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On December 13, 1977.

On December 13, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Blue Lights in the Basement”, the sixth Roberta Flack studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Rubina Flake, Joe Ferla and Gene McDaniels.

Personnel:

  • Roberta Flack– vocals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards
  • Ronnie Foster– keyboards, background vocals
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis– keyboards, background vocals, musical arrangements
  • Harry Whitaker – keyboards, musical arrangements
  • Reggie Lucas– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar, musical arrangements
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Michael Kamen– oboe solo, musical arrangements
  • Anthony Jackson– bass guitar
  • Basil Fearrington – bass
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Gary King– bass, musical arrangements
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Jimmy Wong – drums
  • Howard King – drums
  • Idris Muhammad– drums
  • Crusher Bennett – percussion
  • David Carey – percussion
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • James Mtume– percussion, background vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap, Lani Groves, Gwen Guthrie, Yvonne Lewis, Gene McDaniels, Zach Sanders, Brenda White, Deniece Williams– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Why Don’t You Move in with Me – Gene McDaniels
  2. The Closer I Get to You – Reggie Lucas, James Mtume
  3. Fine, Fine Day – Rachel Perry
  4. This Time I’ll Be Sweeter – Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie
  5. 25th of Last December – Gene McDaniels
  6. After You – Michael Masser, Ron Miller
  7. I’d Like to Be Baby to You – Morgan Ames
  8. Soul Deep – Wayne Carson
  9. Love is the Healing – Gene McDaniels
  10. Where I’ll Find You – David McHugh
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In June 1981.

In June 1981, “Arista” label released “The One That You Love”, the sixth Air Supply album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Graham Russell, Michael Masser and Harry Maslin.

Personnel:

  • David Moyse: guitar
  • Rex Goh: guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Dave Green: bass
  • Russell Hitchcock: vocals
  • Graham Russell: acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Ralph Cooper: drums
  • Frank Esler-Smith: conductor, keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • Alpha: photography
  • Ray Barber: logo
  • Clive Davis: executive producer
  • Elliott Federman: mastering
  • Howard Fritzson: cover design, art direction
  • Stephanie Kika: project coordinator
  • Ria Lewerke: stylist, cover art direction
  • Harry Maslin: engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Graham Russell, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Turn Me Away
  2. Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You) – Michael Masser, Norman Sallitt, Linda Creed
  3. Keeping the Love Alive – Graham Russell, Richard Supa
  4. The One That You Love
  5. This Heart Belongs to Me
  6. Sweet Dreams
  7. I Want to Give It All – Graham Russell, Rex Goh
  8. I’ll Never Get Enough of You – Jeanne Napoli, Gary Portnoy, Judy Quay
  9. Tonight
  10. I’ve Got Your Love – Graham Russell, Clive Davis