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On December 2, 1988.

On January 2, 1988, “Stony Plain Records” label released Labour Day”, the third Spirit of the West album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Danny Greenspoon, John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, and Hugh McMillan.

Personnel:

  • John Mann – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Geoffrey Kelly – lead and backing vocals, flute, bodhran, harmonica, whistle, arranger, engineer
  • Hugh McMillan – bass, mandolin, synthesizer, Chapman stick, backing vocals, arranger
  • Alan Prosser – electric guitar
  • John Jones – melodeon
  • Jim McGillveray – percussion
  • James Jay Knutson – arranger
  • Marcel Duperreault – assistant engineer
  • Steve Smith – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, and Hugh McMillan.

  1. Darkhouse (Reel: The Connaughtman’s Rambles)
  2. Political
  3. Profiteers
  4. The Hounds that Wait Outside Your Door
  5. Runboy (Reel: The Banshee)
  6. Drinking Man (Reel: The Hunter’s Purse)
  7. Expensive/Cinema of Pain
  8. Gottingen Street
  9. Take it From the Source

On November 18, 1976.

On November 18, 1976, “United Artists” label released “Act Like Nothing’s Wrong”, the seventh Al Kooper studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, “Record Plant” in Sausalito, CA, “TK Studios” in Hialeah, FL, “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in Nashville, TN, “Sound Ideas Studios” in New York City, “Studio One” in Doraville, GA, and was produced by Al Kooper, and John Simon.

Personnel:

  • Al Kooper – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, clavinet, arranger, horn arrangements, engineer
  • Bobby Wood – organ, piano, electric piano
  • Joe Walsh – slide guitar
  • Reggie Young – vocals, guitar
  • Robert Ferguson – drums, vocals
  • Dominic Frontiere – horn arrangements
  • Steve Gibson – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Willie “Little Beaver” Hale – guitar
  • Hilda Harris – backing vocals
  • Marvin Stamm – trumpet
  • Tower of Power – horns
  • Ron Bogdon – bass
  • J. R. Cobb – bass
  • George “Chocolate” Perry – bass
  • Mike Leech – bass
  • Harry Lookofsky – violin
  • Wendy Waldman – backing vocals
  • Ron Hicklin Singers – backing vocals
  • Tubby Zeigler – drums
  • Larrie Londin – drums
  • Gary Coleman – percussion, bongos, conga
  • John Simon – arranger
  • Steve Alaimo – engineer
  • Bob Edwards – engineer
  • Gene Eichelberger – engineer
  • John Henning – engineer
  • Bruce Hensal – engineer
  • Linda Hoxit – engineer
  • Denis King – engineer
  • Kelly Kotera – engineer
  • Bobby Langford – engineer
  • Tim Sadler – engineer
  • Rick Sanchez – engineer
  • Rick Smith – engineer
  • Steve Smith – engineer
  • Alan Robinson – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Kooper; except where noted.

  1. Is We on the Downbeat
  2. This Diamond Ring – Al Kooper, Bob Brass, Irwin Levine
  3. She Don’t Ever Lose Her Groove – Willie Hale
  4. I Forgot to Be Your Lover – Booker T. Jones, William Bell
  5. Missing You
  6. Out of Left Field – Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham
  7. (Please Not) One More Time
  8. In My Own Sweet Way
  9. Turn My Head Towards Home – Al Kooper, John Simon
  10. A Visit to the Rainbow Bar and Grill
  11. Hollywood Vampire

On October 22, 1996.

On October 22, 1996, “Columbia” label released “Trial by Fire”, the tenth Journey studio album. It was recorded in 1996, at “Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, “The Site” in Marin County, California, “Wildhorse” in Marin County, California, and was produced by Kevin Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry – lead vocals
  • Neal Schon – lead guitar, background vocals
  • Ross Valory – bass, background vocals
  • Steve Smith – drums, percussion
  • Jonathan Cain – keyboards, piano, rhythm guitar, background vocals, engineer
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Scott Pinkerton – programming
  • David Campbell – string arrangements
  • Kevin Shirley – engineer, mixing
  • George Massenburg – engineer, mixing
  • John Hurlbut, Bob Levy – engineers
  • George Marino – mastering
  • John Kalodner – A&R

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Perry, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, except where noted.

  1. Message of Love – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, John Bettis
  2. One More
  3. When You Love a Woman
  4. If He Should Break Your Heart
  5. Forever in Blue
  6. Castles Burning
  7. Don’t Be Down On Me Baby
  8. Still She Cries
  9. Colors of the Spirit – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, John Bettis
  10. When I Think of You – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  11. Easy to Fall
  12. Can’t Tame the Lion
  13. It’s Just the Rain – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  14. Trial by Fire
  15. Baby I’m a Leavin’ You

On April 21, 1986.

On April 21, 1986, “Columbia” label released “Raised on Radio”, the ninth Journey studio album. It was recorded October – December 1985, at “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Steve Perry.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- lead vocals
  • Neal Schon- guitars, keyboard, guitar synth, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, backing vocals, additional vocal co-production
  • Randy Jackson- bass, backing vocals
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Larrie Londin– drum
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Dan Hull – saxophone, harp
  • Steve Minkins – percussion
  • Jim Gaines – associate producer, engineer
  • Mark McKenna – engineer
  • Steve Rinkoff– engineer
  • Robert Missbach – assistant engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Randy Goodrum- additional vocal co-production
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering, re-mastering
  • Brian Lee – remastering

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain and Neal Schon, except where noted.

  1. Girl Can’t Help It
  2. Positive Touch
  3. Suzanne – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  4. Be Good to Yourself
  5. Once You Love Somebody
  6. Happy to Give
  7. Raised on Radio
  8. I’ll Be Alright Without You
  9. It Could Have Been You
  10. The Eyes of a Woman
  11. Why Can’t This Night Go on Forever – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain

On February 1, 1983.

On February 1, 1983, “Columbia” label released “Frontiers”, the eighth Journey studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Mike Stone and Kevin Elson.

Personnel:

  • Steve Perry- lead vocals
  • Neal Schon- lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Ross Valory- bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Smith- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Randy Jackson- bass guitar
  • Mike Stone- engineer, mixing
  • Kevin Elson – mixing
  • Wally Buck – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  2. Send Her My Love – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  3. Chain Reaction – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  4. After the Fall – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  5. Faithfully – Jonathan Cain
  6. Edge of the Blade – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  7. Troubled Child – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  8. Back Talk – Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Steve Smith
  9. Frontiers – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Steve Smith
  10. Rubicon – Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “EMI Records” label released “Focus con Proby”, the seventh Focus studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Yde De Jong.

Personnel:

  • J. Proby– vocals
  • Thijs van Leer– Hammond organ, piano, electric piano, Mellotron, synthesiser, flute
  • Bert Ruiter– bass guitar
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Philip Catherine– acoustic guitar, lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Eef Albers – lead guitar, rhythm guitar

Track listing:

  1. Wingless – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  2. Orion – Eef Albers
  3. Night Flight – Eef Albers
  4. Eddy – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  5. Sneezing Bull – Philip Catherine
  6. Brother – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  7. Tokyo Rose – Roselie van Leer
  8. Maximum – Bert Ruiter, Thijs van Leer
  9. How Long – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer

On March 30, 1995.

On March 30, 1995, “Higher Octave” label released “Beyond the Thunder”, the second Neal Schon album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Wild Horse Studio” in Novato, CA, and was produced by Jonathan Cain and Neal Schon.

Personnel:

  • Neal Schon– acoustic, electric and synth guitars, string arrangements
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, string arrangements
  • Billy Peterson- bass, string arrangements
  • Tony Saunders– bass
  • Tommy Bradford– drums
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Jose Areas- percussion
  • Michael Carabello– percussion
  • John Hernandez– percussion
  • Jonathan Cain- engineer, mixing
  • Dale Everingham, Thomas Leukens- additional engineering
  • Matt Marshall, Dan Selene- executive producer

 Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, except where noted.

  1. Big Moon
  2. Bandalero
  3. Cool Breeze
  4. Zanzibar
  5. Send Me an Angel
  6. Boulevard of Dreams
  7. Espanique
  8. Caribbean Blue
  9. Someone’s Watching Over Me / Iguassa Falls – Neal Schon
  10. Deep Forest – Neal Schon
  11. Call of the Wild

 

In December 1982.

In December 1982, “Columbia” label released “Here to Stay”, the second Jan Hammer and Neal Schon collaborative album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Red Gate Studios” in Kent, New York, and was produced by Jan Hammer, Neal Schon, Mike “Clay” Stone and Kevin Elson.

Personnel:

  • Jan Hammer– drums, keyboards, percussion, engineer, mixing
  • Neal Schon– vocals, guitars, synthesizer
  • Glen Burtnik– vocals
  • Colin Hodgkinson– bass guitar
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar
  • Steve Perry– vocals
  • Kevin Elson– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

  1. No More Lies – Neal Schon, Glen Burtnik, Jan Hammer
  2. Don’t Stay Away – Neal Schon, Jan Hammer
  3. (You Think You’re) So Hot – Jan Hammer, Colin Hodgkinson
  4. Turnaround – Jan Hammer, Colin Hodgkinson
  5. Self Defense – Neal Schon, Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain
  6. Long Time – Jan Hammer, Glen Burtnik
  7. Time Again – Jan Hammer
  8. Sticks and Stones – Neal Schon, Jan Hammer, Colin Hodgkinson
  9. Peace of Mind – Neal Schon
  10. Covered by Midnight – Neal Schon, Steve Perry, Jan Hammer, Colin Hodgkinson

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Short Cut Draw Blood”, the third Jim Capaldi studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, at “Muscle Shoals Sound Studio” in Sheffield, “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Smith, Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell.

Personnel:

  • Jim Capaldi- vocals, drums, percussion, drum machine
  • Jess Roden – guitar
  • Paul Kossoff – guitar
  • Chris Spedding – guitar
  • Pete Carr – guitar
  • Ray Allen – saxophone, percussion
  • Steve Winwood- guitar, organ, piano, bass, Mellotron, harpsichord
  • Chris Wood- flute
  • Remi Kabaka– drums, percussion
  • Rebop Kwaku Baah– percussion
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick- piano, clavinet
  • Phil Chen– bass
  • Rosko Gee – bass
  • Jean Roussel – piano
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Jimmy Johnson- guitar, horn arrangements
  • Peter Yarrow- acoustic guitar
  • Barry Beckett- piano, organ
  • Rico Rodriguez – trombone
  • David Hood– bass
  • Roger Hawkins- drums, spoons
  • Muscle Shoals Horns- horns
  • Harry Robinson – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Capaldi, except where noted.

  1. Goodbye Love
  2. It’s All Up to You
  3. Love Hurts – Boudleaux Bryant
  4. Johnny Too Bad – The Slickers
  5. Short Cut Draw Blood
  6. Living on a Marble
  7. Boy With A Problem
  8. Keep On Trying
  9. Seagull

On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Love Records” label released “The Knowledge”, the fifteenth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Glenn Tilbrook, Laurie Latham and Andrew Jones.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Tilbrook– vocals, guitar, keyboards, finger cymbals, handclaps
  • Chris Difford– vocals; guitar
  • Yolanda Charles – bass
  • Stephen Large– keyboards
  • Simon Hanson– drums
  • Steve Smith– percussion; backing vocal
  • Seamus Beaghen – additional keyboards
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel guitar
  • Dennis Greaves – guitar
  • Paul Jordanous – trumpet
  • Frank Mead, Chris Rand – saxophone
  • Matt Winch – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Cara McHardy – operatic vocals
  • Billie Godfrey, Bryan Chambers, Louise Marshall, Simon King – backing vocals
  • Ted Tilbrook – bass
  • Andrew Jones – bongos, handclaps
  • Louis Tilbrook – celesta
  • Chris McNally – harmonium

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.

  1. Innocence in Paradise
  2. Patchouli
  3. A&E
  4. Every Story
  5. Rough Ride
  6. Departure Lounge
  7. Final Score
  8. Please Be Upstanding
  9. The Ones
  10. Albatross
  11. Elmers End
  12. Two Forks