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On July 9, 1995.

On July 9, 1995, “Arista” label “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?”, the thirtieth Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – May 1995,at “The Automatt” in San Francisco, “The Plant Recording Studios” in Sausalito, “United Sound Systems” in Detroit, “Right Track Recording” and “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Aretha Franklin, David A. Stewart and  Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards
  • Preston Glass– backing vocals, keyboards, keyboard vibes
  • Peter Wolf– lead vocals
  • Nat Adderley Jr.– keyboards
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer
  • Annie Lennox– lead vocals, keyboards
  • David A. Stewart– keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Benmont Tench– Hammond organ
  • Corrado Rustici– guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Ray Gomez – guitar solo
  • Doc Powell– guitar
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitar
  • Carlos Santana– guitar solo
  • Randy Jackson– synth bass, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Nathan East– bass guitar
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, percussion, acoustic piano, keyboards
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Shelly Yakus – drums
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Gigi Gonaway– tambourine
  • The Santana Rhythm Section– percussion
  • Andy Narell – steel drums
  • Clarence Clemons– saxophone
  • Paul Riser– string arrangements
  • Dizzy Gillespie– trumpet solo
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Carolyn Franklin– backing vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap– backing vocals
  • Vicki Randle– backing vocals
  • Sylvester– backing vocals
  • Jeanie Tracy – backing vocals
  • Martha Wash– backing vocals
  • Laundon Von Hendricks – backing vocals
  • Nikita Germaine – backing vocals
  • The Charles Williams Singers – choir
  • Craig Thomas – backing vocals
  • Karen Benington – backing vocals
  • Sandra Feva – backing vocals
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Sephra Herman – production coordination
  • Clive Davis– executive producer
  • Don Smith – engineer, mixing
  • Josh Abbey – engineer
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Adam Williams – engineer
  • Jay Willis – assistant engineer
  • Moira Marquis – second engineer
  • Ray Pyle – second engineer
  • Paul Hamingson – second engineer
  • Gordon Logan – second engineer
  • Dominick Celani – assistant engineer
  • Dana Chappelle – second engineer
  • Tim Crich – second engineer
  • Maureen Droney – second engineer
  • Michael Brauer – additional mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Stephen Marcussen– original mastering
  • David A. Stewart – mixing
  • John Pinderhughes – photography
  • Donn Davenport – art direction
  • Artis Lane – painting

Track listing:

  1. Freeway of Love – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  2. Another Night – Beppe Cantarelli, Roy Freeland
  3. Sweet Bitter Love – Van McCoy
  4. Who’s Zoomin’ Who – Aretha Franklin, Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  5. Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart
  6. Until You Say You Love Me – Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden
  7. Ain’t Nobody Ever Loved You – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  8. Push – Jeffrey E. Cohen, Narada Michael Walden
  9. Integrity – Aretha Franklin
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On May 18, 1989.

On May 18, 1989, “Warner Bros” label released “Nearly Human”, the twelve Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded June 1988 – February 1989, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley and “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, arranger, artwork, typography
  • Brent Bourgeois– keyboards
  • Larry Tagg – bass guitar
  • Jimmy Pugh – Hammond organ
  • Roger Powell – synthesizer
  • Lyle Workman– guitar
  • Scott Mathews– vocals
  • Bobby Womack- vocals
  • Narada Michael Walden– choirmaster
  • Clarence Clemons- backing vocals
  • Byron Allred – keyboards
  • Michael Pluznick- congas, shekere and percussion
  • Paul Shaghoian – trumpet
  • Mike Rose – trumpet
  • John Tenney – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren, except where noted.

  1. The Want of a Nail
  2. The Waiting Game
  3. Parallel Lines
  4. Two Little Hitlers – Elvis Costello
  5. Can’t Stop Running
  6. Unloved Children
  7. Fidelity
  8. Feel It – Todd Rundgren, The Tubes, Vince Welnick
  9. Hawking
  10. I Love my Life

 

On April 27, 1989.

On April 27, 1989, “Arista” label released “Through the Storm”, the thirty-second Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Narada Michael Walden, Walter Afanasieff, Arif Mardin, Joe Mardin and Aretha Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– lead and backing vocals, piano, vocal engineer
  • James Brown – lead vocals
  • Elton John– lead vocals
  • Four Tops– lead and backing vocals
  • Whitney Houston– lead vocals
  • Walter Afanasieff– keyboards, synthesizer, programming
  • Kitty Beethoven – backing vocals
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Margaret Branch – backing vocals
  • Mike Davis – trombone
  • George Devens – percussion
  • David Foster– piano, Fender Rhodes, synthesizer
  • Siedah Garrett– backing vocals
  • Kenny G– saxophone
  • Greg Gigi Gonaway– cymbal
  • Louis Johnson– bass guitar
  • Reggie Griffin – guitar
  • Kenneth Hitchcock – baritone saxophone
  • Yogi Horton– drums
  • Liz Jackson – backing vocals
  • Skyler Jett – backing vocals
  • Melisa Kary – backing vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – backing vocals
  • Edie Lehman – backing vocals
  • Marti McCall – backing vocals
  • Claytoven Richardson– backing vocals
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Ren Klyce– programming, additional keyboards
  • Jerry Knight – bass guitar
  • Robbie Kondor – synthesizer, piano
  • Steve Kroon – percussion
  • Sammy Merendino – electronic drums
  • David Paich– piano
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Marc Russo– saxophone
  • Corrado Rustici – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • “Bongo” Bob Smith – programming
  • Kent Smith – trumpet
  • Andy Snitzer – tenor saxophone
  • Narada Michael Walden– ,arrangements, electronic drums, sequencer, synthesizer
  • Aaron Zigman– keyboards, bass vocals
  • Lincoln Clapp – engineer
  • David Frazer – engineer
  • Rod Hui – recording, mixing
  • Mike Lacopelli – recording, vocal recording
  • Darren Klein – engineer, mixing
  • Arif Mardin– arrangements
  • Joe Mardin– programming, sequencer, recording, mixing
  • Peter Max – front and back cover art
  • Norman Parkinson – photography
  • Marlene Cohen – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Gimme Your Love – Narada Michael Walden, Jeffrey Cohen
  2. Mercy – Siedah Garrett, Glen Ballard
  3. He’s the Boy – Aretha Franklin
  4. It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  5. Through the Storm – Albert Hammond, Diane Warren
  6. Think (1989) – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
  7. Come to Me – Willard Eugene Price
  8. If Ever a Love There Was – Pamela Phillips Oland, Todd Cerney

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled Jaco Pastorius album. It was recorded in October 1975, at “Camp Colomby Studios”; “Columbia Recording Studios C&B” in New York City and was produced by Bobby Colomby.

Personnel:

  • Jaco Pastorius – electric bass
  • Don Alias– congas, bongos, percussion, okonkoko iya, afuche
  • Herbie Hancock- clavinet, Fender Rhodes, electric piano, piano
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums
  • Sam Moore, Dave Prater– vocals
  • Randy Brecker, Ron Tooley – trumpet
  • Peter Graves – bass trombone
  • David Sanborn- alto sax
  • Michael Brecker- tenor sax
  • Howard Johnson- baritone sax
  • Alex Darqui – Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Lenny White, Bobby Economou – drums
  • David Nadien, Harry Lookofsky, Paul Gershman, Joe Malin, Harry Cykman, Harold Kohon, Matthew Raimondi, Max Pollinkoff, Arnold Black – violin
  • Stewart Clarke, Manny Vardi, Julian Barber, Al Brown – viola
  • Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore, Beverly Lauridsen, Alan Shulman– cello
  • Michael Gibbs- string arrangement
  • Wayne Shorter- soprano sax
  • Othello Molineaux – steel drums
  • Leroy Williams – steel drums
  • Peter Gordon – French horn
  • Hubert Laws- piccolo, flute
  • Richard Davis– bass
  • Homer Mensch– bass
  • Michael Gibbs- string arrangement, conductor

Track listing:
All tracks by Jaco Pastorius, except where noted.

  1. Donna Lee – Miles Davis
  2. Come On, Come Over – Jaco Pastorius, Bob Herzog
  3. Continuum
  4. Kuru/Speak Like a Child – Jaco Pastorius, Herbie Hancock
  5. Portrait of Tracy
  6. Opus Pocus
  7. Okonkolé Y Trompa – Jaco Pastorius, Don Alias
  8. (Used to Be a) Cha-Cha
  9. Forgotten Love

 

In June 1979.

In June 1979, “E.G.” label released “Exposure”, the debut Robert Fripp solo album. It was recorded June 1977–January 1979, and was produced by Robert Fripp.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp– guitars, Frippertronics, voice
  • Daryl Hall– vocals, piano
  • Terre Roche– vocals
  • Peter Hammill– vocals
  • Peter Gabriel– vocals, piano
  • Brian Eno– synthesizer, voice
  • Barry Andrews– organ
  • Sid McGinnis– rhythm and pedal steel guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Jerry Marotta– drums
  • Narada Michael Walden, Phil Collins – drums
  • Edith Fripp, Mrs. Evelyn Harris, J.G. Bennett, Shivapuri Baba – voice
  • Ed Sprigg – engineer
  • Steve Short – engineer
  • Chris Stein– design, photography
  • Amos Poe– VTR imagery
  • Mary Lou Green – hair

Track listing:

  1. Preface – Robert Fripp
  2. You Burn Me Up I’m a Cigarette – Daryl Hall, Robert Fripp
  3. Breathless – Robert Fripp
  4. Disengage – Peter Hammill, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  5. North Star – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  6. Chicago – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  7. NY3 – Robert Fripp
  8. Mary – Daryl Hall, Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  9. Exposure – Peter Gabriel, Robert Fripp
  10. Hååden Two – Robert Fripp
  11. Urban Landscape – Robert Fripp
  12. I May Not Have Had Enough of Me but I’ve Had Enough of You – Joanna Walton, Robert Fripp
  13. First Inaugural Address to the I.A.C.E. Sherborne House – G. Bennett
  14. Water Music I – Robert Fripp, G. Bennett
  15. Here Comes the Flood – Peter Gabriel
  16. Water Music II – Robert Fripp
  17. Postscript – Robert Fripp

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Epic” label released “Wired”, the third Jeff Beck solo album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, and was produced by George Martin, Chris Bond and Jan Hammer. The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Beck– guitars
  • Max Middleton– clavinet, Fender Rhodes
  • Jan Hammer– synthesizer, drums
  • Wilbur Bascomb– bass
  • Narada Michael Walden– drums, piano
  • Richard Bailey – drums
  • Ed Greene– second drum kit
  • Pete Henderson, Dennis McKay, John Mills, John Arias –engineers
  • Geoff Emerick– mixing engineer

Track listing:

  1. Led Boots – Max Middleton
  2. Come Dancing – Narada Michael Walden
  3. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Charles MIngus
  4. Head for Backstage Pass – Wilbur Bascomb,Andy Clark
  5. Blue Wind – Jan Hammer
  6. Sophie – Narada Michael Walden
  7. Play With Me – Narada Michael Walden
  8. Love Is Green – Narada Michael Walden

On June 3, 1997.

On June 3, 1997, “Virgin” label released “Junction Seven”, the seventh Steve Winwood studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Netherturkdonic Studios” in Gloucestershire, England, “Tarpan Studios” in San Raphael, California, “Le Crib” in New York City, “A&M Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Steve Winwood and Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood– vocals, guitars, Hammond B-3 organ, synth sax solo,  clavinet, organ, acoustic piano, claves, keyboards, horn arrangement, percussion
  • Michael McEvoy – keyboards, synth vibes, acoustic piano, bass guitar, dobro, drum programming, bass programming, synth strings
  • Narada Michael Walden– bass guitar, drums, keyboards, drum programming, percussion, Hammond B-3 bass, synthesizer, organ, cymbals, synth bass
  • Frank Martin – keyboards, programming, bass
  • Jimi Fischer – wah wah guitar, drum programming, bass guitar, guitar
  • Vernon “Ice” Black – guitar
  • Lenny Kravitz– guitar
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • José Neto– acoustic & nylon electric guitars
  • Gary Brown – bass guitar
  • Marc Van Wageningen – bass guitar
  • Myron Dove – bass guitar
  • Greg “Gigi” Gonaway – percussion, MIDIdrums
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.– percussion, drums
  • Walfredo Reyes, Sr.– percussion, timbales
  • Daniel Reyes– congas
  • Jerry Hey– string arrangements, conductor, trumpet, horn arrangement
  • Nathan Rubin – concertmaster
  • Marc Russo– saxophone
  • Wayne Wallace – trombone
  • Rebeca Mauleón-Santana – acoustic piano, horn arrangement
  • Melecio Magdaluyo – saxophone
  • Louis Fasman – trumpet
  • Bill Ortiz – trumpet
  • Jeff Cressman – trombone
  • Eugenia Winwood – spoken word
  • Des’ree– vocals
  • Background vocals – Tony Lindsey, Nikita Germaine, Skyler Jett, Tina Gibson, Annie Stocking, Claytoven Richardson, Sandy Griffith, Simone Sauphanor, Ruby Turner
  • Party people – Tony Lindsey, Nikita Germaine, Skyler Jett, Annie Stocking, Tina Gibson
  • Production administrator – Tony DeFranco
  • Production coordinators – Janice Lee, Cherice Miller, Shiloh Hobel, Kulan Kevin Walden.
  • Recorded and mixed by David Frazer
  • Second Engineer – Mick Dolan
  • MIDIand assistant engineer – Jeff Gray
  • Additional engineers – Jim Labinski, Marc “Elvis” Reyburn, Gary Tole, Andy Davies
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen
  • Creative director, project manager – Eugenia Winwood
  • Photography – Annie Leibovitz

Track listing:

  1. Spy in the House of Love – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi
  2. Angel of Mercy – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi
  3. Just Wanna Have Some Fun – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden
  4. Let Your Love Come Down – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  5. Real Love – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood
  6. Fill Me Up – Stevie Winwood, Eugenia Winwood
  7. Gotta Get Back to My Baby – Stevie Winwood, Eugenia Winwood
  8. Someone Like You – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood
  9. Family Affair – Sylvester Stewart
  10. Plenty Lovin – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden
  11. Lord of the Street – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi