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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.


  • 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.


  • Lead vocals: Michael McDonald
  • Bass: Willie Weeks, Louis Johnson, Mike Porcaro
  • Drums: Steve Gadd, Jeff Porcaro
  • Guitar: Dean Parks, Steve Lukather, Robben Ford
  • Saxophone: Edgar Winter, Tom Scott
  • Percussion: Lenny Castro, Bobby LaKind, Paulinho Da Costa, Ted Templeman
  • Piano: Greg Phillinganes, Michael McDonald
  • Clavinet: Greg Phillinganes
  • Organ: Greg Phillinganes
  • Fender Rhodes: Michael McDonald, Greg Phillinganes, Michael Omartian
  • Synthesizer: Michael McDonald, Michael Boddicker
  • Lyricon: Tom Scott
  • Background vocals: Michael McDonald, Ed Sanford, Maureen McDonald,  Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, Brenda Russell, Kathy Walker, Amy Holland
  • Engineers: Ken Deane, Bobby Hata, Lee Herschberg, James Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett, Steve McManus
  • Overdub engineers: Lee Herschberg, James Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett
  • Mixing: Lee Herschberg
  • Mastering: Bobby Hata
  • Horn arrangements: Jerry Hey
  • String arrangements: Marty Paich
  • Keyboard technician: Paul Mederios
  • Production coordinators: Joan Parker, Kathy Walker and Vicki Fortson
  • Art direction and Design: Jeff Adamoff
  • Photography: Jim Shea
  • Direction: Irving Azoff

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.


  • 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.


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.


  • 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.


  • 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