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In October 1974.

In October 1974, “Warner Bros” label released “Veedon Fleece”, the eighth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded 1973 – 1974, at “Caledonia Studios” California and “Mercury Studios” in New York, and was produced by Van Morrison.The album cover photography was by Tom Collins.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison – vocal, guitar
  • Ralph Walsh, John Tropea- guitar
  • David Hayes, Joe Macho – bass
  • Dahaud Shaar (David Shaw) – drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg- drums Nathan Rubin – violin
  • Terry Adams – viola
  • James Rothermel – flute, recorder
  • Jack Schroer- soprano saxophone
  • James Trumbo, Jef Labes- piano
  • Engineers: Jim Stern, Dahaud Shaar (David Shaw), Jean Shaar, Elvin Campbell
  • Art Direction: Ed Caraeff
  • Arrangements: Van Morrison, Jef Labes (stringand woodwind)
  • Remastering: Ian Cooper, Walter Samuel

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison

  1. Fair Play
  2. Linden Arden Stole the Highlights
  3. Who Was That Masked Man
  4. Streets of Arklow
  5. You Don’t Pull No Punches, But You Don’t Push the River
  6. Bulbs
  7. Cul de Sac
  8. Comfort You
  9. Come Here My Love
  10. Country Fair
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In July 1972.

In July 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Saint Dominic’s Preview”, the sixth Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded 1971 – 1972, at “Wally Heider Studios”, “Pacific High Studios” in San Francisco, “The Church” in San Anselmo, California,  and was produced by Ted Templeman and Van Morrison.

Personnel:

  • Van Morrison— vocals, acoustic, rhythm and twelve string guitar, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Jules Broussard — tenor saxophone, flute
  • Lee Charlton — drums
  • Bill Church— bass
  • Ron Elliott— acoustic guitar
  • “Boots” Houston — tenor saxophone, backing vocals
  • Mark Jordan — piano
  • Connie Kay— drums
  • Bernie Krause— Moog synthesizer
  • Gary Mallaber— drums, percussion, vibraphone
  • John McFee— steel guitar
  • Doug Messenger — electric and acoustic guitars
  • Ronnie Montrose— acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Naftalin— piano, Moog synthesizer
  • Pat O’Hara — trombone
  • Janet Planet — backing vocals
  • Tom Salisbury — piano, organ
  • Rick Shlosser- drums
  • Ellen Schroer — backing vocals
  • Jack Schroer— alto and baritone saxophones
  • Mark Springer — backing vocals
  • Leroy Vinnegar— double bass
  • Engineers: Donn Landee, Bob Schumaker, Jim Gaines, Dave Brown, Steve Brandon
  • Mixing: Donn Landee, Bob Schumaker
  • Photography: Michael Maggid
  • Arrangements – Tom Salisbury
  • Remastering – Tim Young, Walter Samuel

Track listing:

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)
  2. Gypsy
  3. I Will Be There
  4. Listen to the Lion
  5. Saint Dominic’s Preview
  6. Redwood Tree
  7. Almost Independence Day

 

 

 

On May 29, 1984.

Tina Turner - Private_Dancer

On May 29, 1984, “Capitol” label released “Private Dancer”, the fifth Tina Turner solo studio album. It was recorded 1983-1984, and was produced by Terry Britten, John Carter, Leon “Ndugu” Chancler, Wilton Felder, Rupert Hine, Joe Sample, Greg Walsh and Martyn Ware. The album became worldwide commercial success, being certified 7 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 5 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, 3 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”, 5 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”, Platinum in Spain by PROMUSICAE, and Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”.

Personnel:

  • Tina Turner– lead vocals , background vocals
  • Gary Barnacle– saxophone
  • Jeff Beck– guitar solo
  • Terry Britten– guitar, background vocals
  • Graham Broad– drums
  • Jack Bruno – drums
  • Alan Clark– percussion, keyboards
  • Mel Collins– saxophone
  • Cy Curnin– background vocals
  • David Ervin– synthesizer programming
  • Wilton Felder– bass, saxophone
  • Nick Glennie-Smith– keyboards
  • Glenn Gregory– background vocals
  • Rupert Hine – bass, keyboards, background vocals
  • John Illsley – bass
  • Hal Lindes – guitar
  • Billy Livsey – keyboards
  • Tessa Niles – background vocals
  • Jimmy Philips – keyboards
  • Frank Ricotti – percussion
  • Joe Sample – synthesizer, piano
  • John Trivers- bass
  • David T. Walker – guitar
  • Paul Warren- guitar
  • Martyn Ware – synthesizer, drum machine, background vocals
  • Jamie West-Oram – guitar
  • Terry Williams – drums
  • Nick Plytas – piano, synthesizer
  • Engineers: F. Byron Clark, John Hudson, Walter Samuel, Greg Walsh, Stephen W Tayler
  • Mixing: John Hudson, Stephen W Tayler
  • Remixing: Humberto Gatica
  • Mastering: Alan Yoshida
  • Music programming: David Ervin , Rupert Hine, Greg Walsh
  • David Cullen – string arrangements
  • Greg Walsh, Martyn Ware – arrangers
  • Sam Gay – creative direction
  • Roy Kohara – art direction
  • John O’Brien – design
  • Peter Ashworth – photography

.  Track listing:

  1. I Might Have Been Queen – Rupert Hine, Obstoj
  2. What’s Love Got to Do with It – Terry Britten, Lyle
  3. Show Some Respect – Terry Britten, Shifrin
  4. I Can’t Stand the Rain – Bryant, Miller, Peebles
  5. Better Be Good to Me – Chapman, Chinn, Knigh
  6. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green, Jackson, Mitchell
  7. 1984 – David Bowie
  8. Steel Claw – Brady
  9. Private Dancer – Mark Knopfler