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On June 11, 1976.

On June 11, 1976, “Columbia” label released “Beautiful Noise”, the tenth Neil Diamond album. It was recorded 1975 – 1976, at “Shangri La Studio”, “Kendun Recorders” and “Village Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Robbie Robertson.

Personnel:

  • Neil Diamond – vocals, acoustic and rhythm guitar, dobro
  • Robbie Robertson – guitar
  • Richard Bennett – guitar 
  • Jesse Ed Davis – guitar
  • Larry Knechtel – piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Alan Lindgren – piano, synthesizer
  • David Paich – Fender Rhodes, piano
  • Garth Hudson – Hammond organ, Lowrey organ
  • James Newton Howard – ARP, synthesizer
  • Dr. John – Hammond organ
  • Bob James – piano, arrangement, Fender Rhodes
  • Tommy Morgan – harmonica
  • Bob Boucher – bass guitar, ARP
  • Dennis St. John – drums, percussion
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Jim Gordon – drums, congas, harmony vocals
  • Joe Lala – percussion, tambourine, congas
  • Bob Findley – trumpet
  • Jerome Richardson – flute, clarinet
  • Linda Press – backing vocals
  • Nick DeCaro – arrangements, accordion

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Diamond, except where noted.

  1. Beautiful Noise
  2. Stargazer
  3. Lady Oh
  4. Don’t Think…Feel
  5. Surviving the Life
  6. If You Know What I Mean
  7. Street Life
  8. Home Is a Wounded Heart
  9. Jungletime
  10. Signs
  11. Dry Your Eyes – Neil Diamond, Robbie Robertson

On December 9, 1979.

On December 9, 1979, “MCA” label released “Street Life”, the twelve Crusaders (as The Crusaders) album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by Wilton Felder, Stix Hooper and Joe Sample.

Personnel:

  • Joe Sample- keyboards
  • Randy Crawford- vocals
  • Paulinho Da Costa- percussion
  • Wilton Felder- saxophone, bass guitar
  • Stix Hooper- drums
  • Arthur Adams- guitar
  • Roland Bautista- guitar
  • Oscar Brashear- trumpet
  • Garnett Brown- trombone
  • Barry Finnerty- guitar
  • William Green – saxophone
  • Paul Jackson Jr.- guitar
  • James Jamerson- bass guitar
  • Alphonso Johnson- bass guitar
  • Robert O’Bryan – trumpet
  • Jerome Richardson- saxophone
  • Billy Rogers – guitar

Track listing:

  1. Street Life – Will Jennings, Joe Sample
  2. My Lady – Wilton Felder
  3. Rodeo Drive (High Steppin’) – Joe Sample
  4. Carnival of the Nigh – Wilton Felder
  5. The Hustler – Stix Hooper
  6. Night Faces – Joe Sample

On November 1, 1973.

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On November 1, 1973,”Island” label released “Stranded”, the third Roxy Music” album. It was recorded September 1973, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas. The gatefold cover photograph was taken by Karl Stoecker and styled by Antony Price, and shows Bryan Ferry’s then girlfriend and 1973 “Playmate of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry– vocals, piano, electric piano, harmonica
  • John Gustafson– bass guitar
  • Eddie Jobson– synthesizers, keyboards, electric violin
  • Andy Mackay(as Andrew Mackay) – oboe, saxophone, treatments
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar, treatments
  • Paul Thompson– drums, timpani
  • Chris Laurence– string bass
  • The London Welsh Male Choir – chorus
  • Chris Thomas- bass
  • Nicolas de Ville – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Ferry, except where noted.

  1. Street Life
  2. Just Like You
  3. Amazona – Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay
  4. Psalm
  5. Serenade
  6. A Song for Europe – Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay
  7. Mother of Pearl
  8. Sunset