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On November 19, 1994.

On November 19, 1984, “Geffen” label released “Building the Perfect Beast”, the second Don Henley studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “Record One”, “Bill Schnee Studio”, “The Villa” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Greg Ladanyi and Mike Campbell.

Personnel:

  • Don Henley – lead and harmony vocals, chant voices, drums, percussion, keyboards, synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements, art direction
  • Danny Kortchmar – synthesizers, organ, guitar, horns, omnichord, percussion, guitar synthesizer solo, horn solo, synthesizer arrangements, keyboards, arrangements
  • Mike Campbell – synthesizers, guitar, percussion
  • Steve Porcaro – synthesizers, programming
  • Benmont Tench – keyboards, acoustic piano, synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements
  • David Paich – acoustic piano, synthesizers , synthesizer arrangements
  • Michael Boddicker – programming, sequencing, synthesizers, E-mu Emulator, synthesizer arrangements
  • Albhy Galuten – synclavier
  • Randy Newman – synthesizers, synthesizer arrangements
  • Bill Cuomo – synthesizers, programming, percussion
  • Lindsey Buckingham – guitar, harmony vocals
  • Charlie Sexton – guitar
  • Larry Klein – bass
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Tim Drummond – bass
  • Ian Wallace – drums
  • Kevin McCormick – African drums
  • Jim Keltner – additional drums
  • Maren Jensen – intro and interlude composer
  • Jerry Hey – horn arrangements
  • Belinda Carlisle – harmony vocals
  • Sam Moore – harmony vocals
  • Martha Davis – chant voices, harmony vocals
  • Michael O’Donahue – chant voices
  • Carla Olson – chant voices
  • Patty Smyth – chant voices, harmony vocals
  • J. D. Souther – chant voices
  • Waddy Wachtel – chant voices
  • Marie-Pascale Elfman – the French Girls ensemble
  • Dominique Mancinelli – the French Girls ensemble
  • Niko Bolas – recording, mixing
  • Greg Ladanyi – recording, mixing
  • Richard Bosworth, Tom Knox.- additional engineer
  • Richard Bosworth, Dan Garcia, David Schober, Duane Seykora – assistant engineer
  • Allen Sides – horns recording
  • Mark Ettel – horns recording assistant.
  • Mike Reese, Doug Sax – mastering
  • Jeri McManus –graphic coordinator, art direction
  • DiMaren Jensen – art direction.
  • Herb Ritts – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Boys of Summer – Don Henley, Mike Campbell
  2. You Can’t Make Love – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar
  3. Man With a Mission – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, J.D. Souther
  4. You’re Not Drinking Enough – Danny Kortchmar
  5. Not Enough Love in the World – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench
  6. Building the Perfect Beast – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar
  7. All She Wants to Do Is Dance – Danny Kortchmar
  8. Sunset Girl – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Benmont Tench
  9. Drivin’ with Your Eyes Closed – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Stan Lynch
  10. Land of Living – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar

On October 15, 1991.

On October 15, 1991, “Giant” label released “Mr. Bad Example”, the eighth Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1991 and was produced by Waddy Wachtel.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals guitar, keyboards
  • Jorge Calderón – bass guitar, harmony vocals
  • Dan Dugmore – guitar, pedal steel
  • Bob Glaub – bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Tito Larriva – harmony vocals
  • Kipp Lennon – harmony vocals
  • Mark Lennon – harmony vocals
  • Michael Lennon – harmony vocals
  • Dwight Yoakam – harmony vocals
  • Jordan Zevon – harmony vocals
  • David Lindley – fiddle, saz, lap steel guitar, cümbüş
  • Jeff Porcaro – drums
  •  Waddy Wachtel – guitar, harmony vocals
  • Marc DeSisto – engineer
  • Andrew Ballard, Scott Blockland, Jeffrey Shannon, Brian Soucy – assistant engineer
  • Niko Bolas, John Beverly Jones – mixing
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Peggy McAfee, Tom Smyth – technical assistant
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction, design
  • Diego Uchitel, Jimmy Wachtel – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. Finishing Touches
  2. Suzie Lightning
  3. Model Citizen – LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Warren Zevon
  4. Angel Dressed in Black – Julia Mueller, Waddy Wachtel, Warren Zevon
  5. Mr. Bad Example – Jorge Calderon, Warren Zevon
  6. Renegade
  7. Heartache Spoken Here
  8. Quite an Ugly One Morning
  9. Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead – LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Warren Zevon
  10. Searching for a Heart

on October 11, 1993.

On October 11, 1993, “Elektra” label released “I’m Alive”, the tenth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, CA, and was produced by Jackson Browne, Scott Thurston, and Don Was. The album was in “Qmagazine list of “The 50 Best Albums Of 1993”.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano
  • Sweet Pea Atkinson – backing vocals
  • Sir Harry Bowens – backing vocals
  • Ryan Browne – backing vocals
  • Katia Cardenal – backing vocals
  • Valerie Carter – backing vocals
  • David Crosby – backing vocals
  • Doug Haywood – backing vocals
  • Don Henley – backing vocals
  • William “Bill” Greene – backing vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – backing vocals
  • Steven Soles – backing vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes – backing vocals
  • David Lindley – guitar, bouzouki, oud
  • John Leventhal – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Scott Thurston – guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Campbell – guitar
  • Mark Goldenberg – guitar
  • Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
  • Waddy Wachtel – guitar
  • Jai Winding – piano
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond organ 
  • James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass guitar
  • Kevin McCormick – bass guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Mauricio-Fritz Lewak – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Susann McMahon – assistant producer
  • Paul Dieter; Rik Pekkonen – engineer
  • Steve Onuska, Bob Salcedo, Kathy Yore – assistant engineer
  • Ed Cherney – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Robin Lynch – art direction, design
  • Alli Truch – design
  • Bruce Weber – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne.

  1. I’m alive
  2. My Problem Is You
  3. Everywhere I Go
  4. I’ll Do Anything
  5. Miles Away
  6. Too Many Angels
  7. Take This Rain
  8. Two of Me, Two of You
  9. Sky Blue and Black
  10. All Good Things

Continue reading on October 11, 1993.

On September 23, 1997.

On September 23, 1997, “Paradigm Records” label released “The Hangover”, the second Gilby Clarke studio album. It was recorded in 1997 and was produced by C.J. DeVillar and Gilby Clarke.

Personnel:

  • Gilby Clarke- lead vocals, guitars, bass, mellotron, drums
  • Waddy Watchel- guitars
  • Ryan Roxie- guitars
  • Teddy Andreadis- piano, Hammond, harmonica
  • J. DeVillar – bass, backing vocals
  • Will Effertz- bass, backing vocals
  • Phil Soussan- bass
  • Clem Burke- drums
  • Sandy Chila – drums, percussion
  • Mike Fasano- drums
  • Eric Singer- drums
  • Ovis – horns, background vocals
  • Kyle Vincent – background vocals
  • Jason Alt – background vocals
  • Roberta Freeman – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gilby Clarke, except where noted.

  1. Wasn’t Yesterday Great
  2. It’s Good Enough for Rock N’ Roll
  3. Zip Gun
  4. Higher
  5. Mickey Marmalade
  6. Blue Grass Mosquito
  7. Happiness Is a Warm Gun – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Hang on to Yourself – David Bowie
  9. The Worst
  10. Captain Chaos
  11. Punk Rock Pollution

 

On May 21, 1985.

On May 21, 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “The Confessor”, the seventh Joe Walsh studio album. It was recorded in 1984 at “Goodnight L.A Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Keith Olsen and Joe Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh- lead vocals, lead guitar, synthesizer, bass guitar, talk box
  • Waddy Wachtel- guitar
  • Mark Andes- bass guitar
  • Mike Porcaro- bass guitar
  • David Margen – bass guitar
  • Dennis Bellfield – bass guitar
  • Rick Rosas- bass guitar
  • Denny Carmassi- drums
  • Jim Keltner- drums
  • Rick Marotta- drums
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Chet McCracken – drums
  • Randy Newman- keyboards
  • Alan Pasqua- keyboards
  • Jerry Peterson – saxophone
  • Earl Lon Price – tenor saxophone
  • Kenneth Tussing – trombone
  • Timothy B. Schmit- backing vocals
  • Keith Olsen- engineer
  • Dennis Sager – engineer
  • Greg Fulginiti- mastering
  • Hugh Kent Brown – design, art direction
  • Caspar David Friedrich- paintings

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Problems – Joe Walsh, Bill Arbuckle
  2. I Broke My Leg
  3. Bubbles
  4. Slow Dancing – Loz Netto
  5. 15 Years
  6. The Confessor
  7. Rosewood Bitters – Michael Stanley
  8. Good Man Down – Joe Walsh, Waddy Watchel
  9. Dear John

 

 

On September 1, 1978.

On September 1, 1978, “EG” label released “The Bride Stripped Bare”, the fifth Bryan Ferry solo album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Mountain Studios” in Montreux, Switzerland, and was produced by Waddy Watchel, Rick Marotta, Simon Puxley, Steve Nye and Bryan Ferry.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry- lead vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Waddy Wachtel- lead guitar, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Neil Hubbard- Guitar
  • Preston Heyman, Rick Marotta- drums
  • John Wetton- bass guitar
  • Herbie Flowers- string bass
  • Alan Spenner- Bass guitar
  • Ann Odell – organ, electric piano, string arrangements
  • Suzanne Ciani- synthesizers
  • Steve Nye- electric piano
  • Mel Collins- saxophone
  • Martin Drover – trumpet
  • Jimmy Douglass, Lew Hahn, Steve Nye – engineers
  • Dave Richards, Martin Pearson, Randy Mason – assistant engineers
  • Antony Price – design
  • John Swannell– photography
  • Ahmet Ertegün- counsel

Track listing:

  1. Sign of Times – Bryan Ferry
  2. Can’t Let Go – Bryan Ferry
  3. Hold On (I’m Coming) – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  4. The Same Old Blues – J. Cale
  5. When She Walks in the Room – Bryan Ferry
  6. Take Me to the River – Al Green, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges
  7. What Goes On – Lou Reed
  8. Carrickfergus – traditional, arranged by Bryan Ferry
  9. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Roosevelt Jamison
  10. This Island Earth – Bryan Ferry

On October 3, 1988.

talk-is-cheap

On October 3, 1988, “Virgin” label released “Talk Is Cheap” the debut Keith Richards solo album. It was recorded August 1987 – May 1988, and was produced by Keith Richards, Steve Jordan.

Personnel:

  • Keith Richards– lead vocals, guitar
  • Steve Jordan– drums, percussion, bass’, backing vocals
  • Sarah Dash– backing vocals, duet
  • Charley Drayton– bass guitar, drums
  • Ivan Neville– piano, keyboards
  • Bobby Keys– tenor saxophone
  • Waddy Wachtel– acoustic, electric, and slide guitar, production consultant
  • Bootsy Collins– bass guitar
  • Michael Doucet– violin
  • Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural –accordion
  • Johnnie Johnson– piano
  • Chuck Leavell– organ
  • Maceo Parker– alto saxophone
  • Joey Spampinato– bass guitar
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Bernie Worrell– organ, clavinet
  • Jimmi Kinnard – bass guitar
  • Patti Scialfa– backing vocals
  • The Memphis Horns– horns
  • Willie Mitchell– horn arrangements
  • Engineers: Robert Berry, Joe Blaney, David Dorn ,Richard Ealey, Joe Ferla, David Kennedy, Paul Milner, Julio Pena (also assistant engineer), Don Smith, Roger Talkov
  • Mixing: Joe Blaney, Don Smith
  • Mastering: Greg Calbi

Track listing:

All tracks by Keith Richards and Steve Jordan.

  1. Big Enough
  2. Take It So Hard
  3. Struggle
  4. I Could Have Stood You Up
  5. Make No Mistake
  6. You Don’t Move Me
  7. How I Wish
  8. Rockawhile
  9. Whip It Up
  10. Locked Away
  11. It Means a Lot

On January 18, 1978.

Excitable_Boy

On January 18, 1978, “Asylum” label released “Excitable Boy”, the third Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “The Sound Factory” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jackson Browne and Waddy Wachtel. “Excitable Boy” is the best-selling album of Zevon’s career.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – lead, harmony and backing vocals, piano, organ, synthesizer
  • Jorge Calderón– harmony and backing vocals, Spanish vocals
  • Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar- guitar, percussion
  • Russ Kunkel– drum
  • Jackson Browne– guitar, harmony and backing vocals
  • Luis Damian – jarana
  • Kenny Edwards, John McVie- bass
  • Mick Fleetwood– drums
  • The Gentlemen Boys (Jackson Browne, Jorge Calderón, Kenny Edwards, J. D. Souther, Waddy Wachtel) – backing and harmony vocals
  • Arthur Gerst – Mexican harp
  • Bob Glaub, Leland Sklar– bass
  • Jim Horn– recorder
  • Greg Ladanyi– bells
  • Rick Marotta– drums
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Linda Ronstadt, Karla Bonoff– backing and harmony vocals
  • Manuel Vasquez – requinto
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar, synthesizer, harmony and backing vocals
  • Jennifer Warnes– harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except as noted.

  1. Johnny Strikes Up the Band
  2. Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner – David Lindell, Warren Zevon
  3. Excitable Boy – LeRoy Marinell, Warren Zevon
  4. Werewolves of London – LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel, Warren Zevon
  5. Accidentally Like a Martyr
  6. Nighttime in the Switching Yard – Jorge Calderón, Lindell, Wachtel, Warren Zevon
  7. Veracruz – Jorge Calderón, Warren Zevon
  8. Tenderness on the Block – Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon
  9. Lawyers, Guns and Money