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On June 11, 1976.

On June 11, 1976, “Columbia” label released “Beautiful Noise”, the tenth Neil Diamond album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, at “Shangri La Studio”, “Kendun Recorders” and “Village Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Robbie Robertson.

Personnel:

  • Neil Diamond – vocals, acoustic and rhythm guitar, dobro
  • Robbie Robertson – guitar
  • Richard Bennett – guitar 
  • Jesse Ed Davis – guitar
  • Larry Knechtel – piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Alan Lindgren – piano, synthesizer
  • David Paich – Fender Rhodes, piano
  • Garth Hudson – Hammond organ, Lowrey organ
  • James Newton Howard – ARP, synthesizer
  • Dr. John – Hammond organ
  • Bob James – piano, arrangement, Fender Rhodes
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Bob Boucher – bass guitar, ARP
  • Dennis St. John – drums, percussion
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums, congas, harmony vocals
  • Joe Lala – percussion, tambourine, congas
  • Bob Findley – trumpet
  • Jerome Richardson – flute, clarinet
  • Linda Press – backing vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – arrangements, accordion

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Diamond, except where noted.

  1. Beautiful Noise
  2. Stargazer
  3. Lady Oh
  4. Don’t Think…Feel
  5. Surviving the Life
  6. If You Know What I Mean
  7. Street Life
  8. Home Is a Wounded Heart
  9. Jungletime
  10. Signs
  11. Dry Your Eyes – Neil Diamond, Robbie Robertson

On May 18, 1987.

On May 18, 1987, “MCA” label released “Exit 0”, the second Steve Earle (credited to Steve Earle & The Dukes) studio album. It was recorded in “Emerald Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Tony Brown, Emory Gordy, Jr., and Richard Bennett.

Personnel:

  • Steve Earle – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica
  • Bucky Baxter – vocals, steel guitar
  • Mike McAdam – vocals, six and twelve string electric guitars
  • Ken Moore – vocals, organ, synthesizer
  • Reno Kling – bass guitar
  • Harry Stinson – vocals, drums
  • John Jarvis – piano
  • Emory Gordy, Jr. – mandolin
  • Richard Bennett – acoustic and electric guitar, six string bass
  • K-Meaux Boudin – accordion
  • Chuck Ainlay – recording, mixing
  • Jim DeVault – front cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Earle unless otherwise noted.

  1. Nowhere Road – Steve Earle, Reno Kling
  2. Sweet Little ’66
  3. No. 29
  4. Angry Young Man – Steve Earle, John Porter McMeans
  5. San Antonio Girl
  6. The Rain Came Down – Steve Earle, Michael Woody
  7. I Ain’t Ever Satisfied
  8. The Week of Living Dangerously
  9. I Love You Too Much
  10. It’s All Up to You – Steve Earle, Harry Stinson

On December 13, 1988.

On December 13, 1988, “Columbia” label released “The Best Years of Our Lives”, the eighteenth Neil Diamond studio album. It was recorded in 1988, at “Chartmaker Studios”, “Lion Share Recording Studios”, “Village Recorders”, “Ocean Way Recording” in Los Angeles, “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, “Omnisound Recording Studios” in Nashville, “Seacost Sound” in Victoria, British Columbia, and was produced by David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Neil Diamond – lead vocals
  • Bill Champlin, Tamara Champlin, Renée Geyer, Richard Page – backing vocals
  • Richard Bennett – acoustic guitar
  • Dean Parks – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Michael Landau, Steve Lukather – electric guitar
  • Mike Brignardello, Reinie Press – bass guitar
  • Tris Imboden, Paul Leim, Carlos Vega – drums
  • Michael Boddicker, Robbie Buchanan, David Foster, Tom Hensley, Alan Lindgren, Michael Omartian, David Paich – keyboards
  • Rick Bowen, Rhett Lawrence, Kevin Maloney – synthesizer programming
  • Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Dan Higgins, Bill Reichenbach Jr., Larry Williams – horns
  • David Foster, Jerry Hey – horn arrangements
  • Jeremy Lubbock – string arrangements
  • David Foster – arranger
  • Sam Cole, Chris Earthy – production coordination
  • Ned Brown, Barry Cardinale, Larry E. Williams, Alison Zanetos – production assistant
  • Jeffrey Woodruff – engineer
  • Jesse Kanner, Ray Pyle, Dave Reitzas – engineer assistant
  • Humberto Gatica – mixing
  • Mauricio Guerrero, Laura Livingston – mixing assistant
  • George Marino – mastering
  • David Kirschner – art direction, design
  • Beverley Lazor-Bahr – additional design
  • Matthew Rolston – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Diamond, except where noted.

  1. The Best Years of Our Lives
  2. Hard Times for Lovers
  3. This Time – Neil Diamond, David Foster, Jeremy Lubbock
  4. Everything’s Gonna Be Fine – Neil Diamond, Weldon Dean Parks
  5. Hooked on the Memory of You
  6. Take Care of Me – Neil Diamond, David Foster
  7. Baby Can I Hold You – Tracy Chapman
  8. Carmelita’s Eyes – Neil Diamond, David Foster
  9. Courtin’ Disaster – Neil Diamond, David Foster
  10. If I Couldn’t See You Again
  11. Long Hard Climb – Neil Diamond, Tom Hensley, Alan Lindgren

On October 11, 1974.

billy_joel_-_streetlife_serenade

On October 11, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Streetlife Serenade”, the third Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded in 1974,at “Devonshire Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Michael Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel– keyboards, vocals, Moog synthesizer
  • Richard Bennett– guitar
  • Joe Clayton – congas, percussion
  • Gary Dalton – guitar
  • Mike Deasey– guitar
  • Don Evans – guitar
  • Wilton Felder– bass guitar
  • Emory Gordy, Jr.– bass guitar
  • Al Hertzberg – guitar
  • Larry Knechtel– bass guitar
  • Art Munson– guitar
  • Raj Rathor – guitar
  • William Smith– organ
  • Michael Stewart– guitar
  • Ron Tutt– drums
  • Tom Whitehorse – banjo, pedal steel
  • Engineer: Ron Malo
  • Arrangers: Michael Stewart, Billy Joel
  • Tape research: John Naatjes
  • Art direction: Ron Coro
  • Design: Ron Coro
  • Photography: Peter Cunningham, Jim Marshall

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel.

  1. Streetlife Serenader
  2. Los Angelenos
  3. The Great Suburban Showdown
  4. Root Beer Rag
  5. Roberta
  6. The Entertainer
  7. Last of the Big Time Spenders
  8. Weekend Song
  9. Souvenir
  10. The Mexican Connection

 

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.

Personnel:

  • 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 5, 1996.

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On March 5, 1996, “E-Squared” label released “I Feel Alright”, the sixth Steve Earl studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Ray Kennedy, Richard Bennett and Richard Dodd.

Personnel:

  • Steve Earle — guitars, harmonica, vocals
  • Richard Bennett, Ray Kennedy – guitars
  • Kelly Looney, Garry Tallent, Roy Huskey, Jr., Ric Kipp – bass
  • Custer, Greg Morrow – drums
  • Ken Moore – organ
  • Richard Bennett – harmonium
  • Custer, Richard Bennett, Greg Morrow, Dub Cornett – percussion
  • Custer & Logan, The Fairfield Four, Lucinda Williams, Ms. Williams’ stunt double Siobhan Maher – vocals
  • Strings arranged and conducted by Kris Wilkerson
  • Carl Gordetzky, Pamela Sixfin, Richard Grosjean – violins
  • Lee Larrison – viola
  • Robert Mason – cello
  • Tony Fitzpatrick – album artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Earle

  1. Feel Alright
  2. Hard-Core Troubadour
  3. More Than I Can Do
  4. Hurtin’ Me, Hurtin’ You
  5. Now She’s Gone
  6. Poor Boy
  7. Valentine’s Day
  8. The Unrepentant
  9. CCKMP
  10. Billy and Bonnie
  11. South Nashville Blues
  12. You’re Still Standin’ There

 

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.

Personnel:

  • 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

 

On November 9, 1973.

Billy Joel - Piano Man

On November 9, 1973, “Family Productions / Columbia” label released “Piano Man”, the second Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded in September 1973, at the “Devonshire Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Michael Stewart.

Personnel

  • Billy Joel– harmonica, keyboards, piano, vocals
  • Larry Carlton– guitar
  • Eric Weissberg– banjo
  • Billy Armstrong – violin
  • Richard Bennett– guitar
  • Wilton Felder– bass
  • Emory Gordy, Jr.– bass
  • Fred Heilbrun – banjo
  • Michael Omartian– accordion
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Susan Steward – backing vocals
  • Ron Tutt– drums Rhys Clark – drums
  • Laura Creamer– backing vocals
  • Mark Creamer – backing vocals

Track listing

All tracks by Billy Joel.

  1. Travelin’ Prayer
  2. Piano Man
  3. Ain’t No Crime
  4. You’re My Home
  5. The Ballad of Billy the Kid
  6. Worse Comes to Worst
  7. Stop in Nevada
  8. If I Only Had the Words to Tell You
  9. Somewhere along the Line
  10. Captain Jack