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On June 15, 1978.

On June 15, 1978, “Columbia” label released “Sunlight”, the 19th Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by David Rubinson and Herbie Hancock.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock – lead and background vocals (vocoder), keyboards, synthesizers, string, brass and woodwind arrangements
  • Patrick Gleeson – additional synthesizers
  • Bennie Maupin – soprano saxophone solo
  • Wah Wah Watson, Ray Parker, Jr. – guitar
  • Byron Miller, Paul Jackson, Jaco Pastorius – electric bass
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler, James Levi, Harvey Mason, Sr., Tony Williams – drums
  • Raul Rekow, Bill Summers – percussion
  • Baba Duru – table
  • Bobby Shew, Maurice Spears, Robert O’Bryant, Garnett Brown – brass
  • Ernest J. Watts, Fred Jackson, Jr., Jack Nimitz, David Willard Riddles – woodwind
  • Terry Adams, Roy Malan, Nathan Rubin, Linda Wood, Emily VanValkenburgh – strings
  • David Rubinson, Fred Catero, Chris Minto, Cheryl Ward – engineers
  • Steve Mantoani – engineer
  • Terry Becker – assistant engineer
  • Phill Brown – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks composed by Herbie Hancock, except where noted.

  1. I Thought It Was You – Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin, Jeffrey Cohen
  2. Come Running to Me – lyrics by Allee Willis
  3. Sunlight
  4. No Means Yes
  5. Good Question

On May 22, 2006.

On May 22, 2006, “Atlantic” label released “The Garden”, the third Zero 7 studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker.

Personnel:

  • Henry Binns
  • Sam Hardaker
  • José González -vocals
  • Sia Furler – vocals
  • Valerie Etienne – backing vocals
  • Yvonne John-Lewis – backing vocals
  • Nigel Godrich – acoustic guitar
  • Dedi Madden – acoustic guitar
  • José González – acoustic guitar
  • Robin Mullarkey – bass
  • Tom Skinner – drums
  • Eddie Stevens – horn arrangements
  • Darren Wiles – flugelhorn
  • Nathan Bray – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Henry Collins – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Paul Jayasinha – trumpet
  • Martin Williams – clarinet, trombone
  • Robin Mullarkey – vibraphone
  • Simon Willescroft – baritone saxophone
  • Paul Booth – bass trombone
  • Pete North – tenor saxophone
  • Barnaby Dickinson – trombone
  • Ferg Peterkin – engineer
  • Richard Woodcraft – engineer
  • Nigel Godrich – recording engineer
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Phill Brown – mixing
  • Gideon London – artwork
  • Jez Potter – design

Track listing:

  1. Futures
  2. Throw It All Away
  3. Seeing Things
  4. The Pageant of the Bizarre
  5. You’re My Flame
  6. Left Behind
  7. Today
  8. This Fine Social Scene
  9. Your Place
  10. If I Can’t Have You
  11. Crosses
  12. Waiting to Die

On January 24, 1994.

On January 24, 1994, “Sire” label released “Hips and Makers”, the debut Kristin Hersh album. It was recorded April-October 1993, at “Stable Sound” in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and was produced by Lenny Kaye and Kristin Hersh.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, guitar
  • Jane Scarpantoni- cello
  • Michael Stipe- additional vocals
  • Phill Brown – engineer
  • Steve Rizzo – assistant engineer
  • Vaughan Oliver– design
  • Shinro Ohtake– artwork
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh, except where noted.

  1. Your Ghost
  2. Beestung
  3. Teeth
  4. Sundrops
  5. Sparky
  6. Houdini Blues – Kristin Hersh, William James Hersh
  7. A Loon
  8. Velvet Days
  9. Close Your Eyes
  10. Me and My Charm
  11. Tuesday Night
  12. The Letter
  13. Lurch
  14. The Cuckoo – traditional, arranged by Kristin Hersh
  15. Hips and Makers

In November 1975.

In November 1975,  “Island” label released “Pressure Drop”, the second Robert Palmer studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Blue Seas Studio” in Hunt Valley, Maryland, and was produced by Steve Smith.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, percussion
  • Lowell George– guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Payne– keyboards
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Richie Hayward– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Kenny Gradney, James Jamerson– bass
  • Ed Greene– drums, percussion
  • Jean Alain Roussel– clavinet, keyboards, Hammond B-3
  • Gordon DeWitty – clavinet
  • Gene Page– strings
  • The Muscle Shoals Horns– horns
  • Mel Collins– saxophones, flute
  • Mongezi Feza– trumpet, flageolet
  • Ray Allen – trombone
  • Vicki Brown, Fran Tate, Sam Clayton – backing vocals
  • David Snell – harp
  • Joe Brown– banjo
  • Steve York – harmonica
  • Martin Frye – tuba
  • Phill Brown– engineering
  • Graham Hughes – cover concept, design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Give Me an Inch
  2. Work to Make It Work
  3. Back in My Arms
  4. River Boat – Allen Toussaint
  5. Pressure Drop – Frederick Hibbert
  6. Here with You Tonight – Robert Palmer, Pete Gage
  7. Trouble – Lowell George
  8. Fine Time
  9. Which of Us Is the Fool

In September 1974.

In September 1974, “Island” label released “Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley”, the debut Robert Palmer solo album. It was recorded in 1974, in New York, New Orleans and at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, and was produced by Steve Smith.

  • Robert Palmer – vocals
  • Vicki Brown– backing vocals
  • Mongezi Feza – flageolet, horns
  • Art Neville– keyboards
  • Leo Nocentelli– guitar
  • George Porter, Jr.– bass
  • Joseph Modeliste– drums
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Lowell George– slide guitar, guitar
  • Cornell Dupree– guitar
  • Richard Tee– piano
  • Gordon Edwards – bass
  • Bernard Purdie– drums
  • Jim Mullen– guitar
  • Jody Linscott– percussion
  • Steve York – harmonica solo
  • Steve Winwood– piano
  • Phill Brown– engineering, mixing
  • Ken Laxton – engineering
  • Alan Varner – engineering
  • Rhett Davies– engineering
  • Graham Hughes – artwork, cover photography

Track listing:

All songs by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Sailing Shoes – Lowell George
  2. Hey Julia
  3. Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley – Allen Toussaint
  4. Get Outside
  5. Blackmail – Robert Palmer, Lowell George
  6. How Much Fun
  7. From a Whisper to a Scream – Allen Toussaint
  8. Through It All There’s You

 

In June 1977.

In June 1977, Island” label released the debut, self-titled Steve Winwood solo studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Steve Winwood, Chris Blackwell and Mark Miller Mundy.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood – lead and backing vocals, electric piano, synthesizer, guitars, saxophone, organ, clavinet, harmonium, string synthesizer, harpsichord, drums, percussion
  • Brother James – percussion
  • Willie Weeks– bass
  • Andy Newmark – drums
  • Nicole Winwood – backing vocal
  • Jim Capaldi– percussion, backing vocal
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah – congas
  • Junior Marvin– guitar
  • John Susswell – drums
  • Alan Spenner– bass guitar
  • Robert Ash – assistant engineer
  • Phill Brown – recording engineer
  • Fin Costello – photography
  • Ray Doyle – assistant engineer
  • Lee Hulko – mastering
  • James Hutcheson – cover design, paintings
  • Mark Miller Mundy – associate producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Hold On
  2. ime Is Running Out
  3. Midland Maniac – Stevie Winwood
  4. Vacant Chair – Stevie Winwood,Viv Stanshall
  5. Luck’s In
  6. Let Me Make Something in Your Life

In March 1978.

In March 1978, “Island” label released “Double Fun” the fourth Robert Palmer album. It was recorded 1977-1978,  at “The Hit Factory”, “Media Sound Recordings” in New York and “Sigma Sound Studios” in Philadelphia, and was produced by Robert Palmer and Tom Moulton.

Personnel:

  • Robert Palmer– vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Bob Babbitt– bass
  • Paul Barrere– guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Errol Benson – drums
  • Harry Bluestone – concertmaster
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Pierre Brock – bass
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Gene Davis – string arrangements
  • John Davis – string arrangements
  • Louis John Davis – keyboards
  • Robert Greenidge– percussion
  • Freddie Harris – guitar
  • Richie Hayward– drums
  • Neil Hubbard– guitar
  • Ron Kersey– keyboards
  • James Mahoney – guitar
  • Donovan McKitty – guitar
  • Chris Parker– drums
  • Bill Payne– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Edward Putmon – keyboards
  • Don Renaldo – concertmaster
  • Steve Robbins – keyboards
  • Brenda Russell– backing vocals
  • Brian Russell – backing vocals
  • Allan Schwartzberg– percussion, drums
  • James Allen Smith – keyboards
  • J. Tindall– guitar
  • Jimmy Williams – bass
  • Executive Producer – Chris Blackwell
  • Engineers – Phill Brown, Arthur Stoppe, Tom Moulton
  • Mastered by Jose Rodriguez
  • Art Direction – Tina Bossidy and Robert Palmer
  • Phorography – Hiro (51)

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Palmer except where noted.

  1. Every Kinda People- Andy Fraser
  2. Best of Both Worlds
  3. Come Over
  4. Where Can It Go?
  5. Night People – Allen Toussaint
  6. Love Can Run Faster
  7. You Overwhelm Me
  8. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  9. You’re Gonna Get What’s Coming

In March 1971.

In March 1971, “Island” label released “Wildlife”, the third Mott the Hoople studio album. It was recorded November – December 1970, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens,  Ian Hunter, Mick Ralphs, Verden Allen, Pete “Overend” Watts and Dale “Buffin” Griffin.

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter- lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Mick Ralphs- lead guitar, backing and lead vocals
  • Verden Allen- organ, backing vocals
  • Pete “Overend” Watts- bass, backing vocals
  • Dale “Buffin” Griffin- drums, backing vocals
  • Jerry Hogan – steel guitar
  • Jess Roden- background chorus
  • Stan Tippins – background chorus
  • Michael Gray – string arrangements and conductor
  • Jim Archer – violin
  • Andy Johns, Brian Humphries,Phill Brown – engineer
  • Brian Cooke – photography

Track listing:

  1. Whiskey Women – Mick Ralphs
  2. Angel of Eighth Avenue – Ian Hunter
  3. Wrong Side of the River – Mick Ralphs
  4. Waterlow – Ian Hunter
  5. Lay Down – Melanie Safka
  6. It Must Be Love – Mick Ralphs
  7. Original Mixed-Up Kid – Ian Hunter
  8. Home Is Where I Want to Be – Mick Ralphs
  9. Keep a Knockin'(live recording) – Richard Penniman

 

On September 16, 1991.

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On September 16, 1991, “Verve” label released “Laughing Stock”, the fifth and final Talk Talk studio album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, at “Wessex Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Tim Friese-Greene. The cover art was designed by James Marsh.

Personnel:

  • Mark Hollis– vocal, guitar, piano, organ
  • Lee Harris– drums
  • Mark Feltham– harmonica
  • Martin Ditcham – percussion
  • Tim Friese-Greene– organ, piano, harmonium
  • Levine Andrade, Stephen Tees, George Robertson, Gavyn Wright, Jack Glickman, Garfield Jackson, Wilf Gibson – viola
  • Simon Edwards, Ernest Mothle – acoustic bass
  • Roger Smith, Paul Kegg – cello
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Dave White – contrabass clarinet
  • Phill Brown– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Myrrhman – Mark Hollis
  2. Ascension Day – Mark Hollis
  3. After the Flood – Tim Friese, Mark Hollis
  4. Taphead – Mark Hollis
  5. New Grass – Mark Hollis
  6. Runeli – Mark Hollis

 

 

On July 16, 2002.

Robert Plant - Dreamland

On July 16, 2002, “Mercury” label released “Dreamland”, the seventh Robert Plant solo album and the first with his band “Strange Sensation”. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, and was produced by Phill Brown and Robert Plant.

Personnel:

  • Robert Plant– vocals
  • John Baggott – keyboards,string arrangement
  • Porl Thompson– guitar
  • Justin Adams- guitars, gimbri, darbuka
  • Charlie Jones- bass
  • Clive Deamer- drums, percussion
  • J. Cole- pedal steel guitar
  • Raj Das, May Clee Cadman,Ginny Clee – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Plant, Justin Adams, Clive Deamer, John Baggott, Charlie Jones and Porl Thompson, except where noted.

  1. Funny in My Mind (I Believe I’mFixin’ to Die) – Bukka White, Robert Plant, Justin Adams, Clive Deamer, Baggott, Charlie Jones, Porl Thompson
  2. Morning Dew – Bonnie Dobson,Tim Rose
  3. One More Cup of Coffee – Bob Dylan
  4. Last Time I Saw Her
  5. Song to the Siren – Tim Buckley
  6. Win My Train Fare Home (If I Ever Get Lucky)
  7. Darkness, Darkness – Jesse Colin Young
  8. Red Dress
  9. Hey Joe – Billy Roberts
  10. Skip’s Song – Skip Spence