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In December 1968.

In December 1968, “MGM” label released “Love Is”, the third Eric Burdon and The Animals album. It was recorded in October 1968, at “TTG” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Eric Burdon, Zoot Money, Andy Summers, John Weider and Barry Jenkins.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon— lead vocals, spoken word
  • Zoot Money— bass, backing and co-lead (3, 8a) vocals, organ, piano, spoken word (8a)
  • Andy Summers— guitar, backing vocals
  • John Weider— guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Barry Jenkins— drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Robert Wyatt- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. River Deep, Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  2. I’m an Animal – Sylvester Stewart
  3. I’m Dying (Or Am I?) – Eric Burdon
  4. Ring of Fire – June Carter, Merle Kilgore
  5. Colored Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. To Love Somebody – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  7. As the Years Go Passing By – Deadric Malone
  8. Gemini – Steve Hammond / Madman – Zoot Money, Andy Summers
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In October 1967.

In October 1967, “Epic” label released “A Whole New Thing”, the debut Sly and the Family Stone album. It was recorded in June 1967, and was produced by Sly Stone.

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone (Sylvester Stewart) – vocals,  organ, guitar, piano, celeste, harmonica
  • Freddie Stone– vocals, guitar
  • Larry Graham– vocals, bass guitar
  • Cynthia Robinson– trumpet, vocal ad-libs
  • Jerry Martini– saxophone
  • Greg Errico– drums
  • Little Sister(Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton) – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks written by Sly Stone.

  1. Underdog
  2. If This Room Could Talk
  3. Run, Run, Run
  4. Turn Me Loose
  5. Let Me Hear It from You
  6. Advice
  7. I Cannot Make It
  8. Trip to Your Heart
  9. I Hate to Love Her
  10. Bad Risk
  11. That Kind of Person
  12. Dog

In September 1968.

In September 1968, “Epic” label released “Life”, the third Sly and the Family Stone studio album. It was recorded in 1968 in San Francisco, and was produced by Sly Stone.

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone– vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica, and more
  • Freddie Stone– vocals, guitar
  • Larry Graham– vocals, bass guitar
  • Rosie Stone– vocals, piano, keyboard
  • Cynthia Robinson– trumpet, vocal ad-libs
  • Jerry Martini– saxophone
  • Greg Errico– drums
  • Little Sister- Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sylvester Stewart.

  1. Dynamite!
  2. Chicken
  3. Plastic Jim
  4. Fun
  5. Into My Own Thing
  6. Harmony
  7. Life
  8. Love City
  9. I’m an Animal
  10. M’Lady
  11. Jane Is a Groupee

In August 1965.

In August 1965, “Autumn” label released “The Beau Brummels Volume 2”, the second Beau Brummels studio album. It was recorded in 1965, and was produced by Sylvester Stewart (Sly Stone).

Personnel:

  • Sal Valentino – vocals
  • Ron Elliott – lead guitar
  • Ron Meagher – guitar
  • Declan Mulligan – bass
  • John Petersen – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ron Elliot, except where noted.

  1. You Tell Me Why
  2. I Want You
  3. Doesn’t Matter
  4. That’s Alright – Sal Valentino
  5. Sometime at Night – Bob Durand, Ron Elliott
  6. Can It Be – Bob Durand, Ron Elliott
  7. Sad Little Girl
  8. Woman – Bob Durand, Ron Elliott
  9. Don’t Talk to Strangers – Bob Durand, Ron Elliott
  10. I’ve Never Known – Bob Durand, Ron Elliott
  11. When It Comes to Your Love
  12. In Good Time

In July 1974.

In July 1974, “Epic” label released “Small Talk”, the seventh Sly and the Family Stone album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Sly Stone.

Personnel:

  • Sly Stone– vocals, organ, guitar, piano, harmonica
  • Freddie Stone– background vocals, guitar
  • Rose Stone– background vocals, piano, keyboard
  • Cynthia Robinson– trumpet
  • Jerry Martini– saxophone
  • Pat Rizzo– saxophone
  • Sid Page– violin
  • Rusty Allen– bass guitar
  • Andy Newmark, Bill Lordan– drums
  • Little Sister (Vet Stone, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton) – background vocals
  • Karat Faye– engineer
  • Ed Bogas– string arranger
  • Norman Seeff– cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sylvester Stewart, save for “Small Talk”, written by Sylvester Stewart and W. Silva

  1. Small Talk
  2. Say You Will
  3. Mother Beautiful
  4. Time For Livin’
  5. Can’t Strain My Brain
  6. Loose Booty
  7. Holdin’ On
  8. Wishful Thinkin’
  9. Better Thee Than Me
  10. Livin’ While I’m Livin
  11. This is Love

On June 3, 1997.

On June 3, 1997, “Virgin” label released “Junction Seven”, the seventh Steve Winwood studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Netherturkdonic Studios” in Gloucestershire, England, “Tarpan Studios” in San Raphael, California, “Le Crib” in New York City, “A&M Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Steve Winwood and Narada Michael Walden.

Personnel:

  • Steve Winwood– vocals, guitars, Hammond B-3 organ, synth sax solo,  clavinet, organ, acoustic piano, claves, keyboards, horn arrangement, percussion
  • Michael McEvoy – keyboards, synth vibes, acoustic piano, bass guitar, dobro, drum programming, bass programming, synth strings
  • Narada Michael Walden– bass guitar, drums, keyboards, drum programming, percussion, Hammond B-3 bass, synthesizer, organ, cymbals, synth bass
  • Frank Martin – keyboards, programming, bass
  • Jimi Fischer – wah wah guitar, drum programming, bass guitar, guitar
  • Vernon “Ice” Black – guitar
  • Lenny Kravitz– guitar
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • José Neto– acoustic & nylon electric guitars
  • Gary Brown – bass guitar
  • Marc Van Wageningen – bass guitar
  • Myron Dove – bass guitar
  • Greg “Gigi” Gonaway – percussion, MIDIdrums
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.– percussion, drums
  • Walfredo Reyes, Sr.– percussion, timbales
  • Daniel Reyes– congas
  • Jerry Hey– string arrangements, conductor, trumpet, horn arrangement
  • Nathan Rubin – concertmaster
  • Marc Russo– saxophone
  • Wayne Wallace – trombone
  • Rebeca Mauleón-Santana – acoustic piano, horn arrangement
  • Melecio Magdaluyo – saxophone
  • Louis Fasman – trumpet
  • Bill Ortiz – trumpet
  • Jeff Cressman – trombone
  • Eugenia Winwood – spoken word
  • Des’ree– vocals
  • Background vocals – Tony Lindsey, Nikita Germaine, Skyler Jett, Tina Gibson, Annie Stocking, Claytoven Richardson, Sandy Griffith, Simone Sauphanor, Ruby Turner
  • Party people – Tony Lindsey, Nikita Germaine, Skyler Jett, Annie Stocking, Tina Gibson
  • Production administrator – Tony DeFranco
  • Production coordinators – Janice Lee, Cherice Miller, Shiloh Hobel, Kulan Kevin Walden.
  • Recorded and mixed by David Frazer
  • Second Engineer – Mick Dolan
  • MIDIand assistant engineer – Jeff Gray
  • Additional engineers – Jim Labinski, Marc “Elvis” Reyburn, Gary Tole, Andy Davies
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen
  • Creative director, project manager – Eugenia Winwood
  • Photography – Annie Leibovitz

Track listing:

  1. Spy in the House of Love – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi
  2. Angel of Mercy – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi
  3. Just Wanna Have Some Fun – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden
  4. Let Your Love Come Down – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood, Jim Capaldi
  5. Real Love – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood
  6. Fill Me Up – Stevie Winwood, Eugenia Winwood
  7. Gotta Get Back to My Baby – Stevie Winwood, Eugenia Winwood
  8. Someone Like You – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Eugenia Winwood
  9. Family Affair – Sylvester Stewart
  10. Plenty Lovin – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden
  11. Lord of the Street – Stevie Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Jim Capaldi

In May 1980.

In May 1980, “Virgin” label released “The Correct Use of Soap”, the third Magazine album. It was recorded in 1980, and Martin Hannett.

Personnel:

  • Howard Devoto– vocals
  • John McGeoch– guitar
  • Barry Adamson– bass guitar
  • Dave Formula– keyboards
  • John Doyle– drums
  • Laura Teresa – additional backing vocals
  • Raphael Ravenscroft – saxophone
  • Malcolm Garrett(Aesthetic Images) – record sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Adamson, Howard Devoto, John Doyle, Dave Formula and John McGeoch, except where noted.

  1. Because You’re Frightened
  2. Model Worker
  3. I’m a Party
  4. You Never Knew Me
  5. Philadelphia
  6. I Want to Burn Again
  7. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) – Sylvester Stewart
  8. Sweetheart Contract
  9. Stuck
  10. A Song from Under the Floorboards