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On June 19, 2007.

On June 19, 2007, “Island” label released “Lost Highway”, the tenth Bon Jovi studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, and was produced by Dann Huff, John Shanks and Desmond Child. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI Austria”, 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.


  • Jon Bon Jovi- lead vocals, background vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Richie Sambora- electric guitar, background vocals
  • Tico Torres- drums, percussion
  • David Bryan- keyboards, background vocals
  • Hugh McDonald- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Big & Rich– vocals
  • John Catchings – cello
  • Daniel Chase – keyboards, programming
  • Dan Dugmore- pedal steel guitar
  • Paul Franklin- pedal steel guitar
  • Carl Gorodetzky – violin
  • Kurt Johnston – pedal steel guitar
  • Charlie Judge – conductor, programming, string arrangements, synthesizer
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel guitar
  • Hillary Lindsey- background vocals
  • Carole Rabinowitz-Neuen – cello
  • LeAnn Rimes– vocals
  • Pam Sixfin – violin
  • Kris Wilkinson – viola

Track listing:

  1. Lost Highway – Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora; John Shanks
  2. Summertime – Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora; John Shanks
  3. (You Want To) Make a Memory – Jon Bon Jovi; Richie Sambora; Desmond Child
  4. Whole Lot of Leavin’ – Jon Bon Jovi; John Shanks
  5. We Got It Going On – Jon Bon Jovi; Richie Sambora; Kenny Alphin; John Rich
  6. Any Other Day – Jon Bon Jovi; Richie Sambora; Gordie Sampson
  7. Seat Next to You – Jon Bon Jovi; Richie Sambora; Hillary Lindsey
  8. Everybody’s Broken – Jon Bon Jovi; Billy Falcon
  9. Till We Ain’t Strangers Anymore – Jon Bon Jovi; Richie Sambora; Brett James
  10. The Last Night – Jon Bon Jovi; Richie Sambora; John Shanks
  11. One Step Closer – Jon Bon Jovi; Richie Sambora; John Shanks
  12. I Love This Town – Jon Bon Jovi; Richie Sambora; Billy Falcon



On September 10, 1991.


On September 10, 1991, “Vertigo” label released “On Every Street”, the sixth and final Dire Straits studio album. It was recorded November 1990 – May 1991, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Mark Knopfler and Alan Clark. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Finland by Musiikkituottajat; Diamond in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 4 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; 4 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”: 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI” and Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnelark Knopfler– vocals, guitar

  • John Illsley– bass
  • Alan Clark– organ, piano, synthesizer
  • Guy Fletcher– synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Chris White– flute, saxophone
  • Danny Cummings– percussion
  • Paul Franklin– pedal steel guitar, acoustic lap steel
  • Vince Gill– guitar, backing vocals
  • Manu Katché– percussion, drums
  • George Martin– conductor, string arrangements
  • Phil Palmer– guitar
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Chuck Ainlay– engineer
  • Bill Schnee– engineer
  • Steve Orchard – assistant engineer
  • Jack Joseph Puig– assistant engineer
  • Andy Strange – assistant engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– mixing
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Jo Motta – project coordinator
  • Paul Williams – photography
  • Sutton Cooper – design
  • Paul Cummins – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler.

  1. Calling Elvis
  2. On Every Street
  3. When it Comes to You
  4. Fade to Black
  5. The Bug
  6. You and Your Friend
  7. Heavy Fuel
  8. Iron Hand
  9. Ticket to Heaven
  10. My Parties
  11. Planet of new Orleans
  12. How Long

On April 24, 2006.

All the road running

On April 24, 2006, “Mercury” label released “All the Roadrunning”, album by Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris. It was recorded 1998 – 2005, and was produced by Mark Knopfler and Chuck Ainlay.


  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • Emmylou Harris– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Richard Bennett– guitar
  • Jim Cox – keyboards
  • Guy Fletcher– keyboards
  • Dan Dugmore– acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, six-string bass
  • Paul Franklin– pedal steel guitar
  • Glenn Duncan – fiddle, mandolin
  • Steve Conn – accordion
  • Billy Ware – triangle
  • Glenn Worf– bass
  • Chad Cromwell– drums
  • Danny Cummings– drums
  • Jim Horn and The Memphis Horns– horns
  • Chuck Ainlay– recording engineer, mixing
  • Guy Fletcher – recording engineer
  • Mark Kapps – recording engineer
  • John Saylor – assistant recording engineer
  • Mark Ralston – assistant recording engineer
  • Rupert Coulson – mixing assistant
  • Graham Meek – technical support
  • Maria Verel – hair and makeup for Ms. Harris
  • Fabio Iovino – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler, except where noted.

  1. Beachcombing
  2. I Dug Up a Diamond
  3. This is Us
  4. Red Steggerwing
  5. Rollin’ On
  6. Love and Happiness – Emmylou Harris, Kimmie Rhodes
  7. Right Now
  8. Donkey Town
  9. Belle Star – Emmylou Harris
  10. Beyond My Wildest Dreams
  11. All the Roadrunning
  12. Is This Goodbye

On March 26, 1996.

Golden Heart

On March 26, 1996, “Vertigo” label released “Golden Heart”, the debut Mark Knopfler solo studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1996, at “Emerald Sound Studios”,”Javelina Recording Studios”, “AIR Studios” and  “Windmill Lane Studios”, and was produced by Mark Knopfler and Chuck Ainlay. The album reached the top ten position on album charts in Austria, Belgium, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom


  • Mark Knopfler– guitar, vocals
  • Richard Bennett– acoustic guitar, guitar, tiplé
  • Sonny Landreth– National steel guitar, backing vocals
  • Don Potter– acoustic guitar
  • Paul Franklin– pedal steel guitar
  • Derek Bell– Irish harp
  • Paul Brady– whistle
  • Seán Keane– violin
  • Dónal Lunny– bouzouki
  • Máirtín O’Connor– accordion
  • Liam O’Flynn– uilleann pipes
  • Steve Conn – accordion
  • Jo-El Sonnier– accordion
  • Michael Doucet– fiddle
  • Matt Rollings– piano
  • Barry Beckett– piano
  • Hargus “Pig” Robbins– piano
  • Bill Cuomo – Hammond organ
  • Guy Fletcher– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steve Nathan – Hammond organ), keyboards
  • Paul Moore – bass (13), string bass
  • Michael Rhodes – bass
  • Glenn Worf– bass, string bass
  • Eddie Bayers– drums
  • Robbie Casserly – drums
  • Chad Cromwell– drums
  • Danny Cummings– backing vocal, percussion
  • Terry McMillan– djembe
  • Billy Ware – triangle
  • Brendan Croker– backing vocals
  • Vince Gill– backing vocals
  • Chuck Ainlay–  engineer, mixing
  • Brian Masterson – engineer
  • Graham Lewis – assistant engineer, mixing assistant
  • Denny Purcell – mastering
  • Jonathan Russell – mastering assistant
  • David Scheinmann – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler.

  1. Darling Pretty
  2. Imelda
  3. Golden Heart
  4. No Can Do
  5. Vic and Ray
  6. Don’t You Get It
  7. A Night in Summer Long Ago
  8. Cannibals
  9. I’m the Fool
  10. Je Suis Désolé
  11. Rüdiger
  12. Nobody’s Got the Gun
  13. Done with Bonaparte
  14. Are We in Trouble Now

On March 5, 1986.

Steve Earl - Guitar Townjpg

On March 5, 1986, “MCA” label released “Guitar Town”, the debut Steve Earle album. It was recorded 1985 -1986, at “Sound Stage Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Emory Gordy, Jr., Tony Brown and Richard Bennett.


  • Steve Earle– guitar, vocals
  • Bucky Baxter– pedal steel guitar, guitar
  • Richard Bennett– guitar, 6-string bass, slap bass
  • Ken Moore – organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Emory Gordy, Jr.– bass, mandolin
  • Harry Stinson – drums, vocals
  • Reno Kling – bass
  • Michael McAdam – guitar
  • Paul Franklin– pedal steel guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis– synthesizer, piano
  • Steve Nathan – synthesizer

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Earle, except where noted.

  1. Guitar Town
  2. Goodbye’s All We’ve Got Left
  3. Hillbilly Highway – Steve Earle, Jimbeau Hinson
  4. Good Ol’ Boy (Gettin’ Tough) – Steve Earle, Richard Bennett
  5. My Old Friend the Blues
  6. Someday
  7. Think It Over – Richard Bennett, Steve Earle
  8. Fearless Heart
  9. Little Rock ‘n’ Roller
  10. Down the Road – Tony Brown, Steve Earle, Jimbeau Hinson