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In June 1983.

In June 1983, “Charisma” label released “The Fugitive”, the second Tony Banks album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “The Farm” in Surrey, England, and was produced by Tony Banks.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– lead vocals and background vocals, keyboards, synth bass, Linn LM-1
  • Daryl Stuermer– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Mo Foster– bass guitars
  • Tony Beard – drums, percussion
  • Steve Gadd– drums, percussion
  • Andy Duncan – drums
  • Stephen Short – assistant producer
  • Geoff Callingham – technical assistant

Tracklisting:

All tracks by Tony Banks.

  1. This Is Love
  2. Man of Spells
  3. And the Wheels Keep Turning
  4. Say You’ll Never Leave Me
  5. Thirty Three’s
  6. By You
  7. At the Edge of the Night
  8. Charm
  9. Moving Under

 

In November 1986.

In November 1986, “Numa” label released “Strange Charm”, the eighth Gary Numan studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “Rock City Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Gary Numan, The Wave Team, Ade Orange, Bill Sharpe and Nick Smith.

Personnel:

  • Gary Numan– vocals, keyboards, guitar, mixing
  • Tessa Niles– backing vocals
  • Mike Smith – keyboards
  • Dick Morrissey– saxophone
  • Martin Elliott – bass
  • Rrussell Bell – guitar, backing vocals
  • Ade Orange – guitar, keyboards
  • Chris Payne– violin
  • Ian Herron – drum machine programming
  • Roger Odelle – drum programming
  • Bill Sharpe– keyboards
  • Linda Taylor – backing vocals
  • Mark Railton – guitar
  • Jess Lidyard– percussion
  • Tim Summerhayes – engineer
  • Arun Chekraverty, Jeff Hanen – audio mastering
  • Patti Burris – make-up
  • Lewis Ziolek – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Numan, except where noted.

  1. My Breathing
  2. Unknown and Hostile
  3. The Sleeproom
  4. New Thing from London Town – lyrics by Gary Numan, music by Bill Sharpe
  5. I Can’t Stop
  6. Strange Charm
  7. The Need
  8. This Is Love

 

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

In June 1983.

In June 1983, “Charisma” label released “The Fugitive”, the second Tony Banks solo album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “The Farm” in Surrey, and was produced by Tony Banks and Stephen Short.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– lead vocals and background vocals; keyboards; synth bass and Linn LM-1
  • Daryl Stuermer– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Mo Foster– bass guitars
  • Tony Beard : drums, percussion
  • Steve Gadd: drums, percussion
  • Andy Duncan : drums
  • Technically assisted by Geoff Callingham

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks.

  1. This is Love
  2. Man of Spells
  3. And the Wheels Keep Turning
  4. Say You’ll Never Leave Me
  5. Thirty Three’s
  6. By You
  7. At the Edge of the Night
  8. Charm
  9. Moving Under

On November 2, 1987.

Cloud Nine

On November 2, 1987, “Dark Horse” label released “Cloud Nine”, the eleventh George Harrison studio album.  It was recorded January – August 1987, at the “FPSHOT” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by Jeff Lynne and George Harrison. This was the last studio album released during Harrison’s lifetime.

Personnel:

  • George Harrison– lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, sitar, backing vocals
  • Jeff Lynne– bass, guitars, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Eric Clapton– guitar
  • Elton John– piano
  • Gary Wright– piano
  • Ringo Starr– drums
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Ray Cooper– drums, percussion
  • Jim Horn– baritone and tenor sax
  • Bobby Kok – cello
  • Vicki Brown– vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by George Harrison, except where noted.

  1. Cloud 9
  2. That’s What It Takes – George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Gary Wright
  3. Fish on the Sand
  4. Just for Today
  5. This Is Love – George Harrison, Jeff Lynne
  6. When We Was Fab – George Harrison, Jeff Lynne
  7. Devil’s Radio
  8. Someplace Else
  9. Wreck of the Hesperus
  10. Breath Away from Heaven
  11. Got My Mind Set on You – Rudy Clark