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On November 11, 1985.

On November 11, 1985, “Atco” label released “White City: A Novel”, the fourth Pete Townshend studio album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Pete Townshend – vocals; guitar
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick – keyboards
  • Tony Butler – bass guitar
  • Phil Chen – bass guitar
  • Chucho Merchan – bass guitar
  • Pino Palladino – bass guitar
  • Steve Barnacle – bass guitar
  • Mark Brzezicki – drums
  • Simon Phillips – drums
  • Clem Burke – drums
  • David Gilmour – guitar
  • Peter Hope-Evans – harmonica
  • Kick Horns: Simon Clarke, Roddy Lorimer, Tim Sanders, Peter Thoms
  • Ewan Stewart – voice (spoken word)
  • Emma Townshend – backing vocals
  • Jackie Challenor – backing vocals
  • Mae McKenna – backing vocals
  • Lorenza Johnson – backing vocals
  • Justine Frischmann – backing vocals
  • Bill Price – recording
  • Chris Ludwinski – assistant engineer
  • Dave Edwards – assistant engineer
  • Jules Bowen – assistant engineer
  • Richard Evans – art direction; cover design; inner sleeve photography
  • Alex Henderson – front cover photography
  • Malcolm Heywood – inner sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. Give Blood
  2. Brilliant Blues
  3. Face the Face
  4. Hiding Out
  5. Secondhand Lover
  6. Crashing by Design
  7. I Am Secure
  8. White City Fighting
  9. Come to Mama

On October 30, 2006.

On October 30, 2006, “Polydor” label released “Endless Wire”, the eleventh Who studio album. It was recorded December 2004 – May 2006, at “Eel Pie Oceanic Studios” in the Boathouse, Twickenham on the banks of the River Thames in Ranelagh and Pete Townshend’s home studio.  Most of the songs from the album were used in the rock musical adaptation of  “The Boy Who Heard Music” which debuted in July 2007 as part of “Vassar College’s Powerhouse Summer Theater” workshop series.

Personnel:

  • Roger Daltrey– lead vocals
  • Pete Townshend– vocals, guitars, bass guitar, drums, piano, keyboards, violin, banjo, mandolin, drum machine
  • Lawrence Ball– electronic music
  • Ellen Blair – viola
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– Hammond organ, backing vocals
  • Jolyon Dixon– acoustic guitar
  • Rachel Fuller– keyboards, orchestration supervisor
  • Peter Huntington– drums
  • Gill Morley – violin
  • Vicky Matthews – cello
  • Billy Nicholls– backing vocals
  • Pino Palladino– bass guitar
  • Stuart Ross – bass guitar
  • Zak Starkey– drums
  • Simon Townshend– backing vocals
  • Brian Right – violin
  • Richard Evans– design, art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend except where noted.

  1. Fragments – Pete Townshend, Lawrence Ball
  2. A Man in a Purple Dress
  3. Mike Post Theme
  4. In the Ether
  5. Black Widow’s Eyes
  6. Two Thousand Years
  7. God Speaks of Marty Robbins
  8. It’s Not Enough
  9. God Speaks of Marty Robbins
  10. It’s Not Enough – Pete Townshend, Rachel Fuller
  11. You Stand By Me

On July 1, 1971.

On July 1, 1971, “Atco” label released “Everything Is Everything”, the debut Donny Hathaway studio album. It was recorded September 1969 – April 1970, and was produced by Donny Hathaway and Ric Powell.

Personnel:

  • Donny Hathaway – lead and background vocals, electric pianos, , organ, additional bass guita, keyboard bass, arranger, conductor
  • Master Henry Gibson– congas
  • King Curtis– guitar
  • Phil Upchurch- bass guitar, guitar
  • John Littlejohn- guitar, vocals
  • John Avant – trombone
  • Johnny Board – tenor saxophone
  • Lenard Druss – tenor saxophone
  • Oscar Brashear– trumpet
  • Clifford P. Davis – alto saxophone
  • Aaron Dodd – tuba
  • Morris Ellis – trombone
  • Marshall Hawkins- bass guitar
  • Willie Henderson- baritone saxophone
  • John Howell – trumpet
  • Morris Jennings– drums
  • Robert A. Lewis – trumpet
  • Cyril Touff – bass trumpet
  • John Lounsberry – French horn
  • Ethel Merker – French horn
  • Paul A. Teryett – French hor
  • Don Myrick- alto saxophone
  • Ric Powell – drums, percussion
  • Louis Satterfield- bass guitar
  • The Vashonettes – backing vocals
  • Murray Allen, Roger Anfinsen – recording engineer
  • Haig Adishian – cover design
  • Jim Taylor – cover photography

Track listing:

 Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) – Richard Evans, Ric Powell, Phil Upchurch

  1. Je Vous Aime (I Love You) – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Edward Kennedy
  2. I Believe to My Soul – Ray Charles
  3. Misty – Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner
  4. Sugar Lee – Donny Hathaway, Ric Powell
  5. Tryin’ Times – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson
  6. Thank You Master (For My Soul) – Donny Hathaway
  7. The Ghetto – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson
  8. To Be Young, Gifted and Black – Weldon Irvine, Nina Simone

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “The Need of Love”, the second Earth, Wind & Fire studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Maurice White- drums, vocals, percussion, kalimba
  • Sherry Scott – vocals
  • Wade Flemons – vocals
  • Chet Washington – tenor saxophone
  • Alex Thomas – trombone
  • Michael Beal – guitar, harmonica
  • Don Whitehead – acousticand electric pianos, vocals
  • Doug Carn– Hammond B3 organ
  • Verdine White- bass
  • Yackov Ben Israel – percussion, congas
  • Oscar Brashear- trumpet solo
  • Roland Charles – photography

Track listing:

  1. Energy – Wade Flemons, Sherry Scott, Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  2. Beauty – Wade Flemons, Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  3. I Can Feel It In My Bones – Wade Flemons, Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  4. I Think About Lovin’ You – Sherry Scott
  5. Everything Is Everything – Richard Evans, Phil Upchurch

 

On September 14, 1987.

pil_-_happy

On September 14, 1987, “Virgin” label released “Happy?” the sixth Public Image Ltd studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “The Manor Studio” in Shipton-on-Cherwell; “Great Linford Manor Studios” in Milton Keynes, and was produced by Gary Langan and Public Image Ltd. The cover art was by Richard Evans.

Personnel:

  • John Lydon– vocals
  • John McGeoch– guitar
  • Lu Edmonds– guitar, keyboards
  • Allan Dias – bass
  • Bruce Smith– drums

Track listing:

  1. Seattle
  2. Rules and Regulations
  3. The Body
  4. Save Me
  5. Hard Times
  6. Open and Revolving
  7. Angry
  8. Fat Chance Hotel / Save Me

On July 28, 1975.

Free Hand

On July 28, 1975, “Chrysalis” label released “Free Hand”, the Gentle Giant seventh album. It was recorded in April 1975, at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Gentle Giant.

Personnel:

  • Gary Green– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, descant recorder, co-lead vocal
  • Kerry Minnear– piano, Hammond organ,  Clavinet,  Minimoog,  synthesizer, electric piano, harpsichord, Wurlitzer electric piano, honky-tonk piano,  celesta,  glockenspiel,  vibraphone,  marimba, tympani, harp, cello, tenor recorder, lead vocals
  • Derek Shulman– lead vocals, treble recorder, alto saxophones
  • Ray Shulman– bass, electric violin, violin , viola, co-lead vocals
  • John Weathers– drums,  tambourine, bass drum, tom-tom, snare drum, triangle, cymbal, woodblock, cowbell, frame drums,  percussion
  • Engineer – Gary Martin
  • Assistant engineer – Paul Northfield
  • Graphics artwork by – Richard Evans

Track listing:

All tracks by Kerry Minnear, Derek Shulman, and Ray Shulman, except where noted.

  1. Just the Same
  2. On Reflection
  3. Free Hand
  4. Time to Kill
  5. His Last Voyage
  6. Talybont
  7. Mobile

On May 17, 2005.

Van Morrison_MagicTime

On May 17, 2005, “Geffen” label released “Magic Time”, the thirty-first Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded November 2000 – 2003, at “The Wool Hall” and “Windmill Lane”, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison -vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, alto saxophone
  • Mick Green- guitar
  • Foggy Lyttle- guitar
  • Michael Fields -Spanish guitar, lute
  • Martin Winning -tenor and baritone saxophones
  • Matt Holland -trumpet
  • Paddy Moloney- whistle
  • Myles Drennan -piano, Hammond organ
  • Brian Connor – piano, keyboards
  • Dave Lewis- piano
  • John Allair – Hammond organ
  • Jerome Rimson -bass, backing vocals
  • David Hayes- bass
  • Liam Bradley -drums, backing vocals
  • Noel Bridgeman, Johnathan Mele, Bobby Irwin – drums
  • Johnny Scott, Siobhan Pettit, Olwin Bell, Crawford Bell, Aine Whelan, Karen Hamill – backing vocals
  • Irish Film Orchestra -strings
  • Richard Evans – design and art direction, sleeve photographs
  • Tim Young at Metropolis Mastering, London – mastering
  • Javier Pierini / Getty images – front cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Stranded
  2. Celtic New Year
  3. Keep Mediocrity at Bay
  4. Evening Train
  5. This Love of Mine – Sol Parker, Henry W. Sanicola, Frank Sinatra
  6. I’m Confessin’ – Doc Daughtery, Al Neiburg, Ellis Reynolds
  7. Just Like Greta
  8. Gypsy in My Soul
  9. Lonely and Blue – Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller
  10. The Lion This Time
  11. Magic Time
  12. They Sold Me Out
  13. Carry On Regardless

On March 16, 1981.

The Who-Face-dances

On March 16, 1981, “Warner Bros” label release “Face Dances”, the ninth The Who studio album. It was recorded July – December 1980, at “Odyssey Recording Studios” in London, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk.

Personnel:

  • Roger Daltrey- lead vocals
  • Pete Townshend- guitars, keyboards, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • John Entwistle- bass guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Kenney Jones- drums
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick- keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Michael Andrews -paintings
  • Brian Aris -photography
  • Clive Barker- paintings, photography, paintbox bronze on rear cover
  • Peter Blake- cover design, concept, paintings
  • Patrick Caulfield– paintings
  • Gavin Cochrane – photography
  • Richard Evans- graphic design
  • Richard Hamilton– paintings
  • David Hockney– paintings
  • Howard Hodgkin– paintings
  • David Inshaw– paintings
  • Bill Jacklin – paintings
  • Allen Jones– paintings
  • B. Kitaj– paintings
  • Tom Phillips– paintings
  • Patrick Procktor – paintings
  • Colin Self– paintings
  • Joe Tilson – paintings
  • David Tindle – paintings

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete Townshend, except where noted.

  1. You Better You Bet
  2. Don’t Let Go the Coat
  3. Cache Cache
  4. The Quiet One – John Entwistle
  5. Did You Steal My Money
  6. How Can You Do It Alone
  7. Daily Records
  8. You – John Entwistle
  9. Another Tricky Day

On February 29, 1988.

Robert Plant Now And Zen

On February 29, 1988, “Es Paranza” label released “Now and Zen”, the fourth Robert Plant solo album. “Now and Zen” was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Phil Johnstone, Tim Palmer and Robert Plant.

In September 2001, the album was certified triple platinum by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Robert Plant- vocals
  • Phil Johnstone- keyboards, producer, programming
  • Jimmy Page- guitar
  • Doug Boyle- guitar
  • Phil Scragg – bass
  • Chris Blackwell – drums, percussion
  • David Barratt- Programming, Keyboards
  • Marie Pierre – background vocals
  • Toni Halliday– background vocals
  • Kirsty MacColl– background vocals
  • Robert Crash – programming
  • Richard Evans – design & art direction

Track listing:

  1. Heaven Knows – David Barratt and Phil Johnstone
  2. Dance on My Own – Robert Crash, Phil Johnstone and Robert Plant
  3. Tall Cool One – Phil Johnstone and Robert Plant
  4. The Way I Feel – Doug Boyle, Phil Johnstone and Robert Plant
  5. Helen of Troy – Phil Johnstone and Robert Plant
  6. Billy’s Revenge – Phil Johnstone and Robert Plant
  7. Ship of Fools – Phil Johnstone and Robert Plant
  8. Why – Robert Crash and Robert Plant
  9. White, Clean and Neat – Phil Johnstone and Robert Plant
  10. Walking Towards Paradise – Jerry Lynn Williams