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On May 21, 1985.

On May 21, 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “The Confessor”, the seventh Joe Walsh studio album. It was recorded in 1984 at “Goodnight L.A Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Keith Olsen and Joe Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh- lead vocals, lead guitar, synthesizer, bass guitar, talk box
  • Waddy Wachtel- guitar
  • Mark Andes- bass guitar
  • Mike Porcaro- bass guitar
  • David Margen – bass guitar
  • Dennis Bellfield – bass guitar
  • Rick Rosas- bass guitar
  • Denny Carmassi- drums
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Chet McCracken – drums
  • Randy Newman- keyboards
  • Alan Pasqua- keyboards
  • Jerry Peterson – saxophone
  • Earl Lon Price – tenor saxophone
  • Kenneth Tussing – trombone
  • Timothy B. Schmit- backing vocals
  • Keith Olsen- engineer
  • Dennis Sager – engineer
  • Greg Fulginiti- mastering
  • Hugh Kent Brown – design, art direction
  • Caspar David Friedrich- paintings

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Problems – Joe Walsh, Bill Arbuckle
  2. I Broke My Leg
  3. Bubbles
  4. Slow Dancing – Loz Netto
  5. 15 Years
  6. The Confessor
  7. Rosewood Bitters – Michael Stanley
  8. Good Man Down – Joe Walsh, Waddy Watchel
  9. Dear John

 

 

On May 11, 1993.

On May 11, 1993, “Relativity” label released “Kingdom of Desire”, the eighth Toto studio album. It was recorded in 1992 at “A&M Studios”, “Skywalker Studios”, Schnee Studios”, “Devonshire Sound Studios”, “Record One”, “Rumbo Recorders”, “Castle Oak Studios”, “Track Record”, “Mad Hatter Studios”, “Pacifique Recording Studios”, “Enterprise Studios” and “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Danny Kortchmar, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Mike Porcaro and Jeff Porcaro.

Personnel:

  • Steve Lukather– lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • David Paich– piano, organ, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Mike Porcaro– bass guitar
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Steve Porcaro– synthesizers
  • John Jessel – synthesizer programming
  • J. Vanston– synthesizer
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Jim Keltner– percussion
  • Chris Trujillo – percussion
  • Joe Porcaro– percussion
  • Gary Herbig – saxophone
  • Don Menza– saxophone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • John Elefante– backing vocals
  • Alex Brown – backing vocals
  • Phillip Ingram– backing vocals
  • Angel Rogers – backing vocals
  • Fred White – backing vocals
  • Steve George– backing vocals
  • Richard Page– backing vocals
  • Bobby Womack– backing vocals
  • John Fogerty– backing vocals
  • Kevin Dorsey – backing vocals
  • Arnold McCuller– backing vocals
  • Billy Sherwood– backing vocals
  • Stan Lynch– backing vocals
  • Jenny Douglas-McRae – backing vocals
  • Jackie McGhee – backing vocals
  • Phil Perry– backing vocals
  • Jess Sutcliffe – production coordination, engineer
  • Niko Bolas, John Jessel, Greg Ladanyi – engineer
  • Anas Allaf, Mike Arvold, Shawn Berman, Kyle Bess, Ken Deranteriasian, Bob Edwards, Jeff Graham, Rob Jaczko, Dick Kaneshiro, Fred Kelly Jr., Ed Korengo, Keith Kresge, Tim Larber, Randy Long, Jeff Lorenzen, Rick Plant, Chris Rich, Rail Rogut, Thom Russo, Darian Sahanaja, M.T. Silva, Mick Stern, Bart Stevens, Randy Wine – recording engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Nancy Donald – art direction
  • Rick Patrick – illustration, logo design
  • Dennis Keeley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Lukather, David Paich, Mike Porcaro and Jeff Porcaro, except where noted.

  1. Gypsy Train
  2. Don’t Chain My Heart
  3. Never Enough – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Mike Porcaro, Jeff Porcaro, Fee Waybill
  4. How Many Times
  5. 2 Hearts
  6. Wing of Time
  7. She Knows the Devil
  8. The Other Side – David Paich, Billy Sherwood, Rory Kaplan
  9. Only You
  10. Kick Down the Walls – Danny Kortchmar, Stan Lynch
  11. Kingdom of Desire – Danny Kortchmar
  12. Jake to the Bone

On September 28, 1993.

On September 28, 1993, “Full Moon” label released “River of Souls”, the thirteenth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Mountain Bird Studios” in Boulder, CO, “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, CA, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – vocals, acoustic, rhythm and classical guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, synth steel drum, horn arrangement, electric guitar, percussion, acoustic piano, mandolin, Hammond B3 organ, drum programming, cymbal, cowbell, sampling,synth flute, strings
  • Alex Acuña– congas, udu, shaker, triangle, woodblock
  • Maxine Anderson – backing vocals
  • Bill Bergman – saxophone, horn arrangement
  • Mike Botts– drums, shaker, bass drum, hi-hat, cymbal
  • Pam Boulding – hammered dulcimer
  • Philip Boulding – pennywhistle, Celtic harp
  • David Campbell– orchestra and string arrangement , conductor
  • Lenny Castro – congas, shaker, timbales
  • Gene Elders – fiddle
  • Dennis Farias – trumpet
  • Mike Finnigan– Hammond B3 organ
  • Daniel Fornero – trumpet
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar
  • Michael Hanna – keyboards
  • Larry Klein– fretless bass, bass guitar
  • Ronald Kunene – backing vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, cymbal
  • Stephen “Doc” Kupka– baritone saxophone
  • Abner Mariri – backing vocals
  • Robert McEntree – electric guitar
  • Vince Melamed– synth marimba
  • Lebohang Morake – backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– acoustic piano
  • Mike Porcaro– bass guitar
  • Josef Powell – backing vocals
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • Julia Tillman Waters – backing vocals
  • Oren Waters– backing vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – backing vocals
  • Remington Buckaroo Boone – executive producer
  • Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis, Dave Reynolds, Elliot Scheiner, James Tuttle – engineer
  • Neal Avron, Anastasia Fogelberg, Dave Glover, Mike Kloster, Kevin Nimmo – assistant engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner at – mixing
  • Tom Winslow – mixing assistant
  • Denny Purcell – mastering
  • John Kosh, Brian Wittman – art direction, design
  • Henry Diltz – photography

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg.

  1. Magic Every Moment
  2. All There Is
  3. The Minstrel
  4. Faces of America
  5. Holy Road
  6. Serengeti Moon
  7. Higher Ground
  8. A Love Like This
  9. River of Souls
  10. A Voice for Peace

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 May 22, 1984.

On May 22, 1984, “Full Moon” label released “Windows and Walls”, the eighth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg and Marty Lewis.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – lead and backing vocals, synthesizer; electric, acoustic, and rhythm guitars; bass guitar; percussion; electricand acoustic pianos, tambourine, string arrangements
  • Gary Burden – pedal steel
  • Katharine Burden – violin, cello
  • Dave Falkenberry – lap steel, dobro
  • Charlie Fernandez – acoustic bass
  • Max Gronenthal – background vocals
  • Michael Hanna – organ, synthesizer, electric and acoustic pianos, chimes
  • Russ Kunkel– castanets, drums, loop
  • Joe Lala– percussion, conga, tambourine, triangle, cowbell
  • Kenny Passarelli– bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, tambourine
  • Mike Porcaro– bass
  • Norbert Putnam– bass
  • Timothy B. Schmit– background vocals
  • Tom Scott– clarinet
  • Sid Sharp – concertmaster
  • Michael Hanna, Glen Spreen – string arrangements
  • Joe Vitale– drums
  • Rhubarb by Gary and Katherine Burden, Charlie and Dave on Tucson,
  • Marty Lewis – engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Kosh, Ron Larson – design
  • Andy Katz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg

  1. The Language of Love
  2. Windows and Walls
  3. The Loving Cup
  4. Tucson, Arizona (Gazette)
  5. Let Her Go
  6. Sweet Magnolia (And the Traveling Salesman)
  7. Believe in Me
  8. Gone Too Far

In August 1986.

In August 1986, “Columbia” label released “Fahrenheit”, the sixth Toto studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Record One”; “Manor Studio”; “The Complex” in Los Angeles; “Bill Schnee Studios”; “The Villa” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joseph Williams, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Mike Porcaro and Jeff Porcaro .

Personnel:

  • Joseph Williams– lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitars, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • David Paich– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Porcaro– synthesizers
  • Mike Porcaro– bass guitar
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • David Sanborn- saxophone
  • Miles Davis- trumpet
  • Amin Bhatia– synthesizer
  • Lenny Castro, Paulinho da Costa, Steve Jordan, Jim Keltner, Joe Porcaro – percussion
  • Paulette Brown, Michael Sherwood, Tony Walters, Fergie Frederiksen, Don Henley, Michael McDonald – backing vocals
  • Jerry Hey- horn arrangements
  • Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Charles Loper, Bill Reichenbach Jr., Tom Scott, Larry Williams – horns
  • Engineers: Tom Knox , Shep Lonsdale
  • Additional engineering: Dan Garcia, Murray Dvorkin, John Jessel, Julie Last, Doug Linnell, Teruo “Mu” Murakami, Jack Joseph Puig, Mike Ross and Duane Seykora
  • Technicians: Keith Albright, Brent Averill, Bob Bradshaw, Paul Jamieson, John Jessel, Art Kelm, Roger Linn, Roger Nichols, Eli Slawson
  • Mixing: Greg Ladanyi, Tom Knox
  • Production coordination: Chris Littleton
  • Art direction: Tony Lane, Nancy Donald
  • Photography: Michael Going
  • Sleeve photography: Jim Shea

Track listing:

  1. Till the End – David Paich, Joseph Williams
  2. We Can Make It Tonight – Barry Bregman, Jeff Porcaro, Joseph Williams
  3. Can’t Stand It Any Longer – David Paich
  4. Can’t Stand It Any Longer – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Joseph Williams
  5. I’ll Be Over You – Randy Goodrum, Steve Lukather
  6. Fahrenheit – David Paich, Jeff Porcaro, Joseph Williams
  7. Somewhere Tonight – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Jeff Porcaro
  8. Could This Be Love – David Paich, Joseph Williams, Fergie Frederiksen
  9. Lea – Steve Porcaro
  10. Don’t Stop Me Now – Steve Lukather, David Paich

In August 1982.

In August 1982, “Warner Bros” label released “If That’s What It Takes”, the debut Michael McDonald studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio”; “Sunset Sound Recorders” and “Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Michael McDonald – lead vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Willie Weeks, Louis Johnson, Mike Porcaro – bass
  • Steve Gadd, Jeff Porcaro – drums
  • Dean Parks, Steve Lukather, Robben Ford – guitar
  • Edgar Winter, Tom Scott – saxophone
  • Lenny Castro, Bobby LaKind, Paulinho Da Costa, Ted Templeman – percussion
  • Greg Phillinganes – piano, clavinet
  • Greg Phillinganes – organ
  • Michael McDonald, Greg Phillinganes, Michael Omartian – Fender Rhodes
  • Michael Boddicker – synthesizer
  • Tom Scott – lyricon
  • Ed Sanford, Maureen McDonald,  Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, Brenda Russell, Kathy Walker, Amy Holland – background vocals
  • Ken Deane, Bobby Hata, Lee Herschberg, James Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett, Steve McManus – engineer
  • Lee Herschberg, James Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett – overdub engineer
  • Lee Herschberg – mixing
  • Bobby Hata – mastering
  • Jerry Hey – horn arrangements
  • Marty Paich – string arrangements
  • Paul Mederios – keyboard technician
  • Joan Parker, Kathy Walker, Vicki Fortson – production coordinator
  • Jeff Adamoff – art direction, design
  • Jim Shea – photography
  • Irving Azoff – direction

Track listing:

  1. Playin’ by the Rules – Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford
  2. I Keep Forgetting – Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  3. Love Lies – Michael McDonald, Randy Goodrum
  4. I Gotta Try – Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins
  5. I Can Let Go Now – Michael McDonald
  6. That’s Why – McDonald, Randy Goodrum
  7. If That’s What It Takes – Michael McDonald, Jackie De Shannon
  8. No Such Luck – Michael McDonald, Grady Walker, Harry Garfield
  9. Losin’ End – Michael McDonald
  10. Believe in It – Michael McDonald

In March 1975.

In March 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “I’ll Play for You” the seventh Seals & Crofts studio album. It was recorded 1974-1975, and was produced by Louie Shelton.

Personnel:

  • Jim Seals– vocals, guitar, banjo
  • Dash Crofts– vocals, acoustic and electric mandolins, mandola
  • Louie Shelton– guitar, banjo
  • Ovid Stevens – slide guitar
  • Jack Lenz – keyboards, flute
  • David Paich– keyboards
  • Wilton Felder– bass
  • Mike Porcaro– bass
  • Ed Greene– drums
  • Jim Varley – drums
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • Antoine Dearborn – percussion
  • Gene Capriano, Bob Crosby, Jim Horn, Steve Leeds, and Henry Sigismonti – reeds
  • Larry Ford, Paul Hubinon, Ron King, and Bobby Shew– trumpet
  • Dick “Slyde” Hyde, John Leys, and Lew McCreary – trombone
  • Joe Bogan and Tom Knox – engineers
  • Marcus Joseph – 2nd engineer
  • Ivan Nagy – photography
  • Robert Lockart – art direction and design

Track listing:

All tracks by James Seals and Dash Crofts, except where noted.

  1. I’ll Play for You
  2. Golden Rainbow – James Seals, Dash Crofts, Roger Johnson, Bobby Lichtig, Jim Varley
  3. Castles in the Sand
  4. Blue Bonnet Nation
  5. Ugly City
  6. Wayland the Rabbit
  7. Freaks Fret
  8. Truth Is But a Woman
  9. Fire and Vengeance

On May 17, 1988.

In the City of Angels

On May 17, 1988, “Columbia” label released “In the City of Angels”, the fifth Jon Anderson solo album. It was recorded 1988, at “Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, and was produced by Stewart Levine.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson- vocals, harp, drums, percussion
  • Steve Lukather- guitar
  • Steve Porcaro- keyboard programming
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Mike Porcaro- bass
  • David Paich- keyboards, orchestration
  • Joseph Williams- backing vocals
  • Larry Williams – keyboards, programming
  • John Robinson – drums
  • Paul Jackson Jr.- guitar
  • Jimmy Haslip- bass
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • Dann Huff- guitar
  • Michael Landau- guitar
  • Marc Russo – saxophone
  • Paulinho Da Costa- percussion
  • Gordon Peeke – drum programming
  • Don Freeman – keyboards
  • Jerry Hey- trumpet
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr.- sax, trombone
  • Kim Hutchcroft – sax
  • Rhett Lawrence- keyboards, programming
  • The Cathedral Choir – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Hold on to Love – Jon Anderson, Lamont Dozier
  2. If It Wasn’t for Love (Oneness Family) – Jon Anderson
  3. Sundancing (For the Hopi/Navajo Energy) – Jon Anderson
  4. Is It Me – Jon Anderson, Rhett Lawrence
  5. In a Lifetime – Jon Anderson, Lamont Dozier
  6. For You – Jon Anderson, David Paich
  7. New Civilization – Jon Anderson, Don Freeman, Gordon Peeke
  8. It’s On Fire – Jon Anderson, Don Freeman
  9. Betcha – Jon Anderson, Don Rhett Lawrence
  10. Top of the World (The Glass Bead Game) – Jon Anderson, David Paich
  11. Hurry Home (Song from The Pleiades) – Jon Anderson

 

On April 8, 1983.

Toto_IV

On April 8, 1983, “Columbia” label released “Toto IV”, the fourth Toto studio album. It was recorded 1981—82 at “Sunset Sound” and “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles,  “Hogg Manorin” in  Sherman Oaks, California , “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Bobby Kimball, Steve Lukather, David Paich. Jeff Porcaro, David Hungate and Steve Porcaro. In 1983, the album won six “Grammy Awards including “Album of the Year”, “Producer of the Year” for the band, and “Record of the Year” for “Rosanna”.

Personnel:

  • David Paich- keyboards, orchestral arrangements, lead and backing vocals, horn arrangements
  • Steve Lukather- guitar, lead and backing vocals, piano
  • Bobby Kimball- lead and backing vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums, percussion, xylophone, tympani
  • Steve Porcaro- keyboards, lead vocals
  • David Hungate– bass guitar
  • James Newton Howard- strings, arranger, conductor, orchestral arrangements
  • Tom Scott– saxophone
  • Lenny Castro- percussion, conga
  • Joe Porcaro– percussion
  • Ralph Dyck – synthesizer and synthesizer programming
  • Martyn Ford – strings
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Jerry Hey- trumpet and horn arrangements
  • James Pankow– trombone
  • Jim Horn- saxophone, recorders
  • Tom Kelly- backing vocals
  • Marty Paich- orchestral arrangements
  • Roger Linn- synthesizer programming
  • Mike Porcaro– cello
  • Timothy B. Schmit- backing vocals
  • Greg Ladanyi– engineer
  • Jon Smith – saxophone
  • Doug Sax- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Rosanna – David Paich
  2. Make Believe – David Paich
  3. I Won’t Hold You Back – Steve Lukather
  4. Good for You – Bobby Kimball, Steve Lukather
  5. It’s a Feeling – Steve Porcaro
  6. Afraid of Love – Steve Lukather, David Paich, Jeff Porcaro
  7. Lovers in the Night – David Paich
  8. We Made It – David Paich, Jeff Porcaro
  9. Waiting for Your Love – Bobby Kimball, David Paich
  10. Africa – David Paich, Jeff Porcaro