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In April 1980.

In April 1980, “Columbia” label released “Middle Man”, the ninth Boz Scaggs album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Bill Schnee.

Personnel:

  • Boz Scaggs – guitars, vocals
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Carlos Santana- guitar
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • David Foster- synthesizer, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Don Grolnick- piano, keyboards
  • Joe Vitale- drums
  • James Newton Howard- keyboards, clavinet
  • David Hungate- bass
  • Steve Lukather- guitars
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • David Paich- organ, synthesizer, keyboards
  • Ray Parker, Jr.- guitars
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Adrian Tapia – saxophone
  • Bill Thedford – background vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
  • Oren Waters- background vocals
  • Paulette Brown – background vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- background vocals
  • Chuck “Fingers” Irwin – background vocals
  • David Lasley- background vocals
  • Bill Champlin- background vocals
  • Charlotte Crossley – background vocals
  • Venetta Fields- background vocals
  • Sharon Redd- background vocals
  • Larry Fast, Michael Boddicker, Steve Porcaro- synthesizer programming

Track listing:

All tracks by David Foster and Boz Scaggs, except where noted.

  1. Jojo – David Foster, David Lasley, Boz Scaggs
  2. Breakdown Dead Ahead
  3. Simone
  4. You Can Have Me Anytime
  5. Middle Man
  6. Do Like You Do in New York – Boz Scaggs
  7. Angel You
  8. Isn’t It Time – Boz Scaggs
  9. You Got Some Imagination – Steve Lukather, Scaggs, Bill Schnee

 

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On September 23, 1977.

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On September 23, 1977, “Warner Bros” label released “Little Criminals”, the fifth  Randy Newman album. It was recorded July–September 1977, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” in North Hollywood, and “The Burbank Studios”, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Russ Titelman.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman- vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, piano
  • Mike Boddicker- additional synthesizer and synthesizer programming
  • The Eagles, Glenn Frey, D. Souther, Tim Schmit – backing vocals
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • Milt Holland – congas
  • Waddy Wachtel, Glenn Frey – guitar
  • Willie Weeks – bass
  • Andy Newmark, Rick Marotta, Jim Keltner – drums
  • Joe Walsh – guitar, slide guitar
  • Ralph Grierson – piano
  • Jim Keltner -temple blocks
  • Ry Cooder – mandolin

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. Short People
  2. You Can’t Fool the Fatman
  3. Little Criminals
  4. Texas Girl at the Funeral of Her Father
  5. Jolly Coppers on Parade
  6. In Germany Before the War
  7. Sigmund Freud’s Impersonation of Albert Einsteinin America
  8. Baltimore
  9. I’ll Be Home
  10. Rider in the Rain
  11. Kathleen (Catholicism Made Easier)
  12. Old Man on the Farm

On September 12, 2000.

its-like-this

On September 12, 2000, “Artemis” label released “It’s Like This”, the tenth Rickie Lee Jones album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Rickie Lee Jones and Bruce Brody.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones – vocals, guitar, organ
  • Bruce Brody– organ
  • John Pizzarelli– acoustic guitar
  • Alex Foster– saxophone
  • Jeff Dellisanti– bass clarinet
  • Conrad Herwig– trombone
  • Richard Davis- acoustic bass
  • Paul Nowinski- acoustic bass
  • Michael Elizondo- acoustic bass
  • Peter Erskine– drums
  • Carl Allen– drums
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Bashiri Johnson– percussion

Track listing:

  1. Show Biz Kids – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  2. Trouble Man – Marvin Gaye
  3. For No One – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. Smile – Charlie Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner
  5. Low Spark of High Heeled Boys – Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood
  6. On the Street Where You Live – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe
  7. I Can’t Get Started – Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin
  8. Up a Lazy River – Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin
  9. Someone to Watch Over Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  10. Cycles – G. Caldwell
  11. One Hand, One Heart – Leonard Bernstein

 

On July 16, 1982.

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On July 16, 1982, “Asylum” label released “The Envoy”, the fifth Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Record One” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Warren Zevon, Greg Ladanyi and Waddy Wachtel.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon– vocals, guitar; piano, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar, percussion, harmony vocals
  • David Landau – guitar, backing vocals
  • Leland Sklar– bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, log drums, puili sticks
  • Don Henley– harmony vocals
  • Lindsey Buckingham– harmony vocals
  • Jim Horn– recorders, saxophone
  • Jordan Zevon– harmony vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Jorge Calderón– harmony vocals
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar– guitar
  • LeRoy Marinell – guitar
  • Mike Botts– drums
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • D. Souther– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Kenny Edwards– bass
  • Graham Nash– harmony vocals
  • Russ Kunkel– drums
  • Jamie Ledner, Wayne Tadouye – engineers
  • Jimmy Wachtel- design, cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. The Envoy
  2. The Overdraft – Thomas McGuane, Warren Zevon
  3. The Hula Hula Boys
  4. Jesus Mentioned
  5. Let Nothing Come Between You
  6. Ain’t That Pretty at All – LeRoy Marinell,Warren Zevon
  7. Charlie’s Medicine
  8. Looking for the Next Best Thing – Kenny Edwards, LeRoy Marinell, Warren Zevon
  9. Never Too Late for Love

On June 14, 1975.

Initiation

On June 14,1975. “Bearsville” label released “Initiation” the sixth Todd Rundgren, solo studio album. It was recorded in 1975 at “Secret Sound Studio”, “Media Sound Studio” and
”Bearsville Sound Studio”, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren: vocals, Guitars, sitar, keyboards, synthesizers, piano, ARP string ensemble, string arrangements
  • Roger Powell: keyboards, synthesizers, synthesizer programmingnose flute, trumpet
  • Mark Klingman: keyboards, synthesizers
  • John Siegler,Dan Hartman, John Miller: bass
  • Ralph Schuckett:clavinet
  • Kevin Ellman, John “Willie” Wilcox, Barry Lazarowitz, Roy Markowitz,Rick Marotta, Chris Parker, Bernard Purdie: drums
  • Bob Rose: rhythm guitars
  • Rick Derringer: bass, guitars
  • Edgar Winter,David Sanborn: saxophone
  • Barbara Burton, Lee Pastora: percussion
  • Arranged Todd Rundgren
  • Recorded & Engineered By Jack Malken

Track lsiting:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren.

  1. Real Man
  2. Born to Synthesize
  3. The Death of Rock and Roll
  4. Eastern Intrigue
  5. Initiation
  6. Fair Warning
  7. A Treatise on Cosmic Fire
    • Intro -Prana
    • The Fire of Mind – or: Solar Fire
    • The Fire of Spirit – or: Electric Fire
    • The Internal Fire – or: Fire by Friction
      1. Mûlâdhâra: The Dance of Kundalini
      2. Svâdhishthâna: Bam, Bham, Mam, Yam, Ram, Lam, Thank You, Mahm
      3. Manipûra: Seat of Fire
      4. Anâhata: The Halls of Air
      5. Vishudda: Sounds Beyond Ears
      6. Ajnâ: Sights Beyond Eyes
      7. Brahmarandhra: Nirvana Shakri
    • “Outro – Prana”

On June 1, 1974.

Walking Man

On June 1, 1974, “Warner Bros” released “Walking Man”, the fifth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded January–April 1974, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by David Spinozza.

Personnel:

  • James Taylor –acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Kenny Ascher– Fender Rhodes electric piano, piano
  • Kenny Berger – baritonesaxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Peter Gordon– French horn
  • Don Grolnick– piano, Hammond organ, Vox humana,
  • Howard Johnson– tuba
  • Ralph MacDonald– percussion
  • George Marge –oboe
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Linda McCartney– vocals
  • Paul McCartney– backing vocals
  • Hugh McCracken– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica, backing vocals
  • Andy Muson – bass
  • Gene Orloff– strings
  • Barry Rogers– trombone
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Ralph Schuckett– clavinet
  • Carly Simon– vocals
  • David Spinozza– electric guitar, acoustic electric guitar, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • George Young – alto saxophone
  • Harry Maslin – Recording and Mixing Engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Walking Man
  2. Rock ‘n’ Roll Is Music Now
  3. Let It All Fall Down
  4. Me and My Guitar
  5. Daddy’s Baby
  6. Ain’t No Song – Joey Levine,David Spinozza
  7. Hello Old Friend
  8. Migration
  9. The Promised Land – Chuck Berry
  10. Fading Away