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On September 8, 2017.

On September 8, 2017, “Megaforce Records” label released “Shade”, the sixth Living Colour studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2017, and was produced by Andre Betts.

Personnel:

  • Vernon Reid– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Corey Glover– vocals
  • Will Calhoun– vocals, drums, photography
  • Doug Wimbish– bass
  • Andre Betts – keyboards, arranger, engineer,programming, remixing, band photography
  • Roosevelt Collier – lap steel guitar
  • Marc Cary – organ
  • George Clinton – vocals
  • Bernard Fowler – vocals
  • Jason Craig – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Freedom of Expression (F.O.X.) – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  2. Preachin’ Blues – Robert Johnson
  3. Come On – Andre Betts, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  4. Program – Andre Betts, Bernard Hawkins, Kendra Jones
  5. Who Shot Ya? – Christopher Wallace
  6. Always Wrong – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  7. Blak Out – Andre Betts, Kendra Jones, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  8. Pattern in Time – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  9. Who’s That – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  10. Glass Teeth – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  11. Invisible – Andre Betts, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  12. Inner City Blues – Marvin Gaye
  13. Two Sides – Andre Betts, Kendra Jones, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
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On November 1, 1988.

On November 1, 1988, “Virgin” label released “Greed”, the second Ambitious Lovers album. It was recorded in 1988, at “Skyline Studios”, “Creative Audio Recording”, “Platinum Island”, “Nas Nuvens” in Rio De Janeiro, “Cianni Musica” in New York City, and was produced by Peter Scherer.

Personnel:

  • Arto Lindsay– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards, synthesizer bass, drum programming, sampling
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • K. Dyson – backing vocals
  • Bill Frisell– guitar
  • Gail Lou – backing vocals
  • Vernon Reid– guitar
  • Naná Vasconcelos– percussion, vocals
  • John Zorn– saxophone
  • Knut Bohn, Vitor Farias, Eric Hurtig, Francis Manzella – additional recording
  • Ed Brooks, John Cicchitti, Oz Fritz, UE Nastasi, Dary Sulich – assistant engineering
  • Keith Freedman – assistant engineering, additional recording
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Roger Moutenot – assistant engineering, mixing, recording
  • Paula Zanes – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Arto Lindsay and Peter Scherer, except  where noted.

  1. Copy Me
  2. Privacy
  3. Caso
  4. King
  5. Omotesando
  6. Too Far
  7. Love Overlap
  8. Admit It
  9. Steel Wood
  10. Para Não Contrariar Voce – Paulinho da Viola.
  11. Quasi You
  12. It Only Has to Happen Once
  13. Dot Stuff

On August 20, 1990.

On August 20, 1990, “Epic” label released “Time’s Up”, the second Living Colour studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and “RPM Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Ed Stasium. The album won “Grammy” award for the “Best Hard Rock Album of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Corey Glover– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Vernon Reid– lead guitar
  • Muzz Skillings– bass
  • Will Calhoun– drums
  • Akbar Ali – strings
  • Charles Burnham- strings
  • Don Byron- clarinet, baritone saxophone
  • Annette Daniels, K. Dyson – background vocals
  • Eileen Folson- strings
  • Doug E. Fresh- percussion, vocals
  • Mick Jagger, Toshinobu Kubota- background vocals
  • Little Richard- vocals
  • Yubie Navas – background vocals
  • Maceo Parker- saxophone
  • Queen Latifah– vocals
  • Alva Rogers, Rosa Russ – background vocals
  • Francine Stasium – background vocals
  • Lex Van Pieterson – photography
  • Reggie Workman- strings
  • Derin Young – vocals, background vocals
  • Ed Stasium- engineer, mixing
  • John Aguto – assistant engineer
  • Alan Friedman – programming
  • Lolly Grodner – assistant engineer
  • Paul Hamingson – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Jeff Lippay – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Vernon Reid, except where noted.

  1. Time’s Up – Vernon Reid, Muzz Skillings, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun
  2. History Lesson
  3. Pride – Will Calhoun
  4. Love Rears Its Ugly Head
  5. New Jack Theme
  6. Someone Like You – Muzz Skillings
  7. Elvis Is Dead
  8. Type
  9. Information Overload
  10. Under Cover of Darkness – Corey Glover
  11. Ology – Muzz Skillings
  12. Fight the Fight – Vernon Reid, Muzz Skillings, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun
  13. Tag Team Partners – Corey Glover
  14. Solace of You – Corey Glover, Vernon Reid
  15. This Is the Life

On October 25, 2014.

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On October 25, 2014, John Symon Asher “Jack” Bruce aka Jack Bruce died aged 71. Being musician, singer and songwriter, he is best known as member and bass player of Cream. In his more than five decades long career, Bruce has performed and recorded with various famous musician including: Alexis Corner, Graham Bond, John Mayall, Manfred Mann, Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, Michael Gibbs, Tony Williams, Leslie West, Corky Laing, Carla Bley, Lou Reed, Michael Mantler, Charlie Mariano, John McLaughlin, Cozy Powell, Bernie Marsden, Trevor Rabin, Robin Trower, Mose Allison, Allan Holdsworth, Kip Hanrahan, Mark Nauseef, Miroslav Tadic, Anton Fier, Kenji Suzuki, Dick Heckstall – Smith, John Stevens, Vernon Reid, Cindy Blackman and John Medeski. In March 2011, “Rolling Stone” magazine  readers selected Bruce as the eighth greatest bass guitarist of all time.

On March 2, 1993.

Stain

On March 2, 1993, “Epic” label released “Stain”, the third Living Colour album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Bearsville Studios” and “Long View Farm”, and was produced by Ron Saint Germain and Living Colour.

Personnel:

  • Corey Glover– vocals
  • Vernon Reid– guitar, guitar synthesizer
  • Doug Wimbish– bass, ambiance
  • Will Calhoun– drums
  • Andrew Fairley – vocals
  • Bernard Fowler- backing vocals
  • Carol Chen – art direction
  • Amy Guip – photography
  • Mouri Mbonika – cover model

Track listing:

1.    Go Away – Will Calhoun, Corey Glover, Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish

2.    Ignorance Is Bliss – Will Calhoun, Corey Glover, Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish

3.    Leave It Alone – Corey Glover, Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish

4.    Bi – Will Calhoun and Vernon Reid

5.    Mind Your Own Business – Vernon Reid

6.    Ausländer – Will Calhoun, Corey Glover, Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish

7.    Never Satisfied – Corey Glover and Vernon Reid

8.    Nothingness – Will Calhoun

9.    Postman – Vernon Reid

10.  WTFF – Betts, Will Calhoun, Corey Glover, Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish

11. This Little Pig – Will Calhoun, Corey Glover, Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish

12.  Hemp – Vernon reid and Fairley

13. Wall – Will Calhoun, Corey Glover, Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish