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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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In November 1978.

In November 1978, “EMI” label released “Sanctuary”, the eighth J. Geils Band studio album. It was recorded in 1978, at “Longview Farms” in North Brookfield, Massachusetts, “Record Plant Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Seth Justman and Joseph Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf– vocals
  • John Geils– guitar
  • Magic Dick– harmonica
  • Seth Justman– vocals, keyboards
  • Danny Klein– bass
  • Stephen Bladd – vocals, drums
  • Paula Bisacca – layout design
  • David Brown, David Hewitt, Jon Mathias, Kooster McAllister, Frank Pavlich, David Thoener – engineer
  • Jesse Henderson, Jon Mathias – assistant engineer
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • Joe Brescio, Elliot Federman – mastering
  • Mike Ragogna – project director
  • David Richman – production coordionator
  • Seth Justman – arranger
  • Alen MacWeeney, Rob Van Petten – photography
  • John Tobler – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Seth Justman and Peter Wolf, except where noted.

  1. I Could Hurt You
  2. One Last Kiss
  3. Take it Back
  4. Sanctuary
  5. Teresa
  6. Wild Man
  7. I Can’t Believe You
  8. I Don’t Hang Around Much Anymore
  9. Just Can’t Stop Me

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Reprise” label released “GP”, the debut Gram Parsons solo album. It was recorded September – October 1972, at “Wally Heider Studio 4” in Hollywood, and was produced by Gram Parsons and Ric Grech.

Personnel:

  • Gram Parsons– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Emmylou Harris– vocals
  • Barry Tashian– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ric Grech– bass guitar
  • John Conrad – bass
  • Ronnie Tutt, John Guerin, Sam Goldstein – drums
  • Glen D. Hardin– piano, organ, bandleader
  • James Burton– electric guitar, Dobro
  • Al Perkins, Buddy Emmons– pedal steel guitar
  • Byron Berline– fiddle
  • Alan Munde– banjo
  • Ron Hicklin, Tom Bahler, Mitch Gordon, Lewis Morford – backing vocals
  • Hal Battiste – baritone saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Gram Parsons, except where noted.

  1. Still Feeling Blue
  2. We’ll Sweep Out the Ashes in the Morning – Joyce Allsup
  3. A Song for You
  4. Streets of Baltimore – Tompall Glaser, Harlan Howard
  5. She – Gram Parsons, Chris Ethridge
  6. That’s All It Took – Darrell Edwards, Charlotte Grier, George Jones
  7. The New Soft Shoe
  8. Kiss the Children – Ric Grech
  9. Cry One More Time – Peter Wolf, Seth Justman
  10. How Much I’ve Lied – Gram Parsons
  11. Big Mouth Blues

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “Atlantic” label released “Ladies Invited”, the fifth The J. Geils Band album. It was recorded in 1973, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf- lead vocals
  • Geils- guitar
  • Magic Dick- harmonica
  • Seth Justman- keyboards
  • Danny Klein- bass
  • Stephen Bladd – drums
  • Engineers: Allan Blazek, Bill Szymczyk
  • Mastering: Zal Schreiber
  • Special assistance: Juke Joint Jimmy
  • Design: Ira Friedlander, Douglas T. Slade
  • Cover design: Antonio, Douglas T. Slade
  • Photography: Robert Agriopoulos
  • Illustrations: Antonio

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman.

  1. Did You No Wrong
  2. I Can’t Go On
  3. Lay Your Good Thing Down
  4. That’s Why I’m Thinking of You
  5. No Doubt About It
  6. The Lady Makes Demands
  7. My Baby Don’t Love Me
  8. Diddyboppin’
  9. Take a Chance (On Romance)
  10. Chimes

In March 1987.

In March 1987, “EMI America” label released “Come as You Are”, the second Peter Wolf solo album. It was recorded 1986-1987, at “Syncro Sound” in Boston, and was produced by Peter Wolf and Eric Thorngren.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf – vocals, background vocals
  • Bobby Chouinard – drums
  • Jeff Golub- guitar
  • Jim Gregory – bass
  • Lonnie Groves – background vocals
  • Arno Hecht – horn
  • Victor LeComer – keyboard
  • Tom Mandel- keyboard
  • Skip McDonald- guitar
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Frank Simms- background vocals
  • George Simms – background vocals
  • John Songdahl – keyboards
  • Bird Taylor – background vocals
  • Buck Taylor – background vocals
  • John Turi – horn
  • Doug Wimbish– bass
  • Engineer: Eric “ET” Thorngren
  • Mixing: Eric “ET” Thorngren
  • Mixing assistant: Marc Cobrin
  • Mastering: Jack Skinner
  • Studio assistant: Gary Wright
  • Art direction: Henry Marquez, Janet Perr
  • Album design: Janet Perr
  • Photography: Annie Leibovitz

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Get Started – Peter Wolf
  2. Love on Ice – Peter Wolf, Timothy S. Mayer
  3. Thick as Thieves – Peter Wolf, Timothy S.Mayer
  4. Blue Avenue – Peter Wolf, Timothy S.Mayer, Carin Goldberg
  5. Wind Me Up – Peter Wolf
  6. Come as You Are – Peter Wolf, Timothy S.Mayer
  7. Flame of Love – Peter Wolf
  8. Mamma Said – Peter Wolf, Michael Jonzun
  9. Magic Moon – Peter Wolf
  10. 2 Lane – Peter Wolf
  11. Run Silent Run Deep – Peter Wolf, Timothy S.Mayer

 

 

On September 17, 1979.

joes_garage

On September 17, 1979, “Zappa Records” label released “Joe’s Garage”, 28th and 29th, Frank Zappa albums. The First Zappa’s rock opera was originally released as two separate studio albums, and in 1987, remastered and reissued as a triple album box set, “Joe’s Garage, Acts I, II & III”. It was recorded March — June 1979, at “Village Recorders B” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel:

  • Frank Zappa– lead guitar, vocals
  • Warren Cuccurullo– rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Denny Walley – slide guitar, vocals
  • Ike Willis– lead vocals
  • Peter Wolf– keyboards
  • Tommy Mars– keyboards
  • Arthur Barrow– bass, guitar, vocals
  • Patrick O’Hearn– bass
  • Ed Mann– percussion, vocals
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums, combustible vapors, optometric abandon
  • Jeff (Jeff Hollie) – tenor sax
  • Marginal Chagrin (Earle Dumler) – baritone sax
  • Stumuk (Bill Nugent) – bass sax
  • Dale Bozzio– vocals
  • Al Malkin – vocals
  • Craig Steward – harmonica

The Cast

  • Frank Zappa – Central Scrutinizer, Larry, L. Ron Hoover, Father Riley & Buddy Jones
  • Ike Willis – Joe
  • Dale Bozzio – Mary
  • Denny Walley – Mrs. Borg
  • Al Malkin – Officer Butzis
  • Warren Cuccurullo & Ed Mann – Sy Borg
  • Terry Bozzio– Bald-Headed John
  • The Utility Muffin Research Kitchen Chorus – Al Malkin, Warren Cucurullo, Dale Bozzio, Geordie Hormel, Barbara Issak & most of the people who work at Village Recorders

Production staff

  • Ferenc Dobronyi – Cover Design
  • Steve Alsberg – Project Coordinator
  • Joe Chiccarelli– Engineer, Mixing, Recording
  • Norman Seeff – Photography, Cover Photo
  • John Williams – Artwork
  • Steve Nye– Remixing
  • Mick Glossop – Remixing
  • Stan Ricker – Mastering
  • Jack Hunt – Mastering
  • Thomas Nordegg – Assistant
  • Tom Cummings – Assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa.

Act I

  1. The Central Scrutinizer
  2. Joe’s Garage
  3. Catholic Girls
  4. Crew Slut
  5. Wet T-Shirt Nite
  6. Toad-O Line
  7. Why Does It Hurt When I Pee?
  8. Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up
  9. Scrutinizer Postlude

Act II

  1. A Token of My Extreme
  2. Stick It Out
  3. Sy Borg
  4. Dong Work for Yuda
  5. Keep it Greasy
  6. Outside Now

Act III

  1. He Used to Cut the Grass
  2. Packard Goose
  3. Watermelon in Easter Hay
  4. A Little Green Rosetta

 

 

On January 28, 1980.

 

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On January 28, 1980, “EMI” label released “Love Stinks” the eleventh album by The J. Geils Band. It was recorded in 1979, at the “Long View Farm” in Massachusetts, and was produced by Seth Justman.

Personnel:

  • Peter Wolf- vocals
  • John G. Geils- guitar
  • Seth Justman- keyboard, vocals
  • Danny Klein- bass
  • Magic Dick- harmonica, trumpet, chromatic harmonica
  • Stephen Bladd -percussion, drums, vocals
  • Seth Justman – arranger
  • Carin Goldberg – art direction
  • Carin Goldberg, Mark Handel – design
  • Cadence Industries Corp. – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Wolf and Seth Justman, except where noted

  1. Just Can’t Wait
  2. Come Back
  3. Takin’ You Down
  4. Night Time – Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein, Richard Gottehrer
  5. No Anchovies, Please
  6. Love Stinks
  7. Tryin’ Not to Think About It
  8. Desire (Please Don’t Turn Away)
  9. Till the Walls Come Tumblin’ Down