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On June 30, 1979.

On June 30, 1979, “Elektra” label released “Spy”, the eight Carly Simon studio album. It was recorded December 1978 – April 1979, at “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Arif Mardin.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano
  • Ian McLagan– acoustic piano
  • Don Grolnick– acoustic piano, clavinet
  • Warren Bernhardt– keyboards, acoustic piano, electric piano
  • Richard Tee– clavinet, electric piano
  • Ken Bichel– Polymoog, synthesizer
  • Cliff Carter – synthesizer
  • Billy Mernit – acoustic piano
  • Joe Caro – acoustic and electric guitar
  • John Hall – electric guitar
  • David Spinozza– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Frank Carillo– guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Will Lee– bass
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – percussion, congas
  • Raphael Cruz – cowbell, congas, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone
  • David Sanborn– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone, tenor sax solo
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Peter Ballin – alto saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto – baritone saxophone
  • Tom Malone– trombone
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Arif Mardin– horn, string and choir arrangement
  • Gene Orloff– concertmaster
  • Tim Curry– backing vocals
  • Ullanda McCullough – backing vocals
  • James Taylor– backing vocals
  • Lucy Simon – backing vocals
  • Jonathan Abramowitz, Lamar Alsop, Julien Barber, Phil Bodner, James Buffington, Frederick Buldrini, Jean R. Dane, Eddie Daniels, Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Gerald Tarack, Paul Gershman, Ted Hoyle, Regis Iandiorio, Teddy Israel, Harold Kohon, Jesse Levy, Guy Lumia, Joseph Malin, Richard Maximoff, Kermit Moore, Eugene J. Moye, Gene Orloff, Tony Posk, Alan Shulmanand Mitsue Takayama – strings
  • Lew Hahn – recording, mixing
  • Mike O’Malley – assistant engineer
  • George Piros – mastering
  • Robert Heimall – art direction, design
  • Pam Frank – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. Vengeance
  2. Just Like You Do
  3. We’re So Close
  4. Coming to Get You
  5. Never Been Gone – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  6. Pure Sin – Carly Simon, Frank Carillo
  7. Love You By Heart – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman, Libby Titus
  8. Spy – Carly Simon, James Taylor, Arif Mardin
  9. Memorial Day

On June 20, 1989.

On June 20, 1989, “Arista” label released the self – titled, debut and the only Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “La Frette Studios” in Paris, “AIR Studios” in Montserrat, British West Indies, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Jon Anderson and Chris Kimsey.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals
  • Bill Bruford– Tama acoustic drums, Simmons SDX electronic drums
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Steve Howe– guitars
  • Tony Levin– vocals, bass, Chapman stick
  • Matt Clifford – vocals, keyboards, programming, orchestration
  • Milton McDonald– rhythm guitar
  • The Oxford Circus Singers – Deborah Anderson, Tessa Niles, Carol Kenyon, Frank Dunnery
  • M.C. Singers – Jon, Matt, Chris
  • Emerald Isle Community Singers
  • In Seine Singers
  • Chris Kimsey– engineering
  • Chris Potter – engineering
  • Giles Sampic – engineering
  • Rupert Coulson – assistant engineering
  • George Cowen – assistant engineering
  • Steve Orchard – assistant engineering
  • “Texas” Joe Hammer – percussion programming
  • Chris Ranson – group technician
  • Michael Barbiero– mixing
  • Steve Thompson – mixing
  • George Cowan – assistant mixing
  • Olivier Bloch-Laine – assistant
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Roger Dean– artwork, painting, design
  • Martyn Dean – stage design consultant

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, and Bill Bruford, except where noted.

  1. Themes
    1. SoundThe
    2. Second Attention
  • Soul Warrior
  1. Fist of Fire
  2. Brother of Mine
  3. The Big Dream
  4. Nothing Can Come Between Us
  • Long Lost Brother of Mine – Geoff Downes
  1. Birthright – Max Bacon
  2. The Meaning
  3. Quartet
  4. I Wanna Learn
  5. She Gives Me Love – Ben Dowling
  • Who Was the First
  1. I’m Alive
  2. Teakbois
  3. Order of the Universe
  4. Order Theme
  5. Rock Gives Courage – Rhett Lawrence
  • It’s So Hard to Grow
    1. The Universe

In June 1971.

In June 1971, “Columbia” label released “Bird on a Wire”, the sixth Tim Hardin album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Ed Freeman and Bob Devere.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hardin – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Joe Zawinul– keyboards
  • Warren Bernhardt– keyboards
  • Sam T. Brown – guitar
  • Bill Chelf – keyboards
  • Ed Freeman – guitar, string and horn arrangements
  • Monte Dunn – guitar
  • Steve Haas – drums, percussion
  • Paul Hornsby– keyboards
  • Bill Keith– pedal steel guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Glen Moore– bass
  • Richard Bock – cello
  • George Ricci – cello
  • Margaret Ross – harp
  • Ralph MacDonald– drums, percussion
  • Natoga – drums, percussion
  • Alphonse Mouzon– drums, percussion
  • Mike Mainieri– vibraphone, background vocals
  • Canby Singers – background vocals
  • Robert Popwell– bass
  • Rob Rothstein– bass
  • Joe Rudd – guitar
  • Bill Stewart – drums, percussion
  • Gilles Malkine – guitar
  • Ralph Towner– guitar
  • Miroslav Vitouš– bass
  • Collin Walcott– vibraphone, background vocals
  • Jim Greene, Lacy O’Neal, Doug Pomeroy – engineer
  • Lous Schlossberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Hardin, except where noted.

  1. Bird on the Wire – Leonard Cohen
  2. Moonshiner – traditional
  3. Southern Butterfly
  4. A Satisfied Mind – Joe Hayes, Jack Rhodes
  5. Soft Summer Breeze
  6. Hoboin’ – John Lee Hooker, Joe Josea
  7. Georgia on My Mind – Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  8. Andre Johray
  9. If I Knew
  10. Love Hymn

 

On June 1, 2012.

On June 1, 2012, Stick Man self – released “Open”, bands third studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto and Markus Reuter.

Personnel:

  • Tony Levin− Chapman stick
  • Pat Mastelotto– drums, traps, buttons
  • Markus Reuter− touch guitars U8, electronics, mixing
  • Lee Fletcher – mastering
  • Ritxi Ostáriz – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto and Markus Reuter.

  1. Amino 21
  2. Open Pt. 1
  3. Alabaster
  4. Open Pt. 2 – Plow
  5. Cyber Shards
  6. Open Pt. 3 – Truncheon
  7. Glass Heart (for Renée)
  8. Time Capsule

On April 30, 2013.

On April 30, 2013, “deaconrecords” label released “The Manhattan Blues Project”, the fifth Steve Hunter studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Steve Hunter.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hunter– guitar
  • Karen Ann Hunter – vocals
  • Todd Chuba – drums
  • Phil Aaberg– piano, keyboards
  • 2Cellos – Luka Šulić, Stjepan Hauser
  • Johnny Depp– guitar
  • Marty Friedman– guitar
  • Michael Lee Firkins– slide guitar
  • Tommy Henriksen– vocal rap
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Joe Perry– guitar
  • Joe Satriani– guitar
  • Todd Chuba – drums
  • Jason Becker – programming
  • Dave Shirk – mastering
  • Karen Hunter – cover design
  • Michael Woodall – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hunter.

  1. Prelude to the Blues
  2. 222 W. 23rd
  3. Gramercy Park
  4. A Night at the Waldorf
  5. Solsbury Hill – Peter Gabriel
  6. Daydream by the Hudson – Jason Becker
  7. Flames at the Dakota
  8. The Brooklyn Shuffle
  9. What’s Going on – Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye
  10. Ground Zero
  11. Twilight in Harlem
  12. Sunset in Central Park

On April 11, 2000.

On April 11, 2000, “Narada” label released “Waters of Eden”, the second Tony Levin album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Tony Levin and Artie Traum.

Personnel:

  • Tony Levin – Music Manelectric bass, fretless bass, NS electric upright bass, NS electric cello, engineer
  • Warren Bernhardt– piano, engineer
  • California Guitar Trio– acoustic guitars
  • Larry Fast– synthesizer, engineer
  • Steve Gorn– bansuri flute, engineer
  • Pete Levin – synthesizer
  • Jerry Marotta– percussion, drums, Taos drum, engineer
  • Jeff Pevar – acoustic and electric guitars, engineer
  • David Sancious– synthesizer, piano, virtual soprano saxophone
  • David Torn– acoustic and electric guitars, electric oud, loops, drum processing
  • David Bottrill – mixing
  • David Tom – Engineer
  • Robert Frazza – engineer
  • Brandon Mason – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Trevor Sadler – mastering

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Tony Levin.

  1. Bone & Flesh
  2. Waters of Eden
  3. Icarus
  4. Gecko Walk
  5. Belle
  6. Pillar of Fire
  7. Boulevard of Dreams
  8. Opal Road
  9. Utopia

On April 4, 2006.

On April 4, 2006, “Narada” label released “Resonator”, the fifth Tony Levin album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Tony Levin.

Personnel:

  • Tony Levin– lead vocals, cello, piano, keyboards, bass guitar, Chapman stick
  • Jerry Marotta– drums, background vocals
  • Pete Levin– piano, organ
  • Larry Fast– synthesizers
  • Jesse Gress– guitar, background vocals
  • Adrian Belew– lead guitar
  • Steve Lukather– lead guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Levin, except where noted.

  1. Break It Down
  2. Places to Go
  3. Throw the God a Bone
  4. Utopia
  5. Beyond My Reach
  6. Shadowland
  7. Crisis of Faith
  8. What Would Jimi Do?
  9. Sabre Dance – Aram Khachaturian
  10. Fragile as a Song

On February 12, 2002.

On February 12, 2002, “Narada” label released “Pieces of the Sun”, the third Tony Levin  album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Applehead Studios” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Tony Levin.

Personnel:

  • Tony Levin – vocals, upright and electric basses, electric guitar, sticks, cello, omnichord
  • Jerry Marotta – drums, percussion, acoustic guitar, omnichord, tenor saxophone
  • Jesse Grees – vocals, coustic and electric guitars
  • Larry Fast – synthesizers
  • The California Guitar Trio– acoustic guitars
  • Robert Frazza – engineer
  • Doug Stringer – premix, overdub engineer
  • Kevin Killen – mixing
  • Trevor Sadler – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Geronimo – Tony Levin, Larry Fast, Jesse Gress, Jerry Marotta
  2. Aquafin – Tony Levin
  3. Dog One – Peter Gabriel
  4. Tequila – Tony Levin, Chuck Rio
  5. Pieces of the Sun – Tony Levin, Jerry Marotta
  6. Phobos – Larry Fast
  7. Ooze – Tony Levin
  8. Blue Nude Reclining – Tony Levin, Larry Fast, Jesse Gress, Jerry Marotta
  9. The Fifth Man – Tony Levin
  10. Ever the Sun Will Rise – Tony Levin
  11. Silhouette – Tony Levin

 

On February 9, 1971.

On February 9, 1971, “Elektra” label released the self-titled, debut Carly Simon album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Eddie Kramer.

Personnel:

  • Carly Simon – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Jeff Baxter– pedal steel guitar
  • David Bromberg– guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– guitar
  • Jimmy Ryan – guitar
  • Ed Freeman – string arrangements
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards
  • Mark “Moogy” Klingman – keyboards
  • Billy Mernit – keyboards
  • Jerry Jemmott– bass guitar
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar
  • Jim Wilkins – bass guitar
  • Pat Rebillot– string arrangements
  • Harvey Shapiro – cello
  • Eddie Kramer, Dave Palmer – mixing
  • Robert L. Heimall – art direction, design
  • Peter Simon – cover photography
  • Joel Brodsky – back cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carly Simon, except where noted.

  1. That’s the Way I’ve Always Heard It Should Be – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman
  2. Alone
  3. One More Time
  4. The Best Thing
  5. Just a Sinner – Mark “Moogy” Klingman
  6. Dan, My Fling – Jacob Brackman, Freddy Gardner
  7. Another Door
  8. Reunions – Carly Simon, Bill Mernit, Eddie Kramer
  9. Rolling Down the Hills
  10. The Love’s Still Growing – Buzzy Linhart

 

On January 13, 1986.

On January 13, 1986, “Virgin” label released “Premonition”, the ninth Peter Frampton studio album. It was recorded 1984 – 1985, and was produced by Peter Frampton and Peter Solley.

Personnel:

  • Peter Frampton – vocals, guitar, Yamaha CS80synthesizer, bass
  • Tony Levin– bass, Chapman stick
  • Richard Cottle – keyboards
  • Omar Hakim, Steve Ferrone– drums
  • Pete Solley- piano
  • Richie Puente – percussion
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick, Johnne Sambataro- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Frampton, except where noted.

  1. Stop – Peter Frampton, Mark Goldenberg
  2. Hiding from a Heartache – Peter Frampton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Stead
  3. You Know So Well
  4. Premonition – Peter Frampton, Rob Sabino
  5. Lying
  6. Moving a Mountain – Peter Frampton, Steve Broughton Lunt, Mark Goldenberg
  7. All Eyes on You
  8. Into View
  9. Call of the Wild – Peter Frampton, Steve Broughton Lunt