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On April 13, 1982.

On April 13, 1982, “Epic” label released “Let Me Know You”, the eighth Stanley Clarke studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Larrabee Sound Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Stanley Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Stanley Clarke– vocals, bass, piccolo bass, tenor bass, electric bass, solo bass, electric bass solo, guitar, sitar, Roland bass synthesizer
  • Darlene Love– backing vocals
  • David Lasley– backing vocals
  • Marcy Levy– backing vocals
  • Denzil A. Miller Jr. – acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Moog synthesizer, mini moog
  • Greg Phillinganes– Fender Rhodes electric piano, mini moog
  • Todd Cochran– Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Michael Sembello– guitar
  • Carlos Santana– guitar solo
  • Roger Linn– drums
  • Gordon Peeke – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa– drums, percussion
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Steve Ferrone– drums
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler– drums
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Steven Lederman – additional vocals effects
  • Armand Kaproff – cello
  • Douglas L. Davis – cello
  • Earl S. Madison – cello
  • Paula Hochhalter – cello
  • Dorothy Remsen – harp
  • Charles C. Loper – trombone
  • Dick Hyde– trombone
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Lewis Melvin McCreary – trombone
  • Chuck Findley– trumpet
  • Gary E. Grant – trumpet
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet
  • Larry G. Hall – trumpet
  • Allan Harshman – viola
  • Janet Lakatos – viola
  • Joel Soultanian – viola
  • Roland Kato – viola
  • Rollice E. Dale – viola
  • Samuel Boghossian – viola
  • Alfred C. Brewning – violin
  • Charles Veal Jr. – violin
  • Daniel Shindaryov – violin
  • Endre Granat– violin
  • Gordon Howard Marron – violin
  • Harry Bluestone– violin
  • Ilkka Talvi– violin
  • Joy Lyle – violin
  • Nathan Kaproff – violin
  • Nathan Ross – violin
  • Paul Shure – violin
  • Tibor Zelig – violin
  • Vicky Sylvester – violin
  • Don Menza– woodwind
  • Ernie Watts– woodwind
  • Gary Lee Herbig – woodwind
  • Jim Horn– woodwind
  • Erik Zobler – recording, mixing
  • Danny Kopelson – assistant mixing engineer
  • Wally Buck – assistant mixing engineer
  • Judy Clapp – assistant recording engineer
  • Nyya Lark – assistant recording engineer
  • Sabrina Buchanek – assistant recording engineer
  • George Horn – mastering
  • Bob Seidemann– photography

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Stanley Clarke, except where noted.

  1. Straight to the Top
  2. Let Me Know You
  3. You Are the One for Me – lyrics by June Christopher
  4. I Just Want to Be Your Brother
  5. The Force of Love
  6. Play the Bass
  7. Secret to My Heart – Todd Cochran
  8. New York City

 

On November 17, 1978.

On November 17, 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “From the Inside”, the fourth Alice Cooper album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper – vocals
  • Dick Wagner– lead guitar
  • David Foster– keyboards
  • Davey Johnstone– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • David Hungate– bass
  • Dee Murray– bass
  • Dennis Conway – drums
  • Fred Mandel– keyboards
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Jim Keltner– percussion
  • Jay Graydon– guitar, synthesizer programming
  • Lee Sklar– bass
  • Michael Ricciardella – drums
  • Marcy Levy– vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Steve Porcaro– synthesizer programming
  • Robbie King – keyboards
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Michael Ricciardella – drums
  • Rick Nielsen– guitar
  • Bill Champlin, Kiki Dee, Flo & Eddie, Tom Kelly, Bobby Kimball, Sheryl Cooper, The Totally Committed Choir – backing v

Track listing:

.All lyrics by Alice Cooper and Bernie Taupin; all music by Cooper and Dick Wagner, except where noted.

  1. From the Inside – Alice Cooper, Bernie Taupin, Dick Wagner, David Foster
  2. Wish I Were Born in Beverly Hills
  3. The Quiet Room
  4. Nurse Rozetta – Alice Cooper, Steve Lukather, David Foster
  5. Millie and Billie – Alice Cooper, Bruce Roberts
  6. Serious – Alice Cooper, Bernie Taupin, David Foster, Steve Lukather
  7. How You Gonna See Me Now
  8. For Veronica’s Sake
  9. Jackknife Johnny
  10. Inmates (We’re All Crazy)

 

On June 18, 1976.

On June 18, 1976, “Riva” label released “A Night on the Town”, the seventh Rod Stewart album. It was recorded December 1975 – April 1976, at “Cherokee Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Muscle Shoals Sound” in Sheffield, “Criteria” in  Miami” in Nederland, CO, and was produced by Tom Dowd. The cover art is based on Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s painting “Bal du moulin de la Galette”.

Personnel:

  • Rod Stewart – vocals
  • Donald Dunn, Bob Glaub, David Hood, Willie Weeks, Lee Sklar– bass guitar
  • Steve Cropper, Billy Peek, Joe Walsh, Jesse Ed Davis, David Lindley, Fred Tackett– guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis, David Foster, Barry Beckett, J. Smith – keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins, Andy Newmark, Al Jackson Jr., Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Tommy Vig, Joe Lala– percussion
  • Jimmy Horowitz, Mel Lewis, Arif Mardin– string arrangements
  • Tower of Power Horn section – French horn
  • Jerry Jumonville, Plas Johnson– tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Rod Stewart, except where noted.

Slow Side

  1. Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  2. The First Cut Is the Deepest – Cat Stevens
  3. Fool for You
  4. The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II)

Fast Side

  1. The Balltrap
  2. Pretty Flamingo – Mark Barkan
  3. Big Bayou – Gib Guilbeau
  4. The Wild Side of Life – Arlie Carter, William Warren
  5. Trade Winds – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter

In January 1978.

In January 1978, “Warner Bros” label released “Open Fire”, the first Ronnie Montrose solo album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Edgar Winter.

Personnel:

  • Ronnie Montrose– guitar, theremin, mandolin, mandocello
  • Edgar Winter- piano, harpsichord, Moog sequencer bass
  • Jim Alcivar- Moog synthesizer, martenot, sequencer programming
  • Alan Fitzgerald– bass
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Bob Alcivar- orchestra arrangement, conductor

Track listing:

  1. Openers – Bob Alcivar
  2. Open Fire – Ronnie Montrose, Edgar Winter
  3. Mandolinia – Ronnie Montrose
  4. Town Without Pity – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  5. Leo Rising – Ronnie Montrose
  6. Heads Up – Ronnie Montrose, Edgar Winter
  7. Rocky Road – J. Thomassie, C. Brent, J. Smith
  8. My Little Mystery – Ronnie Montrose
  9. No Beginning/No End – Ronnie Montrose

On August 19, 1976.

On August 19, 1976, “Atlantic” label released “Coming Out”, the third Manhattan Transfer album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Richard Perry.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hauser– vocals, arranger
  • Laurel Massé– vocals, arranger
  • Alan Paul– vocals, arranger
  • Janis Siegel– vocals, arranger
  • Michael Brecker– soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Jackie Kelso– tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Jay Migliori– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Ira Newborn– autoharp, guitar, arranger
  • Ben Benay, Robert Bowles – guitar
  • Andy Muson – double bass, bass guitar
  • Dave Frishberg– Clavinet, keyboards, piano
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards, organ, synthesizer
  • John– piano, keyboards
  • John Barnes, Clarence McDonald– piano
  • Arthur Jenkins– piano, arranger
  • Mike Melvoin– piano
  • Tim Hauser– assistant producer
  • Douglas Botnick, Lewis Hahn, Rick Rowe – engineer
  • Bill Payne, Roger Steinman – piano
  • Steve Paietta – accordion
  • Jim Gordon, Jim Keltner, David Kemper, Roy Markowitz, Jim Nelson, Rick Shlosser, Ringo Starr– drums
  • Ralph MacDonald– congas, percussion
  • Nicky Marrero – percussion, timbales
  • Johnny “Dandy” Rodriguez Jr– bongos, percussion
  • Bobbye Hall, Doug Thorngren – percussion
  • Tim Hauser– assistant producer
  • Douglas Botnick, Lewis Hahn, Rick Rowe – engineer
  • Howard Steele – engineer, remixing
  • Dennis Devlin, Dan Latham, Tim Sadler – assistant engineer
  • Allen Zentz – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Let Go – Jesse Stone
  2. Zindy Lou – Johnny Moore, Eddie Smith
  3. Chanson D’Amour – Wayne Shanklin
  4. Helpless – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  5. Scotch and Soda – Dave Guard
  6. The Speak Up Mambo (Cuentame) – Al Castellanos
  7. Poinciana(The Song Of The Tree) Nat Simon, Buddy Bernier
  8. O.S – Ron Roker, Gerry Shury, Phil Swern
  9. Popsicle Toes – Michael Franks
  10. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference – Todd Rundgren
  11. The Thought of Loving You – David White

In August 1973.

In August 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “Hard Nose the Highway”, the seventh Van Morrison  studio album. It was recorded August – October 1972, at “Caledonia Studio”, and was produced by Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Jack Schroer– tenor, alto, baritone and soprano saxophones
  • Jules Broussard – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Joseph Ellis – trumpet
  • Bill Atwood– trumpet
  • Nathan Rubin – violin
  • Zaven Melikian – violin
  • Nancy Ellis – viola
  • Theresa “Terry” Adams – cello
  • John Tenney – violin
  • Michael Gerling – violin
  • Jef Labes– piano
  • John Platania– guitar
  • David Hayes– bass
  • Gary Mallaber– vibraphone, drums
  • Rick Shlosser– drums
  • Marty David – bass
  • Jackie De Shannon– backing vocals
  • Oakland Symphony Chamber Chorus
  • Spirit, morale, laughter – Ed Fletcher (alias Iversen)
  • Engineers: Neil Schwartz, Jim Stern
  • Arrangers: Van Morrison, Jef Labes (strings), Jack Schroer, (horns)
  • Cover art: Rob Springett

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison, except where noted.

  1. Snow in San Anselmo
  2. Warm Love
  3. Hard Nose the Highway
  4. Wild Children
  5. The Great Deception
  6. Bein’ Green – Joe Raposo
  7. Autumn Song
  8. Purple Heather – traditional

In July 1978.

In July 1978, “EMI” label released “Hobo with a Grin”, the debut Steve Harley album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Steve Harley and Michael James Jackson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Harley- vocals
  • Jo Partridge – electric and acoustic guitar, electric lead solo
  • Fred Tackett- acoustic guitar
  • Marc Bolan- guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Cregan, Ian Bairnson- acoustic guitar, electric guitars
  • Tom Moncrieff- electric guitar solo
  • Greg Porée – electric guitar, classical guitar
  • Bill Payne- acoustic piano, organ
  • Duncan Mackay- electric piano, harpsichord, synthesizer, keyboards, piano, Hammond organ
  • Chris Mercer – saxophone
  • Bob Glaub, Alan Jones, George Ford, Reggie McBride – bass
  • Herbie Flowers- acoustic bass
  • Rick Shlosser, Ricky Fataar, Stuart Elliott, Paul Humphrey- drums
  • Simon Morton, Chris Caron, Luís Jardim- percussion
  • Lindsey Elliott, King Errisson – congas
  • Michael McDonald, Bill Champlin, Rosemary Butler, Bobby Kimball, Tom Kelley, Yvonne Keeley, John Townsend, Roy Kenner, Gloria Jones, Barry St. John – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Horowitz – string arrangement, horn arrangement
  • Michael J. Jackson – additional production, mixing, percussion, intro piano
  • James Isaacson – remix engineer, additional recording , engineer, tambourine, drums
  • John Haeny, Tony Clark, Peter James, Gary Ladinsky – engineer
  • Paul Black, Haydn Bendall- assistant engineer
  • Ken Perry – mastering
  • Jim Shea – photography
  • Kosh – design

Track listing:

  1. Roll the Dice – Steve Harley, Jo Partridge
  2. Amerika the Brave – Steve Harley
  3. Living in a Rhapsody – Jim Cregan, Steve Harley, Duncan Mackay
  4. I Wish It Would Rain – Roger Penzabene, Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  5. Riding the Waves (For Virginia Woolf) – Steve Harley
  6. Someone’s Coming – Jo Partridge
  7. Hot Youth – Steve Harley, Duncan Mackay
  8. (I Don’t Believe) God is an Anarchist – Steve Harley
  9. Faith, Hope and Charity – Steve Harley

In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Saint Dominic’s Preview”, the sixth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios”, “Pacific High Studios” in San Francisco, “The Church” in San Anselmo, California,  and was produced by Ted Templeman and Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison— vocals, acoustic, rhythm and twelve string guitar, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Jules Broussard — tenor saxophone, flute
  • Lee Charlton — drums
  • Bill Church— bass
  • Ron Elliott— acoustic guitar
  • “Boots” Houston — tenor saxophone, backing vocals
  • Mark Jordan — piano
  • Connie Kay— drums
  • Bernie Krause— Moog synthesizer
  • Gary Mallaber— drums, percussion, vibraphone
  • John McFee— steel guitar
  • Doug Messenger — electric and acoustic guitars
  • Ronnie Montrose— acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Naftalin— piano, Moog synthesizer
  • Pat O’Hara — trombone
  • Janet Planet — backing vocals
  • Tom Salisbury — piano, organ
  • Rick Shlosser- drums
  • Ellen Schroer — backing vocals
  • Jack Schroer— alto and baritone saxophones
  • Mark Springer — backing vocals
  • Leroy Vinnegar— double bass
  • Engineers: Donn Landee, Bob Schumaker, Jim Gaines, Dave Brown, Steve Brandon
  • Mixing: Donn Landee, Bob Schumaker
  • Photography: Michael Maggid
  • Arrangements – Tom Salisbury
  • Remastering – Tim Young, Walter Samuel

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)
  2. Gypsy
  3. I Will Be There
  4. Listen to the Lion
  5. Saint Dominic’s Preview
  6. Redwood Tree
  7. Almost Independence Day

 

 

 

In June 1977.

In June 1977, “Portrait” label released “Blowin’ Away”, the 19th Joan Baez album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by David Kershenbaum and Bernard Gelb.

Personnel:

  • Joan Baez – vocals, guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitars, bass
  • Elliot Randall, David Mansfield, Dean Parks – guitars
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn, Wilton Felder – bass
  • Jim Gordon, Mike Botts, Rick Shlosser- drums
  • Joe Sample, Larry Knechtel,Malcolm Cecil – keyboards
  • David Mansfield, Jeff Baxter – steel guitar
  • Larry Knechtel – piano
  • Mike Bots – percussion
  • Tom Scott – saxophone
  • David Mansfield – violin, mandolin
  • Arranged by – Dean Parks, Elliott Randall, Joe Sample, Larry Knechtel, Wilton Felder, Tom Scott
  • John Berg – design
  • Kin Schilling – photography
  • Michael Gershman – sleeve notes
  • Dee Robb, Mike Stavrou, George Tutko – engineer
  • Mastered by – Alex Kazanegras, Kirby Veach
  • Recorded by – Tom Vacari

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Baez; except where noted

  1. Sailing – Gavin Sutherland
  2. Many a Mile to Freedom – Steve Winwood, Anna Capaldi
  3. Miracles
  4. Yellow Coat – Steve Goodman
  5. Time Rag
  6. A Heartfelt Line or Two
  7. I’m Blowin’ Away – Eric Kaz
  8. Luba the Baroness
  9. Altar Boy and the Thief
  10. Cry Me a River – Arthur Hamilton

 

In February 1972.

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In February 1972, “Columbia” label released “Blue River”, the ninth Eric Andersen album. It was recorded in 1971, in Nashville, and was produced by Norbert Putnam. “Blue River” is regarded  as a landmark recording for the singer-songwriter and folk rock genres.

Personnel:

  • Eric Andersen- acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, harmonica, vocals
  • David Bromberg- dobro, acoustic guitar
  • Andy Johnson- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vibraphone, background vocals
  • David Briggs- organ, keyboards, celeste
  • Weldon Myrick- steel guitar
  • Norbert Putnam- bass
  • Glen Spreen- organ, harpsichord, keyboards, woodwinds
  • Eddie Hinton- acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Grady Martin- gut string guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Kevin Kelly- accordion
  • Mark Sporer- bass
  • Kenneth Buttrey- drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Jim McKevitt- drums
  • Rick Shlosser- drums
  • Deborah Andersen- piano, background vocals
  • Joni Mitchell- vocals, background vocals
  • Farrell Morris- vibraphone, background vocals
  • Jerry Carrigan- percussion
  • Millie Kirkham- background vocals
  • Sonja Montgomery- background vocals
  • Laverna Moore- background vocals
  • Florence Warner- background vocals
  • Temple Riser- background vocals
  • The Jordanaires- background vocals
  • The Holidays- background vocals
  • Recording Engineer: Stan Hutto, Glen Kolotkin, Stan Tonkel
  • Production Manager: Jessica Sowin
  • Art Direction: John Berg
  • Liner Notes: Anthony DeCurtis
  • Photography: Urve Kuusik, Sandy Speiser, Don Nelson

Track listing:

  1. Is It Really Love at All – Eric Andersen
  2. Pearl’s Goodtime Blues – Eric Andersen
  3. Wind and Sand – Eric Andersen
  4. Faithful – Eric Andersen
  5. Blue River – Eric Andersen
  6. Florentine – Eric Andersen
  7. Sheila – Eric Andersen
  8. More Often Than Not – David Wiffen
  9. Round the Bend – Eric Andersen