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In March 1981.

In March 1981, “Arista” label released “Nightwalker” the seventh Gino Vannelli studio album. It was recorded 1980-1981, at “Smoketree” in Chatsworth, California, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, and Ross Vannelli.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli– lead, backing vocals
  • Joe Vannelli- electric piano, acoustic piano, organ and synthesizer, string arrangements
  • Mike Miller- electric guitar and acoustic guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta- drums
  • Neil Stubenhaus- bass
  • Mike Fisher – congas and percussion
  • David Boruff – saxophone
  • Brad Cole – string arrangements
  • Stephanie Spruill – backing vocals
  • Julia Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Waters – backing vocals
  • Ross Vannelli – backing vocals
  • Doug Parry – backing vocals
  • Norm Kinney – engineer
  • Doug Parry – assistant engineer
  • Rick Romano – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman- mastering engineer
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction
  • Mark Hanauer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli, except where noted.

  1. Nightwalker
  2. Seek and You Will Find – Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
  3. Put the Weight on My Shoulders
  4. I Believe – Gino Vannelli and Ross Vannelli
  5. Santa Rosa
  6. Living Inside Myself
  7. Stay With Me
  8. Sally (She Says the Sweetest Things)
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On March 31, 1976.

Led Zeppelin - Presence

On March 31, 1976, Led Zeppelin’s seventh studio album “Presence” was released on their own label “Swan Song Records”. The album material was written and recorded in period when Robert Plant was recuperating from the injuries he had sustained the previous year in a car accident. It was recorded November–December 1975 in “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Jimmy Page. The album cover and inside sleeve was created by “Hipgnosis”. Together with the outtake album “Coda”,  “Presence” is the slowest selling Led Zeppelin album.

Personnel:

  • John Bonham– drums, percussion
  • John Paul Jones– four and eight-string bass guitars
  • Jimmy Page– guitars, production
  • Robert Plant– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Barry Diament – mastering
  • Peter Grant– executive producer
  • Jeremy Gee – tape engineering
  • George Hardie– sleeve design
  • Keith Harwood– engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, except where noted.

  1. Achilles Last Stand
  2. For Your Life
  3. Royal Orleans – John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant.
  4. Nobody’s Fault but Mine
  5. Candy Store Rock
  6. Hots on for Nowhere
  7. Tea for One