck Findley, Kim Hutchcroft, Charlie Loper, Gary Grant – horns
  • John Guess – engineering and mixing
  • Tom Fouce – second engineer

Track listing:

  1. Infatuation – Rod Stewart, Duane Hitchings, Rowland Robinson
  2. All Right Now – Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers
  3. Some Guys Have All the Luck – Jeff Fortang
  4. Can We Still Be Friends – Todd Rundgren
  5. Bad For You – Rod Stewart, Kevin Savigar, Jim Cregan
  6. Heart Is on the Line – Rod Stewart, Jay Davis
  7. Camouflage – Rod Stewart, Kevin Savigar, Michael Omartian
  8. Trouble – Rod Stewart, Michael Omartian

 

On May 22, 1992.

On May 22, 1992, “Private Music” label released “Time Takes Time”, the tenth Ringo Starr album. It was recorded March – September 1991, February 1992, and was produced by Don Was, Jeff Lynne,   Peter Asher and Phil Ramone.

Personnel:

  • Ringo Starr– lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Jeff Lynne– guitars, bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mark Goldenberg, Waddy Wachtel– guitars
  • Andrew Gold, Roger Manning, Andy Sturmer– guitars, backing vocals
  • Michael Landau, David Grissom, Michael Thompson, Jeff Baxter– guitars
  • Mark Hart– guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Benmont Tench, Robbie Buchanan, Jeffrey Vanston, Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson, Bob Glaub, Neil Stubenhaus– bass
  • Peter Asher– tambourine, backing vocals
  • Mark Hudson– percussion, backing vocals
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Harry Nilsson– vocals
  • Raven Kane, Rosemary Butler, Valerie Carter, Terri Wood, Carmen Twillie, Wendy Fraser, Stephanie Spruill, Andrea Robinson, Bobbi Page, Doug Fieger, Berton Averre, Mark Hart, Craig Copeland, Naomi Star, Darlene Koldenhoven, Kathryn Cotter, Mark Warman, Brian Wilson, Doug Fieger, Brian O’Doherty – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Weight of the World – Brian O’Doherty, Fred Velez
  2. Don’t Know a Thing About Love – Richard Feldman, Stan Lynch
  3. Don’t Go Where the Road Don’t Go – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman, Gary Grainger
  4. Golden Blunders – Jonathan Auer, Kenneth Stringfellow
  5. All in the Name of Love – Jerry Lynn Williams
  6. After All These Years – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  7. I Don’t believe You – Andy Sturmer, Roger Manning
  8. Runaways – Richard Starkey, Johnny Warman
  9. It’s a Heartbeat – Diane Warren
  10. What Goes Around – Rick Suchow

 

 

On September 4, 1990.

On September 4, 1990, “Full Moon” label released “The Wild Places”, the eleventh Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, percussion, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, keyboards, vocals, slide guitar, classical guitar, drum programming, string arrangement
  • Lenny Castro– percussion, conga, timbales
  • David Crosby– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Mike Finnigan– organ
  • Al Garth – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar, fretless bass
  • George Hawkins – bass guitar
  • Heart Attack Horns – horns, group vocals
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, percussion
  • Michael Landau– electric guitar
  • Sara K. – backing vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Julia Waters – backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Maxine Waters – backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Oren Waters– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Executive producer: Remington Boone
  • Engineers: Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis, Dave Reynolds, Duane Scott.
  • Mixing: Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis
  • Mixing assistants: Mike Kloster, Brett Swain
  • Mastering: Stephen Marcussen
  • Production coordination: Nina Avramides-Berducat, Charlie Fernandez
  • Art direction, design: Amy Dakos, John Kosh
  • Cover illustration: Amy Dakos
  • Photography: Andy Katz, Anastasia Savage

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg except where noted.

  1. Aurora Nova
  2. The Wild Places
  3. Forefathers
  4. Song of the Sea
  5. Anastasia’s Eyes
  6. Blind to the Truth
  7. Lovers in a Dangerous Time – Bruce Cockburn
  8. Rhythm of the Rain – John Gummoe
  9. Bones in the Sky
  10. The Spirit Trail
  11. Ever On

On June 15, 2015.

On June 15, 2015, “Concord” label released “Before This World”, the seventeenth James Taylor studio album.It was recorded 2014-2015, and was produced by Dave O’Donnell.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor — guitar, vocals, harmonica, guitar synthesizer
  • Jimmy Johnson – bass
  • Emily Brause, Yo-Yo Ma, Peter Sachon – cello
  • Steve Gadd – drums
  • Michael Landau – guitars
  • Tony Kadlek – flugelhorn
  • Larry Di Bello, David Peel – French horn
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Larry Goldings – piano, keyboards
  • Walt Fowler, Barry Danielian, Randy Brecker – trumpets
  • David Mann, Lou Marini, Roger Rosenberg – saxophones
  • Randy Andos, Michael Davis – trombones
  • Katharine Kresek, Philip Payton – violas
  • Jonathan Dinklage, Rachel Golub, Hiroko Taguchi, Entcho Todorov, Orlando Wells, Andrea Zonn – violins
  • David Lasley, Kate Markowitz, Arnold McCuller, Andrea Zonn – vocals
  • Rob Mounsey – arranger
  • Ted Jensen- mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Today Today Today
  2. You and I Again
  3. Angels of Fenway
  4. Stretch of the Highway
  5. Montana
  6. Watchin’ Over Me
  7. SnowTime
  8. Before This World / Jolly Springtime
  9. Far Afghanistan
  10. Wild Mountain Thyme – Francis McPeake

On October 25, 1994.

turbulent

On October 25, 1994, “Reprise” label released “Turbulent Indigo”, the fifteenth Joni Mitchell album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein. The album won “Grammy Award” for “Pop Album of the Year”.The album takes inspiration from artist Vincent van Gogh, both for Mitchell’s self-portrait on the cover, and the song “Turbulent Indigo”.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Larry Klein- organ, bass
  • Wayne Shorter- soprano saxophone
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • Michael Landau- electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel guitar
  • Steuart Smith- guitar
  • Seal- vocals
  • Bill Dillon – synthesizer
  • Charles Valentino – backing vocals
  • Kris Kello – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell; except where noted.

  1. Sunny Sunday
  2. Sex Kills
  3. How Do You Stop
  4. Charlie Midnight, Dan Hartman
  5. Turbulent Indigo
  6. Last Chance Lost
  7. The Magdalene Laundries
  8. Not to Blame
  9. Borderline
  10. Yvette in English – Joni Mitchell, David Crosby
  11. The Sire of Sorrow (Job’s Sad Song)

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 August 13, 2002.

October road

On August 13, 2002, “Columbia” label released “October Road”, the fifteenth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, and was produced by Russ Titelman. In November 2002, the album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor – vocals, guitar
  • Harry Allen– tenor saxophone
  • Karen Bakunin – viola
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Clifford Carter– organ, keyboards, piano, synth rhodes, synth organ, string pad
  • Valerie Carter– backing vocals, chorus
  • Chiara Civello– backing vocals, piano
  • Luis Conte– percussion
  • Ry Cooder– guitar
  • Cenovia Cummins – violin
  • Brian Dembow – viola
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Stuart Duncan – violin
  • Michael Eisenstein – chorus
  • Stephen Erdody – cello
  • Walt Fowler – trumpet
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Julie Ann Gigante – violin
  • Larry Goldings – piano
  • Nina Gordon– chorus
  • Alan Grunfeld – violin
  • Kay Hanley – chorus
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Paula Hochhalter – cello
  • Carrie Holzman-Little – viola
  • Jimmy Johnson– bass
  • Karen Jones – violin
  • Robbie Kilgore – piano
  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • Michael Landau– guitar
  • David Lasley– backing vocals, chorus
  • Josh Lattanzi – chorus
  • Natalie Leggett – violin
  • M Hans Liebert – synth conga, piano, synth percussion
  • Yo-Yo Ma– cello
  • Bobby Mann– guitar
  • Lou Marini– saxophone
  • Kate Markowitz– backing vocals, chorus
  • Liane Mautner – violin
  • Arnold McCuller– backing vocals, chorus
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards, synthesizer, synth bagpipes, penny whistle, percussion, string pad
  • Mark O’Connor– violin
  • Robin Olson – violin
  • John Pizzarelli– guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes– keyboards
  • Steve Scully – chorus
  • Richard Sebring – French horn
  • John Sheldon – guitar harmonics
  • Richard Sortomme – violin
  • Caroline Taylor – backing vocals
  • Sally Taylor– backing vocals
  • Donna Tecco – violin
  • Belinda Whitney – violin
  • Margaret Wooten – violin
  • Kenneth Yerke – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor except where noted.

  1. September Grass – John I. Sheldon
  2. October Road
  3. On the 4th of July
  4. Whenever You’re Ready
  5. Belfast to Boston
  6. Mean Old Man
  7. My Traveling Star
  8. Raised Up Family
  9. Carry Me on My Way
  10. Caroline I See You
  11. Baby Buffalo
  12. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Martin, R. Blane