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On August 1, 1983.

On August 1, 1983, “Atlantic” label released “Individual Choice”, the 27th Jean-Luc Ponty album. It was recorded March – May 1983, at “Music Grinder Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jean-Luc Ponty.


  • Jean-Luc Ponty– violin, synthesizer, keyboard bass, rhythm programming, organ
  • George Duke– Minimoog synthesizer solo
  • Allan Holdsworth– electric guitar solos
  • Randy Jackson– electric bass
  • Rayford Griffin – drums, percussion
  • Gary Skardina – drum recordings
  • Peter R. Kelsey – engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Graham – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Steve Hall – engineer, mastering
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • Mark Hanauer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jean-Luc Ponty.

  1. Computer Incantations For World Peace
  2. Far from the Beaten Paths
  3. In Spiritual Love
  4. Eulogy to Oscar Romero
  5. Nostalgia
  6. Individual Choice
  7. In Spite of All


On February 6, 1978.

On February 6, 1978, “Grunt” label released “Earth”, the fourth Jefferson Starship album. It was recorded July – October 1977, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Larry Cox, Grace Slick, Paul Kantner, Marty Balin, Pete Sears, Craig Chaquico, John Barbata and David Freiberg.


  • Grace Slick– vocals, piano, arrangements, art direction
  • Paul Kantner– vocals, rhythm guitar, arrangements, art direction
  • Marty Balin– vocals, arrangement, art direction
  • Pete Sears– bass guitar, electric piano, organ, Moog, synthesizer, piano, celeste, clavinet, arrangements, art direction
  • Craig Chaquico– vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, arrangements, art direction
  • John Barbata– vocals, electric drums, drums, congas, percussion, arrangements, art direction
  • David Freiberg– vocals, bass, organ, arrangements, art direction
  • Jesse Barish– background vocals
  • Gene Page – horn and string arrangements
  • Larry Cox – engineer
  • David Frazer – assistant engineer
  • Steve Hall – recording
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Pat Leraci (Maurice) – production coordinator, art coordination
  • Nat Quick – illustration
  • Cynthia Bowman – art coordination
  • Bill Laudner – art assistant
  • Gribbitt (Tim Bryant) – art director
  • Don Davis– Earth dust sleeve illustration, Earth label illustration
  • Roger Rossmeyer – photography
  • Paul Dowell – amp consultant

Track listing:

  1. Love Too Good – lyrics by Gabriel Robles, music by Craig Chaquico
  2. Count on Me – lyrics and music by Jesse Barish
  3. Take Your Time – lyrics by Grace Slick, music by Pete Sears
  4. Crazy Feelin’ – lyrics and music by Jesse Barish
  5. Skateboard – lyrics by Grace Slick, Craig Chaquico, music by Craig Chaquico
  6. Fire – lyrics by Mary Balin, Trish Robbins, music by David Freiberg, Pete Sears
  7. Show Yourself – lyrics and music by Grace Slick
  8. Runaway – lyrics and music by N.Q.Dewey
  9. All Night Long – lyrics by Paul Kantner, Mary Balin, Jesse Barish, Grace Slick, music by Paul Kantner, John Barbata, Pete Sears, Craig Chaquico, David Freiberg


On March 16, 1999.

On March 16, 1999, “Zebra Records” label released “Thick”, the ninth Tribal Tech album. It was recorded June – July 1998, at “Tommy Tedesco Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Gary Willis, Scott Henderson and Scott Kinsey.


  • Scott Henderson- guitar
  • Gary Willis- bass
  • Scott Kinsey- keyboards
  • Kirk Covington- drums
  • J. Hngelmerich – recording, mixing
  • Wendy Levin – engineer
  • Cammie Sanchez, Jacqueline Santillan, Jae-Youn Jung, Jason Kauffman, Julio Cesar Andujar, Martin W. Stefen, Max Takai, Nate Sperl, Sergio Murillo, Soo Kim, Tiago Becker, Trent Johnson – engineer assistant
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Joachim Becker – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Henderson, Gary Willis, Scott Kinsey and Kirk Covington.

  1. Sheik of Encino
  2. Party at Kinsey’s
  3. Jalapeño
  4. Clinic Troll
  5. Thick
  6. You May Remember Me
  7. Slick
  8. Somewhat Later
  9. What Has He Had?
  10. A Thique Man Named Milan

In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Parallel Lines”, the third Blondie studio album. It was recorded June – July 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Chapman. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Parallel Lines” at number 140 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 18 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of All Timeand at number 45 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Uk by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.


  • Deborah Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, 12-string guitar, E-bow
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Jimmy Destri– electronic keyboards
  • Nigel Harrison– bass guitar
  • Frank Infante– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Pete Coleman – engineering, assisting production
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Grey Russell – assistant engineer
  • Frank Duarte – illustration
  • Edo Bertoglio – photography
  • Maripol – stylist
  • Ramey Communications – art directionand design
  • Jerry Rodriguez – lettering

Track listing:

  1. Hanging on the Telephone – Jack Lee
  2. One Way or Another – Deborah Harry, Nigel Harrison
  3. Picture This – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Jimmy Destri
  4. Fade Away and Radiate – Chris Stein
  5. Pretty Babe – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  6. I Know but I Don’t Know – Frank Infante
  7. 11:59 – Jimmy Destri
  8. Will Anything Happen? – Jack Lee
  9. Sunday Girl – Chris Stein
  10. Heart of Glass – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  11. I’m Gonna Love You Too – Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty
  12. Just Go Away – Deborah Harry


In August 1979.

On August 27, 1979, “Chrysalis” label released “In the Heat of the Night” the debut Pat Benatar studio album. It was recorded June – July 1979, at “MCA Whitney Studios” in Glendale, California, and was produced by Peter Coleman and Mike Chapman.The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.


  • Pat Benatar– lead and backing vocals
  • Neil Giraldo– lead and slide guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Scott St. Clair Sheets – rhythm guitars
  • Roger Capps – bass, backing vocals
  • Glen Alexander Hamilton – drums
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Rick Newman – direction

Track listing:

  1. Heartbreaker – Geoff Gill, Clint Wade
  2. I Need a Lover – John Mellencamp
  3. If You Think You Know How To Love Me – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  4.  In the Heat of the Night – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  5. My Clone Sleeps Alone – Roger Capps,  Pat Benatar
  6. We Live for Love – Neil Giraldo
  7.    Rated X – Nick Gilder, James McCulloch
  8.    Don’t Let It Show – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
  9.    No You Don’t – Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
  10.  So Sincere – Roger Capps, Pat Benatar

On August 20, 2002.

On August 20, 2002, “Vapor” label released “If It Was You”, the third Tegan and Sara studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by John Collins and David Carswell.


  • Tegan Quin– main performer, photography
  • Sara Quin– main performer, album design and layout
  • Gabe Cipes – bass guitar
  • Rob Chursinoff – drums, percussion
  • David Carswell – multi instruments, mixing, engineer
  • Michael Ledwidge – organ, keyboards, slide guitar
  • Ezra Cipes – banjo
  • Sheldon Zaharko – engineer
  • Pascal Leclair – assistant engineer
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • John Collins– multi instruments, mixing, engineer
  • Melanie – photography
  • Demoe – album design and layout
  • Kaare Andrews– cover photography and original ideas

Track listing:

  1. Time Running
  2. You Went Away
  3. Monday Monday Monday
  4. City Girl
  5. Not Tonight
  6. Underwater
  7. I hear Noises
  8. Living Room
  9. Terrible Storm
  10. And Darling (This Thing That Breaks My Heart)
  11. Want to Be Bad
  12. Don’t Confess

On April 24, 1989.


On April 24, 1989, “MCA” label released “Full Moon Fever”, the first solo Tom Petty album. It was recorded 1988–1989, at “M.C. Studios”, “Rumbo Studios”, “Sunset Sound”, “Devonshire Studios”, “Conway Studios” and “Sound City Studios”, and was produced by Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Mike Campbell. The album was certified 5× platinum in the US by the “RIIA”, and 6× platinum in Canada. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Full Moon River” at number 92 on its list of the “100 best albums of the 1980s”.


  • Tom Petty– lead and backing vocals, 6 and 12 string acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards, tambourine
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitar, bass, mandolin, slide guitar, dobro, keyboards
  • Jeff Lynne– bass, guitar, guitar synthesizer, piano, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Phil Jones –drums, percussion
  • George Harrison– acoustic guitar and backing vocals
  • Jim Keltner– drums, maracas and tambourine
  • Benmont Tench– piano
  • Howie Epstein– backing vocals
  • Roy Orbison– backing vocals
  • Kelsey Campbell – scream
  • Alan Weidel, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty –hand claps
  • Del Shannon– barnyard noises
  • Engineers: Mike Campbell, Don Smith,Bill Bottrell and Dennis Kirk
  • Assistant engineer: Alan “Bugs” Weidel
  • Mastered by Steve Hall

 Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne, except where noted.

  1. Free Fallin
  2. I Won’t Back Down
  3. Love Is a Long Road – Mike Campbell, Tom Petty
  4. A Face in the Crowd
  5. Runnin’ Down a Dream – Mike Campbell, jeff Lynne, Tom Petty
  6. I’ll Feel a Whole Lot Better – Gene Clark
  7. Yer So Bad
  8. Depending on You – Tom Petty
  9. The Apartment Song – Tom Petty
  10. Alright for Now – Tom Petty
  11. A Mind with a Heart of Its Own
  12. Zombie Zoo