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On April 1, 2014.

On April 1, 2014, “Universal Records” label released “Life Journey”, the 37th Leon Russell album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Leon Russell – lead and background vocals, piano, liner notes
  • Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
  • John Clayton- bass, conductor, arranger
  • Dixieland Band
  • William Cantos – background vocals
  • Alvin Chea– background vocals
  • Perry Morgan – background vocals
  • Louis Price– background vocals
  • Graham Dechter – acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Anthony Wilson– guitar
  • Chris Simmons- slide guitar
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel, pedal steel guitar
  • Hugh McCracken- guitar, soloist
  • Larry Goldings- Hammond B3
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Lee Callet – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Owens – tenor saxophone
  • Rickey Woodard– tenor saxophone
  • Keith Fiddmont – alto saxophone
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Ryan Porter – trombone
  • Maurice Spears – bass trombone
  • Bijon Watson – trumpet
  • Gilbert Castellanos– trumpet
  • Clay Jenkins – trumpet
  • Sal Cracchiolo – trumpet
  • James Ford – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard- flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Jeff Clayton- clarinet, alto saxophone
  • James Gordon – clarinet
  • Christoph Luty – bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass
  • Jeff Hamilton- drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums
  • Elena Barere – concert master
  • Alan Broadbent- string arrangements
  • Jill Dell’Abate – string contractor
  • Elton John- executive producer
  • Shari Sutcliffe – music contractor, production coordination
  • Chandler Harrod – engineer, Pro-Tools
  • Mark Lambert – piano engineer, vocal engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner- string engineer
  • Al Schmitt- engineer, mixing
  • Doug Saks – mastering
  • Ryan Roth – design, photography
  • Mike Diehl – design

Track listing:

  1. Come On in My Kitchen – Robert Johnson
  2. Big Lips – Leon Russell
  3. Georgia on My Mind- Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  4. That Lucky Old Sun- Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith 4:09
  5. Fever- Eddie Cooley, John Davenport
  6. Think of Me – Mike Reid
  7. I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)- Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  8. The Masquerade Is Over – Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel
  9. I Really Miss You – Paul Anka
  10. New York State of Mind- Billy Joel
  11. Fool’s Paradise -Johnny Fuller, Bob Geddins, Dr. David Rosenbaum
  12. Down in Dixieland – Leon Russell

On November 14, 1979.

On November 14, 1979, “Warner Bros” label released “Down on the Farm”, the seventh Little Feat studio album. The album was completed and released shortly after the death of the band’s founder and leader, Lowell George. It was recorded in 1979, at “Wally Heider Studios” in Los Angeles, and Lowell George’s house in Topanga Canyon, The Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills, and was produced by Lowell George.

Personnel:

  • Lowell George– vocals, guitar
  • Paul Barrère– vocals, guitar
  • Sam Clayton– vocals, congas
  • Kenny Gradney- bass
  • Richie Hayward– vocals, drums
  • Bill Payne– vocals, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Gordon DeWitty– keyboards
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Jerry Jumonville- saxophone
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow- pedal steel guitar
  • David Lindley– guitar
  • Earl Palmer- drums
  • Fred Tackett- guitar
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
  • Julia Waters- backing vocals
  • Luther Waters- backing vocals
  • Oren Waters- backing vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – backing vocals
  • Fran Payne- backing vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt- backing vocals
  • Dan Smith – backing vocals
  • Rosemary Butler- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Down on the Farm – Paul Barrère
  2. Six Feet of Snow – Lowell George, Keith Godchaux
  3. Perfect Imperfection – Paul Barrère, Tom Snow
  4. Kokomo – Lowell George
  5. Be One Now – Lowell George, Fred Tackett
  6. Straight from the Heart – Lowell George, Bill Payne
  7. Front Page News – Lowell George, Bill Payne
  8. Wake up Dreaming – Bill Payne, Fran Payne
  9. Feel the Groove – Sam Clayton, Gordon DeWitty

 

On September 24, 1991.

On September 24, 1991, “Geffen” label released “Pop Pop”, the sixth Rickie Lee Jones album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Skyline Recording” in Topanga, California, and was produced by Rickie Lee Jones and David Was.

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones, vocals; acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford- acoustic guitar
  • Charlie Haden – acoustic bass
  • John Leftwich – acoustic bass
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.- bongos, shakers
  • Bob Sheppard- clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Joe Henderson- tenor saxophone
  • Dino Saluzzi– bandoneon
  • Charlie Shoemake– vibraphone
  • Steven Kindler – violin
  • Michael O’Neill – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Greiner – hurdy-gurdy
  • April Gay, Arnold McCuller, David Was, Donny Gerrard, Terry Bradford – backing vocals
  • Pascal Nabet Meyer – executive producer
  • Greg Penny, John Eden, Jon Ingoldsby – engineer
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. My One and Only Love – Guy Wood, Robert Mellin
  2. Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  3. Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo – Bronisław Kaper, Helen Deutsch
  4. Up from the Skies – Jimi Hendrix
  5. The Second Time Around – Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn
  6. Dat Dere – Bobby Timmons, Oscar Brown, Jr.
  7. I’ll Be Seeing You – Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain
  8. Bye Bye Blackbird – Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson
  9. The Ballad of the Sad Young Men – Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf
  10. I Won’t Grow Up – Carolyn Leigh, Mark Charlap
  11. Love Junkyard – David Weiss, John Keller
  12. Comin’ Back to Me – Marty Balin

In November 1975.

In November 1975, “Asylum” label released “The Hissing of Summer Lawns”, the seventh Joni Mitchell studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Joni Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Joni Mitchell – vocals, acoustic guitar, Moog, piano, keyboards, Arp, Farfisa, cover design, illustration
  • Graham Nash, David Crosby– background vocals
  • James Taylor– background vocals, guitar
  • Robben Ford– electric guitar, dobro, guitar
  • Jeff Baxter, Larry Carlton– electric guitar
  • Victor Feldman– electric piano, congas, vibes, keyboards, percussion
  • Joe Sample– electric piano, keyboards
  • John Guerin– drums, arrangement, Moog
  • Max Bennett, Wilton Felder– bass
  • The Warrior Drums of Burundi
  • Chuck Findley– horn, trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Bud Shank– saxophone, flute, bass flute
  • Dale Oehler– string arrangement
  • Henry Lewy– engineer
  • Ellis Sorkin – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Joni Mitchell, except where noted.

  1. In France They Kiss on Main Street
  2. The Jungle Line
  3. Edith and the Kingpin
  4. Don’t Interrupt the Sorrow
  5. Shades of Scarlett Conquering
  6. The Hissing of Summer Lawns – Joni Mitchell, John Guerin
  7. The Boho Dance
  8. Harry’s House; Centerpiece – Joni Mitchell; Jon Hendricks, Harry Edison
  9. Sweet Bird
  10. Shadows and Light

In August 1982.

In August 1982, “Warner Bros” label released “If That’s What It Takes”, the debut Michael McDonald studio album. It was recorded 1981 – 1982, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studio”; “Sunset Sound Recorders” and “Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Michael McDonald – lead vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Willie Weeks, Louis Johnson, Mike Porcaro – bass
  • Steve Gadd, Jeff Porcaro – drums
  • Dean Parks, Steve Lukather, Robben Ford – guitar
  • Edgar Winter, Tom Scott – saxophone
  • Lenny Castro, Bobby LaKind, Paulinho Da Costa, Ted Templeman – percussion
  • Greg Phillinganes – piano, clavinet
  • Greg Phillinganes – organ
  • Michael McDonald, Greg Phillinganes, Michael Omartian – Fender Rhodes
  • Michael Boddicker – synthesizer
  • Tom Scott – lyricon
  • Ed Sanford, Maureen McDonald,  Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, Brenda Russell, Kathy Walker, Amy Holland – background vocals
  • Ken Deane, Bobby Hata, Lee Herschberg, James Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett, Steve McManus – engineer
  • Lee Herschberg, James Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett – overdub engineer
  • Lee Herschberg – mixing
  • Bobby Hata – mastering
  • Jerry Hey – horn arrangements
  • Marty Paich – string arrangements
  • Paul Mederios – keyboard technician
  • Joan Parker, Kathy Walker, Vicki Fortson – production coordinator
  • Jeff Adamoff – art direction, design
  • Jim Shea – photography
  • Irving Azoff – direction

Track listing:

  1. Playin’ by the Rules – Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford
  2. I Keep Forgetting – Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  3. Love Lies – Michael McDonald, Randy Goodrum
  4. I Gotta Try – Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins
  5. I Can Let Go Now – Michael McDonald
  6. That’s Why – McDonald, Randy Goodrum
  7. If That’s What It Takes – Michael McDonald, Jackie De Shannon
  8. No Such Luck – Michael McDonald, Grady Walker, Harry Garfield
  9. Losin’ End – Michael McDonald
  10. Believe in It – Michael McDonald

In April 1977.

In April 1977, “Columbia” label released “Celebrate Me Home”, the debut Kenny Loggins solo album. It was recorded 1975-1976, and was produced by Phil Ramone and Bob James.

Personnel:

  • Patti Austin– backing vocals
  • Hiram Bullock– guitar
  • Jon Clarke – percussion, woodwinds
  • Vince Denham – backing vocals, woodwinds
  • Laudir de Oliveira– percussion
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Eric Gale– guitar
  • Lani Groves– backing vocals
  • Gwen Guthrie– backing vocals
  • George Hawkins – bass, backing vocals
  • Bob James– keyboards, producer
  • Steve Khan– guitar
  • Kenny Loggins – guitar, keyboards, lead & backing vocals
  • Ralph MacDonald– drums
  • Harvey Mason, Sr.– drums
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • Lee Ritenour– guitar
  • Tommy Tedesco– mandolin
  • Richard Tee– keyboards
  • Ed Caraeff- photography

Track listing:

  1. Lady Luck – Kenny Loggins, lyrics: John Townsend
  2. If You Be Wise – Kenny Loggins, lyrics: Jimmy Webb
  3. I Believe in Love – Kenny Loggins, lyrics: Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman
  4. Set It Free – Eva Ein, Kenny Loggins
  5. Why Do People Lie – Eva Ein, Kenny Loggins
  6. Enter My Dream – Kenny Loggins
  7. I’ve Got the Melody (Deep in My Heart) – Patti Austin
  8. Celebrate Me Home – Bob James, Kenny Loggins
  9. Daddy’s Back – Eva Ein, David Foster, Kenny Loggins
  10. You Don’t Know Me – Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker

 

 

On September 10, 1990.

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On September 10, 1990, “Columbia” label released “Under the Red Sky”, the twenty-seventh Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded January 1990, March–May 1990, and was produced by Jack Frost (Bob Dylan) and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – acoustic and electric guitar, piano, accordion, harp, vocals
  • Sweet Pea Atkinson– backing vocals
  • Rayse Biggs – trumpet
  • Sir Harry Bowens– backing vocals
  • David Crosby– backing vocals
  • Paulinho Da Costa– percussion
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Dan Bosworth – assistant engineering
  • Marsha Burns – production coordination
  • Ed Cherney – engineering, mixing
  • George Harrison– slide guitar
  • Bruce Hornsby– piano
  • Randy “The Emperor” Jackson– bass guitar
  • Elton John– piano
  • Al Kooper– organ, keyboards
  • David Lindley– bouzouki, guitar, slide guitar
  • David McMurray – saxophone
  • Steve Deutsch – assistant engineering
  • Judy Kirshner – assistant engineering
  • Donald Ray Mitchell – backing vocals
  • Jamie Muhoberac– organ
  • Jimmie Vaughan– guitar
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan– guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar
  • David Was– backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Jim Mitchell – assistant engineering
  • Brett Swain – assistant engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Wiggle Wiggle
  2. Under the Red Sky
  3. Unbelievable
  4. Born in Time
  5. V. Talkin’ Show
  6. 000 Men
  7. 2 x 2
  8. God Knows
  9. Handy Dandy
  10. Cat’s in the Well

On December 9, 1974.

Dark Horse

On December 9, 1974, “Apple” label released “Dark Horse”, the fifth George Harrison studio album. It was recorded November 1973, and August – October 1974, at “FPSHOT” in Oxfordshire and “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by George Harrison.

Personnel:

  • George Harrison– vocals , guitars, Moog synthesizer, clavinet, organ, bass, percussion, gubgubbi, drums, backing vocals
  • Tom Scott– saxophones, flute, horn arrangements , organ
  • Billy Preston– electric piano, organ, piano
  • Willie Weeks– bass
  • Andy Newmark– drums, percussion
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Jim Horn– flute
  • Chuck Findley– flute
  • Emil Richards– percussion
  • Ringo Starr– drums
  • Klaus Voormann– bass
  • Gary Wright– piano
  • Nicky Hopkins– piano
  • Roger Kellaway– piano, organ
  • Max Bennett– bass
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Ron Wood– guitar
  • Alvin Lee– guitar
  • Mick Jones– guitar
  • Derrek Van Eaton– backing vocals
  • Lon Van Eaton– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by George Harrison, except where noted.

  1. Hari’s on Tour
  2. Simply Shady
  3. So Sad
  4. Bye Bye, Love – Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant, George Harrison
  5. Māya Love
  6. Ding Dong, Ding Dong
  7. Dark Horse
  8. Far East Man – George Harrison, Ron Wood
  9. It Is ‘He’ – Jai Sri Krishna