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On September 17, 1991.

On September 17, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debut Fourplay album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, at “Ocean Way Recording”, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, “Pyramid Studios” in Los Angeles, “Starlight Studios” in Malibu, California, and was produced by Bob James, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East, and Harvey Mason.

Personnel:

  • Bob James– Yamaha C7 MIDI grand piano, keyboards, synthesizers, programming, executive producer
  • Lee Ritenour– electric guitars, classical guitars, guitar synthesizer
  • Nathan East– 5-string bass, 6-string bass, backing vocals
  • Harvey Mason– drums
  • Harvey Mason Jr.– synthesizer programming, computer programming
  • El DeBarge– lead and backing vocals
  • Darryl DeBarge – backing vocals
  • Patti LaBelle– backing vocals, BGV arrangements
  • Philip Bailey– backing vocals
  • Don Murray – recording, mixing
  • Geoff Gillette – additional recording
  • Khaliq Glover – additional recording
  • Femi Jiya – additional recording
  • Mike Kloster – assistant engineer
  • Paul May – assistant engineer
  • Clif Norrell– assistant engineer
  • Harvey Mason Jr. – technical assistance
  • Robert Vosgien – digital editing
  • Wally Traugott – mastering
  • Debra Johnson – production coordinator
  • Kim Champagne – art direction
  • Leslie Wintner – design
  • Stuart Watson – photography
  • O’Brien and Schridde – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Bali Run – Lee Ritenour, Bob James
  2. 101 Eastbound – Nathan East, Marcel East
  3. Fourplay – Lee Ritenour
  4. Moonjogger – Bob James
  5. Max-O-Man – Harvey Mason Sr, Michael Lang
  6. After the Dance – Marvin Gaye, T-Boy Ross, Leon Ware
  7. Quadrille – Bob James
  8. Midnight Stroll – Harvey Mason
  9. October Morning – Lee Ritenour
  10. Wish You Were Here – Lee Ritenour
  11. Rain Forest – Bob James

On January 1, 1996.

On January 1, 1996, “EMI” label released “Inquilaab” (Revolution) the third Junoon studio album. It was recorded 1994-1996 at “Aamir Hasan Studios” in Karachi, Pakistan, “Sound on Sound Studios”, “Pyramid Studios”, and was produced by Brian O’Connell and Salman Ahmad.

Personnel:

  • Ali Azmat- vocals
  • Salman Ahmad- lead guitar, backing vocals, art concept
  • Brian O’Connell- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Malcolm Goveas – drums
  • Ashiq Ali Mir – tablas, dholak
  • Rohail Hyatt – co-producer
  • Aamir Hasan – mixing, engineering, sound production
  • Tahir Gul Hassan – additional mixing
  • Z. Rowdy, Ehtisham-ul-Haq – assistant recording engineer
  • Shehzad Hasan & Tabish – assistant
  • Arif Mehmood – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Salman Ahmad and Sabir Zafar, except “Dosti” by Kannan Rashid.

  1. (Untitled) – Intro
  2. Mera Mahi
  3. Saeein
  4. Rooh Ki Pyas
  5. Husan Walo
  6. Iltija
  7. Khoeey Ankhein
  8. Chalay Thay Saath
  9. Mein Nay Kabhi
  10. Dosti
  11. Mein Kaun Hoon
  12. National Anthem
  13. Jazba-e-Junoon