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On December 7, 2010.

On December 7, 2010, “Vortexan” and “EMI” labels released “Up Close”, the sixth Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – vocals, guitar
  • Sonny Landreth – guitar
  • Jimmie Vaughan – guitar
  • Jonny Lang – vocals, guitar
  • Malford Milligan – vocals
  • Steve Miller – vocals
  • Roscoe Beck – bass guitar
  • Kevin Hall – drums
  • Barry “Frosty” Smith – drums
  • Tommy Taylor – drums
  • Kelly Donnelly – engineer
  • Andy Johns – mixing
  • Kelly Toombs – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Awaken
  2. Fatdaddy
  3. Brilliant Room
  4. Texas – Mike Bloomfield, Buddy Miles
  5. Gem
  6. Traverse
  7. Austin
  8. Soul Surprise
  9. On the Way
  10. Arithmetic
  11. The Sea and the Mountain
  12. Vortexan
  13. A Change Has Come to Me
  14. Change (revisited)
  15. Your Book

On November 6, 1998.

On November 6, 1998, “Ark 21” label released “Seven Worlds”, the fourth Eric Johnson album. It was recorded 1976 – 1978, at “Odyssey Sound” and “Pecan Street” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Jay Aaron Podolnick.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – lead vocals, guitar, Fender Rhodes electric piano, piano, lap steel guitar
  • Jay Aaron – vocals
  • Christopher Cross – vocals
  • Liza Farrow – vocals
  • Kim Wilson – harmonica
  • Nick Phelps – trumpet
  • Jimmy Martin – guitar
  • Steve Barber – synthesizers
  • Roscoe Beck – bass guitar
  • Kyle Brock – bass guitar
  • David Dennard – bass
  • Bill Maddox – drums
  • Mark Singer – drums
  • Linda Wetherby – viola da gamba

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Zap
  2. Emerald Eyes – Eric Johnson, Jay Aaron Podolnick
  3. Showdown – Eric Johnson, Jay Aaron Podolnick
  4. Missing Key
  5. Alone with You
  6. I Promise I Will Try
  7. Winter Came
  8. Turn the Page
  9. A Song for Life
  10. By Your Side

On February 28, 1990.

On February 28, 1990, “Capitol” label released “Ah Via Musicom”, the third Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded March 1988 – June 1989, at “Riverside Sound”, “Arlyn Studios” and “Saucer One Studio” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Eric Johnson, Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson– lead vocals, guitar, piano, electric sitar, arrangement, engineering
  • Jody Lazo – vocals
  • Steven Hennig – guitar
  • Steve Barber– keyboard, synthesizer, arrangement
  • Tommy Taylor – drums, percussion, arrangement
  • Paul Bissell – percussion
  • James Fenner – percussion
  • Roscoe Beck– bass, arrangement
  • Kyle Brock – bass, arrangement
  • Reggie Witty – bass, arrangement
  • Wee Willie – harmonica
  • Vince Mariani – arrangement
  • Richard Mullen – engineering, mixing
  • Chet Himes – engineering
  • Bob Lacivita – engineering
  • Walter New – engineering
  • Dave Parks – engineering
  • Stuart Sullivan– engineering
  • Michael Frondelli – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Ah Via Musicom – Eric Johnson, Steve Barber
  2. Cliffs of Dover
  3. Desert Rose – Eric Johnson, Vince Mariani
  4. High Landrons
  5. Steve’s Boogie
  6. Trademark
  7. Nothing Can Keep Me from You
  8. Song for George
  9. Righteous
  10. Forty Mile Town
  11. East West

On October 26, 2004.

On October 26, 2004, “Columbia” label released “Dear Heather” the eleventh  Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded 1979, 1985, 2002 – 2004, and was produced by Leanne Ungar, Sharon Robinson, Anjani Thomas, Henry Lewy and Leonard Cohen.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen – vocals, guitar, Jew’s harp
  • Sharon Robinson– vocals, arrangements
  • Anjani Thomas– vocals, backing vocals; piano
  • Stan Sargeant – bass
  • Roscoe Beck– bass
  • John Crowder – bass
  • Richard Crooks – drums
  • Johnny Friday – drums
  • Mitch Watkins – guitar
  • Garth Hudson– accordion
  • Bill Ginn – piano
  • Raffi Hakopian – violin
  • John Bilezikjian– oud
  • Ron Getman – steel guitar
  • Sarah Kramer – trumpet
  • Bob Sheppard– tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. Go No More A-Roving – lyrics by Lord Byron, poem So, We’ll Go No More a Roving
  2. Because Of
  3. The Letters – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  4. Undertow
  5. Morning Glory
  6. On That Day – Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas
  7. Villanellefor Our Time – lyrics by  R. Scott
  8. There for You – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  9. Dear Heather
  10. Nightingale – Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas
  11. To a Teacher
  12. The Faith – music based on a Quebec folk song,  Un Canadien errant
  13. Tennessee Waltz – Redd Stewart, Pee Wee King, additional verse by Leonard Cohen

 

On June 14, 2005.

On June 14, 2005, “Favored Nations” label released “Bloom”, the fifth Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Saucer Sound”, “Surfland”, “One Good Ear”, “Studio B”, “No Favors”, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – vocals, acoustic, classical and electric guitar,piano, pedal steel, electric sitar, bass, synth, rhodes electric piano
  • Chris Maresh, Roscoe Beck- bass
  • Steve Barber – vocals, acoustic piano, Moog synth
  • Bill Maddox – percussion, drums
  • James Fenner – percussion
  • Tal Bergman, Barry “Frosty” Smith, Tom Brechtlein – drums
  • Tony Phillips – drums, bass, synth
  • Tommy Taylor – percussion, drums
  • Salvatore Banzai La Rocca – harmonica
  • Tom Burrit – percussion
  • Adrian Legg- guitar
  • Brad Evilsizer – percussion
  • Shawn Colvin, Lisa Tingle, Jody Lazo – vocals
  • Rich Harvey – acoustic piano
  • Richard Mullen – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  • Prelude
  1. Bloom
  2. Summer Jam
  3. My Back Pages – Bob Dylan
  4. Good to Me
  5. Columbia
  6. 12 to 12 Vibe
  • Courante
  1. Sea Secret
  2. Sad Legacy
  3. From My Heart
  4. Cruise the Nile
  5. Tribute to Jerry Reed
  6. Your Sweet Eyes
  • Allemande
  1. Hesitant
  2. Sunnaround You
  3. Magnetized
  4. Ciel

On February 2, 1988.

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On February 2, 1988, “Columbia” label released “I’m Your Man”, the eighth Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded August – November 1987, at the “Studio Tempo” in Montréal and “Rock Steady” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Roscoe Beck, Jean-Michel Reusser and Michel Robidoux.  Pitchfork Media ranked the album at number 51 on its list “100 Best Albums of the 1980s”; “Slant” magazine listed the album at number 29 on its list of “Best Albums of the 1980s”.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen: keyboards, vocals
  • Jude Johnson: vocals
  • Anjani Thomas: vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes: vocals
  • Mayel Assouly: backing vocals
  • Evelyine Hebey: backing vocals
  • Elisabeth Valletti: backing vocals
  • Jeff Fisher: keyboards
  • Bob Stanley: guitar
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow: pedal steel guitar
  • Peter Kisilenko: bass
  • Tom Brechtlein: drums
  • Vinnie Colaiuta: drums
  • Lenny Castro: percussion
  • Michel Robidoux: drums, keyboards
  • John Bilezikjian:oud
  • Richard Beaudet: saxophone
  • Raffi Hakopian: violin

 Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen except where noted.

  1. First We Take Manhattan
  2. Ain’t No Cure for Love
  3. Everybody Knows – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  4. I’m Your Man
  5. Take This Waltz – Leonard Cohen, Federico Garcia Lorca
  6. Jazz Police – Leonard Cohen, Jeff Fisher
  7. I Can’t Forget
  8. Tower of Song