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In June 1988.

In June 1988, “Virgin” label released “Provision”, the third Scritti Politti album. It recorded 1987–1988 at “Minot Sound” in Atlantic, “Hit Factory”, “Right Track”, “Sorcerer Sound” in New York; “Britannia Row”, “AIR, Townhouse”, “Sarm West”, “Swan Yard” in London, and was produced by Green Gartside, David Gamson and John Potoker.

Personnel:

  • Green Gartside– vocals
  • David Gamson– Yamaha DX7, Yamaha TX816, Yamaha QX1, Oberheim Matrix 12, Sequential Circuits Prophet VS, Roland MKS-80, Roland MKS 50, Synclavier
  • Fred Maher– drums, Oberheim DMX, LinnDrum
  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Bashiri Johnson– percussion
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Dann Huff– guitar
  • John Mahoney – Synclavier
  • Joe Mennonna – saxophones
  • Jason Miles – keyboard programming
  • Marcus Miller– bass
  • Nick Moroch – guitar
  • Raymond Niznik – Synclavier
  • Kent Smith – horn
  • Andy Snitzer – saxophones
  • Roger Troutman– talk box
  • Mitch Corn – horn
  • Mark Stevens, B.J. Nelson, Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee, Rory Dodd, Diva Gray, Yogi Lee, Eric Troyer– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Green Gartside and David Gamson; except where noted.

  1. Boom! There She Was
  2. Overnite
  3. First Boy in This Town (Lovesick)
  4. All That We Are
  5. Best Thing Ever – Green Gartside, David Gamson, John Potoker
  6. Oh Patti (Don’t Feel Sorry for Loverboy)
  7. Bam Salute
  8. Sugar and Spice
  9. Philosophy Now
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On August 10, 1981.

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On August 10, 1981, “Philips” label released “Friday Night in San Francisco”, album by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucía. It was recorded Friday December 5, 1980, at “The Warfield” in San Francisco, and track “Guardian Angel” recorded on May 1981, at “Minot Sound” in White Plains, New York, and was produced by Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucía.

Personnel:

  • Al Di Meola– acoustic guitar
  • John McLaughlin– acoustic guitar
  • Paco de Lucía– acoustic guitar

Track listing:

  1. Mediterranean Sundance- Al Di Meola / Río Ancho – Paco de Lucía
  2. Short Tales of the Black Forest – Chick Corea
  3. Frevo Rasgado – Egberto Gismonti
  4. Fantasia Suite – Al Di Meola
  5. Guardian Angel – John McLaughlin