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On June 13, 2006.

On June 13, 2006, “Blackheart Records Group” label released “Sinner”, the eleventh Joan Jett and the Blackhearts studio album. It was recorded 1999, 2004 – 2006, at “Soundtrack Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Ted Templeman, Bob Rock, Joey Levine and Joan Jett.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett- guitars, lead vocals
  • Dougie Needles – guitar
  • Enzo Penizzotto – bass
  • Thommy Price- drums
  • Kenny Laguna– keyboards
  • Mike Scielzi – engineer
  • Billy Crater, Craig Snyder, Thom Panunzio- additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Riddles – Joan Jett, Linda Perry, Kenny Laguna
  2. C.D.C. – Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman
  3. Five – Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna, Jim Vallance
  4. Naked – Joan Jett, Rudy Yuly
  5. Everyone Knows – Joan Jett, Jim Vallance
  6. Change the World – Joan Jett, Billy Crooked, Kenny Laguna
  7. Androgynous – Paul Westerberg
  8. Fetish – Joan Jett
  9. Watersign – Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna, Jim Vallance
  10. Tube Talkin’ – Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna
  11. Turn It Around – Joan Jett
  12. Baby Blue – Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna, Kenny Laguna
  13. A Hundred Feet Away – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna, Peter Anders
  14. Bad Time – Joan Jett, Kenny Laguna, Joey Levine
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In November 1974.

In November 1974, “RCA” label released “Desolation Boulevard”, the third Sweet album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn.

Personnel:

  • Brian Connolly– lead vocals
  • Steve Priest– bass, lead and backing vocals
  • Andy Scott– guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker– drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott and Mick Tucker except where noted.

  1. The Six Teens – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  2. Solid Gold Brass
  3. Turn It Down – Mike Chapman, Nick Chinn
  4. Medusa – Andy Scott
  5. Lady Starlight – Andy Scott
  6. The Man with the Golden Arm – Elmer Bernstein, Sylvia Fine
  7. Fox on the Run
  8. Breakdown
  9. My Generation – Pete Townshend

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Rak” label released the debut, self-titled Suzi Quatro solo studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Audio International Studio” in London, and was produced by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn.

Personnel:

  • Suzi Quatro – bass, lead vocals
  • Len Tuckey- guitar, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Alastair McKenzie – electric piano, grand piano, mellotron, backing vocals
  • Dave Neal – drums, backing vocals
  • Engineer – Pete Coleman
  • Mastered by – Chris Blair
  • Cover Photography – Gered Mankowitz
  • Mastered at EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Track listing:

All tracks by Suzi Quatro and Len Tuckey; except where noted.

  1. 48 Crash – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  2. Glycerine Queen
  3. Shine My Machine
  4. Official Suburbian Superman
  5. I Wanna Be Your Man – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  6. Primitive Love – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  7. All Shook Up – Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley
  8. Sticks & Stones
  9. Skin Tight Skin
  10. Get Back Mama – Suzi Quatro
  11. Shakin’ All Over – Johnny Kidd
  12. Can the Can – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn

 

In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Parallel Lines”, the third Blondie studio album. It was recorded June – July 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Chapman. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Parallel Lines” at number 140 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 18 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of All Timeand at number 45 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Uk by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, 12-string guitar, E-bow
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Jimmy Destri– electronic keyboards
  • Nigel Harrison– bass guitar
  • Frank Infante– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Pete Coleman – engineering, assisting production
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Grey Russell – assistant engineer
  • Frank Duarte – illustration
  • Edo Bertoglio – photography
  • Maripol – stylist
  • Ramey Communications – art directionand design
  • Jerry Rodriguez – lettering

Track listing:

  1. Hanging on the Telephone – Jack Lee
  2. One Way or Another – Deborah Harry, Nigel Harrison
  3. Picture This – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Jimmy Destri
  4. Fade Away and Radiate – Chris Stein
  5. Pretty Babe – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  6. I Know but I Don’t Know – Frank Infante
  7. 11:59 – Jimmy Destri
  8. Will Anything Happen? – Jack Lee
  9. Sunday Girl – Chris Stein
  10. Heart of Glass – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  11. I’m Gonna Love You Too – Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty
  12. Just Go Away – Deborah Harry

 

In August 1979.

On August 27, 1979, “Chrysalis” label released “In the Heat of the Night” the debut Pat Benatar studio album. It was recorded June – July 1979, at “MCA Whitney Studios” in Glendale, California, and was produced by Peter Coleman and Mike Chapman.The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Pat Benatar– lead and backing vocals
  • Neil Giraldo– lead guitar, keyboards, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Scott St. Clair Sheets – rhythm guitars
  • Roger Capps – bass, backing vocals
  • Glen Alexander Hamilton – drums
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Rick Newman – management, direction

Track listing:

  1. Heartbreaker – Geoff Gill, Clint Wade
  2. I Need a Lover – John Mellencamp
  3. If You Think You Know How To Love Me – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  4.  In the Heat of the Night – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  5. My Clone Sleeps Alone – Roger Capps,  Pat Benatar
  6. We Live for Love – Neil Giraldo
  7.    Rated X – Nick Gilder, James McCulloch
  8.    Don’t Let It Show – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
  9.    No You Don’t – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  10.  So Sincere – Roger Capps, Pat Benatar

In April 1974.

In April 1974, “RCA” label released “Sweet Fanny Adams”, the second Sweet album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Phil Wainman.

Personnel:

  • Brian Connolly– lead vocals
  • Steve Priest– bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Andy Scott– guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker– drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott and Mick Tucker except where noted.

  1. Set Me Free – Andy Scott
  2. Heartbreak Today
  3. No You Don’t – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  4. Rebel Rouser
  5. Peppermint Twist – Joey Dee,Henry Glover
  6. Sweet F.A.
  7. Restless
  8. Into the Night – Andy Scott
  9. AC-DC – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn

 

On May 24, 1982.

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On May 24, 1982, “Chrysalis” label released “The Hunter”, the sixth Blondie studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Chapman.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry- vocals
  • Chris Stein- guitar
  • Frank Infante- guitar
  • Jimmy Destri- keyboards
  • Nigel Harrison- bass guitar
  • Clem Burke- drums
  • Robert Aaron- horn arrangements, saxophone
  • Sammy Figueroa- percussion
  • Manual Badrena – percussion
  • Roger Squitero – percussion
  • Janice G. Pendarvis- backing vocals
  • Zachary Sanders – backing vocals
  • Lani Groves – backing vocals
  • Darryl Tookes – backing vocals
  • Ray Maldonado – horns
  • Luis Ortiz- horns
  • Rick Davies – horns
  • Mac Gollehon – horns

Track listing:

1.      Orchid Club – Nigel Harrison, Debbie Harry

2.      Island of Lost Souls – Chris Stein, Debbie Harry

3.      Dragonfly – Chris Stein, Debbie Harry

4.      For Your Eyes Only – Chris Stein, Debbie Harry

5.      The Beast – Chris Stein, Debbie Harry

6.      War Child – Nigel Harrison, Debbie Harry

7.      Little Caesar – Chris Stein, Debbie Harry

8.      Danceway – Jimmy Destri

9.      “(Can I) Find the Right Words (To Say) – Jimmy Destri, Debbie Harry

10. English Boys – Chris Stein, Debbie Harry

11. The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game – Smokey Robinson