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On November 24, 1992.

On November 24, 1992, “Columbia” label released “The Future”, the ninth Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded January – June 1992, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Steve Lindsey, Bill Ginn, Leanne Ungar, Rebecca De Mornay and Yoav Goren. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen – vocals, programming, saxophone, violin
  • Bob Metzger, Paul Jackson Jr., Dean Parks, Dennis Herring – guitar
  • Freddie Washington, Bob Glaub, Lee Sklar– bass
  • Steve Lindsey, Greg Phillinganes, Jeff Fisher, Randy Kerber, John Barnes, James Cox, Mike Finnigan, Stephen Croes – keyboards
  • Steve Meador, James Gadson, Vinnie Colaiuta, Ed Greene– drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Brandon Fields, Lon Price – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
  • Bob Furgo – violin
  • Anjani Thomas, Jacquelyn Gouche-Farris, Tony Warren, Valerie Pinkston-Mayo, Julie Christensen, Perla Batalla, David Morgan, Jennifer Warnes, Edna Wright, Jean Johnson, Peggi Blu – backing vocals
  • The A. Mass Choir– choir; directed by Donald Taylor
  • David Campbell – orchestral and background vocal arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. The Future
  2. Waiting for the Miracle – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  3. Be for Real – Frederick Knight
  4. Closing Time
  5. Anthem
  6. Democracy
  7. Light as the Breeze
  8. Always – Irving Berlin
  9. Tacoma Trailer
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In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Atlantic” label released “One to One”, the thirteen Carole King album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Studio South” in Austin, Texas and “Kendun Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mark Hallman and Carole King. The album was accompanied by concert video featuring on-camera comments by Carole King, live performances from “One to One” studio album, and some of her best-known songs from previous LP’s.

Personnel:

  • Carole King – vocals, piano
  • Mark Hallman- guitar, harmonica, background vocals
  • Reese Wynans- keyboards
  • Danny Kortchmar- guitar
  • Robert McEntee – guitar
  • Eric Johnson- guitar, Fender Rhodes
  • Charles Larkey – bass
  • Steve Meador – drums
  • Christopher Dennis – percussion
  • Richard Hardy – flute, saxophone
  • Louise Goffin- background vocals
  • Engineered by Chet Himes, James Tuttle

Track listing:

All tracks by Carole King except where noted.

  1. One to One – Carole King, Cynthia Weil
  2. It’s a War
  3. Lookin’ Out for Number One
  4. Life Without Love – Gerry Goffin, Louise Goffin, Warren Pash
  5. Golden Man
  6. Read Between the Lines
  7. (Love Is Like A) Boomerang
  8. Goat Annie
  9. Someone You Never Met Before – Louise Goffin, Carole King
  10. Little Prince

 

On September 27, 1979.

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On September 27, 1979, “Columbia” label released “Recent Songs” sixth studio Leonard Cohen album. It was recorded April – May 1979, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Leonard Cohen and Henry Lewy.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen – arranger, vocals
  • Charles Beck – bass
  • John Bilezikjian – guitar
  • Earl Dumler – oboe
  • Jim Gilstrap – vocals
  • Bill Ginn – keyboards
  • Ricardo Gonzalez – guitar
  • Steve Meador – drums
  • John Miller – bass
  • Paul Ostermayer – saxophone
  • Jose Perez – trumpet
  • Roger St Kennerly – vocals
  • Everado Sandoval – guitar
  • Pablo Sandoval – trumpet
  • Stephanie Spruill – vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – vocals
  • Randy Waldman – keyboards
  • Jennifer Warnes – vocals
  • Mitch Watkins – guitar
  • Maxine Willard Waters – vocals
  • Glen Christensen – art direction
  • Skip Cottrell – assistant engineer, mixing assistant
  • Derek Dunann – assistant engineer, mixing assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. The Guests
  2. Humbled in Love
  3. The Window
  4. Came So Far for Beauty – Leonard Cohen,John Lissauer
  5. The Lost Canadian (Un Canadien errant) – Traditional,Antoine Gérin-Lajoie
  6. The Traitor
  7. Our Lady of Solitude
  8. The Gypsy’s Wife
  9. The Smokey Life
  10. Ballad of the Absent Mare