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In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Short Cut Draw Blood”, the third Jim Capaldi studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Smith, Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Jim Capaldi- vocals, drums, percussion, drum machine
  • Jess Roden – guitar
  • Paul Kossoff – guitar
  • Chris Spedding – guitar
  • Pete Carr – guitar
  • Ray Allen – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Winwood- guitar, organ, piano, bass, Mellotron, harpsichord
  • Chris Wood- flute
  • Remi Kabaka– drums, percussion
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick- piano, clavinet
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Rosko Gee – bass
  • Jean Roussel – piano
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitar, horn arrangements
  • Peter Yarrow- acoustic guitar
  • Barry Beckett- piano, organ
  • Rico Rodriguez – trombone
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, spoons
  • Muscle Shoals Horns- horns
  • Harry Robinson – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Goodbye Love
  2. It’s All Up to You
  3. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers
  5. Short Cut Draw Blood
  6. Living on a Marble
  7. Boy With A Problem
  8. Keep On Trying
  9. Seagull
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In March 1973.

In March 1973, “Epic” label released “Cosmic Wheels”, the tenth Donovan studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Donovan Leitch and Mickie Most.

Personnel:

  • Leslye Ash – vocals
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– keyboards
  • Tony Carr – percussion
  • Valerie Carrington – vocals
  • Clive Chaman– bass
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Nick Curtis – vocals
  • Donovan – guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Lesley Duncan– vocals
  • Jack Emblow – accordion
  • Julie Forsythe – vocals
  • Leslie Fyson – vocals
  • Peter Halling – violin
  • Jim Horn– saxophone
  • Bobby Keys– saxophone
  • John McCarthy – vocals
  • Cozy Powell– drums
  • Suzi Quatro– vocals
  • Chris Spedding– guitar
  • Gaynor Stewart – vocals
  • Jill Utting – vocals
  • Dennis Ball – bass
  • Alan White– drums
  • Cary Wilson – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Donovan Leitch.

  1. Cosmic Wheels
  2. Earth Sign Man
  3. Sleep
  4. Maria Magenta
  5. Wild Witch Lady
  6. The Music Makers
  7. The Intergalactic Laxative
  8. I Like You
  9. Only the Blues
  10. Appearances

On June 30, 1986.

Eurythmics_-_Revenge

On June 30, 1986, “RCA” label released “Revenge”, the sixth Eurythmics album. It was recorded July 1985 – May 1986, and was produced by David A. Stewart. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada” and 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Annie Lennox- vocals, percussion, keyboard
  • Dave Stewart- guitar, keyboard, programming, vocals
  • Jon Bavin – keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Phil Chen- bass guitar
  • Gully – synthesizer, noise
  • Joniece Jamison- vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Kamen- strings, conductor, orchestration
  • John McKenzie- bass guitar
  • Patrick Seymour– keyboard
  • Jannick Top- bass guitar
  • Bernita Turner – vocals, background vocals
  • Jimmy “Z” Zavala- harmonica, saxophone
  • Serge Pauchard – engineer assistant
  • Manu Guiot – mixing

Track Listing:

All tracks by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Missionary Man
  2. Thorn in My Side
  3. When Tomorrow Comes – Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart, Patrick Seymor
  4. The Last Time
  5. The Miracle of Love
  6. Let’s Go
  7. Take Your Pain Away
  8. A Little of You
  9. In This Town
  10. I Remember You

 

On March 29, 1975.

Blow_by_blow

On March 29, 1975, “Epic” label released “Blow by Blow”, the second Jeff Beck solo album. It was recorded October 1974, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by George Martin. It was the first under his name alone. “Blow by Blow” was certified platinum by “RIAA” for sale in US.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Beck – electric guitars, bass
  • Max Middleton— keyboards
  • Phil Chen— bass
  • Richard Bailey – drums, percussion
  • Stevie Wonder— clavinet
  • George Martin— producer; arrangements
  • Vic Anesini —mastering
  • Denim Bridges, Steven Saper —engineers

Track listing:

  1. You Know What I Mean – Jeff Beck and Max Middleton
  2. She’s a Woman – John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  3. Constipated Duck – Jeff Beck
  4. Air Blower – Jeff Beck, Max Middleton,Phil Chen and Richard Bailey
  5. Scatterbrain – Jeff Beck and Max Middleton
  6. Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers – Stevie Wonder
  7. Thelonius – Stevie Wonder
  8. Freeway Jam – Max Middleton
  9. Diamond Dust = Bernie Holland

 

On February 18, 1986.

Jackson_Browne_-_Lives_in_the_Balance

On February 18, 1986, “Asylum” released “Lives in the Balance”, the Jackson Browne eighth album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Jackson Browne.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – acoustic guitar,  guitar,  piano,  keyboards, vocals, harmony vocals, gut string guitar, vocoder
  • Jorge Calderón– bass, vocals, harmony vocals, gut string guitar
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Jennifer Condos – bass
  • Quique Cruz – percussion, zampona
  • Deborah Dobkin – vocals, harmony vocals, gut string guitar
  • Craig Doerge– synthesizer, keyboards
  • Kevin Dukes– guitar
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Doug Haywood – bass, vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Phil Kenzie – alto saxophone
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar– guitar, percussion
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Bernie Larsen – organ, guitar, clavinet
  • David Lindley– guitar, violin, steel guitar
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Stan Lynch– drums
  • Kevin McCormick – guitar, vocals, harmony vocals, gut string guitar
  • Ian McLagan– organ, keyboards
  • Gary Myrick – guitar
  • Bill Payne– synthesizer, piano, keyboards
  • Hugo Pedroza – charango, tiple
  • Bonnie Raitt– vocals, harmony vocals, gut string guitar
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.– conductor, conga, drum set
  • Mindy Sterling – vocals, gut string guitar, harmony
  • Jorge Strunz – acoustic guitar, guitar, nylon string guitar
  • Rick Vito – guitar, vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar
  • Ian Wallace– drums
  • Jai Winding – organ, synthesizer, piano, keyboards
  • Dawn Patrol – art direction
  • Jimmy Wachtel– art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted.

  1. For America
  2. Soldier of Plenty
  3. In the Shape of a Heart
  4. Candy – Greg Copeland, Wally Stocker
  5. Lawless Avenues – Jackson Browne, Jorge Calderon
  6. Lives in the Balance
  7. Till I Go Down
  8. Black and White