20/10/2017

Tantrum "Rather Be Rockin'" (1979) -AOR-



Label : Ovation Incorporated


01 - Rather Be Rockin' (Phil Balsano)
02 - Don't Turn Me Off (Phil Balsano & Bill Syniar)
03 - You Are The World (Phil Balsano)
04 - Sammy And Susie (Phil Balsano)
05 - Runnin' (Sandy Caufield & Ray Sapko)
06 - How Long (Sandy Caufield & Ray Sapko)
07 - You Need Me (Vern Wennerstrom, Ray Sapko & Pam Bradley)
08 - Take A Look (Bill Syniar & Pam Bradley)
09 - Applaud The Winner (Sandy Caufield & Ray Sapko)
10 - Search For A Reason (Ray Sapko & Phil Balsano)


Tantrum :
Phil Balsano : Keyboards
Pam Bradley : Vocals
Sandy Caufield : Vocals
Barb Erber : Vocals
Ray Sapko : Guitars
Bill Senior : Bass
Vern Wennerstrom : Drums

Produced by John Ryan & Chicago Kid Productions for Sur-Trac Productions, Inc.
Engineered by Bill Drescher
Recorded at Sound City Studios, LA
Mastered at Crystal Sound by Jeff Sanders

The Rings "The Rings" (1981) -AOR / Power Pop-



Label : MCA Records


01 - Opposites Attract (Mike Baker & C. Lindstrom)
02 - Who's She Dancing' With (Mark Sutton & Matt Thurber)
03 - This One's For The Girls (Bob Gifford)
04 - Let Me Go (Mike Baker)
05 - Got My Wish (Bob Gifford)
06 - My Kinda Girl (Mike Baker)
07 - I Need Strange (Mike Baker, Bob Gifford & Mark Sutton)
08 - Watch You Break (Mike Baker)
09 - Too Much Of Nothin' (Mike Baker & Mark Sutton)
10 - Third Generation (Mike Baker)


Produced by The Rings 
Executive Producer : Al Perry
Engineered by Fred Torchio
Assistant Engineers : Edwin Hobgood, John Palermo & David Witman
Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, N.Y.C. & Intermedia Studios, Boston
Mixed at Sound Mixers, N.Y.C.
Mastered at Sterling Sound; N.Y.C. by Ted Jensen

The Rings :
Bob Gifford : Bass & Vocals
Mike Baker : Guitars, Keyboards & Vocals
Mark Sutton : Lead Guitar, Keyboards & Vocals
Matt Thurber : Drums & Backing vocals

John Miles Band "Transition" (1985) -AOR-

 

 Label : Valentino Records / Krescendo Records


01 - Once In Your Life (John Miles & Bob Marshall)
02 - Run (John Miles, Bob Marshall & Barriemore Barlow)
03 - Blinded* (John Miles & Bob Marshall)
04 - You're The One (John Miles & Bob Marshall)
05 - I Need Your Love* (John Miles)
06 - Hard Time (John Miles & Bob Marshall)
07 - Who Knows (John Miles & Bob Marshall)
08 - Don't Lie To Me (John Miles)
09 - Watching Over Me* (John Miles, Bob Marshall & Barriemore Barlow)

Bonus Tracks

10 - Good, So Bad (B-side of Single) (?)
11 - Blinded (Single Version) (John Miles & Bob Marshall)


"Blinded" & "I Need Your Love" Recorded & Mixed at Ocean Way Studios, Hollywood
Produced by Trevor Rabin
Engineered by Paul De Villea
All songs except* Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales
Mixed at Eden Studios, London
Produced & Engineered by Pat Moran
"Watching Over Me" Recorded at Air Studios, London
Produced by Beau Hill
Engineered by Steve Benson
Re-Mixed by Pat Moran at Eden Studios, London
Mastered by Trevor Rabin at Precision Lacquer, Los Angeles
Eden Mixing Engineer : Philip Vinall
The John Miles Band :
John Miles : Vocals, Guitars & Keyboards
Barriemore Barlow : Drums, Programmed Percussion & Background vocals
Bob Marshall : Bass Guitar
Additional Musicians :
Casey Young & Andy Thomas : Keyboard Programming

Jonathan Edwards "Rockin' Chair" (1976) -Soft Rock / Country Rock-



Label : Reprise Records


01 - How Long (Jonathan Edwards)
02 - Hearts Overflowing (Mike Brewer)
03 - Favorite Song (Jonathan Edwards)
04 - White Line (Willie P. Bennett)
05 - Ain't Got Time (Jonathan Edwards)
06 - Hello (Jonathan Edwards)
07 - Song For The Life (Rodney Crowell)
08 - Rockin' Chair (Gonna Get You) (Steven Rhymer)
09 - The Christian Life (Ira & Charlie Louvin)
10 - Lady (Jonathan Edwards)


The Musicians :
Acoustic Piano : Glen D. Hardin & Bill Payne
Electric Piano : Glen D. Hardin
Electric Guitar : James Burton
Pedal Steel : Hank DeVito
Acoustic Guitars : Brian Ahern, Jonathan Edwards, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Bass : Emory Gordy
Drums : John Ware
Percussion : Brian Ahern
Fiddle : Byron Berline
Banjo : Herb Pedersen
Mandolin : David Grisman
Harmonica : Jonathan Edwards
Supporting Vocals : Emmylou Harris, Dianne Brooks, Herb Pedersen & Lynnie Edwards
String Arrangements : Glen D. Hardin & Milan Kymlicka

Produced by Brian Ahern for Happy Sack Productions
Recorded & Mixed in The Enactron Truck
Engineers : Brian Ahern, Bradley Hartman, Stuart Taylor & Donivan Cowart
Lacquering Engineer : Rudy Hill

19/10/2017

Tears "Tears" (1979) -AOR / Soft Rock-



Label : Backstreet Records


01 - More Than A Miracle (Alan Adkins)
02 - My My She Lies (Alan Adkins & Charles Woods Pearson)
03 - Laziest Boy (Erik Cartwright & Charles Woods Pearson)
04 - Urban Girl (Alan Adkins & Charles Woods Pearson)
05 - My Temptation (Alan Adkins & Charles Woods Pearson)
06 - I Cover The Waterfront (Alan Adkins)
08 - Sittin' Pretty (Alan Adkins, Charles Woods Pearson & J.C. Soles)
09 - Cool Your Jets (Erik Cartwright & Charles Woods Pearson)
10 - Horizontal Boogie (Erik Cartwright & Charles Woods Pearson)


Tears :
Alan Adkins : Vocals & Guitars
Charles Woods Pearson : Vocals
Erik Cartwright : Guitars & Vocals

Produced by John Stronach & J. S. Soles

Wornell Jones : Bass
Ian Wallace : Drums
Nils Lofgren : Piano on "Laziest Boy"
JoAnn Harris, The Crybabies : Vocals on "My Temptation"
Bobbye Hall : Percussion on "My Temptation" & "Horizontal Boogie"
Arranged by Tears & J. S. Soles
Engineered by John Stronach with Randy Pipes & Geoff Sykes
Recorded & Mixed  at Kendun, Studio D

Ph.D. "Ph.D." (1981) -AOR / Art Rock-



Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation / WEA Records


01 - Little Suzi's On The Up (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
02 - War Years (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
03 - Oh Maria (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
04 - Oo Sha Sha (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
05 - I Won't Let You Down (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
06 - There's No Answer To It (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
07 - Poor City (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
08 - Up Down (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
09 - Hollywood Signs (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)
10 - Radio To On Saxophone (Jim Diamond & Tony Hymas)


Executive Producer : Jeffrey Levinson
Produced by Ph.D.
Engineered & Co-Produced by Cy Langston
Assistant Engineer : Neil Hornby
Recorded at Ramport Studios, London, England
Jim Diamond : All Vocals
Tony Hymas : Bosendorfer Grand, Fender Rhodes, Prophet V, ARP Odyssey, Mini Moog, Fairlight CMI & The Wasp


01 - Little Suzi's On The Up

Drums : Simon Phillips

02 - War Years

Drums : Simon Phillips

03 - Oh Maria 

Drums : Simon Phillips

04 - Oo Sha Sha

Drums : Mark Craney

05 - I Won't Let You Down

Drums : Simon Phillips

06 - There's No Answer To It

Drums : Simon Phillips

07 - Poor City 

Drums : Mark Craney
Acoustic Guitar : Phil Palmer

08 - Up Down

Drums : Simon Phillips

09 - Hollywood Signs

Drums : Simon Phillips

10 - Radio To On 

Drums : Simon Phillips
Tenor Sax : Stan Sultzmann
Soprano Voice : Jane Manning

Todd Sharp ‎"Who Am I" (1986) -Soft Rock-



Label : MCA Records


01 - I Want Something More (Todd Sharp)
02 - I Don't Want To Leave You* (Todd Sharp, Chuck Kavooras & Fred Marrone)
03 - Young Man (Todd Sharp)
04 - We Were Lonely (Todd Sharp)
05 - I'm The One (Todd Sharp)
06 - I'll Never Let You Go** (James House & Wendy Waldman)
07 - The House Next Door (Todd Sharp)
08 - Alone But Not Lonely (Todd Sharp)
09 - Now I'm Strong (Todd Sharp)
10 - Don't Change It (Todd Sharp)


Produced by Don Gehman
*Produced by John Ryan
**Produced by Don Gehman & John Ryan

Todd Sharp : Lead vocals & Guitars
George Hawkins : Bass
Bob Christopherson : Keyboards
Gary Ferguson : Drums & Percussion

Stan Lynch : Dums on "I'll Never Let You Go"
Chet McCracken : Drums on "I Don't Want To Leave You"
Randy Jackson : Bass on "I'll Never Let You Go" & "I Don't Want To Leave You"
Tom Canning : Synth, Harmonica on "The House Next Door"

Christine McVie : Duet Vocal on "We're Were Lonely"
Billy Burnette : Acoustic Guitar on "I'll Never Let You Go"
Christine McVie, George Hawkins & James House : Background vocals

Engineered by Greg Edward & Greg Roman
Mastered by Greg Fulginiti at Artisan
Additional Engineers : Don Gehman, Ross Hogarth, Jeff Harris
Recorded at Rumbo Recorders
"I'll Never Let You Go" & "I Don't Want To Leave You" Overdubbed at Village Recorders
Mixed by Don Gehman & Greg Edward at Rumbo
"I'll Never Let You Go", "I Don't Want To Leave You" & "I Want Something More" Mixed by Joe Chiccarelli at Capitol
Production Assistance : Suzanne England

Stabilizers "Tyranny" (1986) -SynthPop/ Soft Rock-



Label : CBS Records


01 - Tyranny (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)
02 - (If I) Found Rome (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)
03 - I Don't Need The Pain (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)
04 - Now I Hear You (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)
05 - One Simple Thing (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)
06 - Underground (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)
07 - Does Your Love Lie Open? (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)
08 - A Place To Hide (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)
09 - You Spull Me Down (Dave Christenson & Rich Nevens)


Stabilizers are : Rich Nevens & Dave Christenson
Produced by Denny Diante
Engineered by Mick Guzauski, Daren Klein & Richard McKernan
Mixed by Mick Guzauski
Recorded & Mixed at Conway Studios, Hollywood, CA
Mastered at Precision Lacquer, Los Angeles, CA by Stephen Marcussen
Production Assistant : Michel Bannon
Production Coordinator : Jo-Anne McGettrick


01 - Tyranny

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards, Keyboard Programming & Drum Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards & Keyboard Programming
John 'JR' Robinson : Drum Overdubs
Tom Scott : Sax Solo
Casey Young : Keyboard Programming

02 - (If I) Found Rome

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards, Keyboard Programming & Drum Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
John 'JR' Robinson : Drum Overdubs
Casey Young : Keyboard Programming
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboard Programming & Keyboards

03 - I Don't Need The Pain

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards & Keyboard Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards & Keyboard Programming
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Nathan East : Bass
Tom Scott : Sax Solo

04 - Now I Hear You

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards, Keyboard Programming & Drum Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
John 'JR' Robinson : Drum Overdubs
Casey Young : Keyboard Solo

05 - One Simple Thing

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards, Keyboard Programming & Drum Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
Neil Stubenhaus : Bass
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums

06 - Underground

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards, Keyboard Programming & Drum Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Casey Young : Keyboard Programming

07 - Does Your Love Lie Open?

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards & Keyboard Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Casey Young : Keyboard Programming

08 - A Place To Hide

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards, Keyboard Programming & Drum Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
Tom Scott : Sax Arrangement & Performance

09 - You Spull Me Down

Rich Nevens : Guitar, Keyboards, Keyboard Programming & Drum Programming
Dave Christenson : Vocals
John 'JR' Robinson : Drum Overdubs
Casey Young : Keyboard Programming

Dear Enemy "Ransom Note" (1983) -SynthPop / Soft Rock-



Label : Capitol Records


01 - Comuter One (Martin Fisher & Chris Langford)
02 - The Good Life (Les Barker)
03 - Talking To You (Peter Leslie)
04 - All Through The Night (Chris Langford)
05 - Kids On The Street (Chris Langford)
06 - On The Line (Chris Langford)
07 - Restless (Chris Langford)
08 - Bit Of Your Heart (Chris Langford)
09 - Day To Day (Chris Langford)


Dear Enemy is :
Ron Martini : Vocals
Les Barker : Guitar & Vocals
Martin Fisher : Keyboards & Vocals
Chris Langford : Guitar & Vocals
Peter Leslie : Bass & Vocals
Ian Morrison : Drums
Produced & Engineered by Peter McIan
Associate Engineer : Paul Ray
Assistant Engineer : Peggy McCreary
Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Sunset Sound Factory
Mixed at Sunset Sound Recorders

Partners In Crime "Organised Crime" (1985) -Soft Rock-



Label : Epic Records


01 - Hollywood Dreams* (Chris Overland, Mark De Vanchque & Steve Overland)
02 - Miracles* (Nick Trevisick)
03 - Fools* (Noel McCalla)
04 - Hold On (Trevor Rabin, Jon Anderson & Chris Squier)
05 - Gypsy Tricks (Ray Majors)
06 - Heat Of The Night (John Fiddler & Ray Majors)
07 - No Way Out Of Here (Ray Majors)
08 - I Can' Forget (Mac McCaffrey)
09 - What Does It Take (Ray Majors)
10 - She's Got Eyes (Mark De Vanchque & Noel McCalla)


Produced by John Eden
*Titles Remixed by James Guthrie
Recorded at :
Castle Sound - Engineer, Callum Malcolm
Konk Studios - Engineer, Damian Koerner
Trident Studios - Engineer, Adams Moneley
Mayfair Studios - Engineer, Tony Richards
Backing vocals : Kim Goodie, Tony Rivers, John Perry & Stu Calver
Additional Percussion : Martin Ditcham
Partners In Crime :
Noel McCalla : Vocals & Percussion
Mac McCaffrey : Bass
John Coghlan : Drums & Percussion
Ray Majors : Guitars
Mark De Vanchque : Keyboards

Holly Stanton "Temptation" (1981) -Power Pop / AOR-



Label : Solid Smoke Records / Intercord Records


01 - Temptation (Holly Stanton, Smith, Michael Raskovsky & Greenlease)
02 - Just A Little (Ellioot & Durand)
03 - Feeling This Way Again (Holly Stanton & Michael Raskovsky)
04 - What Did You Expect (Holly Stanton, Michael Raskovsky & Greenlease)
05 - It's No Use (Alex Bandahan)
06 - Inside My Head (Campbell)
07 - Black Is Black (Hayes, Wadey & Grainger) 
08 - Telephone Ring (Holly Staunton, Cramer & Greenlease)
09 - Burn It Up (Holly Staunton, Cramer & Greenlease)
10 - Turn My Cold To Fire (Holly Staunton, Cramer & Greenlease)
11 - When I Go To Sleep (Holly Staunton, Cramer & Greenlease)
12 - Look Out Boy (Sloan & Barri)


Guitars : John Rewind, Greg Smith, Alex Bandahan
Drums : Billy Carmassi, Mikey Razor
Bass : John Rewind
Keyboards : J.D. Sharp
String Section : Rick Concoff & J.D. Sharp
Percussion : Billy Carmassi & John Rewind
Background vocals : Holly Stanton, Spys (David Fredericks, Peter Bonow, Mark Karan)

Produced by John Rewind
Recorded at Corasound Recording
Engineers & Production Assistants : Stephen Hart & Michael Raskovsky
Album Supervision : Marty Arbunich & Rico Tee

18/10/2017

Dave Raynor "Rain Or Shine" (1980) -Soft Rock-



Label : First American Productions / Dave Raynor Productions


01 - The Way It Used To Be (Dave Raynor)
02 - Leave Me Alone Tonight (Dave Raynor)
03 - Stay Here Tonight (Dave Raynor)
04 - Rain Or Shine (Dave Raynor)
05 - Slip Away Tonight (Dave Raynor)
06 - I Can't Take It (Dave Raynor)
07 - You've Got It (Dave Raynor)
08 - Little Ones (Dave Raynor)


Produced & Engineered by Dave Raynor
Executive Producer : Jim Wolfe
Other Engineers : Bruce Buckner, Jim Wolfe, Bob Israel & Diana Raynor
Recorded & Mixed at The Music Source, Seatlle, WA
Mastering by Brian Gardner at Allen Zentz, Hollywood
String Arrangements on "You've Got It" & "Little Ones" by Martin Lund
"Rain Or Shine" by Ed Kinder
Musicians :
Unknow

Burt Bacharach "Futures" (1977) -Easy Listening / Soft Rock-



Label : A&M Records


01 - I Took My Strength From You (I Had None) (Burt Bacharach & Hal David)
02 - Futures (Burt Bacharach)
03 - Us (Burt Bacharach & B. Russell)
04 - Where Are You (Burt Bacharach & N. Gimbel)
05 - We Should Have Met Sooner (Burt Bacharach & J. Kavanaugh)
06 - No One Remembers My Name (Burt Bacharach & Hal David)
07 - The Young Grow Younger Every Day (Burt Bacharach & J. Kavanaugh)
08 - Another Spring Will Rise (Burt Bacharach)
09 - Seconds (Burt Bacharach & N. Simon)
10 - When You Bring Your Sweet Love To Me (Burt Bacharach & N. Gimbel)
11 - Time And Tenderness (Burt Bacharach)


Produced by Phil Ramone & Burt Bacharach
Arranged by Burt Bacharach
Engineered by Phil Ramone & Assisted by Jim Boyer
Recorded at A&R Recording Studios, New York
Mastering Engineer : Bernie Grundman at A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Guest Appearances :
Vocals :
Jamie Anders 
"We Should Have Met Sooner" & "When You Bring Your Sweet Love To Me"
Peter Yarrow 
"The Young Grow Younger Every Day 
Joshie Armstead
"I Took My Strength From You (I Had None)", "Us", "Seconds" & "Where Are You"
Melissa McKay, Sally Stevens & Marti McCall
"No One Remembers My Name"
Featured Soloists :
Warren Luening : Trumpet
Marvin Stamm : Trumpet
George Young : Sax
David Sanborn : Sax
Background vocals : Patti Austin, Lani Groves, Raymond Simpson, Vivian Cherry, Zachary Sanders & Frank Floyd
Keyboards : Burt Bacharach, Richard Tee, Leon Pendarvis & Paul Schaeffer
Guitars : Joe Beck, Jay Berliner, Charles Chiarenza, David Spinozza, Hiram Bullock, William Pitman, Stuart Scharf & Eric Weissberg
Bass : Tony Levin, Donald Bagley, Herb Bushler & Will Lee
Percussion : Ralph McDonald
Drums : Grady Tate & Clyde Duell

Goran Rydh ‎"Goran Rydh" (1979) -Soft Rock-



Label : CBS Records


01 - 1, 2, 3 - One, Two, Three (Madara, White & Borisoff)
02 - Keep On Joggin' (J. MacRae, D. Linde & J. Langer)
03 - Ain't It Something (J. Wieder, J. Footman & N. Lamarwatts)
04 - The Sun Hasn't Set On This Boy Yet (Nils Lofgren)
05 - Bernadette (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland)
06 - Do You Still Believe (Goran Rydh, Kent Kroon & A. Annerstedt)
07 - Keep On Running (J. Edwards)
08 - Stäng Av Och Sätt På (Turn Me Off, Turn Me On) (Guillar, P. James & Phaedra)
09 - Live Your Life (Michael Rickfors & H. Huss)
10 - I Wrote This Song For You (J. Living aka John Valenti)
11 - Band Of Gold (R. Dunbar & E. Wayne)
12 - Daughter Of The Night (Michael Rickfors & H. Huss)


Producerad av
Douglas Westlund
Inspelning : Glen Studio, Bohus Studio, Polyvox och Europafilm
Tekniker : Anders Oredson, Michael Schuman, Leif Allansson, Lasse Gustavsson och Janis Laganovskis
Mixad på Europafilm med Leif Allansson utom "Keep On Joggin'" som är mixad på Glen Studio med Michael Schuman
Gravering : Peter Dahl, Europafilm
Konvolutbilder : Lena Rydh, Layout : Carin Alinder


01 - 1, 2, 3 - One, Two, Three


Gitarr : Kent Kroon
Piano : Anders Berglund
Bas : Backa-Hans Eriksson
Trummor : Per Lindvall
Congas & Percussion : Douglas Westlund
Saxofonsolo : Halldor Pålsson
Blås : Halldor Pålsson, Janne Kiling, Lennart Löfgren, Jan Kohlin & Gustavo Bergalli
Kör : Py Bäckman, Agneta Olsson, Mikael Rickfors & Billy G-son
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

02 - Keep On Joggin'

Yamaha-synth : Björn J-son Lindh
Keyboards & Bas-synth : Anders Berglund
Bas : Elliott Dolin
Trummor : Clay Caire
Kör : Billy G-son, Peter Lundblad, Göran Rydh & Anders Berglund
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

03 - Ain't It Something

Gitarr : Mats Westman
Keyboards : Anders Berglund
Prophet-5 : Kjell Öhman
Bas : Rutger Gunnarsson
Trummor : Douglas Westlund
Congas : Douglas Westlund
Kör : Mats Westman, Anders Berglund & Göran Rydh
Vokalinsats : Annika-Vera Boller
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

04 - The Sun Hasn't Set On This Boy Yet

Gitarr : Mats Westman
Keyboards : Anders Berglund
Orgel & Bas-synth : Kjell Öhman
Bas : Elliott Dolin
Trummor : Clay Caire

05 - Bernadette

Gitarrer : Mats Wetsman & Lasse Wellander
Keyboards : Anders Berglund
Bas : Janne Bergman
Trummor : Douglas Westlund
Kör : Marie Bergman, Liza Öhman, Anders Glenmark & Anders Berglund
Stråkar ur Sveridges Radios Symfoniorkester under ledning av Anders Dahl
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

06 - Do You Still Believe

Gitarr : Kent Kroon
Keyboards : Anders Berglund
Bas : Janne Bergman
Trummor : Roger Palm
Prophet-5 : Kjell Öhman
Arrangemang : Kent Kroon & Göran Rydh

07 - Keep On Running

Gitarrer : Mats Westman & Kent Kroon
Keyboards : Anders Berglund
Bas-synth : Kjell Öhman
Bas : Janne Bergman
Trummor : Douglas Westlund
Blås : Johan Stengård, Hasse Arktoft, Janne Kling, Jan Kohlin & Luciano Mosetti
Kör : Py Bäckman, Agneta Olsson, Mikael Rickfors & Billy G-son
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

08 - Stäng Av Och Sätt På (Turn Me Off, Turn Me On)

Gitarr : Kent Kroon
Clavinet : Anders Berglund
Bas : Backa-Hans Eriksson
Trummor : Per Lindvall
Congas & Percussion : Douglas Westlund
Saxofonsolo : Halldor Pålsson
Blås : Halldor Pålsson, Janne Kling, Lennart Löfgren, Jan Kohlin & Gustavo Bergalli
Kör : Py Bäckman, Agneta Olsson, Mikael Rickfors & Billy G-son
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

09 - Live Your Life

Gitarr : Mats Westman
Keyboards : Anders Berglund
Prophet-5 : Kjell Öhman
Bas Rutger Gunnarsson
Trummor Douglas Westlund
Blås : Johan Stengård, Hasse Arktoft, Janne Kling, Jan Kohlin & Luciano Mosetti
Kör : Liza Öhman, Agneta Gilstig, Per-Erik Hallin & Anders Berglund
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

10 - I Wrote This Song For You

Gitarr : Mats Westman
Yamaha-elpiano : Anders Berglund
Bas : Rutger Gunnarsson
Trummor : Douglas Westlund
Congas : Douglas Westlund
Prophet-5 : Kjell Öhman
Synth-solo : Kjell Öhman
Vokalinsats : Annika-Vera Boller
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

11 - Band Of Gold

Gitarrer : Mats Westman & Lasse Wellander
Keyboards : Anders Berglund
Bas : Janne Bergman
Trummor : Douglas Westlund
Stråkar ur Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester under ledning av Anders Dahl
Saxofonsolo : Lasse Carlsson
Kör : Marie Bergman, Liza Öhman, Anders Glenmark & Anders Berglund
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

12 - Daughter Of The Night

Gitarrer : Mats Westman & Lasse Wellander
Keyboards : Anders Berglund & Anders Eljas
Bas : Janne Bergman
Trummor : Rolf Alex
Bas-Synth : Kjell Öhman
Perc. : Douglas Westlund
Stråkar ur Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester under ledning av Anders Dahl
Kör : Py Bäckman, Agneta Olsson, Goran Rydh & Peter Lundblad
Arrangemang : Anders Berglund

Malcolm Tomlinson "Coming Outta Nowhere" (1977) -Soft Rock-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Cut Across Country Ride (Malcolm Tomlinson)
02 - Rolling All Over (Malcolm Tomlinson)
03 - Fiddler's Green (Malcolm Tomlinson)
04 - I'm Going Home (Malcolm Tomlinson)
05 - Erica Leigh (Malcolm Tomlinson)
06 - Knocking My Head (Malcolm Tomlinson)
07 - Hard At It (Where There's A Will There's A Way) (Malcolm Tomlinson)
08 - Drop Me A Line (Malcolm Tomlinson)
09 - San Fernando (Malcolm Tomlinson)
10 - Celebrate It (Malcolm Tomlinson)


Musicians :
Malcolm Tomlinson : Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Lead vocals & Percussion
Danny Marks : Electric & Acoustic Guitar
Scott Cushnie : Keyboards
Rick Birkett : Bass
Frank LoRusso : Drums

Horns :
Randy Brecker : Trumpet
Michael Brecker : Tenor Sax
Bill Dinwiddie : Trombone
Ralph Craig : Bass Trombone
Ron Kolber : Baritone Sax
Sonny Seals : Alto Sax

Background vocals : Malcolm Tomlinson, Danny Marks, Rick Birkett, Steve Kennedy, Sharon Lee Williams & Colina Phillips

Special Guest : Papa John Creach on "Fiddler's Green

Horns & Strings Arranged by Doug Riley
Horns Recorded at Custom Recording Studio, Chicago III
Engineer : Fred Breitberg
String Contractor : Dick Armin
Horn Contractor : Richard Tufo

Produced by Jack & Cub Richardson for Nimbus 9 Productions
Recorded at Soundstage, Toronto, Canada, April 1977
Recording Engineer : Jim Frank
Disc Mastering Engineer : Cub Richardson, JAMF, Toronto, Canada

Espionage "Espionage" (1983) -AOR-



Label : A&M Records


01 - The Sound Of Breaking Hearts (Chazz Coghlan)
02 - Your Love Is For Sale (Chazz Coghlan)
03 - The Great Escape (Paul Hutchinson)
04 - Freedom (Paul Hutchinson)
05 - Miracles (Chazz Coghlan)
06 - Living Under Rocks (Chazz Coghlan)
07 - Good Things Don't Go On Forever (Chazz Coghlan)
08 - I Never Meant To Make You Cry (I'm Sorry) (Chazz Coghlan)
09 - Can't You Feel My Heartbeat (Chazz Coghlan)
10 - Ships Across The Night (Chazz Coghlan)
11 - One Night Stand (Paul Hutchinson)


Produced by Roy Thomas Baker for RTB Audio Visual Productions, USA
The Band :
Chazz Coghlan : Vocals, Synthesizers, Piano & Percussion
Paul Hutchinson : Vocals & Synthesizers
Nielson Kearon : Guitars & Backing vocals
Gordon Goodwin : Bass

Additional Musicians :
Dennis Conway : Drums
Mark Volman & Howard Kaylan : Backing vocals

Recorded & Mixed at Cherokee Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles
Engineered by Gordon Fordyce
Mixed by Roy Thomas Baker
Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound, New York

Matthew Fisher "Journey's End" (1973) - Soft Rock-



Label : RCA Records


01 - Suzanne (Matthew Fisher)
02 - Going For A Song (Matthew Fisher)
03 - Play The Game (Matthew Fisher)
04 - Separation (Theme from The Film) (Matthew Fisher)
05 - Hard To Be Sure (Matthew Fisher)
06 - Marie (Matthew Fisher)
07 - Not This Time (Matthew Fisher)
08 - Interlude (Matthew Fisher)
09 - Journey's End (Part 1) (Matthew Fisher)
10 - Journey's End (Part 2) (Matthew Fisher)


Geoff Swettenham : Drums
Mick Hawksworth : Bass
Strings & Brass Selected by David Katz, Conducted by Del Newman
Harmonies on "Going For A Song" : Bobby Harrison
Harmonies on "Play The Game" : John Carter, Ken Lewis & Tony Burrows
Executive Producer : Ronnie Lyons
Engineers :
Lansdowne Studios, London - Ashley Howe & Bob
Olympic Studios, London - Rufus Cartwright & Andy Morris
Remix Engineers :
Air Studios, London - Geoff Emerick & Gary Edwards
Produced & Arranged by Matthew Fisher

17/10/2017

Nick Jameson "A Crowd Of One" (1986) -AOR / Westcoast Rock-



Label : Motown Records Corp.


01 - Weatherman (Nick Jameson & Kim O'Leary)
02 - Bring Your Love To Me (Nick Jameson & Kim O'Leary)
03 - Gonna Hold You Tight (Nick Jameson & Kim O'Leary)
04 - Last Act Of A Desperate Man (Nick Jameson)
05 - Love's Closing In (Nick Jameson)
06 - Wishing My Way Back To You (Nick Jameson)
07 - The Whole Truth (Nick Jameson)
08 - I Don't Know Where I'm Going (The Train Song) (Nick Jameson)
09 - Save Your Heart (Nick Jameson)


Written, Produced & Performed by Nick Jameson
Mastered by Bernie Grundman
Recorded by the author in his private domain

I would like to express my heart-felt thanks to my friends who helped and encouraged during the making of this music - John Holder ; who acted as productions consultant and a 'fresh pair of ears' on many a late night ; Kim O'Leary, who sang with me on "Gonna Hold You Tight" & "Wishing My Way Back To You" and who co-produced "Gonna Hold You Tight" and helped me mix the album ; Ultra-Bad Saxists Tony Career, Kim Parks & Jon Marett (respectively "Last Act Of A Desperate Man", "The Whole Truth" & "Weatherman") ; Sandy Arenz, who played Oboe on "Last Act Of A Desperate Man" & David Andersen, who played Drums on "The Whole Truth"

Spargo "Hold On" (1982) -Westcoast Rock-



Label : Polydor Records


01 - Love & True Love (Ellert Driessen & Spargo)
02 - (Maybe We Can) Hold On (Ellert Driessen)
03 - Groovy People (Ruud Mulder)
04 - Feelin' Like A Stranger (Ruud Mulder & Spargo)
05 - Goodbye (Ellert Driessen & Spargo)
06 - Special Love (Leander Lammertink & Lilian Day Jackson)
07 - Shout It Out (Leander Lammertink, Ellert Driessen & Spargo)
08 - Are You Serious? (Ellert Driessen & Spargo)
09 - So Funny (Ellert Driessen)


Lilian Day Jackson : Lead & Backing vocals, Percussion
Ellert Driessen : Keyboards, Lead & Backing vocals
Ruud Mulder : Guitars & Backing vocals
Jef Nassenstein : Bass
Leander Lammertink : Drums & Percussion

Produced by Martin Duiser for Sky High Music
Engineered by Okkie Huysdens
Mixed by Martin Duiser & Okkie Huysdens
Recorded at Soindpush Studios, Blaricum, Holland
Except Rhythm-Tracks "So Funny", "Special Love" & "Groovy People" Recorded by Peter Boer at Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Holland

Additional Credits :
Eddie Conard : Percussion on All Tracks except "Feelin' Like A Stranger"
Larry Jackson : Percussion on "So Funny" & "Groovy People"
Okkie Huysdens : Additional Backing vocals on "Hold On" & "Feelin' Like A Stranger"
Omar Dupree & Steve Cisby : Addiitonal Backing vocals on "Special Love"
Hans Verbeulen : Acoustic Guitar on "Goodbye"
Strings & Woodwinds on "Goodbye" Arranged & Conducted by Hans Holestelle

Bricklin ‎"Bricklin" (1986) -Soft Rock / AOR-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Fear Of Life (Scott Bricklin, Brian Bricklin, Jake Meyer & Gary King)
02 - For Her Love (Scott Bricklin, Brian Bricklin & Jake Meyer)
03 - Even When You're Done With Me (Scott Bricklin & Brian Bricklin)
04 - All I Know (Bricklin)
05 - Love Without Pain (Bricklin)
06 - If Is This Love (Jake Meyer, Scott Bricklin & Brian Bricklin)
07 - All You Own (Scott Bricklin & Brian Bricklin)
08 - She's Not My Girl (Scott Bricklin & Brian Bricklin)
09 - How Come I? (Scott Bricklin & Brian Bricklin)
10 - The Sleeping Dream (Scott Bricklin & Brian Bricklin)


Produced & Engineered by Neil Dorfsman
Arrangements & Pre-Production by Gary A. King & Bricklin
Executive Producer : Arthur M. Mann
Management & Direction by Lawrence M. Goldfarb & Eric J. Cohen for Golden Guru Entertainment
Live Production : Jack Medes, Darrin Bruce & Marty Garcia
Recorded at :
Kajem Studios, Gladwyne, PA, Assisted by Jim Campbell
Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NY, Assisted by Ken Lonas
Mixed at Wisseloord Studios, Hilversun, Holland, Assisted by Aaron Denson
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, NY
Additional Production at Studio 4, Philadelphia, PA
Bricklin :
Brian Bricklin : Guitar, Vocals & Keyboards
Scott Bricklin : Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards & Percussion
Jake Meyer : Vocals, Keyboards & Percussion
James Goetz : Bass & Vocals
Eddie Bader : Drums & Vocals
Ian Cross : Guitar, Keyboards & Vocals
Additional Musicians :
Jim Salamone : Linn, Simmons, Fairlight & Programming
Randy Cantor : Fairlight, Synths & Programming
Douglas Grisby III : Cameo Bass Appearance on "All I Know" & "If Is This Love"
Daryll Burgee : Percussion on "All I Know"
Horn Arrangements on "All I Know" by Jay Davidson & Bricklin
Horns : Jay Davidson, Sax, Also on "All You Own"
Bob Hagglund : Trombone
Gary McKeen : Trumpet
Dag DuPree : Trumpet
Emulator Programming : Tom Stephenson

The Innocents "The Innocents" (1982) -Soft Rock / Power Pop-



Label : The Boardwalk Entertainment Co.


01 - Stop Shooting Up Stars (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
02 - Directly From The Heart (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
03 - Hold My Hand (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
04 - Wild At Fifteen (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
05 - Twisted Kiss (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
06 - Sob Story (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
07 - Without Time (Marten Ingle, Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
08 - Comes The Night (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
09 - Backseat Of My Car (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)
10 - You Gotta Cry (Michael Hurt & Tommy Newman)


Produced by Robert Margouleff
Engineered by Howard Siegel
Second Engineer : Karat Faye
Second Engineer, Mixing : Barbara Rooney
Recorded at Record Plant, Los Angeles ; Indigo Ranch, Malibu & Wizard Recording Studio, Los Angeles
Mixed at George Massenburg Studios, Los Angeles
The Innocents :
Chris Kaye : Drums
Michael Hurt : Vocals & Guitar
Tony Kowalski : Lead Guitar
Tommy Newman : Keyboards & Backing vocals
Marten Ingle : Bass & Backing vocals

Novo Combo "The Animation Generation" (1982) -AOR-


 Label : Polydor Records


01 - Animation Generation (Novo Combo)
02 - Too Long Gone (Novo Combo & Monica Tidwell)
03 - Slow Fade (Novo Combo & Michelle Dees)
04 - Keep Your Love Alive (Novo Combo)
05 - Anyone Can See (Novo Combo & Cindy Shrieve)
06 - Welcome Innervision (Novo Combo)
07 - Chained Man (Novo Combo)
08 - Follow The Love (Novo Combo)
09 - She Runs (Novo Combo & Michelle Dees)
10 - No Wonder (Novo Combo)


Produced by Novo Combo & Elliot Scheiner
Recorded & Re-mixed by Elliot Scheiner
Recorded at A&R Studios, Mediasound & Soundworks, New York City
Re-mixed at Automated Sound Studios, New York City
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, New York City
Synthesizer Programming : Rob Mounsey & Novo Combo
All Keyboards Performed by Novo Combo
Digital Doctors : Wayne Yurgelun & Bill Roach
Assistant Engineers : Larry Franke, Gregory Mann, Michael Morongell, Kevin Alpin & Cheryl Smith

Novo Combo :
Stephen Dees : Vocals & Bass
Pete Hewlett : Vocals & Guitar
Carlos Rios : Guitar & Background vocals
Michael Shrieve : Drums, Percussion & Background vocals


01 - Animation Generation

Lead vocal : Stephen Dees

02 - Too Long Gone

Lead vocal : Pete Hewlett

03 - Slow Fade

Lead vocal : Stephen Dees

04 - Keep Your Love Alive

Lead vocal : Pete Hewlett
 
05 - Anyone Can See

Lead vocal : Pete Hewlett
 
06 - Welcome Innervision

Lead vocal : Stephen Dees

07 - Chained Man

Lead vocal : Pete Hewlett
 
08 - Follow The Love

Lead vocal : Pete Hewlett
 
09 - She Runs

Lead vocal : Stephen Dees

10 - No Wonder

Lead vocal : Pete Hewlett

Novo Combo "Novo Combo" (1981) -AOR-



Label : Polydor Records


01 - Up Periscope (Stephen Dees)
02 - City Bound ("E" Train) (Stephen Dees & Desmond Child)
03 - We Need Love (Pete Hewlett, Michael Shrieve, Jack Griffith & Stephen Dees)
04 - Long Road (Stephen Dees & Jack Griffith)
05 - Tattoo (Pete Hewlett)
06 - Don't Do That (Stephen Dees, Michael Shrieve, Pete Hewlett & Jack Griffith)
07 - Sorry (For The Delay) (Stephen Dees)
08 - Axis Will Turn (Jack Griffith)
09 - Light Of The World (Pete Hewlett, Michael Shrieve, Jack Griffith & Stephen Dees)
10 - Do You Wanna Shake? (Pete Hewlett, Pete Hewlett & Michael Shrieve)
11 - Hard To Say Goodbye (Pete Hewlett)


Engineered & Mixed by Chris Kimsey
Associate Engineer : Brian McGee
Recorded & Mixed at The Hit Factory, New York City
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, New York
Novo Combo is Stephen Dees, Jack Griffith, Pete Hewlett & Michael Schrieve


01 - Up Periscope

Lead vocal : Stephen Dees

02 - City Bound ("E" Train)

Lead vocal : Stephen Dees

03 - We Need Love

Lead vocal Pete Hewlett

04 - Long Road

Lead vocal Pete Hewlett

05 - Tattoo

Lead vocal Pete Hewlett

06 - Don't Do That

Lead vocal Pete Hewlett

07 - Sorry (For The Delay)

Lead vocal : Stephen Dees

08 - Axis Will Turn

Lead vocal : Jack Griffith

09 - Light Of The World

Lead vocal Pete Hewlett

10 - Do You Wanna Shake?

Lead vocal Pete Hewlett

11 - Hard To Say Goodbye

Lead vocal : Pete Hewlett

Strange Advance ‎"The Distance Between" (1988) -Soft Rock / SynthPop-



Label : Capitol Records


01 - Till The Star Fall (Drew Arnott & Darryl Kromm)
02 - Love Becomes Electric (Darryl Kromm)
03 - Who Lives Next Door (Drew Arnott & Paul Hyde)
04 - Love Is Strange (Drew Arnott & Darryl Kromm)
05 - This Island Earth (Darryl Kromm)
06 - Hold You (Drew Arnott)
07 - Crying In The Ocean (Drew Arnott)
08 - Wild Blue (Drew Arnott & Darryl Kromm)
09 - Rock And Whirl (Darryl Kromm)
10 - Ultimate Angels (Drew Arnott & Dawnlea Tait-Arnott)
11 - Alien Time (Drew Arnott & Darryl Kromm)


Produced by Drew Arnott with Howard Ayee & *Joe Primeau (*for Do Re Mi Productions Inc.)
Engineered by Joe Primeau & Lenny DeRose
Assisted by Darren Miller, Randy Staub & Earl Torno
Mixed by Lenny DeRose except "Who Lives Next Door" Mixed by Bob Rock
Recorded at Phase One Studios, Toronto
Additional Recording at Do Re Mi Studio, Toronto ; Mushroom Studios, Vancouver & Nuke Sound, Pickering
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, N.Y.C.
Strange Advance is :
Darryl Kromm : Vocals, Guitar & 12 String
Drew Arnott : Vocals, Keyboards & Programming
Additional Musicians :
Drums : Greg Critchley (Tracks 02, 11) & Owen Tennyson (06)
Guitar : Jim Hubby (04, 06, 07), Ian Cameron (06), Simon Brierley (01, 03), Allan Holdsworth (03, 11), Ed Shaw (03, 08), Randy Bachman (04)
Bass : Howard Ayee (01, 02, 03, 06, 11), Matthew Gerrard (04, 07, 08), Steve Webster (07, 09)
Violin : Ian Cameron (07)
Pedal Steel : Kenny Greer (04)
Background vocals : Peter Fredette (03, 06, 11), Storm (10), Howard Ayee (01), Joe Primeau (01, 11)
Soprano : Dawnlea Arnott (06, 10)
Emulator Programming : Billy Chapman
Additional Programming : Howard Ayee, Scott Humphries, Gerald O'Brien
Alto Saxophone : Andrew Arnott (05)

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States "Picture Me With You" (1981) -AOR / Power Pop-



Label : The Boardwalk Entertainment Co.


01 - Picture Me With You (Jimmy McDonnell & Steve Chandler) 
02 - Angel Of The Morning (Chip Taylor)
03 - Saturday Night (E. Troyer & D. Brown)
04 - Love On The Line (Jimmy McDonnell)
05 - Tell Me It's Love (Randy Koontz)
06 - Love You Girl (T. Hatty - P. Christakos & P. Riley)
07 - Let's Roll (Jimmy McDonnell & Steve Chandler) 
08 - Jenny (Jimmy McDonnell, Steve Chandler & Barry Scott) 
09 - Just A Dream (Morgan Hampton)
10 - Get It (Barry Scott)


Produced by John Ryan for Chicago Kid Productions
Recorded & Mixed by Bill Drescher at Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, California
Assistant Engineer : Tori Swenson
Grand Piano : Nicky Hopkins
Alto Sax : Jerry Jumonville

States :
Dominic Germano : Electric Bass
Morgan Hampton : Drums, Percussion, Harmony Vocals & Lead vocal on "Just A Dream"
Barry Scott : Lead Guitar, Harmony Vocals & Lead vocal on "Get It"
Jimmy McDonnell : Lead vocals & Harmony Vocals
Robert Schindler : Electronic Keyboards
Steve Chandler : Special Effect Guitars & Harmony Vocals

Bob Meighan Band "(Me'hun)" (1977) -Country Rock / Soft Rock-



Label : Capitol Records


01 - Under The Falling Sky (Jackson Browne)
02 - Everynight (Bob Meighan)
03 - From Who (Bob Meighan)
04 - Only Living Son (Bob Meighan)
05 - White Lies (Bob Meighan & David Mason)
06 - Almost Saturday Night (John Fogerty)
07 - So Long (Bob Meighan & David Mason)
08 - Lover's Eyes (Bob Meighan & David Mason)
09 - The Judge (Bob Meighan, Howard & David Dodt)
10 - Emergency (Bob Meighan)


Produced by Bob Meighan, John Palladino & Ed Black
Recording Engineers : Don Wood, Mike Beiriger, Don Henderson
Mixing Engineer : Mike Beiriger
Production Assistant : John Spencer
Basic Tracks Recorded at Capitol Records
All Other Recording & Mixing at The Record Plant, Los Angeles

The Band :
Bob Meighan : Guitars & Vocals
Dick Furlow : Bass
Milt Miller : Drums & Percussion
David Dodt : Guitars & Vocals
David Mason : Keyboards

Guests :
Jeff Gilkinson : Banjo, Harmonica & Cello
Jerry Swallow : Electric Guitar
Richie Cavanaugh : Electric Guitar
Rick Littlefield : Electric Guitar
Jerry Manfredi : Bass & Horn Arrangements
Tim Downs : Percussion
Steve Forman : Congas
Bruce Fowler : Trombone
Ed Black : Guitars & Steel

'Seawind' Horns :
Larry Williams : Tenor Sax
Jerry Hey : Trumpet
Kim Hutchroft : Alto Sax

Background vocals : Bob Meighan, Mike Condello, Doug Haywood, Valerie Carter, Bobby Cochran & David Dodt

Fotomaker "Transfer Station" (1979) -Soft Rock / AOR-



Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation


01 - Gotta Feel Your Love (Frankie Vinci & Matthew Jaye)
02 - Lightning (Frankie Vinci & Lex Marchesi)
03 - Make Me Wanna Dance (Frankie Vinci)
04 - Love Me Forever (Frankie Vinci & Lex Marchesi)
05 - Fooled Again (Frankie Vinci)
06 - Nowhere To Turn (Lex Marchesi & Frankie Vinci)
07 - A Woman Like You (Frankie Vinci)
08 - Don't Let Go (Frankie Vinci & Lex Marchesi)


Fotomaker :
Gene Cornish : Bass
Dino Danelli : Drums & Percussion
Lex Marchesi : Guitars & Vocals
Frankie Vinci : Keyboards, Alto Flute & Lead vocals

Produced & Engineered by Barry Mraz
Sax on "Gotta Feel Your Love" : Michael Brecker
Backing vocals on "Make Me Wanna Dance" : Dan Lloyd
Oberheim Program : Ed Walsh
Assistant Engineers : Julie Last, Jeff Hendrickson, David Brody & Jamie Schwartz
Mastered by Dennis King at Atlantic Studios

Country Joe McDonald "Childs Play" (1983) -Folk Rock / Soft Rock-



Label : Rag Baby Records / Intercord Records / One Way Records


01 - Not In A Chinese Restaurant (Joe McDonald)
02 - Power Plant Blues (Joe McDonald)
03 - Picks And Lasers (Joe McDonald)
04 - Ice Pack (Joe McDonald)
05 - One More Year Of Good Times (Joe McDonald)
06 - Vietnam Never Again (Joe McDonald)
07 - America My Home (Joe McDonald)
08 - Star Yeck: Voyage(Joe McDonald, Trevor Lawrence & Jay Graydon)
       Vietnam Never Again
       America My Home
       Star Yeck: Voyage Of The Good Ship Undersize
       Capt. James P. Jerk
       Mr. Spot
       Lt. Ungawa
       Mr. Jeckoff
       The Computer
       Spitty
       Space Garbage Monster
09 - Mi Corazon (Joe McDonald)


Produced by Joe McDonald & Bruce Walford, Trevor Lawrence & Bill Belmont
Engineers : Bruce Walford, John Fishbach, Phil Kaffel, Jesse Osborne, Richie Corsello & Jamie Bridges
Mixed by Michael Herbick ; "Star Yeck", Richie Corsello ; "One More Year Of Good Times", Jamie Bridges"Ice Park", Joe McDonald & Bruce Walford
Recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California & Crystal Sound Studios, Los Angeles, California


01 - Not In A Chinese Restaurant

Joe McDonald : Acoustic Guitar
Peter Walsh : Bass & Vocals
Gary Goodrow, Jim Cranna, Nancy Fish & Lisa Eunson : Player

02 - Power Plant Blues

Joe McDonald : Vocals
Jay Graydon & John Blackley : Electric Guitar
Mike Porcaro : Bass
David Foster : Piano
Jeff Porcaro : Drums

03 - Picks And Lasers

Joe McDonald : Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Vocal & Korg Electronics
Peter Walsh : Electric Guitar
David Hayes : Bass
Jeffrey Myers : Drums

04 - Ice Park

Joe McDonald : Acoustic Guitar
Peter Walsh : Bass

05 - One More Year Of Good Times

Joe McDonald : Acoustic Guitar
Peter Walsh : Bass

06 - Vietnam Never Again

Joe McDonald : Acoustic & Vocal
Greg Douglass : Electric Guitar
David Hayes : Bass
John Allair : Piano
Tom Dollinger : Drums

07 - America My Home

Joe McDonald : Acoustic Guitar
Peter Walsh : Bass

08 - Star Yeck: Voyage Of The Good Ship Undersize       Capt. James P. Jerk
       Mr. Spot
       Lt. Ungawa
       Mr. Jeckoff
       The Computer
       Spitty
       Space Garbage Monster

Jay Graydon : Guitar
Mac Cridlin : Bass
Bill Cuomo : Piano
Michael Boddicker : Effects

09 - Mi Corazon

Joe McDonald : Acoustic Guitar, Vocal & Harmonica
David Hayes : Bass
Peter Walsh : Guitar
Jeffrey Myers : Drums

Country Joe McDonald ‎"Rock And Roll Music From The Planet Earth" (1978) -Country Rock / Soft Rock-



Label : Fantasy Records


01 - Coyote (Joe McDonald)
02 - Bring Back The Sixties Man (Joe McDonald)
03 - Sunshine Through My Window (Joe McDonald)
04 - Rock And Roll Again (Joe McDonald)
05 - Darkship (Joe McDonald)
06 - Y-o-u (Joe McDonald)
07 - Southern Cross (Joe McDonald)
08 - Space Patrol (Joe McDonald)
09 - U.F.O. (Joe McDonald)
10 - Get It Together (Joe McDonald)


Produced by Trevor Lawrence
Engineered by John Fishbach, Phil Kaffel & David Henson
Assisted by Ann Bolling & Steve Williams
Recorded at Crystal Sound, Hollywood & Fantasy Studios, Berkeley - May & November 1977
Mixed at Crystal by John Fishbach
Mastered at Crystal by Jeff Saunders


01 - Coyote

Bass : Mike Porcaro
Electric Guitars : Jay Graydon
Vamp Solo : John Blakeley
Solo & Electric Piano : David Foster
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Strings by Trevor Lawrence
Background vocals : Stephanie Spruill, Lisa Roberts & Jim Gilstrap

02 - Bring Back The Sixties Man

Bass : Mac Cridlin
Electric Guitars : Jay Graydon
Piano : Bill Cuomo
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Synth : Michael Boddicker
Horns : Steve Madaio, Chuck Findley, John Mitchell & Trevor Lawrence
Horns & Strings by Trevor Lawrence
Background vocals : Jon Joyce, Andrea Robinson, John Lehman & Jim Gilstrap

03 - Sunshine Through My Window

Bass : Mac Cridlin
Electric Guitars : Jay Graydon
Piano : Bill Cuomo
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Synth : Michael Boddicker
Horns : Steve Madaio, Chuck Findley, John Mitchell & Trevor Lawrence
Horns & Strings by Trevor Lawrence
Background vocals : Jon Joyce, Andrea Robinson, John Lehman & Jim Gilstrap
Harmonica : Joe McDonald
Tamboura : Sarod Ashih Khan

04 - Rock And Roll Again

Bass : Mike Porcaro
Electric Guitars : Jay Graydon & John Blackeley
Piano : David Foster
Drums : Jeff Porcaro & Chilli Charles
Horns : Steve Madaio, Trevor Lawrence, Chuck Findley & John Mitchell
Horns by Trevor Lawrence
Background vocals : Lisa Roberts, Stephanie Spruill, Marty McCall & Roger Kenerly-Saint

05 - Darkship

Bass : Mac Cridlin
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Organ : Bill Cuomo
Drums : Jeff Porcaro

06 - Y-o-u

Bass : Mac Cridlin
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Organ : Bill Cuomo
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Background vocals : Peter Walsh

07 - Southern Cross

Bass : Mike Porcaro
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Piano : David Foster
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Background vocals : Lisa Roberts, Stephanie Spruill & Jim Gilstrap
Digerree Doo : Chuck Findley

08 - Space Patrol

Bass : Mac Cridlin
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Organ : Bill Cuomo
Drums : Jeff Porcaro

09 - U.F.O.

Bass : Mac Cridlin
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Organ : Bill Cuomo
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Background vocals : Peter Walsh
Horns : Steve Madaio, Trevor Lawrence & Chuck Findley
Horns by Trevor Lawrence

10 - Get It Together

Bass : Mike Porcaro
Guitars : John Blakeley
Electric Piano : David Foster
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Background vocals : Lisa Roberts, Stephanie Spruill, Marti McCall & Roger Kenerly-Saint

15/10/2017

Paul Hyde And The Payolas "Here's The World For Ya" (1985) -AOR-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Stuck In The Rain (Bob Rock & Paul Hyde)
02 - You're The Only One (Bob Rock, David Foster, Paul Hyde & Miriam Nelson)
03 - It Won't Be You (Bob Rock, Paul Hyde, David Foster, Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance)
04 - Cruel Hearted Lovers (Bob Rock, Paul Hyde & Miriam Nelson)
05 - It Must Be Love (Bob Rock, Paul Hyde & Miriam Nelson)
06 - Little Boys (Bob Rock & Paul Hyde)
07 - All That I Want (Bob Rock & Paul Hyde)
08 - Here's The World (Bob Rock, David Foster, Paul Hyde & Miriam Nelson)
09 - Rhythm Slaves (Bob Rock & Paul Hyde)
10 - Never Leave This Place (Bob Rock & Paul Hyde)


Produced by David Foster
Recorded & Mixed by Bob Rock
Second Engineer : Mike Fraser
Recorded at Little Mountain Sound, Vancouver, B.C.
Originally Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound
Keyboards : David Foster & Christopher Livingston
Background vocals : Richard Marx, Paul Janz, Henri Lorieau, Sugar Jones, Mark Lafrance, Todd Smallwood & David Foster
Harmonica : Christophe Allen
Sax Extraordinare : Mark Rousseau
Synth Program : Steve Porcaro
Horn Arrangement : Jerry Hey

The Outfield ‎"Bangin'" (1987) -AOR / Power Pop / Soft Rock-



Label : CBS Records


01 - Somewhere In America (John Spinks)
02 - Bangin' On My Heart (John Spinks)
03 - No Surrender (John Spinks)
04 - Moving Target (John Spinks)
05 - Long Way Home (John Spinks & Rick Di Fonzo)
06 - Playground (John Spinks)
07 - Alone With You (John Spinks)
08 - The Main Attraction (John Spinks)
09 - Better Than Nothing (John Spinks)
10 - Since You've Been Gone (John Spinks)


All Instruments & Voices - The Outfield (John Spinks, Tony Lewis & Alan Jackman (Plug))*
*Except :
Additional Backing vocals : Frankie Callaghan
Synthesizers on "Alone With You" : Peter Wood
Synthesizers on "No Surrender" : The Filth Sisters, Programming by Dee Long
Produced by William Wittman for Weedy Wet Productions
Engineered by John Angelo
Executive Producer : Rick Chertoff for Uncle Webb Productions
Jugs : Steve Ralbovsky
Recorded at Air Studios, London
Assistant Engineer : Steve Lyon
Mixed at Record Plant Studios, New York
Assistant Engineer : Ted Trewhella
Mastered at Sterling Sound by George Marino

Bob Crewe "Motivation" (1977) -Soft Rock / AOR / Blue-Eyed Soul-



Label : Elektra / Asylum Records


01 - Motivation** (Bob Crewe & Mark James)
02 - Give It Hell** (Bob Crewe & Bob Hardwick)
03 - Lady Love Song* (Bob Crewe & Mark James)
04 - It Took A Long Time (For The First Time In My Life)** (Bob Crewe, L. Russell Brown & R. Bloodworth)
05 - Marriage Made In Heaven** (Kenny Nolan)
06 - Somethin' Like Nothin' Before** (Bob Crewe & L. Russell Brown)
07 - In Another Life* (Bob Crewe & Mark James)
08 - Baby Whatcha Doin' A Me?* (Bob Crewe & Bob Hardwick)
09 - Merci Beaucoup (Bob Crewe)


Produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett
Arrangements :
Rhythm Tracks : Barry Beckett
Horns & Strings : Barry Fasman* & Mike Lewis**
Vocal Background : Jon Joyce & Bob Crewe
Recording Studios :
Rhythm Tracks & Percussion : Muscle Shoals Sound, Sheffield, Alabama
Recording Engineers : Jerry Masters & Steve Melton
Horns, Strings & Background vocals : Cherokee Studio, Hollywood, California
Recording Engineer : Dee Robb
Re-Mix Engineers : Bruce Robb, except on "Marriage Made In Heaven" John Arrias
Lead vocals & Solo Piano Overdubs : Media Sound, New York
Recording Engineer : Michael De Lugg
Note :
Lead vocals were also Recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound & Cherokee Studio
Mastering : Terry Dunavan, Elektra Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Voices of Inspiration" Choir Directed & Conducted by Alexander Hamilton (Featured on "Give It Hell" & "It Took A Long Time")

Musicians :
Guitars : Pete Carr - Lead, Jimmy Johnson & Trevor Veitch
Keyboards : Barry Beckett, Tim Henson, Bhen Lanzaroni (Featured Pianist on "Lady Love Song", "Baby, Whatcha Down' A' Me?" & "In Another Life"), David Hood
Drums : Roger Hawkins
Percussion : Tom Roady, Tommy Vig
Jew's Harp : Joe Robb (Featured on "Merci Beaucoup")
Accordion : Stephen Paletta (Featured on "Merci Beaucoup")
Trumpets : Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Ollie Mitchell
Trombones : Lew McCreary, George Bohannon, Jack Redmond
Saxophones : Jon Kip & Clarinet (Featured on "Merci Beaucoup"), Ernie Watts, Gene Cipriano & Woodwinds
French Horns : Vince De Rosa, David Duke, Arthur Maebe, Dick Parisi
Harp : Gayle Levant, Cerlye Mills
Violins : Sid Sharp - Concert Master (Featured on "Merci Beaucoup"), William Kurasch, James Getzoff, Murray Adler, Henry Ferber, Tibor Zelig, Arnold Belnick, Stanley Plummer, Joy Lyle, Ronald Folsom, Isabelle Daskoff, Jay Rosen, Harris Goldman, Daniel Shindaryov, Josef Schoenbrun, Michelle Grab, John Whittenberg, Dan Turner, Franklin D'Antonio
Violas : Allan Harshman, Samuel Boghossian, Mike Nowack, David Schwartz, Pamela Goldsmith, Herschel Wise
Cellos : Jesse Ehrlich, Armand Kaproff, Glen Grab, Harry Saluts, Selene Hurford
Background vocals : Kim Carnes, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Jon Joyce, Curt Becher, Stan Farber, Mitch Gordon, Jim Haas & Jim Gilstrap

The Cretones "Snap! Snap! (1981) -AOR / Soft Rock-



Label : Planet Records


01 - Empty Heart (Mark Goldenberg)
02 - Hanging On To One (Mark Goldenberg)
03 - Swinging Divorcee (Mark Goldenberg)
04 - Lonely Street (Mark Goldenberg)
05 - I Can't Get Over You (Mark Goldenberg)
06 - One Kiss (Mark Goldenberg)
07 - Love Is Turning (Mark Goldenberg)
08 - Girls! Girls! Girls! (Mark Goldenberg)
09 - Snap! Snap! (Mark Goldenberg)
10 - Mood Vertigo (Mark Goldenberg)


Norman Epstein Management in Conjunction with Ron Weiss Presents 
A Peter Bernstein Production of Planet Recording Artists The Cretones featuring :
Steve Beers on Drums
Peter Bernstein on Bass & Harmonies
Mark Goldenberg on Lead vocals, Guitar, Synthesizer & Vibes
Steve Leonard on All Manner of Keyboards
In their new Album "Snap! Snap!"
With Music & Lyrics by Mark Goldenberg, Additional Music & Lyrics by Mark Goldenberg
Produced by Peter Bernstein
Engineered by Gabe Veltri
Recorded & Mixed by Gabe Veltri in The Los Angeles
Basin at Soundcastle Recording Studios with Assistance by Mitch Gibson
Additional Recording was done at Redwing Sound with help from Larry Hinds, Kirk Butler & Paul Lani
Also at California Recorders Assisted by Todd Van Etten
Mastered at The Mastering Lab by Doug Sax
We would like to Thank :
M.L. Benoit for Hand Percussion
Phil Kenzie for Baritone Sax on "Swinging Divorcee"
Bill Payne for his assistance on "Swinging Divorcee"

Combonation ‎"Combonation" (1984) -AOR / Soft Rock-



Label : Warner Bros. Records


01 - Babble On (Steve Dudas & Mark Hart)
02 - Adventures In Modern Living (Steve Dudas, Mark Hart, Randy Foote & Rick Moors)
03 - It's All Over Sue (Steve Dudas & Mark Hart)
04 - Hazardous Conditions (Steve Dudas, Mark Hart & Randy Foote)
05 - A Place In Your Life (Steve Dudas, Mark Hart & Billy Thomas)
06 - Girls Like You (Steve Dudas, Randy Foote, Mark Hart & Leinheiser)
07 - We's Gwyne Hollywood (Randy Foote, Rick Moors, Leinheiser & Temple)
08 - No More Information (Steve Dudas, Mark Hart, Rick Moors & Billy Thomas)
09 - Nature Of The Beast (Steve Dudas, Mark Hart, Randy Foote & Billy Thomas)


Produced by Ted Templeman
Engineered by Lee Herschberg, Donn Landee & Mark Linett
Originally Mastered by Bobby Hata
Production Coordinator : Joan Parker
Combonation :
Mark Hart : Vocals, Guitars & Keyboards
Steve Dudas : Lead Guitar
Randy Foote : Vocals & Percussion
Rick Moors : Bass
Billy Thomas : Drums & Vocals