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On September 22, 2009.

On September 22, 2009, “Outfall” label released “Burning the Days”, the fifth Vertical Horizon studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Matt Scannel.

Personnel:

  • Matt Scannell: lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, programming
  • Keith Kane: harmony vocals
  • Sean Hurley: bass guitar
  • Jason Sutter: drums
  • Neil Peart: drums
  • Richard Marx: piano
  • Blair Sinta: drums
  • Steve Hardy: engineering, mixing
  • Joel Numa: engineering
  • Mark Valentine: engineering
  • Ted Jensen: mastering
  • Anik McGrory: artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Scannell, except where noted.

  1. All Is Said and Done
  2. The Lucky One
  3. The Middle Ground
  4. I Believe In You
  5. Save Me From Myself
  6. Carrying On
  7. Back to You
  8. Can You Help Me
  9. Afterglow
  10. Here
  11. Welcome to the Bottom
  12. Even Now – Matt Scannell, Neil Peart
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On March 2, 2010.

smoke_and_mirrors

On March 2, 2010, “Geffen” label released “Smoke & Mirrors”, the fifth Lifehouse studio album. It was recorded 2008-2009, and was produced by Jude Cole, Lifehouse, Kevin Rudolf, and Florian Ammon.

Personnel:

  • Jason Wade— lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Rick Woolstenhulme, Jr.— drums, percussion
  • Bryce Soderberg— bass guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Ben Carey— lead guitar
  • Chris Daughtry— backing vocals
  • Mitch Lerner — piano
  • Chris Murguia — guitars, hammond organ, piano, background vocals
  • Jude Cole — guitars, background vocals, synth, keyboard, bass
  • Patrick Leonard — piano, synth, synth bass
  • Florian Ammon — synth
  • Sonus Quartet — strings
  • Chris Lord-Alge— mixing
  • Serban Ghenea — mixing
  • Florian Ammon — mixing
  • Greg Calbi — mastering

Track listing:

  1. All In – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  2. Nerve Damage – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  3. Had Enough – Jason Wade, Chris Daughtry, Richard Marx
  4. Halfway Gone – Jason Wade, Kevin Rudolf, Jacob Kasher
  5. It Is What It Is – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  6. From Where You Are – Jason Wade
  7. Smoke & Mirrors – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  8. Falling In – Jason Wade, Jude Cole, Kevin Rudolf, Jacob Kasher
  9. Wrecking Ball – Jaosn Wade, Jude Cole, Bryce Soderberg, Ricky Woolstenhulme Jr
  10. Here Tomorrow Gone Today – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  11. By Your Side – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  12. In Your Skin – Jason Wade, Jude Cole

 

On October 17, 1989.

billy-joel_storm-front

On October 17, 1989, “Columbia” label released “Storm Front”, the eleventh Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “The Hit Factory”; “Times Square Studio”;  “Right Track Recording”; The Power Station” in New York, and “The Warehouse Studio” in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by Billy Joel and Mick Jones. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and 4 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Joel: vocals, acoustic piano,clavinet, accordion, Hammond organ, harpsichord, synthesizers, guitars, percussion
  • Liberty DeVitto: drums, percussion
  • David Brown: lead guitar, Midi guitar solo onStorm Front
  • Joey Hunting: rhythm guitar
  • Crystal Taliefero: percussion
  • Schuyler Deale: bass guitar
  • Jeff Jacobs: synthesizers, horn arrangements
  • Don Brooks: harmonica
  • Mick Jones: guitar
  • John Mahoney: keyboards, keyboard programming
  • Sammy Merendino: electronic percussion
  • Kevin Jones: keyboard programming
  • Doug Kleeger: sounds effects
  • Dominic Cortese: accordion
  • Itzhak Perlman: violin
  • Lenny Pickett: saxophone
  • Andrew Love,Wayne Jackson: The Memphis Horns
  • Bill Zampino: choral arrangement
  • Chuck Arnold: choral leader
  • Arif Mardin: orchestral arrangement
  • Background vocals:Billy Joel, Mick Jones, Richard Marx, Crystal Taliefero, Jeff Jacobs, Patricia Darcy-Jones, Frank Floyd, Brian Ruggles, Joe Lynn Turner, Ian Lloyd, Brenda White King, Curtis King
  • Mixed byTom Lord-Alge and Jay Healy
  • Engineered by Dana Becker, Tim Crich, Jay Healy, Suzanne Hollander, Joe Pirrera and Gary Solomon
  • Mastered byTed Jensen

Track lsiting:

All tracks by Billy Joel.

  1. That’s Not Her Style
  2. We Didn’t Start the Fire
  3. The Downeaster ‘Alexa’
  4. I Go to Extremes
  5. Shameless
  6. Storm Front
  7. Leningrad
  8. State of Grace
  9. When in Rome
  10. And So It Goes

 

On June 30, 1986.

True_Blue

On June 30, 1986, “Sire” label released “True Blue”, the third Madonna studio album. It was recorded December 1985–April 1986, at “Channel Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Madonna, Stephen Bray and Patrick Leonard. “True Blue” was global commercial success, reaching number one in record-breaking 28 countries worldwide, spending 34 consecutive weeks at the top of the “European Top 100 Albums” chart, longer than any other album in history. It became the world’s top-selling album of 1986,and the best-selling album of the 1980s by a female artist. In 1986, as recognition of her impact on the popular culture, Madonna became the first female artist to receive the “Video Vanguard Award” at the 1986 “MTV Video Music Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Madonna – lead and background vocals
  • Paulinho da Costa– percussion
  • Bruce Gaitsch – guitars
  • Siedah Garrett– background vocals
  • Dann Huff– guitar
  • Jackie Jackson– background vocals
  • Paul Jackson, Jr.– guitar
  • Dave Boroff – saxophone
  • Stephen Bray– music programming, drums, keyboards, drum programming
  • Keithen Carter – background vocals
  • Edie Lehmann – background vocals
  • John Putnam – guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • David Williams – background vocals, guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Fred Zarr – keyboards
  • Patrick Leonard– drum programming, drums, keyboards, programming
  • Richard Marx– background vocals
  • Jeri McManus – art direction, design
  • Billy Meyers – string arrangements
  • Jonathan Moffett – background vocals, drums, percussion
  • Dan Nebenzal – mixing, mixing assistant
  • Michael Hutchinson – engineering
  • Herb Ritts– photography
  • Michael Verdick – engineering, mixing
  • Ted Jensenat Sterling Sound, NYC – mastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Papa Don’t Preach – Brain Elliot, Madonna
  2. Open Your Heart – Madonna, Gardner Cole, Peter Rafelson
  3. White Heat – Patrick Leonard, Madonna
  4. Live to Tell – Patrick Leonard, Madonna
  5. Where’s the Party – Madonna, Stephen Bray, Patrick Leonard
  6. True Blue – Madonna, Stephen Bray
  7. La Isla Bonita – Madonna, Patrick Leonard, Bruce Gaitsch
  8. Jimmy Jimmy – Madonna, Stephen Bray
  9. Love Makes the World Go Round – Madonna, Patrick Leonard

 

 

On May 14, 1984.

Chicago 17

On May 14, 1984, “Full Moon / Warner Bros” label released “Chicago 17”, the fourteenth Chicago studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, in Vancouver and in Los Angeles,, and was produced by David Foster. This was last band’s album with founding bassist/vocalist Peter Cetera. It was certified six times Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Peter Cetera– bass guitar; lead and background vocals, arrangements; vocal arrangements
  • Bill Champlin– guitars, keyboards, lead and background vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Robert Lamm– keyboards, lead and background vocals, arrangements, vocal arrangements
  • Lee Loughnane– trumpet
  • James Pankow– trombone, horn arrangements, arrangements
  • Walter Parazaider– woodwinds
  • Chris Pinnick– guitar
  • Danny Seraphine– drums
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • Michael Landau– guitar
  • Paul Jackson, Jr.– guitar
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar, additional arrangements
  • Paulinho da Costa– percussion
  • David Foster– keyboards, synthesizer programming, additional arrangements
  • John Van Tongeren– synthesizer programming
  • Erich Bulling – synthesizer programming
  • Marcus Ryle – synthesizer programming
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Greg Adams– trumpet
  • Kenny Cetera – background vocals
  • Donny Osmond– background vocals
  • Richard Marx– background vocals
  • David Pack– duet vocals

Track listing:

  1. Stay the Night – Peter Cetera, David Foster
  2. We Can Stop the Hurtin – Robert Lamm, Bill Champlin, Deborah Neal
  3. Hard Habit to Break – Steve Kipner, Jin Parker
  4. Only You – James Pankow, David Foster
  5. Remember the Feeling – Peter Cetera, Bill Champlin
  6. Along Comes a Woman – Peter Ceterea, Mark Goldenberg
  7. You’re the Inspiration – Peter Cetera, David Foster
  8. Please Hold On – Bill Champlin, David Foster, Lionel Richie
  9. Prima Dona – Peter Cetera, Mark Goldenberg
  10. Once in a Lifetime – James Pankow

On February 12, 1974.

Bottom Line Club

On February 12, 1974, “The Bottom Line” club opened in New York City. Owned by Allan Pepper and Stanley Snadowsky, during the 70’s and 80’s, the club was a major space for small-scale music performances. The club stoped working in 2004. Some of the artists who performed in the club were Miles Davis, Gato Barbieri, Bill Evans, Charles Mingus, Mose Allison, Muddy Waters, Mike Bloomfield, Paul Butterfield, Ray Barretto, Peter Gabriel, Al Kooper, Tom Waits, Melvin Van Peebles, Neil Sedaka, Billy Joel, Suzi Quatro, Patti Smith, Flo & Eddie, Toots and the Maytals, Cheech & Chong, Tower of Power, Tim Hardin, Roger McGuinn, JJ Cale, The Meters, Greg Kihn Band, Ry Cooder,Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Sam & Dave, Asım Can Gündüz, The Ronettes, John Cale, Gong, Peter Bardens, The Violent Femmes, Eric Clapton, Carl Perkins, Linda Ronstadt,The Police, Richard Marx, Prince, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Van Morrison, The Stone Poneys, Chuck Mangione, Emmylou Harris, Clinn Rippy, Neil Young, Barry Manilow, Laura Nyro, Loudon Wainwright III, New York Dolls, Lyle Lovett, The Electric Flag, Pat Martino, Todd Rundgren, Graham Parker, Grayson Hugh, Stan Ridgway, Horslips, Dire Straits,Chris Hillman, Hawkwind, Dolly Parton, George Jones, Tracy Nelson, The Pointer Sisters, Betty Carter, Ravi Shankar, Ramones and Michael Hedges.

On June 4, 1942.

Capitol Records

On June 4, 1942, “Capitol Records” was founded by Johnny Mercer, Buddy DeSylva, and Glenn Wallichs. Over the decades, the label became home to artists such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Bobby Darin, Glen Campbell, Steve Miller, Dr. Hook, Bob Seger, Tina Turner, Heart,  Nat King Cole, the Four Knights, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Stan Kenton, June Christy, Louis Prima, Keely Smith, the Louvin Brothers, Judy Garland, the Andrews Sisters, Harry James, Andy Griffith, Shirley Bassey, the Kingston Trio, Dean Martin, The Four Freshmen, Helen Reddy, Anne Murray, April Wine, Blondie, Bloodrock, Burning Spear, Buzzcocks, David Bowie, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, Max Webster, Lee Clayton, Natalie Cole, The Goose Creek Symphony, Sammy Hagar, The Knack, Maze, Mink DeVille, Juice Newton, Raspberries, Minnie Riperton, Diana Ross, Sweet, The Specials, The Sylvers, Ten Wheel Drive, The Stranglers, Tavares, George Thorogood, Triumvirate, Little River Band, Wings, The Persuasions, Richard Marx, The Motels, Billy Squier, Crowded House, Peter Blakeley, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, The Doobie Brothers, Willie Dixon, Glass Tiger, Katrina & The Waves, Grace Jones, Lloyd Cole, Pet Shop Boys, Sawyer Brown, Queen, Roxette, Brian Setzer,The Smithereens, Spandau Ballet, The Tubes, Paul Westerberg, Butthole Surfers, Concrete Blonde, Billy Idol, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Megadeth, Exodus, W.A.S.P., Poison, Iron Maiden, Queensrÿche,  Beastie Boys, King Tee, Mantronix, Mellow Man Ace, Robbie Robertson, Dave Koz, Ashford and Simpson, Freddie Jackson, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Skinny Puppy and others.